Events for

– 17:00

Open Day at STEAMWORKS

Organised by: Southwold Railway Trust
Venue: STEAMWORKS, Blyth Road, Southwold IP18 6AZ link
The SteamWorks site in Blyth Road lies adjacent to the 1879 Southwold Railway trackbed and close to the site of Southwold Station. Just ten minutes' walk from the town centre, it is where The Southwold Railway Trust volunteers are working on locomotives and rolling stock, with the aim of re-creating the experience of travelling on the 3-foot gauge Southwold Railway (operated 1879-1929).
Open Days are taking place on selected dates between 14th July and 2nd September - come and see how this site is being transformed, the 3-foot gauge steam engine Scaldwell, the Blyth Valley Light Railway (a 7.25 inch railway), and learn more of what the Trust is achieving. Refreshments available. Shop. All Welcome.
Ticket Details: Donations invited
Who to Contact: 01502 725422
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 16:00

Textiles Pop-Up

Venue: Village Hall, Lowestoft Road, Reydon near Southwold IP18 6RF link
Taking place on Saturday 25th to Monday 27th August inclusive. Fabrics with Glenroy Designs, featuring Friends of Southwold Library with: Craft & Art Book Stall, General Book Stall, Tea, Coffee, and Cakes. All funds towards supporting Southwold Library.
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
 
– 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
 

EPP film evening - RULES DON'T APPLY (12A)

Organised by: Southwold Film Society
Venue: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6 link
Doors open 7pm for 7:15pm start. An unconventional love story, set in Hollywood in 1958, about an actress, her driver and her boss, the eccentric Howard Hughes. With Annette Bening and warren Beatty. 2016. 127 mins.
Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for details. This Summer Season is from July 21 - Sept 1. All seats bookable in advance to SFS members and their guests.
Ticket Details: Stalls £6 or £7/Circle £8/Royal Box £15. Evening includes Interval, Organ and National Anthem.
Ticket Details: See text. 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
 

With Modou Diouf & Sefo Kanuteh: SABAR DRUM & KORA EVENING

Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
The popular Master Drummer from Senegal, Modou Diouf, will play with his band Jappo to create loud, exciting rhythms and cross rhythms, guaranteed to get you dancing! Come and hear the explosive sounds of the SABAR DRUMS, played with hand and stick.
In contrast to the Sabar rhythms, the enchanting, calming melodies of the KORA (21-string African Harp) and Balafon (wooden Guinean Xylophone) are mesmerising.
Sefo Kanuteh is a highly accomplished and gifted musician and composer who plays the Kora and Balafon flawlessly and beautifully, delighting his audiences.
Ticket Details: Standard ticket £8.00
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