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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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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; email@example.com) 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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; email@example.com
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 Afloat“. 3.15 pm: Regional AGM; 4pm: Tea and Rattletraps. Book for lunch (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 7th November with menu choices.