OCTOBERFEAST - SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 27

A bumper programme of events celebrating all things food-related in and around Lewes town. Apple pressing, pop up suppers, markets, foraging and much more. Visit their website to book tickets, they sell like hot cakes.lewesoctoberfeast.com

EASTBOURNE & LEWES WALKING FESTIVAL - 22 - 30 September

Now in its second year, this festival is back and it’s bigger and better. This is an event for all ages that encourages people to take a good walk on a regular basis, be it to improve their health and wellbeing or simply to learn new things and make friends.
eastbourneandleweswalkfest.org

SMALL WONDER SHORT STORY FESTIVAL - 28 - 30 SEPTEMBER

Five days of small but perfectly formed stories, poems, letters and songs at Charleston, former home of the Bloomsbury Group. Highlights include writers Ben Okri, Sarah Hall and Lionel Shriver.
Firle,Lewes,East Sussex,BN8 6LL
charleston.org.uk

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS - 6 – 9 & 13 – 16 SEPTEMBER

Explore hidden places over two weekends, when buildings of every age, style and function in Lewes town open their doors to the public.
heritageopendays.org.uk

MAKING LEWES - 21 - 30 SEPTEMBER

An Autumn series of events, talks, exhibitions, workshops and symposia celebrating innovation and knowledge in the fields of Making, Architecture, Design & Sustainability.
makinglewes.org