Charleston Festival takes place annually in the gardens of Charleston, the rural Sussex home of the Bloomsbury group, and draws inspiration from the radical artistic and intellectual legacy of its past visitors including Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes and Roger Fry.
Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, will be the first woman in the five-year history of the Charleston John Maynard Keynes’ Prize to receive the prestigious global award.
1. Theatre. Printers Playhouse in Grove Road has its own resident Am Dram group which presents its very first production Playtime on Friday February 8 and Saturday February 9 from 7pm. This will be a cabaret of comedy sketches, characterisation and silliness; ticket price includes a glass of bubbly. In The Playhouse. 7 pm. Tickets £10 are available from www.onlineticketseller.com