Lewes

COFFEE MORNING: South Street Bonfire Society are holding a coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, at Cliffe Church Hall from 10am till noon. There will be tea, coffee, cakes and tombola, 2015 Bonfire Programme and membership will be available.

HISTORY GROUP: Monday 7pm (for 7.30pm) at the King’s Church building, Brooks Road.

Lewes History Group talk: Sports and Pastimes in Old Lewes; From the amazing to the bizarre by Mat Homewood. Sports and pastimes have been popular in Sussex for centuries. Cricket, stoolball and horse racing were commonplace. However, there have also been less talked about sporting events: there were many running races, a fair degree of sparrow shooting, and a host of entertaining village sports days, comprising of events such as the hundred yard balloon race, the pillow fight, and the menagerie race. All welcome. Free refreshments. £2 members, £3 for non-members. www.leweshistory.org.uk

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