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 […]

A frenzy of flamenco at Horsham’s first Spanish festival

Sunday’s first Horsham Spanish Festival, Feria de Horsham, played out to an enthusiastic audience who packed the town and enjoyed exciting displays of Spanish music, dancing and street food in the town’s Carfax from noon to the early evening. Organised by Horsham District Council with a new partner, Feria de Londres, the show came down […]

Going Green at the Blue Idol

Over a hundred people attended a Sustainability Fair at the Blue Idol on Saturday, following a sell out Shipley Festival concert, with Andrew Bernardi, the evening before. The fair brought together over a dozen local organisations who are working towards saving our planet. Each organisation had a stand explaining their work and inviting everyone to […]

Steyning Booklovers Week

The Horsham Year of Culture Steyning Booklovers’ Week, ties in with Independent Bookshop Week, running from 15th – 23rd June with an author in Steyning Bookshop every day. Here are the events but if you have already got tickets, you can skip ahead to a reminder about the July events further below. SATURDAY 15th JUNE […]

Year of Culture celebrates the great outdoors this summer

You don’t have to travel far to enjoy the great outdoors this summer as, courtesy of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019, it’s all right on your doorstep with an amazing range of events and activities taking place in the open air. Pack up a picnic First up, Friday 14 June sees us celebrating […]

Global Gruffalo

Poetry, literature, music and art – there’s plenty of culture across Horsham District during June

Poetry, literature, music and art – there’s plenty of culture across Horsham District during June. The Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 continues apace as we reach halfway through the year. There are some fantastic music and literary events this month for adults and children alike, and the opportunity to get painting! Hillaire Belloc The […]

Beat Goes On

The Year of Culture welcomes the new Royal baby

Doesn’t time fly! Can you believe we are almost halfway through the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019? There is plenty more still to come though, with a huge variety of events lined up. With the news of the Royal baby, we’ve been looking at which events the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might like […]

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside (in Horsham!)

Horsham’s second major town centre event of the year, the Great British Weekend presented a wonderful variety of British cultural experiences that showcased just about every area of the town. Organised by the Broadwood Morris on Saturday and Samaritans of Horsham & Crawley & Horsham Folk Club supported by Horsham District Council and Horsham District […]