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

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Mendelssohn: Elijah
St Andrew's Church

Burgess Hill Choral Society accompanied by the Burgess Hill Concert Orchestra will be conducted by Mike Wood BEM. The concert features four soloists from the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy of Music. Refreshments will be available during interval.TICKET…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07522 493966
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The Ultimate Old School Party
The Funkyfish Club

Every Saturday FunkyFish Club The Ultimate Old School Party 70s 80s 90s 00s Disco Dance Funk House UK Garage HI‐NRG Doors from 10pmAdmission £5.00…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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Patterns with Auntie Flo & Banoffee Pies
Patterns

Patterns Q2 2018.With a hand‐built DJ booth upstairs powered by a bespoke Ohm PA the ground floor is a hangout of lush sound where you can knock back cocktails and craft beers and enjoy a varied music programme. Stripped right back to…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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TRASH Mondays at Coalition
Brighton Coalition

TRASH is a club night. We do not conform to stereotypes. We experiment. We do not party alone. We party together. We are heteroflexible. We are straight. We are gay. Life is too short for shit friends. Delete them. Cherish the ones…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07837 700924
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Speed Dating in Brighton
All Bar One

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

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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45 Minutes of Music @ The Meeting House
The Meeting House

The increasingly successful series of 45 Minutes of Music the Meeting House resumes on January 31; There are five monthly concerts on the last Wednesday except March of each month from January to May. All at 12 noon. Marchs…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 678217
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Pure DISCO
The Funkyfish Club

The retro party FREE ENTRY 60s 70s 80s Disco Funk Soul Motown RocknRoll Rock Pop Old School RnB Last Friday of every month …

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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Brighton Tap Takeover 2018
The North Laine Brewhouse

Wristbands for the event ‐ which come pre‐loaded with four beers weekend‐long discounts and priority entry are available now for £15 fromwww.taptakeover.co.uk.Following the success of the last two Tap Takeovers the beer festival that keeps the pints in the place they ought…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01273 327514
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Funny Women: Brighton Nights
Komedia Studio

Join us for a night of fabulous female comedy talent in Brightons best comedy venue Komedia featuring a mix of established and new acts plus alumni from our acclaimed Funny Women Awards.Our April line up is:Thanyia Moore MC 2017 Funny Women Awards…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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Patterns with Craig Richards
Patterns

Patterns Q2 2018.With a hand‐built DJ booth upstairs powered by a bespoke Ohm PA the ground floor is a hangout of lush sound where you can knock back cocktails and craft beers and enjoy a varied music programme. Stripped right back to…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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OYB w/ Sam Darlaston [KISS fm]
The Coalition

Those infamous 3 letters OYB are backThis month Inyaear brings you Sam Darlaston the KISS radio resident. The official weekend hotspot OYB is without a doubt the Citys number one choice for Saturday night clubbing.See you on the floor‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐For Table bookings Group…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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TRASH Mondays | Trolley Haul
Coalition

Skint Get down to TRASH for your chance to win a trolly with a weeks work of food shopping Simply get your tickets for your chance to win.TRASH is a club night. We do not conform to stereotypes. We experiment. We do…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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MAY
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Theatre Royal

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717650
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An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Theatre Royal

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717650
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The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Wonder Women
The Sabai Pavilion

Uncork the champagne Dress to kill Party like theres no tomorrow Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years The Lady Boys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour will take the UKs number one cabaret show to a new level. With some of your favourites from…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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Show of Hands
Martlets Hall

Singer songwriter Steve Knightley and multi instrumentalist Phil Beer embark on a 12‐date BACKLOG tour 12‐29 October a retrospective trawl through their vast and brilliant back catalogue peppered with anthems and standards and doubtless some…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Playground Presents Sean Kingston
Pryzm Brighton

The one and only SEAN KINGSTON performs LIVESean is a household name and has an enormous list of worldwide hits See him perform all the big ones at an exclusive nightBEAUTIFUL GIRLShttps:www.youtube.comwatchvMrTz5xjmso4FIRE BURNINGhttps:www.youtube.comwatchvYkyhvCdJvMThe biggest night of the week at the biggest club…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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Patterns 3rd B-day: Optimo (Espacio)
Patterns

Join Patterns as they celebrate three fantastic years at 10 Marine Parade. Join us as we celebrate another fine year of doing what we do best. This time we invite three of Glasgows most vital exports and a hearty bunch of our…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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Brighton Antiques, Vintage and Collectables Fair
Brighton Racecourse

175 fantastic indoor stalls bristling with all variety of amazing antiques vintage and collectable items ‐ at Brighton Racecourse. The fantastic Swing singer Steve Conway will be performing throughout the day Free parking 10 minutes from M23A23 A27 and rail Under 16s…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01293 690777
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Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione: Compared t
The Old Market

This duo have each been compared to an impressive array of musical geniuses including Janis Joplin and Tom Waits vocally as well as Jimi Hendrix instrumentally ‐ a comparison Antonio wears with pride. Django Reinhardt also comes to mind.In truth Sarah Jane…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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09
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Wayfinder Woman Presents
Christ Church

Take a couple of hours to relax and enjoy the wonderful music of harpist Fiona Horsford and other musical delights interspersed with readings by professional actress Kay Cadell from diaries and records of the suffragettes and other women through the ages.An event…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01323 886171
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Speed Dating in Eastbourne
TJ's Venue

Speed Dating in EastbourneHow Speed Dating in Eastbourne worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Eastbourne you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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Boutique & Artisan Shopping Fair
East Sussex National Hotel

Looking for something special to do with friends or family or just to treat yourself Get ready for Summer as we offer you a very special shopping experience as we share our unique collection of over 50 hand picked Boutique & Artisan…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner
Jurys Inn Waterfront Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Marlene and Boycie invite you to a Gala Dinner at the Brighton Fringe.Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation.Join us for the Dinner event…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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Yoga for all! @ Brighton Fringe 2018
Brighton Unitarian Church

Come and enjoy the benefits of yoga open to all at this FREE event as part of Brighton Fringe 2018.Join experienced teachers for a wide range of donation‐based classes and talks including meditation and mindfulness beginners yoga partner yoga and a special…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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Playhouse | One-off special at Coalition
Brighton Coalition

Playhouse is back in Brighton. A fresh take to your Saturday night we invite you to throw caution to the wind and experience dwarfs panda mascots bath ball pit glitter face painting and more are all on the list to Brightons extraordinary…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07837 700924
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Circus Vegas
Preston Park

Special offer ‐ 2 for 1 on any seat any day Simply call the box office 07904428555 and quote Juggler to receive the deal. Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.Housed inside its huge…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 428555
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Unsigned Music Awards
The Brighton Centre

In partnership with Live Nation UMA is the opening ceremony for The Great Escape Festival ‐the biggest gathering for new music.The UKs first televised awards show to exclusively recognise new and independent music the UMAs Unsigned Music Awards returns in 2018 as…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07827 793237
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National Numeracy Day
National Numeracy

UKs first ever National Numeracy Day 16th May 2018KPMG and National Numeracy have come together to launch the UKs first National Numeracy Day ‐ created to drive a change in recognition of the importance of numbers for everyones lives. Designed…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02074 032230
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Awaken Your Financial Genius taster session
Jurys Inn Brighton

Are you ready to.Awaken Your Financial GeniusDid school teach you anything about becoming RichDid your parents or school equip you to become Financially FreeYou may even have been in business for many years but do you really understand Money and FinancesMany people…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Business

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

Lewes Castle

From the high towers of Lewes Castle visitors can see both the town and the distant views of downs, river and forest. The best way to appreciate this view is to visit Barbican House Museum first and watch 'The Story of Lewes Town', a sound and light show…

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…

Royal Pavilion

This opulent seaside home was remodelled in Indian style by John Nash 1815‐1823for George, Prince Regent and later George IV. The Royal Pavilion grew over 35 years from a simple farmhouse to a spectacular palace. In 1787 Henry Holland extended the original farmhouse into a neo‐classical building…

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