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Chailey School Vigil on Climate Change

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

On a day of huge marches across the UK and the world against Climate Change, Chailey School wanted to show their collective support for this important issue.  Being a rural school, many students who would like to attend climate strikes would only be able to do so by travelling distances and so the Senior Student…

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FOREST ROW TIP RETURNS TO LIFE

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

As regular readers of Forest Row Local will know, a working group sponsored by the Parish Council has been working on a plan to re-open the Household Recycling Centre in the village which was closed by East Sussex County Council in 2018.  Anything connected with waste handling or recycling is a complex business, hedged about…

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PRECIOUS EARTH: An exhibition of British Wildlife paintings by Emma Tuzzio

By Forest Row Local / 10/10/2019

This inspiring exhibition on show at the Ashdown Forest Visitors Centre, from now until 30th October 2019 showcases a collection of British Wildlife pastel paintings by Crowborough artist Emma Tuzzio.   WHEN:Now – 3rd November 2019. Open most afternoons between 1pm – 4pm and between 11am – 5pm at the weekend. WHERE: The Ashdown Forest Visitors Centre, Coleman’s Hatch Rd, Forest Row RH18 5JP.…

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A new country park for Wealden

By Forest Row Local / 01/10/2019

Horsted Green Park, Wealden’s latest open access countryside area, officially opened on 18 September by the District Council vice chairman, Ron Reed. The park is in 74 acres of rolling Wealden countryside on the western edge of Uckfield, and will provide an alternative recreational space to Ashdown Forest. “Horsted Green Park is an excellent place…

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Ashdown Forest Big Draw

By Forest Row Local / 01/10/2019

Come draw, doodle, scribble, paint or sketch on the Ashdown Forest. It could be a landscape, leaf, bird or shadow, a footprint, view, tree or twig, a memory or something else that catches your eye.  Open to all ages, all abilities and in all weathers. Your art work will become part of our community exhibition…

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1944 – 75th Anniversary D.Day Landings. 1939 – 80th Anniversary beginning 2nd World War

By Forest Row Local / 01/10/2019

This year as we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the D.Day Landings ‘Operation Overlord’ and codenamed ‘Operation Neptune’. This was the largest seaborne invasion in history, which began the liberation of German occupied France (and later Western Europe) from Nazi control, and laid the foundation of the Allied victory on the Western Front. With the…

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Seeking information on Eden Valley Museum Past History

By Forest Row Local / 01/10/2019

The Eden Valley Museum, in the heart of Edenbridge, is housed in a medieval farm house once known as Doggett’s Farm and now called Church House. In 2020 the Eden Valley Museum will be launching an exhibition to celebrate its 20th birthday. We are looking for information about the past history of Church House. We…

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Play4Today: East Grinstead Meridian Rotary Radio Play Competition

By Forest Row Local / 01/10/2019

Do you have a story to tell and a vivid imagination?   If the answer is “Yes” then our radio/audio play writing competition is for you. Radio/audio is an intimate medium where you can let your ideas roam free. You can go anywhere across the globe and beyond, backwards or forwards in time, and immerse…

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Remembering the Holocaust in 2020

By Forest Row Local / 01/10/2019

Wealden District Council is inviting local craft groups and societies to enter the Holocaust Memorial Trust’s 75 Memorial Flames competition. This involves creating your own piece of artwork to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz which will take place in 2020. “There are many groups in Wealden, actively creating beautiful art and…

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A Spellbinding Halloween

By Forest Row Local / 01/10/2019

This Halloween Half Term come and join the Borde Hill Academy of Witches and Wizards and help Sapphire the Witch’s Cat regain her magical powers on a bewitching Garden trail full of spells, potions and mystery. From 26th October to 3rd November, young visitors will receive a treat from the Magica de Spell, the Head…

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