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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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Birdwatching for Beginners, at RSPB Minsmere

on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Event lasts approx 2.5 hours. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Hints and tips from our volunteer guides on beginning birdwatching, what equipment and field guides to use and how to make the most of your hobby, as you spot some of Minsmere’s special wildlife. No experience needed, and binoculars available to hire if needed.
Ticket Details: Adults £11.25, RSPB members £9, children £5.60, RSPB Wildlife Explorers £4.50
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

Halesworth Walking for Health: Led Walk at BLYTHBURGH

on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: see event text for venue information
Halesworth Walking 4 Health, part of OneLife Suffolk, the free healthy lifestyle service for the county are in your area offering free health walks. Our walks are available for those wanting to become more active, meet new people and explore our beautiful county. The health walks are led by trained volunteers and graded from 1 to 5 (1 being suitable for beginners, easy terrain and 5 being more challenging, including stiles and/or a faster pace.) There is no need to book in advance for a health walk, you can just turn up but please arrive 15 minutes ahead of the start time when attending your first walk to register. Today's walk: meet in the car park to the right of Blythburgh Village Hall for a 2.5 mile grade 4 walk.
Ticket Details: FREE event - arrive 15 minutes early to register if this is your first Walk
To know more about Blythburgh or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.blythburgh.net

Time Out, at Halesworth Library

– 12:00 on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Today, “Suffolk Wildlife Trust”. Katy Runacres from the Trust is here to talk about Carlton Marshes.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Tours of Southwold Lighthouse

– 13:00 on Wednesday, 14th 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.

Mini Monsters Creepy Crawly Roadshow

on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Taking place today at 11am and at 2pm. £1 per child. Open to children aged 5+. Space is limited so first come first served. Come and meet the mini monsters: minibeasts, reptiles and invertebrates. Find out fascinating facts about the animals before getting up close and personal with each species.
Ticket Details: £1 per child. Open to children aged 5+. Space is limited so first come first served.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Free Half-Term Films! FANTASTIC BEASTS:THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
Certificate U. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, though he's unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.
Ticket Details: Free for All. No booking required.
Who to Contact: Box Office and Booking Tickets 0300 3033 211
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Lunchtime Recital

on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Organised by: Friends of St.Mary's, Halesworth
Venue: St. Mary's Church, Steeple End, Halesworth IP19 8LL link
Recital starts 12:30pm. Picnic lunch available from 12noon, or bring your own. Performers: Evan Ruth (Tenor) and Shirley Smith (Mezzo) who will perform duets and songs with a mainly British flavour. Accompanied by Jonathan Rutherford (Piano).
Ticket Details: Retiring collection for the regeneration of St.Mary's church.
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Tours of Southwold Lighthouse

– 16:00 on Wednesday, 14th 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.

Mini Monsters Creepy Crawly Roadshow

on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Taking place today at 11am and at 2pm. £1 per child. Open to children aged 5+. Space is limited so first come first served. Come and meet the mini monsters: minibeasts, reptiles and invertebrates. Find out fascinating facts about the animals before getting up close and personal with each species.
Ticket Details: £1 per child. Open to children aged 5+. Space is limited so first come first served.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Free Summer Reading Challenge events, at Halesworth Library

– 16:00 on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Taking place on Wednesday afternoons in August (7th, 14th, 21st, 28th), with crafts and activities, on a theme of a Space Chase. Perfect for those not so hot days when you’re looking for something free to do with your child, and which helps their reading too. Registration required.
Today: “Marsh on the Move”, with Suffolk Wildlife Trust.
Ticket Details: Free, but please register your child.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

BINGO!

– 21:30 on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: Village Hall, Main Street, Walberswick IP18 6TZ
Doors open 5:30pm. Everybody welcome, old, young and inbetween. This is a very popular event so come early! Cash prizes. Raffle. Bar. Refreshments.
Ticket Details: Entrance: Adults £1. Children 50p.
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk

Cinema @ The Cut - LAURA (U)

on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
Director Otto Preminger, 1944, USA, 88 mins, with Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Vincent Price, Clifton Webb. One of the most celebrated 1940s film noir by Otto Preminger, this is considered by many to be the master's finest whodunit. Remastered in 2012 it is as gripping now as it was when first released. Who murdered the beautiful Laura Hunt? Detective Mark McPherson finds himself increasingly obsessed by the case as he interviews the victim's circle of friends, one of whom he is convinced holds the key to the mystery.
Ticket Details: Standard Ticket £6.00, Cinema Members £4.00
Who to Contact: Box Office and Booking Tickets 0300 3033 211
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net