Arts & Screen

Celebrations for The Arts Society Chichester

Members of The Arts Society Chichester (formerly Chichester Decorative and Fine Arts Society) have been celebrating their 40th anniversary with president Susan Stevenson-Hamilton, chairman Rhoda Sheppard and specially-invited guests Alison Galvin-Wright, trustee of The Arts Society. and David Bignell, chairman of Sussex Area Arts Society.

Arun Art Club - Mick Porter and Anne Wilson enjoy painting in the sunshine

Annual show from Arun Art Society

Arun Art Society’s annual exhibition offers the chance to enjoy original artworks created by talented local artists.

Felpham friends Mary Hite and Jeanette Clarke

Friends maintain Arundel art tradition

Felpham friends Mary Hite and Jeanette Clarke will be reunited once again through art in Arundel.

GAPA medal winners and VIPs. Picture by Emma Treadaway

GAPA pupils put on a sensational end-of-year show

Former British prima ballerina Dame Beryl Grey, EastEnders actor John Partridge and Republica lead singer Saffron were guests of honour at the Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts (GAPA) show this year.

Plastikes Karekles were among the highlights

Best yet as Festival of Chichester ends on a glorious high!

The 2018 Festival of Chichester ended on a huge high after four weeks of excellent audiences, superb performances and endless community spirit.

Tony Papouis at Anthony Michael Hair in Goring. Picture: Derek Martin DM1872679a

Goring salon Anthony Michael Hair closes as owner retires

Having been at the cutting edge of his profession, hairdresser Tony Papouis is retiring and closing his salon doors.

Diane Maclean (photo by Jim Holden)

Artist's response to warmth and welcome of Chichester Cathedral

Artist Diane Maclean instantly felt the warmth and the welcome when she first visited Chichester Cathedral.

Great British Racing

Made in Chelsea’s Georgia Toffolo reveals her top fashion tips for Glorious Goodwood

For followers of fashion it is nearly that time of year when the hats are donned for Glorious Goodwood’s ladies day.


Popular Petworth art show fondly remembers its founder

This year’s Treve Cottage Art Show near Petworth (July 21-Aug 5, 11-6pm daily) goes ahead in memory of founder Bronnie Cunningham who died in March. The show will celebrate her life and work.


Review: Giovanni Pernice: Born to Win, The Hawth

It's around this time of year we get the announcements about Strictly Come Dancing contestants.
Petworth Festival 2018 pop-up exhibition

Petworth Festival 2018 pop-up exhibition

Petworth Festival offers a pop-up art exhibition running from July 18-21 from 12-5pm at the United Reformed Church, Petworth (2-5 on Wednesday, July 18).

Worthing student Andrew Glick the dance studio at Central School of Ballet. Picture: Kate Parkes

Worthing ballet dancer motived by rewards of performing

Andrew, 17, has been dancing since he was seven years old and was accepted for professional dance training in London last autumn, being one of only 36 pupils to secure a place out of more than 400 applicants.

The Greatest Showman

Film on a Farm brings The Greatest Showman to West Sussex!

Film on a Farm promises a unique outdoor cinema experience.

Min Kym: credit Orli Rose

10 things coming up in the Chichester area

Petworth Festival about to begin...
Jousting Tournament Photo Credit Julia Claxton

10 things coming up in the Worthing area!

Things you won't want to miss
Theatre and Comedy
Elizabeth Ilive, Countess of Egremont by Thomas Philips, 1797 National Trust Images

Pioneering Petworth female scientist explored in new book

Worthing-based historian Leigh Lawson is the co-author of a new biography, Elizabeth Ilive, Egremont’s Countess – a publication which ties in with a major new exhibition about Elizabeth at the National Trust’s Petworth House.

Frances Knight

Frances Knight exhibition in Chichester

Arundel-based contemporary landscape painter Frances Knight will present an exhibition of large landscape paintings in the foyer of the Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester, from July 17-29.
KARAVAN ENSEMBLE PUPIK: James Bellorini Photography

Friends united in Worthing dance show

Friends Yael Karavan and Naomi Silman will dance together on the Worthing stage in their show Pupik.

Theatre and Comedy

Chance to win £50 in One Summer’s Day photo competition

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

Vincent and his Bernstein

Bernstein sculpture becomes part of centenary celebrations

A sculpture of Leonard Bernstein by Chichester’s Vincent Gray is on display in Chichester Cathedral cafe garden until the end of August. It has become part of the Bernstein in Chichester festival marking Bernstein’s centenary.

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