What’s on - January 11 2013

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BRIGHTON Jazz Club. Gareth Williams/Dave Green Trio play Bill Evans. £14/12. Full details available @ www.brightonjazzclub.co.uk. From 8pm to 11pm.

BURGESS HILL: Various: Level 1 Mid Sussex Healthy Walks: Every Friday, 11am, Burgess Hill Age UK centre, Fairfield Road. For more information please contact Mid Sussex Park Rangers on 01444 477561 or visit www.midsussex.gov.uk/healthywalks.

CHILDREN’S Centre, YMCA: Every Friday 10am-noon Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.

HOUSE of Friendship, 208 High Street: Cruse Bereavement Care Lewes Drop-in, 10-11am newcomers, 11am-noon main group, Fridays.


LEWES: The Pelham Arms (01273) 476149: DJ Task Saturday Safari, every week from 8pm.

LAUGHTON Village Market in Laughton Village Hall 10am-noon Jan 12. All the usual stalls plus a raffle in aid of the village hall. Refreshments available.

MID Sussex Healthy Walks: Meet at Scaynes Hill Recreation Ground, off A272, Scaynes Hill, RH17 7PG, at 9.30am. Map ref: TQ 367 233.For more information please contact Mid Sussex Park Rangers on 01444 477561 or visit www.midsussex.gov.uk/healthywalks.

PEVENSEY: Castle Car Park: The Pevensey Ghost Walk with Robert Stevens Bassett, every Saturday, 7.30pm.


FILM: Uckfield Film Society’s choice for January is Sunrise. The film takes place in a colourful farming community, where people from the city regularly take their weekend holidays. Local farmer George O’Brien, happily married, falls under the seductive spell of Margaret Livingston, a temptress from The City. For membership enquiries, telephone 01825 764909.


BURGESS HILL: St Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: Sussex Chorus, now in its 90th Season, rehearses on Mondays 7.30-10pm. The Choir performs 4-5 concerts a year with professional orchestras and soloists in the Sussex area from which members and audiences are drawn. The repertoire includes contemporary and traditional choral music and has commissioned new works. Overseas visits are also part of the Choir’s activities. Sussex Chorus offers a friendly, warm welcome to new members in all voice parts. For further information ring Rosemary Pardey on 01444 454091 or check out our website www.sussexchorus.org for details of our concert programme and joining details. We look forward to meeting you.

HAYWARDS HEATH: The Group, a club for unattached men and women aged 45+, based at Haywards Heath, Lewes, Brighton, Horsham and Worthing. Walking, eating out, sport, arts, music, theatre and travel. Not a dating agency, but an opportunity to make new friends doing the things you enjoy. www.thegroup.org.uk.

CHOIR: United Reformed Church Hall, Junction Road: Burgess Hill Choral Society is one of the foremost choirs in the area, with around 90 members, and led by dynamic musical director Michael Stefan Wood. We welcome experienced singers and those who have not sung for a while. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings 8pm – 10pm between September and April. Come and try a rehearsal or two before deciding whether to join. For further information visit www.burgesshillchoralsociety.org.uk, or phone 01273 834223.

SINGING: 6th Form Centre, Mile Oak Road, Portslade, 7pm-9pm (Term-time). Potential new singers are warmly invited to meet and sing alongside existing members in friendly and enjoyable surroundings. With proven benefits to mind, body and soul, experience concerts, tours, festivals and workshops, singing a range of music with professional instrumentalists and soloists. Visit www.sussexvoiceworks.co.uk/ call 01293 419665.

LINDFIELD Common: Level 1 Mid Sussex Healthy Walks: Every Monday, 10am. Meet by noticeboard in Backwoods Lane car park. For more information please contact Mid Sussex Park Rangers on 01444 477561 or visit www.midsussex.gov.uk/healthywalks. Level 5.

DRUMMING: All Saints Centre (small hall): Drum Unity – Community drum circle, kids and parents 7pm-7.30pm, adults only 7.45pm-8.30pm Mondays; Pre-school drum group, 9.30am under 3s, 10.10am 3-5yrs, Mondays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk.


FRENCH: Mid-Sussex Franco-British Society. The next meeting will be held from 8pm to 10 pm in the Function Suite, Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath. Presentations in French by three members on Le Canal du Midi, La Guerre de mon Père and ‘On ferait mieux de..‘. Pen/pencil and paper essential for this last item. All members and visitors are most welcome. Call the Secretary, Mrs. Barbara Stevens, on 01444 452385.

JAZZ: Open House, 146 Springfield Road: Jazz Workshop, 8pm Tuesdays.


CHARITY Speed Dating for 30s and 40s from 7pm to 10pm. London & County pub, 45 Terminus Road, Eastbourne. Costs £10 (£5 goes to children’s charity CLIC).

QUIZ: Sidewinder, 66 Upper St James Street: Open Mic Night, Tuesdays; The Sidewinder Garden Quiz, 8pm Wednesdays.


HEIST, 57 West Street (01273) 822555: Big Trouble in Little Brighton, every Thursday 8pm-1am.



Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens (03000 290900): Shoot the Wrx: Filmmaker and Artist Jeff Keen, until Feb 25.

ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place (info@onca.org.uk): Ghosts of Gone Birds, ongoing. Free admision.


The Hawth Theatre foyer (01293) 553636: Ania Gutek and Patricia Rowland, Jan 4-25.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Forrest Art Exhibition, open 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Jan 4-26


The Ashdown Forest Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row: Ashdown Forest – A Portrait in Watercolour by Oliver Pyle. The exhibition is held at weekends only from 11am to 5pm (or dusk) and runs until the end of March 2013.



The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Mark Thomas, 7.45pm Jan 14.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Lewis Schaffer, Free Until I’m Famous Tour, 8pm Jan 12.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2.45pm Jan 13.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Mark Thomas, 7.45pm Jan 14.


St Saviour’s and St Peter’s Church, South Street: Concentus Chorale, Echoes of Christmas, 7.30pm Jan 12. Tickets from Bonners Music Superstore, 56 Langney Road 01323 636140; Semantics Glass and Engraving Studio, 33 Grove Road 01323 646414.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Lewis Schaffer, Free Until I’m Famous Tour, 8pm Jan 12.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Herbie Flowers Jazz Breakfast, 11am Jan 13.

Brighton Jazz Club @ Komedia Studio Bar (Fridays 8pm until 11pm): Gareth Williams/Dave Green Trio play Bill Evans, £14/12, Jan 11; Chris Lawrence Quartet featuring John Parricelli and Frank Ricotti £14/12, Jan 25.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Cafe Scientifique, 8pm Jan 15; Anita Boult, 7.30pm Jan 17.

St Mary’s Church, St James’ Street (01273) 709709: Daughters, 7pm Jan 17.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Ga Ga, 7.30pm Jan 16; Brooks Williams, 7.45pm Jan 17.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: The Scarlet Tiger Band at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Jan 12.

Hailsham Pavilion (01323 841414): Chris Farlowe, blues and soul band, 7.30pm. Seats: £19.50, Jan 13.


The United Services Club, 6-8 Wivelsfield Road: The Firetones. Classic covers from the 50s and 60s, Jan 19. Visit www.firetones.co.uk.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Fat Belly Jones, 8pm Jan 11; Tracy ‘Tigger’ Savage plus James Lambeth, Jan 13.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Pete Morton, 8pm Jan 10, Folk at The Royal Oak – The False Beards, 8pm Jan 17.


Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Reg Meuross, 7.45pm Jan 11.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Tales for Toddlers, 10.30 and 11.30, Jan 14; The Magistrate, National Theatre Live, 7pm, (12A) under 12s must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets: £12.50 - £14.00, Jan 17


The Iron Duke pub and hotel: The Trials of Harvey Matusow, 8pm Jan 10/11.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Arthur’s Dream Boat, 11am/2pm Until Jan 6 (no shows Dec 25/26 and Jan 1).

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Quartermaine’s Terms, 7.45pm Jan 8-12 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The Circus of Horrors: The Curse of The Devil Doll, 7.30pm Jan 11.


Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Sleeping Beauty, until Jan 13.

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: University of Brighton, Target Dance, 7pm Jan 12.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Jan 17.


Community Centre: Polegate Pantomime, Cinderella, Jan 19-27. Tickets from Archer and Partners, 48 High Street 01323 483348.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Shakespeare 4 Kids The Tempest, 10.30am/1.30pm Jan 16.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Royal Opera House Live: La Boheme, 7.15pm Jan 15.