What’s on - February 21 2014

COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Boothby Graffoe: Scratch! 8pm Feb 20; Krater Comedy Club, Feb 21-23; Funny Women: Brighton Nights, 8pm Feb 22; Comic Boom, 8pm Feb 27.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Punt and Dennis, Ploughing on Regardless, 7.30pm Feb 24.

The Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street 020 3287 5533: The Big Saturday Night Comedy Show with Paul T Eyres, Rick Kiesewetter, Sami Stone, Christian Elderfield and compere Sajeela Kershi, 8.30pm Feb 22.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Colin Hoult’s Carnival of Monsters, 8pm Feb 20; Tieman Douieb, 8pm Feb 22.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Festival of The Spoken Nerd, 8pm Feb 21.

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: London Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm Feb 22; Brighton Dome and Strings Attached Coffee Concert Series, Trio Isimsiz, 11am Feb 23.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: London Philharmonic Orchestra, 3pm Feb 23.

LEWES

Sussex Downs College: Nicholas Yonge Society, Sarah-Jane Bradley violin, Martin Roscoe piano. Inc: Bach, Vaughan Williams, Brahms, 7.45pm Feb 28. Tickets on door or at www.ticketsource.co.uk/nyslewes/

SEAFORD

Cross Way, Steyne Road: Seaford Music Society, Phoenix Piano Trio, 7.45pm Feb 21. Tel: 01323 895812 or visit www.seafordmusicsociety.com.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: SOURCE New Music, 8pm Feb 21; London Grammar, Feb 23.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Mod For It, 11pm Feb 22; The beards: Euro-Bout to Grow a Beard Tour, 7.30pm Feb 24; Drenge, 7pm Feb 25; Everything Is Connected, 7.30pm Feb 27.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: End of the Trail Records, Feb 25.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: The Rat Pack with special guest Kenny Lynch, 7.30pm Feb 21; The Magic of Motown, 7.30pm Feb 22.

BURGESS HILL

Martlets Hall (01444 243003): Burgess Hill District Lions are pleased to announce the return of the ever popular ’70s group Chicory Tip. March 22. Doors open 7.15 for 8pm. Cabaret style reserved seating and a licensed bar. £10. This is a fund raising event in aid of Burgess Hill Marching Youth.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Kerry Ellis and Brian May The Candlelight Concerts, 7.30pm Feb 25.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Ian Issat and Steve Edwards at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Feb 22.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Jackson, 8pm Feb 20.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Makeshifts, Feb 22; Charlie Tipler, 3pm Feb 23.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Barry and Ingrid Temple, 7.45pm Feb 21.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Local and Live Sessions, 8pm Feb 22.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Twelfth Night, 3pm/8pm Feb 22; Trip Hazard, Feb 27-March 7 in the cafe bar, free admission.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Winslow Boy, 7.45pm Feb 21-28 (2.30pm Feb 23).

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Rambert, 7.30pm Feb 26-March 1 (Thurs mat 1.30pm).

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); Kindertransport, 7.45pm Feb 25-March 1 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

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

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Chris and Pui Roadshow, 2pm Feb 21; La Triviata, 7.30pm Feb 27.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Luke Wright: Essex Lion, 8pm Feb 26.

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

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

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Birdsong, 7.30pm Feb 24-March 1 (Wed/Sat mat).

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Stop Motion Animation/February Project, Youth Theatre, for 10 years plus, Feb 19-21; Table Manners, 8pm Feb 25-March 1 (Wed/Sat mat 3pm).

Friday

LEWES Riverside Club, Cantabile Quartet, 2pm Feb 21 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe.

The Princess Royal Hospital League of Friends. Inaugural Charity Ball at Buxted Park Hotel from 7.30pm to midnight. £55 per person for a welcome drink, three-course dinner and music to midnight, in the beautiful Orangery at Buxted Park. Tickets are on sale now from Steven Crack 01825 370160. Visit www.prhfriends.org.

MODEL World at Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515, from 10am Feb 21-23.

SATURDAY

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at the Town Council Offices, 49 High Street, Polegate, Feb 22. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

LEWES: ‘Organfest’ at St John sub Castro Church, Abinger Place, from 10 am to 3 pm. Susan Bain will play classical and popular pieces. Refreshments available, as well as CDs, vinyl and other music-related items.

SUSSEX Pathfinders, Weir Wood Reservoir, 5.5 miles undulating. Meet at the Nature Reserve car park near western end of reservoir, 11am Feb 22.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Ram For Lunch, 13.5 miles with James 07989 285249. Meet at Bishopstone Station, Station Road, 10am Feb 23.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Horam, 5.5 miles with Roy 477740, Feb 23 (pub lunch). Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am.

Railway Land Wildlife Trust fund raiser

‘A Madagascar Evening’ Sun 23rd. Feb at 7pm. Alasdair Harris on sustainable fishing projects in the Indian ocean. At the Linklater, Railway Lane, Lewes: tickets on the door £ 6.

SUNDAE Club for Kids at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480, 10.30am Feb 23.

MONDAY

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

Lewes: The Monday Literary Society. Pelham House Hotel, St Andrew’s Lane, Lewes, 8pm. Talk by Andrew Hadfeld: Edmund Spenser: a life. www.mondayliterarysociety.co.uk

TUESDAY

EASTBOURNE Local History Society talk, The Victorian Station Master: a 20th century reflective by Gordon Dudman, 7pm Feb 25 at St Saviours and St Peters Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Winter Seaside Walk, 6 miles with Frances 01273 842628. Meet at Adur Memorial Ground car park on west side of Norfolk Bridge, Shoreham-by-Sea, 11am Feb 25.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, An A-Z for Sussex Churches by Kevin Gordon, 7.30pm at St Leonards Church Hall, Seaford.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Tiger, 11.5 miles with Murray 01323 430114. Meet at Bede’s School, 10am Feb 26.

CELEBRATION: An evening to celebrate Spike Milligan hosted by broadcaster John Henty and his assistant Kevin ‘Eccles’ Cramer. Goon Show excerpts, Spike doing stand-up in Brighton and a sing-a-long to the Ying Tong song. Music from Terry Masterson.

Southover Church Hall, St. James Street, Lewes, 8pm. Tickets £7.50. A Southover Bonfire Society Production. Contact 01273 478070.

MUSIC and Movement for babies and children, Ho Bina, at Brighton Dome (01273) 709709, 2-4yrs 10.15am, Under 2s 11.15am.

THURSDAY

POLEGATE Ramblers, Seaford to Newhaven to Seaford, 5 miles with Ted R 484923; or, Another 6 Tons of Snowdrops – I Hope! 10 miles with Pauline 645793. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am.

EXHIBITIONS

BRIGHTON

The Warehouse Gallery, 128 Gloucester Road: The Naked and The Nude, Wed-Sun 10.30am-5.30pm Feb 15-March 8.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Stand Tall Get Snapped, Feb 24-March 8.

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.