What’s on - October 17 2014

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman, 7.30pm Oct 17; Simon Amstell, 8pm Oct 17; Tom Stade: Decisions, Decisions, 9.30pm Oct 17; Paul Zerdin, 7.30pm Oct 18; James Acaster: Recognise, 7.30pm Oct 18; Jason Cook: Broken, 9.15pm Oct 18; Jason Byrne: You Name the Show, 9.30pm Oct 18; Marcus Brigstocke: Je M’accuse – I am Marcus, 7.30pm Oct 19; Andy Zaltzman: Satirist for Hire, 7.30pm Oct 19; Tom Wrigglesworth: Utterly at Odds With The Universe, 7.30pm Oct 22; Hardeep Singh Kohli: Hardeep Is Your Love, 9.15pm Oct 22; Susan Calman – Lady Like, 7pm Oct 23; Romesh Ranganathan: Rom Wasn’t Built in a Day, 7.30pm Oct 23.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Oct 17-19; Nathan Caton: Teenage Mutant Nathan Caton, 7pm Oct 19; Phil Jerrod: Neanderthal, 8.30pm Oct 19; David Elms: Nurture Boy, 7pm Oct 21; Suzi Ruffell: Social Chameleon, 8.30pm Oct 21; Angela Barnes You Can’t Take it With Your, 7pm Oct 22; Ivo Graham: Bow Ties and Johnnies, 8.30pm Oct 22; Alex Edelman: Millennial, 7pm Oct 23; East End Cabaret: Sexual Tension, 8.30pm Oct 23.

EASTBOURNE

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm Oct 17.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Jimmy Jones – The Guv’nor Does Grinstead, 8pm Oct 17; Jethro – The Legend At Large, 8pm Oct 23.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Barnstormers Comedy, 7.30pm, October 19; Bond – All Things 007, October 22, £12, 7.30pm; Barnstormers Comedy. Great comedy for second time this season in the studio with freewheelling compere Kevin Precious. Other stand-ups are Canadian comic Allyson June Smith with Joe Rowntree and Mary Bourke, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 in advance and £12 on the door. October 19; Stephen Foster - Excess Gaggage, 7.45pm, £12, Oct 24.

CONCERTS

ALFRISTON

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

HORSHAM

St Mary’s Church: CHCS concert on November 15 at 7.30pm. In Flanders Field: Reflections on Remembrance 1914-2014. Faure Requiem, The Armed Man excerpts, works by Goodall and Willcocks. Interval refreshments in support of Chase, The Children’s Hospice.

The Capitol (01403 750220): Strictly Gershwin With Anita Harris, 7.30pm, £18.50, Oct 31.

SEAFORD

Seaford Little Theatre, 4 Steyne Road (01323) 307334: Musical Memories, The Concert Singers present songs from the shows, 2.30pm Oct 18.

GIGS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Level 42 – Sirens Tour, 7.30pm Oct 21.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Steve Hackett, 6pm Oct 22; The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour, 7.30pm Oct 23.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Elaine Paige – 50th Anniversary Farewell Tour, 7pm Oct 22.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Family Funktunes and Soul Casserole, 9pm Oct 17; Lorraine McCauley and The Borderlands, 8pm Oct 19;, Ryan O’Reilly, 8pm Oct 22.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Think Floyd, 7.30pm Oct 18.,

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Dean Friedman 2014, 7.45pm Oct 17; Sensational Sixties 2014 tour, 7.30pm Oct 22.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra, 7.30pm Oct 21.

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: The World’s First Genetically Modified String Quartet! 8pm Oct 18.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: New country rock supergroup Flatbed Ford at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Oct 18; Acoustic Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Oct 23.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: St Vincent with special guests, 7pm Oct 23.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Think Floyd Live In Concert, 8pm, £19.50, Oct 16; Princes Of Pop, 7.30pm, £20, Oct 24; Patsy Cline 50th Anniversary Tour, 7.30pm, £19.50, Oct 28; The Lindisfarne Story, 7.30pm, £18.50, Oct 30; I Love To Boogie With T-Rextasy, 8pm, £19.50, Nov 1.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Fold, Oct 17; The Koan Brothers, 3pm Oct 19.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Twagger Band, 8pm Oct 18.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – The Snapes, 8pm Oct 17.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Joe Brown, 7.30pm Oct 19; John Mayall with special guests King King, 7.30pm Oct 21; Show of Hands with Miranda Sykes, 7.30pm Oct 22; Marty Wilde’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party, 7.30pm Oct 23.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers, 8pm Oct 17; Local and Live Sessions, 8pm Oct 18..

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: The Big Draw: Seashore, 10am-5pm Oct 18/19. Free entry; Moscow Ballet La Classique – The Sleeping Beauty, 7.30pm Oct 23.

BRIGHTON

The Emporium, 88 London Road, www.emporiumbrighton.com: Taking Steps by Alan Ayckbourn, 7.45pm Oct 13-19; Casablanca: Take 2, 2.30pm Oct 18.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Shine, 8.30pm Oct 23.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Hypochondriac, 7.45pm Oct 20-25 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

EASTBOURNE

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: The Perfect Murder, 7.45pm Oct 13-18 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); Open All Hours, 7.45pm Oct 23-25 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Back to Broadway, 8pm Oct 17.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Paul Daniels – Back…Despite Popular Demand! 7.30pm Oct 18.

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: La triviata, 7pm Oct 17, 4pm Oct 22; The Turn of the Screw, 4pm Oct 18, 7pm Oct 21; La finta giardiniera, 4pm Oct 19/23.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Murder Mystery, 7pm Oct 17.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Didn’t You Used To Be Derek Jacobi, 7.45pm, £10, Oct 18; SPELLBOUND. Brooklands returns to the Capitol for what promises to be an unforgettable performance of song and dance, 7pm, £15, Oct 25; Chris & Pui Roadshow 2014, 11am and 2pm, £12, Oct 27; Tomfoolery, £10, Oct 29-31; Just So Stories, 11am and 2pm, £12, Nov 1.

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; The Play’s The Thing, a celebration of the past 75 years of Lewes Little Theatre, until Oct 18.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: The Dreamers, 1pm/7.30pm Oct 17, 7.30pm Oct 18.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678:

A Government Inspector, 7.30pm Oct 21-25 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

FRIDAY

BONFIRE Council fancy dress competition, Lewes Town Hall, entry £2.50 adults, 50p children. Children’s classes from 6.15pm, adults from 8pm Oct 17.

Flute Concert at St Mary’s Church Ringmer, 3pm. Flutes and Friends return to St Mary’s, Ringmer, for another of their popular charity concerts. Anne Hodgson and her flute students (aged 10 to adults at diploma level) will be performing a variety of music for flutes in ensembles as well as for flute and piano. An afternoon’s entertainment with tea and cakes afterwards. There will be a retiring collection in aid of St Peter and St James Hospice admission free.

FREE Electric Blanket testing, 10am-noon at Seaford town Council Office, 2pm-4pm Lewes Fire Station, Oct 17. Details on 01273 484354.

LEWES Riverside Club, Quiet Corners of the Sussex Coast by Geoff Mead, 2pm Oct 17 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

TALK: Burke and Paine and two forms of constitution, by journalist and author Dan Hind, 8pm Oct 17 at the Elephant and Castle public house, Lewes. Entry £3. Further information at headstrongclub.co.uk.

SATURDAY

CHILDREN’S Nearly New Sale Age 4yrs plus at Ringmer Primary School, Harrisons Lane, 10.30am-noon Oct 18.

COFFEE MORNING: Foyer, Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill. 10am to 12.30pm. Proceeds in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice. Contact Judy Redd 01444 248595.

FAMILY Fun Day at White Rock Theatre, Hastings (01424) 462288, 11am-3pm Oct 18.

LEWES Farmers’ Market at the Cliffe Precinct, 9am-1pm Oct 18.

MID Sussex Ramblers, The Commons Walk, 8.6 miles with Sue 01825 722135. Meet at Chailey Commons Sports Ground car park, 10.30am Oct 18.

SEAFORD Autumn Food Swap at Seven Sisters Public House, Alfriston Road, Seaford 10am Oct 18. Exchange your home-made and home-grown products with others. Details (01323) 492995.

SEAFORD: England and Jamaica United by WW1. Illustrated talk followed by documentary film German Town: The Lost Story of Seaford Town Jamaica, at the Barn Theatre, Saxon Road, Seaford, 2pm Oct 18.

TALK by Robert Milnes: Celebrating Classical Music at the Under Ground Theatre, at the Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne, 2pm Oct 24. Free entry.

SUNDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Tiger for Lunch, moderate 12 miles. Meet at St Bede’s School, Dukes Drive, Eastbourne, 10am Oct 19.

SUSSEX Pathfinders, Woodingdean, 11 miles downland, some longish gentle climbs. Meet in the car park off B2123 at the top end of Woodingdean, 10am Oct 19.

TALK: Waste is Just a Resource in the Wrong Place by Cat, a founder of Freegle, 4pm-5.30pm Oct 19 at the Linklater Pavilion, Railway Land, Lewes. Organised by the Railway Land Wildlife Trust. £5 entry. Details at info@railwaylandproject.org.

MONDAY

The Yews Annual General Meeting: 5pm to 7pm on at The Yews Centre on the corner of Muster Green and Boltro Road in Haywards Heath. All members and supporters of The Yews (Haywards Heath) Community partnership are welcome to attend.

TUESDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group, Plumpton, 4 miles with Clare 07743 472612. Meet at Lewes Bus Station, Bus 166 to Plumpton, 9.55am Oct 21.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Newhaven Fort – Then and Now by Ian Everest, 7.30pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford, Oct 21.

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm Oct 21.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Ian’s Level Best, moderate 13 miles. Meet at Herstmonceux Village car park, 9.15am Oct 22.

WIVELSFIELD: The Sussex Bonsai Group hold monthly ‘meetings’ at the Wivelsfield Village Hall. They meet normally the fourth Wednesday of every month. The group has a full programme of demonstrations about looking after trees . Bring and buy. The group also has a full agenda for attending and displaying at lots of venues including the Plumpton Agricultural College Show, plus Garden Centres. Committee members will give advice on trees – types, styling, re-potting, wiring and general care. All welcome, including absolute beginners to the meetings, from 8pm to 10pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits. The latest member is Dr. Mandy Claiden from The Brow Medical Centre, Burgess Hill. Info: Ray Brunsden 07712 878556.

HAYWARDS HEATH Chess Club: Meets every Wednesday, 7.30pm to 10.30pm at United Services Club, 6 Wivelsfield Road. All standards welcome. Email contact: viv@vivcole.co.uk.

THURSDAY

NEEDLEWRITERS, the quarterly literary salon, 7pm Oct 23 at the Needlemakers Café, Lewes. £5/£3 from Skylark, needlewriters.co.uk

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Nursery Walk, 2.5 miles with Geoff 486901. Meet at Co-op car park, Polegate, 10am Oct 23. Bishopstone Village, Hill and Sea, 4.5 miles with Chris W 890258; or, Monk, rod, Ease and Arms, 8 miles with Angela 504280 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Oct 23.

TALK: Rites of Passage – Life Stage Honouring and Cultural Repair by Sal Gencarelle. Hosted by Circle of Life Rediscovery at Laughton Lodge, Laughton, 7.30pm Oct 23. Entry £6/£8 detail on 07966 514469.

EXHIBITIONS

BURGESS HILL

The Martlets Hall: The Weald of Sussex Art Club art exhibition 2014. Affordable original paintings by member artists for sale. October 22 to 25, 10am to 5pm (Saturday 10am to 3.45pm). Admission free. All major credit cards accepted. Parking available nearby.

HAYWARDS HEATH

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: In the Abstract. Exhibition. Paintings and sculpture by nine Sussex artists. Bold, modern statements, open to interpretation – an exciting and thought-provoking exhibition. Launches October 18. Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am to 4pm (Sunday 12pm to 4pm). Free admission. No Garden admission necessary. Visit www.greentreegallery.co.uk, 01444 456560.

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Stormlight, Christopher Knox, 10.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, Oct 18-26.

UCKFIELD

Luxford Centre, Library Way: Uckfield art group autumn exhibition, November 1. Doors open 10am to 4pm. Come and see paintings and drawings by local artists. A­lso greeting cards, jewellery, craft corner and artists in action. Browse the 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 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.