CALLING all dog owners!: This year’s Kempshott Festival, at Kempshott Village Hall, on Saturday, May 24 (between noon and 5pm) will include a dog show.

Classes of entry include Best Puppy (under one-year-old), Best Adult (over one-year-old), Best Rescue, Waggiest Tail, Best Pair (dog and owner) and Best in Show. Turn up on the day to register.

COFFEE Club: Will be taking place today, at Kempshott Infant School (not at St Mark’s Church), where the members will be served tea/coffee and cakes by the children. After refreshments, members will be entertained by the infants.

This is always a very popular event enjoyed equally by the children and the adults.

For more information on the Coffee Club, or to find out more about Kancare, please call 01256 474147.

BASINGSTOKE Horticultural Society: Will be meeting at 7.30pm at Kempshott Village Hall on Monday, where Ian Currie will be giving a talk entitled “Gales, Greenhouses and Global Warming”. For more information, please call 01256 322104.