Whether organising a work or family get together, a social group event or just spending an evening out with friends, Deans Place has events for everyone.

There is always a reason to celebrate at the hotel and in the local area.  Join us for the notable days of the year – Valentines, Mother’s day, Easter, Father’s day and Christmas!



Jazz & Tapas Night

Time: 19.00

A stylish Jazz & Tapas Night in East Sussex.


A wonderful evening of Jazz awaits as The Drawtones, together with their special guest Derek Nash (Jools Holland R&B Orchestra), provide a show full of top class musicianship. The perfect event to cure those January blues.

Tapas dishes and drinks will be available to order on the night

Ticket £17 (Entry and Show) | Doors open 7pm, show starts at 8pm

Tapas can be ordered as an optional extra. Contact our events team on 01323 870248 to purchase your tickets.

Visit The Drawtones event page here.

The Drawtones


03 - 06

Watercolour Workshop Painting Break

Enjoy a 3 night painting break, paint within the ground of the hotel or in the studio.  Learn new techniques and meet new people.

The break includes; dinner, accommodation and breakfast. Upgrade to our executive suites which look out towards the South Downs and Cuckmere River.

Prices Start from 80.50 per person, per night. Please speak to our reservation team for more information.


01 - 23

Christmas Party Nights 2017

Whether celebrating with friends, family or colleagues our shared party nights are the ideal event.

Enjoy a delicious festive 3-course meal with coffee and mince pies followed by music from our DJ allowing you to dance the night away.

Friday 8th December & Saturday 16th December 7.30pm- 0.00am

£42.00 per person

Download our Christmas Brochure here for full details

Please contact our events team on 01323 870248 to book your places. Full pre-payment required at booking stage.

If you are interested in something more bespoke, speak to us about creating your own private festive party.



Sunday Lunch Jazz in The Dining Room

Time: 12.30pm-2.30pm

We’re proud to present internationally-acclaimed jazz singer/pianist Neal Richardson, performing at our grand piano in The Dining Room, with occasional special guests, to accompany our usual restaurant dinner service.

Every 1st Sunday of the Month

Head over to our “Dining” page to find out more about our restaurant, menus and to book your table. Or contact us on 01323 870248

Want to know more about Neal?  Visit his website by clicking here



Festive Wreath Making Workshop

Come along and learn how to make a festive wreath in time for Christmas with experienced floral designer & Floral International’s editor, Nina Tucknott.

You will be working with conifer and spruce as well as a host of festive fayre including cinnamon, orange slices and cones. As well as your 2 hour class, you’ll enjoy a lovely 2 course festive meal in our award winning restaurant ‘The Dining Room’.

At the end of your session you will take home your masterpiece to be admired by family and friends!

Choose from the Morning Session Workshop 10am until 12-12.30pm, followed by lunch in The Dining Room, OR the Afternoon Session starting with lunch at 12:30pm followed by the workshop starting at 1.45-4.15pm approx.

Tickets £38.00 per person to include lunch

To hold your places please contact our events team on 01323 870248.


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Christmas 2017 – Residential Packages



Join us over Christmas on an inclusive 3 night or 4 night package to relax and enjoy delicious meals, drinks and good company.

Why not extend your stay and receive a 5th night complimentary, including breakfast!

Download our Christmas Brochure here for full details.

Please contact our reception team for more information, or to make a booking for your Christmas in East Sussex.  Contact us on 01323 870248 or mail@deansplacehotel.co.uk




Christmas Day Lunch


For other festive events, please download our Christmas Brochure here or contact our Events Team on 01323 870248



Boxing Day Lunch

If you prefer to spend Christmas Day at home, then why not relax in East Sussex on Boxing Day and join us for a 3-course lunch in The Dinning Room. Blow away the cobwebs after lunch with a walk along the Cuckmere river or stroll across the Tye to Alfriston Church.

Lunch sittings from 12.00pm – 3.30pm and accompanied with music from our resident pianist, Neal Richardson

£45.00 per adult, £22.50 per child u12

For more information and our Boxing Day Menu, download our Christmas Brochure here

To hold your places please contact our events team on 01323 870248.

Please note full pre-payment is required at time of booking and all payments are non-refundable.


27 - 30

Twixmas Break -Enjoy breaks between Christmas and New Year

Relax and unwind with our Twixmas Breaks between Christmas and New Year, get away from the festive celebrations, unwind and prepare for the New Year ahead with a stay in the South Downs National Park.  Enjoy the gardens, relax by a log fire or take a walk through the picturesque village of Alfriston.

Relax and unwind on our Twixmas break; a minimum 2 night minimum stay at Deans Place Hotel within South Downs National Park.  Relax by a log fire or take a walk through the picturesque village of Alfriston.

Your break includes a delicious 3-course dinner, welcome drink and full breakfast.

Click here to book

Dec - Jan

31 - 01

New Years Eve Gala Dinner

Celebrate the New Year’s Eve in style at Deans Place Hotel, with quality food in beautiful surroundings.

Come along to our black tie New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and be entertained by renowned Rat Pack style singer & performer Dean Ager and a live trio. Indulge on our spectacular 6 course menu designed by our award winning Head Chef.

After dinner, dance your way into 2018 with party hits that span the decades.

The party will carry on until after midnight, so make sure you bring your dancing shoes!

Tickets are £99 per person and include a welcome glass of bubbly with canapés, followed by a 6 course gala dinner with coffee and petit fours.


Residential Package

Make the most of the celebrations and stay with us on a 2 or 3 night package.

Arrive on the 30th for Cream Tea and then enjoy dinner at leisure in our restaurant.

On New Year’s Eve why not clear away the cobwebs with a brisk walk along the South Downs or take a trip to the coast, or simply relax by the fire with a warm drink.

Join fellow guests in the evening for our Gala Dinner and party and then make the most of our complimentary late checkout and breakfast buffet on New Years Day

2 Night Break from £290.00 per person | 3 Night Break from £344.50 per person


Click here to download our Brochure, including menus

To book, contact our events team on 01323 870248.

Full pre-payment will be required for evening only, and £100.00 per person deposit for residential package. All deposits/payments are non-refundable