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Fabulously Vintage Fair at The Hub in Bodiam Saturday 21st September, 10am – 4pm Now in its seventh year, the Fabulously Vintage Fair returns to The Hub in Bodiam for a truly vintage day out for all the Sat 21 family. With a variety of retro stalls from the finest vintage Sep traders spanning the 1920s – 1990s, including vintage clothing, homewares and kitchen memorabilia, vintage tea room, village fete games, food stalls, workshops, live acts and more – it’s not to be missed! In aid of St Micheal’s Hospice. So what are you waiting for? Dig out your vintage glad rags and join us! Only £2 entry, children under 16 go free

Dahlia Days at Pashley Manor Gardens

Lifelong Learners Week at The Observatory Science Centre

Wednesday 4th September to Saturday 14th September, 10am to 5pm As summer turns to autumn the gardens at Pashley are ablaze with colour, provided by thousands of dazzling dahlias. Over 60 varieties of this diverse perennial are planted throughout the garden, complemented by the second flowering of roses, late flowering perennials and other annuals. During ‘Dahlia Days’ Bloms Bulbs will be at Pashley with a display of cut dahlias, giving advice and taking orders and Pashley’s gardeners will be giving dahlia themed walks. The café, with terrace, serves delicious cakes, scones and light lunches; the shop has gorgeous gifts and plants, and there are exhibitions of garden sculpture and floral art. www.pashleymanorgardens.com

Monday 9th to Friday 13th September Now in its third year, the Lifelong Learners Week is aimed at a more senior audience on the basis that there’s no upper age limit

Wed 4 to Sat 14 Sep

to learning something new. These drop-in ‘taster’ sessions offer a different topic each day without requiring participants to make an on-going commitment. The morning session will commence at 11am and the afternoon session at 2pm, each lasting approximately one hour. The programme for this year includes history, astronomy, art and even stereoscopy from the Victorian era! These sessions are included with your general admission and no pre-booking is required Please see website for full details: www.the-observatory.org

Hops and Harvest at Scotney Castle Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September, 10am-4pm Celebrate the hops and harvest at Scotney Castle this September. There’s a weekend of guided walks to Little Scotney Farm then local stalls, a hog roast and ale tasting inside the Walled Garden for you to enjoy. As the home to the National Trust’s only working hop farm, Little Scotney Farm is a gem in the hop picking heritage of the garden of England. Hop tours will also take place daily until the 29th September, including a taste of the ale brewed from the hops grown here. More information on the website nationaltrust.org.uk/scotney-castle

Mon 9 to Fri 13 Sep

Sat 7 & 8 Sep

The Good Life Event in Eastbourne Thursday 26th September, 10.30am – 3.30pm Thur 26 Come along to this annual Good Life Event presented by Sep Eastbourne Seniors Forum. Browse the numerous stalls and chat to providers about health, clubs, legal, fitness, hobbies, leisure and learning. A wide range of lifestyle information for the over 50s. Refreshments available and free entry. Welcome Building, Devonshire Quarter, Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4BP (next to the Winter Garden/Congress Theatre) www.goodlife.esf-online.org 01323 472167

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