How to contact me: by telephone 01424 882037 or email

36th Brede Flower Festival: raised about £7.5 thousand pounds. Well done everyone!

SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP: Claremont Prep School, St Leonards on Sea Saturday 12th September 2015 10am-12pm Ages 7-18yrs

The aim of the Scholarship Workshop is to find 2 pupils who we feel would benefit and excel within the Theatre Sense family. One who is already a member, and one who is new to Theatre Sense. We are not necessarily looking for someone who can already sing, dance and act to a high standard.

Perhaps your child is a great singer, but needs some help with the dancing?

Or maybe they can glide across the stage but lack the confidence to speak on their own or in front of people? Maybe they can do a bit of all 3 (sing, dance, act) but just need a bit more guidance...? This could be for them. We want to recognize their existing achievements and develop them into all-round performers, able to work independently and in a team. To develop and increase their self-confidence and belief, learning life skills, making new friends and getting ready for what lies ahead of them. Theatre Sense School for Performing Arts - Quality Tuition from a school that cares. Contact Sherri-Ann on 07519 246837 email: or visit Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Lorraine Mahoney CT ABRSM, ATCL

Principal of Theatre Sense & West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts Tel: 07730 254122 or

Friday 11 September: Yoga is being held in Udimore Community Hall at 9.30am. Brede Farmers Market is from 10am – 12 noon in Brede Village Hall. Once again productes produced locally will be on sale. WEA Practical Gardening is in Udimore Community Hall at 11.30am Short Mat Bowls will be in Brede Village hall at 7.30pm

Sam Calver will be playing live in the bar from 9pm in the Rainbow Trout. It’s the Landlady’s 40th birthday, so go along and help her celebrate! I wish her a Happy Birthday too. The “Guess the number of Sweets in the Jar” competition has now ended. The winner was Julie Piper who guessed the EXACT number of sweets! Very well done Julie. The jar is behind the bar and is all yours to enjoy!

Sunday 12 September The Church Services are as follows: Father Anthony White conducts the Mass service at 9.00 am in St Theresa’s Catholic Church on the old Northiam Road, if you need to contact the Father his number is 01424 773125

At St George’s Church the Sung Eucharist starts at 9.30am and Father Martin can be reached on 01424 883408. The Church’s Website is

The Methodist Church Service in Broad Oak is at 10.30am and Mrs C. Thacker will be taking the service this morning. Visitors are welcome at all the Churches.

Monday 14 September: 4pm Age Uk East Sussex Brede Community Club is open today from 10.30am – 3.30pm. Today News reactions, Board games, Dominoes, Then Dave the music man is going to entertain th members and anyone who would like to join the group for the afternoon. If anyone wants to join then contact Maureen who would be pleased to hear from you if you phoning to join the group as it has vacancies, she would also like more volunteers especialy a voluntary car driver to contact Maureen the Organiser for more information phone 01424 883282 or 07850 987130. or 07710 143198

Whist is in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

The Guiding section meet in the small hall of Brede Village Hall; the Rainbows meet from 4.15- 5.15pm, they welcome girls aged between 5-7 years, the Brownies meet from 5pm – 6.30pm for girls 7-11 years old. They have some spaces in both groups. Julie Piper can be contacted for both on 01424 883464 or mobile 07863599537. You can also contact Hayley 07525168770 The Brede Scout sections are all held in the Scout Hut Stubbs Lane, Beavers welcome Boys and girls from 6 years old they meet from 5.15pm to 6.15pm. Contact Catherine Southgate 07833065028 Cubs are 8-10½ years old and meet from 6.30 – 8.00pm there are also vacancies for children to join, the Contact is Colin Ward 01424 852413

Tuesday 15 September: Pilates at 9.15am in Udimore Community Hall. Followed by another session at 10.15am. Brede Painting for Pleasure group meet at 9.30 am in Brede Village Hall.

Brede Scouts meet, from 7pm – 9pm in the Scout Hut and any young person 10½ or over is welcome. The contact is Andy Bishop 07811339626 Bingo is in the Rainbow Trout

Wednesday 16 September: Pilates are in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15 and 10.25am, followed by Vocality Choir at 2.00pm.

Brede WI Harvest Lunch is at 2pm in Brede Village Hall.

Thursday 17 September: Stretch and Tone with Sally. in Brede Village Hall at 9.30am

Friday 18 September: Yoga is being held in Udimore Community Hall at 9.30am. Brede Farmers Market is from 10am – 12 noon in Brede Village Hall. WEA Practical Gardening is in Udimore Community Hall at 11.30am

To book the Scout Hut for a party or meeting at £6.00 per hour and £3 per night per person for camping groups please contact me-Rhiannon Oliver 01424 882037.

To book the Village Hall please contact Carol Kynvin 01424 882123 To book the Community Hall please contact Lesley Bannister 01424 882800 The Parish Room of St George’s Church is booked through Father Martin 01424 883408

Future Events: All the following need booking:

Friday 2nd October: The Rainbow Trout have their Brilliant Blues Brothers Tribute night with a 2 course meal. Singing all the favourites such as Soul-man and Tail feather, the Professional act will be entertaining you all night. They have played many famous venues around the country and it promises to be a great night. let them know as soon as you can!

Saturday 3 October: Brede WI Centenary Community Tea Party, 2.45 pm at Brede Village Hall. You are probably aware that 2015 is the centenary year of the Woman’s Institute. To mark this event locally Brede members are organizing this special tea party for local friends and residents. Do come along to share the occasion, celebrate with us by enjoying a delicious afternoon tea and view the exhibition of local WI history and related items of interest. Tickets cost £3 for adults and £1 for children and are available from Ann Elam on 01797 222604 or Beryl Jenkins on 01424 883475. We look forward to hearing from you!

The friends of St Mary’s Church Udimore invite you to a Murder Mystery evening performed by a very talented group. It will be held in Udimore Community Hall at 7pm and will include a fish and chip supper, take your own drink. Teams of six to eight people would be ideal it is £10 a ticket and these are available from Liz Turgoose 01424 882657 or Gillian Rothery 01424 882744

Wednesday 7 October: book your tickets with Marion Firman 01424 751165 or with Pat Whately 01424 883069 for the Friends of St Georges Church have Dr John Crook presenting an illustrated talk about William Walker:- How Winchester Cathedral was saved by a deep sea diver. This will take place in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm Entry is £7.50 which includes a glass of wine, cheese and biscuits. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Sunday 11 October: Brede and Udimore Overseas Group are inviting you to an afternoon tea party from 3pm – 5pm in Udimore Community Hall. Entrance is free but donations are welcome to support their four charities. They do hope as many as possible will go along to enjoy the afternoon of fun quizzes and a raffle. As they are catering they would appreciate a call to say if you are going. Please contact Liz 01424 882657 or Stella 01424 883246

What a busy month: as it is also 1066 Hastings Week 10th-17th

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