Seaford

PERFORMANCE: Seaford Little Theatre are performing a triple bill of one act plays which are The Copyhold by Thomas Hardy, Say Something Happened by Alan Bennett and Between Mouthfuls by Alan Ayckbourn starting tonight, Friday, to Saturday August 1 (excluding Sunday). Evening performances 7.45pm and Saturday matinee 2.30pm (tomorrow). Tickets £8 (£7 for opening night and matinee). Box Office Redgold Opticians, Broad Street. Email tickets@seafordlittletheatre.co.uk or 07801692292.

MACMILLAN GARDEN TRAIL: Tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday the trail covers various locations from Brighton to Eastbourne with the official opening at Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive by Christine Walkden at 11am tomorrow. The trail includes three Seaford Gardens and there is a shuttle bus service from The Buckle Car Park, Marine Parade to Driftwood, Marine Drive because of very limited parking. Tickets are £2 per garden or £7 for a day ticket from any of the gardens. For more information and the complete list of gardens www.macmillangardentrail.co.uk

MAN ON THE RUN: This is at The Martello Fields on Sunday starting at 11am for a 5k charity run for men and boys in aid of Cancer Research UK. Entry fee £12 for adults, £6 for under 18’s. Enter at www.manontherun.org or just come along and support them.

THE BUCKLE CAR PARK: There is a drop in session at the Sports Hall, Downs Leisure Centre on Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm.

COUNCIL MEETING: Seaford Town Council’s Planning and Highways Committee are meeting on Thursday at 7pm at 37 Church Street.

ST ANDREW’S CHURCH FETE: The fete at Bishopstone is on Saturday August 1 from noon until 4pm. This popular traditional event is held in beautiful country setting of

Bishopstone Village, there will be light lunches and teas together with games, raffle, tombola, plants, bric-a-brac, books and many others. Also a Fun Dog Show where you have to register from 1pm to 1.50pm. Good parking.

SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE: A short open air service is for anyone who would like to remember their loved ones buried in St. Andrew’s Churchyard, Bishopstone for a feeling of tranquility and spiritual peace. Everyone welcome with refreshments in the hall afterwards.

SIMON PARKE: Simon is the next person to give a talk at St Peter’s Church, Belgrave Road on Tuesday August 4 at 2.30pm as part of The East Blatchington Lectures. Simon has had a varied life after 20 years of being a priest and now a writer. He has written columns for the Daily Mail and a weekly supermarket diary Shelf Life. Other books by Simon Parke include Forsaking the Family which is a refreshing look at family life and The Beautiful Life which offers ten new commandments because life could be better. He has also written comedy and satire for TV and radio picking up a Sony Radio Reward. Tickets are available from Newberry Tully Estate Agent, Church Street at £7 including refreshments.

NAGASAKI: The 70th anniversary of the allied bombing of the Japanese town, Seaford Quakers are holding a silent vigil in the Seaford Peace Garden, East Street from midday on Sunday August 9.

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