Damerham Community Website
Damerham Community Website

LATEST NEWS

 

Please see the latest information from the Safer New Forest Partnership HERE

 

New Information items added 15/03/2017

 

Litter Pick

25th/26th March

 

New wireless broadband service available for properties to the North of Damerham - See 'The Internet and Broadband' section of Amenities for more details.

 

 

Parish Pump

Coming Soon

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EVENTS DIARY

​​– APRIL 2017

 

Saturday 8th Spring Show 2.00-4.00pm

Village Hall

 

Saturday 15th Duck Race 12.30pm

Village Hall

 

Monday 17th Car Boot Sale 10.00am

Sports field

 

Saturday 22nd St Georges celebration 7.00pm

Village Hall

 

Sunday 30th Great Little Plant Sale 2.00pm

Village Hall

 

Damerham Welcome Pack

Leisure



Allotments In Damerham

 

There are some allotments in Damerham, availability will vary from time to time.

 

 

Damerham and District Horticultural Society

 

 

The Society's membership is drawn primarily from Damerham, Rockbourne, Whitsbury, Sandleheath and Martin although anyone is welcome. 

 

We have about 200 members, most of whom have a general interest in gardens and gardening; some have wide experience and knowledge of plants and gardening whilst others are beginners looking to learn or simply enjoy the company.

 

We hold monthly events including talks, practical workshops, shows, visits, a plant sale and a summer party usually held in a member's garden.  These are listed in our membership card with details on our website and in the quarterly newsletter.

 

Within the society there are some members who are happy to provide individual, informal advice on specific or general gardening topics.

 

Annual Membership costs £5.00 per person or £8.00 per couple.

 

Members are entitled to free entry to shows, up to 50% discount off Suttons Seeds, plus free entry to most of the society's events. Admission to talks cost £3.00 per person for non members.

 

If you are interested in joining please go to their website www.ddhs.co.uk or a membership application form is available from the membership secretary, Carolyn Andrews at Old Channel Hill Farmhouse, Damerham, Fordingbridge, SP6 3HA.

 

 

 

Damerham Flower Group

 

Damerham Flower Group are a lively and friendly bunch who meet in Damerham Village Hall on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome, and no previous experience is necessary.

Our yearly programme consist of flower demonstrations, workshops and talks. Some members are actively involved with arranging flowers for weddings, parties and church festivals.

 

We are also involved with all NAFAS activities, visits and workshops both in the U.K. and abroad.

 

 

 

Damerham Village Fair

 

We organise and operate the Damerham Fair which is held on the last Saturday in July each year in conjunction with the Damerham and District Horticultural Society Summer Show.

 

In the evening a dinner and dance is held in the marquee and a clay pigeon shoot is held on the Sunday.

 

 www.damerhamfair.co.uk

 

 

Damerham Village Hall

 

The Village Hall can be hired for community use, and for use by organisations/people outside the community.

 

It has its own website at:

 

www.damerham.org

 

Pubs and Pub Food

 

The Compasses Inn is located in Bridge Street in Damerham. It has a restaurant offering superb food and it also has accommodation available. The Compasses can be found here.

Telephone: 01725 518231

 

 

Tea And Chat

 

Damerham “Tea and Chat” was started in 1997 because we felt that there were a number of fairly house-bound people in the village who found it difficult to get out and about, or even to meet up with their friends from the other end of the village.

 

We arrange social meetings, activities and outings for the less mobile and their friends.

 

We meet on the first Wednesday of the month, at 2:15 p.m. in the Village Hall (except our Christmas Lunch is usually earlier). We have interesting people to chat to us, or we just chat – and always a “cuppa”, of course!

 


 

Coffee Pot 

 

Started in October 2011, to provide a meeting place for Village people, with refreshments at ‘not for profit’ rates.  Increasingly, visitors from outside the village are being welcomed.  Although we operate as ‘not for profit’ we do make a small profit each week, so each month, we draw the name of one of our volunteers out of the a hat, and this person nominates charity for a donation.

 

Everyone is welcome, just by coming this adds something to the village.  We meet on Wednesday mornings between 10.30 am and midday. 

 

Do come along and see us

 

 

 

Walks In Damerham

 

There is a wonderful network of footpaths and bridleways in Damerham.

 

We have a Footpaths Officer who keeps a copy of the Hampshire County Council’s definitive map of the footpaths and bridleways in the parish. If anybody has a query about where a particular right of way goes then the Footpaths Officer is able to help by advising on the correct route. If you find a difficulty or obstruction on a footpath then the Footpath Officer will contact the land owner or the County Council’s countryside service and ask for the obstruction to be removed.

 

If you would like to take part in an organised walk then the Footpaths Officer can put you in touch with the Ringwood and Fordingbridge Footpath Society.

 

If you would like to help maintain rights of way in the parish then the Footpaths Officer will be delighted to hear from you.

 

The Footpaths Officer has prepared some village walks, click on the links for details.

 

 

 



 

 

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