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Beenham Village Events

Beenham Village Events (BVE) is a community organisation constituted under the auspices of Beenham Parish Council for the purpose of organising social and fundraising events for the benefit of residents of the parish of Beenham. The group has helped to organise many popular Summer Festivals and village Christmas Tree celebrations.

picture of VE Day flagVE Day Stay at Home Party Our Stay at Home parties on VE Day were well supported. The village looked really festive with red white and blue decorations. There are some great photos here, thanks to the people who sent them.

picture of Bill & Ben scarecrowScarecrow Festival There were some great scarecrows around the village, from Gangsta Granny to Dr Who, with Mr McGregor and Peter Rabbit and lots of others. Here are some photos of the entries, with first prize going to the David Attenborough scarecrow. Many congratulations to the winners and to everyone who took part. Thank you to Lesley McEwen and the Poole family for the photos. The results are here

Beenham in bloom winnerThe Six Bells Beenham in Bloom 2020 The results of the competition of front garden tubs and baskets have now been announced and Beenham's front gardens were certainly blooming beautifully. The winners are:

1st - Christy Glanfield of 55 Stoneyfield winning the cup

2nd - Arlene and Maurice Dalton of 29 Back Lane

3rd - Carlene and Ed Rogers of 24 Stoneyfield

Congratulations to the winners for their beautiful front gardens and baskets and many thanks to everyone who took part in the competition and for giving such pleasure to everyone on walks around our village. The cup and prizes will be presented to the winners shortly.

There is a gallery of images here

Coming out of Social Isolation Party on the Rec on 31 August, now sadly cancelled due to Covid 19.

Supporting your BVE

BVE has a committee and enlists the support of other people, either to join the committee or to provide assistance in running events. For further information please contact please contact Pat Owen via e-mail patowen0@hotmail.com or by phone 0118 961 5860 or 07947 478840

Regular activities in the Village (subject to Covid 19 regulations)

Beenham's Afternoon Tea Party is held on the last Tuesday of each month and is popular with all age groups within the village.  Come along to Beenham Club, Picklepythe Lane from 2 to 4pm for a chat, a cup of tea and a delicious slice of cake.  If you need a lift then phone Pat on 0118 961 5860 or 07947 478840 and something will be arranged.

Since April we have become cake fairies delivering our cakes to people around the village on the last Tuesday of the month.

Greener Beenham

We all know how important the wider environment is to our health and well-being. Beenham residents are supporting a number of initiatives:

Take those difficult to recycle items along to the monthly market in the Victory Hall

Buy your eggs from local egg producers at the Victory Hall on Saturday mornings 10am to 1pm

Support the idea of planting fruit trees and wild flowers in village open spaces

Beenham 2020

Beenham had a calendar of events planned to celebrate the centenary of the Victory Hall, Club and local WI. The outbreak of Covid-19 has sadly resulted in many of these being cancelled. So, we are aiming to celebrate Beenham 2021 in a grand style – Covid 19 permitting of course!
Please continue to support any of these community activities still running - we are grateful to the villagers who are putting in a lot of effort to organise them.

VE Day celebration

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