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Whats on in October 2014

Lunchtime Concert at Chichester Cathedral

21/10/2014 - 21/10/2014
Come and hear the Yasmin Rowe give a piano recital at Chichester Cathedral. 1.10pm-2pm. Free entry, all are welcome.

Garden photography short course for beginners at Nymans

22/10/2014 - 22/10/2014
Garden photography short course for beginners Roger Bloxham delivers a half day course on garden photography autumn colour. Suitable for those who know their way around their SLR cameras but who would like to learn to take better close up and landscape garden photos. Includes tea/coffee and cake More Information: Administrator, 01444 405250, nymans@nationaltrust.org.uk 9am-11.30am £15 inlcudes tea/coffee and cake Booking essential 01444405250

Art Workshop: Autumn Reflections- John Thompson at Nymans

23/10/2014 - 25/10/2014
Art Workshop: Autumn Reflections with John Thompson 2014 Local artist & tutor John Thompson returns with more of his popular painting workshops. John takes inspiration from the seasonal changes on the landscape and gardens of Nymans. This month create an autumn reflection scene. Join us for a full day of relaxed and empowering art making in our Potting shed. Learn easy techniques working with acrylic paints on board (be prepared to get messy), making various marks and building textures. Take home skills and inspiration to continue your artmaking at home. At the end of the class you'll take home your very own masterpiece and be inspired to continue making art. More Information: Administrator, 01444 405250, nymans@nationaltrust.org.uk 10.30am - 3.30pm £60 inlcudes all materials and tea/coffee and cake Booking essential 01444405250

Pond dipping at Arundel Wetland Centre

25/10/2014 - 26/10/2014
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

Halloween Half Term at Bodiam Castle

25/10/2014 - 02/11/2014
Come to Bodiam for a legendary Halloween this half term with dragon quests, crafts and more.

Spooky Nymans trail 25 Oct - 2 Nov 2014 at Nymans

25/10/2014 - 02/11/2014
Follow Willow the Wizard's footsteps through the gardens to make his spell, watching out for the hidden creatures along the way. A trail for our younger visitors to explore within our gardens. £2 per trail. Normal admission applies

50 things autumn challenge at Nymans

25/10/2014 - 02/11/2014
50 things autumn challenge Come to Nymans and tick more off your list of 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 with tasks throughout the garden. See if you can complete our autumn '50 things' challenge and collect a special certificate for your scrapbook. More Information: Administrator, 01444 405250, nymans@nationaltrust.org.uk Free Normal admission applies

Halloween Shriek Week at Drusillas Park

25/10/2014 - 02/11/2014
If you are bored of all your local haunts, stake out the fun at Drusillas Park over the Halloween period. We’ve conjured up some fang-tastically spooky surprises to keep your little horrors half term happy. For more information please telephone 01323 874100 or visit the website at www.drusillas.co.uk.

Halloween Fun and Activities at Knockhatch Adventure Park

25/10/2014 - 02/11/2014
Come and join us for Halloween fun.

John Thompson Family Painting Workshop at Nymans

26/10/2014 - 26/10/2014
John Thompson Family Painting Workshop John Thompson inspired family workshops. Learn how to paint with acrylics together through a morning or afternoon. Learn how to paint with acrylics together through a morning or afternoon. Child and adult art workshops where each creates a flower border painting while leaning and having fun together. All materials are included with refreshments and cake available. More Information: Administrator Dates: 26 October 2014 10:30am and 26 October 2014 2:00pm Price: Adult £30, Child £30

Family Photography Day at Lewes Castle & Anne of Cleves House

26/10/2014 - 26/10/2014
Family Photography Day Drop in to the castle today for a special family Sunday to accompany Captured Light our photography exhibition in the museum. Enjoy pinhole photography workshops, drawing activities and much more. The activities are included in the admission price but places on the workshops will be limted so please book in advance. Ring 01273 486290 or speak to staff at the museum’s front desk. All ages welcome. Part of the Edward Reeves Archive Project

Woodland Workshop- Outdoor artists 10 am at Nymans

27/10/2014 - 27/10/2014
Woodland Workshop: 'Outdoor Artists' Have you ever wanted to learn how to create land art using just nature and your imagination? If you have then this explorer day out at Nymans woods is perfect for you. Get creative outdoors with our Forest School Ranger Tom Hill, discover the amazing colours and textures that nature has to offer and learn the best ways to create art from the things around you. £20 per child. Suitable for 8 years and above. More Information: Administrator, 01444 405250, nymans@nationaltrust.org.uk Event details Booking Essential 01444 405250 Booking line is open from 9am-4pm Bring full packed lunch, drinking water, permission form with contact details for parents, suitable outdoor clothing. Meet in Nymans car park where Tom our Ranger will be waiting for you. 8 years and above The day is based as Forest School site with access to an area of abundant bracken and / or fallen leaves

Roman Army Week at Fishbourne Roman Palace

27/10/2014 - 31/10/2014
The Fishbourne Roman Army needs you! Come along and join and learn about life in the Roman Army with lots of activities to take part in.

Lunchtime Concert at Chichester Cathedral

28/10/2014 - 28/10/2014
Come and hear the Auster Quartet (Saxophones) perform at Chichester Cathedral. 1.10pm-2pm. Free entry, all are welcome.

Tudor Day at Anne of Cleves House Museum at Lewes Castle & Anne of Cleves House

28/10/2014 - 28/10/2014
Celebrate Tudor life at our Tudor Day at Anne of Cleves House Museum. Find out what the Tudors liked to eat, Tudor crafts and have a go activities. Included in standard admission price. Details Start:28/10/2014 11:00End:28/10/2014 16:00Venue:Anne of Cleves House Phone:01273 474610Address: Anne of Cleves House, 52, Southover High St, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1JA, United Kingdom

Halloween Fun Week at Kent & East Sussex Railway

28/10/2014 - 31/10/2014
Halloween Fun Week

Knights and Dragons at Lewes Castle & Anne of Cleves House

29/10/2014 - 29/10/2014
Knights and Dragons Fun for four to eight-year-olds: stories and lots of things to make. There will be two sessions. Choose between 10.30 am – 12 noon or 2.00 – 3.30 pm. Cost: £4.00 per child. Adults are free but must stay with their child. Booking is advised as this session is always popular. Call 01273 486290 for more details. Admission to the castle not included

Scooby-Doo at Drusillas Park

29/10/2014 - 29/10/2014
Crime solving Scooby-Doo will be coming to meet budding detectives at various intervals throughout the day. Come and investigate with the cowardly hero but don't forget the Scooby snacks! For more information please telephone 01323 874100 or visit the website at www.drusillas.co.uk

Woodland Workshop: 'Sensory Superpowers' at Nymans

29/10/2014 - 29/10/2014
Woodland Workshop: 'Sensory Superpowers' Join our Forest School Ranger Tom Hill to learn about and explore Nymans Woods like never before. See like a bird of prey, hear like a deer and use your sense of smell to track a scent just like a woodland fox. This action packed adventure is full of games and activities that will put all of your senses to the test. More Information: Administrator, 01444 405250, nymans@nationaltrust.org.uk Event details Booking Essential 01444 405250 Booking line is open from 9am-4.30pm. Please bring full packed lunch, drinking water, permission form with contact details for parents, suitable outdoor clothing. Meet Tom our Ranger in Nymans car park. 8 years and above A Forest School site to base activities where a walk of 20 minutes will be involved £20 10am

Art@Amberley at Amberley Museum

29/10/2014 - 29/10/2014
Amberley gets artistic! Create your own masterpieces and discover the hidden art of Amberley with our art trail.

Family Activities at Chichester Cathedral at Chichester Cathedral

31/10/2014 - 31/10/2014
Come along for lots of fun at Chichester Cathedral. 10.30am-2.30pm. Further details from the Education department 01243 812497 email education@chichestercathedral.org.uk £1.50 per child

Woodland Workshop: 'Fire & Shelter' at Nymans

31/10/2014 - 31/10/2014
10 am Child £25 Woodland Workshop: 'Fire & Shelter' This day out is perfect for the little explorer that has always wanted to know how to live and survive in the wild. Join our Forest School Ranger Tom Hill and learn how to build and light a fire. Work as a team to make a woodland shelter from natural materials and practice your camp cooking skills. More Information: Administrator, 01444 405250, nymans@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fright Night Trains at Kent & East Sussex Railway

31/10/2014 - 01/11/2014
Fright Night Trains