What's on inArdingly


Welcome to Ardingly

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ardingly - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Ardingly to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Ardingly

23
MAY
Otello - Verdi live opera at The Brighton Fringe -
The Old Market

A play. An opera. Two visions. Two voices. One story. Of jealousy and deception trust and trickery and love destroyed. A world of tall tales and daring do. Of soldiers and heroes ‐ and super‐men with feet of clay. And at the…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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23
MAY
Othello - Shakespeare live Theatre at The Brighton
The Old Market

A play. An opera. Two visions. Two voices. One story. Of jealousy and deception trust and trickery and love destroyed. A world of tall tales and daring do. Of soldiers and heroes ‐ and super‐men with feet of clay. And at the…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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23
MAY
Utility Week Live 2017, NEC, Birmingham
NEC

Utility Week Live is the UKs only exhibition event dedicated to the UKs gas electricity and water industries connecting Britains utilities to their suppliers contractors and partners. Taking place 23rd ‐ 24th May 2017 at the NEC Birmingham it brings the vibrant…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01342 332093
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24
MAY
Sleeping Trees: Mafia?
The Old Market

In the first instalment of their live movie trilogy multi‐award winning comedy trio Sleeping Trees deliver their version of every gangster film theyve ever seen; Mafia Expect casinos operas and bloodshed as the Banucci brothers find themselves in a situation stickier than…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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25
MAY
Ed Aczel's 'Foreign Policy'
The Old Market

This is Eds third nationwide tour and this time Britains greatest living anti‐comedian The Guardian wades head long into the thorny issue of foreign policy.Ever thought that maybe your relationship with your next‐door neighbour is in fact a foreign policy No Well…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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25
MAY
Sleeping Trees: Western?
The Old Market

Youve seen Mafia Youre yet to see Sci‐Fi What better show to see next than the one in the middle WesternThis time the Sleeping Trees find themselves slowly crisping under the sun of the Wild West as gun slinger Harry Sudds takes…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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26
MAY
"Under Great Southern Lights" (Meta-Cassette)
The Brunswick

TICKETS £4.50 adv ‐ http:www.wegottickets.comevent398774 £6 on the door Here we are then the FINAL gig from Overhead Wires Music The line up is to box steamrollers for lets ensure the crowd matches suitLighting the fuse to your weekend since…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
MAY
Allo Allo Comedy Night and Dinner
Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel

Listen very carefully ‐ we shall say ziss only once...Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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26
MAY
Brighton Fringe - The Wedding Reception comedy din
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

Bride and groom Will and Kate are expecting a small family gathering to celebrate their wedding which took place just that morning. But little do they know that Kates parents have planned something altogether different Cue uninvited guests misbehaving family and secrets…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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26
MAY
Sleeping Trees: Sci-Fi?
The Old Market

All good trilogies must come to an end and Sleeping Trees boldly choose to end their movie trilogy with the third show in the series Sci‐FiAt a time where ancient planet Plutopia rules the galaxy farmer Charlie Sprog is dragged from his…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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27
MAY
Patterns Curated by Avalon Emerson with Tasker
Patterns

Patterns Curated by Avalon Emerson with TaskerVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107155‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107155‐1Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107155‐2Website: https:go.evvnt.com107155‐3…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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27
MAY
STAR SHAPED CLUB BRIGHTON - MAY PARTY!!
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar

After Aprils amazing event were back at Sticky Mikes Frog Bar on Saturday 27th MAY for another humongous night of wall‐to‐wall Britpop And the best bit is its another Bank Holiday weekendOur last party was rammed so dont risk missing out ‐…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07480 856751
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27
MAY
The Ultimate Old School Party
The Funkyfish Club

The Ultimate Old School Party70s 80s 90s 00s & some modern funkErasure Kool & The Gang Madonna Sash Faithless Michael Jackson Whitney Houston Blondie Technotronic Snap Fedde Le Grand Alice Deejay Robin S 2Unlimited...Disco Dance Funk …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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28
MAY
Pop-Up Opera: Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto
Court Gardens Farm

Continuing to challenge the way opera is traditionally performed Pop‐Up Opera take their productions into unusual spaces making them fun fresh and intimate. Il Matrimonio Segreto tells the tale of a rich Italian businessman as he attempts to marry off one…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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28
MAY
Wilder Stories: Rhapsodies in Colour - Green
The Old Market

Join us for a pigment drenched journey themed around the colour green. For this specially curated live‐lounge podcast were inviting storytellers: musicians writers academics and artists from across the city to share a story with us evoked by colour over three intimate…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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29
MAY
Jack Rooke: Good Grief
The Old Market

With a coffin full of sympathy snacks Jack Rooke and his 85‐year old Nan Sicely invite you to the happiest town in Britain where Dads dead and the only thing to eat is lasagne.Celebrating finding happiness after tragedy Rookes critically acclaimed debut…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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29
MAY
James Campbell - The Funny Thing About...
The Old Market

A stand‐up show for children over 6 their parents and anyone who likes comedy without the rude words.Hold onto your socks and enjoy stand‐up comedy for kids with James Campbell. As seen on Blue Peter. Making fun of everything from couscous to…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01273 201801
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29
MAY
Movie Monday - Toy Story 3
Everyman Cinema

Update FREE bag of popcorn for everyone PayPal Message: TOY STORY 3 number of seats number of babes in arms if applicable and your email address we will then email your tickets Dont know what to do with your kids in…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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30
MAY
Melancholy
The Old Market

Spiral down the stairs to the world of the inventor. Consumed by grief he undertakes work on his biggest creation yet his lost wife but at what costIn Melancholy award winning theatre company Certain Dark Things use an imaginative combination of puppetry…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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30
MAY
Speed Dating in Brighton
All Bar One

Speed Dating in BrightonHow speed dating in Brighton worksBy simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Brighton event you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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31
MAY
45 Minutes of Music @ The Meeting House
The Meeting House

These fascinating relaxed and informal concerts include interesting verbal introductions from DArcy who explains all about each piece of music. The concerts are aimed to be interesting to everyone. The organ in the Meeting House is one of the iconic instruments…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 678217
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31
MAY
Macho Macho
The Old Market

Bosnian‐Dutch artist Igor Vrebac questions our objectified mens world in this new performance by drawing inspiration from Instagram after workout selfies Turkish wrestling and bromance.Bosnian‐Dutch artist Igor Vrebac draws inspiration from Instagram after workout selfies Turkish wrestling and the idea of bromance…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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01
JUN
Speed dating Brighton 30-45yrs
Maggie Maes

Fancy a great evening out in Brighton where youll meet loads of new people Our Speed Dating events are great fun. Come along with an open mind dont take it too seriously and have a giggle about it all. You will be…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07557 359317
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01
JUN
Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus
The Old Market

This 75 minute tour‐de‐force of high‐octane mime comedy is the widely lauded follow‐up to cult sell‐out physical comedies Kraken and Squidboy.Mad risqu and uniquely eccentric Nautilus is award‐winning and internationally acclaimed idiot Trygve Wakenshaws most ambitious work to date.So magical so delightfully…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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02
JUN
Byline Festival Nearly Early Bird and Student Volu
Pippingford Park

BYLINE FESTIVALFOR ANYONE WHO DOESNT WANT TO TAKE TRUMP FAKE NEWS OR THE RIDE OF POPULISM LYING DOWNSPEAKERS INCLUDE FRANCES BARBERHEATHER BROOKE JOHN CLEESE HUGH GRANT BONNIE GREER LUKE HARDING LENNY HENRY A.L KENNEDY HARDEEP SINGH KOHLITOM WATSON JUNE SARPONG. THREE BIG…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +447766 366886
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02
JUN
Charity Golf Day
The Dyke Golf Club

Fresh bacon rolls and coffee 18 holes of fabulous golf from 10am followed by a hearty dinner and great charity raffle in the beautiful surroundings of The Dyke Golf Course Brighton. What a great way to support Sussex Disability Charity The Bevern…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01273 021241
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02
JUN
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Clair Hall, Haywards Heath

Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see Biff…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01444 455440
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02
JUN
House of Stand Up Presents Caterham Comedy
Soper Hall

Our headliner for this Caterham Comedy Show is the really funny Matt Green As always theres a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy Circuit featuring Justin Panks Lateef Lovejoy Mike Cox & Sam Wyatt We cant wait Hope you can…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07940 162584
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02
JUN
Princess Nokia
Patterns

Princess NokiaVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPrice£12 adv: GBP 12Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107157‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107157‐1Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107157‐2Website: https:go.evvnt.com107157‐3…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 894777
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02
JUN
The Great Malarkey + support
The Brunswick

TICKETS £6 advance ‐ http:www.wegottickets.comevent398787 £8 on the doorWhy did the Irish artist the Canadian surfer the Portuguese London tour guide the Gloucestershire gardener two UK Guild Hall students a Latvian paralegal and an androgynous cockney walk into a barAnswer:…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tourist Attractions


Bluebell Railway

Our exciting new museum is open on platform 2 and is well worth a visit. Explore the treasures and read all about our railway from its beginnings in 1882 through to the Bluebell Railway of the present day.The highlight of any visit to the Bluebell is a viewing…

Gatwick Aviation Museum

This Aviation Museum has a unique collection of British Aircraft from the golden age of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970's British aircraft designers produced some of the most innovative and advanced aircraft of the day. In this collection there are examples from…

Borde Hill Gardens

Borde Hill is a stunningly beautiful and botanically rich heritage Garden, set within over 150 acres of traditional parkland. It captivates and delights visitors throughout each season of the year with a series of intimate 'living garden rooms', fine woodland, parkland, lakes and outstanding views across the…

Nymans Garden

Developed in the 20th century by three generations of the Messel family, Nymans Garden still retains much of its distinctive family style in the historic collection of plants, shrubs and trees. This is reflected also in the surrounding estate, with its woodland walks and wild garden, and in…

A M F Bowling

Bowling at A M F Bowling in Crawley, West Sussex. Contact venue on 01293523834 for opening times and entrance costs.…

A M R Sales

A M R Sales ‐ Amusement Park in Crawley, West Sussex. Contact venue on telephone number 01293611985 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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