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Clubs and activities

Bellringing

Practice - Fridays 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Visiting ringers are always welcome. Beginners are encouraged. Contact Janet Richards 01725 519267.

For more information about the bells of All Saints Church, Martin, click here.

Community Association

For more information, see the Community Association website www.martinvillage.org

Damerham and District Horticultural Society

www.ddhs.co.uk

Are you interested in gardens? Or gardening? If you join the Damerham and District Horticultural Society you could enjoy these benefits:

  • free entry to the two annual shows (the Spring Show and the Summer Show)
  • free entry to a range of informal workshops held in members' gardens, covering topics of seasonal interest, ranging from winter jobs in the kitchen garden to the cultivation of sweet peas
  • free newsletter with details of events including garden visits and discounted seed purchases
  • talks by visiting speakers at Damerham village halls, except the January meeting which is held in Martin village hall

Membership costs £5 per person or £8 per couple at the same address. Meetings, with light refreshments, are free to members, £3 to non-members who are very welcome.

How do I join?

Send your cheque (payable to DDHS) to Ms Carolyn Andrews, Old Channel Farmhouse, Damerham, Fordingbridge, SP3 3HA or phone 01725 518802 for further details.

Futurefarms

Futurefarms is a not for profit co-operative whose purpose is to grow food within the parish of Martin in Hampshire, for sale to the people who live here. The company is run by its members. If you would like to join then please email info@futurefarms.org.uk or phone 07005 805 519. Membership costs £5 but is free to anyone willing to donate a few hours' time each year. To find out more about what we do, please visit our website at www.futurefarms.org.uk

Martin and Damerham WI

The combined Institute meets most months, mainly in Damerham Village Hall. Meetings start at 7:30pm with a variety of speakers and topics ranging from Chinese Brush painting to the "Experiences of a Lady Brewer". Open meetings are advertised locally and visitors are always welcome. For more information please contact the President, Mrs Godber on 01725 518350 or visit the website: http://www.hampshirewi.org.uk/userpagesnew/martinanddamerham.html.

Royal British Legion (Damerham and Western Downland Branch)

We are proud to be members of this national organisation of men and women who have served, and are continuing to serve, in the Armed Forces of our country along with our associate members and poppy sellers. Our service men and women are still protecting us throughout the world. The Royal British Legion is needed just as much now as it always has been since its formation over 80 years ago.

Do please contact one of the following if you would like to become a member, renew your previous membership, or require further information.

Sue Kelly (Secretary) Tel: 01725 519233
John Kelly (Chairman) Tel: 01725 519233

Tea and Chat

Meetings held in the Blandford Hall on the last Wednesday of each month except December (no meeting), 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Admission £1.50. Small draw. Further information from Marjorie Willis 519329 or Kathy Greig 519262. All welcome.

Yoga

Wednesdays 7.00 pm in the Blandford Hall, Martin.
Contact Suzanne Spreadbury  Tel: 01725 519392