March

Friday 1st

The Colour Show 2019
7.30pm at Hailsham Community Civic Hall, Vicarage Lane, BN27 2AX
Hailsham Photographic Society have their Colour Show, this year supporting Cuckmere Community Bus. Please come along, support the society, and enjoy some stunning audio visual photograph sequences. Tickets are just £6 available from Hailsham Camera Centre (or phone 01424 225684 or visit www.hailshamphotographicsociety.co.uk

Saturday 2nd

Historical Film Transport Morning
10.30am (doors open 10.00am) to noon at Hailsham Pavilion, George Street, BN27 1AE
John Bishop presents us with another fine selection of transport through the ages. Tickets £5.

The Colour Show 2019
2.30pm and 7.30pm at Hailsham Community Civic Hall, Vicarage Lane, BN27 2AX
Hailsham Photographic Society have their Colour Show, this year supporting Cuckmere Community Bus. Please come along, support the society, and enjoy some stunning audio visual photograph sequences. Tickets are just £6 available from Hailsham Camera Centre (or phone 01424 225684 or visit www.hailshamphotographicsociety.co.uk

Open Evening
6.30pm ’til late at The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux BN27 1RN
The Observatory Science Centre opens its doors for an open evening to celebrate Dark Skies Festival. Fingers crossed for clear skies so that viewing with telescopes can take place. Do wrap up warm. Visit the-observatory.org for more details.

Line Dancing Social
7.15pm to 10.30pm at Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road, Hailsham BN27 3DR
Looking for a little bit of exercise? For £6 including complimentary tea, coffee and biscuit, pop along for an evening of line-dancing, with the DJ playing as many requests as he can fit in.

Quiz Night
7.30pm to 10.00pm at Herstmonceux Village Hall, Hailsham Road (A271) BN27 4JX
Fundraising Quiz in support of the windmill at Windmill Hill. Snacks, wine, beer, lager, coffee, tea and soft drinks will be on sale. Tickets £5 each. Reserve a table for 6 or 8 people and get a discount. To book, contact admin@windmillhillwindmill.org.

Hailsham a-go-go Fundraiser ## SOLD OUT ##
From 8.00pm at Chapter 12, 12 High Street, Hailsham BN27 1BJ
Hailsham FM presenters Alan Cann and Paul Orr team up to bring you an evening of top Reggae, Northern Soul, Ska, R&B, 2tone and 60’s Beat tunes in the recently completed new Chapter 12 function room. Tickets £5 each available from Alan on 07980 343201, or from the Hailsham FM studios at 2 North Street, Hailsham, with all money from ticket sales going to your number one truly local radio station.

Sunday 3rd

Sundays at Three – Concert by HCC
3.00pm to 5.00pm at Hailsham Methodist Church, 15 High Street, BN27 1AN (opposite The Grenadier)
As part of the church’s 150th celebrations, musicians and singers from Hailsham Community College showcase their range of their musical talents. Free to attend.

Wednesday 6th

Hailsham Historical and Natural History Society
7.30pm to 9.30pm at Charles Hunt Centre, Vicarage Field, Hailsham BN27 1BG
Alan Stone presents us with a talk about the restoration of Jill Windmill at Clayton.

Quiz Night
6.30pm – 11.00pm at Chapter 12, 12 High Street, Hailsham
The monthly quiz night, £5 per head including complimentary drink. Please book by calling 01323 351898 or reserve a table on Chapter 12 website. These are proving to be quite popular, so book early.

Saturday 9th

Hailsham Farmers Produce and Craft Market
9.00am to 12.30pm at Hailsham Cattle Market, Market Street, BN27 2AG
Offering shoppers fresh meat, fruit and vegetables, dairy products, honey, bread, eggs, jams, pickles, pies, as well as bespoke craft items and the Cuckmere Community Bus.

Mamma Mia Here We Go Again Sing-along
2.30pm and 7.30pm at Hailsham Pavilion, George Street, BN27 1AE
‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again‛ drew some great audiences in 2018 when it was screened at The Pavilion, and the Sing-Along version certainly won‛t disappoint. Whatever the weather, this film presentation will transport you to the sunshine of a Mediterranean holiday. Presented by HOPS, raising funds for the upkeep of the Pavilion. Tickets £7.50 available from the box office 01323 841414 or online hailshampavilion.co.uk. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO TRAILERS BEFOREHAND SO THE FILM WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIMES.

Sunday 10th

Deans Place Wedding Fayre
11.00am to 3.00pm at Deans Place Hotel, Seaford Road, Alfriston BN26 5TW
View the fabulous facilities and grounds ahead of your very special day. It will be the perfect opportunity to meet with local suppliers to give you inspirational ideas for your wedding, whether it is choosing chair sashes to match your theme, or finding the most exciting entertainment and unique options to compliment your day.

Thursday 14th

Glass Painting
10.00am to Noon at Prospects House, George Street, Hailsham BN27 1AD
A free, one-off glass painting workshop presented by SCDA. To enquire or book, phone 01273 519149 or email healthylifestyles@sussexcommunity.org.uk

Saturday 16th

Harmonie Band Concert
7.30pm (doors 7.00pm) to 9.30pm at Grovelands School, Dunbar Drive, Hailsham
HOPS, raising funds for the upkeep of Hailsham Pavilion, present The Harmonie Concert Band, established in 2007 and who are a blend of woodwind, brass and percussion. Tickets £7.50 adults, £3.50 students and children, available from Hailsham Pavilion box office or www.hailshampavilion.co.uk

Open Evening
6.30pm ’til late at The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux BN27 1RN
The Observatory Science Centre opens its doors for one of its regular open evenings. Fingers crossed for clear skies so that viewing with telescopes can take place. Do wrap up warm. Visit the-observatory.org for more details.

Sunday 17th

Sundays at Three – Concert The Robin Post Singers
3.00pm to 5.00pm at Hailsham Methodist Church, 15 High Street, BN27 1AN (opposite The Grenadier)
As part of the church’s 150th celebrations, Barbara Newell and her singing group, the Robin Post Singers, perform songs from many periods, old to new, and many genres, humorous to sacred. Free entry.

Wednesday 20th

Wine tasting
7.30pm – 9.30pm at Chapter 12, 12 High Street, Hailsham
Monthly wine tasting session with Giles of South Downs Cellars. Taste 5 wines, perfectly matched with canapes for £15 per person. Please book by calling 01323 351898 or reserve a table on Chapter 12 website.

Saturday 23rd

Daffodil Festival (runs until April 14th)
10.00am to 5.00pm at Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker  BN27 3QS
A host of 80,000 daffodils bursting into colour. Tour the Priory gardens and enjoy the magnificent colourful carpets of tulips and daffodils as the Priory’s lawns and flowerbeds burst into spring. Lots to see and do as Spring gets under way, visit sussexpast.co.uk/event/spring-festival for more details. Regular admission prices apply.

Race Night
7.00pm to 10.00pm at Grovelands School, Dunbar Drive, BN27 3UW
FRiends Of Grovelands School (FROGS) raising funds for the school, bring you an evening of low-stakes entertainment. With a licensed bar, raffle and lots of snacks to fill you up, pop along and show your support for one of our local educational establishments. Tickets £4 adult, £2 child available from 01323 700 444 or frogs@grovelands.e-sussex.sch.uk

Wednesday 27th

Tasting Menu
6.00pm – 9.00pm at Chapter 12, 12 High Street, Hailsham 
The monthly tasting menu is an opportunity to taste some of the freshest and finest food in the south. Five courses of delectable modern British cuisine using modern and traditional cooking methods. £38 per person, additional £18 per person for wine flight. You must book in advance for this event, phone 01323 351898 or reserve a table on Chapter 12 website.

Saturday 30th

Community Spring Clean Up
2.30pm meet at South Road Car Park, Hailsham

Got a couple of hours spare? Fancy taking part in the Great British Spring Clean? The team from Dippy Doodahs are organising another Spring Clean of the Cuckoo Trail, but need hands-on assistance. Please pop along and pick up some of the litter that has accumulated since the last clean and get Hailsham looking spick and span.

Quiz Night
7.00pm for 7.30pm start at Westham Village Hall, Peelings Lane, BN24 5HE

Cats Protection: Friends of Eastbourne Adoption Centre host their annual quiz, raising funds for the adoption centre in Hailsham. Book a team by phone 01323 440101 or email eastbourne@cats.org.uk.

Live at Leaf Hall
7.00pm to 11.00pm at Leaf Hall, 51 Seaside Road, Eastbourne, BN22 7NB
Blackrock Music Promotion, Gecko Promotion, Eastbourne Borough Council and DCLive present four local bands: The Kiffs; Txt Talk; Fighter Of The Nightman; Sam Tier. £3 in advance / £5 on the door, with Drinks promotions all night. 14+ with ID. To book, visit onlineticketseller.com

Open Evening
8.00pm ’til 12.30am at The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux BN27 1RN
The Observatory Science Centre opens its doors for an open evening to celebrate Dark Skies Festival. Fingers crossed for clear skies so that viewing with telescopes can take place. Do wrap up warm. Visit the-observatory.org for more details. ADULTS ONLY