Welcome to Viva Lewes. On this page you’ll find listings for what’s happening in and around Lewes during the next ten days. You can browse through each day’s events by clicking the ‘more’ arrow at the right-hand side.

We also have columns and readers’ photos, although they haven’t been updated since 14th August 2014. We’re taking a little break from these and will let our subscribers know when we’re back.

Sunday 21st September 2014
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Lewes Eco Open Houses

Starts: 10:00am   Ends: 5:00pm

Visit low-energy houses and pick up some ideas for green living and cutting energy bills. Organised by Transition Town Lewes.

Properties in vilages around Lewes, free admission, please check website for opening times.

http://lewesecoopenhouses.org.uk/

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Plumpton Family Raceday

Starts: 11:30am   Ends: 6:00pm

Horse races plus a funfair, free pony rides, rock climbing wall, displays, face-painting and loads more.

Plumpton racecourse, gates open 11.30am, first race 2.30pm, £18/£14/£10/under-18s free.

http://plumptonracecourse.co.uk/

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Lewes International Soup Festival

Starts: 12:00pm   Ends: 2:30pm

A family festival of food, with cooking demos, children's activities and - of course - plenty of soup variety.

All Saints Centre, free entry, 07852 370747.

http://diversitylewes.org.uk

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Lewes Allotments Show

Starts: 2:00pm   Ends: 4:00pm

Staging from 9am, judging from 11am - and then an opportunity to see the town's best fruit and veg!

Corn Exchange, Town Hall, 471469.

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Lewes Ladies RFC vs Worthing Ladies

Starts: 2:00pm   Ends: 3:30pm

The women's rugby team play their first home league game of the season against Worthing.

Stanley Turner Ground, Kingston Road.

http://www.lewesrfc.org.uk/

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Duck Soup

Starts: 3:00pm   Ends: 5:00pm

Acoustic trio having fun with English and French Canadian traditional music.

Con Club, free.

http://www.lewesconclub.com/

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Make Lewes

A festival of making, architecture and sustainable design at venues across Lewes until Sun 21. Exhibitions, seminars, workshops, films and more.

Venues across Lewes, many events with free admission.

http://makinglewes.org

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Philomena at home with the Surrealists

Philomena Harmsworth’s new paintings are inspired by Sussex and its local celebrations. [Pic: The Bull and the Beer]

Farley Farm Gallery, Chiddingly, 10.30am-4.30pm, free (does not include admission to house).

http://www.philomenaharmsworthart.co.uk/

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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Travellers' Tales

New work on the themes of travel and journeys by Lewes-based artists Rachel Clark and Jo Lamb. [Pic: Rachel Clark]

St Anne's Galleries, High Street, 10am-5pm, free.

http://www.stannesgalleries.com/

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The Bio-Base Exhibition

An exhibition showcasing examples of renewable and natural building materials, including timber, reed thatch, chalk, flint and seaweed.

William Hardie Design Studio, Phoenix Place, 10am-5.30pm, free.

http://makinglewes.org/

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Pelham House Hotel

Six artists show their work as a continuation of the Artwave festival. [Pic by Jerry Shearing (detail)]

Pelham House, 10.30am-9.30pm, free.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Monday 22nd September 2014
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Kjell Berglund with Alex Eberhard & Terry Seabrook

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 11:00pm

Jazz trio, featuring guest trumpet player Kjell Berglund.

The Snowdrop Inn, free.

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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Lewes Little Theatre 75th anniversary exhibition

Celebrating 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club and Lewes Little Theatre, including local history and 'behind the scenes' producing a play.

Lewes House, School Hill, 10am-4pm, free.

http://www.lewestheatre.org/

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Pelham House Hotel

Six artists show their work as a continuation of the Artwave festival. [Pic by Jerry Shearing (detail)]

Pelham House, 10.30am-9.30pm, free.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Tuesday 23rd September 2014
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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Lewes Little Theatre 75th anniversary exhibition

Celebrating 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club and Lewes Little Theatre, including local history and 'behind the scenes' producing a play.

Lewes House, School Hill, 10am-4pm, free.

http://www.lewestheatre.org/

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Pelham House Hotel

Six artists show their work as a continuation of the Artwave festival. [Pic by Jerry Shearing (detail)]

Pelham House, 10.30am-9.30pm, free.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Wednesday 24th September 2014
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Book Lovers' Supper Club

Starts: 6:45pm   Ends: 9:00pm

A Turkish-style supper, with bestselling authors Emma Healey and Hilary Boyd reading from their latest books and answering questions.

The Barn, Ditchling, £20 (inc. supper and glass of wine) via 709709 or brightonticketshop.com.

https://www.facebook.com/BookLoversSupperClub

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Christians in Russia and the Republics from 1960

Starts: 7:30pm   Ends: 9:00pm

Elizabeth Kennedy tells how she worked at the Foreign Office and visited the Soviet Union on behalf of the charity ChildAid.

Christ Church, Prince Edwards Road, free, j.d.smith@sussex.ac.uk.

http://www.churchestogetherlewes.org.uk/home/ecumenical-think-tank

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Radical Reconciliation in South Africa

Starts: 7:30pm   Ends: 9:30pm

A presentation by Lewes Soroptimist Natalie Armitage, who has recently returned from researching in South Africa.

Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge, free (donation for refreshments), please contact info@lewessoroptimists.org.uk if you wish to attend.

http://lewessoroptimists.org.uk/

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Lewes FC vs VCD Athletic FC

Starts: 7:45pm   Ends: 9:30pm

Visiting from Crayford, VCD Athletic are challenging the Rooks in this mid-week Isthmian League Premier Division fixture.

The Dripping Pan, £11/£6/under-16s free.

http://www.lewesfc.com/

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Holy Smoke

Photographic exhibition by Paul Cox, with many images from Lewes Bonfire. [Pic by Paul Cox]

Pelham House, 9am-10.30pm, free, 488600.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Lewes Little Theatre 75th anniversary exhibition

Celebrating 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club and Lewes Little Theatre, including local history and 'behind the scenes' producing a play.

Lewes House, School Hill, 10am-4pm, free.

http://www.lewestheatre.org/

Art
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Pelham House Hotel

Six artists show their work as a continuation of the Artwave festival. [Pic by Jerry Shearing (detail)]

Pelham House, 10.30am-9.30pm, free.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Thursday 25th September 2014
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Graham Fawcett's Poetry Nights: Dylan Thomas

Starts: 6:30pm   Ends: 8:00pm

Lecture and performance that covers the Welsh poet's life, influence and works.

Lewes Arms, £10, tickets from grahamkfawcett@gmail.com or on the door, 473152.

http://www.grahamfawcett.co.uk/events.htm

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Carrie Elkin Band

Starts: 7:30pm   Ends: 11:00pm

American folk music, with support from Fiddes Smith. [Pic by Rodney Bursiel]

Con Club, £12 on the door, £10 in advance from Union Music Store.

http://www.lewesconclub.com

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Small Wonder Short Story Festival

An impressive line-up of speakers this year includes Margaret Atwood, Edna O’Brien and Graham Swift.

Charleston, Firle, various times and prices.

http://www.charleston.org.uk/

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Holy Smoke

Photographic exhibition by Paul Cox, with many images from Lewes Bonfire. [Pic by Paul Cox]

Pelham House, 9am-10.30pm, free, 488600.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Art
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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

Art
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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Lewes Little Theatre 75th anniversary exhibition

Celebrating 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club and Lewes Little Theatre, including local history and 'behind the scenes' producing a play.

Lewes House, School Hill, 10am-4pm, free.

http://www.lewestheatre.org/

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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Friday 26th September 2014
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Lewes Food Market

Starts: 9:30am   Ends: 2:30pm

Seasonal food from local producers every week.

Market Tower.

http://www.lewesfoodmarket.co.uk/

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Bentley Woodfair

Starts: 9:30am   Ends: 5:00pm

A family-friendly celebration of woodlands, forestry, timber, trees, woodcraft and much more, including demonstrations, exhibitions and activities.

Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum, £14/£12/£10 (£49 for 2 adults + 3 children).

http://www.bentley.org.uk/woodfair/

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World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Starts: 10:00am   Ends: 12:00pm

Coffee morning; part of a national event raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Cooper & Son, 42 High Street.

http://coffee.macmillan.org.uk/

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Ska Toons

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 11:00pm

Ska, jazz and funk.

Con Club, free.

http://www.lewesconclub.com/

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My Manager and Other Animals

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 10:00pm

How can animal instincts help us in business? Debate and discussion with Richard Robinson at the Headstrong Club. All welcome.

Elephant & Castle, £3.

http://headstrongclub.co.uk/

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Susan Calman: Lady Like

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 10:00pm

The first-ever UK tour for award-winning comedian Susan Calman.

Chiddingly Village Hall, £20, 01825 872401.

http://chiddinglyfestival.co.uk/susan-calman/

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The Lunchbox (PG)

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 9:45pm

A mistaken lunchbox delivery results in an unexpected friendship between a Mumbai accountant and a housewife.

All Saints Centre, £5.50 (students £2.50), £50 membership for 27 films, 475885.

http://www.lewes-filmclub.org/

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Tina Davies

Brighton-based artist Tina Davies paints with her hands, producing vibrant landscapes and floral works.

East, 197 High Street, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm Sun, free.

http://www.east.co.uk/

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Small Wonder Short Story Festival

An impressive line-up of speakers this year includes Margaret Atwood, Edna O’Brien and Graham Swift.

Charleston, Firle, various times and prices.

http://www.charleston.org.uk/

Art
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Holy Smoke

Photographic exhibition by Paul Cox, with many images from Lewes Bonfire. [Pic by Paul Cox]

Pelham House, 9am-10.30pm, free, 488600.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Art
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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

Art
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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Lewes Little Theatre 75th anniversary exhibition

Celebrating 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club and Lewes Little Theatre, including local history and 'behind the scenes' producing a play.

Lewes House, School Hill, 10am-4pm, free.

http://www.lewestheatre.org/

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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Saturday 27th September 2014
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Bentley Woodfair

Starts: 9:30am   Ends: 5:00pm

A family-friendly celebration of woodlands, forestry, timber, trees, woodcraft and much more, including demonstrations, exhibitions and activities.

Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum, £14/£12/£10 (£49 for 2 adults + 3 children).

http://www.bentley.org.uk/woodfair/

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First World War: reflections on suffering, peace and resistance to war

Starts: 10:00am   Ends: 3:00pm

Peace vigil in Cliffe High Street, followed by readings and a talk. Organised by Lewes Quakers. Refreshments available.

Friends Meeting House.

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Meeting: Lewes Passion Play 2015

Starts: 10:00am   Ends: 12:00pm

Find out how you or your group can get involved with this play next year.

King’s Church, free, 07926 486567.

http://www.lewespassionplay.org.uk/

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Lewes Little Theatre 75th anniversary exhibition

Starts: 10:00am   Ends: 4:00pm

Celebrating 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club and Lewes Little Theatre, including local history and 'behind the scenes' producing a play.

Lewes House, School Hill, free.

http://www.lewestheatre.org/

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Dead Reds + Scott Free

Starts: 7:30pm   Ends: 11:00pm

Brighton-based rock/blues band, with support from local indie favourites Scott Free.

The Lansdown, free.

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The Roving Crows

Starts: 7:30pm   Ends: 9:30pm

Acclaimed five-piece band with a variety of musical influences, from Celtic folk to jazz and reggae.

Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge, £10/£8, 07816 063384, karendodd99@btinternet.com

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Musicians of All Saints

Starts: 7:45pm   Ends: 9:30pm

Opening concert for the MAS ‘Nordic Season’, including Johan Svendsen’s Two Icelandic Melodies. Pre-performance talk at 7.10pm.

All Saints Centre, £10/£7/children free, tickets via 473229; discounted season tickets available.

http://www.mas-lewes.co.uk/

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Aisling Murray, Rowan Piggott, Joy Paley & Izzy Carroll

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 11:00pm

'Set on the Downs': four young musicians and singers of Irish, English and American traditional music.

The Dorset, £5.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Set-On-The-Downs/319314358238307

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Fleur de Paris

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 10:00pm

Romantic French chanson and swing from the 1930s and beyond. Doors open 7.15pm.

Plumpton village hall, £12, lafleurdeparis@gmail.com.

http://fleurdeparis.co.uk

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Hamilton Yarns + The Legend of St Winiborde

Starts: 10:00pm   Ends: 11:30pm

An evening of music, words and pictures: folk/pop from Hamilton Yarns plus a one-man musical about a fictitious saint. [Pic: Melitta Dennett]

Charleston Farm House, Firle, £5.

http://www.charleston.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/small-wonder/events/

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Tina Davies

Brighton-based artist Tina Davies paints with her hands, producing vibrant landscapes and floral works.

East, 197 High Street, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm Sun, free.

http://www.east.co.uk/

Spoken Word
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Small Wonder Short Story Festival

An impressive line-up of speakers this year includes Margaret Atwood, Edna O’Brien and Graham Swift.

Charleston, Firle, various times and prices.

http://www.charleston.org.uk/

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Holy Smoke

Photographic exhibition by Paul Cox, with many images from Lewes Bonfire. [Pic by Paul Cox]

Pelham House, 9am-10.30pm, free, 488600.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

Art
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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Travellers' Tales

New work on the themes of travel and journeys by Lewes-based artists Rachel Clark and Jo Lamb. [Pic: Rachel Clark]

St Anne's Galleries, High Street, 10am-5pm, free.

http://www.stannesgalleries.com/

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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Chiddingly Artists Open Studios

If the recent Artwave show inspired you, here's another opportunity to look at art in artists' houses and studios. [Pic by David Armitage (detail)]

Venues in and around Chiddingly, 11am-5pm, free.

http://www.chiddinglyartists.co.uk/

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Chailey Commons Society 50th anniversary exhibition

Paintings, drawings, photographs and more - all inspired by the Commons. Free refreshments available. [Pic: Ian Seccombe]

Chailey Parish Hall, 11am-4pm, free, 01444 440622.

http://www.chaileycommons.org.uk/

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Two Views

Paintings by Rupert Denyer and woodcarvings by Keith Pettit, all inspired by Sussex landscapes.

Village Works, London Road, East Hoathly, 11am-5pm, free.

http://www.chiddinglyartists.co.uk/

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Sunday 28th September 2014
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Bentley Woodfair

Starts: 9:30am   Ends: 5:00pm

A family-friendly celebration of woodlands, forestry, timber, trees, woodcraft and much more, including demonstrations, exhibitions and activities.

Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum, £14/£12/£10 (£49 for 2 adults + 3 children).

http://www.bentley.org.uk/woodfair/

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Apple Day

Starts: 11:00am   Ends: 5:00pm

Apple-themed family event, in and around the orchards of Stanmer Park. Activities, food, drink, storytelling, music and much more.

Stamner Park, free (£5 car parking).

http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/

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Lewes Ladies FC vs Copsewood Coventry Ladies FC

Starts: 2:00pm   Ends: 3:45pm

The Rookettes welcome Copsewood Coventry Ladies to the Dripping Pan for today's FA Women’s Premier League match.

The Dripping Pan, £3/children free.

http://www.lewesfc.com/ladies-team/

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Pinocchio (U)

Starts: 2:00pm   Ends: 3:30pm

Lewes Junior Film Club present Disney's classic 1940 animation. Free popcorn for anyone dressed as a character from the film.

All Saints Centre, £5/£4, 470175, lewesjuniorfilmclub@gmail.com.

http://www.lewes-filmclub.com/junior_film_club.php

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Paul Diello

Starts: 3:00pm   Ends: 5:00pm

Acoustic set from a soulful singer/songwriter whose second album has just been released.

Con Club, free.

http://www.lewesconclub.com/

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi (U)

Starts: 5:00pm   Ends: 6:30pm

Octogenarian sushi chef Jiro Ono is a perfectionist. This is the story of his work, his family and his restaurant.

All Saints Centre, £5.50 (students £2.50), £50 membership for 27 films, 475885.

http://www.lewes-filmclub.org/

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Food from the Levant

Starts: 7:00pm   Ends: 10:00pm

Food blogger Chadwan Al Yaghchi (aka 'a Syrian Foodie In London') cooks a six-course Levantine meal and raises money for charity.

£45 (includes £10 donation to Hand in Hand for Syria), 470755.

http://www.thehearth.co

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Tina Davies

Brighton-based artist Tina Davies paints with her hands, producing vibrant landscapes and floral works.

East, 197 High Street, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm Sun, free.

http://www.east.co.uk/

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Small Wonder Short Story Festival

An impressive line-up of speakers this year includes Margaret Atwood, Edna O’Brien and Graham Swift.

Charleston, Firle, various times and prices.

http://www.charleston.org.uk/

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Holy Smoke

Photographic exhibition by Paul Cox, with many images from Lewes Bonfire. [Pic by Paul Cox]

Pelham House, 9am-10.30pm, free, 488600.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Tony Parsons at Chalk Gallery

The 'off duty' work of professional caricaturist Tony Parsons: landscape paintings he describes as “gloriously unstructured”.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

Art
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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Travellers' Tales

New work on the themes of travel and journeys by Lewes-based artists Rachel Clark and Jo Lamb. [Pic: Rachel Clark]

St Anne's Galleries, High Street, 10am-5pm, free.

http://www.stannesgalleries.com/

Art
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Chris Dawson: Out of the Box

Cartoons and paintings from artist Chris Dawson show the world from an unexpected and often amusing perspective.

Hop Gallery, 10.30am-5pm, free.

http://www.hopgallery.com/

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Chiddingly Artists Open Studios

If the recent Artwave show inspired you, here's another opportunity to look at art in artists' houses and studios. [Pic by David Armitage (detail)]

Venues in and around Chiddingly, 11am-5pm, free.

http://www.chiddinglyartists.co.uk/

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Two Views

Paintings by Rupert Denyer and woodcarvings by Keith Pettit, all inspired by Sussex landscapes.

Village Works, London Road, East Hoathly, 11am-5pm, free.

http://www.chiddinglyartists.co.uk/

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Monday 29th September 2014
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Terry Seabrook Piano Trio

Starts: 8:00pm   Ends: 11:00pm

An evening of jazz with keyboard wizard Terry and his band.

The Snowdrop Inn, free.

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Tina Davies

Brighton-based artist Tina Davies paints with her hands, producing vibrant landscapes and floral works.

East, 197 High Street, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm Sun, free.

http://www.east.co.uk/

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Spoken Word
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Small Wonder Short Story Festival

An impressive line-up of speakers this year includes Margaret Atwood, Edna O’Brien and Graham Swift.

Charleston, Firle, various times and prices.

http://www.charleston.org.uk/

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Holy Smoke

Photographic exhibition by Paul Cox, with many images from Lewes Bonfire. [Pic by Paul Cox]

Pelham House, 9am-10.30pm, free, 488600.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Janie Cochrane-Stewart

Janie Cochrane-Stewart started work as a designer, creating wooden furniture, metal lamps and fabric prints, before moving on to sculpture.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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Tuesday 30th September 2014
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A Day with Dan Lepard

Starts: 10:30am   Ends: 10:00pm

Dan Lepard, renowned baker and judge of The Great Australian Bake Off, is running two master-classes and hosting a 3-course dinner.

The Hearth Pizzeria & Bakehouse, pricing from £20, 470755.

http://www.thehearth.co/events-and-news

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Tina Davies

Brighton-based artist Tina Davies paints with her hands, producing vibrant landscapes and floral works.

East, 197 High Street, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm Sun, free.

http://www.east.co.uk/

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Spoken Word
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Small Wonder Short Story Festival

An impressive line-up of speakers this year includes Margaret Atwood, Edna O’Brien and Graham Swift.

Charleston, Firle, various times and prices.

http://www.charleston.org.uk/

Art
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Holy Smoke

Photographic exhibition by Paul Cox, with many images from Lewes Bonfire. [Pic by Paul Cox]

Pelham House, 9am-10.30pm, free, 488600.

http://pelhamhouse.com/

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Art
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Reliquary (and objects from the room next door)

Artist Jeffrey Louis-Reed has created a number of reliquaries (relic boxes) on show in the coffee shop area at the back of Patisserie Lewes.

Patisserie Lewes, Station Street, free during regular opening hours.

http://disastersatwork.com/

Art
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Roger Dean Exhibition

Original paintings, watercolours, drawings, sketches and prints by Roger Dean. Work by Roger's daughter Freyja is also on show. [Pic: Roger Dean]

Trading Boundaries, A275 near Sheffield Park, Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free.

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Chiddingly Festival

Now in its 36th year: comedy, music, art, craft and many other events.

Venues around the Chiddingly area, box office 01825 872401.

http://www.chiddinglyfestival.co.uk/

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Janie Cochrane-Stewart

Janie Cochrane-Stewart started work as a designer, creating wooden furniture, metal lamps and fabric prints, before moving on to sculpture.

Chalk Gallery, 10am-5pm, free.

http://chalkgallerylewes.co.uk/

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