Emsworth E-News September


Saturday is the first day of EMSWORTH BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT now in Emsworth’s calendar.


Saturday 17th September


·         Emsworth Market Day with Hampshire farmers Market. For the first time St.Peter’s Square will host this monthly market, bringing regional producers to the very heart of Emsworth. There is a fantastic range of seasonal produce from Hampshire Game though to Hayling island Honey.

·         Montezuma’s Chocolate will be there offering samples of their fabulous chocolate.

·         Meet the Emsworth Schools ‘Scarecrows’ – made by local schools to help celebrate the harvest – they will be unveiled in the Square and rumour has it some maybe be in fancy dress!

·         Local Shops and business will be offering a range of special offers – look for the Yellow Balloons and pick up a leaflet on the day.

·         Grab an Emsworth British Food Fortnight canvas bag and find a little surprise from Montezuma’s inside

·         Emsworth Brewery Open Day – 12noon – 7pm – Visit this micro brewery in the heart of Emsworth and sample some ales.

·         Eames Farm Open Day -11AM – 3PM – visit an organic Beef Farm, close to Emsworth and enjoy lots fun activities. Organised by Chichester Harbour Conservancy.

·         Tower Cookware Demonstration – 10am – 4pm. Emsworth Home Hardware.

·         Special Menus and regional dishes in many of the restaurants, pubs and cafes – including the famous Emsworth Beef, Oyster and Ale Pie. See recipe sheet.

·         The start of our collection to help build the Emsworth Food Mountain to be donated to the Beacon Food Bank at  our open air Harvest Festival on the last day of the Fortnight.


Sunday 18th September


·         Emsworth Apple Day – 11am – 2pm – St.Peter’s Square – see separate press release.


There are just over 75 events and activities planned over this year’s Emsworth British Food Fortnight – including the Emsworth Wine Fair, Seafood Community Lunch, Beer Festival and the A Thought for Food Market.


Over the coming two weeks over of 75 food related activities that both residents and visitors can take part in.  A full listing  can be found in the program available in local shops, pubs and restaurants or download HERE


And there is much more going on over the next few weeks..........




Saturday 24th September EMSWORTH COMMUNITY CYCLE CLUB Meet at I 0:30am in Tesco Car Park. Rides will then be bi-weekly from this time and location. We are a road cycling club created for social rides around Emsworth and the surrounding areas. Our rides are usually 20 to 30 miles at a pace of 14mph to I 8mph — approximately 2 hours. The sessions are open to anyone keen to do road cycling, and we don't leave anyone behind. For more information: contact Lewis Sparshatt lewy1978@yahoo.com


Friday 30th September to Sunday 2nd October Ernsworth's First British Beer and Cider Festival Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path.  Details HERE


Thursday 6th October Interested in Railways? - Real or Models  6.30 to 9pm - in St John's Centre At Rob's Railway Evening you will see some videos of real railways in action. There will be model railways control, plus a demonstration of model railway control and other items of interest. Enjoy a fish and Chip Supper £6, and Coffee Connect will serve their delicious selection of coffees and teas. To book email Rob: robertdavicipage@gmaii.com or ring St. John's Church Office weekday mornings: 01243 375576



Sunday 2nd October Southbourne Jumble Trail Join the Jumble Trail community. Find hidden treasures in your neighbourhood recycle your clutter, sell things you make Bric-a-Brac, Children’s Items, Clothes, Homemade Goods, DIY + Tools etc. More information HERE


Monday 10th October HAVANT ROTARY  “GET TO KNOW YOU” EVENT  The Havant Rotary Club is inviting people living or working in the club’s catchment area of Havant, Emsworth, Rowlands Castle and Hayling Island to an informal “get to know you” event with wine and canapés refreshments.  Those attending will hear more about Rotary membership and see if this could be for them. The venue is The Bear Hotel, Havant  at 5 to 6 pm. For more information and an invitation please contact Trevor Nightingale   Email: tnightingale@btinternet.com   or Tel: 01243 574244



Monday 10th October The 33 at 3.30pm and 7.30pm True Story (Tam Rated 12A) 2hr 7rnins Tickets £5.00 per person (inc. refreshments) from the Community Centre Office Mon-Fri 10.00am to I 2noon or from Loretta's Newsmag in the High Street. Doors open half an hour before the film shows.



 Saturday 15th October Annual Parish Auction Help is still required. If you can help in any wa please get in touch. Remember, This is our major fundraising event for this parish. For more information please contact Hilary and Michael Bolt on: Phone: 01243 376403 or Email: roorn101.ernsworth@virginmedia.corn  Donation forms will be available soon. No fees and 100% goes into parish funds.



Friday 14th October LIVE MUSIC featuring Alexis Twine & Graham Anthony Bosham Village Hall at 7.00pm View the poster HERE



Saturday 15th October THE BIG SLEEP OUT Helping homeless people. Swap your bed for a cardboard shelter and help to bring hope. Get sponsored to sleep out at Chichester Cathedral and help Stonepillow;  REGISTER NOW www.stonepilloweorgeuk or call 01243 537934


Sunday 16th October Autumn Wood Fair Hollybank Woods, Woodland Crafts, demonstrations and coppice volunteer day. 10am to 2pm Meet at the top of Hollybank Lane. Further details from john Bond 01243 376302


Saturday 18th October Emsworth Hampshire Farmers' Market 11.00am - 12.00pm in South Street Car Park


Monday 24 October  Our Kind of Traitor Thriller (Film Rated 15) I hr 48 minutes at 3.30pm and 7130pm Tickets £5.00 per person (inc. refreshments) from the Community Centre Office Mon-Fri 10.00am to I 2noon or from Loretta's Newsmag in the High Street. Doors open half an hour before the film shows.

 Saturday 29th October Craft Fair at  Emsworth Community Centre 10.00am  - 2.00pm  a chance to see and buy crafts made by talented local people. Also accessories such as wool, ribbons and more for your own craft making. Ccontact: E. oldcraftycouple@yahoo.co.uk T. 07763097434  





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