Programme of talks 2023-4

The season of talks has now finished, the programme of visits for Summer 2024 is below.

Meetings are held in the United Free Church, Riverside, Framlingham and start at 7.30pm unless otherwise indicated.

Wed 18th October 2023The Medieval Farming Year in PicturesAlison Bowman
Wed 15th November 2023AGM 
 After the AGM: The 1931 Pageant: a recently discovered film of this amazing eventJohn Bridges
Wed 6th December 2023
Unitarian Meeting House
Special event: The Harbour Lights Trio will entertain us with a programme of Suffolk Songs, with mulled wine and mince pies 
Wed 17th January 2024World War II Coastal Defences in Suffolk.
On Zoom (not face-to-face)
Dr John Greenacre
Wed 21st February 2024Suffolk’s Lost Heritage: A look at some of the buildings that have been lost over the years.Stephen Poulter
Wed 20th March 2024Expert Edgesmith to Engineering Enterprise: The early days of the Leiston Garrett dynastyFraser Hale
Wed 17th April 2024The Hidden History of Orfordness, 1914-1993Clive Chambers
Summer Visits 2024

We have arranged a number of visits during the Summer of 2024. Click the title of each visit in the list below for more information.

You need to book, and please download this form, and follow the instructions in it, including how to pay.

Booking will be restricted to members until June (so if you’re not a member, why not join now).

DateVisitOrganiser and contact
Wed 19th June, 11am – 1pmSorry – this visit is fully booked – Melford Hall Gardens Long Melford, with tour by Edward MartinAlison Pickup
Wed 10th July, 2.30pmThe Red House, Aldeburgh, former home of Benjamin Britten and Peter PearsDavid Ransom
Tues 13th Aug, 11amLong Shop Museum, LeistonAnnie Heining