Community Board


We are delighted to annonce the appointment of the Rev'd Dr. Owen Edwards as the new Rector for Brede, Udimore, Beckley and Peasmarsh.
He was inducted as the Rector of the four Parishes at St. George's by the Bishop of Lewis on Tuesday 25th May.


Our warmest welcome to him, Anna and Henry and wish them a long and happy stay amongst us.



Pray for the recently departed   Also pray for their relatives at this time of sadness.


Stuart Stapely

Beryl Crouch

David Simmonds



Pray for those who are ill



Give thanks to those who have recovered





Brede Flower Festival


Plans are being made for a Flower Festival, which will be held on a reduced scale over the August Bank holiday - Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th and Monday 30th August.

The theme this year is




For any information contact Sue at



Other events being planned as part of the Flower Festival are:


Saturday 26th June         Book Fair, Cake and Bottle stalls


                                        10 am to 5 pm

                                        In the grounds of St. George's Church


Saturday 4th July            Granny's Attic and Grandad's shed

                                       10 am to 5 pm

                                        Scout Hut, Stubb Lane


Parking in the field next to the Scout Hut

This event is being held together with the Stubb Lane Open Gardens



Friends of St. Mary's Church

The Friends are inviting anyone who is not a member to consider joining them.  They have just issued a new pamphlet with all the details.  If you are interested please contact Liz Dean at





St. Mary's Church, Udimore


St. Mary's now has it's own web site which can be accessed at



Open Air Market


Instead of the normal Friday Farmers Market there is a 'By Locals, for the Locals' event being held in the Car Park outside the Brede Village Hall between 10 am and 12 noon every Friday morning.


Stalls selling fresh meat, game, some smoked produce, cheese, eggs, bread, fruit and veg, hand-made cakes, quiches and ready meals as well as apple juice are safely set out to comply with social distancing rules.


Do come and support this local event, whatwever the weather, and particularly given all that is going on at the moment.


For more information contact Gill Potterton of Glorious Food on 07590 621015 or email her on:



Rye Mutual Aid


Rye Mutual Aid has been set up to support anyone who needs help. Are you unable or concerned about leaving your home because of Covid 19/Coronavirus?  Do you need someone to run errands - do your shopping, post mail or pick up a presciption, etc.  Or would you like to talk to someone if you are feeling isolated?  Rye Mutual Aid can help.


The Dispatcher Volunteers are:

Broad Oak Brede - Donna on 07809 345416 and Bruni on 07941 357101

Udimore - Genevieve on 07891 124082; Gary on 07803 687170; Darren on 07949 724803; Sue on 0771 261325 or Jenny on 07748 843413. 


Do give them a call as they will be happy to assit in any way they can.  For more information visit or email