Pevensey and Pevensey Bay

ART ON THE RIVER COMES OF AGE: SAVING THE BEST TILL LAST Mary Beaney is celebrating 21 years of Open House/Studio by showcasing fabulous art by 18 talented local artists. Nearly every wall in her house will be dripping with real affordable quality art. Mary is calling it a day after 21 years so do pop along - you don’t want to miss the opportunity.
As part of the Eastbourne Festival the following artists and their disciplines will be on view for you all to see. Ceramic Sculpture - Michele Findlay, Samuel Paradela, Julie Snowball. Wildlife Photography - Adam Beaney Paintings in Oils - Kate Penoyre, John Powley Watercolour Paintings on canvas and paper - Angela Perrin, Kate Sayers. Mixed Media - Rae and Viv Cecil, Anthony McIntosh, Ben Ecclestone, Gill Emslie RIP, Mary Beaney, David Armitage, Sue Barnes, Kris Powley 
AT : Haven Farm, High Street, Pevensey, BN24 5JU on 4, 5, and 11, 12, and 18, 19, and 25, 26th July, 2015. 11.00am to 5.00pm Admission Free - Donations to Macular Disease to the Partially Sighted. www.artontheriver.co.uk

BINGO PEVENSEY: MEMORIAL HALL. Every Friday at the Memorial Hall from 19 till 21.00. Everyone welcome. Refreshments available. just turn up for an enjoyable evening out

SCARECROW COMPETITION: The closing date for Pevensey’s first Scarecrow Competition is 13th July Entry forms are available from a number of outlets in the Bay and Pevensey including the Pubs, Doctors Surgeries and shops. You will be given a number which you will have to display on your Scarecrow - all photos of scarecrows will appear on pevenseyvillages.org. judging will take place starting on July 20th So keep your eye out for strange characters appearing along the roadsides in the area !

BEACHES: if you are heading down to the beach this summer it’s interesting to know there is only one Blue Flag Beach in East Sussex and that is Camber Sands. The Scheme was set up in 1985 and originally started in France when beaches were awarded Blue Flags for compliance with sewage treatment and bathing water qualities. In 2005 the Herald was reporting beaches passing the standards in Eastbourne, Pevensey Bay and Normans Bay. By 2009 Eastbourne was no longer a Blue Flag Beach having been one since 2004. The beach at Pevensey Bay is still a massive draw for swimmers, windsurfers, kitesurfers and many more so what has happened ?

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