Press Releases and Publications
- 19/10/2018 - Chairman’s Concert raises funds for charity
- 15/10/2018 - Awards highlight outstanding building designs in Mid Sussex
- 26/09/2018 - New sixth form for Mid Sussex is a step nearer
- 25/09/2018 - Community Service Awards honour Mid Sussex community champs
- 25/09/2018 - Businesses tap into the benefits of Refill Mid Sussex
- 14/09/2018 - ConChord Big Band touchdown at Clair Hall
- 31/08/2018 - Burgess Hill regeneration programme takes a step forward as work starts at The Hub
- 13/08/2018 - Children turn out in record numbers for Play Days
- 03/08/2018 - By-election called for Lindfield Parish Council
- 03/08/2018 - Chairman honours community champions
Date: Saturday 20th October 2018 to Wednesday 31st October 2018, 10.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: Borde Hill Ltd, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1TP
Halloween Half Term is the time for all apprentice witches and wizards to put their skills to the test to become a fully-fledged expert in magic. Put on your cloak, grab your broomstick, wave your wand and fly across to the 'Borde Hill Academy of Witches of Wizards'.
From 20th - 31st October 2018, young visitors will receive a treat from the Head Witch in her lair, between 11am-3pm, if they complete all the magical challenges in their spell book on the daily garden trail. £2 per trail plus admission, to include a spellbinding prize (FREE to Friends).
There's also a bewitching concoction of activities between 11am-3pm to keep young witches and wizards entertained throughout Half Term, including:
Sat 20th: spooky storytelling sessions for families
Sun 21st: Halloween crafts to make and take home
Mon 22nd: Abracadabra. come and make your own magical wand to take home
Tue 23rd: don a glove and get up close and personal with the majestic owls of OwlsAboutTown
Wed 24th: Halloween crafts to make and take home
Thu 25th: are you brave enough to hold a reptile or a scary, hairy, creepy crawly from RepTylers?
Fri 26th: marvel at the magic tricks performed by the Professor of the 'Borde Hill Academy of Witches & Wizards'. Timed 30 minute shows in the marquee.
Sat 27th: scary face painting and balloon modelling with Busydays
Sun 28th: carve a pumpkin masterpiece to add to a line of lit pumpkins threading through the garden during the 'Pumpkin Glow' event.
There will be a small extra charge for some of the activities, plus garden admission.
After all the excitement tired souls can revive their spirits at the Gardeners' Retreat Cafe serving tasty snacks and warming drinks.
Visitors are also welcome to wander and enjoy the stunning hues of autumn with cornus, acers, liquidambar trees and deciduous azaleas, as well as wonderful views across the parkland featuring native and exotic trees.
Date: Friday 26th October 2018, 10.30am - 1pm
Venue: Cuckfield Baptist Church, Polestub Lane, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5GP
A talk by Julie Plackett, BA(Hons), LCCH, RSHom
Date: Tuesday 30th October 2018, 7.45 for 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Venue: Meridian Hall, East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3LT
A View from a Mountain - Simon Barnes "Simon Barnes is a multi-award winning sport and environmental writer. He was Chief Sports Writer of The Times until 2014 and also wrote a wildlife opinion column in the Saturday edition of the same newspaper. He has written many books on bird watching including "How to be a Bad Birdwatcher". His talk is bound to be both entertaining and informative. East Grinstead Town Mayor attending the event.
Not to be missed! By ticket only from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/east-grinstead-rspb-local-group-a-view-from-a-mountain-simon-barnes-tickets-49468925889