What’s on - February 27 2015



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Alan Davies – Little Victories, 8pm March 5.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Stewart Lee, 8pm Feb 27/28; Mark Thomas: Buckooed, 7.30pm March 5.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Feb 27-March 1; Bent Double, 7.30pm March 1; Richard Herring: Lord of the Dance Settee, 8pm March 5.


Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm February 27.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy at the Con: Barry Castagnola, Mike Cox, Carey Marx with MC Dave Mountfield, 8pm March 5.


The Picture House, High Street (01825) 764909: Live comedy with Phil Kay, 8pm March 5.


Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: Hotbed – Jenny Éclair, 7.30pm Feb 27.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2.45pm March 1.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Piano Concerto semi-final, 5pm March 5.


Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: Nicholas Yonge Society: Allessandro Ruisi violin Dina Duisen piano Mozart, Beethoven.7.45pm Feb 27, £15 at the door (8 to 25 year olds free) or at www.ticketsource.com.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Big Heart Auction and Exhibition, in the Founders Room, March 4-6.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Homecoming, Alex Grey, until March 1.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Levellers plus A Curious Life, 7.30pm Feb 28; Zun Zun Egui, 8.30pm March 2.


Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Feb 27.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Trio Da Kali, 7.30pm March 1; John Mann Music Show, 3pm March 2; The Stranglers, March 3; The Unthanks, 8pm March 4.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: The Lunge Kittens, 7.30pm March 1; Luke Sital Singh, 7.30pm March 4; Chris Wood plus Tim Keegan plus Ez Stone, 8pm March 4.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The Black Fields, 8pm Feb 27; Southpaw, 7pm March 1; Rock Against The Fees, 8.30pm March 5.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Joan Armatrading, 7.45pm March 1.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Adam O’Neill and Robert Turner followed by Hard Pressed, 10am Feb 28; Promotorhead, 7.30pm Feb 28.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Roger & Tom. Two-piece harmony duo covering songs from the early ’60s. 9pm – 11.30pm, Feb 28. ckrbl@btconnect.com, 01273 845829.

Haywards Heath

The Jolly Tanners, Handcross Road, Staplefield: Deja Vu, a blues band featuring Angie Palmieri on vocals, Feb 28.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Junkyard Sons plus Bad Billy Band, 8pm Feb 27; The Converters plus The Hillmans plus Red Raucous, 8pm Feb 28; Charlie Tipler, 3pm March 1.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Hannah Saunders, 8pm Feb 27.


The Red Lion, Lion Hill, Stonecross (near Eastbourne): South Coast Big Band. Big Band Specials. Every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit www.southcoastbigband.co.uk. Call 01323 761468.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Sensational 60’s Experience, 7.30pm Feb 27; Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, 7.30pm March 2.


Warnham Comrades Club, Hollands Way (01403 211747): Mojo, 8pm, Feb 28.


Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road 01903 206206: The Sensational 60’s Experience, 7.30pm Feb 28.

Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: Jo Harman, 8pm March 5 (in the Studio). Carnival Dreams, 7.30pm March 5/6.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Playmakes – Handa’s Surprise, 2pm Feb 28; The Works, 7.30pm March 4; One of Us: In Conversation with Asne Seierstad, 7.30pm March 5.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Saturday Night Fever, March 3-7. Tues-Thurs/Sat 7.30pm (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm), Fri 5pm/8.30pm.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Snow White on Ice, 7.30pm March 5-8 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm, Sun 3pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Three Men in a Boat, 7.45pm March 3-7 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: The Big Dance Extravaganza, 7pm March 3.


Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete History of Comedy (abridged), 2pm/7.30pm Feb 28; Studio: Osbourne And What – Birdy, 7.30pm March 1.

Pavilion Theatre 01903 206206: Time to Dance 2015, 7pm March 2-4.


LAPTOP Clinic at Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, 1pm-4pm Feb 27. Drop in clinic, free event.

LEWES Riverside Club, Sussex Weekly Advertising by Paul Myles, 2pm Feb 27 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe.

WINTER WARMERS: Two hours of variety entertainment at the Adastra Hall in Hassocks on Friday, February 27, at 7.30pm, and Saturday, February 28, at 3pm. Local concert party. Friends and neighbours will be treading the boards with a programme of song, dance, fun and audience singalongs. The Burgess Hill District Lions are kindly sponsoring the shows and admission is just £4 (£2 child) with refreshments included. Have a go in the Super Raffle and enjoy the friendly atmosphere during the two hours of variety. Advance tickets can be booked on 01273 845291 but you may also pay at the door. More information: 01273 845291.


Ballroom Social Dance at Croft Hall, Burgess Hill School for Girls, Burgess Hill. £5 per person on door. Includes refreshments. Ballroom, Latin, Jive and Sequence. 8pm. Doors open 7.45pm. New dancers always welcome. Large Hall with sprung floor, soft lighting, ample on-site parking. Details 07767 411115, 01444 248926. Email strictlydancemagic@talktalk.net or visit www.strictlydancemagic.co.uk.

EASTBOURNE Music and Arts Festival at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, Feb 28/March 1.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Hassocks to Lewes Station, 11 miles with Paul J (07711 772853 on day). Meet at east side of Hassocks Station (southbound), 10am Feb 28.

PAINTING with Kate Sherman at Ditchling Museum, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling (01273) 844744, 10am-1pm Feb 28. £40 including materials and refreshments. Booking essential.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Hassocks, 5.5 miles gently undulating. Meet at Hassocks Station ease side 10.15am Feb 28.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, High Over Windover, 10.5 moderate walk. Meet at High and Over car park, near Alfriston, 10am March 1.

BI MONTHLY work parties, no experience needed, tools provided. Friends of Burgess Hill Green Circle Network. Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve, meet in car park off Maple Drive, 10am to 2pm. Contact: Mary Smith (secretary) on 01444 242667.

FAIRTRADE Day at Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne, 11am-5pm March 1.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Woodingdean Circular, 6 miles with Sue 01825 722135. Meet at Drove Avenue/Falmer Road car park, Woodingdean (old Bakery site), 10am March 1.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Petworth, 10.5 miles wooded and farmland; steepish in late afternoon. Meet in the main Petworh car park, 10.15am March 1.

TABLE TOP Sale at Peacehaven Leisure Centre, 9am-noon March 8. £5 per table tel: 01273 588858.


ST Mary’s Gardening Club, The Secret Life of Hedgehogs by Graham Bowring, 7.45pm March 2 at St Mary’s Social Centre, Christie Road, Lewes.


LEWES Footpaths Group, Littlehampton Circular, 5 miles with Robert 474357. Meet at Lewes Railway Station, 9.29am train to Littlehampton, March 3.

MID Sussex Ramblers, High Weald Wander, 7.5 miles with Yvonne 01444 441926. Meet at Little London lay-by opposite Ardingly Showground, 10.30am March 3.

PURSUITS 4U Dementia Event: Afternoon Tea Party, 2pm to 4pm, at Peacehaven Community Hall. Visit www.pursuits4u.co.uk. Contact: 07825292995 for more details.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Forgotten Philanthropy by Dr Sally White, 7.30pm March 3 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford.

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm March 3.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Chactonbury Ring, 11.5 moderate walk. Meet at Steyning car park, opposite church, 10am March 4.

Evolution Brass: Training band, Burgess Hill School for Girls, 6.30pm, Wednesday evenings. All brass instruments from trumpet to tuba. Any age/standard. Learn all aspects of playing in a group. Fun but structured ensemble rehearsals with an end of term concert to show what has been achieved. All music, tuition and refreshments provided. Call 01273 493469 or email sianbuss@aol.com for details.

Flower arranging: Burgess Hill Flower Club are holding a demonstration of flower arranging by Bob Tunks. Bob’s title will be Spring Sunshine and all are welcome to enjoy an afternoon seeing the beauty of his craft. Meet in the Cyprus Road Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. The doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. If you bring a copy of the About Town with you, your first visit will be true.

PURSUITS 4U Dementia Event: Singing and Dancing. Every Wednesday, 2pm to 4pm, Rottingdean Village Hall. Visit www.pursuits4u.co.uk. Contact: 07825292995 for more details.


PURSUITS 4U Dementia Event: Arts and Crafts. Every Thursday, 2pm to 4pm at Downlands Court, Peacehaven. Contact: 07825292995 for more details. Visit www.pursuits4u.co.uk.