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West Sussex Writers celebrate 80 years!

To celebrate its 80 year anniversary, West Sussex Writers is holding a day-long writers’ event in central Worthing, featuring talks and seminars from six writers – including a keynote from novelist and short story writer, Alison Macleod.

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Jeremy Houghton's portrait of Prince Harry

Equestrian exhibition in Petworth

The Rountree Tryon Gallery opens a new sporting horse exhibition in Petworth.

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GAPA Medal winners 2017 with Sharon Maughan, Saffron and Suzanne Gielgud. Picture by Graham Keetley

GAPA dancers put on beautiful end-of-year show in Haywards Heath

Former Holby City star Sharon Maughan, known to many as the Nescafe Gold Blend actress, attended the Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts (GAPA)’s end-of-year performance at the Hub, Haywards Heath, last week.

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Roger

Chichester International Film Festival gets ready to open

Last summer, the Chichester International Film Festival marked its first 25 years in style – the perfect platform on which to continue to build this year.

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Ian

Legal career adds authenticity to debut novel

Retired lawyer and long-time Shoreham resident Ian Wilson has just brought out his first novel.

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Artel

Transience is summer exhibition inspiration

Viennese-born photographer Maria-Aurelia Riese is among the artists taking part in Transience, the Artel summer exhibition 2017, running from August 1-13 at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester.

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Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

I saw a comment earlier in the week along the lines that Christopher Nolan has reinvented the war movie - and that sums up Dunkirk for me.

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Geoff Green

The mystery of the female kidnapper...

​Steyning author Geoff Green has just brought out The Prisoner of Brenda Brown, published on Amazon in paperback and on Kindle.

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Do you know someone whose home needs a makeover?

Do you know someone whose home needs a makeover?

A daytime interior design show is looking for new people to take part in the next season.

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Fran�ois Cluzet in Scribe

Film review: Scribe (4 out of 5)

The French do seem to have a knack of coming up with excellent tense thrillers that rely on characters and dialogue rather than special effects.

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Isabel Ashdown

Dark psychological thriller for Chichester author Isabel Ashdown

Chichester author Isabel Ashdown is in print with a compelling, dark and twisty psychological thriller that asks the question: if you can’t trust your sister, then who can you trust?
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Baloo and Mowgli by Eric Kincaid

Minitature art in Chichester this week

The Society of Limners 2017 summer exhibition comes to the John Rank Gallery at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester this week – a chance to enter the fascinating world of art in miniature

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Origin Wars

DVD review: Origin Wars (3 out of 5)

Surprisingly, there haven’t been that many movies that stake a claim from the outset for a franchise.

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Would you like to take part in the next MasterChef?

Contestants wanted for BBC’s amateur MasterChef

The BBC is on the lookout for the next amateur MasterChef champion.

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Take Three

Summer exhibition from new gallery

Original work by artists Linda Foskett, Viv Nicklin and Karen Ongley-Snook – paintings, prints, glass and enamelware – come together in the Take Three art exhibition.

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Treve Cottage Art Show 2017  Tuema Pattie Oil Painting

Fine array of artistic talent at annual show

This year’s Treve Cottage Art Show near Petworth runs from July 15-30, 11-6pm daily, promising a rich array of artistic talents.

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Michael Caine in The Italian Job

Revealed: the best British film of all time

The Italian Job has been named the greatest British film ever made.

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Diane Hinds (C) EDWARD TAYLOR

How to promote your book at the Festival of Chichester

Following her appearance at Chichester Library in 2016, Diane Hinds returns to the Festival of Chichester 2017, with Independent Writer? Be Your Own PR Department, an extension of her How To Promote Your Book talk aimed at empowering the independent writer.

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Luis Gnecco as Pablo Neruda

DVD review: Neruda (4 out of 5)

It’s three years after the Second World War and Chile has joined the anti-communist sentiment that pervaded large parts of the world at the time.

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John Haynes

Poetry and painting at the Festival of Chichester

As a celebration of poet and painter Frieda Hughes’ Chichester Cathedral exhibition, Alternative Values/400 Days, audiences are invited to join South Downs poets Stephanie Northgate, Sam Meekings, Barry Smith and Costa Award winner John Haynes for a reading of new poetry alongside classic Sussex poems read by actor/ex-Flying Picket, Gareth Williams.

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