Roselands and Seaside


FILM FORUM: meets in the Brodie Hall of Christ Church this evening (Friday) at 7pm when a full length feature film will be shown, followed by a short general discussion. The theme will be ‘Scandal of the lost children’. The cost is £2 per person. Due to licensing restrictions the title of the film cannot be advertised, but information can be obtained by calling 749653 or visit the website

A FUNDAY SUNDAY BIG LUNCH: will take place on Seaside Recreation Ground on Sunday August 2 from 12 noon-6pm, when there will be live music, a beer tent, refreshments, dog show, Punch & Judy from Ray Sparks, a variety of stalls and children’s games and a bouncy castle, plus entertainment from magician Kris Singh throughout the afternoon. For more information email or visit

THE WALSINGHAM CELL: meets for a Mass in the Memorial Chapel of Christ Church at 6.15pm on Monday August 3. For details about Cell membership and the annual pilgrimages to Walsingham, call 728522.

A JAZZ LUNCH: with The Paul Davis Trio will be held at the Langham Hotel on Sunday August 9. For bookings and enquiries, call 731451.

BROADCASTER ED ‘STEWPOT’ STEWART: will be the guest speaker at the next Ladies’ Lunch Club lunch, which will be at the Langham Hotel, Royal Parade, on Tuesday August 18 at 12 noon for 12.30pm. There is no club membership fee, you simply pay for any lunches that you wish to attend. For bookings and information, call 731451.

HOW MANY HOURS IN SPITS?: is the title of the next lecture in the Carry On Curator series at the Redoubt Fortress and will be on Tuesday August 18, when curator Damian Etherington will speak about Eastbourne and the RAF, plus the story of one man’s life in RAF. Visitors will be able to handle, talk about and discover the hidden stories of the objects that are not normally accessible to the public. The talk is from 2pm-3pm and is free with the normal museum entry charge. For bookings and enquiries, telephone 410300 or call into the Redoubt reception.

THE RNLI LOCAL BRANCH: which meets regularly in the West Dean Suite of the Langham Hotel, takes a break during the month of August and meetings will resume on Friday September.11 at 10am, for a 10.30am start, when Brian Freeland will speak about Clarkson Rose.

BOURNE TO SING: Community Choir is currently recruiting new singers. The rock/pop choir is open to all and is based at the Leaf Hall in Seaside. There is no audition and the only requirement is an enthusiasm and passion for singing. For information contact Kerry Evenden on or call 07969 253575. The choir meets on Monday evenings between 8pm-9pm and the cost is £5 per session.

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