East Dean and Friston

East Dean Village Annual Events

Village Meeting

 Parish Council Website

Contact the Parish Clerk  


Phone 01323 811870

Village Diary

Village Fete

Watch Here for details of the Village Fete 2024

Village Show

The Village Show - East Dean Village Hall

Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2.00 pm

Tea and Cakes - 

with produce on sale 

Contact Cheryl for details 423149

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 

Sat 4th May 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Sun 5th May 10.00am to 4.00pm

Mon 6th May 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.