Winchelsea

Spring Show: Tomorrow Saturday the Garden Society’s Spring Show will be taking place from 2pm onwards in the New Hall. The displays will include spring flowers, floral art, vegetables, pot plants, cookery and more and each will have been judged earlier in the day ready for the winners to collect their trophies. All are invited to this free event and during the afternoon refreshments will be served.

Stained glass windows: The Second Wednesday Society will be meeting on Wednesday April 13th for a talk given by Dick Bolton entitled ‘Our stained glass windows’. He will be examining the history and imagery of Winchelsea’s church windows designed by Douglas Strachan in the 1930s. The meeting begins at 2.30pm at St Thomas’ Church (note change of venue) and if possible bring your binoculars. The cost is as usual £1 members and £4 visitors and includes a home-made tea following the talk.

Chapel talk: On Wednesday April 13th the Rev John Hope will be giving a talk about ‘A year of religious broadcasting with the BBC’ in the Wesley Chapel. The talk is given by the friends of the local Methodist circuit and begins at 7.30pm. All will be warmly welcomed to this interesting event.

Shakespeare favourites: Next Friday April 15th the Literary Society will be meeting for a members evening. Please bring along your favourite passages from Shakespeare to read aloud and enjoy with the rest of the group. Doors are open at 7 for 7.30pm in the Lower Court Hall and light refreshments will be at hand.

Winchelsea Beach

Dance tomorrow: The Winchelsea Beach Community Association is holding a dance in the Community Hall tomorrow Saturday at 7 for 7.30pm onwards. Tickets must be bought in advance from Suttons shop on Sea Road or by phoning 01797 224820. The cost is £10 which includes a fish & chip supper and you will need to bring your own drink and glasses. There will be live music from the rock n roll band Ricochet and the proceeds are in aid of St Michael’s Hospice.

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