PRESERVATION SOCIETY: The society invites you to a talk entitled Attempting a Good Life in a Sussex Wood by Chris Yarrow. Learn, how, against all the odds a family succeeded in making a living from just 63 acres of an old wood, breathing new life into it. The transformed a non-descript Sussex wood into a much loved working woodland park near the village of Hadlow Down. With self-deprecating humour, forester Chris will recount their ups and downs. The talk will take place tonight (Friday) at 7.30pm in the village hall. Admission is free to members, guests welcome at £4 each. For more information, please contact Toni Whewell on 01825 872460.
The next walk will be this Sunday and will be the Thomas Turner Walk. Meeting at the King’s Head at 2pm for a prompt start (booking for lunch is advisable). For further details please contact Chris or Jenny on 01825 872830.
LENT LUNCHES: A series of lunches are being held on Wednesdays during Lent to raise money for charity. Most lunches will commence at noon, but please call the host to check times and let them know that you are coming. March 22, Fiona Dobbs, Bank House, 8 High Street 840413, Church clock; March 29, Gill Greaves, 6 Buttsfield Lane 841088, Church funds; March 29, Lorraine Walker, Wealdside Buttsfield Lane 841359, TBA; April 5, Fay Hankins, 7 Buttsfield Lane 841174, Mothers’ Union.
VILLAGE SHOW SOCIETY: The society presents a talk by Mark Piper of Sussex Fruit Trees on Growing Fruit In Your Garden. The talk will cover all aspects of growing fruit trees and soft fruit. It will take place on tonight (Friday) at 7.30pm in the village hall. Plants will be available for purchase. Tickets are £2 for members, £3 for non-members.
PUB QUIZ: The next quiz will take place at 7.30pm in The King’s Head on Thursday April 6. Proceeds will be donated to the village cricket club. For more information, please call the pub on 840238.
TWINNING ASSOCIATION: The association is looking forward to the next visit by our friends from Juziers, France on Saturday April 29 to Monday May 1. They are in the 21st year of the exchange visits and look forward to this very enjoyable tradition going, which has led to the formation of lasting friendships. If you are interested in taking part, hosting a family, then please visit https://ehhtwinningassociation.org, visit the facebook page or call Pat Duke on 01825 841077.
POP IN LUNCH: East Hoathly and District Pop In Lunch, Soup and Sociability. Come and join us for our monthly lunch on April 6 in East Hoathly Village Hall at 12.45pm for some great soups and delicious puddings. Excellent value at only £3. Come and meet new friends and bring some along. Everyone Welcome. Marion Beal 01825 840097.
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