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Today's Date: Monday, 10 December 2018.
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Monday 10 December 2018 - 14:00 to 15:00

Tea at 2 (East Preston Library)

Tea at 2. Join us for a drink and biscuits. Drop in and say hello. Weekly on Mondays (except Bank Holidays) from 2.00pm to 3.00pm.
Event organiser: East Preston Library

Wednesday 12 December 2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

Knit & Natter Group (East Preston Library, The Street, BN16 1JJ)

Every Wednesday, bring along your latest crafty projects to work on over a drink and a chat. Knitting, sewing, crochet, needlework etc. All crafts and abilities welcome. Bring a group of friends or come and meet some new ones. Children and grandchildren are welcome too in our friendly children’s library. Free to attend - just drop in! Contact East Preston Library on 01903 786118 for more information.
Event organiser: East Preston Library

Friday 14 December 2018

December Wear it Festive (Various)

Raise money for St Barnabas House by joining their festive fundraiser. This year, anything goes, from simple seasonal socks to outrageous festive frocks. Local businesses, schools and individuals are being invited to hold an event and fundraise to support the vital hospice care services provided by St Barnabas over the festive period. Whether you get together with colleagues to don your Christmas knits for a small donation, encourage your child’s nursery or school to spend a day in Santa hats, or host a festive dinner party, it couldn’t be easier or more fun to get involved. Register to take part and receive a free fundraising pack at www.stbh.org.uk/wearitfestive or call 01903 254777.
Event organiser: St Barnabas House

Saturday 22 December 2018 - 21:00

Liquid Logic Live Music - Free Admission (RBL Social Club,Sea Road, East Preston, BN16 1JL)

Liquid Logic play an evening of favourite hits of the last few years.
Good music with a sensibly priced bar makes this a great event. Entry is free. Not a member of the Royal British Legion Social Club yet? Come along and see for yourself what the club is all about!
Event organiser: Royal British Legion Social Club

Friday 7 December 2018 - 19:00 to 22 December 2018 23:30

Christmas party nights at The Seahorse Cafe (The Seahorse Cafe East Preston)

Party nights on 7/8 Dec, 14/15 Dec, 21/22 Dec.
Please come into the cafe or see our Facebook Page for more details of our party nights.
Event organiser: The Seahorse Cafe East Preston

JANUARY 2019

Wednesday 16 January 2019 - 14:30

Bygone Sussex: the photographs of George Garland and John Fletcher – a talk by Nichola Court (Conservative Hall, Sea Rd, East Preston BN16 1JN)

Nichola Court of West Sussex Record Office bases her talk on the work of these two photographers. Garland was most interested in recording countryside traditions and he worked from 1920 to 1978. Fletcher recorded old buildings that were at risk of demolition and worked from 1880 to 1915. Together they provide a description of the recent past of Sussex. All welcome. Visitors pay £3 for entry (pay at the door).
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

FEBRUARY 2019

Friday 1 February 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

Quiz Night (Royal British Legion Club, The Street, East Preston)

Enjoy a fun quiz night at the Royal British Legion Club. Entry fee is £4 per person with a maximum of five to a table. There will be a cash bar, raffle, nibbles on each table and prizes for the winning team. All proceeds in aid of St Barnabas House Hospice. Tickets available from from Seaview Stores and Just Because … (both in Sea Road, East Preston) or phone 01903 785319. Organised by East Preston Friends of St Barnabas.
Event organiser: East Preston Friends of St Barnabas

Saturday 9 February 2019 - 09:30 to 12:00

Indoor Boot Sale (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

Come along and find some bargains! There will be coffee, tea and refreshments on sale and a raffle. Entry by donation to Festival funds. Spaces may still be available, for more information please email eastprestonfestival@hotmail.com or phone 01903 785319. Organised by the East Preston Festival Committee.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Saturday 16 February 2019 - 19:30 to 22:00

Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir Concert (The New School Hall, EP Junior School, St Mary’s Drive Entrance, BN17 1EZ )

Enjoy the beautiful harmonies of massed choir singing that originated in the valleys of Wales. The Choir consists of forty men – not all entirely Welsh in origin - drawn from all parts of Sussex. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets at just £8 will be on sale from Seaview Stores and Just Because … (both in Sea Road, East Preston) from 5th January. Event organised by the East Preston Festival Committee.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

SEPTEMBER 2019

Thursday 12 September 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Old Kingston – an Illustrated Ralk by Margaret Gilbert (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

In Kingston, East Preston’s isolated and quieter neighbour, two historic former homes of the Olliver and Candy families still stand amidst open fields, old flint cottages and dead-end tracks. Margaret’s talk looks at the history of this relatively untouched place, as well as the changing fortunes of its two great houses through the ages. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association



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