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Ancient Library Tour

Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LS

We would like to invite you to a 30-minute session in our Ancient Library where you will be able to see some of the books in our collection and…

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Gresley Madan Collection: An Introduction

Giffords Hall, Giffords Hall Park, Stoke By Nayland, Colchester, Suffolk, CO6 4SZ

Tours will be conducted explaining the items and their historical context in the setting of the current family home, with reference also to the…

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Valley Farm, Flatford

Valley Farm, Flatford, East Bergholt, Colchester, Suffolk, CO7 6UL

Valley Farm is a beautiful 15th century Suffolk Open Hall house. The building was restored in the 1930s, opening up the huge open hall. You can…

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Felixstowe Heritage Exhibition

The Prom near The Bartlet, Felixstowe, Suffolk

Felixstowe has a rich and varied history. Photos and documents in this exhibition allow visitors to appreciate the architectural, cultural and…

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Felixstowe Town Hall

Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 2AG

Tours of the building will be available.

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Felixstowe’s Golfing Heritage Exhibition

Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club, Ferry Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9RY

A fascinating exhibition which tells the story of the golf club. Famous politicians and society personalities played in this course so there are…

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Harvest House

Harvest House, Cobbold Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7SP

One of Felixstowe's gems was designed by Thomas Cotman. This Grade II listed building opened as a hotel in 1903, and still displays many original…

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The Beach Huts

Near the Spa Pavilion on the Prom, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 2DX

The Beach Huts are iconic features of the Felixstowe Seafront. Beach Hut owners are delighted to welcome visitors to this slice of Felixstowe life.

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The Cotman Walk 1

1 Great Eastern Square, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7DY

Thomas Cotman designed a number of Felixstowe's elegant domestic and public buildings. This walk introduces visitors to Edwardian architecture in…

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The Cotman Walk 2

Hamilton Gardens, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7FA

A delightful part of Old Felixstowe is filled with a variety of Edwardian architecture accompanied by stories of local personalities who shaped…

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The Felixstowe Sea Cadets Drill Hall

The Drill Hall, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7RD

Join us for an open afternoon Sunday 11th September from 1200-1500 at the historic Drill Hall, built in 1901. Have a tour of the buildings, find…

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Bethesda Baptist Church

Bethesda Baptist Church, 9 St. Margarets Plain, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BB

Explore this classical-style building by the architect F G Faunch of Ilford in this virtual tour for the Heritage Open Days festival. Built by Mr…

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Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion, Soane Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BE

The rooms are set in period fashions from the Tudors right through to the Victorians. From musical instruments and toys to intricate glassware…

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Fore Street Baths

Public Baths, Fore Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1JZ

An elegant Victorian design with a fully glazed roof. Officially opened on the 1st March 1894 by the Mayor of Ipswich Samuel Anness. The first…

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Ipswich Institute Reading Room and Library

Ipswich Institute Reading Room & Library, 15 Tavern Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3AA

On Saturday the 10th of September the Ipswich Institute will be opening both its buildings, 15 Tavern Street and Admiral's House in Tower Street,…

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Ipswich Museum

Colchester & Ipswich Museum Service, High Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3QH

Step back in time to when Ipswich was a vast area of grassland and our ancestors used stone tools. Continue on and discover how we learnt how to…

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Ipswich School

Ipswich School, 25 Henley Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3SG

Join us for a tour on Saturday 10 September, where during the tour you will explore: The Old Town Library, featuring books dating back to the…

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Mutual House - Suffolk Building Society

Suffolk Building Society, 2 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1QT

The Grade II listed building was designed by prominent local architect Thomas Cotman and built in 1901, featuring 2 storey oriel windows,…

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Red Rose Chain invite you to explore Gippeswyk Hall & The Avenue Theatre

Red Rose Chain, Gippeswyk Hall, Gippeswyk Avenue, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 9AF

On the 10th Sept we are throwing open our doors to the public as part of Heritage Open Days, so anyone can come and explore Gippeswyk Hall and The…

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St Margaret’s Church, Ipswich

St Margaret's Church, Soane Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BT

Dating from around 1300, with major additions in the C15th and further embellishments throughout succeeding centuries, St Margaret’s amply…

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St Peter’s by the Waterfront & The Ipswich Charter Hangings

St Peter's by the Waterfront, St Peter's Church, College Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1BF

St Peter's by the Waterfront has displays about the history of St Peter's Church in the town of Ipswich from the 12th century to the present day.…

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Suffolk energy from waste facility

Suffolk energy from waste facility, Lodge Lane, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 0JE

Suffolk energy from waste facility, Great Blakenham IP6 0JE Since 2014, this award-winning energy from the waste facility has been putting…

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Unitarian Meeting House - Ipswich

Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House, Friars Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1TD

Recently restored and removed from the Heritage At Risk Register, this building is regarded by many sources as the finest timber framed meeting…

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Woolverstone Hall at Ipswich High School

Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 1AZ

Woolverstone Hall is the home of Ipswich High School, an independent co-educational day school with boarding facilities, for children and students…

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WTW, Ipswich

Willis Towers Watson, Friars Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1TA

The iconic WTW building in Friars Street will be opening its doors to the public once again this year. A milestone building in the career of the…

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“Letting in the Light” art exhibition

5-7 St Peter's Street, Triangle Market, Old High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1QA

Lowestoft visual artists collective Easterly Artists return with another of their highly-acclaimed pop-up exhibitions “Letting in the Light”,…

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‘All Our Yesterdays’ photo exhibition

The Turner Room, Lowestoft Museum, Nicholas Everitt Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 9JR

'All Our Yesterdays' is a rare opportunity to view one of the largest privately-owned collections of "Old Lowestoft" photographs ever exhibited in…

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‘Blessing the Herring’ Ceremony

Nightingale Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7AU

A special service, to be held on the beach below Oddfellows Green, open to all. The bells of All Saints & St Margaret's Church, Pakefield will…

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‘Prepared by the shore, sold by the store’ - A celebration of CWS in Lowestoft

Parcels Office, Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

A chance to hear and exchange stories, anecdotes and memories of one of the town's largest employers. With exhibitions, films, photos,…

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1880’s Theme Weekend

151-152 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HR

As part of the Lowestoft Heritage Action Zone, we are holding a theme weekend to mark the start of the Heritage Open Days. Across Saturday 10th…

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A History of Lowestoft’s Lifeboats

Classroom, Lowestoft Maritime Museum, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XG

Visit the classroom at the Lowestoft Maritime Museum to find out more about the first sail-powered lifeboat, the Frances Anne, built by Sparham of…

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A life at sea - Keith Mayall in conversation

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AQ

What was it really like, day in, day out, as a member of a fishing crew who won the Prunier Trophy in 1964? What was life like, on and off the…

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A Seat Aboard Concorde exhibition

The Grit Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Magistrates Courts, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1PE

Lowestoft has a unique link with the legendary and iconic supersonic airliner Concorde. Leo Whisstock designed the passenger seat which saw many…

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A Trifle from Lowestoft- an exploration of experimental porcelain from the 18 th century

Lowestoft Town Hall, High Street, Lowestoft , Suffolk, NR32 9SA

The story of porcelain is one of intrigue, sabotage, and espionage. How did Lowestoft, a fishing town on the edge of the country, miles away from…

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A Walk in the Park - Lowestoft’s Oldest Walk

All Saints Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JN

Let us take you on a time travelling journey from the time of Pakefield Man, encountering Vikings, Saxons, wartime raids and right up to the very…

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A Wartime History of Lake Lothing - From the Water

Heritage Quay, South Pier, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AE

Hear about the bombs which stretched from the Yacht Basin to Denmark Road which partly demolished Port House; the V-1 Flying Bomb "Doodlebug"…

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A Young Person’s Guide to Orchestral Instruments

Benjamin Britten Academy of Music & Mathematics, Blyford Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4PZ

From flutes and clarinets to trumpets and percussion, come and explore the sounds they create and learn more about their history.

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All Saints’ & St Margaret’s Church, Pakefield

Causeway, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JY

For a thousand years or more men and women of Pakefield have worshipped God in this church- and they still do: but nowadays thousands of visitors…

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An accessible, Sensory Foraging Walk around Kirkley

Kirkley Cemetery, London Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0pd

A sensory foraging walk that will also be great for wheelchair users, held in Kirkley, foraged food tasting with Jon Tyler and creative sensory…

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An Evening with CEFAS @ RNSYC

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AQ

CEFAS works to tackle the serious global problems of climate change, marine litter, over-fishing and pollution to secure a sustainable blue future…

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An Interview with Donny Cole

The Grit Centre for the Arts & Heritage, Old Magistrates Courts, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1PE

Interviewed and filmed by another local legend, David Forster, of Lowestoft Ice Company, this is the first chance to see a new film interviewing…

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Another Angle Studio

Unit 6, 10 Battery Green Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1DE

The most easterly creative studio and gallery in the UK is set in an old industrial building annexed to the Quay on Battery Green Road, Lowestoft…

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Art & Craft in Wood @ 117 High Street

Art & Craft in Wood, 117 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HN

An exhibition detailing the history of this building and the property next door as well as view the lower levels of the property, including the…

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Bendy Caravans and Everlasting Pens - A Portrait of Evered Wigg

The Grit Centre for the Arts & Heritage, Old Magistrates Courts, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1PE

Beyond a sprinkling of people from his locality, Evered Wigg is someone nobody is likely to have heard of. In the early 1920s, the village of…

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Cefas @ All Saints & St Margaret’s Church

Causeway, Pakefield Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JZ

The commercial fisheries operating off the coast of East Anglia have evolved over time, in relation to both technological developments as well as…

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China Returns to Lowestoft - The Story of Lowestoft Porcelain

Stella Maris Hall, Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1NL

The book is available for sale on the website of Lowestoft Heritage Workshop Centre. The Stella Maris Hall doors open at 1800 for an 1815 start,…

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Christ Church

Christ Church Square, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XD

At first Christ Church had a fuller title of 'The Cunningham Memorial Beachmen's Church for the Beachmen and Fishermen of Lowestoft'. Francis…

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Come aboard the Mincarlo!

Heritage Quay, South Pier, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AE

Mincarlo was launched from the famous Brooke Marine yard on September 25th 1961, one of three single-screw motor vessels built for W.H. Podd Ltd…

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Corton Methodist Church

Corton Methodist Church, The Street, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5HW

Come and visit our small church which was commissioned by the Colman's, as much of Corton village was. Why not take a stroll around the village…

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Corton, Mustard & Art!

Corton Community Room, Mills Drive, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5JB

The Colmans lived in the mansion, The Clyffe, that stood overlooking the sea. The site of the house has long been swept away but the presence of…

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CWGC Event - Lowestoft Naval Memorial

Lowestoft Naval Memorial, Belle Vue Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1UY

During the Second World War Lowestoft was home to the Royal Naval Patrol Service, which was developed from the pre-war Royal Naval Trawler…

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Dip Farm - a guided walk through history with Ivan Bunn

Corton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4PR

Using the Tithe map from 1842 as a reference, walkers will take a journey through time, illustrating just how the landscape has both changed and…

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East Anglia Transport Museum

Chapel Road, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 8BL

Our story began back in 1962 when four local tramway enthusiasts rescued the body of an old Lowestoft tramcar, no. 14, from its use as a…

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ENIGMA - The scrambled messages of WW2 and beyond.

Parcels Office, Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

Along with the machine, Barry will also be bringing many other items designed to help decode Hitler's messages and get the information out to our…

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Enjoy Dip Farm - an ancient place

Corton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4PR

Friend’s of Dip Farm invite to enjoy this lovely open space co-managed by the Friends, Norse and ESC. There is a free car park, and an easy…

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Explore Re-utilise Resource Centre

Unit 2, 209 Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1UL

Re-Utilise is a Community Interest Company and is a not for-profit membership based organisation who are dedicated to diverting clean waste away…

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Explore the Gull Wing Bridge - Tours

Farrans Construction, Gull Wing Bridge Site Office, Riverside Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0TU

The Gull Wing is an iconic and important bridge for Lowestoft, being delivered by Suffolk County Council and built by Farrans Construction.…

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FREE TO RIDE - EATM Vintage Bus service

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Go back in time, travelling on two exhibits from the museum, both built in Lowestoft at Lowestoft Coach Works. Running every 30 minutes on a route…

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From flint tools to fish fingers

Lowestoft Museum, Broad House, Nicholas Everitt Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 9JR

Follow a trail round the museum to discover just how inventive humans have been over the last 800,000 years...

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From Papyrus to Public Libraries

Lowestoft Central Library, Clapham Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1DR

Find out about the history of paper and books from ancient Egypt via China to modern production, and about the growth of public libraries. Learn…

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Herring & Ale Maritime Fayre

Oddfellows Green, 6 Nightingale Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7AU

With local ales by Green Jack Brewery, boatbuilding and maritime skill demonstrations, herrings cooked the traditional Lowestoft way, modern…

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Historical Walkabout: Mustard & Social Innovation

Corton Playing Field Car park, Mills Drive, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5JB

The focus will be on the couple’s reforming tendency, in industrial and community activities, in both Norwich and Corton.

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History in the street - featuring Cleveland, Windsor and Grosvenor Road

Cleveland Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0BN

The houses are beautiful examples of grand Victorian architecture. These houses also include some links to famous events. In the 1916 Bombardment…

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Incredible Inventions Storytelling Trail with Get Suffolk Reading

London Road North, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1EP

The children have created the stories inspired by local heritage, come along and hear their fictional tales!

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International Boatbuilding Training College @ Pakefield Beach

Oddfellows Green, Nightingale Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7AU

The college sits on the northern shore of Lake Lothing, the tidal reach of the River Waveney, depicted in Ted Frost’s book “From Tree To…

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Jack Rose Old Lowestoft Society Exhibition Day

Stella Maris Hall, Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1NL

Secretary Ian Robb will be in attendance to answer questions on his exhibition, 'The Battle of Lowestoft 1665'; Chair Christopher Brooks will…

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John Reay - A Private & Personal View

Another Angle Studios, Unit 6, 10 Battery Green Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1DE

Doors open from 1845, the interview will run from 1930 for approximately 30 minutes. Refreshments will be available all evening and the chance to…

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Junk Prints at Lowestoft Library

Lowestoft Library, Clapham Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1DR

Using throwaway items such as old boxes, bits of broken toys, waste paper and other rubbish, we'll be making bright, colourful arty prints. All…

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Kensington Gardens - Centenary Heritage Afternoon in the Gardens

Kensington Gardens, Kensington Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0HY

The historic Kensington Gardens at the southern end of Lowestoft esplanade were formally opened on the 8th of June 1922. In 2022 we are delighted…

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Kessingland Lifeboat exhibition

Kessingland Mens Shed, Bethel Drive, Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7RY

Curated by popular local historian, Gerald Brown, this is an exhibition not to be missed.

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Kessingland Men’s Shed - Bethel Sunday School

Bethel Drive, Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7RY

The Men's Shed Organisation took over the building in 2019 and have started to renovate the building. Kessingland Men's Shed is an organisation…

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Kirkley Church Hall

St. Peters Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0LJ

John Louth Clemence (1822-1911) was a leading architect at the time and responsible for many of Lowestoft's buildings. He became Manager for the…

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Lord Kitchener Memorial Holiday Centre

10 Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0BY

Situated on the sea front with great views of the North Sea, this Grade 2 listed building was once the family home of Col. Alfred Lucas. Col.…

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Lowestoft Arts Centre

Lowestoft Arts Centre, 13 St. Peters Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1QA

The Lowestoft Arts Centre is a gallery and artist's studios and a separate pottery studio for workshops for individuals or groups. The gallery is…

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Lowestoft At War exhibition

Parcels Office, Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

Bombed by both Zeppelins and German seaplanes and shelled by enemy warships in the Great War, and blitzed out of all proportion to its size in…

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Lowestoft Coastal Sightseeing

Heritage Quay, South Pier, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AE

Interested in the wildlife or is it just the idea of seeing the coast from the 'other side', or maybe perhaps it’s just being on a boat?…

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Lowestoft Harbour & Lake Lothing Tour

Heritage Quay, South Pier, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AE

Interested in the old boatyards, or perhaps even a visit to the ship graveyards? Or maybe you want to see the huge offshore ships and research…

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Lowestoft Heritage Workshop Centre

80a Wildes Score, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XN

The Heritage Centre is tucked down Wildes Score & has an interactive model of the Former Beach Village. Plus a very special 17th century salvaged…

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Lowestoft Longshoremen

Oddfellows Green, 6 Nightingale Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7AU

The Lowestoft Longshoremen are a Choral / Shanty group who get together and sing Shanties and Songs Of The Sea. They perform mainly at charitable…

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Lowestoft Maritime Museum

Lowestoft & East Suffolk Maritime Museum, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XG

We have some amazing events lined up for you this Heritage Open Days; Learn about the History of the Port of Lowestoft through our exhibitions or…

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Lowestoft Railway Station

Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

The station celebrates its 175th Anniversary this year. Visit the TIC in the refurbished station cafe for brochures, up-to-date information and…

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Lowestoft Relocated - C14th Urban Innovation, with David Butcher & Ivan Bunn

Parcels Office, Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

A Powerpoint presentation and talk on the origins of the present-day High Street area as the early core of Suffolk’s second largest town.…

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Lowestoft Town Football Club

Crown Meadow, Love Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2PA

Have a look around the ground, dressing rooms and function rooms while learning about the club's 131 year history and how its past officers played…

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Lowestoft Town Hall

Lowestoft Town Hall, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 9SA

Lowestoft Town Hall is of a striking Victorian Italianate style and constructed of red brick with gault brick dressings, contrasting in scale…

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Lowestoft’s Hidden Tithe Barn

Crown Street Motors, Crown Street West, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1SG

Behind the facade of Crown Street Motors, opposite the Crown Brush Factory, is a tithe barn - the only one situated close to a town centre in the…

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Lydia Eva comes to Lowestoft!

Heritage Quay, South Pier, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AE

The Maritime Trust was founded in 1969 in order to preserve vessels that were representative of Britain's maritime heritage. Being the only…

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Mark Burrell Open Studios: Art Work and Painting Local and Imaginary

42 Melbourne Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1SS

Born in Lowestoft in Suffolk, Mark is an established painter, who has been making art for over forty years. He is a leading member of ‘The North…

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Meet John Mallett - Suffolk Artist Blacksmith

Oddfellows Arms, 6 Nightingale Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7AU

Watch him demonstrate a variety of techniques and find out more about this age old skill.

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Mind the Gap

Lowestoft Archives, Lowestoft Central Library, Clapham Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1DR

‘Mind the Gap’ will also explore the influence that Sir Samuel Morton Peto had, whose involvement in Lowestoft, dating back to the mid-1800s,…

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Music @ Our Lady Star of the Sea - The Aurora Consort

19 Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1NL

A pot-pouri of unaccompanied part song.

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Music @ Our Lady Star of the Sea - The Bohemian Choir

19 Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1NL

A wonderful and unusual opportunity to hear this group in the UK.

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Music @ Our Lady Star of the Sea - The Kirkley Trio

The Presbytery, 19 Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1NL

Our Lady's is regarded by many as the most beautiful Catholic church in Suffolk and contains some of the best examples of a restrained 'arts and…

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Music @ Parcels Office - Buffalo Bill Comes to Lowestoft – The John Ward Trio with Andy Jennings

Parcels Office, Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

Performed by The John Ward Trio and narrated by Andy Jennings, this is a presentation, with excerpts of songs and narration, from a full-length…

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Music @ St Margaret’s - The Tootie Flooties Recorder Consort

St. Margaret's Church, Hollingsworth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4BW

The Tootie Flooties are a trio of recorder-playing friends who have sorely missed being able to get together to play since their first recital at…

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Music @ The Grit - Buffalo Bill Comes to Lowestoft - The John Ward Trio with Andy Jennings

The Grit Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Magistrates Courts, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1EQ

Performed by The John Ward Trio and narrated by Andy Jennings, this is a presentation, with excerpts of songs and narration, from a full-length…

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North Lowestoft United Reformed Church

London Road North, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HB

This very fine building sits at the top of London Road North in central Lowestoft. North Lowestoft URC began life as a congregational chapel, but…

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Old Chemist

59 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1JA

A pharmacy/ Chemist since 1859, which is now a retail shop. We know every colour the building has been painted in since 1859 - can you guess them?

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Our Lady Star of the Sea

The Presbytery, 19 Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1NL

Modern Catholic life began in Lowestoft in 1867 with a Jesuit Mission, the Parish being established in 1881. Masses were initially celebrated in a…

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Pakefield - 1000 years of English history

Causeway, Pakefield Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JZ

A fascinating insight into Pakefield Church and surrounding area, in all its guises.

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Paul Dash - Exhibition and Artist Reception

303 London Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0DX

Dash recently exhibited in the hugely successful exhibition 'Life Between Islands' at Tate Britain, which explored and celebrated the relationship…

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Protecting Lowestoft from future flooding - an exhibition

Parcels Office, Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

During the December 2013 tidal surge over 160 homes and businesses in Lowestoft were flooded. In addition to this road and rail networks were…

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Royal Naval Patrol Service Museum

Royal Naval Patrol Service Museum, Europa Room, Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XG

The museum is in the original buildings built by the Royal Navy at the outbreak of WWII, which was the headquarters of the Royal Naval Patrol…

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Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht Club

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AQ

A rare opportunity to see inside the private club with its proud history.

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Sail, Steam & Diesel - an Exhibition

Parcels Office, Lowestoft Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

Housed in the historic Parcels Office, the exhibition will feature photos of fishing vessels converted from sail to motor and steam to motor. Also…

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Sailing Shrimpers - A talk and tour with Jamie Campbell

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AQ

In the days of working sail, a genre of twenty foot sailing shrimpers developed to supply the tourists. Yarmouth and Lowestoft had different…

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Samphire @ St Mark’s

St. Marks Church, Bridge Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 9JX

Samphire is an all female classical vocal ensemble of seven voices. We present a programme of music interweaving the wonders of nature with the…

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Scores Exhibition at The Lowestoft Heritage Workshop Centre

Heritage Workshop Centre, Old Schoolhouse, Wilde`s Score, 80a High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XN

The Scores are a particular feature of Lowestoft, being important thoroughfares linking the town to the beach village for hundreds of years. We…

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St Bartholomew’s Church, Corton

Church Lane, Church Lane, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5HX

It stands somewhere between 80 and 90 feet high and was once used as a navigation marker for ships heading to either Lowestoft of Great Yarmouth,…

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St John Ambulance - Lowestoft Heritage Centre

St. John Ambulance, Oxford Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1TW

St John Ambulance will be opening its Lowestoft Training Centre to the public. Visitors will have the chance to see the unique heritage room which…

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St Margaret’s Church

Hollingsworth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4BW

The spire is surmounted by a gilded weather-cock, once the highest point in Lowestoft (now surpassed only by the sails of Gulliver, the giant…

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St Michael’s Church, Oulton

Church Lane, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5JN

St Michael's has 6 bells in its tower that ring out across Oulton and its marshes. A brass celebrating Sir John Fastolf and his wife Katherine…

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St Nicholas’s Church

St. Nicholas Church, Morton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JQ

On May 8th, 1902, just a month before Star of the Sea opened for business, the foundation stone was laid here for what was to be the South Cliff…

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St Peter & St John’s Church, Kirkley

St Peter's Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0ED

Originally just dedicated to St Peter, there has been a Church on the current site since around 1000AD. The current building is the fourth on the…

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The Battle of the Magnetic Mine in WW2

Lord Kitchener's Holiday Centre, 10 Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0BY

Most people think of anti-shipping mines as those large buoyant spherical metal objects with horns, packed with explosives and triggered by…

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The Big Heritage Quiz Night

The Grit Centre for the Arts & Heritage, Old Magistrates Courts, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1PE

A specially put-together evening of local heritage questions, serious and light-hearted, designed to stretch your heritage muscles! Come and relax…

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The Kirkley Centre - A History Window Display

The Kirkley Centre, 154 London Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AZ

Although the previous building closed for good in 1990 and was later demolished to build The Kirkley Centre, the building's use of seawater baths,…

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The Lowestoft Gansey Project

Oddfellows Green, Nightingale Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7AU

Also on display will be knitting needles, sheathes and belts, plus various patterns, including the original Excelsior Hat. A collection of…

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The Music Scene of 1960s Lowestoft - talk by Richard Mundy at The Grit - Old Court

'The Grit' - Old Magistrates Courts, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft , Suffolk, NR32 1PE

'The Music Scene of 1960's Lowestoft - Part one 1960 to 1964' by Richard Mundy. Richard, The chairman of The Lowestoft Archaeological and Local…

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The Prunier Herring Trophy - A Celebration of Men, Ships & Fish

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JH

During the years 1936 and 1966 at the time of the Autumnal Herring Season (October to November) a much sought after prize was the Prunier Herring…

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Virtual Town Hall

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Highlights will include displays about the history of the Town Hall site and local industries, links to local heritage attractions, and learn more…

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Waveney Folk Club @ The Seagull Theatre

Seagull Theatre, Morton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JH

Come and hear HODs favourites, the Waveney Folk Club in the comfortable surroundings of the Seagull Theatre.

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Well Well Well - The Bathhouse

Regent House, 8 Waterloo Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AA

A chance to view the Victorian sea water well, which fed the bath complex that was built around it.

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“The History of the Lowestoft Town Hall Site - c. 1300 onwards” by David Butcher

Lowestoft Town Hall, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 9SA

This talk will look at the relocation of the Lowestoft township from an earlier inland site and focus particularly on the present-day Town Hall…

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Clare Ancient House Museum

26 High Street, Clare, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8NY

Discover the Clare Ancient House Museum this Heritage Open Days. The Museum links closely with Clare Castle in the recently re-invigorated Country…

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Woodbridge Quay Church

Woodbridge Quay Church, Quay Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1BX

The building was extended in 2013 and the sanctuary interior re-decorated, however memorials and original decorative iron work is still in place.…

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