OUR what’s on guide for the Horsham district for the next week.
ASHINGTON Craft and Farmers Market: First market of the year will be on Feb 4, at the new venue, the Scout Hall, Church Lane, Ashington, at the new time of 9am to 1pm. There is fresh fruit, veg, bread and a butcher. Homemade chutneys, jams and preserves. Delicious cupcakes. Handcrafted jewellery, cards, a photographer and other unique gifts and accessories for the home. Or just come along and enjoy a cup of tea, a slice of cake and a chat. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WALK: Feb 4: 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.
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.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – Adult club night, 6–10pm. Play as visitor (£2) for first 3 visits. New members very welcome to this friendly and developing club. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary email@example.com or 01403 785320.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – ‘Rusty Rackets’, 9.45–11.30am, for returnees and improvers. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact phone Chris 07888 012 132.
FRENCH Club. Meets every second Friday of the month from September to June inclusive at the Millennium Hall in Roffey from 8-10pm. Visitors welcome. Contact Elyane Dale, membership secretary, on 01403 257393.
HORSHAM (Forest) Flower Club flower demonstrations/events fourth Friday of month at Forest Boys School in evenings. Contact: Christine Smith 01403 783162.
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 Spiritual and Healing Centre psychic evenings at Horsham Park Barn, North Street, every fourth Friday in the month. Contact: Christine Ellis (01403) 263897.
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.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – Junior Coaching 8.45am–1pm, all ages, all standards. Open to non-members. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org or 01403 785320.
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 email@example.com
HORSHAM Folk Dance Club meets in The Barn, Causeway, 7.30-10.30pm every second Saturday and on the occasional fourth from September to June. New dancers always welcomed of any age. Details from Janet on 01403 790464.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
BROADBRIDGE Heath Cricket Club Colt Cricket training, Feb 6, 10am-noon, £2 per one hour session, at Forest School Sports Hall, Comptons Lane, Horsham. Contact David Bridges on 01403 250569 for further details.
SUNDAY Tea Dance at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, Steyning, Feb 6, 2.30-5pm. Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence. For all enquiries ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club - Adult club afternoon, 2–4pm. Pay as visitor (£2) for first 3 visits. New members very welcome to this friendly and developing club. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary email@example.com 01403-785320.
BUNNY Hoppers Club for Children with Additional Needs 0-5 years inc siblings, meets 1st Sunday every month 2-5pm, Springboard House, 52 Hurst Road, Horsham RH12 2EP. Tel Brenda Leeds 01403 218888 for more info or email earlyyears@springboardproject
CONSERVATION: Rudgwick Biodiversity Project, a community/voluntary conservation action group meet at 1pm on the last Sunday of every month at King George V Playing Fields Bucks Green. All welcome, no skills required, all tools, insurance and refreshments provided. Contact Greg on 01403 823147/Trevor 01403 822047 or go to www.rudgwickbio.weebly.com to see our calendar of annual events or visit us on Facebook.
FRIENDS of St Leonard’s Forest Conservation Group meet for workdays on every fourth Sunday of the month to help preserve the heather in the forest. We meet at 10am on the bridleway off Forest Road, Colgate. Tasks vary from month to month. For details please email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 01403 731885 or visit www.friend sofstleonardsforest.org.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 Folk Dance Club meets in the Guide Hall Denne Road from 2.30-5pm for a workshop on the first Sunday in the month from October to May. New dancers always welcomed, why not bring a friend? Details from Janet 01403 790464.
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.
TEA Dance: Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence: Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, Steyning, 2.30-5pm. Ring Margaret or Colin on 01403 734409.
WALK: Horsham 20s-40s Walking Group walks from a different country pub every Sunday at 11.50am. Walks are approximately 5 miles long returning to the pub for lunch. See www.walkhorsham.com e-mail:email@example.com or call: 07872 113 674.
ZEN 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
‘HEALING For Everyone’ + Training: Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham RH12 1SL, 7.30-9pm fortnightly (except Bank Holidays). Next date: Feb 7.
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.
HORSHAM Fibromyalgia Support Group meets monthly at the Age Concern Centre, Lavinia House, Dukes Square, Denne Road, Horsham RH12 1GZ. Fibromyalgia sufferers, their partners or carers are all welcome. Meetings are from 7 - 9pm usually on the first Monday of each month (except for Bank Holidays when it is held on the second Monday). There is usually a speaker who gives advice about various aspects of managing the condition, helping sufferers to become survivors. For more information see www.fms-sas.co.uk and check out programme at www.fms-sas.co.uk/fmsmeetings.html, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01403 733335.
HORSHAM Natural History Society meets every Monday in the winter months for a varied programme of talks in the Wesley Hall, London Road, Horsham, 7.45pm. Visitors welcome. Phone 01403 269994 or look at our website: www.hnhs.org.uk for further details.
HORSHAM Scottish Country Dancing Club meets every Monday, 8-10pm, at the Millennium Hall, Roffey. Beginners welcome, no partner required (£1.50 a week). Further details from 01403 269439/266358; email@example.com or www.horshamscdc.org.uk
LINE Dancing classes every Monday at Tanbridge House School, Horsham. Beginner Class 6.45-7.45pm and Intermediate class 7.45-9.20pm. Contact Lisa on 07729 992520 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SEATED exercise class. A gentle mobilising, stretching and balance programme, ideal for anyone with immobilising conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, mild stroke etc at Roffey Millennium Hall, 11am-noon. Contact Sue 01403 730783.
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.
THE Group, the organisation for unattached people, aged 40+, meets on the fourth Monday evening of every month at a pub near Horsham, 8pm. 01293 516007.
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 and District Horticultural Society: ‘Preparing For A Spring Show’ will be the subject of a talk by Lynda Ashby, Feb 8, 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 Music & Muse Company will entertain, Feb 8, in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, Horsham, 10.30am-12.30pm.
WALK: Feb 8: All welcome, meet in the Countryman Inn car park, Shipley, at 10am. Flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk going south through Knepp Estate hoping to see Tamworth Pigs, Exmoor Ponies, Fallow Deer and Old English Long-horned Cattle. No dogs, 5½ miles, 2½ hours plus time in pub if you wish. 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.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club – ‘Rusty Rackets’, 9.45–11.30am, for returnees and improvers. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact phone Chris 07888 012 132.
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.
DAVE Toye and Friends Open Mic Night at The Cherry Tree, Faygate, every Tuesday.
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 email@example.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 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
HORSHAM Speakers’ Club meets on the second and last Tuesdays each month (except July and August), 7.45pm at the Tythe Barn, Pondtail Road, Horsham. The club is a friendly group of people encouraging one another to develop and improve public speaking skills. All abilities are welcome (no pressure!). Contact Barry on email@example.com or 01903 246546.
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.
NEW Runners Club for the disabled, friendly social club meeting for talks, entertainment, etc, at the Unitarian Church, Worthing Road (opposite bus station), Horsham, 10.30am–12.30pm, second and fourth Tuesdays. Annual subs £3. Members and drivers welcome. Contact: 01403 265616.
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.
RUSPER Aerobics class in Rusper Village Hall, Tuesdays 8-9pm. All welcome just come along. More info? Contact Sarah 07917 033670.
SLINFOLD Concert Band rehearse every Tuesday, 7.30 - 9.30pm at Slinfold Village Hall. The Band undertakes a variety of engagements throughout the South East of England, which range from local bandstand performances to indoor concerts, and from weddings to company functions. We currently have a vacancy within the band for a percussionist. If you would like to play with the band, a warm welcome awaits you. Please contact John Reid on 01483 861862 or email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org You can visit our web site www.slinfoldconcertband.org
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.
THEATRE 48, Horsham’s oldest amateur drama group, usually meet Tuesday evenings at 8pm at Kingslea Primary School, Kings Road, Horsham. Theatre 48 are a lively, energetic society who are always keen to welcome new members. As a company we currently produce two shows a year both in the Studio at the Capitol Theatre in Horsham. If you would like more information please visit our website: www.theatre48.co.uk
THE Sussex Harmonisers, male barbershop chorus rehearse every Tuesday 7.30–10.15pm at St Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way, Burgess Hill. If you like to sing, you’ll find it fun to sing with us and you don’t have to be able to read music. New voices are always welcome so just come along and see what goes on; ring Brian Beglin on 01273 553102 for more details; or take a look at our website, www.singbarbershopinsussex.com
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.
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.
WEST Sussex Philharmonic Choir rehearses every Tuesday, 8-10pm, in the Barn, The Causeway, Horsham. New singers welcome.
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.
BALLROOM, Latin American, practise night at the Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, 8-10pm Wednesday. Limited Sequence. All ages and experiences, meet new friends and relax and enjoy yourself. Everyone welcome, for details contact Marion Fenton 01293 871377.
BILLINGSHURST Tennis Club - Adult club night, 6–10pm. Play as visitor (£2) for first 3 visits. Hosted session’s alternate weeks for returning players. New members very welcome to this friendly and developing club. Please visit www.billingshursttennisclub.co.uk for further details or contact Membership Secretary email@example.com 01403 785320.
CANTATRICE Ladies Choir. Rehearsals in Horsham at the Salvation Army Centre, Booth Way. Wednesdays, 1.15-2.45pm. No auditions. Come and try for free. All welcome. Ring Zoe Peate on 01903 812662.
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.
FOREST Lace Class (tuition in Bobbin-lace) meets on Wednesday evenings in term-time at the Millais School, Depot Road, Horsham, 7.30-9.30pm. Please contact Rosemary Brown on 01273 591346 for more details.
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
HORSHAM and District Model Railway Club meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month at the Horsham Youth Centre, Hurst Road, which is five minutes from Horsham Station, 7.30-10.30pm. For further details please contact us on our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Anybody interested in model railway or model making will be made welcome.
HORSHAM Astronomy Group meet on the first Wednesday of the month for talks, occasional observing sessions, and for sharing advice on astronomical techniques at Christ’s Hospital. Please contact our secretary, Richard Griffith via our website at www.horshamastronomy.com, or phone John Bartlett (publicity officer) on 01306 884162 for details.
HORSHAM Cricket Club. First Wednesday every month – Freddie Woods Big Band 18 piece jazz orchestra, 8.30-11pm.
HORSHAM Dolls House Club now has space for new adult members. We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7-9.30pm in the Scout Hall, Broadbridge Heath. Each month we spend a very sociable few hours making a variey of miniature items suitable to go into dolls houses (1/2th scale). We also organise workshop days. Please contact our secretary, Hazel Rochelle on 01403 242813 for further information or to arrange a visit.
HORSHAM Geological Field Club meets second Wednesday each month, 7.15pm, in Forest School, Comptons Lane. Lectures, outings, weekend trips. Contact Janet Owen 01403 263224 or look at our website www.http://hgfc.club.officelive.com
HORSHAM Humanists meet on the first Wednesday of every month from 8pm at B52s in Piries Place, Horsham. Everyone welcome, from the like minded to those just wanting to know more about Humanism. Call Sarah on 07864 938120 or visit our website, www.horshamhumanists.net for more details.
HORSHAM Morning WI meet at St Peter’s Hall Three Acres/Blackbridge Lane every second Wednesday of the month at 9.45am-noon. Enjoy monthly speakers and many events organised throughout West Sussex. New members very welcome. Contact Pat on 01403 262659 for further details.
HORSHAM Organ/Keyboard Society, at Horsham YMCA Social Club Hall, Gorings Mead, Brighton Road, Horsham. We meet regularly on second Wednesday of each month, 7.30pm, £5 at the door. Contact Violet 01293 523814.
HORSHAM Photographic Society meetings, 7.45pm, on alternate Wednesdays, at the Age Concern Club, Duke’s Square (off Denne Road), Horsham. We meet all year round, with a varied programme of activities. A warm welcome to visitors of all ages and photographic abilities. www.horshampho tographicsociety.co.uk
JYOTI meditation: relax from hassles of day. Meditation on inner light and reading of spiritual texts. Everybody welcome. We meet every Wednesday, 7.30-9.30pm, at Quaker Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Contact: 01403 218655.
OPEN Mic Night every Wednesday at the Tanners Arms, 78 Brighton Road, 01403 588789.
SOUTHWATER Bingo Club second and fourth Wednesdays every month. Details Mrs Napper (01403) 732608.
SOUTHWATER Welcome Club over 60s meetings, 2.30pm, on Wednesdays twice monthly. Contact: 01403 731661.
SALSA classes (Cuban), Chameleon (under Superbowl) Horsham, 7.30–8.15pm Beginners; 8.30–9.30pm Improvers/Intermediates. No booking or partner required, just come along. More info: Jon Riley 07944 513 544 email@example.com www.horshamsalsa.co.uk
STEYNING & District Flower Club meet at Steyning Centre monthly - 4th wednesday - 7.30pm (except August & September). For more information please contact 01903 812007.
THE Apple Tree, Crawley: Every Wednesday Open Mic Night.
THE Dance Ranch. Western Partner dance classes at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Rushams Road, Horsham. 7.45-9.15pm. Ring 01403 252961 for more details.
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.horsham.gov.uk/leisure_and_tourism/leisure_2102.asp.
ROFFEY Greenfields WI monthly meeting, Feb 10, at St Andrew’s Hall, Roffey, Horsham, 7.45pm. The speaker is Tony Turner on ‘Edukid - helping to educate youngsters in Cambodia’. Visitors welcome at no cost.
WALK: Feb 10: All welcome, just turn-up at Billingshurst Sports Pavilion, Jubilee Fields, off the A272, at 10am. Various 4 to 6 mile circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walks over farmland along River Arun & Wey Canal (can be muddy). No dogs, 2 to 3 hours. Sue 01403 255710.
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.
BALLROOM and Latin Beginners class 8.30-10pm. Just come along – it’s a social, it’s fun! British Legion Band Room, Horsham, behind the Capitol Theatre. Contact 07941 438186.
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.
CHRIST’S Hospital Choral Society meets every Thursday evening at The Court Room, Christ’s Hospital, 8pm. Rehearsals for three concerts each year. Details from Jonathan Copeland, Membership Secretary on 01403 754477 or Mike Roberts on 01403 732408.
COLDWALTHAM Sequence and Old Time Dance Club at Sandham Hall, Coldwaltham, near Pulborough, every Thursdays 2-4.15pm. Closed during July and August. Contact Ann Wood on 01903 247455.
COMPTONS Bowls Club short mat on Thursdays, 7.30-9.45pm, at North Heath Hall. New members welcome. Contact: Bill King (01403 253752).
CRAWLEY Computer Club at Christ Church URC, Worth Park Avenue, Three Bridges, 8pm, on first Thursday of month. Contact: John (01403) 218373.
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 group for young people, at St Peter’s Hall, Needles Youth Club, Blackbridge Lane, Horsham, Thursdays, 7-8.30pm, first aid taught by qualified personnel. Contact Paula 07866 955401.
HOLY Trinity Ladies Society first and third Thursdays in month, 8pm, in church hall, Rushams Road. New members welcome. Contact: sec 01403 262133.
HORSHAM Amateur Radio Club meets first Thursdays of month at The Guide Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, 8pm. Contact: Andrew (01483) 272456. www.harc.org.uk
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 District Radio Control Model Club informal meetings held in Millennium Hall, Roffey, on first Thursday of each month, often with guest speaker. Flying (weather permitting) at weekends and Bank Holidays. Helpful advice on offer. Contact: chairman Pete Chamber (01403 252858) or Frank Farley (01306 627731).
HORSHAM Embroiderers Guild meets in Methodist Church lounge every fourth Thursday of month, 2-4pm. Contact: Francoise Vincent-Smith (01403) 242561. Everyone welcome.
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 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.
HORSHAM Recorded Music Society meets alternate weeks, 7.45pm, in Methodist Church lounge, London Road, Horsham. More info: 01403 256891.
HORSHAM Trefoil Guild at Guide Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, second Thursday of month, 7.30pm. Contact 01403 252880.
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.
MOTHERS and Toddlers meet every Thursday, 9.45am, at The Holbrook Club, North Heath Lane, Horsham. Bouncy castle, toys, colouring, biscuits, juice, tea and coffee. All welcome. Members £1.50, non-members £3.
NATIONAL Women’s Register, www.nwr.org. Friendly informal discussion and book group as well. Thursday evenings, 8pm. Details phone: Katharine Webbe 01403 262506.
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 from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm at the Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst. Quiz fee £2 per person, 50% 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
REGULAR bingo evening in aid of the Mary How Trust for Cancer Prevention on the second Thursday of every month. Only 50p entry, great prizes, raffle and refreshments. Doors open 7pm, play starts at 7.30pm. Storrington Village Hall, 59 West Street, Storrington. Bingo page: www.maryhowtrust.org Click on ‘News and Events’.
ROFFEY Greenfields Women’s Institute meets at 7.45pm on the second Thursday every month at St Andrew’s Hall, Roffey, and at the Salvation Army Hall, Booth Way, on the fourth Thursday at 7.30pm. Looking for somewhere to meet new friends and participate in social and creative activities? Along with the monthly meetings the WI members enjoy outings, visits to the theatre, meals out among other entertaining activities. The WI is the largest voluntary women’s organisation in the UK. Interested? Why not come along as a visitor to see what Roffey Greenfields WI has to offer. Contact Joan Charman, secretary, on 01403 268520 or email email@example.com
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.
TAI Chi Classes (Wudang style) in Horsham. Thursdays 8pm, Millais School Sports Hall. Friendly and informal classes. For more details telephone Peter Ballam 01403 257918.
THE Emerald Club, Crawley: Open Mic every Thursday night.
THE North Sussex Centre of The National Trust are now having their Autumn & Winter lectures on the 1st Thursday in the month at The Wesley Hall. London Road, Horsham. For further details ring 01403 253384 or 264599.
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.
TRANSITION Town Horsham is a new initiative by a group of local volunteers to encourage a grassroots response to the challenges of Peak Oil and Climate Change. Aiming to raise local awareness of the issues we explore the practical steps that can be taken now to address them in our community. We are part of the fast growing Transition Network believing that change is inevitable and it is better to plan for it together and to build resilience. We meet every last Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm at Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road , Horsham, RH12 1SL . For more details ring 07909 556525 or see www.transitionhorsham.org.uk
WARNHAM Scottish Country Dancing. Would you like to join our group? All ages and abilities would be most welcome, beginners especially so. We meet on Thursday evenings at Warnham Village Hall. For details contact 01403 268232 or 01403 260495.
1ST ROFFEY Scout Group, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers at Scout hut, Cricketfield Lane, Roffey. Contact: Mrs Clair Richardson (01403) 211448.
BLUE Flash Music Trust. For details and updates visit www.blueflashmusic trust.org.uk or contact Robert Mayfield (01403) 267270.
CRAWLEY and North Sussex Ramblers Association has a year-round programme of walks for the weekend and occasionally midweek with experienced leaders – five miles to 12 miles. Contact Val on 01293 535852. www.crawleyramblers.org.uk
FIT Mums – buggy workout for Mums with their babies,Tuesdays 10.30-11.30am and Wednesdays 2.30-3.30pm at Southwater Country Park, Southwater. Meet at the Visitors Centre. Contact: Shelley Blackhurst 0777 5655934 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Fun and friendly one hour exercise session for mums with their babies.
FREE MEND (exercise and healthy eating) Programme for children aged 8-13 and their families, Pavilions in the Park, Horsham, Monday and Wednesday 5.30-7.30pm. The programme is for children aged 8-13yrs old who are over a healthy weight for their age. This fun 10 week course will show children and their families how to get healthy and fit – and show them the techniques to make real healthy lifestyle changes! Book now to register for a FREE place: Call (01403) 219200.
HELP is at Hand is a long-established self-help group. Why not join our group, talk through your problems and share your concerns? Group discusses phobias, nightmares, low self-esteem, depression and more. Qualified therapists run the group. Donations only. Meetings are held weekly. Private appointments can be arranged. Ring Margaret on 01403 254123.
HORSHAM and Billingshurst Ramblers’ Group has a year-round programme of walks for the weekend and occasionally midweek with experienced leader, four miles to 14. Contact: 01403 271720 www.horsham-ramblers.org.uk
HORSHAM Arun Badminton Club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Broadbridge Heath sports centre (8pm). Club and league standard players welcome. Contact: Ian (01403) 250337.
HORSHAM Borough (brass) Band rehearsals at Band Room, Three Acres, off Blackbridge Lane (Tues and Fri, 8.15-10.15pm). Junior tuition 7pm same nights.
HORSHAM Branch Royal British Air Force Association, Branch 665, Needles Farm Buildings, Three Acres, Horsham. Bar opening house: Tuesday 9.15pm-11pm; Thursday 8pm-11pm; Friday 8pm-11pm; Sunday noon-2pm. Any enquiries 01403 264691.
HORSHAM Bridge Club meets Monday to Friday at 22a East Street (behind/above Steamer Trading). New members are particularly welcome on Mondays and Tuesdays. More info from the chairman 01403 264986 or club 01403 254921 or website www.horshambridge.co.uk
HORSHAM Judo Club meets at Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Under eight years old 5.30-6.30pm, eight to 15 years old 6.30-7.30pm, seniors 7.30 - 8.30pm. Contact Derek Paxton 07778 670124.
HORSHAM Rifle and Pistol Club meet most nights of the week plus weekends - wide variety of shooting disciplines catered for. New members welcome, young and old. More info: Derek Watson 01403 253386.
HORSHAM Volunteer Centre provides information on volunteer opportunities and links people to the groups and organisations seeking volunteers. The Volunteer Centre is at The Octagon in Chart Way and can be contacted on 01403 232100 or by email at horshamVB@hacvs.org . If you would like to find an activity to suit your interests and availability, Horsham Volunteer Centre will be pleased to hear from you, or visit www.hacvs.org then Volunteering for our webpage with a link to the Do-It national database of volunteer opportunities.
ICEBREAKERS – dining club for single over-35s. There is no joining fee. Call now to book. 01403 273480 or 262477.
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.
LINE Dancing classes at Tanbridge House School, Guildford Road, Horsham. Monday evening beginner class 6.45-7.45pm; intermediate class 7.45-9.20pm. Thursday evening improver class 7.15-8.35pm. Call Lisa on 07879 604902 or email@example.com for further details.
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.
WESLEY Playgroup, London Road, Horsham, (Mon-Fri) for children aged from two and a half years. Contact: 01403 240144.