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An apology!

July 6, 201711:23 amLeave a Comment

Apologies to anyone visiting the University Waterfront Building today or tomorrow, looking for drawings of The Hold.   Due to unforeseen circumstances, this display was cancelled.  However, we will have some architectural drawings to share with you at our forthcoming Oral History sessions on the Waterfront – 14th and 15th July!

Oral History on the Waterfront

June 30, 20174:37 pmJuly 4, 2017 11:24 amLeave a Comment

On Friday July 14th and Saturday July 15th between 10am and 4pm, you’ll find us outside the Waterfront Building in Ipswich (close to the site of The Hold) trying to tempt people to record their memories of this part of Ipswich!  Part of our summer programme of pilot activities associated with ‘The Hold’, the session is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heritage Treasures Photography Contest!

January 11, 201710:10 amLeave a Comment

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is now on Instagram and Facebook and today, to mark the occasion, they have launched a month-long photography competition that aims to celebrate the UK’s fantastic and diverse heritage. Open to all, they’re asking everyone to share an image of their favourite heritage – their #HeritageTreasures – and tell them why they […]

‘Communities of Dissent’ research project

January 4, 201711:57 amJanuary 4, 2017 11:58 amLeave a Comment

COMMUNITIES OF DISSENT Invitation to participate in a new research project for local and family historians Religious dissent, its impact and changing role, is the focus of a new research project for local and family historians. This is the latest major venture of the Family and Community History Research Society (FACHRS). The society was established […]

Finalist for National Award

September 30, 20161:51 pmOctober 4, 2016 9:45 amLeave a Comment

Suffolk Record Office is delighted to announce that its project – “Preserving Suffolk’s Digital Assets” is a finalist for ‘The National Archives Award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy’ in the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards 2016. Run by the Digital Preservation Coalition, the awards are a world-wide celebration of those who have made significant and innovative […]

‘The Hold’ at One Big Multicultural Festival

September 6, 20168:02 amLeave a Comment

Record Office staff and volunteers enjoyed a fantastic day out promoting ‘The Hold’ at the ‘One Big Multicultural Festival’ on Sunday, September 4th.   The event was organised by our good friends at the Bangladeshi Support Centre (with whom we collaborated on the Curry & Culture Project) and combined music, food and dancing in Ipswich’s Alexandra […]

Heritage Open Weekend!

September 2, 20163:48 pmLeave a Comment

Suffolk Record Office is pleased to invite you to share in our heritage open weekend. Ipswich Record Office is holding a drop-in at the Ipswich Institute on Saturday 10th September. Find out about the fascinating archives we hold in Suffolk and view a display about the history of the Ipswich Institute and its building. Also […]