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The team at Denton Island Community Centre help to organise and run local events in Newhaven, including the annual Fish Festival and Christmas Extravaganza. We are also pleased this year to hold an open day at Newhaven Youth Centre and the Community Centre – all are welcome and details are below:

Newhaven Fish Festival 2021

This year’s Fish Festival that will be held at West Quay lawns on Saturday 4th September from 10am to 3.00pm.

 The annual event that celebrates Newhaven’s fishing industry, and all things community. is now in its 18th year! The Children’s parade sponsored by Rampion and accompanied by Earthquake drummers will start from Denton Island and make its way down to the West Quay along the river to Huggett’s Green where there will be community stalls, food and fun to be had for everyone! All children are welcome to join the parade, email if you or your community group 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 host an abundance of different food and refreshments.

For more information call Michelle Hocking on 01273 517250 or email

Denton Island Community Centre and Youth Centre Open Day

 On Thursday 19th August between 12pm-3pm we will be celebrating the official opening of the fabulous new Youth Centre! The community of Newhaven have worked hard over the years to make this become a reality for the young people of Newhaven and surrounding areas. The Community Centre will also be open with lots of fun activities for families to enjoy.

All are welcome to come and meet the Youth and Community Teams. Find out what happens here at the Community Centre and take the opportunity to try out some of the activities on offer.

In addition, come and take a look at the fantastic new landscaped gardens, a place to sit, relax and take in the sounds, sights and smells surrounding you.

For more information call Shannon Payne or Michelle Hocking on 01273 517250 or email or

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Denton Island Community Centre,
Denton Island, Newhaven,

Phone: 01273 517250