A gallery of events organised by HKD Transition


Building a rain garden – with Ouse and Adur Rivers Trust at Adastra Hall, Hassocks, May 20.

Where the Waters Rise – rainwater and flood mapping Hassocks, with speaker Dusty Gedge. March, 2017.








Seedy Saturday – seed swap and activities, Hassocks Market, February.

Ceilidh – Ditchling Village Hall – February


November – AGM with talks on Waste and Sustainability 

If you missed the talks they are available to view at the links below.

West Sussex Waste and Recycling team:


October – Apple Day, Ditchling









September  – Hurst Festival, talk on rivers and flooding.









July – Bioblitz Hassocks

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July – Flood event in Hassocks with Hassocks Amenity Association




February – Seed Swap Saturday

Seedy Saturday


January – Ceilidh Ditchling Village Hall.

January – Ditchling Orchard Wassailing


December – Wreath making and selling event at Light Up Hassocks







June – Chasing Ice – film showing at Hurst Cinema and Ditchling Village Hall

May – Big Buzz – a two day event on 3 and 4 May to celebrate and highlight the plight of bees. Run with South Downs Garden Centre, Hassocks

April – Spring online internet event at Hassocks Library with volunteers sharing time and knowledge to help people learn digital skills

March – Family Ceilidh, Hassocks


February – Seed Swap Saturday

February – Planting of Ditchling Orchard



October Chasing Ice film with Hurstpierpoint Film Society

September  Eco Open Houses with Transition Town Lewes in Ditchling and Hassocks

June Queen of the Sun film with Ditchling Film Society

May Join the Buzz bee day with South Downs Nurseries

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February Seedy Saturday at Hassocks Village market

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January Ceilidh at Hurstpierpoint Parish Centre

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September  Autumnfest at Downlands School, Hassocks

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May-July First in Hurst village market

March Gasland film

February Age Concern community orchard planting

January Ceilidh at Ditchling Village Hall


November   Really Local Food Directory distributed to all homes in Hassocks, Hurst and Ditchling

October Octoberfest at Downlands School in partnership with Hassocks Twinning Association

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May Spring Family Picnic


October Cut those bills! Practical guide to eco-refurbishment.  Workshop at Ditchling Village Hall

April Eco fair at Ditchling Village Hall

January Age of Stupid film at Pauline Thaw Centre, Hassocks



October Low carbon energy: Where will it come from?  Talk by Dr Jim Watson, University of Sussex

September  Life beyond the car.  Talk by Norman Baker MP and panel of localtransport activists

May  Year-round productive and beautiful vegetable plot.  Workshop by  Bea Burke at The Barn, Ditchling

April The 11th Hour.  Documentary film  by Leonardo di Caprio

March Climate Change Initiatives from Sussex to Nepal.  Talk by Richard Miller, ActionAid UK and film by Tamara Plush about the impact of climate change in Nepal



December  First HKD Transition steering group meeting