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Landlord of Rogate’s White Horse tells about the “Summer Festival”!

Landlord of Rogate’s White Horse tells about the “Summer Festival”!

On Rise and Shine Jack Finch had a chat with Alex Whyte about the up coming mini festival he is hosting at the White Horse, a slight variation on the beer festival theme it aims to be more inclusive than just real ale. Alongside some Sussex based breweries there is also locally produced Rose’, tonnes of music and of course delicious grub. the event will be taking place on the last weekend of July from midday on both Saturday and Sunday.

Swifts make magical return and farmers get busy

Swifts make magical return and farmers get busy

After the success of 1,500 people attending the Eco Fair,  Petersfield Climate Action Network(PeCAN) praise the efforts local farmers make for the environment.

They also celebrate the return of swifts to Petersfield.

PeCAN’s Melanie Oxley says more.

Talking Books – July 2024

Talking Books – July 2024

Tim and Suzie are in holiday mood, so this months Talking Books is a bumper interview edition, chosen by listeners.  It’s fitting that first up is Martin Muncaster, the best radio voice ever, who was inspired to write his life story after the loss of many loved ones.  Now we have lost him too, but this segment celebrates his passion for broadcasting.

Another popular choice from 2022: Nigel Richardson, whose book The Accidental Detectorist: Uncovering an Underground Obsession is out in paperback.

Last up are award-winning authors Kathryn Evans, author of Beaty Sleep, and Sue Walman, author of Every Word a Lie.  Interviewed in July last year, a listener liked sharing this chat between friends.

Cold Coffee / Холодна кава – Kupala

Cold Coffee / Холодна кава – Kupala

Ukrainian culture is full of various holidays and traditions. Some of them
date back to pre-Christian times.
Ivan Kupala is a traditional Slavic holiday that existed long before the
baptism of Kyivan Rus. Kupala was one of the annual mermaids, which
began on the day of the solstice in June. The last day – Horpina
Kupalnytsia fell on July 6, and Kupala began after lunch and lasted all
night.

Summer Fun for all ages at Petersfield Pool

Summer Fun for all ages at Petersfield Pool

A summer program me has been launched at Petersfield Open Air Pool, concentrating on children’s summer holidays.

They offer adults’ evening relaxation, twilight swims, sauna, and you can even book for skinny dipping.

Getting Ready for Archeology’s Big Dig 2024

Getting Ready for Archeology’s Big Dig 2024

The Big Dig starts this Saturday 13 July for two weeks in The Avenue and in private gardens.

It’s looking into Petersfield’s deep past.

Ann Brooks from Liss Archaeology and Petersfield Area Historical Society tells us about the surprising finds from last year’s dig.

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