Days Out

What’s On – Petworth, West Sussex

Petworth is one of Britain’s most attractive market towns, offering visitors a quintessentially English country escape just a short journey from London.  From beautiful walks in Petworth park, excursions and independent shopping experiences, to the exciting year-round calendar of events, Petworth is a hidden gem and a cultural centre of the West Sussex countryside.

To give you an insight to the exciting calendar of events, we have included some of the noteworthy upcoming occasions below:

  • Petworth Festival – 17 July – 04 August – Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the Petworth Festival offers the opportunity to indulge in a multitude of cultural experiences from performances by the Royal Academy of Music, to classical piano concerts by the popular comedian and impressionist, Alistair McGowan 
  • Cowdray King Power Gold Cup Final – 22nd July – Regarded as one of the premier polo sporting occasions in the world, the Semi Finals and Final of the King Power Gold Cup for the British Open Championships feature top level high goal matches in the beautiful setting of Cowdray Park against the backdrop of the Cowdray Ruins
  • Qatar Goodwood Festival – 31 July – 04 August – Five days of thrilling action set against the magnificent backdrop of the rolling Sussex countryside. Popularly known as Glorious Goodwood, it is the sporting and social highlight of the flat-racing season
  • Goodwood Revival – 7 -9 September – A three-day festival celebrating the halcyon days of motor racing with the accompanying glamour of the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s

Alongside the above events, Petworth recently saw the opening of brand new restaurant, New Street Bar & Grill – a smart, warm and welcoming retreat offering guests an exceptional seasonal menu using the highest quality local ingredients sourced from the ‘larder on its doorstep’.


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