What’s on this week: December 1 to 8

The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines Collingwood are playing at Worthing's Assembly Hall tomorrow (December 2)

The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines Collingwood are playing at Worthing's Assembly Hall tomorrow (December 2)

Events taking place in the Herald and Gazette area during the coming week.

Thursday, December 1

WORTHING

FILM: A United Kingdom (12A) – 10.45am, 1.10pm. Allied (15) – 12pm, 3.40pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 2.50pm, 5.40pm, 8.30pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema. Box office: 01903 206206.

FILM: Allied (15) – 12pm, 2.30pm (midweek matinee) 5.40pm, 8.25pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 12pm, 2.50pm (midweek matinee), 5.15pm, 8.15pm (3D). Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

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Friday, December 2

WORTHING

CONCERT: Seafarers UK returns to the Assembly Hall with the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Collingwood. An evening of diversified entertainment from the talented musicians of the Royal Marines Band Service, performing a special Christmas themed concert. All proceeds go to Seafarers UK. Time: 7.30pm. Price: £19.50, Concessions £18, Friends £16.50. Call 01903 206206 or visit www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

Event: Christmas Tree Festival with a display of Nativity scenes will be held at Offington Park Methodist Church, South Farm Road, Worthing, BN14 7RY, open from 4pm to 7pm.

FILM: Moana (U) – 12.15pm, 5.45pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 12.30pm, 8.30pm. A United Kingdom (12A) – 3pm. Sully (12A) – 3.30pm, 6pm, 8.15pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema. Box office: 01903 206206.

FILM: Sully (12A) – 12.40pm. 4pm, 6.15pm, 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 1.20pm, 2.55pm, 5.25pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.05pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Visit www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

PANTO: The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan. Worthing Theatres team ups with Paul Holman Associates to bring a show packed with all the comedy capers, colourful costumes and creative scenery that make pantomime so magical. December 2 to January 8, various times. Price: £12.50 to £24.50. Venue: Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PX. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

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Saturday, December 3

ANGMERING

MARKET: Angmering Village Hall Christmas Market from 10am to modday. There will be a large variety of stalls, raffles and refreshments with the usual the grand tombola and silent auction. Raising money for the upkeep of this valuable villagehall building.

ASHINGTON

FAYRE: Meet Father Christmas at Ashington’s Annual Christmas Fayre at The Ashington Centre, Foster Lane, RH20 3PG. Midday to 3pm. Lots of Christmas stalls with beautiful Christmas gifts for all ages, Christmas raffles, bric-a-brac, delicious homemade cakes, bouncy castles and enjoyable hot lunch and refreshments will be available. Father Christmas arrives at 1pm. For details phone Margaret on 01903 892633.

BROADWATER

QUIZ: Broadwater Community Association quiz at the Parish Rooms, Broadwater (opposite the green), at 7.30pm. Tables of six, if possible. Included is supper, fish/chicken and chips or cold platter with jacket. £7.50 members, £8 non-members. Phone Liz on 01903 522376/07790 299704 to book your supper/seat.

GORING

EVENT: The Worthing Branch of the NSPCC is holding a Celebration Party in honour of our Queen’s long reign and her birthday at The Barn, English Martyrs Church, Goring Way, Goring, BN12 5QB. 7.30pm. Buffet refreshments and a glass of wine and soft drinks. Tickets £10 from 01903 238785 or 01903 693258, or pay on the door. All proceeds to the NSPCC.

LANCING

FAYRE: Lancing District NSPCC Committee Christmas Fayre at the Tabernacle Hall, North Road, Lancing, BN15 9BB, from 10am to midday. Free admission. Homemade cakes and refreshments, raffle, teddy tombola, jewellery, tombola, gift bag tombola, games and puzzles, win a hamper, cakes, books and NSPCC items, and more.

LITTLEHAMPTON

EVENT: Children’s Christmas craft morning at St Mary Magdalene, Lyminster, from 9.30am to 11.30am.

RUSTINGTON

EVENT: Tombola and homemade cake sale at the Worthing & District Cats Protection charity shop at 58 The Street, Rustington, BN16 3NR, from 9am to 5pm. Many great bargains to be had and lots of ideas for Christmas gifts too. Call 01903 787115 or visit www.cats.org.uk/worthing for more information.

FAIR: Crafty Potter Craft Fair at Rustington Parish Rooms from 10am to 4pm. Lots of goodies including jewellery, cards, felt goods, candles, hand-knitted items and lovely refreshments.

FAYRE: Annual Holly Fayre at St Bridget’s, Ilex Close, Rustington, from 10am to midday. Among the many stalls there will be traditional games and the tombola as well as stalls for books, jigsaws, Christmas gifts and cards. There will be a raffle and the opportunity to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a mince pie. For more information call 01903 777806.

MARKET: Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children’s PreLoved Market at The Woodland Centre, Rustington, from 9.30am to 11.30am. Loads of baby and children’s clothes, toys and equipment, plus gift and craft stalls, and a Christmas pop-up studio with TOTEM Photography. Pick up some great bargains and tasty treats. Free car park and easy access. Refreshments available.

SHOREHAM

FAIR: Seaside Hospital Radio Christmas Fair from 10am to midday at The Methodist Church Hall, Brunswick Road, Shoreham. Stalls include: cakes, tombola, Christmas gifts, tefreshments and bric-a-brac. Proceeds towards maintaining the radio service to Worthing and Southlands Hospitals

SOUTHWICK

EVENT: The Manor Cottage Heritage Centre in Southwick Street will be open from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The cottage will be decorated and coffee and mince pies will be available while you shop for Christmas cards and gifts. Unique cards featuring festive local scenes and also reproduction photographs of old Southwick. The public rooms will be open and some exhibition material will be on show. Raising funds to support the Southwick Society.

WORTHING

BOOKS: Sea Scribes at Goring Road Little Farmers’ Market. Worthing’s local authors will be at St John’s Church Hall, Elm Grove, from 9am to 2pm. Books will be on display ready for Christmas shoppers to browse through. The authors love to chat to their readers so join them as they prepare for the festive season.

EVENT: West Worthing Baptist Church Christmas tree craft event from 10am to 1pm. View the Christmas trees decorated by local groups and individuals, buy some of their wares and chat with them about their gifts and skills. There will be an opportunity to join in with the singing of Christmas songs at midday followed by coffee/tea and mince pies or sausage rolls from the coffee bar. Further information is available from Marie White on 07765 466985.

EVENT: The annual Christmas Bazaar in aid of The Queen Alexandra Hospital Home from 1.30pm to 4pm, including a Christmas market, real Christmas trees, gifts and decorations, Santa’s grotto, mulled wine and mince pies. Join in the festivities in Boundary Road, Worthing. Visit www.qahh.org.uk for more information.

Event: Christmas Tree Festival with a display of Nativity scenes will be held at Offington Park Methodist Church, South Farm Road, Worthing, BN14 7RY, open from 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm.

FAYRE: Christmas Fayre at St Peters Church, Furze Road, Worthing, from 11.30am to 12.30pm, in aid of Ashdown Children Services. Entry £2.50, children free, includes refreshments. High Salvington Residents Association in conjunction with High Salvington Fund raising Committee.

FILM: Hook (U) – 10.15am (Saturday morning picture). Moana (U) – 10.30am, 1.20pm, 4pm, 6pm. Sully (12A) – 1pm, 6.30pm, 8.45pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 3.15pm, 8.30pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206.

FILM: Trolls (U) – 11am (weekend morning movie). Moana (U) – 11.15am (weekend morning movie). Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 1pm, 8pm. Sully (12A) – 4pm, 6.15pm, 8.30pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

MARKET: Morning Market with a Christmas flavour at Christ Church, Grafton Road, Worthing, from 10am to midday. Stalls include gifts,handmade Christmas cards,a wide variety of craft items, jewellery, books, Christmas cakes and other goodies and bric-a-brac. Coffee/tea and hot mince pies available. Free admission. Proceeds to Christ Church reordering fund.

MARKET: West Tarring Parish Church of St Andrew is hosting a Christmas market in aid of Mission societies supported by the parish from 10am to midday. Stalls include gifts, toiletries, cakes, raffle and coffee. At St Andrew’s Church, in Church Road, West Tarring, Worthing.

MARKET: Christmas market at New Tyne care home, Durrington Lane, Worthing, BN13 2TF, from 4pm to 7pm. Money raised can help provide more entertainment and outings for residents. There will be plenty to help get you in the holiday spirit, with Christmas carols, handmade crafts and cakes, as well as Father Christmas himself. You’ll also have the chance to win big in the tombola and raffle, with a top prize of £100. For more information call 01903 277450.

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Sunday, December 4

ARUNDEL

FAIR: Crafty Potter Craft Fair at the Norfolk Centre, Arundel, from 10am to 4pm. Lots of goodies including jewellery, cards, felt goods, candles, hand-knitted items and lovely refreshments.

CLAPHAM

FAYRE: Clapham and Patching Village Hall Christmas Fayre from midday to 4pm. There will be local arts and crafts, ceramics, wood turning, jewellery, cards, stained glass, candles, upholstery, cakes and sweets, homemade produce, raffle, tombola and refreshments. Entry is free. Parking is free. Postcode BN13 3UT.

GORING

KIDS: Messy Church from 4pm to 6pm at Goring Methodist Church. Wrapping presents to give to Worthing Churches Homeless Projects (WCHP). Bring along something to wrap including items such as chocolate, toiletries or gloves, hats and scarves. There will also be other Christmas crafts to make and do and a church celebration followed by Christmas dinner. No charge, donations appreciated and no need to book.

SHOREHAM

MUSIC: Adur Concert Band – Christmas Celebration. The band perform Christmas favourites with plenty of chances to join in with carol singing, offering an enjoyable start to the festive season. Starts 6pm. Tickets: £10. Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham, BN43 5EG. Box office: 01273 464440 or visit www.ropetacklecentre.co.uk

WESTERGATE

EVENT: Young dancers from Chichester, Barnham and Bognor Regis will be showcasing their talent as The Rosemary Bell Academy of Dance presents its annual Christmas Performance at the Ormiston Six Villages Academy in Westergate, with two shows at midday and 2.30pm. Tickets are £7 and can be bought via the contact form on the dance school’s website – www.rbadance.co.uk

WORTHING

Event: Christmas Tree Festival with a display of Nativity scenes will be held at Offington Park Methodist Church, South Farm Road, Worthing, BN14 7RY, open from 12pm to 2.30pm.

FAIR: ‘So This is Christmas!’ a festive craft, handmade and vintage fair presented by The Fairy Tale Fair and Northbrook Friends of St Barnabas from 10.30am to 4pm at The Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, BN14 9HS. More than 70 stalls plus magical extras, live performers, face painting, cafe and treats. In aid of St Barnabas House hospice. Visit www.thefairytalefair.co.uk

FILM: Moana (U) – 10.15am, 12.45pm, 3.15pm, 5.45pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 10.30am, 8.15pm. Sully (12A) – 1.30pm, 6.15pm, 8.30pm. A United Kingdom (12A) – 3.45pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Call 01903 206206.

FILM: Trolls (U) – 11am (weekend morning movie). Moana (U) – 11.15am (weekend morning movie). Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 1pm, 8pm. Sully (12A) – 4pm, 6.15pm, 8.30pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

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Monday, December 5

SHOREHAM

EVENT: St Mary de Haura hosts a Carol Service featuring the Seaford College Chapel Choir at 1pm, in support of the 4Sight charity. Tickets are £5 at the door.

WORTHING

FAIR: Thomas A Becket Infant School Autumn Craft Fair and Tea Room. 10am to 1pm. Free entrance, free parking. More than 20 stalls appealing to both adults and children, including Christmas bunting, traditional wooden toys, Lego crayons, Disney style cushions and lots more. Pelham Road, Worthing, BN13 1JB.

FILM: Sully (12A) – 11am (silver screen), 4pm, 6.15pm (subtitled), 8.30pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 12.15pm, 8.15pm. Moana (U) – 1.20pm, 5.30pm. A United Kingdom (12A) – 3pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206.

FILM: Sully (12A) – 11.40am. 12pm (parent and baby only), 1.50pm, 4pm, 6.15pm, 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 2.55pm, 5.25pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.05pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

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Tuesday, December 6

GORING

EVENT: Worthing Flower Club welcomes Cally Meer for her demonstration ‘Christmas Charm’ at The Barn, English Martyrs Church, Goring Way, BN12 4EU, 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Go as a visitor if you want some ideas for Christmas flower arrangements. For further information contact Janet Runacres 01903 700298 or visit the website: www.worthingflowerclub.org.uk

WORTHING

FILM: Moana (U) – 12.15pm, 5.30pm. Sully (12A) – 12.45pm, 3.15pm, 8.15pm. A United Kingdom (12A) – 3pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.30pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Call 01903 206206.

FILM: Sully (12A) – 12.40pm. 4pm (midweek matinee), 6.15pm (subtitled), 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 1.20pm, 2.55pm (midweek matinee), 5.25pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.05pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

JAZZ: This week at the Hare & Hounds in Portland Road Worthing we are pleased to present The Dave Quincy/Terry Smith Quintet. Both Terry and Dave started playing in the London jazz scene in the 1960’s. They both became members of J.J. Jacksons Greatest Little Soul Band in the Land alongside Dick Morrissey. The three of them then went on to form the acclaimed 70’s jazz-rock band IF. Terry and Dave last played here earlier this year and gave us yet another great night. What better way to start the Christmas month than coming to hear them again. On this occasion they are accompanied by Terry Seabrook on piano, Godfrey Sheppard on bass and Bobby Worth on drums. Music starts at 8.30pm but to guarantee a seat why not get there early and book a table for a meal. Call 01903 230085.

TALK: Worthing Antiques and Collectors’ Club. Short AGM followed by a social evening. 7.30pm at the Lecture Theatre, underneath Worthing Library, Richmond Road, BN11 1HD. Visitors very welcome: £5 on the door. For more details of the programme please call 07761 564154 or email: maryyoung@phonecoop.coop. To join the club, please contact Jane 01903 602988.

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Wednesday, December 7

DURRINGTON

EVENT: Durrington Theatrical society presents Sleeping Beauty from December 7 to 11 at Barn Theatre, Field Place. Tickets £10 or £12 raised seating. For show times and more information call 01903 872073.

LITTLEHAMPTON

EVENT: Antiques and collectors items valuation and buying day. Sussex Coin Company will be at the Littlehampton United Church Hall, 1 High Street, Littlehampton, BN17 5EG, from 11am to 3pm. Call 01903 232080, email: sussexcoins@aol.com or visit www.sussexcoins.co.uk for more information.

RUSTINGTON

CONCERT: The Friendship Singers’ Christmas Concert at 2.30pm at Rustington Methodist Church Hall, Claigmar Road. Enjoy a festive afternoon of Christmas music, carols and sing-a-long too. Refreshments will be provided afterwards by the Women’s Fellowship and a retiring collection will be made for local charities.

SHOREHAM

COMEDY: Comedy Bubble, a monthly sell-out night of brilliant stand-up comedy at Cafe Artisan, 2 Tarmount Lane, Shoreham. An evening of comedy for only £5. December’s headliner is the brilliant Nick Elleray, with support from Sean Sellars, Deborah Lennard, Dan Fardell, Ali Macfarlan and Jamie Green with MC Roland Hamilton. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm. Tickets from www.comedybubble.co.uk

WORTHING

FILM: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 12.15pm, 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 12.30pm, 5.30pm. A United Kingdom (12A) – 3pm. Sully (12A) – 3.30pm, 6pm, 8.15pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206.

FILM: Sully (12A) – 12.40pm. 4pm, 6.15pm, 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 1.20pm, 2.55pm, 5.25pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.05pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

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Thursday, December 8

WORTHING

EVENT: A Christmas to Remember. Watch a festive show from different choirs from the community 7pm at St Pauls, Chapel Road, Worthing. Tickets £5 adults, £2 children. Raising money to help support people with dementia and children and young adults with special needs. Call 01903 528613 for tickets.

FILM: Moana (U) – 12.45pm, 4pm. Sully (12A) – 1.15pm, 6pm, 8.20pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 3pm. Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker (12A) – 7.15pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206.

FILM: Sully (12A) – 12.40pm. 4pm (midweek matinee), 6.15pm, 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 1.20pm, 2.55pm (midweek matinee), 5.25pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.05pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or call 01903 823112.

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