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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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Plant ID for Beginners, at RSPB Minsmere

– 12:30 on Tuesday, 16th August 2022
Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Must be booked online - see below. With so many birds and insects present it’s easy to miss some of the fabulous flowers beneath your feet as you walk around Minsmere’s nature trails. Our guides will help you to spot some of these beautiful flowers, picking out many of the seasonal specialities alongside more familiar wayside plants. Not recommended for children under 8 years. No dogs, except registered assistance dogs.
Ticket Details: Price range £5.50-£13.00. See https://events.rspb.org.uk/events/12722
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk

A Walk with the Ranger, at National Trust Dunwich Heath

– 12:00 on Tuesday, 16th August 2022
Venue: see event text for venue information
Join the Ranger for a guided walk exploring the rich and varied wildlife of Dunwich Heath. Discover more about this special coastal landscape and the unique plant and animal species which thrive in this increasingly rare habitat. Children welcome. Meet at Heath Barn, opposite the Coastguard Cottages. Admission applies - Booking Essential.
Ticket Details: Adult £8 / Child £6. Parking charges apply for non-NT members.
Who to Contact: Call 0344 249 1895 to book.
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk

Southwold Model Yacht Regattas - Fourth and Annual Regattas

on Tuesday, 16th August 2022
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 easy to get the hang of. People of all ages and abilities can join in. Anyone is welcome to come and have a go – we can even lend you a boat for the day and show you what to do.
Races this morning, 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: boat of 27-36 inches, sailor any age; Class B: boat of 21-26 inches, sailor 18 or under; Class C: boat of 15-20 inches, sailor 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 final. Plus the Nigel Boult Trophy for new boats (any age sailor and any type boat, provided it is sailing in its first season), Waveney Shield for sailors 16 and under sailing Class B and C boats which have won a burgee in the current season. (The Commodore’s Invitation Race will not take place this year). Next, and final, Regatta 24th August.
Ticket Details: No club membership requirement. Entry £1 per boat (cash only). Boats can be borrowed for £1.
Who to Contact: 01502 722319 / 01502 722146

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

– 11:00 on Tuesday, 16th August 2022
Organised by: Southwold Library
Venue: Southwold Library, Hospital Hub, Field Stile Road,Southwold IP18 6LD link
Every Tuesday and Sunday. For babies and toddlers of all ages. If fine weather we are outside in the garden, if wet and/or cold then indoors. Instruments, clapping, jogging and action rhymes.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Much Ado About Nothing Free Craft Session

on Tuesday, 16th August 2022
Venue: Southwold Library, Hospital Hub, Field Stile Road,Southwold IP18 6LD link
Free crafts accompanying Southwold Open Air Family Theatre.
Make your own ruff, quill and Italian masks! Much Ado About Nothing - A riot of Shakespearean hilarity from start to finish with a cartoony cast and easy to understand language. There is much doubling (tripling/quadrupling).
Performance Wednesday 17th August 5pm. Drama workshop 3.30pm.
Who to Contact: www.cambridgetouringproductions.co.uk 07771 593218

EPP Film Evening - THE SECRET GARDEN (U)

on Tuesday, 16th August 2022
Organised by: Southwold Film Society
Venue: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6 link
Doors open 7pm for 7:15pm start. Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic, featuring a young orphaned girl returned to England to stay with her aunt and uncle. With Maggie Smith and Kate Maberley. 1993. 101mins. Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, contact Box Office for details and for bookings. All seats bookable in advance only, to SFS members and their guests. This Summer Season runs until August 27th. 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, contact Box Office for details and for bookings.
Who to Contact: Email : boxoffice@southwoldcinema.co.uk