Brede news
Brede news

How to contact me: by telephone 01424 882037 or email

Jeremy Forty: Northiam resident who worshipped at Udimore and Brede Jeremy Forty has passed away. Please can I ask you to pray for his family and friends and those who knew him as he will be sadly missed.

Strike Back Against Cancer: Julie McDonnell a bellringer at St George’s Brede and her bellringing friends hope to raise £100.000 by Christmas, they have now raised £850,000 they are doing so well. The Government have withdrawn funding for 2nd stem cell transplants in England, despite it being available in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Julie had a 2nd stem cell transplant about 8 weeks ago and with out it she would not be here now, all money raised goes to NHSBT who do the transplants for adults and children who need a 2nd stem cell transplant. There is more information on and they can be followed Twitter: @allstand2gether. Julie is a very brave lady and it is wonderful what she is also trying to do for others. Please support them.

Friday 14 October: Pilates with Laura at 9.15am Brede Farmers Market in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon Brede Farmers Market had a French connection last week in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon Do go and see what is there this week. Brede Short Mat Bowls Club meet at Brede Village Hall on Friday evenings at 7.30.they are always keen to welcome new members, but if you would like to go and try it, just take a change of flat shoes. They have a tea /coffee break during the evening and you will be made very welcome. If you would like more information, please contact Graham on 01424 427459.

PANTOSTEIN Brede Players put on a wonderfully scary, funny show and the Hall was packed Saturday afternoon and evening well done to Brede Players we are looking forward to your next production

Saturday 15 October: Emma,s Baby Ballet class in Brede Village Hall at

Sunday 16 October: The Church Services are as follows: Father Anthony White conducts the Mass service at 9.00 am in St Theresa’s Catholic Church on the old Northiam Road, if you need to contact the Father his number is 01424 773125

At St George’s Church the Sung Eucharist starts at 9.30am Father Martin can be reached on 01424 883408. The Church’s Website is

The Reverend David Freelance will lead this mornings service at the Methodist Church in Broad Oak at 10.30am. The Pastoral Minister The Reverend Peggy Heim can be contacted on 01424 422350.

Monday 17 October: Yoga at 9.30am, Sprog a doodle do, 11.15am and Josie Creaser Excercises 7.30pm all in Udimore Community Hall. The whist players will be in action in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm. The Village Hall is empty during the day, if you want to hire it please phone Carol Kynvin 01424 882123 The Guiding section meet in the small hall of Brede Village Hall; the Rainbows meet from 4.15- 5.15pm, they welcome girls aged between 5-7 years, Julie Piper can be contacted for both on 01424 883464 or mobile 07863599537. The Brede Scout sections are all held in the Scout Hut Stubbs Lane, Beavers welcome Boys and girls from 6 years old they meet from 5.15pm to 6.15pm. Contact Cherry Merricks 01424 251242 or 07761730956. Cubs are 8-10½ years old and meet from 6.30 – 8.00pm there are vacancies for children to join, the Contact is Colin Ward 01424 852413

The Scout Hut is disabled friendly and can be booked on all weekdays and Wednesday,Thursday and Friday evenings and the weekend. It is £6.00 per hour. Please contact me Rhiannon Oliver at the above as I am the booking clerk for the Scout Hut. Whist is in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

Tuesday 18 October: Pilates with Laura in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15am

Brede Painting for Pleasure meet at 9.30am in Brede Village Hall. The Knitters & Natters club meet in the Methodist Church Hall at 10am do join them if you like to knit.

Brede Scouts meet, from 7pm – 9pm in the Scout Hut and any young person 10½ or over is welcome. The contact is Andy Bishop 07811339626

Wednesday 19 October: Pilates with Laura in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15am.

Please note the last Flu Jab session is on 16th November at the Broad Oak Surgery between 2pm and 3pm no booking is necessary.

The friends of St George’s are holding an illustrated talk by Dr. John Crook on Brede Memories. It will be held in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm. Entry is £7.50 and includes cheese, biscuits and a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Marion Firman 01424 751165 or Pat Whately 01424 883069 I hope you have your tickets already.

Thursday 20 October: Pilates with Laura is at 9.15.Yoga is at 10.30am both in Udimore Community Hall.

Stretch and Tone with Sally in Brede Village Hall at 9.30am

Rye & District National Trust has it’s first lecture of the season today at 2pm. Where Mark Lamey will give an insight into the life of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Admission for members is £3 and non members £4

Friday 21 October: Pilates with Laura at 9.15am Brede Farmers Market in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon and Brede Short Mat Bowlers will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm. There are McMillan Coffee Mornings around the Village today and a supper at the Vicarage. Do try to support these events or give a donation.

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Friday 28 October: Winchelsea singer present ‘Die Fledemaus’ by Johann Strauss at 2pm in the New Hall Winchelsea Tickets £10 from the Farm Kitchen High Street Winchelsea or Tel: 01797 223159

Sunday 30 October: the Brede & Udimore Overseas Group are holding an English Tea Party with cakes scones meringues and jellies at Chitcombe Oast. Please put the date in your diary and contact either Liz Turgoose 01424 882657 or Judy Edwards 01424 882222 to book up for this afternoon of fun and food.

Thursday 17 November: An indoors Glyndebourne. The VI O,clock Club presents a Cameo Opera 7pm for 7.30pm start at Brede Village Hall. Dress up in your finery and pack your four course posh picnic to eat between the singing. There is a prize for the best dressed table of any size. There is a raffle and other prizes.

Saturday 26 November: Quiz Night at Brede Village Hall if you wish to have a table for 8, please contact me as soon as possible as we have Ten teams already. We shall have a Fish and Chip supper and the cost is £9 per person. All proceeds are for the upkeep of Brede Village Hall.

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