Local Events Guide

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SEPTEMBER

Sunday 10th, 9.30am
Hellingly Village Hall
THE JOHN FAULDS HELLINGLY 10K

The 33rd running of this event, organised by Hailsham Harriers and open to club and fun runners alike. All participants will receive a medal but specific prizes will be awarded to the first 3 men, the first 3 women, the first male team, the first female team as well as the first man and lady in each age category and the runner who breaks the course record. Entry is £10 for anyone affiliated to UK Athletics, £12 for those unaffiliated.

Saturday 16th, 10am
Station Road Car Park, Heathfield
CUCKOO TRAIL SPONSORED STROLL

A 5-mile round trip walk to Horam raising money for Christian Aid. Get a sponsor form in advance by emailing suegreener@gmail.com or simply turn up and donate on the day.

Wednesday 20th, 7.15pm
Hailsham Pavilion
THE MAGIC FLUTE – A ROYAL OPERA HOUSE PRODUCTION

Mozart’s glorious opera is brought, enchantingly, to life in David McVicar’s production with beautiful sets by John Macfarlane. Tickets are £15 for adults and £12 for concessions and are available at the Box Office or on 01323 841414. Doors open at 6.45pm.

OCTOBER

Tuesday 3rd, 7.15pm
Hailsham Pavilion
LA BOHEME – A ROYAL OPERA HOUSE PRODUCTION

Acclaimed director Richard Jones brings his characteristically acute insight into his direction of this much-loved classic, visualized in Stewart Laing’s spectacular setting.Tickets are £15 for adults and £12 for concessions and are available at the Box Office or on 01323 841414. Doors open at 6.45pm.

Wednesday 11th, 7pm
Hailsham Pavilion
CORIOLANUS – AN RSC PRODUCTION

Director Angus Jackson, completes the Royal Shakespeare Company’s collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays with a visceral production which sees SopeDirisutake on the title role. Tickets are £15 for adults and £12 for concessions and are available at the Box Office or on 01323 841414. Doors open at 6.30pm.

Sunday 15th, 7.30pm
Hailsham Pavilion
FAUSTUS

An exciting young band consisting of three of the most pivotal players in the English roots revival of the past decade. Tickets are £18.50 and can be purchased at the Box Office or by calling 01323 841414.

Monday 23rd, 7.15pm
Hailsham Pavilion
ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND – A ROYAL OPERA HOUSE PRODUCTION

Christopher Wheeldon’s version of the Lewis Carroll tale burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. Joby Talbot’s score combines contemporary sound worlds with sweeping melodies that gesture to ballet scores of the 19th century while Bob Crowley’s wildly imaginative, eye-popping designs draw on everything from puppetry to projections to make Wonderland wonderfully real. The result shows The Royal Ballet at its best, bringing together world-class dance with enchanting family entertainment. Tickets are £15 for adults and £12 for concessions and are available at the Box Office or on 01323 841414. Doors open at 6.45pm.

NOVEMBER

Wednesday 1st, 7.30pm
Hailsham Pavilion
HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN

From the bright lights of the Grand Ol’ Opry to Glastonbury and festival stages worldwide, touring with Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson, and opening seven nights of Roxy Music’s sold-out “For Your Pleasure” U.K. stadium tour, the multi award winning Hot Club of Cowtown have become the premier ambassadors of Hot Jazz and Western Swing through the unstoppable power of their breathtaking live show. They’ll bring you glimpses of Romany music and culture that capture the sophistication and sizzle of Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt’s Quintette du Hot Club de France.
Tickets are £20 and can be purchased at the Box Office or by calling 01323 841414.

Saturday 18th, 8pm
Herstmonceux Village Hall, A271
1960s CHARITY DANCE

In aid of The Alzheimers Society and featuring live music from The City Rhodes Sound.Doors open at 7.30pm and there’ll also be a licensed bar. Tickets are £12.50 which includes a Ploughman’s Supper and can be purchased from Dawn or Cecil on 01323 832304.

Sunday 19th, 7.30pm
Hailsham Pavilion
LOS PACAMINOS featuring PAUL YOUNG

You may recall this band playing at a fundraiser for St. Wilfrid’s Hospice earlier this year.

Whilst it’s led by Paul Young, one of the UK’s finest vocalists, he’s not the only luminary in this fun-loving and rocking outfit. Some of the best musicians in the business – Drew Barfield (who’s played alongside Joe Jackson and in Level 42), Steve Greetham (who’s played in Joan Armatrading’s backing band), Mark Pinder (who’s played alongside Alison Moyet) and Jamie Moses (who has worked with The Pretenders, Mike And The Mechanics, Chaka Khan, Gary Barlow, Mica Paris, Pete Townsend, Paul Rodgers, Curtis Steigers, Dave Stewart, Tom Jones and is now a regular member of the current Queen set-up) – have teamed up to present an incendiary mix of Tex-Mex classics, Spanish songs and original material.

Tickets are £20 and can be purchased at the Box Office or by calling 01323 841414.

DECEMBER

Tuesday 5th, 7.15pm
Hailsham Pavilion
THE NUTCRACKER – A ROYAL OPERA HOUSE PRODUCTION

Peter Wright’s nigh-on definitive production for The Royal Ballet ranks as one of the most enduring and enchanting versions of The Nutcracker. With its festive period setting, dancing snowflakes and enchanting stage magic, Lev Ivanov’s 1892 ballet has become the perfect Christmas entertainment, with Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous, sugar-spun music the most recognizable of all ballet scores.

Tickets are £15 for adults and £12 for concessions and are available at the Box Office or on 01323 841414. Doors open at 6.45pm.

Saturday 9th, 7.30pm
Hailsham Pavilion
AGNES FOUNTAIN

The quartet, affectionately known as the “Aggies” (comprising founder David Hughes, Fairport Convention’s Chris Leslie and BBC Folk Award winners, Chris While & Julie Matthews) have become something of a seasonal institution, staging a series of sell-out Christmas shows across the country since 2001 and have endeared themselves to an ever-growing audience. Christmas (as it is, apparently, said) starts with St Agnes Fountain – festive joy and a celebration of the season!
Tickets are £20 and can be purchased at the Box Office or by calling 01323 841414.

Saturday 16th, 10am-3pm
Charles Hunt Centre, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham
HAILSHAM BONFIRE SOCIETY CHRISTMAS FAIR

Fundraising for 2018’s Guy Fawkes celebrations in the town begins as soon as possible! Peruse the table-top sale including cakes and hand-made local crafts. There’ll also be a tombola, face-painting and much much more!