Children’s Art – get involved!

If you are 18 or under and enjoy painting, drawing, sculpting or photography, we would love to be able to see and share your work on our website.


Virtual Art Gallery – Invitation to Upload your Art

Virtual Event

As in 2020 we would like to offer artists and makers the opportunity to submit images of their work to be hosted on the Hailsham Festival Website where they will be supported by a social media campaign.


Art and Discovery Trail

The Art Trail has always been a major part of the Hailsham Festival. This year the Hailsham Artists Network and friends invite you to come out and visit artists and makers once again at various different venues in Hailsham and surrounding areas.


Hailsham Foodbank – marking the first 10 years

Hailsham Foodbank 4 Market St, Hailsham, East Sussex

Hailsham foodbank have been serving the people of Hailsham and the surrounding area for 10 years.  Over 23,000 3 day emergency food parcels have been distributed in that time. 

Wealden Writers

Civic Community Hall Hailsham Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex

Local writers will be displaying their work. A well-loved author (TBC) will speak to us and book-sign. This will be followed by the announcement of the creative writing competitions winners.


Opening Celebrations – Saturday Morning, September 3rd

Vicarage Field Hailsham Vicarage Field, Hailsham, East Sussex

Come along to Vicarage Fields in the centre of town and visit the weekly Saturday market. There will be music with Country & Western Singer Birdie Tucker, Line Dancing and children’s crafts with Crafty Annie.


Party in the Garden

The King's Head, South Road The King's Head Cacklebury, Hailsham, East Sussex

Come along for a relaxing afternoon in the King's Head Garden and listen to 4 bands with strong local connections.


Richard Durrant – Guitar Recital

Hailsham Pavilion George Street, Hailsham

Critically acclaimed guitarist/composer playing Bach’s 3rd Cello Suite on a humble ukulele plus music from his latest album, guitar favourites and tales from the road…


Afternoon Tea Quiz

St Wilfrid's Hall South Road, Hailsham, East Sussex

95.9 Hailsham FM and Sunflowers Mental Health & Wellbeing are delighted to be hosting a Family Tea Quiz with pots of tea and delicious biscuits served straight to your table, with a unique prize raffle and medals for the winning team!