QUIZ: Tonight, Friday, is quiz night at the Pavilion in Burwash Common. Teams of six players are welcome to join in this monthly event. Entry is £2 per person and is returned as prize money to the winning team. To find out more or to book a team or for more details please call Karol Richardson on 01435 883318.
BATEMAN’S: Tomorrow, Saturday, Bateman’s will be staging summer garden tours and tea. You can join the head gardener and gain an insight into how Rudyard Kipling transformed the quiet corner of East Sussex into a garden for his family, his writing and as a retreat. A cream team will follow the tour. Entry is by normal admission plus £15. Booking is essential, so call 01435 882302.
CRAFT: Also at Bateman’s tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday, The East Sussex Guild of Crafts are holding an exhibition of crafts in leather, lace, glass and jewellery. It is being held in the grounds and normal admission applies. It is open from 11am to 5pm both days.
NSY: Burwash Not So Young club members will meet at the village hall on Thursday afternoon at 2.15pm for their July meeting. This lively group for the senior members of our communities is open to anyone over 60 years, male and female. They enjoy a great many different speakers on a wide variety of subjects, so there is always something for all to enjoy. Last month the group were visited by two irresistible dogs from the hearing dogs for deaf people. This month Claire Baldry will be visiting with the intriguing topic, Retiring with Rhyme. Do go along and join them, it is a great way to meet new friends and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a refreshing cuppa and cake.
THEATRE: Once again the village will be entertained by the cast of The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company. They will perform Babi Babbett on Friday August 7 at the Swan Meadow Playing Fields at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from the box office on 01323 501260 or on line at www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk or from Londis in Burwash High Street.
SUMMER SHOW: Burwash Horticultural Society are holding their Summer Show on Saturday August 1 at the Pavilion in Swan Meadow Playing Fields. Entry forms are available from The Flower House and should be returned with entry fee by mid-day Thursday July 30. This show is open to all for fruit, vegetables, flowers, floral art, cookery, photography and children’s classes.
WANTED: Burwash Parish Council is looking for a reliable Parish Clerk and Financial Officer. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Working 12 hours a week including attending meetings and working from home. For an application pack including a Person Specification, job description and application form visit the job vacancies page at www.sussexalc.org.uk. Closing date is July 24.
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