What’s on June 29 2012



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, until June 31; Bent Double, 7.30pm July 1; Krater Comedy Club, July 5-8.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Rabbit in the Headlights, 8pm June 29; Off the Cuff, 8pm June 30; Foil, Arms and Hog, 8pm July 5.



All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Heather Cairncross vocals, David Newton piano, favourites from the great American Songbook, 1pm July 5. Free admission with retiring collection.


All Saints Church (01323) 811196: The Villages Music Festival 2012 – Festival Finale, 6.15pm July 1 (raffle draw 6pm).


Lower Gun Garden, Lewes Castle (01273) 604231: Music for a Summer’s Evening, 6pm July 1.

Priory School Chapel, Mountfield Road: A Summer Concert, Sacred Music from the choir’s recent visit to Dieppe, 7.30pm July 2. Tickets available on the door or telephone 01273 336770.


St John the Baptist Church (01323) 811196: The Villages Music Festival 2012 - The Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir, 7pm June 29; Rebecca Teager and Stephen Rooke in concert, 7pm June 30.



Black Lion, 14 Black Lion Street (01273) 711884: Monday Club, 9pm July 2; Hit the Decks, July 3; Acoustic Showcase, 8.30pm July 4; This is the Modern World, 8.30pm July 5.

Duke of Norfolk, 113-114 Western Road: 90’s RnB/Hip Hop, 9pm June 30.

Fiddler’s Elbow, 11 Boyces Street: Sham-Rock Open Mic, 8.30pm July 1; Fiddler’s Live Lounge, 8.30pm July 5.

Fishbowl, 74 East Street (01273) 777505: Daddy Marcus, 9pm June 30.

Fortune of War, Brighton Seafront: Fever, 9pm June 29; Producers Retreat, 9pm June 30.

Globe: Rebellious Jukebox, 9pm June 29; Global Bass, DJ Ted Lauren, 9pm July 4; Hang the DJ, 9pm July 5.

Hampton, 57 Upper North Street (01273) 731347: Live acoustic music, 8pm July 1.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Dressed in Black, 11pm June 29; Mod For It, 11pm June 30.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Ben Poole, 2pm July 1.

Mash Tun, 1 Church Street (01273) 684951: Tin Cup Collective, 9pm July 4.

Open House, 146 Springfield Road: Jazz Workshop, 8pm Tuesdays; Safehouse, 8pm July 4.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street: Jake Mackay, The Galleons, The Long Goodbye and Kate Williams, 8pm July 5.

The Haunt, 10 Pool Valley: Furyon, 7pm June 29.

The Hope, 11-12 Queens Road (01273) 325793: The Hope Live Sessions, 9pm July 2; Slip Jam: B, 8.30pm July 3.

The Mesmerist, 1-3 Prince Albert Street (01273) 328542: Bad Bad Whiskey, 9pm July 5.

The Prince Albert, Trafalgar Street (01273) 730499: Otis Gibbs and Boss Caine, July 4.

The Victory, 6 Duke Street (01273) 326555: Teen Dream DJs, 9.30pm June 30; Open Mic, 8pm July 5.

The Worlds End, 60-61 London Road (01273) 692311: REES Acoustic Night, 8pm July 1.

Thomas Kemp, 8 St Georges Road (01273) 683334: Acoustic pub classic covers by Douzy’n’Slyde, 9pm July 5.

Western Front, Cranbourne Street: Russ RockWell, 8pm June 29; James Ongley, 8pm June 30; EME live band playing jazz, 10pm July 1; Hush Hush acoustic night, 8pm July 4.

White Rabbit, 13-14 Kensington Gardens: WTF? Brighton, 8pm June 29; The Mixer Men, 8pm June 30.

Xuma, Dyke Road (01273) 724036: Wang Dang Doodle, Fridays; Boo Wo bands and Djs, Saturdays.


Oakmeeds Community College: Live Music Event in conjunction with Mooch@76, June 30, 6.30pm. A showcase of local talent with all profits going to Cancer Research. Raffle with top prizes worth over £100! Please come along and help us to support this worthy cause. Hosted by Nicola Green and Lori Rose.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Swing Session 10, 3pm July 1; The Searchers, 7.30pm July 4.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Jazz band Old Hat at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon June 30.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Micky Hart and the Hartbrakers, June 30. 3 piece rock “n” roll jive band from Brighton; The Officials, July 7. Young group covering covers from Elivs/Rolling stones, country blues & much more. Tel: 01273 845829 for more info.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Bon Jovi Experience, 7.30pm June 30.


Borde Hill Garden: Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, June 30; The Jubilee Spitfire Proms, July 1. More information from www.emsconcerts.co.uk

Clair Hall, Perrymount Road 01444 455440: Cool Britannia, June 29, 8pm.

United Services Club (upstairs), Wivelsfield Road: Catfish Club - Live music club, July 6, 7.30pm. Original songs from ‘The Beautiful Word’, eclectic covers from Sinatra to The Stones. More details from cliftonbarry@hotmail.com


Freemasons, Western Road: Dis Spinners Deep Fried, 9pm June 29; The Emperor Penguins, 9pm June 30; Dave Barrie, 9pm July 5.

The Ancient Mariner, Rutland Road: The Acoustic Sessions, 8pm June 30.


Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club - Anne Neilson and Gordeanna McCullock: ballad Workshop, 10.45am-4.45pm June 30 with evening performance.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Shirley Collins’ Birthday Party, 8pm July 5.


Newhaven Fort (01273) 517622: Armed Forces Jazz Night, 7.30pm June 30.


The Ravenswood: Evening: The Blunter Brothers, June 29.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Dancing Queen, 7.30pm June 29.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Little Sunshine Little Rainfall, 11.30am/2.30pm June 30.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Dandy Dick, 7.45pm until June 30 (Sat mat 2.30pm).


Burgess Hill Theatre, Church Walk: Burgess Hill Theatre Club present The Female Odd Couple, until June 30. Tickets available from the Box Office at the Theatre, Saturday 10am-1pm or by calling 01444 242984.


Festival Theatre (01243) 781312: Kiss Me Kate, until Sept 1.

Minerva Theatre (01243) 781312: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, June 29-July 28.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Derek Acorah, The True Vision Tour, 7.30pm July 4.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: London Festival Opera, A Passion for Puccini, 7.30pm July 5.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Volcano, 7.45pm until June 30 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Alan Ayckbourn’s Intimate Exchanges series, A Cricket Match, 7.45pm July 3-7 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: The Tale of the Secret Beanstalk, until June 30; Kicks Dance, July 3/4.


Glyndebourne (01273) 815000: La Cenerentola, 5.20pm June 29; Le nozze di Figaro, 4.45pm June 30/July 5; La boheme, 4.50pm July 1.


St Wilfrid’s Church, Church Road: New Sussex Singers present On Stage, music from the shows, West Side Story; Matilda; Sweeny Todd and Oklahoma! Saturday, June 30, 6pm. Featuring the choir of Wallands Primary School, Lewes. Tickets available from 07929 833 720 or www.newsussexsingers.org.uk


In the landscaped gardens area of the Crouch: Rude Mechanical Theatre Company, Who Saw Marjory Daw, 7.30pm July 5. Tickets from the Box Office 01323 501260, Newberry Estate Agents or at the door.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Showtime 2012, 10.30am/3.30pm July 1.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Reduced Shakespeare Company, 8pm June 29; Once Upon A Time, 3pm July 1.



Drusillas Park (01323) 874100: Creepy Crawlies, July 1.


Berwick Station: Cycle Ride – Out to Exceat, long distance with Sallyanne Fuller, 10.30am June 30.


The White Horse: Long Man Morris Men with guests Mad Jacks Morris, 8pm June 29.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: State of Mind – A consciousness science expo, 10am-5pm June 30.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Hammer & Tongue, 7.30pm July 5.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Consciousness Salon, 8pm July 4.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Crawley Folk and Beer Festival, June 29-July 1.


Seven Sisters Country Park Visitor Centre: Cycle Ride – Friston and Beyond, medium distance with Andy Mitchell, ESCC, 10.30am June 30.


Charleston Farmhouse (01323) 811626: Life Drawing en Plein Air, 10am-1pm June 29; Irena Sibrijns One Day Ceramics Workshop, 10am-5pm July 2 or 3.


Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street: Todor Housewife, 11am-3pm July 3.

St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Local and Organic Produce Market, Friday mornings 9.30am-12.30pm from June 29. FR eggs, cakes, quiches, pastries, infused herb oils, jams, marmalades, chutneys, handmade jewellery, Shiatsu massage, herbalist and more. Supporting GOSH Charity. Refreshments available. Info 01273 510929.


Meet at Newhaven Fort car park (01273) 484344: Nature Views and War at Castle Hill, Newhaven with Castle Hill Group and Thyone Outram LDC Ranger, 10am July 1.


Ringmer Primary School: Summer Fair, 6pm-8pm July 6. Auction of an Andy Murray signed t-shirt and two tickets for Glyndebourne Touring Opera. Grand raffle, licensed bar and barbecue, children’s stalls, bouncy castle, ice creams, pony rides and more.


Martello Tower: Armed Forces Day, from 2.30pm June 30.


Sacred Heart School, Mayfield Lane: 2012 Games and Family Fun Day, noon-3pm June 30. Sports displays, lots of fun games, fairground-style stalls, refreshments and the Wadhurst Brass Band.



Farleys Barn Gallery, Farley Farm House, Muddles Green: Picasso at Play, photographic exhibition, 11am-4.30pm Saturdays July 1, 15, 22 and Sundays July 14, 21.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Voller, 10am-4pm until Aug 24.


Charleston Farmhouse (01273) 709709: Charleston Festival – Annie Leibovitz, until July 15.


Gallery North, 70 High Street: The Summer Open Exhibition, 10am-4pm Tues-Sat, until June 30.


Central Sussex College’s Sixth Form, Harlands Road: Visual Arts students end of year exhibition, June 29, 9am-4pm. Members of the public are invited to come along and take a look at the varied range of work on display, from students studying A Level Art, Photography and Craft & Design.


St Anne’s Gallery, 111 High Street: The Summer Show 2012, 10am-5pm, June 30/July 1.

The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Architexture, Natalie Martin and Cat Ingrams, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, until July 5.


The Lucy Bell Gallery, 46 Norman Road (01424) 434828: Lisa Creagh/The Instant Garden, 11am-4pm Tues-Sat, until June 30.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Franny Swann, until July 7.



Alfriston School: Zumba, Mon 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.


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


Hotel: Birling Gap Safety Boat Association meets on the first Thurs of every month. Call 07884 101 505 or come down and speak to the crew.


Coachwerks, 19 Hollingdean Terrace: Community Caff, 10am-1pm Saturdays; Capoeira, 7.30pm Mondays; Stray Signals, 7pm first Tuesday of the month; Contemporary Dance, 6.30pm Wednesdays.

Fiddler’s Elbow, 11 Boyces Street: QUIZness Time, 8pm Tuesdays.

Hanover Community Centre: Drum Unity – Pre-school drum group, 1.30pm under 3s, 2.10pm 3-5yrs, Tuesdays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk

Heist, 57 West Street (01273) 822555: Big Trouble in Little Brighton, every Thursday 8pm-1am.

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

Leconfield, 116/117 Edward Street: Tuesday Teaser (Quiz), Tuesdays 9pm; MiTunes, 8pm Saturdays; Boozy Bingo, 6pm Sundays.

Mash Tun, 1 Church Street: Tin Cup Collective, five piece soul/funk band, 9pm Wednesdays; They Mostly Come at Night, Indy, rock, electro, hip hop, 9pm Thursdays.

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

Sidewinder, 66 Upper St James Street: Open Mic Night, Tuesdays; The Sidewinder Garden Quiz, 8pm Wednesdays.

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

The Old Cells Police Museum, Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomew’s Square: Escorted tours Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10.30am. To book tel: 01273 291052. Tours free, but donations greatly appreciated.


Village Hall: Village Hall Market, first Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01435 863795.


Beechwood Hall, Beechwood Lane: Every Tuesday 10am-noon, Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.


Kip McGrath Tuition Centre: Revision classes in Maths, English and Science. For details call 01892 611599.


St. Leonard’s Church Hall, Heighton Road: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays 2.15-3.15pm. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.


United Reformed Church hall, Upperton Road: Concentus Chorale. Rehearsals Mondays, 7.30-9.45pm. For details ring 01323 643358 email supergran009@aol.com


Art Classes in Hailsham, ring Eileen on 01424 532866 for details.

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


Freemasons, 38-39 Western Road: Alta, 9pm-2am Fridays; Aran Teynolds and Ollie Sturdy, 8.30pm-2am Saturdays.

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


Village Hall: Village Hall Market, second Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01323 811286.


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

All Saints Arts Centre, Friars Walk: Oyster project Drop In and Community Cafe, every Wednesday 11.30am-2.30pm. Home cooked hot lunch with veggie option, snacks.

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.

Crown Court bus stop: In and Out of Twittens, tours around Lewes High Street finding bits not in the guide books, 11am/2.30pm Wednesdays, June-Sept, £3.50. Details (01323) 890179.

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.

Elephant and Castle (upstairs): Concertinas Anonymous, informal sessions for concertina players, 8pm second Tues evening of the month. Admission free.

Hesketh Potteries: Painting on Pots, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Adults and children welcome. Call Chris 01273 487150 or just pop in.

House of Friendship, 208 High Street: Cruse Bereavement Care Lewes Drop-in, 10-11am newcomers, 11am-noon main group, Fridays.

Lewes FC: Five week Health and Lifestyle Information Course, Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm. £2 per session.

Lewesiana, High Street: Introduction to DSLR photography classes, 6.30-9pm Mondays from Sept 5. Jerry 07711 519948.

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

The Body Workshop: Zumba Weight Loss Sessions, 11.30am-1pm Tuesdays. For details and to reserve your place call Julie 07733 099735.

The Pelham Arms (01273) 476149: DJ Task Saturday Safari, every week from 8pm.

The Tetley Hut, Ham Lane: Lewes Sea Cadets, 6.45-9.15pm Tuesdays, for boys and girls aged 12-18. Sailing, canoeing, barbecues, national vocational qualifications and much more. Contact Heather Wells 01273 487234 or email tsdefiance.lewes@btinternet.com


Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road: Newhaven Community Choir – new choir for Newhaven. £5 a session, first session is free, 7-9pm. No need to read music of have previous singing experience, just come along. For details/ bookings ring Stella Clifford 01273 611861.

Shakespeare Hall: Aerobics, Tues 6.30-7.30pm; Ballroom Fitness, Wed 11am-noon; Zumba, Wed 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.


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.

Kempton House, Cavell Avenue: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays, 10-11am. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.


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

The Bay Hotel, 2 Eastbourne Road (01323) 768645: The Big Jazz, new weekly Jazz Night, every Tuesday 8-10.45pm. Free entry.


Blank Studios and Gallery, 108 North Street: Into the Wild Centre of Creativity, 5.45-7.45pm Tuesdays. Contact 07757 747 027 or evaweaver@talk21.com


Football Club, Anchor Field: Ringmer Barn Dance Group: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8pm (no meeting in September). £3. More information from 01273 814254/812760.

St Mary’s Room, Ringmer Village Hall: Lewes District Art Club meets 2-4pm every Tuesday for a varied programme of demonstrations and workshops. New members welcome. Phone 01273 812316.


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.

Mercread Youth Club: Zumba, Tues/Thurs 10-11am. Louise 07786 425758.

St Peter’s Church Hall, Blatchington: 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.

The Trek Club: Zumba, Fri 7-8pm. Louise 07786 425758.


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


Foresters’ Hall, Harcourt Road: Uckfield Community Orchestra is an orchestra for ages 8 to 88, we are a friendly and enthusiastic group and would love to meet new members of any ability. We meet weekly during term-time on Wednesday 6.15-8pm. If you play an orchestral instrument, especially strings, do come along, or call Sundari on 01342 823099. You can also view our web-site: www.uckfield-community-orchestra.co.uk

Luxford Centre: Uckfield Art Group, Tuesdays 7-9pm. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere www.uckfieldartgroup.co.uk or ring 01825 765021.


Village Hall: Embroidery workshop, Tues 1-3pm. Contact Wendy Connor for information 01273 479351.



Friends Meeting House, Ship Street: Sussex School of Practical Philosophy presents Sanskrit, Language of the Spirit by Warwick Jessup, 2.30pm-4.30pm June 30. More details from 07432 581630.

Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade: World Sacred Music – Opening to The Heart, co-creating a shared vision for interfaith encounter, July 3/4.


St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – A Day in Florence by Kay Blackburn, 2pm June 29.


Weald & Downland Open Air Museum (01243) 811348: The Arundel Potter by Josse Davis, 6.30pm July 3; Out of our Woods, the music of trees by Mervyn Mewis, 6.30pm July 5.



Red House Common car park, Wars Hill Road: Chailey Common Walkabout, 3 miles with Crispin Kirkpatrick, Ranger, ESCC, 7pm July 5. Booking advisable 01273 482670.

Sports Club car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers, Chailey Nightlife, 2 miles with William 01444 831098, 8.30pm July 4.


Village car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – XX To Arlington, 20.5 miles with James 07989 285249, 9am July 1; East Dean Circular, 8 miles with Jill H 01323 845584, 10am July 1; Linear Walk to Seaford, 11 miles with Mary 01323 482068, 4pm July 4.

Village car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Kittiwakes and Spitfires, 9 miles with Peter L 01444 415367, please bring picnic lunch,10.35am July 1.


Pump Barn, Seven Sisters Country Park: An introduction to the seashore rocks and rock pools, 1.5 miles with Ronnie Reed, Sussex Wildlife Trust, 11am June 30. Booking essential 01273 497561.


Outside the star Inn: A Star amongst Nordic Walks from Old Heathfield, 5.5 miles with Nigel Bentley, Oakleafe Sussex Nordic Walking, 1.50pm June 30. Booking essential 07930 738034.


North Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – Figure of 8 Walk; AM Steyning, finish 1pm; PM Bramber, start 2pm. Picnic lunch. With Hilda and Graham 472678, 9.30am July 1.


Newhaven Fort car park: Nature, Views and War at Castle Hill, 2 miles with Castle Hill Group/Lewes District Council Ranger, 10am July 1.


Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Another Laughton Walk, 4.5 miles with Alex and Denise 487489, 9.30am July 5; Ringmer-Lewes-Barcombe Circular, 10 miles with John R 724972 (picnic), 9.30am July 5.


Butts Brow car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Jevington Jaunt, 4.5 miles with Jackie F 01323 730915, 6.30pm July 5.


Long Man and Priory car park: Glow Warm Walk with Stewart Angell and Stephen Edwards, Sussex Wildlife Trust, 10pm June 29. Booking essential 07714 923925.