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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


January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August,September, October, November, December,

Date Location Event Details Contact
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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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25th September New Milton Calligraphy Workshop - another font. We have an amazing array of classes and workshops booked in at Handmade New Forest over the coming months! If you would like to book onto any, please pop in the shop or call to book over the phone with a card! More details 01426 613555 or visit Handmade New Forest
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.
27th September-8th November Lymington Colin See-Paynton: Nocturnal Encounters One of the most revered printmakers in the world and entirely self taught wood engraver, Colin See-Paynton's work is based on the meticulous observation of the natural world.This exhibition mixes new work which focuses on a family of hares, and a selection of earlier work which capture the fleeting movements of bird and fish. St.Barbe Musuem and Art Gallery, Lymington.
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7th October New Milton Silver Wire Jewellery - Internediate Workshop We have an amazing array of classes and workshops booked in at Handmade New Forest over the coming months! If you would like to book onto any, please pop in the shop or call to book over the phone with a card! More details 01426 613555 or visit Handmade New Forest
9th October New Milton Calligraphy - Beginners workshop We have an amazing array of classes and workshops booked in at Handmade New Forest over the coming months! If you would like to book onto any, please pop in the shop or call to book over the phone with a card! More details 01426 613555 or visit Handmade New Forest
12th October Beaulieu Bird Watching walks with Graham Guided walks giving you the nique opportunity to birdwatch on quiet areas of private land with knowledgable, professional Graham Gibbons. Booking essential - Countryside Education Trust - 01590 612401
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
30th October Lymington The Big Draw Come and see what night time creatures are lurking in the museum and create your own on the museum walls using print making techniques inspired by our Nocturnal Encounters exhibition. A fun filled family day out! Drop in session, normal admissions apply. 10am-4pm St. Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
31st October Lymington Children’s Workshop: Woodland Shadows A great workshop for children to learn about the art of shadow puppetry. Inspired by our Nocturnal Encounters exhibition participants will get the chance to create their own nighttime creatures and perform with them. Suitable for 8 years plus, £15 per child, advanced booking required. 10.30am-2.30pm or 2pm-4.30pm St.Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
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15th November-10th January 2015 Lymington Lives Less Ordinary Lives Less Ordinary celebrates the lives of nearly 30 local residents who made a mark both close to home and nationally, including sportsmen, Olympians, politicians and pioneers. The exhibition provides a chance to discover more about this eclectic mix of people whose exploits and influence and vision brought them to prominence or notoriety on the New Forest coast and beyond. St.Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Lymington
16th November Lymington Bird Watching walks with Graham Guided walks giving you the nique opportunity to birdwatch on quiet areas of private land with knowledgable, professional Graham Gibbons. Booking essential - Countryside Education Trust - 01590 612401
         
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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,
14th December Beaulieu Bird Watching walks with Graham Guided walks giving you the nique opportunity to birdwatch on quiet areas of private land with knowledgable, professional Graham Gibbons. Booking essential - Countryside Education Trust - 01590 612401
22nd December Lymington Victorian Father Christmas A fun and festive opportunity to meet out Victorian Father Christmas and have a vintage photo taken with him and take part in our Victorian Christmas tree decoration workshop. £5 per child includes entry 10.30am-2.30pm St. Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
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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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