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

Stuff going on, in and around Rushlake GreenOxford Camerata and Mayfield Consort, Mayfield Festival

To 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

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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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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NON-STOP SPRING CLEAN

The task of keeping our locality clean seems to be a pretty non-stop task. In early April as part of #GBSpringClean, Martyn Green and a team of more than a dozen willing volunteers scoured the roads surrounding Rushlake Green - as far as Three Cups, Bodle Street,...

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HEFFLE Cuckoo Fair

The HEFFLE CUCKOO FAIR takes place this year on Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 11:00-16:00. Cade Street, Old Heathfield. This annual event dates back to an old tradition started in 1315 where Dame Heffle (Old name for Heathfield) used to arrive at a Gypsy market and...

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FEATURE FILM

On 26th April, BODLE STREET FILM CLUB will be showing SHOPLIFTERS a 2018 Japanese drama film directed, written and edited by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky and Sakura Ando. After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl...

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RETRO & RECLAIMED

A new exhibition at Gallery North, featuring works by Una Cuthoys and Rick Cuthoys. Runs from April 6th to May 18th. https://artgallerynorth.co.uk/2017/05/01/alchemy GALLERY NORTH, 70 High Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1AX

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We do like to BEER & CIDER beside the seaside

From 24th - 26th May 2019, beer and cider enthusiasts can enjoy a mouth-watering bank holiday weekend in Eastbourne. The three day ‘Beer and Cider by the Sea’ festival on Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns, is set to be even bigger and better in this, its sixth year....

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VILLAGE STORES INFO

The Rushlake Green Village Stores Normal shop opening times Monday: 7.00am - 7.00pm Tuesday: 7.00am - 7.00pm Wednesday: 7.00am - 7.00pm Thursday: 7.00am - 7.00pm Friday: 7.00am - 7.00pm Saturday: 7.00am - 3.00pm Sunday: 8.00am - 12.00noon Post Office opening times...

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