Theatre: Once again the actors of the Rude Mechanical Theatre company gave Burwash a night of ribald delights. The weather was perfect for this outdoor theatre production of Babbi Babbett, and the audience were able to relax knowing they wouldn’t get wet this time. Picnics and wine were much enjoyed as was the warm refreshments served by the playing fields. Thank you to everyone who continues to support this yearly event.

Coffee: Thank you to everyone who supported the coffee morning in the Burwash village hall last Saturday morning in aid of St Michael’s Hospice. The cake stall was positively groaning with the wonderful array of beautiful home made cakes and biscuits, like wise the raffle table, some many great prizes. The tombola also had a table full of prizes. These along with the bric a brac, books and entry fee helped us to raise £405 on the day. Our grateful thanks to Peta Highton who very kindly sold the last of the cakes after church on Sunday to make a further £61.50. The hospice stall at the sale raised £67.50 making £534. We only have the collection box money to add to this for a final figure. My grateful thanks to all the wonderful people who donated items to the sale but especially to those who took the time to run the stalls and come and join us for coffee.

Quiz: The next monthly quiz evening at the Pavilion in Burwash Common will take place tonight. teams of six are invited to go along and join in the fun, which begins at 8pm. These are great fun general knowledge quiz evenings and all are welcome. To find out more please call Karol Richardson on 01435 883318.

Café: On Monday morning you can again go along to the Happy Café at The Bear Motel from 10.30am. These relaxed mornings are all about making new friends and renewing old acquaintances.

Fair: The annual summer fair is fast approaching. This is always held on August Bank holiday Monday at the Swan Meadow playing fields. If you or your group/charity are hoping to hold a stall please remember to book a pitch by calling steve Mintram on 01435 882444. Most of the village groups will be there, selling all manner of items. Keep the date free to join us there. 1pm to 5pm.

Football: the Burwash football club are celebrating their 125 anniversary this year and are hoping to include as many of those past members as are available. If you played for Burwash in the distant past they are inviting you to a special day, which begins with a special event on the playing fields from 11am to 5pm. This is to be followed by a dinner at the Bear . If you would like to join them please call Alan Parker-Read on 07807900276. Tickets are £17.50 each for carvery and dessert with beer & wine on the tables.

Quiz evening: The Burwash village hall are holding one of the ever popular quiz evenings with our friendly quiz masters Steve Bennett and Terry Parker. It will be in the hall on Saturday 5th September at 7.30pm. Entry is £8 to include hot supper and teams of six are invited to join in the fun. Please call Shirley Viney on 01435 882497 or Mary Taylor 882107 to book a table.

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