Balcombe news
Balcombe news

BALCOMBE CLUB QUIZ: takes place on Sunday 10 July at 8.00 pm. Teams of four.

HISTORY SOCIETY: The Club’s trip to Bignor Roman Villa on Sunday 10 July still has spaces available. Anyone interested finds their own way there and then the guided tour starts at 2.00 pm. The entrance is £6 and you can take a picnic to eat there or there is tea shop on site. Bignor is near Pulborough and a very pleasant drive. If you are interested please call Julie on 811641.

The VICTORY PLAYERS: will be performing a pantomime this year so if you would like to read for a part in Mother Goose readings will be on 12 July in the Forest Room of the Balcombe Club.

PARISH COUNCIL: meet on Wednesday 13 July at 8.00 pm in Bramble Hall. At the Balcombe Fete the Parish Council are running a Scarecrow Competition with first prize £20, second prize £10 and third prize £5. Bring your entries to the stall at the Fete before 12 noon.

CINEMA: The next film to be shown in the Victory Hall on Friday 15 July at 7.30 pm is The Dressmaker starring Kate Winslett and Liam Hemsworth. Tickets are £6 available from Threads and the film is rated a 12A.

BALCOMBE FETE: takes place on Saturday 16 July between 12 and 5.00 pm and in the evening from 7.00 pm until 10.30 pm at the Recreation Ground. There is something for everyone with the Scouts on the BBQ and cakes, a Pimms bar, Beer Festival and a whole host of events in the main arena. Dance, singing from inChoir, Tug-of-War, Morris dancing, The Hounds, Dog Show, Horse Riding Display, Egg Catching to name a few. Look out for the grand entrance of the Scooters that are coming along this year; the owners will arrive to show off their shining vehicles. The Flower and Craft Show will also be repeated this year – pick up an entry form from Balcombe Stores. In the evening the Beer Festival continues and the band Two Choices will be playing.

CRICKET WEEK: starts on Saturday 23 July with the BBQ on Saturday 30 July. Tickets are available from the normal village outlets.

BALCOMBE BOWLS CLUB RESULTS: On Saturday 2 July Felbridge 77: Balcombe 51. On Sunday 3 July Downsman 92: Balcombe 53.

ST. MARY’S CHURCH: Sunday 10 July 8.00 am Holy Communion, 10.00 am Parish Eucharist, Wednesday 13 July 10.00 am Said Eucharist

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