D-Day for Emsworth and its People is the name of the new exhibition just opened at the town’s museum and will play an important part locally in events to remember the sacrifices made 75 years ago this month. The exhibition features pictures, maps and memories and can be seen every weekend until June 30. Visit Bookends of Emsworth for a selection of books relating to the D-Day Landings.
This is a new publication by the Emsworth Tree Warden Group which is intended to introduce residents and visitors to some of the fine trees that help to make Emsworth such a special place.
The trail includes many types of tree which together with some fine hedges make these walks interesting during the four seasons. The maps show two routes starting in the town, but these can be joined at any point.
Copies of the Emsworth Town Centre Tree Trail are available from Bookends of Emsworth at £3.
The annual Emsworth Arts Trail offers the chance to see and meet designers, painters and makers in their own homes and studios. The majority of the venues are located within a mile of the town centre.
Bookends of Emsworth is hosting a work by The Hole in the Wall Pottery Group who are a non profit making community pottery that meet weekly at The Pottery, next to Emsworth Community Centre, North Street, Emsworth.
Emsworth Arts Trail brochures with information all the artists and venues are available at Bookends of Emsworth and other local shops.
WemsFest are giving free sunflower seeds to every household in and around Emsworth. This is an enjoyable and colourful project that will help everyone to understand the importance of flowers to birds, bees, and our environment generally.
There will be a fun competition that will be judged at the Emsworth Horticultural Show on Monday 26 August at its new home outside Emsworth’s New Life Church.
Seeds are available from a number of shops including Bookends of Emsworth.
The 4th Fishbourne literary festival is being held at St.Peter and St.Mary church on Saturday 30th March 2019. There will be talks by five authors including Kate Mosse who appeared at the very first event in 2016. Tickets for entry into all talks are £25.
The day is for book lovers of all descriptions, but if you’d just prefer to browse the huge selection of second-hand books, then please come along for free. Refreshments will be served all day.
The chosen charity in 2019 to receive 50% of the profits is Stonepillow. As always the other 50% goes to St Peter and St Mary Church, Fishbourne, to meet the costs of essential repairs.