February

Tuesday 19th

Planting for Spring
3.30pm to 5.30pm at Prospects House, 7-9 George Street, Hailsham BN27 1AD

Get your patio, garden or window sill ready for spring. Get some free plants and bird feeders. Re-use old wellies, make a feeder out of a bottle and more. To book, email healthylifestyles@sussexcommunity.org.uk or phone 01273 519149.

Wednesday 20th

Wine tasting
7.30pm – 9.30pm at Chapter 12, 12 High Street, Hailsham
Monthly wine tasting session with Giles of South Downs Cellars. Taste 5 wines, perfectly matched with canapes for £15 per person. Please book by calling 01323 351898 or reserve a table on Chapter 12 website.

Thursday 21st

Community Chat
10.00am to 12.30pm at Costa Coffee (Freedom Leisure), Vicarage Lane, Hailsham BN27 2AX

Pop along and have a chat with the Beat The Street (BTS) team, with an opportunity to win a Beat The Street cuddly toy. Find out if you are on the BTS wall of fame and meet other people who are still keeping fit since Beat The Street ended last year.

What Do I Do With Those?
1.30pm to 3.30pm at Prospects House, 7-9 George Street, Hailsham BN27 1AD

Ever wondered what to do with lentils? Very healthy, cheap and easy to use in family or individual meals. FREE course. To book, phone 01273 519149 or email healthylifestyles@sussexcommunity.org.uk.

Upcycle/Recycle
1.30pm to 3.30pm Hailsham East Childrens Centre, Vega Close BN27 2JZ

Bring along something old and make it new.. Craftyannie and FSN/ROVTE will be at the childrens centre with ribbons, beads, paints, stencils and buttons to help you up-cycle something unloved into something re-loved. Free event.

Saturday 23rd

Skip-filling
8.00am to noon, Western Road Recreation Ground, Hailsham BN27 3DN
Hailsham Cricket Club need the help of club members & the community to move the last of the rubbish that has been pulled out of the pavilion refurbishment. Contact Rob via the Hailsham Cricket Club Facebook page for more details. Please wear appropriate clothing!

Fabulous Fused Flowers
1.30pm to 3.30pm at The Malthouse, Hailsham Road (A271), Herstmonceux BN27 4LH
Jazz will share the technique of making double-petal flowers suitable for outdoors in your garden or indoors in a vase. In this workshop, you will cut and prepare the petals for fusing as well as make the aluminium stem and stamens. The following week, you can come in to the shop to collect your assembled flower (as this is a 2 step firing process, we may have to allow extra time). Make one double flower or two single blossoms. £28, phone 01323 819 216 or 07771 906 630

Charity Quiz Night
7.15pm at Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road, Hailsham BN27 3DR
Raising funds to support the Hailsham Pavilion, HOPS invite you to get your brains in gear for a quiz which includes a buffet platter. Teams of no more than six, £7.50 per person, book by phoning Paula on 01323 841373. Bring your own drinks

Fundraising Quiz Night
Quiz to start 7.30pm at Reid Hall, Boreham Street, BN27 4SD
Hailsham Young Farmers challenge you to a quiz. Pay at the door, £5 per person, maximum of six per team. Bring your own drinks & nibbles. Book a team – email hailshamyfc@gmail.com or contact Brooke on 07756 855450

Sunday 24th

Sussex Past Wedding Show
11.00am to 3.00pm at Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker  BN27 3QS 
In conjunction with County Wedding Events, Michelham Priory host a wedding show in the Elizabethan Great Barn. On-site: local wedding suppliers and experts; free entry and goody bag; luxury honeymoon prize draw; special offers; first 25 couples receive a free wedding planner. Also a chance to explore the stunning gardens, house and wider estate. To register for your free place please visit www.countyweddingevents.com now. Or email Hannah at weddingslewes@sussexpast.co.uk for more information.

Bluebell Roots – Music In The Kitchen
6.30 – 9.30pm at Bates Green Farm, Arlington BN26 6SH
Live music with Milton Hide and two invited guests, plus open mic, with this month’s acts being returnee Jamie Freeman and new-to-the Kitchen Bev Lee Harding. Great food, bring your own booze, free to attend, but do bring some cash to show you appreciation of the great acts, and to buy some of the excellent food prepared by host Phillipa and Michael.

Tuesday 26th

Planting for Spring
3.30pm to 5.30pm at Prospects House, 7-9 George Street, Hailsham BN27 1AD

Get your patio, garden or window sill ready for spring. Get some free plants and bird feeders. Re-use old wellies, make a feeder out of a bottle and more. To book, email healthylifestyles@sussexcommunity.org.uk or phone 01273 519149.

Wednesday 27th

Tasting Menu
6.00pm – 9.00pm at Chapter 12, 12 High Street, Hailsham
The monthly tasting menu is an opportunity to taste some of the freshest and finest food in the south. Five courses of delectable modern British cuisine using modern and traditional cooking methods. £38 per person, additional £18 per person for wine flight. You must book in advance for this event, phone 01323 351898 or reserve a table on Chapter 12 website.

Vegan Charity Night
7.00pm ’til late at Bucklers, 5A St Mary’s Walk, Hailsham
BN27 1AF 
Hailsham Vegans welcome vegans, vegetarians and omnivores to their latest charity event, this time in aid of Bexhill and Hastings Wildlife Rescue, to whom £2 from each meal is donated. Tickets £20.00 per person, payable in advance, available from 01323 449100.

AGM – Friends of Park Wood
7.00pm to 9.30pm at The Charles Hunt Centre, Vicarage Lane BN27 1BG

This is your chance to have your say in the management of this well-used woodland in Hellingly. FoPWH have invited a panel of interested parties along to give their views and answer your questions. Doors open 6.15, with free tea and coffee available.