Branch Event

Events like dog shows and fun days, organised by the Branch

Family Fun Day 2024

Date: May 26, 2024

Time: 11.30am - 3.30pm

Location: RSPCA Animal Centre, 2 Mill Lane, Martlesham IP12 4PD

Family Fun Day 2024

 

Join us once again for our family orientated fun day with a host of interactive stalls and refreshments!

This fun day out for the whole family (including well behaved dogs) includes activities including inflatable fun, games, raffle and tombola, live music, food stalls and local small business stands.

You've also be able to look around the Centre and meet some of our current residents (but no dogs in the Centre please).

£1 minimum donation on the gate.

We hope to see you there!

 

Please note: Pre-booked disabled parking only. Main parking available at the Martlesham Community Centre.

Down Dog 200 Challenge 2024

Date: June 23, 2024

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: The Corn Exchange, King Street, Ipswich, IP1 1EG

 

We are looking for 200 people to join us for a fun, but challenging yoga session including downward facing dog (or puppy) yoga poses!

The challenge will be led by Kate Sheppard of Yoga Felixstowe and Katharine Lawrence of Ashtanga Yoga Ipswich – both experienced yoga teachers, who have crafted a varied and engaging session that will include a variety of sequences designed to provide an engaging session for all experience levels! The event will include a lovely relaxation session at the end for you to enjoy a well-earned rest.

The event will last approx. three hours, including registration, a gentle warm up, the yoga challenge and finally your post-yoga relaxation.

Attendees can arrive from 10am, with a session start time of 10.30am.

Date: Sunday 23 June 2024
Timings: 10am-1pm
Location: Corn Exchange, Ipswich

Ticket cost: £20
*Pre-registration essential*

Find out more or sign up here!

If you are up for an extra challenge we invite you to try to raise an additional £200 to help celebrate our anniversary year!

Can't make the event day? Find out how you could take on a challenge of doing 200 Downward Dogs in your own time at home, work or school and help fundraise to support animal welfare across Suffolk.

One Fun Day Dog Show 2024

Date: June 16, 2024

Time: 11:30am - 3:30pm

Location: Earl Stonham Village Hall, Forward Green, IP14 5HJ

One Fun Day Dog Show 2024

In 2024, we're celebrating the RSPCA's 200 years of helping animals. As part of that, we are hosting the One Fun Day dog show at Earl Stonham. There will be a range of indoor and outdoor stalls and refreshments. More details will follow soon.

RSPCA Quiz Night

Date: April 27, 2024

Time: 7:30pm

Location: St Michaels Church Centre, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL

RSPCA Quiz Night

Welcome quizzers! We've booked the date for our next Branch quiz and we're welcoming teams of up to 6 people with some testing questions and a hot supper of jacket potato with a selection of fillings.

Tables are going quickly and we only have a couple left!

Doors will open at 7 pm for a 7.30 pm start.

Hot and soft drinks will be available, and you are welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks; including alcohol.

There will be a raffle and prizes for the winning and losing teams.   If you can donate a raffle prize, it would be much appreciated.

For more information and to book please contact Kate on 01449 614057 or email kate.grimwood@rspca-suffolkcentral.org.uk.

Fun Quiz Night

Date: November 25, 2023

Time: 7pm for a 7.30pm Start

Location: St. Michael's Church Centre, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL

**We are fully booked  and looking forward to a fun night**

We are pleased to invite you to our Fun Quiz Night, which we will be hosting at St. Michael's Church Centre, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL.

Please come and join us for an evening of fun and help us raise money to care for animals in need in Suffolk.

Teams of up to 6. Cost £8 per person including a jacket potato supper. Hot, cold and soft drinks will be available but you are very welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks; including alcohol.

There will also be a raffle and prizes for the winning and losing teams.  If you are able to bring a raffle prize along, it would be much appreciated.

Advance booking only.

Please contact Kate on 01449 614057 or kate.grimwood@rspca-suffolkcentral.org.uk

We look forward to you joining us!

RSPCA Quiz Night

Date: April 15, 2023

Time: 7:00pm

Location: St Michael's Church Centre, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL

Welcome to our latest Quiz Night.

Times are 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start. Teams of up to 6. Cost £8 per person including a jacket potato supper. Hot, cold and soft drinks will be available but you are very welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks; including alcohol.

There will also be a raffle and prizes for the winning and losing teams.  If you are able to bring a raffle prize along, it would be much appreciated.

Advance booking only. Please contact Kate on 01449 614057 or kate.grimwood@rspca-suffolkcentral.org.uk

Christmas Fair

Date: November 18, 2023

Time: 10:00 - 14:00

Location: Holbrook Village Hall

Christmas Fair

Please join us for festive fun at our annual Christmas Fair at Holbrook Village Hall, Saturday 18th November, 10am – 2pm. Free Entry

Shop for that special gift at a selection of quality craft stalls, including photography, Christmas wreaths, felted decorations, animal themed accessories, pyrography, sweetie bouquets, jewellery, wooden bird boxes, soaps, and preserves. In addition to RSPCA stalls such as the raffle and tombola, we’ll be offering RSPCA logo Christmas cards, calendars and diaries. Our traditional bric-a-brac stalls will be there with a variety of first-rate pre-loved items. Animals Asia will be having their ever-popular raffle and we’ll be serving hot and cold refreshments.

If you are able to display a poster, please download a copy here, and if you can promote the event on your social media, that would be great.

All proceeds go to helping animals in need in our local area.

For more information, please contact Mary Taylor at mary.taylor@rspca-suffolkcentral.org.uk

Open Day & Fun Dog Show

Date: September 3, 2023

Time: 11:30 - 15:30

Location: Martlesham Animal Centre

Open Day & Fun Dog Show

In addition to our friendly fun dog show, we will be having an RSPCA tombola, raffle and games, RSPCA branded goods, pet accessories and bric-a-brac stalls. Craft stalls include animal themed novelties, soaps, and chutneys and jams. Ben & Arlo’s Pet Bakery will be offering handmade natural dog and cat treats. Hedgehog rescue and Animals Asia will also be there. We’ll be offering refreshments and a BBQ.

To download a poster, click here.

Dog Show

Registration from 12 noon. Judging from 1pm

1pm: Crossbreed with Character

1:15pm: Happiest Hound

1:30pm: Young at Heart (dogs 8+ years)

1:45pm: Second Chance (any rescue dog)

2pm: Fabulous Female

2:15pm: Marvellous Male

2:30pm: Kids & K9s (young handlers up to 14 years old)

2:45pm: Best in Show

All times are approximate and subject to change

£2.50 per class or 3 classes for £6 (per dog)

First, second and third place prizes and Best in Show prize are sponsored by Skinner’s Pet Food at Stradbrooke.

Entrance fee £1 for adults & 50p for children under 12

(No unaccompanied children under 14)

Parking at Community Centre. Disabled parking only at Animal Centre

Dog show winner

Fun Dog Show & Fair

Date: July 23, 2023

Time: 11:30 - 15:30

Location: Earl Stonham Village Hall

Fun Dog Show & Fair

Fantastic fun filled day with dog show, refreshments, raffle, tombola and animal related stalls, including hedgehog rescue and natural dog and cat treats. Craft stalls include handcrafted soaps and preserves, animal themes bags and accessories, upcycled fabric pieces and felted items.

Download a poster here.

Find out about our local animal welfare work and enjoy yourself at the same time.

Free entry and car parking on site

Fun Dog Show registration from 12noon and judging from 1pm.  Classes below:

1pm: Crossbreed with Character
1:15pm: Happiest Hound
1:30pm: Young at Heart (dogs 8 years +)
1:45pm: Second Chance (any rescue dog)
2pm: Fabulous Female
2:15pm: Marvellous Male
2:30pm: Kids & K9s (young handlers up to 14 years old)
2:45pm: Best in Show

All times are approximate and subject to change
₤2.00 per class or 3 classes for ₤5 (per dog)
Maximum 3 classes per dog

All proceeds will go to the RSPCA Suffolk Central Branch to help animals in need in the local area.