What’s on - September 21 2012

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COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Sept 21-23; Francesca Martinez, 8pm Sept 23; The BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Award 2012, 8pm Sept 25; Comic Boom, 8pm Sept 27.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Off the Cuff Improvised Comedy, 8pm Sept 22; Kevin Precious: Not Appropriate, 7.30pm Sept 27.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Rhod Gilbert: The Man With The Flaming Battenberg Tattoo, 8pm Sept 27.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Rhod Gilbert: The Man With The Flaming Battenberg Tattoo, 8pm Sept 24/25.

WORTHING

Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road (01903) 206206: Jimmy Carr – Gagging Order, 8pm Sept 22.

CONCERTS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm Sept 22.

HAYWARDS HEATH

St Wilfrids Chuch. Church Road: Pavlos Carvalho (cello) ‘and friends’, Sept 22, 7.45pm.

HOVE

All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Andrew Wilson, organ, 1pm Sept 27. Free admission with retiring collection.

LEWES

St John sub Castro Church, Abinger Place: The Fayrfax Singers and Orchestra annual choral concert, 7.30pm Sept 23. Tickets available from 01273 480189 online at localboxoffice.com or at the door.

St Michael’s Church, High Street: Sussex Police Choir in concert, 7.30pm Sept 22. Songs from the shows and traditional music. Free admission. Retiring collection in aid of church funds.

Wellingham Barn, Wellingham Lane BN8 5SW: Art and Music, a concert evening exploring links between visual art and music, 8pm Sept 21. In aid of the parish of St Pancras, Lewes. Tickets available from 01273 473309 or parochus.lewes@gmail.com or the Presbytery, St Pancras Church.

GIGS

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Saturday Jazz, 1pm Sept 22.

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Arches: Thomas White, Tandy Hard and Nick Hudson, 7.30pm Sept 22; Twisted Wheel, 7.30pm Sept 27.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Born Bad, 11pm Sept 21.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Rachel Sermanni, 8pm Sept 23; The Galleons, 8pm Sept 26.

Paris House, 21 Western Road: Carlo Butera, Sept 27.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street: Brighton Rocks #9, 7pm Sept 21; Brighton Rocks #10, 7pm Sept 22.

BURGESS HILL

The Potters: Bad Boy Boogie, Sept 21, 9pm.

CHAILEY GREEN

The Five Bells: Little While Blue, Sept 21; The Meandering Wasterals (Gypsy Swing), Sept 28.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Jazz - Derek Nash with Dave Newton, 7.45pm Sept 26.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Carry on Swinging, 7.30p Sept 23; Richard Street, lead singer of The Temptations 71-93, in concert, 7.30pm Sept 25.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: R ‘n’ R at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Sept 22.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Blues Band, 8pm Sept 26.

HAYWARDS HEATH

Clair Hall, Perrymount Road 01444 455440: Spiers & Boden, Sept 21, 8pm. Twice winners of the BBC Radio 2 folk awards for best Duo with punky English folk.

LEWES

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Goodnight Children everywhere, with Roger Brasier and Don and Di Morgan, Sept 22.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Open Night, 8pm Sept 27.

SEAFORD

Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club - Steve Turner, 7.45pm Sept 21.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: The Elvis Years, 7.30pm Sept 27.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: John Soliman – Heads or Tails, 7.30pm Sept 25.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Blue Orange, 7.45pm until Sept 22 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Dry Rot, 7.45pm Sept 24-29 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Courage and Light, 7pm Sept 23.

BURGESS HILL

Martlets Hall, Civic Way 01444 242888: The Legendary ‘Voice of Golf’ makes his stage debut in this delightful evening of tales, anecdotes and questions; Burgess Hill Beer Festival, Sept 21 & 22, 6-11pm. A wide selection of beers, ciders and larger with great food and music; How The Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land, Sept 23 1.30pm & 3.30pm. Great show for kids aged 3 and upwards, based around the show seen on Cbeebies; Pudding Night - Best Of British, Sept 27, 7pm. Eat your way through no less than 5 tempting desserts during this fun filled talk about the history of the pud and why we love it so; High School Rocks, Sept 29, 2.30pm. High energy production feat the best hits from HSM, Camp Rock, Hannah Montana and Glee!

St Wilfrid’s Catholic Church: Roy Chatfield’s monologue, “The Other Shakespeare”, about Anne Hathaway, written as part of the Shakespeare 2012 Festival, will be performed in aid of National Charity Life on Friday, Sept 21, 7.30pm (doors open from 7pm). Tickets are £10, including interval refreshments. Phone 01444 811519, or at the door.

CHICHESTER

Festival Theatre (01243) 781312: Antony and Cleopatra, until Sept 29.

Minerva Theatre (01243) 781312: Private Lives, Sept 21-Oct 27.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Soap Opera, 7.30pm until Sept 22 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Angled Eye, 7.45pm Sept 25; David Copperfield, 7.45pm Sept 27.

EASTBOURNE

Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Disco Inferno, 7.30pm until Sept 22 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.45pm Sept 25-29 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Snared, 8pm until Sept 22, 4pm Sept 23.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Miss Saigon Schools Edition, Sept 25-29.

HASTINGS

White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Dreamboats and Petticoats, until Sept 22.

HAYWARDS HEATH

Clair Hall, Perrymount Road 01444 455440: How The Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land, Sept 22, 1.30pm & 3.30pm. Great show for kids aged 3 and upwards, based around the show seen on Cbeebies.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Murder on the Nile, 7.30pm until Sept 22 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Jackie Generation, 8pm Sept 21; Trinity Youth Theatre Company, Youth Theatre 2/10, 4.30pm/6.30pm/8pm Sept 24; Picket Henry V, 7pm Sept 27.

WORTHING

Connaught Theatre, Union Place (01903) 206206: Romeo and Juliet, 7.30pm Sept 21/22; Dead Ringer, 7.30pm Sept 25-29 (Wed mat 2pm, Sat mat 2.30pm).

Pavilion Theatre (01903) 206206: The Good Old Days of Music Hall and Variety, 2.30pm Sept 25.

DIARY DATES

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Last of the Lake Uncovered, three hour workshop, 7.30pm Sept 22; Blue Camel Club, 7pm Sept 24.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: BDF Quick Functions, 6.30pm Sept 24; City Reads Book Quiz, 7.30pm Sept 25; Speaky Spokey, 8pm Sept 27.

St Bartholomew’s Church, Ann Street: Celebrating Gabrieli – a 400th Anniversary Workshop, 2pm-6pm Sept 23.

CHAILEY

Village Hall, Chailey Green: Chailey Bonfire Society Jumble Sale, 11am Sept 22.

HALLAND

Bentley Wildflowl and Motor Museum: Bentley Weald Woodfair 2012, 9.30am Sept 21-23.

ISFIELD

The Half Way House: Uckfield and District Lions Club Classic Car Run and Pig Roast, 10am-4pm Sept 23.

NEWHAVEN

Denton Island: Indoor Bowls Club Open Days, 10am Sept 22/23.

SEAFORD

Seaford Station: Cycle Ride – Short distance with Robin Moore, 10am Sept 22.

Town Council Offices, 37 Church Street: Norman Baker MP Surgery, Sept 22. By appointment only, please call 10273 480281.

SINGLETON

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (01243) 811348: Raising the Frame, 10.30am-6pm Sept 22/23.

WORTHING

Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade (01903) 602602: Wizard of Oz Pantomime Auditions, Sept 23.

EXHIBITIONS

BATTLE

The PowderMills Hotel, Powdermill Lane: Pure Augutm Art Fair, 10am-6pm until Sept 22.

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Hang On A Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea... by Richard Wilson, until Oct 1.

CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Chinese Brush Painters Society, until Sept 21.

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Modern African Art, 10am-4pm until Sept 29.

HASTINGS

Various Locations: Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012, until Sept 23. HQ Stade Hall. Details from Hastings Information Centre.

LEWES

The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Seeing Sense by Philippa Stanton, Tues-Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm Sept 22-Oct 4.

Pelham House, St Andrews Lane (01273) 488600: Mark Glassman, Painting, until Oct 2.

SEAFORD

The Crypt Gallery, 23 Church Street (01323) 894870: Farleys Yard Trust, Picasso at Play Exhibition, 10am-4.30pm Sept 22-27.

ST LEONARDS

Various Locations: Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012, until Sept 23. HQ Stade Hall. Details from Hastings Information Centre.

REGULAR EVENTS

ALFRISTON

Alfriston School: Zumba, Mon 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.

ARLINGTON

Village Hall: Arlington Art Group, untutored and informal, all ages and abilities, 7-9pm Thursdays. More information from 01323 485153.

BIRLING GAP

Hotel: Birling Gap Safety Boat Association meets on the first Thurs of every month. Call 07884 101 505 or come down and speak to the crew.

BRIGHTON

Coachwerks, 19 Hollingdean Terrace: Community Caff, 10am-1pm Saturdays; Capoeira, 7.30pm Mondays; Stray Signals, 7pm first Tuesday of the month; Contemporary Dance, 6.30pm Wednesdays.

Fiddler’s Elbow, 11 Boyces Street: QUIZness Time, 8pm Tuesdays.

Hanover Community Centre: Drum Unity – Pre-school drum group, 1.30pm under 3s, 2.10pm 3-5yrs, Tuesdays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk

Heist, 57 West Street (01273) 822555: Big Trouble in Little Brighton, every Thursday 8pm-1am.

Hilton Metropole Hotel: Don McMurray’s Stompers, live New Orleans style trio in the restaurant 12.30-3pm Sundays.

Leconfield, 116/117 Edward Street: Tuesday Teaser (Quiz), Tuesdays 9pm; MiTunes, 8pm Saturdays; Boozy Bingo, 6pm Sundays.

Mash Tun, 1 Church Street: Tin Cup Collective, five piece soul/funk band, 9pm Wednesdays; They Mostly Come at Night, Indy, rock, electro, hip hop, 9pm Thursdays.

Open House, 146 Springfield Road: Jazz Workshop, 8pm Tuesdays.

Sidewinder, 66 Upper St James Street: Open Mic Night, Tuesdays; The Sidewinder Garden Quiz, 8pm Wednesdays.

The Cornerstone, 2-6 Elm Grove: It’s Almost a Quiz, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm.

The Old Cells Police Museum, Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomew’s Square: Escorted tours Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10.30am. To book tel: 01273 291052. Tours free, but donations greatly appreciated.

BURGESS HILL

St Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: The Sussex Harmonisers, male Barbershop chorus, rehearse every Tuesday 7.30–10.15pm. If you like to sing, you’ll find it fun to sing with us and you don’t have to be able to read music. New voices (Baritones and Tenors especially) are always welcome so just come along and see what goes on; ring Brian Beglin on 01273 553102 for more details; or take a look at our website, www.sussexharmonisers.org.uk

CHIDDINGLY

Village Hall: Village Hall Market, first Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01435 863795.

COOKSBRIDGE

Beechwood Hall, Beechwood Lane: Every Tuesday 10am-noon, Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.

CROWBOROUGH

Kip McGrath Tuition Centre: Revision classes in Maths, English and Science. For details call 01892 611599.

DENTON

St. Leonard’s Church Hall, Heighton Road: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays 2.15-3.15pm. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.

EASTBOURNE

United Reformed Church hall, Upperton Road: Concentus Chorale. Rehearsals Mondays, 7.30-9.45pm. For details ring 01323 643358 email supergran009@aol.com

HAILSHAM

Art Classes in Hailsham, ring Eileen on 01424 532866 for details.

Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Old Time Dancing, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm, £2 per evening incl refreshments. Details from Edna 01323 847506 or Dave 500180.

HOVE

Freemasons, 38-39 Western Road: Alta, 9pm-2am Fridays; Aran Teynolds and Ollie Sturdy, 8.30pm-2am Saturdays.

Salvation Army Hall, Conway Street: Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir meet, 7.30-9.30pm Mondays. Details on 01273 323733 or www.brightonwelshmalevoicechoir.co.uk

LAUGHTON

Village Hall: Village Hall Market, second Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01323 811286.

LEWES

All Saints Centre (small hall): Drum Unity – Community drum circle, kids and parents 7pm-7.30pm, adults only 7.45pm-8.30pm Mondays; Pre-school drum group, 9.30am under 3s, 10.10am 3-5yrs, Mondays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk

All Saints Arts Centre, Friars Walk: Oyster project Drop In and Community Cafe, every Wednesday 11.30am-2.30pm. Home cooked hot lunch with veggie option, snacks.

Children’s Centre, YMCA: Every Friday 10am-noon Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.

Crown Court bus stop: In and Out of Twittens, tours around Lewes High Street finding bits not in the guide books, 11am/2.30pm Wednesdays, June-Sept, £3.50. Details (01323) 890179.

Dairy Studio: Young artists (11+) and little artists (8+) paint in a professional art studio, alternate Sundays in term time, call Susie 858438/www.dairystudio-art courses.

Elephant and Castle (upstairs): Concertinas Anonymous, informal sessions for concertina players, 8pm second Tues evening of the month. Admission free.

Equilibrium Studio, 33 Cliffe High Street: Pregnancy Clinic: Ante-Natal Yoga with Lexy, 5.45pm Thursdays.

Hesketh Potteries: Painting on Pots, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Adults and children welcome. Call Chris 01273 487150 or just pop in.

House of Friendship, 208 High Street: Cruse Bereavement Care Lewes Drop-in, 10-11am newcomers, 11am-noon main group, Fridays.

Lewes FC: Five week Health and Lifestyle Information Course, Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm. £2 per session.

Lewesiana, High Street: Introduction to DSLR photography classes, 6.30-9pm Mondays from Sept 5. Jerry 07711 519948.

Near Lewes station: Action for Change, positive action healthy lifestyles, Tuesday evening clinic. Ring 0300 111 2470 or email reception.gh@action-for-change.org to make an appointment.

Performing Arts Centre, Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: East Sussex Community Choir rehearsals, 7.30pm Mondays. We welcome all new members, whether you have some choral experience or you have never sung in a choir.

South Malling Parish Church: Sussex Harmony, a small group of singers and instrumentalists perform the music of old rural England and America. Practices Thursdays 8-10pm. Try it out with a friendly, enthusiastic group. Ring Paula Arthur 01435 830934 and get lots more details from www.sussexharmony.org.uk

The Body Workshop: Zumba Weight Loss Sessions, 11.30am-1pm Tuesdays. For details and to reserve your place call Julie 07733 099735.

The Pelham Arms (01273) 476149: DJ Task Saturday Safari, every week from 8pm.

The Tetley Hut, Ham Lane: Lewes Sea Cadets, 6.45-9.15pm Tuesdays, for boys and girls aged 12-18. Sailing, canoeing, barbecues, national vocational qualifications and much more. Contact Heather Wells 01273 487234 or email tsdefiance.lewes@btinternet.com

NEWHAVEN

Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road: Newhaven Community Choir – new choir for Newhaven. £5 a session, first session is free, 7-9pm. No need to read music of have previous singing experience, just come along. For details/ bookings ring Stella Clifford 01273 611861.

Shakespeare Hall: Aerobics, Tues 6.30-7.30pm; Ballroom Fitness, Wed 11am-noon; Zumba, Wed 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.

PEACEHAVEN

Church Hall, Bramber Avenue: Two Left Feet, line dance class for absolute beginners, Wednesdays, 9.45-10.45am. No partner needed, suitable for all ages. Phone Joy on 01273 587714 for details.

Kempton House, Cavell Avenue: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays, 10-11am. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.

PEVENSEY

Castle Car Park: The Pevensey Ghost Walk with Robert Stevens Bassett, every Saturday, 7.30pm.

The Bay Hotel, 2 Eastbourne Road (01323) 768645: The Big Jazz, new weekly Jazz Night, every Tuesday 8-10.45pm. Free entry.

PORTSLADE

Blank Studios and Gallery, 108 North Street: Into the Wild Centre of Creativity, 5.45-7.45pm Tuesdays. Contact 07757 747 027 or evaweaver@talk21.com

RINGMER

Football Club, Anchor Field: Ringmer Barn Dance Group: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8pm (no meeting in September). £3. More information from 01273 814254/812760.

St Mary’s Room, Ringmer Village Hall: Lewes District Art Club meets 2-4pm every Tuesday for a varied programme of demonstrations and workshops. New members welcome. Phone 01273 812316.

SEAFORD

Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road: Seaford Kurlers, every Tues 2-4pm, £2.50 per session. New age kurling is a fun game for everyone and all levels of abilities, played indoors on a Badminton court. Details from June Wood 01323 895376.

Mercread Youth Club: Zumba, Tues/Thurs 10-11am. Louise 07786 425758.

St Peter’s Church Hall, Blatchington: Yoga classes for the less able organised by the Seaford Group of the Eastbourne and South Wealden Multiple Sclerosis Society, 11am-noon Thursdays. £4 per lesson.

The Trek Club: Zumba, Fri 7-8pm. Louise 07786 425758.

ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA

The Crown House, 57 Marina: Jazz Night with Duncan J Reeks and band Bop2Bossa, 8.30pm Tues. Admission free. More information at www.bop2bossa.com

UCKFIELD

Foresters’ Hall, Harcourt Road: Uckfield Community Orchestra is an orchestra for ages 8 to 88, we are a friendly and enthusiastic group and would love to meet new members of any ability. We meet weekly during term-time on Wednesday 6.15-8pm. If you play an orchestral instrument, especially strings, do come along, or call Sundari on 01342 823099. You can also view our web-site: www.uckfield-community-orchestra.co.uk

Luxford Centre: Uckfield Art Group, Tuesdays 7-9pm. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere www.uckfieldartgroup.co.uk or ring 01825 765021.

WESTMESTON

Village Hall: Embroidery workshop, Tues 1-3pm. Contact Wendy Connor for information 01273 479351.

TALKS

EASTBOURNE

St Saviour’s Church Hall, South Street: Eastbourne Local History Society – Rail Tour: Bexhill to Bombay by Anthony Vent, 7.30pm Sept 25.

LEWES

Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street (01273) 472527: From the Sussex Ox to the Fordson Major by Ian Everest, 7.30pm Sept 21.

Assembly Room, Town Hall: Sussex Archaeological Society’s Autumn Conference (01273) 405737, The Piltdown Centenary Conference: Truth and Lies from the Deep Sussex Past, 10am Sept 22.

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Songs and Stories by Bernard Tagliavini, 2pm Sept 21/24.

WALKS

ALFRISTON

Car park north of the village: Sussex Pathfinders – 5 miles, hilly, 2pm Se pt 22.

Long Stay car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Rathfinny Vines, 6 miles with Hilary 01323 871536, 10am Sept 27.

BERWICK

Berwick Station north side car park: Berwick-Glynde linear walk, 7 miles with Geoffrey Mead, Brighton and Hove Geological Society, 10am Sept 23.

EASTBOURNE

Eastbourne Pier: Walk a Mile in My Shoes, an awareness walk for visual impairment promoted by Chloes Fight For Sight, 10am-11am for registration Sept 22. No charge, not a race, no sponsorship required, refreshments provided.

EXCEAT

Woodland car park, behind the Seven Sisters Visitors Centre: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Seven Sisters and Belle Tout, 11 miles with Alison G (picnic lunch) 01273 833794, 10am Sept 23.

FIRLE

Village car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Firle to Alfriston and Back, 10 miles with Brian 01323 760005, 10am Sept 26.

HURSTPIERPOINT

Trinity Road car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Hurstpierpoint Circular to the North, 5.5 miles with Phil 01273 835931, 2.30pm Sept 22.

LEWES

North Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – Option one: All day Lewes Circular with picnic lunch; option 2, morning, 6 miles Lewes to A27 Housedean, with Jill and Graham 473779, 9.30am Sept 23.

PUNNETTS TOWN

Village Hall car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Punnetts Town Circular, 8 miles with Jim 01435 868789, 9.30am Sept 23.