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WHAT’S ON October 2013


James Martin

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What’s On October 2013


Mon. 30th Sept. - 30th Oct. - Gallery Exhibition

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At the Stables Theatre, The Bourne, Hastings. - Pictures moving. SONY DSC Bruce Williams. Artwork in search of shape and Salience amidst complex ambiguity.

Tues. 1st - 5th Oct. - Cabaret

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. Direct from his award nominated performance as Emcee, internationally celebrated singer/songwriter Will Young reprises his role in Cabaret which heads to Eastbourne following a successful West End run earlier this year. Cabaret features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre including ‘Money Makes the World Go Round’, ‘Two Ladies’ ‘Maybe This Time’ and of course ‘Cabaret’. Evenings 7.30pm Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday Matinee 2.30pm. Tickets £21 to £43.50. 01323 412000.

Tues. 1st Oct. - Essence of Ireland

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. Tickets: £21.50. Set against the backdrop of Ireland, England and America in the 20th century and inspired by true events, Essence of Ireland tells a story of love, joy, happiness and heartache endured by Cora McGowan and Sean Dempsey as they are separated by emigration from each other and their beloved Ireland. 01892 530613.

Tues. 1st Oct. - Autumn Tints

At the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station. Special trains, to view the autumn colours, and new for this year, use the train to visit Sheffield Park Gardens. Booking is essential due to limited places. 01825 720800.

Until 16th Nov. - The Lyons

At the Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU European premiere of the American hit comedy. The Lyons have gathered around the hospital bed of their dying father Ben. But surface compassion soon gives way to bickering, sniping and betraying each other’s secrets. This exploration of a fractured family is at once savagely funny and heart-breaking. 020 7378 1713

Tues. 1st - 8th Oct. Beowulf

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. Barely Human Puppets bring to life this epic and spirited tale of heroism in a fantastical world with a fusion of rousing poetry, music and puppetry. (suitable for 12+ ). 0844 8717627.

Tues. 1st Oct. - Eastbourne’s Tea Dance

At the Winter Garden, Eastbourne from 2pm - 5pm. 01323 412000.

Tues. 1st Oct. The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged).

At the Sinden Theatre, Homewood School, Tenterden at 7.30pm. Presented by the Reduced Shakespeare Co. £14 to £16. 01580 763826.

Wed. 2nd Oct. - Sean Lock (Comedy)

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 8pm. Filled with gags, opinions, deft observations and some silly voices this is Sean Lock doing what he does best, spouting inspired jibber jabber. £23. 01424 462288.

Wed. 2nd Oct. - Rye Farmers Market

Every Wednesday at Strand Quay, Rye. 10am - 12 noon.

Wed. 2nd Oct. - Classic Brit Awards

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 8pm. Hosted by Myleene Klass at 8pm. Hospitality packages also available. 0207 589 8212.

Wed. 2nd Oct. - Open Air Cinema (Dirty Dancing)

At Bewl Water, near Lamberhurst, Kent. Presented by Luna Cinema. Gates 6pm. Picture 7.30pm. Bring a picnic. Adults £12.50, under 15’s £8.50. 08448 586767.

Wed. 2nd Oct. - General Antiques Sale

At Burstow and Hewett, Station Road, Battle in the Granary Sales Room. Viewing on Tuesday, auction on Wednesday. See page 23.

Wed. 2nd Oct. - East Dean Village Market

At East Dean Village Hall, every Wednesday from 10am - 12.30pm.

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - International Ballroom Dancing Championships 2013

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At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 5.45pm. Amateur and professional dancers strut and swirl in streamline suits and sequinned dresses. The best dance talent in the country will compete at the Royal Albert Hall. Around 360 of the world’s foremost amateur and professional exponents of competitive Dance Sport compete for the International Standard and Latin titles. 0207 589 8212.


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AUTUMN EXHIBITION - NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 21ST A mixed exhibition of new work by our resident artists, including Dion Salvador Lloyd, Jessica Zoob, Chrissy Guest, Will Taylor, Margaretann Bennett, Frances Bloomfield, Claire Wiltsher and Susan Evans. Now on and ever-changing, the show runs until November 21st.


International body cast sculptor Louise Giblin returns to Saffron with a solo show of new drawings, new sculptures in her Meta-Human collection, plus another chance to see a selection of work from her Body Casting Olympians collection. Last time at Saffron, visitor comments included “Inspirational” “Stunning” “Wow!” “Superb” “Fascinating stories” “Intriguing” “Awe-inspiring”. Don’t miss this exhibition! Meet Louise: Louise will be at Saffron on Saturday 12th & Saturday 19th from 12.00 to discuss her work and answer questions - all welcome.

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Thurs. 3rd Oct. - One For the Girls

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - Jaws (Cinema)

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at the Sussex Hall. Enjoy this funfilled night of entertainment especially for ladies. If you fancy it you can have your nails painted, have a stab at salsa, make your own cocktails, browse through Ann Summers and Body Shop products or if that’s not enough then party the night away with the DJ to the ultimate girly tunes. Ticket includes reception cocktail and canapés. Over 18’s only. £8.00 in advance, £10 on the door. 01424 462288.

At Bewl Water, near Lamberhurst, Kent. Gates open 6pm. Picture at 7.30pm. Cert. 12A. Bring a picnic. Tickets £12.50 adults, £8.50 child under 15. 08448 586767.

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - Rolvenden Farmers Market

At Rolvenden Village Hall from 10am - 12 noon.

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - Hastings Farmers Market

Every Thursday at Wellington Place in Queens Road, Hastings from 10am - 3pm. 01424 451066.

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - Song For Marion

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - Barry Gibb

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 8pm. £5.00. Dir: Paul Andrew Williams, Starring Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston. Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife’s passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong. 01424 229111.

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - 60’s Gold

At the Brighton Centre. 7pm. £19.00. Lawson released their debut album ‘Chapman Square’ in October 2012, with it going straight in to the top 5 in the Official Album Chart and quickly achieving Gold status. 01273 290131.

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - Torchlight Tours

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. (Tribute show). Tickets: £17.50. Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey, fronted by lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi. 01892 530613.

At the O2 Arena, Docklands, London Barry Gibb has designed the Mythology Tour as a tribute to his brothers and it is set to be a journey that takes in the Bee Gees timeless catalogue. With a career that has spanned more than five decades, Barry Gibb stands as one of the most prolific singer, song-writers and producers. 0844 856 0202.

Fri. 4th Oct. - Lawson

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7.30pm. Tickets: £29.50 For lovers of Sixties music, this is the ultimate, and probably never to be repeated, line-up. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of when it all began. 01892 530613.

Fri. 4th Oct. - The Bon Jovi Experience

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 8.00pm and 9.30pm. A unique look at Theatre Royal Brighton – torches provided! £8. Advance tickets available in person from the Box Office Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm. If available, tickets on sale at Stage Door from 30 mins before the performance (cash only). 0844 871 7627.

Fri. 4th Oct. - The Very Best of John Barry

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. John Barry had huge success in the world of film music, having written some of the best soundtracks for the silver screen including, of course, the James Bond films. This concert celebrates his music and features hit pieces from: Goldfinger, Dances with Wolves, The Black Hole, Midnight Cowboy, Diamonds are Forever, Out of Africa, Born Free, Moonraker, Zulu and many more! 0207 589 8212.

Thurs. 3rd Oct. - Hawkhurst U3A Has Arrived

Meeting at 10am in the Hawkhurst Royal British Legion. Share a range of educational creative and leisure activities and join in with others to share your interests and find new ones. hawkhurst

Thurs. 3rd - 6th Oct. - Tenterden Folk Festival

Fri. 4th Oct. - Comedy Club

At various venues in and around Tenterden. Four days of folk song, music and dance.

At the Winter Garden Theatre, Eastbourne. 9pm. £10. 01323 412000.


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Fri. 4th Oct. - A Tribute to Oscar Peterson

At the Underground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne. 8pm. Craig Milverton is firmly established as one of Britain’s top jazz pianists, winning the Jazz Piano Category of The British Jazz Awards in 2010. 01323 430077.

Fri. 4th Oct. - Showaddywaddy

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings. 7.30pm. ‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they celebrate their 40th anniversary this year. Tickets £19.50. 01424 462288.

Fri. 4th Oct. - Stephen K Amos (Comedy)

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm. Fresh from the Edinburgh Festival, Amos is hitting the road with a brand new show for 2013. 01892 678678


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Fri. 4th Oct. - Austen’s Women

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At the Stables Theatre at the Bourne, Hastings. 13 of Jane Austen’s heroines come to life in this much loved Edinburgh sell out by Rebecca Vaughan. 01424 423221.

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Fri. 4th Oct. - Brede Farmers Market

At Brede Village Hall, every Friday from 10am - 12 noon.

Fri. 4th Oct. - Play on Stage

At the Theatre Royal, Brighton. 4pm. Climb up onto the stage to participate in fabulous beastly and beautiful activities and see what its like to be in the spotlight! (children 6 – 10 yrs). 0844 871 7627.

Fri. 4th Oct. - Stage

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At the Theatre Royal Brighton at 8pm. Theatre Royal Brighton becomes a stage for Living Artwork. Explore the building and experience a series of living and breathing contemporary art works that create a gallery within the Theatre. (suitable for 16+ yrs) 0844 8717627.

Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. - Plant Fair

At Great Dixter, Dixter Lane, Northiam. This is the fourth Great Dixter Plant Fair and it remains a small, plantman’s event with just 20 plant stalls. New to the 2013 Fair are two nurseries from Sweden, one from the Netherlands and three from the UK. Entrance fee: £7.50 (includes entry to the garden). 01797 254048.

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Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. - Apple and Cider Fair

At Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, near Maidstone. From 10.30am. Tickets £8.95. You can also watch the traditional process of apple pressing. Fresh apples are cut, crushed, pulped and then squeezed in the giant victorian press producing apple juice. 01622 763936.

Sat. 5th Oct. - Winchelsea Cellar Tours

Winchelsea has more medieval cellars than anywhere else in England, apart from Norwich and Southampton. There are 56 known medieval cellars (and a few post-medieval), although only 33 are currently accessible. All date from the late 13th century and most were built to service the wine trade with Gascony. 01797 224446.

Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. - Camexpo 2013

At Earls Court, Brompton Hall, London. Trade event. camexpo is the UK’s only dedicated complementary healthcare event. Come away inspired.


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Sat. 5th Oct. - Lee Nelson (Comedy)

Sat. 5th Oct. - Weald Crafts Show

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7.30pm. Lee Nelson brings a brand new stand-up show for 2013 to venues nationwide. £22.50. 01892 530613.

At Highbury Hall, off High Street, Tenterden, TN30 6LE 10am - 4pm. Contact 01424 422968. See main advertisement on page 42.

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. Returning for her third appearance at the Hall, Aksu brings with her a band of some of Turkey’s best instrumentalists. 0207 589 8212.

At Hyde Park, London (Bandstand, Serpentine Road) at 8.30am - 1pm. Walk, juggle, run once or twice around the 5km route. Raising money for the BHF. Registration £12 adults, £6 child. 0845 130 8663.

At Finchcocks, Riseden, near Goudhurst. Carole Cerasi forte. Piano Music by Mozart, Haydn, WF and CPE Bach. Born in Sweden of Sephardi/Turkish origins, with French as her first language - Carole Cerasi has been based in London since 1982. £20 booking essential. 01580 211702

At Brede Waterworks, 6 miles north of Hastings on the A28. 10am - 4pm. Free entry. The huge steam pumping engines have been restored and are in motion again.

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 10.30am. Suitable for children aged 3 – 10 (and parents of course!). 01323 412000.

At the PowderMills Hotel, PowderMill Lane, Battle at 6.45pm. A glamorous red carpet night and three course meal plus entertainment, auction and raffle. £30 per person. Raising money for St. Michael’s Hospice. 01424 775511. Come dressed as your favourite star.

Sat. 5th Oct. British Heart Foundation - Hyde Park Run

Sat. 5th Oct. - Sezen Aksu

Sat. 5th Oct. - Treasures of the Empfindsamkeit

Sat. 5th Oct. - Henrietta & the Hippos Fun House Sat. 5th Oct. - Andy Parsons (Comedy)

At the Brighton Dome. 7.30pm. £16. It’s great to welcome sharp, topical comedy on to the live circuit - and Parsons remains one of its most skilful exponents’ The Guardian. 01273 709709.

Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. The Autumn Show and Game Fair

At The South of England Centre, Ardingly, W. Sussex. Open 9am - 5pm. Clay pigeon shooting, birds of prey, salmon and trout association, gun dogs, bloodhounds, food and drink and lots more attractions.

Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. - The Young at Heart Show

At the Alexandra Palace, Woodgreen, London. 10am - 5.30pm. The first quality event of its kind, Young at Heart Show, hosted by LBC Radio’s Nick Ferrari and media personality Vanessa Feltz, will be two full days of inspiration and fun, offering visitors a fantastic range of exhibitors, demonstrations, attractions, live performances, and talks across several dedicated Show themes. 0844 854 1362

Sat. 5th Oct. - See The Steam Giants

Sat. 5th Oct. - Tunbridge Wells Farmers Market

On the Pantiles, T. Wells from 9am - 2pm.

Sat. 5th Oct. - A Night With The Stars

Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. Getting Started on Your Novel

At the Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London with Andrew Miller Costa Award Winning author. £399. 020 3353 3099.

Sat. 5th Oct. - Robertsbridge Village Market

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

Sat. 5th Oct. - VOCES8 Concert

At Vinehall School Theatre, Robertsbridge, A capella Works from Byrd and Rahmaninov to the Beatles and Mumford and Son. 01580 883092.

Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. - Film and Comic Con

At Olympia, London. London Film and Comic Con gives you the chance to mingle with over 50 film and TV stars, sports legends, artists and writers from the likes of Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Star Wars and Star Trek.

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Sat. 5th Oct. - Crash, Bang Wallop

At The Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 11am. Performance 12 noon. Suitable for 3 - 8 year olds. City of London Sinfonia invite you to dive under the sea as we take you on a water themed adventure. 01892 678678.

Sat. 5th Oct. - Michael Collins and the CLS

At The Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. One of the world’s most admired clarinettists, Michael Collins, who will conduct the City of London Sinfonia in a lively Music Festival Finale. 01892 678678.

Sat. 5th & 6th Oct. - Down Under Live

At Olympia, London. If you are looking to emigrate to Australia, find a job in New Zealand or enjoy a great holiday downunder, then this is the only show that you’ll need.

Sat. 5th Oct. - Concert of Mozart Mass (C Minor)

At St. Augustine’s Church, Cooden Drive, Bexhill on Sea at 7.30pm. Bexhill Choral Society and soloists accompanied by the Sussex Concert Orchestra. £10. Tickets - Second Spin, Sackville Road or 01424 213352.

Sat. 5th Oct. - Mayfield Book Fair

At The Memorial Hall, Mayfield. Thousands of secondhand books with 17 dealers. Free admission. 01435 864634. Refreshments available.

Sat. 5th Oct. - Toy Collectors Fair

At Lock Meadow, Market Hall, Barker Road, Maidstone. ME16 8HR. 9am - 3pm. £2.00. 01732 840 787. See advertisement on page 27.

Sun. 6th Oct. - RTWSO Concert

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells with the Royal Tunbridge Wells Symphony Orchestra at 3pm. A celebration of Benjamin Brittens Centenary. £13 to £22. 01892 530613.

Sun. 6th Oct. Snake Davis & His Soul and Funk Band

At the Ship Theatre, Hollybush Lane, Sevenoaks at 8pm. £15. 01732 740889.

Sun. 6th Oct. - Night At the Museum

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Cinema at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 2pm. £4.00. Starring Ben Stiller. 01424 229111.

Sun. 6th Oct. - Last Night At The Proms

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. The British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra perform alongside conductor Anthony Kraus, leader Jeff Moore, international soloists Anna Clare Monk and Andrew Forbes Lane. A fun evening of whistle blowing, flag waving and true British Pomp and Circumstance. Tickets £18.50 to £22.50. 01323 412000.

Mon. 7th - 9th Oct. - The Restaurant Show

At Earls Court 2, London. The Restaurant Show is a unique trade event that caters to those owning, operating and working in restaurants, hotels, dining pubs and catering companies. Open 10am - 5pm Monday. 10am - 5pm Tuesday & Wednesday.

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Mon. 7th - 12th Oct. - The Butterfly Lion

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Eves: 7.45pm. Wed. and Sat. mats 2.30pm. From the award winning writer of War Horse comes this inspiring tale of enduring friendship. From the African veld to the battlefields of First World War France, follow the adventures of Bertie and the White Lion as they strive to find sanctuary amongst devastating adversity. 01323 412000.

Mon. 7th Oct. - Danny Elfman’s Music From The Films of Tim Burton

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 8pm. Brought to life on stage by the BBC Concert Orchestra enhanced by Burton’s visuals on the big screen. 0207 589 8212.

Mon. 7th - 12th Oct. - September In The Rain

At the Theatre Royal, Brighton. Eves: 7.45pm. Thurs. and Sat. mats. 2.30pm. John Godber’s hilarious comedy conjures up this lost world so vividly you will almost feel the sand in your socks and hear the rain bouncing off your pac-a-mac. 0844 8717627.

Tues. 8th & 9th Oct. London Harvest Festival Show

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Tues. 8th Oct. - The Bootleg 60’s

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Performed by The Overtures, dubbed ‘the best band of their kind in the world’ by Sir Elton John, The Bootleg Sixties encapsulates the essence of the sixties in this hit packed, epic two hour show. £18.50 to £22.50. 01323 412000.

Tues. 8th Oct. - Jimmy Carr

At the Brighton Dome (Concert Hall) 8pm. The show will be packed with one-liners, stories & jokes. Some clever, some rude & a few totally unacceptable. Everybody’s welcome. Just leave your conscience, sense of common decency & moral compass at home & come on out for a laugh. Tickets £26.00. 01273 709709.

Tues. 8th & 9th Oct. - Bruno Mars

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. Bruno Mars is among contemporary pop’s most gifted and compelling artists of our time. He has sold over 50 million singles worldwide and fully proven himself as a true superstar. 0844 856 0202.

Tues. 8th - 11th Oct. - Crosby Stills and Nash

At The Royal Albert Hall, London. 8pm. More than four decades since David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash first harmonised in Laurel Canyon, and played their first-ever concert as a trio at the legendary Woodstock festival, its members continue a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in music. 0207 589 8212.

Tues. 8th Oct. - Ha Ha Holmes

At The White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 8pm. Don’t miss this pipesmoking new show from theatre’s funniest parodists as Holmes and Watson embark on their most dangerous adventure yet…hunting down The Hound of the Baskervilles! Tickets £21. Starring Joe Pasquale and Ben Langley as Doctor Watson and Andrew Fettes as everyone else. 01424 462288.

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.

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For decades swimming pools have been finished with Mosaic tiles and various types of Pool Plaster. Plaster has it’s own issues, in the form of a long and complicated start up procedure, staining, shrinking and cracking. Mosaic Liners also have their own problems.

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Wed. 9th Oct. - Blofeld and Baxter

At The Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 8pm. Two of the titans of UK cricket with a side-splitting show full of memories from within the Test Match Special commentary boxes all over the world. 01892 530613.

Wed. 9th Oct. - Sean Lock

At The Brighton Dome. 8pm. Purple van man is a hilarious new stand up show from Sean Lock. £23. 01273 709709.

Wed. 9th Oct. - Artist Talk

At The De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7pm. Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Leckey discusses the processes of collecting objects, artworks and artefacts that led to his exhibition. £5 01424 229111.

Wed. 9th Oct. - Jennifer Saunders

At The De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7.30pm. In conversation with Gary Scott, editor of Gay Times. Ticket includes a copy of her new book Bonkers: My Life In Laughs (RRP £20). Show tickets £22. 01424 229111.

Wed. 9th - 13th Oct. - STRARTA Art Fair

At The Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, Kings Road, London SW3. Tickets from

Thurs. 10th - 12th Oct. Eastbourne Beer Festival

Thurs. 10th Oct. - Ed Byrne - Roaring 40’s

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 8pm. Tickets: £22.50. A selfconfessed ‘miserable old git’ since the age of 23, Ed Byrne is now in his Forties. 01892 530613.

Thurs. 10th Oct. - An Evening with Brian Conley At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. 01424 462288.

At the Winter Garden, Eastbourne. The three day festival returns after its record breaking 10th year at Eastbourne’s prestigious Winter Garden venue, with over 150 real cask ales on tap, ciders & perries, world wines, international bottled beers and thirst quenching juices. Thursday 6pm - 11pm Friday 5.30pm - 11pm Saturday Day Session 11am - 4pm Saturday Evening 6pm - 11pm. 01323 412000.

Thurs. 10th Oct. - Newsroom’s Got Talent

At the indigO2, Docklands, London. Hosted by Kate Thornton. Newsroom’s Got Talent, a star studded talent competition will see the nation’s favourite news teams step out from behind their desks this autumn to battle it out on stage in front of a celebrity judging panel. The annual event will raise thousands of pounds for two charities – Leonard Cheshire Disability and UNICEF. 0844 8560202.

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Goodwood Revival

glamour, cars & stars ... a magical step back in time....


oodwood open it’s gates to thousands of Revivalists as the magical Goodwood Revival 2013 got underway. With the most exciting lineup yet, it featured wheel-to-wheel motor racing, glamorous vintage shopping and captivating entertainment continuing into the evening. A host of familiar names and faces from a wide variety of motor sport disciplines were in action at the Revival, including Formula One stars, rally winners, endurance racing champions, tin top tearaways, top bikers and even an Olympic Gold Medallist; often competing in the most unlikely of machines.

lap demonstration to mark a cycling milestone: this year’s 100th running of the Tour de France. Sir Chris – who also raced a Mini Cooper S over the Revival weekend –was cheered around the circuit in the celebration of the great French road race that brought a huge dose of joie de vivre to West Sussex Part one of the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy contest was only decided on the final lap, with countless changes of leader keeping spectators’ guessing to the flag. In the final reckoning, MV Agusta pairing Gary Johnson and Mick Grant emerged victorious, the former having only taken the lead on the final tour.

The 2013 Goodwood Revival race card kicked off with the Freddie March Trophy race, which fell to the Jaguar C-type driven by Alex Buncombe and John Young.

Alan Oversby had been a comfortable leader early on, only to drop his MV Augusta 500/3 into the kitty litter at Lavant with five minutes run. Howie Mainwaring then led on his Manx Norton and pitted 15mins into the 25min encounter to hand over to Duncan Fitchett. Once the rider changes were completed, it boiled down to a battle of Fitchett, Michael Russell - who was sharing a Manx Norton with Michael Rutter - and Grant. Such were the leaders’ searing pace, only seven runners finished on the lead lap.

Britain’s Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy MBE was back in the saddle at the Goodwood Revival – on a very different kind of bike from the one the six-times Olympic cycling champion is used to. Sir Chris swapped sleek carbon-fibre racing machine for a chunky 1920s steel bike to lead out 72 riders for a two-

Nine-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Tom Kristensen won a thrilling opening instalment of the St Mary’s Trophy race for pre ’66 saloon cars. Drivers included comedy legend Rowen Atkinson who raced a Ford-Lotus Cortina MK1, celebrity chef James Martin and Olympic Gold Medallist Sir Chris Hoy who both drove a Mini Cooper S. At the start, it was first-time Revival visitor Johnny Cecotto who sprinted out of the blocks to lead by Madgwick, as the Mini of pole-sitter Oliver Gavin was swamped by the BMW army around him. Former Grand Prix driver Jackie Oliver soon worked his way into the top spot aboard his BMW 1800, only to lose out to Jochen Mass’ Ford Galaxie with four laps run, as Cecotto fell down the order. However, man on the move was German star Frank Stippler who, by half-distance, had blasted his way through the field in his Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA to move into the lead, with Kristensen following closely in his wheeltracks. Stippler and Kristensen were never more than a car’s length apart, with the latter taking the lead on the penultimate tour which he just held to the line for a grandstand finish.

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James Martin drove a Mini Cooper S.

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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.

Antiques & Collectors Fair 26-27 October The Kent County Showground, Detling, Nr Maidstone Kent ME14 3JF

Saturday: Trade 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM - £6. Public 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM - £4. Sunday 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM - £4

Burstow & Hewett are a family firm of qualified auctioneers and valuers established in 1790. The busy salerooms are based in two locations in Battle and handle a combined total of over 20,000 lots per year in 48 sales. Selling at Burstow & Hewett: Their sales provide the quickest and most efficient way of selling in the area. If you are thinking of selling, whether it is a single item or an entire house contents, Burstow & Hewett are thoroughly prepared and professionally experienced to help. If you can bring the items in, they are available on any day except sale days to give free advice and valuations for sale, without obligation. If your items are too awkward to bring in, or if you would rather have a home visit, one of their qualified and experienced valuers will gladly come to you. There is also no charge for this service.

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Derek Bell

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Sophia’s Vintage Tea Parties & Hamper Hire offer beautiful mismatched vintage china, tableware and accessories for hire in Kent and East Sussex. Her stunning hire collection ranges from tea party essentials including mismatched vintage bone china tea cups and saucers, china and glass cake stands, teapots and bunting, vintage linen napkins and tablecloths. Sophia’s hamper hire can offer the hire of hampers for two, four or six people providing quality wicker hampers supplied with everything that you need to enjoy an alfresco treat. She can also cater for your occasion offering scrumptious cakes and delectable finger sandwiches made using the very best products that are sourced locally and beyond. She is passionate about tea, cake and everything vintage and believes afternoon tea is every inch the English tradition. The studio is nestled away in the village of Ivychurch and everyone is welcome to visit her for tea and cake. Delivery, setup, collection and cleaning are included in the price. Please call to discuss your requirements.

JT Interiors

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Choosing furniture and accessories for your home can be a daunting task - whether you’re looking for a modern style or something a little more classic, JT Interiors have selected the best for you. From high end living room & bedroom furniture to Shabby chic, French or Country furniture JT Interiors has something for your individual taste. Looking for casual dining room furniture and Accessories? JT Interiors stock the most exquisite items and offer you the highest quality furniture, made from the finest, solid wood available.

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Benjamin Brown Vintage adore vintage clothing offering you exquisite styles to stand out from the crowd. A vintage garment offers timeless appeal and a level of craftsmanship which is rarely found in affordable contemporary clothing. If you cannot find an original vintage dress in your size, Benjamin Brown Vintage can create vintage reproductions based on the best designs of the past. Where possible we try to use vintage fabrics, combined with sewing techniques and hand finishing to make our garments as authentic as possible. And each one is handmade in the UK with love‌ exclusively for you!

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Olympic Gold Medallist Sir Chris Hoy

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Food & Drink Chateau Magondeau - The wine are crafted from the best

plots on the estate, these exceptional wine is aged for 15 to 17 months in two-thirds new barrels. They have superb breadth of aromas, fullness and great elegance on the palate making them wines of distinction. Lovely clear dark purple colour. The nose presents many layers of fruit and flowers, especially violets. Very complex in the mouth with lush and supple fruit, ultra smooth and silky tannins and a long lingering finish.

Family/ Owners

Château Majoureau is a family property representing 35 hectares of vines planted exclusively in AOC terroir. Located south of the Gironde, near the medieval city of St. Macaire, the château has produced wine for 25 years. Bernard Delong and his children, Emeline, Aurélie and Mathieu, offer you a complete selection of wines from Bordeaux: two red Bordeaux supérieur, one aged in oak and the other aged traditionally. These are joined by a light and fruity red Bordeaux, a rosé and a sparkling Bordeaux Brut. Château Majoureau has been in the same family for the past four generations. It offers a range of wines – each one unique yet complementary to the others. Situated in the heart of AOC Côtes de Bordeaux Saint Macaire, the vineyard stretches across 38 hectares on hills overlooking the Garonne River. The diversity of the terroirs of the domaine (chalkyclay/gravel), as well as their exposition, largely contributes to the quality of the wines. Depending upon the parcels, all of the premium Bordeaux grape varieties have been planted: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon, Malbec, Sémillon and Muscadelle. Here the Atlantic climate is brought about by the presence of the Garonne River and its tributary, and the southern exposure. Along the Garonne, the first slopes of the hillsides are fairly steep, followed by a succession of moderately steep slopes.

Thurs. 10th Oct. - The Neil Diamond Story

DA13 0LT. Pprofessional buyers will be available on the day to assess and appraise, for free, your collection of mint vinyl records, CDs and items of music memorabilia. See 991 ad. on page 43 for details.

Thurs. 10th Oct. - Meet David Jason

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Featuring original choreography and music, together with Irish classics such as Galway Girl, Irish Rover, Song for Ireland, Danny Boy and Carrickfergus. Tickets £21 to £23. 01323 412000.

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm. As Neil Diamond prepares to mark 50 years at the top of his profession, singer and guitarist Bob Drury celebrates the life and work of this musical legend. 01892 678678. At Waterstones, Piccadilly, London at 1pm. Signing copies of his eagerly anticipated autobiography, David Jason My Life.

Thurs. 10th Oct. - Django Unchained (Film)

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 8pm. £5.00. Dir: Quentin Tarantino, Starring Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Leonardo DiCaprio. 01424 229111.

Fri. 11th & 12th Oct. - Property Investor Show

At Excel, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. Over 2 days, a large audience of property investors, landlords and trade professionals gather to create, under one roof, the UK’s largest event residential investment property event.

Fri. 11th Oct. - Sissinghurst Farmers Market

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

Fri. 11th Oct. - Alexei Sayle

At the Brighton Dome, 7.30pm. The godfather of alternative comedy in his first full-length stand-up show in 17 years following two sold-out London seasons. Tickets £18. 01273 709709.

Fri. 11th & 12th Oct. - Selling a Record Collection?

At Hollywood House, Railway Sidings Industrial Estate, Meopham, Kent

Fri. 11th Oct. - Essence of Ireland

Fri. 11th - 13th Oct. - The Baby & Toddler Show

At Glow, Bluewater, upper and lower halls. Fri. 9.30am - 4.30pm. Sat. 9.30am - 5pm. Sun. 10am - 5pm. The unbeatable shopping and expert advice event for mums to be and new parents. Save £15 by quoting BBW13 at

Fri. 11th Oct. - The Duchess of Malfi

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm. A woman pays the price for daring to disregard her social status. A powerful family is destroyed by passion, envy and cruelty. Lead by Cheek by Jowl Associate Owen Horsley, the fearless Eyestrings Theatre Company cuts to the heart of this Jacobean masterpiece with an inventive and exciting new adaptation. 01892 678678.

Fri. 11th Oct. - The Lumberjacks

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 8pm. £16. Following a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Festival, Stewart Francis, Craig Campbell and Glenn Wool hit the road. 01424 229111.

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The White Horse Pub & Dining, Hurst Green 01580 860 235



Available Monday to Saturday in October (excluding Jazz Night) from the a La Carte menu, main course only. One Beef Fillet per couple. The cheaper Main Course is Free. 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).

Christmas Party Menu £22.50 per head To Start Homemade Spiced Parsnip & Apple Soup Goats Cheese & Beetroot Salad with Toasted Walnuts Chicken Liver & Armagnac Pate with Chutney and Croutes Smoked Salmon with Potato Salad & Dill Mayonnaise Deep Fried Brie, Salad & Cranberry Jelly

For Mains Roast Turkey served with Duck Fat Roast Potatoes, Traditional Trimmings and Seasonal Vegetables Slow Roasted Belly of Pork with Potato & Apple Mash, Caramelized Baby Carrots & Whole Grain Mustard Sauce. Beef Fillet with Triple Cooked Potato Chips & Green Beans served with Peppercorn Sauce or Garlic Butter (£4.50 Supplement charge) Confit Duck Leg served with Dauphinoise Potato, Spinach & Cranberry Sauce Fillet of Sea Bass with New Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables & Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce. Creamy Open Wild Mushroom Ravioli, Rocket, Truffle Oil & Parmesan

For Dessert Traditional Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter Rich Chocolate & Cointreau Truffle Torte Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Vanilla Custard Selection of Homemade Ice Creams & Sorbets White Horse Selected Cheeseboard (£2.50 supplement charge) Menu available from Friday 29th Nov. to Monday 24th Dec.

Please call 01580 860 235 to book your party now.

Fri. 25th Oct.- Jazz Night The White Horse can cater for large parties. Food served lunchtime and evening,

Set Lunch Menu £10 for 2 Courses


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Gig Guide

Sun. 27th Oct. - Lunchtime Assorted Nuts. Fri. 1st Nov. - Far Cry. Sat. 2nd Nov. - Ice Cream Bikinis Sun. 3rd Nov. - Lunchtime Jazz with Savannah

The Bull Inn, 27 High St, Battle. 01424 775171 Oct 2nd, 16th & 30th Accoustic Jammin 9.00pm all welcome Oct 23rd Homemade Special Burger Night Food Theme 6-9pm, with live modern swing jazz from Victoria HowarthQuintet 8.30pm 28th Oct - 1st Nov. Kids Eat Free - (1child per 1 fully paying adult from main menu), homemade spookie food for kids. 27th Live Music - The Chandeliers 5.30pm (upbeat rock covers band) The Grey Lady - Pantiles,Tunbridge Wells. 01892 544700 04th Oct. - The Tar Babies. 05th Oct. - OVER THE EDGE 11th Oct. - Bees & The Bird. 12th Oct. - GLIDE 18th Oct. - TIM HAIN & JAMSIDE UP. 19th Oct. Heads South Fri 25th Oct Salsa Camina. 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. The Six Bells Chiddingly Tel: 01825 872227 Fri. 27th Sept. - Maelstrom & Rail Road. Sat. 28th Primitive Instinct Sun. 29th Sept. Lunchtime Jazz with Assorted Nuts. Fri. 4th Oct. - Pearly Cubes. Sat. 5th Oct. - Foul Play. Sun. 6th Oct.- Lunchtime Jazz with Savannah Fri. 11th Oct. - Dead Calm. Sat. 12th Oct. - Stone Cold Sober Sun. 13th Oct. - Lunchtime Jazz with Savannah Fri. 18th Oct. - Danny Fox Combo. Sat. 19th Oct. Dirty Shoes Sun. 20th Oct. - Lunchtime Assorted Nuts. Fri. 25th Oct. - The Big Kahuna. Sat. 26th Oct. - Supersaurus

Blues with Bottle Club The Anchor, London Rd. Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1AS (01732 454898) Wednesday 2 October 9pm - Rag Mama Rag blues duo with Ashley & Debbie Dow , free at the Blues with Bottle Club. Friday 11 October 8pm - David Migden & the Dirty Words at Plaza Suite, Stag Community Arts Centre, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1ZZ, tickets £12 box office 01732 450175 Wednesday 16 October 9pm - Bad Influence blues duo. free at the Blues with Bottle Club. Sunday 20 October 7pm - 9pm - The Elevators, free at the Stile Bridge, Staplehurst Road, Marden, Kent TN12 9JH (01622 831236). Wednesday 30 October 9pm - Matt Woosey free at the Blues with Bottle Club, The Anchor. Friday 1 November 9pm - Depot Blues Irish blues/folk duo, The Beacon, Tea Garden Lane, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9JH - £6 on door, 01892 524252) The Rainbow Trout Chitcombe Road, Brede, Nr Rye,TN31 6EU Sundays 5 - 7pm: Sunday 29th Sept. Shauna Parker Band. 6th Oct. : Kenny Blake. 13th Oct.: X Factor contestant Sammy Lou 20th Oct.: Folk Singer Eamon. 27th Oct.: Female vocalist Hannah Friday 25th Oct. at 9pm: Dead Rabbits Band with Halloween fancy dress 1066 Jazz Club At Azur, Marina Pavillion, Marina, Hastings. Friday 4th Oct - The Jazzaholics. Friday 11th Oct - Sussex Jazz Kings Friday 18th Oct - The Gresty White Ragtimers. Friday 25th Oct - Mahogany Hall Stompers NOVEMBER 2013: Friday 1st Nov. Excelsior Vintage Jazzband

The White Hart, Catsfield A traditional village Bar & Restaurant The White Hart restaurant is now re-open and is well known for it’s traditional home cooked food, you will find an amazing atmosphere whenever you visit. Monday is Curry Night -offering Curry and a Pint for just £5.00. Tuesday is quiz night. Of course there is the ever popular Sunday roast, great value at £8.95. A wide variety of specials are on the Summer menu. The White Hart is one of the few pubs in the area which is dog friendly, and makes an ideal stopping off point when you are out enjoying the Sussex countryside. If your planning a night out with friends, discover the new facilities at The White Hart. Accommodation is also available with a self contained Holiday let situated adjacent to the Inn.

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ocated in the heart of the Historic Old Town of Hastings, Black Pearl offers quality cuisine in a charming atmosphere.

Where Great Food and Great Wine Meet

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.

We offer a range of wines, sparkling wines and champagne by the glass and recently have added an organic wine to the list. And for further variety we have our wine specials which change monthly.

When great food is accompanied by great wine, the experience is enhanced! 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 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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Fri. 11th Oct. - Dr Feelgood

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970’s, Dr Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. Tickets £18.50. 01424 462288.

Fri. 11th Oct. - Sandi Toksvig Live

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7.30pm. Long-standing host of Radio Four’s News Quiz and Excess Baggage and regular QI panellist, Sandi will be performing her uniquely witty evening of stand-up, stories and fascinating facts. £18.50. 01892 530613.

Fri. 11th & 12th Oct. - Jason Manford

At the Brighton Dome. 8pm. ‘What Manford does best: classic, chirpychappie stand-up’ The Guardian’. £23.50. 01273 709709.

Sat. 12th Oct. - Comedy Cafe

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm. Tickets £10. Three stand up acts and compere. 01892 678678.

Sat. 12th Oct. - The Story of 1066

At Battle Abbey from 10am - 4pm. A colourful and theatrical re telling of the 1066 story with living history, music and theatre. 01424 775705.

Sat. 12th Oct. - Stonegate Farmers Market

At Stonegate Village Hall, TN5 7EG. 10am - 12 noon.

Sat. 12th Oct. - Tunbridge Wells Farmers Market At Civic Way, Tunbridge Wells from 9am - 2pm. Around 40 stalls.

Sat. 12th Oct. - The London Drum Show

At Olympia, London. get up close and personal with some of the world’s best drummers, as well as offering the opportunity to test hundreds of pieces of kit and accessories from the industry’s biggest names from all over the world. www.

Sat. 12th Oct. - Hailsham Farmers Market

At the Cattle Market site, Market Street, Hailsham from 9am - 12.30pm.

Sat. 12th Oct. - The Magic of Motown

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. Dazzling dance, glittering costumes and the Magic of Motown band. £22. 01424 462288.

Sat. 12th & 13th Oct. - Prepare for Conquest

At Battle Abbey, Battle. Meet characters preparing for invasion including crafts, cookery, weapons, tactics and activities for kids.

Sat. 12th & 13th Oct.- Hastings Classic Car Show

At the Stade Open Space, Old Town, Hastings. Classic cars and motorcycles plus later exceptional vehicles. Street cruise each day from 1.30pm. Free admission.

Sat. 12th - 20th Oct. - Hastings Week

A week long celebration to commemorate The Battle of Hastings on the 14th October 1066. For details including the bonfire & torchlight procession see......

Sat. 12th Oct. - Sandi Toksvig

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. The international treasure continues her smash hit, sell-out solo tour. 01323 412000.

Sat. 12th & 13th Oct. - Harvest Festival

At Bewl Water, near Lamberhurst, Kent. From 10am. Trade Stands • Kids Fishing, • Make a Scarecrow, • Cryptic Trail, • Kids Games with the Entertainers, • Meet and Greet Bertie the Beaver, • Face Painting, • BBQ and Hog Roast, • Spacehoppers, • Colouring Tent.

Sat. 12th Oct. - An Evening with Richard Digance

The Rainbow Trout pub in Broad Oak is a traditional country pub which opened again in May under a new publican family team. They have already introduced many exciting ideas, creating a fantastic destination for all. Located between the famous towns of Rye and Battle, the Rainbow Trout is a beautiful village pub offering an extensive menu of traditional pub meals throughout the day complimented with seasonal specialities and locally sourced produce. Outside there is a huge garden with lots of things for your kids to enjoy. The pub boasts a private Function room / Restaurant for up to 72 people.

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Enjoy an evening with comedian and singer Richard Digance. BAFTA Nominated entertainer. £15.00. 01323 412000.

Sat. 12th & 13th Oct. - UK Rum Fest

At Excel, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. Catering for discerning connoisseurs and casual enthusiasts alike. This year’s UK RumFest will once again showcase over 400 of the rarest and most diverse rums from across the globe.

Sat. 12th - 4th Oct. - Salon International

At Excel, 1Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. Trade show for Salon professionals. The UK’s premier international hairdressing exhibition and consists of The Hair Show, Salon Live, Salon Seminars and Business Extra.

Sat. 12th - 19th Oct. - SOLO EXHIBITION

At Saffron Gallery, 59-60 High St Battle. International body cast sculptor

Louise Giblin returns with a solo show of new drawings & sculptures in her Meta-Human collection. See page 3 for further details.

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Sun. 13th Oct. - Mayor’s Variety Show

At The De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7.30pm Bringing together some of the cream of the areas Youth and Community talent with professional artists who have local associations. Tickets: £12 & £8 for children under 16. 01424 229111. Supporting Bexhill Caring Community

Sun. 13th Oct. - Jesus Christ Superstar

At The 02 Arena, Docklands, London. Featuring award-winning Tim Minchin as ‘Judas Iscariot’, Spice Girl Melanie C as ‘Mary Magdalene’ and Chris Moyles as ‘King Herod’, plus the Winner of ITV’s Superstar, Ben Forster, returning in the title role of ‘Jesus’. 0844 8560202.

Sun. 13th Oct. - The Alternative Hair Show

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 19th and Sunday 20th October. 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.

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 8pm. The show promises to deliver a charged atmosphere of inspiration and celebration with imaginative performances and memorable hair artistry. The global hairdressing event of the year.

Sun. 13th Oct. - Cissie and Ada

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7.30pm. Cissie and Ada, the immortal comic characters created by the late, great Les Dawson aided and abetted by Roy Barraclough, grace the theatre stage for the first time in Cissie and Ada: An Hysterical Rectomy. £18.50. 01892 530613.

Sun. 13th Oct. - London Philharmonic Orchestra

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 3pm. Bizet Excerpts from Carmen Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4. Tickets £13 to £25. 01323 412000.

Sun. 13th Oct. - Jazz Breakfast

At St. Mary in the Castle, Hastings at 11am. Featuring Mike Hatchard and Herbie Flowers in a morning of musical mirth. £8. 01424 442601.

Sun. 13th Oct. - Arthur’s Dream Boat

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 2.30pm. A magical playful children’s show with breathtaking puppets. 01892 678678.

Sun. 13th Oct. - East Hill Steps Race

Starting and finishing at Winkle Island in Hastings Old Town by the historic fishing and net huts. Participants are set off individually at 30 second intervals.

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Heathfield’s Newest Restaurant, Galin If you haven’t been here yet, you really should put a visit to Heathfield’s newest restaurant high on your ‘to-do’ list. An oasis of calm in the busy High Street, GALIN is a stylish, modern European bistro restaurant, which delivers beautifully cooked and presented food. High quality ingredients are locally sourced where possible, with fish and seafood being collected from the coast. Vegetarian options are readily available too. After more than twenty years in London, our 2AA Rosette-award winning patron has bought his skilled team to Heathfield. The Head Chef is Michelin-Bib trained, and service is attentive without being obtrusive. Delicious cocktails and non-alcoholic mocktails are skilfully presented by our bartender, and a specially chosen range of wines are available to enhance your meal. Serving lunch and dinner every day (except for Sunday evening/all day Monday), GALIN offers an inviting à la carte menu, with a set Sunday lunch menu for £13.95 for 2 courses or £16.95 for 3 courses – great value! So why don’t you join us for lunch, a romantic meal with a loved one, or a long leisurely evening with friends? We are already taking bookings for Christmas and the New Year, and would be delighted to see you. 104 High Street, Heathfield, TN21 8JD. Telephone: 01435 863061. google “galinheathfield” Email: Though it has only been open for a short time, the team at Galin offers smooth service, fantastic cuisine and a warm atmosphere. We recently enjoyed an amazing lunch and were very impressed with both the food and the patron’s ethos. The dishes are delicately flavoured and executed with excellence. If you’re in the area, this is definitely the hot new spot to do lunch, cocktails or dinner...... What’s On Magazine.

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Fashion & Leisure

HALO is 12 years old this month – quite an achievement nowadays! In what is now their 3rd shop they have the very best selection of women’s clothing, jewellery, accessories and gifts ever. Whilst retaining favourite brands such as ICHI & B.YOUNG they keep a close eye on who is producing the most exciting collections whilst still giving excellent value for money. Clothing brands currently stocked include LITTLE MISTRESS, PAPER DOLL, GLAMOROUS, MEXX, BRAKEBURN, BLEND, UTTAM LONDON, SMASH & YUMI. Their gorgeous Autumn/ Winter collections are now in store and with deliveries most days the store is always full of fresh, new stock. Knitwear is really big this year with lots of lovely colours and textures plus interesting new shapes such as cocoon, drop back hem & open back! HALO only buy in small quantities so not only does this mean a fast turn over of stock and greater choice for the customer but also means you can be confident you won’t see everyone else in the same outfit! Shoes have recently been reintroduced and from just £14.99 offer fashionable yet comfortable footwear at very affordable prices. Gifts, jewellery & accessories have not been overlooked and they are the local stockists of FIORELLI handbags. You can be certain to find something fabulously different in HALO whether it’s a gift for a friend or loved one or are simply treating yourself!

Sun. 13th Oct. - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.30pm. Now revised for 2013, join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you helpless with laughter. £19.90. 0844 871 7627.

Sun. 13th Oct. - Love Beyond

At the Brighton Centre. 7pm. With a cast of world class singers, actors and live musicians, this large scale love story of the Bible wil appeal to a wide audience. Tickets £25 to £45. 01273 290131.

Mon. 14th Oct. - Tales for Toddlers

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 10.15am-11am & 11.15am 12pm Free. Fantastic storytellers for fun-filled free sessions of stories, rhymes, songs and creative activities aimed at pre-school children and their parents or carers. 01424 229111.

most enduring stars of Latin music for the past quarter of the century makes his Royal Albert Hall debut. 0207 589 8212.

Tues. 15th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Katie Hayward

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. Katie Hayward’s curiosity into individual desires - in her case getting taller - manifests itself through the use of ceramics, drawings and inflatables. Free entry.

Tues. 15th Oct. - The Maidens Tower Tour

At Leeds Castle, near Maidstone, Kent. 12.30pm. A special behind the scenes tour of The Maiden’s Tower. See where Catherine of Aragon’s ladies of waiting were accommodated when the Tudor court was in residence. Find out why this tower has its name, learn about the roaring 1920s and what it was used for during World War II. Price £2 per person 01622 765400.

Tues. 15th & 16th Oct. - Dinosaur Zoo

Mon. 14th - 19th Oct. - Carnaby Street

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 12pm. Tue 15 Oct: 12pm Wed 16 Oct: 10.30am & 1.30pm. Tickets: First three rows £15, other rows £12.50, Schools £10. Direct from Australia, Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome pre-historic creatures to the stage as you’ve never seen them before, up close and personal! 01892 530613.

Mon. 14th - 18th Oct. - Autumn Tints

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. A fascinating, compelling and entertaining evening with Ray Mears. Don’t miss this theatre show in which Ray shares stories, from over thirty years surviving the wilderness and its colourful wildlife. £23.50 to £26.50. 01323 412000.

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. Eves: 7.45pm. Thurs. and Sat. mats. 2.30pm. Set against the backdrop of London’s West End in the sixties, its iconic clubs, fashion and characters, Carnaby Street is the real musical story of a generation. 0844 8717627. At the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station. Enjoy the changing Autumn colours whilst travelling though the Sussex countryside on board a steam hauled train. 01825 720800. Also on 21st and 25th.

Mon. 14th Oct. - Juan Luis Guerra

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. One of the biggest and

Tues. 15th Oct. - Ray Mears

Tues. 15th Oct. - Fascinating Aida

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. Tickets: Adults £19, Following Cheap Flights, their massively successful sold-out tour, Britain’s best comedy trio and global internet sensation Fascinating Aïda bring their brand new show Charm Offensive. 01892 530613.

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Tues. 15th Oct. Al Stewart Performs ‘Year of The Cat’

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 8pm. Al Stewart and his band with musical director Peter White will perform Stewart’s classic Year Of The Cat album in its entirety for the first time ever. The album, first released in September 1976, was the commercial breakthrough for Al in both Europe and the United States. This one-time event promises to be a special night for Al and his audience. 0207 589 8212.

Tues. 15th - 19th Oct. - Cadfael The Virgin in the Ice

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael novels sold millions of copies globally, and this World Stage Première celebrates the centenary of her birth. Evenings 7.45pm Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm. Tickets £14.50 to £20.50. 01323 412000.

Tues. 15th Oct. - Tony Hadley Performs the Hits of Spandeau Ballet

At the Royal Albert Hall, London. 7.30pm. Tony Hadley returns to the Hall to perform the hits of Spandau Ballet, accompanied by the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra conducted by the legendary Anne Dudley. 0207 589 8212.

Tues. 15th Oct. - Fine Antique Sale

At Burstow and Hewett, Lower Lake, Battle. Viewing on Tuesday. See page 23.

Wed. 16th Oct. - Daughter

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7pm. This tour sees Daughter coming fresh off an incredible set at Glastonbury. Daughter is a Londonbased trio consisting of Elena Tonra (vocals, guitar), Igor Haefeli (guitar) and Remi Aguilella (percussion). £15 to £17. 01424 229111.

Wed. 16th - 19th Oct. - Micky Flanagan

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. The Back In The Game tour follows on from the huge critical and commercial success of last year’s Out Out tour where over 200,000 tickets were sold and all 150 dates a sell out. Also on 24th - 26th Oct. 0844 856 0202.

Wed. 16th Oct. - Don Quixote

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7.15pm. Choreography: Carlos Acosta after Marius Petipa | Music: Ludwig Minkus | Ballet in three acts | LIVE on the big screen. Running time: 3 hours (including two intervals). 01892 678678.

Wed. 16th Oct. - Fifty Days of Grey

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 7.30pm. This hilarious new comedy will have you laughing in the aisles - and perhaps swinging from the chandeliers! Packed with cracking one-liners and outrageous characters, Fifty Days of Grey is an affectionate look at the British attitude to all things sexy… 01424 462288.

Wed. 16th Oct. - Daniel O’Donnell

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Britain and Ireland’s most popular easy listening entertainer comes to the Congress Theatre as part of his UK tour. £37.50 to £39.50. 01323 412000.

Thurs. 17th Oct. - Gloria Estefan

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. Performing songs from her forthcoming album ‘The Standards’ as well as a selection of her iconic hits. 0207 589 8212.

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Thurs. 17th Oct. - The Government Inspector

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. This high-energy production features four actors swapping characters at break-neck speed. Suitable for ages 10 to 110, Flintlock employs its trademark dance and extraordinary physical storytelling to create an incandescent experience punctuated by a fast and furious Klezmer soundtrack and scintillating live music interval entertainment. 01892 678678.

Thurs. 17th Oct. - The Georgina Jackson Trio

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 9.45pm in the Elgar Room. Expect swinging standards, blues, ballads, fun and a bit of trumpet from Georgina too. 0207 589 8212.

Thurs. 17th Oct. - Reginald D Hunter

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings. 8pm. Following two previous sell-out tours of the UK and the release of his debut stand-up DVD Reginald D Hunter Live, is setting out to tour the country again in 2013. £23. 01424 462288.

Thurs. 17th Oct. - Fungi Walk

At Bedgebury Pinetum, near Goudhurst. Exploring and identifying the huge array of different mushrooms that can be found here at Bedgebury. The walk will last approximately 3 hours and will be followed by a delicious mushroom arancini and glass of wine from the Pineatery. Tickets £18, including lunch, or £11 without lunch (inc VAT). Starts at 9am. 01580 879842

Thurs. 17th Oct. - Gotta Sing Gotta Dance

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7.30pm. Featuring two hours of spectacular song and dance numbers from stage and screen, Gotta Sing Gotta Dance invites you on an exhilarating journey through the wonderful world of musical theatre. £23. 01892 530613.

Fri. 18th Oct. - Paul Merton’s Impro Chums

At the Brighton Dome. 8pm. ‘Paul Merton, one of the UK’s best-loved performers, and his world renowned Impro Chums: Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster will create a new and unique comedy show, based entirely on suggestions from the audience. Tickets £22. 01273 709709.

Fri. 18th Oct. - Russell Brand

At the Brighton Centre 6pm. This show looks at the importance of heroes in this age of atheistic disposability. Plus there’s sex. Obviously. Tickets £27.50. 01273 290131.

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PURE AUTUMN ART FAIR GLITTERING OPENING NIGHT A stellar cast of artists and glitterati from the art world were out in force for the opening night of the Pure Autumn Art Fair on Thursday 12th October.

Lesley Samms, Managing director of Pure with Antony Penrose

The beautiful and historic PowderMills Hotel once again played host to this much anticipated annual event, now in its fourth year and they were thrilled to have Antony Penrose, Director of the Lee Miller Archive and Roland Penrose Trust open the show and give a short introduction to the Picasso at Play exhibition showing at the 1066 Art Academy in Battle. The Art Fair, designed to showcase over 200 selected works of art from new, emerging and established artists, delivered a mesmerizing array of talent, from large scale abstract paintings to exquisitely fine drawings, intricate ceramics to bold sculpture, fine art photography to stunning original prints. This years judging panel included James Horton PRBA President of the Royal Society of British Artists, Karina Phillips Director of Gallery Different Fitzrovia, London and Artist Matthew Small. They had plenty to deliberate over; agreeing that the work delivered depth, diversity and most importantly true quality. Congratulations to the following winners: Best Overall Artist - James Roseveare Best Sculpture/3D - Billie Bond Best Painting - Paul O’Brien Best Original Print - Will Taylor Best Drawing - Louisa Crispin Best Photograph - Janine Kilroe Best Emerging - Helen Acklam The Pure special Merit Prize went to photographer John Shanks Apart from receiving the accolade of “winner” and a cash prize, these talented few will also go on to exhibit with Pure at STRARTA Art Fair, a brand new Art Fair event taking place at the Saatchi Gallery in October. Lesley Samms, Managing director of Pure was delighted that the show continues to attract such exceptional quality submissions and provides a wonderful arena to launch and support artists.

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The Glass Workshop Bexhill. We have recently opened up our new large and airy Studio in Bexhill. Having moved from Tunbridge Wells, we now have room to Teach and create Glass work including Fusing, Bead work and Casting. Commissions undertaken. Our handmade glass can be bought at Starlings Art and Craft Collective, Sackville Road, Bexhill, or if you would like to see our full collection do call to make at appointment here at the Studio.

Fri. 18th - 26th Oct. - The Comedy of Errors

At the Stables Theatre, The Bourne, Hastings. A Stables Theatre production directed by Ian Fairbrass. 01424 423221.

Fri. 18th - 20th Oct. - Salon du Chocolat

At Olympia, London. Some of the UK’s best chocolate companies will be exhibiting alongside exciting international brands. The show will also feature demonstrations, talks and hands-on workshops from the top chocolatiers. The highlight of the show will be London’s first ever Chocolate Fashion Show, featuring models walking the catwalk wearing couture outfits made entirely out of chocolate – you’ve got to see it to believe it! In the “Tasting Room”, visitors will discover the universe of chocolate and all its subtleties through a series of presentations and tastings held by experts.

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Fri. 18th Oct. - Language Show Live

At Olympia, London. help, advice and resources you need to learn or teach a language. www.

Fri. 18th Oct. - The Charlatans and Friends

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. 0207 589 8212.

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Sat. 19th Oct. - Battle Farmers Market

On The Abbey Green, Battle from 9am- 1pm.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Do You Have Questions About This Life and the After Life?

If so there is an opportunity to ask those in the after life who want to help, with an evening of questions and answers in trance through an established medium. This is not a religious or clairvoyant event. 7pm at St. Michael’s Village Hall, Grange Road, St. Michael’s, Tenterden TN30 6DU. £6. 01580 762340. No late entry.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Parisian Chic

At Finchcocks, Riseden, near Goudhurst. Featuring instrumental music from Louis XIV’s restrained dignified court, contrasted with music in the highly fashionable & controversial Italian virtuoso style. 01580 211702.

Fri. 18th Oct. - Steve Hughes (Comedy)

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm. Direct from sell-out shows at the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and New Zealand Comedy Festivals. 01892 678678.

Fri. 18th Oct. - Tropicana Nights

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings at 8.30pm. Totally retro and full of your favourite 80s anthems, our DJ will have you partying the night away in our transformed 80s paradise. Prizes for the best-dressed! Over 25’s £8 01424 462288.

Fri. 18th Oct. - Kate Rusby

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7.30pm. Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby. £24. 01892 530613.

Sat. 19th Oct. - T. Wells Farmers Market

On the Pantiles, T. Wells from 9am - 2pm.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Morgan and West Time Travelling Magicians

At the Royal Albert Hall, The Elgar Room, 1.30pm. A magical extravaganza from Victorian magicians, Morgan and West. 0207 589 8212.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Earth, Wind and Fire

At the Royal Albert Hall, London. Ground breaking funk, rock, soul, jazz. legends celebrate the release of their first album of new material since 2005. 0207 589 8212.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Brave

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 2pm. Brave won the Academy Award for Best Animated Film, the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, and the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film. £4. 01424 229111.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Dirty Dozen Races

At the Hop Farm Country Park, Beltring, near Paddock Wood. a 12k obstacle race with 20 military style obstacles, the course and obstacles are designed by ex-British Special Forces. The military style obstacles are strategically combined with challenging terrain to test agility, strength and endurance. 01622 872068

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Sat. 19th Oct. Meet Moorcroft Designer Kerry Goodwin

Sun. 20th Oct. - Mapping Futuropolis

At Claris’s, 1 - 3 High Street, Biddenden, Kent from 11am - 2pm. Celebrating 100 years of Moorcroft Pottery. See main ad. on page 23.

Sat. 19th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Halloween Gargoyles and Pumpkin Trails

At Penshurst Place and Gardens, near Tonbridge TN11 8DG. Trails open daily from 10.30am. 01892 870307.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Aldermaston Pottery

A talk at Great Dixter, Dixter Road, Northiam. are limited to 40 and booking is essential. Price: £15 To book tel. 01797 254048.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Elkie Brooks Live in Concert

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. The legend that is Elkie Brooks comes back Eastbourne after a long absence of over a decade. Tickets £24.50. 01323 412000.

Sat. 19th Oct. - An Evening of Burlesque

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 8pm. Sashaying Royal Academy-trained burlesque bombshells slip into exotic character as smoothly as they slip out of the most exotic couture costumes ever to grace the stage. £22.50. 01892 530613.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Hastings Bonfire Celebrations

A spectacular torchlight procession starting from the Stade with spectacular bonfire and fireworks.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Hailsham Bonfire Night

Up to one thousand flaming torches make their way through the town centre with fancy dress prizes, bands & surprise set piece finale.

Sat. 19th & 20th Oct. - High Tea Weekend

At Hope Cottage Farm Shop, Hooe Road, Ninfield, near Battle. See main advertisement on page 40.

Sat. 19th Oct. - Local and Live

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 8pm - Opening Set - The Paul Dunton Orchestra. 9pm - The Breretons. 10pm - The Standard Lamps. 01892 678678.

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. Award-winning Big Draw artist, Sheridan Quigley, is building us a huge prototype 3D city for you to draw on. Bring your big ideas and see the future develop over the three days of this great event. Free entry.



At Herstmonceux Castle, near Hailsham. Open 10am - 4pm. The castle which is not usually open to the public is the venue for this spectacular wedding fayre. Everyone welcome. See page 52.

Sun. 20th Oct. - Weald Crafts

At Sedlescombe Village Hall, Church Street, Sedlescombe. 751120. See main ad. on page 47.


Sun. 20th Oct. - Ponty Pandy Rocks

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings. 1pm and 3.30pm. The day promises to be one of Fireman Sam’s busiest yet as he is called on to save the festival. Adults £13 and children £11. 01424 462288.

Sun. 20th Oct. - Sid’s Show

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Join Sid from Cbeebies live on stage in a fantastic fun-filled adventure that’ll knock your socks off! 2pm. 01323 412000.

Sun. 20th Oct. - John Mayer

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. A musician who confounds genre boundaries, John Mayer has performed and/or recorded with an extraordinary range of artists. 0844 856 0202.

Sun. 20th Oct. -An Exciting Concert

Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra presents another of it’s exciting concerts at 7pm in St. Saviour’s Church, South Street, Eastbourne including Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with soloist competition finalist Michael Foyle and Dvorak’s Symphony o. 6 in D. Tickets £13 in advance or £15 on the door. Tourist Information Centre 01323 415450 or on 07780 993801.

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Sun. 20th Oct. - Steven Wilson

At the Royal Albert Hall at 7.30pm. The esteemed innovative British musician returns following his sold UK shows. 0207 589 8212.

Sun. 20th Oct. - Fascinating Aida

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.30pm. Britain’s best comedy trio and global internet sensation. Tickets £24.40. 0844 871 7627.

Sun. 20th Oct. Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. Joined on stage by Eliades Ochoa and featuring singer Omara Portuondo. 0207 589 8212.

Mon. 21st - 23rd Oct. - Cisse and Ada

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Eves: 7.45pm. Wed. Mat. 2.30pm. A new comedy play based on Les Dawson’s comic TV characters Cissie and Ada: 01323 412000.

Mon. 21st & 22nd Oct. - Peter Gabriel

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. Featuring the original live band who toured So with him over 25 years ago. 0844 856 8202.

Mon. 21st Oct. - Alison Moyet

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….

At the Brighton Dome. 7pm. Tickets from £26.50. Performing songs from her new album ‘The Minutes’. Clearly indicating a new artistic lease of life, ‘the minutes’ is arguably Alison’s most creatively-brimming album ever. 01273 709709.

Tues. 22nd - 26th Oct. The Madness of King George

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. Eves: 7.30pm. Wed. and Sat. Mats. 2.30pm. By Alan Bennett. An amateur production by Trinity Theatre Club. 01892 678678.

Tues. 22nd Oct. - Derek Acorah on Tour

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 01323 412000.

Tues. 22nd - 26th Oct. - Jeeves and Wooster

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 0844 871 7627.

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Unique: Hair, Nail & Make-Up Stylists Studio: 9 Parkstone Road, Hastings. TN342PS. Tel: 01424 427102. Our team at Unique are experienced, professional Hair, Nail and Makeup stylists. We understand that your ‘Wedding Day’ is one of the most important days of your life and we would love to be a part of making your ‘special day’ an amazing one! We first invite our ‘Guest Bride’ to come along for a consultation and practice to ensure she is happy with the chosen hairstyle and makeup, at least two weeks prior to her special day. We also welcome any members of your wedding party including: bridesmaids, flower girls and mothers of the bride and groom. Discounts are available when more than 3 members of your wedding party have their hair and nails looked after by our team.

“Make your special day totally UNIQUE in a friendly and relaxing environment!” For more information please call Linda on: 01424 427102.

“Why use a Toastmaster?” 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. Mike Ramsden 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. My 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. Testimonials - “Words cannot express how great a job you did. My Uncle who gave me away wants you for his daughter’s wedding in Portsmouth. Every person came up to us to say what a wonderful job you did… there were no long pauses… the kids enjoyed the glo-bracelets… you handled the situation with my husband being unable to make his speech very diplomatically.” Kim and Dave Scott

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robably the most exclusive Wedding Fayre’s in Sussex is once again on it’s way on Sunday October 20th at one of the counties most beautiful historic buildings, Herstmonceux Castle, bringing together the areas finest wedding professionals all under one roof. With around 60 exhibitors ranging from bridal wear to wedding cakes, wedding invitations to photographers. There will be a range of professonals who will showcase their skills and services at this one day show which runs from 10am until 4pm. The Herstmonceux Castle Wedding Fayre is an amazing, inspirational must-visit for all brides-to-be whatever stage you are at with your wedding preparations. Whether you have recently become engaged and need advice, or if you’re about to tie the knot soon and need help with last minute ideas, The Herstmonceux Castle Wedding Fayreis the perfect place for ensuring that you get those big and small details just right. Come along with your groom, bridesmaids, mum, family, friends and talk to a huge team of experts about your wedding day while trying on, tasting and comparing the products and services on show.

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.

Brightwhites are fully trained, qualified & fully insured Cosmetic Teeth Whitening Technicians so you can be assured that the service you receive will be the same that you would expect from more expensive treatments. We aim to make you look and feel great with teeth whitening available in the comfort of your own home! Brightwhites use the latest in teeth whitening techongly and up to date products which are entirely safe and non-invasive. Our process is the only system in the UK which guarantees little or NO sensitivity! Lay back, relax and be amazed at how we can achieve dramatic results of up to ten shades lighter in less than an hour! Call today to book your brighter, whiter, smile or for a free consultation! Call Helena or Lauren 07827 291741 07730 325472.

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Health, Fitness & Beauty

Tues. 22nd Oct. - Brit Floyd

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 8pm. A brand new show celebrating the amazing musical legacy of Pink Floyd. Presented by Brit Floyd. 0207 589 8212.

Wed. 23rd & 25th Oct. - Photo Walks

At Leeds Castle and Gardens, near Maidstone, Kent. With professional guidance from Robert Canis. The workshop is suitable for all ages and abilities and each walk lasts approximately three hours. 10am - 1pm or 2pm - 5pm. £40. 01622 765400.

Wed. 23rd Oct. Show of Hands with Miranda Sykes

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.

Tues. 22nd Oct - Below Stairs Tour

At St. Mary in the Castle, Hastings at 7.30pm. Triple BBC folk awards winners who have played for sell out concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall and just recently The Royal Festival Hall. Reserved seats already sold, unreserved balcony seats £19.50. 01323 841414.

Wed. 23rd Oct. - Antique Picture Auction

At Burstow and Hewett, Lower Lake, Battle. Viewing Tuesday. See p.23.

Wed. 23rd Oct. - Iron Man 3 (Cinema)

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 8pm. £5.00. 01424 229111.

Wed. 23rd Oct. - Micky Flanagan

At the Brighton Centre. 7pm. Tickets £23.50. “Shakes the rafters with laughter “ **** Evening Standard, “Gut-wrenchingly hilarious” ***** Daily Mirror, “Excellent, funny and poignant” The Observer, “Sidesplitting” The Sunday Times. 01273 290131.

Thurs. 24th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Nutcracker on Ice

At Leeds Castle, near Maidstone, Kent. 11.30am. Explore areas of the castle not normally seen by the public. Your guide will show you several rooms including the castle kitchens, state bedrooms and the servants rooms. Find out about the history of these room and what they would have been used for. Price £5 per person plus normal entry.

At the London Palladium. The imperial ice stars take to the West End, a dazzling new production of the Nutcracker On Ice. 0207 589 8212.

At the RHS Horticultural Halls, Westminster, London. The Cloudy Bay Discovery Garden which one a Silver Gilt Medal at Chelsea is being rebuilt so it can be enjoyed again.

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. The legendary ex Genesis guitarist really lives the bands golden era through tracks from his Genesis Revisited albums. 0207 589 8212.

Tues. 22nd & 23rd Oct. London Shades of Autumn Show

Tues. 22nd Oct - Jake Bugg

At the Brighton Centre. 6.30pm. £17.50. Jake has been nominated for Best Breakthrough Act at the Brits 2013, and has picked up another two nods at the NME Awards for Best Solo Act and the prestigious Best Album. 01273 290131.

Thurs. 24th Oct. - Bill Bailey

At the Brighton Centre. 6.30pm. This show has the all classic Bill Bailey elements, trademark musical mash-ups, multi-lingual riffs, films, songs, philosophizing and silliness on a grand scale. £25. 01273 290131.

Thurs. 24th Oct. - Steve Hackett

Thurs. 24th - 26th Oct. The Merry Wives of Windsor

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. Eves: 7.45pm. Fri. and Sat. mats. First published in 1602, William Shakespeare’s epic comedy is a rollicking tale of marriage, fidelity, trickery and love. 01323 412000.

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The Arlington Aesthetic Clinic Dr Peter Williams founded The Arlington Aesthetic Clinic in 2002. Peter has been a GP tutor for Eastbourne since the early 1980s and previously spent 5 years in the RAF prior to coming to Eastbourne. He, and a group of other GPs were sensitive to the effects on their patients of such changes as sun damaged skin, ageing lines on the face, unwanted hair, prominent veins on the face and legs, as well as conditions like facial redness and excessive underarm sweating. The Arlington Aesthetic Clinic offers IPL and Laser treatments as well as sclerotherapy, Liquid Nitrogen treatments and Botulinum injections for Hyperhidrosis. What’s On Magazine met up with Peter to find out more about the clinic. Peter explained “The Arlington Aesthetic Clinic’s philosophy is to ensure all patients are suitable for the treatment they wish to receive. During an initial free consultation a qualified doctor or certified nurse will assess this and will ensure you are given the most appropriate treatment which follows the latest GMC guidelines which came into effect last summer. All minor surgical treatments including Moles, Skin Tags etc are performed by a GP and these are also available on both evening and Saturday appointments.” The clinic uses the high quality Juvéderm range of fillers and Botox® range and new treatments include lip margin enhancements which last much longer than other types previously available. Nurse, Sam Lemoine (pictured below right) specialises in Botox® and Filler treatments having qualified through Cosmetic Courses. She regularly undertakes update training and is very motivated to develop her skills in a fast developing speciality. She is a member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses and has been a Registered Nurse since 1995. Peter tells us the most popular appointments now offered are anti aging treatments which appeal to a wide age range of patients. These include Botox®, dermal fillers and micro dermabrasion which stimulates natural collagen production. Micro dermabrasion is also an ideal remedy for acne scarring. As well as it’s well known use in wrinkle reduction Botox® is also an effective treatment against excessive under arm sweating. With treatments such as Spider Veins being increasingly refused on the NHS (as they are seen as cosmetic), they are becoming more called for at The Arlington Aesthetic Clinic. So what treatment is ideal for autumn? Well, because pale rather than tanned skin responds much better to IPL or Laser procedures, this is an ideal time to consider these options. Call now for your free initial consultation.

Dr Peter Williams (Left) & Nurse Sam Lemoine (right)

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Thurs. 24th Oct. - Sissinghurst Farmers Market

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

Thurs. 24th Oct. - The Magic of Motown

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 7pm. It’s back! The UK’s favourite touring Motown stage show returns with a brand-new, all-star spectacular featuring guest appearances from: George McCrae, the lead singers of legendary hit makers Rose Royce and Jimmy James and the Vagabonds. 0844 856 0202.

Thurs. 24th Oct. - The London Investor Show

Fri. 25th - 27th Oct. - MCM Comic Con

At Excel, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. Showcases the finest in films, videogames, comics, sci-fi and anime - playing host to major movie studios; top comic creators; leading games publishers and a great special guest line-up.

Fri. 25th Oct. - The Big Charity Concert

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Stalls £14 Dress Circle £12 . In aid of St. Wilfrid’s Hospice. 01323 412000.

Fri. 25th & 26th Oct. - Madame Butterfly

At Olympia, London. This exciting, one-day event and exhibition is geared towards providing education and information to traders and investors of all levels. www.

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings. 7pm. Madame Butterfly tells the tale of a teenage geisha trapped between the contrasting cultures of America and Japan. Tickets from £12 to £20. 01424 462288.

At Olympia, London. At OM Yoga Show you can visit over 200 exhibitors for training, clothing, mats, bags, book, dvds, equipment, nutrition, retreats, accessories plus lots, lots more. Try different yoga styles from a choice of over 120 classes and experience in-depth workshops with world class teachers.

At Earls Court 1, London. Kicking off their UK tour. Times to be confirmed.

At Olympia, London. The Mind Body Soul Experience weekend event is a great way to experience fun, new and exciting things, and the perfect preparation for the winter months ahead. On offer at Mind Body Soul is an eclectic collection of complementary health, spiritual awareness, and personal development. www.

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 8.30pm. £10. 01323 412000.

At Glow Bluewater, Upper Hall. Visitors can speak with experts in the field of animal behaviour plus an exciting mix of exhibitors making this a great family day out.

At the Hop Farm Country Park, near Paddock Wood. 01622 872068.

At Olympia, London. A unique experience with superb shopping, expert advice and family-friendly fun. Thousands of products from hundreds of brands are featured at the show. www.

At Ardingly College, Haywards Heath, RH17 6SQ. See p.42.

Fri. 25th - 27th Oct. - The Yoga Show

Fri. 25th - 27th Oct. Mind, Body, Soul Experience

Fri. 25th - 27th Oct. - Pet Expo

Fri. 25th - 27th Oct. - The Baby Show

Fri. 25th Oct. - The Artic Monkeys Fri. 25th Oct. - Charles Aznavour

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. The legendary French singer will be appearing for one night only for his first live concert in the UK for over 25 years. 0207 589 8212.

Fri. 25th Oct. - The Royal Marines Band

Sat. 26th & 27th Oct. - World Crazy Golf

The World Championships at the Hastings Crazy Golf Course, Hastings.

Sat. 26th Oct. - Eastbourne Farmers Market

At Communitywise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne from 10am.

Sat. 26th Oct. - Barnstormers Comedy Night Sat. 26th Oct. - Cranbrook Farmers Market

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

Sat. 26th & 27th Oct. - Weald Crafts

Sat. 26th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Craft Activities

At Penshurst Place, Tonbridge. 12 noon to 4pm. 01892 870307.

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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. Our Edwardian Residence, owned and managed by The Sims Family for over 55 years, comprises of: The Northern Hotel – a Quality in Tourism 3 Star Small Hotel & our Richmond Retirement Suites. The Retirement Accommodation is located within the same building as the Hotel allowing our Retirement Residents to enjoy the same high quality services as the hotel guests. This is a unique enterprise providing a very high standard of accommodation and services, allowing you to maintain your independent lifestyle with the comforts, warmth and security of a family home - yet without the chores of cooking and household management. With several charming lounges to enjoy, delicious restaurant meals, plus all the amenities of Bexhill on your doorstep we feel we are able to offer you the “best of both worlds”; a friendly and homely atmosphere combined with quality accommodation and cuisine. We look forward to showing you around.

What’s On Magazine 01424 870363 Available to read online or on your tablet

Derwent Residential Care Home: Residents regularly enjoy a wide range of activities and hobbies, from completing jigsaw puzzles, art and craft, listening to music and for those more able, gentle exercise or a spot of gardening. Drinks and snacks are available all day - however our residents enjoy the social aspect of midmorning and afternoon tea, coffee and biscuits. Special occasions are as important to us as they are to our residents and you will often find a birthday party with cake, balloons and banners taking place.

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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

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- 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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Almond Greenway has worked in over 22 countries over the last 40 years of his career. He has been interested in folk music, drama and acting from an early age and was inspired by folk singer Tom Paxton who he later performed alongside. Almond has travelled and worked all over the UK and even owned his own performance centre in Scotland organising childrens work and drama holidays. The centres patron was Marvin Hayes who many may remember as being one of the stars of It Ain’t Half Hot Mum. Almond even appeared in one of the episodes of this popular series. Throughout his career Almond has performed with many great names and entertained some very famous people including the Queen Mother at Westminster Abbey. Whilst living in Hong Kong he presented a British Forces Radio show with Tommy Vance and was later interviewed twice by Tommy as a guest on Tommy’s show. Other colleagues included Derek Mandell who played with George Harrison and Nick Bailey who is now well known from his shows on Classic FM. Almond is thankful that he has managed to make a career from a craft he has always enjoyed and with a repertoire of over 1,000 songs he is sure to be a popular choice to perform at your venue, function or party.

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All At Home: A family run company, with over 30 years working knowledge of all aspects of the building trade. Leading the Team are Sharon & Colin Batney. Sharon is experienced in working with children with significant disabilities, adults with learning disabilities and the elderly. She has also grown up with her brother who has severe learning difficulties and experienced the problems that families have to overcome when getting the right equipment and environment for loved ones with extra needs. Colin began his career in the building trade as a carpenter, but in over 30 years of working on all aspects of building, has developed many skills and extra qualifications. Colin has worked on Government buildings, Council projects, new builds, refurbishments, renovations and bespoke adaptations for people with special needs. Colin has very high standards, and expects all who work with him to maintain these standards too. All of the team are very competent tradesmen and women, and have a great deal of pride in their work so you have the best in your home.

Sat. 26th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Spooky Abbey

At Battle Abbey, Battle from 10am - 4pm. Creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore. £7.80 adults, £4.70 child. £20.30 family ticket. 01424 775705.

Sat. 26th Oct. - T. Wells Farmers Market

At Civic Way, Tunbridge Wells from 9am 2pm. (outside Town Hall).

Sat. 26th Oct. - Meet Amanda Holden

At Waterstones, Bluewater West, 12 noon. Amanda will be signing her autobiography, ‘No Holding Back’.

Sat. 26th Oct. - Carmina Burana

At the Royal Albert Hall at 7.30pm. Carmina Burana returns to the Hall with 400 voices in monumental harmony. Orff’s towering masterpiece Carmina Burana crowns an evening of superb music. The concert will feature: ROSSINI William Tell Overture. BRUCH Violin Concerto No.1. ORFF Carmina Burana. 0207 589 8212.

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Garden Services

Sat. 26th Oct. - Fusion 2013 Final

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7pm. Stars Foundation for Cerebral Palsy presents the Gala Final of FUSION 2013. Bringing together the best of the Performing Arts from the Fusion stages. Tickets £10.00. 01892 530613.

Branching out! Nick Danson has been a professional tree surgeon for over 20 years. Fully qualified and insured, Danson Tree Care Ltd. is the new name to trust. As a family-run business, we pride ourselves on being reliable, hard working and honourable in all that we do. “We have used Nick Danson for all of our tree surgery and husbandry and his work has always been fast, efficient and, best of all, clean. Our trees are all benefitting from his considerate and caring work.” Graham How, Hastings. Call us to arrange a no obligation quote or search Danson Tree Care on Facebook for more information.

Sat. 26th Oct. - London Baroque

At Finchcocks, Riseden, near Goudhurst. The English Muse. Music by Handel, Arne, Boyce, JCF Bach and featuring a JC Bach (arr Mozart) harpsichord concerto. Booking essential on 01580 211702.

Sat. 26th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Halloween Events

At Groombridge Place, Groombridge, near Tonbridge. The daily programme of events will be free with admission and will include all day arts and crafts workshops.

Sat. 26th Oct. - Ladies Charity Pamper Night

At St. Michael’s Village Hall, Grange Road, Tenterden at 7pm. Wonderful stalls and treatments including cards, nails, eye lashes, teeth whitening, spray tans, massage, makeovers etc. £5.00 on the night, £4.00 in advance.

Sat. 26th & 27th Oct. - Antique & Collectors Fair

At Kent Events Centre, Detling, near Maidstone. The county’s premier event for Antiques & Collectables. It is held in the John Hendry and Kent Pavilions. Also on the Showground, - shopping arcades as well as outside pitches.

Sat. 26th Oct. - 1st Nov. - Halloween Trail

At Bodiam Castle, near Robertsbridge from 11am - 3pm. All tickets £2.00. (per trail).

Sat. 26th Oct. - BLAKE In Concert

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.45pm. Expect an evening of great music and entertainment from these singers whose stunning harmonies and rat-pack banter have been entertaining audiences around the world. As well as classic songs from their three previous chart-topping and award-winning albums Blake are looking forward to performing songs from their new album ‘Start Over’. Tickets £22.00. 01323 412000.

Sat. 26th & 27th Oct. - Free Your Creativity and Get Started on Your Book

At the Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London. 10am - 5pm. A weekend masterclass lead by Phillipa Pride who is British editor for best selling author Stephen King. £399.

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Sun. 27th Oct. - Moscow Ballet - Swan Lake

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7.30pm. Originally presented, with choreography by Julius Reisinger, at the Bolshoi Theatre,Moscow 4 March 1877 but superceded by a new choreographic version by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov at the Maryinsky Theatre,St. Petersburg 8 February 1895 and subsequently established as one of the masterpieces of ballet. £15.50 to £22.50. 01424 229111.

Sun. 27th Oct. - Vintage Bus Day

At the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station. Free vintage bus routes operating to and from the Bluebell Railway. These include Brighton to Sheffield Park and Kingscote to the Ashdown Forest. 01825 720800

Sun. 27th - 31st Oct. - Halloween Fun

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

At Bewl Water, near Lamberhurst, Kent. Normal opening times for admission, Halloween entertainment will be start from 2pm and finish at 8pm. Admission £4 per person - Aged 4 and under go Free.

Sun. 27th Oct. - Diwali Festival 2013

At Trafalgar Square, London from 2pm - 7pm. The festival of lights and free entertainment including the best contemporary music and dance from community groups and professional artists. There will also be food and drink stalls and a range of other activities.

Sun. 27th Oct. - Pumpkin Day

At Goddinton House, Goddinton Lane, near Ashford. 11am - 4pm. Family fun with ghost stories, pumpkin carving, treasure hunt and games. £5 adults, £2.50 child. 01233 643854.

Sun. 27th Oct. - Bolshoi: Spartacus

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 6.30pm. Music by Aram Khachaturyan | Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich | Recorded, shown on the big screen 01892 678678.

Sun. 27th Oct. - NT Encore: Hamlet

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 2pm. National Theatre Live’s 2010 broadcast of Hamlet returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations. 01892 678678.

Sun. 27th Oct. - 60’s Gold

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Searchers P.J. Proby, The Fortunes, Brian Poole, Chip Hawkes. Still shining brightly 50 years on performing the songs that epitomised the decade. Tickets £31.40 to £33.40. 0844 871 7627.

Sun. 27th Oct. - Royal Marines Band Concert

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 3pm. 01892 530613.

Sun. 27th Oct. Johann Strauss Celebrity Concert

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. One of the world’s premier Strauss interpreters, John Georgiadis will provide an evening of entertainment and fun conducting the Strauss Celebrity Orchestra. Tickets £18.00 to £20.00. 01323 412000.

Sun. 27th Oct. - Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen

At the Hailsham Pavilion, 7.30pm with special guest Grace Petrie. £19.50. Mercury nominated and eight times BBC Folk Awards winner Eliza is joined by Grammy nominated Tim Eriksen. 01323 841414.

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Pets and Wildlife

Sun. 27th Oct. - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: The Great Classics: Grand Opera Gala

Tues. 29th Oct. - 1st Nov. - Bluesfest 2013

At the Royal Albert Hall, 3pm. British soprano Claire Rutter, Baritone Stephen Gadd and classic Brit award nominee Gardar Thor Cortes star in the return of the fantastic grand opera gala. 0207 589 8212.

Mon. 28th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Kids For a Quid

At the Royal Albert Hall, London. A festival celebrating music, inspired by the Blues, featuring names like Ronnie Wood, Robert Plant, Bobby Womack, Chris Rear and Van Morrison.

Tues. 29th Oct. - Really Wild Art Workshop

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 1.30pm. 01892 530613.

Tues. 29th Oct. - Futuropolis

On the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station. 01825 720800.

Mon. 28th Oct. - Halloween Creations

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 10am - 4pm. £70. Using the theme of Halloween for your inspiration, come and have fun creating your own sculptures. You will find out about the celebratory ‘Day of the Dead’ festival to, which takes place in Mexico around the same time. 01424 229111.

Mon. 28th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Go Batty at Hever

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 10am - 5pm. Free event. Award-winning Big Draw artist, Sheridan Quigley, is building us a huge prototype 3D city for you to draw on. Bring your big ideas and see the future develop over the three days of this great event. 01424 229111.

Tues. 29th -30th Oct. - Jessie J

At the 02 Arena, Docklands, London. 6.30pm. 0844 8560202.

Wed. 30th Oct. - 2nd Nov. - Guys and Dolls

At Hever Castle, near Edenbridge, Kent. Bring your torches & Dress up! This is a family event aimed at children of school age (5-15). Activates include entertainment, crafts and traditional Halloween trail. 01732 865224

At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings. Eves: 7.30pm. Thurs. and Sat. Mats: 2.30pm. Based on Damon Runyon’s humorous short stories about the gangsters and lowlifes of New York’s underworld. This lively musical is packed with hit songs. 01424 462288.

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 11am and 1.30pm. CBeebies’ favourite double act is bringing songs, rhymes, comedy sketches and lots of joining in for all the family. 01892 530613.

At the Assembly Hall Theatre, T. Wells at 7.30pm. 01892 530613.

Tues. 29th Oct. - Chris and Puis Roadshow

Tues. 29th Oct. - Paul Carrack

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. 7.30pm. Fresh from a worldwide tour as featured artiste with old friend, Eric Clapton, to link up with his own amazing Sheffield-based band, to perform songs from his vast catalogue. £29.50 to £39.50. 01323 412000.

Wed. 30th Oct. - Jethro

Wed. 30th Oct. - 3rd Nov. - Hansel and Gretel

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. Narrated by the world-weary Crow who ate all the crumbs, this is a highly entertaining half-term family show, packed full of action and energetic storytelling. 6yrs+. 01892 678678.

Wed. 30th Oct. - Halloween Makeup

At Penshurst Place, near Tonbridge from 9.30am - 11.30am. Workshop designed for older children aged 7+. 01892 870307.

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Birds of a Feather Still probably peoples favourite garden bird the Robin has again been entertaining me both at home and at the shop. Now singing to proclaim their territories it is a joy to watch and hear this super little bird sorting out who lives where. Some of course need to migrate a short distance to set up their new territories, they only have a life span of just 2/3 years so getting prime locations is always a priority. Both the males and females are identical so skirmishes are fought out with only the Robin knowing who to fight off and who to woo. They occasionally sing around street lighting at night so can be

Wed. 30th Oct. - General Antique Auction

mistaken for Nightingales at the start of the breeding season. Robins have adapted well over the last few thousand years to take advantage of the human rise to dominate the planet. First recorded back in Anglo Saxon times but believed (by fossil evidence) to date back some 100 thousand years. It is estimated around 6 million Robins have breeding territories in the U.K.

Allan ..... feathers wild bird care.

Thurs. 31st Oct. - Billy Ocean

At Burstow and Hewett, Station Road, Battle. Viewing on Tuesday. See main advertisement on page 23.

At the Indig02 Arena, Docklands, London. 7pm. The legendary Billy Ocean, with Special guests Woman. 0844 856 0202.

At the Community Centre, Polegate. Comedy presented by The Polegate C.A. Drama Group. 01323 483348.

At the Royal Albert Hall, London. Part of the Bluesfest London. One of the UK’s most respected singers. 0207 589 8212. 7.30pm.

At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne presented by Young EODS. Eves: 7.45pm. Sat. mat. 2.30pm. £12. 01323 412000.

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.45pm. Joe Pasquale takes on the role of Sherlock Holmes. As one of the UK’s top stand ups Joe brings mirthful merriness to proceedings, but will he be skating on thin ice?! With Ben Langley as Doctor Watson and Andrew Fettes as everyone else. Well worth an investigation. 0844 871 7627.

Wed. 30th Oct. - 1st Nov. - See How They Run Wed. 30th Oct. - 2nd Nov. - A Christmas Carol Wed. 30th Oct. - Vampires Rock

At the Theatre Royal Brighton. 7.30pm. Celebrating its 10th year as one of the best touring productions show Steve Steinman once again plays the supremely evil Baron Von Rockula. 0844 871 7627.

Wed. 30th Oct. - 2nd Nov. - Bugsy Malone

At the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne presented by the Rattonians Youth Group. Eves: 7.30pm. Thurs. and Sat. Mats. 2.30pm. Tickets £12. 01323 412000.

Wed. 30th Oct. - 3rd Nov. Country Living Magazine Christmas

At the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington. soak up the magic of the festive season , enjoy a great day’s shopping and leave with a hoard of heavenly gifts. The Fairs bring together hundreds of exhibitors from all over the UK in a festive extravaganza of quality and craftsmanship.

Wed. 30th Oct.- 3rd Nov. The Ski and Snowboard Show

At Earls Court, London. The show is jam packed with new features and returning favourites to create the ultimate day out for winter sports fans. From new experiences to spectacular stunts the show will certainly whet your appetite for your next adventure in the snow. Wed: 12pm-7pm, Thu: 11am-9:30pm, Fri: 11am-7pm, Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: 10am-6pm.

Wed. 30th Oct. - Van Morrison

At the Royal Albert Hall, London at 7.30pm. Part of Bluesfest 2013. VIP stall packages still available. Main seating sold out. 0207 589 8212.

Thurs. 31st Oct. - NT Encore Frankenstein

At the Trinity Theatre, T. Wells. 7.30pm. National Theatre Live’s 2011 broadcast ofFrankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations. 01892 678678.

Thurs. 31st Oct. - Chris Rea

Thurs. 31st Oct. - Ha Ha Holmes

Fri. 1st - 3rd Nov. The Gadget Show Live at Christmas

At Earls Court, London. Open 9am - 6pm. Far more than just an exhibition, Gadget Show Live @ Christmas offers plenty of features for all ages. The Game and Toy Zones have the very best tech on the market this festive season. Both Zones feature stages which will give you a chance to see the tech in action.

Sat. 2nd Nov. - Adam Hills

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 8pm. ‘Stand up so effortlessly brilliant you wonder why some comedians even get out of bed’ - The Guardian. £16. 01424 229111.

Sat. 2nd Nov. - Back With A Bang

At Alexandra Palace, Woodgreen, London. From 2pm to 11pm. The Ally Pally will host a stunning firework display created by Star Fireworks, the recently crowned 2013 British Firework Champions, plus a family funfair, a buzzing street food village, a German bier festival and special ice skating sessions.

Sat. 2nd Nov. - An Evening with Ralph McTell

At St. Mary in the Castle, Hastings at 7.30pm. One of the great story tellers who is now celebrating more than 40 years on the road and an extensive back catalogue of over 350 songs including the famous ‘Streets of London’. Tickets £19.50 to £21.50. 01323 841414.

Sun. 3rd Nov. - Lisa Stansfield

At the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. 7pm. Following her sell out European tour earlier this year Lisa Stansfield is releasing her long awaited new album ‘Seven’on the 7th of October 2013. Tickets £27.50 to £99. 01424 229111.

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What's on in kent and east sussex plus major london exhibitions and trade fairs celebrity features restaurant guide and social events


What's on in kent and east sussex plus major london exhibitions and trade fairs celebrity features restaurant guide and social events