eNewsletter 6th May 2018

Minstead eNewsletter 6th May 2018

Early May Bank Holiday Monday 7th May

Parish Council Meeting 7.30pm Monday 7th May Danby Room

History Group 8pm Tuesday 8th May Social Club

Women on Wednesdays (WoW) 8pm Wednesday 9th May Green Room

Oil Painting Workshop 2pm Saturday 12th May Study Centre

Rhododendron Day 1pm Tuesday 15th May Furzey Gardens

Royal Wedding large screen showing Bramshaw Village Hall 10am Sat 19th May

Primula Guided Walk 1pm Wednesday 23rd May Furzey Gardens

Minstead Hall Trust AGM 8pm Thursday 24th May Danby Room

Litter Pick 10am Friday 25th May Meet at Andrews Mare Car Park

Summer Weekend Retreat 25th-27th May Minstead Study Centre

Make a Fairy Garden 11am-3pm 28th May-1stJune Furzey Gardens

Spring Bank Holiday Monday 28th May


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The next Minstead Oil orders will go in on Wednesday 16th May for those who have advised Mike Hutton of their needs by 9am on that day.  Participants are reminded that, over the summer, Oil orders only go in every TWO months so the next will be July 18th followed by September 19th.

Thereafter every month through the winter months.


Tuesday, 8th May at 8 pm in the Social Club – £3
Speaker: Catherine Glover
“Sir William Harcourt’s Fireside’: lodges, leases and Liberals in the late nineteenth-century New Forest.”


8pm in the Green Room 9th May

This month’s speaker is Dr Spike Briggs who will be talking about ‘The Ubiquity of Medicine’


See All Saints Notices 6th May 2018 and Benefice Notices 6th May 2018 to find out about services and to read the latest church notices.

It has just been announced that the new Priest-in-charge for the Benefice will be Rev. David Potterton.  Currently Assistant Curate at Romsey Abbey, he will take up the post here during August and will be moving with his wife Ann into the vicarage in Forest Gardens, Lyndhurst.  As well as All Saints’, Minstead; he will look after Christ Church, Emery Down and St Michael’s, Lyndhurst.

Follow All Saints Church on Facebookand visit the Benefice  website for more information.


The next quarterly litterpick is scheduled for Friday 25th May. We will meet at 10am in Andrews Mare car park and cover the area from the A31 cattle grid down to the Newtown Crossroads. It should take approximately 1.5 hours and McDonalds will provide all rubbish bags and picking sticks. Anyone is welcome and all hands will be gratefully received.  Any questions please contact Tessa Keeley on 07958 727369 or tessakeeley1@gmail.com

Lyndhurst Catholic Church’s 8th Annual Plant and Cake Sale

At Dunelm, Silver Street, Emery Down, Lyndhurst, SO43 7DX

Saturday 12 May 10 am – 12 pm

Lots of flowering and vegetable plants plus a superb cake stall, tombola and garden bric-à-brac.

Entrance £2 includes tea/coffee and cake.

All proceeds to CAFOD’s work in Ethiopia.


The Chairman of Bramshaw Village Hall Trustees would like all members of Minstead to know that they will be showing the Royal Wedding on May 19th on their large screen at the village hall.

Tickets are £5 per person with children under 10 free and the price includes lunch.

Tickets are available from Bramshaw Village Stores.


There are no further planning applications for Minstead out for consultation this week.

Further information can be found by visiting the NPA website.


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