Events in Halesworth Town

From markets, concerts, exhibitions, gigs, get-togethers and festivals to social sports and wellness, seasonal family fun and friendly community events, Halesworth is full of opportunities to get out, meet up, experience and enjoy. 

 

Don’t forget to also view the full programme of theatre, films, concerts, comedy, dance, clubs and classes at Halesworth’s vibrant arts centre, The Cut (links to online programme/booking facility), or the overview of Halesworth’s regular markets and annual festivals.

 

WHAT’S ON – THE CUT MARKETS & FESTIVALS

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Open Day at Blythburgh Station

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Railway Open Day

Free entry to site, free tea, coffee and cake. Our demonstration goods train will be ‘hauled through the power of the sun’: the 88-year-old battery-electric locomotive is now charged by solar panels. For the first time – shunting demonstration – “how the railway moved the goods”. Re-instated main line track, platform, and goods sidings. Narrow gauge goods wagons. Award-winning restored
original Goods Shed. Heritage railway display, refreshments, railway book sale, and films in the Village Hall. Enlarged live steam model railway. Display of found artefacts.

See our progress in the unearthing and restoration of this unique and historic 1879 narrow gauge station.

How to find us: the station is on the northern edge of Blythburgh village. It is signposted off the A12. The 99A bus from Halesworth and Southwold stops about 100 yards away (NB – no service on Sundays).
Car parking is in Holy Trinity Church car park and the adjacent field. Blue badge disabled parking ONLY onsite.

Another date for your diary: Open Day and Model Railway Show at the station, on Sunday September 8th 2024, 10.30 ‘til 4.00
59F Thoroughfare, Halesworth IP19 8AR www.halesworthtosouthwoldrailway.co.uk
07379 789665 01986 874240 halesworthtosouthwoldrailway@gmail.co

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Halesworth to Southwold Narrow Gauge Railway Society
Phone
07379 789665
Email
halesworthtosouthwoldrailway@gmail.com

Venue

Blythburgh Station
Blythburgh, IP19 9LQ United Kingdom + Google Map
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