Petworth is hosting a series of family-friendly events all about science and engineering in honour of the scientific achievements of Elizabeth Ilive (1769- 1822), who lived at Petworth House from the late 1780s.
We are pleased to announce our Christmas Exhibition Weekend which will be running from 10am-6pm on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November. We have been collecting some beautiful original artwork from some of the most popular Forest Gallery artists as well as some exciting new artists!
Ticket sales for this year’s Petworth Festival (12th- 29th July) have started really strongly with some performances already sold out. This summer for over a fortnight, the well-established cultural extravaganza boasts an incredible line up of artists and the best talent to appear outside London
This joint exhibition explores the way two artists have responded to the landscape of Sussex both of them painting en plein aire in an expressive spontaneous manner. John Hitchens’ work in the exhibition spans a 45 year period from the 1970s to the present day and presents a retrospective of his evolving style. Anthony’s paintings were all completed over the last year.
Berry Bros have once again teamed up with us to host a series of wine tasting dinners throughout 2017. The first event will take you on a tour of vineyards around the world, pairing a series of wines with a 5 course dinner especially created by our head chef, Paul Welburn.
Trees donated by the Leconfield Estates, a sea of white lights and the smell of mulled wine and hot chestnuts combined to create a Winter wonderland at Petworth Christmas Lights switch-on. From midday to 8pm there was something for everyone.
The Star at Petworth run by Chris Connor and Ryan Coller, has won Fuller’s 2016 best country pub award, The Griffin Trophy. Presenting it chairman, Michael Turner, said: “Chris and Ryan have been at The Star since 2013 and I have seen it go from strength to strength.”