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Hassocks

AUTUMN FAIR: Saturday 15 September at the Adastra Hall from 10am to 12 noon. Plenty of homemade cakes, intetesting gifts and bric a brac, and cards. Peruse the clothes, handbags, shoes and jewellery or the household linens. There will be a wide range of fiction and non fiction books, toys and jigsaws. If your garden suffered in the summer check out the plants for sale.

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Lindfield

COUNTRY MARKET: With autumn on the way the market has seasonal produce including plants. Plus there is a vacancy for a keen baker for the thriving cake stall, as one of the longstanding members has retired. If you enjoy cooking and making different sorts of cakes or savouries, and have perhaps more time on your hands or wish to make some money, do pop into the market and have a chat with Alison, the Market Manager or phone her on 01342 714503.

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Plumpton

AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW: organised by the Plumpton and District Horticultural Society, takes place this Saturday (September 15) in the village hall. All are welcome to go along at 2pm and enjoy the exhibits, refreshments and tombola. There will be classes for flowers, vegetables, cookery and crafts so do enter. For details of the classes call Gill Stewart-Brown on 01273 890051.

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Balcombe

BALCOMBE CRAFT, GIFT AND PRODUCE MARKET: The next Market will take place on Saturday 15 September from 10.00 am until 2.00 pm in the Victory Hall, supporting Balcombe School PTA with both the charity table and the refreshments served from the WI Room. It’s probably not too early to get ahead of the game and purchase some very early presents because, as ever, there will be some great stalls to peruse and beautiful gifts on offer. As well as the regular Usborne Books and Neal’s Yard tables look out for other gifts for the home and garden. Handbags, fashion jewellery, dresses, scarves, hand-made cards, quilted presents, cushions, mirrors, sterling silver jewellery, felt products and hand-made teddies and candles to name a few.

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Burgess Hill

Burgess Hill History Society’s: Meeting on September 14th in Cyprus Hall at 8pm is a talk entitled “Twittens and Alleyways of Brighton” by popular Brighton historian Geoff Mead.

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Handcross

Today is the day for knitting and nattering!: The local Knit and Natter group will be meeting at Dudley House (next door to the Hardware Shop) this afternoon from 2.30 pm. Along with your knitting and nattering, you can enjoy a slice of homemade cake and a cup of tea or coffee all for the exorbitant price of £2! They are a friendly group who would welcome new members so why not go along and make some new friends.

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Ansty

CARD & TABLE GAMES CLUB: will be meeting on Thursday 20th September, it costs £2 per person which includes a cup of tea and a slice of cake, please call 01444 413061 for further details.

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Bolney

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE - DING DONG APPEAL!: The Parish Church (the only Grade 1-listed building in Bolney) is launching an urgent appeal for the restoration of its clock,

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Hurstpierpoint

Hurst Festival starts now!: Two glorious weeks with something for everyone, in a multitude of venues throughout the village. Super Sunday, on 16th, sees the High Street closed to traffic from 12 noon to 5.30 pm with entertainment and traders open throughout the afternoon. The Treasured Transport Parade will also lead you to South Avenue Recreation Ground for other events. Super Sunday events are all free though, of course, there is food and drink and other items to buy if you wish. If you haven’t booked your tickets for other Festival events, please book online at www.hurstfestival.org or in the box office at the Players Theatre which is open each Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9.30 am and 1 pm.

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Chailey

MUM & TODDLER GROUP: at St Peter’s Church on Chailey Green, meet every Friday from 9.30am. This is free of charge and coffee, tea and biscuits will be available. If you or anyone you know would be interested in coming along please contact the Parish Office on 01825 722286 for more details.

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Ardingly

Ardingly Short Mat Bowls Club: every Friday evening in the village hall between 7-00pm and 10-00pm. The club plays friendly matches against other clubs in the area as well as an evening roll up. New members are always welcome. For more info contact Peter on 01444 892234.

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Cuckfield

Cuckfield Museum: talk on Thursday 11th October at 2.30 pm in the Council Chamber, Queen’s Hall, Cuckfield by Dr Janet Pennington on “Witches, Warlocks and Wellingtons” and The Ritual Protection of the Home.

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Wivelsfield

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: Please join us in the Village Hall for 8pm on Thursday 20th September for archaeologist David Rudling’s talk on Roman Settlements in the Ouse Valley. Finds at the early Roman villas at Bishopstone, Beddingham and Barcombe have yielded evidence that the sites were inhabited in Neolithic times. The Ouse was used by Romano-British farmers to ship their produce down the Ouse and to bring building materials, etc. upstream. Visitors most welcome. Entry £2.50 incl. refreshments. www.wivelsfield-historical-society.co.uk

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Burgess Hill

Charity Domino Drive; on Friday 23rd November 6.45pm start finish by 10.30pm at The King’s Centre, 33-35 Victoria Road, Burgess Hill RH15 9LR, all welcome to include a Ploughman’s Supper,

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Ditchling

Ditchling Horticultural Society: The 2018 Autumn Show is being held this coming Sunday 9 September in Ditchling Village Hall at 2pm. Once again the Society has had two very successful Shows this year despite some very unusual weather conditions. The Autumn show is the main Fruit and Vegetable Show as well as having a Flower and Plant section. It also has thirteen classes in the Cookery section. There are also classes for Floral Art, once again the children will be exhibiting Sunflowers either as plants or photos of the plants they have grown. For those who are interested in Photography the Society looks forward to seeing your interpretation of A Tree in Autumn Foliage. Muriel’s Draw will be held as usual and the tickets cost £1 each. When you have had a look around why not have a cup of tea and piece of homemade cake for £3. The Society always welcomes input from visitors and members. If you have any ideas as to how the Society can improve the Show or ideas for new classes, there will be a Suggestions Box on the table. The Society hopes visitors will put in their ideas and comments which will be considered by the Committee when they prepare the Schedules for 2019. Ditchling Horticultural Society looks forward to seeing you. Mary Holman, Hon Secretary. Telephone 01273 845167 or email marry.holman@btinternet.com

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Wivelsfield

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: Please join us in the Village Hall for 8pm on Thursday 20th September for archaeologist David Rudling’s talk on Roman Settlements in the Ouse Valley. Finds at the early Roman villas at Bishopstone, Beddingham and Barcombe have yielded evidence that the sites were inhabited in Neolithic times. The Ouse was used by Romano-British farmers to ship their produce down the Ouse and to bring building materials, etc. upstream. Visitors most welcome. Entry £2.50 incl. refreshments. www.wivelsfield-historical-society.co.uk

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Plumpton

ZUMBA WITH LUCY: takes place every Wednesday at the Scout Headquarters from 7pm to 7.45pm. It is a fun, friendly class suitable for all abilities. Classes are £5 pay as you go with a weekly raffle to win a free class. No need to pre-book you can just arrive and join in. For more information contact Lucy at zumba_lucy@outlook.com.

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Cuckfield

TALK: Tuesday 11th September, 8.00 pm, the Council Chamber “Cuckfield’s Historic House, Marshalls” talk by Stephen Cockburn.

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Ardingly

Ardingly Short Mat Bowls Club: every Friday evening in the village hall between 7-00pm and 10-00pm. The club plays friendly matches against other clubs in the area as well as an evening roll up. New members are always welcome. For more info contact Peter on 01444 892234.

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Hurstpierpoint

Sunday, 2 September, The 1918 Lloyd George Garden Party, Danny House: The sun shone very warmly for the whole day and almost a thousand people, including musicians, dancers, Harris’s Funfair, food and drinks stalls and displays of military uniforms etc, gathered on the lawns in front of Danny House. The glorious statue of Prime Minister Lloyd George dancing the hornpipe was unveiled by Colin Prickett, the longest standing resident of Danny House, amidst great applause. It was Hurstpierpoint at its very best; and now for the Festival!

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