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100 Years Of Girlguiding!

100 Years Of Girlguiding

This month, Girlguiding East Grinstead Division is celebrating it’s centenary! Established seven years after Girlguiding began in 1910, the first meeting of the group took place on October 19, 1917. It was at that meeting that it was proposed to form three companies of Girlguides in East Grinstead. A committee was formed and called the East Grinstead Local Association. The …

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Stoolball – A Sussex Tradition

Stoolball – A Sussex Tradition

Stoolball is believed to have originated in Sussex and has been played since the 15th Century. Popular in Sussex, Surrey and the Midlands, it has been played at Lord’s cricket ground and the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Traditionally, the sport was played by milkmaids who used their milking stools as a wicket. Medieval references describe it as a game which …

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Take To The Water!

Take To The Water!

If dry land has got too much for you, why not try a water-based group, club, or activity? We have got a rundown of groups, clubs and activities you can get involved with in and around Sussex and Surrey! Sailing Sailing is a relaxing activity allowing you to enjoy the nature around you and the tranquillity of the water. There …

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Friends Of Buchan Country Park

Friends Of Buchan Country Park

Buchan Country Park, located on the Horsham Road (A264) on the edge of Crawley is maintained thanks to the work of West Sussex County Council countryside rangers with the help of volunteers from Friends Of Buchan Country Park – I spoke to Jan, secretary of the group to learn more. Friends Of Buchan Country Park which started life in 2011 …

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Sackville Sisters Set Their Sights Sky High

Sackville Sisters Set Their Sights Sky High

In recent years, trampolining has become something of a national past-time with families having a trampoline in their garden. For most it is a hobby and a form of exercise, but for a few, it goes much further, and since 2000 it has been recognised as an Olympic sport. Trampolining was invented by George Nissen in the early 1930’s when …

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Intersport Run Reigate Hosts The 2017 Emergency Services Challenge

Intersport Run Reigate Hosts The 2017 Emergency Services Challenge

The award-winning Intersport Run Reigate Half Marathon and 10K will witness the 2017 Emergency Services Challenge: Police vs Fire vs Ambulance, taking place in Reigate on Sunday, September 17. The gruelling challenge is open to emergency service personnel wishing to take part in the half-marathon or the 10K event, and the race is on to see which team is the …

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Copthorne Players Perform Little Shop Of Horrors

Copthorne Players Perform Little Shop Of Horrors

Brace yourselves for two hours of wickedly funny entertainment as the talented team from Copthorne Players returns to Chequer Mead in this musical send up of 1950s sci-fi B movies. The show features one hit song after another, with a lot of surprises and some fabulously scary moments as the misadventures of geeky Skid Row florist Seymour Krelborn are revealed. …

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REVIEW: Mamma Mia! At The Brighton Centre

ABBA are back in Brighton! Well, the music of the Swedish superstars! The 1974 Eurovision winners who scooped the crown in the city, and now the Brighton Centre is playing host to the music of ABBA. The music of ABBA is brought to life in a UK-wide touring theatre production of Mamma Mia! The show is on the road across …

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Winnie The Pooh, Ashdown Forest’s World Famous Bear

Winnie The Pooh, Ashdown Forest’s World Famous Bear

Over the years, the honey-loving bear has proved to be a success for Disney, becoming one of its most popular franchises. The cute, loveable bear and friends have starred in a series of animated productions and have provided countless merchandising opportunities for the corporation. As many of us will know, the real Pooh Bear story starts much closer to home …

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