What's on this weekend? There are always good reasons to visit Sussex. Plan your September events and activities from this selection of things to do and things to see 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.
Sat 06 Sept - Sun 05 Oct - Horsham Food & Drink Festival
A four-week showcase of the finest local produce with beer festivals, guided walks, cream teas, harvest fairs and a smattering of special offers like 2-for-1, free glass of wine and money off schemes. Horsham Food Festival.
Sat 06 Sept - Sun 05 Oct - Steyning Food Festival
A festival within a festival - this programme of events and activities takes place in and around Steyning and includes bread-making workshops, demonstrations, walks, talks and special offers. Steyning Food Festival
Sat 20 Sept - Sun 05 Oct - Lewes Octoberfeast
A programme of pop-up suppers, apple pressing sesions and a street food featuring cuisines from local street food vendors, the Harvey’s Hop Bar and live music at the 5th Lewes Octoberfeast.
Fri 26 Sep - Sat 25 Oct - Taken at Midnight
A season of new plays exploring little-known true stories at CFT, Taken at Midnight is a drama about the mother of celebrated lawyer Hans Litten who puts Hitler on the witness stand in 1930s Germany with devastating consequences.
until 19 Oct - J.D. Fergusson - Scottish Colourist
Pallant House Gallery hosts the first major retrospective of Scottish Colourist J.D. Fergusson's work in almost 50 years which has just opened to much media fanfare at the National Gallery of Scotland. Pallant House Gallery.