Hurstpierpoint news
Hurstpierpoint news

The Hurst Monthly Social Group: is a new group for members to meet up, learn and share knowledge in a social setting. We will be meeting on the 1st Wednesday of each month from the 6th February 2019 from 2.00 to 4.00 at the Guide Headquarters, Trinity Road Car Park, Hurstpierpoint. The first speaker is Mak Norman who is talking on Anglo Saxon History and on the 6th March we have Ian Gledhill on Art Deco. The first two meetings are free after which there will be an annual membership fee. Tea coffee and biscuits will be provided, we have a varied and interesting schedule planned for the year and hope both men and women of all ages will come and join us. Contact Dianne on 01273 835284 or Ann on 07806 670359 for details.

7.45pm on Tuesday February 12, 7.45 pm, Club Suite, Village Centre: Hurstpierpoint Horticultural Society - From Garden to Nature Reserve, an illustrated talk by Peter Lovett on how he has transformed his formal garden into a wonderful nature reserve bursting with wildlife.

Saturday 16 February, 6 pm, Holy Trinity Church, West Gallery: Simon Anckorn with his trio: Stef Grimmett on drums and Nick Kay on bass, with special guest, local singing and performing star, Sam Nixon. This is likely to be a sell-out so please let us know if you would like to come. Email: or phone him on 01273 833954 to reserve your place. £5 each, pay on the door; licensed bar. The following month, on 16 March, Matthew Sprange, baritone and singing teacher, will sing for us and persuade some of his students to do likewise. This is also likely to be oversubscribed, so please reserve your place by emailing or phoning 01273 835113. There are also lists for both events for you to sign up at the back of the church.

Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 7.45pm. Club Suite, Village Centre, Trinity Road: Wolstonbury WI Monthly Meeting. The Women’s Land Army by Ian Everest. Visitors welcomed. Enquiries 01273 834421

Tuesday, 5th March, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Club Suite of the Village Centre: The AGM of the Millennium Garden Trust. After a short meeting there will be a talk by Amanda Miller, whose subject will be ‘Busy Bees.’ Members and visitors welcome. Enquiries: Sheila McNeill, Secretary 01273 832756.

Saturday 9 March, 7.30 pm, Holy Trinity Church: Brighton Consort, directed by James Dixon, perform their ‘Victoria with a Twist’ concert. Glorious works from the late 16th Century by Tomas Luis de Victoria (including the famous Requiem) plus contemporary works, in the style of Victoria, by Australian composer Joseph Twist. Tickets £14 (£12 concessions) from or 01273 833746 or on the door. Not to be missed!