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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 Thursday, 24th 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

Bird Ringing at RSPB Minsmere

– 16:00 on Thursday, 24th October 2019
Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Waveney Bird Club’s ringing demonstrations are not to be missed. They offer unique and rare opportunities to experience close encounters with the Minsmere birds – you never know what you might see! Join us to discover more about the lives of the Minsmere birds, what migration adventures they have and the important work the club do every year. These are drop-in events, with no need to book. Ringing is weather dependent so the event may be cancelled or shortened if wet or windy.
Ticket Details: Free event. Normal entry fees apply.
Who to Contact: 01728 648281

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 13:00 on Thursday, 24th 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.
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk

General Interest Tour of Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh

on Thursday, 24th October 2019
Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh IP19 9LP link
Holy Trinity, Blythburgh is offering a new service. But this one doesn’t involve hymns, prayers or a sermon! Thanks to local resident Colin Huggins, we’re able to provide a free, general interest tour of the church every Thursday at 11am. There’s no need to book, you simply turn up in the church porch. Children are welcome, but they must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour.
Ticket Details: No need to book, just turn up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Who to Contact: To know more, call or text Colin on 0750 8888 460.
To know more about Blythburgh or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.blythburgh.net

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 16:00 on Thursday, 24th 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.
To know more about Southwold or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.exploresouthwold.co.uk

Harleston Players : BLUE STOCKINGS

on Thursday, 24th October 2019
Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
1896. Girton College, Cambridge, the first college in Britain to admit women. The Girton girls study ferociously and match their male peers grade for grade. Yet, when the men graduate, the women leave with nothing but the stigma of being a ‘blue stocking’- an unnatural, educated women. They are denied degrees and go home unqualified and unmarriageable.
In Jessica Swale’s debut play, Tess Moffat and her fellow first years are determined to win the right to graduate. But little do they anticipate the hurdles in their way: the distractions of love, the cruelty of the class divide or the strength of the opposition, who will do anything to stop them. The play follows them over one tumultuous academic year, in their fight to change the future of education.
By arrangement with Nick Hern Books.
Ticket Details: Standard ticket £9.00
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