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Must See Art Preview

Don't miss the Preview of the Little Arts Open Exhibition, 6-9pm Friday 14th October. Everyone is welcome to attend and many of the artists will be there to talk about their work. The exhibition continues throughout the weekend of the 15th and 16th. The art on show...

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Getting into the groove

Now unearthed - copies of Bullitt and Lady Soul LPs released in 1968, for the vinyl cafe open from 2.00pm Sat 6th Oct as a warm-up for the Groovy Sounds of 1968 live music gig by the Friends of Chris Liddiard at 7.30pm that night. The Vinyl cafe will be a very...

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Art Trail Blazers, Local

Hailsham Festival 8-23 September. Another big programme of music, performance and art. Not to be missed locally on the art trail: Little Arts Open Exhibition, Dunn Village Hall, Rushlake Green; Big Arts Sale at the Arts School, Moieties Barn, Cowbeech; Woolcraft with...

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Village safety first

With lots of pedestrians of all ages, horse riders and dog walkers using our roads throughout each day, and traffic driving into Rushlake Green at 40mph, 50mph, 60mph and sometimes more, there is now the serious risk of a tragic accident. So a local group is being...

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Stuff happening

8th to 23rd September - Hailsham Festival, including Food Fair 7th to 16th September - Wadhurst Art Exhibition 14th to 16th September - Little Arts on the Green, Open Exhibition, DVH 22nd September - The Village Players Quiz Night, DVH 27th September - Sir Jeremy...

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Got any groovy LPs?

Before the Groovy Sounds of 1968 gig (Friends of Chris Liddiard 7.30pm on 6th October in the RG Dunn Village Hall) there'll be a Groovy Sounds Vinyl Cafe from 2.00pm. If you (or a parent/grandparent) have any LPs from 1968 please contact nigel -...

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The art of application

Little Arts on the Green - Open Art Exhibition - Applications by 27th August If you'd like to put some art, photography or craft into the September OPEN ART EXHIBITION in the Dunn Village Hall, don't forget to submit your application by August 27th. Application forms...

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A tWIn celebration

The two oldest members of Rushlake Green WI celebrated their 90th birthdays this summer. Joyce Parrott from Osborne House and Jackie Barnes, who came to live in Cross-in-Hand eighteen months ago, have both been members of several WIs for many years and still regularly...

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RG Flower Show 2018 – review

As the day dawned brightly for the 84th Rushlake Green Flower Show, it was soon clear to the organisers that the main challenge this year was going to be.........the wind! As gazebos and balloons took off in true Mary Poppins style, all hatches were securely battened...

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BEATLES SINGALONG - BLACK DUCK IN - 27th AUGUST. Back in the swinging sixties, with Brian Epstein living just down the road, the Beatles it is said were customers of the Black Duck. And so, on the August Bank Holiday, The Black Duck is holding a Beatles sing along to...

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LOCAL EVENTS coming up

10th August - Oberon's Cure, The Rude Mechanicals 27th August - Submissions deadline for Little Arts on the Green Open Exibition 27th August - Le Marche, Heathfield 27th August - Beatles Sing Along, Black Duck, Warbleton 18th August to 2nd September - Artwave...

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