Herald - Issue 448

Page 36 • The HERALD • 26th October 2023 v THE HERALD - INDEPENDENT AND PROUD OF IT v OUT & ABOUT Second Chance Animal Rescue ANNUAL FROST FAIR SATURDAY 18TH NOVEMBER at Totton & Eling Community Centre • 10am-12 noon • Entrance 20p • Christmas Stalls • Books • Jewellery etc Further information from Liz on 023 8086 5071 CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR for Macmillan Cancer Support Saturday 4th November St John’s Hall, Hythe, 10am to 2.30pm Supported by many local crafters. Raffle For more information contact Veronica on 023 8084 0494 or 07762 623672 NEW FOREST MILITARIA FAIR Small Fair, run by Collecters for Collectors 1st Wednesday of every month, 6-9pm (Evenings Only) COLBURY CHURCH ROOMS, DEERLEAP LANE, COLBURY, NR. ASHURST, HANTS SO40 7EH £1 Entry • Tables £8 booked in advance Contact Dave on: 07903 600865 Email: dcurtis290@gmail.com or sue.curtis93@ntlworld.com Romsey Country Market Romsey Country Markets will take place at Braish eld Village Hall (SO51 0PN) from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Saturday 28th October. At e Corn Exchange from 8.30am to 3pm on Saturday 4th November. At the Romsey Town Hall and Community Café from 10.30am to 12.30pm on Fridays 27th October and 10th November. ey love to cook, cra and grow just for you, so go along for a great range of home produced items such as seasonal fruit, vegetables, cakes, preserves, plants and cra s. Please check the Facebook page: www.facebook. com/romseycountrymarket or visit: www. hampshirecountrymarkets.co.uk Stunning Sparkling Nerines on Display at Exbury Lionel de Rothschild, founder of Exbury Gardens had many plant passions, which included Nerine sarniensis, or Jewel Lilies, which he rst developed and hybridised in the 1920s and 30s. Exbury Garden’s historic collection of nerines, known as jewel lilies as their petals glitter in the light will be on display until 29th October. e unrivalled collection consists of 1,000 cultivars, many of which will be on display. is beautiful plant grows proli cally on Table Mountain in South Africa where it was rst recorded in 1635. In bright light the petals appear to sparkle silver or gold. For more information please visit: www.exbury.co.uk Autumn Craft Workshop Learn how to make an Autumnal decoration for your home at Lepe Country Park, with candle painting and foliage decorations. In the classroom at Lepe on Sunday 29th October at 10am and 2pm. Booking essential, £12 per person. Usual parking charges apply, sorry no dogs. FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Forestside WI Group will meet on Tuesday 31st October at Colbury Memorial Hall, SO40 7EL, for ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’. Langley WI’s next meeting is on Tuesday 21st November for a Cartoon Workshop with Simon Chadwick. Take A4 paper and pencil. e WI o ers women the opportunity to make new friends, learn new skills and campaign on wideranging issues. Langley WI meets every third Tuesday at their new venue of Jubilee Hall, Fawley, SO45 1DF at 7.30pm. Email: langleypres@hampshirewi.org.uk or check out their website at: www.hampshirewi.org.uk/wi-page/ langley-wi Forest Militaria e next New Forest Militaria Fair will be on Wednesday 1st November from 7pm to 9.30pm in the Colbury Church Rooms, Deerleap Lane, Colbury (near Ashurst) SO40 7EH. ere are stalls o ering a variety of militaria items, and these events are an ideal venue for dealers, collectors and enthusiasts to get together to buy, sell, swap, exhibit and talk about all aspects of militaria. All are welcome and admission is £1. Anyone who would like to pre-book a table at £6, should call Dave Curtis on: 07903 600865 or: 023 8178 1324. Have a Go at Quilting Romsey Quilters is a large and happy not-for-pro t group which meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings of the month at Cros eld Hall (SO51 8GL) in Romsey from 9.30am for 10am until 12.30pm. Co ee is served between 9.30am and 9.55am. e group enjoys a variety of speakers, workshops, working mornings, friendship and welcomes anyone interested in quilting and associated cra s. e next meetings will take place on Tuesday 31st October for an evening Zoom with Carolyn Gibbs for Antique Strippy Quilts. Romsey Quilters extend a warm welcome to all visitors, especially beginners and look forward to meeting you. Annual subscription is £36 payable in September. ere is no waiting list at present. ey warmly welcome visitors to their meetings. A visitor fee of £5 is payable for non-members attending. Please make yourself CAMERA CLUB TALKS e Southampton Camera Club’s next meeting will be on Monday 30th October from 7.45pm to 10.45pm, for a talk by Alison Webber titled ‘ e Cloak of Conformity and e Corset of Expectation’. Followed on Monday 13th November from 7.45pm to 10.45pm, for a talk by Robert Harvey titled ‘Landscapes for all seasons’. Visitors are welcome £7 on the door. Any enquiries to: sccsec@southamptoncameraclub.co.uk Meetings take place in Copythorne Hall starting at 7.45pm. Further information: sccsec@southamptoncameraclub. co.uk or visit: www.southamptoncameraclub.co.uk/ events Autumn Exhibition Opens at Palais des Vaches e Autumn Exhibition at Palais des Vaches with Coastal Gallery opened on 30th September and will be open 11am to 4pm on the following dates: 28th and 29th October, 4th, 5th, 25th and 26th November and 10th December including Christmas Bazaar. ere will be a pop-up restaurant by Ginger Catering. Palais des Vaches is located at Lower Exbury Farm, Inchmery Lane, Exbury (What3words scorching. securing.exists) For more information please visit: palaisdesvaches. co.uk known on arrival. If you wish, they have members who will take you to co ee and accompany you at the meeting. If you would like to know more about Romsey Quilters then get in touch by emailing the Secretary at: romseyquilters@ gmail.com or visit: www. romseyquilters.co.uk Buildings That Tried to Fall Down Hythe and District Historians next meeting is on Thursday 2nd November for a talk by Ken Endean, titled ‘Buildings that tried to fall down’. It starts at 7.45pm at the Hythe and Dibden Community Centre. Visitors are very welcome. For further details please contact Gordon Chambers on: 07583 833618. Craft and Gift Fair A Cra and Gi Fair is taking place in St John’s Hall in Hythe on Saturday 4th November, 10am to 2.30pm, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, donations accepted upon entry. ere will be a ra e and stalls from local cra ers including: Jewellery, tree decorations, glass, resin, mystery boxes, Christmas cracker gi s, fairy houses, gingerbread men and women, home decorations, fabric cra s, gi s, key rings, crystal burners, woman’s accessories, mini stockings, scrunchies and much more!