Piazza Italia showcase this weekend

Horsham heads into this Easter weekend’s Piazza Italia with praise for its first district tour still ringing.

The showcase with the Dolce Vita touch will entertain in style Horsham town centre on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, and on Easter Monday.

Good Friday is known as Ferrari Friday, and kicks off with the Ducati Catwalk at 10am and classic Ferraris at the Forum at 10am.

On Saturday the Carfax will be closed for the Childrens Trust charity Supercar event at noon. The day starts with the Addspeed supercars in the Market Square at 9.45 am.

Monday is a day for car enthusiasts, kicking off with the Lamborghini Breakfast show at 10.45, followed by the classic Fiat 500 display at 11am and other displays. Full details of the programme can be found on

Meanwhile the recent district Piazza Italia District Tour was judged a success.

The tour, organised by Horsham District council in collaboration with Community Partnerships saw a cavalcade of star cars and bikes visit Billingshurst, Pulborough, Storrington, Steyning and Henfield before returning to Horsham.

Cabinet Member for Leisure and Culture Cllr Jonathan Chowen said:

“Thank you to the many partnership volunteers, drivers and vehicle owners who gave their time so readily to make this event such a success.”

Director of Steyning and District Community Partnership Reina Alston said: “The event was a real triumph; a very happy, colourful event and the enthusiastic crowds were so obviously enjoying it.” 

David Hurst of Pulborough Community Partnership said: “Everyone I have talked to said it was brilliant. The sight of those vehicles was thrilling.”

Henfield Ward councillor Mike Morgan said: “A very big thank you to all at Horsham District Council who organised this event and for taking this out to villages. This was very we received in Henfield and we hope that we can build on this in future years.”

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