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Since Starting this recruitment drive only three volunteers have come forward. If you have some time on your hands, why not become a volunteer driver for the New Forest Voluntary Car Scheme. Read more.

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What’s On in and around East Boldre


The School Fields Playground is open all year and during the summer holidays, refreshments are available some afternoons.

East Boldre Village Hall

School Fields Hall

This column shows what happens each week at East Boldre Village Hall.  At all other times the hall is available for hire if it has not been previously booked.

This column shows what happens each week at the School Field’s Trust Hall.  At all other times the hall is available for hire if it has not been previously booked.



Barre (Exercise and fitness)

Phone Lesley on - 0777 188 1443

Painters Group 10:00 am-1:00 pm (not Bank Holidays)

Weekly cost, £4.00 to include tea/coffee and biscuits.



Parish Council meeting normally monthly at 7:00 p.m. On the second Tuesday of the month.



Zumba and Fitness Pilates

Phone Lesley on - 0777 188 1443



Yoga 6:30 - 7:45 pm

Phone Dawn on 0771 540 6499





Monthly Coffee Morning from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm on the second Saturday of every month.

Music at Beaulieu - Good music from classical to jazz in the wonderfully evocative setting of Beaulieu’s 800 year-old Abbey Church, once the refectory of the Cistercian Abbey of Beaulieu, with its splendid acoustics and in the heart of the New Forest National Park. This is Music at Beaulieu.

Music at Beaulieu Tickets:

  1. By phoning the Box Office 07770 859900
  2. Online at
  3. On the door if the concert is not sold out.

Subscribe to get concert reminders at

Facebook Page for the latest updates

Brockenhurst Music Society in the heart of the New Forest presents six musical concerts per year which feature a range of small chamber groups and soloists.

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Music at Beaulieu

Tickets for all concerts except Glyndebourne can be bought online at It is possible to buy tickets directly from the Ticket Office by calling 07770 859900 and on the day at the door if the concerts are not sold out and subject to availability.

See our website, Facebook page or ring the Box Office for updates. Accompanied children under 16 are free for all concerts except Glyndebourne (subject to availability/capacity).

Tuesday 6 February

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. 2pm East Boldre Village Hall. Afternoon tea and quiz for members.

Saturday 24 February

Music at Beaulieu: Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir. This highly regarded choir has been praised for its imaginative and varied programming. Directed by David Gostick, their concert will include a new arrangement for solo violin and choir of Vaughan Williams’ ‘The Lark Ascending’ for which they will be joined by violinist Kate Turnbull.

Thursday 7 March

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. 7:30 pm Beaulieu Village Hall. A talk by Ray Broughton on “Vegetable and Herb Gardens “.

Saturday 16 March

Music at Beaulieu: Mayflower Ensmble. Cellist Nicola Heinrich, clarinettist Alison Hughes and pianist Samantha Carrasco present a delightful programme of 19th and 20th century music, including works by Clara Schumann and the English composer Phyllis Tate.

Saturday 6 April

Beaulieu Horticultural Society Spring Show. East Boldre Village Hall. Public viewing  2:15 - 3:30 pm

Saturday 6 April

Music at Beaulieu: Chamber Philharmonic Europe. Founded in 2006 in Germany, this superb chamber group draws on talented young musicians from all over Europe and is visiting Beaulieu as part of a UK tour. Their wide-ranging programme will include music by Vivaldi, Bach, Holst and Delius.

Tuesday 23 April

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. 7:30 pm East Boldre Village Hall. A talk by Janette Merilion on “How to improve your garden design“.

Thursday 2 May

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. 2:00 pm Pondhead, near Lyndhurst.  A Bluebell walk.


Saturday 18 May

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. 2:00 - 4:00 pm East Boldre Village Hall Plant sale.


Saturday 25 May

Music at Beaulieu: World of Song. The Lyndhurst based Voices of the Forest join forces with award winning harpist Rosie Gill to present ‘World of Song’, a colourful and joyous programme of music from around the world.

Saturday 25 May-Monday 27 May

New Forest Romany Heritage Exhibition Reflecting 500 Years of History.

East Boldre Village Hall. Entry Free. 10am till 4pm each day.

Saturday 22 June

Music at Beaulieu: Award Concert. This Is an opportunity for the winners and finalists of the Awards Competitions to perform in public.  It is an important occasion and an opportunity to hear the musicians of the future – many past winners have gone on to have professional careers in music.

Saturday 13 July

Music at Beaulieu: King’s Men. World-renowned choral scholars from King’s College, Cambridge in their secular guise return once again to entertain us with wonderful close harmony sounds and a repertoire ranging from the Middle Ages to current chart hits.

Saturday 20 July

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. Beaulieu Village Fete Plant stall.


Saturday 27 July

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. Summer Show at East Boldre Village Hall.

Public viewing 2:15 - 3:30 pm


Saturday 27 July

Music at Beaulieu: Glyndebourne at Beaulieu. Our annual event in collaboration with Wessex Glyndebourne Association featuring operatic arias from four singers and their pianist from Glyndebourne. Tickets £30/£10. Call Box Office to buy tickets.

Saturday 17 August

Music at Beaulieu: Piccadilly Dance Orchestra. Band leader Michael Law returns with his world-famous orchestra to provide an evening of toe tapping and uplifting tunes from the golden age of popular music.

Saturday 7 September

Music at Beaulieu: Grace Francis – Piano. Grace attended the Yehudi Menuhin School before studying at the Royal College of Music where she won the Chappell Gold Medal – the highest award for a pianist. Her programme will feature Brahms’ epic Sonata No. 3 in F minor and music by Liszt and Rachmaninov.

Tuesday 17 September

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. 7:30 pm East Boldre Village Hall. A talk by Gillian Taylor “For the love of Roses”.


Thursday 10 October

Beaulieu Horticultural Society. 7:30pm Beaulieu Village Hall. A talk by Simon Goldsac on “Holme - the making of a new public garden“.

Saturday 26 October

Music at Beaulieu: Virtuoso Violin. Award winning violinist Rose Gosney is the soloist in the Sibelius Violin Concerto, accompanied by the Nova Foresta Classical Players conducted by Paul Ingram, in a programme that also includes Beethoven’s 7th Symphony.

Saturday 7 December

Music at Beaulieu: New Forest Children’s Choir and New Forest Chamber Choir. The multi award winning New Forest Children’s Choir was formed in 2008 by Alison Russell-Hayward. Singing with members of the New Forest Chamber Choir, they will once again be performing a wonderful programme of festive favourites.

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