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The Blythweb Calendar publicises events open to the public which are taking place in the general area of the Blyth Valley in north-east Suffolk and occasionally also in the wider area. These events include those held in support of local and UK charities, organisations, good causes etc., which we are pleased to freely publicise. The Blythweb Calendar also features other events of interest.

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Surprising Summer Wildlife at RSPB Minsmere

on Saturday, 10th August 2019
Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Event lasts approx three hours. Discover what makes Minsmere such a special place to visit in summer as our guides show you some of our wildlife and historical highlights. We’ll look for breeding birds, migrant wading birds, a wide variety of insects and some attractive flowers.
Ticket Details: Adult £11.25, RSPB member £9, children £5.60, Wildlife Explorer £4.50 plus usual reserve entry fees for non members.
Who to Contact: 01728 648301 BOOKING ESSENTIAL
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk

OPEN DAY AT STEAMWORKS

– 16:30 on Saturday, 10th August 2019
Organised by: Southwold Railway Trust
Venue: STEAMWORKS, Blyth Road, Southwold IP18 6AZ link
The SteamWorks site in Blyth Road lies adjacent to the 1879 Southwold Railway trackbed and close to the site of Southwold Station. Just ten minutes' walk from the town centre, it is where The Southwold Railway Trust volunteers are working on locomotives and rolling stock, with the aim of re-creating the experience of travelling on the 3-foot gauge Southwold Railway (operated 1879-1929).
Come and see how this site is being transformed, the 3-foot gauge steam engine Scaldwell, the Blyth Valley Light Railway (a 7.25 inch railway), and learn more of what the Trust is achieving. Refreshments available. Shop. All Welcome.
Ticket Details: FREE entry - rides £2
Who to Contact: 01502 725422

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 13:00 on Saturday, 10th August 2019
Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Southwold Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating the east coast and guides vessels making for Southwold Harbour. On selected dates tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House, take approximately 30 minutes, and are on the hour and half hour. To climb the tower there is a minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall.
Ticket Details: Adult £4, Child 16 years and under £3, Family of 2 adults + up to 3 children £12. CASH ONLY PLEASE.

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 16:00 on Saturday, 10th August 2019
Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Southwold Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating the east coast and guides vessels making for Southwold Harbour. On selected dates tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House, take approximately 30 minutes, and are on the hour and half hour. To climb the tower there is a minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall.
Ticket Details: Adult £4, Child 16 years and under £3, Family of 2 adults + up to 3 children £12. CASH ONLY PLEASE.

EPP Film Evening - HOTEL DU LAC (PG)

on Saturday, 10th August 2019
Organised by: Southwold Film Society
Venue: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6 link
Doors open 7pm for 7:15pm start. Anna Massey, Denholm Elliott, Googie Withers, Julia Mackenzie and Irene Handl in an excellent film of the Anita Brookner novel about an authoress staying in a Swiss hotel. 1986. 75mins.
Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for details and for bookings. All seats bookable in advance to SFS members and their guests. This Summer Season is from July 25th - August 31st. Tickets: Stalls £6 or £7/Circle £8/Royal Box £15. Evening includes Interval, Organ and National Anthem.
Ticket Details: See text. Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for info
Who to Contact: Box Office 07815 769565