The Dickers

Upper Dicker & Lower Dicker news
Upper Dicker & Lower Dicker news

VINTAGE TEA PARTY: Tomorrow, Saturday, from 2.30pm. Admission £5. Dicker village hall, Coldharbour Road, Upper Dicker. Please contact Christine -01323 844285 or Glynis - 01323 846924 or Jenny - 01323 844687 if you are coming along. There will be a raffle. The Vintage Tea is to raise funds for a memorial window in the Village Hall dedicated to Caroline Payne-Rippengal. Caroline lived in the village for many years with her first husband and their children. She was a teacher at Park Mead and a member of the Dicker Village Hall Committee. Between them, the family raised significant funds for MacMillan through many different types of events. The Village Hall and Holy Trinity Church also benefited from funds raised by separate fun events organised by the family such as quizzes, shuffleboard and other games, etc. The Vintage Tea is for a memorial window to dedicate as a thank you to a lovely, talented, caring person who is sadly missed.

ADVANCE NOTICE: Arlington and Upper Dicker Produce and Flower Show is on Saturday 3rd September at 3pm in Arlington village hall. There will be classes for vegetables, fruit, flowers, flower arranging, cookery, children’s classes and craftwork. Look out for the programme which will be available shortly.

DICKER RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION: Volunteers are needed for Speedwatch. using speed monitoring devices so speeding through Upper Dicker can be reported to the Police. If you would like to help please contact Frank Coward at

CRAFT SHOW: There is a contemporary Craft Show at Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, from 4th to 7th August. For more details visit the website at

MICHELHAM PRIORY: On Wednesday 27 July there is an Archaeology day and also a Summer in Bloom Garden Tour on Saturday 30th July. For more information visit

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