Whats on in Lewes


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February Sat 25 February
@ Monks House
Here at Jump In Trampoline Arena, we have a host of offers running at specific times making our facilities available to all ages.
Our toddler time runs every weekday morning, it costs £10 for a parent/ toddler combo. It is a great time to get the kids out of the house and give them some fun... more

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@ Headway House, Jackies Lane, Newick BN8 4QX
We like people to come and visit us and see for themselves what the Link Centre can offer as a training organisation. Meet the people that make up the Link Centre – this one hour session is during the lunch hour on one of our Counselling/Psychotherapy training weekends, giving you the opportunity... more
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@ St Thomas Church Hall
Tutor: Bryan Davies
Nash responded to the English landscape but was also one of the most expressive recorders of the Western Front. He later found that surrealism liberated his imagination. Coincides with Tate Britain exhibition.

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@ All Saints Centre
PG 103mins
Live action fantasy adventure about a young orphaned boy who grows up in the woods alongside a giant friendly dragon.

Doors open 2.30pm

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@ All Saints Centre
12A 96mins
Directed by Clint Eastwood. Biographical drama based on the true story of Captain Chesley “Sully" Sullenberger, who safely crash-landed a plane on the Hudson River in 2009.

Doors open 4.45pm

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@ All Saints Centre
12A 133mins
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Doors open 6.30pm

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Diane & Steve Nevill host an evening on the theme 'Blow Hot, Blow Cold'. Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme, or do whatever you like. Damien Barber & Mike Wilson were to have been our guests this evening but there is serious illness in the Barber family and they have had to cancel for now. We... more
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Sun 26 February
@ Christs Church Hall
Breakfast, craft and celebration worship for all ages.
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@ All Saints Centre
PG 100mins
An animated fantasy about a gifted boy who embarks on a magical quest, accompanied by a maternal monkey and a samurai beetle.

Doors open 2.30pm

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@ All Saints Centre
12A 133mins
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Doors open 4.45pm

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@ All Saints Centre
15 111mins
A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.

Doors open 7.30pm

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March Thu 02 March
@ St. Laurence Church
Venue: University of Sussex Meeting House.
2017 will be a year of celebration for St. Laurence Church. To mark our 200th year in the present building we will be having special events throughout the year, including a series of lectures. The first is titled; "The Battle of the Styles" and takes... more

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Fri 03 March
@ The Dripping Pan
Teams of 4 (max. but under-16s can be added). Places limited, so booking advised. Optional meal-deal (fish or pie & chips + drink) for £10 per person (orders required before 7:45pm). General quiz. Small prizes.
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Sat 04 March
@ The Elephant and Castle
LEN GRAHAM: SONGS & BALLADS IN THE ULSTER TRADITION WORKSHOP
http://www.storyandsong.com/
Saturday 4th. March 2017 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £30 (£15 for two under-25-year-olds)
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/
Len is one of Ireland's... more

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@ St Michaels Church
Directed by Andrew Sherwood
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.3
Robin Milford Concertino for piano and strings in E Major, Op.106 and
Fishing by Moonlight for piano and strings
Soloist Margaret Fingerhut
Bartók Divertimento for String Orchestra
Peter Copley Tango

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Len is one of Ireland's best-known singers with an international reputation not only for his entertaining, eloquent & moving singing style but also for the breadth & depth of his knowledge of the Ulster tradition. He's one of the greatest modern song collectors.

Len will give us two... more

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@ The Kings Head
Bad Gumby is an English rock band formed in Buxted, England in 1976. After a few line up and name changes, by 1978 they had settled with the members Nigel Fahey- vocals, Rick Hallett and Tim Heasman - guitars, Peter Goodchild - bass and Graham Winter - drums. Signing to Afghan Records in 1978 the... more
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Sun 05 March
@ St Michaels Church
The St Michael's First Sunday Series gets off to a fantastic start this year with a demonstration recital about the Baroque Violin by Julia Bishop.

Julia will play works by Telemann, Bach and Biber and will chat about the instrument, the music and the period.

The recital is on... more

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@ St Pancras Church
Vivaldi Cello Concerto in B minor with Ella Rundle,
Finzi, Prelude for string orchestra, Purcell Chaconne in G minor, Handel Concerto Grosso op.6 no.11, Stanley Concerto Grosso in B minor

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Fri 10 March
@ The Elephant and Castle
The Corruption of Capitalism, Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay

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About the talk:

Mark Twain wrote of the late nineteenth Century as a Gilded Age in America, in which vast inequality and insecurity were masked by a veneer of wealth concentrated in the hands of the... more

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Sat 11 March
@ Chapter House
A one day workshop exploring how to live your life differently, be fully alive, have more energy, vitality and purpose. Has your inner voice been calling you to be who you really are and truly live your precious life?? Start your new life journey and ask, with others, why are you here, what are... more
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@ Chailey Village Hall
JUMBLE SALE at Chailey village hall on Saturday 11th March at 11am in aid of the Bonfire Society. Donations of jumble appreciated in the morning. Easy parking.
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@ The Byre, Lewes BN8 5SN
Learn how to ease your Menopause symptoms naturally How to achieve optimal nutrition & food that supports you.
Get guidance for hormone balancing and health, through nutrition and movement.
Experience deep rest through gentle and restorative yoga practices (no yoga experience... more

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@ The Royal Oak
Born and raised in Sussex, Matt sings and plays melodeon and duet concertina, He has focused his solo repertoire on traditional songs and tunes that have been collected in Sussex. He will charm and entrance you with his delivery of traditional songs that range from epic ballads to comic songs to... more
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Sun 12 March
@ Linklater Pavilion
An illustrated talk by Steve Homewood.
Local naturalist and photographer Steve Homewood has spent the last 4 years observing and trying to understand the strange and spectacular phenomenon of the River Ouse's population of Thin Lipped Grey Mullet. In the spring they congregate in their hundreds,... more

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@ Westgate Chapel
Trumpeter/vocalist Sue Richardson is the special guest of Neal Richardson's Trio.
Refreshments available

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@ Westgate Chapel
Splash Point Jazz Club Lewes presents trumpeter/vocalist Sue Richardson with the Neal Richardson Trio.
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@ Brighton Komedia
Alexis’s third solo album features the work of eleven of his favourite musicians, handpicked to create new tracks designed to work in response to the songs on Piano, the third solo album by the Hot Chip frontman. Though the record can be synched with the original Piano recordings by playing both... more
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Mon 13 March
@ Kings Church
Kate Fowler Tutt (1868-1954) has been inaccurately and unfairly mythologised as having objected to the display of The Kiss in the Town Hall in 1914. So claims Frances Stenlake, who argues that she should be remembered instead for her great contribution to Lewes life: as headmistress, borough... more
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Wed 15 March
@ The Elephant and Castle
The first Lewes Science on Tap event: Three short science talks over drinks.

- Observing gravitational waves with LISA and LIGO - John Gribbin

- Animal navigation: Why is it so difficult to walk in a straight line? - Paul Graham

- Airport queues, highway traffic, and a zombie... more

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Fri 17 March
@ Beechwood Hall
Fantastic Charity Quiz Night in aid of The Bevern Trust to help give people with profound disabilities the opportunity to live a more fulfilling life. Ploughman's supper included and cash bar available.
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Sat 18 March
@ St Marys Church Hall
Self-hypnosis is an incredible resource you can use in so many different ways; and most people can do it. Visit my website to find out about using it to, relax, support your health, boost creativity, and work on specific issues and goals. Extensive handouts and a CD included. Booking essential –... more
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@ The Royal Oak
TOM McCONVILLE FIDDLE WORKSHOP
http://www.tommcconville.co.uk/
Places £35 (£17 for two under-25-year-olds)
Saturday 18th. March 2017 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA

'Tom is a brilliant fiddler & great singer; a wonderful ambassador of the James Hill... more

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@ Beechwood Hall
This workshop begins with The Dances of Universal Peace facilitated by Farzana and Jules. Farzana and Jules are a most beautiful team who have been co-facilitating the dances for many years in East Sussex and the surrounding areas. With dedicated musicians and a heartfelt depth of inclusivity their... more
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@ The Royal Oak
Tom (www.tommcconville.co.uk) is a splendid fiddle player & fine singer with a dry wit, combining the traditional music of Newcastle, Scotland, Ireland & the USA with classical, jazz & bluegrass flavours to produce a style of his own.

“Tom is a great player, and a terrific singer, he also... more

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Mon 20 March
@ A.S.APOTHECARY SHOP
To celebrate the spring equinox, we are inviting you to join us for an evening of laughter, balance and celebration of new beginnings.
A reading and discussion from the highly anticipated 'Living with Spaciousness', by author Louisa Thomsen Brits. Her previous book 'The book of Hygge' is a... more

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Wed 22 March
@ Headway House, Jackies Lane, Newick BN8 4QX
The Link Centre, in conjunction with Headway, holds a bi-monthly event giving those working or interested in the counselling / caring community an opportunity to listen to a talk, ask questions and discuss. This is followed by an hour of networking and chatting time.

The subject this... more

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@ Christs Church Hall
David Streeter Why conservation is important

David Streeter is an Emeritus Reader in Ecology at the University of Sussex. He has taught courses on conservation, and on the interactions between organisms and between organisms and their environment, since the 1960s. He has also served as... more

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@ Ringmer Village Hall
Three women of a ‘certain age’ gravitate to Paris.This is a popular play about three girlfriends with very different personalities, whose lives have taken different directions: Nancy, a retired headmistress determined to throw off the shackles; Anna, recently widowed and free after years of nursing... more
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Sat 25 March
@ St Thomas Church Hall
Tutor: Prasannajit de Silva
Captain Cook led three expeditions to the Pacific during the 1760s and 1770s, and was notable for including professional artists among his crew. Their work, and its effect on European understanding of their settings, will be examined.

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Tue 28 March
@ All Saints Centre
Lewes Football Club, Lewes FC Supporters Club and Comedy Beats announce a very special evening of superb stand-up comedy, featuring some of the best comedians on the circuit.

The event, at the All Saints Centre Lewes on Tuesday March 28, is headlined by TV personality, Leyton Orient fan and... more

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April Sat 01 April
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 236
ROY CLINGING: SONG ACCOMPANIMENT on CONCERTINA
Places £15 (2 under-25-year-olds £7)
Saturday 1st. April 2017
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/

Roy Clinging is a fine singer,... more

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@ Adastra Hall, Keymer Road, Hassocks
The West Sussex Scouts are excited to be travelling to Uganda this year. An important element of the trip is the 10-day community project where they will be helping the local people to build a much needed new kitchen in a primary school, plus a water bore hole and toilet. Uganda 2017 will be held... more
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Roy is a fine singer, concertina player & guitarist with a special interest in the traditional songs & dance music of his native Cheshire. He has performed at most of the UK's major folk festivals, be it in Mick Ryan's ballad operas, with the Cheshire fiddle player Neil Brookes or as a solo... more
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Wed 05 April
@ St Thomas Church Hall
Lewes & District Garden Society evening talk by Lesley Banks. 7.30 pm for 7.45pm guest welcome £3 or join for the year for £10.
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Sat 08 April
@ Cliffe High Street
A collection for Cancer Research with guest musicians - The Cool Hand Ukes at 12 . A visit from an Easter Bunny and Easter Greeting Cards on sale. Plus hot cross buns- kindly donated by Tesco.
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@ Banks Farm, Barcombe
Explore the fascinating grounds at Banks Farm off Boast Lane in Barcombe on Saturday 8th April. These intriguing private grounds span nine acres and are home to extensive lawns, enchanting woodland, and orchards all set around the lake, teeming with wildlife. Fresh tea and homemade cakes on sale.... more
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Sun 09 April
@ St Annes Church
A seasonally appropriate program of wonderful music by Renaissance and Baroque composers Buxtehude – Byrd and Farrant
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Sat 15 April
@ The Con Club
Talitha Rise bring their unique and hypnotising experience of art pop and progressive folk to the Con Club this April. The collaboration of emotive singer/songwriter Jo Beth Young and percussionist Martyn Barker (Shriekback, Robert Plant, Goldfrapp) has increasingly been enrapturing live audiences... more
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Sat 22 April
@ Ringmer Village Hall
Ringmer Tiddlers & Toddlers playgroup are holding our next Nearly New Sale on Saturday 22nd April in Ringmer Village Hall (BN8 5QH) from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. We are selling children’s clothes and equipment age 0-6 years including pushchairs, cots, highchairs, clothes, books, DVDs, toys and much... more
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Sun 23 April Sat 29 April
@ Lewes Town Hall
The East Sussex Bach Choir will be singing this 3 part oratorio, our Director is John Hancorn and our band for the evening will be the well respected Baroque Collective Leader Lucy Russell. This work was first performed in 1800 and tonight we will be singing it in English.

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May Sat 06 May
@ St Thomas Church Hall
Tutor: Robert Carrington
We take a musical tour from Eastbourne to West Sussex – including a short visit to Chichester – with Frank Bridge, John Ireland, Bax and Havergal Brian.

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@ St Thomas Church Hall
Tutor: Robert Carrington
We take a musical tour from Eastbourne to West Sussex – including a short visit to Chichester – with Frank Bridge, John Ireland, Bax and Havergal Brian.

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Sat 20 May
@ Holford Manor, BN8 4DU
Stunning gardens and a rich tapestry of flowers and herbaceous borders at Holford Manor, North Chailey are open for two days on the 20th and 21st May. Here you’ll also find rare sheep grazing in the meadow, resident geese, and in the distance, you might just see the bees working to make honey which... more
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Sun 21 May
@ Holford Manor, BN8 4DU
Stunning gardens and a rich tapestry of flowers and herbaceous borders at Holford Manor, North Chailey are open for two days on the 20th and 21st May. Here you’ll also find rare sheep grazing in the meadow, resident geese, and in the distance, you might just see the bees working to make honey which... more
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@ St Pancras Church
Bach Violin concerto in A minor, with Maeve Jenkinson, Finzi Interlude for oboe and strings with Owen Dennis, oboe, Mendelssohn Sinfonia no. 10 in B minor, Handel Concerto Grosso op.6 no. 12
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June Sat 10 June
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 237
CLOUDSTREET VOCAL HARMONY WORKSHOP
www.cloudstreet.org
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 10th. June 2017
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
From Australia, Nicole Murray, John Thompson & Emma... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Cloudstreet - hot harmonies & beautiful ballads from Australia. Cloudstreet (John Thompson, Nicole Murray, Emma Nixon) present high-quality concert performances of new Australian folk music. Incorporating traditional and contemporary influences from England, Ireland and Australia, their music is... more
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Sun 11 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Sussex Flutes play a programme of music by Sussex composers
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Sun 18 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
The string quartet from Musicians of All Saints play, Haydn String Quartet op. 26 no. 6 in A major, Peter Copley, Double Duo, Bartok, String Quartet no.1 op. 7
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July Sat 08 July
@ All Saints Centre
The Musicians of All Saints, directed by Andrew Sherwood play, Beethoven Romance in G major, op. 40, violin soloist, James Wicks, John Hawkins, Another Orpheus, Grieg, Two Elegiac Melodies op. 34,
Haydn Symphony no. 43 in E flat major ' Mercury'

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October Sat 07 October
@ St Marys Church Hall
This friendly and relaxed one-day workshop is for anyone interested in exploring a more natural approach at menopause. We look at what you need to know about your menopause – hormonally, HRT and your choices, self-help measures and time to ask questions about the best way forwards for you.... more
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I like the Walking to Mount Caburn at the weekend, Lounging about in Southover Grange Gardens eating strawberry ice cream in summertime, Proms in the Paddock, wicked night
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