East Hoathly

VILLAGE SHOW SOCIETY: East Hoathly and Halland Village Show Society presents another outstanding visit to the RHS Wisley Flower on Thursday September 7. We will be departing from outside the Forester’s Arms at 9am, returning at approximately 6pm. Tickets are £16 which as well as admittance the ticket includes the National Dahlia Show, Sculpture Trail, NAFAS floral display and the Floral Ballroom Marquee. For more information or to reserve a seat, please call Sue Carter on 01825 841499.

Saturday September 2 sees this year’s autumn show in the village hall. Please enter your autumn flowers, vegetable, flower arrangements, handicrafts and photographs at this friendly village gathering. Great fun for all amateur gardeners, cooks, crafts people and lots of classes for children too.

The hall opens up for setting up exhibits at 8.30am and then closes at 10.30am for judging. It then re-opens at 1.30pm for public viewing. At approximately 3.30pm awards will be made, a raffle drawn and there will be an auction of produce. Admission 50p. If you would like more information and a list of classes please contact Frances Mills on 01825 840653. Annual membership f the society is £2.

PRESERVATION SOCIETY: The next walk will take place on Sunday August 20 and will explore the Ouse valley, starting from the Abergavenny Arms Rodmell at 2pm. The walk will traverse species rich habitats on an easy going circular walk with a bit of cultural heritage thrown in for geed measure. Everyone welcome. For further details, car sharing etc. please call Jenny or Chris on 0125 872830.

KING’S HEAD CANTER: This year sees the 20th Canter where runners start off from the Six Bells in Chiddingly and end up at the King’s Head, a distance of 5k. Teams and individuals are invited to take part in the run which takes place on Bank Holiday Monday, August 28, at 11am. A team can comprise three people from the church, school, local businesses, a village street, clubs and pubs, as long as you live, work or play in East Hoathly. The event is sponsored by the King’s Head and The Jog Shop. Entry forms are available from the Village Stores or Stuart Mills (01825 840653), also online at www.kingsheadcanter5k.org.uk. There is a entry fee discount for East Hoathly residents for pre-race day entries, all proceeds go to the East Hoathly and Halland Carnival Society.

POP IN LUNCH: There will be no meeting in August as usual, however we shall resume on September 7, 12.30pm in East Hoathly Village Hall for delicious soups and home made puddings, All for only £4. Everyone is welcome to join us.

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