PHOTOGRAPHY: Storrington Camera Club meets in the clubroom of the Storrington football club pavilion, located behind Chanctonbury Leisure Centre, Spierbridge Road, Storrington. A talk and demonstration on the Triggersmart system by Paul Berkeley. Wine glasses at the moment of shattering, insects alighting on flowers, balloons as they burst – all these can be photographed with the help of the Triggersmart System. All are welcome, including guests, refreshments available. A small fee is charged on the door for visitors. Visit www.storringtoncc.org.uk
Walk: Two separate, circular HDC Health walks from Barns Green. 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. All welcome, meet 11am, corner of the green near the Village Club. Peter A 01403 741305.
Coffee morning: Come for coffee, it’s for Macmillan. Hurst Bowls Club, South Avenue, Hurstpierpoint, from 10am to 12.30pm. Everyone welcome. Entrance £3 to include Sheila’s delicious cakes and tea/coffee. Book stall, nearly new clothes and a raffle. All proceeds go to Macmillan Cancer Support. Call 01273 833556 or 01273 832842.
OXJAM: An all-day music festival will held at Savannah bar-cafe in Haywards Heath on Saturday for Oxfam. All proceeds of the £5 entry price go to the charity and there are 15 acts, starting with KRU and finishing with Stephanie Davies and The Super Dynamics. The event is part of the national Oxjam festival.
Catstravaganza: Cats Protection Horsham & District Branch will be holding this popular event at Roffey. Millennium Hall, Horsham from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. On sale will be books, CP gifts and goodies, home-made cakes, crafts, bric-a-brac and more, plus refreshments will be available. Our Tombola also makes a return with some great prizes. In addition we have an information table where you can find out more about our Branch and see a screen show of cats looking for homes. Entry to the event is free but donations (including cat food and litter) are warmly received. For more info please see our website: www.cats.org.uk/horsham.
CHARITY: Macmillans Coffee Morning from 10am at the Oddfellows Arms, Lower Street, Pulborough. Cakes, refreshments, play area for the children, balloons for the children. There will also be a book sale.
COPTHORNE SILVER BAND: Following the success of their 110th anniversary Concert last year, Copthorne Silver Band will be revisiting St Johns Church, Copthorne on September 29 from 3pm to 5pm, for a concert featuring a range of music: ‘Film, Folk and Fantasy’. Under the new direction of Mr. Brian Cox (Lance Corporal of Horse in the Life Guards), the band are keen to make this an annual event. A prize draw will also be held to raise funds for St Catherines Hospice. Refreshments provided by St. Johns parishioners. Tickets £5 for adults – children free – available from Connells Estate Agent, Copthorne Bank, and via Band Secretary: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sussex Egyptology Society: An Egyptologist’s Year is the talk Egyptologist Dr Aiden Dodson will be presenting to the Sussex Egyptology Society. Aiden teaches Egyptology at the University of Bristol, where he is a Senior Research Fellow. He has published 15 books to date. He has lectured worldwide and has been guest Egyptologist on many tours of Egypt. The talk starts at 2pm, doors open at 1:30pm. Venue: Millais School, Depot Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5HR. Visitors and guests welcome – Entrance £4. Refreshments available. Visit www.egyptology-uk.com
WALK: 5½ mile, free, sociable HDC Health walk along the Greensand Way and River Mole. Good views. Park and meet 10am St Michael’s Church car park, Betchworth (TQ210497) No dogs. 2½ hours. Mike 01403 242564.
SPIRITUAL: Want answers to your spiritual questions? Meditation, Q & As by Terry Tregear, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The Yapton & Barnham Spiritualist Pioneer Centre, Yapton & Ford Village Hall. Private readings on request. Call Terry on 01243 545339 or e-mail email@example.com
MAPLEHURST: Free, sociable, circular HDC Health Walk. Across farmland around the village. Good views of the South Downs. Meet 10am car park of The White Horse, Maplehurst, (TQ190246 RH13 6LL). No dogs. 5 miles. 2½ hours. Geoff 01403 258180 or Pat 240654.
STEYNING: 2 mile circular HDC Health Walk, various routes taking in parts of the village and its outskirts. A few stiles and small inclines. Meet at the Steyning Health Centre, Tanyard Lane, at 11am. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¼ hours. Linda 01903 816865 or Lyn 01903 369752.
HORSHAM: Every Wednesday. Walk. Meet 10.30am at the Bandstand in the Carfax. 1½ mile flat walk on hard-surfaced paths around the Park. HDC Health Walk suitable for the elderly and people recovering from illness, operation or accident. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1 to 1½ hours. Emmy 01403 255517.