What’s on - September 14 2012



Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club, Sept 14-16.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Ed Eales-White: Champions, 8pm Sept 15.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Comedy Cafe, 8pm Sept 15; Simon Evans, Friendly Fire, 8pm Sept 20.


The Denton Lounge, Marine Parade (01903) 206206: The Treason Show, 8pm Sept 14.



St Laurence Church: Sussex Flutes, 5.30pm Sept 15. Free entry.


All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Musicians from Ardingly College, 1pm Sept 20. Free admission with retiring collection.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast, 11am-1pm Sept 16; Richard Hawley, 8pm Sept 19; Dexys, 7pm Sept 20; SOURCE New Music, 7.30pm Sept 20.

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Arches: Hey Sholay, 7.30pm Sept 14.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Brighton Jazz Club, Christine Tobin: A Thousand Kisses Deep, 8pm Sept 14; Spellbound, 9pm Sept 15; Barber, Taylor and Reed, 8pm Sept 16; Iron Boot Scrapers, 7.30pm Sept 20.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: The Move-Ons, 8.30pm Sept 14.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street: Brighton Rocks #7, 7pm Sept 14; Brighton Rocks #8, 7pm Sept 15.

The Haunt, 10 Pool Valley: Motion City Soundtrack, 7pm Sept 18.

West Hill Hall, Compton Avenue (01273) 327976: Meg Baird and Jason Steel, Sept 14.


The Five Bells: Tracy Jane Sullivan (Reggae), Sept 7; Lou Glandfield (Blues), Sept 14; Little While Blue, Sept 21.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Karen Lane and Paul Malsom, Jazz Lunch, noon Sept 16; Joe Brown, 7.30p Sept 19.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: The Roy Hilton Jazz Quintet, A Night in Birdland, 8pm Sept 14; City of Ashes at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Sept 15.


Chequer Mead Theatre, De La Warr Road (01342) 302000: John Noyce – Songs of Yesteryear, 1.30pm Sept 18; Jazz Cafe, 7pm Sept 20.


Clayton & Keymer Royal British Legion, Woodsland Road 01273 845829: Contraband, 5 piece band covering songs from Duffy Snow Patrol, Michael Jackson & much more, Sept 15.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Magnets, 8pm Sept 15.


Clair Hall, Perrymount Road 01444 455440: Spiers & Boden, Sept 21, 8pm. Twice winners of the BBC Radio 2 folk awards for best Duo with punky English folk.


Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Craig Morgan Robson Vocal Harmony Workshop, 10.45am-4.45pm Sept 15; Craig Morgan Robson Ballad Forum, 10.45am-4.45pm Sept 16.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Ian Chisholm and Stephen Sibbald, 8pm Sept 20.


Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians Night, 7.45pm Sept 14.


Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade (01903) 206206: The Pasadena Roof Orchestra: Licensed to Swing, 7.45pm sept 15.



Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Blue Orange, 7.45pm until Sept 22 (Sept 20/Sat mats 2.30pm).

The Marlborough Theatre, 4 Princes Street (01273) 570028: Stark Naked Dallas, 8pm Sept 14/15.

Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street 07800 983 290: Oh My Irma, 7.30pm Sept 18/19.


Martlets Hall, Civic Way 01444 242888: An Evening with Peter Alliss, Sept 18, 7.30pm. The Legendary ‘Voice of Golf’ makes his stage debut in this delightful evening of tales, anecdotes and questions; Burgess Hill Beer Festival, Sept 21 & 22, 6-11pm. A wide selection of beers, ciders and larger with great food and music; How The Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land, Sept 23 1.30pm & 3.30pm. Great show for kids aged 3 and upwards, based around the show seen on Cbeebies.


Festival Theatre (01243) 781312: Antony and Cleopatra, until Sept 29.

Minerva Theatre (01243) 781312: Private Lives, Sept 21-Oct 27.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Explosive Beats, 7pm Sept 14/15; That’ll Be The Day, 7.30pm Sept 17; Soap Opera, 7.30pm Sept 20-22 (Sat mat 2.30pm).


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Disco Inferno, 7.30pm Sept 18-22 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Eastbourne Stagers invite you to Be Our Guest! Again, 7.30pm until Sept 15 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: Snared, 8pm Sept 20-22, 4pm Sept 23.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Super Psychic Saturday, 2.30pm/7.30pm Sept 15.


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Guys and Dolls, until Sept 15.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Dreamboats and Petticoats, Sept 17-22.


Clair Hall, Perrymount Road 01444 455440: How The Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land, Sept 22, 1.30pm & 3.30pm. Great show for kids aged 3 and upwards, based around the show seen on Cbeebies.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Murder on the Nile, 7.30pm Sept 17-22 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm).

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Mr Micawber, 8pm Sept 14; Trinity Youth Theatre Company, 4.30pm/6.30pm/8pm Sept 17; A Woman of No Importance, 1pm/3pm Sept 18/19.


Connaught Theatre, Union Place (01903) 206206: Sherlock Holmes – a Study in Fear, 7.30pm until Sept 15.

Pavilion Theatre (01903) 206206: That’ll Be The Day, 7.45pm Sept 16.



Village Hall: Alciston and Selmeston Village Market, 10.30am-noon, Sept 18. Various stalls, coffee, tea, biscuits, also bacon sandwiches. Entrance free.


Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: The British Beard and Moustache Championships, 2pm Sept 15; Ho Bina, music and movement for babies and children, Under 2’s 10am, 2-4 years 11.15am Sept 19.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Tango Boot camp, 8pm Sept 14; Cafe Scientifique, 8pm Sept 18; Wellsbourne Society, 8pm Sept 20.


Carters Corner Farm, BN27 4JA: Barn Dance in aid of The Sara Lee Trust with The Catsfield Steamers, 7.30pm Sept 14. Barbecue, raffle and bar available. To book call 01424 456608.


Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Tea Dance, 2pm-5pm Sept 18.


All Saints Centre, Friars Walk: Grupo Lokito, Kinshasa Soukous meets Cuban Salsa, 8pm Sept 15. Tel: 07919 444204.

Pelham House, St Andrews Lane (01273) 488600: 1970s Murder Mystery Dinner, 7pm Sept 15.

Southover Church Hall, St James Street: Southover Bonfire Society members an dnew members pre-bonfire meeting, 7-10pm Sept 18. Discover why and where we march and where to get your costumes for the march or just take this chance to get to know your committee better and to learn how you can enjoy and contribute your time, energies and ideas to your bonfire society.

Railway Station: Bike Ride – 10.35am train to Polegate for a 20 mile ride around Pevensey Levels and back along a stretch of the Cuckoo Trail. Sept 15.

Upstairs at the Lewes Arms, Mount Place: Lewes Poetry, 8.15pm Sept 20.


Lewes District Council Offices, Fort Road: Norman Baker MP Surgery, Sept 15. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.


The Royal Oak and Castle: Long Man Morris Men with guests Oojah Kappivvy, 8pm Sept 14.


Willingdon/Polegate Windmill, Park Croft: Annual Bread Day Competitions, Sept 16.



The PowderMills Hotel, Powdermill Lane: Pure Augutm Art Fair, 10am-6pm Sept 14-22.


De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Hang On A Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea... by Richard Wilson, until Oct 1.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Chinese Brush Painters Society, until Sept 21.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Modern African Art, 10am-4pm until Sept 29.


Various Locations: Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012, until Sept 23. HQ Stade Hall. Details from Hastings Information Centre.


The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Sussex Watercolour Society’s 35th Annual Show, Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm until Sept 20.

Pelham House, St Andrews Lane (01273) 488600: Mark Glassman, Painting, until Oct 2.


Various Locations: Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012, until Sept 23. HQ Stade Hall. Details from Hastings Information Centre.



Alfriston School: Zumba, Mon 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.


Village Hall: Arlington Art Group, untutored and informal, all ages and abilities, 7-9pm Thursdays. More information from 01323 485153.


Hotel: Birling Gap Safety Boat Association meets on the first Thurs of every month. Call 07884 101 505 or come down and speak to the crew.


Village Hall: Village Hall Market, first Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01435 863795.


Beechwood Hall, Beechwood Lane: Every Tuesday 10am-noon, Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.


Kip McGrath Tuition Centre: Revision classes in Maths, English and Science. For details call 01892 611599.


St. Leonard’s Church Hall, Heighton Road: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays 2.15-3.15pm. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.


United Reformed Church hall, Upperton Road: Concentus Chorale. Rehearsals Mondays, 7.30-9.45pm. For details ring 01323 643358 email supergran009@aol.com


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.


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


Village Hall: Village Hall Market, second Saturday of every month 10am-noon. Fresh produce, usual craft stalls. More info 01323 811286.


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

All Saints Arts Centre, Friars Walk: Oyster project Drop In and Community Cafe, every Wednesday 11.30am-2.30pm. Home cooked hot lunch with veggie option, snacks.

Children’s Centre, YMCA: 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.

Crown Court bus stop: 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.

Dairy Studio: Young artists (11+) and little artists (8+) paint in a professional art studio, alternate Sundays in term time, call Susie 858438/www.dairystudio-art courses.

Elephant and Castle (upstairs): Concertinas Anonymous, informal sessions for concertina players, 8pm second Tues evening of the month. Admission free.

Hesketh Potteries: Painting on Pots, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Adults and children welcome. Call Chris 01273 487150 or just pop in.

House of Friendship, 208 High Street: Cruse Bereavement Care Lewes Drop-in, 10-11am newcomers, 11am-noon main group, Fridays.

Lewes FC: Five week Health and Lifestyle Information Course, Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm. £2 per session.

Lewesiana, High Street: Introduction to DSLR photography classes, 6.30-9pm Mondays from Sept 5. Jerry 07711 519948.

Near Lewes station: Action for Change, positive action healthy lifestyles, Tuesday evening clinic. Ring 0300 111 2470 or email reception.gh@action-for-change.org to make an appointment.

Performing Arts Centre, Sussex Downs College, Mountfield Road: 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.

South Malling Parish Church: Sussex Harmony, a small group of singers and instrumentalists perform the music of old rural England and America. Practices Thursdays 8-10pm. Try it out with a friendly, enthusiastic group. Ring Paula Arthur 01435 830934 and get lots more details from www.sussexharmony.org.uk

The Body Workshop: Zumba Weight Loss Sessions, 11.30am-1pm Tuesdays. For details and to reserve your place call Julie 07733 099735.

The Pelham Arms (01273) 476149: DJ Task Saturday Safari, every week from 8pm.

The Tetley Hut, Ham Lane: Lewes Sea Cadets, 6.45-9.15pm Tuesdays, for boys and girls aged 12-18. Sailing, canoeing, barbecues, national vocational qualifications and much more. Contact Heather Wells 01273 487234 or email tsdefiance.lewes@btinternet.com


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.

Kempton House, Cavell Avenue: Over 60’s can stay healthy or work their way back to good health with movement to music at an Extend class. Wednesdays, 10-11am. Further details from Jenny on 01273 515373.


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

The Bay Hotel, 2 Eastbourne Road (01323) 768645: The Big Jazz, new weekly Jazz Night, every Tuesday 8-10.45pm. Free entry.


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


Football Club, Anchor Field: Ringmer Barn Dance Group: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8pm (no meeting in September). £3. More information from 01273 814254/812760.

St Mary’s Room, Ringmer Village Hall: Lewes District Art Club meets 2-4pm every Tuesday for a varied programme of demonstrations and workshops. New members welcome. Phone 01273 812316.


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.

Mercread Youth Club: Zumba, Tues/Thurs 10-11am. Louise 07786 425758.

St Peter’s Church Hall, Blatchington: Yoga classes for the less able organised by the Seaford Group of the Eastbourne and South Wealden Multiple Sclerosis Society, 11am-noon Thursdays. £4 per lesson.

The Trek Club: Zumba, Fri 7-8pm. Louise 07786 425758.


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


Foresters’ Hall, Harcourt Road: Uckfield Community Orchestra is an orchestra for ages 8 to 88, we are a friendly and enthusiastic group and would love to meet new members of any ability. We meet weekly during term-time on Wednesday 6.15-8pm. If you play an orchestral instrument, especially strings, do come along, or call Sundari on 01342 823099. You can also view our web-site: www.uckfield-community-orchestra.co.uk

Luxford Centre: Uckfield Art Group, Tuesdays 7-9pm. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere www.uckfieldartgroup.co.uk or ring 01825 765021.


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



Village Hall: Chailey Commons Society - Sheffield Park and its Gardens by Andy Jesson, Head Gardener, 7.30pm Ept 20.


St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – Dead and Buried in Sussex by David Arscott, 2pm Sept 14/17.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Sussex Military History Society – Dunkirk: May to June 1940 by Major Freddy Hunn, 7.30pm for 8pm Sept 19.


Age Concern Day Centre, West Quay: Newhaven Gardening Society – British Inland Waterways by Graham Albon, 7.30pm Sept 20.

Enterprise Centre, Denton Island: Inspirational Talk with guest speaker Jan Meeks, 6pm Sept 18.



Car park: Birling Gap Beachcombers, half a mile with Natasha Sharma, National Trust, 3pm Sept 15. Booking recommended 01323 423197.

National Trust Car Park: Sussex Pathfinders – 8 miles strenuous, 10.30am Sept 16.


Seven Sisters Visitor Centre: Walk and beach clean, Seven Sisters Country Park, with ESCC Rangers, 1.30pm Sept 15. Booking essential 01273 482670; The Seven Sisters, above and below, 6 miles with Andy Mitchell ESCC Ranger, 2.30pm Sept 15.


Village Green near cricket pavilion: Beachy Head Ramblers – Crossing the Border – Twice, 12 miles with Naomi and Pete 01323 485005, 10am Sept 19.


British Legion car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Bluebell Cutting, 7 miles with Chris 07984 247882, 11.10am Sept 16 (please bring picnic lunch).


Hove Lagoon: Sussex Pet Rescue and Cat Welfare Sussex, Charity Walk for the Animals, from Hove Lagoon to Brighton Pier and back, noon Sept 16. Information and sponsor forms from 01273 725943/423861.


Trinity Road car park: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Hurstpierpoint Circular, 3 miles with Ann 01273 843850, 2.30pm Sept 15.


North Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – (all day) Broad Oak, Heathfield with Hilda and Graham 472678 (picnic lunch), 9.30am Sept 19.


Railway Station Platform 1: Polegate Strollers – 10.03am train to Lewes, Sept 18.

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Powdermill and Ponds in Autumn, 5 miles with Kim and Lynn 764220 or 07704 892811, 9.30am Sept 20; Winchelsea, Cockmarling and Royal Military Canal, 8 miles with Sheila and Frank 01424 221611 (picnic lunch), 9.30am Sept 20.


Car Park, Station Road: The Two Abbeys and the Two Villages, 4 miles with Graham Kean, Wealden District Council, 2pm Sept 20.


Car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – To crowhurst and Back, 6 miles with Graham F 07729 723549, 10am Sept 15.


Red Lion car park: Polegate Ramblers Leisurely walk, Let’s Do It Again, Peelings Lane Circular, 3 miles with Geoff W 486901, 10.15am Sept 20.


Falmer Road (B2023) car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Windows and Kipling, 13.5 miles with Judi 07890 409355, 9.30am Sept 16.