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Cabaret Tickets Sales Dates Announced!

This year’s annual Christmas Cabaret is on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th of December…

Tickets are £20 and will go on sale at 7am on Wednesday 14th November for  CDS Members, and then on Monday 19th to the public at large…

Be quick the event is always popular and sells out quickly!

You can book online or for public sales you can also  visit Marcus Grimes

The theme this year is based around the classic Top of the Pops performances of the early 70’s. Expect some upbeat numbers to fill the dancefloor, and maybe a few ballads to ease off the gas.

Will your favourite Glam Rock,  Crooners or Teen Idol be represented?

This year’s menu is

  • Chicken Chasseur with Herby Rice and Green Salad
  • Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce
  • Cheese and Biscuits

The Veggie option is Mushroom Stroganoff with everything else the same as above!

So boogie with the best as Cabaret 2018 goes back to the Top The Pops!

Book now for Letters & Poems from the Front

Cuckfield Remembers…
But has not yet booked for
Letters & Poems from the Front


We have had very few bookings so far for the CDS “Cuckfield Remembers” multi-media event Letters & Poems from the Front scheduled for November 1st and 3rd.

This Cuckfield Remembers event is in danger of being cancelled if sales do not pick up by Monday 29th.

This is particularly sad as due to illness we had to cancel and then refund the many more bookings we had for our Plays Double Bill of The Browning Version and Dirty Business. New production dates in 2019 for that show will be announced as soon as we finalise next year’s schedule!

In the meantime why not see Letters & Poems from the Front next month!

Click here to book now!

How do we top this?

A personal message to CDS members from our President about the third outing of Bridge to Farce last week:

If you were not at the performance(s) at The Capitol Theatre , Horsham (the full three act play) on 24/25 August, you missed a great event.

When I re-formed the Cuckfield Dramatic Society in 1994 – I hope that you have read the story on our website – I hoped and expected a “normal” amateur dramatic society. My ambitions were for a great camaraderie, mainly successful productions (with perhaps one or two failures !), and a good reputation in the community.

Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined such a professional performance at a professional theatre in a play written for us by two of our talented members Richard Willis and Paul Ruse.

Next year we are about to celebrate our quarter of a century and my greatest satisfaction has been to watch the members, some of whom joined us with little or no experience of any aspect of amateur dramatics (together with more experienced newcomers) and many of the relative beginners have improved beyond all recognition. We now have “stars” in every department !

Nowadays we are also asked to perform our plays in other venues, including for charity events.

Our enthusiastic members have extended our repertoire such as the Christmas Cabaret and the February Frolics with wonderfully themed decorations in the Queen’s Hall also including delicious food for our appreciative audiences.

BUT – there is always a But – how do we top all of this ? We have reached the stars – are the planets too far for our 25th Anniversary?

Here’s to the future of CDS!

Joan Collins
President