What’s On June 8 2012

COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, June 9/10, June 14-17; Funny Women, 8pm June 9; Maff Brown’s Parade Of This – Edinburgh Preview, 7pm June 10; Barry and Stuart, Show & Tell, 8pm June 13.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Charity Chuckle – Michael Fabbri, 8.30pm June 12.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Improvised Double-Bill: Katy and Rach/The Hee-Ha’s, 8pm June 8.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Cafe, 8pm June 8; Barry and Stuart, Show & Tell, 8pm June 14.

CONCERTS

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm June 10 (pre-concert talk 6.30pm).

DANEHILL

Cumnor House School: The Fletching Singers conducted by Nick Milner-gulland present their Annual Summer Concert Shakespeare In Song with Emily Armour (soprano); Tim Wilcox (tenor) and Oliver Lallemant (jazz piano), June 17, 6.30pm. Bring a picnic for the long interval. Tickets available from 01825 712462; from a choir member; at the door, or online at www.localboxoffice.com

EASTBOURNE

St Saviour’s and St Peter’s Church, South Street: Concentus Chorale, A West End Musical Spectacular, 7.45pm June 16. Tickets available from Bonners Music Superstore (01323) 636140, Semantics Glass Engraving Studio (01323) 646414 or contact Evelyn (01323) 643358.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Chamber concert with pianist Maria Marchant, 2.45pm June 10.

HOVE

All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Richard Durrant classic guitar, 1pm June 14. Free admission with retiring collection.

SALTDEAN

St Nicholas Church: Andrew Ballantyne, Jubilee Harp Concert, 6pm June 10. Tickets available on the door.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Suzanne Vega, 8pm June 14.

Cobblers Thumb, 10 New England Road (01273) 605636: Skurvi, 9pm June 10; Ned Star, 9pm June 11.

Fishbowl, 74 East Street (01273) 777505: Jeff Daniels, 9pm June 8; What’s Wrong with Groovin’? 9pm June 9.

Fortune of War, Brighton Seafront: Fever, 9pm June 8; Flevans (Tru Thoughts), 9pm June 9.

Globe: TSOB and Rum Friday, 9pm June 8; Route 1, 9pm June 9; Global Bass, 9pm June 13; Hang The DJ, 9pm June 14.

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Arches: Sweet Billy Pilgrim, 7.30pm June 9.

Hampton, 57 Upper North Street (01273) 731347: Live Acoustic Music, 7pm June 10.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Polly Paulusma, 7.15pm June 8; The Doors Alive, 7.30pm June 8, Life’s A Gas, 11pm June 9.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Daniel Powell, 3pm June 10; Jake Cogan, 7.30pm June 10; Jessica May York, June 11.

Open House, 146 Springfield Road: Cider Fest, noon-late with live music and barbecue, June 9.

Signalman: Open Mic Night, 8pm June 10.

St Georges Church, St George’s Road, Kemp Town: Brighton Jazz – Lighthouse, 8pm June 14.

The Victory, 6 Duke Street (01273) 326555: Kinema DJs, 9pm June 9; Blues Sunday, noon June 10; Open Mic @ The Victory, 8pm June 14.

Western Front, Cranbourne Street: Mixer Men, 8pm June 8; The Infamous Jay and Rich, 8pm June 9; Hush Hush acoustic night, 8pm June 13.

White Rabbit, 13-14 Kensington Gardens: WTF? Brighton, 8pm June 8; The Mixer Men, 8pm June 9; Hush Hush, 8pm June 10; The Move-ons open mic night, 8pm June 14.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Sing-a-long-a Abba, 7.30pm June 13; Paul Malsom Trio, 7.45pm June 13.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Joe Longthorne, 7.30pm June 13.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Shadows tribute band The Boys at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon June 9.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Jazz Cafe, 7pm June 13.

HOVE

Freemasons, Western Road: Friday Night Disc Spinners, 9pm June 8; The Never Never, 9pm June 9.

The Ancient Mariner, Rutland Road: The Acoustic Sessions, 8pm June 9.

Three Graces, Portland Road: Live music from The Acoustician, 6pm June 10.

LEWES

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Gordon Tyrrall, 8pm June 14.

SEAFORD

Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – John Kelly, 7.45pm June 8.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Grimethorpe Colliery Band, 3pm June 10.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Charlie Dore, 8pm June 9.

SHARPTHORNE

The Ravenswood: Sunday Lunch Jazz: Jazz Nucleus, June 10.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Avenue, 5.30pm/8.30pm June 8, 4pm/7.45pm June 9.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: A Wild Life: An Audience with Steve Backshall, 2.30pm/7.30pm June 9.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Murder on The Nile, 7.45pm June 11-16 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Peppa Pig’s Treasure Hunt, 10am/1pm/4pm June 14.

DITCHLING

Village Hall, 18 Lewes Road: Flamenco Company Cancion Gitana present Lament for Lorca, 7.45pm June 9. Tickets and info 07758 752257 or duendeflamenco@aol.com

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Chicago, 7.30pm June 4-9 (Thurs 2.30pm, Sat 5pm/8.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Playing Dead, 7.45pm until June 9 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Rope, 7.45pm June 12-16 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road (01323) 479732: Blackbird, 7.30pm June 8/9.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Kissing Angels, 7.30pm June 9; Chariot: The Eric Liddell Story, June 14/15.

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: La Cenerentola, 5.20pm June 8; The Cunning Little Vixen, 5.10pm June 10, 6.25pm June 13; La Boheme, 6.05pm June 9/14.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: American Superslam Wrestling, 7.30pm June 8; Blofeld & Baxter: Memories of Test Match Special, 7.30pm June 9; Beyond the Barricade, 7.30pm June 14.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Steve Backshall Live, 2.30pm/7.30pm June 8; American Wrestling Spectacular, 7pm June 9; Blood Brothers, June 12-16.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, 3pm June 10.

WIVELSFIELD GREEN

Wivelsden Farm: Players in the Park in aid of St Peter & St James Hospice presents The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7.30pm June 13-23. Tickets from www.playersinthepark.ticketsource.co.uk

DIARY DATES

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Dome Discovery Tour, 11am June 10.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Catalyst Club, 8.30pm June 14.

BURGESS HILL

Oakmeeds Community School, Station Road: Burgess Hill Bike Ride, 10/20/40 miles with Steve Cronin, Burgess Hill Round Table and Lions Clubs, 9am June 10. Booking recommended www.burgesshillbikeride.co.uk or email@burgesshillbikeride.co.uk. DITCHLING

The Hole, Ditchling Common: Open Garden in aid of St Peter & St James Hospice, 2pm-5pm June 10.

HAILSHAM

Charter Market: Long Man Morris Men, 2.30pm June 9.

KEYMER

2 Ockley Lane: Open Garden in aid of St Peter & St James Hospice, 2pm-5pm June 10.

LAUGHTON

Village Hall: Laughton Village Hall Market, 10am-noon June 9. All the usual stalls, plus bacon rolls and refreshments available.

LEWES

Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street: Tudor Housewife, 11am-3pm June 12. Drop in and talk to the resident Tudor housewife as she goes about her daily tasks.

POLEGATE

Bernard Baron Cottage Homes: Long Man Morris Men, 11.30am June 9.

SEAFORD

Town Council offices, 37 Church Street: Norman Baker MP Surgery, June 9. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

Walmer Road: St Luke’s Summer Fete, 2pm June 9. Birds of Prey, cakes, refreshments, tombola, raffle, stalls, face painting and more.

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.

EASTBOURNE

Towner Art Gallery: University of Brighton Graduation Exhibition, June 12-17.

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

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

LEWES

The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Ostersund To Sussex And Back Again, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, June 9-21.

SEAFORD

Arts@theCrypt, 23 Church Street: The Society of Sussex Painters, 10.30am-5pm June 9-21. Exhibition of paintings, prints, etchings etc. Entrance free, exhibits are for sale.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Suzy Philips, Valerie Williams and Antonia Ogilvie, Summer Exhibition, until June 16.

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.

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

HOVE

Ventnor Hall, Central United Reform Church, Blatchington Road (01273) 298159: Sussex Family History Group – Memories of Downland Villages by John Surtees, 7.30pm June 13.

LEWES

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Scotland by John Hartridge, 2pm June 8; Women of the White House by Mark Nash, 2pm June 11.

SINGLETON

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (01243 811348): Gridshell Confidential by Steve Corbett, 6.30pm June 12.

UCKFIELD

Luxford Day Centre, Luxford Way (01444) 452524: Sussex Family History Group – Traditional Sussex Singers of Yesteryear by Mark Norman, 7.30pm June 11.

WALKS

ARDINGLY

Street Lane car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Rhododendron Rambles, 12.5 miles with Judi 07890 409355, 4pm June 10.

BISHOPSTONE

Buckle car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Bishopstone and Beyond, 9 miles with Sandra and Peter 01273 308432, 10am June 10.

EASTBOURNE

Pier: Beachy Head Ramblers – Friston to Eastbourne Linear, 7 miles with Geoff F 01323 730915, 9.35am June 9.

HASSOCKS

Hassocks Station East Side: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Evening Circular from Hassocks, 3 miles with Celia 01273 843715, 7.30pm June 13.

HOVE

Devils Dyke Road car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Brambering to The Castle, 13 miles with Naomi and Pete 01323 485005, 10am June 13.

LEWES

Railway Station: Lewes Footpaths Group – A Day’s Outing in West Sussex, 9.18am train to Gatwick. Amberley with Robert 474357, picnic lunch, June 13.

NORTHIAM

Great Dixter car park, Dixter Lane: Gardeners Delight, 5 miles, 10am June 13. Booking recommended 07918 907265.

POLEGATE

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Woodland Walk, 4.5 to 5 miles with Marianne 490302, 9.30am June 14; Mayfield to Heathfield, 8 miles with Eric 845569, picnic only. Bus 51 from Polegate rec at 9.11am June 14.

SEAFORD

Pump Barn, Seven Sisters Country Park, Exceat: Take a Walk on the Wild Side in June, 2.5 miles with Mary Benjamin, Sussex Wildlife Trust, 2pm June 10. Booking essential 01273 497561.

WEST HOATHLY

Finches Field car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – West Hoathly and Selsfield Common Circular, 6.25 miles with Jill 01273 480167, 11am June 10.

WILMINGTON

Priory car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Downland Flowers, 5.5 miles with Mary 01323 482068, 6.30pm June 14.

Village at high end of The street in the car park: Nordic Fitness outdoor exercise class from Wilmington: Nordic Exercise around the Long Man, 3.5 miles with Nigel Bentley, Oakleafe Sussex Nordic Walking, 6.50pm June 13. Booking essential 07930 738034.

WOODINGDEAN

Car park on B2123 Falmer Road: Remote Rottingdean Downland, 8.5 miles with Terry Owen, Per-Rambulations, 10am June 10.