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The Beautiful Full Corn Moon.

2 September, 15:30 - 16:30

Tonight September 2nd, 2020 presents the third and final full moon of our Northern Hemisphere summer, commonly called the Fruit Moon, Corn Moon or Barley Moon. This is the third of three full moons to occur in between the June 20th solstice and the September 22nd equinox. The Moon is. . .
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Arts

Live-streamed Beginner Pointed Nib Calligraphy Workshop

2 September, 19:00 - 21:00

Chichester Studio, Alandale Road, Birdham, Chichester PO20 7QN, UK

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners no experience is necessary. Join our live-streamed modern calligraphy workshops from the comfort of your own home! This workshop is the perfect introduction to calligraphy and will take you through the basics of using a pointed nib and ink. We will start with. . .
Following our social media initiative to introduce #lovechibiz to the wider business community across the Chichester District we are delighted to further expand this concept and hold our first event to bring all local businesses together. Grab a sandwich and a coffee and join us at lunchtime on Friday 4th. . . .
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science

30 Years of Hubbles Glorious Universe.

4 September, 19:30 - 20:30

Since its launch in April 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has always been in the news. First there was the small error in the shape of the main mirror and the amazing corrective optics fitted by the crew on a Space Shuttle flight. Then we had stunning images of planets,. . .
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Summertime Stars Moon and Planets

6 September, 15:30 - 16:30

On late Spring and Summer evenings – if the skies are clear – we can see some familiar star patterns, including the Great Bear, Hercules, Ophiuchus (the Serpent Bearer), Scorpius, (the Scorpion), and many others. In July and August, from dark locations, the faintly glowing band of the Milky Way. . .
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An exhibition of paintings of things seen in a slightly different way; peregrines flying over tourist maps of Chichester, the cathedral looking like graffiti on a brick wall and local sailing scenes with striking lighting for example. Lots to amuse and think about. The pictures are all for sale and. . .
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Arts

10-week modern calligraphy course - beginner to intermediate level.

8 September - 17 November, 19:00 - 21:30

The Old Poorhouse, Alandale Rd, Birdham, PO20 7QN

Everything you need to know about pointed nib lettering. This comprehensive course allows you to learn everything from the basics to styling your calligraphy. Learn to handle a nib so that you can create elegant lettering every time! Each student will receive one of our Practice Pads , a wooden. . .
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Our Galaxy, The Milky Way.

11 September, 19:30 - 20:30

Studded with fabulous star clusters and beautiful, multi-coloured clouds of gas streaked with dust, the faintly glowing band of the Milky Way arches almost overhead from horizon to horizon at this time of year. Come to the Planetarium for an exciting journey through our Galaxy to see at first hand. . .
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The Northern Lights.

13 September, 15:30 - 16:30

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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David Wright - A brief story of wine

17 September, 18:30 - 19:30

Zoom - log-in details will be sent to members nearer the time

Wine has been part of our global society for over 7,000 years and the story tells of its origin and appearance in all societies across the Mediterranean and through Europe. There is rich evidence of the role that wine has played in these societies and how it became an important. . .
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The Northern Lights.

18 September, 19:30 - 20:30

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’. . . .
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Slimming World

19 September, 07:30

Booking is required in advance. . . .
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An online WEA seminar over two Saturday mornings, with WEA tutor Julian Day. Uses WEA Canvas/Zoom programmes. Course ref C3745713. This is an exploratory seminar to introduce students to the lives of actresses in the 18th Century and how they navigated their way through a patriarchal system that was designed. . .
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Crafts heritage

Bronze Axe Casting

20 September, 10:00 - 16:00

Weald & Downland Living Museum, Town Lane, Singleton, West Sussex, PO18 0EU

The course begins with a short introductory talk and handling session of replica tools and materials used in the Bronze Age. Students will prepare moulds and begin working the furnace to melt copper and tin. They will then cast their own replica early Bronze Age axe head, and can then. . .
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Destination Mars, the Red Planet.

20 September, 15:30 - 16:30

This Summer Mars will be a prominent object in the southern night sky, its bright orangey-red disk an easy object some way below the fainter stars of Pisces, the Fishes. Spacecraft have shown us a bitterly cold, dry planet, with huge volcanoes, vast canyons, craters and ancient river valleys. Far. . .
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Dance

Six Iconic Directors

22 September - 20 October, 14:00 - 16:00

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An online course with WEA Tutor George Cromack. A five session online course on Tuesdays, using WEA Canvas and Zoom. Course ref. C3745820. £32 (fees may be waived under certain circumstances). We explore a selection of work from directors whose work may be considered as distinct and immediately recognisable –. . .
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Online Pub Quiz

22 September, 19:30 - 21:00

Its pub quiz time! Join Chichester Humanists and Chester Humanists for an evening of quizzing and conversation on Tuesday 22nd September at 19:30. Whether youre a humanist, curious about humanism, or just want to while away an evening with some brain-teasers, everyone is welcome. We can promise tantalising questions and. . .
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Arts

Chichester: Beginners Modern Calligraphy Pointed Nib Workshop - Full Day

23 September, 10:00 - 16:00

The Old Poorhouse, Alandale Rd, Birdham, PO20 7QN

If you have always wanted to try modern calligraphy but youre concerned you don’t have nice handwriting or you cant draw, dont worry, that really doesnt matter! We teach you the tricks to turn your hand to modern calligraphy whatever your skill set; and anyway, its the imperfections that make. . .
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Arts

Intuitive Painting Retreat

25 - 28 September

Runcton, Chichester

Come and join us for a self-soothing and unique uplifting art-making opportunity and painting retreat in Chichester, West Sussex, UK. Only 8 clients per retreat!. The small, immersive, gentle and sacred quality of the Creative our retreat is what makes us stand out from other contemporary art and academic-focused artist-led. . .
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Arts

Find Your Own Painting Style

25 September - 4 December, 10:00 - 12:00

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An online course on Fridays with WEA tutor Frank Ferrie via WEA Canvas/Zoom programmes. NB Half term break on 30 October. Course ref C3745703. This course gives students at all levels – from beginners to the more experienced – the opportunity to explore different painting approaches, techniques and subjects and. . .
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Crafts heritage sports

Learn to shoot the traditional longbow

25 September, 10:00 - 17:00

Weald & Downland Living Museum, Town Lane, Singleton, West Sussex, PO18 0EU

An introduction to the art and craft of longbow archery. The day focuses on the history and traditions of this remarkable weapon, including intensive tuition in the practice of longbow archery, using a range of different bows. Suitable for the beginner and more experienced archer alike. . . .
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Arts

Beginners Modern Calligraphy Taster Workshop - Full Day

25 September, 10:00 - 16:00

The Old Poorhouse, Alandale Rd, Birdham, PO20 7QN

Come and join The Modern Calligraphy Co. and learn how to create beautiful lettering in this relaxed and informal class. Modern calligraphy is about lettering that is dynamic and has energy, so rather than worrying about getting every letter identical, you can relax and have fun with it. Creating your. . .
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Crafts

Autumn Craft & Jewellery Fayre

26 September, 10:00 - 15:00

Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Ln, East Lavant, Chichester PO18 0AH

The Autumn Craft & Jewellery Fayre at Lavant Memorial Hall will be bursting with quality handmade craft workers, contemporary jewellery makers and local artisan food. Exhibitors attending will be offering a wide range of skills in their high-quality gifts and hand-crafted items. Admission is free and an Eco-friendly pop up. . .
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An online WEA seminar over two Saturday mornings, with WEA tutor Julian Day. Uses WEA Canvas/Zoom programmes. Course ref C3745713. This is an exploratory seminar to introduce students to the lives of actresses in the 18th Century and how they navigated their way through a patriarchal system that was designed. . .
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Autumn Stars Moon and Planets.

27 September, 15:30 - 16:30

As the nights grow longer, magnificently-ringed planet Saturn moves into the sunset glow, with not far behind to the south-west. Giant gas planet Jupiter makes spectacular, viewing, rising steadily throughout Autumn in the pre-dawn eastern skies. Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders. . .
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