LISTINGS: Thursday 8 June until Thursday 15 June

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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.

CHICHESTER

EXHIBITIONS: The Maritime Art Group An exhibition of over 100 original paintings with a distinctly nautical flavour; Ken Rimell: An exhibition featuring photographs taken whilst working for major local newspapers; Lucy Marks: Abstract landscapes that reflect the sense of the place. 6 – 18 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.

Friday, June 9

DUNCTON

WALK: Evening walk to see and hear nightjars/woodcock on Lavington Common with Bob Yarham of the RSPB. Meet in car park, Map Ref: SU952187 at 8pm. 01243 262833

Saturday, June 10

CHICHESTER

EVENT: World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin, a definite day out for any gin lover. Join us at Purchases Bar and Restaurant as we will be serving our usual gin menu from 11.30am all day until 11pm. Between 3pm and 6pm in our secluded garden, we will play host to a meet and greet with the team from the locally produced gin company, Brilliant Gin, as well as serving discounted cocktails and a range of new recipes. Please visit our website ww.purchasesrestaurant.co.uk for further details. Purchases Bar and Restaurant, 31 North Street, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1LY. 01243 771444.

SALE: Table top sale at the 12th Chichester Scout Hut in Sherbourne Road, Chichester, to raise money for an alzheimers and dementia charity. Crafts, food, raffle and more. Tables £5. To book call 07794 424692.

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 per person are available or from www.chicitytours.co.uk

DONNINGTON

FLOWERS: Donnington Gardening Club is hosting for the village a typical village flower show which also includes early fruit and vegetables. Entry 50p at Donnington Parish Hall from 2pm. Easy free parking. Refreshments a speciality. An event for the whole family. PO19 8QT. Ring 01243 782729 for information.

EAST DEAN

FETE: Church fete at 2.30pm in the beautiful gardens of the Old Vicarage. Traditional garden fete in a lovely downland village. All your favourite stalls including bric-a-brac, household, books and toys. Plus teas and swimming. Entry £1 adults, children under 16 free.

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.

PAGHAM

EVENT; Pagham & District Residents’ Association 50th Anniversary Afternoon Tea with live musical entertainment. Pagham Village Hall 2pm - 4pm. Tickets £6 in advance telephone 01243 262814.

ROGATE

FETE: Rogate Summer Fete, 2pm-5pm. Teas, cakes, bric a brac, books, plants, childrens races, games stalls, bbq, inflatables, pony rides, Liss Band, Professor Potty, local produce for sale, local crafts, ‘Rogate Bake Off’, fun dog show, beer, Pimms, tug-o-war farmers vs footballers, archery, crepes, hot food, vintage cars, raffle £200 cash first prize, craft show. Raffle tickets and class schedule avaiable in Rogate village store. Fete runs 2pm-5pm. Live band and beer tent 5pm-8pm. Free entry. Plenty of parking. For more info contact annalobb@aol.com

Sunday, June 11

BOGNOR

DOGS: Companion Dog Show at North Bersted Community Centre, Chalcraft Lane, North Bersted, PO21 5UB. In support of Sussex Pet Rescue. Sponsored by THW Landscape Construction. Judging starts at 1pm, entries taken from 11.30am, entry £1.50 per dog/class first entry and £1 each subsequent dog. All classes, Breed, Obedience and Novelty also Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze award and fastest recall. Many stalls, refreshments, raffle and much more. Free admission and car parking. Further details contact Alison on 01243 586770 or visit www.bognordogclub.org.uk

BOSHAM

GARDENS: Everything’s coming up roses in Bosham when 27 private gardens are opening to support the Cure Parkinsons Trust. We have a range of planting including herbaceous perennials, shrubs, sea tolerant plants and roses, as well as water features, sculptures and wild life. There will be tea and homemade cakes in the delightful Theatre Garden, plants from the local gardens for sale, and a chance to relax and listen to Graham Anthony with a selection of old and new favourite songs. You may also enjoy a two course lunch with a glass of wine in a waterside garden-£15 per head (booking and pre-payment required). Come along to our beautiful village and have a wonderful day out! Tickets are priced at £7 on sale at Hilliers, The Co-op Delling Lane, Luscombes and in the main carpark and participating gardens on the day. Further details on the website www.boshamgardens.org.

EBERNOE

CONSERVATION: Bracken/seedling holly control with Richard Wilson of the Chichester Conservation Volunteers on Ebernoe Common. Meet in church car park at 10am. 01243 528056.

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.

PAGHAM

MARKET: Why not join us at Pagham Village Hall for an array of handmade crafts, cakes, chocolate jewellery and much more. 11am-3pm. Tombola for Cash For Kids. Free entry, refreshments and a play park for children. For more information or to book a stall contact craftsgiftsmore@gmail.com

Monday, June 12

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 13

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

Wednesday, June 14

CHICHESTER

MUSIC: At 7.30pm, in the Elizabeth Swan Room, Chichester University Music Department, FMG presents its 25th Anniversary Summer Buffet Concert, featuring the award winning Ruisi String Quartet. The Ruisi will be performing quartets by Haydn, Schubert and Debussy. A cold buffet with wine will be served during the interval. The meeting is organised by the Funtington Music Group. Tickets in advance only please at £30, to include buffet and wine, from the Membership Secretary on 01243 378900.

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 15

CHICHESTER

ART: EChichester Art Society, 6.30pm. A demonstration by Will Dyke, teacher and artist: ‘Wood and Lino Cuts (talk and demo)’ at the Basil Shippam Centre, Tozer Way, (off St. Pancras), Chichester, PO19 7LG. For more information, see chi-art-soc.org.