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Our visit to Exbury Gardens will be on Wednesday 17th May arrive at 10:00am. Wives and partners are welcome. The gardens should be at their best and it will be a great time to see the huge collection of world famous shrubs. Please register as soon as possible by using the Sign-Up sheet if you… [Continue Reading]
Reverting to the theme of pub walks, our May walk is based on The Trusty Servant at Minstead. The walk will take us through the village and on to Furzy Gardens, then along forest tracks back to the village. Distance is about 4 miles. There is a car parking area opposite the village green. OS… [Continue Reading]
Our next meeting will be on Monday 15th May at 10:30am again at Richard Evans house. Details of the meeting will be finalised nearer the time. New members welcome – please contact Richard Evans if you would like to come along.
Topic: Building Spitfires without a Factory Speaker: Alan Matlock Venue: Brabant Suite, Dudsbury Golf Club – Click here for details Synopsis: In the summer of 1940, with the Battle of Britain being fought out over the skies of southern England, the Luftwaffe switched tactics from attacking the RAF and their airfields and targeted the aircraft factories…. [Continue Reading]
We will be visiting the National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, which includes HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose, on Wednesday 3rd May 2023. Wives and partners are welcome. It is recommended that we car share and meet at the ticket office at 10.30am. There is ample parking close… [Continue Reading]
For our April walk, we are heading up to the 16th century Breamore House, near Fordingbridge, for a 4 mile walk that will include an ancient maze and a stroll through bluebell woods. Starting point is the Saxon St. Mary’s church by the House that is signposted from the A338 road. (Grid ref: 153188.) Usual… [Continue Reading]
The next meeting of the Survivors Club is scheduled for 10:30am Thursday 13th April at the Cliffhanger cafe in Highcliffe. Come and join us for a natter and a cuppa – and the biscuits and cakes are very tempting! The club is open to members who have survived being an in-patient in a local hospital…. [Continue Reading]
Topic: Railways of the New Forest Speaker: Roger Burfit Venue: Brabant Suite, Dudsbury Golf Club – Click here for details The menu for the meeting is available on the Sign-Up sheet. Please register by using the Sign-Up sheet for this meeting.Deadline for registration is Sunday 2nd April. Unfortunately we will are unable to accept any… [Continue Reading]
We will be visiting the Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm museum on Wednesday 22nd March 2023. Wives and partners are welcome. It is recommended that we car share and arrive at 10.30am. You should book tickets online to obtain your personal 12 month return ticket with a substantial discount that brings the senior ticket price down to £14…. [Continue Reading]
Despite threats of a hosepipe ban, the Forest trails are still very wet in many places so our March amble will take a drier option with a walk over Hengistbury Head. Starting from the Solent Meads Golf Course car park, which is free, we’ll head out to Mudeford Spit to admire the very expensive beach… [Continue Reading]