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Our Open Days for the Spring Summer 2018 term are taking place from the beginning of March in Eastbourne, Hasting, Crawley, Bognor, Chichester and Worthing.

The day will provide a great opportunity for you to find out more about the Sussex Recovery College project and the courses on offer during that term. you can register on the day or online here, meet with some of the peers who are running the courses and ask them questions. refreshments are available. Look forward to seeing you. 


Eastbourne, Hailsham, Seaford, Lewes, High Weald & Havens 

Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, BN21 4UG

Tuesday 6th March 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm


Hastings and Rother

Aquila House, Breeds Place, Hastings, TN34 3UY

Thursday 8th March 2018

1:00 - 3:00pm



Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue RH10 6HG

Tuesday 6th March 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm


Bognor Regis

The Regis centre, Belmont Street PO21 1BL


Monday 5th March 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm



Worthing Town Hall (Gordon Room)

Wednesday 7th March 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm



New Park Centre, New Park Road, PO19 7XY

Thursday 8th March 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm



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