What’s on - from Thursday January 30
HORSHAM CHAMBER CHOIR: Meets every Thursday 8 - 10pm. St Leonard’s Church, Cambridge Road, Horsham. We perform three concerts per season plus Cathedral recitals, exploring the vast and varied chamber choir repertoire. Friendly all-age group that extends a warm welcome to new members. Contact: Sarah Russell: [email protected]
WALK: 11am, Barns Green. 2 mile, mostly flat, circular, free, sociable HDC Health Walk around the outskirts of the village mainly on firm ground. Meet corner of the green near the Village Club. 1 hour. Peter A 01403 741305.
BURGESS HILL: Monthly work parties, no experience needed, tools provided. Friends of Burgess Hill Green Circle Network. Saturday and Sunday, February 1 and 2. Saturday, 9am to 1pm, and Sunday 10am to 2pm. Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve. Meet in the car park off Maple Drive. Contact: Mary Smith (secretary) on 01444 242667.
COPSALE: Walk. All welcome. 4 mile, sociable HDC Health walk, across fields and along country lanes. Flat, with occasional stile, may be muddy. Dogs on a lead. 1½ hours. Park/meet 9.30am car park opposite Copsale Village Hall (RH13 6QT). Jean 01403 250869.
SUNDAY TEA DANCE at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, Steyning. Ballroom, latin and some sequence from 2.30pm to 5pm. Entrance £4 (including refreshments). For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.
SOUTHWATER Local History Group: Monthly meeting - Monday 3 February, 7.30pm, at Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Geoff Hutchinson will be presenting an illustrated talk entitled ‘Pitt the Younger and the Martello Towers’. Non-members welcome – £3 entry. Further information: Jeremy Senneck. Tel: 01403 731247.
MODERN LINE DANCING: Tuesday Nights. Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. Beginners, improvers, intermediates. Beginners/improvers start 7:40pm. Call 01273 562996 for details, email [email protected] Website: www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.
ZUMBA DANCE FITNESS: Tuesday Nights. Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill. All ages and levels welcome. Starts 6.30pm. Call 01273 562996, email [email protected] or visit www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.
HAYWARDS HEATH: Open mic night at the Jolly Tanners, Handcross Road, Haywards Heath. The host is musician Dave Toye. Tuesdays at 8.30pm is the time. The pub welcomes any aspiring musician to come along and have a try.
HORSHAM HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Winter Meeting at 7.30pm. Brighton Road Baptist Church, Brighton Road , Horsham. Speaker: David Bland will give a talk – ‘An alternative to plants: keeping chickens in your garden!’ All are welcome. For more information on the society visit www.horshamhorticulturalsociety.co.uk.
MID SUSSEX Ramblers, Ashdown Forest Circular, 6 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Black Hill car park, Ashdown Forest, 10am Feb 4.
RUSPER: Meet 10am in The Star car park, Rusper, RH12 4RA (TQ206372). A new 5¾ mile, mostly flat, circular HDC Health Walk south towards Faygate via Lambs Green. 2½ hours. Could be wet and muddy. Geoff 01403 258180 or Pat 240654.
CUCKFIELD: Zumba dance-fitness. Wednesday afternoon. The Queen’s Hall, High Street, Cuckfield. All ages and levels welcome. Starts 12:30pm. Call 01273 562996, email [email protected] or visit www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.
ASTRONOMY: The Horsham Astronomy Group will be holding an Observing Evening (or an astronomy projects workshop if cloudy) at 8pm at Christ’s Hospital school. If you are interested in astronomy and would like to attend, please contact our secretary, Richard Griffith, via our website at www.horshamastronomy.co.uk, or phone John Bartlett (publicity officer) on 01306 884162 for details. Entrance is £2.
WALK: Every Wednesday. Meet 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax. 1½ mile flat, sociable, HDC Health Walk on hard-surfaced paths in the Park. Suitable for the elderly and those recovering from illness, operation or accident. Dogs on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours. Doreen 01403 230293.
PARTRIDGE GREEN: Walk. 5½ mile fairly flat, free HDC Health Walk through ancient woodland and fields, views to South Downs. Meet Village Hall car park, Partridge Green (TQ190191, RH13 8HX) at 11am. No dogs. Good walking boots necessary. 2½ hours. Jean 250869.