Swallows and Amazons events to go to in May

A monthly roundup of upcoming Swallow and Amazons-related events for May sees a variety of happenings as listed below:

One-off events

  • May 20th – An Arthur Ransome Society visit to the National Museum of Bicycles, Llandrindod Wells: Membership is required. Event information here.
  • May 20th – An Arthur Ransome Society fossil-hunting day in Charmouth: Membership is required. Event information here.

Ongoing events

  • Sailing trips on Arthur Ransome’s Nancy BlackettBookings for the sailing season are now open for members of the Nancy Blackett Trust. Details here.
  • Swallows and Amazons cruises are available on the Coniston Launch: Available every Monday and Wednesday until September 17th. Details here.
  • View Mavis (the inspiration for Amazon) at the Ruskin Museum in Coniston: Open daily. Details here.
  • View the Swallow and Amazon boats from the 2016 film at the Windermere Jetty Museum: Open daily. More information here.
  • View the Photographic Exhibition about Arthur Ransome’s Selina King at Pin Mill: Enquire to confirm opening times. Details here.

Information about additional events will be added to the events page when available.