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a) Toddlers Crowborough – Monday

Little Fishes, United Church, Croft Rd, Crowborough, 0 - 3yrs, 9.15 - 11.15 ~ 01892 665493

a) Toddlers Eastbourne – Monday

Happyjacks Gym Play for 1.5-5yrs, drop in, 1.15pm at St Anthonys Centre ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Little Superstars, Devonshire Children's Centre, 10-11.30am, 0-5 yrs, term time, drop in, free ~ 01323 464180

Little Yogis, fun yoga sessions for 2-5yrs, St Barnabas Langney, 10am ~ 07907 488999

Panda, All Saints Centre, Grange Rd, 10-11.30am, GBP1 per child ~ 01323 419400

Salvation Army Toddler Group, Citadel, Langney Rd, GBP1.50 per child, under 1's free, 10 - 11.30am ~ 01323 640382

Sing & Sign, Stage 1 for 6-14 months & Stage 2 for 14-30 months at St Marys Church in Old Town ~ 01323 365324
http://www.singandsign.co.uk/classes/classes-near-you/eastbourne

Social Tots, suitable for active crawlers - 2.5yrs, 10-10.40am, Saffrons Sports Club ~ 07973 168585
http://www.totsplay.co.uk/eastbourne

a) Toddlers Lewes – Monday

Let's Play at Ringmer Children's Centre, 1pm - 2.30pm for 0-5s, Free ~ 01273 336950

NCT Little Monkeys, Monkey Bizness, Lewes, 9.30 - 11.30am ~ 0844 2435 187

Ringmer Tiddlers & Toddlers, Village Hall, 9.30 - 11.30am

Woodland Playgroup, Firle, 2yrs+, nature, craft, campfire, story telling etc, 10 - 11.30am ~ 07784 684541

Additional Needs

Amaze Information, Advice and Support helpline for parents of 0-25s with SEND ~ 01273 772289

Aspens Family Support Group Lewes, meets montly on Mn=n 9.30-11.30 & Fri 12-2pm ~ 0345 450 0060

Aspens, Support, Family Centre & Youth Services ~ 0345 450 0060

Autism friendly cinema, Hailsham Pavilion, Sunday mornings - please check programme ~ 01323 841414

Autistic Spectrum Disorder Monitoring & Support Group ~ 001273 336887

Disabled Parents Network, national org for disabled people who are parents/planning parenthood ~ 0300 3300 639

Downs Syndrome DT, support for schools/families to develop enrichment activities; music, sport etc ~ 07897 373839

Drum Circle, Downs LC, Seaford, 0 - 5yrs, older siblings welcome, 1st & 3rd Thu 4.20pm termtime ~ 07802 832835

Educational Psychology Service ~ 01323 463636/01273 336720

Elizabeth Shepherd, Davis Dyslexia Facilitator ~ 01892 661743

Play Therapy Counselling for children with behavioural and emotional concerns ~ 07913 551447

Seaford Downs Syndrome & Special Needs Support Group welcomes parents with children of all ages ~ 07802 832835

SEN Day by Day, education & lifestyle support for faimiles in Eastbourne, Newhaven & Heathfield ~ 07723 805444/07840 281563 (Heathfield)

SEN evenings at Fort Fun, Eastbourne, 1st Wed 6-8pm & Sun 9-10am ~ 01323 642833

Sensory Music, Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, 0 - 5yrs, older siblings welcome, Wed 5pm termtime ~ 07802 832835

Sensory Room at Hailsham East Community Centre, ring for more information ~ 01323 464340

Spectrum, supporting young people with autism to access services & clubs ~ 01424 724710

Swim sessions, Seahaven & Seaford Head pools, 0 - teens, call for dates & times ~ 07802 832835

Antenatal Exercise and Relaxation

Mothering Mojo, yoga, doula, breastfeeding classes in Uckfield on Tues and Sats, call for info ~ 07977 489092

Pregnancy Yoga with Alice, Yoga Life Studio, Eastbourne, Thu eve ~ 07500 060119

Pregnancy Yoga, Thai Massage, Cranial Sacral therapy & Reiki, Lynne Matthews, Eastbourne ~ 07739390930

Puddle Ducks Aquanatal lessons near Crowborough on Thursday evenings ~ 01892 617246
http://www.puddleducks.com/local-teams/west-kent-east-sussex/aquanatal-classes

Uckfield Yoga Studio, pregnancy yoga, Sat am; parent & baby yoga, Tue am ~ 01825 763591

Antenatal Groups and Support

Crowborough Birthing Centre, NHS midwifery led unit, antenatal & birthing care ~ 01892 654080

Daisy Birthing, The Hube, Bodiam active antenatal class for a comfortable pregnancy & positive birth ~ 07773 685765

Daisy Parent Antenatal Classes; refresher course & birthing mum to be classes ~ 07519 620029

Muma Nurture, we are here to support you on fertility, pregnancy, related loss, post natal too ~ 01323 325558

NCT Bumps & Babies, Elephant and Castle, Lewes, Weds 10am-noon ~ 0844 2435 187

NCT, Lewes & Countryside, general enquries, ~ 0844 2435 187

NCTTunbridge Wells & District, general enquiries, [email protected] ~ antenatal, 0208 752 2385

Purrfect Yoga, Seaford, pregnancy yoga on Tuesdays and parent & baby yoga on Mondays ~ 07901 683577

Arts and Crafts

Little Miss Sew 'n' Sew, at the Enterprise Centre, sewing workshops and materials shop ~ 01323 729444
http://www.littlemisssewnsew.co.uk

Masterpiece, Whitesmith, paint pottery, decopatch, button art, teddy making, sew a cushion ~ 01825 872225

Messy Church, St Mary's Chruch Hall, Willingdon, 1st Sat of month, 3-5.30pm ~ 01323 501763

Messy Church, Welcome Baptist Church, Alexandra Road, Heathfield, 3.30-5.30pm, 1st Sunday of month ~ 01435 864646

Recycled textiles & felt making workshops for schools & adults ~ 01580 201015

Silver Jewellery Workshops ~ 01825 722428

The Art House Cafe, Grove Road, Eastbourne. Regular arts and crafts, pay per session. ~ 01323 728691

The Creation Station, arts & crafts classes in Eastbourne, from 14 months- 5 yrs ~ 07340 568363
http://www.thecreationstation.co.uk/kids-art-classes-and-parties/eastbourne-east-sussex-1

The Seamstress Lewes, Nina Murden, 121 sewing classes for adults & children, 8yrs+, alterations ~ 07717 855 314

Time 2 Potter, Hailsham, pottery painting, 4yrs+, w/ends, Wed & school hols, call to book ~ 01323 505000

Athletics

Lewes Athletics Club, 9yrs+ ~ 01273 487159

Mini Athletics, for 2-7yrs, Sundays, Southover Primary School, Lewes, Free taster available ~ 07876 023857

b) Toddlers Eastbourne – Tuesday

Bopping Babies, 9:30-10:15am at Eastbourne Academy of Dancing, walking upwards, GBP3 per class ~ 07585 922887

Eastbourne Library, Read aloud group, 2pm - 3.30pm FREE ~ 0345 608 0196

Eastbourne Library, Rhymetime, 10.30am - 11am FREE ~ 0345 6080196

Focus Baby & Toddler Group, Kings Church, 10am - 12noon ~ 01323 521125

Fun Time at Broadway United Church, Lindfield Rd, Hampden Park, 0-3yrs, 10 - 11.30am, term time ~ 01323 500686

Happyjacks Gym Play for 1.5-5yrs, drop in, 10.45am at St Anthonys Centre ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Holy Trinity Church Toddler Group, 10.30am, ages 0-5 ~ 01323 736627

Little Luke's, Parish Centre, Stone Cross, 9.30 - 11.30am ~ 07707 265891

Little Stones, Community Wise Centre, Ocklynge Road, 9.45am-11.45am ~ 01323 722924

Little Sunshines at Shinewater Children's Centre, drop-in, 0-5yrs, 12.30 - 1.30pm, free ~ 01323 464170

Little Trees Baby and Toddler Group, Willingdon Trees Community Centre, 10am-12noon ~ 01323 504438

Noah's Ark at St Mary's Westham, babies - 4.5yrs, 12.30 - 3pm ~ 07759 172992

Panda, All Saints Centre, Grange Rd, 10 - 11.30am, GBP1 per child ~ 01323 419400

Social Tots, suitable for active crawlers - 2.5yrs, 10-10.40am, Saffrons Sports Club ~ 07973 168585
http://www.totsplay.co.uk/eastbourne

The Creation Station, art and craft classes for 14mths -5yrs, Shinewater Sports Centre, 10-11am ~ 07340 568363
http://www.thecreationstation.co.uk/kids-art-classes-and-parties/eastbourne-east-sussex-1

Triangle Tots, Trinity Church Hall, Lower Willingdon, 9.30 - 11.30am. Term time only ~ 01323 489264

b) Toddlers Lewes – Tuesday

Lewes Library, Rhymetime, 1st Tue of month, 10.30am ~ 0345 6080196

Little Explorers, 8 sensory zones, 0-30mths & 0-3.5yrs sessions, St Andrews Hall, 10.30am-2.30pm

Tiddlers & Toddlers Music Group, Ringmer Children's Centre, 1-2pm term time ~ 01273 335100

b)Toddlers Crowborough – Tuesday

Little Stars, carers' toddler group, St Richard's Church Hall, Fermor Rd, GBP1 per carer, 10am-12noon ~ 01892 661235

Baby & Childrenswear

Little Miss Sew 'n' Sew at the Enterprise Centre, make your own clothes with our fabric shop ~ 01323 729444
http://www.littlemisssewnsew.co.uk

Little Sunflowers, children's fashion & gifts, Horam, shop online or by appointment ~ 01435 810199

My Name Label, labels for clothes, shoes, books, equipment etc ~ 0870 8507897

Baby & Toddler Equipment

Frills All Round, 33 Newtown, Uckfield TN22 5DL ~ 01825 761625

Furniture Now, low cost cots, bunk beds, new beds, toys etc, Eastbourne, Lewes, Hailsham ~ 01323 638000

Nubie, independant children's lifestyle store in Lewes, nursery furniture, toys, gifts & more! ~ 01825 724160

Sling Library meets - coffee and slings. Eastbourne, Heathfield, Bexhill, Mon am ~ 01435 205105

Baby Groups

Baby Gems, Christchurch, Ropemaker Centre, Hailsham for under 18 months, Tue 1-2.30pm ~ 01323 844428

Baby Gigglers, Gateway Christian Centre, Lottbridge Drove, BN22 9PB, Eastbourne, Wed 1 - 2.30pm ~ 01323 351786

Baby Time, Peacehaven Children's Centre, Mon 1-2.30pm term time, 0-12 months

Baby Yoga at Seaford Children's Centre, Last Wednesday of month, 10.30-11.30ambaby ~ 01323 464550

Bump & Baby coffee mornings, The Coffee Lounge, Willingdon, Mon 11am-12.30pm, alternate weeks ~ 07921 919694

Bumps2Babies at Kings Church Eastbourne, 1pm-2.30pm Tues term time ~ 01323 521125

Daisy Baby Classes, Rotherfield, Marks Cross & High Hurstwood ~ 07519 620029

Daisy Baby, Hawkhurst, baby massage & yoga fun, Tinies 6wks-4mths; Wrigglers 4mths-crawling ~ 07773 685765

Depot Cinema, Kitchen & Bar, Lewes, parent & baby screenings Tuesdays at 12noon ~ 01273 525354

Dinkybugs, Denton Island Community Centre, Newhaven, 11am - 12pm, Fridays, Babys ~ 01273 517250

Discovery Tots, from 8 weeks- active crawling, 11-11.40am, Mon, Tues & Wed, Saffrons Sports Club ~ 07973 168585
http://www.totsplay.co.uk/eastbourne

First Steps, St Mary's Room, Ticehurst Church, bumps & under 2yrs, call for dates

Fun Time at Broadway United Church, Lindfield Rd, Hampden Park, 0-3yrs, 10 - 11.30am, term time ~ 01323 500686

Happyjacks Baby Gym, Mon 11.15am and Tues 9.30am at St Anthony's Centre ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Hartbeeps, Eastbourne, Old Town and Motcombe, Monday, Tuesday & Friday mornings ~ 07786 446119
http://www.hartbeeps.com/eastbourne

Little Fishes, United Church, Croft Rd, Crowborough, 0 - 3yrs, 9.15 - 11.15am, Monday & Friday ~ 01892 665493

Little Sunshines at Shinewater Children's Centre, drop-in, Tuesdays, 0-5yrs, 12.30 - 1.30pm, free ~ 01323 464170

Muma Baby Tribe,Lewes, Wed 1pm, bumps & new babies, term time only ~ 07783959124

NCT Bumps & Babies, Elephant and Castle, Lewes Weds 10am - noon ~ 0844 2435 187

Picture House Uckfield - baby friendly mid morning movies with a free coffee! Thu am, term time only ~ 01825 764909

Ripe Nursery School Baby Toddler Group, Laughton Village Hall, 0yrs+ Thu 1.30 - 2.30pm ~ 01323 811899

Rotherfield Baby and Toddler Group, Rotherfield Village Hall, Mondays 9.30-11am ~ [email protected]

Sing & Sign, Old Town, Eastbourne, Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays, 0-30 months ~ 01323 365324
http://www.singandsign.co.uk/classes/classes-near-you/eastbourne

Sling Library meets - coffee and slings. Eastbourne, Heathfield, Bexhill, Mon am ~ 01435 205105

Stay & Play, health clinic & breastfeeding support, Shinewater Children's Centre, Thu 9.30 - 11am ~ 01323 464170

Sweatymama, the fun, effective workout with your child! Suitable for all fitness levels, Eastbourne ~ 07853 205241

The Discovery Centre, 8 sensory zones, Tues, Thurs & Fri, St Andrews Hall, Eastbourne, from 10.30am

Tots Play, baby development course, 0-6months, Mon, Tues & Wed, Saffrons Sports Club ~ 07973 168585
http://www.totsplay.co.uk/eastbourne

Under Ones, 0-12ms, play, stories, song time, Foresters Hall, Uckfield, Thurs, 1-2.30pm FREE ~ 01825 765115

Baby Massage

Baby massage Lewes, regular 5 week courses held in Lewes, call Anna for details ~ 07786 510702

Blissful Bebe, baby massage classes & baby yoga, group & private classes around Sussex and Kent ~ 07732 808623

Cai Baby Massage group & 1-1 classes. Eastbourne & surrounding areas ~ 07999 286778
http://www.caibaby.co.uk

Just Relax, baby massage classes in Eastbourne with Hannah Hanraty ~ 07887 638339

Baby Mementoes

Babyprints, baby, family & pet feet and hands casting service, Newhaven, Seaford, Lewes & Eastbourne ~ 07421 307950

Silver Fingerprints: pendants, cufflinks, charms etc ~ 01323 725702

Baby Naming Ceremonies

Celebrant of Sussex: Patricia Bentley, for baby naming, weddings, renewal ceremonies & funerals ~ 07554 342697

Felicity Harvest, Humanist UK Celebrant, for your namings & other ceremonies ~ 07708 933607

Naming & Welcoming Ceremonies, East Sussex Registration Service ~ 01323 464780 (option 1)

Badminton

Cavendish Sports Centre, Eastbourne, Badminton, 7yrs+ coaching, Mon & Thu ~ 01323 647683
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/cavendish-sports-centre

Cavendish Sports Centre, Eastbourne, No Strings Badminton, family badminton session, Sun am ~ 01323 647683
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/cavendish-sports-centre

Crowborough Leisure Centre, casual bookings + hire ~ 01892 665488

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, open sessions ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Hardwick Badminton Club, Causeway School, Eastbourne, 14yrs+, coaching & club night, Tue ~ 07749 878895

Heathfield Leisure Centre, casual sessions ~ 01435 868824

Lewes Leisure Centre, casual use ~ 01273 486000

Shinewater Sports & Community Centre, casual bookings & coaching for 7 - 16yrs on Thu eve ~ 01323 768614/01323 768089 (coaching)

Shuttles Badminton Club, Uplands, Wadhurst, teenagers & Adults , Mon eve 8:45pm ~ 01892 784695 or 01892 782136

Sovereign Centre, casual badminton sessions ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Sport Brighton, Denton Rd, Eastbourne, casual bookings ~ 01273 643706

Uckfield Leisure Centre, casual bookings ~ 01825 761160

Bereaved Parents

You Raise Me Up, Financial & emotional support for families who've lost a young adult aged 16-25 ~ 01323 482772 24hrs

Bikes

Bewl Water Cycle Hire, cycleway open all year round ~ 03000 415200

Cycle Training, Bikeability, cycling proficiency training for 6-16yrs ~ 01273 482490

Eastbourne Rovers Pedal Power, 6 - 16yrs, coached cycling skills, Mar-Jul, Sept-Oct, Fri evenings ~ 07546 839416

Evolution Cycles, sales & repairs, Meads Street Eastbourne, BN20 7QY ~ 01323 737320

Hellingly Cycle Speedway Club, in need of new riders 7 yrs+, Apr - Oct ~ 01323 506751

Bouncy Castles and Inflatables

Ace Inflatables, bouncy castles, slides etc ~ 01825 732742

Caroles Castles, free local delivery to Eastbourne, Hailsham, Pevensey areas ~ 01323 760985/07722 625602

Cookes Castles, bouncy castles, pirate ships & slides, 20 mile radius of Uckfield ~ 07929 109186

KBS Inflatable Kingdom, inflatables, soft play, Wealden ~ 01892 661799

Sally Ann's Bouncy Castles, Uckfield & Crowborough areas ~ 01825 790658

Bowling and Skittles

Freedom Bowl at Hailsham Leisure Centre, 3yrs+ ~ 01323 846755

Ten Pin, Eastbourne, 10 pin bowling & laser quest ~ 0871 222 3675

Boxing

Hayastan Boxing Club, Eastbourne, at the DGH Sports & Social Club, 12yrs+ ~ 07411 353 889

Phoenix Boxing Eastbourne, Langney Rd, junior squad U18s & U10s ~ 07754 748384

Breastfeeding

Bonding Beautiful, help & support with breastfeeding, 24/7 ~ 01323 501979

Crowborough Birthing Unit, The Grove, Thurs 10-11am support for babies up to 12 weeks

Crowborough Child Health Clinic, Children's centre, Green Lane, 3rd and 5th Tuesday 1.30-3.15pm

Crowborough Child Health Clinic, Grove House, 2nd and 4th Tuesday 1.30-3.15pm

Eastbourne Maternity Unit, Eastbourne Hospital, Mon & Fri 10-11am, support for babies up to 12 weeks

Hailsham East Community Centre, Vega Close, Thurs 10-11.30am, Little Flowers Baby group (term time)

Heathfield Child Health Clinic, Community Centre, Sheepsetting Lane, Tuesdays 9.30-11am

High Weald Children's centre, Steelands Rise, Wadhurst, 1st Monday, 9.30-11.30am

Lewes Children's Centre, Spences Lane, Breastfeeding drop-in, Wednesdays, 11am-12.30pm

NCT Breastfeeding Helpline ~ 0300 330 0700

Peacehaven Children's centre, Meridian Way, Mondays 1-2.30pm at the Baby group (term time)

Polegate Child Health Clinic, St John's Church hall, 4th Wednesday 9.30-11am

Seaford Child Health Clinic, Health Centre, Dane Road, 1st, 3rd Friday, 9.30-10:45am

c) Toddlers Crowborough – Wednesday

Crowborough Library, Rhyme time/ Story time, 11am - 11.30am ~ 0345 6080196

c) Toddlers Eastbourne – Wednesday

Broadway Babes at Broadway United Church, Lindfield Rd, Hampden Park, 10 - 11.30am, term time ~ 01323 500686

Chalk Hill Toddler Group, St Mary's Chuch, Church Street, Willingdon, GBP2.50 per family, 9.45-11.45am ~ 01323 504659

Giggles, Gateway Christian Centre, Lottbridge Drove, BN22 9PB, 10 - 11.30am ~ 01323 351786

Happyjacks Gym Play for 1.5-5yrs, drop in, 10.45am at Shinewater Sports Centre ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Jack & Jill, St Mary's Church, Eastbourne, 10am - noon, waiting list, term time only ~ 01323 645225

Little Lambs, St Mary's Church Hall, Decoy Drive, Hampden Park, 9.30 - 11.30am ~ 01323 351248

RhymeTime for babies & toddlers, Willingdon Library, 10.30am, term time all welcome ~ 01323 489473

Salvation Army Toddler Group, Citadel, Langney Rd, GBP1.50 per child, under 1's free, 10 - 11.30am ~ 01323 640382

Social Tots, suitable for active crawlers - 2.5yrs, 10-10.40am, Saffrons Sports Club ~ 07973 168585
http://www.totsplay.co.uk/eastbourne

Sonbeams, St Mary's, Church St, Willingdon, worship, songs, friendship, 1.30 - 3pm (year round) ~ 01323 501763

Sovereign Centre's family swimming, 12.30 - 2.30pm, GBP2 ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Vicky Bees, Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Rd, 50p, 10am-11.45am ~ 01323 737974

c) Toddlers Lewes – Wednesday

Barcombe Parent, Baby & Toddler Group at Barcombe Village Hall, GBP2.50 per family, 9.30am - noon ~ 07980 817854

Ladybirds playgroup, 0-5 yrs, Plumpton Green Village Hall, Lewes, 9.30-11.30am, term time ~ 01273 891086

Ringmer Children's Centre, 10 - 11.30am, term time, GBP1

Tiddlers & Toddlers Messy Play, Ringmer Children's Centre, 10-11.30am term time only ~ 01273 335100

Toy Library, All Saints Centre, 9.30-11.30am, stay and play or just pop in and borrow, GBP2 per family ~ 01273 486391

Carers Support

Care for the Carers, East Sussex ~ 01323 738390

Crossroads Care, East Sussex, Brighton & Hove, supporting carers ~ 01273 234021

Celebration Cakes

Be Creative, 13 Sutton Park Rd, Seaford, cakes & cake decorating workshops, 8yrs+ ~ 01323 490912

Emily's Mixing Bowl, Wedding & Celebration cakes & catering, Hailsham ~ 07980 893846

The Coffee Cup Cake Company, Eastbourne, amazing birthday cakes made to order ~ 07759 814117

Chess

English Chess Federation ~ 01424 775222

Child and Family Health

Beat, Eating Disorders Association helpline ~ 0808 801 0711

Blue Chair Counselling, Person-Centred approach. Couples, adults, children, family sessions, Ebourne ~ 07738 879691

Child Health Clinic at Hampden Park Children's Centre, 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 12.30-2.15pm ~ 01323 464144

Child Health Clinic, St Johns Church Hall, Polegate, 4th Wednesday, 9.30-11am

Children with Cancer Fund, supporting families across E. Sussex, Brighton & Hove ~ 01323 488561

Cranial Osteopath, Mala Davangers Hiremath, Town Centre Eastbourne ~ 07790 976089

East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre, Eastbourne, drop in on Tue/Wed + outreach service, adults only ~ 01323 722505

Eastbourne Child Health Clinic, Elim Church,Hartfield Rd,health visitor support, Tues, 9:30-11:15am ~ 01323 464340

Hailsham Child health clinic, Health visitor support, Hailsham Health Centre, Mondays, 1:30-3pm ~ 01323 464340

NHS telephone advice ~ 111

Quit 51 Free 1-2-1 Stop Smoking Support from the NHS ~ 0800 622 6968

Seaford?Child Health Clinic, 9:30-10:45am, Fri,1st & 3rd week only ~ 01323?493139

Well Baby Child Health Clinic, High Weald Children's Centre, Ticehurst, 1st Mon 9.30 - 11.15am ~ 01424 725040

Well Baby Clinic, Uckfield Hospital, Thursdays, 9.30-11.30am ~ 01323 464000

Child and Family Welfare

Al-Anon Family Groups, for friends & families of alcoholics, Lewes, Telscombe & Eastbourne groups ~ 0800 0086 811

Childline ~ 0800 1111

Children's integrated therapy service covering speech & language, occupational & physiotherapy ~ 0300 1232650

Eastbourne Counselling Hub, qualified, independent counsellors based in central Eastbourne ~ 07746 897576

Eastbourne Survivors,support group for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse ~ 01323 416 316

Eastbourne Wellbeing, practical strategies to help children overcome emotional/mental health issues ~ 07709 206382
http://www.eastbournewellbeing.co.uk

Family Support Work, free confidential service in areas of Wealden to families dependent on need ~ 01273 832963

Fegan's Counselling for children & families, Eastbourne ~ 01892 538288

Furniture Now! Low cost furniture charity, Eastbourne, Lewes & Hailsham ~ 01323 638000

Going Hungry? Visit your local Citizens Advice Bureau & ask about a foodbank voucher ~ 01825 745489

Holding Space, family support group drop-in sessions, Eastbourne, Thurs 10am-1pm or 3-5pm, free ~ [email protected]

Home Works, free housing support service for anyone in difficulties with housing ~ 01273 898700

Let's Play - play therapy for emotional and behavioural difficulties. ~ 07486 564523

NSPCC, Child Protection Helpline, get advice or share their concerns about a child ~ 0808 800 5000

NYAS, for young people with disabilities or in need ~ 0808 808 1001

Relate, Family Counselling service for divorce, separation, arguments ~ 0300 100 1234

WAVES, Seaford, social & practical support for families ~ 01323 873797

Working Families Helpline - employment/legal advice ~ 0300 012 0312

Childcare Advice

Early Years Improvement Officer, Wealden ~ 07920 592943

Information for Families, advice about services for children & young people ~ 0345 60 80 192

Ofsted Helpline for complaints about child care ~ 0300 123 4666

Childminders and Babysitting

Advice on becoming a childminder from East Sussex County Council ~ 01323 463026

Esther's Little Learners, experienced registered childminder based in Ringmer ~ [email protected]

Laura's Explorers Childminding based in Hailsham, openings currently available ~ 07734 185219

Sitters for experienced, reliable evening & daytime babysitters ~ 03330 032888

Children with Disabilities

Amaze supports families with children & young people with SEN & disabilities. ~ 01273772289

Children's Disability Services, Sorrel Drive, East Sussex County Council ~ 01323 466030

Contact, advice for families with a disabled child ~ 0808 8083555

East Sussex Wheelchair Services, assessment, fitting, supply and repair all ages ~ 0333 003 5619

SEN Tree, Autism Support and mentoring for pre-school and early years children ~ 07738826407

Waving not Drowning, for job seeking parents of children with disabilities ~ 0300 012 0312

Children’s Centres

Chailey at Chailey School, Mill Lane, South Chailey BN8 4PU ~ 01273 336940 (reception open 9am-1pm)

Crowborough Children's Centre, Beacon Academy Sixth Form, Green Lane TN6 2XB ~ 01323 464380

Devonshire Children's Centre, 43 Seaside, Eastbourne BN22 7NB, main office ~ 01323 464180

Hailsham at the Hailsham East Community Centre, Vega Close BN27 2JZ ~ 01323 464340

Hampden Park at the Health Centre, 12 Brodrick Close, Eastbourne BN22 9NQ ~ 01323 464144

Heathfield at Cross in Hand School & Heathfield Community Centre, Sheepsetting Lane TN21 0XT ~ 01323 464580

High Weald at Ticehurst & Flimwell Primary School, Steelands Rise TN5 7DH ~ 01424 725040

Lewes at Malling Community Centre, Spences Lane BN7 2HQ ~ 01273 336870

Newhaven, Denton Island Community Centre BN9 9BA ~ 01273 517250

Old Town Eastbourne at Ocklynge Junior School, Victoria Drive, BN20 8XN ~ 01323 464570

Ringmer, Greater Paddock, off Harrisons Lane BN8 5LH ~ 01273 336950

Seaford at Cradle Hill School, Lexden Road BN25 3BA ~ 01323 464550

Shinewater at Milfoil Drive, Eastbourne BN23 8ED ~ 01323 464170

Uckfield Children's Centre, 1 Manor Close TN22 1DL ~ 01323 464300

Circus and Stunts

Junior Circus, Acting Moon Bigtop School of Circus Arts, 7yrs+, Tuesdays & Thursdays, term time ~ 01323 325957
http://www.actingmoonevents.com/

Little Circus, Acting Moon Bigtop School of Circus Arts, 4yrs+, Wednesdays, term time ~ 01323 325957
http://www.actingmoonevents.com/

Sweet Circus, Circus Monkeys Aerial. Fri 5pm, Yoga-Life Studio, Aerial hoop, silks & trapeze ~ 07718 996853

Sweet Circus, Circus Monkeys Juniors. Weds 5pm, St.Elizabeth's Church. Ground Skills & Aerial ~ 07718 996853

Sweet Circus, Circus Monkeys Seniors. Weds 4pm, St.Elizabeth's Church. Ground Skills & Aerial ~ 07718 996853

Trapeze, Rope & Silks, Children 7yrs+ - Mon/Thu/Fri pm, Adults - Fri eve, All Saints Centre, Lewes ~ 07960 794408/07982 241990 (adult)

Youth Circus, Acting Moon Bigtop School of Circus Arts, 12yrs+, Tuesdays & Thursdays, term time ~ 01323 325957
http://www.actingmoonevents.com/

Citizens Advice Bureaux

Crowborough Citizens Advice, Croham Rd TN6 2RH, Mon - Thu 10.30am - 2.30pm ~ 01892 655303

Eastbourne Citizens Advice, 8 St Leonards Road, call for appointment ~ 01323 413480

Hailsham Citizens Advice, Western Road, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.30am - 3pm ~ 01323 842336

Heathfield Citizens Advice Bureau, open Fridays 9.30-11.30am or daily via Skype ~ 03444 111 444

Newhaven Citizens Advice, major benefit or major financial issues only (by appointment) ~ 03444 111444

Peacehaven Citizens Advice, Thu - Meridien Centre; Tue - Library ~ 03444 111444 (national helpline)

Seaford Citizens Advice, Church Street, open Mondays & Wednesdays 9.30am - 3pm ~ 03444 111444

Shinewater Shaftesbury Advice Centre, Eastbourne, open Mon - Thu am ~ 01323 760654

Ticehurst Citizens Advice, last Wed am of month, The Annexe, High Street ~ 01424 215055

Uckfield Citizens Advice, The Hub, Civic Approach, closed Tue ~ 01825 764940

Climbing and Mountaineering

Nuts4Climbing at Harrison's Rocks, Groombridge, 8yrs+, Sun am club & holiday courses ~ 01892 860670

Community Policing

Neighbourhood Policing, Sussex, all non emergency calls ~ 101

Cricket

Barcombe Cricket Club, training 7 - 14yrs+; teams U10 & U14, qualified coaches ~ 07790 513467 or 07980 556104

Crowborough Cricket Club, Blackness Rd, 8yrs+ coaching; U13 team, older juniors, seasonal ~ 07921 218836

Eastbourne Cricket Club, soft ball for 5 - 10 yrs, teams U10 - U18 ~ 01323 724328

Etchingham & Fontridge Cricket Club, junior memberships ~ 01580 819240

Flimwell Cricket Club ~ 07773 361542

Glynde & Beddingham Cricket Club, junior teams & coaching, 7yrs+, ~ 07771 658091

Hailsham Cricket Club, junior teams & coaching: 4 - 19yrs Wed eve + adult teams ~ 07980 146841

Hellingly Cricket Club, juniors from U8's - U16's, ladies & men's teams ~ 07872 346843

Herstmonceux Cricket Club, 6yrs+ coaching, junior + adults ~ 01323 841060

Lewes Priory Cricket Club, all ages from 6yrs+, training & matches ~ 07790 323001

Newhaven Cricket Club, 6 - 16yrs teams & coaching ~ 07761 786794

Newick Cricket Club Juniors, 8yrs+ coaching, Fri eve, U11 & U13 teams ~ 07831 840000

Ringmer Cricket Club, junior coaching & teams, 8yrs+ ~ 01273 812522

Seaford Cricket Club, 6yrs+ & teams from U8 - U19, men & women ~ 07791 998083

St Michael's CC, Lewes, Wed: 12-14yrs; Fri 8 -11yrs, coaching + older juniors play for adult teams ~ 07984 840353

Waldron Cricket Club, Under 16s, looking for new members ~ 01435 862031

d) Toddlers Crowborough – Thursday

Explore & Play, Crowborough Children's Centre, free drop in 10-11.30am term time only ~ 01323 464300

First Steps Parent & Toddler Group, Forest Fold Baptist Chapel, GBP1 per family, 1.15-3pm ~ 01892 655661

d) Toddlers Eastbourne – Thursday

Bopping Babies, 9:30-10:15am at Eastbourne Academy of Dancing, walking upwards, GBP3 per class ~ 07585 922887

First Discoverers, 8 sensory zones, 0-30mths & 0-3.5yrs sessions, St Andrews Hall, 10.30am-2.30pm

Fun, friendship and refreshments, Christ Church, Seaside, 10.30am-12pm, FREE ~ 07845 070141

Giggles, Gateway Christian Centre, Lottbridge Drove, BN22 9PB, 10 - 11.30am ~ 01323 351786

Hampden Park Library, Rhymetime, 10.30am ~ 0345 6080196

Happyjacks Softplay Drop in & Play Group, St Anthony's Centre, Seaside, 10am - 12noon ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Lilliput Arts & Crafts playgroup, Devonshire Children's Centre, 1 - 2.30pm, 0-5yrs, GBP1.50 donation ~ 01323 464180

Little Bears,Messy Play/Soft play/Train event, Community Wise, 10am-11.30am, booking reqd, term time ~ 07763 588781

Little Souls, Church Hall, Wellesley Rd, Eastbourne, 10 - 11.30am, GBP1 per family, term time only ~ 01323 731366

Sing & Sign, Stage 1 for 6-14 months & Stage 2 for 14-30 months at St Marys Church in Old Town ~ 01323 365324
http://www.singandsign.co.uk/classes/classes-near-you/eastbourne

St John's Parent & Toddler Group, Jubilee Hall, Meads, 10 - 11.30am ~ 01323 738671

Stories & Singing with the Library Service, Shinewater Children's Centre, 1.30-2.30pm ~ 01323 768614

Tea & Tots, St John's Church, Polegate, 9.30 - 11.30am, term time ~ 01323 483259

Totz, St Elizabeth's Church, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne, 10am-12noon ~ 01323 649728

d) Toddlers Lewes – Thursday

Lewes Library, Storytime, 2pm ~ 0345 6080196

Music Group, De Montfort Community Flat, Lewes, Thu 10am please book ~ 01273 336870

Ringmer Tiddlers & Toddlers, Village Hall, 9.30 - 11.30am

The Lunch Bunch, The Trinity Centre, Lewes, Thu 12 - 1.45pm ~ 01273 470616

Dance and Drama

ACT, Eastbourne town centre, professional theatre training & kid's drama school, 6-18yrs ~ 01273 818266

Aerodance, fun dance for children 4 - 15yrs, Uplands Sports Centre, Wadhurst ~ 01892 782136

Art of Dance, Lewes & Hove, 2yrs - adult, ballet, tap & street dance ~ 07976 068989

BalletBesque, childrens ballet for beginners to advance, classes in Crowborough ~ 07789 915230

Bond School of Dance, Seaford, ballet, tap & modern, contemporary, 3yrs+ ~ 01323 492795

Cherry Dance, 7-9 Wish Road, Eastbourne, streetdance, jazz, modern, ballet, 4 - 18yrs ~ 07793 383956

Deborah Lamb Theatre Arts (Debs Dancers), Uckfield, ballet, tap, jazz & musical theatre ~ 01825 762880

Diamond Dance, Horam, freestyle, 5yrs - adult ~ 01323 840937

Diana Freedman's School of Dance & Performing Arts, Pevensey Bay, 2.5yrs - adult ~ 01424 212986

Do4Kidz Dance Works, primary school clubs ~ 01892 521778

East Sussex Dance Studios, Five Ashes Village Hall, 2yrs+ ~ 07803 254966

Eastbourne Academy of Dancing, dance specialist, drama, adult Ballet ~ 01323 417260

Eastbourne Stage School - The Theatre Workshop, classes in dancing, singing & acting, 6-16yrs, Fri ~ 01323 401898

Goldmans Stage School, dance, drama & singing tuition, 7yrs+, Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne ~ 01323 643961

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, 3yrs+, modern Fri 4-6pm & ballet Thurs 4-6pm ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Heathfield Youth Drama, 5 - 16yrs, Friday eves ~ 01825 830464

Helena's Flamenco Dance, 6+yrs - adult, beginners, Lewes - Sat, Eastbourne - Tue ~ 07963 959262

Kaleidoscope Theatre Company, Lewes & Barcombe, 5-19yrs, performing arts ~ 07963 478 393

Legat School of Dance at Bede's, Upper Dicker ~ 01323 843252
http://www.bedes.org

Lewes Theatre Youth Group, at Lewes Little Theatre ~ 01273 474826

Natalie Roberts School of Performing Arts, Cavendish School, Eastbourne, 5 - 16yrs ~ 07796 268373

Old Town Dance, Eastbourne, 2.5yrs+ ~ 07809 296375

PNYT Peacehave and Newhaven Youth Theatre. Wednesday's Elim church, Newhaven age 5-18 ~ 07729 583264

RAPA Dance, Eastbourne, contemporary, jazz, ISTD, ballet, modern, tap, parquor, hip-hop for 2yrs+ ~ 07712 194456

Rennie Dance Academy, ballet, tap, modern, streetdance, musical theatre, 3yrs+, Newick, Uckfield ~ 01825 761596
http://www.renniedanceacademy.co.uk

Robinson Academy of Drama, Eastbourne, LAMDA classes & exams, home school daytime groups ~ 07507 533708

Seaford School of Dancing, ballet, tap, modern, hip hop, musical theatre, 2.5yrs+ ~ 07778 432561

Seaford Youth Drama Group, 5 - 18yrs, Mon after school 5-8pm term time only ~ 01323 892023

Seahaven Dance in Seaford & Lewes, 2.5yrs - adult, Cecchetti ballet, tap, modern, jazz ~ 07738 831616

Shining Stars Dance Academy, Shinewater, 18mths-adult, ballet, modern, tap, jazz, musical theatre ~ 07980 986672

SLH Dance Academy, Lewes, ISTD Ballet, Tap, Modern ~ 07539 215547

So Dance Academy, Crowborough, 3yrs+, ballet, tap, modern, jazz, hip hop ~ 07944 588696

Stage Stars, Eastbourne, dance, singing and drama classes for 2-13 yrs ~ 07926 106393

Stagecoach Eastbourne, Acting, Singing and Dance classes 4-18yrs ~ 01323 306944

Stagecoach Lewes, Kings Academy, Ringmer, 4 - 18yrs ~ 01273 504380 or 07933 726924

Streetfunk, streetdance classes for ages 4-18 in Lewes ~ 01273 978105

Summerheath School of Dance, ballet, tap, modern and acro in Hailsham for 2.5 yrs+ ~ 01323 840092

The Dance Academy, Lewes, ballet, tap, modern, ballroom, street & freestyle ~ 07852 390748

Turning Pointe School of Dance, Lewes, Plumpton, Barcombe & Haywards Heath ~ 07936 588802
http://www.turningpointedanceschool.co.uk/

Universal Dance, Uckfield, Lewes areas: street dance, cheerleading, ballet, contemporary, drama ~ 07885 528356 (Uckfield) or 07968 295862 (Lewes)

Up the Tempo Dance School, Newhaven & Seaford, 2.5yrs - adults, disco & street ~ 07852 323990

Weekend drama school for children aged 4-20years, 'Nurturing tomorrows talent', Eastbourne ~ 07568 075488

Welcome Boogie Beats, Welcome Baptist Church, Heathfield, Tuesdays from 11am, under 5s ~ 01435 864646

Welcome Youth Theatre, Welcome Baptist Church, Heathfield, Mondays, 4pm (4-8yrs), 5pm (8 yrs +) ~ 01435 864646

Willingdon School of Dancing, Eastbourne, Polegate, all styles, free tasters, 2.5 years+ ~ 07735 386465

Zoe Pennington Dance Academy, Polgate, 18mths - adults ~ 01323 845715

Zylo Performance, drama clubs & music lessons for primary schools ~ 07796 305205

Daycare Nurseries

Attwood Farm Nursery School, Bodle Street Green, Nr Hailsham, birth - 5yrs ~ 01323 831781

Bede's Nursery & Pre-Prep, Eastbourne, 3mths - 7yrs ~ 01323 356987
http://www.bedes.org

Bluebell Barn Nursery, Stone Cross, Eastbourne, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01323 487081

Bluebell Hill, Seaville Drive, Eastbourne, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01323 724017

Bluebell Wood, Goward Hall, Cade St, Heathfield, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01435 868949

Bright Beginnings, Enys Road, Eastbourne, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01323 648484

Bunny Run Childcare Centre, Hellingly, newborn - 5yrs ~ 01323 848490
http://www.bunnyrunchildcare.co.uk

Busy Bees Nursery, St James Street, Lewes, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01273 480736

Busy Bees, Larkspur Drive, Eastbourne BN23 8BS, 8wks - 5yrs ~ 01323 743838

Camelot Kids, Lewes Rd, Eastbourne, 0-5yrs, baby room availability, register now for September ~ 01323 725207
http://www.camelotkids.co.uk

Copperfield's Day Nursery, Saffrons Road, Eastbourne, 4mths - 5yrs ~ 01323 644661

Cumnor House Sussex, Private Nursery, flexible hours, funded places, 2yrs+ ~ 01825 792006

Denton Island Nursery, Newhaven, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01273 517250

High Cliff Academy Nursery, Southdown Rd, Newhaven, from 3yrs, funding accepted 9am-3pm ~ 01273 041471

Hopscotch Children's Nursery, Seaford & Peacehaven, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01323 492123 (Seaford)/01273 584250 (Peacehaven)

JHM Holy Cross Nursery, Uckfield, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01825 769050

Ladybirds Pre-school, Ticehurst, large outdoor area, sensory room, 0-5yrs, Mon-Fri year round ~ 01580 201617

Leaps & Bounds Day Nursery, Eastbourne Town Centre, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01323 410585

Little Acorns Day Nursery, Elim Family Centre, Hartfield Rd, Eastbourne, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01323 731843

Little Poppets at Seaford Primary School, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01323 896069

Little Rockets Childcare, Langney Shopping Centre, Eastbourne, open Mon - Fri, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01323 301220

Little Tinkers Nursery School, Five Ashes, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01825 830772

Manor Twiglets Nursery, Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, 2 - 5yrs (waiting list in operation) ~ 01825 765487

Meadows Mere Nursery School, Kingsmere, Eastbourne, 1 - 5yrs ~ 01323 461114

MINI MOHO Nursery, Eastbourne, boys & girls, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01323 644144

Oakwood Academy Nursery, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, 6mths - 5yrs ~ 01323 501251 ext 5

Old School House Montessori Nursery, De Monfort Rd, Lewes, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01273 480492

Owlets Nursery School, Priory Learning Centre, Eastbourne, 2-5yrs, funding available ~ 07745 347352

Parsonage Farm Day Nursery, Ticehurst, 3 mths-5yrs, open all year round ~ 01580 201263

Pebbles Day Care, Fort Road, Newhaven, 3mths - 5yrs ~ 01273 516099

Pooh's Nursery School, St Philip's Church Hall, Eastbourne, 1 - 5yrs ~ 01323 430045

Ripe Nursery School, Hayton Baker Hall, 9 months - 4yrs ~ 01323 811899

Saffrons Park Nursery, Compton Place Rd, Eastbourne, Birth - school age ~ 01323 722534

St Andrew's Prep Nursery, Meads, Eastbourne, 9mths-4yrs, 8am-6pm ~ 01323 733203

Step by Step Nursery, St Elisabeth's Church, Old Town, Eastbourne or Hailsham Road, Polegate ~ 07791 856109 or 07484 741241

Stepping Stones Lewes Community Nursery, Morris Road, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01273 477777

Sticky Fingers Early Years, Wadhurst, 1 - 4 yrs ~ 01892 786585

Sure Start Nursery, Hailsham, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01323 464359

The Blue Door Nursery, Seaford, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01323 491821

The Meadows Nursery School, Hailsham, 2-5yrs ~ 01323 440144

The Meadows Nursery School, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, 1 - 5yrs ~ 01323 500061

The Meadows Nursery School, Langney, Eastbourne, 1 - 5yrs ~ 01323 741811

The Mohair Centre Nursery, Laughton, 1- 4yrs, Forest School ~ 01825 872457

Tiddlers Nursery, Green Lane, Crowborough TN6 2DY, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01892 611887

Toddlers Inn Nursery School at St Peter's Primary School, North Chailey, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01825 721800 or 07772 104554
http://www.toddlersinnnursery.co.uk

Tom Thumb Nursery, The Avenue, Eastbourne, 6mths -5yrs ~ 01323 647630

Tots & Time Out, Eshton Road, Eastbourne, 0mths - 11yrs, baby room, toddler room ~ 01323 726132

Warren Day Nursery & Pre-School, Crowborough, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01892 653167

Wren House Nursery School, 4/6 Salehurst Road, Eastbourne BN21 1QS, 1 - 5yrs ~ 01323 731530

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Hampden Park Community Centre, Tue 6 - 8pm ~ 01323 733615

Shakespeare Hall, Newhaven ~ 01273 510784

e) Toddlers Eastbourne – Friday

Bizzy Bees toddler group for 0-5 at Devonshire Children's Centre, 10am-11.30am ~ 01323 464180

Elim Family Church Parent & Toddler Group, Hartfield Rd, 10am-noon ~ 01323 731843

First Discoverers, 8 sensory zones, 0-30mths & 0-3.5yrs sessions, St Andrews Hall, 10am-2.30pm

Focus Baby & Toddler Group, Kings Church, 10am - 12noon ~ 01323 521125

Happyjacks Softplay Drop in & Play Group, St Anthony's Centre, Seaside, 10am-12 noon ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Little Wrens, Emmanuel Church, Greenfield Road, Old Town, GBP1.80 per family, 10am-12pm ~ 07762 621266

Mini Wilfs, St Wilfred's Church Hall, Broad Road, Willingdon, 9.30 - 11.30am, GBP1.50 ~ 01323 487885

Sing & Sign, Stage 1 for 6-14 months & Stage 2 for 14-30 months at St Marys Church in Old Town ~ 01323 365324
http://www.singandsign.co.uk/classes/classes-near-you/eastbourne

Vicky Bees, Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Rd, 5Op, 10am-11.45am ~ 01323 737974

e) Toddlers Lewes – Friday

Busy Babies, for 0-12months and expecting parents, Ringmer Childrens Centre, 1-2.30pm ~ 01273 335100

Christ Church Tots, Prince Edward Rd, GBP1per family, 9.30-11.30am ~ 01273 813048

Little Bubbles at Ringmer Children's Centre, 10am - 11.30am for 0-5yrs, free ~ 01273 336950

PlayGroup, All Saints, Lewes, 10 - 11.30am, GBP3 per family ~ [email protected]

St Peter's Church Chailey, toddler group, free, new members welcome, 9.30 - 11am ~ 01825 722286

Woodland Playgroup, Lewes, 2yrs+, nature, craft, campfire, story telling etc, 10 - 11.30am ~ 07784 684541

e)Toddlers Crowborough – Friday

Little Fishes, United Church, Croft Rd, Crowborough, 0 - 3yrs, 9.15 - 11.15 ~ 01892 665493

Noah's Ark, All Saints, Chapel Green, Crowborough, 9.30-11am (call before coming for 1st time) ~ 01892 652081

Education Information

Aquila Magazine, for the able child, 8 - 12yrs ~ 01323 431313

Eastbourne Home Educators Club, regular meet-ups & Big Weekly Meet, Fri am ~ 07738 072514

f) Toddlers Eastbourne – Saturday

Messy Church, St Mary's Chruch Hall, Willingdon, 1st Sat of month, 3-5.30pm (excl Aug & Jan) ~ 01323 501763

Who let the Dads out? All Souls Church Hall, Eastbourne, 6 & under, 10-11.30am, selected dates ~ 01323 731366

Face Painting

The Faceplace, face painting, glitter tattoos, gel nails, parties & events ~ 07778 642687

Tickles Face Painting, children's parties/events, Eastbourne, sign language trained ~ 07545 461839

Fancy Dress

All Dressed Up, Horam, fancy dress hire & sales for children & adults ~ 01435 408050

The Fairy Princess, online party & fancy dress shop for girls ~ 0845 4154169

Fencing

Lewes Fencing Club, Lewes Leisure Centre, Sundays 10am-12pm, 8yrs+ all abilities ~ 01273?486000

First Aid Training

St John Ambulance, South East Region ~ 0844 770 4800

The Birth House, Postnatal and First Aid courses run by two qualified midwives ~ 07921 919694

Fish and Fishing

Bewl Water Fly Fishing, day tickets & junior courses, bank fishing, fly fishing, boat fishing ~ 01892 890000

Brick Farm Lake, Herstmonceux, trout fishery, 4 well stocked lakes, onsite lodge ~ 01323 832615

Horam Manor Fisheries, fish by the day ~ 01323 840889

Hydneye Lake, Shinewater Park, permits Pike Angling Club ~ 07876 185249

Sharnfold Farm, Stone Cross, Pevensey, well stocked lake open 364 days a year ~ 01323 768490
http://www.sharnfoldfarm.co.uk

Southdown Angling Association, Eastbourne & Hailsham area, junior memberships ~ 01435 812854

Fitness and Exercise

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, junior gym, 14 - 16yrs, Wednesdays, 4-6pm ~ 01323 509859

Mini Chicks, chickboxing, The Chick Box, Langney Road, Eastbourne, 7 - 15yrs plus adult sessions ~ 07837 654287

Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne, junior workout sessions 12-15yrs Mon/Tue/Wed/Sun ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Food for Families

Birdineye Farm Shop, Framfield Rd, Uckfield, butcher, fruit & veg, bread & cakes ~ 07815 459075

Heathfield Farmers Market, 3rd Sat of the month 9am - 12.30pm, Co-Op car park, Heathfield ~ 01892 610314

Lewes Food Market, Fri, 9.30am - 1.30pm, The Market Tower ~ 07824 711727

Newhaven Country Market, Hillcrest Centre, Thu am, 9.45am - 1pm & in the Town Centre on 3rd Sat ~ 01273 516722

Newick Country Market, Fri 10 - 11am except Christmas & Easter ~ 01825 768544

Oast Farm Buxted, Pick your own, Farm Shop, Cafe, TN22 4AU ~ 01825 733592

Old Spot Farm Shop, Piltdown, farmhouse for meat & produce, closed Mon ~ 01825 722894

Pevensey Bay Country Market, St Wilfred's Hall, Fri 10 - 11.30am, Mar-Dec ~ 01323 768994

Redlands Farm Shop, Horam, locally produced meat ~ 01435 812248

Ringmer Country Market, Village Hall, weekly, Tue 10am ~ 01273 812394

Sharnfold Farm & Farm Shop, Stone Cross, farm trail, animals, play area, PYO, coffee shop, ~ 01323 768490
http://www.sharnfoldfarm.co.uk

The Gingerbread Kitchen, Gildredge Park, Eastbourne, cafe next to the playground

Village Market, last Sat each month, Community Wise, Old Town, Eastbourne, 10am - 12.30pm ~ 01323 722924

Wadhurst Farmers Market, Commemoration Hall, 9.30am - 12.30pm, selected dates through the year ~ 01892 783430

Football

AFC Uckfield Colts, Skills Club 2-9yrs; U11, U9, U8, U6 teams ~ 01825 890511

C.A.C.L Saturday Football Coaching, 9.15am-10.15am, 4-12yrs, Eastbourne ~ 01323 730467

Denton & South Heighton JFC, U7 - U16 ~ 07540 838326

Eastbourne Borough FC, 8 - 14yrs, Boys & Girls ~ 01323 766265

Eastbourne Borough Football Club Boys and Girls from 5-18 years ~ 07885 298134

Eastbourne Town Youth FC, Eastbourne, U6 - U18 teams, boys & girls ~ 07795 294443

First Touch Football Academy, weekly sessions and holiday camps ~ 07799 771272

Hailsham United Junior FC, U6 - U16 (mixed) ~ 01323 844005

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, football fun, 6 - 9yrs & 9 - 12yrs, Mon & Fri ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Horam and Heathfield Junior Football Club, U6 - U18 mixed to U15; girls U14/U16 ~ 01435 865163

Jarvis Brook JFC, teams & training 4 -18 yrs, recruiting new players for all ages, boys & girls ~ 07875 878835

Kingston Junior Football Club, 7 - 12yrs coaching, teams: U15s and mens ~ 01273 473107

Learn, Play, Achieve, Eastbourne Sports Park & Seaford, 4 - 15yrs, after school & holidays ~ 01273 463355

Maresfield Dynamos Junior Football Club, coaching from U7; teams U11, U15, U16

Pevensey & Westham JFC, U6 - U18 boys, mixed to U13 ~ 07749 047283

Polegate Grasshoppers, U6 - U15 boys; U6 - U13 girls ~ 07736 687472

Premier Mini Soccer, Seaford, sat am 9-11.30am, 3yrs+, all abilities ~ 07862 261094

Premier United, Seaford, U7- U17, boys & girls academy ~ 07862 261094

Ringmer Rovers, U7 - U16, boys & girls ~ 07747 616051

Seaford Town Youth Football, U8 - U11, U13, U16 teams

Sovereign Saints, Eastbourne, 4yrs - U17 teams & trainees, boys & girls ~ 07778 557538

Sussex County Football Associtation, can help you find your nearest club ~ 01903 753547

Uckfield Grasshoppers Junior FC from 5yrs - U16

Forest Schools

Cherry Wood Adventures, forest outdoor activities, afterschool, holidays & parties ~ 07887 556336

Circle of Life Rediscovey Forest School sessions for home educated groups, pre-schools & schools ~ 07966 514469

Cuckoo Shack, Cuckoo Trail, Polegate, forest school outdoor education, regular events ~ 07736 698262
http://www.priorycourtfarm.co.uk/Priory_Court_Farm/About.html

Each Peach Forest School, Railway Rd, Newhaven BN9 0AS ~ 01273 515971

Fun Forest Adventures, Forest School, Mud Kitchen, AfterSchool Clubs, Alfriston. Closed for winter ~ 07852561240

Lucy's Little Forest School, Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down ~ 01825 830509

Second Nature, outdoor learning for schools, families & groups, Brighton & Lewes venues ~ 07906 582624

Fostering and Adoption

Barnardo's ~ 0800 0277 280

Blue Sky Fostering, looking for foster carers with ol ~ 0845 6076697

East Sussex County Council Adoption Team ~ 01323 747154

East Sussex County Council Fostering Team ~ 01323 464129

Sussex Fostering & Children Services, recruits & supports foster carers ~ 01323 482601

g) Toddlers Hailsham – Monday

Buddies Playtime, Hailsham Children's Centre, 10am-11.30am, 0-5yrs FREE ~ 01323 464180

Bunny Mondays, The Drive, Hellingly, Forest School, 10-11.30am, 0-36 months ~ 01323 848490
http://www.bunnyrunchildcare.co.uk

Hailsham Methodist Church Parent & Toddler, 9.30 - 11.30am (not Aug or bank hols) ~ 01323 485813

g) Toddlers Heathfield – Monday

Alternate Mondays. Monday Tots 9-11am - Toddler Group. London House, Mayfield High St, GBP1 per family ~ 07889 780531

Heathfield Library, Rhymetime, 10.30am - 11am ~ 0345 6080196

Horam Chapel Toddlers Music Group, Mon 2pm-3.15pm, under 5's with parents & carers ~ 01435 810372

Horam Chapel Toddlers, toys & singing, 2 - 3pm, free ~ 01435 408405

Mini Mornings, trampoline & softplay fun for under 5s, Urban Jump, Healthfield, 10am-2pm ~ 01435 863277

St George's Parish Room, Broad Oak, open school holidays, 1 - 3.30pm ~ 01435 862665

g) Toddlers Newhaven – Monday

First steps, Peacehaven Children's Centre, 9.30am - 11am, 6 months - 2.5 years ~ 01273 335100

First Years, Peacehaven Leisure Centre, soft play, toys, ball pit, song time, 10-11.30am, under 5s ~ 01273 588858

Golf

Bay View Park Golf Course, Pevensey Bay, junior green fees/membership & lessons ~ 01323 769384

Crowborough Beacon Golf Club, all ablities welcome. Individual and group lessons for juniors ~ 01892 661511

Dale Hill Golf Club, Ticehurst, coaching & junior memberships, Sun pm coaching open to non-members ~ 01580 201090

East Sussex Golf Academy, Lottbridge Golf Club, Eastbourne, 4yrs - adult ~ 01323 520400

East Sussex National, Little Horsted, junior memberships & lessons ~ 01825 880088

Horam Park Golf Club, junior coaching & holiday courses, pitch & putt course ~ 01435 813477

Lewes Golf Club, thriving junior section, coaching, competitions etc ~ 01273 483474

Piltdown Golf Club, junior memberships, coaching, competitions ~ 01825 722033

Royal Eastbourne Golf Club, junior coaching, events etc ~ 01323 744045

Guiding

Burwash Brownies & Guides ~ 01435 883473

Newhaven & Denton Rainbows, Brownies & Guides

Gymnastics and Trampoline

Acting Moon Bigtop School of Circus Arts, learn Aerial Trapeze, Silks, Hoop and Gymnastics ~ 01323 325957
http://www.actingmoonevents.com/

C.A.C.L Gymnastics Club, 4-16yrs, weekly in term-time, Eastbourne & Hailsham ~ 01323 730467

Cavendish Sports Centre, Eastbourne, trampolining, 6 - 16yrs, Wed & Fri pm ~ 01323 647683
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/cavendish-sports-centre

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, gymnastics from 4yrs+; Wednesday and Thursday pm ~ 01323 490011

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, trampolining from 4yrs+; Tuesday pm and Saturday am ~ 01323 490011

Eastbourne Gymnastics Club run by Happyjacks, Eastbourne 5yrs+ Tuesdays & Saturdays ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/drop-in-groups/gymnastics-4yrs-12yrs/

Eternity Gymnastics, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, home school gymnastics, 5yrs+ Thu am ~ 07925 052397

Fun Abounds, indoor trampoline centre, Uckfield, babies - adults ~ 01825 768479

Gymnastics Lessons at the Sovereign Centre for 18 months-11 year olds ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/sovereign_centre/Jump-into-gymnastics

Happyjacks Pre-School Gymnastics for 3-5yrs, Shinewater Sports Centre, Tuesdays & Saturdays ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Heathfield Leisure Centre, trampolining on mon eve & gymnastics on sat, 5yrs+ ~ 01435 868824

Jump Trampoline Club, Hailsham, 4yrs to adult ~ 01323 508604

Peacehaven Leisure Centre, gymnastics & trampolining from pre-school age upwards, various classes ~ 01273 588858

Sky High Trampoline & Double Mini Tramp Club, Uckfield, 5yrs - adults ~ 01825 768479

Sky High Trampoline Park, Peacehaven. ~ 01273 580029

Uckfield Gymnastic Club, from crawling to adults, led by British Gymnastics qualified coaches ~ [email protected]

Uckfield Leisure Centre, trampolining, 3yrs - adults, Sat AM courses ~ 01825 761160

Uplands Sports Centre, Wadhurst, gymnastics, 5yrs+ ~ 01892 782136

Urban Jump, trampolining & activity centre, Ghyll Road Industrial Estate, Heathfield ~ 01435 863277

h) Toddlers Hailsham – Tuesday

Little Gems, Christchurch, Ropemaker Centre, Hailsham, 9.45 - 11.30am ~ 01323 844428

h) Toddlers Heathfield – Tuesday

Health Clinic, Cross in Hand School, 9.30am - 11.15am ~ 01323 464580

Little Warblers, Warbleton Church Rooms, Church Hill, TN21 9BD, 10 - 11.30am ~ 01435 830421

St Richard's Toddlers, St Richards Church Hall, Park Rd, Heathfield, alternate weeks 1.30 - 3.30pm ~ 01435 862362

Hall Hire

Barney's Playbarn, Bell Lane, Uckfield, private hire play centre inc catering ~ 01825 764575

Broad Oak Village Hall ~ 07947 583738

Burwash Village Hall, High Street, TN19 7HA ~ 01435 882497

Cavendish School, conference room, sports hall, dance studio, music rooms, Apple Mac/PC suites ~ 01323 731340

East Dean Village Hall ~ 01323 423110

Eastbourne Town Hall Room Hire ~ 01323 415034

Emmanuel Church Hall, Hawkswood Rd, Hailsham, excellent facilities, availble Sat pm for hire ~ 07817 560077

Etchingham Village Hall, Parsonage Croft, TN19 7BY, from GBP250 per weekend day ~ 07855 239848

Fairwarp Village Hall, with full kitchen facilities, disabled WC & ramp ~ 01825 712632

Five Ashes Village Hall, small medium & large rooms for hire, playing field ~ 07858 808030

Hailsham East Community Centre, hall, lounge, ICT room, meeting room, sensory room ~ 01323 464340

Hampden Park Community Centre, Eastbourne, small & large halls with kitchen for hire ~ 01323 509196

Heathfield Community Centre ~ 01435 865700

Hillcrest Community Centre, Bay View Road, Newhaven BN9 9LH ~ 01273 512376

Horam Village Hall on the Recreation Ground ~ 01435 813295

Hurst Green Village Hall, large & small halls, kitchen, bar ~ 01580 860111

James West Community Centre, Hailsham, BN27 3FX. 18m x 10m hall, parking, kitchen, changing rooms ~ 01323 841702.

Lucas Memorial Hall, Waldron with garden & views ~ 01435 862065

Maresfield Village Hall, newly refurbished hall & kitchen ~ 07876 718955

Mayfield Memorial Hall ~ 01435 872163 (evenings)

Mayfield Scout Hall ~ [email protected]

Nutley Memorial Hall, large hall & 2 small halls with kitchen ~ 01825 712465

Polegate Community Centre, hall, stage, lounge, activity rooms, kitchens ~ 01323 482434

Punnetts Town Village Hall ~ 01435 830645

Ridgewood Village Hall, Uckfield, large hall with kitchen ~ [email protected]com

Scout Hut, Ham Lane in Lewes, available for daytime hire, childrens parties etc ~ 07947 058181

Seaford Head School, Sports hall available for hire for sporting events ~ 01323 872717

Shakespeare Hall, Newhaven ~ 01273 510784

St George's Hall, Wadhurst ~ 01892 784794

St Luke's Community Centre & St Leonard's Church Hall, Seaford ~ 01323 894216

St Lukes Parish Centre, Stone Cross ~ 01323 767020

St Peter's Church Community Hall, Hampden Park, Eastbourne ~ 01323 509772

State Hall, Heathfield, 4 room sizes, kitchen ~ 01435 863786

The Bungalow on the grounds of Ringmer Primary School, Harrisons Lane, Ringmer BN8 5LL ~ 01273 812463

The Chocolate Conservatory in Lewes, private space for hire for workshops, meditation groups etc ~ 07867 800184
http://www.lovechocolateworkshops.co.uk

Ticehurst Village Hall, Lower High Street, Ticehurst ~ 01580 388527

Uplands Sports Centre, Wadhurst, sports halls, multi-use games area ~ 01892 782136

Willingdon Trees Community Centre, Eastbourne, up to 100 people, GBP12 p/h disabled access, kitchen ~ 01323 504438

Health Visitors

Crowborough Health Visitors ~ 01892 669393

Eastbourne Health Visiting Team, covering the majority of the Eastbourne area ~ 01323 432300

Hailsham East Children's Centre, Vega Close, BN27 2JZ ~ 01323 464360

Heathfield, Horam & Mayfield Health Visitors ~ 01435 865811

Lewes Health Visitors, Lewes Children's Centre. Baby weigh sessions 1st & 3rd Thursday ~ 01273 402508

Newhaven & Peacehaven Health Visitors ~ 01273 575070

Rural Lewes Health Visitors covering Newick, Chailey & Ringmer ~ 01273 335200

Seaford Health Visitors ~ 01323 493139

Health, Wellbeing & Beauty

Elisabeth Reichert - Eckersley, Life Coach ~ 01342 811099

Aeracura Image, Colour Analysis, Style Consultation and Wardrobe Detox ~ 07956 311759

Feed and Nourish, NLP coaching for confidence, health and wellness ~ 07799 897653

Hockey

Eastbourne Hockey Club, Saffrons Sports Club, Girls, Boys & adults 6yrs+, Sundays ~ 01323 736212

Lewes Hockey Club at Southdown Sports Club, Lewes, 6yrs - adult ~ 01273 480630

Holiday Schemes and Activities

ACT Theatre Summer School, Eastbourne Town Centre, 6yrs+, call for dates ~ 01273 818266

Animal Carer for the Day, Juniors 8 - 12yrs & Seniors 13 - 17yrs, Raystede Centre, Ringmer ~ 01825 880461

Be Creative, 13 Sutton Park Rd, Seaford, cake decorating & crafts workshops, 8yrs+ ~ 01323 490912

Bede's School, Upper Dicker, Multi-activity holiday camps, Jul-Aug, 7 - 13yrs ~ 01323 443845

Blackberry Farm, Whitesmith nr Lewes, Own a Pony or Young Farmers Holiday Clubs, 5yrs+ ~ 01825 872912

Blackboys Holiday Club, Village Hall, Gun Rd, 2-11yrs, all school holidays excl Christmas. ~ 01825 891113

Buzz Active, Eastbourne, RYA sailing & windsurfing, multi-activity fun course ~ 01323 417023
http://www.buzzactive.org.uk

C.A.C.L Football Camp, Mon 8th - Thurs 11th April, Uni of Brighton, Eastbourne, ages 4-12yrs ~ 01323 730467

C.A.C.L Gymnastics Camp, Mon 8th - Thurs 11th April , Uni of Brighton, Eastbourne, ages 4-11yrs ~ 01323 730467

Cavendish Sports Centre, Eastbourne, 4 - 12yrs ~ 01323 647683
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/cavendish-sports-centre

Cherry Wood Adventures, outdoor activities, Arlington, near Eastbourne, 4 - 11yrs ~ 07887 556336

Circle of Life Rediscovery, woodland days, family days, nature based fun for all ages ~ 01273 814226

Crowborough Community Centre, Children's Activity Week - Summer holidays only ~ 01892 653823

Crowborough Leisure Centre, 5 - 11yrs, full time & drop in sessions ~ 01892 665488

Dance Boot Camps with Universal Dance, themed days in Uckfield, call for info ~ 07968 295862

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford & Lewes, drop-in activities for 2.5-12yrs ~ 01323 490011

Eastbourne Borough FC, holiday courses, 8 - 14yrs, Boys & Girls, call for dates ~ 01323 766265

Funabounds, Uckfield, coached trampoline courses & fun sessions on the trampolines, soft play etc ~ 01825 768479

Hailsham Leisure Centre, varied daily activity programme, 6 - 12yrs ~ 01323 846755

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, 4-12yrs, multi-sports, crafts, games, full/half day sessions ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Heathfield Leisure Centre, multi sports, arts & crafts etc, 5 - 11yrs, full/half day sessions ~ 01435 868824

Horam Tennis Club, holiday courses with Good4Tennis, tennis coaching from 5yrs+ ~ 07484 140811

Kiddi Tennis & Kiddi Active Holiday Camps, Eastbourne Old Town Rec, 4-8yrs ~ 07811 447711

Lewes Startrack Athletics, check website for dates, Y4-6 ~ www.lewesac.co.uk

Little Miss Sew 'n' Sew,The Enterprise Centre, Sewing workshops Mondays through the Summer holidays ~ 01323 729444
http://www.littlemisssewnsew.co.uk

Little Poppets at Seaford Primary School, 2 - 11yrs, Feb half term ~ 01323 896069

Manor Twiglets Nursery, Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, 2 - 11yrs ~ 01825 765487

My Skate World, holiday opening times Tues-Thurs 12-5, Fri 12-4 for open skate, Maple Rd, Eastbourne ~ 07807 087962
http://www.myskateworld.co.uk

Newton Lang Childcare Holiday Playscheme, Sir Henry Fermor School, Crowborough, 3 - 13yrs ~ 07780 663140

Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux, workshops & science activities throughout School Holidays ~ 01323 832731
http://www.the-observatory.org

Premier Sport, Multi-sports, Seaford, Lewes, Maynards Green, Wadhurst, 5 - 12yrs ~ 01953 499040

School's Out, The Drive, Hellingly, 4 - 11yrs, breakfast, afterschool & holidays ~ 01323 848490
http://www.bunnyrunchildcare.co.uk

Schools Out, various days each holiday, 5-11yrs, 10am-12.30pm, Community Wise, Eastbourne ~ 01323 722924

Seahaven Swim & Fitness Centre, Newhaven, activity programme, swim, sports etc, 6 - 15yrs ~ 01273 512498 or 01273 510784

Shinewater Sports Centre, Eastbourne, 4 - 13yrs, multi-sports, crafts, games, full/half day sessions ~ 01323 768614

South Coast Tennis Academy, school holiday tennis camps, Cross in Hand & Horam ~ 07790 037030

Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne, Superstars Club, 8-12yrs, Mon-Fri, sports & pool inflatable & swimming ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Stagecoach Eastbourne, performing arts summer workshop, 4-18yrs ~ 01323 306944

Sussex Wildlife Trust Holiday Club, Seven Sisters Country Park, 7 - 11yrs ~ 01273 497561

Uckfield Leisure Centre, 5 - 12yrs, all day scheme & drop-in during school holidays (not Xmas) ~ 01825 761160

Whitehill Holiday Club, Luxford Rd, Crowborough, 2 - 12yrs, indoor & outdoor activities ~ 01892 610816

ZigZag Holiday Playscheme, 4-11yrs, Malling Community Centre, Lewes ~ 07724773913 or 07850509701

Homes and Gardens

FC Carpentry, property maintenance, building services, carpentry, locks, glazing ~ 07739 430690

Kerry Caffyn Murals, wall painting & trompe l'oeil interior & exterior ~ 07815 909848

Southcoast Shine is an exceptional domestic cleaning company based in Eastbourne ~ 07449975352

Horseriding

Hamsey Riding School, Lewes, hacking & lessons, 5yrs+ ~ 07735 006169

Horam Manor Stables, hacking, lessons, pony days, birthday parties, 4yrs+ ~ 01435 812955

Meadows Equestrian Centre, Downash, nr Hailsham, 4yrs+ ~ 01323 848777

Polegate Equestrian Centre, Polegate, lessons & hacking, pony parties, own a pony days, 4yrs+ ~ 01323 483975

Priory Court Farm, Polegate, pony days & riding lessons, call for dates and details ~ 07736 698262
http://www.priorycourtfarm.co.uk/Priory_Court_Farm/About.html

Riding for the Disabled, East Sussex Region, call for details of nearest groups ~ 07850 522 768

i) Toddlers Hailsham – Wednesday

Art Group at Hailsham East Children's Centre, 10.15 - 11.45am, ring for session dates ~ 01323 464340

Hailsham Free Church Parent & Toddler, 10 - 11.30am, term time ~ 01323 843876

Herstmonceux Tiddlers & Toddlers, Village Hall, Wednesdays 9.30 - 11.30am, 0-5yrs ~ 07896 185120

i) Toddlers Heathfield – Wednesday

Mini Mornings, trampoline & softplay fun for under 5s, Urban Jump, Healthfield, 10am-2pm ~ 01435 863277

Welcome Toddler Group, Welcome Baptist Church, Heathfield, GBP1, 9.30-11.30am ~ 01435 864646

i) Toddlers Newhaven – Wednesday

Just Play, Peacehaven Children's Centre, 1 - 2.30pm, 0-5 yrs ~ 01273 335100

Peacehaven Library, Rhymetime & Storytime, 10.30am ~ 0345 6080196

Stay and Play session for 0-5yrs at Shakespeare Hall, 10.30-11.30am, drop in, GBP2 per session ~ 01273 510784

Independent Schools

Annan School, Eason's Green, Uckfield, 2 - 11yrs ~ 01825 841410

Bede's Preparatory School, Eastbourne, 7 - 13yrs ~ 01323 734222
http://www.bedes.org

Bede's Senior School, Upper Dicker, 13 - 18yrs ~ 01323 843252
http://www.bedes.org

Bricklehurst Manor School, Stonegate, mixed, 3 - 11yrs ~ 01580 200448

Burgess Hill School for Girls, 2.5 - 18yrs ~ 01444 241050

Claremont Nursery, Preparatory & Senior School, St Leonards & Bodiam, 3months - 18yrs ~ 01424 751555

Cumnor House Sussex, Nursery, Pre-Prep & Prep, 60 acre site ~ 01825 792006

Eastbourne College, mixed, 13 - 18yrs ~ 01323 452300

Lewes New School, Talbot Terrace, Lewes, 3 - 11yrs ~ 01273 477074

Lewes Old Grammar School, 3 - 18yrs ~ 01273 472634

Mayfield School, girls 11 - 18yrs ~ 01435 874600

Moira House School, Eastbourne, girls, birth - 18yrs ~ 01323 644144

Northease Manor School, Rodmell, 8 - 17yrs, for pupils with specific learning difficulties ~ 01273 472915

Sacred Heart School, Wadhurst, mixed, 3 - 11yrs ~ 01892 783414

Skippers Hill Manor Prep School, Mayfield, mixed, 2 - 13yrs ~ 01825 830234

St Andrew's Prep, Eastbourne, co-ed, 9mths-13yrs ~ 01323 733203

International Family Clubs

Les Franglophones, open to any person or family who habitually speaks fluent French at home ~ [email protected]

j) Toddlers Hailsham – Thursday

Bunny Thursdays, The Drive Hellingly,BN27 4EP, Baby massage, yoga, sing & sign, 10-11.30am, 0-1.5yrs ~ 01323 848490
http://www.bunnyrunchildcare.co.uk

Little Flowers, Hailsham Children's Centre, baby sensory, 0-18mths, 10-11.30am, term time, free

St Mary's ABC Playgroup, Hailsham, 0 - 5yrs, Thurs 9.30 - 11.30am ~ 01323 441868

j) Toddlers Heathfield – Thursday

Burwash Common Babies & Toddler Group, The Pavilion, Burwash Common, 10am - 12noon ~ 01435 883247

Little Punnetts Toddler Group, Punnetts Town Village Hall, GBP2 per family, 9am-12noon ~ 01435 831515

j) Toddlers Newhaven – Thursday

First Years, Peacehaven Leisure Centre, soft play, toys, ball pit, song time, 10-11.30am, under 5s ~ 01273 588858

Munchkins, parent, baby and toddler group at Summerhayes Centre, Newhaven, 9am - 10.30amn ~ 01273 515301

Newhaven Library Rhymetime, free music led play sessions 10.30am ~ 0345 608 0192

Newhaven Library, Rhymetime, 10.30am ~ 0345 6080196

k) Toddlers Hailsham – Friday

Bunny Fridays, The Drive, Hellingly, BN27 4EP, 10-11.30am, 0-2.5 yrs ~ 01323 848490
http://www.bunnyrunchildcare.co.uk

Cherry Wood Adventures Bluebell Club, outdoor activities, Arlington, 10.30-12 or 12.45-2.15, 2-4yrs ~ 07887 556336

Hailsham Library, Rhymetime, 10.30 - 11am ~ 0345 6080196

k) Toddlers Heathfield – Friday

Fun Fridays, Skippers Hill, Mayfield, 10.30 - 11.45am, run by Kindergarten teacher, 18mths+ ~ 01825 830234

Mini Mornings, trampoline & softplay fun for under 5s, Urban Jump, Healthfield, 10am-2pm ~ 01435 863277

Welcome Little Fish Toddlers, Welcome Baptist Church, Heathfield, 9.30-11.30am ~ 01435 864646

k) Toddlers Newhaven – Friday

Jelly Tots, Harbour Nursery, Church Hill, Newhaven, 9.15-11.15am ~ 01273 514532

Jitterbugs, Denton Island Community Centre, Newhaven, 9.30-10.30am ~ 01273 517250

Peacehaven Library, Rhymetime, 11am ~ 0345 6080196

l) Toddlers Heathfield – Saturday

Giggle & Tumble, Heathfield Leisure Centre, Sat 9.30 - 11am ~ 01435 868824

Language Classes

Brickletots, Music and French 3m-3yrs at Bricklehurst School, Stonegate, booking essential. ~ 01580 200448

Leisure and Sport for Children with Additional Needs

Aspens, Saturday clubs, after school, Rock & Pop, Teenz ~ 0345 450 0060

Buzz Active, Eastbourne & Cuckmere, courses for all ages ~ 01323 417023
http://www.buzzactive.org.uk

Eastbourne Otters, 1:1 or 1:2 swimming classes for beginners or lengths, in Eastbourne ~ 07936 592840
http://www.eastbourneotters.co.uk

Eastbourne Seagulls FC, Sports Park, 10yrs+ ~ 01273 668590

Funky Teens, Heathfield Youth Centre, alt. Sat pm, 11 - 25yrs ~ 01273 335130

Lewes Leisure Centre, Mountfield Road, Lewes, BN7 2XG ~ 01273 486000

Newhaven, Lewes & District Mencap, social Fridays 7pm, all ages welcome, Riverside Hall, Newhaven ~ 01273 517345

Riding for the Disabled, East Sussex, call for details of nearest groups ~ 07850 522 768

Robinson Academy of Drama, Eastbourne, movement, mime & drama, autistic specialised classes Saturday ~ 07507 533708

SASBAH, social activity programme for those with physical and/or learning difficulties ~ 01825 873045

Libraries

Crowborough Library, Pine Grove TN6 1DH, open daily, except Sundays ~ 0345 6080196

Eastbourne Library, Grove Road BN21 4TL ~ 0345 6080196

Hailsham Library, Western Rd BN27 3DN, Mon pm, Tue - Sat ~ 0345 6080196

Hampden Park Library, Eastbourne, closed Wed ~ 0345 6080196

Heathfield Library, High St TN21 8LU, Mon am, Tue, Thu pm, Fri, Sat am ~ 0345 6080196

Lewes Library, Friars Walk BN7 2LZ, closed Wed pm ~ 0345 6080196

Newhaven Library, 36-38 High Street, closed Wed ~ 0345 6080196

Old Town Community Library, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne, Tue, Wed (am), Thu, Fri, Sat ~ 01323 649964

Peacehaven Library, Meridian Centre BN10 8BB, Mon am, Tue, Wed am, Thu, Fri, Sat ~ 0345 6080196

Seaford Library, Sutton Park Road BN25 1QX ~ 0345 6080196

Uckfield Library, High St TN22 1AR, closed Mon pm ~ 0345 6080196

Wadhurst Library, open Mon pm, Wed am, Thu closed, Fri pm, Sat am, High Street, Wadhurst ~ 0345 6080196

Willingdon Community Hub Library, Eastbourne, now open Tues 2-4,Wed 10-4 & Sat 10-12 ~ 01323 489473

Local Councils

East Sussex County Council ~ 0345 60 80 190

Eastbourne Borough Council ~ 01323 410000

Lewes District Council ~ 01273 471600

Wealden District Council, Crowborough offices ~ 01892 653311

Wealden District Council, Hailsham Offices ~ 01323 443322

m) Toddlers Seaford – Monday

Toddler Tots, a free group at Seaford Children's Centre, from birth to 4 years, 10-11.30am ~ 01323 464550

m) Toddlers Uckfield – Monday

Fairwarp mums to be, babies & toddlers, Village Hall, 9.30 - 11am ~ [email protected]

Fun Abounds, Uckfield, Mini Fun 'n' Bound, 10am - 12noon, GBP4.50, non-walkers FREE ~ 01825 768479

Maresfield Baby & Toddler Group, Village Hall, 9.30 - 11am ~ 07580 584663

Martial Arts

Cavendish Sports Centre, Eastbourne, Karate, Aikido, Ju Jitsu, 5yrs+ ~ 01323 647683
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/cavendish-sports-centre

Classes for kids 4yrs+ and separate adult classes, beginners welcome, Eastbourne Shorin Ryu Karate ~ 07853 304405

CMA Karate, Hailsham, Uckfield, Wadhurst & T-Wells, 5yrs+ ~ 01323 848677

Eastbourne Kyokushinkai Karate Club, St Catherines College, 7yrs+, Mon eve ~ 07977 094347

Frontier School of Karate & Kickboxing (FSK), Heathfield, Uckfield, Crowhurst, Crowborough, 3yrs+ ~ 01273 702662 or 07970 686054
http://http://www.fsk-karate.info

Kaigan Judo Club, Heron Park Academy, Eastbourne, Wed 6.30, 8 - 18yrs ~ 07814 543123

Karate Academy, Cornfield Lane, Eastbourne, 7yrs - adult ~ 07952 670349

Karate for beginners with Complete Martial Arts, Stone Cross, Eastbourne, 4 - 11yrs, Tue ~ 07983609263

MSK Martial Arts, family karate, junior judo, 4yrs+, Hampden Park, Eastbourne ~ 07870 611949

Sama Karate & Kickboxing, Eastbourne & Hailsham, 3.5yrs - adults ~ 01273 580577

Seaford Karate Club, Downs Leisure Centre, 5 yrs+, Mon & Wed ~ 07812 381877

TAGB Tigers. Ratton School, 3-11yrs, Tues 6-7pm ~ 07711084513

The Martial Arts Centre, 24 Longstone Rd, Eastbourne, traditional Korean martial arts, 4yrs+ ~ 07540 179194

Tiger Kickboxing, Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, Mon/Tue/Sun, 5yrs+ ~ 01323 873753

Uckfield Leisure Centre, Judo, 5yrs - adult; Taekwondo, 3yrs - adults ~ 01825 761160

Uplands Sports Centre, Wadhurst, Judo, 4yrs+ ~ 01892 782136

Vision Taekwondo, Uckfield, Crowborough 3yrs - adults ~ 01892 610598 or 07887 507363

White Crane, Lewes, Fridays, Dog boxing kung fu 7pm ~ 07976 260710

White Crane, Lewes, Mon & Wed Kids Kung Fu 6pm, Taichi 7pm, Kung Fu 8pm, sparring/weapons 9.30pm ~ 07976 260710

Mediation

Mediation+, Time 2 Talk, help with family, inter-generational & neighbour disputes ~ 01323 442781

Midwives, Doulas and Birth Support

Birth House, birth preparation & recovery therapies ~ 07783 959124

Cai Doula, Cheryl Titherly, postnatal doula ~ 07999 286778
http://www.caibaby.co.uk

Caroline Alexander, birth & postnatal doula ~ 07958 538095

Flourish Birth & Baby. Carole Youdan. Birth & Postnatal Doula ~ 07786610328

Lavender Babies, hypnobirthing classes with experienced midwife ~ 07490 090976

The Birth House antenatal workshops taught by two qualified midwives, suitable for 1st time parents ~ 07921 919694
http://www.facebook.com/thebirthhouseuk/

Music Groups

Eastbourne Scottish Pipe Band, 11yrs+ ~ 01424 440081

Glyndebourne Youth Opera, 9 - 19yrs, join mailing list to get details of events & workshops ~ 01273 815023

House of Rhythm, drum clubs for schools, pre-schools, clubs plus additional needs & dementia groups ~ 01435 813827

Julie's Art of Noise, singing workshops in Seaford, any age; also private tuition ~ 07460 702328

Lewes, Glynde & Beddingham Brass Band, All Saints Centre, 8 - 11yrs, free tuition/instrument loan ~ 01403 750493

Mayfield Band, 7yrs - adult, beginners upwards, group tuition/band playing, brass players needed ~ 01892 653422

Sparkles Lewes is a fun music class, Tues 9.30am onwards, Eastgate Baptist church, Lewes ~ 07814 541195

Starfish Youth Music, Lewes, 10yrs+ ~ 07876 037542

Uckfield Community Orchestra, all ages, under grade 5, Wed 6.15 - 8pm ~ 01342 823099

Wadhurst Brass Band & L Plate Brass, everyone welcome, all ages & abilities ~ 01892 782564

Music Teachers

Bonners Music School, Eastbourne, piano, keyboard, drums, guitar, singing ~ 01323 639335

Cello Lessons, Catherine Black, Lewes, 6yrs+ ~ 01273 470558

Claire Barrass, Flute, piano and sax lessons, DBS checked, based in Eastbourne ~ 0776 2584009 or 01323 732599
http://www.facebook.com/eastbournemusictuition/

Drumstuff, Enterprise Centre, Eastbourne, lessons 8yrs+, equipment sales ~ 01323 650135

Piano lessons for all ages and levels. Free taster. Georgina. Eastbourne ~ 07783 441045

Piano lessons, Wendy Hammond, Eastbourne, all ages welcome ~ 07976 110487

Piano Tuition, Eastbourne Seaside, Valeria Cassidy, all ages ~ 07833 891236

Piano/Music lessons in Eastbourne. Any age/style. Fun and relaxed atmosphere. Experienced tutor ~ 07535 131640

Ravebugs, Eastbourne, drum lessons, 7yrs+ ~ 07850 890026

Rob Sansom, saxophone, clarinet & flute tuition, CRB checked, Eastbourne ~ 01323 639712/ 07776 086075

Sundari Heller, Violin & Viola Tuition, for all levels and all ages, Uckfield & surrounding areas ~ 01342 823099

The Drum Studio, drum tuition, Blackboys near Uckfield ~ 07792 485413

Uckfield Community Orchestra, also offers low cost string lessons by a professional string player ~ 01825 761124

Violin, Piano & Music Theory Lessons. Peacehaven, all ages & abilities ~ 01273 580250

n) Toddlers Seaford – Tuesday

The Baby & Toddler Experience, multi sensory activities, Kings Church, birth - 3yrs ~ 07834 231971

n) Toddlers Uckfield – Tuesday

Buxted Toddlers, Methodist Church Hall, 10 - 11.30am ~ 01825 733098

Chippers, The Source Youth Centre, Luxford Car Park, Uckfield, 9.15 - 11.30am ~ 01825 767442

Little Acorns, HTrinity Church, 9.15 - 11am, please call before coming for the 1st time ~ 01825 733833

Uckfield Library Rhymetime, free music led play sessions 10.30am ~ 0345 608 0192

Nannies and Au Pairs

Emergency Nanny, for those who need last minute childcare ~ 07731 313571

Katie Bishop, professional Nanny & Maternity Nurse specialising in Travel & Proxy Parenting ~ 07852 345124

Nappies and Wipes

The Washable Nappy Company, free demonstrations & trial kits ~ 01424 434580

Wealden Council's FREE Washable Nappy Trial Kit, test a range of nappies at home before buying ~ 01323 443322

Nature

Castle Hill Group, meets Newhaven Fort Car Park 1st Sun of month, 10am, 10/11yrs with adult ~ 01273 514942

Netball

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, Thursdays, 5-6pm, 7-12 years, GBP3 per session ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Harlequeens Netball Club, Eastbourne Sports Park, 14yrs+ ~ 07901 910539

Heathfield Panthers Netball Club, junior section 8yrs - adult ~ 01435 866066

Lewes Netball Club at Southdowns Club, Y7 at 6.30pm & Y8-9 at 7pm ~ 01273 480630

Net-it , elite coaching by England Internationals, all abilities ~ 01273 771877

Seaford Netball Club, 7yrs+ ~ 01323 894648

Nursery Decorations

Kiddywinks Curtains, specialist children's curtain makers ~ [email protected]

Kids Curtain Company, Willingdon ~ 01323 482628

o) Toddlers Seaford – Wednesday

Seaford Library Rhymetime, 10.30am - 11am ~ 0345 6080196

The Piglets, St Thomas More Church, Sutton Rd, Seaford, 9.30 - 11.30am ~ 01323 892427

Time to Play at Seaford Childrens Centre, Free drop in session for 0-4, 12.30-2.30pm ~ 01323 464550

o) Toddlers Uckfield – Wednesday

Discovery Tots, Uckfield Children's Centre, free drop in 10-11.30am, term time only ~ 01323 464300

Newtown Baby and Toddler Group, United Reform Church GBP1 per family, 10-11.30am ~ 07969 638280

Nutley Nutkins, Nutley Social Club, 9.15 - 11am ~ 07525 210556

Toddler Praise, Maresfield Church, Wed 10am, everyone welcome ~ 07745 479407

Orienteering

Southdown Orienteers, buggies upwards! ~ www.southdowns-orienteers.org.uk

Outdoor Pursuits Centres

Bewl Water Outdoor Centre, Lamberhurst, watersports, climbing, 8yrs+, residential centre ~ 03000 415200

So Sussex, outdoor activities incl bike hire, plus 'schools without walls' learning programme ~ 07739 050816

p) Toddlers Seaford – Thursday

Dinky Deans, East Dean Village Hall, 10am - noon year round ~ 07713 176232

Tiny Tots, a free group at Seaford Children's Centre, from birth to 18 months, 12.30-2pm ~ 01323 464550

Tots Treats, St Leonards Church Hall, Seaford, 9.30 - 11.15am ~ 01323 894216

p) Toddlers Uckfield – Thursday

Over Ones, 12-24ms toys, stories, song time, Foresters Hall, Uckfield, 10am-11.30am FREE ~ 01825 765115

Paintball and Laser Games

Ten Pin, Eastbourne, 10 pin bowling & laser quest ~ 0871 222 3675

Parenting Courses and Support

Family Learning Courses, SCDA, Newhaven including story, snacks etc ~ 01273 517250

Fegan's Parenting Courses for all ages, Eastbourne, call for dates ~ 01892 538288

Information for Families Service - East Sussex County Council ~ 0345 6080192

Lewes Cluster Children's Centres, free adult education courses ~ 01273 336870

Parenting Workshops, WAVES Seaford + drop-in with family solicitor ~ 01323 873797

Party Entertainment

Airplay Inflatables, Family run bouncy castle hire company with over 18 years experience. ~ 07840 900755

Acting Moon Events, providing full birthday party themes, face-painting, characters and much more ~ 01323 325957
http://www.actingmoonevents.com/

Andy Hiccup, children's party entertainer and magic shows. Sussex and Surrey, 4 - 11 years ~ 07734 101987

Animal Magic, interactive, educational Animal handling events ~ 07979 692423

Animazing, talks, displays & birthday parties ~ 07743 675253

Carolines Fun Faces, magic, balloon modelling, face painting ~ 01323 484239

Cartoons & caricatures, arty parties for 6yrs+, 15 miles off Seaford ~ 07722 236741

Chocolate workshops for families, kids, schools, Sussex based, delicious, creative & fun for 9yrs+ ~ 07867 800184
http://www.lovechocolateworkshops.co.uk

Crest Swim School, mermaid & shark parties & experiences 8yrs+ ~ 01444 213707

Diddi dance parties for pre-school children ~ 07788 246073

Excel Activity Group, Nerf gun, Bubble football, Archery tag & Dodgeball parties ~ 01344 305763

Face Packs, face painting, glitter tattoes, bling, hair feathers, balloon modelling and more ~ 07782 141221

Get Your Skates On, roller discos, all ages in Uckfield & Crowborough. Parties also available ~ 07858 912322

Little Indians, providing the ultimate themed sleepover experiences, Eastbourne & surrounding areas ~ 07702 519871

Marco the Magician, children's parties, close up magic, balloon modelling, games etc ~ 01435 864124

Mini Motion dance parties, 3-7yrs, choose your dance style! Crowborough & Uckfield ~ 07734 863791

Once Upon A dreamZ sleepover parties, covering the Sussex area ~ 07786 466549

Pretty Little Tent Parties, providing Sleep Over parties for children across Sussex ~ 07845 706979
http://www.prettylittletentparties.co.uk

Ravebugs, rhythm parties for all ages, approx 15 miles from Eastbourne ~ 07850 890026

Ray & Jacqui Sparks, face painting, Punch & Judy, balloon modelling etc ~ 01323 509622

Rising Stars Multi-Sports & Adventure Parties, weekends, 20 mile radius of Seaford ~ 07715 057584

Science Wizards, fun science parties, 5 - 12yrs ~ 08456 521215

Sing and Sign parties - Lewes, Uckfield & Ringmer. In a venue or your own home, we come to you! ~ 07958 539903

SleepUnder East Sussex, slumber party hire available in a range of different designs for all ages ~ 07856 548611
http://www.sleepunder.co.uk/eastsussex

Starlight Discos, children's disco specialist ~ 07930 196966

Time 2 Potter, Hailsham, pottery painting, 4yrs+ ~ 01323 505000

Universal Dance Parties, Cheerleading, Street Dance and Commercial Dance ~ 07885 528356

Wishworks, puppet shows for children 3yrs+ ~ 07712 612006

Zanzi Jewellery Parties, 20 mile radius of Crowborough, 8yrs+ ~ 07814 107249

Party Supplies

Funyard Events, family event planner in East Sussex. From Nearly New Sales to Christmas Markets ~ [email protected]

Happyjacks Mobile Softplay Hire for 0 - 5yrs, parties, events, toddler, playgroups etc ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Paperlane, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, balloon decorating, gifts, party supplies, venue decoration etc ~ 01323 502145

SleepUnder East Sussex, everything you need for the best slumber party ever, right to your door! ~ 07856 548611
http://www.sleepunder.co.uk/eastsussex

Sovereign Events, venue decoration & party supplies: balloons, chocolate fountains etc ~ 01323 332103

Splodge Teddy Parties, bear making kits for parties & bear clothes ~ 01323 728230

Party Venues

Anita's Beauty Works, Eastbourne, girls beauty parties, 6yrs+ ~ 01323 503530

Barney's Playbarn, Bell Lane, Uckfield, soft play, best for under 10's ~ 01825 764575

Be Creative, 13 Sutton Park Rd, Seaford, cake decorating & crafty parties ~ 01323 490912

Bear World, Enterprise Centre, Eastbourne, make your own bear parties, suitable for all ages ~ 01323 728237
http://www.bearworld.co.uk

Blackberry Farm, Whitesmith nr Lewes, Farm or Pony Party inc all day access to farm & playgrounds ~ 01825 872912

Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park to East Grinstead ~ 01825 720800

Buzz Active, Eastbourne & Cuckmere, 6 - 14yrs, windsurfing, canoeing, sailing ~ 01323 417023
http://www.buzzactive.org.uk

Cavendish Sports Centre, Eastbourne, football, disco, bouncy castle, dodgeball & games ~ 01323 647683

Crowborough Miniature Railway, have the track to yourself 2 hrs Saturdays, April-Nov. ~ 07592 073181

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, soft play, football, basketball, trampolining, roller disco, netball ~ 01323 490011

Film Parties @ The Picture House Uckfield. Packages from GBP3.95 plus film ticket ~ 01825 764909

FireWorks, Lewes, paint your own pottery, decopatch, fun with clay, all ages ~ 01273 470354

Fort Fun Adventure Park, Eastbourne, Teddy Tastic, soft play & arts & crafts parties ~ 01323 642833

Freedom Leisure Centre, Hailsham bowling, softplay, pool & splashdance parties ~ 01323 846755

Fun Abounds, Uckfield, indoor trampolining & gymnastics parties with experienced coach, fun & games ~ 01825 768479

Heathfield Leisure Centre, soft play, football, multi-sports ~ 01435 868824

Knockhatch Adventure Park, on A22 at Hailsham, farm, birds of prey, waterslides, adventure play ~ 01323 442051
http://www.knockhatch.com

Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre, ringo-ing and skiing parties ~ 01323 843344
http://www.knockhatch.com

Lavender Line, Preserved Railway, Isfield, nr Uckfield ~ 01825 750515

Leo's Play Den, Pevensey Rd, Eastbourne, babies - 12yrs ~ 01323 749022

Lerato Cookery School, kids cooking & baking parties at our school in Eastbourne or your home ~ 07763 474979
http://www.leratofoods.com/pages/kids-cookery-parties

Lewes Leisure Centre, pool, sports, soft play, roller disco, trampolining, Big Bounce ~ 01273 486000

Masterpiece, Whitesmith, paint pottery, decopatch, button art, teddy making, sew a cushion ~ 01825 872225

Monkey Bizness, soft play, Cliffe Industrial Estate, Lewes, 2 - 12yrs ~ 08458 739645

My Skate World, Maple Rd, Eastbourne, private parties, 20+ children, 5yrs-adult ~ 07807 087962
http://www.myskateworld.co.uk

Peacehaven Leisure Centre, Magic Castle, Big Bounce, roller skating, trampolining, sports, Tots Time ~ 01273 588858

Pin Ups Pamper Parties, Mayfield, 6 - 12yrs ~ 01435 872423

Polegate Equestrian Centre, gymkhana games & ride ~ 01323 483975

PUP Station Eastbourne, Soft Play & Cafe, Commercial Road, 0 - 12yrs ~ 01323 411527

Ringmer Swimming Pool, Lewes Rd, Ringmer, BN8 5RB, inflatables available ~ 01273 813533

Seahaven Swim & Fitness Centre, Newhaven, pool parties, Sat eve ~ 01273 512498

Sharnfold Farm, trailer and tractor ride parties, farm parties, catering available ~ 01323 768490

Shinewater Sports Centre, Eastbourne, bouncy castle, football & nerf parties ~ 01323 768614

Sky High Trampoline Park, parties to let them bounce off the walls! ~ 01273 580029

Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne, pool inflatables & soft play parties ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Sport Brighton, Denton Rd, Eastbourne, bouncy castle & soft play, football ~ 01273 643706

Ten Pin, Eastbourne, 10 pin bowling & laser quest ~ 0871 222 3675

The Art House Cafe, creative parties - pottery, dance, cookery, art and soft play ~ 01323 728691

Treasure Island, Eastbourne, soft play/adventure park ~ 01323 411077

Uckfield Leisure Centre, football, trampoline, bouncy castle, arts & crafts, roller disco, pool ~ 01825 761160

Unicorn Pamper Parties, for 6-12 princesses, from 5-12yrs at the Glam Bar, Newhaven ~ 01273 945155

Uplands Sports Centre, Wadhurst, bouncy castle, trampolining/gymnastics, sports, fun & games, DIY ~ 01892 782136

Urban Jump, Trampoline parties, Ghyll Road Industrial Estate, Heathfield ~ 01435 863277

Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down, themed parties from Fairies to Castaways, 0-90 years ~ 07766 486548

Photographers

AdasGold Photography, Outdoor Family/life style and in-house Newborn Photography ~ 07887599555

Avant Photographic, location child & family portrait specialist ~ 01323 348410

Finegrain Photography, Seaside, Eastbourne, portraits, passport photos etc ~ 01323 439971

Fitzgerald Photographic, Hailsham. Fun & unique studio portrait shoots or on location ~ 07843 648125

Helene Simpson Photography, maternity, newborn, cake smash and family photoshoots ~ 07802 889506

Jane de Weck, Eastbourne, on location & studio, family, newborn, pets, licensed master photographers ~ 01323 727750

Jo Page Photography: specialising in newborn, maternity & family photography ~ 07565 572710

Jon English Photography, Photography & Video in Sussex & Kent ~ 07749 060838

Leanne Miller, specialist newborn photographer ~ 07725 146466

Mark Huntley Wedding Photography, Eastbourne & East Sussex ~ 07759 073398

Mimi VP Photography, Classical Portraits of Childhood Adventures, based in Wealden District ~ 07540 090242

N Davies Photography. Location shoots, family, child and wedding photography. ~ 07880872892

Peter Gurr Creative Photography, Baby & Family ~ 07901 623545

Rebecca Campbell Photography, Sussex based creative family photography ~ 07921 334569

Rosie Wooldridge Photography, Lewes, fun family photography on location ~ 07830 149779

Sarah Carmody, studio or location photography, Eastbourne based ~ 07973 450379

Sarah Tate Photography, Heathfield ~ 01435 862793

Sarah Wenban Photography, children & family portraits on location & creative wedding photography ~ 07770 416007

Teri V Photography, children, family & wedding photographer, studio & location ~ 07885 039301

The Underwater Studio, Eastbourne, underwater photography ~ 07894 221547

Places to Visit

Abbots Wood, A22 between Hailsham & Polegate, BBQ & walks ~ 0300 067 4464

Alfriston Clergy House, rare 15th century Wealden 'hall-house' surrounded by cottage garden ~ 01323 871961

Anne of Cleves House & Museum, Lewes, BN7 1JA, medieval house, Museum of Lewes ~ 01273 474610
http://www.sussexpast.co.uk

Arlington Bluebell Walk & Farm Trail, expected to between Apr - May, call for details ~ 01323 485151

Arlington Reservoir & Osprey Trail, 1 3/4 mile circular walk, 9am until just before dusk ~ 01634 276310

Arundel Castle, Arundel, house & 40 acres of sweeping grounds & gardens ~ 01903 882173

Bateman's, Burwash, former home of Rudyard Kipling, children's holiday activities ~ 01435 882302

Beachy Head, walks, views & countryside centre (closed end Nov - Easter) ~ 01323 737273

Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst, walking, cycling, play area ~ 01580 879820

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, Halland + miniature railway, adventure playgrounds, woodland walk ~ 0845 867 2583

Bewl Water, Lamberhurst TN3 8JH, walking, riding, cycling, family activitie, sailing, aquapark, cafe ~ 01892 890000

Blackberry Farm, Whitesmith nr Lewes BN8 6JD, family farm, soft play barn, playgrounds ~ 01825 872912

Blue Reef Aquarium, Rock-A-Nore Road, Hastings, TN34 3DW, open year round ~ 01424 718776

Boating from the Anchor Inn Barcombe, near Lewes, BN8 5EA, summer only ~ 01273 400414

Bodiam Castle, nr Robertsbridge, story-book castle with moat, battlements & spiral staircases ~ 01580 830196

Boothland Wood, ancient woodland south of Uckfield for walks & cycling ~ 01825 762774

Borde Hill Gardens & Adventure Playground, Haywards Heath, closed in winter ~ 01444 450326

Branching Out Adventures, Halland, tree-top adventure course inc giant swing, 6-65yrs, comp prices ~ 01825 280250

Brighton Marina, shops, restaurants & cafes, bowling, cinema and much more ~ 01273 693636

Brighton Toy & Model Museum, over 10,000 toys! ~ 01273 749494

British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, RH7 6LF, 40 native species including snakes, rats, wildcats etc ~ 01342 834658

Charleston Farmhouse, near Firle, home & country meetnig place for the Bloomsbury group ~ 01323 811626

Cuckoo Shack, Cuckoo Trail, Polegate, outdoor play area, cafe, ice cream for dogs, regular events ~ 07736 698262
http://www.priorycourtfarm.co.uk/Priory_Court_Farm/Cuckoo_Shack.html

Cuckoo Trail, bridleway running from Heathfield to Polegate ~ 01323 443126

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, BN6 8SP, Tue - Sat & Sun ~ 01273 844744

Drusillas Park, Zoo & Theme Park, Alfriston, just off A27 open year round ~ 01323 874100

Eastbourne Heritage Centre, opposite the Winter Gardens, BN21 4BT, check for opening hours ~ 01323 411189

Eastbourne Lifeboat Museum, free entry, open everyday ~ 01323 730717

Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park, open to beginning of November ~ 01323 520229
http://www.emsr.co.uk/

Eastbourne Pier, bars & restaurants, gift shops & amusements, great venue for Airbourne ~ 01323 410466

Filching Manor Motor Museum, Jevington Road, Polegate BN26 5QA, group bookings only ~ 01323 487124

Friston Forest, Exceat, BBQs cycling, walking, mountain biking ~ 0300 067 4880

Gildredge Park & Manor Gardens, Eastbourne, family park, playground, tennis courts ~ 01323 410000

Go Ape!, Bedgebury Forest & Tilgate Park, Crawley, tree top forest adventures, forest segways ~ 0333 331 7158

Groombridge Place Gardens & Enchanted Forest, playgrounds, animals - closed in winter ~ 01892 861444

Hampden Park, Eastbourne, lake, woodland, playground, bmx/skateboarding, arboretum, history garden ~ 01323 410000

Hastings Adventure Golf, on the seafront TN34 3AJ, open year round, 3 x 18 hole courses ~ 01424 437227
http://www.hastingsadventuregolf.com

Heaven Farm, Danehill, nature walk, farm museum, camping, tea rooms etc TN22 3RG ~ 01825 790226

Hempstead Meadow, Uckfield, local nature reserve, wetland habitat ~ 01825 762774

Herstmonceux Castle Gardens & Grounds, magnificent moated castle, 500 acres of gardens/parkland ~ 01323 833816 (see advert)
http://www.herstmonceux-castle.com

Knockhatch Adventure Park, A22 at Hailsham, farm, birds of prey, water slides, adventure playgrounds ~ 01323 442051
http://www.knockhatch.com

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, Climb to the top of this 1000 yr castle for stunning views ~ 01273 486290
http://www.sussexpast.co.uk

Masterpiece Studio, Holmes Hill Estate, Whitesmith, playground, cafe, pottery painting, decopatch ~ 01825 872225

Michelham Priory, Nr Hailsham, BN27 3QS, moated gardens, cafe, playground, historic house ~ 01323 844224
http://www.sussexpast.co.uk

Middle Farm, Firle, animals, two playgrounds & play hay barn, restaurant & farm shop ~ 01323 811411

Motcombe Gardens, Eastbourne Old Town, duck pond, lawns ~ 01323 410000

National Trust at Burling Gap, National Trust land, a haven for wildlife, High & Over, chalk horse ~ 01323 423197

National Trust Standen, West Hoathly Rd, E.Grinstead, arts & crafts house, woodland play area, walks ~ 01342 323029

Newhaven Fort, explore tunnels, gun emplacements, Blitz shelter simulation etc ~ 01273 517622

Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux, 100+ interactive exhibits, workshops, shows, tours ~ 01323 832731
http://www.the-observatory.org

Paradise Park, Newhaven, Planet Earth, Dinosaur Safari, Play Zone, Sussex models and gardens ~ 01273 512123

Parham House & Gardens, Storrington, Pulborough, house, deer park, gardens ~ 01903 742021

Partyman Fort Fun, indoor soft play; outside playground & adventure golf, weather dependent ~ 01323 642833

Pevensey Castle, 16 centuries of history, open daily until 5pm (weekends only Nov-Easter, 10am-4pm) ~ 01323 762604

Pooh Sticks Bridge & Pooh Corner Shop, on Ashdown Forest, Hartfield on B2026 ~ 01892 771155

Princes Park, Eastbourne, putting, playgrounds, Splashtastic (seasonal), model boating lake, cafe ~ 01323 410000

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, Ringmer, nr Lewes, 1000 rescue animals, visitor centre ~ 01825 840252

Route 66, hop on and explore Hastings on the open-top bus, adults GBP4.50, add a child for only GBP1
http://www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/south-east/hastings-open-top

Rye, visit the medieval town, Heritage Centre, Ypres Tower, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve ~ 01797 226696

Scotney Castle, estate walks open all winter, house, garden, tea room, restricted opening ~ 01892 893820

Seaford Museum in the Martello Tower, local history, Sun & bank holidays, 11am - 4pm ~ 01323 898222 (24hr ansaphone)

Sealife Centre, Brighton, world's oldest operating aquarium with 1500+ creatures ~ 01273 604234 or 0871 4232110 (booking line)

Seven Sisters Country Park, walking, beach, rock pools etc ~ 0345 6080193

Sharnfold Farm & Farm Shop, Stone Cross, farm trail, animals, play area, PYO, coffee shop, farm ~ 01323 768490
http://www.sharnfoldfarm.co.uk

Sheffield Park Garden, TN22 3QX, gardens, play trail, parkland, lakes ~ 01825 790231
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sheffield-park-and-garden

Shinewater Park, Eastbourne, playground, lakes, all-weather court, BMX & skate park ~ 01323 410000

Stadium Tours at the Amex, Brighton, 7 days a week. Call for availability ~ 0844 327 1901

Stock Cars, Bangers & Hot Rods, Arlington Stadium, all year round ~ 01252 322920

Sussex Horse Rescue Sanctuary, Uckfield, Sundays 11 - 4 (selected dates) ~ 01825 762010

The Helen Garden, Eastbourne, putting, boules, playground ~ 01323 410000

The Llama Park, Wych Cross, Forest Row, RH18 5JN, meet the animals, enjoy the play areas and shops ~ 01825 712040

The Royal Pavilion, Brighton, exotic royal palace ~ 03000 290900

Towner Art Gallery, Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, BN21 4JJ, free family activities ~ 01323 434670
http://www.townereastbourne.org.uk/

Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, RH17 6TN, Royal Botanical Gardens, lots of lovely walks & play spaces ~ 01444 894066

West Park, Uckfield, local nature reserve, can be wet in winter! ~ 01825 762774

Wilderness Wood, working woodland for walking, picnics, BBQ, wild camping, children's activities ~ 01825 830509

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Arundel, nature reserve with guided boat safari ~ 01903 883355

Windmill Hill Windmill, open most Sundays & Bank Hols, Easter - Mid October, 2.30 - 5pm ~ 01323 833033

Play Centres

Barney's Playbarn, Bell Lane, Uckfield, U 10's, ~ 01825 764575

Dino's, Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, under 11's & toddler area ~ 01323 490011

Fort Fun's Indoor Play Centre at Fort Fun Adventure Park, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, U11's ~ 01323 642833

Froggies at Knockhatch Adventure Park, Off A22 at Hailsham ~ 01323 442051
http://www.knockhatch.com

Hailsham Leisure Centre, soft play frames & slides, 0 - 10yrs ~ 01323 846755

Leo's Play Den, Pevensey Rd, Eastbourne, babies - 12yrs ~ 01323 749022

Lewes Leisure Centre, Ocean Adventure, under 11's ~ 01273 486000

Monkey Bizness, Cliffe Industrial Estate, Lewes, toddler area for 2-5yrs, main frame for 5-12yrs ~ 01273 311560

PUP Station Eastbourne, Commercial Road, separate toddler area, cafe, 0 - 12yrs ~ 01323 411527

Treasure Island, Eastbourne, Buccaneer's Indoor Adventure, babies - 12yrs ~ 01323 411077

Urban Jump, trampolining & activity centre, Ghyll Road Industrial Estate, Heathfield ~ 01435 863277

Post Natal Exercise and Relaxation

Mummy Yoga with Alice, Yoga Life Studio, Eastbourne, bring your baby/toddler, Tue am ~ 07500 060119

Post Natal Yoga, Thai Massage, Cranial Sacral therapy & Reiki, Lynne Matthews, Eastbourne ~ 07739390930

Post Natal Groups and Support

The Birth House, Postnatal and First Aid courses run by two qualified midwives ~ 07921 919694

Pre-School Art and Craft

Little Learners Messy Play and Mask-making, Ringmer, Cooksbridge & Uckfield ~ 07747104974

Pre-School Dance and Drama

Art of Dance, Lewes & Hove, 2yrs+, professionally qualified teachers ~ 07976 068989

Boogie Beans, Peacehaven, toddler dance & music, Thurs, 10am ~ 07932 949468

Bopping Babies, at Eastbourne Academy of Dancing, walking upwards, 9:30-10:15am,Tues & Thurs ~ 07585 922887

Diddi dance, funky pre-school dance, Eastbourne, Polegate, Willingdon & Uckfield ~ 07788 246073

Eastbourne Academy of Dancing, Bopping Babies & pre-school classes ~ 01323 417260

Let's Imagine drama play session, ages 2-5, Lewes, Fridays 1.30 ~ 07729114381

Mini Motion, creative parent & toddler dance classes, Crowborough & Uckfield ~ 07734 863791

Old Town Dance, Eastbourne, 2.5yrs+ ~ 07809 296375

Pre-school dance at Shining Stars Dance Academy, Eastbourne, Tap & Boogie, ballet ~ 07980 986672

Rennie Dance Academy, 3yrs+, Newick, Uckfield ~ 01825 761596
http://www.renniedanceacademy.co.uk

SLH Dance Academy, Lewes, 2yrs+, Tuesday mornings ~ 07539 215547

Stage Stars, Eastbourne, dance, singing and drama classes for 2-4 yrs ~ 07926 106393

Summerheath School of Dance, Hailsham, 2.5 yrs+ ~ 01323 840092

Universal Dance, Uckfield, 2.5yrs-4yrs ~ 07885 528356 (Uckfield)

Pre-School Music and Movement

Fundamentals, Skippers Hill, Mayfield, Tues 10.15 - 11am, Toddlers & Pre School 2+ ~ 01825 830234

Hartbeeps, Sensory Music Classes, Eastbourne, Old Town and Motcombe ~ 07786 446119
http://www.hartbeeps.com/eastbourne

Jazzy Jo's Song Time, Langney-Thu, Eastbourne, pay as you go ~ 07896 762604

The Art House Cafe, Grove Road, Eastbourne. Regular music activities, pay per session ~ 01323 728691

Tinklers Music Time, fun, imaginative music session, puppets & bubbles, 0 - 5yrs, Lewes & Uckfield ~ 07799 886440

Pre-School Nurseries & Playgroups

Alfriston Pre-School, Private Forest Site, lots of fun activities, own allotment, 0-5yrs ~ 07812 335981

Annan School, Eason's Green, Uckfield, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01825 841410

Attwood Farm Nursery, Bodle Street Green, nr Hailsham, birth - 5yrs ~ 01323 831781

Barcombe Playgroup, Village Hall, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07845 937254

Bede's Nursery & Pre-Prep, Eastbourne, 3mths - 7yrs ~ 01323 356987
http://www.bedes.org

Blackboys Pre-School, Village Hall, Gun Rd, 2-5yrs ~ 01825 891113

Bourne Primary School Nursery, Melbourne Rd, Eastbourne BN22 8BE, 3 - 4yrs ~ 01323 724729

Bright Sparks Nursery at Langney Primary School, Eastbourne, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01323 762177

Burfield Academy Nursery, Oaklands Way, Hailsham, 3ys+ ~ 01323 819309

Butterfly Nursery, Greenwich House, Meridian Centre, Peacehaven, 6 months - 5 years ~ 01273 580819

Chalk Hill Preschool & Toddler Group, Eastbourne, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01323 504659

Charlie Bear's Nursery, Mercread Road, Seaford, 0 - 5yrs ~ 07939 073131

Cheeky Little Monkeys Nursery, Hailsham Baptist Chapel, 2 - 4yrs ~ 07960 830588

Cottage Pre-School, St Mary's Social Centre, Lewes, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01273 474979

Denton Community Primary School and Nursery, Newhaven, 3 - 4yrs ~ 01273 513377

Early Birds Pre-school, Seaford Baptist Church, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01323 896009

East Hoathly Nursery at the Primary School, 2-5yrs ~ 01825 840247

Eastbourne Montessori Nursery School, The Hub On The Hill, Eastbourne, BN21 1TN, 2 - 6yrs ~ 07946 356271 or 01323 430981

Emmanuel Pre-school, Hailsham, Learning through play 2 - 5yrs ~ 07766 630334
http://www.emmanuelpreschool.co.uk

Forest Park Day Nursery and Pre-School, Tunbridge Wells, 0-5yrs ~ 01892 512313

Framfield Pre-School, 2-4yrs, rural setting, OfSted Rated Outstanding, Mon-Fri term time ~ 01825 890943
http://www.framfieldpreschool.co.uk

Good Times Pre-School, Children's Centre, Lexden Rd, Seaford, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01323 896313

Happy Days Nursery, Telscombe Parish Hall, Peachaven, Mon-Fri, 2-5yrs ~ 07866 201996

Happy Valley Pre-School, The Mencap Hall, Riverside, Newhaven, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01273 512485

Harbour Nursery, Church Hill, Newhaven BN9 9LX, 3 - 5yrs ~ 01273 514532

Harlands Nursery, Ridgewood, Uckfield, 2.5 - 5yrs ~ 01825 760445

Heron Park Nursery, Hampden Park, Eastbourne BN22 9EE, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01323 502525

Herstmonceux Pre-school, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07925 514252

Horam Community Pre-school, 2-5yrs ~ 01435 812192

Jenny Wren Nursery School, Old Town, Eastbourne, 3 - 5yrs ~ 07732 909774 or 01323 731891

Jumping Beans at Parkland Infant School, Eastbourne, 2 - 5yrs, Mon-Fri 9am-3pm ~ 01323 502622

Kindergarten at Skippers Hill Manor Prep School, Mayfield, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01825 830234

Kingston Pre-School, Kingston Village Hall, The Street, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01273 486060

Lewes Old Grammar School Nursery, 3 - 5yrs ~ 01273 473246

Little Horsted Nursery School, Nr Uckfield TN22 5TS, 2.5 - 4yrs ~ 01825 750380

Little Punnetts at the Primary School, Punnetts Town, nr Heathfield, 2-5yrs ~ 01435 831515

Little Rockets Childcare, Princes Park, Eastbourne, 1 - 5yrs ~ 07516 987199

Lower Willingdon Preschool Nursery, Eastbourne, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01323 489264

Mayfield Pre-school, open all day except Friday (am only), 2 - 5yrs ~ 01435 872523

Micklefield Nursery School, Seaford, 2-5yrs, giant sand area, Ofsted Outstanding, funding accepted ~ 01323 892457
http://www.micklefieldnusery.co.uk

Newick Pre-School, The Reading Room, 2 - 4yrs ~ 07788 603633

Nutley?Pre-School Playgroup - Little Deers, Memorial Hall, Nutley, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07535 655013
http://www.nutleypreschool.org.uk

Peacehaven Heights School Nursery Class, Roderick Avenue, 3 - 4yrs ~ 01273 575989

Pebble Beach Nursery & Pre-School, flexible & affordable childcare, beach school in Eastbourne ~ 01323 410645

Pevensey & Westham Preschool, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07925 538730

Pippa's Group, Landport Rd, Lewes, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01273 483992

Polegate Pre-school Playgroup, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07983 864966

Polegate School Nursery, Oakleaf Drive, BN26 6PT, 2-4yrs, alll weather outdoor areas ~ 01323 482404

Rainbow Childcare, Peacehaven Sports Park, BN10 8RJ, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01273 583624

Ringmer Nursery School, Harrisons Lane, Ringmer, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01273 814154

Sacred Heart Nursery School, Wadhurst, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01892 783414

Sheepsetting Pre-school, Cross in Hand School, Heathfield TN21 0XG, 2-5yrs ~ 01435 866268

Shinewater Primary School Nursery, Eastbourne, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01323 762129

South Malling C of E Primary School & Nursery, Lewes BN7 2HS, 3- 5yrs with ASC ~ 01273 471100

South Malling Pre-School, Spences Lane, Lewes, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07990 572552

Southover Nursery, Southover Church Hall, Lewes, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01273 486435

Spire Pre-School, Belmont Centre, Uckfield, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01825 762268

St Andrew's Prep Nursery, Meads, Eastbourne, 9mths-4yrs, 8am-6pm ~ 01323 733203

St Gregory's Montessori Nursery School, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne, BN20 8Q, Mon-Fri, 2 - 5yrs ~ 01323 639164

St John's Pre-School, The Reading Room, School Lane, Crowborough, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01892 664214

St Mary's Nursery School, Queens Rd, Crowborough, 2.5 - 4yrs ~ 01892 611721

St Thomas a Becket Catholic Nursery School, Tutts Barn Lane, Eastbourne, 2-5yrs ~ 01323 725977
http://www.stthomasabecketnursery.co.uk/

Stepping Stones Pre-School, Buxted, 30 hrs free for eligble 3 and 4 yr olds, Ofsted - Good 2018 ~ 01825 765241

Stepping Stones Pre-School, Maresfield, open 48 weeks, 8am-6pm, Mon-Fri, Ofsted - Outstanding 2015 ~ 01825 765241

Stone Cross Independent Pre-school, Pevensey, 2-5yrs ~ 01323 740149

Summerfields Nursery, Hailsham, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07979 007263

The Nursery School, Chapel Green, Crowborough, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01892 662156

The South Downs Nursery School, West Site, Beechy Avenue, Eastbourne, 3yrs+ ~ 01323 730302

Tots & Time out Nursery, Eshton Road, Eastbourne, 0mths - 11yrs, baby room, toddler room ~ 01323 726132

Union Corner Pre-school, Hailsham, 2 - 5yrs ~ 07521 008980 or 07980 424579

Wadhurst Nursery, 3 - 4yrs ~ 01892 783155

Wallands Nursery at Wallands CP School, Lewes, 3 - 4yrs ~ 01273 472776 (option 3)
http://www.wallandsschool.org/

West Rise Nursery, Chaffinch Rd, Eastbourne BN23 7SL, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01323 764062

Whitehill Nursery School, Luxford Rd, Crowborough, 2 - 4yrs ~ 01892 610816

Young Haymakers Nursery & Montessori School, nr Waldron, 9mths - 5yrs ~ 01435 812555

Pre-School Other Groups

Brickletots, Music and French 3m-3yrs at Bricklehurst School, Stonegate, booking essential. ~ 01580 200448

Hellingly Preschool, Breakfast and after School club plus Wed morning holiday club 9am - 1pm ~ 07713880255

Sensory Room free 1 hour bookable in advance, Seaford Children's Centre, Under 5s, Mon - Thurs ~ 01323 464550

The Art House Cafe, Pre school Cookery 9.30am on Wednesdays, GBP3 ~ 01323 728691

WAVES Family Drop In, Seaford, coffee, breastfeeding, info, play, chill-out, Mon-Thu 9.30am-12.30pm ~ 01323 873797

Pre-School Sport and Gym

Cai Baby Yoga, 1-2-1 & group classes, 12wks to mobile ~ 07999 286778
http://www.caibaby.co.uk

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, gymnastics, from 2yrs Fridays, 9.15-11.30am ~ 01323 490011

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, trampoling, 2-4yrs Fridays, 1.15-2pm ~ 01323 897632

Eternity Gymnastics, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, 22mths-5yrs, Thu am ~ 07925 052397

Frontier School of Karate & Kickboxing (FSK), Heathfield, Uckfield, Battle, Crowborough, 3yrs+ ~ 01273 702662 or 07970 686054
http://www.fsk-karate.info

Fun Abounds, Uckfield, Leaps 'n' Bounds & Mini Fun 'n' Bound, 0 - 5yrs ~ 01825 768479

Happyjacks Pre-School Gymnastics for 3-5yrs, Shinewater Sports Centre, Tuesdays & Saturdays ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Happyjacks Tumblers Monkey Gym, Mon 9.30am,10.20am St Anthonys Centre & Wed 9.45am Shinewater ~ 07738 381384
http://www.happyjackssoftplay.co.uk/

Kiddi Tennis, Eastbourne Sports Park 2-4yrs, 10 - 10.50, Tuesdays, term time only ~ 07811 447711

Little Yogis, fun yoga sessions for 2-5yrs, Mondays, St Barnabas Langney, 10am ~ 07907 488999

Pre-School Gymnastics lessons at the Sovereign Centre for 18 months plus ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/sovereign_centre/Jump-into-gymnastics

Rugbytots, fun, structured rugby play sessions for children aged 2-5 years in Eastbourne ~ 0345 313 0421
http://www.rugbytots.co.uk

Sovereign Centre, Sovey Tumblers, Eastbourne, Wed, Fri, 9.30am-12pm, 6m-5yrs (8yrs in school hols) ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Tiny Tumblers, Crowborough Leisure Centre, Mon & Fri 9.30 - 11.30am ~ 01892 665488

Tom's Rhinos Rugby School, Saturday mornings, Eastbourne, ages 2+, free trial class available ~ 07572 010771

Tumble Tots Lewes, Tuesdays, sessions from 6 months - 5 years held at Kings Church ~ 07774 123814

Uckfield Gymnastic Club, from crawling to adults, led by British Gymnastics qualified coaches ~ [email protected]

Pre-School Swimming

Crest Swim School, swimming lessons 4 mths+ in Chailey ~ 01444 213707

Crowborough Leisure Centre, swimming lessons from 2yrs+ ~ 01892 665488

Hailsham Leisure Centre, swimming lessons from 2yrs+, separate toddler area ~ 01323 846755

Hydro School, Eastbourne, 3yrs+ ~ 07840 146248

Lewes Leisure Centre, fun swimming & lessons available from birth ~ 01273 486000

Love Baby Swim School, birth upwards, private pool in Isfield, nr Uckfield ~ 01825 840377

Motcombe Pool, Eastbourne, swimming lessons from 3mths+ ~ 01323 410748

Ottertots, from 6 weeks 4 years, Eastbourne, Tuesdays 10am-12pm & Thursdays 11.30-1.30pm, term time ~ 07936 592840
http://www.eastbourneotters.co.uk

Puddle Ducks baby & pre-school swimming lessons in Crowborough, Hailsham and Uckfield ~ 01892 617246
http://www.puddleducks.com/local-teams/west-kent-east-sussex

Seaford Head Pool, pre-school lessons, 5mths+ ~ 01323 897632

Seahaven Swim & Fitness Centre, Newhaven, pre-school lessons, 5mths+ ~ 01273 512498

Small Splashes, Wilmington, babies - 9yrs ~ 07951 129354
http://www.smallsplashes.co.uk

Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne, lessons from 3mths+ ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Swim Skills School, York House Hotel, Eastbourne, babies+ ~ 07817 640748

Uckfield Leisure Centre, swimming lessons from 2yrs+; Seahorses under 3yrs, Mon/Fri am sessions ~ 01825 761160

Water Babies, Chailey Heritage School, weekends, birth - 4yrs ~ 01273 552454

Water Babies, Eastbourne, Crowborough, Bexhill, Ticehurst, Tunbridge Wells, birth - 4yrs ~ 01424 892568

Water Nippers, Isfield nr Uckfield & Seaford, 0 - 8yrs, ~ 01273 621333

Primary Schools

Alfriston School BN26 5XB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 870203

All Saints & St Richards C of E Primary, School Hill, Heathfield TN21 9AE, 5-11yrs ~ 01435 863466

Annecy Catholic Primary School, Sutton Avenue, Seaford BN25 4LF, 5-11yrs ~ 01323 894892

Ashdown Primary School, Crowborough TN6 2NT, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01892 655846

Barcombe C of E Primary School BN8 5DN, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 400287

Blackboys C of E Primary School TN22 5LL, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 890423

Bonners Church of England Primary School, School Hill, Maresfield, TN22 2EG ~ 01825 762381

Bourne Primary School, Melbourne Rd, Eastbourne BN22 8BE, 5 - 11yrs, breakfast & ASC ~ 01323 724729

Broad Oak Community Primary School TN21 8UD, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 862951

Burfield Primary Academy,Oaklands Way, Hailsham, BN27 2NW ~ 01323 819309

Burwash C of E Primary School TN19 7DZ, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 882440

Buxted C of E Primary School TN22 4BB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 733185

Chailey & St Peter's C of E Primary School, North Chailey BN8 4DB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 722939

Chiddingly Primary School, Muddles Green BN8 6HN, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 872307

Chyngton School, Seaford BN25 3ST, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 893281

Cradle Hill Community Primary School, Seaford BN25 3BA, 4 - 11yrs ~ 01323 892773

Cross in Hand C of E Primary School TN21 0XG, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 862941

Dallington C of E Primary School TN21 9NH, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 830335

Denton Community Primary School & Nursery, Acacia Road, Newhaven BN9 0QJ, 3 - 11yrs ~ 01273 513377

East Hoathly C of E Primary School, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 840247

Etchingham C of E Primary School TN19 7BY, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01580 819218

Firle C of E Primary School BN8 6LF, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 858260

Five Ashes C of E Primary School TN20 6HY, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 830395

Fletching C of E Primary School TN22 3SP, 5-11yrs ~ 01825 722356

Framfield C of E Primary School TN22 5NR, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 890258

Gildredge House Free School, Compton Place Rd, Eastbourne BN20 8AB ages 4019yrs ~ 01323 400650

Grovelands Community School, Hailsham BN27 3UW, 4- 11yrs ~ 01323 840062

Hamsey Community Primary School, Cooksbridge, Nr Lewes BN8 4SJ, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 400370

Hankham Primary School, Pevensey BN24 5AY, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 763265

Harbour Primary School, Church Hill, Newhaven BN9 9LX, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 514532

Harlands Primary School, Mallard Drive, Uckfield TN22 5PW, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 764244

Hawkes Farm Academy, Hailsham BN27 1ND, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 841466

Hellingly Community Primary School BN27 4DS, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 844346

Heron Park Primary Academy, Eastbourne BN22 9EE, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 502525

Herstmonceux C of E Primary School, Gardner St BN27 4LG, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 833148

High Cliff Academy, Southdown Road, Newhaven for ages 3 - 11 years ~ 01273 041471

High Hurstwood C of E Primary School TN22 4AD, 4 - 11yrs ~ 01825 733231

Holy Cross C of E Primary, Belmont Road, Uckfield TN22 1BP, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 762336

Hurst Green C of E Primary School & Nursey, TN19 7PN, 2 - 11yrs ~ 01580 860375

Iford & Kingston C of E Primary School, Lewes BN7 3NR, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 474973

Jarvis Brook School, Crowborough TN6 3RG, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01892 653033

Langney Primary Academy, Eastbourne, BN23 7EA, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 762177

Laughton Community Primary School BN8 6AH, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 811306

Little Horsted C of E Primary School, Nr Uckfield TN22 5TS, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 750380

Manor Primary School, Downsview Crescent, Uckfield TN22 1UB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 763041

Mayfield C of E Primary School TN20 6TA, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 873185

Maynards Green Community Primary School TN21 0DD, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 812622

Meridien Primary School, Roderick Avenue North, Peacehaven BN10 8BZ, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 584212

Motcombe Community School, Macmillan Drive, Eastbourne BN21 1SN, 5 - 7yrs ~ 01323 728901

Newick C of E Primary School BN8 4NB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 723377

Nutley C of E Primary School TN22 3NW, 5-11yrs ~ 01825 712575

Oakwood Primary Academy, Magnolia Walk, Eastbourne BN22 0SS, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 501251

Ocklynge Junior School, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne BN20 8XN, 7 - 11yrs ~ 01323 725839

Park Mead Primary School, Upper Dicker BN27 3QP, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 844247

Parkland Infant School, Hampden Park, Eastbourne BN22 9QJ, 5 - 7yrs ~ 01323 502862

Parkland Junior School, Hampden Park, Eastbourne BN22 9QJ, 7 - 11yrs ~ 01323 502620

Parkside Community Primary School, Heathfield TN21 8QQ, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 864577

Pashley Down Infant School, Beechy Avenue, Eastbourne BN20 8NX, 5 - 7yrs ~ 01323 730719

Peacehaven Heights Primary School, Roderick Avenue BN10 8UZ, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 575989

Pevensey & Westham C of E Primary School BN24 5LP, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 762269

Phoenix Academy, Hailsham BN27 2PH, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 841420

Polegate School, Oakleaf Drive, BN26 6PT, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 482404

Punnetts Town Community Primary School TN21 9DE, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01435 830361

Ringmer Primary School, Harrisons Lane, Ringmer BN8 5LL, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 812463

Rocks Park Primary School, Lashbrooks Road, Uckfield TN22 2AY, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 762827

Roselands Infant School, Woodgate Road, Eastbourne BN22 8PD, 5 - 7yrs ~ 01323 726764

Seaford Primary School, Wilkinson Way BN25 2JF, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 893450

Shinewater Primary School, Eastbourne BN23 8ED, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 762129

Sir Henry Fermor C of E Primary, Crowborough TN6 2SD, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01892 652405

South Malling C of E Primary School & Nursery, Lewes BN7 2HS, 3- 11yrs with ASC ~ 01273 473016

St Andrews C of E Infant School, Winchelsea Road, Eastbourne BN22 7PP, 5 - 7yrs ~ 01323 724749

St John's C of E Primary School, School Lane, Crowborough TN6 1SD, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01892 661189

St John's Meads C of E Primary School, Rowsley Rd, Eastbourne BN20 7XS, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 730255

St Mark's C of E Primary School, Hadlow Down TN22 4HY, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01825 830375

St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Chapel Green, Crowborough TN6 2LB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01892 655291

St Pancras Catholic Primary School, De Montfort Rd, Lewes BN7 1SR, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 473017

St Philip's Catholic Primary School, New Town, Uckfield TN22 5DJ, 4 - 11yrs ~ 01825 762032

St Thomas a Becket Catholic Primary, Tutts Barn Lane, Eastbourne BN22 8XT, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 737221

Stafford Junior School, Ringwood Road, Eastbourne BN22 8UA, 7 - 11yrs ~ 01323 733434

Stone Cross School, Adur Drive, Stone Cross, Pevensey BN24 5EF, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 461002

Stonegate C of E Primary School TN5 7EN, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01580 200415

The Cavendish Primary, Eldon Rd, Eastbourne BN21 1UE ~ 01323 731340

The Haven VA CE Methodist Primary School, Atlantic Drive, Eastbourne BN23 5SW, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 471781

Ticehurst & Flimwell C of E Primary School TN5 7DH, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01580 200344

Tollgate Community Junior School, Winston Crescent, Eastbourne BN23 6NL, 7 - 11yrs ~ 01323 723298

Wadhurst C of E Primary School, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01892 783155

Wallands Community Primary School, Gundreda Rd, Lewes BN7 1PU, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 472776
http://www.wallandsschool.org/

West Rise Community Infant School, Chaffinch Road, Eastbourne BN23 7SL, 5-7yrs ~ 01323 764062

West Rise Junior School, Chaffinch Road, Eastbourne BN23 7SL, 7 - 11yrs ~ 01323 764037

Western Road Community Primary School, Southover High St, Lewes BN7 1JB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01273 473013

White House Academy, Hailsham BN27 2FB, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 841615

Willingdon Primary School, Rapsons Road, Eastbourne BN20 9RJ, 5 - 11yrs ~ 01323 482619

q) Toddlers Seaford – Friday

Scallywags, Seaford Baptist Church, GBP1 per family, 9.30 - 11am ~ 01323 896009

Seaford Library Storytime, 11am - 11.30am ~ 0345 6080196

q) Toddlers Uckfield – Friday

Fun Abounds, Uckfield, Mini Fun 'n' Bound, 10am - 12noon, GBP4.50, non-walkers FREE ~ 01825 768479

Twos Group, 24-36m, toys, crafts, messy play, song time, Foresters Hall, Uckfield, 9.45-11am ~ 01825 765115

r) Toddlers Seaford – Saturday

Who Let the Dads Out? Seaford Baptist Church, 2nd Sat, 9.30 - 11.30am ~ 01323 896009

Reading

Lewes Children's Book Group, Bookswap 1st Sat of each half term holiday, 10am -12pm Depot Cinema ~ 01273 474964

Rugby

Crowborough Rugby Club, 2yrs - U18 + adults ~ 01892 654832

Lewes Rugby Club, U6 - U19, girls, boys, ladies & men, everybody welcome ~ 01435 864691

Rugbytots, fun, structured rugby play sessions for children aged 2-5 years in Eastbourne ~ 0345 313 0421
http://www.rugbytots.co.uk

Tom's Rhinos Rugby School, Saturday mornings, Eastbourne, ages 2-18, free trial class available ~ 07572 010771

s) Toddlers Wadhurst – Monday

Wadhurst Parents & child group, St George's Hall, 9.15 - 11.30am, GBP2 per child, term time only ~ 01892 785980

Scouting

East Sussex Scouts, county administrator ~ 01342 826491

Hailsham & Heathfield District Commissioner ~ 07853314654

Mayfield Group Assistant Scout Leader ~ 07771 965517

Scout Association for nearest Beaver, Scout, Venture, Air & Sea group ~ 0845 3001818

Seahaven Beavers, Cubs & Scouts ~ 0844 4146086

Secondary Schools

Beacon Academy & 6th Form, Crowborough, 11 - 18yrs ~ 01892 603000/01892 603027

Chailey School, South Chailey, 11 - 16yrs ~ 01273 890407

Gildredge House Free Sc, Compton Place Rd, Eastbourne, BN20 8AB, Ages 11-19yrs ~ 01323 400650

Hailsham Community College (Academy Trust) BN27 1DT, 11 - 18 yrs ~ 01323 841468

Heathfield Community College, 11 - 18yrs ~ 01435 866066

Kings Academy, Ringmer, 11 - 16yrs ~ 01273 812220

Peacehaven Community School, Greenwich Way, BN10 8RB, 11-16yrs ~ 01273 581100

Priory School, Lewes, BN7 2XN, 11 - 16yrs ~ 01273 476231

Ratton School Academy Trust, Eastbourne BN21 2XR, 11 - 16 yrs ~ 01323 504011

Seaford Head School /S6H Academy, 11 - 18yrs, BN25 4LX ~ 01323 891623

Seahaven Academy, Southdown Road, Newhaven, BN9 9JL, 11 - 16yrs ~ 01273 517601

St Catherine's College, Eastbourne BN23 7BL, 11 - 16 yrs ~ 01323 465400

The Causeway School, Larkspur Drive, Eastbourne BN23 8EJ, 11 - 16yrs ~ 01323 465700

The Cavendish School, Eastbourne BN21 1UE, 11 - 16 yrs ~ 01323 731340

The Eastbourne Academy, Brodrick Road Eastbourne BN22 9RQ, 11 - 16yrs ~ 01323 514900

Uckfield College, 11 - 18yrs ~ 01825 764844

Uplands Community College, 11 - 18yrs ~ 01892 782135

Willingdon Community School, Eastbourne, 11 - 16yrs ~ 01323 485254

SEN Schools

Chailey Heritage School & Future Life Skills Centre, 3 - 19yrs, for complex needs ~ 01825 724444

Cuckmere House School, Seaford BN25 4BA, 6 - 16yrs ~ 01323 893319

Grove Park School, Crowborough TN6 1BN, 3 - 19yrs ~ 01892 663018

Hazel Court School, Eastbourne BN23 8EJ, 11 - 19yrs ~ 01323 438340

Northease Manor School, Rodmell, 8 - 17yrs, for pupils with specific learning difficulties ~ 01273 472915

Owlswick Independent School & Home, Kingston, 10 -18yrs ~ 01273 473078

St John's, Seaford, independent school for learners with complex needs, 5 - 19yrs ~ 01323 872940

St Mary's School Horam, Maynards Green TN21 0BT, 9 - 16yrs ~ 01435 812278

The Lindfield School, Part of Southfield Trust, Eastbourne BN22 0BQ, 11-16yrs ~ 01323 502988

The Mount Camphill Community, Wadhurst, 16 - 25yrs ~ 01892 782025

The South Downs School, East Site, Langney, Eastbourne, 8-11yrs ~ 01323 761061

The South Downs School, West Site, Beechy Avenue, Eastbourne, 5-7yrs ~ 01323 730302

Skating and Skateboards

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, family roller disco, Sat 5.30pm, skate school ~ 01323 490011

Eastbourne Edge Inline Hockey Club, MySkateWorld, 6 - 18yrs+, new players wanted ~ 07776 001021

Eastbourne Junior Roller Derby, Sundays 3-4pm, Causeway School, 8-17 yrs ~ 07947 641522

Get Your Skates On, roller discos, all ages in Uckfield & Crowborough. Parties also available ~ 07858 912322

My Skate World, family friendly roller discos Fri 5-9pm, Sat 1-6pm & Sun 2-6pm, Maple Rd, Eastbourne ~ 07807 087962
http://www.myskateworld.co.uk

My Skate World, indoor skate rink, Tues- Fri for open skate, Maple Rd, Eastbourne, call for times ~ 07807 087962
http://www.myskateworld.co.uk

Peacehaven Leisure Centre, family roller disco, Fri from 5pm ~ 01273 588858

SK8school, lessons, hire, discos & parties. Public skate Sat 3pm & half term, Eastbourne Sports Park ~ 01323 725575 or 07940 773295

Uckfield Leisure Centre, roller disco, Sat 3 - 4.30pm ~ 01825 761160

Snow Sports

Dry Ski Slope at Bowles, Eridge Green, private lessons only, skiing 6yrs+; boarding 10yrs+ ~ 01892 665665

Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre, On A22 at Hailsham ~ 01323 843344
http://www.knockhatch.com

Speech and Language

Communication, learning & Autism Support Service for speech, language, literacy & dyslexia ~ 01273 336887

The Starfish Project, Hailsham, workshops training for people who stammer, 12yrs+ ~ 01825 767268

Sports Centres

Bannatyne's Health Club, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, members only ~ 01323 505080

Cavendish Sports Centre, Eastbourne, sports hall, gym, studio ~ 01323 647683
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/cavendish-sports-centre

Crowborough Leisure Centre, creche Mon - Fri 9.15 - 10.30am; 10.30 - 11.45am ~ 01892 665488

Crowborough Leisure Centre, gym, studios, pool, sports hall, treatment rooms, sauna & steamroom ~ 01892 665488

David Lloyd Club, Eastbourne, members only ~ 01323 509802

Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford, sports hall, 3G pitch, gym, studio, creche Tue-Sat am ~ 01323 490011

Eastbourne Sports Park, athletics/3G/grass pitches/tennis/table tennis/netball/basketball/badminton ~ 01323 649214

Hailsham Leisure Centre, swim, gym, bowling, soft play, classes ~ 01323 846755

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, gym, tennis, sports hall, astro, netball, squash, 3G pitch ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Heathfield Leisure Centre, gym, classes, sports hall ~ 01435 868824

Lewes Leisure Centre, gym, pool with flume & toddler pool, sports halls, soft play, athletics track ~ 01273 486000

Peacehaven Leisure Centre, gym, sports hall, Magic Castle soft play, squash & basketball ~ 01273 588858

Ringmer Swimming Pool, Lewes Rd, Ringmer, BN8 5RB, open 7 days, inflatables at weekends ~ 01273 813533

Seahaven Swim & Fitness Centre, Newhaven, gym, pool, exercise classes at Shakespeare Hall ~ 01273 512498

Shinewater Sports Centre, Eastbourne, sports hall, gym ~ 01323 768614

Sport Brighton, Denton Rd, Eastbourne, swim, hire pitches, sports hall, gym: memberships available ~ 01273 643706

Uckfield Leisure Centre, creche Mon - Fri 9.25 - 10.40am; 10.40 - 11.55am ~ 01825 761160

Uckfield Leisure Centre, swimming pool, sports hall, studio, gym, squash, 3G pitch ~ 01825 761160

Uplands Sports Centre, Wadhurst, sports halls, gym, studio, multi-use games area ~ 01892 782136

Squash

Crowborough Tennis & Squash Club, coaching for 5yrs+ ~ 01892 652618

Hampden Park Sports Centre, Eastbourne, casual sessions ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Nutley Tennis & Squash Club, junior squash coaching ~ 07786 232635

Peacehaven Leisure Centre, casual bookings and squash club all ages, Mon & Thurs eves ~ 01273 588858

Southdown Sports Club, Lewes, junior squash night, Wed 6-8pm ~ 01273 480630

Uckfield Leisure Centre, junior coached squash on Mon/Thu pm ~ 01825 761160

Stoolball

Burwash Common Stoolball, mixed team from 14yrs ~ 01435 883385

Chiddingly Ladies Stoolball ~ 01825 872052

Five Ashes Stoolball Club, mixed, 14yrs+ ~ 01825 830520

Fletching Ladies Stoolball ~ 01825 768030

Geebro Stoolball Club, Hailsham, ladies, 12yrs+ ~ 01323 841305

Hailsham League Stoollball, details of local clubs ~ 01323 487445

Herstmonceux Mixed Stoolball ~ 01323 765777

Isfield Ladies Stoolball ~ 07824 556832

Maresfield Stoolball Club, ladies & mixed teams ~ 07901 551581

Newick Junior, Ladies & Mixed Stoolball ~ 01825 722081

Nutley Stoolball, Ladies & Mixed ~ 01825 764824

Swimming and Scuba Diving

Aquatots, Crowborough ~ 0208 6886488

Crowborough Leisure Centre, lessons, life saving club, splashmania, Sat swim club, public swimming ~ 01892 665488

Deborah Barnes, Swimming Lessons, Home Educated Children, Mondays, Eastbourne, 3 years and older ~ 07790 369927

Eastbourne Otters, swimming lessons at various locations across Eastbourne, all abilities from 4yrs+ ~ 07936 592840
http://www.eastbourneotters.co.uk

Hailsham Leisure Centre, swim lessons, splash mania Fri eve for all ages, toddler area ~ 01323 846755

Hydro School, Eastbourne, all abilities, 3yrs - adult ~ 07840 146248

Lewes Leisure Centre, fun swimming & lessons for all ages; Super Splash Sat & Sun 3 - 5pm ~ 01273 486000

Lewes Swimming Club at Seaford, Ringmer, Newhaven & Lewes, 3yrs - masters ~ 01273 582629

Liberty Swim School, St Leonards, Mayfield, 2.5 - 15yrs, Sat am ~ 07540 103319

Love Baby Swim School, birth upwards, private pool in Isfield, nr Uckfield ~ 01825 840377

Motcombe Pool, Eastbourne, swimming lessons from 3mths+, open 7 days a week ~ 01323 410748

Newhaven Scuba Centre, Newhaven Marina Fort Rd, Newhaven BN9 9DL ~ 01273 612012

Pells Open Air Pool, Lewes (seasonal opening) ~ 01273 472334 (when open)

Planet Divers, Eastbourne, Discover Scuba Experience, 10yrs+, GBP30 for 2 hours ~ 07889 883232

Puddle Ducks baby & pre-school swimming lessons in Crowborough, Hailsham and Uckfield ~ 01892 617246
http://www.puddleducks.com/local-teams/west-kent-east-sussex

Ringmer Swimming Pool, Lewes Rd, Ringmer, BN8 5RB, open 7 days, inflatables at weekends ~ 01273 813533

Scuba2000, scuba diving & snorkelling for all, 8yrs - adult; freediving for 14yrs+ ~ 01825 762524

Seahaven Swim & Fitness Centre, Newhaven, lessons & lane swimming ~ 01273 512498

Small Splashes, Wilmington, classes for babies - 8yrs ~ 07951 129354
http://www.smallsplashes.co.uk

Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne fun & training pools; lessons from 6mths+, dive from 8yrs+ ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne, Wave Rave, Fri eve, 8 - 12yrs: 5pm - 6.45pm; all ages: 7pm - 8.30pm ~ 01323 738822
http://www.eastbourneleisurecentres.com/SOVEREIGN_CENTRE

Swim Skills School, York House Hotel, Eastbourne, 0 - 5yrs ~ 07817 640748

The Blue Lagoon Warm Water Centre, 14 Brassey Parade, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, BN22 9NG ~ 01323 325556

Uckfield Beacon Swimming/Triathlon Club, Sun eve, Uckfield Leisure Centre, 7yrs+ ~ 01825 761160

Uckfield Leisure Centre, fun, lessons from 2yrs, Seahorses for tots, parties, Splashdance Fri eve ~ 01825 761160

Water Babies, Chailey Heritage School, weekends, birth - 4yrs ~ 01273 552454

Water Babies, Eastbourne, Crowborough, Bexhill, Ticehurst, Tunbridge Wells, birth - 4yrs ~ 01424 892568

t) Toddlers Wadhurst – Tuesday

Messy Little Monsters, High Weald Children's Centre, Ticehurst, 9.15 - 10.30am, term time ~ 01424 725040

Table Tennis

Crowborough Leisure Centre, casual bookings ~ 01892 665488

Five Ashes Table Tennis Club, 12yrs+, Mondays, 8.15pm, September - March ~ 01825 830520

Hailsham Table Tennis Club, 10yrs+ ~ 01323 841203

Shinewater Sports & Community Centre, casual bookings ~ 01323 768614

Sport Brighton, Denton Rd, Eastbourne, casual bookings ~ 01273 643706

Tennis

Burwash Tennis Club, junior memberships & coaching, Sat pm ~ 01424 842796

Crowborough Tennis & Squash Club, teams, coaching, camps, 4yrs+ ~ 01892 652618

Eastbourne Sports Park, indoor tennis courts for hire ~ 01323 649214

Hailsham Tennis Club, child friendly junior tennis, coaching, holiday camps & fitness classes ~ 0781 551 1130

Hampden Park Sport Centre, Eastbourne, junior tennis coaching, Fridays at 5pm ~ 01323 509859
http://www.sporteastbourne.co.uk/hampden-park-sports-centre

Hampden Park Tennis Club, Eastbourne, juniors coaching, holiday camps, tournaments, teams, 5yrs+ ~ 01323 655567

Horam Tennis Club, coaching from 5yrs+, Tue pm & Sat am & holiday courses with Good4Tennis ~ 07484 140811

Le Tennis, Maresfield & Newick, tennis coaching & holiday camps ~ 01825 760926

Maresfield Lawn Tennis Club, active junior section ~ 01825 760926

Mayfield Lawn Tennis Club, 4yrs+, junior coaching for members, camps ~ 01435 873113

Newhaven Tennis Club, family orientated club with junior memberships & coaching ~ 01273 512162

Newick Tennis Club, active junior section ~ 01825 760926

Nutley Tennis & Squash Club, junior tennis coaching ~ 07786 232635

South Coast Tennis, coaching for all ages & holiday camps Cross in Hand & Horam ~ 07790 037030

Southdown Sports Club, Lewes, junior coaching, hol courses ~ 01273 480630

Tennis in the Park, Gildridge Park, Eastbourne, free taster; coaching & holiday camps, 2yrs - adult ~ 07837 890429

Victoria Pleasure Ground, Uckfield, active junior section ~ 01825 760926

Wadhurst Tennis Club, group coaching, tournaments, holiday camps, 4yrs+ ~ 01892 783303 (membership)/01424 842796 (coach)

Toys, Books and Gifts

Academy Violins, music shop in Lewes ~ 01273 473278

Aquila Magazine subscriptions, for the able child, 8 - 12yrs ~ 01323 431313

Bags of Books, children's specialist bookshop, 1 South Street, Lewes, BN7 2BT ~ 01273 479320

Bear World, Enterprise Centre, Eastbourne, have some fun and make your own bear, open 7 days ~ 01323 728237
http://www.bearworld.co.uk

Caricatures by Lesley Harvey, drawn from your favourite photo ~ 07722 236741

Eastbource CRC, 91-93 Seaside, special gifts for christenings, first communions, baby naming etc ~ 01323 732070

Happy Confetti, independent children's lifestyle store, toys, books, gifts, interiors, Eastbourne ~ 01323 301060

Memory bears & animals made from your child's old clothes ~ 07598 393033

Paula Louise Paton Jewellery ~ 01825 722428

Pixels2Canvas, your photos on canvas + funky pop art, sport art etc, Eastbourne shop & online ~ 01323 721067

Pooh Corner, Hartfield, all sorts of Winnie the Pooh toys & gifts ~ 01892 771155

Purple Butterfly Crafts, bespoke baby & celebration gifts & cards ~ 01323 644873

Skies & Scarecrows at Middle Farm, Firle, traditional toys, Jellycats, Orchard & Usborne books ~ 01323 815037

The Magical World of Children's books, Scholastic Book Parties. Hugely discounted titles ~ 07895 243757

The Patchwork Elephant, handmade patchwork keepsakes using your own memorable fabric ~ 07922 312826

Trumpety Trump, Heathfield, toys, games & gifts ~ 01435 862887

Usborne Books, free books for you, your children's school or pre-school or cash for fundraising ~ 01825 769515

Wilderness Wood, reserve & cut your own Christmas trees from November ~ 01825 830509

Triathlon

Team Bodyworks, Eastbourne, 8yrs+ ~ 07590 851259

Tutoring & Language Clubs

Aim High Tuition, individual & group tuition in many subjects from qualified and experienced tutors ~ 07862 006302
http://www.aimhightuition1.com

Bonjour Kidz, French after school club, Christ Church, Lewes, Wed 3.45pm, fun games & songs ~ 01273 921821

Charlotte Windham, Maths tutor for KS3, GCSE, iGCSE & A Level ~ 07712 534283

Claire Barrass, English and Maths Tuition to boost confidence age 5-11yrs, based in Eastbourne ~ 0776 2584009 or 01323 732599

Confident reading for all ages, Ocklynge area, Eastbourne ~ 01323 645416

Eastbourne Tuition Centre, Upperton Rd, 5-16yrs, Maths, English, IT for families ~ 01323 720072

Jarvis Brand, one to one maths and science tuition from KS2 to A level, based in the Uckfield area ~ 07957 220 891

Johnson Tuition, Meads Eastbourne, Maths & English to 11+, KS2&3 English & KS2 Maths support ~ 01323 639396

Kumon Eastbourne Study Centre, affordable maths and English tuition ~ 01323 332455
http://www.kumon.co.uk/eastbourne/

Les Franglophones, French lessons, Wed pm ~ [email protected]

Lingotot, French & Spanish classes for children & families, Eastbourne, Alfriston, Hastings ~ 0845 6808148

Private Tutoring: Maths Y5 & 6, Biology GCSE/A level, Chemistry GCSE, Heathfield ~ 01435 865462

Remarkable Kids - confidence courses for 5-11 year olds, all abilities ~ 01323 360 771

Spanish tuition, to suit your needs, all levels & ages. Eastbourne area ~ 07969 807830

Sue Farrant, 1-1 tuition for primary English & maths, experienced teacher, Robertsbridge area ~ 01580 881677

Uniformed Groups

3rd Eastbourne Company, Boys Brigade, Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road, Wed eve ~ 01323 737974
http://www.boys-brigade.org.uk/company/3rd-eastbourne/

Air Training Corps, HQ in Seaford; units: Eastbourne, Hailsham, Uckfield, Crowborough, 13-18yrs ~ 01323 899900

Newhaven & Seaford Sea Cadets, 12-18yrs Mon & Fri eve and Junior Cadets, 10-12yrs Fri eve ~ 01273 655442 (Mon/Fri eve)

St John Ambulance Badgers, 7 - 10yrs, contact via the website ~ 0121 392 6500

St John Ambulance Cadets, 10 - 17yrs, contact via the website ~ 0121 392 6500

Sussex Army Cadet Force, 8-18yrs; C'brough, E'bourne, Hailsham, Heathfield, Lewes, Newhaven, Seaford ~ 01273 552222

v) Toddlers Wadhurst – Thursday

Brickletots, Music and French, at Bricklehurst School, Stonegate, 9:30-10:15am, booking essential ~ 01580 200 448

Jellybeans, Wadhurst Parish Church, 9.30 - 11am ~ 01892 782083

Rockabye Babies, Bump - 12months, 10-11.30am, High Weald Children's Centre, Term Time ~ 01424 725040

Voluntary Work

3VA, support for voluntary & community sector organisations & people looking to set up new groups ~ 01323 639373

Accredited Volunteer Mediator Training Courses ~ 01323 442781

Furniture Now! Furniture service, recycling or training opportunities ~ 01323 638000

Join East Sussex Youth Offending Team ~ 01323 466633

NYAS Independent Visitors for children & young people in the care system ~ [email protected]

St John Ambulance, South East Region ~ http://www.sja.org.uk

Volunteer & Information Centre, Uckfield, details of all local vacancies ~ 01825 760019

Volunteers needed to help run Hailsham library toddler groups. Contact Jacquie ~ 03436080196

w) Toddlers Wadhurst – Friday

Book Bugs, High Weald Children's Centre, Ticehurst, 9.30 - 11am ~ 01424 725040

Watersports

Bewl Canoe Club, 12 yrs+, parental supervision needed ~ 01892 890000

Bewl Water Outdoor Centre, Lamberhurst, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, 8yrs+ ~ 03000 415200

Bewl Water Sailing, junior & adult sailling courses at the Outdoor Centre ~ 03000 415200

Buzz Active, Eastbourne & Cuckmere, windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, power boat, body boarding, SUP ~ 01323 417023
http://www.buzzactive.org.uk

Eastbourne Kayak & Surf Hire, by the Wish Tower, open from end April - end Sep ~ 07917 863791

Newhaven & Seaford Sailing Club ~ 0800 0246206

Newhaven Yacht Club, individual & family memberships ~ 07786 625467

Yoga

Alice Yoga at Yoga Life Studio, Eastbourne ~ 07500?060119

Cai Baby Yoga, 1-2-1 & group classes, 12wks to mobile ~ 07999 286778
http://www.caibaby.co.uk

Just Relax, baby Yoga classes in Polegate with Hannah Hanraty ~ 07887 638339

Mother & Baby Yoga, Seaford Children's Centre, last Wed monthly, 11am-12pm call to book ~ 01323 464180

Sprite Yoga, Parents & Toddlers & Home Ed Yoga (4-8yrs) - Lewes New School Friday am ~ 07774397269

Yoga Life, Eastbourne, Family Yoga on Sunday am and Mum & baby yoga on Tuesdays ~ 07780 535134

Young Farmers Clubs

Hailsham Young Farmers ~ 07749 580206

Ringmer & Lewes Young Farmers, 10 - 26 years ~ 01273 517824

Sussex Federation of Young Farmers ~ 01273 892101

Young Parents

Care to Learn - child care scheme for parents under 20 ~ 0800 1218989

Young People’s Advice and Support

Infopoint at the Square Youth Cafe, Hailsham ~ 01323 843377

National Youth Advocacy Service supports any young person in need ~ 0808 8081001 (9am - 7pm helpline)

Newhaven Young People's Drop in Centre, Wed 4-6pm, 11 - 19yrs, Denton Island Community Centre ~ 01273 517250

NYAS, for young people with disabilities or in need ~ 0808 808 1001

Young People’s Employment and Apprenticeships

SASBAH Social Enterprise Centre, Horam, work experience for young people with additional needs ~ 01825 873045

Youth Clubs – 11yrs+

7 Up, The Source, Luxford Car Park, Uckfield, Fri 7 - 9pm, Y7 - Y11, term time only ~ 01825 765115

Eastbourne YMCA Youth Activities, 11 - 18yrs, call for venues & days ~ 01323 412412

Grid 78:4, Carillon Cottage, Wadhurst, Sat 6 - 7.30pm, Y7-13 ~ 01892 782083

Heathfield Junior Youth Club, Youth Centre, Thu eve 6.30-8.30pm, 10-13yrs ~ 01273 335130

Heathfield Youth Centre, Friday Night Project, 6.30-8.30pm, 13 - 18yrs ~ 01273 335130

Heathfield Youth Club, Tue 4pm, Y7 Club ~ 01273 335130

Herstmonceux Chapel Youth Club, 11 - 16yrs, weekly Fri eve ~ 01323 832266

ID: 11-14yr olds, football, video games, tuck shop, 7pm Wednesdays Kings Church Eastbourne ~ 01323 521125

Live Youth Club, Fri 5.30-6.45pm, Youth Club, Fri 7-8.30pm, Seaford Baptist Church ~ 01323 896009

Newhaven Youth Activities, Lewes Road Hut, 12 - 19yrs, Wed eve ~ 01273 517250

Polegate Youth Club, Wannock Road Pavillion, 11 - 19yrs, Tue 7pm ~ 01323 466665

The Square Youth Cafe, Hailsham, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri pm for Y7 - Y8 & Mon - Fri eve for Y9 - Y12 ~ 01323 843377

UNIT27, 11-16yrs night club, Kings Centre, Eastbourne, once a month Fridays ~ 01323 521125

Wadhurst (Uplands) Youth Centre, Open Access, Thu eve 6.15 - 8.15pm, 11 - 17yrs ~ 07769 164196

Woodcraft Folk, Old Town, Eastbourne, games, craft, drama, discussion, outdoor activities, 6 - 16yrs ~ 01323 732267

Xpect Youth on Fridays, Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road, 7pm-8.30pm ~ 01323 737974

Youth Activities, Denton Hall, Forward Close, Newhaven, 12yrs+, Fri eve ~ 01273 517250

Youth Clubs – 5-11yrs

Adventurers, All Saints Church, Crowborough. KS2, y3-y6, sumo suits, nerf wars, fun games ~ 07731 531891

BiF, 10 - 12 yrs, Horam Chapel, Fri eve, term time ~ 01435 408405

Explorers, All Saints Centre, Eastbourne, Reception - Y4, Tuesdays 3.45 - 5pm, GBP1 per child ~ 01323 419400

Heroes Club, All Saints Church, Crowborough. KS1, Reception-y2, sumo suits, nerf wars, fun games ~ 07731 531891

Ignite Club, All Saints Centre, Eastbourne, Y5 - Y7, Tuesdays 6.30 - 8pm, GBP1 per child ~ 01323 419400

J Club, Wadhurst Primary School, R-Y6, Tuesdays 3.45-5pm ~ 01892 782083

Lego club, Seaside Community Hub, all ages welcome, Mondays, 3.30 - 5pm, term time, GBP1 per child

Live Wires, for children in school yrs 4-8, Community Wise, Eastbourne, Fri 6.30pm-8pm ~ 01323 722924

Live, Seaford Baptist Church, Y3 - 6, Fri 5.30 - 6.45pm ~ 01323 896009

Newhaven Youth Activities, Lewes Road Hut, 8 - 12yrs, Mon eve ~ 01273 517250

Treasure Seekers, 5 - 9yrs, Horam Chapel, Fri eve, term time ~ 01435 408405

Woodcraft Folk, Old Town, Eastbourne, games, craft, drama, discussion, outdoor activities, 5 - 16yrs ~ 01323 732267

Xpect Youth on Fridays, Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road, 5 - 6.30pm, for Reception - Y5 ~ 01323 737974

Youth Group, St Mary's Westham, Sat 7-9pm, Y7+, 50p ~ 07927 387906