Worthing Ice Rink (Steyne Gardens, Worthing)
The fully covered ice rink ensures fun whatever the weather. There will be special sessions during off peak times for younger children (under four years) to have a go when the ice is quiet. All ages over four years are welcome to skate, no matter the level of ability. There is a café offering hot drinks and snacks so skaters and non-skaters alike can enjoy the atmosphere in the warmth of the giant marquee. Visit http://worthingicerink.com/wp/ for more information.
Event organiser: Worthing Ice Rink
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)
The Barnaby family circus, run by Ma Barnaby her son Barney and daughter Goldilocks, is visiting the village of Tumbledown and are welcomed by the local villagers and Town Mayor. Visit http://lmcs.productions/ for more information.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Players Operatic Society
Hypopressives Workshop (Guide Hut, Lashmar Road, East Preston)
Do you have a bad back? A hernia? Prolapse? Core weakness? Come along and learn about Hypopressives - a 'deep core' workout using a specific breathing technique within physical postures. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Strengthen your core, your pelvic floor, your back and abdominals! Please contact for further information. Call 07971573506, email firstname.lastname@example.org. (Further workshops in March and April.)
Event organiser: Let's Breathe
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
Littlehampton Sports Forum Meeting (Manor House, Church Street, Littlehampton)
The next meeting of the Sports Forum is in January. To find out more, visit www.littlehampton-tc.gov.uk/sports-forum or to join the mailing list to receive agendas and minutes email email@example.com
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council
Ladies Ten Pin Bowling (AMF Bowling, Worthing)
We are a group of ladies that play two games on Tuesday mornings, (except during school holidays). Entry is £7, which includes shoe hire. You do not need any experience. If you would like to come along and give it a try, please do! For more information, you can contact Cathy on 01903 368843 or 07981 363786. Don't be shy; give it a try!
Event organiser: Cathy Snoussi
Worthing Camera Club Meeting (Quaker House, 34 Mill Road, Worthing)
Interested in photography? Join Worthing Camera Club at their weekly meetings, meet the club members and see if you like them. 16-18 year olds pay a reduced joining fee of £20 and £1 on the door and need to be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.worthingcameraclub.org.uk or find them on Facebook: Worthing Camera Club.
Event organiser: Worthing Camera Club
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
Pilates Class (Rustington)
Interested in trying Pilates? Come and join these weekly local classes. Booking is essential. Contact Rachael on 07506971817 to book in for an introductory session!
Event organiser: Lengthen Pilates
Alpha Course (St Margaret's Church Hall)
Alpha is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith. The sessions include a meal, a short talk about the Christian faith, followed by discussion at the end where you can share your thoughts. For full details and sign up go to the Alpha page on the church website: www.stmargaretsangmering.church/alpha
or call the Church Office on 01903 784459.
Event organiser: St Margaret's Church, Angmering
GIN Meeting (St Andrew’s Church Hall)
GIN’s January speaker is Lisa Johnston, who is going to tell the group about the wonderful work of the Mercy Ships. For more information contact Janet Card on 244148, or Chris Shaw on 500157.
Event organiser: GIN
Zumba Class (Ferring Village Hall)
Zumba classes are a great way to keep fit and have fun. Classes are set to Latin and International rhythms with easy to follow moves, with a fully-qualified female instructor. Classes run every Thursday morning and are £5.50 for each 45 minute session.
Event organiser: GINA WILSON
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
Rusti Belles WI Monthly Meeting (St Peter and St Paul Church Hall, The Street, Rustington)
Come along and enjoy an evening of friendship, fun and learning, with tea/coffee and cake thrown in (we just ask for a donation). We are an informal and progressive WI and welcome all women over 18 years of age; your first visit is free. We have a mixed programme of speakers and activities as well as various clubs and outings. You can see our full programme at www.facebook.com/rustibelleseveningwi
Event organiser: Rusti Belles WI
Coastal British Columbia - a Wildlife Extravaganza (Village Hall, Ferring St, Ferring)
For Ferring Conservation Group's first meeting of the year, we welcome Lee Morgan from Lutra Wildlife and Wilderness (Canada). Lee assists in the running of professionally guided wildlife, natural history and photographic tours and will give an illustrated talk entitled ‘Coastal British Columbia – a Wildlife Extravaganza’. Tricia Hall will update us with news of local wildlife sightings and Ed Miller will advise us of any planning issues. Admission will be £2 for members and £3 for visitors, which includes tea and biscuits.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group
Big Garden Birdwatch (Various)
This year’s Big Garden Birdwatch takes place in January and all you need is a pen, paper, an hour and a comfy seat. Cup of tea and biscuit are optional! For full details on how to take part and identification tips, check out the RSPB’s website: www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch where you will also find a handy online counter!
Event organiser: RSPB
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
Littlehampton Town Artisan Market (Littlehampton High Street)
Artists, local producers and creators, artisan craft makers, antiques, antiquarian books, busking, performance and all the colourful characters which make up the local coastline and downlands around us along the South Coast. We will be very open and keen for buskers and performers to grace our High Street with a kaleidoscope of entertainment. A chance for locals and visitors alike to gain a fresh understanding of the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town. Visit https://www.facebook.com/LittlehamptonArtisan/
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council
Friends of Ferring AGM (Ferring Retirement Club)
The AGM of Friends of Ferring will be followed by light refreshments and a speaker from the National Coastwatch. Everyone is welcome. Doors open at 10.45am for an 11am start. This is your chance to find out more about Friends of Ferring and the voluntary work it does. The National Coastwatch is a national charity and its work is vital to the safety of many users of the sea.
Event organiser: Gaynor Platt
Paul Winner Sketch Day (Mill Road, Arundel, BN18 9PA)
Come along to meet the artist during his exhibition at Arundel Museum. Sketches can be drawn of you by Paul for £10! For more information, phone 01903 885866, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.arundelmuseum.org
Event organiser: Arundel Museum
Patterns of Evidence, Exodus (Angmering Baptist Church, Angmering)
Part two of a filmmaker's investigation into the historicity of the biblical account. For more information, visit http://www.angmeringbaptist.org.uk/
Event organiser: Angmering Baptist Church
Bohemian Rhapsody (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)
Tickets are on sale from Seaview Stores, Dizzy and Just Because. All profits will go to local causes. Popcorn, snacks, soft drinks and wine will be on sale, with raffle prizes kindly donated by local traders. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/eastprestonfilmsociety
Event organiser: East Preston Film Society
FREE Martial Arts Demonstration (Littlehampton United Church Hall, 1 High Street)
We are hosting a FREE demonstration, open to the public, in the style of Wing Chun Kung Fu. It will cover the basic principles of Wing Chun, as well as how the style can be used within other styles. We will also welcome questions at the end. The venue is extremely close to Littlehampton train station, and there is free parking at St Martins Carpark Seating will be available For further queries, please email email@example.com or contact 07745196899
Event organiser: Steve Truman
Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)
An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. Followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo
Quiz Night (Royal British Legion Club, The Street, East Preston)
Enjoy a fun quiz night at the Royal British Legion Club. Entry fee is £4 per person with a maximum of five to a table. There will be a cash bar, raffle, nibbles on each table and prizes for the winning team. All proceeds in aid of St Barnabas House Hospice. Tickets available from from Seaview Stores and Just Because … (both in Sea Road, East Preston) or phone 01903 785319. Organised by East Preston Friends of St Barnabas.
Event organiser: East Preston Friends of St Barnabas
Open Day (Angmering Baptist Church)
Our open day includes displays concerning what we are about, refreshments and activities for small children. Live music will also feature with Lorna Sivyour playing violin to classical accompaniment (10.30am-11am) and Marshall and Barnes playing popular songs that feature saxophone including 'Baker Street' and 'Just the Two of Us' (11.30am-12pm, repeated at 1.30pm-2pm). Entry is free of charge.
Event organiser: David Barnes
Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)
This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski
Ground Cover (King's Suite, Angmering Village Hall, Station Road)
For this meeting of Angmering Horticultural Club, Geoff Hawkins will be giving suggestions for plants which help reduce the need for weeding - an absolute must for all gardeners! Visit http://angmeringhorticulture.co.uk/ for more information
Event organiser: Angmering Horticultural Club
Worthing Antique, Arts and Collectors Club (Worthing Lecture Theatre )
Established in 1968, we are a small friendly club that meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Each month, we have a guest speaker, this month it is Thomas Plant auctioneer, from the BBC's Bargain Hunt.
The talk is 'Auctioning Film Props'. All are welcome to attend. Entry is £5 for non-members or £30 for the year. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07984 403890.
Event organiser: Worthing Antique Club
Gardens of Europe II (Methodist Church Hall Claigmar Road Rustington)
Sue Hett will be giving us the second of her illustrated, personal guides to 'Gardens of Europe'. Visitors and new members are always very welcome. Membership is £20 per year or visitors' fee is £3.50 at the door (refundable on joining). Contact Sue Phillips 01903 782030.
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club
Ferring Horticultural Society (Ferring Village Hall)
Come along to our 61st Annual General Meeting and have your say on proposed changes. There is a photographic competition on mushrooms, toadstools and fungi (max size 7 x 5in no borders). Further details from Brian Rolfe on 01903 243513.
Event organiser: Roger Wilde
Arun District Council Chairman's Charity Coffee Morning (Litttlehampton Shopmobility, 1 - 5 St Martin's Lane, Littlehampton BN17 6BS)
Fundraising Coffee Morning in aid of Bognor Regis and Littlehampton Shopmobility Schemes (ADC Chairman's Joint Charities of his year). Join us for tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cakes. It only costs £3 for entry and raffle is a £1 per ticket, with some great prizes!
Event organiser: June Caffyn
Indoor Boot Sale (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)
Come along and find some bargains! There will be coffee, tea and refreshments on sale and a raffle. Entry by donation to Festival funds. Spaces may still be available, for more information please email email@example.com or phone 01903 785319. Organised by the East Preston Festival Committee.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee
Creation and Origins (Angmering Baptist Church)
Beginning of a video series on how the Bible can be fully trusted about Creation/Origins. Today's feature film (109 mins) captures the first chapter of Genesis and was shown to American cinema audiences in 2017. It gives a good overview of the main arguments for Creation. It also includes cutting edge cinematography and fascinating PhD interviews. Entry is free of charge. All are welcome. For more information, visit http://www.angmeringbaptist.org.uk
Event organiser: David Barnes
Swimming With Men (Ferring Village Hall)
Ferring Film Society will be showing Swimming With Men, with Jane Horrocks and Rob Brydon starring in this comedy drama about a man suffering from a mid-life crisis, who finds a new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team. Tickets cost £6, to include tea, coffee or soft drink from the Ferring Co-op store and Ferring Stores in South Ferring or at the door.
Event organiser: Ferring Film Club