Why is the Limpsfield area overrun with grasshoppers?

You may (or may not) have noticed that the area around Limpsfield has a recurring motif – the grasshopper.  This chirpy little critter has given its name to The Grasshopper Inn and Grasshopper on the Green in Westerham and to the local youth team of the Limpsfield and Oxted Cricket Club. It also features as the emblem of Titsey Manor (The Titsey Crest),  Botley Hill Farmhouse, The Limpsfield Chart Golf Club and the Limpsfield Decorative Fine Arts Society!   Continue reading Why is the Limpsfield area overrun with grasshoppers?

Don’t miss: Temples, Tombs and Treasures at Limpsfield Arts Society

Tomorrow, Wednesday (22 February), the Limpsfield Decorative & Fine Arts Society will host renowned archeologist Louise Schofield for a fascinating lecture on temples, tombs and treasures. The former British Museum curator who has carried out many excavations in Ethiopia is also a director of the Tigray Trust.

The lectures take place tomorrow, Wednesday 22nd Feb at 2.30PM and 8PM in St Peter’s Hall. Guests welcome.  Continue reading Don’t miss: Temples, Tombs and Treasures at Limpsfield Arts Society