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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:

Type Date Event Location
Boats ALL YEAR Short sailing trips on Swallow (from the 1974 film) by request Lake District
Boats April-October Sailing trips on Nancy Blackett by booking (membership required) Woolverstone, Suffolk
One-off Events in 2017
Activities 13th May (12-1pm) Shotley Point Stroll (Suffolk Walking Festival) Bristol Arms, Shotley Gate, Suffolk
Events 13th May (12-5pm) Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree Pin Mill, Suffolk
Activities 15th May (1-2pm)
Book group: “We Didn’t Mean to go to Sea”, by Arthur Ransome
Shotley Library (Village Hall), Suffolk
Activities 23rd May  (9:30am)
“We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” Guided Walk (Suffolk Walking Festival)
Pin Mill, Suffolk
Activities 27th May (11-1:30pm) Two Rivers Guided Walk (Suffolk Walking Festival) The Rose, Shotley, Suffolk
Activities 1st June “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” Children’s Party
Bristol Arms, Shotley Gate, Suffolk
Activities 2nd June (10am-12:30pm) Farms and Rivers Guided Walk
The Shipwreck, Shotley Marina, Suffolk
Boats 3rd June Nancy Blackett Trust AGM and Summer Social (members and guests) Woolverstone, Suffolk
Boats 4th June Parade of Sail (Nancy Blackett’s Flotilla Sail-past) Pin Mill, Suffolk
Boats 4th June – 29th July Nancy Blackett’s Netherlands Adventure (members only) Woolverstone, Suffolk-Veersemeer, Netherlands
Events 10-11th June
Swallows and Amazons “Big Race for Small Boats” 2017 (OGA East Coast)
Walton & Frinton Yacht Club, Essex
Events 22nd June Schools’ Sea Shanty Finale
Woolverstone Hall, Suffolk
Activities 4-6th August Swallows & Amazons Wild Swimming Adventure Low Bank Ground, Coniston
Boats 19-20th August  Nancy Blackett at the Ipswich Maritime Festival Ipswich, Suffolk
Theatre 18th August – 2nd September “Swallows and Amazons” (musical) Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich, Norfolk
Activities 3rd September Marathon reading of “Swallows and Amazons” Coniston Boating Centre, Cumbria
Boats 9-10th September Nancy Blackett at Maritime Woodbridge Woodbridge, Suffolk
Boats 21st October (TBC) Nancy Blackett’s end-of-season lift-out and social (members only) Woodbridge, Suffolk