What’s on June 22 2012

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, until June 24; Comic Boom, 8pm June 28; Krater Comedy Club, June 28-31.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Daniel Simonsen, 7.30pm June 22; Celia Pacquola, 7.30pm June 26; Dan Mitchell, 8pm June 27.

CONCERTS

HOVE

All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Emilie Capulet, piano, 1pm June 28. Free admission with retiring collection.

LAUGHTON

Community Primary School: The Villages Music Festival 2012 – Children’s Concert, 1.45pm June 27. Free entry.

LEWES

Lewes Castle Grounds: The Everyman Ensemble male chorus and the Paddock Singers, music from The Phoenix Cantata, the choral work of Sussex, 2.30pm June 24.

St John sub Castro Church, Westgate Chapel, St Peter’s Church, West Firle: Lewes Chamber Music Festival, six concerts spread between the churches, June 23/24. leweschambermusicfestival@gmail.com 07817 677587.

SEAFORD

Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road: Concentus Chorale, 7.30pm June 23. Tickets from Newberry Estate Agents, 51 Church Street.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Imagined Village – Raghu Dixit, 8pm June 24.

Cobblers Thumb, 10 New England Road (01273) 605636: Jackson and The King Kickers, 9pm June 24; Brighton Punk Project, 8pm June 25.

Fishbowl, 74 East Street (01273) 777505: Richie Cox and Sumsuch, 9pm June 22; Ben Adams (Riddim Fruit) 9pm June 23.

Fortune of War, Brighton Seafront: Fever, 9pm June 22; Miss Faricy and Guests, 9pm June 23.

Globe: Rum Fridays, 9pm June 22; Nowhere To run, 9pm June 23; Global Bass, DJ Ted Lauren, 9pm June 27; Hang The DJ, 9pm June 28.

Hampton, 57 Upper North Street (01273) 731347: Live Acoustic Music, 7pm June 24.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Catfish Kings, 7.30pm June 22.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Two Spot Gobi, June 28.

Open House, 146 Springfield Road: Safehouse, 8pm June 27.

Signalman: Summer, Pimms and BBQ’s June 23; Open Mic Night, 8pm June 24.

The Haunt, 10 Pool Valley: Furyon plus Terrathon and Dead Empire, 7pm June 22; Kate Nash, 7pm June 28.

The Victory, 6 Duke Street (01273) 326555: DJ Rob Taylor (Up Against It), 9pm June 23; Blues Sundays, noon June 24.

Western Front, Cranbourne Street: Mixer Men, 8pm June 22; The Infamous Jay and Rich, 8pm June 23; Hush Hush acoustic night, 8pm June 27.

White Rabbit, 13-14 Kensington Gardens: WTF? Brighton, 8pm June 22; Hush Hush, 8pm June 24; The Move-ons Open Mic Night, 8pm June 28.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Blues Night, Rag Mama Rag, 7.45pm June 22.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Jazz with The Alan Barnes Quartet, 8pm June 22; Pianists David Greenwood and Brian Worland at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon June 23.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Magic of Motown, 7.30pm June 23.

HOVE

Freemasons, Western Road: Soul Casserole, 9pm June 22; Laura Day Duo, 9pm June 23.

The Ancient Mariner, Rutland Road: The Acoustic Sessions, 8pm June 23.

LEWES

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club - Kitty Vernon and Derek Burgess, June 23.

Snowdrop Inn: The Blue Cafe Jazz, with Magdalena Reising on harp/vocals, Terry Seabrook piano, Steve Thompson double bass, 8.30pm June 25.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Jim Causley, 8pm June 28.

RIPE

The Hayton Baker Hall (01323) 811196: The Villages Music Festival 2012 – Jazz in June, with the Pete Willson Quartet, 7.45pm June 28.

SEAFORD

Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Greg Russell, 7.45pm June 22.

SHARPTHORNE

The Ravenswood: Sunday Lunch Jazz: Roger Hind Quartet, June 24. Evening: The Blunter Brothers, June 29.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Great Canadian Songbook, 8pm June 22; Cool Britannia, 8pm June 28.

STAGE

BEXHILL:

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Mr Punch’s Pleasure Palace, 7.30pm June 20-23. Starting on the beach in front of the new rowing club.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Who Do You Think You Are? 7pm June 23; Crystal’s Vardo, 7pm June 28.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Medea, 7.45pm until June 23.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: The Real Thing, 7.45pm until June 23 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Dandy Dick, 7.45pm June 28-30 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Ballet Central, 7.30pm June 22; The Twits, 2pm June 22; Street Dance Showcase, 7.30pm June 23; Curtain Call, 7.30pm June 24.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Essence of Ireland, 7.30pm June 26.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Dangerous Obsession, 7.45pm until June 23 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Volcano, 7.45pm June 25-30 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Tale of the Secret Beanstalk, June 28-30.

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: La Boheme, 6.05pm June 26; La Cenerentola, 4.05pm June 24; The Cunning Little Vixen, 6.25pm June 22/28; Le nozze di Figaro, 4.45pm June 27.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Michael Winslow, 7.30pm June 28.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: The Magic of Bellydance, 7.30pm June 23; Michael Winslow, 8pm June 24; We’ll Meet Again, 2pm June 28.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Alice By Heart, 3pm June 24.

WIVELSFIELD GREEN

Wivelsden Farm: Players in the Park in aid of St Peter & St James Hospice presents The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7.30pm until June 23. Tickets from www.playersinthepark.ticketsource.co.uk

DIARY DATES

BERWICK

Berwick Station: Cycle Ride – Two Bridges and a Coach Road, short distance with Dave Morgan, National Trust, 10.30am June 28. Booking essential 01323 423197.

BRIGHTON

The Victory, 6 Duke Street (01273) 326555: Poetry Night @ The Victory, 8pm June 25.

CHALVINGTON

Limekiln Farm (01323) 811196: The Villages Music Festival 2012 – Cream Teas with the Caspian String Quartet, art works also on display. Garden open from 2.30pm June 24, music commences 3.30pm.

DANEHILL

Village Hall: Information Day, 10am-1pm June 23; The Danehill Community Centre Committee presenting the local community draft plans of the new community centre, 8pm June 27.

EASTBOURNE

The Drive pub, Victoria Drive: Eastbourne Storytellers with the theme Royal Flush, 7.30pm June 27.

FIRLE

Charleston Farmhouse (01323) 811626: Build a Boat, 10am-5pm June 25/26.

LEWES

Castle Garden: The Great British Story, A free BBC local history event, 11am-4pm June 24.

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Local and Organic Produce Market, Friday mornings 9.30am-12.30pm from June 29. FR eggs, cakes, quiches, pastries, infused herb oils, jams, marmalades, chutneys, handmade jewellery, Shiatsu massage, herbalist and more. Supporting GOSH Charity. Refreshments available. Info 01273 510929.

Various locations: Long Man Morris Men Midsummer Walking Tour of Lewes, June 23. Lewes Castle, Lewes Arms, The Dorset, Lewes Town Centre, John Harvey Tavern, with guests Mythago, Sun Oak Clog, Plumpton Black Brook Morris.

Western Road Primary School, Southover High Street: Summer Fete, noon June 23.

LAUGHTON

Village Hall (01323) 811196: The Villages Music Festival 2012 – Songs and Sounds of Sussex, poetry, prose and song, 7pm June 26.

NUTLEY

Nutley Windmill, Crowborough Road: Windmill Open (Vintage Event) 11am-5.30pm June 24. Also open Wednesday 11am-3pm.

POLEGATE

Town Council Offices, 49 High Street: Norman Baker MP Surgery, June 23. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

RINGMER

Ringmer Community Orchard, Broyle Place Farm, Laughton Road: Barbecue, arrive from 6pm to set up your barbecues, June 23; Moth Trapping, 10am-11pm June 24. Booking essential (01273) 470900.

RIPE

Hayton Baker Hall (01323) 811196: The Villages Music Festival 2012 – Private Musical Passions, Festival Supper with after dinner speaker Stephen Jones, 7pm for 7.30pm June 23.

St John the Baptist Church (01323) 811196: The Villages Music Festival 2012 – Ripe Patronal Festival Service with the Pelham Choir, 10.30am June 24. Flower Festival all day.

ROBERTSBRIDGE

Railway Station: Cycle Ride – Roam Around Robertsbridge, long distance with Matthew du Chemin, ESCC, 9.30am June 23.

SEAFORD

Old Brickfield, Marine Parade/Buckle Drive: Up all night at Seaford Brickfield, National Moth Night, with Steve Teale, Sussex Moth Group, LDC 01273 484344, 10pm June 23.

EXHIBITIONS

ALFRISTON

The Coach House Gallery, High Street: The Rt Hon Lord Healey of Riddlesden: People and Places, a Photographic Journey, 10am-5.30pm until June 28.

CHIDDINGLY

Farleys Barn Gallery, Farley Farm House, Muddles Green: Picasso at Play, photographic exhibition, 11am-4.30pm Saturdays July 1, 15, 22 and Sundays July 14, 21.

DITCHLING

Jointure Studios, 11 South Street: Artizan Editions solo show with Shirley Crowther, until June 24, noon-5pm or by appointment with Shirley Crowther. More information from 01273 841244/773959 or www.artizaneditions.co.uk

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Voller, 10am-4pm until Aug 24.

FIRLE

Charleston Farmhouse (01273) 709709: Charleston Festival – Annie Leibovitz, until July 15.

HAILSHAM

Charles Hunt Centre, Vicarage Field: Hailsham Photographic Society Print Exhibition, 10am-4pm until June 23. Free entry.

Gallery North, 70 High Street: The Summer Open Exhibition, 10am-4pm Tues-Sat, until June 30.

LEWES

St Anne’s Gallery, 111 High Street: The Summer Show 2012, 10am-5pm June 23/24, June 30/July 1.

The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Architexture, Natalie Martin and Cat Ingrams, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, June 23-July 5.

ST LEONARDS

The Lucy Bell Gallery, 46 Norman Road (01424) 434828: Lisa Creagh/The Instant Garden, 11am-4pm Tues-Sat, until June 30.

SEAFORD

Arts@theCrypt, 23 Church Street: Exhibition of paintings, prints, etchings etc. Entrance free, exhibits are for sale.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Franny Swann, until July 7.

REGULAR EVENTS

ALFRISTON

Alfriston School: Zumba, Mon 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.

ARLINGTON

Village Hall: Arlington Art Group, untutored and informal, all ages and abilities, 7-9pm Thursdays. More information from 01323 485153.

BIRLING GAP

Hotel: Birling Gap Safety Boat Association meets on the first Thurs of every month. Call 07884 101 505 or come down and speak to the crew.

BRIGHTON

Coachwerks, 19 Hollingdean Terrace: Community Caff, 10am-1pm Saturdays; Capoeira, 7.30pm Mondays; Stray Signals, 7pm first Tuesday of the month; Contemporary Dance, 6.30pm Wednesdays.

Fiddler’s Elbow, 11 Boyces Street: QUIZness Time, 8pm Tuesdays.

Hanover Community Centre: Drum Unity – Pre-school drum group, 1.30pm under 3s, 2.10pm 3-5yrs, Tuesdays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk

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

Hilton Metropole Hotel: Don McMurray’s Stompers, live New Orleans style trio in the restaurant 12.30-3pm Sundays.

Leconfield, 116/117 Edward Street: Tuesday Teaser (Quiz), Tuesdays 9pm; MiTunes, 8pm Saturdays; Boozy Bingo, 6pm Sundays.

Mash Tun, 1 Church Street: Tin Cup Collective, five piece soul/funk band, 9pm Wednesdays; They Mostly Come at Night, Indy, rock, electro, hip hop, 9pm Thursdays.

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

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

The Cornerstone, 2-6 Elm Grove: It’s Almost a Quiz, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm.

The Old Cells Police Museum, Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomew’s Square: Escorted tours Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10.30am. To book tel: 01273 291052. Tours free, but donations greatly appreciated.

CHIDDINGLY

Village Hall: Village Hall Market, first Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01435 863795.

COOKSBRIDGE

Beechwood Hall, Beechwood Lane: Every Tuesday 10am-noon, Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.

CROWBOROUGH

Kip McGrath Tuition Centre: Revision classes in Maths, English and Science. For details call 01892 611599.

DENTON

St. Leonard’s Church Hall, Heighton Road: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays 2.15-3.15pm. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.

EASTBOURNE

United Reformed Church hall, Upperton Road: Concentus Chorale. Rehearsals Mondays, 7.30-9.45pm. For details ring 01323 643358 email supergran009@aol.com

HAILSHAM

Art Classes in Hailsham, ring Eileen on 01424 532866 for details.

Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Old Time Dancing, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm, £2 per evening incl refreshments. Details from Edna 01323 847506 or Dave 500180.

HOVE

Freemasons, 38-39 Western Road: Alta, 9pm-2am Fridays; Aran Teynolds and Ollie Sturdy, 8.30pm-2am Saturdays.

Salvation Army Hall, Conway Street: Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir meet, 7.30-9.30pm Mondays. Details on 01273 323733 or www.brightonwelshmalevoicechoir.co.uk

LAUGHTON

Village Hall: Village Hall Market, second Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01323 811286.

LEWES

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

All Saints Arts Centre, Friars Walk: Oyster project Drop In and Community Cafe, every Wednesday 11.30am-2.30pm. Home cooked hot lunch with veggie option, snacks.

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.

Crown Court bus stop: In and Out of Twittens, tours around Lewes High Street finding bits not in the guide books, 11am/2.30pm Wednesdays, June-Sept, £3.50. Details (01323) 890179.

Dairy Studio: Young artists (11+) and little artists (8+) paint in a professional art studio, alternate Sundays in term time, call Susie 858438/www.dairystudio-art courses.

Elephant and Castle (upstairs): Concertinas Anonymous, informal sessions for concertina players, 8pm second Tues evening of the month. Admission free.

Hesketh Potteries: Painting on Pots, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Adults and children welcome. Call Chris 01273 487150 or just pop in.

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

Lewes FC: Five week Health and Lifestyle Information Course, Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm. £2 per session.

Lewesiana, High Street: Introduction to DSLR photography classes, 6.30-9pm Mondays from Sept 5. Jerry 07711 519948.

South Malling Parish Church: Sussex Harmony, a small group of singers and instrumentalists perform the music of old rural England and America. Practices Thursdays 8-10pm. Try it out with a friendly, enthusiastic group. Ring Paula Arthur 01435 830934 and get lots more details from www.sussexharmony.org.uk

The Body Workshop: Zumba Weight Loss Sessions, 11.30am-1pm Tuesdays. For details and to reserve your place call Julie 07733 099735.

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

The Tetley Hut, Ham Lane: Lewes Sea Cadets, 6.45-9.15pm Tuesdays, for boys and girls aged 12-18. Sailing, canoeing, barbecues, national vocational qualifications and much more. Contact Heather Wells 01273 487234 or email tsdefiance.lewes@btinternet.com

NEWHAVEN

Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road: Newhaven Community Choir – new choir for Newhaven. £5 a session, first session is free, 7-9pm. No need to read music of have previous singing experience, just come along. For details/ bookings ring Stella Clifford 01273 611861.

Shakespeare Hall: Aerobics, Tues 6.30-7.30pm; Ballroom Fitness, Wed 11am-noon; Zumba, Wed 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.

PEACEHAVEN

Church Hall, Bramber Avenue: Two Left Feet, line dance class for absolute beginners, Wednesdays, 9.45-10.45am. No partner needed, suitable for all ages. Phone Joy on 01273 587714 for details.

Kempton House, Cavell Avenue: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays, 10-11am. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.

PEVENSEY

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

The Bay Hotel, 2 Eastbourne Road (01323) 768645: The Big Jazz, new weekly Jazz Night, every Tuesday 8-10.45pm. Free entry.

PORTSLADE

Blank Studios and Gallery, 108 North Street: Into the Wild Centre of Creativity, 5.45-7.45pm Tuesdays. Contact 07757 747 027 or evaweaver@talk21.com

RINGMER

Football Club, Anchor Field: Ringmer Barn Dance Group: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8pm (no meeting in September). £3. More information from 01273 814254/812760.

St Mary’s Room, Ringmer Village Hall: Lewes District Art Club meets 2-4pm every Tuesday for a varied programme of demonstrations and workshops. New members welcome. Phone 01273 812316.

SEAFORD

Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road: Seaford Kurlers, every Tues 2-4pm, £2.50 per session. New age kurling is a fun game for everyone and all levels of abilities, played indoors on a Badminton court. Details from June Wood 01323 895376.

Mercread Youth Club: Zumba, Tues/Thurs 10-11am. Louise 07786 425758.

St Peter’s Church Hall, Blatchington: Yoga classes for the less able organised by the Seaford Group of the Eastbourne and South Wealden Multiple Sclerosis Society, 11am-noon Thursdays. £4 per lesson.

The Trek Club: Zumba, Fri 7-8pm. Louise 07786 425758.

ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA

The Crown House, 57 Marina: Jazz Night with Duncan J Reeks and band Bop2Bossa, 8.30pm Tues. Admission free. More information at www.bop2bossa.com

UCKFIELD

Foresters’ Hall, Harcourt Road: Uckfield Community Orchestra is an orchestra for ages 8 to 88, we are a friendly and enthusiastic group and would love to meet new members of any ability. We meet weekly during term-time on Wednesday 6.15-8pm. If you play an orchestral instrument, especially strings, do come along, or call Sundari on 01342 823099. You can also view our web-site: www.uckfield-community-orchestra.co.uk

Luxford Centre: Uckfield Art Group, Tuesdays 7-9pm. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere www.uckfieldartgroup.co.uk or ring 01825 765021.

WESTMESTON

Village Hall: Embroidery workshop, Tues 1-3pm. Contact Wendy Connor for information 01273 479351.

TALKS

LEWES

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Golden Age Singers, 2pm June 22; A Day in Florence by Kay Blackburn, 2pm June 25.

WALKS

BIRLING GAP

Car park, steps to beach: Rockpool Ramble, ½ mile with Adrian Harrison, National Trust, 12.30pm June 23. Booking essential 01323 423197.

CHAILEY

North Chailey sports ground car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Gardening Club, 5 miles with John C 01444 483860, to include some clearance work, 10am June 24.

CLAYTON

Jack and Jill Windmills car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Jack and Jill Circular, 7 miles with Bernard and Barbara 01273 844840, 10am June 26. (Please bring a picnic lunch).

EAST DEAN

Village car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Up and Down The Sisters, 8 miles with Liz 01323 726120, 9.30am June 23; Around Friston, 12 miles with Ron 07906 146640, 10am June 24.

HAILSHAM

Cuckoo Trail car park off South Road: Hailsham Ramblers - short walk to Pevensey Bay and the Summer Lunch (01323) 843530, 9.20am (or 10am Sovereign Harbour), June 27.

Outside council offices, Vicarage Lane: Hailsham Ramblers - 10 miles walk in Ashdown Forest (01323) 485585 bring a packed lunch, 9.20am June 24.

HURSTPIERPOINT

Trinity Road car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Hurstpierpoint South Circular, 3.5 miles with Richard P 01273 395749, 7.30pm June 27.

LEWES

North Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group - Evening walk with supper, Lewes-Mount Caburn-Lewes with Hilda and Graham 472678, 6pm June 26.

PLUMPTON

Plumpton College, Ditchling Road: A leisurely walk around Plumpton College estate in attractive Sussex countryside, 3 hours with Reg Lanaway, Lecturer, Plumpton College, 9.30am June 27. Booking essential 01273 890454.

POLEGATE

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Pevensey Levels, 4.5 miles with Brenda S 482872, 9.30am June 28; Hawkhurst Hop Picker, 10 miles with Graham 501467, 9.30am June 28.

SEAFORD

Martello Tower: Walks for Well-Being, a Midsummer’s dream, 5 miles with Louise Gorst, Soles and Souls, 5pm June 23. Booking essential 01273 813722.

WILLINGDON

British Queen Pub, The Triangle: Beachy Head Ramblers – Wannock Wander, 4.5 miles with Clare 01323 439889, 6.30pm June 28.