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‘Vital’ box office service needs volunteers

The busy box office at the Barn Theatre in Southwick will soon be losing two of its stalwarts to well-earned retirement.

Theatre and Comedy
Manager Marc Rattray

Starry line-up for Chichester Speakers Festival

Big names will gather for the Chichester Speakers Festival 2017 at The Assembly Rooms, North Street on February 24 and 25 (www.chichesterspeakersfestival.com).

Arts
Fairport Convention

Fairport convene for 50th birthday

Fairport Convention celebrate their 50th anniversary with an album and a UK winter tour taking in Worthing.

Music
Alan

Ex-Rolling Stones guitar technician gigs in Chichester

BluesClub congregate at The Chichester Inn in Chichester on Saturday, January 28 at 8.30pm (tickets on 01243 783185).

Music
Amy Wadge

Grammy winner Amy Wadge talks about songwriting success and working with Ed Sheeran ahead of Coolham gig

Amy Wadge, one the most prolific songwriters in the UK, is set to perform at Coolham Live Music Club on Saturday, February 4.

Music
Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

Arts
The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

Lifestyle
Ray Gelato

Ray Gelato’s Giants join South Coast Jazz Festival

Ray Gelato’s Giants provide the finale for this year’s South Coast Jazz Festival at Shoreham’s Ropetackle.

Music
Gary

Gary Ryan offers Bognor Regis recital

West Sussex Guitar Club are hosting a recital by the guitarist/composer Gary Ryan.

Music
Ruby Turner is at Horsham's Capitol on Saturday, January 21

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: January 20-26, 2017

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

Theatre and Comedy
Liza McKinney viewing the Beagle aircraft factory exhibition at Marlipins Museum in September. Picture: Derek Martin DM16145389a

Aerodynamic start for winter talks

The Friends of Marlipins Museum’s winter series of lunchtime talks starts next week.

Whats on
Greg Mosse

Recruiting for Festival of Chichester play

Chichester Community Theatre are recruiting for their contribution to the 2017 Festival of Chichester.

Theatre and Comedy
Daisy Lewis in Silence by Moira Buffini

Downton's Daisy on a recruitment drive!

Downton Abbey star Daisy Lewis is a woman on a mission, travelling up and down the country to urge people to audition for the world’s longest-running youth arts organisation, the National Youth Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott in The Dresser. Photo by Hugo Glendinning

Reece Shearsmith to make his CFT debut

The Dresser finishes its tour with a couple of weeks at Chichester Festival Theatre – a chance for Reece Shearsmith to make his CFT debut (January 25-February 4).

Theatre and Comedy
Shireen Francis

Enjoy a jazz lunch with Shireen Francis in Crawley

Shireen Francis performs her unique blend of jazz, gospel and reggae at a lunchtime concert on February 5 (12pm).

Music
Danielz. Picture by Richard Cleal

T.Rextasy celebrate Marc Bolan’s 70th birthday at Horsham’s Capitol

2017 will be a year of anniversaries for T. Rex fans as T Rextasy take to the road (The Capitol, Horsham, Friday, January 20) to mark the 40th anniversary of Marc Bolan’s death – and also the year in which he would have celebrated his 70th birthday.

Music
The cast of A Lad In  a Thousand and One Horsham Nights

Colourful costumes and general mayhem at Trinity Church Players’ panto

Trinity Church Players are in action with their annual pantomime at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Rushams Road, Horsham, this month.

Theatre and Comedy
Michael Neilson

NEILSON’S COLUMN: Are familiar faces on our TV screens causing confusion?

When working away from home, as actors often do, we have to find suitable (sometimes unsuitable) accommodation for the duration of the job.

News
Calvados with apple pie

RICHARD ESLING: Keep away the January blues with a little apple brandy

Mid-January and the end of year celebrations already seem like a distant memory.

News
Puss In Boots SUS-170901-165507003 SUS-170901-165507003

REVIEW: A fast-paced and heart-warming Burgess Hill panto

Puss in Boots, Burgess Hill Theatre Club, Martlets Hall, Jan 20, 21,22,27,28

Theatre and Comedy
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