Hadlow Down Book Club Review

The House of Doors (2023),

A story like a bird of the mountains can carry a name beyond  the clouds, beyond even time itself’.

Some years ago the Book Club read The Garden of Evening Mist (2021) by Tan Twan Eng. It was that rare thing – a book that we all loved both for the lyrical language and the narrative that unfolds. So it was with enthusiasm that we chose The House of Doors (2023), long listed for the Booker Prize. Continue reading “Hadlow Down Book Club Review”

Jumble Sale this weekend!

Have you had a spring clean and clear out! We would love your jumble.

Please bring any donations to the Village Hall on Saturday 4th May, between 9.30 am and 10.30 am

The Sale will be between 2 pm and 4 pm, best of all, proceeds will go towards building our New Community Centre.

With thanks, as always, to the community for supporting our events and to all our marvelous volunteers.

See you on Saturday!

A Village Trust Mini Biography – Dollina Margaret Ford (1891- 1912)

Dollina Margaret Ford (1891- 1912)
When the Titanic passenger liner sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April
15, 1912, after hitting an iceberg on the maiden voyage, there were a number
of Sussex people on board.
Dollina Margaret Ford was born to on the 13th of June 1891 in Hadlow Down
to Margaret and Edward Ford. Her father registered her birth on the 29th of
July. She was the couple’s first child and was Baptised at the Parish Church of St. Mark the Evangelist on the 23rd of August 1891. Dollina was named after a maternal aunt. Continue reading “A Village Trust Mini Biography – Dollina Margaret Ford (1891- 1912)”