Ashburnham & Penhurst village voice

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The next Coffee Morning is on Monday August 6 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 Ash Tree inn Pub Quiz is on August 7, 7.45pm for an 8pm start. Maximum team size of 6, £1 per person entry fee. If you have a team, please let the Ash know. Food can be ordered at £5 per head. Tel 892104 for further information.

During July the Ashburnham and Penhurst Gardening Club will be hosted in different members gardens. For more information Contact Rhod Jones on 01424 892689 for more information or see the website

The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in Ashburnham (by the chapel) on Thursday August 16 and 30, 9.50am - 10.10am.

Ashburnham & Penhurst Wi are meeting on August 20 in Ashburnham Village Hall, 7.30pm. This month they will be having a talk about Bach Flower Remedies.

The 4th Ashburnham Village Fete & Flower Show is taking place on Sat 25th August at Ashburnham Village Hall from 2pm - 5pm. The Flower Show is open to everyone and includes 92 classes in 5 sections: Vegetables & Fruit; Flowers; Produce; Photography, Arts & Crafts; and Junior Classes (the latter judged in 2 groups, ages 8 and under and ages 9 - 16). To obtain a Schedule of Classes please phone Rhod Jones on 01424 892689 or email The Village Fete will include a range of traditional fete stalls and activities, including cakes, produce, books, plants, raffle, etc, plus delicious homemade refreshments. The event is jointly organised by the Ashburnham & Penhurst Women’s Institute and the Ashburnham & Penhurst Gardening Club.

There is no 2m@1 meeting during August.

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:.

August 5, 10.30am Family Service

August 12, 10.30am Morning Praise with Children’s Activities

August 19, 10.30am Morning Praise with Children’s Activities

August 26, 10.30am Communion Service with Children’s Activities

Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst:.

August 5, 9am Holy Communion

August 12, 10.30am Morning Prayer

August 19, Holy Communion

August 26, Morning Prayer

Services for Ashburnham Chapel:

August 5, Evening Service

August 12, Evening Service

August 19, Communion Service

August 26, Evening Service

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

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

Rachel Feeley, 17 Smith Close