Archives for October 2017

Shafeda is October 100 Club Winner

55 people came to the October Social on 27th and witnessed the drawing of Shadfeda Mohammed's 100 Club ticket - sadly she wasn't there but was presented with her £200 cheque by Stella Charman on Sunday 29th October. She looks happy! ... Read more

15th Annual Abbey Lecture Friday 20th October

“An Englishman in the Eastern Orthodox Melting Pot” to be given by Dr. Nicholas Fennell Ph D, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Winchester, author of “The Russians on Athos”, A teacher of Russian and French at Winchester College ... Read more

AGM – Friday 27th October

Around 30 villagers attended the Hall's AGM on Friday 27th October, when Ian Gibson, Anne Whitaker, Nicholas Charman and Ruth Dewing were re-elected as Trustees for a further annual term. Nigel Sillick and Jane Short were also elected as new Trustees. The meeting also approved the Chairman's ... Read more

Remember, remember the 4th of November!

Bonfire Night 2017 What a fantastic village event! The weather behaved, and even the moon also showed up over the fireworks display. Thank you to the many volunteers who helped to make the evening a success. There is an amazing amount of work that goes into all this: the bonfire, the fireworks, ... Read more

100 Club winners in August and September

Every month a lucky 100 Club winner is drawn at our monthly Social evening. In August the winner was Tony Ransley, who has been working so very hard recently on our Neighbourhood Plan, so very well deserved! In September Colin McCormack took the prize but has been unable to collect it in person ... Read more

BGs visit Spring Pond near Laverstoke, Whitchurch – September 2017

The Beech Gardeners made another of their outings to Spring Pond garden near Laverstoke, Whitchurch.  We had tea and cake as soon as we arrived and were given a potted history of the gardens.  It has a fairly young arboretum planted out which we had a look at, and a conservatory with a ... Read more

BGs Visit Hinton Ampner – October 2017

Eight of the Beech Gardeners gathered for an outing to Hinton Ampner on a very sunny early October afternoon.  We drove there in 2 cars and walked around the gardens sniffing the roses, admiring the dahlias, and puzzling over what the beautiful shrubs were called.  Unfortunately we did not ... Read more

Christmas Gift Fair – Sunday 26 November

The 2017 Christmas Craft and Gift Fair was held on Sunday 26 November, from 10am to 2:00pm.  Wide range of imaginative and original gifts from local traders. Bacon butties, mince pies, cakes, coffee, tea and mulled wine available. Huge variety of artworks by local artists ... Read more