Visit Hazeley Heath at dusk to hear and see the mysterious nightjar. This nocturnal summer visitor inspired a host of peculiar stories and strange country names like "fern owl" or "goatsucker", or the eerie "corpse-fowl".
In reality, these birds are pretty odd as well!
A romantic adventure awaits as you wander by the meandering streams surrounding this Domesday Book listed mill! Explore many magical areas, such as the rust garden, the pill box grotto and the ornamental courtyard, or just escape into wild meadows.
Winchfield Festival is a wonderful festival of music which takes place over 8 nights in June this year. We have outstanding musicians playing a range of classical and modern music so there really is something for everyone.
Date - Sherfield on Loddon Village Fete 9th June Time - 12.30pm – 5pm Location - Sherfield on Loddon Village Green – Wild West Theme Cost – Free entry and parking. Donations welcome
Join us in a wonderful family day out. www.sherfieldfete.org.
½ acre garden evolved over 25 yrs, many ideas for smaller gardens. Shady, herbaceous and hot borders, wildlife pond with many hosta varieties, vegetable plots plus a wild area, and views towards River Whitewater.
Large garden of 66 acres with extensive woodlands and fine vista being restored with new planting. Fine avenues of wellingtonias; rhododendrons and azaleas, Italian garden, lakes, large water and rock garden, dry stone walls originally designed with assistance of Gertrude Jekyll.
2 acre garden in many parts. Lawn meandering through woodland with drifts of spring bulbs. Rose pergola with steps, pots with spring bulbs and later aeoniums. Fritillary and cowslip meadow. Walled herb garden with pool and exuberant planting. Orchard incl white garden and hot border. Greenhouse and vegetable garden.
The Half term holiday is nearly here and we have a lots of days of fun starting on:
SUNDAY 27th May 10-4pm with our first Open Day of the holiday.
Open Days continue after Sunday 27th on:
Wednesday 30th May
Thursday 31st May
Friday 1st June
Saturday 2nd June
All open days are 10-4pm.
Farmer 4 a Day
Does your child enjoy being at the farm?
Aimed at all children from ages 5-14
Hands on with all the animals
Feed, groom and clean out pens
Well supervised and fun
Gift certificates available
They love it!!
11-3pm | £50 per child.
The line up for the Acoustic Cafe at The Rose & Crown, Sandhurst on Monday 28th May will feature Anne-marie Gilliet, David Molyneux, 2 Tanium, Paul Player and Anthony Bennett starting at 7.30pm admission is free
This year Swallowfield is offering nine gardens to visit. A number are in the village itself, others are nearby, so there is a mix of walking to some, with those in different directions needing a car or bicycle to reach them comfortably.
Sunday afternoon jazz with the fantastic Mike Miller Trio and lovely food and drink.
The trio features the beautiful jazz guitar playing of Mike Miller, accompanied by Lawrie Wright double bass and Nick Monnas drums. Together they create a great atmosphere. Not to be missed!
Come along to Beech Hill at 7.30 pm on Saturday 9th June to be delighted by a variety of much-loved songs about flowers and the countryside. "You can "tiptoe through the tulips" but "don’t sit under the apple tree" in our "English country garden"!
St Mary the Virgin, Beech Hill Road, Beech Hill, Reading , Berkshire
With top national restaurants and great family entertainment, Westgate Leisure is the place to go in Aldershot this half term. Frankie and Benny’s has 40% off mains with a voucher that entitles families to best-sellers including burgers, ribs and pasta.
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy.
Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.
Join us for our monthly Craft Fayre in Aldershot town centre from 9am to 4pm.
Supported by Bids and Pieces Haberdashery.
Browse the stalls in Union Street that will offering a variety of crafts and homemade gifts.
Enjoy a day of Victorian family fun as Aldershot celebrates Victoria Day.
• Grand parade through the town at 11am.
• Live music and dance at the Princes Gardens bandstand all day - The Dolomites, Band on the Rum, Albany Dance Academy, Sing Squad, Jack Mason.
Come along for a fun evening of entertainment and music ranging from male voice classics to show tunes and popular songs. For this concert, we are delighted to be joined by our guests, the Farnborough Hill School Choir.
You will certainly receive a warm welcome as nine Froyle Gardens open their gates again this year, enabling visitors to enjoy a wide variety of gardens. We have three new gardens (one in Upper Froyle) which has recently undergone a great deal of development and will be looking splendid.
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers.
Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
Shoppers at The Square Camberley will soon be able to challenge their friends to a game of ping pong while they’re shopping at their favourite stores.
Ping Pong Parlour is open for business, and anyone is welcome to drop in and play on one of the tables available.
As part of the Farnham Flash Festival this is a centenary tribute concert to Leonard Bernstein featuring some of his remarkable music performed by accomplished soprano Mehreen Shah, together with songs written by his contemporaries.
NCT NEARLY NEW TABLE TOP SALE
When? Saturday 2nd June
Where? Camberley Theatre
Cost of selling: £10
Parent child ticket: £1.50
Tickets can be purchased in advance at tinyurl.com/2018NNS or on the door.
From the peaceful pleasures of Ratty’s beloved river bank to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, join Mole and Ratty on their marvellous adventures, along with gruff old Badger and magnificent Mr.Toad.
Farnham Community Farm (previously know as Farnham Local Food) is a non-profit organisation growing food locally to organic principles. Join them for their second Sustainability Farye this year.
Join them and other local organisations for a plant sale, refreshments, crafts and activities.
Running 1 June to 9 September, witness how much the landscape at The Vyne changes as the seasons come and go and submit your own snaps in a photography competition by 13 August. Photographers of all abilities can get ready to take their best landscape shots in our competition.
Find out the conservation challenges involved when changing the layout of a historic house. Working with centuries-old objects, the team must meticulously plan each stage of the installation of the new layout in the house in order to safely rearrange the collection for visitors to enjoy.
Get the family together, get sponsored, and get ready to make some messy memories when you tackle Messathon, the NSPCC’s fun, family obstacle course. You and your little messathletes will splatter through mud, swoosh along the water slide and scramble over hay bales. And it’s all for a good cause.
The Playmakers present Life and Beth by Alan Ayckbourn, a comedy play in two acts.
Beth is facing her first Christmas since husband Gordon passed away. Sister-in-law, Connie, Beth’s son, Martin, and his girlfriend, Ella, are determined she will have a stress-free time.
The Cheese and Chilli Festival is the only show in the UK which celebrates both Cheese and Chilli within a festival setting. The event is organised by 33rd Management Ltd who created the first event in 2014. The events are aimed towards the family audience as there is simply something for everyone.
The brilliant jazz guitarist Mike Miller and his trio, will be creating a great atmosphere this Sunday afternoon.
A friendly welcome awaits you in our beautiful tea rooms with over 30 varieties of tea.
This exciting new collaboration sees Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra join radio broadcaster Rory McAllister to perform a programme of popular film music as the fifth concert in Rory’s ’Cinema in Symphony’ series (www.facebook.com/CinemaInSymphony).
Spring and summer is the ideal time to see the azaleas, rhododendrons and heathers that surround the house. Bulbs, primroses and winter hellebores give ground cover beneath the shrubs. Climbers and a variety of plants continue a theme to make way for summer flowering.
My Inlaws Are Outlaws - comedy play written by Devon Williamson
Annie discovers that her in laws are outlaws.... and her mother in law has hired a mad group of assassins to kill her !!!
How will Annie , a mild mannered librarian, outwit the best of the Italian, Russian and Irish contract killers.
Birdworld will be supporting Love Your Zoo Week from Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June . This is a national initiative run by BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums) to raise awareness of the fantastic Zoos within our country.