THIS is our latest What’s On.
It includes various events that we have been made aware of.
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TEA Dance: Join your hosts Margaret and Colin and dance the afternoon away to recorded Ballroom and Latin American music, “Strictly Come Dancing” style at the Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (off Cedar Drive), June 10, 1.30-3.45pm. For more details ring Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.
WALK: June 10. 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.
2ND STORRINGTON Brownies meet Fridays at Ravenscroft Guide and Community Hall, Storrington. For girls aged seven to 11. For more details contact Michelle Keeley on 01903 745975.
HENFIELD Festival of Gardens & Arts 2011, June 11 and 12, 11am-5pm. Entrance to all the gardens is free, but voluntary charitable donations will be gratefully received. More information, including a plan of the village is available online at www.henfieldgardensandarts.org or from Red Oaks Care Home on 01273 493043.
SATURDAY Evening Dance at the Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington, June 11, 7.30-10.30pm. Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence. For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.
WALK: June 11. 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. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¾ hours. Tony 01403 269232.
HORSHAM Flute Choir meet in the afternoon of the second Saturday of the month at Slinfold Village Chapel. If you play a piccolo or flute of any type (concert, alto or bass etc.) are over 16 years of age and at least grade 3, we may be the group for you. For more information contact Music Director/conductor Andrew Duncan on 01483 email@example.com
GRAND Summer Fete, June 12, at Ingfield Manor School, Five Oaks. Open at 2pm in presence of Dame Vera Lynn. Companion Dog Show at 1pm, entries from noon. Attractions include miniature steam railway, big band, martial arts display, Bluebelle Majorettes, fire engine, rowing machine competition, World War Two plane flypast, roundabout, barbecue, model railway, beer tent, home made cakes, Win-a-Champagne Balloon Flight, massive bouncy castle, face painting, plant sale and much more. Grand Draw at 5pm. Fun in the sun for all the family.
WALK: June 12. All welcome, Wepham Down, 6½ mile circular downland sociable HDC Health Walk, some hills, good views of some of the finest parts of the downland landscape. Free, just turn-up at Kithurst Hill car park (off the Storrington to Amberley road) at 10am. Dogs allowed on a lead. 2¾ hours. Mick 01903 745971.
BUDDHIST Meditation Group meet every Sunday, 7-9pm at The College of Richard Collyer, Horsham. Sitting, Walking and Guided Meditations with group discussions. No experience needed. Contact John Moore on 077860 74683 or www.thehorshamsangha.co.uk
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:firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 07872 113 674.
STEYNING Decorative and Fine Arts Society connects Sussex with North London and India with their lecture on June 13 by Dr Michael O’Brien entitled ‘Hindu Mythology in the Temple Sculpture of South India’. This lecture is in advance of a trip on July 19 to the Hindu Temple in Neasden, North London, a masterpiece of exotic design and workmanship. Dr O’Brien’s talk will explain the riches of the temple. The illustrated lecture is at the Steyning Centre starting at 10.45am. Coffee is served between 10 and 10.30. Visitors are welcome for a donation of £5. For any queries call 01903 814167.
WALK: June 13. All welcome, free just turn-up at 10am in The Coach House Inn, Cowfold car park (TQ 213227). New 6 mile flat (numerous stiles) circular Wealden walk through farmland to Littleworth. Good views of St Hugh’s Charterhouse (Parkminster Monastery) and the South Downs. Could be wet and muddy in places. No dogs . Good beer and food in this traditional 1800’s coaching inn 3¼ hours. Bill 01403 256248 & Geoff 01403 258180.
HEATHERS Horsham Cancer Support Group, meets first and third Monday each month, 2-4pm, at The Unitarian Church Hall, opposite Horsham bus station. Offers support, information and a warm welcome to anyone affected by cancer. Contact Mary 01043 250816.
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.
NEW Runners Club for the Disabled: “Beauties and Beaux” Costumed expose of 18th Century life by Mr & Mrs Gilks, June 14, in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, Horsham, 10.30am-12.30pm. 01403 256788.
SUSSEX Family History Group - Horsham Centre is holding a meeting at St Andrews Methodist Church Hall, Crawley Road, Roffey, Horsham, June 14. Family History: Questions and discussion, 1-3pm. Further information on 01403 268094; email@example.com
BILLINGSHURST Choral Society meets every Tuesday evening at St. Mary’s Church, Billingshurst. 8pm. Rehearsals for four concerts each year. Contact Keith Paul 01403 782613 or visit www.billingshurstchoralsociety.org for further information.
BROADBRIDGE Heath Cricket Training U14’s from 6pm Byfleets Lane or for further details please contact Tim Wells 07740 101 983.
HORSHAM Flower Club meets second Tuesday every month, 2pm, North Heath Lane Hall. New members welcome. Contact: 01403 263025.
HORSHAM Painting Group meets every Tuesday during term time at the Forest School, Comptons Lane. All abilities welcome for workshops and painting evenings. Please contact membership secretary Keith Richardson on 01403 756258 for more details or see our website at www.horshampaintinggroup.co.uk
WALK: Horsham 20s-40s Walking Group walks from a different country pub each Tuesday evening at 7.30pm. Walks are around one and a half hours returning to the pub for drinks afterwards. See www.walkhorsham.com Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07872 113674.
WEST Sussex Philharmonic Choir rehearses every Tuesday, 8-10pm, in the Barn, The Causeway, Horsham. New singers welcome.
WALK: June 15. All welcome, sociable HDC Health Walk, 6 to 7 miles at pace, over difficult terrain, for the more experienced walker. No dogs. Free, just turn-up at Whiteways car park, Houghton (TQ 003108) at 7pm. Geoffrey 01903 744881.
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.
KNIT ‘N’ Natter. For people who knit or crochet or who want to learn. We meet at Roffey Millennium Hall, Horsham, every other Wednesday, 7.30-9.30pm. For any further information call Mary on 07968 234597.
OPEN Mic Night every Wednesday at the Tanners Arms, 78 Brighton Road, 01403 588789.
THE Apple Tree, Crawley: Every Wednesday Open Mic Night.
WALK: All welcome to free, guided, sociable health walks every Wednesday around Horsham Park. Just turn up at 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax. Suitable for all including the elderly and people recovering from illness, operation or accident. Full programme of about 200 walks available from HDC Health Walks Co-ordinator (01403 215269) or on website www.horshamhealthwalks.co.uk
WALK: June 16. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in the car park opposite The Kings Head, Rudgwick. New circular, mostly flat, (some stiles) HDC Health Walk along the Sussex Border Path, through farmland and woods providing panoramic views of both the North and South Downs passing Baynards Railway Station. Two course specials at £5 in the pub after. 5¾ miles. 2¾ hours. No dogs. Geoff 01403 258180 & Bill 01403 256248.
BROADBRIDGE Heath Cricket Training Adults from 6pm Byfleets Lane or for further details please contact Tim Wells 07740 101 983.
CHRIST’S Hospital Choral Society meets every Thursday evening at The Court Room, Christ’s Hospital, 8pm. Rehearsals for three concerts each year. Details from Jonathan Copeland, Membership Secretary on 01403 754477 or Mike Roberts on 01403 732408.
COMPTONS Bowls Club short mat on Thursdays, 7.30-9.45pm, at North Heath Hall. New members welcome. Contact: Bill King (01403 253752).
FIRST Aid for Young People - Horsham Youth First Aid Group: We teach all aspects of First Aid, including Search and Rescue techniques and Casualty Simulation, through practical activities and senarios. Team work and leadership skills are also encouraged and developed. Call Paula on 07866 955 401 (a qualified Primary Teacher/Ambulance Technician) Thurs 7-8.30pm at St Peters Hall, Three Acres, Blackbridge Lane, Horsham, RH12 1RS.
HORSHAM Lifesaving Club meets at The Pavilions, Horsham each Thursday, 8-10pm. Classes in Life Support and Water Based Lifesaving skills for all ages including those needed for GCSE PE and D of E awards. See our web site entry under ‘Clubs’ in rlsssuusex.co.uk for more details.
QUIZ Night in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice, Crawley. Every Thursday, 8-10pm at the Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst. Quiz fee £2 per person, 50 per cent of which goes to St Catherine’s and the rest is paid out in prizes - although players often kindly donate their winnings to St Catherine’s. First prize of a gallon of beer is donated by the pub. Contact Nick Cowley on 01403 891272 or email email@example.com