Family Bonfire & Fireworks 3rd November 2019
The 24th Hurst Family Bonfire & Fireworks evening will be celebrated with a spectacular display of fireworks
from our regular firework maestros, on Sunday 3rd November.
Families are again welcome to share the event to be held in Danny Park, New Way Lane, Hurstpierpoint.
The event is organised by Hurstpierpoint Gymnastics Club with assistance from Oldland Mill Trust and the
Friends of Hassocks Infant School.
The Oldland Mill & the Gym Club, together with local schools in Albourne, Hassocks & Birchwood Grove,
London Meed and Southway in Burgess Hill will all benefit from your support.
The Hassocks will be running their ever popular BBQ, so come and enjoy the evening.
In the event of bad weather check this site for the up-to-date news on parking or postponement.
Take a 'Guy' to the Best Guy Competition before ten to six and one child will be given free admission.
For safety reasons - No private fireworks or sparklers etc. Free parking on site (ground conditions permitting).
Please allow extra time if you intend on parking in Danny.
5.30 pm Gates open
6.00 pm Best Guy Competition Judging
Approx 6.30 pm Fireworks Display
Approx 6.50 pm Bonfire lit with all the Guys and the Best Guy on top
Advance tickets prices are by far the best value - still unchanged at 2003 prices.
Children Under 3 or with a Guy are free (one Guy gives admittance to one child)
Children or adults £5 on the gate or only £3 in advance
Families including up to two adults and three children £15, but only £9 in advance.
Advance tickets are already available in Hurstpierpoint from Pierpoint Pets or Mishon Mackay and in Hassocks
from Marchants or QD Stationery.
Our grateful thanks go to all those who help. The event raised valuable funds for Oldland Mill,
five schools and the Club.
Autumn Term 2019
We have a few vacancies in after-school classes on Tuesdays (boys) and Wednesdays (girls).
Our waiting lists have all but disappeared.
With so many of last term's Pre-school starting school, we have vacancies for pre-school boys at 1pm and
pre-school girls at 1.30 or 2pm on Friday afternoons.
Please contact us to find out the situation.
Anyone wishing to join any classes are recommended to forward their names, date of birth,
address & phone number to the Club.
(A form is available on the menu.)
Our email is
(Available on our Links page.)
If you have any urgent queries, please phone 01273 - 832366 and we will try to answer you.
Parents of new gymnasts are reminded that we meet in Hurstpierpoint Village Centre,
Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9UY.
There is a free car park opposite, but on the right hand side you need to show one of the MSDC time clocks
up to 6pm.
Gymnasts are reminded that they should not be wearing any jewellery, bracelets, friendship bands or ear-rings.
(If ears were pierced in the summer holiday then you will need to tape over your studs for the first six weeks.)
All work is done barefoot without shoes, socks, tights or leggings.
Hurstpierpoint Christmas Fair 2019
This year's Christmas Fair will be Friday 29th November (6.30 - 9pm) and
Saturday 30th November (9.30 - 1pm).
The warm atmosphere of the Village Centre is certainly welcoming compared with the weather outside.
Stalls are already available for this year's event with stalls already booked for new books, stationery, jewellery,
toys, pottery, cards and gifts of carvings made in Bethlehem.
The Fair raises valuable funds for the Club.
36th Championships 2019
Our 36th Championships were contested by nearly 100 gymnasts.
The competitions included floor solos, vault and Sports Acrobatic pairs.
Congratulations go to all of the gymnasts for their excellent performances and in particular to
our new Junior Overall Champion Isabel Faulkner and to Jasmine Cross, retaining the
Overall Senior title.
Entry was free and was open to all Years 3s and above.
Police Grant for Leotards
Sussex Police have given us a grant towards the cost of leotards, meaning that again
we can offer these at just £20. We currently have all sizes in stock.
Second-hand leotards are available as and when they come in.
Please let us know if you have any spare
1,000th Award 7
The Club coaches with the British Gymnastics Awards. This term our 1,000th Award 7 was presented to
Emily Darbyshire. Well done to the 999 gymnasts who have already received Award 7 from us.
20th Arts Festival Competition - March 2019
Our 20th Annual Arts Competition took place on the 30th March. Over a hundred gymnasts took part in the
competitions featuring Ball Solos, Rope Pairs, Beam Pairs and the ever popular Sports Acrobatic Sixes.
Congratulations are due to all the gymnasts who put on an excellent display of our work with them.
Particular congratulations go to Isabel Faulkner who won the Overall Junior Championship and to Emily Holmes
who won the Overall Senior title.
Balls, Hoops, Ribbons & Ropes
All of these items are available now from the Club.
Made to international competition standards the costs are :-
Balls £11, Hoops £9, Ribbons £7 & Ropes £4.
Tee-shirts and Leotards
Our grant funding is enabling us to provide subsidised Tee-shirts
for all gymnasts - only £2 each, while stocks last!
All sizes of new leotards are currently available through the club.
With our financial support we are now able to reduce the cost of both
Girls leotards and Boys leotards to £20.