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What’s On - from October 19

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Friday

PINK Friday Breast Cancer Care event at Salon Supreme, 1 Swindon Road, Horsham, RH12 2HE, Oct 19, noon-8pm. An open day with games, raffle, original works of art, gifts and beauty demonstrations. ‘Pink refreshments’. All monies raised for the Breast Cancer Care Charity.

THE Warnham Society is delighted to host The History of Pantomime by Rev Christopher Loveless. The talk will be preceded by the AGM in the Village Hall, 8pm, Oct 19. Refreshments from 7.30pm. All welcome: Members free, Visitors £3 at the door.

WALK: Oct 19. All welcome, just turn-up at car park at Southwater Country Park (off Cripplegate Lane) at 11am. Easy flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk along bridleways, lanes and the Downs Link. Café open in the Park at the end. 2½ miles, 1 hour. Pat 01403 240654.

HORSHAM German Club meets third Friday of month, 7.30pm, Park Barn, North Street, Horsham. Contact: Caroline Ingham 01403 270084. Meetings are bi-lingual. We are a friendly, social group and have a varied programme about Germany and its culture.

Saturday

PINK Friday Breast Cancer Care event at Salon Supreme, 1 Swindon Road, Horsham, RH12 2HE, Oct 20, 9am-1pm. An open day with games, raffle, original works of art, gifts and beauty demonstrations. ‘Pink refreshments’. All monies raised for the Breast Cancer Care Charity.

REVIVE, 38 The Broadway, Crawley, RH10 1HG,is hosting Crawley’s 1st Vintage Wedding Fair, Oct 20, 10am-4pm. It will feature local talented businesses, offering fabulous wedding services with a vintage touch. There will be; The Vintage Singer; Jam and Tea, who offer vintage event styling and vintage china hire; Award winning cakes from Peek-a-Boo cakes; Wedding photography from Bev Wise; Blucie’s Boutique who makes bouquets, headdresses and more from vintage fabrics, buttons and jewellery and The Fitting Room who will make bespoke wedding dresses from vintage patterns.

THE Royal British Legion Women’s Section Steyning and District Branch is holding a Ploughman’s Lunch at the Saxon Room, Steyning Centre, Steyning, Oct 20, noon-2pm. Tickets cost £6.75 and are available from C A Morgan Fishmonger, 48 High Street, Steyning or Steyning Butchers, 79 High Street, Steyning.There will be a raffle and proceeds are in aid of the Poppy Appeal.

Sunday

HORSHAM Social Walking Group - for the over 40’s - Every Sunday afternoon we meet for an 3 - 5 mile walk in the Sussex area. Please phone for information on venue and time - Ann on 01403 267149 or Norman on 01403 269144.

THE Coolham Choir meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month – 10am for 10.30am start at the Coolham Village Hall. We are a mixed choir and welcome all abilities – no audition needed. Under Pianist & Conductor Michael Hinton, we perform a variety of music from Abba to Gershwin – Beatles to Lerner & Loewe. Tel: 01403-785674 - www.bassistgaryholder.com

Monday

OLD Oxford Roaders Association’s next meeting is being held, Oct 22, at the YMCA Football Club, Gorings Mead, Horsham, 7-10.30pm. There is no charge for admission but raffle contributions appreciated to fund the evening. Light refreshments served at 50p per head. There is a bar on the premises. We hope you will come and meet friends. Please let any other boys and girls know of the meeting. It is surprising that, although we have been meeting for 28 years there are still some people who do not know of the existence of the association.

WALK: Oct 22. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am at The Bull Inn pub car park (TQ 210181) on A281, Mockbridge, Shermanbury for a circular, fairly flat (some stiles), sociable HDC Health Walk heading south west along the banks of the River Adur and a small part of the Downs Link. May be muddy in places. Refreshments after at The Bull Inn (known for its pizzas) No dogs. 6 miles, 2½ hours. Mike Powell 01403 242564.

THE Group, the organisation for unattached people, aged 40+, meets on the fourth Monday evening of every month at a pub near Horsham, 8pm. 01293 516007.

Tuesday

HAYWARDS Heath Movie Makers - Movie Showcase, Wesley Hall Methodist Church, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, Oct 23, 7.45 for 8pm. Admission £4 at door Includes programme tea/coffee and biscuits.

NEW Runners Club for the Disabled: Treasures from your home - talk and valuation by Rev Rupert Toovey, Oct 23, in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, Horsham, 10.30am-12.30pm. More information from 01403 265616.

THE next presentation from the Mary How Trust Film Society will be Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (12A), on Oct 23 at West Chiltington Village Hall. Screenings at 3pm and 7.30pm. A gentle romantic comedy from director Lasse Hallström and writer Simon Beaufoy, the award-winning writer of Slumdog Millionaire and the Full Monty. The film stars Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt – with a wonderfully acidic performance by Kristin Scott Thomas as the prime minister’s press advisor. Tickets cost £5, including membership. Available on the door, and from these outlets:- The Mary How Trust clinic and its charity shop. Mary How Trust Ticket hotline: 01798 877641; Guy Leonard Estate Agents in Pulborough & Storrington; The Card Centre, Storrington; Cherilyn, West Chiltington; West Chiltington Post Office; email: contact@maryhowtrust.org web: www.maryhowtrust.org

WALK: Oct 23. All welcome, just turn-up in the Half Moon car park, Warninglid, at 10am (TQ 250260). Circular, guided, free sociable HDC walk through woods & farmland along the High Weald Landscape Trail to Slaugham Church, some stiles, few inclines, good views. No dogs, 4½ miles, 2¼ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 240654.

SOUTHWATER Bridge Club - Duplicate sessions, Tuesdays 1.45 for 2pm start, at May Beeson House, Lintot square Southwater. Phone Paula on 01403 254667.

Wednesday

ARE you interested in model making and model railways? Horsham Model Railway Club and area group of the ‘N’ Gauge Society meet the second, fourth and fifth Wednesday each month at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Cambridge Road, Horsham, RH13 5ED from 7pm. www.horshammrc.org.uk

SOUTHWATER Bingo Club second and fourth Wednesdays every month. Details Mrs Napper (01403) 732608.

Thursday

HUNDREDS of secondhand books will be going on sale at Horsham Hospital in Hurst Road, Oct 25, between 10am-2pm. The League of Friends is offering five books for just £1 with all proceeds going to future hospital projects. The hospital tea bar and shop will be open as usual.

THE Royal British Legion Steyning and District Branch are holding a Fund Raising Supper at Sussex Produce Company, Steyning, Oct 25, 7pm. Tickets cost £18.95 and are available from Sussex Produce Company. There will be a raffle and proceeds are in aid of the Poppy Appeal.

WALK: Oct 25. All welcome, meet at West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ 083179) at 10am: Various circular HDC Health walks, some stiles and moderate slopes, incorporating windmills, vineyards, llamas and good views of the South Downs. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4 to 5 miles. Sue 01403 255710.

WILDLIFE Walkabouts, Oct 25 and every Thursday, 10am-noon, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

HORSHAM Embroiderers Guild meets in Methodist Church lounge every fourth Thursday of month, 2-4pm. Contact: Francoise Vincent-Smith (01403) 242561. Everyone welcome.

TRANSITION Horsham is a group of volunteers following the ideas and vision of the Transition Towns movement set up in Totnes in 2006. This grass roots organisation believe in encouraging flexibility and resiliance in response to climate change, peak oil and economic shocks. It is all about building up community networks, sharing and learning new skills, cutting carbon emissions, eliminating waste and travelling lightly on the planet. We have talks and workshops, projects such as Community Energy, Stitch Up, Garden Share, Seedy Saturday and Swap Shop. We have Green Movies, Green Drinks and Green Readers. Depending on programme we meet at 7.45pm on the last Thursday of the month at Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Check first on our website or facebook for details www.transitionhorsham.org.uk

WHETHER you like modern, mainstream, swing or traditional Jazz, Andy Walker and Friends Provide all of these at the Sussex Oak, Warnham, on the 2nd and last Thursday of the month 8-11pm. Further details from Rex Walker 01403 791052.

General

1ST ROFFEY Scout Group, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers at Scout hut, Cricketfield Lane, Roffey. Contact: Mrs Clair Richardson (01403) 211448.

BLUE Flash Music Trust. For details and updates visit www.blueflashmusic trust.org.uk or contact Robert Mayfield (01403) 267270.

CRAWLEY and North Sussex Ramblers Association has a year-round programme of walks for the weekend and occasionally midweek with experienced leaders – five miles to 12 miles. Contact Val on 01293 535852. www.crawleyramblers.org.uk

DUPLICATE Bridge. Adur Valley Bridge Clubs meets on Monday mornings (play begins at 9.30) Football Pavillion, Leisure Centre, Storrington, RH20 4PG; Tuesday afternoons (play begins at 13.30) The Hall of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kings Walk, Shoreham Beach, BN43 5LF; Tuesday evenings (play begins at 19.15) Pauline Thaw Centre, Dale Avenue, Hassocks, BN6 8LW; Friday afternoons (play begins at 14.00) The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Court, Steyning, BN44 3XZ. New members and visitors are welcome at all sessions and we guaranteed to provide a partner. Further details on the website www.adurbridge.org.uk or by email to Bob or Kathy Whiting on adur.bridge@btinternet.com or by calling Bob or Kathy Whiting on 01403 711707.

FIT Mums – buggy workout for Mums with their babies,Tuesdays 10.30-11.30am and Wednesdays 2.30-3.30pm at Southwater Country Park, Southwater. Meet at the Visitors Centre. Contact: Shelley Blackhurst 0777 5655934 or e-mail shelley@stubly.co.uk Fun and friendly one hour exercise session for mums with their babies.

FREE MEND (exercise and healthy eating) Programme for children aged 8-13 and their families, Pavilions in the Park, Horsham, Monday and Wednesday 5.30-7.30pm. The programme is for children aged 8-13yrs old who are over a healthy weight for their age. This fun 10 week course will show children and their families how to get healthy and fit – and show them the techniques to make real healthy lifestyle changes! Book now to register for a FREE place: Call (01403) 219200.

HELP is at Hand is a long-established self-help group. Why not join our group, talk through your problems and share your concerns? Group discusses phobias, nightmares, low self-esteem, depression and more. Qualified therapists run the group. Donations only. Meetings are held weekly. Private appointments can be arranged. Ring Margaret on 01403 254123.

HORSHAM Arun Badminton Club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Broadbridge Heath sports centre (8pm). Club and league standard players welcome. Contact: Ian (01403) 250337.

HORSHAM Borough (brass) Band rehearsals at Band Room, Three Acres, off Blackbridge Lane (Tues and Fri, 8.15-10.15pm). Junior tuition 7pm same nights.

HORSHAM Branch Royal British Air Force Association, Branch 665, Needles Farm Buildings, Three Acres, Horsham. Bar opening house: Tuesday 9.15pm-11pm; Thursday 8pm-11pm; Friday 8pm-11pm; Sunday noon-2pm. Any enquiries 01403 264691.

HORSHAM Bridge Club meets Monday to Friday at 22a East Street (behind/above Steamer Trading). New members are particularly welcome on Mondays and Tuesdays. More info from the chairman 01403 264986 or club 01403 254921 or website www.horshambridge.co.uk

HORSHAM Judo Club meets at Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Under eight years old 5.30-6.30pm, eight to 15 years old 6.30-7.30pm, seniors 7.30 - 8.30pm. Contact Derek Paxton 07778 670124.

HORSHAM Park Bowls Club has matches and various events throughout the season. Members have access to the green seven days a week until the end of September. The premises are open for practice sessions Monday - Friday 11am-2pm, Saturday 11am-1pm and Sunday 10am-1pm, when there will be a member on duty. If you are in the park during the afternoon when a match is in progress you are invited to pop in and watch. New members and visitors are always welcome. For more information telephone the bowls green (01403) 255336 during opening times or visit our website www.horshamparkbowls.co.uk

HORSHAM Rifle and Pistol Club meet most nights of the week plus weekends - wide variety of shooting disciplines catered for. New members welcome, young and old. More info: Colin Scrase 01403 260305.

HORSHAM Table Tennis Club - adult club night, Fridays, 8pm onwards. Adult coaching on Tuesdays, 8-10pm, for all abilities. League team opportunities at all levels for those keen to compete. Various junior sessions. Further information: Ian Ford 01403-215634 or mob 07764 146338.

HORSHAM Volunteer Centre provides information on volunteer opportunities and links people to the groups and organisations seeking volunteers. The Volunteer Centre is at The Octagon in Chart Way and can be contacted on 01403 232100 or by email at horshamVC@hacvs.org If you would like to find an activity to suit your interests and availability, Horsham Volunteer Centre will be pleased to hear from you, or visit www.horshamvolunteercentre.wordpress.com which has a link to the Do-It national database of volunteer opportunities.

ICEBREAKERS the dining club for the single over 40’s. There’s no joining fee, your only commitment is paying the advised charge for the evening. So what have you got to lose? Absolutely nothing… So call us now to book your place at one of our distinctive dining events and see what life can hold for you. Telephone: Maria on 01403 262477 or Jacquie on 01403 273480; www.icebreakersclub.co.uk Icebreakers, The club that gets single people together. Let us break the ice for you...

JOIN Horsham Speakers Club’s warm and friendly atmosphere and learn speaking skills, how to talk with confidence and on any occasion. Contact: Martin Jeremiah 01403 232548 (work), 07074 627846 (home).

KEENAGERS Badminton Club meets at Broadbridge Heath Sports Centre every Monday and Friday (9.30am) and Wednesday (2pm). Contact Honor (01403) 261802.

MAGOG Ladies Morris Dancers are keen to recruit new dancers. The group, established in 1974 spend September to May practising and then perform to local pubs and attend other paid events during the summer months. No experience is needed and everyone is welcome. Anyone with queries or interested in joining the dancers should contact the ‘bag’ Anne Sartain on 01798 875412.

STORRINGTON Short Mat Bowls Club, Chanctonbury Leisure Centre, Storrington, Monday afternoon and Friday evening. Contact Peter Westrip 01903 740896 or Bob Manning 01903 745201.

 

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