What is "Know Your Neighbours"?

"Know Your Neighbours" is a grass-roots community group in Seal, near Sevenoaks in Kent. The group is made up of anyone in the village who wants to get involved - individuals, clubs and societies, businesses, church and schools, parish council,and many others.
We organise local events through the year - fetes, street parties, Christmas events etc. - and we hold social gatherings, just so that people can get to "know their neighbours". There's no "committee" - anyone who turns up for meetings is welcome to help in any way they are able.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE, OR BE ADDED TO THE EMAIL LIST, contact Marion Gilchrist , who coordinates the group, or Anne Le Bas, who maintains this blog.

Monday, 30 April 2018

Roundup of events in Seal 2018


I am sure there will be other events to add to this list as we go along, but here are some dates for your diary.

PLANNED EVENTS FOR SEAL IN 2018 SO FAR.
May:-
Thursday May 3rd 7.30pm – Seal Pavilion – Parish Annual Assembly – Short meeting followed by community awards and time to chat over refreshments.
Sat May 12th – Seal History Group – Guided Tour around the historic Kent village of Charing. £2 for members and £4 for non members. Please contact Mike or Brian with your name, number in party and whether you have transport, or will need a lift.01732 762719.
Sat May 12th 12 noon – 3pm – Seal CofE Primary School, Zambra Way – School May Fair.
Sat May 19th – St Peter and St Paul Church – Folking For the Roof  Dan Clews Concert, and introducing some of Dan’s students  - Proceeds to Seal Church roof.
Sun May 20th – 12.30pm Seal Recreation Ground – Parish Family Picnic – Just bring your own picnic and join the family games on the recreation ground THEN
Follow this with
A Visit to Seal Village Allotments in Childsbridge Lane from 1pm – 4pm, for their plant sale, refreshments, and a Family Fun Trail around the allotments.

June
Friday June 1st – KYN Coach Trip – Family friendly- Choice of destination trip to Hythe or Dymchurch. Email Marion Gilchrist for booking details.
Mon June 4th – 7.15 for 7.30 start – Seal Village Hall – Seal History Group – a talk on Ightham Mote – History and Restoration – by Mrs Pat Mortlock.
Sat June 9th – 10am – Midday –  17 Zambra Way, -Garden Coffee Morning and Bring and Buy, in aid of St Peter and St Paul Church Seal.

July
Sun July 1st 1pm – 4pm Seal Garden Safari for charity – details to follow shortly.
ENJOY TOGETHER WITH
Sun July 1st 4pm – 6pm – Vicarage Garden – Strawberry Tea in aid of St Peter and St Paul Church.
Sat July 21st – Midday to 4pm - Seal Village Allotments – Open Day with Hospice in the Weald. Entrance by donation – Stalls, refreshments, cakes, sweets, crafts, nearly new stalls, veg, plants and honey from Mrs Bee.

August
Thursday Aug 2nd 10am -2pm – Seal Recreation Ground – Family Fun Day – Turn up on the day.
Fri August 17th – Coach Trip to Broadstairs for last day of Broadstairs Folk Week. (Email me for booking) Email Marion for booking details.
September
Mon Sept 3rd – Seal Village Hall 7.15 for 7.30 start – Seal History Group AGM, followed by An Illustrated History of Seal by David Williams.
Sat 8th September – 1pm – Seal Village Allotments BBQ.
Sat 22nd Sept – Sat Oct 6th – Seal Scarecrow Festival.

October
Sat. October 6th – Seal Harvest Supper and Quiz– Seal CEP School Zambra Way.
November
Monday 12th November – 7.15 for 7.30 start – Seal History Group – Talk on  The Overlooked Triumph – Victory 1918.

December
Turning on of village lights and family Christmas party.

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