What’s On from October 27

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TEA Dance: Join your hosts Margaret and Colin and dance the afternoon away to recorded Ballroom and Latin American music, “Strictly Come Dancing” style at the Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (off Cedar Drive), Oct 28, 1.30-3.45pm. For more details ring Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.

WALK: Oct 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.


WALK: Oct 29. All welcome, Wepham Down, 6½ mile circular downland sociable HDC Health Walk, some hills, good views of some of the finest parts of the downland landscape. Free, just turn-up at Kithurst Hill car park (off the Storrington to Amberley road) TQ 070125 at 8.30am. Dogs allowed on a lead. 2¾ hours. Mick 01903 745971.


CAT Homing Show and Fundraising Sale, Oct 30, 11am - 3pm in Broadbridge Heath Village Centre, Wickhurst Lane, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham, RH12 3LY. This will be an opportunity for the public to meet the cats looking for new homes. Also fundraising stalls with many gift ideas, greeting cards, soft toys and collectables to buy. Also cat carriers, scratching posts and other accessories available. There will be refreshments available. Entry is free, but a donation of cat food greatly appreciated.

COUNTRY and Western Charity Dance in aid of the Sussex and Surrey Air Ambulance at Broadbridge Heath Village Centre, Wickhurst Lane, Oct 30, 7.30-10.30pm. Dance to West Country Band, large dance floor, free car park, raffle and bar. Tickets £6 on the door. For information phone 01903 751267.


‘HEALING For Everyone’ + Training: Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham RH12 1SL, 7.30-9pm fortnightly (except Bank Holidays). Next date: Oct 31.

HORSHAM Film Society presents ‘Another Year ‘ at the Capitol, Oct 31, 8pm.


HORSHAM & District Horticultural Society: Overcoming Threat and Disease To Our Native Plants will be the subject of an illustrated talk by Andrew Gaunt from Government Department FERA. Nov 1, 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

TALK: HENFIELD Garden Club hold their last talk of the season on Tuesday November 1 at the Henfield Hall. The talk by Paul Templeton is entitled ‘A History of Herbs and Herb Growing’ and will start at 7.30pm. Admission for non-members is £3. For more details phone 01273 493754.

WALK: Nov 1. All welcome to a gentle, free, sociable HDC 2 mile Health Walk along Worth Way starting at 11am from the café at Rowfant Business Centre, Wallage Lane, (between Worth and Crawley Down). Flat and even surface suitable for wheelchairs, buggies and people with limited fitness. 1 hour. Pat B 01342 712591.

WALK: Nov 1. All welcome to a free HDC Health Walk from Crawley Down, going East or North, 4 miles flat walk (some stiles) along the Worth Way and beyond. Meet at 1.15pm at Hazel Way/Cob Close, Crawley Down. 2 hours. Pat B 01342 712591.

WALK: Nov 1. 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.


BEEDING and Bramber Local History Society meets in the Village Hall, High Street, Upper Beeding, 7.45pm, Nov 2, when Helen Poole will give a talk on ‘Sussex and the Napoleonic War’. Non-members are welcome to attend for £2. Free parking. Refreshments available.

WALK: Nov 2. 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.


WILDLIFE Walkabouts, Nov 3, 10am-noon at RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. Our regular gentle ramble is an ideal introduction to the reserve and its varied habitats and wildlife. Join us for an informal nature walk, taking in the seasonal delights on the brooks or our heathland restoration project. Cost: £4 per person (£2 per RSPB member). Tel: 01798 875851/www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

WALK: Nov 3. All welcome, Ranmore Common, 4¾ mile fairly flat circular sociable HDC Health walk on woodland and farm tracks around Polesden Lacey Estate. Free, just turn-up in the National Trust car park, Ranmore Common Road, at 10am (parking £2.50 for non-NT members). No dogs. TQ 141503. Geoff 01403 258180 or Bill 01403 256248.