WALK: Takes place on Sunday starting at 11am at the Phoenix car park, Harvey’s Brewery, Lewes. It will be a river walk to Barcombe Cross, with the option of lunch at the Royal Oak. All are welcome to join members of the Footpath Society; for more details call the walk leaders, Clive and Sandy Washer, on 01273477336 or 07961936989.
TALK: Lancing College and its Local History is the subject of the talk by Dr Janet Pennington at the village hall on Wednesday. Meet at 2pm for a 2.30pm start. All welcome.
SAUSAGE AND MASH QUIZ: In aid of St Peter and St James Hospice on Saturday April 2 at 7pm. Teams of eight (individuals welcome). Ticket price £12 (to include dessert). Raffle and licensed bar. Please take your own cutlery and plates. For tickets call Gill on 01273 891218 or Sue on 01273 891701.
CIRCULAR WALK: (Six miles) passing Bo Peep Farm, Tilton Farm, New Barn with lunch on route at the Cricketer’s Pub, Berwick and an interesting diversion to Berwick Church and Charleston Farmhouse (exterior only) takes place on Wednesday April 6. Meet members of the Footpath Society at the lay-by in Alciston, past the pub (Rose Cottage) for a 10.30am start. For more details call the walk leaders, Jennie and Dave Langley, on 01323 896831 or 07884006238.
CIRCULAR PLUMPTON WALK: (Four to four and a half miles) followed by cream tea on Saturday April 9. All welcome to join the Footpath Society just meet at 2 Strawlands (Map Ref: 324 239) ready to start at 2pm. For more details call the walk leader Jo Taylor on 01273 890450 or 07870142108.
JUMBLE SALE: In aid of Plumpton Churches takes place at the village hall on Saturday April 16. Please take jumble donations to the hall from 9am and do go along at 2pm; with clothes at 20p each there are sure to be lots of bargains. Along with jumble there will be a tombola, refreshments, good as new items, bric-a-brac, books, toys, clothes and linen.
WOODY COUNTRYSIDE WALK: (5½ miles) taking in Kingscote station on the Bluebell railway with an optional lunch in West Hoathly is on Saturday April 23 starting at 10am. Meet at West Hoathly, North Lane, south of the church (Map Ref: 364 326). For more details call the walk leaders, Gill and Geoff Gamble on 01273 891218 or 07719540121
JUMBLE SALES: There have been changes to some of the dates for the jumble sales this year; the dates are April 16 (churches), May 7 (Guides), May 21 (Monday Group), June 11 (junior football), June 25 (Honeybees Preschool), July 9 (Women’s Institute), August 20 (St Peter and St James Hospice Support Group), September 3 (pavilion), September 10 (tennis club) October 8 (village hall) and October 29 (Flower Club). There is a sale provisionally booked for September 24 which has yet to be confirmed. Jumble will be welcomed by all these organisations, just take it along to the hall on the morning of the sale from 9am.
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