VIDEO: novelist Kate Mosse helps launch the Festival of Chichester

Watch Kate describe why the Festival is so important to the city.


Festival of Chichester 2018 gets under way!

The sixth festival of Chichester got under way on the Cathedral Green on Saturday afternoon, ushering in four weeks of top-quality entertainment in and around the city – an ambitious programme of more than 200 events spanning art, theatre, music in all its forms, books, walks and outings.

Ensemble Reza

Ensemble Reza at the Festival of Chichester

Ensemble Reza have been one of the great West Sussex musical success stories in recent years.

The company

Worthing's Hurly-burly theatre company back in action!

Following a sell-out performance at Worthing’s Ardington Hotel last November, Hurly-burly Theatre Company return to the venue with another double bill of short plays by Worthing writer Gill Medway.

Theatre and Comedy
Imy Luc

20th summer festival at Bognor's Regis School of Music

The Regis School of Music is offering its 20th summer festival this year, promising a glittering array of talents.

Gandini Juggling

10 things coming up in Worthing!

Things you won't want to miss!

Mark Newnham

Morning Melodies in Worthing

The next presentation of Morning Melodies takes place at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Worthing on Wednesday, June 27. Marcus Martin will present an hour’s music on piano and organ and will be joined by special guest, actor, singer and guitarist Mark Newnham.


Richard Durrant heads back home for Shoreham gig

Shoreham-based concert guitarist and composer Richard Durrant has been touring the UK in 2018 as part of his Stringhenge album launch.


Tamzin offers recital of delights for Festival of Chichester

Tamzin Barnett (soprano), who sang so beautifully in April at the unveiling of this year’s Festival of Chichester programme, returns to the festival itself with her own recital.

The Rivals

Your chance to wine, dine and enjoy glorious outdoor theatre!

Here’s your chance to win a picnic and a night’s theatre at one of the area’s finest outdoor venues.

Theatre and Comedy
Pennie Billinghurst

Rabbit Hole is Drip Action stage challenge

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire will be the early-summer outing for Arundel’s Drip Action theatre company.

Theatre and Comedy
The Chichester Players

'Allo 'Allo at the Festival of Chichester

As stage manager Gill Montgomery says, it’s a pretty odd list of props she’s got to keep an eye on.

Theatre and Comedy
Roger Clayden

10 things coming up at the Festival of Chichester

Events you won't want to miss!

Notre Dame - Second year student, Adam Stickler, who plays the lead role of Quasimodo

Chichester students stage new version of Victor Hugo classic

The University of Chichester’s musical theatre performance company is presenting the world premiere of Notre Dame, a new musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame.


Music hall delights in Bognor Regis

Paper Moon Theatre Company present a matinee of The Magnificent Music Hall at the Regis Centre, Bognor Regis on Thursday, June 28 at 2.30pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Coming to Brighton

Lost in Vagueness... in Brighton!

Lost in Vagueness, the untold story of Glastonbury Festival’s anarchic sideshow attraction, Lost Vagueness, and its ingenious creator Roy Gurvitz, will have a one-off screening and party night at The Old Market, Brighton on Saturday June, 16 at 8pm.

Some of the students

University of Chichester students "semi-skimmed" for new art show

Semi-Skimmed offers an exhibition of selected degree show works by graduating fine art BA (hons) students at the University of Chichester.
Susannah Fielding as The Country Wife - Photo by Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: The Country Wife, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, until July 7.

Jonathan Munby’s production of The Country Wife sets itself the strangest of challenges.

Theatre and Comedy
Gandini Juggling

Gandini Juggling join Worthing's Summer of Circus!

Classic rock ‘n’ roll becomes the soundtrack for a juggling extravaganza as part of Worthing Theatres’ Summer of Circus. 8 Songs, from Gandini Juggling, comes billed as a tribute to the mythical landscape of popular music. It plays Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre on Friday, June 22 at 8pm.
Theatre and Comedy
Peter with the painting

Prestigious selection for Goring artist

Goring artist Peter Allwright has had one of his paintings selected for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2018, now celebrating its 250th year.

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