The South Downs National Park Authority will be running a virtual ‘Wild Chalk’ festival in partnership with Brighton and Hove City Council.
Covering an area of 1,627 square kilometres (628 sq mi) the characteristic rolling chalk downland of the South Downs National Park stretch for 140 kilometres from Winchester in the west to Eastbourne in the east. Find out what makes this chalk landscape so special with a series of short films, virtual talks and Facebook Lives.
Over the past two years the festival has taken place in East Brighton Park however, due to restrictions on public gatherings, this year’s event will be taking place online.
The festival will be celebrating the wildlife, history and amazing water filtering properties of chalk grassland.
This festival will be free, virtual and fun.
This festival is free
Sunday 19 July until Friday 24 July
Throughout the six days, you can get involved by: