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MICHAEL MORPURGO TICKETS

Advanced purchase for tickets for An Audience With Michael Morpurgobest selling author of War Horse, are now available. Sponsored by Spofforths, Chartered Accountants. 

 

 

 

ARUNDEL FESTIVAL BATHTUB RACE TIMES

Note to all bathtubbers and riverbank enthusiasts; times for this year's Arundel Festival Bathtub Race on Monday 25th of August are thusly: RACE STARTS APPROX - 12 Midday * TUB REGISTRATION - 9am * LAUNCHING TUBS - FROM 9am

 

ADVANCED TICKETS

As events are put up, we'll be posting the events where tickets can already be purchased on our Advanced Tickets page. Many of these sell out fast so we recommend booking asap, particularly if you are wanting to go to the talk by Michael Morpurgo,

author of War Horse, or to sign up for the Bathtub Race. 

 

 

FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE & BEER

This year we'll be selling Festival Merchandise from the South Downs Catering tent (where you can also pick up delicious picnics for your lunch!) near the Castle Entrance opposite Jubilee Gardens.

Also, Arundel Brewery has made a special Arundel Festival Beer. 10% of the profits earned on the sale of the FESTIVAL beer will be donated to the Arundel Festival Charity

All monies donated to the Arundel Festival go to help raise the funds needed every year for this Volunteer lead Festival. 

 

GET INVOLVED

The Arundel Festival is a very popular multi-arts festival, attracting over 40,000 visitors, and as a charity is run by the great generosity and enthusiasm of volunteers. If you're interested in volunteering 2 hours or more of your time, work experience or just getting involved in such a fun community experience, click here.  

Arundel Castle - Shakespeare

 

 

The GB Theatre Company is back again this year

performing Shakespeare in the beautiful Collector's

Earl Gardens.

 


 
 
 

The Arundel Gallery Trail

 

 
Now in it's 26th year, The Arundel Gallery Trail exhibits
art from over 100 artists, all around Arundel.
 

 
 

Arundel Festival Bathtub Race - Waterside & Stubbs Copse

 

The Arundel Festival Bathtub Race is back! 30 eager teams of bathtubbers race their home- built creations up the Arun and back.

 

 
 

Words & Music in Private Houses 


 
Words & Music in Private Houses
 
 

Drama & Comedy Around Town

 


 
Drip Action, Arundel Players, Jailhouse events, street theatre, Shakespeare in the Castle gardens, & more
 
 

Community Events

 


 
More music, more art, more kids events, food & drink, culture, charity, sports & activities.
 

The Hanover Band presents

 


 
Concerts by the famous British period-instrument orchestra resident in Arundel.
 
 

Jubilee Gardens & Stage - GWCA


 
10 days of free live music and other exciting entertainment.
 
 

Street Entertainment

 


 
Street artists and performers lining the doorsteps of our shops, pubs and houses.
 

Kids, Youth & Family

 


 
10 days of free live music and other exciting entertainment.
 
 

Treasure Hunts

 


 
Explore Arundel with this fun and challenging adventure
 
 

Festival Merchandise

 


 
T-shirts, magnets, wrist bands and other nifty quality goods you can purchase to support the Festival. 
 

DONATIONS, GRANTS & SPONSORSHIP

If you can't donate time, but would love to support it in another way, why not donate £5, though saying that, there's no limit, you can donate as much as you want!

The festival is a great way to raise awareness of your business whilst helping be part of such a great experience. If you are a company or business person who want to get involved in sponsoring the festival, click here:  Support page


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