A charity that stands up for the Hampshire countryside has organised a range of rural-inspired social and educational events this summer and autumn. CPRE Hampshire (the Campaign to Protect Rural England) events are open to all and include:
- Neighbourhood Planning Conference, Sparsholt College, near Winchester - 5 October; looking at the best planning options for local communities
- Autumn supper and talk, Preston Candover Village Hall, near Basingstoke – 20 October; Guest speaker Rosamund Wallinger will talk about the evolution of gardens in this country and about Gertrude Jekyll in particular
- Quiz nights to support Green Belt for South Hampshire campaign and the work of CPRE Hampshire, Itchen Abbas and Avington Village Hall, near Winchester – 27 October and East Meon Village Hall - 17 November.
CPRE Hampshire’s road-show programme is visiting Hampshire Farmers’ Markets around the county. Enter the free prize draw to be in with a chance to win a hamper. Coming up at Romsey - 3 September.
Winners from the entries for the charity’s Countryside Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony in September.
Visit www.cprehampshire.org.uk for further event information and booking details. CPRE Hampshire also give talks to town and parish councils and amenity organisations. Please see the website or call 01962 841897 to find out more.