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Museum archives: Outspoken...1st July 2018Our forebears did not mince their words.
The Steyning Scandal Walk1st July 2018Secrets of a Sussex Market Town, 1547-1947
Towers Girls Success at The Salters Chemistry Festival1st July 2018Year 8 pupils, Meghan N, Bea C, Harriet W and Darcey N did The Towers proud at The Brighton University Salters Chemistry Festival on 14th June.
Community Film Night: GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN1st July 2018Wednesday 4th July - 19:30 - 22:00
Sompting Abbotts: Prestigious scholarships awards1st July 2018Five Year Eight boys at West Sussex school Sompting Abbotts have just all learned that they have won places at the public schools of their choice after a tough year of intense studying.
Steyning Parish Council updates1st July 2018Steyning Parish Council is delighted that the Tennis Club has successfully undertaken the complete replacement of their ageing Clubhouse on the Memorial Playing Field
Steyning Farmers Market1st July 2018A great opportunity to buy some excellent local produce.
100 years of music at The Towers1st July 2018On Tuesday 8th May, Towers senior pupils celebrated the last 100 years of music, as 2018 marks 100 years since women won the right to vote and also the end of World War One.
July Garden Journal: Penstemons1st July 2018Penstemons are a great old garden favourite, providing long lasting flowers that suit a traditional planting scheme but also look great within a contemporary planting palette too.
Touched by kindness21st June 2018Local shop owner on Steyning High Street serves free tea and coffee in the sun to lonely elderly people, giving them a chance to enjoy the buzz of the high street in comfort and interact with him and his customers.
Storrington Conservation Society July news5th June 2018Thoughts on endangered species. The Society's recent events and future activities.
‘Allo, ‘Allo – it’s the French Market !1st June 2018Sunday 17th June 2018 - From 10.30 a.m. until around 4 p.m., Steyning is set to welcome back the fabulous French Market.
Steyning Museum archives: A Medieval Farming Community1st June 2018Readers of these articles will already have encountered William de Saon and the Manor of Steyning which, in 1338, recorded all its income and expenditure in meticulous detail, on two long parchment scrolls.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Iris Silver edge1st June 2018June is one of the highlights of the gardening year, so many plants in flower with their foliage still looking vibrant and green. It’s a great time for getting out and getting some fresh inspiration by looking at what others have been up to in their own gardens. Check out The NGS Yellow Book Scheme where you will find some gardens local to you that open their gates for charity.
Steyning Community Orchard News1st June 2018It’s official; Steyning now has two community orchards
Book Reviews1st June 2018Summer reading choices
Southdown Nursery1st June 2018Saturday 16th June - 12:00 - 16:00 - Gervays Hall, Jarvis Lane, Steyning
Bramber Neighbourhood Plan: Call For Sites.1st June 2018Background: A Neighbourhood Plan is a mechanism for helping communities, including both local residents and businesses, to help influence the planning of the area in which they live and work.
A turn-up for the books1st June 2018A spectacular al-fresco Thank you!, 'written' in books, has gone from the children in the Early Years department of Sompting Abbotts Prep School for their prize in the recent World of Books Great Schools Giveaway.
West Sussex Minibus: New Volunteers Needed1st June 2018New volunteers are needed to help run the charity in our 8 centres.
Steyning Festival 20181st June 201826th May - 9th June 2018
Singability12th May 2018This is a group for people with communication problems due to a stroke or other neurological condition.
The Arts Society Steyning: Golden Jubilee1st May 2018The Steyning branch of The Arts Society is holding a magical event on Thursday 28th June at 7.30pm with Bertie Pearce to celebrate The Arts Society Golden Jubilee.
Gardening News - Geum Totally Tangerine1st May 2018Gardens in May should still be full of the lush green growth of Spring with plants sending out fresh green foliage daily.
Steyning Parish Council Community Film Night: PADDINGTON 21st May 2018Wednesday 2nd May - 19:30 - 22:00 The Steyning Centre, Fletcher's Croft
Little Shop of Horrors1st May 2018Little Shop of Horrors will be staged at The Henfield Hall from Wednesday 16 to Saturday 19 May, starting at 7.30pm.
This is my Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream1st May 2018Thursday 24th May - 19:30 St Botolph's Church, Annington Road, Botolphs, Near Steyning
Vintage Years: Sing Out Sister Choir.1st May 2018Delightfully entertained by the choir Sing Out Sister, helped along as an extra bonus by some talented children.
Book Reviews: Festival Special1st May 2018Authors will be available at the festival - see details
Steyning Museum archives: What did King Canute do for Steyning?1st May 2018What indeed? Not much you might think. But it was during his reign, very nearly one thousand years ago, that he established the Steyning mint to make silver pennies in his image.
Your Museum Needs You!1st May 2018A call for new stewards – volunteers of any age or background. No previous experience needed
Steyning Community Orchard News: May 20181st May 2018You should be reading this in early May in warm dry sunshine, let’s hope so. We deserve it after such a cold, wet and dismal Winter and early Spring.
Faces behind the Festival...1st May 2018Those who volunteer give a great deal and create a welcoming and stimulating atmosphere, but they also receive great enjoyment from what they do and that makes the Festival infectious and special. Steyning is clearly a small town that punches well above its weight.
The Arts Society Steyning9th April 2018Rupert Willoughby will give an illustrated talk on Basingstoke and its contribution to World Culture: The Modern Post War Architecture of an English town.
Steyning Arts: Are you ready to hit the Art Trail?2nd April 2018The Art Trail provides a showcase for talented local artists across a broad range of disciplines – including painting, print making, sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, crafts and photography.
Line-up for Steyning Festival announced!2nd April 2018There is something for everyone at this year's Festival:
Gardening News: Magnolis Stellata1st April 2018The sweet smell of spring should now be evident in all our gardens
Steyning Museum archives: The Steward of the Manor of Steyning1st April 2018William was living at a time when life was uncertain. As a young man, some twenty years earlier, there had been a string of disastrously wet and cold summers leading to the failure of one harvest after another, causing famine and death.
Become a Friend of Steyning Parish Church.1st April 2018We are lucky to have such a historic and beautiful church in Steyning. ‘The Friends of Steyning Parish Church’ has been formed to help look after it.
Steyning Community Orchard News: April 20181st April 2018The Steyning Community Orchard is growing apace – in more ways than one.
April Book Reviews1st April 2018Selection for all
Upper Beeding School Celebrate Book week1st April 2018There were lots of other interesting activities for the children – caught reading prizes, golden tickets, storytelling lunchtimes, pass the story to name a few.
Steyning Parish Council Community Film Night: Murder on the Orient Express1st April 2018
Greening Steyning: Steyning Give Your Stuff Away Day1st April 2018The focus of the event is to divert waste from landfill and to make useful items available to others for free.
PPG Steyning Medical Practice1st April 2018Presentations giving information about services and support that can be available.
Steyning Bowling Club1st April 2018Steyning Bowling Club will open its Green for the new season On 14th April and will welcome new members, Ladies or Gentlemen of any age or level of experience.
Take a Seat Campaign1st April 2018Steyning Parish Church is launching its first attempt at crowdfunding at Easter. We are looking for support to transform the current pew coverings and do justice to the only Grade I Listed Building in Steyning, and make the church feel more welcoming.
The Steyning Scandal Walk1st March 2018Secrets of a Sussex Market Town, 1547-1947
Gardening News - Brunnera-Jack-Frost1st March 2018More and more signs of life appear in the garden as March arrives, bringing with it some warmth and spring sunshine.
Potter Mania Sweeps Steyning Primary School1st March 2018Local pupils were left spellbound after their school was transformed into a whimsical wizarding world in celebration of Harry Potter Night – a national event that honours the fiction book.
Wartime letter unearthed at Sompting Abbotts School links son to his family past.1st March 2018The discovery of an old letter dating from 1939 beneath floorboards at Sompting Abbotts' Preparatory School, Worthing, has connected a man to his British family during WW2.
Outdoor Family Adventures across Sussex1st March 2018Sussex Wildlife Trust is launching 16 wildlife & bushcraft groups this spring for children aged 3-5 and 5-11 in Ardingly, Brighton, Crawley, Eastbourne, Henfield, Horsham and Rye.
Steyning History Society.1st March 2018The Lady Julian set sail in July 1789 with its reluctant cargo and this is the amazing story of the voyage and how these unprepossessing women reinvented themselves and helped found Australia.
Gardening News - Brunnera-Jack-Frost1st March 2018More and more signs of life appear in the garden as March arrives, bringing with it some warmth and spring sunshine.
Henfield Preloved Marketplace1st March 2018Charity shops are also a crucial part of the recycling cycle
March Reviews1st March 2018March reading selection
Steyning Festival: Volunteers Wanted1st March 2018Would you like to be part of the biggest volunteer run and led festival? Any time you can give us would be very much appreciated. Feel free to volunteer in more than one area.
Steyning Downland Scheme Bird Surveys 20171st March 2018The total number of birds seen or heard on Steyning Downland Scheme rose to a surprising 93 species in 2017
Henfield Theatre Company1st March 2018Running for 3 nights: 15th, 16th, 17th March 2018 - this wonderful comedy consists of five mini-plays all apparently separate but, in fact, cleverly interlinked.
Steyning Parish Council Community Film Night: Screening VICTORIA AND ABDUL1st March 2018The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's remarkable rule.
FREE Lunchtime Charity Concert1st March 2018A feast of music by Strauss (Johann & Richard) Purcell, Busser, Rogers & Hart featuring a range of music styles.
March Reviews1st March 2018March reading selection
The Steyning in Bloom Quiz1st March 2018All the things you though you knew about Great Britain and Northern Ireland but... maybe you didn't.
Steyning Community Orchard – March News1st March 2018On a dark and damp January evening, shadowy figures congregated around a group of mysterious masked and ribbon-adorned people. The annual Wassail had begun!
Steyning Museum archives: The Parish which Cared1st March 2018Over many centuries diligent records have been kept of the people of Steyning and what was happening to them. Although, after so many years, the records are incomplete they hint at intriguing stories.
Elan Nursery Charity Raffle for Great Ormond Street2nd February 2018Charity event at elan nursery Steyning.
Sompting Abbotts pupils chosen to illustrate best-selling author's work2nd February 2018Artwork by Year 8 pupils at Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School near Steyning has been chosen to illustrate international best-selling author Alex Preston's work. Alex Preston is an alumni of the historic school.
Book Reviews2nd February 2018
Horsham District Council - Your waste collection service is changing – are you ready?2nd February 2018From February 2018 Horsham District Council will be rolling out changes to your waste and recycling collection service.
OBE for Steyning man Nick Linfield2nd February 2018Steyning resident and former Sompting Abbotts Prep School pupil Nick Linfield has been awarded an OBE for his Services to Defence.
Steyning Parish Council: Community Film Night - Screening CHURCHILL2nd February 2018A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 96 hours before D-Day.
Become a Friend of Steyning Festival2nd February 2018Friends are a support group for the Festival.
Women’s World Day of Prayer in Steyning, Bramber and Beeding2nd February 2018On Friday 2nd March 2018 at 2pm the Church of Christ The King, Steyning will be hosting the annual Women’s World Day of Prayer
Upper Beeding Primary School - Penny Farthing Visit2nd February 2018Neil Laughton cycled the Penny Farthing to the school dressed in clothes that he might have worn at that time.
Upper Beeding Primary School - Bicycle experience2nd February 2018On a wet and windy Monday the children at Upper Beeding Primary School brought their bikes or scooters to school to participate in a bicycle experience to launch our topic “On the Move”.
Steyning Community Orchard.2nd February 2018
How do you make an apple tree? Plant an apple pip, or possibly take a cutting, like you do for many other plants?
Steyning Museum Archives - Edgy Elections2nd February 2018In 1791, when old William Peckham, who lived in the High Street, stood before a House of Commons committee which was enquiring into Steyning’s rigged parliamentary election, he was asked about his past voting record.
Garden News: Galanthus (Snowdrop)2nd February 2018February can be one of the coldest months of the year but one of my favourites. The emerging spring bulbs and sweet-scented winter flowering shrubs provide a hint of what’s to come in the following year. Hopefully by now you will have completed all the work in preparation for spring and can sit back and wave good bye to the winter.
Henfield Theatre Company: Anne of Green Gables1st January 2018Thursday 4th January - 19:30 - 22:00 The Henfield Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield.
Steyning Greening Campaign: Give Your Stuff Away Day1st January 2018Sunday 7th January - 13:00 - 16:00 Catholic church hall, Bramber Road, Steyning
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