Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Sompting & District Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition
12 layouts in a variety of scales, eras and locations. Refreshments and free parking. Morris Models local trader for sales and advice. Demonstrations throughout the weekend. See website for more information. We look forward to seeing you.
Sompting Village Hall, West Street, Sompting, West Sussex
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Chris Difford + support from Boo Hewerdine
Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of London’s best-loved bands, the Squeeze co-founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as ‘Cool For Cats’ and ‘Up The Junction.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex

More details - Hats Off To Led Zeppelin: Celebrating 50 Years Of Led Zeppelin (1968-2018)
“An outstanding concert!” ~ BBC The official number #1 UK tribute to the gods of rock and roll, Led Zeppelin. IMPORTANT NOTE: this event takes place at the Shoreham Centre (2 Pond Road, Shoreham, BN43 5WU), just a short walk from Ropetackle.
Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Road, Shoreham, BN43 5WU

More details - Barnstormers Comedy Club (April)
Three top comics and a barrel of laughs! Saturday night out at Ropetackle with three top comics from the UK comedy circuit and beyond. Every month Barnstormers Comedy Club promises, and delivers, a great laugh-out-loud night out.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
One of the best folk duos around ???? – R2 Magazine Two-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar met in 2011. Soon after the duo recorded and released their debut album, The Queen’s Lover, in the summer of 2012.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Robin Ince
‘Packed six hours of material into two… marvellous’ ???? The Scotsman The star of The Infinite Monkey Cage returns with his first new solo show for three years. A night about love, death and art (with a little bit of physics), about why we believe we see what we see, and why we believe what we believe.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Matinee Film: Victoria and Abdul
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim to the consternation of her family, advisers and the court. Starring Dame Judi Dench in an acting tour de force. Ali Fazal brings warmth and compassion to his role with a stellar supporting cast. Duration 112mins.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Väsen
A much-anticipated return to Ropetackle by Swedish folk trio Väsen. This is an exceptional opportunity to see the group that has put Swedish folk music front and centre on the international stage.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Maddy Prior
Over the course of her remarkable career, Maddy Prior has worked with some of the most exceptional musicians in the world – both within Steeleye Span and beyond.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Tue 1 May

More details - The Treason Show
“Savagely funny, fantastically silly” ~ The Guardian The sun is shining on satireland, with more material for our May festival show than we can shake our satirical sticks at.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Fri 4 May

More details - Worthing Toyfair Train Toy and Collectors Fair
The greatest variety of model and toy trains , diecast road and farm vehicles , sci-fi and model soldiers on sale in a single location in West Sussex. Large display of running layout based on RTR OO models from 10am to 1.30pm Light Refreshments on Sale, large Sainsburys nearby.
Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing
Sun 6 May

More details - Gangsta Granny
David Walliams Gangsta Granny is Live on stage. It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be sooooooooo boring!
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Nature of Forgetting
Following a highly successful run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting now launches an exciting international tour. It is a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory and recollection are gone. Tom has just turned 55.
Connaught Theatre
Thu 10 May and Fri 11 May

More details - The Exploded Circus
** OFFICIAL WORLD PREMIERE** A visually stunning performance from all-female troupe Mimbre. The show starts as an explosion has been caught frozen in time, with the remnants of the circus ring left hanging in the air – suspended above the ground in a fleeting moment.
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Rotary Club of West Worthing Car Boot Sale
Rotary Club of West Worthing Car Boot Sale to be held on Saturday 5th May from 6am - 12 Noon on Broadwater Green, Worthing BN14 9DJ Cars £10.00 MPV £12.00 Vans £15.00 Enquiries to Jeremy Flaskett 07977579139 All Vehicles must be packed up and left the field by 12.30 as a cricket match will be starting.
Broadwater Green, Broadwater, Worthing, West Sussex
Sat 5 May

More details - Colours Worthing: Ladies fashion show and pop up shop
Welcome to Colours Worthing: a (fun)draising fashion and beauty event with discounted pop up shop. Women of all styles, tastes and ages will love this fashion and beauty evening in the fabulous setting of St Paul’s Worthing. Charity fashion show, discount clothing and much more!
St Pauls, 55b Chapel Road, Worthing
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Gangster Granny
Friday 20 to Sunday 22 April Pavilion Theatre All £19.00 Family 4+ £16.50
Pavilion Theatre Marine Parade Worthing
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Featuring Bernard Allison, Vanja Sky and Mike Zito This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Marine Parade, Worthing
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Slindon Estate - Slindon's Secret Bluebells
Discover a magnificent bluebell display, off the beaten track, on a Ranger-led guided walk through the glorious spring woodlands of Nore Hill. Booking Essential. Phone: 01243 814730. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Slindon Estate
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Devil's Dyke - Saddlescombe Farm  Open Day
Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars. Tours of the 17th century buildings, the surrounding downs and the walled garden. Displays and demonstrations of traditional work including; hurdle making, traditional baking, carpenters’s workshop and more. Booking Not Needed.
Devil’s Dyke
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Slindon Estate - Evening Amble
A twilight walk through the woods of Slindon. Creep quietly through Slindon Estate at dusk to avoid disturbing the foraging of nocturnal wildlife. Learn more about the habits of the creatures that inhabit this enigmatic world. Light refreshments will be provided at the end of this ranger-led guided walk.
Slindon Estate
Wed 16 May

More details - Jolly comedy club
Local comedian Jo Public "always has the audience in stitches" hosts another night of riotous fun and laughter at Jolly Comedy Club. This month’s special guest comedian is the unstoppable Lynn Ruth Miller – Currently the oldest performing stand up female comedian on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Burlington Hotel Marine Parade
Fri 4 May

More details - Durrington High School Car Boot Sale
A chance to Spring clean those cupboards and drawers .... turn your unwanted items into cash and support Durrington High School
Durrington High School The Boulevard Worthing
Sat 12 May

More details - Walk For Wadars
Walk for Wadars is our annual 5-mile sponsored walk which we hold to raise much needed funds for our work. The event starts at Goring Gap Green (close to the Sea Lane Café), then goes along the promenade to Worthing Pier, and back. You don’t even need to have a dog to Walk for Wadars!
Goring Gap Green to Worthing Pier and back.
Sun 13 May

More details - 70 Dale View - Open Garden for NGS
Star of Channel 4’s Gogglebox, Chris Butland-Steed and husband Tony have completely re-landscaped their garden (100ft by 50ft) over the last 3 yrs. It shows lush and full planting across several zones and seating areas.
70 Dale View, Hove
Mon 7 May, Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Gardens of 3½ acres set around 1832 Regency house (not open). The front, formally laid out with topiary, wide lawn, mixed border, and contemporary water sculpture. The rear, features new and mature trees from C19, herbaceous borders, water garden and stunning uninterrupted views of the North Downs.
The Old Vicarage, Washington
Sun 13 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Cadillac  Countrys  Rockin  Roadhouse
Join us for another great evening of foot tappin’ country music with Cadillac Country one of the best country bands in West Sussex. Great atmosphere, great company and great music! Invited guest band each month. Refreshments are available but BYO alcohol. Car parking, disabled facilities.
Washington Village Hall, School Lane, Washington
Today, Fri 18 May, Fri 15 Jun

More details - LEXICON, Brighton Festival
“Take the kids, they’ll thank you for years.” British Theatre Guide “Boy, do they put on a good show” The Telegraph  Come and join the UK’s most extraordinary circus company NoFit State under the Big Top in the heart Newcastle-under- Lyme.
NoFit State Big Top Kingsway, Hove, East Sussex Brighton
Thu 3 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May to Mon 14 May

More details - The Moongate Garden - Open Garden for NGS
S-facing garden 50 metre x 15 metre, in its third year. A stunning Purbeck stone wall with moongate bisects the garden, creating two distinct halves.
The Moongate Garden, Littlehampton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters. Artists performing: Harlem Globetrotters.: Tickets avaiable.
Brighton Centre, Brighton
Thu 17 May

More details - Circus Vegas
Special offer - 2 for 1 on any seat any day! Simply call the box office – 07904428555 and quote ’Juggler’ to receive the deal. Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.
Preston Park, London Road
Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Globe Comedy Travel
We’ve pulled out all the stops this time! Not only do we have 5 amazing acts, but we’re also taking you to the Nakatomi Tower!!
Grand Central
Wed 9 May

More details - Adoption Information Event
PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will also hear from one of our adopters about their experience and you will be able to speak with one of our senior social workers and ask any questions you may have.
Community Base, Queens Road, Brighton
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Be a Responsible Whale Watcher
Going on holiday? Want to make sure that you are a responsible traveller? This course shows you all you need to know about how to be a responsible whale watcher. You will learn how to spot which tours are providing a sustainable experience, and the best experience for their customers.
Brighton, specifics tbc
Sat 12 May

More details - Whale ID and Behaviour
Did Blue Planet 2 leave you feeling desperate to know more about whales? Off on holiday and want to know how to identify whales in the wild? Our cetacean experts have extensive knowledge on whale ID and behaviour. Learn how to identify species from a distance and learn about their dynamic behaviours.
Brighton, specifics tbc
Sat 12 May

More details - Presentation Skills
A presentation skills course with a unique ocean twist. Brush up on your public speaking skills and learn innovative ways of engaging with the public.
Brighton, specifics tbc
Tue 15 May, Tue 3 Jul

More details - Whale Champions Course
Do you want to volunteer with whales and dolphins in the wild using your existing skills? Have you been looking at volunteer opportunities overseas but are finding that you have to pay high fees for the privilege?
Brighton, specifics tbc
Wed 16 May

More details - The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Wonder Women
Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Lady Boys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women’ Tour will take the UK’s number one cabaret show to a new level.
The Sabai Pavilion, Victoria Gardens, Grand Parade, Brighton
Fri 4 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Speed Dating in Brighton
Brighton Speed Dating About Speed Dating in Brighton Events At one of our Brighton Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date, Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see them again and also short enough if you
All Bar One 2-3 Pavilion Buildings Brighton United Kingdom
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Bourgeois & Maurice: Style Over Substance
This is a show about all of us. But mainly about Bourgeois & Maurice. A lot can change in 10 years. 2007 was the year that Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone, Barack Obama announced his plans for Presidency, Tony Blair departed 10 Downing Street and, most importantly of all, Georgeois Bourgeois and Maurice Maurice were...
Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

More details - Circus'sission: Those That Made the Cut!
A variety mash-up of circus superstars, Spiegeltent legends and the hottest acts of this year’s Brighton Fringe. Presented by your favourite Aussie acrobats, the boys from Head First.
Bosco Theatre, Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Fri 4 May, Sat 5 May, Fri 11 May, Sat 12 May, Fri 18 May, Sat 19 May, Fri 25 May, Sat 26 May, Fri 1 Jun, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Hot Gay Time Machine
Fresh from their five-star, sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and winners of the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence 2017, ’Hot Gay Time Machine’ cover all the most important moments of a gay man’s life - from coming out to your mum, to navigating the naked politics of the school locker room.
Bosco Theatre, Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May

More details - Guilty Pleasures
An unashamedly glorious all-singing, all-dancing renouncement of Pop music and an antidote to modern day clubbing fatigue. In eight short years it’s become one of the biggest events and movements of the music scene. Prepare for a big, wild and glamorous night! Very early sell-out.
Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - The Looker
Things move so fast these days, it’s easy to get lost. Lost in time. Lost in ourselves. To cope with this feeling, Vida writes letters to herself in the future. Sometimes she leaves voice messages. One day the future calls her back.
Bosco Theatre, Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May

More details - Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall
Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under-5s are let loose on the dance floor in the friendliest of discos. Created by DJ, producer and mum of two, Monski Mouse. Get your disco-dancing-booties on to an eclectic selection of retro hits and funky nursery rhymes.
Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Fever Club
Salon of Soul with a contagious beat, ’Fever Club’ has grown out of the joyous, social atmosphere of our extraordinary house parties. Extending the hospitality we have spilled over into the most fabulous location in Brighton.
Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Sat 5 May

More details - Arr We There Yet?
A rip-roaring and swashbuckling adventure in which three sailors hit the high seas in search of treasure! A scallywag pirate, a muscular sailor and a chef with a seafood allergy make for a hopeless crew, as they fight for the title of Captain aboard the ship. These acrobatic pirates turn ship-life upside down!
Bosco Theatre, Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Let's Build A Planet
Imagine designing your own planet. What colour would the sea be? How many legs would a donkey have? What would the farts smell like? Well now’s your chance to choose! Join a madcap team of World Builders on a hilarious, big-banging adventure.
Bosco Theatre, Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Sunday Assembly Brighton: Solidarity (Spiegeltent Special 2018)
Sunday Assembly is a global network of non-religious gatherings celebrating life through inspirational speakers, fascinating science, thoughtful readings, raucous pop music, peaceful reflection and free tea and cake.
Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Sun 6 May

More details - Help! I Think I Might Be Fabulous
After another award-winning year, snatching trophies at Hollywood and San Diego Fringe Festivals, and a run in Adelaide, Australia, Brighton’s own Alfie Ordinary brings his critically acclaimed solo show back to Brighton Fringe.
Spiegeltent Brighton, Old Steine, Brighton
Sun 6 May, Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May