What’s On

August 2019
03 August 2019 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Midhurst Rother College, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DT United Kingdom
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£15

Music from Stage and Screen | presented by the Ian Young Allstars

This not-to-be-missed extravaganza kicks the MADhurst Festival off with a tribute to the Jazz and Swing Greats. The Ian Young All Stars bring music from the stage and screen, featuring James Bond themes, The Sound of Music, The Glenn Miller story, The Greatest Showman and many more, all in the jazz and swing style. We ... Read more

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04 August 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Downs National Park Visitor Centre, South Downs Centre North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH United Kingdom
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South Downs National Park Garden Party

  • Explore our visitor centre and meet our friendly staff • Learn about the National Park and pick up information on walks and cycling • Take part in family activities with a South Downs National Park theme • Experience stunning locations in the National Park using our VR headsets • Prize-giving ceremony for the ... Read more

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05 August 2019 5 August - 9 August
Whizzbits Toys, West Street
Midhurst, GU29 9NQ
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LEGO build | Wizzbits

LEGO building challenges at Wizzbits Toy Shop with LEGO wrist band prizes for your builds! No need to book just pop in, choose a challenge and get building. All children must be accompanied by an adult - 50 wrist band prizes to give away. Come and play! In association with Brilliant Bricks. August 5th, 6th, ... Read more

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05 August 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yee Ha Bar & Steak House, Knockhundred House
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DQ United Kingdom
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£15

Farce Food | Dinner and a Short Play – Monday 5th

Join us at Yee Ha Bar & Steakhouse for a unique evening of an American-style dinner. This will be followed by a one-act play 'Brenton Versus Brenton' brought to us by the Midhurst Players. Directed by Julie Tickner, The Midhurst Players proudly present David Tristram's comedy "Brenton versus Brenton:  an epic saga of lust, greed, ... Read more

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06 August 2019 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Olive and Vine, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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Lunch Time Concert | Olive and Vine | Mia Nicholls & Martha Buchanan

  Come and enjoy a lunch time meal or sit with a coffee or a glases of wine and enjoy wonderful music to entertain you with the ever popular lunchtime concerts. Tuesday 6th 12.30 – 2.30pm The Olive & Vine Presents a Lunchtime Concert with Mia Nicholls and Martha Buchanan. Two talented local singers are ... Read more

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06 August 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yee Ha Bar & Steak House, Knockhundred House
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DQ United Kingdom
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£15

Farce Food | Dinner and a Short Play – Tuesday 6th

Join us at Yee Ha Bar & Steakhouse for an American-style dinner. This will be followed by a hilarious one-act play ‘Brenton Versus Brenton’ brought to us by the Midhurst Players. Directed by Julie Tickner, The Midhurst Players proudly present David Tristram’s comedy “Brenton versus Brenton:  this is an epic saga of lust, greed, power ... Read more

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07 August 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
All Hallows Church, Woolbeding, Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9RR United Kingdom
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£12

Folk by Candlelight | Anna Tabbush & Alexandra Urquhart

You'll never experience folk music in more beautiful surroundings than by candlelight, in the stunning venue of the All Hallows Church at Woolbeding. The Artists Anna Tabbush & Alexandra Urquhart perform traditional and self-penned folk songs with violin/viola and guitar accompaniment. Both are professional musicians highly regarded in their fields, with a passion for exploring ... Read more

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09 August 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Down Memorial Hall, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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£25.00

A Play in a Day | children 8+

A Drama Workshop Calling all budding young actors! You are invited to come and explore your theatrical side with local Director Stephanie Goodfellow to devise and create a ‘play-in-a-day’ which will be shown to parents in an informal performance at the end of the day. £25 per child . Performance at 4.30pm. Suitable for children ... Read more

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11 August 2019 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
South Down Memorial Hall, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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MADhurst Makes | Craft Workshop 1

Any umbrella, Any umbrella !! |  Procession Pom-Poms |  Crochet Creations Come and make something spectacular that you can carry and be part of the wonder Bank Holiday Monday Procession The first of two craft creative morning workshops. Open to everyone to come along and try their hand at making something wonderful; and have the ... Read more

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11 August 2019 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Woolbeding National Trust Park, Woolbeding Common
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 0QB
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Dog Fun Day | National Trust | Woolbeding Park

A must for all dogs lovers.  Take part in a dog show, test how obedient your dog is and find out what to do when there's livestock in fields.  Plenty of stalls, activities and refreshments. FREE EVENT.   For more information visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk or Call 01730 816638.   A MADhurst Fringe Event.

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11 August 2019 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Midhurst Parish Church, St Mary's Church, Church Hill
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9PB United Kingdom
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£12 – £15

Nova Foresta String Quartet | Midhurst Parish Church

Our classical concert with the Nova Foresta String Quartet guarantees to bring a touch of sparkle and elegance to the MADhurst Festival. The Quartet are part of the Nova Foresta Classical Players, a fully professional chamber orchestra based in the heart of the New Forest. The concert will include music by Elgar and Vivaldi, Mozart ... Read more

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12 August 2019 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Midhurst Parish Church, St Mary's Church, Church Hill
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9PB United Kingdom
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Midhurst Music Society Presents a Choral Workshop

  A free introduction to choral singing, to include The Lord is My Shepherd by Howard Goodall (the signature tune of The Vicar of Dibley) and Rest in Peace by Peter Skellern. No previous experience is necessary. Please register interest with Mary Knight on 01730 812783 or by emailing mary@sussexknights.uk   A MADhurst Fringe Event

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13 August 2019 2:00 pm
Whizzbits Toys, West Street
Midhurst, GU29 9NQ
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Molly Moo Cow at Wizzbits

Molly Moo cow is coming to Wizzbits Toy shop to entertain your little ones with music, singing, dancing and fun! Suitable for children up to 6years but siblings also welcome. Please note we are limited by the space we have so if it's very popular it will be first come first served. For more info ... Read more

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13 August 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Olive and Vine, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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Promenade Dinner | 5 Course Dinner with Drinks

Midhurst's best Independent restaurants join together to create an evening to remember. Enjoy a 5 course meal, with one course and a drink in each of the five restaurants taking part. Start your evening in The Olive & Vine, with a starter and gin and tonic. Next The Angel Inn will treat you to a ... Read more

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14 August 2019 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Olive and Vine, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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Lunch Time Concert | Olive and Vine | Rylee Spooner & Eeby Ball

  Come and enjoy a lunch time meal or sit with a coffee or a glases of wine and enjoy wonderful music to entertain you with the ever popular lunchtime concerts. Wednesday 14th 12.30pm – 2.30pm The Olive & Vine Presents a Lunchtime Concert with Rylee Spooner and Eeby Ball. Local talent Rylee Spooner has ... Read more

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14 August 2019 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Walled Garden at Cowdray, No 1, Riverground Stables, Cowdray Park
Midhurst, GU29 9AL United Kingdom
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£18

A Glyndebourne Affair | Opera and a Picnic at The Walled Garden

  A touch of the Glydenbourne comes to Midhurst this year for MADhurst. Bring your chairs, picnic and soft drinks to the fabulous hidden gem of the Walled Garden at Cowdray. Enjoy a picnic amongst the roses, clematis and scented herbs, before watching a short Opera entitled ‘The Bear’, described as an ‘extravaganza in one ... Read more

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15 August 2019 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Angel Hotel, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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Free

South Downs Poetry Festival at The Angel Hotel

  Join Ted Hughes Award winner Maggie Sawkins with Wordbass, the Speechpainter, Richard Hawtree, Roots musicians Liam Ruth and Barry Ethan with special guests at The Angel for a fast-moving mix of words and music. Fun guaranteed. Great food too, 6pm-11.30pm - enjoy a superb, special-price Angel restaurant menu before the show, £20 for 2 ... Read more

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16 August 2019 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Marquee at Midhurst Sports Ground, The Pavillion
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL
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The BIG Quiz

Midhurst Sports Association famous, fabulous MADhurst Big Quiz. Midhurst Sports Association invite you down to their Marquee at the Sports Pavilion for Midhurst’s Biggest Quiz Night! Hosted by the wonderful quizmaster Julian Goodale. Entry is £6.00 per person with teams of up to 6 people. A light supper is included and the MSA bar will ... Read more

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17 August 2019 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Grange Leisure Centre, Bepton Road
Midhurst, GU29 9HD
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A MADhurst Treasure Hunt

" To be sure - there be treasure!! " A perfect way to spend a Saturday with friends or family, or arrive as an individual and we will help you find a team. Arrive at the Grange Leisure Centre before 1pm to collect your question sheet and then make your way with your team to ... Read more

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17 August 2019 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Grange Leisure Centre, Bepton Road
Midhurst, GU29 9HD
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Doubles | The Grange Leisure Centre

Be sure to be near The Grange Leisure Centre from 2pm to witness a gameful mashup of dance and table tennis!! Joe Garbett Dance brings us 'Double', in association with Applause Rural Touring and The Grange Leisure Centre.  Watch the show, join in and then enjoy a game of ping pong with family and friends ... Read more

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17 August 2019 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Easebourne West Sussex GU29 0AL
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St Mary’s Patronal Festival | Fete | Flower Festival

The ever popular St Mary's Church Easebourne Annual Summer Fete.  As part of the Church’s Patronal Festival Summer Fete there is a flower arrangement display in the church. St Mary's Church, Easebourne 2 - 5pm All Welcome. A MADhurst Fringe event

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17 August 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Woolbeding National Trust Park, Woolbeding Common
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 0QB
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NT Woolbeding | Picnic in the Park

  Bring family and friends, a picnic, a blanket or chairs, then sit back, relax and enjoy great music on the banks of the River Rother. Local ales from Langhams Brewery will be available and delicious local ice cream from Fitzcanes. Suitability Children are very welcome Dogs on leads are welcome. Meeting point Meet at ... Read more

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18 August 2019 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Easebourne West Sussex GU29 0AL
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Hymn Fest | St Mary’s Church Easebourne

Come and sing your favourite hymns with the Bognor Salvation Army Band. Please feel free to bring a picnic and enjoy the grounds. Tea & coffee will be available.   FREE EVENT, a collection will be made on the day in aid of charity. For more information email mary@sussexknights.uk A MADhurst Fringe Event

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18 August 2019 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Marquee at Midhurst Sports Ground, The Pavillion
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL
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Free

MADhurst Movies | Free Entry

To celebrate the 10th year of the MADhurst Festival, we bring you not one but TWO free films to enjoy! On Sunday afternoon, bring the whole family down for a free screening of ‘Cars the Movie’. This G-rated Pixar animated comedy can be enjoyed by all the family in a relaxed environment. The MSA bar ... Read more

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19 August 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Down Memorial Hall, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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MADhurst Makes | Craft Workshop 2

Any Umbrella, Any Umbrella!! | Procession Pom-Poms | Crochet Creations Come and make something spectacular that you can carry and be part of the wonder Bank Holiday Monday Procession This is the second of our two craft creative morning workshops.  Open to all everyone to come along and try their hand at making something wonderful; ... Read more

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19 August 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Midhurst Methodist Church, 65, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DU United Kingdom
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£12

Corra Sound | Midhurst Methodist Church

Corra-Sound perform for the first time in Midhurst and promise a diverse musical evening. Corra Sound is a new and eclectic ensemble from the South of England. Some are professional singers, conductors and instrumentalists. Others are publishers, personal coaches and careers advisors, charity workers, careers advisors and teachers, eco-warriors and of course super-mums! Their highlight ... Read more

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20 August 2019 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
South Down Memorial Hall, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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£5.00

Street Dance workshop | ages 6 – 10

All budding young dancers will love this crash course in street dance with the talented Sophie White. Suitable for children aged 6-10 with an opportunity to perform to parents at 12pm. £5 per child. Places limited so book early to avoid disappointment. For more information  email secretary@madhurst.co.uk  Sponsored by Frankland Physiotherapy.  

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20 August 2019 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St Georges Church, Trotton
Rogate, West Sussex GU31 5EN
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The Wilderness Yet | Rosie Hodgson at Trotton Church

This new trio combines the acclaimed talents of folksinger Rosie Hodgson BBC Young Folk Award Finalist), traditional fiddler Rowan Piggott and guitarist-flautist Philippe Barnes. Independently they have earned audiences’ esteem as consummate musicians; together, they weave a tapestry of traditional and self-penned songs with a charm and familiarity that is usually only found in seasoned ... Read more

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21 August 2019 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Marquee at Midhurst Sports Ground, The Pavillion
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL
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Free – £8

Family Barn Dance | With local folk band The Rattlebones

Grab your cowboy boots and head down to the MSA Marquee at the Sports Pavilion for a night of dancing! Local folk band The Rattlebones provide the entertainment, with great music and a chance to learn some traditional Barn Dances! Suitable for families to head down and enjoy. The MSA bar will be open and ... Read more

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22 August 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Down Memorial Hall, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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£5.00

Sing a song for MADhurst

Calling all young singers! Local professional singer and choir conductor Anna Tabbush is offering a one-off singing workshop with a chance to showcase your song at the end of the hour to parents.  Sponsored by Frankland Physiotherapy.   Ages 7-12. Price £5, limited capacity   For further details please contact Phillipa: secretary@madhurst.co.uk    

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22 August 2019 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Olive and Vine, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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Lunch Time Concert | Olive and Vine | Southdowns Ukelele Group

  Come and enjoy a lunch time meal or sit with a coffee or a glases of wine and enjoy wonderful music to entertain you with the ever popular lunchtime concerts. Thursday 22nd 12.30-2.30pm – The Olive & Vine Presents a Lunchtime Concert with the Southdowns Ukulele Group. A fantastic way to see our local ... Read more

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22 August 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Royal Oak, Oaklands Lane, West Lavington
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 0EP United Kingdom
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£25

Murder Mystery Dinner | Not to be missed!

Enjoy a glass of bubbles and a two-course meal and watch the drama unravel around you, as you and your table try and solve the mystery of ‘whodunnit?’ Tickets are limited to booking is essential as well as pre-ordering your meal choices. The Midhurst Players present a Murder Mystery, directed by Yvonne Gravely. When purchasing ... Read more

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22 August 2019 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Down Memorial Hall, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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Knockhundred Shuttles | Have-a-go

The Knockhundred Shuttles will teach you a few easy dances Come and join in this free, friendly workshop with no strings attached ! Learn easy dances from the North West of England.  You don't need a partner but you do need comfy shoes! Plenty of tea, coffee and cake to go around, then off to ... Read more

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23 August 2019 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elsted Inn, Elsted Inn, Elsted Road
Midhurst, West Sussex G29 0 JT
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Story Garden

With face painting, garden games, story readings and dressing up in the gardens. A FREE EVENT for families, with picnics available from the pub between 12-4.   info@theelstedinn.com or 01730 813662   A MADhurst Fringe Event

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24 August 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Market Square, Midhurst, Market Square
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9NJ
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MADhurst Unplugged | French Food Market | Craft Market

  Join us in Market Square and Church Hill to explore the stalls of the fantastic French Market. Market from 9am - 4pm includes a variety of food stalls selling delectable food items from a wonderful visiting French Market and this year for the first time we are combining this with a craft market. A ... Read more

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24 August 2019 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Langhams Brewery, The Granary, Langham Lane, Lodsworth
Petworth, West Sussex GU28 9BU
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Live at Langhams

Delicious food – tasty hog roast and a BBQ with veggie options, plus homemade cakes – a well stocked bar with over 20 local ales and ciders, live music and a friendly atmosphere. Free to enjoy.  There will be a collection for charity, so please dig deep on the day. Our chosen South Downs National ... Read more

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24 August 2019 24 August - 25 August
Marquee at Midhurst Sports Ground, The Pavillion
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL
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£12

MADFest – Madhurst’s First Rock & Pop Festival!

  The only way to spend the Saturday of the Bank Holiday weekend! An evening of top-class musical entertainment from the likes of Hot N Sticky, who cover Rock Legends such as Queen, Bon Jovi, Deep Purple and Journey, Nathan the Ultimate Gary Barlow Experience, local rock band Big Yellow Jacket and finishing the night ... Read more

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25 August 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Guided Beer Walk

Join Fran Weston on a countryside walk, starting at Langhams Brewery and visiting The Hollist Arms in Lodsworth, the White Horse in Easebourne and finally The Swan Inn in Midhurst. No charge for partaking on the walk, but please bring cash for drinks in the pubs. Please be advised there will be uneven ground, please ... Read more

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25 August 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Marquee at Midhurst Sports Ground, The Pavillion
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL
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Ecumenical Service

A wonderful opportunity for  the church communities in Midhurst and Easebourne to come together and worship. Led by the Reverend Derek Welsman of Easebourne Parish Church, Reverend David Muskett of Midhurst Methodist Church and Reverend David Willis of Midhurst Parish Church. There will be a few chairs available but a good idea to bring a ... Read more

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26 August 2019 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Marquee at Midhurst Sports Ground, The Pavillion
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL
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Grand Family Fun Day | FREE ENTRY

Come follow the band!! Place yourself through North Street to watch the wonderful Bank Holiday Procession make their way from the Grange Centre to Cowdray Ruins. Organised by Midhurst Town Council, the Procession promises to be an explosion of sound, colour and movement, including the Burgess Hill Youth Marching Band, the Wondergirls Pom-Pom troupe and ... Read more

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27 August 2019 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Pound Common Cottages, Linch Lane GU29 0QB
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Bat Walk | Pound Common

Come and find out more about these unique animals!   A walk around the woods, fields and river around Woolbeding tracking the movements of bats and finding out more about them.   Adults £3    Children £2 More information on www.nationaltrust.org.uk or by calling 01730 816638

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28 August 2019 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Grange Leisure Centre, Bepton Road
Midhurst, GU29 9HD
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Free Racket Sports & Gym Sessions | The Grange Leisure Centre

Come and start to get fit - for FREE   Free Racket Sports and Gym sessions at the Grange Leisure Centre on Wednesday 28th August 8.00am - 3.00 pm   For more details contact Grange Leisure Centre on 07130 815285

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31 August 2019 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cowdray Ruins, Cowdray Park
Midhurst, GU29 0AQ
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Living History at Cowdray Ruins

Enjoy stepping back in time with the Living History event at Cowdray Ruins, including a Knights Foot Tournament, activities, crafts and birds of prey displays. Adults £5 Children £4 which includes all activities. Tickets available via www.cowdray.co.uk or for more information contact heritage@cowdray.co.uk A MADhurst Fringe Event

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31 August 2019 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Midhurst Rother College, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DT United Kingdom
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£20

The Horne Section | SOLD OUT

Back by popular demand after a sell-out evening at MADhurst back in 2016, the Horne Section are joining us as part of their UK tour. Unruly, ridiculous and surprisingly satisfying, The Horne Section’s combination of music and comedy makes for a fantastic evening and the perfect finish to a month long festival. They’ve performed on ... Read more

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October 2019
19 October 2019 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
South Down Memorial Hall, North Street
Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9DH
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£15.00

MADhurst presents | All That Malarkey | Coming Oct 2019

MADhurst : Not Just in August We have so much fun we just don't want to stop. The fabulous All That Malarkey will be performing on Saturday 19th October. Watch this space for more details later in the summer and tickets will be on sale in September.    

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