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Voodoo Room

Voodoo Room mix it up with their stunning Cream and Hendrix show at The Capitol

Playing tribute to Hendrix and Cream, Voodoo Room play Horsham’s Capitol on Saturday, February 6.

Manchester Piano Trio

Manchester Piano Trio offer chamber music gems at Horsham’s Drill Hall

Horsham Music Circle’s 74th season continues with an evening of gems from the chamber music repertoire.

Matthew Trusler. Picture by Sheila Rock

REVIEW: Blowing minds and light bulbs – Matthew Trusler and the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra

The Brighton Philharmonic concert on Sunday, January 31, at The Dome offered a variety of musical styles to suit all tastes.

The Country Superstars Experience

Crawley’s Hawth offers a joyful journey through the history of country music

The Country Superstars Experience heads to Crawley’s Hawth Theatre for one night only this month.

Mary Carewe. Picture by Maurice Foxhall

Singers Mary and Mae join forces at Horsham’s Capitol to celebrate remarkable women in pop

First Ladies of Song sees Mary Carewe and Mae McKenna team up to celebrate the great female singer-songwriters, their most memorable songs and the stories behind them – on a concert tour which brings the duo to Horsham’s Capitol on February 5.

Cinema rss

Emily Blunt as FBI agent Kate Macer in Sicario

DVD review: Sicario (8 out of 10)

Last year, it seemed like all talk of action movies was dominated by one film – Mad Max: Fury Road.

Matthew MacFadyen in Lost in Karastan

Film review: Lost in Karastan (3 out 5)

There are a lot of excellent movies that don’t get the media coverage and general interest they deserve.

#Starvecrow the worlds first movie filmed on smartphone SUS-160120-114433001

Film review: #Starvecrow (3 out of 5)

Billed as the world’s first ‘selfie’ film or Hypereal experience, #Starvecrow has strong Sussex links.

The Big Short

Film review: The Big Short (4 out of 5)

The banking crisis in the USA around the mid-2000s put millions out of work, left millions more without a home and had ramifications across the world.

Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years

Film enthusiasts in West Chiltington raise cash for cancer prevention

The next presentation from the Mary How Trust Film Society will be 45 Years (15) on Tuesday, January 26, at West Chiltington Village Hall, with screenings at 3pm and 7.30pm.

Nostalgia rss


Tales of witch spotting and being seduced by the Devil

Many of us have superstitions we observe, from touching wood for good luck to avoiding bad luck by not walking under ladders.


Painting a picture of the history of Ifield Mill

Ifield Water Mill is a familiar sight to those who have spent time walking around Ifield millpond in this ancient parish of Crawley.

On this day

On this day: unemployment rises to three million

On this day in 1982, unemployment rose to three million - for the first time since the 1930s.


The terrible day doodlebug fell on Mr Cook’s factory

Wartime throws up heroes in many guises, from the ordinary man and woman determined to do their bit, to the brave souls on the front line fighting to protect their countrymen.


Tales of pubs, rent strikes and that first school photo

We have an interesting selection of photos for you this week showing three very different stages in Crawley’s history.

Games and Gaming rss

SFV will get a cinematic story mode and store

Console Corner: VIDEO: Street Fighter V gets playable cinematic story and store video

Capcom has revealed new details on the story elements and ‘Fight Money’ that will be included in the upcoming Street Fighter V.

Resident Evil has never looked better following its HD remaster

Console Corner: Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster review

The corpse of all-time video game classic Resident Evil came lurching back to life in all its gory HD glory this week.

Tom Clancys The Division is finally released in March and I cant wait

Console Corner: The top 10 games of 2016: Part 2

Last week we started our two part look ahead to the top 10 most hotly anticipated games of 2016.

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Mass Effect Adromeda is slated for release later this year

Console Corner: The top 10 games of 2016: Part 1

With the dust settling on another memorable year for gaming we take a look ahead to the top 10 most hotly anticipated games of 2016.

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