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 […]

Let’s Get Social

Are you running an event as part of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019? Or perhaps you’re involved with the Year of Culture Fringe? It’s time to get social with your event promotion. If your event is during the first six months of the year, then fingers crossed you’ve entered it onto our website […]

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 […]