What’s on - August 17, 2012



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club Aug 17-19/Aug 23-26.


Pavilion Theatre (01903) 206206: Joe Pasquale, 7.45pm Aug 21; Jim Davidson, 7.45pm Aug 23.



All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Mary Reid, harp, 1pm Aug 23. Free admission with retiring collection.


Pavilion Theatre (01903) 206206: Classical Divas, 7.45pm Aug 19.



Black Lion, 14 Black Lion Street (01273) 711884: Medium Rare, 9pm Aug 17; Stop Go, 4pm Aug 18; Live and Singin’, 8pm Aug 19; Monday Club, 9.30pm Aug 20; Hit The Decks, Aug 21; Acoustic Showcase, 8.30pm Aug 22.

Cobblers Thumb, 10 New England Road (01273) 605636: Play for a Pint, 8.30pm Aug 23.

Fiddler’s Elbow, 11 Boyces Street: TFI Friday, 8pm Aug 17; Soul Casserole, 9pm Aug 18; Sham-Rock Open Mic, 8.30pm Aug 19; Live Lounge, 8pm Aug 23.

Fishbowl, 74 East Street (01273) 777505: What’s Wrong With Groovin’? 9pm Aug 17; DJ Abo and Ally Smith, 9pm Aug 18.

Fortune of War, Brighton Seafront: Fever, 9pm Aug 17; Prince Fatty and Outpost Imposters, 9pm Aug 18.

Globe, Middle Street (01273) 770685: Rum Fridays and Balearia, 8pm Aug 17; BOYF, 9pm Aug 18; Handbaked Arcade, Aug 19; Global Bass, 9pm Aug 22; Hang The DJ, 9pm Aug 23.

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Arches: Junior Boys, 7.30pm Aug 19.

Hampton, 57 Upper North Street (01273) 731347: Live Acoustic Music, Aug 19.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: ipop! 11pm Aug 17; Spellbound, 9pm Aug 18

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Sing From The Heart, Aug 17.

Signalman: Open Mic Night, 8pm Aug 19.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street: Brighton Rocks #3, 7pm Aug 17.

The Mesmerist, 1-3 Prince Albert Street (01273) 328542: Sneaky Low five, 9pm Aug 23.

The Victory, 6 Duke Street (01273) 326555: Teen Dreams DJs, 9pm Aug 18; Blues Sundays, noon Aug 19; Some Dark Hollow Extra, 8pm Aug 20; Open Mic, Aug 23.

Thomas Kemp, 8 St Georges Road (01273) 683334: DJ Miss Bianca, 9pm Aug 17; DJ Spindo, 9pm Aug 18; Miss Mandy Sings the Blues, 4pm Aug 19; Up and Coming Brighton Acts, 9pm Aug 23.

Western Front, Cranbourne Street: Russ RockWell, 8pm Aug 17; EME Live Band, 8pm Aug 19; Hush Hush Acoustic Night, 8pm Aug 22.

White Rabbit, 13-14 Kensington Gardens: Ruff Snippets, Aug 17; Mixer men, Aug 18; Hush Hush, Aug 19; Open Mic Move-Ons, Aug 23.


The Five Bells: Boogerabros, Aug 17; John Paul Miller (acoustic covers), Aug 24.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: The Johnny Cash Roadshow, 7.30pm Aug 17; The Soldiers, Aug 18.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Barber, Taylor and Reed - coffee morning, 10am-noon Aug 18.


Freemasons, Western Road: The peoples Playlist, 9pm Aug 17; The Love Club, Aug 22; Open Mic Night, Aug 23.

The Ancient Mariner, Rutland Road: The Acoustic Session, 8.30pm Aug 18.


Denton Lounge, Marine Parade 01903 218 250: Summer Jazz, 7.30pm Aug 20.

Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade (01903) 206206: Roy Orbison and Friends, 7.45pm Aug 17; John Mann’s Summer Seaside Melodies, 2pm Aug 22; The Soldiers, 7.45pm Aug 22.



Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Disney Live – Mickey’s Magic Show, Aug 23-26.


Park Centre: JK Theatre Arts summer spectacular workshop, Mini Hairspray for 4-6 year olds, until Aug 17, 9.30am-12.30pm.


Festival Theatre (01243) 781312: Kiss Me Kate, until Sept 1.

Minerva Theatre (01243) 781312: Surprises, until Sept 8; Absurd Person Singular, until Sept 8.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Summer Musical Spectacular, 10am-4pm Aug 20-24.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Grease, Aug 20-25.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Gotta Sing Gotta Dance, 7.45pm until Aug 25 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: The History Boys, 7.30pm Aug 22-25.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: The Len Phillips Big Band, 2.30p Aug 22.


Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: Le nozze di Figaro, 4.45pm Aug 17/20/22; The Fairy Queen, 4.40pm Aug 18; Ravel Double Bill, 5.10p Aug 19, 6.25pm Aug 21/23.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: High School Musical 2, until Aug 18; The Honey Honey Show, 2.30pm Aug 23.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: 101 Dalmations, Trinity Youth Theatre Company Summer production, Aug 20-25.


Pavilion Theatre (01903) 206206: We Love the 70s, 7.45pm Aug 18.



Drusillas Park (01323) 874100: Captain Barnacles from the Octonauts, Aug 22.


De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Mini Day at the Pavilion, bring your mini (old or new), Aug 19. Photos taken at noon, music from DJs and Michael Caine impressionist Drew Cameron will introduce a screening of The Italian Job at 3.30pm.


Car park, steps to beach: Rock Legends, fossil hunt on the beach with Adrian Harrison, National Trust, 1.30pm Aug 21. Booking essential 01323 423197.


Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Tango Boot Camp, 8pm Aug 22.


Gate in flint wall Markstakes Lane: Midnight Markstakes, learn about the moths flying to the moth traps, 9pm Aug 17.


Pells Pool: Southover Bonfire Society Pells Pool Party, 7.30pm-11pm Aug 18, with headline band U2 Tribe. Tickets available from Pells Pool, Union Music Store, The Kings Head and St Pancras Stores.


Railway Station: Cycle Ride – Levels and Lanes, long distance with Maxine Mears 07759 071093, 10am Aug 21.


Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (01243) 811348: Festival of Steam, 10.30am-5pm Aug 18/19.


Michelham Priory (01323) 844224: Classic Vehicle Show, 10.30am-5pm Aug 18/19; WW2 Day, 10.30am-5pm Aug 22.


Willingdon/Polegate Windmill, Park Croft: Windmill Book Readings in the Mill, 2pm-5pm Aug 22. Mrs J Wells 01323 478671.



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


The Fishing Quarter Gallery: Graphic Nudes by Susan Harrison, 11am-7pm until Aug 21.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Voller, 10am-4pm, Fridays, afternoons on Saturdays, until Aug 24.


The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: ‘Gone to the Dogs’ Exhibition, until Sept 1.


The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Fluido by Charlotte Baynes, 11am-4pm Aug 17-19.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Niki Campbell and Lindsay Connors, Works on Paper, Aug 13-Sept 7.



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


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.

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.

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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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



St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Witches, Warlocks and Wellingtons, Ritual Protection of the Home by Dr J Pennington, 2pm Aug 17; Syria by Jenny Charman, 2pm Aug 20.



North Road, by school: Beachy Head Ramblers – Alfriston Circular, 7.5 miles with Geoff P 01273 478161, 10am Aug 19.

The Tye: Beachy Head Ramblers – Figure of 8: Westward Ho Then East We Go, 5.5 miles 10am-12.30pm; 7 miles 2pm-5.30pm, Aug 22, with Rachel and Mike 01323 871592.


East side of B2188 near Police Training Centre: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Afternoon Tea Shop Walk, Forest Circular via Barnsgate Manor, 3 miles with William 01444 831098, 2.30pm Aug 18.


Chailey Green: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Chailey Stroll, 4.5 miles with William 01444 831098, 6.45pm Aug 22.

Lane End Common car park: Early Bird Walk with Ian Woolsey, Chailey Commons Society, one mile, 7am Aug 22.


Car park at Exceat Park Centre, south side of A259: Walk from Friston to Exceat through two tons, 9 miles with Adrian White, 10.30am Aug 19.


Lay-by on Wartling Road: Beachy Head Ramblers – Around the Castle, 5 miles with Graham F 01424 216951, 6.30pm Aug 23.


Recreation Ground, Station Road: Beachy Head Ramblers – Lunch by The River, 12 miles with Sue 01825 890369, 10am Aug 19.


Bus Station: Lewes Footpaths Group – The Plumpton Path, 9.28am Bus 121 to South Chailey with Vivien 07771 774492, Aug 22.


St John’s Church Hall: Polegate Strollers – Hailsham Pond, bus from doctors surgery, meet 9.30am Aug 21.

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Berwick, Alciston, Alfriston, 5 miles with Sheila and David 500877, 9.30am Aug 23; Tunnel Vision Re-Visited, 10 miles with Dorothy 01424 210454, picnic lunch, 9.30am Aug 23.


Priory car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – In Memory of Linda Young, 8.5 miles with Mary 01323 482068, 9.30am Aug 18.