2018 ARUNDEL FESTIVAL EVENTS

We do attempt to get things right most of the time, but if you spot a mistake or omission in these listings, feel free to let us know.

Please note that even the best planned events can be forced to change or be cancelled at very short notice for a variety of reasons. We have attempted to provide organisers’ details where possible, and will make announcements on our Facebook page once the festival is underway if the worst should happen.

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Saturday 18th August

All Day
Care for Veterans
Come and show your support for Care for Veterans in Mill Road, Arundel. We are a charity providing nursing care, rehabilitation, respite and end-of-life care to physically disabled ex-service personnel and their families.
Charity Stall

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

9am – 1pm
Arundel Festival Farmers Market
Come and meet the local producers with an incredible range of fresh produce. http://arundelfarmersmarket.co.uk/
Market

9am – 5pm
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Words

10am
Arundel In The South Downs Trail
South Downs Bikes, Storrington and Worthing, lead a 3 hour mountain bike ride. Meet at Whiteways Car Park. Suitable bike and clothing needed plus drinks/pump/spare tube/crash helmet. Scenic route, some climbs, can be muddy. Essential to book for this exclusive event. Call Simon on 01903 745 534 for more information.
Outdoor Activity

10am – 4pm
Arundel Castle Family History Weekend
Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle, the Family History Weekend is an opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Scribe. Have-a-go activities include archery, mini-catapults and a craft tent, plus falconry and storytellling. Visit www.arundelcastle.org for ticket details.
Outdoor Activity

10am – Midday
Singing workshop with Emily Longhurst of South Downs Folk Singers
Your chance to learn Sussex songs about life, the land, aswell as old-fashioned sea shanties. Easy to learn, easy to sing. Emily Longhurst is a professional teacher and member of the South Downs Folk Singers. No experience necessary. Opportunity to participate with the Choir, as part of Street Theatre programme on Sunday 19 August.
Venue: St Nicholas Church. Tickets: £8, £7 concs.
Tickets available from www.wegottickets.com/event/441835
Music

11am – 5pm
FEAST Indian Pop-up Stall

Stall selling Indian Snacks and providing Tuk Tuk rides around Arundel and the Gallery Trail in aid of FEAST, the Indian charity which educates children in Tamil Nadu.
Food & Drink

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

12 noon – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

2pm – 2.30pm
Opening Ceremony
The incredible fire-breathing Dragon Heart Beats process down High Street
Outdoor Activity

2pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present – a guided tour organised by Arundel Museum.
Outdoor Activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

2.30pm – 2.40pm
Opening Ceremony
Her Grace The Duchess of Norfolk and The Mayor of Arundel Cllr Lucy Ashworth will officially open the 40th Arundel Festival by raising the flag accompanied by Jane Clarity (Opera singer)
Outdoor Activity

2.40pm – 2.45pm
Opening Ceremony
St Philips Roman Catholic School and Arundel Church of England School choirs will perform, accompanied by opera singer, Jane Clarity.
Outdoor Activity

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

7.30pm
Arundel Players
Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

7.30pm
Shakespeare at Arundel Castle
The Merchant of Venice performed by The Illyria Theatre Company in the Earl’s Garden of Arundel Castle. Grounds open for picnics from 5.30pm. Hog roast and cold drinks (licensed) available for purchase. Book in person at Arundel Castle Ticket Office (inside Mill Road Gate – Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm) or online at www.arundelcastle.org
Theatre

8pm
Theatre at Arundel Jailhouse
Morning is Red is an intimate, moving new play from the award-winning writer and director team, Nigel Fairs (In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer, My Gay Best Friend, The Appeal of Silence) and Louise Jameson (Doctor Who, Eastenders, Tenko, Bergerac), presented in the hugely atmospheric jailhouse. Doors open 8pm starts 8.15pm. Tickets £10, £9 concs. To book, call 01903 889 821 or online at www.arundeljailhouse.co.uk
Theatre

Sunday 19th August

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
Care for Veterans
Come and show your support for Care for Veterans in Mill Road, Arundel. We are a charity providing nursing care, rehabilitation, respite and end-of-life care to physically disabled ex-service personnel and their families.
Charity Stall

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

All day
Classic Cars
A rare opportunity to get up-close and sit in some magnificent classic cars on the High Street General

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Words

10am – 4pm
Arundel Castle Family History Weekend
Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle, the Family History Weekend is an opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Scribe. Have-a-go activities include archery, mini-catapults and a craft tent, plus falconry and storytellling. Visit www.arundelcastle.org for ticket details.
Outdoor Activity

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

11am – 5pm
FEAST Indian Pop-up Stall

Stall selling Indian Snacks and providing Tuk Tuk rides around Arundel and the Gallery Trail in aid of FEAST, the Indian charity which educates children in Tamil Nadu.
Food & Drink

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

12 noon – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

2pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present – a guided tour organised by Arundel Museum.
Outdoor Activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

3pm
Magic on the Hill
Magician, comedian, showman, Damian Jennings has been performing professionally all over the world for over 20 years and is a member of The Magic Circle.
General

3.30pm – 4pm
Praise in the Park
A service of praise conducted by Revd. Stephen Lomas, from Arundel Baptist Church, at Swanbourne Lake. All welcome. Outdoor Activity

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

Arundel Players
Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

8pm
Theatre at Arundel Jailhouse
Morning is Red is an intimate, moving new play from the award-winning writer and director team, Nigel Fairs (In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer, My Gay Best Friend, The Appeal of Silence) and Louise Jameson (Doctor Who, Eastenders, Tenko, Bergerac), presented in the hugely atmospheric jailhouse. Doors open 8pm starts 8.15pm. Tickets £10, £9 concs. To book, call 01903 889 821 or online at www.arundeljailhouse.co.uk
Theatre

Monday 20th August

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

All Day
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Words

10am – 7pm
Arundel Wine Society Vineyard Tour
Sussex Vineyard Tour by Minibus. Visit a number of prestigious Sussex vineyards including lunch and tea at two of them and tastings at all. Accompanied by wine expert. £120 all inclusive. Max 15 persons. Start and finish in Arundel Town Centre. Further details and tickets from richard@arundelwinesociety.co.uk
Wine and Food

11am
Arundel Players present Shortcuts at the Priory
A Long Way Down by Stuart Smithers. A 20 minute play which runs from Mon 20 – Sat 25 August at the Priory Playhouse on London Road. Tickets £5 or £7.50 for both plays. Tickets available at the theatre on the morning or call 01903 412 990 before 17 August.
Theatre

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

2pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present – a guided tour organised by Arundel Museum.
Outdoor Activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

5.30pm – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

5.30pm
Arundel in the South Downs Trail
60 minute walk to The George at Burpham. Meet at Arundel Lido Car Park. Easy, flat country walk with stiles; steps at the end; can be muddy; dogs on leads. One hour rest at The George (food/drink available to purchase), then dusk (torches needed) return. No booking needed. For further information Andy Davies 01903 882 321.
Outdoor Activity

6pm – 9pm
Words and Music in Private Houses
A Tribute To Indian Valour. During WWI, Brighton’s Royal Pavilion was turned into a hospital for wounded Indian soldiers. Jody East, Curator at the Pavilion, tells us about this, after which we shall enjoy Indian short eats and Indian musicians will play evening-rags. Tickets £20 from Zimmer Stewart Gallery.
Words and Music

7.30pm
Arundel Players

Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

8pm
Drip Action Theatre Present
The Children by Lucy Kirkwood at the Victoria Institute in Tarrant Street. Tickets £12, £8 students from: The Book Ferret, 34 High Street, Arundel. 01903 885 727 or online: thebookferret@btconnect.com
www.dripaction.com
Theatre

Tuesday 21st August

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity</em

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

All Day
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Wordsds

11am
Arundel Players present Shortcuts at the Priory
A Long Way Down by Stuart Smithers. A 20 minute play which runs from Mon 20 – Sat 25 August at the Priory Playhouse on London Road. Tickets £5 or £7.50 for both plays. Tickets available at the theatre on the morning or call 01903 412 990 before 17 August.
Theatre

10.30am – 12 noon
Arundel High Street: Past to Present – A Visual History
Take an imaginary ‘walk’ through the history of the High Street with Arundel-born local historian, Mark Phillips. He will be using maps and a selection of old and new images from his personal collection. A Q&A session will be held at the end of the talk. Tickets £5 available from Arundel Library. Call 01903 883 188 or email arundel.library@westsussex.gov.uk
Talks & Presentations

10.30am – 2pm
Arundel Baptist Church Fun Day
Peter Pan Day is a day of fun and activities for children at  Arundel Baptist Church on Torton Hill Road.
Children

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 1.30pm
The Hanover Band
The Hanover Band Chamber Ensemble presents Schubert’s Octet with Colin Lawson (clarinet) together with members of the Consone Quartet at St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke. Tickets call 0333 666 3366 or online: www.thehanoverband.com Music

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

3.30pm – 6.30pm
Words and Music in Private Houses
The Making of an Arundel Garden. A trail to three or four secret Arundel Gardens, followed by a visit to a new Maltravers Street garden and discussion with its designer. Tickets £15 to include wine from Zimmer Stewart Gallery.

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

5.30pm – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

6pm – 8pm
Arundel in the South Downs Trail
2 hour circular guided walk in Arundel Park. Meet at the top entrance to Arundel Park. Free parking. Reasonable walking surface, some hills, basic fitness needed, suitable footwear. No dogs. No booking needed. For information, call Hilary Knight 01903 883 400
Outdoor Activity

7.30pm -10.30pm
Arundel Wine Society Restaurant Trail 
A 4-course meal, each course paired with a glass of wine (including bubbly), in 4 secret venues in central Arundel. Accompanied by wine expert. £75 all inclusive. Numbers strictly limited. Further details and tickets from richard@arundelwinesociety.co.uk
Wine and Food

7.30pm – 10.30pm
Kings Arms Festival Charity Quiz Night
Quiz Night

7.30pm
Arundel Players

Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

8pm
Drip Action Theatre Present
The Children by Lucy Kirkwood at the Victoria Institute in Tarrant Street. Tickets £12, £8 students from: The Book Ferret, 34 High Street, Arundel. 01903 885 727 or online: thebookferret@btconnect.com
www.dripaction.com
Theatre

Wednesday 22nd August

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

All Day
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Words

11am
Arundel Players present Shortcuts at the Priory
A Long Way Down by Stuart Smithers. A 20 minute play which runs from Mon 20 – Sat 25 August at the Priory Playhouse on London Road. Tickets £5 or £7.50 for both plays. Tickets available at the theatre on the morning or call 01903 412 990 before 17 August.
Theatre

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 1.30pm
The Hanover Band
Students of Ashley Solomon, Head of Historical Performance at The Royal College of Music, performing Les Nations series with music by Handel, Purcell, Sammartini, Leclair, Vivaldi and Telemann at St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke. Tickets call 0333 666 3366 or online www.thehanoverband.com
Music

12 noon – 2.30pm
Arundel Lido
Teddy Bears Picnic with magic theme and bouncy castle. Adults £5, children with their teddy bears FREE. www.arundel-lido.com
Outdoor Activity

2.00pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

5.30pm – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

6pm
Words and Music in Private Houses
A Family at War. In his family home at Greatham, Oliver Hawkins reflects on his family’s engagements with the Great War. Tickets £12 to include wine and canapés from Zimmer Stewart Gallery.

7.30pm -10.30pm
Arundel Wine Society Restaurant Trail
A 4-course meal, each course paired with a glass of wine (including bubbly), in 4 secret venues in central Arundel. Accompanied by wine expert. £75 all inclusive. Numbers strictly limited. Further details and tickets from richard@arundelwinesociety.co.uk
Wine and Food

7.30pm
The Book Ferret
Annabelle Thorpe talks about her new novel set in Marrakech, What Lies Within, and the concept of Holiday Noir. From Tender is the Night to The Talented Mr Ripley, she explores how well-known authors use glamorous overseas backdrops to create unsettling, dark stories. Tickets £5. Complimentary glass of wine. For tickets, please call 01903 885727 or email: thebookferret@btconnect.com
Words

7.30pm
Arundel Players

Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

8pm
Drip Action Theatre Present
The Children by Lucy Kirkwood at the Victoria Institute in Tarrant Street. Tickets £12, £8 students from: The Book Ferret, 34 High Street, Arundel. 01903 885 727 or online: thebookferret@btconnect.com
www.dripaction.com
Theatre

Thursday 23rd August

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

9.30am
South Downs Trail Circular day walk
Arundel to Amberley and return. Meet Arundel Lido car park, 3.5 hours. Several climbs, mostly off road. 1.5 hour lunch stop (pub or cafe). 1.5/2 hour return walk. Train return from Amberley possible. Reasonable/good fitness required; not suitable for ‘occasional walkers’. Wear suitable clothing/footwear. Dogs on leads. Booking required. Andy Davies 01903 882321.
Outdoor Activity

All Day
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Words

10.30am – 2pm
Arundel Baptist Church Fun Day
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party: A day of fun and activities for children at Arundel Baptist Church
Childrens Activities

10.30am start
Family Support Work Walk
The Chichester Diocesan Association for Family Support Work have organised a fundraising walk from Amberley to Arundel and back. Starting at Amberley Station at 10.30 am the walk takes in the beautiful countryside to Arundel. There is a refreshment stop at St Nicholas Church for tea and cakes. For more information visit www.familysupportwork.org.uk Outdoor Activities

10.50am – 12 noon
Unleash your laugh with Worthing Laughter Club
A fun-filled hour of laughter exercises known as laughter yoga, a unique wellbeing concept rapidly gaining in popularity. Some exercises are seated, some moving. No limit on numbers. Ballroom 1st Floor (no lift) Norfolk Arms Hotel, High Street, Arundel BN18 9AB. Tickets £6 cash on the door, no pre booking required
Laughter for Health and Wellbeing

11am
Arundel Players present Shortcuts at the Priory
A Long Way Down by Stuart Smithers. A 20 minute play which runs from Mon 20 – Sat 25 August at the Priory Playhouse on London Road. Tickets £5 or £7.50 for both plays. Tickets available at the theatre on the morning or call 01903 412 990 before 17 August.
Theatre

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 1.30pm
The Hanover Band
Students of Ashley Solomon, Head of Historical Performance at The Royal College of Music, performing L’Europe Galante series with music by Vivaldi, JS Bach, JC Bach, Fasch and Telemann.St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke. Tickets call 0333 666 3366 or online www.thehanoverband.com
Music

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

2.00pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

2pm – 5.30pm
South Downs Poetry Festival: Poetry Workshop
Led by distinguished poet Anne-Marie Fyfe, the workshop at Arundel Library will focus on the theme of Smoke and Mirrors. Participants will be guided through the activities to produce their own original writing. Book by 8th August. Static, indoor event. Tickets £26.00 from the Novium, Chichester: 01243 816525 or www.thenovium.org/boxoffice.
Words

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

4.30pm – 6.30pm
Arundel Wine Society: The Wonderful World of Real Sherry Masterclass
Illustrated talk and tutored comparative tasting of 6 different high quality sherries, with food pairing examples to taste alongside. Entrance by ticket only £20. Ticket numbers restricted to only 24 for each event. Tickets can be purchased from Larkins, Tarrant Street, Arunde (cash or cheque, no credit cards) or email: richard@arundelwinesociety.co.uk
Food & Drink

5pm
The Singing Earth Music Company
Rosemary Ashe (Bette Davis) and Brenda Longman (Joan Crawford) in a Farnham Repertory Company rehearsed reading of Anton Burge’s fascinating play Bette and Joan, directed by Gerry Tebutt. Performed in the former Sunday School of the Nineveh Chapel.
VENUE: 1 Chapel Apartments, 31a Tarrant Street, Arundel BN18 9DG (no wheelchair access)
TICKETS £10 (including glass of wine) from The Book Ferret, 34 High Street Arundel 01903 885 727 thebookferret@btconnect.com
Spoken Word

5.30pm – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

6pm – 9.30pm
Words and Music in Private Houses
Checkmate to Murder. Retired barrister Peter Blood tells us about one of the 20th century’s most fascinating and controversial murder trials – and asks us to consider our verdict. Tickets £12 to include wine, from Zimmer Stewart Gallery Words and Music

7pm – 10pm
The Hanover Band: Oz Clarke and Armonico Drink to Music
An evening of wine tasting, good food and music at Arundel Town Hall. Tickets 0333 666 3366 or book online: www.thehanoverband.com. Numbers limited, so early booking recommended.
Music

7.30pm – 11pm
ABBA on the Hill
The night not to be missed – ABBA tribute band performing on the hill outside the Kings Arms Pub! An outside bar and food available.
Live Music

7.30pm – 10pm
South Downs Poetry Festival: Poetry, Paintings & Prosecco
Words and music against a fabulous backdrop of paintings bpy Andy Waite. Guest poet, Troubadour’s international poetry award winner, Anne-Marie Fyfe. Live music by Cahal Dallat, plus South Downs Poets. Tickets £11.50 (includes wine). Contact andy@andywaite.net for tickets
Words and Music

7.30pm
Arundel Players

Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

8pm
Drip Action Theatre Present
The Children by Lucy Kirkwood at the Victoria Institute in Tarrant Street. Tickets £12, £8 students from: The Book Ferret, 34 High Street, Arundel. 01903 885 727 or online: thebookferret@btconnect.com
www.dripaction.com
Theatre

8pm
The Singing Earth Music Company
Rosemary Ashe (Bette Davis) and Brenda Longman (Joan Crawford) in a Farnham Repertory Company rehearsed reading of Anton Burge’s fascinating play Bette and Joan, directed by Gerry Tebutt. Performed in the former Sunday School of the Nineveh Chapel.
VENUE: 1 Chapel Apartments, 31a Tarrant Street, Arundel BN18 9DG (no wheelchair access)
TICKETS £10 (including glass of wine) from The Book Ferret, 34 High Street Arundel 01903 885 727 thebookferret@btconnect.com
Spoken Word

Friday 24th August

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation</

All Day
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Words

11am
Arundel Players present Shortcuts at the Priory
A Long Way Down by Stuart Smithers. A 20 minute play which runs from Mon 20 – Sat 25 August at the Priory Playhouse on London Road. Tickets £5 or £7.50 for both plays. Tickets available at the theatre on the morning or call 01903 412 990 before 17 August.
Theatre

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

12 noon – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 1.30pm
The Hanover Band
Colin Lawson (clarinet), leads students from The Royal College of Music in works by JC Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Weber.St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke. Tickets call 0333 666 3366 or online www.thehanoverband.com
Music

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

2.00pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

7pm
Bury Players at Arundel Lido

Bury Players present a one act comedy: Last Tango in Little Grimley by David Tristram with old-time Music Hall singing during the interval in the bar. Arundel Lido. Tickets £5 from Castle Chocolates, Tarrant Street.
Theatre

7.30pm
Arundel Players

Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

7.30pm
Jailhouse Screamers Festival Special
Always a Festival favourite, six stand-up comedians plus a compére perform. Tickets £10. No concessions. For tickets, call 01903 889 821 or book online at www.arundeljailhouse.co.uk
Comedy

8pm
Drip Action Theatre Present
The Children by Lucy Kirkwood at the Victoria Institute in Tarrant Street. Tickets £12, £8 students from: The Book Ferret, 34 High Street, Arundel. 01903 885 727 or online: thebookferret@btconnect.com
www.dripaction.com
Theatre

Saturday 25th August

All Day
Care for Veterans
Come and show your support for Care for Veterans in Mill Road, Arundel. We are a charity providing nursing care, rehabilitation, respite and end-of-life care to physically disabled ex-service personnel and their families.
Charity Stall

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

All day
Sporting Bears Performance Cars
A display of c. 20 performance cars in the High Street. Rides in the cars will be available with all proceeds going to charity. www.sportingbears.co.uk
Charity

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
Cancer Wise
Local cancer support charity CancerWise help anyone affected by cancer – whether that is the patient, family members or carers. Visit their stall to decorate CancerWiseRocks for a donation, and have a go at a tombola.
Charity

10am – 4pm
Arundel Castle: 12,000 Years of Combat
Tented encampments of five renowned living history groups and many individual historical reenactors will reflect over 12000 years of local and Castle History with crafts, costumes and combat displays from the Stone Age to the Victorians. Visit www.arundelcastle.org for ticket details.
Outdoor Activity

10am – approx. 4pm
Dragon Boat Racing
Dragon Boats racing on the River Arun, crewed by up to 16 people plus the drummer. Prizes include Best Dressed Crew and Largest Fundraisers as well as an overall winner. Trophies will be presented at approx. 4.30pm in the Town Centre, in aid of Help for Heroes. To find out how to enter, click here.
Outdoor

10.30am-12.30pm
Arundel in the South Downs Trail
2 hour circular guided walk with South Downs Park Ranger in South Downs National Park. Meet at Burpham Village Hall Car Park TQ03960885, free parking. 4 miles, no steep climbs, paths can be uneven, reasonable fitness needed, suitable footwear. Dogs on leads. No booking needed. Simon Mockford 07866 962 914.
Outdoor Activity

11am – 5pm
FEAST Indian Pop-up Stall

Stall selling Indian Snacks and providing Tuk Tuk rides around Arundel and the Gallery Trail in aid of FEAST, the Indian charity which educates children in Tamil Nadu.
Food & Drink

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11am – 6pm
Drip ActionTheatre Trail
Eight short plays throughout the day in eight different venues.
See www.dripaction.com for details
Theatre

11am
Arundel Players present Shortcuts at the Priory
A Long Way Down by Stuart Smithers. A 20 minute play which runs from Mon 20 – Sat 25 August at the Priory Playhouse on London Road. Tickets £5 or £7.50 for both plays. Tickets available at the theatre on the morning or call 01903 412 990 before 17 August.
Theatre

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

12 noon – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

2pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present – a guided tour organised by Arundel Museum.
Outdoor Activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

3pm
Magic on the Hill
Magician, comedian, showman, Damian Jennings has been performing professionally all over the world for over 20 years and is a member of The Magic Circle.
General

c.4pm
South Coast Challenge
Action Challenge UK Ltd organised event for 1800 runners, joggers and walkers who started in Eastbourne and will finish at Arundel Football Club on Saturday after 4.00pm and during Sunday.
Outdoor Activity

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

4.30pm – 6.30pm
Arundel Wine Society Tasting Event: The Sparkling Wines of Sussex
A masterclass that focuses on 6 different high quality sparkling wines from Sussex, all made by the same method as champagne. Preceded by illustrated talk on their production and the English Wine Industry. Entrance by ticket only £25. At The Ballroom, Norfolk Arms Hotel, High Street, Arundel. Tickets can be purchased from Larkins, Tarrant Street, Arundel (cash or cheque, no credit cards) or email: richard@arundelwinesociety.co.uk
Food & Drink

7.30pm – 10pm
The Hanover Band
Ailish Tynan (soprano), William Towers (countertenor) and Benjamin Bayl (director/hpd) join The Hanover Band, presenting Pergolessi’s Stabat Mater and some of Handel’s Operatic Arias. St Nicholas Church, Arundel. Tickets call 0333 666 3366 or online: www.thehanoverband.com
Music

7.30pm
Arundel Players

Arundel Players present The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright. Directed by Tony Bright, it runs from 18 – 25 August at the Priory Playhouse Theatre in London Road, Arundel. For tickets, call 07523 417 926.
Theatre

8pm
Drip Action Theatre Present
The Children by Lucy Kirkwood at the Victoria Institute in Tarrant Street. Tickets £12, £8 students from: The Book Ferret, 34 High Street, Arundel. 01903 885 727 or online: thebookferret@btconnect.com
www.dripaction.com
Theatre

Sunday 26th August

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
Care for Veterans
Come and show your support for Care for Veterans in Mill Road, Arundel. We are a charity providing nursing care, rehabilitation, respite and end-of-life care to physically disabled ex-service personnel and their families.
Charity Stall

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

All day
Sporting Bears Performance Cars
A display of c. 20 performance cars in the High Street. Rides in the cars will be available with all proceeds going to charity. www.sportingbears.co.uk
Charity

All Day
Chindi Authors Bookstall
The Chindi Authors are delighted, once again, to be supporting Cancer Research UK during the Festival. Their stall, selling great new books in a range of genres for all ages, is outside the Cancer Research shop. All books sold during the Festival will help to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Words

All day
Vintage response vehicles on display
Display wagon, response vehicles and vintage fire engine on display at the Town Quay.
Outdoor Activity

All day
South Coast Challenge
Action Challenge UK event for 1,800 runners, joggers and walkers who started in Eastbourne and will finish at Arundel Football Club on Saturday after 4pm and during Sunday.
Outdoor Activity

9am – 11am
Arundel Scouts 10K Run
The annual Arundel Castle 10K run is organised by, and raises funds for, 1st Arundel (Earl of Arundel’s Own) Scout Group. It starts in Town Square, goes through the Castle grounds into the Park, back through the grounds and finishes in Town Square. www.arundelscouts.org.uk/10k
Outdoor Activity

10am – 4pm
Arundel Castle: 12,000 Years of Combat
Tented encampments of five renowned living history groups and many individual historical reenactors will reflect over 12000 years of local and Castle History with crafts, costumes and combat displays from the Stone Age to the Victorians. Visit www.arundelcastle.org for ticket details.
Outdoor Activity

10am – 4pm
The Story Factory at The Town Hall
The Story Factory is a celebratory workshop for children incorporating creative writing, art, music and FUN! With the Arundel Festival celebrating its 40th anniversary, the theme for Story Factory’s imagination-inspiring workshop will be HIP HIP HOORAY! Tickets: £30 per child (6-11 yrs) For further details see www.facebook.com/storyfactorychichester. Email Katy@chichestercopywriter to book, or call 01243 533421
Family, Words

10.30am -11.15am
Yoga and Meditation therapy
All levels, all bodies and all ages are welcome to join. Come with your family, friends, grandparents & join me for some fun, relaxation and lots of yogic warriors. Free entry. Ninevah Gardens, off River Road.
Keep Fit

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11.00am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

11am – 5pm
FEAST Indian Pop-up Stall

Stall selling Indian Snacks and providing Tuk Tuk rides around Arundel and the Gallery Trail in aid of FEAST, the Indian charity which educates children in Tamil Nadu.
Food & Drink

11am – 5pm
LOCA Free Painting Event
The LOCA (Littlehampton Organisation of Community Arts) artists will be on hand with three different Why I love Arundel posters, inviting visitors to paint them and take them away. There will also be the LOCA chalk drawing experience and a selfie booth. All in Tarrant Street outside the Victoria Institute.
Art, Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 12.45pm
Yoga and Meditation therapy
All levels, all bodies and all ages are welcome. Come with your family, friends, grandparents for some fun, relaxation and lots of yogic warriors. Voluntary donation only. Any questions, please contact www.inbodyandmotion.com
Keep Fit

12 noon – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

12 noon – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

12.30pm – 2.30pm
The Hanover Band
Colin Lawson (clarinet), leads members past and present from The Royal College of Music in Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet. This is followed by drinks and canapes. St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke. Tickets call 0333 666 3366 or online: www.thehanoverband.com
Music

1.30pm – 5pm
Arundel Festival Mullet Competition
Check in at 13:00 under the A27 road bridge. Fishing will commence at 13:30 until 17:00. Prizes will include the Ray Cranham Shield among others. All rules/ boundaries will be explained at check in. Catch and release only. £5 entry and £5 for the optional heaviest fish pool. For more information please contact Jake Casson 07810 547972.
Outdoor Activity

2pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present – a guided tour organised by Arundel Museum.
Outdoor Activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

3pm
Magic on the Hill
Magician, comedian, showman, Damian Jennings has been performing professionally all over the world for over 20 years and is a member of The Magic Circle.
General

3pm – 3.45pm
Yoga and Meditation therapy
All levels, all bodies and all ages are welcome to join. Come with your family, friends, grandparents for fun, relaxation and lots of yogic warriors. Pay what you want. Any questions, please contact www.inbodyandmotion.com
Keep Fit

4pm – 4.30pm
The Three Churches’ Service
A service of praise conducted by the leaders of all three Arundel Churches, in the Town Square.
Miscellaneous

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

Monday 27th August

All day
Festival 40th Anniversary Party
Celebrating the Festival’s 40th birthday, join us for a big birthday party in the Town Square as we indulge in all things 70s from cars to fashion, music to games, and more…

All day
Vintage Monday Funfair
Especially for children, an array of colourful and exciting vintage rides such as swing boats and a carousel, all situated in Crown Yard car park.
Childrens Activities

All day
Vintage Monday Market
Stalls around the town selling high quality vintage goods.
Market

All Day
Arundel Treasure Hunt
A challenging and fun experience for all the family, involving a short walk around Arundel, that takes about 1-2 hours and costs £8. Clues available from Sparks Yard, Tarrant Street, or through our web page www.arundel.org.uk/the-arundel-treasure-hunt
Outdoor Activity

All Day
Care for Veterans
Come and show your support for Care for Veterans in Mill Road, Arundel. We are a charity providing nursing care, rehabilitation, respite and end-of-life care to physically disabled ex-service personnel and their families.
Charity Stall

All Day
There But Not There
A MUST SEE! In this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Arundel is taking part in this incredibly thought-provoking national commemorative project. 93 silhouettes, each named, sit in Arundel Cathedral & St Nicholas Church, bring Arundel’s Roll of Honour back in to their community, There But Not There.
Armistice Installation

9.30am – 6pm
70’s Classic cars
A display of motor vehicles from the 70’s decade, in honour of the Festival’s 40th Birthday.
Outdoor Activity

10am – 4pm
Arundel Castle: 12,000 Years of Combat
Tented encampments of five renowned living history groups and many individual historical reenactors will reflect over 12000 years of local and Castle History with crafts, costumes and combat displays from the Stone Age to the Victorians. Visit www.arundelcastle.org for ticket details.
Outdoor Activity

11am – 4pm
Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
Let’s Face It offering face painting and Henna tattoos. Come and visit our Stall on Mill Road opposite the Museum and let us brighten your day.
Children

11.30am
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present, a fascinating guided tour around the town, hosted by Arundel Museum. Tickets £4
Outdoor activities

11am – 5pm
FEAST Indian Pop-up Stall

Stall selling Indian Snacks and providing Tuk Tuk rides around Arundel and the Gallery Trail in aid of FEAST, the Indian charity which educates children in Tamil Nadu.
Food & Drink

12 noon – 10pm
Jubilee Gardens
Organised by the Red Lion, Jubilee Gardens presents an exciting and eclectic mix of live music and live performance. Programme available from the Red Lion and Jubilee Gardens.
Music

12 noon – 1.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

2pm – 5.30pm
Gallery Trail
Follow the yellow flags to discover established and emerging artists, working in a vibrant range of media and materials around Arundel. Brochures available from Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel Museum and from artists’ venues.
www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk
Art

2pm – 3pm
Arundel Cathedral: Celebrity Organ Recital
The distinguished musician D’Arcy Trinkwon is one of the outstanding virtuoso organists of his generation, who has demonstrated his remarkable artistry in performances worldwide. Free entry with retiring collection.
Music

2pm – 4pm
Arundel Flower and Produce Show
All the usual traditional classes for flowers and vegetables as well as painting competitions for local schoolchildren which will go on display on the day of the event at Arundel Football Club. Contact email: bobtanner1809@gmail.com
Outdoor Activity, Children

2pm
Arundel Museum Walks
Arundel Past and Present – a guided tour organised by Arundel Museum.
Outdoor Activities

2pm – 3.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

3pm South Downs Trail
Children’s bike ride to Swanbourne Lake.
For children aged 4-8 years and accompanying adult. Own bikes/helmets needed. A 10/15 min. ride along Mill Road, 20 minute stop (refreshments available to purchase), then return. Meet at Arundel Museum, no booking needed. Andy Davies 01903 882321
Outdoor Activity

c 3.35pm
Annual Duck Race
Organised this year by Arundel Lido, this is an unmissable part of the Festival. Over 2,000 sponsored ducks take to the River Arun in a ferocious battle to cross the line first! Start time depends on tides, so listen out for announcements on the day.
Outdoor Activity, Charity

4pm – 5.30pm
Arundel Historic Tours
An unmissable insight in to the history of Arundel, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets £5 available on arrival at the bench outside the Norfolk Arms. www.arundelwalkingtours.co.uk
Outdoor Activity

4.30pm
Vintage Parade and Competition
A parade of the best dressed visitors selected by the Festival Committee during the day will take place in Town Square. After the parade, the winner of the Best 70s Outfit will be announced.
Outdoor Activity

4.30pm
The Waiters’ Race
A chance for some of the staff from the local eateries to display their speed and accuracy as they sprint up the High Street complete with full-laden tray. Prize for the winner and booby prize for last place.
Outdoor Activity

7.30pm
Ghosts, Murder and Mysteries Walk of Old Arundel
Join local historian Mark Phillips on this popular walk through the town and hear about the darker side of Arundel. Meet at the Castle entrance in Mill Road opposite the Museum. No booking required, just turn up on the evening. Walk concludes about 9pm.
Outdoor Activity

9.15pm
Closing Fireworks
An amazing 15 minute firework display closes the Festival
Outdoor Activity