What's on this weekend? There are always good reasons to visit Sussex. Plan your March events from this selection of things to see and things to do in Brighton, East and West Sussex.
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.
throughout 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.
Tues 07 - Wed 08 Mar - Antique & Collectors Fair
Indulge in a little vintage shopping at Ardingly International Antiques and Collectors Fair. Up to 1,700 stalls present covering fine antique furniture to delicate ceramics, glassware, textiles and European decorative items. Ardingly Antiques Fair
Tues 07 / 14 / 21 Mar - Lunchtime Concerts
Chichester Cathedral's popular lunchtime concerts take place at 1.10pm and last approximately 50 minutes. They are free, you are welcome to come and go as you please and free coffee is available. Chichester Catherdal lunchtime concerts
Sat 11 - Sun 12 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
Mon 13 Mar - Racing at Plumpton
Enjoy winter jump racing in Sussex at the Anglo Irish raceday to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and Cheltenham Festival week. Includes the Anglo-Irish Jockeys Challenge and popular Irish band “Reelstrings”. Racing at Plumpton
Sat 18 March - Open Evening
Take the opportunity to look at the stars, planets and the moon through some of the country's largest telescopes at this open evenings at the Herstmonceux Observatory Science Centre Open Evening
Sun 19 Mar - The Pioneer Run
Around 300 pre-1915 motorcycles travel from London to Brighton's Madera Drive. Walk into a living museum for the day and witness the evolution of the motor-cycle from the bicycle, nurtured by their 'careful owners'. The Pioneer Run
Sun 19 Mar - Hastings Half Marathon
Around 5000 runners circumnavigate the Ancient Town of Hastings, starting at the Seafront and following the route of William the Conqueror towards Battle, down to the 'Old Town' and fishing village then back along the three mile Seafront. Hastings Half Marathon
Thur 23 - Sat 25 Mar - Sussex Beer and Cider festival
Brighton Racecourse hosts a celebration of traditional beers, ciders, perries and country wines as well as British and foreign bottled beers on sale. Live entertainment on Saturday night.Tickets essential. Sussex beer festival.
Mon 27 Mar - Racing at Plumpton
Join an exciting evening of competitive jump racing at Plumpton Racecourse for the Injured jockeys Fund raceday. Gates open at 2.30. Racing at Plumpton
starts 30 Mar - 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
on-going to 04 June - Experimental Motion: the art of film innovation
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery display tells the story of experimental film-making in Brighton & Hove, from 1896 to the present day and explores it's success and significance nationally and internationally.