What’s on - August 16 2013

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Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy club, Aug 22-25.



The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Grease: The Musical, August 22-24; For Those About To Rock! September 7.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Gibbs Trio, violins and viola, at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Aug 17.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Beyond The Barricade, September 27.



The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill: Saturday 13 July - Saturday 17 August. ‘Figuratively Speaking’, the Gallery’s summer exhibition, featuring a variety of mediums from vibrant canvases to wire sulptures and papier mache.


Cancer Research Shop, 214 High Street: Portrait Exhibition of Local People by Leslie Norah Hills in aid of RNLI and Cancer Research UK, Aug 5-31.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou and Friends, 7pm Aug 16.


Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Spellbound, 9pm Aug 16; Born Bad, 11pm Aug 16; Martha Wainwright, 8pm Aug 22.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Maia, 8pm Aug 15; Limbic System, 8pm Aug 16; Casitas, 7.30pm Aug 19; Monoganon, Aug 20; Tailor Birds Album Launch, 8pm Aug 21; TigerBiteFever Launch Party, 7.30pm Aug 22.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road (01273 845829, Claytonkeymerbl@aol.com): Dave Whitmore, Country & western singer played at the venue last year for the first time and is highly recommended. From Johnny Cash to Charlie Rich and many more, 8.30pm – 11.30pm, Saturday, August 17.


Shots Bar, Albion Way: Acoustic Nights @ Shots, every Sunday 8pm.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Others, Aug 16; Kitchen Party, 3pm Aug 18.


Slinfold cricket club: Quo-caine, a Status Quo tribute band, ‘Quo-caine live on the Green’, from 8.30pm, August 17.


The Jolly Tanners, Handcross Road (01444 400335): The Jolly Tanners ‘Champion’ Beers Festival from Friday, August 23, to August 26 – Nigel Bagge and Mike Piggott Band, 9pm, August 23; The New Orleans Echoes, 3.30pm, August 24; Poco Loco, Dinner Jazz, 8pm, August 24; The Art Walters Trio (piano, tenor sax and bass), 4pm, August 25; Mike Piggott’s Hot Club Trio (violin, guitar and bass), 4pm, August 26.


The Sussex Oak, Church Street (01403 265028): Live Jazz with Andy Walker and Friends. Starts 8pm. Takes place on the second and last Thursday of every month.



Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: That’ll Be the Day, 7.45pm Aug 16.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Grease The Musical, 7.30pm Aug 22-24 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Musicality (Ariel Young Actors), August 24; Crawley Irish Festival August 25.


Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Gotta Sing Gotta Dance, 7.45pm Aug 1-24 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 7.30pm Aug 12-17 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); That’ll Be The Day, 7.30pm Aug 18.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: A tribute to National Treasure, Joyce Grenfell, Just Joyce, 7.30pm Aug 22-24 (Sat mat 3pm).


Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: Don Pasquale, 6.05pm Aug 16/19/21; Billy Budd, 5.25pm Aug 17/20/22; Hippolyte et Aricie, 3.50pm Aug 18 (pre-performance talk, 2.35pm).


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Footloose, Aug 15-17.


The Capitol (01403 750220): TJ Higgs, September 26; The Snail And The Whale, October 1 and 2.


Newhaven Fort (01273) 517622: The Comedy Of Errors, 7.30pm Aug 20.


LEWES Riverside Club, Sussex Industrial History by Geoffrey Mead, 2pm Aug 16 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

Children’s Centre, YMCA, Lewes: 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.


BIG Book Sale at St Anne’s Church, Western Road, Lewes, 10am-2pm Aug 17.

OPEN Garden in aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Cowbeech House, Cowbeech, Hailsham 11am-4pm Aug 17. Grade two listed property surrounded by formal rose gardens.

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


BEACHY Head Ramblers, 3 Cups Circular, 13 miles with Richard W 07799 752725. Meet in Horam Village car park, 10am Aug 18.

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Laughton Circular, 6 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at the Roebuck Inn, Laughton 11am Aug 18.


LEWES Riverside Club, Rodin in Lewes Exhibition by Paul Myles, 2pm Aug 19 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

HOVE: Salvation Army Hall, Conway Street: Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir meet, 7.30-9.30pm Mondays. Details on 01273 323733 or www.brightonwelshmalevoicechoir.co.uk.

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

DRUMMING: All Saints Centre (small hall), Lewes: 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

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


LEWES Footpaths Group, all day walk, Trio of Villages, Rushlake Green, Warbleton and Vines Cross with Anne 474697. Meet at top North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Aug 20.

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.

LEWES: Near Lewes station: Action for Change, positive action healthy lifestyles, Tuesday evening clinic. Ring 0300 111 2470 or email reception.gh@action-for-change.org to make an appointment.

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.

RINGMER: 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.

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

BURGESS HILL: St Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: The Sussex Harmonisers, male Barbershop chorus, rehearse every Tuesday 7.30–10.15pm. If you like to sing, you’ll find it fun to sing with us and you don’t have to be able to read music. New voices (Baritones and Tenors especially) are always welcome so just come along and see what goes on; ring Brian Beglin on 01273 553102 for more details; or take a look at our website, www.sussexharmonisers.org.uk

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Downs Circular via Alfriston, 8 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Bo Peep car park, 10am Aug 20.

THE Fat Controller at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Aug 20.

WESTMESTON: Village Hall: Embroidery workshop, Tues 1-3pm. Contact Wendy Connor for information 01273 479351.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, A Hole Meal of a Walk, 12 miles with Andrew 01323 761179. Meet at Herstmonceux Church, 10am Aug 21.

FIREMAN Sam Mini Show at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Aug 21.

LEWES: 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.

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.

POLEGATE Windmill, Park Croft, Polegate. Mill Art Afternoon, drawing and painting tuition for all ages, 2pm-5pm Aug 21. Contact Peter Martin 01323 731514.

SUSSEX Military History Society - Orders, Decorations and Medals by Roy Butler at the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes, 7.30pm for 8pm Aug 21.

UCKFIELD: Foresters’ Hall, Harcourt Road: Uckfield Community Orchestra is an orchestra for ages 8 to 88, we are a friendly and enthusiastic group and would love to meet new members of any ability. We meet weekly during term-time on Wednesday 6.15-8pm. If you play an orchestral instrument, especially strings, do come along, or call Sundari on 01342 823099. You can also view our web-site: www.uckfield-community-orchestra.co.uk

WORLD War II Day at Michelham Priory (01323) 844224, Aug 21. Fun from the 1940s with music and dancing, wartime artefacts and vehicles.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Charleston and Around, 4 miles with John and Esther 01323 503239. Meet at Litlington Village Hall, 6.30pm Aug 22.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Round, Up and Down Seaford Head, 4.5 to 5 miles with Chris W 890258; Heading for the High Weald, 9 miles with Graham 501467. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Aug 22.

PREGNANCY: Equilibrium Studio, 33 Cliffe High Street, Lewes: Pregnancy Clinic: Ante-Natal Yoga with Lexy, 5.45pm Thursdays.

SEAFORD: 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.

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