Bluebell Railway: Have some half-term fun on this fabulous railway. Giants of Steam will operate from Friday 28th – Sunday 30th October. Visiting engines will join locomotives from the railway’s historic fleet to provide an intensive steam service throughout the weekend between Sheffield Park, Horsted Keynes, Kinscote and East Grinstead Station. See website for more details:www.bluebell-railway.com
Also fun for half-term: Haunted Halloween Fun at Borde Hill Gardens. Activities 11-3pm daily. Garden and adventure playground open 10-5pm daily. On these selected days: Thurs 27th Tom’s Talking Reptiles. Fri 28th: Owls About Town. Sat 29th: Ghastly Arts and Crafts Sun 30th: Mud and Muck with Hahahopscotch. Free events with garden entry. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tiger Arts: presents a Gala Concert of Opera Arias and Classical Favourites with husband and wife team Elin Manahan Thomas and Robert Davies. Saturday 29th October at All Saints at 7.30pm. Tickets are £15/£12 from the Church Office on 01444 482405 or at: www.operaarias.eventbrite.co.uk
Lindfield Afternoon WI: Tuesday 1st November from 2.15-4.15pm in the King Edward Hall The next Civic Amenity Collection: will be on Sunday 20th November from 10am-noon in the Tollgate Carpark. Only household and garden waste.
Bonfire News: Not long now and November 5th is a Saturday this year so there should be a large crowd-not all in the pub, please. The celebrations will start with a fancy dress competition at the King Edward Hall, followed by a torch light procession around Lindfield. On the Common the reading of the bonfire prayer and lighting of the bonfire will take place before ending the evening with the grand firework display. The street collection on the night is in aid of local children’s charities: Chestnut Tree House, Court Meadow RDA, Kangaroos and Orchard House. Please note: do not bring sparklers, fireworks or bangers into the village or on to the Common as it is dangerous and against the law. Do not bring pets on the evening. No drones are allowed. Please be considerate to local residents. Here is the Programme of events: 2pm. Guy Building Competition Judging-Lindfield Common. (free to enter.) 6.30pm. Fancy Dress Competition- King Edward Hall. (free to enter.) 7.30pm. Torchlight Procession-parade through the village. 8.15pm. Lighting of the Bonfire- on Lindfield Common. 8.30pm. Grand Firework Display-on Lindfield Common. 9.00pm. End of show. All timings are approximate and subject to weather conditions. More event details next week together with info about road closures.
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