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Wednesday 29 March 2017 - 09:00 to 2 June 2017 16:30

Tricia Johnson: The Art of Seaweed Pressing (Littlehampton Museum, Church Street, Littlehampton)

Tricia Johnson displays her collection of botanical work inspired by the Victorian ladies who spent their time collecting and pressing flowers and seaweed into scrapbooks. In this art exhibition with a scientific twist, Tricia has used local specimens of seaweed to showcase the beauty of life along our shoreline. The work will be complemented by a display of the Museum’s own natural history specimens.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

APRIL 2017

Saturday 1 April 2017 - 09:00 to 2 June 2017 16:30

Underground Sussex (Littlehampton Museum, Church Street, Littlehampton)

Littlehampton Museum and the West Sussex Geological Society join forces to showcase their collections of local minerals, rocks and fossils. Visitors will travel back in time hundreds of millions of years to learn the fascinating history of the county as told by its rocks.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Saturday 1 April 2017 - 12:00 to 29 October 2017 16:00

Littlehampton Miniature Railway (Mewsbrook Park, Norfolk Gardens, Littlehampton)

The miniature railway will be open every weekend from 1st April to 29th October, and every day in the school holidays. See our website for train times and further details. Email littlehamptonminiaturerailway@gmail.com
Event organiser: Littlehampton Miniature Railway

Monday 3 April 2017 - 10:00 to 3 October 2017 16:00

WW1 Exhibition (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

WW1 Exhibition arrives at the Look and Sea Visitor Centre for six months.
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Sunday 30 April 2017 - 10:00 to 13:00

Book Launch (Arundel Museum, Mill Road)

Join four West Sussex writers when they launch their latest books at the Arundel Museum. For more information, visit www.westsussexwriters.co.uk
Event organiser: West Sussex Writers

MAY 2017

Monday 1 May 2017 - 20:00

Felpham Singles Club (The George Inn, Felpham)

On your own? Single, widowed or divorced, over 45 and want to meet new friends for a social life, then why not come along to Felpham Singles Social Club for a chat/disco. The club meets on the first Monday of every month and is fun and friendly - no membership required. See website for more info and activities www.felphamsingles.yolasite.com or email felphamsingles@sunsport.fsnet.co.uk. Telephone Dianne on 01243 543281 or Anne on 01243 821530.
Event organiser: Felpham Singles Club

Tuesday 2 May 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00

Digging Up The Duffields! (Worthing Library)

Discover Victorian Worthing, learn about a local family's tragic story and find out how easy it is to trace ancestors. Martin Hayes, County Local Studies Librarian, demonstrates how to use basic genealogical sources from the 19th and 20th centuries to start your family history research. For more information, call 01903 704809.
Event organiser: Worthing Library, Worthing

Tuesday 2 May 2017 - 19:30 to 21:00

Worthing Antique, Arts and Collectors Club Meeting (Worthing Lecture Theatre, Below Main Library)

We are a small friendly club, established over 45 years ago. The meetings take place on the first Tuesday of the month at the Worthing lecture theatre, below the main library. The speaker for May is Robert Mucci, expert on and collector of beads and textiles. The subject is World Textiles. All are welcome, non-members pay £5 for entry. Call 07984 403890 for more information.
Event organiser: Worthing Antique, Arts and Collectors Club

Tuesday 2 May 2017 - 20:00 to 23:00

Breakway Singles Club (John Selden in Half Moon Lane, Durrington)

Are you on your own, single, widowed or divorced and over 45? Would you like to meet new friends in a similar position, to socialise, dance to our disco and share in various other activities? If so, why not come along to the Breakaway Singles Social Club? You can be sure of a friendly welcome. The club meets every Tuesday night. In addition to the usual chance to chat and dance to the disco, there are sometimes quizzes, bingo sessions and live music nights. Visit bwayc.blogspot.co.uk
Event organiser: Breakway Singles Club

Wednesday 3 May 2017 - 18:45 to

Quiz Night (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

Quiz Night are £12.95 and include choice of meal, entrance to quiz and a cash prize for the winner. Tickets to be bought in advance from the Visitors Information Centre.
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Friday 5 May 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Rustington Village Friends Meeting (Coffee Lounge, Methodist Church, Claigmar Road)

Rustington Village Friends, an offshoot of Rustington Residents Association, offers a get-together facility for parishioners every Friday afternoon. We are a non-denominational group offering tea, biscuits, cake and a raffle ticket, all for just £2. We look forward to welcoming you any Friday afternoon in the coffee lounge at the Methodist Church. If you need some more information, please telephone Carol on 01903 782876 or Jilly on 01903 850853.
Event organiser: Rustington Village Friends

Friday 5 May 2017 - 19:00

Worthing Petanque (West Worthing Club, Titnore Way, Titnore Lane)

Worthing Petanque meet on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 10am and Friday evenings. New members are most welcome. For more information, visit www.worthingpetanqueclub.org.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Petanque Club

Saturday 6 May 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

Artisan Market (High Street, Littlehampton)

Artists, local producers and creators, artisan craft makers, antiques, antiquarian books, busking, performance and all the colourful characters which make up the local coastline and downlands around us along the South Coast. It’s a chance for locals and visitors alike to gain a fresh understanding of the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town. Call 01903 722666.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Saturday 6 May 2017 - 10:00 to 16:30

Model Railway Exhibition (Felpham Community College, Felpham, West Sussex)

An exhibition featuring some of the best in model railways from this and surrounding areas. Several layouts and trade stands. Ride on railway for younger visitors. Refreshments. Wheelchair access.Free parking.Accompanied KIDS GO IN FREE.Come and enjoy a day with a local model railway group and you may get a chance to have a go at driving a train yourself. http://swing.model-railway.org.uk/
Event organiser: Modelfest Club

Saturday 6 May 2017 - 10:15

Worthing Petanque’s Come and Try Day (West Worthing Club, Titnore Way, Titnore Lane)

Interested in playing petanque and want to see if it’s for you? The club has a come and try day, so why not come along and try your hand? For more information, visit www.worthingpetanqueclub.org.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Petanque Club

Saturday 6 May 2017 - 10:30 to 13:30

Geology Identification and Handling Session (Littlehampton Museum, Church Street, Littlehampton)

Another chance to meet the experts from the West Sussex Geological Society who will be here from 10.30-1.30pm armed with fascinating specimens for you to handle, and ready to answer any questions you may have. They will also be on hand for identification, so if you have any mysterious rocks and want to know more bring them along!
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Saturday 6 May 2017 - 19:00

Bingo (Guide Hall, Rustington)

Come and join Rustington Twinning Association for their May meeting, when they will be holding a bingo evening. Members and non-members are welcome. Meal choice is to be advertised. For more information, contact Lynn Mason on lynn897@btinternet.com or 01903 771118, or Gina Ali on gisela.ali@sky.com or 01903 782185.
Event organiser: Rustington Twinning Association

Sunday 7 May 2017 - 10:00 to 12 May 2017 17:00

Art Exhibition (Norfolk Centre, Arundel)

The Arundel Art Society are holding an exhibition. Come along to meet and talk with the local artists and see a diverse collection of art in all mediums, themes and styles. Most of the original paintings on display will be available to buy and cards will also be on sale. Admission is free, so whether you want to buy artwork, view the paintings or just have a chat with the artists, we look forward to seeing you there. Call 01903 882220.
Event organiser: Arundel Art Society

Monday 8 May 2017 - 19:15

Rustington Trefoil Guild Meeting (Rustington Guide HQ, Woodlands Avenue)

If you’re interested in Guiding and you’d like to find out more about Rustington Trefoil Guild, come and visit us. We meet on the second Monday of the month. We have two men in our membership, so it’s not just for ladies! For more information, visit www.trefoilguild.co.uk
Event organiser: Rustington Trefoil Guild

Tuesday 9 May 2017 - 11:30 to

'Childhood in British India;' a Talk. (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

Light Hearted Talk on 'A Childhood In British India; Growing up under the British Raj.' £12.50 per ticket, which includes a selection of Indian snacks. Lecture, Maritime Monday’s and Tea and Talks include tea or coffee on arrival, lecture and a tour of the galleries. Tickets to be bought in advance from the Visitors Information Centre
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Tuesday 9 May 2017 - 19:00

Evening talk. Always Look on the Bright Side. (Durrington Community Centre)

Douglas Eaton will be encouraging us all to "Always Look on the Bright Side." For more information please call Julie on 07981239017.
Event organiser: June Cooper

Tuesday 9 May 2017 - 19:15 to 20:45

Le 'Moulin de la Galette' Renoir et l'impressionisme (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green)

The local Anglo-French Circle meets every second Tuesday of the month for a talk in French. May's subject is Renoir and Impressionism so come along and improve your mind and language skills. Members are of varying levels in French, some native born and bred, others beginners. Whatever your level there will be someone more or less the same. It's only £3 as a visitor so now the evenings are longer and the weather is better come along and give the Circle a go.
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle

Tuesday 9 May 2017 - 19:30

End of Year Charity Fish and Chip Supper (The Fish Factory, Littlehampton)

In aid of the mayor’s chosen charity, Coastal West Sussex MIND Sponsored by PANIC Services UK Ltd. Come along and support this fantastic event. A chance to mingle and network before an amazing two course meal, £19.50 per head. A contribution for each reservation will be donated to Coastal West Sussex MIND from the restaurant. For bookings please call the Fish Factory on 01903 751000. For further information, please contact Melanie: mellysocial@gmail.com 
Event organiser: Coastal West Sussex MIND

Tuesday 9 May 2017 - 20:00 to 23:00

Breakway Singles Club (John Selden in Half Moon Lane, Durrington)

Are you on your own, single, widowed or divorced and over 45? Would you like to meet new friends in a similar position, to socialise, dance to our disco and share in various other activities? If so, why not come along to the Breakaway Singles Social Club? You can be sure of a friendly welcome. The club meets every Tuesday night. In addition to the usual chance to chat and dance to the disco, there are sometimes quizzes, bingo sessions and live music nights. Visit bwayc.blogspot.co.uk
Event organiser: Breakway Singles Club

Thursday 11 May 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Friends Of Chestnut Tree House Plant Sale (St Mary's Centre, Grassmere Lane, Felpham)

Come and join us for our ever popular annual plant sale and enjoy a cup of coffee and delicious cake with friends. The event is being held to raise much-needed funds for our wonderful Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice. Entrance is only 50p. Call 01243 584843 or email paulapuleston@aol.com
Event organiser: Bognor Regis Friends Of Chestnut Tree House

Friday 12 May 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Rustington Village Friends Meeting (Coffee Lounge, Methodist Church, Claigmar Road)

Rustington Village Friends, an offshoot of Rustington Residents Association, offers a get-together facility for parishioners every Friday afternoon. We are a non-denominational group offering tea, biscuits, cake and a raffle ticket, all for just £2. We look forward to welcoming you any Friday afternoon in the coffee lounge at the Methodist Church. If you need some more information, please telephone Carol on 01903 782876 or Jilly on 01903 850853.
Event organiser: Rustington Village Friends

Friday 12 May 2017 - 19:00

Worthing Petanque (West Worthing Club, Titnore Way, Titnore Lane)

Worthing Petanque meet on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 10am and Friday evenings. New members are most welcome. For more information, visit www.worthingpetanqueclub.org.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Petanque Club

Saturday 13 May 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

Family History Day (Worthing Library, Worthing)

Come along to an exciting day of family history and meet the experts from Sussex Family History Group, West Sussex Record Office, Guild of One Name Studies, Canadian Roots, Times Digital Archive, Who Was Who and others. There will also be illustrated talks on researching your military ancestors, as well as how the library service can help you with your family history research. Tickets for these talks cost £3 and are available from the library. Call 01903 704809.
Event organiser: Worthing Library

Saturday 13 May 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Meet the Artist: Tricia Johnson (Littlehampton Museum, Church Street, Littlehampton)

Discover the traditional art of seaweed pressing. Learn how to collect and display these beautiful specimens, and identify and press your own piece to take home. Adults, booking essential, call 01903 738100 to reserve your place.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Sunday 14 May 2017 - 10:00 to 13:00

Walk for Wadars (Goring Gap Green, Goring)

A five miles sponsored walk from Goring Gap green, next to Sea Lane Cafe, to Worthing Pier and back. Prize for both the adult and child raising the most sponsorship. Event in aid of Wadars Animal Rescue. Dogs welcome (on leads). For further details and a sponsor form contact fundraising@wadars.co.uk or call 01903 247 111
Event organiser: Wadars Animal Rescue

Tuesday 16 May 2017 - 20:00 to 23:00

Breakway Singles Club (John Selden in Half Moon Lane, Durrington)

Are you on your own, single, widowed or divorced and over 45? Would you like to meet new friends in a similar position, to socialise, dance to our disco and share in various other activities? If so, why not come along to the Breakaway Singles Social Club? You can be sure of a friendly welcome. The club meets every Tuesday night. In addition to the usual chance to chat and dance to the disco, there are sometimes quizzes, bingo sessions and live music nights. Visit bwayc.blogspot.co.uk
Event organiser: Breakway Singles Club

Wednesday 17 May 2017 - 18:45

Quiz Night (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

Quiz Night are £12.95 and include choice of meal, entrance to quiz and a cash prize for the winner. Tickets to be bought in advance from the Visitors Information Centre.
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Wednesday 17 May 2017 - 19:30 to 21:00

Opium Opulence Oblivion? (Mill Road, Arundel, BN18 9PA)

The History of Hong Kong from 1800 to 2047: a talk by Martin Spurrier £6 for members, £8 for non-members. Bar opens at 7pm. Phone 01903 885866 email office@arundelmuseum.org www.arundelmuseum.org
Event organiser: Friends of Arundel Museum

Wednesday 17 May 2017 - 19:30 to 21:00

The History of Hong Kong from 1800 to 2047 (Arundel Museum)

Join the Friends of Arundel Museum for this talk by Martin Spurrier on the history of Hong Kong. Entry is £6 for members, £8 for non-members. Phone 01903 885866, email office@arundelmuseum.org or visit www.arundelmuseum.org
Event organiser: Friends of Arundel Museum

Friday 19 May 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Rustington Village Friends Meeting (Coffee Lounge, Methodist Church, Claigmar Road)

Rustington Village Friends, an offshoot of Rustington Residents Association, offers a get-together facility for parishioners every Friday afternoon. We are a non-denominational group offering tea, biscuits, cake and a raffle ticket, all for just £2. We look forward to welcoming you any Friday afternoon in the coffee lounge at the Methodist Church. If you need some more information, please telephone Carol on 01903 782876 or Jilly on 01903 850853.
Event organiser: Rustington Village Friends

Friday 19 May 2017 - 19:00

Worthing Petanque (West Worthing Club, Titnore Way, Titnore Lane)

Worthing Petanque meet on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 10am and Friday evenings. New members are most welcome. For more information, visit www.worthingpetanqueclub.org.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Petanque Club

Friday 19 May 2017 - 19:30 to 16 June 2017 19:30

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing BN14 8DU)

West Sussex Geological Society presents a talk given by William Joyce about 'The Geology of the Moon,' followed by questions and refreshments. On 16 June the talk will be by Bob Chandler about "Middle Jurassic Ammonites" followed by questions and refreshments. We also have a full programme of Field Trips for 2017. For information www.wsgs.org.uk Or 01903 209140
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 20 May 2017 - 09:30 to 12:30

Spring Fayre (Rustington Methodist Centre)

1st Rustington Scout Group are holding a Spring Fayre. Stalls will include plants, cakes, white elephants, books and puzzles, jewellery and tombola. Entrance is by a voluntary donation. Please phone Liz at 01903 783460 if you wish to donate any suitable items.
Event organiser: 1st Rustington Scout Group

Saturday 20 May 2017 - 09:30 to 11:30

Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children's Market (The Woodland Centre, Rustington)

Fabulous indoor market returns to Rustington with pre-loved baby and children's items, plus craft and cake stalls etc. A place where parents can buy and sell baby & children's clothes, toys & equipment. We also welcome enquiries from entertainers,crafts & businesses who would be interested in attending or advertising at our events. You can book a stall or find more information on our website www.cheekimonkeys.co.uk or find more details on Facebook Cheeki Monkeys Worthing Area
Event organiser: Sue @ Cheeki Monkeys Worthing

Sunday 21 May 2017 - 09:30 to 13:30

The South Coast Coin Fair (The Devonshire Suite, Chatsworth Hotel, The Steyne)

An enjoyable and friendly coin fair hosted by the Worthing Numismatic Society who this year celebrate their 50th Anniversary. The now established fair attracts over 20 local and national dealers offering coins, tokens, historical medals, banknotes and antiquities. If you are interested in joining this vibrant club, want to buy, to sell or to have items identified and valued then please come along. Call 01903 239867.
Event organiser: Worthing Numismatic Society

Sunday 21 May 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

Open Day - Sunday - Free Bowling Lessons (Beach House Park, opposite Worthing Hospital)

Come and try your hand at outdoor bowling with our friendly club. Free equipment and tuition. A lovely relaxed way to exercise and spend sunny afternoons. Our season runs from the last week of April to the end of the 1st week of October and we have roll-ups every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 2 to 4pm. Free Parking. Contact Tricia on 01903 240056 or 07940 873813. Up to 50% off Joining Fees for new members producing this advert. All ages welcome.
Event organiser: Homefield Park Bowling Club

Tuesday 23 May 2017 - 20:00 to 23:00

Breakway Singles Club (John Selden in Half Moon Lane, Durrington)

Are you on your own, single, widowed or divorced and over 45? Would you like to meet new friends in a similar position, to socialise, dance to our disco and share in various other activities? If so, why not come along to the Breakaway Singles Social Club? You can be sure of a friendly welcome. The club meets every Tuesday night. In addition to the usual chance to chat and dance to the disco, there are sometimes quizzes, bingo sessions and live music nights. Visit bwayc.blogspot.co.uk
Event organiser: Breakway Singles Club

Thursday 25 May 2017 - 12:00 to 16:00

Craft Fair (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

Come and have a look at our craft fair at the Look and sea. Free admission.
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Thursday 25 May 2017 - 14:30

A stroll through the history of Bognor Regis (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Av)

Bognor began its transformation into a seaside resort in 1787, thanks to Sir Richard Hotham. The coming of the railway in the mid-19th century brought more visitors and the town developed and evolved, gaining its Regis suffix in 1929 after King George V’s convalescence there. Bognor historian and author Sylvia Endacott’s illustrated talk will guide us through the town’s interesting history. All are welcome at this talk. Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Thursday 25 May 2017 - 14:30

Rustington Society of Floral Art (Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

Our demonstrator this month is Sophie Beaney, with ‘Fleuration’ and the competition is ‘Emerald Anniversary.’ This month, visitors can attend our meeting for free.  There are refreshments and a flower raffle.  Contact rustingtonsfa@gmail.com for more information.
Event organiser: Rustington Society of Floral Art

Friday 26 May 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Rustington Village Friends Meeting (Coffee Lounge, Methodist Church, Claigmar Road)

Rustington Village Friends, an offshoot of Rustington Residents Association, offers a get-together facility for parishioners every Friday afternoon. We are a non-denominational group offering tea, biscuits, cake and a raffle ticket, all for just £2. We look forward to welcoming you any Friday afternoon in the coffee lounge at the Methodist Church. If you need some more information, please telephone Carol on 01903 782876 or Jilly on 01903 850853.
Event organiser: Rustington Village Friends

Friday 26 May 2017 - 19:00

Worthing Petanque (West Worthing Club, Titnore Way, Titnore Lane)

Worthing Petanque meet on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 10am and Friday evenings. New members are most welcome. For more information, visit www.worthingpetanqueclub.org.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Petanque Club

Saturday 27 May 2017 - 09:30 to 13:30

Foundation in Canine Massage Workshop (Paws, Play & Stay)

Have a great start to the late May Bank Holiday weekend by learning the benefits of massage for your dog to give your dog the best present for summer. This workshop introduces you to some of the theory and practical skills you will need to massage your own dog. There will be an interactive question and answer forum followed by guided hands-on practice of TWELVE techniques. All you need to bring is yourself, your dog and something comfortable to work on, such as a mat or blanket.
Event organiser: AchyPaw & Paws, Play & Stay

Saturday 27 May 2017 - 19:30 to 22:30

Sally Jane Hurst Lucky Vamp Duo at the Honeypot (The Honeypot, 19 Sea Lane, Rustington, BN16 2RS)

The Lucky Vamp duo of Sally Jane Hurst and guitarist Mark entertain with a compelling mix of contemporary and vintage songs with a jazz twist, from Norah Jones and Melody Gardot, to Ella Fitzgerald. Enjoy your Saturday evening dining at the Hive at the Honeypot on delicious locally sourced sharing plates. Ring 01903 786292 for seats. www.facebook.com/thehoneypotcaferustington/
Event organiser: Sally Jane Hurst

Sunday 28 May 2017 - 10:00 to 12:30

Art at the Garden Room (Rustington Museum, Rustington)

Come to the museum for a knit-in, with basic knitting/crochet (beginners welcome). Arts and crafts to suit all ages and abilities over the age of five years. Come along and enjoy meeting people of all ages. Have fun and be creative in a lovely environment. Booking is required as space is limited. For more information, call 01903 788478.
Event organiser: Rustington Museum

Tuesday 30 May 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Sea Shore Arts and Craft Sessions (Littlehampton Museum, Littlehampton)

Drop in for some shoreline themed arts and crafts activities inspired by Tricia Johnson's exhibition of pressed seaweed and algae. Visit www.littlehamptonmuseum.co.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Tuesday 30 May 2017 - 20:00 to 23:00

Breakway Singles Club (John Selden in Half Moon Lane, Durrington)

Are you on your own, single, widowed or divorced and over 45? Would you like to meet new friends in a similar position, to socialise, dance to our disco and share in various other activities? If so, why not come along to the Breakaway Singles Social Club? You can be sure of a friendly welcome. The club meets every Tuesday night. In addition to the usual chance to chat and dance to the disco, there are sometimes quizzes, bingo sessions and live music nights. Visit bwayc.blogspot.co.uk
Event organiser: Breakway Singles Club

JUNE 2017

Thursday 1 June 2017 - 09:00

Coach trip to Kingston Lacy (Kingston Lacy, Dorset BH21 4EA)

Coach trip to Kingston Lacy in Dorset. Price is £32, £20 National Trust members and includes entrance fee to the house with its acclaimed art collection and also to the extensive gardens. Local pick-ups in Angmering, East Preston, Rustington and Wick from 9am. Departure for home 4.30pm. For more information and tickets please contact Sue Phillips 01903 782030.
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Thursday 1 June 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

May Half Term: Fossil Hunters! (Littlehampton Museum, Littlehampton)

Join the museum for extra sessions of the always popular annual fossil hunts on the local West Beach, across the Arun in Littlehampton. Booking is essential. This is open to all ages. It’s subject to tide times. Email museum@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk for information.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Friday 2 June 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Sea Shore Arts and Craft Sessions (Littlehampton Museum, Littlehampton)

Drop in for some shoreline-themed arts and crafts activities inspired by Tricia Johnson's exhibition of pressed seaweed and algae. Email museum@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Sunday 4 June 2017

Run for Team Wadars (Worthing)

Sign up during Wadars Week and receive a free place in the Worthing 10K on Sunday 4th June. Runners will be expected to raise £100 in sponsorship for Wadars. Wadars can provide support and advice for anyone raising funds, as well as sponsor forms, blank fundraising posters, collecting tins, and balloons. To find out more about Wadars Week, email fundraising@wadars.co.uk or call Stef on 01903 247111.
Event organiser: Wadars

Monday 5 June 2017 - 20:00 to 23:00

Felpham Singles Social Club (The George Inn, Felpham, Bognor Regis)

If you are single, widowed or divorced and over 45 and wish to meet others in a similar situation, then come along on Monday 5 June at 8pm to The George Inn, Felpham PO22 7PL for a chat/disco. Club is friendly and free. Club meets on first Monday of every month and has many other activities www.felphamsingles.yolasite.com or telephone Anne 01243 821530 or Dianne 01243 543281.
Event organiser: Dianne Watts

Tuesday 6 June 2017 - 10:15 to 12:00

Ferring Probus Club Coffee Morning (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

The monthly coffee morning when members, their wives and partners gather for a review and an update on the social calendar. Periodically, there are talks given by a variety of different people about local or topical affairs. For more information visit www.ferringprobusclub.co.uk
Event organiser: John Johnson

Wednesday 7 June 2017 - 18:45 to

Quiz Night (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

Quiz Night are £12.95 and include choice of meal, entrance to quiz and cash prize for winner Tickets to be bought in advance from the Visitors Information Centre.
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Monday 12 June 2017 - 19:15

Rustington Trefoil Guild Meeting (Rustington Guide HQ, Woodlands Avenue)

If you’re interested in Guiding and you’d like to find out more about Rustington Trefoil Guild, come and visit us. We meet on the second Monday of the month. We have two men in our membership, so it’s not just for ladies!
Event organiser: Rustington Trefoil Guild

Tuesday 13 June 2017 - 19:15 to 20:45

Rustington and District Anglo-French Circle (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green)

The local Anglo-French Circle meets every second Tuesday of the month for a talk in French. Members are of varying levels in French; some native born and bred, others beginners. Whatever your level, there will be someone more or less the same. It's only £3 as a visitor so now the evenings are longer and the weather is better, come along and give the Circle a go.
Event organiser: Rustington and District Anglo-French Circle

Wednesday 14 June 2017 - 19:45 to 17 June 2017 22:00

Hotel Mystere (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

It’s a bad day for David and his team at the hotel; First, there is a fussy, demanding customer to contend with and then, Russian Mafioso Boris Barushnikov checks in, apparently convinced Tanya the barmaid is prepared to offer him more than just drinks during his stay. Worst of all, rumours are circulating of a mystery guest that has come to inspect the place. Then waitress Lucy stumbles upon a dead body in the annex… Tickets £10 www.ticketsource.co.uk/rustingtonplayers, 0333 666 3366
Event organiser: Rustington Players

Thursday 15 June 2017 - 10:00 to 15:00

Inter Probus Club Golf Day (Hill Barn Golf Club, Worthing)

A number of Probus Clubs, including: Ferring Findon, Chactonberry, Billingshurst Steyning and Worthing will be participating in a gentle golf competition. For further information visit: www.ferringprobusclub.co.uk
Event organiser: John Dall

Friday 16 June 2017 - 09:00 to 22:00

Day trip to House of Commons (London)

Coach trip to the House of Commons. £25 per person to cover admin and hire of coach. 9.30 am pick ups, 11am stop at Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, 1pm leave Dorking to arrive Westminster at approx 2.30 pm. 3.30pm tea and cake in the Jubilee Room followed by a Tour of the House of Commons. Arrive back approx 9pm. Booking is essential.
Event organiser: Anne Chapman

Friday 16 June 2017 - 11:00 to 18 June 2017 16:00

Wayfarer Dinghy National Championship 2017 (Arun Yacht Club)

Three day National Championship for the Wayfarer class sailing dinghy with three races each day. Competitors will be arriving on Thursday 15th June ready to take part in the first races the following day. The boats will be launching from Arun Yacht Club on the west bank of the River Arun. Over 100 boats are expected to take part. For more information, email david@bilshamlane.plus.com
Event organiser: Arun Yacht Club

Friday 16 June 2017 - 19:30

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing)

West Sussex Geological Society presents a talk given by Bob Chandler about ‘Middle Jurassic Ammonites,’ followed by questions and refreshments. We also have a full programme of field trips for 2017. For information, visit www.wsgs.org.uk or phone 01903 209140.
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 17 June 2017 - 10:00

Rustington Street Fayre 2017 (Rustington Village Centre)

This will be our third event where we give local charities and non profit organisations the opportunity to raise awareness and earn valuable funds for their respective causes. There will stalls selling a wide range of items, a children's fair, and music and entertainment throughout the day. If you need any more information please email rustingtonstreetfayre@gmail.com or call 01903 726858 Many thanks to our main sponsors Store Property Investments Ltd and Rustington Parish Council.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Distrcit Lions Club

Sunday 18 June 2017 - 08:30

Fathers' Day (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

Fathers' Day at the Look and Sea. Brunch is on all day.
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Saturday 24 June 2017 - 10:30 to 17:00

Armed Forces Day (Banjo Road, Littlehampton)

Join us from 10.30am for an action-packed day to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. Call 01903 732063 or email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Saturday 24 June 2017 - 19:00 to 25 June 2017 08:00

St Barnabas Night to Remember Volunteers (Worthing)

We need volunteers to help with route marshalling, serving refreshments, handing out medals and loading/unloading van. Walk starts at Worthing Leisure Centre. Shifts available from 7pm till 8am. Please contact Angie on 01903 706326 or visit www.stbh.org.uk/eventvolunteering
Event organiser: St Barnabas Hospice

Sunday 25 June 2017 - 11:00 to 17:00

Ambrose Place Hidden Back Gardens, (Richmond Road, Worthing (opposite library))

Residents of Ambrose Place, a Grade 11 Regency Terrace in Central Worthing will be opening up their back gardens, entrance in Richmond Rd for charity as part of the NGS who are celebrating their 90th anniversary this year. Entrance is £6 per person, children free. Light refreshments are available at £2.50 pp and plants are for sale. All gardeners are amateurs. Visit the NGS website: www.ngs.org.uk for garden finder
Event organiser: Marie Pringle

Monday 26 June 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Coffee Morning with Speaker (Rustington Manor Hotel, Broadmark Lane)

Rustington West Conservatives are holding a coffee morning with a speaker 'Passchendaele'. £7 per person (there will be a raffle).
Event organiser: Anne Chapman

Tuesday 27 June 2017 - 19:30 to 21:00

Oh I do Like to be Beside the Seaside! (Mill Road, Arundel, BN18 9PA)

A Talk by Ian Gledhill, this will be a light -hearted look at seaside entertainment in Sussex over the years, from Bathing Machines to End of the Pier Shows and "What the Butler Saw", including a brief history of the seaside itself. £6 Members, £8 for non-members Bar opens 7 pm Tel: 01903 885866 e mail office@arundelmuseum.org www.arundelmuseum.org
Event organiser: Arundel Museum

Wednesday 28 June 2017 - 18:45

Quiz Night (Look and Sea Littlehampton)

Quiz Night are £12.95 and include choice of meal, entrance to quiz and cash prize for winner. Tickets to be bought in advance from the Visitors Information Centre
Event organiser: Look and Sea

Thursday 29 June 2017 - 12:00 to 16:00

Craft Fair (Look and Sea Centre, Littlehampton)

Local crafters will be showcasing and selling their wonderful wares. Are you a prospective crafter? This is a marvelous location to show your talent. There is no table charge, just a commission on total sales made on the day. Contact info@lookandsea.co.uk
Event organiser: Look and Sea Centre

Thursday 29 June 2017 - 14:30

A History of Britain in 100 Dogs – a talk (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Av)

British history is inextricably entwined with that of our dogs. For centuries they have fought with us in war, searched for us in trouble, aided us in industry and offered companionship. Emma White, whose book on this theme was published in October 2016, presents an illustrated talk offering a fascinating insight into the shaping of our nation and exploring the extraordinary roles dogs have played in society. All welcome. Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

JULY 2017

Saturday 8 July 2017 - 19:30 to 22:00

ABC Concert (St James the Great Church,East Ham Rd,Littlehampto)

The Choir will be singing the songs of Abba, Beatles and Carpenters and will promote MacMillan Nurses. Doors open 6:45pm and performance commences at 7.30pm. Box Office: Chris Allen 01243 582330 Tickets £8 Email: edwinjamesfestivalchoir@gmail.com Website: www.edwinjamesfestivalchoir.co.uk
Event organiser: The Edwin James Festival Choir

Thursday 20 July 2017 - 13:00

Coach trip to Woolbeding Gardens, Midhurst (Woolbeding Gardens Midhurst)

Afternoon coach trip to Woolbeding Gardens Midhurst. Price is £22.60 or £15 National Trust members. Local pick-ups from Angmering, East Preston, Rustington and Wick from 1pm. Departing for home at 4.30pm Just a few places available for this trip. For more information and tickets please contact Sue Phillips 01903 782030.
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Saturday 22 July 2017 - 18:30 to 22 June 2017 23:00

Constituency Association Annual Black Tie Dinner (Chatsworth Hotel, Steyne Worthing)

West Worthing Conservative Association Black Tie Dinner with dancing led by Terry Carvey 'A Real Soul Singer'. £45 per person to include a 3 course dinner (no wine included - this can be purchased separately). Tables will be laid out for 10. Raffle.
Event organiser: Anne Chapman

SEPTEMBER 2017

Monday 4 September 2017 - 11:45 to

Maritime Mon 'The National Coastwatch Institution' (The Look and Sea Centre)

Maritime Monday - The National Coastwatch Institution. Lecture, Maritime Monday’s and Tea and Talks include Tea or Coffee on Arrival, Lecture and a Tour of the Galleries Maritime Mondays are £12.50 and include One Pot Lunch Tickets to be bought in advance from the Visitors Information Centre.
Event organiser: The Look and Sea Centre

Wednesday 6 September 2017 - 18:45 to

Quiz Night (The Look and Sea Centre)

Quiz Night are £12.95 and include choice of meal, entrance to quiz and cash prize for winner Tickets to be bought in advance from the Visitors Information Centre.
Event organiser: The Look and Sea Centre

Thursday 7 September 2017 - 09:00

Coach Trip to Penshurst Place and Gardens (Penshurst Place, Tonbridge)

Coach trip to Penshurst Place and Gardens. Price is £26, including the entrance fee. Local pick-ups in Angmering, East Preston, Rustington and Wick from 9am. Departing for home 4.30pm. For more information and tickets, please contact Sue Phillips 01903 782030
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Thursday 28 September 2017 - 14:30

Art Nouveau – an illustrated talk by Ian Gledhill (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Av)

Art Nouveau swept through the decorative arts and architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This new style often used sinuous, flowing lines based on plants, as seen in Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s furniture, Lalique’s glassware and the entrances to several Paris Metro stations. Ian Gledhill’s lively illustrated talk reveals the development of this distinct style. All are welcome - Heritage Association members £1, visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

OCTOBER 2017

Thursday 26 October 2017 - 14:30

Sussex Windmills – a talk by Peter Hill (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Av)

Peter Hill, former chairman of the Sussex Windmills Group, gives a light-hearted introduction to the windmills of Sussex. He will describe the three main types of windmill and explain how they work, with the help of models, before illustrating the windmills of each type that were built in Sussex, including the mills that once stood in this area. All are welcome at this talk – Heritage Association members £1, visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

NOVEMBER 2017

Thursday 30 November 2017 - 14:30

South Downs Film Makers – a presentation (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Av)

This Heritage Association meeting features a selection of films made by South Downs Film Makers, a locally based club with about 50 members, many of them with plenty of successful experience. They aim to make all genres of film, including dramas, comedies and documentaries, and several of the club’s productions have won awards in local, national and international amateur film festivals. All are welcome to attend – Heritage Association members £1, visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association



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