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

Photos : Laurie Forsyth
    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 normally be found on page 2 of the current Village Voices magazine here or using the link to it on the Home Page.
     Sat.  2nd Dec.  10.30am - 12 noon.  Boyton Coffee Morning 
         in the church hall.  All welcome.

     Sat.  2nd Dec.  5 p.m.  Alderton Christmas Tree Lights Switch 
        On.  Meet at Mill Hoo for the countdown.   Followed by :

     Sat.  2nd Dec.  7 p.m. start.  Carol singing.  In the Swan in

     Tues.  5th Dec.  2.30 p.m.  Afternoon Tea for the over 65's.
          in the Swan, Alderton.  Book in Alderton Stores or in the Swan.

     Mon.  11th Dec.  7 pm.  Alderton Parish Council meeting.  In
        Alderton village hall.

     Tues.  12th Dec.  7 p.m. start.  Carol singing.  In the Plough in

     Thurs. 14th Dec. 9.30 - 11 am and 1.30 - 3 pm.  Hollesley 
        Primary School Open Day.  Contact the school on 
        01394 411616 or email

     Thurs.  14th Dec.  7 p.m. start.  Carol singing.  In the Shepherd
        and Dog, Hollesley.

     Sat.  16th Dec.  2 p.m. start.  Carol singing.  In the Bawdsey
        Boat House Cafe.

    Sun.  17th Dec.  11 am start.  Carol Service in Boyton Church.
         With the Woodbridge Excelsior Band.   

     Tues.  19th Dec.  Door to door Carol Singing.  In The Street, 
         Hollesley. Meet at Duck Corner at 6 p.m.

     Wed.  20th Dec.  Door to door Carol Singing.  In Parsons Hill
         and The Meadows.  Meet at Shepherd & Dog car park at 6 p.m.

     Fri.  22nd Dec.  Door to door Carol Singing.  In Mallard Way, 
         Hollesley.  Meet at Shepherd & Dog car park at 6 p.m.

     Sat.  13th Jan.  9.30 am - 12 noon.  Community Cafe is back !
         In Hollesley village hall.  Breakfast, tea, coffee.  Lots of
    As the Covid restrictions are gradually being relaxed, more events are 
    restarting, and some of these are listed below.  If you wish to add to it, 
    please email me at with details.  

    Pilates.  Mondays  6 - 9 pm.  Hollesley village hall.  Ring Sandy 410530.
                    Wednesday  10 am - 12 noon.  Hollesley village hall.

    Tai Chi.  Tuesdays  9.30 - 10.30 am.  Hollesley village hall.  Julia 549936.
                     Thursdays 10 - 11.30 am.

    Welcome Club.  1st and 3rd Tuesdays 2 - 4 pm in Hollesley village hall.  
                    Ring Di 411079.

    Knit and Natter.  1st and 3rd Friday each month  2 - 4 pm.  Contact 
                   Judy Foulger re venue on

    Just42 Youth Club.  Wednesday  6 - 9 pm. (during term time). Hollesley
                    village hall.

    Yoga.   Tuesdays 10.30 am start.  Hollesley village hall.  Contact Jane on
                  07850 994707 or  

    Hollesley WI.  2nd Thursday of the month.  In Hollesley village hall.

    Cricket Tots.  Saturdays 9.30 a.m.  Tel. 01394 813415 
                     or see

    Meet Up Mondays.  2-4 pm each Monday in the Bowls Club, Hollesley.  
                  Come along for free tea, coffee, biscuits and a chat.
                  Call Helen on 411232 for details.

                                 OTHER REGULAR EVENTS

     Some of these events may no longer take place following Covid.  Please 
     contact the person involved for more information.

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

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

     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.
    Judo Club:  Thursdays contact Julie Jolliffe on 410483.

    Boyton Coffee Morning.  First Saturday each month. 10.30am - 12.30.
          Isabel 411409.
   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.