FAYRE: Crawley Down Residents Association’s 38th Annual Village Fayre will take place on Crawley Down Village Green from 2 to 5pm. The afternoon will be filled with music, dance, Punch and Judy, vintage cars, charity stalls, raffle and more. From 5pm onwards festivities, hosted by Landlords Eddie and Jo Reed, will continue outside the Royal Oak public house with a street party. Station Road will be closed to through traffic from 4pm.
Jumble Sale, Plumpton Village Hall, 2pm to 4pm. Refreshments, tombola, cakes and lots of bargains. Raising funds for the new Pavilion and Play Park in the village.
PRODUCE: The SHS Late Summer Show has classes for fruit and vegetables, cookery and preserves, flowers and a large section for children’s entries too. Village Hall, Church Lane, Southwater. For a copy of the schedule, please call 01403 730598 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Open for public viewing at 2pm.
Family pond dipping at Warnham Local Nature Reserve, Warnham Road (B2237), Horsham, RH12 2RA. 10.30am to 4pm at the dipping ponds. An opportunity to investigate the life that lives on and under the water at the dipping ponds. All equipment will be provided (nets, containers, magnifiers, microscope). Normal entry to the Reserve (£1.50 adults, under 16s free but must be accompanied by an adult).
Cats Homing Show: Cats Protection Horsham & District Branch will be holding a Homing Show at Broadbridge Heath Village Centre, Wickhurst Lane from 11am – 2pm. Why not come along and meet the cats looking for new homes? Our fosterers know all about their characters so we can find the most suitable match for you. Refreshments will be available, plus CP goods and cards will be on sale. Entry is free but donations (including cat food and litter) will be warmly received.
CHURCH: St. Mary’s birthday party, St Mary’s Church, The Causeway, Horsham. Otherwise known as our patronal festival, this the day that we celebrate the Virgin Mary’s birth. We are having a special birthday party service at 9.30am. After the service there will be a children’s entertainer, traditional party food and games. We welcome all to join us. For more details contact the Parish Office on 01403 253762 or Horsham@parishoffice.plus.com.
ARTS: Steyning Decorative and Fine Arts Society: September meeting at The Steyning Centre by Fletchers Croft Car Park opposite St Andrews Church, Church Street, Steyning, at 10.30am. Chloe Sayer will speak on ‘Peru – the Incas and their predecessors as seen through art and textiles’. Visitors are welcome to this session with coffee at 10am followed by meeting 10.30-noon. For further information please call 01903814390 or 01903 812232.
WALK: Meet 10am Countryman Inn, Shipley (RH13 8PZ). 5 mile free, sociable, flat, circular HDC Health walk to include Coolham World War II airfield. 2½ hours. No dogs Geoff 01403 258180 or Pat 01403 240654.
RUNNING: New Runners Club meets 10.30 am to 12.30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the Horsham Unitarian Church Hall, Worthing Road, Horsham (opposite the bus station). Friendly social club for the young at heart. Good disabled access. Next meeting 10th September. For details ring 01403 258179.
Walk: Meet 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax. 1½ mile flat walk on hard-surfaced paths around the Park. HDC Health Walk suitable for the elderly and people recovering from illness, operation or accident. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours. Doreen 01403 230293, Emmy 01403 255517 or Wyn 01403 256630.
Lecture: NADFAS, Capitol Theatre, Horsham. The Staffordshire Hoard and the Golden Age Of Old England. Dr Sam Newton. 10.45 promptly. Non-members are welcome. Entry fee of £5.