What’s on - January 3 2014



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater comedy Club, Jan 3/4/9-12; Bent Double, 7.30pm Jan 5.


The Capitol , North Street (01403 750220): Barnstormers Comedy, 7.30pm, Jan 19



The Hawth (01293 553636): Pete Long’s All Star Goodmen Orchestra, Jan 12.


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


Tunbridge Wells

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Claire Palastanga & Kate Hasted, Dec 3-19; Sue Walker, Highlighting Form, Dec 21-Jan 11.



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Joe Strummer Remembrance Night, 7.30pm Jan 4.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Action for Happiness, 8pm Jan 7; Catalyst Club, 8pm Jan 9.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Stray Dogs at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Jan 4; Songwriters Circle, 1.30pm Jan 4.


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


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Global Funk Collective, 8pm Jan 4; Ray Owen, 3pm Jan 5.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Wassail, Jan 4.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm Jan 3.


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: Scrooge, Dec 23-Jan 4.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Who’s Been Sitting in My Chair, 11am/2pm Jan 2-4 (3-7yrs).

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Dec 17-Jan 5.


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


Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Dec 19-Jan 4.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Jan 9.

Haywards Heath

Clair Hall, Perrrymount Road (01444 455440): Jack and The Beanstalk by Weald Theatre Group. Annual charity pantomime from Jan 7 to 11. Tuesday to Friday: 7.30pm. Saturday 12pm to 5pm. Tickets: £5 to 12.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Dick Whittington until Jan 4.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Peter Pan, Dec 13-Jan 5; Horrible Histories Barmy Britain, Jan 30 to Feb 2; Dotty The Dragon, 2.30pm, Feb 8; Postman Pat, 1pm and 3.30pm, Feb 15.

tunbridge Wells

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Jack and the Beanstalk, Dec 13-Jan 5.


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.

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at 23 East Street Lewes, Jan 3. By appointment only, pleases call 01273 480281.


STORRINGTON: Walk. 8:30am from Glebe Surgery car park, Monastery Lane, Storrington (TQ 084144). 5¼ mile sociable HDC Health Walk to Wiggonholt Common and Parham Park. No dogs. 2 hours. Mick 01903 745971.

WORK PARTIES: Saturday and Sunday, January 4 and 5. Monthly work parties, no experience needed, tools provided. Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve, meet in car park off Maple Drive. Friends of Burgess Hill Green Circle Network. Saturday 9am to 1pm, Sunday 10am to 2pm. Contact: Mary Smith (secretary) on 01444 242667.

PLUMPTON GREEN: Jumble sale, 2pm. Plumpton Green Village Hall in aid of short mat bowls. Tombola, books, teas etc.


WALK: 6½ mile hilly, circular, free, sociable, HDC Health Walk, good views. Meet 10am Kithurst Hill car park (off the Storrington to Amberley road TQ070125). Dogs allowed on a lead. 2¾ hours. Mick 01903 745971

MID Sussex Ramblers, The Adur Valley, 7.5 miles with Alison G 01273 833794. Meet at the closed of end of St Nicholas’ Lane on south side of the churchyard of St Nicolas Church, Old Shoreham, 10.30am Jan 5.


HISTORY: Southwater Local History Group. Monthly meeting, 7.30pm at Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Don Dray will be presenting an illustrated talk entitled ‘The Roaring Twenties’. Non-members welcome - £3 entry. Further information: Jeremy Senneck Tel: 01403 731247.


WALK: 2 mile circular HDC Health Walk, various routes taking in parts of the village and its outskirts. 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.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Newick, 5 miles with Hilda and Graham 472678. Meet at Lewes Bus Station, to catch 9.28am Bus 121 to Newick, Jan 7.

MID Sussex Ramblers, South East of Haywards Heath, 6.4 miles with William 01444 831098. Meet at the fox and Hounds pub car park, Haywards Heath, 10am Jan 7.


HORSHAM: Every Wednesday. Meet 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax, Horsham. 1½ mile flat walk on hard-surfaced paths around the Park. HDC Health Walk suitable for the elderly and people recovering from illness, operation or accident. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours. Emmy 01403 255517.

MEDITATION: Horsham. 6pm to 7pm. Carol’s non-religious meditation and Reiki healing hour. Prompt start at the Unitarian Church hall, Worthing Road opposite bus station.

HASSOCKS HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: An illustrated presentation by Fred Maillardet, chairman of the Oldland Mill Trust entitled ‘The Restoration of Oldland Mill’. Adastra Hall, Hassocks, 7.45pm for 8pm. Contact; Sylvia Hancock 01273 844544.

LINDFIELD HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: 8pm in the King Edward Hall. Talk by Peter Lovett ‘The Natural Year (January to June). Entry £1 members, £2 non-members. www.lindfieldhorts.org.uk.

BEACHY Head Ramblers, 10 miles with Marilyn and Malcolm 07801 299107. Meet at North Road, Alfriston, 10am Jan 8.

BLOOD Donor session at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne 2pm-4.30pm and 5.30pm-8pm Jan 8.

SEAFORD District Stamp Club meet at Cross Way Church Hall, Styne Road, Seaford, 7.15pm for 7.30pm Jan 8. Members night showing stamps with the letters P Q R. All stamp collectors welcome. Tel: 01323 872226 www.seafordstampclub.co.uk.


NT LEWES Centre. On Jan 9 there will be a meeting at Priory school at 7.30pm. Talk, Landscapes of War and Peace: Sussex, the South Downs and the Western Front 1914-1918 by Dr John Godfrey. Non members welcome £3.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Birling Gap/Belle Tout/Beachy Head, 4.5 to 5 miles with Denise and Alex 487489; or Long Down on the Flat, 10 miles with Aled 484723. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Jan 9.