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Gruesome Graves 

Take our free family tour to discover gruesome stories we've had to leave out of our 'normal' tours ...

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on
23 Jun to 30 Jun 2024
at
13:00 to 14:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Time Team Live - Finds Processing (Sold Out) 

Help us discover the next chapter of Sutton Hoo’s history by being a part of our excavation with Time Team this June. Book your place here to be part of the volunteer finds processing team. Please see separate listing for excavation volunteers.

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on
24 Jun to 28 Jun 2024
at
09:45 to 17:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Time Team Live - Excavation (Sold Out) 

Help us discover the next chapter of Sutton Hoo’s history by being a part of our excavation with Time Team this June. Book your place here to be part of the volunteer excavation team. Please see separate listing for finds processing volunteers.

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on
24 Jun to 28 Jun 2024
at
09:45 to 17:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Time Team Live at Sutton Hoo 

Join us as Time Team dig at Sutton Hoo- coming in June!

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on
24 Jun to 28 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Anglo-Saxon costume demonstration 

Meet our historic costume volunteers as they demonstrate the craft skills of the Anglo-Saxons and how they created clothing and accessories using natural materials.

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26 Jun to 30 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 15:00
+ 31 other dates or times
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Riddlequest: Escape Game 

Can you return a mysterious object to its rightful place in our escape game experience? Complete challenges along the way, including solving real early medieval riddles to unlock the secrets of the past

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on
28 Jun to 29 Jun 2024
at
18:00 to 19:00
+ 3 other dates or times
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Landscape Photography Workshop 

Explore Sutton Hoo through the lens of your camera and discover top tips from professional photographer Phil Morley on developing your landscape photography skills.

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30 Jun to 13 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 13:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Landscape & Close-up Photography Workshops (combined) 

Explore Sutton Hoo through the lens of your camera and discover top tips from professional photographer Phil Morley on developing your landscape and close-up photography skills.

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on
30 Jun to 13 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Close-up Photography Workshop 

Explore Sutton Hoo through the lens of your camera and discover top tips from professional photographer Phil Morley on developing your close-up photography skills.

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on
30 Jun to 13 Oct 2024
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13:30 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Quiet Hour at Sutton Hoo 

Join us for quiet hour as we turn down the sounds for those who would enjoy a more peaceful and relaxed visit.

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7 Jul to 1 Dec 2024
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10:00 to 11:00
+ 5 other dates or times
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Conservation in Action: Cleaning the replica Sutton Hoo helmet 

How would you clean the Sutton Hoo helmet? Join us as we clean one of the replica helmets!

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on
11 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 13:30
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Walk with Us at Sutton Hoo 

Get out in the fresh air, re-connect with nature, stretch your legs and walk your way to better wellbeing on one of our volunteer-led group walks.

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on
13 Jul to 17 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 7 other dates or times
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Festival of Archaeology: Anglo-Saxon costume demonstration 

Meet our historic costume volunteers as they demonstrate the craft skills of the Anglo-Saxons and how they created clothing and accessories using natural materials.

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on
13 Jul to 27 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 15:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Sunset Anglo-Saxon myth and magic tour 

As the sun sets over the Anglo-Saxon Royal Burial Ground, soak up the atmosphere and discover more about the people who were laid to rest at Sutton Hoo and how they viewed the world around them.

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13 Jul to 6 Sep 2024
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19:30 to 21:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Summer of Play at Sutton Hoo 

Enjoy a Summer of Play at Sutton Hoo. With activities indoors and outdoors there's something to entertain all ages.

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on
20 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 43 other dates or times
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Forest Babes at Sutton Hoo 

Relax and connect with nature through a guided, meditative walk through the woodland with your baby.

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on
20 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Theatre in the Forest: A Midsummer's Night's Dream presented by Red Rose Chain Theatre Company 

Suffolk’s biggest outdoor theatre event returns to Sutton Hoo for its big 25th anniversary for another unforgettable summer of Shakespeare!

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on
24 Jul to 24 Aug 2024
at
19:30 to 22:00
+ 23 other dates or times
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Festival of Archaeology: Wargaming the Age of the Anglo-Saxons 

Join us for an exciting weekend of Anglo-Saxon era war games with miniature model soldiers. Feeling creative? Paint your own miniature model Anglo-Saxon thegn to take home!

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on
27 Jul to 28 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 16:30
+ 1 other date or time
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Festival of Archaeology: Sae Wylfings, Anglo-Saxon Living History 

Join the Sae Wylfings as they set up camp for a weekend full of Anglo-Saxon living history.

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on
27 Jul to 28 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Wulfheodenas: Anglo-Saxon Living History 

Step back over 1000 years in time and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Anglo-Saxon life at this evocative time of year as Wulfheodenas set up camp for a weekend full of living history.

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3 Aug to 4 Aug 2024
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10:00 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Late-summer Forest Bathe 

Relax and connect with nature through a guided, meditative walk by the river and through the pinewoods.

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on
11 Aug 2024
at
13:30 to 15:30
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Thegns of Mercia Anglo-Saxon Living History 

Step back over 1000 years in time to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Anglo-Saxon life as we welcome Thegns of Mercia for a weekend full of living history.

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17 Aug to 18 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Sae Wylfings, Anglo-Saxon living history 

Join the Sae Wylfings as they set up camp for a weekend full of Anglo-Saxon living history.

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7 Sep to 8 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Autumn Equinox Forest Bathe 

Connect with nature and history through a guided, meditative walk through woodland and into the Burial Ground at twilight on the Autumn Equinox.

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21 Sep 2024
at
17:00 to 19:00
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Lyre performance with Moro Music 

Join Moro Music, experts in early medieval instruments, as they bring the sound of the Anglo-Saxon lyre to Sutton Hoo at the autumn equinox.

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on
22 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 12:00
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Tales by Torchlight - Tales of the Gods 

As darkness falls across the landscape of Sutton Hoo join our Anglo-Saxon storytellers as they share tales of the Germanic gods.

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on
25 Oct to 2 Nov 2024
at
18:00 to 19:30
+ 7 other dates or times