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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 @ 10:00 to 3 March 2019 16:00

Paul Winner Art Exhibition (Mill Road, Arundel, BN18 9PA)

Paul Winner carries his sketching materials and watercolours wherever he goes and has amassed an extraordinary collection of sketchbooks, paintings, drawings and prints, chronicling the places he has visited and the personalities he has encountered. Entry is free and donations are welcome. For more information, phone 01903 885866, email office@arundelmuseum.org or visit www.arundelmuseum.org
Event organiser: Arundel Museum

MARCH 2019

Wednesday 13 March 2019 to 16 March 2019

The Play of the Silver Sword (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

The Silver Sword tells of the epic tale of four children who trek across Europe, from Poland to Switzerland, in search of their parents after the Second World War. This adaptation transforms Ian Serraillier’s exciting novel into an effective and moving drama. Visit www.rustingtonplayers.org.uk for more details.
Event organiser: Rustington Players

Wednesday 13 March 2019 - 14:00

Monthly Meeting, Ferring Afternoon W.I. (Ferring Village Hall)

Join us for a cup of tea at our monthly meeting. Interesting speakers and a warm welcome awaits.
Event organiser: Ferring Afternoon W.I.

Wednesday 13 March 2019 - 14:30 to 16 March 2019 19:30

Bad Girls The Musical (Pavilion Theatre Worthing)

Based on the TV series, Bad Girls is a wildly entertaining show that tackles all the gritty subjects required to bring the drama series to the stage. Great songs including the perils of being 'banged up without the bang'! Contact Sally McDonald WMTC Ticket Secretary on 01903 248219 or email salliam1@uwclub.net for more information and tickets.
Event organiser: Worthing Musical Theatre Co

Thursday 14 March 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Shoreham Fort – an Illustrated Talk by Gary Baines (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

Shoreham Fort was built in 1857 by Prime Minister Lord Palmerston as part of the south coast defences against a potential French threat. The fort was manned for almost fifty years and continued in use after that. Gary Baines is the Founder and Chairman of the Friends of Shoreham Fort, a group of volunteers who work to restore and maintain this historic building. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Thursday 14 March 2019 - 19:15

Evening Meeting (the coffee lounge. Methodist Church, Claigmar Road, rustington)

The topic for this month's meeting of Rustington Horticultural Association is 'Growing and Showing Dahlias', with speakers Alan and Carol Humphries. Entry is £2, including tea or coffee. Open to members and non-members.
Event organiser: Rustington Horticultural Association

Friday 15 March 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

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

The West Sussex Geological Society present a talk by Professor Lidunka Vocadlo about 'The Earth's Core'. This is followed by questions and refreshments. We also have a full programme of field trips. More details are available on www.wsgs.org.uk
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 16 March 2019 - 10:00

Wonder of DNA (Angmering Baptist Church)

DNA bears the stamp of being designed by God. DNA includes hidden codes, regulatory information (once considered 'junk' DNA) and epigenetic information that consists of chemical markers that affect the expression of DNA. This is a video presentation by Dr Georgia Purdom.
Event organiser: Rev David Barnes

Saturday 16 March 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Rustington In Bloom Coffee and Cake Morning (Samuel Wickens Centre (in Waitrose car park) Rustington)

Come and join us for coffee and cake in the new Samuel Wickens Centre and chat with some of our volunteers. There is also an opportunity to hear and see how to operate the public use Defibrillators situated within the village. These sessions will be at 10am and 11am.
Event organiser: Rustington In Bloom

Saturday 16 March 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Rustington Residents Association (Rustington Methodist Church Hall, Claigmar Road)

Rustington Residents Association is to hold its 2019 Annual General Meeting. This is to be followed by a talk given by PCSO Moorey regarding Scams and Frauds. All are welcome. Entrance is free. Refreshments will be served.
Event organiser: Brenda Bennett

Saturday 16 March 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching a professional demonstrator create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. Tea and cakes are available and the professionally arranged flowers are raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed, no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Please note that we have moved to our new venue - St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Saturday 16 March 2019 - 14:30

Ferring Horticultural Society (Ferring Village Hall)

Come and enjoy the wonderful colours of spring at our Spring Flower Show. Admission is 50p for non-members and free for children. Exhibits include spring flowers and shrubs, flower arrangements and home crafts. Teas and homemade cakes are available. Presentations take place at 4pm. Visitors are very welcome. For further details, please contact Brian Rolfe on 01903 243513.
Event organiser: James Gray

Monday 18 March 2019 - 14:00

Rustington WI Meeting (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

Rustington WI for a talk called ‘Out on a Limb’, by Lesley Baker. Call Jenny Everett on 01903 784047 if you would like more information.
Event organiser: Rustington WI

Wednesday 20 March 2019 to 23 March 2019

No Sex Please—We’re British (Ferring Village Hall, Ferring)

No Sex Please—We’re British, written by Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot and directed by Clare-Louise Wright, is FADS’ March production. This riotous comic farce notched up a staggeringly successful 16-year run in the West End. Peter and Frances could reasonably expect to look forward to a calm, happy start to their married life together. Owing to an unfortunate mistake, however, they find themselves inundated with pornographic material from the Scandinavian Import Company. Senior bank officials, Peter’s snobbish mother and a prim, respectable bank cashier become inextricably entangled in the rumbustious events that follow. Visit http://ferring-drama.org.uk/ for more details.
Event organiser: FADS 

Wednesday 20 March 2019 - 14:30

Gardeners Question Time (Angmering Village Hall)

Join Angmering Village W.I. for 'Gardeners Question Time' with Michael Harwood from Ferring Nurseries, plus our birthday tea.
Come and meet us; you would be most welcome.
Event organiser: Angmering Village W.I.

Wednesday 20 March 2019 - 19:00

Friends of ST Mary's AGM + Talk (Spire Room, St Mary's Church, East Preston)

A short AGM of the Friends of St. Mary's followed by a talk by Suzanne Evans of the Arundel Museum entitled "Digging in the Archives", including samples of artefacts from the museum.
It should be a very interesting local presentation .
All welcome. No charge. Tea and coffee provided.
Any questions please phone Malcolm McLelland on 01903 412961.
Event organiser: Friends of St Mary's, East Preston

Thursday 21 March 2019 - 14:30

Afternoon Talk: 'My Life as a Tiller Girl' (English Martyrs Barn, Goring)

Lilian Holdsworth, ex Tiller Girl, talks on her days as a Tiller Girl and her later years as a fitness and dance instructor.
Event organiser: June Cooper

Thursday 21 March 2019 - 19:15

British Alstroemarias (Methodist Church Hall Claigmar Road Rustington)

We welcome Ben Cross from Crosslands Flower Nursery to speak on 'British Alstroemerias and the UK Cut-Flower Industry'. Visitors and new members are always very welcome. Membership is £20 per year or visitors' fee is £3.50 at the door (refundable on joining). Contact Sue Phillips: 01903 782030
Event organiser: West Suessex Horticultural Club

Thursday 21 March 2019 - 19:30

Sussex Family History Group (Field Place, Durrington)

The Worthing Meeting Centre of the Sussex Family History Group meets on the third Thursday of each month in the Chichester Room, Field Place Manor House. Members and visitors are welcome. This month, we have Philip MacDougall giving a talk on 'Chips, Strong Beer and Low Pay - Building Ships for the Navy'. Do come and join us. Visit www.sfhg.org.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 22 March 2019

Worthing Portrait Artist of the Year (St Paul’s Worthing)

St. Paul’s Worthing is hosting their second portrait Competition. It’s open to all artists 18 and over. Entry is free. Visit https://stpaulsworthing.co.uk/
Event organiser: St Paul’s Worthing

Friday 22 March 2019 - 19:30

First Band, First Song: The Beginnings of David Bowie (St Margaret's Church, Angmering)

Reverend Alan Dodds has an amazing story to tell. He started David Bowie’s first band, The Konrads, and wrote Bowie’s first recorded song in 1963, the tape of which recently sold at auction for £40,000! He is coming to St Margaret’s and will share his experience through the performance of rock ’n’ roll covers, photos of Bowie and the band, stories, inside information and a Q&A session. As part of the emerging UK music scene in the early 60s, he was influenced by jazz, blues and skiffle; he will bring this era to life explaining key developments that changed the course of musical history. Full details of this event and how to book are on the St Margaret’s church website: www.stmargaretsangmering.church
Event organiser: Chris Harris

Saturday 23 March 2019 - 09:30 to 12:00

Public Meeting (NHS issues) (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton, BN17 5LH)

Come along to our 3rd public meeting to learn about the latest NHS issues in Rustington, East Preston, Angmering and Littlehampton (REAL), including:
The launch of GP "On the Day" extended access service.
An update on the Littlehampton site development plans.
There will be two Question & Answer sessions during the morning. For more details contact realpatientsgroup@gmail.com
Event organiser: R.E.A.L.

Saturday 23 March 2019 - 10:00

Noah's Flood: Washing Away Millions of Years (Angmering Baptist Church)

Dr Terry Mortenson explores the dimensions of Noah's Ark as described in Genesis and how the animals could have fitted on. You will also see scientific geological evidence today for a global catastrophic flood.
Event organiser: Rev David Barnes

Saturday 23 March 2019 - 14:00

Spring Flower Show (The Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Ave, Rustington)

Join Rustington Horticultural Association for their spring flower show. There will be floral classes, including floral art, vegetables, plus craft, cookery, photography, art and woodwork. There will also be a children's young gardener and photography section. Homemade cakes to enjoy with a hot drink will be available, as well as a raffle, tombola and a plant sale stall. Admission is £1 for non-members and 50p members; children get in for free. For information on how to enter classes, please contact the secretary on 01903 721930.
Event organiser: Rustington Horticultural Association

Saturday 23 March 2019 - 19:30 to 22:00

The Glory of Venice (Arundel Cathedral)

After a London performance of contemporary British composers Jenkins and Chilcott in the Brandenburg Choral Festival, Angmering Chorale’s Spring Concert 'The Glory of Venice' will feature two Baroque composers: Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741) and Tomaso Albinoni (1671 – 1751).

Vivaldi Is famed for his sacred choral works, his supreme 'Gloria', 'Magnificat' and 'Dixit Dominus', all three being performed by Angmering Chorale and the Sinfonia of Arun in Arundel’s beautiful Cathedral.

Albinoni is best remembered for his ‘Adagio for Strings’. This beautiful and emotional piece has been used to accompany films, which almost certainly guarantees its popularity! The Sinfonia of Arun, led by Robin Morrish, will also perform the Concerto for two Oboes in C.

Angmering Chorale and the Sinfonia of Arun are proud to bring such a rich musical heritage to Arundel. Under their musical directors George Jones and Robin Morrish, along with fine professional soloists, they will indeed transport The Glory of Venice to this fair town. For more details and online ticket purchases please visit www.theangmeringchorale.org.uk
Event organiser: Angmering Chorale

Sunday 24 March 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty Fairs Spring Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Sunday 24 March 2019 - 10:30 to 12:30

East Preston Spring Clean (Warren Recreation Ground Car Park)

East Preston Spring Clean - A new event as part of the Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean Month (22nd March - 23rd April 2019).

To tidy up the village with a giant volunteer litter pick, encouraging residents to take pride in where they live. This will hopefully make people more aware of the blight of litter, leading to more regular litter picks and community action.

We would also like to launch an Adopt-a-Street Initiative. The aim is to fight the litter-dropping across our village by urging residents to take responsibility for litter-picking along their own road (or maybe a nearby footpath).
Event organiser: East Preston Parish Council / KEPT

Monday 25 March 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

EP Film (Conservative Hall, Sea Road) East Preston)

East Preston Film Society will be screening 'STAN and OLLIE'. Tickets are £6.00 each and will be on sale from 25th February at Just Because, Dizzy and Seaview Stores all in Sea Road. Raffle prizes kindly donated by local individuals and businesses. Refreshment kiosk organised by local teenager (Rachel). All proceeds from tickets, raffle and wine sales used to finance community projects. All film shows generously sponsored by East Preston Estate Agents - Cooper Adams
Event organiser: East Preston Film Society

Wednesday 27 March 2019 - 19:45 to 21:15

Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. Followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Friday 29 March 2019 - 14:30

Ferring Conservation Group Meeting (Ferring Village Hall)

At Ferring Conservation Group’s March meeting, Mike Russel will give a talk entitled ‘The Wonder of Migration’. Admission will be £2 for members and £3 for visitors, to include tea and biscuits. Visit www.ferringconservationgroup.co.uk
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group

Friday 29 March 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30

The Wonder of Migration (Village Hall, Ferring St, Ferring)

We welcome Mike Russell to our March meeting who will talk to us regarding the wonders of migration of the natural world and explore why birds migrate, how they navigate their way the thousands of miles from their breeding to wintering areas and what problems they face on that journey. Tricia Hall will follow with her Nature Notes and Ed Miller will conclude the meeting with news of any planning issues. Admission will be £3 for visitors and £2 for members, to include tea and biscuits.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group

Friday 29 March 2019 - 19:30

The Rat Pack: Frank, Sammy and Dean 21st Anniversary Tour (The Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

tage 4 Productions UK in association with John Howe Presentations Ltd present "A fabulous journey back to days of Vegas style and glamour... this production superbly recreates a unique chapter in Entertainment History" (John Judge - The Daily Telegraph). The star studded cast of the UK's original and longest running Rat Pack show have achieved many accolades and awards after appearances worldwide, including seasons in The West End, A Royal Command Performance and numerous TV shows including Strictly Come Dancing for the BBC last year. The show also had the honour of being voted the Number 1 Tribute Show by The Agents Association of Great Britain at the National Tribute Awards. These supremely talented cast members include: Des Coleman (Lenny from Eastenders) as Sammy Davis Jnr, Paul Drakeley (Inside Out) as Dean Martin and Ol' Blue Eyes himself in the shape of one of the world's greatest Sinatra interpreters David Alacey (Lovejoy). David's acclaimed portrayal of Frank Sinatra has been described as "Too close for Comfort" by The Sinatra Estate and Las Vegas Legend and original Rat Pack member Buddy Greco claimed that David "Really is Sinatra - it's frightening!" Now celebrating its 21st record breaking year, The Rat Pack is most definitely back and doing it their way! To book tickets please call 01903 249912. Tickets are £18 each.
Event organiser: Stage 4 Productions UK

Saturday 30 March 2019 - 10:00

Echoes of the Jurassic (Angmering Baptist Church)

This is a documentary exploring recent discoveries of soft pliable tissue remaining in dinosaur bones. This is not possible if dinosaurs existed millions of years ago. These discoveries furnish powerful evidence against gradual uniformitarianism and support catastrophic geological history.
Event organiser: Rev David Barnes

Saturday 30 March 2019 - 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 home-made cakes, pastries, coffee, tea and soft drinks, and a raffle. Admission by donation to Festival Funds.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Saturday 30 March 2019 - 11:00

Jurassic Prank (Angmering Baptist Church)

This is a family presentation about dinosaurs. Dr Tommy Mitchell asks how we reconcile the Bible with dinosaurs and also asks if they evolved into birds. He uses clips from 'Jurassic Park' to debunk many popular fallacies surrounding these creatures.
Event organiser: Rev David Barnes

Saturday 30 March 2019 - 14:30

A Portrait in Oils (Ferring Village Hall, Ferring)

Arun Art Society is hosting a demonstration of portrait in oils by local artist Tony Parsons. Tony is a professional artist based in the South-East. During the session, Paul will demonstrate how he paints a portrait using oils. Guests are welcome - the fee is £4 and is payable at the door. Refreshments are available and art books and materials will be on sale. For more information call Mark Juby 01903 243176.
Event organiser: Arun Art Society

Saturday 30 March 2019 - 19:30 to 21:45

Handel's Messiah (Arundel Cathedral)

Arun Choral Society perform Handel's Messiah in Arundel Cathedral, with The Sinfonia of Arun and Soloist from The Royal Academy of Music. Conducted by Mr Joe Paxton. For more information please visit our website: www.arunchoralsociety.co.uk
Audience tickets are £15 (£7.50 for under 18s) and are available from ACS Box Office on 01243 866469 or email boxoffice@arunchoralsociety.co.uk
Event organiser: The Arun Choral Society

Sunday 31 March 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

APRIL 2019

Tuesday 2 April 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

Worthing Antique, Arts and Collectors Club Meeting (Worthing Lecture Theatre (below main library))

Est in 1968, we are a small friendly club that meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Each month, we invite a guest speaker; our guest for April is architect Haydn Jones and the talk: 'Architecture Style Over Substance'. All are welcome to attend; entry for non-members £5 pp or why not join for only £30 pa. For more information, please call 07984403890 or email worthingantiqueclub@yahoo.co.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Antique, Arts and Collectors Club

Tuesday 2 April 2019 - 19:30

Growing for the Kitchen (King's Suite, Angmering Village Hall, Station Road)

For this meeting of Angmering Horticultural Club, Paul Patton, a popular speaker on gardening topics, will be giving a talk on ‘Growing for the Kitchen’. Visit http://angmeringhorticulture.co.uk/ for more information
Event organiser: Angmering Horticultural Club

Wednesday 3 April 2019 - 14:30 to 15:45

Israel Zangwill & Edith Ayrton – a talk by Shirley Zangwill (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Last November a blue plaque was unveiled at the former East Preston home of this married couple who a century ago were renowned as campaigners for votes for women, a Jewish homeland and world peace. Both were writers and Israel Zangwill was known as the Jewish Dickens for such novels as “Children of the Ghetto”, which achieved international success. This talk about the couple is presented by their daughter-in-law Shirley Zangwill. All are welcome. Entry by ticket only, price £3, available from the end of February from Just Because and Seaview Stores, both in Sea Road, East Preston.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society / West Sussex Jewish Community

Thursday 4 April 2019 - 19:15

Parks and Gardens of Bognor Regis (Methodist Church Hall Claigmar Road Rustington)

This evening Sylvia Endacott will be giving a talk on 'Parks and Gardens of Bognor Regis'. Visitors and new members are always very welcome. Membership is £20 per year or visitors' fee is £3.50 at the door (refundable on joining). Contact Sue Phillips 01903 782030
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Thursday 4 April 2019 - 19:30

Ferring Horticultural Society (Ferring Village Hall)

"Monet and His Garden at Giverny" is the topic for April's meeting, which will be given by Jennifer Carter. The competition is a vase of three daffodils/narcissus. Further details from Brian Rolfe on 01903 243513.
Event organiser: James Gray

Friday 5 April 2019 - 09:00 to 15:00

Guild Care's Clay Pigeon Shoot (Southdown Gun Club, Muntham Farm, Findon, BN14 0RQ)

Join Guild Care for a day of clay pigeon shooting at Southdown Gun Club. All funds raised will be used to help local children and adults in need. You can enter in teams of up to four people. It’s the perfect corporate day for your business or just a great excuse to get together with old friends! The event will start at 9am with a breakfast, safety briefing, warm-up, and full instructions. The first squad will then kick off at 10.30am. The event, which includes a break for lunch, will run until 3pm. Registration costs just £125 per player. This price includes all clays, cartridges, personal protective equipment, breakfast rolls on arrival, unlimited tea and coffee, and lunch. To book your tickets, please visit Guild Care’s website. If you have any queries, please call Guild Care's Fundraising Team on 01903 528613 or email fundraising fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Friday 5 April 2019 - 09:00 to 15:00

Clay Pigeon Shoot (Southdown Gun Club, Muntham Farm, Findon, BN14 0RQ)

Join Guild Care for a day of clay pigeon shooting at Southdown Gun Club. All funds raised will be used to help local children and adults in need. You can enter in teams of up to four people. It’s the perfect corporate day for your business or just a great excuse to get together with old friends! The event will start at 9am with a breakfast, safety briefing, warm-up, and full instructions. The first squad will then kick off at 10.30am. The event, which includes a break for lunch, will run until 3pm. Registration costs £125 per player. This price includes all clays, cartridges, personal protective equipment, breakfast rolls on arrival, unlimited tea and coffee, and lunch. Visit Guild Care’s website to book your tickets: https://www.guildcare.org/Event/clay-pigeon-shoot
If you have any queries, please call Guild Care’s Fundraising Team on 01903 528613 or email fundraising fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Saturday 6 April 2019 - 12:00 to 15:00

Grand Declutter Sale (Glebelands Community Centre)

There will loads of bargains at the sale. Entry is free. Tables are available at £10 each on a first come, first served basis. Come and make the most of your spring clean. For further details contact Ruth Sims: 0193 243212
Event organiser: Ruth Sims

Saturday 6 April 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

O My People (St George's Church, Chichester PO19 7AD)

St Richard Singers present ‘O My People’, including music by Bairstow, Rutter, Pallestrina, Bruckner, Gibbons, Duruflé, Stainer and Sanders. The conductor is Jake Barlow. Entry is £12, or £5 for students. Under 18s go in free.
Event organiser: St Richard Singers

Sunday 7 April 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Sunday 7 April 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

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

Tuesday 9 April 2019 - 19:15 to 20:45

Un Paris de Peintres et de Chansons (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green)

April's talk will be on Paris and various artists' treatment of the city: Cézanne's painting of the roofs of Paris, the Eiffel Tower as painted by Delaunay, each quartier having its own songs with even some streets having specific songs! We are a friendly group of people with French language skills ranging from those born in France to those with holiday French. The talk will be accompanied by visuals and also music. Entry is £4 a visitor. Drinks will be available on the night. Venez nombreux et à bientôt!
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle

Thursday 11 April 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Annual General Meeting of Rustington Heritage Association, plus a talk on The Aldingbourne Trust (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

The RHA AGM is followed by a talk by Nicki Clarke from The Aldingbourne Trust, which provides support and opportunities for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. The Trust provides on the job training, life skills coaching and community learning to help every adult with a learning disability to contribute to their community and to undertake paid jobs. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door)
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 12 April 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Friday 12 April 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

A free discussion of matters that concern current and future government. Outcomes of the discussion are used to advise the party about the opinions of members and the general public. Members and guests are welcome. Email westworthing@tory.org for more information.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Friday 12 April 2019 - 19:30 to 13 April 2019 19:30

The Edwin James Festival Choir – Musical “Their Scarves Were Red” (St James the Great Church,East Ham Road,Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

“Their Scarves Were Red” is a musical by Darren Vallier, presented by the choir on Friday 12th April and Saturday 13th April 2019.
The musical is a thought-provoking and moving tribute to those who died in the Hillsborough disaster of 1989, when 96 people lost their lives in a human crush during the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. Doors open at 6.45pm on both days and the performances will commence at 7.30pm. The concert on the 12th supports St Wilfrid's, St Barnabas and Chestnut Tree House hospices, while the 13th's is in aid of choir music funds. Email edwinjamesfestivalchoir@gmail.com, visit www.edwinjamesfestivalchoir.co.uk or contact Chris Allen on 01243 582330.
Event organiser: Edwin James Festival Orchestra

Friday 12 April 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

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

The West Sussex Geological Society presents a talk by Dr. Matt Pope of University College London about 'The Boxsgrove Wider Area Project'. This is followed by questions and refreshments. We also have a full programme of field trips for 2019. More details are available on www.wsgs.org.uk
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Sunday 14 April 2019 - 10:30 to 14:00

Guild Care's Pedal Along the Prom (Worthing Seafront (opposite Marine Gardens), Worthing, BN11 53F)

Enjoy a fun day out for the whole family filled with bike riding, activities, and food. Pedal Along the Prom is a cycle along Worthing’s seafront with treats and fun aplenty upon your return. All you need to take part is a smile and a bicycle! Tickets are £6 for adults, £4 for children (ages four to 16), and under 3s can take part for free. You can choose to take on either a five or 10-mile route, both of which start on the seafront next to the Waterwise playground, opposite Marine Gardens. The five-mile route runs to the bottom of Windsor road and back, whilst the 10-mile route runs to Widewater Lagoon and back. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The fun will continue after you’re done cycling. Paid entry includes a child’s medal, a hot or cold drink, and homemade cake provided by Lush Mobile Café. On top of this, we will also have face painting, a tombola, and music. To book your places please visit Guild Care’s website. If you have any queries, please contact our Fundraising Team on 01903 528613 or fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Wednesday 17 April 2019 to 20 April 2019

Gee, Its a Wonderful Life! (Pavilion Theatre, Worthing )

The Worthing Scout and Guide Gang Show will be returning this year to the Pavilion Theatre. The show includes an abundance of comedy sketches, music from the West End shows old and new and songs from the charts. If you need a fantastic evening out with a real feel-good factor, this will be it. Performances are at 7.30pm every day, except Good Friday, when the performance starts at 5pm, with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm.
Be sure to come along and experience a night to remember. Tickets are now available online from www.worthinggangshow.org.uk and from February Worthing Theatres box office: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk, or call 01903 206206. Tickets are priced £12 Wednesday to Friday and £15 on Saturday. Tickets for children are £6 for matinees only (otherwise full price).
Event organiser: Worthing Scout and Guide Gang Show

Wednesday 17 April 2019 - 19:15 to 20:45

Sussex Scrapbook – an illustrated talk by Chris Horlock (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Historian and writer Chris Horlock has amassed a vast amount of material about Sussex, its history and people. This illustrated talk, full of entertaining anecdotes and fascinating folklore, reveals strange happenings, hoaxes, witchcraft and some famous individuals not usually associated with Sussex. All welcome. Visitors £3, payable at the door; Preservation Society members free. The talk follows the official business of the Society’s AGM which begins at 7.15 pm.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Thursday 18 April 2019 - 19:30

Sussex Family History Group (Chichester Room, Field Place, Durrington)

Worthing Meeting Centre of the Sussex Family History Group welcomes members and visitors to their monthly meetings. At the April meeting, we welcome back our own SFHG distinguished speaker Lady Teviot, who will enlighten us on 'Underused Resources'. Come with notebook and pencil at the ready! Visit www.sfhg.org.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 19 April 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

Handel's Messiah (The Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing)

The Rowland Singers Choral Society invite you to join them for this special 'signed ' performance of Handel's Messiah. The choir will be conducted by Helen Emery, accompanied by the Sinfonia of Arun Orchestra with Kathryn Kay on the Continuo. Dr Paul Whittaker OBE will sign the performance and bucket collections at the end of the performance will be donated to the deaf charity Action on Hearing Loss.
Tickets cost £14 for adults and £4 for children. Phone 01903 238792 to purchase your tickets.
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Friday 19 April 2019 - 19:30 to 22:00

Good Friday Concert “Faure’s Requiem” (St James the Great Church, East Ham Road, Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

The choir and orchestra will be holding a scratch performance of Faure’s Requiem with an initial rehearsal on 17th April (7.30pm at St James Church Hall). On 19th April, there will be a rehearsal in the morning (10.30am) and a further rehearsal with our orchestra in the afternoon (3.30pm) before performing the work in the evening (7.30pm). Anyone wishing to join us for that day and take part in the concert is welcome to do so. The cost will be £10 per person, including lunch.
Admission to the concert will be free, but retiring donations can be made to the three charities we are supporting - St Wilfrid's, St Barnabas and Chestnut Tree House hospices. Email edwinjamesfestivalchoir@gmail.com, visit www.edwinjamesfestivalchoir.co.uk or contact Chris Allen on 01243 582330.
Event organiser: The Edwin James Festival Choir & Orchestra

Friday 26 April 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching a professional demonstrator create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. Tea and cakes are available and the professionally arranged flowers are raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed, no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Please note that we have moved to our new venue - St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 26 April 2019 - 19:30

'Easter Story' play (St Mary's Church, Vicarage Lane, East Preston)

Easter Story is a dramatised version of Easter by Norman Parker. Doors open 7pm. Tickets £10, including light refreshments, on sale at Sea View Stores and Just Because (both in Sea Road East Preston) or phone 01903 772574. All proceeds to St. Mary's Church East Preston.
Event organiser: St Mary's Church Social Committee

Saturday 27 April 2019 - 19:30

'Easter Story' play (St Mary's Church, Vicarage Lane, East Preston)

Easter Story is a dramatised version of Easter by Norman Parker. Doors open 7pm. Tickets £10, including light refreshments, on sale at Sea View Stores and Just Because (both in Sea Road East Preston) or phone 01903 772574. All proceeds to St. Mary's Church East Preston. This event is the second performance of the Easter Story play advertised for the 26th April.
Event organiser: St Mary's Church Social Committee

Sunday 28 April 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Motor Neurone Disease Association Fundraising Bluebell Walk (The Barn, The Dover, Angmering Park )

MNDA (West Sussex South Branch) are holding guided walks through the Bluebell woods followed by a baked potato lunch, with a glass of wine and a raffle. Tickets are £13 (or free for children under eight). Dogs on leads are welcome, but not allowed into the barn. All tickets must be pre-booked as there will be no tickets available on the day. Contact Valerie Sharp on 01903 856397 or email valerie.forsyth@chattan.plus.com
Event organiser: Valerie Sharp

MAY 2019

Thursday 2 May 2019 - 19:30

Ferring Horticultural Society (Ferring Village Hall)

Our May meeting is the 'A-Z of the fuchsia year', a talk by Derek Dexter. Visitors and new members are most welcome. For further details, please contact Brian Rolfe on 01903 243513.
Event organiser: James Gray

Saturday 4 May 2019 - 08:45 to 7 September 2019 09:30

Boot Camp (Arundel Lido)

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

Saturday 4 May 2019 - 10:00 to 19:00

Opening Day of the Season (Arundel Lido)

Celebrate the start of Arundel Lido's summer season with free entry on this day only.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Tuesday 7 May 2019 - 09:15 to 3 September 2019 10:00

Aqua Aerobics with Emma (Arundel Lido)

This friendly Aqua Aerobics session takes place in the main pool with Emma every Tuesday until 3rd September.
Event organiser: Emma Wynter

Tuesday 7 May 2019 - 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 May 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

Worthing Antique, Arts and Collectors' Club. (Worthing Lecture Theatre )

Est in 1968, we are a small friendly club that meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Each month we invite a guest speaker. Our guest for May is Bex Simon, Blacksmith/Artsmith, as seen on BBC's TV Money for Nothing. All are welcome to attend for £5 pp, or why not join for just £30 p/a. For more information, please call 07984 403890 or email worthingantiqueclub@yahoo.co.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Antique, Arts and Collectors' Club.

Thursday 9 May 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Sid Cotton’s Air Force – an Illustrated Talk by Tony Turner (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

Tony Turner tells the amazing story of a maverick Australian pilot who immediately before WWII was engaged by MI6 to undertake secret aerial photographs of German military installations and facilities. Sid Cotton went on to operate the beginnings of the RAF’s Photo Reconnaissance Unit. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Thursday 9 May 2019 - 18:00 to 5 September 2019 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

Friday 10 May 2019 - 19:00 to 6 September 2019 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 11 May 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

Ronnie Scott's All Stars - 60th Anniversary Tour: The Ronnie Scott's Story (Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PX)

In this, the 60th Anniversary of one of the world's most iconic music venues, the Ronnie Scott's All Stars take to the road to celebrate the 'Ronnie Scott's Story'. Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club. Combining world-class live jazz alongside rare archive photos and mesmerising video footage courtesy of big screen visuals, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, take you on a guided, musical tour of this music institution. Featuring classic music from the jazz greats who have performed at Ronnie Scott’s, alongside projected images and footage, and tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians and police raids, ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Story is a glimpse into this unique world and its incredible history. Hosted and performed by the award-winning Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, led by the Club’s Musical Director, this is a unique evening celebrating the music and history of Ronnie Scott’s and is a must for any music fan.
Event organiser: Coastal Events Ltd

Friday 17 May 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Friday 17 May 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

A free discussion of matters that concern current and future government. Outcomes of the discussion are used to advise the party about the opinions of members and the general public. Members and guests are welcome. Email westworthing@tory.org for more information.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Saturday 18 May 2019 - 18:30 to 22:00

Horse Race Night (Guide Hall, behind the Woodlands Centre)

The Twinning Association is holding a Horse Race Night. This is a fun social evening. {lay at being a jockey of our beautifully crafted wooden horses or cheer from the sidelines and maybe win the jackpot! The price is £8.50 for entry, which includes a supper of German sausage and potato salad. For tickets or more information about the Twinning Association, please email admin@rustingtontwinning.org.uk or call 01903 782185
Event organiser: Rustington and District Twinning Association

Sunday 19 May 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

JUNE 2019

Sunday 9 June 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Thursday 13 June 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Ceremonies and Poppies – an Illustrated Talk by Alan Kingshott (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

Alan Kingshott was formerly Chief Yeoman Warder of the Tower of London, an ancient building containing over 1000 years of Royal history. All are welcome at his talk – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Sunday 23 June 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty Fairs Summer Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

JULY 2019

Tuesday 9 July 2019 - 18:00 to 23 August 2019 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

Thursday 11 July 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

A Second Sussex Scrapbook of Anecdotes and Folklore - an Illustrated Talk by Chris Horlock (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

Historian and writer Chris Horlock presents part two of his Sussex Scrapbook, a trio of illustrated talks exploring lesser-known aspects of the county’s history. The talk reveals more strange happenings, hoaxes and unusual places – and perhaps some unexpected individuals. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 12 July 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Sunday 14 July 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Monday 29 July 2019 - 09:00 to 2 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

AUGUST 2019

Monday 5 August 2019 - 09:00 to 9 August 2019 09:30

Swimming crash course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Monday 12 August 2019 - 09:00 to 16 August 2019 09:30

Swimming crash course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Monday 12 August 2019 - 09:00 to 14 August 2019 15:00

Active Academies Junior Swim and Run Camp (Arundel Lido)

For more information and to book, please contact Active Academies via www.activeacademies.com
Event organiser: Nikki Richardson

Monday 19 August 2019 - 09:00 to 23 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Wednesday 21 August 2019 - 12:00 to 14:30

Teddy Bears' Picnic (Arundel Lido)

This years Teddy Bears' Picnic will be looking at the Very Hungry Caterpillar, with arts and crafts to keep the little ones amused.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Monday 26 August 2019 - 09:00 to 30 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

SEPTEMBER 2019

Sunday 1 September 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Lie Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Sunday 8 September 2019 - 10:00 to 19:00

Last Swimming Day of the Season (Arundel Lido)

Enjoy your last session with 'Sid the Sub' and swimming in our heated outdoor pools.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Thursday 12 September 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Old Kingston – an Illustrated Ralk by Margaret Gilbert (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

In Kingston, East Preston’s isolated and quieter neighbour, two historic former homes of the Olliver and Candy families still stand amidst open fields, old flint cottages and dead-end tracks. Margaret’s talk looks at the history of this relatively untouched place, as well as the changing fortunes of its two great houses through the ages. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 13 September 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Saturday 14 September 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Fido at the Lido - Fundraiser (Arundel Lido)

Four-legged friends have the chance to show off their talents with this year's Fido at the Lido's new categories. Join the fun from. Human refreshments, including a BBQ and bar, are available.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Sunday 22 September 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty Fairs Autumn Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands CentreThis is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

OCTOBER 2019

Thursday 10 October 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

The Old London Docks and New Docklands: an Illustrated Talk by Sally Botwright (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington )

The story of London’s docklands, from the Roman era to present day, will be presented by Blue Badge Guide Sally Botwright. The talk not only looks at the old London Docks through the centuries, but also at the modern Docklands area, which has been developed in recent years. All are welcome; Heritage Association members pay £1 for entry; visitors, £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Sunday 13 October 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Friday 18 October 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

NOVEMBER 2019

Thursday 14 November 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Come to Arcady – the Rise of Edwardian Musical Comedy (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington)

When the partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan came to an end in the 1890s, the void was filled by a new and even lighter entertainment called musical comedy. Ian Gledhill’s illustrated talk with music looks at the development of this genre from 'The Shop Girl' of 1894 through to Lionel Monckton's hit show 'The Arcadians'. All are welcome. Heritage Association members pay £1 for entry; visitors, £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 22 November 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Saturday 23 November 2019 to

Afternoon Tea at Arundel Castle in the Baron's Hall (Arundel)

Join the afternoon tea at Arundel Castle. To book your seat, contact Nikki at the Lido, on nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Sunday 24 November 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. 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 for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Saturday 30 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

Ferring Conservatives Christmas Fair (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Conservatives are holding a Christmas fair. There will be crafts and Christmas stalls, Father Christmas, festive music, tea/coffee and mince pies, a Christmas raffle and more. Entry is 50p, including refreshments.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

DECEMBER 2019

Sunday 8 December 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty's Christmas Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Tuesday 24 December 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Festive Swims (Arundel Lido main pool)

Blow away the cobwebs, celebrate Christmas and see in the New Year with us in our heated pool! Afterwards, treat yourself to some warm festive refreshments in the cabin. Festive Swims are held on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Years Day. Email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido


February 2019