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xx COMEDY

August 24, 2015, 10:56:39 AM by roland muldoon
Have We Got Comedy for You
LUDGERSHALL (LEGENDARY) COMEDY CLUB is back this Autumn
on 8th October, 2015
8pm Bar from 7pm.
DONT MISS
Top Professional Comedians.
NICK PAGE, SALL-ANN HAYWARD, JOHN (Dipsey) Simitt. and Nick ELLERY
next show Dec
Tickets £15 from Londis Stores Brill,. www.ludcomoct8.eventbrite.co.uk
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clip Willow Sculpture Day

May 05, 2015, 11:06:29 AM by BarbaraOsborne

How to create a Willow Sculpture

With Dave Gosling & Tony Davies - local sculptors

Willow structure of the type taught at the workshop ‘Impressive structures can be achieved in a day’ says Dave Gosling.

Dave and Tony will explain the story behind willow weaving and how it lead them into creating these amazing sculptures.

The day’s activity will start with an introduction followed by a talk and demonstration of techniques. Questions will be welcomed. Then everyone will be encouraged to start their sculpture – like riding a bike, the best way is to get into the saddle! They will then circulate around ensuring that everyone is happy and confident with their project. This format has worked really well for them in the past and ensures individual attention as well as a community feeling. The lunch break will take place at an appropriate time and then continue with the sculptures until the end of the day.

This is the perfect opportunity for the absolute beginner to sculpting and willow weaving, or to those who wish to improve their skill and benefit from the inspiration of two amazing professionals in a beautiful setting.

Please bring a pair of secateurs with you.

Price: £85.00 includes all materials (unless otherwise specified) our fabulous Creative Green lunch, drinks, homemade cakes and biscuits (the eggs are kindly contributed by the resident hens at Clue Hill Farm and honey from our bees).

For further information:

http://www.creativegreen.co.uk/events/willow-sculptures/

Numbers are generally limited to a maximum of 14 – this ensures that everyone is able to spend sufficient one-to-one time with the tutors.  Our meals are locally sourced and organic wherever possible.  We cook all the food on open fires with the logs harvested from our woods.

From 10 am till 4 pm.

Our tutors are all either personally known by us, or come highly recommended to us.  They all live and practice their various disciplines within the local community and welcome any contact from attendees of our workshops.
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clip Creative Writing for Beginners

May 05, 2015, 11:02:42 AM by BarbaraOsborne

Creative Writing
Creative Writing Half Day Course for Beginners

With Jan Harvey

This is a half day course and is suitable for anyone who would like to be introduced to writing techniques from someone who has been writing in one way or another for most of her life. There will be lots of useful hints and tips, together with an opportunity to write a piece.  All inspired by the wonderful setting.

Price: £49.50 includes all materials (unless otherwise specified) our fabulous Creative Green drinks, homemade cakes and biscuits (the eggs are kindly contributed by the resident hens at Clue Hill Farm and honey from our bees).

For further information:
http://www.creativegreen.co.uk/events/creative-writing/

Numbers are generally limited to a maximum of 14 – this ensures that everyone is able to spend sufficient one-to-one time with the tutors.  Our food ingredients are locally sourced and organic wherever possible.  There will be an open fire with the logs harvested from our woods.

From 9.30 am till 1 pm.

Our tutors are all either personally known by us, or come highly recommended to us.  They all live and practice their various disciplines within the local community and welcome any contact from attendees of our workshops.  Please refer to their individual pages for full contact details.

Jan Harvey is a Life Coach, Writer, Artist and Tutor living and working in The Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
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xx Family History help required please

January 13, 2016, 07:32:42 PM by Dawn
Hello,
My name is Dawn and my grandma was a Hartwell descended from James Hartwell who married Sarah Hubbocks in Brill, daughter of Robert Hubbocks and his wife Ann Farey. The Hubbocks' seem to have been an old Brill family and I've traced Robert Hubbocks family line back to the 17th Century although I've not found any info about his wife at all other than their marriage in Grendon Underwood. James Hartwell died in 1844 in Brill . Jack Hartwell of Hartwells Barn and the Pheasant is connected as is George Hartwell who was landlord of the Swan as well as being a letter carrier/ postman. My descent is James Hartwell and Sarah Hubbocks - Thomas Hartwell and Elizabeth Colson (daughter of Henry Colson and Lucy Prior) -  Sidney Charles Hartwell and Drusilla Chell (although by then the family had moved into Staffordshire, Leicestershire and  Derbyshire more or less  following the pits). My Grandma Elsie Annie Hartwell was their daughter and she  married Albert Rayner in 1912. I live in Doncaster so it's a bit of a trek for me to get to Buckinghamshire!
What I'm hoping is that people might have old pictures that they'd be happy to share  please (for my own personal use only) of Brill and Oakley and also perhaps of the Swan, the Pheasant and Hartwells Barn . The family lived at various times on the Common and Windmill Street. Also if anyone knows anything of the Hartwells, the Colsons, the Hubbocks' and perhaps even the Fareys I'd love to hear.
I don't want my family history to be just a list of names and dates so I do hope someone can help. Thank you and sorry this is such a long post!
Dawn
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xx Looking for any connection to Richard Crawley

January 08, 2016, 12:22:46 PM by paul crowley
Hi I'm looking for any info on the following people. Who married in Brill in 1827. Richard is my great great great grandfather. Doing the family tree. Happy to visit live in Herts.

Any info or clues, people listed below.

Richard Crawley
Trade: Porter Born: 1806 Brill, Bucks
Married: Brill, Bucks 16 Sep 1827 Died: 1889?

Jane Goodier Low
Born: Bucks, 1805 Died: XXXXX



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lamp Hartwell's Barn - a local amenity

January 08, 2016, 12:14:49 PM by Tim Andrew
This is an ideal venue for those wishing to explore the Bernwode area. Situated just below Brill Windmill lies the Barn which used to be a livestock shelter. It is now fully refurbished and maintained by Brill Environment Group. And you can benefit from it too.

It is now available as an amenity for visitors from schools and field studies groups and it has much to offer. Set in Saunders Field, which is grazed by sheep, it has a panoramic view over Oxfordshire with access to a wide variety of natural habitats nearby including Brill Common, footpaths, hedgerows, wildflower meadows as well as Rushbeds Woods.

For further information see contact details on the photo
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clip Reclaimed Quarry Tiles

April 02, 2015, 09:49:45 AM by Scatcat
Reclaimed Quarry Tiles for sale - 9''x 9''x 1'' - Approx 140 No in excellent condition. Red/Terracotta colour. Ideal for refurbishment projects. Contact Steve on 237286
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exclamation Samsung 28 inch CRT TV with matching stand and remote - collect for free

January 06, 2015, 11:44:59 AM by Scatcat
I have a working Samsung 28 inch TV - not flat screen - with stand and remote.

Free -  to be collected from Brill.

Needs to go by Sunday 11 January.
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clip Indesit Washer/Dryer for sale

August 14, 2013, 09:28:24 AM by Logan
Indesit Washer/Dryer for sale. Free standing and front loading. Fully functioning and looking for a new home.

£200

Call 07982495256 if you're interested.

Thanks,

Logan

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