What’s on - August 23 2013

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Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy club, Aug 22-25; Krater Comedy Club, Aug 29-31.



Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Georgia-Faye Steele at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Aug 24.


Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: Vladimir Jurowski Concert, 7pm Aug 23.


St Leonard’s Church: Lunchtime Concert, Mark Wardell organ, 1pm Aug 24.



Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Leonard Cohen, 6.30pm Aug 28.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Brighton Mod Weekender, 11pm Aug 23-25; Groundation, 7pm Aug 28.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Sisterray, 8pm Aug 28; Mark Mulcahy, Aug 29.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Beatlemania, 50th Anniversary Tour, 7.30pm Aug 23; UK Pink Floyd Experience, 7.30pm Aug 24; Glenn Miller Orchestra, 3pm Aug 25.


Shots Bar, Albion Way: Acoustic Nights @ Shots, every Sunday 8pm.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Tonight Matthew, 8pm Aug 23; Susie Moate, 3pm Aug 25; Gordie MacKeeman, 8pm Aug 29.


The Jolly Tanners, Handcross Road (01444 400335): The Jolly Tanners ‘Champion’ Beers Festival from Friday, August 23, to August 26 – Nigel Bagge and Mike Piggott Band, 9pm, August 23; The New Orleans Echoes, 3.30pm, August 24; Poco Loco, Dinner Jazz, 8pm, August 24; The Art Walters Trio (piano, tenor sax and bass), 4pm, August 25; Mike Piggott’s Hot Club Trio (violin, guitar and bass), 4pm, August 26.


The Sussex Oak, Church Street (01403 265028): Live Jazz with Andy Walker and Friends. Starts 8pm. Takes place on the second and last Thursday of every month.



The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Grease The Musical, 7.30pm Aug 22-24 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Musicality (Ariel Young Actors), August 24; Crawley Irish Festival August 25.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Jersey Nights, 7.30pm Aug 26-31 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Gotta Sing Gotta Dance, 7.45pm Aug 1-24 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: A tribute to National Treasure, Joyce Grenfell, Just Joyce, 7.30pm Aug 22-24 (Sat mat 3pm).


Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: Don Pasquale, 6.05pm Aug 24; Billy Budd, 4.10pm Aug 25 (pre-performance talk 2.55pm).


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, 7.30pm Aug 29.


The Capitol (01403 750220): TJ Higgs, September 26; The Elephant Bridesmaid, September 8; Horrible Science, September 19 to 21; The Snail And The Whale, October 1 and 2.


Newhaven Fort (01273) 517622: The Comedy Of Errors, 7.30pm Aug 20.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Leading Ladies, Aug 24-31.


Michelham Priory (01323) 844224: Outdoor Theatre, A Midsummer Night’s Dream with The Pantaloons, 6.30pm Aug 25. Grounds open 5.30pm.


LEWES Riverside Club, Rodin in Lewes Exhibition by Paul Myles, 2pm Aug 23 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

SUMMER by The Sea, a festival celebrating Newhaven, Paint, Steel & Wood and other exhibitions 10am-5pm Aug 23-26 at Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road, Newhaven (01273) 512376. Stand-up Comedy evening, 6.30pm Aug 23; A Grand Day Out (U) 2.30pm Aug 24; The Wrong Trousers (U) 3.45pm Aug 24; Belleville Rendez-Vous 7.30pm Aug 24; Open Day Aug 26.


ARTWAVE at various locations in Lewes and Lewes District, Aug 24-Sept 8.

ARTWAVE @ Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive, Bishopstone 11am-5pm Aug 24/25, 2pm-6pm Aug 26. 12 artists work displayed, award winning garden setting. Refreshment proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support.

Lewes Tourist Information Centre (TIC) will be hosting an Artwave Pop-up Shop from this week. The 20th anniversary district-wide arts festival, begins on Saturday, 24 August and runs until Sunday, 8 September. Lewes TIC is at 187 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2DE and is open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 10am-2pm.

COWBOYS and Indians Weekend at Groombridge Place (open 9.30am-5.30pm), Aug 24-26. Art and Craft workshops from 11am-4pm, target practice 10am/2pm, Wild West party games 11am, Indian Drum workshops 11.30am/2.30pm, Barn Dance noon, birds of prey display 12.30pm, Rodeo Bull Challenge 1pm-3pm.

KATSUMA from Moshi Monsters at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Aug 24.

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Afternoon Tea Shop Walk, 3 miles with William 01444 831098. Meet at Pylons car park, east side of B2188 near police training centre, Ashdown Forest, 2.30pm Aug 24.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Joint walk with Bromley Ramblers, 12 miles with Allan Westphal 07982 415948. Meet in the car park beside the recreation ground, Glynde, 10am Aug 25.

NUTLEY Windmill, Crowborough Road open 2pm-5.30pm Aug 25/26. Also Wednesdays 11am-3pm (or dusk).


DONKEY Derby at Martello Fields, Seaford, Aug 26.

HORAM Flower Show in Horam Village Hall at the Constance Scott recreation ground, Aug 26 at 2.15pm.

HOVE: 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

LEWES Footpaths Group walk, Fletching with Vivien 07771 774492. Meet at top North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Aug 26.

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

THE Fat Controller at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Aug 26.


BIG Art Club – Young Photographers (8-12yrs), 10am-4pm Aug 27-29 at De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill (01424) 229111.

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

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.

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.

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

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm Aug 27.

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


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Lovely Down to Finish, 11 miles with Clare 01323 439889. Meet at the car park beside recreation ground, Glynde, 10am Aug 28.

HAZEE’S Crazee Circus at Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker (01323) 844224, Aug 28. Children take the roles of performers and animals in this fun show.

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Hassocks Circular, 3 miles with Richard P 07796 194947. Meet at Hassocks Railway Station, west side, 7pm Aug 28.

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.

PEPPA Pig and George at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Aug 28.

POLEGATE Windmill, Park Croft, Polegate Open, 2pm-5pm Aug 28.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Downland Flowers, 6 miles with Mary O’Brien 01323 482068. Meet at Wilmington Priory car park, 6.30pm Aug 29.

LEWES: 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

POLEGATE Ramblers, Folks to Folkington, 4.75 miles with Pat and Geoff 471359.; Or Nutley to Chelwood Gate, 9.5 miles with Christine 841708 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Aug 29.



The ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place: Moth Night & Moth Morning, 8pm until late, August23.


Cancer Research Shop, 214 High Street: Portrait Exhibition of Local People by Leslie Norah Hills in aid of RNLI and Cancer Research UK, Aug 5-31.

Foundry Gallery, North Street (01273) 486595: Don’t Forget to Breathe - Emily Ball, Michelle Cobbin and Jenny Shaw. A contemporary exhibition of drawings and paintings, noon-5pm Aug 24-Sept 8.

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Nick Orsborn’s Extravaganza, 10.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, Aug 24-Sept 8.