Down Your Way: Town Centre - March 14

ON Monday, March 19, resident Helen Warren will give a presentation on Old Town, Eastbourne, to members of The Eastbourne Association of Sussex Folk at St Saviours‘s Church Hall, South Street at 7.30pm. Guests are warmly welcomed - £2.

ON Monday, March 19, members of The Guild will meet in the Memorial Hall, at Upperton United Reform Church, Watts Lane at 2.30pm to discuss Why Eastbourne? Everyone is welcome to attend.

TUESDAY, March 20, at 2pm, sees Gillian Wood giva a talk on New England – American Independence to The Friendship Hour at the Central Methodist Church Hall, Langney Road. Everyone welcome.

ON Tuesday,March 20, also in the church hall at 7.45 pm, Dr Jo Shawcross will give a talk on Palliative Care in Uganda. All welcome.

ON Tuesday, March 20, at 2.30pm, the drama group will entertain members of The Guild in St Andrew’s United Reform Church, Blackwater Road. Ladies are welcome to this presentation.

TUESDAY, March 20, 2pm-5pm, you can dance the afternoon away in the Winter Garden, Floral Hall, with music by Chris Mannion. Tickets are £5 in advance and include tea and biscuits,

ON Wednesday, March 21, Rev Dr Gerald Munro will lead a short lunchtime service at Upperton URC at 12.30pm on the subject The Politics of Love: Pontius Pilate. Open to all.

SATURDAY, March 24, brings a coffee morning at the Underground Theatre, 10am-noon. The Eastbourne Gilbert and Sullivan Society will perform a range of G & S songs as well as some from a forthcoming performance of The Gondoliers.

AT THE Towner Art Gallery, from March 24 to April 22, there is be an open exhibition showcasing regional talent, including a collection from six artists who have created a stimulating display of landscapes.

ON GOOD Friday evening at 7.30pm at the Central Methodist Church, Pevensey Road, an augmented choir and soloists, Stephen Rooke (tenor) and Ian Collins, (bass) will perform JH Maunder’s Olivet to Calvary. If you would like to be part of this choir, contact the choir’s director, Spencer Freeman on 729013.

EASTBOURNE Seniors Club for over 50s, has a range of activities including, carpet bowls, whist, darts, art classes, line dancing, creative writing, crafts, computers, Zumba, tai chi, movement to music, table tennis and bingo. If there is enough interest a pilates class for beginners may be started on Fridays - details from Lesley on 728157

THE Arndale Chaplaincy is seeking extra volunteers for two hours a week on Mondays or Tuesdays. More details at a coffee morning on March 24 at 10am at Edgmond Hall, Church Street, Old Town, near Waitrose supermarket.

THE Eastbourne Rotary Club meets weekly on Mondays, 12.45 for 1pm lunch at the Chatsworth Hotel. This is followed by a short presentation from a guest speaker. The club wants to recruit members aged 35 and above - more details from secretary Ian Coombs on 730543.

IF YOU are a mobility scooter driver, please be aware you need to be able to read a number plate at 30 yards, to have third party insurance and have front and rear lights fitted. This applies whether you use the scooter on the pavement or highway.

PETER BARKER, Tel: 01323 737853