FAIR: The annual Burwash Fair will take place in just over a week’s time. Clubs and societies are making their final arrangements for the stall and sideshows, making and baking, collecting and sorting item that they hope you will find interesting and wish to buy. There will be plants, books, bric-a-brac, toys and fabulous homemade cakes and preserves for sale. Games like tombolas, The Edge, crockery smash, coconut shy and more. A big raffle, barbecue, beer, ice creams tea/coffee and homemade cakes to consume. Something for everyone to enjoy. The fun begins at 1pm and goes on all afternoon with live music. If you want to get involved and can give a hand with setting up the marquees and gazebos, table and chairs etc, give Terry Parker a call on 01435 882813. If you want a stall call Steve Mintrum for a pitch and costs on 882444.
FOUNDATION SUNDAY: To celebrate the laying of the foundation stone at St Philip’s Church Burwash Common, there will be a special service at 10.30am in the church. This will be followed by a Victorian Luncheon of beef sandwich and ale. All are welcome to go along, in fancy dress or not. To help with the catering please let them know you will be joining them for lunch via the link on the St Philip’s facebook page or email email@example.com or phone 01435 882172 or a note in the vicarage post box. Donations will go towards the 150th anniversary projects, a sound system with T Loop and resurfacing the driveway. All details on Facebook.
AUGUST MARCHES ON: As August marches on many groups and clubs are preparing to resume their normal meetings, if you are looking for new members, just want to let the world know what you are planning over the next few months, then give me a call and let me know. I am happy to add items to this column. Are you organising a fund raising event, a weekly monthly activity, anything that the rest of us may be interested in. email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and head it newspaper. Alternatively call me on 01435 882107. I do get most of my information from the local parish magazines but they don’t always come out in time for me to get things into the papers so don’t leave it to chance contact me yourself.
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