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August events
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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 Car Park or Foresters Green, Hartfield Road, Forest Row
Sat 6 Jun, Sat 4 Jul, Sat 1 Aug

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6 acre formal and romantic garden overlooking parkland with old roses, William Pye water feature, double white and blue herbaceous borders, yew hedges, pleached lime walks, copy of C17 scented herb
Clinton Lodge, Fletching
Mon 8 Jun, Mon 22 Jun, Mon 3 Aug

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Lovely rural setting for 1 acre garden surrounding C16 farmhouse with views of South Downs. Pretty in spring with daffodils, hellebores and primroses.
Butlers Farmhouse, Herstmonceux
Thu 2 Jul, Sat 22 Aug, Sun 23 Aug

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Set in approx 1 acre, this former hop garden has evolved using a variety of influences from famous gardens and the interests of the owners.
The Barn, Etchingham
Sat 4 Jul, Sun 5 Jul, Sat 29 Aug, Sun 30 Aug

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Meet Hello Kitty Hello Kitty is returning to her home at Drusillas! Visit her in her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself.
Drusillas Park Alfriston Road Alfriston
Thu 30 Jul, Thu 6 Aug, Thu 13 Aug, Thu 20 Aug, Thu 27 Aug

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The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show This three-day event brings together designer makers from across Sussex, displaying their beautifully designed and made work in the Elizabethan barn and in marquees on the lawns.
Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, Nr. Hailsham
Fri 31 Jul to Sun 2 Aug

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Chilled in a Field Festival is a feel good modern family-friendly festival. Having kids doesn’t mean you have to miss out on amazing live music and DJs until late into the night and your child-free...
Bentley Estate
Fri 31 Jul to Sun 2 Aug

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The biggest ever collection of The Jam memorabilia – ‘About The Young Idea’, launches in its spiritual home of Brighton on 1st and runs through until 31st August 2020.
Brighton Beach, Volks Halfway Station
Sat 1 Aug

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The biggest ever collection of The Jam memorabilia – ‘About The Young Idea’, launches in its spiritual home of Brighton on 1st and runs through until 31st August 2020.
Brighton Beach, Volks Halfway Station, .
Sat 1 Aug, Mon 31 Aug

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Hey Duggee A-WOOF! Calling all squirrels! Hey Duggee will be appearing at Drusillas Park! Head down to our events arena at intervals throughout the day for a ‘DUGGEE HUG’!
Drusillas Park Alfriston Road Alfriston
Wed 5 Aug

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Contemporary garden designed by Ian Kitson attached to C17 listed historic farmhouse. Entrance courtyard, sunken garden, herbaceous displays, wildlife pond, wildflower meadows, woodland area and...
Follers Manor, Alfriston
Sat 8 Aug and Sun 9 Aug

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Our beautiful 4 acre garden with colour themed borders is set amongst the rolling countryside of East Sussex.
Merriments Gardens, Hurst Green
Wed 12 Aug

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Peppa Pig at Drusillas Join in the excitement and snorts of laughter as the lovable Peppa Pig embarks on a Drusillas Park adventure. The cheeky piggy will be making appearances at various intervals throughout the day.
Drusillas Park Alfriston Road Alfriston
Wed 12 Aug

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The garden was designed in the 1930s when the house was owned by Charles Stewart Taylor, MP for Eastbourne. It has not changed in basic layout since then.
Limekiln Farm, Hailsham
Sat 15 Aug

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A 3 acre country garden with a lovely view across fields and hills to the South Downs. Created from scratch over the last 7 yrs with all design, planting and maintenance by the owner.
Camberlot Hall, Hailsham
Sat 15 Aug and Sun 16 Aug

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A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Preston Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand, previously known as Brighton Thai Festival.
Preston Park, Preston Road, Brighton
Sat 15 Aug and Sun 16 Aug

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The garden was designed in the 1930s when the house was owned by Charles Stewart Taylor, MP for Eastbourne. It has not changed in basic layout since then.
Limekiln Farm, Hailsham
Sun 16 Aug

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Meet Spider-Man at Drusillas Weaving a web of excitement the Amazing Spider-Man spins into action at Drusillas Park. The crime-fighting crusader will be launching his web-slinging fun and Super Hero antics during meet and greet...
Drusillas Park Alfriston Road Alfriston
Wed 19 Aug

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Come along and listen to Brass Fusion performing on Eastbourne Bandstand. A wonderful 90 minutes of excellent music.
EASTBOURNE BANDSTAND
Sun 23 Aug

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Meet the Gruffalo at Drusillas “Oh help! Oh no! It’s a gruffalo!” Come to Drusillas Park and see the mystical monster who lives in the deep dark wood.
Drusillas Park Alfriston Road Alfriston
Wed 26 Aug

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A unique and intimate concert with the highly acclaimed multi award-winning British singer Gabrielle Gabrielle performs the opening headline concert at this year’s August festival.
St Marys Church Church Square Rye
Fri 28 Aug

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The festival proudly present one of the most iconic British jazz funk bands, Incognito. You can expect to hear irresistible grooves and soulful vocals punctuated by the trademark Incognito horns.
St Marys Church Church Square Rye
Sat 29 Aug

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The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show To see the very best of designer made craft work come to Pashley Manor Gardens, where members of the Sussex Guild will be exhibiting in a large marquee in front of the Elizabethan manor house on
Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst, Near Wadhurst
Sat 29 Aug to Mon 31 Aug

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We look forward to welcoming you to our Brighton Racecourse fair. With 175 indoor stalls for you to explore at this fantastic fair.
Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, East Sussex
Sun 30 Aug

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We proudly present one of the most electrifying live performers on the international music scene. China Moses is a high voltage soul/jazz diva with a career as a singer as well as presenter for MTV...
St Marys Church Church Square Rye
Sun 30 Aug

Things to do in East Sussex