Denton Island Community Centre is the spacious and welcoming base for a wide range of projects and services in Newhaven including Denton Island Nursery. With rooms for hire at competitive rates it can be a venue for your events or activities too.
As one of the SCDA Community Hubs, the Denton Island Community Centre teams offer courses, activities and events for children, young people and families from local communities with a focus on improving health and well-being.
Events take place regularly throughout the year in Newhaven:
Fish Festival 2019
Newhaven Fish Festival Fun on Saturday 15th June 2019!
Excitement is mounting in Newhaven as the final preparations are underway for this year’s Fish Festival that will be held at West Quay lawns on Saturday 15th June 2019 from 10am to 3.00pm.
This popular annual event, celebrating Newhaven’s fishing industry, is organised by Sussex Community Development (SCDA) and is now in its 16th year. The event this year will include many of its old favourites including the Children’s Parade, which will march from Denton Island Community Centre through the town and onto West Quay – meeting at 9.30am and beginning at 9.45am. This year’s theme is ‘a rainbow of fish’ all children welcome (email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to take part).
Community group stalls, local businesses on the promenade, art displays, children and youth activities, bouncy castle and live entertainment throughout the day on the green. The marquee this year will be dedicated to: local fish sales from Bickerstaff’s fish display, Olly’s fish shack and food and refreshments.
Carly Norris, SCDA Community Development Worker said, ‘We are really looking forward to another exciting and enjoyable Newhaven Fish Festival on the 15th June. A massive thank you to Newhaven Town Council, Veolia and Rampion who support this significant community event every year. This is a free event, car parks in Newhaven Town centre will also be free on the day. This creates a perfect opportunity to come together and enjoy a fun day out….we look forward to seeing you all there!’