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30 April, 2017

Ascension Day Concert

Church Events The Villager

The Maria Magdalena Chamber Choir from Stockholm, in Alton Abbey church on Thursday May 25th They will perform Northern music from Sweden, and their neighbouring Countries. ...

30 April, 2017

Grassi & Jones Cookery Masterclasses

Events The Villager

LAUNCHING OUR SPRING/SUMMER MASTERCLASS DATES Come and join in a relaxed and informative Cookery Masterclass in the heart of the Hampshire countryside with Catherine Grassi and Debbie Spencer-Jones. ...

30 April, 2017

Bentworth Literary Festival – 17th June 2017

Events The Villager

A Fund Raising Event by St Mary’s Bentworth PCC Reg Charity No 249276. To be held in Bentworth Jubilee Hall GU34 5RE. Morning Session:- 10.00 am – 12.45 pm ...

26 March, 2017

Generation Game – Bentworth School

Schools

The children, staff and governors of St. Mary’s School, Bentworth  would like to warmly invite any member of the community to come along to the Jubilee Hall at 1.15pm on Friday 31st March. Please come and enjoy a cuppa, enjoy some of the activities, and meet the children and staff. The children want to be involved in the community, so please make an effort to come and meet them. ...

26 March, 2017

Charity Talk – Georgina Hermitage MBE

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A talk by local sporting heroine Georgina Hermitage MBE, Rio Paralympics 2016 Double Gold and Silver medal winner. Saturday 1st April 2017 6-7:30pm, Beech Village Hall, GU34 4AD ...

20 March, 2017

PCC Meeting

Church The Villager

Please do remember the Annual Meeting Of Parishioners when your Churchwardens are elected – voting is open to all those on the Electoral Roll of the Civil Parish. ...

20 March, 2017

Hampshire Federation of Women’s Institutes

The Villager

At the March meeting we were given an interesting insight into Stone-age food and cooking. 10,000 years ago there were more waterways, caused by glacier melt and more fish were available. ...

20 March, 2017

Alton Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS)

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Meetings take place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. 11th April: Dr Sarah Pearson Francesco di Giorgio Martini. Hidden Genius of the Italian To be held in the Forum, Alton College Renaissance. ...

20 March, 2017

Bentworth Cricket Club

Cricket Club The Villager

Bentworth Cricket Club is looking for new members for the 2017 season. We play in Hampshire Cricket League regional division north on Saturday afternoons during the Summer – a competitive but not too exacting standard played in a fair and friendly manner. ...

20 March, 2017

Garden Notes

Garden Club The Villager

At last we can start the annual battle against the weeds. In medieval times there was a fighting season and this is it. If you have dug a new area for a border or just dug round things in an existing one it is worth letting the weed seeds, that you have brought to the surface, germinate. You will also be able to treat those deep rooted weeds like dock and thistle. Using Roundup will get rid of them, though there must be enough leaf area to absorb the poison. I miss the plastic bags from the supermarket, they were ideal for covering all the plants in the border that you need to protect from the weed killer spray. I have found that this is the ideal time to start the battle against bindweed. You can see it now and it has not had time to twine round everything. Yes, you will have to spray it again but it will be easier to deal with having less top growth to unwind. ...

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