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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Stewart Francis, Outstanding In His Field, 7.30pm June 16.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, until June 17; Krater Comedy Club, June 21-24.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Edinburgh Preview: Totally tom and Sarah Kendall, 7.30pm June 19.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Dave Gorman’s Powerpoint Presentation, 8pm June 17; Jimmy Carr – Gagging Order, 8pm June 19.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Phill Jupitus (work in progress) 8pm June 21.

CONCERTS

BUXTED

St Margaret’s Church, Buxted Park: Karina Lucas mezzo soprano, Rebecca Jones viola, Simon Lane piano, 7.30pm June 21. Tickets from 01825 712553.

DANEHILL

Cumnor House School: The Fletching Singers conducted by Nick Milner-gulland present their Annual Summer Concert Shakespeare In Song with Emily Armour (soprano); Tim Wilcox (tenor) and Oliver Lallemant (jazz piano), June 17, 6.30pm. Bring a picnic for the long interval. Tickets available from 01825 712462; from a choir member; at the door, or online at www.localboxoffice.com

EASTBOURNE

St Saviour’s and St Peter’s Church, South Street: Concentus Chorale, A West End Musical Spectacular, 7.45pm June 16. Tickets available from Bonners Music Superstore (01323) 636140, Semantics Glass Engraving Studio (01323) 646414 or contact Evelyn (01323) 643358.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Miyuki Kato – piano, 1.30pm June 19.

HOVE

All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Musicians from Lancing College, 1pm June 21. Free admission with retiring collection.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: SOURCE New Music, 7.30pm June 21.

Cobblers Thumb, 10 New England Road (01273) 605636: The Greasy Strings, 9pm June 17; Chango Mutley, 9pm June 18.

Concorde 2, Madeira Shelter Hall, Madeira Drive: Less Than Jake, 7pm June 21.

Fishbowl, 74 East Street (01273) 777505: The Mixer Men, 9pm June 15; DJ Abo and Ally Smith, 9pm June 16.

Fortune of War, Brighton Seafront: Fever, 9pm June 15; FIP Radio From Paris, 9pm June 16.

Globe: Rum Friday and WAT, 8pm June 15; Jeff Daniels, 9pm June 16; Global Bass, 9pm June 20; Hang the DJ, 9pm June 21.

Hampton, 57 Upper North Street (01273) 731347: Live Acoustic Music, 7pm June 17.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Born Bad, 11pm June 15; Spellbound, 9pm June 16; Ben Montague, 7.30pm June 17; Geva Alon and Ana Silvera, 7.30pm June 20; Terry Reid, 8pm June 21.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Brighton Unsigned, June 15; Magazine Gap, June 17; Jeremiah, June 20.

Signalman: Open Mic Night, 8pm June 17.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street: Hillfolk Noir, 7.30pm June 21.

The Brighton Ballroom (formerly The Hanbury): The Low Anthem, 8pm June 18.

The Victory, 6 Duke Street (01273) 326555: Teen Dream DJs, 9pm June 16; Blues Sundays, noon June 17; Some Dark Hollow Folk Night, 8pm June 18; Open Mic, 8pm June 21.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Philip Jeays and Friends, 8pm June 21.

Western Front, Cranbourne Street: Russ RockWell, 8pm June 15; The Infamous Jay and Rich, 8pm June 16; ME Live band, 8pm June 17; Hush Hush acoustic night, 8pm June 20.

White Rabbit, 13-14 Kensington Gardens: WTF Brighton, 8pm June 15; Hush Hush, 8pm June 17; The Move-ons, 8pm June 21.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Dancing In The Streets, Motown’s Greatest Hits, 7.30pm June 15.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Terry Lees, guitar, at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon June 16.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Great Canadian Songbook, 8pm June 18.

HOVE

Freemasons, Western Road: Friday Night Disc Spinners, JDevious, 9pm June 15; Bin 53, 9pm June 16.

The Ancient Mariner, Rutland Road: The Acoustic Sessions, 8pm June 16.

LEWES

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club - Mick West and Frank McLaughlin, June 16.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Matt Quinn, 8pm June 21.

SEAFORD

Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Mistaken Identity, 7.45pm June 15.

SHARPTHORNE

The Ravenswood: Sunday Lunch Jazz: Roger Hind Quartet, June 24.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Local and Live Sessions, 8pm June 16.

STAGE

BEXHILL:

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Mr Punch’s Pleasure Palace, 7.30pm June 15/16, June 20-23. Starting on the beach in front of the new rowing club.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: The Wiggles Live in Concert, 11am/2pm June 17.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Come To Where I Am From, 7.30pm June 16; In Good Company, 8pm June 19; The Big Book Group, 7.30pm June 19.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Medea, 7.45pm June 16-23.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Murder on The Nile, 7.45pm until June 16 (Sat mat 2.30pm); The Real Thing, 7.45pm June 19-23 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Wild Child, 11am June 16; The Longest Day, 7.30pm June 21.

EASTBOURNE

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Rope, 7.45pm until June 16 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Dangerous Obsession, 7.45pm June 19-23 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Lamb Theatre 0845 680 1926: Mr Gay Best Friend, 7.45pm June 16.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road (01323) 479732: Spitfire Solo, 7.45pm June 16; Allsorts Youth Project present Honeybees: The Musical, June 17. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/245285

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Chariot: The Eric Liddell Story, June 15.

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: La Cenerentola, 5.20pm June 15/20; The Cunning Little Vixen, 6.25pm June 16/19; La boheme, 4.50pm June 17, 6.05pm June 21.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Blood Brothers, until June 16; Essence of Ireland – Bigger and Better, 7.30pm June 21.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Greek Myths and Legends, 3pm June 17.

WIVELSFIELD GREEN

Wivelsden Farm: Players in the Park in aid of St Peter & St James Hospice presents The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7.30pm until June 23. Tickets from www.playersinthepark.ticketsource.co.uk

DIARY DATES

BRIGHTON

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Cafe Scientifique, 8pm June 19; Wellsbourne Society, 8pm June 21; Pop-up Ping Pong Parlour, 7.30pm June 21.

FALMER

Falmer Station: Cycle Ride – Seven deans and the Sea, medium distance, with Tim Squire, South downs National Park Authority, 11am June 20. Booking recommended 07872 410458.

FIRLE

Charleston Farmhouse (01323) 811626: One Day Painted Furniture Masterclass, 10am-5pm June 19.

HAILSHAM

Cuckoo Trail car park: Cycle Ride – On The Trail, short distance with Robin Moore, 10am June 16.

HOOE

The Red Lion: Long Man Morris Men with guests Hannah’s Cat, 8pm June 15.

HOVE

The Old Market, 11A Upper Market Street: The State of Play Arts and Education Conference, 10.30am-4.30pm June 19.

LEWES

Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street: Barbican House Museum, Castle Gate: Love Architecture Week, 10am-4pm June 16-24.

Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street: Tudor Housewife, 11am-3pm June 19.

The Paddock Recreation Ground, Paddock Road: Waterloo Bonfire Society Fete, from noon June 17.

The Star Brewery, Studio 9: Fabric Collage: Memories, 10.30am June 16 (07814) 701363.

Town Hall: 16th South Downs Beer and Cider Festival, 11am June 15/16.

NEWHAVEN

Lewes District Council Offices, Fort Road: Norman Baker MP Surgery, June 16. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

POLEGATE

Willingdon/Polegate Windmill, Park croft: Diamond Jubilee Strawberry and Cream Teas on Fathers Day, June 17, 2pm-5pm. Cream teas served 3pm-5pm.

SHOREHAM

Unit 10, Riverside Business Centre, Brighton Road (01273) 465122: Sussex Academy of Music - SAM Free Open Day, 11am-4pm June 16.

SINGLETON

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (01243) 811363: Fathers Day, Family Fun Day, June 17.

STAPLEFIELD

The Jolly Tanners: Long Man Morris Men as guests of East Surrey Morris Men, 9pm June 20.

The Victory Inn: Long Man Morris Men as guests of East Surrey Morris Men, 8pm June 20.

EXHIBITIONS

ALFRISTON

The Coach House Gallery, High Street: The Rt Hon Lord Healey of Riddlesden: People and Places, a Photographic Journey, 10am-5.30pm until June 28.

CHIDDINGLY

Farleys Barn Gallery, Farley Farm House, Muddles Green: Picasso at Play, photographic exhibition, 11am-4.30pm Saturdays June 17, July 1, 15, 22 and Sundays July 14, 21.

DITCHLING

Jointure Studios, 11 South Street: Artizan Editions solo show with Shirley Crowther, June 21-24, noon-5pm or by appointment with Shirley Crowther. More information from 01273 841244/773959 or www.artizaneditions.co.uk

EASTBOURNE

Towner Art Gallery: University of Brighton Graduation Exhibition, until June 17.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Voller, 10am-4pm until Aug 24.

FIRLE

Charleston Farmhouse (01273) 709709: Charleston Festival – Annie Leibovitz, until July 15.

HAILSHAM

Charles Hunt Centre, Vicarage Field: Hailsham Photographic Society Print Exhibition, 10am-4pm June 18-23. Free entry.

Gallery North, 70 High Street: The Summer Open Exhibition, 10am-4pm Tues-Sat, until June 30.

HERSTMONCEUX

Anna Wilson-Patterson Studio, Gardner Street: Artists Open Studio, 9am-5pm Fri-Sun, until June 17. Other days by appointment 01323 833339.

LEWES

St Anne’s Gallery, 111 High Street: The Summer Show 2012, 10am-5pm June 16/17, 23/24, June 30/July 1.

The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Ostersund To Sussex And Back Again, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, until June 21.

ST LEONARDS

The Lucy Bell Gallery, 46 Norman Road (01424) 434828: Lisa Creagh/The Instant Garden, 11am-4pm Tues-Sat, until June 30.

SEAFORD

Arts@theCrypt, 23 Church Street: The Society of Sussex Painters, 10.30am-5pm until June 21. Exhibition of paintings, prints, etchings etc. Entrance free, exhibits are for sale.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Suzy Philips, Valerie Williams and Antonia Ogilvie, Summer Exhibition, until June 16; Franny Swann, June 18-July 7.

REGULAR EVENTS

ALFRISTON

Alfriston School: Zumba, Mon 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.

ARLINGTON

Village Hall: Arlington Art Group, untutored and informal, all ages and abilities, 7-9pm Thursdays. More information from 01323 485153.

BIRLING GAP

Hotel: Birling Gap Safety Boat Association meets on the first Thurs of every month. Call 07884 101 505 or come down and speak to the crew.

CHIDDINGLY

Village Hall: Village Hall Market, first Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01435 863795.

COOKSBRIDGE

Beechwood Hall, Beechwood Lane: Every Tuesday 10am-noon, Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.

CROWBOROUGH

Kip McGrath Tuition Centre: Revision classes in Maths, English and Science. For details call 01892 611599.

DENTON

St. Leonard’s Church Hall, Heighton Road: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays 2.15-3.15pm. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.

EASTBOURNE

United Reformed Church hall, Upperton Road: Concentus Chorale. Rehearsals Mondays, 7.30-9.45pm. For details ring 01323 643358 email supergran009@aol.com

LAUGHTON

Village Hall: Village Hall Market, second Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01323 811286.

LEWES

All Saints Centre (small hall): Drum Unity – Community drum circle, kids and parents 7pm-7.30pm, adults only 7.45pm-8.30pm Mondays; Pre-school drum group, 9.30am under 3s, 10.10am 3-5yrs, Mondays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk

All Saints Arts Centre, Friars Walk: Oyster project Drop In and Community Cafe, every Wednesday 11.30am-2.30pm. Home cooked hot lunch with veggie option, snacks.

Children’s Centre, YMCA: Every Friday 10am-noon Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.

Crown Court bus stop: In and Out of Twittens, tours around Lewes High Street finding bits not in the guide books, 11am/2.30pm Wednesdays, June-Sept, £3.50. Details (01323) 890179.

Dairy Studio: Young artists (11+) and little artists (8+) paint in a professional art studio, alternate Sundays in term time, call Susie 858438/www.dairystudio-art courses.

Elephant and Castle (upstairs): Concertinas Anonymous, informal sessions for concertina players, 8pm second Tues evening of the month. Admission free.

Hesketh Potteries: Painting on Pots, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Adults and children welcome. Call Chris 01273 487150 or just pop in.

House of Friendship, 208 High Street: Cruse Bereavement Care Lewes Drop-in, 10-11am newcomers, 11am-noon main group, Fridays.

Lewes FC: Five week Health and Lifestyle Information Course, Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm. £2 per session.

Lewesiana, High Street: Introduction to DSLR photography classes, 6.30-9pm Mondays from Sept 5. Jerry 07711 519948.

South Malling Parish Church: Sussex Harmony, a small group of singers and instrumentalists perform the music of old rural England and America. Practices Thursdays 8-10pm. Try it out with a friendly, enthusiastic group. Ring Paula Arthur 01435 830934 and get lots more details from www.sussexharmony.org.uk

The Body Workshop: Zumba Weight Loss Sessions, 11.30am-1pm Tuesdays. For details and to reserve your place call Julie 07733 099735.

The Pelham Arms (01273) 476149: DJ Task Saturday Safari, every week from 8pm.

The Tetley Hut, Ham Lane: Lewes Sea Cadets, 6.45-9.15pm Tuesdays, for boys and girls aged 12-18. Sailing, canoeing, barbecues, national vocational qualifications and much more. Contact Heather Wells 01273 487234 or email tsdefiance.lewes@btinternet.com

NEWHAVEN

Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road: Newhaven Community Choir – new choir for Newhaven. £5 a session, first session free, 7-9pm. No need to read music of have previous singing experience, just come along. For details/ bookings ring Stella Clifford 01273 611861.

Shakespeare Hall: Aerobics, Tues 6.30-7.30pm; Ballroom Fitness, Wed 11am-noon; Zumba, Wed 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.

PEACEHAVEN

Church Hall, Bramber Avenue: Two Left Feet, line dance class for absolute beginners, Wednesdays, 9.45-10.45am. No partner needed, suitable for all ages. Phone Joy on 01273 587714 for details.

Kempton House, Cavell Avenue: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays, 10-11am. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.

PEVENSEY

Castle Car Park: The Pevensey Ghost Walk with Robert Stevens Bassett, every Saturday, 7.30pm.

The Bay Hotel, 2 Eastbourne Road (01323) 768645: The Big Jazz, new weekly Jazz Night, every Tuesday 8-10.45pm. Free entry.

PORTSLADE

Blank Studios and Gallery, 108 North Street: Into the Wild Centre of Creativity, 5.45-7.45pm Tuesdays. Contact 07757 747 027 or evaweaver@talk21.com

RINGMER

Football Club, Anchor Field: Ringmer Barn Dance Group: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8pm (no meeting in September). £3. More information from 01273 814254/812760.

St Mary’s Room, Ringmer Village Hall: Lewes District Art Club meets 2-4pm every Tuesday for a varied programme of demonstrations and workshops. New members welcome. Phone 01273 812316.

SEAFORD

Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road: Seaford Kurlers, every Tues 2-4pm, £2.50 per session. New age kurling is a fun game for everyone and all levels of abilities, played indoors on a Badminton court. Details from June Wood 01323 895376.

Mercread Youth Club: Zumba, Tues/Thurs 10-11am. Louise 07786 425758.

St Peter’s Church Hall, Blatchington: Yoga classes for the less able organised by the Seaford Group of the Eastbourne and South Wealden Multiple Sclerosis Society, 11am-noon Thursdays. £4 per lesson.

The Trek Club: Zumba, Fri 7-8pm. Louise 07786 425758.

ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA

The Crown House, 57 Marina: Jazz Night with Duncan J Reeks and band Bop2Bossa, 8.30pm Tues. Admission free. More information at www.bop2bossa.com

TALKS

LEWES

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Women of the White House by Mark Nash, 2pm June 15; Golden Age Singers, 2pm June 18.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Sussex Military History Society – WWI Spider Web: anti-Zeppelin patrols off the East coast by Dave Dimer, 7.30pm for 8pm June 20.

Town Hall Council Chamber: Lewes U3A Public Lecture – The Bayreuth Connection: Tolstoy as Wagnerphobe – Tolstoy’s dualism between his puritanism and his sensuousness by Prof Roger Cockrell, 2.30pm June 21. Admission free.

NEWHAVEN

Age Concern Day Club, West Quay: Newhaven Gardening Society – Pills, Potions and Patience by Peter Hill, 7.30pm June 21.

Hillcrest Centre: Newhaven Conservation Trust AGM followed by an illustrated talk, Sussex Industrial History by Geoffrey Mead, 7pm June 18.

SINGLETON

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (01243 811348): Treasures of the Goodwood Collection by James Peill, 6.30pm June 19.

WALKS

ALFRISTON

Short stay car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – The Longest Day, 5 miles with Hilary 01323 871536, 6pm June 21.

BATTLE

Abbey: Gunpowder and Free Range Organic Pigs, 6 miles with Nick Brown, 10am June 21. Booking recommended 07918 907265.

BERWICK

Berwick Station: Circlular walk of Berwick, 10.20am June 16. Learn to lead a walk from the map. Bring a compass and magnifying glass, picnic lunch and tea. Booking essential with John Kirkbride 01323 439889 or 07810 003012.

BEXHILL

The Glades: Beachy Head Ramblers – Crowhurst and Beyond, 10 miles with Graham F 01424 216951, 9.45am June 17.

BURWASH

Bateman’s Visitor Reception: Midsummer Walk and Supper, 3 miles with Kevan Gibbons, National Trust, 6pm June 19. Booking essential 0844 249 1895.

FIRLE

Tile Barn, Frog Firle Farm, Alfriston Road: Summer Open Day at Frog Firle Farm, 1 mile with Natasha Sharma, National Trust, 10.30am June 17. Booking recommended 01323 423917.

FLETCHING

Village Hall, High Street: Gloves and Things, 8 miles with Graham Kean, Walden District Council, 10am June 21.

GLYNDE

Car park beside recreation ground: Beachy Head Ramblers – South Downs via Lewes and Mount Caburn, 13 miles with Alan W 01285 733208, 10am June 20.

HURSTPIERPOINT

Trinity Road car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Hurstpierpoint Circular to the west, 6 miles with Phil 01273 835931, 10.15am June 17.

LEWES

North Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – Eridge with Wolfgang 470285, 9.30am June 17.

Red Spot Gate, Railway Land, Railway Lane: Rails and Reedbeds Walk, 10am June 17 with Dan Ross, LDC Community Ranger (01273) 484408.

POLEGATE

Downland Medical Centre: Polegate Strollers – Alfriston, tour of the tye, 9.30am to catch Bus 126 June 19.