Rachel Feeley, 17 Smith Close

Ashburnham & Penhurst Book Group are meeting today, November 23, 2pm. If you would details or to borrow a book, give Nicky a call on 01424 892474.

Penhurst and Ashburnham New Theatrical Society (P.A.N.T.S) present Robin Hood in Ashburnham Village Hall on November 24 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets are £6/adult and £3/child (including programme and refreshments). Please phone Tina French for tickets on: 01424 892580 or email:

The Ashburnham and Penhurst Gardening Club are meeting on November 26, 7.30pm Ashburnham Church Hall. This month their talk is “John Evelyn and his passion for trees”. For more information Contact Rhod Jones on 01424 892689 or see their website:

Ashburnham & Penhurst WI are holding a Seasonal Food Market and Gift Fayre at the Village Hall on December 1 from 10am. Festive food, local speciality cheese, meat boxes and pies, homemade preserves, Christmas puddings and cakes, stocking fillers, tree decorations and much more. Go along, enjoy coffee and cake and do your Christmas Shopping!

The next Coffee Morning is on Monday December 3 in the Church Hall, Ashburnham Place 10:30am - 12pm. You are welcome to go along for a good friendly chat. For further information, please contact Tina on 01424 843728.

The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in Ashburnham (by the chapel) on Thursday December 6 and 20, 9.50am - 10.10am.

2m@1 (2nd Monday of the month @ 1 O’clock), are meeting on December 10 at Ashburnham Church hall. This month will be a Christmas Social event.

Film Club is on December 14, showing ‘Tea with Mussolini‘. Doors open at 7.45pm and the programme will start at 8.15pm. Seating is limited so it is essential to reserve your place in advance by contacting Brian Holdstock (email or phone or text 07836 716723). The film club’s licence means it will operate as a members only closed club so at the first screening you come to you will need to decide to either pay for the one screening as a ‘taster’ or to subscribe for the whole season of five films. The ticket prices are £6. The price does include a glass of wine at every screening! Future films for the remainder of the season are: January 11 2013, ‘The Usual Suspects, February 8 ‘Days of Heaven’ and March 13 ‘The Big Sleep’.

Don’t forget that you can look to see what is going on in Ashburnham and Penhurst on the community website:

Church services for St Peter’s, Ashburnham:

November 25, 10.30am Communion Service with Children’s Activities

Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst:

November 25, 10.30am Morning Prayer

Services for Ashburnham Chapel:

November 25, 3.15pm Afternoon Service with preacher Pat Reigh

Prayer and Bible reading meetings on Tuesday at 2.30pm at the Chapel. Contact Fay Ramsden on 07860 113413 for further information.

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