News and Events


After over 27 years of valuable service as  gardener and handyman at Sackville College Stephen Pearson left us at the end of August to begin a new life in South Wales. Trustees, Residents and Friends said goodbye to Stephen at a farewell do and presentation in the Common Room when the Warden on behalf of all present wished him well for the future and thanked him for his dedicated service.
The Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Marcus Bryant as Gardener/Handyman; he will take up his duties in November. Marcus who is local is looking forward to starting work at Sackville College and getting to know the Residents, Friends and Guides.

Dates for 2017

  • Monday 13th November:  Charity Dinner at CJ’s (Tickets available from the College Office £16)  More details

Christmas Music

Admission by pre-booked Ticket only. Please contact the College office (01342 323414 Weekday Mornings)

  • Monday 4th December – Carol Concert 7:30pm in the Chapel (Tickets £5)
  • Tuesday 5th December – Carol Concert 7:30pm in the Chapel (Tickets £5)
  • Wednesday 6th December – Cantu Amici Christmas Concert 7:30pm in the Chapel (Tickets £7.50)

Tea, Coffee and Mince Pies  in the Common Room afterwards.

Past events

  • Monday 1st May – College open to visitors 11am – 4pm (Lions May Fair)
  • BBC Sussex Visited East Grinstead and Sackville College 21st June.
    One of the Guides, Caroline, gave a brief introduction to John Mason Neale
  • Saturday 8th July – Concert by “The Greenstede Duo”, Hilary Needham & Ivor Humphreys 7:30pm, Tickets from College office.
    Selection of music, ranging from pieces by Mozart,  Bach and Mendelssohn to the well-known Ashokan Farewell. 
  • Saturday 19th August – Concert by “No Strings Attached”,
  • Saturday 16th September – Concert arranged by Marion Small, at Trinity Methodist Church, 7pm. Retiring Collection. Profits to be divided between Street Pastors and Sackville College
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012