A Right Royal Do!

Published: Wednesday 16th May 2018

Written by: Aimee Anderson

Have you bought your hat yet? There’s nothing better than a wedding to get you in high spirits. And when there’s royalty involved… well, that’s the icing on the (wedding) cake! Saturday 19th May 2018 sees a hugely exciting time for everyone across the UK as Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle. If you’d like to experience the hype of the big day without the crowds, there are plenty of events taking place in Suffolk over this weekend.

Take a look at our pick of the best regal events taking place across the county:


Victoria Beer Festival @ The Victoria, Earl Soham

Raise a glass to the happy couple at the delightfully traditional country pub The Victoria in the picturesque village of Earl Soham. With a selection of ales and ciders on offer as well as live music, home-cooked pub food, spit roast lamb and BBQ. The Victoria Beer Festival is running from Friday 18th – Sunday 20th. Contact 01728 685758 for more information.


Royal Wedding Bottomless Brunch @ The Turks Head, Hasketon

Bottomless. Brunch. The two words that bring joy to everyone’s heart! Head down to the award-winning Turks Head at Hasketon this Saturday from 10am until 2pm and you can enjoy bottomless tea, coffee, soft drinks and…. Wait for it…. PROSECCO for just £18! Plus, the big day will be shown on TV in the pubs garden so you can celebrate with Harry & Meghan without having to travel. Contact 01394 610343 for more information.


Gala Lunch @ The Swan, Lavenham

As part of the 1940’s themed Lavenham Vintage Weekend, The Swan is offering a delicious gala lunch to truly immerse yourself in the life of royalty. A delicious menu will be served including the Queen Mother’s favourite dish to start – eggs Drumkilbo. Arrive at 11.30am before the ceremony begins to take your seat. The ‘big day’ will be televised throughout lunch. £32.95 per person. Contact The Swan directly to find out more on 01787 247477.


Royal Afternoon Tea @ Wilby Coronation Hall

The quaint village of Wilby is hosting a truly royal event to HRH Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle on a big screen with the addition of a traditional afternoon tea. Tickets are just £5 and entry includes a glass of Pimms or bubbly, a spread of sandwiches, cakes, scones, jam and cream… Yum! Proceeds from the event will go to The Invictus Games Foundation. Contact 01379 388112 for tickets.


Aimee Anderson
Aimee Anderson


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