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9 Jul: Loxwood Drive-in Begins

Boxwood Drive in Movies

Loxwood is to host drive-in movies for two weeks from Thursday 9 July to fill the void left by the closure of theatres and cinemas. Normally known for medieval festivals, Loxwood Meadow is installing a cinematic LED screen in its Enchanted Meadow, showing films across four matinees (5pm) and evenings (9pm) each week, with in-car sound and food delivery. Films scheduled include A Knight’s Tale, Rocket Man, Finding Nemo and Dirty Dancing, with cars parked in numbered bays. Register your interest at www.loxwooddriveinmovies.co.uk or Facebook @LoxwoodDriveInMovies

11 Oct: Shipley Arts Festival: Leonardslee Concert

Shipley Arts Festival

Bernardi Music Group and Stradivarius Piano Trio will give a recital including Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no.4 in celebration of his 250th birthday and in the grand hall amongst the elegant gardens of Leonardslee House. Please join us at 6.30 pm for Leonardslee Wine, canapés and a light Michelin star supper. The evening is in support of Sussex Arts Academy and Chestnut Tree House. There will be an auction of special prizes during the Concert. For guests who are able to arrive by 5.30pm there will be an opportunity for a guided tour of the gardens and to see the Wallabies. Due to Covid-19 we delivering our events on line for the foreseeable future. We will post links in due course. Visit https://shipleyartsfestival.co.uk/leonardslee-concert/

23 Oct: Mark Chadwick (The Levellers) at Rec Rooms

Mark Chadwick (Photo © Christian Banfield)

One of the UK’s most successful songwriters, Mark Chadwick, has co-written 20 chart singles and 6 Top 40 albums (including a Number 1) as part of the Levellers, the band he has fronted for over 25 years.Still going strong, the Levellers are festival favourites and have cemented their cherished status with headline performances  at Glastonbury, Isle Of Wight, Cambridge Folk Festival, Bestival and Boomtown and many European and UK events and in 2003 they successfully created their own annual Beautiful Days  Festival which takes place in August at Escot Park in Devon. During this time Mark has released two solo albums ‘All the Pieces’ and ‘Moment’ and his upfront and personal solo performance will see him play a mixture of material from these albums and Levellers classics. Be warned, Mark will have you up dancing! Mainly standing with a few unreserved seats available on a first come first served basis. Advance Tickets £15 from https://therecrooms.com/events/mark-chadwick-levellers-solo-support-tbc/

13-29 Dec: A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

The beautiful new adaptation of A Christmas Carol is set to return to The Capitol this Christmas. After receiving standing ovations and playing to sold out houses in 2019, acclaimed character actors Jack Lane (Wisdom of a Fool & Dad’s Army Radio Show) and David Benson (Goodnight Sweetheart & One Man, Two Guvnors) return with their beautiful staging of A Christmas Carol. Telling the story of Ebenezer Scrooges’ path to redemption from greed and selfishness to one of compassion and humanity. A powerful and touching story that will make you question your own generosity of spirit and wealth. Tickets cost from £16.50 at https://www.thecapitolhorsham.com/whats-on/all-shows/a-christmas-carol/15704

13 Feb 2021: Toyah at Rec Rooms

Toyah (Electro/Acoustic Tour)

From punk princess to cult stage actress to high priestess of TV, TOYAH WILLCOX is a uniquely gifted performer and an inextinguishable flame. Charismatic, outspoken and impossible to categorise, she is one of Britain’s iconic household names – an award-winning rock legend as well as a much-loved stage/screen actress and music composer. In a career spanning over 40 years Toyah has amassed thirteen top 40 singles, recorded twenty-four albums, written two books, appeared in over forty stage plays, acted in twenty feature films and presented hundreds of television programmes. 200 seats, theatre style in rows, taken on a first come first serve basis. Standing behind. Advance £22 from https://therecrooms.com/events/toyah-electro-acoustic-tour/#iLightbox[]/0

5-6 June 2021: Floral Fringe Fair

Floral Fringe Fair

The Floral Fringe Fair will be moving to the Deer Park at Leonardslee Gardens, Lower Beeding over the weekend of 5-6 June 2021. It will have the same friendly, eclectic feel as ever with plant nurseries, artists and makers, vintage stalls, street dining, picnics, food, music and a Steampunk twist. To draw attention to the rare plants at Leonardslee’s Grade 1 listed garden, there’s a celebration of Victorian plant hunters. Classic car owners are invited to attend with reduced entry.  www.facebook.com/floralfringefairInstagram @floralfringefair

19 Jun 2021: The Big Gig Horsham

The Big Gig (Photo © Oliver James Durnfold)

The Big Gig, due to take place at Horsham Sports Club on 20 June, is postponed until 19 June 2021. It’ll include tribute acts to Bruno Mars, Elvis and The Spice Girls. Tickets for this year’s show will be valid. www.facebook.com/biggighorsham/