October half term has arrived in a flash and as the kids finish school for the next week, we’ve rounded up some of the best things to do - that won’t break the bank. Autumn has firmly arrived, bringing the wind and the rain with it, so you’ll have to wrap up warm if you’re heading out. Half term is the perfect chance to spend some quality time with your little ones, letting them take a break from school and go wild and giving you the opportunity to let out your inner child. Here are some of the best things you can do this October half term: Plan a trip to a museum Museums across the city are hosting several events over the half term period. At the Maritime Museum kids can get involved in some pirate crafts on October 22 and there is more crafts in their 'Time For Tea' sessions on October 20 and 21. There is also a chance to listen to the story of Polar the Titanic bear - based on a story originally written by Titanic survivor Daisy Corning Stone Spedden for … [Read more...] about 30 FREE things to do with the kids in the October half term holiday
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Opinion Jamie Brown, from the Archant learning and development team, who is leading the series of Digital Decoded seminars. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Copyright: Archant 2018 Jamie Brown explains how Digital Decoded can help SMEs navigate the mire of marketing products. Businesses exist is a world where marketing options are a vast and mind boggling array of Facebook, SEO, content marketing, videos, websites and Instagram stories.This list doesn’t scratch the surface and it is still bafflingly complex.I can show you 250 digital marketing brands/products that when all grouped together become something of a headache… not just the gaudy logos and stupid brand names but also the desk-bitingly wordy descriptions of what they do.If you feel slightly sick when thinking about promoting your business you are not alone. All businesses are in the same boat; cost and effort need to be returned back in cold hard cash, every expenditure is a risk to your livelihood and … [Read more...] about Jamie Brown of Archant’s Digital Decoded: Helping businesses grapple with the ‘marketing monster’
Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex FRIDAY, AUGUST 17COMEDYKRATER COMEDY CLUB: Until Aug 19/23, 7pm/8pm/10.30pm, £5-£36.50 Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480.COMMUNITYLEWES RIVERSIDE CLUB: RNLI Volunteers by Margaret Kimber, 2pm St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.WALK: 2½ mile, flat, circular HDC Health walk along bridleways, country lanes and Downs Link. Meet 11am in the Country Park car park (off Cripplegate Lane), Southwater. Can be muddy. 1¼ hours. Dogs on a lead. Parking charge £1.50 for 3 hours. Jill 07780 701184.GIGSMADONNA NIGHT: £7-£10, 7pm Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton (01273) 687171. Celebrating the Queen of Pop’s 60th birthday.REWIND: Railway Inn, Billingshurst, 9pm.STAGEBACK TO THE 80S: £14-£16, 7pm (2pm/6pm Aug 18) Chequer Mead, East Grinstead (01342) 302000. Youth Production by Bullfrog Summer School.BOVINE CEMETERY: £7, 8pm … [Read more...] about ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, August 17-23
Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex FRIDAY, JUNE 22COMEDYKRATER COMEDY CLUB: Until June 24, 7pm/8pm/10.30pm, £5-£36.50 Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480.COMMUNITYLEWES RIVERSIDE CLUB: Pestalozzi International Trust by Jenny Prise, 2pm St Thomas’ Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes.SEAFORD COMMUNITY CINEMA: Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane, 7.30pm, Darkest Hour, cert PG. Tickets £6/£5/£3.50. Available from Seaford Tourist Information Centre, 37 Church Street, 01323 897426.TALK: A Turbulent History of Pub Life in Lewes by Matthew Homewood, 7.30pm Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street, Lewes. [email protected] DANCE: Southwater Leisure Centre, Pevensey Road, Southwater (off Cedar Drive), 1.30pm to 3.45pm, £4.85 per person including tea and coffee. For more details call Southwater Leisure Centre on 01403 733208 or Colin and Margaret on 01403 734409.WALK: 2½ mile flat circular HDC Health walk … [Read more...] about ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, June 22-28
It was never particularly complicated. All Mohammad El Hindawi wanted for his family was a reprieve from the bedbugs afflicting his children. In the summer of 2015, while dealing with the vermin in their new home of Edmonton, he’d learned through a social worker that Canadians apparently loved camping, and so, as a new Canadian, he thought that perhaps this was something he should try. Camping was a new concept to this refugee born and raised in Hama, Syria, site of the Hama massacre of 1982, when the military rounded up 10,000 or 20,000 or 40,000 people for execution (nobody really knows). His father and uncles were spared, but El Hindawi, who was six then, never shed the trauma and bitterness. His whole life has been a struggle, from his early 20s when he lost his firstborn son to measles, right up until 13 November 2014, the day he boarded a plane and flew to Canada – a country he’d never learned about in public school. His life remained a struggle, because he had … [Read more...] about What is Canada like for a refugee?