What’s on at Christmas

There is plenty to enjoy at Christmas in Sussex this year. Keep checking back as we regularly add more events and things on to the page!

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Dorking Loud & Proud Christmas Concert

Saturday, 10 December, 2022 – 19:30

While not specifically Sussex, the Slinfold Concert Band are playing with the Dorking Loud and Proud Community Choir at their Christmas Concert.

Entry is free, and the Concert is held in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Where? – St Martin’s Church, Church Street, Dorking RH4 1DW

Visit Slinfold Concert Band’s website for more info.

Christmas Makers Fair - The Shoreham Centre

Sat 3rd Dec, 10-3.30pm – Free Entry

Paper Daisy are back in Shoreham for their annual Christmas Makers Fair, held at The Shoreham Centre. Discover a phenomenal collection of over 50 specially selected Makers, Artists and Designers from across Sussex. Gift ideas ranging from skincare, art, ceramics, jewellery, Christmas decorations & many more unique finds.

Woodland Santa and his elves at Standen

Saturday 26th November (+ 12 other dates) 2022

Visit the National Trust property Standen this Christmas for an interactive Santa experience. Follow a guided woodland trail to see Santa by a team of elves – perfect for all the family!

Visit the Standen National Trust website for more information and tickets.

Glow Wild 2022 at Wakehurst

Selected evenings, 24 November 2022 to 1 January 2023

Glow Wild returns at Wakehurst this year – the award-winning winter lantern trail is back for its ninth year. Enjoy a never-before-scene route, brand new installations, and many other surprises.

Visit Wakehurst’s website for more info.

Leonardslee Illuminated

Enjoy Leonardslee Gardens in a spectacular illuminated show with illuminations, large projections, music and theatrical performances.

Brighton Christmas Festival

18th Nov – 24th Dec 2022

Featuring a Christmas market, apres-ski bar, the Big Wheel, Christmas attractions plus much more!

Visit their website for more info.


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