☞  Our friends also include several local History Groups, who are listed here

Aldeburgh: Church of St Peter and St Paul          ☞

Aldeburgh Cinema (1919) — reputedly the UK's longest continuous cinema

Aldeburgh Museum is in the town's early-C16th timber-framed Moot Hall.

Bawdsey Radar Museum — site of the world's first radar station (1936-39)

Beccles & District Museum features Nobel Prize winner Dorothy Hodgkin

Bentwaters Cold War Museum based in the former USAF hardened command post on this former airfield

Blaxhall: St Peter's Church — Follow our ⎋ links to Blaxhall's artistic Ropes.

Dunwich Museum tells the story of how a great medieval port disappeared

Framlingham: St Michael's Church                          ☞

Halesworth and District Museum — Victorian station; history, archaeology

Laxfield & District Museum — extensive collection of documents and photos

Leiston: Church of St Margaret of Antioch         ☞

Leiston Film Theatre (1912) — Suffolk's oldest purpose-built cinema

Leiston Town Council, who kindly provide the home for our Help Centre

[Garrett's Long Shop] Leiston Works Railway ⬅facebook➡︎ Friends of L. Rwy

Long Shop Museum — location of world's first "flow assembly line" in 1853

Minsmere Nature Reserve — home of the avocet (RSPB's logo) since WWII 

Museum of East Anglian Life — 17 historic buildings, 40,000 everyday objects

Nelson Museum in Gt Yarmouth commemorates Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson

Orford: St Bartholomew's Church                          ☞

Parham Airfield390th Bomb Group  |  British Resistance Organisation

Pip Wright — Suffolk historical writer/author: ☞ our talks 17/9/18 & 18/6/19

BBC Radio SuffolkYou can listen to Di's Feb.2020 interview here.

East Anglian Daily Times — local newspaper for Suffolk and Essex since 1874

"Ebb and Flow"  — Alde River Benefice magazine: news of people & events for the CofE parishes of Benhall, Blaxhall, Farnham & Stratford St Andrew, Great Glemham, Little Glemham, Snape and Sternfield

Family History Federation — See their Really Useful information Leaflets!

Framfare — community newsletter serving Framlingham

Ipswich24 Magazinethen, click on the month's "What's On" link.

Leiston Observer and Saxmundham News

Leiston, Framlingham & surrounding villages Community News

Let's Talk Magazine — Nostalgia, gardening, advice, travel, puzzles and celebrity interviews: all make a monthly appearance in East Anglia's best-loved magazine.  Read Chris's interview here! ISP for many Suffolk villages/organisations [site quality varies]

Where can we go?  What's on/things to do around Leiston and further afield

Yoxmere Fisherman — published for the CofE parishes of Darsham, Dunwich, Middleton, Peasenhall, Sibton, Theberton, Westleton and Yoxford.



Saxmundham Museum — history of "Sax",  Kelsale-cum-Carlton and Benhall

Saxmundham: St John's predates Domesday (1086)  ☞

Snape: St. John the Baptist Church                                       ☞

Station House, Campsea Ashe (1859) — enhancing local community activity

Suffolk Punch Trust "harnessing history", protecting these iconic heavy
          horses — the oldest (C15th?) breed of heavy horse in the world

A.S Neill's Summerhill School, "The original alternative 'free' school" (1921—)

Wikipedia: List of museums in Suffolk   RECENTLY ADDED

Woodbridge Museum