Christmas Market: This Saturday 3rd December there will be a Christmas Market at the Scaynes Hill Millennium Centre. It starts at 11.00 am and finishes at 3.00pm. Admission is free. There will be lots of stalls selling a variety of goods like Fresh Water Pearl Jewellery, Cakes, Preserves, Bric a Brac, Bird Boxes, Aprons, Forever Living Products and much more. Refreshments will be on sale, provided by Scaynes Hill WI. There will also be a Raffle for a Christmas Hamper and a beautiful handmade Quilt
Christmas Trees at Oakgates Farm: Oakgates Farm is now open for Christmas Tree Reservations. It really is a fantastic way to choose a tree and can involve the whole family. Go along to the farm and you will be given a label to put your name on, then off you go to wander around all the trees that are still growing outside. When you find the tree of your dreams then just tie on your label and let them know at reception when you want to pick it up. It will then be sawn and netted for you on your arranged day. Make sure you take wellies! Oakgates Farm is down Clearwater Lane, just past the garage in Scaynes Hill. They are open from 9.00 – 17.00 daily. For more information call on 01444 831189 or email [email protected] Be quick though because they really do sell out quick because the trees are fabulous, the prices are great and the local family who own the business are so lovely and helpful. The farm now has a website http://www.oakgateschristmastrees.co.uk/ and a page on Facebook called Oakgates Christmas Trees.
St Augustine’s Church News: Carol Singing round the Christmas Tree
The Church will be lighting the Christmas Tree and singing carols on Sunday 4th December at 5.00pm. This will be followed by mulled wine and mince pies. The Church would be grateful for offers of help with the refreshments.
Scaynes Hill Social Club: Saturday 3rd December 11am - 3pm, Visit us on our tombola stall at the WI Christmas Market in the Millennium Village Centre, Lewes Road, Scaynes Hill and find out more about the club.
Members are invited to the following events. Sunday 4th December 8:00pm, Meat Bingo. Win some top quality prizes from our friends at Handcross Butchers. Friday 9th December 7:00pm – 8:30pm, Kids Magic Show courtesy of Magician David Pattenden. New members are always welcome. Visit our website www.scayneshillsocialclub.co.uk
Christmas Coffee Morning in aid of Family Support Work: A special coffee morning to help FSW will be held in the Coffee Shop on Tuesday 6th December – St. Nicholas’ Day. Besides coffee and cakes there will be a Christmas stall and raffle, with all proceeds donated to FSW. If you would like to provide a raffle prize please see Jenny Walker. The FSW local support worker would welcome any new toys or gifts suitable for teenagers and these can be brought along on the day. Many thanks.
Men’s Christmas Meal: We have booked a three-course Christmas meal at The Red Lion, Lindfield, for Thursday 8th December. The cost will be £14, not including coffee/tea or a tip. All men (not just those who come to our breakfasts!) are welcome to join us, so please sign up now on the sheet in the Annexe/back of church
The Sloop: The Sloop is now running a weekly quiz. Every Tuesday, starting at 8.00pm and costing just £2.00 per player. There will be prizes for First, Second and Last place. On Tuesday 6 December there will be a special ‘Get in the Mood for Christmas Quiz’, with Christmas themed questions. sausage rolls and mince pies. Starts at 8.00pm. The cost is £2.00 per player with a maximum of 6 players per team.
On Wednesday 14 December there will be Christmas Carols at the Sloop Inn. The singing starts at 7.30pm. There will be sausage rolls and mince pies.
On New Years Eve there will be a very special banquet dinner, followed by a disco. In all there are 7 courses and they all look magnificent. The cost is just £70.00 and you will get a New Year to Remember.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.midsussextimes.co.uk
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/midsussextimes
3) Follow us on Twitter @midsussex_times
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Mid Sussex Times - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.