Heathfield, Punnetts Town, Broad Oak & Cross In Hand

HEFFLE CUCKOO FAIR: April 16, 11am to 5pm Park and Ride from Market Car Park from 10am. Entrance free. Every penny raised on the day will go to Demelza Hospice Care for Children. Dame Heffle and her procession will leave the Heathfield Community College at 11am and come to Cade St to re-enact the ancient legend and release the cuckoo to welcome spring to Heathfield. Many attractions, stalls, entertainment, food all day. Come and enjoy a great community day and support an excellent charity. Watch out for the scarecrows advertising the event. For further details please phone 01435 882723 or 01435 830504.

HEATHFIELD SHOW: Heathfield on line entries closing date for 2016 show Saturday May 28 at Little Tottingworth Farm, Broad Oak. The Heathfield and District Agricultural Show’s on line booking facility on its web site (www.heathfieldshow.org) for all livestock and horse entries is now taking entries for the 2016 Show. The web site is fully interactive allowing exhibitors to enter their classes, visitors to purchase tickets and members to join, on line. Closing date for entries in the Livestock classes is April 1 and in the horse classes is April 11. If you would like a hard copy of the schedule please send an sae with a large first class stamp to the Show Secretary, 2 Grants Cottage, Brightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5HZ and we will post one out to you. No late entries will be accepted. As usual we have some new classes in each section, including an extra Dexter calf class, re-jigging of the Open Beef Classes, a small holder’s pig class, and of course the ever popular sheep sweep stake. The main ring attraction brings much excitement to the Heathfield Show this year with the JCB Dancing Diggers making a guest appearance. Any queries please contact the show office or visit our web site for full details.

AGM: FASCOH’s AGM is on Friday April 15 at The Space, All Saint’s Church, Old Heathfield. 7.15pm for pre-supper drinks, fish and chip supper at 7.45pm. To book your supper (£5) call Colin Saunders on 01435 864194.

SUMMER FESTIVAL: Saturday June 11, Broad Oak and Heathfield 2016 Summer Festival and Queen’s Birthday Celebrations at Broad Oak Village Hall and St George’s Church.

ALL SAINT’S CHURCH: Old Heathfield. Sunday, 8am Holy Communion (BCP); 11am Morning Worship. All welcome for coffee after this service. St George’s Broad Oak, 9.30am Holy Communion. http://allsaintsoldheathfield.org

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