Gallery

Random photos of parish life.

Swallows in the Porch

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High above the entrance to the Church and Hall Porch, evidence of two swallows

 

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A nestling surveys the strange new world!

2019 Benefice BBQ

 

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Welcome drinks of Pimms or Elderflower, dispensed by Anne Coles

 

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Master Chef Dave Hoy, and Sous Chef, Chris Noble

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Eagerly awaiting food!

 

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Members of the Social Committee distribute Strawberry Trifle and Shortbread

 

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Father John, with patient parishioners, wait their turn!!

2019 Beaulieu Village fete

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Chitty chitty Bang Bang at the Beaulieu Fete

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The ever-popular plant stall (plants courtesy of Fairweather Nurseries and Mike Dawkins)

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Pupils from Beaulieu Village Primary School exhibiting their Maypole dancing skills

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Entrants to the Children's Fancy Dress; clearly having fun!!

 

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The South Lawn, thronged with Fete-goers!

 

 

 

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The Beaulieu Band takes a well earned breather  on the South Lawn

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The Uke Box Glory Ukulele Band with audience participation!

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A VERY young ukelele player!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Sunday 2019 pictures

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A representation of HMS Pickle, at rest at Bucklers Hard on the Beaulieu River

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 The Choir at the start of the Sea Sunday service

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A chorister's view of the Sea Sunday service

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The Beaulieu Band in festive mood!

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The congregation also in somewhat light-hearted mood!

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 Canon Andrew Wright talks with another Mission for Seafarers colleague, whilst members of the choir look on

 

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 Simply admiring the view on an idyllic Sunday evening at Bucklers Hard, on the New Forest coastline

 

 

 

The Choir Lunch at St Leonard's 2019

 

 

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The Beaulieu Abbey Choir, with partners, family and guests at St Leonard's Farmhouse, Beaulieu. 

Director of Music Phillip Baxter looks over the urn and flowers, flanked by members of the Choir

 

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Hostess Patricia Mills enjoys the fabulous chicken salmon and salad.  Father John with an empty plate, looks on!!

 

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In the necessary shade of the new gazebos, the Choir and friends enjoy the meal

 

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More contented eaters!

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Just two of Brian's excellent cakes!

 

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 Strawberries, meringues and cream!   Wonderful English summer fare!  Many thanks to all cooks and providers