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Film review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (3 out of 5)

There aren’t many what you could describe as Marmite movies - films that really do split opinion.

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Louise

Vicky meets… Louise Simons, Zumba instructor and dance teacher

A dance craze that remains popular, Zumba was actually the result of a happy accident.

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Story Factory fun

Story fun at Chichester's very own Story Factory!

Story Factory Chichester returns with a brand-new workshop – and it’s beastly!

Music
Barbara in 1974 in Kerala, south India

South Indian dance in Chichester

Barbara Vijayakumar was supposed to be travelling overland to Australia back in 1972. But she got off at the wrong stop in India – and the result all these years later is a Chichester date for her Kala Chethena Kathakali Company.

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Robert White

Comedy night in Copthorne

Comedy Beats present their second show at Oliver's Wine Bar, Copthorne, on Thursday, October 5.

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Daniel

Fund-raising for new novel

Former Bishop Luffa student Daniel Ross is fund-raising towards the publication of his debut novel.

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Mike Shephard - Pic by Sian Morgan

Film role for Mike

Stand-up comedian and comedy writer Mike Shephard, a Littlehampton native and former pupil at St Philip Howard in Barnham, takes to the big screen in Guardians, the debut feature from Braine Hownd Films.

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Andy Hamilton

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
The comic shop in North Street, Chichester, is one of many booked for Comic Con on September 30

Top artists and a Dalek confirmed for Chichester Comic Con

There is a huge buzz ahead of Meanwhile... Comic Con – the city’s first convention for everything comic book related – taking place at Chichester College this month.

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Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell and her South Downs inspiration

One of the most eagerly-awaited children’s book of 2017, The Wizards Of Once publishes in September, launching a brand-new series by Cressida Cowell, author-illustrator of the eight-million-copy-selling How to Train Your Dragon series.

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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.

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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.

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Nadine

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.

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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.

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Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow in Bushwick

DVD review: Bushwick (3 out of 5)

Dave Bautista is certainly the man of the moment.

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Beryl

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.

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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.

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Simon

Simon reaches his century of books

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

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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.

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