Pretty vintage China, wonderful linens and painted furniture!


‘The lovely Ann has some very pretty vintage China, painted furniture and linens that she is bringing along to the Lucky Dip Winter Fair on Saturday 2nd December – come and see and bring your friends.

Lucky Dip’s Winter Warmer

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Lucky Dip’s Winter Warmer

lucky dip fair 2nd december 2017Come and warm your cockles at our sparkly Winter Market. We’re up the hill this time in St Richard’s Hall. Keep it lovely and local and have some delicious hot grub, mince-pies, cake, chestnuts, mulled cider and buy beautiful handmade prezzies. There’ll be kids’ activities, storytelling, live music, carolling round the tree in the lantern-lit garden.

Lucky Dip’s Winter Warmer

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Hollingdean Development Trust (HDT) AGM

Hollingdean Development Trust (HDT) is holding its AGM on 6 December 6:30pm

HDT LogoAs well as being responsible for the management of the community centre, HDT manages and distributes small grants to local groups.  In partnership with the local community development worker they support residents to come up with and manage projects to improve the area.

Come along and find out more about the work of HDT and perhaps how you could get involved.  All welcome, light refreshments will be served. For further information, call 01273 236160

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New Backfit Pilates courses

Are you new to exercise, recuperating from an injury, or suffering from a weak/painful back or have joint/muscular problems? Then my Physical Therapeutic BackFIT PILATES is your way forward.  My small, multi level, multi faceted friendly class will give you the confidence to exercise and progress safely.   I am a highly qualified Clinical Physical Therapist, Acupuncturist, Sports Injury Therapist and I am here to help. If you would like to know more see the Back Fit Pilates page.

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“Get Ready for Summer!” information fair

Hollingbean Café are hosting a “Get Ready for Summer!” information fair. As well as enjoying a delicious “pay-as-you-feel” lunch, you can also get information about:

  • money and debt advice from East Sussex Credit Union
  • staying healthy in the sun (FREE sun cream and advice from Albion in the Community)
  • how to eat well and affordably over the summer (Brighton & Hove Food Partnership)
  • staying active – sports and leisure events (the council’s Active for Life team)
  • making friends and volunteer in the local community with the Neighbourhood Care Scheme


  • take on the Summer Reading Challenge with the city’s Library service
  • meet the Hollingdean Tenants & Residents Group

…. and MORE to be announced!

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Drawing & Painting class

art class image9 week course
Mondays starting 8 May 2017 9:30-11:30am

Suitable for all levels of experience and skill, this friendly and relaxing art class will encourage you to develop your own ideas around various themes and to use a range of mediums and techniques. You will also look at the work of other artists for insight and inspiration.

Call Debbie on 01273 546602 to enrol or for more information
Varndean College Adult & Community Learning

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Residents’ meeting

We Need YouCome along and help us make Hollingdean a better place!  The following main Estate Development Budget bids have been submitted for the area:

  • Planting beds outside flats on Horton and Stephens Road
  • Picnic benches outside flats on Horton, Stephens Road and Merevale
  • A new handrail for Merevale

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 17 January 2017 at 6pm in the  Community Centre.  All future meetings will be held on the third Thursday of the month, at 6pm.

Please get in touch if you would like to attend – your association needs your support.

For more information please contact Resident Involvement Officer Keely McDonald on 01273 293870 or

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