Pevensey and Pevensey Bay

PASSEDENA ROOF ORCHESTRA: ‘HOT FIVE’ Will be playing at St Nicolas Church Pevensey on May 28th. They will be led by the Orchestras founder and local resident John Arthy and will be performing a Jazz Night featuring 20’s and 30’s music. Its bound to be unique as its the first Jazz Night ever held in the Church in its 800 year history. If you want to make a night of it, then Priory Court are also offering an early evening supper before the event (more details on 01323 763150) Tickets for the Concert should be booked in advance because of the anticipated demand and you can get in touch on g.stephens45@btinternet.com or phone 01424 216651 or book online at wegottickets.com/event/348443. Tickets cost £12.50 and the Concert begins at 7pm.

‘THE TRUE ST NICOLAS’: Will be a World Premiere Performance by Hailsham Choral Society and Children from Pevensey and Westham CE School. This will be taking place at St Nicolas Church Pevensey on 11th June at 7.pm. The second half of the Concert still fitting with the occasion will be Haydn’s St Nicolas Mass. Tickets from the sources mentioned in piece above.

ROSSETTI ROAD: There may well be a road named after the artist Rossetti in Pevensey Bay, but did he ever visit the Bay? Val Princep the artist lived in Pevensey Bay, of whom another road is named, and many artists including members of the pre Raphaelites visited. If Rossetti did come by then 156 years this week it would have been the date of his Wedding in Hastings at St Clements Church to Lizzie Siddall

THE MOST EXPENSIVE Garage in Pevensey Bay: Its got to be at £80 to 100000. Looks like an ordinary wooden garage door from Richmond Road but its listed as an exciting opportunity to acquire a building with the added potential to become a building plot with suitable planning permission. Seems its soon going to get so bad I could get rid of an old cardboard box from my garage as a ‘starter home’!!

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