Hurstpierpoint news
Hurstpierpoint news

HURSTPIERPOINT GEOGRAPHICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY: have their monthly meeting on Friday 25 November at 8pm in the Guide Hall off Trinity Road. This will be a talk by Andy Thomas, a Celebratory History of Christmas, and non members are welcome.


HURSTPIERPOINT CHRISTMAS FAIR: at the Village Centre on Friday 25 November from 6.30pm to get an early start, or Saturday from 9.30am to 1pm. Organised by the Hurst Gymnastics Club this has over 30 stalls loaded with craft items and plenty of gifts and presents for the festive season. Get into the spirit and kick off your Christmas shopping. Grand raffle and children’s tombola, as well as refreshments. Admission includes a tea or coffee and children are free.

RNLI: Hurstpierpoint and District branch are organising an entertaining evening on Saturday 26 November, with The Dave Williams Swing Band. Tickets include a buffet supper and are available from Mishon Mackay in the High Street. Licensed bar, raffle and a Grand Auction.

ST LAWRENCE POP UP PUB: the Lawrie for one night only, on Saturday 26 November from 7pm. There will be thai food, from The Purple Carrot Café, craft beer and lager from the local Dark Star and Bedlam breweries, prosecco and wines from the BBS Wines of Ditchling, all with live music from local talents and DJs. The aim is to add to the on going fundraising for the swimming pool, which is to be made into a year round facility for the children and for us local inhabitants. Tickets are £10 and available from St Lawrence School, Morleys Wine Bar and Vanilla.

MESSY CHURCH FOR ALL THE FAMILY: at Hurstpierpoint Methodist Church, Cuckfield Road on Saturday 26 November 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.

HURST CINEMA: for its Saturday Cinema on 26 November at 3pm this month has Zootropolis (PG) a fast computer animated comedy from Disney, praised for its humour and themes, about an unlikely partnership between a rabbit police officer and a red fox con artist as they uncover a conspiracy in the city.

SUNDAY CINEMA: on 27 November screens Brooklyn (12a) an acclaimed story set in the 1950s, of an Irish girl leaving her home and family behind to start a new life in New York. At first difficult, she finds love only to be confronted with her past life pulling her back and choices to be made. Tickets for both from Mishon Mackay or phone 01273 835875.

HIGH TEA AND OPERA: an unusual event on Sunday 27 November by Heber Opera, a Sussex based self-funding opera group. Sit and enjoy a homemade afternoon tea whilst listening to favourite and popular opera choruses and solos.

At the Village Centre, doors open 2.30pm. Tickets available on line from or phone 01435 866737.

INTERESTED IN MEDITATION? New to Hurst is a class on Tuesday 29 November in the Village Centre from 2 – 2.30pm. It is a drop in session costing £5. Meditation is taught to make one stronger, calmer in mind and body with the potential to improve ones whole wellbeing. For more info contact Meg on 07522 062 330 or e-mail and see the website

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