Events for

Surprising Summer Wildlife at RSPB Minsmere

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Event lasts approx three hours. Discover what makes Minsmere such a special place to visit in summer as our guides show you some of our wildlife and historical highlights. We’ll look for breeding birds, migrant wading birds, a wide variety of insects and some attractive flowers.
Ticket Details: Adult £11.25, RSPB member £9, children £5.60, Wildlife Explorer £4.50 plus usual reserve entry fees for non members.
Who to Contact: 01728 648301 BOOKING ESSENTIAL
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk
 
– 15:00

Friends of Southwold Library BIG BOOK SALE

Organised by: Friends of Southwold Library
Venue: Scout Hall, Mights Road, Southwold
Taking place on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July. Massive Selection of Donated Fiction, Non Fiction and Children’s Books for sale. Fill a bag for £3.
Ticket Details: Fill a bag for £3.
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
 
– 16:30

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).
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: FREE entry - rides £2
Who to Contact: 01502 725422
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 13:00

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Southwold Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating the east coast and guides vessels making for Southwold Harbour. On selected dates tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House, take approximately 30 minutes, and are on the hour and half hour. To climb the tower there is a minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall.
Ticket Details: Adult £4, Child 16 years and under £3, Family of 2 adults + up to 3 children £12. CASH ONLY PLEASE.
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 16:00

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Southwold Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating the east coast and guides vessels making for Southwold Harbour. On selected dates tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House, take approximately 30 minutes, and are on the hour and half hour. To climb the tower there is a minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall.
Ticket Details: Adult £4, Child 16 years and under £3, Family of 2 adults + up to 3 children £12. CASH ONLY PLEASE.
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

Southwold Model Yacht Regattas - First 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. A tremendously fun and absorbing activity which is very easy to get the hang of. 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 programme of regular races (two races per boat), followed by the Pout Cup, for sailors of 16 and under, comprising of a modified ‘point to point’ course in which each boat has to sail to each bank before returning to the start bank. Next regatta 30th July.
Ticket Details: No club membership requirement.
Who to Contact: 01502 722319 / 01502 724146
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 
– 17:30

Uggeshall Country Teas

Venue: The Old School and garden, Uggeshall near Southwold NR34 8EN
Taking place on July 27th and 28th, and on August 3rd and 4th, and celebrating 2019 being the event's Golden Year. Set in idyllic surroundings of the orchard and garden at the Old School. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, Suffolk rusks, cakes, breads etc served. Bric-a-Brac stalls. Plant for sale. Free parking. proceeds to local good causes.
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk
 

ANDRE RIEU - SHALL WE DANCE?

Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
Live Satellite Screening. Join André and his Johan Strauss Orchestra for an evening of magnificent music and dance. The majestic waltz has been a big inspiration to André throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life.
Ticket Details: Ticket price - Standard £13.00
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