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Rough Runner UK's only game-show inspired obstacle course is coming13th July 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.
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.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Cornus alba Elegantissima1st December 2018Most of the autumn colour has now gone from our gardens and the surrounding landscape and it can be a little bleak to say the least.
Upper Beeding Primary School: Reception Classes celebrating Diwali.27th November 2018Children in the Reception Classes at Upper Beeding Primary School have recently celebrated Diwali.
November Book Reviews:1st November 2018Some ideas for Christmas...
Supporting Carers in Steyning1st November 2018Do you support someone who couldn’t manage without your help? If so, you are among 6.5 million unpaid carers in the UK today (almost 100,000 in West Sussex alone)
Vintage Years: Breakfast followed by Xmas Shopping1st November 2018Friday 16th November - 09:30 - 14:00
Community Film Night: THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI1st November 2018The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning - Wednesday 7th November - 19:30 - 22:00
Steyning Late Night Shopping Evening 20181st November 2018Wednesday 5th December - 18:00 - 21:00 -Steyning High Street.
Steyning Fireworks with Fire Performers1st November 2018Saturday 10th November - 16:00 - 19:00 - Steyning Primary School.
The Steyning Society: An illustrated talk 'Sussex on the Rocks.1st November 2018Friday 16th November - 19:30 - 21:00 - Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Art Group: Annual Art Exhibition1st November 2018Saturday 3rd November - 09:00 - 18:00 - Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Museum Trust: Armistice Lunch to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.1st November 2018Saturday 10th November - 12:00 - 14:00 - Penfold Hall, Church Street, Steyning
St Andrews Church Steyning: The Voice of Christmas.1st November 2018
Steyning Downland WI: Annual Meeting and election of President and committee for 2019.1st November 2018Monday 19th November - 14:30 - 16:30 - Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Camera Club: AUTUMN EXHIBITION1st November 2018Saturday 3rd & 4th November - 11:00 - 16:00 Beeding & Bramber Village Hall - High Street, Upper Beeding BN44 3WN
Steyning Community Orchard News October 2018: Apple Day goes ahead in spite of the weather.1st November 2018Visitors who braved the rain were treated to all the usual activities and the tents were crowded from start to finish. A large, sturdy, new marquee, obtained with a donation from the Rampion Fund meant that there was plenty of waterproof space available.
Steyning Arts: Finding the perfect gift - Some Xmas inspiration.1st November 2018Saturday 1st December - 10:00 to 16:00 - Steyning Centre
Steyning Medical Practice Patient Participation Group: Annual General Meeting of the Steyning PPG1st November 2018Tuesday 20th November - 19:30 - 21:00 - Steyning Medical Practice, Tanyard Lane, Steyning
Steyning Museum archives: Steyning Smugglers1st November 2018When Steyning People think of smuggling the person they are most likely to call to mind is William Cowerson. He was the one – a Steyning master mason – who, when in command of a large gang of some 200 smugglers who were running 300 tubs of brandy up the Steyne in Worthing, was shot by excise men and killed.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Cercis canadensis1st November 2018There’s nothing quite like an autumnal walk wading through the leaves whether that be in a cultivated garden or “in the wild”. Either way you are still likely to enjoy the best of what the season has to offer.
The Steyning Society: Presentation to our retiring Chairman29th October 2018At our meeting on 19th October attended by well over 100 people.
Jim Prior and the JP Big Band27th October 2018Charity Big Band evening with all profits going to the Cystic Fibrosis trust.
Steyning Entepreneur receives #Wow Award from Jacqueline Gold CBE17th October 2018On Wednesday 17th October, Charlotte Taylor from Steyning, West Sussex, was recognised by British businesswoman, Jacqueline Gold CBE, for her success as a female entrepreneur, and awarded with a prestigious #WOW badge.
Nominations for the Chairman’s Millennium Awards8th October 2018Steyning Parish Council invites members of the public to propose nominations for the Chairman’s Millennium Awards
Volunteer with Victim Support and help make a difference3rd October 2018If you’re looking to give your time and want to make a real difference to peoples’ lives, then volunteering with Victim Support could be for you.
Fifth Apple Day on October 6th2nd October 2018We do hope you will come and share our Fifth Apple Day, which gets larger each year, on October 6th on the Memorial Playing Field from 13:00 to 16:00.
Gardening Journal: Plant of the month – Miscanthus Kleine Silberspine2nd October 2018Miscanthus has to be my favourite species of ornamental grass, so much so that I have already introduced another variety in one of these articles a few years ago, Miscanthus Graccillimus.
Museum archives: Sickness and Strange Cures in 18th Century Steyning2nd October 2018John Tilley, a shopkeeper in the High Street, sold a tincture to the townsfolk of Steyning in the late 18th century which would surely have rivalled Lily the Pink’s ‘medicinal compound, most efficacious in every case’.
Henfield Theatre Company: Brighton Beach Memoirs2nd October 2018Brighton Beach is a suburb of New York where a modest house in a lower middle class neighbourhood is the setting for a beautiful semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon (perhaps better known for The Odd Couple, Barefoot in the Park and The Last of the Red Hot Lovers)
Steyning & District Food and Drink Festival - 20182nd October 2018Saturday 1st September was the Opening Day for the Steyning & District Food and Drink Festival and it started not just with a bang, but one gigantic bang!
Steyning Camera Club: AUTUMN EXHIBITION2nd October 2018Saturday 3rd & 4th November - 11:00 - 16:00 Beeding & Bramber Village Hall - High Street, Upper Beeding BN44 3WN
Community Film Night: THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY2nd October 2018Wednesday 3rd October - 19:30 - 22:00 The Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, Steyning
Steyning Downland Scheme Upper Pond Repair2nd October 2018Thanks to a lot of hard work by Bill Kear, we're well on the way to restoring the Upper Pond on the Rifle Range.
Steyning Downland Scheme2nd October 2018A couple of weeks ago...
Book Reviews: October 20182nd October 2018Reading for October's longer nights...
Cyclists and Public Rights of Way24th September 2018Some helpful information for users of Public Rights of Way.
Join us for Steyning's Big Picnic9th September 2018Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and a rug and join the Steyning Downland Scheme for a great afternoon of old fashioned family fun (and helping us raise a bit of money to do our wonderful wildlife wok too!).
A clean sweep for Steyning Camera Club3rd September 2018A very successful year for Steyning Camera club
BBC Young Musicians come to Steyning Music Society1st September 2018Saturday 15th September - 19:30 & Sunday 18th November - 15:00. For final two concerts of its 25th season Steyning Music Society is delighted and hugely honoured to bring to Steyning not one but two young artists who are making big names for themselves in the world of music
Steyning Community Plan: A Vision for the future1st September 2018Steyning Parish Council is pleased to announce that it is moving ahead with its new neighbourhood plan, known as the Steyning Community Plan.