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Pub car park - parking changes

ImageOngoing parking problems within the village have resulted in additional measures being introduced to the Greyfriar's pub car park - by the introduction of wheel clamping

Peter Whitehead, publican at the Greyfriar explains the reasons for this change.

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BBC gardener of the year

ImageFarringdon residents Lorraine Mills and David Williams had their 15 minutes of fame when they took part in the BBC Gardener of the Year 2006 competition.

Lorraine entered the competition last summer and after a barrage of horticultural questions and a visit from the BBC found herself in the final.

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Chawton Open Gardens 9th & 10th June 2007

 A unique opportunity to visit a wide variety of gardens in this historic village, including the newly restored gardens of Chawton House, once the home of Jane Austen’s brother, and the Jane Austen’s House Garden. In addition up to fifteen other charming and varied village gardens, large and small. 

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June, from 1pm - 5.30pm 

Tickets may be purchased on the day at the village hall - £5 Adults  - Accompanied Children Free
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Pemberley Place

See the full picture in the galleryLove it or loathe it, the former Darcy House site's re-development is starting to take shape. The developer Banner Homes have provided some artists impressions and information of the forthcoming houses on the site being marketed as Pemberley Place, a name clearly designed to relate to the heritage of our village.

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New Historic Pictures

ImageA number of historic pictures have been provided which date back to 1866, making them the oldest ones we have to date.
The pictuers have been published in the picture gallery.

A special thanks to David and Pene Whitaker for releasing these pictures to us.

Do you have any other historic pictures that you would be willing to share - if so, please contact us and we'll do the rest.

 
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Upcoming Events

  • Chawton WI - The art of being perfect
    October 11, 2017 (19:30 - 21:30)

    Chawton's WI are holding the "The Art of Being Perfect", a talk by Trisha Lewis on perfecting ourselves!

    Please note this is a group meeting so members from other local WIs will be in attendance.

    Event being held at Chawton Village Hall

  • Chawton WI - Christmas and other problems
    November 08, 2017 (19:30 - 21:30)

    Chawton's WI are holding "Christmas and Other Problems", a funny talk by Judy Theobald to get us in the Christmas Spirit!

    Event held at Chawton Village Hall.

  • Chawton WI Carol Service
    December 09, 2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

    Chawton WI are hosting a carol service in Chawton Church, ALL WELCOME!!

    Men, families, friends, everyone!  Refreshments will be provided.

    More details to follow.

  • Chawton WI - Christmas event
    December 13, 2017 (19:30 - 21:30)

    Our Christmas event, details to follow.

  • Jane Austen's Birthday
    December 16, 2017 (10:30 - 11:30)

    Free entry day for all to celebrate Jane Austen's Birthday. Join us for a mince pie and a sing song of Christmas Carols around the piano.

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