April 2018

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Today @ 16:45 to 31 December 2018 17:45

Chair Yoga Courses (St Andrews Church Centre, Church Lane, Ferring)

Come and try out these gentle seated stretches to ease stiffness, aches and pains in muscles and joints. Breathing exercises will calm, refresh, energize and strengthen you. The blissful guided relaxations will help you find inner peace. 6 week ongoing courses cost £33.Come along for a class to see if it is for you £5.50. A warm welcome awaits you. I have been serving Ferring for five years. I am fully registered and insured. Please call me, Janette, on 01903 216492, 07904130446 or email jrelaxmb@yahoo.co.uk
Event organiser: Janette Mind and Body Connections

Today to 4 May 2018

Generations and Journeys: Sussex Rediscovered (Littlehampton Museum)

Local artist Cat McLelland returns to the museum in March 2018. Cat's striking paintings will look at the relationship between the past and the present, and how both can exist at once. As part of the museums 'Meet the Artist' programme, Cat will be running two art workshops for visitors on 24th March and 28th April. If you would like to learn more about how to book your place, please contact Littlehampton Museum: www.littlehamptonmuseum.co.uk
Event organiser: Cat McLelland

Today @ 12:00 to 28 October 2018 16:00

Littlehampton Miniature Railway (Mewsbrook Park, Norfolk Gardens, Littlehampton)

Littlehampton Miniature Railway is back for its 2018 season. The railway will be open every weekend and Wednesday to Sunday in school holidays. For more information, visit www.littlehamptonminiaturerailway.com
Event organiser: Littlehampton Miniature Railway

Today @ 10:30 to 31 April 2018 17:00

Pier Road Coffee & Art - New Exhibition (1-2 Pier Road, Littlehampton BN17 5BA)

Pier Road Coffee & Art change their exhibitions every month, with new work from remaining artists and an influx of new artists across the walls and craft boxes.
Event organiser: Pier Road Coffee & Art

Today to 21 April 2018

Turn of the Screw (Connaught Theatre, Worthing)

This thrilling production of Henry James’ much-loved classic ghost story is faithful to the original and captures its much-celebrated ambiguity. Set in 1840, a young governess agrees to look after two orphans, a boy and a girl, in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But, shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. The Governess will risk everything to keep the children safe, even if it means giving herself up to the Others. Years later, confronted by the past she is compelled to account for what actually happened to her and those under her protection. Tickets for Turn of the Screw are available from the Worthing Theatres box office on 01903 206206 and online at worthingtheatres.co.uk.
Event organiser: Worthing Theatres

Today @ 19:30 to 21 April 2018 19:30

Nightmare: a Mystery Thriller (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton )

Marion Bishop, a wealthy, elderly, author, is frail. A kind neighbour takes care of her until the neighbour has to go away for a while. Marion’s GP recommends a nurse to look after her. Mysterious phone calls and the appearance of Marion’s nephew, set off a nightmare situation of deceit, suspicion and blackmail, before an ingenious​ ​twist​ ​brings​ ​a​ surprising​ ​close.
Event organiser: Stage-Door Theatre Company

Today @ 14:15

Ferring Flower Cub monthly meeting (Ferring Village Hall)

Do you love flowers? Enjoy outings? Making friends? We are a NAFAS affiliated flower club and meet monthly on Friday afternoons. We offer the chance to sit and watch professional flower demonstrations, the opportunity to learn new skills, friendship, outings and more.
Refreshments are served and a warm welcome is extended to all. Visitors pay £4 for admission on the door. For more information, contact Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Today @ 19:30 to 21:00

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing BN14 8DU)

The West Sussex Geological Society presents a talk given by Norman Moles from Brighton University, about '222 years after Ireland's gold rush: identifying the bedrock sources of gold placers in Wicklow'. This is followed by questions and refreshments. Why not come along and join us? We also have a full programme of field trips for 2018. Further details are available on www.wsgs.org.uk or phone 01903 209140.
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 21 April 2018

St George's Party - CANCELLED (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

Prepare to celebrate our National Day by dancing the night away to classic disco hits hosted by DJ Nass. Dress code (if you wish) is a patriotic red, white and blue with a prize for the best dressed. Bring your own wine and beer (plastic glasses supplied), soft drinks and water will be available to buy. Tickets priced at only £8 will be on sale from 10th March at Seaview Stores and Just Because (formerly Treats 'n' Treasures) both in Sea Road, East Preston.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 08:30 to 09:15

Saturday Bootcamp Ferring (Glebelands Centre, Greystoke Road, Ferring, BN12 5JL)

Join Total Fitness Experts for a morning indoor bootcamp in Ferring. The bootcamp varies weekly to keep it interesting, but the outcome will always be the same: to burn calories and strengthen muscles. This class is suitable for everyone, but you must be aged 16 upwards. This is a judgement-free zone for men and women, so everyone is invited. Entry is £7.50 per class.
Event organiser: Total Fitness Experts

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 09:30 to 12:00

Open Morning (Ferring Dental Practice, 70 Ferring Street, Ferring, West Sussex, BN12 5JP)

It's that time of year again when we would like to open our doors to everyone and invite you in to have a nosy at our practice, meet the team, ask any dental related questions you may have, and to see what is new here at Ferring Dental Practice. There will be a new patient special offer saving of £20 if you wish to join us, accompanied by tea, coffee and canapes. The first 20 will get a goody bag, too! We look forward to seeing you there!
Event organiser: Ferring Dental Practice

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 10:00 to 22 April 2018 18:00

Worthing Eco Open Houses (Worthing)

Transition Town Worthing are organising Worthing Eco Open Houses.
The event will link up energy and water saving, waste and recycling, flood prevention and awareness raising and is once again kindly sponsored by Operation Watershed and Henry House.

Houses and other venues will be open to the public so visitors can see real examples of those who have found ways to live more sustainable lives, saving money on fuel bills and helping cut CO2 at the same time. The event is free and very popular so come along and be inspired! Details are available on Transition Town Worthing's website http://www.ttworthing.org/ with links to case studies and an online brochure. Hard copies of the brochure are available at St Paul's, Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1EE.
Event organiser: Transition Town Worthing

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 10:30 to 12:30

Councillors Surgery (Rustington Library, Claigmar Road)

West Sussex County Councillor Daniel Purchese, Arun District Councillor Philippa Bower and Rustington Parish Councillor Mrs Pauline Gregory will all be available to hear your views and for you to share your concerns with. For more information, visit www.rustingtonpc.org
Event organiser: Rustington Parish Council

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 10:30 to 12:30

Spring Fayre (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring WI are having a spring fayre. There will be many stalls, selling good quality toys, cakes, jewellery, books and DVDs, as well as a tombola and more. Entrance is 50p, which includes tea or coffee and biscuits. Please come and support us to make it as successful as last time. Visit www.facebook.com/Ferring-WI-afternoon-group-222238131513019/ for details.
Event organiser: Ferring WI

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 12:30 to 14:30

Girls Golf Rocks (Golfers Lane, Angmering BN16 4NB)

Girls Golf Rocks is a free two hour taster session at Rustington Golf Centre for girls aged five to 18 years. Girls, why not come and join us and learn to play golf in a way that rocks! This will be a relaxed and fun way to experience golf. Come in comfy clothing, trainers are ideal.
To book, visit our website: https://www.getintogolf.org/club/rustington-golf-centre/
Event organiser: Kat Chaszczewski, Advanced PGA Golf Professional

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 13:30 to 16:00

Mod Mums' 50th Anniversary Celebration (Rustington Methodist Church)

All members and crèche ladies past and present are invited to attend our golden jubilee party.
Tickets £15 and can be purchased by emailing modmums@hotmail.com for details or by sending your cheque and contact information to mod Mums, CO Rustington Methodist Church, Claigmar Rd, Rustington, BN16 2NL
Event organiser: Mod Mums

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 19:30

Arun Choral Society Presents Mozart’s Mass in C Minor (Arundel Cathedral)

Arun Choral will be singing the version with the double choir. In addition, they will perform Faure Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine.Tickets are £15 (half price for students and under 18s) from ACS Box Office: 01243 866469, boxoffice@arunchoralsociety.co.uk or www.arunchoralsociety.co.uk
Event organiser: Arun Choral Society

Sunday 22 April 2018 - 14:00 to 16:30

Art in the Garden Room: Drawing with Cat (Garden Room, Rustington Museum)

Draw trees, flowers or a subject of your choice using mixed media, with local artist, Cat McLelland.
Event organiser: Rustington Community Partnership

Monday 23 April 2018 - 14:00 to 15:00

Tea at 2 (East Preston Library)

Tea at 2. Join us for a drink and biscuits. Drop in and say hello. Weekly on Mondays (except Bank Holidays) from 2.00pm to 3.00pm.
Event organiser: East Preston Library

Tuesday 24 April 2018 - 14:30

Rustington Club for the Visually Impaired Meeting (Coffee Lounge, Rustington Methodist Church)

There will be a talk on the ‘Voice of Progress’: the talking newspaper for the blind and visually impaired. This will be followed by their AGM. The club welcomes new members to their happy ranks. Subscription is £10 per year. Transport could be arranged if necessary. Please do pop in or contact the secretary on 01903 782275.
Event organiser: Rustington Club for the Visually Impaired

Tuesday 24 April 2018 - 19:30 to 21:30

Shakespeare Soup by Actors Emeritus (Mill Road, Arundel, BN18 9PA)

An entertaining blend of poetry, plays, sonnets and lyrics with pinches of additional herbs and a little bacon for flavouring, served by:
Deva Armstrong, Yvette Byrne, Brian E Cook, Lucy Moore, Nigel Ramage, Diane Somerville and Francis Wright. Entry is £10 members, £15 for non-members. The bar will be open. Call 01903 885866, email office@arundelmuseum.org or visit www.arundelmuseum.org
Event organiser: Arundel Museum

Wednesday 25 April 2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

Knit & Natter Group (East Preston Library, The Street, BN16 1JJ)

Every Wednesday, bring along your latest crafty projects to work on over a drink and a chat. Knitting, sewing, crochet, needlework etc. All crafts and abilities welcome. Bring a group of friends or come and meet some new ones. Children and grandchildren are welcome too in our friendly children’s library. Free to attend - just drop in! Contact East Preston Library on 01903 786118 for more information.
Event organiser: East Preston Library

Wednesday 25 April 2018 - 14:15 to 16:00

Quiz Night with Keith (Look and Sea Centre)

Quiz Nights are £13.50 from January and will include a choice of meal, entrance to the quiz and a cash prize for the winner. Please call 01903 718984 to book.
Event organiser: Look and Sea Centre

Wednesday 25 April 2018 - 19:30 to 21:30

Rusti Belles WI Monthly Meeting (St Peter and St Paul Church Hall, The Street, Rustington)

An evening of fun, friendship and learning with tea and homemade cakes at Rusti Belles WI. We are a progressive evening WI who run an informal style of meeting, based around the interests of our members. All women aged 18 years and over are welcome to join us. Our programme of events and activities is available on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/rustibelleseveningwi and you can contact us on rustibelleswi@gmail.com
Event organiser: Rusti Belles WI

Wednesday 25 April 2018 - 20:00

GIN Meeting (St Andrew’s Church Hall, Ferring)

The April meeting of the club will be a talk by Brian Freeland, entitled ‘A Stage Manager’s View From the Wings’. We are a ladies group who meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information contact: Janet Card, 244148; Chris Shaw, 500157; Feona Clarke, 244164.
Event organiser: GIN

Thursday 26 April 2018 - 10:30 to 11:30

Stay Steady (50 Ferring Street, Ferring, BN12 5JP)

Stay Steady, our chair-based exercise class runs every Thursday in our new offices. Classes aim to improve strength, balance and coordination. Classes are every Thursday and are £4 per session. Anyone welcome!
Event organiser: Abbeyfield Ferring

Thursday 26 April 2018 - 14:30

Rustington Society of Floral Art (Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

Join the group for a demonstration by Gill Sadler: 'Inspired by....'. The Competition this month is 'April Showers'. There will also be refreshments, a raffle and the sales table. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit rsfa.weebly.com/meetings.html
Event organiser: Rustington Society of Floral Art

Friday 27 April 2018 - 11:45 to 13:00

Lecture Lunch - Wandering in Flanders Fields - Melanie Gibson - Barton (Look and Sea Centre)

Lecture Lunches are £12.50 and include soup or a sandwich. Lectures, Maritime Mondays and Tea Time talks include tea or coffee on arrival, lecture and a tour of galleries. Please call 01903 718984 to book.
Event organiser: Look and Sea Centre

Friday 27 April 2018 - 14:30 to 16:30

Dark Skies in the South Downs (Ferring Village Hall)

For our April meeting, we welcome Dan Oakley (South Downs National Park lead) who will talk to regarding 'Dark Skies in the South Downs'. This will be followed by a short AGM. After a break for refreshments, Tricia Hall will deliver her Nature Notes and Ed Miller will conclude the meeting with an update on any planning issues. Admission is £2 for members and £3 for visitors to include tea and biscuits.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group

Saturday 28 April 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00

The Design of Energy (Clapham & Patching Village Hall)

A one day workshop of holistic and shamanic nurturing and fun for women. We will be exploring and experiencing healing our chakras, crystal meditation, shamanic ceremony and visualisation, singing and dancing and more. Cost is £50 for the day. Contact: www.spiralrainbow.wixsite.com/shamanka or Facebook: Spiral Rainbow Shamanka, for more information or to book a place.
Event organiser: Spiral Rainbow

Saturday 28 April 2018 - 18:30

Shuffleboard Evening (Rustington)

Rustington Twinning are back with their popular shuffleboard evening in April. For more information, visit www.rustingtontwinning.org.uk
Event organiser: Rustington Twinning Association

Saturday 28 April 2018 - 20:30

DD Band Live Music Evening Event (RBL Social Club, Sea Road, East Preston, BN16 1JL)

The DD Band play the popular songs of the decades. Good music with a sensibly priced bar makes this a great event. Entry is free. Not a member of the Royal British Legion Social Club yet? Come along and see for yourself what the club is all about!
Event organiser: Royal British Legion Social Club

MAY 2018

Tuesday 1 May 2018 - 10:15 to 11:45

Ferring Probus Club Coffee Morning (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Members get together to talk about the social programme and other matters relating to the club. Invariably, there is a guest speaker who will give a short talk about a local or topical issue. Visit www.ferringprobusclub.co.uk for more information.
Event organiser: John Johnson

Tuesday 1 May 2018 - 19:30 to 21:00

Talk by Ronnie Archer-Morgan (BBC's Antique Roadshow) (Worthing Lecture Theatre (below main library) )

We are a small friendly club that meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Worthing Lecture Theatre. Each month we have a guest speaker. Ronnie Archer-Morgan will be making a welcome return this month, just one of three speakers from the BBC's Antique Roadshow this year. The talk is 'The Western Influence on Tribal Art'.
All are welcome to attend £5 per talk or join for just £30 pa.
For more info call 07984403890 or email worthingantiqueclub@yahoo.co.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Antique, Arts & Collectors Club

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - 19:00

Frailty and New Approaches to its Management (Willow Green Surgery, East Preston)

The next Patient Link talk will be given by Dr Stewart Wright and Dr Mark Lee. This should be of interest to all of us so put a note in your diary now. For more information, visit www.willowgreensurgery.co.uk
Event organiser: Patient Link

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

Free Health Talk (Willow Green Surgery)

Patient Link, the charity working with Willow Green Surgery, will be hosting a talk entitled "What is Frailty and what can we do about it" given by Dr Stewart Wright and Dr Mark Lee from 7pm on Wednesday 2nd May. With an ageing population it is increasingly important to take responsibility for our own well-being to ensure an active and fulfilling later life.This talk is free and open to all, not just patients of Willow Green Surgery www.willowgreensurgery.co.uk
Event organiser: Patient Link

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - 19:30

East Preston Floral Club Demonstration (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1JN)

East Preston Floral Club meet each month for a flower arranging demonstration. For May's meeting, Pamela Welch will be giving a demonstration called, ‘Less is More’. The competition will be ‘Contrasts of Nature’. Tea or coffee will be available, as well as the monthly flower raffle and sales table. The club also holds workshops and outings. If you’re interested in becoming a member or just finding out more, call 01903 773017 or 07900 815969, visit www.epfloralclub.co.uk or find the club on Facebook: www.facebook.com/EastPrestonFloralClub
Event organiser: East Preston Floral Club

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - 19:30

AGM (King’s Suite, Angmering Village Hall, Angmering)

Angmering Horticultural Society’s AGM will be followed by fun and games and something to eat and drink. For more information, visit angmeringhorticulture.co.uk
Event organiser: Angmering Horticultural Society

Thursday 3 May 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

The Magic of the Musicals (Glebelands Centre, Greystoke Road, Ferring BN12 5JL)

Ferring Retirement Club's Terry Clough Choir will be presenting their spring concert, 'The Magic of the Musicals'. All are welcome and the entry fee of £2 includes refreshments during the interval. As always, there will be something for everyone in this varied programme, with popular favourites to sing along to, some unusual arrangements of familiar songs and a few surprise items to amuse you! So do come along - there's no need to book and we are sure you will find it is a delightful way to spend a Thursday afternoon!
Event organiser: Ferring Retirement Club

Thursday 3 May 2018 - 19:30

Ferring Horticultural Society (Ferring Village Hall)

Our speaker for May is Mrs Mary Holiday-Bishop who will be talking about Joseph Banks and Captain Cook. Visitors are welcome. Further details from Sandy Dall on 01903 248000.
Event organiser: Roger Wilde

Friday 4 May 2018 - 19:30

Ferring History Group (Ferring Viillage Hall)

James Sainsbury, archaeologist at Worthing Museum, gives a talk to Ferring History Group about John Pull, the amateur Worthing archaeologist. Disdained by the establishment, he made some of the area's most significant discoveries, at Blackpatch and Cissbury Hill. Free to members; guests pay £3 for entry at the door. See our website for full details: www.ferringhistorygroup.co.uk
Event organiser: Ferring History Group

Friday 4 May 2018 - 19:30

Worthing Astronomers Meeting (Ferring Village Hall, Ferring)

Tea, coffee and squash are included. If you are interested in coming along to see what they are all about, then visit their website for further information: www.worthingastronomers.org.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Astronomers

Saturday 5 May 2018 - 10:00 to 12:30

Plant Sale with Coffee Morning (Angmering Village Hall, Station Road, Angmering)

Come and buy your spring and summer plants at unbeatable prices. There will be tea, coffee and cake sales, as well as a raffle. The event is being held in support of Angmering In Bloom.
Event organiser: Angmering In Bloom

Tuesday 8 May 2018 - 19:00

Evening Talk: the Not so Idle Women of the Canals (Durrington Community Centre)

Sue Fennel will be talking about the lives of the 'not so idle' women of the canals for Worthing Friendship Centre.
Event organiser: June Cooper

Thursday 10 May 2018 - 14:30 to 16:00

Gilbert and Sullivan - an Illustrated Talk with Music (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Ave, Rustington)

Between 1871 and 1896, W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan collaborated on 14 comic operas which remain popular today. Ian Gledhill, whose professional theatre experience includes directing the work of G & S, presents a talk about the lives and work of this famous successful musical partnership, with music from many of their operas. All are welcome at this Rustington Heritage Association talk – members £1, visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Thursday 10 May 2018 - 14:30

Gilbert and Sullivan: an Illustrated Talk with Music (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Ave, Rustington)

Between 1871 and 1896, W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan collaborated on 14 comic operas, which remain popular today. Ian Gledhill, whose professional theatre experience includes directing the work of Gilbert and Sullivan, presents a talk about the lives and work of this famous successful musical partnership, with music from many of their operas. All are welcome at this Rustington Heritage Association talk – members pay £1 for entry, visitors £3 (pay at the door). Email harry.clark29@btinternet.com for further details.
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

April 2018