Bungay Festival programme

BUNGAY Festival 2008 programme for the next seven days:Events throughout the festival:Shop window display competition on the theme Bungay: a Town of Letters, vote for your favourite window display.

BUNGAY Festival 2008 programme for the next seven days:

Events throughout the festival:

Shop window display competition on the theme Bungay: a Town of Letters, vote for your favourite window display. Ballot boxes at The Library, Post Office and art exhibition at Trinity Street House.

Art exhibition at Trinity Street House, 19, Trinity Street, daily 10am-6pm, collection for Bungay Arts and Theatre Society.

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Emmanuel Church 350th anniversary events, July 12-19, including historical photographic exhibition at the church, 10am-4pm daily, slide shows 10.30am and 2.30pm.

Festival at the Fisher Theatre event - details weekly in the Journal Guide

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Festival Events:

Today, July 11 - 9am-5pm, photography exhibition, St Mary's Church (also Saturday, July 12 and Sunday July 13. Donations.

5.45pm, town reeve's event in the Castle Keep, with Bigod's Music, dinner 5.45pm, music 6.45pm, tickets £15, music only £6, from the Cafe at the Castle, call 01986 893563.

Tomorrow, July 12 - 11am, treasure hunt, Castle Hills, organised by the Bungay Youth Association, with best pirate flag and best dressed pirate competitions, for under 12s.

Book launch, the Bewilderbat Book, Toy and Gift Emporium, Earsham Street, story telling at 2.15pm, 3.15pm, 4pm and 4.10pm.

Sunday, July 13 - 9am-4pm, antiques street fair, Earsham Street and Castle Meadow.

NSPCC flag day, at the street fair.

10am-4pm, Kite Day on the Common, kite making and demonstrations, kite displays, kites for sale, £1.50 for kite materials, free to watch.

10am, Bungay in the 1860s, Fisher Theatre, stereo slides of old Bungay, free (donations).

2pm onwards, an afternoon of traditional family games, St Edmund's Church, St Mary's Street, cream teas.

Monday, July 14 - 7.30pm, Bungay Good Read Group, Bungay Library, with guest speaker Esther Freud, £2.50 including refreshments.

Tuesday, July 14 - 11am-5pm, exhibition on Clay's 200 years of printing in Bungay, Fisher Theatre Cellar Bar, admission free, daily till July 20.

3pm, Tea dance, Fisher Theatre, admission £4.

7.30pm, real ale trail part two, start at Green Dragon, Broad Street, call 01986 892905 or 01986 893155

7.15pm, Bungay Women's Institute open evening, Community Centre, with talk on the Redwings Horse Sanctuary, admission free.

Wednesday, July 16 - 7.30pm, Joe Jermy's A Suffolk Town, historic slides by Frank Honeywood, Emmanuel Church, donations.

Thursday, July 17 - 3pm, Town Trail with the Bungay Society, meet at St Mary's Church for a tour of Bungay's street and buildings, finishing at the Café at the Castle for photographic display, £3 including refreshments.

Friday, July 18 - 7pm, Eats and Entertainment, Holy Trinity Church, competitions, raffles, music and comedy, with cheese and wine, to raise funds for creche in the church, £4, children free, call 01986 892855.

Post festival events:

July 22: 7.30pm, real ale trail part three, meet at Butter Cross for coach trip, £3 coach fare, book on 01986 892905 or 01986 893155.

July 23: 7.30pm, Shakespeare at the Castle, The Tempest, by Circle '67, entry by ticket only from Café at the Castle or by calling 01986 892905, entry free, hat collection.

July 26: Let's Go Fishing! Bungay Common pond, free for juniors, booking essential, call Mark Casto 07969641061.

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