What's on

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

Tuesday 18th June

Talk with Kim McCabe - Author of From Daughter to Woman Local author, Kim McCabe reminds us of who and what is important as girls transition, and how to parent girls safely through their teens Talk at Sackville College, East Grinstead on Tuesday 18th June 19:00 - 21:00, Sackville College

Wednesday 19th June

Collector's Fair 15 dealers selling and buying stamps,coins, postcards and ephemera. Please note: no fair in August10.00am - 3.00pm, Chequer Mead Arts Centre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead RH19 3BS

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

Thursday 20th June

Felbridge & District Horticultural Society My Photographic Journey An illustrated talk by Lawrence Holmwood8:15pm, The Village Hall in Felbridge

Thursday 20th June

Felbridge & District Horticultural Society The effect of Climate change on Gardening An illustrated talk by Dr Mick Lynn8:15pm, The Village Hall in Felbridge

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

Saturday 6th July

Summer Concert More than 80 singers from three local choirs are taking part in a this event. The U3A choir, Sackville Community Choir and Forest Row Choral Society will present a varied programme featuring favourite classics, show tunes and contemporary music. Conductor: Tom Scratchley. Tickets £12 on the door (under-16s free), interval refreshments. www.frcs.org.uk 19.00, Jubilee Community Centre, Charlwoods Road, 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

Friday 12th July

Paint Like Monet A fun, creative evening, you’ll walk away with your very own “Monet”. Tickets £16 - includes over two hours of guidance, all materials and food. Donation bar also available. Please wear OLD clothes! Starts 7pm, Hartfield Village Hall, TN7 4AD. Contact Alison Berry to book your place Email: ajberryartist@gmail.com Tel: 01892 770714/07763 1885387pm, Hartfield Village Hall, TN7 4AD

Saturday 13th July

Songs For A Summer Evening. Choral concert with Choirpower and the Greenstede singers. Classical, traditional, popular songs mixed with songs from the shows. Tickets £12/£10 01342 312824 shustermarion@hotmail.com6.30pm, Jubilee Community Centre, Charlwoods Road, East Grinstead. RH19 2HL

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

Friday 19th July

East Grinstead Society Grace Kimmins and her Chaily Heritage, a talk by Ros Black. Dame Grace was a pioneer in the field of care and craft training for young people with disabilities 7.30 pm , Main Hall, East Court Mansion, College Lane, RH19 3LT

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

Sunday 21st July

Turners Hill Village Fete and Fun Dog Show Turners Hill Village Fete and Fun Dog Show is held in association with Worth Horticultural Society Grand Summer Show on Sunday 21st July at 1:45. The fete is a summer celebration organised by our community. Featuring: OSCAR's Fun Dog Show *Stalls and entertainment* All the fun of the fair* Meridian Radio *Fire and Rescue Demonstrations *BBQ *Beer Tent *Afternoon Tea *Prize Raffle *Children's Fun Races* Live Performances. 1:45pm - 5pm, Recreation Ground, East Street, Turners Hill, RH104RA

Wednesday 31st July

Buble Meets Sinatra: The Showdown! Buble & Sinatra fans, see the next best thing in this exhilarating show with a stunningly authentic cast and full live band. The show's two world-class impersonators recreate Buble’s biggest hits and Sinatra’s most legendary classics and all the fun you’d expect from the two superstars. So who will be your favourite when their worlds collide in an exhilarating night-out that will leave fans euphoric. Visit the show's website at BubleMeetsSinatra.com 7:30pm, The Hawth Theatre, Hawth Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6YZ

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

Saturday 17th August

Felbridge & District Horticultural Society Late Summer Show Free entry for members - Non members £3.00 Please phone for details 01342 7129532:30pm, The Village Hall in Felbridge

Saturday 31st August

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 - 12.30pm, St Mary's Church Hall, Windmill Lane, East Grinstead. RH19 2DS

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

Thursday 19th September

Felbridge & District Horticultural Society Gravestones and Graveyards of Sussex An illustrated talk by Kevin Gordon8:15pm, The Village Hall in Felbridge

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

Thursday 17th October

Felbridge & District Horticultural Society City courtyard to Seaside sanctuary An illustrated talk by Geoff Stonebanks Geoff has raised an incredible amount for charity over the years his garden has been open, come and hear his story! 8:15pm, The Village Hall in Felbridge

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

Thursday 21st November

Felbridge & District Horticultural Society Annual General Meeting A summary of the past year and Election of Officers Followed by Cheese and Wine. 8:15pm, The Village Hall in Felbridge

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