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

21
FEB
CEEKAY JONES, Jacob Aaron and The Reign & Phonetic
The Prince Albert

Urban SoulContemporary RnB anyone On Wednesday 21st February were going all out on this one as were hosting platinum record selling urban singer‐songwriter Ceekay Jones and supported by upcoming South Coast talent.Doors at 7:30pm£5 Advance tickets or £10 On The Door.CEEKAY JONES…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07714 196106
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23
FEB
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Jurys Inn Waterfront Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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23
FEB
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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24
FEB
Funny Women Awards Regional Final at Komedia, Brig
Komedia

This is the 15th year of the Funny Women Awards. Theyve been around the UK and Ireland to find the newest and best female comedy talent and now present the best of the bunch competing for a place in the grand…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07973 470577
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24
FEB
Patterns Curated by Shanti Celeste with Hodge & Ci
Patterns

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 expose original…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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24
FEB
The Ultimate Old School Party
The Funkyfish Club

Brightons favourite Saturday night destination. DJ spins the best 70s 80s 90s and 00s. Expect: Funk Disco Dance UK Garage House Music…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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25
FEB
I'd Be Lost Without It
The Old Market Place

Using headphones binaural sound and immersive theatre Wet Picnic create an interactive experience which explores the utopia and dystopia of our tech‐driven existence.We all exist somewhere online whether we know it or not: a virtual trace an online persona a trail of…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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27
FEB
Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?
The Old Market Place

Join the star of Not the Nine oclock News Smith & Jones and Three Men In A Boat as he airs stories anecdotes reminiscences and outright lies.From forty years of travelling ‐ down rivers and up mountains into Africa out of India…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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28
FEB
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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28
FEB
Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity
The Old Market Place

Robins first new stand up show in three years is a clash of the two cultures a joyous romp through his favourite artists and strangest scientific ideas.From the work of Stanley Spencer to Niels Bohr it is 90 minutes fizzing with ideas…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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01
MAR
Rob Auton: The Hair Show
The Old Market Place

A show for anyone who has or has had hair and hairs.Award winning stand‐up comedian and poet Rob Auton returns with another offbeat comedytheatrespoken word show that explores hair and hairs.Rob casts an introspective eye over the world of hair underpinned by…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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02
MAR
The Lock In "Folk Fairy Tale"
The Old Market

Fresh from their sell out performances of The Lock In Christmas Carol the Breaking Tradition dance company return to Ye Olde Fighting Cocks for a comical new version of their critically acclaimed Folk & Hip Hop dance show suitable for all the…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 792033
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03
MAR
KNOT
The Old Market Place

Acrobatics movement and storytelling combine in a story of two hearts making sense of perfection focusing on a chance encounter between a frustrated lover and a jilted dreamer.The Knot is the invisible string that connects two people. Sometimes strong sometimes just about…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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03
MAR
STAR SHAPED CLUB BRIGHTON - 2018 LAUNCH PARTY!
Komedia Brighton

Star Shaped is the biggest and best Britpop night in the country TicketWeb UK STAR SHAPED CLUB Star Shaped Club is returning to Brighton Oh yes We re‐launch at Komedia Brighton on Saturday 3rd March and youre all invitedKeep up with all…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07480 856751
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04
MAR
Choral & Orchestral Concert
Worth Abbey

In their final concert of the year the Worth Choral Society joined by the Kidbrooke Park Singers and four fabulous solists will be performing two great choral works.Conducted by Michael Oakley Worth Abbeys Director of Music.Haydns glorious Nelson Mass is full of…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01342 710266
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04
MAR
HYENA
The Old Market

The first all‐female Cyr troupe Alulas debut HYENA explodes onto the UK circus scene in a whirlwind of women wheels acrobatics dance and song.She is the one who turns like a great wheel. She is the maker of cycles. She is the…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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06
MAR
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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06
MAR
Testosterone
The Old Market

Honest and irreverent physical theatre comedy by critically acclaimed company Rhum and Clay and Kit Redstone they explore the epic path that we all have to take when trying to forge an identity.What does it mean to be a man or a…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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07
MAR
FURY, Magna Carta & Stone Angels
The Green Door Store

For the first time ever coming down from Worcester UK. Fury are going to take the Brighton locals to a galaxy far far away. https:www.facebook.comfuryofficialJoining them on their journey are local allies:MAGNA CARTA A Drum N BassMetal band from Brighton UK. https:www.facebook.commagnacartaukSTONE…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07714 196106
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08
MAR
Sophie Willan Branded Tour 2018
Brighton Dome

After the award winning critically acclaimed sell out success of her second comedy hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her show Branded ‐ Bolton born Sophie Willan has announced a 33‐date tour for 2018. The tour starts on 8th February…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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09
MAR
Beat It! 80s POP
The Funkyfish Club

Beat It 80s POP FREE ENTRY Synth‐pop New wave Britpop HI‐NRG Alternative tunes with a splash of Glam Rock Second Friday of every month…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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10
MAR
Patterns with DJ Seinfeld
Patterns

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 expose original…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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11
MAR
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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11
MAR
D'Arcy Trinkwon - Lent Organ Concert
Worth Abbey

Internationally acclaimed concert artist DArcy Trinkwon is the Organist of Worth Abbey and Organist to the University of Sussex. Tonight he gives a truly virtuoso programme of music expressing ideas of Lent the Crucifixion and salvation in the perfect setting of Worth…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01342 710266
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11
MAR
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Who's Bad - Jackso
Theatre Royal Brighton

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS WHOS BADJackson Live in ConcertOne of the most dynamic realistic Michael Jackson Tributes in the UKSweeney Entertainments are thrilled to present the all‐new Jackson Live in Concert Show for 2018 starring Whos Bad ‐ direct from the USA This…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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13
MAR
TOM's Film Club: The Big Lebowski (1998)
The Old Market

Twenty years ago on 6th March 1998 The Coen Brothers followed up their success with the Academy Award winning Fargo by releasing a film that most critics hated which flopped at the box office and divided audiences of the time .Yeah well…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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16
MAR
A Big Lebowski Party
The Old Market

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Coen brothers classic weve teamed up with The Brighton Film Party Society to bring you a party hotter than Jackie Treehorns Logjammin & more reckless than Bunny Lebowksis driving.Expect White Russians bowling dressing gowns &…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01273 201801
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16
MAR
I Love the 90s
The Funkyfish Club

I love the 90s ‐ Cheesy Throwback Friday ‐ Dance‐Pop Teen‐Pop Dance‐House and some Alternative Tunes 3rd Friday of every month FREE ENTRY…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 698331
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17
MAR
Patterns invites Cooking with Palms Trax ft. Mr Bo
Patterns

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 expose original…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01273 894777
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17
MAR
Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I'm 50!
The Old Market

I only regret the people I didnt have sex with.. And 60 of the people I did have sex with.From irresponsible single kidult literally fighting his way through a mid‐life crisis to married father who is mid‐way to the telegram from the…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 201801
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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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