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Celebrating East Court’s Sestercentennial

16 August 2019

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East Grinstead youngsters helped celebrate the 250th Anniversary of East Court on Tuesday 6th August by enjoying an afternoon of fun in the sun.

Activities including a bungee run, total wipe out, mini tennis, soft play and shoot for goal were arranged by the Town Council and were free for the children to take part, there was also artists corner where the children could draw and a rainbow bubble party were children heard stories and had a chance to play some unusual musical instruments.

Families were invited to bring a picnic and have an afternoon on the Council as they celebrated East Courts birthday.

Chairman of the Amenities and Tourism Committee Cllr Christine Mainstone said “this was a lovely way to celebrate the anniversary, children playing in the sun and families just having a wonderful time. We are so lucky to have the estate as the home of the Town Council and the Mid Sussex SANG as it means that everyone is able to enjoy it, from the formal gardens and war memorial to the football pitches and woodland walks”

There is an exhibition telling the history of East Court, on display most weekdays at the Mansion between 9 am – 4 pm. This will remain until the end of the year.

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