The Dickers

TUDOR CHRISTMAS: At Michelham Priory tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday from 10.30am to 5pm. There will be plenty going on this weekend. Get into the Tudor festive spirit with many Tudor re-enactors in the house displaying what Christmas in Tudor times was really like. Over the weekend there will be dancing, singing with the Sussex Folk Carol service (Sunday only), Tudor games for families to play, food demonstrations including marzipan sculpting, crossbow specialists talking about hunting game at Christmas, weapons demos and displays, Tudor cosmetics and makeup, Tudor medicine. Join in making Tudor decorations and garlands. A Scribe will be in the house showing Christmas calligraphy and illuminations. There will also be Tudor Christmas crafts. This is the first part of Christmas through the ages, a Christmas Carol Christmas and an Evacuees Christmas to follow. For more information visit Visit

Friday, 30th November 2018, 5:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:50 am

ARLINGTON CHRISTMAS FAIR: Go along to the tiny Arlington village hall tomorrow, Saturday, which is always bursting at the seams with Christmas stalls and cheer, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Gifts, cakes and goodies including gifts for pets, Christmas songs and carols with the Seaford Silver Band (from 3pm), home-made refreshments, teas and coffees, Tony’s special mulled wine, real ale bar, plus win a luxury Christmas hamper, a locally-reared goose, or a case of wines and spirits. Proceeds will be going to Arlington Village Hall and St Pancras Church to help with various much-needed maintenance projects. Please support our village. Entrance fee £1 (children free), your ticket could win you a bottle of Lanson champagne in the prize draw.

QUIZ NIGHT: Tomorrow, Saturday, Dicker Village Hall 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7.50 includes supper with tea or coffee. Bring your own other drinks. Contact Jenny 01323 844687 or Glynis 01323 846924 for details and to book. Fun Christmas event in aid of Upper Dicker Village Hall.

MICHELHAM PRIORY: Events coming up are as follows: Friday December 7, Christmas in the Courtyard; Saturday December 8, Victorian Christmas (A Christmas Carol Christmas), Saturday December 15, WWII Christmas (An Evacuees Christmas). For full details visit