eNewsletter 11th February 2018

AT A GLANCE – WHAT’S ON IN MINSTEAD – FEBRUARY 2018
Minstead Oil Order by 0900 14th February

Minstead History Group 13th February at 8pm Social Club
Furzey Gardens Half Term Event & others (see below)
Valentines Day 14th February at the Trusty and Village shop (see below)
Village Lunch 20th February at 1230 Trusty Servant Inn
Minstead Players Play reading 21st February at 8pmDeerhurst, Pinkney Lane, Lyndhurst

Furzey Gardens Local Residents’ Day 24th & 25th February – SO43 Postcode only

New Forest National Park Local Plan Consultation Closing Date February 28th Respond NOW

New Forest SPRING CLEAN in Minstead 3rd March 10am to 1 pm
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 MINSTEAD OIL

Order day this month is Wednesday 14th February and your order for oil should be sent to minsteadoil@gmail.com by 9am – late orders are unlikely to be successful. You will be charged the best price I can negotiate and payment will be either before delivery if you are not known to the company, or after delivery by invoice.

Subsequent order dates will be March 14th then May 16th, July 18th and September 19th after which monthly dates recommence.

POLICE BEAT REPORT

Police Beat Report January 2018 and Policing Survey 2017-2018 available to read and complete
ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Nigel Pascoe’s Premiere of “Made In Cornwall” played to rapturous applause on 9th and 10th, many thanks to all who attended and contributed to the fundraising.


See Parish & Benefice Notices to find out about services and to read the latest church notices.  Follow All Saints Church on Facebook and visit the Benefice website for more information.

WHAT’S ON AT THE TRUSTY IN FEBRUARY
14th February – Valentine’s Day.Treat your loved one to a gorgeous meal for two. Book now and receive a free glass of prosecco!
19th February – Local produce week – The Trusty’s fabulous team of chefs have carefully designed a menu using ingredients sourced as locally as possible!!
Call Laura or Leigh to book 02380812137

MINSTEAD PLAYERS PLAY READING
 Minstead Players would like to invite you  to the next play reading  on Wednesday 21st February 2018 at 8pm at Deerhurst, Pinkney Lane Lyndhurst Hants SO43 7FE
This is an opportunity for us to read plays that we may perform in future. Attendance at the play reading is a chance to get together, read a play with a drink and some nibbles. There is no obligation to be in any future productions.
Please let us know if you intend to come via email: Helen.bennett160@yahoo.com

MINSTEAD VILLAGE SHOP
Valentines Breakfast – Wednesday 14th February
Join us for Valentines Day. Breakfast/Brunch served from 8am.
Dishes to include New Forest Smoked Trout with Scrambled Eggs and Sourdough, French Pancakes, Poached Egg and Avocado on Sourdough, Sausage Sandwich and a Full English.
We were fully booked last year so please book early!

Owl Experience Day – Thursday 15th February
A wonderful opportunity to meet and greet a Barn Owl & a Tawny Owl. Hold one of these majestic birds under the expert tuition of their handler, Mick. Learn about their history and habitats here in the New Forest. The birds will be in the shop throughout the day for you to meet.
We are holding two special workshops that you can attend for a more detailed insight to these birds and experience handling them.
Workshops 11:30-12pm and 2:30-3pm. £3 per person – maximum of 15.

To book either of the above events please email heidi@minsteadvillage.com or call the shop on 02380813134.

FURZEY GARDENS AND MINSTEAD TRUST
Half Term Fun at Furzey Gardens: Decorate a Fairy Door or Castle

Monday 12th -16th February
Children can get creative in the bug barn at Furzey Gardens and decorate a fairy door or castle door. Tickets £3.50 when bought in advance, or £4 on the day  https://www.minsteadtrust.org.uk/Event/half-term-fun-decorate-a-fairy-or-castle-door

Love that Wedding Show at Minstead Lodge
Sunday 18th February, 11am – 3pm
Join us at Minstead Lodge where we are hosting a Love That Wedding Show. Come and meet lots of local suppliers and chat through your wedding plans.
https://www.minsteadtrust.org.uk/Event/love-that-wedding-show

Local Residents’ Day at Furzey Gardens
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February
Free entry to SO43 residents to celebrate the start of a New Year at Furzey Gardens and meet some of the Furzey Team. Just bring along a proof of address in the SO43 postcode to take advantage of the free entry. https://www.minsteadtrust.org.uk/Event/local-residents-day-free-entry-for-so43-postcodes

Treat your mum at Furzey Gardens
Monday 5th March – Friday 16th March
Book a Furzey-licious special cream tea to treat your mum in celebration of Mothers Day https://www.minsteadtrust.org.uk/Event/treat-your-mum-2018

Dixieland Jazz & Supper, 7pm at Minstead Lodge
Friday 23rd March, 7pm
Join us for a night of crazy rhythm and good ole fashioned Ragtime. Tickets are just £35 and include an American Dixie inspired 2 course hot Buffet. All proceeds raised at the evening will go towards the work of Minstead Trust.
https://www.minsteadtrust.org.uk/Event/dixieland-jazz-supper

OTHER NEWS

50th Birthday Celebration! Please save the date!

Minstead Study Centre would like to invite you to our Big Birthday Celebration on Saturday July 14th 2018 12.30 to 4.30pm. The centre has been running for 50 golden years inspiring all its thousands of visitors to ‘tread more lightly on the Earth’.

There will be lots of fun activities to enjoy: Hand to Mouth Puppet Show, music and dancing, wonderful food and much, much more.

We are aiming to put together a collage of memories and photos of all the past school visits to display at the event. We would like you to send us your fond memories/photos or bring them along and add them to the memory wall.

We all look forward to catching up with you on the day!

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Forest Forge Theatre Workshop for Children aged 7-11, Thursday 15th February

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REPORT issues with roads to hants.gov.uk/roads

REPORT Litter, flytipping, dumped cars and a whole host of other things whilst out and about using NFDC “New Forest In Touch App” available at your App/Play store
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