Wivelsfield

WEBSITE: for the overall Wivelsfield Village Hall and the associated activities is www.wivelsfieldvillagehall.co.uk

OPEN DAY on Saturday 15th August at Wivelsfield Church Hall, 10am to 3pm. Come and have a look at the new facilities while enjoying coffee and light refreshments. Full disabled access. Everyone welcome The church hall has underfloor heating and is ideal for yoga, pilates, and other adult education classes, courses, etc. It is also a suitable size for children’s parties. Refreshments for walking groups can be catered for with adequate notice (coffees, teas and light lunches).

JUMPING THE POND: the Wivelsfield Historical Society presentation on Thursday 20th August at 8.00pm in Wivelsfield Village Hall, Eastern Road RH177QH An account, by Tony Turner, of the first fifty years of Transatlantic Aviation, from Alcock & Brown’s first crossing to the age of the jets. How flying the ‘Big Pond’ evolved and the events, aircraft and personalities that affected its achievement. Members £1 and non-members £2.50. Wivelsfield Historical Society aims to increase knowledge through research, talks, visits and walks to places of interest!!!

COMMUNITY TEA CLUB: Might you like to join this Club OR to assist in some way ?? This year has been a hive of activity for The Tea Club. We have had visits from the Church Junior Choir and the School Choir, and we have been entertained by a very good singing group called “No Strings Attached”. We also had a talk by Vera Lynn’s daughter which was fascinating and informative. April saw nearly 50 of us going on an outing to Camelia Botnar where we had a talk on the work they do, plus a tour, and then they provided a delicious cream tea. We have lots more coming up. Rebecca Leggett will sing for us again in August. We will also have another slide show of the local countryside set to music, entertainment by members of the WLT, and a talk by the Hearing Dogs for the Deaf Association. Johnny B, who plays the keyboard and saxophone and sings 50’s & 60’s will also be coming to entertain us. Our catering team have been doing a sterling job providing sumptuous teas, and we would like to thank all those who have been involved in any way for the help and support that they have given us. We have recently received a very generous grant from the Sussex Community Foundation, which will allow us to continue our monthly teas for some time to come and also enable us to engage in some outreach in the community. We have built up a huge collection of vintage china --- around 60 - 70 place settings, plus cake stands, so if anybody would would like to borrow them for a small donation, then please contact Kay Breeds on 01444 471783. Also, if anyone would like to join the Club or help in any way, please contact Kay, on the number above. All new members and helpers will be gratefully received and welcomed.

WIVELSFIELD FILMS: resumes in September, on Sunday 13th September with “WOMAN IN GOLD”. Sixty years after fleeing Vienna, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman, attempts to reclaim family possessions that were seized by the Nazis. Among them is a famous portrait of Maria’s beloved Aunt Adele: Gustave Klimt’s “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I.” With the help of young lawyer Randy Schoeberg (Ryan Reynolds), Maria embarks upon a lengthy legal battle to recover this painting and several others, but it will not be easy, for Austria considers them national treasure. Film at 7.30pm Door open and Bar from 7.00pm. Homemade cakes, Magnum ices in multi flavours and drinks served before the film and during the interval. Tickets £6 in advance from the Post Office & Village Stores and The Cock In , or online via the Facebook page for Wivelsfield Films or wivelsfieldfilms.wordpress.com.

CAFE CHURCH: on Sunday 16th August at 9.30am in the Village Hall -- join us for coffee and croissants from 9.00am

HARVEST SUPPER: Come and join your friends at our Annual Harvest Supper with musical entertainment on Friday 2nd October at 7.00 for 7.30pm in Wivelsfield Village Hall, RH17 7QG. Tickets are £10 and £5 for children, under 12 years of age. These will be available at the Church services in September, or telephone Gillian on 01444 471751.

FITNESS CLASSES: on Thursdays in Wivelsfield Village Hall --- 6.40pm Dynamic Toning Pilates, all levels 7.30pm Ultimate Stomach and 8.20pm Dynamic Toning Pilates, all levels. Courses run in 4 week blocks continuously throughout the year. Price per Ultimate Stomach Course : £20 for 4 weeks. Price per Pilates Course £22 for 4 weeks. All classes must be pre-booked by emailing Julie at julie@juliecraigfitness.com or calling 07971 128284.

WIVELSFIELD GREEN PLAYGROUP and PRE-SCHOOl: Following a recent OFSTED inspection this Group was judged “OUTSTANDING”. Spacious indoor and outdoor play areas in village location. Maximum of 24 children per session. Qualified Staff. Government Funding Accepted. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday -- 9.00am to 12.45pm. Tuesday & Wednesday -- 12.45 to 3.00pm, Closed Thursday. 2 years to 5 years welcome. £18.75 per am session, £11.25 per pm session. Spaces are available. www.wgpg.co.uk email : manager@wgpg.co.uk telephone : Kay Waterman 01444 471645 (session times only)

WIVELSFIELD CHURCH YOUTH CLUB: for year 7 and above. New members are welcome. Meets every other Friday from 8.00 to 10.00pm. For more details please contact Annie Close on daisy_tighfield@hotmail.com or Steve & Sue Onions on stevensue.onions@btinternet.com 01273 89025

MIGHT YOU BE INTERESTED IN BEING A MEMBER OF WIVELSFIELD LITTLE THEATRE ??: The WLT always welcome additional members to join our friendly and thriving group, join in the fun and meet new people. Actors -- be someone else, Set Builders -- play with power tools, Lighting & Sound Engineers -- play with lights, sliders and switches, Costume -- make our actors look good, Props -- a great excuse to tour the charity shops, Front of House -- welcome our audience. We welcome people of all ages and ability. You can commit as much time as you want, depending on your choice of activity. Interested ??? To find out more please contact our membership secretary, Rhonda Janes on 01444 471201 or email on rhonda.janes@btinternet.com

PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS: All Parish Council meetings are open to members of the public and begin with an “open forum” session during which members of the Parish are welcome to ask questions or bring matters to the attention of the Council. Meetings are held at 8.00pm in the Renshaw Room at the far end of Wivelsfield Village Hall, unless otherwise stated on the agenda. Agendas are published in the week prior to the meeting and be found in the Parish. Council notice board (outside the Village Stores & Post Office) or at www.wivelsfield.net. Meeting ahead is on Monday 6th July.

PARISH COUNCIL OFFICE: Your Parish Council office is located adjacent to the Cock Inn, on North Common Road. it’s normally open from 9.00am to 3.00pm on Mondays and Thursdays. People are very welcome to call in to bring matters to the attention of the Council www.wivelsfield.net

LOCAL SUSSEX POLICE: contact PCSO Edward Hall 07917 474106 or 08456 070

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