5 things to do in Sussex this weekend

PUBLISHED: 16:57 15 September 2020

Eastbourne Seafront (c) Herry Lawford, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Eastbourne Seafront (c) Herry Lawford, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


Sussex’s typically busy events schedule is gradually returning, albeit in a socially-distanced form that we may not yet be used to. Here are 5 great events to consider this weekend

As we all know by now, all events mentioned are subject to cancellation at short notice so all links should be checked before you head out to the event

Wine & Food Pairing Experience at Bluebell Vineyard - September 19

“Join us as we take you through the process of how we transform our grapes into internationally acclaimed sparkling wine, from vine to glass.”

The event starts at 1pm.

Heritage Open Days across Sussex - September 11 - 13

Locations taking part in the scheme include Round Hill, Langney Priory, Lewes TIC, Cowdray Estate, Chichester Cathedral and more.

Click each of the links above for more information.

Eastbourne Walking Festival - September 18 - 20

“The Eastbourne Walking Festival has been reinvented into a ten day celebration of self-discovery. Whilst all of our 70+ guided walks have had to be cancelled, we will be promoting and encouraging people to take part in their own walks, in their own time and at their own pace.”

Click the link above for a selection of self-guided walks.

The Whale Car Boot Sale at Eastbourne Sports Park - September 20

Find a bargain or two at this fantastic socially-distanced car boot sale near the wonderful Sussex coast.

There is free on-site parking.

The Country Brocante Harvest Fair 2020, Billinghurst - September 19

“Browse beautiful Brocante stands, meander through the meadows and fine merchants and makers, head into the ancient woodlands and find artisans, talks, demonstrations and more stalls - all under the dappled canopy of enchanted trees.”

It runs from 9am to 4pm.


For more information about any of the events listed above; how to get there, how to book tickets and prices, please follow the links in the event name.

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