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Lewes is the country town of East Sussex in Southeast England. Currently, there are about 17000 population residing in Lewes. It is a civil parish and has Lewes local government district. It has a traditional market town and a centre for communication since 1264. The Battle of Lewes happened here. The famous landmarks are Lewes Castle, Lewes Priory, Bull House, Southover Grange and public gardens, Wealden hall house known as Anne of Cleves House. The crucial things one can hear about Lewes are the Lewes Bonfire, Glyndebourne festival and the Lewes Pound. Lewes has a notable history to read about. Archaeologists say there were prehistoric dwellers in Lewes from their artefacts. It is governed by the local district council, parliamentary constituency and Lewes Town Council.
Lewes is situated in the Greenwich meridian across the famous river Ouse. There are many religious buildings and art buildings housing the arts by traditional crafty people living here. Tourism is an integral part of Lewes and attracts tourists for its historical buildings. Lewes has employees exporters to London and Brighton.
The most popular annual event is the Lewes Bonfire celebrations on November 5 every year. The town has a diverse, rich cultural heritage and keeps its culture alive all the time.
Lewes Is the home of many contemporary artists and traditional craft making people which are showcased in the museums and gallery across the districts of Lewes. Lewes is famous for its strong opera heritage. Lewes has many exciting galleries and art houses showcasing the works of many Sussex contemporary artists. The popular ones are Chalk Gallery, OOH Art, Keizer frames gallery, Lansdown gallery, Sussex Guild shop and Gallery and Tom Paine Printing Press. Other independent art galleries in the town are Martyr's gallery, St. Annes Gallery, Town Hall and Pelham House Hotel. Paddock Art Studios has old timbered buildings with pretty gardens. The Ditchling Museum of Arts and Crafts has international collections that have won many architectural and innovative designs awards. Lewes is a beautiful historical tourist place that one must not miss going in a lifetime.