What’s on - May 10 2013



Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Micky Flanagan Back on the Game Tour, 7pm May 9/12; Krater Comedy Club, May 10-12; Comedy Club 4 Kids, 2pm May 11; The Humble Quest for Universal Genius, 8pm May 11; David Mountfield’s Best Of Enemies, 5pm May 12; Kate Shortt in Shortt & Sweet, 9.30pm May 12; Terry Garoghan: The Devil Keeps Tugging, 9pm May 13/20/27.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Scottish Falsetto Socks – In Space, 7pm May 9/10; The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In, 8pm May 9.

The Quadrant (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Embarrassing Mother at Brighton Fringe, 5.45pm May 16-18.

Theatre Royal (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Daniel Kitson, After the Beginning, Before the End, 8.30pm May 11.

The Basement, 24 Kensington Street (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Rachel Mars, The Way You Tell Them, 7.30pm May 11/12.

The Temple Bar, 121 Western Road: Fringe Event: Stella Graham – A Pint Of Stella, 7.15pm May 7/8/14/15.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street (07800) 983290: Off The Cuff, May 6/27, 8.30pm.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano, Nick Pritchard tenor, Simon Lepper piano, 1pm May 9; Nash Ensemble, 8pm May 10; Cavaleri Quartet, 1pm May 14; BBC Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm May 14; Manus Noble, 1pm May 15.

Spiegeltent, The Famous Spiegel Garden (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Zoe Rahman, Kindred Spirits, 7.30pm May 11; Herbie Flowers’ 75th Birthday Jazz Breakfast Special, 11am May 12.

St George’s Chruch, Kemptown (01273) 917272: Elias String Quartet, 8pm May 11.


St Laurence Church: Clara Ross: Brighton’s Best Kept Secret? 5.30pm May 11. Free entry with retiring collection.


All Saints Church (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Les Chansons Instrumentales, The Chamber Music of Poulenc and Hahn part 1, 7.30pm May 15.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Editions Mego 170, 1pm May 11.


Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: The BIG Reunion, 7.30pm May 13; McFly – The Best of McFly Tour, 6.30pm May 16.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Wara, 9pm May 10; Tomorrow’s Warriors, 1pm May 11; Angelique Kidjo plus Josephine Oniyama, 8pm May 12; An Intimate Evening with Lucinda Williams, 8pm May 15.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Attenborough’s Ark, 11pm May 10; Abyssinians, 8pm May 14; Paper Aeroplanes, 8pm May 15; Barb Jungr – Stockport To Memphis, 8pm May 15.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The Impossible Escape, 9pm May 14.


All Saints Church (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Apparat, Krieg and Frieden, 9pm May 13; Sam Lee and Friends, 8pm May 14.

The Brunswick, 1-3 Holland Road: Rue Royale, 7.30pm May 9.


All Saints Centre, Friars Walk (01273) 486391: Lewes Psych Fest presents A Psychedelic Circus, 6pm May 11.

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Full House, 8pm May 10; Gilmore and Roberts, May 11; Moltenamba, 7pm May 12; Tracy Tigger Savage plus James Lambeth, May 12.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – The Spiers Family, 8pm May 9; Folk at The Royal Oak – Rosie Stewart and Roisin White, 8pm May 16.


Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Polly Barrett, 7.45pm May 10.



Academy of Creative Training, 8-10 Rock Place (01273) 818266: Fringe Event: Road, 7.30pm Wed/Thurs/Fri, May 3-June 1.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: We’re Gonna Die, 8pm May 7-9; Flathampton (family event) May 9-12; Bigmouth, 9pm May 9/11, 8pm May 10; Sutra with monks from the Shaolin Temple, 8pm May 10/11; The Bear, 7.30pm May 13/14.

Friends Meeting House, Ship Street (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Queen of Heaven, recital exploring the many faces of Mary, 1.05pm May 9; Queen of Heaven, recital exploring the many faces of Mary, 1.05pm May 16/22.

Grand Hotel (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Something Witty, 1.45pm/4.30pm April 26-June 2.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: East End Cabaret: Notoriously Kinky, 9pm May 9/10; Desperately Seeking the exit, 8.15pm May 14.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The Big Bite-Size Breakfast: Desires and Stories With Tea, 11am/3pm May 12.

Marlborough Theatre, 4 Princes Street (01273) 917272: Adventure/Misadventure by Nick Field, 7.45pm May 9-12.

New Ventre Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: No Exit, 7.45pm May 4-18.

Nightingale Theatre: Tunnel, 7.15pm; Gather Ye Rosebuds, 9pm, May 8-12.

Old Police Cells Museum, Under

Brighton Town Hall (01273) 709709: Fringe Event. Betsy: Wisdom of a Brighton Whore, May 9-11, 16-18, 23-25.

Preston Manor, Preston Drove (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: The Contents of a House by Peter Reder, 8.30pm May 4-26 (not Mon), (Sat/Sun 6pm/8.30pm).

Sallis Benney Theatre, 58-67 Grand Parade (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Judith Kerr in conversation with Michael Rosen, 7.30pm May 10l Lauren Child, 2pm May 12 (age 9+); Chris Haughton, 11am May 12 (age 5+).

Spiegeltent, The Famous Spiegel Garden (01273) 917272: Beowulf – A Thousand Years of Baggage, 7.30pm May 13-15; Bullet Catch, 7.30pm May 16-19.

The Basement, 24 Kensington Street (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Volcano, 7.30pm May 10; The Way You Tell Them, 7.30pm May 10/11; Major Tom, 9.15pm May 10/11; Your Brother, Remember? 8pm May 15; Book Burning, 8pm May 16.

The Burrow, Brighton: The Storis of Shakey P, 2.30pm May 12/25-27.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: The Misanthrope, 7.45pm April 30-May 4 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm); Fringe Event: Britten: The Canticles, 7.30pm May 9; Knee Deep, 7.30pm May 14-18 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

The Nightingale Theatre (01273) 917272: Fringe Event; Albert Einstein: Relativitively Speaking, 5pm May 12/19/26.

The Sabai Pavilion, Victoria Gardens, Grand parade 0871 705 0705: The Lady Boys of Bangkok, May 4-June 1.

The Warren, Russell Place (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Love Left Hanging, 6pm May 12/19; Let’s Get Angry, 3.30pm May 12/19.

Trafalgar Arches: Fringe Event: Bone Yard Tales, 1pm/7pm May 11/12.

Upstairs at Three and Ten (07800 983290): Fringe Event: Pride and Puppetry Theatre Company, Box Tale Soup, 1pm May 11/12, June 1/2.


All Saints Church, The Drive (01273) 709709: Circa, I Fagiolini, How Like An Angel, 9.30pm May 7/9, 7.30pm/9.30pm May 8/10.

Purple Playhouse, 36 Montefiore Road (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Return to Venice, May 4-June 2.

Town Hall (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: The Well, May 10-12/15-17/22-24; The Siilent Stream, May 10-12/15-17/22-24.


Community Centre, Windsor Way: Polegate Community Association Drama Group presents The Shell Seekers, 7.45pm May 8-11 (Sat mat 2.45pm). Tickets from Archer & Partners, 48 High Street, Polegate 01323 483348 or www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk


Little Theatre, Steyne Road: The Cemetery Club, 7.45pm May 10-18. Tickets available from Sussex Eyecare, Broad Street.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 5pm/8.15pm May 10, 2pm/7.30pm May 11; Alice in Wonderland Ballet, 2.30pm May 12; Carnaby Street, 7.30pm May 14-18 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Play It Again, 2pm May 11; Lionel Shriver, Who Needs Another Book? 3pm May 11; Charles Rangeley-Wilson and John Andrews, The river came to possess me, as rivers can, 3pm May 11; Polly Morland, The Society for Timid Souls, 11.30am May 12; Irving Finkel, Gilgamesh, 3pm May 12; Nicholas Shaxson, Treasure Islands, 4.30pm May 12; Steve Richards, Rock and Roll Politics, 6.30pm May 12; The Guardian Education Debate: Progress or Disaster? 8pm May 12; Luke Harding, Mafia State, 8.30pm May 12; What Makes A Book Worth Publishing? 6pm May 15; When Does a Comic Become a Graphic Novel? 8pm May 15.

Theatre Royal (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Tracy Chevalier, 8pm May 10; Alan Rusbridger and Richard Sennett, Play It Again, 2pm May 11.

Sallis Benney Theatre, 58-67 Grand Parade (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Laura Dockrill, 11am May 11; Chris Haughton, 11am May 12; Lauren Child, 2pm May 12; The BFG Tea Party Quiz with Gordon Winter, 4pm May 12; Michael Rosen, Philip Ardagh, Liz Pichon and Jamie Thomson, How Do You Write Funny Books For Children? 2pm May 11; Building On What We Have, 8pm May 12.


LEWES Riverside Club AGM plus Istria by Jenny Charman, 2pm May 10 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

Children’s Centre, YMCA, Lewes: 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.


COSTUME Sale, theatrical, pantomime and children’s costumes (some props), 9am-3pm May 11 at St Mary’s Social Centre, Christie Road, Lewes. Enquiries 01273 481004.

HONOR Blackman in conversation at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480, 3.15pm May 11.

NATIONAL Mills Weekend at Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker (01323) 844224, May 11/12.

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at Seaford Town Council Offices, 37 Church Street, May 11. By appointment only please call 01273 480281.

NUTLEY Windmill, Crowborough Road open for National Mill Weekend, May 11/12. Also open Wednesdays 11am-3pm.

OPEN Day at Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, from 10am, May 11.

SOUTHOVER Bonfire Society’s fifth annual Feast of St Pancras May Fair at Lewes Priory Park, 11am-4pm May 11. Entertainment, arts and crafts, food and drink. Tickets available from the Tourist Information Centre, Pelham Arms, King’s Head, St Pancras Stores and on the gate.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Hurstpierpoint Figure of 8, 5 miles. Meet in public car park, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint, 10.30am/1.45pm May 11.


BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, Rhododendron Rambles, 12.5 miles with Judi 01273 299981. Meet at Street Lane car park, Ardingly, 10am May 12.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Barcombe Mills, 12 miles. Meet in the Barcombe Mills car park off Barcombe Mills Road, 10am May 12.

WHOLE Hog Challenge for Marie Curie Cancer Care, a cross country run with a twist at Hindleap Warren, Forest Row, May 12. Sign up at www.mariecurie.org.uk/wholehogeastsussex or on 0845 052 4184.


LEWES History Group talk, The Duke of Newcastle and his Political Allies by Sue Berry, 7.30pm May 13 at the King’s Church building, Brooks Road, Lewes. All welcome, small entry charge on the door.

LEWES Riverside Club talk, After the Crash. A personal storey of healing by Martin Spinelli, 2pm May 13 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

CHOIR: Performing Arts Centre, Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road, Lewes: East Sussex Community Choir rehearsals, 7.30pm Mondays. We welcome all new members, whether you have some choral experience or you have never sung in a choir..

SUSSEX Family History Group, Rudyard Kipling by Gary Enstone, 7.30pm May 13 at the Luxford Day Centre, Uckfield.


EASTBOURNE Society AGM, 7.30pm May 14 at St Saviour’s Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne.

LEWES Footpaths Group day’s outing in East Sussex, meet at Lewes Railway Station, 9.54am train to Bexhill. Bexhill to Battle bring a picnic.

MID Sussex Ramblers with Sussex Archaeological Society walk, March On Lewes, picnic lunch, with Sue B and William (01825) 722135. Meet at Fletching Village car park, 9.30am May 14.

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm May 14.


BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, Joint walk with Bromley Ramblers, 12 miles with Alan Westphal 07982 415948. Meet at the car park by the Horsted Club, Horsted Keynes, 10am May 15.

LEWES Footpaths Group Meeting at Cliffe Church Hall, Lewes, 7.30pm May 15. How Green was my Greenland, an illustrated talk by Graham Albon. Visitors welcome.

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Hurstpierpoint South Circular, 3.5 miles with Richard P 07796 194947. Meet at Trinity Road car park, Hurstpierpoint, 7pm May 15.

TOURS: Crown Court bus stop, Lewes: 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.


BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, A Smugglers’ Walk, 5 miles with Jackie and Geoff F 01323 730915. Meet at Crowlink car park, 6.30pm May 16.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk, Bygones Steam and Water, 2.5 miles with Sue 482441. Bus 51 at Polegate High Street, 9.17am May 16. The Brickmakers Walk, 4.5 miles with Howard and Hilary 472174; Or Over the Hills, But Not Far Away, 8.5 miles with Jean and Betty 639507 (picnic). Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am May 16.



ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place, onca.org.uk: Our Time In Ice, until May .31.

Fabrica, 40 Duke Street: Fringe Event: The Blue Route, sculptures, noon-7pm May 4-26.

Lighthouse, 28 Kensington Street: Fringe Event: Mariele Neudecker, The Air itself is One Vast Library, 11am-6pm May 4-26.

Space@Create, New England House, York Hill (01273) 917272: Fringe Event: Working with Music’s Megastars, May 6-25.

University of Brighton Gallery (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Felix’s Machines, 10am-5pm May 4-10 (Thurs until 8pm) (live performance 9.30pm May 9/10); Nomad Land, 10am-5pm May 4-18 (Thurs until 8pm).

Various Locations (01273) 709709: Fringe Event: Magna Mysteria, May 9-12.CRAWLEY

The Hawth Theatre foyer (01293) 553636: St Wilfrid’s Catholic School, May 7-16.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Voller Art Exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, May 3-25.


Foundry Gallery, 32 North Street: Fringe At The Foundry. A contemporary exhibition featuring the work of well known artists and talented newcomers. Noon-5pm May 11-25 (closed Mon/Tues).

Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Fringe Event: Orders of Change, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun, May 11-23.


The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square: Fringe Event: Mariele Neudecker, Heterotopias and Other Domestic Landscapes, noon-6pm Thurs-Sun, May 4-26