Lindfield Horticultural Society: The Summer Show is next Saturday 9th July from 2-4.45pm in the King Edward Hall. Entry £1, children free. All welcome. Do come along and see the lovely floral displays as well as prize-winning fruit and veg. Home-made cakes and tea/coffee will be on offer as well as a sale of plants. You can even think about joining the society. You don't have to enter items in the shows but everyone is so friendly and it is worth coming along just for the sale of plants and the refreshments! Membership enquiries on 01444 456509.

Thursday, 7th July 2016, 2:00 am
Lindfield news

Lindfield Arts Festival: Saturday 17th September. The programme is filling up fast. There is a literary element to the festival and an award-winning author will be giving author talks on this day. Eve Ainsworth will be talking to children about her work and inspiring them with her love for reading and writing. Creative writing will also be on the menu with Inkpots running workshops for everyone who loves writing, reading and drawing. A classic car show, Rok Skool and baby ballet as well as the street play are all on the programme too. More information from the website

Next Sunday 10th July: The Civic Amenity Freighters will be in the Tollgate Car Park from 10-12 noon. Bring along your household and garden waste. Please do not leave rubbish in the absence of the freighters.

Country Market on 14th July from 10-11.15 in the King Edward Hall. Meet your friends for a cuppa and buy some of the lovely items on offer. Excellent value for money always.

Tiger Arts Lunchtime Concert: on Wednesday 13th July in the United Reformed Church at 1pm. Mark Baigent (oboe) and Helen Sharp (harp).Light lunches available from 12.15pm.Music from the 19th Century using instruments of the period. Donations welcome.

World Explorer: Sir Ranulph Fiennes will be visiting Haywards Heath on Friday 22nd July. He will present an insight into his life and experiences at Clair Hall. Call the Clair Hall Box Office for more details on: 01444 455440. You can also book online at The show starts at 8pm and tickets cost £24.50. (Concessions £22.50

Celebrating Shakespeare: Coro Nuovo’s concert celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare’s literary legacy promises to be a delight for all. Under the musical directorship of international tenor Andrew Rees the programme will recognise the genius of Shakespeare in a unique musical tribute, offering a selection of musical settings of his plays and sonnets from some of the world’s best composers, for example Byrd, Tallis, George Shearing and Vaughan Williams. The concert will even include an up to date version of West Side Story songs which is based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. During the evening there will be performances from the 4 finalists of the Coro Nuovo Young Musician of the Year 2016 competition.The winner will receive a £500 bursary and the opportunity to perform with the choir in 2017. The concert takes place at 7.30pm on Sunday 17th July at the Ascension Church, Vale Road, Haywards Heath. Tickets cost £15 (concessions £12.50) and are available from 07740 946276 or by emailing: [email protected]

Children’s Summer Concert: with Trio Aria. Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath. RH16 1XP. Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th July from 18.00- 20.00. The concert will include film and Disney favourites. Kids can join in with their own instruments. Picnics welcome. £10 adults, £5 children .Free for those aged 4 and under! Contact 01444 450326 or [email protected]

Don’t Go Into The Cellar!: Theatre Company presents: Tea With Oscar Wilde. Borde Hill Garden(as above) An evening theatre event with a difference…join Oscar Wilde as he interviews leading celebrities of the Victorian era. £10 per ticket. Contact (as above.)

Your Lindfield Country Market: now has extended opening hours each Thursday from 10-11.15am. There are now more plants for sale at very reasonable prices . Before you charge off to Garden Centres come along to the Market and save some money. The plants are all in tip top condition. Later on you will be able to find a really large plant stall at Village Day run by Market volunteers-always worth a visit.

Haywards Heath and District U3A: will hold its AGM at 2pm in Clair Hall, Perrymount Rd. Haywards Heath on Tuesday 12th April. After the formal meeting there will be a presentation called “From Battlefields to Metropolis” by Colin Manton who will talk about the Development of Haywards Heath.

Lindfield Horticultural Society: The Spring Show held on the 2nd April was a great success with lots of excellent exhibits from members and non-members alike. It was a lovely spring day too which ensured a good attendance. The King Edward Hall is fortunate in having such a splendid large hall which was awash with yellows, blues, pinks and other spring colours. The society’s next event is on Wednesday 13th April at 8pm in the King Edward Hall. Irene Eltringham-Willson will talk about “All Gardens Great and Small- The National Gardens Scheme.” Hear about the history of the Yellow Book, Irene’s role as county organiser and enjoy a trip round some of our lovely Sussex gardens which support the NGS. All welcome. £1 members, £2 visitors.

Don’t forget: the next lunchtime concert at the United Reformed Church on Wednesday 13th April at 1.00pm. Mark Jennings will play a programme of Classical and Spanish Guitar favourites.

Your Mobile Library: in Lindfield. Dates in April are: 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th. The van calls at Compton Rd. from 12.15-1.15pm and at the Common from 14.30-15.30pm.

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