Burwash

Quiz: Last Saturday evening eleven teams of eight players too part in the St Bartholomew’s gun quiz evening. The questions were very tricky, but it was enormous fun and well presented by Ian & Richard. The food was hot and delicious and the pud’s cold & sweet and yummy. Well done the cooks. The eventual winners were Etchingham who retain the title and the cup.

Panto: The tickets for this years production by the Burwash Amateur Pantomime society are on sale now at the booking office in the Burwash Newsagents. This year the Baps are performing Camelot the Panto by Ben Crocker. They will be giving matinee and evening performances on 7th & 8th February and the 13th & 14th. These panto’s are always great fun with plenty of audience participation. All the money raised from the shows is donated to local children’s clubs and charities including the Primary school. the Scout group, the guides & brownies, the pre-school and more. Don’t miss out get you ticket now.

Walk: The next walk for strollers will take place on Wednesday morning, starting at 9am fro mthe Bear car park. The walks are for those who prefer an amble through the countryside rather than a brisk walk. Ijon Jenner will be pleased to have your company as he guides you. For more details please call him on 01435 882045.

Whist: The next monthly whist drive will be held on Thursday evening at the Burwash village hall from 7pm. This is a fun friendly evening of whist among great people who enjoy their game but like the social side of the game too. Entry is £3 and includes a light supper. New players as well as seasoned players are all welcome to come along any age male or female you will be made very welcome. For more details please call Mary Taylor on 021435 992107 or Shirley Viney on 882497.

Bowls: Last week the Burwash short mat bowls club had a friendly match away to Laughton. These matches are a good way for those who don’t play league games to experience playing against and at other clubs. They are always great fun but hard fought. The team also had an away fixture to Herstmonceux. It was a hard fought match which saw Margaret Waterhouse, Irene Bell & Barry Taylor won 10-9 and Keith & Angela Marden and Gavin Wood won 14-13. After tea the pairs Alan Green and Mary Taylor lost 9-14 but Julie Hawkins and Keith Wood won 16-7. This gave Burwash six league points. The team will next play away to Hailsham Quintins on Tuesday and in a friendly away to Hurst Green on Thursday.

Quiz: For those of you who enjoy the challenge of a quiz there is another postal quiz available. Copies are £2 each and all profits will be given to The get Together Lunches for the senior members of the villages of Burwash, Burwash Weald & Burwash Common. All the questions are cryptic and the answers are places in Hampshire. This quiz has been set at the request of the quizzers who asked for another county one. We have already done East & West Sussex, Kent, Essex, Surrey & London. We are now working our way west. To obtain a copy please send £2 and a stamped addressed envelope to Mary Taylor, “, Holton Cottages, Spring Lane. Burwash. TN19 7HU.

Mary Taylor

Holton Cottages