What's on this weekend? There are always good reasons to visit Sussex. Plan your November events and activities from this selection of things to do and things to see in Brighton, East and West Sussex.
Fri 13 - Sun 29 Nov - Cinecity
CINECITY The Brighton Film Festival returns with a global mix of premieres and previews, exhibitions and installations, treasures from the archive, live soundtracks and artists’ cinema. Brighton Cinecity festival
Sat 21 Nov - Mon 04 Jan - Winter Wonderland illuminations
See a host of magical creatures in the ice-capped kingdom, adding some extra sparkle to the festive season, the Drusillas Winter Wonderland Illuminations switch on at 3:30pm daily, with an animal themed light show synchronised to music at 4.30pm.
Mon 23 - Sat 28 Nov - The Mousetrap
Agatha Christie's masterpiece creates an atmosphere of shuddering suspense with a brilliantly intricate plot, where murder lurks around every corner. The longest running show in the history of British theatre comes to Chichester Festival Theatre.
Sat 28 Nov - Open Evening
Interested in the night sky? Fancy looking at the stars, planets and the moon through some of the country's largest telescopes? Open evenings at the Herstmonceux Observatory are your opportunity to glimpse these amazing instruments. Open Evening
Sat 28 Nov - Sun 29 Nov - Christmas Artists' Open Houses
Explore individual work in artists’ houses, galleries and studios across Brighton & Hove. Choose from limited edition works of art, craft and design or simply enjoy mulled wine and a mince pie. Artists' Open Houses
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Nov - Santa's Christmas Cottage
Visit Santa and his elves hard at work. His cosy cottage at Drusillas is crammed full of toys that the elves have built and for a small additional charge, children can meet Santa and receive an early Christmas gift. Santa's Christmas Cottage
Sun 29 Nov - Great Christmas Market
Taking place in Horsham's historic Carfax, as well as mulled wine and mince pies, there are fabulous British gifts and crafts. Much of what you'll see at the market, you simply can't get anywhere else. Great British Christmas Market
Sun 29 Nov - Sussex Family Christmas Fair
Worthing's Charmandean Centre hosts over 65 stalls of Christmas decorations, toys, festive food & wine, contemporary crafts, jewellery, baby and children products, & home accessories plus Santa's Grotto and refreshments. Family Christmas Fair
Mon 30 Nov - Racing at Plumpton
Enjoy national hunt jump racing in Sussex at this November fixture card. Plumpton is a small course with opportunities to see the horses parade before racing, or by standing close to a fence. Racing at Plumpton
Mon 30 Nov - Sat 05 Dec - King Charles III
Following a critically-acclaimed West End season, this multi award-winning new play comes to Chichester Festival Theatre. The play explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.
on-going until Sun 21 Feb - Exhibition: Pierdom
Can anything sum up British national identity more powerfully than the pleasure pier? Pierdom by internationally renowned photographer Simon Roberts, is the result of a three-year quest to document all of Britain’s remaining pleasure piers. Brighton Museum