What’s On - from March 16

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BRIGTHON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Blue Camel Club, Raving Under The Rainbow, 7pm March 19.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Cafe Scientifique, 8pm March 20.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: African Dance Workshop, 2pm-4pm March 17.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Coffee Morning, 10am-noon March 17 with background guitar music from John Cave.

Victoria Hotel, Latimer Road: Beachy Head Ramblers Social Evening, 7.30pm March 20.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Tea Dance, 2pm-5pm March 20.

EAST DEAN

Village Hall: Antique and Collectors Fair, 9.30am-3pm March 18. Raising funds for the East Dean and Friston Bowling Club.

HADLOW DOWN

Wilderness Wood (01825) 830509: Heavy Horses Work the Wood, 11am-4pm March 18.

FIRLE

Charleston Farmhouse (01323) 811626: Garden Festival - Birdsong Talk and Walk with Sussex Wildlife Trust, 10am-noon March 22; Design a Charleston Garden, 1pm-3.30pm March 22.

LEWES

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Into The West, live event and film for families, 10am March 18.

House of Friendship, School Hill: Children’s Society Coffee Morning and Cake Sale, 10am March 17.

Town Centre; Cliffe Building; Southover Building, Sussex Downs College: BTEC Sport Group - Rally for Relief, 10am-4pm March 22. Table tennis rally challenge. Option of fancy dress, all money goest to Sport Relief.

Town Hall (side entrance): Paws and Claws Bookfair, 10am-4pm March 17.

Wallands School, Gundreda Road: Massive Jumble Sale, 2pm-4pm March 17 organised by the PTA. Lots of bargains, delicious refreshments, free parking. Jumble donations welcomed at school reception.

NEWHAVEN

Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road: Newhaven and District Lifeboat Society Grand Book Sale, 10am March 17.

Lewes District Council Offices, Fort Road: Norman Baker MP Surgery, March 17. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

PENSHURST

Penshurst Place (01892) 870307: Free house tours on March 17/18 for Kent’s Big Weekend Out; special Mother’s day menus, March 18.

SELMESTON

Village Hall: Alciston & Selmeston Village Market, Tuesday, March 20, 10.30am-noon. Home made cakes, bread, preserves, f/r eggs. Great craft stalls. Tea, coffee and bacon sandwiches available. Entry free.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER

Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant: Brighton A5 Open Art Exhibition, 1.30pm-3.30pm Tues-Fri, until April 6.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre foyer (01293) 553636: St Wilfrid’s School, Visual Delights, until March 22.

EASTBOURNE

Eastbourne College, Old Wish Road: Exhibition of Pupils’ Art Work, until March 18; Birley Centre Exhibition, until March 22.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Figureworks, until March 9-21.

HAYWARD HEATH

The Green Treet Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: ‘A Riot of Spring’ Exhibition, March 17-April 14, Tues-Sun, 10.30am-5pm. Blossoms, birds and bees! An exhibition devoted to the joys of Springtime. Paintings by eight different artists with eight very different styles, complimented by ceramics, glass and textiles. No Garden admission necessary. Tel: 01444 456560 www.greentreegallery.co.uk

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Variations, Tues-Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm March 17-29.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Ruth Anderson, Reflections, until March 17; Jo Louca, In The Light of Day, March 20-April 7.

TALKS

BRIGHTON

Friends Meeting House: Garden Festival - Guerrilla Gardening by Richard Reynolds, 7pm March 21; Celebrating the Rose by Jennifer Potter, 7pm March 22. Contact (01323) 811626 to book.

LEWES

Lecture Room, Lewes Town Hall: Lewes Archaeological Group – Gold and Garnets, Anglo-Saxon metalwork and its cultural setting, 7.30pm March 21.

Lewes Library: Dead and Buried in Sussex by David Arscott, 7.30pm March 20. Sponsored by Lewes Library Friends, followed by refreshments and Lewes Library Friends’ AGM.

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – The Old Inns of Lewes by John Davey, 2pm March 16; Hospice Development in Russia by Patricia Cockerell, 2pm March 19.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Sussex Military History Society – Along the Cuckmere River with its raft of Intrigue by Kevin Gordon, 8pm March 21.

NEWHAVEN

Hillcrest Centre: Lost Gems of Newhaven by Peter Bailey assisted by Maurice Balcombe, 7.30pm March 20. Entry by donation.

POLEGATE

St John’s Church Hall, High Street: Willingdon, Polegate Windmill AGM. Vera’s Polegate by Frances Muncey, 7.30pm March 20.

SEAFORD

St Leonard’s Church Hall: Seaford Lecture and Literary Club – Dr John Bodkin Adams by John Surtees, 7.30pm March 20.

WALKS

ALFRISTON

Long Stay car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Springing Towards Firle, 10 miles with Brian 01323 760005, 10am March 21.

BARCOMBE CROSS

Village car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – St Patrick’s Day Walk, 10 miles with Sandra and Peter 01273 308432, 10am March 17.

BERWICK

Railway Station car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Ups and Downs of the Low Weald, 10 miles with Mike G 07738 679359, 10am March 18.

BRIGHTON

Stanmer Village car park: Sussex Pathfinders – walk via Lower Standean, Ditchling (L), Ditchling Beacon, 11 miles hilly, 10am March 18.

BUXTED

Station car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – River Uck Valley Explorer, 8.12 miles with William 01444 831098, 10.30am March 17.

DITCHING

Ditchling Beacon NT car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Ups and Downs, 8 miles with Brenda 01273 463891, 10am March 20.

FIRLE

Firle Downland car park: Downland Walk From Firle, 8.5 miles with Adrian White, 10.30am March 18.

HAILSHAM

Cuckoo Trail car park off South Road: Hailsham Ramblers - 5 mile walk between Alfriston and Berwick, 9.20am, March 21. Tel. 01323 845129.

Outside Council Offices, Vicarage Lane: 7 miles walk to Horsebridge, Hellingly and back on the Heritage Trail. Bring a packed lunch. 9.20am, March 18. Tel 01323 442460.

LEWES

Bus Station: Lewes Footpaths Group – Crowborough to Eridge Station, 9.50am bus 29 to Uckfield – train to Crowborough, picnic only, with Bert 473052, March 21.

POLEGATE

St John’s Church Hall: Polegate Strollers – Sovereign Harbour Lifeboat and Lochs, Bus 51, 10.09am Polegate Station, March 20.

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Up and Over, 5.5 miles with Mike H 484158, 9.30am March 22; Over and Under The Bluebell, 9 miles with Barbara 504908, 9.30am March 22.

SEAFORD

37 Church Street: Charity History Walk and Tea with Kevin Gordon, 2.30pm March 17. Tickets available at Seaford Town Council. To raise funds for WAVES.