What’s on - November 21 2014



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: David Mitchell Live, 7.30pm Nov 22.


Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Nov 21-23; Elsie Crumpet and Friends, 2pm Nov 23; Jo Neary and Friends, 8pm Nov 27; Comic Boom, 8pm Nov 27.

Laughing Horse at The Quadrant, 12 North Street (01273) 733238: The Big Saturday Night Comedy Show with Keith Platt, Sean McLauchlin, Mel Moon, Joe Hunter, Nick Hall and compere Sam Stone, 8.30pm Nov 22.

Otherplace at Bar Broadway (formerly Upstairs at Three and Ten), 10 Steine Street 07800983290: Off the Cuff, 8pm Nov 22; This Could be Fantastic! 8pm Nov 25; Luke Benson, 8pm Nov 27.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Stand Up for Sussex, a night of comedy with Jo Brand, Stephen K Amos and Guests, 7.30pm Nov 23.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Omid Djalili – Iranalamadingdong, 8pm Nov 21.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Music From the Heart 1, 7.30pm Nov 26; Music From the Heart 2, 7.30pm Nov 27.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Hiring – A Christmas Recital for the whole family, Johan De Cock, 4pm Nov 23. Tickets through www.johandecock.com or email jdcremixes@yahoo.co.uk.


St Wilfrid’s Church: Mid Sussex Sinfonia chamber concert, 6pm, November 30. Programme includes: Gordon Jacob – Old Wine in New Bottles and Brahms – Trio for clarinet, cello and piano. Tickets, £10 for adults and £1 for under 18s, can be purchased from Carousel Music, the ticket secretary or on the door. For more details see www.midsussexsinfonia.co.uk.


Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street: Classical Guitar concert featuring Paul O’Loughlin, 7.30pm Nov 21.

Lewes Town Hall: Esterhazy Chamber Choir Concert, Nov 22.


St Mary & St Peter’s Church: Byrdsong presents ‘From Cradle to Cross: Carols for Advent’, 5pm, Nov 23. Admission free (retiring collection).



Chailey Village Hall (on A275, next to Five Bells): Chailey & Newick Painting Group’s annual exhibition and sale of members’ work. Saturday and Sunday, November 22 and 23, 10am to 5 pm. New framed paintings, unframed work, artists’ greetings cards, demonstrations and home-made cakes to go with your tea or coffee. Admission is free, there is disabled access, easy parking and always a warm welcome.

Visit www.chaileyandnewickpaintinggroup.org.uk.



Brighton Centre 0844 8471515: Paloma Faith, 6pm Nov 21; Brit Floyd Discovery World Tour 2014, 7pm Nov 22; Kasabian, 6.30pm Nov 26; Lily Allen, 6.30pm Nov 27.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Erasure, 7pm Nov 23; Imelda May, 7pm Nov 25.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Alex Cornish, 8pm Nov 21; LT J Bukem, Aquasky, DJ B’Ka, 11pm Nov 21; Sarah Jane Morris: Bloody Rain, 8pm Nov 23; Asgeir + Laylow + Tenterhook + DG G, 7.30pm Nov 24; Ruarri Joseph (Trio) + Lily and Meg, 7.30pm Nov 25; Bizy Events presents, 7pm Nov 26; Rag N Bone Men, 7.30pm Nov 26.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The Standard Lamps, 8.30pm Nov 21; Drag Me to Hell, Nov 21; Sussex Universities Big Band, 8pm Nov 23; Soundphonica, 8pm Nov 26; Winter Mountain, 8.30pm Nov 27.

Shooshh, 214 Kings Road Arches: Runway, 10.30pm Nov 21; Glam, 10pm Nov 22; La Bamba, 10.30pm Nov 25; Azuri, 10.30pm Nov 27.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: The Hollies, 7.30pm Nov 23.


Burgess Hill Town Football Club, Leylands Park, Maple Drive: Dan Russell, now on his UK Tour from Brighton to Scotland, singing all the classics from the ’60s to the present day. Covering soul, motown, rock, blues and much more. 8.30pm – 11pm, Nov 21. Call 01444 254832 or email Barryp17@btinternet.com for more information.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Elijah Blue at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Nov 22; An Intimate Evening with (SWARB) Dave Swarbrick, 7.30pm Nov 22; Acoustic Open Stage Night, 7.30pm Nov 27.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road: Far Cry. New to the club, a four-piece classic rock band covering songs from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. 8.30pm – 11.30pm, Nov22. Email ckrbl@btconnect.com or call 01273 845829 if you require any more information.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Gang Show, Nov 27-29.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Foul Play, 8pm Nov 21; The Dayglo Pirates, Nov 22; Susie Moate and Steve Williams, 3pm Nov 23.

Dorset Arms, 22 Malling Street: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Dovetail Trio, 8pm Nov 22.


British Legion Club, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Evening, 8pm Nov 21.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Joan Armatrading, 7.30pm Nov 22.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Local and Live Sessions, 8pm Nov 22.



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: A Critical History of Design with Dr Graham Whitham, 10.30am Nov 27.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Jasmin Vardmon Company, Park, 7.30pm Nov 21; Grounded, 7.30pm Nov 21; Christmas Open Day, 11am-4pm Nov 22; The Muddy Choir, 7.30pm Nov 23, 2pm/7.30pm Nov 24; American Boy, 8pm Nov 26.

Otherplace at Bar Broadway (formerly Upstairs at Three and Ten), 10 Steine Street 07800983290: Claire Downie: Adult Child, Dead Child, 8pm Nov 21.

Theatre Royal 0844 871 7650: Twelfth Night, 7.45pm Nov 25-29 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).


Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: New Sussex Opera present Oberon, 3pm Nov 23; Not About Heroes, 7.45pm Nov 25-27 (Wed mat 2.30pm).

The Royal Hippodrome (01323) 412000: Old Time Music Hall, 7.45pm Nov 21/22, 3pm Nov 23.


All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: LLL Cabaret Sessions presents Three Events on One Day with a focus on Caribbean Culture, Nov 22. Booking and details at www.leweslivelit.co.uk

Lewes Town Hall: Julius Caesar, 7.30pm Nov 27. Tickets from Lewes Tourist Information Centre and lewesyouththeatre.co.uk.


BUTTERFLY Conservation Fundraiser: Wine Tasting with Harveys at the Linklater Pavilion, Railway Land, Lewes, 6.45pm Nov 21. Tickets from carolemortimer@hotmail.com

LEWES Riverside Club, Forgotten Heroes of Lewes by Geoff Bridger, 2pm Nov 21 at St Thomas’s Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

MADE 2014 (Craft Fair) at Brighton Dome 01273 709709, Nov 21-23.

OPEN Day at Wilmington Priory, Wilmington 10am-4pm Nov 21-25. Free event, visit landmarktrust.org.uk for further details.


Charity antique and collectors fair, Lewes Town Hall, 10am to 4pm. Refreshments available. Fisher Street entrance.

COLLECTORS and Antiques Fair on behalf of Action Medical Research for Children at Lewes Town Hall, 10am-4pm Nov 22.

LEWES Passion Play general open auditions, 10am-2pm Nov 22 at St Pancras Church, Irelands Lane. Info: towardslewes2015@gmail.com 07926 486567.

PRESENTATION on Computer Awareness at Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, 4pm Nov 23. Free event.

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.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Eastbourne, Jevington and Friston Circular. Moderate 11 miles. Meet at Youth Hostel on A259 East Dean Road, 10am Nov 23.

CRAFT FAIR: Local artists and crafters will be selling their wares at a Christmas Art and Craft Fair in the heart of Burgess Hill. Come along and browse more than 20 stalls of handmade crafts and gifts, including jewellery, artwork, accessories, festive decorations, greeting cards, kids clothes and toys, edible goodies, refreshments and more. Raising money for the Royal British Legion with a tombola. 11am to 4pm at Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. Free entry to all. For details see www.facebook.com/bhcraftfair or email bhcraftfair@gmail.com.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Cowbeech, undulating 5 miles with Vivien 07771 774492. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 9.30am Nov 23.

MID Sussex Ramblers A Downland Walk, 5.5 miles with Ann P 01273 843850. Meet at Jack and Jill Windmills car park, Clayton, 1.30pm Nov 23.


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

Lewes: The Monday Literary Society. Pelham House Hotel, St Andrew’s Lane, Lewes. 8pm talk by David Blount. ‘Radio: Where the Pictures Are Better’. Visit www.mondayliterarysociety.co.uk.

MONDAY Literary Society: David Blount – Radio: Where the Pictures are Better, 8pm Nov 24 Pelham House Hotel. Tickets from Bow Windows Bookshop or www.mondayliterarysocity.co.uk.


Cooking Class: Guilt Free Chocolate Desserts. 10am to 11.30am. Big Life Organics, 112 South Road, Haywards Heath. Learn how to create dairy and sugar free chocolate desserts and cookies. Book (£25 per person) in store or via 01444 628667 or classes@biglifeorganics.co.uk.

LEWES Footpaths Group, November Stroll. Details from Bert 01273 473052. Meet at North Street car park, Lewes, 10.30am Nov 25.

MID Sussex Ramblers, High Weald Explorer, 5.7 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Friars Gate near Crowborough on B2188, 10.30am Nov 25.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Thomas Telford by Graham Albon at St Leonard’s Church Hall, 7.30pm Nov 25.

TEA Dance at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 2pm-5pm Nov 25.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, To Framfield. Moderate 12 miles. Meet at Blackboys Recreation Ground on B2102, 10am Nov 26.

LEWES District Seniors’ Forum, Golden Age Singers with coffee and raffle at Cliffe Hall, 10.30am Nov 26.

TEA Dance at the Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, 2pm-4.30pm Nov 26.

THINKTANK at Christ Church, Prince Edward’s Road, Lewes. Revd Christopher McDermott, Conflict resolution in East London, 7.30pm Nov 26.


POLEGATE Ramblers, Seaford to Newhaven to Seaford, 5.5 miles with Ted 484923. Or, Down and Out, 9 miles with Lucy and Dorothy 01424 210454. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Nov 27.

Special Christmas Market: The Hillcrest Centre , Newhaven. 9.45am to 2pm. Local produce, locally made and locally sourced. Cakes, baked goods jewellery, textile crafts, cards, whole foods, wood-turning. Christmas gifts and seasonal fare.