Uckfield events – from Opera to fireworks and Hallowe’en Spooktacular

Events coming up in Uckfield include a refurbishment celebration at Luxfords Restaurant tonight, a Hallowe’en Party at Barney’s Playbarn, fireworks at Uckfield Rugby Club and a Spooktacular Afternoon Tea at Buxted Park Hotel.

Luxfords Restaurant will be celebrating its new look with an Italian Opera Dinner - the first of a series of themed evening events to be held there.

Also tonight for anyone with an interest in Parkinson’s there is a free presentation ‘Living Well with Parkinson’s’ at the Ashdown Room at Uckfield Civic Centre.

Tomorrow there’s a Craft and Artisan Market at Bridge Cottage and a Hallowe’en Party for children at Barney’s Playbarn.

And during the evening Uckfield Rugby Club is hosting a Grand Firework Display which will include a Napoleonic Re-enactment display by The 95th Rifles, including live firing of muskets and cannon.

On Sunday there’s a Hallowe’en Spooktacular Afternoon Tea at Buxted Park Hotel.

During the week

Coming up during the week Universal Dance is organising an adult class – Dance Like the Music Video – at Maresfield Village Hall, and on Wednesday there’s an open day at St Philip’s Catholic Primary School.

‘Everything you ever wanted to know about opera’ is the title of a five-week course being launched by the Adult College for Rural East Sussex (ACRES) at Uckfield Civic Centre on the afternoon of Thursday, November 1.

That evening there’s a talk on the History of Tinkers Park, organs, steam engines and agricultural equipment at Bridge Cottage.

Next weekend

You’ll find Family Friendly Fireworks in a ticketed event at Ridgewood Village Hall on Saturday, November 3.

And on Sunday there’s a spooky-themed Black Cat Day at the National Cat Adoption Centre at Chelwood Gate.

School open days

• If you have a child starting primary school in September 2019 you will find details of open days here.


Friday, October 26: Italian Opera Dinner at Uckfield Civic Centre

Saturday, October 27: Craft and Artisan Market at Bridge Cottage

Saturday, October 27: Hallowe’en Party at Barney’s Playbarn

Sunday, October 28: Hallowe’en Spooktacular Afternoon Tea at Buxted Park Hotel

Tuesday, October 30: Adult class – Dance Like the Music Video

Wedneday, October 31: Open day at St Philip’s Catholic Primary School

Thursday, November 1: Five-week opera course begins

Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4: Emerging Talents Photography and Art Exhibition

Saturday, November 3: Family Friendly Fireworks

Sunday, November 4: Black Cat Day at National Cat Adoption Centre

Thursday, November 8: Sixth form open evening at Uckfield College

Sunday, November 11: Remembrance in Maresfield

Sunday, November 11: Remembrance Sunday Parade, Uckfield

Sunday, November 11: Uckfield Beacon Ceremony

Monday, November 12: World War 1 Centenary Exhibition at Bridge Cottage

Thursday and Friday, November 22, and 23: Christmas Gift Fair at East Sussex National

Saturday, November 24: Christmas Craft Fair at The Llama Park

For a full list of events see UckfieldEvents.com.

See also:

Boardwalk repairs planned at West Park nature reserve

Downsview Crescent verges may be reinstated

Ridgewood Village Hall AGM coming up on Tuesday

Find local organisations in our Uckfield Directory

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