welcome to our parish
laughton, ripe & chalvington
three churches in the heart of rural East sussex
the hayton-baker village hall, ripe
The village hall in Ripe is a one-minute walk from the church.
It is predominantly used by Ripe Nursery School but at weekends and during school holidays, it can be hired for functions and serves the church perfectly as a location for receptions and wakes after services in the church.
The hall can cater for up to 60 people, seated.
The kitchen is well-equipped and there are plenty of tables and comfortable chairs.
Deanland is a park home retirement estate near the village of Ripe. It has an a pub. The Inn on the Park; a convenience store and a community centre.
The convenience store sells a wide range of useful products and is open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am-2pm and then again between 5.30-7.30pm. It is open between 9am-2pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
ripe village stores & post office
Ripe Village Stores is in the centre of the village and sells a wide range of everyday products as well as fabulous homemade fresh and freezer food; homemade cakes and tray bakes; fresh and local artisan bread; a range of good quality wines, local beers and has a fabulous deli department.
The shop is open from 9am-5pm Monday - Friday and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.
On Thursday evenings the shop hosts a weekly pop-up drinks evening.
The post office is open six days per week from 9am-1pm.
The shop is closed on Sundays.
RIPE & CHALVINGTON COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
RACCA (Ripe and Chalvington Community Association) was formed two years ago and now has over 250 members who are residents in the two villages. With an elected management committee and a great active team of members at the core, RACCA get things done. Our meetings are social events and our focus is on promoting a strong community by working together.
laughton village shop & post office
Laughton Village Shop offers friendly service and sells a wide range of products for the home. It also has a small deli which offers local to Laughton produce, cheese, meats, alcohol, sweets, freshly baked goods and homemade sandwiches.
There is a lovely little café area at the rear of the hops serving teas, coffees and homemade cakes.
The shop and post office are open from 8am-5pm Monday to Friday and 8am-12.30pm on Saturdays.
The shop is closed on Sundays