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Award-winning vocalist and radio presenter Claire Martin joins the BBC Big Band and conductor Barry Forgie for a celebration of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Peggy Lee and their contemporaries. . . .
Paul Devonshire will chart the history of the hospital for ‘mentally disordered offenders’ opened in 1863 with stories of well known inmates. . . .
PAPER PEONY WORKSHOP Join Clare from Petal Bird to learn how to make your own lasting Paper Peony. She will teach you step by step with all materials and equipment provided. No previous experience needed. Pick your favourite colour and let get making. Taking place at the lovely Boat House. . .
Programme Mozart Divertimento in F major K 138, Beethoven Quartet Op. 59 no 3, Schumann Quartet No 3 in A minor Op. 41. Since their formation in 2012, the ensemble has become an established presence in major international venues, performing at the Wigmore Hall in London, Auditorium du Louvre and. . .
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The Cinema Director’s Dream Writer. Du Maurier’s novels are famous for the ease with which they transfer to the silver screen – stories of passion, tension and alarmingly candid psychological takes on her characters, both male and female, trapped in unhealthily obsessive relationships make stunning films. Her writing was noted. . .

An Introduction to Archaeology

24 January - 21 February, 14:00 - 16:00

| St Paul's Chichester

An Introduction to Archaeology: a 5-session WEA course with Michael Pengelly. Please enrol in advance. Online: wea. org. uk or Tel: Sheila 01243 958826 or email : Cost £45 (fees may be waived in certain circumstances). This course will introduce the principles and practice of archaeology and provide the skill. . .
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Alistair McGowan is joined by soloists Rebecca Bottone, Barry Clark and Yvonne Howard , and a 26-piece orchestra conducted by Martin Handley , for a delicious G&S concert. . . .
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Mystery Warrior - The North Bersted Man Exhibition

25 January - 26 September

The Novium Museum Chichester

Mystery Warrior: The North Bersted Man exhibition will be the first time that this extraordinary Iron Age Warrior and his burial possessions will be on public display. The exhibition will explore the life, health and death of this fascinating man. It will attempt to explain some of the questions that. . .
This day has been especially designed to assist both artists & creatives in getting their marketing & social media ready for 2020. . . .
A WEA Saturday morning seminar with Peter Blood. Peter Blood, former barrister and experienced WEA tutor, explores definitions of murder and manslaughter in English law today and how those crimes are being sentenced. Cost £20. Please enrol in advance. Online: wea. org. uk or Tel: Sheila 01243 958826 or Email. . .
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Astrology Lecture: What is Astrology

25 January, 14:00 - 16:00

Hamblin Library

Spring astrology lecture with astrologer Patricia Godden. An afternoon for those who want to know what astrology is and what it can and cannot do. The basics of astrology including the planets, signs of the zodiac and houses are outlined. Astrology can be used for individuals, organisations and nations. There. . .
Chichester City Tours

Chichester City Tours

25 January, 14:00 - 15:30


The original walking tour group of Chichester invite you to explore the attractions of our historic Cathedral city within the Roman Walls. Tours start from The Novium and last approximately 90 minutes. . . .
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Family Concert

25 January, 15:00 - 16:00

Westbourne House School

Chichester Symphony Orchestra presents a family concert that will take you on a journey ‘Around the world’. A family concert, suitable for all ages that’ll take you around the world with pieces from Russia, the America’s and Europe. The concert will start at 3pm and will last for roughly an. . .
The Cathedral’s Assistant Organist Timothy Ravalde performs Olivier Messiaen’s organ work La Nativite du Seigneur in this special free performance. . . .

Stand-up comedy night with Dominic Holland

25 January, 19:00 - 22:00

The Lodge Graylingwell Park Chichester PO19 6BZ United Kingdom

A one-off night of hilarious stand-up comedy from TV comedian and author Dominic Holland, and his warm up acts. A real treat for the people of Chichester as renowned comic Dominic Holland adds a local gig to his national tour, to provide incredible laughs at the debut event of the. . .

Photography with Iain McGowan

26 January, 09:30 - 15:30

Thorney Island

Be inspired by the boatyard location and the guidance of professional photographer, Iain McGowan to take great photographs in Chichester Harbour. Beginners to experts welcome. Dress for the weather and possible muddy conditions and bring a packed lunch. Half day review session on Sunday 29 March, 10am 12pm to share. . .
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Youth Choir

26 January - 21 December, 09:45 - 13:00

| Miss Carla Dance

Once a month Johanna will be running a kids choir in the community room. This is a free event!. 9. 45am – Mini Choir age 4-6y 45m. 10. 30am – Kids Choir age 7-16y 2. 5h. Our choir will have a fresh, contemporary feel to keep the kids engaged and. . .
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Chichester Cathedral has a choice of stunning historical venues where you can celebrate your wedding reception. From the beautifully restored former archdeaconry 4 Canon Lane to the medieval Vicars’ Hall, there is something to suit all styles of reception. If you are planning a wedding reception then this is an. . .
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Music at the Seal

26 January, 15:00 - 18:00

| The Seal

Live music with Andy winfield and Peter Bruntnell. Two fantastic musicians!. They have performed at The Seal many times before and we are delighted to have them here again. The bar is always well-stocked with a wide range of wines, spirits and soft drinks, and we are proud to offer. . .
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An interactive musical adventure for babies aged 0 – 2, a multi-sensory journey through a year in the life of a tree; with gentle classical music alongside nursery rhymes and original songs. Performances at 11am, 2pm & 3. 30pm. . . .
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Murderess, seducer, thief, enchantress – or merely a woman intent on survival?. Alluring, exotic and unconventional, Countess Rachel Sangalletti travels from Florence to the Ashley Estate in Cornwall, home of her recently deceased husband. Her presence in the house arouses dark suspicions and uncontrollable desires, not least in young Philip,. . .
Chichester City Tours

Chichester City Tours

28 January, 11:00 - 12:30


The original walking tour group of Chichester invite you to explore the attractions of our historic Cathedral city within the Roman Walls. Tours start from The Novium and last approximately 90 minutes. . . .
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Slow Bird Watching with Chichester Harbour Conservancy

28 January, 12:00 - 14:00

Hayling Island

An opportunity to visit a high tide roost at Gutner Point, Hampshire’s restricted nature reserve, to sit and watch the birds fly into the roost on the saltmarsh as the tide rises. With John Arnott. Dress very warmly, bring binoculars (and a scope if you have one) and a fold. . .
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Chichester Cathedral’s popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1. 10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave. They are free and last approximately 50 minutes. You are welcome to come and go as you please. Coffee is available at no extra charge, and some. . .
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Aurora Gatherings - Last Tuesday each month

28 January - 31 March, 13:45 - 15:30

Hamblin Library

The Aurora Gathering (formerly Cygnus Community Cafe Gatherings) are an inspiration to offer places to meet for open heart to heart communications, free from mind-sets, belief systems or dogmas.   All welcome. Donations welcomed. . . .
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Talk by Alan Green. Limited tickets at £8 (non-refundable); must be purchased in advance on 01243 753602. Refreshments provided. . . .

Veganism: Why Do People Choose It?

28 January, 19:30 - 21:30

Muchos Nachos, 140 Whyke Road, PO19 8HT

Join Chichester Humanists at 19. 30 in Muchos Nachos on Tuesday 28th January to hear from Jeremy Hess on Veganism: Why Do People Choose It?. Do other animals experience life? If so, does this give them a valid claim to basic moral rights? Do we violate those rights by using. . .
Mike Whittle who was research medical officer in the RAF was loaned to NASA to supervise medical experiments on the project. . . .

A Million Dreams

31 January - 1 February

Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Lane, Lavant

Lavant Players presents “A Million Dreams”, a musical journey… supported by members of several local organisations: Lavant Guitar Group, Lavant Primary School and Lavant Community Choir. Come and support them all! There will be lots of hit musical numbers you recognise and can sing along to! Great entertainment for all. . .
Journey north to the frozen wastes of the Arctic Circle and watch electrified particles from the Sun spiralling down into the upper atmosphere, where they generate the wonderful colours of the Aurora Borealis or ‘Northern Lights’. Come to the Planetarium to understand how eruptions on the Sun cause displays of. . .
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Karen Sharp Tenor and Baritone Saxophone (pictures). Steve Waterman Trumpet and Flugelhorn Gareth Williams Piano Arnie Somogyi Bass Rod Youngs Drums. After graduating in composition at the Royal Northern College of Music, Karen discovered a love of jazz and was inspired to play tenor sax by two giants of improvisation. . .
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