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LOCAL HISTORY GROUP MEETING TUES 10TH DECEMBER
From 8pm there will be American Supper, various topics including a re-showing of the Minstead films.
WOW AT MINSTEAD 11th DECEMBER
Wednesday 11th December 8 pm in the Green Room, Minstead Hall
All lady visitors very welcome
A Short AGM followed by “SOMETHING SEASONAL” with Liz and Mary from “MINSTEAD MAKERS”
Guest Visitors £3 – to include wine and nibbles.
FATHER CHRISTMAS AND CAROLS 21ST DECEMBER
Look in the Trusty Servant Corner below for further details
SOCIAL CLUB CHRISTMAS DRAW 21ST DECEMBER
The Social Club Christmas draw will be held at 9pm on Saturday 21st December and will be followed by carols round the piano.
COFFEE MORNING IN AID OF CANCER RESEARCH AND THE PHILIPPINES TYPHOON RELIEF
Thank you from Rosie to all those who came and supported the coffee morning at Ivy Cottage Farm on Tuesday. It was a wonderful opportunity for everyone to come and chat over coffee and lovely home made soup, while viewing the stalls and raising money for charity. The amount raised was £660, which will be going to cancer charities and children’s homes/orphanages in the Philippines and Ghana. A very big thank you to George and Sylvie Dibben for hosting it and for those who contributed to its success.
ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Sunday December 15th; 9.30 Communion.
Sunday December 22nd 4pm Carol Service.
Sunday December 29th 10.30 we will hold a Service of Worship and Music.
MUKINGE GIANT CHRISTMAS CARD
Send Christmas greetings to all your local friends by writing one of the small Christmas cards provided and pinning it up on the giant card. Donate the money you have saved by putting it in one of the envelopes provided and then into the donations box in the porch. It will go towards Mukinge Hospital in Zambia.
ALL SAINTS CHRISTMAS TREE
In addition to the Mukinge giant card, all are invited to share the remembrance of a loved one at Christmas by filling in a name tag which will be used as part of the tree decorations from 4pm Sunday 22nd Dec until Twelfth Night.
You’re welcome to do this whenever you are passing and the church is open. Blank tags are in a box on the front left pew in the nave.
Saturday December 14th 12noon-2pm; Stall at Lyndhurst Fun Day. Serving fruit punch, coffee and Christmas goodies.
TRUSTY SERVANT CORNER
Charity Race Night Friday 13th December – Under Starters Orders at 8.30pm, become an owner, trainer or jockey for just £2 and win some great prizes, plus £1 tote betting on the night and a free quiz, all proceeds to Children’s Charity Dreams Come True.
Saturday 14th December – New Forest Hounds Hunt Meet, The New Forest Hounds will be meeting at The Trusty Servant at 10.45 on Saturday the 14th, come along and enjoy this lovely English Tradition.
Tuesday 17th December – Festive Village Lunch, come and join your Minstead friends for a festive get together, crackers and festive atmosphere provided. Village Lunch at £6 as normal.
Wednesday 18th December – Christmas Quiz, come and have some festive quiz fun at the Trusty on Wednesday the 18th starting at 8.30pm.
Saturday 21st December – Father Christmas is visiting the Trusty Servant on Saturday the 21st of December, parents please drop off presents for the children to the Trusty before 6pm on the 21st, make sure presents are clearly labelled with the child’s name and there will be a maximum price limit of £10 on all gifts. There will also be a children’s entertainer at the Trusty from 5pm doing magic, balloons and festive fun and games for the kids.
Christmas Opening Hours
Christmas Eve – 11.30am – 11pm
Christmas Day – 12pm – 4pm
Boxing Day – 11.30am – 4pm
All other days open as normal.
New Years Eve – New Years Eve will be party night at The Trusty. We will be running our normal menu along with some special specials on the board and then at 9.30pm we will be getting the party started with Superstar DJ Ben Franco, who will singing and playing some great tunes to see in the New Year. No entry fee but booking is highly recommended if you want to dine with us.
HELLO AGAIN FROM THE SHOP!
A further reminder that Christmas order forms are in the shop for you to fill out for all your food goodies.
SCOUT POST 2013 – REMINDER
Look out for Lyndhurst Scouts Post stamps and post boxes in local shops!
Stamps at 20p available from now until 21st December.
Deliveries on 22nd December only, anywhere in the Lyndhurst, Emery Down, Bank and Minstead areas.
NFDC FREE PARKING AND 2014 CLOCKS
NFDC are providing free afternoon parking in Burley, Lyndhurst, Ringwood on 14th December.
NFDC’s 2014 parking clocks (£20 for 3 hours in any town or village) are now available to purchase on line at newforest.gov.uk/parkingclock.
Special clocks permitting 5 hours parking in Lyndhurst only (3 hours elsewhere) can be obtained for £20 from the Community Centre.