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“Heritage!” – A New Art Exhibition From Easterly Artists

Art Gallery 102 , 102 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XW

Sixteen of East Suffolk's most innovative and creative visual artists have come together to celebrate the end of lock-down with “Heritage!”…

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‘Blessing the Herring’ Ceremony

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

A special service, held on the Oddfellows Green.

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‘Lifeboat Wars’ Presentation by Trudie Jackson at The Parcel Office

Parcels Office Public Exhibition Space, Lowestoft Central Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

Victorian Lifeboat men risked their lives to save others in peril on the sea. Behind the undoubted bravery and courage they showed, there was a…

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‘Lowestoft Then and Now (1618 & 2021)’ talk by David Butcher and Ivan Bunn at The Parcel Room

Parcels Office Public Exhibition Space, Lowestoft Central Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

The Manor Roll of 1618 – a survey in verbal form, but without a map – is the most important surviving document which enables physical…

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‘What History means to me’ talk presented by Richard Mundy at The Parcel Office

Parcel Office Exhibition Space , Lowestoft Central Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

This presentation will give a moment to pause and think about why we enjoy history. Richard will use some semi-autobiographical elements as a…

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‘Wild routes and fruits’ - an easy to swallow edible history of wayside plants in Kirkley’

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

We will start at The Kirkley Centre and end at Kirkley Church Hall. There will be samples of foraged foods prepared by Jon to try (please advise…

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100th Anniversary of the Lowestoft Revival celebrated on 7th March revisited

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

Everyone is welcome to pop in, look round the church and chat to our volunteers. You can see a scale model of the church, look at our 2019…

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40 Oxford Road @ Lowestoft Central Library

Clapham Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1DR

John Cone lived at 40 Oxford Road with his parents and brother until moving out when he married in 1957. He worked at Eastern Coachworks from age…

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A Fine New Esplanade - guided walk with Ivan Bunn

Esplanade, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0QG

Join Lowestoft treasure, Ivan Bunn on an entertaining and informative walk to find out more about one of Lowestoft's iconic landmarks. Not to be…

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A Link to Our Heritage - A life at sea

East Coast College, St. Peters Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2NB

Find the answers to all these question and much more as we chat with Keith Mayall, who was Ship's Boy, aged 15, when Suffolk Warrior won the…

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A Mark Burrell Open Art Exhibition

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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A Trifle from Lowestoft: An Exploration of Experimental Porcelain from the 18th Century

Lowestoft Studio Ceramics , 38C High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HY

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 Most Easterly Walk

The Ness, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1UL

Developing upon the popular 'Walk in the Park' series, this is a specially curated guided walk, covering approx 2 miles, designed for children and…

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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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Afternoon guided walk and tour @ Waveney Valley Smokehouse

Newcombe Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XA

If you like what you see you are welcome to buy a pair of Kippers to take away. Because of space and food safety constraints numbers will have to…

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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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Another Angle Studio

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

Guest artists for HODs: Miriam King with some 100 pictures denoting Lowestoft Life in 2020 (pre pandemic), and her childlike works denoting her…

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Another Angle Studio @ Maritime Heritage Fair

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

The team will be demonstrating lino cuts, printing and other techniques as well as chatting with visitors about traditional skills. Lowestoft…

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Art & Craft in Wood @ 117 High Street

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

Exhibition detailing the history of this building and the property next door and view the lower levels of the property, including the cellar and…

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Beatsters and Needling - The Craft of Net-making @ Maritime Heritage Fair

Heritage Quay, South Pier, Lowestoft, Suffolk

In the back rooms, homes, and workshops of Lowestoft, beasters supported the fishing industry with their net making and repairing skills. Today,…

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Benjamin Britten Students’ Art Exhibition

Town Hall, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HZ

Over the last academic year Year 9 students from Benjamin Britten Academy have studied works by artists John Piper and Ian Murphy. They have…

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Bushells Bakery - London Road South

210 London Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0BB

Bushells Bakery Ltd was established in November 1883, in Dukes Head Street, Lowestoft. In those days, there were lots of bakers, all vying for the…

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Cefas @ All Saints & St Margaret’s Church

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

Cefas' origins date back to 1902, when a small fisheries laboratory was established in Lowestoft, by the Marine Biological Association to research…

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Christ Church Lowestoft

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

Everyone is welcome to pop in, look round the church and chat to our volunteers. You can see a scale model of the church, look at our 2019…

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Classical Chill @ St Mark’s

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

Music from Vaughan Willams, Arvo Part, Bach and Max Richter. British violinist Noel Vine studied with Frederick Grinke, Manoug Parikian, Beth…

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Cleveland Road - History in the street

Cleveland Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0BN

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

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Come and see the Oulton Broad Recipe Book - is this the only copy?

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

This old recipe book was found by museum volunteers in an envelope in a store room. It contains recipes from local residents and adverts for…

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Corton Methodist Church

17 The Street, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5HW

The church will be holding its Harvest Festival at this time, to tie in with the theme, Edible England. The church has stained glass windows in…

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CWGC Event - Lowestoft Naval Memorial with RNPSA

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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CWGC Event - Lowestoft’s Maritime Heritage

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

The CWGC honours and cares for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never…

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East Anglian 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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Edible England Market @ Lowestoft Central Station

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

Lowestoft Central Station will be chockablock with stalls and stands featuring the best local produce from throughout our region, with samples to…

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Ferini ART Gallery

Ferini Art Gallery, 27-29 All Saints Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JL

The gallery’s goal is to introduce relevant emerging local artists and established artists. This provides collectors with the excitement of…

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Flower Festival @ St Peter’s Church, Carlton Colville

Church Lane, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 8AT

The church as it stands today is largely Victorian however, rebuilt in the style of a medieval church in the 1880s – the church had a wealthy…

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Formal Plaque Dedication Ceremony @ Lowestoft Heritage Workshop Centre

Heritage Workshop Centre, 80A High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XN

Lowestoft Town Council, with kind support from the Heritage Workshop Centre and Jack Rose Old Lowestoft Society, have commissioned a commemorative…

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Formal Unveiling of ‘Operation Dynamo’ Roll of Honour @ Lowestoft Heritage Workshop Centre

Lowestoft Heritage Workshop Centre, Wilde Score, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XN

This plaque, commissioned by Lowestoft Town Council for the 80th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation, commemorates Lowestoft's involvement in…

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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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Grosvenor Road - History in the street

Grosvenor Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0BN

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

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Heritage Shorts @ Sams - Fishing, Kippers & The Navy

Sams Coffee House, 131-132 Bevan Street East, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2AQ

We're thrilled to present a number of short archive films exhibited within our cafe Sams Coffee House. Celebrating the rich heritage of our Town,…

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Heritage Shorts @ Sams - Sea Harvest & Small Fry

Sams Coffee House, 131-132 Bevan Street East, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2AQ

We're thrilled to present a number of short archive films exhibited within our cafe Sams Coffee House. Celebrating the rich heritage of our Town,…

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Heritage Shorts @ Sams - The Lowestoft Scores

Sams Coffee House, 131-132 Bevan Street East, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2AQ

We're thrilled to present 2 short films on the Lowestoft Scores exhibited within our cafe Sams Coffee House. The first short film takes you down…

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Heritage Shorts @ Sams - The relationship between Lowestoft High Street & The Denes

Sams Coffee House, 131-132 Bevan Street East, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2AQ

We're thrilled to present a short docu-film that was recorded last year exhibited within our cafe Sams Coffee House. Featuring local historian…

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Herring & Ale Festival

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

Enjoy a day of events and stalls celebrating our maritime heritage and local produce, with local ales by Green Jack Brewery, herrings cooked the…

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Historical Walkabout: Corton and Colman’s Mustard

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

Their visible legacy (in terms of surviving buildings) will be made clear and placed within the context of a small coastal community of the time.…

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History of Carlton Marshes

Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve, Burnt Hill Lane, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 8HU

Discover how this beautiful landscape was created over the centuries by the hands of Medieval peat diggers, the ideas of Morton Peto and the…

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HODs Information Hub @ Lowestoft Station Shop & Tourist Information Office

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

Centrally located, in the beautiful surroundings of the recently renovated Station buildings, we'll be open every day to answer any questions and…

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I Was There - Oral History

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

Listen to the people who were there, see exhibits of the fishermen and factory workers who were involved in the production of food for the people…

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IBTC @ Maritime Heritage Fair

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

Watch traditional rigging & wire work techniques, wood steaming and more. Staff and students of the IBTC will be available to answer your…

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In the Studio @ Another Angle Studio

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

A chance to try a wide range of printing activities with the team from Another Angle Studio - all materials provided. Meet lead artist Miriam…

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International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC) Open Weekend

International Boatbuilding Training College, 6 Sea Lake Road, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 3LQ

Take a walk amongst the boats, try your hand at roving, watch a wood steaming demonstration, learn how a hand made oar is crafted and more. …

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John Ward Trio @ Maritime Heritage Fair

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

With powerful 3-part harmonies, guitar, double bass, accordion, mandolin, bodhran, whistles and harmonica, the trio will perform a set of mainly…

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Kensington Gardens - 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. Believed to have been…

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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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Life of Lowestoft: A Year On

Parcel Office Exhibition Space, Lowestoft Central Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

In its debut anniversary screening 'Life of Lowestoft' is being screened at the Parcel Office Exhibition Space for free a year on. 'Life of…

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Lino Printing and Screen Printing Workshops @ Another Angle Studio

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

Come along and find out more in the relaxed and informal surroundings of Another Angle Studios. All equipment provided.

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Livestream: A Link to Our Heritage - A life at sea

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Find the answers to all these questions and much more LIVE as we chat with Keith Mayall, who was Ship's Boy, aged 15, when Suffolk Warrior won the…

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Livestream: Near This Place Wartime Bombing

Lowestoft, Suffolk

During two World Wars, Lowestoft Railway Station led a charmed life. The very first air-dropped missiles to fall in the town, dropped by a…

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Livestream: Songs of the Sea

Lowestoft , Suffolk

Diana is accompanied by lauded Gorleston-based pianist, Karen Smith, for a lunchtime recital of song in the beautiful surroundings of Lowestoft's…

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Livestream: ‘What History means to me’ talk presented by Richard Mundy at The Parcel Office

Lowestoft, Suffolk

This presentation will give a moment to pause and think about why we enjoy history. Richard will use some semi-autobiographical elements as a…

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Lorenzo Barron @ Ferini ART Gallery

Ferini Art Gallery, 27-29 All Saints Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JL

To enter, collect a free entry form at the desk inside the gallery and give the painting a name or title that you think best captures the…

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Lowestoft Allotment Project

St. Margaret's Allotments, St Margaret's Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4HN

Lowestoft's allotments are part of the town's social history. Come and find out where they were set up, who they were set up for and what their…

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Lowestoft Archives: Special Delivery with Dean Parkin

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

Dean will be gathering your stories about Lowestoft and all things food related to create a time capsule poem that will be added to the local…

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Lowestoft Arts Centre

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

Our exhibition will have a mix of art work from traditional paintings through to printed stencils, acrylic pour, and also a range of pottery &…

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Lowestoft Dingers @ Bushells Bakeries

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Available only during the Heritage Open Days festival - come and try one! Shops at: 210, London Road South 71, Hollingsworth Road 61 Westwood…

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Lowestoft Feeds the Nation @ Parcel Office

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

A remarkable and unique collection of memorabilia that showcases Lowestoft's role in providing food for the nation, at home and abroad, at war and…

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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 Library - Life of Lowestoft Window Display

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

Depicting each chapter of 'Life of Lowestoft' this exciting window exhibition will also be interactive and allow you to find out more about the…

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Lowestoft Maritime Heritage Fair on Heritage Quay

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

There will be some brilliant food and drink stalls on site with a local theme as well as heritage fishing industry demonstrations in net making,…

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Lowestoft Movie Makers @ Studio Theatre, Sparrows Nest

Sparrows Nest, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XG

Lowestoft Movie Makers are a small group of amateur film makers operating from the Studio Theatre in Sparrows Nest Park. One the main aims of the…

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Lowestoft Museum

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

Visitors can explore the museum's extensive porcelain collection and find out how the beautiful patterns were made . Children can try out the…

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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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Marina Theatre Lowestoft

Marina Theatre, The Marina, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HH

Explore behind the scenes of our wonderful theatre. Take a guided history tour of the building, including many areas not normally on view to the…

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Marine Parade - History in the street with Richard Mundy

49 Marine Parade (Yard area at rear of property), Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0QN

Constructed in the 1850's as part of 'Petos Plan' for South Lowestoft. Designed by John Louth Clemence, who himself lived in the road for 60…

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Mark Gee @ Old Blue Anchor Stores

The Old Blue Anchor, 133A High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HP

An Old Blue Anchor building has occupied this site for nearly 200 years, with the current building well over 100 years old. Duke's Head Street…

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Morning guided tour and talk @ Waveney Valley Smokehouse

Newcombe Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XA

If you like what you see you are welcome to buy a pair of Kippers to take away. Because of space and food safety constraints numbers will have to…

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Music @ Christ Church

Christ Church, Herring Fishery Score, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XD

Jad Grainger moved with his family to Lowestoft in Spring 2018 and later that year he began his undergraduate studies in piano at The Guildhall…

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Music @ Our Lady Star of the Sea

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 @ St Margaret’s

St Margaret's Church, 147 Hollingsworth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4BW

Sarah Gallop is a soprano based in Suffolk. She completed her MMus Vocal&Operatic Performance at Birmingham Conservatoire and currently studies…

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Music @ St Mark’s

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

Catherine graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music with a Postgraduate Diploma in Vocal Performance. Shortly after graduating she went…

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Near This Place - The German Bombs near Lowestoft Railway Station 1914-18 1939-45 by Bob Collis

Parcels Office Public Exhibition Space, Lowestoft Central Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

During two World Wars Lowestoft Railway Station led a charmed life. The very first air-dropped missiles to fall in the town, dropped by a…

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New Wave presents: Historic Lowestoft - a walk with Ivan Bunn

Historic High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Delivered as part of Heritage Open Days 'New Wave' project, explore the forgotten corners of old Lowestoft with historian Ivan Bunn. Today much…

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New Wave presents: The Lowestoft Witches

Triangle Market, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XW

Delivered as part of Heritage Open Days 'New Wave' project, this exhibition on the Lowestoft Witches will leave you intrigued to find out…

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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

Come and discover the old pharmacy drawers, old Leases and the quite iconic interior of this Grade II listed builiding.

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Oulton Broad Library - Snapshots of Oulton Broad

Oulton Broad Library, 92 Bridge Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 3LR

Originally built by the philanthropic George Edwards as the ‘Coffee Pot’, a meeting place for disadvantaged children, it became the base for…

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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 Church - 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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Pink Plaque Walkabout in North Lowestoft HAZ

High Street and surrounding streets, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1

The 'pink plaques' can be found in the windows along the High Street and surrounding streets. They will have one interesting fact and one question…

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Plaque Unveiling and Dedication

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

The ceremony, postponed from 2020, was for unveiling this plaque commissioned by Lowestoft Town Council for the 80th anniversary of the Dunkirk…

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Postcard Exhibition of ‘Edible England’ at The Parcel Office

Parcel Office Public Exhibition Space, Lowestoft Central Railway Station, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2EG

Local Historian, Richard Mundy, inherited a large collection of postcards from his Uncle David. He formed a Facebook group as a platform to share…

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Right up your street & Kirkleyness @ Christchurch Halls

Christ Church Centre, Herring Fishery Score, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XD

Both films were commissioned by East Suffolk Council, supported by Historic England, to celebrate Lowestoft’s two Heritage Actions Zones – the…

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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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Self-guided tour @ Lowestoft Town Hall (Council Chambers)

Lowestoft Town Hall, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HZ

The site of the present Town Hall dates from 14th century and has been the location for a market cross for corn-trading and a chapel-of-ease for…

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Songs of the Sea

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

Diana is accompanied by regular recital collaborator, pianist, John Reid, for a lunchtime recital of song in the beautiful surroundings of…

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St John Ambulance - Lowestoft Heritage Centre Open Day

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 Church, Morton Road

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

St Nicholas R C Church was built in 1903 as South Cliff Congregational Church and the same architects Baines and Baines of London designed Our…

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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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St Peter’s Church, Gunton

St Peter's Church, Gunton Church Lane, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4LF

The church began as a rectangular structure, with the round tower being added later, with fine Norman doorways. Before the time of clocks, the…

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The Colmans @ Corton

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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The Gentle Art of Smoking - 700,000 years of fishing at Pakefield

All Saints and St Margaret's Church, Causeway, Pakefield Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0JY

An entertaining journey through Lowestoft's relationship with the silver darling and the art of preservation, with a few red herrings along the way.

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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 later demolished to build The Kirkley Centre, the buildings use of seawater baths,…

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The Lowestoft Gansey Project @ Maritime Heritage Fair

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

Also on display will be knitting needles, sheathes and belts, plus various patterns, including the original Excelsior Hat. Also on show are a…

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The Lowestoft Longshoremen @ Maritime Heritage Fair

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

The Lowestoft Longshoremen were formed about 10yrs ago when a group of like-minded individuals joined together, once a week, to indulge in their…

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The Pavilion, Nicholas Everitt Park, “All Our Yesterdays” photo exhibition

The Pavilion, 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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The Pavilion, Nicholas Everitt Park, Lowestoft Air War 1939-1945 exhibition

The Pavilion, Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 9JR

"Lowestoft Air War 1939-1945" is an exhibition assembled from the archives and private artefact collection of local aviation historian Bob Collis,…

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Traditional Boatbuilding at the IBTC - past, present and future

International Boatbuilding Training College, 6 Sea Lake Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 3LQ

A chance to visit the workshop and learn more about the traditional skills involved, and how these are transformed into modern practice. After a…

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Triangle Market

The Triangle Market, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1QA

On the historical High Street of North Lowestoft, with its unique architectural market canopies ‘The Eastern Sails’ and wide range of…

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Uncle Sid’s Zero Waste Store

45 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HZ

Isn't it strange that 'old fashioned' ways of shopping have become popular once again? We explore the different uses for this store and how the…

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Waveney Folk Club @ OLSS

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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Waveney Valley Smokehouse @ Maritime Heritage Fair

South Pier, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AE

Our Heritage Ness Point smokehouse has 4 brick kilns. They are each lined with years of smoking character, millions of fish have passed through…

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When Banksy Came to Town

303 Projects, 303 London Road South, Kirkley Village, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0DX

With the recent furore around Banksy arguably endorsing Lowestoft, Gorleston and Great Yarmouth joint bid for ‘City of Culture 2025’, having…

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Windsor Road - History in the street

Windsor Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0BP

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

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YMCA Trinity Shine Community Allotment

YMCA Trinity, Water Lane Allotments, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2NH

Come and visit a 'real' allotment that is well-used by all ages from the local community. The YMCA allotment was set up about four years ago and…

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