Rachel Feeley, 17 Smith Close, Ninfield

Film Club is tonight, February 8, showing ‘Days of Heaven’. 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 ticket prices are £6. The price does include a glass of wine at every screening! Future films for the remainder of the season are: March 13 ‘The Big Sleep’.

Ashburnham Village Hall is holding a fundraising event on February 9, 7pm for 7.30pm start. This will also see the launch of Laurence Keeley’s new book and include an illustrated talk by Ian Everest “A Sussex Farm During the 1950s”. There will be an opportunity for you to share your own reflections on Ashburnham Past. Entrance Tickets £5 – Light refreshments provided (Proceeds to speaker and Village Hall). Please RSVP with Laurence: 01323 832660. Books cost £14 locally plus £2.60 to post.

2m@1 (2nd Monday of the month @ 1 O’clock), are meeting on February 11 with “An Unusual Police Career” with John Pearse.

MI are meeting on Tuesday February 13, 8pm at the Ash Tree Inn.

The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in Ashburnham (by the chapel) on Thursday February 14 & 28, 9.50am - 10.10am.

Ashburnham & Penhurst WI are meeting on Monday February 18 in the Village Hall at 7.30pm when John Cormode will be speaking about Grassroots – an organisation that teaches suicide alertness and intervention skills. Their competition this month is ‘A WI Limerick’ – so come on, all you budding poets!

The Ashburnham & Penhurst Book Club’s February gathering will be at 2pm on Friday February 22. If you would like to read this months book or would like further information on the group, please call Nicky on 01424 892474.

The Ashburnham and Penhurst Gardening Club are meeting on February 25, 7.30pm at Ashburnham Church Hall. This months topic is ‘A World of Lavender’. For more information Contact Rhod Jones on 01424 892689 or see their website:

Ashburnham & Penhurst Parish Council are meeting on March 6, 6.30pm at the Sports Pavilion. All residents of both villages are welcome to attend.

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:

February 10, 10.30am Morning Praise with children’s activities

February 17, 10.30am Morning Praise with children’s activities

February 24, 10.30am Communion with children’s activities

Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst:

February 10, 10.30am Morning Prayer

February 17, 10.30am Holy Communion

February 24, 10.30am Morning prayer

Services for Ashburnham Chapel, 3.15pm unless otherwise stated:

February 10, Afternoon service

February 17, Afternoon service

February 24, Afternoon service

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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