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.
|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||Cancelled||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|| |
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||Cancelled||Social Event to celebrate our 51st Charter Anniversary|
|October||October||East Grinstead|| |
|Primary Schools Cross Country Run|
|October||To be advised||Mud Run||Cancelled||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||Cancelled||Marshalling and support for the event.|
|November||Saturday 28th||Prostate Testing|| |
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||Dates to be advised||Fund Raising Raffle|| |
|Fund Raising would normally be for the for the annual Senior Citizens Party in 2021 but this has been Cancelled. The funds rasied will be for other worthy causes in the town. The selling of tickets was largely undertaken on line.|
|December||Santa's Grotto|| |
Many of the events have been photographed and these pictures are shown on the Gallery Pages