There’s lots happening locally over the winter break. Meet others, enjoy festive events, or simply enjoy time in nature.
Meeting House events
The Meeting House is in the centre of campus by Library Square, offering the whole campus community a beautiful space for relaxation, companionship, and quiet reflection.
Upcoming events include:
- 20 Dec – Pre-Christmas Lunch (party foods/pizza) – 12-3pm, free, up to 50 people.
- 25 Dec – Christmas Day.
Join us in the meeting house for Mass (Catholic) from 11am-12pm or for Social Boardgames and Snacks (12-3pm)
Residential Life (ResLife) events
ResLife Connectors will be on campus and arranging FREE activities throughout the festive season. Upcoming events include:
- 19 Dec – Classical Music & Mingle (10am-3pm)
Events are advertised via Facebook and Instagram – follow @ResLifeSussex to keep up to date.
University of Sussex Students’ Union events
The Student Union run many events throughout the year including the holidays.
For details, see sussexstudent.com/whats-on or follow Instagram @sussexSU or Facebook @thestudentsunion
IN THE LOCAL AREA
- 18 Nov-24 Dec – Brighton Christmas Festival
A festive market, bar, and live entertainment.
- 29 Oct-18 Jan – Ice Skating.
A firm local favourite, enjoy ice skating at Brighton’s iconic Royal Pavilion. Cost varies from £10 – £16 www.royalpavilionicerink.co.uk
- 21 Dec – Burning the Clocks.
A unique Brighton tradition to celebrate the winter solstice. Watch the parade for free.
- Enjoy the outdoors:
Stanmer Park, next to the University, is perfect for winter walks. Open year-round.
- For more ideas, visit