What’s on - April 17 2015



The Balcombe Club, Stockcroft Road: Always Be Comedy nights. Launch night with Kerry Godliman (Channel 4’s Derek), Brett Goldstein (BBC Three’s Uncle) and Rhys James (BBC Three’s Sweat The Small Stuff). April 18, 8pm. Tickets £10 online (£11 including booking fee) or £12 on the door. www.alwaysbecomedy.com.


Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Casual Violence Om Nom Nominous, 7.30pm April 17; Krater Comedy Club, April 17-19; Anna Morris: Would Like To thank… 7pm April 18; Scott Capurro, 7.30pm April 19.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Hellfire Comedy Night, 8pm April 18.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Dylan Moran – Off the Hook, 8pm April 17.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Café, 8pm April 18.


Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: Richard Herring, Lord of the Dance Settee, 8pm April 17; Josephine Tewson, 4pm April 21.



The King’s Church, Victoria Road: Burgess Hill Choral Society Spring Concert. Two well-loved works – the Brahms German Requiem and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony. 7.30 pm, April 25. Tickets: £14 (£12 concessions) and free of charge for accompanied under-16s, available from Burgess Hill Town Council’s Help Point or by calling 01444 239535. For more information visit www.burgesshillchoralsociety.org.uk.


St Mary’s Church, London Road: Third Annual Concert of choral and instrumental music given by Ardingly Prep School Chamber Choir and Friends. 7.30pm, May 8. Tickets £5 on the door on the evening. Refreshments following the concert. Proceeds will go towards restoration works at St Mary’s. Enquiries 01444 811249.


St Saviour’s Church: Eastbourne Society Chorus and Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Haydn’s Creation, 7.30pm April 19.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Maria Marchant, 2.45pm April 19.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: WSO – 3rd Sussex International Piano Competitive, 2.45pm April 19.



Village Hall, Lewes Road: The Attic Club Art Fair, Friday to Sunday, April 24 to 26.Opening times: 1pm to 8pm, Friday, refreshments served during evening viewing. 10am to 5pm, Saturday. 10am to 4pm, Sunday. Admission free but voluntary donations to Chestnut Tree Hospice.


Towner, Devonshire Park, College Road: Our Place: Annual Schools Exhibition 2015, Tues-Sun 10am-5pm (Bank Holiday Mons 10am-5pm) March 27-May 31.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Pippa Oliphant Art Exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, April 3-May 2.


St. Laurence Church: Bethany to Jerusalem. An exhibition of contemporary Christian-inspired artwork. paintings, woodcarvings, prints, collages, charcoal drawings and a site-specific work made by land artist Philippa Snell. Other artists taking part include Ann d’Arcy Hughes, Alison Milner-Gulland, Sue Nunn, and Mary Beaney. 11am-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays until May 2.


The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: In The Garden Spring Exhibition, until April 18.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: The Dark and The Light, Gaylord Meech, 11am-4.30pm Tues-Sat, noon-4.30pm Sun, April 11-23.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: An Evening with Texas, 7pm April 18; Marc Almond, 7.30pm April 21; Mariana Sadovska, 7.30pm April 22.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Spellbound, 9pm April 18; Kwabs, 7pm April 21; Duke Special, 7.30pm April 23; WaDaDa – Live, 8pm April 23.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Daft Phunk plus The Tenderhooks, 8.30pm April 17; Megan Henwood plus Capt Lovelace, 8.30pm April 22.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Motown’s Greatest Hits, How Sweet It Is, 7.30pm April 18.

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Cheryl, Mick and Jay formerly of Bucks Fizz, 7.30pm April 18.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Jo and Graham, 10am April 18; Promotorhead, 7.30pm April 18; Acoustic Open Stage Night, 7.30pm April 23.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Coldplace, 8pm April 17.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Trapper. The unforgettable Barry and the boys are back playing the all-time classics of the ’60s. 8.30pm to 11.30pm. Call 01273 845829 for more information or email ckrbl@btconnect.com.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Magic of Motown, 8pm April 17.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Wildwood Jack, April 19.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Lewes Favourites English Dance Tune Practice Session, 8pm April 21.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Trotwood, 8pm April 17.


The Red Lion, Lion Hill, Stonecross (near Eastbourne): South Coast Big Band. Big Band Specials. Every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit www.southcoastbigband.co.uk. Call 01323 761468.


Pavilion Theatre 01903 206206: JL Dance and Swing Big Band Night, 7pm April 18; Derek Ryan, 8pm April 20.

The Denton, Marine Parade 01903 206206: Jazz Supper with Andy Woon’s Vintage Hot 5, 7.30pm April 22.



De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea (01424) 229111: Music and Laughter, Jimmy Cricket and Andy Eastwood, 5pm April 19.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Downs College: Twenfth Night, 7pm April 19; Titus Andronicus, 7pm April 20; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 7pm April 21. Public Service Broadcast, 7pm April 22.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 476118: The Thrill of Love, April 24-May 2.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Peter Pan Goes Wrong, 7.45pm April 20-25 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Emporium, 88 London Road, www.emporiumbrighton.com: I am My Own Wife, 8pm April 17/18, 2pm April 19; What The Butler Saw, 8pm April 21-May 9.


Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: The Ghost Train, 7.45pm April 21-25 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Street Styles 2015, 5pm April 18.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Private Collections Summer Preview Fashion Show, 6.30pm April 21; Vienna Festival Ballet presents 35th Anniversary Gala, 5pm April 22.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Pirates of Treasure Island, April 18/19.


Lewes Town Hall: Lewes Operatic Society, Anything Goes, 7.30pm April 17.


Wivelsfield Little Theatre, Wivelsfield Village Hall: Prescription for Murder, a whodunnit thriller by Norman Robbins, 7.30pm. Thursday (April 16), Friday (April 17) and Saturday (April 18). Tickets £8 from Box Office 01444 471201.


Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: (Studio): Nursing Lives, 7.30pm April 18; Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan The Terrible, 4pm April 19.