DYW: Town Centre - February 9, 2011

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ARE YOU providing long term care for another person who may be frail, disabled or suffering from a long term illness?

The physical and emotional wellbeing of a carer may be compromised by their caring role.

You may be entitled to support. Care for the Carers can provide certain services such as an emergency alert card, access to a carer’s assessment or advise on social opportunities for carers.

To find out more contact Care for the Carers on 738390 or visit them at Greencoat House, St. Leonards Road.

IF YOU wish to stop compulsive overeating, a fellowship of individuals meets on Tuesdays, 6pm-7.30pm in the WRVS Russell Centre, 24 Hyde Road.

Everyone is welcome to join the group and benefit from the shared experiences, strength and hope of recovery of others with this same problems.

There are no fees or membership dues. Please contact Jacqueline on 07922067608

ON THE third Friday of the month, 7.15pm to 9pm a healing circle takes place at the WRVS Centre, providing healing for any animal who has suffered a past trauma or has behavioural problems.

This seeks to help encourage good relationships and trust between animals and their owners.

All dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and smaller animals in a secured carrier. Contact Jude on 07903687723.

ON TUESDAY, February 15, the Eastbourne Dickens Fellowship will be celebrating Charles Dickens’ birthday with a lunch at the Chatsworth Hotel, to be followed by a talk on Dickens by an accredited speaker.

If you would like to join the celebration, contact Anna on 646659 or Maggie on 471615.

‘QUILTS’ is the subject of Carol Jewel’s talk to the Friendship Hour in the Methodist Church Hall, Langney Road, from 2pm on Tuesday, February 15. Men are welcome.

THE MANAGER of the Langham Hotel, Royal Parade, will be relating his experiences of Hotel Management from Park Lane to Royal Parade. Neil Kirby’s talk commences at 2.30pm on February 15 in St. Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Blackwater Road.

ON SATURDAY, February 12, from 10am to noon in the Underground Theatre beneath the Central Library, Cornflower T and U and Friends will be presenting songs of 1961 and news stories of that year. Admission free, with tea, coffee and homemade cakes for sale.

At 7.30pm Fiona Hosford, harpist will be playing classical, popular, jazz and heavy metal music.

Tickets £8 are obtainable in advance at coffee mornings, at TIC 737677 or at the door if available.

On Sundays at 2.30pm, a season of classic films will be screened, commencing with the 1957 film ‘Time without Pity’, starring Michael Redgrave and Ann Todd.

Tickets £6.50 to include tea and cake after the show.

ON MONDAY, February 21, the Coxswain of the Eastbourne Lifeboat, Mark Sawyer, will be talking about the work of the RNLI to the Eastbourne Association of Sussex Folk in St. Saviour’s Church Hall, South Street, at 7.30pm.

Guests are welcome to attend at a small charge.

CASPER Johnson will be talking about “The Archaeology of Bodiam Castle” and the recent finds unearthed when part of the floor in the Great Hall was cleared, to the Eastbourne Natural History and Archaeology Society on Friday, February 11, at 7.30pm.

THE Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival commences on Monday, February 14, in the Winter Garden Halls.

This annual event hosts hundreds of performers demonstrating their skills in various arts such as instrumental, piano, speech, drama and dance.

Daily tickets are available at the box office.