Down Your Way: Town Centre

ON Wednesday, September 19, the Devonshire Park Evening Townswomen’s Guild has a talk by Stewart Henderson on ‘The North Sea Oil Story’ in All Saint’s Church Hall, Grange Road at 7.15pm.

THURSDAY to Saturday, September 20-22, the Under Ground Theatre present the drama ‘Snared’ at 8pm and also 4pm on Sunday. Tickets available at the theatre events or the TIC. There will be a discussion with the cast after the performance.

On Saturday, September 22, Richard Walder and Ron Turner on guitar and tea chest, play songs too good to forget at the coffee morning, 10am-noon.

Until the end of September there is an exhibition of modern African Art in the foyer.

A QUEEN Tribute Show takes place at the Bandstand, 8pm on Friday, September 21, while on September 23 you can relax to the Second Wind Concert Band.

ON Saturday, September 22, at 7.30pm there is a concert by the Porthcawl Male Voice Choir in the Central Methodist Church, Pevensey Road. They will be accompanied by harpist Fiona Hosford. Tickets, £7, from the Coffee Lounge, Langney Road, each morning except Thursday, 10am-noon, or at the door on the night.

ST WILFRID’S Hospice has a sponsored walk in pyjamas along the seafront from 6pm in aid of funding for the new hospice. Collect an application form from one of its charity shops.

ON September 25 Anthony Vent talks about a rail tour from ‘Bexhill to Bombay’ to the Eastbourne Local History Society in St. Saviour’s Church Hall at 7.30pm. Visitors and guests welcome on payment of £1.

Also on Tuesday, Jo Stapleton talks about the work of ‘Mission Ships’ to the Friendship Hour in the Central Methodist Church Hall, Langney Road, all welcome.

THE Heritage Centre, Eastbourne, in Carlisle Road is holding a special exhibition until the end of October called Eastbourne’s Sporting Heritage. This will display some of the town’s sporting champions, including swimmers, athletes, golfers, as well as Olympic and International successes of local colleges and clubs. It is open daily 2pm-5pm except Wednesday and Sunday.

ON Thursday, September 26, members of the children’s charity Action for Children’ support group are at Tesco, Lottbridge Drove with collecting tins for the upkeep of the Mothers and Babies home in Eastbourne. This home is for homeless young mothers and their babies to live in a pleasant, secure environment.

EASTBOURNE Talking Newspapers Association records extracts from the Gazette and Herald newspapers, read by a team of volunteer readers. To find out more call the distributing secretary on 725620.

THE Eastbourne Blind Society also has a large library of talking books and comedy and drama radio recordings. The Resource centre is open on a Thursday, where you can view the latest appliances available at the blind centre, 124, Longstone Road. Contact David Dick on 729511 for details.