Burwash news
Burwash news

PARADE: Well done to everyone who turned out for the Remembrance Sunday parades at St Bartholomew’s Burwash and St Philip’s Burwash Weald Churches last weekend. Both had a great number of people who stood for the wreath laying and prayers at the memorials. Before entering the churches for the service. This is amazing that young and old want to show they are grateful to all the young men and women who lost their lives during the wars. We will remember them.

MEETING: The Burwash Branch of The Royal British Legion will have their AGM on Monday evening in the Rose and Crown from 8pm. This is open to anyone who has an interest in the work that the British Legion do. You do not have to be a member to attend, but you will be made welcome and there will be sandwiches at the bar. Hopefully they will have had a very successful poppy appeal this year.

SOUP LUNCH: The autumn soup lunch will be held on Thursday at the village hall. These are usually great fun with a selection of six different soups to try, leek and potato, curried parsnip, minted pea and ham, tomato, carrot and coriander, cream of mushroom, broccoli and stilton. Try one try them all. There will also be a selection of hot and cold desserts to sample too, apple pies mince pies, treacle steamed pudding, trifle, banoffee pie and more. Soft drinks will be available but you are welcome to bring your own wine. Glasses will be supplied. It will start from 12.30pm to eat at 1pm. No need to book but if you know you are coming why not give me a call on 01435 882107 and let me know. Entry is £7.50 and all money raised will be given to the village hall refurbishment fund.

DIARY DATES: The annual Christmas charity prize bingo will be held on Sunday December 4 at 2.30pm in the village hall. This is a fun event that the whole family can enjoy. Entry is free and bingo books cost £1 each with 24 chances to win a prize. There will be a raffle and flyers too. If anyone would like to donate prizes please contact me on 01435 882107 or bring them on the day.

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL: The St Bartholomew’s Christmas tree festival will be held on Friday December 2 to 4. Clubs and societies from the village will each decorate a tree and the church will once again look magical. Times of opening vary and I will give them to you nearer the date.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: The Catholic Church will be holding its popular Christmas Bazaar on December 3 in the village hall from 2.15pm. A great opportunity to see if you can start your Christmas shopping.

FESTIVAL EVENING: The Burwash Festive evening will be held on Wednesday December 7 when the Christmas lights will be switched on. There are lots of plans afoot to make it a great evening for everyone especially the children. Complete details of these will appear nearer the time.

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