What’s On - from March 8

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FRIDAY

TEA Dance, Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (Off Cedar Drive), March 9, 1.30-3.45pm. More details from Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.

WALK: March 9. 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.

SATURDAY

BILLINGSHURST Bowling Club Annual Quiz Night, March 10, in St Gabriels Church Hall, East Street, Billingshurst. 7.15pm. Tables of 4 (or less). Bring your own refreshments. Cash prizes. Raffle. To book a table phone Beryl (01403) 784599.

CLOTHES Sale in aid of Cancer Research UK, March 10, 1-4pm, at Coolham Village Hall (RH13 8QN) – on A272 between Buck Barn (McDonalds) and Billingshurst, proudly presented by the Vino Keenos fundraising team, who have raised in excess of £12,000 in the past 2 years. Babies, Children’s, Ladies and Gents nearly new/second-hand clothes - including designer. Home made cake stall. Refreshments available. Parking on site. Bring a friend and grab a bargain. Also Cancer Research donation station on the day - bring any items of clothing, books, DVDs, household items, toys, etc, for donation to Cancer Research. If you’d like a table to sell your clothes or any further details - contact: Tracy White: allwhite@hotmail.co.uk or 07713 131 373.

JUMBLE Sale, March 10, 2pm, at Amberley Church Hall. In aid of the Sussex Air Ambulance. Contact Ivy Read on 01798 831388.

SATURDAY Evening Dance, March 10, 7.30-10.30pm, at Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Russtington. More details from Colin or Margaret on 01403 734409.

TABLE Top Sale, Holy Trinity Hall, Rushams Road, Horsham, March 10. Sellers 11am. Buyers noon-2pm. Lunches available. To book a table (£10) phone Angela on 01403 268035.

THE ROYAL British Legion Steyning and District Women’s Section are holding a Coffee Morning with raffle and tombola at Penfold Hall, Steyning, March 10, 10.30am-noon. Entrance £1 for coffee and biscuits or cake.

SUNDAY

WALK: March 11. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am at RSPB Wiggonholt Overflow car park (TQ 061164). 5¼ mile hilly circular HDC Health Walk through Wiggonholt Common, past Parham Glider Field and through the spectacular Parham Park. Dogs allowed on a lead. 2 hours. Mick 01903 745971.

MONDAY

HORSHAM Film Society present “Ostrov” (“The Island”), 8pm, March 12, at the Capitol.

TUESDAY

SUSSEX Family History Group - Horsham Centre is meeting in St Andrews Methodist Church Hall, Crawley Road, Roffey, March 13, 1.30pm. FH questions and discussion. More information from 01403 268094.

WEDNESDAY

HORSHAM Decorative and Fine Arts Society will celebrate their 40th anniversary at the Capitol Theatre, North Street, Horsham, March 14 at 10.45am. The subject of the lecture will be Wine Related Antiques. Our speaker John Ericson will illustrate that as more people have taken an interest in wine there has also been an enthusiasm for wine related antiques. Visitors are very welcome. Admission £5.

SOUTHWATER Art Club - General Workshop, in Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater, March 14, 1.30-4pm. We are an informal, friendly “self help” group. You will need to bring along a picture to work on and your own art materials. Refreshments available (no extra cost). Annual Membership £15. Workshop fees £2.50 per session (first session free). Workshops are held on 2 Monday and 2 Wednesday afternoons and 2 Thursday evenings per month. We welcome new members. Full details including workshop dates are available on our website www.southwaterartclub.co.uk or contact the Secretary on bchrmunford30@tiscali.co.uk THE QUEEN’S English Society invite you to their meeting at Trinity Methodist Church, Thakeham Road, Storrington, March 14, 2.30pm, when their president Dr Bernard Lamb will present ‘Error Spotting’. Entrance free. Refreshments. Further information from Dorothy Pirkis on 01903 743875 or dorothypirkis@btinternet.com

THURSDAY

LONDON Road Methodist Church, Horsham, March 15, 3.30-6pm. Craft, activities, games, celebration and food, for families together and people of all ages. Everybody welcome. No charge, but donations gratefully accepted. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. For more details see www.lrmchorsham.org

WALK: March 15. All welcome, just turn-up at 10am in car park on Horsham side of Ockley Village cricket field (TQ 146399). Flat (some stiles) circular sociable HDC health Walk on the Sussex/Surrey border. Superb views of Leith Hill Tower and the North Downs. No dogs. 5 miles. 2½ hours. Bill 01403 256248 or Geoff 01403 258180.

WILDLIFE Walkabouts, March 15 and every Thursday at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough, 10am-noon. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks