Pett and Pett Level

Church Services: On Sunday August 30 – Benefice Communion, St Andrew’s, Fairlight at 10:30am led by Richard Barron; Sunday Service at the Methodist Chapel at 10:45am.

Pett Older People’s Project: On Tuesday September 1 POPP will feature Annie Cryer wit Tai Chi or games as an alternative. The session runs from 10:30am to 2pm and will include a two-course lunch for just £5.

Flicks in the Village: Having screened 146 films and entertained more than 5600 attendees over a period of 13 years, Flicks in the Village will be showing its last film on Thursday September 3. Owing to continuing low attendances the team has had to take the commercial decision to close in September.

The film will be THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (PG) and is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel). It is making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tena Desae).

Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy-posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy (Richard Gere) and Lavinia (Tamsin Grieg). Evelyn and Douglas (Judi Dench and Bill Nighy) have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman and Carol (Ronald Pickup and Diana Hardcastle) are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge (Celia Imrie) juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors.

Perhaps the only one who may know the answers is newly installed co-manager of the hotel, Muriel (Maggie Smith), the keeper of everyone’s secrets. As the demands of a traditional Indian wedding threaten to engulf them all, an unexpected way forward presents itself.

The film will start at 7.30pm with refreshments served from 7.00pm. Hopefully the hall will be full just like the first night in September 2002.

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