Lowestoft 1940s Weekend

May 25, 20171:47 pmMay 25, 2017 1:49 pmLeave a Comment

Festival Weekend Lowestoft will be going back in time to the 1940s on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May in an event to celebrate the town’s history. The event, hosted by Lowestoft Vision will take place in Lowestoft’s town centre, from the Triangle Market down to Station Square and Britten Centre Market Square. The weekend […]

Online Payments, Wednesday 7 June

May 24, 20179:00 amMay 15, 2017 2:40 pmLeave a Comment

Due to essential maintenance work we will be unable to process any online payments on Wednesday 7 June 2017 between 20:00 and 00:00.  We apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any queries please contact Judith Stephenson at Judith.stephenson@Suffolk.gov.uk

Suffolk Show 2017 – A Great Day Out

May 23, 20175:45 pmLeave a Comment

If you’re visiting the Suffolk Show on Wednesday 31 May and Thursday 1 June come along and see us in the County Council tent. Record Office staff will be there with an update on The Hold and Mapping Suffolk Stories projects.  We can also provide general advice on your research and suggest where to start. This year we are hoping to collect […]

Record-Keeping Service of the Year

April 19, 20178:36 pmLeave a Comment

Suffolk Record Office has been nominated for Record-Keeping Service of the year at this year’s Archives and Records Association (ARA) Excellence Awards. The ARA Excellence Awards are in their second year and comprise three categories: Distinguished Service Award Record-keeper of the Year Award Record-keeping Service of the Year Award. The awards celebrate the achievements of […]

Women’s History Month

March 18, 20174:33 pmMarch 18, 2017 4:51 pmLeave a Comment

The Bury St Edmunds branch is celebrating Women’s History Month with an exhibition focusing on the lives of women during wartime from the Crimean through to the Second World War. The exhibition will be up for the rest of March so why not pop in and take a look!  Our new web story provides a […]

Who Do You Think You Are visits Bury St Edmunds

February 15, 201710:55 amLeave a Comment

WDYTYA on Wednesday 15 February features Warwick Davis and shows his visit to the Athenaeum in Bury St Edmunds.  If you’re interested in this beautiful building take a look at our new webpage written by the Bury archivist, Victoria Savoulidis. Victoria will also be appearing on Lesley Dolphin’s show on Radio Suffolk at 1.30pm today […]

BBC Radio Suffolk featuring SRO!

February 13, 20172:22 pmFebruary 15, 2017 11:28 amLeave a Comment

Keep up to date with Suffolk Archives – Suffolk Records Office’s latest news, events and developments on The Hold by listening to the new regular feature on BBC Radio Suffolk’s afternoon show with Lesley Dolphin (second Monday of the month). @KeyToThePast #buildthehold Listen again: 13 February 2017– http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04qlsfv#play Next feature: Monday 13 March Thank you […]

Design Team announced

February 1, 201712:41 pmFebruary 1, 2017 12:42 pmLeave a Comment

Design Team announced for ‘The Hold’ The design team who will develop the planned heritage centre, ‘The Hold’ was announced this January by project partners Suffolk County Council and the University of Suffolk. Following a highly competitive tender process, world class, award winning architects Pringle Richards Sharratt have won the contract to develop the design […]

Programme of events

January 18, 201710:51 amLeave a Comment

The Spring and summer programme of events has now been published and can be downloaded from our website Events include talks on Medieval Church Graffiti at Lowestoft Record Office, Tales of Home Decorating in the 19th Century at Bury Record Office and Beat of the Street by Borin van Loon at the Ipswich branch. Please […]

Eboracum Baroque at Moyses Hall

January 16, 201711:29 amLeave a Comment

Rediscovering Suffolk’s Baroque Music The spectacular Eboracum Baroque are performing at Moyse’s Hall this March 16th, presenting a programme of music based around Suffolk composers from the 18th century. Hear music by Suffolk composers, Joseph Gibbs and John Carr that has not been heard in over 250 years! The concert will include Violin Sonatas written by Joseph […]