What’s on - December 21 2012



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Treason Show, That Was The Year That Was 2012, 8pm Dec 27-30, 7pm Dec 31.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Funny Women, 7.30pm Dec 21; The Maydays XXXmas Edition, 8pm Dec 22/23; Krater Comedy Club, Dec 22/23; Comic Boom, 8pm Dec 27.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Lost and Found Orchestra, Dec 20-23/27-29; Christmas Ceilidh, 7pm Dec 20.



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Life’s a Gas! Xmas Glam Special, 11pm Dec 21.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: This Is The Kit, 7.30pm Dec 22.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Pianist Chris Harris at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Dec 22.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Doctors, Dec 21; Glam Rock Christmas Party, 8pm Dec 22; Susie Moate, 3pm Dec 23.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Christmas Party Night, Dec 22.


Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm Dec 21.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Blow Northerne Wynd: A Medieval Christmas, 3pm Dec 23.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: The Wizard of Oz, Dec 22-24.


Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Arthur’s Dream Boat, 11am/2pm Dec 23-Jan 6 (no shows Dec 25/26 and Jan 1).

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Rocky Horror Show, Dec 20-Jan 5.

Soul By The Sea presents: Christmas Nativity, Dec 18-21. Tickets from www.soulbythesea.infor or ring 0800 7408254 office hours Tues-Fri.


Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Sleeping Beauty, until Jan 13.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Christmas at The Musicals, 8pm Dec 21.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Dec 14-31.

Warnham The Sussex Oak, 2 Church Street 01403 265028. Live Jazz with Andy Walker and friends. 28th December 8pm.


CARE: House of Friendship, 208 High Street: Cruse Bereavement Care Lewes Drop-in, 10-11am newcomers, 11am-noon main group, Fridays.

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.

LATE night shopping at Hillier Garden Centre, Horsham, Dec 21, 4-7.30pm.

TEA Dance, Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (Off Cedar Drive), Dec 21, 1.30-3.45pm. More details from Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.


BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, Jevington and Wilmington, 6.5 miles with Liz 01323 726120. Meet at The Pentlands (village car park), Jevington 9.45am Dec 22.

DRUSILLAS Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, The Fat Controller, Dec 22.

HESKETH Potteries: Painting on Pots, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Adults and children welcome. Fmore information call Chris 01273 487150 or just pop in.

THE Flaming Mojos are playing at The Brewers Arms, Burgess Hill. They will perform a night of 50s, 60s and 70s rock and pop covers. The gig starts at 8pm.


HASSOCKS: Burgess Hill District Lions Club - Santas Grotto is being held at South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30-4pm.


PERFORMING Arts Centre, Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: East Sussex Community Choir rehearsals, 7.30pm Mondays. We welcome all new members, whether you have some choral experience or you have never sung in a choir.

ARDINGLY: Ardingly Choral Society is holding a Christmas Eve Concert at 8pm in the exalted surroundings of Ardingly College Chapel. All the proceeds are donated to the Saint Peter and Saint James Hospice and these contribute a figure in the region of £1,000. This concert will include the most popular Christmas carols with full audience participation.

The choir will perform Vivaldi’s exuberant Gloria with organ and string accompaniment. Entry is free but donations towards the running of local hospice would be welcome.

SINGING: 6th Form Centre, Mile Oak Road, Portslade, 7pm-9pm (Term-time). Potential new singers are warmly invited to meetand sing alongside existing members in friendly

and enjoyable surroundings. With proven benefits to mind, body and soul, experience concerts, tours, festivals and workshops, singing a range of music with professional instrumentalists and soloists. Visit www.sussexvoiceworks.co.uk/ call 01293 419665


BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, Boxing Day Blues, 11 miles with Mary 01323 482068. Meet at Crowlink car park, 9.30am Dec 26.

LEWES Footpaths Group walk, Rodmell with Hilda and Graham 472678. Meet at 9.30am North Street car park Dec 26.


POLEGATE Ramblers walks, Herstmonceux Castle, 5 miles with Jenny 722036 or Reservoir and Tracks, 8.5 miles with Angela 504280. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate at 9.30am Dec 27.

HEIST, 57 West Street (01273) 822555: Big Trouble in Little Brighton, every Thursday 8pm-1am.

GUIDED walk in Lewes to mark the end of Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary year. Meet at the town Hall, High Street, Lewes at 11am Dec 27. Adult £6, accompanied child £4.

WHAT Does Santa Do After Christmas? Dec 27-Jan 6 at Drusillas Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100.



Brighton Museum and Art Gallery: Shoot the Wrx: Filmmaker and Artist Jeff Keen, until Feb 25.

ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place (info@onca.org.uk): Ghosts of Gone Birds, ongoing. Free admision


The Ashdown Forest Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row: Ashdown Forest – A Portrait in Watercolour by Oliver Pyle, weekends only 11am to 5pm (or dusk), until the end of March 2013.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Weas-Heal – Sussex Arts Collective, 10.30-5pm Tues-Sat, 11am-3pm Sun/Mon, until Dec 22..