Newsletter 15th July 2018

THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE    NEWSLETTER     15th July 2018   No. 1799

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Telephone the office on 01590 612242

Please note: Monday is Father John's rest day.

Urgent enquiries on this day should be directed to the Benefice Office 01590 612242, where a message may be left.

Abbey Hymns for today:   496       445      585        609

The Gloria – The Choir have been singing a setting composed by Andrew Elliott


Dates for your diaries:

Sat 4th August 12noon onwards, Exbury Fete & Flower Show, at Exbury Club & Grounds.


Wed 8th August, 1 – 1.45pm, Abbey Church, Organ Recital by Martin Penrose, Organist from St Thomas’, Lymington. Retiring collection to Abbey Church Funds.


Sunday 12th August, 6.30pm, in the Abbey Church led by Hugh Ashley, followed by tea and cake.


Sunday 15th July 

8.00am               Buckler’s Hard            HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am               Abbey Church             SUNG COMMUNION

11.15am        St Paul’s, East Boldre      HOLY COMMUNION

Monday 16th July

10.00 – 12noon      Benefice Office

Tuesday 17th July

10.00 – 12noon      Benefice Office

Wednesday 18th July

10.30am             Abbey Church             HOLY COMMUNION

 Thursday 19th July

10.00 – 12noon    Benefice Office

Saturday 21st July

1.30 – 4.30pm Palace House Grounds  Beaulieu Village Fete

Sunday 22nd July

8.00am               Buckler’s Hard            HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am               Abbey Church      SUNG COMMUNION BCP

11.15am      St Katharine’s, Exbury       HOLY COMMUNION

5.00-8.00pm       Palace Lawn                          Benefice BBQ

** NB: Incense will be at the 9.30am service in the Abbey Church on 2nd Sundays of the month.

 HELP    the Exbury Fete is nearly upon us Sat 4th August and unfortunately our stalwarts are not able to attend this year. If you are willing and able to help please speak to me or contact Brian Hernaman 02380 897528                             FJ                               

MEN’S BREAKFAST   1st September & 3rd November

8.30am to 9.30am at the Turfcutter’s Arms.


If you would appreciate a visit, or Holy Communion, please let Fr John or Jane Barnicoat have a name, address and telephone number so we can arrange it.                               FJ

Group Co-ordinators

Visiting Group update meeting to be held on Friday 10th August, 10am in the Gallery Chapel.

FOODBANK  Grateful thanks to those who have so far donated items for the Foodbank. Items for collection is ongoing and any donations at anytime is most welcome. For details of the kind of items to donate, please speak to Ann Moore and/or Gillian Field.

Beaulieu Village Fete 21 July 2018

Help as ever is needed!  Please save old jewellery, good condition books & puzzles, bottles for the bottle stall, good bric-a-brac, hats, handbags & clean toys.  Some help still wanted for stallholders.

Bottle Stall: David and Gloria Knight 01590 677736

Books: Richard Blyth 01590 611249

Bric a Brac: Annie Melhuish 02381 788034

Handbags: Denise Lyle 02380 893472

Toys: Ruth Crouch 02380 844253

Hats & Jewellery: Paula Norris 01590 626209

Cakes: Jo C-H, C/O Sally Brearley 01590 612287 (particularly small, individual cakes and tray bakes)

Other jobs requiring volunteers:

* Wednesday pm; help to load trailer in Bucklers Hard.

* Friday 9.00 am & Saturday around 16.15. Erect & dismantle Fete gazebos, chairs, tables, etc.

* Saturday morning; helping stallholders get ready

* Friday (9.00); to set out bunting around the site

* Help with Stalls; people both to collect, and to sell.

* Car Park stewarding Saturday morning and afternoon.

* Security. Control access to the site Saturday am & pm

If you can offer help of any kind contact Peter Melhuish at 02381788034 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  


THE BENEFICE BBQ will be held, in the delightful grounds of Palace House by kind permission of Lord and Lady Montagu, Sunday July 22nd 5.30-8.00pm. Shelter will be provided in the large Beaulieu marquee. Menu: welcome drink, chicken, sausage, dauphinoise potatoes, salads, strawberries, cream, meringues, shortbread, cheese & biscuits. Wine and soft drinks on sale Tickets £13 from  

Margaret Marshall 02380 892469                                     

New Forest Show Church Tent

Volunteers needed to help with hospitality in the Church Tent on all 3 days of the show. Interested? See details in our Parish News or call Rev. Barry Kent, on 01425 611348 or 07999 504388.                                                                                    JH 

Diocesan Choirs Festival at Winchester Cathedral on Saturday 29th September - Choir rehearsal 1.45pm, Tea & cake 4pm, Service 5.30 - 6.30pm.     

From the visitor’s book 

“Beautiful and peaceful”, “What a peaceful oasis!”, “So peaceful and very moving”  - visitors from Derbyshire.

Please remember in your prayers: Veronica & David House, Ruth Willrich, Ann & Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Denise Abell-Parker, Chris Hutchins, Philip Cooper, Dorothy Alston, Charlotte Hammond, John Walker, Valerie Wright, Leonard Taylor, Joyce Creamer, Mary Christian, David Knight,   Beverly Hose, Tom M, Sydney & Margaret Jackson,      Stephen McManus. Please help us to keep this up to date. We respect the circumstances of the above named and leave it to them to disclose any personal details.                 FJ

 We pray for those who have died:

Brenda Biddle,  Freda White