Ditchling

Dithchling WI - For THE September meeting we enjoyed listening to speaker Edward Padgett talking about the life of Stanley Holloway and reciting some of his monologues. Most knew of some of them and remembered the notable films he appeared in. this was followed t with tea and biscuits. The flower of the month was won by Briony the next meeting Thursday 1st October 2.15pm, in Ditchling village hall, is a members meeting.Visitors are very welcome

Ditchling Mummers Workshop Wednesday 7 October 2015 8:0pm --Lower Village Hall, Ditchling Ditchling Mummers will perform at the Bull Hotel in Ditchling on Boxing Day this year, 26 December for the 30 consecutive year. It is now a local tradition that attracts 300-400 local residents and visitors. Collections are for charity. To help this now established event to continue we are seeking new members. All men are welcome, no experience needed but if you can sing, dance, read a script, play a musical instrument and happy to perform in front of large crowds or just want to help - you would be most welcome.If interested in performing this year, we are holding introductory Mumming Workshops on Saturday 3rdOctober at 10.30am and Wednesday 7th October at 8.00pm. Both will be in the Lower Village Hall, Ditchling. If this seems interesting and you would like to be involved in please contact Roger Vail on 01273 844454 or John Bacon on 01273 843938 for more information.

When War is Done Rejoicing, Returning, Reflecting, Remembering Exhibition St Margarets Church, Ditchling open daily.13th September - 11th November Seventy years from the end of World War II, our new exhibition reflects the range of emotions from the time.The stories of those who did not return will also be told

MARY HOLMAN -The Parish Council are holding a party for Mary’s retirement as Clerk to the Council on Friday 16th October. This will be held in the Barn on the Village Green between 5.30pm and 7pm There is also a collection and a card to sign in the Post Office. Please can you sign the card by the 10th October. We look forward to seeing you at the party.

60s Music Evening in Ditchling Saturday October 17, 7.30pm Ditchling Village Hall

Only a handful of tickets remain for this event, which will be hosted by top Brighton DJ ‘Tommy the Legend’. Tommy’s knowledge of 60s music and his enthusiasm for it are well-known to audiences in the area.

If you fancy dancing to the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Kinks, Supremes, Manfred Mann and all your favourites and helping to raise money for a wildlife charity at the same time, this is your last chance to get a ticket from Ditchling Post Office, Parkers in the High Street or by phoning 01273 845361. NO TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR. Tickets cost £13 and include light refreshments. A well-stocked bar will be available and there’ll be exciting spot prizes to add to the fun.

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