What’s on - from June 15

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Old Barn Nursery & Garden Centre is hosting a David Austin Roses evening at the garden centre at Dial Post near Horsham, June 15, from 6pm. More information from 01403 710 000/ www.oldbarngardencentre.co.uk

WALK: June 15. 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.

SOUTHWATER Young at Heart for the over 50s meets every Friday, 1.30–3.30pm in Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Details: 01403 731839.

STORRINGTON Dog Club. Storrington Village Hall, Friday, 7.30-9pm. We don’t train your dog, you do that with advice and help from us. No dog is too old to learn or too young to start. Friendly and informal atmosphere. Children very welcome. No advance payment/booking. Call Rosemary on 07971 579450 or 01903 746504 (same number for Collie Rescue).

SUNBEAM Swimming Club (for the disabled). Anyone wishing to join, 8-9pm, can telephone Robin Ayres on 01403 253200.

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.


HENFIELD Garden Club is holding a Plant Swap during Henfield’s annual Gardens and Arts Weekend, in a marquee in the grounds of Red Oaks Care Home, June 16, 11am-5pm. If you have any spare plants bring them along and you will be able to exchange them for something different for your garden. It is an excellent way of recycling any extra plants you have sown. Some plants will also be available for sale and as in previous years there will be some beautiful planted hanging baskets for sale supplied by Annie’s Baskets. Find us in the gardens and arts blue guide, number 20. More details from 01273 493754 or email margaret@deadlinegraphics.co.uk

JUMBLE Sale June 16, 2.15pm at Amberley Church Hall in aid of the Amberley Millennium Green Maintenance Fund. Contact Ivy Read on 01798 831388.

FUNKY Fitness – Aerobics and Body Conditioning Class for Every Body at St John’s Church, Broadbridge Heath every Saturday at 9–10am. Questions or to book, please ring Jenny Swan on 01403 248933 or 08957 891 723.

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.

LOWER Beeding Association Village Annual Summer Fête, June 16, 2-5pm, at the Village Hall and Sports Field, Leechpond Hill, Lower Beeding (B2110). There will be the usual attractions, Companion Dog Show (KC licensed), plus Mini Antiques Roadshow Valuations with Simon Langton TV personality and auctioneer of Denhams Auctioneers, Village School Country Dancing, Sutton Sax, Pentacle Drummers, Vehicle Display, Wellie Throwing, Beat the Goalie, Bouncy Castles, Children’s Corner and Races, Garden Tombola, Bottle Tombola, Refreshments and Grand Raffle. Dog show enquiries: 
Wendy 01903 745820/01903 892247; general enquiries: 01403 892591/01403 891523.

WISBOROUGH Green Primary School Summer Fayre is being held on the Green, June 16, Noon-4pm. Organised by the PTA, with an Olympic - Going for Gold theme.


GRAND Summer Fete June 17, at Ingfield Manor School, Five Oaks. Opening at 2pm by Richard Herring, TV and radio comedian, in presence of Dame Vera Lynn. Attractions include Miniature Steam Railway, Big Band, Martial Arts Display, Zumba, Bluebelle Majorettes, Children’s Go-karting, Fair Organ, World War II plane flypast, Roundabout, Barbecue, Model Railway, Beer Tent, Home Made Cakes, Win-a-Champagne Balloon Flight, Static Helicopter and win-a-flight, Massive Bouncy Castle, Trampolines, Face Painting, Plant sale, Radio Controlled Model display and much more. Grand Draw at 5pm. Fun in the sun for all the family from The Friends of Ingfield.

KNEPP Castle Open Garden, West Grinstead, June 17, 11am-5pm. View the gardens & take a walk through the pleasure grounds. Teas available. Entrance £4 (to go to local charity).

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 Folk Club, Sundays, 8pm, Normandy Centre, Denne Road, Horsham, RH12 1PF. Music from guest artistes and audience. Information: 01403 276273.

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


BOBTAILS Montessori Nursery School, Adversane Hall, Adversane Lane, Adversane, Nr Billingshurst, is opening its doors to prospective parents and children to have a look around their small, friendly nursery school, June 18, 1-3pm. Everyone is welcome to come along and get involved in some fun activities for the afternoon. There will be painting, crafts, outdoor play and lots more.

WALK: June 18. 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 & Alex 01403 273751.

WALK: June 18. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Partridge Green Village Hall car park TQ 190191. Circular sociable HDC Health Walk, 7 miles, going east, fairly flat, some stiles. May be muddy in places. No dogs. 2¾ hours. Mike 01403 242564.

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

LINE Dancing, 6.45-8.05pm Improver and 8.05-9.35pm Intermediate, Tanbridge House School, Horsham, RH12 1SR. Lisa 07729 992520.

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.


HORSHAM Holistic Health Mind, Body & Spirit group, June 19. Talk on Dowsing by Angela Latham, 7.30pm, at the Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Cost £5. Contact Tina on tina@rainbowoasis.co.uk or 07857 545 678.

HORSHAM World Development Group meets June 19, 7.45pm. Newcomers welcome. For more information phone (01403) 242823.

WALK: June 19. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Sussex Oak car park, Church Street, Warnham. 4 mile, fairly flat (some stiles and inclines), circular HDC Health Walk to Warnham and back through the Deer Park. No dogs. 2 hours. Tony 01403 269232.

WALK: June 19. 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 Business Club meets every Tuesday at Cisswood House Hotel, 7-8.30am, allowing the rest of the day free for business as usual. Contact info@horshambusinessclub.com or Steve Snowdon on 01403 270271.

HORSHAM Chess Club meets at the Methodist Church Hall, London Road, every Tuesday, from 7.30pm. Ian Comley (01403 734918).

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

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 tina@rainbowoasis.co.uk or 07857 545 678.


WALK June 20. 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. Michael V 07719 467861.


CATS protection – Crawley and Reigate Branch is holding a Digital Race Night, The Salfords Social Club, Mead Ave, Salfords, June 21, 7pm. Entrance fee £4. For full details, to purchase tickets and other ways of helping us, please check our website. www.catsprotection.co.uk ask any of our volunteers at our stalls or call us on 0845 3712734 or email enquiries@catsprotection.co.uk

MESSY Church. London Road Methodist Church, Horsham, June 21, 3.30-6pm. Craft, activities, games, celebration and food, for families together and people of all ages. Everybody welcome. No charge, but donations gratefully accepted. Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

For more details see www.lrmchorsham.org

NATIONAL Women’s Register, www.nwr.org. Friendly informal discussion and book group as well. Thursday evenings, 8pm. Details phone: Katharine Webbe 01403 262506.

NORTH Sussex Centre of The National Trust. Come along and join our friendly group for lectures,coach outings and various functions throughout the year. You do not have to be a member of the National Trust to join the local group.For further details ring. 01403 253384 or 255253.

PULBOROUGH Netball club meets every Thursday at the courts on the recreation ground, 7.30 - 8.30pm. Any age from 14 welcome. Details phone Sue Dudman 01798 875629.

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

ADULT Tap & Jazz/Keep Fit Classes, Roffey Millennium Hall. Adult Tap 7-8pm; Adult Jazz/Keep Fit 8-9pm. Suitable for beginners. Come along and join our friendly group. For further information please contact Bernie Williams on 07971 646 380.

BABY massage classes: Learn how to massage your infant to enhance bonding, relieve symptoms of colic and promote sleep. Classes are a great opportunity to meet others too. Thursdays, 10-11.30am. Contact: 01403 262807.

BADMINTON: Southwater Badminton Club now playing at Southwater Village Leisure Centre on Thursday evenings, 8pm. Club standard welcome. Phone Barbara 01403 250313 or James and Penny 01403 730319.

BATTLEQUEST Games holds regular gaming tournaments for Pokemon, Yu-gi-oh! and Magic The Gathering. Games Workshop Warhammer Gaming Table also available on a Thursday evening. Booking required. Please contact us for further information. BattleQuest Games, 33 Queen Street, Horsham, Tel 01403 242003.

BROADWOOD Morris Men meet every Thursday at The Holbrook Club, North Heath Lane, Horsham, 8.15pm. We welcome new members, and we can teach them how to ring their bells, strike a stick and wield a sword. Please ring the Squire on 01403 258831 or visit www.broadwoodmorris.org.uk for further information.

CHRIST’S Hospital Choral Society meets every Thursday evening at The Court Room, Christ’s Hospital, 7.30pm. Rehearsals for three concerts each year. Details from Jonathan Copeland, Membership Secretary on 01403 754477 or Mike Roberts on 01403 732408.