What's On In and Around Haslemere

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March 2018 - All Events
Date Time Location Cost Description
Sat 6th Jan 18
Sat 3rd Mar 18
Museum Open: 10am-5pm Tuesday to SaturdayHaslemere Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2LAAdmissin by Donation to the Museum

Byron Cooper – Tennyson’s Country - An Exhibition at Haslemere Museum

A wonderful exhibition showcasing the Museum’s collection of works by the eminent Victorian artist, George Gordon Byron Cooper. The poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, inspired Byron Cooper to depict the dramatic landscapes and vivid emotions evoked in his prose. To find out more, visit www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk
Sat 6th Jan 18
Sat 3rd Mar 18
Museum Open: 10am-5pm Tuesday to SaturdayHaslemere Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2LAAdmissin by Donation to the Museum

Historic Haslemere - An Exhibition at Haslemere Museum

An exhibition which reveals the fascinating history of Haslemere told through beautifully illustrated story boards where visitors will be taken on a journey about the history of the town. Some interesting and rare exhibits will also be on display as well as five paintings depicting the 1786 murder of an unknown sailor at Hindhead. The vicious nature of the crime shocked local people and the murder became famous nationwide. For anyone interested in local history, this exhibition is a must! To find out more, visit www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk
Sat 3rd Mar 18
EveningHaslewey Community Centre, Lion Green, Wey Hill, GU27 1LDTBA

Comedy Night

Come to reception or call Haslewey 01428-648 716 to buy tickets or for more information.
Sat 3rd Mar 18
EveningGrayswood Village Hall, Surrey GU27 2DJ£10.00 or £70.00 for table of 8

Pointless Quiz in aid of the New Office for All Saints Church, Grayswood

You may know the answer but do you know an answer that others are least likely to give??? Come and join us for a fun evening. Pasta supper (veggie and gluten-free alternatives available), raffle and licensed bar. For more details, contact Di (01428-654 303) or drdcook01@gmail.com.
Sat 3rd Mar 18
7.30 pmHaslemere Hall, Bridge Road, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2AS£16.50, £11.00, £8.00 (under 18s half price)

HMS Spring Concert 2018 for Orchestra and Chorus

Three widely different but equally fantastic works. Ernest Chausson wrote his only symphony in 1890 and it is considered his masterpiece. Described as emotionally invigorating, the symphony will show the extent of the talent in the HMS orchestra. The chorus will perform with the orchestra in two totally different pieces – Holst’s Short Festival Te Deum and the well-known and much-loved Fauré Requiem. James Ross conducts. Tickets from Haslemere Hall Box Office 01428-642 161 or online.
Sat 3rd Mar 18
10.30am to 4.00pmHaslemere Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2LA

Civilisations Festival Day at Haslemere Museum

The Civilisations Festival is an exciting partnership between museums, galleries and the BBC to coincide with the broadcast of BBC Arts' Civilisations series in the Spring. As part of the festival, Haslemere Museum will be showcasing a range of events to engage and inspire adults and children focused on the various civilisations represented in their diverse collections. Highlights include insightful gallery talks based around local early Romano-British cinerary urns representing an interesting cultural transition period in the area as well as object handling sessions enabling visitors to touch and explore objects from the Egyptian collection. The Museum will also be running a family drop in art workshop led by local artist, Diana Burch, using objects from the extensive collection of Asian artefacts and a Euroepan inspired crafts session for children aged 5-11years. To find out more, visit www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk
Mon 5th Mar 18
2.00 pm - 5.00 pmFernhurst Village Hall, GU27 3EH£50.00 per table

RNLI Bridge and Tea

Contact Mrs Anne Downing 01428-645 199, ad@dwng.co.uk.

Mon 5th Mar 18
10.30 am - 12 noonThe Hunter Centre, Marjorie Gray Hall, Grayswood Road, Haslemere, GU27 2BW£4.00

Melody Memories - for People with Memory Problems

You can be sure of a warm welcome and lots of laughter as well as stimulating fun and singing. If you need any further information, please call Camilla on 07596 107 010.
Wed 7th Mar 18
7.30 pmMain Hall, Stepping Stones, Undershaw, Portsmouth Road, Hindhead, GU26 6AQ£10.00 recommended donation, on the door. Includes refreshments

Lecture: Superhero Sherlock Holmes

The inaugural lecture of Professor Neil McCaw, lecturer and professor of Victorian Literature & Culture at Winchester University, part of a celebration of the heritage and legacy of the great author and his life. It will be followed by refreshments and an opportunity to tour the home of the recently renovated building of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. No need to book. For more information visit the website www.steppingstones.org.uk.

These events are run by school volunteers and there is a discretionary donation of £10.00 on the evening to meet costs and support the work of Stepping Stones as a special needs school. Further information can be found on the school website: /a>www.steppingstones.org.uk/Community/Conan-Doyle-Events/ or by phoning 01428-609 953. Please park either on-site (limited space) or at the designated parking on the other side of the road at Andrews who kindly let us use their premises for events.

If you want further details, here is a resume by Neil: Sherlock Holmes made his first appearance in 1887. Less than a decade later the first Holmes adaptations started to appear, and enthusiasts from all over the world had started to write to the Great Detective as if he was a real-life criminal investigator. So how was it that he so caught the public imagination, and became a feature of not just Victorian literature, but also Victorian culture and society as well? This talk will look at some of the reasons for the extraordinary rise to prominence of Sherlock Holmes in the C19th, particularly looking at the status of the character as a Victorian hero, and will trace the different ways that the figure of Holmes has been associated with ideas of heroism from that point through the C20th and C21st.

Fri 9th Mar 18
7.30 pmMethodist Church, Lion Green, Wey Hill, Haslemere GU27 1LD£12.00, including refreshments

Solent Area Salvation Army Band - a Celebration

Celebrate the 46th Anniversary Weekend of Haslemere Methodist Church, with this talented band whose players come from far afield. They give seven performances a year, so the church is very fortunate to have their support for its development programme. Tickets are on sale during the church's Open Door Coffee Mornings (10.00 am to 12.00 noon every Tues, Wed, Fri and Sat) or order tickets from malcolmstravel@hotmail.co.uk and 01428-481 346. Do come and share what will be a really special evening. Also, view plans for developments this year which will enable the church to offer even more to the wider community. Look out for future fund-raising events and join those regularly enjoying what is being offered.
Sat 10th Mar 18
2.15 pmHaslemere Educational Museum, High Street GU27 2LAFree to members, Non-members welcome - £4.00

Haslemere Natural History Society: Talk

The talk is on Marianne North, who travelled the world and painted more than 900 species of plants in their natural habitats, and her recently-restored 130-year-old gallery at Kew Gardens. The talk is dedicated to our late Vice-President, Laura Ponsonby, who wrote a book on the artist.
Sat 10th Mar 18
7.00 pm for 7.30 pmFernhurst Village Hall, GU27 3EH£5.50

Fernhurst Films present: The Olive Tree

An ancient olive tree on a family-owned grove is at the centre of this Spanish family drama. Feisty teenage granddaughter Alma is determined to mend her grandfather's broken heart after the family's 1000 year-old olive tree has been sold and shipped off to Germany, leaving a hole in the ground which has uprooted a way of life and a family's tradition. A road trip of risky adventure ensues when Ana goes on a mission with her unsuspecting uncle and a besotted family friend in tow. Duration 1hr 40 mins. Rated 15 (English subtitles). Tickets on the door on the night. Licensed bar and wines, beers and soft drinks available from 7.00 pm, along with cafetiere coffee or tea and complimentary brownie. Criterion Ices on sale in the interval.
Sat 10th Mar 18
6.30pmHaslemere Educational Museum, High Street, Haslemere GU27 2LAAdvance: £15 / £13 concessions. Door £16 (under 16s: £6)

Colours from Latin America

Enjoy travelling to the warmth of different Latin American countries with Ricardo Curbelo (Harp, Cuatro & Vocals), Sarah Williams (Oboe) and David Caswell (Guitar)

Innovative and highly skilled Latin American harpist, composer and poet, Ricardo Curbelo, presents a great combination of traditional pieces together with his own spellbinding compositions. He is delighted to be sharing this concert with his friend and colleague of many years, David Caswell, and also Sarah Williams, who has recently joined David to form a duo specialising in Latin American music. A vibrant and exciting musical journey from three fine musicians not to be missed!

Tickets, including glass wine/soft drink:
Enquiries and advance reservations: Rosie on 07986 589 553 / 020 8539 0246

More information on: http://www.ricardocurbelo.com/haslemere_educationalmuseum_2018.htm

Mon 12th Mar 18
2.00 pmHaslemere Hall, Bridge Road, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2AS£2.00 for both members and guests, incl. tea

U3A Meeting: 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?', by Fran Sandham

Critically acclaimed author and public speaker, Fran Sandham, tells the remarkable story behind the famous meeting in Africa in 1871 between the two explorers Dr David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley: how their meeting proved to be literally the journalistic scoop of the century, the curious surrogate father-son relationship between Stanley and Livingstone, the widespread controversy and hostility Stanley faced on his return to Europe after finding Livingstone, why the meeting was such a sensational news story and why Stanley's words became the most famous greeting in history. Meetings: Don Stacey 01428-655 423, website: www.haslemere-u3a.org.uk.
Tue 13th Mar 18
7.00 pmThe Link, St Bartholomew's Church Hall, Derby Road, Haslemere GU27 1BW

Haslemere & District Twinning Association AGM

Details from Ann Fitchett ann2fitchett3@gmail.com.
Wed 14th Mar 18
AfternoonHaslemere Educational Museum

Three Counties Assn of NT Members & Volunteers: Lecture - Fishermania

For members of the Three Counties Association of National Trust members, volunteers and their guests. Contacts: nt3counties@yahoo.co.uk, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/three-counties-association
Sat 17th Mar 18
7.30 pmSt Christopher's Church, St Christopher's Green, Wey Hill, Haslemere GU27 1BW£18.00, under 25s free!

HHH Concerts with The Nash Ensemble

Resident chamber ensemble at Wigmore Hall since 2010, The Nash Ensemble is acclaimed for its adventurous programming and virtuoso performances. They will play Debussy, Ravel and Messiaen’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’ ... not to be missed. Tickets from 01428-642 038, Chamberlain Music, Haslemere, or www.WeGotTickets.com.
Sat 17th Mar 18
10.00 am - 2.00 pmFernhurst Village Hall

Fernhurst Village shows its Wide Range of Activities to Everyone

The Fernhurst Society is hosting a unique opportunity to see the wide range of clubs, societies and venues in the village when they are gathered together today in the village hall. Visitors will have the chance to see what all the clubs offer both to members and to those who would like volunteer with the young or the old. There is a variety of sports for all ages, singing, art, film, social, lunch club, Friends of Fernhurst School, scouting groups, historical, gardening and more. These take place in the village's venues such as the village hall, the parish and community rooms, the youth club and the sports pavilion, all of which can be privately booked. Do drop in at any time and join us for a free cup of coffee as well. For more information email jtandjt@btinternet.
Sat 17th Mar 18
7pm for a 7.30pm startOur Lady of Lourdes Church Hall, Derby Road, Haslemere GU27 1BS£12.50

Quiz Night

Grab a team of 6 and enjoy a Fish and Chips supper supporting the Hunter Centre who help those living from dementia. Bring your own drinks and nibbles and fingers crossed for a raffle on the night! For more information or to buy tickets, please contact Elaine Clement 01428 654710. Donations the raffle can be delivered to the Day Centre.

Sat 17th Mar 18
10am 3pmGrayswood Village Hall, Grayswood Road, Grayswood, Haslemere GU27 2DJ£2 under 12s free

Home and Vintage Spring Fair

Beautiful spring fair with a stunning selection of French Brocante, antiques, linens, soft furnishings, home, garden ware & hand crafted gifts.
Spring plants & garden talks in the tearoom whilst enjoying home made cakes over looking the cricket green. Friendly dogs on leads welcome.
Sat 17th Mar 18
7.30 pmThe Festival Hall, Heath Road, Petersfield GU31 4EAAdults £20.00, 18 and under £5.00

The Fernhurst Choral Society concert with Mozart and Britten at the Petersfield Music Festival

Fernhurst Choral Society will perform at the concluding concert of the 2018 Petersfield Music Festival singing Mozart's Requiem and Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb in a combined choir with the Petersfield Choral Society and Midhurst Music Society, joined by four striking young soloists. Also a selection of orchestral works including Mozart’s overture The Marriage of Figaro will be performed by the Hampshire County Youth Chamber Orchestra. Tickets available from the Petersfield Music Festival Box Office or website www.petersfieldmusicalfestival.org.uk,

Mon 19th Mar 18
10.30 am - 12 noonThe Hunter Centre, Marjorie Gray Hall, Grayswood Road, Haslemere, GU27 2BW£4.00

Melody Memories - for People with Memory Problems

You can be sure of a warm welcome and lots of laughter as well as stimulating fun and singing. If you need any further information, please call Camilla on 07596 107 010.
Tue 20th Mar 18
Sat 24th Mar 18
7.30 pm + matinee on Saturday 24thHaslemere Hall, Bridge Road, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2AS

Haslemere Players present: The Full Monty!

This is the original American musical show, prior to the 1998 British film and The Players will be supporting local charity, The Prostate Project, with this production. This charismatic and endearing show follows the lives of six unemployed mill workers low on cash and prospects who, having seen their wives and girlfriends get seriously over-excited by an energetic performance of the infamous Chippendales, decide to present their own strip show at a local working men’s club. Their leader, Jerry, declares publicly that their show will be even better than the professional Chippendales, because they are prepared to go “The Full Monty” and strip naked on stage in front of a live audience. This show is going to be a blast. Are you ready, Haslemere! Tickets from www.haslemere hall.co.uk
Tue 20th Mar 18
2.30pmHaslemere Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2LAMembers Free | Non Members £3

Tea and Talk at the Museum: Palaeontology

Looking for something different to do? Then why not go along and enjoy the Museum's informal talks for adults with tea and biscuits. Join Palaeontologist Dr Andy Swan and discover more about the Museum's extraordinary fossil collection. Memberships are available and include exclusive Members’ only events, generous discounts on talks and lectures, 10% discount on all purchases in the shop, and much more. To find out more, visit www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk
Thu 22nd Mar 18
DaytimeSussex Coastal Art Trail

Three Counties Assn of NT Members & Volunteers: Outing

For members of the Three Counties Association of National Trust members, volunteers and their guests. Contacts: nt3counties@yahoo.co.uk, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/three-counties-association
Sat 24th Mar 18
8.00 pmAll Saints Church, Grayswood (supper at the Wheatsheaf)£15.00 or £27.00 including 2-course supper

The Millennium Eagle Jazz Band

A lively evening of traditional jazz. Tickets from lamb@haslemere.com 01428-643 798..
Organised by the Friends of All Saints Grayswood.
Sat 24th Mar 18
7.30 pmGrayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6TZAdults £12.00, under 16s £6.00

Grayshott folk Club present: Harp & a Monkey

These folk experimentalists sing songs about cuckolded mole catchers, a lone English oak tree that grows at Gallipoli, care in the community and medieval pilgrims ... This harp ‘n’ banjo driven electro-folk-storytelling trio is imbued with a deep Lancashire sensibility that shines through in their beautifully crafted and sometimes spooky vignettes of northern life, love and remembrance. Friends for decades, Martin Purdy, Simon Jones and Andy Smith enjoy a fantastic rapport with their audiences and are proud to have never played anywhere and not been invited back. A firm favourite of Mike Harding, who gave them their first BBC airplay, the band has since appeared in-session on the ‘Beeb’ with Mark Radcliffe and Clare Balding. Plus Jim Cozens- now living in Grayshott - singer/songwriter guitarist Jim has a varied and fascinating back story and is playing more gigs than ever. Tickets from: Grayshott Post Office, Grayshott Wine Centre and Haslemere Bookshop or call Des O'Byrne on 01428-607 096.

Wed 28th Mar 18
MorningWey & Arun Canal and around

Three Counties Assn of NT Members & Volunteers: Walk & Pub lunch

For members of the Three Counties Association of National Trust members, volunteers and their guests. Contacts: nt3counties@yahoo.co.uk, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/three-counties-association
Wed 28th Mar 18
1.30 for 1.45pmHaslemere Hall, Bridge Road, Haslemere GU27 2AS£6 for Visitors

Haslemere Flower Club Meeting

Jennifer Thompson demonstrates "A Floral Workout". Enjoy a relaxing afternoon watching demonstrations and learning how to arrange flowers to delight your family and friends with tea/coffee and biscuits to follow. Haslemere Flower Club is affiliated to the Surrey Area of NAFAS. We hold occasional workshops
for all abilities, especially beginners.

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