The Cuckfield Museum: Talk on 12th May will be held in the new building of Cuckfield Baptist Church, Polestub Lane, Cuckfield, at 8.00pm. Andrew Symonds will give a talk on the History of Baptist Churches in Sussex, looking at the foundation and establishment of Baptist Churches in the county and specifically in Cuckfield. Andrew will also look at how non-conformity in general, and Baptist Churches in particular, flourished in West Sussex. For more information please telephone Mike Nicholson 01444 457448.

The annual Cuckoo Fayre: takes place on May Day Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May, in the Recreation Ground, from 12:00pm, with the official opening by the current Mayor, Ken Gregory, at 1:00pm. Entry is free. Plenty of entertainment and also the ever popular Dog Show, open to all, with many wide ranging classes. A licensed bar available. As 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Independent State of Cuckfield we are looking forward to be joined by some of our wonderful previous Mayors for the official opening. Pitches are still available at £25 each, with all money raised being retained by the organising group. Stalls can be set up from 9:30am. If you would like to book a stall, or need more information, then please contact Jim Ayling at the White Harte, or phone: 01444 413454, or email:

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