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Garden News1st October 2017It doesn’t have to be the end of the gardening year, by careful planning you can still provide a crescendo of colours for you to enjoy until the frosts knock it all back in November.
Steyning Community Orchard. Apple Day. 7th October. 1 - 4pm FREE1st October 2017The SCO is looking forward to welcoming you all to our fourth Apple Day.
Steyning Museum archives - Bought and Sold1st October 2017Strange things have been bought and sold in Steyning over the years.
Book Reviews from The Steyning Bookshop1st October 2017October book choices
Steyning Festival 20181st October 2017On Saturday 26th May 2018, the 8th Steyning Festival begins with a new and improved Big Top tent, a vibrant programme to appeal to all ages and interests, one which offers the opportunity to get involved in a wonderful community experience.
Community Youth Work - Horsham Matters1st October 2017It’s been quite a journey to get to this point but one that has been worth every minute.
Steyning Parish Council: Community Film Night - HIDDEN FIGURES1st October 2017It's 1962 and the space race is on. NASA is determined to beat the Russians in putting a man into orbit around the Earth. But behind the scenes, a trio of pioneering African-American women are responsible for the calculations that will launch John Glenn into space.
Steyning Primary School Fireworks Display1st October 2017This is an FSPS fundraising event, come and support us and help us raise much needed funds for the school
Greening Steyning: Give Your Stuff Away Day1st October 2017The event focus of the is to divert waste from landfill and to make useful items available to others for free.
St Barnabas House fundraising challenge: The South Downs Trek.1st September 2017Registration is open for the South Downs Trek, an annual 21 mile walk across the South Downs raising money for local hospice St Barnabas House.
Steyning Parish Council Community Film Night screening: VICEROY'S HOUSE (12A)1st September 2017In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people.
Steyning Museum Archives: Voices from the Past.1st September 2017Our ancestors were often quite forthright when speaking or writing.
Steyning in Bloom results.1st September 2017We've looked for interesting form and structure, clever planting, continuation of display and, of course, the Wow factor! - Thank You...
Become a Friend of Age UK Horsham District.1st September 2017By Joining us now, you will be supporting the team at Age UK Horsham District to make a real difference to the lives of local older people in your community.
Book Reviews1st September 2017September Reading options
Garden News1st September 2017September can be a great time of year in the garden as the late summer perennials put on their show in conjunction with the ornamental grasses.
Steyning Community Orchard. Apple Day. 7th October. 1-4pm. FREE1st September 2017It's that time of year of mellow fruitfulness, misty mornings, AND Steyning Community Orchard's Apple Day!
Couple celebrate 60th Wedding anniversary at Steyning care home1st September 2017A local couple has celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary with residents, family and staff at Croft Meadow care home in Steyning.
Steyning Parish Council: Community Film Night - Screening: LION1st August 2017Lion tells the story of an Australian man who embarks on a daunting and incredible journey to rediscover his roots in India based on scant but powerful childhood memories
Steyning Farmers Market.1st August 2017Held in Steyning town centre car park opposite the clock tower. A great opportunity to buy some excellent local produce.
Steyning Downlands Scheme - August Events.1st August 2017Steyning Downlands Scheme - August Event
Steyning & District Food and Drink Festival1st August 2017Here we go again—after 4 highly acclaimed Food & Drink Festivals staged within the Steyning area, the Steyning & District Community Partnership Visitors & Tourism Group are up and running for their fifth event!
Wine through the ages...1st August 2017Evidence of grape pips at Palaeolithic sites indicates humans were eating grapes from around 7000BC. The first vineyard dates from 3200 BC when the Egyptians and Phoenicians began planting and tending vines.
Achieve Your Goals.1st August 2017Think back to January 1st Did you make any resolutions?
St Nicholas Church Bramber: Annual Arts and Crafts Sale and Exhibition.1st August 2017St Nicholas Church Bramber: Annual Arts and Crafts Sale and Exhibition.
Steyning Museum Archives: Glovers and Whittawars1st August 2017Delving back into our early archives, we find many mentions of cottage-industries in Steyning which grew over the years into thriving trades.
Garden News1st August 2017The dry weather and the heat helps keep the weeds away and enables the gardener to take a break
Book Reviews1st August 2017Book Recommendations August 2017
Steyning Community Orchard - Getting the Kids on Board!1st August 2017Dark grey clouds sat along the rim of the Downs and a keen wind swept from the west across the top of the Memorial Playing Field and through the community orchard where we were struggling to put up a gazebo for shelter.
Steyning Farmers' Market1st July 2017A great opportunity to buy some excellent local produce.
South Downs Nursery: Raises Fair Record1st July 2017Already basking in the glow of an Ofsted’s ‘Outstanding’ report, the Steyning pre-school saw 150 adults and children relax in the sunshine last Saturday. Face-painting, ‘splat the rat’, cakes sales, bar and barbecue all added to the total.
Billy Elliot hits the Steyning Stage1st July 2017Steyning Grammar School is very proud to be performing ‘Billy Elliot’ this July. This wonderful show, with music by Elton John and book by Lee Hall, was a West End hit for many years.
“Feisty” centenarian takes up woodwork at local care home1st July 2017A 103-year-old woman from Steyning has been credited for her “feisty attitude” by staff at her care home after taking up woodwork, with her designs being displayed in the care home and a local store.
Summer of fun at Amberley Museum1st July 2017Amberley Museum will be open every day during the Sussex school holidays, and there are lots of events planned for you to enjoy.
Steyning Museum ARCHIVES: How the Church made money.1st July 2017A Church Book, the first entry in which was made in 1519, notes some of the ways in which Steyning Church used to earn money.
Steyning Parish Church - A Summer Concert.1st July 2017From the group who brought you 'The Voice of Christmas' A Spectacular evening of beautiful and enjoyable choral music. Seating Unreserved.
Garden News1st July 2017July is often one of the hottest months of the year with dry sunny days and warm nights.
Book Reviews1st July 2017July 2017 Book Recommendations
Vocal Fusion Acapella - Success for Local Chorus1st July 2017The whole weekend was one of great camaraderie and fun.
Coronation Chicken recipe1st July 2017A Retro Summer Supper
Steyning in Bloom1st June 2017Guided Tour of local gardens - some walking required - Sunday 4th June 2017
From the Steyning Museum archives - Cricket played by the Men of Steyning1st June 2017With the cricket season now in full swing we decided to delve further into the Museum’s archive to see what else it had to tell us about cricket as it used to be played by Steyning men.
Community Film Night - SULLY: Miracle on the Hudson1st June 2017In this suspenseful, satisfying entertainment celebrating humble courage and quiet heroism, Tom Hanks, plays the part of a veteran airline pilot who crash-lands skillfully on New York’s Hudson River when his plane’s engines falter shortly after take-off.
Funk The Family Festival 20171st June 2017Following three hugely successful festivals, Funk The Family return with an exceptional line-up of high quality music, entertainment and literally tons of family activities which are all free!
Book Reviews1st June 2017Books for June 2017
Garden News1st June 2017June is considered to be one of the most floriferous months in the gardening calendar.
Join the Friends of the Steyning Downland Scheme1st June 2017The aim of the Friends is to help develop a steady income for the Steyning Downland Scheme, as funding from Trusts and other funding sources becomes increasingly difficult to find.
Parking Permits - The Best of a Bad Job1st May 20171,200 wonderful people in Steyning sent in objections to Horsham District Council’s plans to start charging for car parking in Steyning. Horsham District Council ignored us and their ill thought out scheme started on 3rd April 2017.
Stop everything – it’s Stunning Steyning!1st May 2017The planners are pondering, rising from their slumbers in the deep, dark hours of the night, thinking feverishly, turning over in their minds who should be invited this time to make the Festival even bigger, even better than last time.
Community Film Night - The Girl on the Train1st May 2017The film follows Rachel Watson (Blunt) who, after getting divorced from her husband Tom (Justin Theroux), takes the train to work every day, passing by her old home and fantasizing about a couple, Megan and Scott Hippwell (Bennett and Luke Evans), who live down the same street, and their perfect life together.
From the Steyning Museum archives: Clockmakers of Steyning.1st May 2017It was in 1723 that Thomas Finch of Steyning, at the age of 14, became an apprentice to Benjamin Packham. He agreed to serve his master and learn the trade of a clockmaker for a period of seven years.
Garden news1st May 2017There is lots to do and lots to see in the garden and as the weather warms up lots more opportunities for you to get out in the garden and enjoy that some time outside.
Book Reviews1st May 2017Book selection for this month.
Steyning Community Orchard1st May 2017Orchards are an important wildlife resource as they are generally formed of several different habitats such as the trees themselves, grassland, scrub and hedgerows.
Coombes farm1st May 2017It really is an idyllic spot. This visit really feels like it has kick started spring for me, it was great fun and the kids really enjoyed it
Mary How Trust - Bid to win Sir Cliff Richard’s waistcoat1st May 2017Auction in aid of cancer prevention:
Steyning Museum archives - The King’s Highway1st April 2017Originally a road claiming to be the King’s Highway was wide enough to allow sixteen knights to ride abreast but, by Edward V’s reign, it described nothing more than the main road
Sandgate Conservation Society Great Easter Egg Hunt1st April 2017This event has been running for many years with great success. There is no cost involved ...yes, you read that right, it’s free!
Parham Easter Family Fun1st April 2017Families are warmly welcomed to enjoy a weekend of Easter Fun at Parham.
Garden News1st April 2017The sweet smell of spring should now be evident in all our gardens. Our lawns may even have had their first trim of the year.
Book Reviews1st April 2017Book Recommendations April.
Steyning Community Orchard News.1st April 2017On a cold but bright mid-February morning volunteers met in the Memorial Playing Field (MPF) Community Orchard to clear vegetation, lightly prune some of the oldest fruit trees and generally tidy up in preparation of the planting of a further six trees in March.
Neighbourhood Wardens helping to reduce social isolation1st March 2017The local neighbourhood wardens for the Steyning, Upper Beeding and Bramber areas have been engaging with older residents in the communities, as well as working with organisations and voluntary groups, to help reduce social isolation.
Parham House & Gardens celebrates 440th anniversary1st March 2017At 8.30am on Saturday 28th January 2017, Parham House & Gardens quietly celebrated a special anniversary. 440 years ago to the day.
The Wilton Park Textile1st March 2017After the success of the Steyning Grammar School 400 year anniversary quilts, the creative team were invited to devise an Art Textile to commemorate the 70 years of Wilton Park.
Steyning Welcomes France & Italy!1st March 2017Sunday April 2nd, 2017 is set to be a real “mix of national flags” event - French, Italian & British.
Steyning Museum archives - A Proud but Challenged Brigade...1st March 2017During parades through the streets of the town to mark particular occasions the Fire Brigade and the Town Band played leading roles. Steyning was proud of its Fire Brigade.
Garden News1st March 2017There’s nothing vulgar about primula vulgaris, so make the most of it, whether that be in your garden or in the wild.
Book Reviews1st March 2017Book Recommendations March 2017
Steyning Community Orchard1st March 2017January and February have been busy months for Steyning Community Orchard.
Steyning Downland Scheme Supporters' Group Dinner 30th March1st March 2017Why not join us and enjoy delicious, local food and drink with friends, learn about the wonderful wildlife on the Steyning Downland Scheme and of course support the conservation work we do?
Brighton Medieval Banquet - Saturday the 25th March 20171st March 2017To mark this golden anniversary we are having a fundraising event like no other - The Brighton Medieval Banquet. This themed dining experience will be a truly unique event as you will be one of over 400 guests transported back in time.