THIS WEEK IN PETWORTH
This week and next week's events in and around Petworth
10.30am - 12.30pm
Petworth Vision would like to invite you a their coffee mornings at Leconfield Hall, come along have a cuppa and ask questions about what Petworth Vision is all about. They want to hear from you!
The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.
9.00am - 1.00pm
Petworth Farmers Market operates from 9.00am – 1.00pm every 4th Saturday of the month.
4.30pm - 7.30pm
Come over to the White Horse Graffham and enjoy another nerve-racking session of Rugby's greatest championship on the big screen with our full bar and complimentary nibbles
7.15pm - 11.00pm
Few tickets LEFT - Don't miss out
Widely considered to be one of the best ever ABBA Tribute acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe.
7.15pm - 10.00pm
Live Royal Opera House Screening (with subtitles) :
Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance The Winter’s Tale for The Royal Ballet in 2014.
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Jackie Currie - Designing with Alliums + Club Spring Flower Arrangement Competition.
10.00am - 12.30pm
Fittleworth Village Market is held on the first Saturday of each month. Local produce is sold and coffee is served
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Klimt was one of the most prominent figures in the Viennese fin de siècle. This lecture looks at the many changes in Klimt’s life, his rejection of public pomp, and the impact on his style and works.
6.45pm - 10.15pm
Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form
7.30pm - 9.30pm
When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.
4.30pm - 7.30pm
Wear the rose and support England in Rugby's Greatest Championship with a big screen, full bar, and free nibbles.
Focusing on locality and seasonality, our menu translates our dedication to providing top quality cuisine in a relaxed, country dining environment.
ONGOING Exhibitions & Festivals
Longer term events, including festivals & exhibitions in and around Petworth.
2 JANUARY - 24 MARCH
11.30am - 3.15pm
2 January to 24 March 2018, join a tour of the mansion and discover more about the history of the Petworth collection and how we care for these treasures.
13 JANUARY - 25 MARCH
10.30am - 2.15pm
A major new exhibition at the National Trust’s Petworth House is the first of its kind to celebrate William Blake’s relationship with Sussex.
6 - 27 MARCH
10.00am - 6.00pm
This exhibition takes you on a Grand Tour across Europe and the globe, uncovering exotic landscapes, foreign harbours and romantic ruins
9 - 10 MARCH
9.15am - 4.00pm
Join illustrator Naomi Howarth for a two day emersion into the world of Eric Ravilious, renowned for his watercolours of landscapes and quietly observed scenes of domesticity. Ravilious’ legacy continues to influence artists and illustrators today.
30 MARCH - 15 APRIL
11.00am - 4.00pm
Bunny's been busy making mud pies, digging holes and planting seeds. Help her find out the best way to grow a perfect garden. Complete the trail and win a chocolate prize.
£3 per child.
9 - 10 APRIL
9.15am - 4.00pm
This exciting two day course gives beginners and those with some experience a dynamic and interactive introduction to using oil paint.
16 - 17 APRIL
9.15am - 4.00pm
This course will build on the techniques introduced in Leonie’s course last autumn but is suitable for students of all levels with individual tuition.
14 - 22 APRIL
David Humphreys has lived in Sussex for over fifty years. We first exhibited his work over a decade ago and now at 80 he is still at the height of his powers and pushing his work in new directions.
11 - 13 MAY
11.00am - 8.00pm - Friday
10.30am - 6.00pm - Saturday
10.30am - 5.00pm - Sunday
For the fourth year in a row, The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited is hoisting The Marquee, in the impressive Lancelot 'Capability' Brown designed grounds surrounding the magnificent Petworth House in Petworth.
28 JUNE - 8 JULY
Each year the Petworth Fringe works with a wide range of artists to craft a performing arts extravaganza. Our 3rd year includes multiple opportunities for artists to apply to the festival.
17 JULY - 4 AUGUST
12.00pm - 10.00am
It's the festival's landmark 40th anniversary summer festival, which runs from Tuesday 17th July – Saturday 4th August 2018.
ALL YEAR LONG EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Petworth has much to offer to the visitor. Petworth House is home to a wonderful collection of paintings including local scenes by JMW Turner, the extensive Petworth Park laid out by Capability Brown in the 18th century with its herds of roaming deer around the lakes. There also are festivals, fairs and markets all year long – the list is endless.
Everyone is welcome to participate in our many community organised events.
FESTIVALS & MAJOR EVENTS
Enjoy! Petworth and its surroundings offer a wide selection of festivals & major events throughout the year.
GALLERIES & MUSEUMS
A hub for art and history. Petworth offers a selection for a wide variety of tastes and interests.
Into sports? Delight yourself with a variety of sports events throughout the year.
WALKS, ACTIVITIES & VISITS
Fancy a gorgeous walk in the countryside? Petworth's idyllic location in the heart of the South Downs national park will leave you speechless.