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MAYFACS meet ups and Minibus Outings 

Regular group activities & Outings. Come join the fun - more the merrier! 


SCHEDULE October - December 2023 - see attached PDF for full list:

All our groups and monthly trips are open to everyone. You don’t need to live in Mayfield or Five Ashes to attend any of our events. Why not invite a friend along.

Monthly Trip places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

To book please a) pop into the office, b) phone and leave a message or c) email


Once you’ve booked with the office and confirmed there is space available, please pay ASAP to secure your place via:

  1. cheque or cash to the MAYFACS office

  2. card payments in MAYFACS office

  3. BACS transfer (please include your name and the name of the trip/s as the reference)

Direct bank transfer details: Mayfield & Five Ashes Community Services (MAYFACS), Account Number 00029924, Sort Code 40 52 40.

We will not be able to offer a refund should you cancel your place.  If you would like to attend any of our trips but need some financial support, please talk to us in confidence.

Wed 18th Oct       Charleston Farmhouse - £32.50 Home of the Bloomsbury group (Artists group)

Explore the historic East Sussex country home of the famous Bloomsbury Group – writers, artists, intellectuals all known for their extravagant lifestyles.  When artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant moved in during 1916, they painted every surface of the house, turning it into a living work of art.  Price includes the ticketed entry and travel by mini-bus.  Few places still remaining on this months Trip. Book with us ASAP!

Thurs 16th Nov     Bluewater Shopping Centre - £10 Christmas Shopping Trip


Thurs 7th Dec     Bowling at Hailsham leisure centre - £17 a couple of games of ten pin bowling


Wed 20th Dec       Aladdin Pantomime, Tonbridge £31 bus OR £21 (own transport)

If you would like to attend any of our trips but need some financial support, please come and talk to us in confidence. If you are worried about accessibility for any of our activities or trips, or have any questions please come and see us to talk it over.  Contact the Office (01435 873888) if you have any questions.


Weekly Activities:


Yarners (chat and knit, sew, crochet) in the new Sew Inspired shop in the high street 1.30-3.30pm. £2. Every Monday, unless it’s a bank holiday and will run on a Tuesday. No need to book.

The Shed : Mixed group session every Monday morning from 9.30am - 12.30pm. Contact as spaces are limited.


Tuesday Chat (chance to meet up and chat with refreshments) in Colkins Mill Church, Station Road, Mayfield. 2-3pm. £2. Every Tuesday apart from the first Tuesday of the month. No need to book.

Tuesday Afternoon Club    First Tuesday of the month in Colkins Mill Church 2-4pm £3 including a Speaker, raffle and a light afternoon tea. No need to book. Please bring a small prize to share on the raffle.


Wednesday Chat (chance to meet up and chat with refreshments) in Five Ashes Village Hall, 2-3pm. £2. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Transport available, please let us know. No need to book. (Speaker on 4th Wednesday).

Baby & Toddler Group                 

Group for all carers and under fives. Every Wednesday, term time only in the Scout Hall 9-11 am. £3 per family. Refreshments provided but please bring your own lidded cup.

The Shed : Men’s only session every Wednesday morning from 9.30am - 12.30pm. Contact as spaces are limited.


Community Café A group for all people living with dementia and their carers, to come together to enjoy an activity and refreshments. Last Thursday of the month. 2-4pm. Transport available to Crowborough Oasis Church and Community Café.

The Shed : Mixed group session every Thursday morning from 9.30am - 12.30pm. Contact as spaces are limited.

Poetry 1st Thursday of the month 11-12.30 Coach House Cottage, Royal Oak Mews contact Pat Robson 872445 £2

Middle House Lunch 2nd Thursday of the month by invitation only £12.50 for people living alone, who are over 70 years young. 12.15 -2.45pm.


Games/Scrabble/Cribbage 3rd Friday of the month 2-4pm £3 at London House

Mayfacs Film Club runs in the winter months (OCT-MAR) in Five Ashes Village Hall. Leaflet for films will be available from the Office.  1.45-4pm £6. Transport from Mayfield £3.


Repair Shed 4th Saturday of the Month 10-1pm down at the MAYFACS shed. Merrieweathers Farm. Give your broken household items a new lease of life by bringing them to the Repair Café. Donations gratefully accepted. Refreshments available.

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