Here & Now Live!



They’re live, they’re loud and they’re listening! Here & Now will be taking up residence at Colonnade House 19 – 24 March, so pull your socks up, get your skates on and come and tell them about the #StuffThatMatters to you in Worthing.

Drop in to meet the Here & Now team. Here & Now want to hear your ideas for future issues! It’s your chance to tell them how they are doing, share your stories and shout about your events. Whether you’re part of the business scene, a community group, restaurant or venue, theatre, band, come say hello and help them share all the good #StuffThatMatters in and around Worthing.





All week

Joe Bunn’s WordBank


Deposit a word and it will gather interest. Write down a word, pop it in the box and with the right amount of interest Joe will magically turn it into a poem.

Competition: Drawing competition for children to win a signed copy of Mini Rabbit Not Lost. Pick up an entry form.

Look out for more competitions throughout the week!



Food & Drink and Business


There’s so much happening on the Worthing food and drink scene. Come and sample some great tasters from Worthing’s restaurants.

12.00 – 14.00: Drop by and treat yourself to a flavour of Worthing’s food scene with samples from Indigo Restaurant and The Dining Room.

In business? Find out about networking opportunities and business support and grants.

Chat with:

  • Angela Crane, Worthing Borough Council grants and info
  • Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce, business support and friendly networking events
  • Freedom Works, shared office space


Do you run a local restaurant or bar? Or a networking or business event? They’d love to hear about it!



Community Matters, Get Involved


Want to get involved in your local community? Drop in and find out what’s going on, whether it’s inspiring volunteering opportunities from beach cleans to beekeeping, or community action projects such as GoodGym to the Repair Café, there are so many local events and projects that are covered in Here & Now.

12.00 – 14.00:Chat with Karl Allison, Worthing Community Chest about grants and how you can support their fundraising recycling project.

Keep an eye on social media for updates on community groups dropping in on the day.


Do you run a local community project or charity? They’d love to hear about it!



Meet the Team 


A chance to meet some of the Here & Now contributors and editorial team and chat about #StuffThatMatters. Keep an eye here and on social media for further updates.

If you would like to get involved with Here & Now, come along for a chat.



Film & Theatre and The Time Machine


Whether you are a professional or an enthusiast, there’s plenty to keep an eye on in film and theatre in Worthing. Worthing Theatres have something in store for us today. Keep an eye out here and on social media for more.

15.30 – 17.00: Meet Thomas H Green, who will be leaving his time machine to talk to you about his previous articles. He’d love to hear your ideas for future Time Machine articles.


Are you involved with local theatre or film? They’d love to hear about it!





Come and meet Hazel, our arts correspondent who will be working on a collaborative decoupage project live at Colonnade House. She’ll be ripping up old copies of the magazine and using them to decorate giant cardboard H & N letters, and you’re invited to roll up your sleeves and get involved.

11.00 – 15.00: Interactive art project with Hazel Imbert


Are you involved with local art? They’d love to hear about it!



Music & Family


With live performances from Wannado Street Dance, local musicians Lisa Lo and The Blind Mice and more to be confirmed, this shouldn’t be missed.

Local author and illustrator John Bond will also be joining us to sign copies of his beautiful book Mini Rabbit Not Lost. Enter the competition to win a book. Time tbc.


Do you run a local project or event? Are you involved with local music? They’d love to hear about it!


They will also be selling their fabulous #StuffThatMatters bags!


Here & Now tote bag