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Explore art in East Sussex

Shuttle art bus East Sussex

East Sussex has a rich art scene that spans across our towns and ventures out into the countryside. From the popular Towner Gallery in Eastbourne to the rich history at Charleston in Firle, there are many galleries and exhibitions worth a visit, displaying both classic and modern art.

Our county also boasts annual art events such as the arts and makers festivals, Artwave and South East Open Studios which covers East Sussex, Kent and the Surrey borders.

Find out about the art scene in East Sussex

Spring cleaning – benefits, tips, and hacks!

Spring cleaning – benefits, tips, and hacks!

Spring is in the air, blossom is on the trees, and the urge to spring clean our homes is calling!

If you’ve got the urge to clean and are looking for tips, or are unsure where to start, we have some handy tricks to help inspire cheaper, easier cleaning for all. Also, a bonus is the host of wellbeing benefits that go in hand with living in a tidier, cleaner environment.

Read more about spring cleaning

Keep on walking!

Keep on walking

May is National Walking Month, and to celebrate here are some of our favourite routes and guided walk groups from around East Sussex to help you get moving and enjoying the great outdoors.

Whether you enjoy the stunning coastal scenery of the King Charles III England Coast Path, the magic of the Ashdown Forest, or the beauty of the South Downs Way, there is a walk out there for you to sink your teeth (feet?) into.

Read more about walking in East Sussex

What’s on in May

What's on in May 2024

With two bank holidays and a half-term holiday, May is a great month to get out and about and see what our county has to offer. From Magnificent Motors to Jack in the Green, here are a few of our favourite events taking place across East Sussex during May. With so much going on, there are no excuses to be bored!

Find out what’s on this May

Get in our good books this May

What’s on in May

Looking for a good book? This month, librarian Tamsyn, shares with us some of the library team’s book recommendations for May.

Whether you like the idea of a modern gothic mystery reminiscent of Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca or a poignant memoir aimed at children that captures the experience of two Somali boy’s time in the Dadaab refugee camp, there is plenty to chose from.

Catch up on this month’s good books

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Community groups urged to apply for Crowdfunder campaign

Organisations across the county are invited to apply to the Crowdfund East Sussex campaign, which will match fund public donations from the county council’s Community Wellbeing Fund up to a total of £25,000.

Read more about applying for the Crowdfunder campaign.

Can you help shape future autism services?

Autistic people and their support networks in East Sussex are being encouraged to share their views on the range of services, facilities, and opportunities available across the county.

Learn more about sharing your views on shaping the future of autism services.

New app helps residents prepare for the future

Residents are being encouraged to download the Life Transitions app to support them to prepare and plan for their future life including events such as retirement, moving home, changes in health and mobility, finding new roles and purpose, becoming a carer, or experiencing bereavement.

Read more the new app for the Life Transitions Service.

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