PATINA MOVING ON PARADE - 6 July

Popular annual children’s parade in Lewes town, where local schools walk their works of art in moving tide of costumes and music. This is a celebration of children moving from primary to secondary school, don’t forget your hankies, it’s a very moving and uplifting event for the whole community.
patinalewes.com

DIEP - HAVEN FESTIVAL - 20 July-31 August

Diep-Haven Festival
Cross channel contemporary arts festival with events in Newhaven, Dieppe and Brighton.
diephaven.org This year the theme is Terra Firma and takes a look at the relationship between the built and natural environments. Events take place all across East Sussex and kicks of with an exhibition by local children from Newhaven at Bishopstone railway station. For further information and details of events VISIT

LEWES RAILWAY LAND FESTIVAL 15 JULY

Situated behind Lewes railway station by the River Ouse is a much loved nature reserve dedicated to ecology and conservation. This year they are celebrating their thirtieth anniversary with a FREE festival.There will be live music, exhibitions, talks, guided walks, bug hunts and nature trails. Don’t forget to wander into the trees to watch the Wishworks puppet theatre, it’s always a fun treat. There will also be food stalls, information and craft activities for the kids.

11am – 5pm
Linklater Pavilion,Railway Lane,Lewes BN7 2FG 01273 477101
www.railwaylandproject.org

LEWES SPEAKERS FESTIVAL - 20, 21, 22 JULY

Hear the thoughts, and join the debates led by known writers and thinkers from all persuasions over three days. This year topics range from democracy to the suffragettes, Russia and alternative medicine. To book tickets VISIT
lewesspeakersfestival.com
All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes