Come for a themed walk around Ipswich and finish off with Tea and a cake at one of the many cafes in the town. 

We offer a variety of topics each lasting about 90 minutes, and setting off from The Hold at 2 pm.  The price includes the cake and drink.

See www.suffolkarchives.co.uk/public-events-programme/walks/ 

and look for Afternoon Tea Walk:

 

3/10/22  Name Dropping
We take a look at some of the notable people connected with Ipswich
who have not only helped shape the town, but have made an indelible
mark on national, and international history.

19/10/22 Merchants and Manufacturers
Wander to the Waterfront to hear tales of Ipswich's merchants -
From Medieval to Modern times and of how manufacturing in the town
flourished from the early Anglo - Saxon period into the 19th century
and beyond

1/11/22 Dickensian Ipswich
Dickens found inspiration in Ipswich ! On his visits to the town he was
fascinated by our colourful local characters, and horrified by our
corrupt elections . Scandalized by The Great White Horse Hotel and
intrigued by an eerie tale he heard in a Churchyard.

17/11/22 Ipswich's Great Son, Cardinal Thomas Wolsey.
Wolsey was born and raised in Ipswich during the 15th century. On
this walk we will examine the possible sites that he knew in the town,
including contenders for the birthplace, and the site of his School,
and over tea and cakes consider his legacy, and the way that his work
affected the common man of medieval England.

20/01/23 Personalities behind the Plaques
Find out more about some of the fascinating Ipswich men and women commemorated by blue plaques. Hear tales of a daring Tudor explorer, a Victorian archaeologist, an amazing pioneer aviator and one of the founders of Co-operative democracy.