What we're about


This group is for anyone, and everyone, of any age, living in and around the Meon Valley area, who wants an opportunity to make new friends and to socialise in the beautiful setting of the Meon Valley! Our meetups will be social affairs - a great chance to chat, relax and meet new people. There are no restrictions on who can join. Our events will usually be fairly small groups (normally 8 - 15, depending on the event) to make it easier to chat and get to know one another!

Come to our events alone, or bring a friend or partner, everyone will be made welcome. Remember that we are all members for the same reason - to make new friends!

We're still quite a small group, but we aim to host a variety of different events - dinner, drinks, coffee, walks, quiz nights, live music...hopefully there will be something for everyone. If there is something in particular that you would like to do, or a venue that you would love to visit, please feel free to suggest it to Angela. You can also be added as an event organiser yourself if you'd like to get more involved and host events!

We look forward to meeting you at one of our next events

Terms and Conditions

**Membership is free, annual site expenses will be recovered by the addition of a a small fee to chosen events, especially cost free events such as walks or such events where the group has received a group discount from the event provider. It is hoped that these small contributions will enable a subscription free group to continue.

**Please note to avoid no shows at our events (which can cause difficulties in booking tables etc.): Members who, on more than one occasion, RSVP to attend, but don't show up will be automatically removed from the group. Last minute changes to RSVP status (e.g. less than 2 hours before the event start) will be classed as a no-show.

**Members who are inactive on the website for more than 6 months will be removed from the group.

Upcoming events (5+)

Petersfield Beer & Cider Festival - ADMISSION £9.00 + £0.49 booking fee

The Petersfield Beer and Cider Festival is returning in 2019 and in a change from previous years will be moving to the end of April so travelling to and from the sessions will be more pleasant in the gorgeous Spring weather. Once again, it will be taking place in our gorgeous town of Petersfield in Hampshire and will take place at the awesome Petersfield Festival Hall. We are building on the successful formula and are taking on all your awesome feedback for the Festival. There will be LOTS OF BEER to sample from many local breweries as well as some from futher afield!!! The CRAFTY BEER FRIDGE, was a huge success and will be returning rammed full of exciting cans from very exciting breweries. We will also be bringing back the AWESOME KEG BAR with a selection of 12 taps of truly fabulous brews! Hipster heaven indeed. As always, there will be fantastic water cooled Real Ale and Cider from all across the region backed up with quality live music and fantastic hot food. It’s going to be our best beer festival yet… so much better than last year! Musical Entertainment To entertain you while enjoying the quality liquid refreshment, we will provide an amazing line-up of top quality music - Saturday evening headliner is The Classic Rock Band (aka Manti). The setlist includes classic rock tunes from Jimi Hendrix through to Bon Jovi – soft rock ballad lovers to hardcore rock fans – you will be up dancing and singing all night! The Box Office is now open for 2019… Our major change for 2019 is we are moving our ticketing process to be run by www.ticketsource.co.uk which we hope you will find to be a more streamlined process than in years gone by and you will receive electronic tickets via their website once you have booked. Click on ‘BOOK NOW’ below the ticket icon of the event you are interested in to be taken to our new Box Office to purchase tickets for any session of the Beer Festival – or our next Oktoberfest too while you are there! Or click here - www.ticketsource.co.uk/HometownFestivals

Live Music: Scary Biscuits

The Rising Sun

Come along and enjoy another night of boogie and frivolity with Gaz and the Biscuits! An exciting five piece edgy rock covers band playing popular soft rock tunes from the 60’s, 70’s to the modern day – bands like The Who, Bob Segar, Kikki Dee, Bad Finger, The Kinks, The Faces, Fleetwood Mac, Free, Oasis and Stereophonics, all played with a lot of passion. The Biscuits are Gazza Noot on guitar & vocals, Karen 'legs' Kille vocals, Steve Roux lead guitar. Paul ‘the Bomber’ Bonsfeild on drums and Stevie ‘the Funkmiester’ Fennimore on bass!! Don't be scared of the Biscuits! :-)


The Hungry Horse Sovereigns Pub

This is a relaxing quiz. If you wish, you can leave your brain (s) at home to rest! Its a make up of real entertainer quiz master and good format quiz with picture round, playing music round, general knowledge , sport and current affairs. The winning team takes all the cash prize! Its such an easy reach to get to this place, located just at the end of M275 opposite side of International Ferry Port entrance bare left follow sign for Nortend and you will find The Travelodge right in front of you. The Hungry Horse Pub . Free car parking . If you fancy something to eat , you can also pairing up with your fellow quizzer 2 meals for £4.50 each or if you want to have it all for yourself , there are a big plate spacial of Sizzling Steak , Chicken and many more for just £6.00 bargains!! For eating , please arrive between 6.45 - 7.30 pm. QUIZ STARTS AT 8 PM This event is a joint with Happy Hour Group

Pub Quiz

The Brickmakers

It's quiz time again...the quiz starts at 9pm so meetup at 8pm. This is a fun way to get to know people - just don't mention the wipeout round...... We don't take it too seriously and you may be surprised that you know that one answer that stops us from coming last :-) Food is available for those in need. £1 to enter. No one's really in charge but either Vijay or Mark C will be your host.

Past events (707)

Live music (originals) from Brave Rival

The Square Brewery

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