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Events in 2020

SOCIAL AND OTHER EVENTS

The Community in Action arm of the Residents Association is all about developing the social aspects of the association to bring New Milton residents of all ages together to enjoy themselves with a view to raising funds to support those in our community who are less fortunate than ourselves.

CIA Programme for 2020

Full Details of the Programme for 2020 will be published shortly.

Saturday 26th September : Race Night with a Difference (Tickets available shortly)

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CIA Table Top Sales

New Milton Memorial Centre

2020 Dates have now been announced and bookings can be made at :-

http://www.newmilton.net/majorevents/tabletopsales.html

The New Milton Memorial Centre Whitefield Road.  New Milton.  BH25 6DE

All Sales Open for Setup by Sellers at 8.00 a.m.  Buyers can arrive from 8.30 a.m.  (Sales end at 12.00 Noon)

Table Charges - £6.00 for 1 Table :  £11.00 for 2 Tables and £15.00 for 3 Tables - Payment is collected on the day.

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Excursions

Thursday, 4th June: Midsomer Murders and the Goring Gap Cruise

A bridge over a body of water

Description automatically generatedThe Goring Gap is the dramatic gorge where the River Thames chisels its way through the Chiltern Hills. Nearby are the picturesque villages and towns filmed as the fictional county of Midsomer. We visit Alfred the Great's Wallingford and Dorchester - a head-turning village full of mediaeval, Tudor and Georgian buildings before rounding off our day out with a two-hour cruise through the Goring Gap.

Having stopped for coffee and pastries at Basingstoke, we will meet our Blue Badge Guide in Wallingford in time to enjoy a little local trail.  This is Midsomer's Causton and fans will recognise many locations. A short drive away is Dorchester - a very small village with a very big Abbey, one of the earliest Christian sites in England.  A main course lunch with coffee/tea is included at a 15th century coaching inn used in several Midsomer episodes.

 

In the afternoon, we board the boat at Benson Waterfront for the seven-mile cruise beneath the Chilterns through three locks to the Goring Gap.  The magnificent scenery around the Goring Gap is the setting for Wind in the Willows, Watership Down and Three Men in a Boat. We step ashore at elegant Goring, which became fashionable in the late 1800s when residents included Oscar Wilde.  Let's hope for some gorgeous early summer weather!

The cost is £65 pp which includes coach, morning coffee and pastries, blue badge guide, lunch with tea/coffee, river boat cruise and gratuities (coach and guide).

Click Here for Booking Form

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CIA Senior Citizens' Afternoon Tea

Another highly successful Afternoon Tea was held at The Community Centre on the 5th August 2019.  It is planned to have another such event during the Summer of 2020.

For information, please telephone 07729 818356

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