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A day to celebrate what Sussex means to you

The postie ‘to blame’ for Sussex Day’s big revival

April 16th, 2014


Arundel postbox_Flickr_ Barney
Meet Martin Alderton, the Sussex Day Champion for Arundel and surrounding villages…

Martin is a postman in Arundel and was “almost” born and bred there too. His mum, like all expectant women over a 15 year period, was sent to Zachary Merton in Rustington to give birth……

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West Sussex is… simply home!

March 25th, 2014


Sketch of Beach huts at Littlehampton. England

I play many roles in my life: partner, sister, friend, daughter, employee and mother. Whatever hat I’m wearing, I think of West Sussex as ‘home’…..

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Sussex Wunt be Druv!

March 21st, 2014


Sussex Map

Sussex Day is the day when all across Sussex can celebrate their rich culture, identity and heritage. But what exactly is Sussex? Sussex is not, in terms of geography, what most people think…..

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My love affair with Sussex

March 18th, 2014



Sussex and I have had an on-off love affair over the years. I keep leaving this part of England and being drawn back. Now, after many years travelling around the globe, I hope we are back for good…..

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Inspire others with your #MySussex photos

March 3rd, 2014



A picture says a thousand words, it’s said.

So if you’re not big on prose or poetry, a photo is the perfect medium to express what’s great about our fine county….

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Sussex isn’t perfect, but we love it!

February 27th, 2014


Arundel Castle

We want to hear from you — we want to know what Sussex, or your part of it, means to you.

What makes it special to you? What is worth celebrating on Sussex Day?

We did a shout out on LinkedIn to get the ball rolling and here are some of the great soundbites we received….

Picture of Arundel Castle by Rachel Clarke.

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Eastbourne backs Sussex Day – (UPDATE: and so does Rother)

February 20th, 2014


We’ve just heard that Eastbourne Borough Council has voted unanimously to support Sussex Day!

We’d like to thank Councillor Philip Ede for putting the motion and to all Eastbourne councillors for backing it. Hopefully more councils across East and West Sussex will join us!

Photo by Howsey licenced under Creative Commons

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What can YOU do on Sussex Day?

February 16th, 2014


Get the bunting out on Sussex Day!

Sussex Day is June 16th, which falls on a Monday. But let’s be frank, if it’s worth celebrating it’s worth celebrating properly. Monday being an untraditional choice for pomp, ceremony and hilarity, we suggest you ring fence the preceding weekend and a smidgeon more if you can….

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Sussex Day – What’s to celebrate for business?

February 13th, 2014


Sussex Awards

Sussex Day is a wonderful opportunity for us to unite as one larger and stronger community and say to those around us – “We’re here and we’re ready to help”. As one county we’re uniquely positioned to provide support to our neighbours – and beyond.…

Photo by Drusillas Park licenced under Creative Commons

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On Sussex Day – Make a customer smile…

February 7th, 2014


Brighton Smile

Sussex Day is a great opportunity to say the things we always meant to say, but never get round to until too late. Often we wish we’d said something earlier.

You could turn Sussex Day into “Enthusiasm Day”. Why not use the day to deliver a cake to each of your customers? Deliver it with a smile and say “thanks for your business”

Photo by yvoluna licenced under Creative Commons

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