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Moving drama rooted in truth

Shell Shock returns to Eastbourne at Printers Playhouse on 2nd, 3rd and 4th February at 7pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Southern Spirit at Under Ground Theatre

Free music for Saturday morning

Tomorrow sees Southern Spirit, formed in Bexhill in 2016, playing at the Under Ground Theatre from 10-12 noon.

Music
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Sooty, Sweep and Soo hit town with a little help from friends

After kicking off the festivities at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland in London this Christmas, Sooty is back in a brand-new show with guaranteed giggles for the whole family!

Theatre and Comedy
Sussex Opera and Ballet Society talk by Nicki Katrak

Inspiring young dancers

On Sunday January 22, Nicola Katrak from the Royal Ballet School and a former Royal Ballet principal dancer will be talking about her experience of teaching younger ballet students and the responsibility of passing on the 19th century repertoire that is their heritage.

Arts
David Armitage art exhibition - Disasters Of War - We Used To Live Here

Exploration and colour in art show

Spectrum is the latest solo exhibition from contemporary painter David Armitage.

Arts
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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.

Music
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.

Arts
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.

Music
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.

Whats on
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Lifestyle
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.

Lifestyle
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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.

Music
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.

Music
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.

Theatre and Comedy
Sussex Opera and Ballet Society talk by Nicki Katrak

Teaching future ballet dancers

How do you train and educate young dancers?

Arts
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.

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