What's on inHickstead


Welcome to Hickstead

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Hickstead - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Hickstead to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Hickstead

08
DEC
"The Secret Level" (The Rambling Roots + support)
The Brunswick

Thursday 8th December features:THE RAMBLING ROOTSCarrying satchels brimming with songs borne from years of travel The Rambling Roots combine raw acoustic harmonies and upbeat folk tunes to create an enchanting live performance. Emma Morgan guitarvocals and Adam Wilkens guitarvocalsall other instruments get…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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08
DEC
Dick Whittington Interactive Dinner Show
Jurys Waterfront Hotel

Over 18 Interactive Dinner ShowDick Whittingtons Pussy has gone missing which is causing him some distress. Hes come to London to search for his soulmate ‐ but the fact hes dressed like the Principal Boy from a panto complete with skirt and…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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08
DEC
Free winter workshop offered for Sussex drivers
Station Garage

As the winter season is now upon us and the weather conditions are rapidly changing Station Garage in Horsham the family run Skoda dealership are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a free Winter Workshop car maintenance event on Thursday…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01403 783400
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08
DEC
Brian May and Kerry Ellis
Assembly Hall

ANTHEMS: The Concert is the live version of Anthems Kerry Elliss stunning hit debut album produced by and co‐starring Queen legend Brian May.Brian May says: Kerry Ellis is now acknowledged as a phenomenon equally at…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Overhead Wires Music presents Mouth + support
The Brunswick

MOUTHMouth is a GermanEnglishScottish alt pop quartet based in Brighton experimenting with quirky often dark and ethereal sounds inspired by bands such as Radiohead and Cocteau Twins and radical female performers Amanda Palmer PJ Harvey and Bjrk. www.mouthuk.comWith support:DYLAN T ROCKSRock and…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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09
DEC
The Human League
The Brighton Centre

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
CHRISTMAS CONCERT & CAROLS
St Andrew's Church

Rutter: GloriaMozart: Coronation MassTchaikovsky: excerpts from Nutcracker SuiteCarols for choir and audience. The choir will sing some lesser‐known Christmas carols and there will be some traditional favourites for the audience to join in with. Burgess Hill Choral Society…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07522 493966
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10
DEC
Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club
Concorde 2

Craig Charles BBC 6 MusicThe Soulsteppers 10 piece funk bandBoca 45Jalapeno Sound SystemSir Funkand very special guestsWe bet youve heard the a similar tale but not this one. This is the tale of a BBC Radio 6 DJ by the name of…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07590 369346
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10
DEC
Patterns with Zero 7 (DJ Set)
Patterns, Brighton

Saturday 10th December Patterns with Zero 7 DJ Set support from:Pablo ContrabandDongaJ‐Felix Tru ThoughtsThe timeless outfit of Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns otherwise known as Zero 7 have produced for musical royalty such as Radiohead Robert Plant & The Pet Shops Boys.…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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10
DEC
Really Wild Club!
Sayers Croft Trust

Really Wild Club at The Sayers Croft Trust6‐10 years 2pm‐4pm2nd Saturday and Sunday of each month next one 12th Nov An…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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10
DEC
The Ultimate Old School Party
The Funky Fish Club

The Ultimate Old School Party at the FunkyFish Club is one of Brightons favourite Saturday night destination with resident DJ spinning classic hits from the 70s 80s 90s & 00s ‐ Bee Gees Blondie Michael Jackson Madonna Spice Girls Rick Astley Robin…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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10
DEC
Wild Club!
Sayers Croft Trust

Wild Club at The Sayers Croft Trust0‐5 years FREE Event …

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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11
DEC
Brighton Festival Chorus Christmas Concert
Brighton Dome Concert Hall

A fun family Christmas concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Brighton Festival Chorus and Brighton Festival Youth Choir …

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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11
DEC
East Grinstead Concert Band Christmas Concert
St Swithun's Church

Please join the East Grinstead Concert Band for our first Christmas Concert with traditional festive music and carols for ALL the family. …

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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13
DEC
Status Quo
The Brighton Centre

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
Super Furry Animals
Brighton Dome

Super Furry Animals at Brighton Dome in Brighton on Tuesday 13 December 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
Placebo
The Brighton Centre

Alternative rock band Placebo are; Brian Molko Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. They have collectively released 6 albums to date and 29 singles. They are famed for hits such as Every You Every Me and…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
DEC
Overhead Wires Music presents "The Secret Level"
The Brunswick

Thursday 15th December features:ELIZA FAIETaking inspiration from the quirky pop melodies of artists such as Aurora and Gabrielle Aplin Eliza is primarily an emotive pop writer with underlying folk influences. www.facebook.comElizafaieSupport from:KATIE MACKatie Mac is a singer‐songwriter from Huyton. Influenced by the…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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16
DEC
Concorde2 & Fabric present Erol Alkan b2b Danny Da
Concorde2

Concorde2 have partnered with Fabric for two special take over events over the 16th and 17th December.2016 in support of their saveourculture & savefabric campaign.Were totally thrilled that the club has reached such a positive outcome and were so looking forward to…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07926 686076
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16
DEC
Throwback Friday 80s/90s
The Funkyfish Club

Fridays 80s90s only party nights at the FunkyFish give you a trip down memory lane to the decades of fluorescent rah rah skirts leg warmers shoulder pads and bad haircuts.>>Doors from 10pmFREE entryDrink DealsChristmas Parties WelcomeGuest List ‐ Conctact ChrisChristmas Parties Welcomeinfofunkyfishclub.co.ukor…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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17
DEC
Concorde2 & Fabric present Friction, Calyx & TeeBe
Concorde2

Concorde2 have partnered with Fabric for two special take over events over the 16th and 17th December.2016 in support of their saveourculture & savefabric campaign.Were totally thrilled that the club has reached such a positive outcome and were so looking forward to…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07926 686076
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17
DEC
Madness Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orc
Brighton Centre

Musical master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have today announced the run of dates and special guests of their 2016 AutumnWinter UK tour. Renowned as one of the UKs most popular tours now in its…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01403 783400
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17
DEC
Patterns with Leon Vynehall
Patterns, Brighton

Saturday 17th DecemberPatterns with Leon Vynehall support from:DongaCharles GreenMr BongoJ‐FelixProfesseur of beats that dont fit neatly Sussex very own brew a la Leon Vynehall headlines our last Saturday of the year before NYE.Venue: Patterns Brighton 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPrice1st Release…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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18
DEC
The Bootleg Beatles
The Brighton Centre

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
DEC
Defrosted: Christmas Family Show
Forest Row Village Hall

A big bonkers blast of fun this Christmas with super‐duo Cat Bubbles the Spot Bots Mermaid CBeebies & Nicko. Love that frosty film or hate it you will laugh your pants off & get snowed on Join these lovable clowns and the…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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20
DEC
Overhead Wires Music presents Bad Girls + support
The Prince Albert

BAD GIRLSTrashy throwaway pop‐punk. Influences include The Cribs Weezer The Pixies.www.facebook.combadgirlsbandWith support from:THE E.D. FOWLER BANDE. D. Fowler is an independent singersongwriter based in Brighton who cites his style as anxiety pop drawing influence from Bowie and Frightened Rabbit.http:edfowler.bandcamp.comDAN COX AND THE…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
DEC
Absolute Bowie
Concorde 2 Brighton

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 673311
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31
DEC
NYE Party >>> Rhythm is Dancer
The Funky Fish Club

Celebrating New Years Eve at the legendary FunkyFish Club cannot get any better than this years NYE Party. Our DJ will be playing the greatest tunes of the last four decades to make the last night of 2016 one to remember.Non‐stop dancing…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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04
JAN
Holiday on Ice at the Brighton Centre
Brighton Centre

Directed and choreographed by none other than Olympic and four‐time world champion Christopher Dean BELIEVE will open at The Brighton Centre on Wednesday 4th January and run until Sunday 8th January 2017.The show is an incredibly exciting and fast paced production that…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01403 783400
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11
JAN
Sister Act at the Brighton Centre
Brighton Centre

Directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood SISTER ACT is the feel‐amazing musical comedy based on the smash hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith.Featuring original music by Tony and 8‐time Oscar winner Alan Menken Disneys Aladdin Beauty and the Beast…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01403 783400
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Tourist Attractions


Bluebell Railway

Our exciting new museum is open on platform 2 and is well worth a visit. Explore the treasures and read all about our railway from its beginnings in 1882 through to the Bluebell Railway of the present day.The highlight of any visit to the Bluebell is a viewing…

Borde Hill Gardens

Borde Hill is a stunningly beautiful and botanically rich heritage Garden, set within over 150 acres of traditional parkland. It captivates and delights visitors throughout each season of the year with a series of intimate 'living garden rooms', fine woodland, parkland, lakes and outstanding views across the…

Nymans Garden

Developed in the 20th century by three generations of the Messel family, Nymans Garden still retains much of its distinctive family style in the historic collection of plants, shrubs and trees. This is reflected also in the surrounding estate, with its woodland walks and wild garden, and in…

Preston Manor

This delightful old Manor House evokes the atmosphere of an Edwardian gentry house both 'upstairs' and 'downstairs'.Dating from c.1600, rebuilt in 1738 and substantially added to in 1905, the house and its contents give a rare insight into life during the early years of the 20th century. Explore…

Adastra Bowling Club

Bowling at Adastra Bowling Club in Hassocks, West Sussex. Contact venue on 01273846899 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Adur Indoor Bowling Ltd

Bowling at Adur Indoor Bowling Ltd in Brighton, . Contact venue on 01273870670 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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