What's on locally over Christmas?

KIDS’ AND FAMILY EVENTS

  • Winter wonderland illuminations at Drusilla’s
    until 2nd January, switch on at 4:30pm daily
  • Ice-rink at Brighton Royal Pavilion
    until 15 Jan
  • Santa at Brighton Royal Pavilion 
    until 04 Jan (closed 24 & 25 Dec)
  • Beauty & The Beast 
    Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-By-Sea
    until Sat 31 Dec
  • The Fat Controller and Thomas at Drusilla’s
    31 Dec
  • Winter swim at (heated!) Arundel Lido
    Dec 24, 25, 26, 29 and Jan 1st
    10:00am-1:00pm
  • Granny Gingerbread’s family find at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Peter Pan by Chichester Festival Youth Theatre 
    17 Dec - 31 Dec 
  • Facts, Fun and Fairytales at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Family trail: What to look for in winter at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Things to make at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Christmas concerts at Eastbourne Bandstand
    25, 26 Dec, 01 Jan
  • Peter Pan
    Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne
    11 Dec - 17 Jan


FUN OUTDOORS

  • Santa at Brighton Royal Pavilion 
    until 04 Jan (closed 24 & 25 Dec)
  • Winter wonderland illuminations at Drusilla’s
    until 2nd January, switch on at 4:30pm daily
  • Ice-rink at Brighton Royal Pavilion
    until 15 Jan
  • Bothy at Standen House and Garden
    Standen House and Garden, East Grinstead
    until Sun 1 Jan
  • Family trail: What to look for in winter at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Boxing Day Cruises on the Wey and Arun Canal
    26 Dec
  • Boxing Day Racing at Fontwell Park, Arundel
    26 Dec
  • Boxing Day Jazz Breakfast With Mike Hatchard
    Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-By-Sea
    26 Dec
  • Boxing Day Stroll at Standen House and Garden
    Standen House and Garden, East Grinstead
    26 Dec
  • New Year walks at Nymans
    27 Dec to 8 Jan


PANTOS, THEATRE, CONCERTS, CAROL SERVICES

  • Christmas Carol Services at Chichester Cathedral
    19 Dec - 12 Jan 2017
  • Peter Pan by Chichester Festival Youth Theatre 
    17 Dec - 31 Dec 
  • Winter swim at (heated!) Arundel Lido
    Dec 24, 25, 26, 29 and Jan 1st
    10:00am-1:00pm
  • Wey Canal Boxing Day Cruises
    26 Dec
  • Midnight Spiritual Carol Service 
    Adasta Hall, Hassocks
    24 Dec
  • Midnight Mass
    St Nicholas’ Church, Worth, Crawley
    24 Dec


GETTING CULTURAL

  • The Treason Show: That Was The Year That Was 2016!
    Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-By-Sea
    31 Dec
  • Photo-Punk: 40 images from the birth of punk
    until 05 Mar 
  • Experimental Motion: the art of film innovation
    until 04 June

BOXING DAY EVENTS

  • Boxing Day Cruises on the Wey and Arun Canal
  • Boxing Day Racing at Fontwell Park, Arundel
  • Boxing Day Jazz Breakfast
  • Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-By-Sea
  • Boxing Day Stroll at Standen House and Garden
  • Standen House and Garden, East Grinstead
  • Pinocchio The Panto
    The Barn Theatre, Southwick
    31 Dec to 7 Jan
  • Winter swim at (heated!) Arundel Lido
    Dec 24, 25, 26, 29 and Jan 1st
    10am-1pm
  • Granny Gingerbread’s family find at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Facts, Fun and Fairytales at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Family trail: What to look for in winter at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Things to make at Nymans
    until Fri 23 Dec, then 26 Dec to 6 Jan
  • Christmas concerts at Eastbourne Bandstand
    25, 26 Dec, 01 Jan

GETTING OUT ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

  • New Year’s Day Stroll at Standen House and Garden
    Standen House and Garden, East Grinstead
    1 Jan
  • New Year’s Day cruises on the Wey and Arun Canal
    1 Jan
  • New Year walks at Nymans
    27 Dec to 8 Jan
  • Pinocchio The Panto
    The Barn Theatre, Southwick
    31 Dec to 7 Jan 
  • New Year walks at Nymans
    27 Dec to 8 Jan
  • Pinocchio The Panto
    The Barn Theatre, Southwick
    31 Dec to 7 Jan