The Suffolk Archives statement on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its services is available to read here.

Public Events Programme

We are delighted to offer an exciting range of events at our three branches across the county, in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Lowestoft. Event information is updated regularly, please check out event listings for the latest information and how to book.

Download a PDF of our What’s On guide for July – December 2021 to explore our listings at a glance.

Suffolk Archives Adventure Game

Suffolk Archives Adventure Game

Download the Southern Wuffa Isle adventure pack including story, map, and monsters for table top role play gaming.
Family Activities

Family Activities

These exciting events are designed for children ages 5-11. Event themes and activities are based on current exhibitions, seasons and national holidays.
Exhibition Events

Exhibition Events

Supporting events tailored for our current exhibitions including Exhibition Previews and Guided Tours.
Lates

Lates

These evening events are for participants 18 years old and over and allow visitors to experience archives in a completely new light. Each themed event’s activities change every month and event details are regularly updated.
Talks

Talks

These events are a chance for you to learn from subject experts on a variety of topics. Event themes will link with current exhibitions as well as special topics, including the 'Treasures from the Archives' series.
How To Events

How To Events

Learn how to do a range of activities at these interactive events and are an ideal activity for groups as well as an opportunity for people to make new friends.
Online Lecture Series

Online Lecture Series

This lecture series of focuses on a specific subject over 8 events and can be enjoyed either as individual events or as a whole series. In person event and online options are both available for all events.
Cinema Club

Cinema Club

Enjoy a range of films from the latest blockbusters to family favourites in The Hold’s 200 seat auditorium.
Special Events

Special Events

Each event is unique and created especially for the occasion. Be prepared for a variety of event topics and styles and book early to avoid disappointment.
Walks

Walks

Join us for themed walks across the county