Brede news
Brede news

How to contact me: by telephone 01424 882037 or email

Monitoring Calls: I have a BT8500 Phone which monitors our calls to stop nuisance calls. Please be patient and listen to the message which asks you to say your name and press the # hash key on your phone. At our end we press 1 and the call is connected. You can also leave a message. From our point of view it is a marvellous system as we are now rarely bothered by nuisance calls.

Editor: Urgently needed is a request for an Editor for the Church Parish Magazine, which has 10 editions per year. Help and training will be offered and you will need to be able to use publisher and have this programme added to your computer at St George’s Church expense or they help fund a laptop for this purpose if required. Please contact Father Martin or one of the Church Wardens, Duncun Reid 01424 882412 or David Oliver 01424 883037 if you have the time to help. It will be gratefully appreciated by the Rector.

Friday 18 November: Brede Farmers Market is from 10am – 12 noon in Brede Village Hall and Christmas items are creeping in, so go and see what little gems you can find for your loved ones or go to buy your weekly shop.

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

Saturday 19 November: Emma’s Baby Ballet at 10am in Brede Village Hall.

Sunday 20 November: 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 Family Sung Eucharist starts at 9.30am Father Martin can be reached on 01424 883408. The Church’s Website is

This mornings service will be led by local arrangement at the Methodist Church in Broad Oak at 10.30am. Peggy Heim is the Pastoral Minister and can be contacted on 01424 422350.

Monday 21 November: Yoga at 9.30am, in Udimore Community Hall. The whist players will be in action in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm.

To hire Brede Village Hall 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 or

Cubs are 8-10½ years old and meet from 6.30 – 8.00pm. Contact Peter Clark 07702 407725 or

There are vacancies for children to join, the Contact is Colin Ward 01424 852413 or

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 22 November: Brede Luncheon Club are having their delicious Christmas Dinner today if you want to enjoy it too please contact Christine Purkiss 01424 882274 Transport is available.

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 or

Wednesday 23 November: East Sussex CC Mobile Library Services bus will be in Reedswood Road at 1pm – 1.35pm then Brede Village Hall car park from 1.45 – 2.15pm

Thursday 24 November: Yoga at 9.30am in Udimore Community Hall. Stretch and Tone is with Sally at 9.30am in Brede Village Hall. It is followed by the Brede Village Hall Committee meeting at 7.30pm which should be attended by a representative from all users of the Village Hall. The meeting is held in the small hall of Brede Village Hall.

Friday 25 November: Brede Farmers Market 10am – 12 noon in Brede Village Hall. Wea is in Udimore Community Hall at 11am. Short Mat Bowls is at 7.30pm in Brede Village Hall.

Future Events

Saturday 26 November: Quiz Night at Brede Village Hall I hope you have booked a table, feel free to bring a raffle prizes and do not forget you nibbles drink and glasses.

Thursday 1 December: Cranbrook Town Band Christmas Charity Concert in Brede Village Hall 7.30pm for 7.45pm Tickets from Broad Oak Bakery or me 01424 882037 Let your Christmas start with a swing.

Friday 2 December: A Festive Quiz Night & Supper is being held in the St George’s Church Room .Tickets for this event include a light supper and a drink £8 Contact Sue Orchard 01424 883322 In the afternoon the school children are invited to visit the Tree Festival which then takes place for the rest of us Saturday 3rd with a Jazz evening and Sunday 4th followed by a Christingle at 3pm (a lovely Christmas service for all the family) Please let me know in good time if there is anything you would like put in the column.

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