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What's on - December 25-31

Check out the online guide to events in Chichester, Bognor Regis, Midhurst and surrounding areas.

Events

Music

Exhibitions

Stage

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CHRISTMAS DAY

EMSWORTH

CHURCH SERVICES: Christmas Day Services; Holy Communion, 8am. United Family Service, 10am St James' Church, Church Path.

WARBLINGTON

CHURCH SERVICES: Christmas Day Services; Holy Communion, 8am. Family Service, 11am

St Thomas a Becket Church, Church Lane.

BOXING DAY

CHICHESTER

EVENTS: Enjoy The Spirit of Christmas Past; 'A Sussex Christmas'. 10.30am-4pm; Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton.

SATURDAY

CHICHESTER

WALKS & TALKS: Morning Bird Walk; Walk on Chichester Harbour with Roger Morris of the RSPB. Meeet at end of Dell Quay road. Map ref: SU835029 10am; Dell Quay Road, Dell Quay. (01243) 262833.

NORTH BERSTED

DANCING: New Jive Dance Co; Great fun & Great way to keep fit!!! 8-11pm; Newtown Sports & Social Club, 16A Greencourt Drive. 07810841247/01243 779761.

SUNDAY

CHICHESTER

DANCING: Strictly Dancing; LeRoc: New Beginners and Improvers classes 8pm-9.30pm; Donnington Village Hall. (01243) 672463 / 07940 545736.

EVENTS: Chichester Conservation Volunteers; Coppicing. Meet Market Cross 9.30am or Cocking Lane nr. Manor Farm 10am.

Task Organiser – Rodney Wildman 01243 262833, mob 07773 031928. Heyshott Down.

NORTH BERSTED

DANCING: New Jive Dance Co; Great fun & Great way to keep fit!!! 8-11pm; Newtown Sports & Social Club, 16A Greencourt Drive. 07810841247/01243 779761.

MONDAY

BOGNOR REGIS

EVENTS: The Arun Sounds Ladies Barbershop Chorus; New members always welcome 7.30pm-10pm; Jubilee Hall, Chalcraft Lane. (01243) 265687.

CLASSES: Bognor Regis Zen Judo Club; Every Monday. Zen Judo, six years to adult, all grades, beginners welcome.

Pay as you go 4 per session 6.30-7.30pm Juniors 7.30-8.45pm; South Bersted Church Hall, Bersted Street.

07506 689 314, 07904 081 211, www.brzjc.co.uk.

CHICHESTER

DANCING: Strictly Dancing; Ballroom and Latin American, Improvers Class 8pm & 9.30pm; St Wilfrid's Church Hall. (01243) 672463 / 07940 545736.

NORTH BERSTED

DANCING: New Jive Dance Co; Great fun & Great way to keep fit!!! 8-11pm; Newtown Sports & Social Club, 16A Greencourt Drive. 07810841247/01243 779761.

TUESDAY

BOGNOR REGIS

CLASSES: Scottish Country Dancing; 7.15pm-8.30pm, beginners; 8.30pm-9.45pm, general; Nyewood CE Junior School, Brent Road. (01243) 264038.

EVENTS: Bognor Regis Concert Band; Band rehearsals. New members welcome 8pm-10.15pm; Music Centre, Sudley Road.

PAGHAM

DANCING: Tea Dance; Latin, sequence. 3, includes refreshments 2pm-4pm; Village Hall.

(01243) 862784 / 783030.

SELSEY

CHURCH SERVICES: Evening

service of prayer and spiritual

mediumship; Tea and chat afterwards. All welcome 7.30pm; Selsey Christian Spiritualist Church, Town Hall, High Street.

CLASSES: Strictly Dancing; Ballroom and Latin American Intermediate Class 7.30pm-9pm; Town Hall. (01243) 672463 / 07940 545736.

SOUTH BERSTED

CLASSES: ToddleBop! 18 months - 4 years; Structured class including dance, action songs, sensory props, games, giggles and wiggles. Book ten lessons for 3 per lesson; or 3.50 per lesson pay as you go 9.30am-10.15am; Art of Dance & Fitness, The Old School, Bersted Street. (01243) 828505, for more information.

NEW YEAR'S EVE

BOSHAM

DANCING: New Year's Eve 60s and 70s Disco Party; Tickets from Luscombes, Station Road, Bosham, Ink World, Market Parade, Havant, (01243) 573377 or 07989 179 752 to register your team. All proceeds to Lions charities 8.30pm-1am; Village Hall.

NORTH MUNDHAM

DANCING: Good n Country; Organised by Chichester Country Music Club 8pm; Village Hall. (01243) 527439, Tony Bleach, further details.

NUTBOURNE

WALKS & TALKS: End of Year Walk at Nutbourne; Four-mile (6.5km) walk starting on the Chidham Peninsula through harbour farmland and countryside, reaching the shoreline at Nutbourne and along it to Prinsted before returning to the start via a mostly inland route. Expect muddy paths 10.30am; Barleycorn public house. (01243) 512301.SATURDAY

CHICHESTER, Coach and Horses, St Pancras: Nice Pair.

EAST WITTERING, The Trundle Tree (formerly The Royal Oak): The Chain.

WORTHING, Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road: That'll Be the Day Christmas Show; Legendary Rock 'n' Roll 18, 19, 2021.50, 23.50; (01903) 206206, box office.

SUNDAY

EMSWORTH, The Lord Raglan, 35, Queen Street: Max Bona; (01243) 372587.

WORTHING, Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road: That'll Be the Day Christmas Show; Legendary Rock 'n' Roll 18, 19, 2021.50, 23.50; (01903) 206206, box office.

MONDAY

WORTHING, Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road: Beyond the Barricade Christmas; Music from shows and movies of the festive season. 18, 19, 20; (01903) 206206, box office.

WEDNESDAY

CHICHESTER, Coach and Horses, St Pancras: Johnny Hardshaft Trio; Ticket only.

EMSWORTH, The Lord Raglan, 35, Queen Street: Doghouse; (01243) 372587.CHICHESTER

Until January 11: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant: Victor Willing: Revelations, Discoveries, Communications; The first solo show in a public gallery of the work of painter and draughtsman, Victor Willing (1928-1988) since 1986, this exhibition brings together more than 20 enigmatic paintings and drawings; (01243) 774557.

Until January 11: Prints Room, Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant: Artists' Christmas Cards; (01243) 774557.

Until January 12: University of Chichester, College Lane: exhibition by Robbie Bushe; Cyprus: Drawings, Paintings and Kebabs; (01243) 816098 .

Until January 24: Prints Room, Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant: Hand-made Christmas cards; Cards designed and made by artists from Edward Bawden to John Nash. Free admission; (01243) 774557.

Until March 15: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant: Eileen Agar: An Eye for Collage; Eileen Agar (1899–1991) was a lyrical and

imaginative painter who managed to retain her own identity despite being pigeon-holed as a Surrealist; (01243) 774557.

PETWORTH

Until 31 Dec: Arden and Anstruther, 5 Lombard Street: Punch!; An exhibition of portraits of boxers by Andrew Shaylor.CHICHESTER

Until Dec 28:

A Christmas Carol; Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park , (01243) 781312 or www.cft.org.uk.

WORTHING

Until Jan 4: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, (01903) 206206, box office, for performance times.

Until Jan 4:

Jack and the Beanstalk; Connaught Theatre, Union Place, (01903) 206206.

 
 
 

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