Over £850 raised in first weekend

We are collecting for two causes closely associated with events in the Ukraine. They are:

  1. UNICEF – supporting the half a million children in Ukraine who have already been affected as the conflict enters its eighth year under heightened circumstances.
  2. ASSOCIATION OF UKRAINIANS IN GREAT BRITAIN – working with HM GOV to deliver diplomatic, cultural, economic, financial and sporting responses on an international scale.

For those who feel able to support these causes, please use the collection tin or the Tap n’Go pad.

Classic Cars @ Barnaby’s – 2022 dates confirmed

In partnership with Pete Yeoman of yeomansyearbook.org.uk,  we are pleased to confirm dates for the Classic Cars @ Barnaby’s events in 2022.

  • Saturday 23rd April
  • Saturday 28th May
  • Saturday 25th June
  • Saturday 23rd July
  • Saturday 27th August
  • Saturday 24th September
  • Saturday 22nd October
  • Saturday 27th November

DOORS OPEN 1000 to 1230

With something like 50 cars expected at each event, we’ll be in the main car park opposite Barnaby’s. If you are attending, you may arrive any time from 0945, when a marshal will show you to a space where you can display your car. The event will be supported by Barnaby’s “popup” coffee shop, serving coffee, tea and yummy homemade cakes made by our friends at Bishops Waltham Country Market. Barnaby’s will nominate  a charity on the day, and all our proceeds will go to that charity.

Fingers crossed for the weather!

Charity Awareness Scheme gathers pace

Barnaby’s commitment to community outreach ensures that we share our proceeds with local causes through a Charity Awareness Scheme. This scheme has been on hold for almost 2 years, so we have recently been working hard to re-start the program.  Pop these dates in your diary:

Saturday 19th March
‘Helping Hooves’
Based in Swanmore, Helping Hooves provide a wonderful home to a number of therapy horses. Abbie and the team will be outside Barnaby’s with some of their ponies for you to meet!

Saturday 9th April
‘Meon Valley HomeStart’
Being a parent, whatever the circumstances, can be challenging. That’s were HomeStart steps in, and we’re pleased to be able to raise their profile today.

Saturday 17th May
‘Meon Valley Lions’
The Meon Valley Lions are part of a service organisation that has over 1.4 million members in 205 countries. Their aim is to provide assistance in our community for those in need. We’re delighted to support them.

Saturday 18th June
‘Hounds for Heroes’
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Come and meet some of the wonderful dogs in training to assist injured and disabled men and women from the UK Armed Forces and Emergency Services.

Saturday 2nd July
‘Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity’
Come and meet those from the RNRMC who help Service personnel face extended periods of time separated from loved ones, often with very little opportunity for communication.

Head to barnabys.coffee/charityawarenessscheme to find out more, or apply.

Helping Hooves to return on 19th March

Our Charity Awareness Days help raise the profile of local charities and good causes. We are delighted to be able to restart this program after a 2-year pause, beginning with a return of the wonderful team from Helping Hooves on Saturday 19th March.

Based here in Swanmore, Helping Hooves use some amazing horses and ponies to assist people experiencing change caused by illness, injury, recovery or other trauma.  Come and meet them!

Free shortbread!

Barnaby’s will go a bit Scottish this week, in support of the mighty wordsmith Rabbie Burns. Your favourite coffee will come with a yummy (and free) piece of delicious Scottish shortbread!

Born in 1759, Burns is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland – a fact celebrated on the date of his birthday – 25th January. We’ll be dishing out the shortbread on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Stocking fillers from Barnaby’s

Looking for that easy-to-wrap stocking filler for the coffee lover in your life?  Excellent news, because Barnaby’s re-useable & collapsible coffee cups are now in stock!  Choose from green or black for just £10.

Note that during Christmas week  Barnaby’s is open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10-12.

Special hours confirmed for Christmas Week

Many of you have been enjoying Barnaby’s in the run-up to Christmas – either to meet up with friends for the first time in a while, or to sit with your laptop and research potential present ideas, or to give your kids that special end-of-term treat. To help support this need, Barnaby’s will have special opening hours during Christmas Week:

  • Monday 20th December 10am to noon
  • Tuesday 21st December 10am to noon
  • Wednesday 22nd December 10am to noon

Barnaby’s will be back on Tuesday 4th January 2022.


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