About our events

Join us for a Knees-Up - a day of pure excitement for all ages on Sunday 11 August.

Dance like no one is watching in our silent disco, unravel the secrets of our heritage treasure trail and ignite your creativity. With local live music, cracking comedy, independent local stalls plus delicious street food. Mark the date in your diary now so you don't miss our day of entertainment and community spirit!

  • Live music: Jo Gibbings, Martha Hitt, redbook, Charles Plassard and Gloria Miller
  • Shopping quarter: art, jewellery and clothing from VeryArsh and Power of WomenTry out an electonic bike from the Ebike Centre
  • Family fun: garden games (with thanks to Bennett Griffin), Owliver! from The Big Hoot Art Trail, heritage family trail, face painting and pop-up family fun
  • Street food: Authentic Japanese home-cooking from Gohan in Arundel, stone-baked pizza and tasty treats in the Café on the Park, plus ice creams too!

Free entry; browse all the bookable sessions below

This event will support our friends UK Harvest

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List of Events

  1. Minerva Bar

    Baby Knees-up

  2. A young boy holds his mother's hand; children play in the background.
    Festival Theatre Foyer

    Pop-Up Family Fun

    Thursday & Saturday mornings during term time
  3. A dark-haired woman and a ginger-haired boy sit at a table, smiling and looking down at pieces of paper. The woman is wearing a patterned blue top.
    Festival Theatre foyer

    Make & Take Workshop

    Sun 11 Aug, sessions 10am - 2.30pm
  4. Two girls dance together on the park. They are smiling. Behind them another woman dances, and lots of other people sit on chairs looking towards a stage.
    Oaklands Park

    Silent Disco - Family Sessions

    Sun 11 Aug, sessions 10.30am - 2.30pm
  5. A group of smiling children, sitting down.
    Minerva Bar

    Comedy Club 4 Kids

    Sun 11 Aug at 1pm and 4pm
  6. A group of woman dance around on the park, smiling.
    Oaklands Park

    Silent Disco - Ibiza Chill Out Sessions

    Sun 11 Aug at 3.30pm
  7. A large and colourful painted owl sculpture sitting outside in a green a leafy parkland.
    Oaklands Park

    The Big Hoot Art Trail

    Wed 10 Jul – Sun 1 Sep