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

RSPB Minsmere : Bird ringing demonstrations

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Waveney Bird Club’s ringing demonstrations are not to be missed. They offer unique and rare opportunities to experience close encounters with the Minsmere birds - blue tits, green finches and the highly camouflaged reed warblers – you never know what you might see! Join us to discover more about the lives of the Minsmere birds, what migration adventures they have and the important work the club do every year. No booking required, free event, but usual entry fees apply.
Ticket Details: Price: Free event. Usual Reserve entry fees only. NO BOOKING REQUIRED.
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.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
 

Mah-jong Group at Southwold Library

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Can you play mah-jong? Do you want to learn? Come along and join the group at 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
 

Southwold Library Reading Group

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Discussing “Hagseed” by Margaret Atwood.
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
 

EPP film evening - MONSIEUR HULOT'S HOLIDAY (U)

Organised by: Southwold Film Society
Venue: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6 link
Doors open 7pm for 7:15pm start. The Jacques Tati comedy classic. Timeless visual humour as a bachelor goes on a holiday in Normandy in the 1950s. 1953. 83 mins. B&W. French, with subtitles, but not really needed.
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