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Thursday 11 Jul 2020 - Borde Hill Parkland
The UK's Biggest Gin Festival Returns for 2020! The hugely acclaimed Sussex Gin Fest is returning to Borde Hill Garden on Saturday 11th July 2020. Bigger, better and with even more to experience and enjoy, celebrate the extraordinary craftsmanship of independent Sussex, British and worldwide gin distillers at this unique festival. With delicious hot and cold artisan food, captivating demonstrations on all things gin, and not forgetting our main stage with live entertainment all day, this is one of the hottest festival tickets for 2020. Set within more than two hundred acres of traditional parkland, Borde Hill Garden is a place which captivates and delights visitors with its series of intimate “living garden rooms”, fine woodland parklands, lakes and outstanding views across the Sussex High Weald. Following the success of Sussex Gin Fest 2019, we are delighted to be back at Borde Hill Garden, and ticket holders will also get free entry into Borde Hill Garden. Sussex produce is at the heart of this unique festival, but we will also be showcasing gins of the world with international culinary options to complement them, and our ‘Best of the Rest’ zone will feature small-batch guest gins from neighbouring counties. There will also be a local beers on-site and some Sussex ‘fizz’ for you to try and when you need cooling down under the July sunshine we even have a gin and tonic sorbet to quench your thirst!
Tuesday 30 Jul 2020 - Arundel Castle
Would you like to meet a Norman Knight, a pirate or a person from the Stone Age? Family History Day offers the chance to interact with characters from history and try out some historical crafts. With a storyteller, a falconer, have-a-go archery, mini catapults and a craft tent, families will be entertained from 10am-4pm – and it’s all included in Arundel Castle’s standard entry prices. A thrilling kids’ battle twice each day will allow little ones to play make-believe and wield soft-play weaponry beneath a real Castle! Before and after lunch, the battles are all about having fun and putting those fantastic imaginations to use! 10am: Castle and event opens 10-1pm: All activities available 11am: Storyteller 12pm: Kids’ Battle 1-2pm: Lunch 2pm: Storyteller 3pm: Kids Battle 2-4pm: All activities available 4pm: Event closes Have-a-go archery for over 8s only, height restrictions may apply. Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org
Thursday 4 Aug 2020 - Arundel Castle
Would you like to meet a Norman Knight, a pirate or a person from the Stone Age? Family History Day offers the chance to interact with characters from history and try out some historical crafts. With a storyteller, a falconer, have-a-go archery, mini catapults and a craft tent, families will be entertained from 10am-4pm – and it’s all included in Arundel Castle’s standard entry prices. A thrilling kids’ battle twice each day will allow little ones to play make-believe and wield soft-play weaponry beneath a real Castle! Before and after lunch, the battles are all about having fun and putting those fantastic imaginations to use! 10am: Castle and event opens 10-1pm: All activities available 11am: Storyteller 12pm: Kids’ Battle 1-2pm: Lunch 2pm: Storyteller 3pm: Kids Battle 2-4pm: All activities available 4pm: Event closes Have-a-go archery for over 8s only, height restrictions may apply. Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org
Monday 8 Aug 2020 - Hove Park
Fun day with stalls, things to do and see and our popular dog show with lots of fun classes. Hot and cold food, ice cream, kiddies rides and lots more. Stalls available
Saturday 27 Aug 2020 - Arundel Castle
Would you like to meet a Norman Knight, a pirate or a person from the Stone Age? Family History Day offers the chance to interact with characters from history and try out some historical crafts. With a storyteller, a falconer, have-a-go archery, mini catapults and a craft tent, families will be entertained from 10am-4pm – and it’s all included in Arundel Castle’s standard entry prices. A thrilling kids’ battle twice each day will allow little ones to play make-believe and wield soft-play weaponry beneath a real Castle! Before and after lunch, the battles are all about having fun and putting those fantastic imaginations to use! 10am Castle and event opens 10-1pm All activities available 11am Storyteller 12pm Kids’ Battle 1-2pm Lunch 2pm Storyteller 3pm Kids’ Battle 2-4pm All activities available 4pm Event closes Have-a-go archery suitable for over 8s only, height restrictions may apply. Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org
Tuesday 30 Aug 2020 - 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!
Saturday 13 Sep 2020 - The Level
Taking place once a month under the elm trees of the Level, Brighton's most vibrant central park, our spring and summer season runs from April to October The Level Sunday Market showcases a wonderful range of local independent Sussex traders, talented makers, artists, chefs and bakers. Expect a tasty Sunday menu of global street food; fresh cakes and savoury treats with vegan and gluten free options; plus fresh produce, unique handmade and vintage gifts and treats, toys, accessories, clothes and collectibles. For any enquiries please contact: info@marketstallcompany.co.uk
Saturday 13 Sep 2020 - The Level
Taking place once a month under the elm trees of the Level, Brighton's most vibrant central park, our spring and summer season runs from April to October The Level Sunday Market showcases a wonderful range of local independent Sussex traders, talented makers, artists, chefs and bakers. Expect a tasty Sunday menu of global street food; fresh cakes and savoury treats with vegan and gluten free options; plus fresh produce, unique handmade and vintage gifts and treats, toys, accessories, clothes and collectibles. For any enquiries please contact: info@marketstallcompany.co.uk
Saturday 20 Sep 2020 - Arundel Castle
Meet the knights and men-at-arms of Arundel Castle at this one-day event and get a glimpse into 12th century life. With weapons, archery, costume and craft demonstrations throughout the day, visitors can beat the back-to-school blues with some historical hijinks this September! 10am Castle and event opens 10am-1pm Craft demonstrations in the South Passage 11am and 12pm Weapons and armour demonstrations in the Duke Henry Courtyard 1-2pm Lunch 2pm Meet the garrison in the Duke Henry Courtyard 3pm Weapons, archery and combat demonstrations on the American Lawn 3.30pm Event finishes Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org
Friday 26 Sep 2020 - British Airways i360
A spectacular event on Brighton's seafront. Join local artist Gary Hodges and friends, Rula Lenska, Dan Richardson, Virginia McKenna and others for this fundraising exhibition in aid of Born Free. Tickets include drinks and canapes and chance to go up the BA i360. Live celebrity auction with James Lewis.
Thursday 4 Oct 2020 - The Level
Taking place once a month under the elm trees of the Level, Brighton's most vibrant central park, our spring and summer season runs from April to October The Level Sunday Market showcases a wonderful range of local independent Sussex traders, talented makers, artists, chefs and bakers. Expect a tasty Sunday menu of global street food; fresh cakes and savoury treats with vegan and gluten free options; plus fresh produce, unique handmade and vintage gifts and treats, toys, accessories, clothes and collectibles. For any enquiries please contact: info@marketstallcompany.co.uk
Thursday 11 Oct 2020 - 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!
Sunday 21 Nov 2020 - Brighton Unitarian Church
Welcome to our 6th EVENT! Get that perfect Christmas Gift! Come and meet local authors and browse the huge selection of books on offer, from children's books to self-help, crime to horror, cookery to romance. If you have questions about self publishing feel free to ask the authors and Red Cape Publishing will be on hand to offer paid services such as editing, formatting, advertising, and cover design.
Thursday 4 Dec 2020 - The Level
Brighton's Level Sunday Market returns for the Spring and Summer season in 2020! The Level Sunday Market showcases a wonderful range of local independent Sussex traders, talented makers, artists, chefs and bakers. Expect a tasty Sunday menu of global street food; fresh cakes and savoury treats with vegan and gluten free options; plus fresh produce, unique handmade and vintage gifts and treats, toys, accessories, clothes and collectibles Taking place once a month under the elm trees of the Level, Brighton's most vibrant central park, our spring and summer season runs from April to October. April 12th May 17th June 7th July 5th August 9th September 13th October 4th If you wish to trade with us then please apply via our online booking form: https://bit.ly/37LBp9D For any enquiries please contact: info@marketstallcompany.co.uk
Friday 5 Dec 2020 - The Level
Taking place once a month under the elm trees of the Level, Brighton's most vibrant central park, our spring and summer season runs from April to October The Level Sunday Market showcases a wonderful range of local independent Sussex traders, talented makers, artists, chefs and bakers. Expect a tasty Sunday menu of global street food; fresh cakes and savoury treats with vegan and gluten free options; plus fresh produce, unique handmade and vintage gifts and treats, toys, accessories, clothes and collectibles. For any enquiries please contact: info@marketstallcompany.co.uk
Thursday 11 Jul 2020 - Arundel Castle
Travel back to the 12th century and witness a gathering of knights, men at arms and archers training in preparation for the Third Crusade! Weapons, armour and battle tactics demonstrations will show the gruelling lengths the Normans went to in order to survive warfare and conquest. An archery tournament will test the competitors on the most important skill of the era, while visitors can try it for themselves with have-a-go archery and mini catapults. A variety of crafts and activities, including a professional storyteller, will run alongside the demonstrations. 10am Castle and event opens 10am Weapons training 10am-1pm Have-a-go archery and mini catapults 11am Storyteller 12pm Weapons, armour and battle tactics demonstration 12.30pm Falconry demonstration 1pm Storyteller 2pm Archery tournament 2-4pm Have-a-go archery and mini catapults 2.30pm Falconry demonstration 3pm Storyteller 3.30pm The Muster for War 4.30pm Event closes Have-a-go archery suitable for over 8s only, height restrictions may apply. Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org Contact: 01903 882173 | visits@arundelcastle.org
Monday 15 Aug 2020 - Arundel Castle
A family favourite, this weekend of historical hijinks is the ideal living history event for younger visitors. Historical characters including a Norman knight, a pirate and a person from the Stone Age will bring the past to life. A professional storyteller will tell tales to captivate young minds, and a falconer will amaze. A variety of crafts and activities will be available, including have-a-go archery, mini catapults and a crafts tent. A thrilling kids’ battle twice each day will allow little ones to play make-believe and wield soft-play weaponry beneath a real Castle! At 12pm and 3pm, the battles are all about having fun and putting those fantastic imaginations to use! 10am Castle and event opens 10-1pm All activities available 11am Storyteller 12pm Kids’ battle 1-2pm Lunch 2pm Storyteller 3pm Kids’ battle 2-4pm All activities available 4pm Event closes Have-a-go archery suitable for over 8s only, height restrictions may apply. Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org
Sunday 28 Oct 2020 - Arundel Castle
How did Norman knights prepare to face the ultimate test – a castle siege? Find out this October as a garrison of knights and men-at-arms train to defend Arundel Castle against the fast-approaching fearsome army of King Stephen. Visitors will have the chance to meet the garrison and learn more about life in a Norman castle. Weapons, armour, archery and craft demonstrations will reveal how the garrison would have trained, fought and lived. 10am Castle and event opens 10-1pm Craft demonstrations in the South Passage 11am and 12pm Weapons and armour demos in the Duke Henry Courtyard 1-2pm Lunch 2pm Meet the garrison in the Duke Henry Courtyard 3pm Weapons, archery and combat demos American Lawn 3.30pm Event finishes Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org
Monday 29 Aug 2020 - Arundel Castle
Who would win between a Roman gladiator and a Norman knight? Find out as Arundel Castle enters a time warp this August bank holiday! Eras from the Stone Age to the Victorians will face each other for the ultimate who-would-win showdown. A wide range of living history groups, historical interpreters and experts make this historical extravaganza possible. Visitors will see 12,000 years of history play out before their eyes and watch as the warriors of the past take each other on in combat. With falconry, medieval artillery and more, this year’s event promises to be unmissable. 10am Castle and event opens, weapons training main arena 11am Bows and guns demonstration 11.30am Saxons, Normans and medieval knights 12pm Falconry 1pm Roman gladiators 2pm Medieval artillery demonstration 2.30pm Falconry 3pm Walk Through History followed by the Grand Melee (a fight to the last historical person standing!) 4.30pm Event close Have-a-go archery suitable for over 8s only, height restrictions may apply. NOTE: There will be loud noise and the sound of cannon fire. Tickets: From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £13 for an adult From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org
Saturday 27 Jul 2020 - Hove Park
One Of The Largest Bounce Events In The Area Bounce @ Hove park.
Sunday 21 Jul 2020 - Arundel Castle
Not to be missed, Arundel Castle’s jousting tournament is a true competition set over six days. This year, teams from England, France, Sweden and Australia will face each other. Knights in full plate armour will charge at each other atop specially trained horses that have featured in Poldark, Peaky Blinders and more. Each knight carries the pride of their nation on their shoulders – the Team Win Trophy is one of the most coveted accolades in modern jousting! Alongside the action at the tilt-rail, visitors will be entertained by craft demonstrations, musicians, a face painter, a professional storyteller and a variety of have-a-go activities. 10am Castle and event opens 10am-1pm Have-a-go archery and mini catapults 11am Storyteller 11.30am Hunting games 12pm Falconry 12.30pm Squires’ Melee (all ages welcome) 1pm Myal and Peg (medieval musicians) 1.30pm Joust 2pm Storyteller 2-4pm Have-a-go archery and mini catapults 2.30pm Falconry 3pm Storyteller 3.30pm Joust 4.30pm Event closes Have-a-go archery suitable for over 8s only, height restrictions may apply. Tickets: From £12 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £25 for an adult From £62 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) From £22.50 for a concession ticket (60+) For more information please visit www.arundelcastle.org

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