What’s on - October 30 2014

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Halloween Special, 8pm Oct 31; Campanology, 8pm Nov 1; Krater Comedy Club, Nov 1; Bent Double, 7.30pm Nov 2; Tiff Stevenson, 8pm Nov 2.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800983290: Chris Coltrane: There’s No Heroes Left Except of Us, 6pm Nov 1; The Jest, 7.30pm Nov 1; David Trent, 9pm Nov 1; The Whitehawk Inn Wordsmiths, 7.30pm Nov 4; Defying Gravity, 8pm Nov 6/7.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Omid Djalili, 8pm Nov 1.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy at The Con, 8pm Nov 6.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Alan Davies – Little Victories, 8pm Nov 1.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Stephen K Amos, 8pm Nov 6.

WORTHING

Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade 01903 206206: Dawn French – 30 Million Minutes, 7.30pm Nov 6/7.

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: (family concert) Peter and The Wolf, 11.30am/2.30pm Nov 1; Pink Martini, 8pm Nov 1; Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2.45pm Nov 2.

EASTBOURNE

Lady of Ransom church, Grange Road: Remembrance Concert organised by the Eastbourne Silver Band, 2.30pm Nov 2.

LANCING

Great School, Lancing College: Celebrity Concert: Guy Johnston and Simon Lane, Nov 4 at 7.45pm. Tickets £15/£12 concessions.

LEWES

Lewes Town Hall: Lewes Concert Orchestra concert, Scheherezade. The Lark Ascending, Bizet L’Arlesienne suite No 1, 7.30pm Oct 31. www.lewesconcertorchestra.org

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Raphael Wallfisch and Mark Shanahan, 3pm Nov 2.

EXHIBITIONS

HORSHAM

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.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Heather Peace, 7pm Oct 31; SPECTRUM, 7.30pm Oct 31; Rum & Bass – Dennis Alcapone and The Dub Cats, 7.30pm Nov 1.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Anika Moa, 7pm Oct 31; Ultimate Power, 11pm Oct 31; The Fuses, 7.30pm Nov 4; Groundation, 7.30pm Nov 4; Ben Watt Trio, 8.30pm Nov 5; Martha Tilston, 7.30pm Nov 6.

Shooshh, 214 Kings Road Arches: Halloween House of Horrors with DJ Zane Lowe, 10pm Nov 1; La Bamba, 10.30pm Nov 4; Azuri, 10pm Nov 6.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Johnny Cash Roadshow, 7.30pm Oct 31.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Marty Wilde’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party, 7.30pm Nov 4; Motown’s Greatest Hits! Dancing in The Streets, 7.30pm Nov 6.

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook present The At Odds Couple Tour Warm Up show, 8pm Oct 31; Rolling Back the Years, 8pm Nov 4.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Halloween Special Band Night arranged by Promotorhead, 7.30pm Oct 31; Andy and Marilyn at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Nov 1.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The King of Pop – The Legend Continues, 7.30pm Nov 1; The Lindisfarne Story, 7.30pm Nov 4; Julia Fordham – Porcelain 25, 8pm Nov 6.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Only One Direction, 3pm Oct 31.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Full House, 8pm Oct 31; Catfish Kings, 8pm Nov 1; Gaz Butler, 3pm Nov 2.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Phil Hare, 8pm Oct 31.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Chas & Dave, 8pm Nov 2.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Blues and Jazz Café, 8pm Nov 1.

WARNHAM

The Sussex Oak Pub, Church Street: Live Jazz with Andy Walker and Friends. Starts 8pm. Takes place on the last Thursday of every month. Contact: Rex Walker, 01403 791052.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Scratch Night, 8pm Nov 6.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Myminidisco: Cool Music for Cool Kids, 2pm Nov 2.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 476118: Hey Fever, 7.45pm Oct 31-Nov 8 (not Mon).

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Small Hand, 7.45pm Nov 3-8 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Emporium, 88 London Road, www.emporiumbrighton.com: Emporiumacabre, celebrating all things ghoulish and ghastly, from 11am Oct 31; Seven Deadly Sins, 8pm Nov 1; Strange Beast presents Unwholesome Things, 8pm Nov 6-8.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The Restoration of Nell Gwyn, 7.45pm Nov 4.

EASTBOURNE

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Pitcairn, 7.45pm Nov 4-8 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Bugle Boy, 8pm Nov 1.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: I Believe in Unicorns, 2.30pm/4.30pm Nov 1.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: East Grinstead’s Got Talent Final, 7.30pm Nov 2.

HAILSHAM

Hailsham Pavilion (01323) 841414: A Special Evening with Peter James, 7.30pm Nov 6.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Zombie Prom, 8.30pm Oct 31; Swinging at The Cotton Club, 7.30pm Nov 6.

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Just So Stories, 11am and 2pm, £12, Nov 1; Shakespeare Schools Festival, 7pm, £9, Nov 3 and 4; A November Day, 7.30pm, £14.50, Nov 5; Swan Lake, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, £18.50, Nov 8; Grounded, 8pm, £11, Nov 10; Hello Dolly! (Horsham Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society ), £15 to £17, 7.30pm (2.30pm Saturday matinee), Nov 11 to 15; Dead Leaves, 7.30pm, £10, Nov 15; The Rats & The Patient (Agatha Christie), £12, 8pm, Nov 20 to 22.

RUSTINGTON

The Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue: Rustington Players present The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelan. To commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One. November 12 to 15 at 7.45pm. Bar from 7.15pm. Tickets £9. Call the box office on 01903 715153.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Nov 4-8.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Charles Dickens’ Captain Murderer, 8pm Oct 31; Cbeebies: Sid’s Show, 2.30pm Nov 2.

WORTHING

Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: The Elves and The Shoemaker, 2pm/4.30pm Nov 1.

FRIDAY

BARCOMBE: ‘Tales from the War Memorial’, an illustrated presentation by Ian Hilder, telling some of the stories behind the men named on the village memorial. 7.30pm, Barcombe Village Hall. Tickets £5 from Turner’s Electrical Stores, Barcombe, or £7 on the door. Further details from hildergen@aol.com or phone Ian on 01273 400604.

LEWES Riverside Club, Iceland by Alan Grey, 2pm Oct 31 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

MESSY Church at Christ Church, Prince Edwards Road, 10.30am-1pm Oct 31. Free.

WYNTERCON 2014, Sci-Fi, Horror and Alternative Genre and Role Playing Convention, 9am-5pm/7pm onwards, Oct 31-Nov 2 at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne 01323 412000.

SATURDAY

KEEP It Local Craft Fair, Nov 1/2 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead (01342) 302000.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Tea Shop walk around Chailey Common, 4 miles with Jackie 01444 892548. Meet at Red House car par, Warrs Hill Road, Chailey, 10.30am Nov 1.

TUNES AND TEA: A singalong with music from the shows with the Sunday Morning Singers and Perdido Band. 3pm at Lindfield URC in the High Street. Admission is free and there will be a retiring collection for St Peter and St James Hospice. For more information contact Peter Swann 01444 450335.

A Scottish Evening in support of Action for Children. The Wesley Hall, Haywards Heath Methodist Church, Perrymount Road. The evening, commencing at 6.30pm, will include a two-course supper, a raffle and the chance to join in and dance. Dances will be led by the Mid Sussex Caledonian Society. Tickets: £10 for adults and £5 for accompanied children under 12. Tickets from Christine Naested (01444 487611) or Liz & Rod Willerton (01444 441479).

CRAFTS: The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show at Hurst College, Hurstpierpoint, November 1 and 2, 10am to 5pm. Ceramics, enamelling, furniture, jewellery, leatherwork, lighting, metalwork, pewterwork, printmaking, quilting, silversmithing, textiles, woodturning and woodwork. Hurspierpoint College, Chalkers Lane, hurstpierpoint. Visit www.thesussexguild.co.uk.

SUNDAY

MID Sussex Ramblers, Two rings, 8 miles with Gary and Sarah (07714 161512 on day), picnic lunch. Meet at Cissbury Ring car park, east end of Storrington Rise, Findon Valley (off A24), 10.15am Nov 2.

TUESDAY

Ardingly International Antiques & Collectors Fair, Nov 4 and 5, South of England Showground. Open Tuesday from 9am. Entry costs £20 per person (allowing entry on Wednesday also). Admission on Wednesday is from 8am at a cost of £5 per person. Accompanied under-16s are admitted free of charge and discounts are available on group bookings placed in advance with IACF’s Group Organiser. Call 01636 702326 for details. For full details visit iacf.co.uk.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Small Dole Circular, 6 miles with Erica (07885 595131 on day), no dogs please. Meet at Small Dole car park, opposite the Fox pub, 10am Nov 4.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Eyes Along the Coast by David Crozier, 7.30pm Nov 4 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford. Details on 01323 899932 or 893270.

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne 01323 412000, 2pm-5pm Nov 4.

WEDNESDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group, wivelsfield Green, 4.5 miles with Anne P, 01273 471332. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Nov 5.