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WALK July 6. All welcome to Barns Green, 4 mile circular HDC Health Walk around the rural outskirts of the village, some stiles and steep steps and a long hill. Can be muddy in places. Meet at 11am at the corner of the green near the Village Club. 2 hours. Peter A 01403 741305.

WILD About Plants, July 6, 10am-noon, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

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 shirleycook@tesco.net 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 sallybooker1@btinternet.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 Spiritual and Healing Centre psychic evenings at Horsham Park Barn, North Street, every fourth Friday in the month. Contact: Christine Ellis (01403) 263897.

JOIN The Salvation Army, Booth Way/Depot Road, Horsham: First and third Fridays in the Month is Friday Lunches and Friendship Club. 3 Course meal for donation of £3 plus after dinner activity. Please pre book 24 hours in advance. More information from 01403 254624/horsham@salvationarmy.org.uk

THE 2nd Storrington Brownies meet Fridays at Ravenscroft Guide and Community Hall, Storrington. For girls aged seven to ten years. For more details phone Michelle on 01903 745975.


HERON Way Primary School’s Summer Fun Day, July 7, 2-5pm. Promises to be a great afternoon with archery, a bouncy Assault Course, bouncy castle and raffle with fantastic prizes. Entertainment, lots of games and refreshments including Pimms and Beer tent, barbecue, cakes and ice creams. Free admission for children, adults £1 including programme. Heron Way, Horsham.

HORSHAM YMCA Fun Day in partnership with North Sussex Soccer Academy, Horsham YMCA FC and Sussex Central YMCA, July 7, 10am-4pm, in the YMCA Sports and Community Club, Gorings Mead. Two mixed 5 a side Human Table Football Tournaments. 7-11 year olds and 12-16 year olds and adults match at end. Free to enter. To book a limited team slot email hannah.bacon@horshamymca.org or call 01403 252689. Plus more bouncy castles, beat the gaolie, crazy miniature gold, information stalls, mini sporting challenges for everyone, dance demonstrations and much more.

SUMMER Fete, Warnham CE Primary School, July 7, 11am-2pm. Mini Games, sporting challenges, pony rides, second hand childrens clothes, toys, games and books, childrens crafts and face painting, bar, refreshments and BBQ, cake, plant and jewellery stalls, grand raffle and tombolas.

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 416718/pa.duncan@homecall.co.uk

HORSHAM Folk Dance Club hold regular Folk/Barn Dances in The Barn, The Causeway, Horsham, RH12 1HE, 7.30pm, on the second Saturday in each month (except November when it will be the fourth Saturday). All are welcome to join us; no partner necessary. Contact Janet on 01403 790464 or Jean on 01403 266457.

SOCIAL rides organised by Crawley Wheelers. Want to ride at a social pace in the lanes around the Crawley and surrounding areas with like minded people? Crawley Wheelers are putting on rides every Saturday until late autumn aimed at people just like you. We have a number of set, risk assessed routes from 20 right up to 40 miles to allow you to build your fitness, gain more confidence on the roads through riding with experienced cyclists or just to get out and enjoy the wonderful countryside sitting on your doorstep. All rides are at a social pace that can be enjoyed by all – no-one will be left behind. No specialist equipment needed, just a bike in good working order and a helmet and we advise you to bring a drink plus a spare inner tube and pump just in case. All rides will include a tea stop. Meet at Virgin Active on Crawley Leisure Park at 9:45 to leave at 10 am. See www.crawleywheelers.co.uk or contact mark.penfold@blueyonder.co.uk for more information.


COUNTRY and Western Charity Dance, July 8, 7.30-10.30pm at Broadbridge Heath Village Centre, Wickhurst Lane, Broadbridge Heath, Nr Horsham. In aid of Liver Services, St Richards Hospital, Chichester, consultant Mr Rahseed will attend to accept the monies made. Dancing to top Country and western artist Jim Worton, Large Dance floor, Bar, Free car park, raffle and refreshments. £6 on the door for information ring 01903 751267 Robin Attwood, free style and western couple dancers very welcome.

WALK: July 8. All welcome, 6 mile circular, hilly, sociable HDC Health Walk towards Downs Farm high above Amberley, excellent views. Free, just turn-up at Kithurst Hill car park (off the Storrington to Amberley road, TQ070125) at 10am. Dogs allowed on a lead. 2½ hours. Mick 01903 745971.

BUDDHIST Meditation Group meet every Sunday, 7-9pm at The College of Richard Collyer, Horsham. Sitting, Walking and Guided Meditations with group discussions. No experience needed. Contact John Moore on 077860 74683 or www.thehorshamsangha.co.uk

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 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.

JOIN The Salvation Army, Booth Way/Depot Road, Horsham: 10am: Youth Matters; 10.30am: Celebration Meeting; 11.15am: Creche and Kids Alive; 12.30pm: Kids MAD. More information from 01403 254624/horsham@salvationarmy.org.uk

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:walkhorsham@hotmail.com or call: 07872 113 674.

ZEN Meditation Group meet every Sunday, 7-9pm, at The College of Richard Collyer, Horsham. Sitting, Walking and Guided Meditations with group discussions. No experience needed. Contact John Moore on 077860 74683 or www.thehorshamsangha.co.uk


STEYNING Decorative and Fine Arts Society has a lecture, July 9, which tells us how there is more than meets the eye in our current popular IKEA stores. Add entrepreneurship to eighty years history of Art and Design in Scandinavia and you have it. Dr Anne Anderson will give her lecture “How We Got IKEA - Scandinavian Design 1880 - 1960” to the Society in Steyning at the Steyning Centre by Fletchers Croft Car Park opposite the Church down Church Street at 1030 am. Coffee is served at 1000am. Visitors are welcome (donation £5).

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.

HORSHAM Scottish Country Dancing Club meets every Monday 8-10pm at the Millennium Hall, Roffey. No partner required. Beginners welcome. £2 a week. Visit www.horshamscdc.org.uk or phone 01403 269439 or 266358 email enquiries@horshamscdc.org.uk

ROFFEY Millennium Hall, Roffey, chair-based exercises with coffee and chat, Monday 10.45-11.45am. This class is a gentle mobilising, stretching and balancing programme, ideal for anyone with immobilising conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, mild stroke etc. Fun, friendly class, come along and meet new friends. Wheelchairs and mobility buggies welcome. Call Sue on 01403 730783.

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.


NEW Runners Club: “Palm Court Duo” musical entertainment by Miss Bridget de Blanc & friend in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, July 10, 10.30am-12.30pm. More information from Mrs P Geldhill MBE on 01403 265616.

SUSSEX Family History Group - Horsham Centre is meeting in St Andrews Methodist Church Hall, Crawley Road, Roffey, July 10, 1.30pm for questions and discussion. More information from 01403 268094.

WALK: July 10. All welcome, just turn-up at the LH car park of the Chequers Inn, Rowhook, near Horsham, at 10am. Flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk through Roman Woods and farmland, past fishing lakes and along the Sussex Border Path. No dogs, 4½ miles, 2 hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 240654.

HORSHAM Flower Club meets second Tuesday every month, 2pm, North Heath Lane Hall. New members welcome. Contact: 01403 263025.

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 bazgoog@gmail.com or 01903 246546.

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 are a choir that sing ROCK - everything from Iron Maiden to Muse! We meet every Tuesday, 7.30-9.30pm, at Southwater Junior Academy. Just turn up or call James on 07949 949 829 for more details.


NIGHT Creatures, July 11, 8.30-11pm, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.

WALK: July 11. Patching & Clapham, all welcome, just turn-up at 7pm in the rear car park of the Worlds End pub for a 5½ mile circular sociable HDC Health walk for the more experienced walkers sometimes over difficult terrain usually finishing in the a pub. Well behaved dogs welcome. You could be walking in the dark so please bring a good torch. Car sharing actively encouraged so please ask if you require a lift; go green! Ron 01403 265925.

ARE you interested in model making and model railways? Horsham Model Railway Club and area group of the ‘N’ Gauge Society meet the second, fourth and fifth Wednesday each month at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Cambridge Road, Horsham, RH13 5ED from 7pm. www.horshammrc.org.uk

HORSHAM Dollshouse Club is a friendly group that meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Scout Hall, Billingshurst Road, Broadbridge Heath near Horsham from 19.00 - 21.30. Our monthly sessions are led by a tutor and we include a wide range of subjects in our annual programme. We would welcome new members of all ability to join our happy club. Current members vary from those with modest ability to experienced and talented miniaturists. Everyone is willing to share their knowledge and skills. For more information contact:- Carole Neve, Chairman on 01403 260112 or visit www.horshamdollshouseclub.co.uk

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.

SOUTHWATER Bingo Club second and fourth Wednesdays every month. Details Mrs Napper (01403) 732608.


BENSONS Family fun Fair, Horsham Park, For sparks in the park from July 12 until July 15.

COME dancing with the Swing Fever Band, July 12, at The Business Centre, The Forest School, Compton’s Lane, Horsham, 8-10pm. Admission free, contact Derek 01403 251886.

WILDLIFE Walkabouts, July 12 and every Thursday, 10am-noon, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

WISBOROUGH Green Farmers’ And Village Market, July 12, 9am-12.30pm, in the Village Hall. Up to 30 stalls selling high quality local and hand-made produce, crafts and gifts, and tea, coffee and home-made cakes are provided by Macmillan volunteers. Stalls include: artisan bread, cakes, jams, cheese, honey, chutneys, lamb, pork, quail, guinea fowl, eggs, quiches etc., vegetables, chocolates, flour, plants, flowers, jewellery, soaps, candles, scarves, jute bags, computer help, childrens books, wooden painted signs, bird food, pet food and an ornamental blacksmith.

HORSHAM Trefoil Guild at Guide Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, second Thursday of month, 7.30pm. Contact 01403 252880.

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 theblackhorse@mrsmithpubs.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.