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Beaulieu Palace House with Daffodils

There are lots of things to do this weekend, including the last weekend of 'Nature Detectives' at Beaulieu. Check our Events Calendar for what's on in the New Forest and Lymington area...

Be Your Own Bodyguard - self defence course at the Natural Health Hub

Be your own bodyguard:  ladies' Self Defence course at The Natural Health Hub.  Sign up now for 19 April start: . Six week course run by Guardian Personal Protection includes martial arts, .  Max 8 students. 

Focus on the west and north of the Forest (looking west  from Picket Post by Alison Lester): New Forest Holiday Lets recommend self catering properties for enjoying the outdoors on holiday or a short break

Curious Arts Festival 2018

20-22 July is the Curious Arts Festival at Pylewell Park. Another great line up at this fabulous local music and arts festival. Book your tickets soon - visit for the day or relax and enjoy the whole weekend!

Lymington RNLI 10K

13 May: Lymington 10K and children's fun runs in aid of the RNLI Lymington Lifeboat. Enter online by 9 May - we recommend you enter soon to avoid disappointment!

Malbec wine region

17 April: Malbec Wine Tasting evening at Careys Manor Hotel. Sample fruity and exuberant wines from the Malbec region with delicious  and perfectly paired canapés.

Colten Care dedicated music and arts partner will further improve wellbeing

Brilliant Fiona helps Colten Care residents to really benefit from music and arts which improve wellbeing and quality of life for all residents.


Next week we'll be launching our 'new look' website. 

Please note that it will not be possible to add events or business listings to the website between 5pm on Friday 13th April and 9am on Wednesday 18th April whilst the changeover takes place.

Best wishes, Jane & Tanya is being updated

Next week: new look website. 
No new events or listings can be added from 5pm today until next 9 am next Wednesday Find out meanwhile how your business can be advertised and recommended to 15,000+ people weekly, via website, newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  

East Boldre village fete 2018

14 April: the 30th Anniversary village fete in East Boldre. Free entry, BBQ, bar, stalls and fun for all the family - come and enjoy a great British village fete in the heart of the New Forest!

Deadlines for new Tax Year 2018-2019

The new tax year 2018-19 started on 6 April. Here's a useful calendar of deadlines and important dates from New Forest Tax Accountants

Live music at The Turfcutters

13 April: live music at the Turfcutters Arms in East Boldre. This week it’s the brilliant Empty Frets, with covers and original songs from 1950 to the present day

What's on this weekend:

This is just a selection. There are lots more events listed for the weekend and the week ahead in the Events Calendar - please take a look! 

This weekend we will be updating and  it will not be possible to add events - or business listings - between 5pm on Friday 13th April and 9am on Wednesday 18th April.

Importance of a marketing plan

A marketing plan can provide a new insight into your business. It will also keep your marketing budget focused on your objectives. Find out here how Bartley Marketing can help your business 'see the wood for the trees.'

An Evening with the Ocean Brothers at the Balmer Lawn

25 April: An Evening with the Ocean Brothers at the Balmer Lawn. Over dinner Greg and Jude will talk about their 53 day 3,000 mile row across the Atlantic in aid of the British Skin Foundation

2018 Events in Lymington and the New Forest area th

Don't miss out this year! Take a look at our summary of key 2018 Events in and around the New Forest and Lymington

Quacky Races in aid of Oakhaven Hospice

This Sunday 15 April at the Lymington Sea Water Baths: Quacky Races in aid of Oakhaven Hospice... come along for some family fun. Starts midday.

And finally:  

Hats off to Aqua Plumbing & Heating Ltd - one of their team's vans was spotted being extremely considerate and courteous to both an oncoming driver on a bend and the morning joggers trying to keep out of the way of a great many cars going much too fast on wet, narrow, country lanes. Not surprising from such a well-regarded professional team.

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