What’s on - July 25 2014



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: al Lubel in…I’m Still Al Lubel, 7pm July 24; Nathaniel Metcalfe: Trivial Pursuits, 8.30pm July 24; Krater Comedy Club, July 25-27; Funny Women Awards Semi-Finals, 8pm July 26; Joe Wells: Night Of The Living Tories, 7pm July 28; Michael Fabbri: Over-Sharing, 8.30pm July 28; Comic Boom, 8pm July 31.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800983290: Sean McLaughlin and Mat Ewins, 8pm July 24; Stand Up Comedy, 8pm July 25.


Connaught Studio 01903 206206: Matt’s Comedy Club, 8pm July 24; Edinburgh Festival Reviews, 8pm July 25/26.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: East Sussex Youth Orchestra, July 26.

Human Nature Garden, Horsham Park: Horsham Garden Music Festival. 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 each.



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Don’t Just Stare, 8pm July 25; Mod For It, 11pm July 26; Larry Miller, 7.30pm July 31.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The Ratells, July 24; The Last Carnival, 8pm July 29; The Beautiful Word, July 31.


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.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: When With They Learn? With Chris Liddiard and friends at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon July 26; Mike Ainscough: Mainly Music Hall, 10am July 27.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: John Mann Music Show, 2.30pm July 24.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Fat Belly Jones, July 25; The Stupid Fonts, 3pm July 27.

Elephant & Castle: The Claque, 8pm July 26.


Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 678678: Local and Live Sessions, 8pm July 26.


Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade 01903 206206: John Mann’s Seaside Melodies, 2pm July 30.



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.


Village Hall: The Rude Mechanicals present The Wife, 7.30pm July 25. Tickets from Barcombe Stores or therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk


De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Horrible Histories Barmy Britain Part Two, July 30/31.


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: tickets@emporiumbrighton.com.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: April in Paris, 7.45pm July 22-26 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); Scooby-Doo! 6.30pm July 29-Aug 2.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: West End to Broadway, July 25-Aug 2.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: The Widow, 7.45pm July 22-26 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm); Double Death, 7.45pm July 29-Aug 23 (not Sun) (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: A Portrait of Matt Monro, 7.45pm July 26.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Oh, Lovely, What a War! 7.30pm July 26; Meet Rommy Atkins: The Story of the British Soldier in World War One, 7.30pm July 25.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Oh! What a Lovely War, July 23-25; The Lost Generation, 8pm July 28; Land of Hope and Glory – Centenary Tribute, 7.30pm July 30; The Unknown Warrior, 8pm July 31.


Glyndebourne (01273) 812321: Don Giovanni, 5.10pm July 25/29; La finta giardiniera, 5.05pm July 26/31; La triviata, 4.35pm July 27, 5.50pm July 30.


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).

Lewes Grange Gardens: The Rude Mechanicals present The Wife, 7.30pm July 26. Tickets from therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk


Assembly Hall 01903 206206: Wrestling, 7.45pm July 31.

Highdown Gardens, Littlehampton Road 01903 206206: As You Like It, 7.30pm July 22-27 (Sat/Sun mat 2pm).

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LEWES Riverside Club, National Gardens by Irene Eltringham-Willson at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes, 2pm July 25.

JAZZ DUKES Play Happy Jazz from the Thirties and Forties for diners and listeners at the Woolpack, West Street, Burgess Hill. RH15 8NN. 12pm until 3pm with interval. All contributions warmly received.

HURSTPIERPOINT: Ballroom/Latin dance classes, Friday evenings at the Village Centre, Trinity Road. Hurstpierpoint. Beginners 6.45-7.45. 2nd Level 7.45-8.45. Improvers 8.45-9.45. Enquiries to Star Dance School on 01273 719500 or starschool@talktalk.net.


BARN Dance and Barbecue at St Mary’s Social Centre, Christie Road, Lewes 7.30pm July 26. Fundraiser for St Mary’s Pantomime. Tickets from Goldfinch Dry Cleaners or 477733.

BRIGHTON: Model Train and Toy Show by the Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors, Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Road. Call 01256 350764. 10am to 4.30pm. Admission charge. Lively layouts, sales, refreshments. Great for all the family.

Coffee morning in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice. In the foyer of Martlet’s Hall, Burgess Hill, from 10am to 12.30pm. J. Redd: 01444 248595.

Ballroom Social Dance: Hawaiian Theme, The Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill. Ballroom, Latin, Jive and Sequence Dancing, 8pm. Doors open 7.45pm. New dancers always welcome. Lovely floor, soft lighting, Bar. cakes and biscuits included. Free parking Waitrose/multi storey after 6pm. Call 07767 411115, 01444 248926 or email strictlydancemagic@talktalk.net www.strictlydancemagic.co.uk.

ILLUSTRATED Talk, The Day That Sussex Died, 1.30pm July 26. Free entry. Illustrated Talk by Bob Payne WW1: The Soldier’s Life, 4pm July 26. Free entry. Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne.

LIVING History Weekend at Newhaven Fort (01273) 517622, July 26/27. Meet historians depicting military life from many eras.

MACMILLAN Coastal Garden Trail July 26/27. Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive, Bishopstone (01323) 899296. One of 20 Open Gardens across the weekend from Brighton to Eastbourne raising money for Macmillan Cancer and the new cancer unit in Brighton.

RINGMER Steam and Country Show at Upper Lodge Farm, The Broyle, from 10am July 26/27.

SEAFORD Food Swap at Seaford Community Garen behind the Peace Garden, Crouch Gardens, East Street, July 26. An opportunity to exchange home made or home grown produce with other local producers.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Barcombe Mills, 7 miles fairly flat. Meet at Barcombe Mills car park, 10am July 26.


ALL Saints Vintage Fair at All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes, 10am-4pm July 27. An array of stalls selling a diverse range of delights, £2 entrance.

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Woodingdean Walkabout, 10 miles with Judi M. Meet at Falmer Road (B2023) car park, 10am July 27.

BEXHILL Motofest at De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111, July 27. Free entry.

BRIGHTON’S Twisted Market at Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton (01273) 687171, noon July 27.

ILLUSTRATED Talk by Andrew Forest: Great War, Fine Art, 11.30am July 27 at the Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne. Free entry.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Barcombe Mills, 5.5 miles with Pat 471823. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am July 27.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Hailsham, 11 miles mainly level. Meet at Vicarage Lane car park behind Leisure Centre, 10.30am July 27.


DLWP Summer Film Club – Fright Week at De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill (01424) 229111, July 28-Aug 1.


MID Sussex Ramblers, Circumnavigation of Uckfield, 8 miles with John 01444 483860. Meet at Maresfield Playing Field car park, 10am July 29.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, A Walk from Stanmer Park, 11.5 miles with Jennifer B. Meet at Stanmer Park – near pond, 10am July 30.

LEWES Footpaths Group Stroll. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 10.30am July 30. Details from Bert 473052.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Open Fields and High Crops, Barcombe, 4 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at Barcombe Cross Village Stores car park, 7pm July 30.

MEGA Makers Holiday Club at Christ Church, Prince Edwards Road, Lewes, 10am-12.30pm July 30 to Aug 1. Details at christchurchactivities@btconnect.com.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Cuckmere Haven Brow and Country Park, 5 miles with Colin W. Meet at Seven Sisters Visitor Centre car park, Exceat, 6.30pm July 31.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Summer Walk, 2 miles with John 489228. Start Downland Medical Centre, 9.45am July 31. 1066 Country Walk – Catsfield, 5 miles with Howard 472174; or, Round the Horn, 8.5 miles with Mike and Bridget 739722. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am July 31.



National Trust Visitor Centre: Fenya Sharkey, Fossils. Until September 3.


The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Garden: ‘Horse Play’ Exhibition. Until August 30. Whether we ride or just admire from afar, this exhibition of paintings, prints, photography and sculpture explores the grace, beauty and spirit of the horse. Visit www.greentreegallery.co.uk. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am to 5pm. Sunday 12pm to 4pm. Call 01444 456560.


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: Maiden Voyage, Alex Grey, 11am-5pm Tues-Sun, closed Mon, July 26-Aug 17.


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.