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. 

    Or why not visit the ipscene community website for What's On in and around Ipswich and Woodbridge ?  Lots to see and do !
     Tues. 17th August.  2pm.   Welcome Club.  Keep Fit and Games.
             Hollesley village hall.  Contact Marian 411262 or Di 411079 for details.

      Wed.  18th Sept.  7pm.  Boyton Parish Council meeting.  In the village
             hall.  All welcome.

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

      Sat.  22 Sept.  10am.  Deben Ward Beachwatch.  Massive litter pick.
          Contact your local Parish Council for details.  Just bring gloves and
          waterproof shoes. 

      Wed.  25th September.  10.00 - 11.30 am.  Macmillan Coffee Morning, 
          in the Swan, Alderton.

      Sat. 28th Sept.  7pm.  Henry's Ball.  In aid of Herts & Essex Air
           Ambulance, the Sick Childrens' Trust and the Paediatric Care Unit.
           Items for Silent Auction and Raffle Prizes wanted !  Contact Lee on
           07949 295052.  

     Sun.  29th Sept.  7.45 pm start.  Charity Pub Quiz.  Shepherd & Dog. . 
            £1 per head entry. Call Nick on 411150 for details.

                          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 Swan, 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.   Tuesdays 9am in Hollesley village hall.  Call Ali 411717.

   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.