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Sat. 1st June Royal Philharmonic Tchaikovsky Gala

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At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea at 7.30pm. A celebration of Tchaikovsky’s finest works, featuring: Marche Slave, Piano Concerto No.1, Capriccio Italien, The Nutcracker Suite (excerpts), 1812 Overture. Tickets £15 to £29.50. 01424 229111.

Until Sat. 1st June - Yes Prime Minister

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. The original writers of the classic BBC TV series, Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn have reunited for this anniversary production. 01892 530613.

Sat. 1st June - See The Steam Giants

At Brede Waterworks, entrance top of Brede Hill on the A28 with the steam pumping engines have been restored and are in motion again. Free entry. 10am - 4pm. Refreshments available. Easy parking.

Sat. 1st June - Robertsbridge Village Market

At the Village Hall, Station Road, Robertsbridge. 10am - 12.30pm.

Sat. 1st & 2nd June - Eddie Izzard

At the Brighton Centre with his new show, Force Majeure. 01273 290131.

Until 29th June - Travels With My Aunt

At the Menier Chocolate Factory, 56 Southwark Street, London. SE1 1RU. An anarchic comedy by Grahame Green telling the story of retired bank manager Henry Pulling and his globe trotting adventures with Aunt Augusta. 0207 378 1713.

Sat. 1st June - Jack Jones Farewell UK Tour

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Jack Jones is the very definition of a complete and total entertainer. The New York Times raves, “he is arguably the most technically accomplished male pop singer...”. There is only one Jack Jones. Tickets £27.50 to £29.50. 01323 412000.

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Sat. 1st & 3rd June - Barbra Streisand

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. Barbra will be accompanied by a full orchestra and special guests Chris Botti, her son Jason Gould, and sister Roslyn Kind, all of whom performed last year on Back to Brooklyn, Streisand’s highly successful North American tour. 0844 856 0202.

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Sun. 2nd June - Eastbourne Cycling Festival

At the seafront, Eastbourne. A full closed road racing programme from Elite to fourth category riders, Duathathlon, 5k run races, sportive ride, kids events, stunt display, exhibitors ...... www.eastbournecyclingfestival. co.uk

Sun. 2nd June - We’ll Meet Again

At the Winter Garden, Eastbourne. 3pm. The regular show team return with Comedy Star Adam Daye from TVs “Who Do You Do” recalling the wonderful comedy radio stars of the period. £13.50. 01323 412000.

Sun. 2nd June - Arts and Craft Fair

At All Saints Street Hall, Hastings Old Town, TN34 3BP. From 11am 4pm. Free entry.

Sun. 2nd June - The Cranbrook Sprint Triathalon

The Weald Sports Centre, Angley Road, Cranbrook, TN17 2PN. 7am. The scenic bike and run courses make this event grow in popularity each year, ideal for your first - ever triathlon or your 101 st ! http://www.velocityevents.co.uk

Sun. 2nd & 3rd June Organic and Natural Beauty Show

At Excel, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. A trade show covering cosmetics, nutrition, anti ageing, raw materials, vitamins and packaging. www.naturalbeautyshow.com

Sun. 2nd June - Coronation Classics

At The Royal Albert Hall, London. 7.30pm. Glorious music to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s Cornonation. 0207 589 8212.

Sun. 2nd June - Sally Morgan

At The Theatre Royal Brighton. Star of Sky LIVING’s Psychic Sally On The Road, Britain’s favorite TV psychic, Sally Morgan returns with her outstanding 2013 nationwide tour. 0844 871 7627.

Sun. 2nd June - Ólafur Arnalds

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea at 7.45pm. Icelandic musician and composer Ólafur Arnalds plays in Bexhill as part oof a worldwide tour to co-incide with the launch of the new album For Now I Am Winter. This album expands on his previous work to include vocals and a full orchestra. Tickets: £14.50 - £16.50 01424 229111.

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Sussex Framing Centre provides professional framing services, creative advice and design recommendations. A range of 500+ mouldings is supplemented by thousands more from supplier catalogues. Framing is completed to the Fine Art Trade Guild’s ‘Commended Level’ as a minimum, with Conservation and Museum levels available as required, by professional framers who will happily spend time with you discussing all options. Based in Battle since 1999, our customer feedback includes “I had tried many framers in London and Sussex before I discovered Sussex Framing Centre. The quality of the workmanship, especially on my more complex tapestries, is superb.” Just one of the reasons more and more customers come to us through recommendation than through any other source.

Surewaste are a local company servicing your needs in Bexhill, Hastings, Eastbourne, Rye, Battle and surrounding areas. Whatever your current business requirements from a monthly collection to a daily collection Surewaste can help, offering various wheelie bin collection services and trade waste sacks both for general waste as well as recycling. Surewaste are currently offering YOUR BUSINESS a FREE Waste Audit – this service will allow you to identify areas where you can make savings on the disposal of your commercial waste and recycling - these Waste Audits are not time consuming as we understand that your time is valuable call us today for your free appointment.

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June 2013 100 Years of Chelsea P.19

House and Home P.2 - 17 Chelsea Flower Show Review P.18 - 32 Food and Drink P.33 - 41 Gig Guide P.40 Fashion & Leisure P.42 - 51 Health, Fitness & Beauty P.52 - 55 Nursing and Care P.56 - 61 Antiques & Collectables P.62 Travel P.63 Wedding Services P64 & 65 Wildlife P.66 & 67

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Sun. 2nd - 5th June - Graduate Fashion Week At Earls Court 2, London. Graduate Fashion Week stages a static exhibition showcasing the work of some 50 universities across 52 courses, and approximately 21 university fashion shows. The prestigious Gala Show and Awards presentation takes place on the last night. www.gfw.org.uk

Mon. 3rd June - Bruce Forsyth Live

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 8pm. The entertainment legend returns with a Variety Show featuring songs from his critically acclaimed EMI album, ‘These Are My Favourites’. 0207 589 8212.

Tues. 4th June Glynebourne; Ariadne auf Naxos

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7pm. Live transmission from Glyndebourne. The 2013 Glyndebourne Festival opens with a new production of this compelling and intricately crafted collaboration between composer Richard Strauss and writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal. 01892 678678.

Tues. 4th - 8th June - Murder Weapon

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. The World Premiere of Brian Clemens’ ingeniously plotted, highly tense thriller. Through a series of flashbacks and re-enactments of the events leading up to Paul’s death, we soon find it is not just the murderer’s identity that is in question. Eves: 7.45pm. Wed. and Sat. Mats: 2.30pm. 01323 412000.

Tues. 4th & 5th June - Seaside Special

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 8.15pm. A variety show including both local and professional talent will perform throughout the summer. With songs from the shows from the past 100 years and talented comic and ventriloquist Al Reed, it is sure to be a fantastic evenings. Tickets £16.00. Also on 11th and 12th, 18th and 19th and 25th, 26th June. 01323 412000.

Tues. 4th & 6th June - Rod Stewart

At the O2 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. Hotly-tipped electro-soul siren Moya will be special guest support. 0844 856 0202.

Tues. 4th June - Ariadne auf Naxos

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 6.30pm for 7pm. Live broadcast from Glyndebourne. Tickets £10 to £12. 01424 229111. On the big screen in the auditorium. Sung in German with English surtitles.

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Tues. 4th - 7th June - PINTA - The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show At Earls Court, London. Launched in New York City in 2007, PINTA has become the meeting place for Latin American Art. For the third time in London, over fifty art galleries from the Americas, Europe and London will be showcasing an exciting range of works by established and emerging Latin American artists. www.pintaart.com

Tues. 4th June - The Art of Satire

At the Guardian, 90 York Way, Kings Cross, London. Join John Sutherland, John Crace and caricuturist Nicola Jennings for an evening of exploring the past and future of Satire. £39.00. 020 3353 3099.

Wed. 5th June - Summer Graduate Fair

At Olympia 2, London. Finding the right placement, internship or postgraduate course is a job in itself. Make it easy by visiting the Summer Graduate Fair for expert advice, inspiration and the chance to meet likeminded graduates looking to step into the world of work. www.summergradfair.co.uk

Wed. 5th June - East Dean Village Market

Every Wednesday at East Dean Village Hall from 10am - 12.30pm.

Thurs. 6th June - Killer Queen

At the Brighton Centre, 6.30pm. £18.50 to £25.00. Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen’s concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world’s greatest live band have rightfully earned Killer Queen the title of Queen tribute royalty. 01273 290131.

Pondering about what to do with your black beams? Then Back From Black Beam Renovation specialists may have the answer! The company has invented a mess free process which offers an innovative alternative to sandblasting, mechanical or chemical stripping. There is no mess, dust or damage to the beams or surrounding décor. With this unique system, they work for the most part in furnished houses. They have renovated beams in many lovely homes throughout the UK and France as shown on their website. Why not make an appointment to visit the Back From Black Beam Renovation show home in RYE, East Sussex. If you are interested in a free quote, don’t hesitate to send photographs of the rooms with room dimensions at quote@beam-renovation.co.uk

Thurs. 6th June - Rolvenden Farmers Market

Every Thursday at St. Mary’s Church, Rolvenden from 10am - 12 noon.

Thurs. 6th June - Family Roots

A talk ‘Putting meat on the bones’ by Jeanne Bunting at Ocklynge School, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne at 7pm for the Eastbourne and District Family History Society. Visitors £1.50 starts 7.30pm. 01323 731792.

Thurs. 6th June - Dream Boys

At the White Rock Theatre, Eastbourne at 8pm. 01424 462288.

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Ellwoods Is Expanding!

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ew companies can report continued growth during the recent years of recession, but Ellwoods Plumbing and Heating have managed to ‘buck the trend’ by maintaining and building on their position in the last five years. I have known Ellwoods Plumbing and Heating since the company started in 2009 and they have always been very proficient with all the jobs I have given them. More recently owner ‘Will’ has expanded the company to a larger team dedicated to bringing you quality plumbing and an excellent customer service at a reasonable rate. The company is now based at The Innovation Center, Castleham Industrial Estate, Hastings and the new team consists of already experienced plumbers together with younger trainees who have undertaken an excellent training programme. Whether your business or home is in need of plumbing services, Ellwoods Plumbing and Heating has the right experience

for the job. The team is highly skilled and professional, focused on providing excellent service. Ellwoods team is highly knowledgable in both water and gas service and installation and they will handle any home, business or office plumbing repair or plumbing fixture you may need. Ellwoods provides quotes and free estimates to any of the plumbing service you require.

knowing I can trust them to let themselves in, treat my house with every respect and leave it secure, clean and tidy. The finished bathroom (pictured) is only about 8ft x 7ft but now looks and feels substantially larger because of the clever design elements incorporated by Padstone and the compact and efficient service installation from Ellwoods.

Anna Townsend Editor: What’s On Magazine

I recently contracted Ellwoods to provide all the plumbing services required to service my my new ensuite bathroom. All stonework and design was provided by Padstone Natural Stone Tiles who now have a new showroom open near Rye. www.padstone.co.uk The age-old advice of only hiring someone who’s been recommended is perhaps still the best advice and I would happily recommend both Padstone and Ellwoods Plumbing and Heating. I am confident to go out during the day and leave my home in their hands

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Rogers Taxi Local Entrepreneur Roger Motley is now offering a new quality public service. Relax and appreciate the luxury and quality service you deserve from Rogers Taxi and private hire service. Airports, Sea Ports, Hospital Visits (wait & return available), City to City, UK Holiday Transportation, Boarding School Runs or any UK Travel. A Courier Service is also available.

Roger provides a polite, courteous service and has a good knowledge of the local area as well as many regions of the UK. You will always find Roger reliable and friendly and his vehicle is always maintained and valeted to a very high standard which he appreciates is important when you are travelling in quality attire.

Call 07940 854344

Thurs. 6th & 7th June The Business Show and Business Start Up

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At Excel, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. This free to attend event offers business owners opportunities, advice and information that will impact ongoing business growth within a challenging economy. www.greatbritishbusinessshow.co.uk/index.asp Business Start Up runs alongside the Business Show and delivers opportunity and education in equal measure. From the carefully designed seminar schedule right through to the handpicked leading exhibitors. www.bstartup.com

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Thurs. 6th June - The John Mann Music Show

At the Winter Garden, Eastbourne. 2.30pm. An afternoon of yesterday’s played by John Mann. 01323 412000.

Thurs. 6th June - Craft and Gift Fair

At the Mansion (Lions Hotel), Eastbourne from 10am - 3pm. admission. See main advertisement and feature on page 44.

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Thurs. 6th - 16th June - Art and Antiques Fair

At Olympia Grand Hall, London. One of the most established events in the arts and antiques calendar, enticing enthusiasts from around the world. The fair of discovery and value. Whether you are a seasoned collector or an eager newcomer, you will be spoilt for choice by 150 of the finest dealers from the UK and abroad, presenting a dazzling kaleidoscope of over 30,000 unique and exceptional pieces. www. olympia-art-antiques.com

Thurs. 6th & 7th June - Three Phantoms

At the Theatre Royal Brighton at 7.30pm. Three Phantoms features songs from Les Misérables, West Side Story, Spamalot, Kiss Me Kate, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Rock of Ages and Wicked to name but a few. This unmissable concert concludes by celebrating what has become the world’s most successful entertainment phenomenon, the story of The Phantom of the Opera. 0844 871 7627.

Thurs. 6th - 8th June - South of England Show

At the South of England Centre, Ardingly, W. Sussex. All day. The best in British Agriculture, horticulture, equestrian, food and drink, country crafts, sports and activities plus music, crafts, trade stalls and arena entertainment. 01444 892 700. http://www.seas.org.uk/summer-show/

Thurs. 6th June - Hastings Farmers Market

Every Thursday at Wellington Place / Queens Road, Hastings 10am - 3pm.

Fri. 7th June - Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Tribute show. You’ll feel like you’ve traveled back in time when you experience these four top class musicians recreating Led Zeppelin’s magical concerts. Featuring Peter Eldridge from the West End production of We Will Rock You; Jack Tanner and Kevin Oliver Jones from the world tours of Thriller Live and Dancing in the Streets; and Simon Wicker as Bonzo incarnate, they play all the right instruments and hit all the right notes in this explosive live show. Tickets £19.00. 01323 412000.

Archway Builders are a family run building company based in Burwash, East Sussex and have been established since 2005. They are extremely proud of their reputation as a reliable and successful company with a highly skilled work force. They provide a complete building service and work closely with architects surveyors and structural engineers so they can also offer full design, planning and building regulation service. Their many satisfied customers can testify to the companies highest quality standards to include complete new builds, extensions, conversions, alterations, renovations, all the way through to your completed project. Call Archway Builders for a a free no obligation quotation.

Fri. 7th June The Complete Works of Shakespeare - Abridged

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays. Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in one wild rise that will leave you breathless. 01424 462288.

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Bourne Locks & Ironmongery: Are located within the attractive St. Mary’s Walk, Hailsham. This family run business has 10 years experience within this industry. You will find a well stocked shop offering all types of locks and Ironmongery, from door handles to the more unique items. All full service is offered to both the general public and trade, at competitive prices. They offer an excellent key cutting service, cutting all types of keys, from household keys to vehicle keys. Their in house workshop allows them to reassemble locks and repair them, even supplying a Keying Alike service which allows all your locks to work from the same key. Please call in to their store or view their online catalogue with prices. Quote ‘Whats On’ and get a FREE household key cut.

Fri. 7th June - Teechers

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm. Fast-moving, inventive and highly entertaining, Teechers is John Godber’s brilliant take on life at a modern Comprehensive. Through their hilarious end-of-term play, three Year 11s exuberantly sketch the new drama teacher’s progress through 2 terms of unruly classes, cynical colleagues & obstructive caretakers. 01892 678678.

Fri. 7th June - Comedy Club

At the Winter Garden, Floral Hall, Eastbourne. Doors 8:00pm Comedy 9:00pm Suitable for ages 16 and over. Ticket Prices: £10 Prices inclusive of £1 per ticket booking fee. 01323 412000.

Fri. 7th June - Jazz Evening

At Finchcocks, Riseden, near Goudhurst. 7pm supper is served. Jazz starts at 8.45pm. Booking essential. 01580 211702

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Fri. 7th June - Bexhill Farmers Market

At Devonshire Square, Bexhill on Sea. Every Friday at 8.30am - 2pm. www.bexhillmarket.org.uk

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Fri. 7th June - Brede Farmers Market

Every Friday at Brede Village Hall, 10am - 12 noon. 01424 882281.

Fri. 7th & 8th June - The Glass Workshop

At 42 Holliers Hill, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 2DD. View the workshop and art at the Glass Workshop, Bexhill at part of South East Open Studios from 11am - 6pm. www.seos-art.org See main ad. on page 47. (Crafty Glass).

Fri. 7th - Sun. 23rd June South East Open Studios

Take a journey of discovery, visit artists and makers. Watch demonstrations, enjoy the abundance of inspirational talent and affordable art. FREE Guide, Trail Maps and extensive Website, for visitors to plan a day out. Visit www. seos-art.org See main ad. on page 47.

Fri. 7th - 9th June - V.Delicious The Allergy and Free From Show

At Olympia, London. V Delicious is a fabulous gastronomic and culinary entertainment day out, where visitors can revel in their passion for vegetarian and vegan food, drink and living. You’ll be able to sample and take home the very best food from retailers, restaurants, artisan producers and big brands as well as attend vegetarian and vegan cookery classes. There will also be the opportunity to try and buy ethical and organic cosmetics, shoes, clothing, accessories and household items and meet members of the Vegetarian and Vegan Society’s. http://www.v-delicious.co.uk/

Fri. 7th June - The Great Classics; Ode to Joy

Tile Design have been established since 1982 and they have a superb showoom displaying an excellent range of Porcelain, Terracotta, Limestone, Travatine plus a large range of Ceramic wall & floor tiles. The showroom is always fully stocked. They cater for domestic as well as industrial clients. Estimates are free and contracting work as well as a full fixing service is available. All major credit cards accepted. You will find easy parking just outside and they are open from 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am-3.30pm Saturday.

At The Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra present a spectacular performance of two of Beethoven’s celebrated works. 0207 589 8212.

Fri. 7th June - The Counterfeit Stones

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. The Counterfeit Stones celebrate their 22nd anniversary and Sir Mick’s 70th birthday with yet another ‘Sham Rock’ experience, Knock Up Your Daughters. Their skillfully mixed cocktail of classic hits, retro costume and humour continues to intoxicate young and old alike - 100% proof that a good shot always hits the target. 01892 530613.

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Sat. 8th & 9th June Falconry Centre Open Weekend At Leeds Castle and Gardens, near Maidstone, Kent. The falconry team will be on hand to answer any questions about the birds and the facilities. Open 11am - 1pm and 3pm - 5pm with a public demonstration at 2pm. 01622 765400.

Sat. 8th June - Gospel Arts Concert

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 6.30pm. The Salvation Army presents their Gospel Arts Concert 2013. Keep Me Praising. 0207 589 8212.

Sat. 8th June - The One Who Threw Herself Under the Horse

At the Barn Theatre, Smallhythe Place, near Tenterden. 7pm - 9.30pm. An absorbing challenging and wry play looking at this extraordinary suffragette’s life and death. Booking essential. (£12.00). 0844 249 1895.

Sat. 8th June - Eddie Izzard

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. It was an extraordinary year from an extraordinary man. Never one to rest on his laurels Izzard now plans to take on the world with a brand-new comedy tour, Force Majeure. 0844 856 0202.

Sat. 8th & 9th June - Fun On The Farm

At Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, near Maidstone. Learn how to be a farmer by grooming and feeding the animals, you can even have a go at driving a tractor. Attractions include produce stalls, vintage tractor display, falconry shows, blacksmith plus lots more. £8.95 adults, £6.95 children, Under 3’s free. 01622 763936.

Ripley Forge and Fireplaces Ltd, a family run business , has been part of the Robertsbridge community for over 70 years. They have an extensive showroom where you can see a vast range of traditional and contemporary woodburning and multifuel stoves, two of which are alight making it a warm and welcoming environment. Stoves on display include Stovax, Franco Belge, Portway, Villager, Nordpeis, Bronpi, Dovre, Yeoman, Charnwood and many more. Their extensive yard and showroom houses a multitude of firebacks, baskets and dogs, as well as a plethora of fireplace accessories and unusual gifts. They offer free out of hours site surveys and installation carried out by Hetas registered experienced fitters. Their forge offers a bespoke service for gates, fencing and general ironwork. They are open from Monday to Saturday, 8am to 4.30pm, go and have a look, they are more than just a specialist fireplace shop.

Fri. 7th - 15th June - Her Naked Skin At the Stables Theatre, The Bourne, Hastings. Eves: 7.30pm. Sun. mat. 3pm. No performance Monday. By focusing on a group of activists from various backgrounds, Her Naked Skin highlights other taboos and differences. Everyone is trapped in some way by class, sex, beliefs, education. Adults £12.50. 01424 423221.

Fri. 7th June - Paloma Faith

02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. Paloma’s second album Fall To Grace has now reached Platinum status in the UK. 0844 8560202.

Fri. 7th June - One Direction

At Wembley Arena, London. 0844 980 8001.

Sat. 8th June - Pink Moon Charity Gala

At The Phoenix Arts Centre, Hastings 7pm - 11pm. Live Music & DJ. A ‘buy what you see’ catwalk show, entertainment, magician & casino. See ad and feature P. 51 www.newstyleevents.co.uk

Sat. 8th June - Pink Ribbon Walk

At Leeds Castle, near Maidstone, Kent. Walk 10 or 20 miles in support of Breast Cancer Care. Medal, massage and celebratory barbecue for those taking part. Register and quote Lcastle2 to claim £5 off your registration fee. 0870 145 0101 to register.

A family run business with over 30 years experience, Kristel Fireplaces pride themselves in providing the highest quality service from initial surveying right through to completion of the work and aftercare. They offer a wide range of top quality makes of Stoves and Fireplaces and have a large selection on display in their Hawkhurst Showroom. With a friendly, professional approach and also providing advice in all areas, they specialise in catering for all needs and tastes across the Stove and Fireplace industry.

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Sat. 8th June - The Buddy Presley Show

Realization Is The Soul Of Invention That Rides On The Back Of Ability What’s that, I hear you say. Common sense says I. But there is none in regulations, I hear you say. No, says I, but they are there to control you. I will give you a basic example taking safety out of the conundrum:You search around on the internet and shops to find the most efficient wood burning stove. Little do you know that in reality these efficiency figures that have cost many thousands of pounds to produce are not worth there paper they are written on. Having spoken to government and DEFRA directly pointing out that every single home is different with flues of various heights and wood of miscellaneous origin. The testing house use an advantageous flue with specified fuels and re fueling times to benefit both manufacturer and the efficiency test. DEFRA told me the test was to give manufacturers a level playing field for testing. In fact common sense says the tests are a level lie. Any one that protects such a test is either ignorant or is part of the plan. Efficiency comes in many forms, most of which are not quantifiable unless it is an extreme case, like an inglenook fire opening with vast airflows passing through the house. Efficiency of design, needs to have the visual impact that you desire, making you feel good at every thought as you turn your hand to its easy and comfortable use. Efficiency of the stove is brought about by tuning in the aeration controls so that the stove lights brightly immediately, re lighting just as well from embers as it burns nearly all your wood to ash, before easy clean ash removal. The efficiency of fresh energy free cooking for fun or power cuts, certainly makes this efficiency of use. The new STOVEASY Retro Grate for your multi-fuel stove is now available and that is a REALIZATION as it does all these things without changing your existing multi fuel stove.

By Fred Waghorn. WHITE CHAPEL FIREPLACES – 01424 870870 www.whitechapelfireplaces.co.uk vicky@whitechapelfireplaces.co.uk

At the Underground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne. As the title suggests this evening will be packed full of favourite Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley numbers including Love me Tender, Suspicious Minds, Peggy Sue, That’ll be the day and many more! And they will be sung from no other than the BBC TV Elvis competition finalist, Dave B. Tickets £12. Contact: www. thebuddypresleyband.co.uk Neale: 07984331420

Sat. 8th June Pellingmans Saraband with Kate Semmens

At Finchcocks Musical Museum, Riseden, near Goudhurst. Kate Semmens (Soprano), Suzannah Pell (Viola Da Gamba), Jacob Heringman (Lute). Tickets £20 Supper available. Booking essential. 01580 211702.

Sat. 8th June - Bewl Sailing Club Open Day

At Bewl Water, Bewl Bridge Lane, near Lamberhurst. Free admission to Bewl Water (£4.00 per car for parking). Regattas in the morning and afternoon with fun, food, prizes and music. Also Skybus Balloon, steam boat, steel band, raffle, hog roast, beer tasting, micro magic. 01892 890000.

Sat. 8th June - Headcorn Farmers Market

At New Village Hall, off High Street, Headcorn, TN27 9NL. 9l.30am 12.30pm. 01622 890061.

Sat. 8th & 9th June Ashdown Forest Food and Plant Festival

At Perry Hall Orchards and Nursery, Hartfield, TN7 4JJ. Free event celebrating local food and plants. Free samples of local produce from beer, cheese, chocolate, ice cream, pies, wines and more. BBQ all weekend, other attractions. Special guest Peter Bayless winner of BBC’s Masterchef who will be demonstrating on each day. 01892 770595.

Sat. 8th June - Nightrider

Starting at Alexandra Palace and around London. 11pm. In 2012 HRH Princess Eugenie, adventurer Ben Fogle and 3000 other intrepid cyclists raised over £1.75 million in one night. On 8/9 June 2013 Nightrider will be back, bigger and better! The 100km moonlit cycle ride through London is aiming to raise over £2 million in one night for hundreds of good causes. £99 or sign up for £39 and raise a minimum for charity partner( approx £175) 02076 190066

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STILL TIME TO CASH IN ON THE HIGHER FEED IN TARIFF You can still receive between 10 - 25% returns on investment for both domestic and commercial Solar PV installations. Rates change from 1st July so call us today for full details

Can you afford not to look at solar & other renewable energy products? Whole home energy management systems supplied by ecofurb can dramatically reduce your energy consumption! Battery storage systems are also available. Solar Thermal. Air and Ground Source Heat Pumps. Biomass Boilers

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Greenheat: Fed up with paying a fortune for oil? Then now is the time to consider a reliable, clean and energy efficient alternative. The great news is Heat Pumps and Biomass can be a direct replacement for LPG or oil. Whether you need to heat your conservatory, your swimming pool, your house or heat and light your office, factory or warehouse we will design and install a cost effective solution. With our MCS certification and REAL membership you can have confidence in the customer service you will receive. You will be impressed by our commitment to delivering a friendly, highly professional service that you can rely on. We promise to not bamboozle you with techno speak and will never pressurize you to buy – our mission is to guide you in the right direction with impartial advice and sensible prices. We can also help you with any form filling and grant applications.

Sat. 8th June - T. Wells Farmers Market Outside the Town Hall, Civic Way, T. Wells. Around 40 stalls.

Sat. 8th June - Henning Knows Best

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 8pm. German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn is a fountain of knowledge. There’s no shortcut to success, hard work will eventually pay off and there is no shame in paying tax. But what he knows bestest is that his comedy shows are a guaranteed success. Either he’s funny or he confirms a national stereotype. It’s a win-win situation. Wunderbar! £11.50 to £12.50. 01424 229111.

Sat. 8th June - Hailsham Farmers Market

At Hailsham cattle market site, Market Street, Hailsham 9am - 12.30pm.

Sat. 8th June - Stonegate Farmers Market

At Stonegate Village Hall from 10am - 12 noon.

Sat. 8th June - The Toy Soldier Show

At the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington, London.

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Chelsea 2013

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Joanna Lumley on the M&S sustainab

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As Nature Intended by Jamie Dunstan

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The Coutts SeeAbility Garden by Darren Hawke

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East Village Garden Sponsored by Balston Agius Ltd

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The Arthritis Research UK Garden by Chris Beardshaw

Artist Marc Quinn unveils The Chelsea Centenary Sculpture

Dame Helen Mirren on the Burncoose Nursery Stand

What’s On Editor with David Austin Roses

The Telegraph Garden

David Harber Sculpture

Burncoose Nursery

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The M&G Centenary Garden by Roger Platt

The M&G Centenary Garden – ‘Windows through Time’

East Village Garden Sponsored by Balston Agius Ltd

Trinny Woodall in the RBC Blue Water Roof Garden

Jamie Oliver

The SeeAbility Garden

The Brewin Dolphin Garden by Robert Myers

The Laurent-Perrier Garden

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BBC

Roses, Radishes and Redcurrants at Pashley Manor Gardens The start of summer is a bountiful time for gardens; Pashley is hosting two special events this month to celebrate parts of the garden at their seasonal best. The first is the Rose Weekend, Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June. The fragrant, colour themed plantings of roses bloom in June and for these three days the Head Gardener will be leading rose walks round the gardens and there will be a great selection of Peter Beales potted roses for sale. The following weekend, Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June, the emphasis will be on food. The Kitchen Garden, hidden within its soft pink brick walls, is full of fresh produce and flowers and this weekend you can pick up practical advice on growing your own food and see how the produce from the garden is used in the café.

GARDENERS’ WORLD LIVE

NEC BIRMINGHAM 12-16 JUNE 2013

0844 581 1340

Call 01580 200888 or see www.pashleymanorgardens.com for details.

www.bbcgardenersworldlive.com

My Sparkling New Patio from ‘Algae Blaster’! When you are spending time and money this spring getting your garden looking great, don’t forget where you are going to be spending most of your time relaxing...on your patio! Algae blaster can return your patio to it’s former glory. I was amazed how much grime and algae was deposited on my patio and couldn’t believe how good it looked afterwards. Algae Blaster has the professional equipment which removes much more than a normal pressure washer so don’t try it yourself, give the Algae Blaster a call for a free competitive quote. If you are thinking of selling your house it’s easy to overlook the obvious. A spotless patio or decking area makes all the difference when showing potential buyers your property...... Anna...What’s On editor - 24 -

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Sophie Raworth’

Stoke-on-Trent’s Story of Transformation

Deborah Meaden showing ‘Product of the Year’

The Wasteland by Kate Gould

Trailfinders Australian Garden by Flemings

Boscobel - David Austin Roses

The Homebase Garden

The Homebase Garden

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Building the Future / Preserving the Past Jacques Court Design and Build specialise in the sympathetic restoration, renovation and development of traditional and historic buildings and the creation of exclusive, new build, ‘dream homes’ from concept through to completion. Ken Dixon has over 30 years experience in the construction industry and his company has developed a reputation for high quality workmanship across many sectors working alongside architects, regional conservation officers and handling projects for organisations such as English Heritage and the National Trust. Jacques Court Design and Build employ some of the most skilled craftsmen in the south east and have a dedication to quality work and client satisfaction and this ethos is clearly the foundation of their success and confidence. For further information or to discuss any forthcoming projects please call Ken Dixon on 01797 320777 or visit www.jacquescourt.co.uk

Nicholls bros is a local family run business trading for 50 years in the driveway, construction and surfacing industry. We specialize in all driveway finishes, red & black macadam, concrete, block paving or we can brighten up dull and tired old driveways with our hot tar and gravel bonded surface dressing, for a fraction of the cost of a new driveway. Our complete design service includes all necessary preparation, drainage and edging works. Commercial and agricultural areas, such as car parks and farm tracks are also catered for. For a free - no obligation quotation Phone 01424 838350 E:mail nichollsbros@gmail.com

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Nigel Havers and Georgiana Bronfman with The Big Green Egg BBQ www.biggreenegg.com

The Big Green Egg BBQ demonstration with 3 Michelin-starred Chefs Daniel Clifford, Clare Smyth & Tim Allen.

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Alan Titchmarsh & Rob Bryd

Davina McCall

Darcey Bussell - David Austin Roses

B&Q Sentebale Forget-Me-Not Garden

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Hand Crafted Bespoke Gazebos

Gazebo Designs is a small local business based at the Old Rose Nursery (Est. 1966) in Northiam, East Sussex. The Gazebos are produced to the highest standards, crafted by hand with quality products and tailored to bespoke designs. All gazebos are built to a bespoke design to suit your taste and fit in with your current garden surroundings. Whether it is a custom made design to house a hot tub, or a large design to entertain family and friends, there are great ways to enjoy your outside space in a relaxed atmosphere. Our aim is to produce high quality gazebos that are affordable, whilst still maintaining a high standard and skilled workmanship. We offer free quotations & can deliver to and supply to the whole of the South East region, our service includes delivery, groundwork and assembly.

Sat. 8th June Vinehall School Concert - Jack Liebieck (Violin) At Vinehall School Theatre, Robertsbridge. Accompanied by pianist Katya Apekisheva, works by Brahms Franck, Fritz Kreisler etc. 01580 883092.

Sat. 8th June - Bedgebury 10K

10k run at Bedgebury, Pinetum, near Goudhurst, Kent. 11am. Imagine a 10km run that combines the fresh scent of spring pine with the sound of a thousand runners; where soft, springy forest tracks and trails lead you deep into woodland, along field edges, past open water and eventually deposit you back into the hustle and bustle of a superb event village with post-race food, drink, kids activities, entertainments and more. info@ratrace.com

Sat. 8th June - Kast Off Kinks

At the White Rock Theatre, Sussex Hall at 8pm. Three former Kinks band members Mick Avory, Ian Gibbons and John Dalton, plus Dave Clark on guitar and lead vocal, celebrate the music of The Kinks. 01424 462288.

Sat. 8th June - Comedy Cafe

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells 8pm. LLOYD GRIFFITHS Comedian. Countertenor. Beast. Since starting comedy in 2009, Lloyd has quickly established himself as one of the most natural, brightest and original comedians on the circuit. 01892 678678.

Sat. 8th June - The Rat Pack is Back

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne at 7.30pm. The Official UK No: 1 Tribute show as voted by The Agents Association of Great Britain, comes direct From London’s Leicester Square Theatre, The 02 Arena and a Royal Command Performance. Tickets £18.50 and £19.50. 01323 412000.

Sat. 8th - 23rd June - Reginald D Hunter

At the Concert Hall, Brighton. Brilliant brand new show. 01273 709709.

Sat. 8th June Sophie Evans in Concert

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.45pm. Stunning Welsh singing star Sophie Evans will be making her Eastbourne debut performng a range of her favourite songs.some classics along with great songs from stage musicals. Sophie came to prominence in the BBC1 programme Over the Rainbow where she finished as runner up - a tremendous achievement. She did indeed take over the role of Dorothy in Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium. Sophie’s guest is the multi talented Tim Prottey-Jones. He is a musician, vocalist, composer and producer. Last year Tim appeared in the ITV show Superstar and featured in the arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Tickets £15.50 and £16.50. 01323 412000.

Sun. 9th June - Albert Lee and Hogan’s Heroes

At the Hailsham Pavilion, George Street, Hailsham at 7.30pm. Albert Lee, is a musician’s musician with an impeccable pedigree achieved over many years of touring and recording with amongst others, Emmylou Harris, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton and Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings.n Some of the best known Rock ‘n Roll & Country musicians go to make up Hogan’s Heroes and they have been playing together for almost twenty years, taking in such illustrious events as The Prince’s Trust Concert, the Glastonbury Festival and a few “Late Night” shows with Jools Holland. Eric Clapton said of Albert Lee “He is undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists in the world”......why not come along and see for yourself! £20. 01323 841414.

Sun. 9th June - Vintage Vehicle Rally At the Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch, near Ashford.

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Raymond Evison Clematis

BrandAlley Garden by Paul Hervey-Brookes

Dr Dawn Harper

Zara Phillips helping to celebrate 50 years of John Deere

Nick Knowles & Jessica Rose Moor

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Stop the Spread by Jo Thompson

Diarmuid Gavin with What’s On Editor RBC Blue Water Roof Garden

Marcus Wareing and partner

Lawrence & Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen

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NEED MORE SPACE BUT CAN’T AFFORD AN EXTENSION? NFF log cabins are a fraction of the cost and many don’t need planning permission. They are an elegant addition to any home. If you are a therapist why not work from home? Log cabins make relaxing therapy rooms and save the cost of renting a clinic. As guest accommodation they excel and are an obvious choice for holiday lets or ‘teen crash-rooms’. They can have their own space and you can have yours.

Working from home has never been easier. Home office prices start from £1030 (inc VAT). How many BBQ’s get rained off due to the English weather? Invest in some NFF decking along with a pretty summerhouse and you can BBQ all year round. Beside a swimming pool it can double up as a changing room and chill-out space. NFF Ltd has a number of furnished show cabins on display at their Horam premises. These include an art studio/bedsit; a home office/therapy room; a teenagers’ retreat/sleepover pad, a relaxing summerhouse and a stunning Wendy House.

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The Arthritis Research UK Garden by Chris Beardshaw

Lawrence Llewelyn-Bowen & Gnome

Gold Medalists Carl Hester & Charlotte DuJardin in the Artisan Motor Neurone Disease Garden

The Laurent-Perrier Garden

The 9 Billion Conversation Garden

Paul McKenna & Mother

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Waterside Café situated at Hawkhurst Fish Farm (01580 753813) is a unique complex set in tranquillity on the Kent/ East Sussex border in almost 40 acres. It is a landscaped venue which includes planted gardens, scenic waterfalls and hosts a wide variety of wildfowl from across the world. Waterside Café is licensed (open 7 days a week) and provides indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the lakes. The cafe offers

a wide selection of freshly cooked homemade food, all day breakfasts, cream teas and lunches. They have ample parking and can entertain coach parties and group bookings (advance notice necessary). There is also a disabled toilet and wheelchair access. Please call 01580 754000 to make a booking or for further enquiries.

Sat. 8th June Secrets of Successful Self Publishing

Sun. 9th June - Bexhill Lions Triathalon

At the Guardian, 90 York Way, Kings Cross, London. A one day workshop aimed at anyone who wants to learn how to be successful at self publishing. Price £220. 020 33 53 3099.

Sat. 8th June - Herstmonceux Castle Garden

At Herstmonceux Castle, near Hailsham. Open as part of the National Garden Scheme open days.

Sat. 8th June - Produced in Kent

Taste the best of Produced in Kent at Biddenden Vineyards, Gribble Bridge Lane, Biddenden. Held in aid of Kent Air Ambulance. Free admission. Meet local producers, taste and buy.

Sun. 9th June The London Plastic Modelling Show

At the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington. Meet fellow modellers and club members, in addition to pre-booking live demonstrations and question and answer sessions. Visit the club stands and view the finished articles. http://www.guidelinepublications.co.uk/

Starts at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 11am. Not only will there be a Sprint Distance Triathlon and a Standard Distance Triathlon (with the testing Sea Swim of course!) but there will also be the first ever Taster Distance Duathlon and Classic Distance Duathlon. http://www.bexhill-triathlon.co.uk/

Sun. 9th June - The Maidstone Riverside Run

HQ David Lloyd, Barker Road, Maidstone, ME16 8LW. 10.20am. The Riverside Run follows the new Riverside Trail from Waterinbury to Maidstone passing the working locks of Teston and Tovil and under the Medievel Bridges of Teston and East Farliegh before finishing in the centre of Maidstone at David Lloyd Health Club. caronandsteve@btinternet.com

Sun. 9th June - Aesop’s Fables

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 2pm. Using humorous and colourful characterisation, Cat’s Grin brings to life many of Aesop’s wise and foolish creatures. 01892 678678.

Mon. 10th June - Below Stairs Tour

At Leeds Castle, near Maidstone, Kent. £5 p/p. 01622 880008.

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Food & Drink

Callenders Restaurant: A quick visit to Hailsham’s High Street will reveal many new businesses as the town experiences some recent economic growth, one of which is the brilliant Callenders Restaurant. Located at the upper end of the High Street, in the location many will remember as Pellings bicycle shop, Callenders is a modern British Restaurant which opened two years ago in the summer of 2011. Recently described by Diner’s choice as “a true jewel of a restaurant” Callenders uses locally sourced produce, and all meals and desserts are made from scratch. A visit to Callenders is not to be missed, especially for their Traditional Sunday Roast. And don’t forget to book early for Fathers Day.

Mon. 10th - 15th June - Beautiful Thing At the Theatre Royal Brighton. Beautiful Thing is a glorious urban love story between two young men coming to grips with their sexuality and the effect it has on the people in their lives. Suranne Jones will star as Sandra, Jamie’s mother. 0844 871 7627.

Mon. 10th June - Winchelsea’s Secret Gardens

Explore 10 different gardens from 2pm - 5.30pm. Combined admission £5. Children free. Tea and cakes at Winchelsea New Hall (A259).

Mon. 10th June - Meadow Gardening

At Great Dixter, Northiam, Kent. A study day on meadow creation and management. Price: £100 per person. Contact Perry Rodriguez on tel: 01797 252878 ext. 3.

Tues. 11th June - Exclusively Homewares

At the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington. Exclusively Housewares continues to be one of the most popular trade shows in the annual housewares industry calendar with both suppliers and buyers alike. http://www.exclusivelyhousewares.co.uk/

Anthony Bailey Catering offers you and your guests a wonderful, unique array of delicious, fresh, authentic and healthy fare including fresh fish local steak and Rye Bay Scallops. Also catering for special dietary requirements. Anthony has many years experience in the catering trade and formally managed The Riverside Haven Restaurant in Rye. In his early career he worked for the Royal Navy which included service on the Royal Yacht. The company has more recently provided catering for the film production company ‘Aquafilms’ and can provide all your outside catering needs corporate catering, meetings, conferences, classes, company retreats, BBQ’s, picnics, special events and occasions, public and private engagements, receptions, celebration of life and memorial observances, social functions, family gatherings, birthdays, anniversaries, and more. They offer a popular, diverse variety of delightfully delectable dishes and have an enthusiastic commitment to quality, taste, professionalism, and polish.

Wed. 12th - 16th June The BBC Good Food Show Birmingham

Tues. 11th - 15th June - Suddenly at Home

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Part of the Murder in the Park thriller season. Eves: 7.45pm. Wed. and Sat. Mats: 2.30pm. When Glenn Howard decided to get rid of his wealthy wife, firstly to enjoy her money, secondly to avoid spending the rest of his life in Bermuda, and thirdly to free himself for another woman, he worked out a complicated but seemingly foolproof plan which would not only keep him in the clear but involve his wife’s former lover, detective-story writer Sam Blaine. 01323 412000.

Wed. 12th June - Antique Valuation Day

At Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe Road, Tenterden from 11am - 4pm. Have your items valued by Bonhams experts. 01580 762334.

At the NEC Birmingham. The BBC Good Food Show Summer is a celebration of summer recipes, celebrity chefs and fantastic shopping for fresh seasonal produce. New for this year, all advance tickets include a seat in the Supertheatre sponsored by Tesco and entry to BBC Gardeners’ World Live. http://www.bbcgoodfoodshowsummer.com/

ingham

At the NEheatre, Sussex Hall, Hastings at 2pm. 01424 462288.

Wed. 12th June - Military Music Spectacular

At Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall from 8pm - 9.30pm. With the bands of the Household Division. Box Office 0844 847 2435.

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The White Horse Pub & Dining, Hurst Green 01580 860 235 www.thewhitehorsehurstgreen.com

MEET, EAT AND DRINK

JUNE SPECIAL OFFER

TWO MAIN COURSES FOR ONE Available Monday to Friday evening in JUNE (excluding Jazz Night) from the a La Carte menu, main course only. One Beef Fillet per couple. The cheaper Main Course is Free.

Why not join us for a drink? We offer a great selection of Beers, Ales and Wine by the glass.

Enjoy our garden terrace with beautiful views accross the Weald.

To qualify for this offer you must prebook your table in advance and mention this offer, you must order a minimum of 2 courses per person. (main course with starter or dessert).

Set Lunch Menu

£10 for 2 Courses

Available Mon. to Sat. lunch - Choice of 3 starters and 3 mains

Wagyu Beef Burgers Wagyu beef ‘caviar of meats’ is back at The White Horse

Wagyu meat is highly sought after, but until now, only imported cuts were being served in select few restaurants. Full blood Wagyu cows have free range to graze the clover rich pasture at the farm between the Spring and Autumn months. Specific farming practices means the meat achieves the same eating quality as the Kobe beef of Japan. The meat has a distinct “marbling” – the effect of adding fat, and flavour to the joint. Fat is what holds all the flavour in a peice of beef and gives a lovely taste when cooked. The White Horse is the only place you can order pure breed Wagyu in Sussex. Harrods have long been selling the Japanese delicacy - also known as Kobe beef - at £200 per kilo. But now you can have a Wagyu burger and chips for just £13.95 at The White Horse.

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Wed. 12th - 16th June BBC Gardeners World Live At the NEC Birmingham. See gardening experts including Monty Don, Carol Klein and Joe Swift. www.bbcgardenersworldlive.com

Wed. 12th - 23rd June - Swan Lake

At the Royal Albert Hall, London. Experience a magnicifent choreographic kaleidoscope as the Hall is transformed into a magical lake for this unrivalled dance event. 0207 589 8212.

Wed. 12th June - The ELO Experience

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Tribute show. Come and hear the greatest hits of ELO reproduced by the exciting and incredible ELO Experience. Tickets ÂŁ19.50 to ÂŁ20.50. 01323 412000.

St Michaels Butchery is a well-established and friendly Butchers situated in St Michaels, Tenterden. Alongside a traditional range of meats St Michaels Butchery specialises in more exotic meats including Bison, Crocodile, Spring Bok, Kangaroo, Wild Boar, Venison and Veal. Above all you can be assured that the meat you buy will always be of the best quality and taste amazing. You will know exactly where it has come from.

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L

ocated in the heart of the Historic Old Town of Hastings, Black Pearl offers quality cuisine in a charming atmosphere. The ground floor wine bar has an informal and vibrant atmosphere, whilst the tastefully decorated & cozy first floor dining rooms offer an intimate hideaway that’s perfect for indulgent dining.

Where Great Food and Great Wine Meet When great food is accompanied by great wine, the experience is complete! That is why at Black Pearl we have carefully selected our wines from vinyards around the world that are great to drink on their own or with our food. We offer a range of wines, sparkling wine and champagne by the glass as well as the more interesting wines that start conversations! And for customers who would like to try new wines not on our menu, perhaps our wines of the month are the perfect choice.

We look forward to serving you on your next visit...

The seasonal menus and the daily specials include a varied selection of dishes which cater for fish and meat lovers as well as vegetarians. All desserts are homemade to complete your experience. All menus, vouchers and offers can be found on the Black Pearl website. If you haven’t visited Black Pearl yet, why not treat yourself to an evening at Black Pearl. You may be pleasantly surprised...

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Thurs. 13th May - NT Live - The Audience At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7pm. Live broadcast on the big screen in the auditorium. The Audience imagines a series of pivotal meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. From Churchill to Cameron, each Prime Minister has used these private conversations as a sounding board and a confessional – sometimes intimate, sometimes explosive. Tickets £10 to £12. 01424 229111.

Thurs. 13th - 15th May - The London International Antiquarian Book Fair

At Olympia National Hall, London. The works on display at the fair cover a vast range of collectors’ interests: rare books from the genesis of European printing in the 15th century through to today, including first editions, fine bindings, illustrated books, manuscripts, maps, prints and all manner of ephemera. www.olympiabookfair.com

Thurs. 13th - 24th June The Hampton Court Palace Festival 2013

At Hampton Court Palace. Featuring Jools Holland on 13th. Lisa Stansfield on 14th. Fanfair and fireworks 15th. Russell Watson 16th. Imelda May 19th. Bjorn Again 20th, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons 21st. Cliff Richard on 22nd and 23rd and Joe Bonamassa and Beth Hart on 24th. See www.hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com for full details of booking.

HunnyBeez: If you’re a visitor to Tenterden looking for somewhere unique to stop off, or a local who just fancies something a bit different, head to newly refurbished HunnyBeez! We are a family run business, serving all day from a traditional ‘like Mum used to make’ breakfast to a wide variety of light lunches (luxury fish finger sandwiches a favourite!) using locally sourced products. We serve an amazing afternoon tea with homemade scones and clotted cream alongside a selection of homemade cake, most of which are gluten free, even the bread pudding!!! Find something different here with our ever changing specials board. Enjoy the warm atmosphere inside on the sofas with a paper or bask in the sunshine outside under our trees, or if you don’t have time to stop everything is also available to take away at a 10% discount. Buzzing Monday to Saturday 9am-4.30pm, and on Sundays from 9.30am-4.30pm, find us next-door to Tenterden Gateway… that’s if your nose doesn’t lead you to our cakes first!

Thurs. 13th June - Shaolin Warriors

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. This breathtaking theatrical Kung Fu Show continues the story of the warrior, and vividly depicts the rarely-seen Kung Fu masters’ feats of agility strength and skill. Adult £22.50, Child £18.50 Family (x4) £62. 01892 530613.

Fri. 14th June - Rat Pack Live

At The White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. Combining the full sound of big band swing with charisma, panache and swagger, the trio – collectively known as The Rat Pack – had attitude to spare. 01424 462288.

Fri. 14th June - Comedy Night

At The De La War Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7.30pm. Stand up comedy night for a great cause, featuring Mark Thomas, Mark Steel, Josie Long, Sir Ian Bowler MP, Tiffany Stevenson, James Acaster and Ivor Dembina. Tickets: £19.00 - £20.00. 01424 229111.

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The Charm of Prosecco This extra dry Prosecco is perfect for summer drinking. It is quite low in alcohol just 11% but has a full rich flavour with a marvelously dry yet smooth finish. The wine is made by one of Italy’s top producers ‘Ruggeri’

Normal shop price is £16.99 but its on offer to readers of What’s On for just £12.99 Prosecco is Italy’s answer to refreshing, well-made sparkling wine at a reasonable price. Made primarily in the district of Valdobbiadene (Val-do-bi-ad-enay) near the town of Conegliano in the region of Veneto, Prosecco has quickly become one of the most successful sparkling wine types made today.

Hope Cottage Farm Shop and Tearoom. Offering a wide choice of fresh fruit and vegetables plus lots more. Sit in the comfort of the cosy tearoom and sample the scrumptious homemade cakes and pastries. Tearoom open 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 3.30pm Sunday. High Tea Weekend Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June. Enjoy a cream tea or book their mouth-watering high tea served on a traditional three - tier cake stand and a pretty crockery tea set. Enjoy a selection of delicious sandwiches, homemade cakes and a big pot of tea at £10.00 per person. Please book 24 hours in advance. They also offer a superb selection of quality local produce to include yummy jams, marmalades and chutneys., Delicious dressings, oils and vinegars. Tasty meat, game, poultry and free range eggs. Browse their selection of locally made cards, crafts and jewellery. Come and paint pottery - fun for all ages. They also stock a wide range of horse, farmyard, dog and wild bird feeds.

Prosecco is the name of the grape that is used to make this sparkling wine and many of the best examples are 100% Prosecco. As this is a grape that is prized for its delicate flavours and aromatics, the wine itself is not made in the classic method made famous in the Champagne district of France. Rather, the Cremant method of sparkling wine is used to make Prosecco as the classic Champagne method would mean aging the wine for several years before release, robbing the wine of its freshness. The Weald Wine Cellars, Independent Wine merchants. Moor Hill Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4PF 01580 753487. Next door to the Black Pig

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Gig Guide The Bull Inn, 27 High St, Battle. 01424 775171 5th June Cajun Food Theme with live music from Cut The Shuffle, Jammin 12 & 26th June and 10th & 24 July 30th June Lumpy and the Lumpettes 5.30pm 3rd July American Food Theme night with live music from Stone Junction. The Grey Lady - Pantiles,Tunbridge Wells. 01892 544700 Sat. 1st June - The Groove Agents Sun. 2nd June - The Broadway Jazz Band Wed. 5th June - Live Music with Paul Dunton Fri. 7th June - Soul Avenue. Sat. 8th June - Big Easy Funk Sun. 9th June - Live Music. Fri. 14th June - The Violet Jive Sat. 15th June - Studio 54. Fri. 21st June - The Tar Babies Sat. 22nd June - Lee Dee and the Debonaires Sun. 23rd June - Live Music. Mon. 24th June - Singers Night Sat. 28th June - Salsa Night. Sun. 29th June - Noel McKoy & Friends The Royal British Legion, London Road, Bexhill Tel. 01424 435844 First Monday every month - Members and guests always welcome. Creole Jazz plus talented guests from 8pm - 10.30pm. Great traditional jazz, fabulous beer and good company.

Fri. 14th June - Trailer Trash Sat. 15th June - Elliott Sleeping. Sun. 16th June - Lunchtime Savannah Fri. 21st June - Black Sheep. Sat. 22nd June - Jellyheads Sun. 23rd June - Lunchtime Savannah. Tues. 25th June - Folk and Blues. Fri. 28th June - Splitters Sat. 29th June - Far Cry. Sun. 30th June - Lunchtime Assorted Nuts Blues with Bottle Club http://www.blueswithbottleclub.co.uk The Anchor, 32 London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1AS Wednesday 5 June - Willie & The Bandits Younger than average, energetic, with their own special edgy take on the blues... Wednesday 12 June - Steelyard Blues - extra gig! A new, four piece blues band for the Anchor, led by a strong female vocalist Wednesday 19 June - The Little Devils (trio) Gutsy sound with Yoka on vocals, flute and saxophone (likened to Dana Fuchs), Big Ray on guitar and Graeme Wheatley on bass... Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July Sevenoaks Summer Festival Events: Saturday 22 June 3 - 5pm - Steve Morrison & Alan Glen. Tuesday 25 June 9pm - Open Mic (Missouri Gutts). Wednesday 26 June 8pm - Doug Revell Memorial Benefit Concert presents The Spikedrivers. box office 01732 450175 or stagsevenoaks.co.uk 1066 Jazz Club At Azur, Marina Pavillion, Marina, Hastings. Friday 31 May Les Hanscombe’s Tailgate Jazz Band Friday 7 June - Graeme Hewitt’s Society Jazz Friday 14 June - Goff Dubber’s Dixieland Friday 21 June - Savannah Jazz Band Friday 28 June - Sussex Jazz Kings www.1066jazclub.co.uk

The Six Bells Chiddingly Tel: 01825 872227 Fri. 31st May - English Rogues. Sat. 1st June - Fat Belly Jones. Sun. 2nd June - Lunchtime Assorted Nuts Fri. 7th June - Lost Boys. Sat. 8th June - Primitive Instinct Sun. 9th June - Lunchtime Assorted Nuts Tues. 11th June - Folk and Blues

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Seeking a bar with a strong character and an entertaining approach? The Bull In, Battle recently hosted a Cheese and Chocolate evening with an amazingly creative menu and fantastic live music from The Victoria Howarth Quintet. Arguably one of the most relaxing places to drink and dine in Battle, this historic and much-loved pub always delivers an enjoyable experience whatever time or day of the week you visit. Their regular live music events and food theamed nights are always popular and this one was no exception. It’s clear that owners Kerri and Alan put a lot of thought and planning into ensuring their customers have a really great experience, both in terms of the high standard of the food and quality of the entertainment. The Bull is the focal point of the High Street, bringing the community together for beers, hearty delicious food and lazy afternoons in a relaxed and comfortable environment. The weekend sees this place teeming with families and couples, and you should book in advance if you intend to sample the food. With a mix of animated chatter and relaxed laughter it’s all too easy to whittle away the hours. The staff are friendly and attentive, even in the busiest hours. The fact that they address regular customers by name adds a personal touch which sees people return again and again. You’ll be hard pushed to find something you don’t like about The Bull. With a well deserved reputation, an impeccable yet creative menu and one of the best locations in Battle, this delightful pub more than manages to stand out from the masses.

Fri. 14th & 15th June - The Autism Show

Fri. 14th & 15th June - The Glass Workshop

At Excel, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. The Autism Show, the national event for autism, is for the growing community of parents, carers, professionals and individuals. www.autismshow.co.uk

At 42 Holliers Hill, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 2DD. View the workshop and art as part of South East Open Studios event. www.seos-art.org 11am 6pm. See main advertisement on page 47.

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. Josh Groban’s voice is instantly recognisable and unparalleled among his peers. 0844 8560202.

At Little Common Community Centre, Shepherds Close at 7.15pm. A lecture by Gina Bowman. All welcome.

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7pm. Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as the Queen in the highly-anticipated, Olivier awardwinning West End production of ‘The Audience’, broadcast live from London’s Gielgud Theatre as part of National Theatre Live. 01892 678678.

At Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst. Admission £9.00. 11am - 5pm. 100 varities of roses in the gardens. Rose walks with the head gardener and a good selection of potted roses for sale. 01580 200888. See main advertisement on front page and article on page 24.

At the Underground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne at 8pm. The quintet plays jazz and swing inspired by the ‘Hot Club de France,’ which featured the great Django Reinhardt on guitar. 0845 6801 926

An open air production at Half House Farm, East Sussex. Also on 18th and 22nd June. See main advertisement on page 50.

Fri. 14th June - Josh Groban

Fri. 14th June - NT Live The Audience

Fri. 14th June - Jazz – Rythme Futur

Fri. 14th June - Lunchtime Concert

At St. Mary’s Church, Hailsham at 1.10pm. Free admission. With Mezzo Soprano Linda Grace. Three Centuries of Songs.

Fri. 14th June - Fuchsias

Fri. 14th - 16th June - Rose Weekend

Fri. 14th & 15th June - Macbeth

Sat. 15th and 16th June - The Who

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm 15th. 6pm 16th. This new concert version of Quadrophenia is personally directed by Roger Daltrey. 0844 8560202.

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Fashion & Leisure

Sat. 15th June - T. Wells Farmers Market On the Pantiles, T. Wells from 9am - 2pm. 07902 215 942.

Sat. 15th June - The Elvis Years

JUNE promises to a colourful month in HALO following the arrival of their gorgeous High Summer collections. The store is awash with vibrant colours and prints contrasting beautifully with ice cream pastels which are also very strong this season. Bright jeans continue to be a huge trend and are perfect whatever the British weather may throw at us. With so many shades to choose from there is sure to be a pair to catch your eye. However for hot summer weather you really can’t beat a dress. Not only do they speed up your morning routine (just 1 item to choose & no co-ordination necessary) they look so pretty and are cool and comfortable to wear. A new brand this season is PAPER DOLL – sister company to the fabulously successful LITTLE MISTRESS. They have filled the gap for figure flattering dresses in a slightly longer, more “grown-up” style. Sunglasses are now in stock as are “sun readers” so you can still look stylish by the pool whilst being able to read your book! These form part of HALO’S fashionable range of reading glasses which are priced from just £9.99. Statement necklaces are a big look at the moment as are oversized clutch bags and as you would expect HALO has lots of gorgeous new items to choose from. Don’t forget that HALO now sell shoes and have a range of fashionable, reasonably priced styles to choose from. So call in to HALO and they’ll help you create a versatile Summer look which WON’T involve a lengthy trawl round a shopping centre but WILL cost you a lot less than you might imagine!

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. World Champion Memphis Tennesee, Mario Kombou delivers an extraordinary tour de force performance as the King of Rock n’ Roll in a 2 hour concert brilliantly capturing the musical life of Elvis. £20.50. 01323 412000.

Sat. 15th June - Grease

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Come along and join us for our Grease Fun Film party. Get your 50s gear on as together with you host Tracey Lea we have fun whilst watching this classic film starring the fabulous John Travolta! £12.00. 01323 412000.

Sat. 15th & 16th June - Open Studio

At Oast House Gallery, Pound House, Udimore, Rye. TN31 6BA. 11am - 5pm. Demonstration and talk on Sunday 16th at 2.30pm. Also on 22nd and 23rd June. See main advertisement on page 47.

Sat. 15th - 22nd June Aegon International Tennis

At Devonshire Park, Eastbourne. The tournament offers many of the world’s top singles and doubles players a final chance to prepare for The Championships, Wimbledon, which starts the following week. 0844 581 3015 http://www.lta.org.uk www.aegontennis.co.uk

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Welcome to www.uclassy.co.uk. We are a new local based company, specialising in silk related products. Silk scarves are one of our largest product lines, all made using the finest 100% silk. Our quality guarantee ensures you only receive the very best and this can be supplied at a superb price because it is sourced direct from the manufacturer. We have lots of designs in our online shop suitable for many different occasions, so please take a look, we offer a wonderful shopping experience and fast delivery as well.

Sat. 15th & 16th June - Jo Christie Showcase At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells at 2.30pm and 7pm. Students of the Jo Christie Dance Centre take this opportunity to showcase skills they are developing in dance, musical theatre and choreography.01892 678678.

Sat. 15th June - Trooping the Colour

The Queen’s Birthday Parade will be held on Horse Guards Parade. The Colour will be trooped by 1st. Battalion Welsh Guards. The ballot for tickets to attend the Queen’s Birthday Parade has now closed. No tickets are required to view the processions in The Mall. Events begin at approximately 10am. Precisely as the clock on the Horse Guards Building strikes eleven, the Royal Procession arrives and The Queen takes the Royal Salute. After the event, the Royal Family gathers on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch an RAF flypast. www.trooping-the-colour.co.uk

Sat. 15th June - That’ll Be The Day

At White Sails we have a wide range of other clothes as well as our exciting new ‘Fille des Sables’ collection! Explore the other goodies we have on offer - scarves, jewellery, gifts, rugs, cushions, throws and much more!! Our aim is for people to enjoy their shopping experience and remember why they come to their High Street.

At The Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. This hugely entertaining rock ‘n’ roll spectacular features a fantastic line up of knock-out hits from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, mixed with loads of new zany comedy routines to produce a show with a real feel good party atmosphere. Tickets: £24 01892 530613. www.thatllbetheday.com

Sat. 15th & 16th June Getting Your Book Published

At the Guardian, 90 York Way, Kings Cross, London. £350.00. Learn who wants what in the publishing market place through seminars and workshops with publishers, literary agents and novelists. 0203 353 3099.

Sat. 15th June - RAF Vulcan Display

Over Hastings seafront at approx. 3.30pm. There will also be a flight simulator in Queens Square, Hastings on both 15th and 16th.

Sun. 16th June - Animal Crackers

At the Underground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne. Treat yourself to an afternoon of ‘downright funny sequences’ and the comic genius of the Marx Brothers by coming to see ‘Animal Crackers’, on Sunday 16th June (2.30pm start). The film is packed with one-liner jokes, comedy sketches and visual gags and stars the four Marx brothers, Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo as well as Lillian Roth and Margaret Dumont.

Sun. 16th June - Father’s Day at Penshurst

At Penshurst Place, Penshurst, near Tonbridge. 12 noon until 4pm. Try your hand at mini crossbows, tug of war and leather working. 01892 870307.

Sun. 16th June - Haydn’s Creation

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. The Creation by Joseph Haydn Royal Tunbridge Wells Choral Society and Orchestra Conducted by Rebecca Miller. Orchestra led by Jane Gomm. 01892 530613.

Sun. 16th & 17th June The Taming of the Shrew At Herstmonceux Castle, near Hailsham. Sunday at 6pm (gardens open for picnicing from 4.30pm). Shakespeare’s Globe presents this open air production which takes place on the lawns in front of the castle. Bring rugs, cushions, low back chairs, picnics and an Elizabethan appetite for gloriously liberating open air theatre. Tickets £18.50, concessions £13.50 from 0207 401 9919. Monday performance at 7pm with gardens open from 5.30pm. www.shakespearesglobe.com

Sun. 16th June The Senlac Classic Car Show and Country Fayre

Opposite Bodiam Castle near Robertsbridge from 10am - 5pm. A day out for the whole family with over 250 classic cars plus military and commercial vehicles. Musical entertainment, barbecue and lots more. See main advertisement and feature on page 45.

Sun. 16th June - Harlequin Goes to The Moon

At St. Leonards Gardens, (behind the Royal Victoria Hotel, St. Leonards). Performed by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Company. See main advertisement on page 46. www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk

Sun. 16th June - 1066 Relay

At Cattle Market car park, Castle Road, Pevensey, BN24 5LE. 9am. A 5 stage off-road team event following the historic 1066 Country Walk route from Pevensey, where William the Conqueror landed, to Rye. Starting off in the grounds of Pevensey Castle. http://www.spanglefish.com/1066relay

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The Eridge Horse Trials & Country Market 2013 will take place on 29th & 30th June at Eridge Park. A great line up of sport and attractions awaits you at the 2013 Eridge Horse Trials & Country Market just outside Royal Tunbridge Wells! With many levels of the sport of Eventing taking place, there really is something for everyone. Competitions range from Novice to Open horses and local to top international riders taking part. With Olympic course builder, Scott Brickell, creating three superb Cross Country Courses that flow over the Parklands of Eridge Estate promising to set the scene for some great spectator sport. This year sees the move of the main event to the front of the estate and we are proud to launch the Country Market over the weekend. Sunday includes Dogs in the Park that will incorporate a dog and fun dog show, dog agility and terrier racing. Eridge Horse Trials and Country Market offers a superb range of exhibitors, public catering, a licensed bar and mini fun fair for the enjoyment of all visitors. Come along with friends, family and dogs to see the thrills and spills of eventing. Each day starts at 9am with the first competitor on the cross country course at approximately 10am. Admission for this great day out is only ÂŁ10 per car that includes all occupants. For more information see our website www.eridge-horsetrials.co.uk

NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS - WEEKLY CRAFT & GIFT FAIR FOR EASTBOURNE SEAFRONT

T

he Mansion Hotel, on Eastbourne Seafront opposite the bandstand, is the venue for this new and exciting Craft and Gift fair for Eastbourne. Every Thursday 10.00am – 3.00pm the ballroom is filled with individual crafts and gift goodies? Please come along any Thursday in June. These pictures give just a small flavour. With new exhibitors weekly we are hoping you will find that special gift. So please do come along and see the wonderful gifts on offer. You will find 24 stallholders selling a wide range of goods. E.g. jewellery and scarves, cards and photographic scenes, finest quality hand knit jumpers, small fun knits and other soft furnishings alongside wood turned gifts and china. Name engraved wooden gifts, traditional wooden toys, as well as specialist cheeses and chutneys. With so much on offer we hope this weekly event will be worth a visit and you will find that special gift.

Diary note: - Every Thursday, 10am - 3pm at the Mansion Hotel. Free Admission New Venue: Sackville, Coast Bar and Grill, Bexhill Seafront starting 23rd June and every third Sunday from 10am - 4pm. Free Admission. Enquiries: - judalcr@hotmail.com

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Senlac Classic Car Show & Country Fayre Sunday June 16th 2013 For the past 20 years the Senlac Classic Car Show has stood out as one of the most enjoyable shows. Despite the focus on classic cars, the organisers strive to put together a show that is for the whole family. Dozens of stalls, children’s rides and games as well as charity stalls selling jewellery, books, toys and so on sit alongside the large display of vehicles. The 2012 show broke all records both for the number of visitors attending and for the number of cars on display. There was also a large commercial display as well as a very impressive display of military vehicles. The emphasis this year will once again be on the family with dads at the centre of the planning. This Father’s Day will be an opportunity for the whole family to take dad out; have him entertained by Lumpy and Lumpettes band and the Lindy Hopper dancers performing at the show; have him fed from the BBQ or the Indian take-away or the other food outlets,; buy him a pint at the well stocked bar featuring real ales and then let him browse the many stalls, auto jumble and gardening outlets before wandering amongst the interesting and beautifully turned out vehicles set out in the large recreation ground opposite Bodiam Castle. Ever conscious that family budgets are hard pressed, entrance to the show at £4.50 per adult, is half the price charged by many other local shows. All accompanying children (under 16) are allowed free entry. Entry price includes free parking. Apart from the show itself, a big reason to give your support is that ALL the proceeds are given to charities, both local and national. Organised by the Rotary Club of Senlac and sponsored by local firms, the show has raised well in excess of £100,000 for charity. It deserves your support.

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Sun. 16th June Outdoor Theatre - Sherlock Holmes At Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe Road, Tenterden. The critically acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Co. put detective duo Holmes and Watson through their paces. £15 adults, £6 child. 0844 249 1895.

Sun. 16th June - National Portrait Festival

At Trafalgar Square, London. See some of the UK’s best portrait artists in action as they take part in the London heat of Sky Arts Portrait artist Of The Year. Lots more attractions including sculptor Francis Segelman. 10am 7pm. www.storyvault.tv

Sun. 16th - 23rd June - Delphinium Week

At Goddinton House, Goddinton Lane, near Ashford. A week of events to celebrate this spectacular collection in the walled garden. Includes picnic evenings until 8pm and Delphinium Society Day from 11am - 4pm on the 16th. 01233 643854.

Sun. 16th June - Sussex Day - The Exciles

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. In celebration of Sussex Day, local Blues band The Exiles will play two rocking sets on the bandstand from 2pm until 4.30 pm. Free entry.

Sun. 16th June - Go Wild Woodland Crafts

At Leeds Castle and gardens, near Maidstone, Kent. Have a go at making woodcrafts this Father’s Day using natural materials, building new rafts, mini rafts, necklaces and pine cone creatures on the Pavilion lawn. Normal admission plus £2 for craft activity. 01622 765400.

Hooe’s Old Motor Club holds its 44th Vintage Car Show & Concours D’elegance on Sunday, August 4th, 2013 This show, which supports local charities, has a free car park, auto related trade and other stands plus refreshments. Musical entertainment is provided by Hooe Village Silver Band. The arena events include parades and informed commentary on the classes of cars and motor cycles and commercial vehicles from pre 1905 up to 1970 plus the ever popular Lady and Vehicle Concours. If you have an interesting or historic vehicle that you would like to show, please contact the secretary, Mr J Bishop 01323 843202 or Ron Wanmer on 01323 840346 for further details. www.hooeoldmotorclub.org.uk

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Brenda Hartill R E is a British painter, printmaker and collage artist, who exhibits world-wide. Her work explores the texture, pattern and light of the landscape, and ranges from finely-drawn figurative works to bold, abstract images. Her recent abstract embossed watercolours will be showing as well as her affordable, original limited-edition etchings and collagraphs. This year she is part of the South East Open Studios Art Trail (Rye and Northiam). See website for details www.brendahartill.com

Mon. 17th June - Neil Young and Crazy Horse

At the 02 Arena, London at 6.30pm. The tour represents Young’s first UK dates since the summer of 2009, which included triumphant headline sets at Glastonbury, the Isle of Wight festival and Hard Rock Calling. 0844 856 0202.

Never visited an open studio before? Think meeting artists and makers would be awkward or intimidating? Open Studios are not like galleries - there is no obligation or pressure to buy, you will meet the artist or maker in person, who will make you feel welcome and will be glad to chat to you about their work, often passing on hints and tips, some will be demonstrating. Entry to all studios is free and many offer free refreshments too! A wide range of work will be on show from oil and watercolour painting to sculpture, ceramics, textiles and jewellery. A FREE printed Guide, Trail Maps and an extensive Website are available for visitors to plan a day out with a difference. Pick up a copy of the 2013 Guide at Kino Cinema, libraries and book shops.

Mon. 17th - 23rd June - Fragrant Arrangements

At Hever Castle and Gardens near Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7NG. Fragrant floral arrangements in the Castle Rooms with a vintage feel plus tips and advice for growing perfect roses. 01732 865 224.

Mon. 17th June - Being Tommy Cooper

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.30pm. Powerful, provocative, painfully funny and true, Tom Green’s astonishing play finds both the brilliance in Britain’s most famous comic and explores the pressures and loneliness of fame. Tickets £11.90 to £27.90. 0844 8717627.

Tues. 18th June - The Pet Shop Boys

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 7pm. The tour production will be created in collaboration with award-winning creative director and set designer Es Devlin (who has also worked with Take That, Lady Gaga, Kanye West & Jay Z, plus the 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony), and Tony award-nominated stage director and choreographer Lynne Page, both of whom worked with them on the Pandemonium tour. 0844 856 0202.

Tues. 18th June - Shaolin Warriors

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. This breath-taking theatrical Kung Fu Show continues the story of the warrior, and vividly depicts the rarely-seen Kung Fu masters’ feats of agility, strength and skill, using Buddhist Meditation and their rigorous martial arts training.Tickets £23.00. 01424 462288.

Tues. 18th - 22nd June - Death Trap

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Eves: 7.45pm. Wed. and Sat. Mats: 2.30pm. Ira Levin’s Deathtrap is a comedy thriller with all the components required for a chilling tale; murder, deceit, unexpected twists and turns and so much more. £14.50 to £19.00. 01323 412000.

Tues. 18th - 22nd June - High Society

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. Eves: 7.30pm. Thurs. and Sat. Mats: 2.30pm. Get ready for the musical event of the season as Cole Porter’s timeless classic, High Society, skips into town, in a dazzling new production from the acclaimed producers of The King and I. Tickets £18 to £33.50. 01323 412000.

Tues. 18th - 20th June - Dora the Explorer

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. NICKELODEON’s Dora the Explorer LIVE! Search for the City of Lost Toys. 01892 530613.

CraftyGlass Rachel Krugers’ CraftyGlass is based in Bexhill and they have a wonderful new and large home Studio. Along side the fused glass and bead work they have also just started Casting. CraftyGlass welcome you to visit and view the creations at The Glass Workshop Bexhill as part of the SOUTH EAST OPEN STUDIOS www.seos-art.org (Guide no: 198) JUNE 2013 11am – 6pm. FRIDAY 7th, 14th, 21st 23rd. SATURDAY 8th, 15th, 22nd. SUNDAY 9th, 16th. See the Contemporary Fused Glass. Cast Glass. Glass Jewellery and Flame made Beads. Commissions are undertaken and don’t forget the Classes are held at the Bexhill Studio (see above).

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The Paul Davis Big Band returns to The Congress Theatre Eastbourne on Sunday 30th June for it’s 11th consecutive year playing all the big band favourites and including a selection of music from the award winning best west end musical “ Top Hat”, and Ronnie Hughes returns after his appearance in the wonderful Dustin Hoffman film “Quartet” and will be celebrating his 88th birthday and still working as a top professional trumpet player.

Tues. 18th - 22nd June - Royal Ascot At Ascot Racecourse, High St, Ascot, West Berkshire SL5 7JX. Royal Ascot’s opening day gets off to an impressive start with no less than three Group 1 races – the most prestigious races in the world: The Queen Anne stakes, the Kings stand stakes and the St. James’s Palace Stakes. Gates opne 10.30am. Royal Procession 2pm. First race 2.30pm. Last race 5.35pm. Tickets £10 to £62. www.ascot.co.uk

The Importance of Being Earnest A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

by Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde’s brilliant and much-loved comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity has been delighting audiences for over 100 years. Come and enjoy this production in the intimacy of the Barn Theatre. The grounds of Smallhythe Place open at 6pm so you may share a picnic with friends before the performance. There is a cafe which serves drinks and light snacks.

Wed. 19th & 20th June - London Graduate Fair

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 0844 871 7627.

At the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington. 12 noon to 5pm. 1000’s of jobs, over 80 top employers and training providers, comprehensive presentation programme and Free CV advice. http://summer.londongradfair.co.uk

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7pm. Join hundreds of singers in a festival of song at the De La Warr Pavilions that’s full of energy, fun and high-quality performances. Tickets £3 to £4. 01424 229111.

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. The UK’s No.1 spirit medium DEREK ACORAH is back together again with paranormal historian RICHARD FELIX! Tickets £18 and £19. 01424 462288.

At Goddinton House, Goddinton Lane, near Ashford. TN23 3BP. With the Colrose Five. 7pm - 9pm. 01233 643854.

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.45pm. shy young boy from Liverpool is re-christened Billy Fury and becomes one of Britain’s best loved rock stars. Now in its 16th year and still furiously rockin’, his own band, Fury’s Tornados, re-live his timeless hits. £23.90. 0844 871 7627.

Tues. 18th June - Jimmy Tarbuck

Wed. 19th June - Psychic and Science

Tues. 18th June - The Summer Sing

Wed. 19th June - Jazz Evening

Wed. 19th June - Shaolin Warriors

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.30pm. This breathtaking theatrical Kung Fu Show continues the story of the warrior, and vividly depicts the rarelyseen Kung Fu masters’ feats of agility strength and skill, using Buddhist Meditation and their rigorous martial arts training. 0844 871 7627.

Wed. 19th June - Steve Winwood

At the Concert Hall, Brighton. 7.30pm. For more than four decades, Steve Winwood has remained a primary figure in rock ‘n’ roll, a respected innovator who has helped to create some of the genre’s most celebrated achievements. Tickets £29.50. 01273 709709.

Thurs. 20th June - The Billy Fury Story

Thurs. 20th June - The Founding of MI6

At Battle Memorial Hall, High Street, Battle at 7.30pm. £3.00. Local author Alan Judd will speak on ‘The first C’ Mansfield Coming and the founding of MI6.

Thurs. 20th & 21st June The Make Up and Artist Show (Trade Show)

At Olympia National Hall, London. shopping opportunities galore, plus classes and demos from top make-up artists working in film, fashion, TV and theatre. http://www.imats.net/london/london_index.php

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A HOT SUMMER LINE UP AT EASTBOURNE THEATRES 2013 SUMMER THEATRE SEASON OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

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his year’s summer season has launched at Eastbourne Theatres, and it’s packed with something for everyone; from the outrageously camp and euphoric to the nail biting tension of psychological who-dun-its!

Tributes will rock the Congress with nights dedicated to Johnny Cash (17 July), Led Zepplin (7 June), Beatlemania (23 August), Pink Floyd (24 August) and a night of Queen with The Bohemians (20 July) and many more.

The triumphant Priscilla Queen of the Desert (12 – 17 August) calls into the Congress for it’s only Summer date; an infectiously heartwarming show which is packed with disco hits, eye popping costumes and is wildly fresh and funny. Join this uplifting adventure direct from the West End and Broadway.

Original artist Jack Jones (1 June) calls into the Congress for his farewell tour. Considered by Sinatra as one of the major singers of our time, multi-Grammy winning Jack’s best known hits include the seminal Impossible Dream and Love Boat.

Musicals continue with Gotta Sing Gotta Dance, a magical night at the musicals which returns for another summer season at the Devonshire Park (1-24 August) and a dazzling new production of Cole Porter’s classic High Society at the Congress (18-22 June). The popular Murder in the Park Thriller Season returns to the Devonshire Park (4 -29 June) with Suddenly At Home by Francis Durbridge and the world premiere of Brian Clemens’ new chiller Murder Weapon, plus Deathtrap and Dead Certain. Discounts are available for multiple booking of three or four plays.

Not forgetting orchestral nights from the popular Glenn Miller Orchestra (25 August) and Bert Kaempfert (10 August) and the ever popular Swing Session (30 June) which returns for its 11th concert. The Royal Hippodrome celebrates its 150th anniversary with the music and laughter packed Seaside Special every Tuesday and Wednesday evening until October. For full season details visit www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk or call 01323 412000 for a brochure. For more information about the theatres see Eastbourne Theatres on Facebook and EBTheatres Twitter.

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Bowler Crab is a new theatrical group who perform at Half House Farm, Three Oaks [between Hastings & Rye]. June’s production is Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. A Nobleman must question morality as three beings of unknown power corrupt the flow of history and Macbeth soon realises his bloody fate is not in his own hands. Don’t miss this outdoor performance set in the beautiful grounds of a C16th Yeoman Farmhouse which is the backdrop of our stage. Farm opens at 18.30 and show begins 19.30.

Thurs. 20th June - Back in the Room At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 8pm. Songs, sketches, surprises and stand up with special guests including Malcolm Head, David Trent, Big Hands Men and… James Acaster - Acaster brings a show full to the prim of comedy and critical acclaim. 01424 462288.

Thurs. 20th June - Glyndebourne: Falstaff

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7pm. (Screening) Captured live in June 2009. Throughout his long career, Verdi longed to find a good subject for a comic opera. Towards the very end of it he found that subject, in the vast and jovial shape of Shakespeare’s John Falstaff. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. 01892 678678.

Thurs. 20th - 23rd June - Tenterden Fun Fair

On The Recreation Ground, Tenterden.

Fri. 21st - 23rd June - Kitchen Garden Weekend

At Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst, E. Sussex. TN5 7HE. £9. Focusing on the kitchen garden with ideas for using the resultant produce. 01580 200888. See advertisement on front page and article on page 24.

Fri. 21st June - Beer, Brass and Steam

On the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station. With real ale. A picnic supper and Horsham Borough Band. Plus a ride on a steam train. 01825 720 800 for more information.

Fri. 21st June - Dirty/DC and Masam

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. Tribute show. Dirty/DC have been playing throughout the UK and Europe since 1988 and have developed a lineup and stage show that has made their reputation seriously strong amongst AC/DC fans. 01892 530613.

If your old Camcorder or video no longer works, The Camera Centre Hailsham can transfer your tapes to DVD (formats including VHS, SVHS, Sony Betamax, 8mm , Hi-8, Digital 8, Mini DV). Only £20 for the first hour and £15 for the second hour. Extra copies just £5. Discount for a quantity of tapes transferred at the same time. Please note we can only transfer “Home Movies” not recordings from T.V. or feature films because of copyright.

Fri. 21st June - Thank You For the Music

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.45pm. The world’s favourite ABBA and Bee Gees concert show is coming to town with an all-new, sequin-spangled production. Including a fabulous celebration of Robin Gibb’s chart-busting career. Tickets from £20.40. 0844 871 7627.

Fri. 21st June - The Hound of the Baskervilles

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. Elegant, atmospheric, and gripping performance of Arthur Conan Doyles’ defining tale. 01892 678678

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DanceHouseUK It’s hard to believe that DanceHouseUK opened its doors to aspiring dancers and performers three years ago this September. “It’s true that time flies when you are having fun” Natascia Mazzucato, principal of DanceHouseUK said. “I am so proud in all that the school and students have achieved as well as the dedication and support I get from my team, students and families!” DanceHouseUK really is a family, as we take great pride and pleasure in each other’s successes and progress”. Natascia ex Elmhurst, Professional Dancer, and Legat Teacher of 9 years at Bede’s, opened DanceHouseUK in order to pass on her knowledge and experience to young hopefuls, to follow in her footsteps. “I want to see young people inspired and to develop a life-long passion for dance and the arts.” DanceHouseUK have a lot to offer with a very varied timetable of all dance genres; ballet, modern, jazz, tap, contemporary, classical Greek and street dance are all offered. Not only is DanceHouseUK approved by the Council for Dance Education and Training, but furthermore, DanceHouseUK is an ISTD Approved Dance Centre that offers DDI and DDE Teacher Training. “We aim to inspire and develop the best teachers around, with good solid technique and enthusiasm!” We also have a support staff including Life Coach Nicola Huelin-Vilar (01273 252 734) giving tremendous support to all individuals in reaching their goals in dance, academics and life! Another exciting innovation is that DanceHouseUK has an in house physiotherapist, Hannah Long (07557 416 366), who can help our students both prevent and rehabilitate any issues. Hannah specializes in dance physiotherapy, and completes her Masters degree this summer. Anyone is welcome to come along for a free taster session, and to enjoy all the good things under one roof at DanceHouseUK. Visit the website; www.dancehouseuk.com or contact Natascia on 0781 289 7646 for more information.

THE PINK MOON CHARITY GALA This is the second year for The Pink Moon, which is a Charity Event to raise money for Cancer Research UK in memory of Jo Brazier’s cousin Emma, who she lost to Breast Cancer in 2011 aged just 34. It is being held at the Phoenix Arts Centre, Parkstone Road, Hastings on Saturday 8th June – 7pm til late. This year’s event will feature live music from Owen Donovan & Jessie Pie & The Thorn, entertainment from Camden Brooks, a casino and magic with Kevin Morton, plus an amazing “buy what you see” Fashion show. There will also be a chocolate fountain and stalls selling beauty products, lingerie and much much more from local companies. Food and drink will also be available and tickets are only £10 each. Please support this amazing charity and let’s find a cure for the cancers that are affecting someone that you know. New Style Events also has a team running this year’s Race for Life in Hastings on 16th June so please come along and support them, sponsor them or join them. Tickets are available from the Phoenix Arts Centre or via New Style Events by emailing them at: info@newstyleevents.co.uk Alternatively go to their facebook page “New Style Events”. - 51 -

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Health, Fitness & Beauty

Trim Feet Podiatry offer complete professional treatment, offering appointment times to suit everyone. Feet are one of the most active parts in the human body, they go everywhere with you and take part in everything from shopping to sporting activities, therefore at Trim Feet Podiatry we believe that your foot care should not only be seen as a treatment but a lifestyle choice, maintaining general foot health and preventing future mobility and joint problems.

Fri. 21st June - Moody Blues At the Brighton Centre. The Moody Blues whose legacy stands for decades of hit making and sell out tours continue to entertain. 01273 290131.

Fri. 21st & 22nd June - The Glass Workshop

Welcomes you to come and view the workshop and art at their open studio, 42 Holliers Hill, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 2DD. 11amm - 6pm. As part of South East Open Studios. www.seos-art.org See page 47.

Fri. 21st June - Leonard Cohen

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. With a career spanning six decades and sell out shows around the world, the writer, poet, troubadour and hugely influential artist continues to prove that the hunger to see him is undiminished. 6.30pm. 0844 856 0202.

Fri. 21st June - Xuefei Yang

At Frant Church, 8pm. Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £12. One of the world’s finest classical guitarists having received the principals prize from the Royal Academy of Music. 01892 750665.

Fri. 21st June - Edinburgh Previews

At the Print Works, Hastings (upstairs at the Old Observer Building) at 8.30pm. Comedy from Ian Smith and Tania Edwards. www.totalcomedy. net. 07855 978 674. Tickets £10.

I recently went along for a spray tan treatment at Salon 15 to experience the superb Crazy Angel tanning. I was really impressed with the eveness and colour of the tan giving me a natural instant bronze colour without any streaking. The tan didn’t have an unpleasant smell like some others and lasted about a week. The cost of the treatment was only £15 which seemed very good value considering the time it lasted. Crazy Angel creates a flawless, luxurious tan whilst nourishing the skin leaving it feeling silky smooth. It would be ideal for any occasion, particularly a wedding where you need to look your very best. I certainly would recommend Salon 15 and their Crazy Angel tanning.

Fri. 21st & 22nd June - Tosca All performances 8pm. 21st at All Saints, Brenchley. 22nd at St. Richards, Heathfield. Also on 28th at Burrswood Groombridge and 29th at St. Marks, T. Wells. Presented by Matchbox Opera. Tickets £14.00. 01892 522672.

Sat. 22nd and 23rd June - Edwardian Weekend

At the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station. Travel in the Rolling Stock used in the filming of Downton Abbey. Also summer fayre band concert & real ale tent. Rekindle the days of Edwardian splendour. 01825 720800.

Sat. 22nd June - Cranbrook Farmers Market

At the Vestry Hall, High Street, Cranbrook from 9am - 12 noon.

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Sat. 22nd June - Summer Choral Concert At All Saints Church Centre, Crowborough, TN6 1ED. Performed by the Crowborough Choral Society, 2 modern works inspired by American Jazz plus other styles accompanied by the Sussex Symphonia with harp, sax and guitar played by Michael Fields. Tickets £12.00 from Cro’s Jewellers.

Sat. 22nd June Tunbridge Wells Farmers Market

At Civic Way, Tunbridge Wells from 9am - 2pm. Around 40 stalls.

Sat. 22nd June - Music for a Summers Evening

At Christchurch Methodist Church, Springfield Road, Bexhill. TN40 2BX at 7pm. By the Christchurch Singers with guest Don Barker. Free admission. Collection for charity. 01424 220524.

Sat. 22nd & 23rd June Contemporary Craft Show

At Parham House and Gardens, Storrington, W. Sussex RH20 2HS. 10.30am - 5.30pm. £7.00. www.thesussexguild.co.uk

Sat. 22nd June - Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair

At Lock Meadow, Market Hall, Barker Road, Maidstone, Kent from 9am 3pm. £2.00. 01732 840787. See page 45.

Sat. 22nd June - Moonlight Walk

Start at St. Augustine’s Church, St. Augustine’s Close, finishing at the White Rock Hotel, Hastings. Raising money for St. Michael’s Hospice. £5 to register plus whatever you can raise in sponsorship. 01424 456381.

Sat. 22nd June - Crowborough Farmers Market

At Pinegrove car park, Crowborough from 9am - 1pm.

Sat. 22nd June - Elvis Costello and the Imposters

At the Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton. 7pm. Following the success of his recent ‘Revolver’ UK tour, Elvis Costello has decided to revolve again next year, wheeling his gigantic vaudevillian contraption up and down the country for 15 highly anticipated shows. £37.50 to £42.50. 01273 290131.

Sat. 22nd June - Back to Broadway

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. 30 of the best loved tunes from Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Les Miserables, Grease, Lion King, West Side Story and many, many more. £19.50. 01424 462288.

Sat. 22nd June - Breakfast at Trinity

At the Trinity Theatre Cafe, T. Wells. 10.30am - 12.30pm. Treat yourself to a breakfast and enjoy free music from Son of Kirk and Seb Pettitt.

Sat. 22nd June - Carpenters Greatest Hit Live

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. Rainy Days & Mondays: The Carpenters Greatest Hits Live* returns for its first full National UK Tour. A celebration of the music of Karen and Richard Carpenter. 0844 871 7627.

Sat. 22nd June - 6th July - Shubbak

At window on contemporary Arab culture taking in 15 countries with 40 events including exhibitions, concerts, plays in venues across London. http://shubbak.co.uk/

Body Sculpture Gym: Great news, the new family run Bodysculpture Gym is now open and we have a lot of new members and many personal 121 training clients. We stock all CNP products and have amazing promo deals on all protein and supplements due to the sheer volume of stock we have invested in. We have everything you need to build up, tone up or just stay in shape. With both male and female personal trainers onsite we can help you achieve your goals, offering professional advice for your training, workouts and diet plans. Please feel free to visit us in person. We are friendly, knowledgeable and will be glad to give you a personal tour of our facility.

Sat. 22nd & 23rd June - West End Live

At Trafalgar Square, London. 11am - 6pm Saturday, 12 noon to 6pm on Sunday. Free live performances from the West End’s biggest current musical theatre hits as well as interactive family friendly activities.

Sat. 22nd June - Linus and Lucy

At the Underground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne. 10am - 12 noon. Live music with LINUS AND LUCY at the regular COFFEE MORNING.

Sat. 22nd June - Search for a Star Final

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. £12 01323 412000

Sat. 22nd June - The Killers

American rock sensations The Killers have announced their biggest-ever standalone show – and it will take place at Wembley Stadium. Ticketmaster 0844 826 2826

Sat. 22nd June - Moody Blues

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. The Moody Blues, whose legacy spans four decades of hit-making and sell-out tours, will continue to entertain audiences with their timeless music on this 14 date tour.

Sat. 22nd June - The Local & Live Sessions

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm - The Paul Dunton Orchestra. 9pm Billy Jupp & The Black Market. 10pm - Searching For Pie. 01892 678678.

Sat. 22nd June - Harlequin Goes to The Moon

At Crowhurst Recreation Ground, near Battle, E. Sussex. Performed by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Co. See main advertisement on page 46. www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk

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muscles in good condition. Bio Massage helps improve mobility, relieve pain and acts as a preventive to physical problems. “I recently tried several Biora products. The effect of using Bioraderm (pack contains four 4ml single-use ampoules) on my skin was very prominent. The product absorbs immediately upon its application and the effect is visible within a very short time. My skin felt smoother and moisturised and greatly improved my complexion. I have sensitive skin and I didn’t experience any negative affects.” ...... What’s On Editor. For more information on this incredible new product visit biora.co.uk

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Nursing & Care

Sat. 22nd June - Painting in the Garden At Goddinton House, Goddinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BP. With Caidy Lewis. 11am - 2pm. Booking essential. 01233 643854.

Sat. 22nd June - Aquaria

At the Stade Open Space, Rock-a-Nore, Hastings. 7.30-11pm. Combining music, dance and choreographed circus to breathtaking effect. Aquaria tells the story of an under-water Goddess who brings together the four elements of earth, air, fire and water to help her.

A B Mobility: With 30 years experience in mobility retail and repair they understand that mobility is a way of life and can be very stressful. At AB Mobility they will cater for individual needs and will do all the hard work for you - including deliveries, home visits for free demonstrations, and repairs if you are unable to visit them at the shop. If your equipment needs to stay with AB Mobility for a day or two they will provide you with a free temporary replacement. You will find fair and affordable prices and an honest service. If you need expert advice call Andy Roe and Bryan Budgen on 01323 849736.

Sat. 22nd & 23rd June - Smarden Open Gardens Ten lovely gardens open around the medieval village of Smarden. Other attractions include classic cars, organ recital, climbing the church tower, bell ringing, plant stall, art gallery, homemade teas and pimms, marquee. Weekend ticket ÂŁ7.00. Children free. 01233 770182.

Sat. 22nd June - Blondie

At Bedgebury Pinetum, near Goudhurst. 01580 879842.

Sat. 22nd June - Dear Serge

At De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 2 - 10pm. An evening of free live music, live performance and art. Visitors to Dear Serge will experience the best new thinking within contemporary music, the spoken word, sound and visual arts. Free entry. 01424 229111.

Sun. 23rd June - Charity Bike Ride

Start and finish at the Surrey and Sussex Helicopter base, Redhill Aerodrome. Join doctors and paramedics from the Air Ambulance in this 100 mile or 100km ride. Raising money for the Air Ambulance. To register go to www.kssairambulance.org.uk/fundraising/double100cyclechallenge

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PETERHOUSE

- A dynamic & energetic living environment

Newly opened in the Summer of 2008 the new Peterhouse Day Care Centre is attached to the well established residential care and independent living centre run by NABS - The National Advertising Benevolent Society. Those using the Day Care facilities do not need to have any connections with the industry to use the extensive facilities on offer which also provides support for both clients and their families. We were shown around the well equipped centre and the Care Manager explained ‘we are introducing new activities all the time and although we have our own employees which include two support workers and a support coordinator, we are always looking for volunteers to help out as well, even

a few hours a week makes all the difference. We have had lots of good comments from our visitors which makes it all the more rewarding for our staff.’ A two course hot lunch is included each day and there is also a luncheon club where both visitors and their families can come along together at a cost of £5.50 per person. The Day Centre is used for a variety of respite needs whether it’s half a day a week or several days at a time which can be linked to an overnight stay at Peterhouse, something quite unique which is difficult to find elsewhere. The kitchen is always a hive of activity with lots of baking and food preparation always on the menu. Those wishing for a more relaxing break can take advantage of the recent therapeutic treatments on offer including reflexology and chiropody. From Sheltered Flats to Full Nursing Care Peterhouse comprises 34 single and double Sheltered Flatss, alongside a Registered Care Home, ‘The East Wing’, which offers Residential, Nursing and Social Care to 36 people. Self-caring residents in the Peterhouse Flats benefit from the numerous advantages of sheltered living: including a minibus service to the big supermarkets’ regular visits to Eastbourne; Hastings and places of interest; a restaurant; a bar; a library; satellite television’ a hairdresser; and in-house entertainment of all kinds. Experienced help is always at hand and extra support can be organised, if required.

Telephone the Manager at Peterhouse on 01424 730809

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Sun. 23rd June - New Craft and Gift Fair

Sun. 23rd June - Music for Pilgrims Hospices

On Bexhill seafront at Sackville - Coast Bar and Grill from 10am - 4pm. Free admission. enquiries judalcr@hotmail.com

At Goddinton House, Goddinton Lane, near Ashford. 2pm - 4pm. Music from Highworth Jazz Band in the walled garden. Normal admission applies.

14 beautiful and interesting gardens plus museum and windmill. Light refreshments and plants on sale. 10.30am - 5pm. Tickets £5.00. Children free. Available from signposted gardens. See www.cranbrookinbloom. co.uk 01580 712385.

A concert by the Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra at 7pm in St. Saviour’s Church, South Street, Eastbourne featuring Glinka Overture Ruslan and Ludmilla, Elgar Cello Concerto with soloist competition finalist Indira Grier and Schumann’s Spring Symphony No. 1. Tickets £13 in advance of £15 on the door: Reid and Dean 99 South Street BN21 4LU or Tourist Information Centre or 07780 993801.

Sun. 23rd June Cranbrook in Bloom - Garden Safari

Sun. 23rd June - Harlequin Goes to the Moon

Outdoor theatre from the Rude Mechanical Theatre Co. at The Vicarage Paddock, Framfield, E. Sussex. See page 46.

Sun. 23rd June - AC Car Rally

At Bateman’s, Burwash from 11am. A car rally featuring AC cars, formally known as auto carriers, they are Britain’s oldest car manufacturer in production since 1901. Free event. Normal admission applies.

Sun. 23rd June Robertsbridge Village Fun Picnic

At Robertsbridge Recreation Ground at 1.30pm - 5pm. Fun games, competitions, treasure hunt and live performances. BYO food, drink, tables and chairs. There will be a pimms bar and beer tent.

Sun. 23rd June - Midsummer Opera Evening

At St. Wilfrid’s Church, Haywards Heath at 7.30pm. Featuring Sussex choir, coronuovo and talented local soloists. Tickets £12.50. 07740 946276.

Sun. 23rd June - Kent Chorus Concert

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 4pm. Brilliant Baroque to Magical Mozart Following their sensational Messiah performance last year, Kent Chorus returns to Trinity with a delightful selection of Baroque pieces from Purcell to Pergolesi, and two Mozart favourites, Ave Verum Corpus and the Piccolomini Mass (K258). 01892 678678.

Sun. 23rd June - Maroon 5

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. 0844 856 0202.

Sun. 23rd June - Summer Concert

Mon. 24th - 29th June - The Pitmen Painters

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. Eves at 7.45pm. Wed. and Sat Mats: 2.30pm. The Pitmen Painters is highly amusing, deeply moving and always entertaining as it examines the lives of a group of ordinary men who do extraordinary things. Tickets £11.90 to £35.40. 0844 871 7627.

Mon. 24th June - Good Planting

A study day at Great Dixter, Northiam. 10am - 4.30pm. With head gardener Fergus Garrett. The aim is to bring you closer to designing your borders and associating plants with ease. Includes slides and talks in the Great Hall, plus sessions in the garden. Price: £100 per person. Or contact Perry Rodriguez on tel: 01797 252878 ext. 3.

Tues. 25th - 29th June - Dead Certain

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Part of the Murder in the Park thriller season. The suspense builds layer upon layer as this taut psychological thriller gathers speed at an alarming rate towards a gripping climax, where truth and illusion become almost inseparably entangled in a real life game of cat and mouse. Evenings 7.45pm Wednesday & Saturday Matinee 2.30pm. £14.50 to £19.00. 01323 412000.

Tues. 25th - 29th June - Mrs Brown

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. Sat. Mat: 1pm. For The Love Of Mrs Brown is part 4 of the hilarious series written by and starring Brendan O’Carroll. The new tour follows the phenomenal success of BAFTA Award Winning Serial Comedy Mrs Brown’s Boys on BBC ONE.

Local home care company wins Gold Staff at Prime Care Community Services Limited (“Prime Care”) are celebrating becoming the first home-care organisation in the UK to achieve Investors in People (“IiP”) accreditation at Gold level. From its office in Eastbourne, Prime Care provides care and support to older people, and adults with a disability or illness, to remain as independent as possible in their own homes – and to get out and about and participate in the community - in and around the Eastbourne area. Prime Care met 128 evidence requirements in addition to the 37 demanded by the Core Standard, demonstrating that Prime Care effectively sets and communicates its business and social objectives, invests in and develops its staff, and so continues to improve its performance. The IiP Assessment team said “…Staff have an absolute commitment to the provision of quality care and support” and noted “The overwhelming commitment to deliver the best quality care and support for service users is impressive”. Nicki Allen, Managing Director of Prime Care said: “We look forward to building on this tremendous success by working closely with the Investors in People team, our staff, and our partners and commissioners as we continue our improvement and deliver a flexible, topclass service working with the people of Sussex”. If you, or a family member or friend would like help in their own home, contact Amanda Richardson, Prime Care’s local Manager on 01323 645592 or via eastbourne@primecare.uk.com for advice or a no-obligation visit to discuss your requirements. www.primecare.uk.com

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Dementia care‌. in St Leonards Following an extensive refurbishment programme Lauriston has just opened a new space for people with dementia in our welcoming and impressive care home. Members of our staff team are specially trained in dementia care to deliver the appropriate type of attention and support to each individual in our home. We provide a number of opportunities for people with dementia to harness their happy memories and sense of self. Through music, creative activities, a reminiscence area with photographs and various personal possessions, we open up alternative ways for people with dementia to communicate and express themselves. Each of our residents has a beautiful private room all of which are en suite. Our wide range of food is freshly cooked by our own in house chef, and we are proud of our

landscaped gardens and patio areas, tea bars and lounges and welcoming other communal areas for people to meet friends and family. If someone you love has dementia, contact Helena Barrow, our Home Manager, who will be able to help you find out more about how we can help‌and care. Lauriston, 40 The Green, St Leonards on Sea, E Sussex TN38 0SY Tel: 01424 447544 home.leo@mha.org.uk

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Wed. 26th June - We’ll Meet Again

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 2.30pm. With a new programme, here is a show for everyone who wants to be cheered up in these sombre days, and that means most of us! The regular show team return with Comedy Star Adam Daye from TVs Who Do You Do, recalling the wonderful comedy radio stars of the period. Tickets £15.00. Seniors £12.00. 01892 530613.

Wed. 26th June - So Create - Debate

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 5pm. Earlier this year, the So Create A Difference exhibition and brainstorming with local architects in Royal Victoria Place excited and enthused thousands of people in Tunbridge Wells. At this discussion and debate, the architect and urban designer Robert Adam will talk about the processes of planning and developing a successful town. 01892 678678.

Thurs. 27th June - Bonnie Raitt

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. Following the 2012 release of Slipstream, her first new album in 7 years, Bonnie Raitt will bring her daring bluesy sound, steeped with inimitable slide guitar and soulful vocals, to the Royal Albert Hall. 0207 589 8212.

Thurs. 27th June - Cinderella

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. (Performance screening) Dancers from the Dutch National Ballet. Music performed by the Holland Symfonia. Filmed at the Amsterdam Music Theatre. 7.30pm. 01892 678678.

Thurs. 27th June - Monty Don Book Signing and Talk

At Hadlow College, Hadlow. 7.30pm. Hear Monty speak about his series of programmes, Gardens of France on BBC2. Monty will be undertaking booksignings from 6pm in Broadview Tearoom relating to ‘A French Garden Journey - The Road to Le Tholonet. £25 includes refreshments and canapes. 01732 853211.

Thurs. 27th June - Harlequin Goes to the Moon

Outdoor Theatre at Langton Green Recreation Ground, near T. Wells, Kent. Performed by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Company. See main advertisement on page 46. www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk An Independent Lifestyle with the comforts, warmth and security of a family home. Approximately half of The Northern Hotels rooms are available for residential accommodation. Some of these are very attractive suites with separate bedroom, bathroom, lounge and utility room. The family and staff have many years of experience providing a caring and considerate approach to those seeking to retain their independence, without the chores of cooking and household management. With several delightful communal rooms also to enjoy and a superb location close to town centre and seafront, we feel we are able to offer the ‘best of both worlds’: a friendly and homely atmosphere combined with the quality of accommodation and cuisine you’d expect from one of Bexhill’s premiere hotels.

Thurs. 27th June - Strictly Polegate

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7pm. Sashay along to the Congress Theatre and let the children (and staff) of Polegate School dazzle you, bringing you an eclectic mix of songs, music, comedy, drama, dance and jazz hands. £8 01323 412000.

Fri. 28th June - Last of the Red Hot Lovers

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm. What happens when you’re the only Loyalist / (fish restaurateur) left in a sexual revolution? It’s the 70s, and Barney Cashman, middle-aged wannabe lothario is ready to defect. From the TONY, EMMY, Golden Globe and Lifetime Achievement (American Comedy Awards) Award-winning writer of ‘Barefoot in the Park’ and ‘Sweet Charity’, Neil Simon. 01892 678678.

Fri. 28th June - Ellen Terry - Smallhythe Place

Tues. 25th June Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons At the Royal Albert Hall, London. 7.30pm. After their sensational UK tour last summer, their first visit here for 18 years, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons returns. Big Girls Don’t Cry ● Walk Like A Man ● Rag Doll ● Who Loves You ● Can’t Take My Eyes Off You ● Working My Way Back To You ● Let’s Hang On ● My Eyes Adored You ● Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye) ● December 1963 (Oh What A Night) ● Grease. T. 0207 5898212

Tues. 25th June - Jimmy Carr

At the Concert Hall, Brighton. Brand new show, brand new jokes, same old Jimmy. 01273 709709.

Wed. 26th June Ratton School 25th Annual Gala Concert

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne at 7.30pm. Current students, past students and various participating ensembles from local schools and East Sussex Music Service will combine to bring you an enjoyable and inspiring evening of music and dance. Tickets £8 to £10. 01323 412000.

Wed. 26th June - Tubular Bells for Two

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. When Mike Oldfield released his 1973 masterpiece, Tubular Bells, it required more than 30 musicians to perform it. Now, 40 years on, performed by just two massively talented musicians, this thrilling show recreates the album on stage, in a unique and compelling theatrical experience. Tickets £20. 01424 462288.

At the Barn Theatre, Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe Road, Tenterden. 2pm. This play explores Ellen Terry’s remarkable life, relationships and views on acting through her interpretations of Shakespeare’s heroines. £12.00. 0844 2491895.

Fri. 28th June - Buddy and the Killer

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. A non-stop unmissable Rock ‘n’ Roll celebration to the music of legendary icons Buddy Holly and ‘The Killer’ Jerry Lee Lewis. A breathtaking show packed with songs guaranteed to have you ‘dancing in the aisles’. £18.00. 01892 530613.

Fri. 28th June - Sissinghurst Farmers Market

At Sissinghurst Castle Garden, near Cranbrook. 10.30am - 3.30pm.

Sat. 29th June - Young Guitarist Showcase

At the Underground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne. 7.45pm. George Curryer will be headlining the night and at just 18 years old this marks his first big performance. £4.00. 0845 6801 926

Sat. 29th & 30th June Eridge Horse Trials and Country Market

At Eridge Park, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Including dogs in the park and terrier racing on Sunday. See main advertisement and feature on P.44.

Sat. 29th & 30th June - Wildlife Weekend

At Bodiam Castle, near Robertsbridge from 11am - 4pm. Free event. Normal admission applies. Celebrate National Insect Week with a variety of events taking place over the weekend including some amazing wildlife shows. Organised by the Hawking Centre.

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Antiques & Collectables

JT Vintage & Collectables

If you are looking to buy and sell your Antiques, Collectables or Vintage Items then you have come to the right place. JT Vintage & Collectables sell lovely used items, mainly furniture but not exclusively. All items are offered at very affordable prices and a full local, national and worldwide delivery service is available. See our website for our latest stock. If you have a few items that you no longer have room for, then do not hesitate to get in touch. We pay cash and offer no obligation quotes. Any pieces are considered up to 1980’s. Items must be in a good sellable condition. Non furniture items considered.

Sat. 29th June - C’Mon Everybody At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.45pm £17.50 Visitors are invited to take their drape jackets and circle skirts out of the back of the wardrobe for an evening of nostalgia. The music of Haley, Cochran, Lewis, Holly and Berry will be celebrated along with tributes to Brenda Lee and Connie Francis in the fast moving revue, “C’Mon Everybody”. 01323 412000.

Sat. 29th June - Twelfth Night

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. In this lively new production by Michael Whitmore, Quantum Theatre presents Shakespeare’s wonderfully merry play of love and deception, of disguises and madness, and the extraordinary things that love will cause us to see-and do! 01892 678678.

Sat. 29th & 30th June - Summer Country Fair

At the Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch, near Ashford. Gifts, crafts, food stalls and entertainment with something for everyone.

Sat. 29th June - An Evening of Dirty Dancing

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. Featuring all the hits of the iconic movie Dirty Dancing this sell out sensation is a sexy song and dance spectacular with a dynamic cast sure to show you the time of your life! This feel good concert is the ultimate party and has something for everyone, girls and guys alike. Tickets £19.00. 01424 462288.

Sat. 29th & 30th June - Model Railway Weekend

At the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station. A bigger model show than last year plus two train steam hauled service two timetable operate and additional trains hauled by the Class 33 Diesel Locomotive Swordfish.

Sat. 29th June - Mikado

At Ightham Mote, Ivyhatch Lane, nr Sevenoaks. Adults £13.50, child £9.00. An opportunity to picnic in beautiful gardens with the picturesque backdrop of Ightham Mote and watch Illyria’s unique performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical comedy Mikado. Booking Essential 0844 249 1895

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Travel Why Saint Lucia? Saint Lucia is the perfect destination, whether you’re after romance, rejuvenation or adventure. A genuine, natural landscape of gorgeous palm-fringed beaches, miles of unspoiled rainforest and the majestic Piton Mountains, are sure to indulge every taste. Natural waterfalls, breath-taking views, friendly locals and authentic culture impress the most travelled individuals for a holiday with lasting memories. The perfection of this escape should be shared. Tropical weather, welcoming accommodations, and unexpected adventures await all who travel to this paradise island. Romance can be found at upmarket resorts and intimate inns. Bask together under the Caribbean sun, sail into a champagne sunset, and cuddle beneath the vast starry sky. Discover new romance and re-spark old love over a candlelight dinner on a secluded beach. For those planning a family getaway, you too can visit Saint Lucia. Enjoy on-site water parks, kids’ menus and evening entertainment for everyone. Adventure seekers can surf and sail in the pristine waters. ATV adventures and rainforest zip-lining are family favourites. Relaxation isn’t far off either with many resorts offering kids’ activities so parents can enjoy a cocktail, a quiet hour together, or a couple’s massage. Grab the kids, your partner and your sunscreen; this is a family holiday that everyone will enjoy. Enjoyment is experienced through touch, taste, smell, sight and sound. Saint Lucia appeals to all these senses with some of the best attractions in the Caribbean. Discover the magical Piton Mountains, unspoilt rainforest and beautiful palm-fringed beaches. And all at surprisingly affordable prices. Treat yourself to this sensational island today! To discuss and book your St. Lucia holiday, speak to our Caribbean experts at SOUTHERN CROSS TRAVEL, 01892 783896 / 01797 229200

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Wedding Services

Bespoke Cheeses: As a cheese maker I’m able to offer you a service where all of your wishes can be met for your special day. At Bespoke cheese, you can choose the shape of your cheeses, cylindrical, square, little hearts, all of which are made especially for you. Would you like to have your cheese matured for a little longer, giving a stronger flavour, muslin bound or rinded, given your preference I can advise you of the best options available. I can also provide you with a totally stress free service, by delivering and dressing your Bespoke Cheese cake with flowers to match the bouquet….

“Why use a Toastmaster?” The answer is very simple, no matter how much you`ve planned for that perfect day anything can go wrong at any time ruining the entire event and the memory of a specaial occasion for everymore. Thats whwere Mike Ramsden comes in, he specialises in taking the worry and the uncertainty out of your day because Mike is a highly skilled and a totally professional Toastmaster of much repute. Hi job is to take the worry out of your day leaving you and the parents of the happy couple free to just get on and enjoy the day to the full ensuring that it is a day to remember for the rest of your lives. Mike works for you from the moment you confirm the booking. He is available to help you with any queries or problems whenever you need to call himThis is the sort of personal dedicated service that makes sure that all you have to do is to relax, enjoy the day and leave everything to him.

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Lorrimer Photographic is run by a very enthusiastic and friendly professional photographer, trained in wedding photography and with 15 years experience in this type of photography. Our aim is to provide a friendly and efficient, high quality service that caters to each couple’s individual needs and tastes. Your wedding photographs are the main memento after the day is over and we discuss and agree in detail each couples requirements before their big day. This is to ensure that the images that we capture on the wedding day are exactly to the couples requirements. We can also help with the planning of the wedding day and will often visit the wedding and reception venues with the couple before hand. Lorrimer Photographic carry full professional insurance for wedding photography.

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Wildlife

Birds of a Feather A super time to get up early and take to the woods. I did a couple of “dawn chorus” walks to take in what nature had to offer. Tho ‘ I do still struggle a little with some of our bird songs I was easily able to recognise the unbeatable melodic tunes of the very impressive Nightingale. You can almost guarantee hearing at least one pair in Beckley woods, getting a photograph of this very illusive little bird however is a different kettle of fish. Other birds of note were the Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler and the beautiful song of the Blackcaps. In my garden at home I was privileged to get a very brief visit from a stunning male Bullfinch, I have missed these super

Sat. 29th June - 5th July - Robbie Williams At Wembley Stadium. Saturday 29, Sunday 30 June, Tuesday 2 July and Friday 5 July 2013. The 29 June, 30 June and 2 July dates are already sold out but tickets for 5 July are on sale now from Ticketmaster. www. ticketmaster.co.uk Olly Murs is confirmed as special guest on all dates.

Sat. 29th - 30th June Cyprus Wine Festival & Business Exhibition.

At the Alexandra Palace, Woodgreen, London. A two day extravaganza celebrating all things Cypriot. Providing entertainment throughout the weekend is renowned Greek singer and Eurovision 2005 winner Helena Paparizou. There will also be performances from community singers and Cypriot dance groups. There will be over 100 stands exhibiting at the event including department store John Lewis, estate agents, wineries, wedding suppliers, and companies selling jewellery, bags, soft toys, shoes, clothes, books and many other interesting items. Sat. 10.30am to 11pm. Sun. 9am - 10.30pm. 020 8341 5853

Sat. 29th & 30th June - Meet Fireman Sam

At Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, near Maidstone from 10am - 6pm. Sam will be appearing at intervals throughout the day. Lots of other attractions.

Sat. 29th June - The Up Beat Beatles

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. The Upbeat Beatles are four supremely talented guys - great powerhouse vocals and close harmonies, pumped out with a driving backbeat to give you a night you’ll never forget. Tickets £17.50. 01892 530613.

Sat. 29th June - Eastbourne Farmers Market

garden visitors for three years but fortunately I was sitting in my garden hide with my camera at the ready so this time I managed a couple of photos before he flew off. Two other nice garden visitors were the male Reed Bunting and up to three of the cracking looking Jays, they can be a tad bullish but they certainly brighten up the garden. Don’t forget Spring watch this year, it is due to have started at the end of May, a super programme especially with that Chris Packham bloke, I am full of admiration for him but he does sometimes wind me up... Allan ..... feathers wild bird care. www.featherswildbirdcare.co.uk

book dealers attending with thousands of second hand books for sale on all subjects for the reader and collector. Refreshments available. Free admission. Next fair on 27th July.

Sat. 29th & 30th June - Kent and Sussex Fest Garden, Craft and Food Fair

At Bewl Water, Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst. TN3 8JH.

Sun. 30th June - Grand Annual Book Sale

At Bush Barn, Silverhill, A21 north of Robertsbridge TN32 5PA. 11am 5pm. Call all book lovers and book worms. All subjects including childrens books, plus our unique aviation museum will also be open featuring exhibits from WWI to WWII and Home Front, uniforms etc. Free parking/ admission, lifght refreshments. 01424 773428.

Sun. 30th June - 13th July - Michael Buble

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. The series of shows marks the third longest run of dates ever performed at The O2 by a male solo artist after Prince and Roger Waters, and represents his first shows here since he played twenty UK and Ireland arena and stadium shows in 2010. 0844 8560202.

Sun. 30th June - RAPA Showcase

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 5:00pm. £5.00 The highly successful Ratton Academy of Performing Arts present an afternoon of entertainment, showcasing talented students who attend RAPA. Including dancers from RAPA Dance, pupils from The Trapdoor Theatre School, RAPA Glee Club, singing students & more! 01323 412000.

Sun. 30th June - Swing Session 11

At Communitywise, Ocklynge Road, Eastbourne BN21 1PY. 10am 12.30pm. Local fresh produce, homemade preserves, cakes, foods etc.

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne with the Paul Davis Big Band. 17 of the country’s top musicians play the classic Big Band tunes. 3pm. See main advertisement on page 48.

At Highbury Hall, Highbury Lane, Tenterden from 9am - 3pm.

(& Benjamin Bunny) - Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 2.30pm 01892 678678.

Sat. 29th June - Tenterden Book Fair

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Sun. 30th June The Tales Of Peter Rabbit

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