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Haywards Heath Cafe Town Hall Sat 10th Feb

We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday at our cafe in the Town Hall, Boltro Road in Haywards Heath.  We’ve had to move the date this month from our usual booking of the 1st Saturday in the month to the 2nd Saturday in the month.  Please come and join us from 2pm.  We’d love to have a chat over a nice cuppa and delicious cake.

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Second Cafe in Haywards Heath!

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This week the Mayor of Haywards Heath, Cllr James Knight, opened our second cafe in Haywards Heath. We have teamed up with St Richards Church to bring the new cafe about. We all had a fabulous afternoon with Jim from Full Beam Productions who got us all singing and dancing the afternoon away. We are looking forward to the next cafe on Tuesday 27th February from 2.30 pm in the church hall at St Richards Church.

Christmas Tree Festival

This week it’s the Henfield Café and we are sharing it with the Christmas Tree Festival in #Henfield. Along with viewing all the wonderfully decorated Christmas trees in the café and church, including our own Know Dementia tree, we will be joining in with the carol singing. Come and see our tree and make a Christmas wish or memory and hang it on the tree. Evangelical Free Church Hall, Henfield High Street from 2pm to 4pm.

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Christmas Extravaganza 2017

What a fantastic time we all had at this year’s Christmas Extravaganza.  We enjoyed Christmas tunes sung to us by the amazing Victory Vs and joined in with beautiful songs from our very own Jazzled choir.  We also enjoyed a delicious afternoon tea and the raffle raised around £300.  Thank you to everyone for their support and to all the volunteers who helped make it happen.

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Southwater Christmas Event

Thank you to everyone who visited us at our stall at the Southwater Christmas Event last Saturday.  We raised almost £50 from selling the cakes and cards that people had donated. Thank you!

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Walking Moments

Sunday Walk, 26th November 2017

At  Warnham Local Nature Reserve, meet 1.45-2.00pm

Andra and Nick will be leading this walk

Warnham Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 2RA
Tel: (01403) 256890
Email: [email protected]
Location map (This is an off-site Google map)

Location: North-west of Horsham on the B2237 (just off the A24). The reserve is 20-30 minutes walk from Horsham Town Centre.

Opening Times

Open: All year, seven days a week (excluding 25 and 26 December), March-October (including) 10am-6pm, November-February 10am-5pm.

Admission

Admission to the Reserve costs just £2.00 per adult (admission for under 16’s is FREE), allowing access to the whole reserve including three bird hides, a feeding station with an accompanying hide, the Millpond Nature Trail and two extensive boardwalks.

Annual permits are also available from the Visitor Centre for £12.00 (£8.00 for Friends of WLNR, details below). If you wish to visit just the Visitor Centre, for example to visit the cafe or see the latest exhibition there, entry is free.

Sorry, NO DOGS or picnics are allowed on site.

– See more at: https://www.horsham.gov.uk/parksandcountryside/parks-and-countryside/parks-and-countryside-sites/warnham-nature-reserve#sthash.s5KhtxEv.dpuf

 

Keep Dancing!

Aglaia and her sister presented the £150 they had raised from their sale at our Haywards Heath Café on Saturday which is an amazing amount (thank you Aglaia) and some lovely people came to help us with our ballroom dancing. Didn’t we do well? Keep dancing!

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Spooky Times

Busy week with lots going on at our Memory Moments Cafés in East Sussex. At our Buxted café it was a bit spooky as café members dressed for Halloween and were treated to a musical spooktacular by Full Beam Productions. Our fluffy rabbit friends paid us a visit at Uckfield and loved our cuddles.

Halloween 2017

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