What’s on - March 6 2015

COMEDY

BRIGHTON

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Christian O’Connell, Breaking Bad, 8pm March 6; Krater Comedy Club, March 6-8; The Maydays: Confessions, 8pm March7; Charity Chuckle, 8pm March 10; The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-in, 8pm March 12.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Jo Caulfield: Uniformed Opinions, 8pm March 6.

CONCERTS

ALFRISTON

St Andrew’s Church: Pro Musica, The St Matthew Passion by Bach, 7pm March 29. Performed in English (using an abridged version) including a spoken narration by Mary Sitwell. Tickets priced £12. For further details email Geoff Ellis at Geoffdellis@yahoo.co.uk

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: David Jones and Aleksander Szram, 2.45pm March 8.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: String Festival Concert, 7pm March 7.

FALMER

St Laurence Church: Karen Kennard (trumpet), Raija Walker (piano), 5.30pm March 7. Entrance free, retiring collection. Drinks will be available.

LEWES

St John sub Castro Church: Alistair Gregg concert, 3pm March 8.

Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: Nicholas Yonge Society, Callino Quartet, Ravel, Dutilleux, Mozart, 7.45pm March 27. £15 at the door (8 to 25yrs free) or at www.ticketsource.com.

EXHIBITIONS

EASTBOURNE

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Philip West Art Exhibition March 6-28. This interesting artist works in two-dimensional mixed media.

LEWES

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Moving It On! Wed-Sat 11am-4.30pm, Sun noon-4.30pm March 7-15.

GIGS

BEXHILL

De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Joan Shelley, 7pm March 8.

BRIGHTON

Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: The Script, 6.30pm March 10; Spandau Ballet, 6.30pm March 11; Paloma Faith, 6.30pm March 12.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Underworld, dubnobasswithmyheadman ‘Live’ 8pm March 7; Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast, 11am March 8; Dr John and the Nite Trippers, 8pm March 12.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Too Darn Soulful, 11pm March 6; Ultimate Power, 11pm March 6; Synthology, 11pm March 7; Martha and Eve – Curl Power, 8.15pm March 8; Solko plus Samsara, 7.30pm March 11.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The Funk Skunks, 8.30pm March 6; Sacha Morgan, 8pm March 8; The Lanes plus Uncle Arthur, 8pm March 9; Hush Hush Presents, 7.30pm March 11; Catalyst Club, 8pm March 12.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Drifters, 7.30pm March 8.

EASTBOURNE

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Joe McElderry: The Evolution Tour, March 7.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Elijiah Blue, 10am March 7; Open Stage Night, 7.30pm March 12.

HASSOCKS

Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Music Box. Back by popular demand Pat & the Boys are back covering all the classics from the ‘60s. 8.30pm – 11.30pm, March 7. ckrbl@btconnect.com, 01273 845829.

LEWES

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Curst Sons, 8pm March 6; Tim Boat, 3pm March 8.

SEAFORD

British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Jo and Graham, 8pm March 6.

STONECROSS

The Red Lion, Lion Hill, Stonecross (near Eastbourne): South Coast Big Band. Big Band Specials. Every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit www.southcoastbigband.co.uk. Call 01323 761468.

STAGE

BRIGHTON

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Liking What We See, International Women’s Day, 3pm March 8; Sick! Festival Presents: Yael Faber Nirbhaya, 8pm March 10/11; Michael Clark Company, 8pm March 11.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: A Mad World My Masters, 7.30pm March 10-14 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Emporium, 88 London Road, www.emporiumbrighton.com: The Space. Exploring sound editing and engineering in film and music with Eddy Joseph and Haydn Bendall, March 9.

EASTBOURNE

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: And Then There Were None, 7.45pm March 9-14 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Darwin: Origin of The Species, 7.30pm March 6; Arthur’s Dreamboat, 2pm/4pm March 7.

RINGMER

Village Hall: Ringmer Dramatic Society presents Haywire, March 18-24. Tickets £8 from www.ticktsurce.co.uk/ringmerdramaticsociety or at Creature Comforts the pet shop in Ringmer.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Assembly Hall Theatre, Crescent Road (01892) 530613: A Night of Dirty Dancing, 7.30pm March 6; Rigoletto, 7.30pm March 7; The Full Monty, 2.30pm/7.30pm March 9-14.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Fawlty Towers: Dinner Is Served, 7.30pm March 7.

FESTIVAL

HASSOCKS

Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Easter Bank Holiday Music Festival, April 3-6. Friday, April 3: Firetones. ’50s and ’60s. Rockabilly and classic rock and roll, 8.30pm. Saturday, April 4: Rapscallion. Five decades of rock and pop, 8.30pm; Sunday, April 5: Lorelei Rock. Duo performing a tribute to ’60s and ’70s rock music, 2pm. Flaming Mo Jo’s. All the best rock, pop and soul hits of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, 8.30pm; Monday, April 6. Fat Man In Black. Starring Kevin Russell performing a Johnny Cash Tribute, 1pm. Loki. Acoustic harmony duo, 2pm. Dan Russell. Solo vocalist covering classics from the 1960s to the present day, 3.15pm. Guest entrance fees: Friday and Saturday nights, £3 per person. Sunday afternoon free. Sunday evening, £3 per person. Monday afternoon, £2 per person. This excludes members. Contact: ckrbl@btconnect.com, 01273 845829.

FRIDAY

LEWES Riverside Club, Head Teacher in Botswana and Primary Advisor in Greenwich, Mandy Watson, is the speaker, 2pm March 6 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe.

WOMEN’S World Day of Prayer Service at Eastgate Baptist Church, Lewes followed by Ploughman’s lunch, 11am March 6. Enquiries on 01273 474964.

SATURDAY

FOOD FOR A BIG LIFE: Big Life Organics, 112 South Road, Haywards Heath. 10.30am to 3.30pm. Are you interested in healthy eating? Do you love your food? Need practical advice on how to go junk-free, sugar free or dairy-free? We have just the thing to tickle your tastebuds. This popular two-day course will take you on a journey of discovery. David and Nicola McCarthy (founders of Big Life Organics) will share their expert knowledge in talks and cooking lessons that are fun and informative, showing how a macrobiotic lifestyle can benefit everyone. Pop into the shop to book (£145 per person) or email classes@biglifeorganics.co.uk for a booking form. Visit www.biglifeorganics.co.uk.

GO LOCAL bill checking and energy saving day at Malling Community Centre, Lewes, 10am-3.30pm March 7. Bring along your bills for the last year or as recently as possible. East Sussex Credit Union, SNUG and others will provide information that may be helpful if you are struggling to pay your bills. Free tea and biscuits provided. Details on 07740163590 or info@go-local.org.uk

HOME Fires Information Day at Newhaven Fort 01273 517622, from 10.30am March 7.

JUMBLE Sale, 2pm-4pm March 7 at Wallands School, Gundreda Road, Lewes for Friends of Wallands. Lots of bargains, café with hot drinks and homemade cakes. Free parking.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Vistas over Lewes Downland, 9 miles with Alison G 01273 833794. Meet at Southease 10am March 7. Road-side parking on lane between St Peter’s Church and the Southease swing bridge over the River Ouse.

SUNDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group, Half day/all day: Bishopstone to Southease Youth Hostel, hilly 6 miles or Southease to Lewes, flat 4.5 miles with Hilda and Graham 01273 472678. Meet at Lewes Railway Station, 9.29 train to Bishopstone. Lunch in YH café. Return 1.09pm or 2.09pm train.

MID Sussex Ramblers, A Look at Weir Wood, 6.5 miles with Ray and Alison 01342 311632. Meet at Weir Wood Bird Hide car park in Legsheath Lane, 10.15am March 8.

TABLE TOP Sale at Peacehaven Leisure Centre, 9am-noon March 8. £5 per table tel: 01273 588858.

MONDAY

LEWES History Group meeting, Reeves Photographic Archive by Brigitte Lardinois, 7pm for 7.30pm at the King’s Church building, Brooks Road, Lewes www.leweshistory .org.uk

SUSSEX Family History Group meeting, Bastards of Uckfield by Alison Caffyn, 7.30pm March 9 at Luxford Day Centre, Uckfield.

SUSSEX Russian Society meeting, Forgotten Soviet Russian Literature of the 1920s by Prof Roger Cockrell, 7.15pm March 9 at Friends Meting House, Friars Walk, Lewes. £3.

TUESDAY

LEWES Footpaths Group Stroll with Bert 473052. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 10.30am March 10.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Circular around the Meridian, 8.5 miles with Sue 01825 722135. Meet at Meridian Centre car park, Peacehaven, 10am March 10.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Dead and Buried in Sussex buy Kevin Gordon, 7.30pm March 10 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford.

WEDNESDAY

BEACHY Head Ramblers, Looking for Guest Petts, 10.5 mile moderate walk. Meet at Fairlight public car park, 10am March 11.

Book Lovers’ Supper Club: Judy Astley and Sara Crowe. Doors open at 6.45pm – not before. The Barn, Ditchling Village Green. Tickets £20 from Brighton Dome Ticket Office on 01273 709709, www.brightonticketshop.com (booking fees apply) or in person from The Post Office, Ditchling, or The Mint House, Hurstpierpoint. Visit www.facebook.com/BookLoversSupperClub.

DANCE: Social Ballroom and Latin American dance classes with the Livewires (dance school patron – Anton du Beke). Wednesday nights, Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. Relaxed and fun dance classes running from 7.30pm to 9pm. Three classes for beginners, improvers and intermediates plus a joint practice session. Call 01273 562996, email sarah@livewireschoolofdance.co.uk or visit www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.

MID Sussex Ramblers evening meeting, The Isles of Britain. Various speakers from Mid Sussex Ramblers will share their memories on some of Britain’s islands, 7.30pm March 11 at Haywards Heath Town Hall.

SEAFORD Stamp Club AGM and Club Competitions Night at Cross Way Church Hall, Styene Road, Seaford, 7.15pm for 7.30pm March 11. All stamp collectors welcome. Tel: 01323 872226 www.seafordstampclub.co.uk

SUSSEX Family History Group meeting, History of Fishing in Brighton by Alan Hayes, 7.30pm March 11 at the Ventnor Hall, Blatchington Road, Hove.

THURSDAY

LEWES National Trust Centre AGM followed by Geoff Mead, Sussex Agricultural History, 7.30pm March 12 at Lewes Priory School, Mountfield Road.