The next Abbey Social Committee event is on Monday 12th August – a New Forest Archaeological Walk led by Roger Leech around the Ashley Walk Bombing Range.

Meet 9.45am at The Royal Oak, Fritham, SO43 7HJ and walk the Eastern part of the bombing range via the Fritham Gunpowder works and the site of Amberwood Cottage.

The difficulty is moderate, distance is 4.5 miles on mainly gravel paths.

£10 to include a light pub lunch. Pay in the Church Rooms on a Sunda morning during coffee, or make an online banking transfer, or pay by cheque. See posters for full details.