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Today to Sun 24 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

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 - 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 - 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 - 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
Today 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Herstmonceux Castle Gardens and Grounds - Open Garden for NGS
Herstmonceux is renowned for its magnificent moated castle set in beautiful parkland and superb Elizabethan walled gardens, leading to delightful discoveries such as our rhododendron, rose and herb gardens and onto our woodland trails.
Herstmonceux Castle Gardens and Grounds, Hailsham
Sat 23 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 - 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 - 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

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
Today, Mon 28 May

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 - 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 - 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 9 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

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 - Seaford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Five unique gardens opening for Seaford Gardens group this year. Seaford Community Garden is new and provides an interesting space from members of the community to come together and share a gardening experience. High Trees is a beautiful garden with interesting plants, ferns and grasses, plus a woodland garden.
Seaford Gardens, Seaford
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Garden originally designed by Lanning Roper in the 1960s. 4 acre garden with lots of different rooms, set around a Regency vicarage (not open) with wonderful Downland views. Features a walled garden with vegetable parterre and flower borders, wild flower meadow, pond, pleached limes and over 100 roses.
Old Vicarage, Lewes
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Driftwood - Open Garden for NGS
Monty Don said in his introduction to Driftwood on BBC 2 Gardeners World in Sept 2016, ’It’s a small garden by the sea (112ft x 40ft) with inspired planting and design’.
Driftwood, Seaford
Tue 19 Jun, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Orienteering Week
Using your own Orienteering Map, navigate your way around Newhaven Fort’s new exciting Orienteering Course. The aim is to navigate between the control points to pick the best possible route. This professionally created Orienteering Guide is FREE – so come along and take up the challenge now!
Newhaven Fort, Fort Road, Newhaven
Today to Sun 3 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 - The Wayfinder Conference
Pivoting through Uncertain Times South-East business owners, leaders and influencers are seeking a motivational environment in which to do business and develop their staff. The Wayfinder conferences have already attracted decision makers from Corporates, SMEs, Parliamentarians & Local Authority Chief Executives.
East Sussex National Little Horsted, Uckfield
Fri 15 Jun

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 - Monk's House - Works by Woolf
Join Larry Yates for readings in the garden and hear some of Virginia Woolf’s most famous words in situ. The garden at Monk’s House was a huge source of inspiration for Virginia Woolf. This season, why not take the opportunity to listen to some of her works recited in the garden in which they were written.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Wed 30 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Monk's House - The Woolfs in Rodmell: A Village Tour
Unlock the history of Rodmell, the village so loved by Leonard and Virginia. The Woolfs moved to Monk’s House in Rodmell, East Sussex in 1919 but what was the village like in Virginia’s lifetime' Why not come and join a guided tour and learn more about the history of the place the Woolfs called home.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Thu 31 May, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Monk's House - Garden Tour
Join our garden research volunteer on a guided tour. Leonard Woolf was a keen gardener, whilst Virginia took much inspiration from the garden for her works. Join a guided tour with our garden research volunteer to find out more about the trees, plants, flowers and history of this beautiful Bloomsbury garden.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Monk's House - Bookbinding Workshop
Follow the expert guidance of Bookbinders of Lewes as you make your very own leather bound journal. An ideal workshop for beginners. Bookbinders of Lewes will take you through every step.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Monk's House - Woolf Walks
Step out into the great outdoors and follow in the footsteps of Virginia Woolf. Virginia Woolf was a keen walker and would often stride out into the South Downs with her dogs Sally or Pinka by her side.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Monk's House - Wood engraving weekend
Spend some quality time in the garden at Monk’s House and gain inspiration to create your own wood engraving over a weekend. Join renowned wood engraver, Keith Pettit, on this weekend workshop and try your hand at wood engraving.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Monk's House - Nino Strachey: Rooms of Their Own
Nino Strachey introduces her new book ’Rooms of Their Own’ in Monk’s House garden. Nino Strachey introduces her new book, a fascinating insight into the Bloomsbury group seen through the homes of three of its members: Virginia Woolf, Vita and Edward Sackville-West.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Monk's House - Dallowday
Help us celebrate Virginia Woolf. ’Mrs Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself’ is the famous opening line of Woolf’s novel ’Mrs Dalloway’. In celebration of Woolf’s well-loved novel we plan to fill the house with flowers and celebrate in a manner fit for Mrs Dalloway.
Monk’s House, Rodmell, Lewes
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Southover Open Gardens 2018 in Lewes
Secret Lewes gardens throw open their gates Southover Open Gardens is back for 2018 with 13 lovely gardens to explore. The popular annual summer trail of secret gardens takes place on Sunday June 10, hosted by Southover Bonfire Society, and is raising funds to buy some of the fireworks Lewes is famous for.
Lewes
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Beeches - Open Garden for NGS
C18 walled garden with cut flowers, vegetables, salads and fruit. Separate orchard and rose garden. Herbaceous borders and hot border. There are two ponds, one with a willow house. Extensive lawns and a C18 barn. A hazel walk is being developed.
The Beeches, Lewes
Today

More details - The X-Men
The X-Men + The Voo-Dooms + The Cretins. Artists performing: The X-Men.: Tickets avaiable.
Lewes Con Club, Lewes
Today

More details - Annual Arts & Crafts Fair in Uckfield
The Bridge Arts in Uckfield (#BAiU) summer Arts & Crafts Fair is open Friday & Saturday, 15-16 June, in the Uckfield Civic Centre. Each year BAiU community group organises the largest arts & crafts fair in Uckfield.
Uckfield Civic Centre, Uckfield
Fri 15 Jun and Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bye Bye Baby - A Celebration of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Bye Bye Baby is more than your average tribute band. They deliver a full theatre show covering the journey of the Four Seasons from the very beginning up until the Disco era and the rock and roll hall of fame. In fact a musical journey through the sounds of one of the most successful bands of all time.
The Civic Centre, Uckfield, East Sussex
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Uckfield Art Group , Bi -annual Art Exhibition and sale work.
Exhibition and sale of art work by local artists. Refreshments and Childrens Activity Table. Free parking in adjacent central car park.
Luxford Centre, Library Way, Uckfield
Sat 2 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,
Today to Sun 3 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 - 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 - Offham House - Open Garden for NGS
Romantic garden with fountains, flowering trees, arboretum, double herbaceous border, long peony bed. 1676 Queen Anne house (not open) with well knapped flint facade. Herb garden and walled kitchen garden with glasshouses, coldframes, chickens, guinea fowl, sheep and friendly pig.
Offham House, Lewes
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Bradness Gallery - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful and tranquil mature, organic, wildlife garden with trees, scented shrubs, old roses, herbaceous borders and wild garden planting. A wooded stream flows along the bottom and two large ponds are home to wild ducks, dragonflies and frogs. Also raised beds for vegetables, herbs and cut flowers.
Bradness Gallery, Barcombe
Thu 14 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 - Burwash Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Were all intrigued by a hidden garden arent we' Here in our beautiful village in the High Weald AONB the gardens are well concealed from public view located mainly behind centuries-old listed properties. They vary in style and planting, and range in size from a few square meters to three acres.
Burwash Hidden Gardens, Burwash
Sat 23 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

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