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Fairs and Events
Sunday 1st March – European School of Tai Chi Chuan 10.00am-5.00pm.
Sunday 8th March – Mind Body Spirit Fayre 10.00am-4.00pm. Over 35 Stalls including Tarot readings, Healing, Artwork, Jewelry, Crafts plus free talks throughout the day – for more information or to book a table please contact 07800734911 Email firstname.lastname@example.org or look at the Facebook page: New Forest Fayres www.mysticriverlounge.co.uk
Saturday 14th March – Book Fair 10.00am-4.00pm
Saturday 21st March – Line Dancing Social Evening 7.00pm
Saturday 28th March – Chris Wood Photography Workshop 10.00am
Saturday 28th March – Postponed: new date to be advised Community Centre Tribute Night 7.30am.
The Community Club Lunch has been postponed this month.
New Forest History & Archaeology Group – 5th March at 7.30pm
Julian Richards, well known TV presenter, writer and archaeologist, will give a charity fundraising talk for the Disasters Emergency Committee and World Food Programme. The talk is entitled ‘Stonehenge, the story so far. Everything you always wanted to know about Stonehenge but were afraid to ask’. Members £2.00, non-members £4.00.
Country Houses of the New Forest and Test Valley by Frank Green
Tuesday 3 March 2020 at 7.30 pm in Emery Down and Bank Village Hall (SO43 7EB)
We will look at a range of historic houses from the earliest, with no known builder or designer, to grand houses designed by named architects; set in managed landscapes with formally designed gardens.
Frank Green has worked in Hampshire since the mid-1970s as an archaeologist with interests in environmental archaeology and historic buildings; until his retirement in October 2019 he was the first professional archaeologist appointed by the New Forest NPA. Entrance: £4 on the door. Refreshments available.
Event organised by ‘How We Used To Live’, the local history group for Allum Green, Bank, Emery Down and Gritnam.
New Forest Art Society – 4th March – 7.30-9.30pm – Annual General Meeting
There will not be a demonstration at this meeting. The business part of the meeting will be kept short and will include reports from the Chairman and the Treasurer as well as formally adopting the new Committee. The main part of the evening will be a sociable event with an American supper (please bring a plate of food to share) and a quiz. We hope to see many of you at this meeting and that you will take the opportunity to find out more about the society and socialise with your fellow members. www.newforestartsociety.weebly.com
New Forest Aviation Group – 13th March – 7.00pm for 7.30pm
‘ASTOR – Airborne Stand-Off Radar’ by Joe Marsden. The talk will be preceded by the (short) NFAG AGM. Visitors £4 including light refreshments.
RSPB New Forest Local Group. Indoor meeting on Weds 11th March for “Wildlife Wanderings in the Northern Isles” by member Richard Coomber. Outdoor meetings on Sat 7th March at RSPB Arne (SY 972 878) from 10am to 3pm, meeting at the reserve car park by the Information Centre. Then on Thurs 19th March at Acres Down (SU 268 097) for a raptor watch from 10am to 1pm, meeting at Acres Down car park. 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.
The Steer Course is a pioneering exercise regime run by firefighters aiming tohelp older people to be happy, healthy and remain in their home safely whilst building confidence, reducing the risk of a fall occurring and increasing engagement in community activities. Please contact Nikki Bridge on 02380 644000.
Preserve New Forest Heritage
Do you have something interesting for the Museum?
The New Forest Heritage Centre would like to appeal to visitors and people in the New Forest for anything they may wish to gift or loan to the Charity. Perhaps you have an important historical artefact or something that you would like displayed in the Museum? Old photos, maps, tools, toys or something strange from the attic that you are not sure about? Perhaps it tells a story or invokes a memory of times gone by in the New Forest. Leave something for future generations to learn about our special New Forest.
Anyone interested in gifting an interesting artefact or story to the Museum should contact Giles at the Centre – email@example.com.