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Treasure chestFrom Friday 15 September our Monthly Treasure Chest Draw will become weekly

The chest will start with 13 keys and each week the entire takings from ticket sales will go toward the chest. Counting down the keys and counting up the value! If you're not lucky enough to pick the right key the value of the chest roles over to the next week, minus the £20 you'll now get for drawing an incorrect key.

Still recovering? If you were involved in last weekend's Summer Festival, we are not surprised! What a great series of events. Our grateful thanks to HoVEC and all who helped in so many ways – it was marvellous! So much planning, organising, setting up, participation, changing the marquee for different events and clearing up.!! On Monday, if you looked at our Village Green, you would have thought it never happened - all was normal tranquillity - but it did! Our huge thanks also to our own Club Committee and the volunteers who worked their socks off in running the bars during the weekend. Ordering, stocking up, serving, fetching and carrying, banking the money etc., etc. All did a great service – WELL DONE and THANKS. Have look at some great photos that Granville took of the Saturday afternoon and Sunday. You can find them at:

www.flickr.com/gp/granvilled/Ku73dy

With all that has been going on over our wonderful SUMMER FESTIVAL WEEKEND, we forgot that this Thursday is the 3rd of the month and it is FILM NIGHT !!

So we will be showing the 1940's 'classic' REBECCA' starring Lawrence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. Note - this film, like all of this year’s programme, was chosen by a survey of our regular film-going members, so it must be good ! David Hawkins will be guest projectionist on this occasion, as Phil will (briefly, we hope) be in St Thomas’s.
Bar opens at 7 pm with the film starting at 7.30 pm. Sit back in comfort with drink and your pork scratchings and enjoy ! Minimum donation of £1 suggested, making it the best value for an evening out EVER! See you there.

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P.S. - don't forget the Book Launch on Sunday. Noon to 1.30 pm and Richard will give a short intro to 'Harry's Boys' around 12.30.

This weekend is all about the HORSMONDEN SUMMER FESTIVAL. If you are not aware now of all that is happening, you must have been asleep! One thing is certain – it is going to be a great weekend much of which will cost you nothing and it will give you the chance to join with the rest of our community simply having fun!

A couple of URGENT pleas from HoVEC – who organise our Village Summer Festival which is THIS weekend.

CAKES and CARS! Strange mixture! - but first let's set the scene. On Sunday afternoon there will be a huge VILLAGE TEA PARTY for all! IT IS FREE!!!! and dedicated to the memory of Jo Cox and the Democracy in which we live. Tables will be set out on the Green (in the marquee if wet), there will be entertainment for children and adults, a band, Classic cars and simply a big gathering of the families and friends of our Village.