What’s On - from February 21


BUSHCRAFT: Bushcraft at Buchan Country Park, Crawley, from 10am to 4pm. Practical bushcraft skills for unaccompanied 8-15 year olds. Shelter building, fire lighting, fireside food and much more. £18 each, includes lunch and refreshments. Meet in the Countryside Centre. Booking essential. 01293 542088 /544120. Email [email protected]

CATS Protection Volunteer Open Evening. Horsham & District Branch are holding an Open Evening for people who are interested in volunteering and would like to know more about us. The Bramber Room, Roffey Millennium Hall from 6.30pm to 8.30pm with a short presentation at 7.00pm. For more details please see www.horsham.cats.org.uk

PHOTOGRAPHY: Storrington Camera Club meeting, Members Evening, third print competition, any subject. Judged by Andrew Perry ARPS, (Guests welcome £3 on the door). The clubroom of the Storrington football club pavilion, behind Chanctonbury Leisure Centre, Spierbridge Road, Storrington, RH20 4PG. Visit www.storringtoncc.org.uk

WRITING: Horsham Writers Circle. The next meeting is at 7.30pm at Jasmine Court, London Road, Horsham RH12. We are open to all ages and abilities of writers. Contact number for the Horsham Writers Circle is 01293 402267 email: [email protected]


TEA Dance. Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (off Cedar Drive). 1.30pm to 3.45pm. Cost: £3.50 per person including tea and coffee. Call Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or contact Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.

WALK: All welcome, just turn-up at car park at Southwater Country Park (off Cripplegate Lane) at 11am. Easy flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk along bridleways, lanes and the Downs Link. Café open in the Park at the end. 2 ½ miles, 1 hour. Pat 01403 240654


MUSIC: Mainly Madness Band Night, The Holbrook Club, Horsham Call 01403 751150, music 8.30pm to 11pm, on door £7.00

CATSTRAVAGANZA: Cats Protection Horsham & District Branch will be holding this popular event at Roffey Millennium Hall, Crawley Road from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. On sale will be home-made cakes, bric-a-brac, books & toys etc. CP gifts & goodies plus our tombola will be there. Entry is free but donations are warmly received. Cat food and litter is also appreciated. For more info please see our website: www.horsham.cats.org.uk


HORSHAM Social Walking Group for the over 40s. Every Sunday afternoon we meet for a 3-5 mile walk in the Sussex area. For details of walk venue and time please phone either Ann on 01403 267149 or Norman on 01403 269144.

WALK: All welcome. Meet in Kithurst Hill car park (off the Amberley to Storrington road, TQ 070125) at 10am. 6 mile circular HDC Health Walk, some hills, off the beaten track along footpaths towards Downs Farm high above Amberley, giving excellent views of a dry, unimproved, chalk downland valley where we may see deer resting. Dogs allowed on a lead. 2½ hours. Mick 01903 745971


HORSHAM: The Group, a club for unattached men and women aged 45+, based at Horsham, Worthing, Lewes, Haywards Heath and Brighton. Walking, eating out, sport, arts & music, theatre, travel. Not a dating agency, but an opportunity to make new friends doing the things you enjoy. www.thegroup.org.uk


NEW Runners Club for the Disabled: Winter Skittles Championship, Feb 26, in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, Horsham, 10.30am-12.30pm. More information from 01403 265616.

WALK: Park and meet in the car park of the Red Lyon, Slinfold (TQ118315, RH13 0RR) at 10.00 am. 5½ mile circular HDC Health Walk, mostly flat (some slopes & stiles), over farmland and through woods. No dogs. 2 ½ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 240654


JYOTI meditation: relax from hassles of day. Meditation on inner light and reading of spiritual texts. Everybody welcome. We meet every Wednesday, 7.30-9.30pm, at Quaker Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Contact: 01403 218655.

WALK: Every Wednesday, 10.30 am. Horsham Park Stroll. Meet at the Bandstand in the Carfax. 1½ mile flat walk on hard-surfaced paths around the Park including a look at the pond. Very suitable for the elderly and people recovering from illness, operation or accident. We usually stop for coffee in the Conservatory Café. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours.. Emmy 01403 255517 or Wyn 256630