What's on in Sussex: This month

What's on this week? There are always good reasons to get out and do interesting things in interesting places. Plan your February events and school half term activities from this selection of things to do and things to see in Brighton, East and West Sussex.

NGS Sussex Gardens logoVarious dates and locations - National Garden Scheme
NGS gardens are mostly privately owned and open only a few times each year. These gardens offer interesting planning and design and a good range of plants tended with love and care, plus a good cup of tea. NGS Sussex open this month.


lunchtimne concert at Chichester Cathedral
Tues 02 / 09 / 16 / 23 Feb
- Lunchtime Concerts
Chichester Cathedral's popular lunchtime concerts take place at 1.10pm. They are free and last approximately 50 minutes. You are welcome to come and go as you please. Coffee is available at no charge. Chichester Catherdal lunctime concerts

 

Worthing Music and Arts Festival logoWed 03 Feb - Sat 12 Mar - Worthing Music and Arts Festival
Singing, speech and drama finals of the annual competitive festival which gives a platform for performance with classes, concerts and recitals. Worthing Music and Arts Festival.

 

Herstmonceux Observatory Science CentreSat 06 Feb - Open Evening 
Herstmonceux Observatory Science Centre hosts an open eveing. If you're interested in the night sky take a look at the stars, planets and the moon through some of the country's largest telescopes. Viewing is subject to weather condiions. Open evening
 

Arean winter polo at HicksteadWeekends throughout Feb - Hickstead Arena Polo
Arena (Winter) Polo is played with 3-a-side teams, using a larger and softer ball than traditional polo, and shots and angles can be played off the boarded sides of the arena. Spectator admission and car parking is free of charge. Arena polo matches
 

Fishers Farm Park logoSat 13 - Sun 21 Feb - Bubbles and Bounces week
February half term activities at Fishers Farm Park involve a foamy and bubbletastic day out with bouncy castles, inflatable slideds a bubble pop show and bubbles galore. Bubbles and Bounces 



Jump racing at Plumpton in SussexMon 15 / 29 Feb - Racing at Plumpton
Enjoy winter jump racing in Sussex. The Thoroughbred racehorse is beautiful to watch especially close up. Plumpton is a small course with opportunities to see the horses parade before racing, or by standing close to a fence. Racing fixtures at Plumpton
 

Brighton Science festival image Dates TBC - Brighton Science Festival
Days devoted to catastrophes, maths, sport: shaking to the core by quantum, consciousness, religion; shaking with fright by Catastrophe, global warming, economic melt-down, and shaking with laughter as science meets comedy. Brighton Science Festival


Rye Bay ScallopsSat 20 - Sun 28 Feb - Rye Bay Scallop Week
A mainly restaurant-based event when the local delicacy is at its plumpest and most succulent. The festival features scallop shucking demos and culminates in racing barrows of scallops, through the cobbled streets of Rye. Scallop week


Herstmonceux Observatory Science CentreSat 20 Feb - Open Evening 
Herstmonceux Observatory Science Centre hosts an open eveing. If you're interested in the night sky take a look at the stars, planets and the moon through some of the country's largest telescopes. Viewing subject to weaher conditions. Open Evening


Brighton half marathon logoSun 28 Feb - Brighton half marathon
The Brighton Half Marathon is one of the longest established and most popular seafront road race events in the UK attracting 10,000 runners. The race start and finish line is on Brighton's Madeira Drive. Half marathon race


Hastings International Piano Concerto CompetitionThur 25 Feb - Sat 06 Mar - International Piano Concerto Comp
Hastings hosts young virtuoso pianists from all over the world. Attend Prelims or Semis before the evening finale when the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra accmpanies the 3 finalists. Hastings Piano Concerto Competition 
 

Brighton Museum and Art Galleryon-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

 

 

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