2018 Events

26 March - TTL Social

11 April (& monthly) - Plastic Free Lewes monthly progress meetings

21 April - The Lewes Electric Car Show

1 May - How much is enough? Making work pay

Every Friday morning - Lewes Friday Food Market

First Saturday of ever month - Lewes Craft Market

The next TTL Social

Monday 26th March 2018, 7.30-9.30 pm at The Lewes Arms

  Don't miss the monthly Transition Town Lewes get-together. If you're new to TTL or just want to find out more, come along and share your ideas, whether you're interested in local food growing, renewable energy, green transport, inspiring films and talks, or something else. Everyone warmly welcome. Call Juliet on 07887 556 177. (There's no room booked so just wander round until you see our sign!)

The Lewes Electric Car Show

Saturday 11am to 2 pm, April 21st 2018, Harvey’s Brewery rear yard. FREE

What are electric cars really like to drive? Is it easy to charge them? How long do the batteries last? Are they very expensive?


If you have questions like these or are just curious, come along to see a variety of electric cars and meet their owners. There will be no salespeople, just ordinary drivers who have taken the plunge.

There will also be some short talks about electric vehicles at the Phoenix Centre nearby where you can get further information and ask questions.

We hope to have cars such as the Tesla, the Nissan Leaf, the latest BMW and a variety of others yet to be confirmed.

A Transition Town Lewes and Ovesco event.

How much is enough? Making work pay

Tuesday 1st May 2.30pm, Lewes Town Hall Council Chamber


What do we define as an acceptable standard of living? How can we balance the responsibilities of employers and taxpayers for helping to provide a liveable income for the lowest paid?

Professor Donald Hirsch will discuss his research on these questions which concern us all in Lewes.

Professor Hirsch is Director of the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University, whose research forms the basis for the real Living Wage adopted by the Living Wage Foundation. In previous roles he was a journalist, an international policy consultant and Poverty Advisor to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Please arrive early – the chamber holds 70 and may fill up. We can keep a limited number of seats if you let us know in advance. Contact leweslivingwage@gmail.com

Plastic Free Lewes monthly progress meetings

Plastic Free Lewes will hold monthly meetings to report on progress, share ideas and discuss next steps – and everyone’s warmly welcome to come along. All meetings take place at the Linklater Pavilion, Railway Lane, Lewes:

Wed 11 April 
Wed 9 May
Wed 6 June
Wed 18 July
Wed 15 August
Wed 12 September
Wed 24 October
Wed 21 November
Wed 12 December        

7.30pm-9pm, FREE
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Plastic Free Lewes Christmas drinks!

Landport Community Garden - Volunteers

Landport Community Garden is looking for volunteers...


They say "Come and join us gardening, grow vegetables, fruit, flowers. Just turn up on Mondays from 1pm, go through blue door on right of old farmhouse/flats at the end of Landport - Hayward Road.

For more information ring 01273 475 480 or email davidgray194@gmail.com"

Follow them on Facebook...

Lewes Friday Food Market

Don't forget... every Friday morning at the Market Tower, Market Street, Lewes

It's bursting with fresh, seasonal, local produce and competitively priced. See you there!

Lewes Food Market is run by a not for profit, Community Interest Company: Lewes Local, which was set up by Transition Town Lewes Food Group. 

Contact the coordinator (tel: 07824711727) or go via the Lewes Food Market website...

Lewes Organic Allotment Project

Wednesday mornings, 9.30am-12.30pm, Nevill

The Lewes Organic Allotment Project  is a community allotment in Nevill which is also used as a demonstration site for workshops, composting instruction days, school trips, and more.

See the Common Cause website for more info.

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