Centenary Baton Watch! … East Sussex and West Sussex

The baton has been in East Sussex and West Sussex over Christmas.

Baton handover from Kent, East Kent Federation to East Suffolk Federation
Baton handover from Kent, East Kent Federation to East Suffolk Federation

Kathryn Hutson, East Sussex County Chairman, accompanied by three members from the Board of Trustees, travelled on a bright but chilly day to New Romney. After a short trip on the steam driven Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway from New Romney to Dungeness and back, the Centenary Baton was handed over to Kathryn by Marion Rose, County Chairman of Kent, East Kent Federation.

Members of the East Sussex Federation pose with the baton,
Members of the East Sussex Federation pose with the baton,

On 6 January, the baton was passed to West Sussex at Balcombe Victory Hall.

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Other West Sussex events included a craft-themed evening and a party held by Renaissance WI.

The ladies of Renaissance WI.
The ladies of Renaissance WI

To top it off, a member of Worthing WI created this incredible Centenary Baton cake. The cake was raffled with the proceeds going to the establishment of a Denman bursary for local members.

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