What’s On - from Friday November 8

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FRIDAY

WALK: All welcome. Free 4 mile circular, sociable, HDC Health Walk through vineyards, orchards and woods, two fairly steep inclines (good views). Meet at 10am village Recreation Ground, Bolney (TQ 261233). Please park sensibly along the roadside if necessary. Dogs on a lead. 2 hours. Margaret 01403 262311 or Emmy 01403 255517.

HURSTPIERPOINT Film Society: Liberal Arts (15). 8pm, Players Theatre. Tickets £4/£6 Mishon Mackay on Hurst High St or online www.hurstfilmsociety.org. When Jesse (John Radnor) returns to university for retirement celebrations of his favourite professor, he meets young student Zibby (Elizabeth Olsen) and decides to stick around and see what happens. What follows is a refreshing, realistic and, for once, genuinely funny romantic comedy, with two adorable leads whose chemistry is authentic and charming.

MEDIUMS: Charity event run by Guiding Light at North Heath Hall, St Marks Lane, Horsham. A clairvoyant evening featuring four very popular television mediums – Jenny Docherty, Mike Kigscote, Ivan Lee and Keith Charles. TV mediums in one evening join the two worlds in love. peace, harmony and laughter. They look to help the charities ‘Scottys Little Soldiers’ and Headway. Start time 7.30pm. £10 per ticket. Call 07767040698 for more information.

TEA DANCE: Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (off Cedar Drive). 1.30pm to 3.45pm. Cost £3.50 per person including tea/coffee. Call Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 734409.

SATURDAY

FAIR: The Annual Charities Christmas Fair takes place at The Henfield Hall between 10am and 1pm. Entry costs 30p. This year a total of 37 national and local charities will be taking part. There will be a very wide selection of goods on sale as well as raffles, tombola, cakes and preserves, not forgetting the usual excellent refreshments. Please come along and support your favourite charities.

CRAFTS: Guild of Village Craftsmen. From 10am until 4pm at the Steyning Centre, Steyning. Sale of locally produced crafts. Free admission. Refreshments. Supporting Macmillan Cancer Support.

SUNDAY

CATS Protection Homing Show at Durrington Community Centre (Tesco Complex) at 1.30 to 3.30pm. Worthing & District Cats Protection. There will be cats on show looking for new homes. Homing Officers on hand to answer any questions.

MONDAY

WALK: Meet 10am in car park, Village Hall, Wisborough Green (TQ051258). 7 mile flat, circular, sociable HDC Health Walk with numerous stiles through woods and across farmland on footpaths and bridleways. Views of the South Downs. No dogs please. 2¾ hours. Mike 01403 242564.

TUESDAY

GOOD COMPANIONS Club next meet 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Horsham Unitarian Church Hall, Worthing Road, Horsham, for coffee and a ‘Down Memory Lane’ talk and quiz. Enquiries to 01403 258179.

WEDNESDAY

HORSHAM: Walk. Meet 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax. 1½ mile flat walk on hard-surfaced paths around the Park. HDC Health Walk suitable for the elderly and people recovering from illness, operation or accident. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours. Emmy 01403 255517

NADFAS November lecture: ‘Ghirlandaio, a Forgotten Renaissance Master’ by Dr James Lindow. Capitol Theatre, Horsham. Meeting to start promptly at 10.45am. Non members welcome, entry fee of £5. Coffee available from 9.45.

RSPB: Optics event, from 10am to 4pm. No charge. Get expert advice on choosing the right binoculars, telescopes and accessories. We stock a wide range of optics and you’ll be welcome to try them out and ask us your questions. Just come along, see us and find out what’s best for you. RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. Call 01798 875851. E-mail: pulborough.brooks@rspb.org.uk, www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks.

RELIGION: Faithfully Bridging Extremist Views: 7.30pm. Penfold Hall, Church Street, Steyning. Dr Zaza Johnson Elsheikh. This talk will be sharing mediation between Islamic sects in an attempt to accommodate views considered to be extremely liberal (Sunni) versus extremely strict (Hanafi) as mutual resentments grow and the communities become more polarised.