FOREST SCHOOL: Today (Friday June 19) sees the grand opening of the Forest School at Peasmarsh CE School. From the photos I have already seen it looks amazing; I hope to be able to go and see it for myself very soon. I hope the opening goes well, congratulations to Peasmarsh school for making this valuable addition to the school a reality.

PEASMARSH FILM CLUB: Peasmarsh Film Club will be screening The Good German at 7.30pm tonight Friday June 19 . For details on membership or to join contact Hilary on 230205 - you can become a member on the night for a cost of £20 for the entire season; the next film will be on September 11 after the summer break.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR: The 3rd monthly Peasmarsh Arts and Craft Fair will take place on Sunday June 21 from 10.30 - 4.30 Refreshments being served all day - lots of home made cakes. cooked snacks and an even greater number of stalls. Art works by local artists, jewellery, cushions, children’s hand made clothes and many other stalls Please do come along and support in aid of funds for Peasmarsh Memorial Hall - a great day out!

WEDDING FAYRE: The Brownies and Guides will be holding a fund raising Wedding Fayre at the Memorial hall on Sunday June 28 from 10am until 4pm. There will be lots of stalls to help you organise your wedding day plus a raffle and refreshments; entry is free.

RECREATION GROUND COMMITTEE: The Recreation Ground Committee is looking for new members, the next meeting is on Thursday July 2 at the Pavilion, 6pm. If you have some time to help with this committee please go along to the meeting, you will be very welcome.

PLAYSPACE FUNDRAISING CONCERT: The Sing For Fun group along with children from Peasmarsh Primary School will be presenting an entertainment on Saturday July 4 at 3pm in the Memorial hall. Entrance will be £3.50 which includes refreshments; this is a fund raising event for the Playspace project so please support it if you can, thank you.

PEASMARSH SCHOOL FAIR: There will be a Summer Fair at Peasmarsh CE Primary school on Saturday July 11, open from 12 noon - more information soon!

PET SERVICE: This is the third year for the annual Pet Service for our parish which was held at Beckley Church last Sunday. By 11am the churchyard was full of dogs and children and tortoises ….. and adults, and although the sun didn’t shine much, there was no rain and it was warm. Fr Bill conducted a simple service of thanksgiving for all the animals with whom we share our planet, and blessed the animals present and their owners, and a small group of Barleycorns sang beautifully. Afterwards many of the congregation were able to stay and enjoy a picnic and the company of those with whom they had shared the service. Animals and children all behaved perfectly. In addition to tea and coffee and soft drinks there was some excellent cake on sale (thanks, Zai !) other snacks, and fresh strawberries and cream. An added bonus was just over £100 to go towards church expenses.

Thanks to Chris for a churchyard in such good condition, and to everyone else for making it such a success.

CHURCH SERVICES: This Sunday there will be a service of Holy Eucharist at Peasmarsh church at 10am, the 8am service is at Beckley church.

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