Ipswich Country Market
10 15 am and 11 30 am
We look forward to seeing you at
Rushmere Village Hall
Humber Doucy Lane,
Free entry – all welcome
We are a co-operative market selling genuinely
home produced foods, plants and crafts.
Our update section –
This is where we will notify you if we ever have to
cancel the market or to inform you of special
activities we will be having, such as taster days….
so keep an eye on the website.
AUGUST 9th HONEY DAY
Do you know that we sell local honey? You can
meet the beekeepers on Thursday 9th August.
There will be honey tasting so this could be an
ideal chance for you, your children and
grandchildren to taste this pure product. Find
out about products from the hive. Do you
know the significance of the phrase
“sweetness and light” – ask the beekeepers.
There will be some activities too so come and
see us and find out more…… As A A Milne wrote
“Isn’t it funny how a bear likes honey?
Buzz! Buzz! Buzz! I wonder why he does?”
Also on offer this month – Seasonal soft fruit
and vegetables, plants and cut flowers all freshly
picked. Home cooked baking, preserves and
chutneys. Our crafters have gift and practical
items, with cards and gift bags too.
Come and try us out – we look forward to
welcoming you soon. We have free parking
and home baked refreshments with a free tea
or coffee on your first visit. Where else could
you have a cheese scone or slice of cake and a
hot drink for around a pound? We also have
bacon rolls on offer on the first Thursday of
the month for only £1.20.
Our cooks produce real cooking without added
artificial preservatives: quiche, sausage rolls,
meat pies and other individual meals. We bake
genuinely homemade cookies, scones, flapjacks,
bread, fruit pies, cakes and more. You can place
orders in advance for collection as you require
in the weeks to come.
All items can be ordered in advance at the
market so you never need to be disappointed
or without your favourite food! To order
you can visit us during our opening hours
(every Thursday between 10 15 and 11 30) to
discuss your requirements or you can
telephone our market manager, Janet Pearse,
on 01473 725263.
Your market needs you…..
Our logo says “Cook, craft, grow”.
The Ipswich Country Market was established 34 years ago.
It is the ideal place to buy freshly made home baked sweet and
Throughout the year there is a range of cakes, buns and
biscuits along with breads, pies and an assortment of
There are seasonal items of baking available too.
We also have a wide variety of jams, marmalades,
chutneys, pickles and honey.
We now offer a range of gluten-free
products. Come and meet the producer and find out more.
Reduce your food miles –
all of our food is freshly made locally and contains no
All our producers who cook for the Country Market
have food safety training and our hygiene standards
are second to none.
We offer fruit and vegetables in season,
along with plants and flowers.
There is always a wide selection of beautiful
hand made crafts, ranging from jewellery to knitwear,
modern fashion bags to hand made greetings cards –
you will always be able to find a special gift.
Why not take advantage of our hamper service?
Just tell us what you would like and we will make up
a hamper to your specific requirements,
making this the ideal gift for family and friends.
Each week you can place an order to reserve your choice
of products for collection at the following week’s
Enjoy a friendly drink and chat.
We serve teas, coffees, soft drinks and cakes
during the market so you have the chance
to chat to the producers as well as friends old and new.
On the first Thursday of each month we have bacon rolls
on sale too. New items keep appearing from the kitchen.
Be the first to try what come next……..
Did you know that you can host a Country Market
at your event? If you are organising an event,
why not invite us to come along and set up
a Country Market for your visitors.
We look forward to seeing you and your friends one Thursday
Ipswich Country Market is one of ten Country Markets
in East Suffolk and is part of the Country Market network
covering England, Wales and the Channel Islands.
There are about 300 local markets forming a nationwide
co-operative enterprise, providing a retail outlet for
marketeers to sell their high quality, homemade food
and other products.