What's on this October in East Sussex

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East Sussex

26 September 2019

What's on this October?


Looking for things to do and places to see this month? There are some great events happening  to help see in the autumn.

From ghost walks, orchard crafts to beer festivals, here’s our round up of top things to do this month in East Sussex.

It’s time for Sussex Bonfire!

Lewes Bonfire

While many towns and cities up and down the country traditionally celebrate Bonfire Night in early November, in Sussex there’s an unmatched enthusiasm for the festivities.

Find out more about the historical origins of Bonfire Night and when your local event is.  

Keeping active at any age

Older people running

It is no secret that keeping active as you get older improves your quality of life, keeps you healthy and helps you maintain your independence.

In East Sussex there are loads of options for older people who are looking to either start exercising or get back into keeping fit. ‘Walking’ sessions are becoming increasing popular across the county as a way to carry on enjoying your favourite sport at a slightly gentler pace.

Find out where you can find walking netball, football and cricket sessions near you. 

Be deer aware

A deer crossing the road.

During October and November there are usually more deer sightings due to mating season. It is exciting to spot a wild deer, but on the roads they are a potentially serious hazard. 

Read our top tips to make sure you know what to do to prevent an emergency and be deer aware.

Are you deer aware?

From the newsroom...


Check out your ultimate guide to recyclingIt's Recycle Week! Let’s clear up the confusion around recycling once and for all.

Council’s ‘climate action’ switch to green electricity. Street lights and council buildings in East Sussex will be powered by 100%  renewable electricity from next year.

Meals in the community subsidy could stay for most vulnerable. The council is now proposing to keep the meals subsidy for those who can’t afford to pay for the service themselves. This follows feedback from a recent consultation.