Down Your Way
DICKER DAY: This was a fantastic event last year. A very enjoyable typical village fair. It proved very popular and due to public demand organisers have put it together again and are hoping for even bigger crowds this year. Dicker Day is on Sunday from 1 to 6pm at Dicker Village Hall and field. Gates open at 1pm with the official opening by Hailsham Town Crier at 1.30pm. From 1.35 to 3.30pm the Harmonie Concert Band will be performing with a break at 2.15 for games and races. Once people have their breath back the tug-o-war will be from 4pm – 4.45. Then relax with the music of Strum ‘n’ Bass followed, a break between 4.45 – 5.15 when Millie Cranston will perform and are then back on until close at 6pm. Stalls include vintage clothes, chocolates, candyfloss, crafts, loads of cakes, Park Mead games, a Create a Garden competition’ for children, strawberries and cream, BBQ and drinks bar run by The Plough, country cocktails, tea and coffee, raffle and tombola. Hellingly Dicker Parish church team will be selling cakes, strawberries and cream and running a Make a Garden competition for the children.