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Monday:

Defiant Youth Club

With the support of Active Sussex, this youth club is filled with sport, games and fun! Try out different sports and activities and enjoy time to relax and chat. 5pm-6pm Hampden Park (on the rugby field), Eastbourne, BN22 9QN

End Date: 16th December 2019. Email: info@defiantsports.org.uk

Colour Draw Sketch and Chat

Enjoy mindful colouring and developing your drawing and sketching skills. All materials provided. No skills required. 12.30pm - 2pm during term-time. Entry is free (donations welcome). Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cold drinks etc available to purchase in the cafe area. Open to all. Eden Blue, Unit 19, 1 Green Street.

Cribbage

If you enjoy a game of Cribbage then join our friendly group in Eastbourne.

We meet every Monday afternoon opposite Hampden Park Railway station at 2pm.

Please ring David on 01323 740913 for more information.

New Pilates group 

especially set for over 50's. Held every Monday 12.30pm - 1.15pm. Cost for members is £5 and non-memebers £6. Everyone welcome at Alice Croft House over 50's club, Cornfield Lane, Eastbourne. Lift entrance is in Wish Road. Tel 01323 728157 for more info.

Monica’s Friendship Club

We are a group of over 50's who meet at 7.45pm each Monday evening come rain or shine at “The Farm” in Friday Street, Langney, BN23 8AP. We are mostly single people (including widowed, divorced etc) with a number of couples as well, all are welcome, please note that we are not a dating club! Our objective  is simply to make new friends and share social occasions. We usually have a quiz and a raffle and we try to arrange an outing every few weeks. £5.00 per month subscription covers the cost of our raffle prizes and phone calls, letters etc. Contact Bernice Noad 07714 218039 or Jenny Rumsey 01323 489294.

East Sussex Family & Carers’ Team Support Group

This group supports people who are being affected by someone else’s substance misuse and mental health issues (dual diagnosis). The Eastbourne support groups are on Mondays from 12.30pm. For further details call Emma 07920 786352 or Maxine 07795 953951 or email: esfact@cranstoun.org.uk

Pit Stop Drop In

Every Monday 10am to midday at The Salvation Army Hall. 33 Royal Sussex Crescent, Eastbourne. For info call 01323 733387

Jigsaw Sale

The first Monday of every month in the main lounge there are hundreds of new and second-hand jigsaws for sale. 10am - 2pm Age Concern, The William & Patricia Venton Centre, 6-12 Kilburn Terrace, BN21 3QY.

Jubilate Community Choir

Come and share your love of singing 7.30pm All Saints Church, Grange Road. Tel: 07525 188637.

Zumba for Muslim Women

11am - midday. Willingdon Community Centre Tel: 01323 504438

Walking Football  

9.15 - 10.45am Shinewater sports centre. £3.00 Tel: 01323 768614 E: jack.findon@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Bachata Dance

2nd Monday of the month. St Agnes Church, 10 Whitley Road. 7-8pm beginners (free), 8 - 9pm intermediate (£6), 9-10.30 social dancing, £4.

PPH Community Choir

6 - 7pm. Come all and sing! Only £5. Printers Playhouse.

Eastbourne Townies WI

Meet on the second Monday of the month, 7.30pm at St Saviours Church, South Street, Eastbourne. This group welcomes women of all ages and backgrounds. Talks, activities and workshops are on offer. A great opportunity to meet and make new friends. T:  07950 014786. E Secretary.eastbournetownies@gmail.com 

Walking for Wellness

Invigorating circular walks. Each walk finishes at a cafe and is a marvellous way to exercise, meet new friends and take in the scenery. 10.30 start every Monday from the, Life Boat Museum in eastbourne. For more information  call Simon Roberts or Liz Maxted on 01323 638474. This is run through Age Concern In Eastbourne and is free, additional walks are run on a Weds and Thursday at the same time from different locations, please phone for further details.

Warming up the Homeless

Two, weekly rounds on a Monday and Tuesday distributing hot drinks, snacks and other supplies to the street homeless along the seafront and through the town. Opposite the Grand, seafront side 8pm. www.warmingupthehomeless.org.uk

Slow Yoga for Elders with Sunny

Focus on balance, mobility relaxation, 90 minutes. Friendly group, lots of fun 10.30 to midday. Yoga-Life Studio, The Stables, 25 South St.  £8 Call 07934 188651

Sanctuary Cafe 

A warm and welcoming meeting place for refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants offering access to immigration support, advice and English conversation classes. Free tea, coffee, cake and biscuits 10:30 - 12:30 Speak-life All Souls Church, Wellesley Rd BN21 3TH. Entrance round the back of the Church. Every Monday except Bank Holidays

Tuesday:

Just Friends Social Group

1st and 3rd Tuesday. For anyone living alone, not looking for romance or partners, just the opportunity to make friends. Enjoy days out, theatre, weekend breaks, lunches and much more. No rules or commitment. Bibendum, opposite Eastbourne Town Hall, 1 Grange Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4EU 10am - midday. For more info contact Frederick Smith 01323 725882 or Gilly Lewis 01323 365389.

Eastbourne Meads WI

Fourth Tuesday of each month, at 2.15pm in All Saints Church Hall, Grange Road.

Interesting talks, craft, scrabble, walking and family history groups. New members always welcome. Email meadseastbournewi@gmail.com

CSPA Eastbourne and District Group

Last Tuesday of each month (except August and December)  Meeting in the Lansdowne Hotel, between 10.30am and midday for discussion and coffee, on items of interest to the Alliance and any other issues of interest to members of the Civil Service Pensioners Alliance.  Contact: Mary Williams on 01323 417245.

Home Ed Sport Sessions

11am-1pm. £6 per child, no booking required just turn up! Sovereign Harbour Retail Park, BN23 6JH (in the old Blockbuster unit)!

Email: info@defiantsports.org.uk

Breathe Easy Support Group

British Lung Foundation support group for everyone living with any kind of lung condition in and around Eastbourne, meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month (except December) at the Deerfold Centre, 233 Seaside, Eastbourne at 2pm for a couple of hours. After the meeting, members are welcome to stay for our Singing Club (£2).  Singing is good for lung function and it's fun!  We also run a Walking Group, Allotment Club, monthly social Cuppa Club, and a Swimming Club at a hydrotherapy pool (fee payable). Just attend the monthly get together or contact Chairperson, Kim Cole, on 07969 490379, or call the British Lung Foundation Helpline on 03000 030 555.

Free Play Club ages 8+ (Term time only)

Arts, crafts, board games, Lego and cooking. Children with special needs are very welcome. Seaside Community Hub 125 Seaside. 3.30 - 5.30pm. To book a place and more info contact Sue on 07576 847038

The Blue Van Ex Forces Drop-In

Are you a UK Armed Forces Veteran and miss the banter and camaraderie? Would you like a brew and to swing the lamp a bit while having a chat about such issues as housing, pensions, health issues, legal advice or just chat with like minded people who have been there and got the T-Shirt. Pop along to Seaside Community Hub on the 2nd Tuesday of the month between 10am and 12.30pm. For more info E: bluevandropin@yahoo.com T: 07843 089870

Memory Lane Singing Group

Social activities for people with dementia and their carers. Pop along and join the new singing group. 3rd Tuesday of each month. Christ Church, Seaside, at 2pm. Free

The Voiceworks Community Choir

If you love to sing or would like to try, join in!  No experience needed, just a keen ear and willing voice. Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road, Eastbourne 10.45am-12.30pm and 7.15pm - 8.45pm.The first session is free - You also get 20% off your first half term (£45 for 6 weeks). T: 07984 014509.

A community lunch is held at The Broadway Church Hall Lindfield Road Eastbourne BN220AS every Friday at 1 pm. The meals vary and the charge is only £6 for three courses followed by tea or coffee. We resume service on 10th January 2020. Please ring Valerie 01323 487990 you won't be disappointed.

Eastbourne Piano and Keyboard Club

First Tuesday of every month. Doors 6.45pm - Show 7.30pm. Annual Membership £15. Admission: Members £6 - Visitors £8 (new visitors welcome, you don't have to be a member to attend any of the club's shows). Fisherman’s Club, Royal Parade. www.facebook.com/EBPKC

Toddler Group

Under 5’s fun and play. 10 - midday. Willingdon Community Center Tel: 01323 504438.

Walking Netball

6 - 7pm Hampden Park Sports Centre. Tel: 01323 509859 e:erica.francis@eastbourne.gov.uk

Get Fit

Fun fitness class. St Elizabeth’s Church, Victoria Drive. £4. 7.30pm Tel: 01323 732200 e: gapfituk@outlook.com

Zumba® classes

Have fun & get fit with dance-based exercises. Tue 5.30 - 6.30pm at Cavendish Sports Centre

Seaside Community Hub

Library and Refreshments 12pm - 4pm

Craft Club 1pm - 3pm

Play Club  3.30pm - 5.30pm

Printers Ukulele Army!

It's a phenomenon...united ukuleles! Bring your own or borrow one of theirs! Tuition provided, don't be shy! 8 - 11pm. Printers Playhouse Downstairs. Free.

Brazilian Forro Dancing

Classes every Tuesday for 1 hour followed by a Brazilian party afterwards.7 - 11pm. T: 07867 592810 Townhouse Pub, 12 Seaside Road.

Warming up the Homeless

Tuesdays, meet opposite the Grand, seafront side, 8 - 10.30pm see Monday listing for more details.www.warmingupthehomeless.org.uk

Recovery Group 

Friendly, informal meetings that take place every week for anyone struggling with any form of addiction or compulsive behaviour. Centro Lounge, 102 Seaside Road, BN21 3PF. Tuesday, 7pm – 8.30pm (6.45 pm for tea and coffee)

E: info@kingschurch.eu  or visit www.kings.church

Hampden Park Health Walk

10.30am from Lakeside Tea Chalet. No need to book, just pop along shortly before the start time. Approx 1hr. Organised by TCV, contact Lorna Neville on 07740 899559 for more information.

Scottish Country Dance Class

Scottish Country dance class every Tuesday afternoon at the Alfriston War Memorial Hall 3.30 - 5pm.  No dancing experience required, we are a very friendly group looking to welcome anybody interested in learning a new skill.  It’s a great workout for both brain and body, but all classes are tailored to individual abilities.  See you Wednesday!  £3 per session. Email: sue_fulham@hotmail.com

Accessing Memory Through Art

1st Tuesday of each month. Behind the scenes discussion for people with memory  problems or dementia and their carers. 10am- midday. £3 pp (carers attend free) Refreshments included. To book call 01323 434670.

Community Wellbeing Cafe 

A safe, inclusive space for people with mental health challenges. Open to all - just turn up. A place to sit, chat, meet new people, engage in activities or just sit quietly. We can provide free refreshments, a listening ear and signposting to other services. Venue: St Saviour's Church Hall, Spence Road, BN21 4PA. When: Tuesdays 2pm - 4pm. 07751 873735

Wednesday:

Seafront Health Walk

10.30am from The Sovereign Centre. No need to book, just pop along shortly before the start time. Approx 1hr. Organised by TCV, contact Lorna Neville on 07740 899559 for more information.

The Bavard Bar at Towner 

On the 2nd Wednesday of every month, come to Towner and enjoy a delightful blend of TED, comedy and Radio 4. Sort of. Doors 7pm. Tickets £8. More info: www.bavardbar.co.uk

Football for Adults with Disabilities

A fun, inclusive football session just for social play or to develop and become part of a squad for matchplay. All welcome regardless of any disability.

4:30-6pm. Seaside Recreation Ground, Eastbourne, BN22 8JU

End Date: 18th December 2019. Email: info@defiantsports.org.uk

Are you affected by fertility, pregnancy and or related loss?

Community group open to everybody affected by fertility, pregnancy or related loss, whether personally or someone close, now or in the past.

7-9pm (weekly except holidays, so no group 17/24 April, August or Xmas)

Muma Nurture, 9 The Old Printworks, 20 Wharf Road, Eastbourne, BN22 8QA

www.mumanurture.org 01323 325558

Dance Group

A wide variety of traditional and some choreographed dances from many countries and cultures. Most of the dances are not couple dances, but done in a circle or line, so no partner is needed. All dances are taught, and everyone is welcome. 2 - 3.30pm at Willingdon Memorial Hall, Church Street, Willingdon, BN22 OJA. The cost is £5 per session, including tea and biscuits. For more information contact Silvia McIntyre, 01323 502962

Singing in the Lane - with Memory Lane

Social activities for people with dementia and their carers. Singing session held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. 2pm Christ the King Church Hall. Free.

Dancing in the lane with Memory Lane

Social activities for people with dementia and their carers. Join in this dancing session at Christ The King Church Hall at 2pm on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Free.

Coding Club

For adults and children 8+ with HOME CIC. Free. 4 - 6 pm. Seaside Community Hub, Seaside.

Salvation Army Luncheon Club

A Two Course Meal & a Cuppa for only £3.50 - £1.50 for children. The Salvation Army Hall, Royal Sussex Crescent, Eastbourne. 12.30 every Wednesday. To order yours call T: 01323 733387

Meditation & Mindfulness Classes with Buddhist Nun Kelsang Dana

Learn to connect with inner peace & relaxation at these drop-in classes. Enjoy developing a positive outlook on life and the challenges we meet through guided meditations & inspiring talks. 7 - 8.30pm. Meeting at Quakers Friends Meeting House, 17 Wish Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4NX £7 p/class (incl refreshments) www.meditateinsussex.org Tel: 01424 733761 

Parkinson's Cafe, Eastbourne

Join for conversation, laughter, friendship and mutual support - every first Wednesday of the month. A cafe for younger people, of working age, affected by Parkinson’s. Those less young (who feel young at heart) as well as partners, family and friends are also welcome. 4 - 6pm.  Hydro Hotel, Mount Rd, Eastbourne BN20 7HZ. T 07854 106225

Kicks Free Football -  Age 11-19

Term time at Roebuck Park 4-5pm winter 4.30-5.30pm Summer (Multi-use games area) The Drive, Hellingly, BN27 4EP E: premierleaguekicks@albioninthecommunity.org.uk

Eastbourne Speakers’ Club

The Lansdowne Hotel, King Edwards Parade, 7.15pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Learn, practice and improve your public speaking skills in a fun, friendly and supportive club. Free for the first three visits.

Tel: 01323 760090 www.eastbournespeakersclub.co.uk.

Walking Netball

11am - 12.30 Shinewater Sports Centre, £2.50 Tel: 01323 768614. E: erica.francis@eastbourne.gov.uk

Scrabble

If you like a game of scrabble then come along to our club in

Eastbourne. We meet every Wednesday at 6.30pm at the Indoor bowls

club in Hampden park. Please ring Jill on 01323 740913 for more details.

Turtle Cafe

2nd Wednesday of each month. A two-hour creative space for those who can find themselves isolated or struggling in the community. Helped by a relaxed environment the group is an art/creative group for everyone, includes creative based outings such as Towner Gallery, Devonshire Collective and sketching on location. Leaf Hall, Seaside.

Zumba®  

Have fun & get fit with dance-based exercises. 10.15 - 11:15am at Leaf Hall Community Arts Centre

Help Using Your Computer or the Internet 

Free training drop-in every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon from 2 - 4pm. One-to-one help with setting up email addresses, applying for jobs or benefits online, using social media and much more. Free wifi is available and you can purchase tea/coffee with a biscuit for just £1 so even if you don’t need any help you’re always welcome to come and work on your computer and just shout if you need help. Seaside Community Hub, 125 Seaside.

Folk Club 

The Lamb Folk Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, upstairs in The Lamb Inn in Eastbourne Old Town. Everybody is welcome, there are a range of professional folk singers and players as well as floor spots for visiting musicians. For more details and prices T: 01323 728268.

Voices Choir

No auditions. No need to read music. No previous experience necessary. At Voices choir, they sing to have fun! Their repertoire is varied, from Pop and Rock to Gershwin and songs from the musicals. 7 - 9pm at Christ The King Church, Princes Road. Contact Diana Terry T: 01323 766994, E: voiceschoir@hotmail.com www.voiceschoir.co.uk

Slow Yoga for Elders with Sunny

11am to 12.30, Anahata Yoga door next to Eastbourne Framing Centre, Terminus Road. Small group of up to 6 people.  Bring your dodgy knees, iffy hips and everything else. Yoga designed by an elder for elders. £8 Lots of fun Please call Sunny to book 07934 188651.

Boccia & Seated Sports 

2-3pm. Payment by donation. Cranbrook, Pembury Road, Langley, Eastbourne, BN23 7FD (in the Faversham Room). Weekly accessible sport sessions, residents and non-residents welcome. For more information contact Loretta Lock on 07887755856 or email info@defiantsports.org.uk

Poetry Open Mic

The Eastbourne Poetry Cafe is an open mic providing a monthly platform for local poets to present their work to an appreciative audience in a relaxed café bar ambience and to hear a guest poet do a set. Admission is free though donations are always welcome. It meets on the second Wednesday of each month (except August) At The Vinyl Frontier Cafe 25 Grove Road, 7-30 for 8 pm start. Come early to sign up for a slot.  All Welcome. Email: poetrycafeugt@aol.com

Thursday: 

Coffee and Board Games Club

A fun, informal weekly club for anyone wishing to meet new people and make new friends while playing traditional, classic and contemporary board games. 12.30 - 2.00pm during term-time. Open to all. Eden Blue, Unit 19, 1 Green Street, Eastbourne, BN21 1QN. T: 01323 639 883. Cost: Entry is free, donations welcome. www.edenblue.co.uk

Eastbourne Dickens Fellowship

First Thursday of the month in the room upstairs of the Crown & Anchor, Marine Parade (7 - 9pm) For more details ring Anna on 646659 or Maggie on 471615.

Knitting and Crocheting Group

From 11-12 every week. St Mary’s Church, Decoy Drive. All items created go to a charity called Knitting for Peace who distribute them appropriately. New members welcome and we are happy to teach people to knit or crochet if they want to learn a new skill as well as make new friends!

Wellbeing Cafe

1 - 3pm Seaside Community Hub, Seaside.

Eastbourne & South Downs Philatelic Society 

Displays from guest speakers and members, auctions and competitions as well as an active exchange packet and a quarterly newsletter for members. We also have a comprehensive library, which has several hundred books and current catalogues, all of which can be borrowed by members. Society meetings take place every Thursday, 7.00 for 7.30pm at St John Brigade Headquarters, Bourne Street, Eastbourne BN21 3SP. Visit the website www.eastbournestampclub.co.uk for more information and to see our 2020 programme or phone Richard (01323 737183).

Classical Indian Dance Group

For girls 5-16yrs. 4 - 6pm. Willingdon Community Center Tel: Salu to book 07840 304729.

Seaside Community Hub

Library and Refreshments midday - 4pm

Training Drop In and Credit Union Help Point

2 - 4pm Seaside Community Hub, Seaside.

Defiant Sports, Tennis for adults with Learning disabilities

Weekly coached sessions for social and progressive tennis. All ages and ability levels welcome, friends or carers welcome too! The first week free to try it out. 11am - midday, Hampden Park outdoor tennis courts (in the park next to the bowling) £2 per person. Contact Loretta on 07887 755856 or info@defiantsports.org.uk

Computer Sessions at Age Concern

Have you been given a new Tablet to play with? Not really sure what you are supposed to do with it? Come along to the open computer sessions on Thursday mornings between 9.30 and 12.30 to get help navigating your way through. If you have your own tablet please take it along £3.00 Venton Centre, Eastbourne.

Spotlight Players

Amateur drama group keen to recruit new members. A non-profit group who meet at 7.30pm at St. Mary's Church Hall, Decoy Drive and put on a variety of shows throughout the year. Anyone in school year 10 and above is welcome. Visit on a Thursday to meet the group or call Barry on 07952 149173 or Jackie on 01323 733718

Stretch, Flex and Tone at Age Concern

Improve your flexibility and coordination through gentle movements and exercises. This class is suitable for all abilities. Thurs 11.30 to 12.30 £3.50 per session. Call 01323 638474 before attending.

TYS Youth Club

Drop in youth club open to young males 12-16yrs. 6 - 8pm Willingdon Community Center t: 01323 504438.

Get Fit 

Fun fitness class £4. 7.30pm Community wise, Ocklynge Road. Tel: 01323 732200. e: gapfituk@outlook.com

Zumba®

Have fun & get fit with dance-based exercises, 7.40 - 8.40pm at Leaf Hall Community Arts Centre

Community Creative Writing Group

Friendly & informal community writing group who meet to share short stories and poems or play a game of scrabble over a cup of tea. Complete beginners welcome. Cranbrook Extra Care Scheme, Pembury Road, T: Veronica 01323 657240 or E: Zoe zoe.wood@saxonweald.com

NHS Retirement Fellowship

Last Thursday of each month except December. A friendly social group for those who have worked in the NHS or Social Care or have volunteered with these organisations. Meetings are held at the Blind Society on the last Thursday of the month (except December) 2 - 4pm. There is also a programme of coffee mornings, walks & coach trips. Contact Jane Dubery email j28d@btinternet.com or tel: 01323 726811

Are you struggling to get back into work due to the lack of confidence? 

This weekly support group is aimed to help you 10am - midday. Seaside community Hub. e: helen@homecic.com t: 07720 854185.

Tai Chi Qigong

Great way to improve posture and alignment, slow down your breathing and develop a sense of calm and awareness in your body and mind. 2.30 - 3.30 and 5.00 - 6.00.Beginers welcome.  £5 per class or £20 per month. T: 07984988057. E: bentrowell71@gmail.com.

Friday:

Shinewater Health Walk

10.30am from Co-Op in Milfoil Drive. No need to book, just pop along shortly before the start time. Approx 1hr. Organised by TCV, contact Lorna Neville on 07740 899559 for more information.

Dance Fit

Weekly classes resume at the Grove Theatre, under the Library, starting at 10-30am on Friday 6th March. Cheryl will be teaching the classes. Pay each week and just turn up ready to exercise. www.cherry-dance.com

Eastbourne Dementia Cafe

Last Friday of each month. A hub in Eastbourne for people with dementia and their families to visit for advice and signposting. It’s free and the coffee is good! Cafe Nero Eastbourne town centre from 9.30am.

1st - First Friday Network

Free Business Networking in Eastbourne. The First Friday Network is a monthly event held every first Friday of the month offering a venue to network, promote and exchange ideas. 12.30 -2.30 pm. The Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne BN21 4DH. T: 01323 641144

Table Tennis at Age Concern

A perfect way to tune your eye, hand and body coordination. Beginners and experienced players welcome. Equipment provided, remember to wear comfortable loose clothing and suitable footwear. Venton Centre, Prince of Wales room. £2.50 ph

I Am Who I Am LGBT youth group

LGBT and transgender group every Friday from 6 - 8 pm at Eastbourne YMCA. A safe place for young people and teens to make new friends and learn new skills. We also run a parents support group at the beginning of the month and one at the end of the month, 7+ welcome (parents must stay with children aged 7-11 yrs).  Open to all. E: iam_who_iam@mail.com

Trinity Diners Lunch Club

No shopping, cooking or even washing up! Trinity Diners offer nutritious food, friendship and a very warm welcome to all members of our community on the third Friday of each month with doors opening at noon. The cost of a meal (main, dessert, tea/coffee) is good value at £5.50. As the food is freshly cooked on the day places must be booked in advance. Trinity Church, Coppice Avenue, Willingdon BN20 9PN. T: 07564 618374.

 

IT for You

Adult Basic IT to help you improve skills and job seeking. Eastbourne Library 10.30am - 12.30. T: 01323 463759. Free.

Wheels for All

Eastbourne Cycle Centre has specially adapted cycles for people of all abilities. Wheels for all is a drop-in session every Friday between 10 - 2 pm. It costs £5 per rider and carers are free. For latest news, dates and times please see Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/EastSussexCycleTraining

RNLI Fundraising Meeting (with talks)!

The fundraising branch for RNLI – Eastbourne and meet once a month, usually the 2nd Friday of the month at the Langham Hotel, 10 am for a 10.30 am start.  There is a variety of speakers and the talk usually lasts between 45 minutes to an hour.  Coffee and tea are available to purchase and raffle.  Small entry charge of £2.00 per member, £3.00 for member’s guests or £5.00 for visitors at each meeting.  There are no meetings in August and December.  Various fundraising events during the year, which is essential to keep our Lifeboat here in Eastbourne afloat and volunteers are needed to help with collecting in-store donations from the public on an occasional basis. Contact Sue Land hugspet@hotmail.co.uk

Friday Lunch Club

Seaside Community Hub from 11 - 1pm. A delicious home cooked main and pudding for £4. Booking is essential. Ring Sue on 07576847038.

Buggy Friendly Walk 

4th Friday each month. Looking at local wildlife and practising nature awareness. Collect fallen leaves and twigs to take home for family art fun. Includes a pack to give you some history about the park and some activities for the children. Meet outside Lakeside Cafe at 10am no matter what the weather. T: 01323 735100 E: eastbournehealthchampions@sussexcommunity.org.uk

Sing and Swing Session

Every week 2-3.30pm. A chance for people to sing along with a wonderful choice of music, Free with no need to book. Refreshments are included. Ivy House, 19 Hartfield Rd, Eastbourne. E: care@ivyhouse-dementiacare.com  T: 01323 431801.

Holly Park’s Seniors Social Club 

Time and Date: Friday 11am - 12:30.  Activities –

Tai Chi, Computers and Photography, debating, chair exercise, games, socialising, craft activities and lots more. Enquiries please call Hannah on 01323 504438.

YMCA Youth Club

Drop in for young people 12-16yrs. 6 - 8pm. Willingdon Community Centre Tel: 01323 504438.

Walking Football - Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, BN21 2UF

Fridays 7.30 - 9pm in the sports hall, £3.00 per session. The session gives players who are not available during the day the chance to participate - all playing abilities welcome. Contact: Jack Findon T: 01323 649214

E: Jack.Findon@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Zumba®

Have fun & get fit with dance-based exercises. 9:30 - 10:30 at Eden Blue. Fri 11am - 11:55 at Sovereign Centre.

Zumba® Gold (lower intensity) 

Fri 1pm - 1.45 at All Saints' Church Hall

Tennis for the Visually Impaired

Free Sessions due to sponsorship for Eastbourne Blind Society. Just turn up and play! Bring a racket, balls supplied. Opportunity for coaching from our level 3 LTA coach. All abilities and levels of visual impairment welcome. 10.30 - midday. Eastbourne Sports Park. For more information call Loretta on 07887 755856 or e: info@defiantsports.org.uk

Willingdon Trees Youth Activities

For Ages 11-19. Cooking, arts and crafts, dance, DJ workshops, team building activities, indoor sports. Alternate Fridays fit and funky sessions cover healthy eating, physical activities and other health-related activities and advice. Eastbourne and Wealden YMCA 6 - 8pm. T: 01323 411718. Free.

Bingo 

Every Friday 10 - 11.30am. Join in with this small friendly group for small cash prizes, tea/coffee and biscuits all for only £4.50. Tel 01323 728157 for more info or drop into Alice Croft House Club, Cornfield Lane, Eastbourne, BN21 4NE.

Community Lunch

Broadway Church, Hampden Park, every Friday. Cost £6, 3 courses. Soup, main, pudding & tea/coffee. 01323 487990

Saturday:

Football for SEND Children, Friends and Siblings

Weekly fun, friendly football sessions for children with SEND, friends and siblings. All welcome, with or without previous football experience. 10:30am-Midday. Archery Recreation Ground, Eastbourne, BN22 7RR

End Date: 14th December 2019. Email: info@defiantsports.org.uk

Let’s Paint

Community wise in Old Town Motcombe area. Small group encouraged and guided by a very dynamic art teacher. If you are likely to be thinking about developing or discovering your artistic skills you would be welcomed at a taster session. Contact: 07771 11207 or

www.Let’s Paint, Eastbourne

Memory Lane Meet and Greet

Social activities for people with dementia and their carers. Pop along and find out more about Memory Lane and the work they do. 3rd Saturday of each month. Starts 10.30am  Christ The King Church Hall.

Seaside Crafters

Bring your craft along and craft with others, this is not a taught workshop, tea and coffee provided, just bring your own lunch. St Andrews Parish Hall. £12 for more info email eastbournecrafting@gmail.com or call 07895 072573.

Digging in The Lane

Social activities for people with dementia and their carers. 1st Saturday morning every month. If you would like to join in please ring Carol on T: 07800 874361 so someone can meet you by the gate. Tea is always brewing!

Eastbourne Roller Disco

Experience a Session of the best roller disco on the biggest floor in the South. Open from 2.30pm every Saturday for at least 3 hours. Boasting a coned-off beginners area bigger than most other roller discos! Eastbourne Sports Park, Family £12 Single £4 Advanced Single £3.50  Pre-booked Integrated Party from only £3!! Group Classes run regularly But must be booked. T: 01323 725575

Village Market

10am - 12.30 Last Saturday of every month. Community Wise. Tel: 01323 722924 www.communitywise.org.uk

LGBTQ drop-in cafe, every weekend, Sat & Sun 10am - 3pm. A place to come and have a chat and a coffee and get info about Pride and all things LGBTQ - open to all.  7 The Labyrinth, 7 Mark Lane, BN21 4RJ. www.bourneout.org

ChatStop 

Every second Saturday of the month in St. Saviour's Church Hall, Spencer Road from 10am-11.30am - join us for a cuppa, cake and a natter - all welcome, especially if you're on your own. www.stsaviourseastbourne.org.uk www.facebook.com/St-Saviours-Eastbourne-456665764492793/

Sunday:

Autism Friendly Skating Session

1st Sunday of each month, 11.45am - 1.45pm Skate World, Maple Road Eastbourne. Join in the skating fun with Families for Autism. www.familiesforautism.com

Swimming for the Disabled

2 - 4pm. Motcombe baths, membership fees apply. Tel: Bob Gausden 01323 484165.

Eastbourne Naturist Swim Club

We're a very friendly group, meeting for an hour at Motcombe pool in Eastbourne, at 4:30. The swim fee is £5, children free.Our club has swimmers of all ages, sizes and shapes, from families with children to senior citizens. It's a lovely mix. You don't even have to swim, just relax and chat. A membership fee applies - please ask for details when you visit. Your membership card provides a discount for the swim and can also be used at other clubs, events, beaches, etc. Visitors please phone  07486 424068 or email naturistswim@gmx.com in advance as spaces are limited by the pool itself. The fee for visitors is £5 - please pay on entry. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Please remember that respect for the individual is a key naturist principle, so please do not behave to members, visitors or staff in any way that might cause offence.

Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club
A club run by veterans & serving members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. The first Sunday of the month at 9.30hrs at The Toby Carvery, BN23 6JH. t: 07843 089870, e:
s.scudder@btopenworld.com

Monday - Friday

Snooker

Two snooker rooms are available from 10am - 12.30pm and 1 - 4 pm Monday to Friday. Cost per session is £3.00 per person which includes a cup of tea/coffee. Drop in for more info at Alice Croft House Club, Cornfield Lane, Eastbourne. BN21 4NE.Tel 01323 728157.

Wednesday to Friday inclusive

The Eastbourne Shed Project

A place where people aged 50+ can experience the joy of pottering about in a shed with like-minded people and good company. Shedders are involved in woodworking, wood-turning, refurbishing old tools and machines, personal projects and community projects.  From 10am until 4pm. Fort Lane, Rear of 3 Myrtle Rd, Eastbourne. BN22 7SP. Tel : 01323 727196 or 07720 444699

e: oscar.plumley@ageconcerneastbourne.co.uk

Regularly (check with provider for details)


Eastbourne United Nations Association -
charity devoted to building support for the UN amongst policymakers, opinion-formers and the public. We believe that a strong and effective UN is essential if we are to build a safer, fairer and more sustainable world. We have regular events in Eastbourne, please follow our Facebook page or sign up to the newsletter from our website for up to date information.

Tel: Ian Elgie 07704178011 or Lucette Davis 07837 815006

Email: info@una.org.uk   www.una.org.uk/branch/una-eastbourne

Alice Croft House Social Group

Club for the over 50s. Coffee morning, snooker, zumba, pilates, tai chi, computers, whist, art, carpet bowls, movement to music and more. For more information please call 01323 728157

Every Day

Langney Sports Indoor Bowls

Indoor bowls club, open every day 9am - 10pm. New members welcome, training given if needed T: 01323 840491 Membership Secretary E: raymond.roberts1@sky.com

For regular sports opportunities visit the Sports Eastbourne website  www.sportseastbourne.co.uk where you will find various opportunities for children and adults including Tumble Tots, trampolining, football, gymnastics, walking football, dance and much more. Fees may apply. Shinewater 01323 768614, Cavendish 01323 647683. Hampden Park 01323 509859.

**All details correct at time of printing. Please contact venues directly to check for latest times or cancellations*