Festival of Chichester in the Chichester area

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Paint Out Masters
Tidy St. Art School and Chichester Cathedral are excited to announce Paint Out Masters 2021 (POM21) an outdoor painting competition taking place across Chichester’s historic Cathedral Quarter, designed to draw out the local artistic talent. Tidy St. Art School and Chichester Cathedral are excited to announce Paint Out Masters 2021. . .
Chichester cathedral
Religion

Festival Eucharist

13 June, 11:00 - 12:30

A Eucharist with Thanksgiving for the Festival of Chichester at Chichester Cathedral. . . .
tour guides
An easy 90-minute stroll with an ITG qualified, knowledgeable Green or Blue Badge guide takes you through Chichester’s past within the historic walls of this beautiful city. From Roman times to the present day, we give an intriguing insight into two thousand years of Chichester history. Meet at the Cathedral. . .
rude mechanicals
theatre

The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company - Little Lily Harley

13 June, 19:30 - 22:00

Halnaker Park Cottage

The Rudes bring you their hilarious and moving new play about Charlie Chaplin’s childhood in Lambeth and how his mother taught him how to find the little door into his imagination through which he learnt to live. How do we become what we are? What is it that makes us?. . . .
Tears of Joy is an exhibition of artworks created by young asylum seekers and refugees from across the Chichester District, presented at Chichester Cathedral from 14 th 21 st June to mark Refugee Week 2021. Developed by Article 12 Arts in collaboration with Sanctuary in Chichester, the exhibition aims to. . .
organ
Chichester Cathedral’s lunchtime concerts return with a series of organ recitals. Although entry is free, booking is essential and will be made available via the Cathedral’s Ticketsource site. These concerts will also be streamed to the Cathedral website: Monday 14th June (1. 15pm) – Charles Harrison (organ) Monday 21st June. . .
anarchy
Literature

The Masks of Anarchy

15 June - 12 July

Explore a poetical take on the response to the pandemic in the tradition of political commentary by Swift and Shelley as Barry Smith and multi-instrumentalist Charlotte Glasson look behind the masks that have come to be a commonplace fixture of these challenging times. Barry Smith is the director of the. . .
The Society’s annual exhibition of original art offers a wonderful opportunity to acquire unique artwork at an affordable price. There will be a wide range of works including paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics. The Society was formed in 1939 and is at the heart of the art community in Chichester. . .
An online vintage evening with Dawn Gracie playing the nations favourite game! Join from your sofa anywhere in the world! Zoomers can expect Bingo, Quiz, songs from Dawn and plenty of interactive fun. Lots of prizes to be won. This family friendly evening will be classically comical and highly entertaining. . . .
Showcasing creative talent in a live broadcast over the internet, we offer you three days of completely free fringe events. Showtimes and performers will be announced on 1 June. We are delighted to give a platform for comedy, music, theatre, dance, music hall, poetry, puppetry and more, giving talented artists. . .
frida kahlo
This Mexican artist was Queen Of The Selfies before Kim Kardashian. Her work is often graphic and unflinching, with subjects including murder, suicide, marital infidelity, miscarriage, revolution and living with disability and death. Adults only. This presentation is the highlight of the year for The Arts Society Chichester Evening. Frida. . .
tour guides
An easy 90-minute stroll with an ITG qualified, knowledgeable Green or Blue Badge guide takes you through Chichester’s past within the historic walls of this beautiful city. From Roman times to the present day, we give an intriguing insight into two thousand years of Chichester history. Meet at the Cathedral. . .
castalian quartet
JANACEK : String Quartet No. 1 Kreutzer. BEETHOVEN : Appassionata Sonata. BRAHMS : Piano Quintet. Named 2019 Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist of the Year, the Castalian Quartet’s recent and forthcoming highlights include debut invitations to Carnegie Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, Paris Philharmonie, Auditorium du Louvre, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Brussels Flagey, Tel. . .
Paint Out Masters
Tidy St. Art School and Chichester Cathedral are excited to announce Paint Out Masters 2021 (POM21) an outdoor painting competition taking place across Chichester’s historic Cathedral Quarter, designed to draw out the local artistic talent. Tidy St. Art School and Chichester Cathedral are excited to announce Paint Out Masters 2021. . .
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The place to discover all things Art Trail with a new gallery to show Trail artists’ work. . Collect your free Trail Guide, choose artists to visit and plan your route for the 2 Trail weekends in mid July. . . Free admission. The Art Trail Hub, Courtyard Studios, Chilgrove. . .
Whyke Orchard
food

Elderflower Champagne Making on the Orchard

19 June, 10:00 - 11:00

Why Community Orchard

Learn how to make elderflower champagne with our Herbalist Steve Taylor (The Medicine Garden), using flowers from the Whyke Community Orchard. Sample the brew and enjoy the peace of the orchard amongst the 8 year old heritage apple trees now setting fruit. We hope that Steve Taylor’s new book “The. . .
fizz
food

Fabulous Fizz

19 June, 18:00 - 19:15

| New Park Centre

Award-winning Chichester wine writer Liz Sagues introduces her new book, Sussex by the Glass, and explains the county’s role in the fascinating story of modern English wine. Sip a glass of fine Sussex sparkling wine, ask questions and browse Liz’s books. Over-18s only. Sussex by the Glass weaves the story. . .
tour guides
An easy 90-minute stroll with an ITG qualified, knowledgeable Green or Blue Badge guide takes you through Chichester’s past within the historic walls of this beautiful city. From Roman times to the present day, we give an intriguing insight into two thousand years of Chichester history. Meet at the Cathedral. . .
city wall
A guided tour of City Walls by Chichester Walls Trust. 20 June 27 June 4 July 11 July all at 14. 00 from The Novium. A 90-minute guided tour round the two-kilometre circuit of the city’s historic walls with insights into their construction in Roman times, their survival through two. . .
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Dance Music

Walking On Sunshine

20 June, 19:30 - 22:00

Join CAOS Musical Productions for an evening of Feel Good Music as we bring you Walking On Sunshine: A Feel-Good Show!. This virtual show includes covers of some of your favourite artists including Tina Turner, the Four Tops and Bonnie Tyler. We also will be showcasing songs from some of. . .
cathedral organ
Chichester Cathedral’s lunchtime concerts return with a series of organ recitals. Although entry is free, booking is essential and will be made available via the Cathedral’s Ticketsource site. These concerts will also be streamed to the Cathedral website: Monday 14th June (1. 15pm) – Charles Harrison (organ) Monday 21st June. . .
caricature
An exhibition of signed limited edition prints by International Caricaturist Bob Hoare. Bob’s caricatures have been featured in hundreds of newspapers and magazines all over the world on a regular basis for over 50 years. He is also well known as a technical illustrator, graphic designer, and book illustrator. Entry. . .
kate simms talk
Learn about the incredible pioneering work of Dr Vawdrey that took place at the West Sussex County Asylum at Graylingwell. Take a step into the past, to find out how Dr Vawdrey used art as therapeutic treatment for patients. Hear how Kate Simms brought this work back to life as. . .
seva
A discussion on Seva, ’ voluntary service’ in Sikhism, organised by the Chichester Quaker Interfaith Group. Held on Zoom: free entry, but booking essential. A discussion between Eleanor Nesbitt ( Quaker and Professor Emeritus, Education Studies, Warwick University) and Sikhs from Crawley Gurdwara. This will be held online and it. . .
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Join Chichester Humanists for a talk by Julian Baggini on How the World Thinks on 22 June at 19. 30 as part of the Festival of Chichester. Julian will explain how philosophy has developed around the world and both impacted and reflected the cultures in which it flourished. Why do. . .
chichester cathedral
Arts

Darkness into Light

23 June - 8 August

Darkness Into Light is an exhibition of multi-layered, textured artworks by Artist Michèle Griffiths. The collection explores the possibility of hope in dark times: the triumph of light over darkness. The pieces, which Griffiths calls “Wall Fragments”, are in plaster and are highly textured with marks scored into the surface. . .
beethoven
The principal players of The Hanover Band join orchestral students from the University of Chichester in a showcase concert including Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony. Conducted by Stephen Threlfall, former Head of Music at Chethams, the concert marks the culmination of an intensive course exploring the works of Beethoven and the techniques. . .
font
Join us for a talk on the fortunes of a medieval font, whose story echoes the history of Christianity in Chichester, by local historians Caroline Adams and Alan Green. Includes wine and nibbles and the launch of the book The Five Little Churches of Chichester by Alan Green. Autographed copies. . .
Jimmy Lee
‘Jimmy Lee’s songs and life story come together in a show, with Jimmy, his guitar, wonderful songs and narrative linked to projected images that give you a personal insight into one of the most incredible life stories you are ever likely to hear. ’There are great stories told in lyrics. . .
jazz cafe
Acclaimed poets Raine Geoghegan and James Simpson team up with jazz stars the Charlotte Glasson Trio with legendary guitarist Chris Spedding to inspire and entertain. Raine will read her Romani poems and James from his new collection. Enjoy a delightful mix of words and music in an inspirational setting. Raine. . .
catherine barnes
Arts

Exhibition of Catherine Barnes Paintings (1)

25 June, 10:30 - 18:00

Juno Studio

Art Exhibition of paintings by Catherine Barnes featuring the River Lavant on its journey through Chichester College grounds throughout the seasons of the lockdowns. “Pictures in the Porch” is a unique way of showing artworks safely. 100 other paintings are available to see, on request, in the open air. www. . . .
potemkin
In 1925 Sergei Eisenstein was commissioned to produce a film celebrating the 20 years anniversary of the 1905 pre-revolution in Russia. His masterpiece, Battleship Potemkin has become a cinematographic icon and remains one of the most influential films ever made. The story follows the sailors of the Battleship Potemkin and. . .
harp Guitar
A truly unique artist playing the rare and wonderful “harp-guitar”. Classical/folk original. Actually, there will be two events on 26/06/2021 one at lunchtime (13:00), and one in the evening (19:30 21:00). Moments of musical bliss. “Harp-guitars” are extremely rare instruments with a beautiful and unique sound. An extended guitar with. . .
catherine barnes
Arts

Exhibition of Catherine Barnes Paintings (2)

26 June, 10:30 - 18:00

Juno Studio

Art Exhibition of paintings by Catherine Barnes featuring the River Lavant on its journey through Chichester College grounds throughout the seasons of the lockdowns. “Pictures in the Porch” is a unique way of showing artworks safely. 100 other paintings are available to see, on request, in the open air. www. . . .
Geoff Robb
Join Geoff Robb, winner of the 2018 Brighton Fringe Live Music Award, for an evening of magical storytelling and virtuoso guitar that promises to transport you out into the woods. Watch his trailer on YouTube and watch him playing “Angel” here. A master of the acoustic guitar with an intricate,. . .
Piers Adams
An evening concert with recorder virtuoso Piers Adams and Orbita Baroque Orchestra performing Telemann, Vivaldi concerti plus Bach’s famous Double Violin Concerto , featuring soloists Oxana Dodon and Julia Bishop, ending with Handel’s Fireworks Music. The orchestra, formed out of the Conservatoire’s orchestral programme, has fast developed a reputation for. . .
st pauls church
Sung Eucharist to celebrate the feast of Saints Peter and Paul Patronal festival. All welcome. Refreshments provided. . . .
catherine barnes
Arts

Exhibition of Catherine Barnes Paintings (3)

27 June, 10:30 - 18:00

Juno Studio

Art Exhibition of paintings by Catherine Barnes featuring the River Lavant on its journey through Chichester College grounds throughout the seasons of the lockdowns. “Pictures in the Porch” is a unique way of showing artworks safely. 100 other paintings are available to see, on request, in the open air. www. . . .
tour guides
An easy 90-minute stroll with an ITG qualified, knowledgeable Green or Blue Badge guide takes you through Chichester’s past within the historic walls of this beautiful city. From Roman times to the present day, we give an intriguing insight into two thousand years of Chichester history. Meet at the Cathedral. . .
city wall
A guided tour of City Walls by Chichester Walls Trust. 20 June 27 June 4 July 11 July all at 14. 00 from The Novium. A 90-minute guided tour round the two-kilometre circuit of the city’s historic walls with insights into their construction in Roman times, their survival through two. . .
Lydia and George
theatre

Lydia and George

27 June, 14:30 - 17:00

Coronation Hall Slindon

Lydia and George – the Further Adventures of Elizabeth Bennet’s Scandalous Sister. A brilliant rehearsed reading of a brand-new play by Lucy Flannery & Greg Mosse, set 25 years after PRIDE & PREJUDICE. Can Lydia and George possibly be happy? Who is their mysterious maidservant? The script will be read. . .
sleepy lagoon
Afternoon tea on the University Festival Field with the Sleepy Lagoon Dance Orchestra. Come along and listen to us strike up the band with a concert of toe tappingly good music from the dance band era. The concert will be under the Giant Festival Canopy with the audience on the. . .
where angels tread
Two Authors. Two very different books, linked by hope, compassion and courage. Sussex author Helen Garlick’s memoir uncovers family secrets and their corrosive effects. Suzanne Alderson’s book Never Let Go offers a way forward for parents of children experiencing mental illness. For adults. Kim’s Bookshop Chichester will be attending the. . .
St Pauls Chichester
heritage

Beating the Bounds

27 June, 15:45 - 17:00

An ancient walk around St. Paul’s Parish Boundaries. Join the Town Crier, St Paul’s Clergy, Choir and congregation in the ancient custom of beating the parish boundaries (approx. one hour). This starts in the Cathedral at the site of the font of St Peter the Great, which moved to its. . .
cathedral organ
Chichester Cathedral’s lunchtime concerts return with a series of organ recitals. Although entry is free, booking is essential and will be made available via the Cathedral’s Ticketsource site. These concerts will also be streamed to the Cathedral website: Monday 14th June (1. 15pm) – Charles Harrison (organ) Monday 21st June. . .
Artel
Arts

Artel Alchemy Exhibition

29 June - 11 July

ARTEL is an established group of contemporary artists who are based in and around Chichester. They hold an annual exhibition of their work with most pieces for sale. This year ALCHEMY is being held at the newly renovated Oxmarket Gallery in Chichester. The gallery is open from 10. 00 am. . .
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Music

Ensemble Reza - Russian Dreams

29 June, 19:00 - 20:30

Ensemble Reza are well-known for their virtuoso and welcoming concerts and are regular performers at the Festival. . To celebrate their return to performing live with an ‘in venue’ audience, Ensemble Reza have planned two great Russian masterpieces:. . Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence Arensky Quartet No. 2 in A minor. . .
acid and galatea
A full concert performance of the opera Acis and Galatea by G. F. Handel. Orbita Baroque combine with the University of Chichester Conservatoire to perform one of Handel’s best-loved opera, conducted by John Hancorn. The music critic Stanley Sadie considered Acis and Galatea “The greatest pastoral opera ever composed,” so. . .
Jenny Bathurst
Jenny Bathurst was 18 when the pandemic turned her life upside down. She coped by writing a weekly newspaper column about life in successive lockdowns. She launches those columns now as a book which chronicles a remarkable year for us all. In ‘ Lockdown Observed: Becoming an Adult Without Leaving. . .
trees
Outdoors

Meet the Tree Wardens

1 July, 17:30 - 18:30

Come and have a conversation with the volunteer Tree Wardens. Find out about the trees we help to conserve across the city and hear about nearby specimen trees. Details of how to contact your nearest Tree Warden if you have trees you are worried about. This event will happen whatever. . .
kate mosse
Internationally bestselling local author, Kate Mosse, will be speaking about her latest novel, ‘The City of Tears’. This will be Kate’s home launch event for this second title in her epic historical adventure series which started with ‘The Burning Chambers’. Kate Mosse is the author of eight novels & short. . .
woodstock
A thought-provoking, poignant, dynamic, and semi-immersive theatre collage of the worlds and era that surrounded the “Mother of Free Festivals. ”. Inspired by the ethos of the hippie, counterculture, and free festival movements, and still retaining remnants of these traditions, award-winning Something Underground brings you its tribute to Woodstock ’69. . . .
Elena Toponogova
Rising star Russian pianist Elena Toponogova returns to Chichester with a delightful programme of Russian Romantic music. Elena is a graduate of the Moscow State Conservatoire and a prize-winner in international competitions in Italy and the US. Her programme includes Rachmaninov, Medtner, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. ‘An inspiring performance’ (Musical Opinion). . . .
tour guides
An easy 90-minute stroll with an ITG qualified, knowledgeable Green or Blue Badge guide takes you through Chichester’s past within the historic walls of this beautiful city. From Roman times to the present day, we give an intriguing insight into two thousand years of Chichester history. Meet at the Cathedral. . .
romantics
Works for cello and piano by three of the most profoundly romantic composers of the 19th century. Cellist Pavlos Carvalho, chamber musician with Ensemble Reza and soloist with orchestras including The Covent Garden Chamber orchestra and Royal Philharmonic, joins with Guildhall pianist, Louisa Lam to perform the uplifting, contrasting and. . .
bond
Join us for an evening of the music of James Bond. Full, live SPECTRE orchestra and soloists perform all the double agent’s greatest hits, Goldfinger, From Russia with Love, Skyfall conducted by James “007” Lelean. On 2 July and repeated on 3 July. Each evening starts at 19:30 and finishes. . .
Olivia stevens
Singer-songwriter Olivia (formerly of Ruby & The Revelators) will be performing alongside some fine musicians as she delights audiences with her uniquely warm and engaging mix of jazz & blues tinged torch songs, coupled with a large helping of smokin’ hot soul. Music for the feet & the heart!. Olivia. . .
Philip gross
Join Quaker poet, Philip Gross (T. S. Elliot prize winner) for a zoom poetry workshop session, starting at 11am and a free poetry reading session with Philip at 5pm. In aid of Earthwatch. For up to fifteen participants. Arrangements may change due to the current conditions. . . .
graylingwell
Meet at the newly refurbished Pavilion and head off with Historian Greg Slay to learn about the rich history of the Graylingwell site. Finish up back at the Pavilion for a hot drink and something sweet. Booking essential as places limited. Please note: Tickets for this event are £10. You. . .
quaker podcasts
Local Quaker Michael Woolley, author of ‘Quakers in Chichester’ recorded a series of seven podcasts during lockdown. We celebrate the release of his recordings of Quaker history in our town. The podcasts cover how Quakers formed, followed by six notable figures. If we can meet in the Meeting House we. . .
cream tea
food

Cream Tea at St Paul's

3 July, 15:00 - 16:00

Come along and join us for cream tea. See you there!. All welcome. . . .
music for teatime
food

Music for Teatime

3 July, 16:00 - 17:00

Come and join us! Songs, organ and piano music will include themes in celebration of St Paul’s heritage in the community by St Paul’s Music Director and St Paul’s Organists. See you there!. All welcome. Refreshments provided. Free admission, with retiring collection in aid of St Paul’s Church building project. . . .
Philip gross poetry
Join Quaker poet, Philip Gross (T. S. Elliot prize winner) for a Zoom poetry reading with him and other participants, starting at 5pm. This event will be linked to a poetry workshop that takes place on the same day. In aid of Earthwatch. Arrangements may change due to the current. . .
rob johnston
Acoustic guitar brilliance with Rob Johnston returning to the Festival joined by percussionist Tim Gower. With his unique style, Rob plays a dynamic and rhythmic mix of music and songs using plectrum and fingerstyle techniques, looping and guitar percussion. Book early for an up-close guitar experience! Suitable for all ages. . . .
flamenco
Flamenco Dance Workshops for girls and boys with Helena “La Leyenda” from International Flamenco Dance company Cancion Gitana. Flamenco Dance Workshops for Girls and Boys aged from 6-12 years. Girls 10. 30am to 11. 30am, Boys 11. 30am to 12. 30. Costs £10 per 1 hour class. . . .
tour guides
An easy 90-minute stroll with an ITG qualified, knowledgeable Green or Blue Badge guide takes you through Chichester’s past within the historic walls of this beautiful city. From Roman times to the present day, we give an intriguing insight into two thousand years of Chichester history. Meet at the Cathedral. . .
city wall
A guided tour of City Walls by Chichester Walls Trust. 20 June 27 June 4 July 11 July all at 14. 00 from The Novium. A 90-minute guided tour round the two-kilometre circuit of the city’s historic walls with insights into their construction in Roman times, their survival through two. . .
georgian chi
Arts heritage

A Walk Around Georgian Chichester

4 July, 14:30 - 16:30

Meet at Edes House

Join local historian and author Alan Green on this popular walk (approx two hours) that explores Chichester’s Georgian architecture and meets a few of its Georgian characters along the way. Meet outside Edes House, West St. . . .
Lydia and George
theatre

Lydia and George

4 July, 14:30 - 17:00

Sheet Village Hall

Lydia and George – the Further Adventures of Elizabeth Bennet’s Scandalous Sister. A brilliant rehearsed reading of a brand-new play by Lucy Flannery & Greg Mosse, set 25 years after PRIDE & PREJUDICE. Can Lydia and George possibly be happy? Who is their mysterious maidservant? The script will be read. . .
centurion way
Celebrate Centurion Way as being the best walking and cycling leisure route in West Sussex. Bring a picnic and walk or cycle to this family orientated event. Join us at the Amphitheatre Railwaymen sculptures immediately south of Hunters Race bridge. Novelty and cargo bikes will be available to try out. . . .
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Music

The Latin Bridge

4 July, 15:00 - 17:00

Halnaker Park Cottage Gardens

A summer’s afternoon with top Cuban band The Latin Bridge: sizzling classic Bossa Nova, jazz standards, Boleros, Cuban Son & original compositions. Dance to irresistible Latin beats or sit back and soak up the remarkable musicianship from this exceptional trio. . . .
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Religion

Evensong at St Paul's

4 July, 17:00 - 18:00

Come and join us for Evensong and sing your favourite hymns! Doors open from 16:30. Refreshments provided. . . .
arte y flamenco
ESPANA ARTE Y FLAMENCO. International Flamenco dance company Cancion Gitana celebrate the glories of Spanish art from the 15th to 20th centuries in poetry, music, song, dance and projections of paintings, revealing the soul of Spain, the essence of a nation. Arte y Flamenco has been created by noted Flamenco. . .
St Pauls Chichester
Bach. Pure, cathartic, reflective, fantasy and adventure. The solo cello suites. The beauty and perpetual sense of discovery that these solo cello suites bring with every performance have never ceased to capture the imagination of performers and listener throughout the three hundred years since they were composed. They are a. . .
cathedral organ
Chichester Cathedral’s lunchtime concerts return with a series of organ recitals. Although entry is free, booking is essential and will be made available via the Cathedral’s Ticketsource site. These concerts will also be streamed to the Cathedral website: Monday 14th June (1. 15pm) – Charles Harrison (organ) Monday 21st June. . .
penelope keith
Dame Penelope Keith reads from Keats’ immortal Odes to mark the bicentenary year of the death of John Keats in this celebration of poetry and music. Plus stimulating new poetry read by Vicki Feaver and South Downs poets and music played by visiting Russian pianist Elena Toponogova. Dame Penelope Keith. . .
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Arts

A Little Bit of Everything

7 - 11 July, 10:30 - 17:00

Linda Foskett will take over the whole gallery for a Solo show as part of the Chichester Art Trail. This has coincided with the last weekend of the Festival of Chichester. As a multimedia artist there will be a wide selection of work on display. Together with Linda’s large oil. . .
loyd grossman
An Elephant in Rome: Bernini, the Pope, and the Making of the Eternal City. Join Loyd Grossman at the Cathedral as, introducing his new book An Elephant in Rome: Bernini, the Pope, and the Making of the Eternal City , he unfolds the fascinating story of Pope Alexander VII’s redevelopment. . .
martin smith
Music

The Lyrical Euphonium Recital

7 July, 19:30 - 21:30

Martin Smith returns to the Festival of Chichester accompanied by the very talented Christopher Johnston for a Euphonium recital. Martin has performed all over the UK and abroad performing to packed houses from St Martin-in-the-Fields to the Town Hall in Lerwick!. Proceeds to go to 4Sight Vision Support , Bognor. . .
prebendal
We have developed an impressive reputation as a centre for musical excellence music for all is our guiding philosophy and it can be heard throughout the School from dawn until dusk. Our termly concerts provide a wonderful opportunity for our musicians to showcase their talents!. Online event additional info: The. . .
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Crafts

Pottery Exhibition and Sale

9 - 11 July, 11:00 - 17:00

PO203RH

Dancingpots An open studio event. As my original training is in classical Indian dance my work in clay is inspired by the dancer in me. This is reflected in my approach to making, my preoccupations with the form, process and the importance of connecting with the audience. A dance is. . .
plastic free picnic
food

Plastic-Free Drop-in Picnic

9 - 10 July, 12:00 - 16:00

Oaklands Park Chichester

Highlighting Educating Promoting Sign-posting Behaviour Change towards Plastic. Compostable Plastic Packaging Deposit Return Scheme*End Plastic Soup*Fixing Fashion*Micro-plastic Fibre Pollution*Plastic Litter Picks*Plastic Recycling*Refilling*Waste Prevention* Children Welcome * Music * Free Crisps * CDC Sponsored. Featuring: LAVANT WI, WEST SUSSEX FEDERATION OF WI, ECO - CHI , APULSTOCK. Two Farmers Crisps, Surfers. . .
young-choon park
Acclaimed international pianist Young-Choon Park returns to the Festival of Chichester with two masterworks including Schubert Sonata No. 19 in C minor and Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata. Young-Choon Park has given concerts all over the world from the Esterhazy Palace to New York’s Lincoln Centre. ‘Real passion and style’ ( Sunday. . .
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Literature

Lethal Ties

9 July, 18:15 - 19:45

| New Park Centre

LETHAL TIES : A PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE THRILLER SET IN WEST SUSSEX BY HELEN CHRISTMAS. West Sussex author, Helen Christmas, launches her debut psychological thriller, Lethal Ties, talking about the book’s setting, inspiration and joined by Dan Jones who helped with her research. Her novel tackles daring subjects, such as childhood. . .
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Games

Retro Bingo with Dawn Gracie

9 July, 19:00 - 22:00

Oaklands Pavilion, Home of Chichester Rugby Club

A real life fun filled kitsch evening with Dawn Gracie, guests can expect Bingo, Quiz & music plus lots of prizes to be won. This grown-ups only event has the option of basket food provided by Bob’s Diner (orders taken pre event). Dressing up encouraged but not essential. Anything goes. . . .
luc family
The Luc Family returns! Celebrate with Imy, Maria and Kenji for their first live concert since the pandemic started. Enjoy an uplifting mix of piano and cello pieces from Schubert, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Poulenc with a few surprise arrangements. ! Suitable for all ages. Imy, Maria and Kenji are accomplished. . .
bach players
Programme:. Orchestral suite no. 2 in B minor BWV 1067 Canons from the Goldberg Variations The Art of Fugue Nos. 1 4 Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Marion Moonen flute, Nicolette Moonen violin Oliver Webber violin, Anna Curzon viola Kinga Gáborjáni cello, Silas Wollston harpsichord For our first concert since March. . .
good girl
Music

Good Girl

9 - 10 July, 19:30 - 20:40

| New Park Centre

GG stops to talk to charity workers, cleans her food containers out before recycling and always gives up her seat on the bus. She plays by all the rules. Until one day, she snaps. “People do terrible things daily and get away with it. If this was my driving test. . .
Linda Kelsall Barnett
Music

Sojourn with the Guitar

9 July, 19:30 - 21:30

Regis School of Music

Linda Kelsall-Barnett presents an evening of classical guitar music, exploring repertoire which includes 19th century works by Catharina Pratten, Matteo Carcassi and Guilio Regondi and more recent compostions by Dale Kavanagh and Roland Dyens. Suitable for all. Linda will be playing 3 guitars in this concert, a restored Mirecourt guitar. . .
bumblebees
From the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Emily Sabin leads a workshop on identifying bumblebees. She’ll be able to show you our bumblebee species and talk about their life-cycle whilst in our eight-year-old apple orchard. Supervised children and all abilities of bumblebee spotters welcomed. Session will be weather dependent. If it’s very. . .
stansted unlocked
A Weekend Extravaganza blending History, Cricket & Fun. in a West Sussex Country Setting. After extended works to revitalise the visitor experience Stansted Park will be throwing open its doors on the 10th & 11th July to provide two days of fun filled family entertainment as part of the grand. . .
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Arts

Chichester Art Trail - 1st weekend

10 - 11 July, 10:30 - 17:00

Chichester Open Studios Art Trail is now a traditional and very popular event attracting a devoted art-loving audience. Our widespread artists are divided into Peninsula, Regis, City, Downs, Harbour and Online Trails. Explore one Trail at a time, or hop around the Venues as you choose. This is the opportunity. . .
chi symphony orchestra
Karelia Suite, Jean Sibelius (1865-1957). Symphony no. 8, Anton Dvorak (1841-1904) Conductor Simon Wilkins Leader Catherine Lawlor Suitable for adults and children Chichester Symphony Orchestra President Dame Patricia Routledge Patron Mr Charles Harrison. Written at a time of nationalistic fervour, the Karelia Suite is a striking example of Sibelius’ style. . .
sculpture
A selection of large and small sculpture for home and garden. . . .
tour guides
An easy 90-minute stroll with an ITG qualified, knowledgeable Green or Blue Badge guide takes you through Chichester’s past within the historic walls of this beautiful city. From Roman times to the present day, we give an intriguing insight into two thousand years of Chichester history. Meet at the Cathedral. . .
city wall
A guided tour of City Walls by Chichester Walls Trust. 20 June 27 June 4 July 11 July all at 14. 00 from The Novium. A 90-minute guided tour round the two-kilometre circuit of the city’s historic walls with insights into their construction in Roman times, their survival through two. . .
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