Random photos of parish life.

Mens Breakfast September 2017


The September Men's Breakfast was held at the Turfcutters Arms, in East Boldre


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 Breakfast gives way to listening to the guest speaker.....

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Peter Bruce explains the implications of being a para athlete...  and the diners pose for a last photograph!!                             


Beaulieu Play Area

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The Play Area in the Abbey Church; prior to demolition by the young ones!!

Songs of Praise in the Abbey Ruins

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Waiting for the service to begin

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Looking over the shoulder of the Organist, Andrew, towards choir and Beaulieu Band


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Hugh 'the Ancient!!' Ashley calling on the Male Voices (called Alf!!) to sing.  Other cards at his feet!

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Enjoying Cistercian hospitality in the Cloisters!

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After the efforts of singing, a welcome break



Benefice BBQ 2017

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 Diners wait in anticipation!

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 Father Michael receives sausages from Chris Morley; Margaret Jackson looks on....

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Dave Hoy serves Gray with marinated chicken; the chicken was perhaps the star of the BBQ cooking!


Beaulieu Village Fete 2017

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Crowds stream in through the main gate into the Fete, held in Palace House grounds

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Stalwarts of the Beaulieu Horticultural Society take a break before the crowds arrive!

Mike Dawkins selling plants

Mike Dawkins seals another sale at the Plant Stall

Morris Men

The ever popular Morris Men come to the end of another energetic dance; greatly appreciated by all!