Don’t forget the Table Sale this Sunday at the Memorial hall in aid of hall funds - 8am until 1pm. You can book a table in advance for £6 by ringing Trevor Scott on 230 568; tables will cost £8 on the day.

The flower ladies are arranging a coffee morning on Wednesday April 16 to make some money to pay for the flowers at the festival at the end of May. There will be a bring and buy stall and cakes, and maybe a chance to pop in and see what the Flower Arranging class is getting up to.

The Monday Lunch Club will not be operating during the Easter holidays; the next lunch will be on April 28.

Some May dates for your diary: The Friends of Peasmarsh Parish church are pleased to announce that this year the musicians performing at this annual concert on May 5 will be the Hermitage Ensemble (Russian Male Voice Group) For more information or booking forms please contact Jenny Als on 230324,

There will also be an Evening of Music with the W.I Choir at Peasmarsh Memorial Hall on Friday, May 9 at 7.30pm. Proceeds in aid of the Royal Marsden Hospital.

This year’s Annual Parish Assembly will be on Tuesday May 6, 8pm at the hall.

The Parish of Beckley and Peasmarsh is now legally part of a joint “Benefice” with the parish of Brede with Udimore. This means that Father Martin Harper is now our Rector, but Father Bill Dolman will continue to be our Curate, to take most of our services and look after the pastoral needs of the parish.

Last day for ordering Easter lilies from Sue Cavilla is Monday April 7.

The service this Sunday at Peasmarsh church will be Holy Eucharist at 10am

Mary Hitchins

2 The Old Hop Gardens