Robertsbridge village voice

Robertsbridge Archaeological Society is holding it’s meeting this evening Friday 13th April at Robertsbridge Hall starting at 7.30pm. The talk for the evening is `The Politeness of Princes` by Imogen Corrigan. Everyone is welcome.

On Monday 16th April the Robertsbridge Aviation Society are holding an evening of slides and talks by Graham Perry. The first 45mins will be on the `English Electric Lightning` then there will be a 30minute break for tea and then there will be a second 45 minute slot on the `Rotary wing Whirlwind (Helicopter). This is all being held at Bush Barn, Robertsbridge TN32 5PA. And starts promptly at 8pm. There is no entry cost for this evening but any donations are gratefully received to help with the upkeep of the museum. If you would like to know more about this event or about the Society in general please contact 01424 773428 or email

The Parish Assembly takes place on Monday 16th April at Robertsbridge Hall with the doors opening at 7pm. This is not a Parish Council meeting, but is a meeting of the electors of the Parish, in other words it is your meeting. There will be a few short reports from Parish Chairman and County and District Councillors and then there will be time to look at the stands that will be on display from the local groups and associations and refreshments will be served with the evening finishing at around 9pm. This is a good place to go if you want to find out more about activities that go on in our village and meet some of the Parish Councillors that work for us in Robertsbridge.

Wednesday 18th April is the next date for the monthly Tea Dance Party at Robertsbridge Club. It opens at 2pm – 4.30pm and costs £3.50 for the afternoon to include dancing, tea and cake and a raffle, the chatting is free. Robertsbridge Bonfire Society run this event each month and has been doing so for nearly 4 years. If you fancy an afternoon of dancing, socialising or just sitting listening to music this is the group for you; everyone is welcome no matter what age or ability.

The next Bonfire Society meeting is being held on Thursday 19th April at Robertsbridge Club starting at 8.30pm.

The monthly Whist Drive is being held at Robertsbridge Hall starting at 7pm. This is a fun evening where all are welcome.

Saturday 21st April is a very important day for Robertsbridge. You can learn how to Save a Life at Robertsbridge Hall between 10am – 12 noon. This Education event is being hosted by the Patient Participation Group that is attached to Oldwood Surgery and is being supported by the South East Coast Ambulance Service. There will be demonstrations on how to use the New Community Defibrillators that will soon be situated in Robertsbridge and Salehurst. This will also be an opportunity to see what the Patient Participation Group is all about and to see if it is something that you may be interested in joining for the good of our local community and surgery. Refreshments will be available throughout the morning and everyone is welcome. It will only take a couple of hours out of your life, but in return it could save someone else’s life.

Sandie Madge and Sue Paine, The Floral Boutique, 20 The High Street.