Global Events: Suffolk Stories – Virtual Tour

Explore Global Events: Suffolk Stories exhibition online. Click on, or hover over a point to find out more. Use the arrows in the bottom right hand corner to enter or exit full screen mode.


This exhibition explores how the Suffolk community has responded to different international events throughout history. Focusing on the arrival of American service people during the ‘Friendly Invasion’ of WW2, the rising tensions and public messaging of the Cold War period, and the collective community response to COVID-19 during 2020.


Through original archival documents, photos, music, and film, visitors can explore the similarities and differences between these three global events, and understand how Suffolk has changed as a result.