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This gallery will be split into People and Events and under that we will have all things to do with the green
Presentation dinner 2021...the Winners
Presentation Evening (above) 2021
Finals Day 2021....awaiting more pictures
Winners of the Ladies and Mens singles. Dave Colgrave and Helen Robson, Dave went on to win the Champion of Champions.
below, the lovely flower gardens created by Marion and Simon, a joy to see and has had many compliments.
Presentation of the bench by the King and Wheeler families in 9th May
The Open Day 9 May 2021
Shrubs planted round the green last year (2020) and this year. Patrick made the trugs see below. more photos to show the wonderful Nemesia which Marion grew and planted, every colour imaginable
Alan blowing up the doll to try to scare the rooks off the green as they are after the leatherjacket larvae living just under the grass. The doll has since been dressed in Alan's old pyjamas and been awarded the judo black belt, signified as black masking tape!
Westbrook Mixed Triples League Gala at Sherfield English Sep 2021
Marie Clarke, Alan Waters and Lewis Ambler won the Shield for Downton for the first time. This event has run for over 20 years.
People and Events
Skittles Evening with Fordingbridge
August 2018 - Downton welcomes Castle Carey still here as it is such a happy photo, showing our members in a jolly mood.
One of the coffee/tea/cake mornings
The Green history and work carried out
The latest pictures of the new shed
Above, pictures of the sprinkler system in action on a warm sunny day, the arrival of, the top dressing, the top dressing work party and finally the 'shed' as installed, before being made respectable. We always need volunteers to help with the big jobs, as you could say 'never has so much been achieved by so few'
So........ if you can lighten the load of these stalwart workers by turning up to give a hand it would be very much appreciated, just get in touch with Alan Foster or Alan waters