What’s on - November 14 2014



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Nov 14-16; Tony Jameson – Football Manager Ruined My Life, 8pm Nov 19; Paul Foot: Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon Sharp Major, 8pm Nov 19; Eve Ferret’s Fabaret, 8pm Nov 20.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: John Cooper Clarke, 7pm Nov 16.


The Elephant and Castle: Frank Forlorn presents Berlin – My Part in its Downfall, 8pm Nov 16. Tickets available behind the bar or frankforlorn.wordpress.com.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Tom Stade: Decisions, Decisions, 8pm Nov 20.


Connaught Theatre, Union Place 01903 206206: Jo Brand, 8pm Nov 20.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm Nov 15; Calefax, 11am Nov 16.


St Andrew’s Church, Junction Road: Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra – Leader Andrew Biggs. Concert of The Genius of Mozart, Marriage of Figaro Overture, Symphony no 35, ‘Haffner’, and Haydn, Trumpet Concerto, Symphony no 103, ‘The Drumroll’. Conductor: Michael Stefan Wood BEM. Trumpet: Alice Boileau. November 15 at 7.30pm. Tickets £11 from Burgess Hill Help Point or 01444 232067 or £13 on the door.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: RAF in Concert, 7.30pm Nov 20.


St Laurence Church: Gabrielle Stephens, classical guitar, 5.30pm Nov 15.


The Henfield Hall, Coopers Way (01273 493365): Brass Fusion in concert. This ever popular brass ensemble will perform on December 14 at 2.30pm. An afternoon of fine music including some festive favourites. Raffle and refreshments. Tickets £5 on door. Visit www.brassfusion.co.uk.


Horsham YMCA, Sports Social Hall, Gorings Mead, Brighton Road: Horsham Organ and Keyboard Society concerts. The club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. Subscription rate: £15 per annum per person and £4 at each of the concerts. Visitors: £7. Call 01293 523814, email hoks@mypostoffice.co.uk or visit www.organfax.co.uk/clubs/horsham.

St Mary’s Church: CHCS concert on November 15 at 7.30pm. In Flanders Field: Reflections on Remembrance 1914-2014. Faure Requiem, The Armed Man excerpts, works by Goodall and Willcocks. Interval refreshments in support of Chase, The Children’s Hospice.

The Capitol (01403 750220): Horsham Symphony Orchestra, 7.30pm, £14, Nov 22; The Silver Belles Christmas Show, £12.50, 2.30pm, Nov 24; Syd Lawrence Orchestra, 7.30pm, £21.50, Nov 28.


St Leonards Church, Church Street: Seaford Choral Society, autumn concert, 7.30pm, Nov 29. Programme includes works by Schubert, Finzi, Vaughan Williams and Berlioz. Tickets £10 from sponsors Newberry Tully Estate Agents, 53 Church Street. Alternatively, call the secretary on 01323 482387. People can also get tickets from choir members or at the door. Visit www.seaford-choral-society.com or email info@seaford-choral-society.com.



Horsham Museum, Causeway (01403 254959): Horsham Quilters are presenting an exhibition, Nov 3 to 29, 10am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday. Quilts (display changed every week) and quilted items, all produced by members. Place a vote in the competition and meet some of the members who may be stewarding.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Iron & Wine: Solo Acoustic, 7pm Nov 17.


Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: A Day To Remember, 6.30pm Nov 15.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The Blockheads, 7.30pm Nov 15; Pascuala Ilabacca and Fauna, 7.30pm Nov 16; The Specials, 7pm Nov 17; Little Dragon, 7pm Nov 17; Bellowhead, 7pm Nov 18; John Surman, 8pm Nov 18; Spectrum, 7.30pm Nov 20.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: How Things Work, 7.30pm Nov 14; JFB + Nick Thayer, 11pm Nov 14; Spellbound, 9pm Nov 15; Ray Cooper, 8pm Nov 16; Iluvlive, 7.30pm Nov 18.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Café Scientifique, 8pm Nov 19; Eliza Shaddad, 8pm Nov 20.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: T-Rextasy, 7.30pm Nov 17; The Sensational 60’s Experience, 7.30pm Nov 18.


Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre, Wickhurst Lane: Join Willie Austen and the band for the perfect Christmas celebration for friends and colleagues. Evening starts at 8pm with music and dancing from 9pm to 11.30pm. Tickets are £5 per person. Nov 28.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The BBC Big Band, 3pm Nov 16; John Mayall’s 10th Anniversary Tour, 7.30pm Nov 19; Joan Armatrading 2014, 7.30pm Nov 20.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: 60’s Gold, 7.30pm Nov 18.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Black Strap Molasses at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Nov 15.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Rapscallion, covering all their classics from the past five decades of rock and pop. 8.30pm to 11.30pm, November 15. Contact: ckrbl@btconnect.com, 01273 845829.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Paul Carrack, 7.30pm Nov 16.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Frigg, 7.30pm, Nov 19, £17.50; Rat Pack Live, 7.30pm, £22.50, Nov 20; Jive Talkin’, Bee Gees tribute, 7.45pm, £19, Nov 21; Joe Brown, 7.30pm, £25, Nov 26; Hello Again – A Tribute To Neil Diamond, 7.30pm, £16.50, Nov 27; One Night Of Elvis, 7.30pm, £21, Nov 29.

The Coot, Cootes Avenue (01403 255996): The Fusion Brothers, Nov 29 at 8:30pm.


All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Union Music Store presents Emily Barker and the Red Clay Halo, 7.30pm Nov 14. Tickets from 01273 474053 www.unionmusicstore.com

Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: King Porter Stomp, Nov 14; Tar Babies Duo, 3pm Nov 16.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Jody Kruskal: Us Old-Time and Vintage Music for all concertina systems, 10.45am-4.45pm Nov 15 with evening performance.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Dick Miles, 8pm Nov 14.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: No Jacket Required, 7.30pm Nov 14.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Sgt Pepper’s Only Dart Board Band: The Farewell Tour, 8pm Nov 15..


Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road 01903 206206: Animals and Friends with Steve Cropper, 7.30pm Nov 14.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Dear Searge, noon Nov 15.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Blackouts: Twilight of the Idols, 7.30pm Nov 14; Hoke’s Bluff, 7.30pm Nov 15.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Dancing in the Streets, 7.30pm Nov 19; The Dreamboys, Fit and Famous, 7.30pm Nov 20.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Royal Opera House – The Winter’s Tale, 7.45pm Nov 19.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: The Russian State Ballet and Opera House presents Swan Lake, 7.30pm Nov 19.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Private Peaceful, 7.30pm Nov 17/18, 2.30pm Nov 19; Shackleton’s Carpenter, 7.45pm Nov 20/21, 2.30pm Nov 22.

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: T.A.D.A. 7.30pm Nov 14/15.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Meet the Author event. An Audience with Elly Griffiths, 7.30pm Nov 14; Presentation and entertainment afternoon, Hear This, 2pm Nov 15.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Musicality, Nov 14/15; Ariel Othellos Showcase, 7pm Nov 16; Rory McGrath and Philip Pope in Bridge Over Troubled Lager, 8pm Nov 20.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Swan Lake, 7.30pm Nov 15; Carousel, Nov 19-22.


The Capitol (01403 750220): Hello Dolly! (Horsham Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society ), £15 to £17, 7.30pm (2.30pm Saturday matinee), Nov 11 to 15; Dead Leaves, 7.30pm, £10, Nov 15; The Rats & The Patient (Agatha Christie), £12, 8pm, Nov 20 to 22.

The Capitol: A celebration of some of the world’s best loved musicals, featuring some of the area’s most talented performers. Featuring Ariel Company Theatre, HAODS, Fi Step’s. With performances from Sarah Esser, Jack Lane, Claude Hopkins, Nathaneal Landskroner, Becky Hunt and many more. 7.30pm, November 30. Tickets: £15. All profits go to Cancer Research UK. Tickets available from www.thecapitolhorsham.com or the box office on 01403 750 220


The Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue: Rustington Players present The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelan. To commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One. November 12 to 15 at 7.45pm. Bar from 7.15pm. £9. Call 01903 715153.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Fascinating Aida, Charm Offensive, 7.30pm Nov 15; McAllister-Brown Dance School, Wonderland, 2.15pm/6.30pm Nov 16; Dinosaur Zoo, Nov 18/19; Madama Butterfly, 7.30pm Nov 20.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Persuasion, 7.30pm Nov 14; Eric and Little Ern, 5pm Nov 16.


Pavilion Theatre 01903 206206: Fascinating Aida, Charm Offensive, 7pm Nov 16.


TALK: John Challis, Only Fools and Boycie at Lewes Little Theatre, Lancaster Street, 7.30pm Nov 14. £15 lewestheatre.org/book.

TALK: Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road. Burgess Hill, 8pm. Burgess Hill Local History Society. Patrick Gallager will talk about Queen Victoria’s State Funeral. Members £1, visitors £3 (including refreshments). Visit www.burgesshillmuseum.co.uk.


VICTORIAN Christmas Fair at Lewes Corn Exchange. Victorian Photographer, tea shop, lots of stalls and goods to buy. Proceeds to The Chestnut Tree, St Peter & St James Hospice and the Mayor’s Charity. 10am-3.30pm Nov 15.

QUIZ NIGHT at Selmeston and Alciston Village Hall, Nov 22, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Teams of up to six persons. Tickets £8 per head. Supper of jacket potato with sausages cheese, salad etc. Please bring your own drink and glasses. To reserve your table contact Jan Matthews 01323811380 janet.matthews1@btinternet.com, Jan Allen 01323871634 jan06@btinternet.com, Michele Boys 01323870623 michele.boys@live.com by November 17 to ensure your places.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Home from Home Circular, moderate 10 miles. Meet at 1 Amberley Road, Willingdon, 10am Nov 16.

BRIGHTON Records and CD Fair at the Brighton Centre, from 9.30am Nov 16.

MID Sussex Ramblers, Hurstpierpoint Circular to the West, 6 miles with Phil 01273 835931. Meet at Trinity Road car park, Hurstpierpoint, 10.15am Nov 16.

SUSSEX Pathfinders walk, Alfriston, 11 miles Downland. Meet at The Willows car park, North Street, Alfriston, 10am Nov 16.

TALK, A History of Peregrines in Sussex 1904-2014 by Phil Everitt of the Sussex Peregrine Study, at the Linklater Pavilion, Railway Land Local Nature Reserve, Lewes 4pm-5.30pm Nov 16. £5 including tea and cake, tickets on the door from 3.40pm or from info@railwaylandproject.org.


Learn to Line Dance at the Redwood Centre, Haywards Heath. Monday afternoons from 2pm to 3pm. Call 01825 765618.

Lindfield Dramatic Club presents An Evening of World War One Songs and Readings, 8pm. Upstairs at The Bent Arms, Lindfield. Admission free by phoning 01444 484474.


LANDPORT Residents Association meeting, 7.30pm Nov 18 in the Landport Youth Centre, Landport Road. All residents are welcome at the meeting.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Balsdean Valley, Favourite Walk 4, 5.5 miles with Janet 01273 475867. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Nov 18.

LEWES U3A Public Lecture Special, Reflections on the Great War 1.30pm-4.30pm Nov 18 at Lewes Town Hall Council Chamber. Please register by emailing Malcolm.cornwall@gmail.com.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Forgotten Philanthropy by Dr Sally White at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford, 7.30pm Nov 18.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Rambling From Seaford, moderate 10 miles. Meet at Seaford Martello Tower No 74 free car park east end of seafront, 10am Nov 19.

MID Sussex Ramblers Group Annual General Meeting at Haywards Heath Town Hall, 7.30pm Nov 19.

Mid-Sussex Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Lecture on ‘Ai Weiwei – Everything is Art. Everything is Politics’ by Frank Woodgate. 10.15am for 10.45am at Clair Hall, Haywards Heath. www.mid-sussexdfas.org.uk.

SUSSEX Military History Society, Plane Deception by Adrian Hills (SMHS Member), 7.30pm for 8pm Nov 19 at the Royal Oak Public House, Station Street, Lewes.

TEA Dance at the Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing (01903 206206) 2pm-4.30pm Nov 19.


NEWHAVEN Gardening Society, Phonographs – Gramophones and Recording by Dave Homewood, 7.30pm Nov 20 at Age Concern Day Club, West Quay, Newhaven.

POETRY performance, open mic poetry night with compere Ollie Wilson at the Lewes Arms, 8.45pm Nov 20. Tickets on the door.

POLEGATE Ramblers, Leisurely Walk, Autumn Ramble, 2.5 miles with John W 489228. Meet at Medical Centre for bust 50 at 9.47am to Hellingly Village Hall, Nov 20. Blackboys Walk, 4.5 miles with Maureen and Jeff 501520; or, Three Churches and Three Pubs, 9.5 miles with Christine 841708. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am Nov 20.