What’s on - November 1 2013



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Adam Hills – Happyism, Nov 2.


Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Comic Boom, 8pm Oct 31; Krater Comedy Club, Nov 1-2; The Maydays Confessions, 8pm Nov 1; The Maydays present Tonight’s Top Story, 8pm Nov 2; Bent Double, 7.30pm Nov 3; You Think You’ve Got Problems, 8pm Nov 4; Laugh Out Loud, 6.30pm Nov 6; Andrew O’Neil Is Easily Distracted, 8pm Nov 6.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Lee Nelson, 7.30pm Nov 7.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Comedy Night with Adnan Ahmed, Marlon Davis, Adam Bloom and MC Dave Ward, 8.30pm Nov 7.

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Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Reginald D Hunter, 8pm Nov 3.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2.45pm Nov 3 (pre-concert interview 1.45pm).


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Trio Galbino, 2.45pm Nov 3.


All Saints Parish Church: Sussex Chorus presents Brahms Requiem, 7.30pm Nov 9. Tickets from 01444 412579 or www.WeGotTickets.com or the Dome Box Office 01273 709709.


St Dunstan’s Church: Charity Jazz Concert with Jacqui Dankworth, 7.30pm Nov 9. Cash bar open from 7pm Tickets available from St Dunstan’s Parish Office 01435 873484. All proceeds split between church funds and the PCC charity Friends of the Holy Land.


St Leonard’s Parish Church: A celebration of the life of Adrian Shepherd MBE (1939-July 2013), conductor and renowned cellist, 2.30pm Nov 2.

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Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: RTWSO, Kate Moore, 3pm Nov 3.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Lisa Stansfield, Nov 3; The Best of Keane – Live from Berlin, 7pm Nov 6.


Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Brit Floyd presents P-U-L-S-E 2013, 7pm Nov 5; Jessie J, 6.30pm Nov 6/7.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Jamie Cullum, 7pm Nov 4; Rokia Traore, 8pm Nov 6.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Halloween Special: Carrie, 11.30pm Nov 1; Pixelated, 11pm Nov 1; Horizon Recordings: Halloween Special, 11pm Nov 2; Emma’s Imagination, Nov 4; Steve Cradock, 7.30pm Nov 5; The Dylan Project and special guests, 8pm Nov 7.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Fem Rock, Oct 31; Bryan Whellams Chill Club, Nov 3; This Is Elvis, 8pm Nov 6.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: The Buddy Presley Show, 8pm Nov 2. Tickets on door or from www.wegottickets.com/event/209948; Blue Shift Jazz Band at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Nov 2.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Johnny Cash Roadshow, 7.30pm Nov 6.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Bad Boy Boogie, Nov 1; The Contenders, 8pm Nov 2; Susie Moate, 3pm Nov 3.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Halloween Night, Nov 2.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at the Royal Oak – The Young ‘Uns, 8pm Nov 7.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at the Royal Oak – Len Graham, 8pm Oct 31.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm Nov 1.

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Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Rat Pack Live, 7.30pm Nov 1; Slade and Sweet, 7.30pm Nov 2.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Sgt. Pepper’s Only Dart Board Band, 8pm Nov 2.


The Sussex Oak, Church Street (01403 265028): Live Jazz with Andy Walker and Friends. Starts 8pm. Takes place on the second and last Thursday of every month.



Memorial Hall: Battle Light Opera Group presents HMS Pinafore, 7.30pm Nov 7-9 (Sat mat 2.30pm). Tickets available from any cast member or from the ticket secretary on 01424 211140.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: First Fridays; Simon Mole, Indiana Jones and the Extra Chair, 7pm Nov 1; Ink On My Lips, 7.30pm Nov 2; The World Holds Everyone Apart, Apart from Us, 5pm Nov 3.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Gorrid The Horrid, a musical show for the whole family, 1pm Nov 3.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: God of Carnage, 7.45pm Nov 1/2/5-9, 2.30pm Nov 3.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Ha Ha Holmes, 7.45pm Oct 31; The Vagina Monologues, 7.45pm Nov 1; Our House, Nov 4-9.

The Basement (01273) 699733: Holiday on Stage – Last Days of Luxury, 8pm Oct 31; Tomorrow’s Parties, 8pm Nov 6/7.


Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: A Christmas Carol, Oct 30-Nov 2; The Ripper Tales, 7.45pm Nov 5-9 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Guys and Dolls, Oct 30-Nov 2.


Church of St John sub Castro, Abinger Place (01273 480189):Bach and Vaughan Williams, November 2, 7.30pm, in aid of the Church Fabric Fund, given by Nicolas Chisholm (tenor),Caroline Ardron (flute), Nick Milner-Gulland (piano and harpsichord), Nick Murray (oboe) and a professional string quartet led by Robert Retallick. Tickets: £12.


Community Centre: Polegate Community Association Drama Group presents, See How They Run! 7.45pm Oct 30-Nov 2 (Sat mat 2.45pm). Box Office Archer and Partners, 48 High street (01323) 483348 or online at www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk

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Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Ha Ha Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles, 7.30pm Nov 5; Three Phantoms, 7.30pm Nov 6/7.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Secret Garden, 7.30pm Nov 1.


LEWES Riverside Club, Helping the Blind to See Vietnam by Harvey Lineham, 2pm Nov 1 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

MIND Body Spirit Festival at the Brighton Centre, Nov 1-3.


DAY School, The Art of Vienna, 2pm Nov 2 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes, Tel: 01273 477447.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Chailey Circular, 4.5 miles with Diane 01444 450493. Meet at North Chailey Sports Ground car park, 10.30am Nov 2.

STARS at the Barn Junior Final, 2.30pm Nov 2; Adult Final, 7.30pm Nov 2, at the Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane, Seaford. Tickets available from Seaford Information Centre.

LEWES Saturday Folk Club, Halloween night, £3. We light the open fire and the candles and serve home-made soul cakes. Bring songs and tunes to suit the season. Elephant & Castle, White Hill. www.elephantandcastlelewes.co.uk, 8pm. valmaigoodyear@aol.com 01273 476757 website www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org.

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

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Wilmington, 5.5 miles. Meet at Wilmington Priory car park, 10am Nov 2.


LEWES Footpaths Group, Chiddingly, 5 miles with Roy 477740 (pub lunch). Meet at top North Street car park, 9.30am Nov 3.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Jack and Jill Circular, 4.5 miles with Bernard and Barbara. Meet at Jack and Jill Windmills car park Clayton, 10am Nov 3.

SUSSEX Pathfinders, Ditchling Common Country Park, 10 miles. Meet in the car park just off Folders Lane, 10am Nov 3.


ACTING Classes at the New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place, Brighton (01273) 808353, 7.30pm Nov 4/11/18/25.

FOOD Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 8pm Mondays in the Wood Room, St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane, Lewes.

HOVE: 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

LEWES Riverside Club, Helping the Blind to See Vietnam by Harvey Lineham, 2pm Nov 4 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

LEWES: 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


EASTBOURNE Local History Society talk, Sussex and the Napoleonic Wars by Helen Poole, 2.45pm at St Saviours and St peters Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne. Non members £1.

BURGESS HILL: St Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: The Sussex Harmonisers, male Barbershop chorus, rehearse every Tuesday 7.30–10.15pm. If you like to sing, you’ll find it fun to sing with us and you don’t have to be able to read music. New voices (Baritones and Tenors especially) are always welcome so just come along and see what goes on; ring Brian Beglin on 01273 553102 for more details; or take a look at our website, www.sussexharmonisers.org.uk.

PORTSLADE: 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

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, How Jazz Band Works by Derek Budd, 7.30pm Nov 5 at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford.

SEAFORD: 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.

ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA: 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


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Tye-Ing A Figure of Eight, 11.5 miles with Naomi and Pete 01323 485005. Meet at the Buckle car park, Seaford, 10am Nov 6.

HAILSHAM: 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.

PEACEHAVEN: 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.

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


HAMMER & Tongue at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480, 7.30pm Nov 7.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely walk, No Fishing for Compliments, No Flies On Me, 2.25 miles with Sue T 482441. Bus 51 Polegate High Street, 9.47am Nov 7. The Cuckoo Line, 5 miles with Brenda 470114 and pat 07946 401281; Or, Along The Tops and Bottoms, 10 miles with Christine 841708. Ramblers meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate 9.30am Nov 7.



Bradness Gallery, Spithurst (01273) 400606: Michael Cruickshank New Paintings, 11am-6pm Oct 21-Nov 3.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Crawley Art Society, Oct 20-Nov 1; Oriel High School, Nov 4-14.


Towner Gallery, Devonshire Park: Wonderland, Nov 2-Jan. Curator’s talk: Wonderland, 12.30pm Nov 7 (free).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Joan Crowhurst art exhibition, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Nov 1-30.


Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Two Visions featuring painter Meryl Stringell and sculptor Pippa Burley, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, Oct 19-31; Sometimes – Eva Clarberg, 10.30am-5pm Tues-Sat, noon-5pm Sun, Nov 2-14.

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Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: T&C Foundation Showcase; Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Service Nov 5-16.