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Sussex Arts Academy joins the Festival of Chichester

Arts charity Sussex Arts Academy offers a free workshop on July 4 as part of this year’s Festival of Chichester.

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Work by Daphne

Daphne Casdagli exhibits at Festival of Chichester

Daphne Casdagli offers an exhibition of original prints and drawings for the 2017 Festival of Chichester.

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Brian Cox as Churchill

Film review: Churchill (3 out of 5)

There have been several dramas attempting to get under the skin of the man who became the figurehead for Britain’s survival during World War II.

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Taking part...

West Dean College end-of-year show

West Dean College’s visual-arts end-of-year summer-show Critical Paths brings together the work of a dozen artists in the college’s Edward James Studios between Saturday and Friday, July 1-7 (10am-5pm).

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Martin

Pirates!

Talks at this year’s Festival of Chichester include Piracy In The Indian Ocean: Truth From The Front Line on Wednesday, June 21 at 7pm.
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Ian and Camilla

Camilla Dallerup confirms Bognor Regis date

Strictly stars Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup offer Up Close & Personal – The Farewell Tour at Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre on October 1 (alexandratheatre.co.uk or 01243 861010).

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David

David shares his love of Sussex with Festival of Chichester audiences

Petworth author David Johnston celebrates his love and understanding of the Sussex countryside in two events for this year’s Festival of Chichester.
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Talks at Six organiser Marilyn Humphrey promotes her shows

Talks at Six series will be key part of Festival of Chichester

Chichester’s Talks at Six series will be making an important contribution to this year’s Festival of Chichester.
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Beautiful dance helps launch festival

Dancers Ella Fleetwood and Eva Escvich Gonzalez entertained the crowds

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Frieda

Chichester: 400 Days in the life of poet and painter Frieda Hughes

A remarkable visual diary currently adorns the north transept of Chichester Cathedral – 400 Days by the poet and painter Frieda Hughes (June 14-August 17, open daily with free entry).

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Peter Robinson

Chichester library will be central to this year's Festival of Chichester

Chichester Library will once again be one of the key venues at this year’s Festival of Chichester.

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CHINDI authors

CHINDI will be big part of Festival of Chichester 2017

Chichester independent authors group CHINDI makes a major contribution to the spoken word section of this year’s Festival of Chichester.

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Juliet West (credit Kelly Hill)

Festival of Chichester launch for latest novel from Juliet West

Shocking images of fascists lining the streets in Bognor Regis are the spur to the new novel from Billingshurst’s Juliet West.

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Dan Flanagan & his 4 year-old son, Nathaniel.

Dads! Your chance to dance wiithout ridicule!

Worthing is hosting “the funkiest Father’s Day ever” – a festival where dads can dance without fear of ridicule, promises organiser Dan Flanagan.
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The Festival committee

The Festival of Chichester is nearly here!

This year’s Festival of Chichester is just over a week away–  a thrilling and varied line-up of more than 200 events for summer 2017, combining a brilliant programme of classical music with the best in jazz, blues, folk, rock, pop and world music.

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Josh Helman and Michael Bisping in My Name is Lenny. Photo: Rob Youngson

DVD review: My Name is Lenny (4 out of 5)

Everyone loves a character and Lenny McLean was certainly larger than life.

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Experience 1,000 years of history at the Weald and Downland Living Museums new Living History Festival this weekend. Picture: ARW Photography SUS-170517-100235003

New Living History Festival this weekend

Families are being invited to step back in time this weekend at the Weald & Downland Living Museum’s first ever Living History Festival.

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Local archaeologists digging up the bath house this week.ks170939-7 SUS-170529-222220008

‘Truly exceptional’ Roman bath house uncovered in Priory Park

An extremely well preserved Roman bath house belonging to someone ‘incredibly rich’ is being unearthed in the middle of a busy park.

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Hands-on willow weaving workshop at the West Dean Arts and Craft Festival. Credit Christopher Ison

West Dean Arts and Craft Festival

West Dean Arts and Craft Festival promises a unique celebration of the arts at West Dean College from June 2-4, 10am to 5pm.

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Chancellor Anthony Cane

The Bible in the Public Square...

The Chichester Cathedral Chancellor’s Lectures 2017 take the title The Bible in the Public Square (Mondays, June 5, 12, 26 and July 3 at 6.30pm; free entry).

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