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Explore this selection of Swallows and Amazons events. Click on the event links for further details. For enquiries and confirmations please contact the respective organisers:

TypeDateEventLocation
BoatsJuly-AugustShort sailing trips on Swallow (from the 1974 film) by requestNorfolk or Suffolk
BoatsApril-OctoberSailing trips on Nancy Blackett by booking (membership required)Woolverstone, Suffolk
One-off Events in 2017
Activities13th May (12-1pm)Shotley Point Stroll (Suffolk Walking Festival)Bristol Arms, Shotley Gate, Suffolk
Events13th May (12-5pm)Arthur Ransome Pin Mill JamboreePin Mill, Suffolk
Activities15th May (1-2pm)
Book group: “We Didn’t Mean to go to Sea”, by Arthur Ransome
Shotley Library (Village Hall), Suffolk
Activities23rd May  (9:30am)
“We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” Guided Walk (Suffolk Walking Festival)
Pin Mill, Suffolk
Activities27th May (11-1:30pm)Two Rivers Guided Walk (Suffolk Walking Festival)The Rose, Shotley, Suffolk
Activities1st June“We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” Children’s Party
Bristol Arms, Shotley Gate, Suffolk
Activities2nd June (10am-12:30pm)Farms and Rivers Guided Walk
The Shipwreck, Shotley Marina, Suffolk
Boats3rd JuneNancy Blackett Trust AGM and Summer Social (members and guests)Woolverstone, Suffolk
Exhibition3rd June-3rd SeptemberFrom Coniston to the Kremlin: Arthur Ransome’s Russian AdventuresRuskin Museum, Coniston, Cumbria
Boats4th JuneParade of Sail (Nancy Blackett’s Flotilla Sail-past)Pin Mill, Suffolk
Boats4th June – 29th JulyNancy Blackett’s Netherlands Adventure (members only)Woolverstone, Suffolk-Veersemeer, Netherlands
Events10-11th June
Swallows and Amazons “Big Race for Small Boats” 2017 (OGA East Coast)
Walton & Frinton Yacht Club, Essex
Theatre16-17th June“Swallows and Amazons” the musicalPlatform Theatre, Norwich
Events22nd JuneSchools’ Sea Shanty Finale
Woolverstone Hall, Suffolk
Exhibition29th June-3rd SeptemberSummer of Swallows and AmazonsBlackwell, Bowness, Cumbria
Film13th July onwards“Swallows and Amazons” (2016) film on limited release in the USACinema, cable, digital (USA)
Film29th July-6th August“Swallows and Amazons” (2016) at the New Zealand International Film FestivalAuckland, New Zealand
Events1st August-20th OctoberKaren Babayan Swallows and Armenians Art ExhibitionThorney How, Grasmere
Activities4-6th AugustSwallows & Amazons Wild Swimming AdventureLow Bank Ground, Coniston
Theatre5th August“Swallows and Amazons” Open DayMaddermarket Theatre
Events10th AugustRansome cruise on the Orwell Lady (fully booked)Ipswich to Pin Mill
Theatre18th August – 2nd September“Swallows and Amazons” (musical)Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich, Norfolk
Events3rd SeptemberMarathon reading of “Swallows and Amazons”Coniston Boating Centre, Cumbria
Events21st OctoberMarathon reading of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”Pin Mill Sailing Club, Suffolk
Boats22nd OctoberNancy Blackett’s end-of-season lift-out and social (members only)Woodbridge, Suffolk
Events16th NovemberBook Launch: “Good Little Ship: Arthur Ransome, Nancy Blackett and the Goblin” by Peter WillisSt Giles-in-the-Fields, London