It has been a busy time in New Milton over the last few weeks with a number of events and activities taking place on the Rec and around the town. We have recently added an “Upcoming events” section to our website and along with community website NewMiltonEvents.co.uk it is easy to keep track of all the forthcoming events taking place throughout the town. If there is something you would like us to add, please let us know. Some recent events included:
Brass band play first of three concerts on the New Milton Performance Pavilion
New Forest Brass, led by Ian Luxford performed on the Performance Pavilion on the Rec and was the first of three such performances taking place absolutely free with the WI providing tea, coffee and cake. Speaking to the A&T, Town Mayor Cllr David Hawkins said:
“This was a concert the Council put on to try and advertise the fact that anyone can use the pavilion for free. ”
Photo taken by Cllr Neil Tungate
The next free performance will be New Forest Brass on August 30th.
Skate Park opening
The new Skate Park on the recreation ground had its grand opening on June 27th with its opening ham which included famous skateboarder Benny Fairfax who grew up locally in the Town and was involved in bringing the original skate park to New Milton.The Town Council worked with Maverick Industries to build the new skate park which has been a great success.
On the day a number of skateboarders and BMX’ers wowed the crowd with amazing stunts.
Pedal Car Race
The New Milton Pedal Car Grand Prix took place Sunday 12th July and saw many pedal cars racing on the Station Road circuit. A video of the event can be found on the New Milton Grand Prix website with some photos have been below.
For more events taking place in New Milton, keep an eye on our events page or the local community website New Milton Events.