Programme 2020

This page provides an overview of the events planned during 2020. However many of the events will have to be CANCELLED because of the Coronavirus.

Month   Day   Event   Venue    

 
 
 
 
All Year   All Year   Book Sales   East Grinstead and Lingfield Railway Stations   In conjunction with Southern Region we are pleased to announce that books are available on book shelves at these railway stations for travellers to purchase. Books are £1 each and all funds raised go towards our local charities

 
 
 
 
January 2020   Saturday 25th   Senior Citizens Party     Sackville School, East Grinstead   The Party is once again being held at Sackville School. If you or someone you know would like to be considered for attendance please call 0845 833 9506. See SERVICE page for more details

 
 
 
 
March   Saturday 7th  between 6.30 & 9.30pm      

The Kings Centre, Moat Road, East Grinstead.

 

For those who have not taken part in the past, it is a fundraising event for teams of 6 swimmers who swim in relay for 25 minutes having arranged personal sponsorship.Teams can swim for a charity of choice or club/organisation funds, with 60% of the total raised being allocated to that chosen cause and the remaining 40% donated to the Lions to support local good causes. The Lions club does all the organising, leaving teams to concentrate on securing sponsorship.

The locally owned McDonald's in East Grinstead sponsores the Swimathon.


 
 
 
 
May    Sunday 3rd   May Fair   Cancelled   The event will be opened by the Mayor of East Grinstead at 10am followed by a number of events during the day. The High Street will be closed to traffic and filled with stalls and entertainment for all the family. This event will also include the May Queen Competition. Entrants can apply at the stage area on the day or contact our President (see membership page). The Fair will close at 4pm. Programmes will be on sale before and during the event.

 
 
 
 
June   TBA   East Grinstead Town Event    Cancelled
  East Court Live. Support to Town Events with stall selling Candy Floss, Pop Corn and other refreshments

 
 
 
 
June   TBA   Mud Run    TBA   Mud Monster Run. Fields adjacent to Stuart Wat East Grinstead RH19 4AA. The Lions provide a secure loaction for participants to leave their belongings whilst they take part.

 
 
 
 
July   Sunday 28th  

Donkey Derby

Free Admission

  Cancelled  

Fun and Entertainment for all the family. Stalls, Punch & Judy, Childrens Rides, A Beer Tent, Food and Refreshments, etc.and Donley races.

There will be 7 races starting at 1pm. and Donkey Rides for the children.

A Fun Dog Show (Registration starts at 12noon) and Judging commences at 1.35pm just £2 to enter each class), Punch & Judy, Childrens Rides, A Beer Tent, Refreshments, etc.


 
 
 
 
June   June   Town Events   Cancelled   East Court Live

 
 
 
 
July/August   July and  August   Town Events   Cancelled   East Court Live. Support to Town Events with stall selling Candy Floss, Pop Corn and other refreshments 

 
 
 
 
September   To be advised   East Grinstead   Cancelled   Supoort to the Imberhorne 10k Run

 
 
 
 
October   Saturday Date to be advised   Charter Anniversary Dinner   TBA   Social Event to celebrate our 51st Charter Anniversary

 
 
 
 
October    October   East Grinstead  

TBA

  Primary Schools Cross Country Run

 
 
 
 
October   To be advised   Mud Run   TBA   Mud Monster Run. Fields adjacent to Stuart Wat East Grinstead RH19 4AA. The Lions provide a secure loaction for participants to leave their belongings whilst they take part.

 
 
 
 

November   Sunday   Remembrance Day   TBA   Marshalling and support for the event.

 
 
 
 
November   Saturday 28th    Prostate Testing  

Cancelled

East Court Mansion, College Lane, East Grinstead

 

The event has been cancelled.

However plans have been put in place for the testing day to be held on 27th November 2021 subject to the virus situation

This event will be publicised in the summer of 2021. This will include an invitation to apply for a PSA Test. Contact PCaSO for an appointment at: www.psatesting.org choosing the event 'East Grinstaed' and select the time slot available for Saturday the 28th November between 10am and 4pm. Experts will be on hand to explain the process. Prior to this testing, Prostate awareness information will be distributed in East Grinstead. Local doctors surgerys will also be advised.


 
 
 
 
December   To be advised    Fund Raising Raffle  

TBA

Waitrose

  Fund Raising for the upcoming annual Senior Citizens Party 

 
 
 
 
December   To be advised   Santa's Grotto  

TBA

Town Centre

   

 
 
 
 

Many of the events have been photographed and these pictures are shown on the Gallery Pages

Updated: 3.8.20

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