Archive for 2018

15 October, 2018

Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks 2018/19

Events The Villager

We are arranging another really good season of Saturday evening events again this winter with something offered on most Saturday early evenings. Most events will be free of charge, unless stated otherwise and you do not need to be a member at Lasham to attend. Non-members are also most welcome. Some dates and talks might change and some are not yet fully arranged but listed below is the current situation. Updated lists will be issued as the season progresses. ...

15 October, 2018

Hampshire Federation of W.I.

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Meeting 4th October 2018 Our talk this month, entitled ‘Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking’ was given by newly published author Helen Matthews. ...

15 October, 2018

Garden Notes

Garden Club The Villager

Now is a good time to assess your borders and decide what to move and what needs dividing. It has been an odd year. I have had dahlias that did not flower till September and tall pink cosmos that took to the middle of September to flower though the white flowered much earlier. ...

15 October, 2018

Farm Notes

The Villager

One of the subjects that I received quite a lot of feedback about was the reference to rainfall in the July issue so here is the latest update. I mentioned previously that the annual rainfall in Bentworth averages about 975 mm and the current figure to 30th September is 877 mm so not a lot lower and far above a Jan to Dec year of only 729 mm in 2011. The ...

15 October, 2018

Bentworth Film Night – Tuesday 13th November

Events The Villager

Bentworth Film Night will be screening ‘Journey’s End’ on Tuesday 13th Novemberat the Jubilee Hall, Bentworth. Doors open at 7pm for drinks, with film showing at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 on the door. Ice Creams in the Interval This is a social event open to all local villagers, please feel free to bring friends along too. ...

28 September, 2018

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting – 2nd October 2018

Meetings Parish Council

There will be a meeting of Bentworth Parish Council at 7:30pm on Tuesday 2nd October 2018 in the Jubilee (School) Hall, Bentworth. The agenda is available to download. ...

28 September, 2018

Bentworth Garden Club

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On Tuesday, 21st August, Bentworth Garden Club members met at Bentworth Hall and enjoyed strolling around Stella’s beautiful garden on the most perfect summer’s evening. Marcus Dancer then introduced us to his ‘New and Exciting Plants,’ many of which he had for sale on the night. ...

27 September, 2018

The 16th Alton Abbey Annual Lecture


This year’s Alton Abbey lecture will be held on Friday 12th October 2018 at 7pm and will commemorate the end of WW1. It will be given by Dom Andrew OSB and Mrs Lynne Rapson, in the Abbey Church, and will be full of interesting information, and many pictures. ...