Suffolk Industrial Archaeology Society

The Suffolk IAS is Based in Ipswich.


Wednesday 24th July 2019 at 18:00.
Visit to the Suffolk Energy from Waste facility, Lodge Lane, Great Blakenham, IP6 0JE. Book in advance with the Chairman 01473-405116;

Wednesday 11th September 2019 – Thomas Pinner – Motoring Heritage Structures

Wednesday 9th October 2019 – Howard King – Martlesham Heath Airfield.
Howard, from the Martlesham Heath Aviation Society, will tell us of the history of what was one of the earliest and most important military airfields, not just in the county, but in the country as a whole.

Wednesday 13th November 2019 – short AGM followed by – Keith Hillman – Bygones & Tools from a Personal Collection
As will be recalled from his well-received contribution to one of our member’s evenings a couple of years ago, Keith is an avid collector and exhibitor of bygones and tools. This evening he will show us some more of his collection. A chance to see artefacts at close quarters and in three dimensions

Wednesday 11th December 2019 – Paul Constantine – Reconstruction of the Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon Ship

Wednesday 8th January 2020 – Capt Karl Lumbers – The Trinity House (Lighthouse) Story

Wednesday 12th February 2020 – Peter Jones – Colchester Tramways

Wednesday 11th March 2020 – Richard Truswell – The British Xylonite Company – the First 50 Years

Wednesday 8th April 2020 – Peter Metcalf – The Waveney Valley Railway

Venue: All indoor meetings begin at 19:30 and are held at the Ipswich Transport Museum, Cobham Road, Ipswich, IP3 9JD. Parking and access is via the rear of the museum.

More details of the events may be found in the Events Diary


John Jones, Hines Farm, Earl Stonham, Stowmarket, IP14 5HQ (01449 711448) Email:

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