If you’d like your event or club mentioned - phone Blyth Valley Community Radio in the bunker at
St. Felix School in Reydon, Southwold on 01502 723900 or email [email protected]
SUNDAYS - SOUTHWOLD LIBRARY
Baby Bounce & Tot Rock 10:30 - 11:00 Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.
Story Time 11:30 - 12:15 Stories, crafts and colouring for 7-year-olds and under
Children’S Fun Group 12:15 - 1:00 Crafts, games, puzzles and fun for 7 to 12’s
Internet Lessons 1:00 to 3:30 Open to anyone. Come and have one-to-one training on any aspect of the Internet from complete beginner to those who want to know about a particular web site or email. Half an hour at a time but as many lessons as you would like. To book a slot ring 01502 722519.
BLYTH VALLEY RADIO AT SOUTHWOLD LIBRARY
From Tuesday 12th to Sunday 17th April. Go and find out about Blyth Valley Radio. What would you like to listen to or how would you like to help?
We will be on in the library all week for you to sample the programmes. Information about the station will be available and volunteers from the station will be in the library.
LENT LECTURES - UNITED REFORMED CHURCH HALL, SOUTHWOLD
From Sunday 13th March the Lent Lecture series takes place at 6 pm at the United Reformed Church Hall in Southwold. Jonathan Herbert will reflect on how the church has changed during our lifetime.
Jonathan is a member of the Pilsdon religious community. The community was established in 1958 in Kent with the objective of “the advancement of the Christian religion by the formation of a community of people who endeavour to live together as one household in order to welcome people in need, and be united in love and prayer according to the precepts of the Christian Gospels.” All most welcome.
LENT LUNCHES - ST. EDMUND’S HALL, SOUTHWOLD
Christians Together in Southwold & District invite you to join them each Friday until 15th April for Lent Lunches at St. Edmund’s Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold. Friends from each of the churches in Southwold and Reydon will be serving delicious homemade soup. All donations will go to Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a human rights organisation working for those persecuted for their Christian beliefs. Drop in for a lunch and conversation. Everybody welcome.
MONDAYS - MARGUERITE CLUB
The Marguerite Club meets in Reydon Village Hall every Monday from 2 pm for whist, bingo, tea and chat.
SOUTHWOLD LIBRARY TIME OUT FOR OLDER PEOPLE
Southwold Library invites you to go along from 2 to 3.30 pm every Tuesday when the Time Out for Older People takes place.
5th Jigsaw Club.
12th Craft & Chat: Bring your unfinished knitting/sewing/craft or start a new project while having a pleasant talk
19th Crossword & Jigsaw Club. Come and ask for help with clues or solver new crosswords together. Plus the ongoing jigsaw.
26th Board games and banter
Also, if you are, or know someone who’s housebound and unable to visit the library, there are local volunteers who regularly take books and tapes to nearly 4000 people in their own homes, in sheltered accommodation and residential homes. If you are interested in receiving or volunteering for the service, get in touch with Charlotte at the Library or phone 01502 722519.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON ENTERTAINMENT AT THE RED LION
The Red Lion, South Green Southwold, from 3.30 - 6.00 pm:
Sunday 27th - The Big River Band
Plus the new two courses for £10 menu from Sunday evenings till Thursday and the loyalty reward for those who just have a drink. To find out more, pop into the bar or call the Red Lion on 01502 722385.
FORTHCOMING EVENTS AT THE SEAGULL THEATRE
For more details of events and other opportunities at the Seagull please contact the box office on 01502 589726 or visit the website; www.theseagull.co.uk
SAINT FELIX CHORAL SOCIETY CONCERT
The Society present a mostly 20th / 21st century programme, Romance to Jazz at Saint Felix School Chapel at 7.00pm on Saturday 26th March. The programme features A Little Jazz Mass by Bob Chilcott, Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Faure and a Song for Athene by John Tavener.
Conducted by Andrew Jenkins it also features The Accidentals conducted by Vetta Wise. Tickets from Saint Felix Reception, Adults £8 Under 16’s Free.
HALESWORTH JAZZ & BEER FESTIVAL
The Cut in Halesworth are holding the first Halesworth Jazz and Beer Festival from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th March.
Fri 25 Mar 7:30 PM Sam Crockatt/Polly Gibbons Double Bill
Sat 26 Mar 7:30 PM Matthew Halsall
Sun 27 Mar 7:30 PM Kenny Ball and Band
Full details are available on their web site www.newcut.org or call their Box Office: 0845 6732123
EVENTS AT SOUTHWOLD LIBRARY DURING MARCH AND APRIL
Wednesday 30th March 6.30pm Craft & Chat Evening Bring your unfinished knitting/sewing/craft or start a new project while having a pleasant talk & refreshments.
Thursday 31st March Southwold Library Reading Group. Discussing “Oscar Wilde & the Ring of Death” by Gyles Brandreth 6.30pm.
Sunday 3rd April Book Sale 2-3.30pm. Fill a bag for £2.50 (Bring your own bag) or fill a cotton bag for £3.50
Wednesday 27th April 6.30pm Craft & Chat Evening Bring your unfinished knitting/sewing/craft or start a new project while having a pleasant talk & refreshments.
Thursday 5th May Southwold Library Reading Group. Discussing “The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer 6.30pm.
DIGITAL SWITCHOVER HELP AT SOUTHWOLD LIBRARY
Help is at hand with the BBC Switchover Help Scheme on Friday 8th April 10.00 am – 1.00pm. Tom Pugh will be in Southwold Library to offer friendly and practical advice in the lead up to the Digital Switchover. If you have received a letter feel free to bring it along or even your TV remote or manual.
SING ALONG AFTERNOON AT SOUTHWOLD LIBRARY
On Monday 11th April from 2.00pm to 3.30pm including refreshment break. Everyone is invited to join in a free singing afternoon with artist Bridget Cousins. Covers a wide range of musical tastes. No experience necessary.
SAVE OUR LIBRARIES MEETING AT HALESWORTH LIBRARY
Saturday morning April 2nd 11.00 a.m. Give your support and sign their Petition. Halesworth Community Choir and friends will sing.
On Saturday 16th April a group of local youngsters will be ‘toddling’ from Southwold Pier to Suzie’s Tea Hut along the promenade in aid of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. The group will be meeting at 11 am on the prom between the Life Guard and the Pier. All children will receive a certificate for taking part. If you would like to join in, sponsor or help in any way at all please get in touch with Laura Boggis, 07815 152892 or by email to [email protected]
WEDNESDAYS - KEEP FIT IN REYDON
Keep Fit in Reydon Village Hall every Wednesday from 9.30 to 10:30 am for the over 50’s.
St. FELIX SCHOOL - FITNESS SUITE
St. Felix School Fitness Suite and Squash courts facilities run by Mrs. Jo Copestake-Cox, an Advanced Level 3 Instructor and Personal Trainer, are open from Monday to Saturday at various times including early mornings and evenings. Jo can offer a wide range of tailor-made programmes to suit individual’s needs and goals, depending on whether you want to loose weight, tone up, build up or train for a specific sport. For opening times and prices call Jo on 01502 727018 or 07834 838120.
St. FELIX SCHOOL - PUBLIC SWIMMING
St. Felix School Swimming Pool is open to the public on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 8 and 9 am and Saturdays between 2 and 3 pm. A book of 10 tickets cost £40 and can be obtained from the School Reception Office.
SOUTHWOLD FARMERS’ MARKET - 2011
Southwold Farmers Market now takes place every Friday from 9 am till 12.30 pm. The venue is the Adnams Cellar and Kitchen Shop courtyard, Drayman’s Yard off Victoria Street and there will be stalls selling pork, lamb, vegetables, cakes, pies, tarts, smoked foods, herbs and bread and other delights.