Churchyard Working Party, February.

Churchyard working party. On a wet and blustery morning at the end of February a hardy , stalwart group of 4 braved the conditions to: prune a rather overgrown Hydrangea, clear up storm damage to a Scots pine and continue cutting overgrown turf around grave edging. We meet on the last Friday of the month from … [Read more…]

Pancake Party at the Sharpthorne Hall.

On a rather inauspicious evening, after a power cut and wintry shower the pancake party continued as planned. 30 or so children & adults played pancake tossing games ( with wraps ), musical pancakes ( like musical statues ), enjoyed various craft activities and then tucked into over 100 pancakes with either savoury of sweet fillings. … [Read more…]

Emmaus Manhunt! 31st January 2020.

On a misty damp evening we went up onto the Ashdown Forest at Hindleap to play manhunt. The rules are: A small group hide in a designated area and then the others have to find them (preferably without torches), and hide quietly with them until everyone has found them. As you can imagine hiding in bracken and … [Read more…]

January’s Churchyard Working Party

Derek writes: On a bright morning, a small but enthusiastic group set about pruning, clearing and digging round grave edging. Important work is always completed on these mornings, helping to keep the Churchyard reasonably tidy and push back untouched areas. Willing hands & feet are always much appreciated – everyone’s welcome to join in.  No expertise is … [Read more…]

Emmaus Spring Term – Volleyball, cakes and Toy Story 4

Emmaus Spring Term started on 10th January with an evening in West Hoathly Village Hall  of volleyball, hanging out and decorating cup cakes with all manner of deliciously rich butter icing, sprinkles & toppings. The materials had been kindly prepared by one of the Youth Leaders. The following week, 17th January, we moved to The Sharpthorne … [Read more…]