Horsham’s Children’s Parade 2019

Horsham’s first ever Children’s Parade brings the streets alive with a riot of vibrant colour, joyous music and imaginative dance! Horsham Children’s Parade 2019. © Happy Accidents CIC. Photo: www.jimcareyphotography.co.uk On Sunday 7 July, children from 17 Horsham District schools showcased the fantastic models and costumes they had made in school with professional community artists […]

Globetrotting Gruffalos are on the loose

Twenty Gruffalo toys were sent on a global journey by the beloved children’s author Julia Donaldson CBE to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Gruffalo book in 2019. The toys are part of the Global Gruffalo project, created as part of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 to celebrate the project’s patron Julia Donaldson […]

Bee-ing blooming bold in Horsham

To celebrate the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019, a new floral bed attraction has been created in Horsham Park and was unveiled to the public by Horsham District Council’s Chairman Cllr Kate Rowbottom on 26 June. Organised by community group Friends of Horsham Park and funded by the Council’s Year of Culture team, a […]

What’s On In July for HDYOC19

Have you picked up the latest Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 programme yet? If not, don’t worry, we’ve a round-up of some of the events happening in July for you. This month sees an eclectic mix of events including photography, robots, video games, sheep, classical music and dance! What will you do? Nature Photographer […]

HDYOC19 free football coaching with Chelsea FC coaches

Want to practice football with the professionals? How about a taster session at the new Horsham Football ground with Chelsea Football Club football coaches? The free soccer skill sessions are open to all children under 15, with two sessions for under eights to under 11s and two sessions for under 12s to under 15s. At […]

Local poetry winners announced in Horsham Park’s Poets’ Corner

Horsham’s very own Poets’ Corner was officially unveiled to the public at a special ceremony last week (7 June) in Horsham Park and winners of a locals’ poetry competition announced. Grant funding from Horsham District Council’s Year of Culture team was awarded to local community group Friends of Horsham Park to create the Poets’ Corner […]