Local Events Guide!

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Promote your local events and clubs right here absolutely FREE in our LOCAL EVENTS GUIDE! As well as appearing here your event will also be listed in the printed magazines, the free digital download and shared across social media networks too! So what are you waiting for? Email 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 email your list so that we can keep readers well informed. Deadline for the printed magazine listings for the April Events Guide is 20th March 2019.

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WILKO JOHNSON BAND – 2nd March, 7pm for 8pm
Venue: De La Pavilion, Bexhill. Wilko Johnson Band feat Norman Watt-Roy and Dylan Howe and with special guest Glenn Tilbrook! Box Office No: 01424 229111 or book online: www.dlwp.com/event/wilko-johnson Doors: 7.00pm / On-Stage – 8.00pm. Tickets – £30.00 advance.

SATURDAY FLEA MARKETS – 2nd March, 10am-4pm
Venue: Isabel Blackman Centre (RVS), South Street, St. Leonards on Sea, TN37 6AP. Vintage goods, homeware, bric-a-brac and quality second hand goods. Come along on the 1st Saturday of every month incl. 6th July; visitors always welcome. For more details please visit facebook: Retrobella13

PETS AT THE VETS – 5th, 11am-12noon
Venue: Hollington Community Centre. Dog Behaviour Workshop running for 4 weeks. Workshop is structured for helping dog’s and their owners to keep well informed about what to expect and to feel better about a trip to the vets. Email Nicky or Julie to book: petsatthevets@gmail.com

SHAKIN’ STEVENS – 6th, 7.30pm, Tickets £35
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. The platinum-selling entertainer and performer will be joined by his band to perform fan favourites, surprises and, of course, his much- loved hits including, Oh Julie, Hot Dog and This Ole House! To book tickets visit: www.dlwp.com or call the Box Office on: 01424 229111.

LIVE MUSIC! – 9th Mar 6.30 for 7pm
Venue: St Clement’s Church, Swan Terrace, Hastings Old Town TN34 3ES. ‘Have I Got Tunes for You!’ Christopher Beaumont, xylophone and Derek Carden, piano accompaniment. Music to include works by Sir Patrick Moore CBE (a mini-talk will be given on this topic) and other well- known favourites. Tickets £10, Concessions £5, on the door, by email or in advance from TIC Breeds Place (50p fee). Tea/coffee, wine, nibbles during interval for donation. Email: M.Plumbe@BTInternet.com or call: 01424 713737.

WOMEN! HAVE YOUR SAY DAY! – 3 FREE EVENTS
Venues: Langney Village Hall, 7th March, Seaside Community Hub, 8th March, Hampden Park Community Centre, 9th March. All event times: 1.30-3.30pm Come along and give your views! Have your say! Free afternoon tea, free raffle, to book and for more details call: 01323 886171 or visit: www.wayfinderwoman.com/events

COLLABRO – 16th, 7pm, Various ticket prices available
Venue: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. Part of this spectacular musical theatre group’s Road to the Royal Albert Hall Tour. Special guest: Lauren Samuels, support: Georgia and The Vintage Youth. To book tickets visit: www.dlwp.com or call the Box Office on: 01424 229111.

ST. PATRICK’S PARTY – 16th, 4-11pm, Tickets £8
Venue: St. Mary in the Castle, Pelham Crescent, Hastings. Best of Irish Beers and Live Music, featuring The Garry Blakeley Band, Soul Town will be performing hits from The Committments. Wear Green Fancy Dress. Tickets available at the Tourist Information Centre or online: www.musicglue.com/stmaryinthecastle

THE MUSIC AND LIFE OF J.S. BACH – 18th, 2pm
Venue: Hastings Centre, The Ridge, Hastings TN34 2SA. Musicians and music lovers alike love, hate, adore, shun and praise Johann Sebastian Bach – yet all agree his music presents one of the greatest challenges in the history of music. Lecture by Peter Medhurst, run by The Arts Society Rother Valley. Visitors welcome (entrance £7). Enquiries: Kay 01424 775257.

HASTINGS HALF MARATHON – 24th, 10.30-2pm
Hastings may not be the biggest, but it is certainly is the best, with magnificent Spectator Support and much enter- tainment on route, it is still the one to run. Premier Travel Chauffeurs are offering a bonus of £1000 to both male and female runners for the first ones on The Day to beat the Hastings Half course records of:- Male 1.01.37 Female 1.11.13. Plus the Buckswood School sponsored Mini Run for 7-16 ages. For more details and to register visit: www.hastings-half.co.uk

PETE PRESCOTT ON MOTHERING SUNDAY – 31st, 2-5pm
Venue: No. 48 Bexhill, 48 Devonshire Road, Bexhill. This is a special afternoon to celebrate Mothering Sunday with Pete Prescott, the man who will be hosting the Beatles Day a week later at The White Rock. Pete will be performing some soul and swing hits, covering the likes of Billy Joel, Van Morrison, Neil Diamond, Matt Monroe, Frank Sinatra… To avoid disappointment please call to book: 01424 736600.

VANTASTIC, 7th April – 11am-3pm, FREE ENTRY
Venue: Aspens, Roebuck Centre, Roebuck Street, Hastings, TN34 3BB. Roebuck Enterprises presents ‘Vantastic – a day of VW campervans’, market stalls, food, drink and live music courtesy of Admiral Finns, all in aid of World Autism Aware- ness Week (Apr 1-7). If you want to bring a VW Campervan to show please apply to: michael.mahon@aspens.org.uk All proceeds will be used to support Adults with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. Visit: facebook.com/Roebuck1066.

BEATLES DAY – 7th April, 12noon-10.30pm
Venue: White Rock Theatre, Hastings. Non-stop show of acts of all ages performing the Beatles or Beatles related songs. Folk, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Pop, it’s all there. All musicians, volunteers and organisers give their time for free. ALL the money raised goes to MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT. So far we have raised £277,000! This will be the last year managed by Beatles Day founder and musician Pete Prescott. Book tickets on this link: White Rock Theatre or call the Box Office: 01424 462288.

EVENTS LISTED HERE ARE PUBLISHED FREE! Got an event or club that you’d like listed for FREE? Send it by email to: editor@themonthlyseagull.com or call: 07956 413955. Deadline for the next printed magazine is: 20th MARCH 2019.

LOCAL CLUBS, CLASSES & 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.

HASTINGS HEALTH WALKS – Monday-Saturday, FREE
Venue: Hastings area. Free, friendly group walks in Hastings area. Not too long, not to difficult. Call Lorna on 07740 599559 for more details or visit: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/east-sussex-health-walks

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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