Things to do

October events in Sussex

Cuckfield Book Festival


Listen to authors talk about their books and get to meet them after in a lovely location.

Giants of Steam Autumn Gala


Explore behind the footplate of the Britannia and get first hand experience of firing and driving a train. There will be special dining on the Britannia Gala Golden Arrow on Monday 14th.

Hastings Week


Join Hastings as they celebrate the battle that changed England forever.


13th October

One of the biggest motorcycle events in the south of England. Help them raise money to support heart patients on Sussex.

Hastings Bonfire

19th October

25 years of bonfire celebrations will be taking place in Hastings. All all day event free for all.

Halloween Shriek Week

26th Oct - 3rd Nov

Go along to Drusillas Park for a fang-tastically spooky time with all the family.

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Things to do in Mayfield

Things to do in Mayfield

Set in the heart of East Sussex, Mayfield is the home of our South East regional office, some amazing places to eat and brilliant things to do.

Things to do 5 months ago Kayleigh Hardy
Breakfast at The Pink Cabbage

Breakfast at The Pink Cabbage

Grab a coffee and a salmon and scrambled egg bagel at this lush cafe in the heart of Mayfield. A local favourite, you won't be disappointed!

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Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest

With vast forest and open heathland as far as the eye can see, take time to explore this stunning Area of Outstanding Beauty in Sussex.

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Things to do in Lewes

Things to do in Lewes

Explore the many lanes of Lewes and discovery the historical moments and people that have called this Sussex town home over the years.

Things to do 5 months ago Kayleigh Hardy