What’s On - from July 15

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Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Dome Tea Dance, 2.30pm July 17.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Vinylman Record Fair, 10.30am July 17.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Cafe Scientifique, 8pm July 19.

Marlborough, 4 Princes Street: Workshops in Male Burlesque noon-5pm July 16.


Red House Common: Moth Trap on Chailey Common with Karen Pritty, 8.30pm July 16, 8.30am July 17.


Village Green: Royal British Legion Annual Fete, 1pm July 16. Displays, stands, carousel, Punch and Judy show etc. Afternoon tea served in the village hall. All money raised to Royal British Legion, and service charities.


Clynde Place: Glynde Food Festival, 10.30am-5pm July 16/17.


Pells Pool: Midsummer Skinny Dip, 7.30pm July 16.

The Lewes Arms, Mount Place: Lewes Poetry Group meeting, 8.45pm July 21.


Lewes District Council Offices, Fort Road: Norman Baker MP Surgery, July 16. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

Town Centre and Harbour: Newhaven Cormorant – Zepa Newhaven – Generik Vapeur, July 16.


Railway Station (north side): Cycle Ride – Explore the Northern Escarpment of the South Downs, 6hrs with Dave Pearce, 10.30am July 17. Pre booking desirable 07986 465700.


Downsview Farm, Laughton Road: Car Boot Sale, 2pm July 16. In aid of Laughton Community Primary School.


Various addresses: Seaford in Bloom Open Gardens Day, from 2pm July 17 – details from Seaford Information Centre.


Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (01243) 811363: Rare and Traditional Breeds Show, July 17.


Hempstead Meadows: Uckfield Festival – Hempstead Meadows Open Day, 10am-noon July 16.

Luxford Field: Churches Together in Uckfield’s Annual Family Fun Day, 2pm July 17.

Uckfield Library: Uckfield Festival - Dancing with Bears, children’s stories and songs, 2.15pm-2.45pm July 16.

Weald Hall, Civic Centre: Uckfield Festival - Last Night of the Proms, 7.30pm July 17.



De la Warr Pavilion Galleries 1 and 2 (01424) 229111: Catherine Yass, 10am-6pm until Sept 4.


Brighton Dome Foyer Bar (01273) 709709: Young At Art 2011, 10am-5pm until July 17.

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Cafe Balcony: Rob Silverstone, Faces of Brighton, July 19-Sept 18.


The Hawth Theatre Foyer (01293) 553636: Adele Gibson, July 17-30.


Village Hall: The Attic Club’s annual exhibition of paintings, prints and collage until July 17, 11am-5pm. We hope as many visitors as possible will come along to enjoy this year’s exciting exhibition of works in oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastels, gouache and mixed media. The Attic Club is proud to welcome new members who will be exhibiting their work at this event for the first time.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road (01323) 737677: Feline Art by Gordon Hutson at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon July 16.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Goodies and Some Untold Kapers, July 15-27.


Arts Hut (01323) 831831: Garden Party. Paintings, ceramics and sculpture by nine local artists, 9am-5pm Wed-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat until Aug 20.

Lime Cross Nursery (01323) 833229: Sculpture In The Garden, sculpture by seven local artists, until Aug 7.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane (01273) 487744: Platinum, 10.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, July 16-21.


Blank Studios and Gallery, 108 North Street: From Edge to Edge, urban roaming workshop with CiCi Blumstein, 11.30am-4.30pm July 16.


Wealden Skills Centre: Phil Duncan, 10am-4pm at Uckfield Art Trail, until July 17.



Village Hall: Arlington Art Group, untutored and informal, all ages and abilities, 7-9pm Thursdays. More information from 01323 485153.


Village Hall: Village Hall Market, first Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01435 863795.


United Reformed Church hall, Upperton Road: Concentus Chorale. Rehearsals Mondays, 7.30-9.45pm. For details ring 01323 643358 email supergran009@aol.com


Inn on the Park: Live Jazz with the Chicago Jazzmen, 8.30pm every Thurs.


Art classes in Hailsham, ring Eileen on 01323 848361 for more details.

Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Old Time Dancing, Wednesdays 7.30pm-10pm, £2 per evening incl refreshments. Details from Edna 01323 847506 or Dave 500180.


Village Hall: Village Hall Market, second Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01323 811286.


All Saints Arts Centre, Friars Walk: Oyster project Drop In and Community Cafe, every Wednesday 11.30am-2.30pm. Home cooked hot lunch with veggie option, snacks.

Crown Court bus stop: In and Out of Twittens, tours around Lewes High Street finding bits not in the guide books, 11am/2.30pm Wednesdays, June-Sept, £3.50. Details (01323) 890179.

Dairy Studio: Young artists (11+) and little artists (8+) paint in a professional art studio, alternate Sundays in term time, call Susie 858438/www.dairystudio-art courses.

Elephant and Castle (upstairs): Concertinas Anonymous, informal sessions for concertina players, 8pm second Tues evening of the month. Admission free.

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

Lewes FC: Five week Health and Lifestyle Information Course, Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm. £2 per session.

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

The Pelham Arms (01273) 476149: DJ Task Saturday Safari, every week from 8pm.

The Tetley Hut, Ham Lane: Lewes Sea Cadets, 6.45-9.15pm Tuesdays, for boys and girls aged 12-18. Sailing, canoeing, barbecues, national vocational qualifications and much more. Contact Heather Wells 01273 487234 or email tsdefiance.lewes@btinternet.com


Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road: Newhaven Community Choir – new choir for Newhaven. £5 a session, first session is free, 7-9pm. No need to read music of have previous singing experience, just come along. For details/ bookings ring Stella Clifford 01273 611861.


Cradle Hill School, Lexden Road (01323) 492791: Seaford Choral Society rehearsals. There is no audition. Mondays in November.

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 Peter’s Church Hall, Blatchington: Yoga classes for the less able organised by the Seaford Group of the Eastbourne and South Wealden Multiple Sclerosis Society, 11am-noon Thursdays. £4 per lesson.


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


Foresters’ Hall, Harcourt Road: Uckfield Community Orchestra is an orchestra for ages 8 to 88, we are a friendly and enthusiastic group and would love to meet new members of any ability. We meet weekly during term-time on Wednesday 6.15-8pm. If you play an orchestral instrument, especially strings, do come along, or call Sundari on 01342 823099. You can also view our web-site: www.uckfield-community-orchestra.co.uk

Luxford Centre: Uckfield Art Group, Tuesdays 7pm-9pm. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere www.uckfieldartgroup.co.uk or ring 01825 765021.


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



Royal Oak, Station Street: Sussex Military History Society – Escape and Evasion, MI9 by John Burton, 8pm July 20.

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Don Bishop and a Piano by Don Bishop, 2pm July 15; Spanish Civil War by Roger Price, 2pm July 18.



Lay-by at Arlington Reservoir: Beachy Head Ramblers – Churches, Fields and Downs, 11.5 miles with Gill 01323 642065, 10am July 17.


The Four Counties Forest car park on B2026: Nordic Fitness Walk around the Clumps of Ashdown Forest, 6.5 miles with Nigel Bentley, Oaleafe Sussex Ramblers, 2pm July 16. Pre booking advisable 01323 871554.


Barcombe Mills car park: Walks for Well-Being, Barcombe Trio, 5.5 miles with Louise Gorst, Sole and Souls, 2.30pm July 16. Pre booking essential 01273 813722.


Village car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Kittiwake-up-call, 9 miles with Peter L 01444 415367, 10am July 19.


Firle Beacon car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Firle to Alciston, Off the Beaten track, 11 miles with Malcolm and Marilyn 01323 762457, 10am July 20.


Station Road car park: Park Wood and the Cuckoo Trail, 4 miles with Andy Mitchell ESCC, 2pm July 17.


Bus Station: Lewes Footpaths Group – Barcombe, 9.40am Bus 125 to Barcombe with Graham 472678, July 19.

Railway Station forecourt: Lewes to Uckfield Rail Line walk, 10 miles with Ian Smith and Duncan Bennett, 10.30am July 16.


West entrance to Pevensey Castle: Beachy Head Ramblers – Levels to Chilley and Rickney, 4.5 miles with Andrew 01323 761179, 6.45pm July 21.


Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – King Alfred, The Local RAF and The Plague, 5 miles with David J 486521, 9.30am July 21; Sidley Circular, 10-10.5 miles with Dorothy 01424 210454, 9.30am July 21.


Ninfield Road car park: Stepping out to follow the Sidley to Crowhurst Railway, 5 miles with Paul Wright, Bexhill Museum 11am July 17.


Bridge Cottage: Uckfield Festival – Shortbridge: The Long Way around, 7 miles, 9.30am July 15; New Town and Ancient Woods, 3 miles 4pm July 17.


Willingdon Triangle: Polegate Ramblers Leisure Walk: Ratton Roundabout, 2-3 miles with Ursula 485518, 10.15am July 21.