Globe Trotting Gruffalo

If you want your own Gruffalo to sponsor as it travels around the world you are going to have to act quickly as they are selling out fast! Local companies are invited to sponsor a globetrotting Gruffalo featuring their corporate logo as it is photographed travelling the world during 2019. To celebrate the Horsham District […]

Pulborough Brooks

Pulborough Brooks; A Hidden Gem

The Horsham District is a wonderfully diverse area and our Year of Culture Hidden Gems project is celebrating this. With 12 very different Gems to enjoy, there’s something for everyone. This is particularly true of Pulborough Brooks which is fantastic for walks, wildlife, children’s activities or just relaxing in the peace and quiet. An RSPB […]

A Real Hidden Gem; Woods Mill

Tucked away in the Sussex countryside, Woods Mill close to Henfield truly is a Hidden Gem! If you haven’t visited yet, Woods Mill is the headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust and there is a wonderful mix of wetland and woodland habitats on the site. Woods Mill was originally a flour mill for the local […]

Kithurst Hill Tank

Many of you will have walked on the South Downs and enjoyed the stunning views across Horsham District; if you haven’t then we would highly recommend it! One of the places you can start your walk in the South Downs National Park is Kithurst Hill, which also gives you access to the wonderful South Downs […]

Henfield and District Festival 2019

If you’re looking for events to enjoy during the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 then Henfield will be the place to be! The Henfield Community Partnership is holding the Henfield & District Festival with a jam packed 12 months of different events for all the family. The Henfield & District Festival kicks off right […]

Sponsor a Gruffalo and be part of a worldwide phenomenon

To celebrate the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 patron, the children’s author Julia Donaldson MBE, writer of The Gruffalo, we will be sending 20 Gruffalo soft toys on a worldwide journey during 2019 – but they need human help. The 20 Gruffalo toys, each individually identifiable by their bespoke labels, will set off on […]

Hidden Gems – Coldwaltham Yew Tree & Warnham Nature Reserve

Did you nominate a Hidden Gem for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019? We had some fantastic entries and it showed just how diverse and interesting our district is. The 12 Hidden Gems for 2019 have now been chosen, and include Warnham Nature Reserve and the Coldwaltham yew tree. The Coldwaltham Yew Tree It’s […]

Horsham District in 100 objects

Which objects would you choose to reflect Horsham District’s heritage? It sounds like quite a task to choose 100 heritage objects but this is exactly what the Horsham District Heritage Forum is going to do for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019. Supported by the Year of Culture, the Horsham District Heritage Forum will […]

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 […]