Please note that
due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many events
and festivals may have been cancelled or postponed
until later in the year. For further information please
visit the organisers' own website for details.
Wassailing - Various venues around Sussex -
usually the first Saturday closest to 12th Night. An early winter custom of Morris Dancing, ale and
cider drinking and making merry.
Blessing of the Seas - Margate,
Orthodox celebration marking the baptism of Christ,
where a decorated cross is thrown into the waters.
Walk - West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire,
HP14 3AJ Special event to remember the babies and children
who have died or have been bereaved each
Rye Bay Scallop Week - Rye, East
Sussex - last week in February Enjoy this much loved seafood delicacy (sourced
straight from the South Coast), in a week long celebration
of tastings, cookery courses, special events
and live music.
British Marbles Championship - Tinsley Green, West
Sussex - Good Friday The Greyhound pub hosts this annual
competition attracting players from all over the world.
Long Rope Skipping - Alciston, East Sussex - Good
Friday All of Sussex was one famed for its tradition
of skipping with long ropes on Good Friday, now the
tradition is carried on in just a few areas, such
as the Rose Cottage Inn at Alciston.
Biddenden Dole - Biddenden, Kent - Easter Monday A charitable distribution of bread, cheese
and special biscuits is made each Easter in remembrance
of the Chulkhurst twins who died in the 11th-century.
Please note that the museums, historic houses and attractions listed on this site may be currently closed due to Government Guidelines. Please check the attraction's own website for details of closure/opening times.