Fairs & Events
We have the following fairs here at the Centre during May:
Saturday, 4th May—a Craft, Gift & Produce Fair; Sunday 5th—Foresta Artisan Fair; a Book Fair on Saturday 11th, Lady Cynthias’s Fleamarket on Sunday 12th and a Teddy Bear Fair on Sunday 19th.
The Community Centre will be welcoming the runners on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day run on Tuesday 4th June (see page 33). The runners will stop at the Centre for a well-earned refreshment break during the night and it would be great if you could cheer them on.
The Tandem Tart Challenge also takes place during May. Please see page 7 and also our Focus On article this month.
Film Night—Mary Poppins Returns– Friday, 24th May, 7.30pm
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks’ siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives.
Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall, with a screenplay written by David Magee and a story by Magee, Marshall, and John DeLuca the film is a sequel to the 1964 film Mary Poppins, and stars Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins, with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep in supporting roles.
The film is set in 1930s depression-era London. Michael and Jane are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen, living on Cherry Tree Lane. After Michael suffers a personal loss, the enigmatic nanny Mary Poppins re-enters the lives of the Banks family, and, along with the optimistic street lamplighter Jack, uses her unique magical skills to help the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
Centre Art Group Exhibition
The exhibition will be held here from the 24th-27th May (see page 29).
Do come along, there is free entry and a sale of artworks.
New Forest Art Society
May 15th—Lynne Davies, award winning professional artist, will be demonstrating a landscape painting in acrylic. Members mini exhibition theme: landscape.
Other local events: New Forest Show
The New Forest Show is a three-day celebration of Farming, Food and Fun which is rated among the top agricultural shows in the country. From food and flowers, music and main ring attractions to cooking, crafts and county pursuits. You’re guaranteed to find something different in every corner of the showground. We are delighted to be adding a brand new Canine Arena and Live Music Stage to the mix of attractions this year. Join us on 30th, 31st July & 1st August in the heart of the New Forest National Park at New Park, Brockenhurst. Buy your tickets online before 23rd July to receive a 15% discount. Visit www.newforestshow.co.uk to find out more.