The Town Council organises a varied range of community events throughout the year. We aim to provide residents and visitors with an opportunity to have fun and relax at a wide range of activities for all ages, and most of the events are free of charge, so stay tuned to this page to find out what's coming up in our town.
In addition to events organised by the Town Council, there are many other events organised by Littlehampton Museum and other organisations including events at Southfields Jubilee Centre. For Museum events visit their website.
You can now download the Littlehampton Events & Exhibitions Guide 2015 [pdf] 6MB
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Littlehampton Events 2015
Armed Forces Day Celebrations
Littlehampton Seafront 10.30am – 5pm
An action packed day to celebrate and honour those that serve and have served in the Armed Forces. Lots of activites for all the family including an aerial display by the Great War Display Team, arena re-enactments by the Garrison Artillery Group , band performances including the Surrey & Sussex Drum & Bugle Corps, vintage military vehicles, BBMF Spiftire Flypast, 30 Commando Unit Royal Marines Stand, History Zone, themed exhibits, demonstrations and much more! For timings view the Armed Forces Day 2015 Programme [pdf] 3MB
Veterans are welcome to participate in the Parade. For more details contact us on 01903 732063.
We are also looking for people who own military vehicles or other memorabilia. Please contact us via email or call us on 01903 732063.
Littlehampton Carnival – Various locations throughout town.
A vibrant, fun filled procession of colourful floats, bands and performers. Other activities include a fun fair. For more details visit the organiser's website.
Saturday 18th July – Saturday 25th
Littlehampton Arts Week
Festival launch event on the 18th, followed by a weeklong of arts activities including an Arts Trail brought to you by LOCA (Littlehampton Organisation of Cotemporary Arts).
Monday 27th July – Saturday 1st August
Wick Week – Various locations throughout Wick
A week long community festival packed with activities for all ages. Have a go at archery, get creative, join in a Bingo game, enter Wick’s got Talent and come along to the Family Film night. There is something for everyone.
Stage by the Sea – Registrations at 11 for 12pm start.
Join the Town Council and Spirit FM for this popular seaside event where buckets of imagination and sand will put you on the right path to become a winner. Participants will receive a courtesy bucket (no spade) and will compete in their age category (under 5s, under 11s and over 11s), only natural and biodegradable resources can be used. Prizes include money off vouchers for local attractions.
Saturday 8th August
Screen on the Green
7.45pm onwards, East Green
A huge success last year, the Screen on the Green returns. Showing the blockbuster Mamma Mia!, join us for an ABBA-TASTIC evening of outdoor cinema and singalong. Bring a blanket and belt out the hits! Movie will be screened approximately at 8.45pm.
This event is free of charge and unticketed.
SPACE - normally held in August
LTC carried out a full review of its SPACE scheme which highlighted that participation had been declining in recent years despite a variety of improvements to the range of sessions on offer. The Council identified that there are many other summer schemes running locally which are very successful these include the Inspire Leisure summer holidays’ activities. Having taken all the findings into consideration the Council will be offering local sports Clubs and organisations with an opportunity to apply for funding (January 2016) to run sessions with the same aims as SPACE. This means that sessions open to local children will be available from independent organisations in the summer of 2016. The Council will be promoting these on behalf of the organisations via its website and social media channels.
Town Show and Family Fun Day
Rosemead Open Space 12pm – 5pm
A great day out for all the family. Live performances, a horticultural show, community stalls, children’s activities, arena performances and a pet farm all in one space! If you wish to enter the Horticultural and Craft show please contact the organisers.
Littlehampton Bonfire Society Celebrations
Various locations around town
One of the largest and most spectacular Bonfire celebrations on the South Coast. Watch the procession of torch carriers and illuminated floats then make your way to the seafront for the huge bonfire and fantastic firework display. For more details visit the organiser's website.
High Street and War Memorial. Marching of local uniformed groups and veterans with a service at the War Memorial.
Christmas Lights Switch on & Late Night Shopping
Join us as we kickstart the festive season with our annual light switch on. The High Street will be buzzing with activities for kids, choirs and outdoor stalls.
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