What’s on - August 30 2013



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Aug 29-31; Bent Double, 7.30pm Sept 1; Brighton Comedy Festival presents Squawker Awards Heats, 8pm Sept 2; Krater Comedy Club, Sept 5-8.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy Night with Joe Bor, Meryl O’Rourke, Gary Delaney plus MC, 8.30pm Sept 5.



Unitarian Church, New Road: Magdalena Reising, harp/vocal solo recital, 12.30pm Sept 5.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: For Those About To Rock! September 7; Buddy Holly And The Cricketers, 7.30pm, September 18; Steve James (Blues Night), 7.45pm, September 21.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Beyond The Barricade, September 27; Bert Kaempfert Gala Concert, 8pm, September 28; Gareth Gates, 7.30pm, September 29.


St Leonard’s Church: Guitarist Richard Durrant and pianist Howard Beach, 7.30pm Sept 6. Tickets available from Seaford Tourist Information Centre (01323) 897426.



The Railway Inn, 40 Station Rd (01403 782928): The Flaming Mojos, live music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. 9pm start and free entry.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Sound Screen, 8pm Sept 5.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Sisterray, 8pm Aug 28; Mark Mulcahy, Aug 29; FemRock, 7pm Sept 4; Quick Strips, 6.30pm Sept 5.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Sam Tier at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Aug 31.


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


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Red Butler, Aug 30; The Ouse Valley Collective, 8pm Aug 31; Tab Hunter plus Tim Cotterell, 3pm Sept 1.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Broken Links, 8pm Aug 31.


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 (01293 553636): Miss Pole Dance UK, from 1pm, September 15; The Sensational ’60s Experience, 7.30pm, September 20.


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

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Educating Rita, 7.45pm Aug 29-Sept 7 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).


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; The Vagina Monologues, 8pm, October 4.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Leading Ladies, Aug 24-31; Punk Rock, 7.30pm Sept 5.


DANCING: Friday nights. Methodist Church Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, ballroom and latin dancing classes from 6.45pm to 7:45, 7.45pm to 8.45pm and 8.45pm to 9.45pm (three separate classes for three different levels). Call Ray on 01273 719500. Email: starschool@talktalk.net.

LEWES Riverside Club, History of Local Transport by Ron Philp at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes 2pm Aug 30.

LIVE Youth Club, 7-11yrs, at Seaford Baptist Church, Belgrave Road, Seaford, 6pm Aug 30.


COFFEE: St Edwards Parish Church, Royal George Rd. Burgess Hill. Church open from 9.30 - 1pm. Coffee Stop and Produce Sale. Come along for refreshments, brunches and lunches. Also on sale home made cakes, savouries and preserves. All welcome. Admission free.

Dancing: The Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill. Ballroom, latin and sequence dancing, 8pm. Doors open 7.45pm. £8 to include cakes and biscuits. Pay at door. Large wood sprung floor, soft lighting and Bar. Free parking at Waitrose after 6pm. Enquiries 07767 411115, 01444 248926.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Bluebell Railway – Steam Train Ride and Walk, 10 miles with Ruth and Harry 01323 506273. Meet at Sheffield Park, 9.30am Sept 1.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Barcombe Cross, South Chailey Circular, 5 miles with Jill 01273 480167 (picnic lunch). Meet at side of the Village Stores, 11am Sept 1.

MOTORBIKES: League of Friends Motor Bike Rideout. This is a non-competitive, non-racing event, starting at St Francis Social Club at the Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath at 11.30am. Bikers will have a good day out in the Mid Sussex countryside in aid of an excellent cause. All are welcome motorcycles,scooters and you do not have to have a bike to come and support them. There will be a raffle and on the spot prizes for best bike, cleanest bike etc. All money raised will go to the Princess Royal Hospital League of Friends. For details and sponsorship forms please contact stevecrack@hotmail.com or phone Steve on 01825 370160.

Sunday Tea Dance: Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence, at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, from 2.30pm to 5pm. Entrance: £4 (including refreshments) For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.


AGM: Signposts (Mid Sussex) Ltd, The Old Post Office Resource Centre, Station Road, Burgess Hill, 2pm

FOOD Addicts in Recovery Anonymous at the Wood Room, St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane, Lewes, 8pm Mondays.

LEWES Riverside Club, Life in an African Village by Barbara Marsden at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes 2pm Sept 2.


Age Concern, Hassocks: Hearing Aid Clinic on the 1st Tuesday of the month, 10.30am.

BURGESS HILL: St Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: The Sussex Harmonisers, male Barbershop chorus, rehearse every Tuesday 7.30–10.15pm. If you like to sing, you’ll find it fun to sing with us and you don’t have to be able to read music. New voices (Baritones and Tenors especially) are always welcome so just come along and see what goes on; ring Brian Beglin on 01273 553102 for more details; or take a look at our website, www.sussexharmonisers.org.uk.

EASTBOURNE Local History Society talk, A Closer Look at Willingdon by Emma Chamberlain, 2pm Sept 3 at Gildredge Manor, Borough Lane, Eastbourne. Booking essential 01323 721987.

LEWES Footpaths Group half day/full day. Option 1 South Chailey to Isfield, 4.5 miles; option 2 South Chailey via Isfield to Lewes, 10.75 miles with Hilda and Graham 472678 (picnic). Meet at Lewes Bus Station, 9.28am bus to South Chailey, Sept 3.

STEYNING: Walk. 2 mile circular HDC Health walk, various routes taking in parts of the village and its outskirts. A few stiles and small inclines. Meet at the Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane at 11am. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¼ hours. Linda 01903 816865 or Lyn 01903 369752.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, From Hell(ingly) to Ho(ath)ly With A Gun, 14 miles with Peter and Naomi (01323) 485005. Meet at Cuckoo line car park Hellingly, 10am Sept 4.

Extend Exercise offers a safe gently workout for the Over 60’s promoting health, fitness, mobility and balance.

Classes are fun and welcoming and restart on Wednesday 4th September at Kempton House, Age concern, Peacehaven 10 –11am. St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton. 2.15 – 3.15pm.

Lindfield Badminton Club opens again for the forthcoming season on Wednesday 4th September 2013 and new male and female match standard players are always welcome. The club plays on the four courts at Oathall Community College on Wednesdays from 7.30pm to 10pm and has men’s, mixed and ladies’ teams in the Brighton, Crawley and Mid Sussex Leagues. We are keen to continue our successes, having been champions last season of men’s, mixed and ladies combination divisions in the Mid Sussex League. It is a friendly yet competitive club and feather shuttles are used. Anyone who enjoys the game and plays to a reasonable standard can get more details from the website www.freewebs.com/lindfield


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Romans and Marshes, 4.5 miles with Irenee Harris 01323 471263. Meet at Pevensey Castle car park, 6.15pm Sept 5.

HAMMER & Tongue at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480, 7.30pm Sept 5.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk, Heathfield Old Steam Line and Tunnel, 2.25 miles with Sue 482441. Bus 51 Polegate High Street, 9.15am Sept 5. Reservoir Reconnoitre, 4.5 miles with Betty 640663 or Wendy 520015; Or From One Dean to Another, 10 miles with Pauline 645793 (picnic). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Sept 5.



Driftwood Garden, 4 Marine Drive (01323) 899296: Artwave, 12 artists work displayed in stunning garden setting, 11am-5pm Aug 31/Sept 1.


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 until Sept 8.


St Mary’s Church, The Causeway: Exhibition featuring a range of artistic styles. September 6 to 24 from 11am to 3pm.

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.