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4 Jul - 2 Oct

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - 'Fortuny'
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
An exhibition of an original Fortuny Delphos dress and Jacket and pieces that are still being made by Fortuny
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

16 Jul - 10 Sep

Whitchurch Library

Summer Reading Challenge - Circus Stars
When: Library hours
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
The Challenge is free and is aimed at children aged 4-11 years. However we want any child who comes into the library and wants to take part to be able to do so. 3 and 4 year olds can share books with their parents
Children are asked to read 6 library books over the summer to get a medal, with stickers to collect along the way. Children can read their books alone or share them with parents, with parents reading it to them. Spoken word tapes/CDs count, but not DVDs
Children will be able to sign up from July 16 and the challenge of reading 6 library books must be completed by the end of the Summer Holidays
More information from 893724

30 Aug - 2 Sep

Multisport Holiday
When: 9am - 4pm daily
Where: Testbourne Community School
This is for 5 - 12 year olds and introduces new sports and skills to children as well as covering their favourites - The sort of activities included are cricket, tennis, basketball, rounders, dodgeball, Tag Rugby handball and olympic games
All equipment is supplied but you can bring your own if you prefer - but please make sure it is clearly marked
Please bring along waterproofs, a packed lunch and plenty to drink (plastic bottles only) as children will have regular drink/rest periods and don't forget sun protection - please bring sun hats/caps
Cost 18 per day or 65 for the week. Visit the website to book
More information from Matt Lewis on 0845 658 9800
Website: www.planetsport.co.uk/course.php?id=9546
On the last day of each course there will be a presentation of awards and certificates when parents/guardians are most welcome to attend - just ask the Head Coach for more details

31 Aug

Streetz

Graffiti Art Workshop
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/streetz.htm

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2 Sep

Streetz

Open Access Club - 15 - 17 year olds
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Tesbourne Youth Suite
Activities for 15 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/streetz.htm

Streetz

Open Access Club - 11 - 14 year olds
When: 7.30 - 10pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 14 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/streetz.htm

3 Sep

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Silk Mill Volunteer Day
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Help maintain Whitchurch's unique 19th Century Silk Mill
You can garden, decorate, clean machinery, or help with other minor tasks
Many hands make light work so, why not join in?
More information from Marion Brinton 896382
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Coffee morning
When: 10.30am - 12noon
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Support Whitchurch's unique working 19th Century Silk Mill
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

FA Cup - Preliminary Round v Brading Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following 'Church's thrilling 3 - 2 victory over Bemerton - Come and support the club In the FA Cup
Brading are in the Wessex Premier Division - and were beaten by Bemerton this season!
Adults 5, Children & Concessions 2.50
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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6 Sep

Safer Neighbourhoods Team

Whitchurch Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PCSO Wendy Eaglestone will be available to discuss any local police issues
This offers you an opportunity to come and speak to your Safer Neighbourhoods Team about any matter, be it big or small. It is a partnership of working together with the local community to offer help and reassurance

Whitchurch History Society

A History of Punch & Judy
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Alix Booth
Admission is free for members - 2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Winchester City - Wessex League Cup
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following 'Church's thrilling 3 - 2 FA Cup victory over Bemerton - Come and support the club
Adults 4, OAP 3, Children Free
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

10 Sep

Kingfisher Day Centre

Mega Jumble Sale
When: 12 noon
Where: The Day Centre in the grounds of Testbourne School
Fund raising event in aid of our new premises in Laverstoke
Entrance 50p inc tea/coffee/squash & biscuit.
Cake stall, books, bric-a-brac and amazing good jumble
Bring your carrier bags - offers available
More information from Julia Cobb on 01256 893333
Website: www.kingfisherdaycentre.org

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team (away) v Stockbridge
When: 3pm
Where: Stockbridge Recreation Ground, High Street, Stockbridge
Following 'Church's thrilling 3 - 2 FA Cup victory over Bemerton - Come and support the club
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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17 Sep

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Autumn Tournament
When: 1.30pm
Where: Testbourne School Courts
Followed by a skittles evening
More information from Wendy Helsby (Secretary) on 01256 892036 or Julie Wild (Membership Secretary) on 07768 050097
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/Tennis_Club_NL_11.pdf

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team (away) v Tadley Calleva
When: 3pm
Where: Barlows Park, Silchester Road, Tadley RG26 3PX
Following 'Church's thrilling 3 - 2 FA Cup victory over Bemerton - Come and support the club
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Texas Tornados
When: 7.30pm Doors Open 7.00pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar - Bring your own food & drink
Tickets 7
More information from Margaret on 892008

18 Sep

Keith Bell

Acoustic Song Session
When: 12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Sports & Social Club
Acoustic Song & Music with local musicians
Come along & join in, whether you are a musician, singer or
just want to come along & listen, all welcome, free entry!
PS Mo does a fantastic 2 course roast lunch for a fiver - pre-booking essential

Bere Mill

Open garden
When: 1.30 - 5.30pm
Where: Bere Mill
The garden is a fascinating Japanese scroll type garden and runs between the Test and carrier streams around the old Mill build in 1712. It comprises herbaceous and Mediterranean beds, a walled garden, a Wisteria garden, a lake and a Japanese tea-house
Extensively planted with bulbs, especially irises, modern sculpture, unfenced and unguarded access to river and streams
Admission is 5 for adults and free for children. Plants for sale from local nurseries
Proceeds to National Gardens Scheme and The Smile Train
More information from Rupert & Elizabeth Nabarro 01256 892210
Website: www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/gardenfinder/garden.aspx?id=19432

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19 - 21 Sep

sTOMp

70 Mile Fund Raising Walk
Where: Wayfarer's Walk in Hampshire
Simon Dutton is aiming to raise 500 to thank North Hants Hospital Neonatal unit and the Southampton Paediatric Intensive Care Unit by covering the 70-mile Wayfarer's Walk in Hampshire in 3 days
Simon aims to walk about 20-25 miles each day to raise money in appreciation of the fantastic care his day-old son Tom received at the two units during the first week of his life
Any monies raised will be split equally between these two fantastic causes...so please dig deep and donate at the website below - if you're a tax payer, then that nice Mr Osbourne will add 25% of whatever you give, courtesy of Gift Aid!
Website: www.justgiving.com/stomp

19 Sep

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Silk Mill Volunteer Day
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Help maintain Whitchurch's unique 19th Century Silk Mill
You can garden, decorate, clean machinery, or help with other minor tasks
Many hands make light work so, why not join in?
More information from Sheila Kelland 893101
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

1 Oct

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Silk Mill Volunteer Day
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Help maintain Whitchurch's unique 19th Century Silk Mill
You can garden, decorate, clean machinery, or help with other minor tasks
Many hands make light work so, why not join in?
More information from Marion Brinton 896382
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

3 Oct - 5 Nov

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - 'Serenissima'
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Hand woven silks inspired by Venice - by students at Basingstoke College of Technology fashion students
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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4 Oct

Safer Neighbourhoods Team

Whitchurch Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PCSO Wendy Eaglestone will be available to discuss any local police issues
This offers you an opportunity to come and speak to your Safer Neighbourhoods Team about any matter, be it big or small. It is a partnership of working together with the local community to offer help and reassurance

Whitchurch History Society

Whitchurch in 1941
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Gerald Gregory
Admission is free for members - 2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

12 Oct - 16 Nov

Black Arrows (Archery Club)

Beginners' archery training course
When: 7 - 8.30pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Six week training sessions of aprox. 1 hours each Wednesday
All equipment provided
A course for all the family, male or female 10 to 65+ years of age, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
The cost is 50 for the 6 week course
More information from Peter Turner on 01256 893638
Website: blackarrows.org.uk

15 Oct

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Trailers
When: 7.30pm Doors Open 7.00pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from Margaret on 892008

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17 Oct

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Silk Mill Volunteer Day
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Help maintain Whitchurch's unique 19th Century Silk Mill
You can garden, decorate, clean machinery, or help with other minor tasks
Many hands make light work so, why not join in?
More information from Sheila Kelland 893101
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

29 Oct

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Silk Mill Volunteer Day
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Help maintain Whitchurch's unique 19th Century Silk Mill
You can garden, decorate, clean machinery, or help with other minor tasks
Many hands make light work so, why not join in?
More information from Marion Brinton 896382
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Bonfire & Fireworks
When: 5.30pm
Where: Details to follow
Bonfire, Fireworks, Fancy Dress Competition, Hot Food & Drink
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/fireworks_and_halloween_night_2011_.html

1 Nov

Safer Neighbourhoods Team

Whitchurch Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PCSO Wendy Eaglestone will be available to discuss any local police issues
This offers you an opportunity to come and speak to your Safer Neighbourhoods Team about any matter, be it big or small. It is a partnership of working together with the local community to offer help and reassurance

Whitchurch History Society

Whitchurch and Overton - their Comparative Histories - Part 2
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Martin Smith (Part 1 was in 2010)
Admission is free for members - 2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

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7 Nov - 28 Jan 2012

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - 'A Woven Journey'
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Exquisite Contemporary British tapestries by Louise Martin a member of the British Tapestry Group
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

12 Nov

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Annual Dinner
More information from Wendy Helsby (Secretary) on 01256 892036 or Julie Wild (Membership Secretary) on 07768 050097
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/Tennis_Club_NL_11.pdf

17 Nov

Whitchurch WI

Cake Icing
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Jeanette Chappell of Festive Cakes will demonstrate
Festive Cakes has now been running over 10 years, supplying wedding cakes from Traditional to Contemporary Wedding Cakes
Festive Cakes prides itself on giving clients a personal service and building a good client rapport to produce a stunning cake for your memorable day.
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

19 Nov

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - American Spirit
When: 7.30pm Doors Open 7.00pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar - Bring your own food & drink
Tickets 7
More information from Margaret on 892008

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26 Nov

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Silk Mill Volunteer Day
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Help maintain Whitchurch's unique 19th Century Silk Mill
You can garden, decorate, clean machinery, or help with other minor tasks
Many hands make light work so, why not join in?
More information from Marion Brinton 896382
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

Testbourne Parents, Teachers & Friends Association

Craft & Gift Fair
Where: Testbourne Community School
Various stalls selling a variety of goods including gifts and handcrafted items
Refreshments available throughout the day.
More information from Hilary Bond 01256 892350

6 Dec

Whitchurch History Society

Coaching Days
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Mervyn Annetts assisted by Richard Oram
Admission is free for members - 2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

10 Dec

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Progressive Dinner
More information from Wendy Helsby (Secretary) on 01256 892036 or Julie Wild (Membership Secretary) on 07768 050097
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/Tennis_Club_NL_11.pdf

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15 Dec

Whitchurch WI

Christmas Party
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Mulled wine, nibbles and fun
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

17 Dec

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Muscles & Curves
When: 7.30pm Doors Open 7.00pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from Margaret on 892008

20 Dec

Safer Neighbourhoods Team

Whitchurch Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PCSO Wendy Eaglestone will be available to discuss any local police issues
This offers you an opportunity to come and speak to your Safer Neighbourhoods Team about any matter, be it big or small. It is a partnership of working together with the local community to offer help and reassurance

New Year's Eve

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Livewire
When: Doors Open 7.00pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

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28 - 29 Jan

Working 4 Whitchurch

14th Hampshire Potato Days
When: 10am - 3pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
The largest number of varieties of seed potato available in one place for amateur growers in the world
Plus
talks on growing potatoes, expert advice, catalogue of varieties, children's creche
Unusual seeds and a seed swap
Don't miss it - 2,200 didn't in 2111
Website: www.potatoday.org

25 Feb

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Progressive Dinner
More information from Wendy Helsby (Secretary) on 01256 892036 or Julie Wild (Membership Secretary) on 07768 050097
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/Tennis_Club_NL_11.pdf


 
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