Events for Thursday, 1st June 2017

10:00 – 16:00

#Minsmerebioblitz

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Taking place daily 10am-4pm from Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June. How many of Minsmere's 5700 species can we find in a week? Our guides will be on hand to help you to spot many of Minsmere's birds, bugs and plants. Partners from other conservation organisations will help us identify some of our trickier species. Keep up to date with how we get on via #Minsmerebioblitz on Facebook and Twitter.
Ticket Details: Free event, but normal reserve entry fees apply
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
 
10:00

Cycle Halesworth Group/Led Bike Ride

Organised by: Halesworth Cycling Group
Venue: Halesworth Town Park link
Route 6B:Halesworth Town Park - Millennium Green - Wenhaston Grange - Walpole Road - Cookley Street - Cookley - Cookley Green - Linstead Parva - Chediston Green - Chediston - Roman Way - Halesworth library.

Today we will use two 'spokes' of the Halesworth Wheel Cycle Route to get us out and back in to Halesworth. We leave on the traffic free 'spoke' across Millennium Green then follow a section of the 'Wheel' route taking us along the Blyth valley and into the Cookley valley. On reaching the church at Linstead Parva we return to Halesworth via Chediston Street and Chediston. Distance: 11.2 miles taking around 1.5 hours.
Ascent: 139 metres. Degree of difficulty: EASY.
Who to Contact: New riders welcome contact Mike Jackson on 01986 872750 or at mike.jackson53@btopenworld.com
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 
11:00 – 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
 
14:00 – 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
 
14:30

Suffolk Libraries: York Theatre Royal's The Railway Children

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Amazing recorded theatrical production featuring real live steam train! Also showing later today at 7:30pm.

Suffolk Libraries Presents are amazing performances and cultural events recorded live and screened using top quality projection equipment.

Roberta, Phyllis and Peter, three sheltered siblings, suffer a huge upheaval when their father, who works for the Foreign Office, is falsely imprisoned.
The children and their mother, now penniless, are forced to move from London to rural Yorkshire, into a cottage near a railway line, where they befriend the local railway porter, Perks, and embark on a magical journey of discovery, friendship and adventure, the importance of family and the kindness of strangers.
But the mystery remains – where is father, and is he ever coming back?
Ticket Details: Tickets £10 (£8 under 12s) from Southwold Library and from the venue
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
19:30

Suffolk Libraries: York Theatre Royal's The Railway Children

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Amazing recorded theatrical production featuring real live steam train! Also showing earlier today at 2:30pm.

Suffolk Libraries Presents are amazing performances and cultural events recorded live and screened using top quality projection equipment.

Roberta, Phyllis and Peter, three sheltered siblings, suffer a huge upheaval when their father, who works for the Foreign Office, is falsely imprisoned.
The children and their mother, now penniless, are forced to move from London to rural Yorkshire, into a cottage near a railway line, where they befriend the local railway porter, Perks, and embark on a magical journey of discovery, friendship and adventure, the importance of family and the kindness of strangers.
But the mystery remains – where is father, and is he ever coming back?
Ticket Details: Tickets £10 (£8 under 12s) from Southwold Library and from the venue
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk