Lindfield

The King Edward Hall AGM: will be held on March 21st. Please phone Rupert Ayton on 01444 483716 for details.

Lindfield Flower Club: will meet on March 23rd at 2.30pm in the King Edward Hall. Do come and enjoy a lovely afternoon seeing beautiful arrangements created and picking up tips about flower arranging. Jean Plaskett’s talk and demonstration this month is called “Floral Imagination.” More information on 01444 482586.

Handel’s Messiah: Good Friday March 25th Sacred Concert. 7.30pm at All Saints Church. Tickets £15 and concessions £12. Featuring the New Sussex Singers, the All Saints’ Orchestra, Musical Director Alex Roose. Call 01444 482405.

Lindfield Bonfire Society: Easter Egg Hunt. This will take place on March 26th from 1-4pm in the garden of the Red Lion in the High Street. Children are welcome to join in the fun for a £1 donation to the Bonfire Society, but only if they bring along a grown up! (Contact Sarah on 01444 487470.)

Lindfield Horticultural Society: The Spring Show will be held on Saturday April 2nd in the King Edward Hall. The public can be admitted at 2pm and the show finishes at 4.45pm. Admission £1. Do come along-the displays are always lovely. You can also indulge in tea and cakes!

LINDFIELD EVENING W1: Our WI March meeting started with a very interesting talk by Tony Turner about an Edwardian parachutist called Dolly Shepherd. Her exciting life included jumping from hot air balloons, without harness or helmet, but waving a little Union Jack as she descended. Despite her dare devil parachute jumps she survived and lived to be 96. In 1976, a few years before her death, she flew with the Red Devils. Members also enjoyed being challenged by a March quiz. Future activities include a March Supper club and an invite to join with Ardingly WI for their Spring Supper. In addition to a cleverly themed raffle, this month a special bursary for a course at Denman College was drawn. At our 14th April meeting we will be discussing the Resolutions that go forward to the National Federation AGM for adoption as national campaigns and hearing from a researcher and writer of women’s history.

Reminders: Collection of household and garden waste on Sunday March 20th at the Tollgate Car Park from 10-noon. Please do not leave rubbish in the absence of the freighters.

Stir-Up Supper: Saturday March 18th at 7.30pm in the King Edward Hall. Video and discussion. Phone Chris Lee on 01444 484063 to reserve a place.

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