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Tom Daley

Tom Daley’s Hell of a Homecoming Challenge

15 February 2022

Diving champion Tom Daley is taking on a Hell of a Homecoming challenge for Red Nose Day, which will see him take on a gruelling four-day journey from London to Plymouth by foot, water, boat and bike, all to raise life changing cash. On Wednesday 16 February Tom will cycle from The Quays in Southampton,…

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Lepe beach - catastrophe

Lepe doubles for USA

31 January 2022

Lepe lighthouse and Lepe Estate beach (which is privately owned) was used to double as a USA beach. Fans of the Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe starting Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan might be surprised to know that the final scenes in which Rob and Sharon sit on a beach before taking a dip in the…

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Balmoral

Balmoral in the New Forest

19 October 2021

The Balmoral scenes from the smash-hit Netflix drama The Crown (season 3) were filmed in and around Brockenhurst back in September 2018. Rhinefield House Hotel was contacted out of the blue in early 2018 by a member of The Crown’s production team, who had spotted the hotel had an outdoor pool on its website. Four meetings later with…

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Film:New Forest Crew Night

Film:New Forest Crew night 4 November

18 October 2021

Film:New Forest Crew Night is taking place on Thursday 04 November from 5pm until 6.30pm During the evening we will be celebrating all the homegrown and local talent that exists and thrives in the New Forest. We’ll be joined by a host of local speakers who will detail how they help keep New Forest on…

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Saving Lives At Sea

Saving Lives At Sea

29 September 2021

Saving Lives At Sea produced by Blast! aired on BBC2 on Tuesday 28 September 2021 featuring Calshot RNLI. In the episode we meet Kelley, who volunteered for the crew 18 months ago, despite not having any boating experience. Now she’s a valued part of the team and plays a key role in a desperate search…

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Feel Good Film Festival

Feel Good Film Festival

22 September 2021

Feel Good Film Festival is running at The Regal Cinema, Fordingbridge between 8 – 17 October 2021. The festival includes a wide variety of films, classics, a silent film with live piano accompaniment, new releases, world cinema and some family favourites. They have a Young Adult ticket offer; £5 for those aged 16 – 30yrs…

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