What’s On - from Friday November 2

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WALK: Nov 2: 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. 2½ miles, 1 hour. Pat 01403 240654.

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


TWO Counties Art and Craft Society have a Christmas Exhibition at Walliswood Village Hall, Nov 3, 10am-5pm. Original paintings and craftwork will be on show, including ceramics, jewellery, cushions, woodwork, greetings cards and other seasonal items. Entry is free and there are home made cakes and refreshments, as well as a tombola with lots of good prizes. There’s also the opportunity to win one of the original pieces of artwork. Walliswood Village Hall is opposite the Scarlett Arms pub (post code RH5 5RD).

JUMBLE Sale is being held in Barns Green Village Hall, Nov 3, 10am-noon. Adult entry 50p, children will be free. All proceeds go towards the maintenance of the hall.

TABLE top sale- Holy Trinity Hall, Rushams Road, Horsham. Nov 3, 2-4pm. To book a table - £10, please phone 01403 268035.


TWO Counties Art and Craft Society have a Christmas Exhibition at Walliswood Village Hall, Nov 4, 10am-5pm . Details under Saturday.

SUNDAY Tea Dance, Nov 4, at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, Steyning, 2.30-5pm. More details from Colin or Margaret on 01403 734409.


THE next meeting of the Southwater Local History Group is being held on Nov 5, 7.30pm, at Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Non-members welcome, £3 entry. Gail Mackintosh of the Friends of Horsham Museum will be giving an illustrated talk on “The Albery Posters”. Further information: Jeremy Senneck Tel: 01403 731247.

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.

HEATHERS Horsham Cancer Support Group, meets first and third Monday each month, 2-4pm, at The Unitarian Church Hall, opposite Horsham bus station. Offers support, information and a warm welcome to anyone affected by cancer. Contact Mary 01043 250816.

HORSHAM Humanists meet on the first Monday of every month from 8pm at The Rising Sun on Pondtail Road in Horsham. Everyone welcome, from the like minded to those just wanting to know more about Humanism. Call Sarah on 07864 938120 or visit our website, www.horshamhumanists.net for more details.

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 Angus Lincoln, telephone 01403 256275, email angus@lincoln.tc


HENFIELD Garden Club welcome Julia Jarman to The Henfield Hall, Nov 6, to give a talk entitled “12 months of interest”. The talk starts at 7.30pm with coffee or tea available beforehand. All welcome. Admission for non-members £3. For more details contact 01273 493754 or email margaret@deadlinegraphics.co.uk

WALK: Nov 6: All welcome, free just turn-up at 10am in The Coach House Inn, Cowfold car park (TQ 213227). 6 mile flat (numerous stiles) circular Wealden HDC Health Walk through farmland to Littleworth. Good views of St Hugh’s Charterhouse (Parkminster Monastery) and the South Downs. Could be wet and muddy in places. No dogs. Good beer and food in this traditional 1800’s coaching inn 3¼ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 240654.

WALK: Nov 6: All welcome, just turn-up at Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane, at 11am. Various, mostly flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walks around the outskirts of Steyning. 2 miles, 1¼ hours. Linda 01903 816865 or Lyn 369752.

FIBROMYALGIA Support for Surrey and Sussex, Horsham Support Group. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the Club Room of Horsham Hospital, Hurst Road. Anyone with fibromyalgia, their carers, partners or family are welcome. For further information tel: 0844 887 2383 or email fmssas2@gmail.com Website www.fms-sas.co.uk


ASTRONOMY - The next meeting of the Horsham Astronomy Group, to be held on Nov 7 at Christ’s Hospital School, 8pm, will feature a talk by Ken Whight: “An Introduction to Amateur Spectroscopy”, and will be followed by an observing session if skies allow. 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.

WALK: Nov 7: All welcome, Bax Castle, Two Mile Ash Road (near Christ’s Hospital School), four mile circular sociable HDC Health Walk, some stiles and modest climbs, over farmland and through woods. Free, just turn-up at the pub car park at 10.30am. No dogs. 2 hours. John 01403 263661.

HORSHAM Astronomy Group meet on the first Wednesday of the month for talks, occasional observing sessions, and for sharing advice on astronomical techniques at Christ’s Hospital. Please contact our secretary, Richard Griffith via our website at www.horshamastronomy.com, or phone John Bartlett (publicity officer) on 01306 884162 for details.

HORSHAM Cricket Club. First Wednesday every month – Freddie Woods Big Band 18 piece jazz orchestra, 8.30-11pm.


TRADITIONAL European Food and Craft fair, Queens Square, Crawley, Nov 8-10. Experience all the tastes of Europe in one market.

WALK: Nov 8: All welcome, just turn-up at Billingshurst Sports Pavilion, Jubilee Fields, off the A272, at 10am. Various 4 to 6 mile circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walks over farmland along River Arun & Wey Canal (can be muddy). No dogs, 2 to 3 hours. Sue 01403 255710.

WILDLIFE Walkabouts, Nov 8 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, Nov 8, 9am-12.30pm, in the Village Hall. We have up to 30 stalls selling high quality local and hand-made produce, crafts and gifts, with lots of ideas for Christmas; 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,chicken, 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.

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.