COFFEE MORNING: The coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, at Polegate Community Centre is hosted by Pre-school Playgroup. All welcome in the lounge from 10am to noon.

WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, All Around Birling Gap, 4.5 miles with Pam and Sue. Meet at East Dean car park 10am. Bus 12X at 9.33am Terminus Road, Stand J. Or Chiddingly Cuckoo, 7 miles with Caroline. Meet at Cuckoo Lane car park Hellingly, at 9.30am GR 584121. Public house option. On Sunday, Hilly Way Home, 13.5 miles with Clare K. Meet bus 12, 9.16am Terminus Road to Blakeney Avenue, stop where walk starts at 10am. Lunch at Martello Tower, Seaford. Drop points at 7.5 miles, 10.5 miles. On Wednesday, Ducking and Diving, 8 miles with Bob J. Meet bus 98, 9.38am Terminus Road to the Triangle, Lower Willingdon where walk starts at 10am. Dry lunch.

ART EXHIBITION: Tomorrow, Saturday, presented by Polegate Sketching and Painting Group, in the Henry Twine Hall from 9.30 am to 1pm. All welcome.

BOOT FAIR: Polegate Community Association are holding a fund raising indoor boot fair, table sale, on Sunday at Polegate Community Centre, from 10am to 2pm. Tables cost £7. Set up is at 8.30am. To book a table please contact Pat on 489687. There will be held on a monthly basis.

PERFORMANCE: St Andrew’s Drama Group are performing their play, The Stranger, at Trinity Church, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon on Sunday at 10.30 am. All welcome.

TALK: Annual Mills Talk by Peter Hill on Sunday at Polegate Windmill. The mill is open from 2pm to 5pm.

POLEGATE PLODDERS: Would like more folk to join them running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email brianwinn1@btinternet.com

BOOK: Copies of the book, Polegate Past, are now available from Maureen’s Choice, telephone 485971 or email maureencopping@yahoo.co.uk or pick up a copy at Trinity Willingdon Market on Wednesday mornings from 9.30am to noon at Trinity Church Hall, Lower Willingdon.

SPA VALLEY: Events on this Heritage Railway include visits by Thomas the Tank Engine and friends on a Day Out, tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday, with a new format. Also on October 17 and 18 Thumpers, Shunters and Brake Vans. October 23 and 24, Autumn Diesel Gala, along with the fifth annual beer and cider festival with West Kent CAMRA and not forgetting Halloween Surprises. www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk telephone 01892 537715.

TRAINS RUNNING: At Polegate Oaks on Sunday, October 18. Our Miniature trains are in the William Daily Recreation Ground. www.padmec.org.uk open from 2pm to 5 pm.

FRIDAY CRAFT: The group meet every Friday morning at 10am at Polegate Community Centre. We take part in a variety of crafts crafting comes in many guises, including knitting, crochet, card making, jigsaws, quizzing, the list is endless. Come and have fun. Contact Val Liles on 460336 or Shirley Hannam on 488035.

SOCIAL BINGO: This takes place on Monday night in the Henry Twine Hall, at Polegate Community Centre. We have a new caller, Carmen, meeting starts at 7.15pm. All welcome.

CARPENTER NEEDED: For Polegate Drama Group. Please telephone Jim Dobell on 483082 for more details.

INDOOR BOWLS: Come and play on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 1.30pm to 4.30pm at Polegate Community Centre. Call our secretary Tony 760846 for info, or just pop along. It’s for all ages.

MEN’S SOCIETY: Next meeting at St Johns Church on Monday when our speaker for the afternoon is Petrina Mayson on Now Charity Furniture Now. Tea from 2.30pm, meeting starts at 3pm. Our coffee mornings are on the second Friday of the month at St Johns Church Hall, from 10am to 11.30am.

TRINITY DINERS: The next meal is on Friday October 16. Doors open at noon for meal at 12.30pm. Meals cost £5.50 and must be booked in advance, please contact Jennie on 484189 or email secretary@trinitylep.plus.com

LOCAL HISTORY: Polegate and Willingdon Local History Society next meet on Friday October 16 when we will hear the story of Edith Cavel. Doors open at 6.30pm, visitors welcome. Meeting starts at 7pm. More info from Margaret on 484293.

TWINNING QUIZ NIGHT: On Saturday October 17 at Polegate Community Centre, from 7.30pm.

POLEGATE GARDNERS: The society’s next meeting on October 22 will be a talk, Life and Fossils on the Seashore, given by Tony Smith. Meeting held at Polegate Community Centre at 7.30pm. For more info contact Sheila Smith 483222.

BARN DANCE: On Saturday October 24 at Polegate Community Centre, at 7pm. £10. To include ploughmans and pud. Tickets in advance from 482329 or 488527 with Polegate Twinning Association.

BOOKING OFFICE: Now open for Polegate Drama’s production of Entertaining Angels, a comedy taking place from Wednesday to Saturday, October 26 to 31. Evenings at 7.45pm, matinee Saturday 2.45pm. Tickets £9 adults and children £6 available from Archer and Partners, 48 High Street 483348. On line booking has a £1 charge from www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk

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