What’s on - January 10 2014

Comedy

Brighton

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater comedy Club, Jan 3/4/9-12; Krater Comedy Club, Jan 16-19.

Concerts

Brighton

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra 2.45pm Jan 12 (pre-concert interview 1.45pm).

Gigs

Brighton

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: In The Loop, 11pm Jan 11; Isolated Atoms, 7.30pm Jan 12.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Catalyst Club, 8pm Jan 9; Sam Chara and The Love Interest, 8pm Jan 10; City of Ashes, 8pm Jan 13; Have a Word, 7pm Jan 14; The Monroe, Jan 15.

Eastbourne

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: The Jive Aces – King of the Swingers Tour, 7.30pm Jan 11.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Con Brio at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Jan 11.

Hailsham

Hailsham Pavilion, George Street (01323) 841414: Paul Jones and Dave Kelly, 7.30pm Jan 11.

Hastings

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: How Sweet It Is, 7.30pm Jan 10.

Lewes

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Curst Sons, Jan 10; Kitchen party, 3pm Jan 12.

Seaford

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Meet the Residents, 7.45pm January 10.

Stage

Brighton

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: The Pride, 7.45pm Jan 14-18 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Eastbourne

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, 0845 680 1926: Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Jan 9; 42nd Street, 2.30pm Jan 12.

Haywards Heath

Clair Hall, Perrrymount Road (01444 455440): Jack and The Beanstalk by Weald Theatre Group. Annual charity pantomime from Jan 7 to 11. Tuesday to Friday: 7.30pm. Saturday 12pm to 5pm. Tickets: £5 to 12.

Polegate

Community Centre: Polegate Community Association Drama Group presents Robinson and the Crusoe Caribbean Pirates, Jan 18-26. Tickets available from Archer and Partners, High street 01323 483348 or www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk

Seaford

The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane (01323) 897426: Beauty and the Beast, Jan 10-12/17-19.

Friday

BRIGHTON and Hove Archaeological Society lecture: From roundhouse to Roman villa by David Rudling at the Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton 7.30pm Jan 10. Non-members welcome £3.

BURGESS HILL Norman and Burt, Builders of Renown. By popular request Fred Avery repeats his talk on our well-known local building firm. 8pm, Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road. Members £1. Visitors £3 inc. Refreshments.

HASSOCKS: Star Cinema, Adastra Hall, Hassocks. The Great Gatsby (2013 release: cert 12A). Doors open 7pm. Film starts at 7.30pm. Prices £4/£3.50. No advance tickets available. Refreshments and raffle. Sherrian Guest. Tel 01273 842081.

LEWES Riverside Club, Greek Islands and Their Mythology by Patrick Coulcher, 2pm Jan 10 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SATURDAY

MID Sussex Rambles, Local Commons, 4 miles with John C 01444 483860. Meet at Chailey Common Sports Ground car park, 10am Jan 11.

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at the Town Council Offices, 37 Church Street, Seaford, Jan 11. By appointment only, 01273 480281.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, High Above the Sea, 10 miles with Marilyn and Malcolm 07801 299107. Meet at South Hill Barn car park, 10am Jan 12.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Hurstpierpoint Circular, 5.5 miles with Phil 01273 835931. Meet at Trinity Road car park, Hurstpierpoint 10.15am Jan 12.

MONDAY

HAYWARDS HEATH: The Group, a club for unattached men and women aged 45+, meets in Haywards Heath on the second Monday evening of every month. Also at Lewes, Brighton, Horsham and Worthing. Walking, eating out, sport, arts and music. Not a dating agency, but an opportunity to make new friends. www.thegroup.org.uk.

TUESDAY

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, History of the Olympic Games by Peter Pyemont, 7.30pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford Jan 14.

WEDNESDAY

HAYWARDS HEATH: The January 2014 meeting of the Mid-Sussex Franco-British Society will be held from 8-10pm in the Function Suite, Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath. Illustrated talk in French by Michael Rider, ancien Professeur de Français à l’Université de Brighton entitled Champollion et la Pierre de Rosette. All members and visitors are most welcome. For further information, please contact the Secretary, Mrs. Barbara Stevens, on 01444 452385. The annual Society membership fee is £25, payable in September. Visitor’s fee is £4 per evening, payable at meetings.

LECTURE: Mid-Sussex Decorative and Fine Arts Society. A lecture on ‘Discovering Women Artists 1600-1900’ by Bernard Allan MABA, 10.15 for 10.45am, Clair Hall, Haywards Heath.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Pre-Prandial Stroll. Stanmer 5.5 miles with Graham 472678. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes 9.30am Jan 15. New Year Lunch at Stanmer House 1pm Jan 15. Contact Gill 479088.

SUSSEX Military History Society talk, Prelude to Royal Navy Aviation in WW1 1895-1914 by Richard Searles, 7.30pm for 8pm at the Royal Oak, Station Street Lewes, Jan 15.

THURSDAY

HASSOCKS: Adastra Hall, Ballroom & Latin social dancing with Debonair Dancing every Thursday, 8-10.15pm. A great evening of dancing for all levels of social dancer. See also our special events over the festive season. For info Tel: 01444 450584 or email david.debonair@btinternet.com.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely walk: Sovereign Harbour South 2-3 miles with Joan S 508651. Bus 51 at 9.19am from Polegate High Street. Hills, River and White Horse, 4.5-5 miles with Chris 890258; or, Over and Under the Bluebell, 9.5 miles with Paul and Barbara 504908 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate 9.30am Jan 16.

SAM Berkson: The Poetry of Madness at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480, 8pm Jan 16.

SOROPTIMIST International meeting, Mandy John-Baptiste, Head of NSPCC Child Trafficking, 6.30pm Jan 16 at Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge.

Exhibitions

Eastbourne

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Teresa Currie, 10am-noon Fri, 10am-4pm Sat Jan 10-Feb 1.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Sue Walker, Highlighting Form, Dec 21-Jan 11.