In the Nutshell

Our community website  – information and news for local residents, and visitors to the area.

Stuff going on, in and around Rushlake GreenTo add your local events here, email the details to rushlakegreenvillage@gmail.com

Welcome to Village Leaf 2.0

In the ‘Green Shoots’ section on this front page you’ll find snippets of local news. To read a story in full, just click on the photo or the ‘read more’ link.

Feel free to let us know of anything new or interesting you think we should add to our ‘Local Information’ section – for example a club, society or activity group – which we will add to over time

We’ll shortly begin refreshing our ‘Green Pages’ listings. First we’ll contact all those with entries, for any changes. Then, as we gather the up to date information, we’ll begin re-publishing the category sections.

All your photos welcome. This magnificent cover image of the green provided by Ian Collett. 

To contact us on any matter, just email rushlakegreenvillage@gmail.com

BIG (lunch) AUTOMOBILE SHOW on Rushlake Green

This years Classic Vehicles show, part of the Big Lunch celebrations, promises to be even more fascinating than ever. In addition to the usual gamut of locally owned pedigree sports cars, saloons, lorries, motorbikes and some very early vehicles, this year's show will...

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BIG LUNCH on Rushlake Green – Get your Tickets

This year's Big Lunch on Rushlake Green will be on Sunday 2nd June 2019, from 12.00 noon. It's free. Just bring a picnic and chairs. Please get your Free Tickets from the Village Stores or the Horse & Groom, so that the organisers can have an estimate of numbers...

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HOW GREEN IS YOUR GREEN

We want to hear your ideas for reducing our local environmental impact. The increasing awareness of the potentially catastrophic effects of the global Climate Crisis has no doubt prompted many of us to think seriously about how we can change our own habits to reduce...

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SIT, STAY, ROLL OVER

Rushlake Green WI is due for a fun, if tinged with sadness, talk this month by Helen Stockton on the life and times of her literary dog, Rolo the border terrier, arguably the naughtiest dog in the country.  Sadly, Rolo has recently died but Helen will tell us all...

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COMMUNITY SPEEDWATCH VOLUNTEER TO HELP

With many cars recorded going over 50mph (and in one recent case more than 60mph) through our 30mph village speed limits, the need to encourage safer driving through our village centres is beyond question.  The community Speedwatch volunteers in Rushlake Green and...

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SUMMER PARTY featuring LIVE MUSIC FROM THE OTHER BAND

7.00pm SAT 8th JUNE, DUNN VILLAGE HALL Tickets on sale now - Village Stores. Get your tickets (just £5) for a great night of Blues, Folk and Americana. With Chapel Down Gin & authentic 'Marklye Rum Punch' at the Bar + Raffle etc. with all profits to support the...

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GOT ANY LIDDIARD ORIGINALS ON YOUR WALL?

The late Chris Liddiard was a well known and dearly loved local artist and musician of immense talent and originality. The Little Arts group is making good progress with its search for examples of his art. If you have one (or more) of Chris's atmospheric paintings or...

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1969 – A RECORD YEAR

The Groovy Sounds gig, planned for later in the year, will feature music from 1969. Here are just a few of the classic albums released that year: 'Stoned Henge', 'Yer Album', 'Tommy', 'Trout Mask Replica', 'Aoxomoxoa', 'A Salty Dog', 'Stand Up', 'Tadpoles', 'Green...

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DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS

This year's District Council Election on 2nd May will be markedly different. Rushlake Green and its surrounding areas now sit within a bigger ward comprising nearly 6,000 constituents, and with new boundaries. What was 'Heathfield East' is now the 'Horam and Punnetts...

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LESSONS IN COMEDY, CAFE THEATRE STYLE

From 15th to 18th May, the Rushlake Green Village Players present THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE, the comedy by John Dighton. This is a cafe theatre production, so the £20 tickets include supper. Under the Direction of Heather Young, the production is developing well....

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SPRING CONCERT

Warbleton Brass Band's Spring Concert is on Sunday 6th May, Dunn Village Hall, at 2.00pm. A varied programme of music, plus refreshments and a raffle. No entry fee. www.warbletonbrassband.org

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