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The Gruffalo's Child: half-term fun for curious explorers

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Half-term fun for curious explorers 16 – 31 October Join The Gruffalo's Child, the Big Bad Mouse and other characters for an intrepid journey through our wild botanic garden.
Wakehurst, Selsfield Road, Haywards Heath RH17 6TN
Today to Sun 31 Oct

A Halloween Whodunnit Spooktacular

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This Halloween, you’re invited to join a spooktacular costume party at Foolish Mortal Mansion. Don your creepiest outfit and come along if you dare… it’s going to be a Halloween party to...
Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane Haywards Heath West Sussex RH16 1XP
Today to Sun 31 Oct

Taking a Line for a Walk: John Vernon Lord and Friends

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Visit the beautiful village of Ditchling this summer and enjoy the work of one of the country's most celebrated illustrators John Vernon Lord, alongside work for children by his students and
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane Ditchling BN6 8SP
Today to Sun 31 Oct

Women 4 Women Choir Taster!

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Join Bright Soul's workshop choir back in the room! A safe space to sing and make new friends. Organised by women for women. We sing soul, gospel, pop and inspirational songs.
Offington Park Methodist Church, South Farm road, Worthing BN14 7TN
Today, Tue 9 Nov

Noble Jacks

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Noble Jacks. Artists performing: Noble Jacks. Tickets avaiable.
The Factory, Worthing BN14 8BX
Wed 20 Oct

Little Museum Visitors

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Fun, hands-on creative sessions for the mini-visitor and their adult.  Packed full of sticking, drawing, storytelling and object discovery.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane Ditchling BN6 8SP
Wed 20 Oct

Brass Training Band

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Training Band for all brass instruments (including french horns, trumpets etc) bass or treble clef readers. Held every Wednesday term time only. 6.30pm - 8.15pm refreshments supplied. £30 per term.
BURGESS HILL GIRLS, KEYMER ROAD, BURGESS HILL RH15 0EG
Wed 20 Oct, Wed 3 Nov

Autumn/Halloween Wreath Making

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Autumn/Halloween wreath making workshop with a local wreath maker who forages and dries all her own materials. Includes welcome fizz, nibbles and your very own bespoke wreath.
Knockhundred House GU29 9DQ
Thu 21 Oct

The Price Is Right: Wine Edition

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A fun and interactive game show-themed wine tasting evening. Your game show host Rob will take you through each round of blind tastings, during which you’ll have to guess which is the premium wine...
The Tasting Rooms 14 High Street, East Grinstead RH19 3AW
Thu 21 Oct

Rocketing Round Chichester Space Trail

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Rocketing Round Chichester Space Trail This half term, Chichester BID is launching an out-of-this-world trail around Chichester city centre. Running from Friday 22 October – Sunday 31 October, families are invited to take part in the...
Chichester City Centre PO19 1LQ
Fri 22 Oct to Sun 31 Oct

Fishers Farm Park Halloween Happy Hauntings

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BOO! Halloween Happy Hauntings – a week of spooky, ‘cackle-tastic’ fun awaits you and all the family this October half term!
Newpound Lane Wisborough Green RH14 0EG
Sat 23 Oct to Sun 31 Oct

The Big Purple Xmas Extravaganza

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The Big Purple Xmas Extravaganza Indoor Market. Outdoor Market. Food Market. Childrens Entertainment. DJ's playing your favourite xmas hits.
North Gate Ardingly South of England Events Centre Selsfield Road RH17 6TL
Sat 23 Oct and Sun 24 Oct

Book Sale

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Variety of books, fiction, non fiction, paperbacks, hardbacks, children’s,, etc. Also DVD’s and CD’s. All welcome. In aid of St Barnabas Refurbishment. Refreshments available.
St Barnabas Pastoral Centre, Worth Road, Pound Hill, Crawley RH10 7DY
Sat 23 Oct

Amberley Museum October Half Term

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Join us for Halloween half term fun! Explore Amberley Museum this October Half Term, with 36 acres to discover and plenty of hands-on interactive activities to get involved in.
Amberley Museum, New Barn Road, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9LT
Sat 23 Oct, Sun 24 Oct, Wed 27 Oct to Sun 31 Oct

BIG DRAW: Make the Change

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Join illustration students from the University of Brighton for two days filled with drawing inspired by the Big Draw theme for this year; Make the Change.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane Ditchling BN6 8SP
Sun 24 Oct, Sat 30 Oct

The Grange Indoor Car Boot

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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
The Grange Leisure Centre, Midhurst GU29 9HD
Sun 24 Oct, Sun 14 Nov

Sullington Art Exhibition

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We are very excited to announce we are holding our second art exhibition here in a stunning 15th century barn.
Sullington Manor Farm, Sullington Lane, West Sussex RH20 4AE
Sun 24 Oct

Museum of the Moon

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Museum of the Moon Chichester Cathedral will host Luke Jerram’s touring artwork, the Museum of the Moon, from this October.
Chichester Cathedral PO19 1PX
Mon 25 Oct to Sun 14 Nov

Golf At Goodwood October Half-Term Camps

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Junior Camps are a great way for children to learn the basics of golf. Our team of coaches create a fun and relaxed environment for everyone to learn and develop skills whilst growing in confidence...
Golf At Goodwood Academy Goodwood Chichester PO18 0QB
Mon 25 Oct to Wed 27 Oct

October Half Term Activities

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October Half Term Activities Enjoy the great outdoors this autumn half term at the museum, with fun family activity packs and turn into an explorer following our pumpkin trail.
Weald & Downland Living Museum, Town Lane, Singleton, Chichester PO18 0EU
Mon 25 Oct to Fri 29 Oct

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