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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
  • 2018-05-26
Castle Siege

12th Night Theatre

Stansted Park House and Grounds 31st May 2018

  • Stansted Park House & Grounds
  • 2018-05-31

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
  • 2018-06-02
Random/Generations

Sketching on Sundays

Stansted Park House & Grounds Sun 3rd June, Sun 8th July, Sun 5th Aug, Sun 9th Sept

  • Stansted Park House & Grounds
  • 2018-06-03

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

Dragon Boat Day

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

  • Chichester Ship Canal
  • 2018-06-10
Dragon Boat Day

Volunteers week

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

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

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
  • 2018-06-16
The Chalk Garden

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
  • 2018-06-17
Dads Can Do at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Fathers Day at Stansted Park House & Gardens

17th June 2018 Stansted Park House & Gardens Bring the family along for a fun day out at Stansted Park this Father's Day from 11am…

  • Stansted Park House & Grounds
  • 2018-06-17
Fathers Day at Stansted Park House & Gardens

Embroidery Workshop

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

  • Embroidery Workshop
  • 2018-06-18
Embroidery Workshop

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
  • 2018-06-22
MidSummer Supper- Friday 22nd June

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
  • 2018-06-24
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
  • 2018-06-24
Needlework On Display

Artist in Residence Exhibition

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

  • Parham House & Gardens
  • 2018-07-01
Artist in Residence Exhibition

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
  • 2018-07-01
Rural Life Weekend - Historic Gardens

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
  • 2018-07-07
History Days

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
  • 2018-07-07
The Country Wife

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
  • 2018-07-08
Parham 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
  • 2018-07-08
25th Annual Garden Weekend

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
  • 2018-07-15
Norman Knights Tournament

Members day

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

  • Chichester Ship Canal
  • 2018-07-17
Members day

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
  • 2018-07-18
David Walliams: The Midnight Gang (ticketed event)

Tom Jones Live

Stansted Park House & Gardens 18th July 2018

  • Stansted Park House & Grounds
  • 2018-07-18
Tom Jones Live

Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst

21st and 22nd July Science comes alive at Wakehurst with a wild weekend of workshops, hands-on experiments, shows and more

  • Wakehurst – Kew’s Wild Botanic Garden in Sussex
  • 2018-07-21
Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst

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
  • 2018-07-22
Working Animals Show

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
  • 2018-07-25
Rail Gala at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

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
  • 2018-07-29
Jousting and Medieval Tournament

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
  • 2018-08-01
Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holidays Activities

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
  • 2018-08-05
Rural Life Weekend: English Scything

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
  • 2018-08-11
The Meeting

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
  • 2018-08-17
Quiz & Nibbles - Friday 17th August

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
  • 2018-08-19
Family History Weekend

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
  • 2018-08-25
Me and My Girl

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
  • 2018-09-02
Ale at Amberley

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
  • 2018-09-16
Norman Knights

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
  • 2018-09-22
Copenhagen

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
  • 2018-09-23
Autumn Fair

Live Musical Evenings

Stansted Park House & Grounds Thursday 27th September 2018 at 7.30 pm.

  • Stansted Park House & Grounds
  • 2018-09-27

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
  • 2018-09-29
Flowers for Mrs Harris

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
  • 2018-10-01
It’s The History Man!

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
  • 2018-10-07
Apples in the Orchard

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
  • 2018-10-25
Hallowe’en Crafts  23rd 24th 25th October

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
  • 2018-10-25
Normans Knights in the Keep

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
  • 2018-10-27
Halloween at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

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
  • 2018-10-27
Cock

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
  • 2019-01-06
A Georgian Christmas  1st December – 6th January