What’s on

We kicked off the 2018 season with a fun event for children, the Great Felixstowe Museum Easter Egg hunt, which proved to be as popular as ever. Details of other events planned for the season may be found below.

 

Our evening talks programme will continue until July and resume in October after a two month break. These informative monthly meetings are held at Broadway House (Orwell Road) in conjunction with Felixstowe Family History Society. See below.

 

What’s new in the museum this year?

  • The End of World War I – an exhibition looking at the context of armed forces’ activities in Felixstowe and the surrounding area, and how these affected the lives of local inhabitants. Artefacts, documents, records and photographs tell the story.

  • RAF100 –  Air Cadets from 365 (Felixstowe) Squadron have updated their exhibition to commemorate the founding of the RAF one hundred years ago.

 

Retained for a further year: 

  • the poignant photographic installation by a local photographer honouring the WW1 Fallen named on Felixstowe’s War Memorial. If you haven’t already seen this, do try to come along; it’s on display in the main corridor.

  • our ’60s corner brings back memories of those crazy, colourful years.

 

 

 

Apr
4
Wed
GIANT EASTER EGG HUNT FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM @ Felixstowe Museum
Apr 4 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and join the giant Landguard Bunny for a fun Easter Egg Hunt at Felixstowe Museum.

Search the museum for the coloured eggs, then exchange them for a yummy reward!

Also fun bunny ears to make too.

This event is suitable for children aged 3-10 years.

Older and younger children may attend, but please allow the recommended age group to

enjoy the hunt.

There is a maximumof 30 children per session

Children £3.00, adults £2.00 (includes admission to the museum)           

You must pre-book in advance for this event.

You can choose between two sessions. Each session includes the hunt and making bunny ears.

SORRY – THIS EVENT NOW SOLD OUT – SPACES LEFT ON NEXT WEEK’S EVENT

On Sale from Friday 9th February

Note this event is also running on Wednesday 11 April see seperate events page on this site.

Apr
11
Wed
GIANT EASTER EGG HUNT FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM @ Felixstowe Museum
Apr 11 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and join the giant Languard Bunny for a fun Easter Egg Hunt at Felixstowe Museum.

Search the museum for the coloured eggs, then exchange them for a yummy reward!

Also fun bunny ears to make too.

This event is suitable for children aged 3-10 years.

Older and younger children may attend, but please allow the recommended age group to

enjoy the hunt.

There is a maximumof 30 children per session

Children £3.00, adults £2.00 (includes admission to the museum)   

You must pre-book in advance for this event.

You can choose between two sessions. Each session includes the hunt and making bunny ears.

Session 1: 1230-1400  BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

Session 2 1430-1600   BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

Tickets on sale from Friday 9th February

EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sarah Doig speaking on ‘The A to Z of Curious Suffolk’.

 

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm.

May
9
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
May 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Mark Mitchels speaking on ‘Elizabeth Garrett Anderson’.

 

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm.

May
30
Wed
Half term holiday opening @ Felixstowe Museum
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

By public demand we’re opening on Wednesday 30th May (1/2 term holiday week).   It’s great chance to take a look at the new temporary exhibitions.  The ever popular Trewick Owl Trail will be available for our younger visitors.

Jun
9
Sat
DISCOVER LANDGUARD AT THE CANOPY @ The Triangle
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Come and discover more about the attractions of the Landguard Peninsula.

A special day of displays and information at The Canopy in the town centre.

Learn how you can become a volunteer, visit the ‘touch table’ and discover our fantastic events for everyone.

Admission free.

01394 675283.

www.discoverlandguard.org.uk

Jun
13
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Jun 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Brian Heard speaking on ‘Forensics and Firearms’.

 

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Jul
1
Sun
Felixstowe Book Festival @ Felixstowe Museum: Ruth Dugdall’s story of Ernest Seaman VC @ Felixstowe Museum
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Jayne Lindill will perform the story of Ernest Seaman VC, the only VC holder named on the WW1 Roll of Honour on Felixstowe War Memorial.

This is one of the many events in the 2018 Felixstowe Book Festival   www.felixstowebookfestival.co.uk

 

Jul
11
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Peter Wain speaking on ‘The Medieval Port of Goseford’.

It’s still on – in spite of THE football match!

The area of Kings Fleet on the River Deben is all that is left of the port of Goseford, one of the most important ports on the East Coast in Medieval times. Goseford means ‘goose ford’. Peter has researched this subject extensively and published a book, The History of Kingsfleet.

 

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Jul
14
Sat
Volunteer Open Event @ Felixstowe Museum
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come along and meet some of our volunteers.  Find out more about the museum and how you can join us as a volunteer even if it’s just for a few hours a fortnight.

Doors open at 10am, coffee and cake will be available.

Free parking is outside in the main Landguard Car Park.

Email us if you require more details.