The city of Brighton and Hove is within a 20 minute drive of the cottage. Visit Brighton lists all the events and activities that are taking place in the city. As the website says:-
"Brighton is one of the most vibrant, colourful and creative cities in Europe. Cosmopolitan, compact, energetic, unique, fun, lively, historic, young, exotic and free-spirited, it's a city like no other.
Nestling between the South Downs & the sea on the stunning south coast, Brighton offers everything from Regency heritage to beachfront cool.
A fantastic mix of iconic attractions, famed nightlife, award winning restaurants, funky arts, culture & year round festivals & events Brighton really does have it all."
Besides Brighton, there are lots of other places and visit and things to do in the area. Visit the website Places to visit in Sussex or Sussex Top Attractions for details of museums, houses and gardens, events and Arts.
Locally, the following are within about 30 minutes drive of the cottage.