Arts & Screen

Film review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (4 out of 5)

These days you can pretty much guarantee what you’ll get when you see the name Tom Cruise in the cast list of a movie.


Brand-new version of Giselle from English National Ballet

In terms of excitement, Isabelle Brouwers puts it in the as-good-as-it-gets category – to work and perform in English National Ballet’s creation of a brand-new version of Giselle, the greatest romantic ballet (Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, October 26-29).

Pablo Bronstein

Pablo's Chichester installation

An ambitious installation by the Argentinian-born artist Pablo Bronstein provides the latest contemporary intervention in Pallant House Gallery’s 18th century townhouse in Chichester.

The Football Ramble - Published by Century, the book is released in hardback on October 20, �14.99.

The Football Ramble. By four men who love the game they hate - book review

They are the independent voice of football punditry. Downloaded more than 12 million times a year, The Football Ramble have been entertaining football fans with their podcast for nearly 10 years.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Film review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople (5 out of 5)

When we look back at the movies for 2016, the massive blockbusters will probably be foremost in our minds, thanks to all the massive publicity and excitement with their release.

Somme centenary

Somme centenary screening in Chichester

Chichester Cinema at New Park is staging a special 100th-anniversary screening of The Battle of the Somme.

Flashback to Festival 2016: Cyrano

Come along to public meeting to launch Festival of Chichester 2017

Anyone interested in taking part in next year’s Festival of Chichester is invited to a public meeting at the Chichester City Council offices in Chichester.

Beck with his boss and new sidekick

DVD review: Beck – The Series Volume 2 (3 out of 5)

My first encounter with Beck, the Swedish TV detective, involved a rather preposterous storyline suggesting a detective single-handedly fought off a gang of tooled-up bikers.

Jacqueline Green and Jamar Roberts

Top New York dancers hit the south coast

New York’s Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater makes its Southampton debut with dates at the Mayflower on October 11-12.


Nadine's literary success

Barnham’s Nadine Baldock finds herself with a surprise success on her hands with the release of her memoirs of her Welsh childhood.

picture taken at rare brand Design Vintage, cafe and interiors shop - West Stoke, Chichester

Unique festive shopping experience

The Rare Brand Market is once again promising a unique shopping experience as it returns for its seventh year at Goodwood Racecourse.

‘Year of the Bible’ for Chichester diocese

‘Year of the Bible’ for Chichester diocese

What does the Bible have to say with regards to daily life and contemporary culture?

Marathon swim

Mariam Saleh Binladen completes assisted Channel swim for Syrian refugees

Mariam Saleh Binladen has become the first person from Saudi Arabia to make a solo assisted crossing of the English Channel, the world’s most celebrated open water swim.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Film review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (4 out of 5)

One thing you can be certain of with a Tim Burton movie and that is the unexpected.

Ken Livingstone

Big names at Chichester Speakers Festival 2016

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone and former England cricketer Jonathan Trott are among the big names at the Chichester Speakers Festival 2016.

Andy Hood - Lost in Space

Landmark anniversary celebrated at Chichester's Pallant House Gallery

A remarkable story of success lies behind Outside In’s tenth anniversary show at Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery.


Garrick Palmer exhibition in Chichester

Portsmouth-born painter, printmaker and photographer Garrick Palmer returns to Chichester with an exhibition at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts (running until Sunday, October 9).

Shadows of the Wanderer

Shadows of the Wanderer discussed at Chichester Cathedral

Ana Maria Pacheco will be talking about her work Shadows of the Wanderer currently on show in Chichester Cathedral.

Southdowns Folk Festival. Knickerbocker Glory Appalachian dancers. Regis Centre,Bognor Regis.   Picture: Liz Pearce

PICTURES: Southdowns Folk Festival

The Southdowns Folk Festival for 2016, held across the weekend, saw the event head to the streets for the first time.


Chichester: the nature of Islam

Chichester Skeptics welcome Jonathan Pearce to talk about the nature of Islam on Tuesday, October 4.

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