Brede news
Brede news

How to contact me: by telephone 01424 882037 or email

Referendum: The Presiding Officer and Poll Staff from Brede Village Hall would like to thank the residents of Broad Oak and Brede for their kind comments and also the way they conducted themselves at the recent European voting. Over 1025 residents voted the highest recorded in any elections held in the Village. It meant staff were extremely busy at certain times during the day and it was appreciated that everyone was patient.

Friday 1 July: Yoga with Susan in Udimore Community Hall at 9.30am, WEA is at 11.30am.

Brede Farmers Market is from 10am – 12 noon in Brede Village Hall. This morning enjoy strolling through the hall looking for the unusual, or your regular items that can be found there. Then stop for a well earned coffee.

Brede Short Mat bowlers will be meeting at 7.30pm in Brede Village Hall

Saturday 2nd July: Baby Ballet Classes with Emma are in Brede Village Hall at 10am. The Brede Giants are open fro 10am – 4pm The Village Dance is at 7.30pm in Brede Village Hall for those wishing to do Ballroom and Sequence Dancing.

Sunday 3rd July: 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. All are very welcome. Father Martin can be reached on 01424 883408. The Church’s Website is

At 10.30am Mr David Hanson will be leading the service in the Methodist Church in Broad Oak today. The Reverend Peggy Heim is the Pastoral Minister and she can be contacted on 01424 422350.

Monday 4th July: 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 They have some spaces. Julie Piper can be contacted 01424 883464 or mobile 07863599537. 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 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

Whist players will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

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

Whist players will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

Tuesday 5th July: Brede Painting with Pleasure group meet today at 9.30am in Brede Village Hall.

Pilates with Laura at 9.15am in Udimore Community 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

Messy Church is at 4pm in Udimore Community Hall.

Wednesday 6th July: Brede Mother’s Union meet at 2.30pm in the Church Room Brede.

In Udimore Community Hall: - Pilates with Laura is at 9.15 & 10.15 and Voc

vocality meet at 2.30pm

Thursday 7th July: Stretch & Tone with Sally in Brede Village Hall at 9.30am and Pilates with Laura will be in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15am

Friday 8th July: Brede Farmers Market is in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12 noon

Pilates with Laura at 9.15 and WEA at 11am are in Udimore Community Hall and Brede Short Mat Bowlers will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

Friday 22 July: DDA Hastings & St Leonards Dementia Action Alliance presents an evening of Midsummer Music with Roger Wilcock & Hastings Big Choir. In St Tomas of Canterbury Church Magdalen Road st Leonards on Sea TN37 6ET 7pm for 7.30pm tickets are £10.00 (£8.00cons) to include refreshments, they can be purchased in advance from Hastings Tourist Information Centre Aquila House, Breeds Place TN34 3UY or Tel: 451111

Prepaid Tickets can be collected at the door. Proceeds to HSLDAA & Church.

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