Arts & Screen

Happy childhood recalled

Fond memories of idyllic times with her young children have prompted Arundel author Sandra Saer to publish Star Sandwiches And Moon Custard more than four decades after she first wrote it.

The cast belting out a number

Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Hawth

When do I start getting that Christmas feeling? Normally it's after I have seen the Hawth panto.
Theatre and Comedy
Amanda and her family with Nick Knowles for the big reveal

Amanda’s Yapton DIY:SOS TV date announced

Back in June, a huge community effort saw Amanda Worne’s cramped Yapton property transformed into a home fit for her family – all in front of the TV cameras.

Patricia Feinberg Stoner

"Rude limericks" from West Sussex author!

Rustington author Patricia Feinberg Stoner is in print with The Little Book of Rude Limericks

Richard Davies

New Chichester poetry anthology

Chichester area poets combine for a new anthology More Verses Between the Leaves, which comes with the subtitle From Downs to Himalayas ... Via Aladdin, Ghosts and Blue Skies.

Selsey lights 2017. Pictures Steve Harley Photography

PICTURES: Selsey’s Christmas lights switch-on

Huge crowds ensured Selsey maintained its great tradition of Christmas celebrations at the town’s lights switch-on.

The Rosemary Bell Academy of Dance takes great pride in its Christmas performance

Young dancers showcase talents in Christmas show

Dancers from the Rosemary Bell Academy of Dance will take to the stage on Sunday for their annual Christmas performance.

Deborah Parker, CEO of Cinema for All; David Saitch, award-winner and chairman of Hurst Village Cinema; and Danny Leigh, film journalist and BBC Film 2011/2/3/4/5/6 presenter

Hurst Village Cinema stalwart wins prestigious award

David Saitch, of Hurstpierpoint’s not-for-profit community cinema Hurst Village Cinema, has been awarded the Roebuck Cup at this year’s Cinema for All National Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards.

Bognor's ice rink. Picture by Tommy McMillan

PICTURES: Bognor’s new ice rink proves popular

It has only been open for a matter of days, but Bognor’s new ice rink is already proving a big success.

GAPA pupils with the Vienna Festival Ballet Company

GAPA pupils perform with Vienna Festival Ballet at Chequer Mead

Pupils from the Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts (GAPA) performed with the Vienna Festival Ballet Company at the Chequer Mead Theatre, East Grinstead, during the 5pm and 8pm performances of Sleeping Beauty.

Saving Sullingtons Heritage

Exhibition explores Sullington’s ancient farmstead

A new exhibition tells of the people, buildings and agriculture at Sullington Manor Farm over the past 1,000 years.

Swan Lake

Love, terror and an evil curse in Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House, featuring a live orchestra with more than 30 musicians, brings Swan Lake to The Hawth, Crawley, on Thursday, November 30 (7.30pm).


Film review: Brakes (3 out of 5)

Brakes has the interesting sub-title of ‘If you knew where it would end, would you ever begin?’

Bognor lit up at Christmas on a previous year. Photo Kate Shemilt

Cast of Aladdin to help switch on Bognor’s Christmas lights

The countdown to Christmas begins in Bognor Regis this week with a host of activities.

Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Only Fools and Horses has been voted Britain’s best loved sitcom taking a staggering third of the votes, a survey has revealed.

Lost in Paris

Film review: Lost in Paris (4 out of 5)

This relatively short (83 minutes), low budget, quirky movie is one of the funniest films I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this year.

Concern over casting

Harry Potter fans split over new movie casting

The title and cast of the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has officially been revealed by Warner Bros but fans of the wizarding franchise remain split over the casting of the new movie.


Vicky meets… Kingsley Poole, author

Whenever he goes for a run along the towpath, local author and GP Kingsley Poole bids a cheery ‘hello’ to the bridges along Chichester Canal.

Linda Foskett

Exhibition from Linda Foskett

Through the Seasons offers an exhibition at Chichester’s Oxmarket Gallery running from Monday, November 20 until Sunday, December 3 by Linda Foskett.

The Opus Loco team on Bognor seafront

British Workers Wanted: TV show about a Bognor recruitment firm about to air

“My concern is we’re not going to have the people, I don’t think the politicians realise. Don’t get me wrong, I voted Brexit,” Sarah Duke tells the cameras filming a brand new show about the Bognor Regis recruitment firm she runs with Gaynor Heath.

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