History and Heritage in the Chichester area

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Wood is an essential building material, for homes, furniture and much more. During this weekend you can find out about the way it is worked into the different forms, with demonstrations from a range of craftspeople and displays. For example, discover which trees are used for which purposes? How is. . .
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Head to the Museum for fantastic indoor and outdoor hands-on history fun this half term focusing on the Natural World. From Bank Holiday Monday 31 May to Friday 4 June, accompanied children of all ages can channel their energy into a range of activities. A programme of activities will be. . .
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Festival of Chichester

12 June - 11 July

Chichester and environs

The Festival of Chichester is a month-long celebration of the arts running from mid-June to mid-July each year in the historic city of Chichester. Classical music, rock, blues, jazz, folk, pop, cinema, spoken word, community concerts and shows, arts & crafts, dance, theatre, church, food & drink, walks and tours,. . .
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Around midsummer is one of the best times to enjoy the 6 historic gardens at the Museum, and find out about historical ideas and uses around for different herbs. Through demonstrations and display you can find out more about herbal knowledge medicinal and culinary from the Saxons to 20 th. . .
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The seasons and weather conditions dictate the times to sow, harvest and undertake many different tasks needed to look after a farm or estate. During this weekend, we will have demonstrations with horses and other farming implements to show how the machinery was used and the ways it developed over. . .
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There are many traditional skills and crafts that now have few people with a working knowledge of them. During this weekend we will bring together a range of craftspeople who practice different skills and offer the opportunity to see many skills first hand, with displays and demonstrations of the tools. . .
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