Good Companions

The club meets in Downton Memorial Hall on Tuesdays from 2 - 4 pm. Regulars pay £1.50 and visitors (who are always welcome) pay £2.00.  Refreshments are included.  

Contact Julia Whitmarsh 510601 for more information.

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Old Station Tea Rooms, Holmsley

Highlights of the summer programme include:

24 May      Dr Teen Mitchell talks about her work on coppicing, and what the wood is used for.  

Dr Mitchell comes with good reviews from Redlynch WI.

31 May      Tea party

21 June     Coach ride through the New Forest and afternoon tea at the Old Station Tea Rooms, Holmsley.

28 June     Illustrated talk by Ron Taylor, Stourhead and Stanpit near Christchurch, a journey down the wonderful Dorset River

                Stour and its happenings over the last 1000 years. Highly recommended by The Downton Horticultural Society 

26 July      Alan Jones: "Tales of a roving Reporter" - always interesting and entertaining.