FETE: Today, Friday, at 3pm the Burwash CEP School will be holding their summer fete in the playground. There will be Maypole dancing, stalls of all kinds, refreshments and something for everyone. Your local school welcomes you to go along and support them. The fun ends at 5pm.
QUIZ: Tonight, Friday, is the monthly quiz evening at the Pavilion in Burwash Common. Teams of six are invited to pit their brains against each other for cash prizes. The licenced bar will be open and sausage supper. The entry money is given back as prizes money. To book a table and sausages, please call Karol Richardson on 01435 883318.
FLOWER SHOW: Tomorrow, Saturday, Burwash Horticultural Society will be holding their Summer Rose, Sweet Pea and Delphinium Show in the Pavilion at the Swan Meadow Playing Fields. The exhibitors will display their flowers etc from 9am to 11am. The judging will then take place. Visitors can go along from 2.15pm to 4pm to see and smell the wonderful exhibits and discover who the winners are. Refreshments and a raffle will be available.
TEA PARTY: On Sunday afternoon you are all invited to go along to the Rectory Tea Party, from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Go along and enjoy a cream team, chat and relax in the Rectory garden. Children are invited to take along a teddy, there will be a prize for the best dressed teddy. There will be some tables and chairs but more chairs and rugs would be helpful. If it is raining the party will be in the Rectory.
WALK: The next monthly parish footpath walk will take place on Monday morning, meeting at the Bear car park before heading out in a different direction. David King invites you all to join him and the friendly group of walkers as they take in five or six miles of the beautiful countryside around the three villages. The views are always spectacular and you will be back in time for lunch. For more details please call David on 01435 882427.
GARDEN: The garden at King John’s Nursery, Sheepsetting Lane, Etchingham is being opened to the public on Tuesday in aid of Demelza Hospice Care for Children. The garden is open from 2pm to 5pm and features formal lawns, lily pond, wild garden, meadow and woodlands. Admission is £4.50, children free. Tea, coffee and cakes will be available.
AFTER EIGHT CLUB: On Wednesday the ladies of the After Eight Club have invited the ladies of the Burwash Ladies Group to join then at the Burwash Common Pavilion for afternoon tea. They will get together from 2.30pm and enjoy an afternoon of conversation and tea. If you would like to join one of these groups call Helene King on 01435 882427 for Burwash Ladies Group and Jan McCartney on 01435 882117 for the After Eight Club.
OPEN GARDEN: On Thursday and Friday Elphicks, Spring Lane Burwash will be opening their garden in the National Garden Scheme. Entry is £3.50 for adults, children free. Lorna and Yuti Chernajovsky will be pleased to welcome you and show you around the lovely grounds including the woodland and pond area. Teas will be provided by Macmillan supporters and available all afternoon with delicious home-made cakes. The gardens slope so care is needed, but help will be on hand to show you around.
SUPPER WALK: Next Saturday, June 20, evening you are invited to join the Midsummer Walk and supper at Batemans. The guided walk will take in some of the 330 acre estate following the footsteps of Rudyard Kipling. This will be followed by a hearty supper in the Mulberry Restaurant. Please wear walking boots or wellingtons. Booking is essential, call Batemans on 01435 882302.
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