HURST VILLAGE CINEMA Thursday 16th July at 7pm. This is a wonderful theatrical event, the live broadcast screening of EVERYMAN from the National Theatre starring Chiwetel Ejiofor of the film 12 Years a Slave. Everyman is a medieval morality play from the 15th century stunningly updated and adapted to give a very contemporary feel. Ejiofor brilliantly plays Everyman a sharp suited man rolling in wealth and celebrating his 40th birthday with a drugs and booze party. This lifestyle looks doomed when Death comes calling, his friends melt away and he has to come to terms with his life. Tickets from Mishon Mackay or on line via the website

MESSY CHURCH FOR ALL THE FAMILY at Hurstpierpoint Methodist Church, Cuckfield Road on Saturday 18th July from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm, every one is welcome. This is an informal time of ‘doing church differently’ with great fun singing songs, hearing Bible stories, doing messy activities and then enjoying food together. Children must be accompanied by a parent/carer or trusted adult.

WOLSTONBURY WI meets on Tuesday 21st July at 7.45pm to 9.45pm at the Club Suite, Village Centre for a Mediterranean Evening, and visitors are welcome. On the menu is pasta tasting, a talk on olive pressing and more. Optional dress code, of summer holiday wear to get into the mood. Contact.Jane Biggs 01273 834421 for more information.

COFFEE MORNING at Holy Trinity Church Saturday 25th July from 10am to 12 noon. The guest speaker this month is Colin Matthews who, as Chair of the Hurstpierpoint Festival committee, is coming to talk about the exciting events and activities planned for this year’s festival in September. Do go along to find out what will be on offer this year, ask questions about the festival, and enjoy coffee and cakes whilst browsing our various stalls of arts, crafts, jams, cards etc. Everyone is very welcome and admission is free.

A MID SUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM is being staged by the Hurst Players from 23rd to 26th July. The production takes place in the garden of the New Inn and is set in the 1920s. Tickets from from Vanilla, 40 High Street telephone 01273 834506 from 9am to 5pm. Also pre-show meals will be available from the New Inn and should be booked direct on 01273 834608

MELTING POT CAFÉ held at the Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Court Bushes, in refurbished and welcoming surroundings is open on Wednesday mornings from 9.15 to 11.30am. Offering not only refreshments but delicious cakes, the café caters for everyone from babies to older members of the coummunity . Professional visitors are on hand to give help with CVs, job searching, wellbeing and play for the little ones. If you would like to go but transport is a problem then a lift may be possible from a DBS checked person, contact 01273 831816.

DETAILS OF ALL AND OTHER EVENTS, and many that are forth coming can be found on the website at, so you can make a date in your diary and not miss something of interest.

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