What’s on - May 2 2014

COMEDY

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Rich Hall, May 3.

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, May 2-4. Brighton Fringe: The Maydays, The Last 10 Years, 8pm May 2/3; Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, 10pm May 2/3; An Audience With The Kitsch Kittens, 2.30pm May 3, 3.30pm May 5; The Jokes I’m Most Fond Of – An Evening With Glen Wool, 6.15pm May 4; Jo Neary vs Dyball and Kerr, 6pm May 5; Brainsex, 8.45pm May 5/6; New Act Night, 8pm May 6; The Horne Section, 8pm May 7.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Sam Brady: kindness, 7pm May 2-4; John Robertson: The Dark Room, 8.30pm May 2; Luke and Harry’s Journey to Sex Colony 01, 10pm May 2-4; Because She Loved the Lion, 1pm May 3/5, 7pm May 6-8; 11 Things to do Before You Die, 3pm May 3-5; Patrick Turpin: A Brother for Jonathan, 5pm May 3/4; Off the Cuff Do the Proverbial, 8.30pm May 3-5; Clever Peter: The Dreams Factory, 1pm May 4; Liz Peters: Toybox, 5pm May 5/26; Pamela’s Permanent Wave, 7pm May 5, 8.30pm May 6-7; Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, 9.30pm May 5-7.

EASTBOURNE

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Billy Pearce, 7.30pm May 3.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Hal Cruttenden, 8pm May 8.

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Amarillis Trio, 1pm May 6; Aquarelle Guitar Quartet, 1pm May 7.

St Bartholomew’s Church, Ann Street: Organ Recital, Dr Alan Ireland, 1.10pm May 6. Retiring collection.

St George’s Church (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Baroque Inspirtion, 7.30pm May 5; Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate, 7.30pm May 9.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Nazrin Rashidova and Stanislav Hvartchilkov, 7.30pm May 1.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Clive Whitburn Voices and Strings, 6.30pm May 4. Tickets available from UGT members, Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre, Under Ground Theatre, or on the

door.

GLYNDE

Glyndbourne (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: angle Hewitt, JS Bach The Art of Fugue, 3pm May 4.

HOVE

All Saints Church (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Elias String Quartet, The Beethoven Project Part 1, 7.30pm May 3.

GIGS

ASHINGTON

Ashington Community Centre: Larry Miller and Ron Sayer with support from David Simmons, May 3. Tickets £20 include a fish supper (or similar). Tickets without supper cost £15. Call Graeme Tame on 07889775173. Visit www.tamepromotions.co.uk.

Warminghurst Church near Ashington: Concert guitarist, Richard Durrant, lunchtime concert at as part of his Bike Tour, May 5, 12.30pm. Tickets £14 (£5 for under 16). Call 01903 891312 or email contact.fowc@gmail.com or Facebook – Warminghurst Church.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Martin Creed Band Mind Trap, 8pm May 6. The Seekers, May 7.

Brighton Dome, Pavilion Gardens (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Pitch Perfect Sound City, 1pm-4pm May 3.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Fringe Events: Ultimate Power, 11pm May 2; Xara with An X, 5.30pm May 3; Tommy Sissons: A Day in the Life, 7pm May 6.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Rotifer, 8.30pm May 1; Amy in the Winehouse, 7.30pm May 3; Fringe Events: Nights at the Music Hall, 11pm May 3; Tribal Remix Hafla, 8pm May 4; Alternative Great Escape, May 8-10.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Lou Fellingham, 9.30pm May 3.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Stray Dogs at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon May 3; Richard Durrant, 7.30pm May 3. Tickets on 0845 680 1926.

HAILSHAM

Hailsham Pavilion (01323) 841414: Fairport Convention, 7pm for 7.30pm May 1.

HAYWARDS HEATH

The Jolly Tanners, Handcross Road (01444 400335): Steve Winchester brilliant musician with his fab repertoire from 9pm, May 2; The Return of the fantastic Chicago Theives, from 9pm, May 3. There is a full on Beer and Cider Festival all over the May Bank Holiday Weekend.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Curst Sons, May 2; Kitchen party, 3pm May 4; Mangoseed + DJ, 8pm May 9.

The Crown Inn, 191 High Street: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Askew Sisters, April 26.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Jess Morgan, 7.45pm May 2.

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Science Museum Live presents The Energy Show, May 4/5.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Hofesh Shechter’s Sun Performed by Hofesh Shechter Company, 9pm May 3 and 4; Dmitry Krymov Lab, Opus No 7, 5pm May 3/4, 3pm May 5, 7pm May 6-8; One, Mani Soleymanlou, UK premiere, May 3-5; What Happens to the Hope at the End of the Evening, Tim Crouch and Andy Smith, May 3-5; Sun Dust, 3pm May 4; (Cafe Bar) Erik Kaiel (The Hague), 1pm/5pm May 3, 11am/3pm May 4.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Fringe Events: Tommy Sissons: A Day in the Life, 7pm May 6.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Fringe Evnt: The Big Bite-Size Late Breakfast, 11am/12.30pm May 4; Mitchell & Nixon’s ‘The Opinion Makers’, 8pm May 5/6.

Sallis Benney Theatre (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Bonanza Berlin (Antwerp), May 4/5.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Dreamboats and Petticoats, 7.45pm April 28-May 3 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, 7.30pm May 8-10 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Old Market (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Viv Albertine in conversation with Simon Price, 4pm May 4; Irvine Welsh in conversation with John Niven, 8pm May 4; Running On Empty, Probe, 7.30pm May 6/7.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Fiddler on the Roof, 7.30pm May 6-10 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: She Stoops to Conquer, 7.45pm April 29-May 3 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm) ;The Pirates of Penzance, 7.45pm May 6-10 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Secret Honour, 7.45pm May 2; Open Stage Night, 7.30pm May 8.

LEWES

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: New Sussex Opera Chorus, The Beggar’s Opera, 7.30pm May 3. Tickets at www.nso.ticketsource.co.uk; The Lighthouse Keepers Cat, 2pm May 4. Tickets on 01323 501260.

PLUMPTON

Village Hall: Plumpton Players, Habeus Corpus, 8pm April 30-May 2. Tickets from the Village Stores or 01273 890883.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: My First Ballet: Coppelia, 11am/2pm/5pm May 3, 11am/3pm May 4; Dance Into The Fairytale Workshop, 2pm May 4.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Accrington Pals, 7.30pm April 29-May 3 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

FRIDAY

LEWES Riverside Club Beetle Drive, 2pm May 2 at St Thomas Church Hall,

Cliffe, Lewes.

SATURDAY

FRINGE Festival Children’s Parade, Same Sky, 10.30am May 3 from Kensington Street, Brighton.

BURGESS HILL: St Edwards Parish Church, Royal George Roadd. Burgess Hill. Church open from 9.30am to 1pm. Coffee Stop and Produce Sale. Come along for refreshments, brunches and lunches. Also on sale: home made cakes, savouries and preserves. All welcome. Admission free.

LINDFIELD Horticultural Society will be holding a Coffee Morning and Plant Sale. In the Jubilee Room, King Edward Hall from 10am to noon. Admission £1. All welcome. www.lindfieldhorts.org.uk.

MEDIEVAL Mayhem Music and Feast (part of CHALKlife Festival) at Landport Bottom (off Nevill Road), 5pm May 3. Ticket only event, details on 07731 362811.

MEDIEVAL Mayhem (CHALKlife Festival) at Landport Bottom (off Nevill Road) 11am May 3. Free family festival celebrating the people, history and wildlife of the South Downs.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Bluebell Walk, 6 miles with William 01444 831098. Meet at St Peter’s Church car park, Chailey Green, 10.30am May 3.

MONTFORT’S March, site-specific play following de Montfort’s route over the Downs. Warningore Farm to Landport Bottom. Weekends, 2pm each day except May 14 (5.30pm) May 3-18. Contact Stephen@thecompanysussex.plus.com

SUNDAY

CREATIVE Writing with Catherine Johnson as part of the Fringe Festival in Brighton Dome Founders Room (01273) 709709, 11am-12.30pm May 4; Get Set to Write a Story! With Matt Whyman, 12-14yrs, 1.30pm-2.30pm May 4; Alphabet Book-Making Workshop, 7-11yrs, 3.30pm-5.30pm May 4.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Waninglid Circular, 4.5 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at Half Moon pub car park, Warninglid, 10am May 4.

SPONSORED walk for Charities organised by Seaford Martello Rotary Club, from Martello Tower, Esplanade, Seaford 9am May 4. Register at the website, information on 07733 268014.

MONDAY

GARLAND DAY organised by the Knots of May, May 5 at the Gun Garden, Lewes Castle 10am. Last entries by 10.30am. Judging takes place between 10.15am and 10.45am while dancers will be performing in the Gun Garden. Procession at 11am from castle to shopping precinct. More dancing in the precinct and then at John Harvey Taverns and the Dorset Arms.

LEWES Foopaths Group, Lavender Line Walk and Train Ride, four miles with Chris 483869. Meet at Lewes Bus Station Waitrose Stop 9.41am Bus 29 to Isfield (picnic lunch).

LEWES Spring Fair at The Paddock, noon May 5.

WORTHING: The Group, a club for single men and women aged 45+, meets in Worthing on the first Monday evening of every month. Also at Haywards Heath, Brighton, Horsham and Lewes. Walking, eating out, sport, arts & music, theatre, travel. Not a dating agency, but an opportunity to make new friends doing the things you enjoy. www.thegroup.org.uk.

TUESDAY

OKEWOOD HILL: Walk. Sociable 5 mile circular HDC Health walk. No dogs please. Meet 10am in the car park of The Punchbowl Inn, Okewood Hill (RH5 5PU). 2½ hours Geoff 01403 258180

PARTRIDGE GREEN: Walk. A sociable 5½ mile, fairly flat, HDC Health walk. Excellent views to South Downs. Meet 6pm Partridge Green Village Hall car park RH13 8HX (TQ190191,). No dogs, good walking boots necessary. 2½ hours. Jean 01403 250869

WEDNESDAY

HORSHAM: Walk. Every Wednesday. Meet 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax, Horsham. 1½ mile flat, sociable, HDC Health Walk on hard-surfaced paths in the Park. Suitable for the elderly and those recovering from illness, operation or accident. Dogs on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours. Doreen 01403 230293.

THURSDAY

POLEGATE Ramblers, Beach, Hill and Good Views, 5 miles with Chris W 890258; Or, Kingston, Telscombe, Rottingdean Circular, 12 miles with Sue T 365158 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am May 8.

EXHIBITIONS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome Founders Room: Fringe Events: Music Box Orchestra, May 3-25.

Circus Street Market: Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same time No. 2, William Forsythe, 11am-7pm Mon-Sun, 11am-8pm Thurs, May 3-25.

Fabrica: On Balance, noon-7pm May 3-25.

Lighthouse: The Monopoly of Legitimate Use, 11am-6pm May 3-25.

Regency Town House: No One Owns The Land, Ester Svensson and Rosanna Martin, noon-6pm Thurs-Sun, May 3-25; Caste/Cast, Leah Gordon,noon-6pm Thurs-Sun, May 3-25; Asylum in the City, noon-6pm Thurs-Sun, May 3-25.

The Brighton Waste House, University of Brighton: Salt Field, Phillip Hall-Patch, May 3-25.

The Old Reference Library, Brighton Museum: The British Library, Yinka Shonibare MBE, 10am-5pm Tues-Sun, May 3-25.

University of Brighton Gallery: Sound in Motion, Zimoun, 10am-5pm Mon-Sun, 10am-8pm Thurs, May 3-25.

EASTBOURNE

The Towner Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road: Near Dark, Feb 8-May 14; United Visual Artists (UVA), April 18-June 14.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Forrest Art Exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, May 2-June 28.

HAILSHAM

Gallery North, High Street: Focus on Four, from May 3 to 17. A first time collaboration of four photographic artists, capturing some of the most glorious scenery in the South East.

HORAM

The Horam Centre, High Street: Art exhibition and sale. Three local artists return to Horham for their third exhibition. Penelope Coomber, Norman Starley and Anday Thurgood. Offering more new original art work at affordable prices. A three-day event. May 9, 10 and 11. Free parking close by. Launch night Friday, May 9, 6pm to 9pm. Saturday, May 10, 10am to 4pm. Sunday, May 11, 9am to 4pm.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): The Farlington Painting Group Art Exhibition is on display until May 25. Free entry. Visit www.farlingtongroup.blogspot.com and www.rosalyn-mina.co.uk.

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Artflow, 10.30am-4.30pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm Sun, April 19-May 4.