Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Pippa Evans – Work in Progress, 7pm July 17; Stuart Black: The Crossroads, 8.30pm July 17; Krater Comedy Club, July 18-20/24; Zoe Lyons: Mustard Cutter, 7pm July 20; Jen Brister: Wishful Thinking, 8.30pm July 20; Angela Barnes, 7pm July 21; Javier Jarquin – Joke Ninja, 8.30pm July 21; Lynn Ruth Miller – Not Dead Yet, 8.30pm July 22; Ellie Taylor – Elliementary, 7pm July 23; Tom Deacon: Get Your Deac-On, 8.30pm July 23; al Lubel in…I’m Still Al Lubel, 7pm July 24; Nathaniel Metcalfe: Trivial Pursuits, 8.30pm July 24.
Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800983290: Off the Cuff, 8pm July 19; Sara Pascoe Vs History, 9pm July 19; Anna Morris: Would Like to Thank… 8pm July 22; Tom Neenan: The Haunting at Lopham House, 8pm July 23; Sean McLaughlin and Mat Ewins, 8pm July 24.
Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm July 18.
Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy at the Con with Henning When, 8pm July 16/17.
Connaught Studio 01903 206206: Comedy 4 Kids, 2pm July 20; Matt’s Comedy Club, 8pm July 24.
Rudgwick Music Festival, Springbok Estate, Sachel Court Road: Headliner – Alvin Stardust. Willy Austen, Solice, T Slammers, emerging talent Emilee Lucia, the Furious Badgers and the Surrey Hills Ukulele Big Band. Saturday, August 16. Tickets are available from the website or from the gate on the day. People can visit www.rmfblues.org.uk for full details or follow the official Facebook and Twitter feeds. For further information contact John Brigden on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07785 281272.
The Capitol (01403 750220): No Jacket Required (Phil Collins tribute), 8pm, July 19; Voice From The Coal Shed, 7.30pm, July 26; Purple Zeppelin, 7.30pm, August 2.
Human Nature Garden, Horsham Park: Horsham Garden Music Festival. Musicians Showcase, July 19; Music from Stage, July 20; Jazz, Blues and Soul, July 26; Rock Concert, July 27. Tickets available from www.horshamgardenmusicfestival.co.uk, Cakes by D & M by the swans in Swan Walk and B52’s in Piries Place. There will also be an opportunity to buy tickets from the Horsham Garden Music Festival stand at Sparks in the Park. Adults £7, children (5-15) £5. Under 5s are free. Should any tickets be left they will be available on the gate at £12 and £9.
Town Hall: Brass Band Concert to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WWI, 3pm July 19. Free entry with retiring collection in aid of The Royal British Legion.
De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Elvis Costello Solo in Concert, 7pm July 17.
Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: High Tyde, 7pm July 18; Spellbound, 9pm July 19; Chris Simmons, 7.30pm July 22.
Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Click Club, The soul of disco, 9pm July 18; Herb Denton’s Last Dime, 8pm July 22; The Ratells, July 24.
Coolham Live Music Club, Coolham Village Hall: The Sam Kelly Band and The Ali Maas Band, July 26. Tickets cost £20, with fish and chip supper, or £15 without. Bring your own drinks. Doors open 7pm, show starts at 7.30pm. For tickets contact Graeme Tame on 07889 775173. For info visit www.tamepromotions.co.uk.
Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Chas & Dave Summer Special, 7.30pm July 17; Abba Mania, 7.30pm July 18; Jake and Elwood, The best Blues Brothers Show in the World – Ever! 7.30pm July 19.
Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Black Strap Molasses at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon July 19.
Winter Garden (01323) 412000: John Mann Music Show, 2.30pm July 24.
Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Tatsmith, July 18; Fleur de Paris, July 20.
Foundry Gallery, 32 North Street:Musicians v Pastelists v Musicians. Internationally renowned musicians The Adventurists will be improvising from 3pm to 4pm and 5pm to 6pm and for £5 per session (on the door only) anyone can come and ‘pastel’ in response on the Great Wall. 7pm – Arthur Brown, Sam Walker, Daniel Marcus Clark, Shona Foster, Buster Cottham will perform. Tickets £7(plus 50p booking fee) from Union Music, 1 Lansdown Place, Lewes, BN7 2JT. 01273 474053 or £8 on the door. July 24.
Assembly Hall 01903 206206: Geno Washington, 7.30pm July 19.
Arundel Castle: Alfesco Shakespare by GB Theatre Company. The Comedy of Errors, August 21; Macbeth, August 22; The Comedy of Errors, August 23;. 5.30pm castle grounds open, 6.30pm The Collector Earl’s Garden gates open, 7.30pm performances start. Tickets in advance: Adults £26, children (5-15) £16. Tickets on the night (subject to availability): Adults £28 Children (5-15) £18. Book online at www.gbtheatrecompany.com/arundelcastle.html. Further information: www.arundelcastle.org.
De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Bexhill Roaring 20s, July 19; Monty Python Live (Mostly), July 20.
Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Have a Word, 7.45pm July 23.
Emporium Theatre, 88 London Road: Emporium and Chocolate Box Theatre present Into The Woods. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by James Lapine. Until July 27. Tickets: email@example.com..
Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Tonight at 8.30, 7.45pm July 16-19 (Thurs mat 2.30pm, Sat 12.30pm/4pm); April in Paris, 7.45pm July 22-26 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).
Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: An Evening with Des O’Connor, 3pm July 20.
Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: All Creatures Great and Small, 7.45pm July 14-19; The Widow, 7.45pm July 22-26 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).
Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Oh, Lovely, What a War! 7.30pm July 19/26; The Pantaloons: History of Britain, 7pm July 23.
Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Dormansland Primary School presents Robin Hood, 7.30pm July 17; Meads Primary School: Wind in the Willows, 2pm July 18; Oh! What a Lovely War, July 23-25.
Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: La triviata, 5.50pm July 17; La finta giardiniera, 5.05pm July 18/23; Don Giovanni, 5.10pm July 19; La triviata, 4.35pm July 20, 5.50pm July 24.
The Capitol (01403 750220): The Piper, July 16 and 17; The Sooty Show, 11am and 2.30pm, July 20; Hairspray, August 8-9.
The Players Theatre: STAB Productions, a new independent theatre company, presents Two by Jim Cartwright and The Donahue Sisters by Geraldine Aron, July 26, 8pm. Tickets are £8 from www.stabproductions.co.uk or 01273 936808.
Lewes Little Theatre, Lancaster Street (01273) 474826: Time of My Life, 7.45pm July 19-26 (not Sun) (Sat mat 2.45pm).
Highdown Gardens, Littlehampton Road 01903 206206: As You Like It, 7.30pm July 22-27 (Sat/Sun mat 2pm).
LEWES Speaker’s Festival at All Saints Centre, Friars Walk 0333 666 3366. Ann Widdecombe. Strictly Ann: The Autobiography, 4.45pm July 18; Mark Tully, The Magic of India, 6.30pm July 18; Kate Adie. Fighting on Home Front – The Legacy of Women in World War One, 8.15pm July 18.
SUMMER Lecture: Virginia in Sussex, at Monk’s House Rodmell, 7.30pm July 18. Booking essential (01273) 474760.
FARMERS’ Market in the Cliffe Precinct, Lewes, 9am-1pm July 19.
ILLUSTRATED Talk, McGill’s War 1914-18 by John Wilton at the Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne, 2pm July 19. Free entry.
LEWES Speaker’s Festival at All Saints Centre, Friars Walk 0333 666 3366. Gerard Lyons, The consolations of Economics, 10am July 19; Lucy Hughes-Hallett. The Pike – Gabriele d’Annunzio: Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War, 11.45am July 19; Andrew Williams, A Very Biriths Killing, 1.30pm July 19; David Leigh and Luke Harding, Wikileaks, 3.15pm July 19; Jonathan Meades, An Encylclopaedia of Myself, 5pm July 19; Luke Harding. The Snowden Files: The True Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man, 6.45pm July 19; Ann Treneman. Finding The Plot – 100 Graves to Visit Before You Die, 8.30pm July 19.
MID Sussex Ramblers, Celia’s Birthday Walk – Circular from Keymer, 4 miles with Eric and Celia 01273 843715. Meet at the Thatched Inn, Keymer, 10.30am July 19.
STARFISH in the Park, acoustic music festival, in The Paddock, Lewes, noon-8pm July 19. Free event. Visit: starfishlewes.co.uk for details.
Charity Car Wash: 10am to 4pm. Paradise Park will be hosting a Charity Car Wash organized by the Community Transport for the Lewes Area Ltd (CTLA), they are a registered charity providing affordable, accessible transport for individuals and groups in the Lewes District and other parts of East Sussex who find it difficult to access normal forms of transport. They operate a fleet of minibuses, most vehicles are wheelchair accessible and all are easily accessible for all people with mobility problems.
Table Top Sale from 2pm to 5 pm. Summerheath Hall, Hailsham. Tables available from £5 to £7.50. To book please contact Margaret 01323 844509. With our unpredictable British climate, unlike a car boot sale, you’ll be able to browse or sell whatever the weather. Raffle, tombola, cakes, refreshments. Fundraising to upgrade Summerheath Hall. Proposed plans on display the day of the sale. www.summerheathhall.co.uk, www.facebook.com/Summerheath.Hall.Hailsham or twitter.com/SummerheathHall.
BEACHY Head Ramblers, Blackboys and Back, 12 miles with Richard W. Meet at Chiddingly Village car park, 10am July 20.
BRIGHTON Records and CD Fair at the Brighton Centre, from 9.30am July 20.
LEWES Speaker’s Festival at All Saints Centre, Friars Walk 0333 666 3366. David Torrance, Scottish Independence, 10am July 20; Peter Hain. Ad and Wal - Values, duty, sacrifice in apartheid South Africa, 11.45am July 20; Rupert Christiansen, Does Opera Have a Future? 1.30pm July 20; Vicky Pryce. Prisonomics – Behind bars in Britain’s failing prisons, 3.15pm July 20; Polly Toynbee in debate with Jonathan Aitken, Chair Norman Baker MP, Margaret Thatcher’s Government – a force for good? 5pm July 20;’ Alison Weir, The Marriage Game, 6.45pm July 20; John Sweeney, North Korea Undercover – Inside the World’s Most Secret State, 8.30pm July 20.
MID Sussex Ramblers, Hassocks Circular to the South and West, 6 miles with Ann 01273 843850. Meet at Dale Avenue long stay car park, Hassocks, 2pm July 20.
Seaford Family Fun Day: Downs Leisure Centre, 10am-4pm. Organised by Wave Leisure in partnership with Seaford Town Council, the event will see a repeat of its successful format with a few home-made touches. There will be a funfair with sports and dance demonstrations, music, taster sessions and races. In addition there will be community and food stalls featuring jam and cakes competitions. Cafe Wave will be open offering a selection of hot food, drinks and snacks. At 3pm there will be fancy dress parade for all children. Entry on the day is free with something for everyone. Call 01323 490011 for further information and to book a stall.
FOOD Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 8pm Mondays at The Wood Room, St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane, Lewes.
MID Sussex Ramblers, Seaford to East Dean Linear, 8 miles with Mike B (no dogs please). Meet at East Dean car park off the A259, 10.30am July 22.
TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm July 22.
BEACHY Head Ramblers, A Walk from Punnetts Town, 10 miles with Jim B. Meet at Punnetts Tow n Village car park, 10am July 23.
LEWES Footpaths Group coach outing to Polesden Lacey with Robert 474357. Depart Brook Street car park, Lewes 9am July 23.
BEACHY Head Ramblers, On The Up, 5.5 miles with Sally H. Meet on the green opposite the Cricketers pub, Berwick, 6.30pm July 24.
POLEGATE Ramblers, Up on The Downs, 5 miles with Roger S 470366; Or, A Place and Two Churches, 8 miles with Jayne 500855 (picnic lunch). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am July 24.
De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Ivan Chermayeff: Cut and Paste, July 19-Sept 14.
Drill Hall, Denne Road: Association of Sussex Artists. Paintings, Sculpture & Pottery. August 14 - 23. 10.30am to 5pm including Sunday. Closes Saturday, August 23, at 3.30pm. Admission Free.
The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Gallery, 7 Saba House, Kings Road, Shalford: Stuart Mallard’, noted Wildlife and Canine Artist, August 1- 29, Mon-Fri, 9-5pm, free. Browse and buy from this stunning selection of oils, pastels, watercolours and limited edition prints. All sales support endangered wildlife. For more see www.davidshepherd.org.
Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Lewes Printmakers, Tues-Sat 10.30am-4pm, Sun noon-4pm, July 12-23.
King Edward Hall, High Street: The Adventurers’ Art Club annual exhibition, July 26 to August 3. Opening times Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 7pm; Sunday, August 3, 10am to 3.30pm. Admission 50pm.
Civic Centre TN22 1AE (01825) 768587: Ninth Annual Uckfield Art Trail; celebrating the arts in and around Uckfield, 3pm-9pm July 18, 9am-7pm July 19. Free entrance and parking.