December 2018

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Today @ 16:45 to 31 December 2018 17:45

Chair Yoga Courses (St Andrews Church Centre, Church Lane, Ferring)

Come and try out these gentle seated stretches to ease stiffness, aches and pains in muscles and joints. Breathing exercises will calm, refresh, energize and strengthen you. The blissful guided relaxations will help you find inner peace. 6 week ongoing courses cost £33.Come along for a class to see if it is for you £5.50. A warm welcome awaits you. I have been serving Ferring for five years. I am fully registered and insured. Please call me, Janette, on 01903 216492, 07904130446 or email jrelaxmb@yahoo.co.uk
Event organiser: Janette Mind and Body Connections

Today to 22 December 2018

When I Have Done My Bit (Littlehampton Museum)

As part of the nationwide commemoration of the end of the First World War, Littlehampton Museum is holding a special exhibition. The display explores how the people of Littlehampton fared in the final years of the war, the struggles they faced and the changes all around them. It also looks at Armistice Day and remembers the Peace Day celebrations of the 19th July 1919, where the whole town took part in a day of festivities. The exhibition includes original documents and items from the museum's collection, alongside fascinating loans from the Royal Sussex Regiment Museum. Call 01903 738100, email: museum@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk or visit www.littlehamptonmuseum.co.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Today to 22 December 2018

An Exhibition of Paintings by Jill Nolan (Littlehampton Museum)

Littlehampton Museum’s Butterworth Gallery is hosting a vibrant collection of paintings by local artist Jill Nolan. Her preferred medium is watercolour and she takes inspiration from many different sources, such as the African Room in the British Museum and the work of French post-impressionist painter Henri Rousseau. All pieces in Jill’s exhibition are for sale, so if you are looking for a unique Christmas gift, the Butterworth Gallery is the place to visit! For Call 01903 738100, email: museum@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk or visit www.littlehamptonmuseum.co.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Today to 24 February 2019

Worthing Ice Rink (Steyne Gardens, Worthing)

The fully covered ice rink ensures fun whatever the weather. There will be special sessions during off peak times for younger children (under four years) to have a go when the ice is quiet. All ages over four years are welcome to skate, no matter the level of ability. There is a café offering hot drinks and snacks so skaters and non-skaters alike can enjoy the atmosphere in the warmth of the giant marquee. Visit http://worthingicerink.com/wp/ for more information.
Event organiser: Worthing Ice Rink

Today to 1 January 2019

Aladdin: the Pantomime (Pavillion Theatre, Worthing)

With an all-star cast to be announced, join us on a magic carpet ride that’s full of your favourite songs, dazzling costumes and special panto traditions. With our pantomimes selling out faster every year, there’s never been a better time to book. It’s the biggest family adventure of the year. For more information, visit worthingtheatres.co.uk/show/aladdin-the-pantomime/
Event organiser: Worthing Theatres

Today @ 10:00 to 22 December 2018 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

Today to 23 December 2018

Santa’s Grotto (Arundel Museum, Mill Road)

Santa returns to Arundel. Visit him in his traditional Grotto on December Weekends and during Arundel by Candlelight: Friday 7th December 4pm to 7.30pm, Saturday 8th December 12.30pm to 5.30pm, Saturday 15th December 10am to 4pm, Sunday 9th / Sunday 16th / Saturday 22nd /Sunday 23rd 12pm to 4pm. Entry is £4 per child or £7 for two. Visit www.arundelmuseum.org for more information.
Event organiser: Arundel Museum

Today to 29 December 2018

Wick Village Santa Festival (Wick Village)

Ho-Ho-Ho, it's Christmas! This holiday season, Wick Village will be celebrating Christmas with a free family-friendly Santa festival. Residents and businesses are busy creating their very own handmade Santas, which will be on display throughout the village. Pick up a map from the Wick Information Centre and follow the route to see how many Santa's you can find. For more information, visit www.wickvillage.com
Event organiser: Wick Parish Council

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 @ 10:30 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

Friday 14 December 2018

December Wear it Festive (Various)

Raise money for St Barnabas House by joining their festive fundraiser. This year, anything goes, from simple seasonal socks to outrageous festive frocks. Local businesses, schools and individuals are being invited to hold an event and fundraise to support the vital hospice care services provided by St Barnabas over the festive period. Whether you get together with colleagues to don your Christmas knits for a small donation, encourage your child’s nursery or school to spend a day in Santa hats, or host a festive dinner party, it couldn’t be easier or more fun to get involved. Register to take part and receive a free fundraising pack at www.stbh.org.uk/wearitfestive or call 01903 254777.
Event organiser: St Barnabas House

Friday 14 December 2018 - 19:30 to 21:00

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing. BN148DU)

Join us at our Christmas members meeting. There will be a talk by David Bone, WSGS: 'A brief Geology of Easter Island' followed by questions and festive food. There will also be a raffle!
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Friday 14 December 2018 - 19:30 to 15 December 2018 15:00

Christmas Winter Wonderland Concert - “Glitz and Glamour” (St James the Great Church,East Ham Road,Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

The Choir presents their Christmas concert with glitz and glamour.
Doors open at 6.45pm and the performance commences at 7.30pm on the 14th December (the concert is in aid of choir funds) and doors open at 2.15pm for a 3pm performance on the 15th. (The cconcert supports St Wilfrid's, St Barnabas and Chestnut Tree House hospices).
For tickets, contact the Box Office, Chris Allen, on 01243 582330. Tickets are £10 for adults and £4 for children. Email: edwinjamesfestivalchoir@gmail.com or visit www.edwinjamesfestivalchoir.co.uk
Event organiser: Edwin James Festival Choir

Saturday 15 December 2018

Ferring Christmas Celebrations (Village Green, Ferring)

The Annual Light Switch On and Craft Fair will be held on and the Parish Council can promise that it will be an event not to be missed! Save your Christmas Shopping for the Fair and prepare to be amazed.
Event organiser: Ferring Parish Council

Saturday 15 December 2018 - 08:30 to 09:15

Saturday Bootcamp Ferring (Glebelands Centre, Greystoke Road, Ferring, BN12 5JL)

Join Total Fitness Experts for a morning indoor bootcamp in Ferring. The bootcamp varies weekly to keep it interesting, but the outcome will always be the same: to burn calories and strengthen muscles. This class is suitable for everyone, but you must be aged 16 upwards. This is a judgement-free zone for men and women, so everyone is invited. Entry is £7.50 per class.
Event organiser: Total Fitness Experts

Saturday 15 December 2018 - 10:30 to 16 December 2018 16:00

Santa Special Trains (Norfolk Gardens to Mewsbrook Park, Littlehampton)

Come and visit Father Christmas in his grotto at Mewsbrook Park. Children will receive a present and adults will be served a mince pie and mulled wine or tea/coffee. The Santa service is a return trip from Norfolk Gardens to Mewsbrook Park (where Santa and his grotto will be based). Tickets are £5 for adults and £8 for children. Advance bookings only through: www.littlehamptonminiaturerailway.com
Event organiser: Littlehampton Miniature Railway

Saturday 15 December 2018 - 11:00

Ferring Tree Dressing (Village Green, Ferring)

Local groups and societies meet for the 4th annual "Dressing of the Trees" on the village green ready for Christmas, after warming refreshments in the library. Details are available from Norma Cummings: 503886.
Event organiser: Norma Cummings

Saturday 15 December 2018 - 16:30 to 18:30

Christmas Fayre (Ferring Village Green)

Come and join us for our Christmas Fayre. There will be entertainment and carols from 4.45pm and the Christmas lights ‘switch on’ will take place at 5.30pm. Visit www.ferringparishcouncil.org.uk/ for more information.
Event organiser: Ferring Parish Council

Saturday 15 December 2018 - 18:30 to 21:30

A Choral Christmas (Angmering School)

This year, Angmering Chorale celebrates Christmas with a special concert, which features an exciting new work by young British composer Alexander L'Estrange, called simply WASSAIL! The Chorale will be joined on this occasion by Patcham Silver Band, along with choirs from St Philip Howard School, Rustington School and Angmering School, with Alison Manton at the piano. There will be plenty of scope for audience participation in this and traditional carols, and the concert will be conducted by Chorale MD George Jones and Patcham MD James Benka-Coker. Tickets are £7 and are available from the Chorale box office on 01243 554501 and at the door
Event organiser: Angmering Chorale

Saturday 15 December 2018 - 19:30 to 22:00

Community Carol Concert (Village Memorial Hall, The Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB)

The parish council will be hosting a special evening of festive music and fun at the Community Carol Concert. Entry is free, as are refreshments and the Grand Lucky Programme Draw. A very exciting evening is, as always, being arranged with performances by the Littlehampton Concert Band, the Sussex West County Guide Choir and the Friendship Singers, not forgetting the always-popular community carol singing. The concert is always a much-in-demand event, and it is anticipated that this year will be no exception. Entry, as always, will be strictly on a first come, first serve basis.
Event organiser: Rustington Parish Council

Sunday 16 December 2018 - 09:00 to 11:00

Breakfast with Santa (Guild Care Centre, Methold House, Worthing, BN11 1DU)

Guild Care are offering you and your family the chance to meet Santa and enjoy a delicious pastry and pancake breakfast. All of the money raised will support local children and adults in need. As well as meeting Santa, children can decorate their pancakes, make their own Christmas decorations, and have their faces painted. The entry price of just £7 per child includes the above activities, breakfast, and a gift from Santa, whilst parents can enjoy food and a hot beverage for £3. Free parking will be available on site as well as in the streets surrounding Methold House. If you have any dietary requirements or queries, please contact Guild Care’s Fundraising Team on 01903 528613 or email fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Monday 17 December 2018

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

The Barnaby family circus, run by Ma Barnaby her son Barney and daughter Goldilocks, is visiting the village of Tumbledown and are welcomed by the local villagers and Town Mayor. Visit http://lmcs.productions/ for more information.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Players Operatic Society

Monday 17 December 2018 - 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

Monday 17 December 2018 - 19:30 to 21:00

Barn Choir Christmas Concert (St Joseph's Convent Chapel, East Street, Littlehampton)

Carols for choir and audience will be performed in the beautiful St Joseph's Convent Chapel. Please come along to this joyful celebration of Christmas music, directed by David Rudling. Admission is free. There will be a retiring collection for The Sisters' Missions. Refreshments will be served after the concert.
Event organiser: Alison Rudling

Tuesday 18 December 2018 - 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 18 December 2018 - 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 18 December 2018 - 19:30 to 21:30

Christmas Celebrations (Emmanuel URC St Michael's Rd, Worthing BN11 4SD)

Join us for a memorable evening of Christmas music and enjoy your favourite carols, with special guest soloist Julie Le Manquis.
Tickets cost £10 for an adult and £3 for children. For tickets, please ring 01903 238792. Doors open at 7pm.
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Wednesday 19 December 2018 - 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 19 December 2018 - 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 20 December 2018 - 14:30

Musical afternoon (English Martyrs Barn, Goring)

An afternoon of seasonal music by accordionists Shirley and Bill Vareen.
Event organiser: June Cooper

Thursday 20 December 2018 - 18:30

Carols in the Stable (Ferring Country Centre, Rife Way, Ferring)

Join us for all your favourite Christmas Carols. Accompanied by Angmering Chorale and Southdowns Concert Band. There will be festive refreshments available. Carols in the stables will be in our indoor riding school. Please remember to wear warm clothing. Parking limited to blue badge holders only.
Event organiser: Ferring Country Centre

Thursday 20 December 2018 - 19:30 to 21:30

Christmas Celebrations (The Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing)

Join us for a memorable evening of Christmas music and enjoy your favourite carols, with special guests Worthing Steel Pan Band.
Tickets cost £10 for an adult and £3 for children. For tickets, please ring 01903 238792. Doors open at 7pm.
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Saturday 22 December 2018 - 21:00

Liquid Logic Live Music - Free Admission (RBL Social Club,Sea Road, East Preston, BN16 1JL)

Liquid Logic play an evening of favourite hits of the last few years.
Good music with a sensibly priced bar makes this a great event. Entry is free. Not a member of the Royal British Legion Social Club yet? Come along and see for yourself what the club is all about!
Event organiser: Royal British Legion Social Club

Sunday 23 December 2018 - 18:30

Carols by Candle light (Angmering Baptist Church)

Come with the whole family and enjoy a candlelight service. There will be singing, carols etc.
Event organiser: Angmering Baptist Church

Friday 28 December 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00

Angmering With Love Meeting (Hobbycraft, Angmering)

If you can knit, sew, or crochet, have time on your hands and would like to do something to help the local community, then go along to Angmering With Love’s next meeting and craft for the community. Please either join the Angmering Made With Love Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/angmeringmwl/, or email Vivienne at vivienne_dacosta@hotmail.com
Event organiser: Angmering With Love

Today @ 19:00 to 22 December 2018 23:30

Christmas party nights at The Seahorse Cafe (The Seahorse Cafe East Preston)

Party nights on 7/8 Dec, 14/15 Dec, 21/22 Dec.
Please come into the cafe or see our Facebook Page for more details of our party nights.
Event organiser: The Seahorse Cafe East Preston


December 2018