What’s on - from May 30

THURSDAY

WALK: Free 5½ mile, mostly flat (some slopes & stiles) circular HDC Health walk over farmland and through woods. All welcome. No dogs. Park and meet at 10am, Red Lyon car park, Slinfold, RH13 0RR. 2 ½ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 01403 240654

FRIDAY

Young at Heart for the over 50s meets every Friday, 1.30–3.30pm in Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Details: 01403 731839.

SOUTHWATER: Walk. All welcome, just turn-up at car park at Southwater Country Park (off Cripplegate Lane) at 11am. Easy flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk along bridleways, lanes and the Downs Link. 2 ½ miles, 1 hour. Pat 01403 240654

STORRINGTON Dog Club. Storrington Village Hall, Friday, 7.30-9pm. We don’t train your dog, you do that with advice and help from us. No dog is too old to learn or too young to start. The club offers a friendly and informal atmosphere. Children very welcome. No advance payment/booking. Call Rosemary on 07971 579450 or 01903 746504 (same number for Collie Rescue).

SATURDAY

FAYRE: Summer Fayre Fundraising Event, from 2pm on Cootes Green, Merryfield Drive the Fayre. A percentage of all proceeds will go to the Children’s Health Charity ‘Sparks’ (www.sparks.org.uk). Email cootes.farm18@o2.co.uk, call 07514 552102 or log on to www.cootesfarm.btck.co.uk.

MAYFIELD: The St Dunstan’s, Mayfield, Flower Guild are celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II by decorating St Dunstan’s, Mayfield with beautiful flowers for people to come and visit over the weekend of June 1 and 2, from 9am to 6pm.Refreshments will be served in the Church on Saturday morning between 11am and 1pm so we are hoping that people will visit the Church and stay for tea and coffee too!

RSPB: Optics event from 10am to 4pm, no charge. Get expert advice on choosing the right binoculars, telescopes and accessories. We stock a wide range of optics and you’ll be welcome to try them out and ask us your questions. Just come along, see us and find out what’s best for you. RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. Call 01798 875851, email pulborough.brooks@rspb.org.uk or visit www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks.

STORRINGTON: Walk. All welcome, 4 mile circular HDC Health Walk through National Trust heathland, pine woodland and ancient burial grounds, on to Sullington Manor Farm and ancient church. Meet Glebe Surgery car park, Monastery Lane, Storrington (TQ 084144) at 2pm. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¾ hours. Mick 01903 745971

SUNDAY

HORSHAM: Walk. Horsham Social Walking Group, for the over 40s. Every Sunday afternoon we meet for a 3-5 mile walk in the Sussex area. Please phone for information on venue and time on 01403 267149 or 01403 269144.

RSPB: Optics event from 10am to 4pm, no charge. Get expert advice on choosing the right binoculars, telescopes and accessories. We stock a wide range of optics and you’ll be welcome to try them out and ask us your questions. Just come along, see us and find out what’s best for you. RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. Call 01798 875851, email pulborough.brooks@rspb.org.uk or visit www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

STEYNING: Sunday Tea Dance. Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence, at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, from 2.30pm to 5pm. Entrance: £4 (including refreshments) For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.

MONDAY

SOUTHWATER: The next meeting of the Southwater Local History Group will be held on Monday 3 June at 7.30pm at Beeson House, Lintot Square. Non-members welcome - £3 entry. Cathy Flower-Bond will give a talk entitled “The Mary Rose: A Floating Parish”. Call Jeremy Senneck on 01403 731247.

WALK: All welcome, just turn-up 10am at Henfield Cricket Ground off the A281 (TQ 223156, BN5 9RP) for a mostly flat 6 mile circular HDC Health Walk through fields almost to Albourne green, expansive views of the South Downs. No dogs. 2½ hours. Mike Powell 01403 242564.

TUESDAY

MAYES GREEN: Walk. All welcome, free HDC Health walk. Meet 7pm in the Scarlett Arms car park, Wallis Wood. 3½ miles circular, some stiles and hills, through Surrey Wildlife Trust conservation area and the hamlet of Mayes Green. No dogs. 1¾ hours. Pauline 01403 240419 or Jane 01403 261672.

WINEHAM: Walk. All welcome, 5 mile flat (some stiles)circular HDC Health Walk towards Cowfold in lovely rural countryside. Free, just turn-up at the Royal Oak car park, Wineham, BN5 9AY at 10am. No dogs. 2½ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 240654.

WEDNESDAY

WALK: A lovely 5 mile, free HDC Health walk through fields and woodland, some stiles. Meet in car park of the Queens Head PH, Barns Green, RH13 0PS at 10am. (If the car park is busy, please park near the Village Club 100 yards away). No dogs. 2½ hours Tony 01403 269232.