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Events suitable for the whole family are never hard to come by in Sussex thanks to a range of tourist hot-spots including a national park, two cities and selection of seaside resorts. We've got hundreds of exciting events taking place all year round for residents and day-trippers to enjoy. 

What's on in Sussex this weekend?

To find out what's on in Sussex today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for the many free events taking place while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

Exciting entertainment takes place all year round with an enviable supply of themed festivals. There's no shortage of food and drink festivals and the local produce is amongst the best in the UK with seafood from Hastings and ideal conditions for vineyards giving a unique flavour to any event.

May is festivals month in Brighton with arts, music and diverse culture celebrated in party style, but there's always something going on making it a popular destination for a day trip from London. Brighton is also renowned for a thriving comedy scene.

The culture and heritage of 1066 Country, walking and other outdoor events of the South Downs National Park along with family-friendly towns of Eastbourne, Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor mean you're never far from an event guaranteed to give you a warm welcome.

If you're looking for what's on when it's raining, the coastal geography of Sussex means you can switch the beach for a trip to a local castle, all of which have a calendar of seasonal events to entertain children and adults.

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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Sussex, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Sussex events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Sussex. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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Number of results: 52

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  1. Leonardslee Illuminated

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas

    Lower Beeding, Horsham

    Experience the gardens as never before, awash with light, sound, colour and festive cheer on a crisp Winter's evening.

    Enjoy the spectacular Christmas illuminations and trail through the beautiful woods and lakes at Leonardslee Gardens. The event…

    Dates

    From:
    12 Dec 2019to22 Dec 2019Open 16:00 - 21:00
  2. Winter Wonderland

    Type

    Type:

    Other

    Hammerpond Road, Mannings Heath,, West Sessex

    Winter Wonderland:

    Discover The Magic Of Winter Wonderland!
    Escape to an enchanted world hidden in the South Downs of West Sussex at our annual Winter Wonderland event.

    Explore The Magic And Wonder Of Mannings Heath As We Start Our Christmas…

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2019Open 17:00 - 21:00
  3. Bolney Wine Estate Festive Wine Bars

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas

    Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney

    Get into the festive spirit with live music every Friday night this December. Escape the crowds and enjoy food and drink in a relaxed setting with friends and family.

    Entertainment

    Bolney Voices on 6th December
    Tobias Ratcliffe (Singer) on 13th…

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2019Open 18:00 - 22:30
    From:
    20 Dec 2019Open 18:00 - 22:30
    From:
    27 Dec 2019Open 18:00 - 22:30
  4. The Lost Toys' Big Christmas Adventure!

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Hastings

    Lost toys Tinsel the doll, Captain Courage and Moti the EmotiBot fall out of Father Christmas's sleigh on their journey from his North Pole factory.

    Will they reach their children in time before they wake on Christmas morning, or will a naughty…

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2019to29 Dec 2019
  5. Shoreham Postcard and Collectibles Fair

    Type

    Type:

    Antiques

    Shoreham by Sea

    Postcard, ephemera, cigarette cards and film collectibles.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 15:30
  6. Immersive Rhythm Drum Day

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Lewes

    DRUM SAT 14 DEC Each rhythm has a simple base that ANYONE can play On-top we'll layer drum patterns to create great music INCLUSIVE OF ALL LEVELS DRUMS PROVIDED♥ VENUE: 15min walk from Lewes Station TRAIN London to Lewes 1hr CAR London to…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019Open 11:30 - 17:00
  7. Brighton's Christmas Artisan Makers & Street Food Market

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas

    Brighton

    Paper Daisy Events are taking over the Brighthelm Centre & Gardens, both inside & out, which enables them to bring to you the largest Christmas Craft & Street Food Market in Brighton. Inside will be packed with up to 40 local artists & makers…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. Shared Party Nights

    Type

    Type:

    Other

    Hammerpond Road, Mannings Heath,, West Sessex

    Book Your Shared Party Night Now
    Enjoy a festive celebration at Mannings Heath, when you book your shared party night.

    What's Included On Shared Party Nights?
    Delicious locally-sourced, 3-course meal with a bottle of our famous Benguela Cove wine…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
    From:
    19 Dec 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
  9. The Wizard of Oz

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Chichester

    Don your ruby slippers and follow Chichester Festival Youth Theatre along the yellow brick road in this faithful adaptation of the wonderful classic adventure for all the family.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019to29 Dec 2019Open 19:00 - 16:00
  10. A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH JOE STILGOE

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Hastings

    Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition presents

    A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH JOE STILGOE

    Sunday 15 December 3pm
    www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-christmas-celebration-with-joe-stilgoe-tickets-77470244587

    Raising vital funds for our…

    Dates

    From:
    15 Dec 2019Open 15:00 - 17:30
  11. Festive Thursday Dinner at Bolney Wine Estate

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas

    Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney

    Come and celebrate with us this festive season at our Eighteen Acre Restaurant. Open Thursday evenings in December from 6pm – 10.30pm.

    2 courses £22 per person
    3 courses £25 per person

    Booking required - to book, email us at…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Dec 2019Open 18:00 - 22:30
    From:
    19 Dec 2019
  12. Richard Durrant Candlelit Christmas Concerts, Matinee & Evening Shows

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Wilmington

    Christmas Songs & Wintry Folk, Traditional Carols & Solo Guitar Music…
    The true meaning of Midwinter? … If you don't fancy yet another panto. and are actively trying to avoid the more saccharine, tinselly aspects of the Christmas season then Richard…

    Dates

    From:
    21 Dec 2019Open 14:30 - 16:30
    From:
    21 Dec 2019Open 19:30 - 21:30
  13. New Year's Eve Party

    Type

    Type:

    Other

    Hammerpond Road, Mannings Heath,, West Sessex

    This New Year's Eve, dance, laugh and just have a good time with your friends and family at Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate!

    Book Your Table At Our New Year's Eve Party Now
    Enjoy an evening of amazing food, great company, live music and welcome…

    Dates

    From:
    31 Dec 2019to1 Jan 2020Open 17:00 - 01:00
  14. Moscow City Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

    Type

    Type:

    Dance / Dancing

    Oaklands Park, Chichester

    Moscow City Ballet return to Chichester with their stunning production of The Sleeping Beauty: an unmissable climax to the festive season, presented in classic Russian style with full orchestra.

    The enchanting and romantic story of Princess Aurora,…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2020to5 Jan 2020
  15. Dress Up Your Dog Day

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    The True CRIME Museum, Palace Avenue Arcade, White Rock, Hastings

    1 human FREE per hound!
    Fancy dress competition 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes
    Photo opportunities

    Dates

    From:
    12 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00
  16. Six

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Oaklands Park, Chichester

    Divorced. Beheaded. Live! Nominated for five Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss's sell-out international smash hit Six is a phenomenon.

    From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Jan 2020to19 Jan 2020
  17. Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest

    Type

    Type:

    Comedy

    Ronco Sant'Agata 15, Crawley

    Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the heels of his 17/18 Touring hit, Spoiler Alert!

    A TV household name, in the past year Ed has appeared on Live At The Apollo (Host, BBC), Mock The Week (BBC), The…

    Dates

    From:
    17 Jan 2020Open 20:00 - 22:30
  18. Vintage Fair

    Type

    Type:

    Markets

    Rake Village Hall, Brewells Lane, Rake, Liss

    Vintage Fair at Rake Village Hall, just behind the flying Bull Pub on the old A3, Refreshments are available and parking is free. £1 entry children free

    Dates

    From:
    19 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    22 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    19 Apr 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    11 Oct 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    15 Nov 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Oaklands Park, Chichester

    In 1910, the unknown Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel set sail for New York as part of Fred Karno's famous music hall troupe, sharing a cabin and then spending two years touring North America together. Stan returned home to find success with Oliver…

    Dates

    From:
    21 Jan 2020to25 Jan 2020
  20. My Cousin Rachel

    My Cousin Rachel

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Oaklands Park, Chichester

    Murderess, seducer, thief, enchantress - or merely a woman intent on survival? Alluring, exotic and unconventional, Countess Rachel Sangalletti travels from Florence to the Ashley Estate in Cornwall, home of her recently deceased husband. Her…

    Dates

    From:
    28 Jan 2020to1 Feb 2020

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