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Tree Top Easter Egg Hunt with Go Ape

Tree Top Easter Egg Hunt with Go Ape

Enjoy an unforgettable visit to Go Ape this Easter Go Ape (www.goape.co.uk), the UK’s leading forest adventure company, is hosting a tree- mendous events at…

  • Go Ape
  • 22-04-2018
The Tulip by Sarah Raven

The Tulip by Sarah Raven

23rd & 24th April 2018 Go on a tulip tour with Sarah to four tulip-centred gardens with lunches here at Parham House & Gardens and…

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 24-04-2018
Stationary Engines at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Stationary Engines at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Sunday 29th April With a collection of stationary engines, associated machinery to watch and enjoy, our exhibitors providing stationary engines on display highlighting the history…

  • Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
  • 29-04-2018
Food Festival

Food Festival

The very best of the south east’s produce – from heritage production methods to the modern day – will be showcased at our special spring…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 07-05-2018
Present Laughter

Present Laughter

Date: 20 April – 12 May Time: 2:30pm / 7:30pm Price: From £10 More info & Booking link: https://www.cft.org.uk/whats-on/event/present- laughter Actor Garry Essendine is at…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 12-05-2018
The Bodgers' Ball

The Bodgers’ Ball

SATURDAY 12th MAY TO SUNDAY 13th MAY 2018 10.30am – 5.00pm The Association of Polelathe Turners & Greenwood Workers (APT) invites you to the 2018 Bodgers’ Ball at the…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 13-05-2018
Team in miniature

Team in miniature

19TH – 20TH MAY 2018 Annual visit of miniature traction engines.

  • Hollycombe: Steam in the Country
  • 19-05-2018
Museum at Night

Museum at Night

FRIDAY 18 MAY TO SATURDAY 19 MAY 2018 8.45pm – 11.00pm On Friday 18 and Saturday 19 May 2018 we will open our doors from…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 19-05-2018
Arundel Castle Tulip Festival

Arundel Castle Tulip Festival

Mid-April to Mid-May The annual Tulip Festival returns which sees the Castle bursting with the colours of 60,000 Tulips. Immerse yourself in a profusion of…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 20-05-2018
Castle Siege

Castle Siege

26th-28th May A firm family favourite, this three-day event will cover all aspects of a 15th century siege. Forces from England and France will enter…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 26-05-2018
Random/Generations

Random/Generations

Date: 4 May – 2 June Time: 2:45pm / 7:45pm Price: From £20 A double bill of plays by debbie tucker green random never trouble…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 02-06-2018
Fairy Festival  Sunday 10th June  2pm – 4.30 pm

Fairy Festival  Sunday 10th June 2pm – 4.30 pm

Join us in the roundhouse enclosure from 2pm to celebrate all things fairy! Dressing up is encouraged and little fairies (and elves, imps or other…

  • Fairy Festival  Sunday 10th June 2pm – 4.30 pm
  • 10-06-2018
Dragon Boat Day

Dragon Boat Day

Sunday the 10th June 2018  event is all day at the canal basin

  • Chichester Ship Canal
  • 10-06-2018
Volunteers week

Volunteers week

At Chichester canal is the week of Monday 4th June to the 10th June 2018 at the canal basin

  • Chichester Ship Canal
  • 10-06-2018
The Chalk Garden

The Chalk Garden

Date: 25 May – 16 June Time: 2:30pm / 7:30pm Price: From £10 Nothing will grow for eccentric, high-born Mrs St Maugham in the dry…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 16-06-2018
Dads Can Do at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Dads Can Do at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Sunday 17th June A special day of hands on activities including crafts for children. With crafts, pottery and train driving experiences (subject to availability) for…

  • Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
  • 17-06-2018
Embroidery Workshop

Embroidery Workshop

Join Royal School of Needlework tutor Chrissie Juno Mann as she guides you through an Embroidery Masterclass.

  • Embroidery Workshop
  • 18-06-2018
MidSummer Supper- Friday 22nd June

MidSummer Supper- Friday 22nd June

Celebrate the Summer Solstice by gently cruising through beautiful countryside on one of the longest evenings of the year, enjoy a sparkling summer drink and…

  • The Wey & Arun Canal
  • 22-06-2018
Needlework On Display

Needlework On Display

Wednesday 13th – Sunday 24th June (during House opening hours) Parham is home to possibly the finest and most important collection of sixteenth and seventeenth…

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 24-06-2018
Needlework On Display

Needlework On Display

Wednesday 13th – Sunday 24th June (during House opening hours) Parham is home to possibly the finest and most important collection of sixteenth and seventeenth…

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 24-06-2018
Artist in Residence Exhibition

Artist in Residence Exhibition

This June we will be hosting an exhibition showcasing artwork by our Artist in Residence, Polly Dutton.

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 01-07-2018
Rural Life Weekend - Historic Gardens

Rural Life Weekend – Historic Gardens

Saturday 30th June to Sunday 1st July 2018 11:00am – 5:00pm Come and find out about the Museum’s period gardens over the weekend of Saturday…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 01-07-2018
History Days

History Days

1st May 31st July 7th August Arundel Castle Meet a variety of historical characters, such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Surgeon. There’s a range…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 07-07-2018
The Country Wife

The Country Wife

Date: 8 June – 7 July Time: 2:45pm / 7:45pm Price: From £20 The City of London. The randy seventeenth century. Harry Horner wants to…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 07-07-2018
Parham Garden Weekend

Parham Garden Weekend

Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th July 2018 10.30am – 5.00pm An unmissable weekend for plant and garden enthusiasts. One of the highlights of the gardening…

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 08-07-2018
25th Annual Garden Weekend

25th Annual Garden Weekend

Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th July 10.30am – 5.00pm One of the highlights of the gardening calendar, the Garden Weekend is celebrating its 25th anniversary…

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 08-07-2018
Norman Knights Tournament

Norman Knights Tournament

Arundel Castle 14th-15th July This weekend will see a tournament of Norman foot combat held on the upper grounds of Arundel Castle. Along with a…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 15-07-2018
Members day

Members day

Tuesday 17th July event is  all day at the Canal basin

  • Chichester Ship Canal
  • 17-07-2018
David Walliams: The Midnight Gang (ticketed event)

David Walliams: The Midnight Gang (ticketed event)

Wednesday 18th July 2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm Gates open 6.00pm. Performance begins 7.00pm. After the successful 2015 adaptation of Mr Stink (which David Walliams described as “Magnificent!”) and their…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 18-07-2018
Working Animals Show

Working Animals Show

Saturday 21st July to Sunday 22nd July 2018 10.30am-5.00pm Calling all animal lovers! Our new Working Animals Show. 21-22 July 2018, will focus on traditional and…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 22-07-2018
Rail Gala at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Rail Gala at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July This year we will be celebrating Peter’s 100th birthday with plenty of the noise and action on our big…

  • Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
  • 25-07-2018
Jousting and Medieval Tournament

Jousting and Medieval Tournament

Arundel Castle 24th-29th July The undisputed highlight of Arundel Castle’s events calendar – the Jousting and Medieval Tournament – is this year celebrating its tenth…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 29-07-2018
Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holidays Activities

Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holidays Activities

Wednesday 1st August 2018 11.00am – 4.00pm Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place every Wednesday in August. Our theme this…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 01-08-2018
Rural Life Weekend: English Scything

Rural Life Weekend: English Scything

Saturday 4th August to Sunday 5th August 2018 10.30am – 5.30pm Join us to find out more about traditional scything and haymaking during this informal…

  • Weald & Downland Living Museum
  • 05-08-2018
The Meeting

The Meeting

Date: 13 July – 11 August Time: 2:45pm / 7:45pm Price: From £20 Rachel has been the voice for her deaf mother since she was…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 11-08-2018
Quiz & Nibbles - Friday 17th August

Quiz & Nibbles – Friday 17th August

Enjoy a quiz, a glass of wine and a selection of ‘nibbles’ whilst gently cruising along the beautiful canal. 6.30pm to 8.00pm. £40 per table…

  • The Wey & Arun Canal
  • 17-08-2018
Family History Weekend

Family History Weekend

Arundel Castle 18th-19th August Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle, the Family History Weekend will be an opportunity to meet a variety of…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 19-08-2018
Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

Date: 2 July – 25 August Time: 2:30pm / 7:30pm Price: From £10 At Hareford Hall in Hampshire, suspense is in the air. The family…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 25-08-2018
Ale at Amberley

Ale at Amberley

Friday 31st August until Sunday 2nd September Join us for our 13th annual Ale festival, with local beers, ales and perries, and musical entertainment throughout…

  • Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
  • 02-09-2018
Norman Knights

Norman Knights

Arundel Castle 16th September As the Castle celebrates the 950th anniversary of its initial construction, Raven Tor Living History Group returns to portray the men…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 16-09-2018
Copenhagen

Copenhagen

Date: 17 August – 22 September Time: 2:45pm / 7:45pm Price: From £20 1941, in the middle of the Second World War, the great German…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 22-09-2018
Autumn Fair

Autumn Fair

Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September 10.30am – 5.00pm A celebration of traditional estate life and all that harvest brings, our annual Autumn Fair presents…

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 23-09-2018
Flowers for Mrs Harris

Flowers for Mrs Harris

Date: 8 – 29 September Time: 2:30pm / 7:30pm Price: From £10 Ada Harris spends her days dusting, darning, polishing and scrubbing. But her first…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 29-09-2018
It’s The History Man!

It’s The History Man!

Arundel Castle Various Dates Characters include a Medieval Scribe, Tudor Executioner, Norman Knight, Crusader, Medieval Doctor, Crossbowman, and Medieval Herald. New for 2018: Stone Age…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 01-10-2018
Apples in the Orchard

Apples in the Orchard

Sunday 7th October 10.30am – 5.00pm Set in the orchard of our Walled Garden, join us for a celebration of the humble British apple. With…

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 07-10-2018
Hallowe’en Crafts  23rd 24th 25th October

Hallowe’en Crafts 23rd 24th 25th October

Dress to distress with your hat and broomstick or any other ghoulish disguises and make some spooktastic Hallowe’en craft to take home. £2 per child. NAA

  • Petworth House & Park
  • 25-10-2018
Normans Knights in the Keep

Normans Knights in the Keep

Arundel Castle 24th-25th October This October half term, visitors to Arundel Castle will be able to find out what it was like living at the…

  • Arundel Castle
  • 25-10-2018
Halloween at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Halloween at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th October This year’s Halloween celebrations will take part on the Friday evening from 6pm until 9pm. Explore the Museum at…

  • Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
  • 27-10-2018
Cock

Cock

Date: 28 September – 27 October Time: 2:45pm / 7:45pm Price: From £20 : Has John straightened out? After years glued to his boyfriend, the…

  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 27-10-2018
A Georgian Christmas  1st December – 6th January

A Georgian Christmas 1st December – 6th January

Celebrate the festive season in selected rooms of the House and Servants’ Quarters dressed for a Georgian style Christmas and discover some traditions both old…

  • Petworth House & Park
  • 06-01-2019