What’s On - from November 24

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FRIDAY

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), Nov 25, 1.30-3.45pm. For more details ring Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.

WALK: Nov 25. 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.

SATURDAY

CHRISTMAS Fair, Nov 26, 9am-12.30pm, in Wisborough Green Village Hall. There will be a large variety of quality stalls and refreshments including home made cakes. The proceeds will go towards the flowers for a Flower and Music Festival to be staged in July 2012.

CHRISTMAS Bazaar, Nov 26, 10.30am, at Amberley Church Hall in aid of St Barnabas Hospice.

CRANLEIGH Art and Craft Society – Annual Craft Market, Village Hall, Cranleigh, Nov 26, 9.30am-3.30pm. Many and varied stalls – bargains to be had in this present economic climate. Refreshments available. Further information 01483 898206.

WALK: Nov 26. All welcome, free, just turn-up at the Washington South Downs Way car park (TQ 120119) at 2pm. 3 mile Circular HDC Health Walk to Chanctonbury Ring giving extensive views. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1½ hours. Mick 01903 745971.

SUNDAY

DUCK Day, Nov 27, 11am-3pm at RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. Wrap up warm and head down to Jupp’s View where our friendly volunteer guides will be equipped with telescopes and binoculars ready to show you an amazing array of ducks, geese and swans as they dabble, dive and feed across the brooks. No charge, just pay the normal nature trail entry fee to come and see us. Tel: 01798 875851/www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

THE Salvation Army is holding a Winter Wonderland Christmas Fair at Booth Way/Depot Road, Horsham, Nov 27, 11am-3pm. Not to be missed. More information from 01403 254624/horsham@salvationarmy.org.uk

MONDAY

THE HORSHAM Branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding its Annual General Meeting at the old RBL building site, Chichester Terrace, Horsham, Nov 28, 8pm. New committee members required - please try to attend.

WALK: Nov 28. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Partridge Green Village Hall car park TQ 190191. Circular sociable HDC Health Walk, 7 miles, going east, fairly flat, some stiles. May be muddy in places. No dogs. 2¾ hours. Mike P 01403 242564.

TUESDAY

HORSHAM & District Horticultural Society: Festive Floral Decorations will be the subject of a practical demonstration by Sue Taunton on Nov 29, commencing at 7.30pm, at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 5BD. All are welcome. Members free, guests and non-members £1 entry or join on the night for £5. For more information see www.horshamhorticulturalsociety.co.uk

WALK: Nov 29. All welcome, meet at 10am at West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ 083179). Mostly flat (some stiles), circular HDC Health walk around the village, may see a church or two and pass through nursery land, with some interesting views. Free, just turn-up. 5 miles. 2½ hours. Irene 01403 783637.

WALK: Nov 29. All welcome to a gentle 4 to 5 mile flat HDC Health Walk along Worth Way towards Worth Church starting at 11am from the café at Rowfant Business Centre, Wallage Lane, (between Worth and Crawley Down). Sheltered gravel track suitable for pushchairs. 2 hours. Pat B 01342 712591.

THURSDAY

WHOLEFOOD Supper, Quiz night, raffle and photographic competition. Come and celebrate the end of the year with Horsham Organic Gardeners at the Friends Meeting House, 8pm, Dec 1. Bring some food to share and your own plates and cutlery. There will be a light hearted quiz, competition for the best photograph taken tyear in two categories, landscape and gardens (max 2 and max size 8 x 6in) a raffle of whatever people donate. Members free, public donations on the door. All welcome.

WILDLIFE Walkabouts, Dec 1, 10am-noon at RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. Our regular gentle ramble is an ideal introduction to the reserve and its varied habitats and wildlife. Join us for an informal nature walk, taking in the seasonal delights on the brooks or our heathland restoration project. Cost: £4 per person (£2 per RSPB member). Tel: 01798 875851/www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

WALK: Dec 1. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in the car park opposite The Kings Head, Rudgwick, TQ 091343. Circular, mostly flat, (some stiles and short steep slopes) sociable HDC Health Walk along the Sussex Border Path, providing panoramic views of both the North and South Downs, then through farmland and woods to Baynards Railway Station. May be wet and muddy in places. Two course specials available in the pub. 6 miles, 3 hours. No dogs. Geoff 01403 258180 & Bill 256248.