C.A.M.E.O. News

Home » News » C.A.M.E.O. News

Our eagerly anticipated visit to "Fairbank", Jane and Robin Lees' beautiful garden, could have turned out to be a disaster as, after weeks of glorious sunshine, the weather on 22nd July was wet and windy! However, Jane's warm welcome — and her delicious cakes — ensured that we all had an enjoyable afternoon, despite the weather. Jane had arranged the seating in her lounge so that everyone had a view of the garden. After tea, when we were waited on by her grandsons, most of us braved the (by then) light rain and enjoyed a stroll along the sweeping mixed borders to the orchard. It really is the most glorious garden and CAMEO members have expressed a wish to visit again — hopefully in more clement weather next time! Thank you to Rita and to John and Olive for helping with transport; and, of course, to Jane for her hospitality.
Our next meeting is at 2.30p.m. on Saturday 23rd September, when Bob Weighton will be returning for his third visit and talking to the title: "A Teacher in Taiwan." Due to popular demand this will be an open meeting, so all are invited to come along and hear the third instalment of Bob's adventures.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Worship Serv
Alton Webteam: Wed 20 Oct 1:19pm

Our online worship service for Sunday 24th October is led by Mrs Liz George with thanks to some of the staff and girls of Alton Girls' Brigade for recording the readings and prayers in the...

Worship Serv
Alton Webteam: Wed 13 Oct 3:53pm

The online worship service for 17th October is led by Rev Michael Hopkins who is based at The Spire Church in...

In the beech woodland
Alton Webteam: Sun 10 Oct 12:31pm

Autumn AmbleOvercast but enjoyable!There were just five people brave enough to tackle the wilds of Alice Holt Forest on a damp, misty morning. But the rain didn't come to anything, and the walk, exploring little-used parts of the forest, was enjoyed by all five. A good meal at The Blue Bell completed a pleasant morning's exercise in beautiful...