What’s On - from August 5

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ALFRISTON

Drusillas Park (01323) 874100: Appearance of the Fat Controller, Aug 8; Peppa Pig and George, Aug 9/10.

ARLINGTON

Michelham Priory (01323) 844224: Party Time, 10.30am-4pm Aug 10. Party fun and games through the ages, for children 3-11yrs.

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Summer School – Big Art Club, 10am-1pm Aug 8-12 (8-12yr olds).

BISHOPSTONE

Bishopstone Egg: Summer Fair organised by St Andrew’s Church, from noon Aug 6; Long Man Morris Men at Bishopstone Summer Fair, 12.30pm Aug 6.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Dome Discovery Tour, 11am Aug 7.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Catalyst Club, 8p Aug 11.

BURWASH

Batemans (01435) 882302: World War I Living History Weekend, Aug 6/7; Just So Story Day - How the Elephant Got its Trunk and How the Alphabet was Made, Aug 10.

CHIDDINGLY

Village Hall: Village Market, 10am-noon Aug 6. Fresh produce, eggs, meat etc.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre Grounds (01293) 553636: Crawley Circus Festival, Aug 6/7; Circuswurx Summer School, 10am-4pm Aug 8-12.

EASTBOURNE

Seafront: 2011 Airborne, Aug 11-14.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Egyptian Belly Dance Workshop, noon-3pm Aug 6.

ERIDGE GREEN

Eridge Park: Playgroup Festival, Aug 5-7. Ticket sales at www.concorde2.co.uk

FLETCHING

Clinton Lodge: Guided Tour of the Gardens 2pm Aug 9 by kind permission of Lady Collum. Pre booking essential 01580 860386.

GLYNDE

Recreation Ground: Glynde, Beddingham and Firle Fete, noon-5pm Aug 6. Something for everyone.

HADLOW DOWN

Wilderness Wood: Bug Hunt, Aug 8; Fairy Gardens, Aug 9; Fire! Aug 10; Going on a bear hunt, Aug 11. To book please ring 01825 830509.

HAILSHAM

Cuckoo Trail car park: Cycle Ride – Hit the Trail, 2 hours with Robin Moore 01273 401720, 10am Aug 10.

LEWES

Town Hall (side entrance): Paws and Claws Bookfair, 10am-4pm Aug 6.

NEWHAVEN

Newhaven Fort (01273) 517555: Night at the Museum, spooky tour, barbecue and screening of Night at the Museum, 7pm Aug 6/7.

POLEGATE

Polegate Windmill, Park Croft: Mill Art Afternoon, 2pm-5pm Aug 10. Drawing and painting tuition for all ages with Peter Martin 01323 731514.

ROTTINGDEAN

Village: Long Man Morris Men at Rottingdean Fete, 10.30am Aug 6.

SEAFORD

Pump Barn, Seven Sisters Country Park: Sussex Wildlife Trust, Marine Week Holiday Club - Grab a Crab, 10.30am Aug 8 (7-11yr olds); Shorething, 1pm Aug 9 (5-12yr olds); Cuckmere Pirate Adventure, 10.30am Aug 11. Pre booking essential 01273 497561.

Seaford Museum, The Esplanade: Market Day/Fun Day with Martello Rotary, 11am-4.30pm Aug 7.

STONEGATE

Stonegate Station: Cycle Ride – Lose a Stone...gate! 6.5 hours with Matthew du Chemin, ESCC, 9.30am Aug 6.

EXHIBITIONS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion Galleries 1 and 2 (01424) 229111: Catherine Yass, 10am-6pm until Sept 4.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Cafe Balcony: Rob Silverstone, Faces of Brighton, until Sept 18.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre Foyer (01293) 553636: Crawley Museum Exhibition: Past, Present and Future, until Aug 12.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road (01323) 737677: Philip West at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Aug 6.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Festival! Festival! Festival! until Aug 17.

HAILSHAM

Gallery North, 70 High Street: Paintings by Julian Sutherland-Beatson and photography by David Higgs, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm until Sept 3.

HERSTMONCEUX

Arts Hut (01323) 831831: Garden Party. Paintings, ceramics and sculpture by nine local artists, 9am-5pm Wed-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat until Aug 20.

Lime Cross Nursery (01323) 833229: Sculpture In The Garden, sculpture by seven local artists, until Aug 7.

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane (01273) 487744: Hop Show, Open Exhibition, 10.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, until Aug 7.

Lansdown Gallery, Lansdown Place: Mixed media paintings, sculptural ceramics, new work, 10am-5pm (11am-5pm Sun) Aug 5-11.

TALKS

HOVE

Ventnor Hall, central United Reform Church, Blatchington Road (01273) 298159: Sussex Family History Group – History of Sussex Inn Signs by Janet Pennington, 7.30pm Aug 10.

LEWES

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – The Tesco Effect by Pam Goodall, 2pm Aug 5; The Art of a Toastmaster by David Blight, 2pm Aug 8.

SEAFORD

Cross Way Centre, Steyne Road: Seaford and District Stamp Club – Tristan de Chuna by Laurie Holland, 7.15pm for 7.30pm Aug 10.

WALKS

ARLINGTON

Arlington Reservoir car park: Sussex Pathfinders, 6 miles, meet 10am Aug 6.

CHIDDINGLY

Village car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Another Long Walk to the Pub, 5.5 miles with Lucie 01825 840779, 6.45pm Aug 10.

EASTBOURNE

Pier entrance: Entertaining Eastbourne, one mile with Malcolm Campbell, 11am Aug 7.

FIRLE

Village car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Alciston Low–Beacon High, 7 miles with Naomi and Pete 01323 485005, 10am Aug 6.

HAILSHAM

Cuckoo Trail car park off South Road: Hailsham Ramblers - 4.75 mile circular walk from Pevensey (01323 471359), 9.20am Aug 10; Short stroll in Whitbread Hollow (01323 440624), 9.20am Aug 10.

Outside council offices in Vicarage Lane: Hailsham Ramblers - 10 mile walk through Downs and woods near Birghton (01323 485585), bring a packed lunch, 9.20am Aug 7.

HERSTMONCEUX

Wartling Road lay-by, near castle entrance: Medieval Times, 6 miles with Nick Brown, 10.30am Aug 6. Pre booking advisable 07918 907265.

ISFIELD

Recreation Ground: Beachy Head Ramblers – Lunch by The River, 12 miles with Sue D 01825 890369, 10am Aug 7.

LEWES

Brook Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – Laughton with Jeannette 812423, 9.30am Aug 7.

POLEGATE

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Folkington Circular, 4.75 miles with Pat and Geoff 471359, 9.30am Aug 11; Lunch With The Bishop, 10 miles, picnic only, with Pauline 645793, 9.30am Aug 11.

SEAFORD

Buckle car park, Marine Parade: Tide Mills Historic Guided Tour with Kevin Gordon 01323 897426, 2pm Aug 7.

Outside Seaford Tourist Information Centre, 37 Church Street: Historic Guided Tour of Seaford with Kevin Gordon (01323) 897426, 10.30am Aug 6.

SIDLEY

Ninfield Road car park: Stepping out on the Sidley to Crowhurst Railway, 3.5 miles with Heather Morrey, Bexhill Museum, 2pm Aug 7.