Down Your Way: Herstmonceux and Wartling - March 21

IT’S bingo time on March 28 and, all the gang look forward to seeing you all down at the village hall in Herstmonceux - “eyes down” will be at 2.15pm.

THE next meeting of the Windmill Hill Horticultural Society is on April 5 when speaker Dr Michael Lynn will giveg a talk on “Bees and Gardening”. After his talk they will be judging their April Fun competition for a beautiful floral decorated Easter Bonnet. If you are interested in joining the June outing to Loseley Park, they’ll be taking bookings at the meeting which as always, will be held at the Reid Hall in Boreham Street with the doors opening at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

All those that went along to their last meeting were able to enjoy a both informative and enjoyable evening with Andrew Fletcher who was able to tell them all about “Growing and Showing Sweet Peas”

THE closing date for entries into the Lime Cross Nursery is on March 31, Children’s Fun Colouring/Drawing competition. Entry is for nine to

to 12-year-olds. It’s up to you to design your own picture with an Easter theme. All entries will be on show at the Nursery over the Easter weekend and will be judged by local art teacher, Caroline Green. For details call 833229.

PETE and Sue will be meeting up with walkers on March 25. If you would like to join them at the car park in Herstmonceux at 10am after which they will be heading for Battle for a six and half mile walk from there to Sedlescombe. This will be the last scheduled walk until after Easter when the Tuesday evening walks start as well, the first a short stroll through a local bluebell wood. Details on 848790.

THE Watson Brothers are in town once again on March 24 and more than ready to entertain you with their and your kind of music at the Woolpack Inn from about 9pm.

ON March 25 it’s the litter bunch led by Steve in Herstmonceux and Mary in Cowbeech. On Sunday join can them at 10am, for Herstmonceux, it’s the Village Information Centre and for Cowbeech it will be St. Michael’s which is just opposite Hammer Lane in Cowbeech. Contact or

THE church services for this month are as follows, Holy Communion (BCP) along with Evensong (BCP) will be held at Herstmonceux church at 8am and 6pm respectively with Holy Communion (common worship) being held at Wartling church at 9.45am.