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Tis the season for Mummers

Posted on 22 December 2017

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A Mummers' Play? What, Where and Why can you find them in Sussex at this time of year?

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What's On in Sussex This Christmas

Posted on 19 December 2017

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What's On in Sussex Over Christmas and New Year.

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Christmas Cheer, And Plenty Of It

Posted on 11 December 2017

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Whether you're looking for peace and quiet or a 'knees up' Sussex is the perfect destination for Christmas or New Year - allowing you to do things your way - whatever they are!

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Keep On Running

Posted on 6 December 2017

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Whether you like your winter break to be on the active side or you're happy to support from the sofa -  a Sussex holiday cottage has options for both this winter. 

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Walls keep tumbling down...

Posted on 28 November 2017

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Can we take the historic buildings of Sussex for granted? Our latest blog looks at just a few of the many churches, stately homes, cottages and earthworks scattered all across Sussex.

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Get your skates on

Posted on 16 November 2017

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Ice rinks pop up all across Sussex over the winter - here are some of the places where you can recreate your favourite 'Dancing on Ice' moves.....

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London To Brighton

Posted on 10 November 2017

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The Veteran Car Club made it's annual pilgrimage from London to Brighton this month and we were there to catch their progress through West Sussex...

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Hug a tree today

Posted on 7 November 2017

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Forest Bathing - a new phrase for something we've been doing for years, find out more in our latest blog...

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Light My Fire

Posted on 2 November 2017

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Remember the 5th of November?  We're blogging about the origins of 'Guy Fawkes' or 'Bonfire Night' and where to catch the action in Sussex.

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Blue plaques in Sussex

Posted on 31 October 2017

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Discover Sussex and the notable people who have lived here by looking for Blue Plaques - We've some ideas of where and who to look for....

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Christopher Robin and friends - Or were they?

Posted on 25 October 2017

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 A new film came out earlier this month, a behind-the-scenes look at author A.A. Milne and the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son - have you seen it yet?

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Wild Boar Week Coming To Rye

Posted on 16 October 2017

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Autumn brings so many delights to Sussex and coming up next is Wild Boar Week in the quaint town of Rye...

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The Berwick Murals

Posted on 11 October 2017

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Exploring the village churches of Sussex makes for the perfect day out and you'll come across some real hidden treasures... 

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Boasting ghosts

Posted on 3 October 2017

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With half term and halloween just round the corner here's our round up of where to have spooky fun in Sussex this October....

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World's Oldest Elm Tree

Posted on 26 September 2017

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You won't find the 'Preston Twins' in the gossip columns they're actually a pair of might fine elm trees in Brighton - find out why they are worth a visit...

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Arty Sussex

Posted on 18 September 2017

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Sussex is full of art galleries, some of them in the most suprising places..

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A Taste Of Sussex

Posted on 12 September 2017

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Glorious local food is on offer all over Sussex this autumn, find out where you can taste our harvest.

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Dolphins, Laughter, Colours!

Posted on 5 September 2017

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Vibrant Sussex has so much more than you'd expect as our latest blog shows...

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A natural phenomenon

Posted on 30 August 2017

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Dear old Sussex by the sea throws out lots of suprises - read our latest musings...

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Come Fly With Me

Posted on 28 August 2017

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After a false start last year I finally took my flight on Brighton's British Airways i360 - read about my experience here.

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Leonardslee To Reopen

Posted on 21 August 2017

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Leonardlee Gardens in Sussex is rumoured to be reopening it's gates to visitors, find out more about one of our favourite West Sussex gardens. 

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Good Clean Fun

Posted on 15 August 2017

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Winkle Tossing in Hastings? now that got us intrigued... just one more reason to take a trip to the beautiful Sussex coast.

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Racing Ahead

Posted on 3 August 2017

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Glorious Goodwood might be coming to an end for 2017 but there are plenty of other race meetings and things to do in the area - theatre, festivals, steam trains and so much more...

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A Seaside Picnic

Posted on 30 July 2017

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Anytime is a nice time to be beside the seaside, our latest blog reminds us that it isn't just hot sunny days that are a perfect time to hit the beach..

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Roman Holiday

Posted on 26 July 2017

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Step back in time and explore what the Roman's called 'Noviomagus Reginorum' or Chichester as it's know today...

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Sports and Social

Posted on 18 July 2017

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Hickstead is one of the major sporting venues to be found in Sussex, and whether your sport is equestrian, motor or putting a ball you'll find plenty of days out.

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Eastbourne's First Hot Air Balloon Festival

Posted on 13 July 2017

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Up and away with the Eastbourne International Hot Air Balloon Festival!

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Culture Vultures

Posted on 10 July 2017

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From a one day music festival on Hastings Pier to opera at Glyndebourne, with poetry in between we're spoilt for choice when it comes to culture in Sussex this July!

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It's Regency Season

Posted on 26 June 2017

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It's 'Regency Season' in Brighton this summer and brings work by Constable and Jane Austen to the Royal Pavillion and Museums. 

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Sussex, a fab location

Posted on 15 June 2017

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Why Sussex? Why Now? Why Not?

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Anyone seen Dick Turpin?

Posted on 7 June 2017

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Explore the lanes of leafy Surrey - but first read about who used to (and still might) also wander these lanes...

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See Chicks For Free!

Posted on 1 June 2017

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Check out the new arrivals at Chichester Cathedral.

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Arundel Castle's Big Birthday

Posted on 26 May 2017

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Arundel Castle is 950 Years old And You're Invited To A Year Long Party!

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Mysterious places on the High Weald

Posted on 22 May 2017

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We know some magical spots in the High Weald, let us share them with you.

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Sussex Cottage Gardens

Posted on 18 May 2017

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Gardens galore all across Sussex and no better time to visit them! 

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Horsham Fake Festival

Posted on 16 May 2017

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Festival fever continues across Sussex with Horsham Fake Festival coming on June 3rd...

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Brighton's Brilliant Festivals

Posted on 10 May 2017

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Brighton is buzzing in May with the Brighton Festival and Brighton Fringe - Here's a look at what's on and what's intriguing us this year...  

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Let's Get Festive!

Posted on 18 April 2017

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May Day brings festivals of all kinds to Sussex - see what's on near where you are...

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Welcome Back to Parham

Posted on 7 April 2017

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Parham House and Gardens is open to visitors from Easter Sunday - have a look what's on offer over the Easter period.

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Have a laugh in Sussex

Posted on 30 March 2017

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Come to Sussex and have a laugh - we've comedy galore!

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Invest in Rye

Posted on 29 March 2017

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If you're thinking of investing in a holiday cottage - take a look at Rye...

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Flying Scotsman to visit Sussex!

Posted on 16 March 2017

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This week we've got a special passenger announcement, the 'Flying Scotsman' is going to pay it's first visit to the Bluebell Railway next month!

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Run for the hills

Posted on 7 March 2017

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The Coastal Trail Series is coming to East Sussex this month - A great way to explore the beauty of Sussex whether you're a competitor or not.

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Explore The Beauty Of The South Downs

Posted on 28 February 2017

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Did you watch the wonderful Peter Owen-Jones South Downs programme? Take a look at this stunning snapshot of a remarkable county. 

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Seaside safety

Posted on 24 February 2017

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Enjoy the gorgeous beaches of Sussex - but do it safely - read our advice on how to keep safe

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Travel Links to Sussex

Posted on 22 February 2017

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Travel by land, air or sea - Sussex is so easy to get to!

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February Half Term Fun in Sussex

Posted on 14 February 2017

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You'll find fun for all the family across Sussex this half term.

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Glorious Goodwood is racing into the future....

Posted on 10 February 2017

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Glorious Goodwood - a quintessentially English affair to be found in Sussex - find out about it's history and why it will continue.

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Places To Have Afternoon Tea in Sussex

Posted on 9 February 2017

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Nothing more English than stopping for Afternoon Tea - here are our favourite places to partake in Sussex.

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Local Heritage - Find a Museum on Your Sussex Holiday

Posted on 30 January 2017

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Hunt out the local museum on your next holiday - you'll be amazed at some of the things you'll find there!

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Dear Deer...

Posted on 23 January 2017

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Deer can be found in the wild and in managed herds across Sussex, take a look at where you might spot them.

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January Outdoors!

Posted on 16 January 2017

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Get yourself outdoors with the perfect winter weekend break in Sussex.

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January Sales!

Posted on 6 January 2017

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If you prefer your shopping at destinations other than large out of town retail parks, then have a look at some real shopping alternatives. We take you through what's on offer from Rye to Brighton to Chichester. If you hop over the county border to Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, you'll find a designer outlet that is quite different!  

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Turner at Petworth

Posted on 3 January 2017

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January marks the first opportunity to visit historic Petworth House in West Sussex for an exhibition by Turner as well as many of his contemporaries. Titled Turner and the Age of British Watercolour, Petworth is already home to many of his classic landscape paintings and the exhibition will also display works that are normally housed in other galleries as well. Commencing on Saturday 7 January it runs through to early March.

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