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Saturday 02-March-2019
Elsie's Band at the Lewes Saturday Folk Club
Date: Saturday 02 March 2019
Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Where: The Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ
Town: Lewes
Phone: 01273 476 757

Elsie's Band (www.elsiesband.com) are David Watts (voice), Iris Bishop (duet concertina, accordion) & John Hills (voice, songwriting, guitar, mandolin, harmonica) offering unusual traditional & more recent songs in fine style.

Everyone is welcome, especially if you'd like to sing or play. Mostly traditional music from the British Isles is sung and played but other styles are also enjoyed. Some English dance tunes always start the evening off for anyone with an instrument to join in.

There is a loyalty card. Six visits earn you £5 off an evening when admission is £5 or more. It's £7 tonight.
Saturday 09-March-2019
Spring Barn Dance
Date: Saturday 09 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Where: All Saints Centre Friars Walk BN7 2LE
Town: Lewes
Email:

Barn Dance with live Ceilidh band, Bring Back the Wolf and caller. Harveys Bar and sustaining food. Accompanied children over 12 welcome.

£8 in advance, £10 at the door, £25 for a family ticket (2+2).

All profits to the Starfish Youth Music project.
Monday 11-March-2019
Lewes History Group Talk
Date: Monday 11 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Where: Kings Church, Brooks Road BN7 2BY
Town: Lewes

Dr Sue Berry will talk to the Group about the builder-architects Amon Wilds and his son Amon Henry Wilds, who worked in Lewes and then in Brighton from c.1790-1855. In a highly competitive market, this self-taught pair were remarkably successful and many of their buildings stand today.

All welcome, non-members entry £3.
Monday 08-April-2019
Lewes History Group Talk: What comes first, Research or Imagination?
Date: Monday 08 April 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Kings Church, Brooks Road BN7 2BY
Town: Lewes

Local author, Beverley Elphick, gives the Lewes History Group talk in April. Based on her two Lewes-based novels, Three Round Towers and Retribution, Beverley's talk will explore whether research or imagination is the key to establishing the framework for successful historical fiction. She will share details of her research material that put the stories into context.


All welcome, non-members entry £3.

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Theatre Royal Brighton presents 'Ghost - The Musical'
Date: (Starts) Tuesday 19 February 2019 - Saturday 23 February 2019
Time: 7:45pm
Where: New Road BN1 1SD
Town: Brighton
Phone: 0844 871 7615

Walking back to their apartment late one night a tragic encounter sees Sam murdered and his beloved girlfriend Molly alone, in despair and utterly lost.

But with the help of a phoney storefront psychic Sam, trapped between this world and the next, tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving her from grave danger…

The movie Ghost has proven to be one of cinema’s biggest all-time hits. Starring the late Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg it was the highest grossing film of 1990 and won an Oscar for screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin who has adapted his screenplay for this musical.

The movie and the musical feature The Righteous Brothers’ Unchained Melody alongside many more terrific songs co-written by Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart.

Matinees Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Website: https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/ghost-the-musical/theatre-royal-brighton/
Today Saturday 23-February-2019
Seaford Sessions: The Mountain Firework Company * SOLD OUT *
Date: Saturday 23 February 2019
Time: 7:45pm
Where: Seaford Little Theatre, Steyne Road BN25 1HA
Town: Seaford

Brighton-based acoustic five-piece, incorporating country, folk, bluegrass and Americana.

Doors open 7pm.

Advance tickets £10, available from the Seaford Tourist Information Centre, 37 Church Street or online, £12.50 on the door.

Website: www.seafordsessions.org
Saturday Night at the Legion: Loose Change
Date: Saturday 23 February 2019
Time: 8:30pm
Where: The Royal British Legion, 70 Claremont Road BN25 2BJ
Town: Seaford
Phone: 01323 890 154

This talented band should certainly get you dancing.

Website: www.seafordbritishlegion.co.uk/entertainment.htm
Monday 25-February-2019
Seaford & District Folk Dance Club
Date: Monday 25 February 2019
Time: 7:45pm - 9:45pm
Where: Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road BN25 4QW
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07960 552 698

Regular weekly evening of folk dancing with caller and music. Newcomers always welcome, experience of folk dancing not necessary as directions given.

Small fee per evening.
Theatre Royal Brighton presents 'Benidorm Live'
Date: (Starts) Monday 25 February 2019 - Saturday 02 March 2019
Time: 7:45pm - 9:45pm
Where: New Road BN1 1SD
Town: Brighton
Phone: 0844 871 7615

Starring Jake Canuso (Mateo), Janine Duvitski (Jacqueline), Adam Gillen (Liam), Sherrie Hewson (Joyce Temple-Savage), Shelley Longworth (Sam), Tony Maudsley (Kenneth) and featuring Neptune’s very own Asa Elliott, the official world premiere of Derren Litten's smash-hit ITV comedy Benidorm is set to bring sunshine and smiles to the UK and Ireland in the stage debut production of the hugely popular TV show.

Age guidance: 12+

Matinees: Thursday & Saturday.

Signed performance on Thursday evening.

Website: https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/benidorm/theatre-royal-brighton/
Tuesday 26-February-2019
Seahaven Fibromyalgia/ME/CFS Support Group
Date: Tuesday 26 February 2019
Time: 12:00 Noon - 2:00pm
Where: Anzac Room, Community House, Meridian Centre BN10 8BB
Town: Peacehaven
Phone: 07747 305 666

Friendly relaxed group to join for a chat, a cuppa and more. Carers and supporters most welcome.

Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Contact: Val on the number above.

An opportunity to meet other people in the same situation as you in a friendly and informal setting.
Peacehaven & Telscombe FC v AFC Uckfield Town
Date: Tuesday 26 February 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Unibet Arena, The Sports Park, Piddinghoe Avenue BN10 8RH
Town: Peacehaven

Cup match.
Wednesday 27-February-2019
The Seaford Community Garden - in the Crouch
Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Where: Crouch Gardens, East Street BN25 1PX
Town: Seaford

The Community Garden is open every Wednesday morning in the Crouch Gardens, just behind the Peace Garden off East Street, from 9.30 a.m. until 12.30.

It is well worth a visit to look at the displays and produce. Some crops and plants will also be available to take away with you. The Garden is now being prepared for Spring, the snowdrops are showing, the beds have been repaired and the children's garden renovated. There is also a wide selection of herbs to look at and sample.

Volunteer help from all in the community is welcomed, especially the retired, and the disadvantaged sector. Go along and help plant, pick and weed.

Website: www.seaford-sussex.co.uk/scg/index.html
Thursday 28-February-2019
A Walk at Cuckmere Haven - East Side
Date: Thursday 28 February 2019
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Meet at the car park opposite the Seven Sisters Country Park Visitor Centre (nearest postcode BN25 4AD)
Town: Exceat, near Seaford

A guided walk looking for wintering birds, organised by the Eastbourne Group of the Sussex Wildlife Trust. The route wiill be along the concrete track and return, depending on conditions along the riverbank.

Non-members very welcome. Bring a drink and wear suitable footwear. Sorry no dogs. Suggested donation, £3.

Website: https://sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/whats-on/2019-02-28-a-walk-at-cuckmere-haven-east-side-28022019
Julian of Norwich Uncovered
Date: Thursday 28 February 2019
Time: 6:30pm
Where: Arts@theCrypt 23 Church Street BN25 1HD
Town: Seaford

In the ancient and beautiful setting of the Crypt's Undercroft, Simon Parke reflects on the life and times of Julian of Norwich, the 14th century contemporary of Chaucer. His talk includes readings from his novel about her, 'The Secret Testament of Julian'.

Tickets £5, proceeds to the Crypt.
Friday 01-March-2019
Seaford Hard of Hearing Club
Date: Friday 01 March 2019
Time: 2:15pm - 4:00pm
Where: St James' Trust, Blatchington Road BN25 2AB
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 01323 895 216

A friendly club, appealing to (but not exclusively) retired people, providing a monthly social afternoon for those with hearing difficulties.

A variety of visitors give interesting talks or presentations and there are other activities throughout the year, including at least one summer outing. There is a 'used' book table, raffle and refreshments.

Transport from the local area (accessible mini bus) may be available at a small additional cost. Contact Pauline on 01323 895 216 for more information.
Seaford Community Cinema: 'The Rider' [15]
Date: Friday 01 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07852 807 164

After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for a new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. Along the way he has to wrestle with either risking his life if he gets back in the bronco saddle or killing himself emotionally if he doesn't. Chlo Zhao won numerous Best Director awards for The Rider.

£6 non-members, £5 members, £3.50 18 and under.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/the-rider/
Saturday 02-March-2019
Italian Food Market
Date: Saturday 02 March 2019
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Seaford Town Centre - Sutton Road
Town: Seaford

Make Love with Flavour!

Lots of Italian food and goodies, just off Broad Street
COLLECTIONS ONE
Date: (Starts) Saturday 02 March 2019 - Thursday 28 March 2019
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Crypt Gallery 23 Church Street BN25 1AD
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 0774 879 2685

This is the Sussex Arts Collective's inaugural exhibition to mark the beginning of a year-long residency in the Front Room gallery at the Crypt, featuring painting, photographs, jewellery; plus makers in glass, ceramics, textiles and tweed. Free entry.

Collections are eight one month-long multi-media art and craft shows that will feature the work from up to 20 members, chosen from this highly regarded, prize-winning group of some 70 members.

Each month there will be a fresh selection of individually designed and hand-crafted artworks to view and buy direct from both established and emerging creators and makers.

In addition, members will be showcasing their skills throughout the year in workshops, presentations and demonstrations. In many cases the public will be given the opportunity to take part themselves and produce a piece of artwork of their own (charges will be applicable in these cases).

Closed Wednesdays. Opening times on Sundays 12 noon to 3pm.


Website: www.sussexartscollective.com
Telscombe Councillors' Surgery
Date: Saturday 02 March 2019
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: Telscombe Civic Centre, South Coast Road BN10 7ES
Town: Telscombe Cliffs
Phone: 01273 589 777

Go along and see your local councillors. No appointment necessary.
Seaford RFC 1st XV v East Grinstead RFC
Date: Saturday 02 March 2019
Time: 3:00pm
Where: The Salts, Richmond Road BN25 1DR
Town: Seaford

League match.
Musical Showtime in Peacehaven
Date: Saturday 02 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Community Hall, Meridian Centre, Meridian Way BN10 8BB
Town: Peacehaven
Phone: 01273 512 771

A great evening of powerful and enjoyable live music, featuring the 15 strong Maestro Big Band & Singers plus talented pianist, Rosalie Birchmore. This show should bring back memories of the good old dance band days.

Interval light refreshments are included in the seat fee of £6.

Doors open 6.15pm.

Website: www.musical showtime.co.nf
Monday 04-March-2019
The House on Cold Hill
Date: Monday 04 March 2019
Time: 7:45pm
Where: Theatre Royal, New Road BN1 1SD
Town: Brighton
Phone: 0844 871 7615

Following the sell-out stage success of Not Dead Enough, The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple, best-selling author Peter James is back with the world premiere of this spine-chilling thriller.

BAFTA nominated actor and winner of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing 2017, Joe McFadden (Heartbeat, Holby City) and award winning actress Rita Simons who played the iconic Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders, are joined by award winning actors, Charlie Clements (Bradley in EastEnders) and Persephone Swales-Dawson (Nico Blake in Hollyoaks) in Peter's ghostly story of the Harcourt family, who move into the house of their dreams that has been empty for the last forty years. However, their dream home quickly turns into the stuff of nightmares as they begin to wonder whether they may not be the only residents at Cold Hill…

Matinees, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Website: https://www.atgtickets.com
Wednesday 06-March-2019
The Seaford Community Garden - in the Crouch
Date: Wednesday 06 March 2019
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Where: Crouch Gardens, East Street BN25 1PX
Town: Seaford

The Community Garden is open every Wednesday morning in the Crouch Gardens, just behind the Peace Garden off East Street, from 9.30 a.m. until 12.30.

It is well worth a visit to look at the displays and produce. Some crops and plants will also be available to take away with you. The Garden is now being prepared for Spring, the daffodils are up and other bulbs are showing, and seed-beds are starting to appear in the polytunnel! There is also a wide selection of herbs to look at and sample.

Volunteer help from all in the community is welcomed, especially the retired, and the disadvantaged sector. Go along and help plant, pick and weed.

Website: www.seaford-sussex.co.uk/scg/index.html
Splash Point Jazz: Denys Baptiste (sax)
Date: Wednesday 06 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Where: The View at Seaford Head, Southdown Road BN25 4JS
Town: Seaford
Email:

The Neal Richardson Trio with their special guest Denys Baptiste, his debut album won both the Mercury Music Prize and the MOBO Award for the Best Jazz Act.

Doors open 6.30pm, tickets £10 on the door or on line.

Website: www.splashpointmusic.com
Friday 08-March-2019
The Garden House NGS Open Garden
Date: Friday 08 March 2019
Time: 11:30am - 3:30pm
Where: The Garden House BN1 4NT
Town: Brighton
Phone: 07729 037 182

Tucked away in the heart of the city, this really is a secret garden: in Victorian times a market garden. Organically grown fruit, vegetables, cut flowers, roses, shrubs and trees give year-round interest, making this a peaceful oasis in the midst of a bustling city. Most of the plants have been propagated on-site. It is hoped that the garden will inspire experienced and beginner gardeners alike.

Admission £5, children free. Hot soup & bread, mulled cider, tea & coffee.
Mayor of Eastbourne's Charity Folk Night
Date: Friday 08 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Where: The Lamb Inn, 36 High Street, Old Town BN21 1HH
Town: Eastbourne
Phone: 01323 415 020

Music by Milton Hide.

Tickets £5 from the Tourist Information Centre, Cornfield Road, Eastbourne BN21 4QA
Seaford Community Cinema: A Fantastic Woman [15]
Date: Friday 08 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 0785 280 7164

A Fantastic Woman won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for director Sebastian Lelio, and Daniela Vega is tremendous as the transgender woman of the title who, a waitress moonlighting as a nightclub singer, is hit badly by the death of her nightclub-owning boyfriend.

£6 non-members, £5 members, £3.50 18 and under.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/a-fantastic-woman/
Saturday 09-March-2019
Seaford RFC 1st XV v Ditchling RFC
Date: Saturday 09 March 2019
Time: 3:00pm
Where: The Salts, Richmond Road BN25 1DR
Town: Seaford

League match.
Newhaven Town FC v Lingfield FC
Date: Saturday 09 March 2019
Time: 3:00pm
Where: The Trafalgar Ground, Fort Road BN9 9DA
Town: Newhaven

League match.
Tuesday 12-March-2019
Guesthouse Storytellers: Fur, Feathers & Fins
Date: Tuesday 12 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Hillcrest Centre, Bay Vue Road BN9 9LH
Town: Newhaven

A club night, welcoming tellers new and old, experienced or just starting out.

A chance to tell or hear stories about creatures great and small, real and fantastical, sacred and demonic, tragic and funny.

Cafe opens 6.45pm. £5/£4 concessions on the door.

Website: www.guesthousestorytellers.com
Wednesday 13-March-2019
Seaford Stamp & Postcard Club
Date: Wednesday 13 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Constitutional Club, Crouch Lane BN25 1PU
Town: Seaford
Phone: 01323 492 433

This month's meeting of the Stamp and Postcard Club is the Club's Annual General Meeting, featuring club competitions and a bourse.

All stamp and postcard collectors welcome. Light refreshments available at half-time, there will be a club stand with stamps etc. for sale too.

Website: www.seaford-sussex.co.uk/sspc
Friday 15-March-2019
Seaford Community Cinema: First Man [12A]
Date: Friday 15 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:45pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07852 807 164

This drama, based on the book by James R Hansen, is so much more than a look at the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong and the space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon. Ryan Gosling as Armstrong and Claire Foy as his wife are mesmerising. It is directed admirably by Damien Chazelle.

£6 non-members, £5 members, £3.50 18 and under.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/first-man/
Saturday 16-March-2019
Lunchtime Concert
Date: Saturday 16 March 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: St. Leonard's Church, Church Street BN25 1HH
Town: Seaford

Rosemary Kemp, piano and Julia Kemp, soprano.

Admission is free, with a retiring collection.

Website: www.seafordparish.org.uk
Sunday 17-March-2019
Friends of Tide Mills Monthly Meeting and Clean Up
Date: Sunday 17 March 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00 Noon
Where: Tide Mills (access and parking via Mill Drove BN25 2TW)
Town: between Seaford and Newhaven
Email:

The March meeting of Friends of Tidemills, a group of volunteers who go down to Tidemills every third Sunday of the month, to pick up and collect what rubbish they can find on this outstanding area of natural beauty.

Go along to help. Bags and litter-pickers are provided. Over 2, 000 bags have been collected since 2005.

Meet at the beach end of the old village road, to help the Friends care for this special place.

Website: https://tidemills.webs.com/friendsoftidemills.htm
Tuesday 19-March-2019
Seaford Natural History Society Meeting
Date: Tuesday 19 March 2019
Time: 2:15pm
Where: St Luke's Church Centre, Walmer Road BN25 3TH
Town: Seaford
Phone: 01323 893 526

Featuring Jim and Janet Howell: 'The Evolving World of Orchids'.

Visitors welcome, £3.

Website: www.seafordnaturalhistory.org.uk
Theatre Royal Brighton presents 'Noughts & Crosses'
Date: (Starts) Tuesday 19 March 2019 - Saturday 23 March 2019
Time: 7:45pm
Where: Theatre Royal, New Road BN1 1SD
Town: Brighton
Phone: 0844 871 7615

Sephy and Callum sit together on a beach. They are in love. It is forbidden.

Sephy is a Cross and Callum is a Nought. Between Noughts and Crosses there are racial and social divides. A segregated society teeters on a volatile knife edge. As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger.

This gripping Romeo and Juliet story by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.

Matinees Thursday and Saturday.

Website: https://www.atgtickets.com
Thursday 21-March-2019
Seaford Community Cinema NT Encore: Richard II [12A]
Date: Thursday 21 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane, BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford

Screening of a live performance at the National Theatre.

£13.50 non-members, £12.50 members, £8 under 18s.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/nt-encore-the-tragedy-of-king-richard-the-second/
Title & Deed: a Play
Date: Thursday 21 March 2019
Time: 7:45pm
Where: Alciston & Selmeston Village Hall, The Street BN26 6UG
Town: Selmeston
Email:
Phone: 01323 811 396

A haunting, funny, quietly moving examination of what it is to search for 'home', that singular place in the world where we can feel complete. A slightly foreign man gathers us together to sort through his surprising experience of that search and shares his story, comparing the odd traditions in his country of birth with the realities of life here.

Presented by the Farnham Touring Theatre.

£10 adults, £3 children 11+, for tickets phone or e-mail.
Friday 22-March-2019
General Knowledge Quiz night
Date: Friday 22 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Where: Main Hall, Community House Meridian Centre BN10 8BB
Town: Peacehaven
Phone: 01273 585 493

Max eight to a team at £2 a head.
Book by phone.
Dawn Gracie
Date: Friday 22 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Where: Seaford Community Cinema at the Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 0779 881 0548

An evening of vintage music, comedy and storytelling from the queen of nostalgia Dawn Gracie.

£15.

Website: www.dawnsvintagedo.com
Saturday 23-March-2019
Seaford Community Cinema: 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society' [12A]
Date: Saturday 23 March 2019
Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07852 807 164

The matinee choice will be familiar to many a book club as it has been adapted from the best-selling novel by Mary Anne Shaffer and Annie Burrows. Directed by Mike Newell of Four Weddings and a Funeral fame, this poignant and wryly funny film is about a book club run by a group of Guernsey residents during the German occupation.

£6 non-members, £5 members, £3.50 18 and under.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/the-guernsey-literary-and-potato-peel-pie-society/
Friday 29-March-2019
Seaford Community Cinema: 'Cold War' [15]
Date: Friday 29 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07852 807 164

This film was shot in black and white but sizzles with colour as it tells a story of passionate love between the people of different backgrounds and temperaments who are fatefully mismatched in 1950's Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris. It won Pawel Pawlikowski Best Director, Cannes 2018.

£6 non-members, £5 members £3.50 18 and under.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/cold-war/
Friday 05-April-2019
Seaford Community Cinema: 'King of Thieves' [15]
Date: Friday 05 April 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07852 807 164

This film is about the Hatton Garden heist that went wrong and James Marsh reflects the you-couldn't-make-it-up quality with his comedy-drama-thriller direction. The film stars Charlie Cox, Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent, Francesca Annis, Paul Whitehouse, Ray Winstone and Tom Courtenay.

£6 non- members, £5 members, £3.50 18 and under.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenngs/king-of-thieves/
Thursday 11-April-2019
Seaford Community Cinema NT Live: All about Eve
Date: Thursday 11 April 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Lily James

All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve … don’t you?

Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world’s most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove (Network, NT Live: A View from the Bridge), asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old.

Adapted by Ivo van Hove from the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film by Joseph L Mankiewicz and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage version with set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design.

£13.50 non-members, £12.50 members, £8 either category for under 18s.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/nt-live-all-about-eve/
Friday 19-April-2019
Seaford Community Cinema: 'I got life!' [15]
Date: Friday 19 April 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07852 807 164

This film is a comedy-drama about a French woman approaching grandmotherhood who quits her job as a waitress and feels everything is going downhill until she meets her old love from before she married, had two daughters and got divorced. Is this a new beginning for her?

£6 non-members, £5 members, £3.50 18 and under.

Website: www.seafordcinema.org/screenings/i-got-life/
Saturday 20-April-2019
Easter Fun & Fundraiser
Date: Saturday 20 April 2019
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Seaford Little Theatre, Steyne Road BN25 1HA
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07596 709 044

The Litle Theatre's clearance sale includes raffle, tombola, games as well as raising money for Leukaemia Care.

Website: www.seafordlittletheatre.co.uk
Monday 22-April-2019
Newhaven Pram Race
Date: Monday 22 April 2019
Time: 12:00 Noon
Where: West Quay
Town: Newhaven

Newhaven’s first ever Pram Race takes place on Easter Monday, 22nd April 2019 on West Quay!

The brainchild of Newhaven’s Young Mayor, Huey Cripps, this fun race will follow a winding course along the riverside, starting by the RNLI Boathouse and finishing at the north end of Huggett’s Green.

Rules and Entry forms are on the website (below)

Website: https://www.newhaventowncouncil.gov.uk/news/aboard-pram-race/
Tuesday 30-April-2019
Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four
Date: (Starts) Tuesday 30 April 2019 - Saturday 04 May 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Devonshire Park Theatre, Compton Road BN21 4BW
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 0203 6272 960 : 07772 643 959

Blackeyed Theatre’s thrilling adaptation of the epic second Sherlock Holmes novel is coming this spring.

This gripping adaptation by Nick Lane will combine original live music and ensemble storytelling to bring to life the infamous Sherlock Holmes. Crammed full of adventure, romance, comedy and, of course, one or two rather brilliant deductions, this spectacular world premiere sees the detective and Dr Watson use their powers of deception to solve the mysterious disappearance of Mary Morstan’s father. Perfect for fans, families, and budding detectives alike!

Running time 120 minutes plus interval.

Website: www.chloenelkinconsulting.com
Friday 10-May-2019
The Thrill of Love
Date: (Starts) Friday 10 May 2019 - Saturday 18 May 2019
Time: 7:45pm
Where: Seaford Little Theatre, Steyne Road BN25 1HA
Town: Seaford

The Little Theatre's next production features Amanda Whittington's play, centered on the story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain.

Tickets go on sale to the general public three weeks before the opening night.

Website: www.seafordlittletheatre.co.uk
Sunday 02-June-2019
Chailey Heritage Foundation 2019 Focus 10K Charity Run
Date: Sunday 02 June 2019
Time: 9:00am
Where: Borde Hill Gardens RH16 1XP
Town: Haywards Heath
Email:
Phone: 01825 724 444

This event, which is open to all levels of runners from beginners to regular track competitors, will feature a brand new 5k course (just two laps for 10k runners) in the beautiful parkland and woodland of Borde Hill, with participants able to choose their distance of 5km or 10km. There will also be a children’s Mini Mile as well as, new for 2019, a Team Relay that will allow those wanting to run together an opportunity to compete alongside other groups. Families and friends watching the races can also enjoy a day of fun family activities.

"Events like the Focus 10K raise essential funds for the young people at Chailey Heritage Foundation and provide facilities that really helps them pursue their full potential.”

Tickets at special early bird price are on sale now at www.chf.org.uk/focus10k

If you are not a runner, the Charity is looking for people to get involved on the day as volunteers to help with marshalling, water stations and runner registration. Email: fundraising@chf.org.uk or call 01825 724 752 for more information.

Website: www.chsf.org.uk
Thursday 06-June-2019
Peacehaven Players: The Perfect Wedding
Date: (Starts) Thursday 06 June 2019 - Saturday 08 June 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Where: The Meridian Centre, Greenwich Way BN10 8BB
Town: Peacehaven

Ashleigh is marrying Zach and she wants everything to be perfect, but the odds seem to be stacked against her. Will Ashleigh's dreams come true? You are invited to find out when you join the wedding guests at the reception for an evening of hilarious comedy with music from the past and present.

£9.50 adults, £9 seniors and children, tables of 8, £70. Tables seat up to 8 people. Tickets booked together will be allocated to the same table or you can book a whole table. If you book under different names, you need to say if you are part of the same party so that you can be seated together. There will be a fully licensed bar which will be open throughout the show.

Will Ashleigh get her perfect wedding? You are invited to join the guest list and find out!

Website: www.peacehavenplayers.co.uk
Friday 07-June-2019
Seaford Musical Theatre presents 'Sister Act'
Date: (Starts) Friday 07 June 2019 - Sunday 09 June 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford

This 'divine musical comedy' is also performed at 2.30pm on Saturday & Sunday afternoon

Tickets - adults £12, students £8, family (2+2) £35 - from the Tourist Information Centre or www.ticketsource.co.uk/thebarntheatre

Website: www.seafordmusicaltheatre.co.uk
Sunday 09-June-2019
Annual Garden Trail
Date: Sunday 09 June 2019
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Where: Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive, BN25 2RS and other gardens
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 01323 899 296

Annual garden trail raising money for the Mayor's charities 2019-20.

£7.

Website: www.mayorsopengarden.co.uk
Thursday 13-June-2019
Seaford Musical Theatre presents 'Sister Act'
Date: (Starts) Thursday 13 June 2019 - Saturday 15 June 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Where: The Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane BN25 1QL
Town: Seaford

This 'divine musical comedy' is also performed at 2.30pm on Saturday & Sunday afternoon.

Tickets - adults £12, students £8, family (2+2) £35 - from the Tourist Information Centre or www.ticketsource.co.uk/thebarntheatre

Website: www.seafordmusicaltheatre.co.uk
Tuesday 25-June-2019
National Garden Scheme Opening at Driftwood
Date: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Where: Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive, BN25 2RS
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 01323 899 296

Garden open for the National Garden Scheme.

Website: www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk
Saturday 27-July-2019
Macmillan Garden Trail
Date: (Starts) Saturday 27 July 2019 - Sunday 28 July 2019
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Where: Driftwood, 4 Marine Drive, BN25 2RS and 19 other gardens
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 01323 899 296

Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support; see website for full details.

£3 for each garden or £8 for a day ticket for each day.

Website: www.macmillangardentrail.co.uk
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