11th December  2011  7.5 mile organised walk- start Bost Hill Car Park via Findon  and High Salvington- contact Bob and Ann 01293 512468 or 07941 168214


19th December 10am-1pm

Family Winter Walk and wreath making.-Devils Dyke

Collect Holly and Ivy then create your own decoration at Saddlecombe Farm.

Mulled wine and mince pies available- for charges and details contact Graham Welfare 01273 857712


17th-24th December 2011

Cinderella at Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane Wisborough Green, West Sussex RH14 OEG- 01403 700063


18th December -Christmas Carols at Hertmonceux Castle.

The Anna Colls Singers

£10 adult £5.00 children - mulled wine for adults gifts for children.

Tel- 01323 834479


18th December 2011

7.5 mile organised walk- Fletchers Croft Car park- circular walk along the banks of the River Arun.

Contact- Monica and Richard-  01403 264373 or 07879 477812


20th December 2011

Brighton City Race contact www.brightoncityrace.org.uk


28th December 2011- 10am-4pm

Dogs and Dragons at Buchan Country Park

Bring your dog and meet the canine rangers Rex and Ellie for a 8 mile guided walk from Buchan Park to St Leonards Forest.

Learn about folklore and wildlife.

Admission FREE Bring a pack lunch-  Book- 01293 542088

Located off of the A2220 between Horsham and Crawley


21st January 2012- Big family bird -watch at Buchan Park.

Learn from experts bird identifying and make food for your feathered friends. Quizzes and lots more £3.00 per child ( adults  and RSPB members free)  No unaccompanied children

Please book -01293 542088

Located off of the A2220  between Horsham and Crawley.


3rd February 2012- Night Hike Buchan Park

2 mile night hike plus hot drinks around the campfire.

£3.00 per person group ticket 4 people £12.00. Book 01293 542088

Located off of the A2220  between Horsham and Crawley.


28th January 2012 11am-2-30pm

Bushcraft skills- light your own campfire without matches. Plus learn how to make charcoal. Bring sandwiches for lunch in the woods. £4.00 per person £12.00 for group of 4). No unaccompanied children. Meet at the Countryside centre Buchan Park- Book- 01293 542088

Located off of the A2220  between Horsham and Crawley.











In and around the South Downs 2011-2012



12th November until 22nd Jan 2012

Ice Rink at Royal Pavillion Brighton


13th Nov 2011  Organisec 7.5 mile walk-

Loxwood via Arun Canal, Onslow Arms and  Songhurst Farm-

call- Alan  on 01293 52267 or 07951 084546


20th November 2011 Rye Harbour nature event- Winter birds at the beach-meet Rye Harbour Car Park- donations optional.- contact lime Kiln Cottage Info centre 01797 227784


20th November 2011

7.5 mile organised  walk

Littlehampton via river Arun and Climping-lunch on beach.

Tel Wendy- 01903 787239 or 07800 636291


Friday 25th-29th November 2011 10am-6pm

Winter Art Fair at Battle East Sussex. Admission free- The Pure Arts Group offer works from £65+- Power Mills Hotel Battle


27th November 2011

9 mile walk- from Cocking Hill Car Park- via West dean Woods and  Singleton- contact Wendy 01243 869266-07900296228


Saturday 26th November 2011

Open wood camp fire and Chestnuts- Mallydams Wood

Free Event- explore woodland then enjoy  warm drink and chestnuts.

Mallydams Wood , Peter James Lane, Fairlight, Hastings TN35 4AH

No booking necessary Contact  0300 123 0750


Saturday 3rd December Rye Harbour clean up- FREE  soup

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Lime Kiln Cottage Rye Harbour.

Bring gloves- further info- 01797 227784


3rd-4th December

Santa at the Bluebell Railway-Sheffield park Station.

Regular rides between Sheffield Park and Horstead Keynes 11 am-3.30

For full listing of events contact  www.bluebell-railway.co.uk


3rd December-23rd December 2011

Santa at Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum Halland East Sussex BN8 5AF -plus resident craftsmen for your gifts contact 01825 840573



4th December 2011

8 mile organised walk- start Beggars Bush car park- via Steyning Bowl and Winding Bottom-contact Peter or Patricia 01403 782633 or 07507 085119


11th December 2011

Arty Crafty  and Food fair- The Cavendish Hotel, Grand Parade Eastbourne

Craft demonstrations, face painting - locally produced goods

01323 738745