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Top 10 upcoming events for August 2022

Looking to keep busy in August? Take a look at our top picks of events taking place in libraries this month!

We've got loads of fun events for adults lined up, including live music performances, nature walks, history talks and more!

To find more events and activities near you, take a look at our What's On event listings →

Talk on the Green Man with local historian Denise Jenner at Sudbury Library

Learn about the folk myth of the Green Man at this special talk with local historian Denise Jenner, taking place on Wednesday 3 August at Sudbury Library!

The haunting Green Man is found the length and breadth of Britain, but what does it mean? This talk suggests a possible origin for the macabre images in folklore.

Indoor Kurling at Lavenham Library

Come along to our fun Indoor Kurling session every Friday at Lavenham Library and improve your strength and mobility! Meet others in a social environment to have some competitive fun. All abilities welcome. Indoor Kurling can also be played from a seated position.

Family History Group at Saxmundham Library

Interested in researching your family history? Would you like to know more about the different types of records and how to access them? Join Jane for our free family history group session on Tuesday 9 August at Saxmundham Library!

Talk on the history of Sudbury in wartime with Lord Phillips at Sudbury Library

Join us for a look back at Sudbury in wartime as seen through the eyes of one of its local residents at this special talk with Lord Phillips at Sudbury Library on Wednesday 10 August.

Lord Phillips will take us on a personal journal recounting his experiences. Attendees can be sure to enjoy the talk from this practised raconteur.

Knit & Natter at Mildenhall Library

Come down to Mildenhall Library for our weekly Knit & Natter session every on Fridays and bring your latest creation in progress to stitch, knit or crochet while you chat with other crafters.

There will be plenty of inspiration available from books, magazines and fellow crafters!

Family nature walks at Gainsborough Library

Enjoy these themed nature walks for all ages at Gainsborough Library, guided by local naturalist Daniel Cable Davey! Find out about the amazing creatures and plants found in your neighbourhood. These walks will be taking place every Wednesday at 1PM and every Friday at 11AM during August.

Creative Writing Workshop at Kedington Library

Ever wanted to start writing your own stories? Come along to our friendly creative writing group on Wednesday 17 August at Kedington Library!

Discuss your work, find peer support and inspiration to help you begin your creative writing project, and get feedback from others. All levels welcome!

Live music in the garden at Gainsborough Library

Enjoy a special live music event at Gainsborough Library on Saturday 20 August, showcasing the very best local bands in Ipswich! We'll be joined by local acts Roma, Poor Mans Vegas, Belinda Gillett and Carl n Vik. First 10 ticket purchases will receive a Cosmic Egg keepsake!

Watercolour Art Group at Thurston Library

Enjoy dabbling in watercolours? Interested in taking up painting watercolours, or would like to take it up again after a break? Join us at this friendly watercolour art group session every Wednesday at Thurston Library. New members welcome!

Pre-loved book stall at Southwold Library

Grab yourself a bargain at Southwold Library's book stall on Saturday 27 August! There'll be a wide selection of pre-loved books available. Visit our stall between 9AM and 1PM outside Lloyds Bank on Market Place.