The handsome sum of over £400 was raised over the course of the weekend. The weather was sizzling and the refreshments were most welcome. Grateful thanks to the team of volunteers who made cakes and served the teas. You can read the full report here
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Grateful thanks to Sue Webber of the Butser Ancient Farm Education Team who led the walk. Congratulations to the seventeen brave (and fool-hardy) walkers who achieved the 5-mile walk in the most appalling torrential rain – you all deserve a medal!
Saturday 30th June The summer weather was perfect for the pre-concert picnics and the audience was well fed and watered before taking their seats for what proved to be a really beautiful concert from the highly talented and accomplished Salieri String Quartet. The programme included items that ‘sounds familiar’ like the Bach Brandenburg or a […]
Audience Lifted by Stunning Evening of Jazz There was a full house for the Jazz evening in May when ‘Katie’s Crooked Swing Band’ gave a sparkling performance of Jazz from the 1930’s and 1940’s. The quality of the musicianship was much in evidence from saxophone, double bass, drums, keyboard and vocals, with the evening proving […]
An evening of Story, Poetry and Music The South Downs Poetry Festival made a welcome return to St Hubert’s for a lovely evening performance with much artistic talent in evidence. The evening was co-ordinated by Barry Smith who also read some of his own poetry. Contributions of poetry were also given by South Downs poets, […]
It was a hot Bank Holiday Monday when the 14 walkers set off for a 3-hour guided walk led by two local farmers. Our guides were on hand to pass on their considerable knowledge of the farming practices in the Idsworth valley from ancient times through to the present day. Swifts and swallows glided overhead, […]
70 attend the first event of 2018 season led by the Hampshire Astronomical Society Although the torrential rain, thunder and lightning prevented any outdoor star gazing, the weather did not dampen the spirits. Graham Bryant of the Hampshire Astronomical Society gave an a highly informative illustrated talk to the packed church and, after a welcome […]
A large and appreciative audience enjoyed ‘An Evening of Virtuoso Classics’ performed by Mark Jennings, Head of Strings at Christ’s Hospital School, on Saturday 14th October. Those climbing up the hill to St Hubert’s through the October evening mist were delighted to find a warm welcome and the church bathed in candlelight – a lovely […]
An estimated 800 visitors made the journey up the hill to ‘the little church in the field’ over the course of the 16th and 17th September weekend, 2017. The exhibition entitled, ‘St Hubert’s Idsworth: An Exhibition Inspired by its Heritage and The South Downs Landscape’ was co-ordinated by local professional artist, Deborah Richards. Under her […]
Some photos of the Art Exhibition.