What's on

Saturday 27th April

St Mary's Annual Plant Sale Masses of quality plants for sale: shrubs, perennials, annuals, vegetables & herbs, house plants. Mount Noddy Allotment Association attending. Delicious refreshments available. Donations of plants most welcome (labelled please) For further information phone 01342 32261710.30 am - 12.30 pm, St Marys Church Hall, Windmill Lane, East Grinstead, RH19 2DS

Saturday 27th April

Art for All Hartfield’s annual community art event. A day of free creative activities for all ages, this year with a “Monster” theme. Explore slow motion light photography, carve in clay or play your part in creating giant communal artworks. Refreshments available. Drop in any time and try as many activities as you like. 10am to 4pm, St Mary’s Church, Hartfield. Organised by Hartfield Arts & Theatre Society. Contact Alison Berry 01892 770714 or alisonberry28@yahoo.com10am - 4pm, St Mary's Church, Hartfield

Saturday 27th April

Nostalgia - fundraising disco The PTA for Halsford Park school will be hosting Nostalgia, a night of disco with music from the 80s, 90s and 00s. *Advance bookings only*. Over 18s only with licensed bar. All profits to Halsford Park school. Tickets £10 each: https://tinyurl.com/Nostalgia20197.30pm to 11pm, Felbridge Village Hall, Felbridge Village Hall, Crawley Down Road, RH19 2NT

Saturday 27th April

East Grinstead Sports Club Health & Wellbeing Open Day Discover your local sports club. Attend attend classes, talks and much more for free. Full details can be found at https://egsc.org.uk/events/health-wellbeing-open-day/09:00, East Grinstead Sports Club, Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4JU

Saturday 27th April

HoneyLeaf Monthly Poetry Workshop Playing with language, sounds and the rhythm of words, we'll allow poetry to emerge from prompts and exercises. We will write together, share what we've written (if you want to) and listen to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop. Block booking discounts and gift vouchers available. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book.10:00-12:00, The Bookshop, East Grinstead

Tuesday 30th April

East Grinstead Folk Dance Club Come and enjoy an evening of relaxed folk dancing, tonight with caller Sally Course. Come alone or bring a partner , fee £4. For further information Ros 01342 321373 or Gill 020 8777 3572 8pm-10pm, Trinity Methodist Church, Lingfield Road RH19 2 HA

Thursday 2nd May

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Sunday 5th May

RSPCA South Godstone Car Boot Sale Buyers: 50p admission charge Free parking + disabled parking. Sellers: All vehicles £10. Trailers £3. Pay on entry. Set up from 8.30am. Gates open to buyers 9.30am. Light refreshments. All funds go to help the animals at the centre. Dogs welcome on lead. No Food Sellers or Traders. 9.30 am , RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre, Eastbourne Road/A22, South Godstone RH9 8JB

Tuesday 7th May

Becoming a Writer: Evenings A set of six evening creative writing workshops for beginners. We will cover language, bringing your writing alive, creating characters, building a story world and point of view. The cost is £20 per workshop or £110 for all six. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you'd like to book or you have any questions. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Wednesday 8th May

East Grinstead Horticultural Society Great Plants for Problem Spaces - Lesley Chamberlain. New members and visitors always welcome. For more information call 01342 326894 or come along. 7.30pm (Doors open at 7), The Old Court House, East Court

Thursday 9th May

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Thursday 9th May

MID SUSSEX ASSOCIATION NATIONAL TRUST Talk: Unexplained Mysteries and Cover-Ups by Andy Thomas2 30pm, Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath RH16 3DN

Saturday 11th May

Mansion Market An interesting and unusual Market held in and around a beautiful 18th century mansion. Crafts, clothing, food and more, puppet shows, all-day cafe, taster therapy sessions. Admission free.11.00am - 4.00pm, Kidbrooke Park, Priory Road, Forest Row RH18 5JA

Saturday 11th May

Monthly Story Workshop / HoneyLeaf Writing We will generate story ideas, explore characters and story worlds, sharpen dialogue and look at elements of story structure. You will learn through a range of writing exercises and prompts, writing together, sharing what you write (if you want to) and listening to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop with discounts for block booking. Email: hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book a place.10:00-12:00, The Bookshop, East Grinstead

Saturday 11th May

Lingfield Prep Fun Day Lingfield College invites you to a ‘Meet your Favourite Book Character Day on May 11th. We will be opening the doors of our Prep School for an afternoon of fun. Join us for a Treasure Hunt where you'll meet some of your favourite characters along the way. All activities are free and will suit age 3-5. Email-funday@lingfieldcollege.co.uk to book your treasure hunt slot. Limited spaces available so book early to avoid disappointment. All welcome! 1pm - 3pm, Lingfield College Prep, Racecourse Rd, Lingfield.

Tuesday 14th May

Becoming a Writer: Evenings A set of six evening creative writing workshops for beginners. We will cover language, bringing your writing alive, creating characters, building a story world and point of view. The cost is £20 per workshop or £110 for all six. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you'd like to book or you have any questions. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Tuesday 14th May

Becoming a Writer: Evenings A set of six evening creative writing workshops for beginners. We will cover language, bringing your writing alive, creating characters, building a story world and point of view. The cost is £20 per workshop or £110 for all six. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you'd like to book or you have any questions. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Wednesday 15th May

Collectors Fair Regular monthly event with 15 dealers selling and buying stamps, postcards, coins and ephemera10.00am 3.00pm, Chequer Mead Arts Centre, De La Warr Road, East Griinstead RH19 3BS

Thursday 16th May

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Saturday 18th May

HoneyLeaf Monthly Poetry Workshop Monthly Poetry Workshop Playing with language, sounds and the rhythm of words, we'll allow poetry to emerge from prompts and exercises. We will write together, share what we've written (if you want to) and listen to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop. Block booking discounts and gift vouchers available. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book.10:00-12:00, The Bookshop, East Grinstead

Sunday 19th May

Tea and songs Choirpower and the Greenstede singers and friends perform a variety of show and classical songs. Tickets £10 including afternoon tea 01342 312824 or at the door. Raffle for CRISIS UK 2.30pm, Peredur Centre for the Arts, West Hoathly Rd.,EG RH19 4NF

Tuesday 21st May

Becoming a Writer: Evenings A set of six evening creative writing workshops for beginners. We will cover language, bringing your writing alive, creating characters, building a story world and point of view. The cost is £20 per workshop or £110 for all six. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you'd like to book or you have any questions. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Thursday 23rd May

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Monday 27th May

Stamp & Postcard Fair Association of Sussex Philatelic Societies Spring Fair & Convention, marking 75th anniversary year of East Grinstead Stamp & Postcard Club. 16 dealers, display, talks, including East Grinstead Postal History.9.30am - 3.00pm, Felbridge Village Hall, Crawley Down Road, RH19 2NT

Sunday 2nd June

RSPCA South Godstone Car Boot Sale Buyers: 50p admission charge. Free parking + disabled parking. Sellers: All vehicles £10. Trailers £3. Pay on entry. Set up from 8.30am. Gates open to buyers 9.30am. Light refreshments. All funds go to help the animals at the centre. Dogs welcome on lead. No Food Sellers or Traders.9.30 am - 2 pm , RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre, Eastbourne Road/A22, South Godstone RH9 8JB

Tuesday 4th June

Becoming a Writer: Evenings A set of six evening creative writing workshops for beginners. We will cover language, bringing your writing alive, creating characters, building a story world and point of view. The cost is £20 per workshop or £110 for all six. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you'd like to book or you have any questions. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Thursday 6th June

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

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Saturday 8th June

Music for a Summer Evening Charity Concert in aid of Parkinson's U.K. and Holy Trinity Church, with Holy Trinity Festival Choir, Margaret Watson - Harpist and Lingfield College Prep School Orchestra.7.30pm, Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row

Saturday 8th June

Monthly Story Workshop / HoneyLeaf Writing We will generate story ideas, explore characters and story worlds, sharpen dialogue and look at elements of story structure. You will learn through a range of writing exercises and prompts, writing together, sharing what you write (if you want to) and listening to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop with discounts for block booking. Email: hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book a place.10:00-12:00, The Bookshop, East Grinstead

Tuesday 11th June

Becoming a Writer: Evenings A set of six evening creative writing workshops for beginners. We will cover language, bringing your writing alive, creating characters, building a story world and point of view. The cost is £20 per workshop or £110 for all six. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you'd like to book or you have any questions. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Thursday 13th June

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Thursday 13th June

MID SUSSEX ASSOCIATION NATIONAL TRUST Talk: Hampton Court by Tim Kidd2 30pm, Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath RH16 3DN

Tuesday 18th June

Becoming a Writer: Evenings A set of six evening creative writing workshops for beginners. We will cover language, bringing your writing alive, creating characters, building a story world and point of view. The cost is £20 per workshop or £110 for all six. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you'd like to book or you have any questions. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Thursday 20th June

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Thursday 20th June

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Saturday 22nd June

HoneyLeaf Monthly Poetry Workshop Monthly Poetry Workshop Playing with language, sounds and the rhythm of words, we'll allow poetry to emerge from prompts and exercises. We will write together, share what we've written (if you want to) and listen to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop. Block booking discounts and gift vouchers available. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book.10:00-12:00, The Bookshop, East Grinstead

Thursday 27th June

Becoming a Writer: Life Writing Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row, life writing. During the first term in 2019, we'll focus on writing from life - how to represent the emotional truth, bringing your writing alive and how to create an engaging piece of writing from real events and people. Becoming a Writer is a weekly creative writing workshop to nurture and encourage your words. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. 10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Saturday 6th July

Monthly Story Workshop / HoneyLeaf Writing We will generate story ideas, explore characters and story worlds, sharpen dialogue and look at elements of story structure. You will learn through a range of writing exercises and prompts, writing together, sharing what you write (if you want to) and listening to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop with discounts for block booking. Email: hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book a place.10:00-12:00, The Bookshop, East Grinstead

Wednesday 10th July

East Grinstead Horticultural Society "Herbs" - Martin Jarvis. New members and visitors always welcome. For more information call 01342 326894 or come along. 7.30pm (Doors open at 7), The Old Court House, East Court

Sunday 14th July

RSPCA South Godstone Car Boot Sale Adult buyers: 50p admission charge. Free parking + disabled parking. Sellers: All vehicles £10. Trailers £3. Pay on entry. Set up from 8.30am. Gates open to buyers 9.30am. Light refreshments. All funds go to help the animals at the centre. Dogs welcome on lead. No Food Sellers or Traders.9.30 am - 2 pm , RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre, Eastbourne Road/A22, South Godstone RH9 8JB

Saturday 20th July

HoneyLeaf Monthly Poetry Workshop Monthly Poetry Workshop Playing with language, sounds and the rhythm of words, we'll allow poetry to emerge from prompts and exercises. We will write together, share what we've written (if you want to) and listen to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop. Block booking discounts and gift vouchers available. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book.10:00-12:00, The Bookshop, East Grinstead

Wednesday 14th August

East Grinstead Horticultural Society "Australia, a land apart" - Sylvia Phillips. New members and visitors always welcome. For more information call 01342 326894 or come along. 7.30pm (Doors open at 7), The Old Court House, East Court

Wednesday 11th September

East Grinstead Horticultural Society Autumn Show plus "The Evolution of a Formal Garden into a Nature Reserve" - Peter Lovatt. New members and visitors always welcome. For more information call 01342 326894 or come along. 7.30pm (Doors open at 7.15), The Old Court House, East Court

Wednesday 9th October

East Grinstead Horticultural Society A.G.M. plus "Plants for Autumn" - Steven Moore. New members and visitors always welcome. For more information call 01342 326894 or come along. 7.30pm (Doors open at 7), The Old Court House, East Court

Wednesday 13th November

East Grinstead Horticultural Society "From Cutting to Garden Centre" how new plants get to market - Graham Spencer. New members and visitors always welcome. For more information call 01342 326894 or come along. 7.30pm (Doors open at 7), The Old Court House, East Court

Saturday 16th October

East Grinstead Society 49th Annual General Meeting. Election of officers and a summary of this year's work. Followed by a talk by Michael Leppard a local historian7.30pm, Mansion House, East Court, off College Lane RH19 3LT