Arts & Screen

Chichester Speakers Festival this weekend

An impressive line-up has been assembled for the latest Chichester Speakers Festival including Kate Adie, Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Andy Hamilton.

Theatre and Comedy
Judie Dench and Ali Fazal in Victoria and Abdul

Film review: Victoria and Abdul (4 out of 5)

Queen Victoria has always been a fascinating character for the small and large screen.

Emma-Jane Hughes

New Open Mic Poetry season in Chichester

Kicking off the autumn Open Mic Poetry season at Chichester’s New Park Centre on Wednesday, September 27 at 7.30pm is Emma-Jane Hughes.


Book success for Barnham's Nadine

Barnham’s Nadine Baldock continues to enjoy surprise success with the release of her memoirs of her Welsh childhood.

Kate Mosse c Mark Rusher

Cancer fund-raiser will celebrate our love of books!

The new Treasured Books Roadshow in Chichester will delight book-lovers while raising funds for cancer prevention.

Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow in Bushwick

DVD review: Bushwick (3 out of 5)

Dave Bautista is certainly the man of the moment.


Novel number 29 for Beryl

Aldwick author Beryl Kingston is in print with her 29th novel, Everybody’s Somebody (£7.99), the tale of Rosie, sent to work at Arundel Castle at the age of just 12 in the early 1900s.

Goodwood Revival action

Clocks turned back at Goodwood Revival

Motoring and aviation history will be celebrated at Goodwood this weekend as thousands flock to this year’s Revival.

Dreamboats and Petticoats

Review: Dreamboats and Petticoats, The Hawth

Dreamboats and Petticoats is always a surefire hit.

Simon reaches his century of books

Author Simon Brett is celebrating a remarkable milestone in his publishing career – his 100th book.

Sussex Watercolour: 'Iris Buds against a Folding Table' by Shirley Trevena

Sussex Watercolour Society in Chichester

The 40th-anniversary exhibition of the Sussex Watercolour Society will be at Chichester’s  Oxmarket Gallery from September 12-24.

The Dark Tower

Film review: The Dark Tower (3 out of 5)

There has been much wringing of hands and general concern over the attempt to squash a host of Stephen King novels that make up The Dark Tower series into around 90 minutes of movie.

The Limehouse Golem

Film review: The Limehouse Golem (4 out of 5)

A crime thriller starring Bill Nighy is pretty much guaranteed to secure an audience in this country.

Eliza Hatch

Highlighting sexual harassment

A University of Brighton graduate is raising awareness about sexual harassment by documenting women’s experiences.

Gladioli at the Parham flower trials. Picture by Lawrence Smith

Spectacular dahlias, zinnias and gladioli on show at Parham House

Visitors to Parham House and Gardens in Pulborough were treated to a special display over the Bank Holiday Weekend (August 25-28).

Julia Chernogorova, from Horsham, one of the contestants on the Great British Bake Off 2017 SUS-170825-150849001

The Great British Bake Off: Week One

It was great to see Sussex contestant Julia Chernogorova survive week one of Channel 4’s Great British Bake Off.

Dame Patricia Routledge unveils the new statue of Keats watched by the sculptor Vincent Gray

Take a seat next to Keats!

People in Chichester can now sit and pass the time of day with John Keats, just yards from where the poet started writing his celebrated work The Eve of St Agnes.

Action from The Lost World

Review: The Lost World, The Hawth's Ampitheatre

There's something magical about open air theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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