New exhibition of Arthur Ransome’s photos as Pin Mill celebrates 80th anniversary of famous story

Around 1000 enthusiasts attended to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the publication of his classic children’s adventure, We Didn’t Mean To Go To Sea, set at Pin Mill, near Ipswich. Performances were given by Suffolk’s mass choir, the Rabble Chorus, sea shanty band High Water Mark and a there was a performance of We Didn’t Mean To Go To Sea by Holbrook Academy… Continue reading New exhibition of Arthur Ransome’s photos as Pin Mill celebrates 80th anniversary of famous story

Literary Lounge schedule for the Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree

A schedule of guest talks has been released for the Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree taking place this Saturday (13th May). The current running order is as follows: 1:30pm – 2pm: Paul Anderson on…

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Nancy Blackett Trust’s exhibition project wins National Lottery support

Nancy Blackett Trust’s exhibition project wins National Lottery support. The Nancy Blackett Trust has received £8,300-plus from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its project to present Arthur Ransome’s own photos of the building of his yacht Selina King at Pin Mill, Suffolk, in 1938. Continue reading Nancy Blackett Trust’s exhibition project wins National Lottery support