What’s on - February 13 2015

COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Josie Long, 8pm Feb 19.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Feb 13-15; Design and Laughs Comedy Fundraiser (16yrs plus) Feb 17.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Omid Djalili: Iranalamadingdong, 8pm Feb 15.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Mark Thomas: Cuckooed, 8pm Feb 14..

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Katherine Jenkins, Feb 15.

HAYWARDS HEATH

Clair Hall, Perrymount Road: Mid Sussex Sinfonia, orchestral concert with programme that includes Danse Macabre by Saint-Saens and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No 4. Supported by Folkington’s juices. Tickets £12 in advance, £14 on the door. Available from Carousel Music or the ticket secretary on 01444 411470. Feb 14.

LEWES

Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: Nicholas Yonge Society: Allessandro Ruisi violin

Dina Duisen piano Mozart, Beethoven.7.45pm Feb 27, £15 at the door (8 to 25 year olds free) or at www.ticketsource.com

WORTHING

Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road 01903 206206: WSO – Romantic Valentines with Rabiga Dyussembayeva, piano, 2.45pm Feb 15..

EXHIBITIONS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Lynn Dennison – Border Country, Feb 6-March 15.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Josie Tipler Art Exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Feb 6-28.

Haywards Heath

Nymans, Handcross: This winter, art collective Lola Muance lights up the landscape at National Trust Nymans, with a unique sculptural artwork that transforms this famous garden with colour and light. Lola Muance outdoor art installation: January 12 to February 27 (10am to 4pm), normal admission charge only. Late Friday openings: January 23 and 30, February 6, 13, 20 and 27, from 5pm to 7pm, free entry. Hot drinks and snacks available (at a charge). For further information visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans or call 01444 405250.

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: Annual Art Sale, until Feb 21. The Gallery’s popular Annual Art Sale opens on January 24. Many of their artists and makers will have cleared out their studios and there will be work on show at greatly reduced prices, giving people the opportunity to unearth a real bargain. On offer will be original paintings, pottery, sculpture, textiles, gifts, cards and much more. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am to 4pm. www.greentreegallery.co.uk

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Collabro, 6.30pm Feb 13; Sam Bailey, 7.30pm Feb 14.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast, 11am Feb 14; Spectrum, 7.30pm Feb 14; Valentine’s Ceilidh, 8pm Feb 14; Ryan Adams, 7pm Feb 19.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Wave Function, 11pm Feb 14; Mariachi El Bronx, 7.30pm Feb 16; Bones, Feb 18; Dub Organiser, 8pm Feb 19.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Synergy, 9pm Feb 13; Twelfth Day, 8pm Feb 15; Café Scientifique, 8pm Feb 18.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Richard and Adam at The Movies, 7.30pm Feb 13.

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Past and Present with The Fortunes, Feb 13.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Jazz night with The Geoff Simkins Quartet and special guest Stan Sulzmann, 8pm Feb 13; John Cave, 10am Feb 14.

HASSOCKS

Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Valentine’s Disco with Dave Packham, Feb 14; The River Boys, Feb 21; Music box, March 7; St Patrick’s Night with Reelstrings, March 14; Karaoke with Don, March 21; Abba tribute and ‘70s night, March 28; Easter Bank Holiday Music Festival, April 3-6.

Haywards Heath

The Jolly Tanners, Handcross Road, Staplefield: A great local duo, Debbie and Bernie are What’s Now, 9pm, Feb 14; The fantastic Nigel Bagge’s Blues Band with Mike Piggott (violin), Derek Bond (bass) and Marianne Hillier-Brooke (percussion), 4pm, Feb 15; The Hat Man, 8.30pm, Feb 21; Deja Vu, a blues band featuring Angie Palmieri on vocals, Feb 28.

HURSTPIERPOINT

Hurstpierpoint Village Centre, Trinity Road: Suspiciously Elvis (tribute act). 8pm to 11pm, Feb 28, £12.50. Bar and raffle. Hot dogs and snacks available. Tickets from Maddy Dunckley on 01273 757017 or 07714 159370.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Doctors, 8pm Feb 13; Duck Soup Nick Kelly, 3pm Feb 15.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Damian Clarke, 8pm Feb 13.

STONECROSS

The Red Lion, Lion Hill, Stonecross (near Eastbourne): South Coast Big Band. Big Band Specials. Every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit www.southcoastbigband.co.uk. Call 01323 761468.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: The King is Back – Ben Portsmouth is Elvis, 7.30pm Feb 14.

WORTHING

Pavilion Theatre 01903 206206: Paul Carrack – Rain or shine, 7.30pm Feb 13.

Richmond Room 01903 206206: #Noisealert – Gig Night, 7.30pm Feb 13.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: How was it for you? (Age 16yrs plus) 7.30pm Feb 14/16, 6pm Feb 17; The Polar Bears Go Wild (age 2yrs plus) 11.30am/2.30pm Feb 16/17; What the Body Does Not Remember, 7.30pm Feb 17; Love Is Crazy, 8.30pm Feb 18.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Sooty Show, 11am/2.30pm Feb 16; Rigoletto, 7.45pm Feb 17; Madama Butterfly, 7.45pm Feb 18 (pre-show talk 6pm); The Nutcracker, 7.30pm Feb 19/20.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Brendon Cole: A Night to Remember, 7.30pm Feb 19.

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Disney’s Aladdin Jnr, Feb 18-21.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival, Feb 13-21.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Bugsy Malone, 2pm Feb 14.

HASTINGS:

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Vampires Rock, 7.45pm Feb 13; Old MacDonald Had a Farm, 2.30pm Feb 18; Russian State Opera: Rigoletto, 7.30pm Feb 19.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Sing-a-Long-a-Sound of Music, 7pm Feb 13.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Elizabeth I: Virgin on The Ridiculous, 8pm Feb 13; David Wood’s The Gingerbread Man Storytime, 2.30pm Feb 15.

WORTHING

Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road 01903 206206: The Big Jive All-Dayer, 1pm-1am Feb 14; Wrestling, 7.45pm Feb 16.

Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure, 10am/1pm/4pm Feb 14, 1pm/4pm Feb 15. Connaught Studio: Robin’s Winter Adventure, 11am/2pm Feb 17; Doris Day – Secret Love, 7.30pm Feb 19.

FRIDAY

B.H. Local History Society: ‘Life Above a Railway Tunnel’. Talk. David Porter will describe what it’s like to have hundreds of trains hurtling under his living room every day at Clayton Tunnel, a unique Sussex landmark. Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. 8pm. Members £1, visitors £3 to include refreshments.

LEWES Riverside Club, Peggy’s Cove Nova Scotia, Niagara Falls, by Peter Hill, 2pm Feb 13 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SATURDAY

FARMERS’ Market, Cliffe Precinct, Lewes, 9am-1pm Feb 14.

LEWES Children’s Book Group Bookswap at Nutty Wizard Community Café, Lewes, 10.30am-12.30pm Feb 14. Ages 0yrs to 12yrs plus, bring books to swap.

LEWES Craft Market at Market Tower, 10am-2pm Feb 14. Local crafts and art, free entry knitwit95@gmail.com

MID Sussex Ramblers, February Fun, 4.5 miles with Frances 01273 842628. Meet at Clayton Recreation car park near the church, 10.30am.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Pyecombe, 5 mile undulating. Meet at Pyecombe Street, Pyecombe, 2pm.

VALENTINES Dance Night with ’50s and ’60s music at Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne 0845 680 1926, 7.30pm Feb 14.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Seaford Circuit, 10 mile moderate walk. Meet at Seaford Martello Tower, 10am.

Bi-monthly work parties. No experience needed, tools provided. 10am to 2pm. Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve. Meet in car park off Maple Drive. Friends of Burgess Hill Green Circle Network. Contact: Mary Smith (secretary) on 01444 242667.

LARRY Lerner’s Poetry, 2pm Feb 15 at Subud, Station Street, Lewes.

MID Sussex Ramblers, A Stroll Round Shoreham Harbour, 3 miles with Phil 01273 835931. Meet at west end of old Shoreham toll bridge, 10.30am Feb 15.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Brighton, 11 miles Downland. Meet at Braypool Lane lay-by off A27, 10am Feb 15.

TUESDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, High and Over, 7 miles with Yvonne 01444 441926. Meet at High and Over car park (free to National Trust members), 10.30am Feb 17.

PURSUITS 4U Dementia Event: Afternoon Tea Party, 2pm to 4pm, at Peacehaven Community Hall. Visit www.pursuits4u.co.uk. Contact: 07825292995 for more details.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, No meeting, Feb 17.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Willingdon Hill, East… 11 mile moderate walk. Meet at Butts Brow car park, Willingdon, 10am Feb 18.

DANCE: Social Ballroom and Latin American dance classes with the Livewires (dance school patron – Anton du Beke). Wednesday nights, Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. Relaxed and fun dance classes running from 7.30pm to 9pm. Three classes for beginners, improvers and intermediates plus a joint practice session. Call 01273 562996, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk or visit www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

Evolution Brass: Training band, Burgess Hill School for Girls, 6.30pm, Wednesday evenings. All brass instruments from trumpet to tuba. Any age/standard. Learn all aspects of playing in a group. Fun but structured ensemble rehearsals with an end of term concert to family and friends to show what has been achieved. All music, tuition and refreshments provided. Call 01273 493469 or email sianbuss@aol.com for more details.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Jevington, 6 mile hilly walk with Anne P 01273 471332. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Feb 18. AGM at Cliffe Church Hall, 7.30pm Feb 18, followed by an illustrated talk: Birds, Bugs and Bananas: Wildlife in Costa Rica by Margaret Sweatman.

MID Sussex Ramblers pub social at The Cock Inn, North Common Road, Wivelsfield Green, 7.30pm Feb 18.

PURSUITS 4U Dementia Event: Singing and Dancing. Every Wednesday, 2pm to 4pm, Rottingdean Village Hall. Visit www.pursuits4u.co.uk. Contact: 07825292995 for more details.

SUSSEX Military History Society meeting, The Myth of the Battleship by Dave Dimer (SMHS member), 7.30pm for 8pm Feb 18 at the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes.

TEA Dance at the Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing 01903 206206, 2pm-4.30pm Feb 18.

THURSDAY

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk: The Thoroughbreds on The Run, 2.5 miles with Rick 482138. Meet at Polegate Rec, 10am Feb 19. Castle Tee-Pee and Wood, 5 miles with Sheila and David 500877; or, Downhill on the Cuckoo Tail, 8 miles with Jill 737073. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Feb 19.

PURSUITS 4U Dementia Event: Arts and Crafts. Every Thursday, 2pm to 4pm at Downlands Court, Peacehaven. Contact: 07825292995 for more details. Visit www.pursuits4u.co.uk.

TALK: A chance to see photographs of Lewes taken by local historian John Houghton from 1970-1990. Plus Marcus Taylor setting a spot that location quiz. 7.30pm Feb 19 at Lewes Town Hall. FOL members free, non-members £3.

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