FREE TO ATTEND ; Great Dixter, Northiam TN31 6PH. 01797252878. Watch Alex O’Reilly throwing pots on a lick wheel or even have a try yourself. 11.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. in the Great Barn.
The Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway, Station Road, Tenterden TN30 6HE. 01580 765155. A hwole weekend of nostalgia with the sounds and fashions of the 1940’s. Look out for the amazing Spitfire Acrobatic display on Saturday and Sunday. https://kesr.org.uk/1940-weekend/
At Northiam TN31 6PH. 01797 252878.Gardener Graham Hodgson will take you on an afternoon’s exploration of the borders to examine the plants that are looking good and give an insight into the work at the garden. Tickets £45
The Golden Anniversary of Rye Arts Festival is 10th – 26th September.
On offer is the biggest and best programme in its long history, a packed programme of over 60 events including musicians from a wide range of genres, authors, drama, films and themed walks. Free street entertainment, book talks, ghost walks, and much, much more.
A free prize draw open to all, with a one-off solid gold broach created by a local jeweller. To enter and for a full programme details as well as tickets, go to www.ryeartsfestival.org.uk
Glyne Gap Field, Bexhill, TN40 2JU. From 10.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m. both days. Adults £5, under 16’s free. See Vintage events in Sussex – www.bentlysevents.com
Folk songs, music, dance, crafts and traditions. Free events – craft fair & street stalls, Morris dancers, procession, street theatre.See further details : www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk
At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings TN34 1JX. 0343 310 0031. 7.30 p.m, £25.50 or £20.50.
This opening concert of the season will honour Julian Clifford, one of the orchestra’s most prominent conductors. Mendelssohn, Beethoven.
At the White Rock Theatre, Hastings TH34 1JX. 0343 310 0031. The Wild Murphys will set up Murphy’s Pub at the theatre, guaranteeing one glorious night of high-energy Irish music. 7.30 p.m. £26, £25.
Appearing at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, 8.00 p.m. £36.00. Stand up comedy. 01424 229111.
Singer/songwriter appearing at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, 01424 229111. 7.00 p.m., tickets £25.00.
At Great Dixter, Northiam, TH31 6PH. 01797 252878, 11.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Free for Friends of Great Dixter/Annual Ticket holders.
For details see www.greatdixter.co.uk.
Northiam’s Bonfire Procession leaving the Bonfire Field on the A28 south of the village at 7.30 p.m. Entry to the Bonfire field is £1, with the bonfire being lit at 8.30 p.m. Live music, bar, food. Bring a torch!