Events for

– 16:00

Pond Dipping and Family Nature Walk at RSPB Minsmere

Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Join us as we dip our nets into the Minsmere pond, to search for what life is present, then discover more about Minsmere’s wildlife on a fun nature ramble. First walk: 11 am.
Ticket Details: Price: £2 per child per activity or £3 for both, plus usual Reserve entry fees
Who to Contact: Telephone: 01728 648281
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FOURTH and ANNUAL REGATTAS at Southwold Model Yacht Pond

Organised by: Southwold Model Yacht Regattas
Venue: Southwold Model Yacht Pond IP18 6BN link
Entries taken in advance. Another all-day affair – in the morning, a regular programme of races. In the afternoon,from 2pm, the Championships, for each of A, B and C boat classes – according to age of sailor and length of boat, as follows: Class A: boats of 27-36 inches, sailors of any age; Class B: boats of 21-26 inches, sailors of 18 or under; Class C: boats of 15-20 inches, sailors of 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 4-lap final. Also this afternoon are sailed the Nigel Boult Trophy for new boats (any age sailor and any type of boat, provided it is sailing in its first season), the Waveney Shield for sailors 16 and under sailing Class B and C boats which have won a burgee in the previous season, and the Commodore’s Invitation Race, in which local Town and District Councillors and other local dignitaries are invited to race each other, assisted by children. This culminates in the awarding of the prizes and all cups and trophies, presented by our distinguished guests.

There are no club membership requirements to sail in SMYR. Sailors of any age and ability are most welcome to join in any regatta, although the ‘Cups’ Regatta is by and large aimed at adults with a bit more of a competitive edge…! Next Regatta (the final of 2017 programme) takes place 23rd August.
Who to Contact: Secretary : 01502 724146 (summer only), or 0131 552 7615 at other times
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– 15:30

Time Out - Crossword and Jigsaw Club, at Southwold Library

Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
and ask for help with clues or solve new crosswords together. Plus the ongoing jigsaw.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519
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– 16:00

Knit & Natter, Stitch and Chatter, at Halesworth Library

Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Are you new to the area and want a bit of company but don’t want the pressure of joining a club? Today from 2pm - 4pm “Knit & Natter, Stitch & Chatter” takes place. Support for your craft projects.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
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EPP film evening - THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (U)

Organised by: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold
Venue: Electric Picture Palace, Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6 link
Doors open 7pm for 7:15pm start. Batman takes on the Joker in this brilliantly imaginative animation with the voices of Ralph Fiennes, Eddie Izzard and Will Arnett. 2017. 104 minutes. Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for details. All seats bookable in advance.
Ticket Details: Stalls £7/Circle £8. Southwold Film Society membership required @ £10 a year or £3 for a film season, phone Box Office for info
Who to Contact: Box Office 07815 769565
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Southwold Summer Theatre - THE PRISONER OF ZENDA

Organised by: Southwold Summer Theatre
Venue: St. Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold IP18 6JP link
By Mark Sterling. Rudolph Elphberg, is about to be crowned King of Ruritania. On the eve of his coronation, Rudolph disappears leaving the throne clear for his scheming half-brother, Michael. The King’s supporters are in despair until they stumble across Englishman Rudolph Rassendyll, who looks uncannily like him… Soon, Rassendyll is involved in high adventure. His quest: to save the kingdom, outwit Michael and rescue the Prisoner of Zenda! A swashbuckling tale of duty, deceit and derring-do based on the famous novel by Anthony Hope.
Performances 15th - 26th August (not Sunday).
Ticket Details: £14.00 / £15.00 / £16.00 / £17.50 / £18.00 - Box Office at St.Edmunds Hall open Mon-Fri noon-4pm
Who to Contact: Box Office 01502 722 572
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