Waht’s on - September 12 2014

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock In, 8pm Sept 11; Krater Comedy Club Sept 12-14/18; Kernow King: Splann! 8pm Sept 13.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Café, 8pm Sept 11.

CONCERTS

PETWORTH

The Leconfield, New Street (01798 345111, events@theleconfield.co.uk): Acclaimed harpist Ieuan Jones, £65 per person, including a three-course meal and a glass of wine at the arrival reception, September 24.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Herbie Flowers Jazz Breakfast, 11am Sept 14.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Ben Montague, 8pm Sept 11; How Things Work, 7.30pm Sept 12; Synthology, 11pm Sept 13; Coasts, 7.30pm Sept 16; Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Project, 7.30pm Sept 17.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Catalyst Club, 8pm Sept 11; Brighton for Sri Lanka, 8pm Sept 12; George Kypreos Band, 9pm Sept 13; Café Scientifique, 8pm Sept 16; a showcase of international and local artists, 7.30pm Sept 18.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Jackson Live in Concert, 7.30pm Sept 17.

BURGESS HILL

Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill: Straight from their Broadway success (Haywards Heath) Burgess Hill District Lions and Steve Willis Training are bringing ’70s band Chicory Tip back to the Martlets Hall in Burgess Hill, Sept 13. The event is in aid of Burgess Hill Youth Club. Tickets £10. Call 01444 243003. Doors open 7.15pm for 8pm. Reserved cabaret seating, licensed bar and a super raffle.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Halfway to Paradise – The Billy Fury Story, 7.30pm Sept 15.

EASTBOURNE

The Royal Hippodrome, Seaside Road, (01323) 412000: The Etta James Story, Sept 13.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: A Morning at the Music Hall alongside the weekly coffee morning, 10am-noon Sept 13.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Cliff is Jimmy Jemain featuring The Fabulous Shadows, 8pm Sept 12; The Floyd Effect, 7.30pm Sept 13.

HELLINGLY

Hellingly Church: The Wacky Band, 7.30pm Sept 18. Tickets available from Hailsham Pavilion Box Office 01323 841414.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): The Cavern Beatles, 8pm, September 19; The Day The Music Died, Buddy Holly 55th Anniversary Tour, 8pm, September 20; Bay City Rollers, Les McKeown and his ‘Legendary’ Bay City Rollers, 7.30pm, September 27.

The Queens Head: The Henry Group, a ’60s, rock, pop and soul band are playing at The Queens Head, Brighton Road, Horsham on Saturday, August 23. Entry Free, from 9pm till late.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Anacondas, Sept 6; Moonlighters, Sept 7; Brighton Soul Review, 8pm Sept 12; Kitchen Party, 3pm Sept 14.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – John Kirkpatrick: Modes Workshop for any instrument, 10.45am Sept 13 with performance in the evening; English Traditional Song workshop, 10.45am Sept 14.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Evening, 8pm Sept 12.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Marcus Collins and His Band, 7.30pm Sept 12; Think Floyd, 7.30pm Sept 13; The Simon and Garfunkel Story, 7.30pm Sept 18.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Peter French: A Little Touch of Schmilsson in The Night, 8pm Sept 12; Breakfast At Trinity’s, 10.30am Sept 13.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Blind Hamlet, 7.30pm Sept 13; Me and My Cat, 11.30am/2.30pm Sept 14, with a Mega Workshop between the two performances.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Daytona, 7.45pm Sept 8-13 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); Stones in His Pockets, 7.45pm Sept 14; Simon Callow in The Man Jesus, 7.45pm Sept 16; an Evening with Sir Roger Moore, 7.30pm Sept 18.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Dance Expressions, 7pm Sept 12/13; Ha Ha Hood! 7.30pm Sept 14.

EASTBOURNE

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Loserville, Sept 16-20.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Remembering Me, 7.30pm Sept 12/13.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Skylight, 7.30pm Sept 6; The World’s Worst Serial Killers, 7.30pm Sept 11; The Full Monty, Sept 17-20.

HAILSHAM

Hailsham Parish Church: A Show of Two Halves: Lady of Letters and a Tribute to Stanley Holloway, 7.30pm Sept 16. Tickets available from the Pavilion Box Office 01323 841414.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): The Man Jesus, 7.30pm, September 12; Phoenix Creative Arts, An evening of singing and drama. 11.30am and 4.30pm, September 14; Not About Heroes, 7.30pm, September 30; Around The World In 80 Days, 7.30pm, October 1.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: I Need a Doctor Whosical, 8pm Sept 13.

FRIDAY

LEWES Heritage Open Weekend. 18 properties in Lewes are free to wander around. Programmes available from the Tourist Information Office, Town Hall and the library. Sept 12-14. Website heritageopendays.org.uk.

saturday

LEWES Eco Open Houses, Sept 13/14 and 20/21. 16 houses to visit. See the brochure or lewesecoopenhouses.org.uk. Free admission, donations welcome.

LEWES Racecourse Festival. Two days of events to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of Lewes Racecourse, Sept 13/14. Memorabilia exhibition at the White Hart, Sept 13 10am-5pm; vintage car show in North Street car park, Sept 14 9.30am-11.30am; parade to Race Hill, Sept 14 in the afternoon.

STEYNING Garden party: The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill and The Steyning Tea Rooms are holding the first ever Steyning Garden Party on Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14, at the White Horse in Steyning. Try the scones that helped get The Steyning Tea Rooms nominated for Cafe of the Year 2014 in the White Horse. Build your own Gin and Tonic, English cocktails or a great cup of tea. Live jazz on Sunday. The event takes place from 12pm to 5pm.

SUSSEX Pathfinders, Alfriston, 6.5 miles downland and riverbank. Meet at the National Trust car park High and Over, 10am Sept 13.

TALK by Chris Leach, an Insight into the Eastbourne heritage Centre at Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, 2pm Sept 13. Free entry.

THE Priory by Candlelight, Priory Park, Lewes, 6pm-9.30pm Sept 13. Hog roast and bar, drumming and singers. Bring a picnic. If wet postponed to the following week. Free event.

WEDDING Open Day at Lewes Castle Barbican House Museum, from 11am Sept 13.

sunday

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Mayfield Day Out with Naomi and Pete. Meet at Mayfield Village car park, 10am Sept 14.

Lindfield Horticultural Society’s Autumn Show of Flowers and Produce in the King Edward Hall, from 2pm to 4.45pm. Flowers, fruit, vegetables, flower arranging, cookery, handicrafts and children’s classes. Plant stall and homemade afternoon teas. Admission £1, children free. Enquiries 483236. www.lindfieldhorts.org.uk.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Hurstpierpoint Festival Walk one of three, three miles with Brian 07985 201335 (on day). Meet at Trinity road car park, Hurstpierpoint, 10.30am Sept 14. Or, Henfield, the Downs Link and the River Adur, 5.75 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at Henfield Downs Link car park, Upper Station Road, 10am Sept 14 (picnic lunch).

Nutley Windmill, Crowborough Road. Open 2pm to 5.30pm. Call 01435 873367. Admission is free but donations welcome, parking is at Friends Clump with a pleasant ten minute walk from rear down Forest to the mill. Also Wednesdays 11am to 3pm.

TALK: The Monks of St Pancras by Graham Mayhew at St Anne’s Church, Lewes, 3pm Sept 14. All welcome. Free event.

monday

DANCING: Learn to sequence dance. Join the group on Monday evenings at Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater, from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Popular Sequence Dance tuition, from September 8 to December 22 (excluding September 22 and October 20). Lessons cost £5 per person. Call 01403 734409.

WALK: Meet 10am outside the Labouring Man, Coldwaltham. Park in road opp. the crossroads. 5 mile, mostly flat, (some slopes) HDC Health walk. 2 1⁄2 hours) Irene 07790 420752 / 01403 783637.

tuesday

LEWES Footpaths Group, North Chailey, 5.5 miles with Dave 473227. Meet at Lewes Bus Station, 9.28am bus to North Chailey, Sept 16.

BALCOMBE: A Balcombe History Society illustrated talk about ‘The History of Cricket in Balcombe’ by Albert Constable, ardent cricketer and retired Estate Manager. He will give an insight into the history of the village club and where Balcombe cricket began. Victory Hall, Stockcroft Road, at 8pm. Tickets on the door are £1 members, £3 visitors, including refreshments.

Free coffee morning: Barking Mad will be holding a free coffee morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm, Squires Garden Centre, Crawley, for all their hosts and anyone interested in looking after dogs while their owners are away. Call 01732 252118 or visit www.barkingmad.uk.com.

MORRIS DANCING: Magog Ladies Morris have finished a busy 40th year. The practice season is now about to begin and they are keen to invite new members. If you are a lady wanting to dance or a musician (either male or female) you would be very welcome to come and see what the group is about. Practices start Sept 16 , 8pm, at Mannings Heath Village Hall. For more info contact the ‘squire’ Sarah at squire@magogmorris.org.uk, call 01403 713076.

MID Sussex Ramblers, A Walk through the Rocks, 8 miles with Brian 07985 201335 (on day). Meet at Birchden Wood car park, Groombridge, 10.30am Sept 16.

wednesday

LEWES Footpaths Group Meeting at Cliffe Church Hall, 7.30pm Sept 17. Talk: A Sussex Farm During the 1950’s by Ian Everest.

SUSSEX Military History Society meeting in the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes, 7.30pm for 8pm Sept 17. The speaker will be member John Ross.

thursday

NEWHAVEN Garden Society meeting, Horses Through History by Tony Smith at Age concern Day Club, West Quay, 7.30pm.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Hooe Knows Where? 5 miles with Jenny 722036; or, Around Alfriston, 8 miles with Rosalind 870451. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am.

EXHIBITIONS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Alan whitehead – This Earth, 10am-5pm September 10-13.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Openings presented by Blue Tulip Textile Group, Sept 5-15.

GUILDFORD

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Gallery, 7 Saba House, Kings Road, Shalford: Natalie Mascall presents ‘Felines around the World’, October 1 to 31. Do meet the artist on October 4, 10am to 4pm in the gallery. Hour: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Free. Overall winner of the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2010 and WAY 2011 Peoples Choice-Gallery Vote winner. Take a glimpse into this fine artists’ love of worldly cats. Natalie mimics nature as nature intended using an array of assorted pastels from across the globe. All sales support endangered wildlife. For more see www.davidshepherd.org.

HAILSHAM

Gallery North, 70 High Street: Spencer Binks, Aug 19-Sept 12.

LEWES

Foundry Gallery, North Street: Eye, Hand and Heart, new oil paintings by Rachel Wyndham and Sasha Turnbull, noon-5pm Sept 6-14 (closed Mondays).