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Cellophane Flowers: The Beatles Revisited14th June 2019Friday 14th June - 20:00 to 22:15 - Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Parish Council: NOTICE OF ANNUAL PARISH MEETING FOR STEYNING18th March 2019The Annual Parish Meeting for Steyning will be held in the Saxon Room, at the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Church Street, Steyning, West Sussex BN44 3XZ
Rough Runner UK's only game-show inspired obstacle course is coming13th March 2019Rough Runner is a new breed of event. We’ve all done the 10k’s and half marathons, and some will have even done an obstacle event before. But not like this. Rough Runner will punish you of course, but gratuitous pain you won’t find here. Instead, the events are inspired by all those gameshows we love – Takeshi’s Castle, Wipeout, Gladiator, Ninja Warrior and more. So if you’ve ever wanted to try them out for yourself (we did!), here’s your chance.
Steyning Parish Council: MAKE A CHANGE TO STEYNING, BECOME A LOCAL COUNCILLOR12th March 2019Steyning Parish Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2019.
Book Reviews: March 20191st March 2019March Book Recommendations
Henfield Theatre Company: Play - Full Circle1st March 2019Thursday 14th March - 19:45 - 22:15 - The Henfield Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield
Wealden Railway Group1st March 2019Sunday 10th March - 10:00 - 16:30 Coombe Court, The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Blue Idol Quaker Meeting House: Film of the Restoration1st March 2019Saturday 2nd March - 14:30 - 16:00 Procter Saxon Room, Steyning Centre, Steyning
Barclays Bank Closure1st March 2019By now most people in Steyning will be aware that our last bank, Barclays, will be closing in March - just a few weeks away.
Cuthman Lecture: Why Information and Communication is Crucial to Developing Countries1st March 2019Thursday 21st March - 19:30 - 21:00 Steyning Parish Church, The Penfold Hall, Church Street, Steyning
Cruse Bereavement Care West Sussex: Spring Fayre1st March 2019Saturday 9th March - 10:30 - 15:00 Cuthman Hall, Christ the King R.C. Church, Bramber Road, Steyning
Steyning Community Orchard: Pruning your Apple Trees1st March 2019
Gardening Journal: Plant of The Month – Bergenia1st March 2019March brings life back into the garden after the dormancy of the winter. Trees and shrubs start to wake up from their winter hibernation, with the bulbs sending out carpets of colour under the canopy of the mature trees and shrubs
Museum archives: Smells of Steyning1st March 2019The agricultural nature of the community – and the smells that went with it – can be judged from reports on court proceedings during the 15th century.
The Steyning Society: Julia Simpson - An illustrated talk ‘Secrets of the Silk Road’1st March 2019Friday 15th March - 19:30 - 21:15 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Vintage Years: AGM & talk on Country Crafts and Music1st March 2019Friday 1st March - 01:45 - 16:00 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Downland Scheme: Tree Conundrums1st March 2019Ash dieback, also known as Chalara dieback of ash, is a serious disease that is killing ash across Europe.
Steyning book lovers Week1st March 201915- 22 June Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 A week-long celebration of all things bookish!
Steyning Welcomes Super Cars and Super Food1st March 2019Sunday March 24th is set to be a real “mix of national flags” event - French, Italian, American & British.
Morgan & West: The Time Travelling Magicians: Brain boggling illusion and good old-fashioned tomfoolery1st March 2019Friday 29th March - 18:30 - 20:30 Steyning Grammar School Auditorium, Shooting Field
Vintahe Years Quiz: Do you know your Towns and Cities?1st March 2019Vintage Years Quiz: results of the quiz that closed on the 20th January
Community Film Night: A STAR IS BORN1st March 2019Wednesday 3rd April - 19:30 - 22:00 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
International Happiness Day: How To Be Happier!1st March 2019International Happiness Day falls on March 20th this year and after a long cold winter, we could all do with an extra dose of happiness to lead us into Spring.
Steyning Athletic Club: Annual awards 2nd February 2019.1st March 2019Winner of the main award (‘Best Overall Performer’) was Ian Richards, whose race-walking achievements in 2018 included setting two new world records on consecutive days in the British masters championships in Birmingham in August
Bike Stuff...1st March 2019As an old veteran of the road advised me once: ‘You never regret going out on your bike’.
Come and meet the ladies of the Sugar and Spice Club1st February 2019Washington Village Memorial hall, School lane, Washington Doors open at 19:00 for a 19:30 start and ends at about 21:30
Strictly Vintage 1940’s & 1950’s Tea Dance1st February 2019Saturday 30th March 14:00 - 17:00, doors open 13:45 The Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, RH12 1JF
Celebrating the launch of Steyning Drama Club1st February 2019Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March 2019 at the Steyning Centre, Fletcher’s Croft, Steyning
Long Nose Puppet Magic Show1st February 2019Saturday 16th February 2019 at 14:00 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning in Bloom: A Bright Ideas Quiz1st February 2019
Steyning Parish Council: Needs new volunteers to come forward to stand as Parish Councillors1st February 2019
Steyning Country Fair1st February 2019Monday 27th May 11:00 - 16:00 - Steyning High Street
Community Film Night: Screening KING OF THIEVES1st February 2019Wednesday 6th March - 19:30 - 22:00 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Book Reviews: February 20191st February 2019Recommended reading for chilly February...
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Daphne odora aureomarginata1st February 2019February can be one of the coldest months of the year but one of the best parts of the gardening year. It conjures thoughts of cold, wet, grey wintry days however the emerging spring bulbs provide a glimpse of the colour with a hint of what’s to come in the following year.
Museum archives: Divisive and Troubled Times1st February 2019Conspiracies, intolerance of other people’s views, intransigence and confrontation; the Civil War in the 17th century was one of the unhappiest episodes in our history. And, yes, they do seem to have uncomfortable resonances today.
Upper Beeding Primary school travelled back in time...1st February 2019Children from Upper Beeding Primary school travelled back in time to experience what it would have been like in a Victorian classroom.
How Sompting Abbotts is growing a generation of bookworms...1st February 2019Children at Sompting Abbotts have taken over the running of their school library. The project is a bid to counter the reading decline due to digital devices. It has worked. Their enthusiasm for books has soared!
Steyning Community Orchard: The story of ‘Steyning Scarlet’ & 'Steyning Late Greening'1st February 2019Steyning now has its own Apple Varieties:
Bramber Parish Council: Highways and Public Rights of Way21st January 2019A reminder to property owners regarding the obstruction of highways and public rights of way.
Horsham District Year of Culture Reading Challenge9th January 2019West Sussex Libraries present the Horsham District Year of Culture Reading Challenge, running in all seven Horsham district libraries. Whether you're in a reading rut, looking to kick start a reading habit or just want to find something new to read, everyone is welcome to join the challenge. Sign up in Steyning or any other Horsham district library.
Applause Rural Touring - Long Nose Puppet Magic Show: Out of the Hat!7th January 2019Saturday 16th February 2019 at 2pm At the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, BN44 3XZ
Community Film Night: Screening: THE BOOKSHOP1st January 2019Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning - Wednesday 6th February - 19:30 - 22:00
Towers Pupils Visit Steyning Fire Station1st January 2019The Reception, Year 1 and 2 children enjoyed a fun and very informative visit to the Steyning Fire Station.
Steyning Festival 2020 Dates: 22nd - 31st May 20201st January 201922nd - 31st May 2020
Vintage Years1st January 2019Thursday 17th January - 1:30 - 14:30 - Organising transport by car drivers
The Arts Society Steyning1st January 2019Monday 14th January - 10:00 - 12:00 Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Greening Campaign: Give Your Stuff Away Day1st January 2019Sunday 6th January - 13:00 - 16:00 Catholic Church, Bramber Road, Steyning
Green Drinks: Brexit and the Environment: Opportunity or Disaster?1st January 2019Wednesday 30th January - 20:00 - 22:00 - Steyning Cricket Club
Morocco’s Movember Madness!1st January 2019Throughout November Mr Moule of Upper Beeding Primary School has been raising money for the Movember charity by growing his moustache and asking for sponsors.
Ringing Remembers at Steyning1st January 2019It had been estimated that at least 1400 church bell ringers had been killed during the First World War and a project was launched nationally to recruit this number of new bell ringers, this was called Ringing Remembers.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Lamium maculatum1st January 2019I love seeing the bare “bones” of a gardens structure highlighted by that low Winter light. Frosty mornings can be quite pleasant, it gives us a chance, between the rainy days, to appreciate what winter can offer us.
Museum archives: Steyning, Half a Millennium Ago1st January 2019Exactly 500 years ago, in 1519, the Vicar of Steyning bought and began to make entries in what became known as the “Church Book.” Very properly the first entry was a reminder of what monies were owed to the Church.
Steyning Museum: WWI Armistice Centenary Exhibition1st January 2019‘Armistice’ was first intended as a small exhibition to honour the part that the people of the Steyning played in the First World War.
Book Reviews: January 20191st January 2019New year reading...
Arun Choral Society’s Christmas Concert at Arundel Cathedral1st January 2019Christmas started early for a group of children at Upper Beeding Primary School when on Saturday 8th December they took part in the Arun Choral Society’s Christmas Concert at Arundel Cathedral
Steyning Community Orchard Wassail 19th January 20191st January 2019there is something in the air, in the damp early mornings and the evening dusk; a freshness, a tingle, a hint of special magic; the year is turning, the days will soon lengthen, things will start to grow and spring will push aside winter.
Rough Runner Obstacle Course...1st January 2019Ever watched Total Wipeout, Ninja Warriors or Gladiators... and fancied giving it a go yourself?
Steyning Downland Scheme1st January 2019If you're anything like the venerable editor of this newsletter, you may well be thinking 'Yes, what on earth did happen to 2018?', so here's some quick highlights:
Changes to bin collection dates over Christmas and New Year14th December 20182018/19 Christmas and New Year arrangements for rubbish and recycling collections have been announced by Horsham District Council.
Steyning Drama Club:11th December 2018We are looking for male and female actors for our forthcoming production.
Steyning Parish Council: CAR PARK CLOSURE7th December 2018Fletchers Croft Car Park will be closed for major renovation works by order of Horsham District Council.
Social prescribing health initiative aiming to improve Storrington health and wellbeing2nd December 2018Local GP surgery and Community Partnership work together to create village health network
Enterprise Week at Upper Beeding Primary School1st December 2018All in all the week was a huge success with funds raised for various requirements.
Henfield Theatre Company: Cinderella, the Pantomime1st December 2018Thursday 3rd January - 19:30 - 22:00 The Henfield Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield
Squire's Garden Centres: Charity Concert1st December 2018Wednesday 5th December - 18:00 - 21:00 Squire's Garden Centre, London Road, Washington, West Sussex, RH20 3BP
Vintage Years: Christmas Lunch at Tottington Manor1st December 2018Tuesday 18th December - 11:52 - 15:00 - Tottington Manor Hotel.
Community Film Night: MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN1st December 2018Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning - Wednesday 2nd January - 19:30 - 22:00
Scout Christmas Post1st December 2018It is that time of year again! The Scout Christmas Post has been running for many years. The idea is that the Steyning Cubs, Scouts and Beavers hand deliver your Christmas cards in the local area
Steyning Parish Church: Holly Fair1st December 2018Saturday 8th December - 09:30 - 12:30 - The Penfold Hall, Church Street, Steyning
Steyning Jazz Club: Nat Steel Quartet1st December 2018Friday 7th December - 20:00 - 23:00 Steyning Centre, Fletcher's Croft
Ode to Peter Harris1st December 2018At our monthly meeting on October 19th attended by well over 100 people; the Society presented Peter Harris, the retiring Chairman of 21 years, with a collection of Gerald Scarfe cartoons; an original card, signed by members, by Mike Kelly; and an ode written by Ian Gobat.
Hobgoblin Theatre Company presents: A Christmas Carol1st December 2018Saturday 15th December - 16:00 - 18:00 Hobgoblin Theatre Company The Drama Hall. Steyning Grammar School, Shooting Fields, BN44 3RX Performance starts at 16:00.
Cantatrice: Kaleidoscope Singers Live Band - Christmas Gospel1st December 2018Saturday 15 December 5.00pm Steyning Centre, Church Street BN44 3XZ
Steyning Late Night Christmas Shopping: 18:00 - 21:001st December 2018Steyning High Street, Wednesday 5th December, 18:00 - 21:00
Book Reviews: December 20181st December 2018
The Ice Man visits Upper Beeding1st December 2018Mr Myles Cunliffe, a parent at Upper Beeding Primary School, came in to see children in Years 1 and 2 to launch the Ice part of this terms topic Fire and Ice.
Steyning Museum Archives: Feasting in the Past1st December 2018The 14th century account rolls for the Manor of Steyning hint at the sort of feasting the townsfolk might have enjoyed.
The boy who tapped on his desk...1st December 2018Children at Sompting Abbotts School have received an amazing glimpse into the life of an international musician.