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Colemans Hatch Flower Show is looking for a new home!

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

Colemans Hatch Horticultural Society held their annual flower show on Saturday 27th July. Although the weather had been hot and sunny, on the day before the show the rain set in and continued right up until the show opened at 12.30 on Saturday.  This didn’t deter the hardy, however, and although the numbers attending were…

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Harvest Celebration at Tablehurst Farm

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

At this year’s annual Harvest Celebration, Tablehurst and Plaw Hatch Farms will be exploring the subject of soil with speakers and activities. Here is an introduction to our most important resource…. Soil Soil is Adama in Hebrew and the word Adam (Human/ Man) comes from it. The connection between the two symbolizes the Old Testament…

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A Magical Medieval Weekend Experience!

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

27th Spectacular Year – 24th, 25th & 26th August 2019 at Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex England’s Medieval Festival is the most authentic, one-of-a-kind medieval themed festival in Great Britain, where you can immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, smells and spectacle of medieval times. Located at the fairy tale castle of Herstmonceux in Sussex, England’s Medieval…

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Local landowners give support for precious High Weald meadows

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

With current concerns about loss  of wildlife populations, High Weald meadow owners and managers in East Sussex are doing their bit to help wildlife. They’re getting involved in a project to survey wildflower meadows and taking part in training to look after them. We’ve lost 97% of our wildflower meadows in the UK in less…

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Crowborough Lions welcome new President for 2019/2020

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

The official hand over to the Club’s new President took place at Barnsgate Manor last month when outgoing President Hilary Lyon handed the President’s chain of office to the new incoming President Ron Reed at a dinner of Lion’s members and partners. President Ron said he hopes to take the Club forward in recruitment and…

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40 Local School Children Protest at Sainsbury’s

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

On Wednesday 26th June, over 40 Trefoil Montessori Farm school, staff and children stood outside the East Grinstead Sainsbury’s store protesting the use of Palm Oil in products the store stocks. They are all concerned about Palm Oil in so many foods and were asking Sainsbury’s to help push to find a sustainable alternative. Preferably…

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Buy tickets for Open Air Cinema in Surrey this August for local Air Ambulance!

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex is proud to be hosting an Open Air Cinema, in association with Gatwick Airport, where they will screen the 1.21 gigawatt blockbuster, Back to the Future! The 80’s pop culture classic will be shown on a huge screen in the grounds of Gatwick Aviation Museum, in Charlwood (Surrey), on Saturday…

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Forest Row Orchestra

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

On Saturday 29thJune, following their summer concert in Forest Row Village Hall featuring Mozart’s flute concerto in D and Beethoven’s first symphony, the Forest Row Orchestra celebrated their musical director Roland Millar’s 25thyear on the conductor’s rostrum. At the end of the concert, members of the orchestra serenaded Roland with an adapted version of a…

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LOCAL MUM FUNDRAISING FOR CANCER TREATMENT ABROAD

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

Kelly Comboy, 39, received a shock diagnosis of Stage 4 Bowel Cancer last August and has been offered only palliative chemotherapy on the NHS. The local community, along with Yes2Life Charity are fundraising to access treatment abroad to support Kelly, her husband Matt, and their three small children.  Details of events can be found on:…

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Pete and His Bus – Where it all started

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

It all started when I was 9… I used to admire my neighbour’s beige 1960’s Fiat 500 at the age of 9. I’d just sit on the pavement staring at this particular car. I had convincing myself that I was going to buy one and I would not stop going on about it! So, my…

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