Browse the latest fetes, fairs and shows in East Sussex below:


Fetes, Fairs & Shows in East Sussex – July 2019


Saturday 27th July
Ashburnham & Penhurst Flower Show & Country Fair
Ashburnham Sports Field, Church Road, Ashburnham. TN33 9NU
Open: 1.30pm to 5.30pm
Loads to do for children including for the first time steam powered mini traction engine rides.
The Fun Dog Show is likely to be hilarious again and the mowers have been tuned for the race challenge. Welly Whanging is all set and there are loads of stalls and other attractions.
The inner man (should that be inner person?) will be well catered for literally – legendary tea and cakes in the pavilion, Pimms, beer and BBQ.
Entry: £2.50

Sunday 28th July
Camber Craft Fayre
Camber Memorial Hall, Lydd Road, Camber. TN31 7RJ
Open: 11am to 4pm
All Things Crafty
Refreshments – Free Entry


Fetes, Fairs & Shows in East Sussex – August 2019


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th August
Michelham Priory & Gardens Contemporary Craft Show
Michelham Priory & Gardens, Upper Dicker, Near Hailsham. BN27 3QS
Open: 10.30am to 5pm each day
For over 50 years Sussex Guild members have been showing at delightful Michelham Priory and Gardens. Exhibitors will be in the Elizabethan barn and in marquees on the lawns. However, it is the craft demonstrations that make this show special. Here you will see demonstrations of various creative textiles and woodworking skills together with several potters showing different aspects of their craft.
With delightful gardens, England’s largest moat, Tudor house, watermill, reconstructed prehistoric round houses, children’s play area and licensed restaurant there’s something for everyone at Michelham Priory.
Free Parking
Admission: Adults £11.55, Senior/Student £10.05, Children (5-17) £5.50, Family (2x up to 4 Children) £29.70

Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August
Firle Vintage Fair
Firle Park, Near Lewes. BN8 6LP
Open: 10am to 6pm
”A Vintage Festival in the heart of the picturesque Sussex countryside”
Firle Vintage Fair includes Exciting shows, Performances, Workshops, Vintage Stalls, Lifestyle & Fashion, Funfair Rides, Archery Masterclasses, Side Saddle – Horse Arena, Tinkers Miniature Steam Train, Classic Car Display and Extraordinary Street food & Artisan produce.
Gate Tickets: Adults £15, Teen (13-17) £10, Junior (6-12) £7, Children 5 and under Free.
Free Parking

Saturday 10th August
Framfield & Blackboys Summer Show
Framfield Recreation Ground (behind the Village Hall), Framfield, Uckfield. TN22 5NR
Open: 12.30pm to 4pm
A fun filled afternoon for all the family. Back by popular demand, the Scarecrow Festival, 1066 Pipes and Drums, Nutley Jive and the Dog Show, as well as a plethora of stalls, games and refreshments AND, of course, the annual Horticultural Society Show!
Entry: Adults £1, Under 17’s 20p

Sunday 11th August
Waldron Classic Car Show & Family Fun Day
Recreation Ground, Waldron. TN21 0RB
Open: 12pm to 5pm
Classic Car Show – Live Music – BBQ – Market Stalls – Children’s Games & Entertainment – Beer Tent – Afternoon Tea with Prosecco – Many Other Attractions
Entry: Free – Donations Welcome
Ample Free Parking

Sunday 11th August
Fun Dog Show
Hove Park, Hove. BN3 7BF
Open: 11am to 4pm
Fun Dog Show with Stalls, Tombola, Food & Drink, Kids rides, Punch & Judy and much more.
£2 a class to enter your dog.
In aid of Paws for the Cause Rescue

Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th August
Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow
Western Lawns & Seafront, Eastbourne. BN21 4UH
Open: 10am to 6pm daily
Four-day airshow featuring jets, historics & classics, RAF flying displays, ground displays, live music and fireworks.
Free Entry

Saturday 17th August
Rye & District Country Show
Elm Tree Farm, Icklesham. TN36 4BH
Open: 9.30am to 4pm
This fantastic outdoor event is perfect for all the family, including your four-legged friends!

With a wealth of entertainment including a traditional horse and dog show, classic cars, children’s games, ferrets and terrier racing, there is something for everyone.

Enjoy a scrumptious selection of food and drink, vintage tea tent, and take the opportunity to pick up some fantastic local produce and craft stalls, in the Country Living tent.
Entry: £5 per person, Under 16s go Free

Saturday 17th August
Rodmell Horticultural Society Summer Show
Sports Field, Rodmell. BN7 3HF
Open: 2pm to 4.30pm
In addition to the Rodmell Horticultural Society’s Flower & Produce Show, there are plenty of sideshows and entertainments – including a fun Dog Show, Teas & Homemade Cakes, Raffle & tombola, Tug of War, Ice Creams, Barbecue, Pimms and Beer Tent – and much more!

Sunday 18th August
East Dean Craft Fair
East Dean Village Hall, East Dean. BN20 0DR
Open: 10am to 4pm
East Dean Craft Fair brings together an eclectic mix of arts and crafts created by local artists and makers. If you are looking for unique and 100% handmade gifts.
Ample free public car parking adjacent to the Village Hall. Good disable access. The picturesque village green with the Tiger Inn is a minute or two walk from the Village Hall.

Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August
The Sussex Guild Craft Show
Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst,Near Wadhurst. TN5 7HE
Open: 10am to 5pm each day
August Bank Holiday weekend will once again see the return of the The Sussex Guild Craft Show to Pashley Manor – a fantastic selection of high quality crafts, the summer borders in full bloom and a special entry price combine to make this an ideal time to visit this garden on the border of Sussex and Kent.
Visitors will have the opportunity to talk to craftspeople about their work and buy crafts, and, of course, enjoy the riot of late summer colour in Pashley’s 11-acre gardens, savour cakes, scones and light lunches in the café and browse Pashley’s well stocked Gift Shop.
Admission: £9.50 (includes entry to the gardens)

Sunday 25th August
Craft Fayre
Tilling Green Community Centre, Mason Road, Rye. TN31 7BE
Open: 11am to 4pm
All Things Crafty

Monday 26th August
Burwash Fair
Swan Meadow, Ham Lane, Burwash.
Open: From 1pm
Lots of local groups and charities set up stall and there’s always a great choice of games, entertainments and plant sales plus a dog show, tug-of-war, music, food, beer tent and much more on the day.
Free Entry – donations welcome

Saturday 31st August
Bramley Farm Charity Dog Show and Fun Day
Bramley Farm, Bay Tree Lane, Polegate. BN26 6QN
Open: from 9.30am to 4pm
Fun Dog Show – Stalls – Children’s Games – Penalty Shoot Out – Agility and Hoopers Demos – Have a Go Agility – and lots more.
Free Parking


Fetes, Fairs & Shows in East Sussex – September 2019


Sunday 1st September
Hastings Museum & Art Gallery 2019 Wedding Fair
Johns Place, Bohemia Road, Hastings. TN34 1ET
Open: 11am to 3pm
The most well-established independent wedding fair in Hastings. 50 exhibitors outside and located throughout this beautiful Museum representing a wide range of ideas to inspire you to create your perfect wedding day.
This is an independently run and organised event at a ceremony only venue where you wiill also find many venues from the surrounding area exhibiting so if you haven’t booked your wedding venue yet, come and meet lots of them all in one place. Our special thanks to Bannatyne Spa Hotel Hastings who sponsor the event every year, meet them at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Wedding Fair. Bubbly for all couples, goodie bags, the latest wedding magazines and much more.
Free Entry

Saturday 7th September
St Michael’s Hospice Grand Summer Fayre
Arthur Easton Centre, St Michael’s Hospice, Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards on Sea. TN38 0LB
Open: 10.15am to 12.30pm
Come along to our Grand Summer Fayre!
Visitors will have the opportunity to browse lots of stalls, including clothes, toys books and much more!
We Have Live performances from the wacky Band and The Tornado Twirl Stars Plus our Grand Summer Draw with amazing cash prizes.
Grab yourselves some amazing bargains. And why not treat yourself to a delicious home baked cake
50p entrance fee includes a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.

Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th September
Laughton Autumn Show
Laughton Show Ground, Lewes Road, Laughton, Nr Lewes. BN8 6BN
Open: Saturday 9am to 10pm, Sunday 9am to 5pm
There’s something for everyone at this year’s Laughton Autumn Show.
From soaking in the nostalgia of a bygone age, enjoying the simple pleasure of browsing the dozens of trade, craft and antique stalls to relaxing in the atmosphere of th Crown Pub.
To ensure everyone has a wonderful day there’s also the thrill of activities such as off-roading, tank rides and of course the funfair. With Demos of old rural occupations and craft skills as well as displays and exhibits and much more.
Entry: Adults £9, OAP £8, Children (under 14) £4, Under 5’s Free, Family (2×2) £20

Saturday 14th September
Stamp Fair with Postcards
Christ Church, London Road, St Leonards on Sea. TN37 6GL
Open: 9.30am to 3pm
For collectors of stamps and postcards
Admission Free

Saturday 21st September
Fabulously Vintage Fair
The Hub, Quarry Farm, Bodiam. TN32 5RA
Open: 10am to 4pm
Now in its seventh year, the Fabulously Vintage Fair returns for what promises to be a truly vintage day out for all the family.
With a variety of retro stalls from the finest vintage traders spanning the 1920s – 1990s, including vintage clothing, home wares and kitchen memorabilia, vintage tearoom, village fete games, food stalls, workshops and live acts.
Entry £2 per person, Under 16’s Free

Saturday 28th September
Antiques, Collectables & Vintage Fair
Bridge House, High Street, Uckfield. TN22 1AZ
Open: 9am to 4pm
Browse stalls selling Vintage Clothing, hats & handbags, militaria, curiosities, furniture, gold & silverware, jewellery, pictures, kitchenalia, glassware, postcards, art deco and much more. Come along and join us, refreshments available.


Fetes, Fairs & Shows in East Sussex – October 2019


Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th October
Great Dixter Autumn Plant Fair
Great Dixter, Northiam, Rye. TN31 6PH
Open: 11am to 4pm both days
Specialist nurseries from across Europe
Entrance: Included within a garden entry ticket £9.50, children under 16 Free

Sunday 13th October
Disney Halloween Fair – Disney on Ice & Disney Entertainment
Willingdon Community School, Eastbourne. BN20 9QX
Open: 1pm to 4pm
Live Disney Entertainment (twice for 20 minutes at a time)

Disney On Ice and other Disney and Halloween activities
Spooky face painting

Come in dressed for Halloween or as your favourite Disney character!

GREEK FOOD + Licensed Bar



Fetes, Fairs & Shows in East Sussex – November 2019


Thursday 22nd to Friday 23rd November
Uckfield Christmas Gift Fair
East Sussex National Hotel, Uckfield. TN22 5ES
Open: 10am to 4pm
Hundreds of high quality, unique & festive gifts await you at the Country Lifestyle Luxury Christmas Gift Fair. Over 60 high end gift exhibitors, ranging from Christmas Chic to Fabulous Boutique, Designers & Artisan Makers, will be selling a huge array of gifts for the trickiest on your Christmas present list.
Free Parking
Entry: £4, Children under 16 Free.