The Dickers

GARDEN TOUR: On Monday 23 May there is a 90 minute tour at Michelham Priory exploring the seven acres of historic gardens with the head gardener, James Neal. Price includes entrance to the house & grounds, tour and soup & fresh bread roll in the café. Tour starts at 11am. £16 for Non-members, £11 for Sussex Archaeological Society Members and Friends of Michelham Priory. Numbers are limited so please book in advance. To book on-line please see below, call 01323 844224 or email reduced price is also available for group bookings over 15. Please telephone for details.

MICHELHAM BOWMEN & LIVING HISTORY: All weekend from Saturday 28 to Monday 30 The Michelham Bowmen and Living History camp will be at Michelham Priory. With archery for registered bowmen members only and have a go archery for non members on the Southern Lawns. 10.30am to 5pm.

1950’s PARTY: To celebrate the Queen’s 90th Official Birthday on 11th June there is a 1950s party at 7pm at Arlington Village Hall. This is a joint Upper Dicker and Arlington event. Ticket price to cover overall expenses only. 50’s dress with prizes. Cold buffet - bring and share (details when you book your ticket) and please bring your own drink. Music both live and recorded. Tickets £4, all in advance - please contact Sue on 01323 844278 or Email: If you would like to help with the party or if you have any film of the 1950’s please contact Sue as above.

BLUEBELL TRAIL: Phiippa Vine owner of Bluebell Farm shop tells me that over 22,000 people visited the Bluebell and Farm Trail this year which is amazing in itself. Almost Every day a different charity benefitted from running the event and on fine days each earned thousands of pounds for local charities. Amazing. I know I enjoyed investing in a season ticket as always and was able to watch the bluebell’s progress throughut their season. Lovely.

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