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21 February, 2020

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. ...

16 February, 2020

Bentworth Film Night – Tuesday 10th March

Events Film Club

We are pleased to announce that our next film, Official Secrets, will be shown on Tuesday 10th March. Official Secrets tells the true story of a British whistleblower, Katherine Gun, who leaked information to the press about an illegal spy operation, the purpose of which was to push the UN into supporting the 2003 invasion of Iraq. At great personal and professional risk, journalist Martin Bright published the leaked document in The Observer newspaper in London and the story made headlines around the world. ...

05 February, 2020

Broadlands RDA Charity Talk – An Evening With Rachel Forbes, 17th March 2020


Army veteran, former helicopter pilot, mum of 3 young boys… Oh, and she competes in tough endurance races! How does she find the time? Rachel will tell us why she believes it is so important to “find time” to do the things that really matter in life. ...

24 January, 2020

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2019

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The Bentworth contribution to the Appeal was £1407.11.This was raised by door to door collections, the School, the Sun Inn, the Remembrance Day service collection and will be augmented by Gift Aid. ...

24 January, 2020

Garden Notes

Garden Club The Villager

I have at last got out to do some tidying. In the shrub borders there are clumps of euphorbias. I love the big characias ones with blue green foliage and acid yellow flowers in spring. They make a good evergreen for your borders. You do have to cut the dead flower heads off later in the year. Here it gets awkward because the sap is nasty. ...

24 January, 2020

Bentworth Care Group

Care Group The Villager

Members on duty for medical appointments in February are: Judi Procter 563858; Gillian Baird 560243; Jill Hurley 562126 The next meeting will be Monday 3rd February at 10.30am at Walnut Tree Barn. ...

24 January, 2020

Farm Diary

The Villager

My articles begin with the rainfall figures which some find boring but others find of interest – especially those who are keen gardeners. Apologies to those who don’t want to know – but the total rainfall for 2019 we recorded was 1435 mm (58ins) but the more normal figure is around 1000 mm or 40 ins – it certainly has been wet. ...

24 January, 2020

Messy Church

Church Events The Villager

Come to a Messy Church Wedding! Saturday 1st February, 4:00pm-5:45pm Crafts, fun music and tea! Valentine’s special – come dressed for a wedding! ...

14 December, 2019

St Mary’s School, Bentworth – After-School Club Assistant Vacancy

The Villager

St. Mary’s is a small rural school located in the beautiful village of Bentworth, only 5 miles from Alton and in easy commuting distance. We have a strong Christian ethos and special family atmosphere that infiltrates into all that we do in our school. Relationships between staff, pupils, governors and parents at the school are excellent. ...

14 December, 2019

Epiphany Concert at Alton Abbey

Events The Villager

To be held in Alton Abbey Church Friday January 10th 7.30pm. Winchester Consort was established to enable singers to work with guest musical directors and composers in performing both contemporary works and established choral repertoire. The choir of invited, experienced, choral singers also aims to raise charitable funds and to provide opportunities for young and aspiring musicians. ...