Where to go and what to do in the Uckfield area

An avenue of decorated trees can now be seen at Sheffield Park Garden and other festive activities are coming up there including Christmas Carols with The Knole Singers on Sunday.

From Monday, December 18, until Saturday, December 23, festive lunches will be served in the Oak Hall at the National Trust property where a cosy log burner and traditional decorations will add to the atmosphere.

This evening Bonners Primary School at Maresfield have their Christmas fair from 5.30-7.30pm, and tomorrow the Rocks Park Primary School Christmas Fayre takes place.

Also tomorrow there’s a Wine and Cheese Tour at Bluebell Vineyard Estates and the twice-yearly Brickfest, with live bands, takes place at The Brickmakers Arms, Ridgewood. All money raised will go to Papworth Hospital.

Father Christmas will be in his grotto at The Llama Park every day from tomorrow until December 24. Details of how to book your visit are here.

Uckfield Singers have their Christmas concert in the Weald Hall at Uckfield Civic Centre tomorrow and Sunday will see members of Sussex bonfire societies parading through Uckfield to their carol service at Holy Cross Church. Details of procession times and routes can be seen here.

Coming up next week:

Uckfield Chamber of Commerce holds its Christmas dinner at Barnsgate Manor on Thursday, and there are two events at Barney’s Playbarn – a Toddler Bop on Friday, December 15, and Christmas party on Saturday, December 16.

Staverton Nursery invites you to mulled punch and mince pies on Friday and Saturday afternoons.

On Sunday Kings Church is organising an all-age Christmas Celebration with a festive hour of carols, puppets and other activities followed by seasonal refreshments.

Other dates for your diary:

Tuesday, December 19: Edwardian Christmas Concert by Candlelight at Uckfield Civic Centre

Thursday, December 21: Christmas Dance Bootcamp with Universal Dance

Friday, December 22: Christmas brewery open day

Christmas Day, Monday, December 25: Kings Church and Baptist Church welcome all to a Christmas service at Manor Primary School.

Saturday, January 13: One-day beginners Picture Framing Course

Saturday, January 20: Jazz with The Rachel Myer Trio at Bridge Cottage

For a full list of events see UckfieldEvents.com.

See also:

Christmas shopping in Uckfield

1500 Christmas trees arrive at Staverton Nursery

Uckfield firefighters to help Santa deliver presents

Find local businesses in our Uckfield Directory

How to advertise on UckfieldNews.com

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