POSTAL VOTES: Next Tuesday April 21 is the deadline for applying for a postal vote if you are going to be away for the elections on May 7.

YOGA CLASSES: Yoga Classes have now started at the hall with Laura Leslie from Always Yoga. All abilities welcome. Classes on Tuesday evenings at 7pm and on Wednesdays at 9.30am, £7.00. Concessions available. Contact: Laura 01797 227564 or 07580984539

DOCTORS SURGERIES: There will be a surgery on Tuesday April 28, 11.30 am for booked appointments only - please book your appointment with Rye Medical Centre.

FILM NIGHT: The next Film Night at the hall will be this Saturday April 18, the film shown will be Paddington, cert PG. There are still a few tickets left that will be available at the door.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR: There will be an Arts and Crafts Fair at the hall on April 19 - all tables are now booked please come along and browse and buy - stalls include paintings, cards, jewellery chocolate woodturning and many more.

PEASMARSH MEMORIAL HALL: Our hall has both a website - and a Facebook page - please check them out (and ‘like’ if you are on Facebook!) to see a list of all regular activities and events at the hall.

PEASMARSH FLOWER FESTIVAL: This Annual Flower Festival will take place over the weekend of May 23 - 25 at Peasmarsh church. If you would like to help with arranging flowers, refreshments, plant stall or raffle please contact Deirdre Bull on 01797 230208 or 07826 723409 or email - you don’t have to be a member of the church to go along and help.

MUSIC AT PEASMARSH: The Friends of Peasmarsh Parish Church are proud to announce that the Volta Quartet will be giving a Recital at the church on Monday May 4 at 6.30pm. This will be followed by the traditional Candlelit Supper in the church. Brochures and booking forms can be obtained from the church or from J. Als on 01797 230324 or A. Dent on 01797 230050 .

Peasmarsh and District Ladies Choir are performing a concert of varied music at Peasmarsh church on Saturday May 23 at 6.30pm during the weekend of the Flower Festival. Refreshments will be served; there will be a retiring collection. Booking will also be open soon for the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival which will run from June 25 - June 28; brochures in Peasmarsh church.

CHURCH SERVICES: Fr John Burgess will take his first services in the parish this Sunday - 8am at Beckley and 10am at Peasmarsh.

Mary Hitchins

2 The Old Hop Gardens