Down Your Way: Polegate

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A DIG IN POLEGATE is the topic for Eastbourne Local History Society meeting today (Tuesday) at St Saviours and St Peters Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne, doors open at 7pm. The speaker is Simon Stevens and visitors are welcome - £1 entrance. More from Maureen 485971 or visit or email

POLEGATE Community Association’s AGM is on Wednesday November 28, in the main hall at Polegate Community Centre at 7.30pm. This is YOUR association and we would like to hear from you! Free glass of wine, juice as a reward!

POLEGTE Rambling Club – more details from secretary on or email

Walks on November 29 include Blackboys circular (4.5 miles lanes, fields, mill and woods, 4-5 stiles with Sue T) or a longer walk of 9.5 miles a long way round to golf (Hellingly, Chiddlingly, stiles and mud, take picnic with John).

COFFEE MORNING on Saturday December 1, at Polegate Community Centre is hosted by the Social Section. All welcome from 10 am in the lounge.

POLEGATE Sketching and Painting Group is putting on an arts and crafts exhibition on Saturday, December 1, at St Johns Church Hall, High Street, Polegate. We continue to welcome newcomers keen to try their hand at the visual arts with a free ‘taster’ session. Contact Bruce on 484568 for more information. The group has extensive equipment for members to try out.

POLEGATE Community Association has a Dickensian Christmas Fun Quiz at Polegate Community Centre. Windsor Way, on Saturday, December 1, at 7.30 pm. Entry £2. Per person, raffle, teams of up to six, bring own food, tea, coffee and nibbles supplied.