LISTINGS: Thursday 1 June until Thursday 8 June

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Thursday, June 1

CHICHESTER

EXHIBITIONS: Visual Marks – A Touch of Red: A mix of textiles, stitch and mixed media artwork which are all linked by the use of the colour red; Kim Tattersall: A selection of glass pieces inspired by nature and a love of surface and texture. Until 4 June Oxmarket Centre of Arts. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 4.30pm. Free admission. St Andrews Court, off East Street, Chichester, PO1 IYH. Further information 01243 779103

GROUP: CancerWise Open House - 10.30am-12pm at Tavern House, Basin Road, Chichester PO19 8DU. Emotional Freedom Technique with Kathy Adams

TALK: English Justice System especially Magistrates Courts. England and Wales have a wonderful justice system based on hundreds of years’ history. Sadly, the general public know very little about it. Come and learn what it means to be a magistrate and how the system works for you. 6pm-7pm at The Studio at New Park Community Centre. Reserve online: or drop in admission free. For more visit http://talksatsix.co.uk/​

THEATRE: Made In Dagenham - The Musical. Until to Saturday 3 June. 7.30pm at Westbourne House School, Shopwhyke, Nr Chichester, PO20 2BH. Performed by CAOS Musical Productions. Tickets £15 from www.ticketsource.co.uk/caoschichester Tel: 07745 230778 The musical is based on the true story of the 1968 female factory machinists’ strike for Equal Pay.

Friday, June 2

CHICHESTER

TALK: Chichester Literary Society. 7pm for 7.30pm in St George’s Church Hall. Cleveland Rd, PO19 7AD. This will be our LAST meeting there before moving to Boxgrove Village Hall in July. Colin Pinney will be giving an illustrated talk on Literary and Historical London with new facts about our famous city and no doubt awakening some old memories, too. Colin is a very experienced speaker with a successful acting background and many of our members will remember the excellent talk he gave us on Yeats’ relationship with Maud Gonne last year. We look forward to a very entertaining and informative evening. Visitors welcome. Membership Secretary - Marjorie James 01243 536273

Saturday, June 3

BOGNOR

CONCERT: Bognor Regis Music Club, 2 Sudley Road at 7pm: An Evening with Paul Dorrell and Friends. Martin Cannings (violin), Lynn Whitley (viola) and Chris Cooper (cello) will perform Mozart’s Quartet K285 in D major, Haydn’s Quartet No.2 in G major, and Boccherini’s celebrated minuet , with Paul Dorrell playing flute. The Notos wind quintet, comprising Clare Worth (oboe), Brain Shilham (clarinet), John Peskett (horn), Anna Mayer (bassoon) and Paul Dorrell (flute), will play Arrieu’s Wind Quintet and Malcolm Arnold’s Sea Shanties. Sopranos Tina Gelnere and Sarah Matousek, accompanied by Chris Coote will perform songs and arias by Handel, Mozart, Saint Saens, Faure and Duparc. Entry at the door is £6 for members, £8 for visitors, £4 students under 25. New members and visitors are especially welcome. More information by phoning 01243 773276, or from the website www.BognorRegisMusic.org.uk

FAYRE: Aldwick Preservation Society Summer Fayre, 10am-12pm at Willowhale Community Centre, 90 Pryors Lane, Bognor Regis, PO21 4JF. Raffle, plants & fruit, gifts, cakes, refreshments, charity stalls, side stalls, tombola, books and DVDs.

MUSIC: Guitar recital by Rossini Bartolotti-Hayward. 7.30pm at West Sussex Guitar Club, Recital Hall 46, Sudley Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1ER. Tickets: £14 non-members, £10 members. Half price students, children free. To reserve tickets ring 01243 696762.

CHICHESTER

BREAKFAST: Men’s breakfast. Join us for a full English breakfast (or a breakfast of your choice). A chance for men to gather together and talk, share and listen to an inspirational speaker with a great breakfast as well. This month Kevin Byrne, founder and CEO of Checkatrade will be speaking. All men welcome. 9am-11am at The Gatehouse, Wetherspoons, Chichester Gate. To book a place contact Peter Sutton on 07813 024585 or email mb@immanuelchichester.com

EVENT: Cinema history day school - Sir Michael Balcon: His life and films. This WEA session will trace Michael Balcon’s rise from humble origins to success at Ealing Studios with iconic films such as Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Ladykillers, The Lavender Hill Mob. Illustrated with lots of film extracts. Tutor: Paul Legg. 10-1pm. St Paul’s Church Hall, Churchside, Chichester PO19 6FT. £20. Book online at wea@wea.org.uk or contact Liz Walker on 01243 697517 or visit lizwalker12@talktalk.net

CHICHESTER

WALK: Chichester City Tours welcome you to join a guided walk around the centre of the city lasting approximately 90 minutes. Tour starts at 2pm from the Novium Museum in Tower Street where tickets £5.00 per person are available or from www.chicitytours.co.uk

EMSWORTH

EXHIBITION: The Emsworth Show: Then and Now. The Emsworth Horticultural Society has been running the Emsworth Show for a long time - and in its present form since the 1970s. Through photographs, artefacts and memories, this exhibition will tell the story of how the show started and the early days, up to the present time when it has become one of the most important dates on the Emsworth calendar. Emsworth Museum is open on Saturdays and Bank Holiday Monday (29th May) 10.30am - 4.30pm and on Sundays 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Admission is free. A stairlift is available.

WESTBOURNE

MUSIC: Jim Clarke presents Jim’s Human Jukebox. 9pm at the Westbourne Club, River Street. Free entry. In aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice.

Sunday, June 4

BARLAVINGTON

SERVICE: There will be a Pet Service at Barlavington Church at 4pm. All animals and their owners are welcome to join us for a service of praise and worship that will include hymns and readings. The service will last about 45 minutes, so why not bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful Sussex countryside. There is plenty of space inside and out, to find us the postcode is GU28 0LG.

EMSWORTH

EXHIBITION: The Emsworth Show: Then and Now. The Emsworth Horticultural Society has been running the Emsworth Show for a long time - and in its present form since the 1970s. Through photographs, artefacts and memories, this exhibition will tell the story of how the show started and the early days, up to the present time when it has become one of the most important dates on the Emsworth calendar. Emsworth Museum is open on Saturdays and Bank Holiday Monday (29th May) 10.30am - 4.30pm and on Sundays 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Admission is free. A stairlift is available.

FISHBOURNE

CROQUET: National Coquet Day. Croquet is a fun sport that promotes health and well being. It’s a game of strategy and skill and is the thinking person’s sport. 11am to 4pm at the Fishbourne Centre. Why not join us for a ‘taster’ session where you’ll receive a warm welcome. For more details, visit www.chichestercroquet.org/ncd or email peter.raper@gmail.com

MILLAND

FETE: St Luke’s Church Milland and St Luke’s Church Linch are organising a traditional church fete. It will be held on Milland Recreation Field from 12pm. There will be all the usual stalls including plants, books and bric a brac as well as pony rides and children’s activities.

PETWORTH

EVENT: Coultershaw Heritage Site and Beam Pump on A285 1 ½ miles south of Petworth. Water-wheel driven pump installed 1782 to supply water to Petworth. New displays tell the story of the Coultershaw Mill, the Beam Pump, the Rother Navigation, the Petworth Turnpike and the Railway. Also recently installed Archimedes Screw water turbine generating electricity from a renewable source. Open 11am-5pm; admission £2.50 children free; 01798 865 774 www.coultetshaw.co.uk

WOOLBEDING

WALK: All day bird walk on Woolbeding Common with Chris Vine of the RSPB Chichester Local Group. Meet in car park, Map Ref: SU869260 at 10am. 01243 262833

Monday, June 5

BOGNOR

JUDO: Bognor Regis Zen Judo Club. Zen judo, 6yrs to adult, beginners welcome. Pay as you go £5 per session. 7pm to 9pm (mixed) every Monday, all students and grades. South Bersted Church Hall, Bersted Street, Bognor Regis, PO22 9QE. Telephone contact for more details: 07506689314 or 07904081211. For more visit www.brzjc.co.uk.

MARTIAL ARTS: Tao Dragons Martial Arts Academy. Mixed discipline martial arts. Mondays at Dream Fitness 24hour gym. 4pm four years upwards. Mixed class. We are a friendly fun club with a good balance of discipline catering for all ages and abilities. Contact Mark Fisher (owner/ founder) on 07950031280 or visit www.taosdf.com. 27 years experience. Insured, DBS checked.

CHICHESTER

FITNESS: Over 70s Keep-Fit. An exercise class for ‘the-not-so-young’. Top to toe exercises to music to keep you fit and mobile. We move, we stretch, we use chairs- no floor-work! Mondays, 11am @ The Newell Centre, Tozer Way, Chichester. Parking available. For more details please contact 01243 573311. Qualified instructor.

SIDLESHAM

FITNESS: Aerobics, legs, bums & tums. 9.45am - 10.45am at The Anchor Inn, Sidlesham. £4 per class. Phone Jane 07914758337.

STEDHAM

GROUP: The Midhurst Writers’ Group has a new home and is now meeting from 7.30pm each Monday in the Memorial Hall, The Street, Stedham. New members are always welcome to our informal sessions - all you need is a desire to write - and you are invited to drop in and say hello or find out more by calling either our Chairman, Bob Berry on 01730 814005 or our Treasurer, Andrew Guyatt on 01730 812055. You can check us out too, at our website: midhurstwritersgroup.org.uk

Tuesday, June 6

CHICHESTER

WALK: Chichester City Tours welcome you to join a guided walk around the centre of the city lasting approximately 90 minutes. Tour starts at 11am from the Novium Museum in Tower Street where tickets £5 per person are available or from www.chicitytours.co.uk

MIDHURST

ART: Midhurst Art Society - “The Friendly Society” which welcomes all artists from beginners to professionals. Our next demonstration is at 7pm in the SDNPA Memorial Hall, North Street, Midhurst. A talk will be given by Curtis Tappenden about “The History of Watercolour” and admission for visitors will be £3. Curtis has been to the Art Society in Midhurst before and we are looking forward to a very informative and interesting evening. Every Thursday, we continue our practical afternoon painting sessions in the Grange, Midhurst, from 2pm until 4pm apart from the 8th June when we will be absent due to the General Election. To join us please contact our Membership Secretary Joanna Finch on joannafinch63@hotmail.com

Wednesday, June 7

CHICHESTER

COMEDY: Quackers at the PT - Comedy night. 8pm at the Park Tavern, Priory Road, Chichester. A host of funny folk from London and the south coast will be bringing the giggles! Free entry.

WALK: Chichester City Tours welcome you to join a guided walk around the centre of the city lasting approximately 90 minutes. Tour starts at 11am from the Novium Museum in Tower Street where tickets £5 per person are available or from www.chicitytours.co.uk

Thursday, June 8

BOXGROVE

MARTIAL ARTS: Tao Dragons Martial Arts Academy. Mixed discipline martial arts. Thursdays at the Community Hall, 4pm 3-6 years, 5pm four years upwards. Mixed class. We are a friendly fun club with a good balance of discipline catering for all ages and abilities. Contact Mark Fisher (owner/ founder) on 07950031280 or visit www.taosdf.com. 27 years experience. Insured, DBS checked.