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Celebrating 100 years of Mr Spike Milligan

At "The Bell Inn"  Ticehurst, East Sussex,
Sunday 15th April 2018

Special Guest Appearances by;

The world-famous & lovely all-round fellow,
    Jeffrey Holland, comedy star who played 'Spike' in TVs Hi-De-Hi.
Comedy actor Richard Usher, fresh from a UK Tour of The Goon Show
and
Pete Hewitt, the current
British Chromatic Harmonica
Champion

Our Grand Celebration of Spike's 100th is set for Sunday 15th April.

It will take place at The Bell Inn pictured above from about 11am with a walk around the village, where Spike once lived .

This is a completely free event sponsored by the owner of The Bell Inn, Mr Richard Upton, along with
his cohort, Mr Kit Smith, (Major, Royal Artillery Ret'd.) raising money for local Charities.


Plans are afoot for poetry readings, long-lost film shows, general mayhem, food and The Grand Finale, a special rendition of "Queen Anne's Rain" by those Sons of Fun--The Sussex Mob--well known for their cardboard & string portable gas cooker on Bournemouth beach for batter-pudding hurling, their phantom head-shaving at Brighton and more recently the 60th Anniversary Goon Show at Grafton's a couple of years ago with our Special Guests joining-in the fun.


There are trains from Charing Cross to Hastings which stop at Stonegate Station,
just a short walk from Ticehurst.

For more information contact our web fiend and grand master of the rolls Les Drew on the GSPS email address.

! STOP PRESS !

Spike's fully restored little yellow Mini will be appearing along with her current owner,
John Littman, the chap who bought her from
Jane Milligan, Spike's daughter.

Immortalised forever by Corgi, she was affectionately known by all as 'Min'
(after of course, a certain wavery-voiced consort of one Henry Crun)

This was us two years ago at our first ever performance in The Bell.
L-R = Kit Smith,  Les Drew, Phil Ladd, and John Repsch.

Happy 100th Birthday Spike