A new direction for Fancier Dress and Lucy Moore

Last month Fancier Dress celebrated its 12th Halloween as part of Limpsfield High Street. She talks about weathering the changes on the high street and her plans for her businesses going forward.

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Local author, Michael Wilton’s journey to fiction

Michael Wilton is a much loved and well-known face around Limpsfield, having lived in the village since the 1970s and before that, in Gresham Road.  Following a career in communications, he turned to fiction writing in his retirement and has since penned six books, with two more on the way!

He talks to us about his journey to fiction writing, his inspiration and goings-on in Limpsfield… Continue reading Local author, Michael Wilton’s journey to fiction

RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration

Yesterday it was announced that the much-loved local journalist, Kevin Black, died on New Year’s Eve in hospital, after a second bout of the cancer he fought off a few years ago.  We are really shocked and saddened to hear about Kevin’s passing and our thoughts and love go out to his family and friends.  Continue reading RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration

Leo Davis – Photographer and Rooftopologist

Leo Davis moved to Limpsfield from Sydenham four years ago and lives on Pebble Hill. A self-confessed “student of photography”, in that he’s constantly learning and developing, he’s often to be spotted around Limpsfield, camera in hand. A selection of his photography is available at Avalanche Gallery. Read about him here…   Continue reading Leo Davis – Photographer and Rooftopologist

Don’t Miss: One World Group’s Open Gardens tomorrow

This Monday, 28th May, 2-6pm the One World Group, Oxted is hosting open gardens in six beautiful locations around Limpsfield and Oxted. Teas will be available at two of the gardens and you’ll also be able to buy plants and tickets for a raffle.

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Lucy’s Love Lies Accepted for Cannes Short Film Corner!

Linger Longer Films’ debut production, Love Lies (previously featured on our blog, here) has been accepted for the Short Film Corner (Court Métrage) at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival next month.  Continue reading Lucy’s Love Lies Accepted for Cannes Short Film Corner!

Limpsfield Ceramics – a tiling treasure trove in the heart of the village

Lawrence Littleales is the man behind Limpsfield Ceramics, purveyor of all the tiles you could ever need for home or business and located in one of Limpsfield’s best-known buildings, a former wheelright’s and garage, opposite Memorial Stores on Limpsfield High Street.   Continue reading Limpsfield Ceramics – a tiling treasure trove in the heart of the village

Interview with soft furnishing expert, Morag Roulston

Recently we had the pleasure of visiting local soft furnishing expert, Morag Roulston at her beautiful new studio space on Pains Hill (aka Paines Hill). The gorgeous garden studio, that Morag and husband David have been building over the last couple of years, is full of fabulous sample books, swatches and current client projects, including curtains and pelmets, cushions, covers and newly re-upholstered chairs. Continue reading Interview with soft furnishing expert, Morag Roulston

Commemorating the life of a much-loved local music teacher

It is with much sadness that the Wilton family announce the death of Jane Wilton, known to her pupils as Miss Bateman, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, who died on Monday 4 December at her home in Sandy Lane, Limpsfield after a short battle with cancer. She leaves behind her husband Michael and children, Richard, Victoria and Robert.  Continue reading Commemorating the life of a much-loved local music teacher

Lucy Linger Moore launches local film company

Lucy Linger Moore, owner of Limpsfield’s Fancier Dress and the Threadbare Theatre Co., has launched a new film venture, Linger Longer Films, which has just finished shooting its first short film, Love Lies all around the Limpsfield and Oxted area. Continue reading Lucy Linger Moore launches local film company