Events in Horsham town centre
We've got a packed events programme for 2023 in Horsham town centre. Here's what's coming up and how to get in touch if you'd like to perform at Sussex Sounds in the Carfax.
Click the blue boxes below to see what's upcoming.
RCCG Living Faith Assembly will take to the Bandstand to offer songs of hope and encouragement between 11-1pm. There will be a fusion of genres performed, including Contemporary Gospel and Christian songs from around the globe.
Sussex Sounds brings you music from Les Elvin at West Street market between 12-1.30pm. Sylvia Akagi and Peter Golden will be performing between 1.30-3pm at Food Rocks market from the Bandstand.
Food Rocks Christmas markets welcomes The Gingerbread Man.
Meet and Greet the Gingerbread man from our festive grotto and enjoy a Kids Disco at The Bandstand between 11-1pm and 2-4pm.
HAOODS are bringing festive fun to the Bandstand performing Christmas music between 11-1pm.
Piries Place host Carols Around The Tree from Ariel Theatre Company who are collecting on behalf of St Catherine's Hospice, don't miss out on Mulled wine & Mince pies available too between 1-3pm.
Sussex Sounds presents Music from Ella Ridley at West Street market between 12-1.30pm. Food Rocks market welcomes The Decades between 1.30-3pm followed by Maash 3-4.30pm from the Bandstand.
The Horsham Rotary club will be running its now annual ‘Santa on the Steam Bus’ 10am - 4pm, where for a charity donation families can ride a circular route around Horsham Town Centre with Santa on board the 100 year old bus with them. It Starts and returns from the loading bay in the Carfax opposite The Crown pub. It runs on a turn up and ride basis so it is very possible that there will be a queue. The steam bus is owned and driven by the Searle family and we are very grateful for their help with this popular event.
Food Rocks Christmas markets welcomes The Grinch.
Meet and Greet The Grinch from our festive grotto and enjoy a Kids Disco at The Bandstand between 11-1pm and 2-4pm.
Horsham Churches Together bring their fantastic Carol Concert to The Bandstand 11-1pm.
Sussex Sounds brings music from 3times7 from West Street market between 12-1.30pm. The Rads will be performing 1.30-3pm followed by Steel Tribe 3-4.30pm at Food rocks market from The Bandstand.
Members from The Rotary Club will be in and around the town centre holding a bucket collection at which Santa will be popping along from time to time.
Christian Life Centre carol concert at Park Podium in Horsham Park; 5-5.45pm
A festive filled day over the town! West Street Crafters Market welcomes Jodie Munday performing 12-2pm, there will also be a free Craft Workshop for families to enjoy with bits to make and take home between 10-12pm and 1-3pm. A special guest Polar Bear will be here to meet you all at intervals between 11am and 2pm.
Food Rocks Christmas Market welcomes Rudolph.
Meet and Greet Rudolph from our festive grotto and enjoy a Kids Disco at The Bandstand between 11-1pm and 2-4pm.
Christmas Nature Crafts at Horsham Park Barn. Get into the Christmas spirit with an hour of Christmas crafting using natural material, including making a special Christmas decoration to take home.
Food Rocks and West Street entrepreneurs bring you an extra market date to the town ahead of the Christmas rush to stock up on all your last minute local gifting
Sussex Sounds brings you music from Ella Ridley between 1.30-3pm followed by Ink Pix 3-4.30pm at The Bandstand along with Jodie Munday 12-1.30pm at West Street.
The Windjammers perform between 11-1pm from The Bandstand followed by Sussex Sounds performances from Dannydangerously 1.30-3pm and Whiskey Over Ice 3-4.30pm. Robert Bowyer will be performing at West Street market between 12-1.30pm.
Food Rocks Christmas Market welcomes Father Christmas.
Meet and Greet Father Christmas from our festive grotto and enjoy a Kids Disco at The Bandstand between 11-1pm and 2-4pm.
Perform at our Sussex Sounds in the Carfax events
We know we have a lot of amazing talent locally and our Sussex Sounds events celebrate exactly that! We would love to hear from you if you would like to work with us on these events. Please complete the performer enquiry form below if you are interested.
If you are a community group or looking to perform a non-profit activity in the town centre or on the Carfax Bandstand, please visit our Event licensing section.
If you wish to use the bandstand for commercial purposes, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in Busking in the town? Applying for a busking license is a free & easy process and your license lasts for 6 months and then can be renewed yearly. Our licensing team would be happy to assist in any queries relating to this and further details can be found here.
Horsham Park events
Use the following links to find out about upcoming events in Horsham Park:
Events in Horsham Park
Horsham Park Children's Fun Sessions