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WW1 - St Philip’s Church in partnership with the Burwash Common and Weald Memorial Playing field committee and the pavilion committee are commemorating The Great war of 1914-18 over the weekend. On Sunday a Rememberance Service will be held in the church at 10.30am. You are all very welcome to attend. On Monday there will be an exhibition n the Pavilion with songa and poetry from the war, from 8pm. At 9.30pm a Vigil Service on the Playing field with the lighting of the Beacon at 10.15pm. If you would like more details please contact Peteron 01435 882856 or Keith 883264.

WW1 - St Bartholomew’s church in Burwash will also be remembering with a village service to mark the start of the war. The service will be at 11am. Later there will be an evening of Circle of Quiet. This will also be in the church from 7pm with silent prayer/reflection topped & tailed with music and reading. You are all welcome to attend both services and take time to think of all those men who gave thir lives for our country.

WW1 - This weekend Bateman’s will be remembering the first world war too. They invite you to go along and experience life on the western front as John Kipling did. There will be re-enactments through-out both tomorrow and Sunday, normal admission applies, thre will be an encampment with ammunition store, field ambulance, aeroplane mess tent and more. Children can have ago at making dog-tags or cap badges.

Walk - The next walk for strollers will take place on Wednesday morning, leaving the Bear car park at 9am. These strolls are aimed at those who enjoy walking but don’t have the stamina for long treks. Ijon Jenner will lead the way and he would be pleased for you to join him and his band as they take in some of the lovely countryside around Burwash. For further details call Jon on 01435 882045.

Whist - The next monthly whist drive will take place on Thursday evening at the Burwash Village Hall at 7.pm. Note the new time. Entry is £3 and includes twenty hands of cards and light refreshments. These fun evenings despite not generating huge amounts of money are great fro making friends enjoying cards and having a bit of a laugh. Players of all ability are welcome to go along.

Theatre - Burwash is to be treated to another of the wonderful shows by The Rude Mechanical Theatre company. It takes place next Friday evening 8 August at the Swan Meadow playing fields. and starts at 7.30pm. The years performance is The Wifeand is based on Chauser’s Wife of Bath. It promises to be hilarious, provocative,with tender moments and poetic too. Always well presented and colourful it is not to be missed. Tickets are £13 with a range of concessions and an excellent goup ticket of £110 for ten people. visit the company’s website www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk or ring 01323 501260, or call in at the Newsagents and talk to Tesky, Barabara or Ian. Picnics warm clothing and seats can be taken along.

Mary Taylor

Holton Cottages