to Feb 20

Aldeburgh Marmalade Competition 2019

Craft butchers, Salter & King are hosting Aldeburgh’s marmalade competition again this year and we’d love you to get involved.

Entry costs £5 and the closing date to get your jar of marmalade to Salter & King is Wednesday 20th February. The winner’s prize includes a champion cup together with a gammon joint.

Seville oranges are available to purchase in the shop and all proceeds are being donated to The Alde & Ore Estuary Trust. Good luck!

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Charity Christmas Cards
to Dec 21

Charity Christmas Cards

Available to purchase from Aldeburgh Bookshop, a pack of 6 charity Christmas cards featuring two festive river images.

Measuring 5’ x 7”, one card is by illustrator Emma Chichester Clark and the other by Aldeburgh based artist Helen Napper. Each pack contains 3 of each design and retails for £6.00 with £1.50 from the sale of each pack being donated to The Alde & Ore Estuary Trust.

The inside of each card reads: With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

Please call Aldeburgh Bookshop on 01728 452389 if you wish to purchase these cards over the telephone and have them posted out to you.

Thanks also to Orwell Press and Herring Bone Design for their support with these charity cards.

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9:00 AM09:00

Four Ferries Cycle Ride

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Following its enormous success last year, a four ferries bike ride is being arranged for Saturday 22nd September 2018 as part of the Trust’s work in raising funds for the river defences. The ride of some 42 miles will cross all of the four Foot Ferries of Suffolk, including the Association's Butley Ferry.

The Four Ferries Bike Ride is a charity ride with a difference, taking you along small roads and tracks and potentially using four ferries. Harwich Ferry (you can get there by train) runs across busy shipping lanes with a great view of the port. Next Bawdsey at the mouth of the river Deben, a fast flowing, ever changing river mouth. Then ride on to the peaceful, beautiful Butley Ferry where one is likely to see avocets, marsh harriers and seals and where cyclists are rowed across by volunteers. Last but not in anyway least, Walberswick Ferry crosses the River Blythe, again very tidal and narrow and a real fun experience within easy reach of ice creams and pubs in Southwold. The route can be ridden in either direction.

Please come and enjoy this ride through the Suffolk countryside and help the Trust's work in raising funds for river defences on the Alde and Ore Estuary. Please book early to avoid disappointment as a maximum of 100 cyclists can take part.

To download a registration form please click here.

To book online please click here.

 For guidance notes with more information please click here.

If you would like to raise more money for the Trust to help river defences, please click here to download a sponsorship form. 

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11:00 AM11:00

The Authors Cricket Club Fundraising Match

The Authors Cricket Club, a wandering cricket team of writers will be playing Sudbourne Hall Cricket Club in a fundraising match in aid of the Alde and Ore Estuary Trust on Sunday 2nd September.

Some of our best-known authors including Sebastian Faulks, Anthony McGowan, Richard Beard, Ben Falk, Matt Thacker, David Owen, Tom Holland, Jonathan Wilson, Jon Hotten and Andrew Lycett, captained by Charlie Campbell, will be taking on Sudbourne Hall Cricket Club.

All welcome, with proceeds from the afternoon tea going to The Alde & Ore Estuary Trust. 

Anyone who would like to donate a cake or sandwiches, kindly contact Clare Greenwell 01394 450440. Thank you.

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to Jul 6

Curlew Coast Book Publication

Curlew Coast - Diversions on Maritime Suffolk by Judith Ellis.

£14.99, complimentary P+P

Donation of £1 to Alde & Ore Estuary Trust with each book purchased directly from Judith (please mention AOET in your order). 

Contact details: 01263 734770 or email judithellis@sizzel.net

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Partnership Annual Community Meeting
10:30 AM10:30

Partnership Annual Community Meeting

The Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership will be holding their Annual Community Meeting at Snape Maltings Recital Room 14th April 11am-1pm.  Coffee will be available from 10.30 am. There will be a number of presentations to inform everyone of the flood defence upgrading schemes and the timetable of events over the next few years.   

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