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Brighton gets ready for festival!

Brighton Festival this year enters its second half-century after the huge success of last year’s 50th anniversary outing.

Arts
Emsworth Arts Trail launch

Second weekend ahead at Emsworth Arts Trail

Emsworth Arts Trail offers its second weekend this week.

Arts
Harry

The Crown star gets Fracked in Brighton!

Harry Hadden-Paton, of Downton and The Crown fame, joins the cast as Fracked! Or: Please Don’t Use The F-Word goes out on tour after a successful debut in Chichester’s Minerva Theatre last summer.

Theatre and Comedy
James

Latest date for Chichester’s Eroica Orchestra

Chichester’s Eroica Orchestra, directed by James Thomas, will be in concert at St Paul’s Church, Churchside, Chichester on Saturday, April 29 at 7.30pm.

Music
Chichester Chorale

Choirs combine for spectacular

The University of Chichester Chamber Choir, The Otter Consort and Chichester Chorale pool resources to offer a celebration of glorious romantic repertoire at St George’s Church, Whyke, Chichester on Saturday, April 29 at 7.30pm.

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My Dear Miss Terry is among the shows

Petfringe puts the emphasis firmly on fun for 2017 programme

“Sounds Like Fun” is the tagline this year as Petfringe, the new fringe festival for Petworth, enters its third year.

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The Sussex Declaration. West Sussex Record Office Add Mss 8981.

Rare parchment American Declaration of Independence found in Chichester records office

A priceless copy of the American Declaration of Independence has been unearthed at the West Sussex Records Office in Chichester.

News
Patricia with her dog Purdey

Life in France recalled in fictionalised form

Rustington author and former journalist Patricia Feinberg Stoner draws on her years spent living in France for her new book.

Arts
Your chance to relive one of the best platformers ever made, Duck Tales

Console Corner: Disney Afternoon Collection review

That warm, fuzzy feeling inside... that’s nostalgia.

Lifestyle
Their Finest

Film review: Their Finest (4 out of 5)

It’s always good to see a movie that has a real feel for the period, not only with props etc but the attitudes and general way of life.

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Top 10 tunes for Record Store Day

Top 10 tunes for Record Store Day

Record Store Day takes place this Saturday (April 22) and again celebrates the crackle of stylus on vinyl as hundreds of shops across the UK play host to in-store performances, overnight queues, and of course, sell from a catalogue of more than 500 exclusive releases.

Music
Titanic The Musical. Photo by Scott Rylander

Titanic The Musical to launch UK tour from Southampton

The first-ever UK and Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical launches in Southampton, the city from which the Titantic sailed on its maiden voyage.

Theatre and Comedy
David

Another amazing memory feat from West Sussex memory man David

West Sussex memory man David Bathurst is preparing his latest feat – to sing more than 400 hymns without a glimpse of a hymn book.

Music
Ockhams Razor return with their new show Tipping Point

Another Summer of Circus for Worthing

Following the success of last year’s Summer of Circus festival, during which Worthing staked a claim to be the home of circus on the south coast, Worthing Theatres have announced their line-up for 2017.

Theatre and Comedy
Lydia

Lydia Lucy - an artist, not a singer...

The Voice finalist Lydia Lucy joins the line-up for a Worthing charity gig in aid of Help for Heroes.

Music

VIDEO: Traders answer DIY SOS for Yapton mum Amanda

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people to help transform a family’s home.

News
Lancing

Lancing Repertory Players in action next week

Amateur Rite by Tim Luscombe is the latest play from Lancing Repertory Players, with performances from Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29 at 7.30pm at Lancing Parish Hall.
Theatre and Comedy

LISTINGS: Thursday 20 April to Thursday 27 April

Below are the listings for the Observer area from Thursday 6 April up to and including Thursday 13 April. To submit your event for inclusion email details to listings@chiobserver.co.uk. Please note we can never guarantee that an event will be included.

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Kevin Higgins

Irish poet Kevin Higgins to appear in Chichester

Irish poet Kevin Higgins is flying in to Chichester from Galway for Chichester’s Open Mic Poetry at the New Park Centre on Thursday, May 4.

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Participating artist Lucie Cookson

2017 Chichester art trail opens next week

Discover art on your doorstep is the invitation as the 2017 Chichester art trail springs to life.

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