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Richard Plowman, Chairman of Priory Park 100
The Hickory Signals (Laura Ward and Adam Roonchetti). Picture by Liz Pearce, LP180697

Fabulous first weekend for Horsham Garden Music Festival

There was a fabulous selection of music at the first weekend of Horsham Garden Music Festival, a charity that’s been presenting concerts in the Human Nature Garden, Horsham Park, for seven years now.


Hospital radio show for Barnham jazzman

Barnham jazz musician Olly Dow has begun a series of programmes entitled Jazz Dreams as a DJ for Chichester Hospital Radio. They go out on Wednesdays and Fridays at 5pm. Future programmes feature Miles Davis as well as The Trial of Benny Goodman.

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.

Tom Jones

Tom Jones cancels concert at Stansted Park

Organisers have just issued a statement to say the Tom Jones concert at Stansted Park has been cancelled tonight.

Dan Flanagan & his 4 year-old son, Nathaniel

"Intergenerational rave" promised for Chichester!

Thanks to a recent Arts Council grant, Tot Rockin’s Beats is coming to Chichester, promising “intergenerational raving with a social conscience”.

Hazel Latus

Honour reflects everyone, insists Bognor arts boss

Chairman of Arun Arts Hazel Latus was delighted with the immense personal honour when she was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s birthday honours list for voluntary service to the arts in Bognor Regis.
Theatre and Comedy
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
Matt Lucas: Photo by Johan Persson

Little Britain star Matt Lucas returns to Chichester Festival Theatre stage

Little Britain star Matt Lucas is back in business in Me And My Girl on the Chichester Festival Theatre stage.

Yves Lambert trio

Emsworth date for Yves Lambert trio

The “big man of Quebecoise music” comes to Emsworth.

La Luna

Musical siesta this Saturday in Worthing

Four music ensembles combine to create a Summer Saturday Siesta at St Paul’s café on Saturday in Worthing, in aid of Worthing Churches Homeless Projects (WCHP).

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.

Richard Plowman

Centenary celebrations for Chichester's Priory Park!

The Friends of Priory Park and Priory Park Festival combine for ten days of birthday celebrations in the Park from September 22-30.

Theatre and Comedy
Summer Holiday

Ray Quinn takes the Cliff Richard role in Summer Holiday

Ray Quinn is promising a great celebration of what it meant to be young and in love in the 1960s. He stresses he isn’t setting out to be Cliff Richard, but he’s having the time of his life in Summer Holiday, currently out on tour and currently getting a standing ovation every night.
Michael Burnie

Get ready for High School Musical!

Worthing-based director Michael Burnie is once again in charge as Brighton Theatre Group Youth bring their production of High School Musical to The Old Market, Upper Market Street, Hove from July 25-29.

Theatre and Comedy
The Leconfield Singers

Leconfield Singers join the Petworth Festival fun

Petworth Festival promises a musical and theatrical treasure hunt with Bignor Park Alive!, an afternoon in the beautiful grounds, gardens and woods of Bignor Park on Sunday, July 22 (doors 12.30pm for 1pm start; ends 4pm).

Theatre and Comedy
Chris and Debbie Hathaway

Ferring pub's new owners determined to kick start the music scene

New owners Deborah and Chris Hathaway are aiming to restore live pub music at The Tudor Close, Ferringham Lane, Ferring which they have just taken over.


Singer Carly Paoli delighted with shortlisting

Arundel-based classical singer and lyricist Carly Paoli was thrilled with her shortlisting in the first-ever Sound of Classical poll at the Classic BRIT Awards.

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