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Sundays


Cliffe High Street
Every Second Sunday of the month
Food Rocks Lewes 10:00 - 16:00 A monthly mix of awesome street food, local produce, pop up bars and live music curated by Union Music Store.
Contact Simon Teesdale 
info@foodrockssouth.co.uk

http://www.foodrockssouth.co.uk/food-rocks-lewes/

The John Harvey Tavern
Every Sunday!
SUPER SUNDAY 12:00 - 16:30 A cracking Sunday Roast plus a delicious Dessert for just £16.95 ... or £14.95 if you choose the Vegetarian Roast
Sundays just got better!

Contact  
enquiries@johnharveytavern.co.uk

www.JohnHarveyTavern.co.uk



Mondays


Ringmer
4 week course
Zentangle Mindful Drawing Class 10:30 - 12:30 4 week course. The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. This mindful approach to drawing can help you relax and focus while generating a sense of well-being and creative satisfaction. Almost anyone can draw this way and no artistic experience is required but artists are welcome. Taught by Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT), Louise Gorst. Materials available to buy.
Contact Louise Gorst 
louise.gorst@gmail.com

www.mindfullycreative.co.uk

Ringmer
4 week course
Zentangle Mindful Drawing Course 10:30 - 12:30 4 week course. The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. This mindful approach to drawing can help you relax and focus while generating a sense of well-being and creative satisfaction. Almost anyone can draw this way and no artistic experience is required but artists are welcome. Taught by Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT), Louise Gorst. Materials available to buy.
Contact Louise Gorst 
louise.gorst@gmail.com

www.mindfullycreative.co.uk

Subud House
every Monday during term time
Vinyasa Flow Yoga 12:15 - 13:30 Join me for a 75 minute vinyasa flow yoga class on Mondays at 12:15pm in the beautiful upper hall at the Sudbud Centre.

My classes are strong and flowing, and with a big focus on alignment and breath. We'll always end with savasana and meditation so you'll be thoroughly stretched and strengthened, but leave feeling calm and refreshed.

£10 drop in -- term time only -- starting Monday the 18th of September

All levels are very welcome, but if you have any specific injuries or conditions you want to talk about, please feel free to contact me in advance.

Thanks!

Contact Emily Scott 
emilyelisescott@gmail.com

www.emilyscottyoga.com

House of Friendship
EVery Monday EXCEPT bank holidays
Choir 13:30 - 14:30 Join our choir sessions for members and visitors every Monday afternoon. No experience needed, this is a fun, informal group.
Contact 01273 476 469 
Hoflewes@aol.com

www.houseoffriendship.org.uk

Christs Church Hall
We stop for August
Qi Gong 17:00 - 18:00 Qi gong (or chi gong as its pronounced,) means energy or breath work and is part of the Chinese health tradition.
Similar to Tai chi but much easier, Qi gong is Soft, slow, gentle movement designed to create mental and physical relaxation, promote good health, improve balance, and build bone density.
There are so many benefits to this amazing meditation in movement.
I have been practicing for nearly 20 years and teaching for 10.
Come down and try it out!
Jeremy Marshall

Contact Jeremy Marshall 07929742243 
mymarshallarts@hotmail.co.uk

www.acupunctureandtaichibrighton.com

Samurai Swordsmanship 18:00 - 19:30 Kyushin Yodokan Dojo - affiliated to the Yodokan group of schools and the DNBK Kyoto Japan.
Learn the art of Samurai Swordsmanship (Iaido). Beginners welcome min age 14yrs.
Iaido is practiced initially with wooden swords and progressing to Non sharp alloy swords that are more representative of the real thing.

Contact Geoff Murray 
geoff.murray@live.co.uk


New Dance Classes for children & adults in Lewes & Ringmer! 19:30 - 20:30 Lewes Classes at The White Hart Hotel:
Children's Street - (starting 24th october) Saturdays 1:30-2:30 £6
Adult Latin in Line Social Dance Class - (starting 19th october) Mondays 7:30-8:30 £6

Ringmer Classes at Ringmer Village Hall:
Under 12 Jazz & Street - Mondays 4:45-5:30 £5
Over 12 Jazz & Street - Mondays 5:30-6:15 £5

For more information view our flyer and 'like' us on facebook...
www.facebook.com/diversedanceworks

Contact 07986810233 
diversedanceworks@hotmail.com

www.facebook.com/diversedanceworks

Adult Latin in Line Social Dance Class 19:30 - 20:30 Diverse Dance Works brings you a fun, social dance class for adults where you learn many styles such as cha cha, westcoast, jive and many more in lines without partners.. A modern twist on line dancing incorporating all different dance styles!
'Like' us on Facebook:
www.facebook.com/diversedanceworks

Contact 07986810233 
diversedanceworks@hotmail.com

www.diversedance.wix.com/works

Pilates for All 7.45pm 19:45 - 20:45 Mixed level Pilates for Beginners and Improvers in a lovely light and spacious setting. Friendly and informal class to help develop strength, ease back pain and improve flexibility. Please call me or email to BOOK in advance. New? Come and try one session with no commitment for the course.
Contact Emma Peters 
eepilates@gmail.com

www.emmapilates.co.uk

Yoga for Sporty Types 20:15 - 21:15 A dynamic yoga class open to all levels but particularly suited to those wanting to compliment other activities such as running and cycling. Find out how yoga can help you. No chanting or philosophy in this ultra-accesssible anatomically approached class.
Contact Tamsin 
spriteyoga@gmail.com

www.spriteyoga.com

Beechwood Hall
No classes in August or Bank Holidays
Yoga Classes 09:30 - 11:00 Weekly yoga classes with Robin, a fully qualified instructor with 20 years' yoga teaching experience. Her classes give you an opportunity to stretch, strengthen, release, learn relaxation and mindfulness - a complete body and mind tonic! Suitable for all levels including complete beginners.
Contact 07847821923 
robintassie@gmail.com


The Mallings Business Centre
Classes every mon-sat
Pilates Classes 09:30 - 20:30 Pilates in Lewes is a brand new Pilates studio at the Mallings Business Centre in Lewes; offering matwork classes, studio equipment classes and private Pilates sessions. Morning, evening and lunchtimes classes available, with levels to suit all abilities, including discounts for seniors. Book your class today.

Contact Lydia Gosling 
info@pilatesinlewes.com

www.pilatesinlewes.com

All Saints Centre
Not on bank holidays
Zumba fitness 09:30 - 10:30 A high energy dance fitness class, using latin inspired music, that gets you fit and happy!
Contact Sarah 07956 529 205 
s.e.dexter@gmail.com

zumbahappy.co.uk

St Michaels Church Hall
please bring a bottle of water!
FitSteps 09:30 - 10:30 FitSteps® is an energetic, upbeat dance class designed to achieve real measurable fitness results.

The dance workout mixes the graceful steps of Ballroom and the up-tempo steps of Latin dances to create fun-filled classes where you don’t even realise you’re getting fit.

Transform your body and have fun dancing to music that will get your heart pumping!

Contact Claire Lyons 07773 194040 
claire.lyons@sky.com




Tuesdays


House of Friendship
Occurs on the first Tuesday of every month
Monthly Coffee Morning 10:00 - 12:00 Our monthly coffee mornings are a great opportunity to see what we offer at the Lewes House of Friendship as well as chat to members, other visitors and staff.
Tea, coffee and biscuits: suggested donation £1, proceeds to charity

The Lewes House of Friendship is a friend of East Sussex Age UK.
We are the social centre for the older community in Lewes and surrounding areas. We offer lunches, a variety of activities and occasional outings.

Contact The Lewes House of Friendship 
Hoflewes@aol.com

Www.houseoffriendship.org.uk

House of Friendship
Occurs on the first Tuesday of every month
Monthly Coffee Morning 10:00 - 12:00 Our monthly coffee mornings are a great opportunity to see what we offer at the Lewes House of Friendship as well as chat to members, other visitors and staff.
Tea, coffee and biscuits: suggested donation £1, proceeds to charity

The Lewes House of Friendship is a friend of East Sussex Age UK.
We are the social centre for the older community in Lewes and surrounding areas. We offer lunches, a variety of activities and occasional outings.

Contact The Lewes House of Friendship 
Hoflewes@aol.com

Www.houseoffriendship.org.uk



Wednesdays


Anthroposophical painting 10:00 - 12:00 This is a therapeutic painting group for adults that follows the teachings of Dr Hauschka and Rudolf Steiner, whose theories and philosophies explored the healing properties of colour.

Through working with the colour spectrum in water-colours, subtle imbalances are addressed. This approach is ideal for those wishing to improve their general well being in a gentle and nurturing way.

Contact 07792600903 
info@tara-canick.co.uk

www.tara-canick.co.uk



Tuesdays


Cliffe hall
During term time
Calligraphy classes with professional calligrapher Tina Warren 10:30 - 12:30 Weekly calligraphy classes, starting Tuesday 14 April 2015, 10.30am - 12.30pm, Cliffe Hall, Cliffe High Street, BN7 2AH. Mixed ability and absolute beginners are very welcome. £15 per session payable termly in advance. Small class sizes so book early to avoid disappointment.
Contact Tina Warren 
tinawarren@alphabition.co.uk

tinawarren@alphabition.co.uk

Cliffe hall
Term time only. Please email me for dates stellahomewood@yahoo.com
Joy of Movement - holistic dance and movement for health 10:30 - 11:40 A gently guided class combining simple, flowing and easy to follow dance and mindful movement for women of all ages, fitness levels and experience. Enjoy an hour of breathing, gentle stretching and simply guided, easy to follow movement to some uplifting and inspiring music. Our class is low impact and we focus more on body sensation and feeling good than cardio fitness, though we do get fit in the process! Participants are guided to follow their own energy output. All classes end with mindful breathing and a meditative seated or lying down reflection time. We especially welcome people who haven't moved in a long time, or 'ever' in a class situation as we are a friendly group of a broad range of ages who just love to dance with no worries of 'getting it right’.

FIRST CLASS FREE...(please book in).

Tuesdays 10.30-11.40a.m
Thursdays 10.30-11.40a.m
Cliffe hall, behind St. Thomas a Becket Church, Cliffe high St. Lewes.

Contact 07733 450631 
stellahomewood@yahoo.com

www.stellahomewood.com

All Saints Centre
Term time only in the small studio at the back.
Adult Ballet 10:45 - 11:45
You don't need any previous experience at all and you don't need ballet shoes, just a pair of thick socks and lots of enthusiasm! People enjoy ballet due to improvements in memory, posture and balance as well as the obvious fitness benefits. The classes are all weight bearing which is a recommended way of exercising to reduce your chances of osteoporosis and they are generally low impact.
Claire is an A.I.S.T.D qualified ballet teacher with many years of teaching experience who has adapted the classic ballet class. This enables almost anyone, whatever their age, fitness or previous injury history to enjoy the class.

Contact Claire Lyons 07773 194040 
claire.lyons@sky.com


Quiet Mind - drop in / Zen Mindfulness & Everyday Meditation 13:00 - 14:00 We are a relaxed, informal, friendly and inclusive group of all ages and experience. Our approach to inner peace and wellbeing is practical, easy to follow, and enjoyable. Through gently guided, simple and mindful meditations, we can experience the natural state of calm awareness and contentment in the present moment.  All welcome. Drop in £5.
(With a background as an Osteopath, Naturopath and Clinical Psychologist, Colin has over 30 years experience of Meditation and Mindfulness).

Contact Colin Willcox 
iam.colin@virgin.net

www.meetup.com/Lewes-Meditation-Meetup/

Ringmer Community College
14 week term from September - December (no class Tuesday 24th October during Half Term)
COMMERCIAL DANCE CLASS 16:30 - 17:30 For all those in years 4 upwards, this class focuses on commercial styles of dance and performance. Learning professional show routines, improving performance confidence and getting your child ready for the stage, this class is brilliant for all those who love to perform!
Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Ringmer Community College
14 week term from September - December (no class Tuesday 24th October during Half Term)
JUNIOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE CLASS 17:30 - 18:30 For children in years 3-6 at junior school, this class focuses on performance and technical skills in the style of contemporary dance. Your child will develop strength, flexibility, confidence and creativity as well as take part in annual performances with Universal Dance. Contact Jess today to sign your child up for a FREE taster session
Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

The Landport Community Centre
5-6pm is little dragons (4-7 year olds) Judo 6-7 is juniors Judo 7-8pm is juniors Ju-Jitsu 8-9.30pm is Adults
Lewes Martial Arts - Landport Centre 17:30 - 21:30 From age 5 to 85, the health benefits are amazing and the boost to confidence is like nothing else. We have success with our Judo gradings and competition at 5 and 6 and also with Ju-Jitsu at 56. So whether you need more confidence at school, to de-stress from work, are bored of the gym, or need to get fit lose weight and learn self defence then give martial arts at Bushido Kwai dojo - Lewes a try?
Contact Ray Twitchen 
Rayjames.twitchen@gmail.com

http://lewesmartialarts.wordpress.com

NEW - Yoga for Teenagers 18:00 - 19:00 7 Week Course for 13 - 18 yr olds.
Dare I say it - Yoga is a fashionable way to take care of yourself these days with celebrity yogis adding appeal to young people. Yoga is a fitness activity accessible to all and starting young can influence healthy lifestyle choices. Benefits include: improving posture, reducing anxiety and helping young people to relax and form better sleeping patterns. Tamsin has 20 years experience working within schools and FE and is keen to bring yoga to the next generation. The classes find a good balance between being challenging, dynamic and fun and giving time and space to unwind.

Contact Tamsin 
spriteyoga@gmail.com

www.spriteyoga.com

Yang Style Tai Chi Class 19:15 - 20:15 Fun and friendly Tai Chi class suitable for complete beginners and those who have studied Tai Chi before! First class is free for all students, so come along and see if this is the class for you!

In this class we teach key principles, warm ups, gentle stretching and a short taiji form that can be practiced anywhere. You will be exploring your own body structure, posture, connections and more as we work through the moves of the form - deepening your study.

Also on Tuesday nights - Qigong for Health class 8.15-9.15pm

Classes cost £30 per month, discounts available for joining both classes, and for concessions.

This Lewes class is part of Tai Chi Wisdom, a vibrant and exciting school covering the costal strip of Sussex, offering the full Yang curriculum covering Sword, Sabre, Long Form, Short Form, Pushing Hands, Qigong and much more!

Contact Caroline 
caroline.taichiwisdom@gmail.com

www.taichiwisdom.net

Other venue
First Tuesday of every month
The Group for unattached men and women 20:00 - 23:00 The Group is a club for unattached men and women, who tend to be aged 50+. We meet in Lewes on the 1st Tuesday, Burgess Hill on the 2nd Monday, Brighton 3rd Tuesday and Horsham on the 1st Monday.
Contact info@thegroup.org.uk 
info@thegroup.org.uk

www.thegroup.org.uk

Qigong Class 20:15 - 21:15 All levels are welcome to join this Qigong class!

We will be working through a set of 5 Element Qigong as well as other stretching, loosening and opening exercises.

The perfect way to relax, move with natural aligment for better structure and more mindful posture.

Our classes are fun, friendly and interactive. You're very welcome to come along to your first class as our guest before signing up.

Also on Tuesday nights is our Beginners Tai Chi from 19.15-20.15.

£30 a month for 1 class per week, £55 for 2 classes per week.

Contact Caroline 
caroline.taichiwisdom@gmail.com

www.taichiwisdom.net

The Mallings Business Centre
Classes every mon-sat
Pilates Classes 09:30 - 20:30 Pilates in Lewes is a brand new Pilates studio at the Mallings Business Centre in Lewes; offering matwork classes, studio equipment classes and private Pilates sessions. Morning, evening and lunchtimes classes available, with levels to suit all abilities, including discounts for seniors. Book your class today.

Contact Lydia Gosling 
info@pilatesinlewes.com

www.pilatesinlewes.com



Wednesdays


The John Harvey Tavern
Every Wednesday!
WINE WEDNESDAY 11:00 - 23:00 Three for two on large glasses of Wine, all day every Wednesday ... can't say fairer than that!
Contact  
enquiries@johnharveytavern.co.uk

www.JohnHarveyTavern.co.uk

Ringmer Community College
14 week term from September to December 2017 (no class Wednesday 25th October during half term)
Junior Street Dance Classes (school years Year 1-6) 16:30 - 17:30 Join the #UDFamily and sign up for our popular authentic street dance classes today! Students learn styles including Hip Hop, Breaking, House, Locking, Popping and Waacking. Classes focus on technique, performance and creativity with the opportunity to perform Free taster sessions available.
Contact Jess Lloyd 
info@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Ringmer Community College
14 week term from September - December 2017 (no class 25th October during half term)
Senior Street Dance Classes (school years Year 7-10) 17:30 - 18:30 Join the #UDFamily today and sign up for our authentic street dance classes! Students learn a range of styles including Hip Hop, Breaking, House, Locking, Popping and Waacking. Classes focus on technique, performance and creativity and students also have the opportunity to take part in local competitions and performances across the South East. For those wanting to embrace true street dance culture, there is no better place to learn than at Universal Dance! Free taster sessions available
Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

martial arts / self defence 17:30 - 21:00 Maybe you’re just tired and find your current fitness classes or gym sessions a little boring and possibly lacking in motivation. Vision Martial Arts and self defence classes that I run in Lewes can improve your general fitness which in turn leads to better health, help with your self esteem to develop an inner confidence plus the chance to add some additional life skills a skill towards your personal self protection
wednesday evenings
Juniors 8 - 11 years 5.30 - 6.30pm
11 - 15 years 6.30 - 7.30pm
Adults 7.30 - 9.00pm
www.visionmartialarts.co.uk
Graham Bridger 077531 74081

Contact 077531 74081 
info@visionmartialarts.co.uk

www.visionmartialarts.co.uk

Christs Church Hall
Please note no class 27th Sept & 4th October
Pilates for All 6,30pm 18:30 - 19:30 Mixed level Pilates for Beginners and Improvers in a lovely light and spacious setting. Friendly and informal class to help develop strength, ease back pain and improve flexibility. Please call me or email to BOOK in advance. New? Come and try one session with no commitment for the course.
Contact Emma Peters 
eepilates@gmail.com

www.emmapilates.co.uk

Loving Life Meditation 19:00 - 20:00 Loving Life Meditation is a beautiful heart-centred experience and practice. We start with a focus on the breath, relaxing each part of the body until a state of deep relaxation is reached. When centred and grounded we embark on an inner journey. There are weekly life-affirming themes, such as Self-love, Owning Your Power, Celebration of Your Uniqueness, Trust, Joy, Freedom, Power of Imagination, Creativity, Abundance, Body and Vitality. The course is designed to help you experience and understand your true spiritual nature and your innate power to create the life you want. No previous experience with meditation is necessary and absolute beginners are welcome. Come and enjoy meditating in a lovely safe space with like-minded people.

Meditation at Intrinsic Health in Lewes : Wednesdays 7-8 pm

Your First Session is Free. To book pls call Jana on 07972900070.

For more info visit www.janalovinglife.com

For weekly meditation themes visit Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Loving-Life-Meditation-811175545610100/

Contact 07972900070 
jana.haniel@gmail.com

www.janalovinglife.com

Hillcrest Centre, Newhaven
Every other Wednesday
Nukehaven 19:00 - 21:30 Fun and free ukulele group. Ideal for complete beginners, but existing players very welcome too.
Contact Jason Ede 
ede.jason@gmail.com


The Lewes Arms
First Wednesday of the month
South Downs Storytellers Open Mic Night 19:30 - 21:30 A supportive, inclusive, monthly open mic night for people at the beginning of their storytelling journey.
If you would like to tell, please email southdownsstorytellers@gmail.com or just come along as audience.

Contact Rachel 
southdownsstorytellers@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/southdownsstorytellers/

Linklater Pavilion
Every other Wednesday from 16th November onwards.
Cool Hand Ukes 19:30 - 22:00 Fun, informal and free ukulele group. Beginners, experts, non-players, singers and clappers very welcome.
Contact Jason Ede  
ede.jason@gmail.com

www.coolhandukes.co.uk

Beginners Tai Chi drop in classes (first session is free) 19:30 - 21:00 We teach Tai Chi following the teachings of Master Wee Kee Jin of the Tai Chi School of Central Equilibrium. Within our system we teach the Tai Chi principles through the 5 Loosening exercises of our teacher’s teacher Grandmaster Huang Sheng Shyan. Each week we teach the 37 step short form as a means of embodying the Tai Chi principles. As our understanding develops we then we bring those principles into partner work. Using the Tai Chi classics as a guide to deepen our practice we build on our understanding and generate greater focus in our training.

Tai Chi is great for health, relaxation, mindfulness, balance and it’s fun!

First session is free, so come give it a try!

Contact Matthew 
matthewjrhobbs@gmail.com

www.lewestaichi.co.uk



Fridays


Beechwood Hall
Class runs 9am every Friday morning. Term time only.
Ladies Fitness Circuits Class 09:00 - 10:00 Fat-burning Fitness Circuits Class. Burn up to 500 calories per class. Suitable for most abilities and fitness levels. FREE trial class . Please contact Katie on 07788 131366 to book your place.
Contact 07788 131366 
katie@lewesfit.com

www.lewesfit.com



Wednesdays


Barcombe Village Hall
6 week introductory term
Early Years Dance Classes 09:30 - 10:45 Sign your child up to our Early Years Dance classes and give them an excellent introduction to either our junior street or contemporary dance programmes. SUGAR AND SPICE (is all things nice) and transitions young children perfectly into our ballet or contemporary dance classes. SLUGS AND SNAILS integrates street dance culture and funk ready for our authentic street dance classes from 5-18yrs.
Props, music, games and short dance sequences make up our early years dance classes and are the perfect confidence builder for your child! Contact Universal Dance today to register for a FREE taster session!

Slugs and Snails 9:30-10am
Sugar & Spice 10:15-10:45am

Contact Jess Lloyd 
jess@universaldance.co.uk

www.universaldance.co.uk

Subud House
Upstairs Please ring bell for upstairs room
Vinyasa Flow Yoga 09:30 - 10:30 A flowing sequence based yoga class connecting movement and breath. You'll do a whole host of familiar and not so familiar yoga poses, varied each week to keep you on your toes and create a moving meditation. Time to make space in both your body and your head. All levels welcome.
Contact Tamsin 
spriteyoga@gmail.com

www.spriteyoga.com



Thursdays


Cliffe hall
Term time only and some classes will run throughout the summer holidays. Please contact me for dates. stellahomewood@yahoo.com 07733 450631
Joy of Movement / holistic dance and movement for health 10:30 - 11:40 A gently guided class combining simple, flowing and easy to follow dance and mindful movement for women of all ages, fitness levels and experience. Enjoy an hour of breathing, gentle stretching and simply guided, easy to follow movement to some uplifting and inspiring music. Our class is low impact and we focus more on body sensation and feeling good than cardio fitness, though we do get fit in the process! Participants are guided to follow their own energy output. All classes end with mindful breathing and a meditative seated or lying down reflection time. We especially welcome people who haven't moved in a long time, or 'ever' in a class situation as we are a friendly group of a broad range of ages who just love to dance with no worries of 'getting it right’.

FIRST CLASS FREE...(please book in).

Tuesdays 10.30-11.40a.m
Thursdays 10.30-11.40a.m
Cliffe hall, behind St. Thomas a Becket Church, Cliffe high St. Lewes.

Contact 07733 450631 
stellahomewood@yahoo.com

www.stellahomewood.com

House of Friendship
EVery Thursday
Choir for those with memory problems 13:30 - 14:30 An informal choir for members and visitors with memory problems. No experience needed! Choir sessions are led by Mae Heydorn
Contact 01273 476 469 
Hoflewes@aol.com

www.houseoffriendship.org.uk

The John Harvey Tavern
Every Thursday!
BURGER NIGHT 17:00 - 21:00 Thursday night is Burger Night at The JHT
Any Burger + a drink for the rather pleasing sum of £10
(selected drinks only ... don't worry, there's p[lenty to choose from!)

Contact  
enquiries@johnharveytavern.co.uk

www.JohnHarveyTavern.co.uk

Mindful Self-Compassion 8-week course 18:30 - 20:00 Mindful Self-Compassion is an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to help you to build emotional strength, resilience and confidence through being kind to yourself.

Dates: Thursday nights: 28th Sept, 5th, 12th, 26th Oct; 2nd, 16th, 23rd & 30th Nov
Time: 18:30—21:00
Cost: £295

Book your place at www.being-here.co.uk

Contact Jane Brendgen 
jane.brendgen@yahoo.com

www.being-here.co.uk

Zumba fitness 19:30 - 20:30 A high energy dance fitness class, using latin inspired music, that gets you fit and happy!
Contact Sarah 07956 529 205 
s.e.dexter@gmail.com

zumbahappy.co.uk

Vinyasa Flow Yoga 09:30 - 10:30 A flowing sequence based yoga class connecting movement and breath. You'll do a whole host of familiar and not so familiar yoga poses, varied each week to keep you on your toes and create a moving meditation. Time to make space in both your body and your head. All levels welcome.
The beautiful rural setting of Beechwood Hall is a 2 minute drive from Lewes and there is ample parking.

Contact Tamin 
spriteyoga@gmail.com

www.spriteyoga.com

Baby Massage Courses - Lewes - Thursdays at 9.30am 09:30 - 10:30 Our baby massage courses are structured in 5 week blocks of 1 hour sessions and cost £47.50.
Baby massage offers benefits to both babies and parents /carers, from bonding, easing colic symptoms to improving sleep!
In our small class settings everyone is welcome; parents, carers, grandparents, nanny's and each for each booking 2 adults are welcome to join with babies. For twins, you only need to pay for one baby and you are welcome to bring along a spare pair of hands! All courses are run in beautiful venues across Sussex.
Our courses offer something different, a course with a sequence of massage techniques and tips that you can practise at home, a booklet to help you to remember the sequence and short sequences specific to colic, constipation and much more! We also offer relaxation tips and techniques for the masseuse (that's you!) as for a baby to feel calm and relaxed they need to feel this from the person whom is massaging them.
Organic Sunflower Oil, baby massage mats, and towels are all provided at each session. Additional oil and massage mats to practise at home will be available to purchase during the session, or please email if you would like to have something delivered.

Venue: Lewes Quaker Meeting House
Days and Times: Thursdays at 9.30 am

Contact Laura 
info@budum.co.uk

www.budum.co.uk/baby-massage

Adult Ballet 09:30 - 10:30
You don't need any previous experience at all and you don't need ballet shoes, just a pair of thick socks and lots of enthusiasm! People enjoy ballet due to improvements in memory, posture and balance as well as the obvious fitness benefits. The classes are all weight bearing which is a recommended way of exercising to reduce your chances of osteoporosis and they are generally low impact.
Claire is an A.I.S.T.D qualified ballet teacher with many years of teaching experience who has adapted the classic ballet class. This enables almost anyone, whatever their age, fitness or previous injury history to enjoy the class.

Contact Claire Lyons 07773 194040 
claire.lyons@sky.com




Fridays


Painting for wellbeing in pregnancy 13:00 - 15:00 This group is for expectant mothers wishing to avoid stress and maintain a sense of wellbeing during their pregnancy. It also offers the opportunity to slow down and take time to acknowledge and connect with your baby.

Painting, poetry and drawing will be used as creative tools to aid the process.

Contact 07792600903 
info@tara-canick.co.uk

www.tara-canick.co.uk



Tuesdays


Process painting 10:00 - 12:00 This is a therapeutic group for adults where personal issues can be acknowledged and explored in a safe and supportive way.

The process involves working with the unconscious through the medium of painting. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss and explore in depth the themes that arise in their work with the intention of achieving catharsis and closure.

Contact 07792600903 
info@tara-canick.co.uk

www.tara-canick.co.uk



Fridays


Paddock Art Studios
10 week course (no class 27 Oct & 17 Nov)
Experimental Drawing & Painting: 10 week course 10:30 - 13:00 Enjoy exploring a range of experimental approaches to art through drawing, painting, collage, mixed media and mono-printing. Working from both observation and the imagination there will be guided exercises, an opportunity for individual projects and occasional collaborative work. This course is suitable for beginners as well more experienced artists and offers the opportunity to widen your creative expression, address creative ‘blocks’ and encourage more spontaneity and mindfulness in making art.
Contact Louise Gorst 
louise.gorst@gmail.com

www.mindfullycreative.co.uk

St Michaels Church Hall
please bring a bottle of water!
FitSteps 10:35 - 11:30 FitSteps® is an energetic, upbeat dance class designed to achieve real measurable fitness results.

The dance workout mixes the graceful steps of Ballroom and the up-tempo steps of Latin dances to create fun-filled classes where you don’t even realise you’re getting fit.

Transform your body and have fun dancing to music that will get your heart pumping!

Contact Claire Lyons 07773 194040 
claire.lyons@sky.com


Postnatal Pilates Mum and Baby Class 11:30 - 12:30 A Class for mum's and young babies, its hard to grab even a moment when they are small, so come to class with them
To re connect with your core strength, re-align your posture, stretch out weary bodies and breath!
Classes are tailored to you and your babies needs, allowing you to feel relaxed to look after your little ones as well as do some exercise
Relaxed beautiful venue where your babies can safely play


Contact 07946344220 
sandrachitty01@gmail.com

sandrachitty.com

Paddock Art Studios
10 week course (no class 27 Oct & 10 Nov)
Life Drawing: 10 week course 19:00 - 21:00 A Natural and Expressive approach. Learn to understand and relate to the human form through gesture, contour, texture and tone using a variety of media. The classes will introduce you to a range of techniques and approaches – some more classical and some more experimental – encouraging good observational skills as well as creative expression. All abilities welcome.
Contact Louise Gorst 
louise.gorst@gmail.com

www.mindfullycreative.co.uk

Market Tower
Every Friday morning
Lewes Food Market 09:00 - 13:00 Food market in the market Tower every friday
Contact 07824 711 727 
lewesfoodmarket@hotmail.com

lewesfoodmarket.co.uk

The Mallings Business Centre
Classes every mon-sat
Pilates Classes 09:30 - 20:30 Pilates in Lewes is a brand new Pilates studio at the Mallings Business Centre in Lewes; offering matwork classes, studio equipment classes and private Pilates sessions. Morning, evening and lunchtimes classes available, with levels to suit all abilities, including discounts for seniors. Book your class today.

Contact Lydia Gosling 
info@pilatesinlewes.com

www.pilatesinlewes.com

Subud House
No class Sept 29th or Oct 6th 17
PILATES for ALL 9.30am 09:30 - 10:30 Friendly mixed ability class for Beginners/Imorovrs and Intermediates who want to enjoy an airy space and informed coaching. Improve posture, gain strength especially in deeper muscles and improve flexibility. All welcome. Please BOOK in advance by email or visit E E Pilates on FaceBook and message me.

Classes run by the course but newbies welcome to try a class without commitment.

NB. No classes 29th Sept & 6th Oct 17.

Contact Emma 
eepilates@gmail.com

Www.emmapilates.co.uk

Pilates Embodied Movement with Sandra Chitty 09:45 - 11:00 A wonderful class based on the movements of Pilates, working through your whole body, connecting in with your bodies, finishing with a meditation
Welcome to all
Contact me for a chat

Contact 07946344220 
sandrachitty01@gmail.com

www.sandrachitty.com



Saturdays


FREE Hugs (Lewes) 12:00 - 14:00 Time to stretch those 'Hugging Muscles' again.
Join us for our third annual FREE Hugs event to embrace the spirit of National Hugging Day which was established by an american pastor in California in 1986 to help break down social barriers .
We do it to raise awareness of the powerful benefits a simple 20 second hug has on our health and happiness.
Come along to receive a hug from one of our 'Hugging Champions' or to donate one of your awesome hugs to residents of and visitors to Lewes.
Please see our Facebook page for photos of our two previous events www.facebook.com/FreeHugsLewes/

Contact Amanda 
info@eyeopeningevents.co.uk

eyeopeningevents.co.uk

Children's Street Dance Class 13:30 - 14:30 Diverse Dance Works brings you an urban street dance class up to date with the latest music and trends!
'Like' us on Facebook to keep up to date with news...
www.facebook.com/diversedanceworks

Contact 07986810233 
diversedanceworks@hotmail.com

www.diversedance.wix.com/works

Westgate Chapel
Four times a year
Cheeky 20:00 - 00:00 Fancy a 'cheeky' night out? All proceeds to the award winning self-help disability group The Oyster Project. Fabulously eclectic music to dance to in the wonderfully atmospheric Westgate Chapel. Licensed cash bar.
Contact Soraya Cotwal 
admin@oysterproject.org.uk

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/415311

Cliffe Precinct
1st & 3rd Saturday every month
Lewes Farmers Market 09:00 - 13:00 Long running and vibrant farmers market with over 30 local producers offering a wide range of local & seasonal produce.

Contact Annabel Frost 
Lewesfarmersmarket@gmail.com

Www.commoncause.org.uk

The Mallings Business Centre
Classes every mon-sat
Pilates Classes 09:30 - 20:30 Pilates in Lewes is a brand new Pilates studio at the Mallings Business Centre in Lewes; offering matwork classes, studio equipment classes and private Pilates sessions. Morning, evening and lunchtimes classes available, with levels to suit all abilities, including discounts for seniors. Book your class today.

Contact Lydia Gosling 
info@pilatesinlewes.com

www.pilatesinlewes.com


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