There are so many things to do in the Lewes District, East Sussex. From Glyndebourne festival to Lewes bonfire, we have a fantastic selection of events, fairs and concerts all year round.

TOP EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED

If you would like a copy of the Stay Lewes Coast and Country events guide for 2017, simply download Stay Lewes Events 2017_WEB . Alternatively paper copies are available from: Seaford, Lewes and Eastbourne TIC, Peacehaven Gateway Café, Ditchling Museum, Seaford and Newhaven library.

LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL

13 – 15 October
A weekend of folk music and dance take place in pubs, outdoors and other venues in the town.
www.lewesfolkfest.org.uk

LEWES WINTER SPEAKERS FESTIVAL

November
Hear the thoughts, and join the debates led by known writers and thinkers from all persuasions over three days.
www.lewesspeakersfestival.com

LEWES OCTOBERFEAST

16 Sept – 8 October.
A bumper programme of events celebrating all things food-related in and around Lewes town. www.lewesoctoberfeast.com

SEAFORD CHRISTMAS MAGIC

Saturday 9 December
Lantern parade, live entertainment and a variety of festive stalls including mulled wine, hog roast and Christmas goodies.
www.seafordxmasmagic.uk

PLUMPTON RACES

January – December
One of the smaller National Hunt jump racecourses in the UK, staging 16 race meetings every year. www.plumptonracecourse.co.uk

LEWES LIGHT - FESTIVAL OF LIGHT 2017

Now in its 3rd year, this festival of light celebrates culture, history and the environment in and around Lewes and the South Downs through the medium of light, art and design. This year LewesLight will explore the theme of Commerce, Trade and Industry focusing on the heart of Lewes’ high streets from the Town Hall to the end of the Cliffe, they will venture into the shadows to investigate some of the lesser known stories and people that have accompanied the transformation of the town over the centuries. Throughout the weeks running up to the event there will be a programme of events exploring ideas and themes from this years festival. Details will be announced on their website when confirmed.

You can keep an eye on development by visiting their website www.leweslight.uk

LEWES LATE NIGHT SHOPPING - LEWES TOWN

Thursday 7 December
Shops, cafes, galleries and the Castle open late, offering mulled wine, mince pies and plenty of festive fun, including brass bands and other live music.
www.leweschamber.co.uk