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Whats on in July 2015

A Musical Tour of Chichester Cathedral at Chichester Cathedral

06/07/2015 - 06/07/2015
As part of the Festival of Chichester you are welcome to come and have a musical tour of the Cathedral. 11:00am-12:00pm Tickets available at www.chichestercathedral.org.uk and on 01243 813595.

Summer Evening Racing at Brighton Racecourse

07/07/2015 - 07/07/2015
Enjoy a day at Brighton Racecourse with 7 thrilling race! FREE return shuttle bus from Brighton Train Station. Gates open 4pm. 0123 603580 info@brighton-racecourse.co.uk Follow us on twitter @BrightonRace

Evening Concert - Prebendal School at Chichester Cathedral

09/07/2015 - 09/07/2015
All are welcome to the Prebendal School Summer Concert. Entry is free. 7:00pm

A Musical Tour of Chichester Cathedral at Chichester Cathedral

10/07/2015 - 10/07/2015
As part of the Festival of Chichester you are welcome to come and have a musical tour of the Cathedral. 11:00am-12:00pm Tickets available at www.chichestercathedral.org.uk and on 01243 813595.

Bat Walk at Sheffield Park Gardens

10/07/2015 - 10/07/2015
Join our ranger for a guided walk to track and learn about the different varieties of bats in our garden. Suitable for all the family. £6 adult, £3.50 child. 7pm to 10pm. Booking essential 01825 790231.

Archaeology Exhibition at Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

10/07/2015 - 12/07/2015
Come and see an exhibition about the building archaeology of two of the houses in the Museum's collection: Longport Farmhouse from Newington, Kent and the house from Walderton, Sussex. This fascinating exhibition will be on show in the hall from Crawley. Standard admission charges apply.

AldingBOOM Festival at Aldingbourne Country Centre

11/07/2015 - 11/07/2015
AldingBOOM Music Festival returns to Aldingbourne Country Centre. Join us for live music on two stages, music workshops, vintage ice cream, hog roast and beer tent (courtesy of Wilkes Head), family activities and rides. Visit website to book tickets.

Listermania Railway Gala Weekend at Amberley Museum

11/07/2015 - 12/07/2015
Not just Listers on the railway but throughout the Museum – railtrucks, roadtrucks, stationary engines and maybe a surprise or two. Whether you love Listers or want an interesting day out, this is the event for you.

Plant magic and all things herbal at Bodiam Castle

11/07/2015 - 12/07/2015
Discover the medieval uses of plants and herbs, from cooking to calligraphy. There will also be some hands-on activities such as making nosegays and cold water dying.

Parham Garden Weekend at Parham House and Gardens

11/07/2015 - 12/07/2015
Display stands selling quality plants and sundries, demonstrations and much more. Gardener and Broadcaster Rachel De Thame opens the event on Saturday 12th. 10.30am - 5.00pm. Adults £10, Senior Citizens £9, Children £5, Under 5's Free. Includes access to the House and Gardens

Weekend Pond dipping at Arundel Wetland Centre

11/07/2015 - 12/07/2015
Visit our Pond Explorer station to explore the underwater world of bloodworms, nymphs and whirlygigs! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times There is wheelchair accessible pond dipping. 11-1pm & 2-4pm Included in your WWT admission: Adults £11.95, Concession £9.50, Childre £6. Under 4 free. Members: free

An evening with Amanda Waring at Chichester Cathedral

12/07/2015 - 12/07/2015
As part of the Festival of Chichester, come along and spend an evening with Amanda Waring in the Vicars' Hall. 8:00pm Tickets available at www.chichestercathedral.org.uk and on 01243 813595.

Suckers Week at Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

13/07/2015 - 19/07/2015
In celebration of t he amazing octopus, join us for Suckers Week. Discover how these fascinating creatures have adapted to survive in our oceans and enjoy close encounters with our Giant Pacific Octopus!

Evening Concert - Schubert’s Die schone Mullerin at Chichester Cathedral

15/07/2015 - 15/07/2015
Come and hear a concert by Stefan Kennedy (tenor) and Timothy Ravalde (piano) of Schubert's Die schone Mullerin. Free entry with retiring collection in aid of the Chichester Cathedral Choral Foundation Fund. In the Cathedral. 7:00pm

Butterfly Walk at Sheffield Park Gardens

16/07/2015 - 16/07/2015
Explore our parkland and wood with National Trust butterfly expert Matthew Oates to spot some of our resident butterflies. £6 adult. 2pm to 4pm. Booking essential 01825 790231

Evening Concert - Royal Airforce Regiment at Chichester Cathedral

18/07/2015 - 18/07/2015
Come and hear an evening concert by the Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment. 7:30pm Tickets are available at www.chichestercathedral.org.uk

Plant magic and all things herbal at Bodiam Castle

18/07/2015 - 19/07/2015
Discover the medieval uses of plants and herbs, from cooking to calligraphy. There will also be some hands-on activities such as making nosegays and cold water dying.

Weekend Pond dipping at Arundel Wetland Centre

18/07/2015 - 19/07/2015
Visit our Pond Explorer station to explore the underwater world of bloodworms, nymphs and whirlygigs! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times There is wheelchair accessible pond dipping. 11-1pm & 2-4pm Included in your WWT admission: Adults £11.95, Concession £9.50, Childre £6. Under 4 free. Members: free

Creepy Crawlies Weekend at Drusillas Park

18/07/2015 - 19/07/2015
Creep down to Drusillas Park and meet some amazing mini monsters. The Discovery Centre, open between 11am and 4pm, will be swarming with weird insects, slimy molluscs and scary spiders and experts from the British Tarantula Society will be available to answer your questions.

Classic Car Summer Show at Amberley Museum

19/07/2015 - 19/07/2015
A delightful showcase of classic motor vehicles and accessories from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with some owners in fashions from the period. Why not come in fancy dress from your favourite era?

Rare & Traditional Breeds Show at Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

19/07/2015 - 19/07/2015
See cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and poultry in this delightful agricultural show for rare and traditional breeds. With prizes at stake and classes for young handlers, it’s one of the biggest shows of its kind in the South East. Enjoy craft and trade stands with a countryside theme.

Rolls Royce Car Day at Borde Hill Garden, Park & Woodland

19/07/2015 - 19/07/2015
A stunning display of old and new Rolls Royce and Bentley cars. No additional charge to visit this event, standard admission prices only. 10am-4pm.

Have a Go at Archaeology at Fishbourne Roman Palace

21/07/2015 - 31/07/2015
Celebrate the Festival of British Archaeology. Take part in our excavations, find our about archaeological conservation and quiz our experts.

Sunflower Trail at Sheffield Park Gardens

22/07/2015 - 01/09/2015
Spot the sunflowers and find out some fun facts in the garden on this sunny summer trail. Normal admissions apply plus £1 per trail.

SUMMER OF FUN at Fishers Farm Park

23/07/2015 - 01/09/2015
They’re having an absolutely SPLASHING time this summer holidays at Fishers! Discover the excitement of a day bursting with thrills, adventure and animals. The NEW SUMMER SUN-DECK, Beach Splash Attack and Summer Café are all opening this summer…

The Jungle Book at Michelham Priory

24/07/2015 - 24/07/2015
Chapterhouse Theatre Company present The Jungle Book

Summer Holiday Family Fun at Aldingbourne Country Centre

24/07/2015 - 30/08/2015
Our family fun events are running from July 24th to August 30th We will have Reptiles to handle! A Snow Storm in Summer! Splash About water fights! Bounce About bouncy castles! Archery, Games Zone, Princess & Pirates Day and much more.

Waterloo 200th Anniversary at St. Mary’s House & Gardens

25/07/2015 - 25/07/2015
PROFESSOR SIMON LEE talks about the various images of Napoleon Bonaparte and their effect on the public. After tea, an entertainment in words and music by actors Susan Jameson and James Bolam, singers Susan Legg, Andrew Wicks, and pianist Terence Allbright. Sat 25 July at 2.30pm. Tickets £27.50 incl. tea

Falconry Display and Hawk Walks at High Beeches Garden

25/07/2015 - 25/07/2015
Enjoy the display and Hawk walks through this beautiful woodland garden

Pirate Weekend at Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

25/07/2015 - 26/07/2015
Swashbuckling fun! Discover all about pirates with workshops, flag designing classes and lots of fun! Don’t forget to visit Smugglers Adventure – where Hairy Jack will be ready to greet you and tell you all about smuggling on the south coast. Dressed as a pirate?! Get £1 off admission!

Plant magic and all things herbal at Bodiam Castle

25/07/2015 - 26/07/2015
Discover the medieval uses of plants and herbs, from cooking to calligraphy. There will also be some hands-on activities such as making nosegays and cold water dying.

Southern Ceramic Group's Summer Exhibition at Chichester Cathedral

25/07/2015 - 09/08/2015
Come and view the Southern Ceramic Group's summer exhibition in the Bishop's Kitchen. 10:00am-5:00pm daily

TRACTOR WEEKEND with FERGIE at Fishers Farm Park

25/07/2015 - 26/09/2015
All tractor 'luvvers' are being welcomed at Fishers this weekend with Fergie the famous TV tractor appearing at the Park as part of a special live 'theatre show' and meet and greet. A great idea for a family day out in Sussex!

Hello Kitty at Drusillas Park

28/07/2015 - 28/07/2015
Hello Kitty will return to her home at Drusillas on 20 dates during the year! Visit her in her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself. Meet and greet opportunities will operate at intervals throughout the day.

Cream Tea Cruise at The Wey & Arun Canal

28/07/2015 - 28/07/2015
Enjoy a delicious cream tea while cruising along the beautiful Wey & Arun Canal in Loxwood. The trip departs at 2.30pm and takes approximately 1.5 hours. Tickets cost £12 for adults & £9 for children and must be booked in advance. Tel: 01403 752403

Family Activity - ’Crazy Colours' at Chichester Cathedral

28/07/2015 - 28/08/2015
Experience the 'Crazy Colours' around the Cathedral by following a short trail, before collecting a prize on completion from the shop. 10.00am-3.00pm (last entry 2.30pm) No need to book - just turn up. £2.00 per child.

Natural Amberley Activity Day with Hawking About at Amberley Museum

29/07/2015 - 29/07/2015
Summer fun with themed activities and crafts for accompanied children.

Ben and Holly at Drusillas Park

29/07/2015 - 29/07/2015
The enchantment of the Little Kingdom will be cast over Drusillas, as Ben Elf and Princess Holly return to the Park. Enjoy some meet and greet magic, as the popular pair leave visitors spellbound at various intervals throughout the day.

The Fat Controller at Drusillas Park

30/07/2015 - 30/07/2015
The Fat Controller will be causing a locomotion when he alights at the Park to take control of the efficient running of the Thomas & Friends™ railway. Make tracks to Tidmouth Hault and enjoy photo opportunities with Sir Topham Hatt himself.

Children's Outdoor Theatre - The Lone Pine Club at Sheffield Park Gardens

30/07/2015 - 02/08/2015
Pentabus Theatre invites you to join a secret club in a tent in the garden. Exciting adventures based on the Malcolm Saville Lone Pine books. 12pm Thu 30 & Fri 31 Jul and 12pm & 3pm on Sat 1 & Sun 2 Aug. For ages 8+. Book on 0844 2491895