Events Diary

Date

October 7th - October 29th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Grant Dejonge Exhibition

Location : South Downs Heritage Centre Plumpton Station – A journey in art. From Imagination to installation. Commissioned by Network Rail to create a giant installation of art at Plumpton Station, follow Grant’s journey through a series of oil sketches from conception to four final pieces. The exhibition is open daily from Saturday 7th October […]

Date

October 21st


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Owls ‘Out & About’

Location: South Downs Nurseries Owls ‘Out & About’ will be at South Downs Nurseries on the 21st October. Come and experience the magic of getting up close to our feathered friends. 10:00am – 4:00pm

Date

October 22nd


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery Club

A unique display of Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery will be on show at the entrance to the South Downs Heritage Centre and Museum of Gardening on the 22nd October. Supplied by members of the VHGMC (Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery Club) who will be on hand to answer any questions. Our museum curator Clive will also […]

Date

October 23rd - October 27th


Location

Paradise Park

Witches Brew

Location : Paradise Park Attractions Witches Brew at Paradise Park 21st – 27th October Find the ingredients for the cauldron hidden around the attractions. Free to Park Pass Holders.

Date

October 25th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

October 26th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

October 28th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 28th October in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Date

October 28th


Location

Paradise Park

November - 2017

Date

November 1st


Location

Paradise Park

Date

November 4th


Location

Paradise Park

Daisy Sew

Introducing Daisy Sew with local artisan Sarah Mizon. FREE sewing class for all abilities (no booking required) Come and join us in the Coffee Shop on November 4th between 11:00am – 1:00pm

Date

November 5th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

SEAMS Vintage Steam

Location : South Downs Nurseries This year’s annual Seams Engine display will be held at South Downs Nurseries. Members of the public can see Steam engines and talk to enthusiastic owners.

Date

November 11th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Charity Car Wash

Location : Mayberry Garden Centre From 10:00am Raising money for the British Legion Poppy Appeal, Mayberry Garden Centre will be playing host to a local cadet troop  from the 1140 Squadron (Steyning) who will hand washing cars for customers for a donation.

Date

November 15th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Sussex Wildlife Trust

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex and protects the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast. They are at South Downs Nurseries on Wednesday 15th November 2017, between 10-4, with the aim to raise funds and awareness of their […]

Date

November 16th - November 17th


Location

Paradise Park

Sussex Wildlife Trust

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex and protects the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast. They are at Paradise Park on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th November 2017, between 10-4, with the aim to raise funds and awareness of their valuable […]

Date

November 25th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 25th November in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Date

November 25th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

November 25th - November 26th


Location

Paradise Park

Santa’s Sweet Factory

Location: Paradise Park Attractions – Newhaven Time: 11:30am – 3:30pm NEW for 2017! Visit Santa in his sweet factory and discover an enchanting land where imagination comes to life. Make your way through the magical factory and encounter elves making sweets before meeting Santa himself and receiving a special gift. This experience is located inside […]

Date

November 25th - November 26th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Santa’s Toy Factory

Location: South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm / 1:30am – 3:30pm NEW for 2017! Santa will be in his toy factory at South Downs Nurseries this Christmas. See the elves hard at work making and wrapping gifts and meet Santa in his factory office. A Christmas experience not to be missed! £5 […]

Date

November 25th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 10:30am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

November 26th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 11:00am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

November 29th


Location

Paradise Park

Santa’s Sweet Factory – Late Night Extravaganza

Location: Paradise Park Attractions – Newhaven Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm NEW for 2017! Visit Santa in his sweet factory and discover an enchanting land where imagination comes to life. Make your way through the magical factory and encounter elves making sweets before meeting Santa himself and receiving a special gift. This experience is located inside […]

Date

November 29th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Santa’s Toy Factory – Late Night Extravaganza

Location: South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks Time: 5:00am – 8:00pm NEW for 2017! Santa will be in his toy factory at South Downs Nurseries this Christmas. See the elves hard at work making and wrapping gifts and meet Santa in his factory office. A Christmas experience not to be missed! £5 per child, including a gift. […]

Date

November 29th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto – Late Night Extravaganza

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 4:00pm – 8:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

November 29th


Location

All Garden Centres

Late Night Extravaganza

Location : All Garden Centres Three hours of unbelievable offers on Christmas decorations, lights, trees and gifts. FREE tea, coffee & a mince pie. FREE raffle & 100’s OF UNBELIEVABLE OFFERS. FREE Christmas cactus for the first 150 customers. (with any purchase) HALF PRICE Poinsettia, Orchid or Cyclamen. FATHER CHRISTMAS LOCAL MUSICIANS and a variety of events. TRADITIONAL TASTINGS from local suppliers. A fun […]

December - 2017

Date

December 2nd - December 3rd


Location

Paradise Park

Santa’s Sweet Factory

Location: Paradise Park Attractions – Newhaven Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm NEW for 2017! Visit Santa in his sweet factory and discover an enchanting land where imagination comes to life. Make your way through the magical factory and encounter elves making sweets before meeting Santa himself and receiving a special gift. This experience is located inside […]

Date

December 2nd - December 3rd


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Santa’s Toy Factory

Location: South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm / 1:30am – 3:30pm NEW for 2017! Santa will be in his toy factory at South Downs Nurseries this Christmas. See the elves hard at work making and wrapping gifts and meet Santa in his factory office. A Christmas experience not to be missed! £5 […]

Date

December 2nd


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 10:30am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

December 3rd


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 11;00am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

December 3rd


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Horsham Historics

Location: South Downs Nurseries Horsham Historics will be at South Downs Nurseries on Sunday 3rd December with displays of vehicles, stationary engines and other historical artefacts. 10am – 2pm.

Date

December 6th


Location

Paradise Park

Date

December 8th - December 10th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Keep It Local Craft Show

Location : South Downs Heritage Centre Friday 8th December until Sunday 10th December 10:00am – 4:30pm Exquisite gifts and treats ALL handmade in South East England by the artists. These shows form part of a series of Keep It Local craft events being held in Kent, Sussex & Surrey.

Date

December 9th


Location

South Downs Heritage Centre

Meet The Food Producers

Location: South Downs Heritage Centre Meet the Food Producers at our Christmas food event on Saturday 9th from 10:00am – 4:00pm with free food tastings.

Date

December 9th - December 10th


Location

Paradise Park

Santa’s Sweet Factory

Location: Paradise Park Attractions – Newhaven Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm NEW for 2017! Visit Santa in his sweet factory and discover an enchanting land where imagination comes to life. Make your way through the magical factory and encounter elves making sweets before meeting Santa himself and receiving a special gift. This experience is located inside […]

Date

December 9th - December 10th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Santa’s Toy Factory

Location: South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm / 1:30pm – 4:30pm NEW for 2017! Santa will be in his toy factory at South Downs Nurseries this Christmas. See the elves hard at work making and wrapping gifts and meet Santa in his factory office. A Christmas experience not to be missed! £5 per […]

Date

December 9th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 10:30am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

December 10th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 11:00am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

December 16th - December 17th


Location

Paradise Park

Santa’s Sweet Factory

Location: Paradise Park Attractions – Newhaven Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm NEW for 2017! Visit Santa in his sweet factory and discover an enchanting land where imagination comes to life. Make your way through the magical factory and encounter elves making sweets before meeting Santa himself and receiving a special gift. This experience is located inside […]

Date

December 16th - December 17th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Santa’s Toy Factory

Location: South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm / 1:30pm – 4:30pm NEW for 2017! Santa will be in his toy factory at South Downs Nurseries this Christmas. See the elves hard at work making and wrapping gifts and meet Santa in his factory office. A Christmas experience not to be missed! £5 per […]

Date

December 16th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 10:30am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

December 17th


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 11:00am – 3:30pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

December 18th - December 22nd


Location

Mayberry Garden Centre

Santa’s Grotto

Location: Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade Time : 10:00am – 12:00pm Brighton Lions Club & Adur East Lions Club have invited Santa to join them in his Grotto. £4 per child, including a gift. Accompanying adults are free. All proceeds to local charities. Pre-booking unavailable.

Date

December 21st - December 23rd


Location

Paradise Park

Santa’s Sweet Factory

Location: Paradise Park Attractions – Newhaven Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm NEW for 2017! Visit Santa in his sweet factory and discover an enchanting land where imagination comes to life. Make your way through the magical factory and encounter elves making sweets before meeting Santa himself and receiving a special gift. This experience is located inside […]

Date

December 21st - December 23rd


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Santa’s Toy Factory

Location: South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm / 1:30pm – 4:30pm NEW for 2017! Santa will be in his toy factory at South Downs Nurseries this Christmas. See the elves hard at work making and wrapping gifts and meet Santa in his factory office. A Christmas experience not to be missed! £5 per […]

Date

December 24th


Location

South Downs Nurseries

Santa’s Toy Factory

Location: South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks Time: 11am- 2:00pm NEW for 2017! Santa will be in his toy factory at South Downs Nurseries this Christmas. See the elves hard at work making and wrapping gifts and meet Santa in his factory office. A Christmas experience not to be missed! £5 per child, including a gift. Accompanying […]

Date

December 30th


Location

Paradise Park

Lesley Harvey Drawing Workshop

Location : Paradise Park Come along to the free Drawing Workshop with artist Lesley Harvey! 30th December in the Coffee Shop at Paradise Park. 11:00am – 1:00pm.

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