Our Events

Upcoming talks, exhibitions and events from the Orford Museum.

To book places at our events,

For Friends and guests, please use our online booking system

For non-Friends, please use our booking form

or email us at info@orfordmuseum.org.uk.

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History Talks – The End of the Road by Jack Cooke

Butley Priory The Clumps, Butley, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Jack Cooke talks about his latest book The End of the Road – a journey around Britain in search of the dead. Jack sets off in a dilapidated hearse to unearth some of the quirkiest graves, tombs and burial sites that Britain has to offer, some famous some not so… Read More >

History Talks – Orford Castle; a conservation journey by Dr Shelley Garland

Butley Priory The Clumps, Butley, Woodbridge, Suffolk

English Heritage have completed the £1m restoration work on King Henry 11’s castle after 13 years of conservation research. Shelley Garland was part of the team which planned and carried out the large conservation project to render and protect the Castle, completed in December 2022. She is the Senior Properties… Read More >

History Talks – Sutton Hoo 1939 to Rendlesham 2022 by Angela Care Evans

Butley Priory The Clumps, Butley, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Angela Care Evans explores the historical significance of the discovery of Sutton Hoo, and its link with the recent excavations at Rendlesham of a royal Anglo-Saxon settlement. She is an archaeologist and former Curator in the department of Britain, Europe, and Prehistory at the British Museum. She has published extensively… Read More >

Become a Friend

A year’s Friends of Orford Museum Membership costs £20 a couple (£15 single membership) which includes unlimited entry to Orford castle for 2 adults and up to six children for the year and copies of the Museum’s bulletin The Orford Historian.