What’s on - from Friday September 28

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MACMILLAN Coffee/cake evening hosted by 1st Roffey Boys’ Brigade and Girls’ Association, Sept 28, 6.30-8.30pm at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Crawley Road, Horsham. All welcome. Tel: 268994.

MACMILLAN “Early Bird” Coffee Morning at Storrington Community Market, Sept 28, 9-10.45am.

OLD Barn Nursery & Garden Centre, Dial Post near Horsham, is holding a Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, Sept 28, 9am-noon.

TEA Dance, Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (Off Cedar Drive), Sept 28, 1.30-3.45pm. More details from Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.

WALK: Sept 28. All welcome, park and meet at St George’s Parish Church, Steyning Road, West Grinstead (RH13 8LR) at 10am. Flat 5 mile circular HDC Health Walk over farmland. Excellent views of the South Downs. No dogs. 2½ hours. Jean 01403 250869 or Alex 273751.

WALK: Sept 28. All welcome, just turn-up at Barns Green (Village Sign near club) at 11am. Easy, mostly flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk around the outskirts of the village. 2 miles, 1 hour. Peter 01403 741305.

HORSHAM (Forest) Flower Club flower demonstrations/events fourth Friday of month at Forest Boys School in evenings. Contact: Christine Smith 01403 783162.

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


HORSHAM Inter-faith Event, in the United Reformed Church, Springfield Road, Sept 29, 1pm. “Can Religions Integrate Together” a talk by Ahsan Ahmadi, followed by questions and discussion. Ahsan is the president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association so will speak from a Muslim perspective. All are welcome. There is no charge and the meeting will be followed by tea and biscuits.

JUMBLE Sale is being held in the Colgate Village Hall, Sept 29, 1pm. Refreshments also available. Admission 50p. All proceeds to village hall funds.

TABLE Top Sale (A Donation will be made to Macmillan Cancer Care) West Chiltington Village Hall (Mill Rd RH20 2PZ), Sept 29, 10.30am-12.30pm. Adults 30p Children under 18 Free. Usual refreshments available + cake/produce/plant stall. Tables £8 - must be booking in advance Tel: 01798 813608.

WALK: Sept 29. Three Woods Walk, 8 mile circular HDC Health Walk along the foot of the South Downs to Washington Village, on to Warren Hill, Sandgate Park and Sullington Warren. Free, just turn-up at Glebe Surgery car park, Storrington (TQ 084144) at 8.30am. 3 hours. Mick 01903 745971.

HORSHAM Flute Choir meet every second and fourth Saturday of the month. 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


MAIDENBOWER Junior School Car Boot Sale RH10 7RA, Sept 30, 10am-noon (sellers from 9.30, £7 a car, or £2 if you are a child selling out of a suitcase) Bacon sarnies and other refreshments. Profits go towards a new school bike shed.

THE Coolham Choir meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month – 10am for 10.30am start at the Coolham Village Hall. We are a mixed choir and welcome all abilities – no audition needed. Under Pianist & Conductor Michael Hinton, we perform a variety of music from Abba to Gershwin – Beatles to Lerner & Loewe. Tel: 01403-785674 - www.bassistgaryholder.com

CONSERVATION: Rudgwick Biodiversity Project, a community/voluntary conservation action group meet at 1pm on the last Sunday of every month at King George V Playing Fields Bucks Green. All welcome, no skills required, all tools, insurance and refreshments provided. Contact Greg on 01403 823147/Trevor 01403 822047 or go to www.rudgwickbio.weebly.com to see our calendar of annual events or visit us on Facebook.

FRIENDS of St Leonard’s Forest Conservation Group meet for workdays on every fourth Sunday of the month to help preserve the heather in the forest. We meet at 10am on the bridleway off Forest Road, Colgate. Tasks vary from month to month. For details please email fofslf@aol.com, phone 01403 731885 or visit www.friend sofstleonardsforest.org.uk


THE next meeting of the Southwater Local History Group will be held on Oct 1, 7.30pm at Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Non-members welcome - £3 entry. David Briffett will be giving an illustrated talk on “The History of Horsham Hospital and its Volunteers”. 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


HORSHAM & District Horticultural Society, Oct 2, 7.30pm at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Brighton Road, Horsham. Welcome Back and Preview of the New Winter Programme. Also The Botanical Gardens of Canada will be the subject of a illustrative presentation by Mr Malcolm Dickie. All are welcome. Members free, guests and non-members £1 entry or join on the night for £5.For more information see www.horshamhorticulturalsociety.co.uk

JOIN Henfield Garden Club when Jean Griffin gives a talk entitled “Tales from the Potting”, Oct 2, 7.30pm, with coffee or tea available before hand. Admission is free for members or £3 for non-members, all welcome. For more details contact margaret@deadlinegraphics.co.uk or phone 01273 493754.

WALK: Oct 2. 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

THE Apple Tree, Crawley: Jazz Open Mic Night first Tuesday of every month.


LEARN to Bellydance, Oct 3: New Horsham Class stating in The Barn, The Causeway, Horsham, 6.30pm for beginners and 7.30pm for Intermediates. All ages, all shapes, all sizes, just turn up. For more information please call Donna on 07974 699 837; www.bellyfunk.co.uk

VOICES are a choir singing a capella arrangements and we’re looking for new members. There are NO auditions and you don’t have to read music. So please come along for a free taster session! We meet every Wednesday at St Mark’s Church hall, North Heath Lane, Horsham, from 7.45-9.30pm. Just turn up or call Louise 07971 952 423 for more details.

WALK: Oct 3. 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.


STORRINGTON Camera Club, Oct 4: First projected image competition (any subject) judged by Trevor Gellard FRPS in the Clubroom, Storrington Football Club Pavilion, behind Channctonbury Leisure Centre, Soirebridge Road, Storrington, 7.30pm. More information from www.storringtoncc.org.uk

WALK: Oct 4. All welcome, 4¾ mile mostly flat (some stiles) circular HDC Health walk over farmland around the village. Free, just turn-up at the White Horse car park, Maplehurst at 10am (TQ 190246). No dogs. 2½ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 240654.

CRAWLEY Computer Club at Christ Church URC, Worth Park Avenue, Three Bridges, 8pm, on first Thursday of month. Contact: John (01403) 218373.

HORSHAM Amateur Radio Club meets first Thursdays of month at The Guide Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, 8pm. Contact: Andrew (01483) 272456. www.harc.org.uk

HORSHAM District Radio Control Model Club informal meetings held in Millennium Hall, Roffey, on first Thursday of each month, often with guest speaker. Flying (weather permitting) at weekends and Bank Holidays. Helpful advice on offer. Contact: chairman Pete Chamber (01403 252858) or Frank Farley (01306 627731).

HUKUBERRY Jam is a Horsham based ukulele jam session. We welcome anyone (level and age) interested in joining us to chill out and play the uke. Our jam sessions are every first and third Thursday of the month from 8pm onwards. Get in touch if you are interested in joining us at: Email: web@hukuberry.co.uk; Web: www.hukuberry.co.uk or Facebook: Hukuberry Jam.


1ST ROFFEY Scout Group, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers at Scout hut, Cricketfield Lane, Roffey. Contact: Mrs Clair Richardson (01403) 211448.

BLUE Flash Music Trust. For details and updates visit www.blueflashmusic trust.org.uk or contact Robert Mayfield (01403) 267270.

CRAWLEY and North Sussex Ramblers Association has a year-round programme of walks for the weekend and occasionally midweek with experienced leaders – five miles to 12 miles. Contact Val on 01293 535852. www.crawleyramblers.org.uk

DUPLICATE Bridge. Adur Valley Bridge Clubs meets on Monday mornings (play begins at 9.30) Football Pavillion, Leisure Centre, Storrington, RH20 4PG; Tuesday afternoons (play begins at 13.30) The Hall of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kings Walk, Shoreham Beach, BN43 5LF; Tuesday evenings (play begins at 19.15) Pauline Thaw Centre, Dale Avenue, Hassocks, BN6 8LW; Friday afternoons (play begins at 14.00) The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Court, Steyning, BN44 3XZ. New members and visitors are welcome at all sessions and we guaranteed to provide a partner. Further details on the website www.adurbridge.org.uk or by email to Bob or Kathy Whiting on adur.bridge@btinternet.com or by calling Bob or Kathy Whiting on 01403 711707.

FIT Mums – buggy workout for Mums with their babies,Tuesdays 10.30-11.30am and Wednesdays 2.30-3.30pm at Southwater Country Park, Southwater. Meet at the Visitors Centre. Contact: Shelley Blackhurst 0777 5655934 or e-mail shelley@stubly.co.uk Fun and friendly one hour exercise session for mums with their babies.

HORSHAM Arun Badminton Club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Broadbridge Heath sports centre (8pm). Club and league standard players welcome. Contact: Ian (01403) 250337.

HORSHAM Borough (brass) Band rehearsals at Band Room, Three Acres, off Blackbridge Lane (Tues and Fri, 8.15-10.15pm). Junior tuition 7pm same nights.

HORSHAM Bridge Club meets Monday to Friday at 22a East Street (behind/above Steamer Trading). New members are particularly welcome on Mondays and Tuesdays. More info from the chairman 01403 264986 or club 01403 254921 or website www.horshambridge.co.uk

HORSHAM Judo Club meets at Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Under eight years old 5.30-6.30pm, eight to 15 years old 6.30-7.30pm, seniors 7.30 - 8.30pm. Contact Derek Paxton 07778 670124.

HORSHAM Park Bowls Club has matches and various events throughout the season. Members have access to the green seven days a week until the end of September. The premises are open for practice sessions Monday - Friday 11am-2pm, Saturday 11am-1pm and Sunday 10am-1pm, when there will be a member on duty. If you are in the park during the afternoon when a match is in progress you are invited to pop in and watch. New members and visitors are always welcome. For more information telephone the bowls green (01403) 255336 during opening times or visit our website www.horshamparkbowls.co.uk

HORSHAM Rifle and Pistol Club meet most nights of the week plus weekends - wide variety of shooting disciplines catered for. New members welcome, young and old. More info: Colin Scrase 01403 260305.

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.

HORSHAM Volunteer Centre provides information on volunteer opportunities and links people to the groups and organisations seeking volunteers. The Volunteer Centre is at The Octagon in Chart Way and can be contacted on 01403 232100 or by email at horshamVC@hacvs.org If you would like to find an activity to suit your interests and availability, Horsham Volunteer Centre will be pleased to hear from you, or visit www.horshamvolunteercentre.wordpress.com which has a link to the Do-It national database of volunteer opportunities.

JOIN Horsham Speakers Club’s warm and friendly atmosphere and learn speaking skills, how to talk with confidence and on any occasion. Contact: Martin Jeremiah 01403 232548 (work), 07074 627846 (home).

KEENAGERS Badminton Club meets at Broadbridge Heath Sports Centre every Monday and Friday (9.30am) and Wednesday (2pm). Contact Honor (01403) 261802.

MAGOG Ladies Morris Dancers are keen to recruit new dancers. The group, established in 1974 spend September to May practising and then perform to local pubs and attend other paid events during the summer months. No experience is needed and everyone is welcome. Anyone with queries or interested in joining the dancers should contact the ‘bag’ Anne Sartain on 01798 875412.

STORRINGTON Short Mat Bowls Club, Chanctonbury Leisure Centre, Storrington, Monday afternoon and Friday evening. Contact Peter Westrip 01903 740896 or Bob Manning 01903 745201.