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With the final quarter of 2023 just around the corner, your find the South East brimming with events to include in your days out plans for this autumn/winter.
Whether it’s a trip to a Christmas market or to experience a five-star festive musical, to head out and about to enjoy some sparkling outdoor illuminations, discover a host of events bringing the seasonal spirit to your plans.
Planning for 2024? Grab your calendar and discover some of the fantastic events in the South East to include in your future itinerary.
Group Friendly Events
Don’t miss out on a year full of events at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens in 2024
Experience Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens in 2024! Dive into an array of activities, from testing your wits in the Labyrinth Challenge to wine tasting experiences, enriching workshops, tranquil wellness walks, or experience the sell-out event, Leonardslee Illuminated as the gardens come alive with mesmerising light and colour.
Don’t miss out on a year full of events! For bookings and inquiries, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Join us for a truly remarkable year!
Glow Wild, the award-winning lantern trail is back for 2023, brimming with festive magic
🚀 New trail, milestone anniversary!
🎄 Rave reviews: a must for Christmas!
🎫 Swap/upgrade tickets up to 72hrs before.
Just 30 minutes from Brighton and London Gatwick, experience an artisan Sussex Christmas amid the beautiful Wakehurst landscape. Marvel at bespoke lantern displays and dazzling projections. Under 4’s go free, group rates available – bring the whole family for an unmissable evening.
Chichester Festival Theatre is great for groups
There’s five star show direct from the west-end, comedies, musicals and music too in CFT’s brand-new Winter season. Book now for:
🐅Life of Pi
👻2:22 A Ghost Story.
🎄Planning Christmas? Check out cracking Christmas Cabarets and a magical Santa’s Grotto (both for the first time!) alongside festive family shows. There’s even 10% off for groups 8+ on most events. What a perfect excuse to take a group to see a show!
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Make memories in White Cliffs Country
Head to world-famous Lydden Hill Race Circuit for the 5 Nations British Rallycross Championship (including a spectacular fireworks display) on 4-5 November.
Join spooky goings on at Dover Castle or Betteshanger Park from 21-29 October and Walmer Castle and Gardens from 27-29 October plus memorable Christmas magic with an immersive light trail throughout December.
Visit the beautiful medieval town of Sandwich in 2024 for the Sandwich Food Fayre in May and Le Weekend and Sandwich Folk and Ale Festival in June.
Top events for groups in Winchester this Christmas
Winchester Cathedral’s Christmas Market is recognised as one of the best in Europe. Taking place this year from 17th November to 21st December, the festive market is renowned for its bustling atmosphere, stunning location and handpicked high-quality exhibitors.
End your day out with the Watercress Line’s Steam Illuminations – an incredible light show on and in a steam train. Or watch Cinderella at Theatre Royal Winchester – a traditional panto complete with original songs, corny gags, audience participation and surprising twists.