Events for

– 16:00

Bee Surprised @ RSPB Minsmere

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Explore the wonderful world of Minsmere’s bees, wasps and other insects and make a bee box for your garden. Will you spot our awesome bee-wolfs?
Ticket Details: Price: £2 per child, plus usual Reserve entry fees
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
 
– 12:30

Southwold Beach Mission August 7th - 11th, daily

Organised by: Scripture Union Beach Mission
Venue: Southwold - various venues
The Beach Mission is an All-age Christian holiday club with morning, afternoon and evening activities. Events are free and open to all, regardless of faith or belief.

We run groups for children aged between 5-18 yrs as well as activities for parents and toddlers. Age group time starts at 10am at various venues around Southwold Town (see website). All age groups then meet together and we finish with the Beach Special show on the beach (below the Red Lion Pub) which runs from 12-12:30.

Register online at southwoldbeachmission.com. Please also see the website for afternoon and evening activities.
Ticket Details: Registration is required but all events are free
Who to Contact: Andy 07791 064109
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 13:00

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Tours of Southwold Lighthouse take place on selected dates between April and October and are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House. PLEASE NOTE minimum height requirement of 1.1 metres tall to climb the tower. Last tour this session is at 12:30pm. NB-Please telephone in advance for group bookings of ten or more people.
Ticket Details: Adult £4, child £3 (minimum height 1.1 metres). Family Ticket for 2 adults and up to 3 children £12
Who to Contact: 01255 245156
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

THIRD REGATTA at Southwold Model Yacht Pond

Organised by: Southwold Model Yacht Regattas
Venue: Southwold Model Yacht Pond IP18 6BN link
Entries taken in advance. A regular programme of races (2 per boat) followed by the Collett Cup for Veteran Yachts (sailors of any age, but only boats built before 1957) and the St Edmund’s Cup, which is only for boats who received a burgee in the previous season. Anyone can sail a qualified boat, even if they did not sail it the previous season.

There are no club membership requirements to sail in SMYR. Sailors of any age and ability are most welcome to join in any regatta, although the ‘Cups’ Regatta is by and large aimed at adults with a bit more of a competitive edge…! Next Regatta takes place 15th August.
Who to Contact: Secretary : 01502 724146 (summer only), or 0131 552 7615 at other times
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

Birdwatching for Beginners

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Event lasts approximately two and a half hours. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Come and learn how to identify the fantastic birds that gather on the reserve at this time of year. Our RSPB guides will take you through all the steps for bird identification as well as showing you how to use binoculars and which field guides are best for you. No previous experience needed. Don't forget to bring your binoculars or ask at reception about loaning a pair for the day. Children must be accompanied at all times. Places are limited. so booking is essential.
Ticket Details: Price: Adults £8, children £4 plus normal reserve entry fees for non-members. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
 
– 16:00

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Tours of Southwold Lighthouse take place on selected dates between April and October and are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House. PLEASE NOTE minimum height requirement of 1.1 metres tall to climb the tower. Last tour today is at 3:30pm. NB-Please telephone in advance for group bookings of ten or more people.
Ticket Details: Adult £4, child £3 (minimum height 1.1 metres). Family Ticket for 2 adults and up to 3 children £12
Who to Contact: 01255 245156
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

EPP film evening - COLD COMFORT FARM (PG)

Organised by: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold
Venue: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6 link
Doors open 7pm for 7:15pm start. In the early 1930s 20-year-old Flora Poste goes to stay with distant relatives on a peculiar farm. Kate Beckinsale, Eileen Atkins, Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes, Ian McKellen and Stephen Fry in excellent version of the Stella Gibbons novel. 1995. 95 mins. Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for details. All seats bookable in advance.
Ticket Details: Stalls £7/Circle £8. Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for info
Who to Contact: Box Office 07815 769565
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

The Underground Cinema : AS GOOD AS IT GETS (PG)

Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
Director James L. Brooks,1997, USA, 139 mins. Jack Nicholson plays a writer called Melvin who hates everyone and everything. Neither his gay neighbour or the charming waitress in his local diner can win him over. Then he finds himself looking after Verdell the dog. This is a special Underground Cinema showing.
Ticket Details: Box Office and Booking Tickets 0300 3033 211
Who to Contact: Box Office and Booking Tickets 0300 3033 211
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 

Southwold Summer Theatre - TOM,DICK & HARRY by M&R Cooney

Organised by: Southwold Summer Theatre
Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Tom and his wife, Linda, are hoping to adopt a baby so everything must be perfect for the visit later that day of the lady from the adoption agency. Enter Tom’s brothers – Dick and Harry – who have come to ‘help’. Their hearts are in the right place but their brains definitely aren’t! Before long, the house is awash with contraband cigarettes, suspicious-looking packages, an inquisitive police officer, and two stowaway refugees. And the lady from the adoption agency is due at any moment…
Performances 31st July - 12th August (not Sunday).
Ticket Details: £14.00 / £15.00 / £16.00 / £17.50 / £18.00 - Box Office at St.Edmunds Hall open Mon-Fri noon-4pm
Who to Contact: Box Office 01502 722 572
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk