Swallows and Amazons events in 2018

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
Exhibitions All Year (Wed-Sun) Selina King Photographic Exhibition Pin Mill, Suffolk
Boats April-September Short sailing trips on Swallow (from the 1974 film) by request Coniston or Windermere, Cumbria
Activities April – October Swallows and Amazons Children’s Sailing Sessions Mylor, Cornwall
Boats March-October Sailing trips on Nancy Blackett by booking (membership required) Woolverstone, Suffolk
    One-off Events in 2018  
Boats March 17-18th Nancy Blackett Trust Fitting-out and social weekend (members only) Woodbridge, Suffolk
Talks April 21st “The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)” with Sophie Neville (book here) Bedford Hotel, Tavistock, Devon
Events April 30th – May 1st Collingwood Conference and Exhibition Cardiff University, Wales
Meetings May 25-28th Arthur Ransome Society IAGM (members only) Coniston, Cumbria
Theatre June 1st-30th “Swallows and Amazons” Storyhouse Theatre, Chester
Boats June 9th Nancy Blackett Trust Open Day Woolverstone, Suffolk
Walks June 21st Suffolk Day Walk – Arthur Ransome Trail Pin Mill, Suffolk
Meetings June 30th Nancy Blackett Trust AGM (members only) and Summer Social Woolverstone, Suffolk
Activities July 1st – October 24th Swallows and Amazons Adventure Days Wroxham, Norfolk
Theatre July 8th – August 11th “Swallows and Amazons” University Parks, Oxford
Theatre July 14th – August 26th “Swallows and Amazons” Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester
Film July 28th “Swallows and Amazons” (1974), plus Q&A with Sophie Neville Alhambra Cinema, Keswick, Cumbria
Boats July 29th Nancy Blackett at the Harwich Sea Festival Harwich, Essex
Theatre August 2nd-5th “Swallows and Amazons” Brighton Open Air Theatre, Sussex
Activities August 4-18th Swallows and Amazons Adventure Days Glenridding, Cumbria
Boats August 10th Nancy Blackett at St Katherine’s Dock London
Boats August 11-12th Peggy Blackett at Arnside Sailing Club Arnside, Cumbria
Boats September 8-9th The Nancy Blackett Shop at Maritime Woodbridge Woodbridge, Suffolk
Talks September 16th Chobham Literary Festival: The Secret Life of Arthur Ransome Chobham, Surrey
Boats October 13th Nancy Blackett Trust Lift-out and social weekend (members only) Woodbridge, Suffolk
Theatre November 24th “Once Upon a Time, Deep in the Forest” – Arthur Ransome’s “Old Peter’s Russian Tales” Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University