RSPB New Forest Local Group. Indoor meeting on Wednesday 8th September, 7.30pm at Lyndhurst Community Centre for “The Secrets of Franchises Lodge” (recently acquired New Forest RSPB reserve) by Richard Snelling, Reserve Manager. Outdoor meetings on Friday, 10th September at Keyhaven Marshes (SZ 306 915) from 10am to 1pm, meeting by the Key- haven sea wall (car park charges apply). Then on Saturday, 25th September at Hengistbury Head (SZ 162 911) from 10am to 1pm, meeting outside the Hikers Cafe (car park charges apply).
All meetings are subject to current Covid restrictions. For any further information, please email NewForestGroup@RSPB.org.uk or visit the Group’s website www.rspb.org.uk/groups/ newforest Those taking part in field trips should wear suitable, dull coloured clothing and sturdy footwear. Admission at indoor meetings for non-members is currently £5.00 per evening.
New Forest History & Archaeology Group
2nd September 2021—7.30pm. Lyndhurst Community Centre. Moi Watson, Retired Army Officer and Roman and Modern Conflict Archaeologist, will give a Zoom talk entitled “Excavations at Hougoumont Farm and the Waterloo Battlefield”. Military veterans joined archaeologists on the dig, which aimed to further understand what happened during the battle on 18 June 1815
Film Night – Friday, 24th September, 6.45 for 7.00pm Lyndhurst Community Centre
The Good Liar (15)
Roy, a con artist, plans to dupe Betty, a wealthy widow, after learning about her million-dollar fortune reserve. However, things take a turn when his opponent proves to be craftier than him. Starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen.
The Community Club Lunch will be held on Friday, 17th September at 12.30pm.
Tickets must be purchased in advance by Tuesday 14 September to enable catering for the event. These will be available from the Centre Office from the beginning of September at a cost of £6 or by ‘phoning 023 80282267 to reserve your place. Everyone over the age of 60 living within the environs of Lyndhurst and district is welcome to attend and will be assured of a jolly time.
Lyndhurst Drama and Musical Society
It’s been a long time since the members of the Drama Society have been able to tread the boards. However on Saturday 14 August they were able to indulge their passion and per- formed a one-act comedy in the garden of The Mailman’s Arms.
A capacity audience delighted in a fun filled show which was enhanced by the beautiful weather and lovely surroundings. The Society is grateful to Louise and Tony of The Mailman’s for their generous support. The members will shortly commence indoor rehearsals again for the Alan Ayckbourn comedy ‘The Life of Riley’ to be performed at the Vernon Theatre at the end of November. The production was due for performance in April 2020 so is eagerly anticipated.