The Level: Enjoy the park and get involved

This page gives up to date information about activities, volunteering and community events you can get involved in at The Level. For general information about the restored park, including its facilities, see The Level page.

The grass area in front of the cafe at The Level.Latest news and updates

  • The Book Club starts again on Wednesday 17 January, with future meetings on Wednesdays 21 February, 21 March and 18 April 2018. New members welcome. More information on The Level Bookclub website
  • The Garden Club starts again on Thursday 8 February 2018. New members welcome. Please contact if you're interested in joining.
  • TakePart 2018 launch takes place on Saturday 23 June at The Level. If you're interested in being part of this popular sport and activity festival, email Find out more at an information event on Tuesday 6 February, 6.30 - 8.30pm at the King Alfred Ballroom, Hove. RSVP to the email address above, or call 01273 292724. Please note there is a maximum of two people per organisation.
  • The Level Sunday markets will run from March to August - dates are 11 March, 8 April, 20 May, 17 June, 22 July and 17 August 2018.
  • We are entering the park again for a national Green Flag award from Keep Britain Tidy in the 2018/19 round. The award recognises excellence in park standards.The Level is one of seven parks in the city with this special status. Read more about Green Flag parks in the city
  • The Level's Garden Manager, Steve Peters, won 'Gardener of the Year' in the South and South East in Bloom awards in November 2017.
  • See the council events diary for other events in the city.

The Level plants

Interested in holding a public event at The Level? Find out what you need to know if you're thinking about organising an event on council land. We have a separate event organiser's guide for The Level, contact

Regular park events 2018

Volunteering and other ways to get involved:  there's something for everyone

In addition to the events above, many of which welcome volunteers, the park has a community group, The Level Communities Forum - find out more about the group's recent activities, and future plans and meeting dates. Email, or via their website, if you are interested in helping them at The Level.

  • If you're not able to commit to regular volunteering, or only have a little time to spare, why not join the "LevelMakers" volunteer group?  There is no commitment involved - it just means you agree for your details to go on a park mailing list and you will be contacted from time to time asking if you're free to help, for instance at small community events such as those run by The Level Communities Forum. Contact if you're interested in

Good to know: The Level's history and its sustainability work

The Level has a rich and fascinating history and heritage.Playground at The Level

The Level has high environmental, conservation and wildlife standards and practices.

bee on purple salvia plant at The Level

Other information

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