Events at the Hold

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Brick History: Walk through history in LEGO® bricks

17 July – 26 September 2021 at The Hold

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Brick History is a family-friendly journey through famous historical moments, all imagined in LEGO® bricks – how many do you recognise? From the dawn of the dinosaurs to the space age, LEGO® artist Warren Elsmore and his team have created a celebration of our shared stories, struggles, and triumphs, made from everyone’s favourite Danish toy. From tiny recreations that could fit in your hand, to a 1.5m square medieval castle bustling with activity, there are models to make you smile, to make you think, and to inspire you to build a better world.

Advance booking required.


Ipswich Tourist Guide Association Walks

Tuesdays and Thursdays: see event listings for dates.

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Starting Location: All walks will start at The Hold.

Times: All walks will start at 14.15. Please arrive 10 minutes early for registration. The duration of all walks is approximately 90 minutes unless otherwise arranged.

Accessibility: All walks are designed for step-free access. Assistance dogs are welcome. Other dogs cannot be accommodated.

Health and Safety: The pace of the walk will be adjusted for the comfort of all and the walk will commence with a short health and safety briefing.

Ticketing: The group size is limited to 20 paid customers. Children under the age of 12 are free. Up to 5 complimentary tickets per walk are available, at the discretion of ITGA, and can include children under the age of 12.

All walks are strictly no smoking.

Please note: walkers are encouraged to independently assess their individual walking ability, stamina and general wellbeing prior to booking onto these walks. By booking onto these walks customers accept personal risk to injury. Suffolk County Council and the ITGA do not hold personal accident insurance and participants should consider obtaining private personal accident insurance.


Online Lecture Series: Suffolk At War

Begins 9th September see event listings for all dates.

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Owing to its position on the North Sea coast and proximity to continental Europe Suffolk has always been prone to invasion from Britain’s enemies. In this lecture, we will examine the changing character of warfare during the twentieth century as experienced by the civilian population of Suffolk: including the threat of invasion, the effect on civilians of bombardment both from the sea and from the air and the risk of nuclear annihilation.

Welcome tea and coffee will be provided for all in-person ticket holders.

Please note that this event will be live-streamed and recorded. Live stream ticket holders will have the opportunity to ask questions in advance.