Ringmer news
Ringmer news

FOOTBALL AND SOCIAL CLUB: Tomorrow, Saturday, the first team are at home to Storrington in a SCFL Div 1 league match with a 3pm kick-off at the Caburn. The seconds are away to Mile Oak reserves in a league fixture, also with a 3pm kick-off time and the thirds play Fairwarp seconds in a league fixture at the Convent Field in Lewes with a 2pm kick-off time. On the social side, this Saturday is Caburn Club Night with karaoke in the bar from 7.30pm onwards. Thursday evening in the bar is quiz night, 50 general knowledge questions, teams of up to four (ish) and just £1 per player to enter, winning team takes all. Start time is 7.30pm for team registration with the quiz getting under way at 8pm.

ST MARY’S: It’s Passion Sunday at your parish church with services at 8am Holy Communion, 10am Family Service with Baptism of Thomas and 6.30pm a special meditative service on preparation for Holy Week and Easter. There’s a Simple Lent Lunch at noon today (Friday) at 57 Harvard Road with proceeds to Caring and Sharing projects overseas. On Monday a brand new group starts with the opportunity to Go Deeper into different parts of the Bible. John Howes is leading these monthly sessions at 10.30am in the Church Room. A further session of the Lent Course runs at Barcombe on Thursday evening at 7.30pm and the Stations of the Cross journey through lent is open at 5.30pm on Tuesday. The Annual Church Meeting takes place on Monday at 7.30pm in the church room. Do come along and support. Holy Week and Easter at St Mary’s, see www.ringmerchurch.org.uk for details of the special services.

FLOWER CLUB: On Wednesday at 2pm in the village hall, Gill Sadler will give a flower arranging demonstration entitled Sussex Life. The competition for members who wish to take part is Sussex by the Sea. Visitors (£5 to include refreshments) and anyone who would like to join the club will be made most welcome.

BRIDGE CLUB: At its meeting on Wednesday March 22, the result of the duplicate pairs played was: 1, Liz and Tim Owen; 2, Deirdre Booth and Tong Wing; 3, Rosemary Land and Paul Allen. The club next meets in the St Mary’s room of the village hall next Wednesday at 7pm. Contact 814220.

WI: At our last meeting Jackie Marsh-Hobbs let us into The Secrets of the Royal Pavilion. Most of us have visited the Pavilion but Jackie ‘s talk told us not only about the history but also about the parts that most people cannot see like the details of construction of the domes as seen from the inside. We hope to have a visit there in the future to see it all with new eyes. Our next meeting is on Tuesday at 7.30pm in the village hall. Sherry Clark will be leading us in a Happiness Workshop (we don’t know what to expect, but we have a hint that chocolate is involved). Visitors and new members welcome.

SPRING SHOW: It’s only a few days now until the Horticultural and Home Produce Club Spring Show in the village hall, on Saturday April 8. Please ensure that your entries are made by 7pm on the Thursday before. Full details are in the schedule. For any further information contact the secretary, Chris Browning, on 01273812672.

ANNUAL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: This will be held on Thursday at 7.30pm in the village hall, Jack Hart Hall. The speakers at this year’s meeting will be Stewart Boyle and Sue Redshaw of the Community Woodland Project Lower Vert. Refreshments will be served by Ringmer WI. All are welcome to attend. The agenda can be found at http://www.village.hall. ringmer.info/index.php/ admin/minutes-of-meetings.html

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