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20 March, 2017

Evening Talks in Aid of Broadlands Riding for the Disabled – 20th April

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Susie Greenwood has organised another talk in aid of Broadlands group Riding for the disabled on Thursday, 20th April, the speaker this time being Olympic gold medal winner George Nash. ...

20 March, 2017

Charity Spring Walk – Thursday 27th April

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Enjoy the glorious East Hampshire countryside and benefit disabled youngsters. Capture the essence of spring with birdsong and wild flowers; the marked circular route takes up to two hours. £15 per person payable on the day. ...

19 February, 2017

Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks

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All talks will take place at Lasham Gliding Society, Lasham Airfield, The Avenue, Lasham, Alton, GU34 5SS. Telephone 01256 384900 Saturday 4th March – A talk by Broadcast professional and futurologist, Richard Salmon on television past, present and future and what your next TV and home entertainment system might look like. ...

19 February, 2017

Hampshire Federation of Womens Institutes

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We met on 2nd February in the B L Hall, which is always warm and cheerful. Our speaker Mr. J. Pitman was a real joy. Some of our older members remembered the machines at the seaside, which portrayed saucy pictures “through the keyhole” and it was quite a relief when he spoke of the Butlers duties and the hierarchy that existed below stairs in the great houses. ...

19 February, 2017

Farm Notes

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My last article started with some details of the ewes grazing the turnip crop in the fields down Tinkers Lane. The 42 ewes will be leaving for their maternity quarters in Medstead later this week where they will spend the days grazing grass but move indoors at night. ...

19 February, 2017

An Evening with Rudyard Kipling

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This will tell the story of Kipling’s life with readings from his poetry and prose. It takes Kipling from his early days as the chronicler of Britain’s Indian Raj, through to his high point as poet of Empire for Edwardian England and as voice of the nation in the First World War. ...

19 February, 2017

Easter Concert – “At the foot of the Cross”

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A Capella Group Vox Lucis Early music and readings for Lent Tallis, Byrd, Victoria, Palestrina, Lotti, & others Alton Abbey, Abbey Rd, Alton GU34 4AP ...

24 January, 2017

Hampshire Federation of WI

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A Land of Brown Bears, Ballads and Blueberries It was a cold winter evening outside on Wednesday January 11th, but a lovely warm Shalden welcome was given to our speaker Diana White and her husband Peter, who incidentally, is a ”WISH” – W.I. Supportive Husband – who very ably assisted with the slideshow whilst Diana gave her fascinating talk on the Lost Lands of Finland. ...

24 January, 2017

Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks

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We are arranging a really good season of Saturday evening events again this winter with something organised every Saturday from the bonfire night party through to the beginning of April. Talks are free of charge and you do not need to be a member at Lasham to attend. Non-members and members of other clubs are also most welcome. ...

24 January, 2017

Alton Decorative and Fine Arts Society

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Meetings take place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. 14th February Andrew Davies The History of Christmas Cards, Valentines and Postcards 14th March Steven Desmond Mirrors and Torrents. Water in Historic Gardens 11th April Dr Sarah Pearson Francesco di Giorgio Martini. Hidden Genius of the Italian Renaissance. To be held in the Forum, Alton College, 7pm for a glass of wine, Lecture starts at 8pm. Niven Baird [Please note that this message is not posted on behalf of Bentworth Parish Council and does not necessarily reflect the Parish Council’s policy] ...

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