What’s on this week: December 8 to 15

The Rowland Singers Choral Society have three Christmas concerts this week, starting at Emmanuel URC in Worthing on Friday evening
The Rowland Singers Choral Society have three Christmas concerts this week, starting at Emmanuel URC in Worthing on Friday evening

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

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. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

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 ring the Box Office on 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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Friday, December 9

FINDON VALLEY

EVENT: Findon Valley Residents’ Association (FVRA) Christmas Coffee Morning from 10am to midday at ‘Eats & Treats’, King’s Parade. Learn more about FVRA, helping to build the community spirit and looking after the needs of local residents in Findon Valley.

LITTLEHAMPTON

STAGE: Tori Productions presents Cinderella. December 9 – 7pm; December 10 – 3pm and 7.30pm; December 11 – 1pm and 5pm. Venue: Windmill Entertainment Centre, Windmill Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LH. Call 01903 722224 for more information.

WORTHING

CONCERT: The Rowland Singers Choral Society Christmas Concert. For their Christmas Charity Appeal this year the choir will be collecting for St Barnabas with buckets at the door. The choir and guest singers The Emery Ensemble will be singing some well-known carols along with some newer pieces. Emmanuel URC, St Michael’s Road, Worthing, BN11 4SD. Time: 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Tickets: £9 for adults and £3 for children. Please ring 01903 238792 to purchase your tickets. For more information visit www.rowlandsingers.co.uk

CONCERT: Davison Worthing Youth Concert Band performs an evening of memorable Christmas music from 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) at the Davison School for Girls, Selborne Road, Worthing, BN11 2JX. Tickets (unreserved seating) cost £5 and are available on the door, in advance from band members or Alison Pereux on 01903 505879, or via the band website enquiry page www.dwycb.com. There will be a Christmas raffle, mulled wine and mince pies.

FILM: Moana (U) – 12.30pm, 3.45pm. Sully (12A) – 3.15pm, 6.15pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 5.45pm. The Accountant (15) – 8.30pm. Arrival (12A) – 8.45pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Moana (U) – 12.45pm, 3.15pm, 5.45pm. Sully (12A) – 1pm, 3.20pm, 5.30pm, 8.15pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 7.45pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or ring the Box Office on 01903 823112.

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Saturday, December 10

ANGMERING

CONCERT: Angmering Chorale proudly presents its annual Carols for Christmas concert at Angmering School at 6.30pm. The chorale welcomes three local school choirs (Swiss Gardens, Rose Green and The Towers) to join in the fun. Accompaniment will be supplied by pianist Alison Manton and Patcham Silver Band. They will all be conducted by George Jones, with lots of audience participation guaranteed. There will be refreshments and a giant raffle. Tickets £7 (under 11s free, students £5) available from the Chorale Box Office on 01243 554501. More details at www.theangmeringchorale.org.uk

LITTLEHAMPTON

PANTO: A ‘Peter Pan’ Pantomime at the Baptist Church in Fitzalan Road, Littlehampton, at 3pm. Tickets £3 are available from the church office, open weekdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Call 01903 717961 for more information.

LYMINSTER

FAYRE: Christmas Fayre at St Mary Magdalene’s, Lyminster, from 10am to 12,30pm.

RUSTINGTON

EVENT: Paws, Play & Stay, in association with St Barnabas, is hosting a charity dog show and meet Santa and his huskies event from 11am to 4pm. Indoor Dog Show from 11am to 2.30pm, silent auction and raffle, Christmas shopping, and hot and cold food and drinks. At Paws, Play & Stay, Artex Avenue, Rustington Trading Estate, BN16 3LN. Call 01903 785166 or visit www.pawsplaystay.co.uk for more information.

FAYRE: Christmas Fayre (Worthing & District Cats Protection) at the Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, BN16 3HB from 10am to midday. Christmas gifts, homemade cakes, tombola, jewellery, DVDs/CDs, books/jigsaws and refreshments too. Also, author Susanne Haywood expects to be in attendance to sign copies of her book ‘Tigger – Memoirs of a Cosmopolitan Cat’. Visit www.cats.org.uk/worthing for more information.

SHOREHAM

CONCERT: Messengers Community Gospel Choir Christmas Showcase Concert at Shoreham Baptist Church, Western Road. The concert is free, but there will be a collection at the end. Have your spirits raised by this talented choir. For more information visit www.messengerschoir.org.uk

WORTHING

COMEDY: Henning Wehn: Westphalia is Not an Option. Time: 7.30pm. Price: £18.50. Venue: Connaught Theatre, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Arthur Christmas (U) – 10.15am (Saturday morning picture). Moana (U) – 10.30am, 12.45pm. Sully (12A) – 1pm, 6.15pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 3.20pm. Arrival (12A) – 8.30pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Trolls (U) – 11am (weekend morning movie). Moana (U) – 11am (autistic only), 1.20pm, 3.25pm, 6pm. Sully (12A) – 1.10pm, 3.45pm, 5.55pm, 8.30pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or ring the Box Office on 01903 823112.

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Sunday, December 11

GORING

SERVICE: Gift service at Goring Methodist Church led by Rev Graham Locking, at 10am. Gifts wrapped at Messy Church for WCHP will be dedicated. The congregation will be invited to write their prayer/wish for this Christmas time on a blank star and add it to a Christmas Tree. The hope is to be able to completely fill the tree with all of our wishes/prayers for people and the world.

LITTLEHAMPTON

EVENT: Christingle Service at All Saints Church in Wick, Littlehampton, at 4pm, celebrating Jesus, the Light of the World. All are welcome.

SHOREHAM

CAROLS: Community Carol Service at 2.30pm at the Community Café, Day Centre, Wilmot Road, Shoreham.

WORTHING

FILM: Moana (U) – 10.15am, 12.45pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 10.45am, 3.20pm. Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker (12A) – 2pm. Arrival (12A) – 5.30pm. Sully (12A) – 6.15pm, 8.30pm. The Accountant (15) – 8.15pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Trolls (U) – 11am (weekend morning movie). Moana (U) – 11.30am (weekend morning movie), 2.15pm, 5pm. Sully (12A) – 1pm, 3.15pm, 5.25pm, 7.45pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 7.30pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or ring the Box Office on 01903 823112.

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Monday, December 12

CHICHESTER

TALK: Arun & Chichester (Air) Enthusiasts Society (Air ACES) talk entitled ‘Flying with the Larks – up to WW1’, presented by Timothy Brown, and ‘Stories from a Career in Flying – including the Chinook’, presented by Mr Lorimer Burn. 7pm for a 7.30pm start at the Chichester Park Hotel, Chichester, PO19 7QL. Entrance for members is £3, guests £5 and under 16’s free. For further information about Air ACES, please see www.airaces.org.uk, or call David Batcock on 01243 823007.

LITTLEHAMPTON

CONCERT: The Barn Choir’s Christmas Concert of carols at 7.30pm in St Joseph’s Convent Chapel, East Street, Littlehampton. Admission free – retiring collection in aid of the Sisters’ Missions abroad. Refreshments will be served.

STEYNING

EVENT: Steyning Decorative and Fine Arts Society Christmas coffee morning and fundraiser with harp recital by Fiona Hosford and a raffle. At The Steyning Centre, opposite St Andrews Church, Church Street, Steyning. Starts: 10am. Tickets: £10. Enquiries to 01903 297553. For further information please call 01903 297553.

WORTHING

FILM: The Accountant (15) – 11am. Moana (U) – 1pm, 3.45pm. Sully (12A) – 6.15pm (subtitled), 8.30pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Moana (U) – 12pm (disability friendly), 2.45pm, 5.15pm. Sully (12A) – 12.45pm, 3pm, 5.30pm, 8pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 7.45pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or ring the Box Office on 01903 823112.

MUSIC: Christmas Classics with Blake. Time: 7.30pm. Price: £21.50, Concessions £19.50, Friends £18.50. Venue: Connaught Theatre, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

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Tuesday, December 13

GORING

EVENT: Goring Methodist Church is holding open days from December 13 to 15, from 11am to 3pm each day, including light a candle for a loved one on Wednesday, December 14. See the church decorated for Christmas, with wreath displays made by the groups from the church.

LANCING

CONCERT: The Rowland Singers Choral Society Christmas Concert. For their Christmas Charity Appeal this year the choir will be collecting for St Barnabas with buckets at the door. The choir and guest singers The Emery Ensemble will be singing some well-known carols along with some newer pieces. Lancing Parish Hall, 96 South Street, Lancing, BN15 8AJ. Time: 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Tickets: £9 for adults and £3 for children. Please ring 01903 238792 to purchase your tickets. For more information visit www.rowlandsingers.co.uk

LITTLEHAMPTON

EVENT: The Littlehampton Academy Christmas Carol Celebration at 7.30pm. A festival of music, drama, dance and carols. Everybody welcome.

FILM: A Street Cat Named Bob (12A) – 5.30pm, 7.45pm. Venue: Windmill Cinema, Windmill Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LH. Call 01903 715920 or email: windmill@freedom-leisure.co.uk for more information.

WORTHING

AUCTION: Worthing General Auctions, The Barn adjacent to the English Martyrs Church , Goring Way , Worthing, BN12 4UD. Viewing is from 5pm until the auction starts at 6.30pm. Admission is £1 and commission is ten per cent on the hammer price. 400-plus lots including furniture, gold and silver jewellery, diecast models, train sets, coins and china. Hot food available. Lots can be seen on their Facebook page . All enquiries to Louise on 07941 828599.

FILM: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 12.15pm, 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 1pm, 3.45pm. Sully (12A) – 3.15pm, 6.15pm. Arrival (12A) – 5.40pm. National Theatre: No Man’s Land – 7pm (live screening). A United Kingdom (12A) – 8.15pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Moana (U) – 12.45pm (midweek matinee), 3.15pm (midweek matinee), 5.45pm (subtitled). Sully (12A) – 1pm, 3.20pm, 5.30pm, 8.15pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 7.45pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or ring the Box Office on 01903 823112.

JAZZ: This week at the Hare & Hounds in Portland Road, Worthing, is The Andy Urquhart/Mark Bassey Quintet. Andy Urquhart is one of the finest jazz trumpeters on the South Coast. He runs his own jazz club in Dorset and has played with some of the greats on the UK scene. Mark Bassey is one of the busiest Brighton-based jazz musicians and has been involved with jazz education for more than 30 years. They are accompanied by Terry Seabrook on piano, Nigel Thomas on bass and Alex Eberhard on drums. Music starts at 8.30pm but why not get there early and book a table for a meal. Call 01903 230085.

MEETING: Worthing Holiday Fellowship Walking Club meeting at the Quaker Meeting House, in Mill Road, Worthing, with musical entertainment from the Spurtles. Doors open at 2pm with the meeting starting at 2.30pm and admission is open to all and costs £2. For more information about the club’s talks and walks, please ring Liz on 01903 268656 or Jean on 01903 245287.

MEETING: Worthing Friendship Centre completes their Tuesday meetings for 2016 at Durrington Community Centre at 7pm when the GAPP music group will be entertaining us. There will be no Thursday meal in December as it falls between Christmas and New Year. For more information call Julie on 07981 239017.

MUSIC: Roy Wood and His Band. Time: 7.30pm. Price: £29. Venue: Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, BN11 3PX. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

TALK: Worthing Archaeological Society’s December Lecture in the Lecture Theatre in the basement of Worthing Library at 7.30pm. The lecture is titled, ‘What does the land organisation tell us about social changes in late prehistoric Britain’ and will be given by Dr Judie English, director of the Sussex Archaeological Society and the Prehistoric Society. There will be a chance to mingle afterwards with a cup of tea/coffee. Visitors are welcome. Entry £4, free to members.

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Wednesday, December 14

LITTLEHAMPTON

FILM: A Street Cat Named Bob (12A) – 5pm. Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker – 7.15pm. Venue: Windmill Cinema, Windmill Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LH. Call 01903 715920 or email: windmill@freedom-leisure.co.uk for more information.

SHOREHAM

PANTO: LP Creatives returns to Ropetackle this Christmas with their highly-anticipated production of Beauty & The Beast. December 14 to 31. Tickets from just £10. Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham, BN43 5EG. Box office: 01273 464440 or visit www.ropetacklecentre.co.uk

STEYNING

TALK: Steyning History Society meeting at the Steyning Centre, commencing 7.30pm. This will be a presentation entitled ‘The History of West Sussex in 50 Images’ by Dr. Caroline Adams. Membership is currently only £8 a year, together with a donation of £1 each meeting to cover the cost of refreshments (tea/coffee and cake) in the interval. Visitors are welcome, at a cost of £2.

WORTHING

FILM: A United Kingdom (12A) – 12.45pm. Moana (U) – 1pm, 3.45pm. The Accountant (15) – 3.15pm. Arrival (12A) – 6pm. Sully (12A) – 6.15pm, 8.45pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.30pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Box office: 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Moana (U) – 1.15pm, 3.30pm, 6pm. Sully (12A) – 1.15pm, 3.45pm, 6pm, 8.30pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 8.15pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or ring the Box Office on 01903 823112.

WALK: HeartSmart walk. 10.30am. Highdown Hill. Time: one hour, 30 minutes. Distance: 2.5 miles. A hilltop walk with gentle slopes and good views. Two stiles. There is also a free chalk garden to visit and a café. Meet: Car park.

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Thursday, December 15

WORTHING

CONCERT: The Rowland Singers Choral Society Christmas Concert. For their Christmas Charity Appeal this year the choir will be collecting for St Barnabas with buckets at the door. The choir and guest singers The Emery Ensemble will be singing some well-known carols along with some newer pieces. Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, BN11 1HQ, BN15 8AJ. Time: 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Tickets: £10 for adults and £3 for children. Please ring 01903 238792 to purchase your tickets. For more information visit www.rowlandsingers.co.uk

FILM: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) – 12.05am, 12pm, 3pm, 5.30pm, 8.30pm. Moana (U) – 12.30pm. Sully (12A) – 3.15pm. Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG. Call 01903 206206. Online booking: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

FILM: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) – 12.01am, 11.15am, 2.15pm (3D), 5.10pm, 8.15pm. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A) – 11.45am. Moana (U) – 3.40pm (midweek matinee), 6.15pm. Sully (12A) – 8.45pm. Venue: Dome Cinema, 21-22 Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3PT. Book online at www.domecinema.co.uk or ring the Box Office on 01903 823112.

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