As the clocks go back, celebrate the changing of the seasons and drawing in of the nights, as Beachy Head reveals its stunning surroundings at twilight and into the dark in this FREE event.

With activities for both adults and children, discover the many faces of this iconic landscape as the light changes throughout the day and evening into the night.

Events will include Sussex folklore storytelling for children, light and shadow craft workshops creating naturescapes and the chance to meet the owls from Sussex Falconry, while evening talks for adults reveal the some of the stories from Eastern European legends to Viking warriors and Norse gods.

Wildlife lovers can join a twilight nature walk with Sussex Bat Group, or for a stellar evening try a spot of star gazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society and then pop into the pop-up planetarium courtesy of The Observatory. 

Halloween will also see spooky Sussex folklore stories for children, with more festival events to be announced. Events are free but must be pre-booked, tickets are available to book here 

Afterlight is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, via the Welcome Back Fund.

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Type:Half Term Event

The Beachy Head Story, Beachy Head Road, Beachy Head, Eastbourne, BN20 7YA
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