Archive for 2019

19 June, 2019

Bentworth Cricket Club

Cricket Club The Villager

Bentworth Cricket Club is looking for new members for 2019 season. The club runs winter nets at Dummer on Sunday mornings, evening nets at our home ground through the Summer and plays in Hampshire Cricket League NE Division 1 on Saturday afternoons at a friendly yet competitive standard. ...

18 June, 2019

Bentworth vs Lasham Village Cricket Match

Cricket Club Events The Villager

As has now become customary, on the Spring Bank Holiday, teams from the villages of Bentworth and Lasham gathered at Bentworth Cricket Club to compete in the annual inter village cricket match. With both teams expecting to field teams of around 14 players, the match would be 25 overs per side, everyone everyone having the opportunity to having to bowl at least one over, and bat. ...

18 June, 2019

Julian Meetings

Church The Villager

Our Julian meetings are now held on a Monday, once a month, at 8pm. The change of day may make it easier for others to join us – if you would like to you would be very welcome; please contact Gay Howard 565993, or email, or myself on 01420 562126. ...

18 June, 2019

Hampshire Federation of WI


Our monthly meeting, held on 6th June at the RBL Hall Herriard at 7.30pm, was the last evening meeting as members have decided they would prefer to meet in the afternoon. So from September we will meet at 2.30pm. ...

18 June, 2019

Garden Notes

Garden Club The Villager

I have just been to Sissinghurst where the smell in the rose garden was amazing. We tend to put the looks and colour of our plants first, but smell adds another dimension. The calming smell of lavender, the sweet smell of syringa, reminding you of orange blossom and weddings and the smell of new mown grass. All these add so much to the enjoyment of your garden. ...

18 June, 2019

Concert at Alton Abbey – July 26th 2019

Events The Villager

On Friday 26th July, In Accord Singers will be entertaining the Friends of Alton Abbey in order to support the ongoing fundraising programme. This is a first visit for the choir to this special venue, and possibly the first time the Abbey has hosted a ladies A Cappella group! Based in Guildford, In Accord was formed in 2004 and has around 15 performing singers. They sing a mixture of songs spanning the decades, with most of the musical arrangements being done ‘in-house’. ...

18 June, 2019

Bentworth Fete 6th July 2019

Events Fete The Villager

Planning is well under way for this year’s fete and things are going well! However we are still looking for volunteers to run the obstacle course. If you are able to help with this please can you call me on 561227, otherwise we will need to forgo this activity which is enjoyed by many children. We also need help to set up during the evening of Friday 6th July. If you are able to spare some time we will be on the school field from 6pm and it would be great to see you. Likewise after the fete, if you are able to assist in the clear up we would be very grateful. ...

18 June, 2019

Woody Allen(ish)

Events The Villager

An evening with Woody Allen(ish) – Wednesday 10th July 8pm. Simon Schatzberger plays Woody Allen performing his legendary ’60s stand-up routines. A must-see show for fans of Woody and classic American comedy! ...