What's on in Sudbury, Suffolk in April

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Sudbury comes alive with events in April and with the warmer weather more outside pursuits.  Boat Trips by the River Stour Trust have started again, every Sunday from April through to October, they operate between Sudbury, Great Cornard and Great Henny.  The Choral Society hold their Spring Concert in St. Peter’s  (…)

in the centre of Sudbury on April 17,.  They will be performing Choral Music from the Classical period.  Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, Schubert’s Magnificat and Haydn’s Salve Regina

Record Store Day on April 16, Compact Music are located in their new address at 91 North Street, next to Cafe Nero and will have a selection of limited edition vinyl and CD available in store.  Record Store Day is exclusive to independent records stores and Sudbury is proud to have one of the last independent record shops in East Anglia.

The current exhibition at Gainsborough’s House are the etchings my Samuel Palmer.  Try to make your own print inspired by Samuel on April 5 this is suitable for children accompanied by an adult and will include a tour of the exhibition.

The Quay is much more than just a Theatre, check out their new website www.quaysudbury.com, with the highly rated food by Shillingfords, clubs and societies.  Two great films not to be missed at The Quay are Suffragette on April 11 and Alan Bennet’s The Lady in the Van on April 20.

St. Peter’s is an attractive and popular venue for all types of events, exhibitions, craft fairs and concerts.  The lunchtime concerts start on April 12, with performances every Tuesday throughout the Spring and Summer between 12.30pm to 1.30pm, everyone is welcome to pop in and out as they wish.

On Saturday, April 30 there is a Big Band Tea Dance to be held in St. Peter’s, doors open at 1pm and tickets are just £12.  Whether you want to dance or watch, it will be a great event with a vintage tea room organised by Juniper Flowers in North Street.

All events are listed on our What’s On page