Remembrance: At 11am today there will be a 2 minutes silence and prayer at the war memorial in Burwash. On Sunday there will be the annual parade and service of remembrance in St Bartholomew’s church. The parade will be led by the Heathfield silver band and set out at 10.45am along the high street to the war memorial, where the wreaths will be laid. The parade will then enter the church for the service before forming again and returning to the Bear Car park. You are all very welcome to go along and take part in remembering those who gave their lives so that we may live.
There will also be a service of remembrance in St Philip’s church at Burwash Common. This one will begin at 10.30am. Please feel welcome to go along.
Quiz: The next monthly quiz evening at the Pavilion in Burwash common will take place this evening at 8pm. Teams of six players are welcome to enter at £2 per person. All entry money is returned as prize money. The licenced bar will be open and a sausage supper for those who wish. To book a table please call Karol Richardson on 01435 883813.
Flowers: The Burwash and district flower arrangement club will have their final meeting of the year on Monday. They will meet in the Burwash village hall for 2.15pm. The demonstrator for the afternoon will be Mrs Christine Nash who will work the title Xmas Tales. Do go along and get some ideas for your Chrisrtmas decorations. Their sales table will have Christmas items available too. Non members are welcome at £4.50 entrance. The arrangements made by Mrs Nash will be raffled at the end of the meeting. The club will be decorating a tree for the festival in December too.
NSY: The Burwash Not So Young club will also met this week. They will gather in the Burwash Village hall on Thursday at 2.15pm. THis month they will be entertained by the Etchingham Singers. The members will enjoy listening to the talent of this group and welcome you to go along and join them. If you are over sixty and live in our three villages why not go along. The meeting will end with a raffle and tea. The group will also make the arrangements for their annual Christmas lunch in December.
SPEC: A new venture is the St Philip’s Engineering Club. This is for children of our villages KS2 - KS4 and their Parents. It is held in the Vicarage Burwash Common from 11am to 1pm. The next meeting is on 19 November - Machine Made. Pre-booking is essential via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Children must be accompanied by an adult and although basic safety equipment is provided you will b e asked to ensure no jewellery, loose clothing and untied long hair. Follow th3em on facebook.com/stphilipburwash sounds like a lot of fun.
Bowls: The club have played more games in the first division of the Wealden league since my last report. When they played away to Old Heathfield the triples Barry Taylor, Martyn Casey & Alan Green lost 9-16, while Keith & Angela Marden and Gavin Wood won 13-11. In the pairs Julie Hawkins and Keith Wood lost 9-10 and Cherry Taylor & Alec Martin won 16-7. They also played away to Jarvis Brook
with Joan Howard, Mary Taylor & Alan Green winning, but the other three teams struggled and lost. The team will next play at home to Crowhurst on Thursday. The men of the club played their singles matches last week for the Mary Groombridge Trophy. This was won by Alan gree with Chris Ryan as runner up. Well done to them.
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