What’s on - October 10 2014

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COMEDY

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Henning When – Eins, Zwei, DIY, 8pm Oct 11.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Pete Firman, 7.30pm Oct 11; Mark Steel: Back in town, 7.30pm Oct 11; Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (the PowerPoint), 8pm Oct 11; Warning: May Contain Nuts! 5pm Oct 12; Rob Beckett Live, 9pm Oct 12; Milton Jones and the Temple of Da… Work in Progress, 7.30pm Oct 15; David O’Doherty: Has Checked Everything, 7.30pm Oct 16; Doc Brown, 9.30pm Oct 16.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Oct 10-12; Comedy Club 4 Kids, 2pm Oct 11; Charity Chuckle, 8pm Oct 14. Brighton Comedy Festival: Mark Dolan Changes the World, 7pm Oct 13; Lucy Beaumont: We Can Twerk it Out, 8.30pm Oct 13; Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model, 8pm Oct 14; Rachel Parris: Live in Vegas, 8pm Oct 15; Phil Nichol: RANTS!, 8.30pm Oct 15; Big Cheer for Amaze! 8pm Oct 16.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Ceri Dupree, Fit for a Queen 2014, 7.30pm Oct 10; Al Murray, One Man, One Guvnor, 7.30pm Oct 11; ; Jethro, 7.30pm Oct 14; Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen, 7.30pm Oct 15.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Jim Davidson, 7.30pm Oct 15.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Little Howard’s Big Show, 2pm Oct 11.

CONCERTS

ALFRISTON

St Andrew’s Church: Southend Choral Society, 4pm Oct 18. Retiring collection in aid of St Andrew’s Church.

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Battle Festival Children’s Concert, 6.30pm Oct 16.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Douglas Finch and Bobby Chen, 2.45pm Oct 12.

HAILSHAM

Hailsham Parish Church: Gloucestershire Police Male Voice Choir, 7pm for 7.30pm Oct 10. Retiring collection in aid of Friends of St Mary’s.

SEAFORD

Cross Way Church, Steyne Road: Corelli Ensemble concert of English music for string orchestra, 4pm Oct 12. Tickets can be reserved on corelliensemble.co.uk or on the door.

GIGS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Lisa Knapp, 7pm Oct 12; Johnny Marr Plus Special Guests, 7pm Oct 15.

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Dojo, 7.30pm Oct 10; Billy Lockett, 7.30pm Oct 11; Synthology, 11pm Oct 11; James Yorkston, 7.30pm Oct 12; Albert Lee and Hogan’s Heroes, 8pm Oct 13; Dub Organiser, 8pm Oct 16.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: George Kypreos Band, 9pm Oct 10; Charlotte Carpenter, Take It All, tour, 8pm Oct 16.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Mnozil Brass, 7.30pm Oct 16.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Nothing is Real at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Oct 11.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Elvis Years, 7.30pm Oct 10.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Kondoms, 8pm Oct 10; Saturday Night Union with Hatful of Rain, 8pm Oct 11; Charlie Tipler, 3pm Oct 12.

Elephant & Castle, White Hill: Concertinas Anonymous. October 14, 8pm to 11pm. This is Bryan Creer’s regular free session for concertina players of all systems and abilities on the second Tuesday of the month. What happens depends largely on who turns up, but there’s usually some part-playing at some stage and a few session tunes get severely beaten up. If you’d like some music in advance, let Bryan (bryancreer@aol.com) or me know..

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians ‘and another’ 8pm Oct 10.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Seth Lakeman, 7.30pm Oct 10; A Night of ELO, 7.30pm Oct 11.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Breakfast at Trinity’s Oct 11; One Direction: Where We Are Concert Movie, 7pm Oct 11.

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: John Lydon in Conversation With Alexis Petridis, 7.30pm Oct 12.

BRIGHTON

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 476118: Amongst Barbarians, 7.45pm Oct 3-11 (not Mon) (Sun mat 2.30pm).

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: That’ll Be The Day, 7.45pm Oct 13.

The Emporium, 88 London Road, www.emporiumbrighton.com: Honest, 7.45pm Oct 10/11; Taking Steps by Alan Ayckbourn, 7.45pm Oct 13-19.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Dawn French, 30 Million Minutes, 7.30pm Oct 9.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Dangerous Corner, 7.45pm Oct 6-11 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); The Perfect Murder, 7.45pm Oct 13-18 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: The Big Charity Concert, 7.30pm Oct 10; Sussex Search for a Star, 7pm Oct 11.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Oct 9; The thrill of Love, 7.30pm Oct 15-17.

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: La triviata, 4pm Oct 4, 7pm Oct 7; La finta giardiniera, 4pm Oct 5, 7pm Oct 9; La triviata, 4pm Oct 11.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: All Star Superslam Wrestling, 6pm Oct 11; Dobet Gnahore, 2pm Oct 12; Psychic Sally, 7.30pm Oct 16.

LEWES

Lewes Little Theatre (01273) 474826: The Play’s The Thing, a celebration of the past 75 years of Lewes Little Theatre, Oct 11-18; The Play’s The Thing, a celebration of the past 75 years of Lewes Little Theatre, Oct 11-18.

FRIDAY

ART In Mind drop in workshop at Brighton Dome (01273) 709709, 2pm-4pm Oct 10-16.

Cuckfield Crafts and Market, Queens Hall from 9.30am to 13pm. Lots of lovely new stallholders mixed with all your old favourites, including Rapkyns nursery plant stall and Mary’s preserves and cakes. New this year: vintage clothing, home accessories and lots of children’s goodies. Tea room with scrumptious cakes and savouries open all morning. Admission free. Contact Beverley for information on 01444 440274 or allthingsnicecft@aol.com.

LEWES Riverside Club, Glyndebourne Gardens by Vivien Macey, 2pm Oct 10 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

TALK: The Ouse Valley Project. An illustrated talk by Dr Margaret Pikington. Friends of Burgess Hill Green Circle Network. Scout Hall, Station Road. 7.45pm to 9.30pm. Doors open until 7.15pm. All welcome. Members £2, non-members £3, under 16s free. Contact: Mary Smith 01444 242667.

SATURDAY

COFFEE Morning in aid of St Peter and St James Hospice at St Mary’s Church Hall, Highdown Road, Lewes, 10am-noon Oct 11.

JUMBLE SALE: Plumpton Green Village Hall in aid of The Village Hall. Tombola, books, teas etc, 2pm.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Firle Beacon Spectacular Views, 6.6 miles with Jackie 01444 892548. Meet at Firle Beacon car park, 10.30am Oct 11.

NEARLY New Sale of children’s clothes and equipment for ages 0 to 5 years at Ringmer Village Hall, 10.30am-noon. Organised by Ringmer Tiddlers and Toddlers. £1 entry per family.

PAWS and Claws Bookfair at Lewes Town Hall, 10am-4pm Oct 11. Entrance 50p.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, 7 miles rolling downland. Meet at Firle Beacon car park, 10am Oct 11.

SUNDAY

CHESTNUT Sussex 100 Cycle Ride organised by Chestnut Tree House. Starts from Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum from 7am Oct 12. A charity cycle ride through the Weald and Ashdown Forest. £35 entry fee. Details www.chestnut-tree-house.org.

FIRESITE Dash. Annual four-mile dash round all the fire-sites in Lewes. Organised by South Street Bonfire Society, starting at the Snowdrop, 11am Oct 12. Entry details 07951 000048.

Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Sussex presents A Couple of Old Cartes, a concert by ex-D’Oyly Carte stars Jane Metcalfe (mezzo soprano) and Barry Clark (tenor), with Fraser Goulding at the piano, 2.45pm, Birch Hotel, Haywards Heath. Tickets £4.50 for members and £9.50 for non-members. Advance booking only. Please ring Edwin Cowley on 01342 715709.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Cooksbridge Circular, 5.5 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at Cooksbridge Railway Station car park, 10am Oct 12.

Nutley Windmill: Crowborough Road. Open 2pm to 5.30pm. Call 01435 873367. Admission is free but donations are welcome. Parking is at Friends Clump with a pleasant ten minute walk from rear down Forest to the mill. Also Wednesdays 11am to 3pm.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, 13 miles downland, urban interlude and riverside. Meet outside South Downs Youth Hostel by Itford Farm, 10.15am Oct 12.

MONDAY

LEWES History Society talk, A Quirky Guided Tour of Lewes by Kevin Gordon, 7.30pm Oct 13 at Kings Church building, Brooks Road.

SUSSEX Family History Group, Willpower by Meryl Catty, 7.30pm Oct 13 at Luxford Day Centre, Uckfield.

SUSSEX Russian Society talk, Georgia – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 7.45pm at Friends Meeting House, Lewes Oct 13. £3.

TUESDAY

COFFEE MORNING: 10.30am to 12pm. Lewes House of Friendship, 208 High Street, Lewes. Coffee, tea and cakes. Browse women’s clothing and accessories from local retailer Sage & Onion. Information: 01 273 476 469 or www.houseoffriendship.org.uk.

HAYWARDS HEATH and District U3A open meeting. Present Hurtspierpoint College Big Band with music from the swing era. 2pm at Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath. Entrance £1 includes refreshments. All welcome.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, More Alpine Adventures by Cliff Dargonne, 7.30pm Oct 14 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford.

WEDNESDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group, Arundel to Goring, 8 miles with Robert 01273 474357 (picnic). Meet at Lewes Railway Station, 9.29am train to Arundel, Oct 15.

SUSSEX Military History Society, Taming The Beast: Godfrey Place VC and Operation Source by Paul Watkins, 7.30pm for 8pm Oct 15 at the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes.

THURSDAY

ELECTRIC Blanket testing, 2pm-4pm Ringmer Village Hall Oct 16. Lewes District Council will test your electric blankets free of charge. Tel: 01273 484354 for details.

NEWHAVEN Gardening Society, A Guernsey Travelogue by Peter Hill, 7.30pm Oct 16 at Age Concern Day Club, West Quay, Newhaven. Non-members welcome.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Through The Woods and Over The Downs, 4.5 miles with Patricia S 645140; or, Over the Hills and Far Away, 8 miles with Jill 737073. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Oct 16.

EXHIBITIONS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Magnum Photos: One Archive, Three Views, until Jan 4; Ron Geesin: Blackbird Quadralogue, until Nov 30.

HORSHAM

St Mary’s Church, The Causeway: St Mary’s Art Group Exhibition in the Leslie Room. Thursday, September 18, to Tuesday, October 21, 11am to 3pm, Monday to Saturday. If you are interested in joining this friendly group please phone Estelle on 01403 260699. All abilities welcome.

UCKFIELD

Luxford Centre, Library Way: Uckfield art group autumn exhibition, November 1. Doors open 10am to 4pm. Come and see paintings by local artists ­ also greeting cards, jewellery, craft corner and artists in action. Brows the selection of inspirational art books and instruction DVDs and pick up a bargain. Relax with a warming drink ­ hot chocolate included this time ­ and home-made cakes. The Theme corner this time will feature ‘Flower Power’. There will also be the opportunity to vote for your favourite picture. Free parking in the main town car park surrounding the venue and free entry to the exhibition. There will be a collection point for washed plastic milk bottle tops to fight Prostate Cancer. Call 01825 765021.

WISBOROUGH GREEN

The Wharf, Newbridge Wisborough Green: Art at The Wharf, Oil and watercolour paintings by Patsy Moore and Graham Wells. Saturday, October 4, to Sunday, October 12. Exhibition open daily: 10am to 5pm. Contact: info@patsymoore.co.uk (01798 861860) or wellsfamily899@btinternet.com (01403 700399).