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Lindfield Arts Festival

Organisers are delighted to introduce the ninth Lindfield Arts Festival taking place 21 – 23 September 2018, a celebration of creativity in all its forms in and around the village. The website will be live shortly, registrations for all activities will be welcomed and announcements relating to the Festival will be prominent.  The Lindfield Arts Festival will promote the creative …

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Sussex In Watercolour

Sussex In Watercolour

Living in Sussex, Oliver Pyle is an established landscape artist focusing his work on the British Isles. Self-taught, his work is in demand and can be found in collections internationally. In 2016 Medici Cards launched a new collection exclusively featuring Oliver’s work and he writes instructional articles for publications in the UK and the US. Growing up in Mid Sussex, …

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The Baggy Pantry Where There Is Always Room For More

The Baggy Pantry Where There Is Always Room For More

Lois Simpson is a bespoke pastry chef and caterer whose work combines the love and enjoyment of home baking with the presentation and refinement of an artisan bakery. Based in Ardingly, Lois grew up with a rural background and attended Steiner education at Michael Hall in Forest Row. She is creative with an interest in art, textiles and music. However, …

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Life Of Mental Illness

Life Of Mental Illness

My mental health battle has been a long one. I have suffered from depression since my teens, although, it was not diagnosed for years. My behaviour was put down to being a teenager. It was not until 2014 that Haywards Heath author and blogger Kirsty Frampton was diagnosed with depression. She was then diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in …

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Horsted Keynes Celebrates The Austen Family

Horsted Keynes Celebrates The Austen Family

The lovely Mid Sussex village of Horsted Keynes has been the home to several famous people – Land of Hope and Glory author Arthur Benson, former Prime Minister Sir Harold Macmillan and three relatives of Jane Austen – perhaps the nation’s favourite novelist. Sackville, John and William Austen were Rectors of St Giles Church in Horsted Keynes for 39 years, …

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Live Music Is This Haywards Heath Society’s Forte

Live Music Is This Haywards Heath Society’s Forte

On Saturday, September 23 2017, internationally renowned pianist Samson Tsoy will make a return visit to Haywards Heath Music Society with a special performance held at St Wilfrid’s Church in the town. The Haywards Heath Music Society is a local organisation founded in 1941 by Gertrude Lampson, with the objective to promote the presentation of public concerts and recitals across …

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Stepping Through Time With Jane Reid

Stepping Through Time With Jane Reid

Three-time published historical fiction author from Haywards Heath, Jane Reid brings Sussex alive from a bygone era. Born in the county, Jane has lived in Haywards Heath since 1953, as well as writing she is an artist who has always been torn between writing and drawing. Jane made several attempts at writing novels but found doing bespoke works of people’s …

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Lloyds Launches Community Defibrillator In Haywards Heath

Lloyds Launches Community Defibrillator In Haywards Heath

In June, Lloyds Banking Group Operations in Haywards Heath launched the bank’s first community defibrillator in the town in an event which was attended by local dignitaries and senior management from the bank. The team at Lloyds had worked with the South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, to provide this vital piece of life-saving equipment for the residents …

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Singing All Sorts Of Songs With All Sorts Of People

Singing All Sorts Of Songs With All Sorts Of People

The Singing Allsorts is a ladies choir based in Cuckfield which was formed in 2007 by their musical director, Jane Haughton. It has a thriving membership of 50 women, divided into soprano, second, and alto sections – the group meet weekly to sing a varied repertoire. The members of the ecliptic group are all sorts of people who sing all …

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Pulses Race Raises Thousands For Sussex Children’s Charity!

Sussex-based business management consultancy organisation, Business Pulse raised more than £3,700 for Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity (DVLCC) last month. The event was held in Pavilion Suite at the Lingfield Park Racecourse on Thursday, June 22 – the event was organised by Business Pulse’s founder Nass Elaheebocus, who is a long term supporter of DVLCC. Throughout the day, guests enjoyed …

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