What's on

Saturday 1st September

Car Boot Sale with Table Top inside Book and pay for your pitch in advance, at £10 per pitch, by ringing Karen on 01342 302083. Free entrance. Bargains galore! Refreshments available including hot bacon rolls from 8.30am. Sellers may arrive from 7.30am please.8.30am until 12.30pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, Windmill Lane, East Grinstead. RH19 2DS

Saturday 1st September

Monthly Story Workshop / HoneyLeaf Writing We will generate story ideas, explore characters and story worlds, sharpen dialogue and look at elements of story structure. Beginners are welcome. Whether you want to write stories in fiction, creative non-fiction, journals or blog posts, this workshop will help you discover and trust your own unique voice. 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

Sunday 9th September

RSPCA South Godstone Car Boot Sale Buyers: 50p admission charge. Sellers: All vehicles £10.00. Trailers additional £3.00. Pay on entry. No need to book your pitch! Open for set up from 9 am. Gates open to buyers at 10 am. Free parking with disabled parking area. Light refreshments. All unsold items/rubbish must be taken away at the end. Dogs welcome on lead. We accept no responsibility for any loss or damage to any vehicle or personal injury. No Food Sellers or Traders. 10 am - 2 pm , RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre, Eastbourne Road/A22, South Godstone RH9 8JB

Wednesday 12th September

East Grinstead Horticultural Society Our Autumn Show, Vegetables, Flowers, Cookery and more. Followed by an audio-visual presentation by dave Booker7.30 pm, The Old Court House, East Court

Wednesday 12th September

meridian probus club of east grinstead meridian probus club of east grinstead is a club for retired professional / business gentlemen. we meet on the 2nd wednesday of the month for coffee, a talk by a professional speaker followed by lunch in the dorset arms. we have outings to various locations & also some holidays. If you are interested in joining please contact brian simmons on 01342 323098. an annual fee of £45 applies. 10.15, dorset arms

Wednesday 12th September

meridian probus club of east grinstead meridian probus club of east grinstead is a club for retired professional/business men. we meet on the second wednesday of the month for coffee, a talk by a professional speaker followed by an optional lunch in the dorset arms. we have outings to various locations and also some holidays. if you are interestedin joining please contact brian simmons on 01342 323098. an annual fee of £45 applies for membership.10.15, dorset arms

Saturday 15th September

Concert for Prison Fellowship & Street Pastors Collection at end. Contact 01342 302 8627pm, Trinity Methodist Church, Lingfield Rd E.G. RH19 2HA

Saturday 15th September

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 16th September

Talk on Geopathic Stress by Richard Creightmore Talk on Geopathic Stress and how it affects our health and animals too. Book for a place see ad in this magazine. 10am to 1pm, Forest Lodge Vets station Rd Forest Row

Wednesday 19th September

Collectors Fair After a break in August the fair returns with dealers selling (and buying)coins, stamps, postcards and other paper collectables 10.00am - 3.00pm, Chequer Mead Arts Centre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead RH19 3BS

Thursday 20th September

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Friday 21st September

East Grinstead Society The History and Current Activities of the South of England Society a talk by Ian Nichol CEO of the South of Englan Agricultural Society and Director of the South of England Event Centre7.30 pm Members £1, non members welcome £3, Main Hall, East Court Mansion, College Lane RH19 3LT

Tuesday 25th September

Six-Week Story Course led by novelist, Julie Corbin & Mel Parks A six-week story writing course led by novelist, Julie Corbin and freelance writer, Mel Parks. They will take you step-by-step through the whole process of writing a story from generating ideas to editing your first draft then sending it out into the world. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com if you’re interested in this course. The 6 workshops cost £120. Pay online with PayPal: http://www.honeyleafwriting.com/creativewritingworkshops/19:00 - 21:00, The Brambletye Hotel, RH18 5EZ

Thursday 27th September

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Friday 28th September

Antiques Talk at The Priest House, West Hoathly Interested in Antiques? How do you put a value on them? Come along to the Priest House Museum at 6.30 pm when you will have an opportunity to do just that. Antique expert Tony Creasey will talk about and invite you to handle and inspect a collection of unusual old artefacts before conducting a mock auction. Tickets £10.00 to include a glass of wine. Please purchase tickets in advance as seating is limited. 01342 810479. 6.30 p-m, The Priest House Museum, West Hoathly, RH19 4PP

Sunday 30th September

RSPCA South Godstone Car Boot Sale Buyers: 50p admission charge. Sellers: All vehicles £10.00. Trailers additional £3.00. Pay on entry. No need to book your pitch! Open for set up from 9 am. Gates open to buyers at 10 am. Free parking with disabled parking area. Light refreshments. All unsold items/rubbish must be taken away at the end. Dogs welcome on lead. We accept no responsibility for any loss or damage to any vehicle or personal injury. No Food Sellers or Traders. 10 am - 2 pm , RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre, Eastbourne Road/A22, South Godstone RH9 8JB

Thursday 4th October

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Saturday 6th October

Monthly Story Workshop / HoneyLeaf Writing We will generate story ideas, explore characters and story worlds, sharpen dialogue and look at elements of story structure. Beginners are welcome. Whether you want to write stories in fiction, creative non-fiction, journals or blog posts, this workshop will help you discover and trust your own unique voice. 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 October

East Grinstead Horticultural Society Society AGM followed by a talk by Paul Grimmer on the techniques of pruning. For more details contact 01342 326894 7.30 pm, The Old Court House, East Court

Thursday 11th October

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Saturday 20th October

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

Saturday 3rd November

Monthly Story Workshop / HoneyLeaf Writing We will generate story ideas, explore characters and story worlds, sharpen dialogue and look at elements of story structure. Beginners are welcome. Whether you want to write stories in fiction, creative non-fiction, journals or blog posts, this workshop will help you discover and trust your own unique voice. 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

Thursday 8th November

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Wednesday 14th November

East Grinstead Horticultural Society A Talk on Poisonous plants by Colin Jones. For more details contact 01342 326894 7.30 pm, The Old Court House, East Court

Wednesday 14th November

East Grinstead Art Society Art Demonstrations and Workshops Stephen Cheeseman. Oil pastel demo. See EGAS Facebook page for details.2pm - 4pm, East Court, College Lane. East Grinstead, RH19 3LT

Thursday 15th November

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Saturday 17th November

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 22nd November

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Thursday 29th November

Becoming a Writer: Weekly Creative Writing Workshops (drop-in) Sept - Nov Thursday mornings 10-12, Forest Row A weekly creative writing drop-in workshop to nurture and encourage your words, whether you’ve been writing for a while or are dipping your pen in ink for the first time in years. All workshops are £20 with discounts for block booking. Email hello@honeyleafwriting.com to book. Workshops are run by Mel Parks, experienced freelance writer, NAWE member, fully insured and DBS checked.10:00-12:00, The Sports Pavilion, Forest Row

Saturday 1st December

Monthly Story Workshop / HoneyLeaf Writing We will generate story ideas, explore characters and story worlds, sharpen dialogue and look at elements of story structure. Beginners are welcome. Whether you want to write stories in fiction, creative non-fiction, journals or blog posts, this workshop will help you discover and trust your own unique voice. 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 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