Arts, Culture, History & Media

Local connections with The Arts, Music and all other things cultural plus Local History and the Media.

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Midhurst Art Society

The Society organises many events at the Grange Centre and at Capron House. It runs trips, dinners, visits and two exhibitions of members' work in the town.

Philip Jackson Sculpture

Local sculptor Philip Jackson needs little introduction to Cocking villagers. His web site reminds us of his national and international reputation and some of the iconic sculptures that can be seen locally and further afield.

British History Online - Cocking Entry

Entry taken from 'Cocking', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 4: The Rape of Chichester (1953), pp. 43-47.

England in Particular

A site devoted to locality. From the Common Ground Charity.

Cocking Mummers Play

The complete script. See also: - http://www.sussexarch.org.uk/saaf/mumming.html - http://www.sussexarch.org.uk/saaf/cocktip.html

In recent years, the Mummers Play has been revived and is enacted in the village.

Cocking Roll of Honour

Cocking War Memorial 1914 - 1920

Cocking Water Mill

Sussex Mills Group describes a small corn mill that once stood on Coster's Brook

Millennium Parish Maps Project

Although not just a map, Cocking's History Column was one of the many projects that were undertaken under the umbrella of this West Sussex County Council Project.

Sussex Heritage Trust - Cocking History Column Award

The Sussex Heritage Trust was founded in 1977 to preserve, improve and encourage the appreciation of the architectural and natural heritage of Sussex. In 2006, they presented a Public & Community award to the Cocking History Column.

Old Maps

Antique maps of the UK

The Midhurst Societty

Aims to preserve, protect and improve local features of historic or public interest. It promotes high standards of planning and architecture.

West SussexCounty Record Office
Midhurst U3A

Carole Allan 01730 813374 For just retiring or retired people with lively minds. Meets at the Methodist Hall, Midhurst once a month.

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