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), Sept 9, 1.30-3.45pm. For more details ring Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.
WALK: Sept 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. ½ miles, 1 hour. Pat 01403 240654.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
BROADBRIDGE Heath Stoolball Club - Training from 6-7.30pm at Broadbridge Heath Cricket Club in Byfleets Lane or for further details please contact Sally Booker 07964 115 712 or email email@example.com
DEMENTIA Day Club held every Friday, 10.15am-3.15pm, at St John’s Church Hall, Broadbridge Heath. Regular musical entertainment. For more details contact Lyn on 07872 464004.
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.
Evening Dance at the Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington, Sept 10, 7.30-10.30pm. Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence. For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.
WALK: Sept 10: All welcome, Itchingfield, 3½ mile mostly flat circular sociable HDC Health Walk, some stiles, to Plumtree Lane, Sharpenhurst Hill (good views), Barns Green and back along Muntham Lane. Free, just turn-up at the village school (park carefully in road) at 10am. 2 hours. Liz 01403 263920.
WALK: Sept 10: 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.
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
CAT Homing show and Fundraising Sale, Horticultural Society Hall, Ifield Ave, Crawley, Sept 11, 11am-3pm. This will be an opportunity for the public to meet the cats looking for new homes. Also fundraising stalls with many gift ideas, greeting cards, soft toys and collectables to buy. Also cat carriers, scratching posts and other accessories available. There will be refreshments available. Entry is free , but a donation of cat food greatly appreciated.
JOIN us at the St Robert Southwell School car boot sale where you may stumble upon top names such as Royal Doulton, Royal Crown Derby, Worcester and Wedgewood - if not you just may come across the perfect item for your home or a loved one, Sept 11 at St Robert Southwell Catholic School, Lambs Farm Road, Horsham, noon-2pm for the public, and from 11am for sellers. Entrance fee for cars £8. For queries email email@example.com
WEDDING Fayre at The Hawth, Crawley, Sept 11. Open 11am-4pm. Fashion Shows 12.30 and 2.30pm. Entry £2.50. Crawley’s most established Wedding Fayre featuring the best Wedding Specialists with original ideas for the Big Day. More information from 01558 650857/www.hfpromotions.co.uk
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 01403-785320.
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.
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:email@example.com or call: 07872 113 674.
HORSHAM Film Society’s exciting new season starts on Sept 12 at The Capitol with “White Material”. There’s a wine and cheese party for members at 7.15pm. Details from Horsham 250532.
WALK: Sept 12: All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am at the Downs Link Car park, Henfield, (next to the Cat & Canary PH car park, TQ 205162) for a circular, fairly flat (some stiles), sociable HDC Health Walk along the Downs Link and the bank of the River Adur. May be muddy in places. Refreshments available after at the Cat & Canary pub. No dogs. 5½ miles, 2½ hours. Mike P 01403 242564.
BADMINTON, Horsham Arun from 8.15. Club standard. First visit no charge. Phone Ian 01403 250337.
CLOVERS Art Group meets each Monday, 10am-noon at the Millennium Hall, Roffey, Horsham. We are a friendly group who enjoy painting in all media, card making and photography. All abilities and ages welcome. We arrange for occasional lectures, art exhibitions and painting locally on location. It’s fun! Call Ann on Horsham 251537 for more details.
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.
HORSHAM Fibromyalgia Support Group meets monthly at Horsham Hospital (Club Room), Hurst Road, Horsham. Fibromyalgia sufferers, their partners or carers are all welcome. Meetings are from 7-9pm usually on the first Monday of each month (except for Bank Holidays when it is held on the second Monday). There is usually a speaker who gives advice about various aspects of managing the condition, helping sufferers to become survivors. For more information see www.fms-sas.co.uk and check out meetings at www.fms-sas.co.uk/fmsmeetings.html, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01403 733335.
HORSHAM Natural History Society meets every Monday evening from September to March for a varied programme of talks in the Wesley Hall, London Road, Horsham, from 7.45pm. Visitors welcome. Phone 01403 269994 or look at our website www.hnhs.org.uk for further details.
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 begin_of_the_skype_highlightingend_of_the_skype_highlighting. www.sandgatesingers.org.uk
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
HORSHAM Speakers’ Club meets on the second and last Tuesdays each month (except July and August), 7.45pm at the Tythe Barn, Pondtail Road, Horsham. The club is a friendly group of people encouraging one another to develop and improve public speaking skills. All abilities are welcome (no pressure!). Contact Barry on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01903 246546.
LIFE drawing class held by a qualified tutor, 10am-noon at Mannings Heath Village Hall. For further details call 01403 240856 or 01403 253707.
NEW Runners Club for the disabled, friendly social club meeting for talks, entertainment, etc, at the Unitarian Church, Worthing Road (opposite bus station), Horsham, 10.30am–12.30pm, second and fourth Tuesdays. Annual subs £5. Members and drivers welcome. Contact: 01403 265616.
SLINFOLD Concert Band meets every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Slinfold Village Hall. The band, one of the best amateur wind bands in the South East, performs regularly on bandstands, in concert halls, and at private functions throughout the area. If you play a brass or wind instrument, and would like to play with the band, we would love to hear from you. Please have a chat with Polly on 01403 270198, or visit our website www.slinfoldconcertband.org for more information.
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.
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 email@example.com or call 07872 113674.
WEST Sussex Philharmonic Choir rehearses every Tuesday, 8-10pm, in the Barn, The Causeway, Horsham. New singers welcome.
CHANCTONBURY Chorus: Open rehearsal for Haydn’s Creation, Steyning Grammar School, Church Street, Steyning, Sept 14, 7.30pm. Free parking in The Steyning Centre. Come and sing and meet the choir over a glass of wine. All voices welcome. More information from 01903 260770 or 01903 745647.
HORSHAM Decorative and Fine Arts Society will start their new season at the Capitol Theatre, North Street, Horsham, Sept 14, 10.45am. The speaker will be Leslie Primo who will talk about The Cult of the Pacific: From Cook to Gaugin.
Visitors are very welcome. Admission £5.
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.
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 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.
HORSHAM and District Model Railway Club meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month at the Horsham Youth Centre, Hurst Road, which is five minutes from Horsham Station, 7.30-10.30pm. For further details please contact us on our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Anybody interested in model railway or model making will be made welcome.
HORSHAM Dolls House Club now has space for new adult members. We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7-9.30pm in the Scout Hall, Broadbridge Heath. Each month we spend a very sociable few hours making a variey of miniature items suitable to go into dolls houses (1/2th scale). We also organise workshop days. Please contact our secretary, Hazel Rochelle on 01403 242813 for further information or to arrange a visit.
HORSHAM Geological Field Club meets second Wednesday each month, 7.15pm, in Forest School, Comptons Lane. Lectures, outings, weekend trips. Contact Janet Owen 01403 263224 or look at our website www.http://hgfc.club.officelive.com HORSHAM Organ/Keyboard Society, at Horsham YMCA Social Club Hall, Gorings Mead, Brighton Road, Horsham. We meet regularly on second Wednesday of each month, 7.30pm, £5 at the door. Contact Violet 01293 523814.
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.
SOUTHWATER Welcome Club over 60s meetings, 2.30pm, on Wednesdays twice monthly. Contact: 01403 731661.
TRANSITION Horsham hosts a Green Drinks social every second Wednesday in the month at The Crown in the Carfax. Drop in from 7.30pm onwards and meet other Horsham folk who are interested in environmental issues. There is a small free buffet courtesy of The Crown at about 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.
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
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.
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).
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 Natural History Society meets every Thursday in the summer months for evening walks starting at 7pm. Visitors are welcome and further information can be obtained from our website www.hnhs.org.uk or phone 01403 269994.
HORSHAM Recorded Music Society meets alternate weeks, 7.45pm, in Methodist Church lounge, London Road, Horsham. More info: 01403 256891.
HORSHAM Trefoil Guild at Guide Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, second Thursday of month, 7.30pm. Contact 01403 252880.
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).
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, 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
REGULAR bingo evening in aid of the Mary How Trust for Cancer Prevention on the second Thursday of every month. Only 50p entry, great prizes, raffle and refreshments. Doors open 7pm, play starts at 7.30pm. Storrington Village Hall, 59 West Street, Storrington. Bingo page: www.maryhowtrust.org Click on ‘News and Events’.
ROFFEY Greenfields WI meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at St Andrew’s Hall, Roffey at 7.45pm. Visitors welcome.
THE Emerald Club, Crawley: Open Mic every Thursday night.
THE North Sussex Centre of The National Trust are now having their Autumn and Winter lectures monthly, on Thursday’s at The Wesley Hall, London Road, Horsham. For further details ring: 01403 264599 or 730162.
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.