What’s on - August 2 2013

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Aug 1-4; Bent Double, 7.30pm Aug 4; Krater Comedy Club, Aug 8-11.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Ken Dodd’s Happiness Show, 7pm Aug 4.

CONCERTS

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: A Vision of Elvis, Rob Kingsley, 7.30pm Aug 8; Grease: The Musical, August 22-24.

HORSHAM

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

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Jackport, 11pm Aug 2; Gypsy Fire, 8pm Aug 3.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: A Vision of Elvis, Rob Kingsley, 7.30pm Aug 8.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Jenny Beckwith and Friends at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Aug 3.

HORSHAM

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

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Elliots Sleeping, 8pm Aug 2; Shauna Parker and the Saloon Bar Band, Aug 4.

SLINFOLD

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

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Local and Live Sessions, 8pm Aug 3; Big Top: Breakfast at Trinity’s, 5pm-10pm Aug 8.

WARNHAM

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.

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain, 2pm/4pm Aug 1/2.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Pink Fringe event – I Wanna Be Loved By You, 7.30pm Aug 2.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Birdsong, 7.45pm July 29-Aug 3 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); 9 to 5 The Musical, 7.45pm Aug 5-10 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Kettle Of fish Circus Cabaret, 7.30pm Aug 3; Drama Summer School, 10am-4pm Aug 5-9; As You Like It, 7pm Aug 8.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The King and I, Aug 6-10.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Crazy for You, 7.45pm July 24-Aug 3 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

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

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: Hippolyte et Aricie, 5.05pm Aug 1; Le nozze di Figaro, 5.10pm Aug 2; Don Pasquale, 6.05pm Aug 3/6; Hippolyte et Aricie, 3.50pm Aug 4 (pre-performance talk, 2.35pm), 5.05pm Aug 8.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Tropicana Nights, 8.30pm Aug 3.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): TJ Higgs, September 26

SEAFORD

Seaford Little Theatre, Steyne Road: Pack of Lies, 7.45pm July 26-Aug 3. Tickets available from Sussex Eyecare in Broad Street.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Big Top: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, 2pm Aug 6; Big Top: Intro to Performance Workshop (8yrs plus), 10am/11am/noon Aug 6; Big Top: Murder Mystery, 7pm Aug 6; Glyndebourne: Don Pasquale (live transmission), 7.15pm Aug 6; Big Top: Film Workshop, 10am/11am/noon Aug 7; Big Top: Wind in the Willows (4-8yrs) 2pm Aug 7. Big Top Music Workshops: Be in a Band, Aug 8; Djembe, Aug 8; Music For All, Aug 8; Rock Guitar, Aug 8.

FRIDAY

KIDS Summer Holiday Activities. Free activities at Churchill Square, Brighton, 10am-5pm Aug 9-25.

LEWES Riverside Club, Gongoozling for Beginners. Life on the Canals by Neil Sadler, 2pm Aug 2 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

Saturday

ST Andrew’s Summer Fete at The Egg, Bishopstone, noon-4.30pm Aug 3. Activities include Dog Show, beer tent, fairground organ, Seaford Silver Band, Punch and Judy and raffle with stalls of cakes, bric-a-brac, clothes, books, plants, toys, puzzles and cards. All welcome.

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

FREE Circus Summer School for 8-14yrs at Hangleton Community Centre, Harmsworth Crescent, Hove (01273) 884732, Aug 3-11 (not Thurs/Fri).

HISTORICAL Guided Tour of Seaford. Meet outside 37 Church Street, 10.30am Aug 3. Tickets available from Seaford Tourist Information Centre, 37 Church Street. Contact number 01323 897426.

INDOOR Boot Fair at the Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, 10.30am-2.30pm Aug 3.

MACMILLAN Coastal Garden Trail, Brighton to Seaford, 17 plus Open Gardens (01323) 899296. Driftwood Garden, 4 Marine Drive, Bishopstone is one of the 17 gardens. 11am-5pm Aug 3/4.

Sunday

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Lewes Landscapes, 12 miles with Judi 07890 409355. Meet at Mountfield Road car park (200m south of railway station), 10am Aug 4.

Firle Village Vintage Fair – a small old-fashioned country style fair at Firle Village Vintage Cricket Ground. There will be a unique range of pretty decorative homeware, gardenalia and vintage ephemera, a lovely pop up vintage ‘delicious tea room’ Pimms, Prosecco and Bourbon Bar, For stall bookings call 07957496309 or email firlevintage@gmail.com.

GUIDED Tour of Seaford Cemetery, meet at gates to Seaford Cemetery 2pm Aug 4. Tickets available from Seaford Tourist Information Centre, 37 Church Street, or on the day. Contact number 01323 897426.

OPEN Gardens in aid of St Peter and St James Hospice. Four gardens in Hurstpierpoint, 15 and 25 Orchard way, 109 and 133 College Lane, 2pm-5pm Aug 4. Homemade teas at 109 College Lane.

Monday

LEWES Riverside Club, Costa Rica by Margaret Sweetman, 2pm Aug 5 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

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

TIME Buster – The Musical (for ages 10-15yrs) 10am-4pm Aug 5-8 at De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill (01424) 229111.

Tuesday

THE Fat Controller at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Aug 6.

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.

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

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

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

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Two Ways to Beachy Head, 11 miles with Tim and Pauline 01424 223714. Meet by cafe near Bedes School, Eastbourne 10am Aug 7.

BRIGHTON: Sidewinder, 66 Upper St James Street: Open Mic Night, Tuesdays; The Sidewinder Garden Quiz, 8pm Wednesdays.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Evening walk with Supper, East Hoathly, with Bert 473052. Meet at top North Street car park, Lewes 5.30pm Aug 7.

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Very Hidden Lewes, 5 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at Lewes Railway Station Forecourt, 7pm Aug 7.

PEPPA Pig and George at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Aug 7.

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.

QUIZZES and Word Search, a new way to learn about Polegate Windmill, 2pm-5pm Aug 7. Wednesday educational events for children at Polegate Windmill, Park Croft. Open to all ages. Contact Sandra Creasy 01323 736899.

Thursday

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Once More Unto The Breach, 5.5 miles with Bridget Wright 01323 736542. Meet in Golden Galleon car park, Exceat, 6.15pm Aug 8.

OPEN Stage night at the Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne, 7.30pm Aug 8.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Friston Pond and Beyond, 5 miles with David and Sheila 500877; or Only Our Close Bit Thyme Smells, Like Dawn in Paradise, 11 miles with Sue and Aled 484723. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Aug 8.

EXHIBITIONS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: The Universal, Addressability of Dumb Things curated by Mark Leckey, July 13-Oct 20.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Alberto Parmigiani, Fri/Sat 10am-4pm, Aug 2-31.

HAYWARDS HEATH

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.

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Four Creative Artists, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, July 20-Aug 4.

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.

PEVENSEY

St Wilfrid’s Hall, Pevensey Bay: Pevensey Bay Art Group Exhibition and Sale of Paintings and Ceramics, 10am-4pm Aug 3. Cards, tombola, refreshments. Free entry.