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DiaryDates Saturday 22 July – Monday 31 August

Kids Summer Fun and Musical Sundays in August

Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP Alice in Wonderland Trail, outdoor games, activities on selected days. Musical Sundays in August featuring a different act each week. Adults £8.20, Concessions £7.80, Child £5.50. Family tickets: 2 Adults + 2 Children £23.00, 2 Adults + 3 Children £26.50. Contact: Andrew Loin 01444 450326 Saturday 29 July – Sunday 06 August, 10:00-17:30 (Closes 15:00 6.8.17)

Adventurers Art Club 64th Summer Exhibition

King Edward Hall, Lindfield RH16 2HH With 50 exhibitors of original art to enjoy or buy. Entry £1. 01444 461037 Monday 31 July – Saturday 05 August, 10:00-16:00


The Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN17 1ZZ Performances:- Saturday 5th August at 2pm & 6pm. One week of the holidays that you will never forget with Bullfrog Productions! £160 fully inclusive for one week. Contact: Jill McGrogan 01342 322411 Monday 31 July – Saturday 12 August, 10:00-17:00

Les Miserables

The Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN17 1ZZ Performances:- Friday 11th at 7pm and Saturday 12th at 2pm and 7pm. Come and ‘dream the dream’ and spend 2 weeks as part of the cast of Les Miserables with Bullfrog Productions! £275 fully inclusive for two weeks. Contact: Jill McGrogan 01342 322411 From Tuesday 01 August and then every day, 09:40 and every 30 mins till 19:10

Breeze up to Devil’s Dyke on the 77 Bus Outside Brighton Railway Station (Bus Stop E) Take the double-deck 77 bus for breathtaking views and enjoy walks and refreshments at Devil’s Dyke. £4.50 return, up to 2 kids per adult go free. 2-for-1 with your rail ticket. breezebuses 01273 292480 Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

‘Gages’ Home Delivery Service – Forest Row Parish Council Delivered to the Forest Row and Ashurst Wood Area This service allows residents that are unable to visit us for lunch to have a

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home-cooked meal delivered. Soup £2, Main Meal £4.50, Dessert £2. The cost to deliver a meal is 50p per day. Contact: Sara Smart

Tuesday 01, 08, 15, 22 & 29 August, 10:3013:00

IT Drop-in Sessions

Morley’s Bistro, 42 High Street, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9RG Computer or gadget problems? Why not come to one of our informal ‘drop-in’ sessions being held at Morley’s Bistro. £5 for one 15 minute session. The IT Girl Ltd, Emma 07938 838861 Tuesday 01 August, 20:00-22:00

Lindfield & District Folk Dance Club

Ashenground Community Centre, Vale Road, Haywards Heath RH16 4JR Folk dancing for fun, no partner needed. £2 including tea/coffee and biscuit at half time. First evening free. Contact: Mike 01444 482741 Tuesday 01 August, 20:00

The Group for Unattached Men & Women

A pub in Lewes Unattached? Aged 50+? The Group might be exactly right for you. We meet in Lewes on the first Tuesday evening of every month. 400 members in Sussex, and on that evening there will be at least 30 of them there. The Group is not a dating agency, but it is an opportunity to meet other single men and women. We also meet in Burgess Hill, Horsham and Brighton. Walks, dining, golf, theatre, holidays etc. Take a look at the website, then give us a call. Wednesday 02 August, 14:15

Hurstpierpoint WI Meeting

The Girl Guide Headquarters, Trinity Road Car Park, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9UY Garden Party and Silent Auction. Visitors welcome £3. Wednesday 02 August, 13:30 for 14:0016:15

Burgess Hill Flower Club 65 Year Celebration

Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill RH15 8EU Come and enjoy afternoon tea, a slice of celebration cake and a glass of bubbly. A chance to meet our members and to celebrate our achievement. £7 for this Anniversary event. Your next visit will be free if you bring a current copy of Sussex Living Magazine. Contact: Audrey Todd 01444 235823 Wednesday 02 August, 19:00-23:00

Cuban Wednesdays

Hop Yard Brewing Co, The Yard, Lewes Road, Forest Row RH18 5AA Every Wednesday night. Bachata and Cuban Salsa classes with all the atmosphere. Open dance floor afterwards. Contact:

Thursday 03, 10, 17, 24 & 31 August, 20:00

Greyhound - Open Mic Night

Saturday 05 & Sunday 06 August, 10:3018:00

Castle Canines

Greyhound Inn, Keymer Road, Hassocks BN6 8QT Every Thursday! Whatever your talent, come and show it off or just watch others. Pop in for a fun night out - entrance free! thegreyhoundinnkeymer@yahoo.

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG Enjoy a weekend dedicated to our canine friends with informative displays, entertainment and a fun dog show. Event is included in the price of admission tickets. Contact: 01732 865224

Friday 04, 11, 18 & 25 August, 18:30-21:30

Saturday 05 August, 11:00

Station Road, Forest Row RH18 5DW Happy Hour every Friday, with beer from £2.50. Contact: 01342 822856 www.

Outside The Post Office, Barcombe Cross High Street BN8 5DH A walk across fields and along quiet country lanes, following the river Ouse to Barcombe Mills visiting the ‘three villages of Barcombe’. 1 refreshment stop. 5.3mi/8.5km leisurely TQ 421 158. Contact: Pam B 01444 248717

Forest Row Village Club - Happy Hour

Friday 04, 11, 18 & 25 August, 19:00-20:00

Aikido (Self Defence)

K2 Leisure Centre, Combat Room, Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley RH11 9BG Adults only Self Defense classes based on Yoshinkan Akido. Warm and friendly Club, suitable for all genders who would look to protect themselves against aggressors of all sizes. First lesson free, £37.50 monthly. Contact: George 07882 186130 or Stan 07581 511801 CrawleyAkidoClub Friday 04, 11, 18 & 25 August, 19:30-22:00

Mid Sussex Amateur Radio Society

Cyprus Hall, Millfield Suite, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill RH15 8DX This month we have the following:‘On Air Night’, Radio Night, Radio Night and Table Top Sale, Talk: By the RNLI (Penny). Contact: Stella Rogers 07803 086838 Saturday 05 August, 10:00-15:00

Forest Row Village Market

Community Centre Car Park or Forresters Green, Hartfield Road, Forest Row RH18 5DZ Fine Foods and Crafts Market, with a social atmosphere including activities and demonstrations. Contact: Sue Young, DMA (Market Manager) 01342 822661 sue.young@forestrow. http/ Saturday 05 & Sunday 06 & Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 August, 10:00-18:00

The Loxwood Joust

Loxwood Meadow, Loxwood RH14 OAL A Festival of Mediaeval Mayhem – Full Contact Jousting, Thunderous Battles with Fully Armoured Knights, Children’s Kingdom, Mediaeval Executioner, The Witches, The Mediaeval Baebes, and much, much more. Ample free parking. Tickets: Advance £12 Adult, £6 Child. Available at info@ 07866 468632

Mid Sussex Ramblers – The Three Villages of Barcombe

Sunday 06 August, 11:00-17:00

Cuckfield Royal Observer Corps Cold War Nuclear Bunker Open Day Newbury Lane, Cuckfield The underground bunker built in 1961 and in use until 1991 has been restored. Free entry, but donations appreciated. No need to book but more information from cuckfieldnuclearbunker 01273 973220 07970 832667 Sunday 06 August, 12:00-20:00

Sunday Bake Off

The Fox Eating & Drinking House, Highbrook Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead RH19 4PJP One on one battle between ‘The Chefs’, Who wins? You decide! First Sunday of every month. Contact: 01342 810644 Sunday 06 August, 13:00-17:00

East Court Live!

East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead RH19 3LT InChoir, Joanne Larcombe, The Radiators, Duck Soup with David Hay – An afternoon of music on the terraces at East Court. There will be a paid bar and refreshments, but you are welcome to bring a picnic. Indoors if wet, but space restrictions will apply. Sunday 06 August, 14:00-17:00

Open Garden for St Peter & St James Hospice

Newtimber Place, Newtimber BN6 9BU Wander through gardens and woods bursting with bulbs and wildflowers at this beautiful moated house. Say hello to the ducks, chicken and fish as you admire herbaceous borders, manicured lawns, and an abundance of water plants. £3 entry. Children must be supervised at all times. Sunday 06 August, 14:00-17:00


Windmill Open Afternoon

Oldland Mill, Oldlands Lane, Keymer, Hassocks BN6 8ND Come and see inside the oldest working windmill in Sussex. Refreshments, memorabilia and our own flour will be on sale. Entry is by Voluntary Donation of £3 per person or £5 per family. For more info: Prof. F J Maillardet 01273 842342 Sunday 06 August, 13:00-17:00

A Feldenkrais One to One Taster Experience & an ‘Awareness Through Movement’ Lesson

£15 (Concessions £13, Under 16s £11). Contact: 01403 750220 www.

Friday 11 – Sunday 13 August

West Dean Garden’s Chilli Fiesta

West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Chichester PO18 ORX Enjoy live Latin music, cookery demos, hidden cinema and more at the UK’s largest chilli festival with family-friendly camping on-site. From £14.40 Adults, from £2 Children. Contact: 01273 811301

Ditchling Village Hall, Ditchling BN6 8TT Lessons involve exploring habits and patterns of movement (in sitting or lying) in order to find greater ease and comfort. Feldenkrais International Training Centre 01273 844140

Friday 11 – Sunday 13 August

Monday 07, 14 & 21 August, 08:00-17:00

Open Air Cinema - The Lost Boys

General Antiques & Collectables Auction

Gorringes, 15 North Street, Lewes, East Sussex NB7 2PE Gorringes hold a weekly Monday sale. This is a well-established auction holding between 600 and 800 lots of antique and other furniture, ceramics, jewellery, pictures, silver and collectables. 01273 472503 Monday 07 August – Sunday 13 August

Take The Tour At The No.1 Retirement Development in Haywards Heath

Fleur-de-Lis Haywards Heath, Bolnore Road, Haywards Heath RH16 4BA Renaissance Retirement’s superior development on Bolnore Road will be open all week for tours – Please call 01444 455699 to book a tour, or just drop in! Wednesday 09 August, 11:00-15:00

MSDC Play Day

King George’s Field, East Grinstead RH19 3LN Children’s free event on King George’s Field. Fun activities for children under 13 years. Friday 11 August, 19:00-23:00

Men in Black – Open Air Cinema

Sackville School, Lewes Rd, East Grinstead RH19 3TY We bring you the American modern cult classic Men in Black as it celebrates its 20th anniversary, comedy, action and more, all you need to make a great film. Plus one Will Smith’s highest grossing films Category: PG For prices please see website Friday 11 & Saturday 12 August 14:30 & 19:00

The Capitol Summer School presents Bugsy Malone

The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham RH12 1RG A wonderful stage adaptation of the classic movie starring Jodie Foster, performed by the students of The Capitol Summer School.

Summer Beer & Music Festival

The Blackboys Inn, Lewes Road, Blackboys, Uckfield TN22 5LG Hog Roast, Live Music, 20 Beers, BBQ Saturday 12 August, 19:00-23:00

The Ravenswood Hotel, Cinder Hill RH19 4HY Packed full of Hollywood greats this coming of age vampire related classic with it’s even more successful sound track, it’s a firm favourite for any 80’s child. For prices please see website Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 August, 10:00–17:30

Firle Vintage Fair 2017

Firle Park, Near Lewes BN8 6NS Located in the quintessentially English South Downs, Firle Vintage Fair is a celebration of the beauty and antiquities of the past. £7 if you book online / £10 on the door. Saturday 12 & Sunday 13, Saturday 19 & Sunday 20, Friday 25 – Monday 28 August, 10:30-18:00

Jousting Tournaments

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG Spectators will be treated to a thrilling display of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box. Jousting is included in the price of admission tickets. Contact: 01732 865224 Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 August, 20:0022:00

Sussex Bonsai Group – Bonsai Display

Old Barn Garden Centre, A24 Dial Post, Horsham RH13 8NR All welcome. www.sussexbonsaigroup. Saturday 12 – Saturday 19 August

Family Week at Blackland Farm

Blackland Farm, Grinstead Lane, East Grinstead RH19 4HP Family Week at Blackland Farm – come and camp with your family and experience the on-site activities. Booking advised. Please see website for price list. Contact: Melissa White 01342 810493 Sunday 13 August, 14:30

Mid Sussex Ramblers –


Lindfield UR Church RH16 2HL Lindfield URC, East Mascalls, Paxhill Park, Lindfield Bridge. Includes a 15 minute break at a hotspot for hedgerow foraging. 4.5mi/7.2km Leisurely. TQ 347 254. Contact: John 01444 483860 or 07817 032135 on the day Monday 14 August, 20:00

Greyhound - Quiz Night

Greyhound Inn, Keymer Road, Hassocks BN6 8QT We currently hold a monthly quiz on the second Monday of each month. Why not pop along for this fun night and pit your wits against others. thegreyhoundinnkeymer@yahoo. Monday 14 August, 20:00

The Group for Unattached Men & Women

A pub in Burgess Hill Unattached? Aged 50+? The Group might be exactly right for you. We meet in Burgess Hill on the 2nd Monday evening of every month. 400 members in Sussex, and on that evening there will be at least 30 of them there. The Group is not a dating agency, but it is an opportunity to meet other single men and women. Walks, dining, golf, theatre, holidays etc. Take a look at the website, then give us a call. Wednesday 16 August, 19:00

Mid Sussex Ramblers – Discover Lewes

Lewes Railway Station Forecourt BN7 2UP Discovering Lewes. TQ 416 098. 4.5mi/7.2km Moderate. Contact: Jill 01273 480167 or 07938 833868 on the day Wednesday 16 August, 20:00-22:30

Meeting of the Royal Marines Association

Friday 18 – Saturday 26 August

Association of Sussex Artists Annual Exhibition

Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham RH12 1JF Selected paintings, pottery and sculpture by members and nonmembers - all items are for sale. Contact: Mick Oakey 01403 710794 Friday 18 August, 10:00-12:00

The Visually-Impaired Reading Group

Haywards Heath Library, 34 Boltro Road, Haywards Heath RH16 1BN This group meets every third Friday. Transport provided. If interested please contact Dorothy Lazenby on 01444 450947 Friday 18 August, 19:15-21:45

Music for Everyone

The Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill RH15 8DX Organist/keyboard player Elizabeth Harrison. Entry £5 on door. Contact: Rosalie Birchmore 01444 241269 Doors open at 6pm. Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 August. Gates open to public at 9am both days

Firle Place International Horse Trials, Country Fair & Dog Festival

Firle Place, Firle, Nr Lewes BN8 6LP – just off the A27 between Lewes and Eastbourne. Follow the signs for Firle Place and the main entrance. A great day out in the beautiful surroundings of historic Firle Place – fun for all the family and the dogs. Saturday: £10 a car – Horse Trials, Trade Stands, Weald Crafts – No Dog Festival. Sunday: Family Value – £15 per car, including all occupants. All the above, plus Dog Festival and Farmers Market.

Upstairs Function Room, The Royal British Legion, 9-11 Buckingham Road, Shoreham by Sea BN43 5UA A gathering of Ex Royal Marines and veterans to have a meeting about local events and to socialise together. Yearly Membership Fee of £15 plus £3 local subs. Contact: Maureen Copelin 01273 236437

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 August

Thursday 17 August, 14:00 onwards

Saturday 19 August, 13:30-23:45

Tomfoolery’s ‘Big Summer Blowout’

Hickstead Showground, The All England Jumping Course, Hickstead RH17 5NU Join Tomfoolery and friends for an afternoon of Alfresco Foolery Family Fun! Bring a blanket and Picnic too! £8 per child (over 3) £2 adults. 01403 597179 Thursday 17 August, 20:00-21:00

Wivelsfield Historical Society

Wivelsfield Village Hall, Eastern Road, Wivelsfield Green RH17 7QH Art Deco by Ian Gledhill. This influential visual arts design appeared in France before World War I and flourished between the 1920s and 1940s. All welcome. Visitors £2.50.

Bluebell Railway – Seaside Weekend

Horsted Keynes Station, Near Haywards Heath RH17 7BB Our Paddock at Horsted Keynes will be transformed into a sandy beach! Please see whats_on/seaside-weekend for more information or 01825 720800

Ashington Festival

Ashington Recreation Ground, Ashington RH20 3JX There will be a large carnival, arena/ stage acts, Harris Funfair, a Flower Show, fun Dog Show, a Classic Car Show, a fantastic firework display and lots, lots more. Form more information Sunday 20 August, 11:00

75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid – Canadian Memorial Day

The Promenade, Grand Avenue, West Worthing BN11 A Service to remember the Canadians that were stationed in Worthing and Sussex during WWI and WWII.

Saturday 20 August, 11:00-17:00

Heavy Horses

DiaryDates High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden, High Beeches Lane, Handcross, West Sussex RH17 6HQ Come and watch the magnificent Heavy Horses from the Working Horse Trust harrowing the wildflower meadow. In addition the Hayward Tyler Hot Engine will be running. Crafts and plants will be on sale and the Tea Room is open. The woodland glades will be filled with the beautiful blue woodland gentians, High Beeches is the only garden in the country where they are naturalised. Contact: 01444 400589 Monday 21 - Friday 25 August

Hurst Stage

Hurst College, College Lane, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks BN6 9JS A five day theatre summer school open to children age 9-18. Hurst Stage is run by Performing Arts teachers at Hurst College and specialised sessions are led by West End professionals. Jamie Parker, award winning actor and star of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is the new Patron for 2017. Contact: www.hppc. 01273 833636 Monday 21 – Friday 25 August

Hurst Multi-sports Camp

Hurst College, College Lane, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks BN6 9JS A multi-sports camp for boys and girls in Years 1 to 5 (from September 2017)

from any school. Contact: 01273 833636

Monday 21 – Friday 25 August

French Polishing & Modern Hand Finishes

John Lloyd Fine Furniture, Bankside Farm, Ditchling Common RH15 OSJ This course is appropriate for both the complete beginner, and the more experienced restorer or furniture maker, who is perhaps lacking in confidence, or would like to look at a new approach to an old subject. £590. Contact: John Lloyd 01444 480388 Tuesday 22 August, 10:00-16:00

Antiques Valuation

The Courtlands Hotel, 19-27 The Drive, Hove BN3 3JE Bonhams specialists will be offering free and confidential advice on any items you are considering selling at auction. Contact: 01273 220000, tim. Tuesday 22 August, 19:00

An illustrated public talk given by Fred Hageneder entitled ‘The Wonders of Yew’ Main Hall, Hurstpierpoint Village Centre, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9UY See Local Living

Wednesday 23 – Friday 25 August – All day

Disney Drama Singing Workshop

The Burgess Hill Academy, Station Road, Burgess Hill RH15 9EA Summer Drama Singing and Acting Workshop/ £20 per day. Contact: Wednesday 23 August, 19:00

Mid Sussex Ramblers – Hurstpierpoint Circular to the South

Trinity Road Car Park, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9SG Leisurely evening walk. TQ 281 165. 2.5mi/4km. Leisurely. Contact: Phil 01273 835931 Wednesday 23 August, 20:00-22:00

Sussex Bonsai Group – Club Auction

Wivelsfield Village Hall, Eastern Road, Wivelsfield RH17 7QH Our annual Auction, with trees, pots, books and accessories all on auction. All welcome. Free for first visit. Tea and coffee will be available. 07342 650713 www.sussexbonsaigroup. Thursday 24 August, 09:30-12:30

Mother & Daughter Patchwork Chevron Cushion

Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks BN6 9LY Come together and try a morning of patchwork. Open to those aged 8 and over with an accompanying adult. £60 for the two.

A summer of wonderful woodland adventures 24 July – 3 September

Weekly woodland events and wonderful play spaces For details visit 07967 819540

Friday 25 – Monday 28 August, 12:00-23:00

Beer and Music Festival

The Jolly Tanners, Staplefield RH17 6EF 20 Champion beers and ciders, plus Rock and Roll! 01444 400335 ‘Voted the North Sussex CAMRA Pub of the Year 2002, 2006, 2011, 2013 and 2014’. Friday 25 August, 14:00-16:30

Strictly Dance Magic – Tea Dance -New Adastra Hall, Keymer Road, Hassocks BN6 8QH Doors open 2.00pm. £5.00 on the door. Tea/Coffee and cake included. Ballroom, Latin and Sequence. Sprung Floor. Enquiries 01444 248926 or 07767 411115 Friday 25 August, 20:00

The Story of The Beach Boys

The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham RH12 1RG Like The Beach Boys? You’ll love this band! Guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face! £21.50 (Concessions £19.50). Contact: 01403 750220. Saturday 26 August, 09:00-13:00

Hassocks Village Market

National Tyres Forecourt, 60 Keymer Road, Hassocks BN6 8AR A lively and bustling village market


South Coast Challenge

From Eastbourne to Arundel Trek up the infamous Beachy Head, Seven Sisters and along the beautiful South Downs Way. For more details see south-coast-challenge. In aid of St Peter & St James Hospice. Saturday 26 – Monday 28 August, 10:0017:00

The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show

Pashley Manor Gardens,Ticehurst TN5 7HE Designer makers show their stunning crafts in a large marquee. Beautiful gardens, excellent cafe and free parking. Admission to craft show and gardens £8.50. Contact: www. (between 10-5). Saturday 26 – Monday 28 August – Bank Holiday

Beautiful Boxes – Learning to Love Laminating

John Lloyd Fine Furniture, Bankside Farm, Ditchling Common RH15 OSJ Make a box with a curvaceous lid. Ideally some prior knowledge of woodwork is preferable, but not essential. Cost £350. Skill Level: Beginner/intermediate. Contact: John Lloyd 01444 480388 Saturday 26 August

£10 Tray Day

Clive Miller Butchers, 2 Cuckfield Road, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9RU £10 Tray Days are on the last Saturday of every month. 20 different varieties of meats to choose from. Contact: Clive Miller 01273 832256 Saturday 26 August, 10:00-12:30

St Thomas Becket at Cliffe with All Saints Summer Fair

Cliffe Hall, Cliffe High Street, Lewes BN7 2AH A morning of fun for all the family. Home-made cakes, refreshments, brica-brac, clothes, toiletries, stationery, CDs, DVDs and books, jams and preserves, tombola, raffle and children’s toys. All welcome. Saturday 26 August, 15:00-19:00

Ariel Musicality

The Hawth Studio, Crawley RH10 6YZ A modern evening of contemporary Musical Theatre, £11.00, Contact: 01293 553636 www. Sunday 27 August, 11:00-23:00

Broadway Sound

The Broadway, Haywards Heath RH16 3AS This year’s impressive list of music styles include Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, & Big Band – music for all, played back to back. In advance £9 and on the day £12 (Child 11 & under Free). Tickets and info from

It’s a Knockout

Steyne Gardens, Worthing BN11 3DZ Challenge yourself to an inflatable assault course with your team and see if you can knockout your opponent. £15pp for a team of 3. Contact: Lily Banister-Weit 01903 538613 lily. www. Sunday 27 August, 12:00-16:00

One of the best family days out in Sussex!

Annual Charity Vintage & Prestige Car Day

The Lamb, Goldbridge Road, Piltdown TN22 3XL (01825 724688) Featuring vintage and supercars, children’s activities, bouncy castle, beer festival, Pimm’s tent, stalls, BBQ , hog roast, live jazz and much more! Contact: Joan Martin 01825 724444 ext 718 Sunday 27 & Monday 28 August

Rotary Carnival

Steyne Gardens/Seafront, Worthing BN11 1NZ Worthing’s Carnival has been celebrating all the great and good in Worthing since 1921, making it one of the oldest carnivals in the UK. This year the Carnival has chosen the Medieval theme. So come along to this weekend packed full of music, performances, parade, big top, plus food and drink! Sunday 27 & Bank Holiday Monday 28 August

180th Edenbridge and Oxted Agricultural Show

Ardenrun Showground, Tandridge Lane, Lingfield RH7 6LL (signposted off A22) Meerkats, exotic/farm animals; BMX stunts; tunnel racing vs ferrets! Food, horticultural and craft marquees; Children’s Cook-along; Bucking Bull; Dog Show; 300+ shops. Children Free; adult £20 (£18 in advance), Students & Senior Citizens £16 (£14 in advance). www.edenbridge-show. for advance reduced price tickets and information. Friday 31 August, 10:00-13:00

Hand Embroidery – Chicken Scratch Hearts

Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks BN6 9LY Spend a relaxing morning mastering this wonderful hand stitch. Perfect for seasonal decorations. £30. www. 07967 819540 Thursday 31 August, 10:00-16:00


Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August

Sunday 27 August, 11:00-16:00

Seaside Weekend

19th & 20th August 2017 Take the trains from Sheffield Park, East Grinstead and Kingscote to Horsted Keynes and visit the ‘seaside’. Our Paddock at Horsted Keynes will be transformed into a sandy beach! This year we have some exciting new displays and entertainers to bring some seaside magic. For lunch why not enjoy traditional Fish and Chips followed by an Ice Cream?


supporting local producers and crafts-people. Huge selection of fresh produce and much more. Music and singing, weather depending, plus Hassocks Football Club. Contact: Amanda Felix 01273 842701 or via Facebook ‘Hassocks Village Market’.

Summer Fun

Children’s activities and entertainment over the summer holidays Need somewhere for the children to let o steam? Then head for the Bluebell Railway... Steam train rides every day and much more besides. Here's what's happening – Children's farm at Kingscote Station, games and entertainment at Horsted Keynes Station – refreshment facilities at all stations, lovely picnic areas with tables and umbrellas next to the railway

Teacher Recruitment Open Day

The Mallings, 112 Malling Street, Lewes BN7 2RG Are you looking to teach in East Sussex? Come and chat to our friendly team on Thursday at our Lewes office. For more information and to book a time slot with one of our team, please contact Lara or Lynette on 01273 957908 or

Tel: 01825 720800

The Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex TN22 3QL Twitter @bluebellrailway Booking is essential for some services. Please see website for details and T&C’s.


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August 2017 Diary Dates  
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