Events for

– 15:00

2017 Christmas Gift Fair at Southwold

Organised by: Framlingham & Saxmundham Cats Protection
Venue: United Reformed Church, High Street, Southwold IP18 6 link
Come along to our wonderful Christmas Gift Fair where you will find numerous cat related goods, tombola and gifts for sale. We will, course also have our range of Cats Protection Christmas cards, and calendars too.
Indulge in cat-chat and advice, and support our continued work helping cats and kittens in the area.
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

Ways With Words - Nicola Upson 'Crime and Josephine Tey'

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Established annual literature festival, taking place November 9th-12th. Purchase a £12 ticket for this individual event, or a day ticket covering the day's events at £50. Rover ticket also available at £165 covering all festival events.

Over lunch with P D James, Nicola Upson decided to write crime novels whose main character was to be Josephine Tey - one of the leading authors of Britain's Golden Age of crime writing. Her latest novel in this series is a superior mix of period crime combined with a modern sensibility. Today she talks about her own fascination with crime and with Josephine Tey.
Ticket Details: see text. Contact 01803 867373
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

Ways With Words - Simon Heffer

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Speaking on 'The Decadence of Victorian and Edwardian Britain'.
Established annual literature festival, taking place November 9th-12th. Purchase a £12 ticket for this individual event, or a day ticket covering the day's events at £50. Rover ticket also available at £165 covering all festival events.

Think of Britain before the Great War and a picture of power, contentment and order seems likely. yet below the surface there was extensive decadence. Simon Heffer, author, journalist and renowned historian, depicts scandalous behaviour and exposes the contradictions and hypocracies of Victorian and Edwardian Britain.
Ticket Details: see text. Contact 01803 867373
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Ways With Words - Martin Bell 'Wartime Reporting'

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Established annual literature festival, taking place November 9th-12th. Purchase a £12 ticket for this individual event, or a day ticket covering the day's events at £50. Rover ticket also available at £165 covering all festival events.

Martin Bell is one of the outstanding TV journalists of our time. He has travelled through war zones as both a soldier and a journalist and has witnessed first-hand the dramatic changes in how conflicts are fought and how they are reported.
Ticket Details: see text. Contact 01803 867373
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Ways With Words - Vince Cable 'From Fact To Fiction'

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Established annual literature festival, taking place November 9th-12th. Purchase a £12 ticket for this individual event, or a day ticket covering the day's events at £50. Rover ticket also available at £165 covering all festival events.

Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, MP and former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sir Vince Cable, draws on his experience in politics to write ‘Open Arms’, a thriller which moves from Whitehall to the slums of Mumbai and combines political detail with international intrigue, desire, and the quest for power.
Ticket Details: see text. Contact 01803 867373
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Ways With Words - Peter Stanford 'Luther-Man of the Moment'

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Established annual literature festival, taking place November 9th-12th. Purchase a £12 ticket for this individual event, or a day ticket covering the day's events at £50. Rover ticket also available at £165 covering all festival events.

On the 500th anniversary of Luther’s nailing his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Peter Stanford examines the man, the myth and the mass movement that his act of rebellion provoked. Journalist and broadcaster, Peter Stanford explores this complex, often charismatic man of God.
Ticket Details: see text. Contact 01803 867373
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– 20:00

Book Launch: METFIELD - Tales From a Suffolk Village 1928–2017

Venue:
A party at the Village Hall, Metfield, near Halesworth, to celebrate the launch of local author Christine Brennnan’s new book 'METFIELD Tales From a Suffolk Village 1928–2017'. This is a fascinating collection of personal recollections and memories gathered from family, friends and neighbours spanning almost a century of life in a rural village. Much added interest because of Metfield Airfield and the USAAF ‘invasion’ as well as the bomb dump explosion. For further info see website metfieldbooks.org also video at https://vimeopro.com/suffolkfilms/mb.

Special introductory price for each guest at the launch of £5.00 for one copy only. Additional copies £10.00. After the Launch, copies will be on sale at Halesworth Bookshop, Metfield Stores and Robinson’s Stationers in Harleston.

Volunteers have helped the author to get the book into production and funds were raised and donated to pay for the printing. Any profits will go to help other Metfield residents in the future with similar projects.
All welcome. Please park considerately.
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 

Family Fun Quiz Night

Organised by: Southwold Tennis Club
Venue: Stella Peskett Millennium Hall, Mights Rd, Southwold IP18 6BE link
COME AND JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF FUN, LAUGHTER and BRAIN TICKLING QUIZ QUESTIONS. Teams to have a maximum of 6 players, so you can enter a team or just enter yourself and we will make up a team for you. A fun quiz for all the family, £2 per person. Bring own drinks and nibbles. Tasty hot dogs provided.
Ticket Details: £2 per person
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

EPP film evening - CHURCHILL (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. Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson as the great man and his wife in the memorable and dramatic telling of Operation Overlord in the four days leading up to D-Day. 2017. 105m.
Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for details. Autumn 2017 season is from October 6 - December 27. All seats bookable in advance to members and their guests.
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
 

Theatre Double Bill : RUBBER RING & DRIFTWOOD

Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
RUBBER RING : Written and Performed by James McDermott and directed by Siobhan James Elliot. Winner of Pulse Festival's Suitcase Prize 2017. Jimmy is sixteen, sexually confused and stuck in Sheringham. He's screwed. Well he's not actually: that's the problem... When pop star Morrissey comes to London, Jimmy flees to the city to find his hero and himself. Rubber Ring is a laugh-out-loud coming of age comedy about a Norfolk teenager's struggle with sexual and regional identity. It comes to The Cut following critically acclaimed runs at The Pleasance Islington and The Tristan Bates Theatre in London's West End.
DRIFTWOOD :
Many local people remember Margaret who used to reign over the campsite at Walberswick. Working with memory and imagination playwright Peppy Barlow and actress Pauline Dent have created a cameo piece that brings this fascinating character to a wider audience. ±15 mins.
Ticket Details: Standard ticket £10.00
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