July, 2016

Shirley Collins MBE

We are thrilled to announce that our Patron Shirley Collins MBE has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Sussex. You can read more about Shirley's involvement in traditional music and folk song collection here: www.shirleycollins.co.uk www.sussex.ac.uk/newsandevents/events/graduation-2016/shirley-Collins  

Sussex Day at Harvey’s Brewery

Harvey's Sussex Day Saturday 18th June Harvey's Brewery run an annual event to celebrate Sussex Day (the first Saturday after St Richard's day). The event was held in the brewery yard, with displays of traditional crafts like trug making and flint knapping. There were stalls showcasing local food and drink, slow roasted Sussex lamb, local wines and of course Harvey's Beer with the launch of their new ale "Sussex Champion". Given the local nature of the event and the atmospheric venue it was a fantastic opportunity for Sussex Traditions to showcase traditional song and [read more]

Steyning Festival