James Mayhew, the celebrated Bungay-based book illustrator and author, has published a new work: Once Upon A Tune, Stories from…
What’s Happening in Bungay this month?
Suffolk Landscapes Exhibition at The Fisher Theatre Gallery
David Pairpoint’s exhibition of more recent work depicting the Suffolk landscape is on 11am – 3pm upstairs in the Gallery at the Fisher. All of the work is for sale!
New Farmers Market for Bungay
At the new Community Centre – every 4th Saturday of the month, 9am – 1pm.
Lunchtime Concerts @ St. Mary’s
Thursday 16th September sees the finale of the very popular season of lunchtime concerts at St.Mary’s with William Drew-Batty performing Vaughan Williams ‘Songs of Travel’. Everyone likes a bit of Vaughan Williams!
An Autumn programme of lunchtime concerts will be announced soon!
The Fisher Theatre Opens Again!
The Fisher is back! For details of all forthcoming performances please see The Fisher Theatre.
See more events here
Welcome to Bungay, Suffolk
A Fine Old Town
Bungay is a beautiful historic market town, in the heart of the Waveney Valley, with roots that can be traced back to Roman times.
Nestling within a wide meander of the river Waveney, which forms the border between Norfolk and Suffolk, Bungay was, and is, in an excellent position then, to ward off invaders, now to explore the delights of both Norfolk and Suffolk.
Standing proudly in the centre of Market Place is the Buttercross, built in the 17th century with the statue of Justice on top of the dome, erected some 60 years later. The Buttercross was paired with a Corn Cross, long since demolished, and marked Bungay’s importance as a vibrant market town. Indeed, a weekly market still takes place around the Buttercross each Thursday and with its annual Street Markets, independent food producers and shops Bungay continues to thrive as a market town.
From the Buttercross it is just a few steps to first visit the old Benedictine priory ruins which lie behind the majestic St. Mary’s church and, over the road and through the passageway between The Swan and the Bungay Shopper, Bungay Castle can be found. Also in picturesque ruins the castle can be accessed through the café that sits beside it.
Bungay is known for its many independent shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes but step away from the centre and you will find yourself, whether you go west or north, by the river where you can explore the delights of Falcon Meadow or Outney Common.
Welcome to Bungay!