It’s a Ceilidh Barn Dance with local band ‘Lonewood Corner’ and caller Tony Dunn – no experience required – learn a few simple steps and enjoy the music and merrymaking. (Children over 10 also welcome)
Where: Village Public Hall, Park Rd. Rottingdean
When: Sunday, May 3rd from 2 to 5pm.
Tickets are also now on sale at MadWax Candles on the High St.
2015 is the 150th anniversary of Kipling’s birth and the theme of this year’s Festival is “Kipling in India”. Be sure to pick up a brochure to get a preview of our exciting new program, which runs from June 25 to July 5.
- The Fever Trees, a new play about young Kipling and his sister Trix,
- Artwork “Inspired by Kipling in India” in The Grange Gallery,
- Workshops and readings by poets Annie Freud and Daljit Nagra,
- Talks on colonial life in India,
- Appearances by Geoff Hutchinson as Kipling himself,
- Guided walks in the Gardens, Village and Downs,
- Readings by The Rottingdean Writers Group,
- and a brand new child-centered production of Rikki Tikki Tavi created and presented by local youngsters.