Leonardslee networking evening

Making cultural connections

A beautiful sunset, a stunning mansion house, glorious views and exquisite wine; what more could you ask for to launch the first Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 networking event? This week saw the first networking event for all of those involved with the Year of Culture 2019, hosted by Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens, headline […]


Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 funded projects

When we launched back in September 2017 we had no idea what sort of response we would have to the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 project, but it was a thrill to see the 150 expressions of interest filter in. The ideas varied widely, but the main theme was an important one – the […]

Themes for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019

Did you know each month will have a different theme for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019? The Year of Culture 2019 will see a huge variety of events taking place across the district, and these themes are designed to give you ideas for activities and projects you could do to be part of […]

What’s On in Horsham District May half term

Whilst the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 team are busy working on the programme of events for next year, many of you will be wondering what to do with the children during May half term this year. There are many events taking place next week across the district, so we’ve brought you a round-up […]

The Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 Fringe

The planning and preparation for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 is in full swing! The Year of Culture team are seeing photos on social media of planning meetings taking place, events are being uploaded to the website and inaugural events are being held this year in readiness for 2019. What’s happening in 2019?  […]

Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 boosts creative arts funding for local schools

Horsham District Year of Culture 2019, in conjunction with Christ’s Hospital School and Berkeley Homes is delighted to offer arts and creative funding to all Horsham District schools who apply for the nationally recognised Artsmark award. Schools in the Horsham District have an excellent reputation for creativity and the Artsmark award is a great opportunity […]

Culture is…the Broadwood Day of Dance!

Did you know this coming weekend (Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May) the Horsham English Festival takes place? Held in the centre of Horsham, this festival includes music, a medieval market and the 26th annual Broadwood Morris Day of Dance. If you’re looking for some culture then this is the place to go! The Broadwood […]

social media course

Top tips to get social and support the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019

A broad range of private companies, community groups and voluntary organisations gathered at Horsham District Council’s offices on 26 April to benefit from a social media workshop which was run jointly by Horsham District Council and local social media consultancy By Jove Media. This free to attend training event provided delegates with the right social […]

social media workshop

Top tips for your #HDYOC19 event on social media

Did you know when we posted the Horsham District Year of Culture launch film on social media it reached over 37,000 people, some as far away as Canada and Australia? With social media you can engage with people anywhere, anytime and this is a fantastic medium to harness for the promotion of your event. In […]

Frank Brangwyn project for Year of Culture

“An artist’s function is everything: he must be able to turn his hand to everything, for his mission is to decorate life… he should be able to make pots and pans, doors and walls, monuments or cathedrals, carve, paint, and do everything asked of him.” – Frank Brangwyn, 1934 Sir Frank Brangwyn is a hot […]