What's on in Sussex.


What's on in Sussex?

The links below offer a wide range of venues and events. Please use them to find what's on near you. Specific events will be added as and when we have information about them.

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If you're taking your children out during the school holidays or at weekends, check out our pages about:


Christmas holidays in Sussex

What's on for families in Sussex




Other events and activities in Sussex



Cinemas in Sussex
Contact details and links to cinemas in Sussex; this section also includes links to town and village Film Societies, including the

Ditchling Film Society Meets the first Thursday of the month at 7.30 for a film at 8pm in Ditchling Village Hall. Check the link above for further details about the next film.

Theatres in Sussex
Check here first - for the large, commercial theatres in Brighton and the other seaside towns, through to the local Amateur Dramatics Groups who produce quality plays and shows in their village halls.

Concerts and music in Sussex
Check out our Sussex Concerts page for classical and modern music events.

Sussex museums
From small village museums, such as Ditchling Museum to the larger town and city museums, there's something for every age group and interest in these Sussex museums.



Ropetackle Centre, Shoreham
Beautiful Arts Centre where our favourite guitarist, Shoreham-based Richard Durrant (who composed and played the music for the Luke Holland's five-part BBC documentary series set in and around the Sussex village of Ditchling), plays regularly! It's a great venue offering a wide range of events and activities, from dancing to concerts. exhibitions and plays.

Charleston Farmhouse
Stunning house and gardens created by Vanessa Bell and other members of the Bloomsbury Group. A fascinating and beautiful place to visit, set in the heart of the Sussex South Downs, just off the A27, East of Brighton. Precise directions are provided on their website.

Middle Farm
Very close to Charleston Farmhouse, above, this brilliant farm on the A27 near Firle, is a great place to take the family - young and old alike will enjoy the animals, the fresh farm shop produce and the restaurant. Middle Farm also holds regular Farmers' Markets on Sundays, courses in keeping hens and other activities such as an annual Apple Festival. You can also organise your child's Birthday Party at there or simply take your kids to see the cows being milked! Precise directions are provided on their website.

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Other events and activities

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St Catherine's Hospice- Midnight Walk 
Midnight Walk - 28th of June 2014 You are invited to the seventh annual St Catherine's Hospice Midnight Walk, Horsham Park on Saturday 28 June 2014 …

Uckfield Art Trail Exhibition; Friday and Saturday July 18 and 19 
Uckfield Art Trail Exhibition 9th annual weekend-long exhibition in the Uckfield Civic Centre, showing the work of local artists, photographers, makers …

Thursday 31 July - 10:30 – 15:00 Seven Sisters Summer Holiday Club – Wild Woodies : Wild Things - Sussex Wildlife Trust 
Join us at our fire site in the woods and go on a Friston Forest safari to find out what you are sharing the woods with. Look for badger setts, unearth …

Wednesday 30 July - 10:30 – 15:00 Stanmer Park Summer Holiday Club – Wild Woodies: It’s a Bugs Life! - Sussex Wildlife Trust 
The summer has arrived! Come and explore the exciting world of minibeasts. Use a net to dive into the watery depths of the pond in search of water boatmen …

Wednesday 30 July 2014 - 10:30 – 15:00 Celebrating Summer - Sussex Wildlife Trust 
School is out; the summer holidays have just begun so why not join us here at the Seven Sisters Country Park to celebrate summer. Bring the children down …

Tuesday 29 July 2014 - 10:30 – 15:00 Seven Sisters Summer Holiday Club – Wild Woodies : Into the Woods - Sussex Wildlife Trust 
It’s summer so forget school, close down the computer, switch off the PlayStation, forget the television and join us for a real adventure in Friston Forest. …

Tuesday 29 July - 09:00 – 16:00 at Woods Mill Summer Holiday Club – Wild Woodies: It’s a Bugs Life! - Sussex Wildlife Trust 
The summer has arrived! Come and explore the exciting world of minibeasts. Use a net to dive into the watery depths of the pond in search of water boatmen …

Saturday 26 July 2014 - 10:00 – 13:00 - Wild Woodland Weekend Club - Sussex Wildlife Trust 
Forest School activities for children aged 6 -11, held in a private woodland in Beckley, just outside of Rye. The Wild Things get together on the last …

Saturday 12 July 2014 - 09:45 A Walk along the River Adur – Everybody Welcome - Sussex Wildlife Trust 
Meet in good time for a 09:45 departure in the car park (Explorer Map 122: TQ 191192) RH13 8JY in Village Hall Lane just off the High Street in Partridge …

The Big Road Ride for St Catherine's Hospice 
Big Road Ride - 13th of July 2014 St Catherine's Hospice Big Road Ride tests your limits, gives a great sense of achievement and is good fun. The …

Holiday Cooking Club for Kids 
Little Fishies Holiday Club Thursday 29th May (half term) 10-3pm Suitable for ages 5-10 This half-tem Cookery Doodle Doo are baking the seaside with …

Rusper Sussex Car Boot Sale - Sunday afternoons 
Our famously friendly and fun Sunday afternoon sussex-surrey border car boot sale has become the top destination for 1st time sellers and over 2000 afternoon …

Antiques and Collectors Fair 
We are holding three Antiques and Collectors Fairs over the coming months and would like to take advantage of your free listings. Your FREE Listing button …

Friday 25 July -2014 - 10:00 – 15:00 - Wild Woodland Holiday Club - Sussex Wildlife Trust Not rated yet
A whole day of holiday fun at Swallowtail Hill, when we will have a campfire, play games and try our hands at some woodland crafts. Bring a packed lunch. …

Future Dreaming 31st May - 8th June Not rated yet
Artists Guyan Porter, Mark C. Hewitt, Hollington and Kyprianou, Xelís de Toro, Alinah Azadeh explore the future in s multi-media exhibition inspired by …

Firle Vintage Summer Fair Not rated yet
The Firle Vintage summer fair is back, on the 9th & 10th of August 2014. A perfect day out in the beautiful Sussex countryside. Antique & vintage stalls, …

Lewes Concert Orchestra Spring Concert Not rated yet
The Lewes Concert Orchestra give their Spring Concert on Friday May 23rd, in Lewes Town Hall, at 7.30 pm. (Fisher Street entrance) The orchestra will …

Saffron Gallery Spring Exhibition Not rated yet
Now on and running until June 20th, Saffron's Spring exhibition includes new work by Frances Bloomfield, Eve Shepherd, Libbi Gooch, Dion Salvador Lloyd, …

The Floral Fringe fair at Knepp Castle, nr Horsham, W Sx Not rated yet
A quirky, foodie, arty, plantaholic wildlife event with a vintage twist! Taking place over the weekend of May 31st/June 1st at Knepp Castle, West Grinstead, …

Imogen Cooper Not rated yet
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill Saturday 25 May 2014 at 8pm Tickets £14 - £24 Box office 01424229111 www.dlwp.com Recognized worldwide as a pianist …

The Novium Not rated yet
Set in the heart of Chichester and built on top of the city's ancient Roman bathhouse, The Novium offers exciting exhibitions, dynamic events and interactive …

Danny's Comedy Club Not rated yet
The South's newest and exciting comedy venue! Every show boasts no less than SEVEN comedy acts, plus a singer and all for just £5.00! Located in the comfortable …

Horsham Music Circle- 72nd Season Not rated yet
A line-up of fabulous artists will appear in Horsham for the 72nd Season of Music Circle concerts starting in September. The series includes much loved …

Take on the challenge of the 100k walk from London to Brighton. NEW RELAY OPTION! Not rated yet
21/22 June 2014 Take on the challenge of a lifetime to walk the 100k between London and Brighton. Tackle the full distance alongside friends, family or …

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Foredown Tower Camera Obscura Not rated yet
Set upon the edge of the Southdowns National Park in Portslade, this amazing optical device gives fantastic views across the downs, the coast and Brighton …

Kids Outdoors Activities in Mid Sussex Not rated yet
It's Great Outdooors! takes small groups out into a woodland setting to teach Bushcraft skills such as firelighting, shelter building, wild camping, navigation, …

Body Control Pilates Classes in Sussex  Not rated yet
I offer 1:1 or 1:2 Body Control Pilates sessions in your own home or in my Hove studio. Also, small group classes for all levels and ages across East & …

Qigong and Tai Chi (Tai Ji) exercises for health and wellbeing in Worthing Not rated yet
The class is a mixture of exercises from Qigong and Taiji traditions incorporating standing and sitting exercises to awaken, revitalize and restore our …

Shipley Short Mat Bowls Not rated yet
Shipley Short Mat Bowls club meeets every Tuesday evening 7pm to 9pm in the Andrew Hall. Small friendly teams. Please call 01403 741467 or turn up if you …

ARTS COURSES AT LILAC STUDIO IN FOREST ROW Not rated yet
SELF DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ARTISTIC CREATIVITY. Discover laws, moods and rhythms of the nature. Practice observation, work with forms and colours. …

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Visit the Sussex Past site for additional events
The Sussex Archaeological Society has been in existence since 1846 and, as a registered charity, it exists to promote sites of archaeological and/or historical interest in Sussex. Numerous activities and events are held at these sites which will appeal to families and visitors of all ages. Now widely known in its abbreviated form as Sussex Past, the Society maintains and opens six historic sites of interest to the public.
In East Sussex:

The Long Man of Wilmington
Michelham Priory
The Priest's House in Alfriston
Lewes Castle
Bull House, Lewes

and in West Sussex:

Marlipins Museum, Shoreham-by-Sea
Fishbourne Royal Palace, near Chichester


Enjoy sports and games? Check out the Sussex County Sports site.
Look here for information about all kinds of sporting activities in Sussex, including lessons in your local area in a wide range of games - badminton, tennis, table tennis etc.

Local clubs and classes



What's on for families in Sussex?
Ideas and an increasing number of links to places and events of interest to families.

Fantastic outdoor activities on and around the Sussex South Downs Great range of activities on and around the Sussex South Downs - whether you're visiting for a fun day out or spending time here on holiday, check out these suggestions and links to other helpful sites.

What's on at Clair Hall, Haywards Heath?
Clair Hall in Haywards Heath regularly has films, shows and concerts.


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