Rushlake Green Village Leaf community website – established Jan 2011 as a place for positive thoughts, ideas and stories. Contributions welcome: rushlakegreenvillage@gmail.com.
Please note: Our green FaceBook link box on the RHS of this page is currently still miss-behaving but clicking the “Rushlake Green Village” text will none-the-less take you to our FB page.

STUFF THAT’S HAPPENING – Mid June Leaf-through

STUFF THAT’S HAPPENING – Mid June Leaf-through

If you would like to add your event to our virtual noticeboard and listing, please let us know at rushlakegreenvillage@googlemail.com. It’s free. If possible send us a poster, flyer and/or some copy to include. We can also share a mention on our facebook page. 2rd -...

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Big Jubilee Lunch Photo Comp – WINNER ANNOUNCED

Big Jubilee Lunch Photo Comp – WINNER ANNOUNCED

This great picture by Rachel Upfield, of a young person taking an enjoyable drive on a caravan-pulling tractor, has made her the winner of the Big Jubilee Lunch photo competition. Rachel has won a £25 voucher, sponsored by The Little Arts, to spend in the Rushlake...

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RGBJL Village Leaf Album

RGBJL Village Leaf Album

The Village Leaf photo album from the 2022 Rushlake Green Big Jubilee Lunch. Cover photo courtesy of Ian Collett. Other photos by Morgan Milligan. See also the brilliant pictures of the Big Jubilee Lunch photo competition.

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WHAT OUR LOCAL TALENT GETS UP TO LOCALLY

WHAT OUR LOCAL TALENT GETS UP TO LOCALLY

There's still time to catch talented local actor Richard Evans-Thomas in the Bowler Crab Theatre Company's production of Antony & Cleopatra, which is currently on tour and will be in Three Oaks, Rye and Bexhill over the next two weeks. Richard, who plays three...

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GET YOUR BIG LUNCH PICTURE IN, AND WIN A PRIZE

GET YOUR BIG LUNCH PICTURE IN, AND WIN A PRIZE

The deadline is Friday 15th June for the photo competition with a Little Arts sponsored prize of a £25 voucher to spend in the Rushlake Green Village Stores. All you have to do is email your best snap of the Big Jubilee Lunch on Rushlake Green (max one entry per...

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RUSHLAKE GREEN CELEBRATES IN ROYAL STYLE

RUSHLAKE GREEN CELEBRATES IN ROYAL STYLE

The Rushlake Green Big Jubilee Lunch was an outstanding success. And on behalf of all those who attended and enjoyed the day we would like to thank Louise Philps and her amazing team of organisers and helpers. Thank you to the Town Cryer; the Musicians; the Sound...

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BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – SUNDAY 5th, RUSHLAKE GREEN

BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – SUNDAY 5th, RUSHLAKE GREEN

It's here on the Green this Sunday, from 12.00. It's free, it's going to be very special this year, and it will be once again a unique opportunity to get together as a community. Bring your own chairs and sit at the long table, which will miraculously appear all along...

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NEWS ABOUT THE HORSE & GROOM

NEWS ABOUT THE HORSE & GROOM

Here's a copy of an open letter from the owners of the Horse & Groom, in which they bring news of the changes underway: . . . PUB UPDATE. As most of you may now be aware, Gary has formally exited his lease and will be leaving by the end of May.  John and I have...

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BIG JUBILEE LUNCH PHOTO COMP

BIG JUBILEE LUNCH PHOTO COMP

The Little Arts has sponsored a photo competition, with the prize of a £25 voucher to spend in the Village Stores. All you have to do is take some great pictures (Camera, Phone, whatever) of the Big Jubilee Lunch on Rushlake Green. Then email your best snap (max one...

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STUFF THAT’S HAPPENING

STUFF THAT’S HAPPENING

If you would like to add your event to our virtual noticeboard and listing, please let us know at rushlakegreenvillage@googlemail.com. It’s free. If possible send us a poster, flyer and/or some copy to include. We can also share a mention on our facebook page. 2rd -...

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LOCAL ARTISTS’ OPEN STUDIOS

LOCAL ARTISTS’ OPEN STUDIOS

Several of our favourite local artists are taking part in the South East Open Studios exhibitions that run from 3rd to 10th June 2022. The SEOS is celebrating 25 years of art & craft, and this year it features nearly 300 artists, many of whom open up their studios...

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GREEN WATCH

GREEN WATCH

What wild birds have you photographed locally? There is much talk about the potential decline of many wild birds. So we thought we'd ask readers what they have spotted (and caught on camera). It doesn't have to be a pin sharp masterpiece. You may not even be certain...

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THE SOUND OF A RESOUNDING MUSICAL SUCCESS

THE SOUND OF A RESOUNDING MUSICAL SUCCESS

On Saturday Night the curtain came down on The Sound of Music, possibly one of the most ambitious and undoubtedly most successful productions by the Rushlake Green Village Players. For the actors, musicians, stage crew and background teams - and above all the Director...

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THE QUITE GIRL – Village Leaf film pick

THE QUITE GIRL – Village Leaf film pick

Set in the stunning landscapes of rural Ireland in the early eighties, a quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her overcrowded, dysfunctional family to live with foster parents for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be...

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BODLE STREET GREEN ‘DRIVE IT DAY’ raises £1,600+

BODLE STREET GREEN ‘DRIVE IT DAY’ raises £1,600+

A report from organiser Peter Love: "In the tiny village of Bodle Street Green, East Sussex, saw some 250 + exhibitors turn out for the Peter Love organised FBHVC 'Drive It Day' Charity Gathering & Road Run event, helped by some very experienced marshals and...

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THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF THE VILLAGE PLAYERS

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF THE VILLAGE PLAYERS

Tickets are now on sale for the Village Players' production of The Sound of Music, from 17th to 21st May in the Dunn Village Hall. The run kicks off with a special Gala Charity performance on the the 17th - when ticket price will include a glass of fizz and canapés on...

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THE RUSHLAKE GREEN BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – LATEST NEWS

THE RUSHLAKE GREEN BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – LATEST NEWS

The Big Jubilee Lunch will be taking place on Rushlake Green, on Sunday 5th June from 12 noon. In addition to a very very long communal table, there'll be picnicking, live music from the Warbleton Brass Band and The Yum Yums, David Logan on accordion, Tug of War...

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MAYFIELD FESTIVAL of MUSIC and the ARTS – It’s back.

MAYFIELD FESTIVAL of MUSIC and the ARTS – It’s back.

After an enforced absence two years ago the biennial Mayfield Festival of Music and the Arts has returned for 2022 and will be held from 23 April to 8 May (inclusive). As ever, the Festival boasts an eclectic mix of musical genres and art forms and with more than 20...

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