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The drama and energy in Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Phoenix Choir members have “thoroughly” enjoyed rehearsing Felix Mendelssohn’s beautiful oratorio, Elijah over the last few months.

A War presented by Eastbourne Film Society

Compelling tension in exceptional film

It is television series such as Borgen that made Danish actors familiar to British audiences and several have also been seen on our cinema screens in films by Tobias Lindholm.

Ronnie Lane

Still playing the music of Ronnie

The music of Ronnie Lane is celebrated by his own band Slim Chance with a live gig on Friday February 3 at Hailsham Pavilion.

Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2016 at the Amex Stadium.

Huge support for the county’s premier food awards

Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 has attracted more than 13,000 public votes to recognise the county’s brightest and best food professionals.

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Haven Players in pantomime George And The Dragon

Don’t miss hilarious panto George And The Dragon

The Haven Players annual pantomime opens tomorrow (Saturday) at 2.30pm with George And The Dragon, an original script written by Richard Osborne. It is the tale of a cowardly knight Sir Spender and his young squire George who get caught up in the quest to rid Camelot of the Evil Baron and Baroness Grimlord. They have to save the fair Princess from the fierce Dragon. Douglas Dalziel returns in his role as the dame, Nanny Fanny Le Fru Fru. Twiddle and Twaddle, the court jesters, provide plenty of jokes. Mark Dickman directs the music along with Oren Gurney on reeds and Steve Huxley on percussion.

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Madagascar half-term fun at The Royal Hippodrome in Eastbourne

Move it, move it to Madagascar show

The Royal Hippodrome Theatre’s resident Community Theatre Company has got half-term holiday covered.

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Snow White at Devonshire Park Theatre January 2017

Highlights and surprise visitors

Another record-breaking pantomime came to a finish this weekend at the Devonshire Park Theatre with several standing ovations as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs played to its final sell-out house, marking a record attendance of 36,000 patrons.

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Aladdin performed by Polegate drama group January 2017

Audience thrilled by “pizzazz and energy” of this Aladdin

There’s plenty of fun and laughter in this year’s Polegate Drama Group’s presentation of Aladdin. It certainly opens their 50th celebration year with pizzaz and energy.

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Sussex Food and Drinks Awards 2015 at the AMEX.

Meet the women behind the Sussex Food and Drink Awards

Ahead of the Sussex Food & Drink Awards banquet Charlotte Harding talks to the two women behind the event which has put local produce firmly on the map.

For Honor is Ubisofts first foray into the hack and slash genre

“Shooter with swords” a big but exciting gamble from Ubisoft

Next month sees something of an interesting gamble by Ubisoft with the launch of co-op online brawler For Honor.

Concorde 2 Brighton SUS-151017-143121001

Local volunteers wanted for UK-wide music venue ‘census’

Britain’s live music scene is to be measured in a world first ‘Springwatch’ style census.

Bourne Chorus concert at All Saints church SUS-161115-152631001

Successful music events and fundraising for charity

Bourne Chorus, the Eastbourne-based close vocal harmony group, has raised £1150 for four local charities by carol singing and performing around the town during the Christmas season.

Babe at the Devonshire Park Theatre

Be charmed by this heart-warming show

Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s much-loved children’s novel which inspired the 1995 film, Babe, The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production.

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Sussex Opera and Ballet Society talk by Nicki Katrak

Teaching future ballet dancers

How do you train and educate young dancers?

Musican Alexander Eadon who will perform at the Birley Centre SUS-160215-163228001

Stunning recital at St Saviour’s Church

Alexander Eadon will next week perform the masterpiece La Nativité du Seigneur by Olivier Messiaen (1568-1992) at St Saviour’s Church in South Street.

Towner 2014 new exhibition Into The Light

Major new show opens at Towner

Towner Art Gallery opens major new exhibition A Certain Kind of Light on January 21.

London Mozart Players at the Grand Hotel in Eastbourne

Acclaimed musicians return to Eastbourne for 15th year

Classical music lovers can begin 2017 in style with a magical musical break at The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne as it welcomes back the celebrated London Mozart Players for a weekend of entertainment from Friday February 3 to Sunday February 5.

Brainiacs Live comes to Royal Hippodrome Theatre

Family fun is all down to science and surprises

Look ahead to half-term fun and diversion with science’s greatest and most volatile live show Brainaic Live!

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Splash Point Jazz Club’s next outing

If you like jazz with a bluesy edge, then the Fishermen’s Club on Royal Parade is the perfect place for you when Splash Point Jazz Club Eastbourne presents Neal Richardson’s Better Than The Blues band on Wednesday January 25.

Moscow City Ballet

REVIEW: Moscow City Ballet at Chichester Festival Theatre

There may be 6,500 languages in the world today but music and dance continues to speak with one tongue.

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