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More details - St Michael's Hospice Open Gardens - Bexhill
Following the success from last year’s Open Garden, which raised over £36,000 for the Hospice, we are delighted to announce our Open Garden season for 2018.
Westland, 36 Collington Avenue, Bexhill
Sat 26 May

More details - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.
1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield. Battle Abbey, High Street, Battle
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Windmill Hill Windmill Opening 2018
The windmill at Windmill Hill is a fully restored windmill on the A271 near Hailsham. There are guided tours, an information film and a virtual tour for anyone unable to climb the steps to the upper floors. Typically a visit lasts about and hour and a half.
Windmill Hill on A 271
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Terry Smith/ Blitz & Pieces (unseen images from Blitz Club and 80s bands)
Lucy Bell Gallery is pleased to present the first exhibition of Terry Smith’s unseen Blitz Club pictures, a rare snap shot of The Blitz Club while it was the hothouse for the New Romantics movement.
Lucy Bell Fine Art 46 Norman Road St Leonards on Sea
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Tue 17 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Hastings
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Alexandra Park Dordrecht Way Hastings
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Hastings
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Alexandra Park Dordrecht Way Hastings
Sun 10 Jun

More details - AnimAlphabet The Musical
High-energy actors, colourful puppets, amazing characters and fantastic songs combine to create AnimAlphabet The Musical. A brand new family musical unlike any other.
White Rock Theatre White Rock Hastings
Sat 26 May

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
White Rock Theatre, White Rock, Hastings
Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Lovely Eggs
The Lovely Eggs. Artists performing: The Lovely Eggs .: Tickets avaiable.
The Printworks, Hastings
Sun 27 May

More details - 96 Ashford Road - Open Garden for NGS
Small (100ft x 52ft) Japanese inspired front and back garden. Full of interesting planting, with many acers, azaleas and bamboos. Over 100 different hostas, many miniature. Lower garden with greenhouse and raised beds. Also an attractive Japanese Tea House.
96 Ashford Road, Hastings
Sat 26 May

More details - Hastings Country Fair
All day entertainment which may include birds of prey, working dogs, children’s entertainment as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees.
Alexandra Park, Hastings
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Herstmonceux Parish Trail - Open Garden for NGS
Five gardens and a historic Windmill will open as part of the Herstmonceux Parish Trail this yr. Cowbeech House, a place to linger, has an exciting range of water features in the garden and dates back to 1731. The Allotments comprise 54 allotments growing a huge variety of traditional and unusual crops.
Herstmonceux Parish Trail, Hailsham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Waterworks & Friends - Open Garden for NGS
An opportunity to visit 3 unique gardens and discover the Brede Steam Giants 35ft Edwardian water pumping engines and Grade II listed pump house located behind 4 Waterworks Cottages. Garden designer Kristina Clode created her wildlife friendly garden at 4 Waterworks Cottages over the last 8 yrs.
Waterworks & Friends, Broad Oak & Brede
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Eastbourne
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Sports Park Cross Levels Way Eastbourne
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Eastbourne
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Sports Park Cross Levels Way Eastbourne
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Sayerland House - Open Garden for NGS
Romantic, rambling, 5 acre garden surrounding listed C15 house (not open). Several distinct garden areas. Walled garden with colour themed borders, rose garden, ponds, organic kitchen and cutting garden, hot beds and shade beds, all with naturalistic feel. Wild woodland area.
Sayerland House, Polegate
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Hardwycke - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful s-facing town garden mainly of chalky soil, with many usual and unusual plants and small new summerhouse. Smart front garden with sunken patio. Wide selection of shrubs including fifty types of clematis. Square garden at rear 70ft x 50ft.
Hardwycke, Eastbourne
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dittons End - Open Garden for NGS
Lovely well maintained, small town garden. At the back, a very pretty garden (35ft x 20ft) with small lawn area, patio surrounded by a selection of pots and packed borders with lots of colour. In the front a compact lawn with colourful borders (25ft x 18ft).
Dittons End, Eastbourne
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 51 Carlisle Road - Open Garden for NGS
Small walled, s-facing garden (82ft x 80ft) with mixed beds intersected by stone paths and incl small pool. Profuse and diverse planting. Wide selection of shrubs, old roses, herbaceous plants and perennials mingle with specimen trees and climbers.
51 Carlisle Road, Eastbourne
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Bateman's - Spring Garden programme; Fri 13 April to Sun 3 Jun 2018, 10am-5pm
Join us and discover the joys of spring in the garden as we launch our spring garden programme as part of a wider regional campaign. We’re celebrating spring in the garden and spreading the delight of this awakening season throughout Bateman’s.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Bateman's - 'Just So' half-term fun, Sat 26 May-Sun 17 June, 10am-4pm
Join us for some half-term fun at Bateman’s. This half-term discover more about Kipling’s famous ’Just So’ stories. Listen to our storytellers as they bring the tales to life in our special storytelling tent and enjoy exploring the garden with our ’Just So’ trail.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Bateman's - Sussex weekend: Sat 16 & Sun 17 June 2018, 11am-4pm
Join us for a festival of all things Sussex. Set in the beautiful Sussex Weald, Bateman’s is an ideal place to celebrate the good things about this charismatic county. We’ll have some fun activities for the family to celebrate with us. Separate charges will apply for some activities. Booking Not Needed.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Elphicks Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre site surrounding 300 yr old cottage (not open). Formal front garden with knot garden contrasts with areas of naturalistic planting. On different levels with steep paths in places. A tranquil unfenced ¼ acre lake with island is stocked with carp and rudd.
Elphicks Cottage, Burwash
Thu 14 Jun and Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Southern Flea & Collectors Fair
This event was brand new for 2017 and got off to a great start! Held outside on grass with arcade style marquees this 2 day event has been well received in the South of England especially with traders who love the roadside location which creates good passing trade.
Nash Street, Lower Dicker, Golden Cross, Nr Eastbourne
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Heathfield & District Agricultural Show
Every year the Heathfield Show evolves and this year, the Show’s 71st year, we are excited to say that we will be introducing new areas of the Showground for all our visitors to enjoy.
Tottingworth Farm, Broad Oak, Heathfield
Sat 26 May

More details - Bodiam Castle - Guided moat walk at Bodiam Castle : 26 March to 28 October 2018, 12.15 & 2.15pm
Get out and about with one of our guides on these short but informative walks around the castle grounds, where you will discover some of the secrets of Bodiam’s past.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Today, Fri 25 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Mon 4 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Fri 15 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Fri 22 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Mon 2 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Fri 6 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Bodiam Castle - Female suffrage: the other side exhibition; Sat 10 March to Mon 3 Sept;  11am-5pm
As part of the National Trust’s ’Women and Power’ programme in 2018, we take a look at Lord Curzon’s anti-suffrage stance.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Bodiam Castle - Have-a-go archery and falconry, weekends & school holidays from 30 March to 3 Sept
Discover your hidden talents and try your hand at some medieval skills. Join the archers and falconers from The Hawking Centre and test your skill with a bow and arrow or try your hand at flying a bird of prey. Payment for these activities is made directly to The Hawking Centre staff.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Bodiam Castle - John Drawbridge trail: Mon 26 May to Sun 17 June 2018, 11am-4pm
Join us for some half-term fun with our John Drawbridge trail. Have fun with our John Drawbridge, knight in training half-term trail. Enjoy the challenges faced by budding knights of old and claim your prize when you’ve completed them. Booking Not Needed. Children are particularly welcome.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Bodiam Castle - Suffragists vs Lord Curzon; Sats 12 May & 16 Jun, Suns 15 July & 2 Sept 2018
Part of the Women and Power programme. This year sees the Trust celebrating 100 years since women won the right to vote. Come and hear the views of those for and against this decision.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bodiam Castle - Just for Dads: Sunday 17 June 2018, 9.00am-11.00am
Treat your Dad to this special event at Bodiam Castle this Father’s Day. An early start for your Dad on his special day will begin with a hot drink and breakfast bap in our tea room followed by an exclusive tour of the castle before we open. Booking Essential. Phone: 0345 249 1895.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - St Richard’s Church presents a concert of “Summer Music” by Heathfield
St Richard’s Church presents a concert of “Summer Music” by Heathfield Silver Band 9 June 7:30pm, Tickets £8 on the door (children free) Tickets includes a glass of wine. Venue St Richards Church, Upper Station Road, Heathfield, TN21 8DS. Contact 01435 864541
St Richards Church, Upper Station Road, Heathfield
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Beauchamps - Open Garden for NGS
Set in beautiful countryside, our lovely mature cottage garden features many unusual herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees, including Cornus controversa Variegata and Crinodendron hookerianum. Small areas of woodland, kitchen garden, orchard and wildflower meadow.
Beauchamps, Rye
Sun 10 Jun

More details - St Michael's Hospice Open Gardens - Udimore
Following the success from last year’s Open Garden, which raised over £36,000 for the Hospice, we are delighted to announce our Open Garden season for 2018.
Beauchamps, Float Lane, Udimore
Tue 12 Jun

More details - King John's Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre romantic garden for all seasons surrounding an historic listed house (not open). Formal garden with water features, rose walk and wild garden and pond. Rustic bridge to beds of woodland perennials, large herbaceous borders, old shrub roses and secret garden. Further 4 acres of meadows and fine trees.
King John’s Lodge, Etchingham
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Winchelsea's Secret Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Many styles, large and small, secret walled gardens, spring bulbs, herbaceous borders and more, in the beautiful setting of the Cinque Port of Winchelsea. Explore the town with its magnificent church and famous medieval merchants’ cellars.
Winchelsea’s Secret Gardens, Winchelsea
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Alfriston Clergy House - Harriet and her chickens
A fun self led half term trail for children. Harriet has lost her chickens around the garden can you find them all' Booking Not Needed.
Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate
Sat 26 May to Wed 30 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Alfriston Clergy House - Drovers, Druids and Domesday
Discover the history of the village of Alfriston with a tour by our National Trust expert. A NT led walk around the historic Alfriston, tracing its origins from a small Saxon settlement, to a bustling Medieval market town, and the must-see tourist destination that we know today. Booking Essential. Phone: 01323 871961.
Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Alfriston Clergy House - Photography workshop - beginners
Join photographer Roger Bloxham at the Clergy House on a day when we are closed to the public and learn how to capture images of both the interior and exterior - a rare & special opportunity in a NT property. This course is suitable for those who have just bought their first DSLR.
Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Alfriston Clergy House - National Garden Scheme day
Enjoy the garden on NGS day at Alfriston Clergy House. As we open in celebration of NGS Day embark on a tour of the garden by our gardener. Garden tour at 11:30am to 12:30pm. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Alfriston Clergy House - Open Garden for NGS
Enjoy the scent of roses; admire the vegetable garden and orchard in a tranquil setting with views across the River Cuckmere. Visit this C14 thatched Wealden hall house, the first building to be acquired by the NT in 1896. Our gardener will be available to talk to you about the garden.
Alfriston Clergy House, Alfriston
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Alfriston Clergy House - Photography workshop - experienced photographers
Join photographer Roger Bloxham at the Clergy House on a day when we are closed to the public and learn how to capture images of both the interior and exterior - a rare & special opportunity in a NT property. This course is suitable for more experienced photographers wishing to hone their skills.
Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Rolfs Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Very different from the usual NGS garden! Large wildlife friendly garden (no boundary fences to encourage visiting wildlife) with wildflower meadows, hazel trees, and clipped box hedging. Large orchard next to the garden. Tom Stuart-Smith designed modern meadow garden.
Rolfs Farm, Mayfield
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun

More details - Quiz Night
Quiz Night Saturday 16 June 2018 at 7.30 pm At Winchelsea Beach Community Hall, Sea Road, Winchelsea Beach TN36 4NA Cash Prize for Winning Team Teams of up to six people £10 per person to include ploughmans, supplied by Winchelsea Beach Cafe Bring your own drink Raffle To book your team contact...
Winchelsea Beach Community Hall, Sea Road, Winchelsea Beach
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters - Rockpool Rangers
Join the Rangers in discovering the fascinating life in the rockpools at Birling Gap. Explore the beach at low tide and see if you can find all the weird and wonderful creatures who live here.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sat 26 May, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters - 50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4 trail
Follow our 50 things trail at Birling Gap to start a summer outdoor adventure. Pick up a trail map from our visitor centre and go out to see how many things you can do! Booking Not Needed. Children should definitely visit. Dogs on leads welcome.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters - Beachclean with MCS at Birling Gap
Join our regular beachclean group for a day and help us survey the rubbish we pick up to make our beach beautiful again. Discover interesting finds on our beachcombing litter pick at Birling Gap.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters - Seven Sisters archaeology walks -  Seven Sisters circular
Come and discover the fascinating history through the ages of the iconic Seven Sisters cliffs on an informative circular walk from Birling Gap.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sun 17 Jun

More details - WOODLANDS FESTIVAL - in aid of Alzheimer's Society & Macmillan Cancer Support
Woodlands Festival is an intimate, family festival set in secluded fields surrounded by woodland; where you feel you can relax, unwind, meet new people or reconnect with old friends.... & where kids can be kids again!
Elm Wood off Risden Lane, Hawkhurst KENT
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Great British Dog Walk at Frog Firle Farm, East Sussex
Please join us for Hearing Dog for Deaf People’s annual Great British Dog Walk at Frog Firle Farm in East Sussex. Choose between a 3km or 8km walk in the beautiful Sussex countryside.
Frog Firle Farm, Alfriston Road, Alfriston, East Sussex
Sat 16 Jun

Things to do in Bexhill On Sea