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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.

If you would like an event added, email info to calendar@mhcreations.co.uk

Birdwatching for Beginners, at RSPB Minsmere

on Wednesday, 28th 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 WESTLETON

on Wednesday, 28th 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 at the Westleton Nature Reserve car park (left hand side of Dunwich Road, Westleton, for a 3-mile grade 3 walk. This walk includes a coffee stop during the walk.
Ticket Details: FREE event - arrive 15 minutes early to register if this is your first Walk
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk

Time Out, at Halesworth Library

– 12:00 on Wednesday, 28th August 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Today, “Mandala Stones”, with Meraylah. If you have a large smooth cobble come and paint it for a paperweight or door stop… or anything you like!
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 13:00 on Wednesday, 28th 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.

Free Half-Term Films! MARY POPPINS RETURNS (U)

on Wednesday, 28th August 2019
Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
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

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 16:00 on Wednesday, 28th 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.

Lego for Adults: Stress relieving, creative and fun.

on Wednesday, 28th August 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Come and build whatever you like. Lego provided. Refreshments available
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Free Summer Reading Challenge events, at Halesworth Library

– 16:00 on Wednesday, 28th 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: “Space Travel”- which planet will you land on?
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

Cinema @ The Cut - WIDOWS (15)

on Wednesday, 28th August 2019
Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
Director Steve McQueen, 2018, USA, 128 mins, with Elizabeth Debicki, Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Cynthia Erivo.
Veronica, Linda, Alice and Belle become widows when their criminal husbands botch a robbery. What is more they are expected to pay back a massive debt to a corrupt politician. There seems little choice but to team up and take on a crime of their own. Set in Chicago, where poverty rubs shoulders with extreme wealth, it's a contemporary, stylish take on a heist movie by a great director with a stellar cast.
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

Blyth Poets "The Isle is Full of Voices" Poetry Group

– 21:00 on Wednesday, 28th August 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Usually the last Wednesday of the month. All welcome to read or just listen. We invite contributions of original work or well-loved poems. There will be refreshments available.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519