The Dickers

ARLINGTON DAY: Tomorrow and Sunday at Arlington village hall there will be all sorts of activities going on from 12 noon to 10.30pm. There is a free Arts & Crafts show on both days. Picnic on the Arlington village hall field from 12 noon until 5pm. Bring family friends and a picnic and join in games on the field. Also from 12 noon to 5pm there will be live music from talented local and not so local folk acts while you picnic courtesy of Uckfield FM’s Folk is Not a Rude Word show. Then from 7pm it’s the return of Arlington Gets Cajun with Cajun Dawgs & Friends, Strum n Bass, Cajun Dance Workshop, bar and barbecue all in the marquee on the Arlington village hall field. Entry is £8. U16s £2. Tickets from, Jim on 07980 892072 or go to

ARLINGTON ARTS DAYS: Free entry to Arlington Arts and Crafts show in the village hall from 12 noon on Saturday and from 10.30 to 4.30pm on Sunday as part of the Arlington Day.

SUNDAY SERVICES: 9.15am Holy Communion – Upper Dicker.

BEDES SPORTS CAMPS: Open to all. Multi sports camps throughout the summer holidays for ages 7 – 12. Junior Triathlon 2 August for 7 to 14 yrs, multi sports camp 3 – 5 August, swimming 5 – 7 August for 10 to 18 yrs, football 10 to 12 August for 11 to 15 yrs, Hockey 17 to 19 August for 7 – 12 yrs. The venue is Bede’s Senior School. Please contact HYPERLINK for further details.

CRAFT FAIR: At Michelham Priory on Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 August from 10.30am to 5pm, the Sussex Guild Craft Fair of contemporary craft from local artists will be on show and for sale. Selected for their high degree of skill and creativity, Guild members will be showing their excellent and inspiring work in the Elizabethan barn and in marquees on the lawns. There will be craft demonstrations too, including blacksmithing, woodturning, embroidery and quilting together with several potters showing different aspects of their craft. You will discover spectacular examples of ceramics, textiles, jewellery, wood, glass, furniture and more. Most of the work can be purchased, or possibly specially commissioned. Michelham Priory is at Upper Dicker, Hailsham BN27 3QS.

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