What’s on - September 7 2012



De la Warr Pavilion (01424) 229111: Comedy on the Roof, Carl Donnelly, 7pm Sept 9.


Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Krater Comedy Club Sept 7-9; Hey Gringo! Through Peru, 7.30pm Sept 9.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Charity Chuckle with Sam Savage, Sept 11.

The Quadrant, 12-13 North Street: Funny Side Up, 8pm Sept 13.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Jimmy Tarbuck, 7.30pm Sept 9.

Winter Garden (01323) 412000: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 9pm Sept 7.



All Saints United Reformed Church, Junction Road: 1.10-1.55pm: String Trio: Beatrice Sales, Nick Cooper and Andrew Biggs, Sept 13. Doors open 12.30pm. Entrance free, but donations towards costs appreciated. Refreshments available. More information from 01444 870977.


St Laurence Church: Meditative music from new trio Multiplicity Ensemble, 5.30pm Sept 8. Free entry.


All Saints Church, Eaton Road: Lunchtime Recital – Astraeus Ensemble, 1pm Sept 13. Free admission with retiring collection.


All Saints’ Church, High Street: Tiger Arts Lunchtime Concert - 1pm: Sussex Flutes, Sept 12. Admission free with collection at the door.


St Leonard’s Church, Church Street: Lucy Williams soprano, Gregg Isaacson guitar, 1pm Sept 8.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, 7.30pm Sept 7.


Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade (01903) 206206: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, 7.45pm Sept 11.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Yiri Baa, 8pm Sept 8; Patti Smith and Her Band, 8.30pm Sept 12.

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Arches: The Moons, 7.30pm Sept 8.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Apples & Eve, 7.30pm Sept 5; A Place to Bury Strangers and guests, 8pm Sept 12; Guitar Masters UK: Andy McKee, Preston Reed and Jon Gomm, 7.30pm Sept 13.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Acumedia, 6.30pm Sept 5; Swingalicious, 8pm Sept 7; Anja McCloskey and Band, Sept 9.

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street: Brighton Rocks #5, 7pm Sept 7; Brighton Rocks #6, 7pm Sept 8.

St George’s Church, St George Street, Kemp Town: Brighton Jazz Club, John Law’s Three Ways Trio, 8pm Sept 7.

The Haunt, 10 Pool Valley: Water Tower Bucket Boys and Hatful of Rain, 7pm Sept 7.

The Master Mariner, Brighton Marina: Millie Cartwright, Sept 7, 9pm.


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


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: Totally Tina, 7.30pm Sept 13.

Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: The White Horse Folk Club at the regular coffee morning, 10am-noon Sept 8.


Chequer Mead Theatre, De La Warr Road (01342) 302000: The Blues Band, 7.30pm Sept 7.


Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Harvest Supper, Sept 8.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Sisters Unlimited, 8pm Sept 13.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: The Billy Fury Years, 7.30pm Sept 9.


Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade (01903) 206206: Raymond Froggat, 7.45pm Sept 7; Think Floyd, 7.45pm Sept 8; John Mann’s Summer Seaside Melodies, 2pm Sept 12.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: An Evening with Naomi Wolf, 7.30pm Sept 7.

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Blue Orange, 7.45pm Sept 13-22 (Sept 20/Sat mats 2.30pm).


Martlets Hall, Civic Way 01444 242888: Wrestling Spectacular, Sept 8, 7.30pm. The giants of the grappling game are back.


Festival Theatre (01243) 781312: Antony and Cleopatra, Sept 7-29.

Minerva Theatre (01243) 781312: Surprises, until Sept 8; Absurd Person Singular, until Sept 8.


Congress Theatre (01323) 412000: 42nd Street, 7.30pm until Sept 8 (Sat mat 2.30pm).

Devonshire Park Theatre (01323) 412000: Three Men in a Boat, 7.45pm until Sept 8 (Sat mat 2.30pm); Eastbourne Stagers invite you to Be Our Guest! Again, 7.30pm Sept 11-15 (Sat mat 2.30pm).


Chequer Mead (01342) 302000: Guys and Dolls, Sept 13-15.


Hailsham Pavilion, George Street (01323) 841414: The Comedy of Terrors, 7.30pm until Sept 8 (Sat mat 2.30pm).


Various locations: Artwave 2012, until Sept 9. www.artwavefestival.org artwave@lewes.gov.uk Tel: 01273 484497.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Colin Fry, 7.30pm Sept 8.

Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Compaid’s Got Talent 2012, 7.30pm Sept 7.


Connaught Theatre, Union Place (01903) 206206: Sherlock Holmes – a Study in Fear, 7.30pm Sept 11-15.



Brighton Dome (01273) 709709: Brighton Mini Maker Fair, 10am-5pm Sept 8.

Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: Catalyst Club, 8pm Sept 13.

Saddlescombe Farm (01273) 857712: Heritage Open Day, 10.30am-4pm Sept 9.


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.


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Tea Dance, 2pm Sept 12.


23 East Street: Norman Baker MP Surgery, Sept 7. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street (01273) 472527: A Miscellany of Readings, a recital of readings by actors from Lewes Little Theatre, 7.30pm Sept 7.

Corn Exchange, Lewes Town Hall (Fisher Street entrance): Lewes U3A Open Day, 10am-noon Sept 12.


Hillcrest Community Centre, Hillcrest Road (01273) 611490: The GuestHouse Storytellers, Sept 11.

Paradise Park car park, Avis Road: Newhaven and District Lifeboat Society car Boot Sale, 9am Sept 8.


Great Ote Hall: Open Gardens in aid of St Peter and St James Hospice, 2pm-5pm Sept 9.



Keepers, Bo-Peep Lane: Open Studios, 11am-5pm Sept 8/9.


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


Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive (01323) 899296: 10 artists work displayed in garden setting with tea, cakes and light refreshments, noon-5pm Sept 8/9. Proceeds from teas and raffle of artists work to Macmillan Cancer Support.


The Hawth Theatre (01293) 553636: Robert Sulley, until Sept 9; Chinese Brush Painters Society, Sept 10-21.


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


St Laurence Church and Village Hall: Art and Soul at Falmer art exhibition, 11am-5pm weekends during Artwave.


Various Locations: Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012, Sept 8-23. HQ Stade Hall. Details from Hastings Information Centre.


19 Mill Road: Phil and Aileen Duncan welcome the Sussex Arts Collective, noon-5pm Sept 8/9.

The Hop Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane: Sussex Watercolour Society’s 35th Annual Show, Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm Sept 8-20.

Paddock Art Studio, Paddock Road: Stephanie Kirk, Open Studio, 11am-5pm Sept 8/9.

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


51 Christie Road: Julie Turner hosts members of the Sussex Arts Collective, 10am-6pm Sept 8/9.


Various Locations: Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012, Sept 8-23. HQ Stade Hall. Details from Hastings Information Centre.


The Crypt Gallery, 23 Church Street (01323) 894870: Seaford Photographic Society, from 10am until Sept 9; Beyond Torch The Run by Kristina Veasey, 10.30am-9pm Sept 11, 10.30am-4.30pm Sept 12.


Atbox BN7 3PE: The Nature of Art, 11am-6pm Sept 8/9.


Trinity Theatre (01892) 678678: Niki Campbell and Lindsay Connors, Works on Paper, until Sept 7.



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.


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.

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


Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road: Newhaven Community Choir – new choir for Newhaven. £5 a session, first session is free, 7-9pm. No need to read music of have previous singing experience, just come along. For details/ bookings ring Stella Clifford 01273 611861.

Shakespeare Hall: Aerobics, Tues 6.30-7.30pm; Ballroom Fitness, Wed 11am-noon; Zumba, Wed 7.30-8.30pm. Louise 07786 425758.


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.


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.



St Saviour’s Church Hall, South Street: The Eastbourne Society – The History of Devonshire Park and the Winter Garden by Richard Crook, 7.30pm Sept 11.


Ventnor Hall, Central United Reform Church, Blatchington Road (01273) 298159: Sussex Family History Group - Frosts, Freezes and Fairs: 1000 years of winters on the frozen Thames and other rivers by Ian Currie, 7.30pm Sept 12.


St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe: Lewes Riverside Club – The Times and Crimes of Jack The Ripper by Clive Hamblin, 2pm Sept 7/10.


Civic Centre: Uckfield Decorative and Fine Arts Society - Opera and Melting Pot of Culture by Sarah Lenton, 2.30pm Sept 12. New members and guests welcome.

Luxford Day Centre, Luxford Way (01444) 452524: Sussex Family History Group – Dead and Buried in Sussex by David Arscott, 7.30pm Sept 10.



The willows coach and car park, North Street: The Old Coach Road, 4.25 miles with Nick Brown, 10am Sept 8. Booking recommended 07918 907265.


Bateman’s Visitor Reception: History of the High Weald Landscape Walk, 3 miles with Kevan Gibbons, National Trust, 10am Sept 9. Booking essential 0844 2491895.


Brede’s School: Beachy Head Ramblers – Eastbourne Circular, 12 miles with Geoff F 01323 730915, 10am Sept 12.


County Hall car park: Beachy Head Ramblers – Hidden Lewes, 2 miles with Rosemary 01273 473392, 10.30am Sept 9.

North Street car park: Lewes Footpaths Group – Sandwich to St Margarets at Cliffe 11.25 miles, Sandwich to Walmer Castle 7.5 miles with Bert 473052, 8am Sept 9.


Recreation Ground car park: Sussex Pathfinders – Maresfield, 10 miles, 10.30am Sept 9.


Lay-by on B2176 just north of junction with B2188: Mid Sussex Ramblers – Penshurst Circular, 7.2 miles with Tony 01444 469470, 10.30am Sept 11.


Road to the west side of the Half Moon Pub: Sussex Pathfinders – Plumpton, 7 miles 10am Sept 8.


Jubilee Tree, St Johns Road: Polegate Strollers – Walk to hill overlooking Wannock Tea Rooms, 10am Sept 11.

Wannock Road Recreation Ground: Polegate Ramblers – Wood and Water, 5 miles with Roger L 723268, 9.30am Sept 13; Cars and Birds, 10 miles picnic only with Margaret 485585, 9.30am Sept 13.