the website for Hollesley,
Boyton, Capel St Andrew,
Alderton & Shingle Street

    For a community of our size, there is a tremendous variety of activities for people of all ages.  Some clubs meet on a regular basis while others are 'one-off' events.
    If there is any event that has been accidentally omitted, or maybe there is one that you would like to add, please e-mail me at  
    More information about what's on can be found on page 2 of the current Village Voices magazine here or using the link to it on the Home Page. 
     Sat.  14th Dec.  9.30am - 12 noon.  Community Cafe.   In Hollesley 
             village hall.  Stalls. Tea/coffee, cake or full English breakfast.
             In aid of local charities.

      Sat.  14th Dec.  2.30pm.  Christmas Fayre at Glebe House, Rectory
             Road.  Stalls, mince pies, mulled wine.  Contact Trish on 410298.

      Sun.  15th Dec.  10.30 am to 12.30 pm.  Santa's Grotto and Coffee
             Morning.  In Alderton village hall.  Profits for Alderton Youth Club.

      Sun.  15th Dec.  11 am start.  Christmas Carol Service in St. Andrew's
             Church, Boyton.  With the Woodbridge Excelsior Band.

      Tues.  17th Dec.  1 pm.  Welcome Club Christmas Lunch.  Hollesley 
              village hall.  Raffle and carols. Contact Marian 411262 or Di 411079.

       Thurs.  19th Dec.  7.30pm.  Hollesley Parish Council meeting in
           the village hall.  For details, contact the Clerk, Judi Hallett on 411405
           or email at

       Thurs.  19th Dec.  Carol Singing in The Street, Hollesley. Meet at 
            Duck Corner at 6pm.  Contact Joan on 411689 for details.

        Fri.  20th Dec.  Carol Singing in Swallows Close and Parsons Hill, 
            Hollesley.  Meet Swallows Close 6pm.  Contact Joan on 411689 for 

       Mon 23rd Dec.  Carol Singing in Shingle Street.  Meet at the
           Martello Tower car park at 6pm.  Contact Joan on 411689 for details.

       Sun.  29th Dec.  There is no Charity Pub Quiz in December.
           Back to normal in January.  Call Nick on 411150 for details.

       Sat.  4th Jan.  10am - 12.30 pm.  Boyton Coffee Morning.  In the 
             village hall. 
                          REGULAR EVENTS

   Meet Up Mondays.  2 - 4pm. Tea, coffee,biscuits and a chat. In
        the Shepherd & Dog, Hollesley.  Call Helen 411232 for info.

   Meet Up Wednesdays.   10 - 11.30 am in the village hall, Alderton.   

   Beginners' Art Classes.   Thursday afternoons 2 - 3pm in Butley 
        Village Hall.  £5 per session including refreshments.  Call Mary 
        on 450077 for details.

   Pilates Classes.   Wednesday morning 9.45 and 11am in Hollesley 
        illage Hall,plus now Monday evening 6.40 and 7.45 pm. 
         Call Sandy 410530.

   Tai Chi. Beginners. Thursdays 1030 -1230  in Hollesley village hall.
         Contact Julia 549936.  

    Karate.  Thursdays 17.45 - 19.15 pm.  Hollesley village hall.  Contact
        Glyn Chaplin on
   Whist Drive : Every Friday evening at Hollesley Village Hall.  
         Contact Les Andrews 411642.

   Table Tennis.   First Sunday each month or by arrangement in Boyton 
         Village Hall.  Call Andrew on 411720 for times. 
   Badminton.   Every Wednesday from 8-10 pm. in Hollesley Bay gym.  
         Chris Andrews 411126.
   Yoga : Friday mornings 9.30 - 11.00. Hollesley Village Hall.  £9/session 
        Call Cathie 01728 07821 747001 or 07734 469038.

   Judo Club:  Thursdays contact Julie Jolliffe on 410483.

   Boyton Community Group.   First Saturday each month.  Call Andy 
          on 411720 or Ali 411717 for details.

   Boyton Coffee Morning.  First Saturday each month. 10.30am - 12.30.
          Isabel 411409.
   Welcome Club.  First and third Tuesday at 2pm in the Village Hall, 
        Hollesley. Contact Marian Collins 411262 or Di 411079.

   Short Mat Bowls (in winter).  Every Tuesday 7-10pm., Wednesday 
        2-4pm and Sunday 2-4pm (League Match day).  Hollesley Village 
        Hall. Contact June Dickens 411172.