CONCERT: Mid Sussex Brass Band Christmas Concert at St Andrews Church, Junction Road, Burgess Hill, 7.30pm start. There is no entry charge and a collection will be taken during the Concert. The Concert will feature both the Youth and Senior Band, with a lively selection of festive music and a raffle. Contact Paul Homewood, secretary, Mid Sussex Brass Band, on 01444 454824 or visit www.msbb.net.
CRANLEIGH: Antique, collectors and craft fair, Cranleigh village hall, Cranleigh. GU6 8AF. Paul 07980384491.
CUCKFIELD: Dancing. Thursday Nights. The Queen’s Hall, High Street, Cuckfield. Ballroom and Latin American dance classes from 7.30pm to 8.45pm (2 x class beginners and improvers) 8.15pm to 9:30pm (intermediates). Includes a Joint Practice Session. Call 01273 562996, email email@example.com or visit www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk.
WALK: All welcome, meet West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ083179) at 10am. Circular, 4-5 mile HDC Health Walk, some stiles, moderate slopes, may incorporate windmills, vineyards, llamas and good views of the South Downs. No dogs. 2 hours. Sue 01403 255710.
WALK: Two separate, free, circular HDC Health Walks. Choose either 2 miles (1 hour) easy, mostly flat, OR 4 miles (2 hours) some stiles, steep steps and a long hill. Can be muddy. Meet 11am, corner of the green near the Village Club, Barns Green. Peter A 01403 741305.
DANCING: Friday nights. Village Centre, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint, ballroom and latin dancing classes from 6.45pm to 7.45pm, 7.45pm to 8.45pm and 8.45pm to 9.45pm (three separate classes for three different levels). Call Ray on 01273 719500. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEWICK: Community Centre, Newick Green: Newick Community Club meet every Tuesday and Friday 10.30am-3.30pm for the over 60s. We offer fun and entertainment as well as a super lunch. You can either come for the whole day or just pop in for the morning or afternoon, but if you would like lunch we would need to know by 10am. Just check our door for dates of special forthcoming events. Call us on 07561 372 403.
WORTHING: Over 30s, 40s and 50s dance party. 9pm until 1am at the Highdown Hotel, Littlehampton Road. Join a friendly crowd of sociable people for a great night out dancing to a great mix of music. For further information call 01903 788711 or 07860 578708.
SANTA’S CHRISTMAS GROTTO: Organised by Burgess Hill District Lions. All proceeds support the Lions’ local community projects. South Downs Heritage Centre, Brighton Road, Hassocks. Saturdays 10am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 4pm, Sundays 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Call 01273 845232 or visit www.south-downs.co.uk
CRAWLEY: Walk. Crawley Station 9.15am. Car to St Leonards Forest for morning walk. To walk off the Xmas Lunch. The Ramblers Association, Crawley and North Sussex. Membership enquiries Liz 01293 560267 (Evenings only). Programme secretary: Peter 01403 264564.
CAROL SERVICE: Unitarian Church Candlelit Christmas Carol service at 6.30pm followed by warm drinks and mince pies. Worthing Road, Horsham, opposite bus station.
RSPB: Wild families – winter wildlife watch and Christmas craft day, from 11am to 3pm. Guided walks at 11am to 2pm (lasting about 1 hour), £3 per child (£1.50 for Wildlife Explorer members). Adults pay the normal nature trail entry fee.
Our winter family fun day will include short walks for little legs as we brave the elements and search for some wonderful winter wildlife. Back in the cosy visitor centre, we’ll be face painting, making wildlife-themed Christmas crafts and playing some games. RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough. Call 01798 875851. E-mail: email@example.com or visit www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks
SANTA’S CHRISTMAS GROTTO: Organised by Burgess Hill District Lions. From 10am to 12:30pm. All proceeds support the Lions’ local community projects. South Downs Heritage Centre, Brighton Road, Hassocks. Call 01273 845232 or visit www.south-downs.co.uk.
HORSHAM: The Group, a club for unattached men and women aged 45+, meets in Horsham on the fourth Monday evening of every month. Also at Haywards Heath, Brighton, Lewes and Worthing. Walking, eating out, sport, arts and music, theatre, travel. Not a dating agency, but an opportunity to make new friends doing the things you enjoy. www.thegroup.org.uk
SANTA’S CHRISTMAS GROTTO: Organised by Burgess Hill District Lions. From 10am to 12.30pm. All proceeds support the Lions’ local community projects. South Downs Heritage Centre, Brighton Road, Hassocks. Call 01273 845232 or visit www.south-downs.co.uk