Thrilling Horsham show celebrates the birth of modern circus

Circus Wonderland is returning to Horsham with high-flying acrobats, jugglers and clowns promising fun for all the family.

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La Boheme

Touring opera company perform Puccini’s tragic tale at Crawley’s Hawth

Set in the modern day and performed in English, La Bohème proved the perfect starting point for OperaUpClose nine years ago.

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Artistic director Stewart Collins

Small is beautiful at Petworth’s popular festival

Last year, Stewart Collins became the longest-serving artistic director in the Petworth Festival’s history.

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Beattie Edmondson (left) and  Emily Atack in Patrick

Rusper writer’s tale of a charming pug hits the big screen

Disney’s new film Patrick – the tale of a lovable pug who transforms a young woman’s life – is sure to charm millions when it opens in cinemas on Friday, June 29 (released by Buena Vista International UK).

Freddie Hill in rehearsal as Peter Pan in 2016. Picture by Richard Gibbons

Chichester’s Peter Pan ready for first screening of short film at The Capitol, Horsham

Freddie Hill, one of the two young actors who shared the part of Peter Pan in Chichester Festival Youth Theatre’s Christmas production a couple of years ago, has turned film-maker.

Pennie Billinghurst

Sombre story about grief with a sense of humour in Arundel

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire will be the early-summer outing for Arundel’s Drip Action theatre company.

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Polly Dutton at Parham House

Polly looks back on a lovely year as Parham’s artist

Polly Dutton’s year as Parham House & Gardens’ first artist-in-residence comes to a conclusion with an exhibition in the House’s Seed Room, running until July 1, 2pm-5pm.

Dan Snow at the Pyramids in Egypt

Historian Dan Snow takes his theatre show to The Capitol, Horsham

Historians no longer gather dust in dusty libraries.

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Loathsome Guts

Steyning Live Lounge celebrates tenth anniversary

Steyning Live Lounge will once again be a key element in the Steyning Festival.

All Things Must Pass Orchestra

Tribute to George Harrison heads to Eastbourne, East Grinstead and Brighton

There’s a busy summer lined up for the ten-piece All Things Must Pass Orchestra, a tribute to the genius of George Harrison.

Bill Brennan

Actors wanted for Arundel Theatre Trail

Actors are needed as Arundel’s Drip Action theatre company starts to cast the plays chosen for this year’s theatre trail, always a firm favourite on the Arundel Festival calendar.

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Joe Pasquale as Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, credit Michael Wharley

Joe Pasquale plays Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em at The Hawth

Joe Pasquale is working his way through stage versions of shows that were landmark moments in his childhood.

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Dean Friedman

Dean Friedman marks album’s 40th anniversary at The Hawth, Crawley

Whisper it… because the fact is truly shocking. Well, it is, at least, for those of us that remember its release.

Michael Gattrell

Former Capitol manager Michael Gattrell returns to Horsham with children’s classic Dear Zoo

North-Bersted based director Michael Gattrell is enjoying nationwide success with the first ever stage adaption of Rod Campbell’s lift-the-flap children’s book, Dear Zoo.

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Max Dickins stars in The Man On The Moor. Picture by Martin Hodgkiss

Haunting one-man drama at Horsham’s Capitol looks at those left behind

On December 12, 2015, an elderly looking gentleman was found dead on Saddleworth Moor.

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Angela Barnes

Stand-up Angela Barnes looks at her life choices at Crawley’s Hawth

Stand-up comedian Angela Barnes’ latest show comes from turning 40 a couple of years ago.

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Humphrey Berney talks about Blake’s tenth-anniversary album ahead of Horsham concert

Brit-Award-winning vocal trio Blake return in 2018 with a special UK tour, celebrating ten years together.

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac tribute band play a powerful album at The Hawth, Crawley

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac mark 40 years since the iconic Rumours album with a new tour, taking in The Hawth, Crawley, on Saturday, May 5 (7.30pm).

Sarah Milton as Daisy in Tumble Tuck. Picture by Scott Rylander

Former Steyning Grammar School student takes play to The King’s Head Theatre in London

Former Steyning Grammar School student Sarah Milton is looking forward to a London run for her one-woman play Tumble Tuck.

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From left: James Findlay, Riley Carter, Simon Lloyd, Alfie Browne-Skyes and Jeffery Harmer in Birdsong. Picture by Jack Ladenburg

Horror and romance in Birdsong at Horsham’s Capitol

Horsham’s Capitol marks the centenary of the armistice this year by hosting the touring stage adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong.

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