What’s on - March 28 2014



Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Miranda Hart, April 1 and 2;

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Comic Boom, 8pm March 27; Krater Comedy Club, March28-30; Funny Women: Brighton Nights, 8pm March 29; Kerry Godliman, 8pm, April 1; Andrew O’Neill, Heavy Metal - A History, 8pm April 2; Hal Cruttenden - A Tough Luvvie Tour, 8pm April 3.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy Night with Romesh Ranganathan, Jo Neary and Greg Burns and MC Neil Masters, April 3.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Cafe, 8pm March 22; Ruby Wax, March 27.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2.45pm March 30 (pre-concert interview 1.45pm).


The Capitol (01403 750220): Horsham Symphony Orchestra , 3pm, March 30; Ruthie Henshall, 8pm, April 5.

Brighton Road Baptist Church: Vivace! Sussex choir of 20 voices with an extensive repertoire, covering folk, gospel, classical and modern music. 7.30pm, March 29, £10. On sale at Horsham Museum. Contact Oasis at 01403 272723, horshamoasis@tiscali.co.uk. All proceeds to Oasis Crisis Pregnancy Centre.

The Unitarian Church, Worthing Road: Yonge Fresshe Folkes. Voice, Recorders, Cello, Violin, Harpsichord. 7.30pm, March 29.


Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: Nicholas Yonge Society, Rosamunde Trio. Works by Mozart, Fribbins, Beethoven 7.45pm March 28 £14 at the door (8 to 25yrs free) or at www.ticketsource.co.uk/nyslewes/



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton and Hove Camera Club, March 24-April 3.


Otter Gallery, University of Chichester (01243 816098): From Fields to Factories: Women’s Work on the Home Front in the First World War. An exhibition exploring the role of women in the Women’s Land Army and Munitions with paintings by Randolph Schwabe, Hilda Carline and Richard Carline. Feb 14 – May 10, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. www.chi.ac.uk/ottergallery


The Hawth Theatre Foyer (01293) 553636: David and Will Johns, March 16-April 4.


The Towner Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road: John Skoog, Jan 18-March 30; Near Dark, Feb 8-May 14.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Valerie Maclean, Fri 10am-12.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm Feb 7-March 29.

haywards Heath

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: Sussex beloved Sussex, until April 26. A celebration of every inch of this beautiful county of ours, by some of its resident artists. Open: Tues-Sat - 10.30am - 5 pm, Sun 12am - 4pm, www.greentreegallery.co.uk. Call 01444 456560.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Four at The Hop, Tues-Sat 10.30am-4pm, Sun noon-4pm March 29-April 16.

The Foundry Gallery, North Street, Lewes: Stanley Simmonds (1917-2006). A Retrospective Exhibition. Unique opportunity to see paintings from a critically acclaimed post war artist. May 10-25. 12-5pm each day (closed Mondays and Tuesdays). Brighton Fringe Festival event. Artemis Arts 01273 486595, www.artemis-arts.co.uk.



Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: The Wanted, March 29; Tinie Tempah, March 31.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Goldfrapp, 7pm March 29.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Jazz Morley, 7.30pm March 28; Prince Fatty’s Tropical Dope, 11pm March 28; Mod For it, 11pm March 29; RM Hubbert, 7.30pm March 30; Babyhead, 7pm April 2.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The George Kypreos Band, 9pm March 28; The Coal Porters, March 31; Access to Music PM2 Charity Gig, 7pm March 31; Ben Poole, 8.30pm April 2.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Brighouse and Rastrick Band, 7.30pm March 29; Manhattan Magic with Lesley Alexander, noon March 30; The solid Silver 60’s Show, 7.30pm March 31.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Purple Zeppelin, 7.30pm April 3.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Kevin Barber at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon March 29; The Progfathers, 8pm March 29 (book tickets on 0845 680 1926).

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Barron Knights Concert - Soundtrack of Our Lives, 7.30pm April 3.


The Chameleon: Wobbly Records presents: Orangafruup, Wobbly Squadron, Llamaleaf, Seashoe, Space Monkey. Techno, breaks, electronica, wobbles. March 28, £4 or £8 with Wobbly Records Vol.1 CD. 9pm to 2am. www.wobblyrecords.com, wobblyrecords.bandcamp.com.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Loose Moose, March 28; The Popguns, March 29; Ray Owen, 3pm March 30.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club - Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm March 28.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Local and Live Sessions, 8pm March 29.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Movers and Shakers, March 29.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: An Evening with David Sedaris,

7.30pm April 3.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: End of The Beginning, March 21-29.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: The Dishwashers, 7.45pm March 24-29 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); Eternal Love, 7.45pm April 1-5 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Tap Factory, 7.30pm March 26/27; That’ll Be The Day - 2014 Tour, 7.30pm March 30.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Twelfth Night, 7.45pm March 25-29 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); The man who brought us sunshine, Morecambe, April 1-5.

Royal Hippodrome Theatre (01323) 412000: All Our Yesterdays, 2.30pm/7.30pm March 29.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Before It Rains, 7.30pm March 26-28.

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Little Mermaid, 2pm/6pm March 29; Ariel Drama Academy showcase, 7pm March 30.

tunbridge Wells

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Tap Factory, 7.30pm March 28; Viva la Drag, 7.30pm March 29.


LEWES Archaeological Group talk, East is East and West is West, historical reasons for the different characters of East and West Sussex, by Christopher Whittick, plus the AGM and a discussion on the

future of the group, 7.30pm March 28 in the Lecture Room, Lewes Town Hall.

LEWES Riverside Club, Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace by Ray Hale, 2pm March 28 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SUSSEX: Are you single and looking to meet new people like you? If so you might be interested in Icebreakers – a local dining club for the single over 40s. We meet on Fridays for a meal at a number of different venues in the area, such as pubs, restaurants, country hotels. There’s no membership or joining fee so members feel free to attend as often as they would like to. If you would like to find out more please visit the website, www.icebreakersclub.co.uk, or call Jacquie on 01403-273480.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Downland Views Over France Bottom, 5.5 miles with Colin 01323 647665. Meet at Alfriston Long Stay car park, 10.40am March 29.

CHOCOLATE Festival at Brighton Dome, from 10am March 29/30. Book tickets at festivalchocolate.co.uk

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

TUNBRIDGE WELLS: The Great Gatsby Party. Come and be dazzled at a 1920s themed evening at Salomons, Tunbridge Wells. £40 per person to include a drink on arrival, two course meal, wine and coffee followed by dancing to a live band. Dress code best party attire – fancy dress optional. Silent auction and fundraising on the evening with all proceeds going to Hospices of Hope, supporting the terminally ill children and adults in South Eastern Europe. Tickets available from Anna Perolls anna@hospicesofhope.co.uk, 01959 525110, www.hospicesofhope.co.uk/the-great-gatsby-party/. Starts 7.30pm.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, To Netherfield Place and Back, 11 miles with Tim and Pauline 01424 223714. Meet at Sedlescombe Village car park in Brede Lane, 10am March 30. Or, South of the Beacon, 5.5 miles with John and Esther 01323 503239. Meet at Firle Beacon car park, 2pm March 30.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Rottingdean, 10 miles some quite steep hills. Meet at the small car park on south side of coast road uphill east from the Rottingdean traffic lights, 10.30am march 30.


LEWES Monday Literary Society talk, Fairs and Theatres in Shakespear’s Time by Tiffany Stern, 8pm at Pelham House Hotel.


EASTBOURNE Local History Society talk, The Remarkable Life and Career of Florence Marryat by Catherine Pope, 2pm April 1 at St Saviours and St Peters Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne.

LEWES Footpaths Society walk, Frack Off, 6 miles with Chris 483869. Meet at Lewes Railway Station for 9.48am train to Haywards Heath.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Plumpton Circular, 6.1 miles with Pam B 01444 248717 (picnic lunch). Meet at Plumpton Station or Playing Field car park, 10.30am April 1.

SEAFORD: Further Revelations - the notorious diaries of Alice Dudeney: a talk by Diana Crook, writer, at St Peter’s Church, Belgrave Road, Seaford, on Tuesday, April 1, at 2.30pm. Admission £5, including refreshments. All welcome..

U3A Public Lectures, The Monks of Saint Pancras, Lewes Priory, England’s Premier Cluniac Monastery by Dr Graham Mayhew, 2.30pm April 1 at Lewes Town Hall Chamber. Information 472049.


Fashion Show: Plumpton Support Group of St Peter and St James presents Travelling Trends Fashion Show. The Show will take place at Plumpton Village Hall and doors open at 7pm for the show to start at 7.30pm. There will be a licensed bar and a raffle. Purchases are made on the night and can be paid for by card or cash. Ticket price is £5 and are available in advance from sueakers@Hotmail.com or 01273 891701. The Support Group had a very successful year last year raising £12,000 for the Hospice and we are aiming to do the same again next year.


GUEST Day at Down Leisure Centre, Seaford, all day April 3. Details on

01323 490011.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk, Coastal and Sea Views, 2 miles with John W 489228. Eastbourne, mainly flat, bus 51, 9.49am Polegate High Street April 3. Bo Peep to Blackstone Bottom, 4 miles with Howard and Hilary 472174; Or, Up and Away, 8.5 miles with Bridget 736542 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am April 3.