Cavendish is one of the prettiest villages in Suffolk. It is famous for its thatched cottages and picturesque green, set against a backdrop of the historic Saint Mary’s Church and the Five Bells free house. Overall, a quintessential English Village scene.

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For Invite to Cavendish Parish Council's Annual Parish Meeting on Monday 23rd May click on link below

Annual Parish Meeting Notice-2022


Cavendish Primary School - Jubilee Dance Festival @ School

Friday 27th May 2022 1:15pm — 4:00pm

Dance festival, raffle, splat the rat, how many balloons in the car, etc

C&DHS - Plant Fair - Memorial Hall

Saturday 28th May 2022 10:30am — 11:59am

CPC - Jubilee 'Beacon lighting' on The Green

Thursday 2nd June 2022 9:45pm — 10:00pm

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Church tower event - St Mary's Church

Saturday 4th June 2022 2:00pm — 5:00pm

As part of the Celebration of the Queens Platinum Jubilee and the Completion of the Church Tower Restoration we invite you to join us at St Mary’s for an afternoon of activities which will include: A “ Teddy Bear Parachute Jump” from the top of the Tower (make and bring along your teddy bear with a parachute); Raffle; Tower Visits, view the Village from above; Bell Ringing and demonstration; and Activities for children in the Churchyard including a Royal Corgi Trail, Hook-a-duck and other games with prizes. Refreshments will be served inside the Church (including popcorn) and Rodney will be playing the organ.

CCC - Cavendish Village Jubilee Party

Saturday 4th June 2022 7:00pm — 11:59pm

Cavendish Memorial Hall. 1950’s attire if you like. Music and Dancing. Food truck.
Bar by Cavendish Cricket Club. Entry by ticket only

Church service - St Mary's Church

Sunday 5th June 2022 10:30am — 11:30am

Bishop Martin of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich will continue our celebrations by leading our morning worship, all welcome.

CCC - Jubilee Celebrations - The Green

Sunday 5th June 2022 1:00pm — 4:00pm

Bring your own tables, chairs and picnic to the celebration to be held on the Cavendish Village Green, 1pm onwards. Join in with 'Traditional Games', (splat the rat etc), sack races and tug of war.

C&DHS - Talk. Ian Bedford - Memorial Hall

Monday 6th June 2022 7:30pm

'The trouble without wasps'

Village Quiz

Sunday 12th June 2022 7:30pm — 9:00pm

at The George on behalf of the Cavendish Preschool

CCC - Cavendish Open Gardens

Saturday 18th June - Sunday 19th June, 2022 All Day

Saturday 18th - Sunday 19th June 2022 11am to 5pm both days. Adults £5, Children free. Tickets valid for both days. Sorry, no dogs. Tickets available from Cavendish Village shop, the village green, participating gardens on the day. Refreshments, light lunches, plants for sale and a raffle. Cash only please. Proceeds to St Nicholas Hospice Care and the Cavendish Community Council. Contact 01787 280549 or 280213

Choral concert - St Mary's Church

Friday 1st July 2022 7:30pm — 8:30pm

We will be welcoming the return of the Jesus College Choir from Cambridge after several years, to give us a performance in the Church, conducted by Richard Pinel their Director of Music.

Village Quiz

Sunday 3rd July 2022 7:30pm — 9:00pm

at The George on behalf of The George Savage Trust

C&DHS - Outing to Ark Farm, and talk by Greg Harrison - cars at The George

Monday 4th July 2022 2:30pm

talk by Greg Harrison on growing Organic vegetables. £2 per person


Thursday 7th July 2022 7:30pm — 9:00pm

Cavendish Community Council Annual General meeting. Cavendish Memorial Hall. All are welcome to attend.

C&DHS - Talk. Nigel Start - Memorial Hall

Monday 1st August 2022 7:30pm


Village Quiz

Sunday 7th August 2022 7:30pm — 9:00pm

at The George on behalf of The Duck or Grouse village shop

CCC - Cavendish Fete and Horticultural Show - The Green

Saturday 3rd September 2022 1:00pm — 5:00pm

CCC Hog Roast and Music on the Green

Sunday 4th September 2022 12:30pm — 4:00pm

12;30pm - 4pm. Hog Roast served at Music by Paul Pleasence. Bring your own tables and chairs. Tickets available in the Village Shop - Adults £14, children 11 years and under, £7. Vegetarian option will be available.

Village Quiz

Sunday 11th September 2022 7:30pm — 9:00pm

at The George on behalf of the Cavendish Illuminators

Choral concert - St Mary's Church

Saturday 17th September 2022 7:30pm — 8:30pm

The Suffolk Churches Choir

Village Quiz

Sunday 2nd October 2022 7:30pm — 9:00pm

at The George on behalf of Cavendish Flowers
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New Website Goes Live

The new Cavendish Village website went live on the 16th November 2021

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