Plenty of places to go and lots of things to do across the county.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5
LEWES RIVERSIDE CLUB: In and Out of Prison by Dick and Joyce Field, 2pm Aug 5 at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6
BISHOPSTONE SUMMER FETE: Starting 12pm, Bishopstone Village Green and in the Parish Hall. The event kicks off with the Pop- Up Choir. Seaford Silver Band, refreshments including bacon rolls, home-made cakes, beer and ice cream. Craft stalls, books, plants, linens, gifts, cakes and preserves, bottle tombola, linens, bric-a-brac and a great raffle. For younger visitors there is a toy stall and tombola, games, face-painting and tattoos and Punch and Judy shows at 1pm and 3pm. Dogs welcome for the fun dog show, (registration 1pm, show 2pm). Donations welcome – books, bric a brac, (not electrical goods or large, heavy articles) toys and games, plants, linens, craft materials, unwanted gifts. Enquiries please to Jane on 01323 898209 or Sue on 01323 491931.
FLOWER SHOW AND FETE: Glynde and Beddingham Flower show and Fete, noon-4pm Glynde Recreation Ground. Free entry.
MID SUSSEX RAMBLERS: River to Beach, 9 miles with William 01444 831098. Meet at Western end of Littlehampton Foot Bridge, 10.30am.
PAWS AND CLAWS BOOKFAIR: 10am-4pm at Lewes Town Hall, side entrance. Fourty dealers, refreshments available.
PROMS IN THE PADDOCK: From 3pm at The Paddock, The Avenue, Lewes. Visit www.promsinthepaddock.co.uk for details and tickets. Tickets also available at The Black Horse, The Elephant and Castle, The Con Club, Tourist Information, Harveys Brewery shop and Richards Butchers.
TALK: Eastbourne’s Leaf Hall, Past, Present and Future by Gina Leonard, 2pm Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne 0845 680 1926. Free entry.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 7
MID SUSSEX RAMBLERS: Tea Shop Walk, 3.7 miles with William 01444 831098. Meet at Fairwarp Church, 2pm.
NEW NOTE ORCHESTRA: 2.30pm-4.30pm (doors 2pm), £5, St Luke’s Church, Old Shoreham Road, Brighton. A Brighton woman has been named one of the UK’s most exciting new social entrepreneurs and you can see why this Sunday. TV director Molly Mathieson, who lives in Seven Dials, founded New Note Orchestra last year to help musicians in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. Just 12 months later she has won a prestigious Nesta/The Observer New Radicals 2016 Award. New Note Orchestra will showcase their newly composed piece called ‘Summer’ at this fundraising concert. This event is family friendly with fresh cakes, teas and coffees. Tickets £5 on the door. The orchestra will be joined by jazz pianist Mark Edwards and leading UK kora player Jali.
SAFETY BLANKET WORKSHOP: Noon-3pm Brighton Dome (01273) 709709. Free workshop with Emma Frankland.
SUMMER FAYRE: Summer Fayre and Car Display in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association at Hooks Acre, Westmeston, 2pm-4pm. Entrance £2.50/£1.
SUSSEX PATHFINDERS: South Hill Barn Nr Seaford, 11 miles Downland. Meet at South Hill Barn car park, 10am.
MONDAY, AUGUST 8
SUSSEX FAMILY HISTORY GROUP: Your 15 Minutes of Fame with SFHG Uckfield, 7.30pm, at the Luxford Day Centre, Uckfield.
THE GROUP: 8pm. Unattached? This is not a dating agency but a club for men and women aged 50+. Meetings in a pub in Burgess Hill on the second Monday evening of every month. A chance to meet new friends. Walking, eating out, theatre, golf, holidays – all arranged by members. Visit www.thegroup.org.uk.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10
BEACHY HEAD RAMBLERS: 8 Ton Challenge, 15 miles with Geoff F 01323 730915. Meet at North Road, Alfriston 10am.
LEWES FOOTPATHS GROUP: Stroll, Lewes to Ringmer with Hilda and Graham 472678. Meet at North Street car park, 10am.
MID SUSSEX RAMBLERS: Circular from The Sloop PH, 3.8 miles with Tony 01444 483053. Meet at Sloop PH car park, 7pm.
SUSSEX FAMILY HISTORY GROUP: The Broken Branch – Changes of name and how to overcome the challenges by Ian Waller, 7.30pm, at the Ventnor Hall, Hove.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 11
BEACHY HEAD RAMBLERS: Coastal and Downland Wander, 6 miles with Colin W 07817 521122. Meet at East Dean Village car park, 6.30pm.
POLEGATE RAMBLERS: Leisurely walk, Summer Time at Sovereign Harbour, 2 miles with Roy 766342. Bus 51, 9.47am Polegate Station to Pacific Drive North Harbour, walk starts at 10.45am. Harbour to Castle Circular, 4.75 miles with Pat and Geoff 471359; or, Ways Out of Battle, 10 miles with Lucy C 07817 279241. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, 9.30am.