Supper Club, Courses, Events, Family Activity, Talks & Activities, Workshop

Bread Week

25 May 2024 - 2 Jun 2024
10:00 - 17:00

Explore the history of bread production and experience the living story of our national staple through a wide range of activities, along with our crops, mill, wood fired oven and café.

Daily Programme

Daily Talks & Tours

2 Aug 2022 - 31 Dec 2024
11:00 - 15:30

No matter which day you visit the Food Museum, there’s always a talk, tour or demonstration to enjoy.


Forest School

21 Apr 2023 - 28 Jun 2024
10:30 - 14:30

Let the kids go wild, in the glorious woodlands of our 84-acre site. Our Forest School is a unique experience that offers children the opportunity to develop confidence through hands-on activities outdoors.


Meat the Future

22 Jun 2023 - 6 May 2024
All Day

The award-winning ‘Meat the Future’ exhibition comes to the Food Museum! From a bacon sandwich to a roast dinner, a lamb curry to a pepperoni pizza, our diet in the…

Daily Programme

Exhibition tastings

22 Jun 2023 - 31 May 2024
All Day

Taste a variety of recipes inspired by our exhibition Meat the Future! We’re showcasing recipes and cuisines from around the world that use alternative proteins.


Stowmarket Stories

23 Sep 2023 - 30 Jun 2024
All Day

Discover the stars of Stowmarket! Be it people, places or traditions, Stowmarket Stories brings together local people’s stories to tell the tale of this Suffolk market town. Through interviews, workshops…

Family Activity, Under 5s

Toddler Time

3 Jan 2024 - 17 Dec 2024
10:00 - 14:00

Looking for fun, educational activities for under-5’s? Join us for Toddler Time at the Food Museum every Wednesday!


Steam Sunday

14 Apr 2024 - 20 Oct 2024
All Day

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of our working steam traction engine, the Empress of Britain, as our volunteers use steam coal to bring it to life.


Make a Difference with a Daisy Installation

1 May 2024 - 1 Sep 2024
All Day

We are pleased to be working with Suffolk Libraries in hosting their Make a Difference with a Daisy art installation!