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November Wed 20 November
@ Hillcrest Centre, Newhaven
Fun and free ukulele group. Ideal for complete beginners, but existing players very welcome too.
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Thu 21 November
@ The Lamb
YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, DON'T YOU? OF COURSE, THE UNEXPECTED!
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Fri 22 November
@ The Lamb
THE BUS MONKEYS - TOO MUCH MONKEY BUSINESS!
Friday 22nd November 2019

Yes, the Bus Monkeys are finally coming to the Lamb this Friday.

We know that 100 Monkeys were here about a month ago.

So,can anyone out there suggest another Monkey named band we could book?

If... more

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@ The Con Club
Lewes Con Club Present A Killer Queen Tribute Band - Fat Freddie and the Queens

www.facebook.com/fatfreddieandthequeens/

Bar from 4:30 - Doors 8:00pm

Entry £5 OTD - Lewes Con Club Members Free


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Sat 23 November
@ The Con Club
LOOSE CABOOSE is back for November with its usual mix of 60's Soul, Northern, R&B, Latin & Jazz.

Guest DJ for the night and residents Rachelle Piper and Martin Jackson seducing you onto the dance floor with their tunes.

£6 on the door. 7:30pm to 12:00

Strictly no talc -... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Simon's hilarious banter and mandolin wizardry (he's one of the world's leading virtuosos, not to mention his fine guitar and fiddle playing) meets Hilary's "wonderfully honey-dripping voice" and unusual basses. She might even manage a step-dance if the wind's in the right direction. Hear them at... more
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@ The Lamb
THE DON BRADMANS - DOCTORING THE TARDIS
Saturday 23rd November 2019

The Don Bradmans return to the Lamb on Saturday.

They're promising a Doctor Who themed evening. We're not sure what this means but we are excited to find out

The Lamb is ready for anything!

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@ The Royal Oak
Big 404 and 25ThC bringing it large with a stack of 7" vinyl encompassing everything from Funk, Reggae and Soul to Hip Hop, Rock n Roll, Latin, Mash-up’s and re-edits .... with a bit of Rave and D&B thrown in for good measure!
Get ready to PAAAARTY!!!!

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@ The Swan Inn
Fruitful Sounds present a night of 'Guilty Pleasures' at The Swan. All the tunes you hate to love. From Abba to ELO. From Olivia to Elton. Strictly vinyl. Strictly guilty. 9pm till late. Free Entry. Always a lot of fun. You know you want it!
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Sun 24 November
@ The Con Club
Our November "Sundays in the Bar" features the welcome return of our favourite performer - Steve 'Snips' Parsons of Sharks fame. A gig with Steve is always a special event and this promises to be no exception. Don't miss this!

3:30 - 5:30 pm FREE ENTRY All welcome

Watch Steve's latest... more

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@ The Con Club
UK SUBS +PETER AND THE TEST TUBE BABIES +NUFFIN

With 2016 marking the U.K. Subs' 40th anniversary; this legendary punk band continues to represent the true spirit of punk rock. Inspired by the Damned at the birth of British Punk, the now equally legendary Charlie Harper formed the Subs out... more

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@ The Lamb
WILLOWISP + STEVE WILLIAMS

WILLOWISP - a wonderful duo with a 'bluesy timeless edge'' backed up by Steve Williams of The Contenders playing a rare solo set.

As you may know Fridays and Saturdays at The Lamb are on the rowdy side but Sundays? They are becoming a 'pin drop' music night.... more

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Wed 27 November Thu 28 November
@ The Lamb
YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, DON'T YOU? OF COURSE, THE UNEXPECTED!
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@ The Lamb
RIDLEY'S SMALL NIGHT OUT (Part One)
Thursday 28th November 2019

No hold's barred as Ridley Owen takes on the pub quiz and holds a left-over pub clothing auction.

Music provided by Joe King.

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Fri 29 November
@ The Con Club
Apologies that the last Curst Sons gig was cancelled at short notice, we are pleased to announce it has been re-arranged for the 29th November.

The Curst Sons have been playing their powerful stripped back take on early American traditional music since 1998. Performing mainly original... more

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Sat 30 November
@ The Con Club
The Big Blue Shed presents King Kurt + Snakerattlers

Way back when, during the 'Rise of the Machine' some time in the spring of 1981, Rockin' Kurt and his Saur Krauts started pounding the well-rotten boards of the London Rock'n'Roll clubs and pubs.

Initially the line up consisted of... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Bob is a genuine Sussex traditional singer with a beautiful, flexible voice & and an unusual repertoire of songs ranging from humorous, to stirring, wistful, tragic, & historical.

Bob will give us two 45-minute sets & the rest of the evening is filled by members of the audience doing a song... more

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@ The Royal Oak
Join us for a Saturday set full of sweet soul classics brought to you by Danny Webb (Fruitful Sounds), and Natty Dread (Femme Brulee).
Dance floor fillers from 9pm!

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December Sun 01 December
@ The Con Club
A special afternoon charity performance in the Con Club bar by the Lewkulele strummers!

We are LEWKULELE, who meet and rehearse at the Con Club every Monday night lead by Bill Elms.

We meet as a lively bunch of enthusiasts who sing and play together for sheer fun. The gigs we do are... more

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@ All Saints Centre
Come and celebrate cultural diversity! Enjoy an eclectic mixture of styles and genres at a one-off concert from Brighton & Hove and London based international communities.

We have an astonishing programme to keep you warm for the rest of winter. Two choirs from Brighton & Hove and two from... more

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@ The Con Club
The Big Blue Shed Present; Spizzenergi

Creators of Sci-Fi guitar classic 'Where's Captain Kirk?' The 1st Official Indie Chart No.1 launched January 19 1980.

www.facebook.com/SPIZZENERGI-258404567529340/

Tickets £15 +b/f

www.wegottickets.com/event/481197


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Wed 04 December
@ Hillcrest Centre, Newhaven
Fun and free ukulele group. Ideal for complete beginners, but existing players very welcome too.
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Thu 05 December
@ The Lamb
YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, DON'T YOU? OF COURSE, THE UNEXPECTED!
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@ The Con Club
British Sea Power 3 - Tickets available for 2 very special, end-of-year festive finale shows!

Show #1 LEWES CON CLUB 5th Dec. Tix: https://tinyurl.com/y42b8eht

Support from Divine Androgyne (Tom White playing a pure drone set), Pete Wiggs DJ & Brighton & Hove City Brass!

Yan,... more

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Fri 06 December
@ The Con Club
The Fold - Farewell Tour. Support from Adrian Truman

The Fold are a six piece folk-rock band from Brighton. Strong original songs with male/female vocals are accompanied by fiery fiddle playing and strong dance and funk rhythms. Music for Mind and Body ! The band have gigged extensively... more

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Sat 07 December
@ St John sub Castro
We are pleased to present 'Music for a Venetian Christmas' featuring music by Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Wilaert and Bassano accompanied by the very accomplished musicians His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts. In these delightful pieces of music the choir will variously be in 1- 2 and 3 choir formations.
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@ The Con Club
Dictionary Pudding - Live music promotions presentation: JOHN OTWAY is a totally unique performer and self confessed " Rock & Roll's Greatest Failure".
By turns, a sensitive songwriter and totally out outrageous on stage, he first hit the headlines after making a sensational appearance on the... more

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@ The Royal Oak
One of our favourite Bands here at The Oak
Get the FUNK upstairs!

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Thomas McCarthy (www.thomasmccarthyfolk.com) is an Irish traveller, singer & storyteller. He comes from Birr in County Offaly in Ireland. His family are the McCarthys who settled there generations ago. Thomas comes from a long line of old traditional singers & musicians who kept the tradition of... more
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Sun 08 December
@ Seaford Baptist Church
Vivaldi Concerto in D minor for two violins, op.3 no. 11, soloists Maeve Jenkinson, Kate Comberti, Bach Concerto for Oboe d’amore BMV1055, soloist Owen Dennis, Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings, Howard Blake’s Snowman Suite
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@ The Lamb
Sunday Chilldown at the Lamb, Fisher St.
Pam and de Femmes are a 4 part female multilingual harmony group supported by three other musicians with 5 instruments. From the Carribean to the Balkans and back to Argentina via Tokyo.
Fantastisch!

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Wed 11 December Thu 12 December
@ The Lamb
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Fri 13 December
@ The Con Club
We welcome back Fat Belly Jones for the Con Club pre-Christmas gig.

Fat Belly Jones is an 8, 9 or even 10-piece band playing toons you can't help jumpin' to.. We is SKA, we is SOUL, we is FAT, we is none of us called JONES !!

www.facebook.com/groups/fatbellyjones

FREE ENTRY -... more

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Sat 14 December
@ The Con Club
This exceptional band are universally regarded as one of the UK's most authentic live Pink Floyd tributes, with an expertly crafted sound that's reminiscent of the classic 70's Golden Floyd era.

This is NOT Just Another Pink Floyd Tribute - Just Floyd are renowned for having a lightness and... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
A selection of beautiful old West Gallery carols from Sussex villages accompanied by flute, fiddle, serpent, bassoon, clarinet, concertinas & recorder. Between the carols are readings about Christmas in Sussex in the past, and the musicians play lively dance tunes from old Sussex manuscripts. There... more
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@ The Elephant and Castle
We light the open fire and a blaze of candles and serve home-made mince pies. Ballgowns are optional. Bring a seasonal party piece or choose a carol for everyone to join in from our own carol book. We always finish with the Sussex carol 'Shepherds Arise' sung by firelight and candlelight... more
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@ The Royal Oak
Fruitful Sounds present ... Love Action 80's Night - upstairs at The Oak. Back by popular demand - expect all the smash hits, chart toppers and guilty pleasures from the golden era that was the 80's. Strictly vinyl. £5 on the door. 9pm till late.
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Sun 15 December
@ The Con Club
The Big Blue Shed Presents : London Calling Clash Tribute with Cockwomble and The Band of the Underhand

London Calling was formed in 2004 as a one-off gig for charity and to celebrate the life of Joe Strummer After playing the short (12) song set we were asked to play the whole set again,... more

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Wed 18 December
@ Hillcrest Centre, Newhaven
Fun and free ukulele group. Ideal for complete beginners, but existing players very welcome too.
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Thu 19 December
@ The Con Club
City Food Share & Easy Skankin' presents: A Reggae Christmas Fundraiser- Join the Easy Skankin' Crew plus guest DJs for an evening of the best in Ska & Reggae music!!!

City Food Share is a community based charity fundraising platform supporting food banks and homeless shelters in Brighton... more

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@ The Lamb
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Fri 20 December
@ St Marys Social Centre
Funk soul and reggae music for grown up party people who like to party early. Half price bar before 8.30pm. Great atmosphere and great space for dancing. Come and join us for the Christmas special party!
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@ The Con Club
Ben and Shazza are back to kick off the Christmas festivities, bringing the best Disco, Daft Funk and Dance tunes along with a special guest DJ from the Grannies Disco "BOOMTOWN" DJ Mys.Deeque, DJ Housham new kid on the block! Plus a live set from Hoofish (formerly of legendary Lewes 90's rave... more
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Sat 21 December
@ The Con Club
Yes, it's here once again. The Kondoms annual festive bash at the Con Club. Come along and have a rocking good time with all your chums. YOU WOULD BE MAD TO MISS IT!!!

Bar from 4:30pm - Doors from 8:00pm - Live music from 9:00pm

http://www.thekondoms.co.uk/

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@ The Royal Oak
Join us for a BIG Christmas Special with SkiffleBilly Trio Bad Bad Whiskey plus support DJ.
It's going to be fire!

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Sun 22 December
@ The Con Club
Xmas madness with Buffo's Wake and Oh Mama LIVE - Cooking up a storm with a night of raucous Gypsy Punk and Psychedelic Blues Rock. Hold on to your mince pies, these two acts are no turkeys.

? Buffo's Wake ? Gypsy punk lunatics with a taste for the macabre.

Festival veterans,... more

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Wed 25 December Thu 26 December
@ The Lamb
YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, DON'T YOU? OF COURSE, THE UNEXPECTED!
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Sat 28 December
@ The Elephant and Castle
Pepper's Ghost (www.magiclanterns.co.uk) presents a charming evening with Allan & Rene Marriott's Victorian Magic Lantern. Beautiful, funny and nostalgic slides combine with music & readings from Charlotte Oliver & Richard Spong to make a fascinating & absorbing show. Some of the slides are... more
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Tue 31 December
@ The Swan Inn
Fruitful Soundsystem at The Swan on New Years Eve. DJ's Nick Carling & Danny Webb bringing you original Fruitful flavours all night long. Strictly vinyl. 9pm till late. Free Entry.
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January Wed 01 January
@ Hillcrest Centre, Newhaven
Fun and free ukulele group. Ideal for complete beginners, but existing players very welcome too.
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Thu 02 January
@ The Lamb
YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, DON'T YOU? OF COURSE, THE UNEXPECTED!
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Sat 04 January
@ The Elephant and Castle
The Copper Family of Rottingdean in Sussex sing the songs their family has loved and preserved for at least seven generations - songs of farming, sailing, love, drink, war, sport, drama and comedy. They use the vocal harmonies handed down through the generations as well. They are as Sussex as chalk... more
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Wed 08 January Thu 09 January
@ The Lamb
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Sat 11 January
@ The Swan Inn
Fruitful Sounds present ... Bowie Night at The Swan. As is tradition since the great man passed we come together in early January to celebrate all things Bowie. All eras covered - strictly vinyl. Free entry. 9pm till late. Always popular so arrive early. Free entry!
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Wed 15 January Thu 16 January
@ The Lamb
YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, DON'T YOU? OF COURSE, THE UNEXPECTED!
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Sat 18 January
@ All Saints Centre
Directed By Ric Graebner, Pre concert talk by Peter Copley 7.10pm. Schubert Rondo for Violin and Strings D428, solo violin Chris Phipps, Ric Graebner Clarinet Concerto, 2nd performance, solo clarinet Steve Dummer, Guy Richardson Houriya (Freedom), 1st performance of this version. Mendelssohn,... more
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Wed 22 January Thu 23 January
@ The Lamb
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Sun 26 January
@ St Pancras Church
Händel Concerto Grosso op.6 no.2, Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Beethoven Romance in F, solo violin, Maeve Jenknison, Grieg The Last Spring op.34, Rutter, Suite for Strings on British Folk Tunes
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Wed 29 January Thu 30 January
@ The Lamb
YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, DON'T YOU? OF COURSE, THE UNEXPECTED!
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February Sun 02 February
@ Other venue
Händel Concerto Grosso op.6 no.2, Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Beethoven Romance in F, solo violin, Maeve Jenknison, Grieg The Last Spring op.34, Rutter, Suite for Strings on British Folk Tunes
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March Sat 07 March
@ All Saints Centre
Directed by Andrew Sherwood. Pre concert talk by Peter Copley 7.10pm. Mozart Divertimento in Bb K137, Phil Baker Veilings 2 for Flute and Strings, 1st performance, solo flute Anne Hodgson, Peta Crompton, New work for bassoon, viola and strings, solo bassoon Ian Glen, solo viola, Ellie Blackshaw.... more
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Sun 15 March
@ St Pancras Church
Telemann, Concerto in A for 4 violins, Sammartini Concerto in F for recorder, soloist Piers Adams descant recorder, Elgar, Serenade for Strings, Crispin Ward, A Celtic Concerto for Recorder and Strings, soloist Piers Adams, recorder
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Sun 29 March
@ Seaford Baptist Church
Telemann, Concerto in A for 4 violins, Sammartini Concerto in F for recorder, soloist Piers Adams descant recorder, Elgar, Serenade for Strings, Crispin Ward, A Celtic Concerto for Recorder and Strings, soloist Piers Adams, recorder
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May Sun 17 May June Sun 14 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Candle lit concert.
Sussex Flutes. Music for flute quartet.
Includes Barry Mills, Flute quartet, second performance.

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Sun 21 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Candle lit concert.
Sussex Flutes. String Quartet from Musicians of All Saints, Haydn String quartet op. 33 no 5, Ellie Blackshaw, New work, EJ. Moeran, String quartet in A minor

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July Sat 04 July
@ All Saints Centre
Directed by Ian Morgan Williams. Pre concert talk by Peter Copley. Bach Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, soloists Stuart Deeks, Inga Franks, Ian Morgan Williams Some East Music, 2nd performance, Alison Kay, Knot for Strings, 1st performance of the revised version. Warlock Serenade for strings,... more
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