Autumn Highlights for the Year of Culture

Bringing you culture in the form of woodland spectaculars, comedy competitions, football drama and tea shops in a field. Horsham District Council’s Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 is now hurtling into the autumn bringing with it one of our major highlights for the year of celebrations. Tree and Wood – sound, light and song […]

What’s brewing at the Blue Idol?

Andy Hepworth of Hepworth’s Brewery, near Brinsbury, was one of the speakers at the Blue Idol Quaker Meeting House recently. The event explored integrity in our local communities, and Andy spoke about some of the challenges he has faced as a local businessman. Organised as part of the Horsham Year of Culture, Andy was one […]

Watch This Space!

Rounding off an amazing summer of 2019 Horsham District Year of Culture events here are some of the last “don’t miss” activities along with a whole new genre of events for September and the early autumn. The Year of Culture celebrations have provided a great platform to literally hundreds of events, some 600 in total […]

Football drama coming to a club near you

The Red Lion, a Horsham District Year of Culture sponsored production, made its debut at Horsham’s Capitol on Friday 16 August and is now set to tour football clubs and community centres throughout the District. Our Year of Culture ambassador went along to see the opening night and here’s what she had to say. I’m […]

Year of Culture September 52 Project Events

The Horsham District Year of Culture’s 52 Project aims to celebrate culture in all its forms across the district every weekend. There has been a very diverse range of events so far, with the trend set to continue in September. There’s baking, ballet, bushcraft and more! Bake With Jack YouTube star Jack will be demonstrating […]


August Bank Holiday with the Year of Culture

Did you know the events list for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 now totals over 600? We can’t quite believe it and it has been amazing to see involvement across the District and the community. There has been an incredible variety of events with still much more to come. Here’s what’s coming up […]

A new wild art trail for Pulborough to boost local tourism

An exciting new wild art trail experience was officially declared open this week (Tuesday 30 July) showcasing the beautiful Pulborough countryside with thrilling sculptures and artworks, by renowned Sussex artist, Steve Geliot, which are brought to life with the aid of the Pulborough giant’s WildArt trail app. The four-kilometre nature and art-based trail walk starts […]

Art for All

Two exciting projects for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 are brightening up the District during summer. The first, Street Pianos, has seen five schools painting pianos donated by the Horsham Piano Centre, which have now been put into place across the District for people to play on. QEII Silver Jubilee School, Castlewood Primary […]

Please help us to find Global Gruffalo No.13!

In January 2019 twenty Gruffalo soft toys were sent on a global journey as part of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019, established by Horsham District Council. In partnership with Magic Light Pictures, the Gruffalo initiative was created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Gruffalo book in 2019, written by the popular local […]