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D.W.S. is an enchanting little film about the life of West Sussex, present and historical. It was shown several times on the periphery of the Cannes Film Festival this year. It will be showing, 7.30pm, July 13, at Pulborough Village Hall.
TEA Dance, Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (Off Cedar Drive), July 13, 1.30-3.45pm. More details from Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.
WALK: July 13. 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.
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 German Club meets third Friday of month, 7.30pm, Park Barn, North Street, Horsham. Contact: Caroline Ingham 01403 270084. Meetings are bi-lingual. We are a friendly, social group and have a varied programme about Germany and its culture.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ELLENS Green and Rudgwick Summer Show is being held at Sansomes Farm, Ellens Green, July 14, 1-4.30pm.
GRAND Table Top Sale, July 14, 10am-3pm, Fittleworth C of E Village School. In aid of Atfalouna, a charity in Marrakech helping street children in crisis. £10 per table. To book or for more info please telephone 01798 865829/01798 865771.
PARTRIDGE Green is holding its first Open Gardens with 11 venues including gardens, allotments, art displays and refreshments, July 14, 11am-5pm. There is no charge but boxes for chosen charities will be at each venue. Maps are available from the central information point at Bluebells Day Nursery, 21 Littleworth Lane RH13 8JE next to Jolesfield School.
TO RAISE funds towards repairs to St. Nicolas Church, built in 1175, there will be Cream Teas on the lawn, Cake sale and Table Top Sale at 16 Smugglers Way, Barns Green, July 14, 3-6pm (Inside if sun doesn’t shine). Bring friends and family to a beautiful part the world. 730001 for more information.
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 email@example.com
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.
9K CHARITY Run and Cycle, July 15. A fun event for the whole family. You can run or, cycle around the 9k course starting and finishing at Rising Sun, Nutbourne. Start time 11am for cyclists and 11.30am for runners. Entry fees are £10 for adults and £5 for children. All proceeds donated to Hope for Tomorrow - bringing cancer treatment closer to home through the provision of mobile chemotherapy units and, Harrison’s Fund - fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
HEATHER, Dragons & Tigers!, July 15, 11am-1pm, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks
PARTRIDGE Green is holding its first Open Gardens with 11 venues including gardens, allotments, art displays and refreshments, July 15, 11am-5pm. Details under Saturday.
WALK: July 16. High Weald Landscape Trail. Meet at Roosthole Forestry Commission car park, Hammerpond Road, Horsham (TQ 208298) at 10am. Various 4 ½ mile circular HDC Health Walks through forest and open heathland, some gentle slopes, no stiles, can be muddy. 2 hours. Daniela 07729 509092 or Alex 01403 273751.
WALK: July 16. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Partridge Green Village Hall car park TQ 190191. Circular sociable HDC Health Walk, 6½ miles, going west, fairly flat, some stiles. May be muddy in places. No dogs. 2½ hours. Mike Powell 01403 242564.
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.
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 Maurice Allen, 33 Middleton Road, Horsham RH12 1JS (telephone 01403 261489).
NEW Runners Club: Committee meeting in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, July 17, 10.30am-12.30pm. More information from Mrs P Geldhill MBE on 01403 265616.
WALK: July 17. All welcome, 4 ½ mile circular sociable HDC Health walk on woodland track past highest point in the South East on to Coldharbour. Panoramic views. Free, just turn-up at Starveall Corner car park (TQ 131432) on the Leith Hill – Abinger Common Road at 10am. No dogs. 2¼ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 or Pat 240654.
WALK: July 17. 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.
HOLBROOK Horsham WI meets on the third Tuesday of each month (except August), 7.45pm, at the Tythe Barn, Pondtail Road, Horsham. We are a friendly group of ladies who welcome visitors and new members to join us for a varied programme of speakers, social activities, lunches, outings etc. Contact 01403 251920.
HORSHAM Holistic Health - We are a new Mind, Body, Spirit group, which meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Contact Tina on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07857 545 678.
IF YOU enjoy reading and would like to share your opinions with other like minded people an established book group meets third Tuesday of each month. For this year’s World Book Night we have chosen Nigel Slater’s autobiography Toast. Please call 01403 258745 for more information and venue.
WARNHAM Evening Flower Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm, at Warnham Village Hall. Come along and enjoy flower arranging demonstrations. All welcome. Enquiries 01403 260324.
WALK: July 18. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am at The Orchard Restaurant car park, West Grinstead, (on A272 between A24 & A281). Various flat (some stiles) circular HDC Health walks of 4 to 5 miles north or south along the Downs Link then through farmland and woods. No dogs. 1½ to 2 hours. Daniela 07729 509092 & Alex 01403 273751.
FOREST (Horsham) Flower Club meets every third Wednesday every month except August and December, 7.45pm at Forest School, Comptons Lane. New members welcome. Tel 01403 790639.
KNIT/Craft/Chat Group. Every first and third Wednesday each month, 10am-noon at Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Call 731093.
WILDLIFE Walkabouts, July 19 and every Thursday, 10am-noon, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks
HORSHAM Normandy WI meet at St. Peter’s Hall, Three Acres every third Thursday of the month, 9.45am-noon. Monthly speakers,raffle. New members very welcome. Contact Wendy (01403) 252684.
MANNINGS Heath WI meets on the third Thursday of the month, 2.30pm, in the Village Hall. New members welcome. Contact 01403 264443.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org Fun and friendly one hour exercise session for mums with their babies.
FREE MEND (exercise and healthy eating) Programme for children aged 8-13 and their families, Pavilions in the Park, Horsham, Monday and Wednesday 5.30-7.30pm. The programme is for children aged 8-13yrs old who are over a healthy weight for their age. This fun 10 week course will show children and their families how to get healthy and fit – and show them the techniques to make real healthy lifestyle changes! Book now to register for a FREE place: Call (01403) 219200.
HELP is at Hand is a long-established self-help group. Why not join our group, talk through your problems and share your concerns? Group discusses phobias, nightmares, low self-esteem, depression and more. Qualified therapists run the group. Donations only. Meetings are held weekly. Private appointments can be arranged. Ring Margaret on 01403 254123.
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.
HORSHAM Branch Royal British Air Force Association, Branch 665, Needles Farm Buildings, Three Acres, Horsham. Bar opening house: Tuesday 9.15pm-11pm; Thursday 8pm-11pm; Friday 8pm-11pm; Sunday noon-2pm. Any enquiries 01403 264691.
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.