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March Sun 26 March
@ Christs Church Hall
Breakfast, craft activities and worship for all ages.
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@ The Dripping Pan
Family Fun Day Events
5 A Side , Penalty shoot out , guard of honour/ mascots to players.
Colouring Competitions
Refreshments


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@ All Saints Centre
PG 121mins
Starring: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Martin Kabanza & Lupita Nyong’o.
A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.

Doors open 2.30pm

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@ All Saints Centre
15 117mins
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon & Isla Fisher.
Winner Best Supporting Actor (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) 2017 Golden Globes. Nominated at the 2017 BAFTA’s & Academy Awards including Best Director (Tom Ford), Best Actor (Jake Gyllenhaal) & Best Screenplay (Tom... more

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@ All Saints Centre
12A 103mins
Starring: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggart & Anthony Head. Based on the international bestselling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

Doors... more

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Tue 28 March
@ All Saints Centre
Lewes Football Club, Lewes FC Supporters Club and Comedy Beats announce a very special evening of superb stand-up comedy, featuring some of the best comedians on the circuit.

The event, at the All Saints Centre Lewes on Tuesday March 28, is headlined by TV personality, Leyton Orient fan and... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Bi-monthly film quiz organised by Depot cinema. Held at Elephant and Castle pub until the cinema is up and running. The quiz is devised and hosted by Jake Harvey. Max 6 per team (no cheetin')
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Thu 30 March
@ St Annes Church
"An unexpectedly life-affirming parable of parenthood wrapped in the clothing of a modern-day horror story; a heartbreaking tale of the power of motherly love and of a nurtured child’s ability to find light in the dark woods of the adult world. Based on novel by Emma Donoghue, starring Brie Larsen.
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Fri 31 March
@ The Dripping Pan
The 7th Annual Lewes FC Beer Festival line up is complete, and we have gathered some of the best ales & ciders in the UK, in a Champions League of Ales & Ciders!

All of the selected beers & ciders this year have been Champions in their field at the biggest and most prestigious beer festivals... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Two exceptional representatives of Neve Shalom / Wahat al-Salam (NS/WaS) are visiting Lewes to discuss their
experiences in peacemaking. NS/WaS is the only community in Israel where Jewish and Palestinian Israelis have
chosen to live together in peace and equality. Our guests Samah Salaime... more

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April Sat 01 April
@ Baldwins Travel - Lewes
Come and meet the experts from P&O, Cunard Cruises and Classic Collection Holidays on Sat 1st April from 10am - 4pm. Join us for drinks and nibbles and be inspired for future travels. Appointments available
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 236
ROY CLINGING: SONG ACCOMPANIMENT on CONCERTINA
Places £15 (2 under-25-year-olds £7)
Saturday 1st. April 2017
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/

Roy Clinging is a fine singer,... more

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@ Lewes Little Theatre
Opera Anywhere present The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan
The Mikado Set in Japan, The Mikado presents a tangled web of love. Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado, flees in search of his true love, YumYum, to avoid marrying a much older suitor. Yum-Yum, however, is betrothed to Ko-Ko, the Lord High... more

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@ Adastra Hall, Keymer Road, Hassocks
The West Sussex Scouts are excited to be travelling to Uganda this year. An important element of the trip is the 10-day community project where they will be helping the local people to build a much needed new kitchen in a primary school, plus a water bore hole and toilet. Uganda 2017 will be held... more
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Roy is a fine singer, concertina player & guitarist with a special interest in the traditional songs & dance music of his native Cheshire. He has performed at most of the UK's major folk festivals, be it in Mick Ryan's ballad operas, with the Cheshire fiddle player Neil Brookes or as a solo... more
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@ All Saints Centre
Improvised Theatre inspired by The Fool,
Award-winning Jonathan Brown takes you on a wildly subversive, newly-discovered-each-performance journey, with in-the-moment plunges into worlds you’ve been told “DO NOT EXIST!” (…..and to shut up about them).



Jonathan Brown, Best Male... more

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Wed 05 April
@ Linklater Pavilion
Looking for something to do with the children during the Easter holidays? Come down to the Railway Land for a wonderful array of arts and crafts activities, pond dipping, seed planting, woodland walks and a bird walk!
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@ St Thomas Church Hall
Lewes & District Garden Society evening talk by Lesley Banks. 7.30 pm for 7.45pm guest welcome £3 or join for the year for £10.
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@ The Elephant and Castle
A public meeting about online learning and how you can make the most of ‘MOOCS’ (massive, open, online courses)
Wendy Maples, founder of the University of Us, will explore the prospects for enjoyable online learning.
The ‘Out There and Right Here’ meeting will look at:
• some of the major... more

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Fri 07 April
@ Christs Church Hall
Craft activities, celebration and lunch. The theme will be Palm Sunday. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Messy Church is open to all ages.
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@ Plumpton Green Village Hall
The Vox Beatles show is an incredibly accurate portrayal of the recordings that we all know and love. The equipment is authentic, the costumes are reproduced in detail and the lads engage audiences from tens to thousands. 2016 saw a busy and successful year seeing the show members touring the UK,... more
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@ The Lamb
The Fruitful Soundsystem plays The Lamb in Lewes on Friday 7th April 2017. Expect lots of dusty 45's - raw funk & soul, reggae & ska, original disco, afrobeat & latin bangers. All records of course. 9pm till late & free entry.
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Sat 08 April
@ Cliffe High Street
A collection for Cancer Research with guest musicians - The Cool Hand Ukes at 12 . A visit from an Easter Bunny and Easter Greeting Cards on sale. Plus hot cross buns- kindly donated by Tesco.
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@ Banks Farm, Barcombe
Explore the fascinating grounds at Banks Farm off Boast Lane in Barcombe on Saturday 8th April. These intriguing private grounds span nine acres and are home to extensive lawns, enchanting woodland, and orchards all set around the lake, teeming with wildlife. Fresh tea and homemade cakes on sale.... more
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@ All Saints Centre
ARRIVAL 12A 116mins
Winner Best Sound Oscars & BAFTAs 2017, with multiple nominations including Best Film, Best Actress & Best Screenplay. When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of their... more

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@ All Saints Centre
ARRIVAL 12A 116mins
Winner Best Sound Oscars & BAFTAs 2017, with multiple nominations including Best Film, Best Actress & Best Screenplay. When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of their... more

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Sun 09 April
@ All Saints Centre
MOANA PG 113mins
Nominated for Best Animated Film Oscars 2017. Nominated for Best Music Oscars & BAFTAs 2017. Animated feature about a young girl who ventures out to sea on a mission to save the future of the people of the Pacific island on which she lives.

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@ All Saints Centre
ARRIVAL 12A 116mins
Winner Best Sound Oscars & BAFTAs 2017, with multiple nominations including Best Film, Best Actress & Best Screenplay. When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of their... more

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@ St Annes Church
A seasonally appropriate program of wonderful music by Renaissance and Baroque composers Buxtehude – Byrd and Farrant
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Mon 10 April
@ Kings Church
Visiting New Zealander, John Smithson shines a light on one of the forgotten sons of Lewes, Harrison Weir.
A Victorian with many talents, he was a renowned artist, poet, author, journalist, poultry-man, naturalist, animal rights champion, horticulturalist and much more as the talk will reveal.... more

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Wed 12 April
@ The Snowdrop
Friendly crochet meet up at The Snowdrop every second Wednesday. £5 contribution to lessons, patterns and materials. 7pm-9pm. All levels welcome.
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Thu 13 April
@ Malling Community Centre
Easter Playscheme 2017

Outdoor/indoor fun, messy play, baking, design & decoration. Arts & crafts and much more.
Play, relax, create, make friends !
Its fun to play at the YMCA!

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Sat 15 April
@ The Con Club
Talitha Rise bring their unique and hypnotising experience of art pop and progressive folk to the Con Club this April. The collaboration of emotive singer/songwriter Jo Beth Young and percussionist Martyn Barker (Shriekback, Robert Plant, Goldfrapp) has increasingly been enrapturing live audiences... more
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Thu 20 April
@ Southover Church
Depot collaborating with Lewes Film Club and Transition Town Lewes screening this wonderfully positive documentary showing solutions and telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social crises that our countries are going through. After a special... more
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@ Southover Church
Depot collaborating with Lewes Film Club and Transition Town Lewes screening this wonderfully positive documentary showing solutions and telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social crises that our countries are going through. After a special... more
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Fri 21 April
@ Subud House
Mindfulness has been used for thousands of years to promote well-being. It is now widely recognized as being a powerful tool that can help anyone enhance their appreciation of life, manage stress, and improve performance in activities and tasks. In the media it has been referred to as the... more
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@ All Saints Centre
BLEED FOR THIS 15 114mins
The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.

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A UNITED KINGDOM 12A 108mins
A biographical romantic drama about Prince Seretse Khama, later to become the first president of Botswana, who caused a diplomatic stir when he married a white woman from London in the

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@ The Elephant and Castle
The Porn Panic and the New Left’s War on Free Expression

A talk by Jerry Barnett, Founder of Sex & Censorship, and author of Porn Panic!

The 90s was a particularly liberal era in terms of personal freedom. But soon after the turn of the new century, new morality groups began to pop up... more

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Sat 22 April
@ St Marys Social Centre
THE BIG COSTUME SALE 2017
THEATRICAL COSTUME SALE VINTAGE, Children's costumes
free admission, free parking ,
sale starts 9am - 2pm 22nd April
Saturday

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@ Ringmer Village Hall
Ringmer Tiddlers & Toddlers playgroup are holding our next Nearly New Sale on Saturday 22nd April in Ringmer Village Hall (BN8 5QH) from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. We are selling children’s clothes and equipment age 0-6 years including pushchairs, cots, highchairs, clothes, books, DVDs, toys and much... more
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@ All Saints Centre
BALLERINA U 87mins
Animated family film about a young girl who runs away from an orphanage in order to try to achieve her dream.

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A UNITED KINGDOM 12A 108mins
A biographical romantic drama about Prince Seretse Khama, later to become the first president of Botswana, who caused a diplomatic stir when he married a white woman from London in the

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@ All Saints Centre
AMERICAN HONEY 15 160mins
Nominated for Outstanding British Film Of The Year BAFTAs 2017. A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love with a band of misfits.

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@ The Dorset
Louise writes intelligent, beautiful songs, sings & plays guitar & piano.'No Petticoats Here' (www.nopetticoatshere.co.uk.) is a project that tells the stories of remarkable women of the First World War through song. These songs recognise the extraordinary and inspirational achievements of women... more
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Sun 23 April
@ All Saints Centre
AMERICAN HONEY 15 160mins
Nominated for Outstanding British Film Of The Year BAFTAs 2017. A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love with a band of misfits.

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@ All Saints Centre
FRANK AND LOLA 18 87mins
A psychosexual noir love story, set in Las Vegas and Paris, about love, obsession, sex, betrayal, revenge and, ultimately, the search

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Mon 24 April
@ Pelham House
Mindfulness has been used for thousands of years to promote well-being. It is now widely recognized as being a powerful tool that can help anyone enhance their appreciation of life, manage stress, and improve performance in activities and tasks. In the media it has been referred to as the... more
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Thu 27 April
@ St Michaels Church
A selection of pieces from famous operas sung by postgraduate students from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in the atmospheric surroundings of St Michaels church.
Wine and Canapes included in ticket price

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Sat 29 April
@ Lewes Town Hall
The East Sussex Bach Choir will be singing this 3 part oratorio, our Director is John Hancorn and our band for the evening will be the well respected Baroque Collective Leader Lucy Russell. This work was first performed in 1800 and tonight we will be singing it in English.

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May Mon 01 May
@ Lewes Castle
Children’s Garland Competition:

Gates open 9:45am
Judging from 10:15am
Last entries 10:30am

£1 Entry per child

Dancing and Children’s procession:

10.15 Dancing in the Gun Garden, Lewes Castle

11am Procession down the High Street to the... more

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Sat 06 May
@ St Thomas Church Hall
Tutor: Robert Carrington
We take a musical tour from Eastbourne to West Sussex – including a short visit to Chichester – with Frank Bridge, John Ireland, Bax and Havergal Brian.

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@ St Thomas Church Hall
Tutor: Robert Carrington
We take a musical tour from Eastbourne to West Sussex – including a short visit to Chichester – with Frank Bridge, John Ireland, Bax and Havergal Brian.

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Sun 14 May
@ Glynde Place
The yearly Glynde Place Concert Series continues to go from strength to strength, with 2017 bringing more exciting BBC New Generation Artists to this beautiful Elizabethan manor house near Lewes in East Sussex, home to the VII Viscount and Viscountess Hampden and their children.

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Fri 19 May
@ All Saints Centre
Hear the classic songs of Led Zeppelin played acoustically by three members of the UK’s leading Led Zeppelin tribute band Whole Lotta Led.
Formed in 1996 Whole Lotta Led have toured throughout the UK and have amassed a large and loyal following.
Now three members of the band have formed... more

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Sat 20 May
@ Heathfield Community College
Festival of Bees. Live bee Demos. Childrens' Workshop. Honey Sales. Plant Sales. Hot'n'Cold Food. Live Bee Auction. Equipment Sales. Trade Stands. Free Parking.
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@ Holford Manor, BN8 4DU
Stunning gardens and a rich tapestry of flowers and herbaceous borders at Holford Manor, North Chailey are open for two days on the 20th and 21st May. Here you’ll also find rare sheep grazing in the meadow, resident geese, and in the distance, you might just see the bees working to make honey which... more
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Sun 21 May
@ Holford Manor, BN8 4DU
Stunning gardens and a rich tapestry of flowers and herbaceous borders at Holford Manor, North Chailey are open for two days on the 20th and 21st May. Here you’ll also find rare sheep grazing in the meadow, resident geese, and in the distance, you might just see the bees working to make honey which... more
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@ St Pancras Church
Bach Violin concerto in A minor, with Maeve Jenkinson, Finzi Interlude for oboe and strings with Owen Dennis, oboe, Mendelssohn Sinfonia no. 10 in B minor, Handel Concerto Grosso op.6 no. 12
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Tue 23 May
@ Headway House, Jackies Lane, Newick BN8 4QX
This 2 day course is for those interested in learning TA for the first time or building on a basic level of knowledge. The course is lively, interactive and fun while offering students useful theories and concepts that they can apply both in their personal and professional lives.
This course... more

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@ Chelwood Gate, National Cat Centre, Chelwood Gate, RH17 7DE
This is a two day course (23rd & 24th May) for those interested in learning TA for the first time or building on a basic level of knowledge. The course is lively, interactive and fun while offering students useful theories and concepts that they can apply both in their personal and professional... more
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June Sat 10 June
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 237
CLOUDSTREET VOCAL HARMONY WORKSHOP
www.cloudstreet.org
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 10th. June 2017
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
From Australia, Nicole Murray, John Thompson & Emma... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Cloudstreet - hot harmonies & beautiful ballads from Australia. Cloudstreet (John Thompson, Nicole Murray, Emma Nixon) present high-quality concert performances of new Australian folk music. Incorporating traditional and contemporary influences from England, Ireland and Australia, their music is... more
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Sun 11 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Sussex Flutes play a programme of music by Sussex composers
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Sat 17 June
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 238
PETE COE SONG ACCOMPANIMENT WORKSHOP
for any instrument
http://www.backshift.demon.co.uk/
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 17th. June 2017 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Pete Coe sings traditional songs & ballads and is a fine songwriter & dancer. His strong, distinctive voice is enhanced by his instrumental versatility, the ringing strings of his bouzouki, the sweet chords of his mountain dulcimer, the plaintive frailing banjo & the pulsing reeds of his melodeon.... more
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Sun 18 June
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 239
PETE COE BALLAD FORUM
http://www.backshift.demon.co.uk/
Places £30 (2 under-25-year-olds £15)
Sunday 18th. June 2017 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/

Pete is 'one of the... more

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@ Hamsey Old Church
The string quartet from Musicians of All Saints play, Haydn String Quartet op. 26 no. 6 in A major, Peter Copley, Double Duo, Bartok, String Quartet no.1 op. 7
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Sat 24 June
@ St Marys Church Hall
Self-hypnosis is an incredible resource you can use in so many different ways; and most people can do it. Visit my website to find out about using it to, relax, support your health, boost creativity, and work on specific issues and goals. Extensive handouts and a CD included. Booking essential –... more
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@ Glynde Place
The yearly Glynde Place Concert Series continues to go from strength to strength, with 2017 bringing more exciting BBC New Generation Artists to this beautiful Elizabethan manor house near Lewes in East Sussex, home to the VII Viscount and Viscountess Hampden and their children.

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July Sat 08 July
@ All Saints Centre
The Musicians of All Saints, directed by Andrew Sherwood play, Beethoven Romance in G major, op. 40, violin soloist, James Wicks, John Hawkins, Another Orpheus, Grieg, Two Elegiac Melodies op. 34,
Haydn Symphony no. 43 in E flat major ' Mercury'

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Sat 22 July
@ Grange Gardens
Don't miss this a brand new outdoor play with live music by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Co. Set in 1924 foggy London, funny, romantic and moving, it demonstrates the gritty determination to overcome an apparently unassailable problem through absolute love.
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@ Grange Gardens
Don't miss this a brand new outdoor play with live music by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Co. Set in 1924 foggy London, funny, romantic and moving, it demonstrates the gritty determination to overcome an apparently unassailable problem through absolute love.
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Sun 23 July
@ Grange Gardens
Don't miss this a brand new outdoor play with live music by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Co. Set in 1924 foggy London, funny, romantic and moving, it demonstrates the gritty determination to overcome an apparently unassailable problem through absolute love.
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@ Grange Gardens
Don't miss this a brand new outdoor play with live music by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Co. Set in 1924 foggy London, funny, romantic and moving, it demonstrates the gritty determination to overcome an apparently unassailable problem through absolute love.
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Sat 29 July
@ Glynde Place
The yearly Glynde Place Concert Series continues to go from strength to strength, with 2017 bringing more exciting BBC New Generation Artists to this beautiful Elizabethan manor house near Lewes in East Sussex, home to the VII Viscount and Viscountess Hampden and their children.

Norwegian... more

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October Sat 07 October
@ St Marys Church Hall
This friendly and relaxed one-day workshop is for anyone interested in exploring a more natural approach at menopause. We look at what you need to know about your menopause – hormonally, HRT and your choices, self-help measures and time to ask questions about the best way forwards for you.... more
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