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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Get your summer off to a great start

Get your summer off to a great start with the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019, sponsored by Gatwick Airport and Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens. Never mind about Henley Regatta and Glyndebourne this year, for what to see, and where to be seen this summer, check out the Year of Culture calendar of events. Summer […]

Blue Idol Values Workshop

Older people ignored! This was one of the conclusions reached by a group of local people on a workshop at the Blue Idol. Having torn up magazines to make collages the group realised there were hardly any pictures of older people. The collages were being created to explore diversity and equality as part of the […]

Rally call for local volunteers

Horsham District Council’s Voluntary Sector Support team is hosting a series of community pop up events across the District’s libraries to celebrate National Volunteers’ Week from 1 to 7 June 2019. The Council is keen to celebrate the major contribution that local volunteers give throughout the whole of Horsham District, across a broad spectrum of […]

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 […]