Remember, remember the THIRD of November!

Because this is the date of our annual Bonfire Night celebrations. Tickets £7 (adults) & £3 (under 16s) available from the Hall on the day 5:00pm  Gather at Village Hall for tickets & torches 5:30pm  Torch-light procession up Wellhouse Road to the Recreation Ground ... Read more

Beech Village Hall AGM 26th October

It’s AGM time of year again – an opportunity for all Beech villagers to find out about the workings of the Hall and join in the discussion. Beech Village Hall is more than just a building – it is a community hub and has been a charity since 1932 with the sole purpose being, to serve the village ... Read more

Pieces of Eight win Autumn Quiz 2018

Over 100 people took part in the Autumn Quiz on 6th October, featuring a vast range of ingenious questions put together by John and Avril Bembridge and family. So there was stiff competition, and at the end of the evening 'Pieces of Eight' emerged the winning table. The collective brainboxes were: ... Read more

Beech Village Show – Saturday 22 September 2018

Once again the Beech Gardeners are organising the Beech Village Show for Saturday 22 September 2018 in the Beech Village Hall at 12.00 noon.  There are 38 classes to enter at only 30p per class, ranging from Fruit, Flowers and Vegetables, to Floral Art, Cookery, Hand Crafts, Photography, ... Read more

Beech Gardeners – spring into summer 2018

In April Kathy once again lent her games room to the BGs for a talk by Rosamund Wallinger entitled “Restoring my Gertrude Jekyll 1908 Garden from Dereliction to Glory – and the ups and downs”.  16 people attended, including visitors and new members.  Her garden was at Upton Grey and she ... Read more

Spring 2018 – Quiz-night fun!

68 people organised into 9 teams enjoyed our Spring Quiz on 14th April. With Quizmaster Peter Cox, ably assisted by wife Sally and granddaughter Edie, we tackled questions on a wide variety of topics. The final round of TV-Show anagrams really got us puzzling. In the end Table 9 triumphed! Well ... Read more

BGs’ meeting on 7 February – Ray Broughton’s talk on pest and disease-free plants

The Beech Gardeners welcomed Ray who told us this was his 2000th talk - quite an achievement.  He started by telling us that the use of milk, salt and vinegar is banned in the EU. He had some useful tips for us:- 1   Don't overcrowd seeds and to help see dark seeds on dark ... Read more

BGs’ Christmas Party 2017

The Beech Gardeners had their party in Kathy's games room at the beginning of December and 15 members attended.  Kathy had laid on some beautiful food - a hot table and a cold table.  Most of it went in a trice and she was only left with some sausage rolls and mince pies.  Well ... Read more

Christmas party on 9th December

The Beech Village Christmas Party held on Saturday 9th December 2017 was another popular success with some 80 villagers enjoying the festivities. There were party games, a raffle, an auction of a Wine Tasting at Majestic Wine and dancing.  All with much merriment as the pictures portray (a big ... 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