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Beginners Modern Calligraphy Pointed Nib Workshop - Evening

21 October, 19:00 - 21:30

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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Arts Crafts

Fused Glass Workshop

31 October

The Studio, Oakwood House, Bognor Regis, PO21 2TJ

Each Saturday my studio is open for workshops. Come and create, either with a friend or by yourself. I will teach you the basics of glass fusing and you will make something beautiful! Sessions are 10. 00-12. 30 or 14. 00-16. 30 – see website £20 per person (plus glass. . .
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The #SussexTogether Festival of the Arts Exhibition will be held both in Chichester Cathedral and online, from 3 – 17 November 2020, offering a chance for visitors to enjoy many of the entries submitted over the last few months. Works will include visual arts, a poetry evening, and a piece. . .
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Fused Glass Workshop

14 November

The Studio, Oakwood House, Bognor Regis, PO21 2TJ

Each Saturday my studio is open for workshops. Come and create, either with a friend or by yourself. I will teach you the basics of glass fusing and you will make something beautiful! Sessions are 10. 00-12. 30 or 14. 00-16. 30 – see website £20 per person (plus glass. . .
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Arts Music

Adam Busiakiewicz - The Lute within Old Master Paintings

19 November, 18:30 - 19:30

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

Busiakiewicz, himself a lutenist, will look at the lute featured in painting. In the Renaissance, it was played by angels and in the 16th century, by educated courtiers. The 17th century, Jan Steens and Frans Hals painted the lute alongside intimate and debauched behaviour, while Vermeer depicted it in polite,. . .
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Christmas Greetings by Modern British Artists

20 November 2020 - 6 January 2021, 10:00 - 16:00

Get in the festive spirit with our collection of artist-designed Christmas cards. Discover the personal and playful cards made by Edward Bawden, Ben Nicholson, Enid Marx and more. Did you know that Christmas cards are a British invention? The first Christmas card is believed to have been commissioned in 1843. . .
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Degas to Picasso - International Modern Masters

25 November 2020 - 18 April 2021, 10:00 - 16:00

Discover works by Pablo Picasso, Edgar Degas, Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse and more, drawn from our collection. Our collection of Modern British art is widely celebrated, but did you know that we also have some remarkable works made beyond these shores?. From French Impressionism to American Abstract Expressionism, this exhibition. . .
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Richard Hamilton: Respective

25 November 2020 - 14 March 2021, 10:00 - 16:00

Explore the influence of international modernism and Marcel Duchamp on the work of Richard Hamilton (1922 2011). Drawn from our outstanding collection of British Pop Art, the display includes some of Hamiltons most celebrated works, including Hers is a Lush Situation (1958); Adonis in Y-Fronts (1963) and Swingeing London 67. . .
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Fused Glass Workshop

28 November

The Studio, Oakwood House, Bognor Regis, PO21 2TJ

Each Saturday my studio is open for workshops. Come and create, either with a friend or by yourself. I will teach you the basics of glass fusing and you will make something beautiful! Sessions are 10. 00-12. 30 or 14. 00-16. 30 – see website £20 per person (plus glass. . .
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Fused Glass Workshop

5 December

The Studio, Oakwood House, Bognor Regis, PO21 2TJ

Each Saturday my studio is open for workshops. Come and create, either with a friend or by yourself. I will teach you the basics of glass fusing and you will make something beautiful! Sessions are 10. 00-12. 30 or 14. 00-16. 30 – see website £20 per person (plus glass. . .
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Fused Glass Workshop

12 December

The Studio, Oakwood House, Bognor Regis, PO21 2TJ

Each Saturday my studio is open for workshops. Come and create, either with a friend or by yourself. I will teach you the basics of glass fusing and you will make something beautiful! Sessions are 10. 00-12. 30 or 14. 00-16. 30 – see website £20 per person (plus glass. . .
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Arts Crafts

Fused Glass Workshop

19 December

The Studio, Oakwood House, Bognor Regis, PO21 2TJ

Each Saturday my studio is open for workshops. Come and create, either with a friend or by yourself. I will teach you the basics of glass fusing and you will make something beautiful! Sessions are 10. 00-12. 30 or 14. 00-16. 30 – see website £20 per person (plus glass. . .
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From Renaissance sugar sculpture to 3D printing. This is a whistle-stop tour of the history of food starting with 16th century sugar sculpture to 3D dessert printing and beyond. Hosted by Food Historian, Tasha Marks, this lecture is a treat for those with a sweet tooth, as Marks feels the. . .
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Essential to the understanding of Australian modern art, we look at the naive and expressive stylists of the Heide School, Sidney Nolan and Arthur Boyd, while John Bracks figurative paintings give a post-war social critique of Australian culture. John Olsens abstract expressions of landscape and Brett Whitleys personal vision of. . .
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Charles Harris - Taken by surprise; a revolution in the art of the poster

18 March 2021, 18:30 - 19:30

Chichester Assembly Room

The year is 1901. Toulouse-Lautrec has just died. An orange zebra sips Campari, a tiger tears at a tyre, a clown leaps out of a lemon and a woman on horseback heralds a new era of chocolate. Advertising posters have never been the same. Wit-lashed with their imagery, tongue-fooled by. . .
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Douglas Skeggs - James Whistler; the gentle art of making enemies

15 April 2021, 18:30 - 19:30

Chichester Assembly Room

James Whistler, the self assured, affected and irreverent artist with a razor sharp wit influenced the art world and the broader culture of his time with his artistic theories and his friendships with leading artists and writers, including Oscar Wilde. . . .
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A master of Abstract Expressionist painting, Mark Rothko sought to make paintings that would bring people to tears. Like his fellow New York School painters Barnett Newman and Clyfford Still, Rothko relied on colour, texture and composition to define a new and daring type of abstraction that propelled New York. . .
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The Festival of Flowers 2020 has sadly been postponed until next year until 3-5 June 2021. If you have booked a ticket for 2020, please visit the Cathedral website for details of refunds. . . .
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This Mexican artist was queen of the selfies long before Kim Kardashian. Her work is often graphic and unflinching with subjects including murder, suicide, marital infidelity, miscarriage, revolution and living with a disability and imminent death. . . .
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South Pacific

5 July - 28 August 2021

Rodgers & Hammerstein s South Pacific , which was due to be the musical centrepiece of Chichesters Festival 2020 until its cancellation due to Covid-19, has been rescheduled to Festival 2021. This much-loved, Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical opened in 1949 to huge success, becoming one of Broadways longest running. . .
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Tessa Boase - Charleston, Sussex; keeping house for Bloomsbury

15 July 2021, 18:30 - 19:30

Chichester Assembly Room

Grace Higgens joined the unconventional Bell household aged just 15 and, for the next fifty years, propped up the Bloomsbury Set in London and at Charleston. Vanessa Bell couldnt live without her housekeepers cooking or her regular posing as an artist’s model. Virginia Woolf tried to poach her for her. . .
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