Binsted Arts Festival 4th &10-12th June 2022
Events are in St Mary’s church, Binsted, BN18 0LL unless otherwise stated
Saturday 4 June
2.00 pm – 4.00 pm £7.50 Talk by Martin D W Jones:
When Binsted Caught the Gothic Bug
- How St Mary’s Came to Look the Way We Expect Churches to Look
Friday 10 June
2.00 pm – 3.30 pm £7.50 Talk by Oliver Hawkins;
6.30 pm – 8.30 pm free event
- with competition prize-giving, and readings by prizewinners and judge Naomi Foyle
Saturday 11 June
10.00 am – 12.00 pm £10.00 Guided walk led by Tony Whitbread
Binsted’s Wildlife and the A27 Arundel Bypass
- Meet at St Mary’s Church, Binsted
2.00 pm – 5.00 pm £15.00 Workshop led by Mike Copley:
- Forge Gallery, Walberton
7.00 pm – 9.00 pm £12.00 Performance by Simon Brett
Lines of Enquiry: a rhyming crime show
- written and performed by Simon Brett
Sunday 12 June
11.30 am – 1.00 pm £7.50 Talk by James McInnes:
Halnaker Hill and Beyond: Exploring the Past
6.30 pm – 8.30 pm free event Introduced by David Johnson
Climate emergency: reflecting on climate change
- through poetry and prose, with kora music
For 'How to Book' and 'Where to find us', see the Full Programme which you can download here.
About the Festival
The Binsted Arts Festival builds on the long-held attraction of Binsted near Arundel and the wider Sussex countryside for artists and writers.
It involves the local community and anyone with a feeling for these special places in artistic activity enjoyment and learning today, at locations in and around the village of Binsted.
How you can join in
The Arts Committee would be happy to hear your thoughts and if you would like to contribute in any way, for example:
Would you like to contribute Art, Performance or Writing, or just be kept informed?
If you have ideas which might feature in one of our festivals or future publications, please Email Emma Tristram (Binsted Arts committee member).
If you have not received newsletters about the Festival before, please let us know your email address so we can keep in touch about the Arts Festival and any other Binsted Arts events.
Committee for Binsted Arts
All committee members are residents of or are otherwise connected with Binsted
Chair Camilla Lambert - Walberton resident and poet
Secretary Emma Tristram - ed. 'Binsted & Beyond', writer, Binsted resident
Treasurer Isabel Thurston - Barnham resident
Melanie Penycate - Walberton resident and poet, The Forge Gallery
Susan McGowan - former Walberton resident, now Tangmere
Gilly McCadden - artist, Binsted resident
Susan Martineau - Walberton resident
Susan Elphick - Binsted resident
Joanna Shackleton - Walberton resident
Gill Powell-Jones - Walberton resident
Website Mike Tristram - Binsted resident