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.
Whether you are planning a staycation this summer or visiting our district for the very first time, we’ve found some fantastic days out to keep you busy. From activities for the kids and outdoor adventures to fun in the river and sea, we’ve chosen 10 super days out across our district for you to enjoy. All you have to do is to pack a picnic and sample what our district has to offer.
A new one day festival celebrating Sussex produced sparkling wine & gin comes to Lewes this year as part of Lewes OctoberFeast Festival. Attend talks by industry experts, sample award wining drinks and buy direct from the producers. Bring a picnic or enjoy local artisan food stalls all under cover in the walled gardens at Southover Grange in Lewes. Plus live music from Union Music Store.Discover new drinks and shop local at this VIP end of summer event.
For further information visit their Website Sussexginandfizzfestival.com
Get on Board the Gin & Fizz Festival Vintage Bus
Travel in style from Brighton on a vintage bus or take the Regency Route (28 & 29 buses) running every 15 minutes to Lewes from Brighton and Tunbridge Wells. Click here for full bus time timetable or visit Traveline for other bus services.
For details of how to travel by train visit National Rail Enquiries.
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