On Saturday, 4th February Suffolk Archives in Fore Street, Ipswich will be holding an afternoon of talks commemorating 70 years since the deadly floods of 1953. They are widely acknowledged as the worst natural disaster to have occurred in Britain during the twentieth century. Over 300 people were killed, over 24,000 homes were damaged and an estimated 40,000 people were displaced. This conference will focus on the impact the floods of 1953 had upon Suffolk, featuring contributions from historians and flood emergency professionals.
You can read more about the event (including speakers' names and titles of their talks) if you click on the "BOOK NOW" image below, and from where FREE tickets are also available. The event takes place at Suffolk Archives at The Hold, 131 Fore Street, Ipswich, IP4 1LR (opposite the University) on Saturday, 4th February from 1:00pm to 5:00.
Crown Crossroads, Snape
You can read more about the history of the flood at
and (specifically about Felixstowe)