Sutton Hoo has now reopened, with a new visitor reception, a new walk and a refurbished shop and cafe. The exhibition centre and Tramner House has also now opened and the viewing tower will open later in the year.

We have received information from Glen Pearce of Orford Ness about a new exibition, (detailed in the Events at Local Properties page), but he also gave ESNTA thanks for our recent donation towards an electric bicycle:

"The electric bike has been very well received by our volunteers, especially given the weather of the last couple of days!"


                                  The topic and speaker for  the October meeting (17/09/19):                      

      "Digging for Victory" The speaker will be Russell Bowes - Freelance garden historian and garden guide


                               The following meeting will be held on Tuesday 19th November:

"Reading the timbers - a look at Timber framed buildings in Suffolk and Essex" - The speaker will be Peter Lawrence - Education Tutor in Local History and Environmental Studies.



Please note venue is at: Ropes Hall, Kesgrave War Memorial Community and Conference Centre, Twelve Acre Approach (off Bell Lane), Kesgrave, Ipswich, IP5 1JF.
                                                       Starting time of 7.15 pm.



                                                                  2019 Holiday and outings

                          2nd April - Sissinghurst (fully booked with a waiting list in operation)

                                            9th - 13th May  - Holiday Bristol and Bath

                                                          17th June - Holkham Hall

                                                  16th July - "The Big Stink" - London

                                      20th August - National Stud Museum - Newmarket

                                    11th September - Ranger's House and Eltham Palace

                                                           3rd October - Ickworth

                                                             3rd Dec - Mystery trip!

2020 Holidays and outings

31st March Tutankhamun exibition, London

5th May Chartwell

 9th June Felbrigg

15th July Red House and Hall Place

19th August Bletchley Park

    6 - 11th September Holiday to Warwick / Stratford area