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

Sheila’s Charity Spring Bulbs and Plants Festival – Saturday 6 February 2016

Sheila is a valued member of the Beech Gardeners and contributed to a Charity Spring Bulbs and Plants Festival on Saturday 6 February 2016 at Farringdon - there were pretty plants and bulbs to buy plus tea, cakes and a raffle at The Stables, Shirnall Hall, Upper Farringdon from 12.00 noon onwards. ... Read more

This Friday: Talk by Local Horticulturist

Wolfgang Bopp is the Director of the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, and a resident of Beech village. On Friday, 4th March, at 7.30pm, he will be speaking in Beech Village Hall, on “My Life in Horticulture”. Born in Germany, Wolfgang originally studied horticulture there, and after some six years ... Read more

Beech celebrates Midsummer in style

It may have been a week ahead of the actual Summer Solstice, but Beech turned out in full force to celebrate Midsummer on Saturday 13th June! As planned, this was truly an event for all ages, and it was particularly nice to see so many family groups involved. Thanks to a fantastic band of ... Read more

A very British occasion

The Beech Fireworks Display 2014 very nearly did not happen. It had rained hard all afternoon, and the team managing the event had a very last minute decision to make when the rain finally began to ease off in the very nick of time. As this is not a pre-ticketed event, we also had no idea how ... Read more

BGs’ 2014 Show photo gallery

Saturday 20th September 2014 Photos by Ann Bishton, Nick Charman and Kevin Lamb The first Beech Village Show for many years was organised by the Beech Gardeners (the BGs). You can find a report on the Show here and a list of all First Prize and Trophy winners here. Click on any image to open ... Read more

Didn’t we have a Ball!!

A wonderful time was had by all at the Beech Summer Masked Ball on Saturday 14th June. The event was expertly put together by Sally Leach and Dory Childes so a huge thank you to them.  Also many thanks to all those who helped with the cooking and decorating of the Hall - it looked fabulous and ... Read more

Adult Christmas Party 2013 – Pictures

Saturday 14th December 2013 Photos: Ed Neish After drinks at the bar, dinner was served... ...and then it was time for the first village panto for several years... (if you missed it, you can catch up here!) ...before getting back to the chat... or hitting the dancefloor! ... Read more