The Hold’s exhibition programme includes:
Exhibition Curator Tours, February to June, £5/ £4
Go beyond the displays with a special tour from our exhibition team. Find out more, hear new stories, and ask your burning questions. Alternate Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the exhibition run. Ticket includes tour and exhibition admission. Visit www.suffolkarchives.co.uk for dates.
When the Sea Came In – Remembering The Great Flood of 1953
Saturday 4 February 2023 – Free Entry
An afternoon of talks commemorating 70 years since the deadly floods of 1953. Featuring contributions from historians and flood emergency professionals it will revisit the ‘Great Tide’ seventy years on to highlight lesser-known aspects of its consequences.
Close Look, Distant View Symposium
Thursday 2 March 2023 – £15 including lunch
Join researchers from University of Suffolk, Anglia Ruskin University, University of Southampton, California Institute of Technology, and Tate in a conference looking at new research, contemporary readings, and shifting perceptions of watery landscapes in art, science and digital technology.
Suffolk’s Green Story Communities Day
Saturday 18 March 2023 – Free Entry
Join us for a free day of workshops, talks, and activities exploring Suffolk's Green Story - Reflecting and learning about our environmental responsibility and how you can take action to make a difference. We will be joined by speakers and organisations from across Suffolk, all working to protect and celebrate our unique local environment.
Suffolk’s Green Story: Lates
Thursday 27 April – Free Entry
Explore our Suffolk's Green Story exhibition after hours with our Lates evening. Join friends for an eco-themed workshop, quiz, and discover what you can do to support our unique Suffolk environment. (18+)
Suffolk’s Green Story: Reflect | Learn | Act opens on Friday 3 February and runs until Sunday 18 June 2023 at The Hold on Ipswich Waterfront. Entry is free and open to all ages.
Exhibition opening times are 9:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday, with late opening until 9pm on Thursdays. 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday.
You can book free tickets for the Suffolk’s Green Story: Reflect | Learn | Act exhibition by visiting: www.suffolkarchives.co.uk. Alternatively just turn up and depending on the capacity of the exhibition gallery you will be admitted as soon as possible.
The events accompanying the exhibition are ticketed and can be booked in advance by visiting: www.suffolkarchives.co.uk.
The Café At The Hold is also open daily for visitors to drop in for refreshments.