September - October Events
As the summer season comes to end you may be requiring an extra layer or two as the nights draw in, but Southwold can still be thoroughly enjoyed by all in September and October. Despite the lack of short and sandals, there are many events and festivals in the surrounding area which are worth attending. View our September and October events below to find out more.
Southwold Lighthouse Tours - Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday in September 2016
The iconic Lighthouse in Southwold has tours taking place in September and October, including extra days in October half term. The tours are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation and advance booking isn’t necessary. If you’re fascinated by this commanding landmark the why not visit the Lighthouse and find out more?
The Autumn Track Walk - Saturday 24th September 2016
The Southwold Railway Trust are asking you to join them as they trek across the original Southwold railway line. The walk starts from the Blythburgh station site at 10:30am, taking a scenic route surrounded by hedgerows. At the end of the track you will find your destination at Wenhaston Station Site! On arrival at Wenhaston Station Site the team will take you to the Queen's Head at Blyford for refreshments. If you’re interested in this event please call Graham on 01277 219254 or 07919 272078 to book your place.
Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival - 24th & 25th September 2016
The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival returns for 2016. This fantastic festival is frequently rated as one of the UK's best food and drink festivals by National media critics - so don't miss out this year! There will be an abundance of stalls, samples and activities for all, celebrating local produce found in the Alde Valley and Suffolk coastal region.
Halesworth Arts Festival - 8th - 23rd October 2016
Back for its 5th year the Halesworth Arts Festival will have 15 days of exhibitions, daytime events, evening activities etc. Tickets must be purchased. Multiple ticket purchases generate special savings. Visit the Halesworth Arts Festival website for more information and a timetable of events.
Halesworth Scarecrow Festival - 22nd - 29th October 2016
Why not visit the market town of Halesworth and take part in the scarecrow festival? This event includes a treasure hunt for the kids and a competition of the best scarecrow in town! Clue sheets available from Halesworth Library.
Halloween at East Anglia Transport Museum - Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 2pm – 7pm. Get ‘spooked’ this Halloween and join the East Anglia Transport Museum! There are some spooky occurrences happening around the site… There will be a witch hunt for the children and prizes will be given to all the little ones in fancy dress. The late running of the museum's trams, trolleybuses and train into the evening will be a chilling experience for all as the woods come alive.