Burwash village voice

Today is the start of the first seven week term of the Musical Meerkats, a fun group for mums and children from 0 to 4 years.

The first session begins at 10am for 0 to 18 months, and will use music and instruments to help stimulate movement and enjoyment of music. For more info and to book in call Rachel wright on 07867 787227 or email musicalmeerkatsuk@gmail.com

The weather was really good for the Burwash common playing fields fete. This old fashioned village fete which included a fun dog show was really well attended, with families enjoying the games and competitions, sampling the barbecue and refreshments. Thanks go to everyone who helped to make it such a splendid affair, especially those who manned the stalls etc. At time of writing i haven’t got any idea how much money was raise, but all of it will go to the upkeep of the field and pavilion.

On Sunday morning there will be a special service to remember the Battle of Britain. The service will be held at 10.30am and you are all invited to attend.

A busy day on Monday for our villages with the Parish footpath walk in the morning. This will start at the Bear car park at 9am and you are all welcome to go along. The walk will be lead by Roger Stoke who will guide you around the local public footpaths. The walks usually finish in time for lunch.

After lunch on Monday, the Burwash and district flower arrangement club will meet at the village hall for their autumn demonstration. Members will be at the hall from 2.15pm and their demonstrator will be Mrs Gill Sadler with ‘Showsoppers’ Non-members will be very welcome, entrance fee is £4. The afternoon will be fun and informative and end with a raffle of the floral art and tea. In October the group will be holding a craft morning at the village hall, with Mrs. Anne Harris and the title of ‘design a wire ring’ You will need to book a place if you wish to attend this.

Monday evening the Burwash common and Weald residents association will have a meeting in the Burwash common pavilion at 7.30pm. All residents are welcome to attend.

On Friday 19th October the St Bartholomews’ church will be holding another of their popular Burwash has talent shows. If you would like to take part you need to apply for a spot now. Each act should not be more than three minutes long and a change over time between acts of two minutes. There is no minimum or maximum age limit, so if you wish to have ago, see the form in the Burwash Broadsheet, available from the newsagents or the church. Applications should be in by 5th October.

Don’t forget that the next community bus to Tenterden will next Friday. If you would like to visit friends, do some shopping or just visit the town then you will need to call \lyn on 01424 772001 between 9am and 12 noon Monday to Friday to book a seat. You will be told of times and pick up points when you call. The bus also visits Eastbourne, every second Monday of the month and Rye on fourth Thursday of alternate months.

Mary Taylor, Holton Cottages