Brede

How to contact me: by telephone 01424 882037 or email:bredevillagevoice@btinternet.com

Scam: There is a telephone scam doing the rounds and some people in our Parish have been affected. The caller was offering to review Council Tax property valuations for a fee. Please, Please, do not part with money over the phone or on the doorstep. Always STOP and THNK is this real, could it be true. Ask for written confirmation; Do not give out your information at all. If at all doubtful speak to a family member or friend before doing anything. The Police are looking into this matter.

Lloyds Bank Rye: has closed, mobile buses will be used instead and here is the time table for Rye Market Car Park. Wednesdays 10am – 11.45 opening again at 12.30pm – 2.45pm. Fridays 10am – 11.30am. Please make a note of these times if you are a customer.

Friday 12 October: Brede Farmers Market in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon It is lovely to stroll around the regular stall holders tables but it is even better when the people only come every other week turn up.

Brede Short Mat Bowls are at 7.30pm in Brede Village

Saturday 13 October: The Friends of St Mary’s Church Udimore are having ‘An Evening of Music’ featuring Duncan Reid playing St Mary’s Organ. Tickets are £10 includes a drink and canapés to reserve a ticket please contact either Sue Rowan 01424 882681 or Liz Turgoose 01424 882657

Sunday 14 October: Church Services in the Parish are as follows: Father Anthony White conducts the Mass at 9.00am 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, a sung Family Eucharist will be held at 9.30am Father Martin can be reached on 01424 883408. The Church’s Website is http:/www.stgeorgesbrede.org.uk other services held during the week is in the Church double issue Parish Magazine that is out now for October

At the Trinity Methodist Church the Preacher is Mr Alan Hurrell at 10.30am. The Reverend Peggy Heim is the Pastoral Minister and can be contacted on 01424 422350 The seat at the back of the Church is there for all to use, why not go and sit in the tranquil wildlife garden and admire the view.

Monday 15 October: Pilates with Susan is at 9.15am in Udimore Community Hall and she can be contacted on 07858 518504 followed by the Wea Gardening course at 11.30am.

The Rainbows meet from 4.15- 5.15pm, they welcome girls aged between 5-7 years, Julie Piper can be contacted on 01424 883464 or mobile 07863 599537

The Brede Scout sections are all held in the Scout Hut Stubbs Lane. Beavers welcome girls and boys from 6 years old they meet from 5.15pm to 6.15pm. Contact Cherry Merricks 01424 251242 or 07761730956 or cherry.m@hotmail.com

Cubs are 8-10½ years old and meet from 6.30 – 8.00pm. Contact Peter Clark 07702 407725 or famclark@hotmail.com There are vacancies for children and Leaders/Helpers The Scout Hut is disabled friendly and can be booked for parties or social events and camping in the grounds, it is available on all weekdays and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings and the weekend It is £6.00 per hour, there is a different price for camping. Please contact the booking clerk Rhiannon Oliver 01424 882037

Pilates with Susan at 6pm in Udimore Community Hall followed by an Exercise Class at 7.30pm.

The Whist players will be in action in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm.

Tuesday 16 October: Pilates with Susan at 9.15am in Udimore Community Hall.

Brede Painting for Pleasure meet at 9.30am in Brede Village Hall. Messy Church at 4pm in Udimore Community Hall

Pilates is at 6.45pm in Udimore Community Hall.

Dog Relax classes at 6pm in Brede Village Hall, followed Yoga and fitness with Jody at 7.30pm.

Brede Scouts meet, from 7pm – 9pm in the Scout Hut and any young person 10½ or over is welcome. Contact Luciano Frige on 0781 1339626 The Group Leader is Colin Ward and can be contacted on 07980 171877 or colinward3@sky.com if you would like your child to join any of the sections or help as a Leader or helper.

Wednesday 17 October: Pilates in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15am

Yoga is in Brede Village Hall from 9.30am.

Brede Friendly Circle meet at 2pm in Brede Village Hall for their AGM and talk. This afternoon’s subject is Sweet Tooth the speaker is Lindy Alton. Each person in the group will be decorating a chocolate Christmas Tree. This will be followed at 6pm with Brede Dog Training.

Thursday 18 October: Pilates in Udimore Community Hall at 9.15am Sally will be putting the ladies through their paces gently after the summer break at 9.30am in Brede Village Hall adult Ballet Classes are in Udimore Community Hall at 11.15am The Rye & District National Trust meet at 2pm in Brede Village Hall their speaker is Alex Rider, his subject is ‘The Development of the French Harp’ I have heard he might play it too.

Pilates with Geraldine will be at 6.30pm in Brede Village Hall, followed by keep fit at 8pm

Friday 19 October: Brede Farmers Market in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon Brede Short Mat Bowls are at 7.30pm in Brede Village Hall.

Rye & District Dementia Action Alliance Committee (RDDAA have planned a lovely music and supper evening which will take place in Rye’s Tilling Green Community Centre, TN31 7BE. Music will be supplied by The Fieldstone Boys who are a great local Skiffle band and the food will be bacon butties & beans followed by home-made apple pie and custard.All this for £7.50 a head - what a bargain! Booking is essential, please reserve your tickets now with Daliea on: 07737350896. See you there and please spread the word!

Future Events and Bookings

Saturday 20 October: The Friends of St George Brede present DR John Crook and his talk ‘Brede Christmas Entertainment 28 December 1899’ at 7 for 7.30pm in Brede Village Hall. Tickets are £7.50 including Cheese and wine after the fascinating talk. Contact either Marion Firman 01424 751165 or Pat Whately 01424 883065

Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 and Friday 26 October: Charlie Cornfords will once again be coaching children age 5 – 14 in Broad Oak Recreation Ground. Sessions must be booked and cost £20 per day or £45 for all 3, there will be a discount for siblings. There will be Halloween Games with plenty of prizes. Call 07368 217458

Saturday 27 October: WW1 Sing-a-long with Gary Marriott Duncan Reid and their friends in St George’s Brede 7.00pm.Tickets are £12.oo and includes Wine and an authentic buffet meal. Tickets available from Gary 01424 882412 and Sue Lee 01424 883122

Sunday 11 November: Battles Over—A Nation’s Tribute and Ringing for Peace.To help celebrate the 100th Anniversary since the end of WW1 at St George’s Church Brede. We are inviting the local community to join us in marking this important occasion. At 6.55pm we will be sounding the Last Post. Then at 7pm the new Beacon in Waterworks Lane will be lit. 7.05pm the Church Bells will ring out. More details will appear in the Church magazine for November and Brede Village Voice.

Please: let me know in good time if there is anything you would lie put in the column.