OPEN GARDENS: Well the weather held for the National Garden Scheme open gardens in Burwash last Saturday. Seven garden were open to the public to visit and they came in good numbers. Around 485 people visited including NGS members and children under 12 years. With contributions from sales and donation they raised £2,351.50 for the NGS. The members of the village hall committee made and served the refreshments and thanks to the wonderful donations of cakes etc., made £685 for hall funds. Thank you to everyone who opened their garden and to those who helped in anyway. Another amazing success for our lovely village.
CHEESE AND WINE: The members of St Bartholomew’s Church invite you to a cheese and wine evening tonight, Friday, in the church. Tickets are £10 each and include some delicious wines and cheeses and great company. Tickets are available at the door, time 7.30pm. Grateful thanks are given to the sponsors Martlet Wines and The Traditional Cheeses Diary, Stonegate and Greenfield technical services.
QUIZ: Tonight, Friday, is also Quiz Evening at the Pavilion in Burwash Common. You are invited to enter a team of six in this monthly quiz. Entry is £2 and money is given back as prizes. There is usually a sausage supper and the licenced bar will be open. The fun begins at 8pm. To book a table or for further details please call Jan McCartney on 01435 882117 or Karol Richardson on 883318.
FETE: The annual summer fete at Oakdown, Burwash Common is being held tomorrow, Saturday, from 6pm. Everyone is welcome to go along and join in the fun. With lots of things to try, buy and enjoy.
PARTY: On Sunday everyone will be praying for fine weather for the annual Sunday School and Pathfinders summer party in the gardens of the Rectory. The fun begins at 10am and is open to all the children who go to either of these groups.
BLG: The Burwash Ladies Group will be meeting today at the village hall from 2.15pm. This lively group of women meet on the second Wednesday of each month and enjoy a varied programme of talks and enjoyable meetings each of which end with a delicious tea. New members are always welcome as are visitors. To find out more please call Veronica Farley.
AFTER EIGHT: The ladies of the After Eight Club will have a summer garden meeting on Wednesday, when they will enjoy a summer meal. Members should have let Jan McCartney have their dinner preferences and should all take a bottle with them to drink. Sounds like a great night. Have fun ladies.
CAMPING: You are invited to join a special camping weekend at Bateman’s tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday from 4pm to 10am at £19 for adults £9 for children, optional breakfast £7.50. A unique chance to experience Kipling’s garden and estate. There will be a range of family orientated activities including nature tours, games and storytelling around the camp fire with marshmallows. You can also book breakfast in the tearoom. Booking is essential so call now to find out availability on 01435 882302.
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