What's on

Saturday 4th April

Groombridge Horticultural Society Spring Show All welcome to come and view the many flower, fruit, vegetable, floral art and cookery entries. Free entry and delicious teas and cakes available.2.30pm with prize giving at 4pm, Groombridge Village Hall

Sunday 5th April

Buxted Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Buxted Symphony Orchestra, under conductor Julian Broughton & leader Lisa Wigmore, gives its Spring Concert at St Dunstan's Church, Mayfield with a variety of musical offerings - Mozart's Horn Concerto No.4 (with talented young soloist Molly Bielecki), Handel's Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Hérold's Clog Dance, Delius's La Calinda & Haydn's Symphony 101. Tickets £10 from Linda Davis (01435 864559), St Dunstan's Parish Office (01435 873484) or email lindadavisdoc@gmail.com. Students/u18s free. 4.00 pm, St. Dunstan's Church, High Street, Mayfield, TN20 6AQ

Wednesday 8th April

East Grinstead Art Society Demonstration of landscape painting by Margaret Eggleton using Brusho and inks2pm, Meridan Hall, East Court

Wednesday 8th April

Ashdown Forest WI meeting The Ashdown Forest WI meeting on 8th April in Nutley Church Hall at 7.30 is a talk by Peter Erridge on the maintainance and development of Weir Wood Reservoir Nature Reserve. Teas and a raffle to follow. Entry is free to members and guests are £5.00. 7.30pm, Nutley Church Hall

Thursday 9th April

The Great Groombridge History Quiz Groombridge History Group invite you to test your knowledge of all things historic at our fun quiz night. Prizes for the winning team. All are welcome and we can put together teams on the evening. Non-members £3.8 pm, Groombridge Village Hall

Thursday 9th April

Chichester-Romans To Counterculture Talk to be given by Hilly Sloan2.30 PM., Clare Hall Perrymount Road Haywards Heath RH16 3BN

Friday 10th April

Crowborough Miniature Railway opening The mayor will be opening the railway for the 2020 running season on Good Friday. The railway will be open for rides on Saturdays and bank holiday afternoons until Bonfire Night.2pm, Goldsmith Recreation Ground

Friday 17th April

Film Stan and Ollie at Pine Grove Pictures. Tickets £8 (reduced to £4 if you become a member) in advance from the Community Centre or J & K Gallery.Doors open 7pm, film starts at 8pm., Crowborough Community Centre

Saturday 18th April

Bring and Buy Coffee morning We are holding a Coffee morning and bring and buy on 18th April from 10 to 12 in the Church Hall. £3.00 at the door includes a cake or savoury and unlimited tea,coffee and chat. There will be a sales table and a raffle. Men are welcome as well,10am to 12pm, Nutley Church Hall

Monday 20th April

Uckfield Meeting Centre SFHG An evening in which members talk about My Story or a Family Heirloom7.30 pm, Bridge Cottage, High Street, Uckfield TN22 1AX

Wednesday 22nd April

Hartfield & District History Group The Ghosts of Hampton Court with Sarah Slater20:15, Hartfield Village Hall

Saturday 25th April

An evening of Mediumship with Martin Hopgood Martin Hopgood returns to the Civic Centre for another evening of Mediumship. Martin works tirelessly to prove life is a continuation by bringing through messages of love and validation from your loved ones who now reside in Spirit. Join him for an evening of happy tears and laughter and a very alternative way of working…without the ‘pink and fluffy’!7.30pm, Civic Centre Uckfield

Saturday 25th April

Haywards Heath Music Society The National Youth Jazz Orchestra Ambassadors, one of the UK's premier young professional jazz groups return to perform for the Society. Their Legends of Jazz programme will feature tunes by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Juan Tizol and other cutting edge artists. Tickets Adult £15 and under 18 £5 Available on the door or by telephone 01444 456277 www.haywardsheathmusicsociety.org.uk7:30pm, St Wilfid's Church, Church Road, Haywards Heath RH16 3NY

Saturday 25th April

Nutley Horticultural Society Spring show Spring flowers; baking and preserves; photographs and a preschool entry all comprise our lovely spring show. An enjoyable start to the gardening season, Teas . Prize giving and a raffle at 3.30 2pm to 3.30pm, Nutley Memorial Hall

Saturday 25th April

Haywards Heath Music Society REMOVE AS LIKELY TO BE CANCELLED The National Youth Jazz Orchestra Ambassadors, one of the UK's premier young professional jazz groups return to perform for the Society. Their Legends of Jazz programme will feature tunes by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Juan Tizol and other cutting edge artists. Tickets Adult £15 and under 18 £5 Available on the door or by telephone 01444 456277 7:30pm, st wilfrids Church

Thursday 7th May

VE DAY AFTERNOON TEA Join us to commemorate VE Day with an afternoon tea and sing along with Rosie as she brings you the hits of the 40s. Enjoy sandwiches followed by scones, jam and clotted cream and cake all washed down with a pot of tea. Tables of six – smaller numbers will be put together to make up a table of six. Tickets £9 3.00pm, Civic Centre Uckfield

Saturday 9th May

The Take That Experience As featured on ITV1, The Take That Experience are one of the finest tributes to Take That across the UK and Europe. Wowing audiences everywhere they go with their amazing vocals, stunning costumes and electrifying dance routines, they continue to successfully recreate the magic of Take That after eight years on the road together. The boys don’t just give you a show you’ll ‘never forget’… they give you The Take That Experience! Tickets £19.50. www.civiccentreuckfield.com/whats-on7.30pm, Civic Centre Uckfield

Saturday 9th May

Mansion Market Parking and admission are free to this lively market with a wide variety of stalls in and around a beautiful 18th century mansion. Puppet shows, taster therapy sessions and all-day cafe. 11am - 4pm, Priory Road, Forest Row, RH18 5JA

Sunday 10th May

Open Garden in aid of Hospice in the Weald Open garden2-6pm, Smugglers Hoadleys Lane Crowborough TN6 1TH

Monday 11th May

The Marriage Course The Marriage Course is at Jubilee Community Centre, Charlwoods Road, East Grinstead again from Monday 11th May, for seven Monday evenings beginning at 7.15 pm and finishing at 9.50 pm. The course is for couples looking to strengthen their relationship. The course fee, per couple, which includes 14 two course meals and the course journal is £118.00. https://johnrsevans.wixsite.com/egmarriagecourse7.15 pm, Jubilee Community Centre, East Grinsteadwest Sussx, RH19 2HL

Thursday 14th May

King Charles I and King Charles II As Patrons Of The Arts a two hour talk with circa thirty minute break for teas and coffees. talk to be given by dr alexandra loske .good onsite car parking.2.30 PM., Clare Hall Perrymount Road Haywards Heath RH16 3BN

Thursday 14th May

Frow Show – it takes a village to raise an idiot The Frow Show is back for a sixth season at the Village Hall in Forest Row, this time in association with the new-look Swan Hotel. Featuring original sketches and live musical numbers, the show sends up everything from coffee shops and car parking to Dad dancing and Ted Talks. The show runs from Thursday 14th, Friday 15th and Saturday the 16th May and the following week Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday the 23rd of May. Tickets: £12, go to: www.facebook.com/thefrowshow 7.30pm, Forest Row Village Hall, Lewes Rd, Forest Row RH18 5ES

Friday 15th May

Crowborough Players Spring production This amateur production of Ken Ludwig's madcap comedy "Shakespeare in Hollywood" is at the Crowborough Community Centre, Friday 15 May, 7.45pm, and Saturday 16 May, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets at £10 (£8.50 concessions) can be booked on 01892 300567, www.thecrowplayers.com and at Crowborough Community Centre. There will be a licensed bar. 19.45pm, Crowborough Community Centre

Saturday 16th May

Buxted Village Open Day Wide range of craft and vintage stalls. Wally the Steam Engine, working forge, miniature railway, classic cars. Harvey's Beer Tent and BBQ.12.00 - 6.00, St Mary's Church & Garden, Church Road, Buxted TN22 4LP

Monday 18th May

Uckfield Meeting Centre SFHG Talk entitled "The Road Mender" by Alan Barwick7.30 pm, Bridge Cottage, High Street, Uckfield TN22 1AX

Wednesday 27th May

Hartfield & District History Group Seaside Piers with Dr Sally White20:15, Hartfield Village Hall

Thursday 11th June

Rudyard Kipling and Batemans a two hour power point presentation talk with 30 minute break for teas and coffees. talk to be given by gary enstone. good on site car parking facilities.2.30 PM., Clare Hall Perrymount Road Haywards Heath RH16 3BN

Monday 15th June

Uckfield Meeting Centre SFHG Talk entitled "To the Manor Born" by Christopher Whittick7.30 pm, Bridge Cottage, High Street, Uckfield TN22 1AX

Friday 17th July

Gin Tasting for Hospices of Hope Gin tasting to raise funds for Hospices of Hope 19.00, The Crowborough Cross, 3 Beacon Road, Crowborough TN6 1AF

Thursday 17th September

Wine Tasting with Alteus Wines for Hospices of Hope Wine tasting event in Crowborough to raise funds for Hospices of Hope19.00, Alteus Wine, 2 London House, London Rd, Crowborough TN6 2TR

Friday 18th September

Stately Bike Ride Kent-based charity, Hospices of Hope's three-day 100 mile jaunt will enable fundraisers to enjoy a 100-mile mini-break in the beautiful countryside from Otford, Kent to Arundel, East Sussex. And you can fundraise on the way! Further details on www.hospicesofhope.co.uk 11:00 am, Hospices of Hope HQ, Otford, Kent

Thursday 3rd December

cocktail making demonstration for Hospices of Hope A cocktail making workshop with the chance to try your hand at mixology19.00, Bar Trend 4 Croft Road Crowborough TN6 1DL