Community Outreach


Forthcoming Events
Past Events
A workshop held in Woodgreen Village Hall:
Friday 25th November 1.30-5.30pm
Saturday 3rd December 10am-4pm (bring a mixing bowl!)
Sunday 4th December 10am-4pm (finish at lunchtime unless extra time needed to complete hamper)Truffles, shortbread Xmas tree, peppermint creams, cranberry and orange relish, pickled pears, flavoured rapeseed oil, felt Xmas tree decorations, felt corsage, painted mug/tile, Xmas card, wrapping and presentation.£6 per hamper (single person or group), limited to 20 hampers.

Tickets from the shop.

Friday 21st October, 10am to 12 noon
Apple Event
To mark Apple Day and celebrate the wonderful variety of British Apples.Peter Shakespeare, a local apple grower and expert will be at St Boniface Church, Woodgreen, for information about and tastings of the many varieties he grows, and advice about growing apples. Bring along any varieties you grow for tasting discussion or identification. There will also be an apple focus in Woodgreen Community Shop: apples, drinks, cakes, pies, recipes, etc.
Sunday 30th October, 10am to 4pm
Woodgreen Village Hall
Halloween Workshop

  • Make a pumpkin lantern
  • Decorate Halloween cakes and biscuits
  • Eat a pumpkin lunch.

Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult helper. Some tools provided but also bring your own. Numbers limited to 25 (excluding helpers).

Tickets available from Woodgreen Community Shop until 26th October
£2.50 each participant, adult helpers free.

Saturday 17th September, 7.00pm
Harvest Supper“; Enjoy locally sourced food.Arrive 7pm, meal served 7.30pm.
Bring your own drinks.
Tickets: £2.50 per adult (children under 14 free) available until 10th September from Woodgreen Village Shop and Woodfalls Post Office.
Please advise when buying tickets if a vegetarian meal is required.
Organised by Hale and Woodgreen Parish, Woodgreen Community Shop Association and Hale & Woodgreen Horticultural Society.
Tuesday 6th September, 7.30pm
Treat Your Skin Naturally“; A talk by Bundy Riley: herbs and their uses and a demonstration how to use them.A local, sustainable and organic approach to skin care.
Entrance free
Thursday 18th August, 10am to 5pm
Fun Family Cooking Day“; come and make a three course family meal using locally sourced ingredients.All ages welcome but young people under 14 should be accompanied by an adult. Ingredients provided but there will be a nominal charge of £2.00 per person to cover other costs.  Tickets and further information available from the shop July 18th to August 12th.Some volunteer helpers required on the day: please contact Andrea.
Saturday 6th August, 9am-12 noon
Made from Nature“; demonstrations, mini workshops, gifts to buy, refreshments.Exhibitors include: New Forest Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, Calendula Organics, Malcolm Faye (basket maker), Faraway Alpacas, Hollyhock Flock, Sarah Waters (feltmaking), Judy Hardman (natural dyes), The Lantern Weavers.