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Culture, eating out, shopping, things to do, beauty, fitness... here's your super-local guide to the Muddy Sussex Awards 2022 finalists in your area.

Do you love a decent coffee, an indie florist, the latest gastropub, an uber-motivational PT, a cute local theatre, a fresh-from-the-field farmshop, and a salon that’s less than 20 minutes away? Of course you do darling, you’re a Muddy reader!

Juuust in case you’ve missed a local hotspot, we’ve got your back. Here’s all of our fabulous local Finalists in this years Muddy Sussex Awards (sponsored by Healthily and our local partner Sea Life Brighton) sorted by towns so you can narrow down your fave local heroes. Basically, we’ve put together your summer hit list of boutiques, bookshops, day spas, photographers, galleries, attractions… and more. 

Go forth, enjoy and VOTE for your favourites to win…

HAYWARDS HEATH & WIVELSFIELD

The Green Tree Gallery (Haywards Heath)

The Orange Square Bar (Haywards Heath)

Urban Sanctuary Beauty Salon (Haywards Heath)

Winslow Skincare Clinic (Haywards Heath)

Tory’s Cafe (Haywards Heath)

Hart Country Stores Cafe (Haywards Heath)

Coach Dudley PT (Haywards Heath)

Samantha Elizabeth Hair (Haywards Heath)

Pruners Hair (Haywards Heath)

RTFJ Jewellery, Richard Talman (Wivelsfield, Nr Haywards Heath)

LITTLEHAMPTON & ANGMERING

Pier Road Coffee & Art Gallery (Littlehampton)  

Bad Saint Bar (Littlehampton)

Beachtown Blooms Florist (Littlehampton)

East Beach Guest House Boutique Stay (Littlehampton)

Cloudberry Women’s Fashion (Angmering)

Baliffscourt Hotel & Day Spa (Climping, Littlehampton)

Is your local restaurant cooking up a winner?

FLIMWELL & TICEHURST

The Old Haberdashery Lifestyle Store (Ticehurst)

The Art Bunch Florist (Ticehurst)

Greenfinch Gallery (Ticehurst)

Buy The Weigh, Sustainable (Ticehurst)

Birchwood Restaurant Sustainable (Flimwell)

Wild Iris Day Spa (Flimwell)

Buy The Weigh, Sustainable (Ticehurst)

BRIGHTON, HOVE & LEWES

Burnt Orange Restaurant, new lifestyle business (Brighton)

Kiki & Bam Jewellery (Brighton)

Oat & Olive Lifestyle Store (Brighton)

Mrs Butler, Boutique Stay (Brighton)

The Outdoors Project, Kids Business (Brighton)

Globalls, Kids Business (Brighton)

Rebekah Ann Eco Jeweller (Brighton & Hove)

Generation 11 Distillers, Food Producer (Lewes)

Komedia, Theatre/Art venue (Brighton)

Reading Room Day Spa (Iford, Nr Lewes)

Have you voted for your local fitness trainer?

HASTINGS, BATTLE & ST LEONARDS

Hare & Hush Hair, new lifestyle business (Battle)

St Mary in the Castle Theatre/Art venue, (Hastings)

Electric Palace, Theatre/Art venue (Hastings)

The Little Green Fox, sustainable business (Battle)

Dirty Old Gallery (Hastings)  

Rumbustian, Food Producer (Hastings)

Ladle Bar (Hastings)

Cactus Hound Bar (St Leonards)

Hare and Hawthorn Bookshop (Hastings)

Rother Books (Battle)

Old Town Yoga (Hastings)

The Royal, Pub (St Leonards)

Sea Whistle, Kids Business (Hastings)

The Crown Pub (Hastings)

Penbuckles Delicatessen (Hastings)

Pure, Women’s Fashion (Hastings)

Bella Vista Restaurant (Hastings)

Farmyard Restaurant (St Leonards)

PETWORTH & MIDHURST

E. Street Bar & Grill (Petworth)

The Hungry Guest Deli (Petworth)

Cowdray Farm Shop (Midhurst)

Wizzbits Toys, Kids Business (Midhurst)

The Spread Eagle Hotel (Midhurst)

Have your local arts venue got your vote?

WORTHING, LANCING & SHOREHAM

The Sweatbox, Yoga & Pilates (Worthing)

Inspired, Lifestyle Store (Worthing)

Danielle’s Beauty Studio (Worthing)

Pitch Restaurant (Worthing)

The Refreshment Rooms, new lifestyle business (Worthing)

Cuttlebone Photography (Worthing)

The Neighbourhood Store, lifestyle (Shoreham)

Philip Bedford Photography (Shoreham)

Tracy Kenward, Bounce, Fitness Instructor (Lancing)

RYE, BODIAM, ROBERTSBRIDGE & HURST GREEN

River House, Boutique Stay (Rye)

Hunter Jones, Lifestyle Store (Rye)

Poppinghole Farm Spa (Robertsbridge)

The Curlew Restaurant (Bodiam)

Cocola Beauty & Health Hut Day Spa (Hurst Green)

Eggs to Apples Farm Shop (Hurst Green)

Voting for your favourite farm shop or deli is really cheesey!

CRAWLEY

Cath Adam @ The Bride Shop (Crawley)

Desire 2 Dance, Kids Business (Crawley)

Fine Tuned Wardrobe, sustainable business (Crawley)

EAST GRINSTEAD/TURNERS HILL

Lily Jacobs Bridal Boutique (East Grinstead)

Alexander House, Hotel & Wedding Venue (Turners Hill)

The Ravenswood Wedding Venue (East Grinstead)

HORSHAM & DIAL POST

The Capitol Theatre Arts Venue (Horsham)

Brookfield Barn Wedding Venue (Horsham)

Doodie Stark Women’s Fashion Store (Lindfield & Horsham)

Rachel Pearson Photography (Horsham)

South Lodge Hotel (Horsham)

Knepp Wild Range Meat, Food Producer (West Horsham)

Tonics Hair Salon (Horsham)

Garter & Veil, Bridal store (West Horsham)

Hush Yoga (Horsham)

Pretty Things Cafe (Horsham)

The Crown In Pub (Dial Post, Nr Horsham)

EASTBOURNE

Skylark Cafe (Eastbourne)

Little Squidges, Kids Business (Eastbourne)

Cole Young Photography (Eastbourne)

Which local cafe gets your vote?

ALFRISTON & HAILSHAM

The Star, Boutique Stay (Alfriston)

Drusilla’s Park, Family Attraction (Nr Alfriston)

Tying The Knot Bridal (Hailsham)

CHICHESTER, BOGNOR, SOUTHBOURNE & WITTERINGS

Chichester Festival Theatre (Chichester)

Southend Barns Wedding Venue (Chichester)

Refilled, Sustainable business (Chichester)

Tomm Jewellery (Chichester)

The Goodwood Hotel (Nr Chichester)

Weald & Downland Living Museum, Family Attraction (Nr Chichester)

Boutique Beach Holiday Lets (Witterings)

The Wittering, new lifestyle business (West Wittering)

Chandler and Hall Hair (Southbourne)

Heygates Bookshop (Bognor Regis)

FINDON, STEYNING & WASHINGTON

Cissbury Barns (Findon)

Chalk (Washington)

The Steyning Bookshop (Steyning)

Has your local beauty salon made the grade?

CROWBOROUGH & WITHYAM

The Blue Anchor Pub (Crowborough)

Peonies from Pluto Florist (Crowborough)

The Dorset Arms Pub (Withyam)

WADHURST & MAYFIELD

Blush Beauty (Mayfield)

The Pink Cabbage Co. Cafe (Mayfield)

Barnett’s Books (Wadhurst)

HASSOCKS

Blissful Bumps /Blissful Group Yoga (Hassocks)

J Cocoa, Food Producer (Hassocks)

Bella June Florist (Hassocks)

Reflex @42 Hair Salon (Hassocks)

UCKFIELD & BLACKBOYS

Spa Therapy Day Spa (Uckfield)

Turning Tides Pilates (Uckfield)

Fross Bridal Boutique (Uckfield)

Love Coco Women’s’ Fashion Store (Uckfield)

Fern Cottage Florist (Blackboys)

What's On in Sussex, What's On in Sussex Jan 2020
Cheers to your local bar or destination pub!

HURSTPIERPOINT

Village Pizza Kitchen, Food Producer (Hurstpierpoint)

SVP Jewellery (Hurstpierpoint)

Washbrook’s Family Farm, Family Attraction (Nr Hurstpierpoint)

LINDFIELD & CUCKFIELD

jo jo Boutique, Women’s Fashion Store (Cuckfield)

Echo Baby Photography (Cuckfield)

Doodie Stark Women’s Fashion Store (Lindfield & Horsham)

Resident Pheasant, new lifestyle business (Lindfield)

Esther Rose Featherstone, Swoove Fitness (Lindfield)

Voting for your fave kids biz is child’s play!

ARUNDEL, MADEHURST, PULBOROUGH & BILLINGSHURST

The Village Larder Farm Shop (Pulborough)

Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Family Attraction (Billingshurst)

Up & Outdoor Fitness, Paul Snowsell (Billingshurst)

Meika Hendriksen – Energise PT (Ashington, Nr Pulborough)

The Pig in the South Downs Hotel (Madehurst, Nr Arundel)

So support your local businesses, enjoy and VOTE for your favourites to win…

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