Events for all in Pevensey

A WEEKEND of events will take place in Pevensey over the bank holiday at the end of the month.

The fun will kick-off with Pevensey’s popular and long-established flower Festival.

The festival will take place in St Nicolas Church and between August 25 to 27.

Colourful flower arrangements will illustrate the theme The Musicals: a Song from the Heart. The themes aims to celebrate God’s gifts of music and imagination.

Owen Visick, churchwarden said, “The beautiful arrangements will look their best in this historic building, now approaching its 800th anniversary.”

The church will be open each day from 10am to 6pm with musical interludes while people view the impressive displays.

There will also be and refreshments will be available throughout the day.

St Nicolas Church will continue to host events on Sunday (August 26) with the festival Holy Communion service.

The service takes place at 11am and will be led by the Revd Canon Geoffrey Baulcombe, using the traditional service from the Book of Common Prayer.

The choir will lead the singing of well known hymns, and the church bells will be rung before the service.

Then on Saturday (August 25) there will be fun for all the family at the church’s annual summer fete.

The popular event will be held in the grounds of Pevensey Memorial Hall, close to the church.

Stalls, competitions, beer, wine, a barbecue, raffle and tombola will all be on offer from 11am.

There will also be dancing displays in the hall.

Tickets for the annual summer draw will be on sale, giving people the a chance to win a range of prizes including the first prize of £100 in cash.

The draw will take place during the following week when the church hosts its annual music recital directed by Michael Stumbles.

His company of musicians and singers will perform a selection of vocal, instrumental, solo and ensemble pieces of popular, classical, secular and sacred music.

The concert will take place in the church to conclude the festival at 7.30pm on Wednesday, August 29.