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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 - 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,
Today to Sun 3 Jun

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,
Today 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 - 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,
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 - 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 - Bodiam Castle - Conservation talk and handling session: Friday 22 June 2018, 10.30am-12.30pm
Join our castle conservation team for an insight into some of our artefacts and conservation work. This hands-on session will give you the chance to discover more about the conservation work at the castle. We’ll also tell you about some of our artefacts and give you the chance to hold these special items.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Fri 22 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Fathers Day Lunch - Fathers Eat for FREE
Treat Dad this Father’s Day with a delicious three course meal at Dale Hill.
Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club, Ticehurst, Wadhurst
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Beneath the Canopy
An enduring fascination with trees: their majestic forms and graceful branches, the abundant wildlife they support. A mixed exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery inspired by our love of trees, birds and insects
Artichoke Gallery, Church Street, Ticehurst
Today, Tue 29 May

More details - Beneath the Canopy
An enduring fascination with trees: their majestic forms and graceful branches, the abundant wildlife they support. A mixed exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery inspired by our love of trees, birds and insects
Artichoke Gallery, Church Street, Ticehurst
Wed 30 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 - Northiam Midsummer Festival
Northiam Bonfire Society’s Midsummer Festival is on Northiam Playing Fields on Saturday 23rd June, and starts at 11am and carries on until the beer runs out!
Northiam Playing Fields, Main Street, Northiam
Sat 23 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 - Wealden Times Midsummer Fair
Wealden Times Midsummer Fair, set in the stunning grounds of the Hole Park estate near Tenterden, will be showcasing over 250 handpicked exhibitors selling contemporary and vintage home wares, garden accessories, fabulous fashion and jewellery as well as artisan food and drink.
Hole Park, Rolvenden, Kent
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Hole Park - Open Garden for NGS
Hole Park is proud to stand amongst the group of gardens which first opened in 1927 soon after it was laid out by my great grandfather.
Hole Park, Cranbrook
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Scotney Castle - Family fun guided walk
All ages family walk. Join our estate guides for a walk around the Scotney Castle estate, which is very much family friendly. This walk will incorporate a visit to our Wilderness Camp and our natural play trail. Find the big tree swing in the pasture, search for butterflies in. Booking Not Needed.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Vegetable maintenance
Once the frosts are finished it is time to plant out. Come and hear about bed preparation and our ’no-dig’ alternative method of maintenance to get the most out of your plot. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 30 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Woodland guided walk
Scotney is steeped in Wealden history, join us on this walk to see saw pits, charcoal areas and coppiced woodland. Join our volunteer estate guides on this informative walk focusing on the Scotney Castle estate woodlands and how they connect with our past and their importance for the future.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 9 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Growing tomatoes
We have grown tomatoes in our vine house for many years now and while it is under repair we will be looking at growing more outside in the garden. Find out the techniques and the challenges in producing delicious tomatoes. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 13 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
Today

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 - MUM2MUM MARKET - Cranbrook (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 10 June 2018 2pm-4pm The Weald Sports Centre, Angley Road, Cranbrook TN17 2PN BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *25 stalls with lots of bargains!
The Weald Sports Centre
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour
Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour. Artists performing: Paloma Faith.: Tickets avaiable.
Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest, Goudhurst, Kent
Fri 15 Jun

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
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Sissinghurst Castle Garden - Rooms of Their own - Book signing
Come along to the shop and meet Nino Strachey, the author of Rooms of Their Own. Nino Strachey is descended from a family at the heart of the Bloomsbury Group. Her research focuses on the expression of personality through place, interpreting the biography of buildings and collections.
Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Sissinghurst, Biddenden Road, near Cranbrook
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 - 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 - Mayfield Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Mayfield is a beautiful Wealden village with tearooms, an old pub and many interesting historical connections. The gardens to visit are all within walking distance of the village centre.
Mayfield Gardens, Mayfield
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Orchard End - Open Garden for NGS
Contemporary classical garden within a 4 acre site. Made over 15yrs by resident landscape designer. Divided into rooms with linking vistas. Incl hot borders, white garden, exotics, oak and glass summerhouse amongst magnolias. Dramatic changes in level. Formal pool with damp garden, ornamental vegetable potager.
Orchard End, Horsmonden
Today, Sun 27 May, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

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 - Pett Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Pett is the last village in the Sussex Weald before it sweeps down to meet the English Channel a mile away. Four gardens are opening in Pett Village in 2018, three opening for the NGS for the first time. The variety in the gardens, all within walking distance of each other, is extensive and intriguing.
Pett Village Gardens, Hastings
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 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
Today

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 - Carly Paoli & Oliver Poole in Concert
Two Giants Of The World’s Concert Halls Unite! Chart-topping British soprano and international phenomenon Carly Paoli will be joined by one the world’s most thrilling and groundbreaking concert pianists Oliver Poole for one truly unmissable night.
24 Cambridge Road, Hastings
Sat 9 Jun

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
Today

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 - Smallhythe Place - My Dog's Got No Nose
Following their sell-out performance of ’Old Herbaceous’ at Smallhythe Place last year, Kick In The Head Productions return with a play by Ron Aldridge. Performed by Giles Shenton.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Today

Things to do in Robertsbridge