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28-Mar 2008

Baptist Church

Family Film Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
A recently released, highly acclaimed film, its name cannot be published due to public viewing rights restrictions. Donations towards the upkeep of the church will be gratefully received at the event. Light refreshments will be available
More information from Phil Gulley on 01635 297030 or speak to a church member.

29-Mar 2008

1st Whitchurch Guides

Fund Raising for RETRAK
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Home-made cakes, Spring potted plants, hand painted items such as mugs, coasters etc. plus face painting and a raffle
RETRAK is a professional, Christian social work organisation which aims to enable street children in Africa to realise their potential and discover their worth. RETRAK is committed to helping street children to find long-term, sustainable alternatives to
Reuniting children with their families wherever possible. If this is not possible RETRAK seeks to find foster families for ex-street children where they will find the love, security and support they have lacked

Millenium Meadow

Winter Summer Party
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
A wonderful ploughmans plus an evening�s entertainment from Whitchurch entertainers
�10 entry, inlcudes a year�s sub to the Friends of the Meadow
Dress like it�s summer and make it happen.
More information from Booking may be necessary 892837 or 895153
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org-winterpicnic.pdf

30-Mar 2008

Folk Music

Afternoon Folk Music Session
When: 2pm
Where: White Hart
Come All Ye hosted by Andover Museum Loft Singers and friends

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1 Apr 2008

All Hallows

Annual Parochial Church Meeting
When: 7.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
Annual Parochial Church Meeting April 1 At the Vestry meeting two churchwardens will be elected for one-year terms and at the church meeting elections will be held for Parochial Church Council members, Deanery Synod representatives and sidesmen, and repor

History Society

Monthly Meeting
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Community Hall
Free for members, �1 for visitors

1 Apr - 29 Jun 2008

Silk Mill

Exhibition - The Dress of Fops and Dandies
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
A display of 18th century waistcoats from the Hampshire Museum Collection
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

3 Apr 2008

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Open Evening
When: 6pm
Where: Testbourne School Courts
More information from Deb Crook 893053 or Nigel Russell 892897
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org-tennisflyer08.pdf

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5 Apr 2008

Whitchurch Garden Association

Spring Show
When: 2.30pm
Where: Methodist Hall
More information from Brigitte Broad 892578

8 Apr 2008

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Open Evening
When: 6pm
Where: Testbourne School Courts
More information from Deb Crook 893053 or Nigel Russell 892897
Website:

All Hallows Mothers' Union

What are you doing here Elijah? - Helen Pain from
When: 12 - 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows Church Hall
United meeting all welcome, tea will be served

10 Apr 2008

Townswomen's Guild

The Queen�s Bodyguard - John G Hook RVM
When: 10am
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Mr Hook was a member of the Yeomen Warders for 22 years, having served with the Coldstream Guards for 27 years and worked as a clerk to a high court judge for 24 years. He is secretary of the Bath branch of the Coldstream Guards Association
Members free, visitors are welcome �1.50

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12 Apr 2008

Gill Nethercott Hall

Anyone Can Draw
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The drawing workshop begins at 10.30am, with the opportunity for dialogue and questions afterward. Teaching the course is Corinne Marsh, who is experienced at teaching drawing to diverse groups in the UK and the rest of Europe
The emphasis is on fun and enjoyment. There is no charge for the course
More information from Corinne on 07846 779746

13 Apr 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Car Boot Sale
When: 9am - 1pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Refreshments will be available
�5 per car for sellers and 20p entrance for buyers
More information from Martin Prince on 895053 (evenings only).

14 Apr - 18 Apr 2008

Newbury Building Society

HART drive week
When: Normal business hours
Where: Newbury Building Society Whitchurch
A week dedicated to HART wildlife rescue. come in, donate & take part! lots of free competitions
More information from 01256 892034

15 Apr 2008

CAMRA

Taste Training Session
When: 8pm
Where: The White Hart
An opportunity all to learn about the various tastes and aromas found in real beers, ranging from mouthfeel and flavour to finish and aftertastes
More information from John on 892650 or e-mail [email protected] to reserve a place

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17 Apr 2008

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday - And When Did You Last See Your Father
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Tickets �5 from the Newbury Building Society

19 Apr 2008

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Brushwood, Cherokee Disco
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

25 Apr 2008

Baptist Church

Family Film Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
A recently released, highly acclaimed film, its name cannot be published due to public viewing rights restrictions. Donations towards the upkeep of the church will be gratefully received at the event. Light refreshments will be available
More information from Phil Gulley on 01635 297030 or speak to a church member.

26 Apr 2008

Whitchurch Association

Annual General Meeting
When: 10am
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall

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27 Apr 2008

Spring Clean 2008

Annual Spring Clean
When: Meet at 1pm
Where: Bell Street Car Park
Come along and help remove the Winter's accumulation of rubbish from the paths around Whitchurch
Social gathering after the event at the White Hart
Wear suitable clothing and footwear
See website for details of last year's event
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/arch0704.htm

3 May 2008

Millenium Meadow

Maypole Dancing
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Millennium Green
Come along and join the fun and watch the dancers in action
More information from Graham Burgess 892837

6 May 2008

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Osmond will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

History Society

Churches of the Test Way
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Community Hall
Bryan Beggs will be giving the illustrated talk
Free for members, �1 for visitors

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9 May 2008

Testbourne Community School PTFA

Ladies' Night
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Two beauty-skin care demonstrations by a Nutri-metics representative and a cookery demonstration by a Pampered Chef representative
A chance to sample the food prepared later in the evening, be various tables selling jewellery, silk handbags, beaded shoes and bags, pashminas, unusual gifts, handmade cards, Phoenix cards and lots of other lovely things plus a chance to have a mini trea
Admission is free but due to the venue there are restrictions on the number that can attend so we suggest you book your ticket early to avoid disappointment on the night
If there is anyone out there who does reflexology, manicures, pedicures or nail art and perhaps would be interested in taking space at this event, we would love to hear from you
More information from Enquires or ticket bookings Hilary Bond 01256 892350

10 - 11 May 2008

Silk Mill

National Mills Weekend
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Open as usual during the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings' National Mills Weekend
This years will include 300 wind and watermills opening their doors to the public
On Sunday Andover Radio Amateurs Club will be set-up at the Mill so that visitors will be able to talk to people in other mills across the world- sun spots permitting. The Mill even has its own call sign GBOWSM
Make your way to the Mill to have in international experience
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

10 May 2008

Mityana Project

May Ball
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Live music from Sideways Down, bar, charity auction and raffles
It promises to be an excellent evening, with a local band and bar. Bring your own food
Tickets for this adult only event cost just �10. So please come along for an enjoyable evening and support this good cause in the process
The group has already raised over �4,000 through two Sainsbury bag-packing sessions and a sponsored town litter pick - all done in their own spare time
More information from Julie Dinsdale 01256 771864 or Tracey Waissen 01256 772183
Website: www.testbourne-mityana.co.uk/x_fund_rasing_pages/may_ball.htm
The ball is being organised to raise funds for this year�s visit to Mityana, Testbourne's twin schoo

14 May 2008

Silk Mill

A talk about the Mill's Georgian waistcoat exhibition "So becomingly important the dress of fops and dandies"
When: 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Alison Carter-Senior, Keeper of Art and Design Hampshire Museums and Archives Service, will be presenting a talk about the Mill's current exhibition
Definitely worth attending
There will be a small charge for the tickets
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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16 May 2008

Baptist Church

An evening with C S Lewis
When: 7.30pm
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
David Payne will be presenting his one-man sho which is a dramatic re-enactment of a scene from the life of the famous British writer and is based on a meeting in 1963 in his twilight years
Following a request from his great friend J R Tolkien, Lewis has agreed to give an informal talk to a group of American writers visiting England
They have come to Lewis' home just outside Oxford and eagerly wait hearing the man who has become a legend in his own lifetime. They are not disappointed. Despite failing health, Lewis is in great form
His audience is spellbound as, with a display of oratory and humour, he recounts the significant events and the people that shaped his life. David Payne is an acclaimed artist in the USA and regularly plays to large audiences
More information from Phil Gulley on 01635 297030

22 May 2008

Toxic Toiletries and How to Avoid them
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Linda Anousta, SRN and ex Nursing Sister, Aromatherapist and Beautician, who also makes her own range of skin care products, will give a talk on the subject
In recent years there have been many revelations about the presence of toxic and carcinogenic chemicals in hundreds of products we use in our daily lives: in our kitchens and bathrooms, in the very fabric of our homes and furnishings and even in the food
Many are listed in skin care products and organisations such as The Women�s Environmental Network have long been campaigning to ban certain chemicals
Entrance �3.00 including refreshments
More information from Gillian Anderson on 892837

24 May 2008

Whitchurch Deanery

Deanery Big Bike Ride
The ride aims to raise money for the Mityana Project and get cyclists out in the countryside and enjoy a bike ride with family, with others or alone
The plan is to ride around the Whitchurch Deanery, clocking in at as many churches as riders can or want to
Anyone can ride � small children can ride from home and visit just two churches, those with endless energy can visit more
There are 24 churches in all and it is hoped that many can be open
More information from Dodie Marsden 01264 738211

Whitchurch Garden Association

Plant Sale
Cancelled

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26 May 2008

Bere Mill

Open garden
When: 2 - 6pm
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
Admission is �4 for adults and free for children. Plants for sale from local nurseries .

27 - 29 May 2008

Silk Mill

Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
silk painting, felt making and weaving led by the Mill's education officer Helen Overton-Hore
Spend as long as you like at each activity and there's no need to book
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription. There is a charge for each activity.
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

30 May 2008

Baptist Church

Family Film Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
A recently released, highly acclaimed film, its name cannot be published due to public viewing rights restrictions. Donations towards the upkeep of the church will be gratefully received at the event. Light refreshments will be available
More information from Phil Gulley on 01635 297030 or speak to a church member.

31 May - 1 Jun 2008

Nine Springs Nursery

Charity Open Day
When: 9am - 4pm
Where: Nine Springs Nursery, The Weir
Many aspects of sustainibility from log stove logistics, aerating toilets and the growing of water loving plants in eco-friendly composts wil be on display
Entry fee to Red Cross �2.00
More information from Graham Burgess 892837

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3 Jun 2008

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Osmond will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

7 Jun 2008

Baptist Church

Table Top Sale
When: 10am - 4.30pm
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
Refreshments provided throughout the day
Entrance free
Anyone wishing to book a table needs to be quick
�6 per table
More information from Phil Gulley on 01635 297030
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org.uk

Whitchurch Fire Brigade

Open Day
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Fire Station
The event is aimed at anyone aged 15- 25 from the local area and is all about road traffic accidents, and more importantly how to avoid them
It is part of the service's work to reduce the amount of very tragic and life changing road accidents that it attends in this area every year
The day will be very informal and relaxed (no lecturing), just turn up and have a cup of tea, meet the firefighters & see what you think

8 Jun 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Car Boot Sale
When: 9am - 1pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Support the Youth Project and get a bargain
Refreshments will be available
Sellers �5 per car, buyers 20p entrance
More information from Martin Prince on 895053 evenings only

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10 Jun 2008

All Hallows Mothers' Union

Bring and Buy Sale
When: 2pm
Where: Byeways, Wells Lane

14 - 15 Jun 2008

Sylvanian Families

Sylvanian Family Shopping Weekend
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Come and see our extensive range of current, discontinued and exclusive Sylvanian Family items
There will be activities, displays and competitions and special visits from some of the Sylvanian Family characters!
Refreshments will be available throughout the weekend
More information from 01256 895511
Website: www.sylvanianfamilies.com

15 Jun 2008

All Hallows

Hog Roast
When: 12.30pm
Following last year's successful lamb roast,
Tickets cost �7 - half price forchildren - free for pre-school age children)
Spaces are limited and as entry will be by ticket only
Everyone is welcome
More information from Nigel Scarfe on 893880 or Andrew Monk on 895947

16 Jun 2008

Testbourne Teapot

AGM
When: 10.30am
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Come along and have a chat and a cup of tea (and a biscuit)
There's plenty for the kids to do
More information from 892640

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19 Jun 2008

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall

20 Jun 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Outing - Skating and bowling
�5 per person
More information from John Wiltshire on 0776 9900613

21 Jun 2008

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Arizona Flame, Ralph�s Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

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23 Jun 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Community Hall
If you have any items for the agenda, please send them to Denyse Coles by Monday 16th June
If you would like to nominate anyone for a role on the committee, forms are available from Denyse
Refreshments will be served afterwards.
More information from Denyse Coles on 893010

24 Jun 2008

1st Whitchurch Scouts

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: Scout Hall
All members of the community are invited to attend
The Scouts are delighted to welcome new members onto the committee and arealways very grateful for volunteers in any capacity

26 Jun 2008

Friends of Whitchurch Primary School

Family Fun Evening
When: 5.30 - 7.30 pm
Where: Whitchurch Primary School
Come and join in the fun!
Bouncy Castles, childrens entertainment, tombolas, face painting, BBQ and refreshments and much, much more!!!
Entry - Adults 20p, children free!!
More information from 01256 892755 or [email protected]

28 Jun 2008

Testbourne 1988

Reunion for Class of 88
When: 7.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Did you attend Testbourne Community School? Did you leave in 1988? This year is your 20 year anniversary
�5 per person, payable in advance, inlcudes light refreshment plus cash bar
More information from Vicky Olson, n�e Wadhams, 893688

Baptist Church

Coffee Morning
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Seeviours Court
In aid of the Whitchurch Baptist Church General Fund

Whitchurch Youth Project

Outing - Beach Party
�5 per person
More information from John Wiltshire on 0776 9900613

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1 - 26 Jul 2008

Working4Whitchurch

Whitchurch Food Festival
When: Every day events
Where: The Whitchurch Area
Local food producers will be having special events and eateries will be featuring local produce in their menus
Part of Hampshire Food Fare http://www.hampshirefare.co.uk/food_festival.aspx
Website: www.whitchurchfoodfest.org.uk

1 Jul 2008

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Osmond will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

1 - 26 Jul 2008


Whitchurch Festival Committee

Whitchurch Festival
Several events below are highlighted in yellow, this shows they are part of the Whitchurch Festival 2008
Events with the Festival ballon logo are organised by the Festival Committee
For more information please visit the Festival website
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

3 Jul 2008

Whitchurch Millennium Green

Rude Mechanical Theatre
When: 7.30pm
Where: Millennium Green
More information from Graham Burgess 892837
Website: www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk
More details here

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5 Jul 2008


Whitchurch Festival

Carnival Procession (authorities permitting)
When: 1 - 2pm
Where: Ardglen Industrial Estate to Millennium Green
For full details see the website
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk


Family Fun Day

Loads of events for all
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: Millennium Green
For full details see the website
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk


Music on the Green

Acoustic Music
When: 5pm onwards
Where: Millennium Green
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

6 Jul 2008

Piam Brown Ward

5km Sponsored Walk

CANCELLED
Where: CANCELLED with much regret
Website: freespace.virgin.net/shelton.hines/piambrown2.htm

Whitchurch Youth Project

Paint Ball Outing
�5
More information from Lynn Fuoco 07876 493500

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8 Jul 2008

All Hallows Mothers' Union

Annual service
When: 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows
The service will be conducted by the Revd Kelvin Inglis
After the service tea will be served in the church room
All are welcome

9 Jul 2008

WADS

Theatre of Horror
When: 8 - 11.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
An interactive murder mystery evening to celebrate WADS� 50 years of theatre in Whitchurch
More information from Claire Isbester on 892514 or [email protected]
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk

10 Jul 2008

Townswomen's Guild

Talk - Pub signs and their stories
When: 10am
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The speaker will be Mr G S Gregory, who was born in Whitchurch, attending the local junior school and then Andover Grammar School
Since retiring from 20 years in banking and 20 years as a civil servant, he has been involved in local history and has had two books published
Visitors are welcome at a charge of �1.50

Cancer Research - Fund Rasing

Cookery Demonstration
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Participants will see a live cooking demonstration and have the opportunity to test and buy the utensils used whilst enjoying the tasty results of the demonstration, 10% of money raised on the evening will go to Cancer Research UK
Tickets must be bought in advance and are available for �3 from Glass Foolery
More information from Liz Murray on 07876 682586

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12 Jul 2008

Whitstock

Annual Folk Concert
When: 12noon - late
Where: The Railway Hotel

Ladies Singing for Fun

Summer Concert
When: 7.30pm
Where: St Mary Bourne Community Hall
Tickets �10 - Refreshments included
More information from Linda Cowley on 895490

12 Jul - 13 Jul 2008

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Spinning, weaving & dying display
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Kennet Valley Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers in action doing what their name suggests all day long, each day
Don't let them get lonely
See what they have to offer
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk
others. There will also be craft stalls

13 Jul 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Car Boot Sale
When: 9am - 1pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Support the Youth Project and get a bargain
Refreshments will be available
Sellers �5 per car, buyers 20p entrance
More information from Martin Prince on 895053 evenings only

Cycle Treasure Hunt

3rd Whitchurch Cycle Treasure Hunt
When: 2pm
Where: Millennium Green
Families and individuals enjoy a pleasant route which takes easy quiet lanes that are suitable for all. Riders collect answers to a number of simple clues around the course with prizes available at the finish
This year entrants are encouraged to picnic on the Millennium Meadow after completing the ride. Another innovation is that bicycles can be made available to anyone who wishes to try the event and who do not have a suitable cycle
Entries will be accepted on the day
More information from John Buckley on 892650

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15 Jul 2008

Silver Threads

Trip to Bournemouth
�15 for the coach for non members
More information from Brigitte Broad on 892577

17 Jul 2008

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall

19 Jul 2008

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Bernie & Mick, Ralph�s Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

WADS

An interactive murder mystery evening
When: 8 - 11.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
WADS is putting on the event as part of its celebration of 50 years of theatre in Whitchurch this year and, as part of its celebrations
The setting is the gala evening of a once-great theatre company. WADS performers act out the plot - and host a murder. The cast then mingles with the audience to answer questions. All the audience has to do is try to work out who dunnit before the actors
There will be live music and dinner too
More information from 892514 and how to reserve your place
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk
Tickets are �12.50, which includes dinner. Concessions are available. Numbers are strictly limited,

WADS

An interactive murder mystery evening
When: 8 - 11.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
WADS is putting on the event as part of its celebration of 50 years of theatre in Whitchurch this year and, as part of its celebrations
The setting is the gala evening of a once-great theatre company. WADS performers act out the plot - and host a murder. The cast thenmingles with the audience to answer questions. All the audience has to do is try to work out who dunnit before the actors
There will be live music and dinner too
More information from 892514 and how to reserve your place
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk
Tickets are �12.50, which includes dinner. Concessions are available.Numbers are strictly limited,

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23 Jul 2008

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Robes & Vestments
When: 7.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
To suppliment the display which runs from 2 July - 31 August, Jane Lemon MBE, Chairman of the Sarum Group, will talk about vestments made for Salisbury and other cathedrals across the country
Tickets for this talk are �5 for non-Friends and �4 for Friends
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

25 Jul 2008

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.30 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
You can give blood every 16 weeks. NBS suggest that you book an appointment to donate but you can just turn up. Donors who have booked an appointment will usually be seen first
Book by phone or use the website link below
More information from 08457 711711
Website: www.blood.co.uk/SessionSearcher/search.aspx

25 Jul - 13 Sep 2008

Whitchurch Library

Children's Desk
When: 10am -12 & 2 - 4pm Mon, Wed, Fri 10am -12 Sat
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Volunteers will be available to help children especially in Team Read

25 Jul 2008

All Hallows

Bell Peal
When: 10.30am
A peal will be rung lasting three hours by visiting ringers be led by John Fielden, a well-known "pealer" from Solihull

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 29 August
A nominal fee of �1 per family is requested

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26 Jul 2008

Twang Rocks

Rock Concert
When: Noon - midnight
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
A whole day of rock music and much more
Website: www.myspace.com/twangfestival

Whitchurch History Society

Visit - Christchurch
When: 9.30am
Where: From Winchester Road Car Park
A vist to Christchurch's Red House Museum and Prory
�10 for members, �12 for non-members (Tokens accepted)
Return around 5.30pm
More information from 892149

1 Aug 2008

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 29 August
A nominal fee of �1 per family is requested

2 Aug 2008

Whitchurch Nursing Homes

Summer Fete
When: 2pm
Where: Wessex Lodge
All the usual stalls to enjoy

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5 Aug - 7 Aug 2008

Silk Mill

Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Chinese silk painting, silk painting flags and Kimono Peg Dolls, the theme reflects the current Olympics
Sessions are led by the Mill's experienced and delightful education officer and don't need to be booked in advance
There is a charge for each day's activity and the admission charge applies. If you have gift aided your admission previously then admission is free
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

6 Aug 2008

Community Wardens

Youth Sports
When: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Football, with basketball, street hockey and rounders
Just turn up dressed for the weather
More information from PC Paula Osmond on 07768 866416 or Richrad Tozer on 07717 306359

8 Aug 2008

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 29 August
A nominal fee of �1 per family is requested

10 Aug 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Car Boot Sale
When: 9am - 1pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Support the Youth Project and get a bargain
Refreshments will be available
Sellers �5 per car, buyers 20p entrance
More information from Martin Prince on 895053 evenings only

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12 Aug - 14 Aug 2008

Silk Mill

Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Chinese silk painting, silk painting flags and Kimono Peg Dolls, the theme reflects the current Olympics
Sessions are led by the Mill's experienced and delightful education officer and don't need to be booked in advance
There is a charge for each day's activity and the admission charge applies. If you have gift aided your admission previously then admission is free
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

13 Aug 2008

McMillan Nurses

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
More information from 893708

15 Aug 2008

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 29 August
A nominal fee of �1 per family is requested

19 Aug - 21 Aug 2008

Silk Mill

Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Chinese silk painting, silk painting flags and Kimono Peg Dolls, the theme reflects the current Olympics
Sessions are led by the Mill's experienced and delightful education officer and don't need to be booked in advance
There is a charge for each day's activity and the admission charge applies. If you have gift aided your admission previously then admission is free
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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20 Aug 2008

Millenium Meadow

Punch and Judy
When: 1pm
Where: Millenium Meadow

21 Aug 2008

ART

Inaugural Meeting of Artists
When: 8pm
Where: The White Hart
ART
More information from Graham Burgess on 892837
Website: www.whitchurcharts.com

22 Aug 2008

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 29 August
A nominal fee of �1 per family is requested

26 Aug - 28 Aug 2008

Silk Mill

Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Chinese silk painting, silk painting flags and Kimono Peg Dolls, the theme reflects the current Olympics
Sessions are led by the Mill's experienced and delightful education officer and don't need to be booked in advance
There is a charge for each day's activity and the admission charge applies. If you have gift aided your admission previously then admission is free
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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29 Aug 2008

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
A nominal fee of �1 per family is requested

2 Sep - 31 Oct 2008

Silk Mill

Exhibition - Embracing Lace
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
An exhibition of modern and antique lace
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

7 Sep 2008

Cats Protection

Garden Party
Where: 103 Micheldever Road
This is the last chance to see the cats/kittens without an appointment
The League currently has 35 kittens for re-homing as well as teenage and older cats
More information from Claire on 892019
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

Whitchurch Churches Together

Open Air Service
When: 3pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
All are invited; music will be performed by the Salvation Army band
The service will be followed by refreshments

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9 Sep 2008

Silver Threads

Trip to Weymouth
�15 for the coach for non-members
More information from Brigitte Broad on 892577

10 Sep 2008

All Hallows Mothers' Union

Early Family Life - Mrs Carol Thursfield
When: 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows Church Hall
Tea will be served and visitors are always welcome

Singing for Fun

First session of the Autumn
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church Hall
Sarah Cope is joining as Musical Director; she is deeply involved with music in Newbury and runs the choir at St Nicolas' Church
She has produced musicals with her husband and plays trumpet and piano; giving lessons in both instruments as well as in singing
New members are welcome and anyone who is interested can go along for a free taster session
More information from Linda Cowley on 895490

13 Sep - 14 Sep 2008

Silk Mill

Heritage Open Days - Free Entry
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
If you've never visited Whitchurch's major tourist attraction - now is the time!
Entry is free as part of the nationwide Heritage Open Days
See the new exhibition of modern and antique lace
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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14 Sep 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Car Boot Sale
When: 9am - 1pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Support the Youth Project and get a bargain
Refreshments will be available
Sellers �5 per car, buyers 20p entrance
More information from Martin Prince on 895053 evenings only

16 Sep 2008

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Osmond will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

18 Sep 2008

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The Bank Job Certificate 15
Small time hood gets lured into a bank job by ex girl friend - Moves at a good pace with a great climax
Stars Peter Bowles, Jason Statham & Saffron Burrows
Tickets �5 from Newbury Building Society

20 Sep 2008

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - American Spirit, Dunc�s Disco
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

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24 Sep 2008

Carers Together and the Altzheimer's Society

Carers' Lunch
When: 12noon - 2pm
Where: The Cottage; next to the Methodist Church
Monthly carers' lunch - open to all carers
More information from Michelle Armitage on 01256 353290
Website: www.carerstogether.org.uk

Whitchurch Ramblers

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: Town hall
More information from Nick Copp on 892737
Website: www.whitchurchramblers.org.uk

27 Sep 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Volunteer Recruitment Morning
When: 9am - 1pm
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Looking for adult volunteers for the Friday & Tuesday clubs and the new Parish Hall drop in centre
More information from Denyse Coles

1 Oct - 12 Nov 2008

Quit4Life, Hampshire PCT

Stop Smoking Clinic
When: 6.30pm
Where: Bell Street Surgery
If you would like to stop smoking we can offer you support and medication over a 7 week period
More information from Quit4Life 0845 602 4663
Website: www.hampshirepct.nhs.uk/index/lifestyles/smoking.htm

1 Oct 2008

Methodist Church

Open Church
When: 9am - 4pm
The church will be open for anyone who would like to have a time of peace and quiet
All are welcome

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2 Oct 2008

Methodist Church

Xpect - Cafe Style Church
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
Church in the Week

7 Oct 2008

Whitchurch History Society

Monthly meeting
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Admission is free for members; visitors �1

9 Oct 2008

Townswomen's Guild

The Make a Wish Foundation
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church Hall
A speaker from the Foundation will talk about the work of the Foundation. The Foundation is a UK Charity granting wishes of children and young people aged 3 to 17 living with life threatening illnesses
Visitors are welcome at a charge of �1.50

Testbourne Community School

Open Evening
When: 6.30 - 8.30pm
More information from 892061

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11 Oct 2008

Parish Hall

Grand Re-opening
After the major repairs and redecoration the Hall will be open again
Come along and celebrate to event
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/parishhall.htm

14 Oct - 16 Oct 2008

Community Police

Not in My Neighbourhood Week
Not in my Neighbourhood Week is running in Whitchurch by your local police to address issues which are effecting the community

14 Oct 2008

All Hallows Mothers' Union

Knock, knock, who is there at the door?
When: 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows Church Hall
The Rev Terry Roberts from Weeke near Winchester is the speaker
All welcome, tea will be served

Not in My Neighbourhood Week

Meet your representatives
WPC Paula Deery, PCSO Helen Rutherford and members from the Town and Borough Council will be in attendance
5pm - The Recreation Ground, 5.20pm - Test Road
5.40pm - London Road, 6pm - Town Hall

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15 Oct 2008

Cancer Research - Fund Rasing

Coffee Morning
When: 10.30am - 12noon
Where: All Hallows Church Room
An opportunity to see some of the high quality; multifunctional kitchen utensilsavailable from 'The Pampered Chef 'and order goods from their new Winter 2008catalogue
The Pampered Chef will make a donation to Cancer Research (UK) and any monies raised through the raffle will be donated to All Hallows Church
More information from Beverley Vaughan on 896591

Beverley is keen to hear from anyone who can help out

Not in My Neighbourhood Week

Get Out Safe!
When: 7.30pm
Where: Whitchurch C of E Primary School
A presentation by the Whitchurch Fire Crew
A new initiative by the fire service for all members of the community, guardians are encouraged to bring along minors

Cancer Research - Fund Rasing

Cookery Demonstration
When: 7.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church Room
Participants will see a live cooking demonstration and have the opportunity to test and buy the utensils used whilst enjoying the tasty results of the demonstration
The Pampered Chef will make a donation to Cancer Research (UK) and any monies raised through the raffle will be donated to All Hallows Church
More information from Beverley Vaughan on 896591

Beverley is keen to hear from anyone who can help out

16 Oct 2008

Not in My Neighbourhood Week

Litter Pick/Curb Clean
When: 5pm
Where: The Recreation Ground
Minors should be accompanied by an adult
If you are unable to attend the litter pick then you can still assist by cleaning the area in front of your house

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day Certificate 12a
From the writer of The Full Monty. Frances McDormand is unfairly dismissed from her governess job & is accidentally catapulted into a dizzying glamorous social world whilst attempting to gain new employment - Bright and very funny
Also stars Ciaran Hinds
Tickets �5 from Newbury Building Society

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18 Oct 2008

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Tom Williams, Ralph�s Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

21 Oct 2008

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Osmond will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

22 - 25 Oct 2008

Testbourne Community School

Bugsy Malone
When: 7.30pm
Tickets on sale from the school
More information from 892061

22 Oct 2008

Carers Together and the Altzheimer's Society

Carers' Lunch
When: 12noon - 2pm
Where: The Cottage; next to the Methodist Church
Monthly carers' lunch - open to all carers
More information from Michelle Armitage on 01256 353290
Website: www.carerstogether.org.uk

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23 Oct 2008

WhitchurchArts

Creative Social gathering
When: 7.30pm
Where: The Bell
Anyone and everyone interested in any art form from music to theatre and painting to sculpture is welcome
Website: www.whitchurcharts.com

26 Oct 2008

North Hants Bikes

Mountain Bike Ride
When: 10.30am start
Where: Kingsclere Road
A non competitive mountain bike ride
Approx 20 miles, mainly off road
More information from Daniel 01256 496060
Website: www.northhantsbikes.co.uk

28 Oct - 31 Oct 2008

Silk Mill

Children's Activities - 'Witches in Whitchurch'
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Spooky craft activities. There is a charge for each activity and the admission charge applies. If you have gift aided your admission previously then admission is free.
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

28 Oct 2008

Community Wardens

Youth Football
When: 10am - 3pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
All children welcome
Refreshments provided

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29 Oct 2008

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.30 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
You can give blood every 16 weeks. NBS suggest that you book an appointment to donate but you can just turn up. Donors who have booked an appointment will usually be seen first
Book by phone or use the website link below
More information from 08458 711711
Website: www.blood.co.uk/SessionSearcher/search.aspx

31 Oct 2008

Whitchurch Youth Project

Anniversary cum Halloween Party
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The project celebrates its 3rd anniversary with a Birthday-cum-Halloween Party

1 Nov - 5 Jan 2009 2008

Silk Mill

Exhibition - The Christmas Delights of Looby Loo
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
A treasury of Christmas gifts made to impeccable standards
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

1 Nov 2008

Cats Protection

Grand Sale
When: 9.30am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Cards, calendars, gifts ......
More information from Adrianne 896982
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

All Hallows

Bell Peal
When: 10am
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
A peal will be rung lasting approximately three hours by an Andover district band
This will be a special composition of Plain Bob Royal to celebrate the Guild's 80th anniversary

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3 - 7 Nov 2008

Whitchurch Business Centre

Smart Commute Week
When: 9am - 1pm & 2 - 5pm
Where: 1 Winchester Street
Do you waste hours each week commuting?
The Whitchurch Business Centre has been set up to help you
Drop in and find out how
If you're an employee, there's also information for your employer
More information from Phil on 896548

4 Nov 2008

Whitchurch History Society

19th Century pubs and beerhouses in Whitchurch
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
An illustrated talk by Martin Smith
Admission is free for members
visitors �1

CAMRA

Launch of Good Beer Guide
When: 8pm
Where: The Bell
Celebrate the achievement of Whitchurch's three entries and the work of all the Town's publicans
More information from John Buckley on 892650
Website: www.whitchurchpubguide.org.uk/events.html

11 Nov 2008

All Hallows Mothers' Union

We all have a story to tell
When: 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows Church Hall
The speaker will be Mrs Lou Scott Joynt, wife of The Bishop of Winchester
Tea will be served and visitors are always welcome

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13 Nov 2008

Townswomen's Guild

A guitar singalong
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church Hall
Tony Humphrys will be organising the singing
Visitors are welcome at a charge of �1.50

14 Nov 2008

Silk Mill

Book Launch
When: 12noon
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Sir David Mitchell DL will be launching and signing his just published book, The Endless Adventure of Politics and Wine; this is very timely, since it is the National Year of Reading
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

15 Nov 2008

Whitchurch Parish Hall Committee

Bazaar
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
A follow on from the very successful opening event
Pick up a bargain for Christmas
More information from Gill Webb (and table bookings) on 892025

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Hawks Drift, Ralph�s Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

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16 Nov 2008

Whitchurch Arts

Aldo Galli Exhibition
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Exhibition of the works of Aldo Galli inspired by Watership Down by Richard Adams
More information from Graham Burgess 01256 892837

Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan's Purse Shoebox Appeal Dedication Service
When: 6pm
Where: Methodist Church
Please take your shoebox before the service to the Methodist Church, or The Cottage (adjacent to the church) during their coffee mornings on Thursdays and Saturdays
More information from John Waterer on 892868

18 Nov 2008

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

20 Nov 2008

Kingfisher Day Centre

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: in The Community Centre, Winchester Street, Overton
All are invited to come along and find out how they provide care, stimulation and respite for local elderly residents and their families - Refreshments will be provided
The team is looking for volunteers to help at its centre, which is situated in the grounds of Testbourne School. They need help with games, serving tea, coffee and lunches and with bus escort duties and would be grateful for any time that can be given
The Kingfisher Day Centre is open, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am-3.30pm
Call Julia or just pop into the Centre and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee with their clients
More information from Julia Cobb on 893333

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 5pm and 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Mama Mia Certificate 15
18 year old invites 3 of her Mother's suitors to her wedding to find which one is her Father
Stars Meryl Streep, Colin Firth and Pierce Brosnan. Benny Anderson, former ABBA member, calls Meryl Streep �a miracle�
Tickets �5 from Newbury Building Society

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: 5pm and 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Mama Mia Certificate 15
18 year old invites 3 of her Mother's suitors to her wedding to find which one is her Father
Stars Meryl Streep, Colin Firth and Pierce Brosnan. Benny Anderson, former ABBA member, calls Meryl Streep �a miracle�
Tickets �5 from Newbury Building Society

All Hallows

Remembering Bethlehem
When: 7.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
A chance to view a new DVD in which those living in Bethlehem today speak about the present crisis and ask for support
This will be followed by a discussion and a chance to buy olive wood items for Christmas made by Palestinian craftsmen, and to pick up literature for further reading
Please do come along and bring as many friends as possible
More information from Andrew Smith on 895190

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21 - 23 Nov 2008

CAMRA

Beer Festival
Where: Whitchurch Sports and Social Centre

22 Nov 2008

Testbourne Community Centre

Internet for Beginners Workshop
When: 10am 0- 1pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
The workshop theme will be �Internet Shopping for Christmas'
Come along and learn how to use the Internet safely, discover how to search for different websites, purchase goods securely on-line, get the best deals and some general knowledge of how the Internet works
Spaces are limited and booking is required in advance
The cost is �10.50
More information from Community Office on 892261

23 - 30 Nov 2008

Whitchurch Quiz Week

8 quizes in 8 days!
Weekly Quiz in the Railway - 23rd & 30th 9.15pm
Fortnightly Quiz & Curry the White Hart - 23rd 7.30pm
Quiz League Bell, Harvest Home & Railway - 24th 8.30pm
Monthly Inn Quizition at the Bell - 25th 8pm - Charity Quiz, Harvest Home - 27th 8pm

24 Nov 2008

TAB 30 All Hallows men's group

Remembering Bethlehem
When: 8.30pm
Where: White Hart
A chance to view a new DVD in which those living in Bethlehem today speak about the present crisis and ask for support
This will be followed by a discussion and a chance to buy olive wood items for Christmas made by Palestinian craftsmen, and to pick up literature for further reading
More information from Andrew Smith on 895190

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25 Nov 2008

The Bell

Inn Quizition
When: 8pm
Where: The Bell
Cash Prizes
Free Jackpot Draw which rolls over to the next Quiz if not won (currently �22)
�2 per person, teams of up to 6

26 Nov 2008

Carers Together and the Altzheimer's Society

Carers' Lunch
When: 12noon - 2pm
Where: The Cottage; next to the Methodist Church
Monthly carers' lunch - open to all carers
More information from Michelle Armitage on 01256 353290
Website: www.carerstogether.org.uk

28 Nov 2008

Parish Hall Committee

More Christmas Good Cheer
When: 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Music and Food and Drink to round off the evening of the lights switch on
Come along and join in the singing or just tuck into the mince pies

29 Nov 2008

St John Fisher Church

Christmas Bazaar
When: 10am - 12.30pm
Where: St John Fisher Church, Bell Street
Something for everyone � books, cakes, preserves, a hamper raffle, tombola, gifts and lots more
More information from Lil White on 893679

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2 Dec 2008

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Fim - Eat Pray Love - 12
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Big glossy romance starring Julia Roberts as a happily married woman, who while trying to get pregnant, realizes her life needs to go in a different direction.
After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey via Europe and India to find inner peace and true love in Bali
Tickets �5 from John Dennett & The Handbag Shop (from mid Nov) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk
Based on the best selling memoirs of Elizabeth Gilbert

4 Dec - 6 Dec 2008

WADS

Snow White and the Curse of the Ice Queen
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
WADS promise a very funny; modern and different pantomime written by Peter Nuttall and directed by Claire Isbester
Anyone who might like to take part is welcome � a variety of talents and skills are always needed; including backstage
More information from Glynn Lewis on 893210

4 Dec 2008

Methodist Church

Xpect - Cafe Style Church
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
The-Church-in-the-Week Advent & Christmas Carols
Coffee and mince pies will be served during the service

5 Dec 2008

Wessex Lodge

Bring and Buy Sale
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Wessex Lodge Nursing Home
Bring and Buy Sale for Gifts, Books, Cakes and a Raffle

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6 Dec - 14 Dec 2008

Whitchurch Arts

Decorated Window Competition
Entry forms will be at the library, the Silk Mill shop, the White Hart Hotel and can also be found online from 6 Dec
Entries to be in by 3pm 14 Dec
Judging will be between 14 and 19 Dec
Prize giving 11am on 20 Dec at the White Hart Hotel
More information from Andrew on 893525
Website: www.whitchurcharts.com

6 Dec 2008

Mayor's Charity

Tombola
When: 9.30am - noon
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Annual fund raising tombola

Whitchurch Association

Christmas Fair
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Buy your gifts and cards from a wide choice of hand-made products and then visit Santa at the Mill
More information from Denyse Coles on 893010

Silk Mill

Santa at the Mill
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
He's here at the same time as the Christams Fayre in the Gill Nethercott Hall
So you can visit both!
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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9 Dec 2008

All Hallows Mothers' Union

Christmas Readings and Carols
When: 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows Church Hall
A Christmas meeting of Readings and Carols
Tea will be served and visitors are always welcome

10 Dec 2008

Testbourne Community School

Christmas Concert
When: 7pm
Where: All Hallows Church
The concert is open to all, come and join in the celebration!

11 Dec 2008

Townswomen's Guild

Monthly Meeting
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church Hall
Visitors arewelcome at a charge of �1.50

Community Wardens

The Magic of Christmas - It's all free
When: 5 - 8.30pm
Where: From Seeviours Court to Whitchurch CofE Primary School
Refreshments, face painter and carol singing at Seeviours Court from 5 - 5.30 when the procession will move off via Bell St, Winchester Road, Micheldever Road and Alliston Way to the School
The procession will consist of a horse drawn sleigh conveying The Ice Queen with Santa Claus and his helpers, Police ,Fire and Community Warden vehicles, Town Crier and members of the public (Fancy dress encouraged but not compulsory)
At 6.30 the procession will arrive for the main event - free refreshments, live entertainment, balloon artist, face painter, competitions, Santa's Grotto, candy floss, Christmas Cocktails and a lucky dip
Scheduled end - 8.30pm
More information from Richard Tozer and Lucy Gaitskell 07717 306359

Leukaemia Research

Quiz & Christmas Raffle
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to 8 - �2 per entrant
Wearing of christmas hat etc optional - but you wouldn't want to be left out would you??

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13 Dec 2008

Whitchurch Primary School

Christams Fair
When: 2 - 4.30pm
Meet Santa in his Grotto, Raffle, Tombola, Many more Stalls and Fun Games
Adults 50p
Website: www.whitchurch.hants.sch.uk

14 Dec 2008

Methodist Church

Family Service
When: 2.30pm
Where: Methodicst Church
An informal afternoon for all parents and toddlers to sing some Christmas Caroles and act out the story of the Nativity - all unrehersed!
Refreshments will be served afterwards

16 Dec 2008

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

All Hallows Church

Carol singing around the town
When: Meet at 6.45pm
Where: Meet at All Hallows Church Room
There�s nothing quite like singing carols out in the cold, dark streets and this is a great opportunity, open to all, and in a good cause.
Come along, wrapped up warm, and warm refreshments are promised when they return.
All money raised from door to door will go to Save the Children
Do come along and join the fun

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20 Dec 2008

Whitchurch Arts

Decorated Window Competition - Prize Giving
When: 11am
Where: White Hart
Website: www.whitchurcharts.com

Methodist Church

Drop in Lunch
When: 12noon - 3.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
A light lunch to keep you going on the last shopping day before Christmas
All income will be sent to 'Action for Children' (NCH) Charity

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Yorkie Ralph�s Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

Christmas Eve 2008

Salvation Army

Town Centre Carols
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: The Square

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Christmas Day 2008

St John Fisher RC Church

Christmas Day Mass
When: 9am
Where: St John Fisher RC Church

St James the Less Church

Holy Communion
When: 10am
Where: St James the Less, Litchfield

New Year's Eve 2008

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; New Year's Dance - Struck It Rich Ralph�s Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Western Stall - Kandel Country
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

New Year's Eve Ceilidh

Music to bring in the New Year with Faustus
When: 8pm - 12.30am
Where: Gill Nethercott Community Hall
Bring your own drink and a plate of food to share
Tickets �8
More information from Steve on 07872 964534

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6 Jan - 5 Apr 2009

Silk Mill

Exhibition - Weaving Innovation
When: Daily 10.30am - 5pm (except Mondays)
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Basingstoke College of Technology BA Hons Textiles for Fashion students present:
An exhibition celebrating the exciting and innovative approach used when exploring beautiful colours and textures in yarns, alongside intricate pattern cutting and the use of wire, metal and leather
Garments are all hand woven from the initial fabric samples, through the design of the garment to the final pattern cutting and making up of the outfit
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

17 Jan 2009

Community Arts Project

Free Workshop
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
The Whitchurch Community Arts Project are offering an opportunity for anyone in Whitchurch to join a free workshop for people who are interested in expressing themselves but, perhaps, think they �can�t do art�
Whatever you think about art, the workshop will give you an opportunity to explore what it means to be artistic. All materials are supplied, the aim is to give understanding and experience of the fun and freedom of creativity, because everyone is creative
The workshop is open to individuals or groups; is independent of any art group or society; and involves no commitment outside the day
The workshop will be run by Corinne Marsh, whose ability lies in how she communicates her belief and passion. The event is part of the Whitchurch Community Arts Project and is supported by SEEDA, HCC, B&DBC;, Whitchurch Town Council and Working4Whitchur
More information from Phil Cooper 07825 112677

18 Jan 2009

Whitchurch Arts

Fishing For Art
When: 10.30am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A Whitchurch Art Day for everyone, featuring an Exhibition of local artists (over 200 exhibits)
More information from Graham Burgess on 892837
Website: www.WhitchurchArts.org.uk

24 - 25 Jan 2009

Working 4 Whitchurch

11th Hampshire Potato Day
When: 10am - 3pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
The largest selection of seed potato available to amateur growers in one place ~ 140 varieties!!
Children's activities, unusual seeds, seed swap, talks on potato cultivation & cookery demonstartions
Expert advice
Adults �2, Children Free - and they get a free potato seed
More information from Phil Cooper 07825 112677
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/potatoday
As seen on TV!!

24 Jan 2009

Whitchurch Association

AGM
When: 10.30am
Where: Gill Nethercott Community Hall
Everybody welcome. Free Refreshments
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/wa.htm

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31 Jan 2009

Community Arts Project

Drop in session
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Drop in to discuss your entry for the arts project with Corinne
She will give help and advice on how to take your work forward and present it
Book a slot so that you don't have to wait around
More information from Phil 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchartsproject.org.uk

3 Feb 2009

Whitchurch History Society

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The AGM will be followed by Hector Goldsack's video of the group's visit to Christchurch in 2008.

9 Feb 2009

Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Travel Token & Pass Renewals
When: 9am - 2pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Issue of travel tokens and bus passes to over 60's and those who meet disabilty criteria
This is for those already registered, unless you are disabled you must make your inital application in person at B&DBC;'s Offices in Basingstoke
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/planning/transport/concfares/

12 Feb 2009

Macmillan Cancer Support

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
�2 per team member
Please bring a raffle prize
Organised by Somerfields

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14 Feb 2009

Community Arts Project

Drop in session
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Drop in to discuss your entry for the arts project with Corinne
She will give help and advice on how to take your work forward and present it
Book a slot so that you don't have to wait around
More information from Phil 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchartsproject.org.uk

18 Feb 2009

Whitchurch Community Wardens Note change of date

Super Streets Sports Event
When: 10am - 3pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Ages 8-14 (Boys and Girls)
Street Soccer, Netball, Dodgeball and Street Hockey FREE entry and refreshments
Please bring a packed lunch and a positive attitude
More information from Lucy or Richard on 01256 845508

Whitchurch Library

Story telling session
When: 10.30 - 11.30am
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Michael O�Leary, a brilliant storyteller, will present a session for children from 5 years old and families
There will be plenty of space for everyone who wants to come. Entry is by ticket (which is free) and tickets are only available from the library
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5642

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Wacky Weaving' Weaving with different techniques
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Quit4Life

Stop Smoking Clinic
When: 6.30 - 7.30pm
Where: Bell Street Surgery
If you would like to stop smoking we can offer you support and medication at weekly seesions
More information from Quit4Life 0845 602 4663
Website: www.quit4life.nhs.uk

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19 Feb 2009

Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Tarting T Shirts' Embellishing a T shirt
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Kings Arms

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

20 Feb 2009

Silk Mill

Half Term Holidays Children's Activities 8 - 12 yr olds
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Silk Mill

Half Term Holidays Children's Activities 12 - 16 yr olds
When: 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Community Arts Project

Closing Date for Entries for the Project
When: 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Business Centre, Winchester Street
Criteria and rules are on the web
Website: www.whitchurchartsproject.org.uk

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21 Feb 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Shot 2 Pieces, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

25 Feb 2009

Quit4Life

Stop Smoking Clinic
When: 6.30 - 7.30pm
Where: Bell Street Surgery
If you would like to stop smoking we can offer you support and medication at weekly seesions
More information from Quit4Life 0845 602 4663
Website: www.quit4life.nhs.uk

Harvest Home Folk Club

Folk Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Harvest Home
All welcome - if successful this will become a regular event
Poster here
More information from Sue on 896477

28 Feb 2009

Whitchurch Millennium Green Trust

Winter Summer Picnic
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Community Hall
Verse, film, food
�7.50
More information from Graham on 892837

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1 Mar 2009

North Hants Bikes

Mountain Bike Ride
When: 10.30am start
Where: Kingsclere Road, Whitchurch
A non competitive mountain bike ride. Approx 20 miles mainly off road
More information from Daniel on 01256 496060
Website: www.northhantsbikes.co.uk

2 - 21 Mar 2009

Community Arts Project

Exhibition of Entries
When: Library opening times (Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat)
Where: Library
A display of the entries in the Community Arts Project
Come along and put your views on the entries
More information from Phil 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchartsproject.org.uk

3 Mar 2009

Whitchurch History Society

Danebury Ring - Jennie Stevens
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Jennie is from the Hampshire Archaeology Trust
Admission is free for members; visitors are very welcome - �1

Whitchurch History Society

Danebury Ring - Jennie Stevens
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Jennie is from the Hampshire Archaeology Trust
Admission is free for members; visitors are very welcome - �1

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4 Mar 2009

Churches Together in Whitchurch

United Lent Meetings
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
Revd Peter Catford, the recently appointed Methodist Minister, will be leading a study on The Lord�s Prayer

Quit4Life

Stop Smoking Clinic
When: 6.30 - 7.30pm
Where: Bell Street Surgery
If you would like to stop smoking we can offer you support and medication at weekly seesions
More information from Quit4Life 0845 602 4663
Website: www.quit4life.nhs.uk

5 - 6 Mar 2009

Testbourne Community School

Triple Bill
When: 6.30pm
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
Three half hour performances by Year 7, 8 and 10 pupils, including the delightful Ernie�s Incredible Illucinations
Tickets available from Kirsten Sagar in the Performing Arts Office

5 Mar 2009

Kings Arms

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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6 Mar 2009

Women's World Day of Prayer

Service
When: 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows

WADS

50th Anniversary
When: 6 March
Where: Parish Hall
Food, Drink and Readings
Proceeds to the Parish Hall Restoration Fund
Tickets, which include supper are �10.00
More information from Claire Isbester on 892514
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk

Kings Arms

Live Music with Acoustix
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

7 Mar 2009

Parish Hall Committee

Music at the Parish Hall new!!
When: 8.30 - 11pm
Where: Parish Hall
The Heidi McLaughlin Band & Reno
Tickets �4 from John Dennett
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/musicnight090307.pdf

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11 Mar 2009

Churches Together in Whitchurch

United Lent Meetings
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
Weekly meeting

Quit4Life

Stop Smoking Clinic
When: 6.30 - 7.30pm
Where: Bell Street Surgery
If you would like to stop smoking we can offer you support and medication at weekly seesions
More information from Quit4Life 0845 602 4663
Website: www.quit4life.nhs.uk

12 Mar 2009

Townswomen's Guild

Annual General Meeting
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Hall
More information from 892650

14 Mar 2009

Earth Hour

Sign up to Switch off your electric lights for an hour
When: 9am - 12noon
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Find out more about this idea which started 2 years ago, in Sydney, to raise awareness of the energy being used. Last year it spread and this year Whitchurch is taking part
Beth (who visited all the Whitchurchs in the UK last year) is organising the Whitchurch participation
More information from [email protected]
Website: www.whitchurchearthhour.org.uk

Whitchurch Arts

Photography Workshop with Tony Worobiec
When: 10am
Where: Testbourne IT Suite
Small fee applies; booking essential
More information from Graham Burgess on 892837
Website: www.whitchurcharts.org.uk/2009/01/photography-workshop-with-tony-worobiec

Whitchurch Association

A Clearing. By Forest Forge
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
1960s romantic drama set in the last Romany encampment
More information from [email protected]

Kings Arms

Live Music - The Have A Go Heroes
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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17 Mar - St Patrick's Day 2009

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

The White Hart

Folk Music
When: 8.30pm
Folk Music for Paddy's Day
Paddy's Day menu from 7pm
Guiness too!

Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

18 Mar 2009

Churches Together in Whitchurch

United Lent Meetings
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
Weekly meeting

Richard Ryder

The functions of bird songs and calls
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The illustrated talk will include instrumental sounds; special features of bird language including mimicry, talking birds and dialects; and the scientific study and aesthetic appreciation of bird song
Although mostly about British birds, examples of songs and calls of some exotic species will be included for comparisons
Admission for adults is �3 including refreshments
More information from Richard Ryder on 01264 36322

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19 Mar 2009

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: Extra showing. 5pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Morris: A Life With Bells On. heart warming tale taking a look at this old tradition
Derek Jacobi and Harriet Walter
Tickets �5
7.30pm performance sold out
More information from Harriet Titcomb [email protected]

Whitchurch Association

Film Thursday
When: Extra showing. 5pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Morris: A Life With Bells On. heart warming tale taking a look at this old tradition
Derek Jacobi and Harriet Walter
Tickets �5
7.30pm performance sold out
More information from Harriet Titcomb [email protected]

Kings Arms

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

21 Mar 2009

Earth Hour

Sign up to Switch off your electric lights for an hour
When: 9am - 12noon
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Find out more about this idea which started 2 years ago, in Sydney, to raise awareness of the energy being used. Last year it spread and this year Whitchurch is taking part
Beth (who visited all the Whitchurchs in the UK last year) is organising the Whitchurch participation
More information from [email protected]
Website: www.whitchurchearthhour.org.uk

Cats Protection

Jumble Sale
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Bric a brac, cards, books, refreshments
Bric-a-brac is needed
More helpers for stalls and jumble sales are always welcome, so would someone strong from the Whitchurch area to help load/unload the van a few times a year
More information from 892773
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Fat Cat Country Band, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

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22 Mar - Mothering Sunday 2009

Church Services

25 Mar 2009

Churches Together in Whitchurch

United Lent Meetings
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
Weekly meeting

Harvest Home Folk Club

Folk Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
The first meeting was such a resounding success, that we will be holding another one
Free entry, everyone welcome, musicians, singers & audience especially
Poster here
More information from Sue on 896477

26 Mar 2009

Kings Arms

Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Kings Arms
Only �1.50 per team member
Free food AND cash prizes
More information from 01256 893489

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27 Mar 2009

Kings Arms

Karaoke & Flunky Reflections
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

28 Mar 2009

Faithful Hands and Greek Animal Rescue

Grand Charity Sale
When: 10am - 12.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Collectables, bric a brac, books, cakes, bargains galore, refreshments
. In aid of Greek Animal Rescue and Faithful Hands

Whitchurch Earth Day Community

Earth Day

CANCELLED
Where: Baptist Church
Children's Art Gallery, Promise Tree, Face Painting, Tea and Homemade Cake,Freebies!

Whitchurch Arts

Whitchurch Arts Celebrates Earth Hour
When: 6pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
fun activities for kids (e.g. drawing pictures on the sky lanterns, among other things)
At 8pm, the real excitement leading up to the Earth Hour with an artistic show
More information from Graham on 892837
Website: www.whitchurcharts.org.uk/2009/02/celebrating-green-initiatives-earth-hour/

Earth Hour

Switch off your electric lights for an hour
When: 8.30 - 9.30pm
Where: All over Whitchurch (and the world)
It started 2 years ago, in Sydney, to raise awareness of the energy being used. Last year it spread and this year Whitchurch is taking part
Beth (who visited all the Whitchurchs in the UK last year) is organising the Whitchurch participation
More information from [email protected]
Website: www.whitchurchearthhour.org.uk

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31 Mar 2009

The Bell

Inn Quizition
When: 8pm
Where: The Bell
Cash Prizes
Free Jackpot Draw which rolls over to the next Quiz if not won (currently �55)
�2 per person, teams of up to 6

1 Apr 2009

Whitchurch Ramblers Club

First Wednesday Walk
When: 7pm
Where: Meet (and finish) at Bell Street Car Park
A gentle start covering ~2� miles will include the old railway and Sheepcrook
More information from Nick Copp on 892737
Website: www.whitchurchramblers.org.uk

Churches Together in Whitchurch

United Lent Meetings
When: 7.30pm
Where: Methodist Church
Weekly meeting

Singing for Fun

Spring Concert
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The theme will be show songs including several from Mamma Mia
Tickets �5 (no concessions)
More information from Linda on 895490

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2 Apr 2009

Methodist Church

Xpect - Cafe Style Church
When: 7.30pm
Rev Peter Catford

3 Apr 2009

Holly Croxford Sponsorship

Celebration
When: 8pm
Where: The Pince Regent
An event to thank those who have contributed to the sponsorship of Whitchurch's 2012 Olympic contender, Holly Croxford
There'll be food and free live music from the "Mikenphilee Scratch Band"
A raffle - guess how much was in the donations bottle

4 Apr 2009

Whitchuch Cricket Club

Pre-season nets
When: 11.30am - 1pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Field
First first of 4 pre-season nets sessions
More information from Jeff (07833 693144)
Website: www.whitchurchcricketclub.com

5 Apr - Palm Sunday 2009

Church Services

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6 Apr - 4 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Smocks and Smocking - From Field to Fashion
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
A fabulous collection of 19th and 20th century smocks brought together by Lynn Szygenda
Senior Curator for the Embroiderers' Guild

892065

7 Apr 2009

Silk Mill

Easter Holiday Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Funky Frames' Decorating frames
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch History Society

The History of Weights and Measures
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Admission is free for members - �1 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

8 Apr 2009

Silk Mill

Easter Holiday Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Collage Creations' Using different media Funky Frames' Decorating frames
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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9 Apr 2009

Townswomen's Guild

'Life�s Like That' - Official Notices That Don�t Mean What They Say
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mr Neil Paxton
Members free, visitors are welcome �1.50
More information from 892650

Silk Mill

Easter Holiday Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Tarting T Shirts' Embellishing a T shirt
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

10 Apr - Good Friday 2009

Church Services

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Plaice (8hrs)
Where: Weymouth Atlanta
�45
More information from from e-mail: [email protected]

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11 Apr 2009

Silk Mill

Easter Holidays Children's Activities 8 - 12 yr olds
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away' How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Silk Mill

Easter Holidays Children's Activities 12 - 16 yr
When: 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk


Whitchurch Festival Committee

Selecting Festival Queen, Princess & Attendants
When: 7pm
Where: Long Meadow Sprts & Social Club
Queen must be between 12 and 17 on 11th April
Princess must be between 8 and 11 and the attendants between 5 and 7
There'll be music on the night
More information from the website
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

12 Apr - Easter Sunday 2009

Church Services

2009

Whitchurch Live Music

Acoustic Music Session
When: 4pm
Where: The Bell
The Sunday sessions @ The Bell in Whitchurch are acoustic open sessions
Everyone is welcome, and if you'd like to perform just make yourself known to Keith. It's obvious who he is - look for the man in the hat who is organising the performers
Beware - you might even be asked to perform more than once
More information from Keith Bell
Website: www.keith-bell.com

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14 Apr 2009

Silk Mill

Easter Holiday Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Funky Frames' Decorating frames
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

Whitchurch Library

Television drama screenwriting workshop - Adaptation Drama
When: Evening
Where: Library
Tutor Becky Evans is a local resident and freelance TV drama script editor. Becky is very experienced and a few of the programmes on her CV include: Talkback Thames TV 'Family Affairs', Doctor Who & Belonging, Grange Hill, Eastenders, CBBC and Holby City
The 6 week course costs �55 per person with a maximum of six places on each
If you are wondering about the course content or have any questions please contact Wendy Sperry at the library and she can put you in touch with Becky. She is very happy to chat and explain more about the courses
Neither of course is full yet, so now could be your chance to do something new in 2015
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5637
Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/library/library-events.htm?venue=52

15 Apr 2009

Silk Mill

Easter Holiday Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Collage Creations' Using different media Funky Frames' Decorating frames
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Harvest Home Folk Club

Folk Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
It's proving to be very successful with musicians & singers coming along from Basingstoke, Andover, Overton etc., as well as our great local Whitchurch performers
You can expect to see many talented people & as well as many great singers; we've had musicians playing violins, drums, banjo, whistles, guitars, spoons & harmonica (sometimes all together!)
We would like to think that everyone is made welcome &, whether you're a beginner, professional or even if you just come to listen, we would love to see you
It really is a great evening in a friendly relaxed venue
More information from Sue on 896477 - Poster here

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16 Apr 2009

Silk Mill

Easter Holiday Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Tarting T Shirts' Embellishing a T shirt
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Open Evening
When: 6pm
Where: Testbourne Tennis Courts
For potential new members, you'll be able to meet some of the members and find out more about the club
and
(thinking of the recession) have an informal game of tennis for free
More information from Deb Crook, Membership secretary (893053) or Nigel Russell, Chairman (892897)

18 Apr 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Texas Tornados, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

19 Apr 2009

Fund raising for Naomi House

Open Day
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Hardy's Nursery
Day includes: Guided tours around the show tunnels by Rosy Hardy
The chance to win 2 tickets to The Chelsea Flower Show
10% discount on Hardy's plants
Other sundries stalls
More information from 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk

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21 Apr 2009

Whitchurch Library

Television drama screenwriting workshop - Adaptation Drama
When: Evening
Where: Library
Tutor Becky Evans is a local resident and freelance TV drama script editor. Becky is very experienced and a few of the programmes on her CV include: Talkback Thames TV 'Family Affairs', Doctor Who & Belonging, Grange Hill, Eastenders, CBBC and Holby City
The 6 week course costs �55 per person with a maximum of six places on each
If you are wondering about the course content or have any questions please contact Wendy Sperry at the library and she can put you in touch with Becky. She is very happy to chat and explain more about the courses
Neither of course is full yet, so now could be your chance to do something new in 2016
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5638
Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/library/library-events.htm?venue=52

23 Apr - St George's Day 2009


2009

British Heart Foundation - Fund Raising

Quiz Night and Sausage & Mash
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �4 per entrant (includes the food)
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
Please book your place - to make sure there's enough food!
More information from The Harvest on 892217
Website: www.bhf.org.uk

25 Apr 2009

Whitchuch Cricket Club

"School Prom"
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
First fund raising event of the year in the format of a School Prom, with a prom dress/black tie or school uniform
Bar, a school disco and hot food
Tickets �10
More information from Jeff (07833 693144) Simon (07828 025058) or Damian (07795 522386)

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28 Apr 2009

Whitchurch Library

Television drama screenwriting workshop - Adaptation Drama
When: Evening
Where: Library
Tutor Becky Evans is a local resident and freelance TV drama script editor. Becky is very experienced and a few of the programmes on her CV include: Talkback Thames TV 'Family Affairs', Doctor Who & Belonging, Grange Hill, Eastenders, CBBC and Holby City
The 6 week course costs �55 per person with a maximum of six places on each
If you are wondering about the course content or have any questions please contact Wendy Sperry at the library and she can put you in touch with Becky. She is very happy to chat and explain more about the courses
Neither of course is full yet, so now could be your chance to do something new in 2017
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5639
Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/library/library-events.htm?venue=52

29 Apr 2009

Whitchurch

Annual Town Assembly
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
There will be reports by the Town Council, local ward councillors and other groups and organisations in the Town.
Come along and hear what went on last year from those responsible - it could well be different from what you thought was happening!
You can ask questions too
Agenda is at the website
More information from Cathy Burt on 892107
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/ATA2009Agenda.pdf

3 - 4 May 2009

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 �4 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

5 May 2009

Whitchurch Library

Television drama screenwriting workshop - Adaptation Drama
When: Evening
Where: Library
Tutor Becky Evans is a local resident and freelance TV drama script editor. Becky is very experienced and a few of the programmes on her CV include: Talkback Thames TV 'Family Affairs', Doctor Who & Belonging, Grange Hill, Eastenders, CBBC and Holby City
The 6 week course costs �55 per person with a maximum of six places on each
If you are wondering about the course content or have any questions please contact Wendy Sperry at the library and she can put you in touch with Becky. She is very happy to chat and explain more about the courses
Neither of course is full yet, so now could be your chance to do something new in 2018
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5640
Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/library/library-events.htm?venue=52

Whitchurch History Society

Eating, Cutlery and Dining Customs
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Admission is free for members - �1 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

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8 May 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Bream, Tope, Hounds (8 hrs)
Where: Langstone Valkyrie
�45
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

9 May 2009

Cats Protection

Coffee Morning
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: 1 Test Road
More information from Steph on 892773
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

10 - 16 May 2009

Christian Aid Week

House to House Collection
Envelopes will be distributed to every home early in the week and will be collected a day or two later
John Deveson of the local Christian Aid Committee says that it would be helpful to the volunteer collectors if householders could have their donation ready for them when they call
He also urges taxpayers giving �2 or more to increase the value of their gifts at no cost by completing the Gift Aid form on the envelope
John says, "We thank everyone who gives to support this most worthwhile charitable work and would still be pleased to hear from anyone who is able to give a couple of hours to help collecting during the week"
More information from John Deveson on 893241 or Pauline Rutter on 892803

12 May 2009

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

Whitchurch Library

Television drama screenwriting workshop - Adaptation Drama
When: Evening
Where: Library
Tutor Becky Evans is a local resident and freelance TV drama script editor. Becky is very experienced and a few of the programmes on her CV include: Talkback Thames TV 'Family Affairs', Doctor Who & Belonging, Grange Hill, Eastenders, CBBC and Holby City
The 6 week course costs �55 per person with a maximum of six places on each
If you are wondering about the course content or have any questions please contact Wendy Sperry at the library and she can put you in touch with Becky. She is very happy to chat and explain more about the courses
Neither of course is full yet, so now could be your chance to do something new in 2019
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5641
Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/library/library-events.htm?venue=52

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13 May 2009

All Hallows

Fete Coffee Morning
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Weir Cottage, The Weir
The event is run each year to raise working funds for the parish fete
The fete will be held at The Lawn, Church Street, on Saturday July 11. At the coffee morning people can bring and buy local produce. There will be cakes, home made jams and preserves, plants, a raffle and much more
Entrance 50p, inlcudes tea/coffee & biscuits. Refreshments will be available and help with transport can be given if needed
More information from Alison Chapman on 896123

Whitchurch Library

E-resources short course
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
This sessions is part of Silver Surfers week
Please phone to book a place (they are limited)
More information from 893724

16 May 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Spur, Dunc's Disco
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

19 May 2009

Whitchurch Library

Television drama screenwriting workshop - Adaptation Drama
When: Evening
Where: Library
Tutor Becky Evans is a local resident and freelance TV drama script editor. Becky is very experienced and a few of the programmes on her CV include: Talkback Thames TV 'Family Affairs', Doctor Who & Belonging, Grange Hill, Eastenders, CBBC and Holby City
The 6 week course costs �55 per person with a maximum of six places on each
If you are wondering about the course content or have any questions please contact Wendy Sperry at the library and she can put you in touch with Becky. She is very happy to chat and explain more about the courses
Neither of course is full yet, so now could be your chance to do something new in 2020
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5642
Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/library/library-events.htm?venue=52

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20 May 2009

Harvest Home Folk Club

Folk Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
It's proving to be very successful with musicians & singers coming along from Basingstoke, Andover, Overton etc., as well as our great local Whitchurch performers
You can expect to see many talented people & as well as many great singers; we've had musicians playing violins, drums, banjo, whistles, guitars, spoons & harmonica (sometimes all together!)
We would like to think that everyone is made welcome &, whether you're a beginner, professional or even if you just come to listen, we would love to see you
It really is a great evening in a friendly relaxed venue
More information from Sue on 896477 - Poster here

22 - 25 May 2009

Freefolk Festival


When: 8pm
Where: Watership Down Pub
The Freefolk Festival is next Bank Holiday Weekend! At The Watership Down Pub, Freefolk, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7NJ Friday 22nd-Monday 25th May noon till late. Local Bands, Real Ales, and Lots more for adults and children of all ages
Free entry every day - noon till late
Lots of exciting things to do for adults and children
Super doopa bar tent with Loads of ales from near and far
More information from 01256 892254
Website: www.watershipdownfreefolk.co.uk/festival.htm

22 May 2009

Freefolk Festival

Bambu
When: 8pm
Where: Watership Down Pub
A high energy mix of new wave, power pop, motown and reggae classics
Website: www.watershipdownfreefolk.co.uk/festival.htm

23 May 2009

Freefolk Festival

Yasmin D.C. With Chris Davey plus The Crazy House Band
When: 8pm
Where: Watership Down Pub
Talented breaking young singer, with a rich soulful voice
Website: www.watershipdownfreefolk.co.uk/festival.htm

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24 May 2009


Festival Committee

Pubs Race
When: Late afternoon
Where: Between the Town's pubs
Bigger and better than last year!
Starting at the Prince Regent
Sign up a team and get in training now
More information from Rob on 07917 724980
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

Freefolk Festival

Billy Phillips
When: 8pm
Where: Watership Down Pub
Singer/songwriter. Solo acoustic set to "conquer the universe"
Website: www.watershipdownfreefolk.co.uk/festival.htm

25 May 2009

Freefolk Festival

Jon Walsh Blues Band
When: 8pm
Where: Watership Down Pub
"This band has got it right, fantastic blues and a great presence on stage, a must see!"
Playing a wide variety of blues from slide guitar of the Mississippi Delta to the boogies of Texas and the jazz blues of Chicago
Website: www.watershipdownfreefolk.co.uk/festival.htm

27 May 2009

Whitchurch Sustainability Forum

Save energy, save money
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be from the Environment Centre in Southampton, an organisation that works in partnership with the Energy Savings Trust and will be able to give general advice, answer your questions, give out information on applying for grants, etc
A voluntary donation of 50p per person will help cover the cost of the room hire
A trip to the pub afterwards will probably be called for in order to round off the discussion nicely (thirsty work, don't you know...!)

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28 May 2009

Parish Hall Committee

Hi-tech Bingo
When: 7.30pm - Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Snowball - Full house in 45 or less - �30
10p per ticket
Raffle
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

Fire Service - Fund Raising

Fun Quiz & Raffle
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
More information from Christine Brown 892805

29 May 2009

Silk Mill

Half Term Holidays Children's Activities 8 - 12 yr olds
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Silk Mill

Half Term Holidays Children's Activities 12 - 16 yr olds
When: 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away - How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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30 May 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Summer Cod (8 hrs)
Where: Lymington P/Venture
�45
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

Parish Hall Committee

Plant Sale
When: 10.30pm
Where: Parish hall
Bedding and vegetable plants
Don't be late they sell very quickly!!
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

June 2009

Whitchurch History Society

Annual outing to Danebury Ring in June and to 'Arundells'(the home of the late�Edward Heath)
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

Whitchurch History Society

Annual outing to Danebury Ring in June and to 'Arundells'(the home of the late�Edward Heath)
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

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4 Jun 2009

Parish Hall Committee

Youth Disco
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Parish hall
Craig's Disco
�3 Admission
More information from Neville 07760 321715
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

6 Jun 2009

Parish Hall Committee

Second Time Around
When: 8.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Live music that you know - pop & rock
Tickets �4 from John Dennett
More information from Phil 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

6 - 7 Jun 2009

Ninesprings Nursery

Red Cross Charity Open Days
When: 9am - 4.30pm
Where: Ninesprings , The Weir
Eco Freindly Water Plant Nursery
Refreshments
Entry �2
More information from Graham on 892837
Website: Systest.Solvd.Co.Uk/Artscapes/

10 Jun 2009

Parish Hall Committee

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Hear about progress to date and plans for the future
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

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11 Jun 2009

Parish Hall Committee

Hi-tech Bingo
When: 7.30pm - Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Snowball - Full house in 45 or less - �35 - if not won last time
10p per ticket
Raffle
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

Cancer Support UK - Fund Raising

Fun Quiz Night and Raffle
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated

16 Jun 2009

Community Police - note change of date

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

20 Jun 2009


Working4Whitchurch

Carnival Procession
When: 1 - 2pm
Where: From Ardglen to Millenium Meadow
Floats, walking, cycling on vehicles
Bigger and better than last year
Why not enter a float - prizes for best floats
Entry Forms in Whitchurch Business Centre, 1 Winchester Street
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk


Whitchurch Festival Committee

Family Fun Day
When: 2 - 4.30pm
Where: Millenium Meadow
Stalls, food, drink, enteratinment for the whole family
Bigger and better than last year
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk


Whitchurch Festival Committee

Party Evening
When: 7pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Centre
Presentation of prizes for best floats
Music, drink & food
For more information please visit the Festival website
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Red Rock Country, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

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24 Jun 2009

Whitchurch Sustainability Forum

Reduce, reuse, recycle
When: 7.30pm
Where: The Bell
Confused about recycling? Want to know how to reduce the amount of waste your household produces? Questions about what the council are doing to increase recycling rates? Got a good tip on reusing something to stop it from going into landfill?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to come to the next meeting of the sustainability forum
Presentation and discussion led by Nathan Sunley-Smith, Principal Waste and Recycling Officer, B&DBC;
Discussion will probably finish by 9pm - followed by a few sociable beers

4 Jul 2009

All Hallows

Church Fete Draw Ticket Sales
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Tickets only 50p each

7 Jul 2009

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

9 Jul 2009

Community Play Meeting

Murder in the Cathedral
When: 7.30pm
Where: All Hallows
With the kind co-operation of the Vicar of Whitchurch, Kelvin Inglis, and the support of the Rural Dean we are pleased to announce the initial plans for the first ever Whitchurch Community Play
A production of Murder In The Cathedral by T. S. Eliot will take place in the Parish Church, All Hallows, week commencing Monday 19th October
It will be a totally open production with actors, designers and theatrical support drawn from the whole town. Auditions and casting will take place in late July and early August with the parts being given to the best actors we can find
Being a Community Play we hope to involve all aspects of the local community including schools, businesses, local groups etc and hope as many people as possible will want to play an active part in this one-off event. All profits will go to local hospices
More information from Stephen Wells 896846 [email protected]
Website: www.whitchurchplay.vpweb.co.uk

Rising Fives - Fund Raising

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
More information from The Harvest on 892217
Website: www.risingfives.co.uk

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10 Jul 2009

WADS

Another One Night Stand
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Three one act plays
�7.50 - includes bread and cheese supper
Advanced bookings only
More information from 01256 892514 or [email protected]
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk

11 Jul 2009

Whitchurch History Society

Second Annual Outing to 'Arundells' (the home of the late�Edward Heath)
When: 9.30am from outside the Silk Mill
A visit to Artundells and Salisbury
The tour is at 1pm and the coach will leave at 4pm
Cost �20 - �12 can be paid in B&DBC; Travel Tokens
More information from 892149

Twangfest Team

Twangfest 09
When: 11.30am - 11.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Eighteen acts are confirmed, including this year's headline, the fantastic Bob Marley tribute 'Legend' - worth the entrance fee on their own!
There are 2 live stages, a dance tent, and the ever popular 'open-mic' spot. Most music tastes are catered for with Indie, Rock and Metal all well represented and, once again, all profits will benefit local charities
Local wannabes, The Plastix, are set to open on Stage left, while Basingstoke band, The Veygers, take on Stage right
Gates open at 11:30 for a mid-day start, with a licensed bar, BBQ and children's play area, it promises to be a great day. Tickets are available at the gate and cost �10 adult, U18s �5, U11s free. A 2 adult + 2 teen family ticket is �25
More information from [email protected]
Website: www.twangfest.co.uk
Book now an save Family Ticket �24 (2 adults, 2 children), Adult �9 (18yrs or over), Child �5 (11yrs

All Hallows

Church Fete
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: The Lawn - by kind permission of Prof and Mrs Denning
Pimms, Tae Kwondo, Face Painting, White Elephant, Chaucer, China Smashing, Duck Races, Tea and Cake
A perfect summer's afternoon
Adults �1, concessions 50p, accompanied children free

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13 Jul - 12 Sep 2009

Whitchurch Library

Summer Reading Challenge - Quest Seekers
When: Library hours
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
The theme, Quest Seekers, is all about the power of the imagination - There are 3 tasks to complete, Firebird Rising, Mountain Mission and Dragon�s Lair
It will take young readers into a mysterious and wondrous land involving dragons...
Children will be able to sign up to Quest Seekers from Saturday July 13 and the challenge of reading 6 library books must be completed by Saturday September 12
More information from 893724

15 Jul 2009

Harvest Home Folk Club

Folk Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
It's proving to be very successful with musicians & singers coming along from Basingstoke, Andover, Overton etc., as well as our great local Whitchurch performers
You can expect to see many talented people & as well as many great singers; we've had musicians playing violins, drums, banjo, whistles, guitars, spoons & harmonica (sometimes all together!)
We would like to think that everyone is made welcome &, whether you're a beginner, professional or even if you just come to listen, we would love to see you
It really is a great evening in a friendly relaxed venue
More information from Sue on 896477 - Poster here

17 Jul 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Rays am Deep reef hole pm (8 hrs)
Where: Weymouth Topcat
�45
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

18 - 19 Jul 2009

SSK Productions

Sylvanian Family Shopping Weekend
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Calling all Sylvanian Family collectors!! The Sylvanian Family shop is having a weekend away from London and is coming to Whitchurch
Come and see the extensive range of current, discontinued and exclusive Sylvanian Family items. There will be activities, displays and competitions and special visits from some of the Sylvanian Family characters!
Like last year, we are advertising this event to all our Sylvanian Family club members and registered users of our website
Refreshments will be available throughout the weekend
More information from Angela Harwood on 01256 895511
Website: www.sylvanianfamilies.com
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18 Jul 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Live Wire, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

Singing for Fun

Summer Concert
When: 7.30pm
Where: St Mary Bourne Village Centre
Tickets �10 includes food
Bring your own glasses and drink
More information from Linda Cowley on 895490

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24 Jul 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Holidays Children's Activities 8 - 12 yr olds
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

25 - 26 Jul 2009

Silk Mill

Kennet Valley Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers
When: 10am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Demonstration of the Guild's skills
Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill will be able to take advantage of their discount on purchases in the Silk Mill shop
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

29 Jul 2009

Whitchurch Sustainability Forum

Environmentally friendly food and drink
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Gill Barber from the Basingstoke and Deane Fairtrade Group to talk about fairtrade food and drink
Heather Rainbow, Chairperson of Hampshire Organic Gardening Group to talk about organic food and growing your own
John Buckley from CAMRA to talk about LocAle - supporting local beers for local people (including samples of beers)

Kings Arms

Fun Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm ish
Where: Kings Arms
Quiz Night with Keith Wright - �1.50 per person � Starts between 8.30 - 9.00pm
This is a friendly quiz night and is not serious!
More information from 01256 893489

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1 Aug 2009

Whitchurch United Football Club

Preseason Friendly
When: 1pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support your local football team watch Whitchurch Utd FC play Frimley FC

Wessex Lodge & Berehill House

Summer Fayre
When: 2pm onwards
Where: Wessex Lodge
Lots of stalls, including homemade cakes and plants, ferret racing
Delights of the East Belly Dancers
The proceeds will go to the Residents' Amenity Funds

2 Aug 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Tope, Plaice (8 hrs)
Where: Lymington P/Venture
�45
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

Whitchurch Live Music

Acoustic Music Session
When: 4pm
Where: The Bell
The Sunday sessions @ The Bell in Whitchurch are acoustic open sessions
Everyone is welcome, and if you'd like to perform just make yourself known to Keith. It's obvious who he is - look for the man in the hat who is organising the performers
Beware - you might even be asked to perform more than once
More information from Keith Bell
Website: www.keith-bell.com

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4 Aug - 6 Aug 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Holidays Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Paper Making
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

7 Aug 2009

Silk Mill

Summer Holidays Children's Activities 8 - 12 yr olds
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Silk Mill

Summer Holidays Children's Activities 12 - 16 yr olds
When: 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Kings Arms

Live Music with Acoustix
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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8 Aug 2009

Harvest Home & Kings Arms

Lads' Coach Trip
When: 11am - 2am (Sunday)
Where: Weymouth
'Sun, Sea, Sand, .......

9 Aug 2009

The White Hart

Pub Quiz and Meal Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
Drinks prizes
�6 per person - includes a half-time White Hart meal
Maximum of 6 per team
Jackpot total �20
More information from 01256 892900

11 Aug - 13 Aug 2009

Silk Mill

Summer Holidays Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Willow Lamp Making
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

12 Aug 2009

Millenium Meadow

Punch and Judy
When: 1pm
Where: Millennium Green

Kings Arms

Fun Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm ish
Where: Kings Arms
Quiz Night with Keith Wright - �1.50 per person � Starts between 8.30 - 9.00pm
This is a friendly quiz night and is not serious!
More information from 01256 893489

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13 Aug 2009

Macmillan Nurses - Fund Raising

Quiz Night & Raffle
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
More information from The Harvest on 892217
Website: www.risingfives.co.uk

14 Aug 2009

All Hallows

Bell Peal
When: 5.30 - 8.30pm (approx)
The visiting ringers will be led by Edd Colliss from Southampton
Part of a peal weekend in this district

15 - 23 Aug 2009

Local Artists

Art Display
When: 10am - 5pm Weekends, 11am - 6pm Tue - Fri
Where: Parish Hall
Display of art by 6 artists from the Whitchurch Area
Workshops on pastels and oils painting, wood carving,ceramics, jewelry and weaving
Part of Hamsphire Open Studios 2009
Entry Free
More information from Tim Richardson on 07768 917400
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/openstudio09.htm

15 - 16 Aug 2009

Art Display
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: The Pottery Studio, Great Lane
Penny Spooner and Caroline Green, who have been involved before with their ceramics, will be joined this year by Noel Privett, a Whitchurch silversmith, and Alice Bloor, a textile artist from Laverstoke
Part of Hamsphire Open Studios 2009
More information from 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/open-studio/4533809682

15 Aug 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Ball Harrison Country, No Disco
When: Doors open 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

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16 Aug 2009

Whitchurch C of E Primary School 1964 Intake

Reunion
When: 12noon
Where: Arundel (Hilary's home - full details to follow)
It's 45 years since we took the huge leap up to the big school so Hilary (nee Pascoe), Jean (nee Kelland) and Rachel (nee Beattie) would like to get together with others to share memories
A contribution of �5 from each attendee to help with the cost of buffet lunch and afternoon tea & cake
More information from Hilary on 07771 624295 or email [email protected]

18 Aug - 20 Aug 2009

Silk Mill

Summer Holidays Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Jewellery Making
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

19 Aug 2009

Millenium Meadow

Pond Dip and Mobile Laboratory
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Millenium Meadow
Results of pond dipping shown on large screen on site

21 Aug 2009

Kings Arms

Karaoke & Flunky Reflections
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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22 Aug 2009

Art Display
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: The Pottery Studio, Great Lane
Penny Spooner and Caroline Green, who have been involved before with their ceramics, will be joined this year by Noel Privett, a Whitchurch silversmith, and Alice Bloor, a textile artist from Laverstoke
Part of Hamsphire Open Studios 2009
More information from 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/open-studio/4533809682

23 Aug 2009

Ceramics Workshop for Beginners
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: The Pottery Studio, Great Lane
Penny Spooner and Caroline Green's workshop will include instruction on hand building and how to throw a pot on the wheel
The cost will be �55 for the day and participants will be able to take away two glazed and finished pieces of their own work
Just bring along a packed lunch and an apron
Part of Hamsphire Open Studios 2009
More information from 07880 653558
Website: www.carolinegreenpottery.com/6.html

Local Artists

Jazz
When: 7.30 - 10pm
Where: Parish Hall
The Oxford Jazz Quartet with Lizzie Newbery playing a great mix of jazz standards and cool funk
A not to be missed performance
Tickets �5.00 on the door or from the exhibition - Bar
Part of Hamsphire Open Studios 2009
More information from Tim Richardson on 07768 917400
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/openstudio09.htm

The White Hart

Pub Quiz and Meal Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
Drinks prizes
�6 per person - includes a half-time White Hart meal
Maximum of 6 per team
Jackpot total �20
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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25 Aug - 27 Aug 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Holidays Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Fabric Rubbing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

25 Aug 2009

Whitchurch Library

Television drama screenwriting workshops - Life�s a Soap Opera

CANCELLED
Where: Library
Tutor Becky Evans is a local resident and freelance TV drama script editor. Becky is very experienced and a few of the programmes on her CV include: Talkback Thames TV 'Family Affairs', Doctor Who & Belonging, Grange Hill, Eastenders, CBBC and Holby City
The 6 week course costs �55 per person with a maximum of six places on each
If you are wondering about the course content or have any questions please contact Wendy Sperry at the library and she can put you in touch with Becky. She is very happy to chat and explain more about the courses
Cancelled through lack of interest
More information from Wendy on 0845 603 5631

26 Aug 2009

Whitchurch Sustainability Forum

Open Forum
When: 7.30pm
Where: The Bell
The discussion to be led by Julie Gibson who owns 'The Natural Shop' in Basingstoke has been cancelled
Just come along for a sustainable chat and drink

Kings Arms

Fun Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm ish
Where: Kings Arms
Quiz Night with Keith Wright - �1.50 per person � Starts between 8.30 - 9.00pm
This is a friendly quiz night and is not serious!
More information from 01256 893489

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29 Aug 2009

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Awards Presentation
When: 6pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Presentation to local good causes of funds raised during the festival
Website: www.velotree.co.uk/festnews.html

30 Aug 2009

Kings Arms Football Team

6-A-Side Football Tournament (in aid of fundraising for the Kings Arms Football Club)
When: 12noon - 5pm (approx)
Where: Top Field at Testbourne Community School
Teams can enter with a maximum of 8 players (2 rolling subs) with an entry fee of �20. There is a limit of 16 teams for the Tournament, so the earlier the entry, the more chance of getting in!
Entry forms can be collected from The Kings Arms pub in Church. Rules will be given out nearer the date and the draw of teams will take place the week before. Closing date for entry forms is Thursday, 20th August 2009 at 9pm
There will be a BBQ and Refreshments available during the event
A presentation for the winners will take place afterwards at the Kings Arms along with a Raffle and Live Music from �ACOUSTIX� - We are looking for volunteer helpers for the BBQ and Refreshments plus any referees/linesman
More information from Ali at the Kings Arms

Kings Arms

Live Music - Acoustix
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
Presentations for 6-a-side football
Raffle
More information from 01256 893489

1 Sep 2009

Testbourne Community School

Parents Drop in Coffee Morning
When: 10.30 - 11.30
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Meet the newly appointed Family Support Outreach worker
All parents and carers of our cluster schools are welcome: Barton Stacey, Longparish, Overton, St Mary Bourne, Whitchurch and Testbourne
Come along and chat with other parents about news, views and concerns that affect you and your family
More information from Community Office on 892261

Whitchurch History Society

Railwayana
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors, who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

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3 Sep 2009

Women's Institute

Initial Meeting
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The WI is hoping to restart a Whitchurch group
Please come along, see the changing face of the WI, get involved and meet new friends

5 Sep 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Species hunt & evening reef trip (12 hrs)
Where: Weymouth Atlanta
�57
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

Fund Raising - Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust

U2 Tribute Band - Under a Blood Red Sky
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Victoria Rampton is running the London Marathon in April 2010 and raising money for The Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust, a local charity based in Yateley
Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available from Victoria
If you cannot go and wish to donate please do so at the website
More information from Victoria on 07887 534587
Website: www.justgiving.com/blondes-on-therun

Kings Arms

Live Music - Second Time Around
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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6 Sep 2009

Cats Protection

Open Afternoon
When: 1pm
Where: 103 Micheldever Road
An opportunity to see some of the cats in care, enjoy afternoon tea on the lawn and perhaps purchase something from one of the stalls
More information from on 892019
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

The White Hart

Pub Quiz and Meal Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
Drinks prizes
�6 per person - includes a half-time White Hart meal
Maximum of 6 per team
Jackpot total �20
More information from 01256 892900

9 Sep 2009

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2009

Open Forum
When: 7 - 9pm
Where: Parish Hall
Official Poppy Appeal organiser for Whitchurch, Christine Lynn, commends the admirable amount raised last year, but believes that with additional help the collection total for 2009 could be significantly greater
Discuss how to raise greater awareness for the 2009 appeal and you are invited to attend
In 2008 the Royal British Legion Whitchurch Branch contributed �3,654.00 to the grand total of the �101.2m spent on the welfare and services of those service men/women and families in need
Christine says: 'Surveys have shown that personal collections account for the majority of the monies received; so the more people, the greater the amount collected. Would you be willing to help?
More information from Christine on 893072

10 Sep 2009

Townswomen's Guild

Bee Keeping in North Hampshire
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
Mr Norman Hughes with a very topical talk, with the current concerns over the health of the bee population
Members free, visitors are welcome �2
More information from 892650

Kings Arms

Fun Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm ish
Where: Kings Arms
Quiz Night with Keith Wright - �1.50 per person � Starts between 8.30 - 9.00pm
This is a friendly quiz night and is not serious!
More information from 01256 893489

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12 - 13 Sep 2009

Second Whitchurch Folk Festival Reunion Day
Where: Harvest Home (from 12 noon) & Kings Arms (from 4pm)
Celebrating the 31st anniversary of the 1st Whitchurch Folk Festival with camping
Invited Guests include Overton Folk Club, Basingclog Morris, Gill�s Musicians� Session, Wherwell Song & Supper Folk Club, Overton Junior Longsword, Keith Bell Session & The Lamb Folk Club, Andover
All events free � collections may be made at some events for local charities
All are warmly welcomed to this reunion. No booking required, just turn up and enjoy yourselves - Pub food available throughout the day
More information from Sue Rampton 01256 896477 & Martin Watson
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/wffr09.pdf

12 Sep 2009

Hampshire and The Islands Historic Churches Trust

Ride and Stride
When: All day
Participants are invited to obtain sponsorship by cycling; running or walking to any number of churches and chapels in Hampshire or beyond
All money raised is divided equally between the Trust and the place of worship of their choice (last year All Hallows and St Mary's Tufton benefited by �450)
This is a great opportunity to combine the enjoyment of exploring the countryside; either in a group or individually; with the pleasure of visiting some lovely and interesting churches
Richard Mallinson has sponsorship forms and the list of participating churches in Hampshire
More information from Richard on 893556

12 - 13 Sep 2009

Second Whitchurch Folk Festival Reunion Day
Where: Harvest Home (from 12 noon) & Kings Arms (from 4pm)
Celebrating the 31st anniversary of the 1st Whitchurch Folk Festival with camping
Invited Guests include Overton Folk Club, Basingclog Morris, Gill�s Musicians� Session, Wherwell Song & Supper Folk Club, Overton Junior Longsword, Keith Bell Session & The Lamb Folk Club, Andover
All events free � collections may be made at some events for local charities
All are warmly welcomed to this reunion. No booking required, just turn up and enjoy yourselves - Pub food available throughout the day
More information from Sue Rampton 01256 896477 & Martin Watson
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/wffr09.pdf

12 Sep 2009

Clubnights

Youth Disco
When: 8 - 10.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Clubnights is a nightclub for 13 - 17 year olds
Low cut price drinks
Tickets �2 on the door
Website: www.clubnights.co.nr

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15 Sep 2009

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

19 Sep 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Spur, Dunc's Disco
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

20 Sep 2009

Millenium Meadow

Dog Day
Where: Millenium Meadow
See details via the website poster
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/dogposter09.jpg

21 Sep 2009

Whitchurch Library

Summer Reading Challenge - Quest Seekers - Presentations
When: 5.30, 6.15 and 7pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Presentation of medals and certificates to children who complete the Quest Seekers' Challenge
If you can�t come at any of these times, or prefer your child to collect their medal and certificate during an ordinary library visit, please let the library know
More information from 893724

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Harvesting and Storing Garden Produce
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
All are welcome to an opportunity to evaluate what we grow and how much of it, bearing in mind the options for enabling our produce to last more than a few days
This will be an evening of sharing ideas and experiences of what has worked and what has not
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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24 Sep 2009

Kings Arms

Fun Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm ish
Where: Kings Arms
Quiz Night with Keith Wright - �1.50 per person � Starts between 8.30 - 9.00pm
This is a friendly quiz night and is not serious!
More information from 01256 893489

25 Sep 2009

Kings Arms

Karaoke & Flunky Reflections
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

26 Sep 2009

Naomi House - Fund Raising

Quiz Night and Ploughman's Supper
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �5 per entrant (includes the food)
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
Please book your place - to make sure there's enough food!
More information from The Harvest on 896062
Website: www.naomihouse.org.uk

27 Sep 2009

All Hallows Church

Harvest Festival
When: 10am
Where: All Hallows Church
Harvest gifts will be received at that service or over the course of the next day or so and these will be delivered to Andover Crisis and Support Centre
The Centre is grateful for gifts of tinned food or toiletries with the needs of young families in mind

Friends of the Harvest Home

Quiz (transferred from The Railway Hotel)
When: Alternate Sundays at 9pm
Where: Harvest Home
Charity fund raising quiz
Every fortnight
More information from Nick Copp on 892737

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30 Sep 2009

Whitchurch Sustainability Forum

The Chemical-Free Home
When: 7.30 - 9pm
Where: Back room of the Bell, Bell Street, Whitchurch
Guest speaker: Julie Gibson from "The Natural Shop"
All welcome

2 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Times
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethrcott Centre
These sessions are aimed at pre-school children of two years and over. Content will be stories and a short craft activity
More information from 893724

3 Oct 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Turbot, Brill, Bass & Breem (8 hrs)
Where: Weymouth Atlanta
�45
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

Parish Hall Committee

Cabaret Evening Ticket Sales
When: 10am - Noon
Where: The Square
Buy your tickest for the fund raising dinner with TV and radio standup comedian Dominic Holland
Tickets, including 2 course meal (with a glass of wine), �15 single or �25 double - 20 tickets available for the cabaret only �5, �3 concessions
The price of the meal and cabaret is much less than you would pay just to see Dominic at The Lights or The Anvil, thanks to generous sponsorship from Hog the Limelight
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

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6 Oct - 3 Jan 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Kaleidoscopic Knitting by Jan Truman
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
A distinctive lace-like style of work created by knitting richly enameled metal filaments with glass beads
gemstones and pearls
Original designs ranging in size from tiny earrings
brooches and bracelets to majestic aerial sculptures over 2 metres high
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

6 Oct 2009

Whitchurch History Society

The Silk Mill
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

8 Oct 2009

Gill Nethercott Centre

Round The World in 80 Days
When: 7 for 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
More information from Sarah Castle on 896270
Website: gillnethercottcentre@

10 Oct 2009

Parish Hall Committee

Cabaret Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Fund raising dinner with TV and radio standup comedian
Event supported by Hog the Limelight
Tickets, including 2 course meal (with a glass of wine), �15 single or �25 double - 20 tickets available for the cabaret only �5, �3 concessions
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

Kings Arms

Live Music - Heid McLoughlin Band
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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11 Oct 2009

Friends of the Harvest Home

Quiz (transferred from The Railway Hotel)
When: Alternate Sundays at 9pm
Where: Harvest Home
Charity fund raising quiz
Every fortnight
More information from Nick Copp on 892737

13 Oct 2009

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

14 Oct 2009

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

AGM
When: 7pm
Where: The Silk Mill Tearoom
AGM followed by cheese and wine.
The Friends are keen to find a new secretary as Marion Proctor who has ably undertaken the position for the last three years is stepping down to help her aged parents
Any new committee members would be most welcome
The Friends are essential in keeping the Mill going

15 Oct 2009

Tryst Memorial Seat Fund Raising

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
�2 per team member
Please bring a raffle prize
The Tryst Memorial Seat will be put in the Millennium Meadow
More information from Chris Brown on 892805

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17 Oct 2009

Whitchurch United Football Club

Reserves v Sherfield
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Cup match
More information from John Aiken on 893549

17 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Long Shot, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

Clubnights

Youth Disco
When: 8 - 10.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Clubnights is a nightclub for 14 - 17 year olds
Low cut price drinks
Tickets �2 on the door
Website: www.clubnights.co.nr

19 Oct 2009

Community Play

Murder in the Cathedral - Cancelled
Where: All Hallows

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

The Soil
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by the very entertaining Chris Bird of Sparsholt College
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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24 Oct 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Sole Evening trip (6 hrs)
Where: Langstone Valkyrie
�35
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

24 Oct - 11 Nov 2009

Royal British Legion

Poppy Appeal 2009
Please give as generously as you can to this important cause. Numerous boxes will be positioned around the town and door to door collections will take place as usual. Gift Aid envelopes will be available
Anyone collecting on behalf of the charity will be carrying a signed authorization card so do check if you are concerned
In 2008 the Royal British Legion Whitchurch Branch contributed �3,654.00 to the grand total of the �101.2m spent on the welfare and services of those service men/women and families in need
Despite the hard work of a small band of volunteers additional help would be very much appreciated
More information from Christine on 893072

25 - 31 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Arts

Pumpkins and Guys Decoration Competitions
When: 5pm 25th - 7pm 31st
Where: People's houses, then Meadow
A decoration competition for Pumpkins and another one for Guys, all leading up to a Whitchurch Festival event on the Millennium Meadow
The grand prize is a Sunday dinner for 4 with a bottle of wine at the White Hart!
Entry form on the website
More information from Andrew on 893525
Website: WhitchurchArts.org.uk

25 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Live Music

Acoustic Music Session
When: 4pm
Where: The Bell
The Sunday sessions @ The Bell in Whitchurch are acoustic open sessions
Everyone is welcome, and if you'd like to perform just make yourself known to Keith. It's obvious who he is - look for the man in the hat who is organising the performers
Beware - you might even be asked to perform more than once
More information from Keith Bell
Website: www.keith-bell.com

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27 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Knitting without needles different styles of knitting
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

The Red House

Mushroom Dining Experience
When: Arrive between 7 & 7.30pm
Come and join in with the Red House's resident wine expert, Daniel O�Keefe who has 20 years experience in the wine industry and all round fungi to be with
�25 per head including wine
To book your place or request further information visit the website
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/index.php/events

28 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
What to do with your oldies recycle and create
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Sustainability Forum

Who is responsible for greener living - the government or the individual?
When: 7.30pm
Where: The Bell - Back Room
Speaker - Lucy Martins, Climate Change Officer, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
More information from Beth Wright

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29 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Working with wool what you can do with wool
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Library

Those Marvellous Musicals
When: 7pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
An event from the HOG in libraries programme
Songs from musicals with literary links will be performed by Jenny Rose
Tickets �4 with free refreshments
More information from 893724

30 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Holidays Children's Activities 8 - 12 yr olds
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshops (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

30 Oct - 30 Oct 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Holidays Children's Activities 12 - 16 yr olds
When: 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Art Away How to make a stunning picture using a variety of silk fabric and coloured inks
Workshop (bookable) There are limited places available so please book early to avoid disappointment
All materials are provided - �9.50 per place
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

30 Oct 2009

Kings Arms

Karaoke & Flunky Reflections
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
Halloween Fancy Dress
More information from 01256 893489

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Halloween Evening
Join in the Halloween fun at the Club, which incorpartes a family disco for all at the end of the evening
Children's fancy dress prize competition and other related Halloween fun events will take place
Entry is FREE to all members
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

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31 Oct 2009


Whitchurch Festival Committee

Bonfire & Fireworks at the Meadow
When: 5.30pm
Where: Millenium Meadow
Bonfire, Fireworks, Fancy Dress Competition, Hot Food & Drink
Please do not bring any fireworks, including sparklers, or pets
More information from Neville on 07760 321715
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

The White Hart

Fancy Dress or Die! Halloween Disco
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

3 Nov 2009

Whitchurch History Society

19th Cent. Pubs and Beerhouses in Whitchurch
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

Tish Tash Toys

Sale of Old Fashioned Style Wooden Toys
When: 7.30pm onwards
Where: Kings Arms
In the Lounge side at the Kings Arms, Church Street, Whitchurch
Everyone welcome
More information from 01256 893489

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6 Nov 2009

Cats Protection

Coffee Morning
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Fund raising event
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Times
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethrcott Centre
These sessions are aimed at pre-school children of two years and over. Content will be stories and a short craft activity
More information from 893724

7 Nov 2009

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Boxing
When: 7pm
Following the great success of the previous amateur boxing evening, our local boxing club in Andover is holding a full night of bouts
Tickets - �10 from Steve Smith or from the bar
The last event was a complete sell out so early purchase of tickets is recommended
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493 or Steve Smith on 07748 983111

Kings Arms

Live Music - Nina McCann
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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8 Nov 2009

All Hallows

Rembrance Day Service
When: 10.15am
Where: All Hallows Church

10 Nov 2009

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

14 Nov 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Cod and Whiting (8 hrs)
Where: Langstone Valkyrie
�45
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

Testbourne Community School PTFA

Craft & Gift Fair
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
This year there will be a wide variety of stalls selling some exciting crafts and gifts for sale. The stalls include various hand-crafted jewellery, handmade cards, children's toys, Christmas gifts, handbags, needlecraft goods, hand painted ceramics and l
There will be a seating area to sit and enjoy the seasonal atmosphere and refreshments that will be served all day. There will also be a raffle and tombola stalls, and a chocolate fountain, run by the PTFA
The event is organised by the Parents, Teachers and Friends Association of Testbourne Community School Whitchurch and the profits made will be used to purchase much needed equipment for the school
More information from Louise Brennan on 01264 355129

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Book Launch
When: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
The Mill is highly honoured that it has been selected as the Hampshire venue for Sir David Mitchell DL to launch his book 'From House to House The Endless Adventure of Politics and Wine'. Sir David was MP for North Hampshire from 1964 � 1997
Grasp the opportunity to buy a copy from the Silk Mill shop and have it signed, it will be an ideal Christmas present
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Festival Committee

We'll Meet Again Supper
When: 4.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Meal with entertainment for 100 of Whitchurch's Senior Citizens
WADS, Singing for Fun and a local "comedy duo"
By invitation only - call if you would like to be invited
More information from Rob on 07919 071282

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Race Night
Come and have flutter on the horses and win some money for Christmas shopping
Profits are to be donated to the Whitchurch Youth Football Team
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

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15 Nov 2009

Operation Christmas Child

Thanksgiving service
When: 6pm
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church is acting as the drop off point for boxes for the project
it is hoped there will be a speaker from Operation Christmas Child
More information from John Waterer on 892868
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/indexlong.php#331

16 Nov 2009

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Growing Soft Fruit
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by the very knowledgeable Peter Barwick of Blackmoor Nurseries
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

21 - 22 Nov 2009

Hampshire Arts

Christmas Art Fair
When: 10am - 5pm
Where: Parish Hall
Display of art by 10 professional artists from in and around Whitchurch
See some of the artists' work on Hampshire Arts website
Entry Free
More information from Tim Richardson on 07768 917400
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

21 Dec 2009

Town Centre Improvements Programme

New Community Website
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Blomming Digital will be showing their thoughts to date on how the new website will look
Come along with your ideas

Wessex Lodge & Berehill House

Christmas Bazaar
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Wessex Lodge
Lots of different stalls including Tombola, crafts and homemade cakes
Donations of tombola prizes or home baking would be most gratefully received
More information from The Manager on 895982

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Live Music
Popular local band Sideways Down play live 60's & 70's music during the evening
Tickets - �5 from the bar
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - 21st Anniversary Tom Williams, Dunc's Disco
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

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22 Nov 2009

Hampshire Artists

Jazz
When: 7.30 - 10pm
Where: Parish Hall
A great mix of jazz standards and cool funk
A not to be missed performance
Tickets on the door or from the exhibition
Bar
More information from Tim Richardson on 07768 917400
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

26 - 28 Nov 2009

WADS

The Passing Out Parade
When: 7.30pm
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
The play with an all female cast is written by Anne Valery and set in 1944, it features seven raw girls who have just signed up and follows their trials and tribulations at the hands of Joyce "blood-and-guts" Pickering
With a barrack room setting, a soundtrack of music and songs from the period, authentic1940s accessories, uniforms and even wartime undergarments, the show re-creates the dark days of 1944 with comedy, drama and even tragedy
At its peak during WW2, the women's branch of the British Army, known as the Auxiliary Territorial Service or ATS, boasted more than 200,000 recruits
Tickets �5 (�4 concessions) from Claire or from Newbury Building Society after 14 Nov
More information from Claire on 892514

27 Nov - 25 Dec 2009

Christmas in Whitchurch 2009

Christmas activities throughout the Town
See Update, the Parish Magazine and posters for details

27 Nov 2009

Christmas in Whitchurch 2008

Switching on the Lights
When: 6:30 for 7pm
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
The lights will be switched on by the Mayor at 7pm

Kings Arms

Karaoke & Flunky Reflections
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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28 Nov 2009

Whitchurch Association & Rising Fives

Christmas Fair
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Huge variety of stalls selling crafts, gifts, cards, tombola, raffle, refreshments
Call Sarah to book a table
More information from Sarah Castle on 01256 896270

29 Nov 2009

All Hallows

Christingle service
When: 6pm
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
This beautiful candlelit occasion is always a favourite with young families and all are welcome

1 Dec 2009

All Hallows Church

Tea and Mince Pies
When: 2.15pm
Where: All Hallows Church Hall
Only �1, all welcome

Whitchurch History Society

Magic Lantern Show
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

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2 Dec 2009

Walking for Health @ BDBC

Walking for Health
When: 10 - 11am + socialising
Where: Starts at the Gill Nethercott Centre
A weekly led walk of about an hour and it's free
More information from Jane Wilding
Website: www.basingstokehealthwalks.org

3 Dec 2009

Whitchurch Association

Ashputtel - The Cinderella Story
When: 6 - 8pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Brothers Grimm Cinderella story theatre production
Family Ticket �18, adults �6.50 Child �3.00
Ticket prices have been kindly subsidised by Whitchurch Silver Leaf Syndicate
More information from Sarah Castle on 01256 896270

4 Dec 2009

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Times
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethrcott Centre
These sessions are aimed at pre-school children of two years and over. Content will be stories and a short craft activity
More information from 893724

5 - 19 Dec 2009

1st Whitchurch Scouts

Scouts' Christmas Post
Where: Old Paper Shop & Seeviours Court
Delivery to homes in Whitchurch
You will find their post boxes in place at the Old Paper Shop and in the foyer of Seeviours Court
The cost of the service is 20p per card and the correct money should be placed in the post box with your cards

5 - 23 Dec 2009

1st Whitchurch Scouts

Santa's Carol Float
Where: In a road near you
Listen for his sleigh bells and look out for him - he'll be there whenever his busy schedule allows

5 Dec 2009

Friends of Whitchurch Primary School

Magic of Christmas Fair
When: 2 - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Primary School
Tombola, Prizes, Raffle, Lucky Dip, a Visit from Father Christmas - and much much more!
Please go along and support them
Entry - Adults 50p, children free!!
More information from Katherine Neill on 896130

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8 Dec 2009

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

9 Dec 2009

Singing For Fun Choir

Christmas Concert
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
�5/�4 including mulled wine and nibbles on entry
Bring your own drinks
More information from Linda Cowley 895490

10 Dec 2009

Whitchurch Silk Mill

North Downs Lacemakers
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill Tea Room
The North Downs Lacemakers will be demonstrating their skills on Thursday
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Parish Hall Committee

Seasonal Bingo
When: 7.30pm (Doors open at 7)
Where: Parish Hall
Only 10p per ticket with a �50 snowball for a full house in 52 numbers
A free warming drink of mulled wine to greet the dark nights
More information from Phil 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

Save Whitchurch Bank

Public Meeting
When: 8pm
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
Please come along, HSBC management is being invited to attend
Website: www.savewhitchurchbank.org.uk

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12 Dec 2009

Baptist Church

Get in the Picture
When: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Get in the Picture this Christmas - come and dress up and have your free photo taken in a nativity scene
Download the picture from the web
Full details on the website
Download a poster here
Website: www.getinthepicture.org.uk

Ipocambosmonos Jewellery


When: 10am - 5pm
Where: 2 Bloswood Lane
Wine and nibbles. Free gift wrapping.
More information from 01256 893632

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Father Christmas at the Mill
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: The Silk Mill Tearoom
Free entry to the Mill
Visit Santa �2.50
Refreshments available
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Basingstoke Cancer Unit - Fund Raising

Christmas Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
Bring your own mince pies, crackers etc
More information from Christine Brown 892805

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Grand Christmas Raffle
When: 8.30pm
Family style music entertainment and large Christmas raffle
All raffle ticket sales will go towards purchasing the prizes and in addition a �500 TOP PRIZE will be available to be won by a lucky club member whio attends the evening
Free Mulled Wine, Mince pie and Christmas Card
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

The White Hart

Live Music - Martin & Darren
When: 9pm
Where: The White Hart
Beatles, Eagles, Oasis etc
... and even possibly a Christmas tune
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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13 - 18 Dec 2009

Whitchurch Arts

Family Christmas Windows Competition
When: Anytime family wants
Where: Every house in Whitchurch
Decorate a window in your house and enter our competition
More information from [email protected]
Website: WhitchurchArts.org.uk

13 Dec 2009

Baptist Church

Christmas Special Family Service
When: 10.30am
Where: Baptist Church
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org

14 Dec 2009

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

The Scilly Isles + Christmas Social
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

17 Dec 2009

Luekemia Research - Fund Raising

Christmas Quiz Night & Raffle
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
Bring your own mince pies, crackers etc
More information from Christine Brown 892805

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19 Dec 2009

Test Valley Sea Angling Club

Fishing Trip - Flounders or Cod and Whiting (8 hrs)
Where: Lymington P/Venture
�35 or �45
More information from e-mail: [email protected]

Whitchurch Fire Brigade

Carols in the Square
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: The Square
Festive music and a charity collection

Christmas in Whitchurch 2008

Competition Prize Giving
When: 12noon
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Prizes for the Spot the Odd One Out, Find the Letters and Best Shop Window Display

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - The Murphy's, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

Kings Arms

Disco
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
60's, 70's, Motown
More information from 01256 893489

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20 Dec 2009

Methodist Church

Parents' & Children's Service: Deacon Shirley Macintosh
When: 3pm
Where: Methodist Church

Whitchurch Live Music

The Bell Sunday Session Christmas Turkey
When: 4pm
Where: The Bell
The Sunday sessions @ The Bell in Whitchurch are acoustic open sessions
Everyone is welcome, and if you'd like to perform just make yourself known to Keith. It's obvious who he is - look for the man in the hat who is organising the performers
Beware - you might even be asked to perform more than once
If you enjoy Christmas carols and novelty songs, you may be a tad disappointed
More information from Keith Bell
Website: www.keith-bell.com

Baptist Church

Carols By Candlelight
When: 6.30pm
Where: Baptist Church
With brass ensemble and singers
Followed by coffee & mince pies
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org

Kings Arms

Christmas Raffle & Draw
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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21 Dec 2009

Whitchurch Folk Singers

The Great Whitchurch Carol Tour
When: Meet 7.30pm
Where: The Bell - the pubs - Harvest Home
Meet for Carols at the Bell at 7.30 as usual, then on, via other hostelries, to the Harvest Home
Come along to any of the pubs and join in - see the invite
Finishing at the Harvest where we will have supper, various guest performances & carols, songs, music etc and a mummers' play directed by Steve Jordan involving members of the audience
We are also lucky enough to be having a couple of songs by Paul Sartin who is a very well known & respected performer on the folk scene.
More information from Sue Rampton
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/carols09.pdf

22 Dec 2009

Kings Arms

Christmas Games Night
When: 8.30pm ish
Where: Kings Arms
Wii, poker, darts & crib
More information from 01256 893489

23 Dec 2009

Kings Arms

Pool Night
Where: Kings Arms
�2 entry
Cash Prize
More information from 01256 893489

Christmas Eve 2009

All Hallows Church

Crib Service
When: 4pm
Where: All Hallows Church
This service is popular with people of any age and is a great way to celebrate Christmas
. Younger children will again have the opportunity to take part in a tableau of the Nativity
They are invited therefore to dress the part: you can never have too many shepherds and angels or indeed kings, sheep and oxen!
Come and join the celebration!

Methodist Church

Carol service: Helen Watson
When: 6pm
Where: Methodist Church
For all the family to enjoy

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Christmas Eve Disco
When: 7 - 11pm
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

Harvest Home

Disco
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
More information from Mark & Pauline on 896062

Kings Arms

Christmas Eve Disco
When: 8.30pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

All Hallows Church

Midnight Mass
When: 11.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church

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Christmas Day 2009

All Hallows Church

Sung Communion
When: 8.45am
Where: All Hallows Church

Methodist Church

A service of Carols & Celebration for the Birth of Jesus
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church

Baptist Church

Family Service
When: 10am
Where: Baptist Church
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org

Methodist Church

Christmas Service
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church
A service of Carols & Celebration for the Birth of Jesus

St Mary's Church

Sung Communion
When: 10am
Where: St Mary's Church, Tufton

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Boxing Day 2009

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Boxing Day Family Disco
When: 1 - 4.30pm
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

New Year's Eve 2009

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - 4 Card Trick, Ralph's Country Road Show
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar BYOF&D;
More information from John & Eileen on 01264 395324

Harvest Home

Live Music
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Hear some great music from some new bands
Free
More information from Mark & Pauline on 896062

The White Hart

Let it Glow
Where: The White Hart
Ultra Violet New Year's Eve Party
Wear something White!
Free - no tickets needed
More information from 01256 892900

Kings Arms

New Year's Eve Disco
Where: Kings Arms
Disco, buffet and 1st drink (no doubles) included in the ticket price
Entry by ticket only �10 from the bar in advance
Limited numbers only - book early!
More information from 01256 893489

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New Year's Day 2010

Walking for Health @ BDBC

Walking for Health
When: 11am
Where: Starts at the Gill Nethercott Centre
6 mile walk to get rid of the cobwebs
Halfway break at The Watership Down for refreshments
More information from Jane Wilding
Website: www.basingstokehealthwalks.org

12 Jan 2010

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
PC Paula Deery will hold the monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters with her

16 Jan 2010

Whitchurch Arts

Awards Presentation
When: 12 noon
Where: The Watership Down
Presentation of Inspiration Award to author Richard Adams
More information from 01256 892837

18 Jan 2010

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Herb cultivation
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by the very knowledgeable herbalist and author Tina Stapley
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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19 Jan 2010

Mityana 2009

Update on Activities
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A full report of all the project is doing

21 Jan 2010

All Hallows

Bell Peal
When: 5.30pm
3 hour (approx) peal
The peal will be led by Geoff Dodd, a local ringer from Newbury
This will be the 35th anniversary of his group's first peal here

24 Jan 2010

The White Hart

Burns Night Quiz
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
Drinks prizes
�6 per person - includes a half-time Haggis Supper
Maximum of 6 per team
Free dram of whisky to those in tartan
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

30 - 31 Jan 2010

Working 4 Whitchurch

12th 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, cookery demonstrations, expert advice, catalogue of varieties, children's creche
Unusual seeds and a seed swap
Don't miss it - 2,000 didn't last year
Website: www.potatoday.org

30 Jan 2010

Whitchurch Charities

DEC Haiti Appeal Sale
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Home made cakes, preserves, bric-a-brac, toys, etc. etc
Refreshments
Any donations would be much appreciated and can be brought to Rotations Charity Shop in London Street on Friday evening between 6 - 8pm

30 Jan 2010

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Take That Tribute band
When: 7.30pm
Tickest �6
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

30 Jan 2010

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Live Music
When: 7.30pm
Take That Tribute Band & Disco
Tickets - �6 from the bar
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

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1 Feb - 28 Mar 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Block printing and scagliola
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
These two techniques are used in the creation of interiors
Scagliola is the process of creating a faux marble and uses raw silk to create the effect
The exhibition will show the history, process and materials involved in the production of this extraordinary and unusual art form

892065

2 Feb 2010

Whitchurch History Society

AGM � Talking Pictures
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Video by Hector Goldsack
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

4 Feb 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Gala Film Premiere - Julie & Julia 12A
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
First of the monthly showings of films from Moviola - Free glass of bubbly on arrival
Comedy with Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, from Miss Pettigrew and Doubt; the by line is �A recipe to change your life�
Two parallel stories about two women, Meryl Streep as a celebrity cook and Amy Adams as a bored housewife. They never meet but their destinies interact through a cookery book
Tickets �5 from John Dennett (from mid Jan) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk
Free glass on bubbly on arrival

5 Feb 2010

Whitchurch Library

Story Time
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethrcott Centre
Stories for pre-school age children
Free
Parents need to stay with children
More information from 01256 893724
Website: hants.gov.uk/library

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6 Feb 2010

WADS and Whitchurch Association

M'Nango Murder Mystery Evening with Dinner
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
You are invited into the valley of death M'Nango Valley!
Tickets �15 in advance only
More information from Sarah Castle at the GN Centre on 896270
Website: gillnethercottcentre.org.uk

9 - 12 Feb 2010

Testbourne School

The Wizard of Oz
When: 7.30pm
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
It promises to be a smashing show
Because of the disruption caused by the snow, pupils and staff have been rehearsing on Sundays to make sure they are ready
Tickets �6 for adults, �3 concessions, �15 for a family ticket
More information from Ms Sagar on 892061, extension 211

13 Feb 2010

Foundation for the Study of Sudden Infant Death

Valentine's Ball
When: 7pm - 12 midnight
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Fund Raising Event
Tickets �15 each which includes entry and food - Tables of 10 available upon request
Entertainment and Raffle donated by local businesses
Smart Dress NO TICKETS FOR SALE ON THE NIGHT
More information from Sophia on 07530 279630
Website: www.ava-starjewellery.co.uk

Millennium Green Trust

Tryst Seat Party
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Local musicians Darren and Martin will sing �10 includes food
More information from Linda Cowley on 895490
Website: www.whitchurchmeadow.org.uk

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Valentine's day 2010

The White Hart

Candlelit Dinners
Romantic Candlelit Dinner
Book now or buy a ticket to win the meal for just �1
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

15 Feb 2010

Whitchurch Library

Stories and a recycling activity
When: 10.30 � 11.30am
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
For pre-school children

Whitchurch Library

Michael Recycle Story Sack Drama
When: 1 - 3pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
For 5+
with craft activities using recyclable items

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Growing Potatoes - John Trim
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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16 Jun 2010

Testbourne School, Hampshire Constabulary, Connexions and B&DBC;

Youth Football Tournament
Where: Testbourne Community School
Volunteers are needed to help run this event
More information from Paul or Helen on 892261

16 - 18 Feb 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Lino printing and marbling for children
There will be a charge in addition to theadmission fee
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

16 Feb 2010

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.30 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone to book a session on 0300 123 23 23
or visit the website
or just turn up
More information from 0300 123 23 23
Website: www.blood.co.uk

Ash Wednesday 2010

Churches Together in Whitchurch

Service of penitence
When: 8pm
Where: All Hallows Church
All are welcome

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20 feb 2010

The White Hart

Live Music
Acoustix
More information from 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

22 Feb 2010

Silver Threads

AGM
When: 2pm
Where: Parish Hall
Everyone is encouraged to go along to hear of the outings they have had and the forthcoming outings

24 Feb 2010

Kettlebells

Fitness Training
When: 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
First of weekly fitness training sessions using an technique that has stood the test of time
Given by experts with a combined 30 years fitness training experise
Your first session is free
More information from Will Dollar on 07775 744336
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/kettlebells.htm

27 Feb 2010

Whitchurch Youth Project

Teen Fitness
More information from John Wiltshire on 07769 900613

Kings Arms

Disco - Noise Factory
When: 8.30pm - Late
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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2 Mar 2010

Whitchurch History Society

Clock Making � Past and Present
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by David Poole
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

4 Mar 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Film - Bright Star PG
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Moviola film - Period drama - Jane Campion�s acclaimed, ravishingly beautiful film of the love affair between Fanny Brawne and John Keats, cut short by the poet�s death at the age of 25
Utterly romantic, beautifully made. Ben Whishaw and Abbie Cornish
Bring plenty of tissues
Tickets �5 from John Dennett (from mid Feb) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

6 Mar 2010

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Disco - Festival Princess and attendants selection
When: 6 - 8pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Entry forms available on the evening
Refreshments will be provided
More information from 01256 893513
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

Whitchurch Cricket Club

Spring Fun Quiz
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
�2 per player - team size maximum of 6
Prize draw

Kings Arms

Live Music - Heidi McLauglin Band
When: 8.30pm - Late
Where: Kings Arms
Great Blues & Rock
More information from 01256 893489

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13 Mar 2010

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Boxing
When: 7pm
Following the great success of the previous amateur boxing evening, our local boxing club in Andover is holding a full night of bouts
Tickets - Ringside �12, others �10 - �15 on the night
The last event was a complete sell out so early purchase of tickets is recommended
More information from Kevin on 07922 or email Liz

14 Mar 2010

The Red House

Mothers' Day Lunch
When: 12noon - 4pm
3 Course Meal
�25 per head
To book your place or request further information visit the website
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/index.php/events

Millennium Green Tust

Mad Winter Summer Picnic
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
�5 entry bring your own food and drink
Wide range of local entertainment
More information from Graham Burgess on 01256 892837
Website:

The White Hart

Paddy's Day Themed Quiz
When: 8pm
Quiz & Supper
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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15 Mar 2010

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

The sex life of plants
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by local expert David Beeson of Andover Down
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

18 Mar 2010

Whitchurch Association

Forest forge Theatre present 'Freefolk'
When: 7pm for 730pm start
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A comedy about living in a free country. 12 years
Tickets �7.50 adult �6 children/Seniors
More information from Sarah Castle Gill Nethercott Centre 01256 896270
Website: gillnethercottcentre.org.uk

20 - 27 Mar 2010

Whitchurch Green Aware Week
Where: Various locations in town
A whole week of environmentally focussed activities
Website: www.whitchurchgreenaware.org.uk

20 Mar 2010

Whitchurch Green Fair
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A day of displays, talks, workshops and activities on an environmental theme
Website: www.whitchurchgreenaware.org.uk

Twangfest Team

Twangfest 10 Launch
When: 7.30pm
Where: Harvest Home
The Guns of Pig Alley, Skidmarx, The Fortunate
FREE
Website: www.twangfest.co.uk

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21 Mar 2010

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 �4 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

24 Mar 2010

Whitchurch Tennis Club

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: The White Hart
All members and prospective new members are very welcome
For details of membership and any other information about the club, please contact the Chair, Nigel Russell, or the Secretary, Wendy Helsby
More information from Nigel Russell, Chair, on 892897 or Secretary, Wendy Helsby, on 892036

26 Mar 2010

The Red House

South Africa Themed Evening
When: 7pm -
It's like a table of food and wine packed with sunshine - just the thing to get the Spring started!
3 Course Meal �30 per head, including a selection of fine South African Wines
To book your place or request further information visit the website
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/index.php/events

1 Apr 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Fim - An Education 12A
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Light social drama - BAFTA Best Actress � Carey Mulligan!
The story of a girl from an ordinary middle class English background who wins a place at Oxford but chooses instead a very different education through her relationship with a flashy and worldly 30s older man
Excellent performances throughout, notably from Alfred Molina as her father and Peter Sarsgaard as the older man
Tickets �5 from John Dennett & The Handbag Shop (from mid Mar) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

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2 Apr 2010

Kings Arms

Live Music with Frankie Leigh
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

3 April 2010

Longmeadow Sports & Social Centre

Easter Disco
When: Kids Easter Bonnet Compettition and Easter Egg Raffle
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

The White Hart

70s & 80s Disco and Late Bar
When: 8.30pm
Fancy Dress
Prizes for the most authentic outfits
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

6 - 8 Apr 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Marbling silk painting and printing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

6 Apr 2010

Whitchurch History Society

The Watercress Line
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by David Yaldren
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

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8 Apr 2010

Townswomen's Guild

An unusual childhood
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
Talk by Mrs J Hackett
Members free, visitors are welcome �2
More information from 892650

9 Apr 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Workshop - Ages 5 to 10
When: 10.30am -12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make your own Marbled Tie Dye Tee Shirt
What is is and where it comes from? You will learn how to create your own marble effect on a Tee shirt. Please supply your own white cotton tee shirt. Leave a trace of your creativity at the Silk Mill using silk squares provided to tie dye
�10 Please wear old clothes
More information from and to book a place ring 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Library

Storytime for pre-school age children
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
More information from 893724

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Workshop - Ages 8 & above
When: 2.30 - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make your own Marbled Tie Dye Tee Shirt
As above
�10 Please wear old clothes
More information from and to book a place ring 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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10 April 2010

Longmeadow Sports & Social Centre

Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
In aid of the Outdoor Bowls Club
�2.50 - includes Chicken & Chips
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

11 Apr 2010

Andover Riding for the Disabled

Daffodil Sunday
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: Binley
Spring will be celebrated once again in this annual fund raising event, with two glorious gardens with woodland walks open 2 � 5pm with homemade teas, plants, bric-a-brac & raffle
Entrance �2 � dogs 50p (to be kept on leads)

13 - 15 Apr 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Marbling silk painting and printing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

13 Apr 2010

All Hallows Church

General Election Hustings
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Organised in suport of Christian Aid's attempt to elicit the policies of the candidates in areas in which it is campaigning at present - the contributions made to global poverty by such issues as climate change and international commercial tax dodging
All four candidates in the NW Hampshire constituency have agreed to attend, Sarah Evans (Labour), Tom McCann (Liberal Democrat), Stanley Oram (UK Independence Party) and Sir George Young (Conservative)
Other pressing issues of the moment which have also been highlighted at All Hallows, namely the Israel-Palestine conflict and its relationship to other Middle Eastern matters, such as the ongoing war in Afghanistan
Attendees should of course feel free to raise any issues which may concern them at this election

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17 Apr 2010

Team Uganda 2010

Table Top Sale
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Tables, Teas, Tombola
Entrance 20p - Kids FREE
Tables �5 in advance
More information from Jim on 892656 or Alison on 896319

18 Apr 2010

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Charity Open Day - Naomi House
When: 10am - 4pm
For one day only! Get a sneak preview of Hardy's Chelsea preparations and enjoy 10% discount on all Hardy's plants - and all for a good cause! Entry FREE � donations to Naomi House
Behind the scenes tours by Rosy Hardy, so you can see some of the plants destined for the Chelsea Flower Show (14 Gold Medals) and don't miss your chance to enter a free prize draw to win two tickets to visit Chelsea 2010
Refreshments will be available, with all proceeds from these going straight to Naomi House, and take a look at other local craftsmen with their demonstrations and displays
See Hardy�s new plant for 2010; Gaillardia 'Naomi Sunshine', to be launched at Chelsea - every plant sold will mean a royalty will be paid to Naomi House. Naomi House will be present, with their own merchandise for sale
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk/news.asp?story=51&n;
Entry free - but please donate to Naomi House

19 Apr 2010

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

AGM + Sharing our successes and failures
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

22 Apr 2010

The Red House

The Red House Lebanese Evening
When: Arrive between 7 & 7.30pm
Come and sample the Lebanese themed cuisine...
3 Courses �25 per head including wine
To book your place or request further information visit the website
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/index.php/events

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24 Apr 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Talk - A stroll through the Axis of Evil
When: 7 for 7.15pm
Where: Silk Mill
Explorer, lecturer, photographer, author and broadcaster, John Pilkington, who will be presenting his though provoking talk, sharing his experiences in Lebanon. Syria, Iraq and Iran
This is guaranteed to be a special evening. John will be available to sign copies of his books
Tickets are on sale in the Silk Mill shop at �6 for non friends and �5.00 for friends. Includes wine and nibbles
All proceeds go to the education and restoration work of the Friends
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

The White Hart

Proud & Loud - Darren & Martin
When: 8pm
D & M's annual St George's Day gig
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Talk - A stroll through the Axis of Evil
When: 7 for 7.15pm
Where: Silk Mill
Explorer, lecturer, photographer, author and broadcaster, John Pilkington, who will be presenting his though provoking talk, sharing his experiences in Lebanon. Syria, Iraq and Iran
This is guaranteed to be a special evening. John will be available to sign copies of his books
Tickets are on sale in the Silk Mill shop at �6 for non friends and �5.00 for friends. Includes wine and nibbles
All proceeds go to the education and restoration work of the Friends
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Talk - A stroll through the Axis of Evil
When: 7 for 7.15pm
Where: Silk Mill
Explorer, lecturer, photographer, author and broadcaster, John Pilkington, who will be presenting his though provoking talk, sharing his experiences in Lebanon. Syria, Iraq and Iran
This is guaranteed to be a special evening. John will be available to sign copies of his books
Tickets are on sale in the Silk Mill shop at �6 for non friends and �5.00 for friends. Includes wine and nibbles
All proceeds go to the education and restoration work of the Friends
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Longmeadow Sports & Social Centre

Frankie Valli & Barry Gibb Tribute Night
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

Kings Arms

Live Music with The Guns of Pig Alley
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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27 Apr - 6 Jun 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Living Looms
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
An Exhibition of the fruits of historic looms
Learn about the Living Looms project where they are conserving building, equipment and skills reating memories and valuies. Since things come in pairs nowadays this is paired with an exhibition of horsehair weaving by John Bord Textiles
The world's oldest horsehair weaving mill
Visit their website
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

27 Apr 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Spinning, weaving & dying display
When: 10.30am - 4.15pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
North Downs Lace Makers will be inspiring you to take up the art of lace making with their enjoyable demonstrations
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

30 Apr 2010

Whitchurch Library

Information at your fingertips
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Staff will be running free � hour sessions to help people get started in using some of the many E (electronic) resources available free through membership of the library
Look at Which? Reports; Start your family history with Ancestry; Who�s Who; 19th Century British Library Newspapers; get detailed information on people, places, history and the news; Find information on holiday destinations, solving crossword clues ......
Find your way through the library services on-line, including how to renew loans, reserve items from library catalogue, and find details of all new items added to Whitchurch stock in the last 2 months
Please book a session by phoning the library on 893724 during opening hours (Mon & Fri 10am � 5pm, Wed 10am � 7pm, Sat 9.30am � 1pm). Bu, do feel free to come in on Friday 30 and see if there are any sessions still available

May Day 2010

Michelle Toogood-Johnson

Off the Wall Plant Sale
When: 11am
Where: 83 Winchester Road, Whitchurch, RG28 7JB
Plant sale
Lots of plants for sale this coming Saturday, please feel free to come and look at our fantastic selection of perennials, shrubs and Strawberry plants - from our organically tended family garden using sourced environmentally friendly re-used pots!
More information from 01256 895244

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Crowning Festival Queen & Princess
When: 2pm
Where: Millenium Meadow
For more information visit the website
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk/carnivalqueen2010.html

Whitchurch Association

Launch of New Town Website
When: 3.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Launch of the new official town website by the new Carnival by Queen run by and for the people, businesses and organisations of Whitchurch. Meet the web team and learn how to enter your own news, events and information.
More information from 01256 896270
Website: www.whitchurchassociation.org.uk

Whitchurch Association

May Day Family Film Treat - UP
When: 4.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Join us for a FREE screening of UP. Numbers limited so please book to avoid disappointment
More information from Sarah Castle 896270
Website: gillnethercottcentre.org.uk

Whitchurch Association

Gala Film Night - screening Nine
When: 7.30 for 8pm
Gala Film Night showing of Nine - glamourous film for grown ups. Tickets �5 in advance �5.50 on door
More information from Sarah Castle 896270
Website: gillnethercottcentre.org.uk

Kings Arms

Disco
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489

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2 May 2010

All Hallows Church

Concert of religious and secular music
When: 7.30pm
Daleian Singers, a fine male-voice choir from Staffordshire - they have performed at Romsey Abbey
Tickest �6 on the door.

4 May 2010

Whitchurch History Society

Circling the Square � A Detective Story
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Hector Goldsack
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors, who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

5 May 2010

The Blue Ginger

Michel Jackson Night
More information from 01256 895700

6 May 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Fim - It's Complicated - 15
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Romantic comedy - Meeting up again at their son�s graduation, Jane (Meryl Streep) and Jake (Alec Baldwin) find themselves oddly attracted to each other after ten years of divorce and embark on an affair
It�s complicated because Jake is remarried to a younger wife and Jane�s eye has been caught by the romantically-minded architect (Steve Martin) who is remodelling her house
While it looks and sounds like a chick-flick, complete with Jane and her mates having big girlie nights in to discuss sex and men over glasses of wine, it's a film that feels both familiar and fresh
Tickets �5 from John Dennett & The Handbag Shop (from mid April) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

The Red House

Polish Themed Evening
When: 7pm -
Barszcz -Beetroot Soup & Mushroom Dumplings
Roladki - Rolled Beef Escalope stuffed with Gerkin & Gouda Cheese, Smoked Sausage in Sauerkraut & Buttered Boiled Potatoes
Seromak - Half-baked Poppy Seed Flavoured Cheesecake ...with a Cumble topping & served with Red Fruits
�30 per head including a fine selection of wines
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/index.php/events

Whitchurch WI

House of Colours
When: 7.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church Room
Are you stuck in a rut with your clothes?
Are you interested in meeting some new people?
Only �3 for non-members
More information from Beverly on 896591

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7 May 2010

Whitchurch Library

Story Time
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethrcott Centre
Stories for pre-school age children
Free
Parents need to stay with children
More information from 01256 893724
Website: hants.gov.uk/library

8 May 2010

Friends Of Whitchurch Primary

Car Boot Sale
When: 9am for cars 10am to 2pm for public
Where: Whitchurch Primary School
Clear out your house, shed and garage
Cars �5 in advance �7 on day
50p entrance per adult
More information from Fiona on 892106
Website: www.whitchurch.hants.sch.uk/keyinfo_detail.asp?Section=3&Ref;=10

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Voices Across the World
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
To celebrate National Mills Weekend, Andover Radio Club will give visitors to the Silk Mill the opportunity to talk to people in other mills across the world

892065

Whitchurch & Overton Invitation Pool League

2009/10 Season Presentations
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Disco & Karaoke, Raffle & Trophy Presentations
Trophies for Winners & Runners Up in Divisions 1 & 2, Knock Out, Singles, Ladies Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Captains' Cup & Landlords' Cup
+
Divisions 1 & 2 Most Singles Won
More information from Mark & Pauline on 896062

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9 - 15 May 2010

Christian Aid Week

House to House Collection
Envelopes will be distributed to every home early in the week and will be collected a day or two later
John Deveson of the local Christian Aid Committee says that it would be helpful to the volunteer collectors if householders could have their donation ready for them when they call
He also urges taxpayers giving �2 or more to increase the value of their gifts at no cost by completing the Gift Aid form on the envelope
John says, "We thank everyone who gives to support this most worthwhile charitable work and would still be pleased to hear from anyone who is able to give a couple of hours to help collecting during the week"
More information from John Deveson on 893241 or Pauline Rutter on 892803

10 May - 28 Jun (less Bank Holiday) 2010

The Marriage Course

Marriage Course
When: Mondays 7.30 � 9.45pm
Where: TBC
The course is designed for any couple (married or not), whether they have been together for one or 61 years, and whether they feel they have a strong relationship or are struggling
Whilst based on Christian principles, it is designed for couples with or without a Christian faith
There is no group work involved
The course will be run by Dan and Vicki Gleed, supported by All Hallows Church
More information from Dan or Vicki on 893776
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/marriage.htm

12 May 2010

All Hallows

Fete Bring & Buy Coffee Morning
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Weir Cottage, The Weir
The event is run each year to raise working funds for the parish fete
The fete will be held at The Lawn, Church Street, on Saturday July 11. At the coffee morning people can bring and buy local produce. There will be cakes, home made jams and preserves, plants, a raffle and much more
Entrance 50p, inlcudes tea/coffee & biscuits. Refreshments will be available and help with transport can be given if needed
More information from Alison Chapman on 896123

13 May - Ascension Day 2010

Townswomen's Guild

10 Downing Street and its occupants
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
Talk by Mr Mark Forrester
Members free, visitors are welcome �2
More information from 892650

All Hallows

Ascension Day Supper
When: After the Ascension Day evening service
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
Tickets available soon
More information from Marion Flood or Hilary Gould on 893851

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15 May 2010

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Boxing
When: 7pm
Following the great success of the previous amateur boxing evening, our local boxing club in Andover is holding a full night of bouts
Tickets - �10
The last event was a complete sell out so early purchase of tickets is recommended
Profits willbe donated to Naomi House and Micro Anophthalmic Children's Society
More information from 01256 892187 or 07748 983111

Kings Arms

Live Music with The Heidi McLoughlin Band
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 896374

17 - 21 May 2010

Silver Surfers� Week

Free taster course
Where: Testbourne Communitty Centre
Are you of a certain age? Are you baffled by Wikis, Tweets and Blogs? Are you fed up of youngsters knowing more than you do?
Why not come along to Testbourne for a free taster course
There will be friendly assistants to help you find out more about using computers and the internet � and nice tea and cakes too
We�d be really happy to welcome you and may be able to help with transport too if you need it
More information from 892061

17 May 2010

Kings Arms

Shoe Fair
When: Viewing from 6.30pm, Sales from 7pm
Where: Kings Arms - Lounge Bar
New & Used, Designer & Well-known brands - Shoes, Boots, Sandals
More information from 01256 896374

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Annual Plant Swap
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Bring along a plant or two to swap, or may a donation for something new
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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20 May 2010

Cats' Protection

Coffee Morning
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: 1 Test Road
More information from Steph on 892773
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

Whitchurch Library

Silver Surfers
When: 10:30am and again at 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Introduction to the Internet
Two sessions, each is free of charge
Please come in or phone 893724 during opening times to book your place (limited to the number of computers available)
More information from 893724

22 May 2010

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Coffee morning
When: 11am - 12noon
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Support Whitchurch's unique working 19th Century Silk Mill
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

FOWPS

Dinner & Dance
When: 7.30pm - 12am
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
70' 80's 90's Disco Bring your own food & dress your table
Bar & Raffle available
Tickets �10 each
More information from Debbie Crapper or visit the website (at the bottom)
Website: www.whitchurch.hants.sch.uk/keyinfo_detail.asp?Section=3&Ref;=10

Longmeadow Sports & Social Centre

Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
In aid of local Guides
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

Kings Arms

Live Music with local band "The Have It Your Ways"
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 896374

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25 May 2010

Silver Threads

May Outing
Where: Amberley Heritage Centre
Silver Threads will be visiting Amberley Heritage Centre at Arundel
The centre has numerous workshops and craftsmen demonstrating their skills - a vintage bus takes visitors around so very little walking is involved
The cost for members is �22.30 (�15 for the coach plus �7.30 entrance fee); nonmembers �24.30 (�17 plus �7.30), and it can be paid for with tokens
Closing date for names and monies is Monday May 10
More information from Brigitte Broad on 892577

30 - 31 May 2010

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 �4 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

30 May 2010

The White Hart

Pubs Race Day
When: All Day
Where: The White Hart
Food & Drink - Outside Disco
More information from 01256 892900

Kings Arms

Pubs Race Day
When: 3pm Onwards
Where: Kings Arms
3pm Barbeque
5pm Pubs Race - Start
8pm Disco
More information from 01256 896374

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Whitchurch Pubs Race
When: 4.30pm
Where: Start at the Kings Arms and finish at the White Hart
Teams of 5 - 10
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk/pubrace2010.html

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1 - 3 Jun 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Marbling, silk painting and printing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

1 Jun 2010

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.30 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone to book a session on 0300 123 23 23
or visit the website
or just turn up
More information from 0300 123 23 23
Website: www.blood.co.uk

3 Jun 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - Single Man - 12A
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Colin Firth (BAFTA Best Actor) as George Falconer, a gay English professor in Los Angeles in 1962, whose life is thrown into turmoil when he gets a call to say that his boyfriend Jim (Matthew Goode) has died in a car crash
It's one of Jim's relatives who does him the courtesy of letting him know - but in 1960s California, although the loss might be understood, it's not socially accepted, and George is devastated not to be invited to the funeral
Directed by Tom Ford, it�s based on the novel by Christopher Isherwood and condenses George�s story into one emotion- and event-charged day, following him from the loneliness of his morning, day and transformative night
Tickets �5 from John Dennett (from mid May) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

The Red House

The Red House Spanish Dinner
When: 7pm -
Glass of Sangria on Arrival
To Start... "Gazpacho" To Follow... "Frittata de patatas y jamon iberico"
Then... "Paella Valenciana" and finally... "Crema Catalana & Churros y chocolate"
�39.95 per head including a fine selection of wines
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/index.php/events/spanish

Whitchurch Youth Project

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Raffle prize donations for this event would be appreciated
More information from 893708

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4 June 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Workshop - Ages 5 to 10
When: 10.30am -12.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make your own Marbled Tie Dye Tee Shirt
What is is and where it comes from? You will learn how to create your own marble effect on a Tee shirt. Please supply your own white cotton tee shirt. Leave a trace of your creativity at the Silk Mill using silk squares provided to tie dye
�10 Please wear old clothes
More information from and to book a place ring 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Workshop - Ages 8 & above
When: 2.30 - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make your own Marbled Tie Dye Tee Shirt
As above
�10 Please wear old clothes
More information from and to book a place ring 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Library

Storytime for pre-school age children
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
More information from 893724

The White Hart

Psychic Spies
When: 8.30 - 11pm
Where: Whitchurch Parish hall
Red Hot Chilli Peppers tribute band - Over 18's only
Free Entrance
Bar
Afterwards late bar to 1am in the White Hart
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

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5 - 6 Jun 2010

Nine Springs Nursery

Charity Open Day
When: 9.30am - 4pm
Where: Nine Springs Nursery, The Weir
Many aspects of sustainibility from log stove logistics, aerating toilets and the growing of water loving plants in eco-friendly composts wil be on display
Entry fee to Red Cross �2.00
More information from Graham Burgess 892837

5 Jun 2010

Twangfest Team

Twangfest 10
When: 11.30am - 11.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
~20 local bands; Headline 'tribute' act; 2 stages (indoor); an Open-Mic stage (outdoor); fully licensed bars; Food stalls; lots lots more
Why: To raise money for local charities
This years� headline act is the sensational �Queen B�, it is one of Europe�s leading tribute acts. Queen B concentrate on looking and sounding exactly like the original, play the popular Queen hits and the audience joins in
Gates open at 11:30 for a mid-day start, it promises to be a great day
More information from [email protected]
Website: www.twangfest.co.uk

The White Hart

Jazz, Folk & Real Ale Festival
When: 12noon - 5pm
Where: The White Hart
Come on folks lets jazz it up
Download a poster
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

6 Jun 2010

All Hallows

Poems & Tea
When: 3.30 - 5pm
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
Bring along some published or your own poems and share a cup of tea

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8 Jun - 3 Oct 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Bob Chapeau - Hats for stars of the stage and screen
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Jane Smith, renowned hatter, brings the galmour of the stage and silver screen to Whitchurch Silk Mill with hats she has made for productions and replicas such as Harry Potter, Guys and Dolls, Bright Star and Lover Never Dies
It reveals the skill sof this remarkable hatter who is also making a special range of miniature bicorns and top hats for purchase in the Silk Mill shop
Visit Jane's website
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

10 Jun 2010

Townswomen's Guild

Care of Indoor Plants
When: 10.15am
Where: Parish Hall
Talk by Mr G Ace
Members free, visitors are welcome �2
More information from 892650

Rising Fives - Fund Raising

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: Harvest Home
Teams of up to eight people. Cost �2 per entrant
Great raffle prizes
More information from The Harvest on 892217
Website: www.risingfives.co.uk

6 Jun - 7 Jul 2010

The Harvest Home, The Kings Arms, The Prince Regent, & The White Hart

World Cup Football
Watch all the matches - and enjoy a friendly pint!
Win a TV at The White Hart

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12 Jun 2010

The Studio

Pottery Workshops For Beginners
When: 10am � 4pm (with an hour for lunch)
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw a pot or hand-build a vase?
There is a maximum of four places on each course and all aspects of pottery from wedging the clay through to throwing a pot as well as hand-building techniques will be demonstrated
All you need is an apron and packed lunch � refreshments will be provided
The course costs �55, which includes all materials and two fired, glazed finished pieces
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/workshops/4533809681

Team Uganda 2010

Midsummer Ball
When: 7.30pm - late
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Fund raising ball for over 18s
Come along for a great night out, including a charity auction - the Team will really appreciate your support
�10 a ticket, including live music
All proceeds to the 2010 Team Uganda fund
More information from Sophia Steeden on 07766 100783 to book a ticket or table

15 Jun 2010

Community Police

Beat Surgery
When: 3 - 4pm
Where: Town Hall
Monthly police beat surgery, residents are welcome to come and discuss any local policing matters

17 Jun 2010

Women�s Institute

Reminiscing the 1940s and 1950s
When: 7.45pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Members and non-members are invited to join the next meeting for an evening of reminiscing the 1940s & 1950s
Please bring along anything relating this period of time - clothes, recipes, newspaper reviews, pictures, anything for a trip down memory lane.

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19 Jun 2010

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Muddy Boots
When: 8 - 11.15pm Doors Open 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324 or 01256 892008

22 Jun 2010

1st Whitchurch Scouts

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: Scout Hall
An opportunity to hear what the group has been doing over the last 12 months
Presentations by the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts who will give details of some of their favourite activities from the year
The Scouts are delighted to welcome new members onto the committee and arealways very grateful for volunteers in any capacity
All members of the community are invited to attend

23 Jun 2010

Testbourne Community Centre

MIDAS Minibus Training
When: 6 - 8pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
D1 qualification is required on your licence
The session will be followed by a driving assessment at a mutually convenient time
Cost for Hampshire County Council Schools is �50 per person, for other organisations �60
More information from Testbourne Community Office on 892261
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/courses.html

Testbourne Community Centre

Family First Aid Course
When: 6.30 - 9.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A three-hour family first aid course for adults
Costs �10 and booking is essential as spaces are limited
More information from Testbourne Community Office on 892261
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/courses.html

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24 Jun 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Creative Cafe welcomes Alice Kettle
When: 7.30pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Alice is a famous textile artist
Picnickers are welcome
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

25 Jun 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Talk - Butterflies, bees and beetlewings on textiles and dress
When: 11.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Silk Mill
Alison Carter, Senior Keeper of Art and Design, Hampshire County Council Museum and Archives Service, will give the talk
Thisd is taking place during National Insect Week and is an unusual look at how insects have contributed to fabrics
Ticket price to be agreed
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

1 Jul 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Fim - Up in the Air 15
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) describes himself as a �termination facilitator�. When corporations need to downsize quickly but hate the mess, he flies in and breaks the news to the new former employees
He lives out of a suitcase, racks up the frequent flyer miles (his ambition is to reach 10 million), and has an intermittent relationship with businesswoman Alex Goran (Vera Farmiga) who shares his no-strings attitude - he loves every minute
Witty, pertinent and moving, this is a sophisticated treat from a director who gets exponentially better with every picture. But it�s Clooney that makes it soar with his most accomplished acting to date� Total Film
Tickets �5 from John Dennett & The Handbag Shop (from mid Jun) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

2 Jul 2010

Whitchurch Library

Storytime for pre-school age children
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
More information from 893724

Whitchurch Ballroom and Latin American Dance Club

Summer Ball
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
The band is a twenty piece ensemble famous for lively renditions of popular dance music
Why not dust off your dancing shoes and come and join in, all are very welcome
Tickets cost �10 each
More information from Alun 892981 or Deb 893053

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8 Jul 2010

Townswomen's Guild

Talk - The Bevan Boys
When: 10.15am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mr M Pearce
Members free, visitors are welcome �2
More information from 892650

9 Jul 2010

Testbourne School PTFA

Ladies' Pamper Evening
When: 7pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Tickets cost �3.50 in advance or �4.50 on the door and include a glass of Pimms, Rosa or Fruit Punch
A free taster Reiki or Spiritual Healing session subject to availability
So don't delay, buy your ticket now from the school office
If you are a Therapist or Stall Holder selling relevant supplies and are interested in attending please contact Louise
More information from Louise on 01264 355129 or e-mail [email protected]

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Members Bring-and-Share picnic
When: 7pm
Where: Cole Henley Farm
Parking in field at top of hill, ask Alison or Heather for directions
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

10 - 11 Jul 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Spinning, weaving & dying display
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Kennet Valley Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers in action doing what their name suggests all day long, each day
Don't let them get lonely
See what they have to offer
Visit their website
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

10 Jul 2010

The Studio

Pottery Workshops For Beginners
When: 10am � 4pm (with an hour for lunch)
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw a pot or hand-build a vase?
There is a maximum of four places on each course and all aspects of pottery from wedging the clay through to throwing a pot as well as hand-building techniques will be demonstrated
All you need is an apron and packed lunch � refreshments will be provided
The course costs �55, which includes all materials and two fired, glazed finished pieces
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/workshops/4533809681

All Hallows Church

Whitchurch Parish Fete
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: The Lawn, by kind permission of Prof & Mrs Denning
Pimms, Belly Dancing, Face-Painting, Llamas, Strawberries & Cream
China Smashing, Duck races, BBQ and much, much more
A perfect summer's afternoon for the whole family
Adults �1 Concessions 50p Accompanied Children Free

Tufton Smallholding

Crafty Ways with Wool
When: 2.30 - 4.30pm
Where: 2, Church Cottages, Tufton
More information from 893518
Website: www.tuftonsmallholding.co.uk

Singing for Fun

Summer Concert with the Andover Light Orchestra
When: 7.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church
A varied programme of uplifting music suitable for a summer evening. The group will be joined by the orchestra for several numbers
The orchestra will also play many of their own popular pieces
Profits from the evening will be donated to local charities
Tickets, �5 for adults and �4 concessions, including refreshments available on the door or from Linda Cowley
More information from Linda Cowley on 895490

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Jon Walsh Solo
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

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15 Jul 2010

Women�s Institute

Andover Young Carers
When: 7.45pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Gina Holton from Andover Young Carers will be talking about the support that is given to those young individuals who undertake a significant caring role for a family member with a long-term illness or disability
More information from Beverly on 896591

17 Jul 2010

Salvation Army Household Troop's Marching Band

March & Band Concert
When: 1.30pm onwards
Where: From Testbourne to the Town Centre
Starting at Testbourne, the band will march to the Town Hall to be met by the Mayor and play a short concert
At around 2.15, the Carnival Procession will arrive at The Square and be led to the Primary School by the Band
The Band will then leave to play in Andover Town Centre at 3pm and
Perform at a Charity Band Concert at the Baptist Church, Charlton Road, Andover at 7pm
More information from 01264 394098

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Carnival Procession and Fete
When: 2pm ish
Where: Through the Town and Primary School
The procession will start at Evingar Industrial Estate travelliong down Evingar Road and Bell Street to meet up with the Salvation Army March Band in the Town Centre at ~2.15pm
The Carnival will follow the Band down Winchester Street to the NEW fete site at the Primary School in Daniel Road
The fete will have something for everyone, stalls, games, rides, food and drink and run on to 5pm
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - West Country
When: 8 - 11.15pm Doors Open 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324 or 01256 892008

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18 Jul 2010

Whitchurch History Society

Visit to Parham House, Sussex
When: 10am - returning about 6pm
The cost for members is �20, non-members �22 (�12 of which may be paid in tokens)
All are welcome
More information from 892149

19 Jul - 11 Sep 2010

Whitchurch Library

Summer Reading Challenge - Space Hop
When: Library hours
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Space Hop 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 Saturday July 19 and the challenge of reading 6 library books must be completed by Saturday September 11
The library is still recruiting volunteers. If would like to come and help, please pop into the library and ask for Wendy Sperry or phone on 893724 (closed Tues & Thurs) and we can talk over what is involved
More information from Wendy Sperry on 893724

21 Jul - 25 Aug 2010

Black Arrows (Archery Club)

Basic archery training course
Where: Playing Fields at Testbourne School
Six weeks training of aprox 1.5 hours each Wednesday .
An "Archery GB" beginers course. All equipment provided
On satisfactory completion of the course & an assesment
A certificate will be issued, membership of the club available,
More information from Peter Turner ( Senior Coach for the course )
Website: www.Blackarrows.org.uk

22 - 24 Jul 2010

WADS

Midsummer Night's Dream
Where: The Lawn (by kind permission of Professor Denning)
WADS is always on the lookout for new talent - not just actors, but directors, producers, musicians, lighting technicians, wardrobe people, front-of-house, you name it - so if you fancy joining in please contact Claire Isbester 01256 892514
Website: wadsweb.org.uk

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24 Jul 2010

Whitchurch Footbal Club

Rocking Tony Garrett
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
Vocal entertainment
Tickets �5

Kings Arms

Live Music with local band "Dr Vegas"
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 896374

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Dave Tucker
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

26 Jul 2010

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Community Groups Get Together
When: 8pm
Where: White Hart
Are you involved in running one of Whitchurch's groups?
Would you like to meet up with representatives from other groups to discuss issues common to us all and to share your ideas?
If so, you are invited to meet in the White Hart restaurant at 8pm on Monday July 26. The evening will be a mixture of formal and informal discussion
If you would like to submit an item for the agenda please call Beth
More information from Beth on 895604

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27 Jul 2010

Streetz

Dodgeball
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 year olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 year olds
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
For 11 - 14 years olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

27 - 29 Jul 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Marbling, silk painting and printing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

27 Jul 2010

Streetz

DJ Workshop
When: 6 - 7.30pm
Where: Testbourne Youth Suite
For 11 - 14 years olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Streetz

DJ Workshop
When: 7.30 - 9pm
Where: Testbourne Youth Suite
For 15 - 17 years olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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29 Jul 2010

Streetz

BMX
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11- 14 year olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 years olds
Where: BMX Track - Daniel Road
For 11 - 14 years olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

30 Jul 2010

Streetz

Open Access Club - 11 - 14 year olds
When: 6 - 9.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 14 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Streetz

Open Access Club - 15 -17 year olds
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Parish Hall
Activities for 15 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

31 Jul 2010

Wessex Lodge & Berehill House

Summer Fair
When: 2pm onwards
Where: Wessex Lodge
Lots of stalls, including homemade cakes and plants, ferret racing
The proceeds will go to the Residents' Amenity Funds

The White Hart

Fancy Dress Pyjama Party & Disco
I got a good feeling it's going to be a GOODNIGHT
Nightcap anyone?
More information from 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

2010

Whitchurch Films

The Hurt Locker - certificate 15
When: 8pm Doors open at 730pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Just some of the reviews of this film - winner of 6 Oscars
The Bar will be open!
Tickets are �5 in advance or �5.50 on the door from Gill Nethercott Cente Sarah Castle 896270
More information from Sarah Castle 896270
Website: whitchurchfilms.org.uk

31 Jul 2010

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Members' Draw + Race Night
Come along a have a flutter while you see if you've won the members' draw - currently at �850
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

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3 - 5 Aug 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Marbling, silk painting and printing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

3 Aug 2010

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

4 Aug 2010

Testbourne Community Centre

Family Trip to GO APE
When: 10am - 6pm
Where: From Testbourne
Visit to GO APE at Alice Holt, Surrey
Minimum age 10, minimum height 1.40m Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult
Bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes and trainers
More information from 892261

Testbourne Community Centre

National Play Day
When: 10am - 12 noon
Where: Testbourne
Activities include, face painting, craft, messy play, den building and sports
Free
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
More information from 892261

Streetz

Street Dance
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 year olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 years olds
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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5 Aug 2010

Streetz

Football
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 years olds
7.30 - 9 for 15 - 17 year olds
Where: Testbourne Sports Pitches
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

6 Aug 2010

Methodist Church

Coffee Morning & Parents and Toddlers
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church

Streetz

Open Access Club - 15 - 17 year olds
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Parish Hall
Activities for 15 - 17year olds
Including Graffiti Workshop ( 7.30 - 9.30pm)
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/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/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Disco
Organised by Thames Valley Honda Goldwing Club
See the custom made bikes
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

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7 Aug 2010

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Disco
Organised by Thames Valley Honda Goldwing Club
See the custom made bikes
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Jon Walsh Grindwall Express
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

8 Aug 2010

Whitchurch Cricket Club

Pub Quiz
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
Fund Raising for the Cricket Club
More information from 01256 892900

9 Aug 2010

Testbourne Teapot

Teddy Bears' Picnic
When: 9.30am - 12noon
Where: Alliston Way Recreation Ground
Bring a teddy and a picnic
More information from Caroline on 896141

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10 Aug 2010

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

11 Aug 2010

Millenium Meadow

Punch and Judy

CANCELLED
Where: Millenium Meadow
It's free
Website: whitchurchmeadow.org.uk

Streetz

Dodgeball
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 year olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 year olds
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Streetz

DJ Workshop
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 year olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 year olds
Where: Testbourne Youth Suite
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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12 Aug 2010

Townswomen's Guild

Cream Teas and a Chat
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Parish Hall
Memebers are invited - cost �5.50
More information from 892650

Streetz

Indoor Ice Rink
When: 6 - 9pm Bus leaves Testbourne at 5.30 and returns at 9.30pm
Where: The Hurst Community School
Skating For 11 - 17 years olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

13 Aug 2010

Methodist Church

Coffee Morning & Parents and Toddlers
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church

Streetz

Open Access Club - 15 - 17 year olds
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Parish Hall
Activities for 15 - 17 year olds
Including Freerunning
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/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/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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17 - 19 Aug 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Marbling, silk painting and printing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Marina School of Dance

Dance Yourself Silly Summer Workshop!
When: 9am - 3pm Daily
Where: Testbourne Community School
Experience of kinds of Dance styles! no previous dance experience necessary, all our welcome!
For Children aged 4-12 years
�60 for 3 days.
More information from Marina 07749112626
Website: www.marinadance.co.uk

17 Aug 2010

Testbourne Community Centre

Multi Sports
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Have fun & try a variety of sports and activities
�3 per child
Booking is essential
More information from 892261

Testbourne Community Centre

Cheeky Chimps Climbing Session
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
8 - 14 years olds will be instructed on the climbing wall
Wear T-shirt, track suit bottoms & trainers
Booking is essential
More information from 892261

Streetz

Pool Party
When: 6 - 8pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Pool
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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18 Aug 2010

Streetz

Street Dance
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 year olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 years olds
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

19 Aug 2010

Streetz

Football
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 years olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 year olds
Where: Testbourne Sports Pitches
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Women�s Institute

Summer Party
When: 7.45pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
More information from Beverly on 896591

20 Aug 2010

Methodist Church

Coffee Morning & Parents and Toddlers
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Methodist Church

Streetz

Open Access Club - 15 - 17 year olds
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Parish Hall
Activities for 15 - 17 year olds
Including Graffiti Art Workshop
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 7.30 - 10pmpm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 14 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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21 Aug 2010

The White Hart

Family BBQ Afternoon
When: 3pm
Where: The White Hart
Children's entertainment with Giddy Wizard's own blend of magic & balloon animals
BBQ
Face painting
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

23 - 27 Aug 2010

Play Council

Open Access Play Scheme
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall & Youth Suite
Arts, crafts, games & sports for ages 5 - 11
�1
More information from 892261

24 Aug 2010

Testbourne Community Centre

Multi Sports
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Have fun & try a variety of sports and activities
�3 per child
Booking is essential
Booking is essential
More information from 892261

Testbourne Community Centre

Cheeky Chimps Climbing Session
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
8 - 14 years olds will be instructed on the climbing wall
Wear T-shirt, track suit bottoms & trainers
Booking is essential
More information from 892261

Streetz

Pool Party
When: 6 - 8pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Pool for 11 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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25 Aug 2010

Millenium Meadow

Punch and Judy

CANCELLED
Where: Millenium Meadow
It's free
Website: whitchurchmeadow.org.uk

Streetz

Basketball
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 years olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 -17 year olds
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

26 Aug 2010

Streetz

BMX
When: 6 - 7.30pm for 11 - 14 year olds
7.30 - 9pm for 15 - 17 year olds
Where: BMX Track - Daniel Road
For 11 - 14 years olds
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

27 Aug 2010

Streetz

Open Access Club - 15 - 17 year olds
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Parish Hall
Activities for 15 - 17 year olds
Including Freerunning
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/community/0-19/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/community/0-19/Streetz.htm

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28 Aug 2010

St John Fisher Church

Annual Church Fete
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: St John Fisher Church, Bell Street
Something for everyone � cream teas, books, toys, raffle, tombola, good as new clothes, white elephant and much more
More information from Lil White on 893679

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Quiz Night
Enter a team and see how good your general knowledge is
All proceeds to local charities
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

29 Aug 2010

The White Hart

Live Music - Acoustix
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
Live music from the Hart, relax and unwind in to bank holiday Monday!
The always popular Acoustixs play live, late bar and why not eat first, food served until 9pm
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

2 Sep 2010

Methodist Church

Xpect - Cafe Style Church
When: 7.30pm
Rev Peter Catford

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4 Sep 2010

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Angie Stone
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

5 Sep 2010

Cats Protection

Open Afternoon
When: 2 - 4.30pm
Where: 103 Micheldever Road
An opportunity to see some of the cats in care, enjoy afternoon tea on the lawn and perhaps purchase something from one of the many stalls
More information from on 892019
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

Churches Together in Whitchurch

Annual Silk Mill Service
When: 3pm
Where: Silk Mill
Annual open air service - music provided by the Salvation Army Band
All are invited to come along to the beautiful grassy setting at the rear of the Mill for a short time singing hymns and worshiping God together
Tea and biscuits afterwards (�2 per head)
PLease bring your own chair or blanket to sit on - If wet the service will be held in the Methodist Church

7 Sep 2010

Whitchurch History Society

Whitchurch and Overton - their comparative histories
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
An illustrated talk by Martin Smith
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

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9 Sep 2010

Townswomen's Guild

Talk - An insight into Chiropractic and how it helps discomfort
When: 10.15am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Dr G Cleary
Members free, visitors are welcome �2

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Fim - The Ghost
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
An unremarkable ghost-writer lands a lucrative contract to redact the memoirs of a former Prime Minister, who, after dominating British politics for years, has retired with his wife to the USA
The ex-PM soon gets embroiled in a major scandal with international ramifications that reveals how far he was ready to go in order to nurture UK's "special relationship" with the USA. Any similarities with Tony Blair are purely accidental
Directed by Roman Polanski. Stars Ewan McGregor and Pierce Brosnan
Tickets �5 from John Dennett & The Handbag Shop (from mid Aug) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

11 Sep 2010

Hampshire and The Islands Historic Churches Trust

Ride and Stride
When: All day
Participants are invited to obtain sponsorship by cycling; running or walking to any number of churches and chapels in Hampshire or beyond
All money raised is divided equally between the Trust and the place of worship of their choice (in the last 2 years All Hallows and St Mary's Tufton benefited by �450)
This is a great opportunity to combine the enjoyment of exploring the countryside; either in a group or individually; with the pleasure of visiting some lovely and interesting churches
Richard Mallinson has sponsorship forms and the list of participating churches in Hampshire
More information from Richard on 893556

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Lacemaking Display
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
North Downs Lacemakers will be demonstrating their skills
Don't let them get lonely
Visit their website
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Twinning Association

Coffee Morning and Bring and Buy
When: 10.30am - 12noon
Where: 63 Micheldever Road
Everyone welcome
Next year�s French visit will take place from April 29 to May 4
More information from Chairman, Pauline Rutter, on 892803 or the Secretary, Peggy Carter, on 01962 760590

Twang

Twang in the Pub
When: All Day
Where: The Kings Arms
Back to Basics is an all-day, non-profit music event
Twang goes back to where it all started in 2006 - a host of great bands and alternative acts, shit loads of beer and maybe a BBQ, depending on the weather
ALL money raised goes to local charities which will be announced closer to the date! Bring your friends(its cool if you have none..you can still come), family(again if you have none..creepy..but you can come too), pets and moshing/raving shoes
There will be many different types of acts and such ranging from metal to Hip Hop to D 'n' B and other awesome activities available. Please come along and show your support for local acts AND the charities involved!
Website: twanginthepub.blogspot.com

Whitchurch Films

Film Event - Shutter Island - Certificate 15
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
�When US Marshal Teddy Daniels arrives at the island for the criminally insane Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn.
As the investigation unfolds and Teddy discovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he discovers there are some places that never let you go.�
Door open 730pm for 8pm start - there will be a bar available
Tickets �5 in advance or �5.50 on the door. Contact Sarah Castle 896270 to book
More information from Sarah Castle 896270
Website: www.whitchurchfilms.org.uk

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Dave Tucker
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

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15 Sep 2010

Whitchurch Rambling Club

Last Wednesday Walk of the Year
When: 7pm
Where: Beacon Hill
2.1km (1.3 miles)
More information from Nick Copp on 892737
Website: www.whitchurchramblers.org.uk

16 Sep 2010

Whitchurch Women's Institute

Techniques of Belly Dancing
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Sara Shrapnell will show members and guests the techniques
Are you interested in meeting some new people?
Belly dancing provides a fun, low-impact workout, developing balance and grace and, amongst other things, improving flexibility
Non-members are very welcome (and no one has to join in unless they want to!)
More information from Beverly Vaughan on 896591

18 Sep 2010

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Fool's Gold
When: 8 - 11.15pm Doors Open 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Sportsmans' Dinner with Dermot Gallagher
A football league referee between 1990 and 2007, Dermot has appeared on many TV sports programmes including refereeing Beat the Star
Tickets �30 per person includes a 3 course meal - buy a block of 8 tickets for �210
More information from the Club on 892493 or Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

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19 Sep 2010

Methodist Church

Harvest Festival
When: 10:30am
Where: Methodist Church
A Festival of Talents - Rev Peter Catford

Thelma Cornwell

Millenium Meadow Dog Show
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Millenium Meadow
A fun afternoon for dogs and their families.
Classes for dogs, bitches and puppies.
Helpers required to make the day a success
More information from Thelma Cornwell on 01256 896920

20 Sep 2010

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Keeping Bees
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by Nigel Winter
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

22 Sep 2010

Whitchurch Rambling Club

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: Town hall
More information from Nick Copp on 892737
Website: www.whitchurchramblers.org.uk

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24 Sep 2010

McMillan Cancer Support

World's Biggest Coffee Morning
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Join in the largest coffee morning in the world and raise money for McMillan Cancer Suuport
Put a smile on your mug!!

25 Sep 2010

Charity Evening

Cocktails & Canapes
When: 8.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Live music from the Four Fathers - sophisticated music from Sinatra to Sting
Tickets �10, included a cocktail on arrival and canapes during the evening
Dress - smart. Tickets from John Dennett or Sarah Monk
Proceeds to Naomi House and Mityana Project - Download a poster
More information from Sarah Monk 895947

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Common Ground
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

26 Sep 2010

All Hallows

Choral Evensong Celebrating 75th Birthday of Church Organ
When: 6pm
Where: All Hallows Church

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30 Sep 2010

Testbourne Community School

Open Evening
Prospective parents and pupils are welcome
More information from 892061

1 Oct 2010

Whitchurch Library

Story time
When: 2.30pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Stories & activity for pre-school age children
More information from 01256 893724

5 Oct - 9 Jan 2011 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Flower Fiesta
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Step back in time and marvel at the artificial flowers produced at the Flower makers musuem in Hastings which celebrates its centenary this year.
All the floral displays are made using Victorian equipment
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

5 Oct 2010

Whitchurch History Society

Treasures of Hyde Abbey
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Graham Scobie of� Winchester Museum Services
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

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6 Oct - 17 Nov 2010

Black Arrows (Archery Club)

Basic archery training course
When: 7 - 8.30pm
Six week training of aprox. 1.5 hours each Wednesday
An "Archery GB" beginers course, all equipment provided.
A course for all the family, male or female
10 to 65+ years of age, able bodied, or disabled, even blind
More information from Peter Turner (Senior coach for the course)
Website: blackarrows.org.uk

12 Oct 2010

Parish Hall Committee

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
All are welcome to hear about an eventful year and the Committee's plans for the future
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

13 Sep 2010

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

AGM
When: 7pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk MIll
Find out what's happened asnd what is planned
You can be part of Whitchurch's world famous Silk Mill
More information from 01256 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

14 Oct 2010

Townswomen's Guild

Talk - The History of Shoes
When: 10.15am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mrs L Davis
Visitors are welcome at a charge of �2
More information from 892650

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16 Oct 2010

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Four Card Trick
When: Doors Open 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

18 Oct 2010

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Wildlife Meadows
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by Richenda Power
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

19 - 22 Oct 2010

Testbourne Community School

The Little Shop of Horrors
When: 7.30pm
Tickets on sale from the school
More information from 892061

26 - 28 Oct 2010

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Half Term Children's Activities
When: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Marbling, silk painting and printing
Ad Hoc (No booking is required)
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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29 Oct 2010

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.30 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone to book a session on 0300 123 23 23
or visit the website
or just turn up
More information from 0300 123 23 23
Website: www.blood.co.uk

30 Oct 2010

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Cabaret Evening
Three great acts in one fantastic evening's entertainment
Tickets only �10
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

2 Nov 2010

Whitchurch History Society

Village Signs of Great Britain
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Gerald Gregory
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors, who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

4 Nov 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - Nowhere Boy - 15
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
The story of John Lennon�s childhood and youth up to the Beatles� dep[rture to Hamburg
Aaron Johnson won the �Best newcomer� award at the Empire Awards, UK for his starring role
Tickets �5 from John Dennett (from mid Oct) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

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6 Nov 2010

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Race Night
Come and have flutter on the horses and win some money for Christmas shopping
Plus members monthly draw
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

11 Nov 2010

Townswomen's Guild

Talk - Who do we think we are? - An unofficial history of the Townswomen's Guild
When: 10.15am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mrs B Burford
Visitors are welcome at a charge of �2
More information from 892650

14 Nov 2010

All Hallows

Rembrance Day Service
When: 10.15am
Where: All Hallows Church

15 Nov 2010

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Ponds and water in the garden
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by Rod D'Ayala
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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18 Nov 2010

Pauline Forster

Alpaca Clothing Lauch
When: 5 - 8pm
Where: 3 Church Street
Come along and see the new range of clothing from using wool from local supplier Watership Alpaca
Have a drink with us
Website: www.paulineforster.com

20 Nov 2010

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Ryder & James
When: Doors Open 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Elvis Tribute - Heath Ashton (GMTV's Best Elvis)
When: 8pm
�7.50 per ticket
Buy a joint ticket with the 27 Nov Cabaret for only �10
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

21 Nov 2010

Baptist Church

Guest Speaker
When: 10.30am
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
Noel Fellowes will tell his story as part of the Morning Service
Noel has an intriguing and powerful story to tell of how he was wrongly convicted of a murder and spent 5 years behind bars
To make it more poignant, Noel was a serving Police Officer at the time! A book is available re-telling the story of how it affected his whole life, not to mention the inherent dangers for a 'bobby' in the nick!
Anyone and everyone is welcome to come and listen
More information from Gordon Hopkins on 01264 363124
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org.uk

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24 Nov 2010

Friends of St Mary Bourne School

St Mary Bourne Christmas Fair 2010
When: 11am - 5pm
Where: St Mary Bourne Village Hall
Excellent quality stalls for that perfect gift,
Games, Cakes, Tombola, Fab Raffle Prizes,
Tasty Hot Food and much much more!
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/christmasSMB2010.pdf

25 Nov 2010

Rising Fives

Pub Quiz
When: 8pm
Where: The White Hart
�2 per person
Maximum of 6 per team
Proceeds to Rising Fives
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.risingfives.co.uk

27 Nov 2010

Cats Protection

Jumble Sale
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Parish Hall
Cats Protection Christmas products
plus
All you could want from a traditional jumble sale
More information from 01256 896982
Website: www.andovercats.org.uk

Testbourne Community School PTFA

Craft & Gift Fair
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Annual Craft & Gift Fair, very well attended every year
Wide range of stalls - jewellery, art, candles, wood turning, Xmas decorations, cards, food etc
Music and refreshments
WE STILL HAVE A SMALL NUMBER OF STALLS AVAILABLE, PLEASE CALL IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION FORM
More information from Jill Hanson on 01256 332060

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

Cabaret Night - Faye Martyne & The Country Yokel
When: 8pm
Faye Martine - Singer
The Country Yokel - West country adult comic
�7.50 per ticket
Buy a joint ticket with the 20 Nov Elvis Tribute for only �10
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

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28 Nov 2010

All Hallows

Christingle service
When: 6pm
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
This beautiful candlelit occasion is always a favourite with young families and all are welcome

1 - 12 Dec 2010

Whitchurch Library

Decorate a Christmas Tree Competition
When: Normal opening hours
Where: Whitchurch Library
Collect one of the library's trees printed on card, take home to decorate it as you wish (we love sparkly bits) and return it to the library by Saturday December 18
The entries will be used as decorations in the children�s area
For under 6s and under 12s - Book token prizes in each age group

2 Dec 2010

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Fim - Letters to Juliet - PG
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
A romantic comedy - An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" among the thousands left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter
Stars Amanda Seyfried (Mama Mia) and Vanessa Redgrave
Tickets �5 from John Dennett & The Handbag Shop (from mid Sep) and on the door - Bar
Mulled Wine & Mince Pies
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

3 Dec 2010

Christmas in Whitchurch

Christmas trees lighting up & Decorated shop windows
Where: Town's Shops
Christmas starts here!

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4 Dec 2010

Christmas in Whitchurch 2008

Start of Competitions
Where: Entry forms in the shops and online
Best Shop Window Display - Vote for your favourite (and win be entered in the prize draw)
Young Children's Odd One Out Competition - find the "strange" object in each of the Town's shop windows (some help is allowed)
Older Children's Find the Letters Competition - find all the letters and complete the anagram
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/ciw

Whitchurch Youth Project

Fund Raising By Cake
When: 9am - 12noon
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Fund raising cake stall
There's a magnificent Christmas cake as a raffle prize (tickets �1) and a �Guess the Weight� competition (50p) for another marvellous Christmas cake, both at H's Coffee Shop
If you wish to donate a cake, Christmas cake or mince pies please contact Henrieta Wiltshire on 893198 (evenings)

5 Dec 2010

Whitchurch Festival Committee

AGM
When: 7pm
Where: White Hart
The small Festival Committee has organised the Pubs Race, the Carnival Procession and Fun Day, the Carnival Queen, the Bonfire and Fireworks and, recently, the We'll Meet Again Supper
It has reaised well over �2,000 this year for local groups and charities and needs your help to keep it going
Please come along - there's a FREE drink and some food
More information from Rob on 07917 724980

6 Dec 2010

Whitchurch, Overton and District Quiz League

Christmas Quiz
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The Leaque's annual fun Christmas Quiz
Any number of members are allowed in the league teams

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7 Dec 2010

Whitchurch History Society

Origins of Festive Food and Celebration
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Jenny Stevens, Curator of the Iron Age Museum Andover
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Hector on 01256 893110

Baptist Church

Christmas Concert - The Harmony Singers
When: 8pm
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
The group have an 'annual date' with St Mary's Parish Church in Andover where they present an excellent programme of a variety of Christmas music, readings, and carols for audience participation!
Whitchurch will have a 'taster' of that performance
It's an early opportunity to begin celebrating Christmas!
There is no admission and donations can be made toward this years chosen charity
More information from Gordon Hopkins on 01264 363124

9 Dec 2010

Testbourne Community School

Annual Christmas Concert
When: 7pm
Where: All Hallows Church
Please do come along and join us for a happy evening of Christmas music and carols, and for a mince pie afterwards

Parish Hall Committee

Seasonal Bingo
When: 7.30pm (Doors open at 7)
Where: Parish Hall
Only 10p per ticket
A free warming drink of mulled wine to greet the dark nights
More information from Phil 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

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12 Dec 2010

Methodist Church

Nativity Messy Church
When: 3pm
Where: Methodist Church

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Christmas Dinner
When: 7.30pm
Come along, pull a cracket and enjoy a delicious 3 course meal
Only �11 per head
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

13 Dec 2010

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Agroforestery and Christmas Social
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

14 Dec 2010

Silver Threads

Trip to Pantomime
Where: Reading
A trip to see Sleeping Beauty
�15 for the coach and �16 for the tickets
Please book early with Brigitte
More information from Brigitte Broad on 892577

Local Planning Discussion
When: 7pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The Government is intending to abolish the South East Plan under the 'Localism Bill' which has been delayed but is now promised for Monday 13th December.�Under this bill, there is no longer a regional housing target that the borough needs to meet
B&DBC; therefore�wants to hear what you think the right level of new homes for our area should be over the next 20 years
This is not about current planning applications, it is looking forward to the sort of environment we would like to see up to 2026/7
The meeting has been organised by members of the town and borough councils who will be there to provide background information and local facts, answer questions and engage in discussion - You can also vote on-line at the website
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/planning/ldf/newhomes/default.htm

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15 Dec 2010

British Horse Foundation

Evening Jumble Sale
When: 7 - 9.30pm
Where: Parish Hall

16 Dec 2010

Townswomen's Guild

Monthly Meeting & Christmas Lunch
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The Group's 33rd Birthday

Women's Institute

Christmas Party
When: 8pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Christmas Nibbles, Mulled Wine and Quiz!

18 Dec 2010

Gary & Alison Dennis and Friends

Christmas Party
When: 3 - 7pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A great one off event in aid of the local childrens' hospice Naomi House - Come and Meet Father Christmas and get a great gift and a photo (donation required)
Turkey Rolls, Cup Cakes, Mince Pies & Hotdogs all for sale - Tea, Coffee and Mulled wine available
A Fantastic Raffle with prizes such as a brand new Britax car seat (donated by Britax) Vouchers from local business and many other great prizes
Every single penny donated and raised goes to Naomi House
More information from Alison Dennis on 07747816522

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Struck It Rich
When: Doors Open 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar � BYOF&D;
More information from 01264 395324

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Grand Christmas Draw
When: 8.30pm
Mince Pies, Mulled Wine, Christmas Fun Quiz & Draw
Members come and see if you have won a prize - tickets dehind the bar
Free Mulled Wine, Mince pie and Christmas Card
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

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19 Dec 2010

All Hallows Church

Carols by Candlelight
When: 6pm
Where: All Hallows Church

Christmas Eve 2010

Salvation Army

Carol Singing
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: The Square
Traditional Christmas Eve music & carols

Christmas in Whitchurch

Prize Giving
When: 12 noon
Where: Town Hall Front
Prize Giving for the CIW Competitions
Best Shop Window Display
Children's Odd One Out
Children's Find the Letters

All Hallows Church

Crib Service
When: 4pm
Where: All Hallows Church
This service is popular with people of any age and is a great way to celebrate Christmas
. Younger children will again have the opportunity to take part in a tableau of the Nativity
They are invited therefore to dress the part: you can never have too many shepherds and angels or indeed kings, sheep and oxen!
Come and join the celebration!

Methodist Church

Christmas Eve Service - Rev Peter Catford
When: 6pm
Where: Methodist Church
For all the family to enjoy

All Hallows Church

Midnight Mass
When: 11.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church

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Christmas Day 2010

All Hallows Church

Sung Communion
When: 8.45am
Where: All Hallows Church

Methodist Church

Christmas Service: Mrs Suva Catford
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church

St Mary's Church

Sung Communion
When: 10am
Where: St Mary's Church, Tufton

Boxing Day 2010

Longmeadow Sports Centre

Boxing Day Disco
When: 1 - 5pm
A great family afternoon (and a good way to shift a few of those Christmas Day calories!)
More information from Roy or Mo on 892493

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New Year's Eve 2010

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Harrison County
When: Doors Open 7.00p.m
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

Longmeadow Sports and Social Club

New Year's Eve Disco and Members' Draw
When: 8pm
A great night for all the family, so copme along and see the New Year in with a fantastic disco
You may also win in the memebers' draw and start the year with money in your pocket
More information from 892493
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Fergusson
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

11 Jan - 3 Apr 2011

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Bravo
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
An exhibition of intricately made art bras inspired by celebrities and made to commemorate women's achievements in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

11 Jan 2011

Sip and Stitch

Inaugaural Meeting
When: 1.30pm
Where: H's Coffee Shop
No formal membership, just turn up with an item you would like to work on � knitting, crochet, embroidery, tapestry etc
Mutual support guaranteed but no formal tuition -
enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and cake, and the company of like-minded folk
Monthly meetings from now on - second Tuesaday in the month
More information from Alison Chapman on 896123

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13 Jan 2011

Townswomen's Guild

Exercise suitable for ladies of a certain age
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
Mr Terry Taylor will tell members about Tai Chi
Members will be celebrating our 33rd year of existence here in Whitchurch with a slice of birthday cake and a glass of sherry
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker and join in their celebrations for a cost of �2

Parish Hall Committee

Hi-tech Bingo
When: 7.30pm - Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Extra prize money on each game won in 65 or fewer numbers
10p per ticket - Up to �10 on the final game
Raffle
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

17 Jan 2011

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Success with seeds
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by Brian Botwright who has been running the Seed Swap at the Whitchurch Potato Day for 5 years
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

20 Jan - 10 Mar 2011

Fit as a Fiddle

Cooking for Men
When: Wednesdays at 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
An 8 week course for men over 50 to meet others and learn how to produce healthier meals for themselves and those may care for
There is no charge to come along as it is part of Age Concern's "Fit as a Fiddle" campaign, supported by Lottery funding and B&DBC;
Places will be offered on a first come, first served basis - so anyone interested is advised to sign up for the course asap
There will be a cookery demonstration and healthy eating advice for an hour and socialising and refreshments for half an hour either side of this
More information from Jane Wilding on 01256 845574

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22 - 23 Jan 2011

WADS

An Afternoon of Magical Stories
When: 2.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Laugh along with the grocer, his wife and their lodger as they deal with the very strange creature who lives in the cellar
Help Lydia as she finds herself in a weird and magical land and realises she�d rather be at home
Two great stories and craft activities as well! The show will be suitable for children of all ages refreshments will be available
Tickets are available from the Gill Nethercott Centre. A family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) costs �15, adults are �5, and children �4
More information from 896270

www.wadsweb.org.uk

22 Jan 2011

WADS

Cold Comfort Farm - a reading
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
It�ll be like watching a radio recording � with you as the studio audience
Bar and a delicious supper provided by H's Coffee Shop
Tickets are available from the Gill Nethercott Centre - �10
More information from 896270

www.wadsweb.org.uk

25 Jan 2011

Alison Chapman

Sip and Stitch Group
When: 1.30pm
Where: H's Coffee Shop
A fortnightly get-together for stitchers of all descriptions - knitters, embroiderers, crocheters etc.
Come and enjoy the company of like-minded crafters
More information from 01256 896123

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

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29 - 30 Jan 2011

Working 4 Whitchurch

13th 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 2010
Website: www.potatoday.org

2011

WADS


Casting for Summer Production

3 Feb 2011

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - Made in Dagenham
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
The humourous story of the fight for equal pay for women during the strike at Ford's Dagenham plant in 1968
Against a background of Desmond Dekkar's "The Israelites" the opening shot shows the sewing room where the seat covers and door panels are hand-sewn by women on individual sewing machines. Many of the women are stripped down to their underwear, presumably
because of the hot working conditions.- To see more why not come along
Tickets �5 from John Dennett, the Handbag Shop and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

8 Feb 2011

Townswomen's Guild

The History Of Windmills & Watermills
When: 10.15am
Where: Parish Hall
Talk by John Silkman
Visitors welcome �2

Sip and Stitch

Fortnightly Meeting
When: 1.30pm
Where: H's Coffee Shop
No formal membership, just turn up with an item you would like to work on � knitting, crochet, embroidery, tapestry etc
Mutual support guaranteed but no formal tuition -
enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and cake, and the company of like-minded folk
Fortnightly meetings from now on - second & fourth Tuesday in the month
More information from Alison Chapman on 896123

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12 Feb 2011

Whitchurch Sports and Social Club

Valentine's Night Dinner and Dance
When: 7.30pm
Three course meal plus flower and chocolates for the ladies
Entertainment by Luke Upton all for only �15 pp
More information from 07963159273
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

Whitchurch Youth Project

Valentine's Celebration
When: 7.30pm
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
Get your glad rags out for a Valentine's Day celebration
The brilliant Hoi Polloi will be raising the roof once again
As well as the excellent music and dancing, the ticket price will include hot food and coffee. Bring your own drinks and glasses
Tickets cost �20 and must be reserved in advance
More information from Heni on 893198 (evenings only during the week) or emailing [email protected]

13 Feb 2011

The White Hart

Quiz
When: 7.30pm
In support of Whitchurch Cricket Club
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

Valentine's Day 2011

The Blue Ginger

Special Valentine's Day Menu
When: All evening
Where: Bell Street
Three course meal beginning with a "Passion platter starter"
�22.50 per head - a la carte menu also available
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk/ValentinesMenu.aspx

The White Hart

Valentine's Day Menu
When: All evening
�20 Candle Light supper
Wine from �7 per bottle
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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16 Feb 2011

M & R Jewellers

Gold & Silver Wanted!
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Parish Hall
Gold prices are a record high, act now - cash waiting
Free valuation, no obligation to sell
Home visits can be arranged
More information from 07816 968189

17 Feb 2011

Whitchurch WI

Osteopathic Advice
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A presentation by Ian Harrison of the Physical Wellbeing Practice in Overton
Ian is an Osteopath, Acupuncturist and Radiographer and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and the British Medical Acupuncture Society
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

18 Feb 2011

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Festival Queen & Princess Selection
When: 6pm Princess, 7.30pm Queen
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Selection of this year's Festival Queen and Festival Princess
Entry forms in the Old Paper Shop or available on the night
More information from 893515 or 892483

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Lucas Wraye
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info


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19 Feb 2011

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Free entry to Bravo Exhibition
When: 10.30am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
An exhibition of intricately made art bras inspired by celebrities and made to commemorate women's achievements in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer
See the exhibition, enjoy refreshments, a raffle and some fun (Guess the size of the bra, hoop-bra etc)
Entrance to the Mill is FREE from 10.30 to 1pm - please bring along family and friends; children are especially welcome
Hear all about the Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Live Wire
When: 7.30pm Doors Open 7.00p.m
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Come to dance or just to listen to good country music
No Bar BYOF&D;
Tickets �7
More information from Margaret on 892008

The White Hart

Saturday Night Fever 70s Disco and Late Bar
When: 8 til late
Fancy Dress
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

21 Feb 2011

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.15 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone to book a session on 0300 123 23 23
or visit the website
or just turn up
More information from 0300 123 23 23
Website: www.blood.co.uk

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Plant propagation
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Kelvin Mason, a lecturer from the horticulture department at Sparsholt, will be talking about propagation in general, simple methods of plant propagation and how to select which method to use
Plus practical demonstrations
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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22 Feb 2011

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

26 Feb 2011

The White Hart

Live Music
When: 9pm
Where: The White Hart
Bring in the Spring in style
Bar open until 1am
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

1 Mar 2011

Whitchurch History Society

The History of Thornycroft
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Chris Tree
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

2 Mar - 6 Apr 2011

Black Arrows (Archery Club)

Basic archery training course
When: 7 - 8.30pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Six week training sessions of aprox. 1.5 hours each Wednesday
An "Archery GB" beginers course, all equipment provided.
A course for all the family, male or female 10 to 65+ years of age
More information from Peter Turner on 01256 893638 (Senior coach for the course)
Website: blackarrows.org.uk

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3 Mar 2011

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Multi-award winning Fim - The King's Speech
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Colin Firth stars as King George VI, for which he has won a Golden Globe (and the film 7 BAFTAs), in the story of his fight to control his stammer
Helen Bonham Carter is his queen, Elizabeth
Tickets �5 from John Dennett & The Handbag Shop (from mid Sep) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

5 Mar 2011

Testbourne Community Centre

Reflexology Workshop
When: 9.30am - 1.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
This workshop is for beginners interested in learning about this ancient complimentary therapy. The focus will be on self treatment of minor ailments
Reflexology involves the application of gentle pressure (using fingers and thumbs) to produce effects in other parts of the body
Working on the reflex areas and determining imbalances a reflexologist aims to restore the body�s natural balance and help it heal itself
Cost �20. Booking is essential as spaces are limited; book early to avoid disappointment. Please bring a towel, pillow and cream or talc to use on yourself at the workshop
More information from Paul Bushell on 892261

7 - 21 Mar 2011

Testbourne Community Centre

Climbing Course - Taster sessions
When: 8.30 - 10pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
3 week course Mondays 7, 14, 21 March
You will be taught how to climb safely on our indoor wall; climbing equipment is provided
Cost �25
More information from Paul Bushell on 892261

9 Mar 2011

Testbourne Community Centre

MiDAS Minibus Training
When: 6.30 - 8.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Booking is required
Cost - HCC School staff �50 per person, other organisations �60 per person
More information from Paul Bushell on 892261

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11 Mar 2011

Fund Raising for Wheelchair

Cake stall, raffle, tombola
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Town Hall Forecourt
Sally and Steve Lavender's daughter, Ruby, has hip dysplasia and is having a major operation on the 30th March. She will be placed in a spica cast afterwards and will need a specialist wheel chair
Sally and Steve have the daunting task of raising �3000 to buy one. They will donate it to the Red Cross when Ruby no longer needs it
Any extra money they raise will be donated to Steps charity, which supports adults and children with lower limb conditions
Any help you can give will be very welcome including prizes for the raffle & tombola
More information from Steve & Sallye on 07799 605 456 or 07818 636 544
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/ruby.htm

11 - 12 Mar 2011

Bridal Cake Shop

Open Day
When: 12noon - 4pm
Where: 5a Fairfields
Please drop in to see the new shop and have a glass of wine
More information from Jeanette on 01256 895124 or 07968 843979
Website: www.bridalcakes.co.uk

15 Mar 2011

Art at the Barn

Palette knife painting in acrylic and oil
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Tufton Warren Farm
Stephen Foster�s 3rd course at the Barn allows students to develop their skills or, if attending for the first time, a fabulous practical insight into discovering the wonderful texture palette knife painting can give to their work
The morning will begin with a demonstration and a first attempt at painting your own piece, followed by a more ambitious attempt in the afternoon. Working spontaneously and with a loose approach are key skills that you will learn on this course
As well as being an accomplished artist, Stephen has had 20 years experience teaching painting at all levels. He is a sensitive and tolerant teacher, and this course is suitable for all ranges of ability
Course Fee: �60 (including lunch)
More information from Nadia Waterfield on 07717 833 999 or Sarah O'Rorke on 07765 860 081
Website: www.quiddityfineart.co.uk/quiddityEvents.asp

17 Mar 2011

Whitchurch WI

Magistrate
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Local Magistrate, Juliette Rees of Overton, will be giving a thought provoking presentation on the various aspects of her role, accompanied by a Probation Officer
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

Rising 5's

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: White Hart
Quiz night with loads of fantastic prizes
Max team size 6 people - �2 per person
If you don't have a team just turn up and join one!!
No booking necessary
More information from Julia Lymbery on 07711 149814

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18 Mar 2011

Art at the Barn

Working and experimenting with oil paints and mediums
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Tufton Warren Farm
Pip Seymour is one of the leading authorities on artists' materials. He has created a whole range of paints for a leading supplier and is also the author of numerous books including 'The Artist's Handbook' and 'A Short Book About Oil Painting'
Whether a beginner or a more experienced artist, the workshop will delve deeply into the subject of oil paint and techniques empowering students with knowledge that they can then apply to their own work
Through demonstration, open discussion and experimentation students will gain a clear understanding of oil as a powerful medium
Course Fee: �60 (including lunch)
More information from Nadia Waterfield on 07717 833 999 or Sarah O'Rorke on 07765 860 081
Website:

The White Hart

Red Nose Thai Curry
When: 6 - 9.30pm
Chicken or Veggie
Enjoy a brilliant curry while doing your bit for comic relief!
The White Hart is donating �1 to comic relief for every one sold
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

The Prince Regent

Live Music - Martin Potts Starship
When: 9pm
Back where it all began!!
Martin Potts Starship is a project by Martin (one half of popular duo Martin & Darren) where he plays and sings pop, rock and country classics from the 50s to the present day, from Chuck Berry to Owl City and everything in between
As well as providing the vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar and mandolin, Martin's a whizz with a kazoo too. Martin enjoys witty banter with the audience, so his gigs are great fun for everyone
More information from Victoria on 895525
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/retail.php#TPR

19 Mar 2011

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Brushwood
When: 7.30pm Doors Open 7.00p.m
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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20 Mar 2011

London Street Closure

When: 5am - 7pm
Where: The White Hart - Lynch Hill Park Road
The road is being closed for resurfacing for the day
Cars left on the road between 5am and 7pm risk being towed away
No parking cones will be put out before the closure
A map is on display outside the Town Hall
More information from 0845 6035633 quoting CL/CD/B3400/2247121

21 Mar 2011

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

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Organic textiles
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by the group's chairman, Heather Rainbow
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

22 Mar 2011

Art at the Barn

The grammar of drawing - David Chandler
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Tufton Warren Farm
Using objects, David will look at how to measure and accurately depict our world, looking at ways to evoke light and shade, texture and movement. Students will learn how to create spatial depth using the rules of perspective
They will explore the difference between line and tone and study the difference between reality and abstraction. David will focus on how drawing can help us to create a language that is uniquely our own
David is an experienced art teacher and watercolour painter. He holds regular exhibitions, has published articles in The Artist magazine and teaches in the West of England and in Italy over Summer months
Course Fee: �60 (including lunch). There are 3 days on which this course will run, a discount available for 3 day bookings
More information from Nadia Waterfield on 07717 833 999 or Sarah O'Rorke on 07765 860 081
Website:

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

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23 Mar 2011

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Early Spring Flowering Perennials
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Priory Lane Nursery, Freefolk
Join Rosy Hardy at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants for a demonstration and guided tour on planting and growing combinations, including colour and plant situations
RHS Members �8, Non-members �10
Tea, coffee and biscuits included in the ticket price
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk

Crafty Affairs

First Meeting
When: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Come along and meet like minded men and women, whether expert, novice or yet to get started crafter
Share hints, tips and ideas and swap patterns and skills
No membership. �1.50 per meeting - includes refreshments
Meetings 2nd Tuesday & 4th Wednesday each month
Website: www.CraftyAffairs.Org

24 Mar 2011

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

The Wildlife of Whitchurch and Beyond
When: 8pm
Where: The White Hart
A presentation by Whitchurch resident Alex Cruickshank
Website: www.hwt.org.uk

27 Mar 2012

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Early Summer Perennials Talk
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Priory Lane Nursery, Freefolk
Join Rosy Hardy at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants for a demonstration and guided tour on planting and growing combinations, including colour and plant situations, where and when and propagation
RHS Members �8, Non-members �10
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk

Bere Mill

Open garden - National Garden Scheme
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 - Refreshments by Cats Protection
More information from Rupert & Elizabeth Nabarro 01256 892210
Website: www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/gardenfinder/garden.aspx?id=19432

Fund Raising for Wheelchair

Sponsored Waxing
When: 3.30pm
Where: White Hart
Andy Moss (landlord of the White Hart) and Lee Piggott (a neighbour) will be waxing their chests and backs
Sally and Steve Lavender have the daunting task of raising �3000 to buy a reclining child's wheelchair for their daughter, Ruby. They will donate it to the Red Cross when Ruby no longer needs it
Any extra money they raise will be donated to Steps charity, which supports adults and children with lower limb conditions
Sponsor Andy and Lee!!!
More information from Steve & Sallye on 07799 605 456 or 07818 636 544
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/ruby.htm

The White Hart

Charity Quiz Night
When: 7.30pm
�100 Prize
�10 oer team, maximum 5 memebers per team
Funds raised go to the Rainbow Trust
Supported by the Newbury Building Society
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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29 Mar 2011

Art at the Barn

The grammar of drawing - David Chandler
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Tufton Warren Farm
Using objects, David will look at how to measure and accurately depict our world, looking at ways to evoke light and shade, texture and movement. Students will learn how to create spatial depth using the rules of perspective
They will explore the difference between line and tone and study the difference between reality and abstraction. David will focus on how drawing can help us to create a language that is uniquely our own
David is an experienced art teacher and watercolour painter. He holds regular exhibitions, has published articles in The Artist magazine and teaches in the West of England and in Italy over Summer months
Course Fee: �60 (including lunch). There are 3 days on which this course will run, a discount available for 3 day bookings
More information from Nadia Waterfield on 07717 833 999 or Sarah O'Rorke on 07765 860 081
Website:

2 Apr 2011

Prayer for Whitchurch

Monthly Meeting
When: 8.30am
On the first Saturday of each month, a small group of Christians meet for an hour to pray for Whitchurch
They come from various churches in the town, brought together in a belief that God answers prayer
The themes in their prayers have included: the unity of Christians in Whitchurch; the businesses in the town; and the schools and young people
More information from Tim and Dorrie Bilson on 893103

The Studio

Pottery Workshops For Beginners - Fully Booked
When: 10am � 4pm (with an hour for lunch)
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw a pot or hand-build a vase?
There is a maximum of four places on each course and all aspects of pottery from wedging the clay through to throwing a pot as well as hand-building techniques will be demonstrated
All you need is an apron and packed lunch � refreshments will be provided
The course costs �65, which includes all materials and two fired, glazed finished pieces
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/workshops/4533809681

Whitchurch Sports and Social Club

The 'Nutty Boy'
When: 7.30pm
Great vocalist specialising in ska and reggae
Backed up by a ska and reggae disco
Only �6 per ticket
More information from 07963159273
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

The White Hart

Black & White Disco
When: 8pm
Fancy dress disco
Prizes to be won
Drinks promotions
& Late Bar
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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3 April 2011

Mothering Sunday

Winchester Street/Road Closure

When: 5am - 7pm
Where: The Square - MIcheldever Road
The road is being closed for resurfacing for the day
Cars left on the road between 5am and 7pm risk being towed away
No parking cones will be put out before the closure
A map is on display outside the Town Hall
More information from 0845 6035633 quoting CL/CD/2246169

The Red House

Mother's Day Menu
When: 12 noon -
Special Menu
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com

5 Apr - 3 May 2011

Active Healthy Communities at B&DBC;

Nordic Walking Course for Beginners
When: 10am
Where: Whitchurch Recreation Ground
A course of 4 hourly sessions on consecutive Tuesday mornings
Learn the basic skills of Nordic Walking to improve your health and fitness
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique and is not to be confused with trekking or hill walking as the poles are not planted in front of the walker but in a specific way that increases the use of the upper body. It can be done by anybody, anywhere
The aim of providing these sessions is so that you will be able to come along to volunteer led Nordic Walks, or enjoy Nordic Walking with your family and friends � an excellent way to improve your health and fitness, Nordic Walking poles provided
More information from Jane Wilding on 01256 845574
Website: www.basingstokehealtwalks.org
Booking for these courses is essential

5 Apr 2011

Art at the Barn

The grammar of drawing - David Chandler
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Tufton Warren Farm
Using objects, David will look at how to measure and accurately depict our world, looking at ways to evoke light and shade, texture and movement. Students will learn how to create spatial depth using the rules of perspective
They will explore the difference between line and tone and study the difference between reality and abstraction. David will focus on how drawing can help us to create a language that is uniquely our own
David is an experienced art teacher and watercolour painter. He holds regular exhibitions, has published articles in The Artist magazine and teaches in the West of England and in Italy over Summer months
Course Fee: �60 (including lunch). There are 3 days on which this course will run, a discount available for 3 day bookings
More information from Nadia Waterfield on 07717 833 999 or Sarah O'Rorke on 07765 860 081
Website:

5 Apr - 2 Jul 2011

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Exhibition - Traditional Japanese Embroidery
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
The Christchurch School of Traditional Japanese Embroidery brings their outstanding work to a wider audience at Whitchurch Silk Mill following traditions several thousands years old
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

5 Apr 2011

Whitchurch History Society

17th Century Raised Work Embroidery (Stumpwork),
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Ruth Smith of Hampshire Museum Services
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 Apr 2011

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - Eat Pray Love
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
A married woman (Julia Roberts) realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".
Newly divorced and at a crossroads, she steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery.
In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali.
Tickets �5 from John Dennett, the Handbag Shop and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

The Red House

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Teams of 4 with cash prizes
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com

9 Apr 2011

The White Hart

Seafood and Fish night with Guest Chef Adrian Jenkins
When: 6 - 9pm
Special guest chef Adrian Jenkins will be creating some of his famous seafood & fish dishes
one not to be missed if you love seafood
and if you don't then worry not Adrian will also adding some magic to our every day dishes too!!
Booking recommended
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

10 Apr 2011

Winchester Street/Road Closure

When: 5am - 7pm
Where: The Square - MIcheldever Road
The road is being closed for resurfacing for the day
Cars left on the road between 5am and 7pm risk being towed away
No parking cones will be put out before the closure
A map is on display outside the Town Hall
More information from 0845 6035633 quoting CL/CD/2246169

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Charity Open Day - Naomi House
When: 10am - 4pm
Guided tours behind the scenes at this Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winning Nursery
10% discount off all Hardy's plants
Chance to win 2 tickets to the Chelsea Flower Show
Refreshments (Home made Whitchurch cakes) - Free Car Parking
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk
Entry free - but please donate to Naomi House

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11 Apr 2011

Silver Threads

April Outing
Silver Threads will be visiting Milletts Garden Centre near Abingdon
There are two big restaurants, a deli and shop as well as the usual garden centre shops
The cost of the coach will be �16
Closing date for booking is Monday April 4
More information from Brigitte Broad on 892577

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

12 Apr 2011

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 Tennis Club

Annual Maintenance Evening
When: 6pm
Where: Testbourne School Courts
Everyone is invited to come along and help tidy up the courts ready for the start of the season in tennis gear, as there will be time to play later
Courts are shared with Testbourne Community School and club nights are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm till dusk - Junior members have priority from 6�7pm
Members can also use the courts at other times out of school hours and at weekends, except for certain times when league matches or junior and adult coaching are taking place
For coaching bookings or information contact Carol on 07939 264999
More information from Julie Wild on 07768 050097 or Wendy Helsby on 892036

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13 Apr 2011

Whitchurch Ramblers Club

First Wednesday Walk of 2011
When: 7pm
Where: Meet (and finish) at Bell Street Car Park
A gentle start covering ~2� miles to Tufton and back
More information from Nick Copp on 892737
Website: www.whitchurchramblers.org.uk

14 April 2011

Townswomen's Guild

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
When: 10.15am
Where: Parish Hall
All welcome
The sales table this month will be for items of a yellow colour
Visitors welcome �2

16 Apr 2011

Whitchurch Library

Crafty Saturday
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Gill Nethrcott Centre
These sessions are for primary school age children
First session with a competition to 'Make a plate for Will & Kate!'
There's no need to book. All materials are supplied and it's free of charge
More information from 893724

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Mel Paul & Mary Lacey
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 you own food & drink
Tickets �7
More information from Margaret on 892008

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18 Apr 2011

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

AGM + Secret Gardens of Hampshire
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by Patricia Elkington of the "Yellow Book"
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

19 - 21 Apr 2011

Silk Mill

Easter Holiday Activities - 'Shibori'
When: 11am - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
The art of Japanese tie-dye twist, fold and clamp silk or cotton and dye with a range of colours for unique affect
Normal admission charges apply
No booking required just turn up within the session - �4.50
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

20 Apr 2011

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Spring Flowering Perennials
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Priory Lane Nursery, Freefolk
Join Rosy Hardy at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants for a demonstration and guided tour on planting and growing combinations, including colour and plant situations
RHS Members �8, Non-members �10
Tea, coffee and biscuits included in the ticket price
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk

Whitchurch

Annual Town Assembly
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
There will be reports by the Town Council, local ward councillors and other groups and organisations in the Town.
Come along and hear what went on last year from those responsible - it could well be different from what you thought was happening!
You can ask questions too
More information from Cathy Burt on 892107

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21 Apr 2011

Whitchurch WI

Maundy Thursday
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Details later
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

29 Apr - 5 May 2011

Twinning Association

Trip to France
Please contact Pauline or Peggy
More information from Chairman, Pauline Rutter, on 892803 or the Secretary, Peggy Carter, on 01962 760590

29 Apr 2011

The White Hart

A royal wedding from the Hart!
When: 8am - late
A day full of celebration with something for everybody
Eat breakfast between 8am -11am and enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne then watch live coverage of the Royal Wedding. From 11am to 2pm Nicky the Magic Lady and balloon artist is here to entertain our younger customers
Food served all day - Cream Teas all day just 2 pounds!
Round off the day with an Evening Disco with Royal Fancy dress - so you can all have that first dance! - Champagne by the glass!
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

The Watership Down Inn

Live Music - Black Dog
When: 9pm
Black Dog is a rock covers band and was formed in 2005
The line up is made up of Martin Lennon - lead vocals, Rod Lewis - guitars, Roy Andrews - bass guitar and Mike Noble - Drums
More information from 01256 892254
Website: watershipdowninn.info

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30 Apr 2011

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Crowning Festival Queen & Princess
When: 2pm
Where: Millennium Meadow
The Carnival Queen will be crowned at 2pm, followed by the judging of the Bride & Groom fancy dress competition
Prizes will be awarded for the best child couple (under 12) and the best adult couple
Attractions will include Maypole dancing for all to join in, Irish Dancing and Belly dancing will follow
Refreshments will be available from 1pm
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.org.uk

3 May 2011

Whitchurch History Society

So this is Industrial Archaeology
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
John Silman and Tony Yoward of Hampshire Mills Group
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

4 May 2011

Black Arrows (Archery Club)

Outdoor Shooting Begins
When: 7pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Field
Start of the Summer outdoor shooting season
More information from Peter Turner on 01256 893638
Website: blackarrows.org.uk

6 May 2011

FOWPS

Quiz and Puddings night
When: 7.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Primary School
bring a team along and test your combined brain power, then help yourself to a fantastic spread of homemade puddings...seconds guaranteed
Teams of 4-6 max, �5 a head to be paid on the night
Bring your own nibbles, drinks and glasses
Contact Sarah Castle to book a table so that FOWPS know how much baking to do
More information from Sarah Castle on 896270
Website: www.whitchurch.hants.sch.uk/keyinfo_detail.asp?Section=3&Ref;=10

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7 May 2011

The Studio

Pottery Workshops For Beginners - Fully Booked
When: 10am � 4pm (with an hour for lunch)
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw a pot or hand-build a vase?
There is a maximum of four places on each course and all aspects of pottery from wedging the clay through to throwing a pot as well as hand-building techniques will be demonstrated
All you need is an apron and packed lunch � refreshments will be provided
The course costs �65, which includes all materials and two fired, glazed finished pieces
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/workshops/4533809681

9 May 2011

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

12 May 2011

Townswomen's Guild

Village Fetes and Charter Fairs
When: 10.15am Doors open for coffee at10am
Where: Parish Hall
A talk by Peter Hammond
The sales table this month will be for items of a green colour
Visitors welcome �2

14 May 2011

Whitchurch Family Network

Dads and Kids � This is For You!
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Whitchurch C of E Primary School
Games and activities for fathers and their children (all ages welcome)
Come and join other dads for a morning of children's activities at the school
a chance to spend valuable time with your children, as well as to meet other dads and maybe even get a bit of time to enjoy a bacon sarnie and read the paper
If this event proves popular, the aim is to repeat it on a regular basis. Just come along, although a call before the day would be very helpful
More information from 892755

Silk Mill

National Mills Day
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Open as usual during the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings' National Mills Weekend
Andover Radio Amateur Club will be trying to contact other mills around the world.
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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15 May 2011

Silk Mill

National Mills Day
When: 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Open as usual during the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings' National Mills Weekend
Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill book stall
Hampshire Mills Group information stall
A team from Christchurch responsible for the Japanese Embroidery will be present
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Acoustic music/song session
When: 12.30 - 4.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

15 - 21 May 2011

Christian Aid Week

House to House Collection
For many years, the Whitchurch Christian Aid committee has organised a house-to-house collection throughout the town during Christian Aid Week
There are at present over forty wonderful helpers that generously give a few hours of their time to deliver and collect envelopes during Christian Aid Week
However, more helpers are always very welcome to spread the load!
So if you could give 2-3 hours of your time during Christian Aid Week it would be great to hear from you
More information from Frances Harris on 895248
Website: www.christianaid.org.uk

16 May 2011

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Plant Swap
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Bring along your plants to swap, or make a small donation
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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17 May 2011

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 Town Council

Annual Meeting to Elect New Mayor
When: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Where: Town Hall
The new Mayor will be formally elected and sworn in
More information from 01256 892107
Website: whitchurchtowncouncil.org.uk

19 May 2011

Whitchurch WI

Fabulous Fabrics: Costumes from Arabia to Indonesia
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Richard Tanner retired early from secondary school headship and went on to teach geography at the �royal� school in Jordan, giving him opportunities to travel in the Holy Land, Egypt, Cyprus, Turkey and overland to England
He followed that with a �geriatric gap year�, travelling around the world on a shoestring; California, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Nepal and India
The presentation is illustrated with slides, books, posters and artefacts
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

21 May 2011

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

Rockus

Rockus Launch Party
When: Get there by 7pm as it's free
Where: The White Hart
Fasten your seatbelts Rockus fans
To set the stage for the main event on June 4th!! Bring your party head 'cause the organisers have only gone and booked Le Chat Noir, The Fortunate and Gray Smith to deliver a triple helping of Rockus tunes!
Prepare to rock the funk out!
Website: www.rockusfestival.co.uk

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Spur
When: 7.30pm Doors Open 7.00p.m
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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22 May 2011

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Spring Tournament
When: 11am
Where: Testbourne School Courts
Followed by a BBQ - 3.00pm at the Robins�
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

25 May 2011

Crafty Affairs

Crafty Meeting
When: 7.30pm
Demonstrations on how to make crochet flowers. Also making a
card using a pricking and stitching technique. Entrance fee �1.50
includes refreshment. Or just come along for a chat and indulge
in 2 hours of crafting, bring your own project
More information from Miranda on 01264 720561
Website: www.craftyaffairs.org

Crafty Affairs

Drawing & Painting Classes
When: 7.30pm
Where: The Gill Nethercott Hall
Damien Rochford a local artist is holding tuition classes, teaching
on a one to one basis, bring along your materials and or current
project. For novice or advanced buddings artists.
More information from Damien Rochford
Website: www.damienrochford.co.uk

28 May 2011

Parish Hall Committee

Plant Sale
When: 10am - they're gone
Where: Parish Hall
Bedding plants, vegetables and herbaceous plants all at low prices
Don't leave it late they sell out quickly
The normal Saturday Market stalls will also be there - cakes, eggs, preserves, toys
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

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29 May 2011

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Whitchurch Pubs Race
When: 4.30pm
Where: Details later
Teams of 5 - 10
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/pub_race_2011.html

The White Hart

Harty Party
When: 4.30 - 7.30pm
Enjoy the Pubs Race and the White Hart's party
Disco, BBQ & Mr Tall, the children's entertainer
Face painting, music, balloon modelling, puppets .......
Download a large copy of the poster
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

The Red House

Pubs Race
When: 4.30pm
Hog Roast, Live Music, Barbecue & Bouncy Castle
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com

29 - 30 May 2011

Bere Mill

Open garden - National Garden Scheme
When: 1.30 - 5pm
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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31 May 2011

Silk Mill

Whitsun Holiday Activities - 'Clay and Cornflakes'
When: 11am - 1pm & 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make a chicken with clay, add texture to your creation with everyday breakfast cereal as well as colour with ceramic underglazes
Normal admission charges apply
Booking essential �10.00 per session
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

1 Jun 2011

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.15 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone 0300 123 23 23 to book a session or get more information
or visit the website
or just turn up
Website: www.blood.co.uk

2 Jun 2011

Silk Mill

Whitsun Holiday Activities - 'Clay and Cornflakes'
When: 11am - 1pm & 1.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make a chicken with clay, add texture to your creation with everyday breakfast cereal as well as colour with ceramic underglazes
Normal admission charges apply
Booking essential �10.00 per session
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

3 - 4 Jun 2011

The White Hart

WADS Murder Mystery Nights
When: 7 - 10pm
When plans are annouced to refurbish the White Hart , anger, resentment and misunderstanding combine to create a ....
RECIPE FOR MURDER
You are invited to eat, drink and solve the mystery. Book a table for Friday 3rd June or Saturday 4th June A three course meal with a drink upon arrival is �25 per head - with prizes to be won too
Full details of the menu on the Facebook page
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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4 Jun 2011

West Berkshire & North Hampshire Open Studios 2011

Workshop - Weaving without a loom

CANCELLED
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Unfortunately, Mary Kinipple is ill and will not be able to run a workshop for 16+
Design and make a small piece of weaving in a day, using simple method and equipment and a variety of yarns and found objects
Space for up to 10 students - please book with Mary on 01491 872148 (Not after 9.00 pm)
Small charge for materials - normal Silk Mill admission charges apply
Website: www.open-studios.org.uk/2011/pages/workshop.php?workShopID=23

Rockus

Rockus Festival - Formerly TwangFest
When: 12 noon - 11:30pm Gates open at 11.30am
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Whitchurch's biggest music event
For details of the acts see the website
So far Absolute Bowie, KTS, The Gentry Underground and TUMBLR
No change to prices - Family Ticket �25 Pounds (2 adults, 2 children), Adults �10, 13 -17 Year olds �5, Children under 12 Free (must be accompanied)
More information from the website
Website: www.rockusfestival.co.uk
Rockus Festival is run as a social enterprise � any profits we make are invested back into the festival to make it better next year and, if possible, we also donate to local good causes - 2.5 hours' worth of volunteering on the day get you free entry

6 Jun 2011

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

11 Jun 2011

The Studio

Pottery Workshops For Beginners
When: 10am � 4pm (with an hour for lunch)
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw a pot or hand-build a vase?
There is a maximum of four places on each course and all aspects of pottery from wedging the clay through to throwing a pot as well as hand-building techniques will be demonstrated
All you need is an apron and packed lunch � refreshments will be provided
The course costs �65, which includes all materials and two fired, glazed finished pieces
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/workshops/4533809681

Mityana Project

Summer Ball
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Live music from The Difference, bar, charity auction and raffles
It promises to be an excellent evening, with a band and bar. Bring your own food
Tickets for this adult only event cost just �10. So please come along for an enjoyable evening and support this good cause in the process
The group has already raised over �4,000 through two Sainsbury bag-packing sessions and a sponsored town litter pick - all done in their own spare time
More information from Julie Diane Robinson on 0771 7595860
Website: www.testbourne-mityana.co.uk/summerball.html
The ball is being organised to raise funds for this year�s visit to Mityana, Testbourne's twin school

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12 Jun 2011

Cats Protection

Open Day
When: 2 - 4.30pm
Where: Herbsland, Stoke Rd, Hurstbourne Tarrant
Stalls, afternoon teas, ferrets
Music from Dave
The opportunity to meet some of the cats in care
More information from on 892019
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/cats.htm

14 Jun 2011

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

16 Jun 2011

Whitchurch WI

The Role of Mayor
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The Worshipful the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane 2010/2011, Cllr Keith Chapman presents The Role of Mayor
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

18 - 19 Jun 2011

Sylvanian Families

Sylvanian Family Shopping Weekend
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The Sylvanian Family shop is having a weekend away from London and is coming to Whitchurch again
Come and see our extensive range of current, discontinued and exclusive Sylvanian Family items
There will be activities, displays and competitions and special visits from some of the Sylvanian Family characters!
Refreshments will be available throughout the weekend
More information from 01256 895511
Website: www.sylvanianfamilies.com

18 Jun 2011

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Yorkie
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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19 Jun 2011

Keith Bell's Lunchtime Music Session
When: 12.30 onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

23 Jun 2011

Friends of Whitchurch Primary School

Family Fun Evening
When: 5 - 7.30 pm
Where: Whitchurch Primary School
Lots of fun and games, including
Bouncy Castle, Bungee Run, Tombolas, Lucky Dip, Face Painting
Beer & Pimms tent, BBQ, Refreshments, Raffle
More information from Debbie Crapper via [email protected]

24 - 26 Jun 2011

Valley Music in St Mary Bourne

Music Festival
Where: St Mary Bourne
This event is for families and those of all ages living in the river valleys of the Bourne and Test, east of Andover
The venues for the workshops and the performances will be the Village Centre, the village school, a concert tent sited near the war memorial and the Parish Church
There will be workshops and activities for children as well as adults. An adult should accompany children and young persons under 16 if they wish to attend the performances on Friday and the dances on Saturday and Sunday evenings
Artists include Belshazzar's Feast, Blowzabella, Craig Morgan Robson, Luke Daniels, KillBillies, Caroline Edwards, Lauren Goldsmith, James Carter, Morag Joss, Joe Penland, Barton Stacey Jubilee Traditonal Jazz Band, Mad Hatter Morris, Pan Jazz Internation
More information from Mary Childs on 07721 866434
Website: www.valleymusic.org.uk

25 Jun 2011

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

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29 Jun 2011

Town Council Election


When: 7am - 10pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/6D0717E3-DABA-4A13-9633-338FF1D8CE04/0/NoticeofPoll.pdf

1 Jul 2011

The White Hart

Disco with Craig Roberts
Late Bar
+
As it's Craig's birthday
Get ready to party and join in some fun & games
More information from 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

2 Jul 2011

The Studio

Pottery Workshops For Beginners
When: 10am � 4pm (with an hour for lunch)
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw a pot or hand-build a vase?
There is a maximum of four places on each course and all aspects of pottery from wedging the clay through to throwing a pot as well as hand-building techniques will be demonstrated
All you need is an apron and packed lunch � refreshments will be provided
The course costs �65, which includes all materials and two fired, glazed finished pieces
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/#/workshops/4533809681

3 Jul 2011

The White Hart

Pub Quiz and BBQ
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
Drinks prizes
�6 per person - includes a half-time White Hart BBQ
Maximum of 6 per team
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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4 Jul 2011

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

4 Jul - 2 Oct 2011

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

9 - 10 Jul 2011

Silk Mill

Kennet Valley Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers
When: 10am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Demonstration of the Guild's skills
Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill will be able to take advantage of their discount on purchases in the Silk Mill shop
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

9 Jul 2011

Whitchurch Family Network

Dads and Kids � This is For You!
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Whitchurch C of E Primary School
Following the first successfull event on 14 May -
Games and activities for fathers and their children (all ages welcome)
Come and join other dads for a morning of children's activities at the school
a chance to spend valuable time with your children, as well as to meet other dads and maybe even get a bit of time to enjoy a bacon sarnie and read the paper
More information from 892755

The Red House

Family Party
When: 12.30pm onwards
A family party to launch the new kid's play area
Free face painting (for the kids!), a Pimms Bar, BBQ( the kids get a free hotdog for every adult portion bought)
So, let the kids enjoy the lovely garden, existing (and redecorated) playhouse and, of course, the new fully fenced play area
The area includes slides, a climbing wall, towers, a scramble net, an animal springer, Oxo spinners and it's all fully fenced so adults can relax while the kids play
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com

All Hallows and Tufton Parish Committee

Summer Fete
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: The Lawn, Church Street
Traditional Village Fete, with a variety of stalls and fun for all the family
Arena events, music and a Fun Island especially for young children. We will also have the Great Duck races
Grand Draw with a first prize of �150
More information from Allan Vaughan 01256 896591

Singing for Fun

Summer Concert
When: 7.30pm
Where: St. Marybourne Village Hall
Summer concert with supper
This year's chosen charity is Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Tickets �10 - includes supper
More information from Linda Cowley on 895940

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12 Jul 2011

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 Town Plan

Meeting
When: 7.30pm
Where: Town Hall
What will our town be like in five or ten years time? Will it be a vibrant community? Will it be a commuters' dormitory? Will it be a good place to live, both for existing residents and new?
A Town Plan is created by local people and sets visions for the future, whether they be for traffic, housing or environmental improvements and looks towards creating a framework for the sort of town its own local residents actually want
The people of Whitchurch can have a say about the town they live in and the facilities it enjoys, but there is work to be done if Whitchurch residents want to be heard
A small team has begun meeting, but more help is needed to hear everyone's opinions and pull together a recognised plan
More information from Tim Bilson on 893103
Website: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEnWvJT2BfE
See the video on the website

14 Jul 2011

Testbourne Community School

Summer Serenade
If you would like to hear our bands in action do come along to hear Testbourne Community Orchestra and Choir in Concert
Tickets available from school
More information from 892061

Townswomen's Guild

Quilting
When: 10.15am Doors open for coffee at10am
Where: Parish Hall
A talk by Janet Morseman from Quilters Dream at Picket Piece
The sales table this month will be for black or white items
Visitors welcome �2

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16 Jul - 10 Sep 2011

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

16 Jul 2011

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

Carnival Procession and Fete
When: 2pm ish
Where: Through the Town and then Whitchurch Primary School
The usual procession through the Town ending at the Primary School for the Fete
Where there will be a chance to shop, see people working at their crafts, have your face painted or receive a henna tattoo. Along with other activities will be pony rides, inflatable slide, Ferris wheel, children's carousel, sumo suits and bucking bronco
Refreshment will be available from the bar, the burger stall, soft drink & fruit stall, tea and coffee outlets, ice cream van, candy floss man or there will be Pimms, strawberries & cream
Among the displays will be The Belly Dancers & The Marina School of Dancing
More information from Rob Dunlop on 893513
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/carnival_2011.html

16 - 17 Jul 2011

WADS

Twelfth Night
When: 7pm
Where: The Lawn (by kind permission of Professor Denning)
There will be no interval, but you are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy during the performance
In fact, you can order your picnic from the White Hart
Please also bring your own picnic blankets and chairs
Tickets cost �8 (�4 concessions) and are available from Newbury Building Society, the White Hart, and Whitchurch Library
More information from 892514
Website: wadsweb.org.uk
Book on-line

16 Jul 2011

Whitchurch Western Dance Club

C&W; Dance - Little Rock
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 you own food & drink
Tickets �7
More information from Margaret on 892008

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17 July 2011

Whitchurch History Society

Visit - Breamore House
Where: Breamore House
Book at March meeting
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

21 Jul 2011

Whitchurch WI

Ladies of the Tower
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Tony Strafford is the speaker
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

22 Jul 2011

Whitchurch Schools

End of term

23 - 24 Jul 2011

WADS

Twelfth Night
When: 7pm
Where: The Lawn (by kind permission of Professor Denning)
There will be no interval, but you are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy during the performance
In fact, you can order your picnic from the White Hart
Please also bring your own picnic blankets and chairs
Tickets cost �8 (�4 concessions) and are available from Newbury Building Society, the White Hart, and Whitchurch Library
More information from 892514
Website: wadsweb.org.uk
Book

23 Jul 2011

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Summer Tournament
When: 1.30pm
Where: Testbourne School Courts
Followed by a Whitchurch Ramble and supper at the Russell�s
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

Berehill House and Wessex Lodge

2011 Summer Fete
When: 2pm
Summer Fete
Auction, Tombola, Raffle, Games, Belly Dancing, Various Stalls.
More information from 01256 893087

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25 Jul 2011

Jacqueline Rolls JaxsArts and Designs

Experimental mono printing workshop
When: 12.30 - 3pm
In this session Jacqueline will introduce you to a variety of mono printing techniques, a great activity for anyone wishing to create great results without the need for specialist equipment.
The fee is �15 per person clusive of materials. Early bird and reserve a place tickets are available
More information from Jacqueline Rolls on 07981103704
Website: www.jaxsarts.co.uk/current.htm

29 - 31 Jul 2011

The Red House

Celebration Weekend
Celebrate the refurbishment with new menus and a new look
Same great quality food and drink plus a more extensive bar menu & light bites
Free glass of bubbly to diners
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com


30 Jul 2011

Tufton Smallholding

Crafty Ways with Wool
When: 2 - 5 pm
Where: 2, Church Cottages, Tufton
Visit the small holding to see demonstrations of spinning,braid making and peg loom weaving, as well as interactive projects for children
Tufton Smallholding wool and woolen goods will be on display
�2 charge - for charity - booking is essential
More information from 893518
Website: www.tuftonsmallholding.co.uk
Part of Hampshire Food Festival 2011

The White Hart

life is a beach.... Shorts and shades disco and party
When: 8.30pm
Late Bar
Fish & Chips are just �5 to all customers in Shorts and Shades
More information from 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com
All day 29 & 30th July - Fish & Chips just �5 to all customers in Shorts and Shades

The Kings Arms

Gangster Night
More information from 01256 896374
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/retail.php#TKA

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1 - 5 Aug 2011

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
�18 per day or �75 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=9544
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

1 Aug 2011

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

2 Aug 2011

Testbourne Extended Schools Partnership

Laverstoke Farm Family Visit
When: Meet at 9.45am
Where: Testbourne Community School Main Reception
Activities include handling chicks, feeding hens & collecting eggs, visiting dairy to bottle-feed buffalo calves, visiting walled garden & orchard, planting a herb salad to take home
Please bring outdoor clothing suitable for the weather & lunch
�5.00 per family. Age 5+ booking is essential as spaces are limited - parent/guardian must attend
More information from Paul on 892261

2 - 4 Aug 2011

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Waxworks'
When: Daily 11am - 3.30pm
Where: Silk Mill
Batik and potato dextrin resist designs on cotton and silk (bring you own T shirt)
No booking required drop-in within the session
�5.00 per activity normal admission applies
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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3 Aug 2011

Streetz

Pottery Painting
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

5 Aug 2011

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

9 - 11 Aug 2011

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Japanese Shibori'
When: Daily 11am - 3.30pm
Where: Silk Mill
Japanese tie dye twisting, folding and clamping
No booking required drop-in within the session
�5.00 per activity normal admission applies
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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10 Aug 2011

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

11 Aug 2011

Townswomen's Guild

Cream Tea
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Parish Hall
No talk this month
A social afternoon with a cream tea and raffle
Cost to members �5.50
More information from Mrs Vivienne Morris on 892140

12 Aug 2011

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

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15 - 19 Aug 2011

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
�18 per day or �75 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=9545
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

16 - 18 Aug 2011

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Cyanotype'
When: Daily 11am - 3.30pm
Where: Silk Mill
Printring on silk depending on the sunshine!
No booking required drop-in within the session
�5.00 per activity normal admission applies
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

17 Aug 2011

Streetz

BMX
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: BMX Track - Daniels Road
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/streetz.htm

18 Aug 2011

Whitchurch WI

Summer Party!
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A socialable evening of fun in the (hopefully!) sun �..
Wine, nibbles, cake, quizes and most importantly, friends and laughter!
Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

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19 Aug 2011

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

20 Aug 2011

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

20 - 21 Aug 2011

Penny Spooner Ceramics

Local Crafts on Display
When: 10am � 5pm
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Four local artists will be demonstrating their work at different times at The Studio as part of West Berkshire and North Hampshire Open Studios 2011
Penny Spooner - Hand made porcelain ceramics produced individually in small numbers in Whitchurch
Damien Rochford - Wonderful bronze sculptures and paintings from Laverstoke
Adele Zaslawska - Quirky & original mosaics produced in St Mary Bourne
Alice Bloor - Beautiful original textiles designed and produced in Laverstoke
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk

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22 - 26 Aug 2011

Basingstoke Play Council

Open Access Play Scheme
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: Testbourne School
This scheme is available to all children aged 5-15 years (under 5's must be accompanied by an adult)
The scheme offers a wide variety of activities including craft, sports, games, parachute and much more.
Costs just �1.00 per child per session. No need to book!
Children with additional needs can have one to one support but please contact us to arrange.
More information from Ceris Davies on 01256 844847

23 - 25 Aug 2011

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Printers Block'
When: Daily 11am - 3.30pm
Where: Silk Mill
Screen printing and block printing on silk and cotton (bring you own T shirt)
No booking required drop-in within the session
�5.00 per activity normal admission applies
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

24 Aug 2011

Streetz

BMX
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: BMX Track - Daniels Road
More information from Mike Nicholls on 01256 845338
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/streetz.htm

25 Aug 2011

Testbourne Extended Schools Partnership

Moors Valley Family Visit
When: Meet at 8.45am
Where: Testbourne Community School Main Reception
Come and visit this fun filled park with a number of walks including fitness, nature, play, tree top trails
Have a ride on the miniature steam railway, hire a mountain bike, go fishing, or play golf - All activities are available at an extra cost whilst at the park and may require booking directly
See the website for more details
�5.00 per family booking is essential as spaces are limited - parent/guardian must attend
More information from Paul on 892261

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26 - 27 Aug 2011

Penny Spooner Ceramics

Local Crafts on Display
When: 10am � 5pm
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Four local artists will be demonstrating their work at different times at The Studio as part of West Berkshire and North Hampshire Open Studios 2011
Penny Spooner - Hand made porcelain ceramics produced individually in small numbers in Whitchurch
Damien Rochford - Wonderful bronze sculptures and paintings from Laverstoke
Adele Zaslawska - Quirky & original mosaics produced in St Mary Bourne
Alice Bloor - Beautiful original textiles designed and produced in Laverstoke
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk

26 Aug 2011

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

26 Aug 2011

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

27 Aug 2011

St John Fisher Church

Annual Church Fete
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: St John Fisher Church, Bell Street
Something for everyone � raffle, tombola, cakes, jams, good-as-new clothes, books, toys, games and many more stalls
More information from Lil White on 893679

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29 Aug 2011

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team (away) v Petersfield Town
When: 11.30am
Where: Love Lane, Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 4BW
Following 'Church's thrilling 3 - 2 FA Cup victory over Bemerton - Come and support the club
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

30 Aug - 2 Sep 2011

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 2011

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

2 Sep 2011

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

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3 Sep 2011

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

Kings Arms

Disco Night
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/retail.php#TKA

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6 Sep 2011

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 wins against Bemerton and Brading Town - Come and support the club In the Wessex League Cup
Adults �4, OAP �3, Children Free
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

8 Sep 2011

Townswomen's Guild

A History of Basing House
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church Hall
A talk by Mr Alan Turton
The sales table this month will be for items of a blue colour
Visitors welcome �2
More information from Mrs Vivienne Morris on 892140

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10 Sep 2011

Hampshire and The Islands Historic Churches Trust

Ride and Stride
When: All day
Participants are invited to obtain sponsorship by cycling, running, riding on horseback or walking to any number of the 350 churches and chapels in Hampshire or beyond
All money raised is divided equally between the Trust and the place of worship of their choice
This is a great opportunity to combine the enjoyment of exploring the countryside; either in a group or individually; with the pleasure of visiting some lovely and interesting churches
Richard Mallinson has sponsorship forms and the list of participating churches in Hampshire
More information from Richard on 893556
Website: www.hampshirehistoricchurches.org.uk/rideStride.php

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 wins against Bemerton and Brading Town - Come and support the club In the league
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

13 Sep 2011

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League Cup v Winchester City
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following 'Church's thrilling wins against Bemerton and Brading Town - Come and support the club In the FA Cup
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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15 Sep 2011

Whitchurch WI

Cookery Demonstration by Beverly Vaughan
When: 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Visitors welcome

16 Sep 2011

The White Hart

Darren & Martin play live at the Hart
When: 9pm til late
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

17 Sep 2011

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

FA Cup - 1st Qualifying Round v Brockenhurst
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following 'Church's thrilling wins against Bemerton and Brading Town - Come and support the club In the FA Cup
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
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

Kings Arms

Live Music - Oddballs
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/retail.php#TKA

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18 Sep 2011

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

19 - 21 Sep 2011

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 2011

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

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24 Sep 2011

Whitchurch United Football Club

FA Vase - 2nd Qualifying Round v Fareham Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following 'Church's thrilling Cup wins against Bemerton, Brading Town and Brockenhurst - Come and support the club In the FA Vase
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

1 Oct 2011

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

Crafty Affairs

The October Fayre
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The ideal place to browse for handmade gifts and shop for Christmas
Raffle, free photography session to have portraits taken of children and or pets, a local artist will draw your caricuture and a "make and take" session allowing children and adults alike the chance to try their hands at making something to take home
Guess the weight of the cake, how many buttons in the jar, and the name of the teddy - So much for all the family
Money raised will go to the NSPCC & Childline - Click here for a voucher to get a free drink and piece of cake
More information from Miranda on 01264 720561
Website: www.craftyaffairs.org

Whitchurch United Football Club

FA Cup - 2nd Qualifying Round v Gloucester City
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following 'Church's thrilling wins against Bemerton, Brading Town and Brockenhurst - Come and support the club In the FA Cup
The opposition is likely to be by far the strongest yet, coming from the top half of the Blue Square North League
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

The White Hart

Go Go Grease Lightening
When: 8.30pm til late
Fancy Dress Disco
So now it's time to dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks and take a trip to a simpler time ......
.....Music, Dancing, including the Hart's staff and Landlord's routine!!!
Drinks promotions and Late Bar
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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2 Oct 2011

Methodist Church

Harvest Festival
Where: Methodist Church

3 Oct - 5 Nov 2011

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

4 Oct 2011

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

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6 Oct 2011

Testbourne Community School

Open Evening
When: 6 - 8.30pm
An Open Evening for parents of primary school pupils
A talk from Hilary Jackson, Head Teacher, at 6pm & 7.30pm, with tours starting at 6.30pm
If you want to see the school in operation on a normal working day call the school for a tour on one of the Open Days - 10 & 13 Oct
More information from 892061
Website: www.testbourneschool.org.uk

Millenium Meadow

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: Town Hall
For anyone wanting to see a bit of history there will be a slide show as part of the meeting
More information from Graham Burgess 892837

9 Oct 2011

All Hallows

Praise Communion with One Accord
When: 10am
Music from the organ and worship band

Keith Bell

Acoustic Song Session
When: 4pm
Where: The Bell Inn
An afternoon of acoustic music with local musicians. If you are a musician or singer, feel free to come and take part. Or if you prefer to listen and partake of a pint or two, please join us.
More information from Keith Bell 07890 220779
Website: www.keith-bell.com

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10 Oct

Testbourne Community School

Open Morning
When: Call to arrange
For parents of primary school children
See the school on a normal working day
More information from 892061
Website: www.testbourneschool.org.uk

12 Oct - 16 Nov 2011

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

13 Oct

Testbourne Community School

Open Morning
When: Call to arrange
For parents of primary school children
See the school on a normal working day
More information from 892061
Website: www.testbourneschool.org.uk

Townswomen's Guild

Safety for Women
When: 10am
Where: Methodist Church Hall
A talk by a member of Hampshire County Constabulary - starting at 11am
The sales table this month will be for items of a Autumn colour
Visitors welcome �2
More information from Mrs Vivienne Morris on 892140

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15 Oct

Testbourne Community Centre

Reflexology Workshop
When: 9.30am - 1pm
A workshop for beginners interested in learning about this ancient complimentary therapy - the focus will be on self treatment of minor ailments
Reflexology involves the application of gentle pressure (using fingers and thumbs) to produce effects in other parts of the body - working on the reflex areas and determining imbalances a reflexologist aims to restore the body�s natural balance and help i
. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please bring a towel, pillow and cream or talc to use on yourself at the workshop
Cost �20 - Please note: This is an attendance only course and does not provide a qualification but will enable participants to treat themselves
More information from Paul Bushell on 892261

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

17 Oct 2011

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

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill tea Room
Come along if you would like to know more about the Friends and their activities
More information from Stephen Byers on 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Local Fibres
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Local growers Alison Thompson of Watership Alpacas and Jane Huxford of Tufton Smallholding
will talk on rearing animals for clothing and marketing their fleeces
Alison will be wearing a fashionable coat created from her own alpacas and Jane will have a range of exciting knitwear
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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20 Oct 2011

Whitchurch WI

Antiques Roadshow
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting for �2.50
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Website: whitchurchwi.org.uk

22 Oct 2011

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wyvern Combination - Reserves v Fareham Reserves
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following the 1st team's great run in the FA Cup - Come and support the reserves
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

23 Oct 2011

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

25 Oct 2011

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.15 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone 0300 123 23 23 to book a session or get more information
or visit the website
or just turn up
Website: www.blood.co.uk

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29 Oct 2011

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 United Football Club

Wyvern Combination - Reserves v Hamble Reserves
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following the 1st team's great run in the FA Cup - Come and support the reserves
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Bonfire & Fireworks
When: Gates open at 5pm
Where: Millennium Meadow
The evening will begin with judging of a fancy dress competition for children and adults - Competitions for guys and pumpkins
A castle shaped bonfire will be lit once it is dark followed by a firework display
Refreshments and glo-sticks on sale
A donation of �2 per adult is being asked on admission
More information from Nev Bright on 07553 834660 or Andy Frost on 07810 898594
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/fireworks_and_halloween_night_2011_.html

30 Oct 2011

Baptist Church

Special Welcome Service
When: 10.30am
Where: Baptist Church, Newbury Street
A service to welcome the new Student Minister, Paul Wheeler
See article on the Home Page
More information from Gordon Hopkins on 01264 363124

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1 Nov 2011

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

5 Nov 2011

The White Hart

Hog Roast, Hog's Mead and Hogwarts Fancy Dress Disco
When: 8.30pm til late
Fancy Dress Disco
"To our newcomers" said Dumbledore in a ringing voice, stretching his hands wide and a beaming smile on his lips, "welcome! To our old hands -- welcome back! There is a time for speech-making, and this is not it. Tuck in!"
Additional outside bar and marquee too - more room for even more fun!
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

7 Nov - 28 Jan 2012 2011

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

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12 Nov 2011

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

Jacqueline Rolls Jaxs Arts & Designs

Willow and Cane Lantern making workshop
When: 10am - 12.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Willow Lantern family crafts activity
For families with children aged over 6 years
Adult helpers 1 adult per 2 children please
Charge �8 per child - adult helpers free
More information from Jacqueline on 07981 103704
Website: www.jaxsarts.co.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Tadley Cavella
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following the team's great run in the FA Cup - Come and support them in the league
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

17 Nov 2011

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

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19 Nov 2011

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

21 Nov 2011

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Cheese and Beans
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Mike Smales of Lyburn Cheese in the New Foreset will be talking about cheese making and growing vegetables on a large scale
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

25 Nov 2011

The White Hart

The Difference live at the Hart!
When: 8.30 - 111.30
Local band "THE DIFFERENCE" live from the Hart
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

26 Nov 2011

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 United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v AFC Porchester
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following the team's great run in the FA Cup - Come and support them in the league
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

Methodist Church

Reading of St Luke's Gospel
When: 6pm
Where: Methodist Church
As part of the celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the King James' bible
A bring & buy tea and gospel reading

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27 Nov 2011

All Hallows

Christingle service
When: 6pm
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
Christingle is one of the most beautiful services of the year at All Hallows
Children will be presented with the traditional decorated oranges and all proceeds will go to the Children�s Society
The Children�s Society has a fine record of helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, including safeguarding children in care and young runaways
All are welcome; please be generous

1 - 24 Dec 2011

Christmas in Whitchurch 2011

Christmas activities throughout the Town
Starting with switching on the lights and late night shopping
to
Carols in The Square on Christmas Eve
Competitions, events lots to brighten up the centre of Whitchurch
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.thewhitchurchweb.org/ciw11.htm

1 Dec 2011

Parish Hall Committee

Film - Jane Eyre
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Moviola film - 10-year-old orphan Jane Eyre (Amelia Clarkson) is mistreated and then cast out of her childhood home by her cruel aunt (Sally Hawkins)
On completing her education, the teenage Jane (Mia Wasikowska) arrives at Thornfield to take up a post as governess. She is treated with kindness and respect by housekeeper Mrs. Fairfax (Judi Dench)
Uncovering her employer, Mr Rochester's, terrible secret, she flees. When St. John Rivers (Jamie Bell) makes Jane a surprising proposal, she realizes that she must return to secure her own future and to conquer her fears
Tickets �5 from John Dennett, The Handbag Shop and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk
Watch the trailer here

3 Dec 2011

Jacqueline Rolls Jaxs Arts & Designs

Family Christmas Crafts workshop
When: 10am - 12.30pm
Come and create a set of colourful Christmas characters
to decorate your home.
Fee �8 per child - adult helpers come free
A minimum of 1 adult to 3 children please
More information from Jacqueline on 07981 103704
Website:

Whitchurch United Football Club

Gala Evening
When: 7pm - 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports and Social centre
Includes Live Band, Disco, Stand up Comedian, Table top magician, Bucking Bronco, Fun Casino
Tables of 8 or 10
�25 per head
Download a poster here
More information from Paul on 07921 548222

Kings Arms

Karaoke
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489





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5 Dec 2011

Testbourne Community Centre

First Christmas Lecture
When: 6.45 - 8pm
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
Sponsored by Newbury Building Society this is a visual and interactive display of the most exciting science demonstrations
It is presented by Ian B Dunne, who is renowned across the country for dynamic and entertaining shows
. The lecture is aimed at children from age 7 upwards, and everyone will enjoy this stimulating and fascinating event. We hope you join us to see some Magic Science
Tickets are available to purchase from the Testbourne Community Office. To see a similar show at the Royal Institution in London prices start at �20 a ticket, but this show is available for �3 per seat
More information from Testbourne Community Office on 892261

6 Dec 2011

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

7 Dec 2011

Whitchurch Singing For Fun Choir

Christmas is Coming
When: 7.30pm
A concert of Carols, Spirituals, Folk songs and Readings
Admission on the door
Coffee, tea, mince pies and shortbread will be served in the interval
More information from Linda Cowley on 01256 895490

10 Dec 2011

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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11 Dec 2011

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Christmas Buffet and Quiz
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Enjoy a social evening out, meet other members, exchange views and join in the quiz
Bring along a festive contribution (organic if possible) for the buffet
A non alcoholic punch will be provided so car drivers can embibe as well
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

15 Dec 2011

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

16 Dec 2011

Parish Hall Committee

AGM
When: 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
See the refurbished hall
More information from Nick Reynolds on 892023
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

Kings Arms

Motown Night
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489





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17 Dec 2011

Gary and Alison Dennis

Family Christmas Party
When: 2 - 6pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Family Christmas Party to raise funds for Naomi House
A great afternoon of fun where children can meet Santa
have there face painted, chocolate fountain, soft play,
turkey rolls and mulled wince for the adults
More information from Alison Dennis on 07747816522
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/christmas_party_invitation11.jpg

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 2011

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 United Football Club

Basingstoke Senior Cup 1st Team v Basingstoke Royals
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The Jam Boys are back on form - come and cheer them along
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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21 Dec 2011

Whitchurch Library

Christmas Craft and Twilight Stories
When: 6pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Join us at 6pm for Christmas Craft to make decorations, followed at 6.30pm by Christmas Twilight Stories
Ideal for ages 4�9, but younger or older brothers and sisters also welcome.
Tickets for the ChristmasCraft are �1, available at the Library from November 30
Story time is free
More information from 893724

22 Dec 2011

Whitchurch Folk Singers

Carol Singing
When: 7.30pm
Where: Starting at The Bell
We will meet at The Bell at 7.30 for the pub tour and afterwards stagger to The Longmeadow Sports & Social Club for supper, more carols and entertainment
The carols will be conducted as usual by our long suffering maestro Paul Sartin and the famous Mr Steve Jordan will be presenting his one-man mummers' play on the night
(and if we're really lucky, the celebrated Scottish orator Mr Martin McWatson may direct a recital of that well known poem "I'm Not The Pheasant Plucker")
Press here for an invitaion
More information from Sue Rampton on 896477 or 07786 888347

Christmas Eve 2011

Salvation Army

Town Centre Carols
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: The Square

All Hallows Church

Crib Service
When: 4pm
Where: All Hallows Church
This service is popular with people of any age and is a great way to celebrate Christmas
Younger children will again have the opportunity to take part in a tableau of the Nativity
They are invited therefore to dress the part: you can never have too many shepherds and angels or indeed kings, sheep and oxen!
Come and join the celebration!

Kings Arms

Christmas Eve Party
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489





All Hallows Church

Midnight Mass
When: 11.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church

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Christmas Day 2011

All Hallows Church

Sung Communion
When: 8.45am
Where: All Hallows Church

St Mary's Church

Sung Communion
When: 10am
Where: St Mary's Church, Tufton

St James the Less Litchfield

Sung Communion (BCP)
When: 10am
Where: Litchfield

29 Dec 2011

Kings Arms

King's Arms' Got Talent
More information from 01256 893489





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New Year's Eve 2011

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

Kings Arms

New Year's Eve Disco
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489





2 Jan 2012

Kings Arms

Swap Shop & Bingo
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489





7 Jan 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Cowes Sports
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Letr's see them back in the top half of the league!
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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8 Jan - Epiphany 2012

All Hallows

Parish Communion with procession to the crib
When: 10am
Where: All Hallows Church

12 Jan 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Monthly Meeting
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The details of the speaker are to be decided
The sales table this month will be for unwanted Christmas gifts
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

15 Jan 2012

Methodist Church

Songs of Praise
When: 10.30am
Where: Methodist Church
This will start the celebrations for the 200th year of a Methodist Church in Whitchurch
The service will be led by Deacon Shirley Mackintosh
Special hymns have been chosen by the congregation and others to begin the year with a true Methodist tradition
All are welcome to attend and join the celebration

The White Hart

Look back on 2011 Quiz Night
When: 7.30 - 10.30pm
Was that the year that was for you? in this fun night we take a look back at 2011. With a prize for the winning team and spot prizes too!
Half time supper of bangers and bubble & squeak, Vegetarian option avaliable
Quiz entry is just �5 per person including the supper at half time of Bangers and bubble & Squeak (veggie option too) or �2 per person without out food max 6 per team lots of Prizes
Put your memory to the test!
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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21 Jan 2012

Parish Hall Committee

Book Sale
When: 10 - 11.30am30
Where: Parish Hall
All types of boooks
Fund raising for the Parish Hall refurbishment
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

Testbourne Community School PTFA

"An Event"
When: 7pm
Where: Testbourne Theatre Hall
Tickets �40 for a table of 8 or �7 individually � price includes a meal
There will also be a bar available
More information from School Office on 01256 892061

22 Jan 2012

All Hallows

Churches Together in Whitchurch joint service
When: 10am
Where: All Hallows Church

Keith Bell's Lunchtime Music Session
When: 12.30 onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

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26 - 28 Jan 2012

WADS

Rummaging about with WADS
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
The theatre group will be staging Bazaar and Rummage by Sue Townsend (of Adrian Mole fame) between two very short farces by Michael Frayn.
Bazaar and Rummage, a comedy about a jumble sale arranged by a self-help group of agoraphobics, was first staged at the Royal Court Theatre in 1982 and was made into a TV drama, starring Juliet Stevenson amongst others, the following year
WADS� version of the play will be sandwiched between two short farces by Michael Frayn. Readers may recall that WADS last performed something by Frayn in 2005, when the company staged the hilarious farce Noises Off
Tickets cost �7 (�5 concessions) and are available to buy with a credit or debit card by clicking
More information from 01256 892514
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk

28 - 29 Jan 2012

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 2011
Website: www.potatoday.org

28 Jan 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Brockenhurst
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
We beat them in the FA Cup come and see them again
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

29 Jan 2012

Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Last Day for Christmas Tree Collection
Where: Winchester Road Car Park
Sunday 29th is the last day that B&DBC; will collect trees
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/recycling-rubbish-and-waste/recycling/christmasrecyclingnews.htm

All Hallows Church

Choral Evensong with candlelit procession (BCP)
When: 4pm
Where: All Hallows

Millennium Meadow and Longmeadow Sports & Social Club

Star Gazing
When: 6.30pm
Where: Millennium Meadow and/or Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
Come to the Meadow and look at the night sky through telescopes provided by Andover Astronomical Soiety
There'll be a talk afterwards in the Sports & Social Centre
Mo will be laying on Shepherd's Pie at �5 please book on the number below
In the event of poor weather the talk (and pie) will still be held
More information from Mo on the food 07963 159273
Website: http://www.andoverastronomy.org.uk/html/events.html

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2 Feb 2012

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - The Debt - 15
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
The espionage thriller begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel (Helen Mirren) and Stefan (Tom Wilkinson) about their former colleague David (Ciar�n Hinds)
All 3 have been venerated for years by their country because of their 1965 mission, when the trio (Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas, and Sam Worthington) tracked down Nazi war criminal Vogel (Jesper Christensen) in East Berlin
At great risk, and at considerable personal cost, the team's mission was accomplished - or was it? The suspense builds in and across two different time periods, with startling action and surprising revelations
Tickets �5 from The handbag Shop (from mid Jan) and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk
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4 Feb 2012

The White Hart

Hart & Soul
When: 7.30 - 10.30pm
New to the Hart - Scarlett Soul play live music!
Half time supper of bangers and bubble & squeak, Vegetarian option avaliable
Why not try a little Soul Food Hart style too
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

8 Feb 2012

Digital UK

Digital Switchover - Hannington Part 1
If you use the Hannington Transmitter (your aerial points north), you will start to loose analogue TV channels
If you use Freeview, BT Vision or Top-up TV you need to retune your box
Website: www.digitaluk.co.uk/when_do_i_switch/meridian/hannington#

9 Feb 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Wildlife on Your Doorstep
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mr G Lunn
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

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11 - 12 Feb 2012

Whitstock 2012


When: 12 noon onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports and Social Centre
A small, friendly all acoustic festival with music ranging from folk to jazz and all points inbetween
There will be a small beer festival so come along and enjoy a drink or two and listen to the music
Or, if you feel brave, we could possibly offer you a short set
... and what's more, entry is absolutely free!

Valentine's Day 2012

The Red House

Valentine Night Delight
"I won't be taking you in a carriage drawn by horses, better than that, it's off to The Red House for four courses..."
Bring your loved one along for our "Valentine's Delight" special dinner - a refreshing Kir Royale welcome followed by a delicious menu and an optional bottle of our special "La Romance" wine...
Book soon to ensure your Valentine isn't disappointed!
Price per person including Kir Royale and 4 course dinner �35
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/events/forthcoming-events/2-valentines-menu

The Blue Ginger

Valentine�s Day Special Meal
Special Vanities menu for a night to remember
Treat your loved one to the finest Indian cuisine and show them how much you care
Dine in sumptuous surroundings and start your Valentine�s evening with a flourish
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk/Events.aspx

17 Feb 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Festival Queen & Princess Selection
When: 6pm Princess, 7.30pm Queen
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Selection of this year's Festival Queen and Festival Princess
Entry forms on-line
Results to be announced around 9.30pm
More information from 893515 or 892483
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/carnival_princess__queen_2012.html

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18 Feb 2012

Ryan Dickinson

Showroom Opening
When: 9.30am - 7pm
Where: 7 London Street
See Ryan's new showroom
More information from 01256 892900
Website: ryandickinsonplumbing.co.uk

Whitchurch Original Friday Market

Bric a Brac Sale
When: 10 - 11.30am30
Where: Parish Hall
A good old fashioned Jumble Sale!!
Fund raising for the Parish Hall refurbishment
Donations gratefully received or if you want your own stall, call Phil
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Stockbridge
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The Jam Boys are back on form - come and cheer them along
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

The White Hart

Sarah Lockley Live
When: 7.30 - 10.30pm
Sarah's sets cover many classics from 1950's through to modern day pop and provides a great evening of entertainment
With songs from the likes of Pink, Kings of Leon, Shania Twain and Dolly Parton, there's something for everyone to enjoy
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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19 Feb 2012

Keith Bell's Lunchtime Music Session
When: 12.30 onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

22 Feb 2012

Digital UK

Digital Switchover - Hannington Part 2
If you use the Hannington Transmitter (your aerial points north) you will loose the remaining analogue TV channels
If you use Freeview, BT Vision or Top-up TV you need to retune your box
You'll get extra digital channels
Website: www.digitaluk.co.uk/when_do_i_switch/meridian/hannington#

The Red House

Italian Night
"I won't be taking you in a carriage drawn by horses, better than that, it's off to The Red House for four courses..."
"The full Italian Monty Limoncelli Style" - stay tuned to our forthcoming events page for more details
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/events/forthcoming-events

25 Feb 2012

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

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wyvern Conference League Reserves v AFC Porchester
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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New Date 28 Feb 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Andover Open Cup Quarter Final 1st Team v Ludgershall Sports FC
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Jam Boys in this cup match
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

1 Mar 2012

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - The Help - 12A
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Aibileen (Voila Davis), Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up - to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Despite Skeeter's life-long friendships hanging in the balance, she and Aibileen continue their collaboration and soon more women come forward to tell their stories - and as it turns out, they have a lot to say
Golden Globe for best supporting actress, Octavia Spencer
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The Blue Ginger

Love Me Tandoor - Elvis Night (Return of the King)
When: 7.30pm
Live the Viva Las Vegas Life and dine like a King when Elvis comes to Whitchurch
Pull on your Blue Suede Shoes and listen the sounds of the King of Rock and Roll, live at the Blue Ginger
Book today to assure your place as It�s Now or Never....
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk/Events.aspx

Methodist Church

Xpect - Cafe Style Church
When: 7.30pm

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2 Mar 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 12's v Vernham
When: 7.15pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the youth under floodlights it's FREE
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

3 Mar 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Petersfield Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Jam Boysin in their push to get near the top of the table
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

The White Hart

DON'T GO WITH THE FLOW - GO WITH THE GLOW
When: 9pm - Midnight
Glow Disco with DJ Craig Roberts!
Your turn to shine by just wearing white on the night!!
Music and fun all topped off with a late bar!
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

6 Mar 2012

Whitchurch History Society

Thornycroft
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Part II of the talk on Thornycroft given by Chris Tree of the Thornycroft Society
Members free, visitors �2
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Ringwood Town
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
A match postponed earlier because of bad weather
Mid-week support is needed, the boys are playing twice a week
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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7 Mar 2012

Digital UK

Digital Switchover - Rowridge Part 1
If you use the RowridgeTransmitter (your aerial points south) you will start to loose analogue TV channels
If you use Freeview, BT Vision or Top-up TV you need to retune your box
Website: www.digitaluk.co.uk/when_do_i_switch/meridian/rowridge

8 Mar 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Special General Meeting
Where: To be confirmed
Selection of projects to receive �600 of Festival funding
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/

Townswomen's Guild

AGM
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The table will be for yellow items
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

9 Mar 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 15s v Basing Rovers
When: 7pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and see a friendly game of football and support our youth
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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10 Mar 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Warminster Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The boys drew away earlier in the season - can they win at home?
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

11 Mar 2012

Whitchurch Cricket Club

Pub Quiz
When: 7pm
Where: The White Hart
Fund Raising for the Cricket Club
There will also be a raffle and the club would kindly welcome prize donations
More information from 01256 892900

St Patrick's Day 2012

The Red House

St Patrick's Menu Special
"With a Guiness promotion, prizes and baby Guinness cocktails" - stay tuned to our forthcoming events page for more details.
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/events/forthcoming-events

Whitchurch Original Friday Market

Irish Book Sale
When: 10 -11.30am
Where: Parish Hall
Anything and everything including books, potatoes, pre-loved items, cakes
Send your details via the Contact Page if you want to be on the distribution list for Parish Hall information
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wyvern Conference League Reserves v Petersfield Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

The White Hart

Accoustics Play Live
Live music plus some St Patrick's Day specials
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

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Mothering Sunday 2012

The Red House

Mother's Day special
"Don't forget Mum, bring her to The Red House." stay tuned to our forthcoming events page for more details
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/events/forthcoming-events

The White Hart

Sunday Lunch
Order 3 courses and pay just �1 for your desert
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

Keith Bell's Lunchtime Music Session
When: 12.30 onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

19 Mar 2012

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Clematis
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Marcus from Marcus Dancer Plants will be talking about clematis, how to grow them successfully, including pruning
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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21 Mar 2012

Digital UK

Digital Switchover - Rowridge Part 2
If you use the Rowridge Transmitter (your aerial points south) you will loose the remaining analogue TV channels
If you use Freeview, BT Vision or Top-up TV you need to retune your box
You'll get extra digital channels
Website: www.digitaluk.co.uk/when_do_i_switch/meridian/rowridge

The Red House

Wine Tasting Night
"A Red House favourite but this time even better!" stay tuned to our forthcoming events page for more details
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/events/forthcoming-events

23 Mar 2012

The White Hart

Gray Smith and & Claire-Marie Conlin Live
When: 7.30 - 10.30pm
New to the White Hart - Gray Smith's unique brand of powerful, passionate vocals
coupled with his superbly skilled guitar work make him one of the top acoustic performers in the South, backed up by Claire Maire-Conlin's superbly complimentary and soft harmonies and backing vocal
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com

24 Mar 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Fleet Spurs
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
We beat them earlier the season away, acn the boys repeat the result?
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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New Date 27 Mar 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Basingstoke Senior Cup Semi Final 1st Team v New Inn Sports FC
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Jam Boys in this cup match
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

28 Mar 2012

The Blue Ginger

Elvis Night (Return of the King)
When: 7.30pm
Back again by popular demand!
Pull on your Blue Suede Shoes and listen the sounds of the King of Rock and Roll, live at the Blue Ginger
Book today to assure your place as It�s Now or Never....
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk/Events.aspx

31 Mar 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wyvern Conference League Reserves v Alresford
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

Parish Hall Committee

Cabaret Evening
When: 7.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Fund raising dinner with TV and radio standup comedian Dominic Holland
Event supported by Hog the Limelight
Tickets, including 2 course meal (with a glass of wine), �15 single or �25 double
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

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3 April 2012

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.15 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone 0300 123 23 23 to book a session or get more information
or visit the website
or just turn up
Website: www.blood.co.uk

Easter Monday 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Andover New Street
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
It's the BIG local Bank Holiday derby
Only a few matches left - help the team get as high upo the league as possible
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

12 April 2012

Townswomen's Guild

The Role of a Town Cryer
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mr J Jones
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - The Iron Lady - PG 13
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power
See trailer

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13 Apr 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Pewsey Vale
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Evening support is needed
Only two league games after this one!
Adults �4, Children & Concessions �2
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

16 Apr 2012

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

AGM
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
All are welcome
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

18 Apr 2012

Digital UK

Digital Switchover - All Meridian Transmitters Part 3
This is the final part of the switchover and is needed because of technical changes being made
If you use Freeview, BT Vision or Top-up TV you need to retune your box
You may receive additional services or better reception
Website: www.digitaluk.co.uk/when_do_i_switch/meridian/hannington#

21 Apr 2012

Whitchurch Original Friday Market

Herbaceous Plant Sale
When: 10 -11.30am
Where: Parish Hall
Herbaceous plants, books, jumble, preserves, cakes
Send your details via the Contact Page if you want to be on the distribution list for Parish Hall information
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 15s v Bishop Waltham Alpha
When: 10am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and see a friendly game of football and support our youth
Website: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/wufc01

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22 Apr 2012

Keith Bell's Lunchtime Music Session
When: 12.30 onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

28 Apr 2012

Fourfathers

Fourfathers in Concert
Where: Parish Hall
The Fourfathers will be playing to raise money to send Andrew Geddes to Tanzania as part of a group of Scouts and Guides. The team will be helping to build a medical centre in a rural town
Cost �10, to include sparkling wine and canap�s
Tickets from Newbury Building Society or Catherine Geddes or Fiona Cornish
More information from Catherine Geddes on 895920 Fiona Cornish on 0797 1781654

5 May 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Mayday 2012 and Carnival Crowning
Where: Millennium Meadow
Details to follow
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/may_day_2012.html

6 May 2012

Whitchurch Cricket Club

Pub Quiz
When: 7pm
Where: TBD
Fund Raising for the Cricket Club
There will also be a raffle and the club would kindly welcome prize donations

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7 May 2012

Hurstbourne Priors May Fair Committee

May Fair
An afternoon of enjoyment for all the family
Free Children's Free Children's Fancy Dress - Kings & Queens
Afternoon teas - hog roast - BBQ - Inn on the Park
Story Telling - Side Stalls - Plants - Arts & Crafts
Website: www.hurstbournepriors-pc.gov.uk

10 May 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Life in a Hampshire Village
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mr L Atkinson
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - PG
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig), as he investigates the disappearance of a wealthy patriarch's niece from 40 years ago
He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara)
Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined
Tickets �5 from The handbag Shop and on the door - Bar
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk
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12 May 2012

Rising Fives Pre School

Jumble Sale/Table Top Sale
When: 9.30am
Where: Parish Hall
Clothes, toys, books, plants, refreshments, White Elephant
You name it!

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17 May 2012

Whitchurch W.I.

AGM and 'Reflections of India'
When: 7.15pm
Refreshments will be served from 19:15.
We will then be having a short AGM followed by
'Reflections of India' from Beverly Vaughan and Brian Tims.
New members and guests always welcome.
Website: http://www.hampshirewi.org.uk/userpagesnew/whitchu

19 May 2012

Whitchurch Original Friday Market

Plant Sale
When: 10am - they're gone
Where: Parish Hall
Bedding plants, vegetables and herbaceous plants all at low prices
Don't leave it late they sell out quickly
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

20 May 2012

Keith Bell's Lunchtime Music Session
When: 12.30 onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

21 May 2012

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Plant Swap
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Bring along your plants to swap, or make a small donation
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Plant Swap
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Bring along your plants to swap, or make a small donation
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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27 May 2012

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Open Day
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: New Courts, Laverstoke, RG28 7NY
Come along for a day of family fun to our new courts in Laverstoke and find out more about Whitchurch Tennis Club
Official celebrity opening of the courts - Friendly adult tennis - Fun Junior Tennis demonstrations
Meet the LTA registered Club Coach - BBQ burgers and hotdogs - Wine tasting
Children�s playground - Ice creams - Special offers for new members
More information from Wendy Helsby (Secretary) on 01256 892036 or Julie Wild (Membership Secretary) on 07768 050097
Website: www.whitchurchtennisclub.org.uk

3 Jun 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Whitchurch Pubs Race
When: 4.30pm
Where: Route to be confirmed
Teams of 5 - 10
A major fun (fund-raising) event
Download entry and sponsorship forms
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/pub_race_2012.html

7 Jun 2012

Parish Hall Committee

Moviola Film - The Artist - PG
When: 7.30pm Doors open 7pm
Where: Parish Hall
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break
See trailer

14 June 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Living with Jane
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mr R Tanner
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

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15 - 18 Jun

Whitchurch Methodist Church

Flower Festival
Free flower festival with music and refreshments
Exhibition and new book sale; children's trail;
More information from Helen Watson 01256 892956

21 Jun 2012

Whitchurch WI

Jubilee Party and Quiz
When: 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Members and anyone interested in joining the WI are invited to a Jubilee Party and Quiz.
Bring a plate of food to share, wear a Jubilee themed hat for the competition and bring royal or jubilee themed memorabilia to show.
Refreshments will be provided and we will be having 2 Jubilee themed Quizzes.
More information from Kath Donaldson on 01256 892492
Website: www.hampshirewi.org.uk/userpagesnew/whitchurch.html

24 Jun 2012

Keith Bell's Lunchtime Music Session
When: 12.30 onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

30 Jun - 1 Jul 2012

Angela Harwood

Sylvanian Families Shopping Weekend
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
The Sylvanian Families shop in London is having a weekend away and is coming to Whitchurch on 30 June and 01 July 2012!!
There will be displays, competitions, special offers and visits from your favourite Sylvanian Family characters@
Refreshments will be available during the weekend.
More information from Rose Timbertop 01256 895 5 11
Website: www.sylvanianfamilies.com

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7 Jul 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Carnival Procession and Fete
When: 2pm ish
Where: Around the town and Whitchurch Primary School
Details online for the Fete
and the Carnival Procession
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/fete_2012.html

10 Jul 2012

Crafty Affairs

Poppy Masterclass
When: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
In preparation for The Poppy Day Appeal in November
Share hints, tips and ideas and swap patterns and skills
No membership. �1.50 per meeting - includes refreshments
More information from Rosie at Rosie�s Gifts in London Road or call 896403
Website: www.CraftyAffairs.Org

11 Jul 2012

Whitchurch Youth Project

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Town Hall
Come along and see how the Project manages its clubs and how you could become involved
More information from Barry Goddard on 07747 802152

12 Jul 2012

Townswomen's Guild

'Little Gems' - Decorative Eggs
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mrs E Marshall
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

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14 Jul - 16 Sep 2012

Whitchurch Library

Summer Reading Challenge - Story Lab
When: Library hours
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
This year's summer reading challenge 'Story Lab' has an Olympic theme
There is a certificate and medal for everyone who completes the challenge
It's free of charge and open to all primary aged children
So come along and sign up and start working towards your bronze, silver and gold awards
More information from 893724
Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/library/whitchurch-library.htm

14 Jul 2012

Whitchurch Cricket Club

Pub Quiz
When: 7pm
Where: TBD
Fund Raising for the Cricket Club
There will also be a raffle and the club would kindly welcome prize donations

15 Jul - Note change!!! 2012

All Hallows and Tufton Parish Committee

Summer Fete
When: 3 - 5pm - Later start
Where: The Lawn, Church Street
Traditional Village Fete, with a variety of stalls and fun for all the family
Alpacas, gymnastics, music and dance in the Arena
The Great Whitchurch Duck races
Grand Draw with a first prize of �150
More information from Simon Woodman 07876 768329

18 Jul 2012

Whitchurch Library

Adult Reading group
When: 5.30 - 6.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
It's an open group (no membership list)
Just book your place for the next meeting and pick up a copy of the book at the library
Come along and enjoy a coffee and chat about our latest read
More information from Michelle on 893724
Website:

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20 Jul 2012

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Bring and Share Annual Picnic
Where: Watership Alpacas, Cole Henley near Whitchurch
A lovely spot to relax and enjoy good food and company but not necessarily in that order
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

Kings Arms

Disco
When: 8.30pm - Late
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489




21 Jul 2012

Berehill House and Wessex Lodge

2012 Summer Fete
When: 2 - 4.30pm
Summer Fete
Auction, Tombola, Raffle, Games, Belly Dancing
Bric a brac, Nearly New, Music, Plants
Refreshments
More information from 01256 893087

Whitchurch United Football Club

Dango Cup Final v Newbury
When: 4pm
Where: Andover New Street
Come and support your local football team watch Whitchurch Utd FC in their first home match of the year
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc/

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22 Jul 2012

The White Hart

Olympic Pub Quiz
When: 7.30pm
Where: The White Hart
�1 per person entry - winner takes all the entrance money
Sausage and mash available at half time for only �4
See you there
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.co.uk

25 Jul 2012

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.15 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone 0300 123 23 23 to book a session or get more information
or visit the website
or just turn up
Website: www.blood.co.uk

Whitchurch Library

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
When: 2.30 - 3pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Toe - tapping, hand clapping, knee jogging songs and rhymes for children under 2 years and their parent/carer
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

The Future of Whitchurch Silk Mill
When: 7.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Parish Hall
Public meeting to discuss the happenings at the Silk Mill
If you would like to offer your thoughts on what the Silk Mill means to Whitchurch and ideas for ways the local community can support its continued operation, please come along
More information from Lynn Parnell and Claire Isbester

Crafty Affairs

Make Do and Mend

CANCELLED
With member Debbie Woodland of Milestones Museum
cShare hints, tips and ideas and swap patterns and skills
No membership. �1.50 per meeting - includes refreshments
More information from Rosie at Rosie�s Gifts in London Road or call 896403
Website: www.craftyaffairs.org

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27 Jul 2012

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle and creative stories. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 31 August
�1.50 per family

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Time
When: 2 - 2.45pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Crafts, songs and stories for children under 4 years and their parent/carer
No need to book, just drop in
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

28 Jul 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Preseason Friendly v Abingdon United
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support your local football team watch Whitchurch Utd FC in their first home match of the year
Website:

Kings Arms

Carribean Night Fancy Dress and BBQ
When: 8pm
Where: Kings Arms
More information from 01256 893489




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30 - 31 Jul

Testbourne Community Centre

Children's Activities
When: 10 - 11.55am
Where: Gymnasium, Sports Hall & Youth Suite
Sports, crafts and team games for ages 5-11
Children are free to come and go, as they want
There is no requirement for children to be either brought to or collected from the provision by an adult but it is not a childcare service and Playworkers will not be responsible for children once they leave the play session
�1 per child per session
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/Community/Activities/

31 Jul - 2 Aug 2012

Silk Mill

Children's Summer Holiday Activities - 'Famous Five'
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
The Olympics come to Whitchurch Silk Mill
Bring a T-shirt to decorate with your favourite sport or sports celbrity
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription. There is a charge of �5 for this activity
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

31 Jul 2012

The Red House

Polish Night
When: Arrive between 7 & 7.30pm
Come and sample the Polish cuisine - each course is served tapas style so you get to sample everything
3 Courses + desert - �25 per head including vodka
The chef has warned that there WILL BE VODKA involved!! Book by phone or on-line soon to secure your table
More information from 01256 895558
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/menus/polish-night

1 Aug 2012

Testbourne Community Centre

National Play Day
When: 11am - 4pm
Children of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by their parents/carers at all times
Activities include: Mobile farm, face painting, craft, bouncy castle, sports and games
Free
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/Community/Activities/

Whitchurch Library

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
When: 2.30 - 3pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Toe - tapping, hand clapping, knee jogging songs and rhymes for children under 2 years and their parent/carer
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club inc Jewellery making
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

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2 - 3 Aug

Testbourne Community Centre

Children's Activities
When: 10 - 11.55am
Where: Gymnasium, Sports Hall & Youth Suite
Sports, crafts and team games for ages 5-11
Children are free to come and go, as they want
There is no requirement for children to be either brought to or collected from the provision by an adult but it is not a childcare service and Playworkers will not be responsible for children once they leave the play session
�1 per child per session
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/Community/Activities/

3 Aug 2012

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle and creative stories. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 31 August
�1.50 per family

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Time
When: 2 - 2.45pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Crafts, songs and stories for children under 4 years and their parent/carer
No need to book, just drop in
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

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4 Aug 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Preseason Friendly v Censo FC
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support your local football team watch Whitchurch Utd FC in their first home match of the year
Website:

7 - 9 Aug 2012

Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Sculpt with Shaun'
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make fabric sulptures
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription. There is a charge of �8 for this activity
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

8 Aug 2012

Whitchurch Library

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
When: 2.30 - 3pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Toe - tapping, hand clapping, knee jogging songs and rhymes for children under 2 years and their parent/carer
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club inc Pottery Painting
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

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9 Aug 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Afternoon Tea Party
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
Annual summer cream teas
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

10 Aug 2012

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle and creative stories. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 31 August
�1.50 per family

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Time
When: 2 - 2.45pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Crafts, songs and stories for children under 4 years and their parent/carer
No need to book, just drop in
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

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12 Aug 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

FA Cup - Extra Preliminary Round v GE Hamble
When: 3pm
Where: Hamble
Following 'Church's great run in 2011 - Come and support the club In the FA Cup
Adults �6, Children & Concessions �3
Website:

14 - 16 Aug 2012

Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Flotsam & Jetsam'
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
3D beach pictures from beach comings
If you have any beach items, please bring them along
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription. There is a charge of �8 for this activity
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

14 Aug 2012

Crafty Affairs

Poppy Masterclass II
When: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Follow-up to July meeting, in preparation for The Poppy Day Appeal in November
Share hints, tips and ideas and swap patterns and skills
No membership. �1.50 per meeting - includes refreshments
More information from Rosie at Rosie�s Gifts in London Road or call 896403
Website: www.CraftyAffairs.Org

15 Aug 2012

Whitchurch Library

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
When: 2.30 - 3pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Toe - tapping, hand clapping, knee jogging songs and rhymes for children under 2 years and their parent/carer
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club inc Arts & Crafts
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

Whitchurch United Football Club

Preseason Friendly Reserves v Poole FC
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support your local football team watch Whitchurch Utd FC in a local friendly - FREE
Website:

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17 Aug 2012

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle and creative stories. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 31 August
�1.50 per family

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Time
When: 2 - 2.45pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Crafts, songs and stories for children under 4 years and their parent/carer
No need to book, just drop in
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

18 - 19 Aug 2012

The Studio

Open Studios 2012
When: 10am � 5pm
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Four artists with Penny Spooner and her ceramics will be displaying their work and be on hand to talk about it
Claire Gaudion - Basketry
Adele Zaslawska - Mosaics, Alice Bloor - Textiles
Rosina Beech - Jewellery
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/

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20 Aug 2012

Testbourne Community Centre

Cheeky Chimps Climbing Session
When: 1 - 3pm
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
8 - 14 years olds will be instructed on the climbing wall
Wear T-shirt, track suit bottoms & trainers
Booking is essential - �15
More information from 892261

21 Aug 2012

Testbourne Community Centre

Mini Multi Sports
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Have fun & try a variety of sports and activities
�3.50 per child
Booking is essential
More information from 892261
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/Community/Activities/

21 - 23 Aug 2012

Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Pod Partners'
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make a felt pouch or pod with little people or characters
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription. There is a charge of �8 for this activity
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Silk Mill

Summer Holiday Activities - 'Pod Partners'
When: 11.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Make a felt pouch or pod with little people or characters
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription. There is a charge of �8 for this activity
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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22 Aug 2012

Whitchurch Library

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
When: 2.30 - 3pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Toe - tapping, hand clapping, knee jogging songs and rhymes for children under 2 years and their parent/carer
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club inc DJ Workshops
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

23 Aug 2012

Testbourne Community Centre

Mini Multi Sports
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Testbourne Sports Hall
Have fun & try a variety of sports and activities
�3.50 per child
Booking is essential
More information from 892261
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/Community/Activities/

Whitchurch United Football Club

Preseason Friendly v Brazam
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The Jam Boys play a team of Brazilians
It's free
Website:


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24 Aug 2012

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle and creative stories. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
It will run on Friday mornings until 31 August
�1.50 per family

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Time
When: 2 - 2.45pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Crafts, songs and stories for children under 4 years and their parent/carer
No need to book, just drop in
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

25 - 26 Aug 2012

The Studio

Open Studios 2012
When: 10am � 5pm
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Four artists with Penny Spooner and her ceramics will be displaying their work and be on hand to talk about it
Claire Gaudion - Basketry
Adele Zaslawska - Mosaics, Alice Bloor - Textiles
- Jewellery
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/

25 Aug 2012

St John Fisher Church

Annual Church Fete
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: St John Fisher Church, Bell Street
Something for everyone � cream teas, books, toys, raffle, tombola, good as new clothes, white elephant and much more
More information from Lil White on 893679

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27 Aug 2012

Whitchurch Cricket Club

Pub Quiz
When: 7pm
Where: TBD
Fund Raising for the Cricket Club
There will also be a raffle and the club would kindly welcome prize donations

29 Aug 2012

Whitchurch Library

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
When: 2.30 - 3pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Toe - tapping, hand clapping, knee jogging songs and rhymes for children under 2 years and their parent/carer
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Graffiti Art Workshop
When: 6 - 9pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

Crafty Affairs

Social Session
When: 7.30pm
Bring along what you're working on
Share hints, tips and ideas and swap patterns and skills
No membership. �1.50 per meeting - includes refreshments
More information from Rosie at Rosie�s Gifts in London Road or call 896403
Website: www.craftyaffairs.org

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30 Aug 2012

Testbourne Extended Schools Partnership

Laverstoke Farm Family Visit
When: Meet at 9.45am
Where: Testbourne Community School Main Reception
Activities include handling chicks, feeding hens & collecting eggs, visiting dairy to bottle-feed buffalo calves, visiting walled garden & orchard, planting a herb salad to take home
Please bring outdoor clothing suitable for the weather & lunch
�5.00 per family. Age 5+ booking is essential as spaces are limited - parent/guardian must attend
More information from Paul on 892261
Website: www.testbourne.hants.sch.uk/Community/Activities/

31 Aug 2012

Methodist Church

Parents & Toddlers Summer Club
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Methodist Church
The Methodist Church's Annual Summer Club for parents and toddlers
The church will be set out with a wide range of toys from the Whitchurch Toy Library and will include a bouncy castle and creative stories. Light refreshments will be served. Come along and enjoy a relaxed morning with your friends
This is the LAST session
�1.50 per family

Whitchurch Library

Toddler Time
When: 2 - 2.45pm
Where: The Library, Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Rd
Crafts, songs and stories for children under 4 years and their parent/carer
No need to book, just drop in
It's free of charge too!
More information from Michelle on 01256 893724
Website:

Streetz

Open Access Club
When: 7 - 10pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Activities for 11 - 17 year olds
Open Access will run like a drop in youth club
Examples of regular activities on offer are large screen Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Dance mats, Pool, Table football and giant Jenga
More information from The Streetz Team on 01256 844844
Website: www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/community-and-living/children-and-family-care/Streetz.htm

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1 Sep 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Carnival Procession and Fete
When: 2pm ish
Where: Around the town and Testbourne School
This time it's definitely on! The fete is indoors if wet
Details online for the Fete
and the Carnival Procession
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/fete_2012.html

Whitchurch United Football Club

FA Vase - 1st Qualifying Round v Team Solent
When: 3pm
Where: Team Solent - Southampton
Following 'Church's thrilling Cup run last season - Come and support the club In the FA Vase
Website:

4 Sep 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Festival Quiz
When: 7.30pm
Where: The Bell
�2 per person
Maximum of 6 per team
More information from Cindy Dunlop on 893513
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk

Whitchurch History Society

The World of De La Rue the Banknote Printers
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The talk will be given by John White, a retired employee
Everyone welcome
Members free, visitors �2
More information from Ron Cook on 01264 781222

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5 Sep 2012

Whitchurch and Overton Invitation Pool League

AGM and Team Registration
When: 8pm
Where: Whitchurch Sports and Social Club
AGM and registration for the 2012/2013 pool league season
Entry forms are at all local Whitchurch and Overton pubs
Matches are played on Wednesday nights and teams can consist
of 6 to 12 players for each match
More information from Kevin Birks on 07523934318
Website: www.waopool.leaguerepublic.com

6 Sep 2012

The Blue Ginger

Swing & The King Night
When: 7.30pm
Come & join in at the Blue Ginger Indian Restaurant, Whitchurch for a night of fun with the Swing & the King
Includes a 3 course dinner for �29.50 and lots of music and fun
Download a poster here
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk/Events.aspx

7 Sep 2012

Parish Hall Committee

Tea Dance
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Parish Hall
Two hours of dance music from Rudy Mercer with tea and biscuits
Come along and bring your friends to support this new venture
�3.50 at the door
More information from David on 893680
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

8 Sep 2010

Hampshire and The Islands Historic Churches Trust

Ride and Stride
When: All day
Participants are invited to obtain sponsorship by cycling; running or walking to any number of churches and chapels in Hampshire or beyond
All money raised is divided equally between the Trust and the place of worship of their choice (in the last 2 years All Hallows and St Mary's Tufton benefited by �450)
This is a great opportunity to combine the enjoyment of exploring the countryside; either in a group or individually; with the pleasure of visiting some lovely and interesting churches
Richard Mallinson has sponsorship forms and the list of participating churches in Hampshire
More information from Richard on 893556
Website: www.hihct.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

Hampshire Youth Cup - Under 15s v Rushmoor Saints
When: 9.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the youth of Whitchurch it's FREE
Website:

Whitchurch United Football Club

Hampshire Youth Cup - Under 11s v Wallop Youth
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the youth of Whitchurch it's FREE
Website:

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Laverstock & Ford FC
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The 1st Team's first league match
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website:

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10 Sep 2012

Whitchurch, Overton and District Quiz League

First Match of the 2012-13 Season
When: 8.30pm
Where: The Bell, Whitchurch Sports & Social Club & the Watership Down
First evening of the league matches
Website: www.wodql.org.uk


12 Sep 2012

Whitchurch Rambling Club

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: Town hall
More information from Nick Copp on 892737
Website: www.whitchurchramblers.org.uk

13 Sep 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Blue Horizon Handbell Ringers
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mrs J Tarrant
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

15 Sep 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

FA Vase 2nd Qualifying Round - 1st Team v Bristol Academy
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Can the Jam Boys continue their run in the Vase?
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website:

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17 Sep 2012

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Growing Garlic
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Colin Boswell of the Isle of Wight Garlic Farm talks about his passion for garlic, both the growing of it and the cooking with it
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

21 Sep 2012

Parish Hall Committee

Tea Dance
When: 2 - 4pm
Where: Parish Hall
Two hours of dance music from Rudy Mercer with tea and cake
Come along and bring your friends to support this new venture
�3.50 at the door
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

22 Sep 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Team Solent
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following the team's great run in the FA Cup last season - Come and support them in the league
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website:

Silk Mill

Georgia to Afghanistan
When: 7pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Join Hampshire�s own explorer and broadcaster will talk about his exciting journey across Central Asia last year
John followed a spectacular branch of the Silk Road from the Caucasus to Samarkand, then south-east to the High Pamirs of Afghanistan before making a dramatic finale at the source of the Oxus in the heart of Central Asia
John has been called one of Britain�s greatest tellers of travellers tales. His stunning photos and entertaining and informative commentary make this a show not to be missed
Tickets, including refreshments, are �6 or �5 for Friends of the Silk Mill
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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23 Sep 2012

All Hallows Church

Harvest Festival
When: 10am
Where: All Hallows Church
Gifts of harvest produce brought to the Harvest service at All Hallows, or left there during the day or before the event, will go to Andover Food Bank which supports local families in need
The Food Bank particularly welcomes baked beans, soup, sugar (500g), fruit juice (cartons, longlife), milk (longlife), pasta (500g), pasta sauce and tinned goods, including meat, vegetables,
tuna/fish, tomatoes, fruit, rice pudding, sponge pudding, as well as treats such as chocolate or biscuits
Everyone welcome at the service

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: http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/gardenfinder/garden.aspx?id=19432

28 Sep 2012

Original Friday Market

World's Biggest Coffee Morning
When: 10 - 11.30am
Where: Parish Hall
Join us on Friday 28 September 2012 for our biggest event of the year and help people living with cancer
Being part of the World's Biggest Coffee Morning is a piece of cake - call Phil if you can help in any way
More information from Phil on 07825 112677
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk/events.htm

30 Sep 2012

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Happy Circus
Where: Whitchurch Primary School
A brand new event for 2012 from Whitchurch Festival!!
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/happys_circus__2012.html

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7 Oct 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Find out all about Whitchurch's largest and oldest sports club
Over 100 youth members and 50 senior players plus parents and supporters can't be wrong!!
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

11 Oct 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Napoleonic Prisoner of War Work - A Hampshire Collection
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mr T Cross
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

13 Oct 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wyvern Conference League - Reserves v Alton Town Reserves
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website:

17 Oct 2011

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Plant Swap followed by Coming Clean with Goats Milk
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A talk by Catherine Shutler of CyrilSSoapShed on making soap with goat�s milk (No, I�m not kidding). There will be some to �buy and try�
Makes a change from ass�s milk.
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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16 Oct 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Basingstoke Senior Cup - 1st Team v Basingstoke Royals
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Can the Jam Boys repeat last year's victory over the Royals?
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website:

20 Oct 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Brockenhurst
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Can the Jam Boys beat their bogy team - Brockenhurst and move uo the table?
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website:

Family Barn Dance (Ceilidh)
When: 7.30 - 10.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
Featuring the famous Bampton Morris musicians � Mace�s Delight
All the dances will be explained by the caller. Fun for all the family. Licensed bar and soft drinks
Single adults �6.00 in advance (�7.50 on the door) Under 18s �4.00 in advance, (�5.00 on the door)
Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) �15.00 in advance, (�20.00 on the door)

Advance tickets from the Handbag Shop � 01256 893500 - or just come along

27 Oct 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wyvern Conference League - Reserves v Hayling Island Reserves
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website:

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Bonfire & Fireworks
Where: Millennium Meadow
Details to follow
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/fireworks_and_halloween_night_2012.html

Whitchurch United Football Club

Fund Raising Auction
When: 7.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Centre
Comedian Adger will conduct the proceedings - If you have an Item for auction that will help raise some cash, please contact Paul Driver on 07921 548222
Anything is acceptable such as Telephony/computer equipment � Ipads/smart phones, laptops etc, Getaways � use of holidays homes , hotel breaks etc
Experiences � use of corporate boxes, golfing days, tickets to events etc, Sporting goods � signed shirts/footballs etc, Goodwill offers � chef for a night, house cleaning, garden maintenance, hair cutting, and restaurant meals etc
Tickets for the evening are �5 and all funds raised will go towards running WUFC
More information from Paul Driver on 07921 548222 or John Rutledge on 07771 750501
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

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3 Nov 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League 1st Team v Petersfield Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Can the Jam Boys reverse the result earlier in the season and move uo the table?
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website:

8 Nov 2012

Townswomen's Guild

How to be Balloonatic
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mrs C Lodge
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

10 Nov 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wyvern Conference League - Reserves v Petersfield Town resrves
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website:

17 Nov 2012

Whitchurch United Football Club

Wessex League - 1st Team v Cowes Sports
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Can the Jam Boys repeat their win over East Cowes earlier in the season and move up the table?
Adults �5, Children & Concessions �2.50
Website:

Whitchurch Festival Committee

We'll Meet Again Supper
When: 4.30pm
Where: Parish Hall
November 17th will see the newly-refurbished Parish Hall open its doors to this year's We'll Meet Again
With a delicious meal, prepared and cooked especially for We'll Meet Again the guests will also be able to relax, chat, enjoy a raffle and be entertained by Singing For Fun and others
Places are limited and are available to anyone aged 65 or over
More information from Cindy Dunlop on 893513
Website: www.whitchurchfestival.co.uk/well_meet_again_2012.html

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19 Nov 2012

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Winter Colour in Your Garden
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
A welcome return by Marcus Dancer talking about how our gardens can be just as beautiful in winter as well as any other season
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

1 Dec 2012

Rising Fives

40th Anniversary
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Rising Fives, Old School Canteen, Wells Lane
A celeration of 40 years
All welcome, pupils and parents, past and present plus anyone thinking of joining
Tea & cakes, face painting, hook a duck ........
Download a poster here
Website: www.risingfives.co.uk

3 Dec 2012

Townswomen's Guild

Christmas Lunch
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The Guild's 35th Birthday
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

10 Dec 2011

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Christmas Buffet and Quiz
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Mulled wine and interactive event following last year�s popular quiz
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

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20 Dec 2012

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 1.15 - 3.25pm and 4.30 - 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community School
Phone 0300 123 23 23 to book a session or get more information
or visit the website
or just turn up
Website: www.blood.co.uk

Whitchurch WI

Christmas party and Bell Ringing
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Two members of the Greywell Bellringers will demonstrate
A chance to 'have a go'
Guest charges �2.50 per meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.hampshirewi.org.uk/userpagesnew/whitchurch.html

8 Jan 2013

Townswomen's Guild

Thermal Imaging
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The speaker will be Mrs Bayliss
Celebrating the Guild's 35th Birthday
Visitors are welcome to join them to hear the speaker - �2
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

17 Jan 2013

Whitchurch WI

Hampshire Libraries Talk & Literary Quiz
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
With Michelle Holmes
Guest charges �2.50 per meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.hampshirewi.org.uk/userpagesnew/whitchurch.html

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21 Jan 2013

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

The Eyes Have It
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Alan Wilson, potato guru and author, talks about spuds you like
His book will be available � extra special when signed by the author
All are welcome - free entry
More information from 890160
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

26 - 27 Jan 2013

Working 4 Whitchurch

15th 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 - 2,000 didn't in 2012
Website: www.potatoday.org

29 Jan - 27 Apr 2013

Silk Mill

Exhibition - Machine Embroidery, Naturally!
When: Daily 10.30am - 5pm (except Mondays)
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
An exquisite collection of prize winning embroidery, machine embroidery and three-dimensional work by Sue Oakham
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

16 Feb 2013

Whitchurch Sports and Social Club

Valentine's Live Music
When: 8pm
Back by popular demand - Just Testing
Local Rock cover band

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21 Feb 2013

Whitchurch WI

Bishops, sex and money
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Tony Stafford
Guest charges �2.50 per meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.hampshirewi.org.uk/userpagesnew/whitchurch.html

2 Mar 2013

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Wine Tasting
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
A wine tasting with our new friends and and neighbours Haynes, Hanson & Clark
Tickets from Haynes, Hanson & Clark
�12 - �10 for Friends
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

3 Mar 2013

Whitchurch Live Music

Acoustic Music Session
When: 4pm
Where: The White Hart
As the first one was a success we are hosting again!
Come join in the fun at the White Hart Acoustic Music Session. All musicians/singers are welcome to perform
The event is neither a "folk club" nor is it a jam session - more a platform for people to perform whatever they like
All kinds of music are welcome; pop, rock, folk blues soul etc as long as it's acoustic
More information from Keith Bell

5 Mar 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Fleet Town - North Hants Cup Semi-Final
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The Jam Boys are looking for rervenge after losing to Flee in the Basingstoke Cup
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website:

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9 Mar 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Hythe & Dibden - Sydenham's League
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Following 'Church's thrilling 9 - 0 win at home - Come and support the team in its push for the top
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website:

Mothering Sunday 2012

The White Hart

Sunday Lunch
Don't forget a very important date - 10th March
Bookings now being taken for lunch at The Whitchurch White Hart for Mothers Day. Carvery with all the trimmings and also specials available
Free gift and dessert for all mums!!
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.co.uk

The Red House

Mothers' Day Lunch
When: 12noon - 4pm
Don't forget to show Mum how much you love her by bringing her to The Red House for a delicious lunch or evening meal
2 couses �20, 3 courses �26
With a complimentary free drink for Mum
To book your place or request further information visit the website
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/events/99-mothers-day-2013-at-the-red-house-whitchurch-2

13 Mar 2013

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

First Silk Mill Volunteer Day of 2013
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

Rising 5's

Quiz Night
When: 8pm
Where: White Hart
Quiz night with loads of fantastic prizes & Raffle
Max team size 6 people - �2 per person
If you don't have a team just turn up and join one!!
No booking necessary

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16 Mar 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Reserves v Newport (IoW) Reserves - Wyvern Conference League
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website:

18 Mar 2013

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Gardening on the Wild Side
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Andrew Cruickshank, an expert in his field, for the IoW and Hampshire Wildlife Trust, will be talking about gardening for wildlife
All are welcome - visitors �2
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

19 Mar 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Fleet Spurs - Sydenham's League
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its push for the top
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website:

21 Mar 2013

Whitchurch WI

Pilates
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
With Anna Train
Guest charges �2.50 per meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.hampshirewi.org.uk/userpagesnew/whitchurch.html

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23 Mar 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Stockbridge - Sydenham's League
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its push for the top
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website:

Bere Mill

Open garden - National Garden Scheme
When: 1.30 - 5pm
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

26 Mar 2013

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Early Spring Flowering Perennials
When: 10.30am - 12.30
Where: Priory Lane Nursery, Freefolk
Join Rosy Hardy at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants for a demonstration and guided tour on planting and growing combinations, including colour and plant situations
RHS Members �10, Non-members �12
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk

Whitchurch Tennis Club

AGM
When: 8pm
Where: The White Hart
All members and prospective new members are very welcome
Just come along
More information from Membership Secretary, Julie Wild, on 07768 050097 or Club Secretary, Wendy Helsby, on 892036
Website: www.whitchurchtennisclub.org.uk

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28 Mar 2013

The Blue Ginger

Elvis Night (Return of the King)
When: 7.30pm
Live the Viva Las Vegas Life and dine like a King when Elvis comes to Whitchurch
Pull on your Blue Suede Shoes and listen the sounds of the King of Rock and Roll, live at the Blue Ginger
Book today to assure your place as It�s Now or Never....
Show plus dinner �32.50
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk

29 Mar - 30 Apr 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Free Entry to Whitchurch Residents
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5.00pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
If you live in Whitchurch for one month only, Good Friday 29 March to 30 April 2013, Whitchurch Silk Mill will be opening its doors free
All you have to do to take part in this amazing offer is to bring along a utility bill, driving licence or a council tax bill and you will be given a �Mill Discovery Pass� entitling you to free admission for the whole month
You can come back to see us as many times as you like to see work on the new silks, the spring flowers in the garden, to enjoy the peaceful setting of the tearoom by the River Test for lunch and refreshments
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

30 Mar 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Reserves v GE Hamble - Wyvern Conference League
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the reserves it's FREE
Website:

14 Apr 2013

Whitchurch Tennis Club

Rusty Racquets Day
When: 2.30pm
The first social event of the season and is aimed at players who do not play regularly or have not played for a long time
So dust off those old and unused racquets and come along and give it a go
Non-members welcome and please bring along your friends
More information from Wendy Helsby (Secretary) on 01256 892036 or Julie Wild (Membership Secretary) on 07768 050097
Website: www.whitchurchtennisclub.org.uk

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15 Apr 2013

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Annual General Meeting followed by Physical Do�s and Dont's
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Jemma Wheeler, a HOGG member and qualified physiotherapist, will take us through the physical aspects of how to garden avoiding aches and pains
All are welcome visitors �2
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

18 Apr 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Woven Bookcovers Workshop with Sue Oakham
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Learn how Sue Oakham creates her exquisite prize winning embroidery, machine embroidery and three-dimensional work and learn to make one her embroidered book covers for yourself
Places are limited so booking is essential
�35
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

20 Apr 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v East Cowes Victoria - Sydenham's League
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its push for the top
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website:

Whitchurch Football Club

Monthly Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
Fun general knowledge quiz
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222

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21 Apr 2013

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Charity Open Day - Naomi House
When: 10am - 4pm
For one day only! Get a sneak preview of Hardy's Chelsea preparations and enjoy 10% discount on all Hardy's plants - and all for a good cause! Entry FREE � donations to Naomi House
Behind the scenes tours by Rosy Hardy, so you can see some of the plants destined for the Chelsea Flower Show (14 Gold Medals) and don't miss your chance to enter a free prize draw to win two tickets to visit Chelsea 2010
Refreshments will be available, with all proceeds from these going straight to Naomi House, and take a look at other local craftsmen with their demonstrations and displays
See Hardy�s new plant for 2010; Gaillardia 'Naomi Sunshine', to be launched at Chelsea - every plant sold will mean a royalty will be paid to Naomi House. Naomi House will be present, with their own merchandise for sale
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk/news.asp?story=51&n;
Entry free - but please donate to Naomi House

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Gwynn's Felt Making
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Lunchtime Music Session
When: 1pm onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
The session will be totally acoustic, no amplifiers, microphones etc, and will feature local musicians
If anyone wishes to come along and perform, they will be more than welcome
Sunday lunches are available but must be ordered on the Saturday at the latest

23 Apr 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

North Downs Lacemakers
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill Tea Room
The North Downs Lacemakers will be demonstrating their skills on Thursday
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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24 Apr 2013

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Spring Flowering Perennials
When: 10.30am - 12.30
Where: Priory Lane Nursery, Freefolk
Join Rosy Hardy at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants for a demonstration and guided tour on planting and growing combinations, including colour and plant situations
RHS Members �10, Non-members �12
More information from 01256 896533
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Whitchurch Silk Mill

Music at the Mill - an evening with Vincent Lindsey-Clark
When: 7.30 - 10pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Whitchurch guitarist and composer Vincent Lindsey-Clark will be touring a new programme of his own music along with popular pieces from the guitar repertoire
This is a chance to here him play before he goes to Bristol, Colchester, Farnham, Southampton and later to Cyprus and Hong Kong
Vincent�s compositions are receiving international recognition and are being performed by some of the world�s greatest classical guitarists
Admission by ticket only �12 (Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill �10) in advance from the Silk Mill Shop
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk
In support of the Water Wheel Restoration Fund (Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill)

30 Apr 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Sugar Craft Secrets
When: 10am - 1pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Come and spend the morning with Sugar craft expert Jeanette Chappell
Learn the exquisite art of sugar crafting taking home 6 beautiful boxed flower cupcakes
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

5 May 2013

Whitchurch Live Music

Acoustic Music Session
When: 4pm
Where: The White Hart
The Sunday sessions @ The White Hart in Whitchurch are acoustic open sessions
Everyone is welcome, and if you'd like to perform just make yourself known to Keith. It's obvious who he is - look for the man in the hat who is organising the performers
Beware - you might even be asked to perform more than once
More information from Keith Bell
Website: www.keith-bell.com

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9 May 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Paula Ibberson-Groves Textile Alchemist
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill Tea Room
Normal admission charges apply unless you have an annual subscription
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

18 May 2013

Whitchurch Football Club

Monthly Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
Fun general knowledge quiz
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222

20 May 2012

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Plant Swap
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Bring along plants � flowers, herbs or vegetables � which you think other members would like and swap them for something you would want
Donation required if you choose a plant without swapping
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

5 May 2013

Whitchurch Football Club

Live Music - Cotton Pickers Band
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
More information from Paul on 07921 548222

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26 May 2013

Whitchurch Festival Committee

Whitchurch Pubs Race
When: 3.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Sports & Social Club to The White Hart
Teams of 5 - 10
A major fun (fund-raising) event
Traditional fancy dress competition with prizes for fastest, best dressed, most entertaining .......
See report on last year's event

Entry forms in all the towns pubs

2 Jun 2013

Whitchurch Live Music

Acoustic Music Session
When: 4pm
Where: The White Hart
The Sunday sessions @ The White Hart in Whitchurch are acoustic open sessions
Everyone is welcome, and if you'd like to perform just make yourself known to Keith. It's obvious who he is - look for the man in the hat who is organising the performers
Beware - you might even be asked to perform more than once
More information from Keith Bell
Website: www.keith-bell.com

8 Jun 2013

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Summer Picnic at the Mill
When: 6.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Music from The Grizzly Folk and Andover Museum Loft Singers
FREE evening in the Silk Mill Gardens
Bring a picnic and enjoy!
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/friend/friends.html

Whitchurch Football Club

Monthly Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
Fun general knowledge & trivia quiz
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222

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15 - 16 Jun 2013

Bere Mill

Open garden - National Garden Scheme
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

20 Jun 2013

Friends of Whitchurch Primary School

Family Fun Evening
Where: Whitchurch C of E Primary School
Annual family fun evening to help raise funds for the school. There will be lots of fun activites for all the family including bouncy castle - carousel - tombolas - beat the goalie - candy floss - Pimms and beer tent - raffle - bbq
The event will run from 5.00pm - .7.30pm
More information from Jo Clarke [email protected]

6 - 7 Jul 2013

Sylvanian Families

Sylvanian Family Shopping Weekend
When: 10am - 4pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
The Sylvanian Families' shop is having a weekend away from London and is teaming up with the Gill Nethercott Centre and Whitchurch Silk Mill to bring you Whitchurch's biggest shopping weekend yet!
New for 2013!! - In addition to the dedicated shopping area in the Community Centre, the displays and activities will be expanding into a Marquee on the Silk Mill lawn
As well as offering the usual fantastic range of Sylvanian products for sale, plus lots of special offers and competitions, there will be visits from your favourite Sylvanian characters!
And as a special treat, there is free entry to the Silk Mill for Sylvanian Families collectors. It's going to be a fabulous day out!
More information from Rose Timbertop on 01256 895511 or visit the website
Website: www.sylvanianfamilies.com
Refreshments are available throughout the weekend including light lunches and afternoon teas in the Silk Mill Tea Rooms organised by H�s Coffee Shop

13 Jul 2013

Whitchurch Football Club

Monthly Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
Fun general knowledge & trivia quiz
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222

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27 Jul 2013

Wessex Lodge & Berehill House

Summer Fair
When: 2pm onwards
Where: Wessex Lodge
Lots of stalls, including homemade cakes and plants, ferret racing
The proceeds will go to the Residents' Amenity Funds

30 Jul - 26 Oct 2013

Silk Mill

Exhibition - Pleating the Japanese Way
When: Daily 10.30am - 5pm (except Mondays)
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Anne Selby is a designer and maker who creates unique and luxurious accessories in silk and silk organza
Anne uses a variety of techniques to achieve her creations, including Arashi Shibori pleating, hand painting and screen printing
This is a wonderful opportunity to see a stunning collection of the most exquisite artistry and skill
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

3 Aug 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Horndean
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website:

10 Aug 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Demonstration
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Paula Ibberson-Groves Textile Alchemist
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Lymington Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website:

Whitchurch Football Club

Men's Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Club
Adult entertainment
More information from Paul on 07921 548222

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13 Aug 2013

Crafty Affairs

Fortnightly Meeting
When: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Over the summer holidays, members will starting their endeavours for this year�s Poppy Appeal campaign for fundraising for The Royal British Legion, by crocheting lots of lovely poppies, ready for donations
If you would like to be involved in making these poppies or learning to crochet to make them, get in touch!
No membership. �1.50 per meeting - includes refreshments
More information from 896897
Website: www.CraftyAffairs.Org

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Romsey Town
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website:

17 - 18 Aug 2013

The Studio

Open Studios 2013
When: 10am � 5pm
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Three artists with Penny Spooner and her ceramics will be displaying their work and be on hand to talk about it
Claire Gaudion - Basketry
Alice Bloor - Textiles
Emi Wilks - Pastel Art
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/

17 Aug 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Demonstration
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Gwyn's Felt Making
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Rockus

Later ... with Rockus
When: 3pm - Midnight
Where: Longmeadow Sports & Social Centre
A new venue after last year's move to the Town centre
In one of the largest venues in Whitchurch
6 bands on 3 stages plus a disco to round the night off
�12 entry
More information from [email protected]
Website: www.rockusfestival.co.uk

Black Arrows (Archery Club)

Try the Sport
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: Laverstoke Range
Come and have a go!
The club meets at Laverstoke Lane and shoots there on Wednesdays or Fridays and Saturdays - Established members can shoot at any time or day
During the winter the club uses Testbourne Community School Sports Hall on Wednesday evenings
See the website for directions or to register your interest for the club�s next beginners� course
Website: blackarrows.org.uk

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21 - 22 Aug 2013

Toku & Sei Oguchi

Japanese Art
When: 10am - 3pm
Where: 60 Micheldever Road
Japanese porcelain and pottery
Demonstrations of Saki-Ori (splitting old silk garments into strips and then weaving them back together to form a new textile)
More information from 893157

Toku & Sei Oguchi

Japanese Art
When: 10am - 3pm
Where: 60 Micheldever Road
Japanese porcelain and pottery
Demonstrations of Saki-Ori (splitting old silk garments into strips and then weaving them back together to form a new textile)
More information from 893157

22 Aug 2013

The Blue Ginger

Elvis Night (Return of the King)
When: 7.30pm
Due to massive demand - Elvis will be back
Pull on your Blue Suede Shoes and listen the sounds of the King of Rock and Roll, live at the Blue Ginger
Book today to assure your place as It�s Now or Never....
Show plus dinner �32.50
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk

24 Aug - 5 Sep (ish) 2013

Breath Takers OB Trust

Les Jordan's Land's End to John O'Groats Bike Ride
Where: Land's End to John O'Groats (and lots of bits in between)
Les has been training (and losing weight) to put him in good shape for his 12 day ordeal
Follow his progress on his blog
Donate on-line
Find out more about the Breath Takers OB Trust

24 - 25 Aug 2013

The Studio

Open Studios 2012
When: 10am � 5pm
Where: The Studio, Fairclose
Three artists with Penny Spooner and her ceramics will be displaying their work and be on hand to talk about it
Claire Gaudion - Basketry
Alice Bloor - Textiles
Emi Wilks - Pastel Art
More information from Penny Spooner on 07880 653558
Website: www.handmadeinhampshire.co.uk/

24 Aug 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Folland Sports
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Elvis and Neil Diamond Tribute Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Club
Tickets from the Club or phone 07921 548222
Only �4
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk

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25 - 26 Aug 2013

Toku & Sei Oguchi

Japanese Art
When: 10am - 3pm
Where: 60 Micheldever Road
Japanese porcelain and pottery
Demonstrations of Saki-Ori (splitting old silk garments into strips and then weaving them back together to form a new textile)
More information from 893157

25 Aug 2013

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Family Fun Afternoon
When: 12 noon - 6pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Club
Free Children's Bouncy Castle
Inflatable Jousting
Ferret Racing from 2pm
Barbeque
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/

28 Aug 2013

Crafty Affairs

Fortnightly Meeting
When: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Over the summer holidays, members will starting their endeavours for this year�s Poppy Appeal campaign for fundraising for The Royal British Legion, by crocheting lots of lovely poppies, ready for donations
If you would like to be involved in making these poppies or learning to crochet to make them, get in touch!
No membership. �1.50 per meeting - includes refreshments
More information from 896897
Website: www.CraftyAffairs.Org

31 Aug 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 18s v Andover New Street
When: 10am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the young players who hope to play for the 1st Team in the future
Free entry
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

St John Fisher Church

Annual Church Fete
When: 2 - 5pm
Where: St John Fisher Church, Bell Street
Something for everyone � cream teas, books, toys, raffle, tombola, good as new clothes, white elephant and much more
More information from Lil White on 893679

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Blackfield & Langley
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The crowds are growing in size as the team cements its position in the Sydenham's Premier Division
Why not join in and support them?
�5 adults - �2.50 concessions
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

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1 Sep 2013

Millenium Meadow

Hi-Tech Pond Dipping
When: 11am - 3pm
Led by Dr. Richard Osmond, an ecologist and a great enthusiast of natural history and education, it�s a magic trailer full of equipment linked to microscopes and computers � a giant projection screen enlarges all the tiny creatures that are being examined
The event will go ahead whatever the weather!
Note: this is not a drop-off event - adults will have to supervise their own children � no doubt adults will find out that it is lots of fun, too
Website: www.5kingdoms.co.uk/

3 Sep 2013

Whitchurch History Society

Cartography 16th - 20th Century
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Douglas Bancroft
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome

7 Sep 2013

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Live Music - Michale Bubl� Tribute
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

10 Sep 2013

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Briefing for Country Show Volunteers
When: 7pm
Where: The Silk Mill Tearoom
A short recruitment and 'briefing� session for the Country Show volunteers
This is your chance to sign up and meet your follow volunteers over tea and coffee
More information from 01256 892065
Website: friends.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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12 Sep 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Demonstration
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Paula Ibberson-Groves Textile Alchemist
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

14 Sep 2013

Hampshire and The Islands Historic Churches Trust

Ride and Stride
When: All day
Participants are invited to obtain sponsorship by cycling; running or walking to any number of churches and chapels in Hampshire or beyond
All money raised is divided equally between the Trust and the place of worship of their choice (in the last 2 years All Hallows and St Mary's Tufton benefited by �450)
This is a great opportunity to combine the enjoyment of exploring the countryside; either in a group or individually; with the pleasure of visiting some lovely and interesting churches
Richard Mallinson has sponsorship forms and the list of participating churches in Hampshire
More information from Richard on 893556 (All Hallows)
Website: www.hihct.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 16s v Worthys - Hampshire Cup
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the youth team in its first round match
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

14 - 15 Sep 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

North Downs Lacemakers and Kennet Valley Spinners, Weavers and Dyers
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill Tea Room
The North Downs Lacemakers AND Kennet Valley Spinners, Weavers and Dyers will be demonstrating their skills
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

14 Sep 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

The Overton Black Arrows on Target at the Mill
When: 2 - 5.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
The Overton Black Arrows are providing an 'Archery have a go' at the Whitchurch Silk Mill. Come along and see how good you can be at this ancient yet modern Olympic sport
All the family at any level from beginner to international competitor can enjoy this
�1 for 3 arrows to be shot under instruction with a further 3 arrows to be shot and scored
A prize will be presented for the highest score of the day (non archers only)
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk
All funds generated will go towards the Whitchurch Town Christmas Lighting

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Ladies' Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
18+ only
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

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15 Sep 2013

Bere Mill

Open garden - National Garden Scheme
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

16 Sep 2013

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Blueberries the �Superfruit�
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
Jennifer Trehane from Dorset Blueberries will tell us about cultivating our own Blueberry bushes
Plants and produce will be available to purchase
All are welcome visitors �2
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org

17 Sep 2013

Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Local Plan Consultation
When: 2 - 8pm
Where: Parsih Hall
Following the High Court decision to reject the first submitted plan, a new one has been approved, amid much controversy, by B&DBC;
This is one of 8 exhibitions showing off the plan
You can comment on whether you think the plan is 'positively prepared', 'justified', 'effective' and 'consistent with national policy'
If you object you'll be expected to suggest improvements
Website: basingstoke.gov.uk/go/localplan
You can also comment on-line at the website

18 Sep 2013

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

Late Summer Perennials Talk
When: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Where: Priory Lane Nursery, Freefolk
Join Rosy Hardy at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants for a demonstration and guided tour on planting and growing combinations, including colour and plant situations, where and when and propagation
RHS Members �10, Non-members �12
More information from 01256 896533
Website: www.hardys-plants.co.uk

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20 Sep 2013

Kings Arms

Grand Re-opening
After major refurbishment by Red Oak Taverns
Exciting new food menu
Cask ales, wines by the glass and quality teas & coffees
Showing live sport
More information from Jane on 07988 342894

Recruiting for staff - see conatct

21 Sep 2013

Childrens' Heart Support Network

8 Ball Pool Tournament
When: First Frame 1pm
Where: The White Hart
Fund raising event
�3 Entry - Players must be 18+
Registration from 12noon
Prize - �30 + a free carvery meal
More information from White Hart on 01256 892900
Website: www.chfed.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Sholing
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Monthly Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Fun general knowledge & trivia quiz
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

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22 Sep 2013

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch Country Show
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
home baked produce, crafts, floral art and children plus a miniature boat regatta
More information from 892065
Website: friends.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 21s v Alton Town
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the new Under 21s team in its first round match
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 18s v Mitchett
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Under 18s in their first home game
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

29 Sep 2013

Baptist Church

Induction Service
When: 10.30am
Where: Baptist Church
Induction of new Student Minister-in-Training, Andy Fitchet
Rev Clive Burnard, Senior Minister of Andover Baptist Church, will speak
More information about Andy is here
Website: thewhitchurchweb.org/churches.htm#B

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4 Oct - 8 Nov 2013

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 �60for the 6 week course
More information from Peter Turner on 01256 893638
Website: overtonblackarrows.org

4 Oct 2013

The White Hart

Hard Drive Band
When: 9pm - late
Featuring the fab vocals if Ross Freeman
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.co.uk


5 Oct 2013

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Autumn Garden Clear Up Party
When: 10.30am - 12noon
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
The regular garden volunteers do a great job of maintaining a beautiful setting for the mill
Our new mini wild flower meadow has looked very pretty over the summer and has delighted our visitors
In the early spring we cleared overhanging branches from the mill pond and trimmed back some vegetation to open up a better view down the River Test
If you are interested in helping with the gardening you will always be welcome - contact the Mill or come along and lend a hand
More information from 01256 892065
Website: friends.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Brockenhurst
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

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6 Oct 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 21s v Mytchett Athletic
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the new Under 21s team in its first round match
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

12 Oct 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Verwood Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

The White Hart

Disco
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.co.uk



Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Live Music - Blues Brothers Inc
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Blues Brothers tribute band
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

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13 Oct 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Eric Holbrook Cup - Under 21s v Dynamo Cove Reserves
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the new Under 21s team in its first round match
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

16 Oct 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

North Downs Lacemakers
When: 11am - 4.30pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill Tea Room
The North Downs Lacemakers will be demonstrating their skills
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

AGM
When: 7pm
Where: The Silk Mill Tearoom
Please come along to hear what we have achieved over the last 12 months with a taste of what is planned for the year ahead
If you wish to join the committee please let our Secretary, Jane Pearce know by writing to her at The Mill
or by email
Download the Agenda
More information from 01256 892065
Website: friends.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk
Download the minutes of the 2012 AGM

19 Oct 2013

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Monthly Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Fun general knowledge & trivia quiz
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

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20 Oct 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 21s v Bagshot Lea
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the new Under 21s team in its first round match
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

22 Oct 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

N Hants Cup - 1st team v Andover Town
When: 7.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The Jam Boys against the new local team which is topping thye Sydenham's 1st Division
�5 Adults �2.50 Concessions
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

26 Oct 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Newport (IOW)
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Hell"oween Party Spooktacular
When: 7pm - Midnight
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Music - Hot food - Fancy dress
Walk-through scare maze
Scary decorations
�1 members �3 non-members �5 family (2 adults & 3 kids)
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html
Download a poster

The White Hart

70s/80s Fancy Dress Disco
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com



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27 Oct 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

League Cup - Under 21s v FC Boca
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the new Under 21s team in its first round match
The Boys beat them earlier away - see if they can repeat the formula
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 18s v Crookham Rovers
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Under 18s
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

29 Oct 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Gwynn's Felt Making
When: 11am - 4pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Why not drop in and have a go at Felt Making with Gwen for only �1.50
This is an ad hoc activity so no booking is required
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

30 Oct 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Cup Cake Horrors
When: 11am - 12.30pm and 1.30 -3pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Come and have a go at modelling in sugar craft
Make some Halloween themed cup cakes under the expert tuition of Jeanette Chappell of Bridal Cakes Whitchurch
Booking for this activity is essential
�7.50 per session
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

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31 Oct 2013

The White Hart

Kid's Halloween Party
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com



2 Nov 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Christchurch
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

7 Nov 2013

The Red House

Wine Tasting Dinner
When: 7.15pm
Australia vs France as new and old battle for your accolades... A wine tasting is always a Red House favourite but this time even better with some competition!
The tasting starts at 7:15pm sharp as we pit some "Great Whites" against each other - Followed by a short interval with a selection of Red House canap�s
Tasting recommences with the "Battle of the Reds" - followed by dinner
Price of �29 includes all tasting wines, canapes, dinner, cheese & port and of course, the dulcet tones and knowledge of the one and only Chris Gilby
More information from 01256 895558
Website: theredhousewhitchurch.us4.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=073ba3c3faa03c4635d848f4c&id;=ac60d5d62b&e;=04f6ca0179

9 Nov 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Fareham Town
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

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10 Nov 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 18s v Mythcett Athletic Falcons
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the young players who hope to play for the 1st Team in the future
Free entry
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill

Wine Tasting
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
A wine tasting with our new friends and and neighbours Haynes, Hanson & Clark
Tickets from Haynes, Hanson & Clark
�12 - �10 for Friends
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

16 Nov 2013

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Monthly Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Fun general knowledge quiz
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

19 Nov 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Andover Open Cup - 1st Team v South Wonston Swifts
When: 7.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
See the Jam Boys start the defence of their
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website:

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21 Nov 2013

Millenium Meadow

AGM
When: 7.30pm
Where: Town Hall
Hear what's happened and what is planned
Website: whitchurchmeadow.org.uk/

Whitchurch WI

Make Do and Mend
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Deborah Woodland will be dressed in 1940s costume and talking on the wartime theme of �Make Do and Mend�, handing out wartime recipes and showing lots of artefacts, all rounded up with a good old sing-song
New members are always welcome to go along � and there is no charge for attending a first meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.whitchurchwi.org.uk

Kings Arms

Fun Quiz
When: 8.30pm
Where: Kings Arms
Cash prizes & free snacks


More information from 01256 893489
Website: http://www.kingsarmswhitchurch.co.uk/

22 Nov 2013

The White Hart

Ladies Night
When: 7pm 'til late
3-course meal, �24.95 served up by the Buff Butlers including bubbles on arrival
Entertainment in the bar to boogie the night away
TICKET ONLY
More information from 01256 892900
Website: www.whiteharthotelwhitchurch.com



Kings Arms

Live Music - Steve Carroll duo
When: 9pm
Where: Kings Arms
By popular demand


More information from 01256 893489
Website: http://www.kingsarmswhitchurch.co.uk/

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23 Nov 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Sydenham's Wessex League - 1st Team v Fawley
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
They are 8th in the Division come and support them!

Website:

26 Nov - 24 Dec 2013

Silk Mill

Exhibition - Grimm�s Fairy Tales
When: Tue - Sun 10.30am - 5pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Special children's story sessions 4 & 11 December
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

26 Nov 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Sydenham's Wessex League Cup - 1st Team v Newport
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the club In the Quarter Finals
Adults �5, OAP �2.50, Children Free
Website:

1 Dec 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Eric Holbrook Cup - Under 21s v Red Lion
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the new Under 21s team in its second round match
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 18s v Alton United Anfield
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Under 18s
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

All Hallows

Christingle service
When: 6pm
Where: All Hallows Church Rooms
Christingle is one of the most beautiful services of the year at All Hallows
Children will be presented with the traditional decorated oranges and all proceeds will go to the Children�s Society
The Children�s Society has a fine record of helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, including safeguarding children in care and young runaways
All are welcome; please be generous

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3 Dec 2013

Testbourne Community Centre

Family History Workshop
When: 7pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
Come along to discover ways of finding your family history and start to map your family tree
The presenter will guide you along with some helpful tips and advice
The workshop will also help you if you have made a start but got stuck and need some helpful tips to get you back on your way
Free but booking is advised
More information from Community Office on 892261

Whitchurch History Society

Mr Pickwick's Christmas
When: 7.30pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
A talk by Erica Tinsley
Admission is free for members - �2 for visitors; who are most welcome

4 Dec 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Grimm�s Fairy Tales
When: 4 - 4.40pm
Story telling for young ones
A maximum of 25 pixies and goblins at each sitting are to be accompanied a single fully grown ogre or troll by
Pixies and goblins must have seen at least 7 Halloweens
This event is free but donations of gold and silver will be gratefully
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

5 Dec 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Late Night Shopping
When: 5 - 8pm
Due to the success of last years late night shopping evening the Whitchurch Silk Mill has decided to extend its range of artizans and move the whole event outside on to the lawns of the Mill
A dizzy collection of folk will have their wares on view throughout the evening accompanied by carol singers and fairy lights
Hot food and beverages will be available on the evening. Bring the family along for a lovely evening and a unique shopping experience
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Whitchurch Library

Activities for little people
When: 5 - 7pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
The library will be open and the staff will provide a free Christmas craft activity for children while you shop in Whitchurch
The library also has book tokens for those �hard-to-buy for�people!
More information from 893724
Website:

Testbourne Community Centre

Financial awareness evening - In partnership with Newbury Building Society
When: 6.30 - 8.30pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
The evening will be presented by experts in their fields, to provide you with guidance and support on a range of issues including how to save on costs, including those dreaded utility bills, saving for annual hotspots (Christmas, holidays) and savings
The course is aimed at everyone and is free to attend
Please book a place
More information from Community Office on 892261

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7 Dec 2013


Whitchurch Festival Committee

New Date !! Bonfire & Fireworks at the Meadow
When: 5.30pm
Where: Millenium Meadow
Bonfire, Fireworks, Fancy Dress Competition, Hot Food & Drink
Please do not bring any fireworks, including sparklers, or pets
More information from Neville on 07760 321715

8 Dec 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 21s v Badshot Lea
When: 10.30am
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the new Under 21s team in its first round match
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

9 Dec 2013

Hampshire Organic Gardening Group

Social & Quiz Night
When: 7.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Suite
All are welcome visitors �2
Website: www.hampshire-organic-gardening.org


10 Dec 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Christmas Cupcakes for Adults
When: 11am - 1.30 pm
Where: Whitchurch Silk Mill
Come and spend a creative morning modelling in sugar craftand make some christmas themed cupcakes
under the expert tuition of Jeanette Chappell of Bridal Cakes
Booking is essential
�25
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Crafty Affairs

Christmas "Meeting"
When: 7.30pm
A 'social� occasion with nibbles and tipples and possibly some crafting at the same time
Just �1.50 on the door
More information from Miranda on 01264 720561
Website: www.craftyaffairs.org

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11 Dec 2013

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Grimm�s Fairy Tales
When: 4 - 4.40pm
Story telling for young ones
A maximum of 25 pixies and goblins at each sitting are to be accompanied a single fully grown ogre or troll by
Pixies and goblins must have seen at least 7 Halloweens
This event is free but donations of gold and silver will be gratefully
More information from 892065
Website: www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Testbourne Community Centre

Christmas Science Show
When: 6.45pm
Where: Testbourne Community Centre
The session will dazzle you with amazing experiments, demonstrations and fun activities and the lecture is aimed at aged 7 and upwards but younger children are welcome if you feel this is appropriate
Air Products will be supporting the event and tickets are �4 per person
More information from Community Office on 892261

11 - 12 Dec 2013

The Blue Ginger

Two Elvis Nights (Return of the King)
When: 7.30pm
Due to massive demand - Elvis will be back - for 2 nights!!
A blue Christmas? This won't be a silent night
Book today to assure your place as It�s Now or Never....
Show plus dinner �32.50
More information from 01256 895858
Website: www.bluegingerwhitchurch.co.uk

14 Dec 2013

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Senior Members' Christmas Party
When: 7pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Sing along and food
Just �1
Singing forFun will be there!
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

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15 Dec 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 21s Cup or League game

CANCELLED
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Opponents dependant on the result on 1 December
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 18s v Camberley Boys Maroons
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Under 18s
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

18 Dec 50

Whitchurch Library

Christmas Twilight Stories
When: 6 - 6.45pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Centre
Come and make some pretty felt tree decorations, then join us for Christmas Stories by lamplight
For children aged 3+, free of charge, includes craft materials and a Christmas treat to take home
Places must be booked in advance please telephone
More information from 893724
Website:

Whitchurch Folk Singers

The Great Whitchurch Carol Tour
When: Meet 7.30pm
Where: The Bell - the pubs - Whitchurch Sports & Social Club
Meet for Carols at the Bell at 7.30 as usual, then on, via the Kings Arms, White Hart and Red House, to "the Club"
Come along to of the pubs and join in - see the invite
Finishing at the the Club"where we will have supper, various guest performances & carols, songs, music etc and a mummers' play directed by Steve Jordan involving members of the audience
We are also lucky enough to be having a couple of songs by Paul Sartin who is a very well known & respected performer on the folk scene.
More information from Sue Rampton

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19 Dec 2013

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Christmas Bingo
When: 8pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Raffle
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

Whitchurch WI

Shirazz Harmony Quartet
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Shirazz first formed in 2005 and consist of Kathy (tenor), Jo (lead), Mary (bass) and Jackie (baritone)
They love singing together and have built up a wide and varied repertoire performing at local music festivals and private functions. In 2006 they performed in the Irish International convention held in Athlone, and in 2007 returned to compete in Cork
Building on their success, they were delighted to come 7th in the British LABBS quartet competition in 2008
New members are always welcome to go along � and there is no charge for attending a first meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.whitchurchwi.org.uk

21 Dec 2013

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Christmas Special Quiz Night
When: 8.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Fun general knowledge quiz
Christmas surprises
Teams - maximum of 6
Entry �1 per person
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

22 Dec 2013

All Hallows Church

Carols by Candlelight
When: 6pm
Where: All Hallows Church

Baptist Church

Carols By Candlelight
When: 6pm
Where: Baptist Church
Followed by coffee & mince pies
Website: www.whitchurchbc.org.uk

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24 Dec 2013

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session
When: 9.30am - 2.50pm
Where: Testbourne Community School, Micheldever Road
You can give blood every 16 weeks. NBS suggest that you book an appointment to donate but you can just turn up. Donors who have booked an appointment will usually be seen first
Book by phone or use the website link below
More information from 08457 711711
Website: www.blood.co.uk/SessionSearcher/search.aspx

Salvation Army

Town Centre Carols
When: 10am - 12noon
Where: The Square

All Hallows Church

Crib Service
When: 4pm
Where: All Hallows Church
This service is popular with people of any age and is a great way to celebrate Christmas
Younger children will again have the opportunity to take part in a tableau of the Nativity
They are invited therefore to dress the part: you can never have too many shepherds and angels or indeed kings, sheep and oxen!
Come and join the celebration!

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Christmas Party
When: 6pm onwards
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
6 -9pm Junior Disco
Santa's visit 8pm
9pm - Midnight Adult's party - Singer Ian McKellar
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

Methodist Church

Candlelit Carol Service
When: 6pm
Where: Methodist Church
For all the family to enjoy

All Hallows Church

Midnight Mass
When: 11.30pm
Where: All Hallows Church

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Christmas Day 2013

All Hallows Church

Sung Communion
When: 8.45am
Where: All Hallows Church

St John Fisher RC Church

Christmas Day Mass
When: 9am
Where: St John Fisher RC Church

Baptist Church

"Birthday Celebrations!"
When: 10am
Where: Baptist Church
Website: www.whitchurchbc.org.uk

St Mary's Church

Sung Communion
When: 10am
Where: St Mary's Church, Tufton

St James the Less Litchfield

Sung Communion (BCP)
When: 10am
Where: Litchfield

The Red House

Christmas Day Lunch
When: 12noon - 4pm
The Red House has limited availability for its very popular Christmas Day Lunch
So if you like the idea of a 5 course meal without any preparation, clearing or washing up the come along for a fantastic afternoon
Lunch table sittings start from noon through to 2.30PM and we close at 6PM so you can enjoy a leisurely meal in a lovely festive atmosphere while you're looked after
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/menus/christmas-new-year/christmas-day-menu-at-the-red-house-whitchurch

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Boxing Day 2013

The Red House

Boxing Day Lunch
When: 12noon -
The Red House food will be served from Noon to 2.30PM, the bar closes at 3PM and re-opens at 6PM until 10.30PM (no food in the evening - the chefs need a rest!)
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com

28 Dec 2013

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Horndean
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Poker Night
When: 7.30pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
�5 buys you in and get's you food
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

New Year's Eve 2013

The Red House

New Year's Eve Dinner and Party
Try the Red House to see in 2014, all are welcome, whether you just want to have a drink in our public bar or book a table for the night in our restaurant for our delicious 3 course menu
The public bar will have a DJ and everyone is welcome to join us to celebrate New Year
The 3 course meal inlcudes a welcome drink, for �48 per head - book a table for the entire night, sit and eat, go and have a boogie in the bar, come back and at your table or stay in the public bar and have a drink with the rest of the revellers
Tables in the restaurant are being allocated on a first come, first served basis so if you fancy a great meal with a table for the night, get in contact as soon as possible
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com/menus/christmas-new-year/new-years-menu

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

New Year's Eve Party
When: 7pm 'til late
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Regae - Ska - Motown to count out 2013
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

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New Year's Day 2014

The Red House

New Year's Day Lunch
When: 12noon - 2.30pm
The Red House food will be open for food from Noon to 2.30pm serving our hearty Bar Menu, ideal comfort food to soak up the New Year's Eve excesses
The bar is open at midday, closes at 3pm, re-opens at 6PM until 10.30PM so late risers can come and sit by the fire and partake in hair-of-the dog (or just a coffee!)
Website: www.theredhousewhitchurch.com

7 Jan 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Bournemouth
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
See the first home game of the year
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

9 Jan 2014

Townswomen's Guild

Andover Museum
When: 10am
Where: Parish Hall
The sales table will be for duplicate or unrequired Christmas gifts, and there will be a raffle
Visitors are most welcome to go along to the talk, beginning at 11am, at a cost of �2.50
More information from Vivienne Morris on 892140

9 - 11 Jan 2014

WADS

Cinderella
When: 7.30pm + Saturday Matinees
Where: Parish Hall
This �Cinderella�, written by Stuart Paterson, is a play for all the family, not a pantomime, and has been described as a �classic fairy tale with a twist�.
Sure enough, the two ugly sisters and the vicious stepmother get their comeuppance, but will Cinders fall for the spoilt and arrogant prince or could the reliable old kitchen boy save the day?
Tickets are �10 or �7 for children and concessions, and are available online, phone or email
More information from 01256 892514 or [email protected]
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk

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11 Jan 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Downton
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

12 Jan 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

Under 18s v Rushmoor Community
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Under 18s
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

14 Jan 2014

Whitchurch Festival Committee

AGM
When: 7pm
Where: White Hart
open to all; please go and support the hitchurch Festival and perhaps join, or be associated with, the new committee
Remember, the more people available to run various events the less everyone will have to do!
More information from Rob or Cindy � 893513

16 Jan 2014

Whitchurch WI

Why You Don�t See Baby Pigeons
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
Whitchurch WI member, Sarah Bone, will be regaling us with her knowledge of nature and answering this intriguing question
New members are always welcome to go along � and there is no charge for attending a first meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.whitchurchwi.org.uk

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21 Jan 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

Hamsphire Senior Cup Quarter Final 1st Team v Basingstoke Town
When: 7.4pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
The Jam Boys take on local big boys, Basingstoke Town, 68 places above them in the FA heirachy
The Boys saw of Ensleigh in the 2nd Round, can they do it again?
Adults �5, OAP �2.5, Children Free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

25 - 26 Jan 2014

Working 4 Whitchurch

16th 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 - 1,500 didn't in 2013
Website: www.potatoday.org

25 Jan 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Bemerton Heath Harlequins
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

26 Jan 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

League Cup - Under 18s v Camberley Boys Maroons
When: 2pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the Under 18s in their first home game
It's free
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

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8 Feb 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Moneyfields
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

15 Feb 2014

Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

Jersey Guys
When: 7.45pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Centre
Franki Vali tribute band
More information from Paul on 07921 548222
Website: www.whitchurchsport.co.uk/social-club-events.html

20 Feb 2014

Whitchurch WI

Going Potty with a Potter
When: 7.45pm Doors open at 7.15pm
Where: Gill Nethercott Hall
With Whitchurch�s own potter Penny Spooner of Penny Spooner Ceramics
Penny will be bringing along some of the beautiful items she makes and demonstrating her craft and there will be a chance for some members to have a go
New members are always welcome to go along � and there is no charge for attending a first meeting
More information from Kath Donaldson on 892492
Website: www.whitchurchwi.org.uk

1 Mar 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Winchester City
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc

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15 Mar 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club

1st Team v Hamworthy United
When: 3pm
Where: Longmeadow Sports Ground
Come and support the team in its first year in the Sydenham's Premiership
Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/whitchurchutdfc


 
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