Events 2021

We hope you enjoyed First Light presents Longest Days of Summer!

Head to our Facebook and Instagram pages to see photos and film footage of the event in full swing…

Get Involved

Find out how you can be part of this year’s projects.

HighTide – My Summer in Pakefield

HighTide is partnering with Access Community Trust to share local community stories; featuring experiences of living in and around Lowestoft and the Suffolk Coast.

HighTide will deliver a series of storytelling and writing workshops and work created through this will also be shared as part of the First Light Festival.

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Walk with us on the Beach of Dreams

500 Miles 500 People 500 Dreams 500 Silks

A collaborative 500-mile walk from Lowestoft to Tilbury

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Kirkley Creates

First Light Festival and Suffolk Artlink welcome you to grow, eat and share through a series of inspiring, social and delicious weekly get-togethers centred around Kirkley.

From foraging and cooking, to drawing and dance, you will creatively explore the place you call home alongside your friends and neighbours.

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Kirkley Youth Voice

Your town, your way!

Aged 15-25 and living in Kirkley? Wish there was more for your age group?...

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