VILLAGE HALL: The Twilight Serenade on Saturday 28 May in aid of the village hall proved to be a delightful event. 85 guests enjoyed a sunny evening listening to the music of the Bodiam Concert Band. Gazebos, festoon lighting, picnics and a huge fire pit added to the ambiance of the evening which was seen as a great success by all . Village residents and their friends enjoyed the opportunity to meet up for a chat in delightful surroundings. A well supported raffle added to the fund raising efforts to improve the disabled access to the village hall. A big thank you to all those involved in organising the evening particularly Annette McBride and to the musicians from the Bodiam Concert Band. It is hoped to make this event a regular part of the Whatlington village calendar.

WHATLINGTON REMEMBERS EVENING: the crew and families of airmen from two US planes which crashed during World War 2 in Whatlington have been invited to the next Whatlington Remembers Evening at the Royal Oak on Wednesday June 8 at 7.30 pm. This is almost 76 years to the day of the actual crash. Tickets are essential and these can be booked for £5 by ringing the Royal Oak on 01424 870492.

PARISH CHURCH NEWS: Sunday 6th June the church service at Whatlington will be at 9.30am as usual, looking forward to June 12th our 10.30 Family service will be a special one to commemorate the official birthday of the Queen, who of course is now aged 90

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