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U3A: All About Roses

Wednesday 21st June 2017 at 2.30 pm Goudhurst Parish Hall, Goudhurst. ALL ABOUT ROSES by Jacqueline Aviolet Jacqueline has run her own nursery for over 20 years. She grows asters, hardy geraniums, herbs and plants with people’s names, terms of endearment and cheeky asides. Her style is informative and light-hearted, she likes to encourage all […]

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Summer Nostalgia Event

Horsmonden History, Memories & Nostalgia Facebook Group present… SUMMER NOSTALGIA EVENT Horsmonden History, Memories and Nostalgia facebook group is pleased to announce a SUMMER NOSTALGIA event to be held at the Horsmonden Social Club on Saturday June 24th – 10:30am to 4.30pm. Meet your old school friends, people you grew up with, reminisce about your […]

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Bulb planting this weekend – please help!

Volunteers needed! The Parish Council have kindly given £100 worth of bulbs for planting around the village. We have opted for mixed daffodils and large croci (crocuses). We decided to plant this initial lot on the four main roads entering the village, around the verges at the 30mph and Horsmonden signs. Hopefully over the years, […]

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Introducing the new Horsmonden Nostalgia Facebook Group

Introduction to the new NOSTALGIA Facebook Group During the summer, John Freeman, whose family history in the village dates back over 80 years, who was also born and bred in Horsmonden, decided to embark on a nostalgia mission. His memories trail took him to almost every part of the village which finished with a series […]

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Horsmonden Poppy Appeal 2016

A message from Judy… On behalf of the Royal British Legion I would like to thank everybody who took part in the Horsmonden Poppy appeal this year. It will be a while before we know the final total for the whole village but I am sure it will well and truly exceed last year’s total. […]

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U3A November 2016 Update

The Plant Hunters Wednesday 16th November 2016 at 2.30 p.m. Goudhurst Parish Hall, Goudhurst. By Dr Mick Lynn The vast majority of our garden plants are introduced from abroad. This is the story of the men (and one woman) who discovered and brought back a wealth of exotic new plants. Travel with Marco Polo, Captain […]

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U3A March to December 2016

Brenchley & Matfield, Curtisden Green, Goudhurst, Horsmonden, Kilndown, Lamberhurst U3A is designed for retired and semi-retired people who wish to make new friends, have fun and learn something new.  There are Monthly Talks, Outings and Interest Groups which meet in small numbers at regular intervals.  To join any of them, to receive booking forms and […]

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U3A December 2015 to April 2016

December to April programme Entering its second year, U3A’s monthly talk is “History in Comic Verse” by Geoff Hutchinson on Wednesday, 16th December, at 2.30 p.m. in Goudhurst Parish Hall. Author and local historian Geoff Hutchinson has a tremendous enthusiasm for local history and the colourful characters associated with it. His personal crusade is to […]

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Chicken Farm Update

The latest about Fridays Ltd Horsmonden farm application This page will provide external links to relevant web pages covering the chicken farm at Horsmonden application. Fridays Ltd withdraws Horsmonden farm application amid Animal Aid welfare allegations The Kent Messenger reports a hugely controversial application to build a 64,000-hen egg farm in a Kent village has […]

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U3A Update

For Brenchley, Curtisden Green, Goudhurst, Horsmonden, Kilndown, Lamberhurst and Matfield U3A meets in Goudhurst but also covers the surrounding parishes with the intention of bringing friendship, knowledge and fun to retired and semi-retired people.  There are monthly talks, various Interest Groups meet informally and Outings are arranged. Next Monthly Talk Wednesday, 16th September, 2.30 p.m. […]

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