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Pett WI Centenary Tea Party: Well, what an afternoon it was! Around 90 ladies came in their finery, complete with hats and fascinators, to Pett Village Hall to celebrate 100 years of the WI. The majority of them came from WI’s in the local area and there were also some village ladies.The theme was ‘Putting on the Ritz’ and the hall looked splendid with tables spread with white tablecloths and pretty vintage china. A little posy of flowers in the centre of each table completed the picture.

As guests arrived they were greeted with music from the Corelli String Quartet and could enjoy a glass of something fizzy from the Bubbles Bar, served by a bartender resplendent in DJ! After a welcome from Pett WI President Heather Godwin and a rousing rendition of Jerusalem, the ladies settled down to a delicious tea of sandwiches followed by home made scones and cakes with tea served by DJ clad waiters. It certainly made you feel special. Then there was a great fashion show, delivered by Niche of Rye, accompanied by a brilliant young harpist, Saffie Burgess.

A vote of thanks to Heather, Pett WI Treasurer Wendy Burgess and all the other members who had worked so hard in preparing for the day, was given by Kathryn Hutson, Chair of the East Sussex Federation of Women’s Institutes and the general view was that a great afternoon had been had by all!

Midsummer Yoga Workshop: This is being held tonight (Friday July 3) at pett Village hall. Join Nina and her husband for an ambient evening of yoga, self-exploration and devotional music as the sun sets over the meadows and woodland beyond Pett Village Hall.

The workshop runs from 6:30 to 9pm and costs £20. For more information, contact Ninayoga on 07971 489 523 or

Church Services: On Sunday July 5 – Holy Communion, St Mary & St Peter, Pett at 9:30am, Kay Burnett, Merial Deasy and a guest speaker. Sunday Service at the Methodist Chapel at 10:45am.

Village Hall Management Committee: This committee will meet on Monday July 6 at 7pm at Pett Village Hall. The meeting is open to the public so please come along and give your ideas and views on the hall.

Village Choir: Also on Monday July 6 the Village Choir will meet again at 7:30pm in Pett Methodist Chapel.

Pett Older People’s Project: On Tuesday July 7 POPP will feature Swinging with ‘Just George’. Nail Technician Sheryl Tucker will also be there. The session runs from 10:30am to 2pm and will include a two-course lunch for just £5.

Mobile Library: The next visit will be on Tuesday July 7 when it will stop outside Pett Church from 12:05pm until 12:35pm.

Village Coffee Morning: The Village Coffee Morning will be held on Wednesday July 8. Starting at 10am Sally and Helen will be ready to welcome you with the very best coffee, tea, biscuits and yummy, yummy cakes, not to mention Phil’s famous sausage rolls.

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