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Moviola tickets on sale

Tickets are now available for the first movie in our second season, Another Mother’s Son, based on a true story, to be shown on Saturday, 9th September. Go here for more information, including a trailer and a link to ticket sales (only £5). Pre-booking essential. Numbers limited for comfort. Nibbles and non-alcoholic refreshments on sale but BYOB welcome.  Doors at 7pm (please don’t be earlier as we’ll be setting up), programme starts promptly at 7.30pm.

Moviola Dates (Update)

The new Moviola season is nearly upon us.  Dates for your diary are:

  • Saturday, September 9th – Another Mother’s Son
  • Thursday, October 12th – The Sense of an Ending
  • Sunday, November 26th – The Levelling
  • Sunday, December 10th – Viceroy’s House

Look out for further details in separate posts about each showing.

Hall car parking

Chilworth Hall’s management committee is keen to see if there is any way to improve the safety of the entrance/exit arrangement to the Hall’s car park. The car park and the driveway leading to it are part of the freehold of the Hall, and so the trustees on the committee are very much aware that they have a responsibility to try to limit the dangers that are becoming ever more apparent as traffic densities on the A27 continue to increase..  Several recent conversations about that have revealed there to be some misunderstandings and incorrect assumptions about the car park itself.  Continue reading

A Country Estate in the 1880s

As Chilworth’s part in the Romsey Festival, St Denys Church is holding an Exhibition entitled “Chilworth: A Country Estate in the 1880s” on Friday 7th July and Saturday 8th July from 10.00am – 4.00pm each day. With previously unseen material.  FREE ADMISSION. Continue reading

Southampton Car Park Closure

It’s unlikely that many Chilworth residents will park in Southampton’s Grosvenor Square multi-storey late into the evening, but those that do should be aware of this announcement by the City Council. We neither vote for Southampton councillors, nor pay Southampton council taxes but if we did, we would surely have more to say about it. Continue reading