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Chamber choir’s upcoming dates

Last Sunday marked the beginning of the Christmas season for well-known local chamber choir, the Renaissance Singers.

Seaford's  Cinderella

Hot panto tickets

Seaford Musical Theatre has sold out its Saturday matinees for panto Cinderella but there are some seats left for evening performances.

Theatre and Comedy

The First Hippo on the Moon... via Eastbourne

The attraction of David Walliams’ The First Hippo on the Moon?

Theatre and Comedy
Con Brio at Under Ground Theatre in Eastbourne SUS-160106-115851001

Con Brio gets festive at UGT

Take a break from Christmas shopping at the Under Ground Theatre with morning coffee and music on Saturday December 17.

Robin Hood by the Spotlight Players

Laughs by the barrel-load from those Spotlight Players

Laughter is the best medicine, and there were laughs aplenty in Robin Hood, this year’s pantomime by the Spotlight Players at St Mary’s Church Hall, Decoy Drive.

Theatre and Comedy
Haven Players Christmas Panto

Haven Christmas at Stone Cross

Christmas is fast approaching and the Haven Players are busy rehearsing for two shows.

Theatre and Comedy
Ruth Fishers's stained glass will be included in Open House at the Big House on December 10/11 2016 SUS-160612-111034001

Art and crafts in open weekend

John and Helen Warren welcome visitors to the Big House - one of the Christmas Open Houses and Studios taking place across Eastbourne this weekend.

Andrew Newey who will sing on last day of Christmas Marrket at Eastbourne Bandstand SUS-160612-110213001

Don’t miss out on this Christmas performance from X Factor finalist

X Factor live show finalist Andrew Newey will be singing at Eastbourne Bandstand on the last day of the Christmas Market, which is December 18.

Natalie Roberts Performing Arts in their first Christmas panto

First pantomime will mark end of a successful 2016

Following the success of an amazing annual showcase titled The Middle Of A Moment in August, Natalie Roberts Performing Arts Group is now presenting its first ever panto for December.

Theatre and Comedy
Celebrity chefs show you how to make exotic dishes at home

VIDEOS: Boring Brits? Think again! Celebrity chefs show you how to make exotic dishes at home

The majority of Brits jump at the opportunity to try new cuisine when they go on holiday, TV chef and author Phil Vickery and MasterChef finalist Emma Spitzer both use their time on holiday to expand their culinary knowledge, drawing inspiration from local chefs cooking regional dishes.

St Agnes at Hailsham Pavilion

Bring Christmas on with St Agnes Fountain’s live gig

Music fans will want to welcome St Agnes Fountain back to Hailsham Pavilion on Saturday December 17 at 7.30pm to properly launch the festive season.

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COUNTY NEWS: Tributes to Game of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan

Tributes are being paid to Sussex actor Peter Vaughan - best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge - who died this morning (Tuesday December 6), aged 93.

Abba Reunion at Congress Theatre, Eastbourne SUS-160612-113249001

Get in party mood with the Abba Reunion Tribute Show

Following successful tours and sold-out venues, The Abba Reunion Tribute Show is coming to the Congress Theatre on Saturday December 10 from 7.30pm.

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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Concentus Christmas concerts

The sound of the season is here

If you’re in need of some seasonal sounds to get you in festive frame of mind, then look no further than Concentus Sings Christmas.

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Two Christmas concerts for popular choir The Glen Chorale

The Glen Chorale, led by Ansy Boothroyd, has two events coming up in the next few days. David Alexander is the group’s talented accompanist.

Dishonoured 2 is in the running to be crowned the Game of the Year

Console Corner: Dishonoured 2 review

An honour to play Dishonoured 2.

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Vivace!  choir at St Nicolas church in Pevensey

Versatile and popular choir

The Rt. Revd. Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester will preach at St Nicolas Church Pevensey on Sunday as the culmination of events marking the church’s 800th anniversary. The service starts at 11am.

Viennese gala night

Viennese gala night

The British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra comes to the Congress Theatre for a festive evening of sparkling Strauss waltzes, Christmas music and songs from Vienna in A Viennese Strauss Christmas Gala, on Friday December 16 at 7.30pm.

Eastbourne Open Houses December 2016

Artists ready to show work over Open House weekends

For the seventh Christmas running, the artists and makers of Eastbourne open their doors to the public for the next two weekends.

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