What’s on - November 28 2014

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Noel Fielding, 8pm Nov 29.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Jon Richardson: Extra Date, 8pm Nov 29; John Shuttleworth, 7.30pm Nov 30.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Nov 28-30; Funny Women: Brighton Nights, 8pm Nov 29; New Act Night, 8pm Dec 2; Comedy Rocks Komedia, 7.30pm Dec 3; Krater Christmas Party, 6.30pm Dec 4.

Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street (01273) 733238: The Big Saturday Night comedy Show with Andrew Watts, Rachel Parris, Daphna Barum, Rob Deb, Gary Sansome and compere Sam Stone, 8.30pm Nov 29.

Otherplace at Bar Broadway (formerly Upstairs at Three and Ten), 10 Steine Street 07800983290: The Rabbit in the Headlights, 8pm Nov 28; Fin Taylor: Real Talk, 8pm Nov 29.

EASTBOURNE

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm Nov 28.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Café, 8pm Nov 28..

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: London Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm Nov 29.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: London Philharmonic Orchestra, 3pm Nov 30.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Forest Row Lifeboat Choir presents a Concert of Christmas Carols, 1.30pm Dec 2; A Christmas Concert, with Redhill Corps of Drums and Band, 7.30pm Dec 4.

HAYWARDS HEATH

St Wilfrid’s Church: Mid Sussex Sinfonia chamber concert, 6pm, November 30. Programme includes: Gordon Jacob – Old Wine in New Bottles and Brahms – Trio for clarinet, cello and piano. Tickets, £10 for adults and £1 for under 18s, can be purchased from Carousel Music, the ticket secretary or on the door. For more details see www.midsussexsinfonia.co.uk.

HURSTPIERPOINT

Holy Trinity Church: Christmas with Brighton Consort, 4pm, Dec 7. A programme of seasonal choral music and readings, including works by Clemens non Papa, Francisco Guerrero, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Michael Praetorius, Benjamin Britten and Gabriel Jackson. Tickets (£12/£10) from www.brightonconsort.org.uk, or call 01273 833746. Tickets also available on the door.

LEWES

Lewes Town Hall: Lewes Lions Christmas Concert, 7pm Dec 2.

St Michaels Church: The Lewes Singers, Vivaldi Gloria Pachelbel Canon, Christmas music and carols by candlelight, 6pm Nov 30. Tickets from Lewes Tourist Information Office or 01273 483448.

Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: Nicholas Yonge Society with Jayson Gillham, piano. Works by Chabrier, Debussy, Chopin, 7.45pm Nov 28. Tickets at the door or www.ticktsource.com.

PETWORTH

St Mary’s Church: Petworth Town Band’s Christmas charity concert. A selection of the band’s favourite music and Christmas songs. 2.30pm, Dec 14. Tickets £6 – under 16s free. Available from Baytree Bakery, Petworth, on the door or from www.petworthtownband.com.

PUNNETTS TOWN

Village Hall: We Singers Make Bold, a concert of seasonal music, readings and carols, 7.30pm Nov 29. £5 entry plus a raffle in aid of hall funds.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Heathfield Schools Carol Concert, 7pm Dec 1.

WANNOCK

Village Hall: Glen Chorale Christmas Concert, 2.30pm Dec 1/3. Tickets £6 from 01323 502113.

EXHIBITIONS

HORSHAM

Horsham Museum, Causeway (01403 254959): Horsham Quilters are presenting an exhibition, Nov 3 to 29, 10am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday. Quilts (display changed every week) and quilted items, all produced by members. Place a vote in the competition and meet some of the members who may be stewarding.

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: ribbons & Bows! 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, 11am-3pm Sun/Mon, Nov 29-Dec 21.

GIGS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: David Gray plus Special Guest, 7pm Nov 29.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: James Blunt, 7pm Nov 28.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Toot: Be Here Now, 7pm/9.15pm Nov 28; Jon Hopkins, 8pm Dec 4.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Ultimate Power, 11pm Nov 28; Willis Bird, 7.30pm Nov 30; Morain + Glass City Vice, 6pm Dec 1; Curtis Harding, 7.30pm Dec 2; Drill: Brighton, Dec 4.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Hatful of Rain, 8.30pm Nov 28; Jim Tarren, Nov 30; Martin Harley, 8.30pm Dec 3.

Shooshh, 214 Kings Road Arches: Runway, 10.30pm Nov 28; Jurassic Park, 10pm Nov 29.

BROADBRIDGE HEATH

Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre, Wickhurst Lane: Join Willie Austen and the band for the perfect Christmas celebration for friends and colleagues. Evening starts at 8pm with music and dancing from 9pm to 11.30pm. Tickets are £5 per person. Nov 28.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: 5.4.3.2.1 It’s The Manfreds, 7.30pm Dec 2.

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Tenors Un Limited, 8pm Nov 29.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Promotorhead, 7.30pm Nov 28; R/n/R at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Nov 29; The Welsh Bruce Springsteen, Martyn Joseph, 8pm Dec 4 (tickets for this event from www.wegottickets.com or on 01524 414043.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Krossborder Roadshow, 7.30pm Nov 28; Cheryl, Mike and Jay Formerly Bucks Fizz, 8pm Nov 29; Sing Out EG, 7pm Dec 2.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Magic of Queen, 7.30pm Dec 4.

HASSOCKS

Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Shakedown. Four-piece band covering a unique catalogue of rock and classics. 8.30pm to 11.30pm, Nov 29. ckrbl@btconnect.com, 01273 845829.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Hello Again – A Tribute To Neil Diamond, 7.30pm, £16.50, Nov 27; One Night Of Elvis, 7.30pm, £21, Nov 29.

The Coot, Cootes Avenue (01403 255996): The Fusion Brothers, Nov 29 at 8:30pm.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Bad Boy Boogie, 9pm Nov 28; Kast Off Kinks, 9pm Nov 29; The Moonshine Band, 3pm Nov 30.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Jerry O’Reilly: Irish Traditional Song Workshop, 10am-4.45pm Nov 29. Jerry O’Reilly performs in the evening.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Ian Chisholm and Stephen Sibbald, 8pm Nov 28.

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Blackbird Quadraloque in Conversation: Ron Geesin and Peter Holden, 2pm Nov 29; Great Big Christmas Sing 2014, 5.30pm/7.30pm Dec 3.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Spectrum: BYC Takeover, 7.30pm Nov 29; Three Score Dance Company, Winter Festival, 4pm Nov 30; Cardinal Newman Catholic School, 7.15pm Dec 1; Theatre Uncut 2014, 7.30pm Dec 2.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus, Putting on The Glitz, 7.30pm Nov 30; Miracle on 34th Street The Musical, 7.30pm Dec 1-3 (Tues/Wed mat 1pm); an Evening of Burlesque, 8pm Dec 4.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Southern Youth Ballet present Coppelia, 5pm Nov 29.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The A-Z of Musical Theatre, 7pm Nov 30; Colin Fry, The Happy Medium, Celebrating 35 Years, 7.30pm Dec 1.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Great Big Christmas Sing, 5.30pm/7.30pm Dec 1.

LEWES

Lewes Little Theatre, Lancaster Street (01273) 474826: The Diary of Anne Frank, 7.45pm Nov 29-Dec 6 (2.45pm mat Dec 6).

NEWICK

Village Hall: Newick Amateur Dramatic Society present Flare Path by Terence Rattigan, 8pm December 3-6. Box office 01825 722359 or 722985, Internet bookings barbara@terrybone.co.uk. Tickets also available on the door or from Newick Butchers.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: The Big Christmas Sing, 5.30pm/7.30pm Dec 2; Swan Lake, 7.30pm Dec 3; Beyond the Barricade 15th Anniversary Show, 7.30pm Dec 4.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Not About Heroes, 8pm Nov 29; Cinder-ella, 2.30pm Nov 30.

WORTHING

Connaught Studio, Union Place 01903 206206: Female Gothic, 7.30pm Nov 28.

Pavilion Theatre 01903 206206: Missy Malone and Friends Burlesque Revue, 8pm Nov 29; show of Hands, 7.30pm Dec 4.

The Denton, Marine Parade 01903 206206: Fawlty Towers Dining Invitation, 7.30pm Dec 3.

TODAY

BEER and Music Festival at the Con Club, 139 High Street, Lewes from noon Nov 28. Music from 8pm. £2 afternoon only, £5 evening lewesconclub.com

LEWES Riverside Club Christmas Quiz with David Sale, 2pm Nov 28 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SATURDAY

AUTUMN Fair at the House of Friendship, School Hill, Lewes from 10am Nov 29. Arts and crafts, refreshments, homemade cakes.

Brocante: Antique market. Bricabrac, Foundry Gallery, North Street, Lewes, 9am to 2pm. Sellers from 8am. Space for your table £12. Call 07762 337342, 01273 486595 or email artemis-arts@macdream.net.

Christmas fair: Ditchling Pre-school’s 2014 Christmas fair in the Village Hall, Ditchling, from 10am to 2pm. There will be a variety of stalls offering Christmas gifts, homemade cakes, crafts, refreshments, a raffle and much more. There will also be a fabulous Santa’s Grotto between 11am and 1pm. Registered charity hoping to raise lots of money for the pre-school.

Festive Ballroom Social Dance: The Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill. Ballroom, latin, jive and sequence. 8pm. Doors open 7.45pm. New dancers always welcome. Sprung floor, soft lighting, bar. Cakes and biscuits included. Free parking Waitrose/multi-storey after 6pm. Call 07767 411115 or 01444 248926 or email strictlydancemagic@talktalk.net. Visit www.strictlydancemagic.co.uk.

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

RNLI souvenirs, tombola, gifts and much more.

LEWES Passion Play general open auditions, 10am-noon Nov 29 at St Pancras Church, Ireland’s Lane, Lewes. Information on 07926 486567 towardslewes2015@gmail.com

MID Sussex Ramblers, Ardingly Circular, A: 6 miles; B: 5.5 miles with Ray and Alison 01342 311632. Meet 10.15am Nov 29 at Little London lay-by opposite Ardingly Showground.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Gills Lap Circular, 11 miles. Meet at Gills Lap car park on B2026 south of Chuck Hatch, 10am Nov 30.

LEWES Passion Play general open auditions, 2pm-4pm Nov 30 at Christ Church, Prince Edwards Road. Information on 07926 486567 towardslewes2015@gmail.com

SUSSEX Pathfinders, Goodwood Race Course, 8 miles chalk and flint tracks, open Downland. Meet at The Triangle car park, From the A27 at the eastern end of the Chichester bypass. Pass to the left of the main racecourse buildings, 10.30am Nov 30.

MONDAY

Learn to Line Dance at the Redwood Centre, Haywards Heath. Monday afternoons from 2-3 pm. For further details call 01825 765618.

TUESDAY

LEWES Town Hall Indoor Market, Dec 2.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Management of Arthritis by David Peachey, 7.30pm Dec 2 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford. Further information on 01323 899932.

LEWES: Are you single and looking to meet new people? You may be interested in The Group, a club for single men and women aged 45+. We meet in Lewes on the first Tuesday evening of every month and have lots of events - walking, dining, golf, theatre, pubs, galleries. Not a dating agency; just an opportunity to meet new people doing the things you enjoy. Also in Brighton, Mid Sussex and Horsham. www.thegroup.org.uk, 8pm.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Battle Through the Woods to the High Weald, 11 miles. Meet at Sedlescombe in public car park (next to surgery) in Brede Lane, 10am Dec 3.

Cooking Class: Dairy and sugar-free desserts, 7.30pm to 9pm, Big Life Organics, 112 South Road, Haywards Heath. This class is suitable for the curious, those in transition or if you are already eating a dairy and sugar free diet. People can book their places on the class (£25 per person) in store or via 01444 628667 or classes@biglifeorganics.co.uk.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Firle Circular, hilly 5 miles with Anne 01273 474691. Meet at North Street car park, 9.30am Dec 3.

THURSDAY

CRAFT Fair in the Assembly Room of Lewes Town Hall, Dec 4.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Christmas Gathering Pre-Walk, 3 miles with Angela 504280. Meet at Westham Village Hall, Peeling Lane, 10am Dec 4.

WORLD Poets – W H Auden, 6.30pm Dec 4 at The Lewes Arms, 1 Mount Place. £10 grahamkfawcett@gmail.com 7969 409831.