- Events List
- Notes and Information
|April 8th||Nancy Blackett’s fitting-out and social (members only)||Woodbridge, Suffolk|
|April 26th||Start-of-season lift-in||Woodbridge, Suffolk|
|May 13th (12-1pm)||Shotley Point Stroll (Suffolk Walking Festival)||Bristol Arms, Shotley Gate, Suffolk|
|May 13th (12-5pm)||Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree||Pin Mill, Suffolk|
|May 15th (1-2pm)||Book group: “We Didn’t Mean to go to Sea”, by Arthur Ransome||Shotley Library (Village Hall), Suffolk|
|May 23rd (9:30am)||“We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” Guided Walk (Suffolk Walking Festival)||Pin Mill, Suffolk|
|May 27th (11-1:30pm)||Two Rivers Guided Walk (Suffolk Walking Festival)||The Rose, Shotley, Suffolk|
|June 1st||“We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” Children’s Party||Bristol Arms, Shotley Gate, Suffolk|
|June 2nd (10am-12:30pm)||Farms and Rivers Guided Walk||The Shipwreck, Shotley Marina, Suffolk|
|June 3rd||Nancy Blackett Trust AGM and Summer Social (members and guests)||RHYC, Woolverstone, Suffolk|
|June 4th||Parade of Sail (Nancy Blackett’s Flotilla Sail-past)||Pin Mill, Suffolk|
|June 4th – July 29th||Nancy Blackett’s Netherlands Adventure (members only)||Woolverstone, Suffolk-Middelburg, Netherlands|
|June 10-11th||Swallows and Amazons “Big Race for Small Boats” 2017 (OGA East Coast)||Walton & Frinton Yacht Club, Essex|
|June 16-17th||“Swallows and Amazons” the musical||Platform Theatre, Norwich|
|June 22nd||Schools’ Sea Shanty Finale||Woolverstone Hall, Suffolk|
|August 10th||Ransome cruise on the Orwell Lady (fully booked)||Ipswich to Pin Mill|
|September 10th||Woodbridge Boat Jumble||Community Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk|
|October 21st||Marathon reading of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”||Pin Mill Sailing Club|
|October 22nd||End-of-season lift-out and social (members only)||Woodbridge, Suffolk|
|November 16th||Book Launch: “Good Little Ship: Arthur Ransome, Nancy Blackett and the Goblin” by Peter Willis||St Giles-in-the-Fields, London|
- All events and activities are subject to: acceptance of attendance/sufficient demand, favourable weather, crew availability, and final confirmation, as appropriate.
- To register your interest for participation in an event, or to check availability, please contact our Sailing Secretary.
- You can sail on Nancy Blackett if you have membership of the Trust.
- Members can see full event details on our members-only Google Calendar, using the access details they have received in the Trust’s newsletters.
Header image: Nancy Blackett at Woolverstone, May 2009. Credit: I. Jacobson.