While communities across East Sussex will be focusing on the Jubilee celebrations at the start of June, there are plenty of other community activities in the county diary during the rest of the month to keep families busy. We’ve picked out just a few:

World Crazy Golf Championships, Hastings – 10-12 June

It’s not very often that a real “world championships” comes to East Sussex but this month it does. Players from around the UK and from different parts of the world will gather in Hastings to battle it out for the honour of being the world’s champion mini golf player.

World Crazy Golf Championships | Hastings Adventure Golf

Crazy Golf championships comes to Hastings

South Coast Mighty Hike 2022 to Eastbourne – 11-12 June

If National Walking Month in May has left you feeling active and wanting more, this might do the trick. It’s a 26-mile trek along the spectacular East Sussex coast from Brighton to Eastbourne in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Support.

South Coast Mighty Hike 2022 | Macmillan Cancer Support | Mighty Hikes

Eastbourne Young Traders Market – 9am-4pm, 11 June

Young entrepreneurs from across the county will hold their first young traders market in Terminus Road. As well as hand-made crafts and gifts, and homemade baked goods, the event also promises children’s rides and live music.

South Downs Beer and Cider Festival, Lewes – 17-18 June

More than 90 real ales will be put under the spotlight at this event celebrating the beer and cider makers of the area. It’s the 24th time the event has been held and new this year will be Sussex Craft keg beer. The event kicks off at 11am at the Lewes Corn Exchange.

24th South Downs Beer & Cider Festival 2022 – Brighton & South Downs CAMRA

One of the large ducks featuring in this summer's Find The Duck trail in Rother and Hastings

Follow That Duck 2022, Rother, and Hastings – from 24 June to 5 Sept

Challenge yourself to find and record each of the five-foot rubber ducks that will be installed in the along the coast between Bexhill and Hastings. This art trail event will see each larger-than-life ducks hand crafted and painted by local schools and community groups. It’s free but being held in aid of St Michael’s Hospice.

Follow That Duck – Follow That Duck 2022: Follow That Duck 2022

Open Gardens – across East Sussex

If you’re looking for something a little more sedate, why not get green with envy at the green-fingered skills of gardeners across the county? There are numerous private gardens across East Sussex opening to the public during June as part of the National Garden Scheme.

Find a Garden | National Garden Scheme (ngs.org.uk)