What’s on, from April 5


WALK: All welcome, just turn-up at car park at Southwater Country Park (off Cripplegate Lane) at 11.00am. Easy flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk along bridleways, lanes and the Downs Link. 2½ miles. 1 hour. Pat 01403 240654


Horsham & District Horticultural Society: 2013 Spring Flower & Handicraft Show. Viewing 2.15 – 3.45pm, at North Heath Hall, St Mark’s Lane, Horsham. The general public will be very welcome to come and view the show, so please come along and bring your friends and neighbours. A collection will be taken at the door to help defray expenses. Grand Raffle, plant sale, junior section, refreshments. For more information see www.horshamhorticulturalsociety.co.uk

Ewhurst Horticultural Society will be holding their Spring Show in Ewhurst Village Hall. Judging will commence at 10.30am. The show will be open to the public from 2.30pm. Show secretary Hilary: 01483 276713


STEYNING: Sunday Tea Dance. Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence, at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, from 2.30pm to 5pm. Entrance: £4 (including refreshments) For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.

Smallfield raceway reopens for banger racing. There aremore than 100 cars booked in for the first meeting, which starts at 11am. Gates open 9.30am, Smallfield Raceway, Burstow Lodge Farm, Smallfield RH6 9BD.

MUSIC: Acoustic Nights @ Shots, every Sunday 8pm till late, Shots Bar, Albion Way, Horsham

SPRING: Come and enjoy colourful spring flowers, pot plants, vegetables, homecrafts and photographs. Enjoy the children’s creative contributions and treat yourself to delicious homemade cakes and tea, or maybe buy a second hand book and a raffle ticket. Capel Horticultural Society’s Spring Show offers all this between 2pm and 4pm at Capel Memorial Hall. Admission is just £1 for an adult and children under 13 can come along free. Schedules are available from Carters and Capel News or can be downloaded from www.capelvillage.co.uk


YAPTON: A spiritualist divine service with medium Jim Dimitri. Refreshments. 7.30pm. Yapton and Ford Village Hall, Yapton, BN18 OET. Call Terry 01243 545339.

‘Pits, Pots and a Paramedic’. The next meeting of the Southwater Local History Group will be held on Monday, April 8, at 7.30pm at Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Non-members welcome - £3 entry. Simon Stevens will be giving an illustrated talk on the recent archaeological dig in Southwater, where professional archaeologists and local volunteers uncovered prehistoric, Roman and Medieval remains.’ Further information: Jeremy Senneck Tel: 01403 731247.

SOUTHWATER: Learn to sequence dance on Monday evenings at Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater. From 8.30pm to 9.30pm for ‘popular sequence dance’ tuition. Call 01403 734409 for more details.

Steyning Decorative and Fine Arts Society have an illustrated lecture on Monday 8th April 2013 by Mr Gordon Hayden entitled ‘Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens’ at 10.30am. The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft Car Park opposite St Andrews Church, Church Street. Coffee from 10am. Visitors welcome (donation £5). Call Penny Hill on 01903 814390.


Horsham Homes Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at North Heath Hall, St Mark’s Lane, at 2pm. There will be flower demonstrations, talks and workshops. New members are very welcome. Further details on 01403 263025.

WALK: All welcome. A gentle, 2 hour, free HDC Health walk taking in the Downs Link and surrounding countryside. Starting from Rudgwick Health Centre in Station Road at 10am. Please avoid parking in the Health Centre. Keith 01403 823436.


WALK: All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10.00am in Bax Castle car park, Two Mile Ash Road. 5¼ mile flat circular HDC Health Walk going south through woods, fields and the Downs Link. Can be muddy. No dogs. 2½ hours. Tony 01403 269232

THE next meeting of the Horsham Decorative & Fine Arts Society will be at The Capitol Theatre at 10.45am. The speaker will be the Rt Revd. Christopher Herbert who will talk about The Art of the Italian City of Urbino. Visitors are very welcome. Admission £5.