What’s On - from June 17

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ARLINGTON

Michelham Priory (01323) 844224: Food and Garden Fair, June 18/19.

BERWICK

Berwick Station: Bike Ride - Ladies Ride, medium distance, 4.5hrs with SallyAnne Fuller, 10.30am June 18.

BISHOPSTONE

Driftwood, marine Parade: Open Garden in aid of Cinnamon Trust, 2pm-5pm June 18.

Parish Hall (behind the church): Strawberry Cream Teas for Christian Aid, 2.30pm-4.30pm June 18. Raffle and stalls.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Paper Festival, The Vanishing Horizon, 2pm/7.30pm June 18; Taiko Drumming Workshop, 2pm/3.30pm/5pm June 19; Idle Motion Workshop, 11am June 19; Carousel’s Blue Camel Club Beach Ball, 7pm June 20.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Speakey Spokey, poetry, short stories etc, 8pm June 22.

Festival Hub, Bartholomew Square www.brightonjapan.com: Japanese Festival – Moshi Matsuri Street Festival, 11m-6pm June 18/19; Children’s Sushi Making Masterclass, 4.30pm June 20/21; The Catalyst Club Japan Edition, 7.30pm June 23.

Hotel Du Vin: Japanese Festival www.brightonjapan.com: Nakka Whiskey Tasting, 7pm June 23.

Jubilee Library: Japanese Festival – Rare 1960s Japanese Posters, June 18-26.

Jubilee Square: Japanese Festival www.brightonjapan.com – Martial Arts Showcase, 11.30am June 19.

Moshi Moshi Restaurant: Japanese Festival www.brightonjapan.com – Fundraiser for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund 7.30pm June 17.

The Basement (01273) 699733: Are You Sitting Comfortably? Seaside, 7.30pm June 21.

Westhill Community Hall, Compton Avenue: Vintage Make-up and Hairstyling, 7.30pm-9.30pm June 17. To book 07989 393891.

CUCKMERE HAVEN

Celebrate Cuckmere - Mandala beach installation workshop with Sarah Calderbank, 3pm-6pm June 18. To book call l01323 871194; Grand Flotilla of yachts, 1pm June 19.

EASTBOURNE

The Drive pub, Victoria Drive: Eastbourne Storytellers with the theme Salad Days, 7.30pm June 22.

The Wish Tower car park: Bike Ride - Mass Fun Ride, 2hrs with Bespoke Cycling Campaign Group, 1.30pm June 19.

FALMER

Train Station: Bike Ride - Stanmer and Ditchling Beacon, short distance, 3.5 hrs with Tim Squire 07872 410458, 6pm June 17.

GROOMBRIDGE

Penns In The Rocks: Open Garden, 2.30pm-5.30pm June 19. Teas, plant stall, car park in field.

HAILSHAM

Carnival Day: Procession moves from Ropemaker Park at 2pm to the Funday at Maurice Thornton Playing Field, June 18. Fun fair, stalls, crafts, arena events, flower show.

LEWES

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Drum Unity Workshop, June 20/27 email info@drumunity.co.uk

Buddha Belly: Charity Dinner in aid of children with special needs in Eritrea, 7pm onwards June 23. Booking 01273 474717.

Lewes Town: Lewes Carnival. Procession, displays, stalls, field events, live music, from 12.30pm June 18.

St Mary’s Social Centre, Christie Road: Fest Noz, an evening of Breton dancing, 8pm June 17. Contact Chris Shaw 020 7639 6635 chris@gigcb.com

St Michaels’ Church: Book Sale in aid of the church, 11am June 18.

The Lewes Arms, Mount Place: Lewes Poetry, 8.45pm June 23.

Town Hall: CAMRA South Downs Beer and Cider Festival, 11am-3pm/5pm-10.30pm June 17, 11am-5pm/5pm-8pm June 18. Tickets Harveys Brewery Shop or Gardeners Arms.

LITLINGTON

Church of St Michael the Archangel: Flower Festival, June 17-20.

NEWHAVEN

Lewes District Council Offices, Fort Road: Norman Baker MP Surgery, June 18. By appointment only, please ring 01273 480281.

PEVENSEY BAY

The Castle: Long Man Morris Men, 1pm June 18.

PIDDINGHOE

Village: Open Gardens, 2pm-5pm June 18/19.

POLEGATE

Railway Station: Bike Ride - Evening Cycle Discovering the South Downs, 3hrs with David Pearce, 6.30pm June 21. Pre booking desirable 07986 465700.

RINGMER

Downsview Farm, Laughton Road: Car Boot Sale in aid of Laughton Community Primary School, 2pm June 18 (sellers 1pm).

SALTDEAN

St Nicholas Church: Flower Festival, 10am-6pm June 24/25, noon-4pm June 26. Refreshments available. Stalls on Saturday.

SEAFORD

Hope Gap: Celebrate Cuckmere – Tai Chi outdoor class with Rob Bowen, 11am June 19.

Seaford Station: Bike Ride - Bikes, Birds and Breezes, 2hrs with Robin Moore, 6pm June 22.

SINGLETON

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (01243) 811363: A Fathers Day to Remember, June19.

STONE CROSS

St Luke’s Church: Long Man Morris Men at St Luke’s Church Fete, noon June 18.

EXHIBITIONS

EASTBOURNE

Eastbourne College, Old Wish Road: Casson Gallery: Lee Miller at Farley Farm, 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, until June 21. Entry free.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Eastbourne Photographic Society at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon June 18.

HAILSHAM

Charles Hunt Centre, Vicarage Fields: Hailsham Photographic Society Print Exhibition, June 20-25.

Gallery North, 70 High Street (01323) 846938: Spencer – Binks – Humphreys, until July 2.

HERSTMONCEUX

The Arts Hut (01323) 831831: Coast Paintings by Anna Wilson-Patterson, 9am-5pm until June 19 (1pm-4pm Sundays).

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane (01273) 487744: Where You Find It, 10.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, until June 26.

SEAFORD

Pump Barn, Seven Sisters Country Park: Celebrate Cuckmere – Exhibition of professional artwork inspired by Cuckmere haven, 11am-4pm until June 19.

The Crypt Gallery: Society of Sussex Painters, 10.30am-4.30pm until June 23.

Visitors Centre, Seven Sisters Country park: Celebrate Cuckmere – Exhibition of Cuckmere Historical Artefacts, 11am-4.30pm until June 19; Add to the creative memory wall at the visitors centre by bringing along pictures, thoughts, memories, letters etc

TALKS

BRIGHTON

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Cafe Scientifique – Herschel Space Observatory by Seb Oliver (Sussex University), 8pm June 21.

LEWES

Equilibrium Studio: Learn Buteyko, free talk, 7pm June 23.

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Life with Crime by Mary MacPherson, 2pm June 17; Unwelcome Guests by Jonathan Whitehead, 2pm June 20.

PEVENSEY

Cattle Market car park, Pevensey Castle: 1066 and even Before That, 6 miles with Nick Brown, 10.30am June 18. Pre booking advisable 07918 907265.

SEAFORD

Coastguard Cottages: Celebrate Cuckmere – Talk and artefact handling session with Ed Jarzembowski: Shipwrecks and Beach Combing for beginners, 4pm-6pm June 18.

Turkey Barn, Seven Sisters Country Park: Celebrate Cuckmere – The South Downs – history, threats and opportunities by David Sawyer and Steve Ankers, 7.30pm June 17.

WALKS

ALFRISTON

Marks Cross: Celebrate Cuckmere – Guided walk around Cuckmere with Mary O’Brien, South Downs Society, 2pm June 19.

CATSFIELD

Car park behind village hall: Beachy Head Ramblers – Cat, Crow and Mill, 11.5 miles with Graham 01424 216951, 10am June 19.

CROWHURST

Crowhurst Station: White Brewing Company Ramble, 6 miles with Guy Loder, Pebsham Countryside Park Project Ranger, 10am June 19 (or Crowhurst Rec 10.30am). Pre booking essential 01424 451111.

EAST DEAN

Village car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Summer Delights? 5.5 miles with Esther and John 01323 503239, 6.45pm June 23.

EXCEAT

Golden Galleon car park: Celebrate Cuckmere - A Walk Through Time with Kevin Gordon, 10.30am June 18.

FALMER

Village (north end of footbridge): Mid Sussex Ramblers – Circular via SDW, 6.7 miles with Phil 01273 835931, 10.15am June 18.

GLYNDE

Railway Station car park: Nordic Fitness Walk for Glynde around Mount Caburn, 5.75 miles with Nigel Bentley, Oakleafe Sussex Ramblers, 2pm June 18. Pre booking advisable 01323 871554.

LEWES

Brook Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – Chailey Common with Supper. Leaders Gordon and Eileen 480153, 5.30pm June 21.

POLEGATE

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Berwick-Alfriston circular, 5 miles with Hilary and Howard, 9.30am June 23; The Bloomsbury Group go to France, 11 miles with Pauline, 9.30am June 23.

SALTDEAN

Lido car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Channel Vision, 9.5 miles with John 01444 483860, 10.30am June 22 (picnic lunch).

SEAFORD

Courtyard outside Visitors Centre, Seven Sisters Country Park: Celebrate Cuckmere – Botanical walk with Mary Benjamin, Sussex Wildlife Trust, 2.30pm June 18. To book call 01323 870100.

South Hill Barn car park, Seaford Head Nature Reserve: Celebrate Cuckmere - Guided walk exploring the geology and wildlife of the Cuckmere with Dave Morgan, National Trust, 10am June 19. Booking on 01323 423923.

WYCH CROSS

Ashdown Forest Visitor Centre: Fun on the Forest, Wildlife Watch Roadshow, 1.30pm June 19 with Sussex Wildlife Trust.