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.
Sun 01 Mar - 30 Apr - Lambing Season
It's springtime at Fishers Farm which means lambing time. Enjoy bottle feeding the newborn lambs from a great selection of breeds. Lucky visitors may even get chance to see lambs being born. Lambing Season
Various dates and locations - National Garden Scheme
NGS gardens are mostly privately owned and open only a few times each year. They offer interesting planning and design, a good range of plants and gardens which have been tended with love and care, and a good cup of tea. Sussex NGS Gardens open this month.
Sat 21 - Sat 28 Mar - Eat Global Festival
Annual food and music event in Hastings & St Leonards with restaurant-based celebrations, live music, entertainment and demonstrations celebrating locally available tastes and experiences from around the world. Eat Global
Tues 24 Mar - Wed 15 Apr - Magnolias in bloom
Enjoy the spectacular Magnolia Campbellii in the Azaea Ring at Borde Hill Garden. Many of the magnolias are original plants brought back by the great plant collectors and have become ‘Champion’ trees in the British Isles. Magnolias in bloom.
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Mar - VegFest
The Hove Centre hosts one of Europe's largest events for veggie friendly consumers. Highlights include a Ready Steady Cook competition, Best Veggie Sausage, over 100 stalls, cookery demos, entertainment, music, talks and product presentations. Vegfest
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Mar - Life in a Medieval Castle
Set in The Keep and Barbican at Arundel Castle, Raven Tor Living History Group portray characters living in a Medieval Castle. Expect archery demonstrations, the Yarnsmith of Norwich Story Teller, costumes, weapons, armour, and craft displays.
Tues 31 Mar - Hello Kitty
Hello Kitty returns to her home at Drusillas on 20 dates during the year. Visit her in her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself. Meet and greet opportunities will operate at intervals throughout the day.
Until Sun 31 May - British Self Portraits
Writer Ruth Borchard (1910 - 2000) amassed one of the most significant collections of self-portraits by British artists. She acquired 100 pictures which provide a fascinating overview of British art during the twentieth century. Pallant House Gallery
until Sun 07 Jun - War Posters
A display of original First World War posters from Brighton museum and art gallery's own collections tells the stories of the push for enlistment, women workers, rationing and government requests for financial help as the cost of the war starts to hit hard.