What’s On - from September 30



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Random Friday - Nordic Giants, PH Harvey Film Shorts, Shelley Parker, 7pm Sept 30.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Soulful Singing, 11am Oct 1/8/22; Frock Me! Fashion Fair, 11am-5pm Oct 2.

Jubilee Square and Brighton Jubilee Library: Greek Dance: A focus into the past, Kalamus Trio, Lyra Greek Dancers, 2pm Oct 1.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: The Space, 8pm Oct 6; Hammer & Tongue, 7.30pm Oct 6.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Jaleo Flamenco Night, 8.30pm Oct 6.


Village Hall: Village Market, 10am-noon Oct 1.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Murder Mystery Dinner, 8pm Oct 1.


Barnsgate Manor Vineyard, A26 between Uckfield and Crowborough: NSPCC/Childline Autumn Fair, 10.30am-3.30pm Oct 5. Selection of original and stylish gifts, ample parking, refreshments available.


Observatory Science Centre: Open Evening, 6.30pm-11pm Oct 1.


Winderness Wood: Fungi Forays: Death or Dinner? Hunt for fungi with Anne Yarrow, 10.30am-12.30pm Oct 2/12/16/19.


Harvey’s Brewery: Long Man Morris Men, Oct 1.

Priory School, Mountfield Road: Lewes Bread Club – Harvest Bread, 10am Oct 1.

The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Photographing Art and crafts for Marketing – a beginners’ workshop, 10am-5pm Oct 1 or 2. Enquiries and bookings 01273 604495, jerry@photo-media.org or 01273 470199.

Various locations: Lewes Food and Drink Festival, Sept 30-Oct 9.


Seaford Head Golf club, Southdown Road: Family Race Night, 7.30pm Oct 1.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: School Of Shock, A Filmmaking course like no other, Oct 1-29.



Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade: Tibetan Sand Mandala, 9.30am-6pm Mon-Fri, 10.30am-11.30am Sat, Oct 3-8.


St Peter’s Church, Chailey Green: Wedding Festival, display of wedding dresses from the 50’s to the present day, together with flowers and music, 10am-6pm Oct 7/8, 11.30am-6pm Oct 9. Admission by programme, in aid of St Peter’s Church Funds.


The Hawth Theatre foyer (01293) 553636: Crawley Camera Club exhibition, until Sept 24; Oriel High School Exhibition, until Oct 7.


Eastbourne College, Old Wish Road, Birley Centre: A Celebration of College Art and Design and Technology, 9am-5pm until Nov 22.

Eastbourne College, Old Wish Road, Casson Gallery: Year 9 artwork illustrating the Birley Centre under Construction, 9am-5pm until Jan 6.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Mary McManus and Jackie Steggall at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Oct 1.


Chequer Mead, Greenstede Gallery (01342) 302000: Robert meldrum, until Oct 5.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: People and Places – Karren Urben and Karen Norfolk, 10.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, until Oct 6.

Lan sdown Gallery: Leslie Norah Hills, until Oct 5.


The Crypt Gallery: The Janet Redden Art Group exhibition, from 10.30am Oct 1-6.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Archivia, until Oct 8.



Coachwerks, 19 Hollingdean Terrace: Community Caff, 10am-1pm Saturdays; Capoeira, 7.30pm Mondays; Stray Signals, 7pm first Tuesday of the month; Contemporary Dance, 6.30pm Wednesdays.

Fiddler’s Elbow, 11 Boyces Street: QUIZness Time, 8pm Tuesdays.

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

Mash Tun, 1 Church Street: Tin Cup Collective, five piece soul/funk band, 9pm Wednesdays; They Mostly Come at Night, Indy, rock, electro, hip hop, 9pm Thursdays.

Open House, 146 Springfield Road: Jazz Workshop, 8pm Tuesdays.


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.

Lewesiana, High Street: Introduction to DSLR photography classes, 6.30-9pm Mondays from Sept 5. Jerry 07711 519948.

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

YMCA, Westgate Street: Egyptian Dance general level 13 week course, beginners welcome, 7pm-8.30pm from Sept 8. To book ring 07710362229, (01273) 206944.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Trinity Youth Theatre Company, Mondays until Nov 28.


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.



St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Palestine and Israel by Patricia Cockrell, 2pm Sept 30/Oct 3.

Town Hall (Fisher Street entrance): Lewes Archaeology Group lecture, 7.30pm Sept 30.

Town Hall Lecture Room: Friends of Lewes Autumn Lecture – Millions Like Us by Virginia Nicholson, about women in wartime, 7.45pm Oct 7.



Car park: Ramblers Association Walk in the Woods, Fields, Downs Rivers, Even Woods, 12 miles with Andrew 01323 761179, 10am Oct 5.


Abbey Green: A walk in the woods around Battle, 6 miles with John Harmer, Rother Ramblers, 10am Oct 4.

Railway Station: A walk in the woods around Battle, 3 miles with John Harmer, Rother Ramblers, 1.30pm Oct 4.


Stanmer park, car park by the pond: Beachy Head Ramblers – Stanmer Stroll, 12.5 miles with Judi 01273 299981, 10am Oct 2.


Football club car park: Bedelands Farm LNR – autumnal landscapes, 5 miles with Geoffrey Mead, Burgess Hill Green Circle, 10am Oct 2.


Vicarage Road, Burwash Common: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Dudwell Valley Explorer, 7.3 miles with William 01444 831098, 10.45am Oct 2.


Lower public car park, close to Ram Inn: Firle Downland Ridge, A Nordic Fitness Walk, 6 miles with Nigel Bentley, Oakleafe Sussex Nordic Walking, 1.50pm for 2pm Oct 2. Booking essential 01323 871554.


Ashdown Forest Visitor Centre: Hailsham Ramblers, 10 mile walk on the forest, bring a packed lunch, 9.20am Oct 2. (Tel 01323 485585).

Cuckoo Trail car park (off South Road): Hailsham Ramblers, 5 miles between Willingdon and Jevington (Tel 01323 842376), 9.20am Oct 5; or short stroll aong the river bank between Barcombe and The Anchor (Tel 01323 440624), 9.20am Oct 5.


The top of The Street, past the Juggs Pub: Sussex Pathfinders – 7 miles Kingston near Lewes, 10am Oct 1.


North Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – Nutley/Sheffield Forest with Hilda and Graham 472678, 9.30am Oct 2.

Railway Station: Beachy Head Ramblers – Mount Caburn and Lewes, 9 miles with John K 01323 439889, 10.30am Oct 1.


Polegate Library: Polegate Ramblers - Leisure Walk: Polegate Twittens, 2.5 to 3 miles with Rick 482138, 10am Oct 6.

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Alciston to Firle Tower, 5 miies with Hilary and Howard 472174, 9.30am Oct 6; Polegate Circular, 9 miles with Margot 07909305364, 9.30am Oct 6.


Bridge Cottage, High Street: New Town, 3 miles, 10am Sept 30; Town Centre, 1.5 miles, 1pm Sept 30; The Streatfield Impact, 3 miles 2pm Sept 30; Shortbridge and Lake Wood, 7 miles 9.30am Oct 1; New Town, 3 miles, 2pm Oct 1; Northern Uckfield, 4 miles, 6pm Oct 1; The Streatfield Impact, 3 miles, 2pm Oct 2; New Town and Redgewood, 4 miles, 6pm Oct 2; Town Centre, 1pm Oct 5; Three Parishes, 5 miles, 2pm Oct 5; New Town and Ridgewood, 4 miles, 6pm Oct 5.


Car park: Circular walk from Woodingdean, 12 miles with Brian, South Downs Society, 10am Oct 6.