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September 252022
2:15 pm

Shoreham Wordfest in Song – Celebrate Shoreham at a Concert with Shoreham Singers by Sea The Seven Singers Harmonessence

October 32022
8:00 pm

Performance poets Kate and Katrina host a selection of poetry and story-telling performers from the vibrant open mic scene in Shoreham and surrounds. This will...

October 42022
7:30 pm

Sussex Historian Chris Hare presents a riveting double bill of forgotten history that deserves to be remembered:  Shocking Shoreham – A blind and paralysed prophetess,...

October 52022
7:30 pm

Attila the Stockbroker and Henry Normal have known each other since the ‘ranting poetry’ scene of the 1980s.    Henry toured with Pulp and went...

October 62022
12:00 pm

  Light-hearted poetic remedies for the trials and tribulations of life. Look out for our poetry dispensary outside St Mary de Haura Church in Shoreham-by-Sea...

October 62022
7:30 pm

Shoreham Chamber Choir is dedicated to the live performance of wonderful choral music, both sacred and secular. To celebrate National Poetry Day, they have arranged...

October 72022
7:30 pm

Four leading commentators on political affairs give their response to the current issues of the day and discuss options for the future direction. Rafael Behr...

October 82022
2:00 pm

A full cast of 13 actors is travelling from Swansea to perform Dylan Thomas’ iconic work, Under Milk Wood.  We will hear the thoughts and...

October 82022
7:30 pm

A full cast of 13 actors is travelling from Swansea to perform Dylan Thomas’ iconic work, Under Milk Wood.  We will hear the thoughts and...

October 92022
9:30 am

Sunday morning is an opportunity to visit a local community-based regeneration project. The afternoon has input and discussions encouraging community responses and citizen action. Guided...

October 92022
9:30 am

The Steyning Downland Scheme was set up 15 years ago by the Goring family, with the overarching aim of providing opportunities for people to better...

October 92022
11:30 am

Sunday morning is an opportunity to visit a local community-based regeneration project. The afternoon has input and discussions encouraging community responses and citizen action. Guided...

October 92022
2:00 pm

How to engineer change and strengthen resilience. There will be a book stall and cafe from 1:00pm Session 1: Citizens: Jon Alexander discusses his book...

October 92022
7:30 pm

Guaranteed to get your feet tapping and blow away any worries, Kate’s Kitchen Band play a range of great tunes, some that are rarely heard...

October 102022
7:30 pm

  It is 100 years since the publication of James Joyce’s modernist masterpiece, Ulysses.  Many people have an unread copy of this “difficult” book on...

October 112022
7:30 pm

Simon Armitage, Patrick James Pearson and Richard Walters are LYR. They are proud to present their debut album Call in The Crash Team, which they...

October 122022
6:30 pm

  Dame Marianne Griffiths and The Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt MP. Chaired by Alastair McLellan Editor of The Health Service Journal Dame Marianne is one of...

October 132022
7:00 pm

Sue Teddern has been a window dresser, a secretary, a feature writer and a university lecturer. She has over twenty years’ scriptwriting experience, from episodes of Birds...

October 142022
7:30 pm

Clive Myrie is an award-winning British journalist, foreign correspondent, newsreader and presenter. He has reported from more than 80 countries, covering wars in Croatia, Kosovo,...

October 152022
10:30 am

Shoreham Wordfest’s first all-day Festival of Crime Writing Saturday 15 October 10am – 5pm The Shoreham Centre, BN43 5WU Curated and hosted by authors Elly...

October 152022
10:45 am

Trevor Wood, Vaseem Khan and Lesley Thomson Chaired by Ayo Onatade From William Shaw’s Dungeness to Vaseem Khan’s Bombay, it’s not just how you kill...

October 152022
11:20 am

For Concession Ticket Please : 07866981421 A virtual reality tour led by young people from ESTEEM, Time Out Fostering and Company Paradiso. Put on a...

October 152022
11:45 am

Gytha Lodge, Dorothy Koomson and Nadine Matheson Chaired by William Shaw It’s sometimes said that crime fiction holds up a mirror to society. What do...

October 152022
1:15 pm

Kate Mosse, Ruth Ware, Dreda Say Mitchell Chaired by Elly Griffiths Miss Marple will be 100 this year. In a festival first, we are lucky...

October 152022
2:15 pm

Greg Mosse, Amen Alonge, Judy Upton Chaired by Julia Crouch

October 152022
3:15 pm

P. D. Viner, Greg Mosse + Agent Chaired by Jo Furniss You’ve thought of the perfect murder. Your red herrings are all swimming merrily. How...

October 152022
3:15 pm

Kate Mosse, Julia Crouch, Simon Toyne Kate Mosse adapted her own book The Taxidermist’s daughter for stage. How do you turn a book into a...

October 152022
7:30 pm

With the notable exception of a small handful of greats, humour in crime can be a hard sell. Two of the wittiest writers in crime...

October 162022
11:00 am

Based on the endearing tale by Judith Kerr, children are invited to make their own tea-party, with the help of their adult, while listening to...

October 162022
1:00 pm

“From Pepys to Tweets,” Sally Bayley has written an entertaining and informative review of diaries – why do we keep them, what do they tell...

October 162022
3:00 pm

An afternoon with Sally Lindsay and Sue Vincent, hosted by Dermot Boyd Dermot is the director of Channel 5’sThe Madam Blanc Mysteries, starring, co-written and...

October 162022
7:30 pm

Come along to the end of the Fest, meet up with friends, share your stories at the bar and enjoy some live retro-rock dance music...

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Shoreham Wordfest Festival 3 -16 Oct 22

Shoreham Wordfest is a voluntary organisation and registered charity number: 1163258.