Village Hall Events October 2021

Dallington Old School Events October 2021

Saturday 2nd10-12Library Cafe
Art Club
Monday 4th2-4 Library Cafe
Thursday 7th7pmDallington Old School AGM
Friday 8th11-12Chair Yoga
Monday11th10-12Art Club
Monday11th2-4Library Cafe
Tuesday12th1.30-3.30(Private booking)
Friday15th11-12Chair Yoga
Friday15th12.30-5.30(Private booking)
Monday18th10-12Art Club
Monday18th2-4pmLibrary Cafe
Tuesday19th7.30pmDPC Planning meeting
Thursday21st2-4Villagers Group
Monday25th10-12Art Club
Monday25th2-4Library Cafe

St Giles Services October 2021

Sunday3rd6.30 pmHarvest Festival followed by Harvest Supper*
Sunday10th11 amRushlake Green Marquee Service
Sunday17th11 amHoly Communion
Sunday24th9.30 amHoly Communion
Sunday31st11 amService of the Word

*The Harvest Supper will follow the service and will start at about 7.30. All are welcome. In order to give some idea of the numbers for supper please contact Jane Messer on 01435 830581 or email
Contributions of dried/tinned food for the Hailsham Food Bank will be welcomed.

Chair Yoga – book your space

(Posted on behalf of Charlotte Ridley)

Our first Chair Yoga session last Friday was a great success, and the class was almost full.  If you are hoping to come along to future sessions, please note that the maximum capacity for this class is 10 people, so priority will go to those who have pre-booked. Any remaining spaces will work on a first come first served basis. To avoid disappointment please contact Charlotte to book your space – email: or text 07367 757124

More details about the class at

Talk Thursday 19th August 2021

“Dallington, Vivien Drake and some of the stars of yesteryear”

Thursday 19th August at 7.00 pm in Dallington Old School Village Hall

Laura Vakil and Tim Lord will be sharing memories, music and stories of Dallington in the postwar years.  Laura’s grandmother Vivien Drake, who lived at Pantons in The Street following a career on the London stage, had numerous theatrical visitors and was an active member of the Dallington Amateur Dramatic Society.  Free entry.  Refreshments available. Everyone welcome.

High Weald Walking Festival 11-19th September

(Message forwarded from High Weald AONB Newsletter)

Poster advertising High Weald Walking FestivalBooking is now live for the High Weald Walking Festival. Choose from more than 30 FREE guided walks across the High Weald Area of Outstanding Beauty, running from Saturday 11- Sunday 19 September 2021.

How to book
You can now view the walking programme on the Festival website. If you like the look of a particular walk, just click ‘More info & book’ to go through and reserve your space. The process is quick, easy and – most importantly – every walk is free.

Woodlands at War Talk Friday 6th August 7pm

“Woodlands at War: The impact and legacy of WW1 and WW2 on Britain’s Woodlands” talk  by Clive Mayhew 

Talk at Dallington Village Hall, Friday 6th August, 7 pm start. No entrance fee, but donations to cover the cost of refreshments would be welcome.

Description: The substantial contribution made by British woodlands over two world wars has been somewhat overlooked in subsequent histories. This talk looks at those pre-war woodlands,describes the extent of their contribution during these conflicts, and assesses its post war legacy. Continue reading “Woodlands at War Talk Friday 6th August 7pm”

Village Hall re-opening soon!

We are finally reopening! After many months of waiting for national restrictions to be lifted,  we can finally announce (fingers crossed) that Dallington Old School Village Hall will re-open for bookings from  Monday July 19th. (All booking enquiries to Karen Gillingham on 01435 831563.) Continue reading “Village Hall re-opening soon!”