What’s on around Lewes and Wealden



The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The Two Faces of January (21A) 2pm Sept 29, 2pm/5pm Sept 30; 100 Year Old Man (15) 5pm Sept 29.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Silver Screen: Dirty Dancing, 7.30pm Sept 27; Live from the West End: Billy Elliot, 2pm/7pm Sept 28.


All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Lewes Film Club (01273) 475885: The Lunchbox (PG) 8pm Sept 26; Jiro Dreams of Suchi, 5pm Sept 28

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Lewes Junior Film Club (01273) 470175: Pinocchio (U) 2pm Sept 29.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Golden Dream (12A) 8pm Sept 26; Billy Elliot The Musical, live screening, 2pm Sept 28; Seve The Movie (PG) 11am/2pm/8pm Sept 30; Stephen Fry, live screening, 7.30pm Oct 1.



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Comic Boom, 8pm Sept 25; Jo Neary & Friends, 8pm Sept 25; Krater Comedy Club, Sept 26-28; Funny Women: Brighton Nights, 8pm Sept 27; Squawker Heats, 8pm Sept 30.

Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Lee Mack: Hit The Road Mack, Sept 27/28.


Chiddingly Festival, Chiddingly Village Hall 01825 872401 www.chiddinglyfestival.co.uk: Susan Calman, Lady Like, her first UK tour, 8pm Sept 26.


Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm Sept 26.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Barnstormers Comedy, 7.30pm, October 19; Bond – All Things 007, October 22, £12, 7.30pm.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Michael McIntyre, Sept 29.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: London Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm Sept 27.


Holy Trinity Church. Cuckfield: Concert. Sunday, October 5, 2.30pm.

Rachmaninov’s Vespers sung by Armonico Consort accompanied by Eloise Irving. £20 in advance from 01444 454298. £24 on the door.


St Wilfrid’s Church, Church Road: Harvest Festival Concert of music and words. Instrumental music including new compositions, songs and poetry and prose on harvest and autumnal themes. Free admission with refreshments available. Doors open at 6.30 pm. Contact Andrew Storey on 07900602860 for details. 7pm Saturday, October 4.



Chiddingly Festival 01825 872401 www.chiddinglyfestival.co.uk: Chiddingly Artists Open Studios, Sept 27/28 and October 4/5. Visit www.chiddinglyartists.co.uk

Chiddingly Festival, Chiddingly Village Hall 01825 872401: Art and Craft Exhibition, 11am-5pm Sept 28.


Chailey Village Hall: Celebrate Chailey Commons Society’s 50th year with a new exhibition. September 27,

11am to 4pm. Paintings, drawings, photographs and old maps. The Chailey Commons Society was formed in 1964 to bring together local people with an interest in ecology and nature and covers the five commons at North Chailey. This active Society meets regularly throughout the year and offers members a wide variety of activities, from participating in surveys, children’s bug hunts and fungus forays as well as themed walks and talks. For those who join the Society on the day, they will be given their first year’s member ship free.


Cranleigh Arts Centre: elements: REFINED. The Surrey Guild Craftsmen celebrates 21 years of excellence with a stunning touring exhibition. Until September 26.


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): Joan Armatrading, October 2, £29.50, 7.30pm; Kerry Ellis, October 4, £22.50, 8pm.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: William Anthony Josephs Art Exhibition, Fri/Sat 10am-4pm Sept 19-Nov 1.


The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Gallery, 7 Saba House, Kings Road, Shalford: Natalie Mascall presents ‘Felines around the World’, October 1 to 31. Do meet the artist on October 4, 10am to 4pm in the gallery. Hour: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Free. Overall winner of the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2010 and WAY 2011 Peoples Choice-Gallery Vote winner. Take a glimpse into this fine artists’ love of worldly cats. Natalie mimics nature as nature intended using an array of assorted pastels from across the globe. All sales support endangered wildlife. For more see www.davidshepherd.org.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Out of the Box, Chris Dawson, cartoons and compositions, 10.30am-5pm Sept 20-28.


The Wharf, Newbridge Wisborough Green: Art at The Wharf, Oil and watercolour paintings by Patsy Moore and Graham Wells. Saturday, October 4, to Sunday, October 12. Exhibition open daily: 10am to 5pm. Contact: info@patsymoore.co.uk (01798 861860) or wellsfamily899@btinternet.com (01403 700399).



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Oyster Band featuring June Tabor and Sam Carter – Big Session On Sea, 7pm Sept 27.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Spectrum: Anti-Ghost Moon Ray, 7.30pm Sept 26; Fimber Bravo, 8pm Sept 27.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Wayne Hussey, 7pm Sept 26; Mod For It, 11pm Sept 27; Olof Arnalds, 8pm Sept 28; Syd Arthur, 7pm Sept 29; Iluvlive, 7.30pm Oct 1; Robyn Hitchcock, 7.30pm Oct 1.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Fat Ali, live screening 7pm, band 8pm Sept 28.


Chiddingly Festival, Chiddingly Village Hall 01825 872401 www.chiddinglyfestival.co.uk: Jazz with Asaf Sirkis Trio, 8.30pm Sept 28.


Chiddingly Festival, Six Bells Inn: Six Bells Folk and Blues Club presents The Curst Sons, 8pm Sept 30.


Village Hall, Beechwood Lane 07816 063384, karendodd99@btinternet.com: The Roving Crows, 7.30pm Sept 27.


The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Joe Brown in Concert, 8pm Sept 27.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Acoustic Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Sept 25; Mike Hatchard at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Sept 27.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: John Mann Music Show, 2.30pm Sept 25.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: RollerMania – Les McKeown and his Legendary Bay City Rollers, 8pm Sept 25; Ben Montague, 8pm Sept 26; Beverley Craven, 8pm Oct 1.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Music Box. Back by popular demand, Pat and the boys are back covering all the classics from the ’60s. Contact: ckrbl@btconnect.com or 01273 845829. 8.30pm – 11.30pm, September 27


The Capitol (01403 750220): Steve Howe, September 26, £20, 8pm; Bay City Rollers, Les McKeown and his ‘Legendary’ Bay City Rollers, 7.30pm, September 27; John Illsley & His Band, October 12, £23.50, 7.30pm; Gary Holder Presents Acoustic Showcase, October 13, £10, 7.30pm.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: A Union Music Store Presentation: Carrie Elkin Band, Sept 25. Tickets and information unionmusicstore.com; Ska Tunes, 8pm Sept 26; Paul Diello, 3pm Sept 28.


Village Hall fleurdeparis.co.uk, lafleurdeparis@gmail.com: Fleur de Paris, 8pm-10pm Sept 27.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Mark and Cindy Lemaire, 7.45pm for 8pm Sept 26.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Breakfast at Trinity’s, 10.30am Sept 27; Local and Live Sessions, 8pm Sept 27.


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.


Thursday, September 25
King Size Slim, 8.30pm (2014 British Blues Award Winner), The Tanners Arms, Horsham (01403 588789)

Friday, September 26
Choro Bandido, 8.30pm, (tantalising Brasilian music), The Tanners Arms, Horsham (01403 588789)
Live music, 7.30pm, £5 Fitsroy, Sandweaver, Taygan Paxton, Jealous Michael, Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham (01403 211311)
Live at the Chameleon, 9pm, Chameleon, Horsham (01403 274642)
Iron Tyger, 9pm, Potters Bar, Burgess Hill (01444 233448)
Replica Radio, 8.30pm, The Elms, Worthing (01903 232492)
Micky Hart & The Hartbreakers, 9pm, The Duke of Wellington, Shoreham (01273 441297)
Raw Edge, 8.30pm, The Fountain, Chichester (01243 781352)

Saturday, September 27
Live music, 7pm, (£5, Subservience, Cryostorm, Everest, Praeter), The Black Dog, Crawley (01293 522705)
High Octane Junkies, 8.30pm, The Bedford, Horsham (01403 253128)
Full House, 8.30pm, The Malt Shovel, Horsham (01403 252302)
Danny Dangerously, 8pm (and friends), The Railway, Crawley (01293 618995)
Joe 90, 8.30pm, The Queens Head, Horsham (01403 252721)
Iron Tyger, 8.30pm, The Fountain, Chichester (01243 781352)
Greg Harper, 8pm, Broadwater Parish Rooms, Worthing
Red Butler, 8.30pm, The Red Lion, Sparrows Green, Wadhurst (01892 782628)
Replica Radio, 8.30pm, The Royal Oak, Lewes (01273 474803)
Too Old to Die Young Fest, 9pm, The Duke of Wellington, Shoreham (01273 441297)
The Audacity, 8pm, High Brooms Working Mens Club, High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells (01892 529108)

Sunday, September 28
Live music, 3pm to 9pm, £10. Jazz and blues with Jonny Hepbir Quartet, Smokestack, Raul D’Oliveira & friends and L’escargots Trois, The Plough and Attic Rooms, Rusper (01293 871215)
Stan’s Showcase @ The Anchor Hotel, 7.30pm, The Anchor Hotel, Horsham (01403 250640)
Open Floor, 8pm, Horsham Folk Club, Normandy Centre, Denne Road, Horsham (01403 276273)
John Wigg (and friends) 9pm, The Duke of Wellington, Shoreham (01273 441297)
Dark Ages, 8.30pm, The Kings Arms, Dorking (01306 883361)
The Okee Dokee Band, 3pm, The Partridge, Partridge Green (01403 710391)

Tuesday, September 30
Open Mic with Dave Toye, 9pm, The Jolly Tanners, Staplefield (01444 400335)
Mike Fry, 8.30pm, The Fountain, Chichester (01243 781352)

Wednesday, October 1
Open Mic, 8pm, The Cherry Tree, Faygate (01293 851305)
Queens Head Acoustic Club, 8pm, The Queens Head, Barns Green (01403 730436)
Open Mic, 8.30pm, The Tanners Arms, Horsham (01403 588789)

Thursday, October 2
Open Mic with Stan, 8.30pm, The Malt Shovel, Horsham (01403 252302)
Visit www.horsham-rocks.co.uk.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Stephen Fry live stream from Bridgewater Hall, 7.30pm Oct 1.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Dance Double Bill, 7.30pm Sept 25.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Speaky Spokey, 8pm Sept 26.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Hay Fever, 7.45pm Sept 22-27 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.45pm Sept 29-Oct 4 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The Gruffalo, Sept 23-25; The Eva Cassidy Story, 7.30pm Sept 26; Charles Dickens’ Captain Murderer, 7.45pm Sept 27.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Opera and Ballet International: Madama Butterfly, 7.30pm Sept 26; Rigoletto, 7.30pm Sept 27; Rock ‘n’ roll Heaven, 7.30pm Sept 29-Oct 4 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Lotty’s War, 7.45pm Sept 22-27 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); Sherlock Holmes – The Scandal of the Scarlet Woman, 7.45pm Sept 30-Oct 4 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Private Peaceful, 7.30pm Sept 26; Stick Man (3yrs plus) 1.30pm/4.30pm Sept 30; Romeo and Juliet, Oct 2/3.


Archway Theatre Company Limited, The Drive: Hamlet, Sept 23-27 and Sept 30. Call 0333 666 3366.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Not About Heroes, 7.30pm, September 30; Around The World In 80 Days, 7.30pm, October 1; That’s Entertainment - Revisited, October 2 to 4, £12; An Evening Of Burlesque, October 3, £22, 8pm; Jaleo, October 8, £19.50, 7.30pm; The Dreamboys, October 9, £24.50, 7.45pm (18+ only); Beyond The Barricade, October 10, £20.50, 7.30pm.


Lewes Octoberfest: The White Hart, 55 High Street (01273) 301444: Verrall of The White Hart, 6.45pm Sept 27/28.


The MFT Theatre, (in the grounds of Windlesham House School), Washington: Crack Up The Downs. A night of cutting-edge entertainment raising funds for Canine Partners. Award-winning magician Richard McDougall and Romany – Diva of Magic – as well as young up and coming talented singer songwriters and musicians, September 26, 7.30pm. Tickets are £25 per adult and include a Bob the Hog BBQ . We are also offering early bird and block booking discounts on ticket sales before August 31st. Cash bar and a lot woofs). Tickets are available from www.guestli.st


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Dreamboats and Miniskirts, 7.30pm Sept 22-27 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); Stones in His Pockets, 7.30pm Oct 2.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Longwave, 8pm Oct 2.


Grand aucition presented by the Crawley sand Horsham branch of the British Heart Foundation. The Village Centre, Wickhurst Lsane, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham. Viewing 10am. Sales start 12pm. Refreshments available. Enquiries 07833905813. Visit bhf.org.uk.