Arts & Screen

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.

Stewart Collins Artistic Director

Petworth Festival Literary Weekend line-up announced

BBC security correspondent, journalist and author Frank Gardner, novelist Victoria Hislop and former army Chief of Staff, Lord Richard Dannatt are among the guest at this year’s Petworth Festival sixth annual Literary Weekend from November 2-6 at various locations in and around the town including the Leconfield Hall and St Mary’s Church.

Nadia Shannon with Schools Out, a three-dimensional piece using acrylics and mixed media, by Una Curthoys. Pictures: Kate Shemilt ks16000973-4

Atmospheric open exhibition by Sussex artists

Atmosphere is the theme for this year’s Littlehampton OPEN, which has just been launched at Littlehampton Museum.

Sisters with murder on their mind

DVD review: The Out-Laws (4 out of 5)

Your sister marries the most obnoxious man ever and you and your siblings each have reasons to want to see him off.


Sussex poet Clare Best in Chichester

Chichester Library is joining forces with Open Mic Poetry to host Sussex poet Clare Best at A Celebration of Poetry on National Poetry Day (Thursday, October 6).


Robin's memories of the late, great David Bowie

Barnham-based singer, songwriter, composer and producer Robin Mayhew looks back on his years with the late, great David Bowie in his new autobiography.


A Kentish view of Chichester

Adam Colton offers a light-hearted “Kentish view” of the Chichester area in a new humorous paperback depicting ten cycling and wild-camping expeditions around southern England.

Bridget Jones's Baby

Film review: Bridget Jones’s Baby (4 out of 5)

There is a train of thought that says there are movies just for women and ones just for men.

Women On the Verge Of A Nervous breakdown

DVD review: The Almodovar Collection (5 out of 5)

Asked to name our favourite film directors, many of us would plump for the likes of Spielberg, JJ Abrams, Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.

Dance duo

Dallerup and Waite in Worthing

Strictly Come Dancing performers Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup will be joined by special guests and singer Paul Amer for an afternoon of entertainment at Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre on October 16 at 4pm.

Paul Vincent: Elmer - Stormy Sea

Goodwood and the sea are exhibition inspirations

Something Different is the latest exhibition of images by photographer Paul Vincent in Chichester’s Oxmarket Centre of Arts from Tuesday, September 13 until Sunday, September 25.


Film review: Ben-Hur (3 out of 5)

It takes some courage to tackle what is widely regarded as one of the all-time classics.

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All the action from Goodwood Revival. Pictures:  Derek Martin

GOODWOOD REVIVAL: Watch the action live

The classic motorcar action has begun at Goodwood Motor Circuit and you can watch all of it as it unfolds right here.

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In The Running is now available from Amazon

Running back to health after brutal knife attack

Researching and writing a new book about running has proved the way back to health for Sussex Newspapers’ group arts editor Phil Hewitt after a savage knife attack in South Africa.


Graham Dean's first exhibition in 20 years

Brighton and Hove’s Cameron Art Gallery is hosting an autumn exhibition of works by Graham Dean (October 8-November 6).

Jo Rees

New novel from Brighton's Joanna Rees

A visitors’ book was the starting point for The Girl from Lace Island, the latest novel from Brighton-based author Joanna Rees.

Fun event

Get wet in a great cause!

Put on your swimmers and get down to Hove Lagoon Watersports this Sunday, September 11 for an exhilarating day of free action packed activities.

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