The philosophical little dog that has featured in the margins of the Church Vine and in many of Graham Jeffery’s books over the years now has a book of his own. The Steyning Bookshop (01903 812062) has it on order.
In the Village Hall on Saturday 7th December from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Entry free but please bring a dish of savoury finger food for sharing. Mulled wine, etc.
Guy Fawkes and the torch procession will leave the Royal Oak at approximately 6:25pm on Saturday November 9th. Fireworks and incineration of the dissident will follow. Food will be available. Please give generously on the gate to allow this event to continue.
You can take clean burning material (no tyres, plastic, metal, etc.) to the bonfire site at the Blacksmith Field behind Forge Garage. (not the garage forecourt) from 9:00am to 5:00pm any day from now until the 9th.
Also, as usual, proper coffee, variety of teas, home-made cakes, soup, sandwiches, ploughman’s and panini. Children’s meal deal and lots of board games, colouring books, etc. Both indoor and outdoor seating. Dog friendly room. Table tennis bats available.
At about 2pm on Sunday 28th July I stood in the middle of the North Town Field and realised that the Fulking Social Committee together with Allsorts Dog Rescue and quite a few helpers had created as near to a perfect village fair as you will find.
Perfect weather, exotic dancing, lovely dog show, a great selection of stalls, tombola and model steam engine, really enjoyable teas and food, exciting tug of war, fun kids games, wonderful music and a highly professional bar were all enjoyed by the many visitors. It was truly memorable.
Too early to announce the financial details but sufficient evidence to tell you that it was profitable and improves our reserves for village hall and North Town Field requirements. And I nearly forgot! Call my Bluff on the Friday was just as successful.
What a wonderful Fulking weekend! It will be quite a challenge to follow this up with a repeat performance next year.