SOCIAL CLUB: There will be a pop-in lunch on Thursday in the village hall at 12.45pm. Home-made soups and puddings will be served for only £3 per person. Please come along and make new friends.
ARTISTS’ OPEN HOUSES: This week-end (October 1 and 2), between 11am and 5pm, local artists will be exhibiting their arts in their homes add studios as part of the Chiddingly Arts festival. Venues include: Paine’s Farm Pottery, 89 South Street, East Hoathly BN8 6DT, Peter Cuthebertson Ceramics. Village Works, East Hoathly BN8 6QA, a collection of studios and visiting artists in the centre of East Hoathly. Demonstrations of lampwork glass beadmaking at the torch flame and dressmaking in the studio on both weekends. Keith Pettit Wood engravings, Eloise Nash Ceramics, Alan Jones Collage, Jim Holden Photographer, Rebecca Weddell lampwork glass beads and jewellery, Robert Nagle drawing and painting, Andrew McEwan paintings, Angela Evans ceramics, Woven Oak Block printed textiles, Becky Drinan bespoke dressmakers and dressmaking workshops, Rebecca Weddell will be melting glass at the torch flame throughout both weekends. The Quadrangle, Ailies Lane, East Hoathly BN8 6QP, a collection of four studios and visiting artists. Demonstrations of Temaris ball making both weekends. Chris Mansell paintings, Emily McLennan experimental photography, David Armitage paintings and children’s books, Sally Lane glass, Shelagh Wilson paintings, Victoria Atkinson ceramic sculptures, Annette Lawrence jewellery, Sarah Money sculpture, Yolande Beer ceramics, Bethany Love printmaker, Debbie Bowler paintings, Louise Paul basketry and chair seat weaving, Linda Partrick paintings, Louise Turner-Creasey textiles, Joyce Moore temari thread balls, David Manger photography, Rebecca Trotman paintings, Susan King ceramics, Gold Park Fine Heirloom Jewellery, Janine Shute pastel drawings, Abi Tutill bespoke furniture design. Charity teas, coffees and homemade cake in the garden at Annabel Cottage (weather permitting). Graywood Eaves, 1 Graywood Eaves, Graywood Lane, East Hoathly BN8 6QR. Venue 4 David Harrison ceramics, Barbie Harrison paintings on wood in mixed media, Tony Mills painter in acrylic, Frances Geesin electroplated fabric and natural forms, Phil Duncan Garden ceramics, Julie Turner fused glass. David Harrison will be demonstrating throwing.
HARVEST THANKSGIVING: You are invited to services on Sunday at Chiddingly (9.30am) and East Hoathly (11am). The service is for people of all ages and will last for about 45 minutes. Gifts of packet, tinned, non-perishable food made during the Harvest Thanksgiving services will be donated to our local Foodbanks (Chiddingly to Hailsham and East Hoathly to Uckfield). The Foodbanks generally welcome any of the following: Milk (UHT or powdered), sugar (500g), fruit juice (carton), soup, pasta sauces, sponge pudding (tinned), tomatoes (tinned), cereals, rice pudding (tinned), tea bags/instant coffee, instant mashed potato, rice/pasta, tinned meat/fish, tinned vegetables, tinned fruit, jam, biscuits or snack bar. Hailsham Foodbank are currently especially short of long life fruit juice (apple/orange), soup, dog food, tomato ketchup/brown sauce, shampoo, shower gel, deodorant, toothpaste. But have plenty of jam. Uckfield Foodbank are currently especially short of pasta sauces, sponge puddings, chocolate treats. But have plenty of baked beans, pasta, breakfast cereal, tea bags.
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