Through the moongate and concealed from view are billowing borders contrasting against a seaside scene, with painted beach huts and a boat on the gravel. Herbaceous borders fill the garden with colour wrapping around a pond and small stream. Greenhouses with cacti and sarracenias. Vegetable patch and bantam chickens.
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.
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.
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
Whiteparish All Saints’ Church & School will be holding their annual village fete on Saturday, 23rd June. This traditional Village fete will be themed around the 250th Anniversary of ’The Circus’ as an entertainment idea.
Whiteparish Memorial Ground, Common Road, Whiteparish.
Beautiful and historic garden laid out in C17 by John Tradescant and enlarged in C20, featuring several gardens surrounded by walls and yew hedges: blue and white garden, cottage style and mount gardens, water and wild garden. Many interesting plants, with fine trees and avenues.
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
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.
Join Neil Lucas for a walk around his acclaimed garden at Knoll as he explains his ethos and some of the concepts and techniques that have gone into the creation of this naturalistic, wildlife-friendly garden.
Meet up with representatives of Dorset’s largest conservation charity on this special day and discover how Knoll’s naturalistic gardening ethos continues to create a garden that welcomes wildlife as well as providing year-round beauty.
Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club.
Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age, the club encourages interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers.
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.
Monday 25th June; The Bluebird Jazz band at the Bournemouth Bluebird Jazz Club, starting at 7:30 PM. The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins garden centre) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car parking and affordable drinks. £10 admission, £12 for visitors.
Come to Kingfisher Barn and pick up a pond ID sheet and tray, then go for a dip. Take a look at the amazing creatures to be found in the wildlife pond, or why not check out the river! Lots of fun for all ages. Children must be supervised. No need to book.
Get into nature in 2018 and live a healthier life! These weekly walks will help you get active in nature. No need to book. For more information on health benefits call LiveWell Dorset on 0800 840 1628 and ask about Natural Choices.
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.
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
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.
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.
Thinking about buying an electric car and want to know more?
Fed up with poor air quality?
Or just curious about how this technology works?
Come along to Drive Electric to find out more.
Come and talk to people who actually own and drive one.
Open Air Theatre
Shakespeare’s ’Much Ado About Nothing’
Come along with your own seating and picnic and enjoy what promises to be a fun and very enjoyable (if the last couple of years are anything to go by!) evening of entertainment outside on the school lawn (or indoors if necessary).
As part of our ongoing links with the First World War Centenary, we will be performing The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins again. As before, this will include the incredibly moving Armed Man Film to accompany the live music.
Find out how the National Trust redecorated, furnished and opened Mompesson to visitors in 1977 in our exhibition upstairs. In 1975 the National Trust inherited an empty house following the death of the last resident Denis Martineau.