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Events in the New Forest

Watching New Forest Deer, one of several regular events in the New Forest We have listed just some of the forth coming events in the New Forest National Park and surrounding area, so you can easily discover "what's on" in the New Forest over the coming months. If you would like your event in the New Forest added to this page free, please e-mail us on enquiries@explorethenewforest.co.uk we cannot guarantee all events will be added, but will do our best. Disclaimer. All the information below has been entered in good faith and we are not responsible for any errors-omissions or cancellations that may occur.

2014


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Date Location Event Details Contact
May - September
Lymington
Guided Walks

Three words give you the history of Lymington in a nutshell – Smuggling, Salt and Sailing. If you would like to know more then simply join us and let our guides take you on a fascinating walk through the town and it’s history.

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Saturdays Lymington Market Street market every Saturday from 8am till 4pm  
Mondays Christchurch Market Street Market in the High Street (closed to traffic)  
Tuesdays Hythe Market Hythe Street Market 8.30am-3pm St. John's Street Car Park with more than 30 stalls Information Gary Brown 07850 399781
Wednesdays Ringwood Market Street Market in the High Street  
Wednesdays New Milton Market Street Market in Station Road  
Tue, Wed, or Thursdays Bashley Olde Time Music Hall Current alternating shows are ‘Bring Me Sunshine’ a tribute to Morecambe & Wise, Magic of the musical halls and The Good Olde Days Music Hall.
Nov to Dec will be Christmas Spectacula
Show and Cream Tea £14.50, 2 course roast lunch £7.00
Booking essential Tel: 01425 612830
Venue: Hoburne Bashley Holiday Centre, Sway Rd, Bashley.
Fridays New Milton Live Music Every Friday night at the Old Barn Restaurant in New Milton, is a live Band. Come along and have an enjoyable evening out. Old Barn, New Milton, BH25 6SJ. Telephone 01425 678800
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4th July Milford on Sea Midnight Ramble The Oakhaven midnight ramble to Hurst Castle takes place this evening. A great event and fundraiser for the hospice - see web site for details
5th July Lymington Priestival2 Priestlands Music Festival. A great event for all the family raising funds for school. Tickets and more details via web site. Visit Facebook Page
12 & 13th July Beaulieu Countryside On Show This year's Countryside on Show at the Countryside Education Trust to raise funds for the Trust, in conjunction with the New Forest Vintage Tractor & Engine Club. There will be displays in the arena, local craftsmen, beekeeping display, falconry and vintage tractors, engines and farm machinery.
Fun for the children on the Bouncy Castle, Spider Tower & Super Slide as well as Pony Rides. Join in with lots of different activities such as exploring the farm, collecting eggs, milking goats, petting animals and much more. For the adults there will be a beer tent and live music!
Spend an enjoyable day on the farm with plenty of interesting stalls and demonstrations to catch your eye. Entrance: £4 adult, £2 child. Friends of the Trust: £3.50 adult, £1.50 child. No need to book – just turn up! Free car parking opposite Countryside Education Trust.
For more details contact : 01590 612401 mail@cet.org.uk www.cet.org.uk
13th July New Milton Classic and New Car Show The New Milton Classic and New Car Show
• Over 60 Classic Cars already Registered
• New Car Displays
• Children's Rides and Amusements
• Bar, Refreshments and Barbeque
• Live Entertainment throughout the afternoon
• and much more
11:00 am until 4:30 pm - New Milton Recreation Ground
13th July Beaulieu Motorcycle Ride-in Enjoy a ride through the beautiful New Forest, voted by keepbritainbiking.com as one of "Britain's Top 10 Biking Spots", and join us for our popular Motorcycle Ride-In event
01590 612888 or
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18th - 20th July Lymington Curious Art Festival Curious Arts Festival looks set to be a glittering celebration of talent from the worlds of literature, music, film and the visual arts with an ambitious programme of events, talks, debates, and live gigs showcasing some of the best contemporary artists from the UK and beyond. More details
19th July
Lymington Bows & Braces Vintage Fair View delightful boutiques with quality vintage stock. Glamorous vintage classics and timeless retro pieces Come and purchase unique items for your wardrobe and decorating your home. Music from the past playing all day Vintage hair & Makeup 10am-4pm £1 entry The Masonic Hall, High St, Lymington, SO41 9AA
19th July Beaulieu Beaulieu 50th Anniversary Evening Join us for a celebratory evening to mark the 50th Anniversary of Donald Campbell’s Land Speed Record of 403.10mph in Bluebird CN7. With a screening of the digitally re-mastered film ‘How Long a Mile...’, dinner in the National Motor Museum, a talk by Donald Campbell’s widow, Tonia Bern-Campbell, plus the opportunity to explore the Museum. More details
20th July Lymington Morris Dancers "Dance Off" We're having a Sunday Funday here in our car park. We have live music, 6 groups of Morris dancers having a dance off. Yes really . Also a bouncy castle and a BBQ. The fun starts at midday and our target is a £1000 for Cancer research. Kings Arms Lymington from noon.
20th July Lymington Lymington Carnival & Fete Lymington Carnival is sure to be an amazing day - enjoy the procession, explore the High Street Fete, fun for all the family. visit web site - organised by Lymington Lions.
23rd July Brockenhurst New Forest Heritage Day The New Forest Heritage Day is your chance to get hands on with history, with a spitfire simulator, high-tech gadgets and historical artefacts to handle. Filly Inn. Brockenhurst - more details
26th July Damerham Damerham Fair & Horticultural Show A Traditional Village Fair with Fun for all the Family Produce & Trade Stands, Craft Show, Main Arena Events, Horticultural Exhibits, Children’s Rides and Games, Wheelbarrow Racing, Egg Throwing Animal Attractions - including a Fun Dog Show open to all, Live Music, BBQ, Teas, Licensed Bar. From 11.30 a.m. Adults £3.50 Under 16s Free. In the Sports Field, Damerham, SP6 3HQ - details
26th & 27th July Netley Marsh Netley Marsh Steam & Craft Show A great weekend of craft, steam, vintage vehicles, arena displays, fair ground rides and more.... something for everyone! More details
27th July Beaulieu Simply Vauxhall

Come to Beaulieu in your Vauxhall on Sunday 27 July for the second 'Simply Vauxhall' – a gathering of Vauxhall cars of all shapes and sizes.

01590 612888 or
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4th-9th August Waterside Waterside Art Group Annual Exhibition. Waterside Art Group Annual Exhibition. Wide range of media and subjects. Majority of work for sale including cards of originals. Free entry. Refreshments available. Hythe and Dibden Community Centre Hythe SO45 6DU. Open 10am to 4pm. Look for road signs.
4th - 22nd August Beaulieu Summer Activity Programme Looking for something exciting to do in the Summer? There is a Summer holiday activities for all ages with activities include Storytelling, Robin Hood and his Merry Men at our fantastic Treehouses, First Time Farmers, Pond Dipping & Bug Hunts, Den Building, Pizza Cooking, Treehouse Treasure Hunts, I-Spy Bird Watching and much more. Pre booking for all these activities is essential so please contact us on 01590 612401 mail@cet.org.uk
3rd August Beaulieu Simply Japanese Come to Beaulieu in your Japanese vehicle on Sunday 3 August and become part of the third 'Simply Japanese' – a gathering of Japanese vehicles of all shapes and sizes..
01590 612888 or
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10th August Beaulieu Simply Land Rover Come to Beaulieu in your Land Rover on Sunday 10 August and become part of 'Simply Land Rover' – a gathering of Land Rovers of all shapes and sizes..
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18-22nd August Lyndhurst Village Artists Exhibition The Village Artists will be having an exhibition and sale of paintings, both framed and unframed in a wide variety of styles and media. Open daily from 11.00 - 5.30pm admission is free and access is suitable for disabled visitors. Why not join us for coffee/tea and cakes. The Scout Hut, Wellands Road, LYNDHURST, SO43 7AD
24th August Beaulieu Simply Classic and Sports Cars The fourth Beaulieu ‘Simply Classics & Sport Car’ event will take place on Sunday 24 August 2014 and promises to be a great day out for all motoring enthusiasts.
01590 612888 or
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25th August Beaulieu Supercar Showdown Bank holiday Monday, 25 August 2014, will bring another ‘Supercar Showdown’ to the grounds of Beaulieu. This event gives our visitors the rare opportunity to see & hear the distinctive engine notes of the world’s most prestigious supercars as they unleash their horsepower through the grounds of Beaulieu on the newly extended demonstration run.
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28th - 31st August Bournmouth Bouremouth Bournmouth free air festival - red arrows, RAF, and more ... wonderful event for all the family. More details
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6th - 9th September Beaulieu International Autojumble Beaulieu’s most famous motoring event, the International Autojumble is the biggest outdoor sale of motoring items this side of the Atlantic takes place on 6th & 7th September 2014. With over 2000 stands, groaning with all kinds of vintage and classic motoring ephemera - motoring parts, accessories, automobilia, literature, tools and clothing, there is something for everyone and lots of bargains to be had. This iconic event enjoys the reputation that; “if you can’t find it at Beaulieu, it doesn’t’ exist!”
01590 612888 or
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14th September Brockenhurst New Forest Bike Ride New Forest bike ride A beautiful ride through the New Forest, helping to raise money for charity. There's a choice of four routes for all ages and abilities, all starting and finishing in Brockenhurst. Quiet roads and gentle hills make the shorter rides ideal for families. For more details and to sign up online, see web site
20th Sepember Lyndhurst New Forest Book Fair A large second-hand, out-of-print and collectors fair with hundreds of books in all subject areas including a lot of New Forest material - books, maps and documents. Also military, children's, natural history etc., etc., Everything for the book lover. Prices from £1. More than twenty dealers from all over the South. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Full access for disabled visitors. Adjacent parking (paying). Lyndhurst Community Centre, main car park, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY.
For more details contact New Forest author and speaker: Georgina Babey 01725 514480,
27th September Hythe Hythe of Activity Local voluntary groups, clubs and charities showcasing their activities and opportunities to volunteer or join them. Admission free. Information from Janice Taylor 07884 283473. 10.30am – 3.30pm Hythe Community Centre, Brinton Lane, Hythe.
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18th October Lymington Bows & Braces Vintage Fair View delightful boutiques with quality vintage stock. Glamorous vintage classics and timeless retro pieces Come and purchase unique items for your wardrobe and decorating your home. Music from the past playing all day Vintage hair & Makeup 10am-4pm £1 entry The Masonic Hall, High St, Lymington, SO41 9AA
27th October Beaulieu Firewords Spectacular Be wowed by the explosive and dynamic fireworks display, set to a "Rock Legends" theme. Have fun on the Beaulieu Rides & Drives and Old-Time Fairground, all at good value extra charges. Hot food and drinks are available both inside and out, as well as roast chestnuts and candyfloss. Everyone is invited to get in the spirit of the night...in fancy dress...with prizes going to the best dressed.
01590 612888 or
visit web site
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6th December
Lyndhurst New Forest Book Fair A large second-hand, out-of-print and collectors fair with hundreds of books in all subject areas including a lot of New Forest material - books, maps and documents. Also military, children's, natural history etc., etc., Everything for the book lover. Prices from £1. More than twenty dealers from all over the South. 10am-4pm. Free entry. Full access for disabled visitors. Adjacent parking (paying). Lyndhurst Community Centre, main car park, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY.
For more details contact New Forest author and speaker: Georgina Babey 01725 514480,
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