Learn something new
Is there something you've always been interested in and you now have the time to explore? Or perhaps you're looking for a fun and friendly reintroduction to learning, to increase your confidence and meet new friends with similar interests and passions? Whatever your reason, we offer a fantastic choice of short, informal adult and community learning classes.
New skills. No exams
Sign up for a huge range of short courses, from learning to draw & paint to learning a new language, and discover new skills and hobbies without having to worry about exams.
Get back in higher education
We're opening the doors of our Brinsbury campus this spring to offer a whole host of exciting activities and entertainment for the whole family!
From animal experiences to archery, crafts to carriage rides, horses to mini golf – and you’ll go barking mad for our Companion Dog Show, dog agility displays and terrier racing.
You won’t want to miss a minute at the Brinsbury Show.
Brinsbury Show Events and Attractions
Animal Centre – make friends with our residents with animal handling sessions
Archery* Six Villages Archery Club
Beekeepers – with working hive
Brinsbury Agricultural Show
Careers advice & Course Information
Clay Pigeon Shooting*
Companion Dog Show*
Countryside Craft Demonstrations
Crafts & Farmer’s Market
Distinguished Dogs – Dog Grooming Demonstrations
DIY Advice Forums
Engineering Display & Demonstrations
Fantastic displays of students’ work in Upholstery, Embroidery, Soft Furnishing, Blacksmithing & Furniture Making
First Steps Children's Activities
Fun Activities & Face Painting
Furniture Making Demonstrations
Get hands on with bricklaying and carpentry activities
Heavy Horses Carriage Rides
Hepworth Brewery – Beer Tent
Highdown Agility - Dog Agility, Flyball & Tricks
Hot & Cold Food
Huxley’s Birds of Prey
Ice Creams & Refreshments
Meet and greet our handsome horses, enjoy interactive, hands-on and fun activities, including grooming throughout the day
Pet Supplies for sale
South Downs National Park Authority
The Shepherd’s Hut Catering Company
Tractor & Trailer Rides
Tree Climbing, including demonstrations and a chance to take part
Wealden Guild - Spinning & Weaving Demonstrations
*Additional charge applies
Celebrate the start of Summer at ChiFest 2018!
With more than 50 live acts and nine hours of live music across four stages, ChiFest is jam-packed full of entertainment for all the family.
Live performances, music from every genre, theatre, dance, food stalls, exhibitions, workshops – and it’s free! All the ingredients you need for a fabulous day out.
Skunk - Bonney J - Noah’s House Band - The Runners – Rachel Hawker - The Feel - Room 3 – Lev - Lobster Pot -Deer Ray - Lemon Juice - Dan Coates - Time Will Tell - Lock ‘N’ Throw - Audible Defiance - The Waste Band PLUS more to be announced
More not to be missed activities include:
The Greatest Showman Experience - with competition and prizes!
Open Mic Stage - just turn up a play
Acoustic tent - grab a sofa and chill
Sam Bell & friends Guitar Extravaganza - Ibanez demonstrator, Lick Library contributor and former student Sam gives a performance and masterclass featuring special guests
Ukulele Workshop - bring yours and join in
Family sing-a-long - from Delilah to Disney
Tots to Teens Dance workshop - learn a routine and perform at Chi-Fest
Open Jam sessions (any age)
Musical Theatre Showcase - featuring extended extracts from FAME
Theatre Inc. - performances from our award winning inclusive theatre company