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Location: The Hold, Ipswich, IP4 1LN
Date: Saturday 11th September and Sunday 12th September
Time: 10am – 4pm each day
Price: Free, drop in.

Pop down to the Hold for a look around the archive displays including our Cafe wall which features a range of tasty historic recipes from the Suffolk Archives collections. Take a sniff and find out where some of your everyday herbs and spices first came from, watch how to recreate World War Two rock cakes at home, and add your family favourites to our recipe board.

Plant First Aid Trail: Search the gardens at The Hold and see if you can find all of the parts of a Medieval first aid kit! A free family trail available at The Hold all weekend.