Sunday, 7 August 2011


Ash Heritage Centre will open for the first time on Thursday, September 22. The opening ceremony will be performed by Councillor Leyland Ridings.
This event is only open to invited guests and supporter members as space is limited.
The Centre will be open on Saturday, September 24 from 10a.m. to 12 noon when all interested parishioners and others with an interest in local history are invited by the Ash Heritage Group to view the new centre.


The Ash Heritage Group Historical Walk - led by Peter Ewart - will be on Thursday, August 25, as part of the Sandwich Festival.
Meet at the village car park opposite the Chequer Inn at 2.30p.m. It's an easy two-hour walk around the interesting and historic buildings of Ash, but be sure to wear adequate footwear!
Cost is £5 per person. Pre-booking is essential, as places are limited. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Sorry no dogs.
Please phone: 01227 720835 or 01304 812121


St Nicholas Church, Ash will be holding an Open Day on Saturday, August 27, as part of the Sandwich Festival Fringe events.
There is plenty of historical interest to view. Come and see the new flooring of the re-ordered Tower crossing. The Tower will be open to visitors from 2p.m to 4p.m
This is also a chance to see the huge historic tithe map of Ash, and learn about some of the historic brasses and monuments linked to the history of the village.
There will be a display from local artists, plus craft demonstrations and other activities. Light lunches, teas and cakes will be served.
Finish with a quiet stroll through the churchyard and admire the view.
Proceeds will go to the Church Mission Society to support our Mission Partners Andy and Susie Hart in Tanzania, as well as church funds.