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REVIEW: Birdsong captures the First World War at The Capitol, Horsham

Birdsong, stage version by Rachel Wagstaff, The Capitol Theatre, Horsham, April 23 (show runs until April 28)

Theatre and Comedy

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.
Chance to play on the same stage as UB40

Chance for local bands to play at major Haywards Heath concert in front of 5,000

Two aspiring local bands looking for their big break will get the chance to share a stage with music greats UB40 and The Gipsy Kings at Haywards Heath, in an exciting new competition launched by Boundless and Neil O’Brien Entertainment.

Ardingly Choral Society with Robert Hammersley and Shirley Ventham (on his left). Picture by Melvyn Walmsley

REVIEW: Sorrow and joy in Brahms’ choral masterpiece at Ardingly concert

Brahms Requiem, Ardingly Choral Society, College Chapel Choir and Mid Sussex Sinfonia, Ardingly College Chapel, April 22

Harry Greatorex and Daisy Hook

REVIEW: A quartet of fine acting from Burgess Hill Theatre Club

‘Chinamen’ and ‘The New Quixote’ by Michael Frayn, Burgess Hill Theatre Club

Theatre and Comedy
Mia Clift and Katie Derham

Next Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra event features Mozart’s Oboe Concerto

The members of Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra are entering the final few weeks of rehearsals for their forthcoming concert.

Salmon fillet with beetroot powder, asparagus and poached egg

DAVID WOODS: It’s the season to make the most of British asparagus

British asparagus is one of the hero vegetables of spring and David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick, can’t get enough of it.

Carl Donnelly

Carl Donnelly joins improv heroes at Comedy Beats’ Grasshopper gig

Comedy Beats return to The Grasshopper in Crawley on Thursday, May 3.

Theatre and Comedy
Horrible Histories

Review: Horrible Histories, The Hawth

Is there a better way than teaching children history than Horrible Histories?
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My Girl The River

American roots, country and folk at Crawley’s Hawth

The Hawth’s Americana Live! offers a free afternoon of music from, and inspired by, many different styles of American music, from some of the best bands around (Sunday, April 29, from 1pm).


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

Slideshow: Thousands of flowers help celebrate famous West Sussex landmark’s anniversary

Several thousands of tulips have helped Arundel Castle celebrate its 950th anniversary.

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Jason Manford

Review: Jason Manford, The Hawth

'I'm genuinely pleased to be in Crawley on a Thursday night'.

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