What's on in West Sussex

There is such a diverse range of events in the Sussex area that the only difficulty is deciding which ones to choose.

West Sussex Events 2014

Wednesday 16th - Sunday 27th April
Brighton Food Festival - Spring Harvest
A month long celebration of food and drink in Sussex and beyond. The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the south of England, running every Easter and for ten days in September. With local producers, growers, restaurants, bars and food retailers firmly at it’s heart, it’s a showcase of the fantastic food, drink and hospitality to be found in the city and surrounding Sussex.

Wednesday 23rd April
The Three Chefs

For a very special evening that sees three top chefs come together for one mazing meal, visit
The Restaurant At Drakes, located on Brighton's seafront. 

Our Head Chef Robby Jenks, Andrew MacKenzie from The Restaurant At Drakes, and Sussex’s king of patisserie Julien Plumart, unite to prepare an inspiring supper for an audience of 40 people.

Each course will be accompanied by wine including Ridgeview Wine Estate’s award-winning Fitzrovia, and a final course of a cheese board from La Cave á Fromage accompanied by Blackdown Sussex Spirits’ Elderberry Port.

The festival’s Andrew Kay will chat with the chefs about their dishes and some of the tricks of the trade. 

£60.00 per person
Including three courses, three great wines, and a fabulous cheese course.

Please visit www.brightonfoodfestival.com for ticket information and bookings.

Sunday 27th April
LGW2014 International Aviation Enthusiasts Fair
Organised by the Gatwick Aviation Society at Pease Pottage. For sale will be books, magazines, models, DVDs, collectables, photos and slides, postcards, airline memorabilia, plastic kits, etc. Everything for the aviation enthusiast. Over 130 stalls with sellers from the UK, Europe, Canada and the USA.

Saturday 3rd May – Sunday 1st June
Brighton Festival Fringe
Not quite counter culture - but a great cross section of creative works of all types. Please click here for full details.

Saturday 3rd – Sunday 25th May
Brighton Festival
One of the best arts festivals in the UK – a real diversity of creative arts and performers.
Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events, which takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks each May.

Sunday 2nd June
Race for Life – Horsham
Cancer Research UK's Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco, is a women-only series of events which raises millions of pounds every year for life-saving research into 200 types of cancer - helping men, women and children across the South East survive.

Sunday 8th June
Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world – a unique summer weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world.

Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th June
Glorious Goodwood
One of the most glamorous events in the UK horse racing calander. Widely acknowledged as the sporting and social highlight of the summer, Glorious Goodwood is a quintessentially English event synonymous with style and elegance. Be inspired by a rich horseracing heritage that dates back 200 years, and experience the delights of an afternoon at this glamorous and iconic five-day festival.

Saturday 16th - Monday 25th August
Arundel Festival
One of the biggest arts and music festivals in West Sussex.

Friday 4th - Monday14th September
Brighton Food Festival - Autumn Harvest
A month long celebration of food and drink in Sussex and beyond. The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the south of England, running every Easter and for ten days in September. With local producers, growers, restaurants, bars and food retailers firmly at it’s heart, it’s a showcase of the fantastic food, drink and hospitality to be found in the city and surrounding Sussex.

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th September
Goodwood Revival Meeting
The Revival truly is a magical step back in time, celebrating the halcyon days of motor racing as it used to be, with all of the accompanying spectacle and glamour of the era. Competitors and spectators alike dress in period fashions, with the finest sights and entertainment of the pre-1966 era for all to enjoy.

Saturday 17th – Sunday 29th October
Arundel Food Festival
A guzzlingly delicious time with local food producers, farmers, retailers, restaurants, cafes and pubs at its heart. Eat your way across Arundel with special Food Festival menus at restaurants, tastings at the Farmer’s Market and sampling in shops.

 





 

 

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