AT A GLANCE – WHAT’S ON IN MINSTEAD MAR-APR 2016
Parish Council meeting 7.30pm Mon 4th April Green Room
Minstead Players AGM 8pm Tues 5th April Social Club
History Group 8pm Tues 12th April Social Club
WOW 8pm Wed 13th April Green Room
Designing and planting garden borders 10am-3pm Sat 16th April Study Centre
Village Lunch 12.30pm Tues 19th April Trusty Servant (last of the season!)
Queen’s Birthday Beacon Thursday 21st April after dark!
EU Referendum Question Time 7pm Friday 22nd April Village Hall
Beat Surgery 9.30-10.30am Wed 27th April Village Shop
Annual Parochial Church meeting 7pm Wed 27th April All Saints Church
Social Club AGM 8pm Thurs 28th April
See below or the Village website for further details of these and future events.
FURZEY GARDENS AT EASTER
Bug Barn Bunnies Monday 4th April – Friday 8th April 11am-4pm
Easter fun in the Bug Barn for our younger visitors so we’re here rain or shine! Paint your own Easter Bunny or Chick. (Supervision by Parent or Guardian required)
£3.50 includes an Easter Biscuit. No booking needed.
Normal garden entrance applies.
For more information, call 02380 812464. Furzey Gardens, Minstead, SO43 7GL
MINSTEAD PLAYERS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
8pm Tuesday 5TH April 2016
in Minstead Social Club
Everyone welcome including Non members
WOW (Women on Wednesday at Minstead)
Wednesday 13th April at 8 pm, Green Room, Minstead Village Hall
“TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR BODY” with Guest Speaker Penny Lilley
Lady visitors welcome. New visitors may attend 2 meetings before committing to joining.
Please ring Sylvia on 07831 142 245 if a lift to your 1st meeting would help!
QUEENS BIRTHDAY BEACON THURSDAY 21ST APRIL
It is planned to light a beacon at the top of Hilly Field to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday on 21st April. It is hoped as many Minsteadeans as possible will attend or at least be able to see it from a suitable vantage point!
Please help by providing suitable dry material that will burn brightly (please no garden rubbish!) and by building the beacon on 20th and 21st April.
Material should be taken to Hilly Field just past the top of the road to Furzey on the left and placed within the fenced off area. (The gate is easily opened by lifting the chain!).
For further information please contact Wilmur Biddlecombe on 07899 264263.
There will be an opportunity to continue celebrations at the Social Club afterwards.
EU REFERENDUM – MINSTEAD’S “QUESTION TIME” FRI 22ND APRIL
IN? or OUT?
Sir Vince Cable and Daniel Hannan MEP
Your questions in advance to email@example.com
COME ALONG – your chance to participate!
Friday April 22nd at Minstead Hall 6.30 for 7 pm
Secure £5 tickets beforehand – available on Village Green
Saturday mornings 2nd, 9th and 16th April 10am to 12 noon.
See EU Poster for Minstead Question Time for further information.
ALL SAINTS CHURCH
See ALL SAINTS NOTICES 3RD APRIL 2016 for All Saints services and events.
HOW WE USED TO LIVE – TUESDAY 5 APRIL AT 7.30PM
Our next talk is entitled ‘Lyndhurst Working Men’s Club- and the local gentry who funded its establishment’ and will be given by Bill Smith. Bill has lived in Lyndhurst all his life and is an amusing and accomplished speaker. His interest in the history of the Working Men’s Club was sparked by his discovery of old minute books which were due to be put in the dustbin – he recognised that this was local history which should be preserved. Bill was born in The Fenwick and attended Lyndhurst Primary School before continuing his education in Bartley. His talk will also include his memories of Lyndhurst as it has changed in his lifetime and stories of local people. It should be a good evening.
Emery Down and Bank Village Hall, entry £3 on the door. Refreshments available.
See 2015-2016 Annual Report HWUTL for the annual report of How We Used To Live.
The following planning applications for Minstead are out for consultation:
Location: Perry Dees, London Minstead, Hampshire, SO43 7FT
Proposal: Addition of front dormer window; alterations to fenestration; new
Period ends: Thurs 14th April 2016
Location: Fishpond Piece, Emery Down, Lyndhurst, SO43 7GA
Proposal: Application for a Certificate of Lawful Development for Existing
use of dwelling in breach of Condition 1 (Agricultural Occupancy) of
planning permission NFDC/91/48438
Period ends: Thurs 21st April 2016
Location: Toms Lane Corner, Stoney Cross Plain Road, Newtown, lyndhurst,
Proposal: Workshop / stable block; driveway
Period ends: Wed 27th April 2016
Further information can be obtained by visiting http://publicaccess.newforestnpa.gov.uk/online-applications/ or directly from NPA Offices at Lymington Town Hall.
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