What’s on - April 11 2014

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Universal Genius, 8pm April 10; The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In, 8pm April 10; Krater ComedyClub, April 11-13.

The Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street 020 3287 5533: The Big Saturday Night Comedy Show with Michael Fabbri, Luke Benson, Sami Stone, rob Thomas and compere Lenny Peters, 8.30pm April 12.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Lee Hurst, April 4; Josh Widdicombe, 8pm April 10; Lee Evans, April 14.

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

St Bartholomew’s Church, Ann Street: Sussex Chorus, Mandel Messiah, 7.30pm April 12. Tickets available from the Dome box office 01273 709709, Sussex Chorus website and Ticket Manager 01444 412579 or www.wegottickets.com.

St Bartholomew’s Church, Ann Street (01273) 709709: Sussex Chorus, Handel - Messiah, 7.30pm April 12.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Russell Watson in Concert, 7pm April 10.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Irina Lyakhovskaya, 2.45pm April 13.

HAYWARDS HEATH

The Birch Hotel: The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Sussex presents The Lea Graham Quartet in ‘Here’s a How-de-do’. 2.45pm, April 13. 01444 456227, www.gilbertandsullivantoday.org.uk.

LEWES

Anne of Cleves House (01273) 474610: The Friends of Anne of Cleves House present The English Baroque Music for flute and

harpsichord by the Lovekyn Duo, 7.30pm April 11.

SEAFORD

St Leonard’s Church: Seaford Choral Society. ‘Come and Sing’ with us on Good Friday at our annual ‘Almost Instant’ concert, April 18, 7pm. Rehearsal on April 14, 7.15pm to 9.15pm at Cradle Hall school, Lexden Road, Seaford. The Good Friday rehearsal starts at 5pm in the Church, followed by refreshments. We are singing Vivaldi Gloria, Bach Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring and Vaughan Williams Old Hundredth Psalm. Admission for singers and audience is £3 paid at the door. www.seaford.choral.society.com or call the secretary on 01323 482387.

WEST GRINSTEAD

St George’s Church: Requiem by Gabriel Fauré, a Meditation for Holy Week. Good Friday, April 18, 6.30pm. Sung by the four part choir of St George’s, conducted by the Choirmaster, Dr Andrew Campbell, organist Martin White. Entrance is without charge as it is in place of the service.

WILLINGDON

Willingdon Communityh School, Broad Road: Contentus Chorale, Sing-a-long-a-Geece, 7.30pm April 12. Tickets from 01323

763273 or email lyn@southernmobility.com. Raffle in aid of JPK Project.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Chrysta Bell, 8pm April 12; Mokoomba, 7.30pm April 13.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: How things Work, 7.30pm April 11; Jessica Hoop, 7.30pm April 15; Joan As Police Woman, 8pm April 17.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Catalyst Club, 8pm April 10; Yuri’s Night, The World Space party comes to Brighton, 9pm April 12; End of The Trail Records, April 14; Cafe Scientifique, 8pm April 15.

CRAWLEY

The Grasshopper, Ashdown Drive: Duke, plus special guest DJs bringing you a night of the best UK garage, urband and hiphop tunes, April 12, 8pm.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Open Stage Night, 7.30pm April 10; Jazz Night with Ian Shaw and Barry Green, 8pm April 11; John Cave at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon April 12; Three Band Showcase, 7.45pm April 12; Mike McGear McCartney - Growing up with Paul and more, 7.30pm April 13.

HAILSHAM

Hailsham Pavilion (01323) 841414: Fay Heild and The Hurricane Party, 7.30pm April 12.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): We’ve Only Just Begun (Caprenters tribute), April 17, 7.30pm;

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Jellyhead, 8pm April 11; Wolf People + Sam Walker, April 12; Crooked Rooks, April 13.

Elephant and Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club - Emmanuel Pariselle and Christian Maes, 8pm April 12 (workshop 10.45am April 12).

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club - Claire Booth, 7.45pm April 11.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: The Illegal Eagles, 7.30pm April 14.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Juan Martin, 8pm April 11; Malcolm Head (Breakfast at Trinity) 10.30am April 12.

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Dyamond Dance Show 2014, April 13.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Boxe Boxe with live music from the Varese String Quartet, 7.30pm April 17, 3pm April 18.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, 7.45pm April 7-12 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story, 7.45pm April 14-19 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

BURGESS HILL

Oakmeeds: Ariel Company Theatre presents Disney’s High School Musical onstage. Two performances, April 12, 2.30pm and 6.30pm. Call 01444250407. www.ariel.ticketsource.co.uk, tickets@arielct.co.uk, www.arielct.co.uk.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Red Hot & Cole, 7.30pm April 9-12 (Sat mat 2.30pm); That’s Entertainment, 7.3pm

April 17/18.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Singin’ in the Rain, 7.30pm April 8-19 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm) (not April 13).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: The man who brought us sunshine, Morecambe, April 1-5; In Praise of Love, 7.45pm April 8-12 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); Sherlock Holmes, 2.30pm/7.45pm April 16; The Sooty show, 11am/2.30pm April 17.

Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Back to Broadway, 7.30pm April 11/12

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Festival Event: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Cat, 2pm April 7; Just Joyce, 7.45pm April 17/18.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Spring of Youth, 7pm April 12; Vienna Festival Ballet, Cinderella, 5pm/8pm April 16; Elvis the Movies Experience, 7.30pm April 17.

KINGSTON

Parish Hall: A Doll’s House, 7.30pm April 9-12. Tickets from boxoffice@thesynergytheatre.com or Tel: 01273 301444.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Science Museum Live - The Energy Show, 7pm April 12, 2pm/7pm April 13; Suggs: My Life Story, 7.30pm April 16.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Sherlock Holmes, 8pm April 12; The Jungle Book (4yrs plus) 2.30pm April 13; The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight, 8pm April 17.

WIVELSFIELD

Wivelsfield Little Theatre (01444) 471201: Shadowlands – A true love story, 7.30pm, April 10 - 12.

FRIDAY

LEWES Riverside Club, Leo Marks Bletchley Special Operations by Mike Hoskins, 2pm April 11 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

HISTORY: Burgess Hill Local History Society, Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. The ‘Ouse: Source to Sea’. Dr Geoffrey Mead will take us on a pictorial journey through the Ouse valley noting aspects of its economic and social landscapes, geology and natural history. 8pm. Members £1. Visitors £3, including refreshments. All welcome.

The Delphinus Quartet will be playing Britten’s 2nd Quartet and Dvorak’s Op.96 at Anne of Cleves House, 52 Southover High Street, Lewes. Cost £7 a ticket in advance or on the door. Contact Jane Vokins 01273 472527 jjvokins@sky.com. There will be a licensed bar serving wine and Harveys beer. All the money raised helps Anne of Cleves House.

SATURDAY

BARN Dance at the Romney Hut, Newhaven Fort (01273) 391455, 7pm April 12.

COFFEE Morning run by South Street Bonfire Society at Cliffe Church Hall, Lewes, 10am-noon April 12. Coffee, tea, cakes, bric-a-brac and bonfire merchandise.

COFFEE MORNING for St Catherines Hospice, foyer, Martlets Hall, Burgers Hill, from 10am to 12.30pm. Any enquiries: Judith Redd 01444 248595.

HIJACK Children’s Festival 2014 in Brighton from April 12-21. Information about all events at hijackhg.com. Book tickets at komedia.co.uk/brighton or 0845 293 8480.

SUSSEX Past and Present Society talk, Three Iron Ages in Sussex? Weald, Downs and Coastal Plain by John Manley, 2.30pm Peter Drewett Education Resource Centre, Barbican House, 169 High Street, Lewes.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Pastures Dry and Meadows High, 11 miles with Colin 01323 647665. Meet at East Dean, 10am April 13; Or, Across the Fields to Grandad’s, 5 miles with Sylvia P. Meet at Herstmonceux Village car park behind Woolpack Inn, 2pm April 13.

KEEP It Local Craft Fair at the Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, 10am-3pm April 13. Further information on 01342 312979.

Uckfield Film Society: The Earrings of Madame de France. Director: Max Ophüls. Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux and Vittorio de Sica play the leading roles in this tragedy of love which begins in narcissistic flirtation and passes from romance to passion to desperation. Ophüls swirling sensuous camera work and persuasive style pervade the film. Uckfield Picture House 01825 764909. 8pm

MID Sussex Ramblers, Photographing Early Purple Orchids, 6.5 miles with Peter 01444 415367 (picnic lunch). Meet at Trinity Road car park Hurstpierpoint, 11.17am April 13.

Nutley Windmill, Crowborough Road, open 2pm to 5.30pm, 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.

MONDAY

FOOD Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meetings 8pm Mondays at The Wood Room, St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane, Lewes.

LEWES History Group meeting at Kings Church building, Brooks Road, 7pm-9pm April 14. David Clark will tell the group the story behind his family’s business (W.E. Clark & Son) over nearly 100 years. Al welcome. £3/£2. Free refreshments. www.leweshistory.org.uk.

SUSSEX Family History Group meeting, A Policeman’s Lot by Timespan, 7.30pm April 14 at The Luxford Centre, Uckfield.

TUESDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, Windmills Walk, 8.25 miles with Erica (mobile on the day 07885 595131). Meet at Clayton Recreation Ground car park, 10am April 15 (picnic lunch).

MINI Mangonels and Tiny Trebuchets at Lewes Castle, 1.30pm April 15. Free admission.

WEDNESDAY

FAMILY Tours: The King v The Barons, 10am April 16 at Lewes Castle (01273) 486290.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Polegate to Berwick Station, 5 miles with Anne D 474697. Meet at Lewes Railway Station for 9.44am train to Polegate.

LEWES Footpaths Group Meeting with a talk, Travels in the Galapagos Islands, by Paul and Carole Nicholson, 7.30pm April 16 at Cliffe

Church Hall.

SUSSEX Military History Society AGM followed by talk, The Battle of Lewes by Richard Shenton at the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes, 7.30pm for 8pm April 16.

THURSDAY

NEWHAVEN Gardening Society meeting, Edible Gardening by Barbara and Edward Echlin, 7.30pm April 17 at Age Concern Day Club, West Quay, Newhaven.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk, No fishing for Compliments! No Flies on Me! 2.25 miles with Sue T 482441. Bus 51, 9.47am Polegate High Street Medical Centre, April 17. Berwick (Cricketers)-Alciston-Berwick, via SDW, 5.5 miles with Dave and Maureen 726427; Or, Much Too Early for This Year’s Vintage, 10 miles (picnic lunch) with Pauline 645793. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation

Ground, 9.30am April 17.

SOROPTIMIST International AGM, 6.30pm April 17 at Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge.

TALK about the Selmeston Saxon Graves by Dr Sue Harrington, 7.30pm April 17 at Selmeston Village Hall. Tickets £5 on door.

EXHIBITIONS

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre foyer: Lucy Ames, April 6-25.

EASTBOURNE

The Towner Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road: Near Dark, Feb 8-May 14.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Maritime Themed Art Exhibition, Fri 10am-12.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm April 4-26.

HAILSHAM

Gallery North, High Street: Abstracts by Robert Sparkes, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm until April 26.

HAYWARDS HEATH

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: Sussex beloved Sussex, until April 26. A celebration of every inch of this beautiful county of ours, by some of its resident artists. Open: Tues-Sat - 10.30am - 5 pm, Sun 12am - 4pm, www.greentreegallery.co.uk. Call 01444 456560.

HORAM

The Horam Centre, High Street: Art exhibition and sale. Three local artists return to Horham for their third exhibition. Penelope Coomber, Norman Starley and Anday Thurgood. Offering more new original art work at affordable prices. A three-day event. May 9, 10 and 11. Free parking close by. Launch night Friday, May 9, 6pm to 9pm. Saturday, May 10, 10am to 4pm. Sunday, May 11, 9am to 4pm..

SEAFORD

The Crypt, Church Street: Last Minute Artists, 10.30am-4.30pm

Sat/Sun April 12/13.