What’s on - June 6 2014

COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: The Maydays: Confessions, 8pm June 7; Alfie Moore – Police comedian, 8pm June 8; Carey Marx: Abominable, 7pm June 9; Tessa Waters: Womanz, 8.30pm June 9; Abandoman: Moonrock Boombox, 8pm June 10; Charity Chuckle, 8pm June 10; Andy van der Borgh: Playing The Fool, 7pm June 11; Josh Howie: Work in Progress, 8.30pm June 11; So You think You’re Funny, 8pm June 12.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Jason Mansford, 8pm June 11.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy Night, 8.30pm June 5.

CONCERTS

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: D-Day 70th Anniversary Gala Concert, 3pm June 8.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Stacey Kent, 7.30pm, June 6; Shipley Arts Festival The Four Seasons, 7.30pm, June 7; The QEII School Presents “A Gala Concert”, 7pm, June 10; Kensington Brass, 7.30pm, June 14; The Bersted Boys: One Night Only, 8pm, June 14; Let’s Hang On, 7.30pm, June 27; Horsham Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, June 28.

SEAFORD

Walmer Road Recreation Ground (St Luke’s Church Hall if wet): Songs of Praise featuring the Salvation Army Band and Choir and Band of Brothers, 4.45pm June 7.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Jong-Gyung Park and Keld Ensemble: From Russia with Love, 3pm June 8.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Little Mix, June 6.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: 9Bach, 7pm June 6.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Carrie Tree plus Paul Johnson, Dirk and Adam Campbell, 8pm June 8; Hush Hush presents, 7.30pm June 11.

eastbourne

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: The Boys at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon June 7; Voodoo Room, 8pm June 7; Open Stage Night, 7.30pm June 12.

HASSOCKS

Adastra Hall, Keymer Road Hassocks: A Night of Variety, to include the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. 7.30pm, June 6.Raising funds for research into Crohn’s disease. Admission is £4, which will include refreshments. Tickets from Pavilion Electrics in Hassocks or at the door. More info from 01273 845291.

HAYWARDS HEATH

Clair Hall: The Blunter Brothers and Pee Wee Ellis, 8pm (doors 7.30pm), £17 from 01444 455440 or visit http://bookch.freedom-leisure.co.uk/clairhall/. June 7.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Moonshine Band, June 6; Transformer plus Battery Operated Orchestra, June 7; Duck Soup, 3pm June 8.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Dave Townsend and Gill Redmond Village Band Workshop, 10.45am-4.45pm June 7; plus evening performance.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Miriam Erasmus, 7.45pm June 6.

STAGE

ARDINGLY

Ardingly Arts Festival: Reduced Shakespeare Company, June 25, Call 01444 893000 or visit www.ardingly.com.

BRIGHTON

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Sugarkicks, 10pm June 6.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: All Creatures Great and Small, 7.45pm June 2-7 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); Propeller present, The Comedy of Errors, 7.45pm June 10/13 (2.30pm June 14), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 7.45pm June 11/12/14 (2.30pm June 12).

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The Second Longest Day, 7.30pm June 10; the tiger and The Moustache, 7.45pm June 11; Ballet Central, 7.30pm June 12.

EASTBOURNE

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: The Devil at Midnight, 7.45pm June 3-7 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); Shady Business, 7.45pm June 10-14 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Noah’s Ark, 7.30pm June 7.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Educating Rita, 7.30pm June 4-6.

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: Eugene Onegin, 5.05pm June 6; Don Giovanni, 5.10pm June 7/11; Der Rosenkavalier, 3.20pm June 8, 4.35pm June 12.

HASSOCKS

Adastra Hall: A Night of Variety, which includes the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, 7.30pm, June 6. Tickets are available from Pavilion Electrics in Hassocks or at the door. Call 01273 845291 for more information.

LINDFIELD

Cockhaise Farm, Monteswood Lane (01444) 258177: Players in The Park present Taming of The Shrew, 5pm June 11 in support of St Peter and St James Hospice.

STORRINGTON

Sullington Parish Hall: You’re Only Young Twice’ by Ron Aldridge, Storrington Dramatic Society. Visit www.storringtondramatics.co.uk or call 07905 094607, June 19 to 21.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Living Dangerously, 7.30pm June 9; An Evening with the Stars of Strictly Come Dancing, 7.30pm June 11.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Up Pompeii, 7.30pm June 7.

FRIDAY

FRIENDS of Anne of Cleves House (01273) 474610, Lewes Breweries Walk led by Miles Jenner. Meet 7pm June 6.

Cuckfield Crafts and Market, Queens Hall, from 9.30am to 1pm. Lots of lovely new stallholders mixed with all your old favourites, including our ever popular Rapkyns nursery plant stall and Mary’s preserves and cakes. New this year: vintage clothing and home accessories and lots of children’s goodies. Fabulous tea room with scrumptious cakes and savouries, open all morning. Admission is free. Contact Beverley for information on 01444 440274 allthingsnicecft@aol.com.

LEWES Riverside Club, 33 years on the Streets of Lewes by David Sale, 2pm June 6 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SATURDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, Woodingdean Circular, 6 miles with Jackie 01444 892548. Meet at Drove Avenue/Falmer Road car park (old bakery site), 10am June 7.

Nearly New Sale, Burgess Hill Bonfire society are hosting a Nearly New Sale from 10am to 12pm Cyprus Hall Burgess Hill. Entry cost is 50p but you receive a free tea/coffee. There will be plenty items to browse through, a tombola and tea,coffee and cake. Any problems please contact me on cleo.bhillbonfire@gmail.com or 07835609493.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Worthing, 7 miles Downland with one short climb. Meet in the car park in Hill Barn Lane, 10am June 7.

TALK, My Life with the Stars by Tony Flood at Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne, 1.45pm June 7. Free entry.

WATERLOO Bonfire Society music extravaganza, Night Before, 5pm at The Paddock Lewes, June 7. Harveys’ beer tent, barbecue, side show games. Contact amanda@waterloobonfire.co.uk.

SUNDAY

WATERLOO Bonfire Society Annual Fete, noon-5pm at The Paddock Lewes, June 8.

MONDAY

HOW should Lewes spend a share of a £40,000 waste reduction prize? A discussion at Lewes Town Hall, 6.30pm June 9. Free entry.

LEWES History Group, Victorian and Edwardian Photographers in Lewes by David Simkin, 7pm June 9 at King’s Church building, Brooks Road, Lewes.

Peter Lovesey: A Burgess Hill Festival and Crime reading month event hosted by Burgess Hill Library and Martlets Hall. Come and celebrate crime reading month with this popular author. Peter Lovesey is the creator of thirty-five crime novels and numerous short stories. His work has been adapted for radio, TV and film. In 2000 he was awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger by the Crime Writers’ Association. His latest novel is the Stone Wife and features Bath detective Peter Diamond in pursuit of a murderer after a theft at an auction house goes wrong. Martlets Hall. Tickets: £3 from Martlets Hall Box Office. Phone 01444 242888. 7pm.

SUSSEX Family History Group meeting, Kill or Cure – Medical Conditions in the 19th C by Lady Teviot, 7.30pm June 9 at the Luxford Day Centre, Uckfield.

TUESDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, Over the Seven Sisters to Eastbourne Pier, 10 miles with Yvonne 01444 441926. Meet at Seven Sisters Country park Woodland car park, 10.30am June 10.

OPEN Garden at Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive, Bishopstone (01323) 899296, 11am-5pm June 10.

WEDNESDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, Ditchling Beacon Circular, 4 miles with Phil 01273 835931. Meet at Ditchling Beacon NT car park, 7pm June 11.

SEAFORD and District Stamp Club meeting at Cross Way Church Hall, Steyne Road, Seaford. Australia by Bill Hendley, 7.15pm for 7.30pm June 11. All stamp collectors welcome. Tel: 01323 890699.

SUSSEX Family History Group meeting, The Records of The parish Overseer by Peter Ewart at Ventnor Hall, Blatchington Road, Hove, 7.30pm June 11.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Devil’s Dyke, 4.5 miles Downland with steep climb up and down. Meet at Devil’s Dyke Hotel car park, 5.30pm June 11.

UCKFIELD Decorative and Fine Arts Society talk, Hedonistic Paris: Life and Art in Paris during the Jazz Era by Linda Collins, 2.30pm June 11 at Uckfield Civic Centre. New members and guests welcome.

THURSDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Sunset on the Heath, 5 miles with Irenee H. Meet at Alfriston Long Stay car park, 6.30pm June 12.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Seaford to Newhaven to Seaford, 5 miles with Ted R 484923; Or, Robertsbridge to Bodiam and Back, 8 miles with Jill 737073. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am June 12.

HAYWARDS HEATH CERAMICS GROUP: Monthly meeting with a change to the advertised programme – with a talk by Jane Gardiner, lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, on ‘Flora and Fauna in Pottery and Porcelain’. Lecture takes place in the Small Hall at Clair Hall at 10.35am. Doors open at 9.45am with coffee being served until 10.20am. Non-members are very welcome by prior arrangement with membership secretary (01444 483372), tickets £8. For more details please look at the website: www. http://hhcg.org.uk/wordpress.

Flower Festival: ‘In England’s Green & Pleasant Land’ British flower festival in aid of Sussex Cancer Care fund and West Sussex North MND Association at Hurstpierpoint College Chapel, 10-5pm. Refreshments marquee, free entry but donations for chosen charities welcomed. A free mini bus shuttle service will be available to help visitors get to the College from the village centre. Please contact the Chaplain at chaplain@hppc.co.uk..

EXHIBITIONS

BURGESS HILL

Age UK building (The Cherry Tree in Fairfield Road): Burgess Hill Artists. Some 15 artists and students from Oakmeeds displaying work on June 14 , 10am to 4pm, and June 15, 10am to 3pm. 10 percent of all items sold goes to the Cherry Tree. Refreshments available. Visit www.burgesshillartists.co.uk.

HAYWARDS HEATH

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill: Victoria Lovell, Of Furred and Gentle Beasts, until June 8. Visit www.greentreegallery.co.uk.

HORSHAM

Horsham Artists Open Studios 2014: The weekend of June 7 and 8 sees 20 artists open their doors to their studios in an Art Trail around the Horsham District. Open 10am to 5pm with many venues offering refreshments. Visit www.horshamartistsopenstudios.co.uk where you can download a brochure and map of the trail. Printed brochures can be found at libraries and other venues around the Horsham District.

Drill Hall, Denne Road: Association of Sussex Artists. Paintings, Sculpture & Pottery. August 14 - 23. 10.30am to 5pm including Sunday. Closes Saturday, August 23, at 3.30pm. Admission Free.

LEWES

Foundry Gallery, 32 North Street: Future Dreaming, May 30-June 8.

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Ancestral Voices, Caroline Smith, 10.30am-4pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm sun, May 31-June 12.