What’s on - February 14 2014

Comedy

Brighton

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-in, 8pm Feb 13; Krater Comedy Club, Feb 14-16; Boothby Graffoe: Scratch! 8pm Feb 20.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Stephen K Amos, 7.30pm Feb 16.

The Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street 020 3287 5533: The Bvig Saturday Night Comedy Show with An Audience With Peter, plus Nat Luurtsema, Sajeela Kershi, Richard Stainbank and compere Sami Stone, 8.30pm Feb 15.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Laughable, 8pm Feb 13; Off The Cuff, 8pm Feb 15; Tom Toal in Prequel, 8pm Feb 19; Colin Hoult’s Carnival of Monsters, 8pm Feb 20.

Lewes

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: StandupforLabour, 7pm Feb 19.

Comedy

Eastbourne

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Pianist Adrian Oldfield, 2.45pm Feb 16.

Gigs

Brighton

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Valentines Ceilidh, 8pm Feb 15; Van Morrison, 8pm Feb 17/18.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Spellbound, 9pm Feb 15; Eleanor McEvoy, 7.30pm Feb 16; Cate Le Bon, 7.30pm Feb 17; Sweet Gum Tree, 8pm Feb 18.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Sugarkicks, 10pm Feb 14.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute, 7.30pm Feb 17.

Eastbourne

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Jazz Night with The Steve Fishwick/Osian Roberts International Sextet, 8pm Feb 14; Recycled at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Feb 15.

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Upbeat Beetles, 7.30pm Feb 13; Horse McDonald, Feb 24, www.horsemcdonald.com; Elvis in Vegas, 8pm Feb 14; Abbamania, 7.30pm Feb 17.

Lewes

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Cajun Dawgs, 8pm Feb 14; Catfish Kings, 8pm Feb 15; The Men With Strong Arms, 3pm Feb 16.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Elsie’s Band, 8pm Feb 15.

Seaford

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm Feb 14.

Uckfield

Trading Boundaries, Sheffield Green (01825 790 200): The Doors in Concert (Tribute act) , Feb 16, 8.30pm

Stage

Bexhill

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Variety Music Hall with Roy Hudd, Feb 16.

Brighton

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Blink, 7.30pm Feb 15/16; Bin Men, 11.30am/2.30pm Feb 18; After Bin Men, 12.45pm Feb 18; Tap Factory, 7.30pm Feb 19.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Upstairs & Downstairs, short story, 7.45pm Feb 15.

Eastbourne

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Dance ‘Til Dawn, 7.30pm Feb 20-22 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Dracula, 7.45pm Feb 18-22 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845680 1926: Bully Boy, 7.45pm Feb 19/20.

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Theo The Mouse, 2pm Feb 18; Our House, Feb 20-22.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Derren Brown, Infamous, 7.30pm Feb 11-15.

Maresfield

Village Hall: Maresfield Millennium Players present Beauty and the Beast, 7.30pm Feb 19-22 (Sat mat 2pm). Tickets from 01825 768623; Maresfield Post Office; or at www.maresfieldmillenniumplayers.t83.net/

Seaford

The Clinton Centre: Synergy Theatre presents Blithe Spirit, 7.30pm Feb 11-15. 01273 301444, boxoffice@thesynergytheatre.co.uk.

Seaford Little Theatre, Steyne Road (01323) 899344: Equally Divided, 2.30pm (first Saturday), 7.45pm Feb 14-22.

Friday

BRIGHTON and Hove Archaeological Society Lecture: Tribe and Prejudice – excavating the late Iron Age by Miles Russell, 7.30pm at the Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton. Non-members welcome £3.

BURGESS HILL: Talk. Steaming Through Sussex. All welcome to hear Bill Gage give his talk about the history of the Railway in Sussex. 8pm Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road. Members £1. Visitors £3, including refreshments.

HAILSHAM: Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Dave & Jacqui’s Not Strictly but Friendly Popular Valentine Sequence Dance, from 7.30pm to 10pm, £3 including refreshments. More details from Dave or Jacqui 01323 500180.

LEWES Riverside Club, New Winchelsea Anecdotes by Malcolm Pratt, 2pm Feb 14 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SATURDAY

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at Lewes District Council Offices, Fort Road, Newhaven Feb 15. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, River Ouse and Newhaven Heights, 10 miles with Ruth and Harry 01323 506273. Meet at Tide Mills, 10am Feb 16; Or, See The Sisters, 5 miles with Irenee 01323 471263. Meet at the Golden Galleon car park, Exceat, 2pm Feb 16.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Plumpton Bostall, Ashcombe Bottom and Warningore Farm, 5.5 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at the Half Moon pub, 10am Feb 16.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Brighton, 11 miles Downland. Meet at Braypool Lane lay-by near A27 roundabout, Patcham, 10am Feb 16.

MONDAY

BARCOMBE Bonfire Society AGM at the Function Room of the Royal Oak, Barcombe, 8pm Feb 17.

BRIGHTON Science Festival at Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171 Feb 17-22.

FOOD Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meet Mondays 8pm at The Wood Room, St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane, Lewes.

LEWES Public meeting to form a ‘Friends of Landport Bottom’at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Highdown Road, 7.30pm. All are welcome.

TUESDAY

BURGESS HILL: Modern line dancing. Tuesday Nights. Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. Beginners, Improvers, Intermediates. Beginners/Improvers start 7:40pm. Call 01273 562996 for details, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk, website www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

BURGESS HILL: Zumba Dance-fitness. Tuesday Nights. Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. All ages and levels welcome. Starts 6.30pm. Call 01273 562996, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk, website www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

HAYWARDS HEATH: Open mic night at the Jolly Tanners, Handcross Road, Haywards Heath. The host is musician Dave Toye. Tuesdays at 8.30pm is the time. The pub welcomes any aspiring musician to come along and have a try.

LEWES Footpaths Group AGM at Cliffe Church Hall, Lewes, 7.30pm Feb 18. Speakers Hilda and Graham Heap, Walking the Greenwich Meridian Trail.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Forest Row Circular, 6 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Station Road car park, Forest Row, 10am Feb 18.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Piers and Pleasures by Chris Horlock, 7.30pm Feb 18 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Friends-Old, Camp, Fair and Nut’y, 10.5 miles with Naomi and Pete 01323 485005. Meet at Ashdown Forest Friends Clump car park, 10am Feb 19; Or, Invitation to Walk with Bromley Ramblers, 9 miles with Allan Westphal, 0782 415948. Meet at Upper Crust kiosk, Paddington Station, 11.30am Feb 19.

CUCKFIELD: Zumba dance-fitness. Wednesday Afternoon. The Queen’s Hall, High Street, Cuckfield. All ages and levels welcome. Starts 12:30pm. Call 01273 562996, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk, website www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

FRIENDS of Lewes Leccture, A Matter of Detail by Marietta van Dyck, 7.45pm Feb 19 at the Lecture Room, Lewes Town Hall.

HAYWARDS HEATH: Mid-Sussex Decorative and Fine Arts Society Lecture. The Trees Wave, the Clouds Pass - Virginia Woolf on Life and Art by Karin Fernald. 10.15am for 10.45am. Clair Hall, Haywards Heath.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Ashdown Forest, 4.5 miles with Sally 01825 762957. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Feb 19.

SUSSEX Military History Society meeting, Buneval Raid 1942; Birth of the Red Devils by Simon Bellamy, 7.30pm for 8pm Feb 19 at the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes.

THURSDAY

EASTBOURNE: Sussex Wildlife Trust Eastbourne Regional Group. At the Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. There is a large free car park adjacent to the Church. Illustrated talk titled ‘Understanding Wild Flowers’ by botanist, wildlife photographer and lecturer Sue Buckingham. Admission charge is £2 for SWT members and £3 for visitors. Tea, coffee and biscuits served during the interval (charge of 50p). Visitors are very welcome. For further information contact the Secretary on 07704 839573 or by e-mail (secretary-swteastbourne@hotmail.co.uk).

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk: No Betting Slips or Photo Finish, 2.5 to 3 miles with Rick 482138. Meet at Polegate Rec 10am Feb 20. Wilmington-Alfriston Circular, 5 miles with Marianne 490302; Or, Spring High Weald Linear (AM 4.75 miles, PM 3.75 miles) with Graham 501467. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Feb 20.

SOROPTIMIST International meeting, Save the Children International Crisis Intervention by Jenny Starr and Lara Khoury, 6.30pm Feb 20 at Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge.

Exhibitions

Chichester

Otter Gallery, University of Chichester (01243 816098): From Fields to Factories: Women’s Work on the Home Front in the First World War. An exhibition exploring the role of women in the Women’s Land Army and Munitions with paintings by Randolph Schwabe, Hilda Carline and Richard Carline. Feb 14 – May 10, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. www.chi.ac.uk/ottergallery

Crawley

The Hawth Theatre Foyer (01293) 553636: Click Crawley exhibition Feb 4-21.

Eastbourne

The Towner Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road: John Skoog, Jan 18-March 30; Near Dark, Feb 8-May 14.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Valerie Maclean, Fri 10am-12.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm Feb 7-March 29.

Haywards Heath

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: Annual Art Sale, until Feb 25. Original paintings, pottery, jewellery and much more will be available to purchase at greatly reduced prices. Open: Tues - Sat, 10.30 am - 4 pm. Call 01444 456560 or visit www.greentreegallery.co.uk.