Village Lunches: Friday 20th May - Book now with Carole or Andrew 413571/ Future Dates are Thursday 28th July, Friday 16th September, Thursday 3rd November & Thursday 15th December.

Staplefield Village Fete: Monday 30th May 2016 from midday on the Village Green. This year we have lots of old favourites and also new attractions for you to enjoy including; Owls About Town, Punch & Judy, Circus Skills, the fabulous Magog Dances, music throughout the afternoon by the Perdido Players. The annual Dog Show, Vintage Car Show and a creative marquee with artwork from St Marks School including the May Pole! As well as stalls there will be homemade cakes & tea in the Pavilion, BBQ area, Pimms, Strawberries and Prosecco, Wine & Beer Tent and new for this year - Pulled Pork in a Bap! Do come and join in the fun!!!

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: Angus Rowland ForgetMeNot Run/Walk - Sunday 2nd October 2016. Following the success of last year with over 250 people taking part we are organising the annual Angus Rowland ForgetmeNot run/walk starting and finishing at Staplefield Village Hall.

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