June Events

Southwold is preparing itself for the start of the summer season. Visitors to the area begin to increase in the build up to summer. There are many events taking place in and around Southwold such as food and drink festivals and fairs. June is a lovely time of year to visit Southwold and below you will find out about some of the most popular events taking place here and in the surrounding area.


Suffolk Wildlife Trust Walk - Orchids and Wild Flowers

Sunday 3rd June 2018

Hosted by botanist Stephen Massey, enjoy this walk to discover many of the wild flower spreads Suffolk gets to see each season. Walk lasts approximately 2 hours from 10.00am. Meet at Darsham Marshes car park off Yoxford Road.

Suffolk Day Event - Inn to Inn Treasure Hunt

21st - 23rd June 2018

To celebrate Suffolk Day, The Ship Inn at Dunwich and The Westleton Crown have joined forces to encourage people to take part in a 'treasure hunt' walk, celebrating all things natural in Suffolk where you can get the chance to win a stay with breakfast at one of the Inns. You'll need to collect a treasure hunt map from either Inn and follow the trail for either 5 or 8 miles or the full circular walk, taking snaps of certain signs along the way. You'll then need to pass your picture to either Inn and you will be entered into the prize draw. This event is completely free and anyone can take part. For full T&Cs visit either The Ship Inn or the Westleton Crown's website.

Southwold Arts Festival

Saturday 22nd June - Saturday 29th June 2019

The Southwold Arts Festival returns to showcase talent in and around the iconic seaside town. The programme will feature music, theatre, poetry, visual arts, family events, talks, discussions, literature and more. The street fair is always a favourite, where the town joins in with the annual fancy dress and window display theme, and line the streets with stalls whilst a stage showcases local acts. A full programme of events is available on the Southwold Arts Festival website.

Silly Eric Day Camp

Date TBC

If you missed out on Silly Eric Day Camp last year you certainly won't want to miss out this time round! Hosted in Southwold local author Gracie Wright and her team provide daytime activities for children to keep them energised and entertained! Activities include football, arts and crafts, music, drama, writing workshops and much more! Children between the ages of 1 and 15 years old are very welcome and a full programme of events will be available soon. For more information contact the Silly Eric team by emailing sillyericcamp@gmail.com or call 07754 783392.

Africa By Night at Africa Alive

Date TBC

Visit Africa Alive for an evening of fun in the unique atmosphere of the park at dark. This event also includes displays by the Mighty Zulu Nation Dance Troupe.