Weald and Downland - Nature & Wildlife

Relaxed Morning Opening at Weald & Downland

Join Weald & Downland Living Museum in Singleton for a relaxed opening this summer. On two mornings (Tuesday, 30 July and Thursday, 22 August) they will be opening their doors from 9am. This is designed for visitors who prefer a quieter visit, and a time when there are no dogs on the Museum site. These mornings are designed to be autism-friendly.You are welcome to stay on after 10.30am if you
Event date(s):
30th July 2019 9:00 - 10:30
22nd August 2019 9:00 - 10:30
Arundel - Family Fun

History Days

History Days will be an opportunity for children of all ages to meet historical characters including a Norman knight, pirate and Palaeolithic man.Activities such as have-a-go archery, mini catapults and a craft tent will spread across the upper grounds and a falconer and story teller will demonstrate their dazzling crafts.The thrilling Kids Battles will allow little ones to try their hand at wield
Event date(s):
30th May 2019 10:30 - 16:30
30th July 2019 10:00 - 16:45
06th August 2019 10:00 - 16:45
Goodwood - Food & Drink

Qatar Goodwood Festival

With five days of thrilling action set against the magnificent backdrop of the rolling Sussex countryside, The Qatar Goodwood Festival – popularly known as 'Glorious Goodwood' – is one of the highlights of the flat-racing season.With its position as one of the largest race meetings in the world, the Qatar Goodwood Festival is a spectacle that has to be experienced. Elegant fash
Event date(s):
30th July 2019 11:00 - 03rd August 2019 18:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Our Galaxy The Milky Way Tuesday, 30th July, 3.30pm

Studded with fabulous star clusters and beautiful, multi-coloured clouds of gas streaked with dust, the faintly glowing band of the Milky Way arches almost overhead from horizon to horizon at this time of year.Come to the Planetarium for an exciting journey through ourGalaxy to see at first hand the wonder of new stars being born, planetary systems in t
Event date(s):
30th July 2019 15:30 - 16:30
Petworth - Music

Nicholas McCarthy (piano) and Oliver Wass (harp)

Nicholas McCarthy was born in 1989 without his right hand and only began to play the piano at the age of 14 after being inspired by hearing a friend play Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata. Nicholas’ graduation from the Royal College of Music in 2012 drew press headlines around the world being the only one-handed pianist to graduate from the RCM in its 130-year history. In March 2018 he was
Event date(s):
30th July 2019 19:30 - 21:45
Petworth - Music

Matthew Barley (cello) with Soumik Datta (sarod) and Ustad Sukhvinder Singh (tabla)

One of classical music’s great communicators and collaborators – not to mention cellist extraordinaire - Matthew Barley takes to the stage in the company of master tabla and sarod players Ustad Sukhvinder Singh and Soumik Datta to explore both Western and Indian works through performance and improvisation. Works by Bach, the Beatles, Tavener and Sultan Khan provide points of departure,
Event date(s):
31st July 2019 19:30 - 21:30
Petworth - Music

Ensemble Hesperi - The Pheasant's Eye (baroque music)

Award winning period instrument group Ensemble Hesperi present their imaginative and engaging project based on Scottish Baroque music and dance. Exploring recently discovered works and composers from lowland Scotland, they showcase the unique charm and distinctive character of this music, following the lives of Scottish-born composers such as James Oswald (1710-1769) and William McGibbon (1696-175
Event date(s):
31st July 2019 20:00 - 21:30
Fishbourne Roman Palace - Family Fun

Summer Fun!

Every Thursday in August we are offering an opportunity to to travel back in time 2,000 years and experience life in Roman times with lots of craft activities and things to make and do. Activities are included in the admission charge and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Event date(s):
01st August 2019 11:00 - 15:00
Petworth - Arts & Culture

The HandleBards - Much Ado About Nothing

Since their first appearances in 2013, the HandleBards have clocked up over 7000 miles by cycling around the world to perform Shakespeare. Described by none other than Sir Ian McKellen as ‘uproariously funny’, the all-male company tour their unique brand of extremely energetic, charmingly chaotic, environmentally friendly cycle- powered theatre. They roar into Bignor Park for their Pet
Event date(s):
01st August 2019 19:00 - 21:00