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Things to do in Sussex this weekend

PUBLISHED: 10:26 15 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:08 17 October 2018

Early morning runner, Brighton sea front by David Hallett ( via Text added with

Early morning runner, Brighton sea front by David Hallett ( via Text added with


Great things to do in Sussex this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

Details of events correct at time of publishing.

Behind The Mask by Philip Jackson - From Friday 19 October

Augustus Brandt, Newlands House, Pound Street, Petworth

Philip Jackson, one of Britain’s most respected and commissioned sculptors, has produced some of our country’s best-known public works. His London work includes such icons as the Bomber Command Memorial at Hyde Park Corner and members of the Royal family.


Half Term Fun - From Saturday 20 to Sunday 28 October

Nymans RH17 6EB

Try the pumpkin rolling race or see how many pumpkins you can find. Have a go at pumpkin colouring activities or challenge your friends and family to a game of pumpkin skittles.


Introduction to Beekeeping - Saturday 20 October

Tuppenny Barn, Southbourne

Learn about the honeybee, its lifecycle and its skill as a pollinator.


Enter Containment! - Saturday 20 to Sunday 28 October

Knockhatch, Hailsham

Halloween fun and activities are in abundance at Knockhatch Adventure park. Navigate your way through their Containment attraction and hope you make it out the other side or get your spyglass out for the ghost hunt and if you find them all you will receive a small treat! Containment and Ghost Hunt are included in entrance fee which starts from £7.99.

The Snowman - From Saturday 20 October

Brighton Museum, Brighton

One winter’s night, a snowman comes to life and an unforgettable adventure begins. Discover the magic in this exhibition of the original illustrations for Raymond Briggs’ much-loved classic picture book. Entry £5/£3.20 children, residents and members free.

The Sensational 60s Experience - Saturday 20 October

Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Five legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feelgood factor this is must see 1960s show for 2018. The Searchers co-founder Mike Pender tops the bill, which also includes blues singer Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Swinging Blue Jeans, New Amen Corner and The Fourmost. Also appearing at Crawley’s The Hawth on Wednesday 28 November and Hastings’ White Rock Theatre on Thursday 29 November. Tickets £29.

Autumn Foraging Course - Saturday 20 October

Tilgate Park

With a mixture of open grassland, lakes and woodland this park is a perfect place for a diverse range of edible wild foods to flourish.

Wild in the Woods Family Festival - Sunday 21 October

RSPB Pulborough

Make yourself a leaf crown to wear and then have a go at woodland activities: go on a bug hunt, try out some den building and plenty more.


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