East Dean and Friston

East Dean Village Annual Events

Village Meeting

Watch for details of next Village Meeting

Village Hall

Village Fete

Village Fete to be held on the Greensward, BN20 0JG, on 

Saturday 20 July between noon and 4.30 pm

The Neighbourhood Plan
Local Sights

Village Show

The Village Show - East Dean Village Hall

Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2.00 - 4.30pm

Free Public car parking

Refreshments ( Cafe to close at 4.00pm)

Raffle draw

Presentation of Trophies & Awards at 

4.00pm by Cllr Stephen Shing

with produce on sale at 4.30pm

Local artist Ian Parrott will be on hand

To draw a small caricature (free)

Children’s entries open to ALL CHILDREN 

Contact Cheryl for details 423149

Details of the categories and entry forms

Enclosed with the June Parish Magazine,

entry forms to be delivered to a member of the Show Committee or put in a sealed envelope and placed in the collection box in YOUR STORES by 1pm on 

Friday 23 August 2024

OpenArt 2024


Once again we are holding our biennial OpenArt event, which will be on 

the weekend of 14th & 15th September .

This time, we are returning to our original form of open houses, for the 

display and sale of artwork.

There will also be space in the large Village Hall for craft makers  and 

those without a venue. Tables and display boards will be available.

The fee to take part will be the same as 2022 at £35 for each artist.

This event is only open to local artists or people with a local 


There will also be a musical event held in the Village Hall on the 

Saturday evening.

More details later.

If you would like to take part, please contact me Tel.  01323 423298

 or email 


or Sue Currie email :- 


John Dann (Chairman of East Dean & Friston OpenArt)

Art Show

Art Show - East Dean Village Hall 

On the first May Bank Holiday

Sat  2.00pm to 5.00pm

Sun 10.00am to 4.00pm

Mon  10.00am to 4.00pm

The village art club will be displaying hundreds of their paintings to be viewed and possibly purchased together with a tombola, raffle, tea, coffee and homemade cakes.