East Hoathly

VILLAGE SHOW SOCIETY: Come and enter your spring flowers, flower arrangements, cookery, handicrafts and photographs at this friendly village gathering taking place on Saturday April 2. Great fun for all amateur gardeners, cooks, crafts people and photographers, and lots of classes for children too. The village hall opens at 8.30am for setting up exhibits and closes at 10.30am for judging. The hall then re-opens at 1.30pm for public viewing. At approximately 3.30pm awards will be given and there will also be a raffle and auction of produce. Admission 50p. If you would like a schedule for the show, please contact: Paul Richardson (01825) 840082. Annual membership of East Hoathly and Halland Village Show Society, £2 adult www.villageshowsociety.co.uk

PRESERVATION SOCIETY: Ditty Box Naval Yarns by Cdr Roger Paine. Roger will be talking about his amusing experiences in the Royal Navy. He rose from sailor in bell bottom trousers to a gold laced senior officer. During this time he served on aircraft carriers, frigates, destroyers, tank landing ships, the navy’s ice patrol ship, mine counter measure vessels and a submarine. Visiting ports in nearly every country. To hear his tales please come along to East Hoathly Village Hall on Friday April 8 at 7.30pm. Admission is free to members and guests welcome at £3 admission charge. For more information please call Toni Whewell 01825 872460.

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