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If you are heading to East Sussex during the month of May for a Rye holiday and are looking for some inspirational local events to add to your itinerary, here are a few that are well worth seeking out whilst enjoying one of the most beautiful parts of the English countryside.

The Foodies Festival – Brighton Hove Lawns on May 25/26/27

This fantastic festival is a celebration of food and offers the most exciting mix of culinary talent at a beautiful venue. You can see and enjoy cooking demonstrations from Michelin-starred and TV chefs, plus food celebrities like Levi Roots and Cyrus Todiwala.

The event also offers a mixture of tasting sessions and cooking-for-kids master classes for any budding young chefs. Throughout this event there will be a unique mixture of entertainment and music, as well as a city beach where visitors can rest their legs in a deckchair and enjoy an ice cream in the sun.

Roman Revelry – Bignor Roman Villa, Pulborough – May 26/27

This is a fun way to learn about the ancient Romans and their way of life when they occupied Britain. The event allows visitors and their families to spend the day looking around an ancient Roman villa, with its exquisite mosaic floors, and watch exciting gladiator combat displays whilst learning about the use of herbs, religion and gladiator life.

Rye Country Market – May 25th

The country market takes place in the historical, scenic town of Rye, which is situated on the East Sussex coast. Rye’s Country Market offers visitors a chance to purchase locally grown fruit, vegetables and flowers, as well as beautifully prepared home-made cakes, savouries, jams and much more.

So, be sure to book one of the local East Sussex hotels soon for a beautiful country location with peaceful surroundings.

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