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Events in Sussex 2017

From arts festivals to bonfire processions and foodie fests, Sussex has an exciting calendar of must-do events.  Choose from the UK's biggest Pride festival to quirky or traditional festivities, such as Hastings Jack in the Green.

Grass Courts of the Devonshire Park Eastbourne

June

23 June – 1 July: AEGON International (tennis), Devonshire Park, Eastbourne  

24 - 25 June: Eastbourne Food Festival (Feastival), Princes Park, Eastbourne  

24 - 26 June: Dieppe Raid Cycle Rally, Newhaven  

29 June: RHS Talk: ‘First-rate Perennials’ with Val Bourne, Borde Hill Garden, Haywards Heath 

30 Jun – 2 Jul: Supreme Music Festival, Glynde Place, Glynde  

Bexhill Roaring 20's

July

1 - 2 July: Worthing Street Velodrome, Worthing 

1 - 2 July: Paddle Round The Pier, Hove Lawns, Hove  

1- 2 July: Steam Festival at Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells 

7 July: Patina Moving On Parade, Lewes 

8 - 9 July: 999 Emergency Services Display, Eastbourne seafront  

8 - 9 July: The Cobnut Food Fair, Etchingham 

8 - 9 July: Kite Festival, Stanmer Park, Brighton  

9 July: Southern Classics Car Show at Borde Hill Garden, Haywards Heath  

9 July: Daisy Dog Vintage Fair at Meridian Hall, East Grinstead

11 July: Worthing Beat the Tide 10k, Worthing  

15 - 16 July: Beach Life Festival, Eastern seafront, Eastbourne  

16 July: Hastings Pirate Day, Hastings 

16 July: Sunbeam, Talbot and Darracq Vintage Car Show, Borde Hill Garden, Haywards Heath 

21 July – 5 Sept: The Jungle Book trail at Bateman's, Burwash  

21 July - 6 Aug: Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival, Rye 

22 July: Bexhill Roaring 20's, Bexhill

28 Jul- 28 Aug: Brighton Big Screen, Brighton seafront 

29-30 July: Hot Air Balloon Festival, Hampden Park, Eastbourne (new) 

Artwave Festival Lewes

August

2 - 28 August: Worthing Carnival, Worthing  

5 - 6 August: Pride, Preston Park, Brighton  

5 – 6 August: World War One weekend at Bateman’s, Burwash  

8 & 22 August: Kids Disco Party, Eastbourne Bandstand  

12 - 13 August: Firle Vintage Fair, Firle, Lewes  

12-13 August: International Bognor Regis Birdman Competition, Bognor Regis  

17 - 20 August: Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow, Eastbourne Seafront  

19 Aug – 3 Sept: ARTWAVE (Artists & Makers Festival), Lewes and surrounds  

19 - 20 August: Thai Festival, Preston Park, Brighton  

19 - 28 August: Arundel Festival, Arundel  

22 Jul – 31 Aug: Borde Hill Summer Fun, Borde Hill Garden 

25 – 28 August: Into The Wild Summer Festival, Lewes countryside  

26 – 28 August: Herstmonceux Medieval Festival, Herstmonceux Castle 

26 - 28 August: Spa Valley Railway’s 20th birthday, Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells  

Fishing Boats on Hastings Seafront

September

2 September: Speed Trials, Madeira Drive, Brighton  

2 - 3 September: Bexhill Festival of the Sea, Bexill 

8 - 9 September: Findon Sheep Fair, Findon, West Sussex 

8 - 10 September: Baggymod presents: Beano on the Sea, Hastings Pier

9 September: Paddington™ & Family Fun! at Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells

9 - 10 September: Steampunk Festival, Eastbourne Seafront  

14 September: The Curious History of the Cottage Garden’ Talk, Borde Hill Garden, Haywards Heath  

15 September: Jersey Boys tribute, Eastbourne Bandstand  

16 – 17 September: Hastings Seafood & Wine Festival, Hastings Old Town 

16 -17 September: Brighton Triathlon, Brighton  

16 - 17 September: Fiery Food Festival - Victoria Gardens, Brighton  

21-24 September: South Downs Folk Festival, Bognor Regis  

24 - 25 September: Worthing Food Festival, Worthing 

28 Sept – 2 Oct: Small Wonders Short Story Festival, Charleston, Firle 

 

Arundel Bognor Regis Littlehampton Haywards Heath & Burgess Hill East Grinstead Hastings Battle Pevensey Bexhill Rye Hailsham, Uckfield, Heathfield, Crowborough South Downs Lewes, Newhaven, Seaford Eastbourne Worthing Horsham Shoreham Brighton & Hove
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Visit Worthing
Visit Brighton
1066 Country
Horsham
Mid Sussex
Stay Lewes
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