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Today @ : to 4 April 2020

Littlehampton Players Operatic Society: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Littlehampton Players Operatic Society

Today to 30 April 2020

Tulip Festival (Arundel Castle, Arundel)

Closed due to the Coronavirus until further notice. Visit https://www.arundelcastle.org/ for more information and updates/
Event organiser: Arundel Castle

Today @ 09:30 to 10:15

Zumba Class (Ferring Village Hall)

Zumba classes are a great way to keep fit and have fun. Classes are set to Latin and International rhythms with easy to follow moves, with a fully-qualified female instructor. Classes run every Thursday morning and are £5.50 for each 45 minute session.
Event organiser: GINA WILSON

Today @ 10:00

Prime Time Club (St. Andrew's 9 Holmes Lane, Rustington )

Come to our clubs and have fun with friends, keep active and enjoy a range of activities and classes! We meet every Thursday. Light lunches are available. Contact 01903 792050 for more information.
Event organiser: Age UK West Sussex

Today @ 10:30 to 11:30

Move it or Lose it (Ferring Sea Scout Hut, Meadow Way, Ferring, BN12 5LD)

Gentle chair-based Exercise for flexibility, strength & balance followed by coffee and chat.
Event organiser: Move it or Lose it Arun & Adur

Today @ 10:30 to 11:30

Stay Steady (50 Ferring Street, Ferring, BN12 5JP)

Stay Steady, our chair-based exercise class runs every Thursday in our new offices. Classes aim to improve strength, balance and coordination. Classes are every Thursday and are £4 per session. Anyone welcome!
Event organiser: Abbeyfield Ferring

Today @ 11:00 to 12:00

Silver Songs (Catholic church hall, Vermont Drive, East Preston BN16 1JU)

Come and sing along to old favourites and share a tea/coffee/chat. All are welcome. A good voice is not necessary. There is a retiring collection for Chestnut Tree House, Children's Hospice.
Event organiser: John Scott Cree

Today @ 18:00 to 19:00

Swim like a Mermaid With South Coast Mermaids (Arundel Lido)

Live out your dreams of swimming like a Mermaid with South Coast Mermaids. Please contact Anna for details and to book. Email southcoastmermaids@gmail.com
Event organiser: Anna

Today @ 19:15

Woolbeding Gardens (Methodist Church Hall Claigmar Road Rustington )

Paul Gallivanting will give a talk about Woolbeding Gardens for West Sussex Horticultural Club. Visitors and new members are always very welcome. Membership is £20 per year or visitor's fee £3.50 at the door (refundable on joining). Contact Sue Phillips on 01903 782030.
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Today @ 19:30

Ferring Gardening Club (Ferring Village Hall)

This month we welcome back Steve Bradley who will be talking about "Chemical Free Gardening", a subject we should all be considering. New members and visitors most welcome. Further details from Angela Davis on 01903 243991.
Event organiser: Jim Gray

Friday 3 April 2020 - 18:00 to 19:00

Adults Back to Swim Course with Arun Wellbeing Course 2 (Arundel Lido)

Spaces for Adults Back to Swim Course are limited, so please contact Lauren Dunn on 01903 737945 for more information.
Event organiser: Lauren Dunn

Friday 3 April 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00

SUP Yoga with Faye (Arundel Lido main pool)

Faye gives two one-hour sessions of SUP Yoga. To book, please email Faye: supyogauk@yahoo.com
Event organiser: Faye Brunning

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 08:45 to 09:30

Boot Camp (Arundel Lido)

Boot Camp takes place every Saturday throughout the summer, until September.
Event organiser: Peak Performance Sussex

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 09:00

Ferring Village Hall AGM (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Village Hall is holding its AGM. It’s open to the public so if you’re interested in the village hall and want to support it, do go along. Visit www.ferringvillagehall.org.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Ferring Village Hall

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 09:30 to 15:00

Hot Cross Buns (Patching )

Join me for a day of bread baking featuring the classic hot cross bun. We’ll also make wholemeal loaves and mini loaves, pitta bread and focaccia.
We use my regular oven so it’s straightforward to recreate in your kitchen. With only two or three people at a time the experience is really personal.
£75 per person including coffee and cake and lunch and all the bread you bake you get to take home. Gift vouchers available. To book your place or talk about alternative dates, call 01903 871683.
Event organiser: Baking at Sue’s House

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

Littlehampton Town Artisan Market (Littlehampton High Street)

Artists, local producers and creators, artisan craft makers, antiques, antiquarian books, busking, performance and all the colourful characters which make up the local coastline and downlands around us along the South Coast. We will be very open and keen for buskers and performers to grace our High Street with a kaleidoscope of entertainment. A chance for locals and visitors alike to gain a fresh understanding of the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town. Visit https://www.facebook.com/LittlehamptonArtisan/
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

Craft Fair (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

A delightful selection of locally made handcrafted items and original gifts will be available at the East Preston Festival Committee’s Spring Craft Fair. There will also be a café set up throughout the day, serving homemade cakes, pastries, coffee, tea and soft drinks, and a raffle. Admission is by donation to festival funds.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

Spring Fayre (Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Worthing & District Cats Protection

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 10:30

Creation and Origins (Angmering Baptist Church)

Biblical Creation affirms God created the universe and established laws to keep us from harm. Evolutionary belief has accelerated the world’s moral decay as man rebels and sets his own fallible, changeable laws. Today’s presentation is a chilling look at the social consequences of Darwin’s theory. Features 14 scholars, scientists and authors. (60 mins)
There is also an investigation into the promotion of transgender ideology in our schools. Experts in Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology and Psychology are asked what determines our biological gender and can it really be changed? The claims of Transgenderism are then evaluated accordingly. (25 mins). All are welcome and there is no charge.
Event organiser: David Barnes

Saturday 4 April 2020 - 10:30 to 12:00

Climate Emergency Forum (Friends Meeting House, Church Street, Littlehampton)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Littlehampton Quakers

Sunday 5 April 2020 - 09:30 to 12:00

BLUEVIEW Open Studio (1 The Strand, Ferring)

BLUEVIEW Art Studio is now open for the 2019 season every Sunday from until 29th September. Pop in or call to arrange an alternative visit outside of the opening times. There will be local original and handmade art, including postcards and greeting cards.
Event organiser: Cathy Verney

Sunday 5 April 2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. It's suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run. ​
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Sunday 5 April 2020 - 14:30 to 17:00

Littlehampton Concert Band Present Springtime in Paris (Alexandra Theatre, The Regis Centre, Belmont Street, Bognor Regis. PO21 1BL)

The Littlehampton Concert Band will be returning to the Alexandra Theatre to perform their annual Springtime celebration concert. This year’s show is Springtime in Paris and will have a distinctly French twist (ooh la-la!). The band will play music from popular shows including ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera’, plus there will be a wide variety of other types of music including big-band and classical numbers.
Come and say @Allo Allo' it promises to be a great afternoon’s entertainment so make sure you “can-can” join us. Visit http://www.littlehampton-concertband.co.uk/
Event organiser: Littlehampton Concert Band

Sunday 5 April 2020 - 14:30 to 17:00

High Salvington Windmill Open Afternoon (Furze Road, High Salvington, BN13 3AT)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: High Salvington Windmill

Sunday 5 April 2020 - 15:00 to 17:30

Studio Opening (The Strand, Ferring BN12 5QX)

Join us on Sunday 5th April for our 2020 Season Opening. Lots of new crafts, photography and Gift vouchers. Pop in for a drink and piece of cake, you’ll be in with a chance of winning an Easter egg. The studio will be open every Sunday afternoon till October, or contact Cathy for an appointment to view at blueviewartstudio@gmail.com
Event organiser: BLUEVIEW Art Studio

Monday 6 April 2020 to 17 April 2020

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party and Hunt (Ferring Country Centre, Ferring)

All through the school holidays and over Easter, Ferring Country Centre is holding an Alice in Wonderland tea party and a hunt around the farm. For more information, visit www.ferringcountrycentre.org
Event organiser: Ferring Country Centre

Monday 6 April 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

Artisan Market: Spring Into Life (Littlehampton High Street)

Now in its fourth year, the Artisan Market brings local producers, creators, and craft makers to the High Street. Expect to see busking, performance, live art and all the colourful characters that make up the local coastline and down lands around us along the South Coast. It’s a chance for locals and visitors to see the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Monday 6 April 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

Children’s Wipe Out Zone (Aldingbourne Country Centre, Blackmill Lane)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus epidemic
Event organiser: Aldingbourne Country Centre

Monday 6 April 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00

Tea at 2 (East Preston Library)

Tea at 2. Join us for a drink and biscuits. Drop in and say hello. Weekly on Mondays (except Bank Holidays) from 2.00pm to 3.00pm.
Event organiser: East Preston Library

Tuesday 7 April 2020

First Class Falconry Day (Aldingbourne Country Centre, Chichester)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus epidemic
Event organiser: Aldingbourne Country Centre

Tuesday 7 April 2020 - 10:30 to 12:00

Ladies Ten Pin Bowling (AMF Bowling, Worthing)

We are a group of ladies that play two games on Tuesday mornings, (except during school holidays). Entry is £7, which includes shoe hire. You do not need any experience. If you would like to come along and give it a try, please do! For more information, you can contact Cathy on 01903 368843 or 07981 363786. Don't be shy; give it a try!
Event organiser: Cathy Snoussi

Tuesday 7 April 2020 - 18:00 to 19:00

Adults Back to Swim Course with Arun Wellbeing Course 1 (Arundel Lido)

Spaces for the Adults Back to Swim Course are limited so please contact Lauren Dunn on 01903 737945 for more information.
Event organiser: Arun Wellbeing

Tuesday 7 April 2020 - 19:00

Worthing Camera Club Meeting (Quaker House, 34 Mill Road, Worthing)

Interested in photography? Join Worthing Camera Club at their weekly meetings, meet the club members and see if you like them.  16-18 year olds pay a reduced joining fee of £20 and £1 on the door and need to be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.worthingcameraclub.org.uk or find them on Facebook: Worthing Camera Club.
Event organiser: Worthing Camera Club

Tuesday 7 April 2020 - 19:30

Angmering Horticultural Club Meeting (King's Suite, Angmering Village Hall)

Neil Helyer will tell us about Integrated Pest Management Specialist at a local firm called Fargro, which is a long established and highly respected distributor of biocontrol of crop protection products to the horticultural industry. For more information about the club, visit angmeringhorticulture.co.uk
Event organiser: Angmering Horticultural Club

Wednesday 8 April 2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

Mewsbrook Park Easter Out and About Session (Mewsbrook Park, Littlehampton)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Wednesday 8 April 2020 - 14:00 to 15:30

Knit & Natter Group (East Preston Library, The Street, BN16 1JJ)

Every Wednesday, bring along your latest crafty projects to work on over a drink and a chat. Knitting, sewing, crochet, needlework etc. All crafts and abilities welcome. Bring a group of friends or come and meet some new ones. Children and grandchildren are welcome too in our friendly children’s library. Free to attend - just drop in! Contact East Preston Library on 01903 786118 for more information.
Event organiser: East Preston Library

Wednesday 8 April 2020 - 18:00 to 07:00

Pilates Class (Rustington)

Interested in trying Pilates? Come and join these weekly local classes. Booking is essential. Contact Rachael on 07506971817 to book in for an introductory session!
Event organiser: Lengthen Pilates

Thursday 9 April 2020

Rosemead Park Easter Out and About (Rosemead Park, Littlehampton)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Thursday 9 April 2020 - 14:30

Rustington Heritage Association meeting cancelled (-)

Following government advice during the coronavirus pandemic, the Rustington Heritage Association Annual General Meeting and talk scheduled for this date will not take place. The RHA intends to reschedule the business of the AGM at a later date when circumstances allow.
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Thursday 9 April 2020 - 19:15 to 21:15

Foraging, a talk by Gillian Edom (Coffee Lounge Rustington Methodist Church, claigmar Rd.)

CANCELLED due to Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Rustington Horticultural Association

Friday 10 April 2020

Tom's Talking Reptiles: Reptile Day (Aldingbourne Country Centre, Chichester)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Aldingbourne Country Centre

Friday 10 April 2020 - 10:00

Good Friday Walk of Witness (St Andrew’s Church, Holmes Lane, Rustington)

Churches Together in Rustington are organising a Good Friday Walk of Witness. Starting at St Andrew’s Church, and stopping briefly at St Peter and St Paul and Rustington Methodist Church for readings and prayers, the silent procession will gather by the Millennium Clock for a concluding service. All are welcome to join in and are invited for light refreshments afterwards at Rustington Methodist Church Hall.
Event organiser: Churches Together in Rustington

Friday 10 April 2020 - 18:45 to 21:15

'Judy' (Ferring Village Hall)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Ferring Film Society

Saturday 11 April 2020 - 12:00 to 15:00

Easter Kids Funday (Littlehampton High Street)

Hosted FREE activities for children include face painting, circus skills workshop, LOCA Arts Chalk Experience, fun musical games with Darren and a tap dancing tutorial with Lee Payne. Make and take free activities include craft making, cupcake decorating, card making, sand art pictures and sculpting with clay.
Children’s rides and amusements need to be paid for. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/LOCALittlehamptonArts/, call 01903 722666 or email loca@wotab.co.ukFor more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/LOCALittlehamptonArts/, call 01903 722666 or email loca@wotab.co.uk
Event organiser: LOCA & ADC

Tuesday 14 April 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00

Lecture: Mr John Mills (The Gordon Room, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing BN11 1HA)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Worthing Archaeological Society

Tuesday 14 April 2020 - 19:15 to 21:00

Aznavour, sa vie et ses chansons (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green BN16 4FU)

Charles Aznavour, un chanteur de charme par excellence, né en 1924 à Paris de deux réfugiés arméniens, ami d'Edith Piaf, acteur, philanthrope, diplomate, marié quatre fois, père de six enfants ... Venez regarder des extraits de films, écouter des extraits de chansons.
We are a friendly group of Francophiles and whatever your level of French you will fit in as we range from school French to French born and bred. A bientôt! £5 a visitor, refreshments available on the night.
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle supported by Alliance Française de Londres

Wednesday 15 April 2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

Southfields Easter Out and About Session (Southfields Jubilee Centre, Littlehampton)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Wednesday 15 April 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30

MNC Meeting: Arundel and Littlehampton (BizSpace Littlehampton)

Join the Mumpreneurs Networking Club for their next meeting. Don’t forget, your first meeting is free! Call 01903 866 466 for more information.
Event organiser: Mumpreneur Networking Club

Wednesday 15 April 2020 - 19:15

East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society AGM postponed (-)

The East Preston and Kingston Preservation Society is “pausing” its programme of meetings for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. It is following the advice of the World Health Organisation that small gatherings facilitate the transmission of the virus, so that its meetings could be a danger to health. The AGM scheduled for April 15 is therefore postponed, and Chris Horlock’s talk on “A Sussex Scrapbook” will not be given on that date.
Members will continue to receive Newsletters by email or post, and will be notified by post when the AGM and other meetings can be held. Details of future meetings will also be available in this magazine and on its website.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Thursday 16 April 2020 - 10:30 to 12:30

Eggs-citing Easter (Rustington Museum)

Rustington museum for an eggs-citing Easter and a morning of Easter crafts to take home and enjoy. All events are free and places can be booked by calling the museum on 01903 788478.
Event organiser: Rustington Museum

Thursday 16 April 2020 - 19:15 to 21:15

Sussex Family History Group Meeting (Chichester Room, Field Place, Durrington. BN13 1NP)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 17 April 2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly meeting (St Andrew's Church Hall, Ferring)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 17 April 2020 - 19:30 to 18 April 2020

Sacred Spaces (St Mary’s the Virgin Church, East Preston)

CANCELLED due to the coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: St Mary’s

Friday 17 April 2020 - 19:30 to 21:00

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing BN14 8DU)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Friday 17 April 2020 - 19:45 to 21:45

Angmering Green Women's Insititute (Angmering Village Hall)

Angmering Green W.I meet on the third Friday of the month at the village hall. In addition to our monthly meetings, there is also a craft group, walking group and book club and many members meet every month for a coffee catch up. The speaker for the April meeting is Joyce Meader who will be presenting 'The Historic Knit'. New members welcome. For more information, contact Anna Caughlin on 01903 775033.
Event organiser: bridget kearns

Saturday 18 April 2020 - 09:30 to 15:00

Sourdough bread baking (Patching)

Join me for a day of sourdough bread baking in my country kitchen. I’ll show you how to make four different types of bread in a day: a crusty white loaf, mini wholemeal loaves, an olive fougasse and a multigrain and rye loaf (which you take home to bake). You’ll also take home your own jar of ‘starter’ so you can continue baking without yeast.
We use my regular oven, so it’s straightforward to recreate in your kitchen. With only two or three people at a time the experience is really personal.
£75 per person including coffee and cake, lunch and all the bread you bake, you get to take home. Gift vouchers available. To book your place or talk about alternative dates call 01903 871683
Event organiser: Baking at Sue’s House

Saturday 18 April 2020 - 12:00 to 15:00

An Afternoon with Basquiat. (Evans Garden Courtyard Arcade Rd Littlehampton)

Art historian and lecturer Steve Carroll will give an interactive talk on the artist, followed by the opportunity to create a similar to the artist’s piece of art for the art enthusiast to keep. Tickets are £25 per person for the 3-hour talk and create. Call 01903 722666 or email loca@wotab.co.uk
Event organiser: LOCA

Saturday 18 April 2020 - 19:30 to 22:00

Jesus Christ Superstar (St James the Great Church, East Ham Road, Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus pandemic
Event organiser: Edwin James Festival Choir

Sunday 19 April 2020 - 14:30 to 17:00

High Salvington Windmill Open afternoon (Furze Road, High Salvington BN13 3AT)

Open afternoon at the mill. Tours, teas and terrific cakes.Come for High Salvington Windmill's open afternoon. There will be teas, tours, and terrific cakes.
Event organiser: High Salvington windmill

Monday 20 April 2020 - 14:00

Rustington WI Meeting (Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

For Rustington WI’s April meeting, Ben Cross will be giving a talk on ‘British Alstromeira and the British Cut Flower Industry’. All meetings take place at The Woodlands Centre at 2pm on the third Monday of each month, excluding August.
Event organiser: Rustington WI

Tuesday 21 April 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00

The First Brexit (Rustington Museum)

) Britain was not always and island. Robert Turner will take us on a journey through our island’s history, how we first split from Europe and the impact this had. All events are free and places can be booked by calling the museum on 01903 788478 or emailing museum@rustingtonpc.org.
Event organiser: Rustington Museum

Wednesday 22 April 2020 - 14:00 to 17:00

Willow Green Patient Participation Group (WGPPG) Meeting (Samuel Wickens Centre (Waitrose Car Park Rustington))

We have invited Sally Holmes, a First Responder to speak at our April meeting. She will demonstrate the use of a defibrillator and resuscitation technique. Refreshments will follow the talk with the opportunity to hear what WGPPG has been doing on behalf of patients. All Willow Green patients are welcome. Email willowgreenppg@gmail.com for more information.
Event organiser: Sonia Jacob


April 2020