THIS is our latest What’s On.
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WALK: June 17. 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.
2ND STORRINGTON Brownies meet Fridays at Ravenscroft Guide and Community Hall, Storrington. For girls aged seven to 11. For more details contact Michelle Keeley on 01903 745975.
BADMINTON Beginners and Improvers. Horsham Arun from 8.30. Phone Ian 01403 250337.
BADMINTON at Forest School, Horsham, every Friday evening from 8.45pm. All adult players are welcome to join us at Tanbridge Badminton Club, which is a friendly non-league club. Contact: Nelia Palmer on 01403 267331.
BROADBRIDGE Heath Cricket Training U16s from 6pm Byfleets Lane or for further details please contact Tim Wells 07740 101 983.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
DEMENTIA Day Club held every Friday, 10am-4pm, at Dial Post Village Hall. Regular musical entertainment. For more details contact Lyn on 07872 464004.
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.
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.
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.
TANBRIDGE Badminton Club meets at Forest School, Comptons Lane, Horsham, every Friday, 8.45-10.45pm. For more details on this friendly non-league club call Nelia Palmer on 01403 267331. 50s, 60s, 70s plus gentle exercise to music, 9.30am, £3. Contact: Sue 01403 730783.
FRIENDS of Littlehaven Victorian Fayre. June 18, 2-4pm at Littlehaven Infant School, Hawkesbourne Road. Take a step back in time and join us for an afternoon of Victorian fun. For your amusement: magician, stalls, animals, stocks, games, craft, coconut shy, photos, ice cream, cakes, afternoon tea, toys, beer tent, BBQ. Come dressed in Victorian costume and you could win a prize. Open to all ages, including parents and grandparents. Entrance adults 20p, children free.
JUMBLE Sale, June 18, 2.15pm, Amberley Church Hall. In aid of the Amberley Millennium Green Maintenance Fund. Contact Ivy Read on 01798 831388.
RUSPER Art Group stages ‘Art in the Churchyard’ at St Mary’s Church, Rusper, June 18, noon to 5pm. The event is an exhibition of group work in the church and churchyard. Refreshments will be served.
SUMMER Festival at Shelley Primary School, Wickhurst Lane, Broadbridge Heath, June 18, 2-7pm with bands, Throbbing Hood, Freakshow, Chinchilla Zilla and Solice, majorettes, bouncy castles, barbecue, local beers, ice cream, popcorn, candy floss, adult tombola, bottle tombola, soft toy tombola, face-painting, nails, footballs and a chocolate fountain. Adults £4 each and children under 16 free. Organised by Friends of Shelley School.
SWIM-1st Triathlon Club. Beginners and all abilities welcome, 16 years+. Saturday mornings 7-8am swim training at Handcross Park School. More information from 07910 532 710; www.swim-1st.co.uk/triathlon.html or e-mail email@example.com
RUSPER Art Group stages ‘Art in the Churchyard’ at St Mary’s Church, Rusper, June 19, noon to 5pm. The event is an exhibition of group work in the church and churchyard. Refreshments will be served. A special service will be held at 11am in the church.
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
FOREST Badminton Club plays at Tanbridge School, Horsham, Sundays, 7.30pm. League standard and junior section. Contact: Peter (01403) 250401.
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.
JUNIOR Badminton 8-18 years with Badminton England coaches 5-6.30pm at Tanbridge House School Sports Hall, Horsham. Senior club improvers and league players 6.30-9.45pm. Ring Gill on 01403 254150 for more details or look at www.forestbadmintonclub.org
LADIES Netball meet every Sunday 5-6pm at Henfield Leisure Centre for training and fun and friendly matches. For further information please contact Edna Hall (01403) 710586.
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:firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 07872 113 674.
‘HEALING For Everyone’ + Training: Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham RH12 1SL, 7.30-9pm fortnightly (except Bank Holidays). Next date: June 20.
HORSHAM Film Society presents ‘The White Ribbon’ on June 20 at The Capitol, Horsham, at 8pm.
WALK: June 20. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Partridge Green Village Hall car park TQ 190191 New circular sociable HDC Health Walk, 6 miles, going east, fairly flat, some stiles. May be muddy in places. No dogs. 2½ hours. Mike P 01403 242564.
BADMINTON, Horsham Arun from 8.15. Club standard. First visit no charge. Phone Ian 01403 250337.
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.
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.
WARNHAM Table Tennis Club is looking for players interested in playing in the Crawley and Horsham TT League. Practice Monday nights at Warnham Village Hall. Contact: Bill Thornton 01403 250206.
HORSHAM Holistic Health - Mind, Body and Spirit group. June 21 - Talk on Animal Communication and Healing by Roxanne McLeish, 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Cost £5. Contact Tina on email@example.com or 07857 545 678.
MID-Summer Walk. The fifth annual Horsham District Council Mid-summer Walk and Barbecue takes place on June 21 at Shipley. Walkers are invited to meet at The Countryman Inn car park at 10am latest for a five and a half-mile flat circular walk (five stiles) through farmland, Shipley Village and Knepp Park (usually see Tamworth Pigs, Fallow Deer & Old English Longhorn Cattle). Everyone welcome but no dogs please. The free, guided, walk will be followed by a pub barbecue - tickets £10. Please book with Gill on 01798 872939.
WALK: June 21. 5th Annual HDC Mid-summer walk and Barbecue. All welcome, meet in the Countryman Inn car park, Shipley, (TQ 135214) at 10am. Flat circular, guided, free sociable Walk through Knepp Park, past King’s Windmill & Knepp Castle hoping to see Tamworth Pigs, Exmoor Ponies, Fallow Deer and Old English Long-horned Cattle. No dogs, 5½ miles, 2½ hours. Please book your BBQ with Gill 01798 872939. Leaders Bill 01403 256248 or Geoff 01403 258180.
BILLINGSHURST Choral Society meets every Tuesday evening at St Mary’s Church, Billingshurst. 8pm. Rehearsals for four concerts each year. Contact Keith Paul 01403 782613 or visit www.billingshurstchoralsociety.org for further information.
BROADBRIDGE Heath Cricket Training U14s from 6pm Byfleets Lane or for further details please contact Tim Wells 07740 101 983.
CONSERVATION, fitness and fun. Horsham Green Gym meets Tuesdays, 10am, for three hours at various sites in and near Horsham, getting exercise and fresh air while working to improve the local environment, learning new skills and making new friends. For more information, see www.horshamgreengym.org.uk or phone David on 01403 269384.
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 Chess Club meets at the Methodist Church Hall, London Road, every Tuesday, from 7.30pm. Ian Comley (01403 734918).
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.
HORSHAM Painting Group meets every Tuesday during term time at the Forest School, Comptons Lane. All abilities welcome for workshops and painting evenings. Please contact membership secretary Keith Richardson on 01403 756258 for more details or see our website at www.horshampaintinggroup.co.uk
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.
LIFE drawing class held by a qualified tutor, 10am-noon at Mannings Heath Village Hall. For further details call 01403 240856 or 01403 253707.
ROFFEY – The Evergreen Club (for over 55s) meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 2pm at the Roffey Institute, 219 Crawley Road, Horsham, RH12 4ET. Contact: 01403 263961.
SLINFOLD Concert Band meets every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Slinfold Village Hall. The band, one of the best amateur wind bands in the South East, performs regularly on bandstands, in concert halls, and at private functions throughout the area. If you play a brass or wind instrument, and would like to play with the band, we would love to hear from you. Please have a chat with Polly on 01403 270198, or visit our website www.slinfoldconcertband.org for more information.
SOUTHWATER Bridge Club duplicate sessions every Tuesday, 2pm. Enquiries to the secretary on 01403 254667 or 01403 266956.
SOUTHWATER Young at Heart for the over 50s meets every Tuesday, 9.30am–noon, in Beeson House, Lintot Square, Southwater. Details: 01403 730420.
THE Apple Tree, Crawley: Jazz Open Mic Night first Tuesday of every month.
TORCH - The Original Rock Choir of Horsham, Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm, Brighton Road Baptist Church Main Hall. See www.torchhorsham.webs.com or contact Adam 07789 795133.
WALK: Horsham 20s-40s Walking Group walks from a different country pub each Tuesday evening at 7.30pm. Walks are around one and a half hours returning to the pub for drinks afterwards. See www.walkhorsham.com Email email@example.com or call 07872 113674.
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.
STEYNING & District Flower Club - In House Workshop, June 22. For more information please contact 01903 812007.
WALK: June 22. 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.
WALK: June 22. All welcome, sociable HDC Health Walk, 6 to 7 miles at pace, over difficult terrain, for the more experienced walker. No dogs. Free, just turn-up at the Pulborough car park, (TQ055185) at 7pm. Geoffrey 01903 744881.
BADMINTON, Horsham Arun from 7.30. Club standard. First visit no charge. Phone Ian 01403 250337.
BADMINTON. Tanbridge House PTA Badminton Club welcomes new players on Wednesdays from 8pm to 9.30pm. No subscription, just £2.50 an evening. Phone 01403 262785 or 01403 265171 for more information.
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.
GREEN Drinks: Are you interested in sustainable living, the environment, in learning practical skills, and in developing a more sustainable community in the face of peak oil and climate change? Then come and talk it through with other like minded folk at the Crown in the Carfax every third Wednesday of the month, starts around 7.30pm, with nibbles. You can also check out our website www.transitionhorsham.org.uk
WALK: All welcome to free, guided, sociable health walks every Wednesday around Horsham Park. Just turn up at 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax. Suitable for all including the elderly and people recovering from illness, operation or accident. Full programme of about 200 walks available from HDC Health Walks Co-ordinator (01403 215269) or on website www.horshamhealthwalks.co.uk
WALK: June 23. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Partridge Green Village Hall car park TQ 190191 New circular sociable HDC Health Walk, 6 miles, going west, fairly flat, some stiles. May be muddy in places. No dogs. 2½ hours. Mike P 01403 242564.
WALK: June 23. All welcome, meet at West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ 083179) at 10am: Various circular HDC Health walks, some stiles and moderate slopes, incorporating windmills, vineyards, llamas and good views of the South Downs. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4 to 5 miles. Sue 01403 255710.
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.
BROADBRIDGE Heath Cricket Training Adults from 6pm Byfleets Lane or for further details please contact Tim Wells 07740 101 983.
COMPTONS Bowls Club short mat on Thursdays, 7.30-9.45pm, at North Heath Hall. New members welcome. Contact: Bill King (01403 253752).
CRICKET Adults Broadbridge Heath Cricket Club are holding outdoor practice 5.30-7.30pm at Broadbridge Heath Cricket Club, Byfleets Lane, Broadbridge Heath, all new players welcome for further details please contact Tim Wells 07740 101983 or David Bridges 01403 250569.
DIVAS Undaunted - Women singing for fun and friendship - no audition or ability to read music or indeed hold a note needed - come and let your inner Diva out! Thursdays 7.45-9.30pm, St John’s Church, Broadbridge Heath. Contact Janet 07795 463112 www.voicefromthecoalshed.com
FIRST Aid for Young People - Horsham Youth First Aid Group: We teach all aspects of First Aid, including Search and Rescue techniques and Casualty Simulation, through practical activities and senarios. Team work and leadership skills are also encouraged and developed. Call Paula on 07866 955 401 (a qualified Primary Teacher/Ambulance Technician) Thurs 7-8.30pm at St Peters Hall, Three Acres, Blackbridge Lane, Horsham, RH12 1RS.
HORSHAM Chamber Choir meets every Thursday in St Mary’s School Hall, Normandy, Horsham, 8-10pm. Rehearses for three concerts per year. Contact: Carol Moore 01403 267475 for further details.
HORSHAM Lifesaving Club meets at The Pavilions, Horsham each Thursday, 8-10pm. Classes in Life Support and Water Based Lifesaving skills for all ages including those needed for GCSE PE and D of E awards. See our web site entry under ‘Clubs’ in rlsssuusex.co.uk for more details.
HORSHAM Natural History Society meets every Thursday in the summer months for evening walks starting at 7pm. Visitors are welcome and further information can be obtained from our website www.hnhs.org.uk or phone 01403 269994.
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.
JUNIOR Image Youth Club for school years four-six at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham, each Thursday, 6-7.30pm. 50p entrance (first week free).
MANNINGS Heath WI meets on the third Thursday of the month, 2.30pm, in the Village Hall. New members welcome. Contact 01403 264443.
NORTH Sussex Centre of The National Trust. Why not join our local friendly group for lectures, coach outings and holidays and various functions throughout the year. For further details ring 01403 264599 or 730162.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SHUTTLES Badminton Club meets 8.30-10.30pm, at Forest Recreation School, Comptons Lane, Horsham. Friendly, non-league club with competitive spirit. Improvers welcome, no beginners. Contact: Mike on 01403 258086.
THE Emerald Club, Crawley: Open Mic every Thursday night.
THE Weald Choir of Crawley meets every Thursday evening at St Richard’s Church, Three Bridges 8pm. Rehearsals for four concerts each year. Contact Peter Jordan 01293 529135 or visit www.wealdchoir.co.uk for further details.