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On 6th September there will be a special service at 10.30am at All Saints Church with the Orphanage Choir from Romania. Church members help build houses in Oradea for orphans who are now adults.

Reminder. Lindfield Bonfire Society. Badge Night is on Tuesday 1st September at the Stand Up Inn from 6.30-10pm. All welcome.

Lindfield Arts Festival.Error last week. Tim Stanton’s talk is on Sunday 20th Sept from 15.00-16.00 upstairs in the Bent Arms.

More events:there will be 4 Interior Design Workshops for children given by Homesmiths at Barratt Homes Sales Office, Heathwood Park. Saturday 19th Sept at 10.00-11.00, 11.30-12.30, 13.30-14.30 and15.00-16.00. On Friday 18th Sept there is a Comedy Night at the Bent Arms from 20.00-22.00. Various performers.On Sunday 20th Sept there is a Pub Quiz at the Bent Arms from 19.00-21.30.On Saturday 19th Sept.there is an African Drumming Performance in the Bent Arms garden from12.00-13.00.This will be given by the Lindfield based African Drumming Group. They will also perform at Paolinos from 13.00-14.00 the same day. Don’t forget the workshop from 15.00-16.00 at the Community Hall, Lindfield Primary School. This is for teens and adults. More next week.

Mobile Library. Each week in Lindfield.Next visit to Compton Rd. from 12.15-13.15 and by The Common from 14.30-15.30 on 28th August.

Country Market from 10.00-11.15 each Thursday. The plant stall is really good and such bargain prices. Lovely cakes, jam, honey etc. Sit down and enjoy a tea/coffee with a friend. Everyone is really friendly and one is made to feel very welcome. You are missing a treat if you never go!

Lindfield Evening WI welcomed three visitors to the August meeting. Would-be members are always invited to try before they buy. We hope these ladies liked what they found! 
August’s speaker, Neil Sadler, talked about his road trip through California during the USA federal government shut-down in October 2013. Neil had found armed guards barring entry to national parks and the Grand Canyon. But the holiday was not completely scuppered and Neil shared some great stories and pictures of San Francisco and the iconic Route 66, now quaintly down-at-heel.
After coffee and socialising, the meeting continued with a raffle, pots of pelargoniums and dahlias for birthday girls, and reminiscing on lost skills such as adding ounces and pounds and handwriting formal letters!
This month members have been out and about, walking along the seafront at Goring and climbing to the top of the Clayton railway tunnel portal to visit David Porter, who lives in the “castle” and cottage there. 
In the next few weeks, some members will be taking part in “The Sleeping Giant”, a WI production at Worthing Assembly Hall to mark the centenary of the WI in 2015. Others will be going to watch! Lindfield Evening WI will celebrate its own 60th anniversary next year and there has been much ferreting through the archives and scrapbooks. Many of our pictures will be on display at Lindfield Arts Festival 18 - 20 September.
The next meeting of Lindfield Evening WI will be at King Edward Hall on 10 September when Bill Avenell will talk about Christ’s Hospital School. To find out more about Lindfield Evening WI and for contact numbers, check our noticeboards outside King Edward Hall and in Denmans Lane.

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