Jimmy's Farm - Science & Nature Festival

Published: Wednesday 19th Mar 2014

Written by: Suffolk Secrets Team

Science and Nature Festival - Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March 2014

Owned by TV Celebrity Jimmy Doherty, Jimmy's Farm is a fantastic family attraction and is located in Wherstead which is less than a 30 minute drive away from our Woodbridge cottages.  Jimmy’s Farm offers something for all of the family and features a petting farm with rare breed pigs, alpacas and more, a farm shop, café, woodland trail, butterfly house, nature trail and an adventure play area.  

On the weekend of Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March, Jimmy’s Farm are also hosting a Science and Nature Festival which will feature lots of interactive exhibits that will offer a fun and educational way for kids to learn all about the world of science.

  • There will be demonstrations and talks of a scientific nature by a variety of people and organisations including:
  • UKSEDS – space exploration 
  • Mad Science – lasers, explosions and more
  • Young Pioneers – computer programming and digital photography
  • Charlie Harry – a nutty inventor who makes ice-cream using liquid nitrogen

In addition, there will be a range of other interesting and educational exhibitors at the festival including:-

  • Suffolk Wildlife Trust
  • Skinny Jean Gardeners
  • Rare Breeds Trust
  • The Fire Service with a working Fire Engine
  • RNLI
  • East Anglia Air Ambulance
  • All-Terrain Vehicle and Crime Scene Investigation Unit of the Suffolk Police Constabulary
  • RSPB Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  • Woodland Trust
  • Martin Rapley ‘The Bug Man’
  • Lavenham Falconry
  • Off road vehicles from Convoy For Heroes
  • Dance East


Address: Jimmy's Farm, Pannington Hall Lane, Wherstead, Ipswich, IP9 2AR.

Telephone no: 0844 493 8088

Festival dates: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March 2014, 10am - 4pm.

Accommodation: self-catering accommodation is available nearby in Woodbridge. To view a selection of VisitEngland inspected holiday cottages in Woodbridge click here.

Suffolk Secrets Team



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