Japanese fashions on show in Worthing

Worthing Museum & Art Gallery is teaming up with the British Museum to exhibit Japanese fashion from the Edo period. Dressed to Impress: Netsuke and Japanese Men’s Fashion is a British Museum Partnership exhibition which explores the intricate accessories worn by Japanese men during the Edo period (1615-1868).

Clementine Lovell

Mozart double bill in Arundel

Pop-Up Opera bring a Mozart double bill The Impresario and Bastien & Bastienne to St Nicholas’ Church, Arundel on Saturday, May 12 at 7.30pm (tickets on or phone 01903 882262).

Susan Shafrir

Bioethical inspirations in Chichester art show

Bioethical legal cases are the inspiration for a Chichester exhibition by Susan Shafrir who used to live in South Bersted, but now lives and works in Haifa, northern Israel. The exhibition is at the Oxmarket Gallery from May 7-21.


"Forgotten genius" rediscovered in Chichester

Angela Zanders (piano) returns to the Funtington Music Group in May to give a lecture/recital on the music of Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel.

Former city mayor hails excellent Festival of Chichester programme

Supporters, friends and performers gathered at the Novium in Chichester to unveil the programme for this year’s Festival of Chichester which runs from June 16-July 15: more than  200 events combining a brilliant programme of classical music with the best in jazz, blues, folk, rock, pop, theatre, walks and talks.


Worthing film-maker working with It Ain't Half Hot star

Worthing-based film-maker Philip Deighton Maw – who works under the name Philip L Moore – is working with It Ain’t Half Hot Mum star Melvyn Hayes on his latest project.
Kate Mosse -  (c) Ruth Crafer

New novel from Chichester's Kate Mosse

Chichester novelist Kate Mosse embarks on her biggest-ever literary endeavour with the launch of The Burning Chambers, a new sequence of novels set against the backdrop of 300 years of history, from 16th-century France to 19th-century South Africa (published by Mantle).
Nicola Hancock, Chichester Art Trail chairman

Ten things coming up in the Chichester area

Things you won't want to miss
Amber Kelly and Matthew Collins - Meet Me In St Louis - image by  (Custom)

Ten things coming up in the Worthing area

Things you mustn't miss
The choir

Solent Male Voice Choir in hospice fundraiser

Solent Male Voice Choir returns to concert action on Saturday, April 28 at Southbourne to raise funds for the St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Chichester Dreambuilding project.

Chichester Chorale in concert

Chichester Chorale will be joined by the University of Chichester Chamber Choir and the University Otter Consort for a night of British choral music on Saturday, April 28  at 7.30pm at St George’s Church, Whyke, Chichester

Coldplay tribute in Selsey

Shane Crofts, frontman of Coldplay tribute band Coldplace, says he wasn’t looking for official endorsement from Coldplay’s Chris Martin.
Saxon Sussex

Saxon Sussex Weekend in Worthing

Worthing Museum will be hosting its second Saxon Sussex Weekend on April 27-28, following the popularity of the previous event last year.
Theatre and Comedy
Victoria Wilson

Shoreham pianist Victoria Wilson rediscovers lost jazz giant

Shoreham-based jazz pianist Victoria Wilson is enjoying a positive response to her new self-released album telling the story of Marian McPartland.

Arundel's Civil War mysteries explored

The first in-depth look at the Arundel Campaign looks at one of the forgotten episodes of the English Civil War.
Theatre and Comedy
Kiki Dee

West Sussex date for Kiki Dee

Carmelo Luggeri was brought in by Elton John’s management company to produce a couple of tracks for a Kiki Dee best-of. The two have been working together pretty much ever since.

Stephanie Peat and Rebecca Grove

Range of performers at Bognor Regis Music Club

The next concert at the Bognor Regis Music Club on Saturday, April 28 at 7pm will be organised by club member Rebecca Grove.

Ian McKellen      Photo by Sarah Dunn

Chichester's Lear with Ian McKellen to get cinema screening

NT Live will broadcast the Chichester Festival Theatre production of King Lear with Ian McKellen live from the West End to cinemas nationwide and internationally on September 27.

Theatre and Comedy
STEYNING FESTIVAL 2018 - Barry Cryer and Colin Sell

Steyning Festival tickets go on sale

Public booking has now opened for this year’s Steyning Festival.

Simon Gray

Wonderland show explores Hollywood characters

Music Theatre 2000 offer Lights, Camera… Wonderland! as a sequel to their highly-successful productions of Wonderland (2013), Return 2 Wonderland (2015) and Once Upon a Wonderland (2016).

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