Early in the morning Rotarians Dave Argent and Mark Forrester set up roadblocks to close Church Street so that the French stallholders could set up their stalls.
It appeared at times that the pandemic restrictions had just been lifted as there were long queues at several stalls, and a throng of inquisitive shoppers meandering between stalls.
With croissants and baguettes being baked on the street, the smell of freshly cooked bread wafted pleasantly up Church Street, no doubt one reason for the long queue at that stall. French cheese, olives, patisseries were all attracting a steady stream of customers.
The number of stalls was however reduced from that before the pandemic struck. Noted absences were stalls selling onions and smoked garlic, soaps from Marseilles, and the colourful cloths from Provence, not forgetting the stall purveying French music.
Thankfully the overcast sky refrained from spoiling the day with any precipitation, and both stall holders and their customers left happy with their days work and shopping before the road closure was lifted, and normal service was resumed in Church Street.
more Despite a cold, drizzly evening which understandably put off many turning out for what was an experimental FUNd-raising function, our Seaford Rotary Club Silent Auction on Wednesday 24th November paid off with a near-£400 boost for our charitable causes.
more The Bluebell Walk at Bates Green Farm, Arlington which was first opened in 1972 opened this year for a 5-week period between 12th April and 19th May.
more At the recent District conference at Brighton in early October (See November 2021 Newsmonger), Dave Argent was identified as an unsung hero.
more Santa's Christmas sleigh collection 2019
more NEARLY £700 was raised for The Mayor of Seaford's Charity Appeal by last Sunday's colourful Over The Rainbow Walk on Seaford Seafront - organised by Seaford Rotary Club.
more 24th December 2018
more Another year of fantastic bluebells at the Bates Green Farm, Arlington; stunning blues and tranquillity. We were again privileged to have the opportunity to provide the refreshments for two days (2nd and 3rd May) at the Bluebell Walk.
more 2nd March 2019
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