Down Your Way: Polegate

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A TOUR of St Andrew’s URC Church, Blackwater Road, Eastbourne, takes place on Wednesday December 5; meet outside church 2pm. With Eastbourne Local History Society. More from Maureen 485971.

POLEGATE Strollers coach trip on Wednesday Decemner 5, to Jempson’s at Rye. To book contact Jane Bigsby on 07761612132 or email

A DICKENSIAN Spectaculkar celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. On Saturday, December 8, at 10am at Trinity Church, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon. Go along and enjoy a miscellany of festive music and drama and dance presented by the Down land Singers, St Andrew’s Drama Group, Coppice Dance and in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. There will also be the opportunity to browse a while in “Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe”.

If you would really like to enter into the spirit of the occasion Victorian dress would be welcome! Programmes priced £3. Available at the door to include seasonal refreshments.

COFFEE morning on Saturday December 8, at Polegate Community Centre is hosted by Polegate Gardner’s Society. All welcome in the lounge from 10am. We are holding all of our future meetings at Polegate Community Centre. More details fromSheila Smith on 483222 or Diana Pierce on 482413.

CUCKMERE Valley Petanque Club - more info from Alan Ranger on 489340 or Sheila Smith on 483222.

POLEGATE Singers proudly present their Christmas Entertainment, Songs and Music for Christmas, in the Community Centre main hall, on Saturday December 8, at 7.30pm. Entry by donation only. More from Sue Wraight 07772617033 or email

POLEGATE RAMBLING CLUB – More info from rambles secretary or email A Christmas gathering, contact above for more info.