What’s on - August 15 2014



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Aug 14; Krater Comedy Club, Aug 15-17/21.


The Capitol (01403 750220): The Paul Zerdin Show, 7.30pm, September 6; Barnstormers Comedy, 7.30pm, September 21 and October 19.



Rudgwick Music Festival, Springbok Estate, Sachel Court Road: Headliner – Alvin Stardust. Willy Austen, Solice, T Slammers, emerging talent Emilee Lucia, the Furious Badgers and the Surrey Hills Ukulele Big Band. Saturday, August 16. Tickets are available from the website or from the gate on the day. People can visit www.rmfblues.org.uk for full details or follow the official Facebook and Twitter feeds. For further information contact John Brigden on john.brigden@icloud.com or call 07785 281272.


Arundel Cathedral: The Malcolm Sargent Festival Choir will be participating in two Masses for the 29th year at Arundel Cathedral, August 10. 9.30am and 11.15am. Chief work – Gounod’s Cecilia Mass. Nicholas O’Neill, at the organ, wrote a motet ‘Melody Divined’ in honour of Simon Over’s 50th Birthday. It will have its premiere performance during the masses.


Horsham Sports Club, Cricketfield Road (01403 750220): Devotion – a mini family music festival in aid of Cancer Research UK, Relay For Life. Lauren Rebecca, Taygan Paxton, Saviours of Soul, Nick Paxton, NooN, Paperboy and Brent Yeomans and Friends Eclectic. 2pm until 9pm, September 6. Adult tickets are £10 each, and children under 16 are free if accompanied by a paying adult. For more information please email devotion.tickets2014@yahoo.co.uk.


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.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: The Bad Shepherds, 7pm Aug 17.


Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Spellbound, 9pm Aug 16; Cut The Funk, 8.30pm, Aug 18.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Kind Sirs, 7.30pm Aug 13; Catalyst Club, 8pm Aug 14; Alex Taylor, 8pm Aug 20.

Shooshh, 214 Kings Road Arches: Runway, 10pm Aug 16; Glam, 10pm Aug 16; Pachanga, 10.30pm Aug 19; Azuri, 10.30pm Aug 21.

Wah Kiki, 211 Kings Road Arches: Sundown, 11pm Aug 17.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Aug 14; Jackaroo at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Aug 16.


Hailsham Pavilion (01323) 841414: Wake the Union Band, 8pm for 8.30pm Aug 20.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Pipe and Tabor, 7.15pm, August 24; 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.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: South of Saturn, 8pm Aug 15; The Vox Beatles, Aug 16; Crooked Rooks, 3pm Aug 17.

Elephant and Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Obstacles to Love, 8pm Aug 16.


Nutbourne Vineyards, Gay Street, Nr Pulborough (01798 815 196): L’escargots Trois with the fantastic Jonny Hepbir Quartet, Bank Holiday Monday, August 25, 3pm to 7pm. Tickets £15 in advance including half bottle Nutbourne wine. Phone Bridget on 01798 815 196.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Bellowhead, 7.30pm Aug 20.


Pavilion Theatre 01903 206206: John Mann’s Seaside Melodies, 2pm Aug 20.



Arundel Castle: Alfesco Shakespare by GB Theatre Company. The Comedy of Errors, August 21; Macbeth, August 22; The Comedy of Errors, August 23;. 5.30pm castle grounds open, 6.30pm The Collector Earl’s Garden gates open, 7.30pm performances start. Tickets in advance: Adults £26, children (5-15) £16. Tickets on the night (subject to availability): Adults £28 Children (5-15) £18. Book online at www.gbtheatrecompany.com/arundelcastle.html. Further information: www.arundelcastle.org.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: James and The Giant Peach, 6pm Aug 15; One Man, Two Guvnors’, 7.30pm Aug 18-23 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Rock Around the Clock, 7.30pm Aug 12-16 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); An Evening With Cricket Legend Sir Garfield Sobers, 7.30pm Aug 17; Spirit of the Dance 2014, 7.30pm Aug 19-23 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Double Death, 7.45pm July 29-August 23 (not Sun) (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Avenue Q, 7.30pm Aug 20-23.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Sooty Show, 11am Aug 20.


Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: La finta giardiniera, 5.05pm Aug 15/18/21; La triviata, 5.50pm Aug 16/20; Rinaldo, 3.45pm Aug 17, 5pm Aug 19.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Juvenile & Senior Chorus Auditions for Cinderella, 10am, August 31; 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.


All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Playhouse Creatures. 7.45pm Aug 19-23. Tickets at bryteye.co.uk.


Newhaven Fort, Fort Road (01273) 517622: Meeching Amateur Dramatics presents The Better ‘Ole (or The Romance of Old Bill), 7.45pm Aug 21-23.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Summer School Juniors – The Wind in The Willows, 3pm/7pm Aug 16.


Pavilion Theatre, Worthing 01903 206206: That’ll Be The Day, 7.30pm August 16.


HURSTPIERPOINT: Ballroom/latin dance classes Friday evenings at the Village Centre, Trinity Road. Hurstpierpoint. Beginners 6.45-7.45. 2nd Level 7.45-8.45. Improvers 8.45-9.45. Enquiries to Star Dance School. Call 01273 719500 or email starschool@talktalk.net.

LEWES Footpaths Group 50th Anniversary Dinner at Pelham House, 7.30pm Aug 15. Details from Graham 472678.

LEWES Riverside Club, The Lands of the Lower Danube by Jak and Sonia Baksi at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes, 2pm Aug 15.

Storrington Community Market: 9am to 10.30am. Open every Friday morning at Storrington Village Hall. Selling fresh local eggs and cheese, home-made cakes, bread and savouries, jams and marmalades, locally produced fruit and vegetables, mushrooms and free range pork. Plants, flowers, handicrafts and refreshments. Dianne Bailey 01903 745255.


FARMERS’ Market in Cliffe Precinct, Lewes, 9am-1pm Aug 16.

Mannings Heath Summer Horticultural Show: 2pm to 4pm at The Mannings Heath Village Hall. For details call the show secretary Dave Hilliam 01403 264732.

NEIGHBOURHOOD Plan Open Day at Lewes Town Hall, 10am-4pm Aug 16. Debate and activities to help shape a vision for the future of Lewes for the next 20 years. Organised by Lewes Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

RODMELL Summer Show. Traditional English village show organised by Rodmell Horticultural Society at the sports field in Rodmell, 2pm-4.30pm Aug 16.

THE Royal Pavilion Estate and The First World War, Brighton Dome tours from 10.30am Aug 16/23.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, To Bodium and Back, 10 miles with Tim and Pauline. Meet at Robertsbridge Station car park, 10am Aug 17.

Cream Tea Dance: 2pm to 4.30pm at the Village Centre, Trinity Road. Hurstpierpoint. £4.50.

SUSSEX Pathfinders, Ashdown forest, 11.5 miles undulating forest and fields. Meet at Millbrook East car park off the eastern side of A22, 10am Aug 17.


JUDAISM: Ivor Richards, vice president of the Sussex Jewish Representative Council, will be talking about all things Jewish. Secular and orthodox Jews; Jewish law, schools and rituals; Jerusalem, Israel and Palestine; race, religion, both? 7.30pm at Chichester Inn, 38 West Street, Chichester. Talk followed by a Q & A session. All welcome. £3 admission (usual concessions). All are welcome. Chichester humanists meet on the third Monday of the month. Visit www.westsussexhumanists.org.uk or ring Andrew on 07934508671.


LEWES Footpaths Group, All Day – Lewes to Spain, Lewes to Saltdean, 8 miles with Chris 483869. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Aug 19. Tapas by the beach at end. Or, Stroll – meet at 10.30am. details from Bert 473052.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Stanmer Circular via Ditchling, 10 miles with David J (on day) 07412 108680. Meet at Stanmer park car park (near church at back of park) 10am Aug 19.

STEYNING: Ballroom/latin dance classes Tuesday evenings at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning. Beginners 7.30-8.30. Improvers 8.30-9.30. Enquiries to Star Dance School: 01273 719500, email starschool@talktalk.net.

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm Aug 19.


MID Sussex Ramblers, Sort Walk on Ashdown Forest, 3.5 miles with Sue 01825 722135. Meet at Hollies car park on Nutley to Duddleswell road, 7.30pm Aug 20.

SUSSEX Military History Society, The Arrival of Eagles by Andy Saunders at The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes, 7.30pm for 8pm Aug 20.

STOOLBALL England’s Junior Stoolball Academy, Broadbridge Heath Cricket Club, Byfleets Lane, Broadbridge Heath, on Wednesday, August 20 and 27, 3pm to 5pm, £3 per session open to boys and girls from the age of 9. Contact Sally Booker mailto:sally@stoolbal.org.uk for further details or to book your place.

LINDFIELD: Ballroom/latin dance classes Wednesday evenings at the King Edward Hall, Lindfield. Beginners 7.30-8.30. Improvers 8.30-9.30. Enquiries to Star Dance School (Ray Smith). Call 01273 719500 or email starschool@talktalk.net.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, To Bomber Command and Beachy Head, 6 miles with Jane C. Meet at St Bede’s School, Holywell, 6.30pm .

POLEGATE Ramblers, figure of Eight – Barcombe Mills to Isfield, 5 miles with Barry 508615; Or, Hiking to Heaven, 9 miles with Graham 501467. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Aug 21.



St Nicholas Church: Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, Bank Holiday weekend, August 22 to 24, 10am to 5pm. A range of work by a variety of local artists. Ceramics, jewellery, paintings, prints, wood turned objects. Refreshments, including coffee, tea, cakes and biscuits, will be available. The nearest parking is at Castle car park, just off the Bramber roundabout. It is also available down on The Street and at the Bramber car park, directly opposite the Castle Hotel. All proceeds will go towards the maintenance and upkeep of St Nicholas of Bramber and St Peters of Upper Beeding.


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


The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: ‘Horse Play’ Exhibition. Until August 30. Whether we ride or just admire from afar, this exhibition of paintings, prints, photography and sculpture explores the grace, beauty and spirit of the horse. Visit www.greentreegallery.co.uk. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am to 5pm. Sunday 12pm to 4pm. Call 01444 456560.


Drill Hall, Denne Road: Association of Sussex Artists. Paintings, Sculpture & Pottery. August 14 - 23. 10.30am to 5pm including Sunday. Closes Saturday, August 23, at 3.30pm. Admission Free.

Horsham Museum, 9 Causeway (01403 254 959): Steyning 400: Photographic Works by Students of Steyning Grammar School and Sixth Form College, until August 30; Artists in the Frame, an interesting look at the rich artistic culture of Horsham District, until August 30; Within the Woods, the art of Peter and Sarah Slight, until August 30.


The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Gallery, 7 Saba House, Kings Road, Shalford: Stuart Mallard’, noted Wildlife and Canine Artist, August 1- 29, Mon-Fri, 9-5pm, free. Browse and buy from this stunning selection of oils, pastels, watercolours and limited edition prints. All sales support endangered wildlife. For more see www.davidshepherd.org.