Hellingly & Horsebridge

SUNDAY SERVICES: 9.15am Holy Communion Upper Dicker. On Sunday September 13, the Vicar will be asking Any Upper Dicker Questions? The 9.15am service will include a time for Questions and Answers. The sermon slot is often all one way, but on this occasion the congregation is being asked to bring questions that the Vicar can give comment on and for others to chip in. If you have a question that you might like raised, then send it to the Vicar on vicar.hellingly@gmail.com.

GHOST WALK: On Monday from 7pm to 8.30pm there is a 90 minute walk in and around the grounds of Michelham Priory. Stories of ghosts and paranormal activity, together with a little of the history and characters of the priory’s past and presented with a little humour from Sussex’s premier paranormal entertainment company, Sussex Darkside. To book visit www.sussexdarkside.co.uk or call 07956 307684. Adults £15, children £10, family (two plus two) £40.

COFFEE AND BOOKS: There are weekly coffee mornings with a book exchange at Dicker Hall 10.40am to noon every Thursday. Book Exchange or purchase 20p.

BASKETRY WEEKEND: The Sussex Archaeological Society are running a Reed Mace (bulrush) Basketry course on Saturday September 5 from 10.30am to 4.30pm and on Sunday September 6 10.30am to 1pm. Cost is £95. This is a one-and-a-half day course, making a basketry item (or items) of your choice to take home with you. Using foraged wild reed mace (known as bulrush), some of which will be harvested on the day. Loads of samples will be available to inspire you, and tuition will be on hand to guide you through the practicals at every stage. It will be in a great, tucked-away spot, under the trees with a camp fire at Michelham Priory. Suitable for adults of all levels including beginners. Led by Ruby Taylor of Native Hands, an experienced teacher and maker. Bookings and full course description http://www.nativehands.co.uk/courses-homepage/reed-mace/ or phone 01323 844224. Numbers are limited so please book in advance at email adminmich@sussexpast.co.uk.

QUIZ NIGHT: Book now for the Dicker Village Hall Quiz night on Saturday September 26 (to raise funds for the village hall) at Dicker Village Hall 7pm for 7.30 start. Tickets adults £7, children (under 12) £3.50. Includes supper and tea or coffee, bring your own other drinks. Teams of up to six. Quiz master Stuart Higgins. Contact Jenny on 844687 or jenann@btconnect.com.

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