This 1½ acre garden has a wealth of surprises, but with continuity. Using a limited palette of plants, with repetition of blue and silver, it flows from one secluded space to another. Designed with a gentle variation of levels and using many trees, contrasting foliage and flowers, one can become delightfully lost.
The Arts Society Lymington are holding a Summer Party to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
Everyone welcome! Tickets £12 each or £40 for 4 people to include a hog roast, and a drink.
Vegetarian options available. Short quiz, art display, grand raffle and live music.
Designed by Gertrude Jekyll, Durmast has contrasting hot and cool colour borders, formal rose garden edged with lavender and a long herbaceous border. Many old trees, Victorian rockery and orchard with beautiful spring bulbs. Rare azaleas; Fama, Princeps and Gloria Mundi from Ghent.
Come to Beaulieu in your Land Rover on Sunday 24th June and become part of ’Simply Land Rover’ – a gathering of Land Rovers of all shapes and sizes. All models are welcome and visitors will have the choice to vote for their favourite in the People’s Choice Award – the winner will receive a Beaulieu trophy!
MUSK welcomes New Members beginners improver’s or old hands come along and enjoy a great evening of fun ukulele playing.
We have a song book with over 90 songs that is Free and if you are a complete beginner call us as we give Free lessons.
Join us for these relaxed, but fun, family Sunday story sessions. Bearface Theatre invite you to join them for family fun and games. They will take you on an imaginary journey, take part as little or as much as you want.
BARTON COURT STUDIOS’ PERFORMANCE ACADEMY PRESENTS:
‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC MEETS SISTER ACT’
Following the previous success of our last show ‘Musical Madness’, The performance academy is pleased to bring you their adaptation of two classic musicals tied together by a fantastic show of laughs, cheers and sing alongs for
New Milton Memorial Centre
FREE BASS LESSONS SOUTHAMPTON
Thinking of learning to play the bass? Get taught or improve your skills with bass lessons in Southampton, whether you want to start or if you want to take your playing to the next level.
Nearly New Sales from 3years +
£1 Entry for Adults, Children are Free
As our followers families grow we have often been asked to do markets that cater for school aged children.
Families will be able to buy and sell great quality nearly new items for children 3 years +.
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find! Please contact the organiser or visit the website for more information.
Totton Health & Leisure, Water Lane, Totton, Southampton
Mix, meet and mingle with like-minded business men and women from the local area. Tracie Sharp, our Director of Sales, will be hosting these monthly events. They will take place on the last Friday of every month, excluding August & December.
Are you looking for a venue for your Christmas party? Then look no further!
Grand Harbour Hotel welcomes you to our beautiful Mayflower Suite for a sampling of Christmas. Come and meet the team, view the venue and sample some tasters from the delicious Christmas menu.
Friday night headline slot from TORCODA FRAY at Heartbreakers Bar / Venue on 22nd June.
Come on down and get your fill of the best local guitar bands.
Tickets only a fiver in advance!
Torcoda Fray: 9.15 - 10pm
Pot Kettle Black: 8.15 - 9pm
Dark Tourism: 7.35 - 8.05
Banging midweek live music showcase, presenting the best local talent on the Heartbreakers stage!
Tickets only a fiver in advance!
Industrial Love: 10.30 - close
Lonely Dakota: 9.40 - 10.10
James Needs Music: 8.50 - 9.20
Persona: 8pm - 8.30
Formed in Tokyo in the 90s, Electric Eel Shock left their native Japan at the end of the millenium to see what they could make of America and the rest of the world.
Electric Eel Shock are a glorious celebration of Classic Rock, Punk and Metal.
A unique monthly Antiques & Decorative Arts market held on the 2nd Saturday of every month March to December with 26 stalls offering Antiques, Collectables, Vintage and Retro items including clothing and Vinyl records as well as some artists/makers.
1 acre organic wildlife garden surrounds an C18 cottage (not open) in an AONB. Nectar rich borders with wild flowers, ornamental grasses, cottage garden plants, herbs, shrubs and roses, plus mature trees, young crabs and limes. Mown paths and informal lawns.
Visit Foxbury and experience the incredible ’churr’ of the nightjar at dusk. Our rangers will be leading a walk to catch a glimpse of recently established breeding pairs of this highly camouflaged bird at their most active and vocal time of day. Booking Essential. Phone: 01794 344020.
Foxbury, Blackhill Road, East Wellow, Burgate Manor, Romsey
The Rockstone Gin Festival - Free Entry Festival
Last year we decided to debut a new festival into our annual festival calendar, and the first Rockstone Gin Festival did not disappoint.
Well, it’s that time of the year again!
Race for Life Pretty Muddy® is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends and raise valuable Funds for BEATING CANCER.
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities.
This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Gillian Mountford creates works in vibrant blues and bright whites that are combined using traditional Agateware techniques that mimic the layers of Agate rocks. The results are beautiful and unique earthenware ceramics that have both a decorative and functional use in the home. Normal admission prices apply.
Newtown Nature Reserve, Town Lane, Newtown, Isle of Wight.
Today, Thu 21 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun
Join our guided tour to discover how the history of the Old Town Hall owes much to Ferguson’s Gang. This group of pioneering women was instrumental in raising awareness of the need to protect and preserve valuable places, such as the Old Town Hall, but they did it in an eccentric way.
Sat 7 July 10am-4pm
Celebrate National Meadows Day with our family activities and short walk to find out what makes the flower rich meadows at Newtown so special. Discover how we are looking after them and learn how to identify some of the flowers and insects that live here.
Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point, Town Lane, Newtown
Taking place from 9am-11am, we are holding table top sales in the school hall at the Bradbury Centre to raise funds anad awareness of the Rose Road Association.
We are asking for a £5 donation per table (tables to be provided) and are offering free entry to the public.
Enchanting 150 yr-old cottage, home of two Royal Academy artists. 32ft x 12½ft garden on 3 patio levels. Pencil gate leads to colourful scented Victorian walled garden. Sculptures and paintings hide among the flowers and shrubs.
The Grange Choral Society are performing a concert of Brazilian and French Choral Music directed by Marcio da Silva. Organ: Christopher Dowie.
Requiem - Pe.J.M. Nunes Garcia, Gloria - Poulenc, Ave Maria - Villa Lobos, Ave Maria-Marcio da Silva, 3 Chansons - Debussy.
What do archaeologists do? How do we know and find out about the past? Human origins, ancient technology, maritime archaeology, bodies and burials...
Free drop-in event with lots of activities and demonstrations to see!
(This is part of the Festival of British Archaeology Fringe 2018.)
Open early especially for the race, our tea-room will be serving a hearty breakfast for you to tuck into as you watch the yachts round the Needles Rocks. Or just come and enjoy the spectacular view from the tip of the Needles Headland.
Needles Old Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight
“This novel is dedicated to the dead and missing girls. According to UNICEF, every ten minutes an adolescent girl dies a violent death.”
I am delighted to announce that Abigail Tarttelin will be visiting October Books on Wednesday 20th June as part of Feminist Book Fortnight!
Join John House to make some very realistic-looking fossils using natural materials. This is a great event for anyone, young and old, interested in fossils. John has been published in the Who’s Who in Visual Art, and has exhibited in London. No need to book.
Join Sally for a fun and very popular activity for children and adults alike. Make a lovely picture by peeling section of paper away and then pouring colourful sand on the sticky surface revealed. Very easy to do, and very relaxing.
Come along and join this friendly and informal group of writers. Writers of all abilities and interests are welcome, from complete beginners to novelist and poets, and article writers to script writers. Come and share your knowledge, experience and ideas, and receive helpful feedback.
Taking an experimental approach to create a sketchbook, recording the varied landscape of the head with multimedia materials such as charcoal, graphite, ink and wax to develop composition and a selective eye. Bring the sketchbook, packed lunch and a portable stool. All other materials provided.
Using paints of your choice -oil, watercolour, and/or oil/chalk pastels to develop a response to the colours of the landscape. Some materials provided. Please bring a sketchbook, paints and brushes of your choice, a portable stool and a packed lunch. Suitable for all levels of ability.