Events for

– 12:30

Southwold Beach Mission

Organised by: Scripture Union Beach Mission
Venue: Southwold - various venues
Taking place 6th-10th August.
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: Free events but see text for registration and event location info
Who to Contact: Andy (07791 064109)
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 16:00

Wild Things in summer: pond dipping at RSPB Minsmere

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
On selected dates throughout July and August. Join us as we dip our nets into the pond to search for what life is present. Will you find a newt or dragonfly larva or water boatman. Afterwards you can explore the reserve and take part in our free self guided activities as you spot Minsmere's special wildlife. Drop in for as little time or as long as you like during the day.
Ticket Details: Price: £3 per child, plus reserve entry fees, or £2.40 for RSPB Wildlife Explorers members
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
 
– 12:00

Time Out, at Halesworth Library

Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
This morning the local “Community First Responders”, volunteers in medical emergencies, will be discussing what they do. These are people who attend 999 calls while an ambulance is on its way. Time Out is a regular weekly informal meeting - a great way to meet new people.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 
– 16:00

Tours of Southwold Lighthouse

Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Built in 1887 and standing 31 metres high Southwold Lighthouse is one of only ten lighthouses which Trinity House open to the public. Tours take place on selected dates March to October inclusive and are organised under licence by Southwold Millennium Foundation. Note that there is a MINIMUM HEIGHT restriction of 1.1 metres tall to climb the tower. Last tour commences 30 minutes before closing time. CLOSED FOR LUNCH 1pm-2pm.
Enquire in advance for tour bookings by schools, special interest groups and 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: visitor.centre@trinityhouse.co.uk
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

Southwold Model Yacht Regattas - THIRD REGATTA

Organised by: Southwold Model Yacht Regattas
Venue: Southwold Model Yacht Pond IP18 6BN link
Model yacht sailing has been taking place in Southwold for over 100 years. It is a tremendously fun and absorbing activity which is very easy to get the hang of, and people of all ages and abilities can join in. Anyone is welcome to come and have a go at sailing – we can even lend you a boat for the day and show you what to do.
Today, 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. ENTRIES TAKEN IN ADVANCE - PLEASE CONTACT NUMBERS BELOW FOR INFO. (Next Regatta date 14th August).
Who to Contact: Commodore 01502 722319 / Secretary 01502 724146
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 16:00

Summer Craft Activity Afternoon

Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
During the summer holidays there will be a craft activity every Wednesday between 2.30pm and 4pm starting on July 25th. All free, donations welcome. Under 8’s to be accompanied by an adult.
Ticket Details: FREE event. Donations welcome. Under 8’s to be accompanied by an adult.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 

Cinema @ The Cut - TULIP FEVER (12)

Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
Director: Justin Chadwick, 2017, UK, 107 mins, with Alice Vikander, Cara Delevigne, Dane DeHaan, Judi Dench.
Based on the novel by Deborah Moggach, screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Judi Dench in a nun's habit. It's gorgeous to look at with interior shots like Vermeer paintings and lavish costumes to match, set in 17th century Amsterdam where a single tulip was worth a king's ransom.
When wealthy nobleman Cornelius Sandvoort hires an artist to paint the portrait of his beautiful young bride the scene is set for betrayal, deception, adultery and murder.
Ticket Details: Standard £5, Cinema members £4.
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