Thousands take part in the annual Burning the Clocks procession through the streets of Brighton to celebrate the winter solstice ( Photograph: Simon Dack  ) SUS-180711-112907001

11 activities to keep teenagers entertained around Brighton, Hastings, Rye, Crawley and Chichester this Christmas

Keeping teenagers active and busy during the Christmas holidays can be tricky so here are 11 activities around East and West Sussex that should stop them from uttering the phrase ‘I’m bored’.

To find out where you can go ice skating in Sussex this Christmas click here. And do not forget to check out the Christmas section of our website which has gift ideas, recipes, and things to do. Also, do not forget the Burning the Clocks procession in Brighton which takes place on Friday, December 21.

The School of Wizards and Witches in Rye is a unique storytelling family theatre "Quest" game set in a Grimm fairytale world of 18th Century England.
The School of Wizards and Witches in Rye is a unique storytelling family theatre "Quest" game set in a Grimm fairytale world of 18th Century England.
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At Pier Pressure Brighton Escape Rooms the aim is to complete the treasure hunt within 60 minutes, solving a series of connected puzzles.
At Pier Pressure Brighton Escape Rooms the aim is to complete the treasure hunt within 60 minutes, solving a series of connected puzzles.
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World famous male embroiderer Jamie 'Mr X Stitch' Chalmers has pimped the Christmas tree at Standen House and Garden in East Grinstead and it is well worth checking it out.
World famous male embroiderer Jamie 'Mr X Stitch' Chalmers has pimped the Christmas tree at Standen House and Garden in East Grinstead and it is well worth checking it out.
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Boulder Brighton, in Portslade, is a dedicated bouldering centre, with 250 climbs at all levels. The challenge is to climb short but tricky bouldering routes using balance, technique, strength, and your brain.
Boulder Brighton, in Portslade, is a dedicated bouldering centre, with 250 climbs at all levels. The challenge is to climb short but tricky bouldering routes using balance, technique, strength, and your brain.
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