What’s on - January 24 2013



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Jimmy Carr, Gagging Order, 8pm Jan 25/26.

The Iron Duke pub and hotel: David Whitney, 8pm Jan 25.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Barnstormers Comedy Club, 8.15pm, Feb 1; Milton Jones – On The Road, 8pm, Feb 5.


The Capitol (01403) 750220: Simon Day, Comedy and Error, 7.30pm, Feb 10.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Daniel Bye: The Price of Everything, 8pm Jan 25.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2.45pm Jan 27.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Forever Jackson, 7.30pm, Feb 1; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm, Feb 2;


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: London Philharmonic Orchestra, 3pm Jan 27.


The Capitol (01403) 750220: The Soldiers, 7.30pm, Jan 25; Strictly Music Hall, Wickham’s Wandering Oldtyme Stagers, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Jan 26; Unforgettable: The Hits of The 1950s and 60s, 7.30pm, Feb 1; Blake – Live In Concert, The 2013 UK Tour, 8pm, Feb 8.


Sussex Downs College: Nicholas Yonge Society, Cavaleri Quartet. Janacek, Harvey and Beethoven Quartets, 7.45pm Jan 25. Tickets available from localboxoffice.com, at the door or Lewes Travel.


Ringmer Village Hall: Songs From The Shows presented by the Rotary Club of Lewes and the Lewes Operatic Society, 7.30pm, £10 (includes ‘ploughman’s supper’). Tickets from Lewes Travel. Call 01273 472466, Jan 26.



Deans Place: The Blue Cafe Jazz present a Jazz Burns Night Special, 7pm Jan 25. Booking on 01323 874120.


Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: The X Factor Live, 6.30pm Jan 29/30.

Brighton Jazz Club @ The Verdict, Edward Street: Chris Lawrence Quartet featuring John Parricelli and Frank Ricotti, £14/12, Jan 25.

Hilton Metropole Hotel: Don McMurray’s Stompers, live New Orleans style trio, in the restaurant, 12.30pm-3pm Sundays.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: One Night of Elvis, 7.45pm Jan 28; Motown’s Greatest Hits, How Sweet It Is, 7.45pm Jan 31.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Beyond The Barricade, 7.30pm Jan 31.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: The Bohemians: A Night of Queen, 7.30pm Jan 25.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Lets Hang On – The Music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, 8pm Jan 25; Jackson – Live in Concert, 8pm Jan 26.


The Anchor Hotel: Stan’s Showcase. Simon King (guitarist and founder member of The Collector), Jan 27.

Horsham Unitarian Church: Folk concert: Music Hall, Sea Shanties and Parlour Songs, 7.30pm, call 01403 267271, Feb 8.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Cajun Dawgs, 8pm Jan 25; Paul Diello, 3pm Jan 27.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Jackie Oates with Tristan Seume, 8pm Jan 24, Folk at The Royal Oak – Mary Humphreys and Anahata, 8pm Jan 31.


East Beach Cafe , Littlehampton (01903 731 903): Beat the Blues Jazz Evening, Jan 25


Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Sally Ironmonger, 7.45pm Jan 25.


The Sussex Oak, Church Street, 01403 265028: Live Jazz with Andy Walker and friends. Starts 8pm. (Takes place on the second and last Thursday every month.)



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: BalletBoyz, Jan 29; Miss Saigon, Jan 29-Feb 2.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Two plays, Far Away and Seven Jewish Children, until Jan 26.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: That’ll Be The Day, 7.45pm Jan 30.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Burns Night Murder Mystery Night, 8pm Jan 25; My BIG Little Sister, Jan 24-26; Officially Amazing Science Live! 7pm, Jan 30; Little Red Riding Hood, Feb 7 - 10.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: One Night in Vienna, 7.30pm Jan 26.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Larry, 7.45pm Jan 25.

Haywards heath

The Hub Theatre, Haywards Heath Campus (01444 446840): Central Festival, Contemporary scripted pieces performed by BTEC Performing Arts Aand A Level Theatre Studies, Feb 5 to 8.


The Capitol (01403) 750220: Romeo and Juliet, 7.30pm Jan 28, 1.30pm and 7.30pm Jan 29; An Audience With The Duke of Windsor, 8pm, Feb 7.


Little Theatre, Lancaster Street (01273) 474826: Lewes Theatre Club presents Shakespeare’s R&J (7.45pm ex Sun) Jan 26-Feb 2 (Feb 2 mat 2.45pm).


Village Hall: Plumpton Pantomime Society presents Dick Turpin, 7.30pm, until Jan 26 (Sun mat 3pm, Sat mat 2.30pm). For ticket information contact Jo Taylor on 890450.


Community Centre: Polegate Pantomime, Cinderella, until Jan 27. Tickets from Archer and Partners, 48 High Street 01323 483348.


Village Hall: Jack and the Beanstalk, Jan 25-27. Tickets available from the Abergavenny Arms.


The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane: Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, 7.30pm Jan 23-27 (Sat/Sun mat 2.30pm). Tickets david.foster27@virgin.net or 01323 492240.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, 10am/1pm Jan 23; One Night in Vienna, 7.30pm Jan 24; The Classic Rock Show, 7.30pm Jan 31.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Politically Incorrect: The Songs of Tom Lahrer, 8pm Jan 31.


SEAFORD: Touchwood Piano Quartet will be playing works by Schubert and Dvorak at 7.45pm in Cross Way, Steyne Road. This is rescheduled from last Friday.

LEWES: Children’s Centre, YMCA: Every Friday 10am-noon Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.


BURGESS HILL: Ballroom Dance. Burgess Hill School for Girls, Croft Hall, Keymer Road, RH15 0EG. Ballroom, latin and sequence dancing. 8pm. Doors open 7.45pm. Cost: £5. Refreshments included. Ample free on-site parking. Just turn up on the night. Enquiries: 07767 411115 or 01444 248926.

BURGESS HILL: St Edwards Parish Church, Royal George Rd, Church open from 9.30am to 1pm. Coffee Stop and produce sale. Come along for refreshments, brunches and lunches. Home made cakes, savouries and preserves are also on sale. All welcome. Admission free.

RINGMER: Songs From The Shows at Ringmer Village Hall, presented by the Rotary Club of Lewes and the Lewes Operatic Society who will be performing numbers from difference shows, including many favourites and shows they have put on in the past. 7.30pm, £10 per ticket, which includes a ‘ploughman’s supper’. Tickets from Lewes Travel on 01273 472466. This is a fund raising Charitable event for the Rotary Club of Lewes.

PEVENSEY Castle Car Park: The Pevensey Ghost Walk with Robert Stevens Bassett, every Saturday, 7.30pm.


STOMPERS: Hilton Metropole Hotel, Brighton: Don McMurray’s Stompers, live New Orleans style trio in the restaurant 12.30-3pm Sundays.

ART: 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.


SINGING: 6th Form Centre, Mile Oak Road, Portslade, 7pm-9pm (Term-time). Potential new singers are warmly invited to meet and sing alongside existing members in friendly and enjoyable surroundings. With proven benefits to mind, body and soul, experience concerts, tours, festivals and workshops, singing a range of music with professional instrumentalists and soloists. Visit www.sussexvoiceworks.co.uk/ call 01293 41966.

LEWES: All Saints Centre (small hall): Drum Unity – Community drum circle, kids and parents 7pm-7.30pm, adults only 7.45pm-8.30pm Mondays; Pre-school drum group, 9.30am under 3s, 10.10am 3-5yrs, Mondays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk

CHOIR: Salvation Army Hall, Conway Street, Hove: Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir meet, 7.30-9.30pm Mondays. Details on 01273 323733 or www.brightonwelshmalevoicechoir.co.uk


BURGESS HILL: Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: The Sussex Harmonisers, male Barbershop chorus, rehearse every Tuesday 7.30–10.15pm. If you like to sing, you’ll find it fun to sing with us and you don’t have to be able to read music. New voices (Baritones and Tenors especially) are always welcome so just come along and see what goes on; ring Brian Beglin on 01273 553102 for more details; or take a look at our website, www.sussexharmonisers.org.uk

QUIZ: Leconfield, 116/117 Edward Street, Brighton: Tuesday Teaser (Quiz), Tuesdays 9pm.

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

SEAFORD: 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 LEONARDS-ON-SEA: 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


CHARITY Speed Dating for people in their 30s and 40s at The West Quay pub, Brighton Marina, from 7.30pm-10.30pm. Cost: £10. £5 goes to children’s charity CLIC.

QUIZ: The Cornerstone, 2-6 Elm Grove, Brighton: It’s Almost a Quiz, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm.

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

PEACEHAVEN: Church Hall, Bramber Avenue: Two Left Feet, line dance class for absolute beginners, Wednesdays, 9.45-10.45am. No partner needed, suitable for all ages. Phone Joy on 01273 587714 for details.


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

YOGA: St Peter’s Church Hall, Blatchington, Seaford: 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.

LEWES: Equilibrium Studio, 33 Cliffe High Street: Pregnancy Clinic: Ante-Natal Yoga with Lexy, 5.45pm Thursdays.

SINGING: 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



Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens (03000 290900): Shoot the Wrx: Filmmaker and Artist Jeff Keen, until Feb 25.

ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place (info@onca.org.uk): Ghosts of Gone Birds, ongoing. Free admision. Our Time In Ice, February 28 to May 31.


De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill on Sea (01424 229111): Cycles of Radical Will by Shaun Gladwell. From February 2 to June 23.


The Hawth Theatre foyer (01293) 553636: Ania Gutek and Patricia Rowland, Jan 4-25.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Forrest Art Exhibition, open 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Jan 4-26


The Ashdown Forest Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row: Ashdown Forest – A Portrait in Watercolour by Oliver Pyle. The exhibition is held at weekends only from 11am to 5pm (or dusk) and runs until the end of March 2013.