What’s on - from June 8

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Friday

CHARITY Quiz Night in aid of Princess Alice Hospice, The Holbrook Club, Horsham, June 8, 7.30pm. £5 per person (4 people per team). All entries must be made by June 4. More information from 07793 949831.

OLD Barn Nursery & Garden Centre is hosting a David Austin Roses evening at the garden centre at Dial Post near Horsham, June 8, from 6pm. More information from 01403 710 000/ www.oldbarngardencentre.co.uk

TEA Dance, Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (Off Cedar Drive), June 8, 1.30-3.45pm. More details from Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.

WALK: June 8. All welcome, just turn-up at Barns Green (Village Sign near club) at 11am. Easy, mostly flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk around the outskirts of the village. 2 miles, 1 hour. Peter 01403 741305.

HORSHAM (Forest) Flower Club flower demonstrations/events fourth Friday of month at Forest Boys School in evenings. Contact: Christine Smith 01403 783162.

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.

HORSHAM Spiritual and Healing Centre psychic evenings at Horsham Park Barn, North Street, every fourth Friday in the month. Contact: Christine Ellis (01403) 263897.

JOIN The Salvation Army, Booth Way/Depot Road, Horsham: First and third Fridays in the Month is Friday Lunches and Friendship Club. 3 Course meal for donation of £3 plus after dinner activity. Please pre book 24 hours in advance. More information from 01403 254624/horsham@salvationarmy.org.uk

SOUTHWATER Young at Heart for the over 50s meets every Friday, 1.30–3.30pm in Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Details: 01403 731839.

STORRINGTON Dog Club. Storrington Village Hall, Friday, 7.30-9pm. We don’t train your dog, you do that with advice and help from us. No dog is too old to learn or too young to start. Friendly and informal atmosphere. Children very welcome. No advance payment/booking. Call Rosemary on 07971 579450 or 01903 746504 (same number for Collie Rescue).

SUNBEAM Swimming Club (for the disabled). Anyone wishing to join, 8-9pm, can telephone Robin Ayres on 01403 253200.

THE 2nd Storrington Brownies meet Fridays at Ravenscroft Guide and Community Hall, Storrington. For girls aged seven to ten years. For more details phone Michelle on 01903 745975.

Saturday

CAR Boot Sale in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice, June 9, at Southwater Playing Fields, Southwater Street, RH13 9BN. Sellers 7.30am, buyers 8.30am. For further information call 07788 315759.

OPEN garden on Saturday June 9, 10.30am-4.30pm. Everyone is welcome to come and visit the garden of Roy and Doreen Stirling at 67 Greenway, Horsham RH12 2JT. Morning coffee and biscuits, lunchtime ploughman’s, afternoon cream teas, tombola and sale of plants etc. All proceeds to Cancer Research UK and Bluebell Railway.

SATURDAY Evening Dance, June 9, 7.30-10.30pm, at Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Russtington. More details from Colin or Margaret on 01403 734409.

WALK: June 9. All welcome, Warnham, 4 miles circular sociable HDC Health Walk, some hills and stiles, through woods and farmland, past Warnham Manor and across the deer park. Free, just turn-up at the Village Hall car park in Hollands Way at 10am. No dogs. 1¾ hours. Liz 01403 263920 or Simon 260599.

HORSHAM Folk Dance Club hold regular Folk/Barn Dances in The Barn, The Causeway, Horsham, RH12 1HE, 7.30pm, on the second Saturday in each month (except November when it will be the fourth Saturday). All are welcome to join us; no partner necessary. Contact Janet on 01403 790464 or Jean on 01403 266457.

SOCIAL rides organised by Crawley Wheelers. Want to ride at a social pace in the lanes around the Crawley and surrounding areas with like minded people? Crawley Wheelers are putting on rides every Saturday until late autumn aimed at people just like you. We have a number of set, risk assessed routes from 20 right up to 40 miles to allow you to build your fitness, gain more confidence on the roads through riding with experienced cyclists or just to get out and enjoy the wonderful countryside sitting on your doorstep. 
All rides are at a social pace that can be enjoyed by all – no-one will be left behind. No specialist equipment needed, just a bike in good working order and a helmet and we advise you to bring a drink plus a spare inner tube and pump just in case. All rides will include a tea stop. Meet at Virgin Active on Crawley Leisure Park at 9:45 to leave at 10 am. See www.crawleywheelers.co.uk or contact mark.penfold@blueyonder.co.uk for more information.

SWIM-1st Triathlon Club. Beginners and all abilities welcome, 16 years+. Saturday mornings 7-8am swim training at Handcross Park School. More information from 07910 532 710; www.swim-1st.co.uk/triathlon.html or e-mail triathlon@swim-1st.co.uk

Sunday

CRAWLEY, Reigate & District Cats Protection is holding a Cat Homing Show and Sale, June 10. More information from 0845 371 2734.

EWHURST Parish Church, Summer Songs of Praise, June 10, 6.30pm, in the gardens of The Old Rectory Nursing Home. Do come along and join us. If you have a special hymn you would like sung, please contact the choirmaster on 01483 275380 at least a week before the event.

HORSHAM Cyclists Touring Club organises cycle rides in the Horsham area on Sundays, usually stopping for lunch. Contact: Barbara on 07710 141374.

HORSHAM Folk Club, Sundays, 8pm, Normandy Centre, Denne Road, Horsham, RH12 1PF. Music from guest artistes and audience. Information: 01403 276273.

HORSHAM Social Walking Group – Every Sunday afternoon we meet for a three to five mile walk in the Sussex area for the Over 40’s. Please phone for information on venue and time on 01403 267149 or 01403 269144.

JOIN The Salvation Army, Booth Way/Depot Road, Horsham: 10am: Youth Matters; 10.30am: Celebration Meeting; 11.15am: Creche and Kids Alive; 12.30pm: Kids MAD. More information from 01403 254624/horsham@salvationarmy.org.uk

JUNIOR Badminton 8-18 years with Badminton England coaches 5-6.30pm at Tanbridge House School Sports Hall, Horsham. Senior club improvers and league players 6.30-9.45pm. Ring Gill on 01403 254150 for more details or look at www.forestbadmintonclub.org

LADIES Netball meet every Sunday 5-6pm at Henfield Leisure Centre for training and fun and friendly matches. For further information please contact Edna Hall (01403) 710586.

SOCIETY of Sussex Wealdmen has a year-round programme of walks on every Sunday. 12 to 20+ miles. Contact Peter on 01403 264564 or Betty on 01737 222964.

ST LEONARDS Community Church Hall, Clarence Road, Horsham, Sundays Tea and Chat 2.30-4pm on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. All welcome. We don’t meet prior to a Bank Holiday. For more details phone Caroline Smith 01403 891542.

WALK: Horsham 20s-40s Walking Group walks from a different country pub every Sunday at 10.50am. Walks are approximately 5 miles long returning to the pub for lunch. See www.walkhorsham.com e-mail:walkhorsham@hotmail.com or call: 07872 113 674.

Monday

HEALING For Everyone + Training, Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham, June 11, 7.30-9pm. Further information from William on 01403 255025.

ROFFEY Millennium Hall, Roffey, chair-based exercises with coffee and chat, Monday 10.45-11.45am. This class is a gentle mobilising, stretching and balancing programme, ideal for anyone with immobilising conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, mild stroke etc. Fun, friendly class, come along and meet new friends. Wheelchairs and mobility buggies welcome. Call Sue on 01403 730783.

SANDGATE Singers is a four-part choir based in Storrington. We meet at 7.30pm every Monday at Sullington Village Hall and we’re always pleased to welcome new members. An ability to read music is useful but in no way essential as CDs are available. If you like singing, come and join Storrington’s friendliest choir. No auditions or formalities – just come and sing! For more information please contact Noreen Gazey on 01903 743345. www.sandgatesingers.org.uk

STAMP Collecting The Horsham and District Philatelic Society meets at the Guide Headquarters, Denne Road, Horsham, 7.30pm, on the first and third Mondays of each month between September and May. We welcome all visitors who would like to come along and see what we do. Membership is open to all ages. For more details and/or a copy of our programme please contact our honorary secretary Maurice Allen, 33 Middleton Road, Horsham RH12 1JS (telephone 01403 261489).

ST JOHN Ambulance Cadets, Horsham at St John HQ, Victoria Street, Monday evenings, 7-8.30pm, boys and girls aged 10-18. Contact: Tim Strange (01403) 253344 and leave an answerphone message.

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.

WARNHAM Table Tennis Club is looking for players interested in playing in the Crawley and Horsham TT League. Practice Monday nights at Warnham Village Hall. Contact: Bill Thornton 01403 250206.

Tuesday

NEW Runners Club: Songs with a guitar by Mr Stuart Reed in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, June 12, 10.30am-12.30pm. More information from Mrs P Geldhill MBE on 01403 265616.

SUSSEX Family History Group - Horsham Centre is meeting in St Andrews Methodist Church Hall, Crawley Road, Roffey, June 12, 1.30pm for questions and discussion. More information from 01403 268094.

WALK: June 12. All welcome, 5½ mile mostly flat circular HDC Health walk through woods and farmland almost to Rusper then back via Lambs Green. Free, just turn-up at the Holmbush Inn car park, Faygate (TQ 218344) at 10am. No dogs. 2¾ hours. Bill 01403 256248 or Geoff 01403 258180.

Wednesday

WALK: June 13. All welcome, sociable HDC Health Walk, 5½ miles at pace, over difficult terrain, for the more experienced walker. No dogs. Free, just turn-up opposite the Frankland Arms, Washington at 7pm. Ron 01403 265925.

FOREST (Horsham) Flower Club meets every third Wednesday every month except August and December, 7.45pm at Forest School, Comptons Lane. New members welcome. Tel 01403 790639.

FOREST Lace Class (tuition in Bobbin-lace) meets on Wednesday evenings in term-time at the Millais School, Depot Road, Horsham, 7.30-9.30pm. Please contact Rosemary Brown on 01273 591346 for more details.

GREEN Drinks Transition Horsham holds its regular social get together concerning environmental issues every second Wednesday of the month at Ye Olde Stout House, 29 Carfax, Horsham, from 8pm. Transition Horsham is part of the Transition Towns movement, a grass roots group who work towards building resiliance in the community to climate change and peak oil through net working, relearning useful skills, growing food, and projects such as recycling and renewable energy. Come and join us to chat things over and bring your ideas. See www.transitionhorsham.co.uk and Facebook.

HORSHAM Astronomy Group meet on the first Wednesday of the month for talks, occasional observing sessions, and for sharing advice on astronomical techniques at Christ’s Hospital. Please contact our secretary, Richard Griffith via our website at www.horshamastronomy.com, or phone John Bartlett (publicity officer) on 01306 884162 for details.

HORSHAM Cricket Club. First Wednesday every month – Freddie Woods Big Band 18 piece jazz orchestra, 8.30-11pm.

Thursday

WALK: June 14. All welcome, just turn-up at Billingshurst Sports Pavilion, Jubilee Fields, off the A272, at 10am. Various 4 to 6 mile circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walks over farmland along River Arun & Wey Canal (can be muddy). No dogs, 2 to 3 hours. Mike 01403 242564.

CRAWLEY Computer Club at Christ Church URC, Worth Park Avenue, Three Bridges, 8pm, on first Thursday of month. Contact: John (01403) 218373.

DIAL Post Village Hall, Short Mat Bowls 7.30-9.30pm, Thursdays, looking for new members even if you have never played before. Contact Peter on 01403 710670.

DIVAS Undaunted: Women singing for fun and friendship. No audition or ability to read music or indeed hold a note needed. Come and let your inner Diva out! Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm, St John’s Church, Broadbridge Heath. Contact Ann 01403 734717 www.voicefromthecoalshed.co.uk

DUPLICATE Bridge. Henfield Duplicate Bridge Society meets Thursday afternoons at 2pm in The Henfield Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield. Visitors and new members very welcome - for more information see website www.henfieldduplicatebridge.co.uk or telephone 01273 493172.

WILDLIFE Walkabouts, June 14 and every Thursday, 10am-noon, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt.