The Buttery is located about half a mile to the north of Steyning in a cluster of buildings on the Staplefields Farm which is of ancient origins, and the house is certainly documented in the early 17th Century. It is thought The Buttery is of Victorian origin, with its grey and red brickwork in Flemish bond and steeply pitched roof topped with a belfry.
At the outbreak of the war, Colonel Leonard Messel of Nymans in West Sussex was debarred from active service on account of his German ancestry. Keen to play his part, instead he devoted his time to training battalions of the Royal East Kent Regiment known as the Buffs. It was these young men who wrote to him throughout the war..
Combining traditional ballet with captivating theatre and performed to a glorious classical score, Ballet Theate UK’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol heads to Brighton Dome this festive season on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 December (2.30pm & 7.30pm, both days).
As a small child, Nicole Phillips England was passionate about becoming an artist. “I suffered from dyslexia,” she says. “And I got tremendous satisfaction and a boost to my self-confidence by being good at art.”
Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Sussex really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs
Worthing Theatres offers the best in high quality comedy, dance, film, live screenings, music, talks and theatre across its three venues: the Assembly Hall, the Connaught Theatre and the Pavilion Theatre.