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

29
MAR
45 Minutes of Music @ The Meeting House
The Meeting House

These fascinating relaxed and informal concerts include interesting verbal introductions from DArcy who explains all about each piece of music. The concerts are aimed to be interesting to everyone. The organ in the Meeting House is one of the iconic instruments…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 678217
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29
MAR
Near Gone
The Old Market

Two performers have a difficult story to tell. They come on stage and launch themselves into an hour long attempt to put into words the utterly unspeakable. Delivered in English and Bulgarian with pounding gypsy‐inspired music this beautiful performance fills an empty…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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30
MAR
Jack Cheshire + support
The Brunswick

The Brunswick are pleased to welcome London‐based psych‐pop songwriter JACK CHESHIRE to Hove as part of the tour for his new Black Light Theatre album. Cheshire cites a diverse set of influences for the albums textures and arrangements including Can Grizzly Bear…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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30
MAR
Overhead Wires Music presents "The Secret Level"
The Brunswick

The Secret Level is all about showcasing a range of colourful and upbeat acoustica ‐ ranging from pop folk funk country and lyrical ‐ within the atmospheric candle‐lit hidden gem of The Brunswicks cellar bar.Thursday 30th March features:HAYLEY CHILLCOTTHayley Chillcott is a…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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31
MAR
"Under Great Southern Lights" (Supermarket)
The Brunswick

TICKETS £4.50 advance ‐ https:www.wegottickets.comevent392446 £6 on the doorLighting the fuse to your weekend since 2013 ‐ Under Great Southern Lights is Overhead Wires Musics flagship monthly night to put boosters in your joosters with exceptional alternative pop. Friday 31st…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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31
MAR
Throwback Friday 80s/90s
Funky Fish

Friday The Funkyfish Club Throwback Friday F R E E E N T R Y Nr1 hits from the 80s & 90s …

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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01
APR
Allo Allo
Highley Manor

Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar to keep it safe till the war is over.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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01
APR
Handel: Messiah
St Andrews Church

Burgess Hill Choral Society a well‐regarded local choir will be accompanied by the Burgess Hill Concert Orchestra conducted by Mike Wood. The concert features four soloists from the Royal College of Music. Refreshments available during the interval.Tickets: £13 accompanied under‐16s free…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07522 493966
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01
APR
Waiting for Curry
Sweet Dukebox

Ever wanted to tell someone how you really feel Four friends: two couples and a lot of history. Wine flows as they wait for their takeaway they share more than intended... an evening that changes them and their friendships forever. …

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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05
APR
Forest of Four / Finister / 40 ShillingsOnTheDrum
The Brunswick

An evening of indie rock and pop with...FOREST OF FOURA new 4 piece band formed around the South coast of Sussex influenced by a blend of Indie Rock and Post Punk music from New Order The Cure and The Smiths. The band…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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06
APR
Brighton Online Seller Meetup
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

Brighton Online Seller Meetup is freefor online sellers and retailers.After our successful meetups in 2016 we are back with new topics for eCommerce businesses.Our events are perfect for any business aiming to grow online nationally or internationally. If you are thinking of…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02922 362596
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06
APR
Speed dating 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: Lifestyle

TEL: 07557 359317
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07
APR
Duotone + support
The Brunswick

TICKETS £8 adv:http:www.wegottickets.comevent392068 £10 otdDUOTONE is the alias of songwriter Barney Morse‐Brown cellist with multi‐platinum artist Birdy and BBC Folk Award winners the Imagined Village Chris Wood Eliza Carthy and Jackie Oates. 5 Stars ‐ SonglinesA Hidden Gem of 2012…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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07
APR
Ghost Hunt of The Royal Hippodrome Eastbourne
Royal Hippodrome Theatre

Ghost Hunter Tours had to the The Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne to investigate this very active location.The night will consist of spirit board table tipping glass movement sensory work also using the equipment such as K2s ovulus the night will be…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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07
APR
Klax on Safari with Breakage, MC Skydro, Sam Binga
Patterns

Klax on Safari Venue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107095‐0Website: https:go.evvnt.com107095‐1Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107095‐2Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107095‐3…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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08
APR
Borde Hill Eggciting Easter Activities
Borde Hill Garden

Borde Hill Garden is offering a FREE programme of Eggciting Easter events for children from 3‐11 years old included in the price of an entrance ticket and free to Friends. In addition to a daily Easter Bunny trail around the Garden there…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441444 450326
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08
APR
Overhead Wires Music presents "Rising Stars"
The Brunswick

TICKETS £3 adv: http:www.wegottickets.comevent393665 £4 otdRising Stars is our regular event to showcase musical talent from the under 18s. From being in bands ourselves from the age of 15 we understand how frustratingly difficult it can be at that age…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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08
APR
Z-STAR DELTA Live in Brighton
Rialto Theatre

Z‐STAR DELTA bring their intoxicating mix of Country Blues and Desert Rock to the Rialto this April. The explosive duo features award winning charismatic frontwoman Zee Gachette z‐star and guitar prodigy Sebastien Heintz. Expect impressive musicianship powerful raspy blue tones big…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07885 744112
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10
APR
Blood Donation Session - Heathfield
Heathfield Community Centre

We are holding a blood donation session on Monday 10th April at Heathfield Community Centre Sheepsetting Lane Heathfield E.Sussex TN21 0XG and have appointments available between 13.30 ‐ 16.30 & 17.30 ‐ 20.00. To make an appointment please visit us online at…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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11
APR
Speed Dating in Brighton
All Bar One

Speed Dating in Brighton for anyone aged 37 to 52 Tuesday 11th April 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingbrighton106529.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Brightons most popular singles night How speed dating in Brighton works ‐ When you…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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11
APR
Wild Basketry 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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11
APR
Rick Astley
Brighton Dome

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
APR
TOM's Film Club: Bunny and the Bull
The Old Market

Join us for a special screening of Bunny and the Bull the surreal and imaginative feature length debut of Paul King The Mighty Boosh.Requested by a member of the audience at our first TOMs Film Club screening of A Girl Walks Home…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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12
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TOM's Film Club: Paddington (2014)
The Old Market

Marmaladen with gloriously silly jokes pitch‐perfect performances and incidental detail this is a warm witty and wondrously inventive great big bear‐hug of a movie. Chris Hewitt Empire.Adapted from the popular books of Michael Bond about a Peruvian bear with an alarming…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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14
APR
Caro Emerald
The Brighton Centre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
APR
AKA DJ Seinfeld
Patterns

AKA DJ SeinfeldVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107101‐0Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107101‐1Website: https:go.evvnt.com107101‐2Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107101‐3…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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16
APR
Jasper James
Patterns

Jasper JamesVenue: Patterns 10 Marine Parade Brighton BN2 1TLPriceFrom £6 adv: GBP 6Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com107104‐0Website: https:go.evvnt.com107104‐1Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107104‐2Twitter: https:go.evvnt.com107104‐3…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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17
APR
Blood Donation session
Wealden Community Hall

We are holding a blood donation session on Monday 17th April at Wealden Community Hall Vicarage Lane Hailsham E.Sussex BN27 1BT and have appointments available between 09.30 ‐ 14.15.To book an appointment please call us on 0300 123 23 23 or visit…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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18
APR
Bad Girls: The Musical
The Old Market

Based on the iconic Bad Girls TV series and set in the fictional HMP Larkhall Bad Girls is the story of new idealistic Wing Governor Helen Stewart and her battles with the entrenched old guard of Officer Jim Fenner and his sidekick…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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18
APR
Woodcut Printmaking 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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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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