Social Events 2017-18

Tickets for all Social Events from Clive Sutton Solicitors, 3 The Old Printworks, 85b High St, Lymington SO41 9AN or on the door


MARCH 22nd 2018 – AGM
Beaulieu and the SOE

We are very pleased to welcome our guest speaker Nick Saunders, a local historian, who will talk on the Special Operations Executive in WW2 and the training of secret agents at Beaulieu. The talk will give an overview of SOE, how it was formed and its role in WW2. It will review the training that took place on the Beaulieu estate and look at a few of the characters and people involved.

Nick’s talk will follow the business part of the meeting, and the members’ update of our work during the year.

Lymington Community Centre, McClelland Room

6.30pm for 7pm

Tuesday May 1st 2018 – National Heritage Collection of Shell Posters

We welcome Nicky Balfour Penney of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, who will talk to members about their iconic Collection of Shell posters.

This collection includes over 7,000 printed posters and 1,000 original art works reflecting the charm and character of a nostalgic age of motoring

Lymington Community Centre Fuller Room 6pm Tickets £5

May 16th – Visit to the Solar Farm Lower Pennington Lane

As a follow up to Anthony Woolhouse’s talk in November, we will be visiting the Solar Farm in Lower Pennington Lane.

Parking is limited, so booking is essential. Access from A337 from Lymington. At the roundabout just after the White Hart turn left into Ridgeway Lane and immediately right into Lower Pennington Lane. Follow the lane for a mile until you pass Black Salt Farm on the right, the gate into Iley Lane is the next gateway on your right. Park beyond the solar farm entrance, in the compound opposite, or in the layby on the left just after you turn into Iley Lane. (Grid ref: SZ 315933)

June 15th 2018 – Annual Garden Party Chawton House Gardens The High Street

This year the Lymington Society is very grateful to Chawton House Surgery partners for allowing us to use their delightful gardens. Members will be free to explore the picturesque garden and catering will be provided with prosecco, red and white wine, soft drinks and the usual delicious party snacks.

Chawton House Surgery, St Thomas’ St.
6:30 pm Tickets £7.50 to include refreshments

Advance Notice
Visit to Marlings Vineyard

The Marlings Vineyard takes its name from the centuries-old practice of marling where marl was dug from pits and spread onto farm land to improve soil fertility. Marl is earth containing lime, and naturally occurs in the New Forest.

We are organising a visit to this very local vineyard in Sway, which produces a pink sparkling wine. This is likely to take place in July/ August and we will let members know nearer the time once a firm date has been agreed.

Past Social Events in 2016/2017

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