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CODA - a Tribute to Led Zeppelin are Europe’s most exciting and authentic tribute to Led Zeppelin, featuring incredible replica costumes and instruments, with a live sound and look unmatched by
White Rock, Hastings
Sat 18 Jan 20

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A great pantomime version of THE WIZARD OF OZ, with all the well known characters as well as a few extra to give that traditional pantomime atmosphere.
Shepherds Theatre, Little Common Community Centre, Shepherds Close, Little Common
Thu 16 Jan 20

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Michael Putland - The Music I Saw Celebrating Michael Putland’s new book Lucy Bell Gallery is delighted to host an exhibition of large scale and vintage prints from Michael’s extensive body of
Lucy Bell Fine Art, 46 Norman Road, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex
Wed 15 Jan 20

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To start 2020 Lewes History Group welcomes Stuart Billington, telling the history of St John sub Castro in the Pells.
Kings Church, Brooks Rd, Lewes
Mon 13 Jan 20

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Saturday 5 January 2020 7pm BRIGHTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL The Feast of Fools Various performers including BREMF Community Choir, Leah Stuttard, musical director, Streetfunk and children from
St Margaret of Antioch Church, The Green, Rottingdean, Brighton
Sun 5 Jan 20

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Nellie Limelight and the Oysters of Time, Theatre Royal Brighton There’s something fishy going on… When theatre detective Nellie Limelight receives an anonymous call for help she sets out to
Theatre Royal Brighton New Road Brighton
Sat 4 Jan 20

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Saturday 4 January 2020 7pm BRIGHTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL The Feast of Fools Various performers including BREMF Community Choir, Leah Stuttard, musical director, Streetfunk and children from
St Mary de Haura Church, Church Street, Shoreham-by-Sea
Sat 4 Jan 20

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We are holding a blood donation session on Friday 3rd January at Oxted School, Bluehouse Lane, Oxted RH8 0AB and have appointments available between 13:45 - 16:30 & 17:30 - 20:00.
Oxted School, Bluehouse Lane, Oxted
Fri 3 Jan 20

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Let’s start the New Year with a bang. Join us for a guided hike around the lesser-known parts of the estate. Hot drink included. Booking Essential. Phone: 01825 790 231.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Wed 1 Jan 20

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Nellie Limelight and the Oysters of Time, Theatre Royal Brighton There’s something fishy going on… When theatre detective Nellie Limelight receives an anonymous call for help she sets out to
Theatre Royal Brighton New Road Brighton
Sun 29 Dec 19

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Don’t miss this mind-boggling tale of how Yorkshire hunter gatherers, Ugg ‘n’ Ogg, saved us all from a life of doglessness by palling up with the wolves and inventing the world’s first dog.
Komedia Brighton 44-47 Gardner Street Brighton
Sun 29 Dec 19

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Enjoy an early start and see the castle before the crowds on our Boxing Day walk. Join us for a guided tour of the castle and grounds before we open to the public on Boxing Day.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Thu 26 Dec 19

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Let off steam and visit Bluebell Railway between Christmas and New Year. Heritage steam trains will run from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead from 26th December - 1st January.
Bluebell Railway Sheffield Park
Thu 26 Dec 19

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The Lewes Concert Orchestra, together with the Choir Schola Cantorum of St. Pancras Church, Lewes, will give a Christmas Festival concert on Friday 20 December 2019.
Town Hall, Fisher Street, Lewes
Fri 20 Dec 19

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Join our Ranger for an evening walk through the garden and into the woods. Keep your eyes peeled for night-time wildlife; look out for deer, listen out for owls and see if you can be as quiet as a...
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Fri 20 Dec 19

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In partnership with Costa Coffee, Never Alone is an opportunity to relax with a warm drink and a slice of cake, and to meet some new friends.
Costa Coffee, Brooks Road, Lewes
Wed 18 Dec 19

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Now in our 29th year at the Bluebell you will witness the events which lead up to and include a dastardly murder.
Sheffield Park Station
Wed 18 Dec 19

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Everyone’s invited to the magical world of “The Lost Toys’ Big Christmas Adventure!”, a brand-new family musical with incredible live music from Tony award-winning composer, Sarah Travis.
The Royal Hippodrome, Eastbourne
Tue 17 Dec 19

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Bring your best singing voice for festive carols with our choir. Kick start the Christmas countdown by joining us for carols in the cafe.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sun 15 Dec 19

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Enjoy traditional family carols with the Sussex Chorus. This family-friendly concert with the Sussex Chorus will get you in the festive mood in our decorated Oak Hall and provides the opportunity for...
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Sun 15 Dec 19

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Every second Saturday of the month from 9.00 to 12.30 Hailsham Farmers’ Market are at the Cattle Market Site, Market Street, Hailsham for you to visit and select local quality traceable produce...
Cattle Market Site, Market Street, Hailsham
Sat 14 Dec 19

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Try out lots of family crafts and activities for one price in our visitor centre. All the family can work together and create decorations, cards and colouring for Christmas.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sat 14 Dec 19

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Make some natural Christmas decorations at the Clergy House. Drop in and make some beautiful handmade decorations using natural materials; wreaths, mobiles, pomanders and cards.
Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate
Sat 14 Dec 19

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In this special acoustic performance Barbara Dickson and her pianist Nick Holland explore her catalogue of songs at an intimate level.
St Marys Church Church Square Rye
Sat 14 Dec 19

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Come and get Christmassy at The Stage Door, with an evening of live festive jazz music performed by The Lucy Pickering Quartet. FREE ENTRY! Saturday 14th December.
The Stage Door Pub, Eastbourne
Sat 14 Dec 19

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The Blunter Brothers, a Classic Funk, Soul and Mowtown band are playing at The Brunswick, Hove on Saturday 14th December 2019.
1 Holland Road Hove
Sat 14 Dec 19

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Everyone’s invited to the magical world of “The Lost Toys’ Big Christmas Adventure!”, a brand-new family musical with incredible live music from Tony award-winning composer, Sarah Travis.
The White Rock Theatre, Hastings
Fri 13 Dec 19

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Brighton Panto is back and will be a magical Christmas show for all the family as we follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City for an adventure which is truly out of this world.
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts Gardner Centre Road, Falmer, Brighton
Fri 13 Dec 19

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A Christmas celebration with the sensational royal wedding gospel choir - The Kingdom Choir We can’t think of a better way to welcome in the festive season that with this gospel celebration.
St Marys Church Church Square Rye
Fri 13 Dec 19

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Would you like volunteer at Birling Gap or Alfriston Clergy House' If so then why not come along to one of our coffee mornings.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Fri 13 Dec 19

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Performed by Uckfield Theatre Guild and featuring the young stars of the Deborah Lamb Theatre Arts, Dick Whittington is a traditional family pantomime.
Civic Centre
Fri 13 Dec 19

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Bah humbug - it’s Christmas! But if you want to regain some of that festive spirit do join the Crowborough Players at Crowborough Community Centre this December for their panto version of...
Crowborough Community Centre, Pine Grove, Crowborough
Fri 13 Dec 19

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Father Christmas procession to his grotto at the Parish Office to give out free presents to children. Kingfisher Scout Band do a display followed by Christmas Carol singing with Wealden Brass.
Outside The Parish Office, The Triangle, Lower Willingdon
Thu 12 Dec 19

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CLOGGMAS looks to be extra juicy on the 12th December with 6 wonderful performers! So let us be merry and hide inside with our mulled goodies!
The Brunswick Pub 1 Holland Road Hove
Thu 12 Dec 19

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The festival proudly presents a unique and intimate special concert with Curtis Stigers as part of the festival’s Christmas concert series.
St Mary’s Church Church Square Rye
Thu 12 Dec 19

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Introducing our open mic night on the second Wednesday of every month from 8pm at The Stage Door Pub. The event will be hosted by local musician Mike Fillery and is open for all to take part.
The Stage Door Pub, Eastbourne
Wed 11 Dec 19

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Brighton Consort (director James Dixon) with the Ashdown Consort of Viols An Elizabethan Feast - music for Advent, Christmas and Candlemas Seasonal choral works by Byrd, Gibbons, Weelkes and
St George’s Church, Kemptown, Brighton
Wed 11 Dec 19

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Triceratops is in charge of Santa’s sleigh! Alongside their friends the gingerbread men, reindeer and our resident Polar Bear - it’s definitely the most festive makeover you have ever...
Unit 8, Ground Floor Mermaid Walk The Waterfront Brighton Marina
Tue 10 Dec 19

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Following a short AGM Andrew Buxton will reveal many aspects of the history of Lewes that are represented by statues, monuments, murals and other artworks such as the madrigal singers in Grange
Kings Church, Brooks Rd, Lewes
Mon 9 Dec 19

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Festive shopping and gifts for all the family under one roof. Discover unusual and inspiring gifts from a range of stalls including local crafts people, National Trust supporters and suppliers.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sun 8 Dec 19

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We invite you to join us on a journey to the magical setting of Pantoland. We ask you to cheer our hero Jack and boo the evil Mayor Botchett.
Dale Hill Hotel & Golf Club, Ticehurst, Wadhurst
Sun 8 Dec 19

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We are delighted to be performing our Christmas concert again this year in Christ Church, with a collection for church funds.
Christ Church, Eastbourne
Sun 8 Dec 19

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Roland Penrose: Performance & Book Launch – event Shop and book launch opens at 4pm and performnce begins at 5pm Join us in Lewes to celebrate Roland Penrose‘s life story with the performance
West Gate Chapel, 92A High St, Lewes
Sat 7 Dec 19

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A day afternoon full of shopping and entertainment. Meet Anna and Elsa on arrival. Support small local businesses and buy handmade goods ready for Christmas.
Horam Manor Farm
Sat 7 Dec 19

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If so, head down to the Ambersey Green development, off Amberstone Road in Hailsham, on Saturday 7th December, where we are hosting a free professional photoshoot to give you the chance to win a £500
Amberstone Road, Amberstone Hailsham
Sat 7 Dec 19

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* Bacon Rolls * Tea * Coffee * Cakes * Bric-a-brac * Come and Join us for a drink and a chin wag * Everyone is welcome * (next to Langney Shopping Centre)
St Barnabas United Church and Christian Centre, Kingfisher Drive, Eastbourne
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Full day of entertainment. FREE ENTRY - Stall Holders - Entertainment - Food Meet Elsa and Anna from Frozen.
Horam Manor Farm A267, Horam
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Christmas Decorations, Christmas Craft Kits for Kids and Unique Gifts
Horam Manor Farm Horam
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Enjoy the decorated house at twilight and get ahead with some Christmas shopping. Join us as we keep the house and shop open until 6.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Christmas is the perfect time to cosy down and get crafty, so join us this December and decorate your own wooden star or snowflake tealight holder. Booking Advisable. Phone: 03442491895.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Take part in spooky tours this festive period, all tickets include a mince pie and mulled wine. An atmospheric tour of the house following Joan Aikens book The Haunting of Lamb House with excerpts...
Lamb House, West Street, Rye
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Christmas at the windmill! 11-1pm on Saturday 7th December. Meet Father Christmas (arriving 12 noon). Holly wreaths on sale. Music, mulled wine, mince pies, gifts, mill tours at 11.30 and 12.30pm.
Windmill Hill on A 271
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Forest Row Village Market is one of Sussex’ finest suppliers of good food and hand made crafts. Winners of Britain’s Best Small Community Market 2017.
Community Centre, Hartfield Road, Forest Row, East Sussex
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Now in our 29th year at the Bluebell you will witness the events which lead up to and include a dastardly murder.
Sheffield Park Station
Fri 6 Dec 19

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Heathfield Silver Band Christmas Concert State Hall, Station Road, Heathfield TN21 8LD. Don’t miss out on your tickets.
State Hall, Station Rd. Heathfield, East Sussex
Fri 6 Dec 19

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Relish in an evening of entertainment that will leave you “Feeling Good” with our wonderful Michael Bublé tribute act.
Dale Hill Hotel & Golf Club, Ticehurst, Wadhurst
Fri 6 Dec 19

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Never Alone has been set up by CPJ Field, a tenth-generation family business, to help support and connect people in our local community.
CPJ Field Community Champion Sussex, Uckfield
Thu 5 Dec 19

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120 Priceless works of Art returned by HRH The Queen and Buckingham Palace An exclusive festive cultural evening hosted by The Deputy Mayor Cllr Alan Robins will take place on Thursday 5th
The Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton
Thu 5 Dec 19

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This festive season European Arts Company returns following a highly successful 2018 run of A Christmas Carol.
The Old Courtroom, 118 Church St, Brighton
Thu 5 Dec 19

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Holy Cross Church Uckfield Festival of Christmas Trees This wonderful community event displays an impressive 100+ Christmas trees, all sponsored and decorated by local organisations, schools,
Holy Cross Church, Belmont Road, Uckfield
Thu 5 Dec 19

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Something wicked this way comes Fame, glory, love, power, wealth, sex, happiness … but at what cost? How far will man go to get his deservings?
Manor Barn, 4 De La Warr Road, Bexhill
Thu 5 Dec 19

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Enjoy a glass of bubbles while sampling an array of fantastic fragrances. Perfect as a girl’s evening out, or for stocking up on your Christmas gifts.
The Bear Club, Eastbourne
Wed 4 Dec 19

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Visit the castle this autumn and discover some stunning wildlife photography in our autumn exhibition.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Mon 2 Dec 19

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Treat yourself to a delicious 2- or 3-course, waitress served Christmas lunch in our festively decorated tea room.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Mon 2 Dec 19

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Enjoy a three-course dinner with exclusive use of Luxfords Restaurant. Available from Monday 2 December to Thursday 19 December. Pre-booking is essential. Minimum 20 people.
Civic Centre
Mon 2 Dec 19

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Join us in Luxfords Restaurant for your Christmas Lunch. Book now for your club, business, office or even for your family and friends. Pre-booking is essential.
Civic Centre
Mon 2 Dec 19

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Visit the castle this autumn and discover some stunning wildlife photography in our autumn exhibition.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Discover Mallards, Lamb Houses fictional alter-ego at Christmas. Delight your imagination with Mapps festive and sometimes stolen, recipes in the Dining Room.
Lamb House, West Street, Rye
Sun 1 Dec 19

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See the Clergy house decorated for Christmas. Tis the season to be jolly, so we have decked the halls with boughs of holly! See the seasonally decorated medieval Clergy House. Booking Not Needed.
Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Use foliage from the South Downs to create a natural Christmas wreath for your home. We’ll provide materials, tools and tea and coffee for you to make your own Christmas wreath.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Services for December 2019 1st December - 10.00am Holy Communion 1st December - 6.30pm carols with the Salvation Army 8th December - 10.00am Holy Communion 8th December - 3.
Church Hill, Newhaven, (Disabled access from Second Avenue)
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Warbleton Brass Band entertain with an afternoon of fine music including some festive favourites. 2pm Free entry with retiring collection DUNN VILLAGE HALL Plenty of free parking.
DUNN VILLAGE HALL, RUSHLAKE GREEN, EAST SUSSEX
Sun 1 Dec 19

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All the family can enjoy decorating Christmas cookies together at Birling Gap. We’ll provide the biscuits, icing and decorations for you to create your festive bag of biscuits.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Discover the story of Nellie Peel, one of the last owners of Sheffield Park, on her pioneering trip to the Arctic circle.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Exhibition of paintings made by Diana Krilova for one day only on Sunday 1st December 1-5pm at Venue on the Green, Forest Row (next to the skate park) Please get in touch with any questions:
Venue on the Green (next to the skate park), Station Road, Forest Row
Sun 1 Dec 19

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This popular fun family festive event is open to all ages and abilities. The De La Warr Pavilion and Bexhill’s seafront will again be the setting for this sponsored event.
Bexhill-on-Sea Promenade, De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Come and see the house decorated for Christmas with a ’Just So’ theme. This year we will be, once again, using a ’Just So’ theme for our Christmas decorations in the house.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Discover the work students from Gildredge House school have produced to inspire environmental care and change.
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Dean, East Sussex, Eastbourne
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Enjoy a festive storytelling session and meet Father Christmas in a beautiful medieval castle setting.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Get out and about in the garden at Bateman’s and discover the hiding places of our ’Just So Animals’. Jungle animals will be making an appearance in the garden this winter.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Sun 1 Dec 19

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Get festive with Cat and Jo from Crafternoon Hove and make your very own, bespoke Christmas wreath in our relaxed and fun Hove based space.
Crafternoon Hove, 3 Reynolds Road Hove
Sat 30 Nov 19

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Treat yourself to a delicious Christmas lunch at the Bluebell Railway this festive time. The Birch Grove Suite at Sheffield Park Station is serving Christmas Carvery across the seasonal period,...
Bluebell Railway Sheffield Park Station
Sat 30 Nov 19

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23rd November 2019 - 23rd December 2019 Meet Santa in his magical Santa’s Grotto at Drusillas Park.
Drusillas Park Alfriston Road Alfriston
Sat 30 Nov 19

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Visit Hello Kitty in her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself. Meet and greet opportunities will operate at intervals throughout the day.
Drusillas Park Alfriston Road Alfriston
Sat 30 Nov 19

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The Players’ traditional family panto is full of song, dance and lots of laughs. The King and Queen of Inajiffy are shocked when evil witch Wasere places a curse on their daughter Katrina.
The Meridian Centre, Greenwich Way, Peacehaven
Sat 30 Nov 19

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You’ll find a wonderful warm welcome awaits you at The Sara Lee Trust annual Christmas Fair. There will be lots to see and do to get you into the festive spirit.
The Hastings Centre The Ridge Hastings
Sat 30 Nov 19

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Pop the champagne, Hundred Watt Club are back in town! Join them at St Mary In The Castle with a glittering line-up of neo-burlesque, circus, vaudeville and comedy.
St Mary in the Castle, Pelham Crescent, Hastings, East Sussex
Sat 30 Nov 19

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Critically acclaimed as one of the world’s greatest tribute shows, Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years returns in 2019 with an all new production.
Trading Boundaries, Sheffield Green, Near Fletching
Sat 30 Nov 19

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The London Mozart Players, are packing their buckets and spades as they have been appointed Artists in Residence for the next year at the Opus Theatre, Hastings, this is a wonderful opportunity to
Opus Theatre, Hastings
Sat 30 Nov 19

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Visit our Christmas Pop Up Shop at The Junction in Polegate. Buy all your body shop, perfume, cosmetics, nail polishes, teacher gifts and family stocking fillers in one place.
The junction pub and restaurant polegate
Thu 28 Nov 19

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Hastings Arts Forum’s annual Christmas Fair with a unique range of high quality gifts and art works, to include jewellery,glass, metalware, hats, fashion, artworks, ceramics and local produce.
Hastings Arts Forum, 36 Marina, St Leonards on Sea
Tue 26 Nov 19

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Create a special family memory this Christmas with a festive steam train journey on board a ‘Santa Special’ between Eridge and Tunbridge Wells West.
Eridge
Sat 23 Nov 19

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This is a great event for family and friends. We’re celebrating 25 years of the Fairtrade logo by having a day’s event at the Friends Meeting House in central Brighton.
Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton
Sat 23 Nov 19

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J. S. Bach Christmas Oratorio is being performed on Saturday 23 November at 7.30 pm at All Saints Church Centre, Church Road, Crowborough TN6 1ED.
All Saints Church Centre, Church Road, Crowborough
Sat 23 Nov 19

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Making her debut in Crowborough, Maria Herriott brings her amazing Adele The Tribute show to the stage for an evening of vocal magic.
CROWBOROUGH COMMUNITY CENTRE PINE GROVE CROWBOROUGH
Sat 23 Nov 19

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Not long now until our first live music event in Crowborough at the Crowborough Community Centre and we would like everybody in Crowborough and surrounding communities to support this great
Crowborough Community Centre
Sat 23 Nov 19

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An Evening of Live Music of the 60s/70s with Andy & Marilyn, R&R and The Melody Makers in aid of 2nd Hailsham Scout Group’s new HQ.
Grovelands School, Dunbar Drive, Hailsham
Sat 23 Nov 19

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The second film in The Secret Life of Pets franchise reunites us with Jack Russell terrier Max, his family and the cast of pets that live in his apartment building.
The Picture House, Uckfield, The Picture House, High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex
Fri 22 Nov 19

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Create truly beautiful artwork in the style of Klimt using real GOLD! Have a go at painting in Gustav Klimt’s decorative Art Nouveau style, incorporating 24 carat gold leaf.
Hartfield Village Hall, 2 High Street
Fri 22 Nov 19

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Tablehurst Community Farm is delighted to announce our unique take on a food-focused Christmas tasting and shopping evening.
Tablehurst Farm, London Road, Forest Row
Thu 21 Nov 19

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