Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Spring Plant Fair & Tulip Festival
Located in the attractive grounds of the historical Arundel Castle with its stunning display of 60,000 tulips the plant fair provides a collection of leading specialist nurseries offering a wide range of bulbs, perennials, herbs, shrubs and trees.
Arundel Castle, Arundel W. Sussex
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Allium Extravaganza
During May & June 2018 eruptions of pom-pom headed alliums will burst into bloom at Arundel Castle. Exploding into flower with bright blooms towering over neighbouring plants, it’s easy to see why alliums are a firm favourite with the nation’s gardeners and nicknamed the ‘fireworks of gardening’.
Arundel Castle
Tue 1 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Annual Tulip Festival
During April and May, Arundel Castle is the place for tulip enthusiasts. During this period over 60,000 tulips will bloom in the Castle’s stunning gardens providing visitors with one of the most impressive tulip displays in the country.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Tue 15 May

More details - Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS
This beautiful garden has been designed to create a paradise in which to entertain and relax in. A concentrated effort has been made by two talented owners to incorporate their own eye-catching woodland sculptures including ’Joey the war horse’, ’Wee Brodie’ our stag, and Athena the owl in...
Peelers Retreat, Arundel
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 20 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - John Lawsons Circus
Roll up to Englands favourite family circus! Once again John Lawsons Circus is touring near you. Come and be amazed by Artites from all over the world.
Eastern Seafront Green, Littlehampton
Thu 10 May to Sun 13 May

More details - The Moongate Garden - Open Garden for NGS
S-facing garden 50 metre x 15 metre, in its third year. A stunning Purbeck stone wall with moongate bisects the garden, creating two distinct halves.
The Moongate Garden, Littlehampton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Bignor Park - Open Garden for NGS
11 acres of peaceful garden to explore with magnificent views of the South Downs. Interesting trees, shrubs, wild flower areas, with swathes of daffodils in spring. The walled flower garden has been replanted with herbaceous borders. Temple, Greek loggia, Zen pond and unusual sculptures.
Bignor Park, Pulborough
Tue 15 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Champs Hill - Open Garden for NGS
Champs Hill has been developed around three disused sand quarries since 1960. The woodlands are full of beautiful rhododendrons and azaleas, but the most striking feature is the collection of heathers in August. The garden also has some interesting sculptures and stupendous views.
Champs Hill, Pulborough
Sun 13 May

More details - Plant Sale being held by Bognor Regis Friends of Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice
Come and enjoy our ever popular Plant Sale including annuals, herbaceous, herbs, and house plants. Also fruit and vegetables for sale. Why not meet up with your friends for delicious cake and a cup of coffee too.
St Mary’s Centre, Grassmere Close, Felpham
Thu 10 May

More details - Eden - Stell Classical Guitar Recital
Classical guitar recital by the internationally renowned classical guitar duo, Mark Eden and Christopher Stell, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles. They will be playing pieces by Scarlatti, Giuliani, Brahms, Komitas, Mompou and Poulenc.
Regis Recital Hall, 46 Sudley Road, Bognor Regis
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Durrington High School Car Boot Sale
A chance to Spring clean those cupboards and drawers .... turn your unwanted items into cash and support Durrington High School
Durrington High School The Boulevard Worthing
Sat 12 May

More details - Walk For Wadars
Walk for Wadars is our annual 5-mile sponsored walk which we hold to raise much needed funds for our work. The event starts at Goring Gap Green (close to the Sea Lane Café), then goes along the promenade to Worthing Pier, and back. You don’t even need to have a dog to Walk for Wadars!
Goring Gap Green to Worthing Pier and back.
Sun 13 May

More details - Fittleworth Garden Trail
14 Gardens Open plus special attractions £6 per person covers both days (children free) Plant Stall & Garden Miscellanea Childrens Woodland Trail. Fulling Mills restoration. Botanical Art Exhibition by Vicky Mappin at Sofas & Stuff Hand crafted coppice work Ploughmans/Light Lunches from 12.
Fittleworth Village
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Gardens of 3½ acres set around 1832 Regency house (not open). The front, formally laid out with topiary, wide lawn, mixed border, and contemporary water sculpture. The rear, features new and mature trees from C19, herbaceous borders, water garden and stunning uninterrupted views of the North Downs.
The Old Vicarage, Washington
Sun 13 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Cadillac  Countrys  Rockin  Roadhouse
Join us for another great evening of foot tappin’ country music with Cadillac Country one of the best country bands in West Sussex. Great atmosphere, great company and great music! Invited guest band each month. Refreshments are available but BYO alcohol. Car parking, disabled facilities.
Washington Village Hall, School Lane, Washington
Today, Fri 18 May, Fri 15 Jun

More details - Rotary Club of West Worthing Car Boot Sale
Rotary Club of West Worthing Car Boot Sale to be held on Saturday 5th May from 6am - 12 Noon on Broadwater Green, Worthing BN14 9DJ Cars £10.00 MPV £12.00 Vans £15.00 Enquiries to Jeremy Flaskett 07977579139 All Vehicles must be packed up and left the field by 12.30 as a cricket match will be starting.
Broadwater Green, Broadwater, Worthing, West Sussex
Sat 5 May

More details - Crafty Pint Markets
Bognor Regis’s only regular Craft Market, held on Sunday’s, our poplar market is based at The Aldwick Royal British Legion. Showcasing local crafters and businesses. 20 stalls selling unique, high quality items and a Charity Tombola for a local cause/community group or charity.
Aldwick Royal British Legion, 20 Hewarts Lane, Bognor Regis
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Opening Saturday at Goodwood Racecourse
Enjoy quality racing at the world’s most beautiful racecourse and experience some of the many sporting pursuits available across the Goodwood Estate including motor sport, flying and golf. Visit for tickets. Tickets from £10 (in advance). Children go free.
Goodwood Racecourse
Sat 5 May

More details - Worthing Toyfair Train Toy and Collectors Fair
The greatest variety of model and toy trains , diecast road and farm vehicles , sci-fi and model soldiers on sale in a single location in West Sussex. Large display of running layout based on RTR OO models from 10am to 1.30pm Light Refreshments on Sale, large Sainsburys nearby.
Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing
Sun 6 May

More details - Jolly comedy club
Local comedian Jo Public "always has the audience in stitches" hosts another night of riotous fun and laughter at Jolly Comedy Club. This month’s special guest comedian is the unstoppable Lynn Ruth Miller – Currently the oldest performing stand up female comedian on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Burlington Hotel Marine Parade
Fri 4 May

More details - Why did the First World War end in November 1918
A talk by Dave Smith. The First World War came to an end 100 years ago this year, after an unprecedented four years of carnage and suffering. An illustrated talk by WWI enthusiast and former History teacher, Dave Smith, will examine why the war came to an end in November 1918, and the reasons why Germany lost it.
Aldwick Parish Rooms, 88 Pryors Lane, Bognor Regis
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Devil's Dyke - Saddlescombe Farm  Open Day
Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars. Tours of the 17th century buildings, the surrounding downs and the walled garden. Displays and demonstrations of traditional work including; hurdle making, traditional baking, carpenters’s workshop and more. Booking Not Needed.
Devil’s Dyke
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Slindon Estate - Slindon's Secret Bluebells
Discover a magnificent bluebell display, off the beaten track, on a Ranger-led guided walk through the glorious spring woodlands of Nore Hill. Booking Essential. Phone: 01243 814730. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Slindon Estate
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Slindon Estate - Evening Amble
A twilight walk through the woods of Slindon. Creep quietly through Slindon Estate at dusk to avoid disturbing the foraging of nocturnal wildlife. Learn more about the habits of the creatures that inhabit this enigmatic world. Light refreshments will be provided at the end of this ranger-led guided walk.
Slindon Estate
Wed 16 May

More details - Plant  & Cake Sale
The popular annual Plant and Cake Sale organised by the Friends of Warminghurst Church takes place on Saturday the 12th May from 12 - 3pm. With a wide variety of plants, seedlings, flowers, veg plants, herbs and much more, there is plenty to tempt the keen gardener and novice alike.
The Holy Sepulchre at Warminghurst (Warminghurst Church)
Sat 12 May

More details - Colours Worthing: Ladies fashion show and pop up shop
Welcome to Colours Worthing: a (fun)draising fashion and beauty event with discounted pop up shop. Women of all styles, tastes and ages will love this fashion and beauty evening in the fabulous setting of St Paul’s Worthing. Charity fashion show, discount clothing and much more!
St Pauls, 55b Chapel Road, Worthing
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Gangsta Granny
David Walliams Gangsta Granny is Live on stage. It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be sooooooooo boring!
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Nature of Forgetting
Following a highly successful run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting now launches an exciting international tour. It is a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory and recollection are gone. Tom has just turned 55.
Connaught Theatre
Thu 10 May and Fri 11 May

More details - The Exploded Circus
** OFFICIAL WORLD PREMIERE** A visually stunning performance from all-female troupe Mimbre. The show starts as an explosion has been caught frozen in time, with the remnants of the circus ring left hanging in the air – suspended above the ground in a fleeting moment.
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Gangster Granny
Friday 20 to Sunday 22 April Pavilion Theatre All £19.00 Family 4+ £16.50
Pavilion Theatre Marine Parade Worthing
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Featuring Bernard Allison, Vanja Sky and Mike Zito This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Marine Parade, Worthing
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Petworth - Unlocking Petworth
New for Petworth, take a peak inside the Cambridge Bedroom and Stone Hall in the private apartments of Petworth House. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Petworth - Costume Encounters
Hear what life was like below stairs in the early 1800s as our costume team bring the Historic Kitchens to life carrying out daily tasks just as the servants would have done. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Petworth - Incredible Inventions trail
Follow in the footsteps of Elizabeth Ilive and become an inventor extraordinaire. Using clues around the Pleasure Grounds create an ingenious tool and claim your prize. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 5-11. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Sat 5 May to Tue 3 Jul

More details - Petworth - Exhibition: Elizabeth Ilive - A Woman Ahead of Her Time
Discover the remarkable life and achievements of a pioneering woman who lived at Petworth around the 1800s. This interactive exhibition includes a reimagining of the laboratory she developed at Petworth. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Sat 5 May to Tue 3 Jul

More details - The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair
Over 50 dealers, mainly members of the UK’s two professional associations - BADA and LAPADA - are congregating with their finest art and antiques from contemporary and antique sculpture, oil and watercolour paintings, illustrations, jewellery, traditional and country furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics,
The Marquee, Petworth Park, Petworth House, Petworth
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Crafts Gifts and More
Join us for an explosion of arts, craft, gifts, chocolate, cakes, jewellery and sooooo much more, FREE ENTRY , child friendly and wheelchair access - cosy village hall, refreshments available, plenty of free parking. from 11am - 3pm
Pagham Village Hall, Pagham Road, Pagham
Sun 6 May

More details - Sompting & District Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition
12 layouts in a variety of scales, eras and locations. Refreshments and free parking. Morris Models local trader for sales and advice. Demonstrations throughout the weekend. See website for more information. We look forward to seeing you.
Sompting Village Hall, West Street, Sompting, West Sussex
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Family Activity
Join us for our FREE family drop-in activity in the Studio. Taking inspiration from Damien Hirst, Sheila Bownas and Pop Art, we’ll be creating motifs with mixed media to place on a large scale backdrop. Idea by Kate Reynolds. No need to book.
Pallant House Gallery 9 North Pallant Pallant House Gallery Chichester
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 12 May

More details - Art Views
Art Views is an opportunity to look at and discuss selected works from the Gallery collection. Open to everyone and dementia-friendly. Followed by tea and cake. Booking essential via Lucy Greenfield only ( / 07788489536).
Pallant House Gallery 9 North Pallant Pallant House Gallery Chichester
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 24 May

More details - Video 125 - 30 years of rail on film
We welcome Peter Middleton the founder and Managing Director of Video 125. The well known railway film supplier. Peter will be showing some films and also have a variety of DVDs etc. available for anybody wishing to purchase at a reduced rate.
County Hall, West Street, Chichester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion play in West Sussex
Zoë Schwarz’ dynamic and commanding vocal delivery is both eclectic and suave at the same time; just like a chameleon, one part Janis Joplin, one Billie Holiday, and one Nina Simone”.......
Chichester Inn, 38 West Street, Chichester
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Moonlight Walk for St Wilfrid's Hospice
Celebrate a decade of Moonlight Walk and be a star for St Wilfrid’s! Join #TeamWilf on 5th May for a 5 or 10 mile sponsored walk through Chichester – walk to remember a loved one, walk with family and friends, walk to show you care.
Westgate Leisure Centre Via Ravenna Chichester
Sat 5 May

More details - Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS
Traditional English garden, approx 3 acres with herbaceous borders, a variety of early flowering bulbs, snowdrops, spring bulbs, grass walks and grass steps. Walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and cutting flowers. Lawns, rose garden and informal areas with views of the South Downs.
Manor of Dean, Petworth
Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Apuldram Centre - Open Garden for NGS
Award-winning Wildlife and Sensory Garden. Winding pathway sensitively planted with bee loving plants, all grown from seed, which leads to a tranquil pond and bog garden.
The Apuldram Centre, Chichester
Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun

More details - The Grange Monthly Market
Collectables, Retro, Curos, Crafts, Plants, Small furniture, Bric-a Brac, Jewellery and lots more Car Park free for first 2 hours - on-site café - free admission
The Grange Centre, Bepton Road, Midhurst
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 19 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Grange Indoor Car Boot
Indoor car boot - established car boot taking place in our main sports hall - wide selection of pre-used household and garden items at car boot prices - café is open for the duration serving hot and cold food and beverages
The Grange Leisure Centre, Midhurst
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Midhurst Rother College Community Day
The Midhurst Rother College Community Day is now a well-established and much anticipated date in the Town’s calendar of events.
Midhurst Rother College, North Street, Midhurst.
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Parsonage Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Major garden in beautiful setting developed over 20 yrs with fruit theme and many unusual plants. Formally laid out on grand scale with long vistas; C18 walled garden with borders in apricot, orange, scarlet and crimson; topiary walk; pleached lime alle; tulip tree avenue; rose borders; large vegetable garden with...
Parsonage Farm, Kirdford
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Chris Difford + support from Boo Hewerdine
Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of London’s best-loved bands, the Squeeze co-founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as ‘Cool For Cats’ and ‘Up The Junction.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex