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Event Calendar.
CALLING ALL EVENT ORGANISERS - Send the details of your event to news@haven-news.com and we will add it here FREE OF CHARGE. 


FEBRUARY

TODAY and Daily to Sunday 14th 
Paradise Park Valentine Love Week and Competition.
 Just enter the free photo competition in store for a chance to win a Valentine gift.

Saturday 13th
Presentable Pooches Open Day.
High Street, Newhaven. Educational talks on dog behaviour, competitions, photo shoots and food! Free Entry.  2.00pm - 6.00pm. Call 01273 512144 for details.

Music at The Ark. Bucklers Reel at The Ark, West Quay, Newhaven. 9.00pm. Folk Rock and more.

Tuesday 16th
Elderberries Club - A meeting point for those over 55.
Infamy, Infamy, they’ve all got it infamy - One month ahead of the “Ides of March” Graham Keane will bring along some archaeological finds and tell us “What the Romans did for us” in the Sussex area. For further info CLICK HERE

Saturday 20th
RNLI Newhaven Quiz Night with Fish and Chips Supper.
 From 7pm at the Lifeboat House, Riverside, West Quay. Quiz Mistress Lyn Davies will be ready with the questions (and, hopefully, the answers!) and always ensures good order. This increasingly popular evening requires teams of four and, at only £8.50 per person, to include a delicious fish and chips supper, booking is essential. You are invited to bring your own bottle, although light refreshments will be available for a donation and there will be a raffle. Enquiries and bookings contact Lyn: 01273 517488 or email: rnlinewhaven.society@hotmail.co.uk Support your local lifeboat - Respect the water. 

Sunday 21st

Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 


MARCH
Tuesday 1st
Elderberries Club - A meeting point for those over 55.
Gadgets & Gizmos - A visit from the “Welbeing” team who provide the “lifeline” alarm system many of us use. Hilary Dogan will bring an array of high-tech gadgets that can help you stay safe and independent in your own home. Like having a benevolent “big brother” watching over you.  For further info CLICK HERE

Wednesday 2nd
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk.
 11.00am. Climb every Mountain… Don’t get that habit out because we’re scaling the walls first! Looking at climbers and wall shrubs for vertical areas, as well as topical plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th
Paradise Park Orchid Week.
 An outstanding and varied display of orchids from around the globe.

Tuesday 15th
Elderberries Club - A meeting point for those over 55.
Gentlemen Beware! - Possibly the most feared date in a gentleman’s diary is the 29th February in a Leap Year. It traditionally gives ladies the chance to “pop the question” to an eligible bachelor. Jean Melling gives an illustrated talk on her collection of Leap Year Cards. Fascinating – if somewhat scary to us chaps! For further info CLICK HERE

Sunday 20th
Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 

Tuesday 29th
Elderberries Club - A meeting point for those over 55
. And bend… - By popular request Rosie will be back with a repeat of her gentle chair-based exercise routine. Great for working off all those chocolates from Easter. For further info CLICK HERE


APRIL 
Wednesday 6th
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk.
 11.00am. Alpines-R-Us! Yes they are! Screed and gravel plants and their habitat, plus topical plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Saturday 9th
Paradise Park Sign up Saturday - Newhaven in Bloom. 
A chance to sign up for the annual competition, have fun, enjoy a rewards card and a chance for prizes later in the year.

Sunday 17th

Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 


MAY
Wednesday 4th

Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk. 
11.00am. A Potage of Vegetables. Vegetables you can grow for the table - with a few mouth watering recipes, plus a look at topical plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Sunday 15th
Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd 
Paradise Park Weed weekend. 
Advice from resident Plant Doctor, Mr. David Fitton, M.B.E. with an identification display and available remedies to tackle every problem. Lunch break - 1.00pm to 2.00pm.


JUNE
Wednesday 1st
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk. 11.00am.
The Perfect Rose. A look back and up to the present  for the perfect romantic rose. Care advice to keep them in tip- top condition, plus a look at topical plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Sunday 5th
Driftwood Garden Bishopstone. P
art of the 5th Mayor’s Open Garden Trail sponsored by Pomegranate. A trail of gardens open across Seaford & Bishopstone raising money for the Mayors’ charity. All the gardens open from 11am to 5pm with refreshments in several gardens. £6 to see all 9 venues. www.mayorsopengarden.co.uk and www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk

Thursday 9th
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone. Opening for the National Gardens Scheme. 11am to 5pm. £4 for entry, tea, coffee, cakes & light lunch served on vintage china in the garden. www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk  Garden decorations and plants for sale.

Sunday 19th

Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 

Tuesday 28th
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone.
Opening for the National Gardens Scheme. 11am to 5pm. £4 for entry, tea, coffee, cakes & light lunch served on vintage china in the garden. www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk  Garden decorations and plants for sale.


JULY
Wednesday 6th
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk. 
11.00am. Colour & Form in the Garden. All the Trends in colour and form from this year’s flower shows for your garden, plus a look at topical plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone.
One of 20 plus gardens open for Macmillan Garden Trail, 11am to 5pm. Entry £2 per garden or £7 day ticket. Raising money for Macmillan Horizon Centre in Brighton. Tea, cakes & light lunch. www.macmillangardentrail.co.uk and www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk

Sunday 17th 
Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up.
10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 

Tuesday 19th
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone.
Opening for the National Gardens Scheme. 11am to 5pm. £4 for entry, tea, coffee, cakes & light lunch served on vintage china in the garden. www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk  Garden decorations and plants for sale.

Saturday 23rd
Driftwood Garen - Bishopstone.
Opening for Family Support Work, a Sussex based charity supporting families across the county from 11am to 5pm, entry £3, tea, coffee and cakes. www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th
Paradise Park Plant Pest Weekend. 
Advice from resident Plant Doctor, Mr. David Fitton, M.B.E. with an identification display and alternatives in control. Lunch break - 1.00pm to 2.00pm.

Sunday 31st
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone. Opening
for the National Gardens Scheme. 11am to 5pm. £4 for entry, tea, coffee, cakes & light lunch served on vintage china in the garden. www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk  Garden decorations and plants for sale.


AUGUST
Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone.
Artwave, Lewes District Council art festival. 14 artists work displayed in stunning garden setting. Open 11am to 5pm. Proceeds from refreshment and raffle of artist donated work to Macmillan Cancer Support. Free entry but donations sought for Macmillan. www.driftwoodartwave.co.uk

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th - Closed Bank Holiday Monday 29th
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone.
Artwave, Lewes District Council art festival. 14 artists work displayed in stunning garden setting. Open 11am to 5pm. Proceeds from refreshment and raffle of artist donated work to Macmillan Cancer Support. Free entry but donations sought for Macmillan. www.driftwoodartwave.co.uk

Sunday 21st
Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 


SEPTEMBER

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th
Driftwood Garden - Bishopstone.
Artwave, Lewes District Council art festival. 14 artists work displayed in stunning garden setting. Open 11am to 5pm. Proceeds from refreshment and raffle of artist donated work to Macmillan Cancer Support. Free entry but donations sought for Macmillan. www.driftwoodartwave.co.uk

Wednesday 7th
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk. 
11.00am. The Autumn Garden. Plants that will give interest and colour throughout the Autumn, plus a topical look at plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th 
Paradise Park Better Lawn Weekend. 
Plagued with invasive weeds and inferior results? Advice from resident Plant Doctor, Mr. David Fitton, M.B.E. on available products and techniques to bring joy to your lawn. Lunch break - 1.00pm to 2.00pm.

Sunday 18th

Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 

Saturday 24th September to Wednesday 2nd October
Paradise Park Conifer Week. 
Displays of these valuable plants to give structure and colour throughout the year.


OCTOBER
Wednesday 5th
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk. 
11.00am. Bulbs of Spring Promise. Bulb planting for yourself or for presents and their varieties, plus a look at our topical plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Sunday 16th
Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 


NOVEMBER
Wednesday 2nd
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk. 11.00am. Winter Prunes. The best cuts for your plants to keep them in order. Plus a look at topical plants. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Sunday 20th
Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 


DECEMBER
Wednesday 7th
Paradise Park Monthly Timely Talk. 
11.00am. Jingle Plants. It's time for gifts and unusual presents of a gardening nature. Talk in the Coffee Shop lasts approximately  fifty minutes. Free entry. Free tea or coffee in the interval. Special Plant Offer.

Sunday 18th

Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Clean-Up. 10am. Just turn up or for more details visit friendsoftidemills.webs.com or contact Jim Skinner at brian.skinner2@btinternet.com 


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