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South Downs Way All Clear5th June 2020The organisers of the Annual South Downs Way Walk have confirmed that there will be no visa requirements for those taking part in the 100 mile cross-county journey this summer.
Steyning Drama Club: A Night to Remember:12th May 20207.00pm – 10.00pm, Penfold Hall, Church Street, Steyning, BN44 3YB
Museum archives: William Prikkeloue and the missing archives.1st April 2020Despite the rich archive of documents which help to tell the story of Steyning there are plenty of gaps in the record. Some of the gaps are not at all surprising.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Community Support: GIVING1st April 2020We need your help!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Community Support1st April 2020Community Hub Response Beeding, Bramber, Steyning. 19 Church Lane, Beeding, BN44 3HP
2030 Vision project: Postponing the Visioning Event.1st April 2020After consulting with the organising group we decided we should put the event on hold until the Autumn. There are several reasons:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Community Support: If you are self-isolating, we can help.1st April 2020Your local Volunteer Hub is based at: 19 Church Lane, Beeding, BN44 3HP
Chestnut Tree House in Arundel: Tree-mendous!1st April 2020Squire’s donated 10 Silver Birch trees to Chestnut Tree House in Arundel.
Keeping Mentally and Emotionally Strong1st April 2020As the Coronavirus pandemic takes its course, I’m spending a lot of time thinking about the difficulties we’re facing managing the stress and anxiety of the situation.
Gardening Journal: Plant of The Month – Clematis alpina.1st April 2020April is a busy time for the gardener due to the abundance of new life sprouting everywhere.
Upper Beeding Primary School: KS1 Tractor visit1st April 2020Matt Gue and Neil Stokes from Huddlestone Farm in Steyning drove a huge tractor in to school to visit the children as part of their ‘On the Move’ Spring term topic.
Upper Beeding Primary School: KS1 Bicycle Experience1st April 2020The playground was turned into a road and the children had to follow the rules of the road, looking carefully at the road signs.
Steyning Stinger Marathon and Half Marathon.1st April 2020The Steyning Athletic Club ‘Steyning Stinger’ Marathon and Half Marathon took place on Sunday 1st March 2020.
Steyning C of E Primary School: Victorian Day1st April 2020Year 6 children at Steyning Primary School were given a true taste of Victorian school days, including strict discipline and working in silence.
Steyning for Trees: Our Good Friday Big Plant Up , planned for 10th April, has been postponed.1st April 2020We are still hoping to get the hedge trees planted at Abbey Road before then
Book Reviews: April 20201st April 2020Some spring reading options.
Vintage Years: Visit to Tangmere Military Aviation Museum and Lunch25th March 2020Wednesday 25th March - 09:45 - 16:30
Age UK Horsham District: Strictly Vintage Tea Dance21st March 2020
Horsham Chamber Choir: Northern Lights and and Southern Star21/03/202021st March 2020Saturday, 21st March 2020 - 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church, Vicarage Lane, Steyning, BN44 3YQ
The Steyning Society: 'History in Comic Verse' by Geoff Hutchinson20th March 2020Friday 20th March - 19:30 - 21:00. The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning.
Henfield Theatre Company: The Stepmother.19th March 2020Thursday 19th March - 19:45 - 22:00. The Henfield Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield,BN5 9DB
Steyning In Bloom: Annual fundraising quiz.18th March 2020Wednesday 18th March - The Steyning Centre, 19:00
Steyning Millennium Trust: Night at the Races.7th March 2020Saturday 7th March - 19:00 - 23:00. The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Cantatrice Voices: A Springtime Classical concert.7th March 2020Saturday 7th March, 16:00, St Andrew & St Cuthman Church, Steyning BN44 3YL Friday 20th March 11:45, St Pauls Church, Churchside, Chichester PO19 6FT Saturday 21 March, 16:00, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Worth RH10 7RT
Community Film Night: Screening - Downtown Abbey4th March 2020Wednesday 4th March - 19:30 - 22:00 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft. Steyning
Steyning Museum Special Exhibits: Goal & Fares Please!1st March 2020'GOAL' A celebration of football in the Steyning area & 'Fares Please!' Steyning bus services
Gardening Journal: Plant of The Month – Crocus1st March 2020When you see a clump of crocus naturalised and well established in a lawn or meadow you can’t help but smile.
Cattle Rustling and the Vicar’s Turkeys1st March 2020It is not surprising that Steyning, as an agricultural community, suffered its fair share of crimes associated with the countryside.
Steyning Festival 2020: 20th – 25th May - Friends of Steyning Festival.1st March 2020Bookings to the public will open on Wednesday 22nd April 2020.
Sussex Clubs for Young People1st March 2020A safe and welcoming place for young people aged 9 -19, providing a variety of activities for young people to learn life skills and have fun
Steyning Community Orchard: New for 2020 - Apple Paintings.1st March 2020We were approached by local botanical artist, Sue Merrikin, who wondered if there was anything she could do to help the Community Orchard, by possibly donating a painting we could use for printing into cards.
Beavers back in Sussex1st March 2020After an absence of over 400 years, the beaver is coming back to Sussex.
Is it possible for less to be more?1st March 2020This is a follow-up on the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle article in the February Issue
Upper Beeding Primary School: KS1 Visit to Arundel Castle1st March 2020KS1 children enjoyed their visit to Arundel Castle as part of their Castles and Dragons topic this term.
Upper Beeding Primary School: Choir of the Year 2019 – Arun Young Musicians Festival1st March 2020The locality boys’ vocal group, ‘The BackBeatz’ was recently named ‘Choir of the Year’ at the Arun Young Musicians Festival.
Upper Beeding Primary School: KS1 Library Visit – Picture Books to Shout About! and Book Week at Upper Beeding1st March 2020At Upper Beeding Primary School we understand the importance of children reading for pleasure and enjoyment because we know that reading is fundamental to all learning
Book Reviews: March 20201st March 2020In March we have three heavyweights of British fiction with eagerly awaited new titles.
Green Drinks: Appreciating the Sussex landscape25th February 2020We have two speakers for this month's Green Drinks, both dedicated to helping the public preserve and enjoy the Sussex Landscape.
Steyning Downland WI: The Hidden History of Highdown Gardens17th February 2020Monday 17th February - 14:30 - 16:30 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Vintage Years: February Lunch13th February 2020Thursday 13th February - 12:15 - 15:00 The Old Tollgate Hotel Bramber, West Sussex
The Art Society Steyning: Man and Animals in 'Art' a Lecture by Susie Harries10th February 2020Monday 10th February - 10:00 - 12:00 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Community Film Night: Screening - The Keeper5th February 2020Wednesday 5th February - 19:30 - 22:00 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft. Steyning
Vox Club pop choir for parents - Fridays just got fab again!4th February 2020Sick of singing nursery rhymes?? Vox Club is a relaxed choir for parents - reconnect to your voice and yourself. Your babies and small people are welcome to stay and play, breastfeed, sleep, or join in!
Steyning in Bloom Gardens1st February 2020This year we plan something different.
Steyning Downland Scheme: Ash Dieback1st February 2020Ash Dieback disease continues to rampage through the Horseshoe Woods, which are around 75% Ash.
Steyning Downland Scheme: Volunteer of the Year Award! Congratulations!1st February 2020Huge congratulations are in order for Mike Kelly and Jane Oxley, who are the winners of the much coveted SDS Volunteer of the Year Award!
Steyning Community Orchard News1st February 2020The Steyning Community Orchard (SCO) will be 6 years old this year and we are beginning to feel we are part of the Steyning scene.
Welcome to Steyning Festival 20201st February 2020We are ready and raring to go, with a slimmed down version, but with our usual packed programme of events, with something for everyone.
Help us create a zero carbon vision for 2030.1st February 2020Sir David Attenborough: 'It may sound frightening, but the scientific evidence is that, if we have not taken dramatic action within the next decade, we could face irreversible damage to the natural world and the collapse of our societies'.
There might still be life in those old PV panels...1st February 2020Recently gifted with 2 very aged BP Model BPA 1233 Photovoltaic Generator 36 cell panes began a process to determine whether these were still able to produce any power.
Museum archives: 'Poor Hickox, Black Will and other stories'1st February 2020Whenever the Parish spent money on the poor people of Steyning the Wardens and Overseers of the Poor made a note of it. Some of these entries throw quite a quirky light on the lives of our past parishioners. Little escaped their notice.
Gardening Journal: Plant of The Month – Jasminum nudiflorum1st February 2020There are many types of scented, summer flowering jasmines that we all are more familiar with. This has meant that we, including me, always forget about our old friend the joyful, bright yellow flowered winter jasmine.
Book Reviews: February 20201st February 2020
Getting our heads together on climate action: If not now, when?28th January 2020As 2020 rolls in, the climate clock is ticking. We are now a mere 10 years away from the 2030 deadline by which the UN’s International Panel on Climate Change tells us that global carbon emissions have to be radically cut if we are to avoid the worst effects of climate change.
Age UK Horsham District:21st January 2020FREE information workshop on Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney
Steyning Community Orchard: It’s Wassail time again...18th January 2020Saturday, 18th January, 2020. Cricket Club. 18:00
The Steyning Society: 'Brighton before the Pavilion'17th January 2020
Learn to Sing with VOCAL FUSION15th January 2020An early Christmas present from your local Award-winning MEN'S Acapella group! VOCAL FUSION are offering a FREE 'Learn to Sing' course from 15th January - 19 February 2020 from 7.15 - 8.15 at the Steyning Centre. One hour a week and it might be the cheapest and best Christmas present you have ever had!
Steyning Camera Club13th January 2020Monday 13th January - 19:30 - 20:00. Upper Beeding & Bramber Village Hall, High St, Upper Beeding, Steyning BN44 3WN
Community Film Night: Screening - YESTERDAY8th January 2020Wednesday 8th January - 19:30 – 22:00 Steyning Parish Council The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Farmers Market4th January 2020Saturday 4th January - 09:00 - 13:00 Steyning Town Centre car park opposite the clock tower
Henfield Theatre Company: The Sound of Music1st January 2020Henfield Theatre Company is pleased to be presenting that timeless classic show, The Sound of Music, as its next production, to be staged at the beginning of January.
Steyning Drama Club Review: The Captain’s Comeuppance1st January 2020The second production by Steyning Drama club coincided with a visit from an Anglophile European friend of mine. She was delighted at the prospect of a quintessentially English evening out and she wasn’t disappointed.
Join Friends of Steyning Festival!1st January 2020Get: Priority booking before the Festival programme goes public.
New Year, New Home!1st January 2020It's a sad fact that animal rescue centres are always busier in the period following Christmas. If you've been thinking of acquiring a pet, it’s a good time to consider rehoming one.
Shop Local in 20201st January 2020It helps the local economy: The money you spend in a local business stays within your town and community, thus improving its future.
Steyning High Street Late Night Shopping1st January 2020We were so lucky with the weather - very cold and crisp and no rain at all.
The Steyning Downland Scheme: Ponds.1st January 2020The Steyning Downland has its own chalk stream which emerges from a series of springs in the wooded valley on the Rifle Range. The stream supports a series of ponds. These were dug artificially, it is believed, to create a steady flow of water for the watermills downstream.
Your 2020 Vision for 20201st January 2020Hindsight is a wonderful thing. We often reflect on the past year and mourn chances we didn’t take or connections we didn’t make. Instead of looking longingly backwards, perhaps 2020 is a good year to develop your vision for the future so that it’s...well...20/20!
Upper Beeding Primary School/Upper Beeding Baptist Church/Pokot/Kenya...1st January 2020Kenya Class at Upper Beeding Primary School were very excited when they got a visit from Mrs Juliet Hindson, a local resident.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the Month: Mahonia1st January 2020January is probably my least favourite gardening month. It's normally dark dreary, wet and cold. However, there is the odd time when the sun shows its face and brings some much needed light to recharge those batteries.
Forgotten Burials1st January 2020The records of burials in the churchyard here go back more than 450 years. Amongst them there were those distressing burials when all or most of a family were wiped out in the matter of just a few weeks; one assumes because of virulent diseases which could not be treated at that time.
The Steyning Athletic Club: 2019 Awards1st January 2020Recognised local members across a range of sports.
Book Reviews: January 20201st January 2020
Steyning Festival 2020: Theatre Trials20th December 2019
St Andrews Church: The Voice of Christmas19th December 2019'A Spectacular evening of beautiful and magical Christmas music performed by four professional singers...'
Vox Club: Pop choir for parents - coming Jan 2020!12th December 2019Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:30 (starts 9th Jan) Steyning Methodist Church Hall, 18 High Street (Parking available on-street in roads nearby - there’s good buggy access to the hall via side path)
Steyning Downland Scheme: Christmas Wreath Making7th December 2019Saturday 7th December - 11:00 – 13:00 Star Inn, High Street, Steyning
Steyning and District Business Chamber: Hight Street Late Night Christmas Shopping4th December 2019Come and join us for a great evening of fun, festivities and seasonal shopping
Steyning Arts at Christmas: The Ultimate Solution!30th November 2019Saturday 30th November: 10.00 - 16.00 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft. Steyning