Public performances, workshops & exhibitions in 2007 by Ben Fairlight

(Not all dates included here, please contact us to enquire.)

Downs Muse

A touring exhibition of poems & photo-poems by Ben Fairlight and paintings by Kate MacAirt - all inspired by the South Downs.


Hastings Open Performance Evening, hosted by Ben Fairlight, for performers of all kinds, all ages, all stages, runs monthly at The White Rock Hotel and/or St Mary-in-the-Castle, Hastings. At this monthly event, Ben tells, sings and recites his many bad jokes...

HOPE to see you there.

26 Jan, 23 Feb, 23 March 2007

Ashdown Forest Storytelling Club, Community Centre, Forest Row, 8pm

"Songs & Stories of the Sea", with Ben Fairlight
From the fish of the world, a mermaid's journey to Cornwall, a Welsh salmon's sweetheart, to a lighthouse keeper on a Scottish rock, there are tales to tell - and songs for us to sing together.

7th March 2007

Currently at The Art Studio, Firle, near Lewes, Sussex.

National Storytelling Week

Jan 27th - Feb 3rd (contact us for details of events)

Hastings Old Town Ceilidhs

For more information contact

Hastings Jack-in-the-Green Festival, Hastings, Sussex

May 5-7th

Black Horse Music Festival, Battle, Sussex

May 26-28th

Bateman's, Burwash, Kent. Family Fun Day, at Rudyard Kipling's home.

May 30th (see National Trust programme)

Bateman's, Burwash, Kent. Kipling Celebration Day

June 16th (see National Trust programme)

Workshop Dates & Venues

Stories in Our Landscape

April 27-29, 2007, Firle & The South Downs, E. Sussex - with Ben Fairlight & Kate MacAirt

Sacred Steps

July 6-8, 2007 - Firle & The South Downs, E. Sussex - with Ben Fairlight & Kate MacAirt

Deep Ecology

Sept 28-30, 2007 - Monkton Wylde, Dorset - with Vivian Gladwell, Chris Seeley & Ben Fairlight