Fringe Events 2023

The Festival Fringe runs alongside the Festival Day.  It is a series of events put on by local restaurants and and food & drink related businesses for example local food themed evenings, special menus or tours. It gets the Festival off to a flying start and sets the scene for the big day itself.

Details of the events are shown below including links to the business websites.  

Book early to make sure you get a place as some events have limited numbers and places fill up.

Earsham Street Cafe

Address: 11 Earsham St, Bungay
NR35 1AE

Contact: 01986 893103

Event: 6 Course Persian Tasting Menu

Date: 25th & 26th May 2023

Time: 6:45pm

Description: Syria: a diffusion of cultures; many civilisations have settled in this area, each leaving their own mark on Syrian cuisine. Celebrate the delicious food that’s developed over the years.

Max Attendees: 48

Cost: £35.95

Easy Tiger

Address: Newgate, Beccles NR34 9QB

Contact: 07706 017553

Event: Asian Meal

Dates: 16-18 May, 23-25 May 2023

Time: 6pm – 9:00pm

Description: Two Course Asian Set Meal. The menu at Easy Tiger is a little different from your normal Thai or Asian inspired restaurant. Although there will be familiar dishes, they include a range of spiced dishes to suit all palates, and showcase authentic Asian ingredients. 

Max Attendees: 

Cost: £19.00


Address: 29 New Market Beccles Suffolk NR34 9HE

Contact: 07540 155162

Event: Ladies Who Lunch

Dates: 16-20 May, 23-27 May 2023

Time: 12:00 – 2pm

Description: Two course set lunch, glass of fizz optional. Classed as a Restaurant, Bar & Grill, Graze offers an array of food choices. Offering two floors of restaurant, private dining and an impressive garden for enjoying lazy afternoons.

Max Attendees: 

Cost: £15 (£19 with fizz)

Loddon Swan

Address: Church Plain, Loddon , Norfolk  NR14 6LX 

Contact: 01508 528039

Event: Lunch & Dinner

Dates: 13th & 14th May 2023

Time: Lunch & Dinner Service

Description: Our menu for the weekend will be made up of foods from a 10 mile radius of Loddon, celebrating the incredible producers we have on our doorstep! 

Max Attendees: 40-50 per service 

Cost: Variable

The Racehorse Inn

Address: Mill Common, Westhall, Suffolk IP19 8RQ

Contact: 01502 575665

Event: Beccles Brew Day and Night

Date: 20th May 2023

Time: 11am – 10:00pm

Description: A Special Day at the Pub with beer from The Beccles Brew Co. & other local brewers from The Waveney Valley and Special Suffolk Sausages served in a variety of dishes.

Beccles and District Museum

Address: Leman House, Ballygate, Beccles NR34 9ND


Event: Food Quiz for Children

Dates: 13 May – 10 June 2023

Time: 1:45pm – 4:30pm

Description: 20 questions to find the answers to while enjoying the exhibits. Free to enter with a prize for the winner. 

Clinks Care Farm

Address: Clinks Care farm Clinks Farm
Church Road Toft Monks Beccles Norfolk NR34 0ET 

Contact: 01502 679134 


Event: Meet the Farmer Tour & Afternoon Tea

Dates: 3rd June 2023

Times: 1pm / 2.15pm / 3.30pm

Description: Farm walk and talk with the Farmer, to see our farm and the sustainable growing methods, followed
by afternoon tea in the Barn

Max Attendees: 20 per session

Cost: £10







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