ASH TREE INN FUN DAY: The Ash Tree Inn are holding a Fun Day to raise money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity on July 26 from 4 p.m. There will be a range of activities from Tug of War to an Egg and Spoon race. A Silent Auction, stalls and even some welly throwing will also be included. For more information, please call 892104.

GARDENING CLUB: The next meeting of the Gardening Club is on Monday, July 27, when they have been invited to visit the garden of Wendy and David Boorman and Sheena Ashby in Uckfield. Refreshments will be provided. For further information, please email:

BOOK GROUPS: The evening group will meet on July 28, 8 p.m. at Ashburnham Place, whilst the afternoon group will meet on July 31 at 2 p.m. If you would like to borrow the book or would like further information about either group, please contact Nicole on 894208 or Nicky on 892474.

CHAPEL COFFEE MORNING: Ashburnham Chapel are holding a coffee morning on July 27 and August 24, 10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m. All are welcome to join them.

COFFEE MORNING: The next Coffee Morning is on Monday, August 3 & 17 in the Church Hall, Ashburnham Place 10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m. You are welcome to go along for a good friendly chat.

PUB QUIZ: The Ash Tree Inn are holding their next Pub quiz on August 4, at 7.45 p.m. Entry is £1/person and a set meal of £5 can be ordered. Please call them on 892104 for further details.

2M@1: There is no meeting during August.

FLOWER SHOW AND FETE: The 7th Annual Flower Show and Fete is on Saturday, August 15, 2 - 5 p.m. at Ashburnham Sports Field. Produce, flower and vegetable classes, art and craft, children’s classes. Refreshments, WI tent and other attractions on the field. Schedules are available at Pitches on the field are available for local people and businesses to sell produce or other items and raise funds for their own organisation or charity. If you would like to book one, please contact Sheila Holdstock on 01323 832082.

WI: Ashburnham & Penhurst WI are meeting on Monday, August 17, 7.30 p.m. at the Village Hall. This months meeting will be a Willow Weaving demonstration. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

VILLAGE LUNCH: The next Village Lunch is on August 19, at Penhurst retreat Centre, 12.30 p.m. Lunch is cooked every month for any older residents in the villages who would like a bit of company and a delicious meal. Transport can be arranged if needed. For more information or to book a place, give Janet a ring on 01424 892311.

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

ST PETER’S: Church services for St Peter’s, Ashburnham, 10.30 a.m. unless otherwise statet. July 26, Holy Communion with Children’s Activities, August 2, All age service, August 9, Morning Prayer with Children’s Activities, August 16, Morning Prayer with Children’s Activities, August 23, Holy Communion with Children’s Activities, August 30, Morning Prayer with Children’s Activities

ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL: Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst, 10.30 a.m. unless otherwise stated. July 26, Morning Prayer, August 2, Lammastide Holy Communion, August 9, Morning Prayer, August 16, Holy Communion, August 23, Morning Prayer and Baptism, August 30, Morning Prayer

CHAPEL: Services for Ashburnham Chapel, 6.30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. July 26, Evening Service, August 2, Evening Service, August 9, Evening Service, August 16, Evening Service, August 23, Evening Service, August 30, Evening Service

PRAYER MEETINGS: The Chapel and St Peter’s church are joining together for prayer meetings. These will be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 8 p.m. at Ashburnham Church Hall.

CONTACT ME: Anything that you would like included in the Village Voice for Ashburnham and Penhurst, please email the details to me:

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