What’s on - January 31 2014

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Jan 31/Feb 1; Betn Double, 7.30pm Feb 2.

The Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street 020 3287 5533: The Big Saturday Night Comedy Show: Jason Patterson, Neil McFarlane, Sami Stone, Eden Rivers and compere Sajeela Kershi, 8.30pm Feb 1.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Sara Pascoe and Friends, 8pm Feb 1; Matt Winning: Work in Progress, 8pm Feb 6.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Russell Kane; Smallness, 8pm Feb 1.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: David O’Doherty, 8pm Feb 6.

cONCERTS

HAYWARDS HEATH

Clair Hall: Russian Concert. Conductor Peter Fender, leader Martin Palmer. Tchaikowski Suite No. 4 ‘Mozartiana’, Borodin Symphony No.1, Glinka A Life for the Tsar and Tchaikovsky Walz, Eugene Onegin. Tickets from tickets@midsussexsinfonia.org.uk, MSS ticket secretary. Call 01444 411470 or visit Carousel Music, 7 Commercial Square, Haywards Heath (call 01444 417654). Adults £10 in advance, £12 on door, under 18s £1. Starts 7.30pm, Feb 8.

FALMER

St Laurence Church: Flutes and Friends, student concert in aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, noon Feb 1.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: RTWSO – Lara Melda, 3pm Feb 2.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: London Grammar plus Bondax, 7pm Feb 3; City and Colour, Feb 4.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: How Things Work, 7.30pm Feb 1; El Born, 7.30pm Feb 3; The Harvest Sessions with House of Hats and Carrie Tree, 7.30pm Feb 6.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Aoife O’Donovan, 8pm Jan 31; Family Funktunes, Feb 1; Christina Martin, 8pm Feb 6.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Let’s Hang On, 7.30pm Feb 2.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Flanders & Swann and Tom Lehrer, 7.45pm Jan 31; The Full Shanty at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Feb 1; Jimmy Lee and Edge of Chaos Orchestra, 7.45pm Feb 1.

HASSOCKS

Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road (ckrbl@btconnect.com, 01273 845829): Shakedown. A four-piece band covering a unique catalogue of rock and classics from Small Faces, The Who, Tom Petty and many more. 8.30pm to 11.30pm, Feb 1, £3 entry for non-members. Free for members.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: 80’s Mania, 7.30pm Jan 31; top of The World, music of The Carpenters, 7.30pm Feb 6.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Los Palmas 6, Feb 1; So Last Century String Band, Feb 2.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Denise and Stuart Savage, 7.45pm Jan 31.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Taking Care of Elvis, 7.30pm jan 31; Ultimate Rhythm & Blues 50th Anniversary Tour, 7.30pm Feb 5.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

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

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Per-Mission, Jan 31.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: James Bannon: Running With The Film, 8pm Feb 5.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Thriller Live, 7.45pm Feb 3-8 (Fri 5pm/8pm, Sat 3pm).

Eastbourne

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Puccini – La Boheme, 7.30pm Feb 4.

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

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Jack Brown presents You Must Be Joking? 8pm Feb 1 (18yrs plus).

Hastings

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Colin Fry, 7.30pm Feb 1; West End trip – Les Miserables, 4.30pm Feb 5.

Horsham

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

LEWES

Little Theatre, Lancaster Street 01273 484826: Lewes Theatre Club: My Boy Jack, 7.45 ex Sun, matinee Feb 8, 2.45pm Feb 1-8.

tUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Carmen, 7.30pm Feb 6.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Wit and Songs of Noel Coward, 8pm Jan 31; Bolshoi: Lost Illusions, 3pm Feb 2.

Friday

LEWES Archaeological Group Lecture: Roman Road in the Lewes Area, new research results from expert David Staveley, 7.30pm Jan 31 at Lewes Town Hall Lecture Room (Fisher Street entrance).

LEWES Riverside Club, Caribbean Calypso by Jenny Charman, 2pm Jan 31 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

DANCING: Hailsham, Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Dave & Jacqui’s Not Strictly but Friendly Popular Sequence Dance, from 7.30pm to 10pm, £3 including refreshments. More details from Dave or Jacqui 01323 500180.

saturday

BURGESS HILL: Monthly work parties, no experience needed, tools provided. Friends of Burgess Hill Green Circle Network. Saturday and Sunday, February 1 and 2. Saturday, 9am to 1pm, and Sunday 10am to 2pm. Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve. Meet in the car park off Maple Drive. Contact: Mary Smith (secretary) on 01444 242667.

LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB: Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ 8pm to 11pm. Loyalty card: six visits: £5 credit.

Feb 1: Feathered Friends: Come-all-ye. £3. Bring songs, tunes, readings and terrible puns about bird life in general.

SEEDY Saturday, Lewes Town Hall, 10am to 3pm Seed Swap, talks, children’s activities, seed and plant stalls.

TABLE TOP SALE:Age Concern, Eastbourne, will be hosting a Table Top Sale, 10am to 2pm at the Venton Centre in Junction Road, Eastbourne. This is an opportunity to offload your unwanted Christmas presents and any other items: homemade, second-hand or just to de-clutter for the New Year. Cost is £7 for a table (book in advance), and £2 entrance for buyers. Doors open at 9am for sellers and 10am for buyers. Refreshments will be available in the cafe. Please ring Rowena on Eastbourne 638474 for more information or to book your table.

sunday

SEEDY Sunday at Brighton Dome from 10am Feb 2. Community seed swap event with more than 50 stalls and a programme of speakers.

LEWES SWAN TUNES SESSION: 2.30pm to 5pm. The Swan, Southover, Lewes. The Swan is a small, friendly Harveys house on the outskirts of Lewes with ample parking, good food and a garden. Bryan Creer leads on English concertina and fiddle. Party pieces are welcome. The session will begin and end later from now on to accommodate the pub’s Sunday lunch trade.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, East Dean, 11 miles undulating Downland with coastal element. Meet at east Dean village car park, 10am Feb 2.

monday

SOUTHWATER Local History Group: Monthly meeting - Monday 3 February, 7.30pm, at Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Geoff Hutchinson will be presenting an illustrated talk entitled ‘Pitt the Younger and the Martello Towers’. Non-members welcome – £3 entry. Further information: Jeremy Senneck. Tel: 01403 731247.

tuesday

BURGESS HILL: Modern line dancing. Tuesday Nights. Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. Beginners, improvers, intermediates. Beginners/improvers start 7:40pm. Call 01273 562996 for details, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk. Website: www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

BURGESS HILL: Zumba Dance-fitness. Tuesday Nights. Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. All ages and levels welcome. Starts 6.30pm. Call 01273 562996, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk or visit www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

EASTBOURNE Local History Society talk: National Trust Conservation by Gary Enstone, 2pm Feb 4 at St Saviours & St Peters Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Fletching, 5.5 miles with Sally 01825 762957. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Feb 4.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Ashdown Forest Circular, 6 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Blackk Hill car park, Ashdown Forest, 10am Feb 4.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Sullivan (and Gilbert) by Ian Glendhill, 7.30pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford, Feb 4.

wednesday

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Three ways from Wilmington, 11 miles with Brian Skinner 01323 760005. Meet at Wilmington Priory car park, 10am Feb 5.

CUCKFIELD: Zumba dance-fitness. Wednesday afternoon. The Queen’s Hall, High Street, Cuckfield. All ages and levels welcome. Starts 12:30pm. Call 01273 562996, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk or visit www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

TALK: Ringmer Village Hall – 2pm. Speaker Jackie Marsh Hobbs – The Secrets of the Royal Pavilion. All welcome £4 to include refreshments. Details Joan Fowlie 01273 812406.

thursday

LOVE Late at Brighton Dome (01273) 709709, 7pm Feb 6. Silent disco, gallery tours, drop in craft classes and more.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk: Riverside Walk, 2 miles with Geoff 486901. Meet Downland Medical Centre, Polegate 10am for 126 bus, Feb 6. Bo Peep to Blackstone Bottom 4 miles with Howard and Hilary 472174; Or, Winter Mystery Walk, 8 miles with Dave D 845107 (picnic). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Feb 6.

EXHIBITIONS

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre Foyer (01293) 553636: Click Crawley exhibition Feb 4-21.

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.