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Sundays


The Chocolate Conservatory
-We have lots of dates available for private group and party bookings. -We are very flexible on timings and venues. -Workshops take place with a min of 8 or more people. -Advance booking essential.

CHOCOLATE MAKING PARTIES

10:30 - 12:30 Delicious, creative and fun chocolate making workshops and parties. A true chocolate lovers dream and a playful opportunity to meet and treat with new and old friends. Experience divine blind tastings, make huge chocolate buttons, truffles, create with fudge and choc and dip giant marshmallows in molten chocolate! All to take home in beautiful packaging.
-Great prices for private bookings at The Chocolate Conservatory.
-We can also bring the party to you at home, in offices and venues throughout Sussex.
-Perfect for staff team building and Christmas parties, hen parties, families and children's birthday parties.

Contact Amanda at Love Chocolate 
laughalive@hotmail.com

lovechocolateworkshops.co.uk

Mini Athletics

09:30 - 11:45 Developed by a sports scientist and primary school teacher, our fun, play-based yet structured programme is a fantastic introduction to athletic movement for 2-7 year olds.

Our programme can improve physical literacy, cognitive and social skills. All our activities are game based and encourage creativity and imagination whilst supporting early learning needs.

Athletics forms the basis of almost all sports - learning how to use your body correctly, improving balance, coordination, agility and speed supports a child's sporting life in any activity.

Contact Jessica Smith 
jsmith@miniathletics.com

www.miniathletics.com



Mondays


Christs Church Hall
No class half term

Beginners Tai chi

17:00 - 18:00 This is a complete beginners tai chi class. We will be learning simple exercises that teach the main principles and ideas behind tai chi, before moving on to learn the beginning of the Wu style tai chi long form from Shanghai.
All welcome!

Contact Jeremy Marshall 
mymarshallarts@hotmail.co.uk

www.jeremymarshallacupuncture.com

PILATES - Beginners/Foundation

18:20 - 19:20 Friendly and fun this is a careful class suitable for those with pre-existing back issues or those looking to learn the basics of Pilates. Eases back niggles, improves posture and flexibility. Please book by email/phone in advance. We usually break for school hols.
Contact Emma Peters 
eepilates@gmail.com

www.emmapilates.co.uk

Adult Latin in Line Social Dance Class

19:30 - 20:30 Diverse Dance Works brings you a fun, social dance class for adults where you learn many styles such as cha cha, westcoast, jive and many more in lines without partners.. A modern twist on line dancing incorporating all different dance styles!
'Like' us on Facebook:
www.facebook.com/diversedanceworks

Contact 07986810233 
diversedanceworks@hotmail.com

www.diversedance.wix.com/works

PILATES - Improver/Intermediate

19:45 - 20:45 Friendly and fun this is a very happy and sociable class that will challenge those that want to be challenged but offers staged exercises for those that wish to maintain a foundation level. Please book by email/phone in advance. We usually break for school hols.
Contact Emma Peters 
eepilates@gmail.com

www.emmapilates.co.uk

PILATES - General level

09:00 - 10:00 Great way to begin your week. 10 places max so please book by email/phone in advance. We usually break for school hols.
Contact Emma Peters 
eepilates@gmail.com

www.emmapilates.co.uk



Tuesdays


Mindfulness & Well-being for people with & without disabilities & friends

10:30 - 12:30 A small friendly group where people with disabilities can learn and experience mindfulness, guided meditations, de-stressing and relaxation techniques, self esteem building, healthy eating guide and more.
Run by qualified mindfulness/ wellbeing instructor experienced in working with people with disabilities.

Contact Hannah 
foreststarhannah@gmail.com

http://oysterproject.org.uk/

Ringmer Community College
12 week term. No class February 18th, during Half Term

NON-SYLLABUS BALLET CLASSES

17:00 - 19:40 Join our non-syllabus ballet classes in Ringmer! We offer Junior, Senior and Senior+ classes for all abilities from 7-18 years of age.
Classes focus on the fundamentals of ballet technique and performance without the pressure of taking exams. For more information or to request a FREE taster session, visit the website.

Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Ringmer Community College
12 week term. No class February 18th, during Half Term

FOUNDATION CONTEMPORARY DANCE

17:00 - 17:45 The fun and energetic session is the perfect class for your child to develop their ballet and contemporary dance technique as well as explore their creativity and performance skills.
Children can take part in annual UD shows throughout the year.

Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Drama & Dance for Juniors - Kaleidoscope

17:30 - 18:30 Kaleidoscope's Junior Class is lively, fun and well structured. Our Drama and Dance activities will bring out the best in your child. Children make new friends, develop social skills and gradually build up their confidence as they progress through our unique curriculum.

Kaleidoscope has been established in Lewes for over thirteen years. We are partners of Priory School and have an excellent reputation.

For further information and to see reviews from our customers please see our website or Facebook Page:
http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk
https://www.facebook.com/Kaleidoscopelewes9/

Contact Deirdre Daly 
info@kaleidoscopedrama.uk

http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk

Ringmer Community College
12 week term. No class February 18th, during Half Term

JUNIOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE

17:45 - 18:45 This contemporary dance class is perfect for all those aged 7-11 years (years 3-6 at school).
Children follow an NATD graded syllabus as well as learning routines ready for a variety of performances throughout the year. There is also the opportunity for children to explore their creative skills and choreograph their own routines ready for competitions in the Spring.

Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

The Chocolate Conservatory, LEWES
Please ask about many different dates for private bookings. We are very flexible. Workshops take place for 8 or more people. Advance booking essential.

CHOCOLATE MAKING PARTIES

18:15 - 20:15 Delicious, creative and fun chocolate making workshops and parties. A true chocolate lovers dream and a playful opportunity to meet and treat with new and old friends. Experience divine blind tastings, make huge chocolate buttons, truffles, create with fudge and choc and dip giant marshmallows in molten chocolate! All to take home in beautiful packaging.
-Great prices for private bookings at The Chocolate Conservatory.
-We can also bring the party to you at home, in offices and venues throughout Sussex.
-Perfect for staff team building and Christmas parties, hen parties, families and children's birthday parties.

Contact Amanda at Love Chocolate 
laughalive@hotmail.com

lovechocolateworkshops.co.uk

Ringmer Community College
12 week term. No class February 18th, during Half Term

SENIOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE

18:45 - 19:45 This class is a great transition for those wishing to take GCSE Dance. Classes follow an NATD graded syllabus as well as focusing on developing technical and creative skills. Students participate in a number of performances throughout the year including competitions if they wish. For more information or to register for a FREE taster class, visit the website.
Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Ringmer Community College
12 week term. No class February 18th, during Half Term

SENIOR+ CONTEMPORARY DANCE

19:45 - 20:45 This class is aimed at all those in years 10+ at school and particularly ideal for those already studying GCSE or AS/A Level Dance. Classes focus on Grade 4+ NATD syllabus and develop technical and physical skills. Students participate in a number of Universal Dance shows throughout the year and find these classes a great in-road into our performance company HED:Strong.
For more information or to register for a FREE taster session, visit the website.

Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Lewes Town Hall
Each Tuesday morning - last Market before Christmas 17 December

TUESDAY MORNING MARKET

08:30 - 13:00 Wide variety ot stalls and free entrance. There is a cafe too.
David's stall has discounts on all Royal Mail prices UK & overseas
letters & most parcels.
Stamps with Christmas themes
but shop early to avoid the long
queues for stamps we had
last December

Contact 01273477430 
dghshowtrips@hotmail.co.uk




Wednesdays


Westgate Chapel
Please get in touch to find out more, or arrange to come and see the group.

Drama Group

10:30 - 12:30 A small friendly group for people with disabilities. We make our own puppets, costumes and often use masks and use dance, mime and puppetry as part of our performances, sometimes produced as a film and performed at Westgate and in the community.
Contact Hannah 
foreststarhannah@gmail.com


Ringmer Community College
12 week term. No class February 19th, during Half Term

JUNIOR STREET/COMMERCIAL DANCE

16:30 - 17:30 Brand NEW classes starting in 2020! Join a fun and energetic street dance class using popular music to learn authentic street dance moves to! Develop your skills in Hip-Hop, Locking, Popping and Break Dancing!
For boys and girls aged 6-11 years - all abilities welcome, no experience necessary!
For more information or to request a FREE taster session, visit the website.

Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Cocktail Hour at The Oak

18:00 - 20:00 25% off all of our Cocktails between 6-8pm every Wednesday & Thursday night!
Contact  
enquiries@royaloaklewes.co.uk

www.RoyalOakLewes.co.uk

Fuego Lounge
Every 2nd Wednesday

The Paint Club at Fuego Lounge

19:00 - 21:15 Toucans, moonlit forests and the occasional llama - we paint them all! We run fun and totally casual painting classes at Fuego Lounge every 2nd Wednesday of the month. No experience needed. All materials provided. Booking essential
Contact John Hainsworth 
hello@thepaintclub.co.uk

http://thepaintclub.co.uk/book

Hillcrest Centre, Newhaven
Every other Wednesday

Nukehaven

19:00 - 21:30 Fun and free ukulele group. Ideal for complete beginners, but existing players very welcome too.
Contact Jason Ede 
ede.jason@gmail.com


Beginners Photography Course

19:00 - 20:30
A beginnerís photography course aimed at those with a DSLR camera wishing to know and feel more confident using it.

Each individual on the course will learn how to fully operate their digital camera as well as understand the fundamentals of photography while looking at current films showing at Depot for creative inspiration. There will be opportunities to ask questions as well as lots of practical exercises.

What will the Beginners Photography course cover?
Manual exposure (ISO, shutter speeds, aperture)
Brief look at file formats (JPG, RAW) and tips on storing images
Lenses (focal lengths, macro, prime & zoom)
Manual vs autofocus (focusing points, autofocus lock, single & continuous focus)
Introduction to White balance
Techniques such as panning and zoom burst
The sessions are led by Kate Swanson, qualified teacher and working photographer. The course starts on March 4 and runs on 4 Wednesday evenings from 19:00 Ė 20:30 in the Studio. The cost is £70 for all 4 sessions.


Just a note to say loved the course, the content, delivery, pace was perfect for me AND I canít believe I can use full manual after only 3 sessions and have a renewed interest in taking pictures. Thanks again for your knowledge and help, it really was great!
Richard

Contact Lewes Depot  
kate@swanson.me

https://lewesdepot.org/courses/community/pause-photography-inspired-by-film-2

Yogavocal

09:30 - 10:45 Yoga postures with chakra-based vocalisations on vowel sounds for internal and external release. Suitable for singers and "non-singers", beginners - intermediate yoga posturers with different options for different abilities.
Contact singsister777@gmail.com 
singsister777@gmail.com

yogavocal.com



Thursdays


Lewes Community Kitchen
Every Thursday for 5 weeks

Man with a Pan 5 week cookery course

10:30 - 14:30 A five week hands on cookery course for men who want to improve their cookery skills.
Man With a Pan is an opportunity for men to learn to cook, be creative, meet new people, build self-confidence and eat delicious food.

Learn how to prepare delicious, stress-free, affordable and healthy meals in fun and supportive environment. The sessions are hands on. We cook and eat lunch together and take an extra meal home.

This course is open to all, but priority places are for older generation men who are carers, live on their own or who in other ways in need. If you are not sure if this course is for you please contact us at:

office@communitychef.org.uk

This course has been funded by National Lottery's Awards for All and is delivered by Community Chef

The £10 fee covers all tuition, ingredients, resources and administration.

Contact Robin Van Creveld 
office@communitychef.org.uk

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/man-with-a-pan-lewes-east-sussex-5-march-2-april-2020-tickets-71519393431

Art & Craft for people with disabilities & friends

10:30 - 12:30 A small friendly group where you will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of art and craft activities, from water colour techniques to felt making and Venician masks. Some members have been practicing art for many years and others (when starting) had not drawn much since they were a child, but have developed their confidence through the group.
You will have the opportunity to exhibit your work in an exhibition for Artwave.

Contact Hannah 
foreststarhannah@gmail.com

http://oysterproject.org.uk/

Singing and Musical Moments for people with dementia and their carers

10:30 - 11:30 A singing and musical experience for people with memory problems and their family/carer led by Mae Heydorn. Cost only £2 per person per session. No need to book. No experience necessary, only a desire to enjoy singing. More info tel. 01273 49430 or email info@knowdementia.co.uk
Contact Pauline Malloy 
info@knowdementia.co.uk

www.knowdementia.co.uk

Beginners Qi gong

17:45 - 18:45 In this class we will learn some simple, slow mindful movements to help restore good physical and mental health.
Qi gong means energy or breath work and has been practiced for thousands of years in Asia to restore and maintain our vitality.
You will definitely leave this class feeling calmer and more energised.
Jeremy has been teaching Qi gong and Tai chi for over twenty years.

Contact Jeremy Marshall 
mymarshallarts@hotmail.co.uk

www.jeremymarshallacupuncture.com

Cocktail Hour at The Oak

18:00 - 20:00 25% off all of our Cocktails between 6-8pm every Wednesday & Thursday night!
Contact  
enquiries@royaloaklewes.co.uk

www.RoyalOakLewes.co.uk

The John Harvey Tavern
Fourth Thursday evening of every month

The Group

20:00 - 23:00 The Sussex club for unattached men and women, aged 50+, meets in Lewes on the fourth Thursday evening of every month.
It's not a dating organisation but it is an opportunity to meet new people. Also in Brighton, Burgess Hill, Horsham and Worthing.
See the website www.thegroup.org.uk

Contact  
patriciabentley@btinternet.com

www.thegroup.org.uk

Memory Moments Dementia Cafe

09:30 - 12:30 Cafe session for people with dementia and their carers with music, dance, games, talks, crafts etc and of course hot drinks and cake. Please come and join us for a little fun, laughter and support. No need to book. For more info. tel 01273 494300 or info@knowdementia.co.uk
Contact Pauline Malloy 
info@knowdementia.co.uk

www.knowdementia.co.uk



Fridays


PILATES - Beginners/Gentle Backcare

11:00 - 12:00 Friendly and fun this is a careful class suitable for those with pre-existing back issues or those who like to learn at a gentler pace. Please book by email/phone in advance. We usually break for school hols.
Contact Emma Peters 
eepilates@gmail.com

www.emmapilates.co.uk

Monkey Bizness Lewes
Every Tuesday & Friday in December until Xmas Eve.

Lunch With Santa

12:30 - 14:30 Come and bring your little monkeys to have a lunch, play and receive gift from the man himself, Santa! You'll be seated in our Christmas themed party room and be looked after by our festive elf!
Call us to book your ticket (each ticket includes 1 adult & 1 child) and to enquire about availability.
Tuesdays & Fridays in December until Xmas Eve.
(12.30-2.30 & 4-6pm slots)


Contact Henry  
lewes@monkey-bizness.co.uk

https://www.monkey-bizness.co.uk/indoor-play-centres/lewes

Year 7 Drama - Kaleidoscope

15:30 - 16:30 Kaleidoscope's Year 7 Drama is a friendly, well established group. The weekly classes include improvisations, script work and drama games.

Students learn new skills, develop their confidence and make new friends with other young people who are passionate about drama. The sessions are taught by our enthusiastic team and there are plenty of opportunities to perform in shows and take Drama Exams.

Kaleidoscope has been established in Lewes for over thirteen years. We are partners of Priory School and have an excellent reputation.

For further information and to see reviews from our customers please see our website or Facebook Page:
http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk
https://www.facebook.com/Kaleidoscopelewes9/

Contact Deirdre Daly 
info@kaleidoscopedrama.uk

http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk

The Unity Centre, The Old Turkish Baths 35 Friars Walk Lewes BN7 2LG 01273 778400 reception@being-in-unity.com
Friday mornings, advisable to book in advance although drop-in sessions may be available on the day, please check at reception.

Barbara Brennan healing

09:00 - 12:00 BARBARA BRENNAN Healing practice now in Lewes. Cathy trained under Brennan, author of the book 'Hands of Light' which is translated into over 30 languages and sold over 20 million copies. Cathy brings a compassionate, holistic approach to her healing work helping you in self-healing to be your best self - at the wonderful new Unity Centre in Lewes on Friday mornings, bookable through the Unity Centre or directly with Cathy.
Contact Cathy Crck 
cathycrick@hotmail.co.uk

cathybirdsong.com

PILATES - Improver/Intermediate

09:30 - 10:30 Friendly and fun more challenging class. Please book by email/phone in advance. We usually break for school hols.
Contact Emma Peters 
eepilates@gmail.com

www.emmapilates.co.uk



Saturdays


Drama & Dance for Juniors - Kaleidoscope

10:00 - 12:00 Kaleidoscope's Junior Class is lively, fun and well structured. Our Drama and Dance activities will bring out the best in your child. Children make new friends, develop social skills and gradually build up their confidence as they progress through our unique curriculum.

Kaleidoscope has been established in Lewes for over thirteen years. We are partners of Priory School and have an excellent reputation.

For further information and to see reviews from our customers please see our website or Facebook Page:
http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk
https://www.facebook.com/Kaleidoscopelewes9/

Contact Deirdre Daly 
info@kaleidoscopedrama.uk

http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk

The Chocolate Conservatory
-We have lots of dates available for private group and party bookings. -We are very flexible on timings and venues. -Workshops take place with a min of 8 or more people. -Advance booking essential.

CHOCOLATE MAKING PARTIES

10:30 - 12:30 Delicious, creative and fun chocolate making workshops and parties. A true chocolate lovers dream and a playful opportunity to meet and treat with new and old friends. Experience divine blind tastings, make huge chocolate buttons, truffles, create with fudge and choc and dip giant marshmallows in molten chocolate! All to take home in beautiful packaging.
-Great prices for private bookings at The Chocolate Conservatory.
-We can also bring the party to you at home, in offices and venues throughout Sussex.
-Perfect for staff team building and Christmas parties, hen parties, families and children's birthday parties.

Contact Amanda at Love Chocolate 
laughalive@hotmail.com

lovechocolateworkshops.co.uk

Children's Street Dance Class

13:30 - 14:30 Diverse Dance Works brings you an urban street dance class up to date with the latest music and trends!
'Like' us on Facebook to keep up to date with news...
www.facebook.com/diversedanceworks

Contact 07986810233 
diversedanceworks@hotmail.com

www.diversedance.wix.com/works

Youth Theatre - Kaleidoscope

15:30 - 16:30 Kaleidoscope's Youth Theatre is a friendly, well established group. The weekly classes include improvisations, script work and drama games.

Students learn new skills, develop their confidence and make new friends with other young people who are passionate about drama. The sessions are taught by a professional theatre director and there are plenty of opportunities to perform in shows and take Drama Exams.

Kaleidoscope has been established in Lewes for over thirteen years. We are partners of Priory School and have an excellent reputation.

For further information and to see reviews from our customers please see our website or Facebook Page:
http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk
https://www.facebook.com/Kaleidoscopelewes9/

Contact Deirdre Daly 
info@kaleidoscopedrama.uk

http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk

Drama & Dance for Infants - Kaleidoscope

09:00 - 10:00 Kaleidoscope's Infant Class is lively, fun and well structured. Our Drama and Dance activities will bring out the best in your child. Children make new friends, develop social skills and gradually build up their confidence as they progress through our unique curriculum.

Kaleidoscope has been established in Lewes for over thirteen years. We are partners of Priory School and have an excellent reputation.

For further information and to see reviews from our customers please see our website or Facebook Page:
http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk
https://www.facebook.com/Kaleidoscopelewes9/

Contact Deirdre Daly 
info@kaleidoscopedrama.uk

http://kaleidoscopedrama.uk


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