Burwash news
Burwash news

PARTY: A big thank you to all the organisers for a fantastic day on Saturday’s celebration of The Queen’s 90th birthday. The afternoon began at 1pm with a parade up the high street led by the Pentacle Drummers and the Pentax E Drummers, who also gave a display on the playing field. The children enjoyed games and fun and were each given a medal commemorating the Queen’s birthday. There was a tug of war with plenty of willing hands. Best dressed had to go to Eddie Workman who wore a suit of mini union jacks and looked very dapper. The evening was held at Burwash Common playing filed where there was a hog roast and music supplied by 21 whiskey’s. All in all a very good day. On Sunday a group of friends gathered at the village hall which was decorated with a union jack flag and bunting and a maple leaf flag and napkins (Canada being part of the Commonwealth) to enjoy lovely food and company to celebrate birthdays of the Queen and two of the guests. A great week end of celebrating.

AFTERNOON TEA: Thank you to Lynda and Richard Maude Roxby for hosting yet another fabulous afternoon tea in their beautiful garden in the sunshine. The tables were beautifully presented with china cups and saucers, fresh flowers and each guest was waited on and served an amazing array of cakes and a fresh pot of tea. It was like being at the Ritz but with a lovely outdoor setting. There was a raffle and items to buy including the beautifully decorated blown eggs by Brenda. A total over £700 was raised for Admiral Nurses for Dementia. Thank you to all who went along and supported.

OPEN GARDEN: Today, Friday, is your last chance this year to visit the beautiful gardens Elphick in Spring Lane Burwash. Open from 1pm to 4pm you can walk around this diverse property and enjoy the flowers that grow. Open as part of the National Garden Scheme you are all welcome. Tea and lovely homemade cakes will be available run by members of the Burwash Village Hall Committee.

FLOWER SHOW: Tomorrow, Saturday, Burwash Horticultural Society will be holding their annual Rose, Delphinium and Sweetpea Show in the Pavilion in Ham Lane. Exhibits can be staged between 9am and 11am, schedules are available from the The Flower House. Classes include art and craft and a junior classes for up to 7 year old and 8 to 11 year olds. Visitors can go along from 2.15pm until 4pm. Tea and biscuits will be available and a raffle held. Good luck to all the entrants.

BURWASH IN BLOOM: You have just one week to enter the Burwash in Bloom 2016 competition. Entry is £2 per class and for residents there are a) Hanging Baskets, b) Window boxes, tubs and troughs and c) Front Garden. A special award for best overall effect and the best sustainable use of ideas. The business section a) Hanging baskets b) Window boxes, tubs and troughs. Entry forms are available from Jarvis Butchers and should be in by June 24 with judging on July 1. Good luck to all those who enter.

FATHER’S DAY: On Sunday it is Father’s Day and Bateman’s invite you to treat yours to a special father’s day tea. It is an unusual idea of Yorkshire pudding, pasty and other delicate treats. The cost is normal admission to Bateman’s plus £15. Please ring now to book your places on 01435 882302.

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