GENERAL

THE FLYING SAUCER CAFÉ

Pops up the last Sat of the month in Wiston, BN44 3DW. The café serves cakes and lunches plus stalls for local businesses to sell products.

THE RUDE MECHANICALS

Acoustic multi-instrumental trio playing traditional music from the British Isles, Europe and elsewhere. Duke of  Wellington, Shoreham. Every Wed from 8.30pm. Free. www.rudemex.co.uk

 

LOCAL EVENTS

Sussex Cricket Fireworks Night

Sussex Cricket, with whom we work in close partnership, are holding their annual fireworks night at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove on Saturday 3rd Nov. Gates open 6pm, Display starts 7.30pm. Tickets available online at sussexcricket.co.uk

Steyning Holistic Fair

17th Nov 10am–4pm at The Steyning Centre. £3 to include inspiring talks, meditation, readings, healing space, natural products, gifts, jewellery, art, delicious food and drink and much more. Go to www.ann-mariemarchant.co.uk for more info.

Southwick Community Association

We are holding a Social Afternoon on Wed 28th Nov at 2.15pm in the Garden Room at Southwick Community Centre BN42 4TE. Our speaker will be Ian Gledhill talking to us about Art Deco – the style that defined the jazz era and the golden age of pre-war Hollywood musicals. Entrance £3 members, £4 non-members inc. tea and biscuits. Everyone welcome, there will be a raffle. Do come and join us.

SHOREHAM DISTRICT ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Members meet 2nd Tues of Oct to Apr in St Peter’s Church Hall, Shoreham at 7.30pm. Field events throughout the year. New members, knowledge or new to birding, welcome. Est 1953. Info: www.sdos.org

The Arts Society Steyning

The Arts Society Steyning will hold their next meeting on Mon 12th Nov when Peter Medhurst will give an illustrated talk on “The Music and Life of Johann Sebastian Bach”. Coffee served from 10. Talk begins 10.30. Visitors warmly welcomed with a donation of £5. The meeting is at The Steyning Centre and further details can be obtained by calling Mr Leonard Warner on 01903-812752.

SURF BUS OPEN DAY

Free Anger Management groups will help you regain control of your anger by: Ensuring you are better able to identify your triggers. Have improved awareness of the physiological signs of anger. Helping you distinguish between assertive, passive, aggressive, and passive aggressive behaviours. Improving communication and listening skills. Offering some simple mindfulness and de-stressing techniques. These groups will be small, around 8 people, and run for 10 weeks. Call us for more info or to book a place. Tel: 07952-754859, email info@asyouarecentre.co.uk

SUSSEX WIMA (WOMENS INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION)

Meet 2nd Sun of each month. Women and motorcycles, of all ages and types, and skill level. Local, national and international ride outs and rallies organised. For further details see http://www.wimagb.co.uk or contract Wimasussex@virginmedia.com for more details.

WEDNESDAY MARKET

Wednesday Market 9am–12.15pm at the Shoreham Centre, Pond Rd 01273-454686. 8am for traders, 9am for customers.

THE FLEET AIR ARM ASSOCIATION SOUTH DOWNS BRANCH

Comradeship, Meet Old Friend, Social and Formal Events. 11.30–13.00, 4th Wed of each month. Contract 07792-609685.

 

LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS / SOCIETIES & LOCAL MARKETS

BUCKINGHAM TOWNSWOMEN GUILD

Monthly meetings are at St Giles Church Hall, Upper Shoreham Rd, Shoreham on the first Wed of every month from 2.30–4.30pm. Guest speakers give varied talks. Social afternoons, Outings, Friendly Group. New Members always welcome. Contact Julia 01273-884049.

SOUTHWICK FLOWER CLUB

St Michaels Church Hall on the 2nd Tues of each month at 7.30pm. Practice and demonstration evenings friendly group all visitors made welcome. Contact Toni 01323-655117. See us on Facebook.

CRAFT THERAPY

Drop-in crafts at Tom Foolery Coffee Company, Shoreham every 2nd Thurs of the month, 7.30–9.30pm, £6 on the door. Facebook.com/weareoverthemoon/events or weareoverthemoon@gmail.com for more info

SOUTHWICK (SUSSEX) SOCIETY

The Society runs the Manor Cottage Heritage Centre at 16/18 Southwick St, BN42 4TE, Exhibitions are frequently held in the Cottage and entrance is free. Talks are held on the 2nd Mon of every month from Sept to Apr at the Southwick Community Centre starting at 7.30pm (£2 members, £4 non-members). For further info see our website http://southwicksociety.btck.co.uk, 01273-465164.

SOUTHWICK & FISHERSGATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

The Society meets on the 1st Tues of the month at 7.30pm in the Garden Room, Southwick Community Centre. New members always welcome. For more info please contact Julie on 01273-596707 or email sfhorticulturalsociety@googlemail.com, www.sfhorticulturalsociety.org.uk

SHOREHAM HORTICULTURAL & ALLOTMENT SOCIETY

This society meets on the 1st Fri of each month St Peter’s Church Hall, West St, Shoreham at 7.30pm. Talks, raffle, refreshments. Visitors welcome. Contact Mavis on 01273-464324 for full details of activities see website www.shorehamhorticulturalsociety.org

SOUTHLANDERS COMMUNITY GROUP

Open on Mon and Fri mornings for snacks, lunches, internet access, exercise etc. More info at www.southlanders.org.uk or by phoning 07919-651212.

SOUTHWICK & SHOREHAM COUNTRY MARKET

Every Fri 9–11.45am in the Porter Room at Southwick Community Centre. Homemade cakes, biscuits and sausage rolls, jam chutney, local honey, fresh eggs, allotment and home grown fruit, veg and plants. Handmade crafts: toys, knitted baby clothes, peg bags, aprons, fridge magnets, bags, hair accessories, brooches, bookmarks, greetings cards and lots more! The perfect place to buy a gift or a treat – cakes and craft items can be made to order – please ask! www.facebook.com/SouthwickandShorehamCountryMarket

SOUTHWICK COMMUNITY CENTRE

Indoor Fri Table-Top Sale Every week at Southwick Community Centre. 9–1pm. Cafe Open 10am–2pm A Variety of Stalls. Please ring 01273-592819 for any enquiries.

 

ROPETACKLE Events

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN PG 105MINS

Inspired by the story of P .T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the story of a visionary who rose from a penniless orphan. Tues 6th Nov £5, 7.30pm.

THE SHAPE OF WATER CERT15 123MINS

An otherworldly fable set against the backdrop of the Cold War era, circa 1962. Lonely and isolated, Elisa (Sally Hawkins), a janitor in a government laboratory, forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature being held in captivity and her life changes forever. Thurs 15th Nov £5, 7.30pm. Open to Film Club members and their guests only.

my first cinema tractor TED 10min programmes

Tractor Ted and his friends have fun on the farm. Three ten-minute screenings to entertain and delight your little ones. Fri 23rd Nov £3 each child, adults free 11am.

MATINEE AT ROPETACKLE: EDIE CERT12A 104MINS

83-year-old Edie believes that it is never too late. Leaving her old life behind, she packs an old camping bag and embarks on the adventure she never got to have. The legendary Sheila Hancock delivers the performance of a lifetime offering a strong reminder that age is no barrier. Thurs 22nd Nov £3.50, 2pm

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY CERT U 112MINS

Set in1930s Philadelphia, this irreverent romantic comedy features radiant performances by three legendary stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart. On the eve of her marriage to an uninteresting man, a headstrong socialite jousts verbally with her charming ex-husband, drinks too much champagne and flirts outrageously with a handsome reporter Wed 5th Dec £5, 7.30pm. Open to Film Club members and their guests only. Join us for mince pies and prosecco after the film.

 

LOCAL CHURCH ACTIVITIES

ST FRANCIS CHURCH SHOREHAM

Free Church of England. Services held each Sun at Milward Court Community Centre Wilmot Rd. At 9am 1st Sun of the month. At 10.30am remaining Sun. All welcome.

Shoreham Free Church

BN43 6WF Sundays 10.30–11.45am.We meet for Christian worship, prayer and Bible study.All welcome! www.shorehamfreechurch.co.uk email: shorehamfreechurch@hotmail.co.uk

CHURCH COMMUNITY

We are a lively, growing church community that meets in The Shoreham Centre, Pond Rd every Sun. We have meetings at 9am and 11am, and have kids work provision in both services for 0–14 years old. Everybody is welcome, nobody’s perfect, anything can happen! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram... @CCKShoreham

QUAKER MEETING

Friends meet every Sun from 10–11 am at the St John’s Ambulance Society building in Shoreham. Our friendly group extend a warm welcome to you. 01273-453787.

MESSY CHURCH ST GILES CHURCH

4th Sun of the month at St Giles Church, Upper Shoreham Rd, Shoreham. 3–5pm. All ages welcome. Contact Father James for more details 01273-979811.

 

ADULT

COMMUNITY CHOIR

Join us every Thurs at 7.30pm at Lighthouse Church, St Aubyns Rd, Fishersgate. No auditions. Having fun singing and making new friends! More info call Sarah 07891-755079.

MESSENGERS COMMUNITY GOSPEL CHOIR

Shoreham Baptist Church, Western Rd, Shoreham. Tues evenings. Everybody welcome! Kids (primary) 6.15–7pm (£1); Youth (high school) 6.45–7.45pm (£1); adults 8–9.30pm (£2). Shoreham Baptist Church. No auditions – All welcome! All details on website www.messengerschoir.org or ring 01273-453777.

FREE DEBT COUNSELLING CENTRE

Are you struggling with debt? Shoreham Baptist Church in partnership with award winning charity Christians against Poverty and supported by an Adur Community Grant have opened a free debt centre in Shoreham. To book an appointment to receive free debt counselling ring 0800-3280006.

MESSY CHURCHES TOGETHER IN SOUTHWICK

Messy Church, for families, meets on the 3rd Sat of each month, (except Aug and Dec) at Southwick Methodist Church, Manor Hall Rd, and Southwick from 3–5.30pm. Doors open 3pm. Come and enjoy some craft and fun activities, listen to a story and sing some songs in our celebration time and meet new people over a simple meal. Messy Church is provided by members of several Churches in Southwick and the surrounding area; it is a free activity and no booking is necessary, just come along and join in the fun. For further info, please contact Julie on 07821-335104.

 

ADULT DANCE CLASSES

A CHANCE TO DANCE

Fri 7.30–10pm (except 1st Fri in month). Ballroom, Latin and some Sequence. £4 includes Tea & Biscuits. Southwick Methodist Church Hall. For more info: ring Rod. 01273-591896.

ADULT BALLET

Starting soon Beginners Adult Ballet Dance Class, every Wed evening in Worthing. Call for details 07963-959262 or email helenadot@aol.com

CIRCLE DANCE

Circle Dance at the Shoreham Centre 1st and 3rd Tues at 2pm. Community dances from around the world to beautiful music. No partner needed. Kathrynpenny1@gmail.com

DANCE FOR FUN! WITH MIKE AND AUDREY

Sequence dance tuition with Mike at the St. John Ambulance Hall, The Twitten, Southwick. Thurs afternoon 1.00pm Beginners – 2.45pm. Advanced. Each session £2.50 per person.Contact Mike on: 01273-592194 or visit our website www.wedanceforfun.club

DANCERCISE FOR THE OVER 50s

NEW Class at The Shoreham Centre on Fri 1.30pm. Dance your way to fitness and have fun, everyone welcome to learn easy dances including Salsa, Line, Charleston, 80s and much more every week (no partners needed). Other classes – The Shoreham Centre on Mon at 11.30am. Fri at 10.30am at Ropetackle Arts Centre. For more info 07860-136455 www.janebusbyfitness.co.uk

FLAMENCO DANCE CLASSES

Starting soon Beginners Flamenco Dance Classes every Wed evening in Worthing. Call for details. Mob: 07963-959262 or email helenadot@aol.com

TAP DANCE CLASS

A great way to keep fit tapping to cool music. Come and join in the fun. Brooks Dance Studio, Lancing. Fri 9.30–10.30am Call Debbie 07710-638587.

HIP HOP DANCE IN THE SOUTH EAST

Classes open to all in Worthing, Brighton, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Bognor Regis and beyond. For more info: Vikkie@t21dance.com / 07900-681355 www.t21dance.com

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE

At Quayside, Upper Kingston Lane, Southwick, BN42 4RE 1.45–4.15pm. Mainly up-to-date Sequence with new dances taught. More Info: call Clive on 01273-410438.

MODERN JIVE

Learn Modern Jive, Wed from 8–11pm at The Shoreham Centre, Pond Rd, and Shoreham. Contact Ian on 07973-253622 for more details or visit www.danceaholics.co.uk

SMOLDERING, SENSUAL, SOULFUL ARGENTINE TANGO

Brighton Tango in Shoreham in new venue Tues evenings. Beginners and Improvers classes / courses and social dancing for all levels. Classes £7. For more info please email delialindon@easy.com or text 07968-169908.

LAZY RIVER SQUARE DANCE CLUB

Mon evenings 8–10pm. The Southwick Community Centre, Southwick T: Val 01273-880097.

SHOREHAM FOLK DANCE CLUB

Mon 8–10pm (excluding Bank Holidays). St. Julian’s Church Hall, Rectory Rd, Shoreham. Membership £1 pa / Fees £1 per session. Adults & Teens welcome. For more info please call Mrs Holroyd on 01273-415557.

SHOREBEATZ SINGING AND DANCING CLASS

New friendly, funky classes specialising in Musical Theatre and current Pop Tunes. Wed: Church of Good Shepherd Hall, Shoreham Beach. 3.45–4.30pm Age 5–8 years, 4.40–5.25pm 9–13years. For more info please contact Sam 07865-081190 or email: s.hawkinsbookings@gmail.com

SOUTHWICK SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB

Every Wed at St John Ambulance Hall, the Twitten, Southwick. 7.30–9.30pm, £3 each (1st Night FREE). Info call Wendy on 01273-594049 or email southwicksequence@hotmail.co.uk

STRICTLY DANCING WITH LISA

Offering fun, friendly dance classes covering a variety of styles (not partner dancing). Learn lots of different styles in the Dance Class on Mon 6.15–7.15pm or keep fit with the FitSteps class on Thurs 12.15–1.15pm. Newcomers Special Offer: 5 classes for £20 (conditions apply). Both classes at The Shoreham Centre, Pond Rd. For more info contact Lisa on 07939-248871 / strictlydancingwithlisa@gmail.com

 

MUSIC, ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING

ADUR community Choir

We meet on 2nd and 4th week of each month on a Tues in Room 8 at Shoreham Centre from 7–9pm. We are a friendly club singing in harmony. Come and join us.

ADUR ART CLUB

We meet on Thurs in Room 8 at Shoreham Centre from 2–4pm. We are a friendly club, although we do not have tuition as such, we have some very talented members who will always be happy to
help beginners, or advise anyone who needs assistance, so all abilities are welcome. We also have several demonstrations by professional artists each year, as well as workshops given by members, which are always popular. Annual membership is £40 which includes refreshments at every session. Visit: www.arts.webs.com

New Green Beach Adult Art Club

Every second Tues 11–1. We are a friendly sociable art group. Trying out fun techniques and crafts. To book or more info call 07870-571079.

ART HISTORY DISCUSSION GROUP

Mthly meetings in Shoreham. Come along to an evening of lively debate about art and artists. More info from Tim on 07713-251465 or email tim.gwyther@btinternet.com

BEACH BATERIA

All ages and abilities are welcome to join community Samba Band. No experience necessary, instruments provided. Meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wed of each month from 8–9.30pm at the Hall at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kings Walk, Shoreham Beach, BN43 5LF. Adults £4 per session, Students/ concessions £3, under 16s £2; first session free. Just turn up or contact Tim Upton 07730-547563.

BREAKTHROUGH PIANO METHOD

Remarkable, playing-based piano program. Lessons available in Southwick. Call Simon, New Song Studios on 01273-024284, email admin@newsongstudios.co.uk or see www.newsongstudio.co.uk

CREATIVE WRITING

Like writing stories / poems? Join our small informal group meeting every Tues in the Snug bar at The Crab Tree Inn from 7–9 pm. No tuition…No fees. For further information call George on 01273-273284 or mobile: 07530-646570.

CREATIVE CRAFTERS

A fun, relaxing and crafty evening with different crafts every month inc. glass of bubbles and snacks to enjoy. Mthly at the Waterside Pub, Shoreham. Booking Essential. www.thecreationstation.co.uk/jen-hove

KNIT AND NATTER

Enjoy crafting? Have a chat and meet new people. Free! Southwick Library, last Thurs of the mth 2.30pm. Shoreham Library, 2nd Thurs of the mth a 1.30pm.

HAPPY TUNES MUSIC MAKERS

New at the Shoreham Centre ”Blocki-Flute” group music lessons for children 7–12. We use innovative instruments for flute and clarinet. Children learn to play and enjoy music making through movement, games and melodies that enhance learning and engagement. Contact us and find out more by visiting our website www.happytunesmusic.co.uk or call Lisa on 07874-668706.

HAPPY TUNES MUSIC MAKERS

New at the Shoreham Centre “Toots and DooDs fun group music lessons for children 5–7. We use innovative instruments and teaching methods specifically designed for children, incorporating movement and games to enhance learning and engagement. Contact us and find out more by visiting our website www.happytunesmusic.co.uk or call Lisa on 07874-668706.

HAPPY TUNES MUSIC MAKERS

New at the Shoreham Centre ”Blocki-Flute” group music lessons for adults. Learn to play flute with others in a fun relaxed group environment. Instruments and resources are provided. Contact us to find out more by visiting our website www.happytunesmusic.co.uk or call Lisa on 07874-668706.

HANDBELL RINGING

Small friendly group. New members (over 16s) always welcome. Come and have a go. St Mary de Haura Handbell Ringers meet Wed from 7.30pm in Shoreham. For more info contact Cindy 01273-455499.

MUSICAL WORKSHOPS

Piano, Clarinet, Theory and Composition workshops, drop-in sessions and ongoing lessons. Tues and Thurs 3–7pm, Phoenix Way, Southwick. For info and booking call Celina Wood on 07814-001564 or email celinaroseamy@gmail.com or see www.celinawood.co.uk

SHOREHAM ORATORIO CHOIR

Rehearsals Thurs evenings 7.30–9.30pm. Rehearsal venue in The Methodist Church, Brunswick Rd, Shoreham by Sea. For more details email Isabel Costello on isabel.mary.costello@gmail.com or visit www.shoreham-oratorio-choir.co.uk

SCULPTURE CLASS WITH SCULPTOR TERESA MARTIN

Join a sculpture group in Shoreham and Southwick Individual projects and group installation options. Phone 01273-462409. See www. Teresamartin.co.uk (Sculpture course). Or email teresa.martin4@ntlworld.com for details

SUSSEX JAZZ APPRECIATION SOCIETY

Meets at the Southwick Community Centre (Porter Room) 24 Southwick St, BN42 4TE on the 2nd Thurs of every mth starting at 7.30pm. Illustrated presentations are given about musicians or styles from the whole history of Jazz. The Society welcomes new members. Further details from John Speight on j.speight@sky.com or 01273-732782.

SUSSEX VOICEWORKS

Choir sing a mixture of classical favourites, carols, musicals and anthems. Come and join us at St Peters Church Hall, Shoreham on Mon 7.15–9.15. 01273-736476.

WHISPERING WOODS CHOIR

Fun friendly outdoor choir that sings songs inspired by the seasons and nature, in a variety of styles, some traditional, some newly composed. We rehearse indoors at the Shoreham Centre Mon 7.45–9.15pm term time only and sing outdoors at events to celebrate the Summer Solstice, Tree Dressing, and Wassailing among others. All songs taught by ear, no experience or music reading necessary, £6 per session paid termly, £7 “drop-in” rate,  first one FREE! Contact Rebecca Askew on 07977-220396.

 

COURSES, CLUBS AND WORKSHOPS

HOVE AND ADUR SEA CADETS

Girls and boys aged 10–18 are welcome to join Hove & Adur Sea Cadets, who meet at Marmion Rd in Hove and in summer at our Lizard boating centre in Shoreham Harbour. Sea Cadets learn a whole range of skills, including powerboating, kayaking, dinghy sailing, catering, first aid and marine engineering. Opportunities exist for cadets to go off shore sailing and to participate in international exchanges and visits. For more details see www.sea-cadets.org/hoveadur/home.aspx or call Ian Wright 07951-657451) email ian@lawreny.net

CALLIGRAPHY

Learn to write beautifully with Calligraphy. Friendly Sat workshops and wkly classes on Wed afternoons and Thurs mornings at Sompting and Southwick. Please contact Nancy at 01273-453387 or email: nyohowells@msn.com for more info.

WORTHING ANTIQUE, ARTS AND COLLECTORS CLUB

We are a small club founded in 1968 (now 50 years young). Our meetings take place at the Worthing lecture theatre, on the 1st Tues of the mth 7.30–9pm. Each mth we have a guest speaker, (many TV celebs). For more info or 2018 programme please contact 07984-403890 or email worthingantiqueclub@yahoo.co.uk

GUITARS ON THE BEACH (GOTB)

Do you like playing the guitar and like the idea of sharing the experience with a group of likeminded people? Then check out guitarsonthebeach.org and come along to the Ropetackle Arts Centre in Shoreham once a month to get involved.

FURNITURE PAINTING WORKSHOP

In the style of shabby chic bring a small item with you to paint wax and distress. Other courses in gilding, stenciling, decoupage, crackle glaze, image transfer and much more. See www.diyshabbychic.com. Mob: 07966-379419.

LET’S LEARN LANGUAGES

Learn to speak Italian in a 1-1 or small group setting. Learn locally with a native Italian speaker. All ages are welcome. Please call Anna Birch on 07745-601418 or email annabirch@ntlworld.com for further details.

LANCING EAGLES RUNNING CLUB

Love running? Want to start running? We meet every Wed, come rain or shine at Lancing Impulse Leisure Centre in the bar area at 6.30pm, warm up at 6.45 and finish at 8ish. All abilities welcomed at friendly club. www.lancingeagles.co.uk or find us on Facebook or call Claire on 07751-123232.

SHOREHAM probus club

Meets on the last Wed of each month at The Southwick Bowls Club, Old Barn Way, Southwick from 12.30–3.30pm for lunch and a speaker. New members are always welcome.

St john ambulance Portslade AND SHOREHAM division

Meet in Shoreham wkly. Badgers and Cadets on Thurs from 6pmand Adults on Mon from 7.30–9.30pm. New members are welcome. Details from rita.marley@sja.org.uk. Come and learn about First Aid on Tues evening 7.30–9.30pm.

SHOREHAM RINGCRAFT

Meets on Tues evening 7–9pm, in St Julian’s Hall, Rectory Rd. We will help you prepare your puppy/dog for the show ring. Gentle, experienced trainers. Contact Elaine Ward 01903-755062.

CHINESE LESSONS (GROUPS OR 1-2-1)

Creative, fun, challenging and achievable Chinese Mandarin lessons from a friendly, patient, enthusiastic Chinese native teacher and registered interpreter for courts, hospitals and solicitors. Professional and experienced, provides quality tailor made lessons for any purpose. All levels both adults and children welcome. Contact Airing on mobile 07796-210160 or email zxirong@hotmail.com

THE WELCOME CLUB

We meet every Wed in Room 2 at the Shoreham Centre for the over 50s, drop in for a cuppa & chat from10–12.30 with bingo 1.30–3.30, friendly atmosphere everyone welcome. For more info please contact Peter Hornsby at Age UK West Sussex 07904-976736.

BRIDGE CLUBS

Friendly non-EBU contract Bridge Clubs in Worthing, Tues and Fri afternoons. Visitors and new members welcome. Contact Neil 01903-831086.

WASPIG

The Worthing And Shoreham Psychic Information Group now meets on alternate Thurs evenings. Perfect for anyone with psychic or spiritual leanings. For more information please contact Jeremy or Pam on 01903-209938.

LEARN, ENJOY, ACHIEVE WITH ASPIRE SUSSEX ADULT EDUCATION

We have a wide range of opportunities to help you to get creative, learn a new skill, prepare yourself for work or just come along to meet like-minded people. Pick up a brochure from your local library, see our website at www.aspiresussex.org.uk, email enquiries@aspiresussex.org.uk, call us on 0845-6010161 or visit your local office at Southwick Community Centre 01273-840700.

 

CLUBS

ADUR VALLEY BRIDGE CLUBS

EBU Affiliated Duplicate Bridge Club. Very friendly. Visitors welcome. No partner required. The Hall of the Church of The Good Shepherd, Shoreham Beach. Tues afternoons at 1.30pm. For more info contact Bob & Kathy Whiting on 01403-711707, Email: adur.bridge@btinternet.com, www.adurbridge.org.uk

ADUR EAST LIONS CLUB

Meets 4th Tues of the mth (except Dec) at the MS Centre, Southwick Recreation Ground, Croft Ave, Southwick, BN42 4AB. 7.30pm. All welcome. Contact: www.adureastlions.org.uk

ADUR BOOK CLUB FOR THE OVER 60s

Meetings are at Shoreham Library on the 1st Thurs of every mth from 10.30–11.00am. All books supplied free by West Sussex Library Service. Large print and audio versions available. For more info call Brenda Slater on 01444-235549 or email brenda.slater@westsussex.gov.uk

A BEAD GROUP

Meet Mon and the 2nd Thurs of every mth from 10am–4pm. Participants must bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee is provided. Prices are £2.50 for half a day and £5 for the whole day. Location: Anita’s beads, 4 Broadreach, Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5EY. Tel: 01273-454672 Website: www.anitasbeads.net

ADUR STAMP CLUB

Mthly meetings in Southwick 7.30pm 3rd Mon each month. Guest speakers, exhibitions of postage stamps and postcards. New members welcome. Please contact Bob Knight. Tel: 01273-592518.

BADMINTON CLUB

New members for our friendly non-league club, based at Southwick Leisure Centre, Tues 6.30–8.30pm. We have 3 courts and use feathers. Players of reasonably good standards. Contact Jan 07810-031315.

COFFEE AND CRAFTY MONRING

A monthly club of fun, creative morning to chat and create something unique. At the Ropetackle Café Shoreham. Book your spot at www.thecreationstation.co.uk/jen-hove Jan

BARE FOOT CLUB

For people who like to lead a healthy bare foot existence and are interested in any walking, dancing, running, spiritual awareness, tkl reflexology, safety advice tel: 07836-777615.

BOWLING CLUB

We are an outdoor bowling club and are always interested in taking on new members. We are a happy club and welcome anyone interested to come along our hours of play are 10–1, 2–5.30 and 6–dusk. We also have a very good Social venue. If anyone would feel like trying Bowls for a very healthy hobby – please contact the Secretary on 520259 or email hazelluck@ntlworld.com

SOUTHWICK BOWLING CLUB

Enjoyed playing sport in the past? Thought your sporting days were over, think again! Lawn Bowles is the answer! We are an outside club on Southwick rec with excellent facilities. Free taster sessions available, come on your own, with a friend or a group, all welcome! Call or text Martin on 07712-322323 to arrange free sessions.

CRIB CLUB

Come along to our friendly Wed morning Crib Club at the Old School House Ham Rd, Shoreham from 10.30am–12pm. For beginners and experienced. £1.50 per session which includes refreshments and biscuits. For more info call 01903-854980.

INDOOR BOWLING

Adur Indoor Bowling Club welcomes new members, men and women of all ages and abilities. It’s a fun and friendly club. Free introduction and coaching sessions. Open from 9am–10pm, 7 days a week from Sept to Apr, and often in the summer. Location: Old Barn Way, Southwick BN42 4NT (next to the Leisure Centre). Easy free parking. Call in or phone 01273-870670 (ask for the green steward).

LEARN FRENCH WITH LUCY

Patient, kind fun and encouraging approach to learning this beautiful language (for individuals, couples or small groups); contact Lucy on 07776-223022 or lucy.rahaman@live.co.uk or or http://lucyrahman.wix.com/frenchtuition; www.facebook.com/frenchtuitioninshorehambysea/

PAVILION TABLE TENNIS CLUB

A community club offering casual and competitive Table Tennis at Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, Tues evenings from 7.15pm, all ages and abilities very welcome. Contact Stuart Tel: 07505-113040.

PLAY CROQUET IN SOUTHWICK

Give croquet a try at Sussex County Croquet Club, Kingston Lane, Southwick. Croquet is a friendly, exciting game for all ages. See http://www.sussexcroquetclub.org.uk? For details or email
club@sussexcroquet.org.uk

SOUTHWICK RIFLE CLUB

Southwick Rifle Club at Southwick Community Centre Mon and Wed 7.30–10pm. Home Office Approved Club. Instruction given in rifle and pistol shooting. Tel: 01273-593689.

ROTARY CLUB OF SHOREHAM

The Rotary Club of Shoreham and Southwick meets at the Sussex Yacht Club Brighton Rd Shoreham BN43 6RF on the 1st Thurs evening and 3rd Fri Lunchtime of each mth, for further details of these meetings and what we do in the community please go to the website therotaryclubofshorehamandsouthwick.co.uk. We will be pleased to talk to you about our activities and membership.

SUSSEX COUNTY LAWN TENNIS CLUB

Meet our new coach James and try Tennis Express, Thurs 7.30–8.30pm or join in a ladies tennis morning, Wed 10–11am. Both sessions for beginners or rusty players. Sessions £5. Everyone welcome! Contact James: 07840-098248 or j.maennling@hotmail.co.uk

THE SENIOR MONDAY CLUB

Every Mon between 10–12.30 at Marsh House, Southwick, BN42 4DL for the over 50s. We have a gentle exercise class, board games, speakers and refreshments friendly atmosphere everyone welcome. For more info please contact Peter Hornsby 07904-976736.

SEWING WORKSHOPS

Weekly sewing sessions at the West Street Loft in Shoreham. Tues mornings and Wed nights. Please contact to book. All abilities welcome. JAC 07775-438920 jac@craftyjac.com.

SOUTHWICK ART CLUB

Meets Wed 7.30–9.30pm in the Southwick Community Centre. New members (over16s) always welcome. Come along and enjoy painting and drawing in an informal and friendly atmosphere. No qualifications required, only a love of art. For more info contact John Young 01273-885302.

SUSSEX QUILTERS

We are an informal group who welcome beginners and established quilters. We meet on the first Wed of each month from 10am-12midday in the Deall Room at Southwick Community Centre. First visit is free to try us out. Annual fee is £15. For further info contact Margaret Holden 01273-454971 or Angela Avis 01273-595369.

SOUTHWICK CAMERA CLUB

The club meets at Southwick Community Centre, Southwick St, West Sussex. At 7.30pm every Thurs, Sept to May. Membership is open to anyone interested in photography at any level, from beginners to experience. We are a friendly group and meetings are informal and include workshops on camera and image techniques as well as talks by experienced photographers. The club also organises regular photo-shoots throughout the year to places of interest and members are encouraged to enter their images into club competitions with other local camera clubs which gives our members an opportunity to compete with the best photographers in the area if they so wish. We also have an informal coffee group which usually meets at 11am on the last Tues of the mth at locations of photographic interest to socialise, exchange ideas and knowledge and take pictures. Visit www.southwickcameraclub.co.uk or email us at southwickcameraclub@gmail.com

STEYNING CAMERA CLUB

Steyning Camera Club was established in 1972 and is one of the most lively, friendly and successful photographic clubs in the South of England. Photographers of all interests and abilities are welcome. Activities include presentations, competitions and workshops. Members enjoy a variety of group trips to places of interests or special events and can contribute to Club exhibitions in the area. Visitors to the Club are welcome to attend selected talks for nominal entrance fee. The Club meets at the Village Hall, High St, Upper Beeding, BN44 3WN. Regular meetings are Mon evenings, starting at 7.30pm, Sept–May, and alternate Tues mornings the ‘Coffee Club’ meets at various locations. Website: www.steyningcc.org.uk, Email: publicity@steyningcc.org.uk

SHOREHAM RUBBER BRIDGE CLUB

Held at Shoreham Methodist Church Hall Thurs 2–4.30pm. For more info Tel: 01903-535154.

SHOREHAM SOUTHWICK U3A

Retired looking for new or old interests to share with others? Shoreham and Southwick U3A offer an extensive range of educational, creative and leisure activities for older people. It’s a flourishing and friendly organisation and new members are welcome. Telephone 01273-452005.

WORTHING SPEAKERS CLUB – PUBLIC SPEAKING MADE FUN

Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Thurs each mth at The Burlington Hotel, Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3QL. Arrive for: 7.15pm, Start: 7.30pm, Finish 9.30pm. Everyone very welcome. For more info please contact Meg Heyworth on 07940-838422, meg@heyworth.co.uk or visit www.worthingspeakers.org.uk

SOUTHWICK LACE CLASS

Meet every Tues at Southwick Community Centre, from 9.45–11.45am. Beginners and experienced lace makers all welcome to join our friendly group. Please contact the tutor, Rosemary Brown, on 01273-591346 for further details.

 

HEALTH & SUPPORT GROUPS

ADUR STROKE CLUB

Fri at Marsh House Park Lane Southwick from 2–4pm. Any person who has been affected by a stroke (and their carer if necessary) is welcome. Transport is restricted but can possibly be arranged in certain circumstances. Applications can only be accepted from persons living in the Adur area. Further details or enquiries should be made to Paul 07879-625199.

ANGER MANAGERMENT

As you are – 8 week Anger Management Course.. Wed evenings 6.30–8.30pm beginning on 10th Jan 2018. A few places left. Please call 07752-754859 to find out more.

CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE DROP-IN SUPPORT GROUP (NEW)

For those struggling with their grief. Now meeting at Shoreham Centre 2nd and 4th Mon, exc Bank Hols 2.30–3.30pm Phone 03003-119959 for more info.

SOUTHWICK COUNSELLOR

Qualified counsellor in Southwick, Shoreham-by-Sea, Portslade and surrounds. Based in Southwick. Following referrals taken: Anxiety and depression; bereavement, work related issues, study related issues, low self-esteem and lack of confidence; stress; suicidal thoughts; trauma; child &teenager, young adult related issues; chronical & terminal illness. Session of 50mins £30; Session of 60mins £35. Choice of many sessions and the length of session is to be discussed in the initial session. Home visits possible too (a small extra fee maybe charged). Contact: Joanna Marvoort Integrative Counsellor and Study advisor, Career counsellor: T: 07867-303077 or WhatsApp: Joanna Markvoort

CLAIRE KING, HEALTH AND NUTRITION COACH

Specialising in Gut Health and Immune System Support. Do you have a nagging Health Problem? Through step-by-step integrated and sustainable approaches my various, successful programs will help you to reboot your life and find your way back to health and vitality again. I offer a FREE discovery sessions. Via an integrated approach I can help you alleviate digestive problems such as bloated stomach, acid reflux, constipation, low energy, brain fog. www.clairekinghealthandnutritioncoach.com Mobile: 07769-932438 email: ckinghealthcoach@gmail.com

 

SPORTS AND LEISURE

AEROBICS

Aerobics low/high impact with upper body workout. Every Mon and Wed 6.45–7.45 at the Southwick Christian Community Church. Roman Crescent, Southwick. £4.50 per session. Drop in or contact Susan on 01273-249600 for more details.

ADUR HEALTHY WALKERS

This is a group which encourages non-walkers to get fit and healthy. Walks range from gentle strolls to more challenging ones in the local area. Led by trained leaders and are free! Details found in local libraries, community centres, GP’s surgeries and leisure centres. www.adur.gov.uk/healthy.

STORM ULTIMATE FITNESS

Fat loss and fitness classes (First Class Free!) Buckingham Park: Mon 6.45–7.15pm, Sat 9–10am; St Nicolas School: Tues/ Thurs 7–8pm, Wed 6.45–7.15pm. All abilities welcome. www.stormultimatefitness.co.uk 01273-613014.

SOUTHWICK CRICKET CLUB

Southwick Cricket Club is looking for players of all ages and abilities and umpires and scorers for cricket on Southwick Green. Anyone interested should contact our club secretary Tania Martin on southwickcc@gmail.com for details. Cricket Nets at Shoreham Academy have already started in preparation for this coming season so please get in touch soon.

SUSSEX KARATE AT SHOREHAM

Become fitter and gain confidence while learning a martial art. Mixed-ability classes. From 5+ to 65+ , we meet 50wks every year; Mon (6.15 and 7.30) and Wed (6.15). Join us at Shoreham Community Centre. We’ve been training there for 20 years, so must be doing something right. Visit: www.sussexkarate.com or contact: mikes@sussexkarate.com 01903-530264.

TENNIS

Improve your tennis and meet new players in the Adur and Worthing Singles Tennis League. Adults of all standards welcome. www.localtennisleagues.com/adurandworthing/joinnow Email adurandworthingtennisleague@gmail.com

55+ EXERCISE TO MUSIC

Routines to Sinatra, Motown etc. to loosen joints, strengthen muscles and improve circulation. Every Tues 2–2.45pm & Thurs 10.30–11.15am at the Oasis Christian Fellowship, Hangleton Way, Hove. For more details please call Susan on 01273–249600. £4 per session.

60+ GENTLE EXERCISE TO MUSIC

Full body workout to improve mobility loosens stiffness, feeling better, enjoy good company & fun. Classes will continue as normal from Feb onwards except on Bank Holidays and all of Aug. Shoreham Centre Room 2, £ 3.50 per class. For more information call Madeleine on 01903-248 253.

BOXEXERCISE CLASS

Box exercise Class on Wed evening 7–8pm at St Peters Church, West St, Shoreham. It’s £5 with the 11th class FREE. For more info email Gemma at info@gemmafitness.co.uk Mob: 07429-610899.  www.gemmafitness.co.uk

COLOUR YOGA

Term time Yoga Classes at West St Loft, Wed 9.30–10.45am; Classic Yoga Sun 6.30–8pm; Restorative Yin Yoga. All levels welcome. Contact Abi at colour.yoga.com.uk@gmail.com. Visit www.colour-yoga.com. Or drop in and join in!

HATHA YOGA AT THE SHOREHAM CENTRE

Mixed-ability classes. Thurs 6.30–7.30pm at the Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Rd, Shoreham. Drop-in classes £8. Block of 5: £35. Block of 12 £70. For more info please call Christa on 07948-976196 or visit my Facebook page Christa Frank Yoga & Crafts. Look forward to seeing you.

HATHA YOGA AT THE HARBOUR CLUB

Hatha Yoga at the Harbour Club on Wed evenings 7.15–8.30. £8 drop in. For more info, please go to www.lynnejarrettyoga.co.uk or call me on 07515-917169.

YOGA

Yin, vinyasa and Yin/Yang classes at West Street loft Shoreham and Eastbrook Community Centre Southwick. For more info visit Samyoga Facebook page or email samgoddardyoga@gmail.com

BODY CONTROL PILATES

Body Control Pilates Class for Improvers to increase mobility and core strength.10–11am from Tues 4th Sept onwards at St John Ambulance, Southwick (free tea & coffee). 6.30-7.30pm from Wedn 5th Sept onwards at Shoreham Academy (free parking). Prices from £8.33. Your first class is FREE!. Call or text Dena on 07866-515976 to attend. Sessions are kept purposefully small to ensure your individual needs are met! Facebook page: @ddpilatesbrighton

PILATES

Two mixed ability drop-in Pilates classes at the Shoreham Centre on Tues 9.30am and 11am.Class £5. For more details ring Jenny on 07999-846813. B.Ed,RAS/ETM,BAWLA and Pilate’s qualified instructor.

PILATES

Interested in improving your flexibility and core strength? Try this new Pilates class catering for absolute intermediates and those with some previous experience at Shoreham Community Centre. Wed 7.15–8.15pm and 8.15–9.15pm. £42 for a six-week course. New Wed class at 6pm for beginners; New class Tues 9.10–10am HIP (High Intensity Power). New class Fri mornings 9.30–10.30 suitable for beginners. For more info, please call Rachel on 07941-092612 or online at attmerepilates.com

PILATES

Mixed ability Pilate’s class: Wed, 9.30-10.30 in room 8 at the Shoreham Community Centre. Pilates helps to increase strength of the pelvic floor, abdominal and back muscles, along with injury prevention. You will develop flexibility, strength and have fun! Please book to avoid disappointment. Contact Charlie (BSc, Polestar) on 07780-660942.

PILATES

Great hands on class giving lots of help, support & encouragement. Mixed ability. Beginners very welcome. Shoreham: Mon 9.30–10.30am Brooks Dance Studio, Mon 6–7pm The Harbour Club. Southwick: Thurs 9.30–10.30am. Southwick Christian Community Church. Call Sharon 07969-610030 to book your place or on Facebook-mindbodypilates

PIYO

Mon 7–8pm at St Nick’s & St Mary’s Primary School, Eastern Ave, Shoreham £5. Wed 6–6.50pm at St Peter’s Church West St, Shoreham, £5. PiYo combines pilates and yoga to create dynamic, flowing sequences that burn serious calories at the same time as lengthening and toning muscles and increasing flexbility. For more info contact Gemma: info@gemmafitness.co.uk

MindBodyPilates

Offers great pilates classes that improve core strength, help back problems, increase flexibility, aid mindfulness and simply make you feel better and stronger all over. Southwick Community Church Thurs 9.30am. Brooks Dance Studio Lancing Mon 9.30am. Harbour Club Shoreham Mon 6pm. Mixed ability small classes-beginners most welcome. Call/message Sharon 07969-610030 for more info.

WEIGHT LOSS

Choices Weight Loss – Lose Weight with Kate, 1-2-1 or small groups in your house or mine, call 07535-634131 for more details or visit www.choicesweightloss.co.uk

YOGA

Yoga in Huntingdon Hall, Shoreham Free Church, Buckingham Rd, Shoreham on Tues 7–8.30pm, and Thurs 6.15–7.15 pm. All welcome. Contact lucibailey@hotmail.com or ring 07939-267909.

YOGA

Hatha and Vinyasa Flow Yoga at Shoreham Chiropractic Clinic. Morning and evening classes. For more info call 01273-461155.

PREGNANCY YOGA AT THE SHOREHAM CENTRE

Sat: 10–11.30. Suitable from 15wks onwards. Please call me on 07515-917169 or email me at lynnejarrettyoga@gmail.com to book your place. For more info about lynnejarrettyoga, please visit my website www.lynnejarrettyoga.co.uk

TAI CHI CHUAN

Beginners Class in the martial art of Tai Chi Chuan. Excellent for wellbeing and relaxation. Every Thurs 7.45–8.45pm Church of the Good Shepherd Hall. Kings Walk. Shoreham Beach £6 per session. First lesson FREE. For more details contact Derek on ShenmenTaiChi@hotmail.co.uk. Classes are drop in. Start anytime!

60+ TAI CHI HEALTH CLASS

Wudang Style. Shoreham Community Centre, Pond Rd. Fri 2–3pm £5 Room 8. For more info check www.taichi-brighton.com

MONDAY YOGA

Strengthen, stretch and relax both body and mind. Mon 7–8.30pm. The Huntingdon Hall, Shoreham Free Church, Buckingham Rd, Shoreham. See www.yogilife.co.uk or call Rachael on 07779-627756.

HOLISTIC YOGA

Transformational and caring. Mon at Ropetackle Arts Centre Shoreham. 11.30–12.30pm Beginners. 12.30–1.30pm Progressions. 11.30–1.30 Immersion. Anandi D.i.p B.W.Y Natural bodies yoga Jing Advanced Clinical Massage therapy Craniosacral Therapy. Enquiries 07866-954432.

YOGA IN MOTION

A fusion of yoga and Margaret Morris contemporary dance movement to music. Beginners welcome. 1st class free. 9.30–11.00am every Wed. Adur Indoor Bowls Club next door to Impulse & Southwick football club. Tel Faye 01903-812481. The Secretary (Mrs Pat Channen) on 01273-592867.

ZUMBA FITNESS

Zumba Fitness Classes at Southwick Community Centre. Mon 6.30–7.30pm & Wed 10.30–11.30am & 6.15–7.15pm. First Class is free. £5 thereafter. Unlimited Zumba £20/month. Text Becca on 07933-380231 or email beccawatts@hotmail.co.uk

ZUMBA WITH CHLOE

A fun filled dance fitness designed for everyone! Easy to follow routines, an overall great body workout. Wed 6.30pm St Julian’s, Rectory Rd, Sat 9.30am Southwick Christian Church. Facebook.com/zumbachloe. Mob: 07849-303706 £5 a class.

 

CHILDREN AND BABIES / TODDLERS ACTIVITIES

ANTENATAL COURSE

Antenatal course with Parentskool – crash course in having a baby aged 0 to 6 months – is running every mth for Shoreham parents-to-be. This is a unique course which teaches you all you need to know about caring for you baby. For more information www.parentskool.co.uk, call 01273-841101 or email info@parentskool .co.uk

ART SMUDGE AND DOODLE

Let your children bring out their creative flair at our arts and craft workshops for 5–12 years old every term time Sat morning (10–11am) at the Shoreham Centre. Have fun as we learn new styles and techniques every week. Cost £6. No need to pre-book. Email artsmudgeanddoodle@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page for more details.

BLOCKIFLUTE CLASSES

Children age 7+ learn to play the Flute in small fun group classes. Flutes are provided and, like the Blocki teaching method, are innovative and specifically designed for children. Classes are active and full of movement and games to maximise engagement and a love of music. Tues 4.30pm. The Shoreham Centre. Visit www.happytunesmusic.co.uk or call 07874-668706.

BABY RHYMETIME

Fun with Rhymes, songs and musical instruments for babies and toddlers. Free! Southwick Library, Tues 11am. Shoreham Library, Tues 10.15 and 11.30am.

BUSY BEES PRESCHOOL, SOUTHWICK

OFSTED inspected. Offering half/all day sessions during term time. Private all weather garden and large playroom. To arrange a visit call 01273-597747 / 07804-942495.

CHURCH LANE NURSERY

Church Lane Nursery OFSTED inspected playschool offering morning, afternoon and all day sessions – term time only. Please call on 07712-701720 or find us at www.churchlanenursery.co.uk.

CREATIVE COW

Creative, crafty and messy drop in group for preschool kids and grownups. Wed, 10.30–12pm at St Giles’ Church Hall, Shoreham, term times and occasional holidays (older siblings welcome). £4 1st child, £2 each further child. www.facebook.com/creativecowshorham or email weareoverthemoon@gmail.com for more info

CRUSE DROP-IN GROUP

Drop-in group for school aged children to help them with their grief using art/play. Tues term time 3.30–5pm. The Hub Upper Beeding BN44 3HP. For more Info 03001-19959.

SCAMPS PLAYGROUP

Pre-school playgroup every Thurs 9,30–11.30, St Peter’s Catholic Church in Shoreham. With toys galore and snacks and drinks for both parents and children. Drop in and only £2.50 per child.

LITTLE LIGHTS

Carers and Toddlers Singing Group. (0–school age). Every Thurs, 9.30–11am, in term time, at Southwick Methodist Church Hall, Manor Hall Rd, and Southwick. Sing with Puppets, Pictures, Ribbon Shakers, Instruments, Action Songs, Parachute Play. Come and meet Rainbow the Parrot! Keyboard accompaniment and Songs displayed on a Screen. £1 per adult and £1 per child, no booking necessary. For more info, contact Yvonne on 07758-325556.

TODDLER TIME

Free Toddler Time sessions at Southwick Library. They are every Wed 2.15–2.45pm. All toddlers welcome!

MARY’S MUSIC

Mon 9.30am Parish Centre, 1 New Rd. Music & movement group for pre-school children & their parents/grandparents based around rhymes & songs.

SHEKINAH PRESCHOOL

Ofsted’s Inspected 2¼ to 5 years. Mon, Tues Thurs and Fri term time. With lunch club Thurs. Baptist Church, Western Rd, Shoreham, 01273-462847 or visit our website: shekinahpreschool.co.uk

SHOREHAM BABY MASSAGE

Learn baby massage to help babies with colic, wind, digestion and support bonding and attachment. Group and individual courses offered, suitable of babies from 4wks – 6mths. Contact Suzie on 07939-041412 or visit www.shorehambabymassage.co.uk

STORYTIME

Come and enjoy songs and stories in the library, ages under 5 free. Shoreham Library, 2.10pm.

TOTS THAT ROCK

Singing, dancing, bubbles and fun for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. Sing-along popular children’s songs, nursery rhymes and action songs, all accompanied by live guitarist. Come and sing, dance or just chat and have fun in a relaxed a baby/child friendly atmosphere. £4.50 entry, £1 for extra siblings. Every Mon @ The Bridge Inn, High St, Shoreham 10.30–11.45am. No pre-booking, just turn up! Or call Allie or Sarah 07961-363658, email totsthatrock@gmail.com or visit www.totsthatrock.co.uk

LITTLE TOTS STAY AND PLAY         

Now on Mon and Thurs mornings 9.30–11.30am. St Giles Church Hall, Upper Shoreham Rd. Contact Sarah on 07932-140707 for more details.

TOOTS AND DOODS MUSIC CLASS

Children age 5–7 get a headstart on learning to play flute and clarinet in our small fun group music lessons. Innovative instruments “Toots and Doods” are provided. Classes are active and full of movement and games to maximise engagement and a love of music. Mon 3.30pm. The Shoreham Centre. Visit www.happytunesmusic.co.uk or call Lisa 07874-668706.

TEDDY BEARS

Carers and Toddlers Group (0–school age). Every Mon and Fri, 10–11.45am, in term time, at Southwick Methodist Church Hall, Manor Hall Rd, Southwick. Play with a huge selection of Toys, ride on bikes, puzzles, trains, play dough, craft, books, farm, prams, slide, tunnels. This is a drop in session, no need to pre-book. On Fri, we join the Pre School for a free sing-a-long for 15mins. £1 per adult, 50p per child. Refreshments provided. For more info contact Kim 01273-701543.

 

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

LEAP AND BOUND DANCE SCHOOL

RAD Ballet and contemporary dance classes at West Street Loft. Wed afternoons in term time. Contact Lucy 07817-398215 lucynelson.dance@hotmail.co.uk www.leapandbound.org

SHEKINAH PRESCOOL

2 to 5 years. Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri term time. Lunch clubs Mon and Fri. Flexible opening from 8.30am. Ofsted-Good. Baptist Church, Western Rd, Shoreham 01273-463816 or shekinahpreschool.co.uk

THE BOYS’ BRIGADE 1ST SOUTHWICK COMPANY

International Christian organisation for boy’s school ages Reception to Year 12 meeting at Southwick Methodist Church Wed evenings 6–9.30pm in term time. Our aim is to help boys prepare for the challenges of adulthood in an enjoyable and safe environment. For more details visit us at southwickmethodistchurch.co.uk and search ‘Church Life’ – ‘Boys’ Brigade’; or call 01273-594012.

2ND SHOREHAM BOYS’ BRIGADE COMPANY

We are a lively, growing meet on a Fri evening during term time from 6pm at Shoreham Methodist Church, Brunswick Rd, Shoreham. Ages 5–11, for fun games, arts and crafts and much more. For more details please contact Steve on 07773-3054690 email boysbrigade@shoreham.adursectormethodist.org.uk. It would be really good to see you.

GIRLS’ GUIDING

Girls Guiding is the Leading Charity for Girls and Young Women in UK. Our aim is to empower girls to discover the best in themselves. We have sections for all ages locally – Rainbows for girls aged 5–7, Brownies for girls aged 7–10, Guides for girls aged 10–14 and Rangers for girls aged 14+. We’re also always looking for volunteers aged 18+. For further info contact Annabel Gray or 01273-885769 or iajv_gray@ntlworld.com or register your interest at www.girlguiding.org.uk/getinvolved

GIRLS’ BRIGADE

Girls’ Brigade is a Christian organisation for girls aged between 4–18 years of age. It is run by trained, CRB checked Officers, offering badge work, games, craft, cooking and other activities. Our motto is to seek, serve and follow Christ. We have a unit open every Tues in term time, at Southwick Methodist Church, Manor Hall Rd, Southwick from 5.45–9pm. For further details, please call 01273-597660.

DINKI DISCO

For a funky fun-filled afternoon of music, dance & entertainment for all the family! King Alfred Ballroom, Hove Seafront and at the Durrington Community Centre, Worthing. Tickets from £7 www.dinkidisco.com, sales@dinkidisco.com, Tel: 07971-418789.

DINKIE FLOWERS STAGE SCHOOL WITH DINKIE

Classes in Ballet on Thurs & Modern on Fri. Shoreham Centre, Pond Rd. For more info please call 01273-452868 for more details. Email: Louise Durrant: louise@richarddurrant.com

DINKI DANCERS

Come and have some funky dancing fun with your dinki ones! Dinki Dancers is a toddler dance class ideal for boys and girls from once they are confidently walking until 4yrs old. The group is a drop in class so you pay as you go £5 per child with discounts for siblings and no charge for babies of course! Find us every Mon for term time at 10.15am at the Shoreham Centre, Pond Rd, BN43 5WU. Feel free just to turn up or call/text me if you have any questions. Dinki Dancers encourages toddlers to enjoy different dance styles, play dancing games and experiment with fun props and costume – all to funky music! Planning a children’s Party? How about a DINKI DANCE PARTY TAILORED to fit your party theme? Call Kat on 01273-463120 or 07809-437703. Find me on Facebook at Dinki Dancers and Dinki Dance Parties! Like/share my page, join the group and keep up-to-date on the latest info.

THE CREATION STATION

Award winning creative sessions for children 6mth–5yrs. Every Tues morning at the RNLI Lifeboat Station Shoreham, To book and more info go to www.thecreationstation.co.uk/jen-hove

TIGER’S EYE WRITERS

Relaxed and supportive creative writing workshops for 6–11yr olds at The Meetings Room in Shoreham Library, with imaginative games, focused writing activities and the opportunity to read work to the group and receive constructive feedback. 6–9s meet alternate Sat 9.45–11am, 9–11s alternate Tues 4–5.15pm. FIRST SESSION FREE then £6 per session, or £5 if you book a term in advance. See website to find out more and to read examples of our work www.sites.google.com/site/tigerseyewriters, or contact Tess on 07940-466035/tessjolly@yahoo.co.uk

CHINESE LESSONS FOR LITTLE ONES

Learn Chinese through music and movement! Lively & fun, singing & music Chinese lessons for children aged 0–7 and their parents or carers. With live music (guitar or piano), toys, puppets, songs, activities, exercises, games, role plays, books, stories and much more! 45mins per session. Healthy snacks included. Babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and schoolers welcome. Contact Xirong on mobile 07796-210160 or email zxirong@hotmail.com