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No 5th June Event in 2021


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Lindfield Village Day – no 5th June event in 2021

Lindfield Village Day is the largest fundraising event (along with Lindfield Village Run) for Lindfield’s King Edward Hall – which is operated as a registered charity.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic Lindfield Village Day didn’t happen at all in 2020, and it should have been taking place this year on Saturday 5th June. However, co-chairs David Tingley and Katherine Alcock have announced that there will not be an event on that day.

With Covid restrictions not quite lifted yet, and a strong desire on the team to do the right thing, we felt we couldn’t host an event in June,” David explained. “Although we all want to get back to doing something ‘normal’, we knew that anything organised at this time won’t be anything like normal.

However, all may not be lost completely – for Lindfieldians to get their Village Day fix in 2021! The team are looking into the possibility of running an event which feels ‘a bit like Village Day’ in the first half of September.

We’d love to be able to bring together our wonderful community, and help support traders, businesses and charities,” David continued. “With no Lindfield Arts Festival expected this year (normally held in September), there is a potential opportunity at that end of the year, when we hope things will be easier.

Potential ideas for later in the year include a smaller number of trading stalls, over a larger area to enable social-distancing – if it is still in place at that time.

More information about the plans for any Lindfield Village Day event will be posted on here, in Lindfield Life magazine and also check out our Facebook page too.

For specific enquiries, email the team at: villageday@kingedwardhall.org.uk.

 

TESTIMONIALS

We have thousands of local (and not so local) people come and visit our Village Day which makes it so special. Here's some of the recent messages we have received.
  • Thanks very much for having me at the weekend. Couldn't believe how big it was (glad I wasn't the one organising ) lol!! Please invite me back next year, so lovely to get out and trade in a different area. Picked up some lovely customers, so hopefully be a great contact in the future.
  • I wanted to write and send my thanks to the team for organising such a brilliant event on Saturday. It was great to see such a strong turnout from the community. I know just how much effort and hard work goes on behind the scenes in organising events such as village day, so a huge thank you for all that you did to make it happen.
  • Just to say how much my team enjoyed the event last Saturday. The organisation was excellent, the friendliness of the public was great and the help given by the group from All Saints church was fantastic and quite made our day. We were lucky to be pitched next to them. We hope to return just making sure that the dogs on duty do not mind loud bangs!
  • Just wanted to say a massive thank you and well done for today - we had a fab village day and realise how much work it must have take for you to run such a huge event - so thank you. We had a very successful day for the PTA and school so yay!
  • Another fantastic Lindfield Fun Day! Really good, its gets better & better every year! Well done to you & your amazing team!
  • Just to say thank you to you and all the village day team for all your hard work. You did another fantastic job. The weather was perfect as well! Looking forward to 2020!!

LOOK BACK TO WHAT WENT ON AT VILLAGE DAY 2019

Take a look at the pull-out guide, featured in Lindfield Life, for information and everything you need to know about the annual village event. Bring your friends and family and enjoy all the events at Lindfield Village Day 2019.

2019 Village Day Pull-Out Guide

2019 Village Day Stalls

WANT TO HELP ON VILLAGE DAY?

Lindfield Village Day is completely manned by volunteers - thanks to all who made this years event happen. If you would like to join the growing band of helpers we would love to hear from you.

VILLAGE DAY PHOTOS

Photo credit to Clare Ozkan Photography

King Edward Hall

Update 9th March 2021

COVID-19 Guidance

King Edward Hall is looking forward to reopening soon following the Government’s announcement that was made in February 2021 in which a 4 step Road Map to easing lockdown restrictions was provided.

We are delighted that village halls will be permitted to reopen commencing 12 April 2021, however this will only be for those activities that are currently permitted under lockdown plus a small list of additional permitted activities.

The process of unlocking will apply in four steps across England, without reverting to Tiers, with a minimum five weeks between each step. Each step is dependent on all four of the following conditions being met. All dates are “no earlier than" and the Government will confirm a week beforehand.

  • The coronavirus vaccine programme continues to go to plan
  • Evidence shows vaccines are sufficiently reducing the number of people dying or needing hospital treatment
  • Infections rates do not risk a surge in hospital admissions
  • New variants of the virus do not fundamentally change the risk of lifting

King Edward Hall will be pleased to consider taking bookings as follows, subject to Government guidance in place at the time:

Step One: From 8 March and 29 March

Only those activities already permitted under lockdown.

Step Two: From 12 April

  1. All indoor supervised children’s activities including dance classes and musical activities.
  2. Parent and child groups with up to 15 attending plus under-fives eg parents and toddlers.
  3. Funerals with up to 30 people; wakes and weddings with up to 15 guests.

Social contact rules will continue to apply in all settings – meaning social distancing must be maintained, no indoor mixing allowed between different households.

Step Three: From 17 May

  1. Controlled indoor events.
  2. Hospitality settings including cafes, coffee mornings and social clubs.
  3. Film shows, plays and concerts subject to social distancing.
  4. Indoor sports activities including exercise classes.
  5. Up to 30 persons attending weddings, receptions, funerals and wakes, including christenings.

The “rule of 6” continues to apply to indoor events. Social distancing measures will need to be observed, including the Hall’s special COVID conditions of hire.

Step Four: From 21 June

  1. All legal limits on social contact are due to be removed.
  2. Dancing will hopefully be permitted.

We regret that further guidance is currently awaited regarding booking conditions that will apply from this date.

Management Committee
King Edward Hall