Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 plays host to the most unique of art exhibitions

At the end of 2018 the Year of Culture commissioned local artist Sarah Duffield to create a very special series of paintings to capture Horsham District’s landscape in her very personal style and ‘Coloured Places – The Multi-Coloured District’ was born. The Coloured Places exhibition went live in Horsham’s Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday […]

Our #HDYOC19 exclusive interview with Julia Donaldson CBE

Julia Donaldson CBE, author of the worldwide phenomenon, The Gruffalo, is bringing her new show The Gruffalo, The Witch and The Warthog to the Capitol Theatre in Horsham this half term – Monday 28 October to Tuesday 29 October. Described as ‘a truly uplifting hour’ during its sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, […]

October – The Month of Books, Music, History and Art 

The Horsham District Year of Culture 2018 has flown by, and the Year of Culture team is currently making plans for the end of the year. But there are still 3 months to go, so what’s happening in October for the Year of Culture? Well, there’s reading, historic talks, music, art and much more! Reading […]

Horsham businesses light up the town!

Horsham based businesses have backed a month-long light and projections spectacular to mark the finale of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019. Light Up Horsham is due to take place from Saturday 30 November until Tuesday 31 December where a 10-minute projected show will be focused on the front of Bills Restaurant, the Old […]

What’s coming up for HDYOC19 this Autumn

Bringing you culture in the form of comedy competitions, bespoke art exhibitions, vintage Hitchcock and all things heritage in Henfield. Horsham District Council’s Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 is now entering its autumn phase bringing with it with it some of our major highlights for the year of celebrations. Sussex Comedian of the Year […]

Tree & Wood Credit Camilla Adams

Tree and Wood at Leonardslee Gardens

The Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 is thrilled to be staging Tree and Wood, an immersive musical and theatrical journey into the heart of the beautiful surroundings of Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens, in West Sussex. Running from Thursday 24 October until Saturday 2 November Tree and Wood offers the opportunity for all members of […]

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 […]

Thank you for the music

We say ‘thank you for the music’ as there has been plenty of music during the Horsham District Year of Culture with lots more to come! Here are just some of the musical events taking place as part of the Year of Culture this month. Shipley Arts Festival – Opera Holloway Come to Sullington Barn […]

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 […]