What’s on

The museum is now open for the season. Come along and see the changes we made over the winter!

 

Highlights include:

  • Step back to the ‘60s

  • The days of pirate radio

  • RNXS25 – telling the story of the Felixstowe Unit from its inauguration in 1962

  • Children’s activity corner (new)

  • Commemoration of the local peace celebrations in 1919

  • Updated – the story of the local men in 67th Medium Rgt RA (TA)

 

Our evening talks programme continues throughout the spring and early summer. These informative monthly meetings are held at Broadway House (Orwell Road) in conjunction with Felixstowe Family History Society. See below for details.

Oct
27
Sat
Felixstowe Steampunk Hallowe’en Festival @ Landguard @ Landguard Peninsula
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

This year we shall be taking part in the amazing Felixstowe Steampunk Weekend and Spooky events will take place in the museum on both days.  There will be a host of other activities in our grounds as well as in Landguard Fort.

 

Admission to the whole experience is by day ticket  or by weekend pass.  Follow the link for details: http://www.discoverlandguard.org.uk/latest-news/felixstowe-steampunk-halloween-festival/

 

Day tickets in advance:  Adult £12  Child (age 3 – 16y) £8.00  Family  (2 adults, 2 children)  £32

Day tickets ‘on the day’:  Adult £14  Child (age 3 – 16y) £10.00  Family  (2 adults, 2 children)  £35

Oct
28
Sun
Felixstowe Steampunk Hallowe’en Festival @ Landguard @ Landguard Peninsula
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

This year we shall be taking part in the amazing Felixstowe Steampunk Weekend and Spooky events will take place in the museum on both days.  There will be a host of other activities in our grounds as well as in Landguard Fort.

 

Admission to the whole experience is by day ticket  or by weekend pass.  Follow the link for details:  http://www.discoverlandguard.org.uk/latest-news/felixstowe-steampunk-halloween-festival/

 

Day tickets in advance:  Adult £12  Child (age 3 – 16y) £8.00  Family  (2 adults, 2 children)  £32

Day tickets ‘on the day’:  Adult £14  Child (age 3 – 16y) £10.00  Family  (2 adults, 2 children)  £35

Nov
14
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Martin Hedges speaking on ‘Living and dying in the 19th Century’.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Dec
12
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Mike Wabe speaking on ‘A Christmas Carol’.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

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

‘Show and tell’ – an informal get-together for members and guests

 

Bring an item of interest and share its story.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

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

Jane Bradburn speaking on ‘Capture and Escape in WW2’.

The story of the local men who served in 67th Medium Regiment.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

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

Stuart Hines speaking on ‘The Long Shop Museum: Past, Present and Future’.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Apr
10
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sarah Doig speaking on ‘Daniel Defoe’s tour of the Eastern Counties in 1722’.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Apr
17
Wed
THE GREAT FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM EASTER EGG HUNT @ FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM
Apr 17 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

THE GREAT FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM EASTER EGG HUNT


 

Come and join the fun Easter Egg Hunt.

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

There are also fun Easter crafts to make too.

 

This event is suitable for children aged 3-10 years. Younger or older children may participate at parents discretion, but please allow the recommended age group to enjoy the hunt.

 

   There is a maximum of 30 children per session.  

   All children must be accompanied by an adult.

   All activities are included in the price.  

 

 

You can choose between two sessions. Each session includes the hunt and Easter crafts. BOOK TICKETS ONLINE NOW.

Session 1: 1230-1400

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-felixstowe-museum-easter-egg-hunt-session-1-1230-1400-tickets-56191634692

Session 2: 1430-1600

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-felixstowe-museum-easter-egg-hunt-session-2-1430-1600-tickets-56192390954

May
8
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Kate Cole speaking on ‘From Rural Suffolk & Essex to the Battle of the Somme’.

This is the story of a local nurse in the Great War.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm