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25 June, 2017

Bentworth Garden Club

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The garden club will meet on July 18 at 7.0. We are going to see three gardens in Bentworth, all near each other. We will visit Maggie Brooks at the White House first, then armed with a drink will also wander round Maxine Wood’s garden at 2 Crookhams Cottages and Brenda Mills at the corner of Drury Lane. Come and see what you can grow on the Bentworth soil. ...

25 June, 2017

Hampshire Federation of Women’s Institutes

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Our meeting on 1st June. After the business we had a talk about Wildlife in the Galapagos Islands by Andrew Watts. He visited many of the islands with a small party of nine and a guide. He had wonderful photographs of the countryside and the wildlife, and told us about the history of the islands and the animals and birds and how they had evolved into completely different species, and each island had unusual birds and animals. ...

25 June, 2017

Julian Meetings

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Our Julian meetings are now held once a month, in Bentworth or Medstead, at 8pm. If you would like to join us you would be very welcome; please contact Gay Howard 565993, or email julian@howard.nildram.co.uk., or myself on 01420 562126. ...

25 June, 2017

Alton Decorative and Fine Arts Society

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The next meeting will be on 12 September when the Lecture will be preceded by the AGM. Following this will be the Cline Kilner Memorial Lecture to be given by Sarah Deere-Jones who will talk on: History of the harp from Mediterranean antiquity to 20th Century. ...

25 June, 2017

Garden Notes – Keep it Going

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I love going to Chelsea but this year it was not the exciting place it usually is. I only really liked one garden, The Silk Road, that the pundits talked down, while as for the best in show!! It was supposed to be a quarry in Malta with native plants. It was the tidiest quarry you have ever seen with all the stones cut to the same size and laid out in rows. ...

29 May, 2017

Annual Parochial Church Council Meeting

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The meeting on 22nd April was attended by 12 members of the Parish, with 5 apologies. The following will be serving the village as Parochial Church Councillors for the coming twelve months: ...

29 May, 2017

Bentworth Garden Club

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The Bentworth Garden Club sale on April 29 was its usual success. We had a superb selection of plants and the free refreshments were much appreciated. Thank you to every one who contributed and supported us on the day. ...

29 May, 2017

Bentworth Fete – Tombola

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Collection Weekend of 17th/18th June It’s that time again… Do you have any good quality new or unused items for an adult’s and a children’s tombola? ...

29 May, 2017

Alton Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS)

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13th June: Dr Sam Moorhead AD 410. The Year that shook Rome To be held at Alton Maltings Centre 7pm for a glass of wine, Lectures start at 8pm. The next meeting will be on 12 September when Sarah Deere-Jones will talk on: History of the harp from Mediterranean antiquity to 20th Century ...

29 May, 2017

Garden Notes – Frost!

Garden Club The Villager

What a shock that late frost was. My hydrangeas leaves are destroyed and I wonder if we will see any flowers this year. Perhaps this is the time to buy more of the ones that flower on new wood as well as old. The Endless Summer range will do this. Hostas are limp and even the really tough bergenias suffered. Otherwise the blossom has been superb. The poor vineyards have lost most of their crop. ...

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