What’s on - January 17 2014



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Jan 16-19; Terry Garoghan: The Man in Slacks, 1pm Jan 19; Racing Minds, 8pm Jan 19; Krater Comedy Club, Jan 23-26.

The Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street 020 3287 5533: The Big Saturday night comedy show: Andrew Watts, Sean McLauchlin, Sami Stone, Mark Diamond and compere Lenny Peters, 8.30pm Jan 18.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Sean Hughes – Penguins, 8pm Jan 18.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Dome and Strings Attached Coffee Concert Series, Soloists of the Royal College of Music, 11am Jan 19.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Foden’s Band, 3pm Jan 19.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Music That Made The Movies, 4pm Jan 19. In aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Pianist Leo Nicholson, 2.45pm Jan 19.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Jukebox and Bobbysox, ,7.30pm, Jan 17; Choral Praise, 7pm, Jan 18; The ELO Experience, 8pm, Feb 7 .


Sussex Downs College: Nicholas Yonge Society concert, 7.45pm Jan 24.


Cross Way, Steyne Road (01323) 895812: Seaford Music Society, Adelia Myslov, violin with piano, 7.45pm Jan 17.



Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Teresa Currie, 10am-noon Fri, 10am-4pm Sat Jan 10-Feb 1.

The Towner Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road: John Skoog, Jan 18-March 30.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Warpaint, 8pm Jan 23.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Too Darn Soulful, 11pm Jan 17; Spellbound, 9pm Jan 18.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Guy Tortora and Ben Tysak, 7.45pm Jan 22.


The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: The Rockin’ Berries Farewell Show with the Ivy League, 7.30pm Jan 18.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Jazz night with The Neal Richardson Quartet, 8pm Jan 17; Rick Townend at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Jan 18.


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

Barn, Church Centre, Causeway: Evening of swinging jazz featuring Andy Walker and friends in aid of the Friends of St. Mary’s Church. Jan 18 at 7.45 pm. Tickets £13 each available from Waterstone’s and Church Office, Church Centre, in advance only by Jan16, to include fish and chip supper. Licensed bar for beer and wine.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: U2 Tribe, 8pm Jan 17; We R Bob Aka Zora plus Chez, 3pm Jan 19.

Elephant & Castle: The Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Sussex All Day Sing, January 18.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Band of Brothers, 7.45pm Jan 17.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Richard Durrant, 7.30pm Jan 17; Compaid’s Got Talent 2013, Jan 18.


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: Robin Cousins’ ICE, Jan 22-Feb 2.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, The Official Stage Tour, 2.30pm/7.30pm Jan 18; Same Sky and Different Planet Arts, Otherworld, Jan 23/24.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Old Times, Jan 17-25.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: The Pride, 7.45pm Jan 14-18 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); Happy Days, 7.45pm Jan 20-25 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).


The Hawth (01293 553636): Cinderella, Jan 5; Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Jan 11 to 19.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Brendan Cole - Licence to Thrill, 7.30pm Jan 16.


Hailsham Pavilion, George Street (01323) 841414: Jack and the Beanstalk, Jan 20-26.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Adult Panto: Screwge! 8pm Jan 17; The Simon and Garfunkel Story, 7.30pm Jan 18.


St Marys Social Centre, Christie Road: Dick Whittington, Jan 11-18. www.stmaryspanto.org or box office 01273 477733.


Community Centre, Windsor Way: Polegate Community Association Drama Group presents Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates, 7.30pm Jan 18-26 (no evening performances Jan 19/20/26), matinees 2.30pm Sat/Sun. Tickets from Archer & Partners, 48 High Street 01323 483348 or www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk


The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane (01323) 897426: Beauty and the Beast, Jan 17-19.

Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Bolshoi: Jewels, 3pm Jan 19.


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.

HORSHAM German Club meets third Friday of month, 7.30pm, Park Barn, North Street, Horsham. Contact: Caroline Ingham 01403 270084. Meetings are bi-lingual. We are a friendly, social group and have a varied programme about Germany and its culture.

LEWES Riverside Club, Life of a Chorister by Richard Saunders at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes, 2pm Jan 17.


BRIGHTON and Hove Archaeological Society lecture: If it’s not a brick, what is it? The story of buildings and building materials that are not what they seem by Ron Martin at the Ventnor Hall, central United Reformed Church, Blatchington Road Hove 2.30pm Jan 18. Non-members £3.

COWFOLD: Walk. Park and meet at 10:30am at the football field in the centre of Cowfold village. 4¾ mile gentle, flat, circular, sociable HDC Health walk (some stiles) through quiet lanes and paths. Dogs on a lead. 2½ hours. Jill 01403 250511.

HANDCROSS: Swim-1st Triathlon Club. Beginners and all abilities welcome, 16 years+. Saturday mornings 7-8am swim training at Handcross Park School. More information from 07910 532 710; www.swim-1st.co.uk/triathlon.html or e-mail triathlon@swim-1st.co.uk.

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at Lewes District Council offices, Fort Road, Newhaven, Jan 18. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

PAWS and Claws Book Fair at Lewes Town Hall (side entrance), 10am-4pm Jan 18. 40 dealers offering 1000’s of books. Refreshments available.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Winter Walk from Alfriston, 10 miles with Geoff and Jackie 01323 730915. Meet at the park in North Road, Alfriston 10am Jan 19.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Hassocks Circular, 5 miles with Frances 01273 842628. Meet at Dale Avenue long stay car park, Hassocks, 10.30am Jan 19.

SUSSEX: Small friendly group meet on Sunday afternoons for a sociable 4-5 mile walk in the Sussex area.  For details please contact Ann (01403-267149) or Norman (01403-269144).


CONCENTUS Chorale begin new term rehearsals at the United Reformed Church Hall, Upperton Road, Eastbourne 7.30pm Mondays.

FOOD Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meeting at The Wood Room, St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane, Lewes 8pm Mondays.


MID Sussex Ramblers, Scaynes Hill Circular, 5.2 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Scaynes Hill Common car park, 10am Jan 21.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Pills, Potions and Patients by Peter Hill, 7.30pm Jan 21 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford.

STEYNING: Health Walk. 2 mile circular HDC Health Walk, various routes. A few stiles and small inclines. Meet at the Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane at 11am. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¼ hours. Linda 01903 816865 or Lyn 01903 369752.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Ups and Down Around the Seven Sisters, 10 miles with Liz 01323 726120. Meet at East Dean village car park, 10am Jan 22.

LEWES Footpaths Group walk, Shortgate, 5.5 miles with Robert 474357. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Jan 22.

STEYNING & District Flower Club meet at Steyning Centre monthly - 4th wednesday - 7.30pm (except August & September). For more information please contact 01903 812007.


POLEGATE Ramblers, East Dean to Birling Gap, 4 miles with Brenda 482872 and Rita 488553. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Jan 23. Or, Will We Escape The Ice This year? 8 miles with Jill 737073. Bus 51 at rec 9.15am or Tesco Hailsham 9.29am Jan 23.

WEST CHILTINGTON: Walk. All welcome, meet West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ083179) at 10am. Circular, 4-5 mile HDC Health Walk, some stiles, moderate slopes, may incorporate windmills, vineyards, llamas and good views of the South Downs. No dogs. 2 hours. Sue 01403 255710.