What’s on - December 20 2013

Comedy

Brighton

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: The Mondays – The Seagull Has Landed, 8pm Dec 18/19, Krater Comedy Club, 8pm Dec 20/22.

concerts

Bexhill

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Liane Carroll and Christmas Strings, 7.30pm Dec 20.

Eastbourne

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Classical guitarist Gabrielle Stephens, 7.30pm Dec 20.

Firle

St Peters Church: Mezzowave, Supernatural Soulstice Christmas Concert, 8pm Dec 21. Tickets available from The Union Music Store, 1 Lansdown Place, Lewes.

Exhibitions

eastbourne

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Sonya Tatham and Susan Gregory Art exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Dec 6-28.

Lewes

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: The Sussex Arts Collective and The Star Pottery, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun, Nov 30-Dec 22 (6pm-8pm Dec 5).

Lewes House: Slater’s Sussex, The Colour Woodcuts of Eric Slater, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, until Dec 23.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Claire Palastanga & Kate Hasted, Dec 3-19; Sue Walker, Highlighting Form, December 21-Jan 11.

Gigs

Brighton

Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: UNION J plus Room 94, 6.30pm Dec 19; Bootleg Beatles, Dec 20.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Christmas Ceilidh with the Flying Chaucers, 7pm Dec 22.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Wellsbourne Society, 8.30pm Dec 19; Spellbound, 9pm Dec 21; Johnny Cash Tribute Night, 7.30pm Dec 23.

Eastbourne

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Slade and Sweet, 7.30pm Dec 19.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Bob & Adela at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Dec 21; Lawsuit Lizzy, 8pm Dec 21.

Horsham

The Capitol (01403 750220): The Capitol Accoustic Club, Jan 13- March 10.

Lewes

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Kondoms, 8pm Dec 20; Starfish – The Next Generation, Dec 21; Jessie Pie and The Thorn, 3pm Dec 22.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Christmas Party, Dec 21.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at the Royal Oak – Christmas Party Night, 8pm Dec 19.

Seaford

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm Dec 20.

Warnham

The Sussex Oak Pub, Church Street: Live Jazz with Andy Walker and Friends. Starts 8pm. Takes place on the last Thursday of every month. Contact: Rex Walker, 01403 791052.

STAGE

Brighton

Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Scrooge, Dec 23-Jan 4.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Petit Mal: Concrete Circus, 7.30pm Dec 17-21, 3pm Dec 22.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Who’s Been Sitting In My Chair by Freehand Theatre, 11am/2pm Dec 22-Jan 4 (ex Dec 25/26/Jan 1) 3-7yrs.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Xmas Improv 7.45pm Dec 20/21.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Dec 17-Jan 5.

Eastbourne

Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Dec 19-Jan 4.

Hastings

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Christmas Party Night, 8pm Dec 20.

Lewes

Lewes Little Theatre, Lancaster Street: Under the Greenwood Tree, 7.30pm Dec 19-23 (Matinees 2.30pm Dec 21/22). Tickets available from the Tourist Information Centre or www.wegottickets.com.

tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Christmas Comedy Cafe IV, 8pm Dec 19; A Christmas Carol – As Told By Jacob Marley (Deceased), 7.30pm Dec 20; Bolshoi: Sleeping Beauty, 5pm Dec 22.

FRIDAY

NEWICK: Community Centre, Newick Green: Newick Community Club meet every Tuesday and Friday 10.30am-3.30pm for the over 60s. We offer fun and entertainment as well as a super lunch. You can either come for the whole day or just pop in for the morning or afternoon, but if you would like lunch we would need to know by 10am. Just check our door for dates of special forthcoming events. Call us on 07561 372 403 for further information.

Saturday

NORMAN Baker MP surgery at Lewes District Council Offices, Fort Road, Newhaven; and the Town Council Offices, 49 High Street, Polegate Dec 21. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

Sunday

MID Sussex Ramblers, The Weather Vanes of Barcombe, 4 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at the Village Store, Barcombe Cross, car park next to store, 11am Dec 22.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, East Dean – East Sussex, 9 miles Downland – ups and downs. Meet at East Dean car park, 10.30am Dec 22.

Monday

HASSOCKS: Santa’s Chirstmas Grotto – organised by Burgess Hill District  Lions. From 10am to 12:30pm. All proceeds support the Lions’ local community projects. South Downs Heritage Centre, Brighton Road. Call 01273 845232 or visit www.south-downs.co.uk.

tuesday

HASSOCKS: Santa’s Chirstmas Grotto – organised by Burgess Hill District  Lions. From 10am to 12.30pm. All proceeds support the Lions’ local community projects. South Downs Heritage Centre, Brighton Road. Call 01273 845232 or visit www.south-downs.co.uk.

Thursday

EASTBOURNE’S Boxing Day Tea Dance at the Winter Garden (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm Dec 26.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Boxing Day on the Undercliff, 6 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet: front entrance to the cinema complex at Brighton Marina, 10.30am Dec 26.

POLEGATE Ramblers, The Boxing Day Amble with one ‘R’ in Front, 4 to 5 miles with Roger S 470366. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Dec 26.