A successful weekend of harvest celebrations for the five churches on the edge of the New Forest

The rain may have fell relentlessly on Saturday, but that did not stop the barbecue celebration that brought together for the first time the community of the New Forest Edge Churches (NFEC). The NFEC comprises five churches on the edge of the western side of the New Forest, with churches from the villages of Bransgore,Continue reading “A successful weekend of harvest celebrations for the five churches on the edge of the New Forest”

Maytime Music Event at St Michael’s

Over half the tickets have been sold already; order yours now in case we sell out. See Shirley Burke or Stephen Hayes to get your name on the list. Closing date March 15th. Military Wives Choir The Marchword Military Wives Choir will be performing at Saint Michael’s Church on the 2nd May for the MaytimeContinue reading “Maytime Music Event at St Michael’s”

Orlando Furioso performance at All Saints Church

Today the people of Thorney Hill were treated to a performance of Orland Furioso, with Hannah Ely as soprano and Harry Buckoke on the vilo de gamba (which is like a mini cello, yet it is fretted and more in-line with the lute family than the cello family – this information was provided by Harry).Continue reading “Orlando Furioso performance at All Saints Church”

Should auld acquaintance be forgot…

Happy new year! Last night the Benefice of Bransgore and Hinton celebrated a Kenyan New Year’s at St Mary’s, Bransgore. The countdown and singing of Auld Lang Syne took place at 21.00 (Kenyan time), allowing for those with children (or those who wanted to go to bed!) to celebrate the New Year with friends andContinue reading “Should auld acquaintance be forgot…”