Autumn Highlights for the Year of Culture

Bringing you culture in the form of woodland spectaculars, comedy competitions, football drama and tea shops in a field. Horsham District Council’s Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 is now hurtling into the autumn bringing with it one of our major highlights for the year of celebrations. Tree and Wood – sound, light and song […]

Thank you for the music

We say ‘thank you for the music’ as there has been plenty of music during the Horsham District Year of Culture with lots more to come! Here are just some of the musical events taking place as part of the Year of Culture this month. Shipley Arts Festival – Opera Holloway Come to Sullington Barn […]

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 […]

What’s brewing at the Blue Idol?

Andy Hepworth of Hepworth’s Brewery, near Brinsbury, was one of the speakers at the Blue Idol Quaker Meeting House recently. The event explored integrity in our local communities, and Andy spoke about some of the challenges he has faced as a local businessman. Organised as part of the Horsham Year of Culture, Andy was one […]

Watch This Space!

Rounding off an amazing summer of 2019 Horsham District Year of Culture events here are some of the last “don’t miss” activities along with a whole new genre of events for September and the early autumn. The Year of Culture celebrations have provided a great platform to literally hundreds of events, some 600 in total […]

Football drama coming to a club near you

The Red Lion, a Horsham District Year of Culture sponsored production, made its debut at Horsham’s Capitol on Friday 16 August and is now set to tour football clubs and community centres throughout the District. Our Year of Culture ambassador went along to see the opening night and here’s what she had to say. I’m […]

Year of Culture September 52 Project Events

The Horsham District Year of Culture’s 52 Project aims to celebrate culture in all its forms across the district every weekend. There has been a very diverse range of events so far, with the trend set to continue in September. There’s baking, ballet, bushcraft and more! Bake With Jack YouTube star Jack will be demonstrating […]


August Bank Holiday with the Year of Culture

Did you know the events list for the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 now totals over 600? We can’t quite believe it and it has been amazing to see involvement across the District and the community. There has been an incredible variety of events with still much more to come. Here’s what’s coming up […]