What’s on - May 30 2014

COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Eve Ferrets Fabaret, 3.30pm May 31; The Maydays: The Last 10 Years, 6.30pm May 31; Funny Women’s Award Heat, 8.30pm May 31; Bent Double, 7.30pm June 1; Craig Campbell’s Thrilling Mic Hunt, 8pm June 4.

EASTBOURNE

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm May 30.

LEWES

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

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Doug Segal: I Can Make You a Mentalist, 8pm June 5.

CONCERTS

SALTDEAN

St Nicholas Parish Hall: A musical spectacular with 35 musicians, culminating in a performance of the 1812 Overture: complete with electronic cannon. The Band of the Royal British Legion (Horsham) and other musicians will be playing in a varied programme to include music by Gershwin and Elgar, as well as themes from films and shows. Tickets £6 in advance from Saltdean Fruits, Lustrells Vale Saltdean, £6.50 on the door or call 01273 304932. Doors 7pm. Starts 7.30pm (Limited capacity), June 7.

GIGS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Alex Horne and The Horne Section, May 30.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Paolo Nutini, 6pm May 31.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Fringe Events: Snow White: The Whole Grimm affair, 9.30pm May 31; VD, 7.30pm May 30.

Latest MusicBar, Manchester St (01273) 687171: Hewerdine + Hafdis Huld, 8.30pm June 2; New City Kings, 7.30pm June 4.

CHICHESTER

Chichester Inn (01243 783185): Guest vocalist Jo Harman with the Friends collective featuring ex Joe Cocker guitarist Neil Hubbard and Winston Blissett, May 31.

COOLHAM

Coolham Village Hall, Billingshurst Road: Ben Waters, June 6. Doors open at 7.15pm and the gig starts at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £20 with Fish & Chip Supper (alternatives available) and £15 without food. There is no licensed bar so please bring your own drinks/refreshments. For tickets or enquiries contact Graeme Tame on 07889 775173.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: After Midnight, Classic Clapton, 7.45pm May 30/31; Albert Lee and Hogan’s Heroes, 7.30pm June 4.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: We Say Yeah, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, 7.30pm June 4; Magic – A Kind of Queen, 7.30pm June 5.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: City of Ashes at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon May 31.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: John Mann Music Show, 2.30pm June 5.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Saturday Night Bee Gees, 7.30pm June 4.

HASSOCKS

Adastra Hall: 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.

Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road (01273 845829): Music Box. Pat and the Boys are back covering all the classics from the ’60s. 8.30pm to 11.30pm, May 31, £3 entry fee non-member. Free for members.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): ‘Noonfest’ Acoustic Showcase, 7.45pm, May 30.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Betties, 8pm May 30; The Men With Strong Arms, 3pm June 1.

Harvey’s Depot: Benefit Gig: From the Ashes. A day of entertainment raising funds for lost items in the Phoenix Theatre fire. 2pm-10pm May 31. Tickets from phoenix-fromtheashes.org/cb@cressidabell.com

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians, 7.45pm May 30.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Local and Live Sessions, 8pm May 31.

STAGE

ARDINGLY

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

BRIGHTON

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Black Coffee, 7.45pm May 27-31 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); All Creatures Great and Small, 7.45pm June 2-7 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

EASTBOURNE

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

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

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: Der Rosenkavalier, 3.20pm June 1, 4.35pm June 5; Eugene Onegin, 5.05pm May 31/June 3.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): The Devil at Midnight, May 29 to 31; Circus of Dreams, 7.30pm, June 4; Intoto Dance, June 4 ; Carrie’s War, 7.30pm, June 12; Tanbridge House School Summer Extravaganza, June 17 to 19; Grease, Showdown Theatre Arts, June 21 to 23; Roll Out The Barrel, 2.30pm, June 25; The Rivals, June 25 to 28.

LEWES

Lewes Little Theatre, Lancaster Street (01273) 474826: Enjoy by Alan Bennett, 7.45pm May 24-31 (Sat mat May 31, 2.45pm).

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.

STEYNING

Steyning Festival: Saturday, May 24, to Sunday, June 8. Tickets: Steyning Bookshop, 106 Steyning High Street, by phone on 01903 812062 or online at www.steyningfestival.co.uk .

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Horrible Histories, Barmy Britain, 11am/3pm June 1; Rising Damp, 7.30pm June 2-4 (Wed mat 2.30pm); Steve Hewlett and Friends, 7.30pm June 5.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Thankful Village, 8pm May 30; Rainy Day Bear’s Adventure (2-6ys), 2.30pm June 1.

FRIDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group, Lewes Hike and Bike Festival, Lewes-Rodmell Circular with picnic lunch leader’s contact details 472678. Meet at 10.30am Lewes Railway Station car park May 30.

LEWES Riverside Club, Slides – Marie Bartholomew at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, 2pm May 30.

COFFEE: St Edwards Parish Church, Royal George Road, Burgess Hill. Church open from 9.30am to 1pm. Coffee Stop and produce sale. With our annual plant sale. Come along for refreshments, brunches and lunches. Also on sale home made cakes, savouries and preserves. All welcome. Admission free.

SATURDAY

Charity quiz afternoon and tea. Haywards Heath Action for Children Support Group. Wesley Hall at Haywards Heath Methodist Church from 3pm to 5pm. We invite quiz addicts, quiz teams, and anyone seeking an enjoyable afternoon, to join with others to make up a team of six. Don’t worry if you’re on your own as we’ll place you with a team on the day. Quiz Master will be Dave ‘The Professor’ Turner who has been organising Fun Quizzes for over 25 years. Tickets are £5 each, including refreshments, and are available from Haywards Heath Methodist Church office (01444 416170) on weekday mornings or from Jo Fisher (01444 456396), Christine Naested (01444 487611) and Audrey Tucker (01444 453521).

TICKETS: Coffee morning at the Burgess Hill Theatre Club from 10am to 1pm.Box office will be open for the purchase of tickets to see Arsnic and Old Lace.

SUNDAY

SUSSEX Pathfinders, Rottingdean, 12 miles easy terrain with one steep climb. Meet at Rottingdean car park beside the sea front road junction, 10am June 1.

BEDELANDS FARM Nature Reserve. Meet in car park off Maple Drive. Friends of Burgess Hill Green Circle Network. Twice monthly work parties, no experience needed, tools provided. Mary Smith (secretary) 01444 242667.

MONDAY

FOOD Addicts in recovery Anonymous meet Mondays 8pm at the Wood Room, St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane, Lewes.

TUESDAY

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm June 3.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Pevensey Levels, 11.5 miles with Richard S. Meet Pevensey High Street, 10am June 4.

PHOTOGRAPHY in Monk’s House Garden, 10am June 4 at Rodmell Village Hall. Details on 0844 249 1895.

THURSDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, 1066 to Rickney, 5 miles with Margaret D. Meet Pevensey Castle car park, 6.30pm June 5.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk, No Hanging Around, 3 miles with Josie 505507. Bus 56 at 10.06am Medical Centre, June 5. Marklye Lane Circular, 4.5 miles with Sue and Derek 482441; Or, We May See Winnie the Pooh (picnic lunch), 10 miles with Christine 841708. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am June 5.

EXHIBITIONS

HAILSHAM

Hailsham Photographic Society Annual Print Exhibition: from June 16 to June 21, 10am to 4pm, Charles Hunt Centre (Age Concern Building), Vicarage Field, Hailsham. There will be approximately 140 prints, both in black and white and colour, of various subjects. Free entry, free parking nearby and refreshments available. There will be the chance to vote for your favourite picture and also enter the picture raffle with the opportunity to win your favourite print.

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.

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery: Horsham in Bloom art exhibition, floral and botanical art on display, June 7.

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.