Suffolk

Properties and events in Suffolk

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A Common Thread

Community Centre, Old Grammar Lane, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1PU
In person
Pre-booking not required

The connections of the river to Bungay depicted in a new textile project.

A guided tour of the museum with the curator

Leman House, 28 Ballygate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9ND
In person
Pre-booking required

An opportunity to be shown around the museum by the curator.

A Medieval Coaching Inn: New Inn open days

New Inn, Peasenhall, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2JE
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Open to the public for the first time in several years, join us to explore New Inn on Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 September 2024. We are opening this building in association with Heritage Open Days.

A walk along historic Ballygate

Bell Tower, St Michael's Church (starting point), The Walk, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9HE
In person
Pre-booking required

A guided walk along Ballygate, one of Beccles' ancient streets.

Abbey Hall, Creative Space, Eye, Suffolk

Abbey Hall, Hoxne Road, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7NJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Abbey Hall is set in 10 acres of water meadows on the site of the Benedictine Priory of St Peter which was razed in 1530. The former Abbey Farm Barn was listed at Risk in 1974 but has now been revived into a beautiful space for everyone to enjoy.

Aldeburgh Museum

Moot Hall, Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP15 5DS
In person
Pre-booking not required

Housed in the iconic Grade 1 Listed, timber framed, Tudor Moot Hall and home of the Town Council, the museum displays artefacts about the rich and diverse history of Aldeburgh from the Anglo-Saxons to today, through digital and manual displays.

Bawdsey Radar Museum

Bawdsey, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3BA
In person
Pre-booking preferred

The first World War 2 operational RADAR station. Visit us to find out more.

Beccles Bell Tower

New Market, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9HE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover the historic detached Beccles Bell Tower.

Beccles Public Hall

Smallgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9AD
In person
Pre-booking required

A tour of Beccles Public Hall

Beccles: the first 500 years, 950 - 1450

Beccles Library, Blyburgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9TB
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Local historian Dr Barry Darch will present an illustrated talk about how Beccles began and developed up to the mid 15th century.

Book Binding from he 15th Century - Fisher Theatre

Fisher Theatre, 10 Broad Street, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1EE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Bungay's printing heritage from the 1700s is being relived with a hands on demonstration

Book Binding from the 15th Century - Town Hall

Bungay Town Hall, 1A Broad Street, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1EE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Bungay's printing heritage from the 1700's is being relived with a hands on demonstration

Broomhill Pool, Ipswich.

Broomhill Pool, Sherrington Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 4HT
In person
Pre-booking not required

One of just 17 listed lidos in Britain. This "Art Moderne" pool building is one of the most attractive Lido style open-air pools in Britain and has an unrivalled position on the edge of Broomhill Park in Ipswich.

Bungay and the History and Demise of the Railway

Riverside, Staithe Road, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1EU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Display and history of Bungay's railway. Demonstrations and hands on exhibits

Bury St Edmunds Guildhall

The Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1PR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Enjoy a weekend of re-enactment in an 800-year-old Grade 1 listed building, explore the stories of unsung heroes in the WW2 Royal Observer Corps Operations Room, and wander in the beautiful walled gardens.

Children's activity Beccles and District Museum

Leman House, 28 Ballygate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9ND
In person
Pre-booking not required

Children's activities will be provided, as well as the usual exhibitions for adults and children to enjoy - and a special exhibition on Toft Monks..

Children's activity: Build Beccles Through the Ages - with Lego

Beccles Library, Blyburgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9TB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Enjoy using Lego to build part of the history of Beccles

Coffee Concert

Hollingsworth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4BW
In person
Pre-booking not required

Concert with refreshments before and afterwards

Communicating local history through music

12 Trinity Street, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1EH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Local musicians spreading history through music. Held in a Saxon. Part of a weekend of Folk Music.

Corton And Its Millennium Of Change

Corton Community Room, Mill’s Drive, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5JB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover Corton on this walk and talk