What's on inLewes


Welcome to Lewes

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Lewes - 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 Lewes to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Lewes

24
JUN
Katy Brand: I Was A Teenage Christian
The Old Market

Katy Brands hit Edinburgh Festival show I Was a Teenage Christian is an honest fascinating and funny exploration of her self‐imposed conversion and total immersion in evangelical Christianity.One Sunday aged 13 Katy went to a local church service and became a fundamentalist…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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24
JUN
Patterns with Shanti Celeste
Patterns

Patterns with Shanti CelesteVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 dv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107163‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107163‐1Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107163‐2Website: https:go.evvnt.com107163‐3…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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24
JUN
STAR SHAPED CLUB BRIGHTON - A MONTHLY BRITPOP PART
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar

After the amazing success of our May Bank Holiday special Special were back atSticky Mikes Frog Baron Saturday 24th June for another humongous night of wall‐to‐wall BritpopOur last party was rammed so dont risk missing out ‐ grab an advance ticket now…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07480 856751
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24
JUN
The Ultimate Old School Party
The Funkyfish Club

The Ultimate Old School Party 70s 80s 90s 00s & some modern funk Erasure Kool & The Gang Madonna Sash Faithless Michael Jackson Whitney Houston Blondie Technotronic Snap Fedde Le Grand Alice Deejay Robin S 2Unlimited... Disco Dance…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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25
JUN
Pop-Up Opera: Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto
Court Gardens Farm

Continuing to challenge the way opera is traditionally performed Pop‐Up Opera take their productions into unusual spaces making them fun fresh and intimate. Il Matrimonio Segreto tells the tale of a rich Italian businessman as he attempts to marry off one…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
JUN
Nature Tots - Booking is essential
Standgrove Woods

Explore the natural world with Sussex Wildlife Trust: Bug hunting den building woodland activities stories singing and lots moreEach week will have a different theme based on the changing seasons in a special forest school site. Nature Tots is a Forest School…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01273 492630
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27
JUN
Speed Dating in Brighton
All Bar One

Speed Dating in BrightonHow speed dating in Brighton worksBy simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Brighton event you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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28
JUN
Blood Donation Session
All Saints Church Centre

We are holding a blood donation session at All Saints Church Centre Church Rd Crowborough East Sussex TN6 1ED on Wednesday 28th June 2017 & have appointments available between 1.30 ‐ 4.30pm & 5.30 ‐ 7.30pm.To make an appointment please visit us…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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28
JUN
Focus Group*
The Old Market

Inspired by cult US writer David Foster Wallaces short story Mister Squishy Focus Group is a comedy with a dark heart exploring the loneliness and absurdity of modern life and consumer culture with humanity and humour. It is strange unsettling and playful.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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29
JUN
RHS Talk: ‘First-rate Perennials’ with Val Bou
Borde Hill Garden

Val will identify some of the best performers in the garden whilst highlighting a selection of her personal favourites explaining why each is such a good plant.Val writes for The Daily Telegraph Saga Magazine and many others. She also judges the perennial…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: +441444 450326
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29
JUN
Speed dating Brighton 30-45yrs
Maggie Maes

Fancy a great evening out in Brighton where youll meet loads of new people Our Speed Dating events are great fun. Come along with an open mind dont take it too seriously and have a giggle about it all. You will be…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07557 359317
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30
JUN
Pure DISCO
The Funkyfish Club

pureDISCO backtoCATFISH30th of June ‐ Friday the FunkyFish ClubThe best tunes from the 70s & 80sDisco Funk Soul Motown‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐FREE ENTRY FREE ENTRY‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ MORE INFO The stars are back the FunkyFish Club …

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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01
JUL
Brighton Wine Tasting Experience Day 'World of Win
Drakes of Brighton

OurBrighton Wine‐Tasting Experiencesmake for fantastic days out tasting and appreciating wine in a relaxed and fun environment. Youlltaste 15 quality wines and enjoy a delicious 3 course food & wine matching lunch.On each Course you will learn how to taste wine like…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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01
JUL
Patterns Curated by Bradley Zero with Chaos In The
Patterns

Patterns Curated by Bradley Zero with Chaos In The CBDVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐1Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐2Website: https:go.evvnt.com107165‐3…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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06
JUL
TOM's Film Club: Alien (1979)
The Old Market

In space no one can hear you scream.Has there ever been a better suited more sinister tagline for a film than that While many Sci‐Fi films in the late 1970s were trying their best to replicate and rip‐off Star Wars Ridley Scotts…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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06
JUL
TOM's Film Club: Aliens (1986)
The Old Market

GAME OVER MAN GAME OVERIn a film as eternally quotable as Aliens They mostly come out at night... mostly the late great Bill Paxton deliriously delivered one of its best lines with his unscripted Game over; in what is perhaps one of…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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07
JUL
The Black Fields + support
The Brunswick

TICKETS £4.50 advance ‐ http:www.wegottickets.comevent402983 £6 on the doorTHE BLACK FIELDS return to the stage after over a year expecting to provide more mad dog Americana classic rocknroll and edgy country blues. With ballads of Spanish prostitutes twisted circus fantasies…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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08
JUL
Forest Row Orchestra Summer Concert
Forest Row Village Hall

Forest Row Orchestra will be holding their Summer concert on the Saturday 8th July at 11am at Forest Row Village Hall.All Proceeds go to charity. Tickets on the door all adults £6 children under 16 £1. Limited seats so come in early…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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08
JUL
Patterns with Beautiful Swimmers
Patterns

Patterns with Beautiful SwimmersVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐1Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐2Website: https:go.evvnt.com107167‐3…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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09
JUL
Southern Classics Car Show
Borde Hill Garden

Come and view a wide range of classic cars courtesy of the Southern Classics Society.No additional charge to visit this event included in Garden entry and free to Friends.Venue: Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane Haywards Heath RH16 1XPPriceAdult: GBP 8.2Concession: GBP…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441444 450326
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11
JUL
Paper Cutting Workshop
Charleston

Our creative workshops are taught by artists of great skill and imagination. Class sizes are small meaning plenty of focused tuition. During our open season the day begins with a tour of the House for inspiration. Students break for a delicious artisan…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01323 811626
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13
JUL
Police Cops
The Old Market

THE PRETEND MENs critically acclaimed multi award‐winning comedy blockbuster returns once more for an action packed hour of adrenaline fuelled physical comedy cinematic style and uncompromising facial hair.Present day 1976. Straight‐laced rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson is out to avenge his brothers…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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13
JUL
Speed dating Brighton 21-35yrs dating event
Maggie Maes

Fancy a great evening out in Brighton where youll meet loads of new people Our Speed Dating events are great fun. Come along with an open mind dont take it too seriously and have a giggle about it all. You will be…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07557 359317
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15
JUL
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set)
Patterns

Were proud to present Greco‐Romans 10th‐anniversary party at Patterns on July 15th headlined by a true Brighton favourite with support from a couple of GR mainstays.From West‐Coast LA to sunny Brighton we welcome Orlando Tobias Edward Higginbottom better known by his stage…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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16
JUL
Sunbeam, Talbot and Darracq Vintage Car Show
Borde Hill Garden

Come and view a wide range of beautiful pre‐1935 Sunbeam Talbot and Darracq cars courtesy of The Sunbeam Talbot Darracq RegisterNo additional charge to visit this event included in Garden entry and free to FriendsVenue: Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane Haywards…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441444 450326
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16
JUL
The Zoots Sounds of the Sixties show Eastbourne Ba
Eastbourne Bandstand

Join The Zoots as they relive the 1960s in a non stop sharp and spectacular live music concert. Be prepared to be wowed by this show cram packed with hit after hit filled with tight harmonies outstanding music and a highly contagious…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07887 990400
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19
JUL
TOM's Film Club: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
The Old Market

Stop crying. Look at me. People only die of love in movies.The musical genre is one of the more popular pastimes for film‐goers looking for some escapism but few were as realist mature or as bittersweet as Jacques Demys The Umbrellas of…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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20
JUL
TOM's Film Club: New York, New York (1977)
The Old Market

After directing Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver one of the all‐time great films in the story of cinema Martin Scorsese decided to go a completely different route with his next project New York New York ‐ different in that this version…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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21
JUL
Absolute Bowie
Concorde 2 Brighton

DAVID BOWIE ANTHOLOGY WEEKENDAbsolute Bowie return to Concorde for a very special one off David Bowie Anthology Weekend where we see the band over two days performing over 50 years of the legend David Bowie.Friday sees the the band performing the 70s…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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22
JUL
Memory Box with Joey Beltram
Patterns

For four years Memory Box has been celebrating the influences of todays electronic music scene and encapsulating some of the most memorable moments in time. A Memory Box party covers the history of electronic club music hearing its origins from the legends…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07956 375370
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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…

Drusillas Park

Where getting nose to nose with nature is all part of the most memorable, fun‐finding‐out day you can imagine. Located amidst the stunning scenery of the Cuckmere Valley at Alfriston in East Sussex. With hundreds of fascinating and entertaining creatures you can be certain there will…

Sea Life Centre Brighton

Welcome to Sea Life ‐ a network of marine life aquariums stretching across much of Europe. Each of our attractions offers a unique insight into the lives of a myriad creatures from shrimps to sharks. Discover the amazing stories behind the hard cases of the oceans; the…

Alfriston Clergy House

Step back into the Middle Ages with a visit to this 14th Century thatched Wealden Hall House.Trace the history of this magnificent building ‐ the first to be acquired by the National Trust in 1896 ‐ and discover why the chalk floor is soaked in sour milk …

Anne of Cleves House

Anne of Cleves House is a 16th century timber‐framed Wealden hall‐house that formed part of Anne's divorce settlement from Henry VIII in 1541. The house contains wide‐ranging collections of Sussex interest, including Sussex pottery, and the bedroom and kitchen are furnished to reflect an earlier period.Other displays feature…

Bentley Motor Museum

Perhaps the most successful British make in the history of motor sport was the Bentley. W. O. Bentley, who had raced foreign made cars before the First World War, designed a light sporting car for road use based on the racing cars of several years earlier. The first…

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