What’s on - January 24 2014

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Comedy

Brighton

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Jan 23-26; Funny Women: Brighton Nights, 8pm Jan 25; Comic Boom, 8pm Jan 30.

The Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street 020 3287 5533: The Big Saturday night comedy show: Chris Mayo, Dave Thompson, Lenny Peters, Njambi McGrath and compere Lewis Bryan, 8.30pm Jan 25.

Horsham

The Capitol (01403 750220): Lucy Porter: Northern Soul, March 1.

Tunbridge Wells

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Sarah Millican – Home Bird 2014, 7.30pm Jan 29.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Cafe, 8pm Jan 25.

Concerts

Brighton

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: A Taste of Spain, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm Jan 25.

Horsham

The Capitol (01403 750220): The ELO Experience, 8pm, Feb 7 .

Lewes

Sussex Downs College: Nicholas Yonge Society concert, 7.45pm Jan 24. Tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/nyslewes/ or at the door.

Exhibitions

Eastbourne

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

The Towner Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road: John Skoog, Jan 18-March 30.

Gigs

Brighton

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Warpaint, 8pm Jan 23.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Mod For It, 11pm Jan 25; Samantha Crain, 8pm Jan 28.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Dirty Weekend in Brighton, 8.30pm Jan 25; Gremlins Rockin Stompers, 9pm Jan 25; House of Trees, 7.30pm Jan 26.

Crawley

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, 7.30pm Jan 30.

eastbourne

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Daniel O’Donnell, 7.30pm Jan 29.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Picketsize at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Jan 25.

east Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Marty Wilde, 8pm Jan 30.

Horsham

The Capitol (01403 750220): The Capitol Accoustic Club, Jan 13- March 10.

Lewes

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Thin White Duke, Jan 24; Police Dog Hogan, Jan 25; Adam Piggott plus Jayne Freeman, 3pm Jan 26.

Seaford

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm Jan 24.

Warnham

The Sussex Oak Pub, Church Street: Live Jazz with Andy Walker and Friends. Starts 8pm. Takes place on the last Thursday of every month. Contact: Rex Walker, 01403 791052.

Stage

Brighton

Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Robin Cousins’ ICE, Jan 22-Feb 2.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Same Sky and Different Planet Arts, Otherworld, Jan 23/24; Anton du Beke: Ballroom to Broadway, 7.30pm Jan 24.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Speaky Spokey, 8pm Jan 24.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Old Times, Jan 17-25.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Happy Days, 7.45pm Jan 20-25 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); The Perfect Murder, 7.45pm Jan 27-Feb 1 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Crawley

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Care of Henry, Jan 24/25; Beyond The Barricade, 7.30pm Jan 29.

Eastbourne

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Cirque Berserk, 7pm Jan 26, 5pm/7.30pm Jan 27, 2.30pm/7.30pm Jan 28; A Viennese Party, 7.30pm Jan 30.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Children of Eden, Jan 29-Feb 1. Wed-Sat 7pm, Sat mat 2.30pm.

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Paul Daniels – The First Farewell Tour From Legend to Leg End, 7.30pm Jan 24.

Hailsham

Hailsham Pavilion, George Street (01323) 841414: Jack and the Beanstalk, Jan 20-26.

Hastings

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Story of Glenn Miller, 7.30pm Jan 25.

Horsham

The Capitol, Horsham (01403 750220): Jan 30 to Feb 2; Dotty The Dragon, 2.30pm, Feb 8; Postman Pat, 1pm and 3.30pm, Feb 15.

Polegate

Community Centre, Windsor Way: Polegate Community Association Drama Group presents Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates, 7.30pm Jan 18-26 (no evening performances Jan 19/20/26), matinees 2.30pm Sat/Sun. Tickets from Archer & Partners, 48 High Street 01323 483348 or www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Bolshoi: Le Corsaire, 7.30pm Jan 24.

Friday

CHRISTIAN Aid Quiz Evening at Clinton Halls, Clinton Place, Seaford, 7pm Jan 24. Tickets available on 01323 893899.

GERMAN: The Seaford German Conversation Group. Open meeting at the White Lion, Seaford, on Friday, January 24. They meet in pubs and cafés for lunches and evenings to chat in German. This meeting is from 7pm to 10pm, in the Function Room, with meals available until 9pm.

The group welcomes people from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other German speaking areas. Members come from these countries, or are local residents who have learned their German at school or in the forces and just enjoy the opportunity to chat. The group is hosted by Seaford Twinning Association. Meetings cost £1 per head and there is always a raffle. Anyone needing more information, or wishing to visit Germany in July by joining STA, should ring Liz on 01323 896315 or Peter on 01323 897360.

LEWES Riverside Club, Monks of St Pancras by Graham Mayhew, 2pm Jan 24 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SATURDAY

DEAR Serge is a day of free art, performance and music taking place at the De la Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on January 25. Just drop in, no need to book.

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at the Town Council Offices, 49 High Street, Polegate, Jan 25. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Hassocks AGM Circular, 6 miles with Graham from Adastra Hall, 10am Jan 25, before the Sussex Area AGM at Adastra Hall, 31 Keymer Road, Hassocks at 2.30pm Jan 25, followed by an illustrated talk by Dr Geoffrey Mead on the Industrial History of High Weald.

SEAFORD Food Swap, from 10am Jan 25 at Old Boot Inn, 16 South Street, Seaford.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Butt’s Brow To Litlington, 10.5 miles with Bill Hird 01323 891573. Meet at Butt’s Brow, 10am Jan 26.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Chailey Common, 5.5 miles with Wolfgang 470285. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Jan 26.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Hartfield Circular, 4 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at Church Street in Hartfield, 11am Jan 26.

SUNDAE Club for children at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480, 10.30am-2.30pm Jan 26.

MONDAY

LEWES: The Monday Literary Society. Pelham House Hotel, St Andrew’s Lane, Lewes BN7 1UE. Monday, January 27, 8pm a talk by Helen Cross: Confessions of a 21st Century Paperback Writer. www.mondayliterarysociety.co.uk

TUESDAY

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Friends of Devonshire Theatre by Angela Hughes, 7.30pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford, Jan 28.

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm Jan 28.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Heathfield, 8 miles with Jim 01435 868789. Meet at the car park opposite Vauxhall Dealership, Heathfield, 2.30pm Jan 29.

THURSDAY

POLEGATE Ramblers, A Shorter Walk and Talk with Angie, 4.5 miles with Angie 01424 224474; or, East Hoathly to Framfield Circular, 8.5 miles with John R 724972 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Jan 30.