Burwash

Quiz: Tonight is the monthly quiz evening at the Pavilion in Burwash Common. Teams of six are invited to go along and enjoy an evening of general knowledge questions. These fun evenings are just that for fun and entry fees are returned as prizes. The licenced bar will be open. To find out more call Jan McCartney on 01435 882117.

Pantomime: The members of the Burwash Amateur Pantomime Society have spent hours of their free time rehearsing for their next production for our pleasure. The scenery has been painted and the props are ready. Costumes have been made and lines committed to memory. The first performances will take place this weekend with matinees on Saturday & Sunday at 2.30pm and Saturday evening at 7.30pm. Tickets are on sale at the Burwash Newsagents thanks to Tesky & Barbara O’ Neil. These shows are always great fun with plenty of audience participation song & dance routines. This years is Camelot the Panto by Ben Crocker. If you can’t attend this weekend they will be doing it all over again next Friday evening at 8pm and Saturday at 2.30 & 7.30pm. Good luck to all those involved in the show.

BLG: The members of the Burwash Ladies Group will be meeting on Wednesday afternoon at 2.15pm. in the Burwash Village hall. The speaker will be Derrick Hughes -Heads & Tails. Sounds intriguing. All members and new members and visitors are very welcome to go along. The afternoon will end with tea.

After 8: The ladies of the After 8 club had a great evening at their January meeting, when everyone took along an item that was special to them. The items taken along were very varied and interesting to hear about. Star of the evening was Tiddles, a life size tiger who stole the show. Their next meeting will be on Wednesday in the Pavilion, Burwash Common, when they will hold their AGM. The evening will start at 7pm earlier than usual, when Ruth Tomkins the local fund raiser for Admiral Nurses for Dementia care in the community will tell them of the latest Admiral news. The AGM will begin at 8pm. The officers will be elected, the programme for the year will be discussed, the Charity coffee morning in March and subscription (£10 per year). They are looking for some exciting ideas for their future meetings/outings etc. New members are always welcome.

Bowls: The Burwash Short mat bowls club had another great evening when the hosted a league fixture against Hadlow Down. The triple Margaret Waterhouse. Irene Bell & Joan Howard won 14-7, Keith & Angela Marden won 27-10. The pair Julie Hawkims and Keith Wood won 13-9 and Alan Green & Barry Taylor won 20-3. This gave Burwash eight more league points. The team also had a friendly at home to Hawkhurst, playing six games of triples with a rolling score. Burwash won 43-21 and we all had very enjoyable evening They next play away to Jarvis Brook on Sunday, then on Thursday they will meet Barcombe at home.. On Monday the club members will play for their cup matches. The ladies will play for the Presidents cup, donated to the club by their first President Douglas Moat. The men will play for the Mary Groombridge trophy. Good luck to all those who enter.

Mary Taylor

Holton Cottages