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Local Dining Out Group Event Notification

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Join us for our special
Christmas Local Dining Out Evening

at The Woodfalls Inn, Woodfalls
on Wednesday 16th December

Wednesday 16th December 2015

Location: .   The Woodfalls Inn, Woodfalls, Salisbury
Many of our Local Dining Group will know and will have dined at the Woodfalls Inn. Those people who dined there last Christmas will be familiar with the table layout, repeated this year. The function room is spacious and comfortable and offers us a grand opportunity for a really nice evening. The bar
is nearby and we will have background music plus live singing.
Travel: .  

Herrington's Coach Door to Door
We have arranged pick up points as near as possible to where you live, more can be added. Our coach will be from Herrington's Coaches, the coach size will depend upon ticket sales/request for coach. Our first pick up point is in Sandleheath then through to the Woodfalls Inn. There will be overflow parking in the car park next door. (picture is not of the exact coach expected)

Drinks: .   Buy your drinks at the bar on arrival
You can enter the Woodfalls Inn from the rear car park or the main front door & will see the bar ahead of you. Please buy your drinks at the bar, including wine for your dinner, remembering to pay for your drinks as you go during the evening. For lovers of Ringwood Beer, Ringwood Best is normally on tap! You should make your way through to the Function Room which is through and to the rear of the conservatory restaurant.
Dining: .   Function Room
Our picture shows the Function Room ready for dining last Christmas. We will have circular tables seating 8 or possibly 9 people. You can request who you sit with or we will choose for you. There will be a final seating plan displayed when you arrive with personal markers on your table with your name and menu choices plus a lucky number for our usual ticket raffle.
Food: .  

Menu Choices
Well have a look at the menu below! What a choice! You can go traditional with Turkey & Pudding or take advantage of the really interesting alternatives like Duck, Haddock or the Game & Winter Vegetable Pie. Your menu choices need to be made when making your booking. We have Risotto as our Vegetarian Choice. Please let us know if you have special dietry requests and we will check with the chef. (see menu choices below)

Music: .  

There will be some subtle background music playing throughout the evening in the Function Room. In addition to this we are pleased to present Debbie C. as our singer for the evening. Debbie will sing at three separate times, the last one will complete the evening. Please let us know in advance if you have any special requests. We cannot offer requests on the evening. Later in the evening more room will be made for dancing.

Raffle: .  

Bumper Christmas Charity Raffle
We will continue to collect for the British Heart Foundation with our Christmas Raffle. This will be designed as a really larger & bumper raffle. Tickets will be available on the evening & maybe before. Please let us know if you feel you can help us and donate a prize for this raffle. You can indicate on your booking form if & what you can donate as a prize. It will help us to know in advance and then we can ensure a good selection on the night.


Your ticket for our Christmas Dinner 2015 will cost £29.00 per person covering
your three course dinner, tea/coffe + mints, travel by coach, music & singing at the event.

(please note: the ticket price remains the same whether the coach is used or not.)


Please choose one starter, one main and one dessert from the following list:
(vegetarian options listed with [V] )

Please use the short description in brackets when booking your choices


'New Forest' Loosehanger Blue Cheese, Poached Pear & Walnut Salad, served with honey & mustard dressing

[TERRINE] Smoked Salmon & Crayfish Terrine, served with watercress, & a dill lemon dressing.

[PATE] Classic Ardennes Pate, served with Cumberland sauce and melba toast.

[SOUP] Roasted Butternut and Parsnip Soup, infused with rosemary and served with warm ciabatta


[TURKEY] R oasted Turkey, served with sausage meat stuffing, pigs in blankets, goose fat roasted potatoes, and a light roasting gravy.

[PIE] Short Crust Game & Winter Vegetable Pie, served with mint buttered new potatoes.

[RISOTTO] 'Loosehanger' Oak Smoked Cheese, Leek and Red Pepper Risotto, served with a basil pesto.

[HADDOCK] Breaded Haddock Fillets with a Cherry Tomato, Chive and Red Onion Salsa, served with sweet potato wedges.

[DUCK] Slow Cooked Confit Duck Leg, with dauphinoise potato and a caramelised red onion gravy.


[MERINGUE] Lemon Meringue Panna Cotta with Berry Coulis.

[PROFITEROLES] Chocolate Dipped Profiteroles.

[PUDDING] Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce.

[ICE CREAM] Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream served with marshmallows and a creamy coffee sauce.

To Finish:

Help yourself to a choice of Tea or Coffee with mince pies (this is included in the ticket price)

Coach Pickup Points:

Coach pickup points will be arranged nearer to the evening of the dinner as soon as we know who is coming
and who will be using the coach and where they live.

Below we have our list of normal pickup points which you can use as a guide. We regret we can't pick everyone
up from their house but wew aim to get near on this one!


Coach Pickup Points:

Pickup Time


Detailed Location



Point to be arranged subject to who is coming.



The bus stop near the Post Office at Fordingbridge



End of Fryern Court Road/A338 (subject to who is coming)



At the Bus Shelter near The Old Pine Shop, the A338 at Breamore



Outside "Dongoa" High Street, Woodgreen



The junction of Brook Lane/High Street, nearest Godshill



Outside the Horse & Groom, Woodgreen



outside Woodgreen Community Shop (subject to who is coming)



Opposite The Post Box at the end of Lower Densome/ The Common



moving towards Hale/Top Left of Common (subject to who is coming)



Tethering Drove Crossroads



Outside Ingledell on Forest Road



Woodfalls Cross stop at the bus stop.

Additional Pickup Points can be arranged, according to who would like to join us, within the intended coach route.

If you would like to come on our Christmas Local Dining Out Evening


(A) If you are new to our group and not made a previous booking:
Your Name, your address with postcode, your phone number (house & or mobile)

(B) If you have booked before:
Your Name.

(C) For everyone making a booking:
Your Pickup Point for this event (short version from our list - [eg: BROOK LANE]
Your Starter Choice eg: [SALAD]
Your Main Course Choice eg: [TURKEY]
Your Dessert Choice eg: [PUDDING]
How you will be paying: eg: CASH / CHEQUE/ ONLINE PAYMENT
Your Payment Date.
click here for printable booking form

We must presume by making a booking you have read and agreed our terms & conditions.


(1) You can call us and make your booking by phone giving your menu choices & arranging payment.
Donald Summers on 01725 513963

(2) You can send us an e-mail covering items (A) or (B) plus (C)
Payment by one of the following ways.


(1) Direct Bank Payment:
This is very easy if you do online banking and we can confirm receipt of your payment

account: Woodgreen Village News
sort code: 20-72-37
account no: 13710971
reference: (your surname)

(2) You can deliver your payment by cash or cheque
Cheque (made payable to: Woodgreen Village News)

Woodgreen Village News, 7 Hill Close, Woodgreen, SP6 2BG (FRONT DOOR ONLY)

handed personally to Donald Summers or Angela Summers

(3) Call us and ask us to call and collect your payment as cash or by cheque
01725 513910
Cheque (made payable to: Woodgreen Village News)