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The World’s Most Visited Ice Show

How to enter

Simply answer the following question and then send your answer, together with your name, address, telephone number and where you picked up your copy of the Family Grapevine to: Holiday on Ice Competition, The Family Grapevine, PO Box 145, Haywards Heath, RH16 3ES Question: Which is the World’s most visited ice show? The Closing Date is 1st December 2011

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Libraries

Hangleton Library, 01273 296904

Patcham Library, 01273 296912

Brighton & Hove City Libraries, 01273 290800

Hollingbury Library, 01273 296908

Portslade Library, 01273 296914

Hove Library, 01273 296937

Rottingdean Library, 01273 296918

Brighton & Hove Mobile Libraries, 01273 296914

Jubilee Library, Brighton, 01273 296969

Saltdean Library, 01273 296920

Mile Oak Library, 01273 296916

Westdene Library, 01273 296922

Coldean Library, 01273 296902

Moulsecoomb Library, 01273 296910

Woodingdean Library, 01273 296928

Brighton's unique HDUO\VWDUWHDUO\Ă€QLVK dance night for women www.mother-funkers.com 01273 555334

BURGESS HILL DISTRICT LIONS CLUB HO-HO-HO

Santa is returning again to a brand new Grotto courtesy of South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks. Santa is due to arrive on Saturday 19th November & will then be there every Saturday (10am - 12 30pm & 1 30pm - 4.00pm) & Sunday (10 30am - 12 30pm & 1 30pm - 3 30pm) until Christmas. Special Shopping Evenings: Wednesday 30th November 5 30pm - 8 30pm & December 19th - 23rd 10am - 12 30pm & 1 30pm - 4pm For ÂŁ3-00 each child will get a chance to talk to Santa and receive a present. All monies received will go towards Lions local projects. Hope to see you there!!


Toys, BookVDQG*LIWV‡3arties Capture the moment now, treasure the memory forever Ceramic Imprints 3D Castings 2D Stone Imprints Fingerprint Jewellery Imprint/Artwork Jewellery

Jonathan Cann “The Award Winning Entertainer”

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Magic Shows Punch & Judy Balloonology For Parties, Fetes, Family Events And More!

Contact Debbie 07767 837829 Calli’s Corner West & Mid Sussex Westows Indoor Play & Football Centre, Hove, 2yrs+, 01273 721338 Withdean Sports Complex, sports parties, 01273 542100

Party Entertainment Adventure Unlimited, adventure parties for all ages, 01273 681058 Angels’n’Divas, Pamper Parties for girls 4-16yrs, 01273 434000 Animal Encounters, 07984 695768

Homes & Gardens

Party Venues

KIDSPACE Interiors, 3D murals, height charts etc for children’s rooms, 07552 827830

Bowlplex, Brighton Marina, 01273 818180

Wigwam Baby, children’s furniture, 267a Preston Drove, Brighton, 01273 554056

Books, Toys and Gifts Baby Cakes - Handcrafted nappy cakes, 07900 984523 Boy Wonder Gifts, on line retailer of gifts and partyware just for boys! 01273 582490 Calli’s Corner, jewellery, castings, impressions, ceramics, 07767 837829 Cheeky Monkeys Shop, 124 Lustrells Vale, Saltdean BN2 8FB, 01273 302644 Daisy Daisy, toys, fancy dress etc, 32 Sydney Street, Brighton BN1 4EP, 01273 699006 North Park Farm Activity Toys, try before you buy Albourne, 01273 833643 Parties Wrapped Up, Gifts and Party Supplies, 01435 830305 Pitter Patterns, Create a lasting impression, 01737 773768 Poppets Biz Kids Shop, 50 Blatchington Road, Hove, BN3 3YH, 01273 770£449 The Book Nook, Hove, Independent Children’s Bookshop, 01273 911988 Toby Tiger, 11 Gardner Street, Brighton, 01273 710610 Wigwam, 267a Preston Drove, Brighton, 01273 505504 Yummies, organic & fairtrade, 15 Bond Street, Brighton, 01273 738733

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Brighton & Hove Gymnastic Club, next to Goldstone Retail Park, parties for 5yrs+, 01273 776209

Animazing, talks, displays and birthday parties with animals, 07743 675253 Arieli Children’s Jewellery Parties, 07811 346639

Funplex Parties, Bevendean, up to 11yrs, 01273 690888

Creative Clay Parties, Circle Studio, Southover St BN2 9UE, 7yrs, 07963 691369

King Alfred Leisure Centre, Hove, sports parties, 01273 290290 Lagoon Watersports Parties: dinghy sailing (6yrs+), windsurfing, kayaking, powerboating (8yrs+), 01273 424842 Nivea Sun Yellowave Beach Sports, 01273 672222 Paint Pots, pottery painting parties, 39 Trafalgar Street, 01273 696682 Painting Pottery Café, North Laine, parties for all ages, 01273 628952 Portslade Sports Centre, sports, bouncy castle, fun & games & toddler gym parties, 01273 411100 Pottery House Café, Hove, 01273 773697 Sports Parties, Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, football, trampolining, basketball, cricket, tennis, tag rugby, multsports, 01273 731724 St Luke’s Swimming Pool, St Luke’s Terrace, Brighton BN2 9ZE, 01273 602385

sales@partieswrappedup.co.uk 01435 830305 or 07787 257201

Aunty Freckles - Face Painting & Balloons, 01273 846758 Birthday Dance Parties, 07910 193695

Hangleton Community Centre, Tiny Tim’s Soft Play, weekends, 01273 292 962

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Artyfacts, creative art parties catered to your child’s imagination, 07989 472760

Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, bouncy castle & football parties, 01273 391683

Funplex Laser Tag Parties, Bevendean, from Jan, 6-15yrs, 01273 690888

See our range of Christmas Gifts Party tableware, decorations, pass the parcel and prefilled party bags High quality gifts for every occasion and different ages Party at Home with Parties Wrapped Up, earn commision from hosting your own party

Children’s Parties Sussex, 3 - 17yrs, all themes covered, 01273 327551

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Dandelion Puppets, 01273 857482 Demolition Paintball Brighton, BN6 9EA,10yrs+, 0845 3386225 Dinki Dance Parties including pom poms, dance ribbons, limbo, bells, parachute games & lots more!, 01273 463120 Dotty Children’s Party Fun, 01273 502744 Felicity Fairy & Muddlehead the Pixie, 07779 220729 Fun Food Academy Cooking Parties, 4-11yrs, 01243 787766 Glitter Chix, make-over parties with games & party bags, 3 - 11yrs, 07787 558938 Gymboree Play & Music, Churchill Square, Brighton, 01273 772900 H2oh! Entertainment for children’s parties, 07915 064149 Hatt Adventures, abseiling, rock climbing, raft building & bushcraft parties, 8yrs+, 01273 358359 Huff Puffin, fit fun parties, afternoons & weekends, 3 - 5yrs, 07919 985007 Hula Hoop Parties, 5yrs, 07503 932543

Jonathan Cann, Magic, Punch & Judy, 01444 230409 Kindermusik Parties, 07866 449619 Kukizu Circus Workshops & Parties, 5yrs+, 07766 707785 Lily Lou Entertainment, 0800 433 4618 Little Kickers Football Parties, 18mths - 7yrs, 01293 226201 Little Pickles Parties, music parties for little ones, 01273 273675 Long Tall Silly, music parties for 21st century kids, 07877 037109 Pandemonia Parites, imaginative fun-packed parties for 4-8 yrs, 07960 954298 Potty the Pirate, 01273 220299 Print Stitch Make! Creative art & textile parties, 7-13yrs, 07920 482310 Rondo the Magic Clown, 01273 307905 Science Wizards, hands-on science parties, 5-12yrs, 08456 521215 SPLODGE Craft & Teddy Parties, teddy making, crafts & games, 01323 728230

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Tatty Bumpkin, magical adventures for 2-7yrs, 08456 808041 Zumbatomic - Kids Zumba Parties, 4 - 16yrs, 07967 569549

Bouncy Castles Brighton Bouncy Castles, 07809 121852

Unique Children’s Parties for 3 - 17 year olds including our exclusive VELCRO TARGET GAME

01273 327551

Easy 2 Name, 01635 298 326

Gingerbread, 020 7428 5400

Maternity Wear

Coldean Children’s Centre, Kenwards, Brighton, 01273 294917

Mamissima Mother & Child, 82 North Road, Brighton, 01273 626676

Conway Court Children’s Centre, Clarendon Road, Hove 01273 266011

Yummy Mummy Maternity, 161A Portland Road, Hove BN3 5QJ, 01273 327892

Cornerstone Children’s Centre, Church Road, Hove, 01273 327757

Single Parent Info Network www. spinbrighton.shutterfly.com, 01273 675773

Parentskool: antenatal class, a crash course in having a baby, 01273 620401

Party Supplies

Fathers Involvement Worker - Dad’s Groups, 01273 294097

And Breathe - Doula Services / Postnatal Support, 01273 555044

Boy Wonder Gifts, on line retailer of gifts and partyware just for boys! 01273 582490

HomeDad UK, 07752 549085

Buggyfit, Brighton & Hove, 07500 081227

Hand by Hand Chinese Parent & Toddler Group, Hollingbury, Mon pm, 07737 440185 Marti’s Multicultural Music, music, songs, games & rhymes from around the world, Polish Community Centre, Hove, 07882 975495 Mosaic Hollingdean Comm Centre for black & mixed parentage, 01273 295623 SRC Kalinka Russian Speaking Language Classes & Cultural Events, 07900 823100

Children’s Centres

NCT Brighton & Hove - antenatal courses, 0844 2436914

Families Need Fathers, 0207 613 5060

Bilingual Primary School, 01273 271291

Attach-a-tag, 01757 638926

My Name Label, 0870 8507897

Antenatal & Postnatal Exercise

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Schoolwear & Name Labels

Fun in Action, one to one befriending service for children from disadvantaged lone parent families, Preston Park, 01273 559794

Dads Group, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, Mondays 10am 11.30am, 01273 540779

Tea Cups & Tiaras, child-size tables & chairs & themed party décor kits for hire, 07749 573509

Beautiful Birth birthing pools, 01273 622001

Klassy Kids Schoolwear, direct to schools & parents, 01273 723395

www.childrenspartiessussex.co.uk

Happy Cheeks, face to face painting, 01273 729345

Parties Wrapped Up, Gifts & Party Supplies, 01435 830305

JoJo Maman Bebe Ltd, Gardner Street BN1 1UN, 01273 625682

Baby Equipment

Dad’s Groups

Crafty Jac, bespoke fancy dress costumes, 07775 438920

Charlie Barley, 17 Meeting House Lane, Brighton, 01273 774000

Yummies, organic & fairtrade, 15 Bond Street, Brighton, 01273 738733

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Baby & Childrenswear

Shoozoo, 35b Montefiore Road, Hove BN3 1RD, 01273 735896

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Sussex Princess Parties, princess & fairy parties, pamper & craft parties, 07954 967798

Pitter Patterns, Create a lasting impression, 01737 773768

Lili May Baby, 11 North Street, Brighton BN41 1DH, 01273 411331

Whatever the occasion we'll bring

Storytime Puppets the magical world of fairy tales, 01273 846885

Calli’s Corner, jewellery, castings, impressions, ceramics, 07767 837829

Klodhoppers, children’s shoes 103 Blatchington Road, Hove BN3 3YD, 01273 711132

Call Julie on 01273 434000

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Baby Mementoes

Super Dads, 07880 712585

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Child Health

Daisy Birth, Hove, 01273 249751 Mother & Baby Yoga, Dyke Rd Natural Heath Clinic, Tue am & home groups, 01273 479303 Mummyfit, Hove, 01273 473771 Pilates at The Acupuncture Clinic, 143 Portland Road, Hove, 07904 472605

Daisy Birth: pregnany & baby massage, 01273 780713 fromtheseed: pregnancy & baby massage, 01273 542358 Gentle Water Birthing Pools, 01273 622001

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CDA for Family Support Work, 01273 425699

NCT, find your nearest course, 0300 330 0770

Deans Children’s Centre, Woodingdean, 01273 306387 Goldstone Children’s Centre, Hove (term time only), 01273 294851 Hangleton Park Children’s Centre, Harnsworth Crescent, 01273 295272 Hollingbury & Patcham Children’s Centre, 01273 293311 Hollingdean Children’s Centre, Brentwood Road, 01273 295623 Moulsecoomb Children’s Centre, Hodsrove Lane, 01273 294040 North Portslade Children’s Centre, Portslade, The Rise, 01273 294062

Pushy Mothers buggy workout in Hove, 07931 758307

Roundabout Children’s Centre, Whitehawk Road, Brighton, 01273 290300

Revitalise Baby & Parent Yoga, 01273 738389

South Portslade Children’s Centre, 223 Old Shoreham Road, 01273 296895

The Hairforce - Lice Assassins, 01273 682865

Antenatal Groups

Bevendean Children’s Centre, Heath Hill Avenue, Brighton, 01273 696347

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Baby Naming Ceremonies Baby & toddler naming ceremonies: the non-religious alternative to a christening, 07769 904724

Toddlers Wednesday pm Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779

Baby & Toddler Signing Little Monkey Signers, Cornerstone Community Centre, Hove & Seven Dials, BN1, 6 - 18mths, 01273 727088

Crafty Cooks Pre-School Cookery Classes, Hove, 07989 344203

Sing & Sign, venues throughout Brighton & Hove, 01273 540266

Stanford Avenue Methodist Church, Hollingbury 1.45pm, Just turn up

Baby Massage

Toto’s Toddler French at Julilee Library, Brighton 2.30 & 3.40, 07540 696390

Baby Massage at the Hove Osteopathic Clinic, Hove, 01273 208410

Toddlers Thursday am

Baby Massage courses at the Pamper Pod, Fiveways, Brighton, 01273 561548

Art & Craft Club, Aldrington Place, Bellingham Crescent, Brighton, 01273 424966

From the Seed, baby massage course, Fiveways, Brighton, 07970 773030

Baby Jam, St Martin’s Hall , Lewes Rd, Brighton, BN2 3HQ (0-5yrs) 9.3010.15am (drop-in), 01273 601123

Baby Groups Brighton Breastfeeding Drop In, Hanover Community Centre, 01273 672706 Bubhub at St Mary Magdalen Community Centre, Brighton, www. bubhub.org Choices - Supporting young parents in the city, 07983 000267 Cry-sis helpline for crying & very demanding babies, 08451 228 669 NCT Breastfeeding Line, 0300 3300771 NCT Pregnancy & Birth, 0300 330 0772

Dinki Dancers, Shoreham Centre, Pond Road, Shoreham 10-11am, 01273 463120 Jumping Gym, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 10am - 2pm, 01273 540779 St Joseph’s Hall, Elm Grove, 9.30am to 11.30am, 01273 386159 St Martins Young Adventurers, Lewes Road 9.30-11.30am, Term time only

Toddlers Tuesday pm

Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779

Baby Jam, St Martin’s Hall, Lewes Rd, Brighton, BN2 3HQ (0-5yrs) 2-2.45pm, 01273 601123

Mini Mayhem, soft play sessions, King Alfred Leisure Centre, Hove, 01273 290290

Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779

Mini Movers, West Hill Community Hall, Compton Avenue, Brighton 11.30am12.15pm, 07886798265

Chatterbox Toddlers, Hollingdean Community Centre, 01273 295623

Portslade Sports Centre, Toddler Gym Sessions, 01273 411100

Mini Mayhem, soft play sessions, King Alfred Leisure Centre, Hove, 01273 290290

Toddler Group, St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School, Anne Street BN1 4GP 9.30-11.30am, 01273 692463

Nappies

Sunbeam Toddlers, Hangleton Centre, Harmsworth Cres, Hove, 01273 235721

Cheekies Nappies, home collection laundry service, 01903 784291

Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Toddlers Gym, 01273 731724

Childminders & Babysitting

Tumbletime, Southwick Leisure Centre, drop in session, 01273 238111

Toddlers Wednesday am

Bubhub at St Mary Magdalen Community Centre, Brighton, www.bubhub.org

Toddlers Tuesday am

Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779

Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779

Crafty Cooks Pre-School Cookery Classes, Hove, 07989 344203

Mini Mayhem, soft play sessions, King Alfred Leisure Centre, 01273 290290

Hullabaloo! Woodingdean, 01273 504002

Woodchips U6s, Thompson Road, Hollingbury Residents only 4-5pm, 07729 985293

Jolly Roger Childminding Service, 01273 276792 Little Angels Childminding Service, 07853100084

Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779

Sitters, for mature, reliable evening babysitters, 08447 367 367

Dragonflies Toddlers, Knoyle Hall, Preston Park 10am-12pm

Nannies & Au Pairs

Kiddiewinks Playgroup & lunch, Thompson Rd, Brighton 12.302.15pm Hollingbury residents only, 01273 236160

A2Z Au Pairs, 08456 445506 Bunnies of Brighton: Nannies, Mothers Helps, au pairs, maternity nurses, temp & perm, 01273 505001 Tigerlily Childcare, 01273 862410 Tinies Childcare, 01273 557671

Toddlers Monday am Awe & Wonder Learning Workshops, Southwick Community Centre, 07917108034 Charlie’s Music Time (6mths-4yrs), St Matthias Church Hall, Hollingbury 9.30am, Just turn up

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Red Jelly - creative play for children Under 6’s, 01273 930013

Squibs Toddler Group, Ascension Church Hall, Mill Rise, Westdene BN1 5GL, 01273 503357

Toddlers Thursday pm

Toddlers Friday am Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779

Mini Mayhem, soft play sessions, King Alfred Leisure Centre, Hove, 01273 290290

St Martins Young Adventurers Toddler Groups, Lewes Road 9.30-11.30am, term time only

Movers & Shakers, Hollingbury Childrens Centre, 9.30-11am, 01273 295623

Stories for pre-school children at Julilee Library at 10.15am, 01273 296960

Parent & Toddler, St Martins Church Hall, Elm Grove (0-4yrs) 9.30-11.30am

Sunbeam Toddlers, St Richard’s, Egmont Rd, Hove, 01273 235721

Red Jelly creative play for Under 6’s, 01273 930013

Toddler Group, Hollingdean Community Centre, 01273 295623

St Martins Young Adventurers, Lewes Road 9.30-11.30am, Term time only

Tumbletime, Southwick Leisure Centre, drop-in session, 01273 238111

Steiner Inspired Mother & Child Group, Falmer, 07722532461

Portslade Sports Centre, Toddler Gym Sessions, 01273 411100 St Martins Young Adventurers Toddler Groups, Lewes Road 9.30-11.30, Term time only

Hullabaloo! Patcham, 01273 504002

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WEEKLY MUSIC GROUP

Buenos Dias Spanish classes, 0-5yrs, 01273 323431

First Class

FREE

Crafty Cooks Pre-School Cookery Classes, Hove, 2½-5yrs, 07989 344203 Language Monkeys, Pre-school language classes, Phoenix Community Centre & Westows, Hove, 0333 3440246

Twinkle Twinkle

Les Franglophones, French for all ages, toddler group, French classes and fun, social events for all ages, 01273 592838

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Salut Les Petits! 34 Chanctonbury Road, Brighton, 0779 629 1100

WESTDEAN, BRIGHTON Tuesday 10 NEVILL AVENUE, HOVE Friday 10 & 11 HURSTPIERPOINT VILLAGE CENTRE Wednesday 10.00 & Thursday 9.45 and 10.30

Story Time at The Book Nook, daily 4pm & Sat 11am & 3pm (unless special event), 01273 911988

Soft Play Areas Funplex Brighton’s Premier Children’s Indoor Adventure Centre, 01273 690888

Telephone Sue Vance on 01273 416360

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Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Toddlers Gym, 01273 731724 Tumbletime, Southwick Leisure Centre, drop in sesssion 9am - 3pm, 01273 238111

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Carden Tots, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 9am - 3pm daily (hols from 10am), 01273 540779 Portslade Sports Centre, Toddler Gym Sessions, 01273 411100 St Nick’s Chicks, St Nicolas’s Church, Dyke Rd BN1 3LJ, 1.15 - 2.45pm, 01273 308607

Toddlers Saturday am Red Jelly - creative play for children Under 6’s, 01273 930013 Social Parents Brighton meet at 2pm at a different location weekly, 07572 954994

Toddler Arts & Crafts Mucky Pups arts crafts messy play for preschool, 07734 805945 Red Jelly - creative play for children under 6, 01273 930013

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French

Italian

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Visit our website at www.languagemonkeys.co.uk or call 0333 344 0246 to book your place. Eo reŐistraƟoŶ Ĩee. &ree taster sessioŶs. Italia Conti Performing Arts (CENTENARY YEAR), Ralli Hall, ‘Intro to the Performing Arts’ Ballet, Tap, Singing, Musical Theatre, 3-5yrs, Termly on Sat, 01273 321245 or 07956 890307 Just Dance Academy, Southwick, Portslade, Brighton, 3yrs+, 01273 595896 Magic Moves, Hanover Community Centre & St Joseph’s Hall, Hanover, 2 - 4yrs, 01273 600126

Toddler Dance

Mini Movers dance & movement class for toddlers, 07886 798265

Beacon Ballet School, Cecchetti ballet, Knoyle Hall, Preston Park, 3yrs+, 01273 557124

Mini Movers, Hollingbury Community Centre, Saturdays 3yrs+, 07921 673132 Totsdance, Hove & Queens Park, 18mths-4yrs, 07817 398215

Talking Tots, social confidence, vocabulary building & pre-literacy skills, 07827 697523 Tinklers Music Time, St Matthias Hall, 45 Hollingbury Pk Ave BN1 7JQ, 07799 886440 Trivoli Music Workshops for U5s, 01273 563089 Twinkle Twinkle, Hove and Westdean, 01273 416360

Toy Libraries Whitehawk Library, 01273 296924

Daycare Nurseries Acorn Nursery,The Rise, Mile Oak Road, Portslade, Brighton BN41 2PY, 01273 293980 Angmering Day Nursery, 22 Connaught Road, Hove BN3 3WB, 01273 933496 Blueberry Nursery, 5 Davigdor Road Hove BN3 1QB, 01273 733799 Boomerang Kids, Saltdean Barn, Arundel Drive West, Saltdean BN2 8SJ, 01273 390900 Brighton Day Nursery, Brighton Marina BN3 4FL, 01753 201122 Butterfly Bay Childrens Nursery, Ditchling Road, Brighton BN1 6JL, 01273 501300

Brighton & Hove Gymnastic Club, next to Goldstone Retail Park, 3yrs+, 01273 776209

Cherry Tree Nursery, Hollingdean Childrens Centre, Brentwood Road BN1 7DY, 01273 296052

Brighton & Hove Hockey Club, U5’s sessions, Sun am, Sussex Uni Sports Centre, Falmer, 01273 389945

Daisy Chain, Falmer High School, Moulscombe BN1 9PW, 01273 272279

Toddlers Music

CDance, Hangleton Community Centre, fun, relaxed dance, 2½ - 5yrs, 07803 002073

Baby & Toddler music with live guitar & piano, Under the Bridge, under Brighton station, Mon, Wed, Fri, 07799 564620

Dance Movement, Wendy Whatling School of Dance, Dyke Road, 3yrs+, 01273 735834

Broadway Babies for children from 6mths-4yrs, 07889 184776

Debutots: promotes skilful communication, creativity, confidence, 6mths-7yrs, 01273 245673

Hullabaloo!, 01273 504002

Diddi Dance, funky pre-school dance classes for girls & boys, Hove, 07730 576597

Little Pickle Music Makers, 4mths - 4yrs, Hangleton, Hove, Portslade, 01273 273675

Dinky Dancers Toddler Dancing Classes 18mths-4yrs, 01273 463120

Mini Music for babies & toddlers, 01273 326923

Tumble Tots, Hove, Peacehaven & Lewes, 01323 899840

Elite Dance, St Bartholomew’s school, Ann St, baby ballet, tap & street, 2½ - 5yrs, 07545 145716

Music for Aardvarks, Preston Park, Hove, Patcham, 6mths - 5yrs, 07886 927081

Tumbletime, Southwick Leisure Centre, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays am, 01273 238111

Kindermusik with Kerry, 7weeks - 5yrs, 07866449619

Westows Indoor Play & Football Centre, Hove, babies up to 4’10”, 01273 721338

Toddlers Sport & Gym

Bright Dance, musical theatre dance for toddlers, 2-5yrs, Knoyle Hall, Preston Park, 01273 881106

Gymboree, Brighton, 01273 772900

Tiny Tims Soft Play, Hangleton Community Centre, Harmsworth Crescent, BN3 8BW, 01273 292 962

ZT Kids Fit Skool & Healthy Café, Unit 1 Hove Bus Pk, Hove BN3 6HA, 3yrs -11yrs, 01273 202226

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Spanish

Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, toys & outdoor play area, 9am - 3pm, Tue - Fri, 01273 540779

Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, gymnastics, 3yrs+, Fri pm, 01273 391683

Early Years Nursery, 41 Dyke Road Avenue, Hove, BN3 6QA, 01273 500151

Huff Puffin, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, Friday am, 07919 985007

Early Years Nursery, 42 Wilbury Villas, Hove, BN3 6GD, 01273 778775

Little Kickers, Brighton, fun football training, 18mths - 7yrs, 01293 226201

Footsteps Day Nursery, 221-223 Old Shoreham Road, Portslade BN41 1XR, 01273 779034

Toddlers Gym, Portslade Sports Centre, Tue & Thu am & Fri pm, 01273 411100

Footsteps Day Nursery, 44 Cromwell Road, Hove BN3 3ER, 01273 416164

Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Toddlers Gym, drop in on Monday & Friday am, 01273 731724

Good Start School, The Street, Poyning BN45 7AQ, 01273 857411

Tatty Bumpkin, Brighton, 08456 808041

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Growing Up Green Day Nursery, 138 Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton BN1 6HQ, 01273 551333 Growing Up Green, 208 Preston Road, Brighton, 01273 551333 Happy Days Nursery, Coleman Street, Brighton BN2 9SQ, 01273 694447

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Church Hill Pre-School For 2-5 yr olds Est 2000 Term Time Only 9.15am-11.45am with optional lunch until 1.15pm 01273 554060/566864 Church Hill, Patcham. BN1 8YE Beside the Black Lion Harvester on the A23

Pumpkin Patch Nursery, 37 Preston Drove, Brighton, BN1 6LA, 01273 554484

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For 2 ½ - 5 year olds Our opening hours: DAILY 9.15 – 12.15 TUESDAYS Rising 5’s 9.15 – 12.15 TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS EARLY BIRDS 8.55 – 9.15 THE PERFECT ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR KIDS TO GROW Scout HQ, East End Lane, Ditchling For more information call us on 01273 846155 or email ditchlingpreschool@googlemail.com OUTSTANDING Pre-school Provider 2011

Royal Spa Nursery, Park Hill, Kemp Town, BN2 OBT 3-5yrs, 01273 607480 St. George’s Nursery, St George’s Road, Brighton, BN2 1ED, 01273 530880 Strawberry Hill Nursery, 19 Grantham Road, Brighton, BN1 6EE, 01273 561100

Hillbury House Day Nursery, 81 Denmark Villas, Hove BN3 3TH, 01273 730004 Home from Home Nursery, 56 New Church Rd, Hove BN3 4FL, 01273 245377 Hopscotch Children’s Nuseries, Peacehaven, Brighton & Hove, 01273 385577

Sunflower Nursery, Bear Road, Brighton, BN2 4DA, 01273 707581 Sunshine Day Nursery, 6 Tarmount Lane, Shoreham, BN43 6DA, 01273 441912 Sunshine Nursery, 151 Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 0AG, 01273 680280 Tarnerland Nursery, St Johns Place, Brighton, BN2 OGR, 01273 294199

Joyland Nursery, 27 Grantham Road, Brighton BN1 6EE, 01273 554886

Teddy Bears Day Nursery, 59 Glebe Villas, Hove, BN3 5SL, 01273 412100

Jump Star Nursery, Hodshrove Lane, Moulsecoombe BN2 4SE, 01273 290460

Teddybears, 59 Glebe Villas, Hove, BN3 5SL, 01273 412100

Little Angels Nursery, 18 Whitethorn Drive, Brighton BN1 5LH, 01273 380067 Little Earthworms Day Nursery, 387 Ditchling Road, Brighton BN1 6NF, 01273 243182 Little Oaks Nursery, 120 Stanford Avenue, Brighton BN1 6FE, 01273 550120 Little Oaks Nursery, 49a Goldstone Villas, Hove BN3 3RT, 01273 772263 Little Oaks Nursery, 89 Ishingword Road, Brighton BN2 9SJ, 01273 694847 Little People by the Sea, 41 Medina Villas, Hove BN3 2RP, 01273 204584

Tinysaurus Nursery, 142 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4JD, 01273 423666

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www.burgesshill-school.com Coral Pre School, Orchard Road, Hove, 01273 731262

St Luke’s Pre-School, Queens Road, BN1 3XA, 01273 270 223

Ditchling Pre-School, Scout Hut, East End Lane, 01273 846115

St Nicolas PreSchool, Saltdean Vale, BN1 7BF, 2½-5yrs, 01273 307973

Dolphins Pre-School, The Pavillion, Nevill Playing Fields, Hove, BN3 7QD, 2-5yrs, 01273 738328

Stepping Stones Playschool, Drove Road, Portslade, BN41 2PA, 01273 294076 or 07963 680201

First Step Nursery, Longhill School, Falmer Road, Rottingdean, BN2 7FR, 01273 302449

Torah Academy Nursery, 31 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4AD, 2-5yrs, 01273 328675

Kipling Lions Pre School at Rudyard Kipling School, Chalkland Rise, Woodingdean, BN2 6RH, 2-5yrs, 01273 309352

Village Under 5’s Pre School, Windlesham Close, Brighton, BN41 2LY, 2½-5yrs, 01273 430704

Oak Cottage Nursery, Warren Road, Woodingdean BN2 6DA, 01273 680541

Wishing Tree Day Nursery, 14 Carden Avenue, Patcham, BN1 1NA, 01273 551515

Little Ducklings, Hangleton Community Centre, Harmsworth Crescent, Hove, BN3 8BW, 2-5yrs, 01273 248532

One World Nursery, Tithe Barn, Moulsecoomb Place, Brighton, BN2 4GA, 01273 642021

Wonder Years Nursery, 2 Surrenden Crescent, Preston Park, BN1 6WF, 01273 553083

Ovingdean Nursery, Ovingdean Road, Brighton, BN2 7BB, 2½-5yrs, 01273 302991

Orchard Day Nursery, Queens Park Road, Brighton, BN2 OGL, 01273 622883

Young Sussex, 165 Portland Rd, Hove, BN3 5QJ, 01273 777001

Parish Centre Pre-School, South Street, Portslade, BN41 2LE, 2½-5yrs, 01273 430561

Pepperpot Nursery, 39 Whippingham Road, Brighton, BN2 3PF, 01273 928673

Young Sussex, 191-193 Dyke Road, Hove, BN3 1TL, 01273 736948

Phoenix Nursery, Southover Street, BN2 9WN, 01273 277016

Young Sussex, 302 Upper Shoreham Road, Shoreham, BN43 6BA, 01273 440777

Pixies, 7 Ditchling Road, Brighton, BN41 1XR, 01273 700556

Preschool Nurseries

Playcare Nursery, 6 Windlesham Road, BN1 3AG, 01273 746316 Poets Corner Nursery, 43 Shirley Street, Hove, BN3 3WJ, 01273 735155 Poppies At The Park, 131 Stapley Road, Hove, BN3 7FG, 01273 430101

Ark Preschool, North Street, Portslade, BN41 1DG, 01273 433433 Burgess Hill School Nursery for girls and boys, Burgess Hill, RH15 OEG, 2½-5yrs, 01444 237008

Poppies Day Nursery, 8 West Way, Hangleton, BN3 8LD, 01273 439999

Children’s House, a Montessori School, Brighton Children’s House, 54 Queens Park Rise, Brighton, BN2 9ZF, 2-4yrs, 01273 696373

Pumpkin Patch Nursery, 109 Church Rd, Hove, BN3 4BD, 01273 227000

Church Hill Pre-School, Church Hill, 2- 5yrs, Patcham, 01273 566864

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Patcham Pre-School, 21 Old London Road, BN1 8XR, 2½-5yrs, 01273 502122 Preston Park Pre-School, 5 Surrenden Rd, Preston Park, 2-4yrs, 01273 557144 Robins Nursery School, Eaton Road, Hove, 01273 725600 Roundabout Nursery, Whitehawk Road, Whitehawk, 01273 294780

Westdean Pre School, the Pavillion, Barn Rise, Brighton, BN1 5EE, 2½-5yrs, 01273 541026 Whiteway Pre School, Whiteway Centre, Rottingdean BN2 7HB, 2½-5yrs, 01273 307431

Independent Schools Bartholomews Tutorial College, 22-23 Prince Albert Street, Brighton, BN1 1HF, 16-19yrs, 01273 205965 Brighton & Hove High School, Junior School, Montpelier Road, Brighton, BN1 3AT, 5-11ys, 01273 280200 Brighton & Hove High School, Senior School, Montpelier Road, Brighton, BN1 3AT, 11 - 18yrs, 01273 280280

Singing Tree Kindergarten, South Street, Falmer, BN1 9PQ, 01273 386300

Brighton & Hove Montessori School, 67Stanford Avenue, Brighton, BN1 6FB, 01273 702485

Southwick Pre School, 24 Southwick Street Southwick, BN42 4TE, 2½-5yrs, 07931104403

Brighton College Prep School, Sutherland Road,Brighton, BN2 0EQ, 7-13yrs, 0)1273 704259

St Joseph’s Pre-School, Davey Drive, Hollingdean, BN1 7BF 2½-5yrs, 07757 865277

Brighton College Pre-Prep, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 0AL, 3-7yrs, 01273 70420

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The Drive Prep School, 101 The Drive, Hove BN3 6GE 8-16yrs, 01273 738444 Windlesham School, 190 Dyke Road, Brighton, BN1 5AA, 3-13yrs, 01273 553645

Primary Schools Aldrington CE Primary School, Balfour Road, BN1 6NE, 01273 542656 Balfour Infant School, Balfour Road, BN1 6NE, 01273 500617 Balfour Junior School, Balfour Rd, BN1 6NE, 01273 553521 Benfield Junior School, Portslade, 01273 294950 Bevendean Primary School, Hartington Road,BN2 3LJ, 01273 681292 Bilingual Primary School, due to open Sep 2012, 01273 271291 Carden Primary School, County Oak Avenue, BN1 8LU, 01273 293677 Carlton Hill Primary School, Sussex Street, BN2 9HS, 01273 604966 Coldean Primary School, Kenwards, BN1 9EN, 01273 294914 Coombe Road Primary School, Coombe Road, BN2 4ED, 01273 707878

Self Managed Learning College for 7 - 16yrs who are not in school, 01273 703691

Cottesmore St Mary’s RC Primary School, The Upper Drive, Hove, BN3 6NB, 01273 555811

Sompting Abbotts Prep School, Church Lane, Lancing, BN15 0AZ, 3-13yrs, 01903 235960

Davigdor Infant School, Somerhill Road, Hove BN3 1RG, 01273 731397

St Aubyns School, High Street, Rottingdean, BN2 7JN, 3-13yrs, 01273 302170 St Christopher’s School, 33 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4AD, 4-13yrs, 01273 735404

Downs Infant School, Ditchling Road, BN1 6JA, 01273 296868 Downs Junior School, Rugby Road, BN1 6ED, 01273 558422 Elm Grove Primary School, Elm Grove, BN2 3ES, 01273 708004

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6FKRROV‡7XWRULQJ‡$=RI 6SRUW /HLVXUH Our Lady of Lourdes School, Rottingdean, 4-11yrs, 01273 306980 Pied Piper - fun packed multi-activity holiday camps 4-12yrs, 01273 504485 Portslade Sports Centre, Multisports for 8 - 12yrs; Fun Club for 4-8yrs, mornings, 01273 411100 Print Stitch Make Holiday Club, Y1-Y8, Aldrington Primary School, Hove, 07920 482310 School Holiday Sports Courses organised by Brighton & Hove City Council, 01273 292721

Fairlight Nursery & Primary School, St Leonards Road, BN2 3AJ, 01273 601270 Goldstone Primary School, Freshfield Place, BN2 0BN, 01273 294851 Hangleton Infant School, Hove, 01273 294874 Hangleton Junior School, Dale View, Hove, BN3 8LF, 01273 294858 Hertford Infant School, Hertford Road, BN1 7GF, 01273 552931 Hertford Junior School, Lynchet Close, Brighton BN1 7FP, 01273 557341 Middle Street Primary School, Brighton, BN1 1AL, 01273 323184 Mile Oak Primary School, Graham Avenue, BN41 2WN, 01273 294880 Moulsecoomb Nursery & Primary School, The Highway, BN2 4PA, 01273 605700 Our Lady Of Lourdes RC Primary School, The Green, Rottingdean, BN2 7HA, 01273 306980

St Bernadettes RC Primary School, London Road, BN1 6UT, 01273 553813

Patcham High School, Ladies Mile Road, 11-16yrs, 01273 503908

St John The Baptist RC Primary School, Whitehawk Hill Road, BN2 0AH, 01273 607924

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, BN41 2WS, 11-18yrs, 01273 416300

St Joseph’s RC Primary School, Davey Drive BN1 7BF, 01273 556607

Self Managed Learning College for 7 - 16yrs who are not in school, 01273 703691

St Lukes Infant School, St Lukes Terrace, BN2 2ZE, 01273 675080 St Lukes Primary School, St Lukes Terrace, BN2 2ZE, 01273 675080 St Margarets CE Primary School, Whiteway Lane BN2 7HB, 01273 303109 St Mark’s CE Primary School, Manor Road BN2 5EA, 01273 605588 St Martin’s CE Primary School, Hartington Road, , BN2 3LJ, 01273 707114 St Mary Magdalen RC Primary School, Church Road, BN41 1LB, 01273 327533 St Mary’s RC Primary School, Church Road, BN41 1LB, 01273 418416 St Nicolas’ CE Junior School, Locks Hill, Portslade, BN41 2LA, 01273 418026 St Paul’s CE Primary School, St Nicholas Road, BN1 3LP, 01273 721001

Patcham Infant School, Highview Avenue South BN1 8WW, 01273 509766

St Peters Community Infant School, St Peter’s Road Portslade BN41 1LS, 01273 418069

Patcham Junior School, Ladies Mile Road, BN1 8TA, 01273 295020

Stanford Infant School, Highcroft Villas, BN1 5PS, 01273 555240

Peter Gladwin Primary School, Drove Road, BN41 2PA, 01273 294959

Stanford Junior School, Stanford Road, BN1 5PR, 01273 565570

Portslade Infant School, Locks Hill, Portslade, BN41 2LA, 01273 418850

West Blatchington Primary & Nursery School, Hangleton Way, BN3 8BN, 01273 770777

Queens Park Primary & Nursery School, Freshfield Place, BN2 0BN, 01273 686822 Rudyard Kipling Primary School, Chalkland Rise, BN2 6RH, 01273 303328 Saltdean Primary School, Chiltington Way, BN2 8HB, 01273 303358 Self Managed Learning College For 7 - 16yrs who are not in school, 01273 703691 Somerhill Junior School, Somerhill Road, Hove BN3 1RP, 01273 739659 St Andrew’s CE Primary School, Belfast Street, Hove, BN3 3YT, 01273 294800 St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School, Ann Street, BN1 4GP, 01273 692463

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West Hove Infant School, Portland Road, Hove BN3 5JA, 01273 733386 West Hove Junior School, Portland Road, Hove BN3 5JA, 01273 295484 Westdene Primary School, Bankside, BN1 5GN, 01273 294900 Whitehawk Primary School, Whitehawk Road, BN2 5FL, 01273 681377 Woodingdean Primary School, Warren Road, BN2 6BB, 01273 680811

Varndean School, 01273 561281

Tutoring

Angling

Fleet Tutors, Private tuition in your home, 0845 644 5452

Brighton Diver Charter Boat, sea fishing from Brighton Marina, 01273 301367

Kumon, Brighton, 01273 500887

Hove Deep Sea Anglers Club, Hove Lagoon, 01273 413000

Ready Steady Coach, 01273 251224 Upgrades, 01273 502661

Language Classes Buenos Dias Spanish Classes, after school & Saturday clubs, 01273 681368 La Jolie Ronde for children aged 3-12 yrs, 01273 389594 Language Monkeys, Pre-school language classes, Phoenix Community Centre, BN2 9ND & Westows, Hove, 0333 3440246 Franglophones, French for all ages, 01273 592838 Little Fidgets languages for kids throughout Sussex, 01273 833340 Salut Les Petits!, 0779 629 1100 SRC Kalinka Russian Speaking Language Classes & Cultural Events, 07900 823100

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Secondary Schools Blatchington Mill School & 6th Form College, Nevill Avenue, Hove, 11-18yrs, 01273 736244

Art Room, Portland Rd, Hove, school holiday workshops 6-18yrs, 01273 240308 or 07727 882824

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy, Lewes Road, BN1 9PW, 11 - 18yrs, 01273 691191

Boomerang Kids, Saltdean, 2-11yrs, 01273 390900

Dorothy Stringer School, Loder Road, 11-16yrs, 01273 852222 Longhill High School, Falmer Road, Rottingdean, 11-16yrs, 01273 304086

Sport Academies, coaching for all abilities, Brighton College, 3-15yrs, 0844 3358217 Sports For Choices, holiday activities for those with a visual imparment, 8-16yrs, 07786 238168

Aiming High fo those with special needs & learning difficulties, Crew Club, Whitehawk, 14yrs+, 05601 165690

Cardinal Newman Catholic School, The Upper Drive, Hove, 11-18yrs, 01273 558551

Southwick Leisure Centre, sports, arts & crafts, talent shows, trampolining etc, 5-16yrs, 01273 238111

Class Of Their Own, Brighton, Hove & Shoreham, 4-11yrs, 01273 733337 Longhill High School Holiday Activities Club at Deans Leisure Centre, Falmer Rd, 5-12yrs, 01273 391683 Moulsecoomb Neighbourhood Trust Holiday Activities at the Primary School, primary school ages, 01273 604362

Seabreeze Charter Fishing & Diving, Brighton Marina, 07850 707572

Archery County Oak Archery Club, Blatchington Mill School, 13yrs+, 01273 592795

Arts & Crafts Art Classes at Hummingbird Studio, Preston Park, 7-14yrs, 07738 267913 Art Room, Portland Rd, Hove, workshops for children & young people, 6yrs - A level, 01273 240308 Artworks (4 - 9yrs) & Art Club (10yrs+), Beacon Arts, Knoyle Hall, Preston Park, 01273 557124 Artyfacts, art classes & clubs, drop in at Cornerstone Community Centre, Hove, Wed pm, 07989 472760 Big Bead Boutique, Dyke Road, jewellery making lessons & parties, 01273 383983 Creative Clay for Kids, Circle Studio, Southover St BN2 9UE, all ages, 07963 691369 Family Arts Club with Louise Mabbs, 01273 557318 Fiveways Arts & Crafts, arts & crafts supplies shop, 01273 551600 Paint Pots, pottery painting for all ages, 39 Trafalgar Street, 01273 696682 Painting Pottery Café, North Laine, workshops, parties etc for all ages, 01273 628952 Pottery House Café, Hove, drop in sessions & parties, 01273 773697 Print Stitch Make! Art & Textiles Workshops, parties & holiday clubs, Hove, Y1-Y8, 07920 482310

Athletics Brighton & Hove City Athletic Club, Withdean, 9yrs+, 01903 813878 Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, athletics course, 6-11yrs, 01273 391683 Phoenix Athletics & Triathlon Club, Withdean, 9yrs+, 07738 664790

Badminton Badminton Coaching, Southwick Leisure Centre, 7 - 16yrs, 01273 238111

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A - Z of Sport & Leisure

Brighton Badminton Summer Club, juniors: 8 - 16yrs at Portslade Leisure Centre & King Alfred, teenagers/seniors: call for venues, 01273 330334

Gallus Boxing Gym, Brighton Racecourse, 9 - 15yrs, Mon/Tue/Wed pm, 01273 683559

Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, cricket course, 6 - 11yrs & cricket nets for hire, 01273 391683

Whitehawk ABC, 10yrs+, 07738 527677

King Alfred Leisure Centre, junior badminton classes, Tue pm, 8 -14yrs, 01273 290290

ZT Fight Skool, Unit 7, Hove Business Park, BN3 6HA, 4yrs - adult, 01273 202226

East Brighton Cricket Club, 15yrs+, 01273 502610

Portslade Sports Centre, junior coaching, Tue pm, 8 - 16yrs, 01273 411100

Cheerleading

Stanford Penguins, Junior Badminton Club, Portslade Sports Centre, 11 - 16yrs, Mon, 07811 585174

Cards & Board Games

Palmers Cricket Club, Hove, U12’s & U14’s teams + adults, 07767 754877

Chess for Wizards, 07882 121506

Portslade Sports Centre, cricket nets for hire, 01273 411100

Brighton School of Samba, drumming, percussion & dance, 10yrs+, 07739 821075

Rottingdean Cricket Club, U10’s, U16’s, 01273 691161

Brighton Theatre Group Youth, musical theatre, 7 - 18yrs, 07980 266660

Southwick Cricket Club, U10’s, U11’s & U16’s teams

Carroll-Turner School of Dance, ballet, modern & tap, 3yrs, 01273 705798

St Peters Cricket Club, Preston Park, U9’s - U15’s & adults, 07824 516672

CDance, Hangleton Community Centre, fun, relaxed dance, 2½ - 8yrs, 07803 002073

King Alfred Leisure Centre, Wed pm, 5-14yrs, 01273 290290

Virgin Brighton Badminton Club, 8-16yrs plus adults, 07798 808626

Sussex Junior Chess, all ages & abilities welcome, 01342 315075

Basketball

Circus & Stunts

Brighton Cougars Basketball Club, Dorothy Stringer, 5yrs+, 01273 561259

Bandbazi Youth Circus Theatre, Brighton Youth Centre, Edward St, 6yrs+, 01273 245584

Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, basketball course, 6-11yrs, 01273 391683 Portslade Sports Centre, coaching for 8-12yrs, Thu pm, 01273 411100 Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Street Basketball, Fri eve, 13yrs+, 01273 731724

Bowling & Skittles Bowlplex, Brighton Marina, 01273 818180 Preston Bowls Club, Junior bowlers welcome, Mon club night, 7yrs+, 01273 540415 (option 1)

Boxing & Wrestling Brighton & Hove Boxing Team, Hove, 8yrs - adult, 01903 520870 Fishergate Wrestling Club, 07799 728298

Circus Project, Hangleton Community Centre, 7yrs+, 01273 884732

Cycling Bike for Life, training for children & young people, 4yrs+, 01273 676278

Junior Sharks, coaching from Sussex County Cricket Club coaches, 6 - 14yrs, 01273 827135 Moulsecoomb & District Cricket Club, 13yrs+, 07939 235105

Sussex County Cricket Club, Eaton Road, Hove, 0844 2640202 (office); 0844 2640206 (tickets) Sussex Sharks Visually Impaired Cricket Club, 5yrs+, 07786 238168

VC Jubilee Youth Development Cycling Club, 9-18yrs, 01273 843859

Dance & Drama

Climbing

Academy of Creative Training Courses, professional theatre training and kid’s drama school, 01273 818266

Rockhoppers at Adur Outdoor Activities Centre, Shoreham, 8-12yrs climbing club, 01273 462928 The Rock Court, Stanley Deason Leisure Centre, indoor climbing wall , 5yrs+, 01273 681058

Aldrington Scottish Country Dance Group, Hove, 01273 416893

Cricket

Amazonas Capoeira Brighton, Brazilian dance, 5 - 8yrs, youth and adult classes, City Gate Community Centre, London Rd, 07919 586299

Brighton & Hove Cricket Club, U9 - U16’s, men’s & women’s teams, 01273 555534

Beacon Ballet School, Cecchetti ballet, Knoyle Hall, Preston Park, 3yrs-adult, 01273 557124

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Bertram School of Dance, Ballet & Tap, Hanover Community Centre & Park Hill Evangelical Church Hall, 3yrs+, 01273 703328 Brighton & Hove Dance Academy, ballet, jazz, creative dance for 3yrs+, Brighton & Hove High School, 07500 724236 Brighton & Hove Music & Arts (BHMA), contemporary & creative dance, 11 - 18yrs, 01273 293524

Children’s Ballroom & Latin with East Sussex Dance: 5-11yrs, 12-15yrs, Patcham, 07901 962163 Children’s Disco & Street Dance with East Sussex Dance: 8-10yrs, 11-14yrs Patcham, 07901 962163 City Dance, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, street jazz, pop jazz, musical theatre, 8yrs+, 07921 673132 Community Arts at Blatchington Mill School, Hove, 01273 736244 x229 Dance Art Studio, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Preston Park and Fiveways, 3yrs+, 01273 556313 Dinki Flowers Stage School, 01273 452868

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Feel The Vibes Street Dance, Moulsecoomb Leisure Centre, Fri, 07702 258528

East Sussex Dance School: Ballroom, Latin, Ballet, Disco, Freestyle, Street Dance, 07901 962163

Funky Feet: Ballet, Tap, Disco 3yrsadult, 01273 273273

Elite Dance, St Bartholomew’s school, Ann St, ballet, tap, modern, jazz, street, 2½yrs - adult, 07545 145716

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Funky Footsteps Dance Club, 5 - 12yrs, 07746 683985 Groovy Moves, 7-11yrs, Elm Grove School, BN2 3ES, 01273 600126 Helen O’Grady Children’s Drama Academy (5-8 years), classes throughout Brighton & Hove, 01444 458039 Hove Dance Centre, Portslade, ballroom, latin, street/freestyle, 4yrs adult, 01273 419900 I Can Dance, after school dance clubs for schools, 07899 835358

Brighton & Hove’s No.1 Hip Hop Dance school for children aged 4 - adults. Classes across Brighton, Hove, Lewes and Portslade.

www.streetfunk.co.uk info@streetfunk.co.uk 07554 434254 Italia Conti Performing Arts (CENTENARY YEAR), Acting, Acting For Camera, Voice & Dialect, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Singing, 5-18yrs, Termly on Sat, 01273 321245 or 07956 890307 Junior Drama (7-11yrs) & Youth Theatre Group (11-16yrs), Beacon Arts, Knoyle Hall, Preston Park, 01273 557124

Little Luvvies Brighton, toddler-10yrs, 01273 737912 Perform: drama, dance & singing classes, 0845 400 4017 Portslade School of Dancing, ballet, tap & modern, 3yrs+, 01273 455212 Portslade Sports Centre: Popdance, fun dance for 7-16yrs, 01273 411100

Just Dance Academy, Southwick, Portslade, Brighton: disco, freestyle, hip hop & street, 3yrs+, 01273 595896

Radio Free Brighton, children & young people can make radio shows & animations, 9yrs+, 07799 564620

Kidsdance & Totsdance, Queens Park & Hove, 18mths-8yrs, 07817 398215

Reflexions Academy, Moulsecoomb LC, Sun pm, 5yrs+, 01273 549261

King Alfred Leisure Centre, Streetdance, Mon pm, 8- 1yrs & 11-15yrs; Tue eve, 16yrs+, 01273 290290

Rox School Of Dance & Drama, 01273 208513

Kudos, competition & peformance group, under 13yrs & 14-21yrs, by audition, 07900 681355

Sammy Mason Dance School, Hangleton Community Centre, street, jazz, freestyle, 7yrs+, 07791 837488

LCAS School of Theatre Arts, gymnastic dance, jazz, street, drama, singing, 3-18yrs, Deans LC, 07714 571706

Shana Goldmans Stage School, Hove & St Mary Magdalens School, Brighton, Spring St, 01273 789252

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A - Z of Sport and Leisure Patcham FAB Club, for young people with special needs, 13 - 25yrs, Mon, 01273 293638

Stage Academy Classes 8-18yrs, 01273 737912 Stagecoach Brighton, performing arts, Varndean School, 4-18yrs, 01273 559997

Riding for the Disabled, East Sussex, 0845 4507046, West Sussex, 0845 4507047

Stagecoach Hove, performing arts, Blatchington Mill School, 4-18yrs, 01273 258318

Seagulls Specials FC, Portslade Sports Centre, 5yrs - adult, 07919 051848

Streetfunk, Hip Hop Dance. Brighton, Hove & Portslade, 4yrs-adult, 07554 434254

Spiral, sports & recreation for people with learning disabilities, 12 - 25yrs, 01273 295180

Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Street Dance, Tue & Wed pm, 4-10yrs, 01273 731724

Sunday Soccer, Portslade Community College, 14yrs+, 07919 051 848 Sussex Sharks Visually Impaired Cricket Club, 07786 238168

T21 Dance, street & hiphop, Brighton Youth Centre, Edward St, 5 - 21yrs, 07900 681355

Sussex Wasps Disabled Sports Club, 01273 701235

The Theatre Workshop, Brighton, Fri & Sat classes, 6 - 18yrs, 01273 733736

SWBC Tigers, The Sussex Wheelchair Bastketball Club, Moulsecoomb Leisure Centre, www.swbctigers.com

Under 6’s Disco class, 3-6 yrs, Patcham, 07901 962163 Under 8’s Disco & Street, 6-8 yrs, Patcham, 07901 962163 Wendy Whatling School Of Dance, Dyke Road, BN1 3JD, 01273 735834 Zumba with Me, classes across Brighton & Hove, 14yrs - adult, 07709 341907

)HQFLQJ Brighton & Hove Fencing Club, Surrenden Road, 12yrs+, 01273 678073

Impulse Leisure Soccer School, Southwick Leisure Centre, Tue pm, 5yrs+, 01273 238111

Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, gymnastics academy, 3 - 11yrs, 01273 391683

Peacehaven Youth Football Club, U8’s - U18’s, 07767 400055

Hollingdean Gymnastics Club for girls 5yrs+, 07795 008772

Portslade Sports Centre, junior football coaching, 4 - 8yrs, 01273 411100

I-Star Academy, rhythmic & aesthetic gymnastics, Brighton & Shoreham, 5yrs+, 07843 666251

Rottingdean Village FC, U6’s - U16’s, mixed to U13’s, 01273 300413 Southwick Rangers FC, U7’s - U16’s, mixed to U13’s, 01273 422967

Portslade Sports Centre, gymnastics 5 - 16yrs, trampolining, 4 - 16yrs, 01273 411100

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Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Wed pm, 5 - 8yrs, 01273 731724

Southwick Leisure Centre, trampolining, 5 - 16yrs, 01273 238111

Big Scream! at the Duke of York’s Picturehouse, screenings for parents with babies under 1, 0871 704 2056

Sussex Thunder British American Football Club, 07719 918601

Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Trampolining, Mon & Thu, 5 - 14yrs, 01273 731724

Portslade Sports Centre, coaching for 10 - 17yrs, 01273 411100

Kids Film School, Brighton Film School, Ditchling Road, 9 - 16yrs, Sat pm, 01273 413882

)LWQHVV ([HUFLVH Junior Fitness afterschool sessions, Southwick Leisure Centre, 12 - 16yrs, 01273 238111 King Alfred Leisure Centre, Hove, junior gym sessions, 12-16yrs, 01273 290290 Prince Regent Swimming Complex, Church St, BN1 1YA, junior gym sessions, 01273 685692 Withdean Sports Complex, junior gym sessions, 01273 542100 ZT Fitness, junior & teen fitness, 7 Hove Business Park, BN3 6HA, 01273 202226

)RRWEDOO 5 Ways Saturday Soccer School & Academy, Varndean College, Sat am, 4 - 14yrs, 01273 711395 A1 Soccer Schools, 01273 666395 Albion in the Community, Saturday soccer clubs, after school clubs & holiday courses, 01273 878277 Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, football course, 6 - 11yrs, 01273 391683 Fishersgate Flyers Youth FC, U6’s U16’s, 01273 709633 Hawks Youth FC, U10’s - U16’s boys; U11’s - U12’s, U18’s girls, 01273 565728

Westows Indoor Play & Football Centre, Hove, 2yrs - adult, fun, coaching, leagues etc, 01273 721338 Whitehawk FC, U18’s (see Hawks Youth for younger players & girls), 07903 344736 Withdean Sports Complex, hire the stadium or 5 aside pitch, 01273 542100

Golf Benfield Valley Golf Course, Hove, 9 hole course, 01273 411358 Brighton & Hove Golf Club, Devil’s Dyke Road, junior memberships, 01273 556686 Dyke Golf Club, Brighton, junior memberships & competitions, 01273 857260 East Brighton Golf Club, Roedean Road, junior memberships, coaching & competitions, 01273 603989 Hollingbury Park Golf Course, academy for all ages, reduced green fees for juniors, 01273 500086 Roedean Cafe & Miniature Golf, 01273 570513 Rottingdean Miniature Golf & Putting Course all ages, 01273 302127 Waterhall Golf Course, reduced green fees for juniors, 01273 508658 West Hove Golf Club, junior memberships, tournaments, coaching, 01273 413494

Hove Park Colts, U6 - U16’s, 01273 706842

Gymnastics & Trampoline

Hove Park First4Football, drop-in Sat am, 5 - 14yrs & after school clubs, 07748 399347

Brighton & Hove Gymnastic Club, next to Goldstone Retail Park, 3yrs - adults, 01273 776209

Hockey Brighton & Hove Hockey Club, U5’s - U18’s + adults, Sussex University Sports Centre Falmer, Sun am, 01273 389945 Southwick Hockey Club, 11yrs+, Wed eve, Portslade Leisure Centre, 01273 592233

Horseriding Brendon Horse & Rider Centre, Pyecombe, training with your own horse & competitions, 01273 845545 Chestnuts Riding School, Pyecombe, 01273 503842

Leisure & Sport for Disabled & Special Needs Children Adur Multi-Sports Club for Young People with Disabilities, 01273 263319 Adur Outdoor Activities Centre, Shoreham, wheelchair friendly climbing wall, 01273 462928 Adur Special Needs Project, 01273 441866

Martial Arts Brighton & Hove Taekwon-Do, lots of venues across the city, 3yrs - adult, 01273 508120 Brighton Aikido, Dorset Gardens, 8yrs+, 07785 948460 Brighton Judo Club, St James’s St, BN2 1RU, 5yrs - adult, 01273 683780 (Mon/Wed/Fri eves) Brighton Ki Society, Queen Square, 4yrs+, 01273 323315 Brighton Taekwondo Academy, Varndean College, 6yrs+, 07764 740877 Chris Kents Kicks Martial Arts, Brighton & Hove venues, 3yrs+, 01273 673680 Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, Sama Karate & Kickboxing, 01273 588850 Kickboxing, Stanley Deason Leisure Centre, Whitehawk, 9yrs+, 07831 413231 Little Eagles Self Defence & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Hove, 4yrs - adult, 07970 828 636 Little Ninjas & Junior Korean Karate, 3yrs+, St Martin’s School, Lewes Rd, 01323 873753 Millwood Self Defence, Carlton Hill, 5-14yrs, 07522 18558 Myojo Dojo, Queen Square & Kings Manor Community College, 6yrs+, 01273 415774 Ninja School at Samurai Martial Arts Centre, Brighton, 4yrs+, 01273 570940 Portslade Sports Centre, Tai Jitsu, 6yrs -adult, 01273 411100 Ryushinkan Traditional Karate, Dyke Road, families from 6yrs+, otherwise 8yrs+, 07766 823049 SAMA Karate & Kickboxing, venues throughout Brighton & Hove, 5yrs+, 01273 588850

BHA Specials FC, Manor Centre, Thu eve, 15yrs+, 07919 051 848

Sussex Nam Pai Chuan, Kung Fu, 5-15yrs, Cornerstone Community Centre, Hove, Mon & Thu, 07812 342058

Brighton & Hove Albion Seagulls Special Football Club, 07919 051848

Sussex Sport Aikido Club, 079511 77936

Cherish, youth group for learning disabled young people, 13 - 25yrs, 01273 295192

Tae-Jitsu, Portslade Sports Centre, Tue, Thu, 8yrs+, 07891 864272

Dolphins Disabled Swimming Club, 01273 307647

Wu Xing Wushu, children’s Gongfu, Cornerstone Community Centre, Hove, 7-11yrs, 07799 097776

Marlin Swimming Club for disabled people, King Alfred pool, 5yrs+, 01273 416600

ZT Fight Skool, Unit 7, Hove Business Park, BN3 6HA, 4yrs - adult, 01273 202226

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Music Teachers Adaptatrap Percussion, Trafalgar St, specialists in instruments from around the world, 01273 672722

Adventure Unlimited, adventure activities for children, young people & adults, 01273 681058 Blackland Farm near East Grinstead, climbing, zipwire, abseiling, canoeing, archery, orienteering etc, 01342 810493 Hatt Adventures, family climbing & kayaking adventures, 01273 358359

Paintball

Brighton & Hove Music & Arts (BHMA), music lessons, choirs, music groups, 5yrs+, 01273 293524

Demolition Paintball Brighton, BN6 9EA,10yrs+, 0845 3386225

Clive’s Easylearn Pop Music Schools: guitar drums, bass, keyboard, singing, 7yrs+, Varndean, Woodingdean, 07920 162489

Hove Children’s Book Group for preschool children, www.fcbg.org.uk

Music Workshop: choir, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocals, violin, Under the Bridge, Brighton station, 07799 564620 Pop School Classes, song writing, studio technique. movement & performance skills, microphone techniques, 12 - 18yrs, 01273 737912 Susanna Cassam Music Tuition, piano, guitar, singing, violin, clarinet, saxophone, flute, 01273 504505

Netball Brighton Netball Club, U11’s - adult, club full with waiting list in operation Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, netball course, 6 - 11yrs, 01273 391683 Hollingdean Hearts, 15yrs+, 01273 541030

Outdoor Pursuits Centres Adur Outdoor Activities Centre, Shoreham, climbing wall, canoeing, mountain biking, 01273 462928

Poetry & Storytelling Little Green Pig Writing Project, 07976 548856 (7 - 11yrs) 07870 996328 (12 - 16yrs) Story Time at The Book Nook, daily 4pm & Sat 11am & 3pm (unless special event), 01273 911988 The Book Nook Book Club, Hove, 11yrs+, 01273 911988

Rugby & Mini Rugby Brighton Blues Rugby, Waterhall, U6’s U16’s, mixed until U12’s, 01273 562729 Hove Rugby Club, U6 - U18’s plus adult teams, 01273 505103 South Sussex Barbarians, girls rugby, Brighton, Lewes & Shoreham, 11 - 18yrs, 07747 565144

Skating & Skateboards Giant Roller Disco, Southwick Leisure Centre, Sat pm, 01273 238111 Brighton Stormers Skater Hockey, 7yrs - adult, 07766 762364 ‘Da Roof’ Indoor Skate Park, Brighton Youth Centre, Edward St, Mon, Fri, Sat, 8 - 19yrs, 01273 681368

Snooker

Softball

Snooker Coaching, Portslade Sports Centre, 8 - 16yrs, 01273 411100

Brighton Beachcombers Softball Club, Preston Park, 14yrs+, 07977 553284

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Sports Centres David Lloyd Club, Brighton Marina, 01273 3666401 Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, sports halls, studio, football pitch, junior pitch, 01273 391683 King Alfred Leisure Centre, Kingsway, Hove, swimming, gym, sports halls, indoor bowls, 01273 290290 Moulsecoomb Community Leisure Centre, gym, sports hall, football pitches, 01273 622266 Portslade Sports Centre, sports halls, football pitch, classes & coaching in lots of sports, 01273 411100 Stanley Deason Leisure Centre, Wilson Avenue, sports hall, squash, gym, floodlit pitches, climbing wall, 01273 694281 Virgin Active Brighton Health & Racquet Club, Falmer, 01273 667888

Stanley Deason Leisure Centre, Whitehawk, casual bookings & occasional tournaments, 01273 694281 Virgin Active Brighton Health & Racquet Club, Falmer, 01273 667888 Withdean Sports Complex, casual bookings, 01273 542100

Swimming & Scuba Anne Bickmore Swimming, 01273 584151 Aquakiddies/Babies, Hilton Brighton Metropole, 0 - 4yrs, 01273 833101 Brighton Dolphin Swimming Club, U5-masters, 01273 841680

Little Dippers, baby swimming, Upper Gardner Street, 0844 482 0222

Swim UK, discounted swimming lessons from teachers in training, 01273 414214

Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club, 7yrs+, life guard training, water-awareness programmes, 01273 323160

Little Swim School, Brighton, preschool swimming & water safety, 01273 207992

Swimability Swim School, parent & baby swimming, Peacehaven, 01273 583760

MXT Swimming School, all ages, venues across Sussex, + intensive holiday courses, 07944 237614

Swimming Nature, Hove, 07794 472058

Prince Regent Swimming Complex, Church St, BN1 1YA, lessons, lane swimming & fun sessions, 01273 685692

WetWetWet Swim School, venues across the city, all ages to squad level, 01273 388247

Brighton Swimming School, Brighton College Nursery & Roedean venues, 1yr+, 01273 425745 Dolphins Disabled Swimming Club, King Alfred Leisure Centre, 01273 307647 Flippers + Fins, babies, children & adult swimming, Brighton & Clayton venues, 01273 831382 Karen Pickering Swim, Brighton College, Learn to Swim for 4yrs - adults & SwimSlim, 01273 245652 King Alfred Leisure Centre, Hove, lane swimming, swimming lessons 6mths+, 01273 290290

Shiverers Swimming Club based at King Alfred, children-masters, 01903 741481 St Luke’s Swimming Pool, St Luke’s Terrace, Brighton BN2 9ZE, lessons, lane swimming & fun sessions, 01273 602385 Surrenden Swimming Pool, 25m pool, 01273 504858

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Water Nippers, Brighton, 1 - 5yrs, 01273 621333

Young Ones Swimming School, private pool in Clayton, 5mths+, 01273 506008

Is your club listed? Call 01444 811368 or email with all the details.

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Table Tennis Brighton Youth Centre, Edward St, Mon, Fri, Sat eves, 8 - 19yrs, 01273 681368 Hollingbury Table Tennis Club, 01273 709612 Pavilion Table Tennis Club, Shoreham Academy, 01273 418031 Portslade Sports Centre, casual bookings, 01273 411100

Tennis Badgers Tennis Club, Kemp Town, junior coaching from 6yrs+, 01273 677795 Brighton & Hove Parks Lawn Tennis Association, 01273 552824 Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, tennis course, 6 - 11yrs, 01273 391683 Dyke Park Lawn Tennis Club, 07958 564641 Grasshoppers Lawn Tennis Club, Hove, junior & family memberships, 01273 771934 King Alfred Lawn Tennis Club, 01273 771649 Pavilion & Avenue Tennis Club, Hove, junior coaching & teams, 3yrs+, 01273 506087

Hove & Adur Sea Cadets, Marmion Road, Tue, Thu eve, 10 - 18yrs, 01273 770656

Volleyball Yellowave Beach Sports - Volleyball, beach soccer, rugby, 01273 672222

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Crew Club, Coolham Drive, Whitehawk, Mon, Wed, 11yrs+, 01273 608607 Crew Club, Coolham Drive, Whitehawk, Tue, Thu for 7 - 11yrs, 01273 608607

Watersports

Hangleton Youth Centre, Wed/Fri eve drop ins for 13 - 19yrs, 01273 293510

Adur Outdoor Activities Centre, Shoreham, kayaking & canoeing, 01273 462928

Junior Youth Club, Brighton Youth Centre, Edward Street, 8 - 12yrs, 01273 681368

Adur Sailing Club at the Outdoor Activities Centre, Shoreham, 10yrs+, 01273 462928

Patcham Youth Centre, Seniors club, Tue eve, 13 - 19yrs, 01273 293638 Patcham’s Girls Group, Youth Centre, 13 - 19yrs, Thu eve, 01273 293638

PIT Tennis Coaching, Preston Tennis Club, 3yrs, 07894 290325

Brighton Dive Centre, Marina Village, PADI training, events & trips, 01273 606068

Saltdean Tennis Club, junior memberships & coaching, 01273 305684

Brighton Watersports Company, kayaking, wakeboarding, paddleboarding, scuba, 01273 323160

Senior Youth Club, Brighton Youth Centre, Edward St, 13 - 19yrs, Wed eve, 01273 681368

Sussex County Lawn Tennis Club, Southwick, active junior section with club nights, tournaments & coaching, 01273 593644 (clubhouse); 01273 461811 (secretary)

Kitesurfkings, kitesurfing & landboarding tuition, Shoreham beach, 01273 33ËŞ

Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Tue pm, 7 - 11yrs, 01273 731724

Lagoon Watersports at the Marina & Hove Lagoon: sailing, power boat, windsurfing, wakeboarding, 01273 424842

Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Fri pm, 12-14yrs, 01273 731724

Sussex Marine Water Sports, personal watercraft courses, 12yrs+, 01273 596660

Tarner Children & Young People’s Project, 01273 679900

Virgin Active Brighton Health & Racquet Club, Falmer, 01273 667888 Withdean Sports Complex, Tennis Academy, indoor & outdoor tennis courts, 01273 542100

Uniformed Groups Army Cadet Force 12-18yrs, 01273 552222 Brighton & Hove Battalion Boys Brigade, call for local companies, 6 - 18yrs, 07917 147991 Brighton & Hove District Scouts, 0845 300 1818 (general number)

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Portslade Community College Village Centre (Youth Club), 01273 416838

Sussex Central YMCA, Hove, Thu pm, 14 - 25yrs, 01273 731724

Youth Clubs

Whitehawk Youth Centre 11-25yrs, 01273 293636

67 Youth Centre, Moulsecoomb, Youth Club Mon eve, 11 - 13yrs; Tue eve 13yrs+, 01273 293634

Woodcraft Folk, youth organisation & education for social change, 0 - 21yrs, 15 groups across city, 07707 369890

Brighton Youth Centre, Edward Street, 01273 681368

Woodingdean Youth Centre, Woodingdean, 01273 600606

Carden Park Youth Club, Old Boat Community Centre, Hollingbury, 12-18yrs, Wed eve, 01273 540779

Youth Forum, Patcham Youth Centre, 13 - 19yrs, Fri, express ideas, opinions & needs, 01273 293638

Places to Visit Adventure Parks Brighton Palace Pier, Brighton 01273 609361 Fort Fun Adventure Park, Eastbourne, indoor soft play, outside rides open from Feb half term and weekends thereafter until Easter hols, 01323 642833 Knockhatch Adventure Park, On A22 at Hailsham, Hailsham BN27 3GD, animals, soft play, ski slope (closed Nov), 01323 442051 Paradise Family Leisure Park, Newhaven, BN9 0DH. Open from 9am - 6pm daily, dinosaur museum, mini Sussex, indoor sideshows, garden centre, 01273 512123

Airports Shoreham Airport, Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5FF, 01273 467373 The roof at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick for plane spotting, 0844 335 1802

Animals, Wildlife & Sealife Ashdown Llama Park, Wych Cross, Forest Row RH18 5JN. Open daily, 10.30am - 2.30pm in winter, 01825 712040 Birdworld, Farnham Rd, Farnham GU10 4LD. Open daily from 10am - 6pm, 01420 22140

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Blue Reef Aquarium, Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW. Open daily from 10am - 5pm, 01424 718 776 Brighton Sealife Centre, Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB. closed until early 2012, 01273 604234 Drusillas Park, Alfriston Rd just off the A27, BN26 5QS. Zoo and extensive adventure playgrounds, open daily from 10am - 5pm, 01323 874100 Huxley’s Birds of Prey Centre, Falcon Lodge, Sedgwick Lane, Horsham RH13 6QD. Open Winter Sundays from 11am - 4pm, 01403 273 458 Knockhatch Adventure Park, On A22 at Hailsham, Hailsham BN27 3GD, animals, soft play, ski slope, 01323 442051 Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, on B2192 between Ringmer and Halland, Approx 1000 animals enjoying a happy, peaceful life including horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, rabbits, chipmunks, tortoises, and exotic birds. Visitor centre, coffee shop and gift shop.Open daily from 10am - 4pm, 01825 840252 RSPB Mallydams Wood, Peter James Lane, Fairlight, Hastings, TN35 4AH, wildlife rehabilitation centre, education centre and woodland nature reserve. 0300 1230750. Sealife Centre, Brighton, closed until early 2012, 01273 604234

Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down, Near Uckfield TN22 4HJ. working woodland for walking, picnics, BBQ, wild camping, cut your own Christmas tree, open daily 10.30am - 5pm, 01825 830509 Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Mill Street, Arundel BN18 9PB. Open daily, 01903 883 355

)DPLO\)DUPV Blackberry Farm, Whitesmith BN8 6JD, a working farm with lots of fun and indoor soft play area including a new jumping pillow, 01825 872912 Middle Farm Countryside Centre, Firle, BN8 6LJ, farm, playground, play barn, farm shop, café, 01323 811411 Sharnfold Farm, Stone Cross, near Eastbourne, farm trails, animals, play area, farm shop, café, 01323 768490 Spring Barn Farm, Kingston Road, Lewes BN7 3ND, family farm, 01273 488450 Washbrooks Family Farm, Brighton Road, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9EF, family farm with animals, indoor and outdoor play areas, 01273 832201

)DUP:DONV Plaw Hatch Farm Walk, Old Plaw Hatch Farm, Sharpthorne, RH19 4JL: a walk around a working biodynamic community, free, 01342 810201

Woods Mill Countryside Centre, Henfield BN5 9SD, HQ of Sussex Wildlife Trust and an environmental education centre. A peaceful setting, comprising woodland, meadows and a reed-fringed lake, open year round except for 2 weeks at Christmas, no dogs, 01273 49263

Museums Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton, 194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA. Quirky celebration of natural history including stuffed birds, butterflies, fossils and bones dating back to dinasaur times. Closed Thu. Open 10am - 5pm except Sun, open only from 2pm - 5pm, 01273 292777 Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion, BN1 1EE, local history, art, pottery, Body Gallery plus children’s workshops, open Tue - Sun, 10am - 5pm, 01273 29090 Hove Museum & Art Gallery, BN3 4AB, step into a world of toys, cinema, local history, and fine art. Closed Wed and Sun am, 01273 290200 Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. Open 9am - 4pm. Home of HMS Victory HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose Museum. Win tickets to A Victorian Festival of Christmas see p16, 02392 778604

Outdoor Pursuits Centres Adur Outdoor Activities Centre, Shoreham, climbing wall, canoeing, mountain biking, 01273 462928

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Amazon Outdoor Events at Knockhatch Adventure Park, Hailsham, 1yrs+, 0844 2570433 Bewl Water Outdoor Centre, watersports, climbing, and residential centre, 01892 890716 Blackland Farm near East Grinstead, climbing, zipwire, abseiling, canoeing, archery, orienteering etc, 01342 810493

Railways Bentley Miniature, at Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum, near Halland, open Sundays year-round, 01825 870573 Bluebell Railway, Horsted Keynes & Sheffield Park, Open weekends in Nov/Dec and Santa Specials, closed Jan/Feb, 01825 720825 Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway, Tenterden, Northiam and Bodiam Stations, open weekends & school Holidays, Santa Specials and half term events, 11am - 5pm, 01580 765155 Lavender Line Steam Railway, Isfield Open weekends & school holidays, Santa Specials, 11am - 5pm, 01825 750515

Science Centres Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux, BN27 1RN. 10am - 5pm (limited opening Dec/ Jan), 01323 832731 South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, PO19 8RP, limited opening hours, 01243 774400

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Stately Homes, Historic Houses and Gardens

Igtham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks TN15 ONT. Garden open daily, all year, 01732 810378

Arundel Castle, Gardens and Lakes, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9AB, open Mon - Sat, 9am - 6pm, 01903 882173

Knole National Trust House, Sevenoaks, TN15 0RP. Garden open all year. Closed Mon and Tue, 01732 450608

Bateman’s, Burwash TN19 7DS, former home of Rudyard Kipling with gardens and tea-room, open Nov/Dec/ Feb 11am - 4pm; Mar 10am - 5pm, closed Thu and Fri, 01435 882302

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL. Open daily 10am - 5pm, 01622 765400

Battle Abbey, High Street, Battle, TN33 0AD. English Heritage insight into the Battle of Hastings and 1066, open daily, 01424 775705 Bodiam National Trust Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge TN32 5UA. Story book castle, open 11am - 4pm (closed from 18 Dec 8 Jan), 01580 830436 Denman Garden, Fontwell BN18 OSU. Beautiful four acre garden owned by Michael Neve and John Brooks. Artistically planted. Open 9am - 5pm all year around, 01243 544064 Hastings Fisherman’s Museum, Rocka-Nore Road TN34 3DW, original lugger, photos, models, stories, paintings, nets etc, open daily, Free, donations requested, 01424 461446 Hastings Lifeboat Visitor Centre, The Stade, Hastings Old Town, open daily 10am - 4.30pm except Jan/Feb when open weekends only, 01424 425502 Hastings Old Town Hall Museum, High Street TN34 1EW, introduction to the history of the Old Town, 01424 451052

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Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, High Street, Lewes BN7 1YE. Open daily, Tue - Sat 10am 5.50pm, Sun, Mon and Bank Holidays, 11am - 5.50pm (closed Mon in Jan), 01273 405730 Nymans National Trust House and Gardens, Handcross, RH17 6EB. Gardens open daily all year, 01444 400321 Preston Manor, Preston Drove, Brighton, BN1 6SD. Open Tue - Sat, 10am - 5pm; Sun 2pm - 5pm, 01273 292770 Rye Heritage Centre, Strand Quay, TN31 7AY, story of Rye, Rye Town Model sound and light show, working collection of Old Pier amusement machines, 01797 226696 Rye Castle Museum, the Ypres Tower, TN31 7JY Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton BN1 1EE. Built for the Prince Regent, later King George IV, in stages between 1787 and 1823, the Royal Pavilion is remarkable for its exotic oriental appearance both inside and out. Open daily 10.30am - 4pm, 03000 290900

Sheffield Park and Garden, TN22 3QX, informal landscape garden laid out in the 18th century by ‘Capability’ Brown and further developed in the early years of the 20th century by its owner, Arthur G. Soames, open daily until 4pm or 5.30pm depending on season, 01825 790231 Wakehurst Place Gardens, Selsfield Rd, Ardingly RH17 6TN. ‘Kew in the Country’, botanical gardens with lots walks (children especially love the Himalayan Garden), restaurant, open daily, 01444 894066 West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Nr Chichester PO18 0QZ1, open daily from 10.30am - 4pm, 01243 818210 Wisley, RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, GU23 6QB, Open Daily Nov - Feb, Mon - Fri: 10am - 4.30pm, Sat and Sun: 9am - 4.30pm, 01483 224234

Walking, Cycling and Open Spaces 1066 Country Walk from Pevensey to Rye via Bexhill and Hastings Abbots Wood, off A22 between Hailsham and Polegate, BBQ, walks etc, 01420 520212 Ardingly Reservoir, RH17 6SQ, walks, watersports (courses) and limited cycling/horseriding. Arlington Reservoir and Osprey Trail, Berwick, near Polegate, 2½ mile circular walk, 01323 870810 Ashdown Forest, just off the A22. The Forest Centre is at Wych Cross, walks, riding with a permit, wildlife and Pooh Country, 01342 823583

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Beachy Head, walks, views and countryside centre (summer only) 01323 737273 Boothland Wood, ancient woodland south of Uckfield for walks and cycling, 0345 6080193 Chailey Common, walks and horse riding, no cycling, 0345 6080193 Chesworth Farm, Horsham, BN18 9AB, walking, riding, cycling via network of footpaths and bridleways, 01932 857, Cuckoo Trail, bridleway running along the old railway line from Heathfield to Polegate, 01323 442667 Devil’s Dyke, Devil’s Dyke Road, Poynings 01273 857712 Friston Forest, Exceat, between Seaford and East Dean off A259, walking, cycling, mountain bike hire, 01420 520212 Park Wood, Hellingly, semi-natural woodland with walking and cycling trails, experimental bridleway, Seven Sisters Country Park, Exceat, between Seaford and East Dean off A259, walking, beach, rock pools etc 01273 482670 South Downs National Park and South Downs Way, walking, riding and cycling from Eastbourne to Winchester. Stanmer Park, Falmer off the A270 Lewes Road, Brighton, landscaped park with lots of walks plus Stanmer House, Stanmer Church, Nourish Community Farm and Stanmer Forge (open on Sats), free, 01273 292929

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