JUMBLE SALE: is this Saturday (March 5) at the village hall, in aid of the Bonfire Society, and the doors will open at 11am. Donations of jumble will be much appreciated. To arrange for jumble to be collected call Diane Palmer on 01273 401900.

SPRING CONCERT: The Friends of St. Peter’s Church invite you to a Spring Concert and are delighted to welcome back Coro Nuovo together with soloists. The Concert will be held on Saturday March 12 at 7.30pm in the church on Chailey Green. The programme will include favourite movie themes. There will be an interval with refreshments. Tickets are £10 in advance or £12 on the night with accompanied children under 16 free. Tickets are available on the door or from Fiona Pearl (email on 01825 723135 or Janet Barnes (email on 01825 722574.

VOLUNTEERING AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY: want to find out more? A ‘Find Out More Day’ is taking place on Sunday March 13. Anyone, skilled or unskilled, who can offer a day a month or more to the Railway are invited to ‘find out more’ about volunteering in our various departments. And if under 16, you can gain experience in the 9F Club. Book your place on an orientation tour, and get more information about the opportunities at the Railway, by phoning 01825 720800 or emailing

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Spring Show: is at the village hall on Saturday March 19. There are classes for daffodils, narcissi, polyanthus and hyacinths and if you have any of these flowers in your garden why not take them along. The entry fee for each class is just 10p for members, 20p for non-members and children 16 years and under free. You don’t need to worry that your entry will be up against those who have won many times before as there are novice classes for those with no experience or limited experience of showing. For a show schedule, which in addition to the classes for flowers includes details of the vegetable, flower arranging, handicrafts, art, photography, cookery and children’s classes, call Janet Keet-Black on 01273 400699.

PLANNING FOR ST GEORGES FETE: one of the Bonfire Society’s biggest annual events is underway. The Fete will take place on Saturday April 23 and the Society are keen to hear from you If you are interested in having a car boot space or a stall please contact them via or call Clare on 07985 112968. Also if you can help on the day please contact or call Diane on 01273 401900 as help is needed with site preparation, bar, barbecue, parking, Dog Show, the gate, stalls with homemade goods, cakes, tombola and a raffle, Coconut Shy, Rowing Challenge, Hoopla, Crepes and clearing up.

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