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More details - West Sussex Spring Foraging Course
We’re delighted to be running our first Spring courses in West Sussex at the beautiful Tilgate Park. We will meet at the Smith and Western at 12pm. The course starts there with a 20 minute introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes where they relate to foragers.
Tilgate Park, Smith and Western, Tilgate Drive, Crawley
Today

More details - Coffee Morning
For the work of Action for Children. Come and enjoy cake and a cuppa in a friendly environment. Book, cake and bric-a-brac stalls. St Paul’s coffee mornings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, raising money for a different charity each time.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Today

More details - Petworth - Unlocking Petworth
New for Petworth, take a peak inside the Cambridge Bedroom and Stone Hall in the private apartments of Petworth House. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Petworth, Petworth,
Today and Sun 22 Apr

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
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 12 May

More details - Eden - Stell Classical Guitar Recital
Classical guitar recital by the internationally renowned classical guitar duo, Mark Eden and Christopher Stell, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles. They will be playing pieces by Scarlatti, Giuliani, Brahms, Komitas, Mompou and Poulenc.
Regis Recital Hall, 46 Sudley Road, Bognor Regis
Today

More details - Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion play in West Sussex
Zoë Schwarz’ dynamic and commanding vocal delivery is both eclectic and suave at the same time; just like a chameleon, one part Janis Joplin, one Billie Holiday, and one Nina Simone”.......
Chichester Inn, 38 West Street, Chichester
Today

More details - Barnstormers Comedy Club (April)
Three top comics and a barrel of laughs! Saturday night out at Ropetackle with three top comics from the UK comedy circuit and beyond. Every month Barnstormers Comedy Club promises, and delivers, a great laugh-out-loud night out.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Today

More details - Evening of Clairvoyance with Mediums Judith Freeman & Alan Acton
The Lantern of Light presents a uplifting Evening of Spirit A very special evening, All are welcome. We have different mediums each week to link some of you with your loved ones.
Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill
Today

More details - Workshop: Understanding Compost
Workshop: Understanding Compost Join in this informative composting workshop, run by Maggie Haynes. If you’ve never composted before or are looking to improve your current composting, learn how to make the most of your kitchen and garden waste as well as lots of tips and ideas.
Tuppenny Barn, Main Road Southbourne
Today

More details - Gangster Granny
Friday 20 to Sunday 22 April Pavilion Theatre All £19.00 Family 4+ £16.50
Pavilion Theatre Marine Parade Worthing
Today and Sun 22 Apr

The Jukebox & Retro Fair More details - The Jukebox & Retro Fair
The only UK fair of it’s kind, this will be our 14th year at Brighton Racecourse 4 halls of fun and all indoors showcasing jukeboxes, pinball, coin op, vintage clothing, retro homewares with live music all day, jive dancing plus a vintage tea room and diner.
Brighton Racecourse Freshfield Road Brighton
Today and Sun 22 Apr
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More details - Gangsta Granny
David Walliams Gangsta Granny is Live on stage. It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be sooooooooo boring!
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Nymans - Exhibition: Oliver Messel portraits
This exhibition features a varied selection of Oliver Messel’s portraiture. Widely revered for his ground-breaking theatre design, Oliver Messel was also a prolific portrait painter. His subjects included famous friends, family and the local people he met while living in Barbados.
Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Standen House and Garden - The Standen Collection
Designers Peter Thwaites and Rebecca Aird have been commissioned to create a collection of modern hand-printed fabrics and wallpapers for Standen, using inspiration gathered by visitors, volunteers and staff.
Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead
Today to Fri 27 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
Today, Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May

More details - HoneyLeaf Monthly Poetry Workshops
Monthly Poetry Workshop Playing with language, sounds and the rhythm of words, we’ll allow poetry to emerge from prompts and exercises. We will write together, share what we’ve written (if you want to) and listen to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop. Block booking discounts and gift vouchers available.
The Bookshop, 22 High Street East Grinstead
Today, Sat 19 May, Sat 16 Jun

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
Today, Sat 19 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Slindon Estate - Slindon's Secret Bluebells
Discover a magnificent bluebell display, off the beaten track, on a Ranger-led guided walk through the glorious spring woodlands of Nore Hill. Booking Essential. Phone: 01243 814730. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Slindon Estate
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Parsonage Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Major garden in beautiful setting developed over 20 yrs with fruit theme and many unusual plants. Formally laid out on grand scale with long vistas; C18 walled garden with borders in apricot, orange, scarlet and crimson; topiary walk; pleached lime alle; tulip tree avenue; rose borders; large vegetable garden with...
Parsonage Farm, Kirdford
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Devil's Dyke - Saddlescombe Farm  Open Day
Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars. Tours of the 17th century buildings, the surrounding downs and the walled garden. Displays and demonstrations of traditional work including; hurdle making, traditional baking, carpenters’s workshop and more. Booking Not Needed.
Devil’s Dyke
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Circle Dance with Claire Wilton
Circle Dancing is like having a wardrobe of a thousand colourful costumes as we dance to exotic melodies and compelling rhythms from around the world.
Tuppenny Barn, Main Road, Southbourne
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Crafty Pint Markets
Bognor Regis’s only regular Craft Market, held on Sunday’s, our poplar market is based at The Aldwick Royal British Legion. Showcasing local crafters and businesses. 20 stalls selling unique, high quality items and a Charity Tombola for a local cause/community group or charity.
Aldwick Royal British Legion, 20 Hewarts Lane, Bognor Regis
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS
Traditional English garden, approx 3 acres with herbaceous borders, a variety of early flowering bulbs, snowdrops, spring bulbs, grass walks and grass steps. Walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and cutting flowers. Lawns, rose garden and informal areas with views of the South Downs.
Manor of Dean, Petworth
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Pranic Healing Clinic
Aches or pains? Feeling stressed? Come and experience a Pranic Healing treatment at our weekly clinic. Feel more relaxed as the stress and tension is released. Some of the benefits you may experience: Relaxation, Mental Clarity, Physical Healing, Psychological Healing.
The Cornmill Complementary Health Centre, Judges Close, High Street, East Grinstead
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr
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More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Featuring Bernard Allison, Vanja Sky and Mike Zito This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Marine Parade, Worthing
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Tuppenny Explorers Club: Reliable Rafts
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. This month you will be making your own mini rafts out of natural materials and see if you can float them on the Tuppenny pond. You will also continue with your 2018 Nature Journals.
Tuppenny Barn Main Road Southbourne
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Busylizzy MumToBe Vibe
Mumstobee Vibe classes are designed to maintain your fitness throughout pregnancy (from 14 weeks) in a safe and welcoming environment. Set to music, each class combines toning, aerobic and strengthening exercises to help you stay in tip top shape throughout your pregnancy and beyond.
The Hawth, Crawle
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May

More details - Copyhold Hollow - Open Garden for NGS
A different NGS experience in 2 north-facing acres. The cottage garden surrounding C16 house (not open) gives way to steep slopes up to woodland garden: a challenge to both visitor and gardener. Species primulas a particular interest of the owner. Stumpery, dizzy crows nest viewing platform.
Copyhold Hollow, Haywards Heath
Tue 24 Apr, Mon 7 May, Tue 15 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Standen House and Garden - Tulip Garden Tours with Senior Gardener Nick Delves
Designer of the tulip planting at Standen over several years, Senior Gardener Nick Delves will share his knowledge and lead you on an exclusive out of hours tour of the garden at Standen.
Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead
Tue 24 Apr, Thu 26 Apr

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 - Standen House and Garden - Tulip Festival photography workshop - from masses to macro
Standen’s Tulip Festival provides the perfect opportunity to master the art of macro photography. Get up close and personal with some of our 10,000 tulips under Roger Bloxham’s expert guidance. This one day workshop will examine various ways of using flowers in photographs.
Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead
Wed 25 Apr, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
One of the best folk duos around ???? – R2 Magazine Two-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar met in 2011. Soon after the duo recorded and released their debut album, The Queen’s Lover, in the summer of 2012.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Wed 25 Apr

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 - Burgess Hill RFC - Warrior Camp
Rugby is one of England’s fastest growing female team sports. With the turn of spring bringing longer days and lighter evenings – and the women’s rugby sevens making its first appearance in the Commonwealth Games this April – there’s no better time to give rugby a try.
Burgess Hill RFC, Poveys Close, Burgess Hill
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Nymans - Art Workshop with John Thompson: Bluebells woods
Local artist & tutor John Thompson returns with more of his popular painting workshops. John takes inspiration from the seasonal changes on the landscape and gardens of Nymans. This month’s theme is Bluebell woods. Join us for a full day of relaxed and informal art in our potting shed.
Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath,
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - A Street Cat Named Bob - Film Screening
Based on the international best selling biographical book. This real feel good film won Best British Film at the UK National Film Awards, and tells the story of how James Bowen (played by Luke Treadaway), a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he meets a stray ginger cat, Bob (played by...
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Matinee Film: Victoria and Abdul
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim to the consternation of her family, advisers and the court. Starring Dame Judi Dench in an acting tour de force. Ali Fazal brings warmth and compassion to his role with a stellar supporting cast. Duration 112mins.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Robin Ince
‘Packed six hours of material into two… marvellous’ ???? The Scotsman The star of The Infinite Monkey Cage returns with his first new solo show for three years. A night about love, death and art (with a little bit of physics), about why we believe we see what we see, and why we believe what we believe.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Thu 26 Apr

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 - 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 - 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 - Väsen
A much-anticipated return to Ropetackle by Swedish folk trio Väsen. This is an exceptional opportunity to see the group that has put Swedish folk music front and centre on the international stage.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Bringing Characters Alive - HoneyLeaf Creative Writing Workshops
This set of three creative writing workshops on Saturday mornings in East Grinstead bookshop will help you bring characters alive, whether you’re writing stories, poems or are just at the ideas stage. We’ll look at character motivation, back stories and personality types. Cost: £20 per workshop.
The Bookshop, 22 High Street East Grinstead
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 12 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - University of Brighton mini illustration & printing residencies
Graphics and illustration students from the University of Brighton will be demonstrating their printing and illustration skills using our new Farley proofing press. See the press in action maybe even have a go at printing one of their designs yourself to take home for free.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane Ditchling
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Blue Jays - Open Garden for NGS
Wooded 1 acre garden with rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas. Candelabra primulas and ferns edge the River Arun. Primroses and spring bulbs border woodland path and stream. Cordylines, gunneras, flower beds, a pond, a fountain and formal rose garden set in open lawns.
Blue Jays, Horsham
Sun 29 Apr

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 - 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 - 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 - Nymans - Exhibition: Oliver Messel portraits
This exhibition features a varied selection of Oliver Messel’s portraiture. Widely revered for his ground-breaking theatre design, Oliver Messel was also a prolific portrait painter. His subjects included famous friends, family and the local people he met while living in Barbados.
Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Maddy Prior
Over the course of her remarkable career, Maddy Prior has worked with some of the most exceptional musicians in the world – both within Steeleye Span and beyond.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Tue 1 May

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 - Nymans - Garden Photography Workshop: Spring
Capture the garden in spring on a photography workshop. This workshop is suitable for those who already have a better than basic understanding of using their digital SLR camera. Sorry this event is sold out.
Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath,
Tue 1 May

More details - The Treason Show
“Savagely funny, fantastically silly” ~ The Guardian The sun is shining on satireland, with more material for our May festival show than we can shake our satirical sticks at.
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Fri 4 May

More details - Andy Irvine
Hailed as ‘a tradition in himself’, Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers who really gets to the soul of what Ireland is about!
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Fri 4 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 - Uppark House and Garden - In her Shoes - The Women of Uppark
As part of the National Trust’s Women and Power programme, join us this season as we walk in the footsteps of the strong women of Uppark.
Uppark House and Garden, South Harting, Petersfield,
Sat 5 May to Tue 3 Jul

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Spring Live!
Get ready to say “Hello” to Spring Live! the revamped Spring Garden & Leisure Show at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex on Sunday 6 and Monday 7 May. Attracting over 16,000 visitors, Spring Live!
South of England Showground Ardingly West Sussex
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 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 - 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 - 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 - Uppark House and Garden - Women of Uppark Season  -  Music from Kirsty Merryn
Kirsty Merryn joins us to celebrate the Women of Uppark with live music in the gardens. As part of our Women of Uppark season, Kirsty Merryn delights us with music from her new album She & I.
Uppark House and Garden, South Harting, Petersfield,
Mon 7 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Nymans - Garden Photography Workshop: Spring
Capture the garden in spring on a photography workshop. This workshop is suitable for those who already have a better than basic understanding of using their digital SLR camera. Sorry this event is sold out.
Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath,
Thu 10 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Help to Buy Home Show
Help to Buy East and South East are the appointed Help to Buy Agent for the East and South East, and we are bringing our Help to Buy New Homes Show 2018 to Sussex There will be housing associations and developers showcasing their shared ownership and equity loan homes they have available with Help to Buy.
Arora Hotel - Gatwick - Crawley, The Longley Suite, Southgate Avenue, Southgate, Crawley
Sat 12 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 - 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 - Holly House - Open Garden for NGS
An acre of English garden providing views and cameos of plants and trees round every corner with many different areas giving constant interest. A fish pond and a wildlife pond beside a grassy area with many shrubs and flower beds.
Holly House, Haywards Heath
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

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 - 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 - Parish Plant Fair
Variety of plants, bedding and perennial, pots, etc. refreshments, etc.
St. Barnabas Pastoral Centre, Worth Road, Pound Hill, Crawley
Sat 12 May

More details - NSPCC Plant Sale
NSPCC Plant Sale on Saturday 12 May 10 -1 at Brinkley Lodge, London Road, Cuckfield . There will be a wide variety of plants - flowers and veggies - all excellent value, home-made refreshments and an attractive garden to wander around. Do come and stock your garden for summer.
Brinkley LOdge, London Road, Cuckfield
Sat 12 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 - Ham Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre garden created from agricultural land during the last 20 yrs by the present owners. The garden is now well established with yr-round colour bursting from the many borders, large bog garden and winter garden. A gentle stream flows down over waterfalls into a bluebell carpeted wood.
Ham Cottage, Highbrook, Ardingly
Sun 13 May

More details - Messy Church
’Church for people who Don’t Do Church’. A place where families can learn about God together through games and crafts followed by a short Celebration and a good tea. Messy Church is for all ages. Adults don’t have to bring a child, but chlidren must bring their adults with them.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Sun 13 May

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 - 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 - 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

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 - Nymans - Lead Ranger's Walk: May
Take in the seasonal highlights of the woods in late spring with an exclusive guided tour with our Lead Ranger. Find out what looking after an Ancient Woodland entails, from the Rangers that work here.
Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath,
Tue 15 May

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 - 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 - Balcombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Balcombe is in a designated AONB. Traceable back to the Saxons, the village contains 55 listed buildings incl C15 parish church of St Marys. Nearby is the famous Ouse Valley Viaduct, ancient woodlands, lake, millpond and reservoir.
Balcombe Gardens, Balcombe
Wed 16 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 - ‘The Edwardian Garden – golden and delicious’ – Talk & Tour with Caroline Holmes
Caroline Holmes, Garden Media Guild member, Garden Historian, lecturer, broadcaster and author presents an inspirational talk on the history of the Edwardian Garden, as part of the Garden’s 125th anniversary celebrations.
Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane
Wed 16 May

More details - One Woman Sex and the City
A Parody on Love, Friendship and Shoes - The ULTIMATE Girl’s Night Out! This loving tribute and send-up takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show.
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Thu 17 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 - 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 - 2 Quarry Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful little garden that has evolved over 40 yrs by present owners. A natural sandstone outcrop hangs over an ornamental pond; mixed borders of perennials and shrubs with specimen trees. Many seating areas tucked into corners. Highly productive vegetable plot. Terrace round house.
2 Quarry Cottages, East Grinstead
Fri 18 May and Sat 19 May

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 - Harlands Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
An eclectic mix of town gardens designed, built and maintained by busy people who love and enjoy their gardens. We comprise awkward shapes and differing gradients and are designed with relaxation and socialisation in mind.
Harlands Gardens, Haywards Heath
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Coffee Morning
Big plant sale for the work of Christian Aid. Come and stock up your garden and enjoy cake and a cuppa in a friendly environment.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Sat 19 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 - 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 - West Sussex Spring Foraging Course
We’re delighted to be running our first Spring courses in West Sussex at the beautiful Tilgate Park. We will meet at the Smith and Western at 12pm. The course starts there with a 20 minute introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes where they relate to foragers.
Tilgate Park, Smith and Western, Tilgate Drive, Crawley
Sun 20 May

More details - Legsheath Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Legsheath was first mentioned in Duchy of Lancaster records in 1545. It was associated with the role of Master of the Ashdown Forest. Set high in the Weald, it has far reaching views of East Grinstead and Weirwood Reservoir. The garden covers 11 acres with a spring fed stream feeding ponds.
Legsheath Farm, nr Forest Row
Sun 20 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 - The Walled Garden At Tilgate Park - Open Garden for NGS
A chance to explore the walled garden and heritage grounds of Tilgate Park with the Head Gardener, Nick Hagon at different times of the year. The azaleas, camellias, candelabra primulas plus the rhododendron collection make a colourful impact in May.
The Walled Garden At Tilgate Park, Crawley
Wed 23 May, Thu 24 May, Wed 18 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Dusty and The Shades of the 60's
Dusty & The Shades of the 60s celebrates the life and music of one of the most iconic female artistes of our time, the legendary Dusty Springfield.
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Wed 23 May

More details - Festival of Food & Racing at Goodwood Racecourse
A fabulous combination of award-winning food and thrilling racing. The Food Festival includes organic produce from Goodwood Home Farm and award-winning fare from local artisan suppliers. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.
Goodwood Racecourse
Thu 24 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Nymans - Art Workshop with John Thompson: Meadow flowers
Local artist & tutor John Thompson returns with more of his popular painting workshops. John takes inspiration from the seasonal changes on the landscape and gardens of Nymans. This month’s theme is Meadow flowers. Join us for a full day of relaxed and informal art in our potting shed.
Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath,
Thu 24 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Cream Tea Cruise
Cream Tea Cruises on The Wey & Arun Canal. Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious cream tea on board Wiggonholt, a very quiet electric canal boat. Trips last approximately 1.5 hours. £14.00 per person. Seats must be booked in advance.
The Wey & Arun Canal Trust, Canal Centre, The Wharf next to the Onslow Arms on the B2133, Loxwood, West Sussex
Thu 24 May

More details - Tuppenny Tots: Pizza Portraits
Come and join our Tuppenny Tots sessions. These action packed monthly morning sessions are for pre-school children and their parents/carers. Running on a Friday, starting at 10am, children take part in nature-themed craft and nature-themed activities.
Tuppenny Barn Main Road Southbourne
Fri 25 May

More details - A Doll's House
BASED ON HENRIK IBSEN’S CLASSIC TALE, THEATRICAL NICHE LTD BRING A NEW ADAPTATION OF A DOLL’S HOUSE TO CHEQUER MEAD The Helmers are an iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, they excel at excelling. But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas, it seems there are a few things that Mr.
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Fri 25 May

More details - Princesses and Pirates Weekend
Ahaar you land-lubbers! We be ‘avin a load of Pirates and Princess descend on Fishers this weekend. Follow the scurvy Pirate Trail and see if ye’ can find the gold!
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 26 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Uppark House and Garden - May half-term trail
Pick up our family trail this half-term and explore the gardens and grounds. Families can hunt for clues taking children around Uppark’s easy to navigate gardens.
Uppark House and Garden, South Harting, Petersfield,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Selsey Walking and Outdoor Festival
This is a chance to see and explore the amazing wildlife and stunning natural scenery of this unspoilt tip of the Manhood Peninsular. The programme for all ages from toddlers upwards includes walks, cycling, astronomy, wildlife, history, owls, snorkelling and a mindful event.
Selsey
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - 54 Elmleigh - Open Garden for NGS
acre property with terraced front garden, leading to a heavily planted rear garden with majestic 100 yr old Black Pines. Shrubs, perennials, packed with interest around every corner, giving all season colours. Many raised beds, numerous sculptures, vegetables in boxes, a greenhouse, pond, and bog garden.
54 Elmleigh, Midhurst
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Priest House - Open Garden for NGS
C15 timber framed farmhouse with cottage garden on acid clay. Large collection of culinary and medicinal herbs in a small formal garden and mixed with perennials and shrubs in exuberant borders. Long established yew topiary, box hedges and espalier apple trees provide structural elements.
The Priest House, West Hoathly
Sat 26 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Paul Simon's Graceland performed by the London African Gospel Choir
Paul Simon’s Graceland performed by the London African Gospel Choir. Artists performing: The London African Gospel Choir.: Tickets avaiable.
Worthing Pavilion, Worthing
Sat 26 May

More details - Barry Steele and Friends: The Roy Orbison Story 30 Year Special
Stunning audiences across the globe with his uncanny ability to recreate the vocal talents of legend Roy Orbison, Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable as he takes you on this specially produced journey in time as he and his fabulous cast take you on a journey back time.
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Sat 26 May

More details - 71 Stonerock Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Small cottage garden positioned at foot of South Downs, within the SDNP, edged by woodland and fields with lovely open views across the countryside. Colourful densely planted borders with annuals and perennials and new shaded wildflower meadow area.
71 Stonerock Cottage, Chichester
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Castle Siege
A firm family favourite, this three-day event will cover all aspects of a 15th century siege. Forces from England and France will enter into conflict twice a day, using replica medieval canons, archers, fully armoured knights and men at arms, to try to gain possession of the Castle.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Sat 26 May, Mon 28 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 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Upwaltham Barns - Open Garden for NGS
Unique farm setting transformed into a garden of many rooms. Entrance is a tapestry of perennial planting to set off C17 flint barns. At the rear is a walled, terraced garden redeveloped and planted with an abundance of unusual plants, we are always adding something new.
Upwaltham Barns, Upwaltham
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Saint Hill Medeival Fayre
Saint Hills Medieval Fayre is a fun family day out very reasonably priced. The main attractions are: a full Jousting arena, archery, falconry display, knights and princess school, pony rides and many Medeival games including the slippery pole, apple bobbing cocount shy the maypole and more.
Saint Hill Manor Saint Hill Road East Grinstead West sussex
Sun 27 May

More details - Dogs Trust Shoreham Fun Day
As every year, there will be plenty of attractions including: our Famous Fun Dog Show, Raffle, Tombola, Have A Go Agility, Doggy Dash, Fun New Games for all the Family, Refreshments, Homemade Cakes, Ice Creams & Drinks including a Beer Tent, Tea Cups and other Children’s rides much more!
Brighton Road
Sun 27 May

More details - Great Lywood Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 1½ acre garden surrounding C17 Sussex farmhouse (not open). The extensive but accessible and gentle terracing provides immediate views of many different aspects of the garden and distant views towards the South Downs.
Great Lywood Farmhouse, Ardingly
Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Devil's Dyke - Pizza making in clay oven at Saddlescombe Farm
Make your own pizza from scratch on Bank Holiday Monday. Top it with herbs grown at Saddlescombe Farm, watch it bake in our clay oven and then eat it with the swallows darting above you. The event includes a short tour of farm. Booking Essential. Phone: Email us at the address below to book.
Devil’s Dyke
Mon 28 May

More details - Just Daydreaming Pop Up Shop & Gallery
The Fairy Tale Fair are very excited to announce we are returning to Colonnade House for May half term! Our pop up – Just Daydreaming – will feature almost 20 of our regular and most popular makers from our fairs over the past 5 years.
Colonnade House 47 Warwick Street Worthing
Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - More Magic for Kids
Presented by Morgan & West Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between! Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, but do not dare miss the unmissable Morgan & West!
The Duke of Wellington Duke of Wellington 368 Brighton Road Shoreham-by-Sea
Tue 29 May

More details - Children’s Holiday Activity: Grow Your Own
A fun activity day for half-term - Take home a beautiful homemade Vegetable Garden. Led by Tuppenny Barn’s Education Officer Abi, you will learn what it takes to be an organic gardener, make our own scarecrows to scare off pests, participate in seasonal cooking and plant your own vegetable garden to take...
Tuppenny Barn Main Road Southbourne
Tue 29 May

More details - Oaklands Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Country garden designed by Nigel Philips. Approached from a small lane, along an oak lined drive leading to the house and farm. The drive opens out to an enclosed courtyard with pleached hornbeam and yew. The herbaceous borders are filled with summer colours.
Oaklands Farm, Horsham
Wed 30 May, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Highdown Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Created by Sir Frederick Stern and situated on downland countryside in a chalk pit, Highdown features a wide collection of plants, with many raised from seed brought from China by great collectors like Wilson, Farrer and Kingdon-Ward.
Highdown Gardens, Worthing
Wed 30 May

More details - Milkshake! Live: The Magic Story Book
Thursday 31 May 12:00pm & 3:30pm Pavilion Theatre   All £16.00 Family 4 £14.50 Group 8+ £13.00
Pavilion Theatre Marine Parade Worthing
Thu 31 May

More details - Milkshake! Live: The Magic Story Book
Starring Milkshake! favourites; Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake!
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Thu 31 May

More details - The Blues Band - 40 Years and Back for more
2018 sees The Blues Band Celebrate their 40th year together Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher.
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Thu 31 May

More details - Living History Day
Meet a variety of historical characters, such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Surgeon. There’s a range of have-a-go activities for all ages, including archery for the over 8s plus ‘meet the falconer’, a face painter and a story teller. History has never been so much fun!
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Thu 31 May

More details - West Dean Arts and Craft Festival
Contemporary arts and crafts at the UK’s most unique arts destination. The Arts and Craft Festival offers the opportunity to buy high quality crafts and prints, watch demonstrations, get hands-on in workshops and drop-in sessions and view installations from emerging artists.
West Dean College and Gardens, West Dean
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Kylie on Show: UK's number 1 Kylie tribute act
Kylie On Show Number 1 Kylie Tribute raising funds for Hft The Kylie sound, the Kylie look, the Kylie atmosphere. Kylie On Show is the only Kylie Minogue tribute that will leave you feeling like you’ve been to see the goddess of pop herself!
St Pauls, 55b Chapel Road, Worthing
Fri 1 Jun

More details - More Sullivan without Gilbert
Los Ladrones, a vocal group from Havant, present extracts from Sir Arthur Sullivan’s neglected works including On Shore and Sea, The Chieftain and The Foresters. Refreshments to follow.
East Marden Church
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Lordington House - Open Garden for NGS
Early C17 house (not open) and walled gardens in SDNP. Clipped yew and box, lawns, borders and fine views. Vegetables, fruit and poultry in old kitchen garden. Carpet of daffodils in spring. Nearly 100 roses planted since 2008. Various trees both mature and young. Lime avenue planted in 1973 to replace elms.
Lordington House, Chichester
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Worthing Mencap Summer Fayre
Come along to the Worthing Mencap Summer Fayre at 117 - 121 South Farm Road, Worthing. The Summer Fayre will take place at our Charity Shop & Buddys Cafe. There will be stalls, games and entertainment, so do join us.
117-121 South Farm Road, Worthing
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Littlehampton Town Artisan Market
Artists, local producers & creators, artisan craft makers, antiques,antiquarian books, busking, performance and all the colourful characters which make up the local coastline & downlands around us along the South Coast.
Littlehampton High Street
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for LIfe 5K - Horsham
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.
Horsham Park North Street Horsham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Guillards Oak Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three very different gardens on the same road in the old market town of Midhurst. No 14 owned by a plants woman crammed with many interesting and colourful plants. The garden is on several levels, accessed by steps so is not suitable for wheelchair access. No 38 is owned by the winner of Midhurst in Bloom.
Guillards Oak Gardens, Midhurst
Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Sedgwick Park House - Open Garden for NGS
Parkland, meadows and woodland. Formal gardens by Harold Peto featuring 20 interlinking ponds, impressive water garden known as The White Sea. Large Horsham stone terraces and lawns look out onto clipped yew hedging and specimen trees.
Sedgwick Park House, Horsham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Sienna Wood - Open Garden for NGS
Meander our peaceful 3½ acre garden, lovely lakeside walk and 6 acre ancient woodland behind. Start at the herbaceous borders surrounding the croquet lawn, through the formal rose garden to the lawns and summer borders; then down through the arboretum to the lake and back through the vegetable garden.
Sienna Wood, East Grinstead
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Naked Truth - A comedy play presented by Fortress Theatre Company
6 women- ’poles apart’. Saucy comedy with a big heart. When 5 very unique women come together and sign up for Gabby’s pole dancing class, little do they know the hilarious yet emotional journey it will take them on.
The Capitol, North Street, Horsham
Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - West's Wood Fair 2018
West’s Wood Fair is an event featuring the many interesting ways in which wood is used. Exhibitors include trade stands selling timber and other wood related items and demonstrations such as hurdle-making and chainsaw carving. This year we also have a thatching demonstration.
New Barn, Newhouse Lane, East Dean, Nr. Chichester
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - 1 Pest Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
This edge of woodland, architects’ studio garden of approx ¾ acre sits on a sloping sandy site. Designed to support wildlife and bio-diversity, a series of outdoor living spaces, connected with informal paths through lightly managed areas, creates a charming secret world tucked into the surrounding common land.
1 Pest Cottage, Midhurst
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Rogate Village Fete
Saturday 9th June 2018, Rogate Fete and Village Show 2-5pm. Lovely old fashioned village fete. Homemade teas, childrens donkey rides, bouncy castle, inflatable slide, spinning & weaving demo, childrens races, gold panning, Rogate school running games and bbq, fun dog classes, local food stalls, hand made home wares,...
Recreation Ground, Rogate, Free parking in field opposite Rogate Cars, GU31 5EA
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Horsham Artists Open Studio. Art Trail 2018
Various studios and small venues in and around Horsham are opening their doors this June over two weekends, 9/10th & 16/17th, to showcase some lovely paintings, sculpture, jewellery and much more. A full list of these venues and their exact location is available at www.
Several addresses in and around Horsham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Messy Church
’Church for people who Don’t Do Church’. A place where families can learn about God together through games and crafts followed by a short Celebration and a good tea. Messy Church is for all ages. Adults don’t have to bring a child, but chlidren must bring their adults with them.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Family Race Day at Goodwood Racecourse
A great family day out with traditional entertainment, a fairground, behind-the-scenes racecourse tours, trips to the race start and an action-packed afternoon of horseracing. Under 18s go free. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.
Goodwood Racecourse
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Garden Open
Garden Open in aid of the NGS. Set in parkland on The South Downs. Come and enjoy magnificent views to the sea.
Dale Park House, Madehurst, Arundel
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Specialist Plant Fair
The wonderful backdrop of Sussex Prairies provides an exciting venue for a specialist Plant Fair offering an exciting range of excellent nurseries.
Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield W. Sussex
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 1 Pest Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
This edge of woodland, architects’ studio garden of approx ¾ acre sits on a sloping sandy site. Designed to support wildlife and bio-diversity, a series of outdoor living spaces, connected with informal paths through lightly managed areas, creates a charming secret world tucked into the surrounding common land.
1 Pest Cottage, Midhurst
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Dale Park House - Open Garden for NGS
Set in parkland within the SDNP, enjoying magnificent views to the sea. Come and relax in the large walled garden which features an impressive 200ft herbaceous border.
Dale Park House, Arundel
Sun 10 Jun

More details - High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden - Open Garden for NGS
25 acres of enchanting landscaped woodland and water gardens with spring daffodils, bluebells and azalea walks, many rare and beautiful plants, an ancient wild flower meadow and glorious autumn colours. Picnic area. National Collection of Stewartias.
High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden, Haywards Heath
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Mill Hall Farm - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acre garden that begun in March 2012. N-facing long view sloping down to pond with lilies, irises, sanguisorba (deep water).
Mill Hall Farm, Haywards Heath
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 4 Hillside Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Garden 120ft x 27ft in a rural setting, densely planted with mixed borders and shrubs. Large collection of roses, mainly New English shrub roses; walls, fences and arches covered with mid and late season clematis; baskets overflowing with fuchsias. A profusion of colour and scent in a well maintained small garden.
4 Hillside Cottages, Chichester
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Town Place - Open Garden for NGS
A stunning 3 acre garden with a growing international reputation for the quality of its design, planting and gardening.
Town Place, Sheffield Park
Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Chidmere Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Wisteria clad C15 house (not open) surrounded by yew and hornbeam hedges situated next to Chidmere pond; a natural wildlife preserve approx 5 acres.
Chidmere Gardens, Chichester
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Charity Barn Dance
Fun for all the family in a lovely Sussex Tithe Barn - perfect for the occasion. Whether you want to dance or not, if is a great evening out. Cash Bar, charity raffle plus a fun, Western themed, photo booth. Come dressed for the part. (You can buy cowboy/girl hats on the night).
Sullington Manor Farm, Sullington Lane, Storrington
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Tuppenny Tots: Father’s Day Treats
Tuppenny Tots: Father’s Day Treats Description: Come and join our Tuppenny Tots sessions. These action packed monthly morning sessions are for pre-school children and their parents/carers. Running on a Friday, starting at 10am, children take part in nature-themed craft and activities.
Tuppenny Barn Main Road Southbourne
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Big Gig 18 - Horsham Tribute Music Festival
Saturday 16 June, Horsham Sports Club Hosted on the grounds of Horsham Sports Club, The Big Gig Festival returns to offer a fantastic day out for the whole community and this year it’s bigger and better than ever.
Horsham Sports Club, Cricket Field Road, Horsham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - West Sussex Spring Foraging Course
We’re delighted to be running our first Spring courses in West Sussex at the beautiful Tilgate Park. We will meet at the Smith and Western at 12pm. The course starts there with a 20 minute introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes where they relate to foragers.
Tilgate Park, Smith and Western, Tilgate Drive, Crawley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Rymans - Open Garden for NGS
Walled and other gardens surrounding lovely C15 stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, and potager. Many unusual and rare trees and shrubs. In late spring the wisterias are spectacular. The heady scent of hybrid musk roses fills the walled garden in June.
Rymans, Chichester
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Channel View - Open Garden for NGS
A seaside Tudor cottage garden blending traditional, antipodean and subtropical plants. Dense planting, secret rooms and intriguing sight-lines, with brick and flint paths inlaid with thundereggs radiating from a wildlife pond.
Channel View, Worthing
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Workshop: Grow your own: Edible flowers & unusual salad leaves
Maggie Haynes will be showing you what edible flowers and unusual salad leaves are produced at Tuppenny Barn with growing hints and tips and the opportunity to taste different varieties. Includes homemade refreshments, seeds, tasters and handouts. Suitable for all abilities.
Tuppenny Barn Main Road Southbourne
Sat 16 Jun

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
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Coffee Morning
Rraising funds for CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) . Come and enjoy cake and a cuppa in a friendly environment. St Paul’s coffee mornings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, raising money for a different charity each time.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Edwin James Festival Choir - Sussex Summer Nights Concert
The Choir will be celebrating Sussex Day by featuring music of the 70’s. The concert is in aid of all 4 charities that we have supported in the year to July 2018 (4Sight / Chichester Stroke Club / Children on the Edge / /Parkinson’s UK)
St James the Great Church,East Ham Rd,Littlehampton
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Worthing
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.
Worthing Seafront Steyne Gardens Worthing
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Worthing Mencap Diamond Jubilee Family Picnic
Worthing Mencap are celebrating their 60th Anniversary in 2018. We are holding a family picnic on Broadwater Green on Sunday 17th June from 2pm - 4pm. We have arranged for a specialist company to come along to take an aerial photograph at the event so do come along and be part of our history.
Broadwater Green, Worthing, West Sussex
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dog Show
Companion Dog Show at North Bersted Community Centre, Chalcraft Lane, Bognor Regis, PO21 5UB. Sponsored by THW Landscape Construction, In support of Local Animal Charities All Classes, Breed, Obedience and Novelty also Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze award and fastest recall.
North Bersted Community Centre, Chalcraft Lane, Bognor Regis
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Selhurst Park - Open Garden for NGS
Come and explore the varied gardens surrounding a beautiful Georgian flint house (not open) approached by a Chestnut avenue. The flint walled garden has a mature 160ft herbaceous border with unusual planting along with rose, hellebore and hydrangea beds.
Selhurst Park, Chichester
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Meadow Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 1 acre garden built from scratch over the last 10 yrs. Hot colour-schemed beds at the front lead into a small shrubbery and then onto double borders with a formal pond. A pleached hornbeam avenue takes the eye out to the West Sussex countryside.
Meadow Farm, Pulborough
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Tuppenny Explorers Club: Edible Elderflowers
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. This month you will have a go at making some elderflower fritters picking Tuppenny Barn elderflowers. You will also continue working on your 2018 nature journals.
Tuppenny Barn Main Road Southbourne
Mon 18 Jun

More details - Parsonage Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Major garden in beautiful setting developed over 20 yrs with fruit theme and many unusual plants. Formally laid out on grand scale with long vistas; C18 walled garden with borders in apricot, orange, scarlet and crimson; topiary walk; pleached lime alle; tulip tree avenue; rose borders; large vegetable garden with...
Parsonage Farm, Kirdford
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Garbuix
Five women, five countries and as many languages. Gavel Circus bring a delightful, high energy circus show jam packed full of acrobatics, music, game playing, laughter, bicycles, shouting, a bear and bagfulls of fun – pure mayhem.
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Luctons - Open Garden for NGS
A very varied 2 acre Gertrude Jekyll style garden, with box parterre, topiary, acclaimed herbaceous borders, swathes of spotted orchids, wild flowers in the orchard, chickens, greenhouses, large vegetable and fruit garden, croquet lawn, herb garden, and a huge number of plants.
Luctons, East Grinstead
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun

More details - Graffham Festival - a summer arts celebration
Graffham, just south of Petworth, is this summer celebrating it’s third Festival of Art. With workshops, concerts, talks, poetry evening and more - there is something for everyone. The Open Studios art trail, running alongside Open Gardens is the centrepiece.
Different venues within Graffham village
Sat 23 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Four Nations Medieval Tournament
The knights, squires, and men at arms of Raven Tor Living History Group will meet in a medieval foot tournament representing four historical nations. Alongside the tournament, visitors can also enjoy storytelling, falconry, have-a-go archery for the over 8s as well as a host of medieval crafts.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Craft Fayre Shoreham Centre
craft fayre lots of great craft ideas and items cafe wheelchair friendly tables available
shoreham centre pond road shoreham by sea bn435wu
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Crawley
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.
Tilgate Park Titmus Drive Crawley
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Crawley
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.
Tilgate Park Titmus Drive Crawley
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Serenity Fayres
Welcome to Serenity Fayres, in partnership with Cancerwise to bring an inspirational event to soothe, cleanse and inspire your mind, body and spirit. Offering experiences in holistic wellbeing therapies, skills in self-development, & a sense of spiritual understanding.
Felpham Community Hall Meaden Way Felpham Bognor Regis West Sussex
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Foxglove Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Unusual 150ft x 50ft plantaholics garden with a plethora of planted containers, quirky vintage finds and gardenalia. Gravel and bark paths are interspersed by planting areas encompassing sun drenched and shady borders, with plenty of seating dotted about.
Foxglove Cottage, Horsham
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy 5K - Crawley
Race for Life Pretty Muddy® is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends and raise valuable Funds for BEATING CANCER.
Tilgate Park Titmus Drive Crawley
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ambrose Place Back Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The highly acclaimed back gardens of Ambrose Place have been described as a horticultural phenomenon and for 2018, 11 gardens will be open for visitors.
Ambrose Place Back Gardens, Worthing
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Tuppenny Barn Family Open Day
Come along to our Family Open Day to explore Tuppenny Barn and join in the fun activities. We will have family games and activities, including a wildlife discovery station for the kids. Have a tour of our growing beds and orchard to see how and where we grow our organic fruit and vegetables.
Tuppenny Barn, Main Road, Southbourne, nr Emsworth, West Sussex
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Block
Block is about life in the city; its contradictions and challenges. Twenty oversized blocks are deconstructed and reformed to create different cityscapes for the performers to play on, move with and explore. With its daring physicality, split-second timing and thrilling feats, Block leaves audiences gasping.
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Wed 27 Jun and Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Field Place Manor House and Gardens, Worthing
Wed 27 Jun

More details - St Mary's House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres incl formal topiary, large prehistoric Ginkgo biloba, and magnificent Magnolia grandiflora around enchanting timber-framed Medieval house (not open for NGS).
St Mary’s House Gardens, Bramber
Fri 29 Jun and Sat 30 Jun

More details - Mayor's Grand Twinning Anniversary Dinner and Dance
Fabulous evening of food, music and theatre celebrating 20 years and 25 years of twinning with Bondues in France and Traunstein in Germany.
Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane
Sat 30 Jun

More details - He Ain't Heavy
Performer Grania Pickard tells the story of growing up with her disabled autistic brother Sean. “When people ask me about my brother I usually give them the short answer; he has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and autism. He Ain’t Heavy is the long answer.
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Sat 30 Jun

More details - CoreFest Allstars 2018
COREFEST ALLSTARS 2018 Back by popular demand - and bigger and better than ever before - CoreFest 2018 is a FREE two-day independent music festival set in the heart of Hft Sussex’s beautiful orchards. DAY ONE: 2.
Sussex Orchards Freeman Close Eastergate Lane Walberton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Crafts Gifts and More
Join us for an explosion of arts, craft, gifts, chocolate, cakes, jewellery and sooooo much more, child friendly and wheelchair access - cosy village hall, refreshments available, plenty of free parking charity tombola ***** FREE ENRY *****
Pagham Village Hall, Pagham Road, Pagham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Giant Balloon Show
A brilliantly, crazy one man show that sees the performer end up inside a giant balloon. Expect incredible balloon sculptures, a high energy, hilarious performance, an eighties soundtrack and of course a giant balloon!
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Sun 1 Jul

More details - North Springs - Open Garden for NGS
Hillside garden with beautiful views surrounded by mixed woodland. Focus on structure with a wide range of mature trees and shrubs. Stream, pond and bog area. Abundance of roses, clematis, hostas, rhododendrons and azaleas.
North Springs, nr Fittleworth
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bowley Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Lying south east of cathedral city, Chichester, the ever peaceful location is a haven to garden birds, ducks and wild fowl who gather daily around the many tall and wild grasses and camouflage.
Bowley Farm, Chichester
Sun 1 Jul

More details - 33 Peerley Road - Open Garden for NGS
Small seaside garden 65ft x 32ft, 110yds from the sea. Packed full of ideas and interesting plants using every inch of space to create rooms and places for adults and children to play. A must for any suburban gardener. Specialising in unusual plants that grow well in seaside conditions with advice on coastal gardening.
33 Peerley Road, East Wittering
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Me and My Girl
This uproarious, much-loved musical comedy includes the enormously popular numbers The Sun Has Got His Hat On, Lambeth Walk and of course Me and My Girl. The revised version by Stephen Fry and Michael Ockrent won the 1985 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical.
Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester
Mon 2 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Sat 18 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Sat 25 Aug

More details - A Royal Summer
A Royal Summer Presented by St Richard Singers as part of the Festival of Chichester 2018 Conductor: Jake Barlow With Noviomagus Ensemble Come, Ye Sons of Art - H Purcell Coronation Anthems - G F Handel
St George’s Church, Cleveland Road, Chichester
Mon 2 Jul

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,
Wed 4 Jul to Sat 1 Sep

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,
Wed 4 Jul to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Uppark House and Garden - In her Shoes - The Women of Uppark
As part of the National Trust’s Women and Power programme, join us this season as we walk in the footsteps of the strong women of Uppark.
Uppark House and Garden, South Harting, Petersfield,
Wed 4 Jul to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Wiston Steam rally
Wiston steam Rally is held each year on the second weekend of July at Wiston Park in West Sussex. The Rally has more then 1100 exhibits in attendance ranging from steam traction engines to vintage vehicles. Also large fun fair with traditional rides and side stands.
Wiston Park, Steyning Road, Steyning
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Pavilion Theatre, Worthing
Sat 7 Jul

More details - A Boundless Summer - UB40
A Boundless Summer - UB40 + Aswad. Artists performing: UB40.: Tickets avaiable.
Borde Hill Gardens, Haywards Heath
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Walk for Parkinson's - Cowdray
Join Parkinson’s UK on Sunday 8 July 2018 where we will be returning for this fantastic 4.5 mile sponsored Walk for Parkinson’s around beautiful Cowdray.
The Deer Park at Benbow Pond, Midhurst
Sun 8 Jul

More details - A Boundless Summer - THE GIPSY KINGS Ft. NICOLAS REYES & TONNINO BALIARDO
A Boundless Summer - THE GIPSY KINGS Ft. NICOLAS REYES & TONNINO BALIARDO. Artists performing: The Gipsy Kings.: Tickets avaiable.
Borde Hill Gardens, Haywards Heath
Sun 8 Jul

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 8 Jul

More details - Goodwood Festival of Speed
On the manicured lawns of an English stately home, the tranquil sophistication of a summer garden party is shattered by a piercing wail as a Formula One car screeches up the front drive, wreathed in tyre smoke.
Goodwood House, Chichester, West Sussex
Thu 12 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Bohemians with support band Brass Volcanoes
The world’s most exciting Queen tribute band will lend its own ‘kind of magic’ to the Haywards Heath Proms In The Park this summer.
Victoria Park, Haywards Heath
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Dinosaur World Live
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs.
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Hello Again the story of Neil Diamond & Roy G Hemmings Mowtown Show
“Get Ready” for Motown music and Neil Diamond tributes at Haywards Heath’s Festival of Music One of the country’s most definitive Neil Diamond tribute bands will appear at Haywards Heath’s Proms in the Park this summer, as part of a Friday night double bill which will also include an internationally-renowned Motown
Victoria Park, Haywards Heath
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Norman Knights Tournament
This weekend will see a tournament of Norman foot combat held on the upper grounds of Arundel Castle. Along with a tented encampment, which will include a variety of crafts and demonstrations of the period, as well as a falconry display, have-a-go-archery for the over 8s and a storyteller to enthrall and excite...
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Messy Church
’Church for people who Don’t Do Church’. A place where families can learn about God together through games and crafts followed by a short Celebration and a good tea. Messy Church is for all ages. Adults don’t have to bring a child, but chlidren must bring their adults with them.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Proms in the Park
Multi award winning mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins is returning to West Sussex this summer for a charity concert staged by It’s Magic Events. Katherine, will perform on Saturday 14 July in Victoria Park, Haywards Heath for what will be her seventh performance in the town.
Victoria Park, Haywards Heath
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Saffrons - Open Garden for NGS
A stylish garden of textural contrasts and rich colour. The herbaceous beds are furnished with agapanthus, spiky eryngiums, salvias, alliums and fragrant lilies. A broad lawn is surrounded by borders with Japanese maples, rhododendrons, hydrangeas and specimen trees interspersed with ferns and grasses.
Saffrons, Steyning
Sun 15 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Craft Fayre & Funday Maybridge Keystone Centre
CRAFT FAYRE FUN DAY come along with the kids for some face painting, princess appearances, colouring competition, craft ideas jewellery, toys, bags, wool, knitted items and much much more refreshments available
Raleigh Way, Goring-by-Sea, Worthing
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Hawth, Crawley
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Copyhold Hollow - Open Garden for NGS
A different NGS experience in 2 north-facing acres. The cottage garden surrounding C16 house (not open) gives way to steep slopes up to woodland garden: a challenge to both visitor and gardener. Species primulas a particular interest of the owner. Stumpery, dizzy crows nest viewing platform.
Copyhold Hollow, Haywards Heath
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Friends for a Fiver (members only)
We are offering all our members one guest each* to come in for just £5 on the 22nd and 23rd July! We know all you members love Fishers Farm so why not enjoy it with your friends! This offer is for BUY ONLINE ONLY!
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Jamie's Wish Trust - Family Fun Day
This will be Jamie’s Wish Trust’s 12th annual Family Fun Day. There will be entertainment, displays, competitions, stalls, refreshments, live music and much, much more. All funds raised at this event will go towards our work supporting children and young people fighting Cancer.
Linden Park, Littlehampton
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Coffee Morning
Come and enjoy cake and a cuppa in a friendly environment. Book, cake and bric-a-brac stalls.St Paul’s coffee mornings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, raising money for a different charity each time.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Boxgrove Village Fete and Vintage Vehicles
FETEVAL !!! Live music by the amazing group, Fuzz Universe (www.fuzzuniverse.co.uk), Cash bar, food, Vintage Vehicles, 2 x bouncy castle (free) use, children’s games, stalls and more. Amazing raffle.
Boxgrove Village Hall, The Street, Boxgrove. Chichester. West Sussex
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Plant Fair Roadshow - Summer Show
Located in the attractive garden area of Tilgate Park, adjacent to its Nature Centre and Café, this is a collection of leading specialist nurseries offering a wide range of bulbs, perennials, herbs, shrubs and trees.
Tilgate Park, Tilgate Drive, Crawley
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Park Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre head gardener’s cottage garden, mixing formal and informal, cultivated and wild garden. Hedges divide the garden, mixed borders and roses, summerhouse, chickens. Also open with the working walled kitchen garden and glasshouse from Fittleworth House next door.
Park Lodge, Pulborough
Sun 22 Jul

More details - 4 Hillside Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Garden 120ft x 27ft in a rural setting, densely planted with mixed borders and shrubs. Large collection of roses, mainly New English shrub roses; walls, fences and arches covered with mid and late season clematis; baskets overflowing with fuchsias. A profusion of colour and scent in a well maintained small garden.
4 Hillside Cottages, Chichester
Sun 22 Jul

More details - East Grinstead Town Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Gardens to lift the spirits and make you smile! These town gardens are all past winners of East Grinstead in Bloom Best Front Garden. The back gardens have quite different styles. Most are established, displaying a mix of planting incl shrubs, perennials, and annuals, with tubs and baskets.
East Grinstead Town Gardens, East Grinstead
Sun 22 Jul

More details - International Jousting and Medieval Tournament
The undisputed highlight of Arundel Castle’s events calendar – the International Jousting and Medieval Tournament – is this year celebrating its tenth anniversary and promising the biggest and best contest to date. Competitors from around the world will be taking part in the thrilling six-day Tournament.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Tue 24 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

Enchanted Horsham More details - Enchanted Horsham
A Summer Wonderland of boutique shopping, street theatre, an eclectic mix of live music, circus performance, dance & spectacular Secret Illuminated Garden. Set in Horsham Park in the centre of town and a 2 minute walk from Horsham train station.
Horsham Park
Fri 27 Jul to Sun 29 Jul
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More details - 54 Elmleigh - Open Garden for NGS
acre property with terraced front garden, leading to a heavily planted rear garden with majestic 100 yr old Black Pines. Shrubs, perennials, packed with interest around every corner, giving all season colours. Many raised beds, numerous sculptures, vegetables in boxes, a greenhouse, pond, and bog garden.
54 Elmleigh, Midhurst
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Little Farmers Weekend
With a moo moo here and a moo moo there – there’ll be farmers everywhere! Kick-start your Summer Holidays with a fun-filled weekend at Fishers Farm, with welly wanging, a chance to drive your own tractor and a special Farmers “Walk & Talk,” you can also meet and greet our fabulous furry co-stars in the Animal...
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

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 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Ham Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre garden created from agricultural land during the last 20 yrs by the present owners. The garden is now well established with yr-round colour bursting from the many borders, large bog garden and winter garden. A gentle stream flows down over waterfalls into a bluebell carpeted wood.
Ham Cottage, Highbrook, Ardingly
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Qatar Goodwood Festival
This glamorous, world-famous five-day festival – popularly known as ‘Glorious Goodwood’ – is the season’s undoubted highlight. Over 100,000 people flock to the world’s most beautiful racecourse to enjoy the £1million Sussex Stakes, Ladies’ Day and other unforgettable highlights. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.
Goodwood Racecourse
Tue 31 Jul to Sat 4 Aug

More details - Living History Day
Meet a variety of historical characters, such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Surgeon. There’s a range of have-a-go activities for all ages, including archery for the over 8s plus ‘meet the falconer’, a face painter and a story teller. History has never been so much fun!
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Tue 31 Jul

The Loxwood Joust More details - The Loxwood Joust
The Loxwood Joust is a fantastic family day of mediaeval revelry and mayhem. Harken to the call of booming cannon fire and the clash of steel on steel as mighty knights’ fight to reign victorious, before being immersed in the mediaeval battle camp where fully armoured knights show what life was like at that time.
The Loxwood Meadow Loxwood Billingshurst
Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug
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More details - Cowboys and Cowgirls Weekend
Howdy Partner! Come on down and enjoy Fishers Farms Cowboys and Cowgirls weekend. We’ve got everything you need to unwind after a busy week at the ranch, with big and small rodeo bulls - for big and small cowfolk - and a special banger’n’beans meal for hungry riders.
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS
Traditional English garden, approx 3 acres with herbaceous borders, a variety of early flowering bulbs, snowdrops, spring bulbs, grass walks and grass steps. Walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and cutting flowers. Lawns, rose garden and informal areas with views of the South Downs.
Manor of Dean, Petworth
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Living History Day
Meet a variety of historical characters, such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Surgeon. There’s a range of have-a-go activities for all ages, including archery for the over 8s plus ‘meet the falconer’, a face painter and a story teller. History has never been so much fun!
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Peppa Pig's Adventure
Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunch-boxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of games, laughter and live music!
Worthing Theatres 11 Union Place Union Place Worthing
Wed 8 Aug and Thu 9 Aug

More details - Chilli Fiesta
Join the party at the UK’s biggest chilli festival. Dance to live Latin music, watch cookery and gardening demonstrations and taste delicious chilli foods ‘til your tongue sizzles. Make the most of the family-friendly festival atmosphere and camp onsite with great facilities.
West Dean Gardens, West Dean
Fri 10 Aug to Sun 12 Aug

More details - The Loxwood Joust
The Loxwood Joust is the most spectacular mediaeval Festival in the Realm Step back in time and experience the verve and vigour of a world where lives were harsh and hearts were passionate Each day from 10 am to 6 pm. The Loxwood Joust’s unrivalled programme of mediaeval revelry guarantees a day out like no other.
The Loxwood Meadow, Loxwood
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Superheroes Weekend
Superheroes UNITE! Get your disguises ready and get yourselves to Fishers Farm for our Superheroes Weekend! Defeat the mighty inflatable assault course! Protect your identity with our Superhero Face painting! With our team of super staff, safeguard Fishers Farm and enjoy a fun family day out at the same time!
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Selsey Beer & Rounders and Family day out
This year Selsey Cricket & Social Clubs? famous Beer Rounders and Family day will be on the Recreation Ground, as part of Selsey Festival 2018 on Sunday August 12th 2018. It promises to be a fantastic day out for all the family, with lots of things to see and do, so come along and enjoy the fun.
Selsey Cricket Club. The Sir Patrick Moore Pavilion, The Recreation Ground, Paddock Lane, Selsey, We
Sun 12 Aug

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 12 Aug

More details - Colwood House - Open Garden for NGS
12 acres of garden with mature and specimen trees from the late 1800s, lawns and woodland edge. Formal parterre, rose and herb gardens. 100ft terrace and herbaceous border overlooking flower rimmed croquet lawn. Cut turf labyrinth and forsythia tunnel. Water features, statues and gazebos. Pets’ cemetery.
Colwood House, Warninglid
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle:  Half-day activity for children with SEND & their families
Suitable for children/young people with PMLD, ASD, ADHD, Down’s, Complex Health Needs, SLD, MLD, ABI, neurodevelopmental disorders. Head2Head Theatre presents PETER PAN IN A PICKLE, bringing siblings together in age appropriate FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY. Approx. 70 minute walkabout, interactive performance.
QE2 Special School, Horsham
Mon 13 Aug and Tue 14 Aug

More details - Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders
Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders Suitable for children/young people with Autism and/or anxieties & their families. Venue is wheelchair accessible with hoist & changing bed facilities. Small group session.
QE2 Special School, Horsham
Mon 13 Aug

More details - Wiggly Weekend
Wiggly Weekend is BACK! This family favourite encompasses a full weekend of fun, entertainment, and hands-on encounters with a selection of fascinating reptiles, bugs and amphibians from around the world.
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Family History Weekend
Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle, the Family History Weekend will be an opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Scribe.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Coffee Morning
St Paul’s Coffee Mornings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, raising funds for a different charity each time. Come and enjoy cake and a cuppa in a friendly environment. Books,cake and bric-a-brac stalls.
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Northgate, Crawley
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Holly House - Open Garden for NGS
An acre of English garden providing views and cameos of plants and trees round every corner with many different areas giving constant interest. A fish pond and a wildlife pond beside a grassy area with many shrubs and flower beds.
Holly House, Haywards Heath
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Malthouse Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Rural 5 acre garden with stunning views to South Downs. Garden divided into separate rooms, box parterre and borders with glass sculpture, herbaceous and shrub borders, mixed border for seasonal colour and kitchen garden. Orchard leading to partitioned areas with grass walks, snail mound, birch maze and willow tunnel.
Malthouse Farm, Hassocks
Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug

More details - South Stoke Series: Schubert's Octet - Arundel Festival 2018
The South Stoke Series: The Hanover Band Chamber Ensemble together with members of the acclaimed Consone Quartet perform Schubert’s Octet. This intimate setting of St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke for these concerts has proved to be a gem in the Arundel Festival Calendar.
St Leonard’s Church, Mill Lane, South Stoke, Arundel
Tue 21 Aug

More details - South Stoke Series: Les Nations - Arundel Festival 2018
The South Stoke Series: Ashley Solomon’s, Head of Historical Performance at The Royal College of Music, students performing in the intimate setting of St Leonard’s Church. A ‘Nurturing the NEXT Generation’ event. Programme: HANDEL Trio Sonata in G major Op.5 No.
St Leonard’s Church, Mill Lane, South Stoke, Arundel
Wed 22 Aug

More details - South Stoke Series: L’Europe Galante – Arundel Festival 2018
The South Stoke Series: Ashley Solomon’s, Head of Historical Performance at The Royal College of Music, students performing in the intimate setting of St Leonard’s Church. A ‘Nurturing the NEXT Generation’ event.
St Leonard’s Church, Mill Lane, South Stoke, Arundel
Thu 23 Aug

More details - August Bank Holiday at Goodwood Racecourse
From a breathtaking fireworks display on the Friday evening after racing, to heaps of family fun on Saturday and Sunday, this magical three-day fixture rekindles the nostalgic 1950s summer holidays of yesteryear with a traditional fairground and replica beach front. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.
Goodwood Racecourse
Fri 24 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - South Stoke Series: A Summer Serenade – Arundel Festival 2018
The South Stoke Series: Colin Lawson (clarinet) leads students from the Royal College of Music in works by JC Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Weber. A ‘Nurturing the NEXT Generation’ event. Programme: JC BACH - Symphony No. 4 in B flat MOZART - Serenade in E flat K375 BEETHOVEN - Sextet Op.
St Leonard’s Church, Mill Lane, South Stoke, Arundel
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Beach Party
Surf’s up, dude! Head on down to Fishers Farm this Bank Holiday Weekend, as we’re hosting the biggest Beach Party that Wisborough Green has ever seen! We’ve got traditional beach games such as volleyball and a tug of war competition – and see how low you can go with our Beach Limbo game!
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - 12,000 Years of Combat
The tented encampments of five renowned living history groups and many individual historical re-enactors will reflect over 12,000 years of local and Castle history with crafts, costume, and combat displays from the Stone Age to the Victorians – and almost everything in between!
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Sat 25 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - Handel + Pergolesi - Arundel Festival 2018
The Hanover Band will be performing Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and some of Handel’s lesser known Operatic Arias in the superb setting of St Nicholas Church, Arundel. The Stabat Mater is a 13th century sequence used regularly for personal and communal devotions from the time of its creation.
St Nicholas Church, London Road, Arundel
Sat 25 Aug

More details - 4 Ben's Acre - Open Garden for NGS
Our garden (100ft x45ft) creates an illusion of spaciousness by good use of steps and terracing to give impressive views around the garden. Visitors comment on our interesting plants and their colour combinations, calling it inspirational and a visual delight.
4 Ben’s Acre, Horsham
Sat 25 Aug

More details - East Preston Food & Drink Festival
East Preston’s Food & Drink Festival is back again for its third year, bigger and better. Spend a fun summer’s day eating, drinking and socialising with friends and family on East Preston’s lovely Village Green.
Village Green, Sea Road, East Preston
Sat 25 Aug

More details - South Stoke Series: Sunday Lunchtime Concert - Arundel Festival 2018
The South Stoke Series: Colin Lawson (clarinet) leads members past and present from the Royal College of Music in the Mozart Clarinet Quintet. This concert is followed by a drinks and canapé reception in the grounds of the Church (weather permitting). A ‘Nurturing the NEXT Generation’ event.
St Leonard’s Church, Mill Lane, South Stoke, Arundel
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle
Thursday 28 August, show at 2pm; Friday 29 August, show at 11.15am or 2pm.  (12.45-1.45pm, lunchtime activities: sensory tent, craft & games)   This half-day event is for children/young people with disabilities to share with their families.  Groups are small (maximum 24 people).
Fordwater Special School Summersdale Road Chichester
Mon 27 Aug and Tue 28 Aug

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
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Durrance Manor - Open Garden for NGS
This 2 acre garden surrounding a Medieval hall house (not open) with Horsham stone roof, enjoys uninterrupted views over a ha-ha of the South Downs and Chanctonbury Ring. There are Japanese inspired gardens, a large pond, wild flower meadow and orchard, colourful long borders, hosta walk, and vegetable garden.
Durrance Manor, Shipley
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle:  Half-day activity for children with disabilities & their families
Head2Head Theatre presents Peter Pan in a Pickle, bringing siblings together in age appropriate FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY Approx. 60 minute walkabout, interactive performance.
Fordwater Special School, Summersdale Road, Chichester
Tue 28 Aug and Wed 29 Aug

More details - Autism Friendly Session for Families of children with neurodevelopmental disorders
Suitable for children/young people with Autism and/or anxieties We offer a small group session for children with Autism and their families. Relax in a safe and secure environment while your children explore our sensory tent and have fun with games and craft activities.
Fordwater Special School, Summersdale Road, Chichester
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Macmillan Vintage Rally
Stationary Engines Tractors Cars Bikes Commercial Steam Military Bygones Craft Trade Stalls All Proceeds To Macmillan Cancer
Langhurst Hill Farm Balls Cross Petworth West Sussex
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

More details - Army Weekend
ATTENTION! Fishers Farm is recruiting soldiers for the Army Weekend! If you think you’ve got what it takes to tackle the Army Assault Course, pack your bags and sign up for a fantastic day out at Fishers Farm with the chance to earn yourself a medal if you can pass your training!
Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

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,
Sun 2 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Crafty Pint Markets
Bognor Regis’s only regular Craft Market, held on Sunday’s, our poplar market is based at The Aldwick Royal British Legion. Showcasing local crafters and businesses. 20 stalls selling unique, high quality items and a Charity Tombola for a local cause/community group or charity.
Aldwick Royal British Legion, 20 Hewarts Lane, Bognor Regis
Sun 2 Sep, Sun 7 Oct

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,
Sun 2 Sep to Wed 31 Oct

More details - Crafts Gifts and More
Join us at Pagham Village Hall!! for an explosion of arts, craft, gifts, chocolate, cakes, jewellery and sooooo much more, child friendly and wheelchair access - cosy village hall, refreshments available, plenty of free parking, charity tombola. ***** FREE ENRY *****
Pagham Village Hall,Pagham
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Grove Farm House - Open Garden for NGS
A welcome return to the NGS for this gorgeous, 4 acre classic terraced garden with views of South Downs. The garden includes a circular yew maze, ha-ha, lime walk, herb and vegetable gardens, shrub and herbaceous borders, and a pond in a woodland setting.
Grove Farm House, Turners Hill
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Jacaranda - Open Garden for NGS
A plant lover’s garden created by the owners from a bare plot. Curving borders take you on a journey around the garden. Trees with interesting bark, many unusual shrubs and a variety of hosta displays, together with perennials, roses, climbers and bulbs, combine to make this a garden for all seasons.
Jacaranda, Ifold
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Uppark House and Garden - In her Shoes - The Women of Uppark
As part of the National Trust’s Women and Power programme, join us this season as we walk in the footsteps of the strong women of Uppark.
Uppark House and Garden, South Harting, Petersfield,
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Chidmere Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Wisteria clad C15 house (not open) surrounded by yew and hornbeam hedges situated next to Chidmere pond; a natural wildlife preserve approx 5 acres.
Chidmere Gardens, Chichester
Thu 6 Sep

More details - Findon Sheep Fair and Village Festival
A free Village festival with Sheep show and shearing, upto 32 farms bringing sheep to fill 40 pens. Sheep dog Demonstration, Harris Brothers Traditional Fair, Over 140 Craft Stalls, All Day Licensed Bar with Real Ale, Wood Turning, Punch and Judy, small animals and many more country craft attractions.
Nepcote Green, Findon Village
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Parsonage Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Major garden in beautiful setting developed over 20 yrs with fruit theme and many unusual plants. Formally laid out on grand scale with long vistas; C18 walled garden with borders in apricot, orange, scarlet and crimson; topiary walk; pleached lime alle; tulip tree avenue; rose borders; large vegetable garden with...
Parsonage Farm, Kirdford
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Sussex Prairies - Open Garden for NGS
Exciting prairie garden of approx 8 acres planted in the naturalistic style using 60,000 plants and over 1600 different varieties. A colourful garden featuring a huge variety of unusual ornamental grasses. Expect layers of colour, texture and architectural splendour.
Sussex Prairies, Henfield
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Rymans - Open Garden for NGS
Walled and other gardens surrounding lovely C15 stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, and potager. Many unusual and rare trees and shrubs. In late spring the wisterias are spectacular. The heady scent of hybrid musk roses fills the walled garden in June.
Rymans, Chichester
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Living History Weekend
As the Castle celebrates the 950th anniversary of its initial construction, Raven Tor Living History Group returns to portray the men and women of the 12th century with combat training and crafts of the late Norman period.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Celebratory Plant Fair-Plant Fairs Roadshow at Borde Hill Garden
Borde Hill Garden are celebrating their 125th anniversary and are hosting a Plant Fairs Roadshow event to celebrate the occasion.
Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Sun 16 Sep

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 16 Sep

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
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Rymans - Open Garden for NGS
Walled and other gardens surrounding lovely C15 stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, and potager. Many unusual and rare trees and shrubs. In late spring the wisterias are spectacular. The heady scent of hybrid musk roses fills the walled garden in June.
Rymans, Chichester
Sun 16 Sep

More details - craft fayre storrington
craft fayre lots of great handmade gifts, home decor, knitted items, wool, sewn items and much much more wheelchair friendly tables available
The Parish Hall, Thakeham Rd, Storrington, Nr Pulborough, West Sussex
Sun 23 Sep

More details - High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden - Open Garden for NGS
25 acres of enchanting landscaped woodland and water gardens with spring daffodils, bluebells and azalea walks, many rare and beautiful plants, an ancient wild flower meadow and glorious autumn colours. Picnic area. National Collection of Stewartias.
High Beeches Woodland and Water Garden, Haywards Heath
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Nymans - Open Garden for NGS
A garden lovers’ home for all seasons, with an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins.
Nymans, Handcross
Sun 23 Sep

More details - London Welsh Rugby Club Choir
The world famous male voice choir will perform at Holy Trinity Church on Sunday 30th September 2018
Holy Trinity Church Cuckfield
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Borde Hill Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Rare plants and stunning landscapes make Borde Hill Garden the perfect day out for horticultural enthusiasts, families and those who love beautiful countryside. Enjoy tranquil outdoor rooms, woodland walks, playgrounds, picnic areas, home-cooked food and events throughout the season.
Borde Hill Garden, Haywards Heath
Mon 1 Oct

More details - Fun Palaces
Join this FREE nationwide celebration of creativity, with the local community right at its centre. Fun Palaces is your opoprtunity to see and do something different at Chichester Festival Theatre. Help us create our own Fun Palace for one extraordinary weekend!
Chichester Festival Theatre Oaklands Park. Chichester
Sat 6 Oct and Sun 7 Oct

More details - The Midnight Gang
This inventive tale of fun, friendship and the importance of kindness is adapted from David Walliams’s biggest-selling children’s book of 2016. Suitable for ages 7+.
Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester
Sat 13 Oct, Mon 15 Oct to Thu 18 Oct, Mon 22 Oct to Sat 27 Oct, Mon 29 Oct to Sat 3 Nov

More details - Season Finale at Goodwood Racecourse
Season Finale has a relaxed, laidback feel with the atmosphere of a country-style meeting. Sample many different real ales and craft beer, while a fiddle-band plays merry tunes against a backdrop of roaring fire pits, roast chestnut stalls, hay bales and traditional hog roasts. Visit goodwood.com for tickets.
Goodwood Racecourse
Sun 14 Oct

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 14 Oct

More details - BRASSBANDATHON in aid of CHILDREN IN NEED
Worthing Silver Band invite you to a 12 hour brass band concert. The bands performing this year are Brighton and Hove City Brass, Blendworth Brass Band, Chichester City Band, Hangleton Youth Band, Lancing Brass,, Worthing Silver Band, Patcham Youth Band, Mid Sussex Brass Band, Mid Sussex Youth Brass Band,...
St Pauls, Lime Cafe, Chapel Road, Worthing
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Norman Knights in the Keep
This October half term, visitors to Arundel Castle will be able to find out what it was like living at the Castle in the early Norman period with weapons, armour, combat and craft demonstrations to bring the era to life.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Wed 24 Oct and Thu 25 Oct

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,
Thu 1 Nov to Sun 30 Dec

More details - Crafty Pint Markets
Bognor Regis’s only regular Craft Market, held on Sunday’s, our poplar market is based at The Aldwick Royal British Legion. Showcasing local crafters and businesses. 20 stalls selling unique, high quality items and a Charity Tombola for a local cause/community group or charity.
Aldwick Royal British Legion, 20 Hewarts Lane, Bognor Regis
Sun 4 Nov, Sun 9 Dec

More details - Crafts Gifts and More
Join us for an explosion of arts, craft, gifts, chocolate, cakes, jewellery and sooooo much more, child friendly and wheelchair access - cosy village hall, refreshments available , play park for children, plenty of free parking. charity tombola ***** FREE ENRY *****
Pagham Village Hall, Pagham
Sun 4 Nov

More details - christmas craft fayre & santa storrington
christmas craft fayre with santa (payable on the day) face painting gifts ideas, wool, toys, decorations and much much more
The Parish Hall, Thakeham Rd, Storrington, Nr Pulborough, West Sussex
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Come and sing Faure Requiem
Come and sing Faure Requiem with St Richard Singers. Application forms and further information from www.strichardsingers.org.uk
St George’s Church, Cleveland Road, Chichester
Sat 17 Nov

More details - East Preston Christmas Celebrations
This is a day to celebrate Christmas. Starting at noon with local businesses getting together to promote what they do, stalls inside the Village Hall and entertainment in the Conservative Hall. We have a funfair, stalls outside and activities on the Village Green.
East Preston Village, Sea Road
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Christmas Crafts Gifts and More ...
Come and join us at this pleasant market to find some unique Christmas gits from cards to jars, cakes, chocolate, jewellery and lots more. Plenty of parking, refreshments available and a play area for the children charity tombola ***** FREE ENRY *****
Pagham Village Hall, Pagham
Sun 2 Dec

More details - christmas craft fayre & santa maybridge centre goring
christmas craft fayre & santa (payable on the day) refreshments available great gift ideas, decorations, toys, wool, sewn items, bags, jewellery, bath/beauty and much much more tables available wheelchair friendly
maybridge keystone centre Raleigh Way, Goring-by-Sea, Worthing
Sun 2 Dec

More details - Christmas Tree Festival
80 live, decorated and lit Christmas Trees in the atmospheric surroundings of Holy Trinity Church. Full live music programme and refreshments served throughout.
Cuckfield
Fri 7 Dec to Sun 9 Dec

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael. Artists performing: Fastlove.: Tickets avaiable.
Assembly Hall, Worthing
Fri 14 Dec

More details - Sleeping Beauty
A princess under a fairy’s curse pricks her finger on a spindle and sleeps for a hundred years, waiting to be woken by a prince’s kiss. But hold on a moment. There’s a distinctly different slant to this story. The princess is beautiful and spirited but there are two princes and a lot of threatening thorns.
Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester
Sat 15 Dec, Mon 17 Dec to Thu 20 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Wed 26 Dec to Sun 30 Dec

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,
Mon 31 Dec