1 July, 12 noon onwards. Malling Rec, Lewes
Ouse Day. The famous Lewes Raft Race
Gather on the banks of the river at malling rec to fanfare the raft racers on their way to Newhaven with more rousing choruses of Sussex by the Sea. They’ll be setting off at high tide (around 2 or 3pm).
The organisers have kindly used our campaign as the front cover for the programme. Sales of programmes will raise money for local charities including our own sister charity Martlets Music who fund bursaries for children from low income families, in isolation or playing a minority instrument.
7 May 11am. Meet in Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne
May Day Parade
We lead the parade starting at Hyde Gardens, marching through the town and ending at the Wish Tower slopes for picnics and speeches.
Bring a lyre if you want to play your instrument and march. Contact us if you need music stating which instrument you play and your standard of playing email@example.com
You can of course sing or just march along with us with placards and banners
Bring a picnic
Telly like us so may be there again
27 April, 4pm. Meet at Eastbourne Bandstand
Trumpet the success of East Sussex Music with BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Trumpet, Alan Thomas
Bring a stand or a lyre. We might have enough music.
Print the words if you haven’t got an instrument Sussex by the Sea
Telly will be there!
30 April, 09:30. Meet outside County Hall Lewes
Lobby Councillor Stanley with our scratch samba band.
Bring a drum
Bring some positive messages to encourage ESCC to keep us alive
Attend the council meeting at 10:00