What’s on - December 28 2012

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Treason Show, That Was The Year That Was 2012, 8pm Dec 27-30, 7pm Dec 31.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Comic Boom, 8pm Dec 27; Krater Comedy Club, Dec 28/29; Krater Comedy Club New Year’s Eve Special, 7pm Dec 31; Krater Comedy Club in the Studio, 8pm Dec 31.

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Lost and Found Orchestra, Dec 27-29; Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, New Year’s Eve Viennese Concert, 2.45pm Dec 31.

St Bartholomew’s Church (01273) 709709: Sussex Chorus, New Year Afternoon Concert, 3pm Jan 5.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Classical guitarist Gabrielle Stephens at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Dec 29.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Born Bad New Year’s Hop, 10pm Dec 31; Ipop New Years Eve Special, 11pm Dec 31.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Full House, Dec 28; Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman, Dec 30; The Contenders and Guests, Dec 31.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Many A slip, Dec 29.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Jim Lee’s Edge of Chaos, 8pm Jan 3.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Arthur’s Dream Boat, 11am/2pm Dec 23-Jan 6 (no shows Dec 25/26 and Jan 1).

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Rocky Horror Show, Dec 20-Jan 5.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play, 11am/1.30pm Jan 3-6.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Cinderella, Dec 21-30.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Dec 14-31.

FRIDAY

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.

WARNHAM: The Sussex Oak, 2 Church Street 01403 265028. Live Jazz with Andy Walker and friends. Dec 28, 8pm.

HOUSE of Friendship, 208 High Street: Cruse Bereavement Care Lewes Drop-in, 10-11am newcomers, 11am-noon main group, Fridays.

ZUMBA: The Trek Club: Zumba, Fri 7-8pm. Louise 07786 425758.

SATURDAY

HANDCROSS Park School: Swim-1st Triathlon Club. Beginners and all abilities welcome, 16 years+. Saturday mornings 7-8am swim training. More information from 07910 532 710; www.swim-1st.co.uk/triathlon.html or e-mail triathlon@swim-1st.co.uk.

HOVE: Freemasons, 38-39 Western Road: Alta, 9pm-2am Fridays; Aran Teynolds and Ollie Sturdy, 8.30pm-2am Saturdays.

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

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, More Access Land and Less Mince Pies, 11 miles with Mary 01323 482068. Meet at Firle Village car park, 9.30am Dec 30.

MONDAY

SINGING: 6th Form Centre, Mile Oak Road, Portslade, 7pm-9pm (Term-time). Potential new singers are warmly invited to meet and sing alongside existing members in friendl and enjoyable surroundings. With proven benefits to mind, body and soul, experience concerts, tours, festivals and workshops, singing a range of music with professional instrumentalists and soloists. Visit www.sussexvoiceworks.co.uk/ call 01293 419665.

CIRCUS Fantasia at Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton (01273) 687171 8pm Dec 31.

HAYWARDS HEATH: Haywards Heath Circular - Festival of Winter Walks.Four-mile walk via Penland Farm. Meet at 2pm at Haywards Heath Station Forecourt. Call 01444 483860 for more information. No dogs please.

UNITED Reformed Church Hall, Junction Road: Burgess Hill Choral Society is one of the foremost choirs in the area, with around 90 members, and led by dynamic musical director Michael Stefan Wood. We welcome experienced singers and those who have not sung for a while. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings 8pm – 10pm between September and April. Come and try a rehearsal or two before deciding whether to join. For further information visit www.burgesshillchoralsociety.org.uk, or phone 01273 834223.

ST Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: Sussex Chorus, now in its 90th Season, rehearses on Mondays 7.30-10pm. The Choir performs 4-5 concerts a year with professional orchestras and soloists in the Sussex area from which members and audiences are drawn. The repertoire includes contemporary and traditional choral music and has commissioned new works. Overseas visits are also part of the Choir’s activities. Sussex Chorus offers a friendly, warm welcome to new members in all voice parts. For further information ring Rosemary Pardey on 01444 454091 or check out our website www.sussexchorus.org for details of our concert programme and joining details. We look forward to meeting you.

2012 New Years Eve Dance And American Buffet, Black Tie and Tiaras Preferred at Woodlands Centre Rustington 8pm - 12.30 am. £9 Tickets available from Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.

LEWES: All Saints Centre (small hall): 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

TUESDAY

DITCHLING: New Year’s Day Walk. Festival of Winter Walks Meet at Ditchling Village Hall car park at 11am. Three-mile ramble in and around Ditchling. No big hills. Leaders are Bernard and Barbara. Call 01273 844840 for more information.

LEWES Footpaths Group walk, Wilmington with Keith 471763. Meet at North Street car park, 9.30am Jan 1.

THE Tetley Hut, Ham Lane: Lewes Sea Cadets, 6.45-9.15pm Tuesdays, for boys and girls aged 12-18. Sailing, canoeing, barbecues, national vocational qualifications and much more. Contact Heather Wells 01273 487234 or email tsdefiance.lewes@btinternet.com

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.

WEDNESDAY

QUIZ: The Cornerstone, 2-6 Elm Grove: It’s Almost a Quiz, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm.

DENTON: St. Leonard’s Church Hall, Heighton Road: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays 2.15-3.15pm. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.

DANCING: Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Old Time Dancing, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm, £2 per evening incl refreshments. Details from Edna 01323 847506 or Dave 500180.

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

THURSDAY

CLUB: Heist, 57 West Street (01273) 822555: Big Trouble in Little Brighton, every Thursday 8pm-1am.

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

POLEGATE Ramblers walk, Jan 3. Herstmonceux Circular, 5 miles with David and Sheila 500877. Or Off and On Courses, 8.5 miles with Betty and Jean 639507. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate 9.30am.

YOGA: 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.

EXHIBITIONS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery: Shoot the Wrx: Filmmaker and Artist Jeff Keen, until Feb 25.

ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place (info@onca.org.uk): Ghosts of Gone Birds, ongoing. Free admision.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre foyer (01293) 553636: Ania Gutek and Patricia Rowland, Jan 4-25.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Forrest Art Exhibition, open 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Jan 4-26

FOREST ROW

The Ashdown Forest Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row: Ashdown Forest – A Portrait in Watercolour by Oliver Pyle, weekends only 11am to 5pm (or dusk), until the end of March 2013.