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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 Tuesday, 13th 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

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock, at Halesworth Library

– 10:30 on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
For babies and toddlers, with their parents or carers. Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

RSPB Minsmere's Insects, with Steve Massey

on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Join Steve as he introduces you to a selection of the amazing variety of insects that call Minsmere home. This is a great time of year to spot butterflies, dragonflies and bush-crickets, but Steve will also show you a few less well-known species along the way. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
Ticket Details: Price: Adults 11.25, RSPB members £9, children £5.60, Wildlife Explorers £5
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

COFFEE MORNING

– 12:00 on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Venue: Cardinal Newman Hall, Wymering Road, Southwold IP18 6AF link
Entry £2 for coffee and cakes. Raffle and cake stall. Everyone welcome. All funds will go to the ongoing refurbishment of the Grade II listed Church of the Sacred Heart, Southwold.
Ticket Details: Entry £2 for coffee and cakes.

Southwold Model Yacht Regattas - Fourth and Annual Regattas

on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Organised by: Southwold Model Yacht Regattas
Venue: Southwold Model Yacht Pond IP18 6BN link
Model yacht sailing has been taking place in Southwold for over 100 years. A tremendously fun and absorbing activity which is very easy to get the hang of. People of all ages and abilities can join in. Anyone is welcome to come and have a go at sailing – we can even lend you a boat for the day and show you what to do. Please note those wanting to turn up and hire a boat should arrive half an hour before the scheduled start of the regatta.
Today, another all day regatta – in the morning, a regular programme of races. In the afternoon, the Championships, for each of A, B and C boat classes – according to age of sailor and length of boat, as follows: Class A: boats of 27-36 inches, sailors of any age; Class B: boats of 21-26 inches, sailors of 18 or under; Class C: boats of 15-20 inches, sailors of 13 and under. Boats must qualify for the Annual Championships by coming first in a regular race during the current season. The Championships are then contested by qualifiers through knockout heats and 4-lap final. Also this afternoon are sailed the Nigel Boult Trophy for new boats (any age sailor and any type of boat, provided it is sailing in its first season), the Waveney Shield for sailors 16 and under sailing Class B and C boats which have won a burgee in the previous season, and the Commodore’s Invitation Race, in which local Town and District Councillors and other local dignitaries are invited to race each other, assisted by children. This culminates in the awarding of the prizes and all cups and trophies, presented by our distinguished guests.. Next regatta 21st August.
Ticket Details: No club membership requirement. Please note those wanting to hire a boat should arrive half an hour before start.
Who to Contact: 01502 722319 / 01502 724146

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock, at Southwold Library

– 11:00 on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Craft & Chat: Craft Group for Adults, at Southwold Library

on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Bring your knitting, sewing or any other craft. Meet like-minded crafters. Refreshments available.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

EPP Film Evening - THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (PG)

on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Organised by: Southwold Film Society
Venue: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6 link
Doors open 7pm for 7:15pm start. Jack Black and Cate Blanchett in a magical adventure in which Lewis helps his uncle to locate a clock with strange and catastrophic powers. 2018. 105mins.
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