Sussex Day is held on 16th June. It is an opportunity for everyone who lives in Sussex to celebrate its rich heritage and to share a sense of immense pride in where they live. Activities that highlight the best aspects of Sussex have been organised. Follow @SussexDay16June on Twitter. Please see below for an event near you.

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Events to celebrate Sussex Day 2018

The Village of Alfriston

Saturday 9th June, 12pm-4pm


Event Cancelled.

Town Centre, Littlehampton

Sussex Day, Saturday 16th June, 10am


A town crier, clog dancing and a choir will be just some of the attractions at an event being held in Littlehampton Town Centre to celebrate Sussex Day. The celebration will begin at 10am with the town crier opening proceedings and is one of many events being held across Sussex. Other events during the day include poetry reading and singing from The Edwin James Festival Choir and the Sussex Pond Singers.

Chapel Green, Crowborough

Sussex Day, Saturday 16th June, 12pm-2.30pm


A whole host of events on Chapel Green - beer tent, cream teas, free bouncy castle, hot food. Too Many Cooks will be performing at the Sussex Day event in Crowborough. Crowborough Town Council will be planting a new tree on Chapel Green to commemorate the recent marriage of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The tree-planting ceremony will take place at 12.15pm on 16th June 2018 as part of our Sussex Day celebrations. In honour of the new Duchess of Sussex the tree will be an American Red Oak.

Martello Tower, Seaford

Sussex Day, Saturday 16th June, 12pm


A short ceremony, organised by Seaford Town Council, will be held near the Martello Tower on Seaford seafront in honour of Sussex Day. At 12 noon sharp Seaford Town Crier, Peter White, will cry a Seaford version of a ‘Sussex Day Cry’ and send good wishes to the newly weds the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The Mayor of Seaford, Councillor Linda Wallraven will then raise the Sussex flag by the Lifeguards huts near the Martello Kiosk.