The Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree wrap-up

In case you missed it – here’s a wrap-up of comments and photos from the hugely anticipated and popular Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree earlier this month.

You can also read Sophie Neville’s updated story of the day here.

Nancy Blackett and Peter Duck at the Royal Harwich Yacht Club on the Friday:

Nancy Blackett and Peter Duck have arrived at the Royal Harwich Yacht Club. Tomorrow they will be inviting visitors on…

Posted by Royal Harwich Yacht Club on Friday, 12 May 2017

Writer Octavia Pollock helped put together the finishing touches:

Fully dressed for the Jamboree! #NancyBlackett #ArthurRansome #Wedidntmeantogotosea #terroroftheseas #shivermytimbers

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The Vintage Mobile Cinema awaited the opening ceremony on the Saturday:

Say hello to HMS Audrey. Today we're at a boat yard on the River Orwell at Pin Mill for their Arthur Ransome Jamboree. I'm a little early. It doesn't start until this afternoon.

Posted by Vintage Mobile Cinema on Saturday, 13 May 2017

Author Marc Grimston with Arthur Ransome Society President Sophie Neville and their new books:

The Woolverstone Project really did mean to go to sea and had a great day out…

We did mean to go to sea …We had a lovely day Saturday on our Arthur Ransome themed Wheelyboat trip. From…

Posted by Woolverstone Project on Sunday, 14 May 2017

… while Pin Mill Studio praised all the community volunteers who helped put the Jamboree on:

Just a few pictures I took of the Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree – fantastic turn out and incredible effort from the community volunteers!

Posted by Photographicday.com on Sunday, 14 May 2017

Shotley Pier had these kind words, too…

…and finally, Arthur Ransome Society President Sophie Neville said: