Summer, summer, summertime! With the sun finally making an appearance and temperatures warming up, July is a great month to get out and about. There are lots of events and activities happening over the next few weeks, so why not see what’s on near you?

1812 Fireworks & Proms, Eastbourne Bandstand, Wednesday evenings throughout the summer

A truly iconic tradition that is celebrated every Wednesday evening. the evening includes a compilation of concert music ending triumphantly with traditional Proms favourites and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 overture accompanied by a spectacular firework display.

The Jungle Book Games Trail, Bateman’s, Burwash, 13 July to 1 September

Will you succeed in The Jungle Book Games? Run, balance and play your way through the Bateman’s garden for this summer of sport.

Have a go at Mowgli’s rhythmic ribbons, keep your balance in the Kaa sack race and score high in the Hathi hoopla. There’s plenty to keep the whole family busy on this action-packed trail.

Medieval Season at Battle Abbey, Battle, 20 July to 1 September

Learn what life was like in medieval times at Battle Abbey this summer.

From jester workshops and have-a-go archery to storytelling, squire training and lessons in courtly etiquette, there will be a different activity each week for children to take part in.

Bexhill Carnival, Bexhill, 20 to 27 July

The carnival is one of Bexhill’s longest running and biggest events of the year.

This year’s theme is Around the World. Events include a Carnival Quiz, a Dog Show, a Party in the Park, and the main carnival procession on Saturday afternoon.

The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show, Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, 26 to 28 July

Sussex Guild members will be showing a wide range of contemporary crafts in marquees as well as in the Elizabethan barn and a working forge at this summer craft show.

You’ll find ceramics, textiles, jewellery, leatherwork, wood, glass, metalwork and furniture on display and for sale.

Medieval encampment, Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, 27 and 28 July

Walk through a medieval encampment in the castle grounds and see medieval history brought to life.

Discover more about the medieval way of life. Listen to weapons talks, dress the knight and watch sword demonstrations.

For more ideas about places to visit and things to do in East Sussex read our What’s On articles for May and June.

We know there’s lots going on county wide over the summer and unfortunately we can’t list everything. Please do let us know if you’re hosting an event or running an activity that we’ve missed in our comments section below.