What’s on - November 30 2012



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: John Hegley – Beyond Our Kennel, 8pm Nov 30; Krater Christmas Kracker, 6.30pm Nov 30/Dec 1; Krater Comedy Club, 8pm Dec 1; Bent Double, Dec 2; Charity Chuckle – Stand Up To End Violence Against Women, 8pm Dec 4; New Act Night, 8pm Dec 5.

The Quadrant, 12-13 North Street: The Big Saturday Night Comedy Show, 8.30pm Dec 1.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Greg Davies, 8pm Dec 3.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Cafe (4/12) 8pm Dec 4.



St Mary’s Church, 61 James St, Kemptown: We All Live Together – a Concert for Worlds Aids Day, 7.30pm Dec 1. Tickets from www.brightongmc.org or on the door.


Royal Hippodrome Theatre (01323) 412000: Christmas With The Salvation Army, 7pm Dec 6.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: The Trafalgar Trio, 2.45pm Dec 2.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Forest Row Lifeboat Choir, 1.30pm Dec 4.


Hailsham Pavilion (01323) 841414: A Festival Band Concert by Wealden Brass in aid of The Royal Air Forces Association Wings Appeal, 2.30pm Dec 2.


Adastra Hall, Keymer Road: Come - Sing with us at our Christmas Concert of Carols and Songs and some entertainment, too by local Concert Party Friends and Neighbours, Dec 1, 2.30-4.30pm. Admission £2.50 which will include your refreshments - children 16 and under just £1. Please join us for an enjoyable and festive afternoon. Advance tickets at Pavilion Electrics in Keymer Road, Hassocks or by ringing 01273 845291.


St Wilfrid’s Church, Church Road: Fletching Singers is presenting their Advent concert of seasonal music in aid of Chestnut Tree Hospice Dec 1, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 are available at the door or online from www.localboxoffice.com


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: RTWSO – Nicola Benedetti, 3pm Dec 2; Heathfield Schools Christmas Concert, 7pm Dec 4; The Big Christmas Sing, 5.30pm/7.30pm Dec 5.



Brighton Centre 0844 847 1515: Happy Mondays, 6.30pm Nov 30; Madness – The Charge of the Mad Brigade, 2.30pm/6.30pm Dec 1; Keane, 6.30pm Dec 2; Rizzle Kicks, 6.30pm Dec 6/7.

Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Souled Out Choir, 8pm Dec 1; The bootleg Beatles, 8pm Dec 4; The xx 7pm Dec 6; Source New Music, 8pm Nov 30; Rodriguez – Searching for Sugar Man, 8pm Nov 30.

Coalition, 171-180 Kings Road Arches: DJ Yoda, Dec 1.

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Arches: Chew Lips, 7.30pm Dec 1; The Other Tribe, 7.30pm Dec 4; Stealing Sheep,7.30pm Dec 5.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Phronesis, 7.30pm Dec 2; North Sea Scrolls, 7.30pm Dec 5.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Bark Like A Dog Blues Jam, 8pm Dec 2; Action for Happiness, 8pm Dec 4; Bliss Art, 8pm Dec 5; Jason and the Kingkickers, Dec 6.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street: Love They Neighbour and Be Nothing Present, 8pm Dec 3; Crooked Fingers, 8pm Dec 5.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Buddy Holly & The Cricketers, 7.45pm Dec 3.

The Haunt, 10 Pool Valley: The Skints, 7pm Nov 30; Needtobreathe, Dec 1.


The Five Bells: Misty Blues, Nov 30; Strings Plus, Dec 7.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: The Kast Off Kinks, 7.45pm Dec 6.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: 10cc Live In Concert, 7.30pm Dec 1; Dancing Queen In Concert, 7.30pm Dec 2.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: The Branco Stoysin Trio 7.30pm Nov 30; Reflecctions at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Dec 1.


Hailsham Pavilion, George Street (01323) 841414: A Musical Novelty, 2.30pm/7.30pm Dec 1.


Horsham Sports Club, Cricketfield Road: Horsham Sports Club Jazz Night with The Freddy Woods 18 Piece Jazz Orchestra, Dec 5. Starts at 8pm. Members free, visitors £1.50.

The Queens Head, Queens Street: Alter Ego, Dec 1.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Fitsroy, 8pm Nov 30; Shauna Parker and The Saloon Bar Band, Dec 2.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Katie and John Howson: East Anglian Dance Music for any Instrument, 10.45am-4.45pm Dec 1 with evening performance.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Lewes Late Night Shopping Open Night, Dec 6.


Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians, 7.45pm Nov 30.


The Ravenswood: Evening: The Blunter Brothers, Nov 30. Sunday Lunch Jazz: Pete Mabey Band, Dec 2; Pam’s People, Dec 9.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Floyd Effect, 8pm Dec 1.



Ardingly College: College Musical - Cabaret, Dec 5-8, 7.30pm.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Woodland, 10.30am/12.30pm/2.30pm until Dec 2.

New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place (01273) 746118: Hansel and Gretel, Dec 6-9.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Moscow City Ballet, The Nutcracker, until Dec 1; Haunting Julia, 7.45pm Dec 4-8 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Joss Arnott Dance, 7.45pm Dec 1; Misery, 7.45pm Dec 2.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Tango Pasion, 7.30pm Nov 30; Russian State Ballet and Opera House, Swan Lake Dec 4/5, Sleeping Beauty, Dec 7/8.

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Duet For One, 7.45pm until Dec 1 (Sat mat 2.30pm).


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Around the World in 60 Minutes, 6.30pm Nov 30; Christmas Tales, 7.30pm Dec 5.


All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: An Infant King, 7pm Dec 1.

Little Theatre, Lancaster Street (01273) 474826: Lewes Theatre Club presents a double bill, Animal Farm and The Browning Version, Dec 1-8.


Village Hall: Newick Amateur Dramatic Society presents Murdered to Death, 8pm Dec 5-8. Box office 01825 722359 or 01825 722985, tickets also available at Newick Butchers or info@newickdrama.org


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: The Pirates of Penzance, 2.30pm/7.30pm Dec 1.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: The Emperor’s New Clothes, 10.30am/11am/3pm Nov 30-Dec 3.


Wivelsfield Village Hall: Wivelsfield Little Theatre presents The Railway Children, Nov 30 (7.30pm) and Dec 1 (2.30pm and 7.30pm). Tickets £7 (£5 for under 12s) from 01444 471201.


LEWES Riverside Club talk, Frost Fairs by Ian Currie at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, 2pm Nov 30.

TALK, Nov 30. Lewes Archaeological Group talk, Woodland Archaeology and Lidar by Vivienne Blandford, 7.30pm at Lewes Town Hall Lecture Room.


CARIBBEAN Evening at Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, 5pm-8pm Dec 1. Free event.

CHRISTMAS Fair at Wallands School, Gundreda Road, Lewes, 3pm-5.30pm Dec 1. All welcome. Christmas crafts, Father Christmas, raffle, tombola, festive refreshments and much more.

DRUSILLAS Park, Alfriston (01323) 874100, Santa’s Christmas Cottage, weekends from Dec 1 (Dec 15-23 daily).

EASTBOURNE Choral Society perform Rutter Gloria and carols at All Saints Church, Grange Road, Eastbourne, 7.30pm Dec 1. Tickets from Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre or on the door.

FATHER Christmas at Penshurst Place, Tonbridge, 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm Sat/Sun until Dec 23.

LAVENDER Line Santa Specials, Isfield, Sat/Sun until Dec 23.

POLEGATE Sketching and Painting Group, Art Exhibition and Sale of Work, 9am-1pm Dec 1, St John’s Church Hall, Polegate.


BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, Winter Wander, 6 miles with Jill H 01323 845584, meet 10am Berwick Railway Station North car park, Dec 2; Or A Day At The Races, 10 miles with Bridget and Mike 01323 739722, meet 10am at the Half Moon Inn, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, Dec 2.

WALK Dec 2, Lewes Footpaths Group, Laughton, half day walk or 203 mile stroll with Roy 477740. Meet 9.30am North Street car park, Lewes.


LEWES Riverside Club talk, Frost Fairs by Ian Currie at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, 2pm Dec 3.

PLAYMAKERS – Woodland, craft for children, 1.30pm Dec 2 at Brighton Dome (01273) 709709.

TEA Dance with the Footloose Dance Orchestra, 2pm Dec 2 at Brighton Dome (01273) 709709.

THE Monday Literary Society talk by Ian Marchant, Something of the Night, 8pm Dec 3 at Pelham House Hotel, St Andrew’s Lane, Lewes.


THE GROUP, a club for unattached men and women aged 45+. Walking, eating out, sport, arts and music, theatre, travel. Not a dating agency, but an opportunity to make new friends. Club night in Lewes on Dec 4. www.thegroup.org.uk for details.

SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club, Dead Men and Animals: Do Tell Tales by Sara Green, 7.30pm-8.30pm St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford, Dec 4.


BEACHY Head Ramblers walk, Downs Walk, 10 miles with Geoff F 01323 730915, meet at East Dean Village car park, 10am Dec 5.


SNOW Queen Treasure Hunt at Lewes Late Night Shopping Event, Dec 6. Collect a map from the precinct to participate in this fairy-tale themed treasure hunt for families.