Launching the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019!

The Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 launches on Saturday 5 January 2019 with a fun, family-friendly event in Horsham Park’s sensory garden and nearby surroundings, ending with a laser light show to kick-start the year-long celebrations. The free to attend launch will take place in the sensory garden behind Park House in Horsham Park from […]

Community mosaics for public display in Henfield

Henfield Community Partnership is working with Creative Waves to create community mosaics for public display in Henfield. The village has a rich cultural history which will be depicted in the final mosaics.  A key part of this will be the role that the village played in the women’s movement through local resident, Elizabeth Robins and her […]

Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 Programme is available now!

Excitement is now building just two months before the launch of Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 with celebrations showcasing local arts and heritage across all of the Horsham District. The key to all the fun and entertainment is the 56-page programme covering January to June 2019. The programme, which includes full events listings, is […]

A women’s suffrage memorial in Henfield

Henfield Community Partnership in conjunction with Horsham District Council has secured funding from the Women’s Vote Centenary Fund and the Council’s HDC’s Year of Culture, to create community mosaics for public display in Henfield. The village has a rich cultural history which will be depicted in the final mosaics.  A key part of this will be […]

Horsham District Year of Culture News Update

If you’ve been watching our live videos on Facebook then you’ll know there has been plenty happening in the last few months before the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 begins. If you haven’t seen the updates then this is a chance to catch up with just a few of the things we have been […]

Horsham District Year of Culture calendar

A full-colour photographic calendar featuring 12 “hidden gems” from across the Horsham District has been developed to celebrate the forthcoming Horsham District Year of Culture in 2019 and is on sale at local outlets now. Organisers of the Year of Culture celebrations Horsham District Council have always been keen to get as many people as […]

Creating a Poets’ Corner in Horsham Park

A small area in Horsham Park is set to be transformed into “Poets’ Corner” as part of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 celebrations. Grant funding from Horsham District Council’s Year of Culture team was awarded to local community group Friends of Horsham Park to create a circle of tree trunk seats in the […]

The Year of Culture Piano Project

You may have seen (or heard) the piano in Swan Walk in Horsham, close to the entrance to Wilkos. During the Year of Culture 2019, you will see and hear pianos across the Horsham District thanks to a project being run by QM Studios. Where are the pianos coming from? QM Studios are working with […]

Chesworth Farm; A Horsham District Hidden Gem

Did you know within a stone’s throw of Horsham town centre you can walk or ride through 90 acres of beautiful countryside any day of the year? Chesworth Farm dates back to before 1086 and one of Henry VIII’s wives, Katherine Howard, once lived next door at Chesworth House. Chesworth Farm is one of the […]