Seofon Landscape Artist of the Year – an update

The organisers of the Seofon Landscape Artist of the Year 2019 competition have decided to cancel the competition due to a lack of entries. A spokesperson for the competition said: “Unfortunately it is with regret we have had to cancel the event. Seofon sincerely apologise to those who have sent in entries and for those […]

Andrew Woodfield, Exhibitions Curator and Cinema Exhibit

New Exhibitions at Steyning Museum

Two new special exhibitions can currently be seen in Steyning Museum:  ‘Dearly Beloved’ and ‘Steyning on Film’. What a contrast in subjects, but what a great illustration of the variety of Steyning’s history.  ‘Dearly Beloved’ looks at our local places of worship and includes exhibits from our permanent collection, such as a Vamping Horn, decorative […]

Patrice Lawrence

Year of Culture writing workshop with award winning author

An award winning author of Young Adult (YA) fiction is coming to Horsham’s Rec Rooms on 22 June to run a workshop for aspiring YA writers, thanks to the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019. Patrice Lawrence is an acclaimed and award-winning author of YA fiction. In this special workshop she will share some of […]

The Gruffalo comes to town

The Gruffalo comes to town for World Book Day!

The Gruffalo comes to town for World Book Day! If you came down to Horsham’s Carfax on World Book Day, you were in for a big surprise last week. Celebrating World Book Day on 7 March this year, the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 Gruffalo came to Horsham’s Carfax after school to join a […]

Get reading with the Horsham District 2019 Reading Challenge

As part of Horsham District Year of Culture, your local libraries are inviting you to take part in our 2019 Reading Challenge. Join us in making 12 reading resolutions that we hope will inspire you, challenge you and connect you to fellow readers in the district. The challenge is running in Horsham, Southwater, Storrington, Billingshurst, Steyning, […]

Beaming into action

Introducing the newest member of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 team – Ray Beamer. Ray, as he likes to be known, is a custom made bike with a 10,000 lumen lamp attached – and if that means nothing to you, basically it means anything projected by Ray can be viewed against a building […]

Let’s Get Social

Are you running an event as part of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019? Or perhaps you’re involved with the Year of Culture Fringe? It’s time to get social with your event promotion. If your event is during the first six months of the year, then fingers crossed you’ve entered it onto our website […]

Globe Trotting Gruffalo

If you want your own Gruffalo to sponsor as it travels around the world you are going to have to act quickly as they are selling out fast! Local companies are invited to sponsor a globetrotting Gruffalo featuring their corporate logo as it is photographed travelling the world during 2019. To celebrate the Horsham District […]

Pulborough Brooks

Pulborough Brooks; A Hidden Gem

The Horsham District is a wonderfully diverse area and our Year of Culture Hidden Gems project is celebrating this. With 12 very different Gems to enjoy, there’s something for everyone. This is particularly true of Pulborough Brooks which is fantastic for walks, wildlife, children’s activities or just relaxing in the peace and quiet. An RSPB […]