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Additional 4pm Sitting – James Martin ‘Meet the Expert’

Due to unprecedented levels of demand for our 6pm and 8pm events, resulting in a sell-out, we are absolutely delighted to announce an additional cookery demonstration with James Martin at 4pm on Friday 12th June.

Tickets are on sale now and are only available from our ‘Customer Services’ desk at the Peasmarsh superstore.

Places are limited and tickets are available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis, so don’t delay!

Our gratitude is extended to our partners and sponsors of this event:

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar – Zero Sugar, great Coke taste
McDougalls Flour – Baking with Love Since 1864
Lurpak Butter – Good Food Deserves Lurpak
Hardy’s Wines – Established 1853
Peroni – The True Taste of Italy

Meet the Expert with James Martin

As part of Jempson’s 85th Anniversary celebrations, we proudly present an intimate demonstration of cookery with the acclaimed celebrity chef, television presenter and author James Martin at our Peasmarsh Superstore on Friday 12th June 2020.

James Martin is one of the nation’s favourite chefs. Over the past 24 years he has presented some of the most popular cooking shows on television and has published 18 best-selling books as well as an autobiography and writes regular Newspaper and magazine columns.

Tickets are subsidised to £10.00 each and are exclusively only available for purchase in-store from ‘Customer Services’ at the Peasmarsh Superstore.

Events will be held at 6pm and 8pm.

Places are limited and we expect demand to be very high, so don’t delay!

Copies of James’ brand-new book ‘Islands to Highlands’ will be in-store to purchase, which he will be signing after each event.

James’ legendary cooking skills will on display, dazzling the audiences with his skill, speed and dexterity, and of course his usual unabashed humour.

This is cooking at its very best, we hope that you can join us for what promises to be a great evening!

Our gratitude is extended to our partners and sponsors of this event:

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar – Zero Sugar, great Coke taste

McDougalls Flour – Baking with Love Since 1864

Lurpak Butter – Good Food Deserves Lurpak

Hardy’s Wine – Established 1853

Peroni – The True Taste of Italy

Donation to BACE

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to BACE (Building and Assisting Communities with Education), a small charity with a long reach formed to help children in rural communities in the Gambia access education and health services.

Sarah Curd said, “We would like to thank the Jempson Foundation for their support. BACE are now providing a healthy “meal a day” for the children attending the school as malnutrition is still a major health concern for the government. The feeding programme costs in the region of £350 per month, which is around £1.00 a week per child for the charity. BACE have also built and opened The BACE Primary Health Care Clinic in November 2014, and employ 4 full time nurses who live in the Gambia to work there. Many of the volunteers helped raise the funds to build and continue to raise the funds to sustain the fantastic work being done. As volunteers we pay for our own travel and accommodation, so every penny we raise goes direct to our work in The Gambia.

Pictured Sarah Curd and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Donation to Playden WI

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Playden WI for the maintenance of the car park and a small garden area.

John Holbrook said, “We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. The WI hall is a hub for the local community used by toddlers, play groups, yoga classes and is a help for young mums. This car park needs to be secure and accessible, especially in the winter time. Thank you, this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured John & Margaret Holbrook and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Donation to Better Beckley Project – Phase Two

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to the Better Beckley Project for phase two for the multi-use games area.

Phil Maynard said, “We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. Phase two will enable us to commence work on a multi-use games area. We plan to renovate and upgrade the tennis court to a multi-use games area for tennis, football, basket ball & netball, install goal posts on Jubilee field and provide a shelter and path to car park. Thank you, this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured Pupils from Beckley CE Primary School and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Donation to The Rye Christmas Festival

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to The Rye Christmas Festival, as a contribution towards the towns annual festival.

Heather Stevenson said, “We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. Being a local event based on community spirit and well being, we come to local people and businesses seeking contributions. This donation will be used to provide street entertainment within the town during this year’s Christmas Festival.”

Stephen Jempson said ‘The Foundation was established in 2010, Jempson’s 75th Anniversary, with the principle to support local projects and charities” he continued “We are delighted to be able to offer our support and we hope that our contribution will make a difference to the local community which we are proud to serve.”

Pictured with Heather Stevenson from Rye Christmas Festival and Rye deputy manager Francis Walker.

Donation to Hub on Rye Hill

 

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Hub on Rye Hill, which is a state-of-the-art building on Rye Hospital site, providing well being and health facilities for the community.

Sally Compton said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. This innovative, ecofriendly new Hub will provide much needed space for a wide variety of therapies, activities, daycare and out of hospital services, voluntary groups, events, offices and a café for all and is provided for all of the community to use.”

Pictured Sally Compton and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Forecourt Retailer of the Year!!

Massive congratulations to Jurga and her team at the Peasmarsh Fuel Station on winning the coveted Forecourt Retailer of the Year award!

Well done to you all.

Gold Standard Award

Another fantastic achievement for Jempson’s Fuel Station by becoming the first in the UK to be awarded a new gold standard site safety sticker & scoring 100%!!! 

A massive ‘Well done’ to Jurga & her team. Very worthy recipients of first ever gold sticker

Winner! – Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards

A massive Congratulations go to Jurga and her team at the Jempson’s Express Filling Station as they were honoured for the hard work, innovation and creativity of forecourt retailers nationwide at the Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards.

Well done to you all!!

Donation to Encompass Care

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Encompass Care, to support their Healthy Eating and Easy Preparation of Meals workshop.

Irna Mortlock said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. Encompass Care offers social activities for disabled and sensory impaired people in a safe and friendly environment. The donation will be spent assisting our clients to be more independent and to be able to access local Supermarkets for food shopping which will enable them to interact with other people and gain confidence in shopping, preparing simple recipes in their homes. We will be running heathy eating and simple cookery workshops at Tilling Green Community Centre every Thursday and Friday.  Thank you, this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured Irna Mortlock, clients from Encompass Care and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Donation to St. Peter’s Church, Newenden

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to St. Peter’s Church, Newenden, to support the repair of their church roof.

Reverend Chris Hodgkins said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. We are holding a Flower Festival at St Peter’s Church on 28th – 30th June to coincide with St Peter’s Day with the purpose of of raising funds for the much-needed repair of our ancient church roof, so thank you, this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured Reverend Chris Hodgkins and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.