Rottingdean Mummers’ Christmas Contribution

Every year, for the past 40 years The Rottingdean Mummers resurrect the traditional Christmas play the text of which is unique to the village. Last year some £XXX was collected and presented to Sussex Traditions. This year The Mummers will once again raise money for the charity.  

Martyn Wyndham-Read & ‘Maypoles to Mistletoe’

Local traditional singer, Martyn Wyndham-Read donated a substantial part of the fee he received from a local performance to Sussex Traditions after hearing of its inception...

Bob Copper’s Centenary Concert

In the summer of 2015, a concert was held in St.Margaret’s Parish Church Rottingdean to celebrate the centenary of the life and work of Bob Copper...

Folk At The Oak donate £2000

The successful "Folk At The Oak" folk club at the Royal Oak in Lewes closed at the end of 2013. The long-term organisers, Vic & Tina Smith, announced at the beginning of that year that they were seeking others to take over the running of the club but no successor emerged. By careful management, the club had built up a bank account of over just over £2000. They were looking for a suitable cause that would promote an interest in folk song and music in Sussex and when SUSSEX TRADITIONS emerged they agreed that this was the right cause and [read more]