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Thurston's Big Weekend (25th & 26th September) - Event Summary

Aug. 29 - Sep. 26, 2021

Location: Various venues around the village

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Thurston's Big Weekend logoIntroducing Thurston's Big Weekend on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th September. There's lots going on! 

Here is an events summary with links to more information, if available. While every effort will be made to keep these listings up-to-date, please be aware there may be last minute alterations on the day. Venue addresses are given at the bottom of the page. 

Friday 24th September: 

7:00 pm Harvest Supper

Cavendish Hall

£7.00 - please book in advance

Saturday 25th September:

9:30 am Sponsored scooter ride New Green
9.30 am  Bury Soft Play taster session New Green Centre
10:00 am Grand opening of the new kitchen at Cavendish Hall by local dignitary Penny Otton Cavendish Hall
10:00 am onwards Find out about recreation, social, sporting, health & fitness activities at New Green  New Green Centre
10:00 am - 11:00 am Submit your Face the Veg competition entries St. Peter's Church
10:00 am - 2.00 pm Register in the library & pick-up your Treasure Trail map Library
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Buy your raffle tickets - draw takes place 2:30 pm on Sunday Library
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Refreshments: Thurst Coffee Shop Big Weekend specials New Green Centre
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibition on the history of Thurston & refreshments Cavendish Hall
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Find out more about the Parish Council from representatives of the Council Cavendish Hall
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Thurston Scouts: fun activities for children Cavendish Recreation Ground
10:30 am - 2:30 pm Weekend Wings: children's craft activity Library
11:00 am Backflip Ben - acrobatic display New Green Centre
12 noon - 2:00 pm Performance by Bury Student Orchestra New Green Centre
12:30 pm Backflip Ben - acrobatic display New Green Centre
2:00 - 3:00 pm Draw-Along with Nick Sharratt - please book in advance Library
2:30 pm Match of the day: Thurston Rugby Club 1st Team fixture - kick-off 3:00 pm Thurston Rugby Club
2:30 pm Zumba Gold demonstration - total body dance workout New Green Centre
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Children's disco New Green Centre
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Classy Burgers: pop-up burger bar courtesy of Thurston Butchers New Green Centre
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Live music: jazz, rock & blues from the Hullab'lues New Green Centre
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm Family Fun Quiz - small entry fee to cover the cost of prizes New Green Centre
9:30 pm - 11.45 pm Live music New Green Centre

 Sunday 26th September:

10:00 am Suffolk Police New Green Centre
10:00 am onwards Find out about recreation, social, sporting, health & fitness activities at New Green New Green Centre
10:00 am onwards Garage Sale Trail Various locations
10:00 am - 11.45 am Carpet bowls New Green Centre
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Petichor Charms pop-up stall: jewellery handmade in Thurston 1 Hunter Drive
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Buy your raffle tickets - draw takes place at 2:30pm Library
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Big Library Sale Library
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Cricket on the Rec Cavendish Recreation Ground
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibition on the history of Thurston & refreshments Cavendish Hall
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Refreshments: Thurst Coffee Shop Big Weekend specials New Green Centre
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Find out more about the Parish Council from representatives of the Council Cavendish Hall
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Thurston Scouts: fun activities for Children New Primary School
10:15 am Treasure Trail correct entries prize draw takes place Library
10:30 am Harvest Festival Service St. Peter's Church
10:30 am Lap the Green - social / sponsored walk New Green 
10:30 am - 2:30 pm Weekend Wings: children's craft activity Library
11:30 am - 2:00 pm Picnic - bring your own food or pick some up at Thurst Coffee Shop New Green
12 noon onwards Mobile Refill Shop New Green
12 noon - 2:00 pm Live Music from Deja Vu New Green Centre
2:30 pm Raffle draw takes place Library
Time t.b.c Display of retro cars and tractors New Green

Venue addresses:

Cavendish Hall, Church Road, Thurston, IP31 3RU

Cavendish Recreation Ground, Church Road, Thurston, IP31 3RU

New Green Centre, New Green Avenue, Thurston, IP31 3TG

St. Peters’ Church, Church Road, Thurston, IP31 3RU

Thurston Library, Norton Road, Thurston, IP31 3PB

Thurston Primary School, Pond Field Lane, Thurston, IP31 3FT

Thurston Ruby Club, Robinson Field, Ixworth Rd, Thurston, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 3QE