Welcome

to the Beech village website!

Forthcoming village events: 

Friday 29th August - Village Social

Saturday 20th Sept - Beech Village Show

see Diary for more details of these and other events

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Beech Village Website

Welcome to the Website of the Hampshire village of Beech. This site is published on behalf of the Beech Village Hall and Recreation Ground Management Committee.

What’s going on…

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Entry forms now available for Beech’s NEW Village Show!

On Saturday 20th September 2014 Beech Gardeners are putting on a new Beech Village Show - a fresh initiative open to all in Beech.  Show your home-grown fruit, vegetables and flowers and win 1st, 2nd or highly-commended certificates - or even BEST ENTRY IN SHOW. There is a variety of ... Read more

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Alton Abbey events: September & October 2014

See below for details of forthcoming events at Alton Abbey. Details of how to book a place on a retreat or buy tickets may be found at the bottom of the page. September 27th Saturday Iconography: A Retreat Day led by Dom Anselm OSB “The Beauty of Holiness and The Holiness of ... Read more

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SUMMER NEWS – what’s on in THE PARISH and ST PETER’S

St Peter's and an update on Parish Happenings…… Jigsaw festival 25th-30th August in St. Lawrence Sunday 31st August – there will be only the 8am services in St. Lawrence and All Saints and a 10.30am Parish United Service in Holy Rood. Gap Travelling Meal also on Sunday 31st from ... Read more

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PicNic at Anna’s

  We went for a picnic at Anna's house and here are some photos, firstly of Anna (centre), Judy and Sue.  Everyone brought their own chairs and picnic and we did have the odd shower. Phil and Wendy decided to stay put in the rain, sheltering under Anna's big acer tree, ... Read more

Roots of the weeping willow in the river bed

Hidden Aspects of Alton’s Trees

We ventured out on a guided walk with Alton's Tree Warden, Jim Dickinson, on a lovely evening on 21 July 2014 and started in the Community Centre car park.  About 20 of us turned up and Jim started with the enormous weeping willow opposite the Library. He pointed out that the roots ... Read more

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Visit to the Armstrong Garden

We visited Martin and Sue Armstrong's garden on Kings Hill, Beech on Wednesday evening 2 July, 2014 and it was a beautiful warm, sunny evening.  They had laid on wine and nibbles for us and also the most glorious cup cakes - carrot cake flavoured - about 20 of us turned up and scoffed the ... Read more

Sally and Allen in the Islamic Garden at Lindford

Hanging Hostas, Lindford

We visited the Hanging Hostas garden at "Narra", Frensham Lane in Lindford on 30 June 2014 - a very threatening, grey afternoon. We were lucky not to be rained on and 16 of us gathered at the Village Hall car park and went in several cars.  The owner, John Baker, met us and showed us round ... Read more