We are hosting a ‘Tapas and Tonic’ evening on Thursday 28 March from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Free entry!
Late-night shopping too!
Willow Farm Gourmet is hosting an evening of wine and cheese tasting on Tuesday 20 November from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at Farmborough Community Shop.
Free entry! Come along, sample and buy some local award-winning produce including wines, liqueurs and gin made by the Tiny Welly Boot Vineyard and goats cheese from Sleight Farm. Plus late-night shopping at the shop too – great ideas for Christmas gifts.
Put it in your diary! Our Big Family Apple Day at the Shop and Memorial Hall Garden on Saturday 29th September from 12pm-4pm.
We will have an apple press that will turn all your apples and pears into tasty juice. Remember to bring a bucket or suitable container(s) to take it home! A charge of £1 per 5 litres of pressed juice will be made to cover running costs.
No apples and pears? No worries! Come with friends and family to celebrate the abundance of local fruit, watch the apple pressing, play our fun family games, try your luck in our big prize raffle, and find out more about your community shop.
There will also be locally produced apple juice, cider/perry, and food too. Bacon bap/veggie sausage: £3 adults, £2 kids. Meal deals (incl drink): £5 adults, £3 kids, £15 family.
Download the Big Family Apple Day poster.
Join us for our third Community BBQ and Family Fun Day on Saturday 4 August from 3pm-7pm at The Rec.
£5 for a locally made sausage or burger in a bun, onions, sauce/chilli marmalade, and either cider, perry, or soft drink. Kids £3, Family (2 adults, 2 kids) £15. Vegetarian and gluten-free options.
Local suppliers: Sausages – Willow Farm Gourmet; Burgers – Tunley Farm Butchers; Bread – Maisey’s Bakery; Perry/Cider – The Tiny Welly Boot Vineyard; Chilli Marmalades – Timmy’s Chillies.
This is an opportunity to get to know your neighbours and make new friends with lots of family games to play, including Skittles, Giant Connect Four, Giant Twister, Splat the Rat, Coconut Shy, Egg Throwing Competition and more!
There will also be information about how you can continue to help and support your community shop, plus a raffle. Download and share the poster: Pig ‘n’ Perry Sausage Sizzle
Please note that we will be sharing The Rec with the cricketers this year, so dogs must be kept on a lead and attendees to the event must respect the boundary of the cricket pitch.