DYW: Roselands - January 26, 2011

THE FILM Forum meets in the Brodie Hall of Christ Church on Friday, January 28, at 7pm, when there will be an opportunity to watch a full length film, followed a general discussion. A contribution of £2 is requested to help cover expenses.

Due to licensing restrictions the title of the film is not allowed to be advertised in advance, but more information can be obtained by emailing film.forum@xpeastbourne.org or visit www.xpeastbourne.org/whatwedo/film.forum.htm

A QUIZ night will be the next social and fundraising event at Christ Church and will be held in St Augustine’s Hall, facing Hanover Road, on Saturday January 29 starting at 7.30pm.

The quiz will be played in teams of six, and the rounds will be fashion, music, sport, history, geography, Music Hall, natural history, and general knowledge.

The cost is £6 per person, which includes a supper of soup and a roll followed by gateaux. To reserve a table call Meg on 487229 by Thursday, January 27.

THE ROYAL National Lifeboat Institute is having a sponsored Welly Walk on Sunday, January 30.

The walk starts at the boathouse in Sovereign Harbour at 10am, passing the Inshore Lifeboat Station at 11am, and finishing at the RNLI Museum on the Wish Tower slopes at noon.

The Langham Hotel in Royal Parade will be providing coffee and biscuits for walkers as they reach that point on the promenade.

The event will include a competition for children and a prize for the best dressed wellies.

Adults pay £4 to register in advance, or £5 on the day. Children £3 in advance, £4 on the day.

Under fives and dogs can take part for free. To register, contact Derek Legg on 735970 or email dlegg80@gmail.com

FORMER Mayor and Mayoress of Eastbourne, Councillor Greg Szanto and Mrs Clare Szanto will reveal all about their time in office at a lunch on Monday, January 31.

Called A View From The Top, the new series of lunches will have guest speakers that have reached the heights in their profession, and will be interviewed by Paul James about their life and work, spilling the beans on the highlights, lowlights, and some of their extraordinary experiences.

The lunch will be held at the Langham Hotel in Royal Parade at noon for 12.30pm and costs £16.

To book, call 731451 as soon as possible. The lunch will raise funds for a charity nominated by Councillor Szanto.

ST JOHN Ambulance Retirement Fellowship meets at St John Headquarters, Bourne Street, on Thursday, February 3, at 2.15pm.

New members will be made very welcome, whether retired or ex-members of St John or anyone interested in the work of St John Ambulance.

For full details telephone Joan on 506885.

THE WALSINGHAM Cell at Christ Church next meets on Monday February 7, when there will be a Mass for Our Lady of Walsingham.

The service begins at 6.15pm in the memorial chapel, and further details about Cell membership and the annual pilgrimage to Walsingham can be obtained by calling Freda on 731217.

This year’s pilgrimage is planned for September 16-18.

EASTBOURNE Friendship Centre meets twice a month at the Langham Hotel, Royal Parade, for afternoon tea with an invited speaker, and for morning coffee. The group also meets once a month for Sunday lunch at a variety of local venues.

The group was established in 1990 and is now entirely independent. New members aged 50 and over are always welcome. For more information, call the secretary on 646115.

THE FRIENDSHIP Club for senior citizens meets every Thursday in the lounge of Duke Bernard Court, Latimer Road, from 2.15pm to 3.45pm. Members meet on a social basis to chat over a cup of tea, or take part in quizzes or games.

The weekly subscription is 50p to cover the cost of refreshments.

More details can be obtained by calling Hazel or Dick on 722450.

THE ROSELANDS Slimming World Group meets in St Augustine’s Hall of Christ Church, for anyone wishing to lose weight after the excesses of Christmas and New Year celebrations. Meetings are held on Tuesdays at 5.30pm and 7.30pm, and full details can be obtained by calling Carol on 07523 214353.