What’s on - April 10 2015

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Ellie Taylor: Elliementary, 8pm April 10; Krater Comedy Club, April 10-12; Bogan Bingo, 7.30pm April 11; Charity Chuckle, 8pm April 14.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy at the Con. Jimmy McGhie, Francis Foster and Mike Gunn with MC Neil Masters, 8pm April 16..

SEAFORD

St Leonard’s Church, Church Street: Lunchtime Concert April 11, 1pm. Stratus Flutes, a young and dynamic flute ensemble based in London who are Graduates from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama or Trinity College of music. Free admission with a retiring collection.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Arthur Smith: At Your Service, 8pm April 11.

CONCERTS

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: London Philharmonic Orchestra, 3pm April 12.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Soul Legends, £24.50, 7.30pm, April 10; Pop Factor The Concert, £9.50, 2.30pm, April 19.

St Mary’s Church, The Causeway: Charity concert in aid of Horsham Parkinson’s UK band and Stroke Communication Group ‘Fun & Song’. Performed by the Vivace! choir, 7.30pm, April 11. Tickets £10 including drinks and nibbles. Contact vivacehorsham@gmail.com or 01403 266173 for tickets.

Horsham Unitarian Church, Worthing Road: Horsham Music Circle, Lunchtime Organ Recital, April 14, 1pm. By Gerald Taylor FRCO. Free admission. Retiring collection for Music Circle funds. Contact: Jill Elsworthy 01403 252602.

SEAFORD

St Leonard’s Church, Church Street: Lunchtime Concert April 11, 1pm. Stratus Flutes, a young and dynamic flute ensemble based in London who are Graduates from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama or Trinity College of music. Free admission with a retiring collection.

EXHIBITIONS

Buxted

The Reading Room, Church Road: Buxted Art Club 30th annual exhibition. 6pm to 9pm, April 10, and 10am to 5pm, April 11.

EASTBOURNE

Towner, Devonshire Park, College Road: Our Place: Annual Schools Exhibition 2015, Tues-Sun 10am-5pm (Bank Holiday Mons 10am-5pm) March 27-May 31.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Pippa Oliphant Art Exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, April 3-May 2.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Variations, March 26-April 5.

FALMER

St. Laurence Church: Bethany to Jerusalem. An exhibition of contemporary Christian-inspired artwork. paintings, woodcarvings, prints, collages, charcoal drawings and a site-specific work made by land artist Philippa Snell. Other artists taking part include Ann d’Arcy Hughes, Alison Milner-Gulland, Sue Nunn, and Mary Beaney.

11am-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays until May 2.

FLETCHING

Fletching Village Hall: Fletching Art Group, art and craft exhibition, 10.30am to 12.30pm, April 11. Homemade cakes along with tea and coffee. Raffle in aid of Fletching Scout Group and Fletching Forget me not group. Local crafts people selling their works.

Hassocks

South Downs Garden Centre: Martin Nee’s stunning and inspirational ‘light work’ on display. April 10, 11 and 12. Visit www.martingnee.co.uk.

HAYWARDS HEATH

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: In The Garden Spring Exhibition, until April 18.

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: The Dark and The Light, Gaylord Meech, 11am-4.30pm Tues-Sat, noon-4.30pm Sun, April 11-23.

FESTIVAL

CRAWLEY

WORDfest – Crawley’s Festival of Words: Thursday, April 23, to Thursday, May 7. Now in its fifth year, the 2015 festival will once again include a magnificent medley of author talks, creative workshops, performances, recitals and more at venues across Crawley, mostly for free. WORDfest opens at Crawley Library on April 23 to coincide with World Book Night, with an evening of stories, books, poetry, music and wine. Book in person from April 1 at Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, call 01293 651751 or visit wordfestcrawley.org/contact.

GIGS

BILINGSHURST

The Kings Arms, High Street (www.ajaxkingsarms.com): 100 Monkeys, April 11; Bucklers Reel, April 25; The Courtelles, May 2.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Michael Ball, 7.30pm April 14.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Marius Neset, 8pm April 11; Simple Minds, 7pm April 14.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: A Fistful of Dub, 11pm April 10; Iluvlive, 7.30pm April 13; Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, 7.30pm April 13; Nathan Sykes, 7pm April 14; Polar Bear plus Leafcutter John, 7.30pm April 15; Dub Organiser, 8pm April 16; Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman, 8pm April 16.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Night House, 8pm April 11; The Showhawk Duo, 8pm April 12.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Robin Trower and special guest, 7.30pm April 14; The Solid Silver 60s Show, 7.30pm April 16.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Jazz Night with Lawrence Jones, 8pm April 10; Kevin Barber, 10am April 11.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Jenny Green’s Jazz Night, 8pm April 15.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Thank You for the Music, 7.30pm April 10; Beatles Day, noon April 12.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Mudlow and rooster Cole, 8pm April 10; Vile Electrodes plus Battery Operated Orchestra plus DJ Digitalis, 8pm April 11; Union Music Store Presentation: Kris Delmhorst, April 15.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – John Spiers Melodeon Workshop, 10.45am-4.45pm April 11. Performance 8pm.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Steve Dan Mills, 8pm April 10.

Sharpthorne

The Ravenswood, Horsted Lane: Sunday Lunch Jazz, South Coast Big Band, April 12; Sunday Lunch Jazz, Pete Mabey Roger Hind Quartet, April 19; Sunday Lunch Jazz, Roger Hind Quartet, April 26.

STONECROSS

The Red Lion, Lion Hill, Stonecross (near Eastbourne): South Coast Big Band. Big Band Specials. Every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit www.southcoastbigband.co.uk. Call 01323 761468.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: T.Rextasy, 7.30pm April 10; No Jacket Required, 7.30pm April 11; Illegal Eagles, 7.30pm April 16.

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: The Cat in The Hat, 2pm/4pm April 12; Ladybird Live: A Tales for Toddlers Special, 10.15am/11.15am April 13 (age 2-5yrs); NT Live: The Hard Problem, 7pm April 16.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Banff Mountain Film Festival, 2.30pm/7.30pm April 11; Bec and Tom’s Awesome Laundry, 11.30am/2.30pm April 12; Pact with Pointlessness, 8pm April 14.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: An Evening with Jan Harlan, 7.30pm April 13; Café Scientifique, 8pm April 15; The Catalyst Club, 8pm April 16.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Producers, 7.45pm April 13-18 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

EASTBOURNE

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Rebecca, 7.45pm April 13-18 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Masters of the House, 8pm April 11.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Garlic Theatre Company presents Monster in My Piano, 2.30pm/4.30pm April 11; Yes, Prime Minister, 7.30pm April 15-17.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Rt Hon Professor Shirley Williams presents The 20th Century, The Century of Violence, 8pm April 10; NT Live: The Hard Problem, a new play by Tom Stoppard, 7pm April 16.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Robin Hood, 3pm/7pm April 11; Explosion, 7.30pm April 15; Pop Factor, 6pm April 16.

LEWES

Lewes Town Hall: Lewes Operatic Society, Anything Goes, 7.30pm April 14-18.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre, Crescent Road (01892) 530613: Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, 1pm/4pm April 14/15.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Inspector Morse: House of Ghosts, 8pm April 10; Signor Baffo, 2.30pm April 12.

WORTHING

Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: Romeo & Juliet, 7.30pm April 11/12 (Sun mat 2pm).

Pavilion Theatre 01903 206206: Big Time, 2.30pm/7.30pm April 10/11.

FRIDAY

DIAL Medicine for Murder, a consultation with Dr Andrew Johns and Dr Harry Brunjes at Folington Manor, 8pm April 10. A range of dining options and ticket prices from www.folkingtonmanor.com or 01323 483946.

LEWES Riverside Club, Sussex Winter Storms by Alan Grey, 2pm April 10 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

TALK: Making Lewes, in the run up to the election of the future of architecture and housing with guest speaker Anna Minton at The Needlemakers, Lewes, 7.30pm April 10. Free event.

SATURDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, Circular from Balcombe Church, 10 mils with Sue 01825 722135. Meet at the lay-by on east side of B2036 just north of Balcombe village, 10am April 11 (picnic lunch).

OPEN Evening at the Observatory Science Centre, Wartling Road Herstmonceux 01323 832731, 6.30pm-11pm April 11.

ST Mary’s Supporters Club Jumble Sale, 2pm April 11 at St Mary’s Social Centre, Christie Road, Lewes. Fun Casino Night, 8pm April 11.

SUNDAY

POP Up Panorama, create your own Lewes landscape using views from the Castle. 1pm-4pm April 12 at Lewes Castle 01273 486290.

RUN Wild, a gentle jaunt over the Downs to Black Cap then to East Chiltington. Start at Landport Bottom 11am April 12. Free event info@runwildsouthdowns.co.uk

MONDAY

LEWES History Society talk, Lewes Through the Eyes of a Flint Knapper by David Smith, 7pm (for 7.30pm) April 13 at the King’s Church building, Brooks Road, Lewes. £3/£2 www.leweshistory.org.uk

SUSSEX Family History Group meeting, How Clean is Your House? by Gary Enstone, 7.30pm April 13 at the Luxford Day Centre, Uckfield.

TUESDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group, April Stroll with Bert 473052. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes 10.30am April 14.

WEDNESDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group Meeting, A Sussex Wildlife Safari, The Nature Reserves of Sussex by Michael Blencowe, at Cliffe Church Hall, Lewes, 7.30pm April 15.

THURSDAY

CYCLE Lewes AGM at the John Harvey Tavern, 7.30pm April 16.