News and Events


Dates for 2018

  • College open for the Lions May Fair – Monday 7th May (Times to be confirmed)
  • Sunday May 27th – Choral Evensong in St Swithun’s Church 3:30pm followed by a procession Neale’s grave in the churchyard followed by a hymn in the Chapel at Sackville College then refreshments. (Details to be confirmed)
  • Wednesday 13th  June College opens for season
  • Wednesday 20th June – Concert by Cantu Amici, details and time to follow
  • Wednesday 4th July College Closed for Private Function


Past events


  • Wednesday 24th January:  – Cantu Amici performed in the Chapel  to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Mason Neale. The event was fully booked! Some video of the Concert is here


  • 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
  • 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) – Now Sold out!!
      However you can see them in St Swithun’s Church on Tuesday 12 December at 7pm Tickets at £10 available from the Parish Office.
      Or at Sackville College in January – see below

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

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