Events for

Magic of Minsmere Weekend Wildlife Walk

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Never been to Minsmere before? Then this is the walk for you! With over 5700 recorded species and a wealth of history and archaeological highlights at Minsmere, there is so much to discover. Our friendly and knowledgeable RSPB guides will take you through the sights and sounds to be enjoyed at this time of year. Walks generally last 4 hours and are tailored according to the season and visitor knowledge. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - All bookings for this event are on-line via the Eventbrite website. Please see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/magic-of-minsmere-weekend-wildlife-walk-at-rspb-minsmere-tickets-43393617478 .
Ticket Details: BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Adults £11.25, RSPB members £9, children £5.60, Wildlife Explorers £4.50 plus non-member reserve entry fees
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
 
– 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
 
– 11:00

Lego Club at Halesworth Library

Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
All Welcome. Cost is £1 per builder.
Ticket Details: Cost is £1 per builder.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 
– 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
 
– 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
 
– 12:15

Storytime, at Southwold Library

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Stories, crafts and colouring for ages 7 years and under.
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
 
– 14:30

Craft Activity for Children, at Halesworth Library

Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Free craft activities and stories for children. Drop in and join in the fun. All ages are welcome but 7s and under must be accompanied.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net
 

Friends of East Suffolk Performing Arts SUMMER THEATRE FETE

Venue: William Godyll Pavilion, The Common, York Road, Southwold IP18 6AJ link
Raising funds for the charity which supports the Southwold Summer Theatre. Stalls, books, bric-a-brac, tombola, family fun, Grand Draw, Bar, refreshments and lunches. Entry FREE. Adjacent parking £3.
Ticket Details: Entry FREE. Adjacent parking £3.
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 13:00

Lego Club at Southwold Library

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Open to kids (and adults) of all ages.This summer we're building Crazy Creatures. All donations of Lego welcome. Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? 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