Talk on the history of the mower

Clive Gravett
Clive Gravett

GREEN thumbed residents have been invited to attend a talk on the history the lawn and lawn mower tonight.

Clive Gravett will be giving an entertaining talk on the subject of mowers and tools, with items on display dating back to the 1860s. A replica of Budding’s original 1830s mower will also be there.

In addition, Clive will talk about The Budding Foundation, a local charity for young people who have lacked support or opportunity in their lives.

The evening also includes a raffle, a plant sale, and refreshments.

The event will take place at the Shoreham Community Centre in Pond Road, at 7.30pm, on Thursday.

Booking is not required, but a nominal entrance fee of £3 will be donated to the charity. For more details, email or call 07833306619. To learn more about The Budding Foundation, visit