Did you know Sussex has it's very own special day?
Sussex is a large, and beautiful county that has so much to celebrate, with a wealth of history, architecture, culture, beautiful coastline, the glorious South Downs National Park, and towns and villages as diverse as the people that populate them.
Put the 16th of June in your diary and celebrate - every year.
Discover (at least) Ten Top ways that YOU can celebrate Sussex Day, in person and safely online, at home in 2021.
1. Fly the Flag and Sing the Song!
The flag is resplendent in blue (to echo the sea) and yellow 'martlets' (extinct birds sadly) to reflect the colour of sunshine.
Search online for Sussex Flag to purchase your flag and bunting.
2. Read about the origins of "Sussex by the Sea"
The county's unofficial anthem "Good Old Sussex by the Sea" is rousing enough to stir the soul of residents and visitors alike!
Take a listen here and discover the county motto "We wun't be druv";
3. Event Organisers
4. Discover Sussex Wildlife
With wonderful countryside, parks, beaches and walks there are plenty of opportunities to observe nature in Sussex - all year round.
Please check the websites and social media for latest opening and social distancing information at each venue.
5. Sussex History - Explore more of the Sussex story at one of our local museums
This fabulous icon of West Sussex has nearly a 1,000 years of Sussex and English history, discover and experience stories of life within it's ramparts and in it's glorious gardens. If you ever thought history was boring, this will change your mind!
Read the latest information on re-opening for the gardens, castle interior and planned events from Easter to October 2021 at: arundelcastle.org/
6. Soak up the Sussex sunshine and celebrate our seaside award winning beaches
7. Enjoy Sussex by the Sea's Outdoor Spaces
8. Discover Sussex Day on Social.
Celebrate our county day by adding a Sussex Day Frame to your profile picture.
Simply search “Sussex Day 2021” in the relevant profile picture frame settings.
Try using these hashtags to find more inspiration on Sussex Day and all year round:
#SussexDay #SussexByTheSeasons #WestSussexWishlist #SummerInWestSussex #LoveSouthEastEngland and #EscapeTheEveryDay
9. Browse the free Sussex by the Sea Visitor Guide for Inspiration
Plan your next Sussex by the Sea visit and activities in the online colourful guide that's packed full of ideas for things to do and places to visit in and around Arundel, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton and the South Downs.
10. Discover wider West Sussex