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Things to do in Sussex this weekend

PUBLISHED: 12:01 10 December 2018 | UPDATED: 10:54 13 December 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 (14, 15 and 16 December): art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

Details of events correct at time of publishing.

Peter Pan - From Friday 14 December

Attenborough Centre of the Creative Arts, Brighton

W Productions’ homegrown follow-up to 2017’s Pinocchio. Tickets from £10.

More pantomime listings here

Something Glowing and Alive - Until Sunday 16 December

Martyrs’ Gallery, Lewes

This exhibition will celebrate the work of three luminaries of 20th century art, Marc Chagall, John Piper and Graham Sutherland. In association with Goldmark Gallery, prints, lithographs and original drawings will be on show, and all profits from sales will be donated to the St Michael’s Church Organ Appeal. Doors to the exhibition will be open between noon and 5pm from Thursdays to Sundays.

The Rocky Horror Show - From Thursday 13 December

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Richard O’Brien’s show has been performed intenationally for more than 45 years. It is now back in Brighton by popular demand. Strictly Come Dancing champion Joanne Clifton plays Janet, alongside Stephen Webb as Frank and Ben Adams as Brad. Tickets from £13.

Christmas Market - Until Sunday 16 December


Hosted by Woodland Crafts, this nine day market taking place on North Street and East Street features crafts, decorations, gifts and festive food and drink.

The Snowman - Ongoing event

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Believe it or not, it’s been 40 years since Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman was first published, and since then it has captured the imaginations of children and adults alike across generations. Together with Penguin Ventures, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is showcasing some of the stunning original artwork created by the Sussex based author and illustrator.

Glow Wild - Until Sunday 16 December

Wakehurst, Ardingly

The paths of Wakehurst come alight with lanterns and fire installations for the fifth mesmerizing display. An avenue of oaks housing glowing native owls will welcome you on your arrival, and the mansion itself will be transformed with a stunning projection of a native wild flower meadow.


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