St Mary’s Church in Orlestone, Hamstreet is holding a flower festival on the weekend of July 23-24. It will be to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of children’s author Beatrix Potter. There will also be a sale of books, bric-a-brac, toys and plants and a raffle. Morning coffee, ploughman’s lunches and afternoon tea will be available at Hamstreet Village Hall. Call 01233 732833.
Little Chart’s summer flower show is on Saturday July 9 in the village hall. Bring entries to the venue from 10am to 11.15am. The show will be open to the public from 3pm, with the prizegiving at 4pm. Teas will be available and there will be an auction and a raffle. Call 01233 840395.