What's On In and Around West Sussex

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The South

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The South. Artists performing: The South. Tickets avaiable.
The Factory, Worthing BN14 8BX
Sat 21 May 22

From The Jam - Unplugged

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From The Jam - Unplugged. Artists performing: From The Jam. Tickets avaiable.
The Venue, Worthing BN11 1EE
Sat 21 May 22

STEM at the College

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STEM at the College Crawley College is having a fun-filed, STEM-based open day as part of Crawley's STEM in the Park!
College Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 1NR
Sat 21 May 22

Children's Proms present A World of Disney

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Come along and enjoy an afternoon of great music from all your Disney favourites Learn about the instruments in the band and generally have a fun time!
St. Mary’s C of E School Horsham RH12 1JL
Sat 21 May 22

Bada Bingo - Ashmore Park

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Bada Bingo - Ashmore Park We took old-school bingo, TURNED IT UP, and let it loose in traditional bingo halls. After sold-out shows across the UK, you don’t wanna miss it!
377 Lichfield Road Ashmore Park WV11 3HD
Fri 20 May 22

Cello Recital with Ben Draper

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Ben Draper is a cellist and music teacher from Oxford, currently working as Graduate Music Assistant at Lancing College.
St Michael and All Angels Church, South Street, Lancing BN15 8AJ
Thu 19 May 22

Bring and buy Plant Sale

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Raising funds for Christian Aid Week 2022 If you have spare plants, please bring one or two to donate to the stall. Buy some plants for your garden.
St Paul’s Methodist Church Woodfield Road Northgate Crawley RH10 8ER
Mon 16 May 22

Foxwood Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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From a green field site 3 yrs ago, this 1 acre garden has been developed into different areas inc a wildlife pond, rose and gravel garden, patio areas and a dry riverbed.
Foxwood Barn, Arundel BN18 0SR
Sun 15 May 22

Legsheath Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Legsheath was first mentioned in Duchy of Lancaster records in 1545. It was associated with the role of Master of the Ashdown Forest.
Legsheath Farm, nr Forest Row RH19 4JN
Sun 15 May 22

Cocking 10k Trail Race

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A 10k trail race on the South Downs near Midhurst. Midhurst Milers warmly welcome you to the Cocking 10k Trail Race through the picturesque and challenging trails of the South Downs.
Flint Barn Café, Cocking, Midhurst GU29 0HT
Sun 15 May 22

Holly House - Open Garden for NGS

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An acre of English garden providing views and cameos of plants and trees round every corner with many different areas giving constant interest.
Holly House, Haywards Heath RH17 7LF
Sat 14 May 22

Forest Ridge - Open Garden for NGS

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A charming 4½ acre Victorian garden with far-reaching views, boasting the oldest Atlantic cedar in Sussex.
Forest Ridge, Balcombe RH17 6QZ
Sat 14 May 22

Nymans - Open Garden for NGS

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One of NT's premier gardens with rare and unusual plant collections of national significance. In spring see blossom, bulbs and a stunning collection of subtly fragranced magnolias.
Nymans, Handcross RH17 6EB
Sat 14 May 22

Atlas

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Using circus, autobiographical storytelling, physical theatre, projections and object manipulation, Oddly Moving retells the Greek myth of Atlas.
Connaught Theatre Union Place BN11 1LG
Sat 14 May 22

Sing with the composer

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Singing a Requiem with the composer is a rare treat, but you will be able to do just that on 14 May in Horsham.
Christs Hospital School, Horsham RH13 0LJ
Sat 14 May 22

Plant sale and Market

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Variety of plants, pots, etc. Market items include bric a brac, books, clothing, toys, etc. Refreshments available.
St Barnabas Cafe, Worth Road, Pound Hill, Crawley RH10 7DY
Sat 14 May 22

The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair

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In the middle of May, Petworth will be abuzz with visitors from around the UK and maybe even a few interior enthusiasts from abroad when The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair marquee goes up,
The Marquee, Petworth House and Park, Petworth GU28 0QY
Fri 13 May 22

Sussex Art Fair at Gooodwood Racecourse 13th - 15th May 2022

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Sussex Art Fair at Gooodwood Racecourse 13th - 15th May 2022 Sussex Art Fair takes place at Goodwood Racecourse, Selhurst Park Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0PS, in the heart of the Sussex Downs on the 13th, 14th and 15th May 2022.
Selhurst Park Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0PS
Fri 13 May 22

Barns Green Players present A Bunch of Amateurs - comedy play

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Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford - only to find that this is not the birthplace of The Bard, but a
Barns Gren Village Hall, Muntham Drive, Barns Green, Horsham RH13 0PT
Fri 13 May 22

Atlas

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Oddly Moving present Atlas Produced by Turtle Key Arts A boisterous and playful retelling of Atlas, bringing this Greek legend to life in all his immense glory, with a cameo appearance from that
Union Place, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1LG
Fri 13 May 22

‘Scrabble and Cake’

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Come and enjoy a game of Scrabble, tea and cake and company. Other games available, eg dominoes, jigsaws, etc. All welcome. In aid of St Barnabas Refurbishment Fund. Just turn up. All welcome.
St Barnabas Cafe, Worth Road, Pound Hill, Crawley RH10 7DY
Wed 11 May 22

Tony Hadley: 40th Anniversary Tour

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Tony Hadley: 40th Anniversary Tour plus Sound of the Sirens. Artists performing: Tony Hadley. Tickets avaiable.
Assembly Hall, Worthing BN11 1HQ
Tue 10 May 22

Robyn Hitchcock

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Robyn Hitchcock. Artists performing: Robyn Hitchcock. Tickets avaiable.
The Factory, Worthing BN14 8BX
Tue 10 May 22

Shrek the Musical

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Shrek the Musical “Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek….” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty...
Alexandra Theatre, Belmont Street, Bognor Regis PO21 1BL
Tue 10 May 22

Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 3 acres of traditional English garden with extensive views of the South Downs. Herbaceous borders, early spring bulbs, bluebell woodland walk, walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and...
Manor of Dean, Petworth GU28 9AP
Tue 10 May 22

Rick Gekoski, ‘Guarded by Dragons’

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Acclaimed writer and bookman Rick Gekoski presents a talk about his new book Guarded by Dragons (2021).
Cloisters, University of Chichester College Lane PO19 6PE
Mon 9 May 22

Hammerwood House - Open Garden for NGS

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Large south facing garden with lots of mature shrubs inc camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas. An arboretum with a variety of flowering and fruit trees.
Hammerwood House, Midhurst GU29 0PF
Sun 8 May 22

Spring Plant Fair

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Following the huge success of last year’s Specialist Plant Fairs, the Plant Fairs Roadshow returns to Borde Hill Garden this spring with a wide range of locally grown, garden-worthy and unusual
Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP
Sun 8 May 22

Sir Patrick Moore Cup match and family day at Selsey

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Sir Patrick Moore Cup match and family day at Selsey Selsey Cricket Club welcomes the Thespian Thunderer's to Selsey Cricket Club, playing for the Sir Patrick Moore cup and Family day out, Sunday 8th May 12:30 pm for a 1.
Selsey Cricket Club, High Street, Selsey PO20 9BB
Sun 8 May 22

Cookscroft - Open Garden for NGS

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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...
Cookscroft, Chichester PO20 7JG
Sat 7 May 22

Midhurst Rother College Community Day 2022

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After an absence of 2 years, the Midhurst Rother College Community Day is back on the calendar for 2022. This year’s event promises to be the biggest and best yet.
Midhurst Rother College North Street, Midhurst GU29 9DT
Sat 7 May 22

Aidy The Awesome

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Aidy The Awesome Join Aidy the Awesome as she takes flight in an action packed aerial adventure to find her superpower. Aidy is a normal 8 year old girl… or so she thinks!
Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 3PX
Sat 7 May 22

Bignor Park - Open Garden for NGS

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11 acres of peaceful garden to explore with magnificent views of the South Downs. Interesting trees, shrubs, wildflower areas with swathes of daffodils in spring.
Bignor Park, Pulborough RH20 1HG
Tue 3 May 22

Worthing Musical Comedy Society presents 'Guys and Dolls'.

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Worthing Musical Comedy Society present ‘Guys and Dolls’. Set in the Depression-era of Times Square, New York, Guys and Dolls is the hugely popular musical tale of a couple of big city gamblers and...
Connaught Theatre, Union Place BN11 1LG
Tue 3 May 22

Will And The People

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Will And The People Plus Gloo + Theo Defeatist + Kocapoli + Christian Le Surf + Terry Carvey + DJ Ronnie Joice. Artists performing: Will and the People . Tickets avaiable.
The Factory, Worthing BN14 8BX
Sun 1 May 22

Fittleworth Garden Trail

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There will be gardens open with something for everyone, ranging from large country houses to smaller village cottages, from the formal to the informal, wild gardens to walled gardens.
Fittleworth Village RH20
Sun 1 May 22

Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children's Market

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Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Pop-up Baby & Children’s Market/Event and Fun Family Day Out. The place where smart parents shop! SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods!
The Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Road, Shoreham-By-Sea BN43 5WU
Sat 30 Apr 22

Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market

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Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Pop-up Baby & Children’s Market/Event and Fun Family Day Out. The place where smart parents shop! SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods!
The Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Road, Shoreham-By-Sea BN43 5WU
Sat 30 Apr 22

Saturday Market

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Items for sale include books, bric a brac, cakes, jewellery, plants, toys, etc. Refreshments available. In aid of St. Barnabas Refurbishment. Free entry. All welcome.
St Barnabas Cafe, Worth Road, Pound Hill, Crawley RH10 7DY
Sat 30 Apr 22

Happy and Glorious - celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

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This concert will feature choral music from the Coronation and other Royal occasions: Handel’s Coronation Anthems including the powerful “Zadok the Priest”, Parry’s “I was glad”, music by Stanford,
St. Mary’s Church, the Causeway, Horsham RH12 1HE
Sat 30 Apr 22

Guitar Concert by Laura Snowden

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West Sussex Guitar Club would like to invite all music enthusiasts to our forthcoming recital by Laura Snowdon .
Regis School of Music 46 Sudley, Bognor Regis PO21 1ER
Sat 30 Apr 22

Sonare Choir - Choral Quartet Concert

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Sonare Choir - Choral Quartet Concert Fresh from the success of their inaugural tour in autumn 2021, choral quartet Sonare is back this spring with their new concert programme, Songs of Springtime.
St Andrews Church, Furnace Green, Crawley RH10 6NU
Sat 30 Apr 22

Steyning Holistic Fair

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Welcome the Spring with the return of the Steyning Holistic Fair on Saturday 30th April from 10-4. Enjoy an uplifting day with lots of exciting stalls in the main hall, healing therapies in the...
The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning , UK BN44 3XZ
Sat 30 Apr 22

Wildflower Meadows - An illustrated talk

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Felpham and Middleton Horticultural Society - An illustrated talk on wildflower meadows by Michael Joseph - Arundel Bee Project. Parking. Visitors most welcome.
St Mary’s Centre, Grassmere Lane, Felpham PO22 7NU
Thu 28 Apr 22

Golf Day at Ham Manor Golf Club

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Get in quick for our successful Golf Day at Ham Manor Golf Club. Teams of 4 will compete on the stunning Harry Colt-designed course at Ham Manor Golf Club.
Ham Manor Golf Club West Dr, Angmering, Littlehampton BN16 4JE
Thu 28 Apr 22

Yukon Ho!

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Yukon Ho! A funny, bizarre and (mostly) true guide to surviving a mad life in Canada’s frozen north. Come to the Yukon! Cold, dark, and lonesome, with big animals, dubious men and dodgy liquor.
Connaught Theatre, Union Pl, Worthing BN11 1LG
Thu 28 Apr 22

Bee There! Fundraiser for Aldingbourne Trust

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Join us for an informative talk about how important bees are to the environment, followed by a delicious ploughman's lunch in our Quarry Café.
Aldingbourne Trust, Blackmill Lane, Norton, Chichester PO18 0JP
Wed 27 Apr 22

Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning garden and gift shop with imaginative woodland sculptures and a flare for the unusual. This inspirational space is a delight in which to sit and relax, enjoying delicious teas.
Peelers Retreat, Arundel BN18 9EX
Sun 24 Apr 22

Newtimber Place - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautiful C17 moated house (not open). Gardens and woods full of bulbs and wild flowers in spring. Herbaceous border and lawns. Moat flanked by water plants.
Newtimber Place, Newtimber BN6 9BU
Sun 24 Apr 22

Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 3 acres of traditional English garden with extensive views of the South Downs. Herbaceous borders, early spring bulbs, bluebell woodland walk, walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and...
Manor of Dean, Petworth GU28 9AP
Sun 24 Apr 22

Things to do in West Sussex