What’s on - December 27 2013



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709:The Treason Show Christmas Special, 8pm Dec 27-30.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Dec 27-28/Dec 31; Comic Boom, 8pm Dec 30.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2.45pm Dec 31.



Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Sonya Tatham and Susan Gregory Art exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Dec 6-28.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Claire Palastanga & Kate Hasted, Dec 3-19; Sue Walker, Highlighting Form, Dec 21-Jan 11.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast, 11am Dec 29.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Tonight Matthew, 8.30pm Dec 28; Circus Fantasia, Dec 31.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andy and Marilyn at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Dec 28.


The Capitol (01403 750220): The Capitol Accoustic Club, Jan 13- March 10.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Fat Belly Jones, 8pm Dec 27; Audio Mime, 8pm Dec 28; Tab Hunter plus Ben Paley, 3pm Dec 29.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Billy Hill and Dan Stewart, Dec 28.

The Snowdrop Inn, South Street: Get Fruitful – Fruitful Soundsystem New Years Eve Party, Dec 31.


The Sussex Oak Pub, Church Street: Live Jazz with Andy Walker and Friends. Starts 8pm. Takes place on the last Thursday of every month. Contact: Rex Walker, 01403 791052.



Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Scrooge, Dec 23-Jan 4.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Nutcracker, 2.30pm/7.30pm Dec 28.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Who’s Been Sitting in My Chair, 11am/2pm Jan 2-4 (3-7yrs).

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Dec 17-Jan 5.


Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Dec 19-Jan 4.

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Jack and the Beanstalk, Dec 20-30.

haywards Heath

Clair Hall, Perrrymount Road (01444 455440): Jack and The Beanstalk by Weald Theatre Group. Annual charity pantomime from Jan 7 to 11. Tuesday to Friday: 7.30pm. Saturday 12pm to 5pm. Tickets: £5 to 12.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Dick Whittington until Jan 4.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Peter Pan, Dec 13-Jan 5.

Tunbridge Wells

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Jack and the Beanstalk, Dec 13-Jan 5.


Walk: All welcome. Meet in the car park at Southwater Country Park (off Cripplegate Lane) at 11am. Easy, flat, circular, sociable HDC Health Walk along bridleways, lanes and the Downs Link. 2½ miles. 1 hour. Pat 01403 240654.


CRAWLEY: Walk. Crawley Station 9.30am. Cars to Rusper Village Car Park for Morning Circular Walk. Peter H 407244. Mobile 07909 770767. The Ramblers Association, Crawley and North Sussex. Membership enquiries Liz 01293 560267 (Evenings only). Programme secretary: Peter 01403 264564.

HORSHAM: Walk. All welcome. Meet 10:30am in front of St Mary’s Church. 5 mile, mostly flat, circular, free and sociable HDC Health Walk through Denne Park to Coltstaple Lane and back via Chesworth Farm. Some stiles. Lovely views of Horsham. No dogs. 2½ hours. Jill 07780 701184

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Ditchling Beacon, 6 miles Downland. Meet at NT car park at Ditchling Beacon, 10.30am Dec 28.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Morning Walk, 7 miles with Geoff 01323 730915. Meet at Eastbourne Pier 9.40am Dec 29.

WALK: Free, just turn-up at Pulborough Library car park (TQ053186) at 10am. 6 mile circular, sociable, HDC Health Walk across farmland, past Wiggonholt Church, returning via the banks of the River Arun. Dogs are allowed on a lead. 1¾ hours. Mick 01903 745971.


BRIGHTON: Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480, Comic Boom, 8pm.


LEWES: The Snowdrop Inn, South Street: Get Fruitful – Fruitful Soundsystem New Years Eve Party, Dec 31.


LEWES Footpaths Group, Falmer, 5 miles with Keith 471763. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Jan 1.

HORSHAM: Walk. Every Wednesday. Meet 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax. 1½ mile flat, sociable, HDC Health Walk on hard-surfaced paths in the Park. Suitable for the elderly and those recovering from illness, operation or accident. Dogs on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours. Emmy 01403 255517.


POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk: Lullington Church (Pray for Good Weather) 3 miles with Geoff 486901. Meet at Downland Medical Centre 10am for 126 bus, Jan 2. Coffee at The Galleon, 5 miles with Dave and Maureen 726427; or, Common Factors, 8 miles with Lucy 504280 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Jan 2.

BURGESS HILL: Cyprus Hall: Mid Sussex Brass Band Rehearsals every Thursday. Youth Band 7-8pm, Senior Band 8-10pm. Contact: 01444 454824 or phomewood@msbb.fsnet.co.uk. Website www.msbb.net.


BARNS GREEN: Walk. 11am Barns Green. 2 mile, mostly flat, circular, free, sociable HDC Health Walk around the outskirts of the village mainly on firm ground. Meet at the corner of the green near the Village Club. 1 hour. Peter A 01403 741305.

NEWICK: Community Centre, Newick Green: Newick Community Club meet every Tuesday and Friday 10.30am-3.30pm for the over 60s. Come for the whole day or just pop in for the morning or afternoon. If you would like lunch we need to know by 10am. Check door for special events. Call 07561 372 403 for further information.