TARS East Programme for 2014

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January 18th: AR’s Birthday Lunch, The Shipwreck, Shotley Marina IP9 1QJ.  Sophie Neville (TARS President Elect; Titty in the 1974 film): The Secrets of Filming the Swallows & Amazons   12.30 for 13.00  at the Shipwreck, Shotley Marina, IP 9 1QJ.   Book for lunch with Ted & Diana Evans (01394388295; east@arthur-ransome.org.uk.

March 24th: Visit to Trinity House London, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4DH.  2.40 for 3pm. Book in at  07910 379991 (voicemail: please leave name and contact number) or email tarrytreats@aol.co.uk

May 23-26th: IAGM Barnstaple, Devon. See Signals and arthur-ransome.org.uk.

July 12, 13th: Swamazons Camp at Walton and Frinton YC with the Old Gaffers Association. Swallows and Amazons Dinghy Race round Swallow Island; Build your own model boat and race.  Contact  the OGA organizer: Pete Elliston (01206 391870; ecsec@oldgaffersassociation.org) for launching your dinghy, camping and to make bookings or for advice on B&Bs, etc.

July 19th:  Oulton Broad Day: Broads yacht, open boat and dinghy sailing – yours or others.  Meet at 10 am at Penney and Ian Northover-Smith’s, 5 Ice House Quay, Commodore Road, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, Suffolk (NR32 3QU).  Book with them on Tel: 01502 560926 or e-mail: northovers@arthur-ransome.org.uk.  Bring a packed lunch.  Tea provided.

August 2nd: Betsie Jane themed AR boat trip from Waveney River Centre  Book in on 07910 379991 (voicemail: please leave name and contact number) 

August 16: Maritime Ipswich (TARS Stall outside the Last Anchor)

September 13-14 Maritime Woodbridge.  AR’s 3 boats on display

October 7th: Visit to Hunter’s Yard, Horsefen Rd  Ludham, Norfolk NR29 5QG.  See the Teasel, Titmouse, Dreadnought and Death & Glory (from the BBC Film). Half day visit to the Yard: possibility of a ride on Lullaby (Teasel).  Bring sandwiches; hot drinks available.  Book in with Ted & Diana Evans (01394388295; east@arthur-ransome.org.uk

November 15th:  Regional AGM @ Pin Mill Sailing Club. Gather 11am onwards for TARS and Nancy Blackett Stalls; slides, coffee and chat. 12.15 pm Lunch at Butt & Oyster. 2 pm: Speaker Claudia Myatt: “Artist Afloat3.15 pm: Regional AGM; 4pm: Tea and Rattletraps. Book for lunch (east@arthur-ransome.org.uk) by 7th November with menu choices.