What’s On - from November 9

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CRAWLEY, Reigate & District Cats Protection is holding a Black Cat Dinner Dance & Charity Auction, Nov 9. More information from 0845 371 2734.

SPOOKY Night Hike at Buchan Country Park, Crawley, Nov 9, 6-8.30pm. Booking essential. Further details from 01293 542088/544120 or email buchan.park@westsussex.gov.uk

TEA Dance, Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (Off Cedar Drive), Nov 9, 1.30-3.45pm. More details from Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.

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

WALK: Nov 9: All welcome, Dragons Green, near Shipley, (roadside parking around the George & Dragon, TQ139235, RH13 8GE) at 10am for a 3½ mile HDC Health Walk, flat (few stiles) through fields and woods and along minor roads to Shipley Windmill. 2 hours. Emmy 01403 255517 & Margaret 262311.


CHRISTMAS ‘Catstravaganza’, Nov 10, 2-4pm, at Roffey Millenium Hall, Crawley Road. Entry is free but donations warmly received as is cat food/litter for the cats in our care. As well as our normal delicious home-made cakes, tea and coffee, Cats Protection gifts and goodies, Bric-a-brac, toys, jewellery, games, C.D’s, DVD’s and books we will also offer christmas items.

HENFIELD Christmas Market, Civic Centre, Henfield High Street, 10am-1pm. Donations of Christmas goods & unwanted gifts needed. For further information please contact Rachel on 01903 286480.

SATURDAY Evening Dance, Nov 10, 7.30-10.30pm, at Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Russtington. More details from Colin or Margaret on 01403 734409.

THE Charities Christmas Fair is being held in Henfield Hall, Nov 10, 10am-1pm. Thirty five favourite charities with great bargains for Christmas – gifts, cards, crafts, preserves, puddings, pies, cakes, knitwear, chocolates, books, good as new, raffle – and of course, wonderful refreshments on sale throughout the morning.

WASHINGTON Village Christmas Market, Nov 10, 10.30am-4pm. Traditional Christmas market with a great selection of festive food & present ideas. Tearoom open all day for coffee, lunches and afternoon tea. All profit to be invested in community projects.


THE West Grinstead Memorial Day Service will be held, 11am, Nov 11, at the West Grinstead War Memorial which is situated on the B2135 road, opposite Mill Lane, Littleworth. The service, which is open to all, will be conducted by Mr Bob Lomas and will observe the traditional two minutes’ silence with the Last Post being sounded by local boy Ross Clover. Anyone wishing to attend the service should be at the War Memorial by 10.45am.

WALK: Nov 11: All welcome, 6 mile circular, hilly, sociable HDC Health Walk towards Downs Farm high above Amberley, excellent views. Free, just turn-up at Kithurst Hill car park (off the Storrington to Amberley road, TQ070125) at 10am. Dogs allowed on a lead. 2½ hours. Mick 01903 745971.


STEYNING Decorative and Fine Arts Society have an illustrated lecture, Nov 12, by Dr Claire Walsh entitled “The Benin Bronzes: Masterpieces of African Art (16th-19th Centuries). in The Steyning Centre by Fletchers Croft Car Park opposite St Andrews Church, Church Street, Steyning, 10.30am. Coffee from 10am. Visitors are welcome (donation £5). Contact: Penny Hill on 01903 814390.

THE next meeting of the horsham decorative & Fine arts society will be at the Capitol Theatre, Nov 12, 10.45am. The speaker will be Frank Woodgate who will talk about Anthony Gormley and the new face of Tradition. Visitors Welsome. Admission £5.

WALK: Nov 12: All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Sussex Oak car park, Church Street, Warnham. Figure of eight 6½ mile sociable HDC Health Walk towards Rowhook. No dogs. 3¼ hours. Tony 01403 269232.


HENFIELD History Group, Nov 13, 8pm. Ian Everest will be speaking on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at the Free Chursh Hall in Coopers Way. Everyone welcome. Admission £3 for non-members - members by subscription.

HORSHAM & District Horticultural Society: Christmas Flower Arranging will be the subject of a demonstration by Kate Wright, Nov 13, 7.30pm at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Brighton Road, Horsham. 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

NEW Runners Club for the Disabled: The Edwardians - costumed musical entertainment, Nov 13, in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, Horsham, 10.30am-12.30pm. More information from 01403 265616.

SUSSEX Family History Group - Horsham Centre is meeting in St Andrews Methodist Church Hall, Crawley Road, Roffey, Nov 13, 1.30pm for questions and discussion. More information from 01403 268094.

NEW WALK: Nov 13: All welcome, meet at 10.00 am in the Hen & Chicken car park, Southwater (TQ 158276, RH13 9BH) at 10am. Flat easy (only 3 stiles) 3¼ mile sociable circular HDC Health walk through farmland to Christ’s Hospital playing fields, along the Downs Link and back via Great House Farm. No dogs. 2 hours. Good food in the pub including two mains or baguettes for £9. Bill 01403 256248 & Pat 240654.


STORRINGTON Camera Club is holding a Members Evening (guests welcome) workshop with Mike Eddowes (club member), in the Clubroom of the Storrington Football Club Pavilion, Chanctonbury Leisure Centre, Spierbridge Road, Storrington, Nov 15, 7.30pm. Bring your camera along and learn how to photograph a theatre scene. More information from www.storringtoncc.org.uk

WALK: Nov 15: All welcome, 5 mile flat (some stiles) circular HDC Health Walk towards Cowfold in lovely rural countryside. Free, just turn-up at the Royal Oak car park, Wineham (TQ 236206) at 10am. No dogs. 2½ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 & Pat 240654.

WILDLIFE Walkabouts, Nov 15 and every Thursday, 10am-noon, at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks


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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.