Willingdon, Wannock and Jevington

WANNOCK ARTISTS: Will be welcoming spring at their next meeting with a talk and demonstration by artist Lucy Parker entitled Bluebell Woods. Her painting will be in watercolour. The meeting is from 7pm to 9pm today, Friday, at Wannock Village Hall, with a break for refreshments. The annual fee to join Wannock Artists is £18 and for visitors on the night it is £4. For further information visit [email protected] .

Friday, 29th April 2016, 12:05 am

LMMM: The Long Man Morris Men have spent the winter months practicing their steps at St Mary’s Church Hall on Friday evenings. The dancing out season officially starts on May Day, which this year is on Sunday, when they will be dancing at the foot of the Long Man of Wilmington at 5.30am. To find out more about the LMMM or to check their programme for the coming year, please visit their excellent website.

JENNIE AND ALASTAIR: Will be giving an illustrated talk about their holiday which took place earlier this year to the Arctic, and they are calling it In Search of the Northern Lights. It is at 2.30pm on Friday May 6 at Trinity Church Hall. Refreshments will be served and any donations will be given to the Polegate charity, Children with Cancer.

FASHION SHOW: Willingdon Flower Club is holding a Fashion Show on Friday May 6 at Willingdon Memorial Hall. Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. The event is being hosted by Travelling Trends who will be displaying High Street clothes at bargain prices. Do go along for an afternoon of fun and fashion. You will be able to try on and buy this season’s fashions and this will also help raise funds for Willingdon Flower Club. Tickets at £5 each can be obtained from Alison Pullinger on 01323 645527 or email [email protected] or buy them on the day.

DIARY DATE: The British Queen will be hosting a charity event in aid of RNLI on Saturday May 14. It will be opened by BGT ventriloquist Steve Hewlett and is from 1pm to 5.30pm. There will be RNLI displays, music, Eastbourne Model Power Boats plus more nautical displays, a tombola, barbecue and a cake stall and other stalls. There will also be a variety of bitters and ciders available and a visit from Harveys horse and dray. At 8.30pm the Watson Bros will be entertaining.

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