Events for

Ways With Words - Martin Bell and Peter Stanford 'What Now?'

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.

Peter Stanford is a writer, journalist and broadcaster. Martin Bell is a British UNICEF Ambassador; he was an Independent MP and a former broadcast war reporter who is sometimes known as “the man in the white suit”. Together they will discuss how the future may be.
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
 
– 11:00

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock, at Southwold Library

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.
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
 

Birdwatching for Beginners at RSPB Minsmere

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Many people have begun birdwatching at Minsmere over the last 70 years. 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. They’ll then help you to spot some the reserve’s seasonal highlights. No previous experience needed.
Ticket Details: Price: Adults £8, children £4, plus usual reserve fees for non members . BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
Who to Contact: Telephone 01728 648301
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
 
– 12:15

Storytime, at Southwold Library

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and unders.
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
 

Ways With Words - Blake Morrison 'Worldly Wise'

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.

Blake Morrison switches literary hats frequently. Poetry, plays, libretti, novels, non- fiction, journalism: he is admired and respected for his innovation and thoughtfulness in many genres. Professor of Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths College, and tutor on our Italian writing courses, he will talk about the range of his writing today.
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
 
– 14:30

Craft Activity for Children, at Halesworth Library

Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Drop in and join in the fun. All ages are welcome, and it’s free!
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 
– 13:00

Lego Club at Southwold Library

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
A Sunday event. Open to kids (and adults) of all ages. In October we’re building: Marvellous Monsters. All donations of Lego welcome.
Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? If so just ask staff.
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
 

Ways With Words - Andrew Wilson

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Speaking on 'Ten Days in December. Agatha Christies's Disappearance'.
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.

In December 1926, Agatha Christie left her home in Berkshire and disappeared. Ten days later she was discovered at a hotel in Harrogate. Christie never spoke of these events. Biographer Andrew Wilson discusses how he used the real-life facts as a basis for his new crime novel.
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 - Polly Toynbee and David Walker

Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
Speaking on 'The Uncertain Future of the Public Sector'.
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.

We’re ageing. We’re divided as never before. We lack houses. The market isn’t going to provide health, schools, police, welfare, care in old age. Polly Toynbee and David Walker explore the public services on which we depend, the rich as well as the poor.
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 - David Owen 'After Brexit'

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.

David Owen was an MP for twenty-six years from 1966-92. He was co-founder of the Social Democratic Party, and its leader from 1983-87. Lord Owen argues that Britain’s global role and influence can be enhanced, rather than diminished, post-Brexit. He examines what lies ahead, encompassing a diplomatic, security, development and trade agenda based on hard-headed realism.
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