What we're about

This group started in 2011. We host as a group, all suggesting ideas we would enjoy doing with others. It is a great way to meet people and commit to going out. If you are unsure, why not invite a friend to come with you. So far we have explored sculpture gardens, visited galleries, met on a Friday in a pub, eaten together, played badminton, gigged ...... And so much more.

Meetup charges group organisers and annual/bi-annual fee to use the website. We will ask group members from contributions to cover these costs in order to keep the groups running. The contribution paid will cover both the Central Sussex and East Grinstead & Crawley group.

Organisers and host are not employees of Meetup and make arrangements during their free time, please respect this.

You must have a clear photograph of yourself in your profile to belong to this group. Members without a photograph will be removed, as will inactive members and members that sign up for events and then do not show up.

You will receive an email notifying you of an event, if you wish to join in please RSVP 'yes' to let the host know that you will be there. If at a later date you are unable to attend you must amend your RSVP to 'no' so the host is aware and a space is made available to other group members.

It is not necessary to reply 'no' to every event that you are not going to do unless you are changing your RSVP from a 'Yes' to a 'No'

Please note that when you use the Contact envelope under the Organisers your message will be received by the organiser and any co-organisers within the East Grinstead & Crawley Group.

Upcoming events (5+)

East Grinstead Jazz Club

The Dorset Arms

Jenny Green hosts this event with her Hose Band. This month the guest artist will be Gill Manly, http://www.gillmanlyjazz.co.uk/index.php/biography Gill Manly began singing at an early age, never believing that she would one day rub shoulders with the great Eartha Kitt, whilst performing in Chelsea. Raised on a diet of jazz records by her father, Gill naturally began to immerse herself in the Great American Songbook. Aged 18, she headed for London to Drama School where she began to perform. Encouraged by her voice teachers, Gill tried her hand at opera and auditioned for the Royal College of Music. Turned down she decided to leave drama school a year early and get down to the business of working. Chosen to perform in various fringe musicals in London's West End, Gill soon discovered that her real love lay in musical theatre and the great Broadway Shows. Thus the singer was born. Car parking is available through the archway of the Dorset Arms. Room upstairs. Starts at 8pm. £8.00 payable on the door.

Coffee and/or Breakfast

The Ounce & Ivy Bush

Coffee and catch up at Wetherspoons

Medieval Fayre.

Saint Hill Manor

I attended this last year and had a great day out. Meet on the road at the top car park for 11am. Tickets can be booked online. Let me know when booked please. 😊

Charity clubbathon for St Catherine’s Hospice

From the team who brought you the ultimate Christmas Party! Join me for a fun packed two hour Clubbercise Marathon featuring easy to follow dance routines in the dark using GLOWSTICKS! ⚡⚡ Dance along to lights, lasers, UV and club anthems from the 90’s until the present day. Presented by international fitness presenter Jo Cooper. Arrive early to get glittered up at our glitter station (minimum donation applies – all money to St Catherine’s). Venue: Moka Nightclub, Station Way, Crawley, RH10 1JA Doors Open: 6.30pm, for 7pm start All over 18’s welcome. You can take the class at your own pace and take a break whenever you need. Please wear exercise clothing or clothing that you can move in, and make sure you bring a bottle of water! Glowsticks will be provided to you on the night but must be returned before you leave. All ticket prices are a minimum donation but please give what you can to support St Catherine’s. If you would like to make an additional donation there is an option when you buy a ticket to do this. All donations will help make sure in the future nobody in our local community has to face death and loss alone. £10 Earlybird tickets available until 14th May. £12 standard admission tickets after that. Book your tickets here; https://www.sussexeventtickets.com/stchclubbathon/ I’d love to see some friendly faces on the dance floor 💃 Laura x

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