Brede news
Brede news

How to contact me: by telephone 01424 882037 or email

Raymond Quinnell: I am so sorry to have to tell you that another dear soul has slipped away. Raymond Quinnell will be so missed by his family and friends, please include them in your prayers. The Funeral of Jeremy Forty will take place at St Mary’s Udimore on Friday 4 November at 1pm. The Funeral of June Boorman is also in St Mary’s on Friday 15 November. Please may I ask you to mention them all in your prayers.

Autumn: Sunset’s glow lighting up the Autumn trees, making them amber, gold red and green. A pallet of magnificent hues builds a frieze, of a stunning picturesque scene, that sways along in the Autumnal breeze.

We were in Warwickshire last week and Autumn there is more forward than here and the trees were absolutely stunning in the evening sunshine. I love this time of year.

Friday 28 October: Pilates with Laura at 9.15am Brede Farmers Market in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon where the stall holders will be pleased to show of their produce and products for you to view. A good place to while away your time over a cup of coffee with friends.

Brede Short Mat Bowlers will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm. They would be pleased to have new members, just turn up wearing flat shoes. If you would like more information please contact Graham on 01424 427159

Winchelsea singers 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

Saturday 29 October: There is a craft workshop in Brede Village Hall at 10am.

Winchelsea singers present ‘Die Fledemaus’ by Johann Strauss at 7pm, bar available. book as above.

Sunday 30 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 Peggy Heim will lead this mornings service at the Methodist Church in Broad Oak at 10.30am. Peggy is also the Pastoral Minister and can be contacted on 01424 422350.

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.

Monday 31 October: Yoga at 9.30am, in Udimore Community Hall. The whist players will be in action in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm. The Village Hall needs occupying and is empty during the day, 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 1 November: Pilates with Laura in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15am

Brede Painting for Pleasure meet at 9.30pm in Brede Village Hall.

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

Messy Church is at 4pm in Udimore Community Hall

Wednesday 2 November: Pilates with Laura in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15am.

Vocality Choir will meet in Udimore Community Hall at 2pm.

Brede Mother’s Union are holding a Branch Meeting in Brede Church Room at 2.30pm.

Thursday 3 November: Pilates with Laura is at 9.15 followed by Yoga at 10.30am in Udimore Community Hall.

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

Craft & Chatter at 2pm in Udimore Community Hall

Friday 4 November: WEA at 11am in Udimore Community Hall. Brede Farmers Market in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon and Brede Short Mat Bowlers will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm.

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Saturday 5 November: Brede Steam Engine Society Registered Charity No. 1082438 water heritage on show – big time how does good safe water reach your tap 24/7?

Visit “The Giants of Brede” in Waterworks Lane Brede TN31 6HG to see something really special. Please go along and enjoy Edwardian Water Pumping Engines and large-scale British Heritage Engineering at its best 10.00-16.00. The Friends of Peasmarsh Church invite you to a Floral Demonstration by Joyce Pannell entitled ‘Christmas Flowers for your Home’ in Peasmarsh Memorial Hall 2pm - 4pm Tickets are £6.00 including refreshments from Deidre Bull text or call 07826 723409 or email There will also be a raffle of the arrangement made by Joyce during the demonsatration. Wednesday 16 November the last Flu Jab session is today at the Broad Oak Surgery between 2pm and 3pm no booking is necessary. 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. Please let me know in good time if there is anything you would like put in the column.

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