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22
Jun
2017
On Sunday 25th June Armed Forces Day will be returning to Horsham’s Carfax. Suitable for people of all ages, the event starts at 10am until 4pm and will celebrate the contributions made by British service personnel throughout the years and also show respect for those who have given their lives in conflict. What will we see and do? Throughout the day, there will be a lot to see from the Royal British Legion and food and drink stands will also be in the Carfax supporting military charities, so take the chance to try something tasty on the day. Parade with marching...
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23
May
2017
This summer Horsham is going to be treated to a fantastic event, locally organised and locally supported, with THE BIG GIG 17, a Horsham Tribute Music Festival. Saturday 24th June 2017. Grounds of Horsham Sports Club It’s time to get excited Horsham! Some of the best musicians in the area are coming together to provide a fun packed day of top class live music, festival activities, street food, drinks, and dancing. The line-up for the day includes five amazing cover acts singing songs you know and love, covering the likes of, ABBA, Take That, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, James Brown,...
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17
May
2017
Here in Horsham, we are lucky to be surrounded by beautiful architecture and stunning countryside views. Over the past month, we have been searching for the very best Instagram photos of Horsham taken this Spring. We’ve narrowed it down to our favourite six to share with you. If you think you have an Instagram picture that you think deserves to be featured, send us a tweet us @HorshamBlog – we’d love to hear from you! What a beautiful view at Sumners Pond this evening 👫 with @mearscharles #sumnerspond #westsussex #sunset #photography #lake #instapic #travelgram #walking #onmytravels #nature #england #sussex #picoftheday...
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27
Apr
2017
Spring has well and truly sprung and it’s time to start making the most of those bursts of beautiful sunshine. If you’re looking for outdoor activities to keep you occupied this spring in Horsham and the surrounding areas, you have come to the right place! Here is a collection of things to do in Horsham this spring that’ll get you out and about enjoying the great outdoors. Horsham Park Funfair Did you go last year? Back by popular demand, the Horsham funfair will be hosted in Horsham Park from Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th May. This long weekend will include...
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25
Apr
2017
Raylands Country Park in Southwater is a well maintained, unique holiday park for the over 50’s. The team have got in touch with us to tell us about their exciting new development which includes the creation of 31 bases to accommodate luxury holiday homes to be ready this Spring. There are currently several luxury holiday homes sites at Raylands on the new development ready to view, so why not head down there! This local park is a very popular spot for holidaymakers looking to get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. The new area of the park...
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13
Apr
2017
We are lucky in Horsham to have so many baby and toddler groups running each week to keep you and your little one busy. Check out our list of groups which have all built up great reputations and would be something to look into if you’ve yet to try them out. Arranged for each weekday below, if you know of any more please Tweet us @HorshamBlog. Monday’s Music Bus Music Bus classes offer something a bit different. There’s a 30 minute music workshop which all the children will love, followed by a 30 minute social time offering the perfect opportunity...
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5
Apr
2017
The most exciting Italian Festival in the South of England Horsham Piazza Italia is the biggest and, dare we say, best free Easter event in the South East, and we’re lucky enough to have it come straight to us each year. There are so many things for the family to see and do at this weekend long event based in the centre of town, organised by Horsham District Council and many local partners. From Ferrari catwalks, Italian Job Mini Displays to Italian cooking demonstrations, there’s so much to enjoy during the Bank Holiday weekend and what will hopefully be a...
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27
Mar
2017
Easter is now fast approaching as the town is getting ready to celebrate with the school holidays and bank holidays giving us all extra time to get together. Take a look at what’s lined up this year: Easter Bunny Hunt Competition in the Carfax As well as the famous Piazza Italia taking place over the Easter Weekend, town centre businesses will be hosting a bunny hunt during the school holidays, taking place from Saturday 8th April until Sunday 23rd April. Accompany your children around a range of shops where they will chose a ‘Find the Carrot’ card and see if...
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22
Mar
2017
Volunteering is not only a way to help charities and the community but it also gives you the opportunity to learn new skills and gain valuable work experience. If you’re looking to do just this and meet new people, there are many positive ways you can do so in the Horsham area. We’ve taken a look at just some of the ways you could volunteer your time in Horsham. Get in touch if you’ve helped with the below, or if you can suggest any other opportunities in the area. Horsham District Food Bank Horsham District Food Bank dedicate their time...
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