What’s on in Sussex

Below we’ve listed the latest goings on and events in Sussex for you to enjoy so check back regularly!

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Royal Pavilion Ice Rink, Brighton

Open till Jan 7th, 2024

Perfect for family fun or a romantic skate, visit Brighton’s Royal Pavilion Ice Rink this year and also enjoy food and drink from the Rinkside Bar & Kitchen!

G4 Christmas – Chichester Cathedral

Thursday 30th November 2023 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Visit Chichester Cathedral to see G4 on their Christmas tour! Hear classics such as When A Child is Born, Silent Night and All I Want For Christmas, as well as delightful medleys to evoke the Christmas spirit.

Wreath Making Workshops, Hillier Garden Centres

4th – 8th December

During the sessions, we will provide you with all the materials you need to craft your wreath from scratch. This includes using moss and foliage to build up the frame of your wreath and then choosing from a range of decorations to suit your style — select from greenery, natural items, festive additions, and twinkling lights. Found at our Eastbourne, Chichester, and Horsham Hillier Garden Centres.

Feel Festive at One Garden Brighton

With Brighton’s first light show, Christmas Markets and festive wreath making workshops, One Garden Brighton has everything you need to feel festive this Christmas!

Visit their website for more details on events and timings.

Petworth's Christmas Cracker

Saturday 2nd December 2023

Enjoy festive fun at Petworth’s Christmas Cracker with plenty of entertainment and a Christmas market.

Christmas Around The World Concert - Haywards Heath

 Saturday 2nd December 2023

A concert of seasonal music and readings presented by Coro Nuovo. A journey around the world with seasonal music and Spanish flamenco dancers.  Also a rare appearance from Phileas Fogg!
Ascension Church, Vale Road, Haywards Heath RH16 4JS at 7.00 pm. Tickets are available online at Coro Nuovo.

Goodwood Kennels Christmas Market

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December 2023

The Goodwood Kennels Christmas Market takes place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December from 10 am – 4pm. Packed full of independent traders offering festive goodies, crafts, and food, this free-to-enter event kicks off the festive season. No need to book and open to non-members.

Bodiam Castle Christmas

Various dates in November, December 2023 , and January  2024

Visit Bodiam Castle National Trust to experience a magical Christmas! Get festive and admire the trees lining the courtyard, twinkling lights all around and atmospheric tower rooms.

Richard Durrant's Candlelit Christmas Concert

Richard Durrant’s Candlelit Christmas Concerts have become a much loved tradition for audiences across the UK. His musical quest to find the true meaning of Christmas combines British folk, early music, Pagan and Christian songs as well as chart music and original material.

9th  & 10th December Ropetackle Arts Centre 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets wwww.ropetacklecentre.co.uk

22nd December St Mary & St Peter’s Church, Wilmington 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets www.richarddurrant.com

Lewes Downland Santa Fun Run

Sunday 10th December 2023

A fun festive run – 5k, or 10k or 15k in aid of Friends of Lewes Victoria Hospital. Adult runners, £15 entry.

Christmas with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Brighton Dome

Sun 10th Dec 2023, Brighton Dome

Enjoy Christmas with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with this festive family-friendly concert!

Slinfold Concert Band, Carfax Horsham

Saturday 16th Horsham

Slinfold Concert Band at Churches Together Carol Service, Carfax, Horsham 11 a.m.

Christmas by Candlelight at Slindon College

Monday 18th December, 7:30pm – 10:30pm

A fundraising evening of festive music and cheer at Slindon College. Join us for a very special evening of festive music and cheer with Soulful Christmas classics from singer, Carly Mahone plus a Special Guest.

Christmas Day at Eastbourne Bandstand

10:30am – 12:00pm

Christmas Day at Eastbourne Bandstand with Eastbourne Silver Band.

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