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Events and Dates

Dates for your diary

Suffolk Dyslexia Association     Reg. Charity No 283927

Proposed Meeting Dates     2018-2019

Monday 4th February  …………………7-30 – 9-30pm


Tuesday 5th March ………………  7-30 – 9-30pm


Wednesday 3rd April ……………………….7-30 – 9-30pm


Thursday 2nd  May ………………………… 7-30 – 9-30pm


Monday 3rd June ………………………… 7-30 – 9-30pm


Tuesday 2nd July …………………… 7-30 – 9-30pm

We meet at Saint Raphael Club, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DA
If you would like to attend please phone or email the Chairman in advance.

Events coming up

Information Day Saturday 23rd March, Venue: Ropes Hall, Kesgrave Conference Centre,
Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave IP5 1JF


See our Facebook Page to book workshop Tickets

BDA Parent’s Roadshow Saturday 29th June venue to be confirmed watch this space!



Past events

AGM Tuesday 13th November 2018 7.30pm  Speaker John Hicks. John gave us all a real insight to what it is like to be a parent of a Dyslexic child and to then realise, this was in fact true of himself. 

Dyslexia Awareness Week 1-7th October 2018 This was a very successful week held at Hadleigh Library with a ‘Wobbly Spelling’ workshop run by Charmiane McKissock on the Saturday.

Dyslexia Awareness Week – Monday 2nd October – Sunday 8th October 2017 

AGM – Tuesday 7th November 2017 7.30pm
To be held at St Raphael’s Club, 26 Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DA

Tuesday 10th November 2015 

Suffolk Dyslexia Association AGM – 7.30pm

Talk by March Church from Mark Church Centre 
He specialises in developing the potential and performance in adults and children with various learning challenges and stress in all areas of life. 

Light refreshments will be served. 

Saturday 12th September 2015 12pm – 4pm

We are holding a Fundraising Fete at the St Raphael Club, 26 High Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DA where we will be launching our balloon race.

Balloons are available to buy at a cost of £3 each and the person whose balloon travels the furthest will win a luxury food hamper.

We will also have lots of different stalls such as;

Educational Toy producer

Homemade cakes Jams & Chutneys

Tote Bags

Secondhand Books

Timmy’s Mittens

Phoenix Cards

Balloon Art

Face Painting

and More!

Dyslexia Awareness Week

Making Sense of Dyslexia October 5th-11th
The week will focus on looking at how much of an impact the right support and interventions now can have on the future for people with dyslexia.

11th Novemeber 2014 – *Suffolk Dyslexia Association Annual General Meeting

Our AGM starts at 7.30 in addition there will be a talk on Visual Stress by Diana Coxon

Please see the Agenda for our AGM 11.11.14

Location – St Raphel Club, 26 Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DA

*For more details click on the link above.

Thursday March 13th 2014 10am-2.30pm at The Riverside Centre, Stratford St Andrew

SEN Changes – What do they mean?

Suffolk Parent Partnership Services invites Mums, Dads and Carers to join in a day of information looking at changes to Special Educational Needs and Disability Legislation

12th Novemeber 2013 – Suffolk Dyslexia Association Annual General Meeting

Our AGM starts at 7.30 and in addition to the evening we will be explaining the new project launching in pilot schools in Suffolk, named the ‘Dyslexia Resource Box Project’.

Location – St Raphel Club, 26 Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DA

Wednesday 30th October 2013The Rotary Clubs of Ipswich Orwell &  Hanau Maintal (Frankfurt) invite you to the launch of  the ‘Dyslexia Resource Box Project’. With principal guest, Mr Bobby George, BBC TV’s ‘Mr Darts’.  For more details of this exciting evening please open the invitation ‘ROTARY CLUB INVITATION

Dyslexia Awareness Week –  ‘Beyond Words’ 14th October – 20th October 2013 

Suffolk Dyslexia Information Day Poster

Saturday 20th April – Dyslexia Information Day 10am – 4pm

Talk by Elaine Stoneham ‘Dyslexia Explained’  

With ideas for support at home and in the classroom

Also –


9.11.2012 –  Brainwaves Education Dyslexia and Literacy Support Centre, Glemsford, Suffolk (see link below)



13.11.2012 – Suffolk Dyslexia Association Annual General Meeting

To include

Jane de Beer, a Specialist Teacher – will give practical ideas on managing Dyslexia for parents with primary age children

Stacey Ford, from Parent Partnership – will update us on the local situation in Suffolk schools

Location – St Raphel Club, 26 Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DA


8.10.2012 – 14.10.12012 – Dyslexia awareness week


24.06.2012 – Ipswich East Rotary Club, Orwell Walk Fundraising event.


Events during 2011

Trianon Music Group held a lively evening of music and dance performed by french visiting vocal group, Crescendo. The location was The atrium, Suffolk New College, Rope Walk, Ipswich.

The SDA held a flag day at Warren Heath Sainsbury’s on may 7th.

Several members of the SDA committee participated in The Rotary Club Of Ipswich Alton Water Walk 11th April we raised £197.40.

Car boot sales were held at Portman Road and at the Suffolk Showground and £90 was raised


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