FREE Local Events Guide!

Keep up to date with what’s happening locally in November

If you would like to promote your local events and clubs you can get them listed here in the MONTHLY SEAGULL FREE EVENTS GUIDE! As well as appearing here your event will also be listed in the printed magazine, the free digital download and shared across social media networks too! So what are you waiting for? Email us your events. In a few sentences please state what the event is called, where it is taking place and a brief overview with contact details. Also if you have events happening throughout the year then please send in your list so that we can keep readers well informed. Deadline for the next issue is 20th November 2018.

EMAIL YOUR EVENTS AND CLUBS

COFFEE MORNING & BAZAAR – 3rd, 10.15am-12noon
Venue: St Michael’s Hospice, Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 0LB. The Hastings and St Leonards Support Group’s ever popular monthly coffee morning returns to the Hospice. Lots of fantastic stalls to browse, bargains to pick up and scrumptious refreshments to enjoy. Entry 50p (includes cup of tea/coffee and biscuits).

DANCING THROUGH THE DECADES – 3rd, 8pm-1am
Venue: Blackmarket VIP, George Street, Hastings. Which decade will you represent? DJ Rickky Roberts has lined up a night full of groovy 70s records, classic 80s tunes and smashing 90s hits – you’ll definitely not want to leave the dancefloor! Tickets are £15 from Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dancing-through-the-decades-in-aid-of-st-michaels-hospice-tickets-46710704976?aff=ehomecard

CARD MAKING WORKSHOP – 3rd & 17th, 11am-1pm
Venue: In Perspective, Bexhill. Cost is £10 and this includes all materials and refreshments. Please contact us to book a place. Call: 01424 731120 or visit: www.inperspectiveart.co.uk/card-making-workshops-4170-p.asp

LAUGHTER CLUB – 4th, 10-11am & 18th, (16+) 10-11.30am
Venue: Westfield Community Hall, Workhouse Lane, Hastings, TN35 4QJ. Laughter boosts your immunity, helps with stress and encourages those happy hormones leaving you feeling fantastic! Adults £4, kids £2. LAUGHTER CLUB (aged 16+) 18th November, 10-11:30am. £6 with FREE tea, cof- fee, biscuits & a natter afterwards. Email: hahalaughterclub@hotmail.com or call for details: Cat 07816 301110.

‘START THE WEEK WRITE’ – 5th, 2.15-3.45pm (£6 per class)
Venue: Kings Road Studio, St. Leonards. Journalling and expressive writing for success. Writing helps you find, refine and go for your goals. For more details please email: nicky@rygmail.org.uk or call: 07938 734871.

POLITE PETS AT THE VETS WORKSHOP – 6th, 7.30pm
Venue: St Mary Magdalene’s church hall, Bexhill. A unique 4 week workshop to give you and your dog the skills to make any social encounter a much more pleasant experience, either at the vets or the groomers or anywhere they may find stressful. We will work with you to provide a toolbox of training techniques and professional support. Suitable for dogs that are fully vaccinated. Contact Nicky 07846 546186 or Julie 07779 409290 to book your place or for any enquiries.

BLACK & WHITE BALL – 9th, 7pm-12am
Venue: Bannatynne’s Hotel and Spa, Hastings. Get dressed up for an evening of glitz and glamour in support of your local Hospice. Tickets include a delicious 3 course meal, free arrival drink, live entertainment from The Do Theys and magician Michael Drinkwater. Bid on some exclusive items in the silent auction and don’t forget to bring your pennies for the raffle! Tickets are £45 from Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/st-michaels-hospice-black-and-white-ball-tickets-41419208969?aff=es2

PETT WI FUNDRAISER – 10th, 10am-2pm
Venue: Pett Village Hall. The WI will be raising money all in 
aid of the Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes. As well as delicious refreshments and a raffle, there will be the opportunity to sponsor a poppy and write in the Book of Remembrance. For more information please call Heather Godwin – President Pett WI: 07977 100296 or 01424 251849 or email: heather.brambletye@hotmail.co.uk

‘WE REMEMBER THEM’ – 10th, 2.30pm
Venue: Christchurch Methodist Church, Springfield Rd, Bexhill, TN40 2BX. A Commemoration of WW1 in letters, words and audience participation songs. Admission is free, but WW1 tea and cakes at an extra charge.

SAMMY LOU & THE BEE GEES TRIBUTE – 10th, 7pm-7.45pm
Venue: Little Common Royal British Legion, Meads Avenue, Little Common. Local singer and X Factor Boot Camp Finalist ‘Sammy Lou’ will begin the evening’s entertainment singing songs from the 40s and 50s including the great Dame Vera Lynn, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Doris Day and more! Then the fabulous BEE GEES TRIBUTE ACT will perform a selection of iconic songs from the incredible Bee Gees huge repertoire spanning 50 years. Call for more details: 01424 842710 or visit: www.littlecommonlegion.co.uk for this or future events.

BERTHE MORISAT – 19th, 2pm (entrance £7)
Venue: Hastings Centre, The Ridge, Hastings TN34 2SA. ‘Impressionism’s First Lady’. With her privileged background Berthe Morisot was, perhaps, an unlikely recruit to the Impressionist cause. Yet she was at the heart of the move- ment in the 1870s and 1880s, showing at seven out of the eight Impressionist exhibitions. Lecture by Bernard Allan, hosted by The Arts Society Rother Valley. Visitors welcome. Enquiries: Kay 01424 775257.

AUTUMN FAIR – 24th, 10am-12noon (entrance 50p)
Venue: Meads Avenue, Little Common. Hosts: Royal British Legion Women’s Section. Stalls include clothes, grand raffle, hamper raffle, cakes and gifts, bric a brac and more. Also our ever popular auction, tea, coffee and cakes will also available.

SCOTT BRADlEE’S POST MODERN JUKEBOX – 27th, 7pm
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. ‘Back in Black & White Tour’. Post Modern Jukebox shows bring a full band of gifted musicians, with a cast of favorite singers and tons of surprises. Tickets: Standing – £26.50 & Seats – £36.50, book now to avoid disappointment, this will be a show not to miss! Call the Box Office: 01424 229111 or visit: www.dlwp.com for this and more events for the whole family.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR – 1st December, 9.30am FREE EVENT
Venue: St. Martha’s Church hall, Little Common. Little Common Horticultural Society are holding a Christmas Craft Fair and coffee morning! The hall is fully accessible with car parking. There will be handcrafted gifts by local artists, including cards, decorations, handbags, knitted toys, children’s clothes, cakes, a raffle and refreshments.

FAMILY SANTA DASH – 2nd December, 10.30 for 11.30am
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. Fun for the whole family and wheelchair friendly. Choose your distance 2k or 5k and then run, jog, walk, push a push chair or walk the dog. Adults £11.50, Child £6.50 (5-14yrs) and includes a free Santa suit. Prizes for best dressed push chair, wheelchair and dog. Visit: www.bexhill-lions.org for more details.

LOCAL CLUBS, REGULAR MEETINGS & FARMERS MARKETS

HASTINGS FARMERS’ MARKET – THURSDAYS, 9am-2pm
Venue: Robertson Street, Hastings. This market is held on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. You can pick up everything you need from local suppliers and producers all in one place, from homemade bakery produce, clothing, homewares and groceries.

BEXHILL FARMER’S MARKET – FRIDAYS, 8.30am-2pm
Venue: Devonshire Square, Bexhill. This market is held every Friday, monthly. You can pick a huge range of items from local suppliers all in one place. For more details or to apply to trade please call Chris Ashford, Market Administrator on 07786 024036For further details please visit www.bexhillmarket.org.uk to view the list of local traders. To request information email info@bexhillmarket.org.uk

WING CHUN KUNG FU FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS – TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS EVENINGS, 5.15-8.30pm, SATURDAY MORNINGS, 9.30am-12.15pm Venue: Horntye Park Sports Complex. Kung Fu training can improve fitness, self awareness, well-being and self-discipline. This school works hard to develop children’s individual abilities through positive encouragement so that the focus and discipline within classes have a knock-on effect into their studies at school. Adults of all abilities and experience are welcome to join, training is for everyone who wants to learn this enriching life skill that is good for the mind as well as the body. Call John or Sam on 07947 970290 and start your 4 WEEKS FREE TRIAL. Visit the website www.kungfuschoolshastings.co.uk or go to the Facebook page @kungfuschoolshastings for more details.

AIKIDO FOR ADULTS – MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS EVENINGS, SATURDAY LUNCHTIMES
AIKIDO Classes for Adults – Japanese Martial Art Form. Classes are held at Bexhill and Sidley. For details call: 07773 676539.

WRITING WORKSHOPS – TUESDAYS – 2-3.30PM
Venue: Grand Rue De Pera, 73-74 Queens Road, Hastings. £5 Per session. Get creative with your writing, motivated and meet people, writing can help us to discover ourselves. Call Felicity or Nicky for more details on: 07938 734871 or email: felicitystephen1@gmail.com

PEARL’S FITNESS CLASSES – TUESDAYS, £5 pay as you go
Venue: Little Common Community Centre (Sandhurst Hall) 9.30-10.30am Fitness, Pilate’s and Conditioning. 10.45-11.45am. Legs, Bums and Tums. Bring a mat and water. For further details contact Pearl 07443 957250 or email pearlcheeseman@gmail.com

HASTINGS TANGO CLUB – TUESDAYS, 7.30-10pm, £5
Hastings Tango Club is a friendly group meeting at All Saints Hall, Hastings Old Town, to dance Argentine Tango. £5 for the evening, including tea and cakes. For details call: 01424 434543.

QUIZ NIGHTS! – TUESDAYS, 7-9.45pm, £5
Venue: Café 48 Bexhill. Teams of between 2 and 7 people, a choice of meal is included in the price, we have several rounds with a variety of questions and often have a topical round. It’s a bit of a fun night out, price £5. For details call: 01424 736600 or visit www.no48bexhill.co.uk

BEXHILL TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD (EVENING) MEETINGS – Every 4th WEDNESDAY, (EVENINGS) MONTHLY, 7.30pm
Venue: Bexhill Sailing Club, De La Warr Parade, Bexhill TN40 1LA. Bexhill Marina Townswomen’s Guild meet on the 4th Wednesday evening of the month. Various interests and activities, new members are welcome so come along and try us. For details call: Susan Neighbour 01424 211140.

BEXHILL DOWN TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD MEETINGS – Every 2nd WEDNESDAY, MONTHLY, 2pm
Bexhill Down Townswomen’s Guild meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday every month; except August. We are a very friendly group of ladies, we have excellent speakers, lunches, social studies etc. We meet in St. Augustines Church Hall, Cooden Drive, Bexhill. For further details please call: 01424 216150.

SPARKS DANCE CREW – WEDNESDAYS, 4-5pm
Venue: Ore Community Centre. Mini stars: Aged 5-12. Our aim is to build a dance team with the primary aim of having fun, previous dance experience isn’t necessary. Children will be taught moves and routines in a relaxed friendly environment. We will boost children’s confidence by performing at events and festivals. For details visit Facebook “Sparks Dance Crew” or call Lisa: 07762 480765.

INTRODUCTION TO FITNESS AND WELL-BEING CLASSES – Every WEDNESDAY, call to book
Venue: The Body Junction – Alexander Technique – Self Care Skills Course. Sessions about making the best of what we have health-wise, fulfilling our potential for an active and independent life within any constraints we may have. Every Wednesday – 2.30-3.30pm £15 Pilates Equipment Introduction classes at the Body Junction in Bexhill. An opportunity to try some Pilates equipment including; the Arch Barrel, Reformer, Half trapeze, Ball and more! For booking info please visit Facebook “The Body Junction” or call: 01424 215300.

HASTINGS ARCHAEOLOGY & RESEARCH EVENINGS – Every 2nd WEDNESDAY, MONTHLY
Venue: Hastings History House, Courthouse Street, Hastings Old Town. We host evening lectures about the archaeology and local history of the Hastings area on the second Wednesday of each month for most of the year. During the summer months there is usually a guided walk around a place of local interest. For all dates and times of meetings you can call the Membership Secretary on 01424 812092 or visit: www.haarg.org.uk

BEXHILL WHEELERS – THURSDAYS, 10.30am
Bexhill Wheelers meet every Thursday morning at 10.30am at De La Warr bandstand for a cycle ride. For further details call Geoff 07973 128105.

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