What’s on - October 24 2014

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: John Bishop, 6.30pm Oct 29.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Vikki Stone: Instrumental, 7.30pm Oct 24; Cardina Burns, 7.30pm Oct 24; Sara Pascoe vs History, 9.15pm Oct 24; Jon Richardson – Nidiot, 8pm Oct 24; Shappi Khorsandi: Because I’m Shappi… 9.30pm Oct 24; Seann Walsh – 28, 7.30pm Oct 25; Jimeon – Is it…?! 8pm Oct 25; Craig Campbell’s Thrilling Mic Hunt! 9.30pm Oct 25; Chris Ramsey – The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television, 9.30pm Oct 25.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Oct 24-27; Funny Women: Brighton Nights, 8pm Oct 25; Jo Neary and Friends, 8pm Oct 30; Comic Boom, 8pm Oct 30.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Mirth at The Mead, 8pm Oct 29.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point, 8pm Oct 28.

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Borromini Quartet, 11am Oct 26.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Pianist Robert Milnes, 2.45pm Oct 26.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: East Grinstead Choral Society presents Mozart – Requiem and Vivaldi – Gloria, 7pm Oct 25.

LEWES

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Lewes District Council presents The Winder of The World, a concert to commemorate WW1, 8pm Oct 26. Free event.

Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: Nicholas Yonge Society. London Bridge Ensemble. Beethoven, Kodaly, Dvorak, 7.45pm Oct 24.

GIGS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: British Sea Power’s Sea Of Brass, 7pm Oct 24; Clean Bandit, 7pm Oct 28; Belle and Sebastian, 7pm Oct 29.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Il Divo, 6.30pm Oct 28.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Mogwai, 8pm Oct 26; How To Dress Well, 8pm Oct 27; Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, 7pm Oct 29; Lamb, 7pm Oct 29.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Birdeatsbaby + Sunday Driver + Della Lupa, 7.30pm Oct 24; Mad Professor vs Prince Fatty. Dub titan Soundclash, 11pm Oct 24; Mod For It, 11pm Oct 25; Annie Eve, 7.30pm Oct 26; Real Estate + always, 7.30pm Oct 28; Mertha and Eve: Rembetika and Beyond, 8.15pm Oct 28; Foxygen, 7.30pm Oct 29; Dick Gaughan, 7.30pm Oct 29.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Ready Steady Go! Live, 9pm Oct 24; Rise, 3pm Oct 26; Cocos Lovers, 8pm Oct 29; Rachael Dadd, 8.30pm Oct 30.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Billy Joel Songbook, 7.30pm Oct 30.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Greg Harper, Keith Willson at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Oct 25.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: 10CC, 7.30pm Oct 30.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Iron Tyger, Oct 24; Mark Chadwick with Sam Walker, 8pm Oct 25; Mudlow Duo, 3pm Oct 26.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Maire Ni Chathasaigh Iris Harp Workshop, 10.45am-4.45pm Oct 25. Performance 8pm.

Royal Oak, Station Street: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Chris Newman Guitar Workshop, 10.45am-4.45pm Oct 25. Performance at the elephant and Castle in the evening.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians ‘and another’, 8pm Oct 24.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Shane Filan – You and Me tour, 7.30pm Oct 24; Magic of Motown, 7.30pm Oct 25; The Lindisfarne Story, 7.30pm Oct 27; 10CC, 7.30pm Oct 29; Charlie Landsborough, 7.30pm Oct 30.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Breakfast at Trinity’s, 10.30am Oct 25.

STAGE

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play, 2.30pm/4.30pm Oct 26, 11am/1.30pm Oct 27.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Audition Technique: Firecracker Masterclass, for young actors aged 14yrs plus, 10am-4pm Oct 26; Cie Kiai: Off, 7.30pm Oct 27; Chalk About, 1.30pm/4pm Oct 28.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: The Temple, 7.30pm Oct 27.

The Emporium, 88 London Road, www.emporiumbrighton.com: Thumbelina, 11am/2pm Oct 27-31.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: The Rattonians present Grease, 7.30pm Oct 29-Nov 1 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Open All Hours, 7.45pm Oct 23-25 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Oliver, 7.30pm Oct 28-Nov 1 (Wed mat 2.30pm, Sat 3pm only).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Rocky Horror Picture Show (15) 8pm Oct 24; Alfie’s Starquest. Special talent show hosted by Steve Hewlett in aid of www.lookbeyondtheheart.com, 8pm Oct 25; Music Hall Tavern, 8pm Oct 26.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Bleak House, 2.30pm/7.30pm Oct 25.

GLYNDE

Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: The Turn of the Screw, 7pm Oct 24; La triviata, 4pm Oct 25.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Carmen, 7.30pm Oct 24/25; The Snow Queen, 2pm Oct 29.

SEAFORD

The Clinton Centre, Clinton Place (01273) 301444: The Synergy Theatre presents Our Town, 7.30pm Oct 28-Nov 1.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Halfway to Paradise – The Billy Fury Story, 7.30pm Oct 26.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Bolshoi: Legends Of Love, 3pm Oct 26; Little Red Riding Hood, 11am/2pm Oct 29-Nov 1 (no 2.30pm Sat).

FRIDAY

LEWES Riverside Club, Jewish Culture by Mark Kirstein, 2pm Oct 24 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

OPEN Evening at Subud House, Station Street, Lewes, 6pm-7.30pm Oct 24. Subud invite you to find out about their proposed plans for the St Anne’s site. All welcome. stanneslewes@gmail.com

THE Friends of Anne of Cleves House AGM and The Commonwealth War Graves Commission by Ian Everst, 7.30pm at Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street, Lewes, Oct 24.

SATURDAY

BEACHY Head Marathon, one of the biggest off-road marathons in the UK. The 10k run starts at 9am, Oct 25, from Bedes School, Dukes Drive, Eastbourne.

HALF-Term Horror. Halloween fun with quizzes, workshops and activities during the week at Newhaven Fort, Fort Road, Newhaven, Oct 25-Nov 2. Tickets must be booked in advance (01273) 484141.

LGB Brass Free Concert with trombonist Gordon Campbell, St Johns Sub Castro, Abinger Place, Lewes, 7.30pm.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Ditchling Downland Circular, 7.5 miles with Frances 01273 842628. Meet at Ditching Village Hall car park, 10am Oct 25.

SPOOKY Abbey, runs from Oct 25 to Nov 2 at 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield from 10am-4pm. Call 0870 111 1183 to book your tickets.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Shortgate, near Ringmer, 6 miles gently undulating, fields and woods. Meet in lay-by by the Wok Inn on the B2192 north east of Ringmer, 11am Oct 25.

SUNDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group, Arlington Reservoir, 5 miles with Jeannette and Margaret 814057. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Oct 26.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Pyecombe and Poynings Circular, 5 miles with Ann P 01273 843850. Meet at Pyecome old A23 northern end (cul-de-sac sign posted from Pyecombe Street), 1.30pm Oct 26.

SUNDAE Club for Kids, 10.30am Oct 26 at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Ardingly Reservoir, 10.5 miles High Weald Country. Meet in the car park below the dam at Ardingly Reservoir, 10am Oct 26.

MONDAY

LEWES Monday Literary Society talk, The Emperor Waltz: Changing the world through teapots, book-shops and moral example by Philip Hensher, 8pm Oct 27 at Pelham House. Tickets from Bow Windows bookshop or at mondayliterarysociety.co.uk.

TUESDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, Barcombe Cross – Isfield Circular, 7.4 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Barcombe Cross car park behind the Village Stores, 10am Oct 28.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Family Trees by Stuart Cameron-Waiier, 7.30pm Oct 28 at St Leonard’s Church Hall. Further information on 01323 899932.

TALK, Adventurous Container Gardening by Stuart Lee, 7.45pm Oct 28 at Cliffe Hall, Lewes. All welcome. £3. Further details on 01273 474110.

WEDNESDAY

Defend Our NHS! Stop Privatising Services. 7.30pm. Adastra Hall, Keymer Road, Hassocks. Keynote speaker: Frank Dobson, a Labour MP since 1979 and ex-Minister of Health. Plus Laura Moffatt, ex-MP in Crawley, working NHS nurse. Chair: Purna Sen, MP candidate for Brighton Pavilion. Raffle and refreshments. Email owstonlewis@care4free.net. Twitter: @LabourHassocks. Facebook: Hassocks & Hurstpierp’nt Labour Party. Visit www.southdownslabour.com. To join the Labour Party go to join.labour.org.uk.

POETRY performance: Zones of Avoidance at all Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes 7.45pm Oct 29. Tickets from leweslivelit.co.uk and Union Music, 07972 037612.

SOUP Glorious Soup. Lewes District Senior forum invite you to taste a variety of soups and enjoy a bowl of your favourite. Noon-2pm Oct 29 at St Thomas’ Hall, Cliffe, Lewes. Further details on 07761 807969.

TALK, The Changing Face of Public Art by Dr Andrew Buxton (University of Sussex), 7.30pm Oct 29 at Christ Church, Prince Edward’s Road, Lewes. Free. Further details at j.d.smith@sussex.ac.uk.

THURSDAY

LEWES Poetry at Lewes Arms, 8.30pm Oct 30. £4/£3 oliverspoetry@hotmail.co.uk

POLEGATE Ramblers, Et Non Plures, 5 miles with Ted 484923; or, Half Way Round the Water and More, 11 miles with Paul and Barbara 504908. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Oct 30.

Free Brass instrument tuition taster session with LGB Brass All Saints Friars Walk Lewes 4pm to 7pm.

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.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Rural Life: Captured on Canvas and Film, Oct 22-29.

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.

The Capitol (01403 750220): Stitching together spun yarns. In 2014 we have been remembering the loss and hardship suffered by many women in the First World War, and other wars. Generations of working class women have worked together to survive; encouraging, comforting, and supporting each other. ‘Stitch’, an art and jewellery exhibition, is a modern day collaboration, between Karen Lang and Lunella Russell. It sews together women’s stories and seeks inspiration from traditional crafts. October 6 to November 7.

RUSPER

Rusper Village Hall: Rusper Art Group, 44th Annual Art Exhibition. Original paintings in all media: drawings, prints, photography. School and playgroup work. Teas, coffees, lunches. All proceeds to local charities. Admission free.Oct 25 (10am to 5pm) and Oct 25 (10am to 5pm).

UCKFIELD

Luxford Centre, Library Way: Uckfield art group autumn exhibition, November 1. Doors open 10am to 4pm. Come and see original paintings and drawings 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.