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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.

Staying overnight?

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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  1. Forest School with Nature Nurture Sussex

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    Childrens Events

    Haywards Heath

    During the 1½ hour pre-bookable sessions children will be encouraged to learn about plants and wildlife, whilst being free to explore and use their imaginations. Activities include using natural materials to make bug hotels, and Hapa Zome, the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 15:30
  2. The Amazing Adventures of Little Red

    The Amazing Adventures of Little Red

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    Type:

    Theatre

    Brighton

    Follow Little Red as she takes on a Wolf, an Evil Fairy Queen and discovers her own destiny. Featuring a Sheep who won't follow the Flock, a warrior Grandma trying to take stock and songs that will make you rock! From the award winning team of…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2019to4 Aug 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
  3. 8 Hotels

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    Type:

    Theatre

    Chichester

    A gripping new play by Nicholas Wright based on true events involving Paul Robeson, Uta Hagen and José Ferrer as they toured America in Othello in 1944.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2019to24 Aug 2019
  4. Open-air Service at St Roche Hill

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Chichester

    This year's open-air ecumenical service takes place on St Roche's Hill, better known as the Trundle, on St Roche's Day being the 16th August.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2019to16 Aug 2019
  5. Freedom Fridays at Bignor Roman Villa

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Pulborough

    Summer holiday family activities at Bignor Roman Villa, one of the most impressive rural residences in Roman Britain set in an unspoilt corner of the South Downs National Park.
    Experience a day in the life of a Roman slave: complete the challenges…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019to30 Aug 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
  6. Kids Pride Silent Disco

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    Type:

    Festival

    Brighton

    Looking to celebrate Pride as a family? Get down with the kids at this family-friendly Kids Silent Disco at BA i360!

    Celebrate the start of 2019 Brighton Pride with your children on the British Airways i360 boarding deck!
    Bring your tiny dancers…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019Open 17:00 - 19:00
  7. Pride Silent Disco

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    Type:

    Special Events

    Brighton

    Kick off 2019 Brighton Pride in style with our open-air Kylie-themed silent disco on Friday, 2nd August. Two DJs will be going head to head on the British Airways i360 boarding deck. Grab your headsets, choose between two channels – Kylie classics…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019Open 19:30 - 23:00
  8. Live Jazz Singer

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    Music

    Foxhole Lane, Haywards Heath

    Summer is officially here! Come to our wine bar and enjoy a glass of Bolney wine on our balcony, overlooking the vineyard, whilst enjoying the sweet sound of Josephine Warren singing as part of a jazz trio.

    Our kitchen will be offering a range of…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019Open 18:30 - 22:30
  9. Children's Outdoor Theatre: Gangsta Granny

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Haywards Heath

    David Walliams' most popular book, Gangsta Granny, is coming to Borde Hill Garden with an open air theatre production adapted by David Kerby-Kendall and staged by Heartbreak Productions.

    Description: It's Friday night and Ben knows that means only…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019Open 17:00 - 19:30
  10. Dip

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    Theatre

    Worthing

    Trampolinist extraordinaire Max Calaf is joined by his musical, acrobatic friends for this light-hearted, breath-taking performance in a show that celebrates how humans find and connect with each other. This is a free event as part of Worthing…

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019Open 11:00 - 11:30
    From:
    3 Aug 2019Open 14:00 - 14:00
  11. Hastings Old Town Carnival Week 2019

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    Carnival

    Hastings

    Hastings Old Town Carnival Week 2016

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019to11 Aug 2019
  12. Camber comic con

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    Special Events

    Camber sands

    Cambers First ever Comic Con . In aid of the uksepsis trust.

    Meet and greet guests from tv / film .
    Costume group vaders raiders
    Toy fair
    Trade stalls and so much more

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  13. The Loxwood Joust

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Billingshurst

    The Loxwood Joust heralds a family day out like no other, with mediaeval revelry, mayhem and action packed battles taking place on the 3rd, 4th,10th and 11th August.

    Booming cannon fire joins the clash of steel on steel as mighty knights' fight…

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019to4 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 18:00
    From:
    10 Aug 2019to11 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 06:00
  14. Brighton Pride 2019

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    Festival

    Brighton

    A dazzling display of inclusivity, and just about as much fun as you can have with your clothes on, the Brighton & Hove Pride Festival in Preston Park is the beating heart of every year’s event.

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019
  15. Glen Miller Orchestra

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    Type:

    Music

    Worthing

    The ever-popular Glenn Miller Orchestra return with some great tunes to get you In The Mood. The world's GREATEST Big Band transports you back to the heady days and music of the 1940s – with the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders and the…

    Dates

    From:
    4 Aug 2019Open 15:00 - 17:00
  16. Never Alone, Brighton

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    Type:

    Community

    Brighton

    In partnership with The Bevy, Never Alone is an opportunity to relax with a warm drink and a slice of cake, and to meet some new friends.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Aug 2019Open 09:00 - 13:00
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    3 Sept 2019Open 09:00 - 13:00
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    1 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 13:00
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    6 Nov 2019Open 09:00 - 13:00
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    3 Dec 2019Open 09:00 - 13:00
  17. Steam through the Ages

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    Type:

    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield

    Bluebell Railway's Steam Through the Ages event will bring different eras from history to life with a different decade recreated at our stations.

    Dance to the music of time gone by, witness the arrival of Queen Victoria and her Royal Guard, be…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2019to11 Aug 2019Open 09:30 - 17:30
  18. Open Air Cinema

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    Type:

    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Lowfield Heath Road, Charlwood

    Buy tickets to Open Air Cinema in Surrey this August for local Air Ambulance!

    Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex is proud to be hosting an Open Air Cinema, in association with Gatwick Airport, where they will screen the 1.21 gigawatt blockbuster,…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2019Open 17:00 - 23:00
  19. Sunset Wildlife Cruise

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    Brighton

    Join the Brighton Dolphin Project on our sunset wildlife cruise to learn about and hopefully see some of our amazing marine wildlife here in Brighton. Whilst dolphin sightings this close to shore are rare, you will learn all about our Sussex…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2019Open 20:00 - 21:00
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    17 Aug 2019Open 19:40 - 20:40
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    14 Sept 2019Open 18:40 - 19:40
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    21 Sept 2019Open 18:40 - 19:40
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    21 Sept 2019Open 18:30 - 19:30
  20. Sunset Wildlife Cruise

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Brighton Marina, Brighton

    Join the Brighton Dolphin Project on our sunset wildlife cruise to learn about and hopefully see some of our amazing marine wildlife here in Brighton.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2019Open 20:00 - 21:00
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    17 Aug 2019Open 19:45 - 20:45
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    14 Sept 2019Open 18:45 - 19:45
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    21 Sept 2019Open 18:30 - 19:30

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