Herstmonceux & Wartling

Herstmonceux & Wartling news
Herstmonceux & Wartling news

COFFEE MORNING: Vitality Village will be holding its coffee morning on Monday from 10am to noon in the Great Space at Herstmonceux Health Centre and hope that many people will join them for a cuppa. This time we will have a nostalgic talk looking back to the days when pharmacists were renowned for the mystical concoctions they compounded in an attempt to cure all common ailments. The days when side effects were unheard of, Friday night was Californian Syrup of Figs night and Exlax Caters Little Liver Pills and Beechams Pills were to be found in every medicine chest. Those were the days of boils carbuncles and chilblains when chests were rubbed with Camphorated Oil and Andrews Salts worked wonders for the liver. Ladies creamed and powdered their faces with products by Ponds and gentlemen held their hair in place with Brylcreem. A table full of pharmaceutical memorabilia guaranteed to bring memories flooding back accompanies the talk.

CHURCH SERVICES: All Church services will be at Herstmonceux whilst building works take place at Wartling. The next services at All Saints will therefore be this Sunday 8am (Wartling Service) Holy Communion (BCP) 10am Holy Communion (CW) 3.30pm Reid Hall, Messy Church.

WALKING GROUP: On Sunday morning Sue will be leading the Catsfield to Ninfield circular which is about five miles. If you would like to go along contact her on 832016 for the details.

MESSY CHURCH: Messy Church is on Sunday at The Reid Hall, Boreham Street, from 3.30 to 5pm. These are times of playing mostly board games, craft and learning about Jesus’ life, told either by drama, story, puppets or some other way, always different, always fun. Then tea is served for all. This is suitable for all ages, donation only towards expenses. If you have not tried this before come and see us or contact Richard 833124, Pat and Norman 833925 or Pam 833079 for more information.

RAY AND SHELDON: Next Friday, March 24, there is a talk by Richard Rattle to the over 60s club at Herstmonceux Village Hall. Enquiries to Ann on 441244.

MARDIS GRAS: Translated this means Fat Tuesday and is usually celebrated just before Lent but at Lime Cross Nursery they are celebrating on Friday instead in Olive’s Café. Ring 833229 to book.

BEER AND CIDER CLUB: This is at Lime Cross Nursery on Thursday at 7pm. All welcome. Enquiries 833229.

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