Category Archives: Seasonal celebrations

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​Horsham Repair Cafe Christmas and beyond…

Press Release HORSHAM REPAIR CAFE FULL OF CHRISTMAS CHEER AND NEW YEAR NEWS Horsham Repair Cafe wrapped up three months of operation on Saturday 2nd December with a truly outstanding session. As a result, it has been decided to add … Continue reading




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​Horsham Repair Cafe – saving energy & Christmas lights!

Press release Do you dread turning on your Christmas tree lights? The festive season can be an expensive and wasteful time of year and so often those Christmas tree lights don’t work! Well if that is the case, do not … Continue reading




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26 eco-friendly Christmas tips

We’ve got some great tips to help you enjoy Christmas, so you can spoil yourself and your loved ones without spoiling the planet. Here’s a uniquely seasonal paradox. Is it possible to buy a truly green Christmas tree? Artificial trees aren’t … Continue reading




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FUNdraising Roman invasion expected at school fête

NEWS RELEASE – For immediate release William Penn School in Coolham is to pull out all the stops with a Roman-themed summer fête on Saturday, June 18th from 1-5 pm. Parents and pupils of the UK’s only state primary school … Continue reading




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Quirky Quintessential English event – Floral Fringe Fair 2016

The Floral Fringe Fair 2016 is taking place on the weekend of June 4th/5th at Knepp Castle, Shipley, Nr Horsham, West Sx RH13 8LJ  from 10.30 am to 5pm both days.  The fair is quirky and eclectic. It has a … Continue reading




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Reasons to grow your own food

With the prices going right through the roof and the changes in how food is handled, this is a great time to work on growing your own vegetables, herbs and spices with some creative gardening work. If this is something … Continue reading




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Get this event into your diary…Into the Trees

September 3rd and 4th 2016  ‘What a wonderful day getting back to nature. A festival without all the fuss and noise of the others, but more to entertain, enthral and amaze’ From the folk behind the award winning Elderflower Fields Festival and … Continue reading




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True cost of Christmas

Christmas is a really exciting and fun time of year, however it is a horrendously wasteful time. We eat far too much food and spend vast sums of money, but we don’t have to indulge in such a wasteful celebration. … Continue reading




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Limiting waste in the festive season

With Christmas just around the corner, it seems like a good time to have a think about the ways in which we can all limit the waste that we create in this excessively consumerist season. Whilst we don’t all want … Continue reading




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William Penn Christmas Fayre

Press release……On Thursday 12th November from 6:30pm until 8:30pm a feast of festive treats awaits at William Penn School’s Christmas Fayre in Coolham!  Experience an uplifting evening of unfettered shopping from our assortment of sparkling stalls to get you in the … Continue reading




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Elderflower Fields Family Festival 22-25 May

Elderflower Fields Festival is a magical weekend of adventure, discovery and inspiration. Set in the heart of the beautiful Sussex countryside, Pippingford Park in Ashdown Forest its the perfect location to escape for the May Bank Holiday.  As well as a … Continue reading




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Summer Pow Wow at the William Penn

PRESS RELEASE…… Summer Pow Wow Horsham, West Sussex, 18th May 2015. Gather your friends and family together and join the William Penn Primary School tribe in a traditional Native American Indian themed summer fete. All are welcome to this very special Summer Pow Wow … Continue reading




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Sun and Moon Family festival

Sun and Moon – The family wellbeing Festival So festival time is coming up and the hard core festival goers will be digging out their tents and wellies, but this year there’s a new festival, and they’re promising no wellies … Continue reading




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Go Wildlife Spotting With The ARC Explorer App!

Looking for something to do over Easter? Why not try going on a wildlife walk around Arun and Rother with the ARC Explorer app! The ARC Explorer app (and website) is a fun and engaging way for people of all … Continue reading




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Quirky Quintessential Englishness at its’ Best!

The Floral Fringe Fair 2015 is taking place on the weekend of 30th and 31st May 2015 at Knepp Castle, Shipley, Nr Horsham, West Sussex RH13 8LJ from 10.30 am to 5pm both days. Please note, this is NOT the … Continue reading




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Worthing Spring Seed exchange and more

Come and join us, we are taking our Green Stand to the Transition Town Worthing Spring Sow, Grow and Seed Swap event on Saturday 14th February 12.30pm – 4pm. There will be lots to see and do for the whole family … Continue reading




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Rescue your Christmas waste!

Christmas is an exciting time of year, especially for little people, however it is also a very wasteful time of year. The recycling bins tend to be overflowing (at best) and the household waste bins equally full.  Here is one … Continue reading




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12 Green Days of Christmas

On the 1st day of Christmas my true love said to me “I’m glad we bought a fresh turkey, and a proper Christmas tree”. On the 2nd day of Christmas much laughter could be heard,




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Explore the South Downs by bus

A new way to explore the South East, the Discovery ticket, has officially just been launched in the South Downs for the summer 2014, giving families the freedom and flexibility to hop on and off all buses in the National … Continue reading




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William Penn Primary School Summer Fete

Theme: Pirates of Coolham Date: Saturday 21st June 12 noon until 4.30 pm. Location: William Penn Primary School, Brooks Green Road, Coolham, Nr Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH13 8GR There will be lots for all to do for the whole family:   … Continue reading




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Wild Green Play sessions

Getting children outside and away from gadgets and gizmos can be a challenging. Yet physical activities, engaging with nature and play have been proven to be essential for positively influencing our health and well-being. During the school holidays Sussex Green … Continue reading




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Easter Wild Green Play Session

Date: Friday 11th April 1.30pm until about 4pm Venue: Pear Tree Farm, West Chiltington Lane, Coneyhurst, Near Billingshurst, RH14 9DP – home of Natural Nurture Children’s nursery. Sussex Green Living are running an Easter Wild Green Play session thanks to … Continue reading




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The Family Festival for 2014!

Elderflower Fields Festival 23rd – 26th May 2014 With a wet winter behind us and the arrival of the spring, now is the time to get this great event in your diary. Elderflower Fields Festival is an idyllic way to spend … Continue reading




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Have Fun and Protect the Planet With Some Upcycled Garden Magic!

The days are getting longer, the grass is getting greener, ladybirds and butterflies are coming out of hiding and temperatures are slowly getting warmer. It’s that time of year again, spring! It’s a time for resolutions, good deeds and most … Continue reading




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Spring Seed Swap, Sow, Grow & Food Fair

Transition Worthing’s (5th) Spring Seed Swap, Sow, Grow & Food fair at Oak Grove College, Worthing. Date: 8th February    Time: 12.00 – 16.00 hrs. Sussex Green Living’s 100% recycled stand, Pedro and his recycled robots will be there, playing green games … Continue reading




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