The Oddfellows Brighton & Sussex District

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Pearlies of St Pancras

Diane Gould, one of our Oddfellow members is a genuine pearly queen. Pearly Kings and Queens originated in 19th century Victorian London and their descendants carry on the work of their ancestors spreading goodwill and cockney spirit and cheer! They support two important children's charities, Great Ormond Street Hospital and a centre that inspires young minds into living within a more sustainable future. Diane will come in her pearly "whistle and flute" and give us a lively talk about their history and work and entertain us with some songs for us to join in with. There is no charge but any donations to the Pearly charities will be welcome. If you would like to lnow more, telephone Joy on 01903 248779.
When
26 Mar 2020 at 7:00pm
until 26 Mar 2020 at 9:00pm
Where
Methodist Church Hall
Bury Drive
Goring by Sea
BN12 4XB

Eastbourne's Grand Hotel

We shall welcome Owen Boydell who tells the story of Eastbourne's Grand Hotel. From royal visits, wartime activities, Palm Court Orchestra to today's gastronomic delights - and he will tell us how to see some of them for free! Feel free to bring a friend. Refreshments are available. Telephone George on 01323 486391 if you would like to know more.
When
18 Feb 2020 at 7:30pm
until 18 Feb 2020 at 9:30pm
Where
St Andrew's Parish Hall (rear of Arlington Arms)
360 Seaside
Eastbourne
BN22 7RY

Sundown Ukulele Band

Tonight we welcome The Sundown Ukulele Band, a group of Uke players who play under the leadership of Peter Clark. We are in for a lively evening as they are a lot of fun. They will provide song sheets for everyone to join in who would like to. This is a charity event raising money for Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice so please feel free to join us and bring some friends along. For more information please telephone Joy on 01903 248779
When
27 Feb 2020 at 7:00pm
until 27 Feb 2020 at 9:00pm
Where
Methodist Church Hall
Bury Drive
Goring by Sea
BN12 4XB

Oddfellows Christmas Lunch at Brighton Marina

All Oddfellows and friends are welcome to come along and join us for our Christmas lunch. The West Quay is beautifully decorated and even has a festive menu alongside our usual favourites. We meet upstairs whenever possible and a good time is had by all! For more information telephone 01903 504492.
When
12 Dec 2019 at 12:00pm
until 12 Dec 2019 at 2:00pm
Where
Wetherspoons West Quay
The Boardwalk
Brighton Marina
BN2 5WA

Pre-Christmas Get Together in Worthing

Do come along and join us for our pre-Christmas get together. This is a chance to take a break from Christmas shopping and preparations and to meet Oddfellow friends before the festivities. Whether it be for coffee and mince pies or for lunch, or both! We look forward to seeing members and friends who would like to join us. For more information please ring Joy on 01903 248779.
When
19 Dec 2019 at 11:00am
until 19 Dec 2019 at 2:00pm
Where
Marine Gardens Restaurant
West Parade
Worthing
BN11 5EF

The Life of Bees

We are pleased to welcome Pauline Ford this evening. She will tell us about the lifecycle of bees, how they are cared for and the reasons that they are so important to us all. Pauline will answer any questions and let us know how we can help our bees to survive. Our "Give and Take" library will also be open and there are new books this month for you to browse. There will be refreshments and our usual raffle. Contact Joy on 01903 248779 to find out more.
When
28 Nov 2019 at 7:00pm
until 28 Nov 2019 at 9:00pm
Where
Goring by Sea Methodist Church Hall
Bury Drive
Goring
BN12 4XB

Beetle Drive

We've been asked for a Beetle Drive so here is a chance to throw a dice and draw a beetle! It's a simple game for all abilities and there will be prizes for the winners. Refreshments will be available so go along and take a friend. Everyone is welcome! Telephone George on 01323 486391 to find out more.
When
19 Nov 2019 at 7:30pm
until 19 Nov 2019 at 9:30pm
Where
St Andrew's Church Hall (rear of the Arlington Arms)
360 Seaside
Eastbourne
BN22 7RY

"For What It's Worth"

This evening Harry Pope will talk to us about his vast experience of the antiques world. He will bring along some items for you to guess their value and will be happy to look at some of your antiques and collectables if you would like to have his opinion. Everyone is welcome to this special evening. Refreshments will be provided and there will be a raffle. Telephone Joy on 01903 248779 for further information.
When
24 Oct 2019 at 7:00pm
until 24 Oct 2019 at 9:00pm
Where
Goring by Sea Methodist Church Hall
Bury Drive
Goring by Sea
BN12 4XB

Toby Carvery in Eastbourne

By popular request, Eastbourne Oddfellows have added an extra "dining out night" to their diary. This month they have chosen to eat at 'the home of the roast', their local Toby Carvery. Everyone is welcome. Telephone George on 01323 486391.
When
15 Oct 2019 at 7:00pm
until 15 Oct 2019 at 9:30pm
Where
The Toby Carvery
Willingdon Drove
Eastbourne
BN23 8AS

Oddfellows Friendship Month

In September the Oddfellows are celebrating 10 years of Friendship Month where we get together with friends and welcome everyone to join us. In addition to our usual monthly events we have organised three get-togethers in Arundel, Lewes and Rustington to enjoy ourselves and chat about what we do and how we support and help our members. If you have ever wondered about the Oddfellows, this is your chance to come along and find out more. Our special events are:

Monday 2nd September. Tea and cake at Mill Road Cafe and Leisure in Arundel from 2.30pm. They also have a putting course so a chance to exercise for those who would like to!

Tuesday 10th September. Afternoon Tea at Robson's of Lewes at 22a High Street from 2.30pm.

Tuesday 17th September. Lunch at the Establo Lounge in Ash Lane, Rustington from 12 noon.

Prices at all venues will be as shown on the menus. Telephone Michael at 01903 504492 if you would like to know more.
When
02 Sep 2019 at 2:30pm
until 17 Sep 2019 at 12:00pm