Welcome to the Sway Village website, an online portal for everything related to the village of Sway, a unique and vibrant village on the southern edge of the New Forest in Hampshire. This website contains information for residents and visitors alike and features links to local shops, businesses, clubs and societies.

  • Setthornes Campsite
  • Tower Hall
  • Christmas Tree, Carols and More...

    Sway Christmas Event – Saturday 8th December – A reminder to all.

    Come and Join in the fun as Sway celebrates the lighting of the village Christmas Tree.

    2.30pm for 3pm - Sway Cinema will be showing the film Polar Express– Village Hall

    4.55pm - After the film, Father Christmas and his Elves will lead a Twinkly Light procession from the village hall to The Silver Hind for the lighting of the Christmas tree.

    5pm – Craft Stalls and Craft making outside Hairsway.

    5.15pm – Lighting of the Christmas tree, Carols with Singsway, Mince Pies, Biscuits & Hotdogs.

  • Carnival AGM

    Sway Carnival AGM will be held on Monday 26th November at 7.15pm in the WI room above the village hall.

    Everyone is welcome to attend and meet the committee and share ideas for Carnival 2019.

    We look forward to seeing you and hearing any ideas that you may have for carnival 2019.

  • Carnival Donations

    Carnival week is always a very busy time for all the committee and it is really rewarding to see everyone enjoying themselves; but one of the most rewarding times is when we are able respond to the requests for money from Sway organisations. It is so good to know that so many benefit from Carnival week and the hard work that many people put into it. Below is the list of the organisations who have received money and what they plan to do with it.

    • Robin Nursery --- New signs
    • Brownies – Activity Day at Calshot
    • St. Luke’s School – Books for the reception class
    • Brockenhurst Day Care Centre (open to Sway residents) – chairs
    • Tennis Club – New signs
    • Stanford Rise Green – 500 bulbs
    • Sway cubs – Computer screen
    • Little Sunflowers – Hire of Church room
    • SingSway – Choir folders
    • Over 60s club – Christmas lunch
    • Sway Scouts – Camping equipment
    • Explorer Scouts –  Cookware
    • Sway Luncheon Club – Kitchen equipment
    • Allotments – mower
    • Little Flyers – Play equipment
    • Youth Club Centre – marking for the car park
    • Shorinji Kempo Martial arts  - Uniforms
    • Football Club – new noticeboard and football nets
    • Ukele band - Donation to their chosen charity
    • W.I.  – Darts
    • Sway Drama Club - Spring production.

    A donation was also made to Village Hall

    As you can see – the donations cover  a wide variety of items; but what they all have in common is that the organisations were able to purchase them as a result of the generosity of Sway residents.

    Ruth Conway for Sway Carnival Committee