A BEER festival is coming to a Hampshire village in April. 
Wickham Beer Festival will be held on April 5 and 6 at Wickham Community Centre. 
There will be more than 30 ales plus eight kegs and 10 ciders. 
On Saturday evening, the Meon Valley Lions Club will be putting on a BBQ. There will be entertainment from Chicago 9, Hedgehogs and The Nick Chandler Band. 
Prices are: Friday including curry £16, excluding curry £9.50. Saturday afternoon session £7.50. Saturday evening session £10.50. Saturday afternoon and evening £12.50. 

BISHOP'S Waltham Rotary is running a charity fashion show in aid of Breast Cancer Now. 
It will be held on Thursday, April 18 at Jubilee Hall, with doors open at 6.30pm and the fashion show starting at 7.30pm. 
Tickets cost £15 and are available from Labels and Luvvit, High Street and includes a glass of Prosecco and canapes. 

WICKHAM History Society's next event will be an online talk at the end of February.
The Garniers of Rookesbury: from Charitable Apothecary to Country Squire, will be presented by Dr Rosemary Baird Andreae, via Zoom, on Tuesday, February 27. 
It's the story of how the descendants of a Huguenot refugee gained an estate at Wickham, built the Greek Revival house, and filled it with a remarkable art collection.
For more details about the society, contact membership secretary Vanessa Burlingham on 01329 835283.
Meetings are held at 7.30pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Annual membership £8 per person. For more details, visit wickhamhistory.org.uk/. 

A NEW support group for autistic adults is starting in Swanmore.
Autism Hampshire's Swanmore Serendipity Community Group will be held twice a month on Thursdays from 11.15am - 1.15pm.
The free support group is for autistic adults to share interests and experiences. 
For more information, email serendipity@autismhampshire.org.uk or visit autismhampshire.org.uk/how-we-can-help/serendipity-social-groups/. 

A SWANMORE pub is holding regular art classes.
The Rising Sun is giving people the opportunity to recreate a famous piece of art on the first Thursday and last Saturday of the month.
On Thursday, the classes are held from 9.30am - 12pm and on Saturdays 10am - 12.30pm.
No experience is required, and the classes are taught by a qualified art teacher. 
It costs £28 per class, which includes A3 canvas, use of all art materials and a drink. 
For more details, contact liz@iheartartclass.co.uk or call 07811 978041. 

THE Wickham Pantry is appealing for more volunteers.
The pantry helps more than 80 families every week, but they can't operate without volunteers.
There are no minimum hours needed to be committed each month. 
For more information, contact Kate on 01329 833688 or email wickhampantry@gmail.com. 

LOOKING ahead, an eco fair is coming to Bishop's Waltham. 
The event will be held on Saturday, March 23. 
Sustainable businesses and organisations can apply for a table by emailing admin@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk.