What's on around Brighton

Today to Thu 3 Jun, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Brighton Fringe

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For 2021, England’s largest arts festival is back with the most exciting and unusual cabaret, circus and comedy, dance, drama and drag!
Brighton Fringe Box Office, 30 New Rd, Brighton BN1 1SD
Fri 28 May to Sun 27 Jun

The Ladyboys of Bangkok- Flight of Fantasy

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The Ladyboys of Bangkok- Flight of Fantasy The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in Brighton cleared for take-off with their most sensational show yet, FLIGHT OF FANTASY!
Sabai Pavilion, St Peter’s Square, York Place, Brighton BN1 4GU
Fri 28 May to Sun 6 Jun, Tue 8 Jun to Sun 13 Jun, Tue 15 Jun to Sun 20 Jun, Tue 22 Jun to Sun 27 Jun

The Alchemist

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The Alchemist ACT Diploma In Acting present The Alchemist by Ben Jonson As we begin to emerge from our own pandemic we’re excited to present a modern take on Ben Jonson’s black comedy set during
St. Andrew’s Church Church Rd, Hove BN3 2FN
Wed 26 May to Sat 29 May

Brighton Treasure Hunt 2021

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Brighton Treasure Hunt 2021 Black Cat Treasure Hunts are inviting teams of 6 from Sussex companies and further afield to take part in a new event.
Brighton BN1
Mon 17 May to Thu 15 Jul

Pangdean Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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This delightful walled garden dating from the C17 nestles in the South Downs National Park. Featuring a herb garden which supplies various herbs for the kitchen, an extensive herbaceous border which...
Pangdean Farm, Brighton BN45 7FJ
Mon 31 May and Tue 1 Jun

Jola Spytkowska - Ceramic Creatures

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We asked Jola a bit about herself and being the featured guest artist at Shoreham Art Gallery during May.
Shoreham Art Gallery 27 Brunswick Rd Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5WA
Today to Mon 31 May

Lewes Priory - Looking back 900 years - new insights

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Lewes Priory - Looking back 900 years - new insights Lewes Priory: a series of 16 short talks about the colourful history of our great medieval Priory, presented in 4 FREE symposia on Zoom, May 4, 7, 11 and 14, all at 7.30pm.
Virtual Event
Fri 7 May, Tue 11 May, Fri 14 May
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Lewes History Group - The Listed Buildings of Lewes

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Lewes History Group’s May talk has John Kay explaining the listed buildings system. He will cover the principles behind a listing, how the system works in practice, the consequences if your own home...
Virtual Event
Mon 10 May

Taking a Line for a Walk: John Vernon Lord and Friends

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Visit the beautiful village of Ditchling this summer and enjoy the work of one of the country’s most celebrated illustrators John Vernon Lord, alongside work for children by his students and
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane Ditchling BN6 8SP
Thu 20 May

Guided walking tour of the Lewes Priory remains

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Walking tour of the remains of our great medieval monastery, led by an expert from Lewes Priory Trust. Advance booking essential: email enquiries@lewespriory.org.uk
Assemble at Mountfield Road Car Park, Lewes BN7 2UR
Sat 15 May

Lewes u3a Open Day

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If you are retired or semi-retired from work, whether paid or unpaid, then you will find within the u3a wonderful opportunities to discover a new interest and make new friends with like minded
Linklater Pavilion, Railway Lane, Lewes BN7 2FG
Wed 2 Jun

Singing With Nightingales: Festival

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This May, join folk singer Sam Lee and three special guest musicians on a rare and thrilling journey as darkness falls upon the woodlands of Sussex.
Secret Location, near Lewes, Sussex BN8 5EF
Sun 30 May and Mon 31 May

VE Day Virtual 10K

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Honour all our armed forces personnel, past and present, by taking part in our VE Day 10k virtual running event.
Virtual Event
Sat 8 May

Grovelands - Open Garden for NGS

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A South Downs view welcomes you to this rural garden set in over an acre in the hamlet of Wineham. Created and developed by local landscape designer Sue McLaughlin and the owners, it is designed to...
Grovelands, Henfield BN5 9AW
Sat 29 May and Sun 30 May

Beyond & Above II

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Beyond & Above II is a collaboration of 13 professional artists and makers across Sussex showcasing their talents and creativity in the 21st century.
The Crypt Gallery, Church Street, Seaford BN25 1HD
Today to Sun 30 May

Holford Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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5 acre garden for all seasons, surrounding a C16 Manor (not open) with far-reaching views over the ha-ha to open fields with rare breed sheep and geese.
Holford Manor, Lewes BN8 4DU
Sat 15 May, Sun 23 May, Sat 5 Jun

Seaford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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On 30 May, 6 gardens open. 34 Chyngton Road divided into garden rooms with pastels, hot beds and a small meadow.
Seaford Gardens, Seaford BN25 1QH
Sun 30 May

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

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Gardens of 3½ acres set around 1832 Regency house (not open). The front is formally laid out with topiary, wide lawn, mixed border and contemporary water sculpture.
The Old Vicarage, Washington RH20 4AS
Mon 31 May

Highdown Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Curated by Sir Frederick Stern, these unique chalk gardens are home to rare plants and trees, many from seed collected by Wilson, Farrer and Kingdon-Ward.
Highdown Gardens, Worthing BN12 6FB
Wed 2 Jun

Harlands Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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We are thrilled to announce a new and additional garden into our trail. Our eclectic mix of town gardens continue to inspire and delight our visitors.
Harlands Gardens, Haywards Heath RH16 1PH
Sat 15 May and Sun 16 May

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