Herald - Issue 458

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Est., Hythe 023 8084 0163 WATERSIDE HERITAGE OPEN DAYS A er a mammoth tidy-up taking more than a year (and they are not nished yet), Waterside Heritage is pleased to announce Open Days on 22nd and 23rd June from 10am to 4pm. ey intend to have displays re ecting on aspects of the history of the three parishes – Fawley, Hythe and Dibden and Marchwood. In addition, there will be the opportunity to buy from their collection of books not relevant to the Waterside – at prices ranging from 10p upwards. No sensible o er will be refused! Tea and co ee, biscuits and cake will be available at no cost (although donations would never be refused). You will have the chance to look into the history of your own family or house and see the work that their volunteers have done and are doing to preserve the archive. At the same time, they shall be open to suggestions about how they can improve what they do and how they do it. At present, they are trying to be open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10am until 12noon but this depends very much on the availability of volunteers. Waterside Heritage has been very lucky in attracting volunteers so far and they have done a wonderful job, but there is always more to do. In addition they are in need of new members. Membership costs £12 a year; members receive 4 newsletters each year and will have access to the online archive once the website goes live. Waterside Arts Support ‘Waterside Arts and Craft Zoomers’ Exhibition Waterside Arts are facilitating ‘Art in the Park’ taking place on Saturday 15th June, 10am-4pm at e Hub, Lloyds Recreation Ground in Marchwood. e exhibition will showcase art and cra work done by the ‘Waterside Arts and Cra s Zoomers’. e group is an o shoot of a WI group who used to meet in person before the Pandemic but during the Pandemic took to meeting each week via zoom to chat, drink co ee and share their artistic progress. It worked so well that they have continued in this format to this day. e show is free and the group will be there to chat to about the arts and cra s on show or to nd out how to join. Summer Exhibition from Cowprint Artists Group Cowprint Artists Group are delighted to deliver their 2024 Summer Exhibition Making an Impression’ at Exbury Gardens in the Five Arrows Gallery, from 15th June to 14th July. 22 members all accomplished intaglio and relief printmakers, showcasing a diverse range of talent. Comprising both emerging and awardwinning members, the group showcases a rich tapestry of styles, techniques, and subject matters. Meet the artist opportunities and demonstrations throughout the exhibition. Free with gardens admission or Friends of Exbury membership. Aylsa and Mandy, Cowprint Members, will also be running beginners Lino Printing workshop on 29th June if you are inspired to have a go yourself. (Pre-booking essential). See Exbury’s website for more details. Upcoming Events at Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway In collaboration with the Friends of e New Forest Air elds, a children’s art exhibition to coincide with the 80th anniversary of D-Day in June. Exbury House was requisitioned by the Admiralty, commissioned as ‘stone frigate’ HMS Mastodon and used for D-Day planning. Also in June will be the 300th anniversary of landscape designer William Gilpin’s birth. A proponent of the Picturesque style, he promoted the idea that ‘nature knew best’ and encouraged Exbury’s owner at the time, William Mitford, to open up a view from Exbury House to the Isle of Wight, install a ha-ha and create the Glade, all of which still remain today. Dads can also get half price entrance to the Gardens on Father’s Day 16th June, plus there will be a Model Railway exhibition in the Engine Shed 15th-16th June and an Austin Counties Car show 16th June. ese are all free with garden admission. July – For Dragon y Week, experts Ruary Mackenzie Dodds and Kari de Koenigswarter will be leading walks and talks on these fascinating insects centred around Exbury’s Dragon y Pond, a British Dragon y Society hotspot. August/September - seasonal spotlight on hydrangeas with guided tours by Exbury’s garden team, and over the summer holidays there will be Garden Games for younger visitors throughout the grounds. Find out more at: www.exbury.co.uk OPPOSITE ENDS Opposite Ends Art Exhibition takes place at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, near Romsey from 19th to 27th June, 10am to 5pm daily (exhibition closes 3pm on the last day). Exciting new work by Jo Elswood (abstracts, mixed media, textiles) and Christina Hart-Davies (botanical watercolours, illustrations, drawings), celebrating the natural world from opposite ends of the artistic spectrum.