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Steyning Parish Council: Arthur's Dream Boat - A Long Nose Puppet Show26th October 2019Saturday 26th October - 14:00 - 15:00 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning & District Churches Together: Harvest Supper & Barn Dance5th October 2019The Towers School - Saturday 5th October - 19:00 - 22:30
Steyning Parish Council: Community Film Night Screening - ROCKETMAN2nd October 2019Wednesday 2nd October - 19:30 - 22:00 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Macmillan Coffee Morning27th September 2019We will have tea, coffee and cakes and also a bring and buy stall as part of the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Steyning Community Orchard - Apple Day22nd September 2019Sunday 22nd September. 1:00 to 16:00 Fletcher’s Croft, Steyning. (opposite the Church) Please come and join us for our 6th Apple Day in celebration of National Apple Day.
The Steyning Society: Illustrated talk by Kevin Newman:20th September 2019'Visitors' Historic Britain: West Sussex'.
How clean is our valley? Join our Adur ‘clean up walk’ Saturday 14th September- 10:3014th September 2019Come and join us for a family walk with a difference when we aim to pick up tidal debris from beside the River Adur and litter from alongside the Downs Link. Help us to clean up our beautiful countryside.
The Steyning Downland Scheme BIG PICNIC 20198th September 2019Everyone’s invited to our annual Big Picnic, which is happening this year on Sunday 8th September, starting at 12.30pm.
Steyning & District Food and Drink Festival7th September 2019The Steyning & District Food and Drink Festival starts with a bang at the 7th September Steyning Farmers Market and ends with a “pumpkin” at the 5th October market!
Community Film Night Screening: Red Joan4th September 2019Wednesday 4th September - 19:30 - 22:00 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Book Reviews: Septermber 20191st September 2019Autumn reading options
Lodge Hill Trust Main House Named Hardwick Hall1st September 2019To celebrate 20 years since Penny Hardwick OBE, JP, DL founded the Lodge Hill Trust Outdoor Activity Centre situated near Pulborough, West Sussex, a ceremony was held on Tuesday the 25th June in her memory.
Steyning Festival update 21st – 25th May 20201st September 2019We are very pleased to announce the Steyning Festival dates for 2020.
Steyning Downland Scheme.1st September 2019September Events
Steyning in Bloom: Best Front Gardens1st September 2019Congratulations again to the gardeners of Steyning who have created some wonderful displays, despite unprecedented heat, some torrential rain, the extraordinary weather, scalding temperatures, and to the shop owners who have made our High Street a riot of colour.
Steyning Museum: Motley Schoolmasters1st September 2019You would have expected that John Morgan and John Evans would have been respected pillars of Steyning Society in the late 18th and early nineteenth century; they were both reverend gentlemen and were, in succession, heads of Steyning Grammar School. But you would have been wrong.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Fuchsia Hawkshead1st September 2019Fuchsias often remind us of old-fashioned bedding schemes and tired hanging baskets, completely out of fashion and favour on the horticultural show circuit.
Steyning Grammar School – Summer Musical Showcase31st August 2019Date: Saturday 31st August. Venue: Steyning Grammar School Drama Hall . Times: 14:00 & 19:00.
The Steyning Scandal Walk25th August 2019Sunday 25th August - 10:00 - 12:30 Meet at the Steyning Centre Car Park (NOT the Library car park) opposite the church of St Andrew & St Cuthman, Church Street, Steyning BN44 3XZ
Mental health support comes to Steyning23rd August 2019Come and meet our Chanctonbury mental health team if you would like some advice for yourself or a family member. We'll be at Steyning Library Tues 23.7.19, 10am-12noon, Thurs 8.8.19. 2pm-4pm, Tues 20.8.19 10am-12noon and Thurs 5.9.19. 2pm-4pm
Vintage Years Lunch14th August 2019Wednesday 14th August - 11:00 - 16:00
Firework Championships10th August 2019Saturday 10th August - Bonfire Societies - 16:00 - 22:30 - Wiston Park, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3DZ
Community Film Night Screening: FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS7th August 2019Wednesday 7th August - 19:30 - 22:00 - The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
I walked through the meadow...1st August 2019When I was a child, I had a favourite book. It was called Marianne Dreams and was about a girl who was confined to bed with an illness.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Echinops1st August 2019August is a slower time in the gardening calendar, with the heat bringing a stop to growth for most plants and the drier soils halting the normally constant germination of weeds in our borders. It is a time of colour though, with herbaceous perennials still throwing up flowers for us to enjoy.
The Poet of Church Street1st August 2019I love strange words. One which is near the top of my list was created by Victor Neuburg who lived in Vine Cottage in Church Street in the 1920’s
Sompting Abbotts Prep School named winner at UK Content Awards 20191st August 2019Sompting Abbotts gains national recognition for its content outreach expertise and new website that have helped boost enrolment by 28%. It was runner up to the Open University in its category and described as a 'small school with a big voice'.
Book Reviews: August 20191st August 2019Suggestions to add to you summer reading...
Wiggle Waggling their way to food...1st August 2019Forager bees, representing about 12% to 15% of a colony, need to efficiently find sources of nectar (carbohydrate) or pollen (protein) and water, needed to nourish their whole colony that could be 40,000 strong.
Upper Beeding Primary School: Author Cathy Watts visits KS11st August 2019
The Honey 'Bee-spoke plasterers’...1st August 2019Now down to some really practical ‘bee spoke’ work
Steyning COFE Primary School: Sussex Champions and Tri County Medallists1st August 2019Our epic journey started back in March when our hockey team won the Southern Area Championship.
Steyning COFE Primary School: Afternoon Tea Party1st August 2019As part of our Scented Garden Topic the children in year 2 celebrated the end of their learning by hosting a garden party.
Steyning AC Roundhill Romp results1st August 2019548 local runners completed the 2019 Roundhill Romp on the evening of 3rd July.
Steyning Downland Scheme: Gateway Building Landscape progress1st August 2019Progress with the landscaping at the SDS Gateway building continues - readers will be relieved to know that we at last have a pond that holds water.
Steyning Museum: Pilgrims visit Steyning1st August 2019A group of 28 students and teachers, including 5 of their children, from Wheaton University, Illinois U.S.A. visited Steyning Museum recently.
This is my Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest24th July 2019Wednesday 24th July - 19:30 - 20:45 St Botolph's Church, Annington Road, Botolphs, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3WB
THhe Hunt is on for Actors23rd July 2019We are looking for amateur actors who would like to be part of a friendly group
Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekend - Fun for all the Family!20th July 2019Saturday 20th July - Steyning Tennis Club - 10:00 - 15:30 - Steyning Tennis Club, 3 Charlton Street, Steyning
Classic Car Show and Family Fun Day Out20th July 2019Saturday 20th July - Classic Car Show - 12:00 - 16:00
Sing Out Sister Ladies Choir & The Friends of Steyning Parish: Free concert This Wonderful World.16th July 2019Tuesday 16th July - 19:00 - 20:30. Steyning Parish Church.
Give Your Stuff Away Day7th July 2019Steyning Greening Campaign: Sunday 7th July - 13:00 - 16:00 - Catholic Church Hall, Bramber Road, Steyning
Community Film Night Screening - MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS3rd July 2019Wednesday 3rd July - 19:30 – 22:00 - The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning AC: Roundhill Romp & Mini-Romp3rd July 2019Annual Steyning AC Roundhill Romp takes place evening of Wednesday 3rd July. There are two events:
Steyning Bowls Club: FREE Taster Sessions.1st July 2019
Steyning & District Food and Drink Festival news1st July 20197th September - 5th October - It’s that time again, when the Steyning & District Food and Drink Festival rears it magnificent head.
A Night at the Opera – an evening of music and dance with the Chanctonbury Chorus1st July 2019A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, an enticing programme that packed Steyning Parish Church till it almost burst its seams
Museum archives: Our Parish Registers in the 17th Century1st July 2019The baptisms, burials and marriages of the people of Steyning are recorded in the Parish Registers. Apart from the facts they record, they can also tell us something about the times people were living in and about the vicars who made the entries in the book.
Book Reviews: July 20191st July 2019Summer reads...
Steyning Community Orchard - July 20191st July 2019One of the main objectives of the Steyning Community Orchard is to plant Sussex heritage apple varieties, to both help preserve them, but also to use them to tell the story of fruit growing in this area.
Steyning Chorus wins major event1st July 2019Local Male-Voice Chorus 'Vocal Fusion Acapella,' who are based in Steyning, recently won the 'Best Small Chorus' Award at the 2019 National Barbershop Convention in Bournemouth.
Walking and Riding on the Steyning Downland Scheme1st July 2019Although widely used by local people, in fact the 165 acres of land managed by the Steyning Downland Scheme is not a public park and access to most of it is permitted on a purely voluntary basis by the landowner.
Fletcher’s Croft Fit Zone1st July 2019'Delighted' Just one word to describe the feelings of The Wilson Memorial Trust (WMT) trustees, finally seeing this fabulous outdoor gym in place and open to the community.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Agastache Black Adder1st July 2019Agastache is a short-lived herbaceous perennial with blue flowers and fragrant foliage that can be used as an ornamental or in the herb garden.
Cantatrice Voices: Three Choirs present 'Saints & Sinners'29th June 2019Saturday 29th June - 19:30 – 21:00 - St Andrew & St Cuthman Church, Church Street, Steyning
Steyning Wheelbarrows Set to Race23rd June 2019Sunday June 23rd 2019 - 14:00. Come on, get your team of two together – one St Cuthman for pushing and one 'Mother' for sitting (comfortably?) in the barrow. A fun spectacle, one of which our Steyning Patron Saint would surely be proud - and maybe even a little bit amused.
The Steyning Society21st June 2019Friday 21st June - 19:30 – 21:15 - The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Horsham District Year of Culture 201915th June 201915th – 22nd June 2019
Southdown Nursery Summer Fayre celebrates its 5th Annual Summer Fayre15th June 2019Saturday the 15th of June - 12:00 - 16:00
Cellophane Flowers: The Beatles Revisited14th June 2019Friday 14th June - 20:00 to 22:15 - Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
This is my Theatre: Romeo & Juliet12th June 2019Wednesday 12th June - 19:30 - 21:00 St Botolph's Church, Annington Road, Botolphs, Nr Steyning
Steyning Downland Scheme: Glow-worm Hunt11th June 2019Tuesday 11th & Friday 28th June - 21:45 – 23:30. Meet at The Bowls Club Car Park, Mill Road, Steyning
Community Film Night: The Favourite.5th June 2019Wednesday 5th June - 19:30 - 22:00 - The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
The Chapel Choir of the Royal Holloway Perform In Steyning2nd June 2019Sunday 2nd June - 18:00 - 21:00. Steyning Parish Church.
Upper Beeding Primary School: KS1 RNLI Visit.1st June 2019As part of our Summer Term topic ‘At the Seaside’ Key Stage One children at Upper Beeding Primary School were visited by Martin Stewart of the RNLI. Martin talked to the children about how to keep safe on the beach.
Upper Beeding Primary School: KS1 Glass art Workshop.1st June 2019Six Year 6 children from Upper Beeding Primary School took part in a glass art workshop on Thursday 2nd May 2019, with local artist Debbie Forsdyke, at the Steyning Downland Scheme.
Steyning Community Orchard: Hello again1st June 2019This is one of the most exciting times in a fruit orchard. All the blossom will have finished with tiny fruits forming, hopefully bringing lots and lots of apples, plums and pears in the early autumn.
Bramber & Beeding host a magnificent Normans Tale.1st June 2019The day was perfection and the crowds that flocked to the occasion enjoyed something that was quite unique. The interaction between actors and the public was charming and the feedback was that the whole production was highly professional and delightfully entertaining.
First Steyning Guides: An ode to Girl Guides1st June 2019Last September 1st Steyning Guides re-opened in the village.
All Change for the NHS!!!1st June 2019Latest information sent to the Steyning Patient Participation Group on changes that are in train for our local NHS. What these changes mean for the Steyning surgery we have yet to know.
Upper Beeding Primary School : KS1 Punch and Judy Show1st June 2019As part of their Summer Term topic “At the Seaside” they were visited by Glyn and Mary Edwards with their educational Punch and Judy puppet show.
Book Reviews: June 20191st June 2019Fill the summer days with this months choices
Steyning AC member: Carol Killick1st June 2019Carol started race walking in 1978 when aged 35, to support her kids and other youngsters in Steyning Athletic Club, despite no previous sporting activities. This mushroomed to competing in the senior team at race walking.
Steyning, the 'friendly' Tennis Club1st June 2019See for yourself what a friendly bunch they are.
Museum archives: George Hatcher’s Possessions1st June 2019In 1706 George Hatcher had a serious cash flow problem. George and his wife Ann had one child, Jane, baptized in 1702 and there was another on the way.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Libertia grandiflora1st June 2019It’s a great time to go and see what other people have been up to so make a point of clearing some space in the diary and get out and see what ideas you can acquire and adapt for your own garden.
Steyning Downland Scheme Fundraising Dinner9th May 2019The Sussex Produce Company on Thursday 9th May.
Community Film Night: Bohemian Rhapsody.3rd May 2019Friday 3rd May - 19:30 - 22:00 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Book Reviews: May 20191st May 2019Summer reading options.