What’s on - September 20 2013



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Stewart Lee: Much A-Stew About Nothing, 8pm Sept 20.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Terry Garoghan: The Auntie Flo Slide Show, 1pm Sept 22; Robert Newman’s New theory of Evolution, 8pm Sept 24; Brighton Comedy Festival presents Squawker Awards heats, 8pm Sept 24; Comic Boom, 8pm Sept 26.


Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm Sept 20.



The Hawth (01293 553636): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm Sept 21; Lunasa, 7.30pm, September 22; Georgie Fame & Sons, 7.30pm, September 25; Let’s Hang On, 7.30pm, September 26;


The Capitol (01403 750220): Beyond The Barricade, September 27; Bert Kaempfert Gala Concert, September 28; Gareth Gates, September 29.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: SOURCE New Music, 7.30pm Sept 20.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Everything Is Connected, 7.30pm Sept 19; How Things Work, 7.30pm Sept 20; Spellbound, 9pm Sept 21; Rebecca Dancer, 7.30pm Sept 22; Wire plus support, 7.30pm Sept 23; Kathryn Williams, 7.30pm Sept 25.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Wellsbourne Society 8.30pm Sept 26; Flash Lit Fiction, 8pm Sept 26.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: A Sensational ‘60s Experience, 7.30pm Sept 20; Blues Night, Steve James, 7.45pm Sept 21; Lunasa, 7.30pm Sept 22; Georgie Fame & Sons, 7.30pm Sept 25; Let’s Hang On, the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, 7.30pm Sept 26.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Naked Voices at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Sept 21.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: The Bay City Rollers Story, 7.30pm Sept 20.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: Felix Fables, Sept 20; Adam Piggott plus Jayne Freeman, 3pm Sept 22.

Elephant and Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Bryony Griffith and Will Hampson, Sept 21; Bryony Griffith Fiddle and Song workshop 10.45am-4.45pm; Will Hampson Medlodeon workshop, 1.30pm-4.45pm Sept 21.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at the Royal Oak – Jez Lowe, 8pm Sept 19; Folk at the Royal Oak – Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick (advance tickets only), 8pm Sept 26.


Shots Bar, Albion Way: Acoustic Nights @ Shots, every Sunday 8pm.

Tunbridge Wells

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Alexander Armstrong and his Band, 8pm Sept 26.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: A Celebration of Jazz Piano, 8pm Sept 20.


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.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Tales From Old Japan, 11.30am/2.30pm Sept 22; Call Mr Robeson, 2pm/8pm Sept 24.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Ali Cook: Principles and Decisions cabaret, 8pm Sept 26.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Grandpa in My Pocket, Teamwork! 7pm Sept 18, 11am/5pm Sept 19, 5pm Sept 20, 1pm/5pm Sept 21, 11am/3pm Sept 22; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sept 24-28.


The Hawth (01293 553636): The Sensational ’60s Experience, 7.30pm, September 20; Another Chance To Get It Right (Neil Innes), 7.45pm, September 26; Anne Wright and Jan Dayton, 7.30pm, September 27.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road 0845 680 1926: An Audience with Charles Dickens, 7.30pm Sept 20.

East Grinstead

Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: East Grinstead Operatic Society presents Oliver! Sept 19-21.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: French Can-Can, 7.30pm Sept 19; Paul Daniels – From Legend to Leg End, 7.30pm Sept 21.


The Capitol (01403 750220): TJ Higgs, September 26; The Elephant Bridesmaid, September 8; Horrible Science, September 19 to 21; T J Higgs, September 26; Stephen Foster & Phil Reid: One Up, One Down, September 28; The Snail And The Whale, October 1 and 2; The Vagina Monologues, 8pm, October 4.

Tunbridge Wells

Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613: Aliens Love Underpants, 1.20pm Sept 20, 10.30am/1.30pm Sept 21/22.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Compaid’s Got Talent 2013, Sept 21.


BRIGHTON Art Fair, various times at Brighton Dome (01273) 709709, Sept 20-22.

EAST Hoathly and District Preservation Society talk, Charles II and his Escape Through Sussex in 1651 by Helen Poole, 7.30pm at East Hoathly Village Hall. Non-members £3.

LEWES Riverside Club, Life and Death in Russia by Patricia Cockrell, 2pm Sept 20 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

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


HOVE: Freemasons, 38-39 Western Road: Alta, 9pm-2am Fridays; Aran Teynolds and Ollie Sturdy, 8.30pm-2am Saturdays.

LEWES Eco Houses, Open Weekend, Sept 21/22 at various locations. Visit www.lewesecoopenhouses.org.uk for details.

LEWES Steps Forward presented by East Sussex County Council at Eastgate Baptist Church Hall, Eastgate Street, Lewes. Exhibition of proposals for a number of transport schemes in the town to improve conditions for pedestrians and cyclists, 2pm-8pm Sept 20, 10am-4pm Sept 21.

LOCAL Community talk from the Eastbourne Bonfire Society , learn about the annual torch-lit procession, fire juggling, firework displays and more at Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, 2pm Sept 21.

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Hurstpierpoint Circular walk to the West, 5.5 miles with Phil 01273 835931. Meet at Trinity Road car park, Hurstpierpoint, 2.30pm Sept 21.

NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at Lewes District Council offices, Fort Road, Newhaven, Sept 21. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

MAYOR’S Art Auction at All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes. Viewing 2pm-4pm, auction 4pm Sept 21. Refreshments available. In aid of St Peter and St James Hospice and Pippa’s Group.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Downs, Forest and River Tracks, 13 miles with Colin W 01323 647665. Meet at South Hill Barn car park Seaford, 4.30pm Sept 22.

BRIGHTON: Hilton Metropole Hotel: Don McMurray’s Stompers, live New Orleans style trio in the restaurant 12.30-3pm Sundays.

BRIGHTON: Leconfield, 116/117 Edward Street: Tuesday Teaser (Quiz), Tuesdays 9pm; MiTunes, 8pm Saturdays; Boozy Bingo, 6pm Sundays.

LEWES Footpaths Group, Lewes Circular, Option 1 Lewes to A27 Housedean, 6 miles; Option 2 All-day 12 miles, bring a picnic, with Jill and Graham 473779. Meet at top North Street car park, 9.30am Sept 22.

MID Sussex Ramblers walk, Plumpton and the Downs, 6 miles with Jill 01273 480167. Meet at the Half Moon Pub car park, Plumpton 10.30am Sept 22.


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

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

LEWES Riverside Club, Gilbert and Sullivan by Ian Glendhill, 2pm Sept 23 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.

LEWES: 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.


BRIGHTON: Hanover Community Centre: Drum Unity – Pre-school drum group, 1.30pm under 3s, 2.10pm 3-5yrs, Tuesdays.

COOKSBRIDGE: 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.

EASTBOURNE Local History Society talk, A Day in the Life of an Genealogist by Ian Hilder, 7.30pm at St Saviours and St Peters Church, South Street, Eastbourne. Non-members £1.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, Jim’s 70th Walk, 9 miles with Jim 01435 868789. Meet at Punnetts Town Village car park, 10am Sept 25.

DENTON: 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.

HAILSHAM: Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Old Time Dancing, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm, £2 per evening incl refreshments. Details from Edna 01323 847506 or Dave 500180.

OPEN Day at the Holder Centre, Crowborough, Sept 25.


BELL Ringing at Chiddingly Church as part of the Chiddingly Festival, 6.30pm Sept 26. Box office 01825 872401.

BRIGHTON: Mash Tun, 1 Church Street: Tin Cup Collective, five piece soul/funk band, 9pm Wednesdays; They Mostly Come at Night, Indy, rock, electro, hip hop, 9pm Thursdays..

POLEGATE Ramblers, Wilmington’s Mystery of the Long Man, 5.5 miles with Jenny 722036; Or Caburn, 8.5 miles with Angela 504280. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Sept 26.



The 1066 Art Academy Gallery (upstairs inside Costa Coffee), High Street: Picasso at Play Exhibition, 11am-5pm Sept 13-22.

The Powder Mills Hotel: Pure Autumn Art Fair 2013, 10am-6pm Sept 14-22.


Neue Froth Kunsthalle, 22 Oriental Place (entrance at rear on Montpelier Road): Mungles Calypsus/Mungles Corpus, Sept 20-Oct 5.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Mike Hatchard Art Exhibition, Fri/Sat 10am-4pm Sept 6-28.


Holy Trinity Church: A Celebration of Materials, an art exhibition in redeveloped church glass and stone, 10am-4pm Sept 14-27.


Paddock Stable Gallery, Paddock Lane, Lewes: Small sculptures and paintings by Anne Scott. 14 to 21 September. 1pm to 7pm. Anne is a well established sculptor and artist. She lives in Sussex and has taught sculpture for many years at Paddock Art Studios.