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 !
      Sat.  8th Dec.  9.30 am - 12 noon.  Hollesley Community Cafe.
           In the village hall.  Breakfast or just a coffee or tea.  Stalls
           and lots more.  Proceeds to local charities.

       Sun.  16th Dec.  10.30am - 12.30pm.  Santa's Grotto and Coffee
           Morning.  In Alderton village hall.  In aid of village funds.

      Tues.  18th Dec.  12.45 for 1pm.  Welcome Club Christmas Lunch 
            in Hollesley village hall.,  Carols, raffle, quiz.  Contact Marian 411262 
            or Di 411079 for details.

      Thurs.  20th Dec.  7.30pm.  Hollesley Parish Council meeting.  In the 
           village hall.  Details and agenda from Judi Hallett 411405 or email

      Sun. 30th Dec.  7.45 pm start.  Charity Pub Quiz.  Shepherd & Dog. . 
            £1 per head entry. Call Nick on 411150 for details.

     Sun.  6th Jan.  9.30am.  Conservation Work Party near Tangham
           Cottages.  Meet at car parking area.. Contact Nick Mason on
            411150 or 07876 086039.   Full seaon's schedule here.

                          REGULAR EVENTS

  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.