A fiery evening of Dragons in Horsham

With over 300  young performers, singers and instrumentalists, St Mary’s Church Horsham was filled to capacity for the closing event of the Shipley Arts and Horsham Festivals, supported by the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019. Children came together from across the county to perform Malcolm Singer’s “Dragons”, conducted by Malcolm. More than 60 of […]

A musical interlude with the Horsham District Year of Culture

As we approach the end of the Horsham District Year of Culture, there are still some incredible events taking place, with three of these taking place in the historic St Mary’s Church in the Causeway in Horsham town centre. Dragons The Shipley Festival, supported by the Year of Culture, sees the String Academy inviting 20 […]

The Big H

204 Square miles, at least 100 million years, and only 100 objects to explore and explain the rich and fascinating story of Horsham District’s Heritage. If Neil MacGregor can tell the world’s history in 100 objects, surely telling the District’s heritage with the same number of objects should be easy? But it isn’t for many […]

Poetry, Prose and Performance at the Blue Idol

Recently thirty locals took part in an event at the Blue Idol in Coolham. The event was part of the Horsham Year of Culture and was an exploration of peace through poetry, prose and performance. John Cole read a piece that reminded us that peace is not just an absence of war and conflict. We […]

Year of Culture part two!

New Year of Culture programme out now The Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 team is delighted to announce that its new printed programme of events for the second half of the year of celebrations is out now. The programme is the key to unlocking all that will be going for the second half of […]

Still to come during the Year of Culture

The middle of the year is fast approaching! The Summer Solstice on 21st June marks the halfway point of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019. There has been an amazing array and a huge variety of events so far, so what’s still to come? Bringing the garden indoors Over the Summer, Horsham Museum and […]

Seni Glaister Author Talk at Horsham Library

Local author, Seni Glaister will be talking and signing books at a special event for Horsham District Year of Culture at Horsham Library on Thursday 11th April. Seni will be discussing her latest book, ‘Mr Doubler Begins Again,’ a mood-boosting and nostalgic celebration of food, friendship, kindness and second chances. Marian Keyes described it as […]

The Horsham District Year of Culture begins its fourth month!

The Horsham District Year of Culture begins its fourth month! There have been many diverse and cultural events across the District with more to come. We start April with asking you to help us celebrate with a competition. Are you green fingered? In this Year of Culture, we want you to help us celebrate horticulture […]