Uckfield Events: Try your hand at bowls, and enjoy Saints and Sinners concert

Emergency First Aid at Work workshop, Saints and Sinners concert, and an Open Morning at Wealden Bowls Centre are among events coming up in the Uckfield area.

In addition Uckfield Runners will be out in force at the Uckfield Park Run, Isfield Frost Fair takes place and there’s a Gardens and Guerrillas lunch and talk at Buxted Park.

Today (Friday)

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is being organised by the Adult College for Rural East Sussex and held today (Friday) at Uckfield Civic Centre.

Saints and Sinners appear at the Civic Centre tonight and will feature The Spikedrivers, and Fran McGillivray & Mike Birke.

Tomorrow (Saturday)

Wealden Bowls Centre is holding an opening morning tomorrow (Saturday) and all are welcome to call in for a coffee and free taster session between 9.30am and 1pm.

Look out for Uckfield Runners at the Uckfield Park Run from 9-10am tomorrow. They will also be presenting a cheque to the Children’s Respite Trust.

Sussex Support Service is holding a Saturday Social for people living with dementia from 2-4pm.


Isfield Frost Fair takes place on Sunday, always a happy social occasion with plenty of scope for Christmas shopping. It starts at 11am and continues until 4pm.

School open days

Primary schools are offering tours for children who will be aged four and above and starting school in September 2020. This week Little Horsted, St Philip’s, Manor, High Hurstwood, and Harlands, are opening their doors.

For dates of all school open days see: School Open Days.

During the week

The Gardens and Guerrillas lunch and talk take place on Monday (November 25). On Tuesday The Grove Farmhouse Cafe at Blackboys is inviting people to Elevenses to meet others living in the community and on Wednesday there’s a free business start-up workshop in Uckfield offering support and advice.

Also on Wednesday (November 27), there’s a Mother and Daughter Body Confidence and Positivity Workshop.

On Thursday (November 28) Simmons Gainsford accountants are holding a charity quiz night at The Highlands Inn.

Then on Friday, November 29, Cranwell Wealth Solutions is holding a financial drop-in session at Uckfield Civic Centre where all are welcome to drop in and any query will be answered without obligation.

Also on Friday Framfield Christmas Fair takes place with attractions including Santa’s Grotto and Selfridges Gift Shop.

Next weekend

Next weekend, on Saturday, November 30, Santa Specials are running at the Bluebell Railway. Santa and his elves will be on board with a present and chocolate treat for all the children and a mince pie for grown-ups.

Also on the Saturday Nutley Christmas Market takes place, a Christmas Fayre is being held at Uckfield College, and Bonners Christmas Fayre takes place too.


Dates for your diary

Friday, November 22: Saints and Sinners concert

Saturday, November 23: Open morning at Wealden Bowls Centre

Saturday, November 23: Uckfield Runners at Uckfield Park Run

Sunday, November 24: Isfield Frost Fair

Monday, November 25: Gardens and Guerrillas lunch and talk

Wednesday, November 27: Business start-up workshop in Uckfield

Wednesday, November 27: Mother and Daughter Body Confidence and Positivity Workshop

Friday, November 29: Financial surgery drop-in session

Friday, November 29: Framfield Christmas Fair

Saturday, November 30: Christmas Saturday Fun

Saturday, November 30: Christmas Fayre at Uckfield College

Saturday, November 30: Bonners Christmas Fayre

Saturday, November 30: Nutley Christmas Market

Saturday, November 30: Santa Specials at Bluebell Railway

Saturday, November 30: Nutley Christmas Market

Saturday, November 30: Christmas Fayre at Uckfield College

Thursday, December 5: Sunday, December 8: Christmas Tree Festival

Thursday, December 5: Evening talk – The History of Christmas Traditions

Friday, December 6: Late night shopping in Uckfield

Saturday, December 7: Uckfield Singers Christmas Concert

Tuesday, December 10: Christmas Shopping Evening at Victoria Pavilion

Sunday, December 15: Christmas Family Service

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