HIGH STREET FIRE: in the Pet Shop and the Coop closing both does affect our visits to the High Street, but it does not mean that you need to do some of your food shopping outside the village. Apart from the Coop pop up shop there is everything from the newspapers and more at Jantons, the staples of bread, cheese and delicatessen fare at Hampers, bread and cakes at Truffles plus fruit and veg at Gibsons. Do use our local shops and discover they have a lot to offer and are very handy.
MAKE TIME FOR MACMILLAN: A group of Hurst ladies are hosting a coffee morning again this year to raise funds for this well known cancer charity on Friday 30 September at the Bowls Club on South Avenue from 10 am to 12 noon. Entrance is £3.50 to include tea or coffee and a cake, children 50p to include a drink and biscuit. But there will be stalls to browse as well as delicious home made cakes for sale. Last year a bumper amount was raised and the ladies are hoping for your support to make it an even better one this year.
COFFEE MORNING at Holy Trinity on Saturday 1 October, starting at 10 am featuring music by Neil Morris, organist of Holy Trinity. He will be entertaining everyone with an organ recital at 10.45 am. Lots of goodies for sale from delicious home made jam to delicate individual items of jewellery, charity cards, cakes, vintage items and more. Everyone welcome and free admission.
MID SUSSEX RAMBLERS: will alternatively take you for a circular walk to the south of the village on Saturday 1 October. Meet at Trinity Road car park at 2.15 pm. Contact for more information Brian J 07985 201335.
CAFE CHURCH: also at the Methodist Church on Sunday 2 October from 10.30 am to 11.30 am. Go along and enjoy Coffee and Croissants followed by lively worship with modern songs and a Bible message relevant for today. Suitable for all ages.
G&T@3: A traditional half-hour service at the Methodist Church also on Sunday 1 October from 3.00 pm to 3.30 pm, tea provided after the service with time to chat
HURST AFTERNOON CLUB: October meeting is on Tuesday 4 October in the Village Centre at 2.15pm. This month’s guest speaker is our local artist and sculptor Sylvia Thornhill. Very appropriate as she was one of the artists displaying her work as part of the Open Studios with the Hurst Festival, and also sculptor of the ring of children of different centuries that commemorates the St Lawrence Fair’s 700 years. An interesting afternoon hearing her speak about her work, and open to anyone to come.
HURSTPIERPOINT WI: on Wednesday 5 October meets at the Guide HQ at 2.15pm, and undertakes a Musical Journey with Belinda Sharp.
DIARY DATE for the RNLI who have a coffee morning coming up on Saturday 8 October at the Village Centre with lifeboat souvenirs and Christmas cards.
FASHION SHOW on Saturday 8 October at 7.30pm in the Village Centre, with drinks on arrival. Organised by Hurstpierpoint Preschool, tickets are available by phoning 07733 831877.
WELCOME to Marie-France, the latest shop to open in the High Street. Named after the owner, an interior designer, it offers decorative items and antique furniture, mainly but not entirely French. Opening hours are Tuesday then Thursday to Saturday from 10am.
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