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More details - Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS
This beautiful garden has been designed to create a paradise in which to entertain and relax in. A concentrated effort has been made by two talented owners to incorporate their own eye-catching woodland sculptures including ’Joey the war horse’, ’Wee Brodie’ our stag, and Athena the owl in...
Peelers Retreat, Arundel
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 20 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Spring Plant Fair & Tulip Festival
Located in the attractive grounds of the historical Arundel Castle with its stunning display of 60,000 tulips the plant fair provides a collection of leading specialist nurseries offering a wide range of bulbs, perennials, herbs, shrubs and trees.
Arundel Castle, Arundel W. Sussex
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Allium Extravaganza
During May & June 2018 eruptions of pom-pom headed alliums will burst into bloom at Arundel Castle. Exploding into flower with bright blooms towering over neighbouring plants, it’s easy to see why alliums are a firm favourite with the nation’s gardeners and nicknamed the ‘fireworks of gardening’.
Arundel Castle
Tue 1 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Annual Tulip Festival
During April and May, Arundel Castle is the place for tulip enthusiasts. During this period over 60,000 tulips will bloom in the Castle’s stunning gardens providing visitors with one of the most impressive tulip displays in the country.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Tue 15 May

More details - Plant Sale being held by Bognor Regis Friends of Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice
Come and enjoy our ever popular Plant Sale including annuals, herbaceous, herbs, and house plants. Also fruit and vegetables for sale. Why not meet up with your friends for delicious cake and a cup of coffee too.
St Mary’s Centre, Grassmere Close, Felpham
Thu 10 May

More details - Model Railway Exhibition
KIDS GO FREE. Showcasing some of the best high quality model railway layouts in the region. More layouts, more traders, more to see. Ride on Railway for kids of all ages. Catering as usual by Buffers ensure plenty of choice with homemade cakes and sandwiches, Bacon rolls etc. Free car park. Disabled access.
NEW VENUE, THE LITTLEHAMPTON ACADEMY, FITZALAN ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Sat 19 May

More details - John Lawsons Circus
Roll up to Englands favourite family circus! Once again John Lawsons Circus is touring near you. Come and be amazed by Artites from all over the world.
Eastern Seafront Green, Littlehampton
Thu 10 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Why did the First World War end in November 1918
A talk by Dave Smith. The First World War came to an end 100 years ago this year, after an unprecedented four years of carnage and suffering. An illustrated talk by WWI enthusiast and former History teacher, Dave Smith, will examine why the war came to an end in November 1918, and the reasons why Germany lost it.
Aldwick Parish Rooms, 88 Pryors Lane, Bognor Regis
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Bignor Park - Open Garden for NGS
11 acres of peaceful garden to explore with magnificent views of the South Downs. Interesting trees, shrubs, wild flower areas, with swathes of daffodils in spring. The walled flower garden has been replanted with herbaceous borders. Temple, Greek loggia, Zen pond and unusual sculptures.
Bignor Park, Pulborough
Tue 15 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Opening Saturday at Goodwood Racecourse
Enjoy quality racing at the world’s most beautiful racecourse and experience some of the many sporting pursuits available across the Goodwood Estate including motor sport, flying and golf. Visit goodwood.com for tickets. Tickets from £10 (in advance). Children go free.
Goodwood Racecourse
Sat 5 May

More details - Play Power - Present Laughter
In partnership with the University of Chichester, these panel discussions led by Professor Simon Barker offer insight into selected productions. Linked to our production of Present Laughter, explore key themes in Noël Coward’s works including class, relationships and self-deprecation.
Steven Pimlott Building, Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester
Sat 5 May

More details - The Moongate Garden - Open Garden for NGS
S-facing garden 50 metre x 15 metre, in its third year. A stunning Purbeck stone wall with moongate bisects the garden, creating two distinct halves.
The Moongate Garden, Littlehampton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Art Views
Art Views is an opportunity to look at and discuss selected works from the Gallery collection. Open to everyone and dementia-friendly. Followed by tea and cake. Booking essential via Lucy Greenfield only (l.greenfield@pallant.org.uk / 07788489536).
Pallant House Gallery 9 North Pallant Pallant House Gallery Chichester
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 24 May

More details - Family Activity
Join us for our FREE family drop-in activity in the Studio. Taking inspiration from Damien Hirst, Sheila Bownas and Pop Art, we’ll be creating motifs with mixed media to place on a large scale backdrop. Idea by Kate Reynolds. No need to book.
Pallant House Gallery 9 North Pallant Pallant House Gallery Chichester
Sat 12 May

More details - Crafts Gifts and More
Join us for an explosion of arts, craft, gifts, chocolate, cakes, jewellery and sooooo much more, FREE ENTRY , child friendly and wheelchair access - cosy village hall, refreshments available, plenty of free parking. from 11am - 3pm
Pagham Village Hall, Pagham Road, Pagham
Sun 6 May

More details - Video 125 - 30 years of rail on film
We welcome Peter Middleton the founder and Managing Director of Video 125. The well known railway film supplier. Peter will be showing some films and also have a variety of DVDs etc. available for anybody wishing to purchase at a reduced rate.
County Hall, West Street, Chichester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Champs Hill - Open Garden for NGS
Champs Hill has been developed around three disused sand quarries since 1960. The woodlands are full of beautiful rhododendrons and azaleas, but the most striking feature is the collection of heathers in August. The garden also has some interesting sculptures and stupendous views.
Champs Hill, Pulborough
Sun 13 May

More details - Moonlight Walk for St Wilfrid's Hospice
Celebrate a decade of Moonlight Walk and be a star for St Wilfrid’s! Join #TeamWilf on 5th May for a 5 or 10 mile sponsored walk through Chichester – walk to remember a loved one, walk with family and friends, walk to show you care.
Westgate Leisure Centre Via Ravenna Chichester
Sat 5 May

More details - The Apuldram Centre - Open Garden for NGS
Award-winning Wildlife and Sensory Garden. Winding pathway sensitively planted with bee loving plants, all grown from seed, which leads to a tranquil pond and bog garden.
The Apuldram Centre, Chichester
Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun

More details - Sennicotts - Open Garden for NGS
Historic gardens set around a Regency villa (not open) with views across mature Sussex parkland to the South Downs. Working walled kitchen and cutting garden. Lots of space for children and a warm welcome for all.
Sennicotts, Chichester
Sun 20 May and Mon 21 May

More details - Fittleworth Garden Trail
14 Gardens Open plus special attractions £6 per person covers both days (children free) Plant Stall & Garden Miscellanea Childrens Woodland Trail. Fulling Mills restoration. Botanical Art Exhibition by Vicky Mappin at Sofas & Stuff Hand crafted coppice work Ploughmans/Light Lunches from 12.
Fittleworth Village
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - Walk For Wadars
Walk for Wadars is our annual 5-mile sponsored walk which we hold to raise much needed funds for our work. The event starts at Goring Gap Green (close to the Sea Lane Café), then goes along the promenade to Worthing Pier, and back. You don’t even need to have a dog to Walk for Wadars!
Goring Gap Green to Worthing Pier and back.
Sun 13 May

More details - Durrington High School Car Boot Sale
A chance to Spring clean those cupboards and drawers .... turn your unwanted items into cash and support Durrington High School
Durrington High School The Boulevard Worthing
Sat 12 May

More details - The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair
Over 50 dealers, mainly members of the UK’s two professional associations - BADA and LAPADA - are congregating with their finest art and antiques from contemporary and antique sculpture, oil and watercolour paintings, illustrations, jewellery, traditional and country furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics,
The Marquee, Petworth Park, Petworth House, Petworth
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Petworth - Costume Encounters
Hear what life was like below stairs in the early 1800s as our costume team bring the Historic Kitchens to life carrying out daily tasks just as the servants would have done. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Petworth - Exhibition: Elizabeth Ilive - A Woman Ahead of Her Time
Discover the remarkable life and achievements of a pioneering woman who lived at Petworth around the 1800s. This interactive exhibition includes a reimagining of the laboratory she developed at Petworth. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Sat 5 May to Tue 3 Jul

More details - Petworth - Incredible Inventions trail
Follow in the footsteps of Elizabeth Ilive and become an inventor extraordinaire. Using clues around the Pleasure Grounds create an ingenious tool and claim your prize. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 5-11. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Sat 5 May to Tue 3 Jul

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Gardens of 3½ acres set around 1832 Regency house (not open). The front, formally laid out with topiary, wide lawn, mixed border, and contemporary water sculpture. The rear, features new and mature trees from C19, herbaceous borders, water garden and stunning uninterrupted views of the North Downs.
The Old Vicarage, Washington
Sun 13 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Cadillac  Countrys  Rockin  Roadhouse
Join us for another great evening of foot tappin’ country music with Cadillac Country one of the best country bands in West Sussex. Great atmosphere, great company and great music! Invited guest band each month. Refreshments are available but BYO alcohol. Car parking, disabled facilities.
Washington Village Hall, School Lane, Washington
Fri 18 May, Fri 15 Jun

More details - Rotary Club of West Worthing Car Boot Sale
Rotary Club of West Worthing Car Boot Sale to be held on Saturday 5th May from 6am - 12 Noon on Broadwater Green, Worthing BN14 9DJ Cars £10.00 MPV £12.00 Vans £15.00 Enquiries to Jeremy Flaskett 07977579139 All Vehicles must be packed up and left the field by 12.30 as a cricket match will be starting.
Broadwater Green, Broadwater, Worthing, West Sussex
Sat 5 May

More details - Jolly comedy club
Local comedian Jo Public "always has the audience in stitches" hosts another night of riotous fun and laughter at Jolly Comedy Club. This month’s special guest comedian is the unstoppable Lynn Ruth Miller – Currently the oldest performing stand up female comedian on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Burlington Hotel Marine Parade
Fri 4 May

More details - Celebrity Cricket Match & Family Day Out at Selsey
Once again Selsey Cricket Club welcomes the Thespian Thunderer’s to Selsey Cricket Club, playing for the Sir Patrick Moore cup and Family day out, Sunday 13th May 12:30 pm for a 1.
Selsey Cricket Club. The Sir Patrick Moore Pavilion, The Recreation Ground, Paddock Lane, Selsey, We
Sun 13 May

More details - Worthing Toyfair Train Toy and Collectors Fair
The greatest variety of model and toy trains , diecast road and farm vehicles , sci-fi and model soldiers on sale in a single location in West Sussex. Large display of running layout based on RTR OO models from 10am to 1.30pm Light Refreshments on Sale, large Sainsburys nearby.
Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing
Sun 6 May

More details - The Grange Indoor Car Boot
Indoor car boot - established car boot taking place in our main sports hall - wide selection of pre-used household and garden items at car boot prices - café is open for the duration serving hot and cold food and beverages
The Grange Leisure Centre, Midhurst
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Grange Monthly Market
Collectables, Retro, Curos, Crafts, Plants, Small furniture, Bric-a Brac, Jewellery and lots more Car Park free for first 2 hours - on-site café - free admission
The Grange Centre, Bepton Road, Midhurst
Sat 19 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Slindon Estate - Evening Amble
A twilight walk through the woods of Slindon. Creep quietly through Slindon Estate at dusk to avoid disturbing the foraging of nocturnal wildlife. Learn more about the habits of the creatures that inhabit this enigmatic world. Light refreshments will be provided at the end of this ranger-led guided walk.
Slindon Estate
Wed 16 May

More details - Colours Worthing: Ladies fashion show and pop up shop
Welcome to Colours Worthing: a (fun)draising fashion and beauty event with discounted pop up shop. Women of all styles, tastes and ages will love this fashion and beauty evening in the fabulous setting of St Paul’s Worthing. Charity fashion show, discount clothing and much more!
St Pauls, 55b Chapel Road, Worthing
Wed 25 Apr

More details - TotRockin' DadsPlayDate : Film-making | Lego | Crafting For Dads & Kids
’Dad La Soul’ the new TotRockinBeats Saturday morning club especially for dads and their kids. You can expect soft play, crafting, Lego, DJ workshops, and as part of a monthly theme, everything from filmmaking, circus skills, zombie mask making, den building, science lessons and a whole lot more.
Guild Care Day Centre- Worthing, West Sussex
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Cookscroft - Open Garden for NGS
This is a garden for all seasons which delights the visitor. Started in 1988, it features cottage, woodland and Japanese style gardens, water features and borders of perennials with a particular emphasis on southern hemisphere plants. Unusual plants for the plantsman to enjoy, many grown from seed.
Cookscroft, Chichester
Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May

More details - Midhurst Rother College Community Day
The Midhurst Rother College Community Day is now a well-established and much anticipated date in the Town’s calendar of events.
Midhurst Rother College, North Street, Midhurst.
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Nature of Forgetting
Following a highly successful run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting now launches an exciting international tour. It is a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory and recollection are gone. Tom has just turned 55.
Connaught Theatre
Thu 10 May and Fri 11 May

More details - The Exploded Circus
** OFFICIAL WORLD PREMIERE** A visually stunning performance from all-female troupe Mimbre. The show starts as an explosion has been caught frozen in time, with the remnants of the circus ring left hanging in the air – suspended above the ground in a fleeting moment.
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Plant  & Cake Sale
The popular annual Plant and Cake Sale organised by the Friends of Warminghurst Church takes place on Saturday the 12th May from 12 - 3pm. With a wide variety of plants, seedlings, flowers, veg plants, herbs and much more, there is plenty to tempt the keen gardener and novice alike.
The Holy Sepulchre at Warminghurst (Warminghurst Church)
Sat 12 May

More details - Sompting & District Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition
12 layouts in a variety of scales, eras and locations. Refreshments and free parking. Morris Models local trader for sales and advice. Demonstrations throughout the weekend. See website for more information. We look forward to seeing you.
Sompting Village Hall, West Street, Sompting, West Sussex
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Woolbeding Gardens - Woolbeding Gardens
A masterpiece of colour, design and planting, this carefully cultivated garden awaits your discovery. Woolbeding delights at every turn with distintive garden rooms set against manicured hedges and thoughtfully composed colour-themed borders.
Woolbeding Gardens, Woolbeding, nr Midhurst
Thu 26 Apr, Fri 27 Apr, Thu 3 May, Fri 4 May, Thu 10 May, Fri 11 May, Thu 17 May, Fri 18 May, Thu 24 May, Fri 25 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Woolbeding Gardens - Gardeners' Workshop - Herbaceous Border Maintenance
Gain professional advice and practice tips on staking, feeding and maintaining perennials for a great display. Join our Garden team for a look at the herbaceous borders and discover how they maintain them to ensure eye-catching displays, and pick up advice on caring for your borders at home. Booking Essential.
Woolbeding Gardens, Woolbeding, nr Midhurst
Fri 11 May

More details - Solent Male Voice Choir
Raw Singers, a young vocal quintet will be our guests in a concert in aid of St. Wilfrid’s New Hospice Appeal.
St. John’s Church, Southbourne, Emsworth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Aldsworth House - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre tranquil family garden being adapted to modern needs by plantaholic owners with enthusiastic help from two terriers. Unusual trees, shrubs, perennials, ancient apple trees, magnolias, roses and over 100 peonies. Beautiful views over National Park.
Aldsworth House, Aldsworth
Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May

More details - Tuppenny Explorers: Terrific Tiles
Tuppenny Explorers Club: Terrific Tiles Description: Tuppenny Explorers is our after school club aimed at 4 - 11year olds. The fun afternoon sessions run once a month on a Monday at 3:45pm.
Tuppenny Barn Main Road Southbourne
Mon 21 May

More details - Hammerwood House - Open Garden for NGS
Large s-facing garden with lots of mature shrubs incl camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas. An arboretum with a variety of flowering and fruit trees. The old yew and beech hedges give a certain amount of formality to this traditional English garden.
Hammerwood House, Midhurst
Sun 13 May