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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), March 11, 1.30-3.45pm. For more details ring Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.
WALK: March 11: 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.
BADMINTON Beginners and Improvers. Horsham Arun from 8.30. Phone Ian 01403 250337.
BADMINTON at Forest School, Horsham, every Friday evening from 8.45pm. All adult players are welcome to join us at Tanbridge Badminton Club, which is a friendly non-league club. Contact: Nelia Palmer on 01403 267331.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – Adult club night, 6–10pm. Play as visitor (£2) for first 3 visits. New members very welcome to this friendly and developing club. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary email@example.com or 01403 785320.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – ‘Rusty Rackets’, 9.45–11.30am, for returnees and improvers. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact phone Chris 07888 012 132.
FRENCH Club. Meets every second Friday of the month from September to June inclusive at the Millennium Hall in Roffey from 8-10pm. Visitors welcome. Contact Elyane Dale, membership secretary, on 01403 257393.
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.
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.
TANBRIDGE Badminton Club meets at Forest School, Comptons Lane, Horsham, every Friday, 8.45-10.45pm. For more details on this friendly non-league club call Nelia Palmer on 01403 267331. 50s, 60s, 70s plus gentle exercise to music, 9.30am, £3. Contact: Sue 01403 730783.
BILLINGSHURST Bowling Club quiz night. March 12, 7.15pm at St Gabriel’s Church Hall, East Street, Billingshurst. Tables of four (or less) £3 per head. Bring your own refreshments. Cash prizes. Raffle. For more info and table bookings contact Hon Sec 01403 784599.
CAPEL WI’s glorious jumble sale, March 12, 2pm at Capel Memorial Hall. Refreshments available, 50p admission.
JUMBLE sale in aid of Sussex Air Ambulance, March 12, 2.15pm, Church Hall, Amberley. Contact Ivy Read 01798 831388.
QUIZ evening, organised by the Friends of Horsham Museum, with fish and chip supper, in support of Horsham Museum, on March 12, 7pm at Lavinia House, Denne Road. Tickets at £10 are available from reception in Horsham Museum in the Causeway. You can come individually or make up teams of six. Bring your own drink.
SATURDAY Evening Dance at the Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington, March 12, 7.30-10.30pm. Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence. For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.
WALK: March 12: All welcome, Broadbridge Heath, 3½ mile flat (some stiles) circular sociable HDC Health Walk by the riverside to Tower Hill and on to High Wood. Excellent views. Free, park in the Leisure Centre car park opposite Tesco and meet outside the entrance to the Centre at 10am. 1½ hours. Liz 01403 263920 or Simon 01403 260599.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – Junior Coaching 8.45am–1pm, all ages, all standards. Open to non-members. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org or 01403 785320.
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
HORSHAM Folk Dance Club meets in The Barn, Causeway, 7.30-10.30pm every second Saturday and on the occasional fourth from September to June. New dancers always welcomed of any age. Details from Janet on 01403 790464.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club - Adult club afternoon, 2–4pm. Pay as visitor (£2) for first 3 visits. New members very welcome to this friendly and developing club. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary email@example.com 01403-785320.
CONSERVATION: Rudgwick Biodiversity Project, a community/voluntary conservation action group meet at 1pm on the last Sunday of every month at King George V Playing Fields Bucks Green. All welcome, no skills required, all tools, insurance and refreshments provided. Contact Greg on 01403 823147/Trevor 01403 822047 or go to www.rudgwickbio.weebly.com to see our calendar of annual events or visit us on Facebook.
FRIENDS of St Leonard’s Forest Conservation Group meet for workdays on every fourth Sunday of the month to help preserve the heather in the forest. We meet at 10am on the bridleway off Forest Road, Colgate. Tasks vary from month to month. For details please email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 01403 731885 or visit www.friend sofstleonardsforest.org.uk
FOREST Badminton Club plays at Tanbridge School, Horsham, Sundays, 7.30pm. League standard and junior section. Contact: Peter (01403) 250401.
HORSHAM Cycling: every Sunday, five rides of differing speeds and distances leave from the Carfax. Meet at 9am. Details from Robert Skeet 01403 270089 or visit www.horshamcycling.co.uk
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.
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.
TEA Dance: Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence: Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, Steyning, 2.30-5pm. Ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.
WALK: Horsham 20s-40s Walking Group walks from a different country pub every Sunday at 11.50am. Walks are approximately 5 miles long returning to the pub for lunch. See www.walkhorsham.com e-mail:email@example.com or call: 07872 113 674.
HORSHAM Film Society present Dr Strangelove at the Capitol, March 14, 8pm.
BADMINTON, Horsham Arun from 8.15. Club standard. First visit no charge. Phone Ian 01403 250337.
FRIENDS Like Us, a friendship club for people with limited or restricted mobility who use a wheelchair, electric scooter, walking aid or stick. Meet at Millenium Hall, Crawley Road, Roffey, 2-4pm, first and third Monday of each month for cup of tea, chat and chance to participate in variety of activities (partners and carers welcome). Details: Anne Gillson on 01403 259696.
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.
HORSHAM Natural History Society meets every Monday in the winter months for a varied programme of talks in the Wesley Hall, London Road, Horsham, 7.45pm. Visitors welcome. Phone 01403 269994 or look at our website: www.hnhs.org.uk for further details.
HORSHAM Scottish Country Dancing Club meets every Monday, 8-10pm, at the Millennium Hall, Roffey. Beginners welcome, no partner required (£1.50 a week). Further details from 01403 269439/266358; firstname.lastname@example.org or www.horshamscdc.org.uk
LINE Dancing classes every Monday at Tanbridge House School, Horsham. Beginner Class 6.45-7.45pm and Intermediate class 7.45-9.20pm. Contact Lisa on 07729 992520 or email@example.com
SEATED exercise class. A gentle mobilising, stretching and balance programme, ideal for anyone with immobilising conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, mild stroke etc at Roffey Millennium Hall, 11am-noon. Contact Sue 01403 730783.
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.
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.
HORSHAM Holistic Health - Mind, Body and Spirit group. March 15, talk by Belinda Rae on Kinesiology at 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Contact Tina on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07857 545 678
STEYNING and Ashurst Friends of St Barnabas Quiz Night, The Norfolk Arms, Steyning, March 15, 7.30pm. Fancy yourself as a bit of an egghead? Then why not join the Steyning and Ashurst Friends for a night of trivia fun. Teams of four, entry costs £1 per person, with a fabulous raffle on the night. For more information contact the St Barnabas House fundraising team on 01903 254777.
WALK: March 15: All welcome, just turn-up at Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane, at 11am. Various, mostly flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walks around the outskirts of Steyning. 2 miles, 1¼ hours. Keith 01903 813381.
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.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – ‘Rusty Rackets’, 9.45–11.30am, for returnees and improvers. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact phone Chris 07888 012 132.
CONSERVATION, fitness and fun. Horsham Green Gym meets Tuesdays, 10am, for three hours at various sites in and near Horsham, getting exercise and fresh air while working to improve the local environment, learning new skills and making new friends. For more information, see www.horshamgreengym.org.uk or phone David on 01403 269384.
DAVE Toye and Friends Open Mic Night at The Cherry Tree, Faygate, every Tuesday.
HOLBROOK Horsham WI meets on the third Tuesday of each month (except August), 7.45pm, at the Tythe Barn, Pondtail Road, Horsham. We are a friendly group of ladies who welcome visitors and new members to join us for a varied programme of speakers, social activities, lunches, outings etc. Contact 01403 251920.
HORSHAM Business Club meets every Tuesday at Cisswood House Hotel, 7-8.30am, allowing the rest of the day free for business as usual. Contact email@example.com or Steve Snowdon on 01403 270271.
HORSHAM Chess Club meets at the Methodist Church Hall, London Road, every Tuesday, from 7.30pm. Ian Comley (01403 734918).
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
IF YOU enjoy reading and would like to share your opinions with other like minded people an established book group meets third Tuesday of each month. For this year’s World Book Night we have chosen Nigel Slater’s autobiography Toast. Please call 01403 258745 for more information and venue.
LIFE drawing class held by a qualified tutor, 10am-noon at Mannings Heath Village Hall. For further details call 01403 240856 or 01403 253707.
ROFFEY – The Evergreen Club (for over 55s) meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 2pm at the Roffey Institute, 219 Crawley Road, Horsham, RH12 4ET. Contact: 01403 263961.
SLINFOLD Concert Band rehearse every Tuesday, 7.30 - 9.30pm at Slinfold Village Hall. The Band undertakes a variety of engagements throughout the South East of England, which range from local bandstand performances to indoor concerts, and from weddings to company functions. We currently have a vacancy within the band for a percussionist. If you would like to play with the band, a warm welcome awaits you. Please contact John Reid on 01483 861862 or email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org You can visit our web site www.slinfoldconcertband.org
SOUTHWATER Bridge Club duplicate sessions every Tuesday, 2pm. Enquiries to the secretary on 01403 254667 or 01403 266956.
SOUTHWATER Young at Heart for the over 50s meets every Tuesday, 9.30am–noon, in Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Details: 01403 730420.
THEATRE 48, Horsham’s oldest amateur drama group, usually meet Tuesday evenings at 8pm at Kingslea Primary School, Kings Road, Horsham. Theatre 48 are a lively, energetic society who are always keen to welcome new members. As a company we currently produce two shows a year both in the Studio at the Capitol Theatre in Horsham. If you would like more information please visit our website: www.theatre48.co.uk
TORCH - The Original Rock Choir of Horsham, Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm, Brighton Road Baptist Church Main Hall. See www.torchhorsham.webs.com or contact Adam 07789 795133.
WARNHAM Evening Flower Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm, at Warnham Village Hall. Come along and enjoy flower arranging demonstrations. All welcome. Enquiries 01403 260324.
WEST Sussex Philharmonic Choir rehearses every Tuesday, 8-10pm, in the Barn, The Causeway, Horsham. New singers welcome.
WALK: March 16: All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10.30am at The Orchard Restaurant car park, West Grinstead, (on A272 between A24 & A281). Various flat (some stiles) circular HDC Health walks of 4 to 5 miles north or south along the Downs Link then through farmland and woods. No dogs. 1½ to 2 hours. Michael V 07719 467861.
BADMINTON, Horsham Arun from 7.30. Club standard. First visit no charge. Phone Ian 01403 250337.
BADMINTON. Tanbridge House PTA Badminton Club welcomes new players on Wednesdays from 8pm to 9.30pm. No subscription, just £2.50 an evening. Phone 01403 262785 or 01403 265171 for more information.
BALLROOM, Latin American, practise night at the Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, 8-10pm Wednesday. Limited Sequence. All ages and experiences, meet new friends and relax and enjoy yourself. Everyone welcome, for details contact Marion Fenton 01293 871377.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club - Adult club night, 6–10pm. Play as visitor (£2) for first 3 visits. Hosted session’s alternate weeks for returning players. New members very welcome to this friendly and developing club. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary email@example.com 01403 785320.
CANTATRICE Ladies Choir. Rehearsals in Horsham at the Salvation Army Centre, Booth Way. Wednesdays, 1.15-2.45pm. No auditions. Come and try for free. All welcome. Ring Zoe Peate on 01903 812662.
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: Are you interested in sustainable living, the environment, in learning practical skills, and in developing a more sustainable community in the face of peak oil and climate change? Then come and talk it through with other like minded folk at the Crown in the Carfax every third Wednesday of the month, starts around 7.30pm, with nibbles. You can also check out our website www.transitionhorsham.org.uk
OPEN Mic Night every Wednesday at the Tanners Arms, 78 Brighton Road, 01403 588789.
THE Apple Tree, Crawley: Every Wed Open Mic Night.
THE Dance Ranch. Western Partner dance classes at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Rushams Road, Horsham. 7.45-9.15pm. Ring 01403 252961 for more details.
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.horsham.gov.uk/leisure_and_tourism/leisure_2102.asp.
WALK: March 17: All welcome, 5 ½ mile mostly flat (few short climbs) circular HDC Health Walk on undulating Wealden tracks and through woodland. Free, just turn-up at The George & Dragon pub car park, Dragons Green, near Shipley (TQ 139235) at 10am. No dogs. 2¾ hours. Bill 01403 256248 or Geoff 01403 258180.
BABY massage classes: Learn how to massage your infant to enhance bonding, relieve symptoms of colic and promote sleep. Classes are a great opportunity to meet others too. Thursdays, 10-11.30am. Contact: 01403 262807.
BADMINTON: Southwater Badminton Club now playing at Southwater Village Leisure Centre on Thursday evenings, 8pm. Club standard welcome. Phone Barbara 01403 250313 or James and Penny 01403 730319.
BALLROOM and Latin Beginners class 8.30-10pm. Just come along – it’s a social, it’s fun! British Legion Band Room, Horsham, behind the Capitol Theatre. Contact 07941 438186.
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.
COLDWALTHAM Sequence and Old Time Dance Club at Sandham Hall, Coldwaltham, near Pulborough, every Thursdays 2-4.15pm. Closed during July and August. Contact Ann Wood on 01903 247455.
COMPTONS Bowls Club short mat on Thursdays, 7.30-9.45pm, at North Heath Hall. New members welcome. Contact: Bill King (01403 253752).
CRAWLEY Computer Club at Christ Church URC, Worth Park Avenue, Three Bridges, 8pm, on first Thursday of month. Contact: John (01403) 218373.
CRICKET Adults Broadbridge Heath Cricket Club are holding outdoor practice 5.30-7.30pm at Broadbridge Heath Cricket Club, Byfleets Lane, Broadbridge Heath, all new players welcome for further details please contact Tim Wells 07740 101983 or David Bridges 01403 250569.
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 7.45-9.30pm, St John’s Church, Broadbridge Heath. Contact Janet 07795 463112 www.voicefromthecoalshed.com
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 Chamber Choir meets every Thursday in St Mary’s School Hall, Normandy, Horsham, 8-10pm. Rehearses for three concerts per year. Contact: Carol Moore 01403 267475 for further details.
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.
HORSHAM Normandy WI meet at St. Peter’s Hall, Three Acres every third Thursday of the month, 9.45am-noon. Monthly speakers,raffle. New members very welcome. Contact Wendy (01403) 252684.
JUNIOR Image Youth Club for school years four-six at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham, each Thursday, 6-7.30pm. 50p entrance (first week free).
MANNINGS Heath WI meets on the third Thursday of the month, 2.30pm, in the Village Hall. New members welcome. Contact 01403 264443.
MOTHERS and Toddlers meet every Thursday, 9.45am, at The Holbrook Club, North Heath Lane, Horsham. Bouncy castle, toys, colouring, biscuits, juice, tea and coffee. All welcome. Members £1.50, non-members £3.
NATIONAL Women’s Register, www.nwr.org. Friendly informal discussion and book group as well. Thursday evenings, 8pm. Details phone: Katharine Webbe 01403 262506.
NORTH Sussex Centre of The National Trust. Why not join our local friendly group for lectures, coach outings and holidays and various functions throughout the year. For further details ring 01403 264599 or 730162.
PULBOROUGH Netball club meets every Thursday at the courts on the recreation ground, 7.30 - 8.30pm. Any age from 14 welcome. Details phone Sue Dudman 01798 875629.
QUIZ Night in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice, Crawley. Every Thursday from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm at the Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst. Quiz fee £2 per person, 50% 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SHUTTLES Badminton Club meets 8.30-10.30pm, at Forest Recreation School, Comptons Lane, Horsham. Friendly, non-league club with competitive spirit. Improvers welcome, no beginners. Contact: Mike on 01403 258086.
THE Emerald Club, Crawley: Open Mic every Thursday night.
THE Weald Choir of Crawley meets every Thursday evening at St Richard’s Church, Three Bridges 8pm. Rehearsals for four concerts each year. Contact Peter Jordan 01293 529135 or visit www.wealdchoir.co.uk for further details.
WARNHAM Scottish Country Dancing. Would you like to join our group? All ages and abilities would be most welcome, beginners especially so. We meet on Thursday evenings at Warnham Village Hall. For details contact 01403 268232 or 01403 260495.