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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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Halesworth Scarecrow Festival

on Sunday, 20th October 2019
Organised by: Halesworth Christmas Lights
Venue: Halesworth - various venues link
Annual event, taking place throughout the coming week, raising funds for Halesworth Christmas Lights (Switch-On date is Saturday 23rd November). Come and view the many and varied scarecrows on show and nominate your favourite.
In addition there are two town Treasure Trails - alphabet letters hidden in shop window displays which spell out fairy tale titles, and a search for golden pumpkins whose letters spell out the name of a childrens' book. Cash prizes plus the winner of the fairy tale titles will switch on the Halesworth 2019 Christmas lights.
Ticket Details: Treasure Trail entry forms £1 each, available from Halesworth Library
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Birdwatching for Beginners, at RSPB Minsmere

on Sunday, 20th October 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

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock, at Southwold Library

– 11:00 on Sunday, 20th October 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

Sociable Sunday

– 12:30 on Sunday, 20th October 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
An opportunity to join others for refreshments and conversation. All adults welcome.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Craft Activity for Children, at Halesworth Library

– 14:30 on Sunday, 20th October 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Free craft activities and stories for children. A regular Sunday event. Drop in and join in the fun. All ages are welcome but ages 7 years and younger must be accompanied.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Lego Club at Southwold Library

– 13:00 on Sunday, 20th October 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Open to kids (and adults) of all ages. This Autumn we’re building: Vast Vehicles. All donations of Lego welcome.
Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? Just ask staff.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 16:00 on Sunday, 20th October 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.