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Competition winner 2018

Rusthall Common in July 2018
by Julian Britten

Overall Winner of A Picture Tells All the 2018 RVA photographic competition. Click on the picture for judge's comments and other entries.

Gardening Club
New club in Rusthall, all are welcome. The “bee and insect” talks have will be on Thursday 20th September in the Library @ 2.30. For details please contact the Library on 01892 521667.

Coffee and Cake morning Saturday 22nd September from 10-12 in URC Hall, manor road. Come along and have a chat with friends while eating cake. A few local stalls to browse. Money raised going to the Beacon Academy Gambia project.

Rusthall fete 2018 Rusthall Community Cinema's next showing on Saturday 22nd September Slumdog Millionaire (2008; Cert. 15; Drama, Romance)
Director:Danny Boyle
Cast Includes:Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Irrfan Khan, Anil Kapoor
Synopsis: This Mumbai-set, rags-to-possible riches tale, co-directed by Danny Boyle and Loveleen Tandan, was the winner of eight Oscars at the 2009 Academy Awards, including Best Film and Best Director. Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is an 18-year-old street kid from the slums of Mumbai. So what is he doing appearing on the Indian version of 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'?
At Sunnyside Hall, Rusthall Road, TN4 8RA
Doors open 7.00pm programme starts 7.30pm
Tickets: £5 on the door or £40 annual pass
Come in costume or just as you are

St. Paul's Church, Rusthall, Services for Sunday 8.00 am Holy Communion 10.00 am Matins, 6.30 pm Parish Eucharist (BCP).
Church Centre 10.00 am Family Service with Baptism

Rusthall Local History Group next meeting Monday September 24 at 7 pm in the URC. The published talk about Rochester Bridge has had to be cancelled, due to the speaker's illness. So the talk will be "Pluckley - most haunted village in England", by Dennis Chambers. Visitors are welcome, on payment of £2.

Blues Night at the Toad Rock Retreat
Live Music at the Toad Rock Retreat
Tuesday 25th September 7 - 9 pm: Robin Bibi Band
Robin has been wowing audiences for a good while and is a bit of a legend, with the band this will be a fantastic electric blues/rock gig - great for dancing!
Italian Pizza van on hand so you can eat while you listen.

Macmillan Coffee Morning Thursday 27 September 10.30am at Rusthall Library.

Speldhurst Bowls Club is holding its AGM Saturday 6 October at 2.30pm at the Clubhouse, which is adjacent to the Recreation ground, St Mary’s Lane, Speldhurst. Rusthall residents interested in joining our friendly bowls club are welcome. For enquiries please contact the Secretary on 01892 512474

Friends Of Rusthall School (FORS) AGM – 10 October 8pm – 9.30pm
Infants Main Hall, Rusthall St Paul’s Primary School, High Street, Rusthall. All welcome to this meeting, come and share a drink with nibbles and find out more about the activities of Rusthall St Paul’s Primary School’s PTA financial, personnel and future activities

Rusthall Bonfire this year will be Saturday 27 October and if anyone can spare the time to volunteer during the day or evening, including help with marshalling on the procession or on a road closure point please do let me know as soon as possible, Lisa Lindfield 07738 662687

Wheelie Bin Cleaning Service starting in Rusthall. Monthly cleaning and disinfecting for £3.00. For details ring 01892 739938 or 07872 426220

The Zone youth group for 9-11 ages opens again on Tuesday 18th September. Meeting at the Zone, Rusthall Library, 6.30-8.00pm for youth from Rusthall and those that attend school in Rusthall. Further information contact Mike or Chris Bassett on 01892 543544

Friendly non league club looking for new players of all abilities. Meets Friday's 8pm -10pm at Holmewood House School Langton Green. Four courts available, pay and play, no membership fee. Come along or for more information call 01892 530716.

At the Rusthall Social Club in St Paul's Road
from 7.30 - 9.30pm

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